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November 18, 2017

Nov 18 01:09

Nuclear 'accident' sends radioactive pollution over Europe

cloud of radioactive pollution spread over Europe after a possible "accident" at a nuclear facility in Russia or Kazakhstan, French nuclear safety officials confirmed on Friday.
France's nuclear safety institute, IRSN, picked up faint traces of ruthenium 106, a radioactive nuclide that is produced when atoms are split in a nuclear reactor and which does not occur naturally, in three of its 40 monitoring stations late September.
Faint traces were also detected in Germany, Austria, Italy and Switzerland.
There has been no impact on human health or the environment in Europe, a French official stressed, but he added that detection of such a cloud was "absolutely not normal".

November 17, 2017

Nov 17 21:57

North Korea rejects Donald Trump’s call for nuclear talks, as images emerge of 'ballistic submarine' under construction

North Korea has rejected Donald Trump’s call for talks over its nuclear programme just days after the US president completed his high-profile to Asia. Han Tae Song, North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, said that negotiations would not happen while America continued “war games” in the region. The snub occurred as new satellite images suggested North Korea is pursuing an “aggressive schedule” to build its first operational ballistic missile submarine.
The developments mark a double setback for Mr Trump, who is seeking a breakthrough inZthe stand-off over North Korea after rallying support for his approach in Asia.
During a five-nation tour of the region Mr Trump surprised commentators with a call for North

Nov 17 18:33

Twitter Steps Up War On Free Speech By Rejecting Anti-Amnesty Ad As 'Hateful'

An advertisement from Americans for Legal Immigration PAC which asked Americans to call congress to stop the DACA "DREAM Act" amnesty legislation was rejected as "hateful content."

The ad was a simple meme saying, "CALL CONGRESS TO STOP AMNESTY NOW!"

Nov 17 18:26

Four Major Fireballs within Ten Hours

It was a busy night for the AMS and IMO (International Meteor Organization) that started early around 16:50 Universal Time (UT) with a fireball in the skies over Germany. Over 1180 witnesses reported to the AMS/IMO database within the first few hours of the event. Les than five hours later, near the weastern shores of France witness reported another significant fireball at 21:30 UT.

While excited fireball observers in Germany, France, Switzerland, Lichtenstein, Luxembourg and Italy were filling out their forms, two significant fireballs fell over the United States during the hours of 01:40 and 03:30 UTC. The first over Arizona and the second over Ohio.

In total the AMS/IMO collected, grouped and analyzed over 1320 witness reports spanning these 4 fireballs in the 10 hours that followed the events.



Taboola
Nov 17 18:25

Fireball 5: Incredible moment the night sky is lit up by a fireball from a falling meteor over Finnish Lapland

This is the incredible moment the night sky was lit up by a fireball from a falling meteor over Finnish Lapland.

Footage shows a bright light in the sky over Inari in Finland - but the flash was so intense it was also seen in Russia's Kola Peninsula and in northern Norway.

Stargazers reported seeing the sky 'light up like day' for a few seconds as the space rock plummeted towards Earth on November 16.

Same meteor as seen from Russia:

Nov 17 18:02

Six million have credit card limits extended without consent, study warns

More than six million people have had their credit card limits increased without their consent in the last year, research from Citizens Advice suggests.

The organisation also found that consumers struggling financially were more likely to given extra credit - adding to concerns about the build-up of household debt.

Citizens Advice said lenders were "actively pushing" more borrowing without considering who could afford it.

Nov 17 18:01

North Korea issues ultimatum to Trump to cease military drills or face ‘NUCLEAR DETERRENT’

Han Tae Song, the hermit kingdom’s ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, issued the stark warning to the US President as World War 3 fears soar.

Mr Han said: “As long as there is continuous hostile policy against my country by the US and as long as there are continued war games at our doorstep, then there will not be negotiations.

“There are continued military exercises using nuclear assets as well as aircraft carriers, and strategic bombers and then raising such kinds of military exercises against my country.”

The hermit official stated that North Korea could consider abandoning its nuclear programme, but that “threats from America” prevent considerations from taking place.

He claimed: “This is the deterrent, the nuclear deterrent to cope with the nuclear threat from America.”

Nov 17 17:54

Boris Johnson Ready To Pay UK’s £450mn Iran Debt To Help Free Jailed British Mother

Britain is prepared to pay a £450 million debt to Iran in a bid to free a British mother jailed there for alleged espionage. The government has quietly authorized lawyers to finally settle the 38-year-old dispute over a tank deal, it has been reported.



Emigrate While You Still Can - Finca Bayano In Panama!

Finco Bayano
Nov 17 17:53

America’s Renegade Warfare

Seventy-seven million people in North and South Korea find themselves directly in the line of fire from the threat of a Second Korean War. The rest of the world is recoiling in horror from the scale of civilian casualties such a war would cause and the unthinkable prospect that either side might actually use nuclear weapons.

Nov 17 17:08

Video: France Fueled Extremism By Abandoning Poor

The French president is blaming his predecessors for fueling the rise of extremism in the country.

Nov 17 17:02

INSIDE THE CONGRESSIONAL SHUSH FUND

Tucker Carlson with Jason Chaffetz. This issue that isn't well publicized but taxpayers are footing the bill for secret settlements of sexual harassment cases.

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Nov 17 16:53

New Kind Of Politics, Huh? Theresa May’s Husband Linked To Paradise Papers

Theresa May’s husband has been linked to the Paradise Papers after his company was accused of arranging investments in tax havens. Thousands of documents have exposed how Britain’s mega rich invest their money abroad to legally avoid paying hefty tax bills.

Nov 17 16:48

The Truth About Soy Boys



Nov 17 16:47

'Not Actually Groping': NBC's Kasie Hunt Runs Cover For Al Franken

NBC News corespondent and prominent #MeToo supporter Kasie Hunt ran cover for admitted sexual predator Al Franken on MSNBC Thursday, insisting his groping of journalist Leeann Tweeden is "not actually groping."

Nov 17 16:47

'He Was Just A Comedian': CNN's Gloria Borger Dismisses Al Franken Groping Scandal

Al Franken's groping needs to be taken in "context," because "he was just a comedian," so says CNN Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger.

Nov 17 16:40

Video: Anti-Orban US State Dept Repeatedly Interferes In Hungarian Affairs – Daniel McAdams

Hungary’s Foreign Ministry has summoned US envoy David Kostelancik over a plan to fund rural media outlets in Hungary.

Nov 17 16:36

Guardian, NYT Paint Power-Grabbing Saudi Dictator As Roguish, Visionary ‘Reformer’

Two weeks ago, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman carried out a brutal crackdown on his political opponents, arresting dozens of high-ranking relatives, kidnapping the prime minister of Lebanon, and seeing eight of his political rivals die in a convenient helicopter crash. The “consolidation of power” by the de facto Saudi ruler comes as his government ramps up its siege of Yemen and gets even closer to its US sponsor, thanks to a Trump’s dopey love affair with—and direct assistance of—the regime.



Nov 17 16:36

Here's The Best Al Franken Groping Memes

Here's the top sixteen "Al Franken grope memes" from the good folks at 4Chan.

Nov 17 16:36

Video: Saudi Arabia Holding PM Hariri & Family In ‘Act Of Aggression’ – Lebanese President

The Lebanese president has publicly acknowledged that Prime Minister Saad Hariri is being detained in Saudi Arabia along with his family.

Nov 17 16:31

Puerto Rico Power Chief Resigns Amid Struggles After Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) chief Ricardo Ramos has resigned as much of the island remains without power almost two months after Hurricane Maria. Ramos was under fire over a repair contract with the Montana-based company Whitefish.

Governor Ricardo Rossello announced Ramos’s resignation Friday. After speaking at a healthcare event in San Juan, Rossello told reporters that the governing board of PREPA will accept the power chief’s resignation, Caribbean Business reported.

Nov 17 16:29

New health ALERT: Statins raise risk of diabetes by 30%

In the first study of its kind, researchers focused on the development of diabetes among more than 3,200 statin users.

Over 10 years, statin use was linked to a 36 per cent increased risk of being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, falling to 27 per cent after taking into account other risk factors.



Owl 1
Nov 17 16:24

EU spells financial DOOM for Italy as Brussels ‘holds back £37 BILLION' amid army scramble

THE European Union could hold back tens of billions from Italy as the Brussels attempts to bolster its coffers against Brexit while still spending vast sums on building a military wing for the bloc.

Nov 17 16:21

US Media Focuses Exclusivly On Sex Allegations

The growing allegations of sexual misconduct against Republican US Senate candidate Roy Moore highlights the double standards in Washington and is distracting attention from the Trump administration’s military interventions around the world, a former US Senate candidate says.

Nov 17 16:18

Purchase of Russian S-400 system creates issues for Turkey’s use of F-35 – top US Air Force official

Turkey’s purchase of the Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile system is a "significant concern," a top US Air Force official said, adding that it could affect Ankara's operation of F-35 jets, some 100 of which Turkey is planning to buy.

Nov 17 16:05

‘3,000 More US Troops Arrive In Afghanistan’

The US Department of Defense has announced about 3,000 additional American troops have been deployed to Afghanistan under President Donald Trump’s new war strategy for the country.



Nov 17 16:03

Here’s The NAVY Penis Skywriting Photo...

No harm, no foul. Pretty funny stuff despite outrage from snowflakes.

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Nov 17 15:52

Hamas: Mossad Agents Carrying Bosnian Passports Behind Tunisia Drone Expert Assassination

Senior Hamas official says Mohammed Zawahri was under close Mossad surveillance for four months before he was killed in December 2016
read more: https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/1.823134

Nov 17 15:51

Bootnotes Dick move: Navy flyboy flings firmament phallus for flabbergasted folk

A US navy pilot in an F/A-18 GROWLER is facing stiff action – after crafting a novel flight pattern that left much of central Washington state staring up at an anatomy lesson.

The offending artist flew out of the Whidbey Island air station Thursday morning and deliberately painted the sky over the city of Okanogan with the ol' twig-n-berries.

Look, we'll stop beating about the bush: they drew a giant cock in the air. It isn't a bird, it isn't just a plane, it's a super dong, too.

Nov 17 15:50

Drone maker DJI left its private SSL, firmware keys open to world+dog on GitHub FOR YEARS

Chinese drone maker DJI left the private key for its dot-com's HTTPS certificate exposed on GitHub for up to four years, according to a researcher who gave up with the biz's bug bounty process.

DJI also exposed customers' personal information – from flight logs to copies of government ID cards – to the internet from misconfigured AWS S3 buckets.

By leaking the wildcard SSL cert private key, which covers *.dji.com, DJI gave miscreants the information needed to create spoof instances of the manufacturer's website with a correct HTTPS certificate, and silently redirect victims to the malicious forgeries and downloads via standard man-in-the-middle attacks. Hackers could also use the key to decrypt and tamper with intercepted network traffic to and from its web servers.



Nov 17 15:32

‘There’s All Kinds Of People Who Have Their Snouts In The Trough Here’

Establishment media cover poverty sometimes, sometimes in a compassionate and compelling way. And they cover wealth and the rich, sometimes, sometimes in a thoughtful and critical way. When the discussion called for is about the relationship between the two, the limits of media’s spotlight approach are salient. Such a case may be presented by the Paradise Papers, a trove of some 13 million documents leaked to German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung and then shared with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, that describes various tax-hiding and avoidance schemes used by politicians and celebrities, along with corporations.

Nov 17 15:30

VIDEO | Roy Moore’s Wife Gives Press Conference On Steps Of Alabama Capitol - Blasts LIBERAL Media...

2 clips from Kayla Moore's presser. She's a better public speaker than her husband.

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Nov 17 15:24

LOCK HER UP: Hillary Chronicles

The Department of Justice will soon commence an investigation to determine whether there should be an investigation (you read that nonsense correctly) of a scandal involving the Clinton Foundation and a company called Uranium One. It appears that FBI decisions made during the time that Hillary Clinton was being investigated for espionage will also be investigated to see whether there should be an investigation to determine whether she was properly investigated. (Again, you read that nonsense correctly.)

Nov 17 15:13

The Slow Decapitation of America…The powerful are winning the war against the institutions that protected society.



Lockerdome
Nov 17 15:07

US Senate Hearing Exposes Danger Of Nuclear War

Tuesday’s Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the use of nuclear weapons highlighted the acute danger of the eruption of a war that could kill hundreds of millions or even billions of people.

Nov 17 14:37

NFL Player Jameis Winston Accused Of Sexual Assault…AGAIN

Not good news for Winston after his high-profile rape case a few years ago. UBER driver says Winston just reached over and grabbed her crotch during ride home. But there's more to the story.

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Nov 17 14:24

Boris Johnson Ready To Pay UK’s £450mn Iran Debt To Help Free Jailed British Mother

Britain is prepared to pay a £450 million debt to Iran in a bid to free a British mother jailed there for alleged espionage. The government has quietly authorized lawyers to finally settle the 38-year-old dispute over a tank deal, it has been reported.

Nov 17 14:23

“Injecting Aluminum”: The Dangers of Aluminum as a Vaccine Adjuvant

Aluminum has been recognized as a neurotoxic ingredient by leading researchers and scientists across the globe. So why do babies in the U.S. receive up to 4,925 micrograms (mcg) of aluminum within the first 18 months, and an additional 170 to 625 mcg by the age of 6 through routine vaccinations?

What are the possible side effects of aluminum on the human body when injected? Aluminum has been used as a vaccine adjuvant (a substance that enhances the body’s immune response) since the 1920’s but has only been tested one time, on two rabbits. Their remains have since disappeared.

Nov 17 14:22

Is Soy Food Turning Men Into Pussies?

Is soy food turning men into massive pussies?

Is soy the silent killer of actual manhood?

Is soy food lowering testosterone and male sperm count?

Are we losing a generation of young men to soy?

Nov 17 14:20

Tom Ridge In Critical Condition

Former DHS chief and Pennsylvania Governor clinging to life.

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Owl 2
Nov 17 13:57

RAW VIDEO | Menendez Makes Threat In Press Conference

Clip from his presser yesterday. What a scumbag.

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Nov 17 13:49

HILARIOUS VIDEO | Jeff Sessions Cracks Up The Audience

I'm not going to spoil the surprise by giving away the punch line. Very funny shite from Sessions. This is breaking video. Just happened a few minutes ago.

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Nov 17 13:28

PENTAGON MASS SURVEILLANCE SLURPED UP THE WORLD'S SOCIAL MEDIA TRAFFIC; THEN THEY DUMPED IT ON A PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE AMAZON CLOUD SERVER

The Upguard Cyber Risk Team has found three Department of Defense mass-storage "buckets" on Amazon that are world-viewable, containing 1.8 billion of social media posts that the DoD scraped from social media over 8 years as part of its global surveillance program.

Nov 17 13:25

TURKISH PRESIDENT ERDOGAN ACCUSES US OF SUPPORTING ISIS

Turkey’s president said, “The administration in the United States has changed but everything remains the same as before.” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the United States of granting financial aid to members of the Islamic State group, a State Department-listed terrorist organization.

Nov 17 13:25

BREAKING | JESSE JACKSON DIAGNOSED WITH PARKINSON'S

Story just hit the wires. Could he be attempting to deflect attention from recent sex assault charges against him by announcing his diagnosis now?

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Nov 17 13:23

SHERIFF THINKS HE CAN USE BOGUS DISORDERLY CONDUCT CHARGES TO SHUT DOWN SPEECH HE DOESN'T LIKE

This is stupid on every single level. First off, as former police officer and current attorney Greg Prickett points out in his post at Simple Justice, there's no way those charges would stick. Sheriff, that's political speech, and it's protected speech. You don't get to silence it because you don't like it, or even because it offends you, the District Attorney, or anyone else. The Disorderly Conduct statute in Texas is very clear on this.



Nov 17 13:09

Afghan Opium Production At Record High Despite British Troops Dying To Stamp It Out

Opium production in Afghanistan has almost doubled this year over 2016, according to a United Nations survey. As the Taliban returns to territory liberated by UK forces in 2001, the booming drugs industry is further proof the war failed in its basic aims.

One of the justifications given by former Prime Minister Tony Blair for Britain’s intervention in Afghanistan against the Taliban back in 2001 was to stop the production of opium poppies used to make heroin.

Nov 17 12:43

Glorida Allred Admits She Doesn’t Know if Roy Moore Signed Accuser’s Yearbook

Allreed was later pressed on whether or not the signature was a forgery, to which she didn’t confirm or deny.

Then she was interviewed on MSNBC. After being pressed by Katy Tur once again as to the veracity of the signature, Allred makes a stunning admission: She doesn’t know for sure that Moore signed the yearbook.

Nov 17 12:43

US Sends Aircraft Carrier, Destroyers And 14,000 Servicemen Into Seas Near North Korea

The US has sent an aircraft carrier, destroyers and other ships carrying 14,000 servicemen to waters near Japan for a war drill that has set North Korea’s teeth on edge.

Nov 17 12:42

Secret FBI Informant Breaks Silence on Uranium One Scandal — Says Proof of Wrongdoing ‘Exists’



Carambola
Nov 17 12:27

Pozner vs. Halbig: Sandy Hook trial update

It appears that a Florida judge has thus far ruled in favor of critically acclaimed Sandy Hook researcher Wolfgang Halbig after he was brought to court by the reported “father” of deceased Sandy Hook student Noah Pozner who is seeking damages.

Nov 17 12:22

Russia Is Stronger Than Europe, US State Dept Says In New ‘Russian Aggression’ Pitch

Russia’s military clout eclipses Europe’s, making it a “real” threat from “the Baltic to the Black Sea,” a senior US State Department official claimed, citing large-scale drills conducted by Russia within its own borders as proof of sinister intentions.

“The threat to [the West’s] collective security posed by Russia is clear, and we on both sides of the Atlantic cannot ignore it,”Brian Hook, the State Department’s director of policy planning and a senior adviser to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, said. He was addressing the Center for Strategic & International Studies’ Transatlantic Forum on Thursday.

Nov 17 12:15

Pentagon Moves to Develop Banned Intermediate Missile

The U.S. is laying the groundwork to build a type of missile banned by a Cold War-era pact unless Russia abandons its own pursuit of the weapons, U.S. officials said.

The U.S. military’s preliminary research and development, previously undisclosed, is aimed at potentially reviving an arsenal of prohibited ground-based, intermediate-range missiles if Moscow continues violating the pact, the officials said.

Nov 17 12:15

Over 100 Scientific Studies Agree: Cannabis Annihilates Cancer

Despite the onslaught of negative warnings about cannabis, most of which are likely linked to or generated by drug companies that stand to lose billions on dangerous cancer drugs should cannabis be recognized as an effective natural alternative, there are countless cannabis cancer studies proving the herb’s powerful anti-cancer properties.

Nov 17 12:14

Study: Cannabis Compounds Can Kill Cancer Cells

Researcher says cannabinoids might treat cancer as well as billion-dollar drugs.

Nov 17 12:14

Downing NorthKorean Missiles IsHard. So the U.S.Is Experimenting.

Buried in an emergency funding request to Congress lie hints of new ways to confront Pyongyang, like cyberweapons and armed drones.

Nov 17 12:09

Fed Hints During Next Recession It Will Roll Out Income Targeting, NIRP

In a moment of rare insight, two weeks ago in response to a question "Why is establishment media romanticizing communism? Authoritarianism, poverty, starvation, secret police, murder, mass incarceration? WTF?", we said that this was simply a "prelude to central bank funded universal income", or in other words, Fed-funded and guaranteed cash for everyone.

Nov 17 12:08

Keystone XL Pipeline Shut Down After 5,000-Barrel Spill In South Dakota

Well this is awkward. After months/years of protests targeting the Keystone XL pipeline from environmentalists worried about oil spills, TransCanada has now been forced to shut down the pipeline following...drum roll please...a 5,000 barrel oil spill in South Dakota. According to The Hill, the pipeline was taken offline at 6am this morning following a leak that was discovered about 35 miles south of a pumping station in Marshall County, South Dakota.

Nov 17 12:08

Russia Names The 9 US News Outlets It Will Retaliate Against

The Kremlin denies meddling in the election and has said the restrictions on Russian broadcasters in the US amount to an attack on free speech. After the US forced RT to register, Kremlin spokespeople hinted that the government had a “surprise” retaliation at the ready.

Nov 17 12:07

Trump Could Add North Korea To List Of State Sponsors Of Terror Next Week

Just two days after President Donald Trump returned from his 12-day tour of Asia with new assurances that China would do more to economically pressure North Korea, the White House abruptly revealed Thursday that President Trump is considering returning North Korea to the State Department’s list of state sponsors of terrorism - a decision that would likely outrage North Korea’s leadership at a time when tensions between the US and North appear to be on the wane.

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the decision will come “during the early part of next week,” Reuters reported.

Nov 17 12:05

One-Third of 214 Arrested MS-13 Gangsters Were ‘Unaccompanied Alien Children’

Almost one-third of 214 U.S.-based MS-13 gang members arrested in an international sweep were invited into the United States by President Barack Obama’s “Unaccompanied Alien Children” policy.

Nov 17 12:05

Clinton Questions Legitimacy Of 2016 Election

Hillary Clinton is questioning the legitimacy of the 2016 presidential election despite once calling such behavior “horrifying.”

In an interview with Mother Jones released on Friday, Clinton claimed “there are lots of questions about its legitimacy” because of Russian interference efforts and alleged voter suppression. She said the Russian “disinformation campaign…wasn’t just influencing voters, it was determining the outcome.”

Nov 17 11:52

Video: ‘You Beat Us With Sticks, We’ll Beat You With Votes’:Catalan MP Threatens Spanish MPs With Handcuffs

A Spanish parliament session has once again highlighted the divide over Catalan independence.

Nov 17 11:50

Women's Boobs Are Not Free Speech, Says Federal Court

To protect public health, safety, and morals, the government has an important interest in preventing women from going topless, a federal appeals court has ruled. And the importance of keeping lady breasts out of public view overrules any First Amendment or equal protection issues that such a policy raises.

But at least one dissenting judge felt differently, describing our topless protagonist as having "engaged in the paradigm of First Amendment speech—a public protest on public land in which the participants sought to change a law that, on its face, treats women differently than men."

Going topless might not be inherently expressive, "but to declare, as a matter of law, that it can never be expressive is the quintessence of throwing out the free-expression baby with the non-expressive-conduct bath water," Judge Ilana Rovner wrote.

Nov 17 11:47

Gloria Allred: ‘I Haven’t Asked’ Beverly Young Nelson If She Saw Roy Moore Sign Her Yearbook

Thursday on MSNBC’s “MTP Daily,” celebrity attorney Gloria Allred, who is representing Roy Moore accuser Beverly Young Nelson, said she had not asked her client if she saw Moore sign her yearbook.

Questions had been raised by the Moore campaign a day earlier at a press conference in Birmingham, AL about the authenticity of the signature, which Allred had held up as evidence to bolster Young’s claim against Moore.

Nov 17 11:44

Saudi turmoil

Recent events in Saudi Arabia are truly stunning. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is said to be a reformer on an anti-corruption drive. Others say differently. Saudi Arabia is experiencing a life-threatening crisis that could ignite a region-wide conflict. And the Trump administration appears to be on board.

Nov 17 11:43

Lebanon suffers intimidation attempts to cancel gas deal with Russia – Lebanese FM

Lebanese Minister for Foreign Affairs Gebran Bassil has said that there is currently an anti-Lebanon campaign in the Middle East, aimed at "intimidating" his country and forcing it to give up a joint gas project with Russia.

Beirut has faced certain difficulties in the course of its own efforts to “stabilize the region,” the Lebanese foreign minister said on Friday, ahead of his talks with Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov in Moscow. He revealed that, prior to the current crisis, Lebanon was "almost at a threshold of the first-ever contract to develop shale-gas fields with... Russian companies." However, a campaign to hinder the deal "under various pretexts" is now underway, he claimed.

Nov 17 11:43

Shall We Dance, Al Franken? What About That Time in Montana?

They danced. They swayed.

And then Al’s hands slid down to his dancing partner’s ass. And I use the word ‘ass’ because in that context, that’s the word you’d use. Not buttocks or fanny or tail or bottom. Ass.

His hands began fondling her ass.

Same with Davis.

Ha ha ha. There was laughter from the assembled voyeurs, excuse me, spectators.

The girls both reached behind and moved the roving hands up.

After which the hands slid back down to cop another slow, sensuous feel. Over and over and over.

Nov 17 11:43

Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee Says ‘The System Is Failing’ As Privacy Violations And Propaganda Take Over The Internet

The future of open online communication is under threat, according to web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee who believes ‘the system is failing’ when it comes to the internet.

Nov 17 11:41

The Truth About Why Saudi Arabia and Israel Are Really Working Together

“Russia’s carefully-calibrated weapons sales to the opposing Persian Gulf powers follows a pattern established by China over the past decade. China sells missiles to Iran as well as to the KSA, but it sells more advanced missiles to the Saudis, because the Saudis are the weaker of the two adversaries, and China wants to maintain the balance of power. Russia has been called a ‘spoiler’ in the Middle East so often that the term clings like a Homeric epithet. In recent weeks, Russian policy has shifted to classic balance-of-power politics.”[emphasis added]

China knows this, Russia knows this, and most importantly, Saudi Arabia knows this, too.

That is why on multiple occasions, Saudi Arabia has expressed its desire to “have the battle in Iran rather than in Saudi Arabia.”

Nov 17 11:40

Germany's homeless population explodes as refugee policy backfires

The latest report published by Germany’s Federal Association for Assistance for the Homeless shows the number of people living on the streets has surged by 33 percent in the two years through 2016.
“In 2016 an estimated 52,000 people were living on German streets, an increase of a third on the 39,000 people who were living rough in 2014,” the report says.

Nov 17 11:38

Iraqi Forces Liberate last ISIS-held Town near Syria Border

Iraqi armed forces have liberated Rawa, the last remaining town under the grip of the Daesh terror group, hours after they launched the offensive.

Lieutenant General Abdul Ameer Rasheed Yarallah said in a statement from the Joint Operations Command on Friday that Iraqi forces “liberated Rawa entirely, and raised the Iraqi flag over its buildings.”

The force striking Rawa near the border with Syria comprised government troops and paramilitary units.

“With the liberation of Rawa, we can say all the areas in which Daesh is present have been liberated,” Reuters quoted a military spokesman as saying.

Nov 17 11:37

Anti-LGBT politician resigns after being 'caught having sex with man in his office'

An Ohio lawmaker who routinely touted his Christian faith and anti-LGBT views has resigned after being caught having sex with a man in his office.

Wes Goodman, who is the Republican state legislator for Ohio, is married to a woman who is assistant director of an annual anti-abortion rally known as March for Life.

The right-wing legislator, who pushed “family values”, was reportedly witnessed having sex with a man inside his office who was not employed by the legislator.

Nov 17 11:36

Syrian Diplomat Calls on US to Stop Backing Culprits of Chemical Attacks

The recent report on the chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun held Damascus responsible, however, investigators haven't even visited the site of the incident.

Nov 17 11:35

An alarming number of shoppers are still paying off debt from last Christmas

Although survey respondents say they plan to spend roughly the same amount as they spent last year, 24 percent of shoppers say they overspent in 2016, while 27 percent admit to not making a budget at all.

Nov 17 11:35

John McCain Just Double Crossed Trump And It’s Really Bad News

ohn McCain is determined to ruin Donald Trump’s presidency.

He just executed a horrible double cross.

And it’s really bad news that could put the Democrats one step closer to impeaching Trump.

Nov 17 11:32

Buzzfeed’s revenue to fall $70M short of target

BuzzFeed’s expected IPO is now expected to be MIA.

The 11-year-old digital publisher once famous for lightweight “listicles” will likely push back plans to go public next year, as it has fallen heavily behind projected revenue growth, according to a report on Thursday.

Revenue in 2017 is expected to come in $70 million short of the $350 million target.

The BuzzFeed board, upset at revenue plans coming off the rails, convened a recent board meeting that “took management to task,” according to The Wall Street Journal (paywall), which first reported on the forecasted revenue shortfall.

Nov 17 11:32

VW to invest about $40 billion in electric cars

Volkswagen AG plans to invest around $40 billion over the next five years to develop electric vehicles, self-driving cars and Uber-like mobility app services in the clearest sign yet that auto makers are betting the future of their industry on the new technology.

Volkswagen's drive to produce electric cars and self-driving vehicles comes as the entire industry pivots from a century-old business model of building gas-powered cars for the family to producing fleets of electric cars that in just a few years are expected to drive themselves and be part of roaming robot taxi services.

Nov 17 11:31

Israel is nervous about the Syria ceasefire deal

Israeli leaders are worried about the ceasefire deal in southern Syria signed last weekend between the U.S., Russia and Jordan. That's because the deal will allow Iranian-backed forces to position themselves as close as 3.5 miles from the Israeli border in the Golan Heights. But they also think it sends an alarming signal about the Trump administration's policies.

The big picture: Israeli officials see the deal as a sign that the Trump administration is too eager to pull out of the Middle East, and not willing to back up its rhetoric about confronting Iran's negative regional behavior with action.

The back story: Since June, Israel has been following the negotiations between the U.S., Russia and Jordan on a deal to create “de-escalation" zones in southwest Syria — one of them on its northern border in the Golan Heights.

Nov 17 11:31

Warehouses Full of US-Made 'Lethal Weapons' Found by Syrian Army (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The Syrian Army has liberated new quarters of Deir ez-Zor from Daesh terrorists. During the operation the army found large warehouses with a huge number of lethal weapons. The Syrian military source told Sputnik Arabic what exactly these warehouses were storing.

According to the Syrian military source there were a lot of US-made weapons and military equipment of Western European and Israeli production. Apart from M-16 automatic rifles there were TOW anti-tank missile systems and 155 mm US field guns.

“There were also Hummers, which were either used to transport people or were stuffed with bombs inside ready to explode. Israeli intelligence reconnaissance aircraft and a modern Israeli protective suit for conducting sapper work have also been found,” the source told Sputnik Arabic.

Nov 17 11:25

ERDOGAN: America gave DAES a bunch of dollars

Turkish President Rexhep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the US of financial support to DAEŠ.

"The US has disappointed us a lot. They said they were fighting DAES, and what did they do? They gave DAES a bunch of dollars, "Erdogan said. He added that Ankara does not want to co-operate with Washington "about Africa," because the United States "has consistently violated" the agreement.

Nov 17 11:18

BEX ALERT - ‘Davos Man’: Mass Muslim Migration Makes Europe More Secure

Third world migrants have ‘greatly helped’ economies in Europe, and can help prevent violent extremism, according to World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Agenda Council on Migration chairman Dr. Khalid Koser MBE.

Nov 17 11:17

Emmanuel Macron Blames France for the Rise of Islamic Radicalisation

French President Emmanuel Macron has blamed France for the rise of Islamism and said the Republic was not good enough for “youths”, as he outlined a series of social programmes for the country’s migrant-dominated, low-income neighbourhoods.

“Radicalisation has taken hold because the French Republic has resigned,” Macron said on Tuesday in the northern French city of Tourcoing, near Lille, as he outlined 15 social policy plans.

Nov 17 11:00

Ex-Google Engineer Says He’s ‘In The Process Of Raising A Robot GOD’ That Will Take Charge Of Humans

An ex-Google engineer who has registered the first church of AI says he is ‘raising a god’ that will that charge of humans.

Nov 17 10:50

May Asks EU To Respond ‘Positively’ To Brexit Offer

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she is looking forward that the European Union would respond “positively” to her proposals for Brexit.

Nov 17 10:33

US Now Has Significantly More Troops In Somalia

The Pentagon has revealed that the United States now has some 500 troops on the ground in Somalia even as it denies a “build-up” of forces in the African country.

Nov 17 10:20

Heartless Reality For London’s ‘Generation Rent’

Attila and Ildiko Wurth, of London’s Hammersmith, live in a privately rented top-floor flat in a converted house with their 15-month-old daughter and three-year-old son. The Wurth family were shocked to receive an email from the managing agent of their property, stating that a complaint had been made “that at 5.30am this morning a baby was crying and stamping and then further noise starting again at 6.45am, which woke one of the other tenants in the property.”

“We have subsequently liaised with your landlord and are instructed that we are to agree arrangements with you to vacate the property as soon as possible. Please ensure to keep all movement and noise to a minimum,” the agent added.

Nov 17 10:17

Thank An Anti-War Veteran

Repeat a lie often enough, the conventional Nazi propaganda wisdom ran, and it will become an accepted truth.

This last Veterans Day weekend, I couldn’t watch a sporting event, listen to a car radio, or even go shopping at the local grocery store without hearing a Great American Lie repeated over and over.

Nov 17 10:17

VIDEO | HILLARY CLINTON ASKED ABOUT SPECIAL COUNSEL

The bullshit she spews when she's asked about a special counsel to investigate her activities. I want to reach out and slap her smug visage.

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Nov 17 10:04

CNN, NBC Pundits Defend Al Franken Over Groping Scandal

Mainstream media pundits on both CNN and NBC defended Senator Al Franken after a photo emerged of him groping a woman, with CNN’s Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger pardoning the behavior because Franken “was just a comedian”.

Nov 17 10:03

Video: EU ‘Control Freak’ Elite Planning To Blame Coming Financial Crash On Brexit

In this edition of The Debate, Press TV has conducted an interview with Tony Gosling, an investigative journalist from Wiltshire, and Jonathan Fryer.

Nov 17 10:01

Spain issues European arrest warrants for Catalan independence leaders

As Spain issues European arrest warrants for Catalan independence leaders who are in Belgium, the conflict is becoming a judicial matter when it really should be political, says Sebastian Faber.

Nov 17 09:53

Report/ Migrants Make Up 90 Per Cent New Households Over Past Decade

Successive British governments have been accused of misleading the public on mass migration’s effect on the housing crisis, in a report revealing migrants headed 90 per cent of new households in England over the past decade.

Nov 17 09:52

MPs’ Security Spending Jumps From £160k To £2.5mn Since Terrorist Murdered Jo Cox

Public spending on security details for British MPs has soared since the murder of Labour politician Jo Cox, expense claims have revealed. Cox was shot and stabbed to death by Thomas Mair in June 2016 as she left her constituency office in West Yorkshire.

New figures have shown that claims for security have increased from £160,000 ($210,800) to £2.5 million ($3.3 million) – a 15-fold increase – since the murder.

Nov 17 09:50

Ireland Threatens To Block Progress Of Brexit Talks

Ireland has warned Britain that it will block progress of the Brexit negotiations with the European Union (EU) in December unless the UK gives a formal written guarantee that there will be no hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

Nov 17 09:40

VIDEO | Melanie Morgan Talks About Harassment From Al Franken

The only way she could get Franken to leave her alone was by threatening to call the police.

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Nov 17 09:37

Russian bombers hit Islamic State targets near Syria’s Abu Kamal

Six long-range bombers Tupolev-22M3 of Russia’s Aerospace Force on Friday hit targets of the Islamic State (terrorist group outlawed in Russia) near Abu Kamal, in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
"On November 17, 2017 six long-range bombers Tupolev-22M3 left an airbase in Russia, crossed Iranian and Iraqi airspace and carried out a massive air strike against facilities of the terrorist organization Islamic State near Abu Kamal, in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor province, such as strongholds, manpower and armored vehicles. Monitoring equipment confirmed that all of the designated targets were hit," the Defense Ministry said.

Nov 17 09:36

Pentagon Says It's Staying In Syria, Even Though ISIS Appears Defeated

ut the recapture of ISIS-held territory in Iraq and Syria is only a partial win for U.S. policy. After seven years of civil war, the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad remains in power. The other U.S. objectives — the end of Assad, a new Syrian constitution and democratic elections — remain unfulfilled.

Despite the defeat of ISIS, Defense Secretary James Mattis told reporters this week that U.S. forces will remain in Syria.

Nov 17 09:35

Roy Moore’s lawyer says that the bizarre yearbook inscription is forged – here’s why

“And then finally, after Judge Moore’s signature it has the initials capital D period, A period,” he continued. “Remember when I told you about that ’99 divorce action? Judge Moore looked at that “D.A.” after his signature which they allege was because he was the district attorney, well he wasn’t, he was the assistant district attorney.”

“But Judge Moore says he can’t ever remember signing his name with “D.A.” after it, but he had seen it before,” he explained. “You know where he had seen it? When he was on the bench, his assistant, whose initials are capital D period, A period, Delber Adams, would stamp his signature on documents and then put capital D period, A period. That’s exactly how the signature appears on the divorce decree that Judge Moore signed, dismissing the divorce action with Ms. Nelson.”

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Note that starting with "Moore", the ink color is slightly different.

Nov 17 09:25

John Cornyn, Chris Murphy, Dianne Feinstein Announce Gun Control Bill

On Thursday Sens. John Cornyn (R-TX), Chris Murphy (D-CT), and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) announced a new gun control bill which centers on background checks for gun purchases.

The bill was also signed by Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), and Dean Heller (R-NV).

Fox News Congressional reporter Chad Pergram tweeted that the bill is designed to “strengthen the background check system” in the wake of the Texas church attack.

Nov 17 09:24

Western MSM ‘shocked’ at 60,000-strong nationalist march in Warsaw – but are they really?

The mainstream media coverage of the annual nationalist march in Poland was far more critical this year than on previous occasions. Considering how similar events were previously covered, analysts wonder if the change results from Brussels’s feud with Warsaw.

Something terrible happened last Saturday in Poland. A crowd of 60,000 neo-Nazis, fascists, white supremacists, far-right nationalists, anti-Semites and religious fanatics marched in the streets of the capital Warsaw in the biggest display of bigotry and hatred the world has seen in years. And like-minded radicals from all around Europe sent their delegations to the rally. And the Polish government not only failed to condemn this march of the right, but dared to call the event “beautiful.” The terror!

Nov 17 09:23

OSCE condemns labeling media as 'foreign agents' – but only after Russia did it

The OSCE has finally paid attention to the issue of media outlets being labeled “foreign agents” and condemned this practice. The organization only took notice after Moscow's retaliatory move to RT being targeted in the US.

“Branding media entities as ‘foreign agents’ is a dangerous practice, as it can narrow the space for freedom of the media,” said Harlem Desir, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe's (OSCE) Representative on Freedom of the Media, in a statement on Thursday. The official then expressed his “concern” about measures taken by the US and Russia “requiring the media entities from other countries to register themselves as ‘foreign agents.’”

Nov 17 09:22

US lifts ban on import of 'elephant trophies' from Zimbabwe

The US Fish and Wildlife Service under US President Donald Trump has decided to allow the remains of elephants hunted for sport in Zimbabwe to be imported into the United States, reversing a ban on such imports introduced in 2014.

Zimbabwe's elephants are listed as "threatened" under the US Endangered Species Act (ESA).

The service justified the change by saying the ban, imposed under former president Barack Obama, was based on limited information available at the time.

Nov 17 09:22

Zimbabwe Coup Leader Traveled to China One Week Before Arresting Mugabe

The key architect of the soft coup in Zimbabwe this week traveled to China and met with top military officials just days before the confusing and still-unfolding government shakeup, sparking speculation that Beijing may have played a role in the coup that has seen Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe placed under house arrest.

Nov 17 09:14

THE ROOTS OF THANKSGIVING

After watching this you might consider roasting a duck this year

Nov 17 09:13

SWEDEN UNDER PRESSURE TO ADOPT ISLAMIC NATIONAL FLAG

A social media campaign is pressuring Sweden to adopt a Turkish-style flag due to Islam’s rapid growth in the country.

A petition asking Sweden’s prime minister to do away with the current, “offensive” flag is nearing its signature goal as the campaign’s hashtag #ForBetterSweden continues to trend on Twitter.

Nov 17 09:12

Angela Merkel’s future in DOUBT: New election looms as Chancellor fails to form coalition

ANGELA Merkel could lose her grip on power as she missed her own deadline to form a coalition – two months after Germany’s election.

Nov 17 09:10

The Justice Department has a duty to consider a probe of the Uranium One sale

If crimes were committed to further Russia’s nuclear goals here, Americans need to know. And if Team Obama suspected that but still OK’d the Uranium One sale to a Russian firm, Americans deserve an explanation of that, too.

Yet Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ orders to prosecutors merely to see if a probe — perhaps headed by a special counsel — is warranted has critics in a lather.

No surprise there: The left fears a probe into Team Obama and the Clinton Foundation could taint Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, even if it turned up no damaging evidence. Worse, it could draw attention from the FBI investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion by President Trump’s campaign.

Nov 17 09:10

Will Prince Charles step aside for William? Royal rows could topple next King

PRINCE Charles got a taste of what life as King could be like when he laid the Royal wreath at Remembrance Sunday commemorations - but members of public would rather see his son William take the reins.

Nov 17 09:08

‘Literally Know Nothing’: Tucker Takes On Dem Over Banning MUZZLE LOADERS [VIDEO]

“So here you have Gabby Giffords’ group saying that we need to regulate a rifle, a firearm, they clearly know nothing about,” the Fox host continued. “A muzzle loader is loaded from the muzzle, from the end of the barrel, from the hole where the bullet comes out, and you put it in the powder, and then the wadding, and then the round and the whole thing takes like a minute. So it’s not probably going to be responsible for a lot of mass shootings.”

Nov 17 09:07

Zionism’s calm destruction of Palestine

Two stories reported by Haaretz on Wednesday underscore the unchanging goal of Zionism: the destruction of the Palestinians as a people and as viable communities, and the theft of their land for exclusively Jewish colonial settlement.

The first story reports on declassified minutes of cabinet meetings in the months after the 1967 war, when Israel occupied the West Bank and Gaza Strip, as well as Syria’s Golan Heights and Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula.

Israeli leaders were pondering how to deal with the hundreds of thousands of Palestinians newly under military occupation. It was already clear that the Israelis wanted the land but not the people who lived on it.

One of the “solutions” offered by Levi Eshkol, then Israel’s prime minister, was, effectively, to expel them.

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