“Clmate change is a hoax led by the United Nations so that it can end democracy and impose authoritarian rule, according to Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s chief business adviser. Maurice Newman, the chairman of the Prime Minister’s business advisory council, has written in The Australian that scientific modelling showing the link between humans and climate change is wrong and the real agenda is a world takeover for the UN.
“Ruling on a program revealed by former government security contractor Edward Snowden, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said the Patriot Act did not authorize the National Security Agency to collect Americans’ calling records in bulk…Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch wrote for a three-judge panel that Section 215, which addresses the FBI’s ability to gather business records, could not be interpreted to have permitted the NSA to collect a “staggering” amount of phone records, contrary to claims by the Bush and Obama administrations.”
“Doctors speculate that immune adaptations in the eye that guard again inflammation may make eyes more vulnerable to Ebola, reports NPR. Male testes are another “immune-privileged” organ which could explain how semen can harbour Ebola for months after a “cure.” Earlier this years in the first case ever of its kind a Liberian woman contracted Ebola after having unprotected sex with a man six months after he was deemed cured.”
“Police in Russia are investigating an abandoned pathology lab where mummified remains of babies have been discovered by shocked locals. Officers have launched a probe into the grisly discovery of body parts, including bones and human organs left scattered around the run-down facility in Tobolsk, western Siberia.”
“Thirty-two bodies, believed to be migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh, have been found in shallow graves over the past week in the southern province of Songkhla. Some of the bodies were found at a suspected human trafficking camp hidden deep in the jungle,” he said. He continued with “We have transferred over 50 police officers over this issue because commanders in local areas know who has been involved in what,” Chief of Royal Thai Police General Somyot Poompanmuang told reporters ahead of a meeting in Bangkok to discuss efforts to crack down on the illicit trade.”
“‘There’s an obvious piece of legislation that we need to start working on,’ Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., said during a Homeland Security Committee hearing on ‘Jihad 2.0.’”
“Hundreds of years after being badly damaged by a number of earthquakes in 1323, Egypt is seeking to revive the lighthouse at it’s original location.”
“But, overnight, the Iranian capital has had a facelift. In a project which the city’s mayor hopes will encourage people to visit museums, the billboard ads have been replaced with artworks by renowned local and foreign artists. For 10 days, images by the likes of Pablo Picasso, René Magritte and Henri Matisse are turning the capital into a giant urban art gallery.”
“According to Reuters, the decision was made after ‘a row’ within the German government, and the BND is demanding detailed explanations before handing over information, which the US agency has reportedly declined to provide. (Those rules were already in place for phone and fax information, and that information will continue to be passed along.)”
“Ansi’s death would suggest the covert US drone program against the Yemen branch of the global militant group is continuing, despite the evacuation of American military advisers from the country amid a worsening civil war.”
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