DEA and ICE are hiding surveillance cameras in streetlights

Nov 10, 2018

(QZ) The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have hidden an undisclosed number of covert surveillance cameras inside streetlights around the country, federal contracting documents reveal. According to government procurement data, the DEA has paid a Houston, Texas company called Cowboy Streetlight Concealments LLC roughly $22,000 since June 2018 for…

Billionaire eyes private mission to find aliens (demons)

Nov 10, 2018

(SPACE) Government agencies may not have a monopoly on life-hunting space missions for much longer. Breakthrough Initiatives, which already scans the heavens for possible signals from faraway alien civilizations, is considering looking for E.T. on worlds close to home, founder Yuri Milner said. “We are thinking very seriously about solar system-based initiatives,” Milner said here…

Suspects forced to give passwords, fingerprints, facial scans, or retinal scans to police

Nov 10, 2018

(ZD NET) South Australia Police is set for a boost to its powers under proposed laws introduced on Thursday in Adelaide, which would enable police officers to compel passwords and biometrics from suspects. The proposed laws would apply in cases of indictable offences or where a maximum penalty of over two years applies, following court…

Wildfire destroys California town

Nov 9, 2018

(AP) The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): A fire official says the Northern California town of Paradise has been “pretty much” destroyed. CalFire Capt. Scott McLean says a wind-whipped wildfire destroyed thousands of structures but he said they won’t have an exact count until they can get into the area. The town of…

Man wearing ‘I Love Jesus’ hat broke into church, ripped Bibles

Nov 9, 2018

(WTVR) A Chesterfield Reverend is in disbelief after someone broke into his church, ripped Bibles, spray-painted walls, and smashed a glass window. For 28 years, Ironbridge Church has served the community. Tuesday it was a polling location for Election Day. “So apparently our electronic system did not work properly to relock one of the doors,…

Florida study finds monarch butterflies declined 80 percent since 2005

Nov 9, 2018

(TBO) Every year thousands of monarch butterflies dance through the air over North Florida, traveling between their winter refuge in Mexico and their regular homes along the U.S. Atlantic coastline. The colorful pageant attracts flocks of tourists who are eager to bear witness to this sprightly migration. Every year, though, there have been fewer and…

Dutchman, 69, in legal bid to cut 20 years off his age

Nov 9, 2018

(BREITBART) A Dutch “young god” just months shy of his 70th birthday has launched a legal bid to slash 20 years off his age as he looks to enhance his prospects at work and in love. In an unprecedented case in the Netherlands, Emile Ratelband told a tribunal that he wants to shift his birth…

Facial biometrics to be deployed at Rugby World Cup

Nov 8, 2018

(BIOMETRIC UPDATE) Deployments of NEC’s facial recognition technology throughout Japan are continuing with its adoption to screen reporters attending the Rugby World Cup in 2019, the Japan Times reports, and for a demonstration at Narita International Airport’s Terminal 3, which begins next April, according to a company announcement. Reporters entering Rugby World Cup events at…

China will use particles to form clouds

Nov 8, 2018

(EXPRESS) China is developing a high-tech weather control system which will allow the Asian superpower to move water vapour in the air from the damp west part of the country to the arid north – and the scheme could be rolled out as soon as 2022. Engineers behind the Tianhe project – which translates to…

Roman Catholics praying in cemeteries to free souls from ‘purgatory’ November 1-8

Nov 7, 2018

(CHRISTIAN NEWSWIRE) As has been the custom for the past 50 years, Roman Catholics worldwide who pray at a cemetery between Nov. 1-8-and follow other requirement-are being offered a plenary indulgence to free their loved one from Purgatory and send their soul to Heaven. The practice has been said to be unbiblical for a number…

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