Thursday, July 27, 2017

 

HOUSE DECISIVELY PASSES SANCTIONS BILL CURBING TRUMPS POWER BECAUSE THEIR AFFRAID TRUMP MIGHT PUT GOD BACK IN AMERICA AND QUIT BEING GODLESS LIBERALS.

JEWISH KING JESUS IS COMING AT THE RAPTURE FOR US IN THE CLOUDS-DON'T MISS IT FOR THE WORLD.THE BIBLE TAKEN LITERALLY- WHEN THE PLAIN SENSE MAKES GOOD SENSE-SEEK NO OTHER SENSE-LEST YOU END UP IN NONSENSE.GET SAVED NOW- CALL ON JESUS TODAY.THE ONLY SAVIOR OF THE WHOLE EARTH - NO OTHER. 1 COR 15:23-JESUS THE FIRST FRUITS-CHRISTIANS RAPTURED TO JESUS-FIRST FRUITS OF THE SPIRIT-23 But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ’s at his coming.ROMANS 8:23 And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.(THE PRE-TRIB RAPTURE)

OZONE DEPLETION JUDGEMENT ON THE EARTH DUE TO SIN

ISAIAH 30:26-27
26 Moreover the light of the moon shall be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun shall be sevenfold,(7X OR 7-DEGREES HOTTER) as the light of seven days, in the day that the LORD bindeth up the breach of his people,(ISRAEL) and healeth the stroke of their wound.
27 Behold, the name of the LORD cometh from far, burning with his anger, and the burden thereof is heavy: his lips are full of indignation, and his tongue as a devouring fire:

MATTHEW 24:21-22,29
21 For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be.
22 And except those days should be shortened,(DAY LIGHT HOURS SHORTENED) there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect’s sake (ISRAELS SAKE) those days shall be shortened (Daylight hours shortened)(THE ASTEROID HITS EARTH HERE)
29 Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken:

REVELATION 16:7-9
7 And I heard another out of the altar say, Even so, Lord God Almighty, true and righteous are thy judgments.
8 And the fourth angel poured out his vial upon the sun; and power was given unto him to scorch men with fire.
9 And men were scorched with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God, which hath power over these plagues: and they repented not to give him glory.

FIRES AND EXPLOSIONS

REVELATION 8:7
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.

B.C. ranchers anticipate devastating wildfire losses as evacuation orders lifted-[The Canadian Press]-YAHOONEWS-July 25, 2017

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Ranchers in the centre of British Columbia's cattle country are facing "heartbreak" as they return to scorched fields, dead livestock and damaged infrastructure following weeks of wildfires.Kevin Boon, the general manager of the B.C. Cattlemen's Association, said the process of tallying losses has just begun and could take some time because the extreme heat of the wildfires would leave little evidence of  carcasses.He said it's expected hundreds if not thousands of cattle were killed or injured by the fires. "The devastating part is done, and now the work really does begin," Boon said Tuesday. "(The ranchers) have got a lot on their plate right now and the more that can be done to help them is going to be key to their ability to bounce back from this."Kilometres of fencing, equipment and infrastructure such as barns built over generations have been lost in some cases.Boon said the association is already working to replace fencing burned along major highways to prevent cattle from wandering into traffic.An estimated 377,000 hectares of land has been burned this season, and scorched fields mean ranchers will need to find other sources of feed.Boon said he's working with ranchers to find opportunities to relocate some of the cattle for the short term in northeast B.C.'s Peace region where conditions have been wetter.The devastation is expected to take an emotional toll on ranchers who have seen their livelihoods disappear in an instant, Boon said, adding it will continue to have long-term effects beyond the immediate costs of rebuilding.The fires have disrupted breeding season, meaning calving next spring will be delayed or significantly reduced, he said.While damages were being calculated, ranchers and communities remained on alert, bracing for the potential of more fires this summer."At any given time, a lightning event or some more hot dry weather like they're predicting is going to create that atmosphere for more fires, so where is the next one and with what severity?"  Boon said of the focus of ongoing emergency planning discussions.For the first time, the cattlemen's association is working directly with emergency response crews, a change Boon said has helped mitigate the extent of the losses by allowing some ranchers to return to their properties to protect them.Some ranchers have said their operational losses could be as high as $3 million due to the fires, so it's not surprising that a number of them have evaded evacuation orders to stay behind and defend their livelihoods, Boon said.Boon said he's encouraging ranchers and others to irrigate their fields to make them less vulnerable to future fires.He's also asking the government to support ranchers and rural-based industries such as forestry and mining so they can rebuild once the fire season is over."It's a matter of how do we pull them out of their low," Boon said.A spokeswoman for the federal Agriculture Department said ranchers can access a number of disaster response programs at the provincial and federal levels.Federal Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale announced on Saturday that the costs to rebuild will be shared by provincial and federal governments.About 19,000 people who were forced to leave their homes due to wildfires remained displaced Tuesday, and fire officials warned that more winds are anticipated for southern parts of the province on Wednesday and Thursday.Despite the concerns, Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb said the city is ready to welcome thousands of residents home, as soon as fire officials give the OK.About 10,000 people from the Interior city had to leave more than a week ago when flames from several wildfires threatened to cut highway access.Chief fire information officer Kevin Skrepnek is warning those heading home to remain vigilant and have an emergency plan ready if they have to leave again.He said the worst fires typically occur at the end of July and warm temperatures with a chance of lightning in the days ahead could cause flare-ups.—By Linda Givetash in VancouverThe Canadian Press.

Holidaymakers flee as fires rage in southern France-Andrea PALASCIANO, Ambre TOSUNOGLU-Agence France-Presse-YAHOONEWS-July 26, 2017

Bormes-les-Mimosas (France) (AFP) - Firefighters in southern France on Wednesday spent a third day battling blazes that have forced over 10,000 people to flee in a region heaving with holidaymakers and left chunks of coastal forest a blackened mess.Thousands of tourists fled to the safety of public shelters after a fire broke out overnight in the village of Bormes-les-Mimosas, on the Cote d'Azur, and swept towards the area's campsites.Firefighters are also trying to extinguish infernos in the mountainous hinterland, on the island of Corsica and in Portugal.The head of the rescue operation in Bormes-les-Mimosas, Serge La Vialle, told AFP that more than 550 firefighters backed by five water bomber aircraft had not yet managed to contain the flames."It's moving slowly and even growing a bit," he said.Some of the evacuees ended up spending the night on the beach, but many families took shelter in a local gymnasium and public hall where volunteers served up drinks and breakfast.Amelie, a German tourist from a family of nine, said she had woken to the sound of sirens. "We all gathered on the beach. The mountain was ablaze and the sky was red," she told AFP."The hills were all on fire, running right down to the sea," Jean-Paul Poinsart, 68, said.Since Monday, firefighters have been cris-crossing the southeast trying to extinguish infernos in a tinder-dry region buffeted by strong winds.About 100 kilometres northwest of Bormes-les-Mimosas, a pine forest in Peynier caught fire on Wednesday.Local authorities said it risked consuming 1,000 hectares of forest but that no homes were in danger.Prime Minister Edouard Philippe was due to visit the area on Wednesday evening.Over 6,000 firefighters, troops and civil security officials backed by 19 water bombers have been deployed in total.At least 12 firefighters have been injured and 15 police officers affected by smoke inhalation so far, officials said.On Tuesday, Italy answered a French request for help, sending an extra two planes to scoop water from the sea to douse the flames.- 'Work of arsonists' -France's Cote d'Azur bulges in July and August as holidaymakers head to the beach.Bormes-les-Mimosas "doubles or triples its population in summer", a local fire official said.The area is experiencing a particularly hot and dry summer that has made it especially vulnerable to fires.Officials said they suspected Tuesday night's blaze, which started in a caravan storage yard, was the work of arsonists. Other fires have been blamed on discarded cigarettes.The fires have devoured around 5,000 hectares (15 square miles) of forest.A trade unionist denounced what he said was a lack of spare parts preventing all of France's water bombers from being put into action.Interior Minister Gerard Collomb has promised to add six more firefighting planes to the fleet.On Tuesday, a fire ripped along the coast in La Croix-Valmer near Saint-Tropez, a resort frequented by the rich and famous.La Croix-Valmer's deputy mayor Rene Carandante described a landscape of blackened headlands fringed by charred umbrella pines, where green forest had once framed the azure waters of the Mediterranean."It's a disaster area. There's nothing left," he said.- Burnt tortoise shells -Francois Fouchier, of the local coastal conservation group, told AFP that wildlife, such as the Hermann's tortoise, would be victims of the fires. "We are going to find burnt shells."Around 80 kilometres (50 miles) inland, 300 hectares of pines and oaks went up in smoke near the village of Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume.Northeast Corsica was also counting the ecological cost of fires.Aerial footage of the region Wednesday showed vast tracts of forest blackened and bare.Experts say said a drop-off in farming in southeast France since the 1970s has allowed forests to mushroom, making the region more prone to fires.A proliferation in the numbers of homes, roads and power lines has also increased the fire hazard.Portugal, meanwhile, which last month suffered deadly forest fires, has been battling fresh blazes since Sunday in centre of the country, forcing the evacuation of around 10 villages.About 1,100 firefighters have been drafted to stop the advance of the flames in the same area that was engulfed by fire last month, leaving 64 people dead.burs-cb/pg

STORMS HURRICANES-TORNADOES

LUKE 21:25-26
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)

1-in-100-year rainfall triggers flood, safety warnings for Churchill River in Sask.-[CBC]-YAHOONEWS-July 25, 2017

Saskatchewan's Water Security Agency is warning people to use caution around waterways in the Churchill River basin after a massive rainfall on Monday.The area in northern Saskatchewan has been experiencing record or near record wet conditions since mid-April, says the agency.Buffalo Narrows, Sask., got 111.8 mm of rain on Monday, more than its average monthly rainfall for the entire month. Most of the rain fell within a 12-hour period. The Water Security Agency says it was in excess of a one in 100-year event.Flows on tributaries to the Churchill River are expected to increase over the next few days. Flows on the Churchill River itself, which were already at near-peak levels, are also expected to increase over the coming weeks.There is the potential for flood damage at areas upstream of Patuanak, Sask., as the water level in the Churchill River there was near a 50-year high before Monday's rainfall.The agency advises less experienced users to avoid the rivers in the Churchill basin altogether as deep, fast moving water can pose a serious hazard.

Health risk alarm over water rationing in Rome-Agence France-Presse-YAHOONEWS-July 26, 2017

Rome (AFP) - Plans to ration water in drought-hit Rome could have serious consequences for public health, Italy's health minister warned Wednesday.The Lazio region has said that emergency measures to battle the prolonged dry spell could lead to staggered water supply shutdowns in neighbourhoods in the capital for eight hours daily, starting from this weekend.Such a move could "seriously compromise sanitary hygiene standards in accommodation structures and restaurants in the capital, as well as in all public offices," Health Minister Beatrice Lorenzin said."But above all it could lead to grave problems in providing essential health services," she said.The dry spell has deprived Italy of 20 billion cubic metres of water so far this year -- the equivalent of Lake Como.The region's rationing threat follows the decision to stop withdrawing water from Lake Bracciano near Rome because it had dropped to such a low level that it risked sparking an environmental disaster.Acea, the utility firm which runs Rome's water system, has slammed the stop on using water from the lake as "unnecessary" and said earlier this week that the move left it no choice but to cut off supplies to residents.A meeting between Acea and the region on Wednesday failed to resolve the crisis."We will continue to work to find a solution... we will look at all developments that arise, particularly with respect to the sanitary aspect," regional assessor Fabio Refrigeri said."We will find a solution shortly," he told journalists.Ten regions across the country have called for a state of emergency to be declared after Italy suffered the second-driest spring in 60 years and rainfall in the first six months of the year was down 33 percent.

DANIEL 7:23-24
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)

REVELATION 17:9-13
9 And here is the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth.(THE VATICAN IS BUILT ON 7 HILLS OR MOUNTAINS)
10 And there are seven kings: five are fallen,(1-ASSYRIA,2-EGYPT,3-BABYLON,4-MEDO-PERSIA,5-GREECE) and one is,(IN POWER IN JOHNS AND JESUS DAY-6-ROME) and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space.(7TH-REVIVED ROMAN EMPIRE OR THE EUROPEAN UNION TODAY AND THE SHORT SPACE IS-7 YEARS.THE EUROPEAN UNION WILL HAVE WORLD CONTROL FOR THE LAST 3 1/2 YEARS.BUT WILL HAVE ITS MIGHTY WORLD POWER FOR THE FULL 7 YEARS OF THE 7 YEAR TRIBULATION PERIOD.AND THE WORLD DICTATOR WILL BE THE BEAST FROM THE EU.AND THE VATICAN POPE WILL BE THE WHORE THAT RIDES THE EUROPEAN UNION TO POWER.AND THE 2 EUROPEAN UNION POWER FREAKS WILL CONTROL AND DECIEVE THE WHOLE EARTH INTO THEIR DESTRUCTION.IF YOU ARE NOT SAVED BY THE BLOOD OF JESUS.YOU WILL BE DECIEVED BY THESE TWO.THE WORLD POLITICIAN-THE EUROPEAN UNION DICTATOR.AND THE FALSE PROPHET THAT DEFECTS CHRISTIANITY-THE FALSE VATICAN POPE.
11 And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth into perdition.
12 And the ten horns which thou sawest are ten kings, which have received no kingdom as yet; but receive power as kings one hour with the beast.
13 These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast.

Heres the scripture 1 week = 7 yrs Genesis 29:27-29
27 Fulfil her week, and we will give thee this also for the service which thou shalt serve with me yet seven other years.
28 And Jacob did so, and fulfilled her week:(7 YEARS) and he gave him Rachel his daughter to wife also.
29 And Laban gave to Rachel his daughter Bilhah his handmaid to be her maid.

DANIEL 9:26-27
26 And after threescore and two weeks(62X7=434 YEARS+7X7=49 YEARS=TOTAL OF 69 WEEKS OR 483 YRS) shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself: and the people of the prince that shall come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary;(ROMAN LEADERS DESTROYED THE 2ND TEMPLE) and the end thereof shall be with a flood, and unto the end of the war desolations are determined.(THERE HAS TO BE 70 WEEKS OR 490 YRS TO FUFILL THE VISION AND PROPHECY OF DAN 9:24).(THE NEXT VERSE IS THAT 7 YR WEEK OR (70TH FINAL WEEK).
27 And he ( THE ROMAN,EU PRESIDENT) shall confirm the covenant (PEACE TREATY) with many for one week:(1X7=7 YEARS) and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease,(3 1/2 yrs in TEMPLE ANIMAL SACRIFICES STOPPED) and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate.

Statue kept decades in Philly closet sent to Italian church-[The Canadian Press]-YAHOONEWS-July 26, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — A nearly life-sized statue missing from an Italian church is returning home after spending decades in a Philadelphia home as a woman's personal shrine.Ed Nader told WHYY-TV (http://bit.ly/2tDlxC4 ) he was visiting Montauro, Italy, the birthplace of his great-grandmother, when he mentioned the statue depicting St. Pantaleon, considered the patron saint of physicians, tied to a tree that she had kept in a closet.The town mayor — coincidentally also named Pantaleon — became excited, Nader said, and told them through an interpreter that it belonged to the church, where its place had been sitting empty for years. Nader agreed to return it and paid to have it sent back in time for the saint's feast day on Thursday.The statue had been in the U.S. since 1946 when a group of Montauro parishioners brought it to Boston for a feast day parade, Nader said. For some reason, they left it with his great-grandmother in Philadelphia and never returned to retrieve it.She kept it a walk-in closet on the third story of her rowhome and lit candles at its base."As kids, every time we went to the third floor to go to the bathroom, we'd run past that room," Nader said. "We were so frightened of that statue. My mother, me, my aunt, her children, my children."When Nader's great-grandmother died, the statue moved with him to Exton, where his wife kept it hidden under a sheet in the den."He's not something you want to look at every day," she said. "If he had more of a majestic pose, maybe I would keep him in the living room."The Naders said they planned to be in Montauro for the feast day celebration.The Associated Press.

EU defends airline data-sharing after court ruling By Andrew Rettman-JULY 26,17-EUOBSERVER

BRUSSELS, Today, 18:41-The European Commission has urged member states to continue data-sharing on air passengers despite a court ruling that put its legal model in doubt.Julian King, the EU commissioner for security issues, told press in Brussels on Wednesday (26 July) that the verdict “does not affect member states’ obligations to implement what we agreed”.The EU has so-called Passenger Name Records (PNR) deals in place with Australia, Canada, and the US, as well as an internal EU version and bilateral accords.They enable security services to share data on points such as travellers’ names, itineraries, payment methods, health problems, and meal preferences, for counter-terrorist purposes.But the EU court in Luxembourg said earlier on Wednesday that the Canada deal went beyond what was needed and violated the “fundamental right to respect private life”.King said the commission would “engage with Canada” in light of the ruling to see “what we're going to do to take account of the [court’s] points”.But he added that “exchanges of information such as PNR are critical for the security of our citizens, and the European commission will do what is necessary to ensure they can continue in accordance with the court's opinion and in full respect of fundamental rights”.He said 10 EU states were dragging their heels on transposing the EU’s PNR deal into national law in time for the deadline next May.He said other countries worldwide would “also like to have agreements for PNR with us” later down the line.Wednesday’s court verdict said that retention, transfer, and use of passenger data was legal.But it said that the 2014 Canada deal, which has not yet entered into force, should specify what kinds of sensitive data could be shared and should restrict automated analysis of information.It also said that letting Canada keep the data in huge banks for up to five years and to share it with non-EU states went too far."The PNR agreement may not be concluded in its current form because several of its provisions are incompatible with the fundamental rights recognised by the EU”, it said.Fans of PNR, such as the centre-right EPP group in the European Parliament, backed King’s upbeat analysis of the court decision.Axel Voss, a German EPP deputy, noted the court had agreed on PNR “in principle” despite its quibbles.“The agreement itself has been confirmed even if some have tried to interpret the ECJ’s [EU court’s] decision differently,” he said, adding “the protection of the data of all citizens is less important than the protection of the individual”.-Call for suspension-But for Jan Philipp Albrecht‏, a German green MEP, the court ruling had more damaging implications.“Everybody should know that therefore every other PNR agreement with the EU, the EU PNR and national PNRs are illegal, too”, he said on Wednesday.The European Digital Rights group, a pro-privacy NGO, agreed."The proposed EU/Canada PNR agreement was considered to be the least restrictive of all of the EU's PNR agreements. To respect the ruling, the EU must now immediately suspend its deals with Australia and the United States," it said on Wednesday.The US has threatened to suspend its visa waivers for the 23 EU states that had them if the PNR deal was not put in place.Its concerns come amid estimates that up to 2,000 EU passport holders had gone to fight with the Islamic State jihadist group in Iraq and Syria.King said that data sharing was a more pressing issue than at any point in the 16 years since the 9/11 attacks in the US due to a string of recent IS attacks in Europe.

EU and Turkey fail to defuse tensions By Eric Maurice-EUOBSERVER

BRUSSELS, 25. Jul, 19:53-Tensions between the EU and Turkey over human rights were on full display in Brussels on Tuesday (25 July), a day after the opening of a trial of journalists and staff at the Cumhuriyet daily in Istanbul.EU diplomacy chief Federica Mogherini, EU enlargement commissioner Johannes Hahn, and Turkish foreign and Europe ministers, Mevlut Cavusoglu and Omer Celik, held tense exchanges during a press conference that followed a round of the so-called high level political dialogue.The EU wants to "see concrete steps on the field of rule of law, human rights, democracy, media freedom, protection of human rights defenders, opposition leaders," said Mogherini."I would tend to focus more on actions that we expect more than on words we can exchange," she added, referring to what she described as a "worrying pattern of imprisonment" of journalists, academics, and regime opponents.Turkey's Cavusoglu said there was a difference between "real journalists" and "pseudo-journalists who help terrorist activities and terrorists.""Just because you're carrying out a journalistic activity doesn't mean that you will not carry out a criminal offence," he said.Since last year's coup, Turkish authorities have accelerated a crackdown on critics and opponents, often under the charge of helping the movement of exiled Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen - which they say was behind the coup - or the Kurdish PKK party.While Cavusoglu deplored that "since the coup, the EU sees all action taken against Feto [Gulen's movement] as a violation of law," his colleague Celik said that "Daesh [Islamic State], Feto and PKK are all equal" and "should be treated equally".Mogherini noted that she couldn't see "at the moment" the EU changing its position to designate Gulen's movement as a terrorist organisation.Cavusoglu, who falsely said that it took "almost a year" before the EU denounced the failed coup, insisted that "no one can say that there is no democracy in Turkey."-EU concerns-Since president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party (AKP) came to power in 2002, he said "not a single law brought [Turkey] backward” in democratic terms.They "all strengthened the rule of law and democratisation," he said, adding that "if there are mistakes, we try to correct them."The Commission’s Hahn said that "the whole follow up" to the failed coup in July 2016 “has created some concerns among member states”.He added that a referendum to strengthen Erdogan's power, in April, also “raised concerns about the direction and the structure of some of constitutional amendments”.As a consequence, he said, opening new chapters in negotiations for Turkey's EU accession "is not possible" at the moment.Mogherini admitted that "Turkey is and stays a candidate country. She added that it was also "a strategic partner" and said EU-Turkey relations should focus on "common challenges".But for Celik, the Turkish Europe minister, accession talks were the "backbone" of EU-Turkey relations."We can't put aside negotiations and solely focus on energy, anti-terrorism and trade," he said. "We are not only a neighbouring country."He noted that issues where the EU and Turkey had "disagreements" were issues covered by chapters 23 and 24 of accession negotiations - on justice and fundamental rights.-'Negotiate more'-"They must be opened,” he told Mogherini and Hahn, arguing that solving human rights issues should not be a pre-condition to open the chapters, but a part of the subsequent discussions."If there are problems, we must negotiate more," he said, adding that it was "not realistic to stop negotiations".Celik and Cavusoglu also accused Cyprus, whose territory is partly occupied by Turkish troops, of "unilaterally" blocking the opening of new chapters, leading Mogherini to reply that "it is not only the Cyprus issue that makes it difficult to imagine an opening of further chapters."Another issue was the EU's refusal to grant a visa-free regime to Turkish citizens because of anti-terror legislation.The accelerated visa waiver was to be part of an EU-Turkey deal last year on stopping migrants, but only if Turkey met conditions, including by softening its terrorism laws so that they could not be used against political opponents."When we put our signature on something, we fully observe our commitments. That's where we differ," Cavusoglu said."As you see, the dialogue is real and vibrant," Mogherini told reporters at the end of the hour-long press conference.She suggested that "next time we have the dialogue with the press directly."

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

WORLD TERRORISM

OH BY THE WAY WHEN THE MEDIA SAYS ALLU-AK-BAR MEANS GOD IS GREAT LIE. IN ISLAM ALLU-AK-BAR MEANS OUR GOD IS GREATER OR GREATEST. THIS IS HOW THE MEDIA SUCK HOLES UP TO ISLAMIC-QURANIC-MUSLIMS. BY WATERING DOWN THE REAL MEANING OF THE SEX FOR MURDER DEATH CULT ISLAM. TO MAKE IT SOUND LIKE A PEACEFUL RELIGION (CULT OF DEATH AND WORLD DOMINATION).

GENESIS 6:11-13
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.

GENESIS 16:11-12
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)

ISAIAH 14:12-14
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)

JOHN 16:2
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)

Czechs, Hungarians, and Poles have one month to start taking migrants By Peter Teffer-JULY 26,17-EUOBSERVER

Brussels, Today, 15:03-The European Commission has given the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland one month to change their minds on participating in the EU's migrant relocation scheme.“There is still time to change everything and come back to normality,” said EU migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos on Wednesday (26 July).He announced that the commission had taken the next step in a legal procedure against the three central and eastern EU countries, for their unwillingness to take any migrants from Italy or Greece through a mandatory quota plan.This so-called infringement procedure began last month, when the commission sent letters of formal notice.“In their reply, none of these member states indicated that they would relocate a number of applicants swiftly to their territory,” said Avramopoulos.The second stage of the procedure is also a letter, called a reasoned opinion. The Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland have one month to reply – normally, the period is two months.The decision comes on the same day that an advocate general for the Court of Justice of the European Union said that the relocation plan, decided in September 2015, was legal.Hungary and Slovakia had filed a case against the decision, which they thought went beyond what member states can decide in the Council of the EU.The Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia were outvoted when the decision was taken.Hungary and Poland have since not taken any migrants, while Slovakia has taken 16, from Greece, according to figures released by the commission on Wednesday.Romania has relocated 45 migrants from Italy and 665 from Greece. The Czech Republic has taken twelve from Greece.The commission's monthly relocation and resettlement report contained “some very good news”, Avramopoulos said.In June, some 2,000 migrants were relocated from Greece, and almost 1,000 from Italy.“Here we are finally starting to see proper solidarity,” the Greek EU commissioner noted.He commended Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, and “in particular” Sweden, for their relatively high numbers of relocations.“The majority of European countries are making enormous efforts in a real European spirit,” said Avramopoulos.“At same time, I regret that other member states continue to show no solidarity and to ignore our repeated calls to participate in this common effort.”Avramopoulos did not mention Austria, a country which, like Poland and Hungary, has not taken up any people through the scheme, but steered clear of being targeted by the commission's infringement procedure.When asked by EUobserver why the commission has not started a legal procedure against Austria, a commission source later said that the country “has made pledges recently and we expect them to finalise their first transfers soon”.The commission said in the report that Austria “has recently made three pledges in May, June and July for 50 persons to be relocated from Italy”.“It is urgently expected that the first pledge will translate into effective relocations soon,” the report said.The infringement procedure against the three EU member states can end in the Court of Justice, which could hand out fines. However, it is unlikely that the procedure will be finished before the relocation scheme ends – two months from now.Avramopoulos refused to comment on whether the commission is aiming for a court decision on the infringement procedure before or after the court's decision on the legality of the scheme, on which the advocate general adopted its opinion on Wednesday.The commissioner did note that, even after the official end of the programme end-September, there will still be migrants to relocate.“Member states will still need to relocate eligible candidates that arrived before the end of September,” he said.However, it is possible that, by the time the two court cases are over, there are no more eligible candidates to relocate.-Dublin-Also on Wednesday, the Court of Justice ruled that Austria and Slovenia were in their right to deport asylum seekers who had first crossed into EU territory by entering Croatia.In a ruling about the so-called Dublin III regulation, the court said Croatia was responsible for examining applications for those who crossed its border during the massive influx of migrants in the 2015-2016 crisis.“We are no longer in the same crisis situation as we were two years ago,” Avramopoulos said.

Via Rail terror plotter to appeal life sentence-[CBC]-YAHOONEWS-July 26, 2017

One of the men convicted of plotting to derail a Via Rail passenger train between New York and Toronto is now being treated for schizophrenia and wants to appeal his life sentence, a court heard on Wednesday.Chiheb Esseghaier and his accomplice Raed Jaser were found guilty in 2015 of conspiring to commit murder for the benefit of, at the direction of or in association with a terrorist group, as well as several other charges.Esseghaier, who up until recently did not believe he was mentally ill and refused treatment, chose to represent himself at the trial, during which he ranted, fell asleep and spat in court.While both men have already launched an appeal of their conviction, Esseghaier is now being treated with anti-psychotic drugs and realizes the "significance" of his sentence, his court-appointed lawyer said Wednesday.Erin Dann said Esseghaier was suffering from schizophrenic delusions that caused him to believe he was going to die and ascend to heaven on December 25, 2014."He understands that to be a delusion. He understands it is currently 2017 and that his previous delusions in that regard were products of his mental illness," Dann said.Esseghaier has instructed Dann to ask the Ontario Court of Appeal for more time to appeal his sentence."The diagnosis of schizophrenia has now been confirmed by a number of doctors. He has been treated with anti-psychotic medication and he is certainly doing much better than when I spoke to him soon after the verdict," Dann said in an interview following a brief hearing on Wednesday.-'Errors' made at trial-While Esseghaier was never examined prior to or during his trial, he underwent two psychiatric assessments ahead of sentencing.Justice Michael Code ultimately ruled that Esseghaier was fit to be sentenced and there was not "a scintilla of evidence" from the pretrial and trial to suggest he was unfit to stand trial.But Dann will argue to the Court of Appeal that Esseghaier's mental state meant he was not "meaningfully present" during his trial and unable to "fully engage" with the justice system."I think there were errors made at the trial in that regard," she said.Esseghaier was initially imprisoned at a correction centre in Quebec, but Dann revealed on Wednesday that he has since been moved to a facility in Abbotsford, B.C.Dann said she does not know why this move was made or what led to Esseghaier's acceptance of his mental illness and treatment for it, something he had previously refused."I think it will be important to look at the progress he has made since coming under treatment for schizophrenia and the results of the treatment with anti-psychotics. That may also give us some insight into what bearing those mental health issues were having on him during the trial," Dann said.-Jaser appeal-Jaser's lawyer, John Norris, said questions about Esseghaier's are a big concern for his client.Jaser sought to be tried separately from Esseghaier but the request was denied."It has a direct bearing on the severance question. For example, was Mr. Jaser required to have a joint trial with somebody who was in fact unfit to stand trial? That's a deeply troubling question that we'll be arguing fully," Norris said in an interview.

Exclusive: U.N. report accuses Saudi coalition of deadly migrant boat attack off Yemen-[Reuters]-By Michelle Nichols-YAHOONEWS-July 26, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. investigators accused a Saudi Arabia-led military coalition of carrying out a deadly March attack on a Somali migrant boat off Yemen and said the alliance had become a cover for some states to avoid individual blame, according to a confidential report seen by Reuters on Wednesday.The coalition fighting the Iran-allied Houthi militia in Yemen has denied striking the boat in the Red Sea near the port of Hodeidah. The investigators said the attack killed 42 people and injured 34 of the more than 140 people onboard."This civilian vessel was almost certainly attacked using a 7.62 mm caliber weapon from an armed utility helicopter," the investigators, who monitor sanctions in Yemen, wrote in a 185-page report to the U.N. Security Council on Monday."The Saudi Arabia led coalition forces are the only parties to the conflict that have the capability to operate armed utility helicopters in the area," the report said. It said the helicopter was likely operating from a naval vessel.The coalition intervened in Yemen in 2015 in support of the internationally recognized government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi. It includes Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan, Morocco, Senegal and Sudan.The U.N. report said the attack violated international humanitarian law and threatened the peace, security and stability of Yemen.It said two other alleged attacks on fishing vessels by helicopter or naval vessels in the Red Sea in March had killed another 11 people and injured eight.It said the Saudi-led coalition, the governments of the UAE and Egypt and the Combined Maritime Forces had not responded to the investigators' requests for information.The coalition receives U.S. arms and logistical support."Some individual member states of the Saudi Arabia-led coalition seek to hide behind 'the entity' of the coalition to shield themselves from state responsibility for violations committed by their forces," the investigators said.They did not identify the states by name."Attempts to divert responsibility in this manner from individual states to the Saudi Arabia-led coalition may contribute to further violations continuing with impunity," they wrote.Top U.N. officials this month accused the warring parties in Yemen and their international allies of fueling an unprecedented deadly cholera outbreak, driving millions closer to famine and hindering humanitarian aid access.U.N.-led peace talks have stalled. At U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley's suggestion, the Security Council is considering sending letters to the warring parties reminding them of their humanitarian obligations.The letter has to be agreed by consensus and Egypt has objected to the draft, said a senior council diplomat who spoke on condition of anonymity, adding that negotiations were continuing.(Reporting by Michelle Nichols; Editing by Howard Goller)

House decisively passes sanctions bill curbing Trump's power-[The Canadian Press]-YAHOONEWS-July 25, 2017

WASHINGTON — Eager to punish Russia for meddling in the 2016 election, the House on Tuesday overwhelmingly backed a new package of sanctions against Moscow that prohibits President Donald Trump from waiving the penalties without first getting permission from Congress.Lawmakers passed the legislation, 419-3, clearing the far-reaching measure for action by the Senate. If senators move quickly, the bill could be ready for Trump's signature before Congress exits Washington for its regular August recess. The Senate, like the House, is expected to pass the legislation by a veto-proof margin. The bill also slaps Iran and North Korea with sanctions.The 184-page measure serves as a rebuke of the Kremlin's military aggression in Ukraine and Syria, where Russian President Vladimir Putin has backed President Bashar Assad. It aims to hit Putin and the oligarchs close to him by targeting Russian corruption, human rights abusers, and crucial sectors of the Russian economy, including weapons sales and energy exports."It is well past time that we forcibly respond," said Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.Trump hasn't threatened to reject the bill even though Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and other senior administration officials had objected to a mandated congressional review should the president attempt to ease or lift the sanctions on Russia. They've argued it would infringe on the president's executive authority and tie his hands as he explores avenues of communication and co-operation between the two former Cold War foes.But Trump's persistent overtures to Russia are what pushed lawmakers to include the sanctions review. Many lawmakers view Russia as the nation's top strategic adversary and believe more sanctions, not less, put the U.S. in a position of strength in any negotiations with Moscow.Trump's "rhetoric toward the Russians has been far too accommodating and conciliatory, up to this point," said Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pa."Russian behaviour has been atrocious," Dent said. "They deserve these enhanced sanctions. Relations with Russia will improve when Russian behaviour changes and they start to fall back into the family of nations."Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., said Congress "is uncomfortable with any rapprochement with Moscow without getting some things for it." But he said the legislation isn't intended to be a message to Trump."We're sending a message to Moscow," Kinzinger said. "But if the president had any intention of trying to give Vladimir Putin what he wants on certain areas, I think he'll think twice about it."Heavy support for the bill from Republicans and Democrats in the House and Senate has effectively scuttled the potential for Trump to derail the legislation. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders indicated Sunday the president would sign the sanctions bill. But on Monday, Sanders said Trump is "going to study that legislation and see what the final product looks like."Signing a bill that penalizes Russia's election interference would mark a significant shift for Trump. He's repeatedly cast doubt on the conclusion of U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia sought to tip the election in his favour . He's blasted as a "witch hunt" investigations into the extent of Russia's interference and whether the Trump campaign colluded with Moscow.According to the bill, Trump is required to send Congress a report explaining why he wants to suspend or terminate a particular set of the sanctions on Russia. Lawmakers would then have 30 days to decide whether to allow the move or reject it."There'll be no side deals or turning a blind eye to (Russia's) actions," said Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 House Democrat.The North Korea-related sanctions bar ships owned by the reclusive nation or by countries that refuse to comply with U.N. resolutions against Pyongyang from operating in American waters or docking at U.S. ports. Goods produced by North Korea's forced labour would be prohibited from entering the United States.The sanctions package also imposes mandatory penalties on people involved in Iran's ballistic missile program and anyone who does business with them. The measure would apply terrorism sanctions to the country's Revolutionary Guards and enforce an arms embargo. Democrats said the new sanctions on Iran don't conflict with the Iran nuclear deal.A version of the sanctions legislation that only addressed Russia and Iran cleared the Senate nearly six weeks ago with 98 votes. Lawmakers have questioned whether the bill may hit a hurdle in the Senate, which hasn't yet fully considered the North Korea section of the bill. But Royce said he made specific procedural tweaks to get the bill passed and to Trump before Congress leaves town for a month."We cannot afford any more delay," he said.The three House members who voted against the bill are Republican Reps. Thomas Massie of Kentucky, Justin Amash of Michigan and John Duncan of Tennessee.___Contact Richard Lardner on Twitter: http://twitter.com/rplardner-Richard Lardner, The Associated Press.



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