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  • The Fruit of Chain Migration....

    12/13/2017 10:31:07 AM PST · by caww · 6 replies
    National Review ^ | December 12, 2017 9:53 AM Read more at: | Mark Krikorian
    As another colleague, Jessica Vaughan, has written,... “No matter how much we improve our vetting, the sheer momentum of chain migration-driven immigration from terror-afflicted parts of the world is itself a national security risk.” Neither higher walls, nor more officers, nor better databases would have made any difference in this case, (Bangladeshi jihadist Akayed Ullah),...The problem is too much immigration, selected using flawed criteria.
  • Firms reach $7.8-million settlement over allegations of 'selling fetal tissue'.....

    12/13/2017 10:03:33 AM PST · by caww · 8 replies ^ | Dec. 12, 2107 | Daniel Langhorne
    According to the settlement signed Monday, DV Biologics LLC and sister company DaVinci Biosciences LLC, both based in Yorba Linda, must cease all operations in California within 60 to 120 days. Also named as defendants in the settlement were company principals Estefano Isaias Sr., Estefano Isaias Jr. and Andres Isaias. Fetal tissue and cells were sold to pharmaceutical companies and academic institutions in Japan, China, Singapore, South Korea, Germany, Switzerland, Australia, the Netherlands, Canada and the United Kingdom, authorities said.
  • Mueller team done interviewing White House staff in Russia inquiry

    12/12/2017 6:40:19 PM PST · by caww · 15 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Dec 12, 2017, ...8:31 PM | Diana Stancy
    Special counsel Robert Mueller has concluded interviewing White House staff as part of the ongoing Russia probe, White House attorney Ty Cobb said, according to multiple media reports.
  • Tillerson says no 'precondition' for North Korea talks

    12/12/2017 6:10:18 PM PST · by caww · 19 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Dec 12, 2017, 7:56 PM | Daniel Chaitin
    Tillerson told a D.C. crowd Tuesday: “We’re ready to have the first meeting without precondition." "Let's just meet," he continued. "We can talk about the weather if you want. We can talk about whether it's going to be a square table or a round table, if that's what you're excited about. But can we at least sit down and see each other face-to-face. And then we can begin to lay out a map, a roadmap, of what we might be willing to work towards."
  • Xi welcomed countries to ride fast train of internet, (Fourth World Internet Conference)in China.

    12/11/2017 9:44:25 PM PST · by caww · 16 replies
    Xinhua| ^ | Dec 3, 2017 | Xinhua Editor: Mengjie
    Over 1,500 guests from more than 80 countries and regions, including government representatives, heads of international organizations, leading figures of internet companies, online celebrities, experts and scholars, attended the conference. "Building a community of common future in cyberspace has increasingly become the widespread common understanding of 'international society'," he said.
  • China stresses safeguard of economic globalization, multilateral trading system

    12/11/2017 9:23:22 PM PST · by caww · 2 replies
    Xinhuanet ^ | Dec.12, 2017 | Yang Yi
    during the plenary session of the 11th World Trade Organization's ministerial conference held in Buenos Aires, Argentina's capital. Zhong states that economic globalization is an irreversible historic trend and a major driving force for global economic growth and World Trade Organization (WTO) rules provide crucial institutional safeguard for economic globalization and serve our common interests. In the face of new situations and challenges, China stands ready to work with WTO members and guide the process of globalization towards a more open, inclusive, balanced and win-win direction that will benefit all
  • Erdoğan, Putin meet in Ankara to discuss Trump's Jerusalem move, Syrian crisis....

    12/11/2017 7:11:03 PM PST · by caww · 8 replies
    Al-monitor ^ | December 11, 2017 | Amberin Zaman
    Turkey is the scene of a flurry of high-level diplomatic traffic this week with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Ankara today to hold talks with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The two leaders will have tackled a broad range of bilateral matters, notably the conflict in Syria, energy and defense projects as well as the dispute over Jerusalem. Head of US Central Command Gen. Joseph Votel and head of US European Command Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti were also due in town later this week to discuss Syria and NATO-related business with Turkish Chief of General Staff Hulusi Akar ..
  • Netanyahu awaits EU-28 to follow Jerusalem recognition while Mogherini insists on a shared capital

    12/11/2017 6:33:04 PM PST · by caww · 38 replies
    New Europe ^ | December 11, 2017 | Irene Kostaki
    The EU’s foreign policy chief suggested that the bloc is in “full unity” in support of Jerusalem becoming the capital ...'of both Israel and a future Palestinian state',... adding that the EU’s member states and the EU institutions would not recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital before a final status peace agreement.
  • Saudi Arabia lifts decades-long ban on cinemas:

    12/11/2017 12:57:47 PM PST · by caww · 21 replies
    Yahoo ^ | December 11, 2017 | Ben ArnoldUK Movies Writer
    Riyadh (AFP) - Saudi Arabia on Monday lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas, part of a series of social reforms by the powerful crown prince that are shaking up the ultra-conservative kingdom. "Commercial cinemas will be allowed to operate in the kingdom as of early 2018, for the first time in more than 35 years," the culture and information ministry said in a statement, adding that the government will begin licensing cinemas immediately.
  • College enlists 'Care Bears' to comfort stressed-out students

    12/11/2017 8:22:27 AM PST · by caww · 108 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | Dec. 11, 2017 | Kassy Dillion
    A dorm 'for honors students' at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst recently put up a display featuring Care Bears characters offering advice for "grumpy or stressed" students.
  • N. Korea slams U.S. over growing talk of 'possible' naval blockade....

    12/08/2017 7:19:37 AM PST · by caww · 55 replies
    Yonhap News Agency ^ | 2017/12/08 | Yonhap
    SEOUL, Dec. 8 (Yonhap) -- North Korea lashed out at the United States on Friday over the possible use of a naval blockade in the wake of its recent missile provocation, warning it would be tantamount to "war acts." The condemnation came after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently mentioned the "right to interdict maritime traffic transporting goods" to and from the North after its Nov. 29 test of an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of striking the anywhere on the U.S. mainland. "The U.S. moves for sea blockade can never be tolerated as they constitute a wanton violation of...
  • Cincinnati Student Government Appropriates Funds for ‘Comfort Kits’

    12/04/2017 4:45:41 PM PST · by caww · 29 replies
    FreeBeacon ^ | December 4, 2017 | Rachel Frommer
    The University of Cincinnati student government has appropriated funding for a workshop next semester to teach students how to make "comfort kits" that include items such as worry stones, putty, fidget toys, paintbrushes, journals, and nail polish. According to the bill passed on Wednesday, the kits will "provide support and comfort to survivors of gender-based violence and others who feel like they need it," the independent student newspaper, the News Record reported.
  • Hamas threatens new 'intifada' over US moves on Jerusalem

    12/03/2017 3:32:38 PM PST · by caww · 34 replies
    France24 ^ | Dec.3,2017 | Text by FRANCE 24
    The Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas which controls Gaza called Saturday for a new "intifada" if Washington recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel OR moves its embassy to the disputed city. Since 1995 it has been 'US law' that Washington's embassy in Israel must be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem....The next deadline comes on Monday, and some in Washington 'suggest' that Trump is planning a speech on the issue next week..
  • China voices strong dissatisfaction with U.S. opposition to market economy status

    12/03/2017 3:15:21 PM PST · by caww · 21 replies
    China Daily ^ | Dec. 2, 2017 | Xinhua
    "China is strongly dissatisfied and resolutely opposes US rejection to giving China market economy status in the WTO," the MOC said in a statement. The Office of the US Trade Representative told Xinhua Friday that the United States had submitted the statement of opposition to the WTO as a third-party brief in support of the European Union (EU).
  • Revealed: FBI stonewalls House on Russia investigator demoted for anti-Trump bias

    12/02/2017 7:34:48 PM PST · by caww · 103 replies
    washington examiner ^ | Dec 2, 2017, 6:38 PM | Byron York
    <p>By hiding from Congress, and from the American people, documented political bias by a key FBI head investigator for both the Russia collusion probe and the Clinton email investigation, the FBI and DOJ engaged in a willful attempt to thwart Congress’ constitutional oversight responsibility,” Nunes said in a statement Saturday afternoon. “This is part of a months-long pattern by the DOJ and FBI of stonewalling and obstructing this committee’s oversight work, particularly oversight of their use of the Steele dossier. At this point, these agencies should be investigating themselves.</p>
  • Justin Trudeau Confirms 60 ISIS Fighters welcomed back into Canada....

    11/21/2017 4:52:23 PM PST · by caww · 107 replies
    Meme Alert News ^ | Nov. 21, 2017 | Meme Alert
    After numerous queries to the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau and his Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, he has finally come out and confirmed that there are at LEAST (Possibly more) than 60 former ISIS fighters who have been invited back into Canada and are under surveillance. These are FOREIGN COMBATANTS. they should not be UNDER WATCH, they should be UNDER ARREST.
  • DOJ moves to strip citizenship for immigrant child sex abusers

    11/21/2017 4:27:04 PM PST · by caww · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5 hours ago | By Alex Pappas
    EXCLUSIVE: The Department of Justice on Tuesday filed lawsuits to revoke the U.S. citizenship of five immigrants who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing minors in incidents determined to have taken place before they became naturalized, Fox News has learned. These individuals, according to the Justice Department, “unlawfully procured their U.S. citizenship by concealing sexual abuse of minor victims during the naturalization process.” “Committing fraud in any immigration matter undermines the integrity of our immigration system, and is a betrayal of the American people’s generosity,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a statement. “It is especially appalling when it also involves...
  • China reports little progress by envoy on North Korea nuclear issue

    11/20/2017 8:06:21 PM PST · by caww · 23 replies
    Nikkei Asian Review ^ | November 20,2017 | OKI NAGAI and SOTARO SUZUKI, Nikkei staff writers
    BEIJING/SEOUL -- Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy to North Korea returned home Monday from a four-day trip to the rogue state without meeting its leader, Kim Jong Un, a signal that Pyongyang's nuclear and missile development could lead to a further cooling in relations. Though the Xinhua report said both sides expressed a desire to bolster ties, Kim's snubbing of the Chinese envoy could cause tension between the neighboring countries.
  • North Korea’s Most Powerful General Subjected to ‘Unknown Punishment’......

    11/20/2017 7:54:31 PM PST · by caww · 22 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | November 20,2017 | Matthew Little
    The head of North Korea’s most powerful military organization is being punished after a key military organ came under scrutiny by the Kim Jong Un regime, South Korea’s spy agency disclosed Monday.

    07/01/2017 5:34:04 PM PDT · by caww · 27 replies
    Frontpage Magazine ^ | June 30, 2017 | Daniel Greenfield
    There are few surprises here. Just the inevitable descent of the Democrats into the fever swamps of hatred and extremism. According to the anti-Israel group behind the Congressional letter, “The effort to gather signatories to the letter was supported by a coalition of human rights organizations including U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights, CODEPINK, Jewish Voice for Peace, and American Muslims for Palestine.” American Muslims for Palestine has been linked to Hamas. Jewish Voice for Peace, which is neither Jewish nor peaceful, is a BDS group. This is what the Dems are mainstreaming. 32 Democrats in Congress signed on to a...