20 Mar 2020

El Niño may skip hurricane season, which could mean greater storm activity for Florida
Early climate signals are raising red flags that El Niño will be a no-show this hurricane season, a bad sign for storm-weary states that have suffered four consecutive years of above-normal activity.

Chinese expert says ‘viable option’ to attack US warships with EMP in South China Sea
The Chinese state media outlet Global Times published an article on Tuesday in which Chinese military experts discussed the viability of using an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack to paralyze U.S. warships transiting the disputed South China Sea.

As Coronavirus Distracts the World: Israeli Law-Makers Move to Annex Judea-Samaria
Politicians from Netanyahu’s Likud party have filed a private member’s bill that would immediately apply sovereignty to all Jewish towns in Judea and Samaria reports Makor Rishon. The bill’s advancement will depend on whether or not the 23rd Knesset succeeds in its formation. However, if the Knesset can continue with business as usual, there will likely be enough support to pass the bill.

Time’s Up: Israel’s Gates are Officially Locked to Non-Citizens, Jew and Gentile Alike
Until now, tourists from abroad were allowed to enter Israel as long as they could prove that they had a place to self-quarantine. But as the number of coronavirus cases surpassed the 400 mark on Wednesday, Israel’s Health Ministry has decided to issue a directive banning all tourists from all other countries from entering the Jewish State.

As Coronavirus Causes Muslims to Abandon Temple Mount, Jews Reign Supreme
The coronavirus has brought about a remarkable situation on the Temple Mount in which the Muslim-Arabs are shut out of the two main structures in which they pray while Jewish visitors are now the prominent force of prayer at Judaism’s holiest site. And David built there a mizbayach to Hashem and sacrificed burnt offerings and offerings of well-being. Hashem responded to the plea for the land, and the plague against Yisrael was checked. II Samuel 24:25

Is the Deep State Using Coronavirus to Establish Antichrist’s Final Kingdom?
Something’s wrong – you can feel it. you can sense it. Never before have we seen a global lockdown like today, al allegedly due to a reportedly aggressive virus – the Wuhan Coronavirus or COVID-19. Somewhere along the way, and quickly, it has stopped being about a virus and has become about control. To what end?

Is Coronavirus Connected To Bible Prophecy?
I believe what we are witnessing with COVID-19 is part of the birth pains Jesus talked about in the Olivet Discourse (referenced above). In fact, I think it is a major birth pain; as is the locust plague that is ravaging Africa and the Mideast; as is the large number of social uprisings in countries around he world; as is the increase in earthquake activity; as were the record-breaking Australian wild fires; as is…you get the picture. Birth pains increase in frequency and intensity, and they only increase until the moment of delivery.

Government Proposing Direct Stimulus to Americans
The Trump Administration Treasury Department has proposed sending Americans two rounds of checks totaling $500 billion in an attempt to limit the economic damage caused by the coronavirus. The amount for each individual or family would be linked to income and number of children in a family. President Trump said the details of the payments are still under discussion, but he wants it to happen soon, with government payments of equal value arriving on April 6 and May 8.

Green Card Restrictions Begin
Acting Deputy Homeland Security Secretary Ken Cuccinelli said, “It’s consistent with our law for over 140 years, it’s a core American value of self-sufficiency, and it’s just plain old logic – what country wants to bring welfare problems into its society?” He added, “We’re happy to open our doors to people from all over the world, but we expect them to stand on their own two feet.”

Netanyahu: Israel set for major coronavirus lockdown
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the government will later on Thursday approve orders to make the state of emergency, declared over the coronavirus outbreak by the Health Ministry, legally binding. Police will now be able to enforce health authorities’ directives under emergency orders. The order will go onto effect early Friday and will last at the initial stage for seven days.

Delta, United, and other airlines are sending their largest planes to the desert for storage as they drastically reduce operations due to coronavirus
Ninety miles south of Phoenix is an airport located in the middle of the Arizona desert just off of an isolated strip of I-10. With only one runway and no passenger terminal, Pinal Air Park doesn’t see commercial airline service but it is home to some of the most iconic aircraft ever to roam the skies. Known in the industry as an aircraft boneyard, Pinal Air Park is where aircraft are housed for long-term storage.

New York City Coronavirus Cases More Than Double
The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in New York City more than doubled to 3,954 on Thursday, as a blitz of testing began to reveal the true spread of the disease around the state, city officials said. The number of virus-related deaths in the city rose by 15 to 26, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office.

Rocket attack in northwest Syria kills two Turkish soldiers
Two Turkish soldiers have been killed in a rocket attack in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province, Turkey’s defence ministry has said. A ministry statement said a third soldier was wounded in Thursday’s attack, which it said was carried out by “radical groups”. Turkey’s artillery units immediately mounted a powerful retaliation, the ministry said, but did not provide further details.

Burr, other senators under fire for stock sell-offs amid coronavirus outbreak
Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., is facing calls to resign after reports Thursday that the powerful Intelligence Committee chairman had privately warned well-connected donors of the dire impacts of the coronavirus pandemic last month while selling off up to $1.6 million of his own stocks.

Mystery as cluster of red lights move ‘in formation’ over motorway in Texas
Bizarre footage showing several red UFOs hovering in the night sky in Texas has sparked a conspiracy frenzy. The strange video, taken in the city of El Paso, shows eight bright lights slowly moving across the sky. Four seemed clustered in a group with the bottom orb appearing to flash much like a plane. Ahead of them, a further four can be seen flying away in a line.

U.S. power industry may ask key employees to live at work if coronavirus worsens
The U.S. electric industry may ask essential staff to live on site at power plants and control centers to keep operations running if the coronavirus outbreak worsens, and has been stockpiling beds, blankets, and food for them, according to industry trade groups and electric cooperatives.

US slaps sanctions on UAE-based firms over Iran oil purchases
The United States on Thursday slapped sanctions on five United Arab Emirates-based companies, accusing them of having collectively purchased hundreds of thousands of metric tons of petroleum products from Iran last year. The move was the latest sign that Washington is showing no signs of backing away from squeezing Iran’s economy, even as the Islamic Republic struggles to battle the coronavirus outbreak.

It Begins: CDC Asks Tech Giants Twitter, Google, Facebook for Location of US Citizens — Will Track Whether Americans Are Practicing Proper “Social Distancing”
This should scare the hell out of every freedom-loving American. The CDC is asking tech giants for access to Americans’ cellphone locations. That way the government can track the location of every American and see whether Americans are properly practicing “social distancing.”

“Nigeria has fully become a killing field of defenseless Christians”: Muslims murder 350 in first months of 2020
A Nigerian civil society organization claims that no fewer than 350 Christians have been killed across the West African country since the start of 2020 and estimates that about 11,500 Christians have been killed since 2015.

Gov. Newsom Orders California Lockdown: All But Essential Told to Stay Home Due to Coronavirus
California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an order Thursday night that everyone stay home except essential personal and essential travel. Newsom said the order would not be enforced by police but that he expected social pressure to make people follow the edict to help suppress spread of the Chinese coronavirus COVID-19.

ID2020 Announces Work Is Completed On First-Ever Certification Mark For ‘Kiva Protocol’ Implementing A Global Digital ID For Buying And Selling
As the world economies are teetering on the edge of near-certain implosion from the man-made coronavirus panic, ID2020 has finished work on something they call their Certification Mark, a name bursting at the seams with prophetical irony. NTEB, of course, is on their mailing list, and they were more than happy to send us an end times update today, and we are thrilled to share it with you, our awesome NTEB family.

Europe braces for intense Arctic cold outbreak after unusually warm winter
A significant Arctic cold outbreak is forecast to spread across much of Europe in the days ahead, ending unusually warm winter season. The cold is expected to last through the end of March, with another blast expected at the beginning of April. Prolonged, dangerous frost conditions are likely in many parts of the continent.

BREAKING: State Department urges all Americans to stop foreign travel
In a dramatic step to slow the coronavirus pandemic, the State Department on Thursday ordered Americans to avoid all foreign travel while urging citizens overseas to either return home or prepare to shelter in place.

URGENT alert: Financial system collapsing, food supply collapsing, hyperinflation coming, guns and ammo wiped out, military martial law plans leaked… details
Keeping this very short, as things are developing very rapidly. If you can’t handle the reality of this situation, don’t read the following overview. To those who can’t handle words, you need to accelerate your adjustment curve or you won’t survive:

New Marvel Comic Introduces ‘Non-binary’ Heroes Called ‘Snowflake’ and ‘Safespace’
If there was ever any doubt that Marvel has totally lost the plot, it goes out of the window with the announcement that a new comic series will focus on a pair of twins who identify as ‘non-binary’ and are named ‘Snowflake’ and ‘Safespace’.

How Churches Can Practice Social Distancing Without Cancelling Services
..Social distancing is important to protecting public health and avoiding strain on hospitals and health-care providers. However, for millions of religious Americans, there are some things more important than physical health.

Twitter responds to coronavirus by banning jokes about it
Social media website Twitter has announced that it is responding to the coronavirus pandemic by banning jokes about it.