The Wall Street Journal via The Australian Negotiators for the Vatican and Beijing have reached a compromise on who selects Catholic bishops in China, potentially marking a major step towards ending six decades of estrangement. If Pope Francis and Chinese leaders sign off on the proposed deal, the Pope would accept eight bishops ordained by China’s government without the Vatican’s permission. But the deal would … Continue reading Pope Francis and China ‘reach deal on appointing bishops
Tyler Durden ZeroHedge Now that the FBI has obtained the needed warrant to start poring over the 650,000 or so emails uncovered in Anthony Weiner’s notebook, among which thousands of emails sent from Huma Abedin using Hillary Clinton’s personal server, moments ago the US Justice Department announced it is also joining the probe, and as AP reported moments ago, vowed to dedicate all needed resources … Continue reading John Podesta’s Best Friend At The DOJ Will Be In Charge Of The DOJ’s Probe Into Huma Abedin Emails
Andrea Noble The Washington Times The Department of Homeland Security this week rejected requests to extend the amount of time five states have to develop identification cards compliant with the Real ID Act, upping the incentive for states to fall in line with the federal proof-of-identity law. The move means that, come 2018, residents of Oklahoma, Kentucky, Maine, Pennsylvania and South Carolina might not be … Continue reading Several states square off with Homeland on Real ID law
Joseph Cox Motherboard The hacker or hackers calling themselves The Shadow Brokers, who have previously released NSA hacking tools for anyone to download, published more files on Monday. This latest release comes while Hal Martin, an NSA contractor and, according to The Washington Post, the prime suspect in The Shadow Brokers case sits in detention after being arrested for allegedly stealing swaths of classified material. … Continue reading NSA Hackers The Shadow Brokers Dump More Files
Cory Doctorow BoingBoing The Atlantic’s Andrew McGill set up a virtual server on Amazon’s cloud that presented to the internet as a crappy, insecure Internet of Things toaster; 41 minutes later, a hacked IoT device connected to it and tried to hack it. Within a day, the “toaster” had been hacked more than 300 times. I’ll admit this volume of attacks might not be typical. … Continue reading Unsecured Internet of Things gadgets get hacked within 40 minutes of being connected to the net
Cory Doctorow BoingBoing In August, anonymous hacker(s) dumped a cache of cyberweapons that appeared to originate with The Equation Group, an elite, NSA-affiliated hacking squad. The leakers called themselves The Shadow Brokers, and they sought bTc1,000,000 for access to the remainder of The Equation Group’s files. Earlier this month, arrested NSA contractor Harold Thomas Martin was accused of being the source of the leak to … Continue reading The Shadow Brokers dump more intel from the NSA’s elite Equation Group
Fears grow of a final days presidential ambush at the U.N. The Wall Street Journal The Middle East has few bright spots these days, but one is the budding rapprochement between Israel and its Sunni Arab neighbors, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, thanks to shared threats from Iran and Islamic State. Now the Obama Administration may have plans to wreck even that. … Continue reading Obama’s Israel Surprise?
The mainstream media plays a key role in protecting and furthering the interests of powerful corporate entities, including those that make up the pharmaceutical industry, Big Agriculture, Big Oil and other massively profitable business sectors.
They do so by over-reporting and fear-mongering, as exemplified by the current Zika virus scare, but they also do the bidding of their corporate masters by under-reporting, ignoring and burying stories that might threaten their profit margins or even put them out of business altogether. Continue reading “Mainstream media silent as CDC documents prove link between autism and vaccination”
Mike Adams NaturalNews As America inches toward open revolt over the runaway criminality and collusion of the democrats and the media, another kind of revolt is taking place inside the FBI. According to multiple sources in the independent media — now the only remaining “free press” in America — FBI director James Comey was forced into announcing a reopening of the criminal investigation into Hillary … Continue reading MUTINY AT THE FBI: Comey warned by his own agents to indict Clinton or watch the FBI’s reputation go down in flames