21 Apr 2020

Trump Goes Off on CNN Reporter at Briefing: ‘You Don’t Have the Brains You Were Born With’
“Those people have been just absolutely excoriated by some of the fake news like you,” he said. “You’re CNN. You’re fake news. And let me just tell you, they were excoriated by people like you that don’t know any better because you don’t have the brains you were born with. You should be praising the people that have done a good job, not doing what you do, even that question.”

China’s first helo assault carrier catches fire
China’s first Type-075 amphibious assault carrier, designed for launching helicopters, caught fire last week while docked in Shanghai. The fire broke out aboard the Chinese ship on April 11, Forbes reported. The blazing carrier was China’s first amphibious assault carrier and the ship was set to be sailed down a nearby waterway within days of when the fire broke out.

Saudi Arabia suspends praying in the Two Holy Mosques in Ramadan
Saudi Arabia extended on Monday the suspension of praying in the Grand Mosque and Prophet’s Mosque during the fasting month of Ramadan to stem the spread of the coronavirus, the Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques’ Affairs said on Twitter.

Trump to suspend immigration in light of coronavirus
US President Donald Trump announced on Monday night US time that he would sign an executive order suspending immigration in light of the Coronavirus. “In light of the attack from the Invisible Enemy, as well as the need to protect the jobs of our GREAT American Citizens, I will be signing an Executive Order to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States!” Trump Tweeted.

Vaccinating Democracy
As the world begins to normalize, there is no longer any question of the state’s ability to impose a strict economic agenda for the public good. Gone will be the excuses for lack of action on existential threats to humanity like climate change. However, how should democracies respond to this “anthropological shock” while there are active efforts globally to undermine personal liberties and republicanism?

Syria reports Israeli airstrike on targets in Homs province
Syrian state media on Monday night reported that air defenses were activated against Israeli missiles over the ancient city of Palmyra in the Homs province. Syria media regularly claims alleged Israeli strikes fail to hit their targets, though those assertions are questionable.

Unity deal allows PM to begin advancing West Bank annexation from July 1
Move must be carried out in full cooperation with US, which has all but given its blessing already; can be advanced through cabinet or Knesset, where right enjoys clear majority.

Oil Prices Tank, As Americans Protest Virus Stay-at-home Orders
Oil prices crashed into negative territory Monday after coronavirus lockdowns around the globe squelched demand, as US demonstrators rallied in more state capitals demanding the reopening of the world’s biggest economy.

Lutherans Publish New Version of Bible Without the Word ‘Israel’ in It
24NYT, a Danish news service, reported on Sunday that the Danish Bible Society just published a revised translation of the New Testament. The new edition has many surprises, including a new name: the New Agreement. But even more shocking is that the “New Agreement has all but removed any references to Israel, whether it describes the land or the people. Posts on social media suggested that the change may have been politically motivated as an anti-Israel statement. In a recent interview about the Bible 2020, Elaine Duncan, Global Council Chairperson of the Bible Society, noted that the new edition has already been downloaded to more than 90 countries, which she considered to be a great success at moving towards what she described as a “global church.”

China-Owned Smithfield Foods Closing Plants, Threatening US Meat Supply
America’s meat supply might be in jeopardy as workers at slaughterhouses and meat processing plants are diagnosed with COVID-19, leading to closures across the country. The effects of such closures are complex and could have far-reaching consequences across the food supply chain, putting America’s livestock farmers in jeopardy of going under as wholesale prices take a dive. Even more alarming is the fact that the largest provider of pork in the U.S. is owned and held by a corporation based in China. it is warning of a potential meat shortage nationwide that would harm no individual more than the American farmer.

Israel’s Netanyahu, Gantz Agree To Form Unity Government
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reached a historic deal Monday with one-time rival parliament speaker Benny Gantz to form a unity government, ending the country’s worst-ever political crisis. The three-year agreement allows Netanyahu, 70, to stay in office for 18 months, during which he is due to stand trial on corruption charges he has long denied. Gantz, 60, will then take over as premier for the remaining 18 months as Netanyahu bows out after 12 years in office — the longest premiership in Israeli history.

A Historic First: Al-Aqsa Mosque Closed for Ramadan
Prayer at the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem’s Old City will be banned during the Muslim holiday of Ramadan in order to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, Muslim clerics said on Thursday. This is the first recorded closure of the mosque since its construction in 692 CE.

Palestinians decry Netanyahu-Gantz deal, warn ‘annexation’ ends peace deal
Palestinians from across the political spectrum have reacted to the agreement between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White Chairman Benny Gantz to form a unity government by warning that the extension of Israeli sovereignty to any part of the West Bank would signal the end of the two-state solution.

The deal is done: Netanyahu, Gantz ink coalition pact
Israel will soon have a new coalition government after an agreement was signed on Monday evening between Likud and Blue and White…As part of the deal, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has served as caretaker prime minister since December 2018, will remain prime minister for another 18 months and then will be replaced in October 2021 by Blue and White leader Benny Gantz, who will serve as vice prime minister in the meantime.

US monitoring intelligence that North Korean leader is in grave danger after surgery
The US is monitoring intelligence that suggests North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, is in grave danger after undergoing a previous surgery, according to a US official with direct knowledge. A second source familiar with the intelligence told CNN that the US has been closely monitoring reports on Kim’s health. Kim recently missed the celebration of his grandfather’s birthday on April 15, which raised speculation about his well-being.

Second night of riots erupt in Paris as residents accuse ‘racist’ police of attacking minorities during coronavirus lockdown
Paris has seen a second night of riots break out over police ‘heavy-handed’ treatment of ethnic minorities during the coronavirus lockdown. Anger erupted in the French capital last night and during the early hours of Monday morning over alleged ‘racist’ police attacks. In response, police used tear gas and baton charges in Villeneuve-la-Garenne, northern Paris, on Monday morning as fireworks exploded in the street.

Coronavirus: Banning cars made easier to aid social distancing
Barriers to imposing car-free streets are being lifted following a government decision to enable key workers to walk or cycle more safely. Normally, councils in England that want to close streets to cars must follow procedures that can take weeks to implement. But ministers say councils can now cut red tape governing temporary road closures.

Trump says he will suspend all immigration into U.S. over coronavirus
President Donald Trump said on Monday he will suspend all immigration into the United States temporarily through an executive order in response to the coronavirus outbreak and to protect American jobs. The move, which the Republican president announced on Twitter, effectively achieves a long-term Trump policy goal to curb immigration, making use of the health and economic crisis that has swept the country as a result of the pandemic to do so.

Syrian media: Air defense intercept Israeli air strikes on Homs
Syrian air defenses responded to an Israeli aerial attack on the city of Palmyra in eastern Homs province in central Syria and downed several “hostile targets,” the country’s state media said on Monday night. A news flash on state media did not give any details of the aerial attack on the ancient city in eastern Homs where Iranian backed-militias are dug in on its outskirts according to Western intelligence sources.

Flash floods and massive landslides wreak havoc in western Kenya
Heavy rains triggered devastating landslides and flash flooding in the counties of Elgeyo Marakwet and West Pokot, Kenya, over the weekend, leaving a path of destruction. At least 4 000 people have been displaced, 24 people are missing, and 6 were killed, including 2 police officers.

Severe flooding hits DR Congo, at least 36 fatalities and 18 500 homes damaged or destroyed
Heavy rains from April 16 to 17, 2020, triggered severe flooding in parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo, resulting in significant damage and destruction. As of April 20, at least 36 fatalities were reported, 42 people were injured, and more than 77 000 have been left without shelter.

Drive-in church services now allowed in California after lawsuit
California churches will now be allowed to offer drive-in church services during the COVID-19 outbreak.

18 MONTHS: Netanyahu And Gantz Will Form Historic Unity Government In Israel, And Stand Ready To Annex Both Judea And Samaria Starting July 2020
I began calling 2020 the ‘year of prophecy’ way back in 2019 on our Sunday night radio bible study programs, and 2020 has in no way disappointed me. In fact, 2020, at the moment you are reading this article about Israel annexing the West Bank area of Judea and Samaria in July, is far and away exceeding my end times expectations. Something I would like to draw your attention to, though, is wondering why the phrase ’18 months’ keeps popping up so often.

Emmanuel Macron In France Positions Himself To Become The Leader Of The New World Order, Has Near Unanimous Backing From UN Security Council
As people who study the end times scripture of truth from the bible, we have long known that when Antichrist arises, he rises at a time when there is global chaos and uncertainty, with a plan to bring in global ‘peace and safety’. So it’s interesting to now see Emmanuel Macron of France, who actually looks like the Central Casting idea of Antichrist, wanting to bring in an era of ‘global peace’. And guess what? He has the backing and support of nearly all of the United Nations Security Council. Pass me the popcorn, please, this is getting good.

For First Time In History, The Price Of US Crude Oil Hits Zero As Coronavirus Plannedemic Continues To Reset And Destroy The Global Economy
A new day, and a new crisis as the coronavirus plannedemic shames the US crude oil market into oblivion, turning its value to negative for the first time in history. This coming mere months after the United States had just surpassed Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest oil producer and exporter. Hey, that’s a coincidence, you don’t that that….nah, couldn’t be. Nothing to see here folks, get back into quarantine.

Star-Studded ‘One World’ Benefit Concert for the W.H.O. Sparks Outrage: ‘Commie Propaganda’
Critics of the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) expressed anger over Saturday’s star-studded “One World” benefit concert held to raise funds for the U.N. body after President Donald Trump pulled funding for the organization over its connections to the Chinese communist regime.

Post-pandemic church: Here’s what it should look like
This is not the end of the world but the end of an era. Sequestered in our “bunkers” we’ve been surveying the situation, and as Christians we shouldn’t succumb to understandable sentiment: “Let’s hang in there so we can soon resume everything the way it was.”

WHITE HOUSE DOWN! A Coup and Counter Coup Is Raging Across An Unaware America
America has fallen. It has taken just over a century to put America on her knees, however, your life and liberties will never be the same. There are several key dates that Americans can point to in terms of pinpointing when America began to crumble. The pace of the destruction of America has increased with great rapidity since Obama became president. This country has been defeated and here a sequential look at the events that led up to our present level of subjugation.

Why America Is On the Way to Being Vegan and It Is Not by Choice
Why America Is On the Way to Being Vegan and its Not by Choice