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Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have identified an Israeli air base as a key source of GPS attacks that have disrupted civilian airline navigation in the Middle East.

The attacks, known as spoofing, send out manipulated GPS signals that make airplane instruments misread their location.

The researchers, Todd Humphreys and Zach Clements, said they are “highly confident” that the spoofing attacks originated from Ein Shemer Airfield in northern Israel. The Israeli military declined to comment on Tuesday.

The researchers used data that was emitted by the spoofer and picked up by satellites in low-Earth orbit to determine its location. They then confirmed their calculations using data they collected on the ground in Israel.

Tags: ISRAEL, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
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Earlier this week, the Presbyterian Church (USA) voted to divest from financial bonds in Israel and denounced Christian Zionism, the Religion News Service reported.

The church’s General Assembly voted on Monday in favor of legislation to divest from Israel bonds and initiated efforts to urge two companies, accused of human rights abuses against Palestinians in the occupied territories, to cease their practices, according to the Anadolu news agency.

The vote reportedly took place in Salt Lake City, Utah, with the Assembly comprising 422 delegate commissioners and 82 advisory delegates.

The resolution condemning Christian Zionism described it as “an ideological vision that it says links the State of Israel with biblical views of the ‘promised land,’ and therefore justifies taking land away from Palestinians.”

Tags: ISRAEL, RELIGION/ATHEISM
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Israel’s top generals want to begin a cease-fire in Gaza even if it keeps Hamas in power for the time being, widening a rift between the military and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has opposed a truce that would allow Hamas to survive the war.

The generals think that a truce would be the best way of freeing the roughly 120 Israelis still held, both dead and alive, in Gaza, according to interviews with six current and former security officials.

Underequipped for further fighting after Israel’s longest war in decades, the generals also think their forces need time to recuperate in case a land war breaks out against Hezbollah, the Lebanese militia that has been locked in a low-level fight with Israel since October, multiple officials said.

Tags: ISRAEL, PALESTINE, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
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Listen, bub.

You see that baby over there?

He hates gays.

We’re going to burn him alive.

Tags: COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA, ISRAEL, PALESTINE, TORTURE/ WAR CRIMES, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
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Are we on the verge of an apocalyptic global war in which billions of people could die?  Very few people anticipated that World War I would erupt, but it happened anyway.  And very few people anticipated that World War II would erupt, but it happened anyway.  All throughout human history, there have been wars.  Ever since the very beginning, it has just been a matter of time before major powers collide.  Unfortunately, even though very alarming warning signals are flashing all around us, most of the population of the western world seems absolutely clueless about what is really going on out there.  Leaders all over the planet seem to have come down with a really bad case of “war fever”, and preparations for apocalyptic showdowns are being made.  The following are 10 signs that global war is rapidly approaching…

Tags: WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS, WMD
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Kamala Harris is on the move. She’s like a shark that smells blood, circling Joe with her eye on the prize. And ignore the “smooth” and phony denials; you can bet that Team Kamala is quietly pushing to take the top spot.

The day after Joe Biden bombed at the debate, Rolling Stone published their fluffy designer expose on her, almost as if they were “reintroducing” Kamala Harris to the American people. The timing couldn’t have been more suspicious.

Tags: POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, WHITE HOUSE
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A major donor to the Democratic Party has torched Joe Biden, declaring that “we are in fuck city,” and noting that other prominent donors are moving their money into the Congress and Senate races.

Ari Emanuel, the CEO of Endeavor, which owns the UFC and WWE, made the comments during the Aspen Ideas Festival, noting that Biden “said he was gonna run for one term and he was doing it to restore democracy. He now runs for a second term. That’s the first bit of malarkey, as he would say.”

Tags: POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, WHITE HOUSE
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In an Orwellian move straight out of “1984,” a prominent leftist is floating a new strategy to “help” Americans overlook concerns about President Joe Biden's age and cognitive abilities. Kaivan Shroff, a Democratic lawyer and guest writer at HuffPost, suggests that the Biden team use artificial intelligence to create more polished and youthful versions of the president's speeches.

The duplicitous proposal aims to address Biden's frequent verbal stumbles and senior moments by producing AI-generated – aka fake – videos to present a smoother and younger-looking commander in chief. This tactic, according to Shroff, would help counter discussions about Biden's mental state, thereby “defending democracy.”

Tags: COMPUTERS/INTERNET/AI, COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, WHITE HOUSE
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The Justice Department agreed to the plea bargain a little over a month after the High Court of England and Wales ruled that Assange would be allowed to appeal an extradition order. The High Court found the U.S. government didn’t provide satisfactory assurances that Assange could rely on a First Amendment defense if extradited and tried in the U.S. The Justice Department, now fearful it would lose the case, scrambled to strike a deal with Assange.

The plea agreement requires that before entering his plea, Assange must have done everything he could to either return or destroy “any such unpublished information in his possession, custody, or control, or that of WikiLeaks or any affiliate of WikiLeaks.”

As stipulated in the plea deal, Ramona Manglona, U.S. Chief Judge of the District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands, sentenced Assange to 62 months with credit for the time he served in Belmarsh Prison. The U.S. sentencing guidelines say the range for this “offense” is 41-51 months, so Assange served 11 to 21 months longer than this type of case would typically garner.

Assange was prosecuted because WikiLeaks exposed U.S. war crimes in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantánamo Bay. In 2010, U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who had a “TOP SECRET” U.S. security clearance, furnished WikiLeaks with 700,000 documents and reports, many of which were classified “SECRET.”

These documents included the “Iraq War Logs,” 400,000 field reports documenting 15,000 unreported deaths of Iraqi civilians, as well as systematic rape, torture and murder after U.S. forces transferred detainees to a notorious Iraqi torture squad.

Tags: TORTURE/ WAR CRIMES, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS, WHITE HOUSE
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Featuring Dr. Byram Bridle, Dr. William Makis, Darrell Komick, Dr. Chris Shoemaker, Dr. David Speicher, and Dr. Mark Trozzi addressing journalists’ questions.

The morning after the landmark event “An Injection of Truth” in Calgary, where a delegation of Canadian MDs and scientists presented crucial scientific information, a press conference was held.

This event addressed the alarming 3000% increase in unexplained child deaths in Alberta and aimed to provide essential knowledge to Albertans and the global community.

This knowledge is vital for making informed decisions regarding the modified mRNA C-19 injections, commonly known as Covid-19 vaccines. Here is the video recording of the press conference, featuring myself and other experts.

Tags: CANADA, CONSUMER RIGHTS / PRODUCT REPORTS, SCIENCE/ HEALTH/ CLIMATE/ NATURE
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For nearly half a century, Scandinavia’s neutrality (with the obvious exception of Norway) was an important segment of keeping various buffer zones between the Soviet Union and NATO. And interestingly, despite the fact that the USSR was much more powerful than Russia nowadays, while also being virtually unopposed in the Baltic Sea, for some reason, neither Sweden nor Finland felt the need to become part of NATO.

What’s more, if there ever was a danger of a mythical Soviet invasion of either country, it was gone in 1991. Up to that point, Moscow’s access to the Baltic Sea stretched from Finland to Denmark (nearly, that is). Nowadays, Saint Petersburg and Kaliningrad are Russia’s only access points.

Thus, if the Kremlin hadn’t invaded Sweden and Finland during the (First) Cold War, it surely wouldn’t be doing it now. However, as rabid Russophobia is an extremely damaging degenerative disease, it clouds people’s judgment, leading them to make all sorts of rash and inexplicable decisions. On the other hand, it’s impossible to explain NATO expansionism in Scandinavia without seeing it as part of a wider offensive build-up that aims to surround Russia with hostile states and other entities (including terrorist ones). In one of the latest such moves, Helsinki just gave the United States the legal permission to station troops in the country. The vote in the Finnish Parliament was unanimous.

Tags: EUROPE, RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS, WHITE HOUSE
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CCC credit spreads have been on the rise. As of June 27, 2024, the ICE BofA CCC & Lower US High Yield Index Option-Adjusted Spread (OAS) stands at 9.44%. This spread represents the difference in yield between US dollar-denominated corporate debt rated CCC or below and the corresponding spot Treasury curve. The widening spread suggests increased risk perception for lower-rated corporate bonds.
Tags: ECONOMY
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After a disastrous debate performance, the news media, which had been shamelessly gaslighting the public over Joe Biden’s cognitive capacity for years, seemed to turn on the president in unison. Biden stuttered, stumbled, and bumbled his way through a grueling 90 minutes during which he alternated between slurring his confused answers and staring into nowhere with his mouth agape.

Examples of the president’s cognitive decline have become so prevalent that journalists were forced to label any embarrassing videos of the geriatric commander in chief as “cheap fakes” in the hopes of shaming the public into ignoring the obvious. Despite this deep investment in running cover for Biden’s senility in the past, anchors on networks like CNN and MSNBC spent their post-debate spin sessions speculating on the possibility that the elderly leader might need to step aside. This discussion was treated as a sudden revelation instead of acknowledging the self-evident fact: The Biden presidency was a scam from the start.

Tags: CORPORATE MEDIA, COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, WHITE HOUSE
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has begun a surprise visit to Russia, his office has confirmed. His trip comes days after he traveled to Kiev to urge Ukrainian leader Vladimir Zelensky to consider an immediate ceasefire with Moscow and begin peace talks.

While Hungary holds the rotating EU presidency, Orban’s visit to Russia for talks has sparked sharp criticism from senior bloc officials, despite the prime minister insisting earlier in the day that he is not representing the union.

Tags: EUROPE, RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA
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A video of Filipino expert Raul Lambino discussing the tense situation in the #SouthChinaSea while shedding tears has recently gone viral. Lambino said his tears were for his country and people, adding that the #Philippines is being used by the US to protect its own interests.

Tags: PACIFICA, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS, WHITE HOUSE
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Democrat governors rallied behind President Joe Biden on Wednesday as the 81-year-old president faces growing calls to step aside and not run against former President Donald Trump this fall.
By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
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Leftist and centrist parties in France are attempting to join forces to stop Marine Le Pen’s right-wing National Rally party from taking power.
By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
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Democrats are privately in agreement that President Joe Biden should be replaced after his poor performance during last week’s presidential debate, according to former Obama administration official Van Jones.
By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
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President Joe Biden reportedly told a group of Democratic governors on Wednesday that he saw a medical doctor after last week’s debate against former President Donald Trump, contradicting a statement made by White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on the same day.
By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
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The Canadian housing market is at high risk of unravelling, according to experts. The level of debt that Canadians have taken on in comparison to their incomes has put many in a precarious position should mortgage rates continue to rise — which is likely.
Tags: ECONOMY
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After seven attempts, the last time having boxes of ballots going missing for hours - after several 'accidents' including his plane crashing and the wheels of his car being loosened, he's finally got elected.
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
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Major Democrat donors are now pledging not to donate to the Democratic Party’s 2024 campaign unless President Joe Biden relinquishes his position as the presidential nominee.
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
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Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump trails just one Democrat in a hypothetical matchup, according to a new poll: former first lady Michelle Obama, who has said several times that she will not run for president in 2024.
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
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