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If therefore thou shalt not watch I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee Rev(3:3)


  

01 Sep 14

12 Are Killed as Militants Attack Prison in Somalia
An attack by members of the Shabab militant group on a government detention center in Mogadishu on Sunday left at least 12 people dead, including seven attackers, officials said.  

Judge blocks enforcement of La. abortion law
A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers and advocates appeared to disagree about whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion clinics in the state or only those at three clinics whose lawsuit challenges the measure.  

Russia's Putin seeks 'statehood' talks on east Ukraine
Moscow and Kiev representatives will meet in Minsk Monday after Russian President Vladimir Putin raised the stakes in the Ukraine conflict by calling for statehood to be discussed for the restive east of the former Soviet state.  

'Hundreds' of Americans linked to IS: lawmaker
Several hundred US citizens may have had contact with Islamic State jihadists in Syria, the chairman of the powerful House Intelligence Committee said Sunday.  

Israel plans to expropriate 400 hectares of West Bank, army says
Israel announced Sunday it will expropriate 400 hectares (988 acres) of Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank, angering the Palestinians and alarming Israeli peace campaigners.  

Why Japan's economy is stuck in no man's land
As poor economic data rattles faith in Abenomics following the April consumption tax hike, one analyst told CNBC that uncertainty over the outlook for Japan's economy will linger for some time.  


31 Aug 14

3.4-magnitude quake hits near Napa
The quake hit 5 miles southwest of Napa, the center of California's famed wine country.  

Feds’ Bulletin Describes Threat of Imminent Terrorist Attack on Southern Border
Islamic terrorist groups are operating in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez and planning to attack the United States with car bombs or other vehicle born improvised explosive devices (VBIED). High-level federal law enforcement, intelligence and other sources have confirmed to Judicial Watch that a warning bulletin for an imminent terrorist attack on the border has been issued.  

Britain put on alert of 'highly likely' attack by terrorist groups
Britain raised its terrorism alert yesterday to the second-highest level with Prime Minister David Cameron saying the Islamic State (Isis) group operating in Syria and Iraq posed the country's greatest-ever security risk.  

Will China Be World's Largest Christian Nation by 2025?
"China is destined to become the largest Christian country in the world very soon." By his calculations, the number of believers in the People's Republic of China will rise to 160 million by 2025 and 247 million by 2030. If so, the country would be home to more Christians than any nation on earth.  

Home> U.S. Moderate Earthquake Hits Region Near Fairbanks
The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.  

Coastal quake risk: Japan on watch, Northwest ‘essentially blind’
How many real-time seismometers has the U.S. deployed to monitor the Cascadia Subduction Zone off Washington, Oregon and Northern California? “Zero,” said John Vidale, director of the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network at the University of Washington. “We are essentially blind.”  

Iceland volcano erupts again, aviation warning raised to highest level
Iceland has raised its aviation warning level after a new eruption from a fissure near the Bardarbunga volcano Sunday morning.  

Saudi king warns West will be jihadists' next target
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has warned that the West will be the next target of the jihadists sweeping through Syria and Iraq, unless there is "rapid" action. "If we ignore them, I am sure they will reach Europe in a month and America in another month," he said in remarks quoted on Saturday by Asharq al-Awsat daily and Saudi-backed Al-Arabiya television station.  

Coverage for End-of-Life Talks Gaining Ground
Five years after it exploded into a political conflagration over “death panels,” the issue of paying doctors to talk to patients about end-of-life care is making a comeback... Bypassing the political process, private insurers have begun reimbursing doctors for these “advance care planning” conversations as interest in them rises along with the number of aging Americans.  

Polish president warns Germany of Putin's 'empire' ambitions
Polish President Bronis law Komorowski said that Vladimir Putin is trying to build a new Russian empire for Moscow and that the region now had to choose whether it wanted "a Cossack Europe or a democratic one". "Russia has carried out an invasion in Ukraine," the Polish head of state told German public radio, according to excerpts of an interview to be broadcast later on Saturday.  

Devil Worshipers Confident Black Mass in Oklahoma Will Happen Despite Petition
The devil worshiping church hosting the black mass in the Oklahoma City Civic Center in Oklahoma City on Sept. 21 remains confident that the event will take place, despite a recent online petition from an opposing organization. ..."We are devil worshippers, we are not spiritual satanists," Daniels told CP. "We believe in Angra Mainyu that is the original devil from Persia." The group's website describes the deity as a "destroyer."  

Iceland issues new Bardarbunga volcano lava alert
Iceland has raised its aviation warning level after a fresh eruption from a fissure near the Bardarbunga volcano. However, Iceland's Met Office described the eruption as "a very calm lava eruption" which could "hardly be seen on seismometers". The warning means planes will be banned from flying within 6,000 feet of the volcano peak.  

Ebola outbreak: Senegal confirms first case
Senegal's health minister has confirmed a first case of Ebola, making it the fifth West African country to be affected by the outbreak. Awa Marie Coll Seck told reporters on Friday that a young man from Guinea had travelled to Senegal despite having been infected with the virus.  

Ecuador gives details of new digital currency
The Ecuadorean government has released more details of its plans to create what it calls the world's first digital currency issued by a central bank. Central bank officials say the electronic money, as yet unnamed, will start circulating in December. The new money will be used alongside the existing currency in Ecuador, the US dollar.  

Report: Islamic State trying to develop biological weapons
The Islamic State...is also trying to develop biological weapons , Foreign Policy reported, citing information found on a laptop computer seized from an IS operative. ...The laptop, belonging to a Tunisian operative of the Islamic State, named Muhammed S., with a background in chemistry and physics, included a 19-page document on developing biological weapons and weaponizing the bubonic plague.  

Hamas: Attempts to Disarm Us Are 'Worthless'
Hamas on Saturday declared that any attempts to disarm the terrorist groups in Gaza are "worthless," the Ma’an news agency reported. Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said in a statement quoted by the outlet that the demilitarization of the factions was "inconsistent with international law and our people will not allow it."  

Fatah blasts Hamas for stealing humanitarian aid during Gaza operation
Fatah’s Central Committee on Saturday night issued a strong condemnation of Hamas, accusing the Islamist movement of targeting Fatah cadres during the war and stealing humanitarian aid. The attack is seen as a sign of increased tensions between the two parties in the aftermath of Operation Protective Edge and could jeopardize the reconciliation agreement between them.  

Pakistan protesters clash with Islamabad police
Pakistan police have fired tear gas at anti-government protesters marching on the official Islamabad residence of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The city's two main hospitals have told BBC 264 people have been injured, including at least 26 policemen. Demonstrators loyal to opposition politician Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri have been taking part in a sit-in for two weeks.  

EU set to tighten Russia sanctions 'within a week'
The European Union has given Russia one week to reverse course in Ukraine or face new sanctions. European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said the EU was working urgently on further restrictive measures. Earlier, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said his country was "close to a point of no return - full scale-war" with Russia.  

Iraq launches drive to break jihadist siege of Amerli
Iraq launched a major operation on Saturday to liberate a jihadist-besieged town, as US Secretary of State John Kerry called for a global coalition to combat the “genocidal” militants.  

US launches airstrikes on IS rebels near Mosul dam
The US military launched fresh attacks on Islamic State forces in Iraq, using fighter aircraft and drones to carry out strikes near the Mosul dam, the Pentagon said on Saturday.  

Is there a microchip implant in your future?
You can inject one under your skin and no one will ever notice. Using short-range radio frequency identification (RFID) signals, it can transmit your identity as you pass through a security checkpoint or walk into a football stadium. It can help you buy groceries at Wal-Mart. In a worst-case scenario – if you are kidnapped in a foreign country, for example – it could save your life.  

US launches air strikes on IS rebels near Mosul dam: Pentagon
The US military launched fresh attacks on Islamic State forces in Iraq, using fighter aircraft and drones to carry out strikes near the Mosul dam, the Pentagon said on Saturday.  


30 Aug 14

Ukraine crisis: EU leaders consider response to Russia
EU leaders are to meet in Brussels to consider fresh sanctions against Russia following accusations that its troops are fighting inside Ukraine. Russia denies that its regular forces are backing a rebel offensive in eastern Ukraine. But ahead of the summit, EU officials said a clear message must be sent to Russia to de-escalate the crisis.  

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