Women-only mosque opens in Los Angeles/Thousands march for democracy in Hong Kong/Ebola can be weaponized for bioterrorism in UK and more signs of JESUS’ soon return

Oregon Man Serving Prison Sentence for Collecting Rainwater On His Own Property

 

 

1/30/2015 — Yellowstone Geologist says Eruption in 2 weeks? Silence for 2 weeks? Cryptic interview

Global Buddhist Leader Invited to Appear at U.S. National Prayer Breakfast

The leader of Tibetan Buddhism has been invited to appear at this year’s National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, an annual event that is meant to bring lawmakers together for the purpose of acknowledging the importance of prayer and faith in America. “He was invited by the organizers of the event,” John Rizzo, communications director for …

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The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

Benjamin Netanyahu, one presumes, has a keen sense of history. Therefore, Israel’s Prime Minister might reflect on what happened when an earlier best friend of the United States overstepped the diplomatic bounds.  Back in 1793, at the height of the French revolution, Edmond Genêt arrived as the new French ambassador to the US, with instructions …

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Michelle Obama Praises Movie-TV Industry for Promoting Same-Sex Marriage

Speaking to a group of television and screenwriters in Washington, D.C., on Friday, First Lady Michelle Obama praised the movie and television industry in the United States for promoting same-sex marriage. “Every day, through the movies and TV shows and ads you all create, you have the power to shape our understanding of the world …

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Insurance to be canceled over ‘Christ’ on car

Christians Beware Having messages about Jesus Christ on your car could cancel your insurance.That’s what a pastor from Wales is learning as she grapples with her insurance company, which is looking to nix her coverage after finding out she had messages saying “Christ Must Be Saviour” and “Christ For Me” plastered on her minivan. Rev. …

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Europe’s Jews wonder if it’s time to flee again

Eighty years ago, Jael Botsch-Fitterling’s parents decided something was very wrong in Germany, the nation they called home. Chancellor Adolf Hitler had just named himself fuhrer, and anti-Semitism was becoming national law. Her parents and other relatives packed up and fled. Because of that move, six years later she was born in Jerusalem in what …

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CDC warns of ‘Large Outbreak’ of Measles

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden on Sunday warned that the U.S. could see a “large outbreak” of measles. “We are very concerned by the growing number of people who are susceptible to measles, and the possibility that we could have a large outbreak in this country as a result,” Frieden …

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Thousands march for democracy in Hong Kong

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday for the first time since mass demonstrations shut down parts of the city for more than two months. A sea of yellow umbrellas — the symbol of the campaign — moved slowly through central Hong Kong with crowds shouting for “true universal suffrage”. But …

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China manufacturing unexpectedly shrinks in January

China’s manufacturing activity contracted for the first time in more than two years in January, an official survey showed Sunday, signalling further downward pressure on the world’s second-largest economy. The official Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) came in at 49.8 last month, down from 50.1 recorded in December. The …

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Greece rejects new loans as money runs out

The decision by Greece’s anti-austerity government in Athens to refuse fresh EU-IMF loans has set economists guessing how long Greece’s meagre finances can last. “From what I hear, Greece can barely hold on until February,” Alexandre Delaigue, economics professor at the French military academy Saint-Cyr, told AFP. The new hard-left government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras …

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US may send troops to Iraq as Spotters and Scouts

Outgoing US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has acknowledged that neutralizing Islamic State in Iraq may require American troops on the ground with non-combat roles, such as gathering intelligence and locating targets. All options must be considered, Hagel said in an interview to CNN. “I think it may require a forward deployment of some of our …

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Your Next Bible Will Be A Hologram

Microsoft this week unveiled HoloLens, an augmented-reality headset that overlays text and images on the real world and, in particular, anchors them to precise locations in space, as if they were real objects. At this year’s BibleTech conference, I’m going to discuss why the idea of the “digital library” doesn’t appeal to certain kinds of …

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How to survive when the dollar collapses

The current administration would like for you to believe that the economy is on the mend and that we can look forward to growth in 2015. But most economists and basically anyone with a grain of sense will tell you otherwise. The drop in oil prices may seem like a good thing when it’s time to …

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EPA approves continued heavy spraying of neurotoxic pesticide that causes brain damage in children

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released an assessment detailing the health and environmental risks associated with the pesticide chlorpyrifos, a chemical developed by Dow AgroSciences in 1965 that’s widely sprayed on a variety of crops. The EPA’s report, released on December 31, updates the June 2011 preliminary human health risk assessment based on …

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Anti-austerity anger sweeps from Greece to Spain as hundreds of thousands march through Madrid

DISTRESS OF NATIONS – Hundreds of thousands of people marched through Madrid today in a show of strength by a fledgling radical leftist party, as it becomes the latest European political organisation to gain widespread support for its anti-austerity stance. Podemos (‘We Can’) supporters from across Spain converged around the Cibeles fountain today before packing the …

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NATO to deploy extra troops in 6 E. European member states

NATO is expected to station additional soldiers in six member states in Eastern Europe as part of its new anti-Russian strategy. The units would be small, but involved in possible deployment of the alliance’s future ‘rapid response’ force. The additional NATO troops would be posted to the three Baltic states, Romania, Bulgaria and Poland, NATO’s …

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School District May Screen Students For Depression, Anxiety In Classroom.

Minnesota’s largest school district is discussing screening high school students for depression and anxiety in the classroom. As part of a state grant to improve mental health services, Anoka-Hennepin schools could offer a screening as soon as next fall. Dr. Nita Kumar, a mental health consultant for the district, said Friday that the idea is to get …

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16% Of Global Government Bonds Now Have A Negative Yield

A week ago many were surprised to learn that in his attempt to “fight deflation”, the ECB’s Mario Draghi unleashed the biggest deflationary wave of all time, when in the aftermath of the ECB’s NIRP policy, and subsequently QE, an unprecedented €1.4 trillion in European debt with a maturity of more than 1 year traded …

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Woman born with no womb gives birth to miracle twins

A woman who was told she would never have children because she was born with no reproductive organs has given birth to twin girls. Hayley Haynes had the miracle babies, Avery and Darcey, after hormone therapy enabled her to grow a womb. She was told at the age of 19 that she would never be able to …

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Measles Case Confirmed in Dutchess County NY, Patient Took Amtrak Train

A case of the measles has been confirmed in in Dutchess County, and the sick person was on an Amtrak train, the New York State Department of Health announced Friday. The laboratory-confirmed measles case was discovered at Bard College in Dutchess County, the department said. The department said the person with the disease was also on …

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Ebola can be weaponized for bioterrorism in UK

The Ebola virus could be weaponized to kill thousands of people in Britain, UK germ warfare experts have warned. According to an investigation carried out at the Defense Science and Technology Laboratory at Porton Down in Wiltshire, there are three scenarios in which the virus could be weaponized for use in the UK, British media …

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Is Obama Waging War on Stay-at-Home Moms?

A tax proposal in President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address led to a pundit debate over whether government does, or should, give preference to stay-at-home versus work-outside-home parents. The debate itself is a helpful illustration of the different views conservatives and liberals hold about government. Among his several tax reform proposals, Obama argued …

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North Dakota may lose $5.5B in revenue as oil plunges

North Dakota lawmakers are now expecting billions less in tax revenue during the next two and a half years. Blame falling oil prices. A report from Legislative Council downgrading revenue projections by $5.5 billion points mostly to the impact of oil tax exemptions the Legislature previously failed to reform. During the 2013 legislative session multiple …

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5 Russian Nuclear “Weapons” of War the West Should Fear

Modern Russia is not the Soviet Union. While the USSR adhered to a no first use policy for nuclear weapons, modern Russia dropped that pledge in November 1993. In fact, Moscow reserves the right to use its nuclear arsenal during any conflict under a doctrine it paradoxically calls “de-escalation.” The reason for that is because …

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“Hand of God” Spotted on Space Telescope

"Hand of God" Spotted on Space Telescope

Some astronomers call it “God’s Hand.” Others say it looks like the gaping mouth of a gigantic celestial creature. Featured in a new image taken by the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope, a small cloud of gas and dust dubbed CG4 is nothing short of stunning. Just check it out below. The image of …

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China wants to become the world’s banker

The International Monetary Fund is meant to be the firefighter of the world economy. Recently, though, it is China that has responded to the ringing of alarms. First, it lent Argentina cash to replenish its dwindling foreign-exchange reserves. Next, with the rouble crashing, China offered credit to Russia. Then Venezuela begged for funds to stave …

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55 percent of Americans believe Netanyahu should be investigated by the FBI before upcoming U.S. visit.

In 2012 the FBI declassified and released files (PDF archive) of its investigation into how 800 nuclear weapons triggers were illegally smuggled from the U.S. to Israel. According to the FBI, the Israeli Ministry of Defense ordered nuclear triggers (krytrons), encrypted radios, ballistic missile propellants and other export-prohibited items through a network of front companies. …

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UK Police Need More Stun Guns Due to Terror Threat

The head of Britain’s Police Federation says all front-line officers need to be equipped with stun guns because of the rising terror threat. Chairman Steve White told British news outlets Saturday that terrorists have turned to long-wolf style tactics that can bring terrorism to virtually any town or city. He cited the 2013 murder of …

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Oil Prices set to average less in 2015 than during the global financial crisis

Crude oil will likely continue falling before posting only a mild recovery in the second half of this year, a Reuters survey of analysts showed on Friday, with prices set to average even less in 2015 than during the global financial crisis. The survey of 33 economists and analysts forecast North Sea Brent crude would …

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Four out of every ten Italians no longer want the euro

Four out of every ten Italians no longer want the euro, according to a survey released on Friday by the Institute of Political, Economic and Social Studies, Eurispes. The percent of Italians who want Italy to leave the Eurozone has risen from 26% at the start of 2014 to 40.1% now, the polling agency says. …

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Illegal immigrants released from custody committed 1000 new crimes

One thousand of the 36,000 illegal immigrant criminals the government released in 2013 have gone on to commit other crimes, including child sex abuse, hit-and-run and child cruelty, according to new data released Friday evening by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley. The information, which the Homeland Security Department provided to Mr. Grassley, details …

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Google creates synthetic skin for cancer detecting project

Google’s clandestine cutting-edge health research facility has created synthetic human skin as part of its innovative cancer detecting project that aims to prevent the disease before it develops, US media has revealed. Google X laboratories, located in Mountain View, California, has been working on a wristband that can detect cancer cells and warn of impending …

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China Draining Global Gold Inventory

Where is all the gold flowing into China coming from? Bullion vault market analyst and GATA consultant Koos Jansen tries calculating it, starting with the huge amounts flowing from the United Kingdom and Switzerland. His commentary is headlined “China Continues To Drain Global Gold Inventory” and is posted at the BullionStar website.  The World Gold …

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Obamacare Medical Meltdown Under Way

The new Republican Congress is unlikely to repeal the Affordable Care Act even after the GOP’s overwhelming victory in the 2014 midterms, with both medical and political experts agreeing that Americans must learn to live with Obamacare for a few years.  Many Republicans won their elections by criticizing the president’s expansive health-care scheme. But in …

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Oklahoma moves to protect ‘Change Therapy’

Lawmakers in Oklahoma have proposed a law that would protect the right of people with unwanted same-sex attractions to obtain counseling and therapy.  WND reported California and New Jersey lawmakers and courts barred counselors from talking to minors about changing unwanted same-sex attractions, even if it is requested. The court fight over the censorship statutes …

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Super mosquitoes with insecticide resistance discovered in Mali

It started with chemicals like Agent Orange. When modern man bought into the idea of chemical warfare, he truly believed that he could poison his enemies and the environment to death and not face the repercussions. 19 million gallons of Agent Orange were sprayed over 4.5 million acres in Vietnam as a way to defoliate …

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Apple to store your fingerprints in the cloud, ripe for hackers and NSA surveillance

In the digital age, when governments including ours are increasingly concerned about waging the next war, in large part, via the Internet, Americans’ constitutional right to privacy seems a quaint anachronism. Successive presidential administrations, as well as Congress, appear to have ceded complete control to the intelligence community when it comes to deciding not when, …

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Prices for electricity, meats and eggs reach record highs

Corporate-run media likes to make government bureaucrats appear divided, color-coded red and blue, put into republican and democrat boxing matches, but at their roots, nearly all politicians are the same, corrupted by their positions of power and the pressure of corporate money. Once in office, nearly all politicians become puppets, controlled by the demands of …

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Women-only mosque opens in Los Angeles

Two Southern California women have started their own women-only mosque in Los Angeles. After starting to feel unwelcome by the men they encountered the mosque they used to attend, Hasna Maznavi and Sana Muttalib may have made history Friday during the first sermon. The Wall Street Journal says Islamic scholars and Muslim leaders do not …

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Rev. Graham: Secularists Are ‘Anti-Christ’ and ‘They’ve Taken Control of Washington’

Secularism followed on the heels of communism after the Berlin Wall came down, and the two ideologies are essentially the “same thing” because they are “godless” and “anti-Christ,” said Reverend Franklin Graham, adding that the secularists have “taken control of our country” and “taken control of Washington.”  “We live in a secular society led by …

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India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni 5 missile canister version

India on Saturday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed, intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile ‘Agni-5′, which has a strike range of over 5000 kms and can carry a nuclear warhead of over one tonne, from Wheeler’s Island off Odisha coast. The three stage, solid propellant “missile was test-fired from a mobile launcher from the launch complex-4 …

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15,000 young Gazans complete Hamas terror training camps

Thousands of recruits as young as 15 learned how to kidnap soldiers, use weapons, and infiltrate into Israel though tunnels at a Hamas paramilitary training camp in Gaza.  On Thursday, some 15,000 Gazan teenagers and young men graduated from the week-long training camps, called the “Pioneers of Liberation.”  The 15-21-year-olds underwent military training for the …

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New Saudi king announces major government Shake-Up

Saudi Arabia’s new King Salman further cemented his hold on power, with a sweeping shakeup that saw two sons of the late King Abdullah fired, and the heads of intelligence and other key agencies replaced alongside a cabinet shuffle. Top officials from the Ports Authority, the National Anti-Corruption Commission and the conservative Islamic kingdom’s religious …

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Snowstorm to Sweep From Chicago and Detroit to NYC, Boston.

A snowstorm will sweep from the Midwest to the Northeast spanning this weekend into Groundhog Day and will cause major travel delays and disruptions to daily activities. Close to 100 million people live within the swath forecast to be hit with accumulating snow or enough wintry mix to make for slippery roads from Saturday evening into …

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