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“Let the Headlines Speak”
by From the internet   
November 7th, 2014

Appeals court: States can define marriage as 1 man, 1 woman  A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday stunningly affirmed the rights of voters in four states – Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee – to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman, throwing a boulder into the millpond of complacent assumptions by homosexual-rights advocates that same-sex marriage is a given across the United States.  

Appeals court upholds gay marriage bans, reversing trend
The 2-1 ruling, by the Cincinnati-based 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, is the first ruling by a federal appeals court that upholds bans on same-sex marriage. Gay marriage advocates said they would immediately seek U.S. Supreme Court review.  

Lawsuit over Rampant Anti-Semitism in NY School To Proceed
The lawsuit claims that the students’ rights were violated by “rampant anti-Semitic discrimination and harassment” and “deliberate indifference” by school officials, according to The New York Times. The families are seeking an unspecified amount in monetary damages.  

Report: Netanyahu Orders Demolition of Terrorists' Homes
The report does not specify which terrorists' homes are due to be demolished. However, it may include the homes of the perpetrators of the three main terror attacks in Jerusalem over the past two weeks: a road rampage which killed a baby and a seminary student, the attempted assassination of Temple Mount rights activist Yehuda Glick, and Wednesday night's car attack which killed a Border Patrol captain and a teenager.  

Chief Rabbi: Jewish prayer on Temple Mount is crime punishable by death
The prominent rabbi went so far as to liken Jewish prayer atop the mountaintop that is holy to both Muslims and Jews, to a sever crime "punishable by death."  

CHANCE OF FLARES  Solar activity remains high as sunspot AR2205 crackles with strong M-class solar flares. CMEs are flying away from the blast site, but so far all of them have missed Earth. This could change, however, as the sunspot turns toward our planet this weekend. NOAA forecasters estimate 55% chance of M-flares and a 25% chance of X-flares on Nov. 7th.  

Central Command general to ISIS: We can hear you
The top U.S. military commander in the fight against ISIS said airstrikes are working to erode the terror group's capabilities and warned militants that the U.S. military is listening to them.  

Hundreds clash with IDF forces in 'Day of Rage'
Palestinians seemed to be adhering to leadership calls to hold a so-called 'Day of Rage' against Israel on Friday, as hundreds of West Bank residents staged protests and clashed with Israeli security forces.  

18 Moderate Quakes Strike Northern Nevada In Less Than 24 Hours
A swarm of earthquakes ranging from magnitude 2.7 to 4.5 struck northern Nevada near the borders of Oregon and California between Wednesday morning and Thursday morning. The tremors came just after a magnitude 4.9 earthquake shook the same area.  

Strong earthquake rocks Papua New Guinea area
A powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook the Papua New Guinea region on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.  

4.9 earthquake hits Nicobar Islands region
NEW DELHI: An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale hit the Nicobar Islands region on Thursday.  

Earthquake: 3.6 quake strikes near Lakeview, Ore.
A shallow magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported Thursday morning 39 miles from Lakeview, Ore., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:15 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0 miles.  

Marijuana on the march in the US
...By the end of 2016 the drug could be legal in nine states if voters back the move in ballots planned for Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada. Earlier this week Oregon and Alaska joined Washington and Colorado in allowing people to smoke pot. Washington DC also backed the move - although Congress could, in theory, still reverse the decision.  

More Than 600 Reported Chemical Exposure in Iraq, Pentagon Acknowledges
More than 600 American service members since 2003 have reported...they believe they were exposed to chemical warfare agents in Iraq, but the Pentagon failed to recognize the scope of the reported cases or offer adequate tracking and treatment... Pentagon says it will now expand outreach to veterans.  

Russia Moving Missiles, Rockets Toward Eastern Ukraine
Russia is sending additional military forces toward the border with eastern Ukraine, including units equipped with ballistic missiles, as part of Moscow’s ongoing destabilization effort in support of pro-Russian rebels. U.S. officials with access to intelligence reports said one Russian military unit equipped with short-range ballistic missiles was detected this week near eastern Ukraine...  

Jihadists 'using cruise ships' to reach Middle East war zones
Would-be jihadists have been travelling on cruise ships to reach conflict areas in the Middle East, Interpol has said. The international police body said some of those trying to join militant groups in Iraq and Syria had used cruise lines to get to countries including Turkey. It said checks to passenger lists should be extended from airlines to cruise operators before the issue became more of a problem.  

Brussels anti-austerity protest ends in clashes
Belgian police have used tear gas and water cannon against violent anti-austerity protesters in central Brussels after a largely peaceful march by about 100,000 workers. Several vehicles were set alight by protesters who also hurled stones and flares at police... Belgium's new government plans to raise the pension age, freeze wages and make public service cuts to meet EU targets.  

China and Japan smooth over East China Sea island row
China and Japan have agreed to try to reduce tensions over a disputed chain of islands in the East China Sea. Beijing officials said a crisis management mechanism had been set up to prevent the situation from worsening. The strategically important islands, known as Diaoyu by China and Senkaku by Japan, are controlled by Japan.  

US sent 'lessons learned' team to model Israel tactics in Gaza operation
The United States sent a team of senior officers to Israel three months ago to learn from Israel's tactics in Operation Protective Edge in Gaza... Dempsey praised the IDF for taking "extraordinary lengths to limit collateral damage and civilian casualties" in its war against Hamas. The militant organization..."had become very nearly a subterranean society," burrowing underground and hiding amongst the civilian population.  

Palestinians call for ‘Day of Rage’ against Israel
Palestinian groups once again called for a “Day of Rage” against Israel in the West Bank, Gaza and Jerusalem on Friday and urged demonstrators to step up their protests. The appeal came as Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas warned that failure to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict would increase the flames in the region.  

European unilateral recognition of Palestinian state irresponsible, Netanyahu tells EU's Mogherini

Jewish neighborhoods of Jerusalem will always be part of Israel, said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he dismissed international charges that Jewish building over the Green Line was harmful to the peace process. He also chastised as “irresponsible” European politicians who have called for unilateral recognition of Palestinian statehood. 

Boehner touts bills to repeal Obamacare, build Keystone  WASHINGTON- Republicans will use their new dominance of Congress to repeal or cut back President Barack Obama's health care reforms, approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline and trim the nation's debt, House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday.  

Ban on Homosexual ‘Marriage’ Upheld By Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Reversing Trend
CINCINNATI – The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld state bans on same-sex “marriage” in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee on Thursday, reversing a year-long trend in the federal courts to strike down such state restrictions as being unconstitutional.  

Liberty University Student Editor Raises Concern After Calling for ‘Common Ground’ With Homosexuals
LYNCHBURG, Va. – An editor of Liberty University’s student newspaper is raising concern after releasing an article that calls upon Christians and homosexuals to find “common ground.” “Common ground is what makes the world continue to move, grow and advance,” wrote Tre Goins-Phillips, opinion editor of The Liberty Champion, named after the university’s motto “Training Champions for Christ.” […]  

Little Girl Screaming ‘Shut Up’ at Street Pr eacher in ‘Witch City’ Goes Viral
SALEM, Mass. – A video showing a little girl with pigtails screaming at a street preacher to ‘shut up’ as she relentlessly mocked him and his message of redemption through Jesus Christ has gone viral.The video posted on Live Leak, which has been viewed more than 250,000 times, shows a child approaching Austin Coppock, who had been preaching on Salem’s busy Essex Street pedestrian mall during the city’s annual Halloween celebration.  

Coordinated blasts target Fatah officials in Gaza
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A series of coordinated explosions targeted the homes of several leaders of President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah Party in the Gaza Strip early Friday, a party official said.  

Palestinian who ran over 3 soldiers 'turns himself in'
Jerusalem - A Palestinian who ran over three Israeli soldiers in the southern West Bank overnight turned himself in to the security forces on Thursday, the army said.  

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