Monday, August 22, 2016
SEX FOR MURDER-ALLU-AK-BAR DEATH CULT ISLAMIST KILLS 51 AT BIRTHDAY PARTY IN TURKEY.
7 The first angel sounded, and there followed hail and fire mingled with blood, and they were cast upon the earth: and the third part of trees was burnt up, and all green grass was burnt up.
More Southern California wildfire evacuation orders lifted-[Associated Press]-CHRISTOPHER WEBER and CHRISTINE ARMARIO-August 21, 2016-YAHOONEWS
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — More mandatory evacuation orders were lifted Sunday for residents affected by a massive California wildfire that drove thousands from their homes.Nearly all 82,000 people ordered to leave their properties Tuesday when the fire broke out 60 miles east of Los Angeles have now been permitted to return.Most of those residents are returning to find their homes intact, though not all. A preliminary damage assessment found 105 homes and 216 outbuildings destroyed across the rural, mountainous terrain where large swaths of open terrain have been turned black."This fire did not go through a dense community, like some fires do," fire spokesman Costa Dillon said Sunday. "Almost all of this area is sparsely populated."Residents in the Lytle Creek area were being allowed back to their homes with proof of residence, though a mandatory evacuation order remained for those near El Cajon Valley further north. Some structures were destroyed in Lytle Creek though the area escaped the heaviest damage.Dillon said the El Cajon Valley is "still the most active fire spot."The once-fast moving and erratic blaze that burned nearly 58 square miles was 83 percent contained Sunday morning, up from 73 percent the evening before. Firefighters were going property-to-property in the areas most heavily hit to quell any lingering flames and hot spots."You don't want somebody to come back to a neighborhood where a fire could suddenly flare up on the property next door from something still smoldering," Dillon said.Fire officials briefed residents at an evacuation center Sunday morning at the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds where about 15 residents remained. Dillon said the residents were "very pleased" to know the Lytle Creek area was open and that those still under evacuation orders were being patient.He said they understand that "the evacuation is still for their safety."Johanna Santore, 63, her husband and their 10-year-old granddaughter were among those who learned Sunday they are still not being permitted to return home.The family's home and nearly all their belongings were destroyed in the blaze.Santores said the family was "holding up," but that Saturday evening when everyone was asleep she'd gone outside and cried thinking of the family's lost pets and mementoes. The Santores were out running an errand when the fire broke out and were unable to return to save anything.Four dogs, six cats and a hamster left behind are missing."I'm hoping is someone is stuck around hiding someplace," Santore said. "And if I start calling, they might recognize our voices."In the meantime she's begun looking into how to replace birth certificates, their housing deed and other important documents they are unlikely to recover.A prolonged drought has transformed swaths of California into tinderboxes, ready to ignite. Six other wildfires were burning in the state, including one in San Luis Obispo County that forced the closure of the historic Hearst Castle on Saturday. It remained closed Sunday.That fire grew to nearly 38 square miles overnight into Sunday morning and remained 35 percent contained. Fire spokeswoman Jaime Garrett said the fire was growing in the opposite direction of the Hearst Castle. The castle is a popular tourist attraction and houses a large art collection that belonged to media magnate William Randolph Hearst.In rural Santa Barbara County, a 15-square-mile wildfire forced the evacuation of two campgrounds.In the southern Sierra Nevada, another blaze feeding on dense timber in Sequoia National Forest forced the evacuation of several tiny hamlets.In Northern California, fire crews were gaining control Sunday on an arson fire that destroyed 189 homes. Officials said the 6-square-mile fire in Lower Lake was 95 percent contained.A nearly monthlong blaze burning near California's scene Big Sur is not expected to be fully contained until the end of September. Cal Fire said the fire has destroyed 57 homes and charred 133 square miles. It is 60 percent contained.___Associated Press writer Olga Rodriguez in San Francisco contributed to this report.
25 And there shall be signs in the sun,(HEATING UP-SOLAR ECLIPSES) and in the moon,(MAN ON MOON-LUNAR ECLIPSES) and in the stars;(ASTEROIDS ETC) and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity;(MASS CONFUSION) the sea and the waves roaring;(FIERCE WINDS)
26 Men’s hearts failing them for fear,(TORNADOES,HURRICANES,STORMS) and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth:(DESTRUCTION) for the powers of heaven shall be shaken.(FROM QUAKES,NUKES ETC)
THE FIRST JUDGEMENT OF THE EARTH STARTED WITH WATER-IT ONLY MAKES SENSE THE LAST GENERATION WILL BE HAVING FLOODING
6 And Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters was upon the earth.
7 And Noah went in, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons’ wives with him, into the ark, because of the waters of the flood.
8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are not clean, and of fowls, and of every thing that creepeth upon the earth,
9 There went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, the male and the female, as God had commanded Noah.
10 And it came to pass after seven days, that the waters of the flood were upon the earth.
11 In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
12 And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.
GOD PROMISED BY A RAINBOW-THE EARTH WOULD NEVER BE DESTROYED TOTALLY WITH A FLOOD AGAIN.BUT FLOODIING IS A SIGN OF JUDGEMENT.
The Latest: Baton Rouge area gets rain amid flood recovery-[Associated Press]-August 21, 2016-YAHOONEWS
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local):4:08 p.m.Parts of the Baton Rouge were getting thunderstorms with heavy rain as people continued cleaning out homes to recover from recent flooding.The National Weather Service says 2 to 3 inches of rain fell Sunday, and the area was under a flash flood warning until late afternoon.Among the areas that could experience flash flooding were Baton Rouge, Zachary, Baker and Port Allen.____2:10 p.m.Louisiana officials are setting up a temporary bus system to help people in and around Baton Rouge whose vehicles were damaged by flooding.Mike Steele, spokesman for the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, says Sunday that two disaster recovery centers also have opened in areas that flooded in south Louisiana. He says more will open as buildings are found with enough parking and proper access for people with disabilities.Steele says more than $30 million in federal housing assistance has been approved for residents in the state. About 3,200 people remain in shelters.____12:50 p.m.When a south Louisiana group home for young offenders called for flood evacuation help, churches in Shreveport and local volunteers made them welcome.Caddo Juvenile Service Administrator Ted Cox says a church offered its gym as a shelter, the Red Cross provided 50 cots and bags of toiletries, and volunteers bought other supplies. He tells The Times of Shreveport (http://bit.ly/2bm5ylO ) that one woman even bought chocolates and put one on every pillow.AMIKids Acadiana director Isaac Williams says the group home is outside Lafayette. Williams says its usual backup shelter is in Baton Rouge, and flooded. The 35 youths were in Shreveport from last Sunday until Wednesday.Williams says church members did more than offer shelter. They showed the young people that someone in the wider world cares about them.___11:45 a.m.High water in Louisiana and Arkansas has put a damper on the nation's rice harvest.While much of Louisiana's crop was in before record floods this month, Arkansas farmers had just started harvesting before rainy weather began last weekend.So far, the biggest losers are farmers whose fields are inundated and may not be able to harvest. Those who do succeed will find slightly higher prices. But economists say that the weather isn't bad enough to push up consumer prices for food rice, or for beer and cereal that use rice as an ingredient.Arkansas produces half the nation's rice, while Louisiana produces about 15 percent. Farmers fear that continued bad weather, or a Gulf Coast hurricane, could worsen problems before the rest of the crop is brought in.____9:30 a.m.Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says people around the U.S. are just starting to pay attention to the extent of flooding that killed at least 13 people in the state.Edwards tells CNN's "State of the Nation" on Sunday that the disaster has received less attention because it wasn't a hurricane or named storm.Edwards, a Democrat who took office this year, says he suggested to President Barack Obama and presidential adviser Valerie Jarrett that they delay a trip to Louisiana until the initial disaster response was over and recovery efforts had started.Obama is traveling to Baton Rouge on Tuesday.____1:33 a.m.With up to $150,000 in flood damages to his southeast Louisiana car repair shop and no flood insurance, Lap Nguyen (NWEN) wasn't sure how he was going to repair his life.He's spent the past few days cleaning out Gonzales Car Care 20 miles southeast of Louisiana's capital, and hadn't thought about money.Like thousands of other south Louisiana residents, he had to deal with the malodorous muck left after torrential downpours swamped drainage systems, including rivers and streams.The floods killed at least 13 people but are slowly falling, giving way to the hard slog of cleaning out, rebuilding, or just finding somewhere to live.The state government says an estimated 60,000 homes have been damaged and 102,000 people have registered for federal help.
Louisiana residents without flood insurance face uncertainty-[Reuters]-By Sam Karlin-August 21, 2016-YAHOONEWS
BATON ROUGE, La. (Reuters) - Quenton Robins watched on Sunday morning as a giant metal claw clamped down on his mother's ruined belongings, snapping wooden cabinets with an audible crack as the operator of a giant mechanized arm slowly cleared a mound of debris from her yard in Baton Rouge.Five feet (1.5 meters) of water swept through the homes in the quiet Park Forest neighborhood just over a week ago, shocking residents who had been told they did not live in a flood zone."It's not a flood zone," said Robins, a 27-year-old Navy veteran. "At least it didn't used to be."As efforts in Louisiana turn from rescue to recovery, renters and homeowners who do not have flood insurance are facing an uncertain financial future.Private insurers do not cover flood damage and flood insurance in the United States is underwritten by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Homeowners who live in designated high-risk flood zones are required to carry flood insurance if they have a federally backed mortgage.In Louisiana, an estimated 42 percent of homes in high-risk areas have flood insurance, according to FEMA. Only 12.5 percent of homeowners in low and moderate-risk zones do.Many of the areas hit hard by record rainfall last week were not considered at high risk for flooding.Those residents without flood insurance are eligible for up to $33,000 in FEMA individual disaster assistance funds, although most will likely receive less than that, based on payments following other major disasters.After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, FEMA paid $6.6 billion to approximately 1.07 million households and individuals in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, an average of just over $6,000 per grant, according to agency figures. Superstorm Sandy in 2012 produced an average payout of under $8,000 for about 180,000 residents of New York and New Jersey.FEMA spokesman Rafael Lemaitre said the individual assistance is intended to supplement insurance and to provide short-term relief for immediate needs."It's not designed to make survivors whole again," said Lemaitre, adding that FEMA recommends all homeowners obtain flood insurance regardless of the risk in their area. He also said residents could apply for low-cost loans from the Small Business Administration.FEMA has approved more than $55 million in aid so far and some 106,000 Louisiana residents have registered for emergency assistance after the record floods, which killed at least 13 and damaged more than 60,000 homes.U.S. President Barack Obama plans to visit Baton Rouge on Tuesday.Down the street from Robins' mother, retired widow Betty Bailey sat in the shade of her carport, waiting for her damaged possessions to be taken away.Bailey, who did not have flood insurance, said she moved to the neighborhood in part because it is not in a flood zone. When she applied for FEMA aid, she said they recommended she look into loans to cover her losses."How do they know I can afford a loan with all the bills I already have?" Bailey said. "That's not right."Looking out at her neighborhood, Bailey added, "Some of these houses will never be built back."(Additional reporting and writing by Joseph Ax; Editing by Bill Trott)
102,000 Louisiana flood victims register for federal aid-Gov. John Bel Edwards called the visit by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump helpful in spotlighting the state's emergency.By Ed Adamczyk-Aug. 21, 2016 at 12:43 PM -UPI
SORRENTO , La., Aug. 21 (UPI) -- More than 102,000 Louisiana residents affected by last week's floods have registered for federal aid, the governor's office said.Richard Corbo, communications director for Gov. John Bel Edwards, said $30 million in federal funding has already been approved to repair and replace thousands of homes and buildings damaged by the flooding.The flood, which killed at least 13 people, is receding, with parishes across the state varying in their recovery efforts.Parts of Baton Rouge, Livingston and Ascension parishes are well into cleanup efforts, although western Ascension and St. James parishes remain dealing with standing water. Pickup of curbside debris will begin Monday in Livingston and Tangipahoa parishes, and Tuesday in East Feliciana, west Feliciana, East Baton Rouge, Ascension and St. James parishes, the state Department of Transportation and Development announced Saturday.Interstate highways throughout the state are open, and only six of 1,200 inspected bridges are closed for emergency repairs, the state Highway Department said.In Sorrento, an Ascension parish town particularly hard-hit, Mayor Mike Lambert said the town's sewer system was closed to assess flood damage, with intentions of having a more clear picture of what repairs are needed."I wouldn't live here right now. We have no sewage," Lambert said.Speaking on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday, Edwards, a Democrat, called a weekend visit by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump helpful "because it helped to shine a spotlight on Louisiana and on the dire situation that we have here."President Barack Obama will visit the flood-stricken area Tuesday.
Flooding in South puts a damper on US rice harvest-[Associated Press]-KELLY P. KISSEL-August 21, 2016-YAHOONEWS
LONOKE, Ark. (AP) — Heavy rain that brought record flooding to Louisiana recently has put a damper on the nation's harvest of rice, a food staple that usually likes water as it grows but can't be gathered by machine if fields are inundated.While rice is an aquatic plant, this is the time of year when farmers drain their land and roll in heavy equipment for the harvest. Some fields remain unreachable in parts of Arkansas and Louisiana."I've heard from a lot of the farmers the water level has been higher than a lot of the past hurricanes," said Dustin Harrell, a rice agronomist at the LSU Agriculture Research Center near Rayne, Louisiana. Two feet of rain fell in parts of the state.The 2016 crop was expected to be 26 percent larger than 2015's, according to Eric Wailes, an agricultural economist at the University of Arkansas. Losing part of this year's crop shouldn't trigger price increases for rice used for food, or for cereal or beer that use rice as an ingredient, he said."Having a much larger crop swamps this event," Wailes said from his office in Fayetteville, Arkansas. "It's premature to make a strong assessment of what it all means."If anything, he said, an 8 percent bump in rice futures prices over the past week would offset some losses if a farmer cannot move his entire crop to market."The biggest losers are the farmers who are actually inundated," Wailes said. "The crop that was harvested is now more valuable."According to USA Rice, a trade organization, Louisiana farmers had harvested about 80 percent of their crop before the deluge, not including second-season growth along the Gulf Coast. Louisiana had about 450,000 acres of rice this year or 15 percent of the U.S. crop.Arkansas farmers, who grow half the nation's rice crop on nearly 1.6 million acres, had completed about 2 percent of their harvest when unusual August rains arrived last week. For the month, rainfall is running about 350 percent of normal and the next few weeks are critical."We cannot drain, and the rivers are backing up into the fields," said Larry Jones, who farms 1,500 acres in rice and 1,500 acres in soybeans at Clover Bend, south of Walnut Ridge. He worries the rains will continue."The Black River is out of its banks. The river has to run down, then the creeks, and then our fields can run down," he said.November rice prices climbed from $9.515 per hundredweight Aug. 12 to $10.31 on Friday. For a time last week, they were at $10.70 — up 12 percent over two business days."There is a window here for farmers" to get a good price in what was expected to be a glutted market, Wailes said. "It would take a fairly widespread and significant continuation of a bad harvest to support prices in the $10 to $11 range."Foul weather can force the rice plants into the mud and excess moisture can make rice heads sprout, diminishing their quality. With hurricanes and tropical storms, systems dump heavy rain and then move on. The recent weather pattern has brought rain for days.Rice is also grown in California, Mississippi, Missouri and Texas. Half the nation's annual output is exported to 110 countries with top markets in Mexico, Japan, Haiti, Canada, Colombia and South Korea. Wailes said he expected that farmers, as a whole, would meet their obligations — though shipments might be delayed slightly.___Follow Kelly P. Kissel on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kisselAP and go to http://bigstory.ap.org/author/kelly-p-kissel to find his recent work.
Tornado reported in Michigan, no injuries or deaths-[Associated Press]-August 20, 2016-YAHOONEWS
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A storm that appeared to spawn at least one tornado slammed parts of western Michigan on Saturday, causing extensive damage but no injuries or loss of life, authorities said.State Police spokesman Dale Hinz said damage from the storm stretched up to 20 miles from just south of Bangor to the small community of Grand Junction, about 60 miles southwest of Grand Rapids.A number of homes had their roofs ripped off, trees were uprooted and vehicles damaged. He said a business called True Blue Farms in Grand Junction sustained extensive damage. But there were no reports of injuries or fatalities, Hinz said.National Weather Service meteorologist Jared Maples said survey teams were sent out Saturday evening to assess the damage and determine if a tornado actually touched down."Radar signature is pretty evident that something has struck," said Maples, who is in the weather service's Grand Rapids office.Parts of Van Buren, Allegan and Kent counties, and the outskirts of Grand Rapids saw some of the worst weather.Tornado and thunderstorm warnings were issued."I didn't know what I was going to see when I looked up," said Andy Bloos, who took shelter in the basement of his Grand Rapids-area home. "I could feel my house shaking and my roof buckling. You could hear things banging on the roof of the house."He emerged after the storm passed to find a hole in his roof.More than 20,000 utility customers in several counties lost power, according to Consumers Energy.
7 And when he had opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth beast say, Come and see.
8 And I looked, and behold a pale horse:(CHLORES GREEN) and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword,(WEAPONS) and with hunger,(FAMINE) and with death,(INCURABLE DISEASES) and with the beasts of the earth.(ANIMAL TO HUMAN DISEASE).
Health official: Gulf Coast states most vulnerable to Zika-[Associated Press]-August 21, 2016-YAHOONEWS
MIAMI (AP) — A National Institutes of Health official said Sunday that the Zika virus could "hang around" the United States for a year or two.Dr. Anthony Fauci told ABC's "This Week" that other Gulf Coast states, besides Florida, are most vulnerable to the spread of the disease."I would not be surprised if we see cases in Texas and Louisiana, particularly now where you have the situation with flooding in Louisiana," said Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. "There are going to be a lot of problems getting rid of standing water."Mosquito-borne Zika cases have been found in two neighborhoods of Miami-Dade County— the Wynwood neighborhood and Miami Beach. They are the first areas on the U.S. mainland where health officials determined mosquitoes were transmitting Zika, which has spread through Latin American and the Caribbean.The discovery last week of non-travel-related infections in Miami Beach prompted the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand its travel warning for pregnant women to include the area known for nightclubs, pedestrian thoroughfares and beaches, as well as Wynwood, a neighborhood known for art galleries and boutiques.Fauci said mosquito control is the best way to stop the spread of the Zika virus, which can cause severe birth defects, including microcephaly, in pregnant women."With our experience with other similar viruses like dengue, this is something that could hang around for a year or two," Fauci said. "Hopefully, we get to a point to where we could suppress it so that we won't have any risk of it."Meanwhile the mayor of Miami Beach said city workers are doing everything in their power to go after mosquitoes in the popular tourist destination.Mayor Philip Levine told New York radio station AM 970 that Miami Beach is running smoothly, despite the Zika concerns."Those 15 mosquitoes have been put under arrest. They've been apprehended. We have them in jail right now," Levine joked on "The Cats Roundtable Show.""All kidding aside, we have contained the small little outbreak of Zika, which was very limited," he added. "It's something we're watching. It's closely contained and it certainly hasn't disrupted the business of Miami."
Chickens flock back to state fairs after bird flu outbreak-[Associated Press]-STEVE KARNOWSKI-August 20, 2016-YAHOONEWS
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Chickens, turkeys, ducks and geese are flocking back to state fairs across the country after a one-year absence due to a historic bird flu outbreak that forced a ban on live poultry exhibitions in several states.The outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza was regarded as the worst livestock disease disaster to ever hit the country, costing farmers nearly 50 million birds by the time it ended in June 2015. Iowa, the country's top egg producer, and Minnesota, the No. 1 turkey producer, were by far the hardest hit states.But because the disease hasn't been detected in the U.S. since the outbreak, the fairs now are allowing bird exhibitions — including competitions for kids sponsored by 4-H and FFA.Tiana and Kayla Lenzmeier, who live near the east-central Minnesota town of North Branch, grew up in 4-H, and their 10-year-old sister, Ella, is following in their footsteps. But the two older girls missed out on the chance to show their birds last year after the Minnesota State Fair canceled its poultry exhibitions.The sisters were disappointed, but they jumped at the chance to make special projects to display at last year's fair instead. And they said what they learned during the hiatus is helping them now as they get ready for the fair, which opens Thursday."Everybody is very glad to have poultry back," said Marla Calico, president and CEO of the Missouri-based International Association of Fairs and Expositions.Fairs had no choice last year because of the need to protect the country's food supply, Calico said. But they rose to the challenge and came up with innovative ways to let the affected kids participate anyway, she added.Tiana Lenzmeier, 17, will be showing market geese this year. Since she couldn't show her birds last year, she did her alternative project on the digestive system and poultry nutrition."We had the opportunity to learn about our birds in depth and I think it helps us with showmanship," she said.Kayla Lenzmeier, 15, is showing bantam ducks, which she said are "a difficult breed" to successfully hatch. But the pause gave her time for a project she had long wanted to tackle on duck embryology, breaking open incubating eggs every few days and preserving the embryos for a display on how they develop. She said that helped give her the knowledge she needed to get her ducks to hatch so she could show them at this year's fair."We were handed a whole bushel of lemons and somehow figured out how to make it into lemonade," said Brad Rugg, director of fairs and animal science programs for Minnesota 4-H.Rugg expects only a slight decrease in poultry showings this year compared with a normal 250 birds. One reason for the dip is that some kids switched last year to rabbits or other animals that weren't affected by the ban and stuck with them.Poultry returned to the Iowa State Fair earlier this month. Participation was down "just a few," said Derek Straube, superintendent of the fair's FFA Poultry Show.But enthusiasm was high, he said, "especially the kids that have the fancy birds." Breeding fancy chickens is a multi-year proposition for many families, he explained, so missing last year's state fair and county fairs cost them a year's worth of feedback as they strove to perfect their birds.Iowa 4-H members exhibited 710 birds while FFA members showed 266.City people visiting the fair were also glad to have the birds back, Straube said."There was something missing at the fair without poultry there," he said.
WORLD POWERS IN THE LAST DAYS (END OF AGE OF GRACE NOT THE WORLD)
EUROPEAN UNION-KING OF WEST-DAN 9:26-27,DAN 7:23-24,DAN 11:40,REV 13:1-10
EGYPT-KING OF THE SOUTH-DAN 11:40
RUSSIA-KING OF THE NORTH-EZEK 38:1-2,EZEK 39:1-3
CHINA-KING OF THE EAST-DAN 11:44,REV 9:16,18
VATICAN-RELIGIOUS LEADER-REV 13:11-18,REV 17:4-5,9,18
11 The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.(WORLD TERRORISM,MURDERS)(HAMAS IN HEBREW IS VIOLENCE)
12 And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.
13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence (TERRORISM)(HAMAS) through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.
11 And the angel of the LORD said unto her,(HAGAR) Behold, thou art with child, and shalt bear a son, and shalt call his name Ishmael;(FATHER OF THE ARAB/MUSLIMS) because the LORD hath heard thy affliction.
12 And he (ISHMAEL-FATHER OF THE ARAB-MUSLIMS) will be a wild (DONKEY-JACKASS) man;(ISLAM IS A FAKE AND DANGEROUS SEX FOR MURDER CULT) his hand will be against every man,(ISLAM HATES EVERYONE) and every man's hand against him;(PROTECTING THEMSELVES FROM BEING BEHEADED) and he (ISHMAEL ARAB/MUSLIM) shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren.(LITERAL-THE ARABS LIVE WITH THEIR BRETHERN JEWS)
12 How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer,(SATAN) son of the morning!(HEBREW-CRECENT MOON-ISLAM) how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!
13 For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:
14 I (SATAN HAS EYE TROUBLES) will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.(AND 1/3RD OF THE ANGELS OF HEAVEN FELL WITH SATAN AND BECAME DEMONS)
2 They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service.(ISLAM MURDERS IN THE NAME OF MOON GOD ALLAH OF ISLAM)
Germany to tell people to stockpile food and water in case of attacks - FAS-[Reuters]-August 21, 2016-YAHOONEWS
BERLIN (Reuters) - For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the German government plans to tell citizens to stockpile food and water in case of an attack or catastrophe, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung newspaper reported on Sunday.Germany is currently on high alert after two Islamist attacks and a shooting rampage by a mentally unstable teenager last month. Berlin announced measures earlier this month to spend considerably more on its police and security forces and to create a special unit to counter cyber crime and terrorism."The population will be obliged to hold an individual supply of food for ten days," the newspaper quoted the government's "Concept for Civil Defence" - which has been prepared by the Interior Ministry - as saying.The paper said a parliamentary committee had originally commissioned the civil defence strategy in 2012.A spokesman for the Interior Ministry said the plan would be discussed by the cabinet on Wednesday and presented by the minister that afternoon. He declined to give any details on the content.People will be required to stockpile enough drinking water to last for five days, according to the plan, the paper said.The 69-page report does not see an attack on Germany's territory, which would require a conventional style of national defence, as likely.However, the precautionary measures demand that people "prepare appropriately for a development that could threaten our existence and cannot be categorically ruled out in the future," the paper cited the report as saying.It also mentions the necessity of a reliable alarm system, better structural protection of buildings and more capacity in the health system, the paper said.A further priority should be more support of the armed forces by civilians, it added.Germany's Defence Minister said earlier this month the country lay in the "crosshairs of terrorism" and pressed for plans for the military to train more closely with police in preparing for potential large-scale militant attacks.(Writing by Caroline Copley; Editing by Andrew Bolton)
Young suicide bomber attacks Turkish wedding party; 51 die-[The Canadian Press]-August 21, 2016-YAHOONEWS
ISTANBUL — A child suicide bomber killed at least 51 people and wounded nearly 70 others at a Kurdish wedding party near Turkey's border with Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday, decrying the attack as an apparent attempt by Islamic State extremists to destabilize the nation by exploiting ethnic and religious tensions."As of now, the preliminary conclusions by our governor's office and the police establishment point to an attack by Daesh," Erdogan said, using another common term for IS."It was clear that Daesh had such an organization in Gaziantep or was attempting to make room for itself in recent times," he said.The bombing late Saturday in Gaziantep was the deadliest attack in Turkey this year.It comes amid ongoing struggles between the government and Kurdish militants linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, known as the PKK, and as the country is still reeling from the aftermath of last month's failed coup attempt, which the government has blamed on U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen and his followers.Erdogan said immediately after the Gaziantep attack, which he blamed on IS, that any strategy "meant to incite the citizens against each other along ethnic and religious lines will not work."Later, addressing the nation before Istanbul's city hall, Erdogan said the attacker in Gaziantep was aged between 12 and 14. He said 69 people were wounded, with 17 of them in critical condition.He again blamed the attack on the Islamic State, but there was no immediate claim of responsibility.The pro-Kurdish political party HDP condemned the attack on the wedding, which it said was attended by many of its party members.It said in a statement that it was "quite significant" that the attack, which it also blamed on IS, came hours after the Kurdistan Communities Union, a militant organization that includes the PKK, announced plans to try to negotiate to end a three-decade conflict between Kurdish militants and the Turkish government."This attack targets those determined and persistent in peace, resolution, and those struggling for democracy, equality, freedom and justice," the HDP said. "The attack was planned to disable the spread of peace and success of possible negotiations."A bus driver who shuttled some of the guests from Siirt to Gaziantep said that he couldn't believe the party was targeted."This was a wedding party. Just a regular wedding party," Hamdullah Ceyhan told the state-run Anadolu Agency. "This attack was deplorable. How did they do such a thing?"The bride and groom weren't in life-threatening condition and were undergoing treatment, but the groom's sister and uncle were among the dead, Anadolu reported.Multiple opposition parties denounced the attack, as did many foreign governments including the U.S., Germany, Austria, Russia, Egypt, Sweden, Greece, France, Bahrain, Qatar and Jordan and global institutions including the United Nations, the European Union and NATO."We stand by our ally Turkey and pledge to continue to work closely together to defeat the common threat of terrorism," said U.S. Ambassador to Turkey John Bass.In the Vatican, Pope Francis led hundreds of people in silent prayer for the victims of the attack, concluding by asking "for the gift of peace for everyone."Security expert Metin Gurcan, a former Turkish military officer and columnist for the online newspaper Al-Monitor, said that IS view the attack as "hitting two birds with one stone" — as retaliation for Syrian Kurdish advances on their forces in Syria, and for Turkey's attacks on IS targets.Gurcan said in an email to The Associated Press that IS has been trying to agitate or exploit ethnic and religious tensions in Turkey, and "we know very well to what extent wedding attacks can sow disorder in nation's social fabric from the Afghanistan experience."The suicide bombing follows a June attack on Istanbul's main airport where IS suspects killed 44 people. A dual suicide bombing blamed on IS at a peace rally in Turkey's capital, Ankara, in October killed 103 people.Meantime, there have also been ongoing attacks claimed by the PKK or linked to the militant group, as well as the coup attempt blamed on Gulen's movement. Gulen has denied any involvement.Earlier this week, a string of bombings blamed on the PKK that targeted police and soldiers killed at least a dozen people. A fragile, 2 1/2 year peace process between the PKK and the government collapsed last year, leading to a resumption of the three-decade-long conflict.In the immediate aftermath of the Gaziantep bombing, Erdogan said there was "absolutely no difference" between IS, Kurdish rebels and Gulen's movement, calling them terrorist groups.Gurcan said, however, that it was a "grave mistake" to lump the three together."Putting these three organizations with different political objectives, tactics and techniques into the same basket ... causes the failure of tailoring specific counter strategies," he said.Following the attack, police sealed off the site of the explosion and forensic teams moved in. Outside the perimeter, hundreds of residents gathered chanting "Allah is great" as well as slogans denouncing attacks.Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek and the country's health minister travelled to the scene, visiting the wounded and inspecting the site."This is a massacre of unprecedented cruelty and barbarism," Simsek told reporters. "We ... are united against all terror organizations. They will not yield."In Istanbul, HDP supporters organized a rally attended by hundreds Sunday evening to protest the bombing. One participant, shop owner Ercan Yilmaz, 36, told the AP it was "always those kinds of people being targeted — a Kurdish wedding party, opposition groups or people calling for peace in Ankara," referring to the peace rally attacked in October."On the other hand, the AKP (Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party) has gatherings and rallies everywhere but they're never bombed," he added.___David Rising in Berlin and Suzan Fraser in Ankara contributed to this report.Cinar Kiper, The Associated Press.
EU's Juncker says Turkey must meet conditions for visa-free travel-[Reuters]-August 21, 2016-YAHOONEWS
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Sunday Turks would only be granted visa-free travel to EU countries from October if Ankara meets all the requirements, including reforming anti-terror laws.Earlier this month, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said his government could stop helping to stem the flow of refugees and migrants to Europe if the 28-nation bloc failed to relax travel rules for Turks from October.His comments coincided with increased tensions between Brussels and Ankara following the failed July 15 coup in Turkey. Europe has been alarmed by a crackdown since the coup and has long worried that Turkey's anti-terrorism laws are applied too broadly to quash dissenters and critics of President Tayyip Erdogan."The question of visa-free travel, which is directly connected to the agreement on handling refugees, can be implemented on October 1 only if all the conditions are met," Juncker told the European Alpbach forum, an annual conference in Austria."Anti-terror laws cannot be used to imprison intellectuals, scientists and journalists. That is not the fight against terror that we mean," he added.Brussels wants Turkey to soften the legislation but Ankara has refused, saying the laws are vital to fighting Islamic State and Kurdish militants.Turkey, meanwhile, is furious over the EU's cautious response to the failed putsch, in which 240 people were killed.Since the coup, more than 17,000 people have been placed under formal arrest, and tens of thousands more suspended from their jobs. Turkish authorities blame the failed putsch on U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen and his followers. Gulen denies involvement and has condemned the coup attempt.(Reporting by Michael Shields and Gabriela Baczynska, Editing by Helen Popper)
Twin suicide bombs claimed by al Shabaab kill 20 people in Somalia-[Reuters]-August 21, 2016-YAHOONEWS
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - More than 20 people were killed on Sunday when suicide bombers from the militant al Shabaab group detonated two car bombs at a local government headquarters in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region, witnesses and officials said.Residents of the town of Galkayo in north central Somalia said they heard two loud blasts in quick succession followed by heavy gunfire."There were two huge bombs. The first one was a truck bomb, followed a minute or so (later) by another car bomb. My brother was injured at the scene," Halima Ismail, a local resident, told Reuters.Islamist al Shabaab, which has carried out a series of deadly attacks in the Horn of Africa country as it seeks to topple the Western-backed government, claimed responsibility for the bombings."There were two suicide car bombs," Abdiasis Abu Musab, the group's spokesman for military operations, told Reuters.Police initially put the death toll at 10, including civilians and security forces personnel, but a medical official said that number had doubled."Death toll is over 20 and it may rise further," said Ahmed Sugule, a doctor at Galkayo hospital. He said another 30 people were wounded in the attack.Al Shabaab has become more active in Puntland, a large part of northern Somalia, since moving more forces there after being pushed out of strongholds farther south by an African Union force and the Somali National Army, experts and officials say.The group controlled Mogadishu for several years until 2011 when African Union forces drove it out.(Reporting by Abdiqani Hassan, Abdi Sheikh and Feisal Omar; Writing by Duncan Miriri; Editing by Helen Popper)
Yemen's ex-president says could work with Russia to 'fight terrorism'-[Reuters]-August 21, 2016-YAHOONEWS
DOHA (Reuters) - A newly-formed governing council in Yemen could work with Russia to "fight terrorism" by allowing Moscow use of the war-torn country's military bases, Yemen's former president said on Sunday.Ali Abdullah Saleh, a former counter-terrorism ally of the U.S. who was toppled by mass protests in 2011, told state-owned channel Russia 24 that Yemen was ready to grant Moscow access to air and naval bases."In the fight against terrorism we reach out and offer all facilities. Our airports, our ports... We are ready to provide this to the Russian Federation," Saleh said in an interview in Sanaa.The ex-strongman may lack the clout to implement such an offer. But officials from the party he heads now run a political council that controls much of the country along with the Houthi movement allied to Iran.For the first time last week Iran let Russian jets take off from its territory to bomb armed groups in Syria.Russia is the only major country that maintains a diplomatic presence in Yemen where a 16-month war between a Saudi-led coalition and the Houthi rebels has killed over 6,500 people and raised the prospect of famine in the Arab World's poorest country.The war has allowed Islamist militants including al Qaeda and the Islamic State to flourish, even though the United States has for years launched drone strikes against groups in Yemen.Russia abstained from a United Nations Security Council resolution in 2015 that imposed an arms embargo on the Houthi rebels.Moscow's relations with Yemen date back decades and until the break-up of the USSR, thousands of Soviet military advisers and trainers worked in the formerly-independent south.On Saturday tens of thousands of Yemenis rallied in the capital to show support for the Houthi-led bloc as the head of the group's new governing council vowed to form a full government in the coming days.In an apparent response to the Houthi show of force, ambassadors from the G18 group of nations, including Russia, that has backed U.N. peace talks to end Yemen's civil war issued a statement condemning "unconstitutional and unilateral actions in Sanaa."(Reporting by Mohammed Ghobari, Writing by Tom Finn; Editing by Alexandra Hudson)
Iraq hangs 36 people sentenced to death for killing of troops in 2014-[Reuters]-August 21, 2016-YAHOONEWS
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq said on Sunday it had hanged 36 militants sentenced to death over the mass killing of hundreds of mainly Shi'ite soldiers at a camp north of Baghdad two years ago.It is the highest number of militants executed in one day by the Iraqi government since Islamic State fighters took control of parts of northern and western Iraq in 2014.The executions were carried out at a prison in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriya, state television quoted the Justice Ministry as saying.As many as 1,700 soldiers were killed two years ago after they fled from Camp Speicher, a former U.S. military base just north of Saddam Hussein's home town of Tikrit, when it was overrun by Islamic State, the ultra-hardline Sunni group.The government came under increased pressure from local Shi'ite politicians to execute militants sentenced to death after a massive bombing that targeted a shopping street in Baghdad on July 3, killing at least 324 people.Claimed by Islamic State, the truck bomb that blew up in the Karrada district was the deadliest since the U.S.-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003.Iraq's Justice Ministry announced days later that 45 death sentences had been carried out since the beginning of the year.The United Nations said on Aug. 1 that Iraq's efforts to speed up the execution of militants could result in innocent people being put to death.An estimated 1,200 people are on death row in Iraq, including possibly hundreds who have exhausted appeals, the U.N. statement said."Given the weaknesses of the Iraqi justice system, and the current environment in Iraq, I am gravely concerned that innocent people have been and may continue to be convicted and executed, resulting in gross, irreversible miscarriages of justice," U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said in the statement.Justice Minister Haidar al-Zamili dismissed the concern, saying each case "was reviewed in detail" before being sent to Iraqi President Fuad Masum, whose approval is needed for a death sentence to be carried out."There will be more executions," Zamili added, speaking at a ceremony to mark the hangings in Nasiriya, attended by the families of the Speicher victims and broadcast on state TV.(Reporting by Saif Hameed; Writing by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by Andrew Bolton and Alexandra Hudson)
Australia formally bans Chinese from leasing power grid-[Associated Press]-KRISTEN GELINEAU-August 19, 2016-YAHOONEWS
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's treasurer on Friday formally blocked Chinese bidders from leasing a Sydney electricity grid, saying the deal would not have been in the nation's best interest.The announcement by Treasurer Scott Morrison comes one week after he announced preliminary plans to ban Chinese state-owned State Grid Corp. and Hong Kong-registered Cheung Kong Infrastructure Group from bidding for a 99-year lease over a 50.4 percent stake in Ausgrid due to classified national security reasons.Morrison's initial announcement prompted criticism from China and accusations from some in Australia that his decision was made to appease influential lawmakers with xenophobic views — a critique the treasurer has rejected as false."In making this decision, national interest concerns have been paramount," Morrison said in a statement Friday, without elaborating on what those concerns were.Last week, China's state-run Xinhua News Agency criticized Australia for rejecting the bid along with Britain's recent move to delay a decision on a new nuclear power plant backed by Chinese investment. The agency said that although China's "dramatic development, huge population and unique culture" may cause concern for some countries, it could also result in "China-phobia."The Chinese Embassy noted this is the second time this year that the government has decided not to back applications by Chinese bidders to invest in Australia. It said this shows "a clear protectionist tendency and would have serious impact on the enthusiasm of Chinese firms which want to come and invest in Australia."The deal for the New South Wales state-owned electricity network would have earned more than 10 billion Australian dollars ($7.6 billion). On Friday, state Premier Mike Baird said he was irritated by Morrison's decision, saying it would delay the sale."My frustration is that this should have been determined much earlier," he told reporters. "What we need to do now is get on with the job."Chinese foreign investment, particularly from state-owned companies, has become increasingly contentious in Australia as China takes a more aggressive stance in territorial disputes in the South China Sea.Last week, Bob Carr, director of the Sydney-based Australia-China Relations Institute and a former foreign minister, accused the treasurer of bowing to the wishes of anti-establishment lawmakers who gained from the country's general election last month.Morrison's decision was welcomed by Pauline Hanson, leader of the One Nation party that has four senators who oppose Asian and Muslim immigration as well as trade liberalization. They and other lawmakers not aligned with either of the country's major parties oppose Australia's free-trade deal with its biggest trading partner, China, and want tighter foreign investment rules.
23 Thus he said, The fourth beast (EU,REVIVED ROME) shall be the fourth kingdom upon earth,(7TH WORLD EMPIRE) which shall be diverse from all kingdoms, and shall devour the whole earth, and shall tread it down, and break it in pieces.(TRADING BLOCKS-10 WORLD REGIONS/TRADE BLOCS)
24 And the ten horns out of this kingdom are ten kings(10 NATIONS-10 WORLD DIVISION WORLD GOVERNMENT) that shall arise: and another shall rise after them; and he shall be diverse from the first, and he shall subdue three kings.(EITHER THE EUROPEAN UNION DICTATOR BOOTS 3 COUNTRIES FROM THE EU OR THE DICTATOR TAKES OVER THE WORLD ECONOMY BY CONTROLLING 3 WORLD TRADE BLOCS)
Italy seeks to relaunch EU ideal with symbolic summit-[Associated Press]-NICOLE WINFIELD-August 21, 2016-YAHOONEWS
ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Matteo Renzi has invited his German and French counterparts to pay their respects at the tomb of one of the founding fathers of European unity in a symbolic bid to relaunch the European project after Britain's clamorous decision to leave the EU.The location for Monday's summit carries particular resonance as Europe confronts Islamic extremist violence, slow economic growth and continued anxiety over the implications of the Brexit vote. Italy has a lot to gain from a reinvigorated EU as it copes with flat GDP, the migrant crisis and political uncertainties over a constitutional referendum this fall on which Renzi has staked his government's survival.The island of Ventotene off Naples, filled with sun-worshipping tourists in the waning days of summer, was where detained anti-fascist Altiero Spinelli in 1941 began co-writing the "Ventotene Manifesto," which called for a federation of European states to counter the nationalism that had led Europe to war.The document is considered the inspiration of European federalism.Renzi has called Ventotene the "cradle of Europe" and is keen to highlight its historic role as Italy seeks even greater integration, particularly on the security front to help it cope with waves of migrants, and flexibility from Brussels as it tries to rein in its record public debt."It seems strange, and in many ways it is, that from this tiny island the biggest political victory of the 20th century was borne: 70 years of peace between peoples who fought constantly and cyclically," Renzi said in January when he visited Ventotene and announced plans to restore its abandoned prison into a museum and European learning center.Monday's mini-summit will serve as a warmup for an EU-wide summit in Bratislava in September designed to chart the EU's post-Brexit way forward. It follows an initial three-way huddle by Renzi, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Holland in Berlin in the days immediately following the June 23 British referendum.Charting a course is difficult until Britain formally begins the exit process, probably next year, and lays out proposals for its future relationship with the EU.In Berlin, the three leaders pledged their commitment to European unity and plotted a common proposal to relaunch the European project focusing on three key areas: improving security, boosting economic growth and strengthening options and programs for young people.The summit also gives Renzi a chance to hash out options as Italy copes with slow growth and other financial worries, especially at its banks which are struggling under some 360 billion euros ($408 billion) in bad loans.According to recent Eurostat figures, growth was flat in Italy in the second quarter, compared with 0.4 percent growth in the EU. Unemployment was 11.6 percent in June, well above the EU average of 8.6 percent. Youth unemployment was even worse: 36.5 percent in Italy, exceeded in the EU only by Spain, and nearly twice as high as the EU average of 18.5 percent.Renzi, however, has a bigger concern on the horizon, a gamble that he brought on himself and is worrying Europe as it could affect Italy's political stability and strengthen the euroskeptic, populist 5-Star Movement.Renzi has called a referendum for this fall proposing a host of changes to the constitution, including reducing the power of the Senate and giving the central government control of some policy areas now in the hands of regions. Renzi has suggested he would resign if it fails, an outcome that Italy's business lobby Confindustria has warned would create "political chaos" and lead Italy back into recession.In an interview this weekend with La Repubblica, Renata Colorni, whose father helped spread the "Ventotene Manifesto" through Italy's resistance movement and whose mother married Spinelli, said she had little hope that today's Europe could ever meet the Ventotene founders' original ideals."Honestly, today I don't see first-rate politicians, I only see statesmen who move through the European scene worried about losing the next national elections," she was quoted as saying. "What's missing is the will to risk it all for an ideal."___Follow Nicole Winfield at www.twitter.com/nwinfield
Show of European unity: Merkel, Hollande, Renzi meet to discuss gameplan-[Reuters]-By Isla Binnie-August 21, 2016-YAHOONEWS
NAPLES, Italy (Reuters) - The leaders of Germany, France and Italy will meet on Monday to discuss how to keep the European project together in the second set of talks between the premiers of the euro zone's three largest economies since Britain's shock vote to leave the bloc.Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi hosts German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande on an island off the coast of Naples ahead of September's EU summit called to discuss reverberations from the Brexit vote."They will be coming to discuss how to relaunch Europe from the bottom up, there's a big need," Renzi said on Sunday."Relaunching Europe is a totally open game but it needs to be played," he said.Officials in Brussels and Berlin fear the June 23 vote could lead to a referendum in the Netherlands - a founding member of the union - on whether to also leave the bloc."Monday aims to show the unity of Europe's three biggest countries, but not to create a specific club," a French diplomatic source said, noting that the aim was to prepare for the groundwork for the forthcoming Bratislava summit.Faced with existential risks, Merkel wants to cement "a better Europe" rather than forge ahead with "more Europe". Renzi wants Italy to have a strong voice in how the bloc's future is shaped after Brexit and, according to the French diplomatic source, Hollande wants an EU-wide investment plan to be doubled.The three leaders differ over how to boost economic growth - which slowed across the 28-nation bloc in the second quarter and stagnated in France and Italy - and cut unemployment.France supports Renzi's push for expansionary measures and against austerity, Germany is likely to oppose any undermining of Europe's deficit and the debt constraints that Italy and France have struggled to comply with.Italy is eager for greater European consolidation in the wake of Brexit, but Merkel is more concerned about preserving the integrity of the eventual 27-member bloc.For her it will be the beginning of a whirlwind week of meetings with other European governments that will see her travel to four countries and receive leaders from another eight."The goal must first of all be to preserve the status quo and to prevent a further disintegration of the EU-27," said one EU diplomat.-MORE THREATS-Renzi chose to meet on the island of Ventotene because of its symbolic significance as the place where two Italian intellectuals, held there in World War Two, wrote an influential manifesto calling for European political unification.One of the two, Altiero Spinelli, is buried on the island and the three leaders will lay a wreath on his tomb.Lingering threats to the union that emerged long before the Brexit vote are also likely to be on the agenda, including internal and external security after Islamist militant attacks and Europe's migration crisis.Emboldened by the Brexit vote, Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban has called a referendum on Oct. 2 on whether to accept any future EU migrant settlement quotas as his government steps up its fight against the EU's migration policies.In another symbolic choice of venue, the three leaders will hold their closing news conference on the Italian aircraft carrier, the Garibaldi, which is the flagship of the EU's "Sophia" mission in the Mediterranean.The naval operation has a mandate to tackle migrant smugglers, help enforce an arms embargo off Libya, and train the Libyan coast guard.The EU plans to offer incentives to African governments to help slow the flow of migrants who have poured into Europe over the past three years, but disagreements on how to handle the situation have laid bare divisions between member states.Italy, the main entry point for Africans but rarely their planned destination, is struggling to house migrants turned back from neighboring countries including France, and has disagreed with Germany over how to finance the response.(Additional reporting by Elizabeth Pineau in Paris, Paul Carrel in Berlin and Silvia Ognibene in Marina di Pietrasanta, Italy; Editing by Crispian Balmer and Louise Ireland)
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