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  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 12/8/2019 The Pensacola Attack Update

    12/08/2019 8:46:42 PM PST · by Nextrush · 12 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/08/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    The Pensacola attack that killed three US sailors and wounded eight others including two members of law enforcement is still not being called an "act of terrorism" by either President Trump or Defense Secretary Mark Esper. US National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien also not flat out saying there was a terrorist attack but telling CBS..... The attack was called an "act of terrorism" by local Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz.... Information is leaking out of the investigation of the attack now firmly in the hand of the FBI. The FBI is saying it is operating: "with the presumption that this was...
  • People smuggler 'built fake Russia-Finland border posts'

    12/05/2019 1:21:19 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 10 replies
    bbc.com ^ | 4 December 2019 | BBC
    A man has been arrested in Russia for erecting fake border posts to trick four migrant workers into thinking they had entered Finland. After reaching the posts, the man left the group to wander alone in what they believed was the EU country - but was actually a swampy forest in Vyborg. After a while the four South Asian men were stopped by real border guards, who told them they were still in Russia. The "smuggler" had reportedly made them pay over €10,000 ($11,000) each.
  • Trump’s Openness Is Forcing A Stronger NATO And Europe

    12/03/2019 1:50:09 PM PST · by Liberty7732 · 9 replies
    The American people and the world are witnessing a revolution of openness brought on by none other than the frank, brusk, always to the point methods of President Trump. This was on full display this week as Trump held public press conferences with world leaders during the NATO meeting in London, and repeatedly had shockingly open and honest discussions — the things that have always been kept behind closed doors in the past, and then reported via leaks through a partisan media. Trump’s method forces difficult issues out into the light without the bias filter. With French President Emmanuel Macron,...
  • 'Circumcision ban will end Jewish communities in Europe'

    12/01/2019 9:13:25 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 79 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/12/19 | Yoni Kempinski
    Arutz Sheva spoke with Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, President of the Conference of European Rabbis (CER), at a gathering of its Standing Committee in Geneva, Switzerland. How more challenging and scary has being a Jew in Europe become? "It's very challenging, as an individual and as a community." You're referring to fears of anti-Semitism? "Yes. We witnessed an attack on Yom Kippur in eastern Germany, not ISIS - Neo-Nazis. In the last years, no Jews were killed by neo-Nazis in Europe. It's a whole new phenomenon." "We have problems today from the left and the right and the center. This is...
  • Trump administration to reduce NATO aid

    11/27/2019 5:49:00 PM PST · by Farcesensitive · 27 replies
    No Excerpt due to USA Today. Link: https://news.yahoo.com/trump-administration-reduce-nato-aid-215515120.html
  • Foreign Minister of Finland Soini visits Afghanistan

    11/20/2019 8:19:38 PM PST · by robowombat · 3 replies
    Foreign Minister Soini visits Afghanistan Press release 201/2016 26/10/2016 Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini visited Kabul and Mazar-e-Sharif in Afghanistan on 24–26 October 2016. The purpose of the visit was to learn about the effectiveness of civil and military crisis management operations and meet Finnish actors and Afghan political leaders. On the agenda were also meetings with leaders of the NATO Resolute Support Mission (RSM) and EUPOL and learning about the activities of the Embassy of Finland in the highly demanding operating environment. Finland's support to Afghanistan has been significant. At the moment the numbers of Finnish actors are...
  • Early DNA lineages from Finland shed light on the diverse origins of the contemporary population

    11/16/2019 11:01:59 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 59 replies
    Eurekalert! ^ | November 15, 2019 | University of Helsinki
    A new genetic study carried out at the University of Helsinki and the University of Turku demonstrates that, at the end of the Iron Age, Finland was inhabited by separate and differing populations, all of them influencing the gene pool of modern Finns. The study is so far the most extensive investigation of the ancient DNA of people inhabiting the region of Finland. In the study, genes were investigated from archaeological bone samples of more than one hundred individuals who lived between the 4th and 19th centuries AD. Most of the samples originated in the Iron Age and the Middle...
  • Finland: Leftist Muslim migrant politician admits he fabricated story (trunc)

    11/13/2019 4:36:27 PM PST · by robowombat · 12 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | NOV 13, 2019 3:00 PM | ROBERT SPENCER
    Finland: Leftist Muslim migrant politician admits he fabricated story about man who told him “go back to Somalia” NOV 13, 2019 3:00 PM BY ROBERT SPENCER 5 COMMENTS Here we go again. There are so few instances of actual “Islamophobia” that the victimhood narrative and hysteria surrounding Muslims in the West has to be constantly shored up with fake hate crimes. “Helsinki city councillor apologises for false story about abusive taxi passenger,” Yle, November 11, 2019: Social Democratic Party politician and Helsinki city councillor Abdirahim “Husu” Hussein has admitted to fabricating a story about removing a passenger from his taxi...
  • Pastor’s Wife Accused of ‘Incitement of Hatred’ Over Booklet ‘Male and Female He Created Them’

    11/06/2019 5:26:27 PM PST · by Faith Presses On · 26 replies
    Christiannews.net ^ | 11/5/19 | Heather Clark
    Full title: Finnish Politician, Pastor’s Wife Accused of ‘Incitement of Hatred’ Over Booklet ‘Male and Female He Created Them’ HELSINKI — A lawmaker and pastor’s wife in Finland who was already being probed by police over a social media post in which she questioned the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland’s partnership with a Helsinki Pride event is now also facing a preliminary “incitement” investigation over a booklet that she wrote 15 years ago entitled “Male and Female He Created Them.” The Office of the Prosecutor General of Finland issued a press release on Monday noting that while Päivi Räsänen’s 2004...
  • Energy companies turn to animal poo for clean power

    10/28/2019 4:53:29 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 31 replies
    france24.com ^ | 10/28/19 | AFP
    In the search for clean electricity, power companies in Finland are going green by way of brown, and have set their sights on a previously untapped energy source: animal dung. During this month's FEI World Cup showjumping qualifier at Helsinki International Horse Show, 100 tonnes of manure was loaded up and wheelbarrowed into two large containers before being carted away for incineration at the Järvenpää power plant. The 150 megawatts of energy generated is enough to power the whole four-day show, with some left over to heat homes in the Finnish capital, according to energy company Fortum which launched its...
  • Finland: Muslim men rape and beat their wives, threaten to kill them because they asked for divorce

    10/18/2019 11:11:39 AM PDT · by robowombat · 11 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | OCT 17, 2019 4:00 PM | ROBERT SPENCER
    Finland: Muslim men rape and beat their wives, threaten to kill them because they asked for divorce OCT 17, 2019 4:00 PM BY ROBERT SPENCER A worldwide culture of violence. But if you say anything about it. You’re the problem. Again: “Men have authority over women because Allah has made the one superior to the other, and because they spend their wealth to maintain them. Good women are obedient. They guard their unseen parts because Allah has guarded them. As for those from whom you fear disobedience, admonish them and send them to beds apart and beat them.” — Qur’an...
  • UK refuses to join EU arms ban on Turkey

    10/15/2019 8:17:38 AM PDT · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 13 replies
    euobserver ^ | October 15, 2019
    The UK will not join other European countries such as France, Germany, the Netherlands and Finland in halting selling arms to Turkey after its invasion in Syria, the Independent reports. The UK was initially also against an EU condemnation of Turkey's military attack, but later agreed to the EU's unanimous position. Because of the UK's refusal to a European arms ban, the EU agreed on stopping arms sales unilaterally.
  • Remarks by President Trump and President Niinistö of the Republic of Finland Before Bilateral

    10/02/2019 5:10:03 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 10 replies
    whitehouse.gov/ ^ | October 2, 2019 | Whitehouse
    Remarks by President Trump and President Niinistö of the Republic of Finland Before Bilateral Meeting Oval Office 12:08 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP: Well, thank you very much. It’s a great honor to have a man that’s become a friend of mine — we’ve gotten to know each other well — the President of Finland. And we have many things to discuss, including trade and military and purchases, and lots of different very exciting events. So we’ll have a long time together today. We’ll then be having lunch. And I think we’re going to be seeing the media right afterwards and...
  • Finnish president uses White House press conference to troll Donald Trump over trade and the...

    10/02/2019 2:58:40 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 27 replies
    dm ^ | 10/2/2019 | martosko
    President Sauli Niinistö of Finland played a passive-aggressive game with Donald Trump on Wednesday at the White House, peppering a joint press conference with jabs subtle enough to fly under his radar. Trump, preoccupied with spitting nails over House Democrats' latest impeachment development, hardly seemed to notice. Niinistö described his time browsing Washington's sprawling museums, noting the Smithsonian Institution's traditionalist American history collection and a ceremony he witnessed at Arlington National Cemetary. He also heaped praise on the National Museum of the American Indian and the still new-ish National Museum of African American History and Culture, spotlighting racial diversity and...
  • LIVE President Trump Participates in a Joint Press Conference with the President of Finland

    10/02/2019 11:09:32 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 108 replies
    President Trump Participates in a Joint Press Conference with the President of Finland
  • Finland attack: One dead and nine injured after 'student goes on rampage with sword'

    10/01/2019 5:05:43 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 26 replies
    The Express (UK) ^ | October 1 | Joey Millar
    Police have confirmed a violent event at Kuopio Savo vocational school in Herman shopping centre. One person died in the incident in the eastern Finnish city of Kuopio on Tuesday, police said. They said nine others, including the attacker, had been hurt.
  • Brexit: UK has 12 days to set out plans - Finnish PM (Current EU presidency)

    09/20/2019 1:14:06 AM PDT · by Cronos · 35 replies
    BBC ^ | 19 September 2019 | BBC
    Boris Johnson has 12 days to set out his Brexit plans to the EU, according to Finland's prime minister. Antti Rinne said he and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed the UK needed to produce the proposals in writing by the end of September, adding if not, "then it's over". Finland currently holds the EU's rotating presidency. A Downing Street source said: "We will continue negotiating and put forward proposals at the appropriate time." Mr Johnson has said a deal is possible at a crucial summit of EU leaders on 17 October, but he has insisted Brexit will happen by the...
  • Police Investigate Politician Posting Bible Quotes [Finland]

    09/12/2019 5:48:35 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 9/11/19 | David Nussman
    Christian politician speaks out on LGBT agendaA politician in Finland is being investigated by police for quoting the Bible. Päivi Räsänen is a member of Finland's parliament and former party chairwoman of the Christian Democrats. In June, she took to social media expressing outrage about the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland supporting gay pride month. Quoting St. Paul to the Romans, she said, "God gave them up to degrading passions. ... Men committed shameless acts with men," adding, "How can the church's doctrinal foundation, the Bible, be compatible with the lifting up of shame and sin as a subject of...
  • Where did all the babies go? Falling birth rates imperil our future

    09/07/2019 7:58:01 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 71 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 09/07/19 | PASI KUOPPAMÄKI
    Nordic countries top many global comparisons of wellbeing and equality. Raising kids while both parents work full time is relatively easy today; economic uncertainty and unemployment, which may cause people to postpone having and raising kids, have retreated during recent boom years. Yet, fertility has been falling in all Nordic countries. At the lower end, the total fertility rate fell to 1.43 percent in Finland in 2018, leaving scientists and politicians scratching their heads. The fertility rate measures the average number of children a woman will have in her lifetime, and a fertility rate this low has a significant impact...
  • Christian Politician Under Police Investigation for Sharing Bible Verse on Facebook (Finland)

    09/06/2019 5:44:03 PM PDT · by Morgana · 15 replies
    Faithwire ^ | SEPT. 6, 2019 | Will Maule
    A Christian politician from Finland has come under fire for sharing scripture on Facebook. Interview: Christian Politician Investigated for Posting Bible Verse Speaks Out, Says ‘We Must Obey God Rather Than Man’ Christian Democratic MP Päivi Räsänen called out the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland for its participation in the Helsinki Pride events back in June, sharing a passage from Romans 1 to prove her point. “How can the church’s doctrinal foundation, the Bible, be compatible with the lifting up of shame and sin as a subject of pride?” the politician asked. As a result of this robust remark, Finnish...