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Wednesday 01, April 2020

The Antichrist will come to Power in Chaotic Financial and Domestic Times, but is now that Time?
Only God knows.

What Iran's severe virus crisis might mean for its threat to the region
Iran by its own accounting is the fifth-ranked among nations in coronavirus fatalities. Outside experts say the rate is likely much higher. The confluence of hard-hitting sanctions on the country and Iran's floundering theocracy frustrated an adequate response to the pandemic, according to most accounts, but the country's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, knows who to blame: Genies. And Americans.

White House projects 100K to 240K US deaths from virus
President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Americans to brace for a "hell of a bad two weeks" ahead as the White House projected there could be 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus pandemic even if current social distancing guidelines are maintained.

New York Mayor de Blasio Threatens to 'Permanently' Shut Churches That Persist in Holding Services
"So, I want to say to all those who are preparing the potential of religious services this weekend: if you go to your synagogue, if you go to your church and attempt to hold services after having been told so often not to, our enforcement agents will have no choice but to shut down those services," he said.

Tampa Bay Pastor Arrested for Holding Church Service because of CV-19
The pastor of a Tampa megachurch is facing charges after refusing to close its doors despite a "safer at home" order in effect in Hillsborough County, meant to stop the spread of COVID-19. The sheriff says up to 500 people were in attendance at Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne's Sunday services.

Howard-Browne, 58, turned himself in Monday afternoon after Sheriff Chad Chronister and State Attorney Andrew Warren on Monday announced an arrest warrant had been issued for charges of unlawful assembly and violating public health emergency rules of isolation and quarantine. Howard-Browne was released 40 minutes later after posting a $500 bond.

The Return of the Barter Economy, Swapping Eggs for Toilet Paper
Since the beginning of March, unattended folding tables have begun popping up at intersections and the end of people's driveways, offering everyday goods like rice, a jar of jam or bread. Take what you need and leave what you can, the signs say. Barter, the trade system prevalent in the Middle Ages, is back in the time of coronavirus pandemic, with a modern twist.

Will Facebook and Amazon Need Quarantining After Covid-19?

The Huge Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake That Just Hit Idaho Continues Alarming Trend Of Western Quakes
Why has the western United States suddenly been shaking so violently over the past several weeks? On Tuesday, the constant barrage of headlines about the coronavirus pandemic was interrupted by an enormous earthquake that hit central Idaho. Of course Idaho is not exactly known for earthquakes, and so this was quite a surprise. In fact, the largest quake in Idaho history was the magnitude 6.9 Borah Peak earthquake in 1983. So when a magnitude 6.5 earthquake stuck not too far from Boise on Tuesday, it really stunned a whole lot of people.

Monday 30, March 2020

As the Iranian regime struggles to manage coronavirus crisis, will it target Israel?
What will be the impact of the coronavirus crisis in Iran? How will it affect the Iranian people, and the regime itself? Arutz Sheva spoke with Gregg Roman, Director of the Middle East Forum.

"Tens of thousands of people have already contracted the coronavirus in Iran," he says. "There are thousands of dead, all over the country, and the regime itself hasn't been spared. There's total chaos there, with religious leaders at first telling people to fill the mosques and then backtracking and telling everyone to stay home. The authorities seem to have lost control of the situation and they're trying desperately to navigate their way through this crisis and keep a grip on things."

Exorcist 'saw' demon with no eyes mimicking possessed teen in chilling ritual
The exorcist claimed to see a vile-looking demon which had taken control of a 17-year-old girl and made her swear and hurl abuse at her family.

Netanyahu's adviser tests positive for COVID-19
Rivka Faluch, an adviser to the Prime Minister and to the Knesset on haredi issues, has tested positive for coronavirus, Channel 12 News reported on Sunday night. Several days ago, Faluch was in the vicinity of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and other ministers at the Knesset, the report said.

US Administration Worst Case Scenerio Projects 100,000 - 200,000 Dead
The coronavirus outbreak could kill 100,000 to 200,000 Americans, the U.S. government's top infectious-disease expert warned on Sunday as family members described wrenching farewells through hospital windows with dying loved ones. Faced with that grim projection and the possibility even more could die in the U.S. without measures to keep people away from one another, President Donald Trump extended federal guidelines recommending people stay home for another 30 days until the end of April to prevent the spread of the virus.

Cellphone 'Heat Map' From Single Florida Beach During Spring Break Shows Potential Spread Of Coronavirus Across U.S.
If you want to see just how communicable SARS-CoV-2 is, look no further than a new - and alarming - heat map. Tectonix, a geospatial data visualization platform, worked with location company X-Mode Social to create a map that "shows the impact of ignoring social distancing restrictions," Fox News reports.

British Scientific Advisers Claim China's Outbreak Could Be '15 To 40 Times' Worse Than Reported, Report Says
Scientific advisers have reportedly told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the Chinese communist government has downplayed the true extent of the coronavirus outbreak in their country and that the real number could be "15 to 40 times" higher than what China has reported.

North Korea test fires missiles amid worries about outbreak
North Korea on Sunday fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea, South Korea and Japan said, continuing a streak of weapons launches that suggests leader Kim Jong Un is trying to strengthen domestic support amid worries about a possible coronavirus outbreak in the country. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said it detected the projectiles flying from the North Korean eastern coastal city of Wonsan into the waters between the Korean Peninsula and Japan on Sunday morning. The projectiles flew about 230 kilometers (143 miles) at a maximum altitude of 30 kilometers (19 miles), the statement said.

Friday 27, March 2020

Defying judges, Knesset speaker has plunged Israel into constitutional anarchy
In an unprecedented act of defiance, the speaker of the Knesset, Likud MK Yuli Edelstein, has opted to resign rather than obey a ruling from the High Court of Justice that he must hold a vote Wednesday on who is to fill his speaker's post in the wake of the March 2 elections. Blue and White leader Benny Gantz has the support of 61 of the Knesset's 120 MKs who want to elect Blue and White MK Meir Cohen to the position, and thence to gain control of the parliamentary agenda and proceedings from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud and its allies.

China Uses Coronavirus Crisis to Bulldoze Churches and Temples
Religious freedom watchdog groups are accusing the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) of using the Wuhan coronavirus epidemic as an opportunity to intensify their crackdown on religion, bulldozing some churches and placing others under heavy surveillance. "China is now holding itself up as a model for fighting the coronavirus. But fighting the pandemic hasn't stopped communist officials from persecuting Christians," Todd Nettleton, a spokesman for the nonprofit group Voice of the Martyrs (VOM), told Fox News on Tuesday.

Liberal Governor in Virginia Outlaws Church Services of 10 or More... Planned Parenthood Unaffected
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issued an executive order on Monday that is aimed at stopping the new coronavirus - and, in the process, makes it a criminal offense to hold a church service attended by more than 10 people. CHURCH ILLEGAL, KILLING BABIES - NO PROBLEM

Minnesota Issues Shelter at Home Order But Allows People to Go Kill Their Babies in Abortions
On Wednesday, Gov. Tim Walz announced a state-wide shelter-in-place order to restrict unnecessary travel during the health crisis, the Post Bulletin reports. Like many other Democrat governors, Walz made an exception for elective abortions.

Pastor Holds Services Despite Outbreak, Says Coronavirus Is Of Demonic Origin
A Westmoreland County pastor held church services over the weekend as the coronavirus continues to spread in the state. Word of Life Church Senior Pastor Tom Walters is facing criticism after holding the services at the church's Hempfield Township facility.

As coronavirus spreads, U.S. military to withhold some infection data
The U.S. military has decided it will stop providing some of the more granular data about coronavirus infections within its ranks out of concern that the information might be used by adversaries as the virus spreads. "What we want to do is give you aggregated numbers. But we're not going to disaggregate numbers because it could reveal information about where we may be affected at a higher rate than maybe some other places," U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said, without disclosing precisely what information would be withheld or when the plan would be implemented.

US virus deaths may top 80,000 despite confinement: study
COVID-19 could lead to more than 80,000 deaths in the US and overwhelm hospital capacity nationally as soon as early April even if social distancing measures are respected, new research showed Thursday. The US death toll for the pandemic has already soared past 1,000, with 68,000 confirmed infections.

Bats mysteriously drop dead across Israel 'fulfilling biblical prophecy'
Dozens of dead bats have fallen out of the sky in a region in Israel, in what some have bizarrely claimed is a biblical prophecy coming true. Adi Moskowits noticed the lifeless creatures while walking through the Gan Leumi park in Ramat Gan on Saturday. Many of the bats are young and show no signs of trauma, leaving one expert in the field flummoxed.

Bill Gates will use microchip implants to fight coronavirus
In a Reddit Q&A, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates revealed his plan to use 'digital certificates' to identify those who have been tested for COVID-19. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates will launch human-implantable capsules that have 'digital certificates' which can show who has been tested for the coronavirus and who has been vaccinated against it.

Wednesday 25, March 2020

White House, Congress agree on $2 trillion virus rescue bill
The White House and Senate leaders of both major political parties announced agreement early Wednesday on an unprecedented $2 trillion emergency bill to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic. The urgently needed pandemic response measure is the largest economic rescue measure in history and is intended as a weekslong or monthslong patch for an economy spiraling into recession and a nation facing a potentially ghastly toll.

Israel faces full lockdown as coronavirus rate mounts to 200-300 a day
The coronavirus task force lead by PM Binyamin Netanyahu decided on Monday, March 23, to tighten the lockdown on the population after an 8-hour debate. With the number of confirmed cases increasing by 200-300 a day, the health authorities warned that failing a full lockdown, Israel would soon risk hundreds of fatalities on the scale of the calamities in Italy and Spain. Up until Monday night, there were 1,238 confirmed cases, 24 in serious condition and one death. The figure then jumped to 1,442.

Over 600,000 new job seekers in March alone - and 1 million may be unemployed by Passover
In an update issued on Tuesday morning, the Israel Employment Service reported that 615,834 Israelis have registered as job seekers since the beginning of March. Around 91% of these new job seekers have been put on unpaid leave.

'Postal Service will not survive the summer.' Lawmakers warn it could go bankrupt
Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney and Rep. Gerry Connolly said in a statement that the Postal Service needs "urgent help" amid the coronavirus pandemic, or it could shut down as early as June. "Based on a number of briefings and warnings this week about a critical fall-off in mail across the country, it has become clear that the Postal Service will not survive the summer without immediate help from Congress and the White House," the statement said. "Every community in America relies on the Postal Service to deliver vital goods and services, including life-saving medications."

Coronavirus is being weaponized by Soros, others behind anti-Trump ads
The Chinese coronavirus is being weaponized by opponents of President Trump who will spend millions of dollars to oppose the president in several Midwest states. The Free Beacon reports the Democratic Party's leading super PAC, Priorities USA Action, plans to spend $6 million this week on political ads criticizing the president over the Chinese coronavirus. A key money man behind the move is liberal billionaire George Soros...

Doctor: I treated 350 coronavirus patients with 100% success
A physician in New York state claims he has used the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and zinc to treat 350 patients for COVID-19 with 100 percent success. In a video posted on YouTube, Dr. Vladimir Zelenko said he saw the symptom of shortness of breath resolved within four to six hours, the Gateway Pundit blog reported.

No meeting in Orlando for Southern Baptists
t's been more than seven decades since it happened, but the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention - set for early June in Orlando - has been canceled over concerns with the coronavirus outbreak. Ronnie Floyd is president and CEO of the SBC Executive Committee. In an announcement released Tuesday afternoon, he said it was a step he never expected or wanted to make when he joined the committee.

As Coronavirus Panic Spreads, Living Underground Doesn't Seem So Strange

Monday 23, March 2020

Huge chunk of Yellowstone National Park, the size of Chicago, is 'breathing' in and out due to magma trapped underneath the surface
The Norris Geyser Basin, the oldest, hottest and most dynamic thermal area in the park, was observed to rise 5.9 inches each year from 2013 to 2015 - an unusual event that left researchers baffled. Now, using satellite radar and GPS data, experts have determined the ground deformation was caused by magma intrusions trapped below the basin's surface. As magma made its way to the surface, the pressure pushed rocks above it up and created an erratic pulsating effect, according to National Geographic.

Iran/Hizballah forces relocate HQ from Damascus to Aleppo
Iran's Revolutionary Guards and Hizballah recently relocated their Syrian HQ from Damascus to the northern province of Aleppo, DEBKAflle's military and intelligence sources reveal.They emptied out the "Glass Hours" center near Damascus and established a new command center at the Al-Assad Military Academy some 7km southwest of Aleppo center. This compound can accommodate 2,000 or so armed men.

Netanyahu: The toughest epidemic we've seen since the Middle Ages
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu gave an interview to Channel 13 News on Saturday night, in which he discussed the coronavirus crisis and said that "if there is no choice - we will impose fines on civilians or go to a full closure." Netanyahu thus confirmed a report in Channel 13 News which said that he had been discussing the possible imposition of fines on people who leave their homes for purposes other than equipping themselves with essential products or receiving medical treatment, even though the Ministry of Health's order does not prohibit people from leaving their homes.

Top health official says EVERYONE will get infected...

Pope Calls for Prayer
Italy, Iran and the United States reported soaring new death tolls as the coronavirus pandemic marched relentlessly across the globe Sunday, prompting a scramble in hard-hit regions to set up more hospital beds and replenish the dwindling medical supplies needed to keep health workers safe.

Exclusive: Inside The Military's Top Secret Plans If Coronavirus Cripples the Government
Even as President Trump says he tested negative for coronavirus, the COVID-19 pandemic raises the fear that huge swaths of the executive branch or even Congress and the Supreme Court could also be disabled, forcing the implementation of "continuity of government" plans that include evacuating Washington and "devolving" leadership to second-tier officials in remote and quarantined locations.

Real Estate Billionaire Barrack Says Commercial Mortgages on Brink of Collapse
Real estate billionaire Tom Barrack said the U.S. commercial-mortgage market is on the brink of collapse and predicted a "domino effect" of catastrophic economic consequences if banks and government don't take prompt action to keep borrowers from defaulting. Barrack, chairman and chief executive officer of Colony Capital Inc., warns in a white paper of a chain reaction of margin calls, mass foreclosures, evictions and, potentially, bank failures due to the coronavirus pandemic and consequent shutdown of much of the U.S. economy. The paper was posted late Sunday on online publishing platform Medium.

Israeli doctor in Italy: We no longer help those over 60
Israeli doctor Gai Peleg, who is currently working to save lives in Parma, Italy, told Channel 12 that things are only getting worse as the number of patients keeps growing. Peleg said that, from what he sees and hears in the hospital, the instructions are not to offer access to artificial respiratory machines to patients over 60 as such machines are limited in number.

Church disciplining bishop for affirming Bible
The Episcopal Church has scheduled a disciplinary hearing for the bishop of Albany, William Love, because he teaches that the Bible restricts marriage to one man and one woman. The U.K.'s Christian Institute said Love is being disciplined "because he upholds the biblical position on sex and marriage."

New web threat: Government plan to scan online messages
The Electronic Frontier Foundation said the EARN IT bill sponsored by Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., would spell the end of encryption online. The bill's authors avoided the word "encryption," EFF noted, but they proposed "legislation that enables an all-out assault on encryption."

"It would create a 19-person commission that's completely controlled by the attorney general and law enforcement agencies. And, at the hearing, a vice-president at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children made it clear what he wants the best practices to be," EFF said.

Wednesday 18, March 2020

This is not the end of the world, according to Christians who study the end of the world
It sure might feel apocalyptic. But not if you ask Christian writers and pastors who have spent years focusing their message on the Book of Revelation - the New Testament's final book. It lays out a lurid, poetic vision of the End Times, in which many evangelical leaders interpret it to mean that Jesus will return to Earth, believers will be raptured to heaven and those left behind will suffer seven dreadful years of calamities. Most of these Revelation-focused prophesiers don't see coronavirus as heralding the Second Coming and the end of life on Earth as we know it.

UK rolls out tougher virus action after dire science warning
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government on Tuesday unveiled a huge package of support for businesses to help them survive the introduction of tough new social measures to stem the coronavirus outbreak.

Hello from Italy. Your future is grimmer than you think.

Iran warns virus could kill 'millions' in Islamic Republic
Iran issued its most dire warning yet Tuesday about the outbreak of the new coronavirus ravaging the country, suggesting "millions" could die in the Islamic Republic if people keep traveling and ignoring health guidance.

Top Iranian cleric dies from coronavirus
A top Iranian cleric on Monday became the latest senior Iranian official to succumb to the novel coronavirus, as the Islamic Republic reported yet another record high single-day death toll.

Plague of locusts set to descend upon Middle East in time for Passover
A plague of locusts the likes of which have been unseen for over 30 years is about to hit Africa and the Middle East. Adding to the perfect biblical storm, the current coronavirus pandemic is affecting travel of international experts and in-country gatherings for training to combat the locust threat, said Rome-based Senior Locust Forecasting Officer Keith Cressman on Monday.

Religious freedom sacrificed in coronavirus fight
The coronavirus pandemic that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed more than 7,500 people and threatened the global economy. And now it's being blamed for a loss of religious freedom in nations such as China and Iran, and even the United States, where churches services have been canceled due to restrictions on public gatherings. The warning comes from the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, the independent monitor commissioned by Congress.

MIT PhD reveals sinister theory about coronavirus
A biological engineer with four degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology believes the coronavirus pandemic is being used by "Deep State" bureaucrats to further their agenda. Ayyadurai doesn't believe the outbreak itself is a hoax, urging citizens to follow the guidelines of federal, state and local governments, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Tuesday 17, March 2020

Plague of locusts set to descend upon Middle East in time for Passover
A plague of locusts the likes of which have been unseen for over 30 years is about to hit Africa and the Middle East. Adding to the perfect biblical storm, the current coronavirus pandemic is affecting travel of international experts and in-country gatherings for training to combat the locust threat, said Rome-based Senior Locust Forecasting Officer Keith Cressman on Monday.

IDF orders new safety measures as 3,700 troops quarantined, including a general
The Israel Defense Forces on Monday announced it was stepping up its restrictions on soldiers in a bid to prevent the coronavirus from affecting the military, preventing troops from leaving so-called "closed bases" and checking the temperature of anyone visiting bases housing sensitive equipment.

Israel expands lockdown amid forecast of 10,000-coronavirus victims. Idle hotels turn into quarantine hospitals
More population groups will be confined to their homes in the expanded lockdown announced by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Monday night, March 16 after the number of coronavirus victims rose to 277. Health Ministry director Moshe Bar Simantov warned that the rate of infections was gaining momentum and doubling itself at high speed. If Israel fails to declare a total lockdown on the country, he warned that the number of covid-19 cases forecast will reach 10,000 in 10 days to two weeks.

Churches and coronavirus
As several churches opted to cancel regular church meetings this weekend, Dr. Bret Nicks of the Christian Medical Association asserts that God is not mad about that. He says God expects us to use the brains he blessed us with. "Because of the uncertainty related to this coronavirus, I think that we have definitely heightened concerns far greater than we ever have before," the Association spokesman comments.

Coronavirus threatens your 'digital liberties,' privacy group warns
It may be necessary to curb some civil liberties in times of emergency, such as the coronavirus outbreak, but any measure must he limited and temporary, the the Electronic Frontier Foundation advised Tuesday. "As in other major emergencies in the past, there is a hazard that the data surveillance infrastructure we build to contain COVID-19 may long outlive the crisis it was intended to address," the organization said. "The government and its corporate cooperators must roll back any invasive programs created in the name of public health after [the] crisis has been contained." Closely related to that concern is the worry over transparency.

Italian Mayor: We Can't Cremate Bodies Fast Enough to Keep Up with Coronavirus Deaths
Giorgio Gori - the mayor of Bergamo, Italy - says that it is no longer only the hospitals that are in a state of emergency but also the crematorium responsible for managing the bodies, according to a report by Il Giornale. "The crematory is no longer enough," said Gori. "The oven in the city of Bergamo is unable to dispose of all the work it has to do."

Monday 16, March 2020

The Bible Says That There Will Be "Pestilences" In The Last Days...
US hospitals are preparing for 96 million coronavirus infections and nearly half a million deaths from the outbreak, leaked documents have revealed. Jesus specifically warned us that there would be "pestilences" in the end times, and so if we really are approaching the time of His return this is one of the things that we should be watching for. Of course we don't know if COVID-19 is one of the "pestilences" that Jesus was referring to, but in recent days it has greatly distressed me to see so many Christians attempting to downplay the severity of this virus.

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UK coronavirus crisis 'to last until spring 2021 and could see 7.9m hospitalized'
The coronavirus epidemic in the UK will last until next spring and could lead to 7.9 million people being hospitalised, a secret Public Health England (PHE) briefing for senior NHS officials reveals. The document, seen by the Guardian, is the first time health chiefs tackling the virus have admitted that they expect it to circulate for 12 more months and lead to huge extra strain on an already overstretched NHS.

Italian coronavirus victims over 80 could be 'left to die' in drastic measures
Italian victims aged over 80 may be denied intensive care under drastic measures to deal with the coronavirus outbreak, according to reports. A crisis management unit in Turin has prepared a document to determine which patients receive care.

Who will fight the SBC pandemic?
The Southern Baptist Convention is in the midst of a spiritual pandemic, and it's not going to pass anytime soon. It's spreading. It's infecting more people. It's getting worse. It's ever-more-quickly destroying the Convention - and those who are prepared to treat it are growing ever more scarce.

Holding to biblical sexual morality earns Asbury a rebuke
A private university in Kentucky is the latest Christian school to draw criticism for adhering to biblical sexual ethics. Asbury University - like so many others in Christian academia - is being hard-pressed by the culture to adopt pro-LGBTQ doctrine. Ever since Asbury University reportedly declined to renew the contract of two "LGBTQ-affirming" educators - professor Jon Roller, founder of the school's Worship Arts Program; and assistant professor of music education and voice Jill Campbell - it has been under major scrutiny.

NY now lets minors switch gender on birth certificates
A new policy in New York state allows minors to change the biological sex on their birth certificates to their preferred sex - as a result of a favorable verdict for a pro-LGBT law group. Lambda Legal Senior Attorney Omar Gonzalez-Pagan - serving as counsel in the lawsuit on behalf of a girl, called a "transgender boy," born in Ithaca, New York - was pleased to announced that the Empire State no longer prohibits minors identifying as transgender from "correcting" the sex marker on their birth certificates.

Democrat Rep. Tlaib Retweets: 'F**k a National Day of Prayer'
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) at the weekend retweeted a post on Twitter which said in part "F**k a National day of prayer," in relation to President Trump's call for Americans of all faiths to pray for all those affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

Sex doll with implanted human hair leaves people 'certain it's a real person'
God please forgive us and please come soon Lord Jesus.

Friday 13, March 2020

CDC WORST-CASE SCENARIO: 1.7 MILLION DEATHS...
Between 160 million and 214 million people in the U.S. could be infected over the course of the epidemic, according to one projection. That could last months or even over a year, with infections concentrated in shorter periods, staggered across time in different communities, experts said. As many as 200,000 to 1.7 million people could die.

China hints at denying Americans life-saving coronavirus drugs
Now that the number of new people infected with the coronavirus in China is slowing down, the country's Communist Party is ratcheting up threats against the West, with a particularly nasty warning about access to life-saving drugs aimed at the United States. In an article in Xinhua, the state-run media agency that's largely considered the mouthpiece of the party, Beijing bragged about its handling of COVID-19, a virus that originated in the city of Wuhan and has spread quickly around the world, killing nearly 5,000 people and infecting thousands more. The article also claimed that China could impose pharmaceutical export controls which would plunge America into "the mighty sea of coronavirus."

Up to 150 million Americans could get coronavirus: US projection
Washington (AFP) - Between 70 to 150 million people in the United States could eventually be infected with the novel coronavirus, according to a projection shared with Congress, a lawmaker said Thursday. Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib made the remarks during a hearing of the House of Representatives with members of the president's coronavirus task force, confirming earlier reports by US media outlets including Axios and NBC News.

Pope Francis: The Devil Assails Christians with Vanity and Rage
The devil always goes to extremes in his attacks on Christians, Pope Francis said Wednesday, either through the soft sell of worldly glory and comfort or the violence of enraged persecution. In his live-streamed morning Mass at the chapel of his Santa Marta residence in the Vatican, Pope Francis prayed for victims of the coronavirus, while focusing in his homily on the works of the devil.

Catholic churches across Rome shut due to virus
All Catholic churches across Rome have been closed to stem the spread of a coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 1,000 people across Italy. The churches will reopen when a broader Italian government crackdown on public gatherings expires on April 3, Cardinal Angelo De Donatis, the papal vicar for Rome, said in a statement.

Massive 'David' statue topples at cemetery...
It's only a little bit ironic that a statue of David, the biblical hero famous for bringing down Goliath with only a slingshot and a stone, met a similar fate in Glendale. That's what happened Sunday morning when the full-size marble reproduction of Michelangelo's "David" on display at Forest Lawn Memorial Park toppled over and broke into pieces. But, rather than being knocked down with a rock aimed at its head, the 17-foot-tall statue seemingly fell of its own accord.

If Biden becomes president, he will declare war on your religious freedoms
f you affirm what the Bible says about homosexual practice and biological sex and you oppose the LGBTQ+ indoctrination of your children, Joe Biden says you are guilty of "hate" - and under his plan, you will be punished by the law.

Wednesday 11, March 2020

Iran: 'Zionists Developed the Coronavirus'
Having already speculated that the coronavirus is an American-made biological weapon, the Iranian regime took the next natural step over the weekend and claimed the disease was created by "Zionists" who want to start a war with Iran. The Jerusalem Post noted that Iran's state-run PressTV "has been pushing antisemitic conspiracies about the coronavirus to distract from the mullah regime's mishandling of the pandemic."

U.N. Report on Religious Freedom Reads Like LGBT Manifesto
A recently released United Nations report on religious freedom that was presented to the Human Rights Council deserves a sharp rebuke. While appearing reasonable at different junctures, the report is nothing but a frontal assault on religious autonomy and religious freedom. No wonder it was criticized by senior Vatican officials.

The United Nations Is Coming For Your Religion
The United Nations' special rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief said in a report presented to the Human Rights Council that faith must not be used to justify violence or discrimination, and that when religion seems to provoke acts of violence or discrimination - particularly against women and gays and transgenders - then the global body's own equal rights' protections must take priority over the religious teachings.

St. Paul City Council Votes to Establish 'Abortion Providers Appreciation Day': Mar. 10
The seven members of the St. Paul City Council voted unanimously last week to establish March 10 as Abortion Providers Appreciation Day, a day to honor the men and women who terminate pregnancies. The vote occurred on March 4, the same day the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a case about whether Louisiana can require that abortionists acquire admitting privileges to nearby hospitals.

Tuesday 10, March 2020

US military cancels plans to purchase more Iron Dome missile defense batteries
The U.S. military is canceling plans to purchase more Iron Dome missile defense batteries from an Israeli defense firm because of difficulties integrating them into the Army's existing air defense systems. At issue is Israel's refusal to provide the U.S. military with certain data, including Iron Dome's source code, which details how the system works and could aid in integration, The Times of Israel reported.

Abortion: The Painful Truth
Studies continue to prove that preborn babies can feel pain in abortion, which, according to one pro-life doctor, poses a moral consideration. Two doctors, Stuart Derbyshire and John C. Bockmann, have published a new academic paper titled "Reconsidering Fetal Pain." According to Dr. David Prentice of the Charlotte Lozier Institute, it is an exhaustive review of scientific literature on whether the babies can feel pain.

Unprecedented challenges loom over 2020 elections
When asked what kept him up at night, Ben Wikler, who is responsible for delivering a must-win state in November as chairman of the Wisconsin Democratic Party, used to answer, "unknown unknowns." He no longer has to wonder what such a risk might look like. Presidential campaigns, parties and state election officials are scrambling to heed health warnings while safeguarding the democratic process against a growing coronavirus epidemic whose scope is difficult to predict.

Italy Quarantines Entire Country
Italy woke up on to deserted streets in an unprecedented lockdown on Tuesday after the government extended quarantine measures across the entire country in a bid to slow Europe's worst outbreak of the coronavirus.

Quarantine henceforth imposed on all arrivals in Israel. Coronavirus infections rise to 50
Arrivals from foreign parts anywhere must go into 14 days of home quarantine, according to new restrictions announced by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Sunday night, M\arch 9, to curtail the spread of covid-19. This directive applies to Israelis from Sunday night and to tourists three days later. The interior minister Aryeh Deri warned that backdating this directive would send 268,000 people into quarantine, an untenable situation

Midwest farmers face a crisis... Hundreds are dying by suicide
One by one, the three men from the same close-knit community took their own lives. Their deaths spanned a two-year stretch starting in mid-2015 and shook the village of Georgetown, Ohio, about 40 miles southeast of Cincinnati. All of the men were in their 50s and 60s. All were farmers.

10th Quake Felt Off Northern California as Odd Pattern Forms...
A 5.8-magnitude earthquake reported Sunday 53 miles west of Petrolia, California, was one of 10 recorded in the area in 24 hours, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The other nine ranged from a 2.5-magnitude quake to a 4.9, and people from hundreds of miles away reported feeling them, the survey said. Mapping showed the first nine occurred in an elliptical shape that was growing to the west. Read more here: https://www.sacbee.com/news/nation-world/national/article241021591.html#storylink=cpy

Monday 09, March 2020

Iran nearly triples stockpile of enriched uranium, UN agency says
Iran has nearly tripled its stockpile of enriched uranium since November in violation of its deal with world powers, U.N. atomic watchdog agency said Tuesday, while raising new questions about possible nuclear-related activities and undeclared nuclear material at three locations. The International Atomic Energy Agency made the statement in a confidential report distributed to member countries that was seen by The Associated Press. The agency said as of Feb. 19, Iran's total stockpile of low-enriched uranium amounted to 1,020.9 kilograms (1.1 tons), compared to 372.3 kilograms on Nov. 3, 2019, noted in its November report.

North Korea fires 3 unidentified projectiles toward East Sea
North Korea fired three unidentified projectiles into the East Sea on Monday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said, a week after the communist regime fired two short-range projectiles. The projectiles were fired northeastward from areas near its eastern town of Sondok in Hamgyong Province, the JCS said in a brief release. Other details, including their type, flight range and altitude, were not immediately available.

U.S. Military Dispatches Crisis Response Units To Mexican Border
The task forces are part of the Department of Defense's mission to support the CBP, which has faced difficulty this year with large migrant caravans flooding the border. "At peak of the crisis in May 2019, there were more than 4,800 aliens crossing the border daily – representing an average of more than three apprehensions per minute," the CBP said. Under the new plan, more than 150 troops will be shifted from their standby location in Louisiana to the southern border, CNN reported. About 80 will go to the Paso del Norte port of entry in Texas and another 80 will go to the San Ysidro port of entry in California. All will arrive before Sunday and will be in place for two weeks.

Greek Border in Flames as Migrants Keep Trying to Break Through
Dramatic pictures and video are emerging of fires raging along the border between Greece and Turkey, as migrants - aided and even armed by the Turks, according to the Greeks - continue their efforts to force their way in. The European Union, including the United Kingdom, funneled billions of euros to the Islamist government in Ankara in an effort to persuade it to bring the migrant crisis under a modicum of control after hundreds of thousands of illegal border crossings, often by sea, in 2015-16.

Oil plunges 25 percent, markets sink as Russia-Saudi Arabia feud threatens coronavirus-weakened economy
Oil prices were plunging by nearly 25 percent late Sunday, triggering broader global market losses, as a dispute among producers could lead an economy already weakened by coronavirus facing a major oversupply of crude. Dow Jones, S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures were firmly in correction territory, down over 12 percent from their recent all-time highs.

Anxiety in an aging Congress as coronavirus marches across U.S.
Members of Congress are becoming increasingly anxious about coronavirus, and there is growing pressure on leadership to take steps to protect lawmakers — even potentially recessing for a period of weeks - two Democratic congressional sources said Sunday. Multiple sources said anxiety was on the rise among lawmakers as more cases are reported and the virus spreads.

At Harvard forum, three who know warn of 'most daunting virus' in half a century
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - For a veteran epidemiologist, an authority on homeland security, and a global health reporter, the outbreak of the novel coronavirus is the type of emergency they had long anticipated. But now that it is here, the three experts said Friday, they still couldn't help but feel the monumentality of what they were watching unfold.

AOC says Right is 'weaponizing Scripture'
Self-declared socialist and so-called "Catholic" Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is comparing President Donald Trump and other religious liberty advocates to racist slave owners, accusing them of "weaponizing" the Bible to "justify bigotry." The New York Democrat – who last year compared border detention centers to concentration camps - continued her fact-deprived attack on the Trump administration during a House Oversight Committee hearing Thursday, arguing it is guilty of waging a "religious liberty assault on LGBTQ rights."

Are Schumer's threats against conservative justices a foretaste of what's to come?
Senator Chuck Schumer's threats against Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh are not only outrageous and dangerous. They could well be a precursor of what we can expect should the Supreme Court advance the pro-life cause. There will be rage. There will be intimidation. There will be threats. And there will be violence. The same people who were scratching and pounding the Supreme Court doors during the Kavanaugh hearings will not sit quietly should Roe v. Wade be overturned.

Friday 06, March 2020

Damascus says Israeli airstrikes target bases near Homs, southern Syria
Damascus said early Thursday that Israel was carrying out airstrikes in central and southern Syria and that its air defenses had engaged the missiles. The state-run SANA news agency said "our air defense confronted an Israeli missile attack in the southwest of Quneitra province" in the south and also an area in the center of the country. Quneitra is just over the border with the Israeli Golan Heights.

Syria Conflict Is Shifting From a Proxy War to a Clash of Superpowers

Potential pandemic looms, says WHO, as covid-19 spreads to 12 new countries in 24 hours and global markets slump
Nigeria reported the first case of coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa on Friday, Feb. 28, one of 46 countries outside China reporting 3,700 cases and 57 deaths so far. Global markets had their worst day since the 2008, raising recession fears. World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in Geneva Thursday night that "all nations should prepare themselves for a potential pandemic," as nations outside China now account for three-quarters of the new infections.

As the coronavirus spreads, one study predicts that even the best-case scenario is 15 million dead and a $2.4 trillion hit to global GDP
The coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed nearly 3,300 people and infected more than 95,000. The virus, which causes a disease known as COVID-19, has spread to at least 81 countries. More than 150 cases have been reported in the US, including 11 deaths across two states. The World Health Organization has declared the outbreak an international public-health emergency and warned that the window of opportunity to contain it is narrowing.

Thursday 05, March 2020

Iran resumes uranium enrichment in new step away from nuclear deal
Iran has resumed uranium enrichment at its underground Fordow facility, taking the next step in its stage-by-stage move away from its nuclear deal with the west. The country's atomic energy organization said early on Thursday that uranium gas had successfully been injected into 1,044 centrifuges, in the presence of UN inspectors.

Iran says 'no obligation' to let UN nuclear watchdog into certain sites
Tehran has no obligation to grant the UN's nuclear watchdog access to sites in Iran when it deems that requests are based on "fabricated information," Iran's UN ambassador in Vienna says.

Israel heads for Netanyahu-led minority government. Fourth election? low option
The outcome of Israel's third election in 11 months points to at least half the electorate's overwhelming desire for continuity in government rather than the chaos of another deadlocked ballot and the resulting economic havoc. For this reason, Binyamin Netanyahu's Likud and its right-wing bloc came in first, trailed by their challenger, Benny Gantz's Kahol Lavan.

Super-rich to 'live forever by implanting brains in human-like robots'
The super-rich will soon be able to "live forever" thanks to sophisticated scientific breakthroughs effectively bringing about the end of death, experts believe. Speaking to Daily Star Online, futurologist and former Labour MP Dr Ian Pearson said that the next few decades will see the blurring of lines between humans and machines.

Iran's virus death toll climbs to 92 as first vice president said infected
Iran announced Wednesday that the new coronavirus has killed 92 people amid 2,922 confirmed cases across the Islamic Republic, the highest death toll in the world outside of China.

Coronavirus: US banks ready disaster plans: sources
Large US banks have begun testing crisis measures in case of a broader coronavirus outbreak that prevents staff from going to work, banking sources told AFP. PMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and Citigroup have asked hundreds of workers to work from home as part of emergency preparedness.

Israel severely restricts entry from Europe due to virus
Israel on Wednesday imposed tough new travel restrictions on five European nations due to fears of coronavirus, barring entry to almost all non-residents of the Jewish state arriving from these affected countries. Israel had earlier in the day ordered all citizens and residents returning from the five countries -- France, Germany, Spain, Austria and Switzerland -- into 14-day home quarantine upon entering the country.

Newest bill from CA lawmaker: Punish stores for 'girl' aisle
A bill in California that would ban boys' and girls' aisles in retail stores was authored by a liberal politician with a history of introducing far-left measures. AB 2826 was introduced by Assemblyman Evan Low whose bill would require "gender-neutral" floor spaces or face a $1,000 fine.

Monday 02, March 2020

Jordan's PM: Peace treaty with Israel endangered due to Israel's "unilateral measures"
n an interview with CNN, Jordanian Prime Minister Omar Razzaz stated that his country's peace treaty with the State of Israel was in jeopardy. When pressed, he specified that Israel's "unilateral measures" and the Israeli government's "violation of the sanctity of Muslim and Christian endowments in Jerusalem" were responsible for the friction between the two countries, adding that diplomatic relations are now at their lowest ebb since the peace treaty was signed.

Archbishop Jan Lenga: Pope Francis is 'Usurper and Heretic,' 'Leading the World Astray'
Archbishop Lenga has rejected the order to be silent, issued this month by Polish Bishop Wieslaw Mering, because no one in the Polish church apparently has the authority to silence him, reported Crux.com. "Christ gave me authority through the church to proclaim the truth, and I'll do so as long as I live," said Lenga, 69, as reported by Crux.com. "I won't yield to degradation by those whose own statements and actions are entangled with heresy and sectarianism."

Satanic-like scenes on Portmarnock beach as walkers stumble across creepy pig heads on spikes
Bloody pig heads were placed on spikes and displayed in front of creeped-out walkers on a North Dublin beach. Spooky images have emerged showing the heads on Portmarnock Beach on Wednesday morning leaving everybody scared and confused. One walker even rang gardai she was so freaked out by the satanic-looking scene. The display was actually part of a photoshoot by young filmmakers - although those who took part left the beach without bringing the animal parts with them.

France closes the Louvre as virus spreads to new fronts
Coronavirus cases surged in Italy, and France closed the world-famous Louvre Museum as the epidemic that began in China sent fear rising across Western Europe, threatening its tourism industry.

President Erdogan says 'MILLIONS' of migrants will head to Europe and the continent must share the migrant 'burden' after opening Turkey's borders, as Greeks say they fear 'invasion'
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told Europe it will have to take the 'burden' of 'millions' of incoming migrants as Greece today tried to fend off an 'invasion' of people after Turkey threw open its borders. More than 13,000 migrants have gathered on the Turkish side of the river which runs 125 miles along the frontier and separates them from Greece, and therefore the EU. Greek police were today firing tear gas against crowds who were trying to cross the border, with some migrants trying to swim across rivers or squeeze through fences, although only dozens have succeeded so far.

Friday 28, February 2020

Barr Warns of Erosion of Religion, Centralization of Government, 'Monolithic' Media
"We live at a time when religion, long an essential pillar of our society, is being driven from the public square," Attorney General William Barr told the National Religious Broadcasters Convention in Nashville on Wednesday. "Thank God we have the National Religious Broadcasters to counter that effort. You have boldly shown that media can serve higher ends: the safeguarding of faith as well as the cultivation of the classical virtues of the mind and heart that maintain our republican experiment in self-governance."

Rev. Graham: 'Evil' Is 'Actively Promoted by Virtually Every Segment of Our Society'
Commenting on how sexual immorality and abortion were once condemned by our society but are now "celebrated" and promoted," Evangelical leader Franklin Graham said this was a direct result of a decline in following God's Word. He added that "evil" is being "actively promoted by virtually every segment of or society."

Stock market live updates: Dow loses 3,200 points and counting on week, bond yields collapsing
Global stocks markets have lost $6 trillion in value over the past six days, according to S&P Dow Jones Indices. Stock markets around the world are plunging into correction territory as investors fear the surging of coronavirus cases outside of China will escalate the deadly virus to a pandemic. The market sell-off also wiped about $4 trillion from U.S. stocks in the same period, according to the firm's Senior Index Analyst Howard Silverblatt.

How Daily Life Could Change If Coronavirus Spreads Within The US
Officials at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have warned that it's not a question of if, but when the novel coronavirus will spread in the United States - and communities are urged to prepare for the virus that has already killed thousands and sickened 10s of thousands more worldwide. How could the possible spread of coronavirus change our daily lives? Schools, businesses, hospitals and first responders could all be impacted, according to the CDC.

California is monitoring at least 8,400 people for the coronavirus
California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday that 33 people have tested positive for COVID-19 and the state is currently monitoring at least 8,400 others, a day after U.S. health officials confirmed the first possible community transmission of the coronavirus in a Solano County resident.

VIRUS FEARS Deadly coronavirus could infect 80 per cent of Brits and kill 500,000 in 'worst case scenario', document reveals
A memo seen by The Sun last night states that the "reasonable worst case" involves "up to 80 per cent of the population being infected". The document by the National Security Communications Team warns: "The current planning assumption is that 2-3 per cent of symptomatic cases will result in a ­fatality." Around half a million Brits - mostly the elderly or those with pre-existing illnesses - would be killed under this scenario, according to health sources.

Potential pandemic looms, says WHO, as covid-19 spreads to 12 new countries in 24 hours and global markets slump
Nigeria reported the first case of coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa on Friday, Feb. 28, one of 46 countries outside China reporting 3,700 cases and 57 deaths so far. Global markets had their worst day since the 2008, raising recession fears. World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in Geneva Thursday night that "all nations should prepare themselves for a potential pandemic," as nations outside China now account for three-quarters of the new infections.

Thursday 27, February 2020

Terrorist expert: Bad idea for U.S. to leave Afghanistan
A counter-terrorism and armed conflict specialist provides some insight to the U.S.-Taliban peace negotiations, as President Trump attempts to bring the country one step closer to a historic agreement that has been proposed to end America's longest war. Animesh Roul is a founding member and executive director of the New Delhi-based policy research group Society for the Study of Peace and Conflict (SSPC). As a specialist in counterterrorism, terror financing, and armed conflict and violence in South Asia, OneNewsNow spoke to the India-based scholar about the Taliban peace deal negotiation and President Trump's subsequent troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.

1 in 5 Europeans says secret Jewish cabal runs the world, survey finds
That's the feeling among a fifth of the 16,000 respondents to a survey among Europeans from 16 countries. The same number also agreed with the statement that "Jews exploit Holocaust victimhood for their own needs."

Bernie would consider removing U.S. Embassy from Jerusalem
Democratic presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders says he would consider moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv. "I am very proud of being Jewish. I actually lived in Israel for some months," he continued. "But what I happen to believe is that right now, sadly, tragically, in Israel, through Bibi Netanyahu, you have a reactionary racist who is now running that country."

47% of mainline pastors support same-sex marriage
Results from a nationwide survey reveal that nearly half (a whopping 47%) of mainline pastors approve of and "see nothing wrong" with same-sex marriage. Lifeway Research conducted a phone survey on 1,000 Protestant pastors to get their take on same-sex marriage and civil unions between August 30 and September 24 last year and compared it with results from previous surveys taken in 2018 and 2010, and a nearly double-digit (9%) increase in approval of the former was registered over the decade.

'It's never too early to teach kids that being queer is totally normal'
Popular digital media company BuzzFeed is known for pushing a left-wing agenda, and it exemplified such a reputation once again over the weekend by publishing a list with the social media headline "It's never too early to teach kids that being queer is totally normal," the subhead for the article states.

Lies: Drag queen child molesters not screened for story hour
Busted. That's the claim from a watchdog group about public officials who are accused of lying to the public about running a background check on drag queens who read books during story hour to children at a California public library. In Chula Vista, California, residents of the city have protested the library drag queen presentations to little children, but the city allowed them to go on as planned. This is despite the fact the school did not even check if the drag queens had a criminal history.

Disney to introduce first gay animated character in 'Onward'
Disney is unveiling its first openly gay animated character in the new Pixar movie "Onward." The movie, which debuts in theaters March 6, reportedly introduces a self-identified lesbian character named Officer Specter, who is a purple cyclops. The officer is voiced by actress and screenwriter Lena Waithe, who is a lesbian in real life.