Friday, January 14, 2005

Military Tests Lasers To Warn Off Aircraft (washingtonpost.com)

Military Tests Lasers To Warn Off Aircraft (washingtonpost.com): "A day after the Department of Transportation urged pilots to report hazardous laser beams aimed at aircraft, the U.S. military said it is testing a system to beam red and green lasers at aircraft in the Washington area as a warning when they enter restricted airspace. "

Israel suspends all ties with Palestinians

Israel suspends all ties with Palestinians : "Israel is suspending all contacts with the Palestinian Authority until it carries out and completes an investigation into Thursday's deadly attack in the Karni crossing where six Israelis were killed, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's spokesman announced on Friday evening. "

Rising Water Prompts Calif. Evacuations

Rising Water Prompts Calif. Evacuations
: "LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rainwater building up behind a dam prompted authorities to order the evacuation of more than 800 homes in Riverside County early Friday."

Israel Weighs Response After Attack

Israel Weighs Response After Attack: "GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israel signaled Friday it will hold off on harsh retaliation for a bombing and shooting attack by Palestinian militants that killed six Israeli workers at a Gaza cargo crossing, giving newly elected Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas a chance to rein in violent groups."

EYE FLIGHT: IRIS SCAN FOR JFK PASSENGERS

EYE FLIGHT: IRIS SCAN FOR JFK PASSENGERS
: "January 14, 2005 -- WASHINGTON - International travelers will soon be able to zip through JFK Airport with the blink of an eye.


The airport will be home to a new pilot program that uses high-tech eye scans to speed pre-registered passengers through security and customs checkpoints. "


WorldNetDaily: Iranian agent arrested for al-Qaida ties

WorldNetDaily: Iranian agent arrested for al-Qaida ties: "An Iranian agent was arrested yesterday in Kuwait for ties to recent al-Qaida-related attacks in several Middle Eastern countries, according to a popular Mideast radio network. "

Thursday, January 13, 2005

Calif. Mudslide Area Shifts, Town Evacuation Urged

Calif. Mudslide Area Shifts, Town Evacuation Urged

: "LA CONCHITA, Calif. (Reuters) - Rescuers called off search and recovery efforts on Thursday at the site of a mudslide that killed 10 people when it hit a seaside California town and urged residents to leave in case of another collapse.


The huge pile of sodden earth that swallowed 15 houses on Monday in La Conchita, 80 miles north of Los Angeles, began moving again."

WorldNetDaily: Pope to Satan: You're finished!

WorldNetDaily: Pope to Satan: You're finished!: "In comments before 7,000 people attending the General Papal Audience yesterday at the Vatican, Pope John Paul II commented on the Apocalypse, saying that the increase in violence and injustice in the world is the work of a furious Satan who doesn't have 'much time left' and ultimately will be defeated. "

New toll puts tsunami casualties at 272,000

New toll puts tsunami casualties at 272,000: "Banda Aceh, Indonesia � An official document posted here says that nearly 210,000 people in Indonesia are dead or missing from the Dec. 26 tsunami, a death toll that appears to be far higher than officials have reported publicly. Rescue workers think even that number may be low."

Expert: Malaria Could Kill 100K in Asia

Expert: Malaria Could Kill 100K in Asia: "BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) - Malaria could kill up to 100,000 people in coming months across Indian Ocean communities devastated by the Dec. 26 tsunami if authorities do not quickly move to kill mosquitoes, a health expert warned Thursday."

Yahoo! News - Study: AIDS Problem Growing in Russia

Yahoo! News - Study: AIDS Problem Growing in Russia: "MOSCOW - HIV (news - web sites)/AIDS (news - web sites) is spreading at a devastating pace in Russia, with a new study showing an estimated 1 million people infected - three times the number officially reported - U.S. and Russian experts said Wednesday. "

US warns Russia on selling missiles to Syria

US warns Russia on selling missiles to Syria: "The United States warned Russia against selling missiles to Syria amid reports that Moscow was ready to provide Damascus with a sophisticated weapon that could hit any target in Israel."

Iran warns IAEA not to spy for U.S. -

Iran warns IAEA not to spy for U.S. -: "Iran has issued a warning to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that it will not let its nuclear inspector spy on its military site, Parchin."

Sanhedrin seeks David's scion as king

Sanhedrin seeks David's scion as king
: "Will Jews begin proclaiming 'Long live the king' in the near future?
According to a group of 71 Jewish scholars who met this week in the Old City of Jerusalem in the form of a modern-day Sanhedrin - a duplicate of the religious tribunal which convened during the time of the Second Temple - a coronation day is growing closer. "


Mark my words, we are closer to the end of the age than most people realize!

Meteor roars over Wisconsin

Meteor roars over Wisconsin: "On Tuesday evening there was light where there should be none and noise where quiet should have reigned.


Antigo and Langlade County were apparently in the path of a meteor that brought reports of the strange happenings from South Dakota across central Wisconsin."

WorldNetDaily: Explosive fireball said to shake Earth

WorldNetDaily: Explosive fireball said to shake Earth: "Villagers in India are in a state of shock and local officials baffled after a fireball was seen crashing Tuesday night, causing a massive explosion that 'shook the Earth.' "


"...and there will be terrors and great signs from heaven."(Luke 21:11)

WorldNetDaily: Consumer Reports cites U.N. document

WorldNetDaily: Consumer Reports cites U.N. document: "Consumer Reports is citing the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights in its defense of a report on birth control and abortion that has pro-lifers canceling their subscriptions to the magazine. "

WorldNetDaily: United Nations' cartoon condoms

WorldNetDaily: United Nations' cartoon condoms: "The United Nations has launched a series of 20 animated TV ads to stop the spread of AIDS, featuring cartoon condoms named Shaft, Stretch and Dick. "


This just proves my point...the UN needs to go!

Wednesday, January 12, 2005

Four Palestinians, Israeli killed in violence at start of Abbas era

Four Palestinians, Israeli killed in violence at start of Abbas era: "MORAG SETTLEMENT, Gaza Strip (AFP) - Four Palestinian militants and an Israeli settler were killed in a spike of violence in the West Bank and Gaza, puncturing the optimism that has greeted the election of a new Palestinian leader. "


So much for peace...

WHO: Polio Cases Rose by One-Third in 2004

WHO: Polio Cases Rose by One-Third in 2004: "GENEVA (AP) - The number of polio cases last year rose by almost one-third, despite a renewed immunization campaign in Nigeria after the end of a vaccine boycott, the World Health Organization said Wednesday."

Sea maneuvers begin with Turkey, US, and Israel

Sea maneuvers begin with Turkey, US, and Israel: "Turkish, Israeli and US warships set out Tuesday to practice rescuing a sinking vessel off the coast of Israel, in the seventh annual joint search-and-rescue naval maneuvers the countries have held. "

Crisis in Israel-Russia ties

Crisis in Israel-Russia ties
: "Israel is trying to halt an arms deal in which Russia would supply advanced missiles to Syria, Israeli officials said Wednesday. The officials commented on the affair after a Russian newspaper reported the deal. "


Most end times theologians believe that Russia represents Gog, which will fight against Israel in the end battles. Looks like we are moving closer to that!

WorldNetDaily: Consumer Reports CEO led Planned Parenthood

WorldNetDaily: Consumer Reports CEO led Planned Parenthood: "Despite the mission statement of Consumers Union, which publishes Consumer Reports, stating the organization vows to maintain 'independence and impartiality,' the president and CEO of the nonprofit once led a state branch of Planned Parenthood. "

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Israeli Choppers Fire Missiles Into Gaza City

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Israeli Choppers Fire Missiles Into Gaza City: "GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israeli helicopters fired two missiles at a target south of Gaza City (search) early Wednesday, residents and Palestinian security officials said, and Israeli tanks moved into the city. "

FBI Probes More Lasers Shot at Airplanes

FBI Probes More Lasers Shot at Airplanes
: "WASHINGTON (AP) - At least a dozen cases of lasers being beamed into aircraft cockpits since Christmas are being investigated by the FBI."

The Scotsman - Top Stories - Scotland takes a beating

The Scotsman - Top Stories - Scotland takes a beating: "TWO people were dead and 60,000 homes without power last night as hurricane-force winds caused chaos throughout large parts of Scotland, bringing destruction across the country.


Wind speeds of 124mph were recorded in the Western Isles as the most damaging storms for more than a decade swept in from the Atlantic . "

MSNBC - Rescuers searchfor dozen missing after mudslide

MSNBC - Rescuers searchfor dozen missing after mudslide: "LA CONCHITA, Calif. - Rescuers with listening devices sensitive enough to pick up a whimper or faint tapping searched Tuesday for victims feared buried in a mudslide that sent trees and dirt thundering onto this seaside hamlet, killing at least six people. "

WorldNetDaily: Party to bolt Sharon's new government?

WorldNetDaily: Party to bolt Sharon's new government?: "Just two days after Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon formed his new government coalition, giving him the political backing needed to carry out his controversial unilateral withdrawal from Gaza and parts of the West Bank this summer, a problem is brewing that may threaten the makeup of the coalition, sources told WorldNetDaily. "

WorldNetDaily: Sources: Syria hosted terror wedding

WorldNetDaily: Sources: Syria hosted terror wedding: "Syria last month hosted a wedding for the son of a Hamas leader and assisted with security for the terrorists present at the event, even though Syrian officials have denied harboring Hamas, security sources told WorldNetDaily. "

Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Pullout endangers Israeli strategic facilities

Pullout endangers Israeli strategic facilities: "Strategic energy facilities in Ashkelon and water supply to the North could be in range of attack after the disengagement plan is carried out, experts told the Knesset Interior Committee on Tuesday, but added that Palestinians are not likely to aim rockets at power targets out of fear of damaging their own interests, the experts assessed. "

Planet Earth's wakeup call

Planet Earth's wakeup call: "At least 150,000 lives were suddenly snuffed out. A shocking percentage of them were under the age of twelve years old. This disaster has forced nearly everyone to confront the uncomfortable issue of sudden and unexpected death."

BostonHerald.com - National Politics: Congress passes `doomsday' plan

BostonHerald.com - National Politics: Congress passes `doomsday' plan: "WASHINGTON - With no fanfare, the U.S. House has passed a controversial doomsday provision that would allow a handful of lawmakers to run Congress if a terrorist attack or major disaster killed or incapacitated large numbers of congressmen. "

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Canada Announces New Mad Cow Case

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Canada Announces New Mad Cow Case: "OTTAWA � Canadian government inspectors have confirmed another case of mad cow disease (search) in the province of Alberta, the nation's food agency said Tuesday. "

Sharon Congratulates Abbas in Phone Call

Sharon Congratulates Abbas in Phone Call
: "JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon called Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday to congratulate him on winning the Palestinian presidential elections, the latest sign that the two sides are eager to restart peace efforts after years of stalemate."

WorldNetDaily: Consumer Reports advocates abortion

WorldNetDaily: Consumer Reports advocates abortion: "Consumer Reports, the respected magazine that has advised Americans on everything from new car purchases to which electric can opener to buy, has published a list of birth-control options that includes abortion, complete with a section describing how the procedure gets rid of a pregnant mother's 'uterine contents.' "

Crosswalk.com - God and the Tsunami: Theology in the Headlines

Crosswalk.com - God and the Tsunami: Theology in the Headlines: "How do Christians explain this kind of suffering? What do we have to say about the meaning of an event like this? In short order, questions like these found their way to the front pages of the newspapers and the front lines of our cultural conversation. All too soon, confusion was evident, as various religious leaders offered advice and counsel."

19 feet of snow fall on Reno

19 feet of snow fall on Reno: "Reno, Nev. - Areas of the Sierra Nevada, famous for paralyzing amounts of snowfall, have been hit with a dumping like they haven't seen in generations, with steep drifts stranding an Amtrak train, knocking out the Reno airport and shutting down major highways across the mountains."

DEBKAfile - US and Iraq All Set for Strike against Syria. Israel Is Braced for Hizballah Second Front

DEBKAfile - US and Iraq All Set for Strike against Syria. Israel Is Braced for Hizballah Second Front:

Hamas calls for more suicide bombings

Hamas calls for more suicide bombings: "As the Palestinian Central Election Committee was holding a press conference in Ramallah on Monday to announce the final results of the election for the chairmanship of the Palestinian Authority, hundreds of students attended a rally organized by Hamas at Bir Zeit University, where they called for more suicide attacks against Israel. "

3 Dead, 12 Missing After Calif. Mudslide

3 Dead, 12 Missing After Calif. Mudslide: "LA CONCHITA, Calif. (AP) - A huge mudslide crashed down on homes in a coastal hamlet with terrifying force Monday, killing three people and leaving up to 12 missing as a Pacific storm hammered Southern California for a fourth straight day."

Monday, January 10, 2005

WorldNetDaily: 'Abbas as bad as Arafat'

WorldNetDaily: 'Abbas as bad as Arafat'

Bush invites Abbas to White House

Bush invites Abbas to White House: "U.S. President George W. Bush said Monday he would welcome newly elected Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to the White House, extending an invitation he refused to offer to the late Yasser Arafat. "


Shouldn't we find out if this guy is going to denounce the terrorists before we start inviting him to the white house?

CNN.com - Reno/Tahoe gets worst snowstorm since 1916- Jan 10, 2005

CNN.com - Storms continue to batter California - Jan 10, 2005: "LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- Southern California began its fourth consecutive day of drenching rain Monday as a stubborn wintry mix pounded the region, triggering floods that forced evacuations and caused scores of accidents on slippery roadways."


Here we go again with another 'first since...' Seems like there are a lot of these lately!

CNN.com - Sinkhole damage Florida homes, forces evacuation - Jan 10, 2005

CNN.com - Sinkhole damages Florida homes, forces evacuation - Jan 10, 2005: "ORANGE CITY, Florida (AP) -- A sinkhole opened up Sunday, destroying one house, damaging a second and forcing the evacuation of 11 others."

Earth still ringing like a bell after Asia quake

Earth still ringing like a bell after Asia quake : "MELBOURNE: Two weeks on, the Earth is still vibrating from the massive undersea earthquake off Indonesia that triggered the tsunami, Australian researchers said yesterday. "

WorldNetDaily: PA TV: U.S., Jews caused tsunami

WorldNetDaily: PA TV: U.S., Jews caused tsunami: "With Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon recently crediting the Palestinian Authority for clamping down on incitement against the Jewish state, official Palestinian television last week blamed Israel for the tsunami in southeast Asia, preached the destruction of Israel and the U.S., and declared America the prime sponsor of world terror. "

Sunday, January 09, 2005

M4.4 earthquake rattles central Japan

M4.4 earthquake rattles central Japan: "TOKYO, Jan. 9 Kyodo - A magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolted central Japan on Sunday evening, the Japan Meteorological Agency said."


Here we go again.

Internal U.N. Audits Ignite Debate

Internal U.N. Audits Ignite Debate: "NEW YORK (AP) - Internal U.N. audits sent to the director of the Iraq oil-for-food program uncovered extensive mismanagement of multimillion-dollar deals with contractors and fraudulent paperwork by its employees, according to copies of the some of the reports obtained by The Associated Press."

WorldNetDaily: Mystery fire from sky in California

WorldNetDaily: Mystery fire from sky in California: "It wasn't Roswell, N.M., but rather Roswell Avenue in Chino, Calif., for the latest mystery from the sky. "


"and there will be great earthquakes, and in various places plagues and famines; and there will be terrors and great signs from heaven."(Luke 21:11)

Palestinians Elect Abbas by Wide Margin

Palestinians Elect Abbas by Wide Margin
: "RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - Mahmoud Abbas was elected Palestinian Authority president by a wide margin Sunday, exit polls showed, giving him a decisive mandate to renew peace talks with Israel, rein in militants and try to end more than four years of Mideast bloodshed."

Relentless Storm Pounds S. California

Relentless Storm Pounds S. California: "RENO, Nev. (AP) - Areas of the Sierra Nevada, famous for paralyzing amounts of snowfall, have been hit with a dumping like they haven't seen in generations, with steep drifts stranding an Amtrak train, knocking out the Reno airport and shutting down major highways across the mountains."


Okay, let me get this straight; we've had four unprecedented hurricanes in one season in Florida, a number of earthquakes that are unprecedented, and a Tsunami that killed over 150,000 people. And now we have storms hitting California with "dumping like they haven't seen in generations." Maybe we all should start looking to the Bible...