19 Aug 14
Earthquake swarm in northwest Nevada
An earthquake swarm has hit the northwest corner of Nevada near the borders of Oregon and California. There have been 87 quakes of magnitude 1 or more since Monday and 96 since Aug. 13 in the area of the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge, according to Nevada Seismological Laboratory.
Magnitude 4 earthquake in Cook Inlet region
The Alaska Earthquake Information Center in Fairbanks says it was centered near the Iliamna volcano, which is 34 miles southwest of the Redoubt volcano, 137 miles southwest of Anchorage and 60 miles west of Homer.
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Oklahoma City, hundreds report shaking
Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 9:27 AM - The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed a magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Guthrie, Oklahoma Tuesday morning.
US won't reveal records on health website security
After promising not to withhold government information over "speculative or abstract fears," the Obama administration has concluded it will not publicly disclose federal records that could shed light on the security of the government's health care website...
Muhammed Is Britain's Most Popular Boys Name
As exclusively reported by Breitbart London last week, Muhammed has been crowned Britain's most popular boys name in figures published by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) today. The name of the Muslim prophet beat Oliver as the most popular boys name chosen by parents in Britain in 2013.
‘Chilling’ Sign Seen Behind CNN’s Jake Tapper During Ferguson Protests
A sign that read “ISIS here” was spotted Monday night behind a CNN host during live coverage of the unrest which has gripped a Missouri suburb following the shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old.
I’m Wanted for 'Hate Crimes' in Canada
"Under the guise of 'anti-discrimination,' Christians today face discrimination at unprecedented levels.
"Christians," I continued, "true Christians—regenerate, Bible-believing Christians who strive their level best to maintain fidelity to the word of God and honor His commands—will not, indeed cannot, participate in, approve of, facilitate or encourage certain behaviors deemed by the Holy Scriptures to be immoral or sinful.
The "Islamic State" Wake-Up Call
The "Islamic State" terrorist group active in Iraq, in Syria, and even in Gaza, has sounded a wake-up call to the West to arise from its slumber
'Breakthrough' Reported in Cairo Talks; Deal 'Initialed'
The Israeli and Palestinian teams to Cairo ceasefire talks have signed their initials to a permanent ceasefire agreement, according to an unconfirmed report by Bethlehem-based Ma'an news.
RED HEIFER UPDATE
upon recent inspection it has become clear that Talia, as she is affectionately known, has become disqualified for use for the ordinance of the red heifer and is now unfit according to Biblical law. This is on account of a change of pigmentation in a patch of skin, as well as the appearance of white hairs in the affected area.
Pope Francis: I Only Have 2-3 More Years to Live
"Another two or three years, and God will take me," Francis said, speaking to reporters on his way back to the Vatican from South Korea. According to reporters on the plane, the pope was generally in high spirits despite the grim prediction.
Huckabee: Does Library of Congress need weapons?
the notion of God-given rights is being replaced by government control. Privacy rights are crumbling along with Fourth Amendment guarantees that protect citizens from warrantless searches, she said.
Islamic State booby traps massive Iraqi dam which could kill thousands if breached
The American backed offensive to recapture Iraq's biggest dam slowed on Monday, as fighters from the Islamic State rigged part of the area with booby traps and remotely triggered bombs.
Ebola Death Toll in West Africa Tops 1,200
As West African nations grapple with the worst-ever outbreak of the Ebola virus, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the death toll had exceeded 1,200 and announced increased efforts to forestall hunger in areas isolated by quarantine measures.
A minor CME hit Earth's magnetic field on August 19th at approximately 06:30 UT. The impact was not a strong one. Nevertheless, mild to moderate geomagnetic storms are possible at high latitudes as Earth moves through the CME's wake on August 19-20.
Kuwait rocks on Iran-Iraq border quake
Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) announced that an earthquake of magnitude 5.0 on the Richter Scale struck Iran at a location about 594 kms away from north of Kuwait, which shook the Iranian- Iraqi border areas and was experienced in some parts of Kuwait.
Despite sanctions relief, Iran aids Hamas with missile technology
...Iranian assistance is what ultimately helped the Palestinian group build the thousands of rockets it fired at Israeli targets from Gaza starting in July.
...one influential Iranian official...claiming Hamas was able to fire missiles into Israel specifically because of technology provided by Iran, and that Tehran should get serious about continuing to provide new assistance.
Ukraine convoy attack near Luhansk leaves 'no survivors'
No-one survived an attack on a convoy of refugees in the Luhansk area of eastern Ukraine on Monday, a rebel source has told the BBC.
Details of the attack are still unclear but a Ukrainian military spokesman has said 15 bodies have so far been recovered from the scene.
Ukraine has accused pro-Russian rebels of attacking the convoy but they have denied involvement.
Pope lifts beatification ban on Salvadoran Oscar Romero
Pope Francis has lifted a ban on the beatification of murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero.
For years, the Roman Catholic Church blocked the process because of concerns that he had Marxist ideas.
The bishop was one of the main proponents of Liberation Theology...
Community Health Systems data hack hits 4.5 million
A major US hospital group said it was the victim of a cyber-attack resulting in the theft of 4.5 million people's personal data.
The attack, which Community Health Systems believed originated in China, happened in April and June this year.
The data included patient names, addresses, birthdates, telephone numbers and social security numbers.
Ferguson unrest: New clashes as Obama urges calm
US police say they have arrested 31 people during another night of angry protests in the town of Ferguson in the state of Missouri.
Unrest flared hours after President Obama called for calm following the fatal police shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown on 9 August.
The US attorney general is due to visit Ferguson on Wednesday to meet federal officials investigating the killing.
Poll finds almost no support for accepting Hamas's demands
Only four tenths of a percent of Israeli Jews think Israel should accept Hamas’s demands in order to stop rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, the monthly Peace Index poll sponsored by the Israel Democracy Institute and Tel Aviv University revealed Tuesday.
The poll of 600 respondents who constitute a representative sample of the adult population of Israel...
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to end exile 'soon'
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's shock announcement that he will leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London "soon" remains shrouded in mystery, with the exile refusing to clarify when he will make the move.
Nepal and India floods leave many dead
At least 160 people are reported to have been killed in floods and landslides following days of torrential rain in Nepal and northern India.
Gaza conflict: ceasefire 'extended by a day'
The Gaza ceasefire has been extended for a further 24 hours after talks in Cairo, Palestinian and Israeli officials have told the BBC.
The previous ceasefire came into effect last Wednesday, but was due to expire at midnight (21:00 GMT) on Monday.
Officials say that 2,016 Palestinians and 66 Israelis have died since Israel began its offensive on Gaza on 8 July.
U.S. ship finishes neutralizing Syria's worst chemical arms: Pentagon
A specially equipped U.S. ship has finished neutralizing all 600 metric tons of the most dangerous of Syria's chemical weapons components surrendered to the international community this year to avert threatened air strikes, the Pentagon said on Monday.
Islamic State message to America: 'we will drown all of you in blood'
The Islamic State militant group that has seized large parts of Iraq and drawn the first American air strikes since the end of the occupation in 2011 has warned the United States it will attack Americans "in any place" if the raids hit its militants.
18 Aug 14
Upcoming Eruption in Iceland’s Vatnajökull?
A level of uncertainty has been declared in Bárðarbunga volcano, located in the northwestern Vatnajökull glacier, Southeast Iceland, due to an increase in seismic activity in the volcano.
Is it possible Temple wasn't on 'Temple Mount'?
“I suspect it will be built on the southeast ridge of the Temple Mount,” Klein told WND. “The First Temple was built on the southeast ridge, and the Second Temple was built on the southeast ridge (in a location about 600 feet from the present wall)...
Revival sparked by rabbi's revelation gains steam
He takes the book written by Pastor Carl Gallups and uses it to introduce to members of the Jewish community the truth of the Gospel.
Porat calls it the “Kaduri Revival.”