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More bomb than bombshell: Social media mock WaPo’s Alice Donovan story as dud

The Washington Post’s latest “bombshell” has alleged that a rookie journalist who published on left-wing and fringe websites was actually a Russian troll acting on Kremlin orders. Alice Donovan, or someone writing under that name, published five stories on the left-wing website Counterpunch along with a handful of other less-known websites, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. The Post cited “internal ...

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10 more countries could recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital – Israeli deputy FM

Published time: 26 Dec, 2017 01:41 Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely has told a radio station that 10 more countries are considering recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital following the earlier declaration by Guatemala. Speaking to Kan Bet public radio, Hotovely said the 10 states are following the lead of Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, who Sunday declared the Guatemalan embassy ...

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‘I don’t want to suffer any more’– Belgian Paralympian Marieke Vervoort ready to be euthanized

A Belgian Paralympic athlete who suffers from an incurable form of progressive tetraplegia has revealed she is ready to be euthanised to get over the pain which has become unbearable. Marieke Vervoort who won four Paralympic medals, including the coveted gold in London in 2012, signed euthanasia papers in 2008 so she can decide when to end her own life. She, ...

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Germany needs 2,000 more judges to deal with ‘enormous’ 5-fold spike in terrorist-related cases

New terrorist-linked cases have skyrocketed this year, increasing almost fivefold compared to 2016, Germany’s Federal Prosecutors Office has said. The revelation comes as judges lament that human resources are overstretched. As many as 1,200 investigations have been launched by federal prosecutors over various terrorist-related activities this year, the Federal Prosecutor’s Office told the dpa news agency. It added that 1,000 ...

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Russia sends more S-400 SAMs to Far East amid N. Korea tensions (VIDEO)

Published time: 23 Dec, 2017 15:02 Edited time: 23 Dec, 2017 15:17 An air defense regiment in Vladivostok in Russia’s Far East has upgraded its arsenal with advanced S-400 system batteries. This comes amid the ongoing crisis involving North Korea, which borders Russia and is 130km from the city. The 1533th Regiment was previously armed with three older S-300SP systems, ...

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Vampire bats in Peru killing more cows than previously thought – study

Published time: 23 Dec, 2017 14:12 Vampire bats are making farmers’ lives in Peru a nightmare by preying on their cattle, a new study on the rabies ridden species suggests. However, locals living among the bats may not be aware of the cause of the bovine deaths. Native to the Americas, the common vampire bat is depicted in Bram Stoker’s ...

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ISIS has over 10,000 fighters in Afghanistan, more arriving from Syria & Iraq – Moscow

Published time: 23 Dec, 2017 09:04 Edited time: 23 Dec, 2017 09:11 The terrorist group Islamic State has over 10,000 loyal fighters in Afghanistan, and Moscow believes the US may be underestimating their threat, Russia’s special envoy says. Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) was pushed out of their home base in Syria and Iraq this year by separate military operations ...

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Netanyahu claims more states ‘seriously considering’ relocating embassies to Jerusalem

Several states are “seriously considering” moving their embassies to Jerusalem, the Israeli PM has claimed, as Palestinians continue to desperately protest the controversial US recognition of the Holy City as Israel’s capital. “We’re now talking to several countries who are seriously considering saying exactly the same thing as the United States and moving their embassies to Jerusalem,” Benjamin Netanyahu told ...

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More S-400 air defense systems to be deployed in Crimea in coming days

Published time: 22 Dec, 2017 18:51 Two battalions supported by S-400 Triumf air defense missile systems will begin combat duty in Russia’s Crimea at the start of 2018, the defense ministry has announced. The battalions have already been deployed to the peninsula and have taken their assigned positions, lieutenant general Viktor Sevostyanov told the media Friday. The crews are now ...

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YouTube: More AI can fix AI-generated ‘bubbles of hate’

Facebook, YouTube and Twitter faced another online hate crime grilling today by UK parliamentarians visibly frustrated at their continued failures to apply their own community guidelines and take down reported hate speech. The UK government has this year pushed to raise online radicalization and extremist content as a G7 priority — and has been pushing for takedown timeframes for extremist content ...

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