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North Korea is 'carefully examining' a plan to strike U.S. Pacific territory Guam with missiles after Trump says the North will be met with 'fire and fury like the world has never seen' if it threatens U.S. | 08 Aug 2017 | North Korea said it is 'carefully examining' a plan to strike the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam with missiles, just hours after President Donald Trump told the country that any threat to the U.S. would be met with 'fire and fury.' A spokesman for the Korean People's Army, in a statement carried by the North's state-run KCNA news agency, said Wednesday the strike plan will be 'put into practice in a multi-current and consecutive way any moment' once leader Kim Jong Un makes a decision. In another statement citing a different military spokesman, North Korea also said it could carry out a pre-emptive operation if the U.S. showed signs of provocation. Earlier Pyongyang said it was ready to give Washington a 'severe lesson' with its strategic nuclear force in response to any U.S. military action. The statement from the North comes after Trump told the country's leader Tuesday that additional threats of violence against the U.S. 'will be met with fire and the fury like the world has never seen.'
Trump Threatens 'Fire and Fury' Against North Korea if It Endangers U.S. | 08 Aug 2017 | President Trump threatened on Tuesday to unleash "fire and fury" against North Korea if it endangers the United States as tensions with the isolated nuclear-armed state grow into perhaps the most serious foreign policy challenge yet in his young administration. "North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States," Mr. Trump told reporters in Bedminster, N.J. "They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen. He has been very threatening beyond a normal state and as I said they will be met with fire and fury and frankly power the likes of which this world has never seen before." The president’s comments came as North Korea earlier in the day escalated its criticism of the United States, as well as its neighboring allies, by warning that it will mobilize all its resources to take "physical action" in retaliation against the latest round of United Nations sanctions.
From the same 'people' who brought us babies pulled from incubators and WMDs in Iraq: North Korea now making missile-ready nuclear weapons, U.S. analysts claim | 08 Aug 2017 | North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles, crossing a key threshold on the path to becoming a full-fledged nuclear power, U.S. intelligence officials have concluded in a confidential assessment. The new analysis completed last month by the Defense Intelligence Agency comes on the heels of another intelligence assessment that sharply raises the official estimate for the total number of bombs in the country's atomic arsenal. The U.S. calculated last month that up to 60 nuclear weapons are now controlled by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Some independent experts believe the number of bombs is much smaller.
Trump: 'Fake news media' not covering UN sanctions vote on North Korea | 07 Aug 2017 | President Trump on Monday slammed the "fake news media" for failing to report on this weekend's United Nations resolution to sanction North Korea, despite widespread coverage of the vote. "The Fake News Media will not talk about the importance of the United Nations Security Council's 15-0 vote in favor of sanctions on N. Korea!" Trump tweeted. The U.N. Security Council unanimously passed the resolution Saturday, which will slap new sanctions on North Korea in retaliation for its repeated ballistic missile testing and continued efforts to develop nuclear weapons. The penalties will largely target its major exports like coal, iron and seafood, and could possibly lead to a billion-dollar financial hit.
U.S. can talk to North Korea if it stops missile tests - Tillerson | 06 Aug 2017 | U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held a door open for dialogue with North Korea on Monday, saying Washington was willing to talk to Pyongyang if it halted a series of recent missile test launches. Tillerson's comments at a regional security forum in Manila were the latest U.S. attempt to rein in Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs after months of tough talk from U.S. President Donald Trump. The U.N. Security Council on Saturday imposed its toughest round of sanctions yet against Pyongyang over its two intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests in July. But Tillerson appeared more conciliatory on Monday.
Pentagon: Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan | 02 Aug 2017 | The Pentagon says two U.S. service members were killed in action in Afghanistan Monday after their convoy came under attack. According to a Pentagon spokesman the convoy was on a routine mission in Kandahar when the attack occurred. The Taliban have claimed responsibility.
US-led coalition used banned white phosphorus on civilians in Syria - Damascus to UN | 06 Aug 2017 | The Syrian foreign ministry has, in correspondence to the United Nations, accused the US-led coalition of new atrocities against its civilians. It includes an attack on hospital in Raqqa and the use of "internationally banned white phosphorus munitions" against the Syrian people. Renewing its calls to "immediately dissolve" the coalition which Damascus considers illegitimate, the ministry wrote two letters; one addressed to the UN Secretary General and the other to the Chairman of the UN Security Council, Syria's state news agency SANA reported Sunday. Citing the ministry statement, the report said the military alliance led by Washington had bombed residential neighborhoods and civilian houses, as well as destroying a national hospital in Raqqa...
Murder conviction in Blackwater case thrown out, other sentences overturned | 04 Aug 2017 | A U.S. appeals court on Friday threw out the first-degree murder conviction of a former Blackwater Worldwide security guard sentenced to life in prison in the killings of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians in a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007. The court also ordered resentencings for three others convicted in the case. The September 2007 shootings fomented deep resentments about the accountability of American security forces during one of the bloodiest periods of the Iraq War.
Japan 'outraged' at resumed US Marine flights after fatal Australia crash | 08 Aug 2017 | Japan has pushed back against continuing US military MV-22 Osprey flights on its territory, after calls to ground all the aircraft following a fatal crash off the Australian coast. Flights of MV-22 Ospreys -- the primary assault support aircraft for the US Marines -- resumed in Okinawa just two days after what the Marines called a "mishap" when an MV-22 Osprey went down off the Australian coast. The crash left three servicemen dead, the military confirmed on Monday night...Earlier, the Japanese Defense Ministry called on the US to refrain from all MV-22 Ospreys operations until the causes of the crash are determined.
Three US servicemen killed after their MV-22 Osprey helicopter crashed due to a 'mishap' --Marine aircraft with 26 personnel onboard was conducting operations on Saturday when it crashed into the water | 07 Aug 2017 | Three U.S. Marines were killed when the helicopter they were travelling in came down off the coast of Australia has been identified. Ruben Velasco, 19, was killed and Cpl. Nathan Ordway of Kansas and 1st Lt. Benjamin Robert Cross, 26, of Maine, are presumed dead after the crash during a joint military exercise over the weekend. The 23 other Marines aboard the MV-22 Osprey were rescued by the Australian Navy.
U.S. military searches for three Marines in sea after aircraft crashes off Australia | 05 Aug 2017 | Rescue teams were searching for three U.S. Marines missing after their aircraft crashed into the sea off Australia's east coast on Saturday, the U.S. Marine Corps said. Twenty-three other personnel aboard the MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft had been rescued, the III Marine Expeditionary Force, based in Okinawa, Japan, said in a statement. In past years, Ospreys have been involved in incidents resulting in deaths or injuries.
Eiffel Tower evacuated over attempted attack by knife-wielding man, police say | 07 Aug 2017 | A young Frenchman who recently was discharged from a psychiatric hospital is under investigation for an attempted terrorist attack after he brandished a knife and tried to breach security at the Eiffel Tower. No one was hurt in the incident late on Saturday, though the tower was briefly evacuated, according to a statement from the company that manages the monument. The tower reopened as usual on Sunday morning...In Saturday's incident, the suspect tried to force his way into the secure zone beneath the tower, held out a knife and said "Allahu akbar", Arabic for "God is great", an official close to the investigation said.
Australians on terrorism charges accused of building bomb with help of Isis | 03 Aug 2017 | Two men have been charged with building a military-grade explosive device with the help of high-level Islamic State operatives in a foiled terrorist attack that police called "one of the most sophisticated plots attempted on Australian soil". Police will allege that components for an improvised explosive device (IED) were sent to Australia in air cargo from Turkey via Isis operatives in Syria. Two men, who remained in custody after facing court on Friday, then allegedly assembled the devices with instruction from "a senior Isis operative", according to the Australian federal police deputy commissioner Mike Phelan. Officers will also allege the men began construction on an "improvised chemical dispersion device" designed to release highly toxic hydrogen sulphide but it was not close to completion.
'Full-fledged economic war': Medvedev slams Trump's 'humiliating' cave-in on Russia sanctions | 03 Aug 2017 | The US establishment has fully outwitted Donald Trump and used his administration’s weakness to declare a fully-fledged economic war on Russia, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said, adding, that the move leaves no doubt that bilateral ties will never improve. On Wednesday, Donald Trump signed into law a bill imposing new sanctions on Russia, which Medvedev says has put an end to "hopes for improving our relations with the new US administration. It is a declaration of a full-fledged economic war on Russia," he wrote in a lengthy strong-worded Facebook post in both English and Russian. "Unless a miracle happens," the law will affect US-Russian relations for decades, Medvedev wrote.
Trump says Russia sanctions bill he signed 'significantly flawed' | 02 Aug 2017 | President Donald Trump called a Russia sanctions bill he signed on Wednesday "significantly flawed," and said that it included "unconstitutional provisions." Among those provisions were what Trump called displacing presidential authority to recognize foreign governments. The bill slaps new sanctions on Russia and also restricts Trump's ability to ease sanctions on Moscow.
Text of signing statement Trump issued alongside the Russian sanctions bill | 02 Aug 2017 | This is the statement the White House issued as President Donald Trump signed the Russia sanctions bill. "Today, I have signed into law H.R. 3364, the 'Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act...' In its haste to pass this legislation, the Congress included a number of clearly unconstitutional provisions..."
The holistic doctor body count, surpassing 60, climbs still higher: Famous Holistic Naturopath/Vaccine Critic Dies Suddenly | 04 Aug 2017 | We are saddened to announce the sudden death of famous author and naturopath Ann Boroch. She was outspoken on many controversial topics, like the dangers of vaccines and an inspiration to all of us. Ann Boroch's Facebook page posted just two hours ago that she died suddenly, and her followers are in absolute shock, as are we.
Thousands of citizens rise up against mandatory vaccines in Italy | 01 Aug 2017 | The people of Italy have been taking to the streets in their thousands to stand up against Italy's new mandatory vaccine laws. Thousands of angry citizens have been demonstrating against the vaccinations that have recently been made compulsory, yet the mainstream media in the West refuses to cover the protests. As forced vaccines laws are slowly brought in across the globe, the US corporate media is censoring the coverage over fears the resistance will spread.
Six sent to hospitals after acid spill at Nashua UPS center --10 workers did eventually begin to display respiratory problems - Nashua Fire Rescue official | 08 Aug 2017 | Six people received medical assistance after a package containing nitric acid spilled Tuesday morning at the local UPS distribution center. Fire crews responded to the facility at 7 Whipple St. about 7 a.m. on Tuesday with a hazardous materials team. According to Deputy Chief Karl Gerhard of Nashua Fire Rescue, the UPS building was evacuated following a report of a package spilling an unknown liquid and fuming on an elevated conveyor belt inside of the facility. Fire officials declared a level one mass casualty incident so that additional ambulances could report to the scene, according to Gerhard.
CSX freight train derails, sparks fire in Pennsylvania; residents flee | 02 Aug 2017 | A CSX Corp freight train carrying flammable materials derailed as it moved through a southern Pennsylvania town on Wednesday, striking a residential garage that caught fire, forcing more than 100 residents from their homes, authorities said. No injuries were reported after the crash in Hyndman, about 100 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, but CSX warned customers service disruptions would last for a week over a nearly 80-mile stretch between Connellsville, Pennsylvania, and Cumberland, Maryland.
Civil War If Trump Taken Down, Says Radio Host | 05 Aug 2017 | Millions of Americans will revolt if the globalists remove President Trump from office or render him powerless, radio host Michael Savage warned. Americans could even "resort to mob violence" because they'll have nothing to lose once they "are finally aware of the fact that they've been tricked by their society, and that no matter how hard they work as middle-class people" they have nothing to gain, the "Savage Nation" host said Friday. "That is what's going to happen in this country," he pointed out.
Leak Investigations Triple Under Trump, Sessions Says | 04 Aug 2017 | Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Friday that the Justice Department is pursuing about three times as many leak investigations as were open at the end of the Obama era, a significant devotion of resources to hunt down disclosures that have plagued the Trump administration. Mr. Sessions vowed that the Justice Department would not hesitate to bring criminal charges against people who had leaked classified information. He also announced that the F.B.I. had created a new counterintelligence unit to specialize in such cases. "I strongly agree with the president and condemn in the strongest terms the staggering number of leaks undermining the ability of our government to protect this country," he said.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller Impanels Washington Grand Jury in Russia Probe --Expansion beyond Flynn grand jury is a sign the investigation in election meddling is ramping up | 03 Aug 2017 | Special Counsel Robert Mueller has impaneled a grand jury in Washington to investigate Russia's [alleged] interference in the 2016 elections, a sign that his inquiry is growing in intensity and entering a new phase, according to people familiar with the matter. The grand jury, which began its work in recent weeks, signals that Mr. Mueller's inquiry will likely continue for months. Mr. Mueller is investigating Russia's [alleged] efforts to influence the 2016 election and whether President Donald Trump's campaign or associates colluded with the Kremlin as part of that effort. Moscow has denied seeking to influence the election, and Mr. Trump hasvigorously disputed allegations of collusion. The president has called Mr. Mueller's inquiry a "witch hunt."
Dow Jones roars past 22,000 for first time | 02 Aug 2017 | The Dow Jones industrial average on Wednesday roared above 22,000 for the first time in history...One of the longest bull markets in history continues, courtesy of robust profits, low interest rates and rare global alignment of developed economies all in good health at the same time. Those gains come while Europe and the U.S. economies continue to grow at 2 percent, which many believe is too low to lift living standards.
Trump backs plan that would curb legal immigration to 'protect American workers' | 02 Aug 2017 | President Donald Trump threw his support Wednesday behind legislation that looks to curb the level of legal immigration into the United States by proposing a skills-based immigration system. Trump backed the effort from Republican Sens. David Perdue and Tom Cotton in a speech at the White House...Top White House aides have been working with Perdue and Cotton on the bill that -- if passed -- would dramatically remake the current immigration system, which allows a number of ways to bring family members to the US along with job-based visas. Trump cast the proposal as a way to protect American workers by reducing unskilled immigration and creating a merit-based system that grades possible immigrants based on their ability to work in the United States.
Sessions blasts Rahm Emanuel over sanctuary suit | 07 Aug 2017 | Attorney General Jeff Sessions lashed out at Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday, delivering an unusually caustic reaction to a new lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's plans to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities. Emanuel announced the filing of the suit earlier in the day, complaining about a new Justice Department policy attempting to cut off grants to police departments that decline to cooperate with federal immigration officials. Sessions's barbed reply argued that record numbers of murders in Chicago in recent years were attributable at least in part to Emanuel's decision to stick with a sanctuary policy that encourages police to ignore the immigration status of those they encounter.
California governor endorses potential 'sanctuary cities' lawsuit against Trump | 05 Aug 2017 | California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has endorsed the idea of his state suing the Trump administration over its threat to strip federal funding from cities that refuse to comply with federal immigration authorities...Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced last month that state and local governments seeking the grant fundingmust certify they are not so-called "sanctuary cities," which do not assist federal authorities in enforcing immigration laws. Chicago Mayor [Deep State Dirt-bag] Rahm Emanuel (D) said his city plans to file a lawsuit Monday against the Trump administration, claiming it is illegal for the federal government to withhold public safety grant m-ney from the cities.
West Virginia Democratic governor switches to GOP | 03 Aug 2017 | West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced a party switch Thursday evening in a surprise appearance with President Donald Trump in Huntington, W.Va. "Today I will tell you, with lots of prayers and lots of thinking, I can't help you anymore being a Democrat governor," Justice said. "So tomorrow I will be changing my registration to Republican." Justice's flip is further confirmation of his state's sharp rightward turn, and reflects Trump’s widespread popularity in a state the president won by a landslide in 2016.
Sanders 'litmus test' alarms Democrats --Bernie Sanders's single-payer plan sparks fears [by Deep State dirt-bags] of primary election challenges. | 07 Aug 2017 | House and Senate Democrats have wondered for months whether Bernie Sanders's supporters might choose to focus their energy on launching primary challenges to party moderates in 2018. They're about to get an answer. Sanders has decided the moment is right to launch his proposal for the single-payer health insurance system that helped form the backbone of his presidential message. And Democrats who don't get behind it could find themselves on the wrong side of the most energetic wing of the party -- as well as the once and possibly future presidential candidate who serves as its figurehead.
Safety experts outraged as Trump administration nixes sleep apnea test for truckers and train engineers | 08 Aug 2017 | The Trump administration is cutting regulations that would require sleep apnea screening for truck drivers and train engineers. The decision, according to safety experts, could put millions of lives at risk. The fatigue-inducing disorder, which affects roughly one in five Americans, has been blamed for deadly rail crashes in New York City and New Jersey and several highway crashes. However, late last week the Federal Railroad Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said they are no longer pursuing the regulation that would require testing for it.
Insane in the membrane:Google and YouTube Ban Professor Who Refuses to Use Gender-Neutral Pronouns | 01 Aug 2017 | A professor in Canada who refuses to use gender-neutral pronouns and criticizes social justice issues was banned from using his Google and YouTube accounts Tuesday, regaining access hours later with no detailed explanation provided. Professor Jordan B. Peterson of the University of Toronto disputed Google and YouTube's decision to lock him out of his accounts, according to correspondence obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation...The psychology professor has over 350,000 365,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel, which he uses as a platform to post his lectures, interviews, and Q&As.
Google employee says he's exploring 'all possible legal remedies' after he was fired over anti-diversity manifesto | 07 Aug 2017 | Google has fired an employee who wrote an internal memo that ascribed gender inequality in the technology industry to biological differences. James Damore, the engineer who wrote the memo, confirmed his dismissal saying that he had been fired for "perpetuating gender stereotypes," in an email to Reuters on Monday. Google said it could not talk about individual employee cases. [Hey, Deep State dirt-bags: Instead of firing people for freedom of speech, why don't you stop relegating the CLG Newsletters to the spam bin whenever 'CIA' or 'NSA' is in the subject line? Google is run by hypocritical sacks of globalist sh*t. I hope they are forced to pay MILLIONS in damages! --LRP]
Google fires author of memo criticizing company's diversity program | 07 Aug 2017 | Google has reportedly fired the author of an internal memo criticizing the company's diversity program, prompting conservative commentators to say the author's criticisms about liberal intolerance stand thus proven. James Damore, the author of a 10-page memo titled "Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber," told Bloomberg News of his firing in an email Monday evening. According to Bloomberg, Mr. Damore, a software engineer, said he had been fired for "perpetuating gender stereotypes."
9/11 tribute flap: SMU changes policy saying displays can be 'triggering, harmful' | 03 Aug 2017 | Southern Methodist University is making students move an annual tribute to the victims of 9/11 because it might be "triggering" to other students. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott appealed Wednesday to Southern Methodist University to reverse a new policy decision that is forcing a change in location on campus for the annual 9/11 memorial display of nearly 3,000 American flags by a student group. The tribute of nearly 3,000 small flags...are traditionally displayed on SMU's Dallas Hall lawn, according to the campus chapter of Young Americans for Freedom, which sponsors the memorial. Then last month, SMU decided to prohibit displays on that prime site, saying the university "respects the right of all members of the community to avoid messages that are triggering, harmful, or harassing."
Women's studies scholar [sic] says of Trump: 'I wish someone would just shoot him outright' | 31 July 2017 | A gender, sexuality and women's studies 'scholar' recently called President Donald Trump a "joke" and wished "someone would just shoot him outright" in a tweet. "Trump is a f*cking joke. This is all a sham. I wish someone would just shoot him outright," tweeted educator Kevin Allred from his personal account Friday night. Earlier that day, Allred also tweeted the infamous picture of comedian Kathy Griffin holding a decapitated model of Trump’s bloody head under the word "mood." Allred, who has a history of controversial tweets, was listed as an adjunct instructor in the Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies program at Montclair State University as recently as July 29, according to a screenshot of the university's website.
Lena Dunham takes it upon herself to report two flight attendants for 'transphobic talk' on Twitter | 03 Aug 2017 | Lena Dunham took matters into her own hands when she heard two flight attendants engaging in 'transphobic talk'. The 31-year-old actress was very active on social media Wednesday night as she reported the employees to American Airlines on Twitter. She even direct messaged the major airline and shared screenshots of the private conversation on her Instagram...Lena also wrote them: 'Awareness starts at home but jobs can set standards of practice.'
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