Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Yahoo News - UN leader race heats up; U.S. wants quick decision
Reuters reports, "U.S. Ambassador John Bolton pushed on Wednesday for a quick resolution to the race to succeed Kofi Annan as U.N. secretary-general, a move that could favor a South Korean front-runner." [Global Government, Rev 13:7; 17]

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

My Way News - Bin Laden Rumors Again Come to Nothing
AP reports: "He was blown up in the caves of Tora Bora. He was on dialysis and dying of kidney disease. He was in the hands of Pakistani intelligence and about to be turned over to the United States. Rumors of Osama bin Laden's death or capture go back years, and they have always proved greatly exaggerated." [Wars and Rumors of War, Matthew 24:6]

Monday, September 25, 2006

My Way News - Rumors in Developing World Slow Vaccine
AP reports: "Vaccines are frequently credited with saving millions of lives worldwide, but they are still perceived by some as a dangerous medical gamble. Part of the problem in Nigeria and some other developing nations, experts say, is rooted in health workers' own failure to be honest with people in poor countries about real vaccine-related risks." [Pestilence, Luke 21:11]

Thursday, September 21, 2006

My Way News - Poll: Chinese Military Worries Neighbors
AP reports: "China's neighbors worry far more about the country's military resurgence than about its massive economic surge, international polling suggests." [Rumors of War, Matthew 24:6]
My Way News - Saudi, Russian See Consensus for Peace
AP reports: "Arab countries have reached a 'very significant' consensus after the recent war in Lebanon that there must be a new start with fresh ideas to the Middle East peace process, Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said Thursday." [Covenant With Many, Daniel 9:27]
My Way News - Indonesia Executions Lead to Violence
AP reports: "Three Christian militants were executed by firing squad Friday for leading attacks on Muslims six years ago that left at least 70 people dead, sparking fresh sectarian clashes on restive Sulawesi island, police said. [...] The men told relatives and a priest during final prayers at their jail Thursday that they were innocent but ready to die." [Believers Persecuted, Matthew 24:8]

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Yahoo! News - Bible now available on mobile phones
Reuters reports, "South African Christians seeking a quick spiritual boost will be able to download the entire bible on to their mobile telephones phones from Wednesday as part of a drive to modernize the scriptures." [Gospel Preached to All Nations, Matthew 24:14]

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My Way News - Mideast Process Takes Spotlight at U.N.
AP reports: "The Mideast peace process was taking the spotlight at the United Nations on Wednesday, with ministers from the Quartet that drafted the stalled 'road map' peace plan - the United States, the U.N., the European Union and Russia - planning to meet." [Covenant With Many, Ezekiel 38:7-13; Daniel 9:27]

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My Way News - Israel Calls Iran Its Greatest Threat
AP reports: "The Israeli foreign minister on Wednesday warned that Iranian leaders pose the biggest threat to the world's values because they 'speak proudly' of their wish to destroy Israel and pursue weapons to achieve that objective." [Persia/Iran, Ezekiel 38:5]
WorldNetDaily: Al-Qaida warns Muslims: Time to get out of U.S.
WND reports: "The new al-Qaida field commander in Afghanistan is calling for Muslims to leave the U.S. – particularly Washington and New York – in anticipation of a major terror attack to rival Sept. 11, according to an interview by a Pakistani journalist." [Rumors of War, Matthew 24:6]

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

My Way News - Annan Paints Grim Picture to Assembly
AP reports: "Addressing world leaders for the last time as secretary-general, Kofi Annan painted a grim picture Tuesday of an unjust world economy, global disorder and widespread contempt for human rights, and appealed for nations and peoples to truly unite." [Global Government/Last Kingdom, Rev 13:7; 17]
My Way News - Israel to Withdraw All Troops by Weekend
AP reports: "Israel's army chief said Tuesday that he expected to pull his troops out of Lebanon by the weekend, which would meet a key requirement of the cease-fire that halted a 34-day war against Hezbollah guerrillas."
My Way News - Thailand's PM Ousted in Military Coup
AP reports: "In the dead of night and without firing a shot, Thailand's military overthrew popularly elected Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra on Tuesday amid mounting criticism that he had undermined democracy." [Nations in Distress, Luke 21:25]

Monday, September 18, 2006

My Way News - U.K. Envoy: Darfur Options Must Be Eyed
AP reports: "The international community should consider all options - including military intervention - as it mulls how to deal with Sudan's rejection of a U.N. peacekeeping force for war-ravaged Darfur, a top British official said Monday." [Nations in Distress, Luke 21:25]
My Way News - Iranian Leader Urges More Papal Protests
AP reports: "Al-Qaida in Iraq warned Pope Benedict XVI on Monday that its war against Christianity and the West will go on until Islam takes over the world, and Iran's supreme leader called for more protests over the pontiff's remarks on Islam." [Wars and Rumors of War, Matthew 24:6]

Saturday, September 16, 2006

Jerusalem Post - Indonesia: Muslims want control of Temple Mount
AP reports: "Hundreds of Indonesians took part in an all-night march to demand that Muslims be given full control of the Al Aqsa Mosque (the Temple Mount) in Jerusalem, some carrying banners saying 'Give it back, it's ours.'" [Holy Place, Daniel 9:27, Matthew 24:15 & 2 Thessalonians 2:4]

Friday, September 15, 2006

My Way News - U.S. raps Iran for harassing religious minorities
Reuters reports: "In its annual 'Report on International Religious Freedom' around the world, the State Department said it found a further deterioration in what it called 'the extremely poor status of respect for religious freedom' in Iran.[...] As it released the report, the State Department left unchanged its list of nations that 'engaged in or tolerated particularly severe violations of religious freedom,' citing China, Eritrea, Iran, Myanmar, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Vietnam." [Believers Persecuted, Matthew 24:8]

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Thursday, September 14, 2006

My Way News - Arctic Ice Melting Rapidly, Study Says
AP reports: "Arctic sea ice in winter is melting far faster than before, two new NASA studies reported Wednesday, a new and alarming trend that researchers say threatens the ocean's delicate ecosystem." [Apprehensive for the Future, Luke 21:26]
My Way News - al-Qaida Joins Algerians Against France
AP reports: "Al-Qaida has for the first time announced a union with an Algerian insurgent group that has designated France as an enemy, saying they will act together against French and American interests." [Wars and Rumors of Wars, Matthew 24:6]
My Way News - Clooney Urges U.N. to Act in Darfur
AP reports, "Actor George Clooney warned the United Nation's most powerful body Thursday that if it did not send peacekeepers to Sudan's Darfur region millions would die in the first genocide of the 21st century." [Nations In Distress, Luke 21:25]
My Way News - E. Coli Cases Traced to Bagged Spinach
AP reports: "An outbreak of E. coli in eight states has killed one person and sickened at least 49 others, federal health officials said Thursday in warning consumers nationwide not to eat bagged fresh spinach." [Pestilence, Luke 21:11]

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

MercuryNews.com - Poll surveys Americans' faith: "More Americans are active in religious groups than previously thought and many others without ties to congregations still believe in God or a higher power, according to a broad survey of faith in America released Monday. The study also found that most traditional Christians reject the label ``evangelical,'' preferring to describe themselves as ``Bible-believing'' or ``born again.''" [Gospel Preached to All Nations, Matthew 24:14]

Sunday, September 10, 2006

My Way News - Blair Wins Commitment for Mideast Talks: "Prodded by Britain's visiting leader, the Israeli prime minister and Palestinian president said Sunday they are ready to resume contacts without conditions - a small step that many people hope could lead to resuming peace talks." [Covenant With Many, Ezekiel 38:7-13; Daniel 9:27]
My Way News - 6.0 Gulf Quake Felt From La. to Fla.: "The largest earthquake to strike the eastern Gulf of Mexico in the last 30 years sent shock waves from Louisiana to southwest Florida Sunday, but did little more than rattle residents." [Quakes, Matthew 24:7]

Thursday, September 07, 2006

Yahoo News - Giant machine set to probe secrets of the universe
Reuters reports: Deep underground on the Franco-Swiss border someone will throw a switch next year to start one of the most ambitious experiments in history, probing the secrets of the universe and possibly finding new dimensions. [Knowledge Increases, Daniel 12:4]

Wednesday, September 06, 2006

My Way News - Potomac 'Intersex' Fish Worry Scientists
AP reports: "Scientists say abnormal 'intersex' fish, with both male and female characteristics, have been discovered in the Potomac River and its tributaries across the Capitol Region, raising questions about how contaminants are affecting millions of people who drink tap water there." [Fear/Apprehensive for the Future, Luke 21:26]
My Way News - Iran Abruptly Postpones Talks With EU
AP: "Iran abruptly announced Wednesday that last-ditch talks on its disputed nuclear program were postponed, moving Tehran a step closer to U.N. sanctions after it defied a deadline to freeze uranium enrichment." [Persia/Iran, Ezekiel 38:5]

Tuesday, September 05, 2006

My Way News - Kids Buy Lunches With Scans of Fingers
AP reports: "Rome City Schools is switching to a scanning system that lets students use their fingerprints to access their accounts." [Mark of the Beast/commerce tech, Rev 13:16-18]
My Way News - New Tuberculosis Strain in S. Africa
AP reports, "A new, deadly strain of tuberculosis has killed 52 of 53 people infected in the last year in South Africa, the World Health Organization said Friday, calling for improved measures to treat and diagnose the bacteria." [Pestilence, Luke 21:11]
My Way News - Jordanian Seeks to Succeed Annan
AP reports, "Jordan's U.N. Ambassador Prince Zeid al Hussein announced his candidacy on Tuesday to be the next U.N. secretary-general, becoming the fifth hopeful and the first Muslim to enter the race to succeed Kofi Annan." [Global Government, Rev 13:7; 17]