Despite the constant threats and missile tests coming out of North Korea, emergency management officials in Washington state say they are prevented from forming an evacuation plan in the event of a nuclear attack. “State law does not allow any advanced planning,” said Karina Shagren with the Washington State Emergency Management Division. RCW 38.52.030, passed in 1983, says “The comprehensive, all-hazard emergency plan authorized under this subsection may not include preparation for emergency evacuation or relocation of residents in anticipation of nuclear attack.” Retired General Barry McCaffrey, who has been outspoken about the need to pay serious attention to...Read More
An Idaho school promoted a gay club for middle and high school students that was intended to be hidden from parents. The principal was caught talking about keeping the group secret in an audio recording, according to a release from Liberty Counsel. The Forrest M. Bird Charter School also recruited students for the club and concealed their activism from the student’s parents. The nonprofit legal organization, Liberty Counsel, says that’s against the law. The Christian legal group protects religious freedom and stands up for Christian conservative values. Liberty is vowing to “take further action to prevent irreparable harm to...Read More
A US Air Force plane which helped in the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster has been called in to find the source of a mysterious radioactive cloud heading towards the UK. The WC-135 Constant Phoenix, which is specially modified to collect atmospheric samples, flew out of RAF Mildenhall on a mission to find evidence of nuclear activity or explosion, according to strong rumours. Specialist equipment enables the crew to detect radioactive debris ‘clouds’ in real time – after such a cloud was believed to be heading towards northern Europe and the Barents Sea. News of the deployment comes amid...Read More
President Trump spoke out Tuesday against the wave of anti-Semitic threats against Jewish community centers, calling them “horrible” reminders of the bigotry that still exists in the country. “The anti-Semitic threats targeting our Jewish community and community centers are horrible and are painful and a very sad reminder of the work that still must be done to root out hate and prejudice and evil,” Trump said after touring the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Trump has been under increasing pressure to speak out again anti-Semitism amid several recent episodes, including bomb threats...Read More
Last night, Hillary Clinton was in Washington DC being honored by the Children’s Defense Fund. It was her first public appearance since she gave her concession speech the day after the election. She looks extremely tired, weathered, and lacking stamina. HILLARY STATES THE ELECTION WAS NEVER ABOUT HER. Clinton: “But as I said last week: our campaign was never about one person or even one election.” https://t.co/J54RiABFFl pic.twitter.com/FnejvYoiD4 — CBS News (@CBSNews) November 17, 2016 Hillary Clinton struggled to leave her house following her election defeat last week, she said during her first public appearance on Wednesday. “Now I...Read More
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