Obama Launches Task Force for 21st Century Policing
Gateway Pundit - This week Barack Obama launched a task force in response to the high-profile cases of criminal suspects killed by police.
Obama says Keystone pipeline mostly helps Canadian oil companies, not Americans
Fox - WASHINGTON – President Obama on Friday downplayed the potential benefits of the Keystone pipeline, claiming it would not lower gas prices much for Americans—but instead would boost Canadian oil companies.
BREAKING: Politico Story Confirms Michelle Obama Was Lying About Racist Incident At Target
Michelle Obama was lying about a racist incident at her September 29, 2011 trip to Target in a People Magazine story, Gotnews.com has learned.
DIA: North Korea Planned Attacks on US Nuclear Plants
Free Beacon - North Korea dispatched covert commando teams to the United States in the 1990s to attack nuclear power plants and major cities in a conflict, according to a declassified Defense Intelligence Agency report.
West Harlem Residents Are Fed Up With ‘Aggressive’ Raccoons Terrorizing Neighborhood
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — West Harlem residents say a posse of raccoons has taken over their neighborhoods and in some cases even broken into their homes.
Psychic birds could predict storms in advance
A new study published in the journal Current Biology found that golden-winged warblers could predict extreme weather events, thanks to their low-frequency hearing.
Latest News On ISIS and Radical Islam
ISIS reportedly selling Christian artifacts, turning churches into torture chambers
Fox News - The Islamic State is turning Christian churches in Iraq and Syria into dungeons and torture chambers after stripping them of priceless artifacts to sell on the black market, according to reports.
New Cash Cow for ISIS: Trafficking Human Organs from Kidnapped Captives
Gateway Pundit - It’s widely reported that the ISIS is funding their terror state by oil sales. But, there are now reports that ISIS is also profiting from human organ sales.
American troops battle ISIS for first time as they see off attempted attack by militants on Iraqi base
A number of militants have been killed in Islamic State’s very first battle with U.S. ground troops after the extremists attempted to overrun an Iraqi military base.
African leaders consider joint steps against Islamist threat
Daily Mail - A summit on security in the sub-Saharan Sahel region of Africa, where armed Islamic extremists linked to al-Qaeda are active, opened Thursday in Mauritania, attended by five heads of state.
Latest World News
Canada’s average gas price lowest since 2010
LF Press - Gas prices in Canada hit a four-year low on Friday.
Sydney Siege: Pregnant Woman Pays Tribute to Friend Who Died Protecting Her and Her Baby
Life News - Earlier this month, Australia was rocked by a rare episode of terrorism when a hostage siege in Sydney came to an end after police rescued hostages from a local cafe.
A new offence of ‘coercive and controlling behaviour’ will tackle abusers
Daily Mail - Controlling bullies who prevent their partners seeing friends or keep them short of money face up to five years in jail under a domestic violence crackdown.
Entrance to King Herod the Great’s palace unearthed
Excavations of a colossal fortress built by King Herod the Great have uncovered the palace’s dramatic entrance way.
Latest News on China
US Official: North Korea Hacked Sony And ‘Chinese Actors’ May Have Helped
Business Insider - A U.S. investigation into the hack of Sony’s computer system has determined that North Korea was behind the operation with a possible Chinese link, a U.S. official said on Friday.
Terry Glavin: Let’s be honest about our new best buddies in Beijing
National Post - To get just a glimpse into the perilous territory where Ottawa’s clever China enthusiasts have led us lately, you’d do well to know something about the unsettling tale of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., headquartered in the Special Economic Zone of Shenzhen in the Chinese province of Guangdong. Huawei has more than 120 staff at its gleaming new Canada Research & Development Centre in Ottawa, a head office in Markham, branch offices in Montreal and Edmonton and partnerships with the University of Ottawa and Carleton University. It plans to double its Ottawa staff in the next year.
China is Planning to Purge Foreign Technology and Replace With Homegrown Suppliers
Bloomberg - China is aiming to purge most foreign technology from banks, the military, state-owned enterprises and key government agencies by 2020, stepping up efforts to shift to Chinese suppliers, according to people familiar with the effort.
China Tests ICBM With Multiple Warheads
Free Beacon - China carried out a long-range missile flight test on Saturday using multiple, independently targetable reentry vehicles, or MIRVs, according to U.S. defense officials.
Xi’s visit to Macau deals cold deck to VIP gamblers
(Reuters) - As Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Macau this weekend for his first official visit in five years, the message from Beijing is clear: the world’s biggest gambling centre cannot remain a one-industry town.
Latest News on Ebola and Infectious Diseases
Child with fever checked for Ebola virus after screening at O’Hare
Chicago Tribune - A child with a fever has been admitted to University of Chicago Medical Center to be checked for the Ebola virus after being screened at O’Hare International Airport.
Swiss trial of Canadian Ebola vaccine suspended due to unexpected side-effects
Canada.com - Swiss researchers have temporarily halted a clinical trial of a Canadian-made Ebola vaccine after seeing an unexpected side-effect in a few people who received the serum.
Half of B.C. designated avian flu control zone
Canadian Press - VANCOUVER - Half of British Columbia has been designated an avian flu control zone in an effort to limit the spread of the virus and reassure other countries that Canadian commercial poultry is safe.
Ebola ‘czar’ urges Congress to authorize emergency funding
Stars and Stripes - (TNS) WASHINGTON — The Ebola outbreak can only be successfully contained if the U.S. takes the lead and provides funding to fight the deadly virus at home and in West Africa, the man tapped to coordinate the federal government’s response to the disease said Friday.
Latest News from Ferguson, Missouri
#Ferguson Protest Organizer Awarded Position With Amnesty International as Field Organizer
Gateway Pundit - At least 18 businesses were torched to the ground and several more were looted and vandalized in November.
BREAKING: Bad News for Officer Wilson
A group of black lawyers and judges appears to have it out for former Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson.
Saul Alinsky Lives in Ferguson
Front page - If the late Saul Alinsky—the America-hating godfather of community organizing—had fathered a black son, he’d look like Barack Obama. Obama has embraced, revered, and employed Alinsky’s philosophy and tactics of social revolution for decades.
Latest News on Border Crisis and Immigration
No way home: Illegal immigrants probably unable to travel under Obama’s plan
Washington Post - At rallies outside the White House promoting relief for illegal immigrants this year, banners and chants demanded, “No more divided families.” Undocumented protesters declared that if President Obama granted them protection, their first priority would be to go home to visit parents or children they had not seen in years.
Obama tries to reassure immigrants to register
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday tried to reassure immigrants that if they register under his new executive action they won’t be a priority for deportation in the future, while acknowledging another president could undo it all.
Obama Admits Amnesty Is For Many More Than 5 Million
Daily Caller - President Barack Obama told a group of illegal immigrants in Tennessee that his immigration-law rewrite means “you’re not going to be deported.”
Latest Military News
Canada buys additional massive military cargo jet as C-17 production wraps up
Canadian Press - OTTAWA — Defence Minister Rob Nicholson has formally announced that the air force will get a fifth C-17 Globemaster heavy-lift transport plane.
Germany receives first Leopard 2A7 MBT
Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) handed over the latest version of the Leopard 2 main battle tank (MBT), the Leopard 2A7, to the inspector general of the German Army, Lieutenant General Rainer Korff on 10 December at their Munich facility.
Bell-Boeing demonstrates V-22 forward-firing capability
The Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft has demonstrated a forward-firing capability, Bell Helicopter announced on 8 December.
RAN commissions first-of-class Canberra
IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly - The sealift capability of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has been dramatically increased by the commissioning of the 27,800-tonne landing helicopter dock (LHD) HMAS Canberra in Sydney on 28 November.