US Navy warship seizes Iranian missiles in Arabian Sea
A U.S. Navy warship seized weapons believed to be of Iranian “design and manufacture,” including 150 anti-tank guided missiles and three Iranian surface-to-air missiles, the American military said on Thursday. In a statement, the military said the guided-missile cruiser Normandy boarded a dhow, a traditional sailing vessel, in the Arabian Sea on Sunday.
PM after Israel reportedly strikes Syria: Maybe it was Belgian air force
Prime Minister Netanyahu said that he did not know anything about the alleged Israeli attack that target the Damascus area on Thursday, adding that maybe it was “the Belgian air force.” “I don’t what happened last night,” Netanyahu said in an interview with Radio Haifa on Friday, as quoted by channel 12. “Maybe it was the Belgian air force.”
Coronavirus can be spread by people who don’t show symptoms, CDC warns
Coronavirus can be spread through people who aren’t exhibiting symptoms of the illness, the director of the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention said Thursday. Dr. Robert Redfield confirmed reports out of China that the virus can spread when the person is still asymptomatic, according to CNN.
Russia alarmed by U.S. Air Force visit to Norwegian island
Russia said on Thursday it was alarmed by a trip to a Norwegian outpost in the Arctic by a U.S. Air Force unit and urged Oslo to refrain from what it said were de-stabilizing moves in the strategic region. A squadron of U.S. Air Force staff visited Norway’s air base on the island of Jan Mayen…to test the airfield and to see whether U.S. C-130J Super Hercules military transport planes can land there.
US Senate votes to curb Trump’s war powers on Iran
US President Donald Trump’s ability to wage war on Iran without congressional approval has been limited in a Senate bill passed by his fellow Republicans. The Iran war powers resolution was approved by a vote of 55-45 – hours after Mr Trump warned that it would make America less safe from Iran. The House passed a version of the bill in January, after Mr Trump ordered the killing of a top Iranian general.
IDF five-year plan: More lethal, high-tech army with focus on Iran threat
Efforts to counter the Iranian threat and the integration of new technologies take center stage in the military’s five-year plan presented Thursday by Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi. “If carried out as planned it will allow a substantial increase in the IDF’s abilities,” Kochavi said, adding that it will “strengthen our lethal capabilities both in scope and in accuracy.”
World tax rewrite can raise countries’ revenues by $100bn: OECD
Rewriting international corporate tax rules could jack up governments’ tax revenues by up to 4 percent, or $100bn annually, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) estimated on Thursday. The OECD offered the estimates for the nearly 140 governments that agreed earlier this month to negotiate the first major update international corporate tax rules by the end of the year.
Rocket attack hits northern Iraq base hosting US troops
A rocket attack has slammed into an Iraqi base in the remote province of Kirkuk where US troops are stationed…There were no immediate reports of casualties… Three separate Iraqi security sources told AFP that the Katyusha rocket hit the K1 base at around 8:45pm local time (1745 GMT) and US military aircraft immediately began flying low over the area.
Egyptian delegation seeks to defuse tensions in Gaza
Since US President Donald Trump announced his Israel-Palestine peace plan on Jan. 28 — which he referred to as the “Deal of the Century” — tension in the Gaza Strip has escalated rapidly, with the Gazan side firing rockets and releasing incendiary balloons across the border, and Israel shelling Gaza by night.
Liberty Counsel: New VA LGBTQ Bill Would Mean Baptist Schools Can’t Fire Cross-Dressing Teachers
A bill that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to Virginia’s nondiscrimination law cleared committees in the House of Delegates and Senate this week and appears to be on its way to becoming law in the Old Dominion.
Storm Dennis becomes bomb cyclone in Atlantic Ocean en route to UK, Europe
Storm Dennis exploded into a “bomb cyclone” during the early-morning hours on Thursday as the looming weather system poses a new windstorm threat for Europe just days after deadly Storm Ciara triggered widespread travel disruptions from the United Kingdom to Germany.
One in three medical staff at Wuhan hospital now infected with coronavirusEarlier in the month, we reported on Dr. Li Wenliang, a doctor at Wuhan City Central Hospital who was punished by communist Chinese authorities for warning his colleagues back in December about the impending doom of novel coronavirus. Well, Dr. Li is now dead after contracting coronavirus himself, and about 30 percent of the staff at the hospital where he once worked are now infected as well.
Communist regime ARRESTS scientists, criminalizes doctors and silences whistleblowers… all in the name of maintaining “control” of the narrativeAs the coronavirus continues to spread throughout China and beyond, many were reminded of what happened to the military doctor who blew the whistle on the extent of the SARS outbreak, which killed more than 800 people.
Israel Strikes Iranian Ammunition Depots Targets In Damascus Thursday Night Vowing Not To Let Iran Gain A Foothold Along Northern Border
Iran is on a mission, and that mission is to hit Israel from the northern border of Syria, and that is something that Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed will never happen. The key to keeping Iran out is the fact that Israel controls the Golan Heights, a highly strategic area and a place that President Donald Trump, back in March of 2019, recognized as being under Israeli control.
If You’re Left Behind After The Pretribulation Rapture Of The Church, You May Never Get Another Chance To Get Saved
Like most of Christian America, I was thrilled when the Left Behind book series came out back in December of 1995. It accurately showed that the Rapture of the Church must take place prior to the start of the time of Jacob’s trouble, commonly referred to as the Great Tribulation. It showed characters acting out Bible prophecy in a realistic and exciting fashion, and we rejoiced with them as one by one they came to get right with the Lord and become born again.
Colorado Democrats Vote Down Bill Mandating Medical Care To Born-Alive Survivors Of Abortions
On Tuesday, Colorado Democrats voted down a bill seeking to mandate medical care to born-alive survivors of abortions, House Bill 1068.
Pope Francis Releases ‘Querida Amazonia’, His Official Papal Ruling On The Catholic Church In The Amazon And Says ‘Only Poetry Can Save This World’
Pope Francis has just issued his official papal ruling on the future of the Roman Catholic Church in the Amazon, Querida Amazonia, and it is a wonderful mixture of Catholicism, paganism, Gaia, poetry and, in last place of course, the gospel. Not that Pope Francis or any pope has ever preached the gospel of the grace of God, but I digress.
Survey Finds People Who Identify as Left-Wing More Likely to Have Been Diagnosed With a Mental Illness
A new survey of more than 8,000 people has found that those who identify with left-wing political beliefs are more likely to have been diagnosed with a mental illness.
Powerful Storm Dennis set to batter northern Europe just days after Ciara
A new powerful storm named Dennis by the U.K. Met Office is set to hit northern Europe over the weekend– just a couple of days after Storm Ciara slammed several countries in the northwest, claiming lives of 8 people and leaving nearly 1 million homes without power. Dennis is the 4th named storm of the 2019/20 European windstorm season.