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Monday, 20 November


Is Populism a Problem? a story for the World Forum for Democracy 2017 "IndyWatch Feed"

If youve ever shared a room with an elephant you know what matters isnt the presence of an unpredictable beast what matters is the fragility of that room.

lead MANILA, Nov. 14, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks at a press conference after the closing ceremony of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit. Rouelle Umali/Press Association. All rights reserved.Fuck you, EU Why are you complaining so much about me threatening the criminals the European Union now has the gall to condemn me. I repeat it, fuck you!

Those are the words of my countrys president, Rodrigo Duterte, whom you may have heard of. Clearly, hes a colorful guy, Barack Obama said, after Mr Duterte called him a son-of-a-whore for criticising human rights violations occurring now in the Philippines.

Shocking, isnt it? I see concern in your faces. How could such a beast come to power, when the Filipinos you know are warm, hard-working, law-abiding? Among such wonderful people, how could a ruler like Duterte be so popular?

Its a long story. Ill start at the end.

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Last year, on the final day of campaigning before our presidential election, I attended the rallies of each of the five candidates. I didnt go to hear the politicians, because they usually make the same promises. No, I went to understand the concerns of the voters to learn the hope behind their vote.

In one rally, voters believed in the patron who provided for their city. At another rally, members of the middle class supported the incumbent party and its promises of economic prosperity. At a third, the disenfranchised had faith in the compassion of a moviestars daughter. At the fourth, students voting for their first time were co...


Ambassador to Gabon and So Tom and Principe: Who Is Joel Danies? "IndyWatch Feed"

The West African nations of Gabon and So Tom and Principe are getting a new ambassador courtesy of Donald Trump. On October 27, 2017, he nominated Joel Danies for the job. A career foreign service officer, Danies has served as associate dean of the School of Professional and Area Studies, a unit of the Foreign Service Institute that offers training in foreign affairs specialties, since July 2016. If confirmed by the Senate, Danies would succeed Cynthia Akuetteh, who has served in Libreville, Gabon, with concurrent accreditation to So Tom and Principe, since August 2014. It would be the first ambassadorship for Danies.


Born April 1, 1958, in Jacmel, Haiti, to Edgard and Marie-Thrse (Boucard) Danies, Joel Edgard Danies earned a B.S. in Zoology/Animal Biology at Loyola College Maryland in 1977 and a B.A. in Political Science and Government at the University of Maryland College Park in 1979. Years later, he earned an M.S. in National Security Strategy at the National War College in 2010.


Danies worked for USAir (now US Airlines) before joining the State Department as a Foreign Service Officer in September 1987. Early assignments included general services officer in Sanaa, Yemen, and consular officer and staff assistant to the Ambassador, at the U.S. Embassy in Paris. In 1994, he was a spokesman for Rep. Porter Goss (R-Florida).


He served as management officer and charg daffaires in Belmopan, Belize, during and after Hurricane Mitch in October 1998, when Danies used his authority to declare a disaster in order to allow U.S. aid to begin flowing. In 2001, he moved to the U.S. mission in Geneva, Switzerland, serving as senior human rights officer. In 2004 he was bumped up to political counselor there. His next stop was as post management officer in the Bureau of European Affairs. In 2005, he also served as a member of the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights. Still in the Bureau of European Affairs, Danies, in 2007, moved up to program analyst and undersecretary for management.


In 2010, Danies traveled to Kabul, Afghanistan, to serve as deputy director of the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Division at the U.S. Embassy.


From September 2011 to 2014, Danies served as deputy Haiti special coordinator, helping his native land recover from the devastating...


Benutzt hier jemand BCache unter Linux?Ein Einsender ... "IndyWatch Feed Europe"

Benutzt hier jemand BCache unter Linux?

Ein Einsender meint, ihm habe das das Filesystem zersgt (er hatte ein Backup von direkt vor dem Kernelupdate). Also Vorsicht!

Macht ein Cloud-Backup, sagten sie! Da sind eure Daten ... "IndyWatch Feed Europe"

Macht ein Cloud-Backup, sagten sie! Da sind eure Daten sicher, sagten sie!

Nun, dass dachte sich auch jemand bei CENTCOM und PACOM (vom Pentagon).

Chris Vickery von UpGuard staunte nicht schlecht, als er Amazons Cloud-Speicherdienst S3 nach offenen Tren abklopfte. Dort fand er unter den Namen "Centcom-Backup", "Centcom-Archive" und "Pacom-Archive" drei riesige Datencontainer mit berwachungsdaten aus sozialen Netzwerken rund ber den Globus verteilt.
Ach komm, das sind doch eh ffentliche Daten!1!!

Interessanter finde ich ja, was fr Software die einsetzen. Es sind: Apache Lucene und Elasticsearch.

In einer italienischen TV-Dokumentation haben drei ... "IndyWatch Feed Europe"

In einer italienischen TV-Dokumentation haben drei Georgier gestanden, bei den Maidanschtzen dabei gewesen zu sein. Bewaffnet wurden sie dabei von ukrainischen Maidan-Kommandeureen, und rekrutiert wurden sie von einem Militr, der frher fr Saakaschwili gearbeitet hat.

Sergey Pashinsky, ein Politiker von Julia Timoschenkos Vaterlandspartei, war einer derjenigen, der Taschen voller Waffen in die Zimmer der Kmpfer brachte, heit es in dem Bericht.

Toller Service: Trump kriegt von seinen Handlern nur ... "IndyWatch Feed Europe"

Toller Service: Trump kriegt von seinen Handlern nur die guten Umfragen gezeigt.

Usually theyre the ones that focus just on voters who cast ballots for him in 2016 or are potential Trump supporters Trumps basebut occasionally include public polls like Rasmussen, depending on what the numbers say.

brigens, Lacher am Rande: Hillary Clinton hat ihre Prsidentschaft niedergelegt. Die Prsidentschaft? Ja! Die Prsidentschaft, die sie auf Fox News hat :-)

Aus der beliebten Serie "Gut, dass das keine Terroristen ... "IndyWatch Feed Europe"

Aus der beliebten Serie "Gut, dass das keine Terroristen waren", heute: Reichsbrger-Arsenal mit ber 100 Schusswaffen sichergestellt.

Die Behrden messen dem Fall, der sich bereits vor einigen Monaten zutrug, aber keine besondere Brisanz bei. Im Gegenteil: Die Informationspolitik der Kreisverwaltung in der Sache verdient allenfalls das Wort defensiv.
Ja ach komm, nun wollen wir mal die Kirche im Dorf lassen hier! Die paar Schusswaffen, was htte man damit schon gro anstellen knnen! Wir haben es hier schlielich mit harmlosen Waffenenthusiasten zu tun, nicht mit Terroristen, die die freiheitlich-demokratische Grundordnung oder gar die Legitimitt unseres Staates in Frage stellen!1!!

Ich bin ja immer wieder fasziniert, wie viele Leute ... "IndyWatch Feed Europe"

Ich bin ja immer wieder fasziniert, wie viele Leute in der Bahn mit dem gemeinsamen LTE-Datenvolumen glauben, irgendwelche Videostreaming-Dienste in Anspruch nehmen zu knnen, oder Gigabytes an Updates fr irgendwelche Online-Games runterladen zu knnen, die sie auf der Leitung eh nicht spielen knnen, oder irgendwelche Cloud-Dienste in Anspruch nehmen zu knnen, um ihre Fotos und Videos zu verwalten.

Und dann ncoh so eine Trotzreaktion bringen, ala "die Leitung war schon vor mir lahm". Ja, h, und? Wenn du nicht flutschig arbeiten kannst, dann soll es auch sonst keinder knnen?

Zum Kotzen.

Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia "IndyWatch Feed Pacific"

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia at 09:25 UTC (20:25 local time) on November 19, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 25.3 km (15.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 10 km (6.2...... Read more


Judge Jeanine Blasts Jeff Sessions, 1894 "IndyWatch Feed Economics"

- PrepareWithBill - Food Storage You Can Depend On. 888-756-8727 Good morning, Im still reporting on: Judge Jeanine Blasts Jeff Sessions, 1894 Synopsis: Judge Jeanine Pirro blasted the Clintons and their Uranium One deal, but mostly from the aspect of why hasnt the Attorney General done something about it all. [insert : up to you should now.] This is the second time in a week that I have not agreed completely with Judge Jeanine. The first time was when she came out against Judge Roy Moore. I think Judge Pirro just got swept up in a tidal wave of opinion when the herd led by Mitch McConnell turned on Judge Moore. At this point, the evidence is clear that Judge Moore has been vindicated. But this second difference of opinion puts me out on an even more tenuous limb. This opinion will be counter to what most of you believe. I watched the entire Sessions appearance before the House Judiciary committee this week up until their break for a vote and lunch. I saw all the clips she just used of the various congress-folk all good people, interrogating Sessions - and although I know I could easily be wrong, Im thinking hoping that Sessions has this under control. I sympathize with Sessions because he is like myself not a good extemporaneous speaker when under any sort of pressure. [insert: I dont know what the problem is to Why isnt this in front of a grand jury?] Your Honor, with respect - but how do you know that it is not in front of a grand jury? Grand juries are typically conducted in What if we are just so used to having a Justice Department which does everything wrong, that we arent being patient enough when things are being done right. There are rumors out there that 842 sealed indictments were issued by the Justice Department between Oct. 30 through November 10th. Of those, 323 are in California yup, thats a whopping 38%. If you throw in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia where over 90% of the swamp-dwelling lobbyists live, thats an additional 15% of the total. If you throw in the New York City area and the Philadelphia area, thats another 138 sealed indictments, or 16% of the total. So, those 4 areas would represent 70% of these rumored indictments. Support Our Sponsors: - Virtual Shield VPN - the easiest way to create a home VPN. Go to: - Nobel Gold: Protect Your Money With Gold - Click Here- Or Call - 877-646-5347 - Jeevy Computers: Move up to business-level computer protection. 800-844-8613 - Trade Genius Academy: Learn the safe, sure way to trade. - Virtual Shield VPN - the easiest way to create a home VPN. Go to: - SeaShell Diamond Gallery, Custom Fine Jewelry Made in Hawaii. 808-338-9988; - PrepareWithBill - Food Storage You C......


Judge Moores Signature Exposed - a Naked Forgery, 1892 "IndyWatch Feed Economics"

- Virtual Shield VPN - the easiest way to create a home VPN. See the Black Friday SPECIAL, 20% OFF - Go to: Good morning, Im still reporting on: Judge Moores Signature Exposed - a Naked Forgery, 1892 Synopsis: The mystery behind the initials D.A. appended to Judge Roy Moores signature on his legal decisions have been cleared up. D.A. are the initials of his longtime legal secretary, Delbra Adams. The revelation, which came yesterday crushed Democrat hopes of taking Moore out of the Dec. 12th race to replace Sen. Jeff Sessions vacated seat. Delbra Adams worked for Moore for 13 years. She told Breitbart yesterday that she never saw or experienced any inappropriate conduct towards women. I think hes a good man. I dont believe any of this. I never saw anything like that out of him. Adams initials D.A. were mistakenly thought to be a part of Judge Moores name by someone amateurishly forging his signature in the high school yearbook of Moores latest accuser, Beverly Nelson. Nelson had a copy of Judge Moores signature because incredibly, he was the judge in her divorce, so she naturally had a copy of those divorce papers. Watch Gloria Allred being grilled about this by a real reporter who somehow became employed at MSNBC: [insert] Support Our Sponsors: - Virtual Shield VPN - the easiest way to create a home VPN. See the Black Friday SPECIAL, 20% OFF - Go to: - Nobel Gold: Protect Your Money With Gold - Click Here- Or Call - 877-646-5347 - Jeevy Computers: Move up to business-level computer protection. 800-844-8613 - Trade Genius Academy: Learn the safe, sure way to trade. - Virtual Shield VPN - the easiest way to create a home VPN. Go to: - SeaShell Diamond Gallery, Custom Fine Jewelry Made in Hawaii. 808-338-9988; - PrepareWithBill - Food Storage You Can Depend On. 888-756-8727 - Kangen Water, ionized, alkaline water, Call Tom @ 843-729-7837, website: Still Report BTC address: 18Ky2c3CgPY3eu5N7ySoM3X6NjgEAN2w4v Connect with me; Bill Still: newspaper editor/publisher, economics reporter - top US publications, authored 22 books, 4 documentary videos & daily host of this Y/T channel, THE STILL REPORT: Get the word Out: Please LIKE, COMMENT & SHARE! Our website: Considered by informed insiders as the ultimate resource for surviving economic or financial collapse/crash and attaining the unvarnished truth about the latest US and world news, current events in Washington, and todays United States political climate. Please Like, Comment & Share. Bill Still is a former newspaper editor and publisher. He has written for USA Today,...


Trump Decreases Debt to GDP Ratio by more than 1%, 1893 "IndyWatch Feed Economics"

- Trade Genius Academy: Learn the safe, sure way to trade. See our Black Friday Specials. Good morning, Im still reporting on: Trump Decreases Debt to GDP Ratio by more than 1%, 1893 Synopsis: Good news on the economy. The Atlanta Fed announced yesterday that the 4th quarter GDP estimate shows growth jumped to an annualized 3.4%. The US Gross Domestic Product has increased each quarter in 2017, with 3rd quarter GDP Up to an annualized 19.5 Trillion dollars. On the other side of the debt-to-GDP ratio, President Trump has curtailed US spending. The result is that US debt-to-GDP ratio has decreased year to date from 105% to 104% No president in more than 50 years has decreased the debt-to-GDP ratio in his first year by more than 1%. The last president to do so was Nixon in 1969. Presidents Reagan and George W. Bush decreased the debt-to-GDP ratio in their first years in office, but by less than 1%. President Obama increased the debt-to-GDP ratio his first year by 15% and over his 8 years in office by 37%. Im still reporting from the one-time free speech capitol of the world. Good day. Support Our Sponsors: - Virtual Shield VPN - the easiest way to create a home VPN. Go to: - Nobel Gold: Protect Your Money With Gold - Click Here- Or Call - 877-646-5347 - Jeevy Computers: Move up to business-level computer protection. 800-844-8613 - Trade Genius Academy: Learn the safe, sure way to trade. - Virtual Shield VPN - the easiest way to create a home VPN. Go to: - SeaShell Diamond Gallery, Custom Fine Jewelry Made in Hawaii. 808-338-9988; - PrepareWithBill - Food Storage You Can Depend On. 888-756-8727 - Kangen Water, ionized, alkaline water, Call Tom @ 843-729-7837, website: Still Report BTC address: 18Ky2c3CgPY3eu5N7ySoM3X6NjgEAN2w4v Connect with me; Bill Still: newspaper editor/publisher, economics reporter - top US publications, authored 22 books, 4 documentary videos & daily host of this Y/T channel, THE STILL REPORT: Get the word Out: Please LIKE, COMMENT & SHARE! Our website: Considered by informed insiders as the ultimate resource for surviving economic or financial collapse/crash and attaining the unvarnished truth about the latest US and world news, current events in Washington, and todays United States political climate. Please Like, Comment & Share. Bill Still is a former newspaper editor and publisher. He has written for USA Today, The Saturday Evening Post, the Los Angeles Times Syndicate, OMNI magazine, and has also produced the syndicated radio program, Health News. He has written 22 books and two documentary videos and is the host of...


'Fake diplomacy': Haley says US ready to 'fight for justice' in Syria without UN approval "IndyWatch Feed World"

The US does not consider itself constrained by the United Nations Security Council and might seek "justice" in Syria on its own terms, the US representative to the UN, Nikki Haley, has said. The US took similar action in Libya in 2011. "With the unity of this council, or alone, unrestrained by Russia's obstructionism, we will continue to fight for justice and accountability in Syria," Haley said, blasting Russia's vetoing of the draft resolution on the extension of the Syrian chemical weapons probe on Friday. The draft, proposed by Japan, envisioned the "technical extension" of the probe for another 30 days. Explaining Russia's decision to block the resolution, Russian UN envoy Vasily Nebenzya said that there is no sense in prolonging the mission if some glaring flaws in its work are not amended. "There can be no other way after the JIM's [the UN-OPCW Joint Investigative Mechanism] leadership disgraced itself with its fictitious investigation into the sarin use incident in Khan Shaykhun and signed off on baseless accusations against Syria," he said.


Marine Expeditionary Unit Storms the CIA Headquarters in Langley "IndyWatch Feed World"

Reports: US Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Lands at Langley! 2200 Marines!

Source: Hal Turner Radio Show

FILE PHOTO: Tilt-Rotor Aircraft

Reports are beginning to surface that a Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) landed at Langley on Saturday.

A Marine expeditionary unit (MEU, pronounced "Mew"), is the smallest Marine air-ground task force (MAGTF) in the United States Fleet Marine Force. Each MEU is an expeditionary quick reaction force, deployed and ready for immediate response to any crisis, whether it be natural disaster or combat missions.

A Marine expeditionary unit is normally composed of: a reinforced Marine infantry battalion (designated as a Battalion Landing Team) as the ground combat element, a composite medium tiltrotor squadron forms the aviation combat element, a combat logistics battalion provides the logistics combat element, and a company-size command element serves as the MEU headquarters group.

Troop strength is about 2,200 and usually commanded by a colonel, and is deployed from amphibious assault ships. Currently, a Marine expeditionary unit embarks Marines and equipment onto the amphibious warfare ships of an Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) which also includes escort ships and submarines to protect them from air, surface, and submarine threats. For further protection and strong air support, such an ESG is often deployed along with one or more carrier battle groups.


According to persons who reside near Langley, a large contingent of Marines arrived at CIA Headquarters in tilt-rotor aircraft and when the Marines deplaned, they were armed and moved quickly into CIA Headquarters!

Those witnesses also say that a significant number of tilt-rotor aircraft can be clearly seen on the grounds of CIA Headquarters, parked on the grass ar...


En Nayarit, denuncian devastacin de reserva por construccin de granjas de camarn "IndyWatch Feed Noramerica"

En el poblado Unin de Corrientes, los habitantes denunciaron que particulares han devastado alrededor de 500 hectreas de la Reserva de la Biosfera Marismas Nacionales para construir granjas de camarn.Regeneracin, 19 de noviembre de 2017.- En el poblado Unin de Corrientes, municipio de Tuxpan, Nayarit, los habitantes denunciaron que particulares han devastado alrededor de 500 []

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Holy Spirituality with Pine Cone: Rain Puddle Colored Pebbles "IndyWatch Feed World"

Yanawana - The Spirit of the Water

Maybe if this present Karmic divisive-gender role-reversal lifetime includes living in the past lifetimes again to Co-create future repeating Ping Pong lifetimes, and maybe if, all physical mirror-double lifetime illusions are not, even real, but just apparitions from our morphogenetic disregard expectations, like Quantizing Quanta when we get wherever we imagine going, then maybe, just maybe the mystery of our Illusory History was, is, and will be as much an illusion as we appear to be suffering on the Karmic dissonant wheel of Karmic Unkind-Insensitivity?

Maybe our Karmic purpose to pretend other divisive-gender role-reversal lifetimes is really a realer maybe-illusion tease, than, even we Love-lorn Lost-souls can imagine externalizing our ONENESS Spirit of Immortal Love interconnection? What do we get out of avoiding our own suffering separate lifetimes, if not ever having to feel, really feel the experiences that continual suffering gratification can bring from self-punishment allaying separation guilt, so we dont have to get acquainted with the harm, we pretend doesnt appear for us to have to, finally feel?

The more others control my motives, the less I can feel anything, so when I increase the harm of disregard I can do to others in continual victim/victimizer/caretaker resentful Karmic-dramas, the more I externalize my Spiritual Sovereign interconnection Pain-central, and get off the wheel of getting-off Karmic-illusion Undead-anomalies. If I am an illusion, and history, itself today is, all as much an illusion, as any similar Karmic Future-illusion, then maybe, just maybe in this illusion I can stop fooling around with Karmic Ping Pong competition in this play of morphogenetic-disregard Collective chain-of-fools Consciousness?

Inside my personal Spiritual Sovereignty-center of absolute unborn infinity there is no Collective pain of separation Karmic-dissonance, and there is no physical surface-mask to stop pretending there is no more pain any more. If my Spiritual purpose is to suffer forgiving pain of Karmic-Physical illusions, and it seems easier to avoid pain with a little illusory drama, then to externalize our personal...


Merry Christmas: Outlawed!1!! "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

Oh, look christian ornaments! Via Amazon.

Jim Bakker. Again. In light of his latest round of bullshit, I missed this little whiny complaint. Along with screaming for people to buy his yuck inna bucket, hes also been busy hawking christmas crap, ornaments, cheap gifts for too much money, and so on.

Bakker said that he has been searching for Christmas ornaments that feature Jesus instead of Santa because Christmas is the birthday of Jesus Christ and complained that he wants to be able to buy a Christmas tree instead of a holiday tree.

They outlawed Merry Christmas a few years ago and you know it, he said. You couldnt even say Merry Christmas at Walmart and the Walmart greeters told me they werent allowed to say it. But we all started writing and what did we do? We changed it. We changed it. We all worked together. You dont have to lay down for it.

Uh huh. Its so easy to prove youre a liar, Jim. I did a quick search for Jesus ornaments. Theres a veritable fucktonne of them. Interestingly enough, they are listed as available at Wal-mart. So are Christmas trees, the list of which goes on and on. You need to stop lying, Jim, its not nice. I think its a sin, too.

Saying Merry Christmas has never been outlawed, and you damn well know it. Wal-mart is a private corporation, and their rules do not apply to the whole country, you dipshit. Theres nothing stopping you saying Merry Christmas or whatthefuckever you want. If your big problem is not every single person in Ustates saying merry mixmush, you are privileged beyond belief, and need to shut the fuck up, and help those who are not so unbelievably privileged.

You arent remotely concerned with christmas, Jim. All you care about is selling your cheap gimrack, so you can stuff more money in your pockets. Youre all about Giftmas. Your christmas tree has nothing to do with your idiotic religion. Thats pagan in origin. What would you being doing with one? And please, shut up about it already, its still six days until Brumalia, for pitys sake.



Saudi Arabia, Arab allies in Cairo talks on Iran, Hezbollah "IndyWatch Feed War"

By Patrick Markey

CAIRO (Reuters) Saudi Arabia and other Arab foreign ministers held an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss ways to confront Iran and its Lebanese Shiite ally Hezbollah, who the Arab allies say are interfering in their internal affairs.

Regional tensions have risen in recent weeks between Sunni monarchy Saudi Arabia and Shiite Islamist Iran over Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariris surprise resignation and after an escalation in Yemens conflict.

Hariri, a long-time Saudi ally, resigned on Nov. 4 in an announcement made from Riyadh. Hariri cited fear of assassination and accused Iran and Hezbollah of spreading strife in the Arab world.

Hezbollah, both a military force and a political movement, is part of a Lebanese government made up of rival factions, and an ally of Lebanese President Michel Aoun.

Aoun has accused Saudi Arabia of holding Hariri hostage. Senior Lebanese politicians close to Hariri also said he was coerced into resigning. Saudi Arabia and Hariri both deny those accusations.

What Iran is doing against some Arab countries calls for taking more than one measure to stop these violations, interferences and threats, which are carried out through many various means, Hossam Zaki, Arab League Assistant Secretary, told Asharq al Awsat newspaper in an interview.

Stopping them requires a joint Arab policy.

He said the meeting would send a strong message for Iran to step back from its current policies.

Egypts state-owned newspaper Al Ahram cited an Arab diplomatic source saying the meeting may refer the matter to the United Nations Security Council.

The emergency Arab foreign ministers meeting was convened at the request of Saudi Arabia with support from the UAE, Bahrain, and Kuwait to discuss means of confronting Iranian intervention, Egypts state news agency MENA said.

Saudi Arabias Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir told Reuters last week the kingdoms actions in the Middle East were only a response to what he called the aggression of Iran.

Unfortunately countries like the Saudi regime are pursuing divisions and creating differences and because of this they dont see any results other than divisions, Ira...


Zionist Hasbara is Winning in Italy "IndyWatch Feed War"

Next country to fall for ZIONISM: Anti-BDS Laws and Pro-Israeli Parliament: Zionist Hasbara is Winning in Italy

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Russia Goes Caribbean "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

In the fifty-sixth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Izvestia, Kommersant, Vedomosti, and Ekspress Gazeta. He discusses the increased political and economic cooperation between Russia and the governments of the Caribbean states as a Russian long-term response to the U.S. meddling in Eastern Europe. He also discusses the press conference that the Russian president Vladimir Putin gave at the recent APEC summit in Vietnam and his praise of the U.S. president Donald Trump. In addition, Professor Kovacevic addresses the rumors about the potential break-up of the Russian state-owned natural gas and oil giant, Gazprom. Lastly, he examines how the first Russian foreign minister after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Andrei Kozyrev, a well-known pro-Western liberal, is seen in Russia today, including by the president Putin.

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(Video) George Soros Surrenders, Abandons his Bets "IndyWatch Feed World"

Published on Nov 17, 2017


Star investor George Soros has abandoned his bets against the US stock market. The rally of the S&P 500 apparently brought him to his knees. HE EXPECTED US PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP TO FAIL The Wall Street was apparently too powerful for the star investor. Soros had been betting heavily on a crash of the leading US stock market index S&P 500 over the past few months, not least because he apparently expected US President Donald Trump to fail in his economic policy. However, the American leading index is still not making any efforts to crash. On the contrary.

Soros has now tacitly dissolved its bets against the market barometer, the German newspaper "Die Welt" reports, citing a mandatory announcement to the SEC. GEORGE SOROS SURRENDERS TO WALL STREET The 87-year-old investment guru has thus reduced the number of put options, with which he mainly speculated on falling prices of selected tech groups, from around 1.8 million at the end of the first half of the year to currently 200,000 securities. Since it simultaneously bets 200,000 shares on an increase in the S&P 500, it is now positioned neutrally.

Soros' anti-USA speculations have left only a small bet against the US' Russell 2000 index of small indices. He also rejected the put notes that Soros used to bet on a crash of the US technology index Nasdaq. REVELATION WAS MANDATORY Soros' capitulation has now been made public because hedge funds in the US regularly have to publish their positions. At the latest 45 days after the end of each quarter, the hidden investors must provide an insight into their books.



White supremacist convicted of murdering 3 best friends, shooting another in Washington state "IndyWatch Feed World"

A white supremacist, largely covered in Nazi tattoos, has been convicted of brutally killing his three best friends and shooting a fourth in the face in Woodland, Washington. On July 15 of last year, Brent Luyster, 37, fatally shot his best friend Zachary David Thompson, 36, his friend Joseph LaMar, 38, and LaMar's partner, Janell Renee Knight, 43, at LaMar's home southeast of Woodland. Thompson's partner, Breanne Leigh, 32, was shot in the face but survived. She later identified Luyster as the shooter, the Columbian reported. Prosecutors believe Luyster killed the three because he was unhappy about felony charges in a different case that could land him back in prison. "We can't know the defendant's thought process. But we do know that he was stressed, that he was unhappy, that he was concerned, and we know that he was drinking," Deputy Prosecutor Laurel Smith told the jury ahead of the verdict on Wednesday.


Libya says it will investigate slave auction footage "IndyWatch Feed War"


AFP | A demonstrator, standing through the smoke from tear gas, raises his fist during a march against slavery in Libya on the Champs-Elysees avenue face antiriot police in Paris on November 18, 2017

TRIPOLI (AFP)  Libya will investigate alleged slave trading in the country, the internationally recognised government announced Sunday, following the release of video footage appearing to show migrants being auctioned off.Chaos-ridden Libya has long been a major transit hub for migrants trying to reach Europe, and many of them have fallen prey to serious abuse in the North African country at the hands of traffickers and others.

US television network CNN aired the footage last week of an apparent live auction in Libya where black men are presented to North African buyers as potential farmhands and sold off for as little as $400.

Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed Metig said his UN-backed Government of National Accord would investigate the allegations, in a statement posted Sunday on the Facebook page of the GNAs press office.

Metig said he would instruct the formation of a commission to investigate these reports in order to apprehend and bring those responsible to justice, the statement added.

The foreign ministry in a statement added: If these allegations are confirmed, all implicated persons will be punished.

The CNN report apparently showing migrants being auctioned off in Libya was shared widely on social media, provoking outrage in Africa, Europe and the rest of the world.

The grainy footage shot on a mobile telephone shows a man CNN said was Nigerian and in his 20s being offered up for sale as part of a group of big strong boys for farm work.

In the CNN report, a person identified as an auctioneer can be heard saying 800 900 1,000 1,100 before two men are sold for 1,200 Libyan dinars ($875).

Around 1,000 people took to the streets of Paris on Saturday to protest against slavery in Libya, according to French police. The gathering led to clashes between demonstrators and security forces.

Guinean President Alpha Conde, who is also chairman of the African Union, on Friday called for an inquiry and prosecutions relating to what he termed a despicable trade from another era.

Senegals government expressed outrage at the sale of Sub-Saharan African migrants on Libyan soil that constituted a blight on the conscience of humani...


Innocent Family Raided by SWAT, Held at Gunpoint After Cops Mistook Hibiscus for Weed "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

hibiscusA Pennsylvania couple is suing local police after a SWAT team raided their home and held them at gunpoint for growing hibiscus.


15 prisoners have convictions reversed in Chicago over crooked cops "IndyWatch Feed World"

Fifteen men who were framed by a corrupt team of cops in Chicago have had their convictions thrown out en masse, leading to calls for hundreds of other cases linked to the team led by disgraced former officer Ronald Watts to be investigated. The 15 had their convictions quashed Thursday, and hours later, seven cops allegedly part of Watts' team that "terrorized the Ida B. Wells housing projects in Chicago for over a decade" were removed from street duties while their conduct is under investigation, the Chicago Tribune reports. Following the mass exonerations, believed to be the first of its kind in the history of the Windy City, Joshua Tepfer, lead attorney for the 15 vowed to review as many as 500 other convictions linked to the crooked squad. "It needs to be investigated and vetted about how many of those are appropriate to overturn," Tepler said. "We are very much in the process of doing that."


Gold and Silver: Range-bound "IndyWatch Feed Economics"

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Gold and Silver: Range-bound by Alasdair Macleod GoldMoney Gold and silver traded in narrow ranges this week, with gold up $7 from last Fridays close, at $1282 in early European trade this morning (Friday).On the same time scale, silver...

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Trump Brought Back A Great Deal From China, But No Ones Talking About It "IndyWatch Feed"

Glen Dale, W. Va. Bad news travels fast. Good news, meanwhile, doesnt seem to travel at all. Last weekend in Beijing, as part of his 12-day trip to Asia, President Trump announced that the US and China had signed an $83.7 billion deal to create a number of petrochemical projects in West Virginia over []


US troops taught sexual abuse was 'culturally accepted practice' in Afghanistan and to ignore it "IndyWatch Feed World"

US military personnel deploying to Afghanistan were taught that child sexual abuse is a "culturally accepted practice" in the country, a new Pentagon report has revealed. Soldiers who reported the issue were told nothing could be done about it. "In some cases, the interviewees explained that they, or someone whom they knew, were told that nothing could be done about child sexual abuse because of Afghanistan's status as a sovereign nation, that it was not a priority for the command," the report says. "There's nothing we can do about it," one soldier interviewed for the report said his superior officers told him when he complained. Other comments included "it was out of our control," and "this is Afghanistan."


More emails surface showing Hillary Clinton pay-to-play scheme "IndyWatch Feed World"

Conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch has discovered more classified emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton showing even more pay-to-play activity from the Clinton mafia. Judicial Watch reports... On January 6, 2012, Clinton can be seen "expediting" a citizenship request so the requestor can get a government job in policy or law enforcement: "I am told by Citizenship and Immigration (CIS) caseworkers that it may be at least another 8 months before they get to me, making the total time more than a year (they advertise 6 months total turnaround time). Would you consider helping me by reaching out to DHS Secretary Napolitano or CIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas who reports to her on my behalf? The ask is to simply consider moving up my applications for review ASAP. My application is complete, straight forward and I have nothing to hide."


Opposition to Judge Moore Crumbles, 1891b "IndyWatch Feed Economics"

- Kangen Water, ionized, alkaline water, website: Good morning, Im still reporting on: Opposition to Judge Moore Crumbles, 1891b Synopsis: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders yesterday announced that President Trump will not ask Judge Roy Moore to withdraw from the Dec. 12th special election to replace Jeff Sessions as one of Alabamas two Senators. That is a decision the people of Alabama need to make, not the president. President Trump endorsed Moore after Moore trounced State Senator Luther Strange in the GOP primary. As the credibility of the stories of the accusers of Judge Moore one-by-one dissolve away like the wicked witch in the Wizard of Oz, the Alabama Republican partys executive committee met yesterday to discuss what their position would be going forward. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had pressured the state party to do something to drive Moore from the race. This mornings The Hill reported that an unnamed source close to McConnell painted a picture of gloom and doom if Moore is allowed to remain. The Alabama Republican Party has to come to grips with the fact that theyre going to lose that seat. Why? A new poll commissioned by the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) was taken on Sunday a day before support for Moores accusers began to crumble. It claims Moore is trailing the far-left Democrat candidate by 12 points. Nevermind that the sample size of the NRSC poll may have been restricted to Democrats and blood relatives of Mitch McConnell and John McCain. No, fake polls have not gone away and they are still daily reported as fact by every single unit of the mainstream media. We have done many reports on fake polls and how they are done. Please see reports #986, 1096, 1197, 1304, but especially my last report before the 2016 election, #1314. So does anyone with a lick of common sense actually believe that a far leftist sacrifice candidate will take out the most popular judge in Alabama history? No way. The Alabama Republican party in essence told Senator McConnell and the rest of the Washington swamp-dwelling RINO herd to forget it. They decided to do nothing. The election will go on as scheduled. Their decision left Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell with no way to disqualify Moore from the race. Support Our Sponsors: - Virtual Shield VPN - the easiest way to create a home VPN. Go to: - Nobel Gold: Protect Your Money With Gold - Click Here- Or Call - 877-646-5347 - Jeevy Computers: Move up to business-level computer protection. 800-844-8613 - Trade Genius Academy: Learn the safe, sure way to trade. - Virtual Shield VPN - the easiest way to create a home VPN. Go to: - SeaShell Diamond Gallery, Custom Fine Jewelry Made in Hawaii. 808-338-9988; https://www.SeaShellDiamon......


Cruel and Unusual: A Second Failed Execution in Ohio "IndyWatch Feed"

Romell Broom shows his puncture wounds of his failed execution after 18 attempts in 2009.


Calls Grow for Arrest of Gloria Allred Over Forged Document Including Accusers Stepson! "IndyWatch Feed"

Following The Gateway Pundits viral story on Judge Roy Moores alleged signature inside accuser Beverly Young Nelsons yearbook, more evidence suggested it was a forgery. 

On Monday, CNN published photos of the signature showing two different inks.

The signature says To a sweeter more beautiful girl I could not say, Merry Christmas. Love, Roy Moore DA, 12-22-77, Olde Hickory House.

Strangely, To a sweeter more beautiful girl I could not say, Merry Christmas. Love, Roy, is written in black ink, while Moore DA, 12-22-77, Olde Hickory House, is in blue ink.

Photo credit: CNN


Hezbollah forces on high alert in response to Israeli, Saudi threats "IndyWatch Feed World"

Hezbollah has raised its military readiness on the whole Lebanese territory in the last few days and put its forces on high alert in the light of the threats it has received from a number of countries, and especially from Israel and Saudi Arabia. Hezbollah forces have been mobilised in the event of any hostile activity on the borders or in the country, notwithstanding the ongoing conviction of its leadership that Israel will not wage war in the near or distant future. According to well informed sources, Hezbollah fears the possible assassination of a well-known Lebanese figure, Sunni or Christian, similar to the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in 2005. The aim would be to re-mix the cards on the Lebanese scene, accuse Hezbollah and to embarrass President Michel Aoun. Aoun has raised the challenge against Riyadh during the recent events related to the televised resignation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, and he has accused Saudi Arabia of holding Hariri as a hostage (for more than two weeks), defining the Prime Minister's submission to this act as "unconstitutional and illegitimate."


Ben Affleck knew Harvey Weinstein was sleazy "IndyWatch Feed"

And yet he still befriended Weinstein and worked with him. Money over principles is the standard in Hollyweird. And now Affleck goes on an apology tour just before his movie, Justice League, is released and receiving terrible reviews on Rotten Continue reading


Iberian ribbed newt in Spain "IndyWatch Feed World"

This video says about itself:

Pleurodeles waltl, Iberian Ribbed Newt

Recorded in Parque Regional Sierra Espua in the Murcia region in Spain.


No N. Korean Nukes On ICBMs, Until Kims Boys Solve Terminal Reentry Problem "IndyWatch Feed War"

[SEE: If N. Korea Can Deliver A Nuke Into Space, Can It Survive Reentry?

People watch a launching of a Hwasong-12 strategic ballistic rocket aired on a public TV screen at the Pyongyang Train Station in Pyongyang, North Korea, Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 AP Photo/ Jon Chol Jin

North Korean ICBM Program Runs Into Major Roadblock

The South Korean foreign intelligence service has reported that North Koreas intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) program has hit a snag, as the communist country has run into difficulty developing reliable atmospheric re-entry technology that would allow their missile to return from Earths orbit.

The report came from the National Intelligence Service (NIS), who met behind closed doors with the South Korean National A...


INEGI detect que en Oaxaca alzaron precios una quincena antes del Buen Fin "IndyWatch Feed Noramerica"

De acuerdo con un estudio que realiz el INEGI, los descuentos que se ofrecen son engaosos, pues se detect que las empresas y comercios que participan en el Buen Fin aumentaron los precios de sus productos desde la quincena pasada.Regeneracin, 19 de noviembre de 2017.- El Instituto Nacional de Geografa y Estadstica (INEGI) detect en []

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Faust 17. "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

Art by Harry Clarke.


Vegas Massacre Cover-Up: PR Firm Hired by Mandalay Bay Exposed Pushing Conspiracy Theories "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

crisis management firmWhy has the PR team hired by Mandalay Bay been pushing bogus conspiracy theories clearly meant to discredit legitimate inquiry into the Las Vegas shooting?


Is Satire Fakenews? How Fact-Checkers Peddle Snake-Oil "IndyWatch Feed Europe"

When professional fact checkers are flagging up satirical publishers for fake content, perhaps its time to worry

Cross-posted from Moon of Alabama

Since the issues of alleged fake news and Russian influence have cropped up, several media institutions highlight their public fact-checkers. Social media companies hire them to filter fake news from their content.

Traditional fact-checkers within a newsroom considered the veracity of the pieces their own reporters wrote up. They corrected factual mistakes before those were printed or aired. The new crop of fact-checker is testing the veracity of claims made by other media outlets and public entities.

The Tampa Bay TimesPolitiFact is one of the oldest and biggest of these organizations. It was founded in 2007 and has offices in several states. Like all such entities it has a certain political flavor. Thus the supposedly neutral fact-checking site PolitiFact gets fact checked by a site named PolitiFact Bias.

Last week Amy Sherman wrote an important piece for PolitiFactFacebook users had pointed her to this month old report about a military court case:

FORT BRAGG, N.C. Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant facing charges of desertion, walked out of a military courtroom during a pre-trial hearing Monday and has not been seen since approximately 10:35 AM, prompting a statewide manhunt for the missing soldier.Sources inside the courtroom say that Bergdahl took only a half-full Camelbak and a long hunting knife with him as he calmly made his way to the exit during his own lawyers remarks to the judge regarding a possible plea deal.

Pentagon leadership is offering an unusual reward for information on Bergdahls whereabouts: $25,000 or seven Guantanamo detainees, depending on the credibility of the information.

The fact-checker applied the best of her abilities to debunk the assertions of the above piece:

Bowe Bergdahl wanders off during court-martial, said the October headline in Duffel Blog.

Facebook users flagg...


Workers on Bernie Sanders, Killary Clinton campaigns claim sexual harassment "IndyWatch Feed World"

Campaign workers on the Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Democratic 2016 presidential campaigns alleged in a report published Friday that they were harassed while campaigning for their respective candidates and that the campaigns failed to address the claims properly - the latest sexual misconduct revelations to rock the Democratic Party. Lilian Adams, a Clinton campaign worker, and Zoey Jordan Salsbury, who worked for the Sanders primary campaign, both told HuffPost that they were sexually harassed by fellow campaign workers and that the campaigns were "ill-equipped" to cope. Adams, who relocated to Colorado to work for the campaign as a paid organizer, said she was subject to homophobic remarks (Adams is bisexual) which went on to comments about her body and attempts to force her into one-on-one situations and get her to drink alcohol. Adams, then 19, said her harasser also encouraged her not to wear bras.


Call-Out in Response to Imminent KXL Decision "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

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Photo by 570ajk,

On Monday, November 20th, the Public Service Commission, an elected board representing the so-called state of Nebraska, will most likely vote in favor of approving Transcanadas route for the Keystone XL pipeline through the ancestral home of the Pawnee, Otoe, Ponca, Sioux and Omaha peoples. This vote comes on the heels of large public upheaval against this specific pipeline and a 200,000 gallon oil spill from the original Keystone pipeline this week. This is the last political hurdle the pipeline needs to clear before the state can then begin eminent domain proceedings to seize the few tract of lands that Transcanada currently doesnt have access too.

For years, the climate movement has concentrated its efforts on non-violent and democratic efforts to stop KXL. We, on the other hand, have never held hope for these efforts, for history has proven that democratic efforts are bent to the will of politicians, professional organizers and industry. We do not adhere to the democratic path, the dominant ideology, that enough signatures, enough non-profit dollars will be able to halt this black snake. It is naive to think that reasonable actions will halt this project, therefore, for us, to be of use means to resist.

We would like to inspire conversations around tactical responses to KXL and other pipelines because we do not want to march and go home. We want to see this pipeline ended and create a new opening, a tear in the fabric, to find even deeper affinity and explore what is possible. We are here to confront...


Is the Trump Administration Planning a First Strike on North Korea? "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

It isn't possible to know definitely whether the Trump administration intends to strike first against North Korea. The official threats of such a strike can be discounted as obviously related to an elaborate -- if somewhat crude--psychological warfare campaign. But more twists and turns in US policy can be expected in the coming months, and the desperate desire to coerce Pyongyang may have given rise to wishful thinking.


Officials Caught Forcing State Scientist to Alter Findings to Cover Up Earthquake Fracking Link "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

frackingA former state-sponsored scientist revealed that he was ordered to alter his findings on the links between fracking and earthquakes.


Justice with Judge Jeanine Pirro w/ Tom Fitton, Judicial Watch (Video) "IndyWatch Feed Economics"

Justice with Judge Jeanine Pirro w/ Tom Fitton, Judicial Watch Video Fox News TDC Note Judge Jeanines Open is, as always, hard hitting and on point. If youre short for time Tom Fitton begins at the 10:30 mark....

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Longtime Clinton Aide Becomes Unglued With Homophobic Attack Against POTUS Trump "IndyWatch Feed"

Philippe Reines, a longtime aide to Hillary Clinton, became unglued while engaging with a pro-Trump Twitter account early Sunday morning, firing off a homophobic slur against President Trump. So much for the Democrats being the party of tolerance.  

It all started after Reines tweeted a story about Sen. Jeff Flake warning that Republicans are toast, if it becomes the party of President Trump and Judge Roy Moore.

A Twitter user, who Reines may have believed was just a bot, responded to the tweet with this:

Sorry Reines its the beginning of the end for the Clintons and their surrogates. Both Sen Gillibrand and Donna Brazile ran them over and backed up over than again. Even the Swap Democrats want all of u to go away.
The Fake News Medias not there yet but soon.

Rather than ignore an account perceived as potentially fake, the aide to Clinton during her Senate, State Department and 2016 campaign days, couldnt help but respond.

Hi BostonStrong! I see you only joined Twitter a couple weeks back. How are you finding it? I just want to say welcome. I lived in Boston for a few years. Loved it. Exactly what part ar...


Top Israeli official admits boycotting just the settlements is meaningless "IndyWatch Feed World"

Ladies and gentlemen, this is huge. A professional Israeli propagandist - Ron Brummer, chief of operations in Israel's Ministry of Strategic Affairs and Hasbara, has said recently: "Israel does not have two different economic ecosystems, like, Israel within the green line and Israel over the green line. If you want to divest from the West Bank, Judea and Samaria, you have to divest from Israel, which means you boycott Israel completely." Brummer spoke at the Israeli American Council on November 5 - an organization funded by Sheldon Adelson - in a panel titled "The Real BDS: Bigotry, Discrimination and Slander." Brummer's affirmation cuts through a discussion that has certainly divided waters.


It Is Now Easier to Kill HUNDREDS of MILLIONS Than to Control Them "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

It Is Now Easier to Kill HUNDREDS of MILLIONS Than to Control Them

There is a clear organization structure that is emerging in a very public manner that every American needs to be concerned about. This organization is multidimensional but there is a key level of command and control that is identifiable.

The Real Reason for Trumps Asian Trip

President Trump just completed a 12 day, multiple nation tour allegedly to drum up support for engaging North Korea in a nuclear war. It is not that this particular conflict will not end up involving a nuclear exchange, however, there are more pressing reasons on why Trump found it necessary to be out of the country.

The United States, and in particular, the office of the President is the target of a definitive coup attempt by the Deep State.

Trump was out of the country, so he could be isolated under military protection during a coup which was decidedly going to turn violent. It is no secret that Trump has become, to some degree, the lap dog of the military. Why? Because hes buying protection from being either assassinated or overthrown. For every day that Trump stays in office, he is continuing to trigger the Great Awakening all across America. Three years ago, there were tens of millions of Americans who had never heard of the New World Order, who now are aware of the Bilderberg, the Trilateral Commission, the Council of Foreign Relations and despotic George Soros. Now we can add, Black Lives Matter, Antifa to the new vocabulary of the American lexicon. Despite what the fake polls say, the same fake polls that had Hillary winning the election by 12%, Donald Trumps base of support continues to grow.

The Deep State Desired a Bloodless Coup

The global elite, at one time, preferred to a bloodless transfer of power in this country. They wanted to takeover an infrastructure that was intact along with the prolific skill sets of the American labor force. The...


Ex-Google Executive Is Starting His Own Artificial Intelligence Church "IndyWatch Feed Tech"

Highly influential former Google engineer is developing an AI god

Anthony Levandowski, the former Google and Uber executive has filed paperwork with the IRS to officially register a religion centered around super-smart artificial intelligence (AI).

According to IRS documents, the new church of AI will aim to develop and promote the realization of a Godhead based on artificial intelligence and through understanding and worship of the Godhead [to] contribute to the betterment of society. Levandowski would be the leader in this case dean of the religion.

The robot god will head a non-profit religious organization called Way Of The Future (WOTF). According to the website (, the movement is about creating a peaceful and respectful transition of who is in charge of the planet from people to people + machines.'

The basis of this new religion is that Levandowskis believes that AI will one day grow to such efficiency that it surpass and overpower humans.

Given that technology will relatively soon be able to surpass human abilities, we want to help educate people about this exciting future and prepare a smooth transition, the site explains. In recent years, we have expanded our concept of rights to both sexes, minority groups and even animals, lets make sure we find a way for machines to get rights too.

Lets stop pretending we can hold back the development of intelligence when there are clear massive short term economic benefits to those who develop it and instead understand the future and have it treat us like a beloved elder who created it, the site argues.

In a rare interview with WIRED, Levandowski shed more light on his new church WOTF. The gospel of the religion would be called The Manual, and will have rituals and even a physical place of worship.

According to WIRED, the religions activities will concentrate on the realization, acceptance, and worship of a Godhead based on Artificial Intelligence (AI) developed through computer hardware and software.

The church will perform outreach to AI industry leaders and professionals to network with those who are interested in the worship of a Godhead based on AI.

What is going to be created will effectively be a god, he said. Its not a god in the sense that it makes lightning or causes hurricanes. But if there is something a billion times smarter than the smartest human, what else are you going to call it?

He added, I would love for the machine to see us as its beloved...


EXCLUSIVE: Air Force Col. Buys 24 Billboards To Expose Cops Who Executed His Son "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

After his son was executed by police, a veteran is now using the settlement he received from the city to call for a new investigation into his son's death.


Neil Gorsuch: Scalias Views On The Constitution Arent Going Anywhere On My Watch "IndyWatch Feed"

Moonbats get the vapors. Via Washington Examiner: Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch touted his confirmation to the high court as evidence that the late Justice Antonin Scalias legal thinking had triumphed. Gorsuch spoke at a dinner Thursday night held by the Federalist Society in honor of Scalia at Union Station in Washington, D.C., and said []


Looking Back At Donald Trumps Asia Trip: The Winner is China Viewing a pathetic reversal of Americas defining role in the world as the voice of humanitys highest ideals "IndyWatch Feed War"

 / 05:22 AM November 19, 2017

At the festival of summits to which the Philippines dutifully played host last week, three basic standpoints by which humanity describes and criticizes the state of affairs in the world vied for space.

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These competing viewpoints were not visible in equal measure at these summits. But, the resonance of particular issues, alongside the muted presence of others, gives us a good picture of how todays leaders are reacting to the complex problems brought about by globalization. These problems include the massive flows of migrants and refugees, terrorism, bigotry, uneven development and sharp inequalities within and across countries, mass poverty, ecological disasters, and war. They are problems that need the kind of global perspective for which multilateral talks might have been suited.

But, the hands-down winner in these summits has been the nation-state perspective and the vocabulary of national sovereignty, noninterference, and peaceful coexistence, in which it is officially articulated. The other name for it is the Chinese template. Rather than global agreements transcending nation-state divides, what we find instead are the bilateral deals by which every country tries to secure from another what it needs for itself.



Real-Life Electronic Neurons "IndyWatch Feed Tech"

All the kids down at Stanford are talking about neural nets. Whether this is due to the actual utility of neural nets or because all those kids were born after AIs last death in the mid-80s is anyones guess, but there is one significant drawback to this tiny subset of machine intelligence: its a complete abstraction. Nothing called a neural net is actually like a nervous system, there are no dendrites or axions and you cant learn how to do logic by connecting neurons together.

NeruroBytes is not a strange platform for neural nets. Its physical neurons, rendered in PCBs and Molex connectors. Now, finally, its a Kickstarter project, and one of the more exciting educational electronic projects weve ever seen.

Regular Hackaday readers should be very familiar with NeuroBytes. It began as a project for the Hackaday Prize all the way back in 2015. There, it was recognized as a finalist for the Best Product, Since then, the team behind NeuroBytes have received an NHS grant, theyre certified Open Source Hardware through OSHWA, and there are now enough NeuroBytes to recreate the connectome of a flatworm. Its doubtful the team actually has enough patience to recreate the brain of even the simplest organism, but is already an impressive feat.

The highlights of the NeuroBytes Kickstarter include seven different types of neurons for different sensory systems, kits to test the patellar reflex, and what is probably most interesting to the Hackaday crowd, a Bra...


Syrian Army Takes Back Most Of Positions In Armored Vehicle Base In Eastern Ghouta (Photos, Map) "IndyWatch Feed War"

Syrian Army Takes Back Most Of Positions In Armored Vehicle Base In Eastern Ghouta (Photos, Map)

Photo by Wassim Issa

On Sunday, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) recaptured the command section and the section 446 of the Armored Vehicle Base in the Eastern Ghouta region near the city of Damascus, according to pro-government sources.

Syrian Army Takes Back Most Of Positions In Armored Vehicle Base In Eastern Ghouta (Photos, Map)

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During the clashes around the Armored Vehicle Base, the SAA was able to corner a unit of Ahrar al-Sham inside a booby-trapped building, and detonated it killing the enitre unit, according to pro-government sources.

The Ahrar al-Sham Movement didnt release any news regarding its attack on the Armored Vehicle Base in the last 24 hours. Syrian warplanes conducted very few airstrikes around the base on Sunday. Due to this its safe to assume that the reports about the SAA advance inside the base are accurate.

Pro-government activists claimed that the SAA is planning to develop its counter attack and to advance around the base. Howe...


I'm Getting Scalded Here "IndyWatch Feed"

I wish there were any hope that I might wake up one morning and discover that Stupid has been vanquished from the Earth.

Some, such as Julia Cooper, 75, a semiretired nurse from Montgomery, said they were continuing to support [Roy] Moore because of the spiritual battle he was waging. She said that when she was a high school student in Camden, Ala., a man in his 20s or 30s came to her house to date her but she resisted his requests. Even at the age of 14, you could have walked away, she said of the accusers. If you want to get out, you can get out.

I know that that fine morning will never come, but the Stupid doesn't have to be this prevalent and pronounced and politically ascendant.


Casual Observation "IndyWatch Feed"

One more reason to hate the Cowboys. As if you needed one.


Trump to Be Hit With a Legal Tidal Wave "IndyWatch Feed"

Former Bush speechwriter Michael Gerson makes some good points.

I spent part of my convalescence from a recent illness reading some of the comprehensive timelines of the Russia investigation In all of this, there is a spectacular accumulation of lies. Lies on disclosure forms. Lies at confirmation hearings. Lies on Twitter. Lies in the White House briefing room. Lies to the FBI. Self-protective lies by the attorney general. Blocking and tackling lies by Vice President Pence. This is, with a few exceptions, a group of people for whom truth, political honor, ethics and integrity mean nothing.

What are the implications? President Trump and others in his administration are about to be hit by a legal tidal wave. We look at the Russia scandal and see lies. A skilled prosecutor sees leverage. People caught in criminal violations make more cooperative witnesses. Robert S. Mueller III and his A-team of investigators have plenty of stupidity and venality to work with. They are investigating an administration riven by internal hatreds also the prosecutors friend. And Trump has already alienated many potential allies in a public contest between himself and Mueller. A number of elected Republicans, particularly in the Senate, would watch this showdown with popcorn.

If you havent already, you should set aside some time to read about the blockbuster from NBC News and Reuters on the astounding criminality surrounding the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower project in Panama City. The people involved in selling those units for Trump have been accused and in several cases convicted of everything from pimping to working in the human slave trade to kidnapping to laundering money for South American drug kingpins. This, all in a project that Trump set aside to be Ivankas baby- her introduction to the real estate game. Many of these people were Russians and the same is true of their customers, who in most cases never occupied the properties they bought with their dirty money.

During a recent visit by NBC News, the Trump Ocean Club appeared to be largely empty, with virtually no one in the restaurants at night. The hallways were consistently empty. The lights were of...

Flynn and Papadopoulos on FBI Radar at Same Time "IndyWatch Feed"

When Donald Trump met with the Washington Post editorial board on March 21st, 2016, he named five people as his foreign policy advisers.

Walid Phares, who you probably know, PhD, adviser to the House of Representatives caucus, and counter-terrorism expert; Carter Page, PhD; George Papadopoulos, hes an energy and oil consultant, excellent guy; the Honorable Joe Schmitz, [former] inspector general at the Department of Defense; [retired] Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg; and I have quite a few more. But thats a group of some of the people that we are dealing with. We have many other people in different aspects of what we do, but thats a representative group.

Of the five, only Keith Kellogg landed a job with the administration. He briefly served as interim National Security Adviser after Michael Flynn resigned, and now he serves as the Executive Secretary and Chief of Staff of the National Security Council.

We know why Carter Page didnt make the cut. His travels to Moscow and meetings with Kremlin-connected characters brought immediate suspicion and a FISA warrant to monitor his future movements. He resigned from the campaign in September. Joe Schimtz was briefly considered for Secretary of the Navy, as least according to the less than reliable Daily Caller. That obviously did not work out. Im not sure why Walid Phares didnt earn some kind of role, but its the case of George Papadopoulos that puzzled me the most.

After all, he seemed on track:

Earlier this year, as Trump prepared for his inauguration, Papadopoulos boasted to the reporters that he had Trumps ear, was on the transition team and that Trump had written him a blank check for whatever position in the administration he wanted.

In fact, on the morning of Inauguration Day, Papadopoulos and Reince Priebus had a meeting with Gr...


US Senators endorse renewing NSA's most controversial spying powers "IndyWatch Feed World"

Senators are pushing to reauthorize some of the US Intelligence agencies' most sweeping and controversial spying abilities exposed by whistleblower Edward Snowden with some token 'improvements' as privacy advocates are already crying foul. Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) introduced the Liberty Act bill which will reauthorize the controversial Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. This gives US intelligence agencies permission to spy on and store internet metadata and communications of foreign people living outside the US, along with communications of US citizens which get "swept up" in the data collection. This data can then be searched at a later date without a warrant. The authorization for the George W Bush-era program is set to expire on December 31 if Congress doesn't renew it. The Liberty Act would extend Section 702 for six years, with a number of small improvements. The bill will "enhance accountability, and increase protections for queries of Section 702 metadata, among other important reforms," the senators said.


Accident over Rothschilds Manor, was Jacob involved? "IndyWatch Feed World"

Either a Rothschild was in the air or a very close family friend.

says a leading London nightly

A plume of smoke was seen over the woodland shortly after the two aircraft came down
A plume of smoke was seen over the woodland shortly after the two aircraft came down 




Heres The Most Insane Media Reactions To The Allegations Against Sen. Al Franken "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

After a news anchor accused Sen. Al Franken (D-Minnesota) of sexually assaulting her in 2006, some of those in the press have reacted rather bizarrely. Heres a list of the most insane responses yet.

Mock Groping

MSNBCs coverage of the photo of Franken leaning in to grab Leeann Tweedens breasts without her consent as she sleeps was, shall we say, interesting. Kasie Hunt described the incident as Franken mock groping Tweeden. Watch.

Apparently thats because, in MSNBCs mind, the intention behind the unwanted grope matters.

Hes Good At Saying Sorry

MSNBCs Joy Reid gave Franken a pass because his apology seemed sincere.

An apology doesnt change what he chose to do.

If Al Franken Gets Expelled, A Lot Of Other Creepy Democrats Will Have To Go, Too

Kate Harding, a feminist who studies rape culture, wrote over at The Washington Post that expelling Franken from his Senate seat over these allegations would be a bad idea because hes not the only pervert in the De...


Kevin MacDonald Is Intellectually Dishonest - Veterans Today "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

Cowards die may times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once. Julius Caesar, William Shakespeare by Jonas E. Alexis   Daniel J. Flynn rightly wrote in Intellectual Morons: How Ideology Makes Smart People Fall for Stupid Ideas that When ideology is your guide, youre bound to get lost. Ideology deludes, inspires []


The CBO Determines Which Bills Get Passed Based on Biased and Inaccurate Projections Its Time to Abolish the CBO! "IndyWatch Feed"

Guest post by Joe Hoft

Congress allows the CBO, a non elected government body, to determine what bills become law based on the CBOs politically biased and inaccurate projections Its time to Abolish the CBO!

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) states that 

Since 1975, CBO has produced independent analyses of budgetary and economic issues to support the Congressional budget process. Each year, the agencys economists and budget analysts produce dozens of reports and hundreds of cost estimates for proposed legislation.

CBO is strictly nonpartisan; conducts objective, impartial analysis; and hires its employees solely on the basis of professional competence without regard to political affiliation. CBO does not make policy recommendations, and each report and cost estimate summarizes the methodology underlying the analysis. Learn more about CBOs commitment to objectivity and transparency.

CBOs work follows processes specified in the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 (which established the agency) or developed by the agency in concert with the House and Senate Budget Committees and the Congressional leadership.

Based on bills that CBO has rated over the past decade (e.g. Obamacare), the CBO is clearly not independent, objective or transparent.

Forbes reported that the CBO blew it with Obamacare in a number of ways.  They projected it would be solvent over 10 years:

CBO projected that the exchanges would be stable by now with more than twice as many enrollees as they currently have, rather than suffering from severe adverse selection in most states as they now are. Second, CBO projected that the ACA Medicaid expansion would be much smaller and less expensive than it has turned out to be.

Now this

The CBO determined that the GOP tax plan will add $1.7 trillion in deficit increases over the next 10 years.  This information is being used by Democrats as a political weapon to vote against the tax bill that will be the biggest boom to Ame...


Media Silent as Fed Committee Quietly Passes Act Allowing Warrantless Searches "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

forwardThe USA Liberty Actwhich is the opposite of its namesakehas moved forward in Congress with overwhelming support from the House Judiciary Committee.


Central Bankers Met In New York For Ripple Event; Ripples CEO Believes Adoption Is Inevitable "IndyWatch Feed Economics"

Central Bankers Met In New York For Ripple Event; Ripples CEO Believes Adoption Is Inevitable from Coinivore Ripple worked recently on a blockchain distributed ledger trial with the Bank of England after earlier this month hosting officials from more than...

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Sedena nos enga, dice padre de militar desaparecido hace ms de 2 aos "IndyWatch Feed Noramerica"

La familia del soldado Leonardo Velasco inform que el joven desapareci de la base militar ubicada en Orizaba, Veracruz, y aunque autoridades castrenses dijeron que lo buscaran, no fue as.Regeneracin, 19 de noviembre de 2017.- Leonardo Velasco es un soldado que desapareci hace ms de dos aos en circunstancias poco claras. Su familia asegura que, []

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BBCs Corbin sidesteps prime issues in Balfour reports part one "IndyWatch Feed War"

The BBCs extensive Balfour Declaration centenary coverage included two contributions from Jane Corbin: a filmed programme first aired on BBC Two on October 31st under the title The Balfour Declaration: The Promise to the Holy Land (available for a limited period of time in the UK here, transcript here) and a written article that appeared on the same day in the features section of the BBC News websites Middle East page under the headline The Balfour Declaration: My ancestors hand in history....


Turkish regime bans all LGBTQ expressions "IndyWatch Feed World"

2016 LGBTQ protest in Istanbul, Turkey, against ban on a Transgender Pride the day before. EPA photo

Translated from Dutch NOS TV:

All LGBT events in Ankara are banned

Today, 14:02

In Ankara, all LGBT events have been banned indefinitely. The governor of the city says that many residents of the Turkish capital are disturbed by expressions of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people.

How many residents exactly, Mr Governor? I suspect mainly just one resident: right-wing President Erdogan, who had his expensive presidential palace built in Ankara illegally.

The ban also includes theater performances, film screenings, exhibitions and panel discussions. On Wednesday, a gay film festival in Ankara had already been banned

Homosexuality is not punishable in Turkey However, homosexuals are often faced with hostility and discrimination.

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Robert Steele: War in the Middle East A strategic survey of possibilities, winners, losers "IndyWatch Feed War"

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War in the Middle East

A strategic survey of possibilities, winners, losers

Iran Is Not the Enemy

It is obvious to everyone that Israel and Goldman Sachs want war in the Middle East Israel to continue its long-held strategic focus on Balkanizing and impoverishing all other countries a divide and conquer at any cost strategy[1] Goldman Sachs because it made bad bets on the future of oil and a broad war in the Middle East is the only way of pushing oil from $57 to $100 and perhaps even if it is a nuclear war $200 and even by some accounts, $300.[2]

Not so obvious is what I believe to be a side deal between President Donald Trump, President Vladimir Putin, and General Secretary Xi Jinping, re-affirmed in Viet-Nam this week, to wage peace. Benjamin Fulford has written about this recently with a sufficiency of inside sources. The three bosses are not going...


Slow-moving meteor fireball caught on camera over Florida? "IndyWatch Feed World"

People across Florida saw what appeared to be a large fireball lingering in the western sky Saturday night. Many recorded the slow-falling celestial object on their phones and shared the video with FOX 13, looking for guidance on what it might have been. FOX 13 Meteorologist Tyler Eliasen say it was possibly the setting sun hitting the contrail from a large jet just right.


[WATCH] Fourth Woman Accuses San Diego Sheriffs Deputy of Sex Assault "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

SAN DIEGO On Friday, a fourth woman came forward with disturbing allegations of sexual assault by a San Diego County Sheriffs Deputy. The woman said Deputy Richard Fischer groped

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ISIS Threatens Christmas Attack on Vatican Posts Image of Beheaded Pope Francis "IndyWatch Feed"

The Islamic State posted photos last week showing a suicide bomber driving towards St. Peters Square on Christmas.

A pro-ISIS propaganda channel called Wafa Media made the threat through a poster depicting a vehicle attack, according to the Site Intelligence Group.

ISIS is threatening a Christmas attack on the Vatican.

On Saturday ISIS posted an image of Pope Francis beheaded.

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Israeli Police Question Netanyahu for the Sixth Time in Corruption Investigation "IndyWatch Feed War"

 NOVEMBER 19, 2017 16:30

It is allowed according to the law to receive gifts from friends, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the Knesset in January.

Netanyahu and Milchan

Netanyahu and Milchan. (photo credit:REUTERS)

Police interrogators from the Lahav 433 unit arrived at the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday afternoon to question him over his involvement in police cases 1000 and 2000.

This is the sixth round of questioning for the prime minister in these police cases, and it comes only ten days after the last round.

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Police reportedly complained that they didnt have enough time for the last session earlier this month, and that this round of questioning meant to...


Israel uses families as pawns to pressure Palestinians into exile through foreign spouse visas "IndyWatch Feed World"

Like many young married couples across the world, Claire and her husband have a five-year-plan. But instead of their main concern being how to deal with the imminent arrival of their first child, Claire's family is facing the very real possibility of expulsion and exile. Like scores of other foreigners married to Palestinians in the occupied territory, Claire - whose name has been changed to protect her identity, like all other women interviewed for this article - has struggled to navigate the labyrinthine Israeli bureaucratic process to obtain the necessary paperwork to reside in the West Bank with her husband. While foreign spouses, both Arab and non-Arab, have long described the process as opaque, the situation has worsened for Western spouses since 2016 with more and more women and men being denied visas, leading many to fear for the fate of their families amid ever-increasing Israeli policies targeting both Palestinians and foreigners standing in solidarity with the Palestinian cause.


Against Thanksgiving "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

What the hell do I mean I'm against Thanksgiving? Can't I find something worse to be against? How about famine, cholera, war, slavery, rape, murder, torture, environmental collapse, refugee crises, evil heartless lying scheming governments, oil spills, slick propaganda, mass incarceration, entrenched apathy, bigotry, greed, or sadism?


Freedom of Expression: Just How Much Is Too Much? - Veterans Today "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

Article 19, of the Indian Constitution guarantees to all its citizens, the freedom of speech and expression. Oops! Am I defining limits? Then I must be wrong! Because each and every citizen of India, expressing his or her point of view vociferously in a globalist, post post-modernist, social media turn of age hardly cares about boundaries. In []


Mossad Agent Sentenced to Death: Whos Targeting Irans Nuclear Scientists? - Veterans Today "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

Editors note: Killings began after Jared Cohen toured Iran.  Cohen now heads the regime change machine, Jigsaw, funded by Israeli controlled tech giants.  They shudda asked us. The killings of Iranian nuclear scientists have prompted political analysts to assume during an interview with Sputnik that Israel could have been behind the sabotage of Tehrans atomic []


Oswald killer Jack Ruby told FBI informant to 'watch the fireworks' the day JFK was shot "IndyWatch Feed World"

Freshly released FBI records show that Jack Ruby, the man who killed Lee Harvey Oswald, asked an FBI informant if he wanted to "watch the fireworks" just hours before President John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963. The document, which was among 10,744 files released by the National Archive on Friday, outlines what an FBI informant told officials about Ruby, hinting that the nightclub owner may have known that Kennedy was going to be targeted. In March 1977, nearly 14 years after JFK's assassination, the chief of the intelligence division of the Internal Revenue Service, Robert J. Potrykus, hand delivered a letter to the agent Ted L. Gunderson of the FBI's Dallas office which outlined that Ruby telephoned the informant on the morning of the fatal shooting of the president and asked him if he wanted to go to watch the presidential parade. "The informant stated that on the morning of the assassination, Ruby contacted him and asked if he would 'like to watch the fireworks,'" the letter reads. "He was with Jack Ruby and standing at the corner of the Postal Annex Building facing the Texas School Book Depository Building at the time of the shooting. Immediately after the shooting, Ruby left and headed toward the area of the Dallas Morning News Building."


Ex-NFL Star Takes Stand Against National Anthem Protests "IndyWatch Feed"

He played for the USFL for Trump. That was before Trump became a racist and white supremacist and hung out a lot with black people. Via NY Post: Herschel Walker, the ex-NFL luminary, is firing on all cylinders for Americas military heroes and first responders hot on the heels of his recent criticism of []


[WATCH] Lawsuit Says Sheriff is to Blame in Handcuffed Womans Beating "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. The beating of a handcuffed woman by a Jacksonville police officer that caught national attention last year has spurred a lawsuit that the womans attorney said will

The post [WATCH] Lawsuit Says Sheriff is to Blame in Handcuffed Womans Beating appeared first on Filming Cops.


Lavender Files 25. "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

Route 69 is a great title, especially for back in the day, but thats one of the worst examples of cover art I have ever seen. You can start critiquing, and youll still be there an hour or two later.


A Perfect Storm for Silver Steve St Angelo (Video) "IndyWatch Feed Economics"

A Perfect Storm for Silver Steve St Angelo Video Silver Fortune An interview with Steve St. Angelo of the SRS Rocco Report. This includes discussion about precious metals, the energy sector, and a potentially groundbreaking project that Steve...

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Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province Could incite hatred "IndyWatch Feed War"


AFP/File | Homosexuality has been legal since the creation of the modern Turkish republic in 1923 under founding leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

ISTANBUL (AFP)  Turkish authorities on Sunday announced a ban on all LGBTI cultural events in Ankara province until further notice to maintain public order.The move follows a ban on a festival of German-language gay films in the capital on Thursday, imposed on the grounds it could incite hatred and be at risk from terror attacks.

Since (Saturday) 18 November and until further notice, all film and theatre events, screenings, panels, colloquium, exhibitions, etc have been banned, the Ankara adminstration said on its website.

It argues that LGBTI events are likely to provoke reactions within certain segments of society and has issued the ban to maintain public order.

But organisers of Thursdays film festival wanted authorities to instead offer greater protection, denouncing the move as a violation of their constitutional rights.

The announcement will fuel concern amongst LGBTI activists in Turkey that their right to freedom of expression is being curtailed under the Islamic-rooted government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Homosexuality has been legal since the creation of the modern Turkish republic in 1923, and was also legalised in the Ottoman Empire from the mid-nineteenth century.

However, LGBTI individuals in the country frequently complain of mistreatment including harassment, abuse and rape as well as animosity.

The annual gay pride rally in Istanbul once a hugely popular event has been blocked by authorities for three years in a row also on security grounds.

Activists accuse the government of banning such events in a bid to impose a conservative morality on the hugely diverse country. But authorities insist they are acting to protect citizens safety.

Earlier this month, Erdogan was outraged at the existence of a quota for gays on a neighbourhood committee, saying it was at odds with the nations values.



Palestine warns if its DC office is shut down then US is disqualified to mediate peace talks "IndyWatch Feed World"

The reported US intention to shut down the Palestinian office in Washington "disqualifies" America as mediator between Israel and Palestine, a spokesman for the Arab nation's leader has said. The move could undermine the entire peace process, he warned. In response to reports suggesting that the US State Department is about to shut down the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) office in Washington, which acts as the nation's diplomatic mission in the US capital, the Palestinian president's spokesman said the move could damage US relations throughout the Middle East. Having called the reported decision "unprecedented in the history of US-Palestinian relations," Mahmoud Abbas' spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh said it "could have serious consequences on the peace process and US-Arab relations," Palestine News Agency WAFA reported Saturday.


Shallow 6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes near New Caledonia "IndyWatch Feed World"

The quake struck this morning about 45 miles east of the Tadine, in the Loyalty Islands. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported the tremor at 8:25 pm in the evening, or 9.25am 25 GMT, at a shallow depth of 13km (8 miles). The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said in a statement that a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami was not expected and there was no tsunami threat to Hawaii. The quake was initially recorded as 6.6 magnitude, but is now being reported as 6.4.


The Road to the NBA through Grand Rapids for Two American Indian Basketball Players "IndyWatch Feed 1stpeople"

Derek Willis, left with Bronson Koenig, right

Published November 19, 2017

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN Derek Willis and Bronson Koenig have some things in common. Both graduated from college with distinguished careers with the dream to play professional basketball. Both are American Indians: Willis is Southern Arapahoe, Pawnee and Creek; Koenig is a tribal citizen of the Ho-Chunk Nation.

And, both now play for the Grand Rapids Drive, a NBA G League team, affiliated with the Detroit Pistons.

On Saturday night, the Grand Rapids Drive hosted the Canton Charge. The game went into overtime, with the Drive losing 107-104.

Derek Willis sports an American Indian headdress on his left shoulder.


Bronson Koenig signed with the Grand Rapids Drive on November 8, 2017.




Radiative Heat Transfer by CO2 or whats the quality of your radiation? "IndyWatch Feed Enviro"

Note: This is a contentious subject, and I have often shied away from it because it often erupts in food fights. However, Mr. Gill is making a good-faith effort here, and asks some relevant questions that I consider worth discussing. His original essay was sans graphics, and Ive added two relevant graphics to aid in


German parties at pain threshold on immigration in coalition talks Seeking a humane and ordered immigration policy "IndyWatch Feed War"

BERLIN (Reuters) Germanys would-be coalition partners appeared to be stalled over the thorny issue of immigration policy on Sunday despite inching closer to agreement on other major sticking points including climate policy.

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Leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Angela Merkel arrives at the Baden-Wuerttemberg State Representation office for exploratory talks about forming a new coalition government in Berlin, Germany, November 19, 2017. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

An awkward alliance with the pro-business Free Democrats and the Greens would allow Chancellor Angela Merkel to govern for a fourth term after her conservatives lost votes in Septembers election to the far right.

However the three-way combination is untested at national level. With negotiations running deep into overtime, leaders are urging each other to make painful compromises in order to bind parties that are ideologically far apart into a stable government for Europes largest economy.

A self-imposed deadline of Thursday for wrapping up exploratory talks passed without agreement, but negotiators said the Greens welcomed a Sunday offer to boost wind generation and shutter 7 gigawatts of dirty coal generation capacity.

(Parties) cannot go in with maximal demands, said Greens co-leader Cem Ozdemir. They have to be prepared, out of responsibility, or call it patriotism, to move and we have done that in every area, right up to the pain threshold.

While snags remain on taxes and public finances, the trickiest sticking point concerns immigration, where Merkels arch-conservative allies in Bavarias Christian Social Union (CSU) insist on capping new arrivals at 200,000 a year.

The left-leaning Greens have opposed a cap, but appeared wi...


A Beginners Guide to the Unrecognized Villages of Israel "IndyWatch Feed World"

(FPIF)  Its no secret that there is an occupation happening in and around Israel.

Most people agree that the West Bank and Gaza Strip have been occupied since 1967. Much less thought and literature is dedicated to the treatment of Palestinians living inside modern-day Israel proper. I decided to head over there and see for myself.

It is commonly believed that Palestinian citizens of Israel officially known as Arab Israelis enjoy full equality in the Jewish State. There are Arab members of parliament, the Arab population in Israel has been growing steadily for decades, and the Arab cultural scene is thriving in places like Haifa. While all of these statements are true, Palestinians insist that occupation still exists inside the state of Israel, and nowhere is that fact more apparent than in the unrecognized Bedouin villages of the Negev desert.

Before the creation of modern Israel, the Negev desert, which constitutes the southern half of the country, was almost entirely populated by Arab Bedouins. Nearly 90 percent fled during the Nakba of 1948. 11,000 Bedouins remained, a population which has now grown to over 200,000.

Of the Bedouins still living in the Negev, half live in government-designated towns and cities, much like Native reservations in the United States, and the other half live in unrecognized villages. The Bedouin are Israeli citizens, but because their villages arent formally recognized by the state, they have no access to state services including water, electricity, telephones, sewage systems, and roads.

Today, the unrecognized villages of the Negev desert have the highest unemployment and poverty rates in Israel. I visited three villages to understand the effect of occupation.Beer Sheva is the largest city in the Negev desert. It is home to 205,000 people, about 10 percent of whom are Palestinian citizens of Israel.

Originally founded in 4,000 BCE, Beer Sheva has been at times a Bedouin encampment, part of the Ottoman Empire, and now, the fourth most populous metropolitan center in Israel. It is a thriving college town, a growing tech hub, and interestingly, the chess capital of the world...


Redwings, nuthatch at cemetery "IndyWatch Feed World"

This video is about redwings.

Today, I went to the cemetery. I saw at lest ten redwings there.

Nuthatch sound.

Wood pigeons and magpies.


Map Update: Syrian Troops Restoring Control Over Al-Bukamal, Advancing In Euphrates Valley "IndyWatch Feed War"

According to pro-government sources, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies have restored control over the cityof al-Bukamal near the border with Iraq and advanced against ISIS in the Euphrates Valley.

The SAA, Hezbollah and their allies are now working to secure the captured areas in al-Bukamal. A large part of ISIS members had reportedly withdrawn from the area.

Map Update: Syrian Troops Restoring Control Over Al-Bukamal, Advancing In Euphrates Valley

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Video and Photo Evidence Now Even Easier to Fake and Fabricate "IndyWatch Feed World"

November 20th, 2017 By Makia Freeman Contributing writer for Wake Up World Photo and video evidence has been relied on in academia, science, courts of law and elsewhere to prove or refute facts and theories but those days are coming to an end. We live in an historic era. Technological advances in the realm of []


Mugabe given until noon Monday to quit as President of Zimbabwe "IndyWatch Feed War"


HARARE (Reuters) Zimbabwes ruling party fired Robert Mugabe as its leader on Sunday and gave the 93-year-old less than 24 hours to quit as head of state or face impeachment, an attempt to force a peaceful end to his 37 years in power after a de facto coup.

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FILE PHOTO: Zimbabwes President Robert Mugabe (right) and His wife Grace

Mugabe, the only leader Zimbabwe has known since independence from Britain in 1980, was replaced by Emmerson Mnangagwa, the deputy he sacked this month, a senior party official told a news conference.

In scenes unthinkable just a week ago, the announcement was met by cheers from the 200 ZANU-PF delegates packed into the partys Harare headquarters to seal the fate of Mugabe, whose support has crumbled in the four days since the army seized power.

Mugabes 52-year-old wife Grace, who had harbored ambitions of succeeding her husband, was also expelled from the party, along with at least three cabinet ministers who had formed the backbone of her G40 political faction.

Speaking before the meeting, war veterans leader Chris Mutsvangwa said Mugabe was running out of time to negotiate his departure and should leave the country while he could.

Hes trying to bargain for a dignified exit, he said.

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Military vehicles and soldiers patrol the streets in Harare, Zimbabwe, November 15,2017

He then followed up wit...


How Syrian-Nuke Evidence Was Faked "IndyWatch Feed"

Exclusive: In joining Israel and the White House selling military intervention in Syria, the CIA and international inspectors hid key evidence that would undermine the case, says Gareth Porter in a second part of a two-part series. By Gareth Porter


Sputnik: Russian Artillery and Missile Forces Day: Over 600 Years on Guard of Safety - Veterans Today "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

Russia marks its annual Missile Forces and Artillery Day on Sunday, November 19. According to the Ministry of Defense, since 2012, 4,000 modern missile and artillery systems have been delivered to the army, making Russia the world leader in terms of these type of weapons. MOSCOW (Sputnik)  The commemorative day was established by the May 31 2006, executive []


Amazons Last Mile: Unprotected Workers "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

By Bryan Menegus for Gizmodo. In terms of size, efficiency, and ruthlessness, Amazon has few equals. The least publicly accountable of the big tech companiesGoogle, Apple, and Facebook face considerably greater scrutinyAmazons stock is one of the most valuable on the market, its among the fastest-growing companies in the United States. Atop its vast empire, CEO Jeff Bezos commands the single largest personal fortune on the planet. Estimates place Amazon as the recipient of approximately one third of all dollars spent online. Control over the manufacture, storage, sales, and shipping of an extraordinarily diverse set of products has led the company to expand into film and TV production, web hosting, publishing, groceries, fashion, space travel, wind farms, and soon, pharmaceuticals, to name just a few.


Zimbabwes Mugabe Clings to Power as He Is Fired as Party Leader "IndyWatch Feed War"

President Robert Mugabe remains under house arrest amid growing calls to step aside as Zimbabwes leader

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Updated Nov. 19, 2017 8:05 a.m. ET

HARARE, ZimbabwePresident Robert Mugabe was expelled from the ruling party he has led for more than four decades on Sunday, party officials said, piling pressure on the 93-year-old to relinquish power.

Five days after tanks rolled into Zimbabwes capital to take control of the Southern African country, Mr. Mugabe has resisted calls to step down as president, even as the support from his party crumbles. Analysts said that unless Mr. Mugabe agrees to step aside, parliament would likely move to impeach him in the coming days.



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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been dismissed as head of the ruling Zanu-PF party and replaced by the deputy he sacked earlier this month. Emmerson Mnangawa will take over as leader of the party, Chris Mutsvangwa, the chairman of the Zimbabwe War Veterans Association confirmed. Mr Mutsvangwa also said the party was beginning the process to remove Mr Mugabe as President of Zimbabwe....


Weekly Review And Open Thread 2017-42 "IndyWatch Feed"

Last week's posts on Moon of Alabama: Nov 13 - Yemen - Having Lost The War Saudis Try Genocide - Media Complicit No progress has been made towards lifting or breaking the total Saudi blockade. There are new rumors of...


Undercounting the Civilian Dead "IndyWatch Feed"

During the war on terror, the U.S. government has understated the number of civilians killed (all the better to manage positive perceptions back home). But a new report underscores the truth, says ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar. By Paul R.


Utopian fantasies vs. a better world "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

Utopian fantasies vs. a better world

What happened to the Republic? Democracy happened

By Jon Rappoport

When you come to the subject of who should fix things, the government or private individuals, you could throw up your hands and confess that neither choice works, in which case youre left with a terminal disease, and a fine excuse for doing nothing; or you could refer back to the principles of the Republic, and understand why the Founders put chains on government, and you might a find a clue for navigating out of the maze. (The Underground, Jon Rappoport)

This piece is for anyone who can understand itbut its also for THE ENTREPRENEUR, who in his soul wants to do something large and bright and radical and successful, to turn the tide of human affairs in an enormously good direction and, yes, still make a substantial profit.

And no, the universe doesnt rule out those two motives existing side by side.

The United States was created as a Republic.

That meant severely limited central government.


Because the Founders knew the long experience of Europe: overarching tyrannies; bloated kings emboldened with the doctrine of divine right to rule; theocracies; gigantic theft of land; force, coercion; slavery.

The new 18th century American central government, through enumerated powers and checks and balances, had to be limited and even hamstrung.

On that basis, individual freedom would be maximized.

That was the whole point of a Republic.

The individual would be free to do whatever he wanted to, as long as he didnt interfere with the life and liberty of others.


However, in order for a Republic to have a chance of success, the population would have to remain small. A Republic is not for an enormous population. The people are too remote from the federal center of power.

And there needed to be a population of moral people, who understood basic rights and wrongs, beyond legislation and law.

As the American population swelled, there should have been many Republics founded on this continent. Unfortunately, that never happened.

Instead, men in and around central government conspired to multiply their own power through a variety of means, thus creating monopolies of great strength, in government and business and money.

And gradually, these men and their descendants came to see they could foist a grand illusion on the people: they could promote the idea that the peoples wishes were paramount and should be served at all times.

Thus arrived D...


Hillary Defends Al Franken He Doesnt Need To Resign, He Is My Friend (AUDIO) "IndyWatch Feed"

Guest post by Michael LaChance at American Lookout:

Hillary Clinton came to Al Frankens defense during a radio interview yesterday. She said that her friend Franken is doing all the right things in the wake of his scandal and that he doesnt need to resign.

From the New York Daily News:

When it comes to allegations of sexual misconduct, Hillary Clinton sees a clear difference between Democrats and Republicans.

The former secretary of state chatted with WABC radio host Rita Cosby in a sweeping Friday afternoon interview centered on sexual impropriety in politics, fielding questions about GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore, President Trump, her husband and Democratic Sen. Al Franken.

Hes a good friend of mine and I deeply regret what he did. Theres no excuse for his behavior but he has called for an investigation and apologized to the woman involved, Clinton said. Look at the contrast between Al Franken, accepting responsibility, apologizing, and Roy Moore and Donald Trump who have done neither.

She is such a hypocrite. If Franken was a Republican, she would be the loudest voice in the nation calling for his resignation.

Maybe she could spend a little more time trying to accept the results of the election and less time opining on current events.

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6 de cada 10 adolescentes realizan actividades riesgosas en la red "IndyWatch Feed Noramerica"

Aceptar a desconocidos y conversar con ellos, dejar activo el GPS y publicar informacin personal o ver contenido sexual explcito, son algunas de las actividades riesgosas que practican los adolescentes mexicanos. Regeneracin, 19 de noviembre de 2017.- Un estudio de la organizacin civil Guardianes, revel que, publicar en Twitter fotografas e informacin personal, aceptar a desconocidos []

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Experts discuss warning signs of eruption at Yellowstone super volcano "IndyWatch Feed Tech"

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Experts discuss warning signs of eruption at Yellowstone super volcano



Dark cloud over future force with current strain on troops, says DoDs top personnel official "IndyWatch Feed Tech"

A new survey is worrying the leader of DoDs personnel and readiness office about how the military will recruit in the future.


Is Satire Fakenews? How Fact-Checkers Peddle Snake-Oil "IndyWatch Feed Economics"

Is Satire Fakenews? How Fact-Checkers Peddle Snake-Oil from Moon of Alabama Since the issues of alleged fake news and Russian influence have cropped up, several media institutions highlight their public fact-checkers. Social media companies hire them to filter fake...

The post Is Satire Fakenews? How Fact-Checkers Peddle Snake-Oil appeared first on The Daily Coin.


The Daily Bird #535. "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

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C. Ford.


Will Trump's Penchant For Making Enemies Kill Ryan's Tax Scam Bill In The Senate? "IndyWatch Feed"

Writing last week for Time, Nash Jenkins reported how 4 Republican senators are talking privately about how they can't support the bill because it balloons the national debt. They could shut the whole thing down.
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake and Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford are among the four-- enough to stop a bill that can only spare two Republican defections-- who have concerns about a tax reform bill that was estimated to hike the deficit by $1.5 trillion over 10 years. The other two senators have not publicly confirmed their concerns.


The Big Changes So Far For The Linux 4.15 Kernel - Half Million New Lines Of Code So Far "IndyWatch Feed Tech"

We are now through week one of two for the merge window of the Linux 4.15 kernel...


#NomoreTitle IX : Kangaroo courts continue to cause strife as students deface Martin Luther King Jr. chapel to protest 'rape culture' "IndyWatch Feed World"

Vigilante mob publishes every name accused of sexual assault, too All-male Morehouse College and all-female Spelman College are sibling schools under the historically black Atlanta University Center Consortium, along with Clark Atlanta University. They are also the joint subject of a two-year-old Title IX investigation at the U.S. Department of Education, initiated by a Spelman student who said a Morehouse student sexually assaulted her.


Japanese boat crashes into US Navy destroyer in Pacific Fleet's fifth collision this year "IndyWatch Feed World"

A US Navy destroyer has collided with a Japanese tugboat in Sagami Bay, off the east coast of Japan, making it the fifth such incident involving the Pacific Fleet this year. An official statement from the US Navy's 7th Fleet said the tugboat lost its propulsion and drifted into the USS Benfold on Saturday, sustaining minor damage. "No one was injured on either vessel and Benfold sustained minimal damage, including scrapes on its side, pending a full damage assessment," the statement read. The USS Benfold remains at sea while the Japanese boat was towed to a port in Yokosuka. The Navy said that the incident would be investigated.


Pentagon lies about killing Iraqi civilians "IndyWatch Feed World"

This video from the USA says about itself:

Report: US Kills 31x More Iraqi Civilians Than Pentagon Claims

18 November 2017

Whenever the Pentagon gives its official estimate of civilians theyve killed, go ahead and multiply that by about THIRTY-ONE. John Iadarola, Ben Mankiewicz, and Michael Shure, hosts of The Young Turks, discuss.

The Pentagon claims that its air war against ISIS is one of the most accurate in history and that it is so careful in who it targets that the 14,000 US airstrikes in Iraq have killed just 89 civilians.

It turns out that the militarys assertion is a stunning underestimation of the true human cost of Washingtons three-year-old war against ISIS. An 18-month-long investigation by the New York Times has found that the US-led military coalition is killing civilians in Iraq at a rate 31 times higher than its admitting.

It is at such a distance from official claims that, in terms of civilian deaths, this may be the least transparent war in recent American history, Azmat Khan and Anand Gopal report.

From April 2016 to June 2017, Khan and Gopal...


'The President is gone': Zimbabwe ruling party votes to oust Mugabe "IndyWatch Feed World"

Initial media reports about Mugabe's ouster were confusing: While the country's ruling party had voted to expel him, several sources quoted by western media outlets said the vote was only the trigger to start the process of removing Mugabe, and that he is still technically president of Zimbabwe. Fortunately, the ruling Zanu-PF party have issued a quick clarification: Mugabe - who has obstinately refused to officially abdicate in accordance with the military's demands - has until noon tomorrow to resign. If he doesn't, he will be impeached.


Fire Captain concludes recent California fires caused by directed energy weapon "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

A highly decorated Fire Captain has now come forth with his professional opinion regarding the recent California fires and how they started

(INTELLIHUB) Fire Captain John Lord speaks out about the recent California wildfires and explains how the fires could not have been created naturally.

The fires spread to over 16 locations and even crossed an eight-lane highway before burning down an entire Kmart store in just hours. Cars were found melted. Houses were found dustified.

Sound familiar?

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How Ceasefire Has Changed This Organizer And Baltimore "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

By Lisa Snowden-McCray for Baltimore Beat. Baltimore, MD - Just a few days after the second 72-hour Baltimore Ceasefire weekend, which ran from Nov. 3-5, Erricka Bridgeford and I are sitting in her car in her old Rosemont neighborhood escaping the cold and rain. She has a bit of a cough and shes just off a speaking engagement at the Community College of Baltimore Countys Essex campus, but Bridgeford has gamely agreed to take a few moments to share her thoughts about the second ceasefire, meant to pause the violence in the city and connect with and create community.


No podemos vivir en paz y libres mientras los autores materiales e intelectuales sigan libres, dicen Las Abejas de Acteal a relatora de la ONU "IndyWatch Feed Noramerica"

Victoria Lucia Tauli Corpuz
Relatora Especial sobre los Derechos de los Pueblos Indgenas

Respetable seora Victoria,

Mi nombre es Guadalupe Vsquez Luna, tengo de 30 aos de edad y el 22 de diciembre de 1997, perd a 9 integrantes mi familia, incluido mi padre y mi madre, aquel da en que los paramilitares pristas atacaron mi comunidad.

Este 22 de diciembre cumplen 20 aos de la Masacre de Acteal, en donde paramilitares pristas y cardenistas entrenados y armados y entrenados por el Ejrcito Mexicano en el marco de la estrategia contrainsurgente diseada dentro del Plan de Campaa Chiapas 94, ese da masacraron a 45 personas, entre ellas 4 que an no nacan. La mayora eran nias, nios y mujeres.

La Masacre de Acteal es un mensaje del Estado mexicano hacia las comunidades indgenas y a los movimientos sociales que luchan contra un sistema de gobierno entreguista, represor, que desprecia y que no respeta a los pueblos indgenas como sujetos de su propia historia y de derecho en un pas en donde la democracia, la libertad y la soberana son meros discursos.

Esta Masacre no cabe duda de que es un crimen de Estado, aunque el mismo gobierno mexicano encabezado en ese entonces por Ernesto Zedilo Ponde de Len, dijo a travs del Libro Blanco elaborado por la Procuradura General de la Repblica (PGR) que Acteal fue causa de un conflicto intra o inter comunitario. Siendo que nuestro verdadero delito es luchar por la paz y la justicia.

Hay muchas pruebas de cmo el Estado mexicano no quiso evitar la Masacre, porque meses antes estuvimos denunciando pblicamente y presentamos denuncias formales ante la Sub Procuradura de Justicia Indgena con sede en San Cristbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, encabezado por el lic. David Gmez Hernndez sobre los hechos previos a la Masacre de Acteal. Adems varios periodistas locales y nacionales dieron a conocer de una posible tragedia en el municipio de Chenalh, sin que el Estado mexicano interviniera. As mismo, 15 das antes de la Masacre el periodista Ricardo Rocha realiz un reportaje sobre la situacin de los desplazados forzados y el conflicto en Chenalh cometida por los paramilitares, el cual lo transmiti en una televisora con audiencia a nivel nacional, pero, Ernesto Zedillo lo calific como un mero montaje.

Los responsables de la masacre de Acteal son funcionarios del gobierno de alto nivel como el mismo Presidente de la Repblica, el Secretario de la Defensa Nacional, el Secretario de Gobernacin, el Gobernador de Chiapas, la polica estatal, los agentes del ministerio pblico, el a...


LiAngelo Balls Father Suggests Trump Had Little To Do With UCLA Basketball Players Release From China "IndyWatch Feed"

Wannabe @Lakers coach, BIG MOUTH @Lavarbigballer knows if it werent for President @realDonaldTrump, his son would be in China for a long, long, long time! #FACT Dan Scavino Jr. (@DanScavino) November 18, 2017 Send the son back to China to face the music. Via KTLA: Days after President Donald Trump touted his role []


Robert Mugabe Removed From Power in Zimbabwe by Military Coup "IndyWatch Feed Tech"

Zimbabwe awaits news on Mugabe's future

Zimbabweans are waiting to see what steps the military will take next after seizing control of the country. President Robert Mugabe is said to be under house arrest but the whereabouts of his wife Grace, who was bidding to succeed him as president, are unknown.

South African ministers have been in the capital Harare meeting the army and political parties. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) regional bloc will hold emergency talks on Thursday.

President Mugabe, 93, has been in control of Zimbabwe since it gained independence from Britain in 1980. But the power struggle over who might succeed him, between Mrs Mugabe and her rival former vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa, has split the ruling Zanu-PF party in recent months.

More about Zimbabwe and former President Robert Mugabe.

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CNN: Zimbabwe: Talks underway to form transitional government, source says
NYT editorial: For Zimbabwe, a Coup Isn't the Answer

Extras from BBC: Zimbabwe: Did Robert Mugabe finally go too far? - BBC News
Zimbabwe latest: How can you tell if a coup is happening?

Update: 'Mugabe Must Go': Thousands in Zimbabwe Rally Against Leader
Zimbabwe: Zanu-PF leaders meeting to decide Mugabe future
Pressure weighs on Mugabe to quit after mass protests

Update 2: Zanu-PF has removed Mugabe as party leader, and he may be impeached if he does not resign the Presidency by Monday.

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Kuwait Airways is not obliged to transport Israeli passengers ! "IndyWatch Feed World"

above~Very short take off on runway 23 for Kuwait City via Frankfurt!



Arrogance: Saudi Arabia fails to hurt Hezbollah with Hariri gambit, but pushes on "IndyWatch Feed World"

Riyadh's attempt to assert control in Lebanon and open up a new front against Hezbollah and Iran has brought little return, but substantial reputational damage. But does Saudi Arabia even care about playing geopolitical chess, or does it just want to fling pieces at its adversaries? The road trip-slash-conspiracy thriller that began with Saad Hariri's surprise resignation as Lebanese Prime Minister from Saudi Arabia on November 4 is by no means over: Perhaps Emmanuel Macron will help Hariri hold on to his position by mediating the crisis in Paris this weekend, or maybe the trip to France is merely the beginning of his exile. And even if Hariri does return to Beirut to the embrace of sympathetic locals, victimhood is not always the easiest route to retaining power.


Israel to shut migrant centre and deport Africans "IndyWatch Feed War"


AFP/File | A file picture shows African migrants gathering before their release from the Holot detention centre in Israels Negev desert, on August 25, 2015

JERUSALEM (AFP)  Israels cabinet voted on Sunday to close a migrant detention centre, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced an agreement to deport 40,000 Africans who entered the country illegally.Ministers unanimously approved plans to shutter the Holot centre in southern Israel and gave migrants a three-month deadline to leave the country or face deportation, said the interior and public security ministries.

The infiltrators will have the option to be imprisoned or leave the country, the public security ministry said in a statement.

Israeli official figures from June 30 show a total of 38,043 African migrants in the country.

They include 27,494 Eritreans and 7,869 Sudanese, and their presence in south Tel Aviv has raised discontent among Israelis there and elsewhere.

Speaking ahead of Sundays vote, Netanyahu noted that after building a fence on the Egyptian border and deporting some 20,000 African migrants through various deals, Israel has reached the third stage of its efforts accelerated removal.

This removal is taking place thanks to an international agreement I reached that enables us to remove the 40,000 infiltrators remaining, remove them without their consent, he told ministers.

This will enable us to close down Holot and allocate some of the large funds going there to inspectors and removing more people, said Netanyahu.

Holot, an open facility in the desert that can host 1,200 migrants who are allowed to leave to work during the day, would be closed three months from December 16, according to the decision.

A public security ministry spokesman said an extension to that deadline would be set if necessary.

Ahead of the vote, Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said Holot had become a hotel for infiltrators at the tax-payers expense that does not encourage their exit and costs 240 million shekels ($68 million, 58 million euros) a year.

In a Twitter statement, Erdan however stressed the closure of Holot was conditioned on us seeing that the policy of removing infiltrators to a third country was indeed taking place.

Neither Erdan nor Netanyahu gave details about the deal and the third country.



Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain thinks its great that in 70 years there wont be any more white people "IndyWatch Feed"

Anthony Bourdain is a celebrity chef who has a show on CNN (Parts Unknown) and on Food Network (No Reservations) that feature celebrity guest stars who often dont have anything to do with food. What Bourdain does on his shows Continue reading


Syrian army and allies retake Albu Kamal from IS: Military source "IndyWatch Feed War"


Albu Kamal has changed hands several times, with Assad forces announcing the capture of the town earlier this month


Philip Hammond actually claimed "there are no unemployed people" "IndyWatch Feed Europe"

Just imagine the mainstream media reaction if the shadow chancellor John McDonnell or anyone else from Labour had made a claim as ridiculous as there supposedly being no unemployed people in Britain. 

But that's exactly what the Tory Chancellor Philip Hammond did on the Andrew Marr Show.

We all remember the festival of hate that was aimed at Diane Abbott after she got her numbers horribly jumbled up during the general election, but at least she never made a claim as ludicrous as there being no unemployment at all.

Anyone who pays the remotest attention to politics must be well aware of the tricks and scams the Tories use to rig the unemployment figures like unemployed people forced to do unpaid "workfare" work being classed as employed, people working just a few hours a week on Zero Hours Contracts but still on benefits being classed as employed, people hit with draconian benefits sanctions not being classe...


Peacekeeping Is No Job For Ordinary Soldiers "IndyWatch Feed Nthamerica"

By Rick Salutin in Rabble. Peacekeeping always seems like a good idea at the time, then it tends to go awry. It did right from the start when Canada's Lester B. Pearson proposed a UN force to resolve tensions in the Mideast in 1956, after Britain, France and Israel invaded Egypt. Pearson got the Stanley Cup -- I mean, the Nobel Peace Prize -- for it, and probably became prime minister as a result six years later. Even that didn't go smoothly. Pearson wanted Canadian troops as part of the force but the Egyptians gagged when they heard names like the Queen's Own Rifles and Princess Patricia Light Infantry, with a little Union Jack on the then-Canadian flag, the Royal ensign. They'd just been blasted by Royal British bombs.


Seasonal tourism in Greece takes toll on more than 98K jobs "IndyWatch Feed Europe"

The seasonal character of Greek tourism has taken a toll on employment rates for October with 92,132 new job openings in April the start of the tourist season translating into 98,420 lost jobs in October, marking the end of the season. In the meantime, six in 10 new recruitments are low-paying, part-time or

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Freak hailstorm injures dozens and destroys 50 homes in Zimbabwe "IndyWatch Feed World"

Apocalyptic hailstorm destroys 50 houses and injures dozens in Zimbabwe on November 15, 2017. Sometimes mother nature is passive aggressive, throwing a horrifying curve ball out of the clear blue sky. Something that you could never see coming. Something that you probably didn't even know was possible. On Nov. 15th, more than 10 people were injured and rushed to Mpilo Central Hospital after their homes collapsed following an apocalyptic night hailstorm that left 50 families homeless in Emthunzini suburb on the outskirts of Bulawayo in Zimbabwe. The 1-hour-long hailstorm also destroyed properties in Pumula South and Nkulumane suburbs, with the roofs of some houses being blown away. A real disaster! The hailstorm started just after 9PM and lasted approximately one hour. First came the strong winds, then loud noises from the outside. Before residents started to understand what was going on, the doors and roofs were blown away and the walls started shaking and bricks started falling. 50 houses were completely annilihated, had crumbled down, leaving 50 families homeless. The apocalyptic situation was worsened by power outages.


Perspective on the Gold/Oil Ratio, Macro Fundamentals and a Gold Sector Bottom "IndyWatch Feed Economics"

Perspective on the Gold/Oil Ratio, Macro Fundamentals and a Gold Sector Bottom By: Gary Tanashian  Market Oracle This was going to be part of an NFTRH update, but I decided to make it public, as well have plenty of other...

The post Perspective on the Gold/Oil Ratio, Macro Fundamentals and a Gold Sector Bottom appeared first on The Daily Coin.


The Arab nation is on the retreat The Iranians have effectively overtaken four Arab capitals; the Russians rule the Syrian coastline "IndyWatch Feed War"

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 NOVEMBER 19, 2017 02:10


Its that time of history again.

FOREIGN MINISTERS Sergei Lavrov (C) of Russia, Walid al-Muallem (L) of Syria and Mohammad Javad Zari

FOREIGN MINISTERS Sergei Lavrov (C) of Russia, Walid al-Muallem (L) of Syria and Mohammad Javad Zarif of Iran attend a news conference in Moscow in April.. (photo credit:REUTERS)

Its that time of history again.

Climb up the road abutting the Golan Heights southern ledge, opposite Jordans northwestern edge, and admire the Yarmuk Rivers cliffy banks, where a bridge blown up by Palmach commandos in 1946 still hangs crippled to this day, disused like the Damascus-Medina railway it once served.

Here, a short hike away from the Syrian civil wars antagonists; several miles from Deraa, the town where the anti-Assad revolt erupted, and from the biblical Edrei, where the Israelites faced off with Og the king of Bashan a vast Arabian army dealt the Byzantine Empire in 636 CE the defeat that broke Islams path into the Christian Anatolia that now is Turkey, and...


Risk of civilisations collapse by 2040 "IndyWatch Feed War"

Scientific model supported by UK Government Taskforce flags risk of civilisations collapse by 2040

by Nafeez Ahmed



Jonestown survivor recalls brainwashing, blackmail & mass suicide (AUDIO) "IndyWatch Feed World"

Sprung from a church in 1950s Indiana, the People's Temple was hailed by its charismatic founder Reverend Jim Jones as a vehicle for a utopia called Jonestown, where solidarity could thrive, sickness be cured, and the ills of the world left at the door. But on November 18, 1978, the church became a conduit for murder and mass suicide when in Guyana, South America, the American preacher marshalled hundreds of his followers to drink Kool-Aid laced with cyanide.


World Economic Forum migration top dog: terrorism homegrown issue not linked to Muslim migrants "IndyWatch Feed War"

Somali Muslim migrant Mohammad Barry in February 2016 stabbed multiple patrons at a restaurant owned by an Israeli Arab Christian; Ahmad Khan Rahami, an Afghan Muslim migrant, in September 2016 set off bombs in New York City and New Jersey; Arcan Cetin, a Turkish Muslim migrant, in September 2016 murdered five people in a mall []


Reportback: Fascist Provocations Against Anti-Fascist Demo in #Barcelona "IndyWatch Feed War"

During yesterdays anti-fascist demonstration in Barcelona, Catalonia, fascists again and again provoked the demonstration and threatened anti-fascists. The demonstration against the increasing number of violent fascist attacks on the Catalan territory was applauded by some neighbours, others joined the demonstration.


Image: Fascist provocating the anti-fascist demonstration in Barcelona on November 18.

Published by Enough is Enough.

Note: Enough is Enough is not organizing any of  these events, we are publishing this text for people across the US and Europe to be able to see what is going on and for documentation only.

Read all our reports about Catalonia; here.

Reportback: Fascist Provocations Against Anti-Fascist Demo in Barcelona



Veterans Today: Revisionist History The Incredibly Evil Khazarian Mafia Behind Pearl Harbor Attack (Part II) "IndyWatch Feed War"

The Incredibly Evil Khazarian Mafia Behind Pearl Harbor Attack (Part II)

What we now know, eternally grateful to the uncovering and publishing of the real story, is that no amount of good will, no amount of concession on the part of the Japanese government in 1941, would deter Franklin Roosevelt and his Jewish power brokers from the drive to war with Japan.


Turkish officials ban all LGBTI events in Ankara to protect 'public security' "IndyWatch Feed War"


Ban applies to all LGBTI film screenings, theatres, panels and exhibitions inside Ankara


Pentagon Staying In Syria, As Expected, Even Though ISIS Defeated. "IndyWatch Feed War"

As if  "defeating" ISIS was ever the purpose for the US being in Syria??
The intent of the US to occupy Syria has been mentioned repeatedly here:

Flashback: July 19/2017 US Increases Military Posts in Kurd Annexed Syria: Vindicated Again

Flashback:June 29/2017-  US eyes arms for Kurdish YPG fighters in Syria even after Raqqas fall

Annexation/Occupation Forces for Syria
Destabilization for Turkey
"US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday left open the possibility of longer-term assistance to the Kurdish Peoples Protection Units (YPG) in Syria, saying the US may need to supply them weapons and equipment even after the capture of Raqqa from ISIS.
Flashback: March 2017:  Double Standards and Lies: Splitting Syria for Greater Kurdistan
Quoting myself from the March post "The Americans fully intend to become occupiers-"

Quite certain I could go back farther still to demonstrate just how long I've been reporting on the US intent to stay on as occupiers in Syria..

National Petroleum/War Making Radio

"But the recapture of ISIS-held territory in Iraq and Syria is only a partial win for U.S. policy. After seven years of civil war, the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad remains in power. The other U.S. objectives the end of the Assad regime, a new Syrian constitution and democratic elections remain unfulfilled.

Despite the defeat of ISIS, Defense Secretary James Mattis told reporters this week that U.S. fo...


FOSDEM 2018 Will Be Hosting A Wayland / Mesa / Mir / X.Org Developer Room "IndyWatch Feed Tech"

This year at the FOSDEM open-source/Linux event in Brussels there wasn't the usual "X.Org dev room" as it's long been referred to, but for 2018, Luc Verhaegen is stepping back up to the plate and organizing this mini graphics/X.Org developer event within FOSDEM...

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