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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)


  

31 Oct 14

Isis now targeting women with guides on how to be the 'ultimate wives of jihad'
women, who Isis believe should never undertake combat roles, can contribute to jihad through "feminine manual labour" such as cooking and nursing fighters.  

FEMA conducts pandemic training in NY, NJ
Titled “2013-14 Pandemic Influenza Continuity Exercise Strategy,” the FEMA training simulates a global pandemic of influenza that spreads from person to person, including in the U.S..  

Christians outraged by orders to teach 'other faiths'
the U.K.’s official education inspector told an independent Christian school that it is out of step with “British values” prescribed by the government and must invite someone from another faith, such as a Muslim imam, to lead assemblies or it risks being closed. The threat comes amid a series of new school inspections imposed by the government in response to a “Trojan horse” scandal in which several public schools in Birmingham, England, were taken over by Muslim managers who imposed Islamic education standards.  

Jordan Threatens to Revoke Peace Treaty Over Temple Mount
Jordan's government has threatened to revoke its 1994 peace treaty with Israel after the Temple Mount was temporarily closed to both Jews and Muslims on Thursday, in an attempt to calm tensions after an Arab terrorist shot Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick.  

Houston, YOU Have a Problem!
Mayor Annise Parker crossed what some are calling a “bold red line.” In a dispute over a ballot item, city attorneys threatened 5 local pastors with subpoenas if they did not turn over all their sermons, speeches and communications such a emails and letters to their congregations related to the lawsuit. This attack on free speech and religious freedom brought immediate outrage from church leaders, Christian bloggers, conservative media and Christian attorneys dedicated to protecting these freedoms.  

First Presidential Debate in Works for Republicans
Prospective Republican White House hopefuls have been jockeying for position while helping their GOP colleagues in midterm contests from Iowa to New Hampshire in recent weeks. The list includes Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.  

Curbing immigration would be a 'disaster' Tony Blair warns as he begs Labour not to chase
TONY Blair was mocked today for pushing more voters towards Ukip after he claimed curbing immigration to Britain would be a "disaster".  

Amelia Earhart plane fragment identified
A fragment of Amelia Earhart's lost aircraft has been identified to a high degree of certainty for the first time ever since her plane vanished over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937, in a record attempt to fly around the world at the equator. New research strongly suggests that a piece of aluminum aircraft debris recovered in 1991 from Nikumaroro, an uninhabited atoll in the southwestern Pacific republic of Kiribati, does belong to Earhart’s twin-engined Lockheed Electra.  

Temple Rage Tensions hit new high in Jerusalem Photo: Gil Yohanan Tensions hit new high in Jerusalem Photo: Gil Yohanan Get Breaking News Alerts t
police prepare for 'day of rage' in Jerusalem as flashpoint Temple Mount reopens; 'war between Jews and Arabs is a religious,' Arabs say.  

ECB's Visco says concrete risk of deflation cannot be ignored
The eurozone faces a real risk of deflation, with medium and long-term inflation expectations now at historically low levels, European Central Bank governing council member Ignazio Visco said on Friday. Noting that the outlook for economic growth has weakened across the euro zone, Visco, who is also governor of the Bank of Italy, said 5-10 year inflation expectations had fallen below 2 percent, the ECB's level for price stability.  

Security official: Jerusalem rioting could persist for weeks, even months
As police prepared Friday for possible violent disturbances in Jerusalem," a senior security official estimated that rioting in the capital could continue for several more weeks, if not months.  

A SCARY STORM MISSES EARTH
In July 2012, Earth had a close call with a solar superstorm, the kind of space weather event that could cause significant damage to our technological infrastructure. Fortunately, it missed. In a newly-released interview, NASA heliophysicist Lika Guhathakurta discusses what might have happened if the storm had enveloped our planet.  

Another Oklahoma earthquake recorded today
During the past seven days, the USGS recorded 21 Oklahoma earthquakes. During the past 30 days, the USGS recorded 136 earthquakes of least 2.5 magnitude, including a 4.3 magnitude quake Oct. 10 near Cushing.  

GPS back-up: World War Two technology employed
Technology developed during World War Two is to be used as a back-up for GPS. The General Lighthouse Authorities (GLA) have announced that they have installed a system called eLoran in seven ports across Britain. The GLA say many critical instruments on ships use Global Navigation Satellite Systems, and if they fail the consequences could be disastrous.  

EDF France: Inquiry after drones buzz nuclear sites
An investigation has been launched after France's state-owned EDF power company said unidentified drones had flown over seven of its nuclear plants. The first unmanned aircraft was spotted on 5 October and there had been further sightings up to 20 October, EDF said. Who is behind the drones is unclear but pressure group Greenpeace has denied any involvement.  

Burkina Faso crisis: Blaise Compaore faces new protests
Protesters are gathering for a second day in the Burkina Faso capital Ouagadougou, calling on President Blaise Compaore to resign immediately. Opposition figures used social media overnight to call for new protests. They are angry at Mr Compaore, who responded to a day of violence by saying he would stay in power for a year under a transitional government.  

Costa Rica on alert after Turrialba volcano spews ash
Costa Rica has issued an emergency alert after ash from an erupting volcano reached the capital and beyond. Turrialba volcano, some 50km (30 miles) east of San Jose, began rumbling and producing seismic activity on Wednesday night. The authorities said they were evacuating nearby residents to temporary shelters as a precaution.  

UNHRC to Israel: Probe Gaza, start working on settler evacuations
The United Nations Human Rights Committee called on Israel to probe its last three Gaza conflicts and to begin working toward evacuating West Bank... The report also called for rerouting of the security barrier to the pre-1967 lines, halt settlement activity, stop expropriation of Palestinian land and look to evacuate citizens from the West Bank and east Jerusalem.  

Security official: Jerusalem rioting could persist for weeks, even months
As police prepared Friday for possible violent disturbances in Jerusalem," a senior security official estimated that rioting in the capital could continue for several more weeks, if not months. The security official told Channel 10 that defense establishment estimates do not believe there is an order on high or an organized hierarchy behind recent disturbances in east Jerusalem.  

Poland Is Preparing For A Potential Russian Invasion
As Vladimir Putin’s Russia continues to threaten Ukraine after stealing Crimea in the spring and exerting de facto Kremlin control over much of the Donbas this summer, war worries are mounting on NATO’s eastern frontier.  

Why Jerusalem’s holiest site remains a flashpoint
Fearing dangerous clashes following an assassination attempt on a right-wing rabbi advocating for greater Israeli access to Jerusalem's most contested holy precinct, Israeli authorities on Thursday took the extraordinary step of restricting access to the site — the first such closure in 14 years. Although that ban was subsequently lifted ahead of Friday's Muslim prayers, the move underscored the rising danger of confrontation as the Israeli-Palestinian struggle over the city's future continues to escalate.  

Ukraine, Russia, EU agree to natural gas supply deal
Ukraine, Russia and the European Union signed a deal on Thursday that will see Moscow resume vital supplies of gas to its ex-Soviet neighbor over the winter in return for payments funded in part by Kiev's Western creditors.  

Kerry says reported U.S. slur of Israel's Netanyahu 'damaging'
The description of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "chickenshit" by an anonymous U.S. official as quoted in a U.S. magazine this week was disgraceful and damaging, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday.  

Israel backing out of US V-22 aircraft sale
Israel's defence minister is dropping the purchase of US V-22 Osprey aircraft, raising concerns that this could further chill already frosty relations with Washington, Israel Hayom daily said Thursday.  

Obama and Mexican politicos secret pact borders on blackmail
There are allegations that the United States' leaders are all but rolling over like trained circus animals for the Mexican government because of a secret -- some claim sinister -- pact between the White House and Mexico's federal government in Mexico City, according to a knowledgeable source on Thursday.For example, growing number of Americans are asking the question of why President Barack Obama and his security team are allowing an American hero, Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi, to remain a captive of a corrupt and duplicitous Mexican government  

Foreign jihadists flocking to Iraq and Syria on 'unprecedented scale' – UN
The United Nations has warned that foreign jihadists are swarming into the twin conflicts in Iraq and Syria on “an unprecedented scale” and from countries that had not previously contributed combatants to global terrorism.  

Obama’s Midterm Loss Record Could Make History
President Barack Obama is about to do what no president has done in the past 50 years: Have two horrible, terrible, awful midterm elections in a row.In fact, Obama is likely to have the worst midterm numbers of any two-term president going back to Democrat Harry S. Truman.  

New Russian Boldness Revives a Cold War Tradition: Testing the Other Side
WASHINGTON — When the White House discovered in recent weeks that its unclassified computer systems had been breached, intelligence officials examined the digital evidence and focused on a prime suspect: Russia, which they believe is using its highly sophisticated cyber capabilities to test American defenses. But its tracks were well covered, and officials say they may never know for sure.  

Krauthammer: Netanyahu Remarks Showcase Obama's 'Incompetence'
The flap over derogatory statements made about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by an unnamed White House official shows President Barack Obama's real views, and exhibits his foreign policy "incompetence" that has been reflected in strained relations with countries around the world, Charles Krauthammer told "Fox & Friends" on Thursday.  

Officials: Dozens of Ex-Gitmo Prisoners Joining ISIS
Former Guantanamo Bay detainees may have joined up with Islamic State forces (ISIS) or other extremist groups within the Syrian border, according to senior Defense Department and intelligence officials.  

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