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“Let the Headlines Speak”
by From the Internet   
November 8th, 2014

Ex-USSR leader Gorbachev: World on brink of new Cold War
The world is on the brink of a new Cold War, and trust should be restored by dialogue with Russia, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said. At an event to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on Sunday, Mr Gorbachev said the West had "succumbed to triumphalism".  

EU calls for Palestinian state as tensions soar
Gaza City - The top EU diplomat appealed Saturday for the establishment of a Palestinian state as the killing of a young Arab-Israeli by police fanned tensions following violent clashes in Jerusalem.  

Jerusalem should be capital of two states: top EU diplomat
Ramallah - The European Union's top diplomat Federica Mogherini said on Saturday that Jerusalem "should be the capital of two states", as tensions gripped the holy city hit by Israeli-Palestinian violence.  

Caliphate In Europe: Sweden Cedes Control Of Muslim Areas
Political Correctness: The perils of multiculturalism and open borders have reached critical mass in Sweden. There are Muslim enclaves where postal, fire and other essential services — even police officers themselves —require police protection. A police report released last month identifies 55 of these "no-go zones" in Sweden.  

Ongoing Earthquake Swarm In Nevada Increasing Chances For A ‘Big One’  A swarm of earthquakes in a remote northwest area of Nevada that started in July this year has grown in intensity over the past several days, increasing the probability for a larger quake.  

Magnitude 5.2 quake jolts Davao Oriental
MANILA - A magnitude 5.2 earthquake shook Davao Oriental on Saturday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. Phivolcs said the epicenter of the quake, which happened at 6:54 a.m., was located 67 kilometers southeast of Tarragona.  

Earth cracking Up: Just earthquakes or Something beyond?
Does this point towards a supernatural seismic activity threatening our planet? Or is this just a result of extreme drilling and fracking? Moreover, according to a new study there were more than twice the big earthquakes, worldwide in the first quarter of 2014 as compared with the average since 1979. So should we be worried?  

Major 6.9 magnitude quake strikes off PNG’s New Britain island
Sydney: A major earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 struck off Papua New Guinea’s New Britain island on Friday but there were no immediate reports of damage, said residents in nearby towns.  

Why the Temple Mount matters
Psalm 122:6 instructs us to “Pray that Jerusalem has peace.” Well, now would definitely be a good time to pray, because Jerusalem is currently at a boiling point. And it’s largely over what might be the most contested piece of real estate in history: the Temple Mount.  

China builds computer network impenetrable to hackers
China will soon have the world's most secure major computer network, making communications between Beijing and Shanghai impenetrable to hackers and giving it a decisive edge in its quiet cyberwar with the United States. In two years' time, a fibre-optic cable between the two cities will transmit quantum encryption keys that can completely secure government, financial and military information from eavesdroppers.  

Egyptians in Sinai border town complain of heavy-handed army crackdown after militant attack
Egyptian troops are pressing ahead with the demolition of hundreds of homes along the border with the Gaza Strip, cutting off electricity and firing warning shots in the evict thousands of residents ...The demolitions, meant to halt the smuggling of weapons and militants in and out of Gaza, have also put pressure on Hamas, the militant group that controls Gaza and has long counted on smuggling tunnels as its lifeline.  

'Catastrophic' bushfire warning for South Australia
The state of South Australia is facing "catastrophic" fire conditions, with very high temperatures and dangerous hot dry winds. Water-bombing aircraft are on standby in preparation for possible bushfires. The South Australian Country Fire Service (CFS) has declared total fire bans for 12 out of 15 fire districts.  

Islamic State crisis: US to send 1,500 more troops to Iraq
The US is to send 1,500 more non-combat troops to Iraq to boost Iraqi forces fighting Islamic State (IS) militants, nearly doubling the US presence. The Pentagon said the troops would train and assist Iraqi forces. President Barack Obama authorised the deployment following a request from Iraq's government, the Pentagon added.  

Hamas: 'Popular army' formed for 'liberation of al-Aksa'
Hamas has declared the formation of a "popular army" at the Jabaliya refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip on Friday, according to a report by the AFP. A spokesman for the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades - Hamas's military branch - said the 2,500 recruits would form "the first section of the popular army for the liberation of al-Aksa and of Palestine," according the AFP report.  

Historic shift as Abu Dhabi looks to Asia for oil concession
Abu Dhabi - Gulf emirate Abu Dhabi seems likely to choose Asian firms when it renews a decades-old major oil concession, sources and analysts told AFP, in a historic shift for the global energy market.

Haim Saban Raises $34M to Support Israeli Defense Forces
Billionaire mogul and master fundraiser Haim Saban brought the A-lists of Hollywood and tech together Thursday at the Beverly Hilton to raise $34 million for the Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces.

Kiev says tanks roll in from Russia
Kiev - Dozens of tanks and truckloads of soldiers have crossed from Russia into Kremlin-backed rebel territory, Ukraine said, though neither NATO nor the US were able to verify the claim. The allegations that Moscow is stepping up reinforcements for the insurgents stoked fears that both sides could slide into a return to all-out fighting.

Russia's Currency Tumbles as Investors Panic
MOSCOW - Russia's currency suffered its worst week since the financial crisis of the 1990s destroyed the country's economy, dropping over 10% in just the last couple days.

U.S. 'Trojan Horse' Bug Lurking in Vital US Computers Since 2011
A destructive “Trojan Horse” malware program has penetrated the software that runs much of the nation’s critical infrastructure and is poised to cause an economic catastrophe, according to the Department of Homeland Security. National Security sources told ABC News there is evidence that the malware was inserted by hackers believed to be sponsored by the Russian government, and is a very serious threat.

Israel to destroy homes of Palestinian Jerusalem attackers
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered that the homes of Palestinians who have carried out attacks in Jerusalem be demolished. The decision, taken on Thursday, follows weeks of unrest in the city. Four people have now died in two separate attacks on pedestrians in Jerusalem in the past two weeks.

January in November: Arctic blast to hit USA
The onslaught will be fueled in part by remnants of Typhoon Nuri, which will wallop Alaska's Aleutian Islands with furious, hurricane-force winds and mammoth 50-foot waves over the weekend. The system is expected to push cold air into much of the continental USA next week,

Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, escalating crisis
KIEV/MOSCOW - Ukraine's military accused Russia on Friday of sending a column of 32 tanks and truckloads of troops into the country's east to support pro-Russian separatists fighting government forces.

Obama is playing with matches
The mid-term election should have been a resounding wake-up call to President Obama to change from his liberal agenda and start working with an emboldened Republican Party. On Tuesday, the GOP took over control of the U.S. Senate, expanded its majority in the House and gained governorships in such blue states as Maryland and Illinois.

Palestine - Obama Confronts Embarrassing About-Face
The Republican Party’s stunning victory in the American mid-term elections offers real hope that President Obama will now be held to honouring the written commitments made to Israel by President George W Bush in his exchange of letters with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on 12 April 2004—as overwhelmingly endorsed by the House of Representatives 407-9 on 23 June 2004 and the Senate 95-3 the next day.

Palestinians clash with Israeli troops again over holy site
JERUSALEM/GAZA - Palestinian protesters fought with Israeli security forces in East Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank on Friday, the latest clashes in a fortnight of violence over access to Jerusalem's holiest site.

Israel clampdown at shrine fuels Muslim fears
JERUSALEM — Hundreds of Palestinians knelt on prayer carpets in a Jerusalem street Friday, faced by a cordon of Israeli riot police who blocked them from reaching Islam's third- holiest shrine in the nearby Old City

After Israel-Gaza Conflict, Growing Anti-Semitism On US College Campuses
The Israel-Gaza conflict that took place over the summer has had a ripple effect onto U.S. college campuses, with reported incidents of anti-Semitism there rising sharply after the war.

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