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  • 84,000 Yellow Vest protesters take to the streets riot beside Napoleon's tomb in Paris [tr]

    01/20/2019 2:25:23 AM PST · by C19fan · 2 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 19, 2019 | Danyal Hussain and Peter Allen
    A bank was attacked, a government building was vandalised and rioting broke out next to Napoleon Bonaparte's tomb as 84,000 anti-government Yellow Vests demonstrated all over France for the 10th weekend in a row. Protesters threw firecrackers, bottles and stones at police who used tear gas, water cannon, flash ball guns and baton charges to push them back at Les Invalides, where the body of the former French emperor and military leader lies in a sarcophagus underneath a golden dome. According to official figures, the biggest demonstration on Saturday occurred in the southern city of Toulouse, where around 10,000 people...
  • Meng Hongwei: Wife of ex-Interpol chief seeks France asylum

    01/20/2019 1:08:44 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 2 replies
    BBC ^ | January 18, 2019
    The wife of Meng Hongwei, the Interpol president held in China since September, has sought asylum in France for herself and her twin children. Grace Meng and the seven-year-olds live in Lyon, the international police agency's headquarters. Meng Hongwei disappeared during a visit to China. In October the Chinese authorities said Mr Meng was being investigated over suspected bribe-taking. His wife and children are under police protection, having received threats. Quoted by France Inter radio on Friday, she said, "I fear they will kidnap me."
  • Entire Bokina [sic] Faso Prime minster and carbinate [sic] resign from Government

    01/19/2019 10:48:01 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | January 19, 2019 | Cimbol Gists
  • France Latest: Act 10 Of The Yellow Vests Draws Large Crowds To Paris.....More Tomorrow

    01/19/2019 6:49:56 PM PST · by Nextrush · 6 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/19/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    A record crowd of 10-thousand protesters in Toulouse, France today as the Yellow Vests protests continued. Protesters focusing on violence against them committed by police with their tear gas and flash ball rounds causing well over one thousand injuries in the last two months or so of protest. "Castaner the butcher, mutilated France" was the shout from the crowd in Toulouse calling out the name of Interior Minister Christophe Castaner. In Bourg-en-Bresse, France the police officers carrying weapons firing flashballs were quipped with cameras. The official national estimate from the government is 84-thousand, which is exactly the number it reported...
  • European Court Upholds Removal of Children From Home Schooling

    01/19/2019 5:41:27 PM PST · by marshmallow · 18 replies
    Religion Clause ^ | 1/16/19 | Howard Friedman
    In Wunderlich v. Germany, (ECHR, Jan. 10, 2019), the European Court of Human Rights in a Chamber Judgment upheld Germany's three-week removal of four children from their parents' home after the parents insisted on home schooling them and refused to send them to state schools. The court held that there was no violation of Art. 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (Right to Respect for Private and Family Life). the Court said in part: The Court finds that the enforcement of compulsory school attendance, to prevent social isolation of the applicants’ children and ensure their integration into society,...
  • Live from France: Yellow Vests x 10 weeks (it's big)

    01/19/2019 3:59:28 AM PST · by JonPreston · 25 replies
    Y'tube ^ | 1/19/2019 | Y'tube
    10th straight week. This is big and it isn't limited to Paris. Macron is in trouble.
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Saturday 1/19/2019 Newsdump Edition

    01/19/2019 5:30:20 AM PST · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/19/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    President Trump says there will be a major announcement at 3pm Eastern time in the US regarding the situation on the nation's southern border and partial government shutdown..... ..the "New York Times" reports that the Democrats have added one billion dollars in "border-related" spending to their budget plan... The President welcomed the right hand man of North Korea's ruler Kim Jong-un at the White House Friday and it was announced that there will be a second summit meeting between Kim and President Trump in weeks.... Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke received an 81 month sentence Friday after his...
  • Act 10 Of The Yellow Vests Protests In France

    01/19/2019 1:04:30 AM PST · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/18/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    (LATEST NEWS AT BOTTOM OF POST) (215 AM EASTERN, 815 AM IN PARIS) Another day and perhaps another weekend of protest in Paris as Act 10 of the Yellow Vests gets underway. Social media has spoken of the notion of protests both days this weekend but a major theme is "Back to Paris" and that's one of the numerous places in France where protests are expected today. Places for protest to name a few Marseille, Bordeaux, Dijon, Clermont-Ferrand and the list goes on.......
  • Frenchman jailed for 6 months for attempting to organize Yellow Vest protest

    01/18/2019 5:18:05 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 14 replies
    RT ^ | 1/18/19
    A 28-year-old Frenchman has been sentenced to six months in jail after he published a Facebook post attempting to organize a ‘Yellow Vest’ blockade of a local petrol refinery, according to local reports. Hedi Martin was arrested in Port-La Nouvelle, southern France on January 3, shortly after publishing the post on Facebook, la Dépêche reports. In his post, Martin called for a ‘Yellow Vest’ blockade of the petrol refinery in the coastal town, urging people to “stand up to the CRS [riot police],” according to WSWS. State prosecutors noted video footage of Martin on his Facebook page at several Yellow...
  • Europe's patience with Iran wears thin, tiptoes toward Trump

    01/18/2019 1:06:03 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 17 replies
    Reuters ^ | January 18, 2019 | by Robin Emmott, John Irish
    BRUSSELS/PARIS - In Tehran on Jan. 8 during a meeting with European envoys, Iranian officials abruptly stood up, walked out and slammed the door in an extraordinary break with protocol. The next day, the European Union imposed its first sanctions on Iran since world powers agreed the 2015 Vienna nuclear arms control deal with Tehran. The sanctions were largely symbolic but the stormy meeting encapsulated the unexpected shift in European diplomacy since the end of last year. Smaller, more dovish EU countries have joined France and Britain in a harder stance on Tehran, including considering new economic sanctions, diplomats say....
  • US Oil Boom Is Defying Expectations, Experts Say

    01/18/2019 12:51:59 PM PST · by rktman · 33 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 1/18/2019 | Jason Hopkins
    The United States is expected to churn out far more oil in 2019 than what international analysts originally forecasted. The International Energy Agency, a Paris-based organization that helps coordinate energy policies for industrial countries, released its latest oil market report Friday, noting exceptional numbers for the U.S. fossil fuel industry. The agency reported U.S. oil production is expected to rise by 1.3 million barrels a day in 2019. While this number is lower than the record-smashing 2.1 million increase producers enjoyed in 2018, it’s more than double what the IEA initially expected to see in 2019. The forecast illustrates the...
  • Yellow Vest protestor shot in back of the head by French police, leaving him with brain injuries

    01/18/2019 1:12:58 PM PST · by Snickering Hound · 92 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1-17-19 | Leslie Eastman
    A fireman who joined France's Yellow Vest protest movement is in a coma after being shot in the head 'like a rabbit' by a police officer using a controversial flash ball gun. Horrific images show Olivier Beziade, a father-of-three in his 30s, lying on the floor in Bordeaux on Saturday after being hit from behind. He is wearing one of the high-visibility motoring jackets from which the Yellow Vests get their name.
  • What They're Not Telling You About the Yellow Vests

    01/18/2019 10:36:16 AM PST · by TheTimeOfMan · 31 replies
    youtube.com ^ | jan 9 2019 | Paul Joseph Watson
    The left despises the working class
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 1/18/2019

    01/18/2019 3:46:23 AM PST · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/17/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    When you have a President of the United States who has a close friend named Vince McMahon, you can expect a good fight show....... A top North Korean official carrying a note from that country's ruler Kim Jong-un has arrived in Washington for a meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo..... Twenty were killed and dozens injured in a car bomb attack in Colombia's capital Bogota Thursday........ Act 50 of the European UnUUnion treaty invoked for Brexit explicitly states that if there is no deal to withdrawal a member nation can leave without one..... "Back to Paris" is the...
  • UNI FIREBALL Lyon University explosion – Massive fireball rips through campus building in France...

    01/17/2019 6:49:16 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 11 replies
    Workmen carrying out roof repairs at the LyonTech-la Doua campus, where 22,000 mainly science students are based, are thought to have accidentally started the blaze. ‘The explosions happened inside the Science Library shortly after 9am,’ said a spokesman for the local prefecture. ‘Sealing work was in progress on the roof the building, and this is how the fire started. An evacuation is underway.’ Speaking just after 10am local time, the spokesman added: ‘At the moment we are only aware of one person who is slightly injured.’
  • Could the Yellow Vests collapse the world’s debt-based economy and deal a death blow to globalism?

    01/17/2019 6:32:48 AM PST · by SleeperCatcher · 15 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 1/17/19 | J. D. Heyes
    After U.S. markets peaked in September nearly two years after Donald Trump’s victory came with the promise (and delivery) of pro-growth policies, investors got a scare in December when several factors combined with interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve to drive down indexes. The Dow Jones, Nasdaq, and the S&P 500 all finished the year lower than they were in September. Worse, there are predictions that 2019 could hit markets harder. Bank of America just polled 234 panelists who manage more than $645 billion in investments where they think global growth is heading over the next 12 months, and...
  • Macron and the Fall of France

    01/16/2019 1:43:59 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 24 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Doug Petrikat
    In an interview conducted in April 2018, Macron stated that due to explosive third-world population growth, Europe will be entering an age of unprecedented mass migration from Africa and that the people of the two continents have a shared destiny. He was referring to an estimate that within the next few decades, the number of Africans living in Europe will increase from nine million to as many as 200 million. The continent of Africa is larger than the U.S., China, Japan, India, and most of Europe combined and is rich in valuable natural resources. A more rational leader might have...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Wednesday 1/16/2019

    01/16/2019 5:27:02 AM PST · by Spiridon · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/16/2019 | Nextrush
    "A catastrophic failure of leadership @Theresa May. If she has any sense of honor she will resign" That is the tweet of "Mr. Brexit" Nigel Farage in face of Prime Minister Theresa May's huge defeat in the House of Commons..... Al-Shabab Islamic terrorists based in Somalia say they are behind the attack on a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya that killed at least 24 people including one US citizen.... In the African nation of Zimbabwe opposition Pastor Evan Mwarire is under arrest following three days of protest against rising fuel prices..... The Russian Interfax News Agency quotes its sources...
  • MACRON CRISIS: Desperate leader considers migrant quota as Yellow Vest protest rage on

    01/15/2019 4:26:37 PM PST · by Navy Patriot · 12 replies
    The Express (UK) ^ | January 15, 2019 | Romina McGuinness
    FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron has been branded “irresponsible” for suggesting the introduction of “annual quotas” on migration as a topic for part of the three-month national debate aimed at mollifying yellow vest protesters.In a sweeping letter to the French pubic, Mr Macron said he had heard the public’s anger and shared its impatience for a “more prosperous country and a fairer society”. He then mentioned the possibility of introducing annual immigration quotas, saying it would not apply to asylum status. He said: “As regards immigration, once our asylum obligations have been met, would you like us to be able to...
  • Yellow Vest protesters continue to assault journalists

    01/15/2019 4:37:09 PM PST · by Navy Patriot · 30 replies
    Columbia "Journalism" Review ^ | January 15, 2019 | Jon Allsop
    In late November, as the Gilets Jaunes—or Yellow Vests—protest movement took hold in France, Martin Goillandeau and Makana Eyre wrote for CJR that participants were harassing, and even assaulting, journalists. Since then, the protests have become a weekly occurrence. So, too, have threats against reporters. “The harassment and violence have got worse,” Eyre told me this morning. “I went to the Saturday protests in Paris to shoot photos and see how big it would get. This was the first time that I really felt nervous with my camera… I saw people interfering with broadcasts, shouting at media teams, and getting...