U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Ebola: ‘Consequence of Deforestation and Climate Change’
(CNSNews.com) – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service posted on its website an article that claims Ebola is a “direct consequence” of manmade climate change.
Jarrett returning to work after surgery
(The Hill) - Top presidential adviser Valerie Jarrett recently underwent surgery in Chicago for a degenerative spine condition and will return to Washington on Monday, according to a White House official.
Biden’s Son Keeps Law License Despite Drug-Related Navy Reserve Discharge
(Breitbart) - Despite being cashiered out of the Navy Reserve for testing positive for cocaine, Vice President Joe Biden’s son is still being allowed to practice law and won’t lose his Connecticut law license.
Obama makes rare campaign trail appearance, people leave early
(Reuters) - President Barack Obama made a rare appearance on the campaign trail on Sunday with a rally to support the Democratic candidate for governor in Maryland, but early departures of crowd members while he spoke underscored his continuing unpopularity.
Florida man revives sick dog with ‘mouth-to-snout’ CPR
(Fox News) - A dog named Shadow who fell into a canal after swallowing a toxic toad and going into shock is getting a new leash on life after a “mouth-to-snout” resuscitation.
Latest News on Border Crisis and Immigration
Up to 34 MILLION blank ‘green cards’ and work permits to be ordered ahead of Obama illegal immigrant ‘amnesty’
(London Daily Mail) - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services plans to seek a vendor to produce as many as 34 million blank work permits and ‘green cards’ – the paperwork that authorizes illegal immigrants to live and work in the United States – as the White House prepares to issue an executive order after the Nov. 4 midterm elections.
Can We End the Crazy Diversity Visa Lottery Yet?
(CNSNews.com)The Diversity Visa lottery program is a public health hazard and a national security risk that leave…
Latest News on Ebola and Infectious Diseases
Military preps team for Ebola response in US
(CNN)—The U.S. military is forming a 30-person “quick strike team” equipped to provide direct treatment to Ebola patients inside the United States, a Defense Department official told CNN’s Barbara Starr on Sunday.
FDA halts Dallas hospital from using Ebola-screening device
(The Washington Times) - The Dallas hospital that treated Thomas Eric Duncan had a version of the Ebola-screening device used by the U.S. military in West Africa sitting on a shelf, but FDA guidelines prohibited staff from using it on the patient.
General: US Troops Who Contract Ebola Will Be Quarantined in Liberia
(Breitbart) - If any American soldiers in Liberia contract the deadly Ebola virus, they will be quarantined, stabilized, and evacuated to a medical facility for treatment, said the Ebola mission commander, adding that the U.S. military hospitals that will admit potentially infected troops have not yet been identified.
Canada will send experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO
(USA Today) - OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Canadian government said it will start shipping its experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization on Monday for possible use in the West African countries hardest hit by the outbreak.
Latest News On ISIS and Radical Islam
U.S. Humanitarian Aid Going to ISIS
Not only are foodstuffs, medical supplies—even clinics—going to ISIS, the distribution networks are paying ISIS ‘taxes’ and putting ISIS people on their payrolls.
Hamas leader’s daughter received medical treatment in Israel: sources
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A daughter of the leader of Hamas in Gaza was admitted to an Israeli hospital for emergency medical treatment this month after she suffered complications from a routine procedure, two sources familiar with the case said.
Savage women warriors terrifying the jihadis who believe if they’re killed by a female they won’t go to heaven
(London Daily Mail) - You wouldn’t know it from her sweet smile, but the reason why Nesrin Abdi carries a rifle is in case she needs to shoot herself dead.
Latest World News
The extraordinary political rise of Dr Grace Mugabe
(Politics Web) - HARARE - It has turned out to be the most determined, comprehensive and intense of any of Zimbabwe’s races for power. The trouble is, no-one is going to be allowed to vote.
Coast guard tethers to disabled Russian cargo ship off B.C. coast
(Winnipeg Free Press) - OLD MASSETT, B.C. - Members of British Columbia’s Haida Nation are breathing a little easier, hoping they have avoided an environmental “catastrophe,” now that a Russian cargo ship carrying hundreds of tonnes of fuel is under tow.
The British Government Has Essentially Legalized Assisted Suicide
(Life News) - In an astounding about face for the Crown Prosecution Service, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Alison Saunders (pictured), has today rewritten her prosecution policy so that doctors can now be involved in assisting suicide without fear of prosecution, provided they don’t have a professional relationship with those they ‘help’ (See Daily Mail here and here, Daily Telegraph, Yahoo, Premier, CT, ES).
Latest News on China
Brazen Chinese company tried to beat the NSA at its own game…by hacking into the spy agency
(Washington Times) - Chinese telecommunications equipment giant Huawei Technologies sought to gain access to National Security Agency computer networks this year in a failed cyberespionage attack, U.S. officials said.
Why is the US Navy practising for war with China?
(BBC) - The US prefers to talk about engaging with China, but it is clear its navy is now also practising for a potential conflict, reports the BBC’s Rupert Wingfield-Hayes.
Chinese Communist Gov’t ‘Many Times More Dangerous’ Than ISIS, Says Blind Rights Activist Chen Guangcheng
(Christian Post) - WASHINGTON – The Chinese Communist Party, which has maintained its rule over the people of China for over 60 years, is more dangerous than terrorist groups such as ISIS, well-known blind Chinese human rights activist Chen Guangcheng implied on Thursday.
China Military Buildup Shifts Balance of Power in Asia in Beijing’s Favor
(Washington Free Beacon) - China’s decades-long buildup of strategic and conventional military forces is shifting the balance of power in Asia in Beijing’s favor and increasing the risk of a conflict, according to a forthcoming report by a congressional China commission.
China’s Gendercide: When Women are Strapped to Tables and Forced to Have Abortions
(Life News) - Few issues divide more sharply than abortion. Longstanding friendships and family relationships can rupture over the pro-choice/pro-life debate. But on the International Day of the Girl Child, we should agree to bury the hatchet on two issues: the ending of gendercide through sex-selective abortion, abandonment, deadly neglect, and murder of females because of their sex; and the ending of forced abortion, which is not a choice.
Latest Military News
New pictures of J-10B revealed
(IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly) - A new batch of mass-produced Chengdu J-10B fighters are undergoing flight and taxi tests, Chinese media has reported saying that the aircraft will enter service “soon”
AUSA 2014: US Army preps Apaches for sea-basing
(IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly) - The US Army is preparing its Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopters for combat in a maritime environment as the US continues its ‘pivot to Asia’, a top army official said on 13 October at the Association of the US Army’s annual conference in Washington.
US approves JASSM sale to Poland
(IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly) - The US Congress approved a possible sale to Poland for 40 AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles (JASSMs) and Polish Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Block 52 fighter aircraft upgrades on 2 October.
Satellite imagery shows Parchin explosion aftermath
(IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly) - Satellite imagery indicates that there was an explosion at Iran’s Parchin military research, development, and production facility on 5 October, raising fears about safety precautions at a site where nuclear weapons research allegedly has been carried out.
Latest News on Israel and Hamas
Palestinian unity cabinet to meet in Gaza this week
(Israel Hayom) - Cabinet to convene Thursday, says Deputy PM Mohammed Mustafa, three days before international pledging conference • Some 3,000 troops loyal to Abbas will take up positions in Gaza soon, Mustafa says.
Israel lets hundreds of Palestinians leave Gaza to mark Muslim holiday at Jerusalem’s holiest mosque
(National Post) - Hundreds of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip prayed Sunday at Jerusalem’s most important mosque, the first time Israel has allowed such visits from the coastal enclave since the Hamas militant group overran the area in 2007.
Jihadist slaughters expose deep hypocrisy over Israel
HOMEGROWN jihadists parading the severed heads of their fellow Muslim conquests in Syria and Iraq should have triggered robust public condemnation from the Grand Mufti and other Muslim community leaders in Australia. Instead, we have heard little until now, when proposed new anti-terror laws have prompted loud objections from Muslim leaders. This is deeply disappointing for a nation eager to tackle terrorism at the same time it fosters an open and tolerant approach to national unity. The double standards at play in this domestic terror debate and the reactions to the Middle East conflict need to be confronted.
Gaza: Ban condemns latest deadly attack near UN school as ‘moral outrage and criminal act’
Amidst an ‘appalling’ escalation of violence in the Gaza Strip since the collapse of a brief 1 August ceasefire, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned the killing today of at least 10 Palestinian civilians in shelling outside of a United Nations school in Rafah which had been sheltering thousands of civilians.