Aug. 5 (UPI) — A gas explosion in a North Korean city across the China border may have injured dozens of people and killed several others, according to multiple South Korean news services.
The explosion occurred about 6:10 p.m. Monday in the city of Hyesan, South Korean news service Daily NK reported Wednesday. Continue reading “Deadly North Korea gas explosion reported near China border”
Bill Gates doesn’t skip a beat when imagining how the US might approach the coronavirus pandemic differently if the country were to elect a new president this November.
“If he wins, what do you think Joe Biden should do about the coronavirus, on January 21st?” I asked Gates, during our recent interview. Continue reading “Bill Gates: What Joe Biden should do on his first day in office to stop the coronavirus, if he is elected”
A cold you got years ago may prove helpful if your body has to fight the new coronavirus.
According to a study published Tuesday, some people who’ve never been exposed to the new coronavirus may nonetheless have T cells that react to it. Scientists think that’s because those cells previously learned how to identify and fight coronaviruses that cause common colds. Continue reading “Common colds may have left some people’s immune systems with a leg up in fighting the new coronavirus”
Even though early reports coming out of Lebanon are calling this an ‘accident’, the timing of this explosion is highly suspect to say the least. For the past 6 weeks or so, Israel has been relentlessly bombing targets in Iran and Syria, due to an increase in terrorist activity coming from those areas. As recently as just yesterday, the IDF made air strikes on Iranian targets near Damascus.
When you look at the video of the explosion in Beirut, it was multiple explosions actually, it does not appear to be something that was accidental. It looks like a strategic air strike, the only question is why. If it does turn out to be from Israel, this could well lead to a fresh outbreak in hostilities in the Middle East. Continue reading “Israel Places IDF On High Alert After Beirut Port City Rocked By Massive Series Of Explosions Resulting In Nuclear Bomb Style Mushroom Clouds”
The mayor of Los Angeles is threatening to shut off water and power to any businesses or residences found to be hosting massive parties during the coronavirus pandemic.
The warning from Mayor Eric Garcetti is a direct response to reports of trendy Beverly Hills bashes that have been thrown this summer where revelers flout social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines. Continue reading “LA mayor threatens to turn off water, power after Beverly Hills bash”
Well over three-quarters of Americans would support a nationwide mask mandate, a Hill-HarrisX survey revealed on Monday.
The survey, taken July 26-27 among 948 registered voters, asked, “Would you support or oppose a national mandate to wear a face mask?” Continue reading “Poll: Vast Majority of U. S. Voters Support a Nationwide Mask Mandate”
A note to our readers
A Tikun Olan תיקון עולם report by author Richard Silverstein blaming Israel is yet to be confirmed. It is not corroborated by other press reports.
According to The Times of Israel, “Israel offered humanitarian aid to Lebanon, … in a rare show of support for the enemy country. Why would Israel come to the rescue of Lebanon “with medical and humanitarian aid”? Continue reading “Israel Bombed Beirut?”
Lebanon is prepared to defend itself against Israel’s attacks, which are in violation of the 2006 UN Security Council (UNSC) resolution, Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Saturday.
In a televised address, the president said Israel’s attacks in southern Lebanon had once again flouted UNSC Resolution 1701, which calls for full cessation of hostilities and Israel’s withdrawal from southern Lebanon. Continue reading “Lebanon: We are prepared to defend against Israel’s attacks”
Former Israeli Member of the Knesset Moshe Feiglin gleefully hailed yesterday’s devastating explosion in Beirut as a “gift” from God in time for the Jewish festival Tu B’Av.
Feiglin posted on Facebook that he thanked God that the deadly blast took place in Beirut, and claimed it was just in time for Tu B’Av, which is a festival of love, and in modern times has become a romantic Jewish holiday for dancing, handing out flowers and singing. Continue reading “Ex-Israel MK declares Lebanon blast as ‘gift from God’”
President Donald Trump issued a memorandum on Monday which expands the use of the National Guard by authorizing guardsmen to respond to COVID-19 while at the same time allowing for the facilitation of economic recovery in the United States. (i.e. as society breaks down more and more National Guard will be seen on the streets)
The carefully crafted memo addressed to the Secretary of Defense and the secretary of Homeland Security uses the Stafford Act along with section 502 of title 32, United States Code “to foster close cooperation and mutual assistance between the Federal Government and the States and territories in the battle against the threat posed by the spread of COVID-19, especially as the United States transitions to a period of increased economic activity and recovery in those areas of the Nation where the threat posed by COVID-19 has been sufficiently mitigated.” Continue reading “National Guard will respond to COVID-19 and facilitate economic recovery until December 31, 2020”
NEW YORK – New York City is going to set up checkpoints into the city to check out-of-state travelers to make sure they are following quarantine rules.
The New York City Sherrif’s Office is setting up quarantine checkpoints at major bridges and tunnels into the city. Continue reading “NYC to set up quarantine checkpoints at city borders”
A highly ironic video has surfaced of a stabbing that took place in Portland on Monday.
In the video, an anti-cop Antifa militant repeatedly cries out for someone to call the police after a small blonde woman stabbed one of their comrades. Continue reading “Portland Antifa Cries Out For Police Assistance After Woman They Appeared to Be Harassing Stabs One of Them”
The world is facing a “generational catastrophe” due to ongoing school closures, U.N. Secretary General António Guterres warned Tuesday, calling the coronavirus pandemic “the largest disruption of education ever.”
Allowing students to safely return to classrooms must be a “top priority” as countries get local transmission under control, Guterres said in a video message released early Tuesday morning. Continue reading “Closing schools around the world could cause a ‘generational catastrophe,’ U.N. secretary-general warns”
The owner of a Cuban restaurant in Louisville has decried a list of ‘diversity demands sent to him and dozens of other small business owners by Black Lives Matter activists – which include guaranteeing that at least 23% of staff are black, 23% of the business’s supplies are from black-owned retailers, and 1.5% of their net sales go to black charities. They also need to publicly display a sign showing their support for the movement. Continue reading “BLM Uses ‘Mafia Tactics’ To Threaten Cuban Restaurant Owner With Diversity Demands”
Big pharmaceutical corporations are raking in billions from American taxpayers through the United States government deals that are funding research for a vaccine to the Chinese coronavirus.
In May, President Donald Trump’s administration created Operation Warp Speed (OWS) to partner with pharmaceutical corporations in researching, developing, and administering a vaccine for the coronavirus at a record pace. Continue reading “Big Pharma Rakes in Billions from U.S. Taxpayers for Coronavirus Vaccine”
More than 125 companies owned by or linked to China have received hundreds of millions of dollars in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans meant for American small businesses during the Chinese coronavirus crisis, a report alleges.
According to an analysis by the Horizon Advisory consulting firm, published by the New York Times, anywhere from $192 million to $419 million in PPP loans — funded by American taxpayers — has been awarded to more than 125 China-backed companies since March. Continue reading “Report: Over 125 China-Backed Companies Get Millions in U.S. PPP Loans”
Figures from the FBI show July 2020 was the seventh consecutive month of record firearm background checks.
FBI data shows there were 3,639,224 checks in July, setting a record for the most background checks ever for the month of July.
The previous record was July 2016, in which 2,197,169 background checks were conducted. Continue reading “July 2020 Was 7th Consecutive Month of Record Firearm Background Checks”