1,000 US troops to stay in Afghanistan/Sierra Leone seeing 80-100 new Ebola cases daily/California drought, high temperatures create worst conditions in 1,200 years and more signs of JESUS’ soon return

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Sea level rise threatening Kennedy Space Center in Florida

Rising seas and pounding waves driven by climate change are chipping away at the coast near the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, threatening launch pads and future operations, scientists said on Friday. “There’s reason to be nervous now because the problem is so obvious,” Peter Adams, a geology professor at the University of Florida, told …

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Additional 1,000 US troops to stay in Afghanistan

An additional 1,000 US troops will remain in Afghanistan next year to meet a temporary shortfall in NATO forces, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Saturday during a visit to Kabul. President Barack Obama approved the move despite an earlier plan to limit the US force to a maximum of 9,800 troops in 2015. A protracted …

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America is on a “Hot War Footing” House Legislation Paves the Way for War with Russia?

America is on a war footing. While, a World War Three Scenario has been on the drawing board of the Pentagon for more than ten years, military action against Russia is now contemplated at an “operational level”. Similarly, both the Senate and the House have introduced enabling legislation which provides legitimacy to conduct a war …

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1000s protest police violence across US for 3rd night

Thousands of people in New York and other US cities protested for a third night against the use of lethal force by police against minorities, as prosecutors pledged to consider charges against an officer in the killing of an unarmed black man last month. The killing of 28-year-old Akai Gurley, who was gunned down in …

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Typhoon Hagupit Making Landfall in Philippines, Impacting Areas Vulnerable After Haiyan

A very dangerous situation is evolving for the Philippines as Typhoon Hagupit, locally known as Ruby, makes landfall in the province of Eastern Samar. More than 30 million people will be impacted by this cyclone. Hagupit rapidly strengthened into a super typhoon on Wednesday afternoon and into Thursday with sustained winds over 241 kph (150 mph), …

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Even the Labor Department can’t explain the latest job report

A quick glance at the November employment report will give you the impression that the job market had suddenly taken flight. But look at the report more closely — as you should always do with all government statistics — and you’ll see a problem. And it’s a problem that even the Labor Department was having …

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Why Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’ May Disappoint Christian Moviegoers

Angelina Jolie’s highly anticipated film Unbroken features the true story of an Olympian and World War II veteran who was only able to extend forgiveness to his captors after he encountered Christianity. The problem? The Christianity that is central to Louis Zamperini’s life is almost entirely absent from the film. That could prove a disappointment to …

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Groundbreaking Evangelical Worship Gathering to Open World’s Largest Pro-Life Event in January

In a first-ever collaboration of leading evangelical pro-life groups, the world’s largest pro-life event—the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C.—will feature a nondenominational prayer and worship gathering called OneVoiceDC as a central element of the two-day event on Jan. 21-22, 2015. Year after year, March for Life draws crowds of more than 500,000 people to stand in protest …

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Sierra Leone seeing 80-100 new Ebola cases daily

Sierra Leone said Friday that between 80 and 100 new cases of Ebola are being reported every day and the country now hardest-hit by the deadly virus desperately needs over 1,000 beds to treat victims. Sierra Leone’s Finance Minister Kaifalah Marah painted a grim picture to the U.N. Economic and Social Council Friday of the …

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California drought, high temperatures create worst conditions in 1,200 years

A combination of record high temperatures and sparse rainfall during California’s three-year drought have produced the worst conditions in 1,200 years, according to a study accepted for publication by the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The state has gone through numerous periods of dry weather, with as little or less rainfall as the past few years, …

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‘Disaster’ in Maldives as capital suffers water crisis

India and Sri Lanka airlifted drinking water to the Maldives Friday after a fire at a desalination plant led to severe shortages and triggered unrest on the streets of the honeymoon islands’ capital. Authorities declared a “disaster situation” after the fire on Thursday led to a drinking water crisis on the main island of Male, …

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Two Sierra Leone doctors die of Ebola in one day

Two doctors died of Ebola in Sierra Leone on Friday, a government and a hospital source said, bringing to 10 the number of doctors killed in the country by the virus. The worst Ebola outbreak on record has torn through some of West Africa’s weakest health systems, killing nearly 350 medical personnel, including 106 in …

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Oil just plunged to Great-Recession levels

Talk about an oil slick. Few seem to know how much further crude prices can fall, lately. The most recent slide is to levels last seen in mid-2009. The U.S. crude benchmark CLF5, -1.77% slumped to a five-year low on Friday, as shown in the included chart. It settled at $65.84 a barrel — its …

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Thousands flee as Hagupit hits Philippines

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