Unspun News 170616

WORLD
“In a climate of outright confrontation, even the Gulf monarchies have been overtaken by a series of unprecedented events. The differences between Qatar on one side, and Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain on the other, have escalated into a full-blown diplomatic crisis with outcomes difficult to foresee.”
https://www.strategic-culture.org/n…d-order-big-picture-qatar-saudi-fracture.html

“What Future Awaits the Arab NATO?” Bottom line – “it appears that the amount of internal feud among the states in the region is so widespread that they will not be able to form a real force.”
http://journal-neo.org/2017/06/15/what-future-awaits-the-arab-nato/

“UK Elections: Theresa Inflicts On Her Country the Worst of All Possible Woes”
http://journal-neo.org/2017/06/12/u…n-her-country-the-worst-of-all-possible-woes/

MofA – “A look at recent developments in Syria. [Updated below June 14 1:00am EDT]” … “The End Of The War Is Now In Sight”
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/47240.htm

“The United States has been using lies to go to war since 1846, when Americans who believed in manifest destiny sought to expand to the Pacific Ocean at the expense of Mexico…” … “So watch the lies if you want to know when the next war is coming. If the House of Saud, the Israelis and Donald Trump are talking trash and seem to agree about something then it is time to head for the bomb shelter.”
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/47244.htm

“‘At least 100 bodies’ on streets of ISIS-occupied city, says Philippine official”. Meet the new neighbours ….
https://www.rt.com/news/392438-marawi-philippines-death-toll-isis/

UNDER-REPORTED
“NATO: Whipping Up Hysteria over Russia’s ‘Threat’ from Kaliningrad Region”
https://www.strategic-culture.org/n…er-russia-threat-from-kaliningrad-region.html

“Scientists have begun working on the future of particle acceleration. The new accelerator will be three times the size of CERN’s Large Hadron Collider and will be seven times more powerful. It could open an all new era in physics.”
https://futurism.com/the-next-particle-collider-will-be-three-times-bigger-than-the-lhc/

“Battle for Raqqa: 300 civilians killed in US-led air strikes since March, war crimes investigators say”
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-…killed-in-us-led-air-strikes-in-raqqa/8619250

Oz – “Government establishes new national gun amnesty to rid community of illegal firearms”. Funny – you’d think they would ENCOURAGE (trained) gun ownership in the face of terror attacks …. or would that be putting the horse in front of the cart?
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-16/government-establishes-national-gun-amnesty/8622468

“Just days after President Donald Trump publicly scolded Qatar for being a “high level” exporter of regional terrorism in the Middle East, its government announced Wednesday the signing of a deal to buy $12 billion worth of F-15 fighter jets from U.S. weapons makers.” Riiiiiiiiight…….
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2…el-funder-terrorism-us-sells-qatar-12-billion

STEPHEN LENDMAN – “Dirty Open Secret: US Created and Supports ISIS” … “US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) documents prove it – obtained by Judicial Watch through an FOIA lawsuit.”
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/47241.htm

“Islamic terrorists are wonderful instruments for proxy wars – they cost very little but fight fearlessly. They are a global resource that can be brought into any local conflict. They are also expendable – we use them when convenient and kill them when inconvenient.”
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/47237.htm

“Israeli and US officials are in the process of jointly pre-empting Donald Trump’s supposed “ultimate deal” to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They hope to demote the Palestinian issue to a footnote in international diplomacy.”
https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/0…-israel-can-rid-itself-of-the-palestinians-2/

“Coordinated moves by Syrian and Iraqi militaries towards the Syrian-Iraqi border show that the two countries have become de facto military allies against ISIS and the regional intrigues of the US.”
http://theduran.com/syria-iraq-now-allies-isis-us/

NUCLEAR
“Six years plus after the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami that led to a partial meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear plant on March 11, 2011, a near total media blackout on this issue is signal that a colossal cover-up is taking place…”
http://www.wakingtimes.com/2017/06/12/40-year-plan-stop-leakage-fukushima-already-failed/

EARTH
“A major eruption started at Russia’s Sheveluch volcano at 16:20 UTC on June 14, 2017. KVERT reports a plume of ash reached a height of 12 km (39 360 feet) above sea level and warned explosions up to 15 km (49 200 feet) could occur at any time. The Aviation Color Code was raised from Orange to Red.”
https://watchers.news/2017/06/15/sheveluch-eruption-june-14-2017/

M5.9 @ 20km, Kermadec Is, NZ.
https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=598643

“100,000 evacuated as typhoon Merbok hits South China“
http://en.apa.az/world-news/asia-news/100-000-evacuated-as-typhoon-merbok-hits-south-china.html

US – “Many California roads still snowbound”. Summertime, and the snowin’ is easy ….
https://www.iceagenow.info/many-california-roads-still-snowbound/

US – “As of two days ago, runners in Colorado were still clearing snow from their marathon path. In fact, there was so much snow that they could ski as of last weekend.”
https://www.iceagenow.info/seven-feet-snow-hampering-colorado-marathon/

US – “Record cold across Nevada – Heavy snowfall in the mountains“
https://www.iceagenow.info/record-cold-across-nevada-heavy-snowfall-mountains/
ALSO – https://watchers.news/2017/06/14/nevada-snow-storm-june-12-2017/

UNCLASSIFIED
“For most people, it is a stretch of the imagination to understand the world in four dimensions but a new study has discovered structures in the brain with up to eleven dimensions – ground-breaking work that is beginning to reveal the brain’s deepest architectural secrets.”
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-06-blue-brain-team-multi-dimensional-universe.html

“Scientists have used satellite technology for the first time to generate and transmit entangled photons — particles of light — across a record distance of 1,200 kilometres on Earth.”
http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/…-quantum-entanglement-distance-record/8620240

“London tower fire: NSW documents reveal thousands of buildings could have cladding issue”. Nice one, China …….
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-…ears-nsw-buildings-could-be-tinderbox/8622470

ALTERNATIVE

PREDICTION/FORECASTS

ASTRONOMIC
“Jupiter is oldest planet in solar system, ancient meteorites show”
https://nexusnewsfeed.com/article/s…anet-in-solar-system-ancient-meteorites-show/

“Sun Likely Has a Long-Lost Twin”
https://www.space.com/37186-sun-long-lost-twin-nemesis.html
ALSO – https://phys.org/news/2017-06-evidence-stars-born-pairs.html

“China launches 1st X-ray space telescope to study black holes”
https://www.rt.com/news/392425-china-x-ray-telescope/

“Spewing a stream of solar wind as fast as 700 km/s (1.6 million mph), a hole in the sun’s atmosphere is turning toward Earth. Forecasters expect the stream to reach our planet on June 15th or 16th with a 40% chance of minor G1-class geomagnetic storms when it arrives. High-latitude sky watchers should be alert for auroras in the nights ahead,”
ALSO – “New sunspot AR2662 has broken a string of 4 spotless days”
http://spaceweather.com/archive.php?view=1&day=15&month=06&year=2017

“Mercury has no atmosphere and a weak magnetic field, so it receives the Sun’s radiation with little deflection, similar to Earth’s Moon. Since the Moon is also an airless world, with only traces of a magnetic field, perhaps the Moon and Mercury share similar features because they experienced similar events in the past.”
https://www.thunderbolts.info/wp/2017/06/14/quicksilver-messenger-2/

HEALTH
“The peels of some of the most widely consumed fruits in the world are remarkably efficient at absorbing a wide variety of harmful pollutants, including heavy metals, and they can be transformed into effective water filters with only minor preparation.”
https://wakeup-world.com/2014/03/31/four-ways-to-filter-and-purify-water-with-fruit/

“Researchers have developed a new colour-changing tattoo ink that responds to changes in the body, such as blood sugar and sodium levels.” Clever idea!
http://www.sciencealert.com/mit-is-…ink-that-can-monitor-your-health-in-real-time

GENERAL/USEFUL

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“Yet it is not quantity, not numbers that will make the difference, but the quality of our compassion, the quality of the love that radiates from our hearts. Every individual who becomes a clear channel for eternal love into these times offsets a thousand who remain locked in the dissolving values of the old.”

~~Ken Carey

Disclaimer
There is much disinformation and misinformation ‘out there’. I do not have the time to check the credentials of every writer that I place in Unspun, so please be aware that your discrimination, used in parallel with your open-minded intellect, is your best friend – ALL the time!