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Apocalypse rescheduled: Biblical doomsayer predicts 7 years of 'great tribulation' after Planet X smashes into earth

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A Biblical doomsayer has predicted that Earth is entering seven years of "tribulation" which will see a third of the planet destroyed in an "Elysian war." NASA isn't so sure though.

Author David Meade has predicted that the 'End of Days' will begin later this month as the Earth moves into a seven-year period called the "great tribulation."

Meade says that as part of the great tribulation there will be a heavenly war on Earth which will see the Antichrist rise out of the new world order.

The author shot to worldwide prominence last month when he was associated with a theory that stated the world was going to end on 23 September.

Meade maintains, however, that he never made that claim and, indeed, that is borne out in an interview he carried out with American talk show host Glenn Beck on September 21 in which he clearly explains that he doesn't believe the world will end on that day.

Health

Three weeks after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico's health care infrastructure is in dire condition

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Medical associations and private relief agencies have been conducting missions throughout Puerto Rico to bring medical care to areas in need. In Caguas, some patients received care in a hospital tent.
Harry Figueroa, a teacher who went a week without the oxygen that helped him breathe, died here last week at 58. His body went unrefrigerated for so long that the funeral director could not embalm his badly decomposed corpse.

Miguel Bastardo Beroa's kidneys are failing. His physicians at the intensive care unit at Doctors Hospital in Carolina are treating him for a bacterial disease that he probably caught in floodwaters contaminated with animal urine.

José L. Cruz wakes up in the middle of the night three times a week to secure a spot in line for dialysis. His treatment hours have been cut back to save fuel for the generators that power the center.

"Because of the electricity situation, a lot of people died, and are still dying," said Mr. Figueroa's daughter, Lisandra, 30. "You can't get sick now."

Nearly three weeks after Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico, many sick people across the island remain in mortal peril. The government's announcements each morning about the recovery effort are often upbeat, but beyond them are hidden emergencies. Seriously ill dialysis patients across Puerto Rico have seen their treatment hours reduced by 25 percent because the centers still lack a steady supply of diesel to run their generators. Less than half of Puerto Rico's medical employees have reported to work in the weeks since the storm, federal health officials said.

Pirates

Hostility toward Russian-based cyber security firm within US undermines global efforts to fight crime, says Interpol official

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Efforts to squeeze Russian-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab out of the United States are a sign of infighting within the cyber security community, an Interpol official has said, adding that the company actively combats cyber criminals.

Interpol, which coordinates international efforts to fight cyber and other crime, has not received any information from the US about Kaspersky Lab, Noboru Nakatani, executive director of Interpol's Global Complex for Innovation, told Reuters on the sidelines of a cyber crime conference in Moscow on Tuesday.

"Kaspersky is fighting against cyber criminals, it is very clear. Kaspersky is working with governments and companies across the world," Nakatani said. "We should work together."

Bell

Terrorism victims looking to sue multinational corporations, case being pursued in U.S. Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday will tackle a question it has struggled with but never resolved: Can corporations be sued in US courts for human rights abuses that occurred abroad?

The case pits human rights groups and victims of terrorism against multinational corporations that argue they should not be sued in US courts, especially because the allegations lack the necessary nexus to the United States.

The justices dodged the corporate liability question back in 2013, and now will take up a case brought by some 6,000 foreign citizens who were victims of terrorist attacks and seek to sue the Arab Bank, the largest bank in Jordan. Lawyers for the victims alleged the bank "knowingly and willingly" used its New York branch to transfer millions of US dollars that were used to finance terrorist attacks.

Comment: Suing the daylights out of banks and corporations for abetting terrorism, drug money laundering, etc. would seem to be the only language these companies understand...


USA

More gender madness: California healthcare workers who use the wrong gender pronoun can face jail time and fines

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A newly signed law signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown last week states that health care workers who choose not to address transgender patients by their preferred pronouns could face fines or jail time.

The bill, which was signed into law Wednesday, is designed to protect transgender and LGBT individuals in hospitals, assisted living facilities, long-term care facilities, and retirement homes from discrimination and ensure their needs are met, such as letting them use the bathroom of their preferred gender.

"It shall be unlawful for a long-term care facility or facility staff to take any of the following actions wholly or partially on the basis of a person's actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) status," the bill reads.

The law states that health care workers who "willfully and repeatedly" fail to address transgender people by their "preferred name or pronouns" if they were "clearly informed of the preferred name or pronouns" would be in violation of the law.

Comment: For more on these bizarre laws sweeping the nation:
Policing of speech: NYC to fine businesses for not using the correct gender pronoun
Compelled speech comes to Canada: Citizens using the 'wrong' gender pronoun could be accused of hate crimes
And the following bill is even worse. The government can remove the children of parents who don't accept and their kid's preferred 'gender expression'.
Bill 89: Canada's newest gender revisionism laws target children and parents


Sherlock

Hollywood's sudden exposure of Weinstein: Why now?

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  • Suddenly exposing Weinstein after decades of cover-ups seems absurd
  • Weinstein deployed the same tactic as De Niro when ousted
  • What happened to Weinstein and De Niro's vaccine safety documentary?
The 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival was one to remember. It will long be remembered as the one whereas Tribeca co-founder and Hollywood legend, Robert De Niro, was condemned for attempting to show Andrew Wakefield's vaccine safety documentary, Vaxxed. Filmmakers threatened to remove their films from Tribeca's lineup if De Niro didn't comply with the removal of the screening. And he most certainly complied.

Comment: While Weinstein's actions are inexcusable, the question of why this information comes out now may be something to consider. DeNiro vaccine coverage:


People

Healing the past: 84% of Russian students want a public debate about the Red Terror

They want to know what happened and what that means for today's Russia
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Recently, a fascinating trend in Russian society has emerged: a peaking, nation-wide interest in history, especially post-Revolution history and, even more so, the (in)famous Stalin years.

This year, on the centennial of the Russian Revolution of 1917, Russians are finally ready to grapple with the countless ghosts of the victims of Soviet purges and repressions: the Christians, the liberals, the peasants, the nobility, the foreigners, and so many other random "counterrevolutionaries."

This is the first large organized social attempt to address the brutal historical reality. Russians are discussing, debating, organizing exhibitions, building memorials and walls of tears for the victims. RGRU, the official Russian government publication of historical documents has created an official page called "reconciliation" for materials and news related to the memorialization and discussion of the Revolution and the Red Terror.

Bad Guys

NYPD says Harvey Weinstein evidence was presented to Manhattan DA


Ambra Battilana Gutierrez and Harvey Weinstein
It appears that the first casualty of the Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse scandal, may be none other than the Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr.

According to an explosive new article published by the New Yorker on Tuesday, Vance had evidence of Weinstein's sexually predatory behavior toward a woman, but didn't pursue the case. The story describes how model and former Miss Italy contestant Ambra Battilana Gutierrez accepted a meeting with Weinstein in March 2015. During the meeting, she told New Yorker that Weinstein groped her breasts and put his hands up her skirt.

After the encounter, Gutierrez went to the New York Police Department, which counseled her to wear a wire and meet with Weinstein the next day at his hotel. The New Yorker published the recorded audio of their exchange.

No Entry

Twitter censors Congresswoman's political ad over 'inflammatory' claim against Planned Parenthood's sale of baby body parts

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A Senate campaign video ad by Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn is being blocked by Twitter, due to an "inflammatory statement that is likely to evoke a strong negative reaction." The pro-life candidate, however, may benefit from the takedown.

The social media giant is reportedly blocking any paid promotion of a video announcing Rep. Blackburn's 2018 candidacy for a US Senate seat in Tennessee, which fellow Republican Senator Bob Corker is leaving vacant when he retires next year.

The Associated Press reported Monday that Twitter told Blackburn campaign vendors that her claim to have "stopped the sale of baby body parts" by Planned Parenthood was "deemed an inflammatory statement that is likely to evoke a strong negative reaction" and therefore would be blocked.

The women's health organization and abortion provider came under scrutiny in 2015 after pro-life activists released undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood officials discussing fetal tissue transactions to researchers, a legal practice as long as no profit is received, according to AP.

Penis Pump

Absolutely disgusting: World's first sex doll brothel is being bombarded with requests for paedophile and rape sessions by twisted perverts

The world's first sex doll brothel has been bombarded with sick requests from perverts who want to act out rape fantasies and even paedophile abuse.

Owner Sergi Prieto boasts he "caters for all" preferences but he has been forced to turn some punters away because of their disturbing desires.

Sergi co-founded the Lumidolls bordello, which opened in Barcelona earlier this year offering to fulfill men's "wildest fantasies" with lifelike sex dolls from £68 a session.

He told the Daily Star Online "business is booming" as tourists flock there from all over the world - but some vile requests have got out of hand.

Sergi, 72, said: "Some customers prefer the service because they have a rape fantasy.

"Obviously we don't want to promote this kind of activity."

Comment: As the human species spirals down in moral depravity, all one can say is BRING ON THE COMETS!