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  • Epic – First Lady Melania Trump Selected “Clinton China Service”, Previously Stolen by Bill and

    04/25/2018 10:32:40 PM PDT · by bitt · 1 replies
    CONSERVATIVE TREEHOUSE ^ | 4/25/2018 | SUNDANCE
    This is far too epic-worthy not to achieve a bit more attention. Twitter handle IWillRedPillYou did a little digging on the more nuanced aspects from last night’s State Dinner, held by President Trump and Melania Trump to honor French President Macron and Brigitte Macron, and discovered a hilarious detail: “Get this: The China (dinette set) Trump Ordered Used Tuesday Night for the Macron Dinner? Same China Bill and Hillary Clinton STOLE from the White House and Were Forced to Return (Dead Serious – Trump = Master Troll)” [Tweet Link]
  • We May Hit Russian Systems in Syria, Israel Says After Threats of 'Catastrophic Consequences'

    04/25/2018 9:47:41 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 17 replies
    haaretz.com ^ | April 25, 2018 | Haaretz and Reuters
    Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Tuesday that Israel may strike the Russian-made S-300 anti-aircraft defense systems in Syria if they are used against Israel. "One thing should be clear - if someone fires on our planes, we will destroy them," Lieberman said in an interview with the Israeli website Ynet. "What's important to us is that the weapons defense systems that the Russians transfer to Syria are not used against us. If they are used against us, we will act against them."
  • U.S. attorney general tiptoes around Russia probe at hearing

    04/25/2018 9:22:47 PM PDT · by bitt · 19 replies
    reuters.com ^ | 4/25/2018 | sarah n. lynch
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Questions about President Donald Trump and the investigation into whether his 2016 election campaign colluded with Russia overshadowed a Senate hearing on Wednesday with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has been a frequent target of Trump’s wrath. Sessions was the sole witness at the hearing on the Justice Department’s proposed 2019 budget, where Democrats repeatedly drew the spotlight to the Russia probe. In ways that could keep Trump’s fury in check, Sessions delicately navigated questions on recusals, pardons and even the possible firing of high-ranking officials. Sessions would not say if he had recused himself, or...
  • If You Want To Stop Liberal Bullying, Start By Telling Them To Buzz Off

    04/25/2018 9:17:41 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 26, 2018 | Kurt Schlichter
    Well, not “buzz.” But you get the point. We are experiencing an epidemic of liberals trying to push us around. And, since life is really just high school, except with older and stupider people, schoolyard rules apply. So when someone tries to bully, you smack him. Hard. Right in the Pelosi. That's what we need to do the liberals when they form their creepy little social media lynch mobs. This nonsense about cowering and apologizing and begging for forgiveness from these petty tyrants needs to stop. Besides being undignified and shameful, submission just encourages them. Take whoever Shania Twain...
  • Test missile launched from Southern California coast

    04/25/2018 9:03:20 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 3 replies
    Bakersfield.com ^ | 4/25/2018 | staff
    VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force has successfully launched an intercontinental ballistic missile in the latest test on the Southern California coast. The unarmed Minuteman 3 missile was launched Wednesday morning from Vandenberg Air Force Base. It was the first such test this year. The most recent was last August. A launch planned for February was postponed. The Air Force says the test was to check the readiness, effectiveness and accuracy of the weapons system. Minuteman missiles are regularly tested with launches from Vandenberg that send unarmed re-entry vehicles to a target area in the...
  • The Latest: Syrians who 'staged' attack to visit OPCW

    04/25/2018 9:01:45 PM PDT · by WisconsinRep · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 25, 2018 | AP
    Russian diplomats are planning to bring a group of Syrians to the international chemical weapons watchdog who the Russians claim were filmed in "staged videos" of an alleged chemical attack on the town of Douma earlier this month. Russian Embassy spokesman Mikhail Sobolev said Wednesday that about 15 Syrians will attend a meeting at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on Thursday to brief member states. The OPCW, which has sent a team of inspectors to Syria to investigate the alleged attack, had no immediate comment. The event is part of an ongoing clash of narratives between the...
  • Galaxy pile-up set to radically change notions about the early universe

    04/25/2018 8:56:42 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 10 replies
    In effect, astronomers have been able to look back in time to when the universe was about a tenth its current age and have recorded the formation of a galactic protocluster, a precursor to the type of enormous galaxy clusters that are the largest-known objects in today's universe. Designated as SPT2349-56, the protocluster has a mass about 10 trillion times greater than our sun and according to conventional wisdom should not have existed until much later in the universe's formation. It was observed from the Atacama telescope array in Chile. Astrophysicist Scott Chapman of Dalhousie University in Canada said: "We...
  • Insight: Indian helicopter dreams produce nightmares

    04/25/2018 8:56:07 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 1 replies
    SHEPHARD ^ | 25th April 2018 | Gordon Arthur
    The Indian military’s seemingly endless pursuit of new helicopters is a sorry tale of woe for both the armed forces and for foreign OEMs wanting to cash in on this large market. Attempting to make sense of where current requirements are at, Shephard spoke to a number of helicopter companies at DefExpo 2018 earlier this month and was told of five major requirements. First is the Naval Utility Helicopter (NUH) project, where 111 aircraft to be built under the ‘Make in India’ policy are needed for the Indian Navy (IN). The NUH is a 4.5-5t intermediate-class helicopter, and an RfI...
  • China tests stealth ‘invisibility cloaks’ on regular fighter jets

    04/25/2018 8:51:13 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 9 replies
    South China Morning Post ^ | Tuesday, 24 April, 2018 | Stephen Chen
    China is testing an “invisibility cloak” on non-stealth military jets to help them evade radar detection, according to scientists involved in the project. If successful, the technology could quickly boost the combat strength of the jets, the researchers say. But others say the technology was difficult to mass produce, limited to a small range of radar bandwidths and would need to be combined with other devices to be truly effective. The technology involves the use of a “metamaterial”, a fabricated layer comprising microscopic structures similar to integrated circuits. The metamaterial can alter the way radio waves bounce off its surface...
  • Eurofighter doubts U.S. will use nuclear certification to tilt German jets bid

    04/25/2018 8:38:19 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 6 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 25, 2018 | Andrea Shalal
    BERLIN (Reuters) - The head of Eurofighter on Wednesday said he did not expect the United States to slow certification of the European fighter’s ability to carry nuclear weapons as a way to influence a competition to replace Germany’s aging 90 Tornado jets. The Eurofighter is a joint project between British defense group BAE, European airplane maker Airbus and Italy’s Leonardo. Airbus and Eurofighter on Tuesday submitted six binders of information to the German defense ministry, which has said it will prioritize a European fighter, but has also asked for information about the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet and Boeing...
  • Congressmen Drops 50 Page BOMB on Bobby Mueller, Dems FREAK!

    04/25/2018 8:21:21 PM PDT · by deks · 63 replies
    Constitution ^ | April 25, 2018 | Andrew West
    The report begins with this statement: "Robert Mueller has a long and sordid history of illicitly targeting innocent people that is a stain upon the legacy of American jurisprudence. He lacks the judgment and credibility to lead the prosecution of anyone." “What I have accumulated here is absolutely shocking upon the realization that Mueller’s disreputable, twisted history speaks to the character of the man placed in a position to attempt to legalize a coup against a lawfully elected President,” writes GOP Congressman Louie Gohmert. Gohmert is referring to the exhaustive expose he just released called: Robert Mueller: Unmasked. [linked in...
  • Bavaria orders Christian crosses to be hung at the entrance of ALL government buildings

    04/25/2018 8:09:10 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 16 replies
    Bavaria has ordered Christian crosses to be hung at the entrance of all of its regional government buildings, it has emerged. The German state's government said the crosses should not be seen as religious symbols, but are meant to reflect the southern state's 'cultural identity and Christian-western influence'.
  • Six North Koreans executed for trying to sell phonebook

    04/25/2018 8:09:09 PM PDT · by gandalftb · 15 replies
    DailyNK ^ | 2018-04-24 | Staff
    Six North Korean residents were executed at the end of last year on the charge of attempting to leak the contents of a phonebook to the outside world. North Korea’s phonebook is considered a secret document. It contains the phone numbers of factories and companies, managers, party chairman, and office numbers, etc.
  • North Korea’s Nuclear Test Site Has Collapsed ... And That May Be Why Kim Suspended Tests

    04/25/2018 7:55:50 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 23 replies
    South China Morning Post ^ | 04/25/18 | Stephen Chen
    The mountain’s collapse after a fifth blast last fall has led to the creation of a massive ‘chimney’ that could leak radioactive fallout into the air, researchers have found North Korea’s mountain nuclear test site has collapsed, putting China and other nearby nations at unprecedented risk of radioactive exposure, two separate groups of Chinese scientists studying the issue have confirmed. The collapse after five nuclear blasts may be why North Korean leader Kim Jong-un declared on Friday that he would freeze the hermit state’s nuclear and missile tests and shut down the site, one researcher said. The last five of...
  • Video:Nunes and Meadows call for release of FBI text messages(Hannity just now)

    04/25/2018 7:50:39 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 22 replies
    the state department has them? DOJ Trying to Run clock out hoping the Rats will win in 2018.. Meadows on hone all day with DOJ also(not in this vid) Sara Carter called DOJ.... why the delay..no response https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2Uc82d7n5E
  • US Diplomat Leading Negotiations With Europe on Future of Iran Deal: Not a Treaty, No Legal Status

    04/25/2018 7:44:40 PM PDT · by SJackson · 8 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | 4-24-18 | Benjamin Kerstein
    US Diplomat Leading Negotiations With Europe on Future of Iran Deal: JCPOA Is Not a Treaty, and Has No Legal Status If the Tehran regime rushes to the bomb, the Iranians will “create a much bigger set of problems than they face now,” the State Department diplomat leading negotiations with European officials on the future of the July 2015 nuclear deal with Iran said on Wednesday. President Donald Trump faces a deadline of May 12 to recertify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). There are strong indications that he will not do so without major changes to the deal....
  • PALESTINIAN U.N. AID STILL $200 MILLION SHORT AFTER TRUMP CUTS

    04/25/2018 7:41:42 PM PDT · by SJackson · 19 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | APRIL 24, 2018
    Kraehenbuehl said the shortfall in funding for the agency could also mean there may not be enough money to re-open schools in August and September for the new academic year. BRUSSELS - Emergency food aid for around a million Palestinians in Gaza may run out from June if the UN agency for Palestinian refugees cannot raise another $200 million following a cut-off in US funding, the agency said on Tuesday. Pierre Kraehenbuehl, who heads the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) providing aid for Palestinians across the Middle East, said US President Donald Trump had withheld $305 million in funding,...
  • Kim Jong Un Is “All-In.” What’s Next for Korea?

    04/25/2018 7:26:09 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 23 replies
    Cipher Brief ^ | April 24, 2018 | Gordon Chang
    Kim Jong Un Is “All-In.” What’s Next for Korea? There’s a dark purpose in Kim Jong Un’s proffered moratorium on nuclear and ballistic missile testing announced over the weekend. Kim, with the apparent complicity of South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in, seeks to eventually merge his state into the South – and drive out U.S. troops from the peninsula. Most pundits thought Saturday’s nuclear announcement was aimed at President Donald Trump, ahead of the planned Kim-Trump summit in June. Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency quoted Kim Jong Un as saying his drive for nuclear weapons is “complete.” “We no longer need...
  • Business Ford to stop selling every car in North America but the Mustang and Focus Active

    04/25/2018 6:52:04 PM PDT · by central_va · 103 replies
    yahoo business ^ | 4.25.18 | Matt Burns
    Ford today announced it will phase out most cars it sells in North America. According to its latest financial release, the auto giant will "will transition to two vehicles" being the Mustang and an unannounced vehicle, the Focus Active, as the only traditional cars it sells in the region. Ford sees 90 percent of its North America portfolio in trucks, utilities and commercial vehicles. Citing a reduction in consumer demand and product profitability, Ford is in turn not investing into the next generation sedans. The Taurus is no more.
  • Why Hasn't the Info on Weiner's laptop been released?

    04/25/2018 6:41:35 PM PDT · by ckilmer · 49 replies
    Vanity | 4/25/2018 | Vanity
    Last weekend Comey said that he wished that Anthony Weiner had never been born. Why? Because the information on the Weiner laptop had the NYC FBI field office up in arms. They forced Comey to reopen the Clinton investigation. Comey said he expected the bad news on the laptop to leak out so he figured that opening and closing the case would sterilize the case and immunize Hillary from its consequences after she was elected. But she wasn't elected. Instead Trump was elected. Now we have the the New York FBI going through Trump personal lawyer Cohen's files. But why...