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Korea Nuclear Test Furthers EMP Bomb

Korea Nuclear Test Furthers EMP Bomb

on September 10, 2017, 6:30 AM / in International News

BY: Bill Gertz  /   Washington Free Beacon Pyongyang reports ‘EMP might’ of nuclear arms North Korea for the first time this week revealed plans for using its nuclear arms for space-based electronics-disrupting EMP attacks, in addition to direct warhead ground blasts. The official communist party newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, published a report Monday on “the EMP might of nuclear weapons,” outlining an […]

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Mexico hit by 8.1-magnitude earthquake

Mexico hit by 8.1-magnitude earthquake

on September 8, 2017, 8:31 AM / in International News

A powerful earthquake struck off Mexico’s Pacific Coast late Thursday, killing at least five people and triggering a three-foot tsunami. The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor’s magnitude was 8.1, but President Enrique Pena Nieto said Friday that it was 8.2, which would make it the strongest earthquake to hit Mexico in a century. It hit 60 miles southwest of […]

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GOING TO NO ENDS, Major TV channel uses fake anti-LGBT poster to push gay ‘marriage’

GOING TO NO ENDS, Major TV channel uses fake anti-LGBT poster to push gay ‘marriage’

on September 7, 2017, 8:20 AM / in International News

AUSTRALIA, (LifeSiteNews) — An Australian television station has come under fire for trying to pass off a fake anti-”gay marriage” poster as a real news story. This occurred as Australia’s national mail-in ballot concerning the legalization of same-sex marriage is about to begin. According to multiple reports, Australia’s Channel 10 came across a photo tweet of an alleged anti-LGBT poster. […]

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AFGHANISTAN TROOP NUMBERS

AFGHANISTAN TROOP NUMBERS

on September 7, 2017, 8:11 AM / in International News, National News

Though most of the focus was on North Korea, Wednesday’s congressional briefing also covered the administration recently announced Afghanistan strategy. Lawmakers said that officials did not say how many more U.S. troops will be sent to the country. But Reuters, citing unnamed U.S. officials, reported Wednesday that 3,500 more U.S. troop will deploy to Afghanistan. Mattis last week signed orders […]

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Danger in the Air

on September 7, 2017, 8:08 AM / in International News

House and Senate lawmakers conferred with top administration officials Wednesday on North Korea days after the rogue regime carried out its sixth and most powerful nuclear test. Lawmakers emerged from the briefings with Defense Secretary James Mattis, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats saying officials used a more […]

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South Korea says North Korea preparing for Saturday missile launch

on September 7, 2017, 7:20 AM / in International News

South Korea’s prime minister, Lee Nak-yon, said Thursday that his country expects North Korea to launch another intercontinental ballistic missile on Saturday. “The situation is very grave. It doesn’t seem much time is left before North Korea achieves its complete nuclear armament,” the prime minister said at a meeting of defense ministers in Seoul. “A special measure is urgently needed […]

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Israel allegedly hit Syrian base linked to chemical weapons

Israel allegedly hit Syrian base linked to chemical weapons

on September 7, 2017, 7:07 AM / in International News

The Syrian army said Thursday that an Israeli airstrike had hit a military base in western Hama province. The attack reportedly killed two soldiers. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a monitoring group, said the strike targeted a facility operated by the Scientific Studies and Research Center, which the U.S. says manufactures chemical weapons. The strike came a day after […]

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Facebook says it sold political ads to Russian ‘troll farm’

on September 7, 2017, 7:05 AM / in International News, National News

Facebook executives admitted to congressional investigators on Wednesday that the company unknowingly sold $100,000 worth of ads to a Russian “troll farm” during the 2016 presidential campaign, The Washington Post reported, citing people familiar with the discovery. Three thousand ads were traced to the troll farm. They started running in the summer of 2015 and link back to a St. […]

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Israel’s High Court Rules Against Same-Sex Marriage

Israel’s High Court Rules Against Same-Sex Marriage

on September 6, 2017, 8:08 AM / in International News

Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled that same sex marriage is not a right, rejecting the Israeli Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Association’s argument that same sex marriage should be allowed under the country’s Basic Law of Human Dignity and Liberty. Justice Elyakim Rubinstein spoke on the ruling, saying, “To all intents and purposes, Israeli civil law does not recognise same-sex marriage,” according […]

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Stocks take a hit from renewed North Korea fears

on September 6, 2017, 7:05 AM / in International News, National News

U.S. stocks plunged on Tuesday as investors expressed concerns about rising tensions with North Korea after its sixth and most powerful nuclear test, which occurred on Sunday. The S&P 500 fell by 0.8 percent, its biggest single-day loss in three weeks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by 1.1 percent, and the Nasdaq Composite lost 0.9 percent. Markets also are […]

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North Korean diplomat threatens ‘more gift packages’ for U.S.

North Korean diplomat threatens ‘more gift packages’ for U.S.

on September 6, 2017, 7:00 AM / in International News

As the U.S. and other world powers debated how to respond to North Korea’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test, a top North Korean diplomat on Tuesday warned that Pyongyang would be sending “more gift packages” to the U.S. Washington is calling on other nations to get behind what U.S. United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley called the “strongest possible” sanctions […]

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Hurricane Irma strengthens and heads toward Puerto Rico, possibly Florida

Hurricane Irma strengthens and heads toward Puerto Rico, possibly Florida

on September 5, 2017, 8:29 AM / in International News, National News

Hurricane Irma strengthened into a powerful Category 4 storm with top sustained winds of 140 miles per hour on Monday, continuing west on a track likely to take it to the U.S. Irma is heading toward the Leeward Islands and the Greater Antilles. Puerto Rico is under a hurricane warning, and the National Hurricane Center said Monday that preparations for […]

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Nikki Haley says North Korea is ‘begging for war’

on September 5, 2017, 8:25 AM / in International News

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Monday urged the U.N. Security Council to enact “the strongest sanctions” against North Korea in response to its latest weapons test. “Enough is enough,” Haley said at the emergency meeting. She said that Kim Jong Un is “begging for war” and the stakes “could not be higher.” The meeting was called […]

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Japanese princess to leave behind royal status for love

Japanese princess to leave behind royal status for love

on September 4, 2017, 8:38 AM / in International News

Japan’s Princess Mako of Akishino officially announced Sunday that she would abandon her royal status to marry a commoner, law clerk Kei Komuro. Princess Mako, 25, is the eldest child of Prince Fumihito, officially known as Akishino. She met her fiance when they both were studying at International Christian University in Tokyo, and said she was first attracted to his […]

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Really Good News….. Prince William and Kate Middleton expecting another baby

Really Good News….. Prince William and Kate Middleton expecting another baby

on September 4, 2017, 8:36 AM / in International News

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third child, Kensington Palace has announced, a little brother or sister for 4-year-old Prince George and 2-year-old Princess Charlotte. As with her two first pregnancies, Kate Middleton is suffering from an extreme form of morning sickness called “Hyperemesis Gravidarum.” The baby will be fifth in line to the throne, bumping his […]

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Germany evacuates 60,000 to defuse World War II-era bomb

on September 3, 2017, 8:43 AM / in International News

Some 60,000 people had to evacuate their homes Sunday morning in Frankfurt, Germany, to allow the safe defusing of a World War II-era bomb. The British explosive was discovered during construction excavations on Tuesday and placed under police guard until it could be defused. Sunday’s mandatory evacuations included patients at a nearby hospital. This process is relatively common in Germany, […]

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Hurricane Irma expected to escalate, won’t strike Houston

on September 3, 2017, 8:42 AM / in International News, National News

#Irma is currently a category 2 hurricane with winds 110 mph. Irma is forecast to strengthen back into a major hurricane by Sunday. pic.twitter.com/wTVGQnqBXH — NWS (@NWS) September 2, 2017 Hurricane Irma is currently a Category 3 storm and is expected to escalate as high as Category 5 before making landfall this week. As of Sunday, the “extremely dangerous” hurricane […]

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Russian diplomats vacate 3 outposts on U.S. order

Russian diplomats vacate 3 outposts on U.S. order

on September 3, 2017, 8:40 AM / in International News, National News

Russian diplomats on Saturday vacated three outposts in New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., on order of the Trump administration in response to Moscow’s recent reduction of the U.S. diplomatic presence in Russia. The San Francisco facility was Russia’s oldest consulate in the United States, responsible for issuing some 16,000 tourist visas to Americans annually. Before the building was […]

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Trump says ‘talk of appeasement’ with North Korea ‘will not work’

on September 3, 2017, 8:34 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump issued his reaction to North Korea’s claim of a successful hydrogen bomb in a series of Twitter posts early Sunday. “North Korea has conducted a major Nuclear Test. Their words and actions continue to be very hostile and dangerous to the United States,” he wrote, continuing, “North Korea is a rogue nation which has become a great threat […]

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North Korea claims hydrogen bomb test

North Korea claims hydrogen bomb test

on September 3, 2017, 8:33 AM / in International News

North Korea claimed Sunday it has tested a “missile-ready” hydrogen bomb with “perfect success,” the last stage in developing a “state nuclear force.” The thermonuclear test claim has not been independently verified, though strong tremors were detected near the area of previous North Korean nuclear tests. Sunday’s announcement was met with broad condemnation, including from the United States and North […]

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