‘Strategic Patience’ Is Over: Tillerson Floats Military Action in North Korea
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters in Seoul on Friday that the Trump administration is open to military action against North Korea as a last resort, and that the Obama-era policy of “strategic patience has ended.” All options are on the table.
Following Tillerson’s remarks Friday, President Trump himself issued the following warning to North Korea on Twitter:
“North Korea is behaving very badly. They have been ‘playing’ the United States for years. China has done little to help!” (Source: breitbart.com)
Apostate Church Takes Bold Stand Supporting Murder of Innocent Babies
Seven central Iowa clergywomen join together to sign a statement in support of Planned Parenthood and women’s access to family planning services. They sign as individual faith leaders, representing the views of many others in their faith but not speaking on behalf of their denominations, which included the United Church of Christ, the United Methodist Church, Unity Church, Unitarian Universalist Association, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and The Episcopal Church. (Source: Desmoinesregister.com)
Turkish interior minister: “Let’s send 15,000 migrants a month to Europe to shock them”
Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu has said Turkey could send 15,000 refugees to Europe to shock the Europeans following a recent diplomatic crisis between Ankara and Germany and the Netherlands that stemmed from the latter’s decision to bar Turkish ministers from staging rallies there.
“We have a readmission deal. I’m telling you Europe, do you have that courage? If you want, we’ll send the 15,000 refugees to you that we don’t send each month and blow your mind. You have to keep in mind that you can’t design a game in this region in spite of Turkey,” Soylu said at an event late on March 16, referring to a readmission deal between the European Union and Turkey to return migrants to Turkey who have illegally crossed the Aegean Sea to Greece. (Source: hurriyetdailynews.com)
Trump Budget Proposes to End Obama’s Federal Land Grabs
Donald Trump has pledged to end the federal acquisition of land, which rose by record levels under Barack Obama, and instead invest in preserving its current holdings as part of a series of interior reforms in the Trump White House’s first budget proposals. (Source: breitbart.com)
Japan holds first-ever evacuation drill simulating North Korean missile strike into waters nearby
Amid a growing missile threat from North Korea, the northern city of Oga, Akita Prefecture, held Japan’s first-ever evacuation drill for local residents, gaming out a scenario in which Pyongyang lobs a ballistic missile into the waters nearby. The drill came as the North continues to make advances in its missile and nuclear weapons programs, having carried out a number of launches over the past year, with its latest test-firing earlier this month. (Source: japantimes.co.jp)
Jim Willie: Flynn is working for Trump in OSI (Office of Strategic Intelligence) as part of a ‘Shadow Cabinet’
In an interview with Trunews.com host Rick Wiles, Jim Willie claimed General Flynn is still working for President Trump as part of a ‘shadow cabinet.’ He made this statement at about the 45-minute mark of the interview. (Source: trunews.com)
Trump EPA Appointee Quits Claiming EPA Employees Have a Lack of Loyalty to the President
David Schnare, a member of President Trump’s “beachhead” team for U.S. EPA, is resigning from the agency, according to an internal email obtained by E&E News. “The backstory to my resignation is extremely complex. I will be writing about it myself. It is a story not about me, but about a much more interesting set of events involving misuse of federal funds, failure to honor oaths of office, and a lack of loyalty to the President,” Schnare said. He told The Hill on Thursday that a number of factors led to his resignation, including that some agency employees want to undermine President Trump’s agenda.
Beachhead teams are made up of temporary government posts meant to help settle a new administration at different agencies. (Source: thehill.com)
Fed Increases Fed Funds Rate Twice Since Trump Elected President – Only Once in Obama’s 8 Years
President Trump Defends Wiretapping Claims and Shares a Moment with Angela Merkel, “At least we have something in common.”
Remote tribe living deep in the Amazon found to have the healthiest arteries ever studied
A new study estimates that an 80-year-old from the Tsimane has the same vascular age as an American in their mid-fifties. Heart rate, blood pressure , cholesterol, and blood glucose were also much lower, probably as a result of the tribe’s lifestyle, according to the researchers. The indigenous Tsimane people, who live in the Bolivian Amazon, have the lowest reported levels of vascular ageing for any population.
Hardening of the arteries, known as coronary atherosclerosis, which leads to coronary heart disease and angina is FIVE TIMES less common than in the US, according to the research published in The Lancet. Unlike people in first world, the Tsimane survive on a diet low in saturated fats and high in non-processed foods. The main risk factors are age, smoking, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, physical inactivity, obesity and diabetes. (Source: mirror.co.uk)
Syrian rebels say U.S.-led coalition attacks mosque, Pentagon denies it
Syrian rebel group Ahrar al-Sham said on Friday that the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State attacked a mosque near Syria’s Aleppo, in a strike that a war monitor said killed dozens of people. The Pentagon denied the accusations and, in a rare move, showed an aerial image to illustrate the mosque was intact and the building destroyed was across the street. (Source: reuters.com)
Thirty-three Somali refugees killed by air strike off Yemen coast
Thirty-three Somali refugees were killed off the coast of Yemen late on Thursday when a helicopter attacked the boat they were traveling in, the coast guard in the Houthi-controlled Hodeidah area and international agencies said. Coast guard officer Mohamed al-Alay told Reuters the refugees, carrying official UNHCR documents, were on their way from Yemen to Sudan when they were attacked by an Apache helicopter near the Bab al-Mandeb strait.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) put the death toll at 33 and said 29 were wounded and other passengers were still missing. It was not immediately clear who carried out the attack. (Source: reuters.com)
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