May 21, 2018

World News

May 18, 2018

New Vatican document: All economic activity has moral dimension

America Magazine | Source URL VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Financial and economic decisions — everything from where a family chooses to invest its savings to where a multinational corporation declares its tax residence — are ethical decisions that can be virtuous or sinful, a new Vatican document said. “There can
May 15, 2018

COLUMN-China’s Muslim minority faces a modern Orwellian nightmare

Reuters | Source URL May 14 (Reuters) – In China’s northwest Xinjiang province, the predominantly Muslim Uighur minority have nowhere to hide. Facial recognition software reportedly alerts authorities if targeted individuals stray more than 1000 feet from their homes and workplaces. Residents face arrest if they fail to download smartphone
May 14, 2018

War On Cash Goes into Full Effect — Purchases Over $10,000 ILLEGAL in Australia

Jay Syrmopoulos | The Free Thought Project | Source URL Canberra, Australia – The Australian government announced that it will soon be illegal to use more than $10,000 cash to purchase anything, forcing individuals that wish to buy more expensive items to use a cashier’s check or electronic transfer, ostensibly in the
May 14, 2018

Police Now Threatening to Arrest People Who Make Fun of Their Facebook Posts About Drug Busts

John Vibes | The Free Thought Project | Source URL When stumbling across a police department’s social media page, it easy to see how out of touch law enforcement is with the rest of society. If police understood what people truly cared about, their social media pages would at least
May 13, 2018

UK Accidentally Admits use of Horrifying, Organ Rupturing Weapons in Syria

The Mind Unleashed | Source URL At the beginning of the month (May 2018) the British Ministry of Defence seemingly on accident revealed for the first time that they are unloading horrifyingly inhumane, thermobaric weapons out of drones onto the people of Syria: and it wasn’t even in this recent April 2018
May 11, 2018

Ecuadorian Embassy Adds New Rules For Julian Assange — No Visitors, Phone Calls Or Internet

Aaron Kesel | Activist Post | Source URL WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained according to the UN for almost 8 years. Now Ecuador has expanded that arbitrary detainment to solitary confinement by forbidding Assange from any human contact including visitations, phone calls and barring his Internet usage. All

Religious

May 18, 2018

New Vatican document: All economic activity has moral dimension

America Magazine | Source URL VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Financial and economic decisions — everything from where a family chooses to invest its savings to where a multinational corporation declares its tax residence — are ethical decisions that can be virtuous or sinful, a new Vatican document said. “There can
May 18, 2018

Hollywood meets Holy See: Making movies at the Vatican

Robert Duncan | CRUX | Source URL ROME – In early May, dozens of movie extras dressed as cardinals milled around the streets outside St. Peter’s Square. One member of the film crew told The New York Times: “This is the dominion of Netflix.” But when it comes to filmmaking inside
May 17, 2018

Vatican sees risk of ‘social collapse’ in global economic order

Claire Giangravè | CRUX | Source URL ROME – In the context of global economic uncertainty, rampant inequality and a growing trade in illegal offshore bank accounts, the Vatican on Thursday issued a document offering ethical guidelines for economic and financial systems and calling for stronger oversight by public authorities.
May 16, 2018

Pope Lays Out Agenda on 60 Minutes with Dark & Crafty Speeches, Discredits Bible & Sabbath

Andrew and Hilari Henriques | Saved to Serve International / Prophesy Again | Source URL 60 Minutes on CBS News promoted Pope Francis’ movie that will be released later this week, “Pope Francis a Man of His Word,” on its program aired May 13, which gave an up-close, intimate look
May 16, 2018

Met Gala 2018: “Heavenly Bodies:Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” World Continues to Wonder after Beast

Andrew & Hilari Henriques | Saved to Serve International | Source URL Bible Prophecy foretells in Revelation chapters 13, 17 and 18 that Roman Catholicism will reemerge to world dominance beginning in the United States and spreading throughout the world. Certainly the ever-growing popularity of Roman Catholicism in mainstream society
May 15, 2018

COLUMN-China’s Muslim minority faces a modern Orwellian nightmare

Reuters | Source URL May 14 (Reuters) – In China’s northwest Xinjiang province, the predominantly Muslim Uighur minority have nowhere to hide. Facial recognition software reportedly alerts authorities if targeted individuals stray more than 1000 feet from their homes and workplaces. Residents face arrest if they fail to download smartphone

Church & State

May 18, 2018

Hollywood meets Holy See: Making movies at the Vatican

Robert Duncan | CRUX | Source URL ROME – In early May, dozens of movie extras dressed as cardinals milled around the streets outside St. Peter’s Square. One member of the film crew told The New York Times: “This is the dominion of Netflix.” But when it comes to filmmaking inside
May 17, 2018

Vatican sees risk of ‘social collapse’ in global economic order

Claire Giangravè | CRUX | Source URL ROME – In the context of global economic uncertainty, rampant inequality and a growing trade in illegal offshore bank accounts, the Vatican on Thursday issued a document offering ethical guidelines for economic and financial systems and calling for stronger oversight by public authorities.
May 16, 2018

Pope Lays Out Agenda on 60 Minutes with Dark & Crafty Speeches, Discredits Bible & Sabbath

Andrew and Hilari Henriques | Saved to Serve International / Prophesy Again | Source URL 60 Minutes on CBS News promoted Pope Francis’ movie that will be released later this week, “Pope Francis a Man of His Word,” on its program aired May 13, which gave an up-close, intimate look
May 16, 2018

Met Gala 2018: “Heavenly Bodies:Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” World Continues to Wonder after Beast

Andrew & Hilari Henriques | Saved to Serve International | Source URL Bible Prophecy foretells in Revelation chapters 13, 17 and 18 that Roman Catholicism will reemerge to world dominance beginning in the United States and spreading throughout the world. Certainly the ever-growing popularity of Roman Catholicism in mainstream society
May 15, 2018

COLUMN-China’s Muslim minority faces a modern Orwellian nightmare

Reuters | Source URL May 14 (Reuters) – In China’s northwest Xinjiang province, the predominantly Muslim Uighur minority have nowhere to hide. Facial recognition software reportedly alerts authorities if targeted individuals stray more than 1000 feet from their homes and workplaces. Residents face arrest if they fail to download smartphone
February 18, 2018

Hungarian leader calls Christianity ‘Europe’s last hope’

AP | Source URL | Blog Archive BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s prime minister says that “Christianity is Europe’s last hope” and that politicians in Brussels, Berlin and Paris favoring migration have “opened the way to the decline of Christian culture and the advance of Islam.” Viktor Orban said Sunday

U.S. News

May 18, 2018

The U.S. Army Is Turning to Robot Soldiers

Justin Bachman | Bloomberg | Source URL Right now, they’re used for reconnaissance and explosives. Soon, they’ll be on the battlefield alongside troops. Then comes the hard part. From the spears hurled by Romans to the missiles launched by fighter pilots, the weapons humans use to kill each other have
May 18, 2018

DOJ’s Stealth Nationalization of Local Police

The New American | Source URL Under a Department of Justice program known as “Equitable Sharing,” local police are being deputized as federal agents in order to participate in Joint Terrorism Task Forces, enabling them to bypass their state’s own forfeiture and surveillance laws so they can spy on individuals
May 18, 2018

Lie-detecting computer kiosks equipped with artificial intelligence look like the future of border security

CNBC | Source URL International travelers could find themselves in the near future talking to a lie-detecting kiosk when they’re going through customs at an airport or border crossing. The same technology could be used to provide initial screening of refugees and asylum seekers at busy border crossings. The U.S.
May 18, 2018

Senate bill would expand federal counter-drone powers, including at local ‘mass gatherings’

Michael Laris | The Washington Post | Source URL A bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill Monday that would give the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security powers to act against drones deemed a threat, including those at large gatherings in local communities, if federal authorities are invited by
May 17, 2018

Controversial nominee Gina Haspel confirmed as first female CIA director

CNN | Source URL Washington (CNN)Gina Haspel was confirmed Thursday to be the first female director of the CIA with the help of votes from a half-dozen Senate Democrats. Haspel was confirmed in a 54-45 vote, the culmination of a roller-coaster nomination that appeared to be in danger at several points after she was
May 14, 2018

Role players hired for Massachusetts-New England homeland response force National Guard training exercise

Intellihub | Source URL CAPE COD, Mass. (INTELLIHUB) — A company named Human Domain Solutions (HDS), LLC has hired a troupe of role players to participate in this weeks National Guard training exercise which simulates a response to a disaster which could occur at a future time and date in

Financial

May 18, 2018

The U.S. Army Is Turning to Robot Soldiers

Justin Bachman | Bloomberg | Source URL Right now, they’re used for reconnaissance and explosives. Soon, they’ll be on the battlefield alongside troops. Then comes the hard part. From the spears hurled by Romans to the missiles launched by fighter pilots, the weapons humans use to kill each other have
May 16, 2018

Seminole County, Florida To Accept Crypto For Tax Payment

Ana Alexandre | CoinTelegraph | Source URL The Seminole County, Florida, tax collector Joel M. Greenberg announced May 14 that the county will begin accepting cryptocurrency for payment for various services this summer in order to eliminate heavy fees and improve payment accuracy and efficiency. According to a press release, the county will begin
May 15, 2018

Would you have a microchip implanted under your SKIN? 3,000 Swedes with electronic tags embedded into their hands risk their personal data being ‘used against them’

Harry Petit | The Daily Mail | Source URL Thousands of Europeans who have had microchips embedded into their hands are at risk of their personal data being ‘used against them’. More than 3,000 Swedes have microchip implants that let them pay for shopping, enter buildings and book train tickets.
May 14, 2018

War On Cash Goes into Full Effect — Purchases Over $10,000 ILLEGAL in Australia

Jay Syrmopoulos | The Free Thought Project | Source URL Canberra, Australia – The Australian government announced that it will soon be illegal to use more than $10,000 cash to purchase anything, forcing individuals that wish to buy more expensive items to use a cashier’s check or electronic transfer, ostensibly in the
May 6, 2018

Entire New Hampshire Town Accepts and Uses Cryptocurrency Just Like Cash And Credit Cards

John Vibes | The Free Thought Project | Source URL The town of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, has embraced cryptocurrency to the point where it is accepted by nearly every business in the city. The sparsely populated state of New Hampshire may seem like an unlikely place to be on the
March 21, 2018

EU reveals a digital tax plan that could penalize Google, Amazon and Facebook

Silvia Amaro | CNBC | Source URL | Blog Archive EU tax change could increase amount paid by digital firms from CNBC. Tech giants including Google, Amazon and Facebook could soon face higher taxes in Europe. The European Commission — the executive arm of the European Union (EU) — unveiled

Technology