Turkey reluctant to intervene in Kobani, fears Kurds’ nationalism/Hong Kong Chaos: Violent clashes after protesters attmpt erecting barricades and more signs of JESUS’ soon return

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Obama calls for action to ensure U.S. medical system can handle Ebola

President Barack Obama wants federal authorities to take additional steps to ensure the American medical system is prepared to follow correct protocols in dealing with Ebola following news of an apparent breach in Dallas, the White House said in a statement Sunday. Obama was briefed about the diagnosis of a second case of Ebola …

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“Prepare For Runs”, IMF Warns Policymakers Of “Elevated Financial Stability & Liquidity Risks”

The extended period of monetary accommodation and the accompanying search for yield are leading to credit mispricing and asset price pressures, increasing the chance that financial stability risks could derail the recovery. Concerns have shifted to the shadow banking system, especially the growing share of illiquid credit in mutual fund portfolios. Should asset markets come …

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Car bombs in Baghdad kill 38, as ISIS slays local journalist

A series of car bomb attacks in Iraq’s capital killed 38 people in Shiite areas Saturday, authorities said, after Islamic militants killed a journalist working for a local television network in a Sunni province. The attacks come as Iraq faces its greatest challenge since the 2011 withdraw of U.S. troops, as militants from the Islamic State …

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Shemitah’s first 2 weeks bring ominous signs

Blood moons, plummeting stock markets and a growing Ebola pandemic dominated the headlines this past week.  If that’s not enough cause for concern, there’s an army of Islamic terrorists bearing down on the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. None of this should come as a surprise to those who have read “The Mystery of the Shemitah” …

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The Power of Honor: My Experience at the Grave of Charles Finney. By Dutch Sheets

God is big on honoring the memory of the righteous (Prov. 10:7; Mark 14:9; 1Kings 11:13, 32, 34, 36; Jer. 15:1; Ezekiel 14:14, 20).  Like many people, I sometimes go to the graves of my parents, grandparents, soldiers, great leaders, etc. to honor their memory and reflect on their lives. I don’t try to communicate …

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Beware of Superstar, Self-Appointed Church Personalities

Are these popular ministerial personalities great in the sight of the Lord or only in the sight of man? Are they really known in heaven or only on the Earth? Are they God-anointed or self-appointed? Is it ministry they deliver or some subtle form of hype? “Many who are great in the sight of the …

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Do You Agree or Disagree With Pat Robertson?: Halloween Is a Demonic Holiday

Pat Robertson is taking flak for his bold stance on—or should I say against—Halloween. The Huffington Post is making a big deal about Robertson’s words on The 700 Club Thursday. What did he say that got the liberal media so up in arms? “Halloween is a festival for demonic spirits. The whole idea of trick …

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Is protective gear inadequate to stop Ebola?

I’m not an microbiologist or epidemiologist, but as some of my readers are aware, I did work for many years under a few of the most renowned infectious disease experts (microbiologists, immunologists, and epidemiologists) on the planet. As such, I picked up a lot – and what I picked up makes me more alarmed than …

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A representative for Los Angeles International Airport Sunday said a United Airlines flight has landed with a person who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus. Flight 703 originated from New York’s JFK airport and landed at LAX at 1:50 p.m., according to the representative. The plane was taken to a remote gate at the far …

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Russia to support Palestinian bid for Security Council mandate for statehood

Russia Plans to back a Palestinian United Nations Security Council resolution which sets a deadline for two-state solution that includes an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank and east Jerusalem by November 2016. Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov announced his country’s position on Sunday at a donor conference for Gaza that drew representatives from …

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Vongfong Typhoon startles even from orbit

The powerful Typhoon Vongfong has injured over 40 people on the Japanese island of Okinawa, and is now downgrading from a super-typhoon to a mere tropical storm. But at the peak of its strength it was a startling sight to see from the Earth’s orbit. The giant atmospheric vortex that is the typhoon fascinated German …

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Boston Hospital evacuated as Patient showing Ebola Symptoms, Returned from Africa

An Ebola alert is underway in a Boston hospital after it was evacuated and a patient isolated with a possible case of the virus. According to officials, Harvard Vanguard Medical Center in Braintree was cleared this afternoon after a patient who recently traveled to West Africa began to complain of symptoms related to the illness. The man …

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Protocol breach in treating Ebola patient

A top federal health official says a health worker diagnosed with Ebola has been unable to identify a breach in procedures that might have led to her infection. Dr. Tom Frieden, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, says the Texas hospital worker had extensive contact with Thomas Eric Duncan before Duncan died …

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Health and Human Services admits there may already be more cases of Ebola in America

After vehemently denying that Ebola would ever come to the U.S., the federal government is now saying that the deadly hemorrhagic disease is here and we all need to get used to it. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell recently told the corporate media that there are probably more cases of Ebola …

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The ominous math of the Ebola epidemic

When the experts describe the Ebola disaster, they do so with numbers. The statistics include not just the obvious ones, such as caseloads, deaths and the rate of infection, but also the ones that describe the speed of the global response. Right now, the math still favors the virus. Global health officials are looking closely …

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Three Russian Ebola vaccines ready within six months

Russia expects to produce three Ebola vaccines within the next six months, Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova said on Saturday. “We have created three vaccines… and we think they will be ready in the next six months,” the minister said on Rossiya 1 television. “One of them is already ready for a clinical trial,” she said. One …

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Cyclone Hudhud Reaches Peak Strength As It Batters India

Cyclone Hudhud, packing gusts of up to 195 kilometers an hour (over 120 mph), reached peak strength and caused extensive damage to India’s eastern seaboard on Sunday morning. It was expected to hit the coast with full force around noon local time. India’s disaster relief agency organized the evacuation of more than 150,000 people on Saturday to …

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U.S. military faces new kind of threat with Ebola

At Fort Campbell in Kentucky, spouses of U.S. soldiers headed to Liberia seem to be lingering just a bit longer than usual after pre-deployment briefings, hungry for information about Ebola. For these families, the virus is raising a different kind of anxiety than the one they have weathered during 13 years of ground war in …

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Sales of gas masks, bio-hazard suits soar.

Stocking up on drinking water and avoiding all human contact are among steps that will have to be taken to avoid an Ebola epidemic, survivalists have warned. To avoid contracting the deadly virus people will have to barricade themselves in their homes if the infection spreads, they say. Their advice comes as sales of protective clothing …

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US Customs Fail to Question or Test Doctor Returning from Ebola Hot Zone… ‘Nobody Cared’.

The Ebola outbreak continues to spiral out of control. Near the epicenter of the epidemic in West Africa, more than 3,400 people have died and more than 7,000 people have been infected with the virus. Officials are scrambling to contain the outbreak at its source and keep it from spreading. The World Health Organization is …

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Texas health worker is positive for Ebola

A health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has tested positive for Ebola after a preliminary test, the state’s health agency said. Confirmatory testing will be conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. The employee helped care for Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person ever diagnosed with Ebola in …

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A US judge in Asheville has struck down the North Carolina gay marriage ban.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A US judge in Asheville has struck down the North Carolina gay marriage ban. The first same-sex weddings expected to quickly follow. The Buncombe County Register of Deeds office is staying open late Friday to issue couples marriage licenses. Couple have already started lining up and are ready to go. Newsabc13

Mike Huckabee: If Republicans ‘Surrender’ on Same-Sex ‘Marriage,’ ‘I’m Gone’

During an interview with the American Family Association (AFA) this week, former Arkansas governor and talk show host Mike Huckabee expressed his frustration with the Republican Party’s concession on the issue of same-sex “marriage,” and said that if Republicans continue to support homosexuality, he will leave the party and become an Independent. “I am utterly exasperated …

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Another UN staff tests positive for Ebola – U.S. to install quarantine stations in 5 airports

The UN Secretary-General’s spokesperson, Stephane DuJarric, on Wednesday, confirmed that an international member of staff who works for UN Mission in Liberia, UNMIL, tested positive for Ebola Virus Disease, EVD. Mr. DuJarric confirmed this while briefing UN Correspondents on Wednesday in New York. He said “this is the second case of Ebola in the mission. …

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Ebola could be ‘world’s next AIDS,’ CDC director warns

Ebola is spreading with such speed that it could become a global pandemic to rival AIDS if action isn’t taken now, one of the U.S.’s top health officials has warned. “In the 30 years I’ve been working public health, the only thing like this has been AIDS, and we have to work now so that …

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