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September 17, 2018

Sep 17 12:06

Feinstein’s former staffer, Daniel Jones, raised $ millions to continue his Fusion GPS Russian project, & the Chinese agent on DiFi’s staff was being paid from Beijing.

Did any of that $ end up in Feinstein ventures or in her husband’s activities in China?

Is Dianne Feinstein the Most Corrupt Senator in the United States?

Sep 17 12:06

At least five people are arrested and dozens more are caught on video looting a Family Dollar store in flood-hit Wilmington, as the city on North Carolina's coast becomes a virtual island

Looters have broken into a Family Dollar store in Wilmington as the city on North Carolina's coast has become cut off by floodwaters following Hurricane Florence.
Police have arrested at least five people in connection with looting at the store on Greenfield Street on Saturday.

Sep 17 12:05

Is this Britain's biggest bridezilla? Newlywed spent £70K on five different ceremonies and 13 wedding gowns - and guests who veered from her dress code were CUT from photos

A newlywed has been branded 'Britain's biggest bridezilla' after holding five different wedding ceremonies during which she wore 13 dresses.
Sandra Igwe, who married the same man five times, spent £70,000 in total on her wedding celebrations.

Sep 17 11:45

Asian, European Nations Seeking to Minimize Dependence on US Dollar – Kremlin

More and more countries in Asia and Europe are seeking an alternative to the US dollar as Washington has been undermining trust in what has been the world's main reserve currency over years, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told the Rossiya 1 TV channel Sunday.

“All of a sudden, the country, which issues the US dollar, starts making steps which are shattering trust in this reserve currency. More and more countries, not only in the East but also in Europe, start mulling ways to minimize their dependence on the US dollar. They suddenly realize: A. it is possible, B. it should be done, and C. save yourself if you can, it should be done as soon as possible,” Peskov said.



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Sep 17 11:45

What's up with these 'Congratulations Amazon User' pop-up ads?

Pop-up ads have long been the scourge of the internet. But the rise of ad blockers, plus anti-pop-up moves by Google and Firefox had given us hope that those days would soon be behind us.

So why are even the most tech-savvy among us starting to see ads appear congratulating us for being "selected as a winner" of a $1,000 Amazon gift card?

If you've found yourself staring at one of these ads on your phone and you have no idea how it happened, it's because of a "forced redirect" on the webpage, caused by a malware-like script running in one of the ads on the page. Needless to say, the gift card offer is almost guaranteed to be a scam.

The pop-ups in question appear on both smartphone and desktops, promising a prize in exchange for your personal information or a few clicks. They are is undeniably annoying, and quite clearly a scam.

Neither Android nor iPhone users are safe, and some frustrated web denizens are at their wits' end.

Sep 17 11:44

Newspaper Publishers Association honors Maxine Waters with ‘leadership’ award

Mad Maxine Waters is a leader worthy of honor, according to the National Newspaper Publishers Association.

The group honored the California congresswoman with a “National Leadership Award” on Friday, according to Diversity Inc.

During her acceptance, Waters denounced President Trump, prompting applause from the audience of media leaders.



Sep 17 11:43

Obama repeatedly stutters, talks about himself 79 times while campaigning for candidates

There were times during a Thursday rally Barack Obama couldn’t help but talk about himself, even though he was supposed to be talking about other people.

There were other times he could barely talk at all.

During the Cleveland rally for Rich Cordray and Betty Sutton, Obama repeatedly talked about himself, despite the candidates sitting behind him.

Several times, he stuttered as he attempted to attack President Trump and the success of recent Republican initiatives.

Sep 17 11:43

The Backlash Begins: Critics Question Motives Behind Bezos' New $2 Billion Charity

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the world's wealthiest man. He was also - until very recently - widely considered the least generous billionaire. To wit, the Bezos Family Fund - the only major philanthropic endeavor bearing his name - was established with money earned by his parents, who were early private investors in Amazon.

But for whatever reason (maybe it was the intensifying political pressure from Bernie Sanders' "Stop BEZOS" act, or positive PR ahead of Amazon's much-hyped HQ2 announcement, or even the fact that Amazon Web Services is jockying for an immensely valuable DoD contract), Bezos decided that he wanted to improve his public image.

Sep 17 11:42

Robinhood Investing App Secretly Makes Millions Selling Millennials' User Data To HFT Firms

Stealing from millennials to give to the rich. Robinhood App sells user customer data to make a quick buck from the high-frequency trading (HFT) firms on Wall Street.

Robinhood Financial, LLC, a US-based mobile stock brokerage company, founded on the basis of disrupting the brokage industry by offering commission-free trading, has been secretly making millions of dollars in a profit scheme by selling users' data to HFT traders, said Logan Kane, a writer for North of Sunset Publishing.

Sep 17 11:42

America's Fake-Money System: Honest Work For Dishonest Pay

Over the past decade, in the wake of the 2008-09 debt crisis, the impossible has happened. The sickness of too much debt has been seemingly cured with massive dosages of even more debt. This, no doubt, is evidence that there are wonders and miracles above and beyond 24-hour home deliveries of Taco Bell via Door Dash.



Sep 17 11:41

Saudi war machine revs up as UN envoy visits Yemen

Saudi Arabia has intensified its invasion of Yemen as the United Nations special envoy for the violence-scarred country visits the capital Sana’a in an attempt to cobble together a conflict resolution mechanism.

On Sunday, Saudi warplanes killed seven civilians, including women and children, in Bayda, attacking the central Yemeni province’s town of Radman. Eight others were also wounded in the attack.

Earlier in the day, two people lost their lives in a missile attack on the northern province of Sa’ada, and four more died in airstrikes on the southwestern province of al-Hudaydah.

Sep 17 11:41

Twitter blocks real Iranians' accounts, overlooks US ‘regime change’ propaganda: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Twitter has blocked the accounts of "real Iranians" but overlooks the "regime change" propaganda spewing out of Washington.

Zarif made the remarks in a post on his official Twitter page on Sunday addressing Jack Patrick Dorsey, the co-founder and CEO of Twitter.

He said the accounts of real Iranians, including TV presenters and students, have been shuttered for allegedly being part of an "influence operation."

Sep 17 11:40

Zionists like Sheldon Adelson pushed Trump to pull out of Iran nuclear deal: Scholar

US President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal under pressure from the Zionists like Sheldon Adelson and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, an American scholar says.

Adelson, a billionaire Zionist casino owner and Republican party funder, and Netanyahu pressured Trump into pulling out of the of the Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), James Fetzer, a prominent American political philosopher, told Press TV in a telephone interview on Saturday.

“What is outrageous is that Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal for no good reason,” Fetzer said.

US intelligence services -- on several occasions -- including Israeli Mossad had confirmed that the Iranian government was not in pursuit of developing nuclear weapons, the scholar said.



Sep 17 11:40

Over 2,500 anti-regime activists held in Saudi detention centers: Group

Saudi authorities are reportedly keeping more than 2,500 anti-regime activists behind bars as part of a widening crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against Muslim preachers, members of the press and intellectuals in the oil-rich kingdom.

The rights group Prisoners of Conscience, which is an independent non-governmental organization advocating human rights in Saudi Arabia, announced in a post on its official Twitter page that at least 2,613 people, among them prominent lawyers, judges, academicians and scholars, are currently languishing in jails and detention centers across the country.

Sep 17 11:39

Israel's weak army not ready for war

The Israeli army's ombudsman, Major General Yitzhak Brick, has harshly criticized Israel?s military readiness for war.

Brick?s statements exposes Israel?s vulnerability to attacks. But they are in complete contradiction with a report issued in September by the Israeli army Chief of Staff. Gadi Eisenkothad had said Israel was at a high level of readiness for war. Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah has already also said Israel is not ready for a military showdown.

Sep 17 11:39

Syrian Army Dispatches More Military Convoys to Idlib Battlefield

The Syrian Army sent more troops and equipment to the Northwestern parts of the country to reinvigorate its combat capabilities for an imminent major operation in Idlib province.

Sep 17 11:38

Senior MP Warns of Iran's Tough Response to EU's Defiance of JCPOA Undertakings

Chairman of the Iranian parliament's Nuclear Committee Mojtaba Zonnour underlined that the European states should take practical steps to protect the 2015 nuclear deal or face Tehran's tough and unprecedented reaction.
"Now, we are facing a shaky and unstable nuclear deal," Zonnour said on Sunday.

"If the Europeans fail to meet Iran's interests after the US withdrawal, the Islamic Republic of Iran's reaction will be different from the past," he added.

In relevant remarks earlier this month, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani warned the European states that the time demanded by them to persuade Tehran to remain committed to the 2015 nuclear deal after the US withdrawal is ending.



Sep 17 11:38

City Replaced Corrupt Cops With Mimes Who Lowered Traffic Fatalities Far Better Than Tickets

One of the most interesting experiments in traffic flow was pioneered by Bogotá mayor Antanas Mockus, who fired a large portion of the city’s cops and offered to retrain and rehire them as mimes.

“In a society where human life has lost value. There cannot be another priority than re-establishing respect for life as the main right and duty of citizens,” Mockus says.

Instead of writing tickets, the mimes were unleashed upon the city to direct traffic, while applauding good drivers and mocking bad ones. Surprisingly, the city saw a 50 percent drop in traffic fatalities, less congestion, and an overall better culture of driving.

Sep 17 11:37

Flightpath of US high-altitude drone near Crimea revealed by tracking website

A US military high-altitude Global Hawk drone has reportedly been spotted flying an hours-long spy mission over eastern Ukraine and off the shore of Crimea along with another American surveillance plane.

The RQ-4 Global Hawk cruised over war-torn eastern Ukraine before coming within 40km of the Crimean coast. PlaneRadar website, which tracks military flights worldwide, reported the mission in a series of tweets on Saturday.

It is understood that the unmanned aircraft took off at around 9:00am GMT from a US Navy installation at NATO Base Sigonella in Sicily, Italy.

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Sep 17 11:36

Did You Know That MSNBC's Chris Matthews Shares A Bank Account With The Boss of The Maryland Democrat Party?

Sep 17 11:36

Senator Dianne Feinstein Won’t Set Up Call for Kavanaugh Accuser to Testify

It’s now official: This entire situation is a farce that needs to end immediately. Anything less shows the Democrats are profoundly unserious about the allegations being made against Brett Kavanaugh.

Over the weekend, Senator Dianne Feinstein made waves by going public with accusations against President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. First, she revealed that someone who knew Kavanaugh in high school accused him of sexually assaulting her. Then the accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, actually came out publicly.

Senate Republicans tried to pull a fast one on her by challenging her to testify in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. This was to call her bluff. Ford didn’t fall for it and agreed to testify, putting Republicans back on their heels, as now they have to oblige their own request, further delaying Kavanaugh’s vote.



Sep 17 11:33

BREAKING: “State of Emergency” Declared at Brunswick Nuclear Plant

A “state of emergency” has been declared by the staff at Brunswick Nuclear Plant in Southport, North Carolina. Few details are available at the moment, but the emergency is currently classified as “an unusual event” due to flooding from Hurricane Florence.

Sep 17 11:32

Patriots Vs. Jaguars: Pats Wilt In Jacksonville Heat ...

(*95F on the field . The Jacksonville high school team would have been a bigger challenge !
2 Patriots players left the field for concussion protocol)

Sep 17 11:30

If We Don’t Fight Back Now We’re Finished

In this episode I address the troubling tactics by the Democrats to derail the Brett Kavanaugh nomination. If this is allowed to stand these tactics will destroy Trump’s power to appoint people. I also address the explosive new revelations that FBI investigators may have fabricated the entire premise for the Trump investigation.



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Sep 17 11:26

The Skripals: Victims or Pawns in a Wider Geopolitical Game

On 3 March 2018 a former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found slumped on a park bench in Salisbury England, obviously suffering from the ill effects of an undetermined substance. They were transported to hospital and placed in intensive care. The initial hospital reports made no mention of their being the victims of any nerve agent attack. It seems that they were initially thought by the medical staff to be suffering from the effects of Fentanyl, an illegal but widely used drug in England. This diagnosis was based upon the symptoms exhibited by Sergei and Yulia.

Sep 17 11:25

Former FBI attorney Lisa Page admits the agency could NOT prove collusion between Trump and Russia before the appointment of Mueller as special counsel in bombshell testimony

Former FBI attorney Lisa Page, in a bombshell revelation, says the agency could not prove collusion between Russia and Donald Trump's presidential campaign before Special Counsel Robert Mueller was appointed.

Page told a closed-door joint session of the House Judiciary and Oversight committees in mid-July that investigators could not make the charge, according to a transcript of her deposition reviewed by Fox News.

'I think this represents that even as far as May 2017, we still couldn't answer the question,' Page said.

Sep 17 11:25

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New speaker of #Iraq’s parliament, Mohammed Rikan Hadeed al-Halbousi, praised Iran’s role in the #Arab country’s liberation from terrorist groups and said in the era of “unfair” sanctions against #Iran, the #Iraqi nation will side with the Islamic Republic

Sep 17 11:24

Turkey to cooperate with Russia on eliminating terrorists in Idlib – Erdogan

Turkey is ready to cooperate with Russia on the fight against terrorist groups in the Syrian northwestern province of Idlib, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said ahead of his upcoming talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

“If the situation in Idlib continues as is, the results will be heavy. We have to find a solution with Russia and the coalition forces without letting this happen. As you know, the US has a different position, however, we have previously held meetings with Germany and France. We are already in it together with Russia,” Erdogan said on Sunday, as quoted by Daily Sabah, a Turkish newspaper.



Sep 17 11:23

Serial numbers of missile that downed MH17 show it was produced in 1986, owned by Ukraine - Russia

The serial numbers found on debris of the Buk missile which downed Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine show it was produced in 1986, the Russian military said. The projectile was owned by Ukraine, they added.

There are two serial numbers found on fragments of the missile, which shot down the passenger airliner in June 2014 according to an international team of investigators led by the Netherlands. The numbers were marked on the engine and the nozzle of the missile.

The Russian military on Monday said they had traced them to a missile which had the producer serial number 8868720.

Sep 17 11:23

US Diplomats Involved In Trafficking Of Human Blood And Pathogens For Secret Military Program

The US Embassy to Tbilisi transports frozen human blood and pathogens as diplomatic cargo for a secret US military program. Internal documents, implicating US diplomats in the transportation of and experimenting on pathogens under diplomatic cover were leaked to me by Georgian insiders. According to these documents, Pentagon scientists have been deployed to the Republic of Georgia and have been given diplomatic immunity to research deadly diseases and biting insects at the Lugar Center – the Pentagon biolaboratory in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi.

This military facility is just one of the many Pentagon biolaboratories in 25 countries across the world. They are funded by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) under a $ 2.1 billion military program – Cooperative Biological Engagement Program (CBEP), and are located in former Soviet Union countries such as Georgia and Ukraine, the Middle East, South East Asia and Africa.

Sep 17 11:22

All My Heroes Have FBI Files

Sep 17 11:22

Gov. 'Moonbeam' says California to launch climate satellite

California Gov. Jerry Brown said Friday that the state plans to launch its "own damn satellite" into orbit to battle climate change.

The man the late Chicago columnist Mike Royko famously dubbed "Gov. Moonbeam" made the announcement at the conclusion of a two-day climate summit he organized in San Francisco.

Brown said state officials will work with the San Francisco-based company Planet Labs to develop a satellite to track climate-change causing pollutants. Brown said the earth-imaging company has launched 150 satellites.



Sep 17 11:20

FBI knew of plot to kill OWS activists, remained silent

Sep 17 11:10

Kavanaugh's alleged "assault" victim spent all weekend deleting her social media accounts.



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Sep 17 11:07

Democrats Panic As Manafort Rats On Clinton’s Inner Circle

Sep 17 11:02

Catherine Austin Fitts - We’ve Reached “Never Never Land” Accounting

Sep 17 11:01

PETER HITCHENS: We're on the brink of war... and nobody has noticed

Are we on the brink of a new war? It looks very much like it. Will it be justified? I do not think so. Can we stop it? It is worth a try.

Almost everyone missed an amazing and worrying moment in Parliament last week, when Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt gave us a glimpse of the Government’s thinking. They will go to war without waiting for the facts to be checked, and without recalling Parliament.

In a very brief debate about the war in Syria, he was asked about plans – now being openly discussed at high levels in Washington – for a devastating attack on Damascus.



Sep 17 11:01

China To Take Over Israel's Largest Port, Could Threaten US Naval Operations

A top Israeli military and energy official has questioned Israel and China's growing economic ties just as a Chinese company is set to begin operating Haifa Port as part of a major 25-year contract previously struck in 2015.

“When China acquires ports,” Israeli Brigadier General Shaul Horev began in an interview this week with national news source, Arutz Sheva, “it does so under the guise of maintaining a trade route from the Indian Ocean via the Suez Canal to Europe, such as the port of Piraeus in Greece. Does an economic horizon like this have a security impact?"

Gen. Horev, who has also served as navy chief of staff and chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, continued to sound the alarm over a Chinese takeover, "We are not weighing that possibility sufficiently. One of the senior American figures at the conference raised the question of whether the U.S. Sixth Fleet can see Haifa as a home port. In light of the Chinese takeover, the question is no longer on the agenda.”

Sep 17 11:00

Bezos: Trump's Attacks On The Press Are "Dangerous"

A day after unveiling his first major charitable initiative (an announcement that arrived, coincidentally, we're sure, after a bruising week of headlines detailing the latest crop of worker-abuse allegations directed at Amazon), Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (also the world's wealthiest man) disappointed hundreds of powerful people who had convened to hear him speak - as rumors swirled that he might reveal the location of Amazon's much-hyped HQ2 - last night at the Economic Club of Washington DC. But instead of an outright reveal, Bezos assured his audience that Amazon plans to announce the location by the end of the year, though he wouldn't elaborate beyond that.

Sep 17 11:00

John Kerry: Trump Has 'Maturity of an 8-Year-Old Boy With the Insecurity of a Teenage Girl'

Former Secretary of State John Kerry ripped President Donald Trump during an interview Friday night with "Real Time" host Bill Maher.

While promoting his memoir, "Every Day Is Extra," Kerry responded to a tweet from Trump that suggested he had "illegal meetings" with the Iranian regime.

Sep 17 10:59

MATTIS Vs. TRUMP: MUTINY WITHIN The TRUMP WHITE HOUSE 

On the issue of Korea, it is becoming increasingly clear that General “Mad Dog” Mattis, General John Kelly, and the Pentagon top brass do not see eye to eye with Donald Trump on a whole host of issues, including:

1. Withdrawal of some 28,000 U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula.

Trump does not understand why both South Korea and Japan, both wealthy and developed, have to “mooch off” on U.S. military security protection, and not bear the burden for their own defense, and why the American military presence is even needed in East Asia.



Sep 17 10:58

George Ades: What If Russia Establishes A NO-FLY ZONE OVER ALL OF SYRIA Warning Israel, NATO, And Turkey?

SUPPOSING SUPPOSING…. What if Putin takes seriously the threat from the US and its minions that they would militarily respond to any attack on their favourite terrorists in Syria …with “unprecedented force….” , and after consultations with his military advisers he decides on the following course of action:

-Informs his Turkish “allies” that any violation of their agreement that leads to Turkish planes flying anywhere near the Syrian border, would result in their being shot down. That should deprive Erdogan of any temptation to deviate from the agreed terms.

-Warns his Israeli “colleagues” to keep their own airforce well clear of Syrian airspace as they risk being shot down too.

Sep 17 10:57

ESCALATING TENSIONS: US And Russia DOUBLE-DOWN On Warships In Mediterranean

Russia, the US and other powers have positioned a growing contingent of warships in the eastern Mediterranean.

Sep 17 10:56

Agent Orange: 17 Chilling Photos of the Vietnam War Crimes the US Got Away With

This article was first posted on Global Research in September 2017.

For ten years during the Vietnam War, the United States used a toxic concoction of two herbicides, labeled ‘Agent Orange,’ to wipe out large areas of Vietnam which were covered by thick jungle. The aim was to enable easier and more effective bombing of enemy bases. The issue was, Agent Orange wasn’t just an herbicide — it was also a deadly weapon, as it contains large amounts of dioxin.

Agent Orange was discovered in the year 1943 by American botanist Arthur Galston. Between the years of 1962 and 1971, the US army “showered” the deadly chemical over Southern Vietnam as part of the military operation “Ranch Hand”, or “Trail Dust.” In total, more than 20 million gallons of Agent Orange was used. Sadly, Agent Orange did more than contribute to the deforestation of vast areas of land. It also contaminated air, water, and food sources.

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This is truly hard to remember; and it just as horrific as is the US military's current practice of using depleted uranium as a weapon in the 21st century .

Sep 17 10:52

The Bluffer’s Guide to Bombing Syria

The propaganda mills of the British and American governments – spokespersons, media, think tanks – are working overtime churning out ‘talking points’ to justify the upcoming large scale bombing of Syria on the pretext of use of prohibited weapons.

Here is a guide from a former insider to the top dozen of these lies.

Sep 17 10:52

Super Typhoon Strikes Hong Kong!

Sep 17 10:49

The Way American Healthcare Screwed This Couple Is Just Sick

Health care in the U.S seems to be one of those topics that can divide up a room quickly. What is the best system? What’s wrong with the current system? Who can implement the best ideas? Well, according to the Pew Research Center, regardless of income, 83% of Americans say that the high cost of medical treatments is what makes quality care unaffordable to the public.

If you have never been forced to take a hard look at the medical system in action it may be difficult to understand exactly how much these treatments can be. So someone on Reddit re-shared the story of a 71-year-old man who lost his wife to cancer, and the the toll the expense of medical care took on their lives. Scroll down below to read the post, it may shock you.

Sep 17 10:48

Trump's Reckless Hostility Unites China and Russia

Good work Mr. President! You have now managed to lay the groundwork for a grand Chinese-Russian alliance. The objective of intelligent diplomacy is to divide one’s foes, not to unite them.

This epic blunder comes at a time when the US appears to be getting ready for overt military action in Syria against Russian and Syrian forces operating there. The excuse, as before, will be false-flag attacks with chlorine gas, a chemical widely used in the region for water purification. It appears that the fake attacks have already been filmed.

Meanwhile, some 303,000 Russian, Chinese and Mongolian soldiers are engaged in massive maneuvers in eastern Siberia and naval exercises in the Sea of Japan and Sea of Okhotsk. The latter, an isolated region of Arctic water, is the bastion of Russia’s Pacific Fleet of nuclear-armed missile submarines.


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Sep 17 10:47

Nurse Whistleblower: Hospitals Vaccinating Patients by Force Without Their Knowledge

The U.S. mainstream medical system and healthcare are failed establishments that have drifted away from healing to become profit-based outlets dispensing inferior and outdated pharmaceutical products. The historical direction has been clear to anyone paying attention and now it appears that the beginning of some tipping point has arrived. What it means and where it will lead is unknown. Yet the status quo of business as usual is changing moving forward as medical whistleblowers come forward and communities recoil against their loss of heath freedom.

Sep 17 10:47

40% Of Venezuela Stores Go Bust After 3,000% Minimum Wage Hike

The "dream" of socialism has once again collided with the realities of economics, after nearly 40% of stores in Venezuela have been forced to close following a mandated 3,000% increase in minimum wages by the Maduro government, according to the Miami Herald, citing the National Council of Commerce and Services of Venezuela.

Further complicating the situation are price caps on goods sold in stores - which are now selling below cost, and cannot raise prices to cover the mandatory increases in salaries.

If store owners are caught raising prices, they face fines and prison.

"We have inspections, and they force us to sell at last month’s prices," said Uzcátegui. "That takes money away from the business because of the hyperinflation, when you can’t even sell at yesterday’s prices because you lose money."

Sep 17 10:47

Trump shouldn't criticise the news media, says Amazon's Jeff Bezos

Who happens to own The Washington Post newspaper

Sep 17 10:47

Why the FBI Mysteriously Closed That New Mexico Observatory

“AURA has been cooperating with an on-going law enforcement investigation of criminal activity that occurred at Sacramento Peak. During this time, we became concerned that a suspect in the investigation potentially posed a threat to the safety of local staff and residents. For this reason, AURA temporarily vacated the facility and ceased science activities at this location.”



Sep 17 10:45

JUST IN: Sen Grassley says Feinstein is refusing to cooperate

in setting up follow-up calls with Dr. Ford and SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Sep 17 10:44

Merkel Reportedly Decides to Fire Intel Chief After Chemnitz Unrest Remarks

The head of Germany's BfV has come under fire from politicians after a controversial interview where he expressed his doubts about the authenticity of the footage showing alleged attacks by right-wing activists on migrants in Chemnitz. In his comment, the intelligence chief said that there was good reason to believe that the video was a fake.

Head of the German Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV) Hans-Georg Maassen will soon be dismissed by Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has already made up her mind on the issue, Die Welt reported, citing anonymous sources within the ruling coalition.

Sep 17 10:43

The CIA and the Media: 50 Historical Facts the World Needs to Know

Since the end of World War Two the Central Intelligence Agency has been a major force in US and foreign news media, exerting considerable influence over what the public sees, hears and reads on a regular basis. CIA publicists and journalists alike will assert they have few, if any, relationships, yet the seldom acknowledged history of their intimate collaboration indicates a far different story–indeed, one that media historians are reluctant to examine.

When seriously practiced, the journalistic profession involves gathering information concerning individuals, locales, events, and issues. In theory such information informs people about their world, thereby strengthening “democracy.” This is exactly the reason why news organizations and individual journalists are tapped as assets by intelligence agencies and, as the experiences of German journalist Udo Ulfkotte (entry 47 below) suggest, this practice is at least as widespread today as it was at the height of the Cold War.

Sep 17 10:43

California professor Christine Ford claims Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her: 'It derailed me'

Many Republicans immediately pushed back Sunday, saying it was "disturbing" that the decades-old allegations surfaced just days before the Judiciary Committee is set to vote on whether to advance Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Senate floor. Republicans have given no indication that they intend to delay Thursday's key vote, as a series of Democratic senators demanded throughout the day; however, Senate Judiciary Committee spokesman Taylor Foy said Chairman Chuck Grassley was working to set up follow-up calls with Kavanaugh and Ford in light of the Post report.

"It’s disturbing that these uncorroborated allegations from more than 35 years ago, during high school, would surface on the eve of a committee vote after Democrats sat on them since July," Grassley, R-Iowa, said in a statement.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

That "she couldn't remember how she came to be at the house" makes me believe that she was potentially high on some kind of drug at the time, and someone had sexually assaulted her, in her blacked-out condition, but now, she finds an exquisitely convenient time to lay the blame on Kavanaugh, as it is politically expedient for the Democrats to stop his confirmation "by any means necessary."

Kavanaugh is "Getting Borked" by this. And let me break down what that means in the following article The ever-present history of getting Borked

Sep 17 10:43

Why Samsung's billionaire chief is headed to North Korea

The leader of Samsung's sprawling business empire will visit North Korea this week along with the heads of other top South Korean corporations.
Jay Y. Lee, Samsung's billionaire chief, is one of nearly a dozen business leaders traveling to Pyongyang with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday, according to a statement from the president's office.

Moon will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during the visit — the first trip to Pyongyang by a sitting South Korean president since 2007. It reflects warming ties between the two governments, which have fueled hopes of deeper economic cooperation.

Moon laid out ambitious plans last month that would dramatically transform and connect the two economies, giving South Korea a land link to the rest of the Asian continent, potentially opening up lucrative trade and infrastructure links.

Sep 17 10:42

Nasty piece of CSS code crashes and restarts iPhones

A security researcher has discovered a vulnerability in the WebKit rendering engine used by Safari that crashes and restarts the iOS operating system used by iPhones and iPads.

The vulnerability can be exploited by loading an HTML page that uses specially crafted CSS code. The CSS code isn't very complex and tries to apply a CSS effect known as backdrop-filter to a series of nested page segments (DIVs).

Sep 17 10:42

There’s a Discrepancy in Kavanaugh Accuser’s Account of Sexual Assault

This isn’t the first time Ford has actually made the accusation. She reportedly made it during a therapy session in 2012. But here’s where things get interesting. Ford never named Kavanaugh in the therapist notes she provided to the Post. She only told the therapist, according to the notes, that she was assaulted by students “from an elitist boys’ school.” These attackers went on to become “highly respected and high-ranking members of society in Washington.”

Here comes the discrepancy: According to the therapist’s notes, four boys were involved, not two. Ford’s husband told the Post that she detailed it correctly – that two boys attacked her – but the therapist flubbed.



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Sep 17 10:41

Beware! Unpatched Safari Browser Hack Lets Attackers Spoof URLs

A security researcher has discovered a serious vulnerability that could allow attackers to spoof website addresses in the Microsoft Edge web browser for Windows and Apple Safari for iOS.

While Microsoft fixed the address bar URL spoofing vulnerability last month as part of its monthly security updates, Safari is still unpatched, potentially leaving Apple users vulnerable to phishing attacks.

Sep 17 10:40

10 Reasons The U.S. Is No Longer The Land Of The Free

Below is today’s column in the Sunday Washington Post. The column addresses how the continued rollbacks on civil liberties in the United States conflicts with the view of the country as the land of the free. If we are going to adopt Chinese legal principles, we should at least have the integrity to adopt one Chinese proverb: “The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names.” We seem as a country to be in denial as to the implications of these laws and policies. Whether we are viewed as a free country with authoritarian inclinations or an authoritarian nation with free aspirations (or some other hybrid definition), we are clearly not what we once were. [Update: in addition to the column below, a later column in the Washington Post explores more closely the loss of free speech rights in the West].

Sep 17 10:39

Watch Out! This New Web Exploit Can Crash and Restart Your iPhone

It's 2018, and just a few lines of code can crash and restart any iPhone or iPad and can cause a Mac computer to freeze.

Sabri Haddouche, a security researcher at encrypted instant messaging app Wire, revealed a proof-of-concept (PoC) web page containing an exploit that uses only a few lines of specially crafted CSS & HTML code.

Beyond just a simple crash, the web page, if visited, causes a full device kernel panic and an entire system reboot.

Sep 17 10:38

World’s Five Most Expensive Precious Metals

If you think gold or silver are the most expensive metals in the world because we call them “precious,” you are wrong. Here’s a list of five most valuable metals.



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Sep 17 10:38

Strzok-Page texts calling to 'open' case in 'chargeable way' under fresh scrutiny

Two hours after Comey's termination became public on May 9, 2017, Strzok, a now-former FBI agent, texted Page, his then-colleague and lover: "We need to open the case we've been waiting on now while Andy is acting."

Sep 17 10:37

Ransomware Attack Takes Down Bristol Airport's Flight Display Screens

Bristol Airport has blamed a ransomware attack for causing a blackout of flight information screens for two days over the weekend.

The airport said that the attack started Friday morning, taking out several computers over the airport network, including its in-house display screens which provide details about the arrival and departure information of flights.

The attack forced the airport officials to take down its systems and use whiteboards and paper posters to announce check-in and arrival information for flights going through the airport and luggage pickup points for all Friday, Saturday, and the subsequent night.

Sep 17 10:37

High-end fashion label Henri Bendel to shut down in 2019 after 123 years in business due to 'sluggish sales'

Upscale U.S. fashion label Henri Bendel - known in recent years for its luxury handbags and shoes - will shut down in January after 123 years in business, parent company L Brands has announced.

The Bendel website and all of the label's 23 stores in the United States, including the flagship location on New York's Fifth Avenue, will remain open through the holiday shopping season, L Brands said in a statement.

But from the start of 2019, the parent company said it will put its focus on the group's more profitable labels.

'We are committed to improving performance in the business and increasing shareholder value,' L Brands chairman and CEO Leslie Wexner said in a statement released Thursday.

Sep 17 10:37

How Shitty was Barack Obama as President? Ben Shapiro EXPLODES!

Sep 17 10:27

Flashback: Red Cross 'Diverted Assets' During Storms' Aftermath To Focus On Image

Within hours of Superstorm Sandy slamming the East Coast two years ago, Americans opened their wallets to help — donating millions to the first charity that came to mind: the American Red Cross.

The truth, however, is different.

The venerable charity's track record in dealing with the megastorm is now being challenged by an unusual cadre of critics — its own employees and records.

Multiple internal documents obtained by NPR and ProPublica along with interviews with top Red Cross officials reveal an organization that struggled to meet the basic needs of victims in the first weeks after the storm. The documents and interviews also depict an organization so consumed with public relations that it hindered the charity's ability to provide disaster services.

Sep 17 10:27

JUDICIAL WATCH calls for an investigation of Senator Cory Booker’s admitted violation of Senate rules by releasing confidential records via social media.

Judicial Watch announced today that it hand-delivered a letter to the chairman and co-chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics calling for an investigation into Senator Cory Booker’s (D-NJ) admitted violation Senate rules by releasing confidential records through his social media accounts. Senator Booker faces expulsion from the Senate for his violation of the rules.

Sen. Booker admitted to violating Senate rules when he issued a tweet on Friday, September 7 saying:

Weds—I broke committee rules by reading from “committee confidential” docs.

Sen. Booker then posted the following entry on his Facebook account on Saturday, September 9:

And the classification of many documents as “Committee Confidential” is a sham… I willfully violate these sham rules. I fully accept any consequences that might arise from my actions including expulsion.

Sep 17 10:26

Sean Penn Dismisses #MeToo Movement: Its Spirit Divides Men and Women

“I think it’s influenced by the things that are developing in terms of the empowerment of women who’ve been acknowledging each other and being acknowledged by men,” he continued. “This is a movement that was largely shouldered by a kind of receptacle of the salacious.”

“Well, we don’t know what’s a fact in many of the cases,” Penn said. “Salacious is as soon as you call something a movement that is really a series of many individual accusers, victims, accusations, some of which are unfounded.

“The spirit of much of what has been the #MeToo movement is to divide men and women,” he said.

Sep 17 10:25

FISA docs confirm FBI / DOJ misled the FISA Court in withholding that Clinton & the DNC were behind the Dossier used in FISA applications

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding today’s release of 412 pages of documents about FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) warrants targeting Carter Page, who had been a Trump campaign adviser:

These documents are heavily redacted but seem to confirm the FBI and DOJ misled the courts in withholding the material information that Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the DNC were behind the “intelligence” used to persuade the courts to approve the FISA warrants that targeted the Trump team. Given this corruption, President Trump should intervene and declassify the heavily redacted material.

The documents were due to Judicial Watch yesterday but were emailed around 5:30 pm today.

Sep 17 10:25

"Inaccessible" North Carolina Nuclear Plant Declares "Unusual Event" During Storm-Driven "Hot Shutdown"

“None of the roads are passable,” Ledford said.

“The plant is safe. The reactors are in hot stand-by mode 3 shutdown.”

Sep 17 10:24

SYRIAN WAR REPORT – SEPTEMBER 17, 2018: AL-QAEDA MEMBERS IN IDLIB PRETEND TO BE ‘DEMOCRATIC ACTIVISTS’

On September 14, thousands of people participated in Turkish-backed demonstrations across the militant-held parts of the provinces of Idlib, Lattakia and Aleppo in northwestern Syria to protest against a potential fully-fledged offensive by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies as well as to show its support to the Turkish policy in the region. These events, which took place in more than two dozen towns and villages, were widely covered by the mainstream media as a show-case of the democracy and the resistance to the bloody Assad dictatorship.

Sep 17 10:24

Antifa Website Shows How To Injure Police, Hold Up Banks, Sneak Across The Border, & More

Ever surprise how you’ll be able to injure more than one cops all the way through a protest and escape with it with out any person ever understanding it was once you? How ’bout elaborate schemes to disclaim banks provider to their shoppers? How ’bout offering an help to numerous unlawful extraterrestrial beings who need to sneak around the border?

Of direction you haven’t, as a result of maximum Gateway Pundit readers are sane and no longer at risk of criminal activity.

But a web site referred to as Destructables supplies a ways left protesters and different regulation breakers with step by step guides on precisely easy methods to accomplish such.

Sep 17 10:23

Sunspot observatory to reopen following mysterious closure

After mysterious circumstances closed the Sunspot Solar Observatory in southeast New Mexico on Sept. 6 – prompting conspiracy theories of close encounters and men in black suits – it was announced over the weekend that the facility will "transition back to regular operations" on Monday.

The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy announced the reopening on Sunday, saying it had been cooperating with local authorities on the "investigation of criminal activity that occurred at Sacramento Peak," where the observatory is located. The developments come after over a week of minimal details from law enforcement, leading to theories of all kinds from New Mexicans and others across the country.

"We became concerned that a suspect in the investigation potentially posed a threat to the safety of local staff and residents," AURA wrote on its website Sunday. "In light of recent developments…we have determined there is no risk to staff."

Sep 17 10:23

Scores Feared Dead In Philippines After Massive Landslide Triggered By Typhoon Mangkhut

Super Typhoon Mangkhut, which struck the Philippines early Saturday as “the planet’s strongest storm in 2018” before heading for China, has killed at least...

Sep 17 10:21

A VIEW OF THE DEADLY WORLD ORDER

As of five years ago half of the wealth in the world belonged to the top 1%. Furthermore, the top 10% hold 85% of the total world wealth. But these figures do not tell the whole story. A Credit Suisse Report, “Wealth Distribution & Gini (2013)” tells us the damnable reality of disproportionate value our world is faltering under. While some would argue that the United States of America’s citizens being thirty times wealthier on average than Russian citizens is some kind of golden badge of excellence, others would argue about who is benefiting from whom. Countries like Denmark, with virtually no natural resources, have a citizenry 25 times richer than Russians, 12 times richer than South Africans, 35 times wealthier than Venezuelans, and nearly twice as prosperous as people from oil-rich Qatar. Don’t take my word, parous the unbelievable statistics yourself.

Sep 17 10:20

How Christian Zionists got their man into the White House ...

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On 18 July, US Vice President Mike Pence delivered the keynote speech at the annual summit of Christians United for Israel (CUFI). Founded in 2006 by Pastor John Hagee, an evangelist from San Antonio, CUFI claims to be the largest pro-Israel group in the United States, with three million members. Hagee endorsed Donald Trump for president in May 2016
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Pence's speech marks a fundamental change in the language that the White House has historically employed to articulate the United States' relationship with Israel," Dan Hummel, a fellow at Harvard Kennedy School, wrote in the Washington Post.

That fundamental change is towards Christian Zionism, an ideology that bases its political support for Israel on the belief that the modern state of Israel is a manifestation of prophecies in the Bible - and that the very fate of the United States is prophetically linked with Israel.

Hummel describes Pence as an "ardent Christian Zionist" who expresses his support for Israel in explicitly prophetic terms>>>>

Sep 17 10:19

SpaceX to Unveil 1st Passenger for Private BFR Moon Trip Tonight! How to Watch.

It's going to be a big night for space tourism. The private spaceflight company SpaceX will reveal its first passenger for a trip around the moon on the company's massive BFR rocket and you can watch it all live online. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has even dropped tantalizing previews of the BFR's new rocket design on Twitter.
SpaceX will unveil its BFR rocket passenger (the name stands for Big Falcon Rocket) in a webcast tonight (Sept. 17) at its Hawthorne, California headquarters. You can watch it live here, courtesy of SpaceX, beginning at 9 p.m. EDT (0100 Sept. 18 GMT).

The highlight anticipated reveal comes on the heels of SpaceX's surprise announcement late Thursday (Sept. 13) that it had signed its first passenger to fly around the moon on its BFR spaceship. The company has dubbed the flight the "BFR Lunar Mission." [The BFR in Images: SpaceX's Giant Spaceship for Mars & Beyond]

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Boy, would I love to do that!!!!!!!

Sep 17 10:18

Russian Defense Minister Rules Out New Op in Idlib After Putin-Erdogan Talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have met in Sochi, where they discussed the situation in Syria's Idlib province, one of the remaining pockets of insurgency in the Arab republic.

Following the talks between Putin and Erdogan, Russian Minister of Defence Sergey Shoygu announced that Russia would not conduct a military operation in Idlib.

"In the next few hours we will coordinate with them [Damascus authorities] all the issues set forth in this document," Shoigu told reporters showing the memorandum on Idlib settlement signed by him and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar.

Sep 17 10:18

Kavanaugh Accuser, Christine Ford is ultra liberal California Psych professor and open borders activist

Kavanaugh's mother was a judge who apparently presided over the foreclosure of the house owned by the parents of the accuser

Sep 17 10:18

BREAKING NEWS: Christine Ford’s PARENTS Were Defendants in a 1996 Foreclosure Case, Guess Whose Mom Was The Judge?

Christine Ford’s Parents Paula K Blasey and Ralph G Blasey were the Defendants in a foreclosure case in Maryland in 1996. Guess who the Judge was America? None other than Brett Kavanaugh’s mother, Martha G Kavanaugh. You literally cannot make this up.

The list of coincidences continues, we’re sure this is just another one of those instances. We’ll let you decide as we keep bringing you the truth America!

Sep 17 10:17

Americans Would Limit Aid to Nuclear Israel

Most Americans would place limitations on U.S. aid to Israel under laws triggered by its nuclear weapons program. When told the CIA believed Israel has nuclear weapons, 54.8% of Americans agreed that Arms Export Control Act limitations to the non-signatory to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) should apply.

Sep 17 10:16

Three million evacuated as deadly Typhoon Mangkhut dubbed the 'king of storms' hits China after ravaging Hong Kong and killing dozens in the Philippines

Three million people have been evacuated after a typhoon dubbed the 'king of storms' hit landfall in China having already ravaged Hong Kong and left dozens dead in the Philippines.

Hong Kong began a massive clean-up today after 142 mph Typhoon Mangkhut raked the city, shredding trees and bringing damaging floods.

In the Philippines, where the main island of Luzon was mauled with fierce winds and rain, the death toll rose to 65 overnight as rescuers pulled more bodies from a huge landslide in the mountain town of Itogon. Dozens more are missing amid fears none will be found alive in the rubble.

The landslide buried an emergency shelter which was being used by miners and their families in the town.

Sep 17 10:15

Jean Cloude Juncker na szczycie NATO 2018

Sep 17 10:15

Most dams in Hawaii :'high hazard potential'

124 dams

Sep 17 10:13

POLICE STUMPED IN SEARCH FOR MISSING WIKILEAKS-LINKED CYBERSECURITY EXPERT

Nobody has heard from cybersecurity expert and occasional Wikileaks collaborator Arjen Kamphuis since he checked out of his hotel in Bodo, Norway one month ago.

In the intervening weeks, items purportedly belonging to Kamphuis, including his ID and a recently purchased kayak, were discovered by a local fisherman 50 kilometers from his hotel. While this would at first seem to suggest some type of fatal accident, in a strange twist, authorities say that both Kamphuis' work and mobile phones were briefly switched on more than 1,700 km from Bodo 10 days after Kamphuis - who is Dutch and was purportedly traveling back to Amsterdam when he disappeared - was seen leaving his hotel.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

My best guesses here are that he has either been done away with, by an excellent hired assassin who knows how to leave no trail whatsoever, or that the man is running for his life, and knows his "threat assessment" is near to death, because of the way in which Wikileaks has consistently ticked off people in power by telling the American public the truth about them.

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