Bill seeks to fund Israel’s ‘Iron Dome’ defense system

Middle East 09/23/21, 16:48

After the "Squad" eliminated the U.S. $1 billion in funding for the Israeli defense system known as the "iron dome," a group of representatives introduced a bill to reinstate that budget cut.  The intervention of the "Squad" was described only as a "technical dela,y," and it is hoped that the bill ...

Germany to stop quarantine pay for unvaccinated

News 09/23/21, 06:36

Germany will discontinue financing unvaccinated workers placed into isolation after coronavirus exposure, Health Minister Jens Spahn announced on Wednesday, Sept. 22. According to Reuters, Spahn said it’s unjust to compel taxpayers to subsidize people who refuse to get inoculated. “It’s about fairness,” Spahn said. “Those who protect themselves and others via a ...

Lithuania warns: Don’t buy Chinese cell phones and throw away the ones you have

Europe 09/22/21, 19:47

Lithuania's deputy defense minister warned that certain brands of Chinese-made cell phones are designed to censor without the need to ask the user's permission, so he recommended to stop purchasing Chinese phones and getting rid of the ones you already have, EuroNews reported. Lithuania's National Cybersecurity Center (NCSC) conducted a review and published ...

Senior aide to Ukrainian president survives attempted assassination

Europe 09/22/21, 18:56

A car transporting a senior aide to Ukraine's president was targeted for gunfire on Sept. 22. Authorities estimate the black sedan carrying Serhiy Shefir was shot 10 times near Lesnyky village, outside the capitol of Kyiv. However, one local news broadcaster discovered evidence of 19 bullets on the driver's side. The 57 ...

YouTube removes German scientist’s lecture on vaccine injuries and deaths

News 09/22/21, 16:47

Once again, the largest video platform, YouTube, censors scientists for publishing information that opposes their ideas or interests. In this case, a conference of German scientists talked about the effects found in autopsies performed on people who died after being vaccinated against COVID, also called the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) ...

Honey bee swarm kills more than 60 endangered penguins

Africa 09/22/21, 02:55

Dozens of penguins died after being attacked by insects on Sept. 17. Sixty-three endangered penguins were discovered dead on a beach at the Boulders African penguin colony. South African National Parks (SANParks) discovered their lifeless carcasses near Simonstown, 40km (25 miles) south of downtown Cape Town. A post-mortem revealed the African penguins suffered ...

CDC mandates measles vaccine for Afghan refugees

Middle East 09/21/21, 23:14

Afghan refugees arriving in the United States must be immunized against measles and quarantined starting from Sept. 17. Joe Biden's administration has signed a new order that adds measles to the list of quarantinable communicable diseases. This executive decision came after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 16 cases ...

Defense talks canceled due to AUKUS trilateral security pact row

Australia & Oceania 09/21/21, 02:42

A submarine deal between the United States, Britain, and Australia offended a French official so deeply he called off a high-level military meeting. Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly canceled his bilateral meeting with British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace. The pair was supposed to discuss the two-day Franco-British Council with defence chiefs ...