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“Let the Headlines Speak”
by From the Internet   
May 2nd, 2016

G1-class geomagnetic storms are underway on May 2nd as Earth passes through a region of space filled with negative-polarity magnetic fields.  

This is what happens 'if there is no God'
J. Edgar Hoover stated: “The criminal is the product of spiritual starvation. Someone failed miserably to bring him to know God, love Him and serve Him.” A rising emphasis on materialism caused a decline of ‘God-centered’ deeds and thoughts.”  

‘Not part of Germany’: German right-wing AfD party adopts anti-Islamic manifesto
Delegates from the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party have backed an election manifesto which slams Islam as incompatible with the country's constitution and calls for a ban on Islamic symbols.  

Israel gathering intelligence on Paris peace summit, Danon says
According to Danny Danon, the current Israel Ambassador to the UN, the upcoming weeks will be especially critical. On May 30, dozens of foreign ministers will gather in Paris for the Israeli-Palestinian peace summit, which is a preliminary event leading up to the peace summit that will take place in the summer in Paris.  

Conservatives in Congress urge shutdown of tax-collecting IRS
It's a U.S. taxpayer's dream: make the Internal Revenue Service go away, and the largest conservative group in Congress is endorsing just that. The Republican Study Committee, which counts over two-thirds of House of Representatives Republicans as its members, called recently for "the complete elimination of the IRS."  

In the EU capital, churches are now restaurants
Whether or not one cares about the state of Belgium's churches, there is something eerily prophetic in their abandonment.  

Noah’s Ark Sails Again
A Dutch Christian organization has announced plans to sail a replica of Noah’s Ark across the Atlantic Ocean, arriving in Brazil in time for the summer Olympics.  

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes disaster-hit Ecuador: USGS
A powerful aftershock rattles Ecuador just days after a deadly quake destroyed the nation. The magnitude-6 quake has struck the country's north-west coast - but there's no word yet on injuries or damage.  

6.1 magnitude earthquake hits western Indonesia
JAKARTA: An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale hit Lampung province of Sumatra Island on Monday, the meteorology and geophysics agency said here. No immediate casualties were reported as of now, an official of the agency said.  

US Geological Survey records small earthquake in W. Kentucky
The USGS says a preliminary magnitude 3.5 quake was recorded at 2:12 a.m. Sunday about 9 miles north-northwest of La Center - and about 39 miles west-northwest of Paducah.  

Kerry hopes to salvage truce as new raids hit Aleppo
US Secretary of State John Kerry says envoys meeting in Geneva are getting closer to an understanding on salvaging the cessation of hostilities in Syria. He told reporters progress was being made on a plan to reduce the violence in the second city of Aleppo, which has threatened to sink the nine-week truce. Mr Kerry was speaking before talks with his Saudi counterpart, who called the situation in Aleppo an "outrage".  

Terrorism in the tropics: ISIS turning to recruitment in the Caribbean
There may be trouble in paradise. The extremist group known as Islamic State has apparently begun looking beyond the Middle East and Europe to recruit new members. As European and online security efforts against the group have been bolstered, the radical terrorist group has now apparently turned to the tropical white sands and crystal blue waters of the Caribbean to enlist new operatives.  

"Get Out Traitor" - German Justice Minister Flees In Armored Mercedes After Angry Protesters Boo Him Offstage
Heiko Maas, the German Minister of Justice, was unable to finish his Labor Day celebration speech on the 1st of May as he was loudly booed and chased off the stage by the German people. The people repeatedly shouted "traitor", "leftist rat", "get out!", "we are the people" and "Maas must go!", eventually getting him to cancel his speech and flee to his armored Mercedes escorted by his armed bodyguards.  

Blast kills 2 officers near police headquarters in Turkey
A car bomb in front of a police headquarters in southeastern Turkey killed two officers and left 22 people injured Sunday, the country's semiofficial Anadolu news agency reported.  

Protesters pull out of Baghdad's Green Zone but vow to be back
Protesters who stormed Baghdad's Green Zone retreated Sunday but organizers say the challenge to Iraq's leadership isn't over yet.  

Wary of China's Indian Ocean activities, U.S., India discuss anti-submarine warfare
India and the United States are in talks to help each other track submarines in the Indian Ocean, military officials say, a move that could further tighten defense ties between New Delhi and Washington as China steps up its undersea activities.  

German officials deny reports that the country is reconsidering its commitment to Israel
A German government official denied on Sunday a magazine report which said Berlin might end its unconditional support for Israel due to Chancellor Angela Merkel's increasing frustration with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's policies.  

U.S. Puerto Rico won't make $370 million in debt payments Monday
Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that Puerto Rico's government will not make nearly $370 million in bond payments due Monday after a failure to restructure or find a political solution to the U.S. territory's spiraling public debt crisis. Garcia said Sunday that he had issued an executive order suspending payments on debt owed by the island's Government Development Bank, a default that will likely prompt lawsuits from creditors and could be a prelude to a deadline to a much larger payment due July 1.

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