News Burst 12 December 2019
- Thousands of enigmatic holes discovered in pacific ocean seabead off California’s coast. The researchers explained that the origins of some of the seafloor holes they studied remains unclear, and that there’s plenty of work to be done in order to solve this mystery.
- First California, now Arizona. Eyewitnesses puzzled by mysterious hovering orb dropping flares. Over the past week, a spate of eerie sightings of unidentified flying objects in countries across the world, from New Zealand to southern England, including a major sighting in California reportedly seen by over 100 eyewitnesses, left stargazers puzzled.
- 2,600 UFO sightings in Ohio so far in 2019. In the last three months, UFOs have been spotted in Lakewood, North Royalton, Willoughby and around the state.
- At least 70 soldiers were killed in the attack on a military camp in Niger in the western Tillaberi region near the Mali border, AFP has reported, citing security sources. “The terrorists bombarded the camp with shells and mortars. The explosions from ammunition and fuel were the cause of the heavy toll.”
- UK: Polls open at 0700 GMT on Thursday for the third general election in under five years, the second since the seismic 2016 referendum vote to leave the European Union.
- Following weeks of anomalous cold in Samut Prakana, a central Thai province located just south of Bangkok, the local wildlife is being negatively impacted. Hundreds of fish have been found dead in a lake in Prueksa Village.
- Britain’s oldest patch of snow “survived” the summer of 2019. The Sphinx is an icy pocket situated in an isolated corrie on Britain’s third highest mountain, Braeriach, in the Scottish Cairngorms range. Known as “Scotland’s glacier,” it has only ever completely melted on eight occasions in the past 300 years — in 1933, 1953, 1959, 1996, 2003, 2006, 2017 and 2018.
- With mass protests against Emmanuel Macron’s pension reform plan entering their seventh day, French workers and unions signaled that they are not ready to back down in their efforts to have the new scheme completely scrapped.
- Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard pledged to seek a congressional inquiry into the Afghanistan war after a damning report said US officials have been lying about what has been happening there since the US occupation began.
- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday it was investigating production issues at Boeing Co’s 737 MAX factory after an ex-manager warned that schedule pressure and worker fatigue were raising safety risks.
- Money talks and sexual predators walk. Harvey Weinstein, his former associates, insurers and accusers have all reached a nearly $47 million tentative settlement of virtually all the civil cases pending against him, about $25 million of which will compensate women who have accused the Hollywood producer of sexual misconduct.
- The world’s rich are hoarding gold, this according to data buried in a recent Goldman Sachs note to clients. The Goldman note cited political uncertainty and recession fears as the catalyst for the move toward gold. It also mentioned worries about a wealth tax, increasing interest in Modern Monetary Theory (essentially money-printing) and the current loose central bank monetary policy.
Strongest EQ in Europe M4.8 Greece
Strongest EQ in US M3.7 Alaska
Strongest EQ on the Planet M5.2 Japan (After the Deep Quake)
Deepest EQ M4.4 498 km South of the Fiji IslandsNews Burst 12 December 2019