Saturday, 23 September 2017

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Facebook Employees Are Quitting Because Users Are Being Censored

The war on “fake news” embarked upon by Facebook, Google, and Twitter may be earning the media goliaths brownie points with establishment politicos, but users — and even employees — aren’t feeling as enthusiastic. In the midst of backlash over the stunning victory of President-elect Donald Trump, which some people attribute…

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150 buildings damaged or destroyed in Tennessee wildfires

150 buildings damaged or destroyed in Sevier County Source: https://twitter.com/3onyourside/status/803633845262127104 As flames and choking smoke driven by high winds continued to bear down on the Great Smoky Mountain region of Tennessee, emergency officials said early Tuesday that at least 100 buildings have been affected by raging wildfires. The Tennessee Emergency Management…

Turkey is threatening to wage war on Europe for trying to freeze accession talks

Turkey gathers boats to ship migrants to Greece over EU anger

EUROPE is on the brink of war as Turkey gathers fleets of boats to ship 3,000 migrants a day to Greece in retaliation over the European Union’s (EU) vote to freeze accession talks. Greek intelligence officers have discovered the Turkish plans which they say involve thousands of dinghies and motorboats…

An Israeli Merkava tank drives near the border with Syria in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights, on November 28, 2016. Jack Guez

Sirens Sound in Golan Heights Amid Tension After Israel-ISIS Clashes

Residents reported hearing explosion, but army says sirens were false alarm triggered by fighting in Syria. Rocket sirens sounded Tuesday in the Golan Heights, amid tension in the area after clashes between the Israeli army and militants affiliated with the Islamic State group in recent days. The military said later…

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Huge Hadrians Wall-like fault erupting from New Zealand countryside after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked New Zealand earlier this month
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Hundreds of millions of trees are dying in North America

(NaturalNews) In addition to the mass death of bees throughout the United States, there is another potentially life-ending death epidemic occurring as well: the death of millions of oxygen-producing trees. As noted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Forest Service officials have documented and identified an additional 36 million…

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Cuba detains dissident artist for celebrating Castro’s death

MIAMI (Reuters) – Cuban police have detained dissident artist Danilo “El Sexto” Maldonado, once declared a prisoner of conscience by Amnesty International, after he made a video celebrating the death of Fidel Castro, a dissident human rights group and the artist’s girlfriend said on Monday. Castro died on Friday at…

Babak Taherzadeh is accused of harassing Judge Brandon Birmingham, who presides over the 292nd District Court, and threatening the judge's family on social media for months, according to an arrest warrant affidavit, here detained in the Dallas County Jail on November 18, 2016. (Andy Jacobsohn/Dallas Morning News/TNS)
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How Big Oil Pushed to Make Dakota Access-Style Permitting a New Normal

In the two months leading up to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to issue to the Dakota Access pipeline project an allotment of Nationwide 12 permits (NWP) — a de facto fast-track federal authorization of the project — an army of oil industry players submitted comments to the Corps to ensure…

The cardinal served as the sixth Bishop of Hong Kong after being ordained in 2006. He said Chinese bishops are puppets of the government
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McDonald’s Response to $15 Minimum Wage: Automation in Every Store

It’s official: McDonald’s says that every one of its 14,000 stores nationwide will be replacing cashiers with automated touch-screen kiosks. They’re starting with stores where minimum-wage laws mandate the highest rates, such as Florida, New York, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Seattle. According to CNNMoney: “So the fast…

Libyan General Khalifa Haftar has urged the West to send him weapons in the past [Reuters]

New Putin move to win a military base in Libya

Libyan Gen Khalifa Hafter arrived in Moscow Sunday, Nov. 26, with a request for Russian arms and military support for his army. He was welcomed in Moscow, which saw an opening for Russia to gain its first military base in North Africa. According to DEBKAfile’s military and intelligence sources, President…

A man looks into a car burned by the fires in Haifa, November 26, 2016.  Photo: Alex Levac

Israel Fire Updates: 30 Arrested in Connection With Fires, Police Official Says

Israel fires: Several of suspected arsonists linked to fires in Arab towns, police mum on others ■ Blazes under control ■ Netanyahu thanks Palestinian president for assistance ■ U.S. supertanker carries out mission over Jerusalem. Firefighters gained control of most of the blazes across Israel on Saturday after five days….

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IDF forces on the Golan Heights, northern Israel, January 20, 2015. (Basal Awidat/Flash90)

First IDF-Islamic State clash sends Israeli message: Don’t mess with us

For years, army officials have warned of attacks by terror groups in Syria; Sunday’s border skirmish in which 4 militants were killed was brief, ‘productive,’ and unlikely to mark a new era. A short exchange of gunfire between an Islamic State-affiliated terrorist group and Israeli troops on Sunday morning, which…

The DAPL (Dakota Access Pipeline) being installed between farms, as seen from 50th Avenue in New Salem, North Dakota. (Photo: Tony Webster/flickr/cc)

What those Dakota Access Pipeline protesters don’t tell you

NOTE FROM AARON: This is a good example of how the media can control what the public thinks and feels. If only the facts were reported then people would be forced to draw their own conclusions, but instead what is reported is designed to produce very spcific emotional responces which…

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GERMANY TO PROSECUTE ONLINE ‘HATE SPEECH’

‘Monitoring how many racist posts reported by users of social media sites are deleted within 24 hours’ (DAILY WIRE) Germany’s record on free speech leaves a lot to be desired. Vacillating from one extreme to another, from simulcasting Nazi propaganda to criminalizing Holocaust-denial, it has long struggled to protect the…

Many refugees and migrants have been sleeping rough in cities across France as they wait to seek asylum Reuters
A firefighting plane drops fire retardant during a wildfire with the skyline of the Israeli city of Haifa in the background