17 Jun 15
Greek leader, top EU executive clash over austerity claims
Greece's leader and a top EU official ignited a war of words on Tuesday, a rare public spat that highlights how tense the talks have become over how to save the country from financial disaster.
Egyptian court confirms death sentence for Egypt's first freely elected leader
An Egyptian court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi over a mass prison break during the country's 2011 uprising, making him the first leader in Egypt's modern history to potentially face execution.
IDF Drills For War With Hezbollah and Gaza
The IDF is planning a drill that will simulate a “nightmare” scenario of blanket missile attacks emanating from both the north and south of Israel on a scale so large that the Iron Dome missile defense system would not be able to combat it.
16 Jun 15
7 Key Events That Are Going To Happen By The End Of September
To me, it does seem rather remarkable that we are seeing such a confluence of economic, political and spiritual events coming together during the second half of 2015. So is all of this leading up to something? Is our world about to change in a fundamental way? Only time will tell. The following are 7 key events that are going to happen by the end of September…
US Lawmakers Call on Obama to Recognize Jerusalem as True Capital of Israel
Pro-Israel US lawmakers are calling on US President Barack Obama to use his executive powers to officially recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and stop punishing US citizens born in Jerusalem, The Jerusalem Post reported.
The request came days after a US Supreme Court decision to strike down a law allowing Jerusalem-born American’s to write “Israel” as their birthplace on their passports
Pope Francis Ready To Talk About Climate Change, Global Depopulation And World Government
Pope Francis has been working on his “sermon” all year, and it’s one that will thoroughly delight Bible prophecy watchers. Francis is going to preach on the need to massively reduce the world’s population, stopping climate change, and having a One World Government to rule the planet.
Ebola cases increase in W Africa
The pattern was similar in Sierra Leone, where 12 new cases were found in the last week of May compared to only three the previous week. However, with continuous increases in Ebola cases, Sierra Leone and Guinea are unlikely to be declared Ebola-free in the coming months, the Agence France Presse reported.
Rare Inscription from King David Discovered in Jerusalem Hills
A rare inscription from the time of King David was discovered at Khirbet Qeiyafain the Elah Valley, southwest of Jerusalem and near Beit Shemesh.
Greek standoff saps Europe, dollar swings ahead of Fed
European shares hit a near four-month low and yields on lower-rated euro zone sovereign debt climbed to their highest point since November, as financial markets braced for the possibility of Greece defaulting on its debt.
Far-right parties form group in EU Parliament
The far-right parties in the European Parliament announced Tuesday they have mustered enough unity to form a political group under the leadership of France's National Front of Marine Le Pen.
Average American woman now weighs as much as average 1960s man – CDC
New statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that American women are heavier than they have ever been before.
MERS patient dies in Germany, 1st case in more than 2 years
The 65-year-old man, who died of MERS-related complications in a hospital in Lower Saxony on June 6, was infected during a trip to Abu Dhabi in February.
Philippine volcano spews ash, no violent eruption expected
Mount Bulusan ejected ash up to a kilometer (0.6 mile) high for about 10 minutes and a smaller explosion hours later lasted a minute, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology director Renato Solidum said. There were no indications that the activity involved magma rising from below, he said.
US Lawmakers Call on Obama to Recognize Jerusalem as True Capital of Israel
Lawmakers belonging to the Congressional Israel Allies Caucus (CIAC) criticized the decision and lambasted the president’s refusal to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s official capital.
“The sad and unfortunate truth is that this president has done all he can to diminish the standing since he walked into office,”
Earthquake jostles Belu regency
An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale rocked Timor Island, in the Belu regency in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) on Tuesday, Sudaryono, the head of the Kupang office of the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BKPMD) said.
Rabbi Receives Heavenly Message in the Cave of Elijah the Prophet
The rabbi received a message for the Jewish people from Eliyahu haNavi (Elijah the Prophet) that there is a decree from Heaven that war will be starting in the south of Israel, will move to the north of Israel and will continue inside of Israel. Thousands of people will die, God-forbid.”
Mount Asama volcano erupts near Tokyo
A volcano near Tokyo erupted early on Tuesday, the latest in a series of volcanic incidents to hit Japan in recent months.
...A warning against the dangers of falling rocks within a mile radius of the mountain, which is located 87 miles northwest of the capital, was subsequently issued by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).
Navy to Accelerate Artificial Intelligence Development for Warfighting, Support Roles
The Navy wants to integrate robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) into more of its workload, from warfighting missions to non-combat support roles, and is seeking fleet input on what types of AI research are worth investing in.
...Kozloski’s office released a memo on June 5 outlining the path forward in identifying opportunities to integrate robotics and AI into Navy operations...
Obamacare Database Keeps Personal Info “Forever”
In the wake of a security breach last month...of personal taxpayer data, experts are now raising concerns over a government data warehouse that keeps the information of Obamacare enrollees forever.
The system, known as the Multidimensional Insurance Data Analytics System, or MIDAS is vaguely described...as a “perpetual central repository.” When asked...how many people have direct access to the database, officials refused to say.
Alaska wildfires: 'Explosive' flames force evacuations
Thousands of people have been urged to leave their homes as "explosive" wildfires rage across Alaska in the United States, officials have said.
Fire crews are battling flames on the Kenai Peninsula and around the city of Anchorage, with emergency shelters set up for evacuees.
About 500 sled-dogs have also been rescued, Associated Press reports.
Mexico's south-west braces for Tropical Storm Carlos
Residents of south-west Mexico are preparing for the arrival of Tropical Storm Carlos.
Schools were ordered to stay closed and shelters have been set up in the states of Guerrero and Michoacan.
Carlos was downgraded to a tropical storm on Sunday, but meteorologists said it could again reach hurricane-level strength by Tuesday.
China to 'complete' South China Sea land reclamation
China will complete a series of controversial land reclamation projects in the South China Sea "soon", the foreign ministry says.
The US and countries with competing claims in the area maintain that China is creating artificial islands to use as military bases.
The ministry says they are for defence, but also maritime search and rescue, disaster relief and research.
Report: Islamic Jihad threatens to break Gaza 'cease-fire' if Israel stops new flotilla
A senior official from the Palestinian group Islamic Jihad has reportedly threatened to break the Egyptian-brokered cease-fire that ended last summer's conflict in Gaza if Israel stops any new flotillas attempting to break the naval blockade of the Strip.
...Islamic Jihad leader Khaled al-Batash said his group was closely monitoring a Swedish ship that has set sail toward the coastal Palestinian enclave.
Bird flu prompts first shipment of EU eggs to US in decades
It has lost about 35 million laying hens – 10% of its national flock – to avian influenza since January, creating an acute supply shortage. As a result, it has granted access to the Netherlands for egg product sooner than expected. It is understood that Germany may also be sending egg to the US. On 1 June, the United States Department of Agriculture granted approval for five Dutch companies to export their egg for the first time since 1987.
Israel's Netanyahu says boycott efforts recall Nazi Germany
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that a Palestinian-led campaign to boycott Israeli goods was reminiscent of Nazi Germany's campaign against Jews.
Marijuana 'Dabbing' Is 'Exploding onto the Drug-Use Scene'
Young people who use marijuana and are looking for a new way to get high may be increasingly turning to “dabbing,” a new paper suggests.
Dabbing is inhaling the vapors from a concentrated form of marijuana made by an extraction method that uses butane gas. Dabs, also known as butane hash oil (BHO) are more potent than conventional forms of marijuana because they have much higher concentrations of the psychoactive chemical tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, than is found in regular cannabis, according to the paper.
ATF To Join NYPD In Fighting New York City Gun Crimes
Bullet-riddled windows, yellow crime scene tape, and evidence markers denoting where shell casings fell on the sidewalk are becoming all-too-familiar sights on New York City streets.
Now in an unprecedented move, a federal agency is joining the effort to get gun crimes under control, CBS2’s Marcia Kramer reported Monday.
90 Days: Treasury Says Debt Has Been Frozen at $18,112,975,000,000
The portion of the federal debt that is subject to a legal limit set by Congress closed Thursday, June 11, at $18,112,975,000,000, according to the latest Daily Treasury Statement, which was published at 4:00 p.m. on Friday.
That, according to the Treasury's statements, makes 90 straight days the debt subject to the limit has been frozen at $18,112,975,000,000.
15 Jun 15
ENHANCED HUMANS & THE NEW (NEPHILIM) ARMS RACE
“Even if all the governments of the world were to understand the ‘threat’ and be in deadly fear of it, progress toward the goal would continue. In fact, the competitive advantage—economic, military, even artistic—of every advance in automation is so compelling that passing laws, or having customs, that forbid such things merely assures that someone else will get them first.”
Chemists are first to see elements transform at atomic scale
Chemists at Tufts University's School of Arts and Sciences, collaborating with PerkinElmer and UCL (University College London), have witnessed atoms of one chemical element morph into another for the first time ever—a feat that produced an unexpected outcome that could lead to a new way to safely treat cancer with radiation.