HT:IsraelMatzav.Video:July 20, 2010 (Tisha b'Av): Turkish activists at Washington embassy give Hitler salute.
Power cut in Sharjah as temperatures hit a hellish 45° C.Power outages caused by excess demand are creating hell for the city’s residents. There is not enough fuel to run the power plants without regular cuts. Night and day, people seek solace in their air-conditioned cars. Without traffic lights, driving has come to a virtual standstill. Without power, offices are dark and computers are off.
Tom Tancredo: Impeach Obama! Fox News: That's Ridiculous (VIDEO)."Well you may think so," Tancredo said. "I don't."Neighter do i!
UN Command Criticizes N. Korea Over Ship Sinking.Military Command Calls Sinking of South Korean Vessel a Violation of Armistice.
North Korea warns of nuclear 'sacred war'.North Korea says it will use its "nuclear deterrent" in response to joint US-South Korean military exercises this weekend.
Mel Gibson: 'I Want Jew Blood On My Hands,' Oksana Claims.Oksana claimed that Mel was angry TMZ had broken the story of his 2006 anti-Semitic rant, had Harvey followed to the gym at 4 a.m. and planned to have him kidnapped and left in the desert to die with broken kneecaps.She should be a script writer?
(Quietly) Obama Upgrades PLO's Diplomatic Status.U.S. upgrades status of Palestinian mission in Washington.Move raises PLO representation to “delegation.” Now able to fly the Palestinian flag.Obama's latest move therefore speaks volumes.Maybe next week he'll invite a few more rabbis to perform to them the art of Al-taqiyya!
Video:MSNBC Host: ‘I Busted My Ass For Obama’."I'm really sorry that Glenn Beck's going blind because I think it's a travesty he's not gonna see the country he's trying to destroy."
Price to attend Obama's birthday bash: $30,000.Does it come with a legal copy of his birth certificate?Soon he'll have to pay this for anyone to come!
Video:Construction of Flight 93 Memorial Underway.Heavy equipment began excavations for the Flight 93 National Memorial. The first phase of construction will be complete for the dedication on September 11, 2011.Another Mosque being build under our noses?
Navy braces for Lebanese flotilla.A ship with women, journalists ready to sail from Tripoli.Two ships are expected to depart Tripoli on either Friday or Saturday to try and break the blockade. One of the ships is carrying women and the other is carrying journalists.“They want to purposely create a provocation,” one defense official said. “These are also relatively fast ships which means that once they leave, they will be near Gaza fairly quickly.”
Judge tells former media mogul Black to stay in U.S.Federal District Judge Amy St. Eve, who oversaw Black's original trial, demanded the Canadian-born Black provide a thorough accounting of his assets before she would consider his request to go to Toronto to attend to his ailing wife, Barbara Amiel Black. She was beside him in court."I need additional information," St. Eve said. "There's a lot of uncertainty" about Black's assets.Black's lawyer, Miguel Estrada, repeated that his client, a former millionaire and the scion of a Canadian brewing family, did not have assets available to him because a Canadian court injunction has frozen them.As a result, a businessman had to step forward to guarantee his bond.
CNN Host Calls for Crackdown on 'Bloggers' in Wake of Sherrod Incident: 'Something’s Going to Have to be Done Legally'.Should there be a "gatekeeper" regulating internet bloggers? In the aftermath of the Shirley Sherrod incident, that's what CNN promoted on July 23.
Satellite spies vast algal bloom in Baltic Sea ,astonishing picture.The potentially toxic bloom, covering 377,000 sq km, could pose a risk to marine life in the region, warn scientists.Talk about Biblical proportions!
Bogus ‘Obama Mom’ Grants Lure Students."Barack Obama has made the pledge to help moms go back to school while the government pays for it,"
Muslim women 'refused bus ride' over veil.Two students claim London bus driver told them, ''I am not going to take you on the bus because you two are a threat'.Now they know how blind people feel when kicked of the bus because of their guide dog!
India unveils prototype for $35 touch-screen computer.Nice picture.
HT:WeaselZippers.Slacker-in-Chief hearts Fridays.But by God, he will NOT rest until the Gulf is cleaned up and Americans have jobs!Guidelines for Muslims on friday.
Updated:Workers at BP spill site get ready for evacuation.Relief well work has been suspended for at least 10-12 days, BP says.
Holocaust Survivors Blast French Rail's U.S. Pursuits.Holocaust survivors have long taken aim at the French national railway, which transported some 75,000 Jews to death camps during World War II. And now they're asking a court to stop the company from running trains in the U.S.
Sister of Mel Gibson's ex under suspicion.THR exclusive: Sources close to the case say prosecutors are examining her role in the audiotape leaks.If Natalie Grigorieva is found to have brokered the deal at the behest of her sister, it's possible the judge could find the Russian singer in contempt of court. The elder Grigorieva also could face extortion charges based on a text and e-mails she sent to Gibson.
First details on China oil spill's cause emerge.The first details emerged Friday on the cause of China's largest reported oil spill, while environmentalists urged the government to do more to warn local residents of potential danger, saying children are playing still off nearby beaches.
How to Create a Crisis and Steal a Nation.Even small children know how to get what they want by creating a crisis. Witness any "temper tantrum." My wife and I teach parenting skills. One of our sayings which we recommend to parents when dealing with a child's "crisis strategy" is: "Poor planning on your part does not constitute a crisis on my part. No, you can't borrow $20 because you are broke, even if you did promise to take Betty Lou to the movies tonight." The child did not get their way. A similar "No!" needs to be said to adult politicians who have created a crisis to get their way.
'Red Terror' Mass Grave Found In St. Petersburg.Archeologists working at the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg have discovered some 100 bone fragments that they say are part of a mass grave from the Red Terror of 1918, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.
The shocking moment a bison charges a woman in a U.S. park - as she films the whole thing.A close look at the footage shows that someone threw a stick at it right before it attacked.A "
When lightning strikes once, twice... 42 TIMES in one place (all in just half an hour).Zeus must be running out of lightning bolts if this image is anything to go by.Flashes of light illuminate Athens like a forest of electricity in the middle of an incredible storm. Meanwhile waterdrops tumbling from the drainpipe at the top of the image appear 'still' as they are instantly illuminated in the glare.
What happened when a woman driver tried to park her car as she stopped to admire the view - but forgot to put the handbrake on.
Shackled and shoeless in the streets, the tragic victims of a police crackdown on prostitution in China.But the images of the girls being frogmarched down the Guangzhou road - with their shoes removed to stop them running away - have shocked many in China.An outraged Chinese woman named Wan Yu took the images on her mobile phone and posted on the web
World Cup Octopus Surfaces In New Movie.Filming of the black comedy, The Murder of Paul the Octopus, has already finished in South Africa and post-production work is well under way.