Saturday, February 26, 2005

New York Suburb Has First Case of Rare STD

My Way News: "MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - A Nassau County man has been diagnosed with a rare sexually transmitted disease, the first case in the county and one of seven around the country."

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Israel Blames Syria, Militants for Bombing

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Israel Blames Syria, Militants for Bombing: "JERUSALEM � Israeli Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz (search) on Saturday blamed Syria and a Palestinian militant group based there for a homicide bombing that killed four Israelis outside a Tel Aviv (search) nightclub and shattered an informal truce, prompting him to freeze plans to hand over security responsibilities in the West Bank. Syria denied the charges. "

The Next Pope...and the Antichrist?

Bible Prophecy - The Omega Letter - Christian Intelligence - News & Current Events: "Pope John Paul II is recovering from emergency surgery in a Rome hospital, but Vatican efforts to downplay his true state of health are increasingly unconvincing."

Friday, February 25, 2005

Tel Aviv Suicide Bombing Kills Up to Five

My Way News: "TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - A Palestinian suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of young Israelis waiting outside a nightclub near Tel Aviv's beachfront promenade just before midnight Friday, killing up to five people, wounding dozens and shattering an informal Mideast truce."


So much for the peace process...

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Southern Border Agents Face Violence

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Southern Border Agents Face Violence: "BISBEE, Ariz. � Violent assaults on the men and women who protect America's southern border are on the rise. "

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Iran May Hide Nuke Technology in Tunnels

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Iran May Hide Nuke Technology in Tunnels: "PARIS � Iran (search) may be hiding its nuclear technology inside special tunnels because of threats of attack by the United States, Tehran's chief nuclear negotiator said in an interview published Friday. "

WorldNetDaily: 'U.S. will get Syria out by May'

WorldNetDaily: 'U.S. will get Syria out by May': "JERUSALEM -- The U.S. led war against terrorism and its advances in Iraq and Afghanistan have enhanced the climate in the Middle East and will enable the international community to force Syria to withdraw its troops from Lebanon likely by May, former Lebanese Prime Minister Michel Aoun told WorldNetDaily today in an exclusive interview. "

WorldNetDaily: 'U.S. will get Syria out by May'

WorldNetDaily: 'U.S. will get Syria out by May': "JERUSALEM -- The U.S. led war against terrorism and its advances in Iraq and Afghanistan have enhanced the climate in the Middle East and will enable the international community to force Syria to withdraw its troops from Lebanon likely by May, former Lebanese Prime Minister Michel Aoun told WorldNetDaily today in an exclusive interview. "

WorldNetDaily: 'U.S. will get Syria out by May'

WorldNetDaily: 'U.S. will get Syria out by May': "JERUSALEM -- The U.S. led war against terrorism and its advances in Iraq and Afghanistan have enhanced the climate in the Middle East and will enable the international community to force Syria to withdraw its troops from Lebanon likely by May, former Lebanese Prime Minister Michel Aoun told WorldNetDaily today in an exclusive interview. "

WorldNetDaily: 'U.S. will get Syria out by May'

WorldNetDaily: 'U.S. will get Syria out by May': "JERUSALEM -- The U.S. led war against terrorism and its advances in Iraq and Afghanistan have enhanced the climate in the Middle East and will enable the international community to force Syria to withdraw its troops from Lebanon likely by May, former Lebanese Prime Minister Michel Aoun told WorldNetDaily today in an exclusive interview. "

CNN.com - Biometric ID�may snare travelers - Feb 23, 2005

CNN.com - Biometric ID may snare travelers - Feb 23, 2005: "LONDON, England (CNN) -- Biometric passports, described by some as a global identification card, are just around the corner -- and it could mean easier travel for business travelers or a hassle for others."


...and would setup the infrastructure for the 'mark of the beast!'

Jewish evacuation violence predicted to rival 1982 pullout

Jerusalem Post | Breaking News from Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World: "Violence encountered during the evacuation of Yamit in the Sinai Peninsula will pale in comparison to what is expected during the pullout from the Gaza Strip under the disengagement plan, the commanders who directed the 1982 evacuation predicted Thursday. "

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Israel to Shorten Gaza Pullout Timetable

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Israel to Shorten Gaza Pullout Timetable: "JERUSALEM � Israeli Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz has ordered defense officials to drastically cut the timetable for withdrawing from the Gaza Strip (search) and the northern West Bank this summer in an effort to hinder Jewish extremists bent on disrupting the pullout, security officials said. "

Vietnam Confirms New Bird Flu Case

My Way News: "HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) - Vietnam confirmed a new case of bird flu Friday, heightening the sense of urgency as an international conference on fighting the deadly virus ended with calls for concerted action to prevent a possible global pandemic."

New York Daily News - Home - Super-HIV man had sex binge with 100

New York Daily News - Home - Super-HIV man had sex binge with 100: "BOSTON - The New York man who sparked fears of a powerful new strain of HIV had drug-fueled, unprotected sex with more than 100 men in the months before his diagnosis, a top researcher said yesterday."


"There will be violent earthquakes, and famines and plagues in various places, and there will be terrifying sights and great signs from heaven."(Luke 21:11)

Government unsure how many shoulder-fired missiles are missing

SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Nation > America's War on Terror -- Government unsure how many shoulder-fired missiles are missing: "WASHINGTON - It has been known for years that thousands of light and lethal shoulder-fired missiles are in black-market circulation. What is not known is exactly who has them and whether many have fallen into the hands of terrorists or criminals. "

3 admit trying to sell fake ID papers to Iran nationals

Valley Morning Star Online Edition: "BROWNSVILLE - Three members of a ring accused of attempting to sell fake immigration documents to Iranian nationals pleaded guilty in federal court to various counts of fraud and identity theft."

Thursday, February 24, 2005

WorldNetDaily: Syria arming supporters while talking of withdrawal

WorldNetDaily: Syria arming supporters while talking of withdrawal: "Despite Syria's announcement today it will withdraw troops from mountain and coastal areas in Lebanon, Damascus has been arming local supporters and preparing troops for possible confrontations, sources in Lebanon told WorldNetDaily "

'Temple Mount attack could foil pullout'

Jerusalem Post | Breaking News from Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World: "An attack on the Temple Mount has the potential to thwart the implementation of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's Gaza Strip disengagement plan, Deputy Internal Security Minister Yaacov Edri warned Thursday. "

'Sharon, you are bringing a holocaust upon us'

Jerusalem Post | Breaking News from Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World: "Under the banner, 'Arik Sharon, you are bringing upon us a Holocaust,' and with pictures of the Lubavitcher Rebbe everywhere, thousands of demonstrators gathered Thursday night at the Jerusalem International Convention Center to protest the evacuation of settlements in the Gaza Strip and northern Samaria. "

A Third Intifada?

A Third Intifada?: "No sooner out of the starting blocks on a rerun of the Mideast peace process than an avalanche threatens to close the road. This time it is not the Palestinians and the long-running shell game whose champion player was the late Yasser Arafat. Israeli commentators already refer to the gathering storm as 'the third intifada.'"

Report: Russian Nuke Theft 'Has Occurred'

Report: Russian Nuke Theft 'Has Occurred': "U.S. intelligence officials say definitively that theft of Russian nuclear materials 'has occurred,' even as Russia's nuclear-powered plants remain ripe for terrorist attacks, Agence-France Presse reports."

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Pope Recovering After Tracheotomy

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Pope Recovering After Tracheotomy: "VATICAN CITY � Pope John Paul II (search) underwent a tracheotomy (search) Thursday to assist him with breathing difficulties as he struggles with flu symptoms, FOX News confirmed. "

Doctors to Perform Tracheotomy on Pope

My Way News: "VATICAN CITY (AP) - Doctors were preparing to operate on Pope John Paul II Thursday to help ease his breathing problems, an Italian news agency said."

WorldNetDaily: Rape allegations renew call to evict U.N.

WorldNetDaily: Rape allegations renew call to evict U.N.: "Responding to new allegations of rape by United Nations peacekeepers, an activist group renewed its call to evict the world body from the U.S. "

Syria Committed to Withdraw From Lebanon

My Way News: "DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Syria will withdraw troops from mountain and coastal areas in Lebanon in line with a 1989 agreement, Lebanon's defense minister said Thursday amid international pressure following the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri."

WorldNetDaily: U.N.: Register every baby born

WorldNetDaily: U.N.: Register every baby born: "The United Nations is supporting a new campaign urging governments around the world to register every newborn child, and it's getting help from South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu. "


Mount St. Helens bubbling and boiling

World Peace Herald: "MOUNT ST. HELENS, Washington -- Mount St. Helens has shown an upswing in volcanic activity over the past two days, U.S. volcano scientists reported. "

Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Official: Bird Flu Pandemic Is Imminent

My Way News: "HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) - World Health Organization officials urged governments on Wednesday to act swiftly to control the spread of the bird flu, warning that the world is in grave danger of a deadly pandemic triggered by the virus."

Death Toll in Iran Quake Rises to 500

My Way News: "ISLAMABAD, Iran (AP) - Rescue teams using dogs and heavy machinery pulled more bodies from the ruins of flattened villages in central Iran on Wednesday, and officials raised the death toll from a powerful earthquake to at least 500. The count was expected to rise even higher."

Urgent Action Needed - Terri Schiavo’s Life is in the Balance - FLORIDA RESIDENTS

Urgent Action Needed - Terri Schiavo’s Life is in the Balance - FLORIDA RESIDENTS: "Urgent Action Needed - Terri Schiavo's Life is in the Balance


The Florida courts are prepared to permit the killing of Terri Schiavo by starvation. Contact Florida legislators, and ask them to intervene to stop the cruel murdering of Terri. "

WorldNetDaily: U.S. prepares for germ attack

WorldNetDaily: U.S. prepares for germ attack: "The world's richest governments are looking to create an international germ-warfare crisis center and vaccine bank as 'a matter of top priority.' "

Tuesday, February 22, 2005

California storm spawns tornadoes and avalanches

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - At Least Six Dead as Calif. Storms Continue: "LOS ANGELES � A deadly series of storms across California spawned everything from tornadoes to avalanches, flooding freeways with steady rain and sending rivers of mud crashing through homes. "

WorldNetDaily: U.N. to control use of Internet?

WorldNetDaily: U.N. to control use of Internet?: "Leaders of a U.N. Internet panel yesterday said they hope to set up a global system where cyberspace would be under the control of the United Nations. "


And so we move closer to a one world government...

Reuters AlertNet - US top court rejects bid to reopen Roe v. Wade

Reuters AlertNet - US top court rejects bid to reopen Roe v. Wade: "WASHINGTON, Feb 22 (Reuters) - The Texas woman once known as 'Jane Roe,' whose case led to the ruling that women have a constitutional right to an abortion, lost a U.S. Supreme Court appeal on Tuesday seeking to overturn its historic 1973 decision."


And the killing goes on...

Tom Cruise Wants to Assist

Tom Cruise Wants to Assist
With on-set Scientology.
: "Tom Cruise Wants to Assist
With on-set Scientology."

Annan Defends United Nations as 'Vital to Humanity'

My Way News: "NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan defended the United Nations, which is beset by scandals from the Iraqi oil program to sexual abuse by peacekeepers, as 'vital to humanity' in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday."

CNN.com - Iran quake toll nears 400 - Feb 22, 2005

CNN.com - Iran quake toll nears 400 - Feb 22, 2005: "(CNN) -- The death toll from a magnitude 6.4 earthquake rose to almost 400 Tuesday in central Iran as rescuers searched for survivors in the rubble of flattened buildings."

SPECIAL REPORT: Discerning the Times

Bible Prophecy - The Omega Letter - Christian Intelligence - News & Current Events


Prophecy - Signs


Monday, February 21, 2005


Jack Kinsella - Omega Letter Editor

"We live in an age of miracles unlike any the world has ever known. In this generation, man has unlocked the secret of the genome, can 'create' life in a test tube, can duplicate that which is already created [cloning], develop medicines and compounds that can prolong life, and it appears there is nothing that we cannot do."

Lurking storm blocker bad omen for Florida

Lurking storm blocker bad omen for season: "Hang on to that plywood � Florida may be in for yet another angst-filled summer.
Mere months after the ill-fated hurricane season that sent Charley, Frances, Ivan and Jeanne flying through the state like back-to-back-to-back-to-back hand grenades, the world's weather patterns again appear to be aligning against us."


Here is what Jesus said would be the signs of the end times: "signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring; Men's hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken."[Luke 21:24-25]

CNN.com - 'Minutemen' plan�to patrol Arizona border - Feb 21, 2005

CNN.com - 'Minutemen' plan�to patrol Arizona border - Feb 21, 2005: "WASHINGTON (AP) -- Intent on securing the vulnerable Arizona border from illegal immigrant crossings, U.S. officials are bracing for what they call a potential new threat this spring: the Minutemen."

Gingrich urges action against illegals - The Washington Times: Nation/Politics - February 21, 2005

Gingrich urges action against illegals - The Washington Times: Nation/Politics - February 21, 2005: "Newt Gingrich is demanding that the Bush administration get serious about stopping illegal immigration.


The former House speaker wants the United States to completely seal off its border along Mexico and Canada, deport illegal aliens within 72 hours of their arrest and exclude U.S. courts from reviewing such deportations. "

IAF: Israel must be prepared for an air strike on Iran

Haaretz - Israel News: "Israel Air Force Commander-in-Chief Major General Eliezer Shakedi said Monday that Israel must be prepared for an air strike on Iran in light of its nuclear activity. "

N. Korea nukes estimated as high as 15

Newsday.com - World News: "WASHINGTON -- Defense Intelligence Agency analysts believe North Korea may already have produced as many as 15 nuclear weapons, according to a DIA official."

CDC Chief: Bird Flu Could Become Epidemic

My Way News: "WASHINGTON (AP) - A bird flu virus may mutate to a human form that becomes as deadly as the ones that killed millions during three influenza pandemics of the 20th century."

Calif. Storm Creates Mudslides; Five Dead

My Way News: "LOS ANGELES (AP) - A deadly series of storms across California spawned tornadoes, landslides and avalanches as persistent rain flooded freeways and sent mud roaring into homes."

6.1 Earthquake Kills 250 In Iran

My Way News: "SARBAGH, Iran (AP) - A powerful earthquake toppled mud-built homes and flattened villages in central Iran on Tuesday, killing at least 270 people and injuring 950, officials and state-run television said. A senior official said the death toll could top 350."


...There will be famines and earthquakes in various places.(Matthew 24:7) See our section on Earthquakes and the end times.

Monday, February 21, 2005

Storm hits L.A. hard

L.A. Daily News - News: "'We could set a new rainy season record,' predicted Jayme Laber, a spokesman for the National Weather Service."

Iran denies rumors it has arrested bin Laden

DRUDGE REPORT FLASH 2005�: "Iran denied Monday suggestions on some local Internet sites that it arrested Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, the Western world's most wanted man, on the border with Pakistan."

Mexican ex-military elite operating in U.S.

El Universal Online: "Investigators say the feared band of ex-military elite forces are operating in Texas and other parts of the United States. "

WorldNetDaily: 'Gaza withdrawal will bring march of bloodshed'

WorldNetDaily: 'Gaza withdrawal will bring march of bloodshed': "JERUSALEM - As Israel forges ahead with its strategy to evacuate Jewish settlements from the Gaza Strip and parts of the West Bank this summer, one Israeli politician, Moshe Feiglin, has set himself up as the principle opposition to the controversial withdrawal plan. "

Bush Issues Forceful Words to Iran, Syria

My Way News: "BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) - President Bush, on a trip to thaw relations with Europe, prodded Russia not turn its back on democratic advances. He also demanded that Iran give up its nuclear ambitions and told Syria to withdraw its troops from Lebanon."

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Report: Al-Jazeera Airs Al-Zawahiri Tape

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Report: Al-Jazeera Airs Al-Zawahiri Tape: "CAIRO, Egypt � Al-Jazeera (search) television aired a videotape Sunday purporting to show Al Qaeda No. 2 Ayman al-Zawahiri (search ) denouncing U.S. calls for reform in the region and urging the West to respect the Islamic world."


They're baaaack!

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - U.N. Refugee Chief Resigns Amid Scandal

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - U.N. Refugee Chief Resigns Amid Scandal: "GENEVA � Ruud Lubbers (search), who stepped down Sunday amid allegations of sexual impropriety during four years as head of the U.N. refugee agency, has a long career in public service in the Netherlands and elsewhere. "

Opposition Urges Ouster of Lebanon Gov't

My Way News: "BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) - Thousands of opposition supporters shouted insults at Syria and demanded the resignation of Lebanon's pro-Syrian government in a central Beirut demonstration Monday, marking a week since the assassination of Rafik Hariri, Lebanon's most prominent politician."

PM pledges: No negotiation on J'lem

PM pledges: No negotiation on J'lem: "'Jerusalem will remain united as the eternal capital of the Jewish people. It will not be divided,' Prime Minister Ariel Sharon pledged on Monday at the conclusion of a meeting with President Moshe Katsav. "

Israel releases 500 Palestinian security prisoners

Israel releases 500 Palestinian security prisoners: "Early Monday morning, Israel released 500 Palestinians prisoners from the Ketziot military prison, and the newly freed detainees were transported to their homes in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, as part of Israel's goodwill gestures to PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas. "

MAG: Avian Flu, On the Verge of an Epidemic

DRUDGE REPORT FLASH 2005�: "The vicious avian flu that has killed dozens of people in Vietnam, Thailand, and elsewhere in the region 'has caused the deaths of hundreds of millions of animals in nearly a dozen Asian countries' in the past two years and could kill millions of people if it becomes capable of spreading efficiently among humans, Michael Specter reports in 'Nature's Bioterrorist' (p.50), in the February 28, 2005, issue of The New Yorker."

S. Calif. Braces for More Rain and Snow

My Way News: "LOS ANGELES (AP) - Light showers kept Southern California wet on Sunday as residents braced for yet another blast of the stormy weather that has caused flash flooding and knocked out power to thousands of homes and businesses."