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“If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn't. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn't be. And what it wouldn't be, it would. You see?” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

Russian Senator: U.K. Will Be ‘Wiped Off the Face of the Earth’ If It Uses Nuclear Weapons

“A senior Russian politician responded aggressively Monday to comments by the U.K.’s defense minister suggesting pre-emptive use of nuclear weapons against Russia is an option for London, claiming the U.K. would be completely annihilated by Russia’s nukes in response. “
http://www.newsweek.com/russia-nuclear-attack-uk-wipe-nation-face-earth-589794

Obama’s hidden Iran deal giveaway – POLITICO

“This has erased literally years — many years — of hard work, and important cases that can be used to build toward other cases and even bigger players in Iran’s nuclear and conventional weapons programs,” said former Justice Department counterproliferation prosecutor David Locke Hall, adding that the swap demolished the deterrent effect that the arrests and convictions may have had. “Even though these men’s crimes posed a direct threat to U.S. national security, the [Obama] administration has essentially told them their efforts have produced nothing more than political capital that can be traded away when politically expedient.”
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/04/24/obama-iran-nuclear-deal-prisoner-release-236966

Ted Cruz Calls for $14 Billion Seized from ‘El Chapo’ to Fund Border Wall

“Fourteen billion dollars will go a long way toward building a wall that will keep Americans safe and hinder the illegal flow of drugs, weapons, and individuals across our southern border,” Senator Cruz stated, according to a statement obtained by Breitbart Texas from the senator’s office. “Ensuring the safety and security of Texans is one of my top priorities.”
http://www.breitbart.com/texas/2017/04/25/ted-cruz-calls-14-billion-seized-el-chapo-fund-border-wall/

April 26: Operation Gotham Shield: Emergency responders from across the region stage nuclear bomb drill

“The exercise will simulate a highly challenging and complex incident with multiple cascading events resulting in long term regional impacts,” said a FEMA spokesperson.

via Operation Gotham Shield: Emergency responders from across the region stage nuclear bomb drill | New York’s PIX11 / WPIX-TV

April 26: Entire U.S. Senate to go to White House for North Korea briefing

Top Trump administration officials will hold a rare briefing on Wednesday at the White House for the entire U.S. Senate on the situation in North Korea.

All 100 senators have been asked to the White House for the briefing by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Monday.

via Entire U.S. Senate to go to White House for North Korea briefing | Reuters

April 26: Massive “Coordinated Terror Attack” Drill in DC

April 26th is shaping up to be a busy day.

As we reported on Friday, that’s when Operation Gotham Shield, an exercise involving FEMA, Homeland Security and a myriad of law enforcement and military agencies and which simulates a nuclear bomb blast over Manhattan, is set to conclude.

Then, as we learned earlier, April 26 is also when the entire Senate will be briefed by Donald Trump and his four top defense and military officials on the situation in North Korea at the White House, an event which Reuters dubbed as “unusual.”

April 26 is also when the USS Carl Vinson is expected to finally arrive off the coast of the Korean Penninsula.

via Washington D.C. To Hold Massive “Coordinated Terror Attack” Drill This Wednesday | Zero Hedge

DHS Chief: Without Localities’ Help, ‘We Have to Go Into Neighborhoods’ to Find Illegal Aliens

“The best place for us to pick up these illegal criminals is in jails and prisons. It is inconceivable to me that an elected official at any level would prefer these types of men and women to be released into the community,” Kelly said.

via DHS Chief: Without Localities’ Help, ‘We Have to Go Into Neighborhoods’ to Find Illegal Aliens – Defense One

Al Gore’s New Group Demands $15 Trillion To Fight Global Warming

European countries and energy companies have been pressuring the White House to stay party to Paris.

Royal Dutch Shell, for example, aided the pro-Paris faction of the Trump administration by publicly supporting continued U.S. participation in the United Nations deal. Shell is a major producer of natural gas, which the company bills as a way to fight global warming.

Shell funds ETC, and the group’s report mainly targets emissions from coal use.

via Al Gore Wants To Spend $15 Trillion To Stop Global Warming | The Daily Caller

Quantum Cryptography Systems

The QPN 8505 is a next-generation quantum cryptography system that relies on the laws of physics rather than computational difficulty for safeguarding keys. It is easily integrated into existing network infrastructures and incorporates real-time key generation based on quantum key distribution protocols. MagiQ’s QPN delivers always-on industry standard IPSec based VPN protection while providing an additional layer of security via quantum cryptography. The system offers cost-effective protection from both internal threats, such as disgruntled employees, and from external threats. MagiQ’s QPN 8505 is targeted at government applications including military, intelligence gathering and homeland defense. Commercial applications include financial services, Telco carriers and disaster recovery.     http://www.magiqtech.com/research-labs/

Copy anyone’s voice from just 1 minute of audio

By releasing our technology publicly and making it available to anyone, we want to ensure that there will be no such risks. We hope that everyone will soon be aware that such technology exists and that copying the voice of someone else is possible. More generally, we want to raise attention about the lack of evidence that audio recordings may represent in the near future

via Eerie tech promises to copy anyone’s voice from just 1 minute of audio