China Urges North Korea To Be ‘Smart’ And Stop Its Missile Tests

China supported the UN resolution imposing new sanctions on North Korea.

A global pressure campaign on North Korea propelled by sharp new U.N. sanctions received a welcome boost Sunday from China, the North’s economic lifeline, as Beijing called on its neighbor to halt its missile and nuclear tests.

The Trump administration cautiously embraced China’s apparent newfound cooperation, while putting it on notice that the U.S. would be watching closely to ensure it didn’t ease up on North Korea if and when the world’s attention is diverted elsewhere. But there were no signs the U.S. would acquiesce to China’s call for a quick return to negotiations. AP

China delivered frank advice to North Korea, its outcast neighbor, on Sunday, telling Pyongyang to make a “smart decision” and stop conducting missile launches and nuclear tests.

The statement by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi came on the heels of a U.N. Security Council decision to impose additional sanctions on North Korea and its exports, and suggested that the American push to further isolate the regime of Kim Jung Un is reaping some dividends. But Wang also called on the United States to dial back the tension.

After meeting with North Korea’s top diplomat during an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) gathering here in the Philippine capital, Wang said that the situation on the Korean Peninsula is critical — but that it could be a turning point for negotiations over North Korea’s nuclear proliferation.

“Do not violate the U.N.’s decision or provoke international society’s goodwill by conducting missile launching or nuclear tests,” Wang said after talks with Ri Yong Ho, North Korea’s foreign minister. Wang, however, quickly added, “Of course, we would like to urge other parties like the U.S. and South Korea to stop increasing tensions.” WashingtonPost

Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Employees Accused Of Made Fake IDs For Illegal Aliens, Fraudulently Registered Them To Vote In Boston

I remember assurances that voter fraud was a myth.

Four state Registry of Motor Vehicle clerks along with two other people were arrested Wednesday after authorities say they were making false identifications through the registry and selling them to people living in the country illegally, some of whom had been deported in the past.

Some of those phony licenses and identifications were used to fraudulently register to vote in Boston, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Evelyn Medina, 56, of Boston; Annette Gracia, 37, of Boston; Kimberly Jordan, 33, of Randolph; David Brimage, 46, of Boston; Bivian Yohanny Brea, 41, of Boston; and a 32-year-old man identified as John Doe were all charged in federal court with aggravated identity theft.

Officials are still trying to determine John Doe’s true identity and list multiple aliases for him.

Medina, Gracia, Jordan, and Brimage were employed as clerks at the Haymarket Registry of Motor Vehicles. Authorities said Brea and Flako worked with the RMV clerks to operate the scheme.

The case against the six people began after Massachusetts State Police received an anonymous letter in October 2015 claiming a “corrupt RMV employee” was providing stolen identifications and drivers’ license to people seeking the phony documents.

“An investigation revealed that several Haymarket RMV clerks – Medina, Gracia, Jordan, and Brimage – were allegedly working with Brea, who acted as the document vendor, and Flako, who acted as the document dealer, to provide licenses and identification cards to illegal aliens for cash,” the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.

Flako, according to authorities, worked as the document dealer. Flako allegedly sold a Puerto Rican birth certificate and U.S. Social Security card to Brea, the document vendor, for approximately $900.

Brea, in turn, sold the stolen identities for more than $2,000 to clients seeking legitimate identities in Massachusetts. These clients included people living in the country illegally, individuals who were previously deported, and an individual who admitted to previously facing drug charges.

Brea allegedly also used the fake documents to register people to vote in Boston. The four RMV workers are accused of accepted cash to illegally issue authentic RMV documents – licenses and identification cards.  MassLive

Planned Parenthood: How To Teach Children Transgenderism Is Normal

Planned Parenthood, the taxpayer funded leftist-indoctrinating abortion mill, has issued guidelines on how to talk to preschoolers about gender rolls, masturbation, sexuality, transgerderism.

Planned Parenthood has decided that children as young as 4 should be instructed that gender and sex are different and that their genitals don’t indicate their gender.

The abortion provider issued new guidelines for parents on their website instructing them to tell inquiring children that, though boys and girls have different bodies, they shouldn’t pay attention to that, they can be whatever they want to be.

In a piece titled: “How do I talk with my preschooler about their body?” they show parent how to introduce the concept of transgender identity.

While the most simple answer is that girls have vulvas and boys have penises/testicles, that answer isn’t true for every boy and girl. Boy, girl, man and woman are words that describe gender identity, and some people with the gender identities ‘boy’ or ‘man’ have vulvas, and some with the gender identity ‘girl’ or ‘woman’ have penises/testicles. Your genitals don’t make you a boy or a girl.

So now, not only is the largest provider of abortion in the U.S. having their abortion industry subsidized by taxpayers, public funds are also furthering the indoctrination of children in a rejection of basic biology.  WesternFreePress

Under a section concerning pre-schoolers, the following hyperlinked questions are addressed:

How do I talk with my preschooler about their body?

How do I talk with my preschooler about identity?

What should I teach my preschooler about healthy social skills and relationships?

How do I talk with my preschooler about personal safety?

What should I teach my preschooler about pregnancy and reproduction?

What should I teach my preschooler about sex and sexuality?  DailyWire

Minnesota State Investigators Get Records Of Cop Who Fatally Shot Justine Damond

The investigators had to get a warrant for the training records. The police did not turn them over.  The investigators should have turned over to them training records, complete service record, all complaints, all internal evaluations, audio of 911 call, police radio traffic, officers phones..

Minnesota state investigators have obtained the training records of the Minneapolis police officers involved in the fatal shooting of an Australian woman who had called 911.

The Star Tribune reports that the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension issued a search warrant for the training records of Officers Mohamed Noor and Matthew Harrity.

Agent Brent Petersen wrote in his warrant application that the records will supplement the evidence obtained thus far. He received the records Friday.

The BCA says records confirmed that both officers “completed state mandated training in order to maintain an active peace officer license,” CBS Minnesota reports.   CBSNews

Russia Military In Southern Syria Near Israel’s Border

Russia is deploying troops to southern Syria, near the Israeli border, Ynet reports citing reports in Arabic-language media.

According to the Lebanese-based Al Mayadeen news channel, Russia is building a military base in the area of Quneitra and Dara’a, on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights. TimesOfIsrael

Russian military forces have replaced the Syrian regime’s military presence in Daraa and Quneitra in southern Syria, and have built a base in the area, Syrian opposition sources reported this week.

The move indicates that Russia intends to create a more permanent military presence near Israel’s northern border, and comes after the implementation of a Syrian cease-fire agreement brokered by the U.S. and Russia in July.

The Lebanon-based and Hezbollah-affiliated Al Mayadeen media network corroborated the reports, stating that Russian forces have been deployed in the region and are stationed in military posts shared with Syrian army units.

The Syrian army’s 4th division auxiliary force is the only regime unit due for complete withdrawal from southern Syria, while other Syrian military units will remain there, Al Mayadeen reported. Further, the Lebanese media outlet said Russia has built a military base between the city of Damascus and the suburb of Daraa.

Israeli officials remain concerned regarding the presence of the Syrian army as well as Hezbollah and Iranian forces in southern Syria. In July, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the cease-fire brokered by the U.S. and Russia perpetuates the presence of Iranian forces near Israel. America and Russia responded to Netanyahu’s criticism by saying Israel’s interests would be taken into account in Syria.  JNS

DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow’s New Muslim Superhero

DC comics is bring back a character named ISIS. The heroine is a devout Muslim that wears a bikini top.

DC Comics superhero Isis will be joining DC’s Legends of Tomorrow in its upcoming third season under her real name of Zari Adrianna Tomaz (played by Tala Ashe), and the fact that the character is a practicing Muslim is a choice show producer Marc Guggenheim said was made specifically in response to the election of U.S. President Donald Trump.

“You might have heard there was this election,” said Guggenheim during this week’s Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills (as quoted by Variety). “Not to get political, but something that we all gravitated toward in the writers room was making this character Muslim.”

“Representation is a really powerful thing,” added Ashe. “When I was growing up watching television, I didn’t see anyone who looked like me. When I think of the kid version of myself, I think it broadens your perspective. What I think is so lovely about this show is that the Legends are this tapestry that represent America today.” Newsrama