VIDEO: Beijing overtakes NYC as ‘Billionaire Capital’

BEIJBeijing has overtaken New York as the city with the highest number of billionaires for the first time, a new report by China-based firm Hurun says.

A total of 100 billionaires are now living in the Chinese capital, compared with 95 in New York, the report says.

Shanghai, China’s centre of commerce, comes in fifth place.

Hurun, which tracks wealth in China, has released an annual Global Rich List for the past five years measuring billionaires’ wealth in US dollars. MORE

CIA Confirms: Saudi Arabia has Four to Seven Nuclear Bombs, Deliverable by Missile or Aircraft

062871_XLFounding Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Counter-Terrorism Operations Center publicly confirms Saudi Arabia has deliverable nuclear bombs.

Last week, on “The Hal Turner Show” Mr. Turner told his audience that, based on his years of experience as a National Security Intelligence Asset with the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force, Saudi Arabia is in possession of nuclear weapons.  He also made clear that a CIA asset had (earlier) made this revelation in public, on FOX NEWS CHANNEL, and this revelation was a staggering breach of Classified Information protocols.MORE

VIDEO: Lebanon: ‘River of trash’ chokes Beirut suburb as city’s garbage crisis continues

RIVERBeirut, Lebanon (CNN)A river of stinking garbage bags snakes its way through the suburbs of Beirut, a surreal and unhygienic blight on Lebanon’s cosmopolitan capital.

This overflowing landfill, stretching for hundreds of meters through Jdeideh in the city’s suburbs, is the consequence of the city’s months-long garbage crisis — both a symbol and a byproduct of the country’s dysfunctional politics.

“This used to be such a beautiful place, but look at it now. We can’t even walk by it,” Jawanah, a local resident who didn’t want to give the rest of her name, told CNN. MORE

VIDEO: Justice Scalia spent his final hours in the company of a secret society of hunters that has existed since the 1600s

93274Justice Antonin Scalia spent his final hours at a Texas ranch in the company of a secretive society of hunters that has existed for almost 400 years.

Several members of the 35-strong hunting party at the Cibolo Creek Ranch where Scalia was found dead are known to be current or former members of The International Order of Saint Hubertus.

John Poindexter, the owner of the ranch, is known to hold a leadership position in the Order, as does C. Allen Foster, a prominent Washington lawyer and Scalia’s traveling companion for the trip. MORE

Fox News Host Judge Jeanine Just Sent Major Warning To Christians That Everyone Should See

Judge-JeanineSpeaking to a capacity crowd on Tuesday night, the Fox News host said, “Although it seems that the protections that we have in the Constitution are protections that no one can take away from us, I want to tell you that they’re already being taken away. The irony of today’s liberalism that is accepting of anything and everything is that it is sanctioning discrimination against Christians.” MORE

Why can’t women drink as much as men?


Can you explain why “moderate” drinking is defined differently for men and women? Is it because men tend to be heavier? Or is there more to it?


Women are advised to drink less alcohol than men because they are much more vulnerable to alcohol’s harmful effects.

For example, research has found that if a woman has more than one drink a day, she increases her risk of car accidents and other traumatic injuries. Her risk of high blood pressure, stroke, suicide and breast cancer goes up. And drinking more than one drink a day also increases the risk that she will go on to abuse or become dependent on alcohol. MORE

Mormons now most Republican religious group

FT_16.02.22_religionPoliticalAffiliation_640px1The Pew Research Center, drawing on findings from the 2014 Religious Landscape Survey, released a report today on “U.S. Religious Groups and Their Political Leanings.”

“Mormons are the most heavily Republican-leaning religious group in the U.S., while a pair of major historically black Protestant denominations – the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church and the National Baptist Convention – are two of the most reliably Democratic groups,” said the report.

Seventy percent of Mormons now affiliate with the GOP, which is up from 65% when the survey was done in 2007. The next-most-Republican group, the Southern Baptist Convention, is six points behind the Latter-day Saints at 64%. MORE

Pope Francis’ pregnant receptionist found dead in her apartment

Santa-Marta-residence-Vatican-CityThe Vatican is calling for a complete investigation after the Pope’s pregnant receptionist was found dead in her apartment last week on the outskirts of the city.

Mariam Wuolou, a 34-year-old from Eritrea who worked at Pope Francis’ home and a priests’ guesthouse called Santa Marta, was seven months pregnant when she was discovered dead on Friday, The Mirror reports.

An initial review of the body showed no signs of violence, and Woulou had been absent from work for weeks due to complications from diabetes, according to the ANSA news agencyMORE