Sunday, March 05, 2017
Signs of the Times
Trey Gowdy: 'Be very careful' relying on NYT & WaPo for leaked news (VIDEO)
Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) appeared on Fox's First 100 Days Thursday evening after a closed door briefing earlier in the day by FBI director James Comey concerning the agency's investigation into claims of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The interview begins with host Martha MacCallum mentioning that Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA), who attended the same meeting, was "rattled" o
Syrian girl recalls three years in captivity: 'I dreamed of glimpsing the sun'
Batool was 14 years old when terrorists shot her father right before her eyes and she herself was taken prisoner along with her relatives and fellow villagers. Now, three and a half years later, Batool is free but she recalls with fear her time as a prisoner. In August 2013, in a village located west of the Syrian province of Latakia four terrorists stormed Batool's house and murdered her father i
Trump adopts new strategy to counter Al Qaeda terrorism in Yemen
US President Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to intensify the campaign against the terrorist group Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in Yemen. US officials say AQAP, which has been linked to a number of actual or attempted attacks in the West, including the 2015 shootings at the office of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, represents a greater threat to the US homeland than
North Korea fires 4 'ballistic missiles' amid Seoul's joint naval drills with US
North Korea has reportedly launched four missiles into the Sea of Japan, three of which landed in Japanese territorial waters. Earlier, the Yonhap news agency reported that North Korea had fired a single "unidentified projectile" off the country's east coast. After reviewing data, the South Korean military revised the count to four projectiles, Reuters reported. The military is trying to determine
HRW claims Iraqi Army jails families of suspected ISIS members and destroys their homes
Iraqi forces are exacting punitive justice on families of citizens suspected of being members of ISIS, often on the basis of poor evidence, and in contravention of accepted laws of war, says activist group Human Rights Watch (HRW). At least 125 families have been displaced from their homes in the governorate of Salah al-Din, north of Baghdad, and are currently being kept in an open-air concentrati
Russian military details contribution in retaking Palmyra, music plays there once again
Russia's Air Force and special op's units were part of the operation to liberate the iconic Syrian city of Palmyra from Islamic State terrorists earlier this week, Col. Gen. Andrey Kartapolov, commander of the Russian forces in Syria, has said "I'd like to highlight the actions of our Aerospace Forces, which deprived the enemy of the ability to maneuver and timely deliver reinforcements, [as well
UK's £20k-a-year private school to offer pupils 'empathy lessons'
The Head of one of Britain's most prestigious high schools has noticed such an increase in isolation, apathy, and indifference towards the suffering of others in his students that he will introduce empathy lessons as early as next year. Andrew Halls, the headmaster of the exclusive King's College School in Wimbledon, which costs a whopping £20,400 ($25,000) a year, has decided to take a more proac
Inflation: South Korea quadruples cash rewards for North Korean defectors
South Korea is going to increase the rewards it offers North Korean defectors arriving with valuable information or technology by fourfold, fivefold and more, with some reaching more than $850,000. The changes come via a bill submitted by South Korea's Ministry of Unification. The increase is the first in 20 years, the Yonhap news agency reports. Considering the dangers of defecting, both to the d
British Daily Mail: "Tony Blair set to become Trump's Middle East adviser"
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has discussed becoming Donald Trump's adviser on Middle East policies, during talks in the White House earlier this week, The Mail on Sunday reported. Blair, who was in charge of the UK government in 1997-2007, met Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner in Washington on Wednesday, the paper claims, citing it's source. The meeting in the West Wi
Media report Blair in talks to become Trumps' Middle East adviser, Blair's office denies
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has discussed becoming Donald Trump's adviser on Middle East policies, during talks in the White House earlier this week, The Mail on Sunday reported. Blair, who was in charge of the UK government in 1997-2007, met Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner in Washington on Wednesday, the papers claims, citing it's source. The meeting in the West W
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