Saturday, March 26, 2005

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Massive Protests in Taiwan

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Massive Protests in Taiwan: "TAIPEI, Taiwan � In one of the largest demonstrations in Taiwan's (search) history, about a million people marched through the capital on Saturday to protest a new Chinese law that authorizes an attack on the island if it moves toward formal independence. "

Friday, March 25, 2005

Toll in Ebola-like virus in Angola rises to 115, spreads to capital

Channelnewsasia.com: "LUANDA : The death toll in an outbreak of the Ebola-like Marburg virus in Angola rose to 115, including many children and an Italian doctor, health officials said Friday, as the disease spread to the capital Luanda. "

AP: Iran Stockpiling High-Tech Small Arms

My Way News: "VIENNA, Austria (AP) - Iran is quietly building a stockpile of thousands of high-tech small arms and other military equipment - from armor-piercing snipers' rifles to night-vision goggles - through legal weapons deals and a U.N. anti-drug program, according to an internal U.N. document, arms dealers and Western diplomats."

Yahoo! News - EU Accuses Israel of Breaching Peace Road Map

Yahoo! News - EU Accuses Israel of Breaching Peace Road Map: "BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union (news - web sites)'s foreign policy chief has accused Israel of breaching the international community's 'road map' for Middle East peace by moving to expand the biggest settlement in the occupied West Bank. "

HUMAN EVENTS ONLINE :: U.S. Dollars Fuel China Nukes by John Gizzi

HUMAN EVENTS ONLINE :: U.S. Dollars Fuel China Nukes by John Gizzi: "As first reported by Tim Carney on March 2, the U.S. government's Export-Import Bank has given preliminary approval to $5 billion in direct loans or loan guarantees to the China National Nuclear Corp., a Chinese government agency with a history of proliferating nuclear-weapons technology to Iran and Pakistan."

Yahoo! News - SARS may spread in air, new studies warn

Yahoo! News - SARS may spread in air, new studies warn: "TORONTO (AFP) - New research suggests the SARS (news - web sites) virus, which killed 800 people after emerging in China in 2003, may spread through the air, and not just through human contact, making it more dangerous than previously thought. "

Cambodia tests possible third victim for bird flu virus

DRUDGE REPORT FLASH 2005�: "Cambodia was awaiting results Friday of tests on an 18-year-old man suspected of carrying the bird flu virus who would be the third case found in the kingdom if confirmed, health officials said."

Thursday, March 24, 2005

Bush Says Kim Jong-Il 'Must Listen' on Nuclear

My Way News: "WACO, Texas (Reuters) - President Bush urged North Korea leader Kim Jong-il on Wednesday to return to stalled six-party talks on its nuclear program 'for the sake of peace and tranquility and stability.'"

Mother arrested for attempting to intervene in her 14-year old's decision to have abortion

Illinois Conservative Politics: "GRANITE CITY - A Sothern Illinois woman was arrested last week (March 17) after trying to intervene on behalf of her 14-year old daughter's effort to have an abortion. The girl was allegedly taken to an abortion clinic by the mother of the man allegedly to have impregnated the 14-year old."

BBC NEWS | World | Africa | Ebola virus kills four in Sudan

BBC NEWS | World | Africa | Ebola virus kills four in Sudan: "Health officials are investigating a new outbreak of the Ebola virus that has killed four people in Sudan. "

FOXNews.com - Health - Marburg Virus Kills 95 in Angola

FOXNews.com - Health - Marburg Virus Kills 95 in Angola: "An outbreak of hemorrhagic fever (search) in northern Angola has killed 95 people, mainly children under 5, the U.N. health agency said Wednesday. "

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Protesters Seize Kyrgyzstan Government HQ

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Protesters Seize Kyrgyzstan Government HQ: "BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan � Protesters stormed the presidential compound in Kyrgyzstan (search) on Thursday, seizing control of the symbol of power after clashing with riot police who had surrounded it during a large opposition rally. The defense minister was led out of the building by demonstrators. "

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Bird flu epidemic could kill as many as 750,000 in Britain: estimate - Yahoo! UK & Ireland News

Bird flu epidemic could kill as many as 750,000 in Britain: estimate - Yahoo! UK & Ireland News: "LONDON (AFP) - Hundreds of thousands of people may die and one quarter of the work force could be absent if Britain were hit by a bird flu pandemic, a senior government official said."

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - N. Korea Boasts of Bolstered Nuke Arsenal

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - N. Korea Boasts of Bolstered Nuke Arsenal: "SEOUL, South Korea � North Korea (search) claimed Monday that it has bolstered its nuclear arsenal to prevent an invasion, the North's official broadcaster said. "

10 Dead in Minn. Teen Rampage, Police Say

My Way News: "BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) - A high school student went on a shooting rampage on this Indian reservation Monday, killing his grandparents at their home and then seven people at his school, 'grinning and waving' as he fired, authorities and witnesses said. The gunman was later found shot to death. It was the nation's worst school shooting since the Columbine massacre in 1999."

Monday, March 21, 2005

DEBKAfile - Iran Has 12 Strategic Cruise Missiles

DEBKAfile - Iran Has 12 Strategic Cruise Missiles: "The Ukrainian prosecutor-general Svyatoslav Piksun created a major international flap Friday, March 18, when he admitted to the Financial Times that 18 X-55 strategic cruise missiles, also known as Kh-55, had been �exported� - 12 to Iran and 6 to China in 2001. He could not explain how the �significant leak� of technology from the former Soviet Union�s nuclear arsenal occurred, but said the missiles had been sold without nuclear warheads. "

Israel's New Jerusalem Plan Angers Palestinians

My Way News: "JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel plans to build 3,500 new homes for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank to cement its hold on Jerusalem, government sources said Monday, drawing Palestinian warnings that peace efforts were at risk."

FOXNews.com - Business - Survey: Gas Prices Reach Record Highs

FOXNews.com - Business - Survey: Gas Prices Reach Record Highs: "NEW YORK � U.S. average retail gasoline prices rose over the past two weeks to a record and could go higher as crude oil prices rise, demand increases and reformulations kick in, according to an industry analyst. "


Then I heard something like a voice among the four living creatures say, "A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius--but do not harm the olive oil and the wine." (Revelations 6:6)


According to the book of Revelations the economy will be in shambles in the end of days. I don't think we are to this point yet, but consider what rising gas prices would do to our economy. Everything in the supply chain is reliant on petroleum fuel of some sort to get to it's intended destination. We can see from past experience that companies will pass this on to the consumer. stay tuned...it's going to get worse!

Can Europe Help Break N.Korea Impasse?

OhmyNews International: "PALO ALTO, Calif. -- The European Union is showing a new independent stance on foreign-policy issues as the logic of its industrial and economic integration plays out in the international arena.



Already the EU has taken a distinct and independent approach to both the Israel-Palestinian conflict and the nuclear crisis in Iran. Now it has broken ranks over the Korean Peninsula, fed up and concerned with the failure to resolve the ongoing crisis over North Korea's development of nuclear arms."


OhmyNews International

OhmyNews International: "PALO ALTO, Calif. -- The European Union is showing a new independent stance on foreign-policy issues as the logic of its industrial and economic integration plays out in the international arena.



Already the EU has taken a distinct and independent approach to both the Israel-Palestinian conflict and the nuclear crisis in Iran. Now it has broken ranks over the Korean Peninsula, fed up and concerned with the failure to resolve the ongoing crisis over North Korea's development of nuclear arms."


Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Rice tells EU: don't lift China arms ban

Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Rice tells EU: don't lift China arms ban: "The US secretary of state, Condoleezza Rice, stepped up the transatlantic row about selling arms to China yesterday with a sharply worded warning that the EU should not upset the balance of power in a region in which it has no defence responsibilities. "

New technology uses human body for broadband networking

Taipei Times - archives: "Your body could soon be the backbone of a broadband personal data network linking your mobile phone or MP3 player to a cordless headset, your digital camera to a PC or printer, and all the gadgets you carry around to each other."

Aerial photos could track home projects

Aerial photos could track home projects: "New technology soon could let government officials look right into your back yard to see your new deck - and then check whether you filed the proper permits. "


Big Brother will be in your backyard!

cks Continue Following Japan Quake

My Way News: "FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) - Thousands of people took refuge at shelters Monday as aftershocks battered southern Japan a day after a powerful magnitude-7.0 earthquake damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes, leaving one person dead and hundreds injured."

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Bangladesh Tornadoes Kill Dozens

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Bangladesh Tornadoes Kill Dozens: "DHAKA, Bangladesh � Two tornadoes tore through northern Bangladesh (search), killing at least 28 people, injuring nearly 900 and leaving thousands homeless, officials and news reports said Monday. "

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Protestors Seize Buildings in Kyrgyzstan

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Protestors Seize Buildings in Kyrgyzstan: "OSH, Kyrgyzstan � Thousands of opposition activists stormed three government buildings in the southern Kyrgyz city of Osh on Monday, forcing security forces to flee in the latest in a wave of protests to demand President Askar Akayev's (search) resignation. "

FOXNews.com - Politics - Rice Urges Easing Taiwan Tensions

FOXNews.com - Politics - Rice Urges Easing Taiwan Tensions: "BEIJING � Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (search) hinted Monday that North Korea faces possible international sanctions if it flouts a diplomatic effort to halt its nuclear weapons program."

Sunday, March 20, 2005

EUPolitix.com - EU presidency pushes end to China arms ban

EUPolitix.com - EU presidency pushes end to China arms ban: "Luxembourg�s foreign minister, Jean Asselborn, has vowed that he will push to end the EU's arms embargo with China by June. "

WorldNetDaily: Terri's death wish or Michael's?

WorldNetDaily: Terri's death wish or Michael's?: "Michael Schiavo gave contradictory stories about whether disconnecting his estranged wife from feeding tubes was his wish or her wish in a Larry King interview on CNN. "

WHITE HOUSE STUDIES $4 GALLON 'NIGHTMARE' SCENARIO

DRUDGE REPORT FLASH 2005�: "President Bush's inner circle has become preoccupied with soaring gas prices and its toll on the economy, a well-placed White House source said over the weekend."

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Powerful Earthquake in Japan

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Powerful Earthquake in Japan: "TOKYO � A powerful earthquake jolted southern Japan on Sunday, killing one person, injuring at least 250, disrupting transport and prompting a tsunami warning that was later canceled. Buildings swayed, and smaller aftershocks continued to rattle the region. "