Exclusive: U.S. to allow people from nations hit by Ebola to stay temporarily
(Reuters) - The Department of Homeland Security will grant temporary protected status to people from the three West African countries most affected by Ebola who are currently residing in the United States, department officials said on Thursday.
CDC chief drops worst-case Ebola estimate
The government’s worst-case scenario forecast for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa won’t happen, a U.S. health official said Wednesday.
Ebola outbreak: thousands more health-care workers ‘crucial,’ EU says
CBC - European Union officials back from Ebola-hit countries of West Africa say thousands more physicians, especially epidemiologists, and other health professionals are needed there to halt and eradicate the deadly epidemic.
India’s First Ebola Patient Has Been Quarantined
Time - An Indian resident who tested positive for Ebola—and was cured—has landed in Delhi from Liberia.
Doctor Dies in Nebraska After Ebola Infection in Sierra Leone
A physician infected with the Ebola virus died today at the Nebraska Medical Center after being evacuated from Sierra Leone.
Obama Immunizes Gov’t Contractors From Being Sued for Importing Ebola to US
CNSNews.com) - President Barack Obama issued a memorandum Thursday immunizing federal contractors hired to address the Ebola outbreak in West Africa against lawsuits for importing Ebola into the United States.
Jihadis Send vial of ‘Ebola Virus’ to Newspaper
Truth Revolt - According to reports a vial “supposedly” containing Ebola virus was sent to a major newspaper.
Latest News On ISIS and Radical Islam
Pentagon transfers 5 Gitmo detainees
The Hill - The Defense Department is transferring five detainees from the Guantánamo Bay detention center to Slovakia and the Democratic Republic of Georgia.
Senior Islamic State figure killed in Mosul: sources
(Reuters) - An Islamic State leader has been killed in an air strike in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, residents and a local medical source said on Thursday.
4 Sunni Muslim Groups Responsible for 66% of All 17,958 Terror Killings in 2013
(CNSNews.com) – The number of people killed by terrorists worldwide in 2013 rose by 60 percent compared to the previous year – from 11,133 to 17,958 – with four Sunni Muslim extremist groups responsible for two-thirds of all fatalities, according to a comprehensive annual study.
Latest News on Border Crisis and Immigration
Obama’s Amnesty Will Add As Many Foreign Workers As New Jobs Since 2009
Daily Caller - President Barack Obama’s unilateral amnesty will quickly add as many foreign workers to the nation’s legal labor force as the total number of new jobs created by his economy since 2009.
Sheriff Makes Social Media Plea To Obama to Forgo Amnesty
(CNSNews.com) - Sacramento County, Calif. Sheriff Scott Jones is taking to social media to deliver a message to President Obama about securing America’s borders, telling the president that “deferred action or amnesty is deferring this crisis. It is not reform, it’s simply giving up.”
‘Constitutional Crisis,’ Says Cruz; Obama ‘Can’t Do This,’ Says Rand Paul
(CNSNews.com) - After repeatedly insisting that he could not bypass Congress and change immigration laws on his own, President Obama now believes he has found a way to do just that. And Republicans, including Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas, are prepared to challenge him:
Obama’s announcement coincides with Latin Grammys
Washington Post - President Obama’s announcement Thursday night of his plans to overhaul the nation’s immigration system is scheduled to happen at an opportune time—at least if the White House is hoping to reach a captive audience of Hispanic television viewers.
President Obama to make a statement on immigration Thursday night
CNBC - President Barack Obama will make a statement on immigration on Thursday night, followed by a rally at a Las Vegas high school with Senator Harry Reid on Friday, two sources familiar with the situation told NBC News.
US to open detention center for migrant women and children in Texas
Raw Story - The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency said it plans to open and expand a major detention center for undocumented migrants, a move that rights groups immediately slammed.
Latest News from Ferguson, Missouri
Oakland To Offer ‘Healing Centers’ As Police, Shop Owners Prepare For Ferguson Verdict
OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Business owners in Oakland prepped their storefronts in anticipation of protests over an expected grand jury decision on the police shooting of an unarmed man in Ferguson Missouri. Meanwhile, the city says it will open “healing centers” for those who remain troubled by the incident.
Sharpton Organizing Rallies in 25 Cities for Once Grand Jury Decision is Known
NEW YORK CITY (CBS Radio) – From a news conference in New York City today, the Rev. Al Sharpton says he’ll be with the family of Michael Brown when the grand jury’s decision is released as to whether Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will be criminally charged.
Police arrest protesters as Ferguson awaits grand jury decision
Raw Story - Police arrested about six people overnight after they tried to block a street in a protest calling for a grand jury to charge a white police officer over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen in August.
Baltimore Marxists plan #Ferguson protests
WBAL Radio - Protests are being planned in Baltimore if a grand jury declines to return an indictment against the Ferguson, Missouri police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.
Revolutionary Group Puts Bounty Out on Officer Darren Wilson’s Head
Live Leak - The “peaceful” Ferguson activists have put a bounty on Darren Wilson’s head.
The starting price if $5,000 – paid by RbG Black Rebels and a local investor.
Report: Alleged Officer Warns Ferguson ‘If You Do Not Have a Gun, Get One’
FERGUSON, Mo. (CBS ST. LOUIS) - Law enforcement in the Ferguson area are preparing for potential protests and riots following the grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown investigation, which is expected sometime this month.
AUDIO: Missouri Governor Goes Silent When Asked Who’s in Charge in Ferguson
CNS News - In an excruciating press teleconference, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D-MO) attempted to answer questions related to his declaration of a state of emergency in the Ferguson and St. Louis areas.
FBI Warns Ferguson Decision ‘Will Likely’ Lead to Violence By Extremists Protesters
ABC News - As the nation waits to hear whether a Missouri police officer will face charges for killing unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., the FBI is warning law enforcement agencies across the country that the decision “will likely” lead some extremist protesters to threaten and even attack police officers or federal agents.
Latest News on China
NSA Director: China can damage US power grid
WASHINGTON – The head of the NSA issued a blunt warning Thursday to lawmakers: China can shut down the United States.
The Cayman Islands: a nexus for Chinese capital flow
China Offshore - Spiraling government debt, borrowing difficulties, growing unemployment and calls to increase tax. While such stories come as no surprise when talking about Greece, Italy and the other ailing economies of the old world, few would expect to find the sandy shores of the Cayman Islands - a name synonymous with wealth - troubled by similar problems.
Former top general Xu Caihou to be charged with bribery offences
Military prosecutors yesterday said they would charge a retired top general with bribery after a seven-month investigation, making it the most high-profile anti-corruption case in the history of the People’s Liberation Army.
Latest American News
Graphic “Bro-Choice” Video Promotes Forcing Women to Have Abortions
Life News - Another video on YouTube promotes the Bro-choice mentality that if a woman is pregnant she should be forced to have an abortion. Brochoicers are pro-choice men who favor abortion!
Bombshell: Email Proves that White House, DOJ Targeted Reporter Sharyl Attkisson
PJ Media - Judicial Watch reports that the Obama administration has turned over about 42,000 pages of documents related to the Fast and Furious scandal. The administration was forced to turn the documents over to Judicial Watch in a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. Judicial Watch is posting them on its web site. The administration turned them over on November 18, 2014.
Muslims Chant to Remove Jesus at Washington’s National Cathedral
It looked like a chilling scene from a Last Days, anti-Christ-takes-over-the-world disaster movie. Hundreds of Muslims take over America’s most notable church, prostrate on their prayer rugs as their unified chant echoes out in full volume: “There is only one god, he begets not and I bear witness that Muhammad is His only servant and Apostle.”
Latest World News
Egypt’s president says pardon ‘under discussion’ for jailed Canadian journalist: report
CAIRO, Egypt—Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said on Thursday that a presidential pardon is “being examined” for the three Al-Jazeera journalists who were handed heavy prison terms in a court ruling that raised international outrage.
17 Canadian vets decorated with the French Legion of Honour
CTV News - MONTREAL—Seventeen Second World War veterans in Montreal were awarded the French Legion of Honour on Thursday, including one who will turn 100 next year.
France gets new power to sack the president
The Local - François Hollande would be forgiven for not sleeping well in his bed tonight after French MPs were, for the first time, handed the power to sack the president in the case of “a breach of duties”.
Palestinian leaders call rabbis murdered in Jerusalem synagogue attack “terrorists”
(CNSNews.com) – Palestinian leaders reacted to Tuesday’s bloody attack on a synagogue in West Jerusalem by characterizing the synagogue as “a command center” and the murdered victims as “terrorists.”
Latest Military News
Brazil requires ‘at least’ 108 Gripen fighters
The Brazilian Air Force (Força Aérea Brasileira: FAB) expects to field “at least” 108 Saab Gripen E/F combat aircraft by the time deliveries are complete, a senior service official disclosed on 18 November.
Russia’s Ballistic Missile Interceptors Outnumber Those Of US: Official
IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly - IBT - Russia has 24 more ballistic missile interceptors than the United States, according to a senior U.S. arms control official, who said that Russia’s concerns regarding its missile defense system are baseless.
Russia to extend overflights to Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico
IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly - The Russian Air Force is to begin regular long-range overflights from the Arctic region down to the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico as tensions with the West continue, Moscow announced on 12 November.
USN’s first Afloat Forward Staging Base floated out
IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly - The future USNS Lewis B Puller (MLP 3), the first Afloat Forward Staging Base (AFSB) variant of the US Navy’s Mobile Landing Platform (MLP), has been floated out from the shipyard of General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co (NASSCO) in San Diego, California.