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November 24, 2016

Nov 24 11:58

Furious Leave voters to boycott Virgin as Branson 'funds Brexit blocking group'

SIR Richard Branson faces a boycott of Virgin products and services as furious Leave voters react to the businessman’s plans to bankroll a plan to block Brexit.

Nov 24 11:27

Loretta Lynch And The DOJ Are In Trouble! The American Center For Law and Justice (ACLJ) Has Filed a Federal Lawsuit Against Her!

It looks like Loretta Lynch is getting ready to reap what she has sewed. She has held the FBI back in its investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email server.

Nov 24 11:19

SpaceX Grabs $112mn Contract From NASA For Unique Ocean Survey

SpaceX has added a $112 million NASA contract to its trophy case, winning the privilege of launching a satellite for the first-ever global surface water survey. SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket is slated to take off in 2021.

Elon Musk’s company would provide “launch services” for the agency’s Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

Nov 24 10:55


You won’t find anyone in the mainstream press talking about this anywhere. Take a look yourself — there’s barely a peep (and that peep is confined to alt media).
It’s almost as if it didn’t happen, but it did.

Nov 24 10:54

Tokyo area gets first November dusting of snow in 54 years

Snow fell in Tokyo and other parts of eastern Japan on Thursday, with the capital recording its first November snowfall since 1875 when the government started collecting records.

Nov 24 10:53


Nov 24 10:28

Trump Vs. MSM: Donald’s Twitter To Become No1 Source For White House News?

Donald Trump seems to be going to war with the US mainstream media. The president-elect has accused outlets of being dishonest and biased against him.

Nov 24 10:22

Confessing your sins? There’s an app for that! Catholic Church launches ‘Sindr’

Move over Tinder, the grace of God is now available for download. Absolution is just a click away for churchgoers who use the Vatican’s new ‘Sindr’ app, which helps users find their nearest church.

The Catholic App, as it is properly called, uses GPS technology to guide penitents and lost souls alike to a nearby church offering confession or celebrating mass.

Nov 24 10:21

Forget Article 50! Britain can IGNORE Lisbon Treaty and quit the EU NOW, top lawyer claims

Ingrid Detter de Frankopan said Theresa May and her Brexit ministers were wasting time getting bogged down on Article 50 details - and claimed the UK could leave the 28-country bloc today if it wanted to.

The veteran Swedish lawyer told MoneyWeek she was becoming increasingly frustrated at the unnecessary delays in formalising Britain’s European divorce.

She said: “Despite my best attempts, everyone has been deaf to the painstakingly simple course for the United Kingdom to take: don’t trigger Article 50 at all.

Nov 24 10:20

PLEASE DO A RECOUNT | Make Cupcakes Cry Again

This particular Cupcake crying never gets old...


Nov 24 10:13

Bahrain’s Rajab hospitalized due to heart condition

Prominent Bahraini human rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab has been taken to hospital from prison due to heart problems after being held in solitary confinement for three months.

In a post on his Twitter account, his son, Adam, said that his father was transferred for the third time to a police hospital after suffering from chest pain.

The 52-year-old president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights has been repeatedly detained for organizing pro-democracy demonstrations and publishing Twitter posts deemed “insulting” to the Bahraini authorities.

He was pardoned for health reasons last year, but was re-arrested on June 13 following an intensive search of his house in the northwest of the country. Reports suggest he has been subjected to harassment in jail.

Thousands of anti-regime protesters have held numerous demonstrations in Bahrain on an almost daily basis ever since a popular uprising began in the kingdom on February 14, 2011.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I would like to politely suggest to the Al-Khalifa monarchy and the tyrannical regime in Manama not to make a martyr out of this guy.

His death at your hands could create a populist tsunami which even additional Saudi troops would be unable to put down.

Oh, and just a side note to the Al-Khalifa monarchy; the concept of "divine right" has just sort of disappeared, as a leadership model, along with the whoopie cushion and the dribble glass!!!

Nov 24 10:06

Car bomb kills over 80 people south of Iraqi capital

A car bomb has reportedly exploded south of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, killing more than 80 people, among them Shia pilgrims.

According to security sources, a truck loaded with explosives went off on Thursday at a gas station in the Shomali village in the suburbs of the city of al-Hilla, located 120 kilometers (75 miles) southeast of the capital Baghdad and around 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Karbala.

Reports say there have been several Iranian nationals among the victims.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This is pretty horrific, and just seems to never end, now, in Iraq.

Such incidents rarely happened under Saddam Hussein's watch.

Nov 24 10:04

New York City Immigrants Vow To Fight Deportations

Amid a packed crowd of protesters at a #HereToStay rally on Sunday, Nov. 13 in Columbus Circle, 22-year-old Juan stood outside the entrance to Central Park holding a sign that read, “I’m a dishwasher, not a rapist.”

Nov 24 10:02

Israel Media: Trump Secretly Preparing Joint US-Russian-Turkish Assault on Daesh

An Israeli military intelligence website is claiming that US President-elect Donald Trump, prior to being sworn in to the White House, is already managing America’s military, and that he is secretly preparing for a joint assault on Daesh with Russia and Turkey.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I seriously doubt this story. Trump has no legal authority until January 20th and I doubt Obama would delegate any to him. Trump's involvement as a private citizen would violate the Logan Act. So what is the purpose of Israel putting this out?

Nov 24 09:58

Will Sheriff David Clarke Join The Trump Administration?

America's sheriff David Clarke discusses the latest police shootings with Lou Dobbs. Clarke is under consideration for Director of Homeland Security in the new Trump administration.


Nov 24 09:49

WE FOUND IT! The Video George Soros & Hillary Clinton Tried To Bury!

Nov 24 09:48

Clinton Voters Threaten To Kill Electoral College Members

In Michigan several Clinton voters threatened 'to put a bullet in the brain' of one Elector.


Nov 24 09:47


Nov 24 09:38


Webmaster addition: Well, it danged well OUGHT to be!

I am nobody's idea of a moral guide. Whatever you want to do with another consenting adult, farm animals, or kitchen appliances is fine with me. But I draw the line at children, who are too young to understand what they are being asked to do.

The sex and power trip issues aside, sexual abuse of children robs them of their innocence and forces them to grow up, in effect stealing their childhood from them. Once gone, it can never be given back.

I have a very short list of things I consider to be sins (actually, it's a post-it note) but sexual abuse of children is right at the very top.

The New York Times is trying to excuse the behavior by reporting that psychiatrists say it is a disorder. These days, psychiatrists claim EVERYTHING is a disorder (for which they have a pill to sell you), but let's try a different context.

Nov 24 09:37


“I suppose I should be ashamed to say that I take the western view of the Indian. I don’t go so far as to think that the only good Indian is the dead Indian, but I believe nine out of every ten are, and I shouldn’t like to inquire too closely into the case of the tenth.”

Teddy Roosevelt

Nov 24 09:37


“It would be good to have some anti-Semitism in America. Not serious anti-Semitism, not pogroms, not persecutions that will empty America from its Jews, as we need them there, but just a taste of this pungent stuff, so that we can restore our faith in Zionism.”

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Nov 24 09:36

Obama Administration Pressures European Leaders to Accuse Moscow of “Russian Aggression” against the EU

Sanctions were imposed and renewed. EU leaders and European parliamentarians said they’ll remain in place as long as (nonexistent) “Russian aggression” continues, and the overwhelming will of Crimeans to rejoin the Russian Federation is reversed.

The European Parliament, Council of the European Union and European Commission share EU legislative functions separate from individual member states’ right of initiative power to propose and enact new laws for their respective countries.

In October, the European Parliament’s foreign affairs committee endorsed a document titled “EU Strategic Communication to Counteract Propaganda Against It by Third Parties.”

Without supporting evidence, it accused Moscow of spreading “disinformation and propaganda seeking to maintain or increase (its) influence to weaken and split the EU.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

IF the European Parliament goes along with this move, it will have signalled to the rest of the world that it has, collectively, lost its reality license.

I read, and frequently link to, the English language versions of rt.com; sputinknews; and tass, because many times, one gets a sense of what the US government is up to that is not reported in the major US presstitute outlets, or reported far later than things actually happen.

Reading the foreign press in English is something I encourage everyone out there to do, including: presstv.com (an Iranian news outlet in English); english.farsnews.com (another Iranian outlet in English); and globalresearch.ca (a news outlet out of Canada).

Nov 24 09:32

JFK and EO 11110

Nov 24 09:31

Is This The Real Story Of What Happened Regarding Nagalase?

During several months of 2015, numerous physicians, who were researching the causes of autism and successfully healing autistics, suddenly met with untimely deaths, or what’s been referred to as “suicided.” Who knows what really happened; all we know is that those physicians no longer are on Planet Earth.

Two doctors, Bradstreet [3] and Gonzalez, were planning on publishing their findings, which centered around nagalase and GcMAF, a definite “smoking gun” if they would have been able to pull the trigger on their alleged findings regarding nagalase in vaccines.

Nov 24 09:26

Invasion of Syria by NATO Member State: Turkey Establishes Second Military Base in Syria.

Turkey has set up a military base in Akhtarin in the province of Aleppo, according to local media activists. The Turkish army, Special Forces and intelligence agencies are expanding their presence in northern Syria amid ongoing clashes between pro-Turkey militant groups and the SDF over the possibility to seize from ISIS the key town of al-Bab.

On November 21, Kurdish forces attacked pro-Turkey militant groups in Sheikh Nasir and seized the village.

Earlier this year, reports appeared that the Turkish Armed Forces set up a military base south of al-Rai.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This is a very lousy development in the Western war against Syria, and may well put Turkey in direct conflict with Russian forces.

Nov 24 09:23


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Nov 24 09:22

Democrats Seek to Block Trump's Presidency in US Electoral College Vote

The electors are set to vote for president and vice president on December 19. According to early November's election results, Trump secured the necessary 270 electoral votes and is expected to get the backing of 290 Republican electors. Hillary Clinton is expected to receive 228.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This effort is quixotic in the extreme, because of the number of electors whou would have to be "turned"/threatened/bribed to change their vote, but at the end of the day, it is about attempting to delegitimize Trump and his election, before he even takes the Oath of Office, and deep-six the Electoral college.

Nov 24 09:14

More Rohingyas flee to Bangladesh as violence spreads in Myanmar

More Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar poured into neighboring Bangladesh this week, with some feared to have drowned after a boat sank during a bid to flee violence that has killed at least 86 people and displaced 30,000.

Some Rohingya refugees have been missing since Tuesday after a group crossed the River Naaf that separates Myanmar and Bangladesh. Those who managed to enter Bangladesh sought shelter in refugee camps or people's homes.

"There was a group of people from our village who crossed the river by boat to come here, but suddenly the boat sank," said Humayun Kabir, the father of three children untraceable since the mishap.

Although many of those on board could swim, and were able to reach the river bank, seven people remain missing, he added, his children among them.

Myanmar troops poured into the western state of Rakhine along the frontier with Bangladesh in response to coordinated attacks on three border posts on Oct. 9 that killed nine police officers.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Aung San Suu Kyi's inability to put down the violence against the Rohingya does not augur well for the future of peace in her country.

I frankly would have expected more of a Nobel Peace Prize winner; but then again, look at all the carnage the US's President Obama has created since becoming a recipient of that prize, which actually makes the awarding of it to him on esick joke!!

Nov 24 09:03

End the war in Yemen, Mr. Trump

If Trump does want to bring some positive change to U.S. foreign policy, he should seek to end the war in Yemen.

Saudi Arabia announced on Monday that it would not extend a 48-hour cease-fire in its war there. The war doesn't make many headlines in the United States, even though the U.S. is directly involved in helping the Saudi military fire at targets in Yemen and blockade that country.

The humanitarian effect of the war has been disastrous. Over three million Yemeni people have been displaced from their homes. Another 14 million are threatened with what the U.N. calls "food insecurity," because blockading efforts and the war itself have a devastating effect on the import-dependent food supply of the nation.

But the United States does not have to continue exacerbating the situation. It's an immoral and unjust war on a population that does not threaten the United States.

Nov 24 09:00

Trump loses half his transition team in purge of lobbyists

Donald Trump has repeatedly promised to ‘drain the swamp’ of Washington ...
The Trump transition team has lost nearly half its staff and volunteers in a matter of days since instituting a ban on registered lobbyists at the end of last week, the Daily Mail has learned.

‘All the lobbyists are gone,’ said one source familiar with the transition. ‘Lobbyists were the vast majority. Now, today you go in and you could count [them] maybe on one hand.’

The source estimated that the number of staffers and volunteers working on the transition plummeted from around 250 late last week to less than 125 on Tuesday.

Nov 24 08:58

Committee Announces 500 New Settlement Units in East Jerusalem

The first such announcement since the US presidential election, the planning committee in Jerusalem has announced plans to construct another 500 new settlement units in occupied East Jerusalem. The units are to be built in the northern settlement of Ramat Shlomo.

Members of Israel’s far-right government have suggested that Donald Trump’s election in the US could allow massive increases in settlement construction, on the grounds that Trump has promised to be the most pro-Israel president ever.

Palestinian MP Mustafa Barghouti warned the latest expansion in East Jerusalem is a “very dangerous step,” and urged President-elect Trump to warn Israel away from such moves in the future. So far there has been no new comment from either Trump or Obama.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Notice the timing of the announcement; right on Thanksgiving Eve, whemn the Isralie government thought Americans would not be paying attention.

But we at WRH are, thank you very much!!

Nov 24 08:58


Nov 24 08:57

West Already Weaponizing Fake News

Maybe the internet will not succumb to the latest Western crusade against “fake news”.
You really know that masses of people are living within a mind-control matrix when the greatest, most pervasive purveyors of fake news denounce others for the practice.

And yet they do so without the slightest hint of awareness about their own monstrous hypocrisy.

“Fake news” has become a hot issue following the surprise US election victory of maverick business tycoon Donald Trump. Supposedly serious Western media outlets have highlighted the spread of hoax stories purporting to be news reports as having swayed the presidential race in Trump’s favor against his rival, Democrat career politician Hillary Clinton.

Nov 24 08:55

Saudi Airstrike Kills 12 Civilians in North Yemen

Adding to the growing list of civilians slain in Saudi airstrikes across Yemen since last year’s invasion, 12 more civilians were killed when a Saudi warplane destroyed the truck they were traveling in in the northern Hajjah Province.

The civilians were traveling to a nearby marketplace from a village when they were attacked. There is no hint as to why the vehicle was targeted, and Saudi forces have so far not commented publicly on this latest incident.

It is not unusual, however, for vehicles in general in rural Yemen to be targeted, as the fuel shortage caused by the Saudi naval blockade since last year. The assumption seems to be anyone who still has a functioning vehicle and fuel this far into the war must be up to no good.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"Hey, serial genocide against Yemeni civilians; it's the Saudi way!!" - Official spokes slug for the House of Saud.

Nov 24 08:55

The Upcoming War On The Alternative Media By The Deep State Mainstream Media

This declaration of war was typified by Google and FaceBook
The Mainstream Media (“MSM”), fully owned and co-opted by the Deep State Plutocrat/ Oligarch Elite, are extremely unhappy that Donald Trump won the 2016 Election.

They did not bank on this, and were completely and totally confident that their trillions of dollars of money issued by the Federal Reserve and international central banks, control of the National Security State as represented by the Military Industrial Complex, and bought and paid for representatives in the United States Legislature (Congress and Senate), Executive Branch, and Judiciary would have ensured their victory.

So what turned this election around, to upset the proverbial apple cart and deliver the Presidency to Donald J. Trump?

Nov 24 08:51

Fighting Intensifies Between Indian and Pakistani Forces in Kashmir

Heavy fighting continued along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir, as Indian forces launched a bombardment of Pakistani military and civilian positions across the line in one of the deadliest exchanges of fire in recent weeks.

At least three Pakistani soldiers were killed in the firing, and Pakistan claimed to have killed another seven Indian soldiers in retaliatory fire. The bigger death toll was among civilians, however, with at least 11 civilians slain when artillery shells hit a passenger bus and a nearby motorcycle.

Pakistan reported the incident as “unprovoked firing” from the Indian side, while Indian officials presented it as retaliation for three Indian soldiers killed the day before, including one whose body was mutilated. The soldiers were killed by militants who infiltrated across the LoC.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This could completely explode out of control very quickly.

Nov 24 08:45

Personal Data Of Over130,000 US Sailors Breached, US Navy Says

The Unites States Navy says personal data of 130,000 of its sailors have been stolen.

The US Navy made the announcement on Wednesday, adding that the Naval Criminal Investigative Service had launched an investigation into the breach.

Nov 24 08:44

US Drivers May Get ‘Locked Out’ Of Smartphones, Apps If Regulators Have Their Way

US road safety regulators want smartphone makers to “lock out” devices and some apps when users are driving. New guidelines also urge “driving mode” to be added to phones’ menus as the government seeks to reduce crashes.

Nov 24 08:13

‘Degradation Of Democracy’: Putin Responds To EU Parliament Resolution On Russian Media ‘Propaganda’

The EU Parliament's resolution to counter Russian media ‘propaganda’ demonstrates "political degradation" in regard to the "idea of democracy" in the West, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, commenting on the vote.

Nov 24 07:23

Compilation of 12 fake news stories from the mainstream media

With all of the politically-charged talk about banning "fake news" sites, it seems appropriate to review some of the worst fake news stories pushed by mainstream media outlets.

Nov 24 07:14

Dubai Police Drop ‘Extra-Marital Sex’ Charges Against ‘Gang Raped’ British Woman

A British tourist who was charged with having ‘extra-marital sex’ in Dubai after reporting that she had been gang raped no longer faces legal proceedings. The case against her was dropped.

Nov 24 05:39

Jill Steins Scam Recount Effort In Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin

Liberals are only in the 3rd stage of grief after Trump's win: Bargaining. Next is stage 4) Depression, and then finally 5) Acceptance.

Nov 24 05:38

Election Not Over? Money Is Being Raised To Challenge The Election Results In Wisconsin, Michigan And Pennsylvania

Just when you thought it was safe to celebrate Trump’s victory, the left is hatching a plan to try to steal the election right from under his nose. A group composed of “prominent computer scientists” and “election lawyers” is urgently asking the Clinton campaign to challenge the election results in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Nov 24 04:39

Russia to fingerprint all foreign nationals starting 2017

All foreign nationals arriving in Russia will be fingerprinted since 2017, Deputy Interior Minister Alexander Gorovoi said on Thursday. "The Interior Ministry intends to fingerprint all foreign foreigners arriving in Russia since the start of the next year," Gorovoi said at a meeting of the Federal Council. He said he was thankful to foreign colleagues who understand the necessity of this measure. The initiative to fingerprint EU and US nationals arriving in Russia was earlier put forward by the Civic Chamber as an additional counter-terrorism measure.

Nov 24 04:21

Syrian forces regain control over highway from Damascus to Quneitra

The Syrian government forces have recaptured strategic heights Tellet al-Nakkar to the north of Quneitra (40 kilometers from Damascus), SANA news agency reported. Over the course of the military operation, the Syrian army ousted militants from Jebhat Fath al-Sham (former Jebhat al-Nusra, banned in Russia) from the area. Part of the Damascus-Quneitra highway frequently blocked by terrorist is located near the heights. Terrorist also blocked the line of defense set up by the government forces near the nearby settlement of Hodr. A commander told SANA that "using this highway has become safe now, thanks to returning control over Tellet al-Nakkar heights." He said Syrian servicemen will now "monitor all movements of the enemy and will not allow militants to get to the highway." Syrian government forces delivered strikes at terrorists in Qurum al-Kasha to the south of Hodr. Several military-transport equipment units were damaged, but no one was killed.

Nov 24 02:21

Tsunami alert lifted following earthquake in Japan

Japan Meteorological Agency has lifted the tsunami alert for the north-eastern part of the country after the earthquake of 6.1 magnitude was registered in the region. No injuries or damages have been reported. An earthquake of 6.1 magnitude struck north-eastern Japan earlier on Thursday. Underground tremors were felt in 17 prefectures, including Fukushima, Miyagi, Iwate and Tokyo. Walls were shaking in the TASS office in Tokyo. The earthquake occurred in the same place as another earthquake of 7.3 magnitude two days ago. Japan Meteorological Agency warned about more possible underground tremors in the region in the following week.

Nov 24 00:32

Syrian president extends law on amnesty for militants for three months

Syrian President Bashar Assad has extended the law on amnesty for militants for three months, Aleppo province governor Hussein Diab said in an address to residents of the eastern part of Aleppo controlled by terrorists. "Our dear friends and brothers in eastern Aleppo! I address you today with a brotherly advice. Return to your senses, to your Syria, to you patriotism and take this golden chance that might be the last. Syria never was a place for terrorism, and will never be," he said. "These foreign terrorists trade you on the international arena and do not allow you to leave so that they can use you as human shields. They also store large amounts of food, of which you get nothing. With the help of weapons, they terrorize, prevent you from exiting the eastern parts of the city," the governor said...

Nov 24 00:30

Russian Emergencies Ministry sends another humanitarian convoy to Donbass

"The Russian Emergencies Ministry’s convoy with humanitarian aid for Donbass has set out toward the Russian-Ukrainian border from the Donskoy rescue center in the Rostov Region. It consists of 40 trucks that carry over 400 tonnes of humanitarian cargoes," the press service said. The convoy will deliver food, necessities, medicine, building materials.

Nov 24 00:19

Tokyo sees first November snowfall in 54 years

Tokyo has seen snowfall in November for the first time in the last 54 years on Thursday. Snowfalls in Tokyo are far from regular. Last year the first snowfall occurred at the start of January. At the start of the week, the weather in the Japanese capital was warm, with temperatures of up to 18 degrees Celsius. However, temperature dropped to 4 degrees Celsius in just one day, which is also a rare occasion for Tokyo.

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Nov 24 00:09

BRAIN-DEAD CLINTON VOTERS -- Jill Stein Raises $2.5 Million For Recount In MI, WI And PA

This is a push by Jill Stein to regain credibility with the racist Alt-Left (yes, the left fringe encourages racism) after she was blamed for helping Trump win. The problem is the Clinton campaign has expressed no interest in seeing a recount in these states, for obvious reasons. This is useless political theater. Will the easily-duped Hillary voters get their $2.5 million back when the recount doesn't happen?


Nov 23 18:04

Another Trump-Inspired ‘Hate Crime’ Turns Out To Be A Hoax

A Trump-inspired “hate crime” at a university in Chicago has turned out to be a hoax.

An openly bisexual senior at North Park University claimed she was the recipient of a homophobic note and hateful emails following Donald Trump’s win in the presidential election. But the school president reported Tuesday the notes are “fabricated.”

Nov 23 18:00

Obama Urged To Free Asylum Illegal Aliens Seeker Before Trump Takes Over

Border patrol agents were ordered to evacuate a well known remote road smugglers use, known as S2 on the southern border.

Nov 23 17:28

Historians Warn of Trump Death Squads, Mass Killings and Ghetto Intermittent Camps

Liberals contemplate launching a preemptive civil war as historians warn a holocaust us inevitable if Trump is allowed to take power.

Their warning is dire: America will soon face a Holocaust complete with mass killings committed by paramilitary death squads, ghetto interment camps and a raging world war which will all be justified by flag terrorist attack and false accusations of a military coup if Trump is not prevented from taking power.

Historians are sounding the alarm that Trump must be prevented from taking power because once he does it will be too late.

At the same time the corporate media continues to flame conspiracy theories that Donald Trump and those in his inner circle are racist fascists supported by a massive base of white racist sexist males.

Nov 23 17:16

Trump Taps Michigan Philanthropist Betsy DeVos To Be Secretary Of Education

President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Michigan philanthropist and chair of the education organization American Federation of Children Betsy DeVos to be his secretary of education.

Trump called his pick “a brilliant and passionate education advocate.”

Nov 23 17:15

The Martian 'plains of paradise' that hide as much underground frozen water as Lake Superior - and may once have held life

The deposit ranges in thickness from about 260 feet (80 meters) to about 560 feet (170 meters), with a composition that's 50 to 85 percent water ice, mixed with dust or larger rocky particles, Nasa said.

'This deposit is probably more accessible than most water ice on Mars, because it is at a relatively low latitude and it lies in a flat, smooth area where landing a spacecraft would be easier than at some of the other areas with buried ice,' said Jack Holt of the University of Texas, a co-author of the paper.

At the latitude of this deposit - about halfway from the equator to the pole - water ice cannot persist on the surface of Mars today.

Nov 23 17:11

Software can turn headphones into a MICROPHONE and let hackers listen in from across a room

A new experiment demonstrates how easily hackers can turn your headphones into a microphone to unknowingly eavesdrop in background.

Researcher designed a code called 'Speake(a)r, which 'retasks' a computer's outputs to inputs - allowing them to record audio even when the headphones were in the output-only jack.

Nov 23 17:08

Russia-China Military Ties ‘At All-Time High’ – MoD

Military cooperation between Russia and China poses no threat to other states, but is aimed instead at countering global threats and challenges, including international terrorism, according to Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.

Nov 23 17:01

China successfully fires radical hypersonic 'very long range air to air missile' that could hit targets 300 miles away

China has become the latest country to successfully test fire a hypersonic missile, it has been claimed.

A Chinese J-16 strike fighter test-fired the giant missile earlier this month, successfully destroying the target drone at a very long range, according to Popular Science.

Its experts analysed pictured of the launch, and concluded the missile was 19 feet long, and roughly 13 inches in diameter, meaning it could hit targets up to 300 miles away.

'This is a big deal,' wrote Jeffrey Lin and P.W. Singer.

'This missile would easily outrange any American (or other NATO) air-to-air missile.'

Nov 23 16:53

Trump loses half his transition team – plunging from 250 to 125 staffers – in purge of lobbyists

The Trump transition team has lost nearly half its staff and volunteers in a matter of days since instituting a ban on registered lobbyists at the end of last week, the Daily Mail has learned.

‘All the lobbyists are gone,’ said one source familiar with the transition. ‘Lobbyists were the vast majority. Now, today you go in and you could count [them] maybe on one hand.’