November 22, 2016 Truth2Freedom Briefing Report (US•World•Christian)


Nov. 22, 2016 |


About 250 pilots employed by a subsidiary of Air Transport Services Group Inc. went on strike to protest alleged staffing shortages at the cargo carrier, threatening to ground flights for Inc. and DHL Worldwide Express during the busy holiday shopping season.

OPEC is on course to finalize the details of the Algiers accord to cut oil production at a meeting in Vienna on Tuesday, said a delegate from Nigeria. “There is certainty that everybody is on board.”

The International Energy Agency forecasts that global gasoline consumption has all but peaked as more efficient cars and the advent of electric vehicles from new players such as Tesla Motors Inc. halt demand growth in the next 25 years. That shift will have profound consequences for the oil-refining industry because gasoline accounts for one in four barrels consumed worldwide.

Samples of store-brand aloe gel purchased at national retailers Wal-Mart, Target and CVS showed no indication of the plant in various lab tests. The products all listed aloe barbadensis leaf juice – another name for aloe vera – as either the No. 1 ingredient or No. 2 after water.

AP Top Stories

A powerful earthquake rocked northern Japan early on Tuesday, briefly disrupting cooling functions at a nuclear plant and generating a small tsunami that hit the same Fukushima region devastated by a 2011 quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster. The magnitude 7.4 earthquake, which was felt in Tokyo, sent thousands of residents fleeing for higher ground as dawn broke along the northeastern coast. There were no reports of deaths or serious injuries.

Authorities on Monday defended their decision to douse protesters with water during a skirmish in subfreezing weather near the Dakota Access oil pipeline, and organizers said at least 17 protesters were taken to the hospital – including some who were treated for hypothermia.

New research documents another decline in dementia rates but experts say the rising numbers of older Americans may halt that trend unless better ways are found to keep brains healthy.

Incoming White House chief of staff Reince Priebus says President-elect Donald Trump’s administration is “not going to rule out anything” when it comes to immigration. But Priebus appeared to suggest the creation of a Muslim registry is not in Trump’s plans.

Willie Rogers, the oldest surviving member of the original Tuskegee Airmen, has died at the age of 101.

The number of HIV-infected people taking anti-retroviral medicine has doubled in just five years, the UN said Monday, while highlighting high infection rates among young African women. A new report by UNAIDS said it was on course to hit a target of 30 million people on ARV treatment by 2020.

A court in Cambodia has charged an Australian woman and two local associates for providing commercial surrogacy services – a practice the country banned last month after becoming a popular global destination for would-be parents seeking women to give birth to their children.

Police broke up a terror ring plotting an attack in France after arresting seven suspects in Strasbourg and Marseille over the weekend, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Monday.

Wall Street’s three main indexes hit records again on Tuesday, with the Dow topping 19,000 points for the first time ever, as the Donald Trump-fueled rally continued, with investors buying into a market primed to benefit from his pro-growth policies. The Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq and small cap Russell 2000 indexes all closed at record highs on Monday, the first such instance since December 1999.


Masked men have robbed two Qatari women and their driver on a motorway north of Paris, taking valuables worth $5.6m, police sources said.

A motorway pile-up involving 56 vehicles has killed 17 people in China. The crash happened on Monday morning on an icy road in North China’s province of Shanxi.

Two people died in Melbourne, Australia, from a rare phenomenon known as “thunderstorm asthma”, after a storm hit. Paramedics and hospitals were stretched to their limits as thousands phoned to report breathing problems. The trigger was an extreme level of rye grass pollen in the air.

Egypt’s highest appeal court has overturned a life sentence handed down to ousted President Mohammed Morsi. The Court of Cassation ordered that the 65-year-old be retried on the charge of conspiring to commit terrorist acts with foreign organizations.

Seven fishermen owe Captain Radhika Menon their lives. After their engine failed and their anchor was lost off the coast of India’s Andhra Pradesh state in June last year, the men were left stranded in dangerous waters. They drifted helplessly for a week in the Bay of Bengal until an oil tanker under the command of Capt Menon came to their rescue. Her efforts have now been recognized with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea, handed out in London on Monday. Not only is Capt Menon the first female captain in the Indian Merchant Navy, but she is the only woman to have won the award, which recognises those who risk their own lives to save others at sea.

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has withdrawn a bill that pardons men convicted of sex with underage girls if they have married them.

Police in eastern Ukraine have arrested a teacher accused of trying to sell a 13-year-old girl for $10,000.

The number of people living under siege in Syria has doubled this year to almost one million, the UN said.


The Denver Sheriff Department will accept a penalty from the Department of Justice after a federal probe found it wrongly made U.S. citizenship a job requirement during a recent hiring spree.

Hampshire College has decided not to fly any flags on campus, after an American flag was burned at the college.

Top News – 11/22/2016

Proof Of George Soros Nazi Past Finally Comes To Light With Discovery Of Forgotten Interview
When Hitler’s henchman Adolf Eichmann arrived in Hungary, to oversee the murder of that country’s Jews, George Soros ended up with a man whose job was confiscating property from the Jewish population. Soros went with him on his rounds. George Soros has repeatedly called 1944 “The Best Year of his Life.”

ISIS is Islam, says archbishop of Canterbury
“At last, someone who is willing to approach the truth. This shouldn’t even be controversial: nothing is more obvious than the fact that ISIS has everything to do with Islam.”

Judge urges new citizens to leave US if they can’t accept Trump
“I can assure you that whether you voted for him or you did not vote for him,” the television report quoted him as saying of the president-elect, “if you are a citizen of the United States, he is your president. He will be your president, and if you do not like that, you need to go to another country.”

Reconditioning the brain to overcome fear
Researchers have discovered a way to remove specific fears from the brain, using a combination of artificial intelligence and brain scanning technology. Their technique could lead to a new way of treating patients with conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and phobias.

At the end of October, a hole in the sun’s atmosphere lashed Earth’s magnetic field with solar wind, sparking moderately-strong geomagnetic storms and almost a full week of Arctic auroras. News flash: It’s back. The same “coronal hole” is turning toward Earth again.

Ancient Secret of Daniel’s 70 Weeks Predicts End of Days Will Come This Year
An obscure 300-year old interpretation of the Book of Daniel presents a precise calculation which indicates the prophet spoke of this year as bringing the end of days. One rabbi agrees, believing that Daniel’s ancient, hidden secrets are being revealed now as never before.

New Zealand’s North Island hit by 5.6 magnitude earthquake – less than a week after powerful tremor killed two people
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 has struck central New Zealand, little more than a week after a powerful tremor killed two people. The quake hit Hawke’s Bay on Tuesday at 1.19pm, off the coast of the North Island and 138 km from Palmerston North, at a depth of 37 km and residents said they had been feeling tremors all morning.

Why did the Russian Prime Minister just visit Jerusalem and Jericho? Moscow is moving aggressively to fill the vacuum Obama created in the Middle East
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev are moving aggressively to meet with Middle Eastern leaders, court them, woo them, sell them weapons, sell them nuclear technology, and whisper in their ears that Moscow — not Washington — is the friend and ally they can trust over the long haul.

High Court considers home demolition for Jewish extremists
The High Court of Justice held discussions on Monday on whether the policy of home demolition should be extend to Jewish murders of Arabs. The talks took place on the heels of a petition submitted by the family of Mohammed Abu Khdeir ,16—who was kidnapped and brutally murdered by Jewish terrorists in July 2014—calling for the homes of the culprits to be destroyed.

Teenager films ‘meteorite’ burning across sky following Japanese earthquake
A teenager has filmed a ‘ meteorite ‘ burning across the sky shortly after the Japanese earthquake struck. The teen, known as Asuka, 16, from Japan, filmed the extraordinary sight trailing across the evening sky this evening. A rough translation of her Tweet accompanying the video says: “A movie I took while preparing to die.

Putin moves his missiles in new threat to Europe
Russia is deploying short-range ballistic missiles to its western European enclave, it emerged yesterday as President Putin threatened “counter-measures” against Nato expansion. A senior Russian MP said that Moscow would permanently station the nuclear-capable missiles in Kaliningrad, a region between the Nato states of Poland and Lithuania, in retaliation for a military build-up by the alliance in eastern Europe.

Fukushima: Japan lifts tsunami alert after 7.4 quake
Japan has lifted the tsunami advisories issued after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit its eastern coast. The quake struck near Fukushima at about 06:00 local time (21:00 GMT Monday), triggering initial warnings of 3m (9.8ft) high waves. The waves which eventually hit the coast were much smaller. Thousands were asked to evacuate the area and minor injuries were reported.

Donald Trump: US to quit TPP on first day in office
President-elect Donald Trump says the US will quit the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on his first day in the White House. He made the announcement in a video message outlining what he intends to do first when he takes office in January. The TPP trade deal was signed by 12 countries which together cover 40% of the world’s economy.

‘Erdogan hasn’t changed, he’s still hostile to Israel and supports Hamas’
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has not decreased his hostility to Israel and continues to serve as a patron to Hamas and other terrorist groups… Sa’ar’s comments…came a week after Israel and Turkey essentially resumed full diplomatic ties…and a day after Erdogan gave an interview…in which he refused to back down from comparisons of Israel’s actions…to those of the Nazis.

Feds seek help spying on ‘news articles, blog posts’
The U.S. government has released newly developed software to researchers to enable them to spy on “news articles, blog posts” and the like, according to a new report in Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin.

(Video) India Panics As Gold Price Shyrockets After Currency Ban
Pastor Dowell talks about the currency panic in India.

Politics Election is over but the Clinton emails keep coming
You thought just because Hillary Clinton lost that the email releases would stop? Wrong. Judicial Watch recently received 508 pages of documents, including emails, that the conservative group says shows possible conflicts of interest between Hillary Clinton’s State Department and her husband, former President Bill Clinton.

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Japan Off Fukushima, Tsunami Warning Issued – Live Feed
A powerful earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of M7.3 on the Richter scale, since reduced to M6.9 by the USGS, struck Japan 156 miles northeast of Tokyo at 5:59am local time.

DRAMA: Trump reportedly explodes at media bigwigs in off-record meeting
President-elect Donald Trump on Monday reportedly lashed out at several top media executives and their outlets in a high-profile meeting, according to The New York Post.

Foes pile on Ellison in DNC chair fight
Keith Ellison, an early favorite to become the next Democratic National Committee chairman, has hit his first roadblock. The Minnesota congressman and Bernie Sanders ally is facing growing resistance to the idea of electing another party chairman who is a sitting member of Congress.

Californians might vote in 2018 on taking steps toward secession in a ‘Calexit’
In 2018, the issue of whether California should secede from the union could come to a head.

The Briefing 11-22-16

Who can forgive sin? Pope Francis extends dispensation of forgiveness for women who’ve had an abortion

China considers lifting sanctions against out-of-wedlock births to boost low birth rate

Tinder goes non-binary: Online dating site adds 37+ gender options for users

No moral responsibility? Surgeon General says addiction should be treated like disease.

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ACTUAL reporter Glenn Greenwald breaks down Trump’s dressing down of the “mainstream” press yesterday

wolf_blitzer_2011-ccThe “mainstream” press, the #oldmedia, the #cronymedia deserved what they got from Trump in Trump Tower yesterday. The level of bias, and let’s be honest it went WAY WAY beyond bias, against Trump in the recent election was unprecedented in the modern political era. Indeed the media we now know openly colluded with Hillary Clinton against Donald Trump. But despite this, despite the power the #oldmedia thought they still retained, Trump won. He beat the media partisans badly.

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When Americans Shall Say ‘Peace And Safety’…

earthquake-apocalypse-public-domainMillions of Americans are expecting a new “golden age” for America under Donald Trump, but is that what they are going to get?  There is always optimism when a new president is elected, but I don’t know if I have ever seen anything like the euphoria that many Trump supporters are expressing right now.  Look, I voted for Donald Trump and I want him to be as successful as possible.  But when Donald Trump becomes our next president on January 20th, that does not mean that all of the great problems that our nation is facing will somehow magically disappear.  If you listen to some people, they make it sound like America is going to experience nothing but peace, prosperity and blessing for decades to come.  I would love it if that was indeed going to be the case, but unfortunately that is simply not the truth. (Read More….)

November 22, 2016
CLIFF KINCAID — With radical Muslim Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) already in the running for chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), another extremist is considering entering the race. Ilyse Hogue, the president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, made a name for herself at the Democratic National Convention with a speech proclaiming that she had an abortion because a baby would interfere with her career plans…. (more)

November 21, 2016
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has informed Trump transition insiders that he would accept the nomination to take the place of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, potentially cementing the power of the court’s conservative wing for decades, according to sources…. (more)

November 21, 2016
BYRON YORK — President-elect Trump’s transition team knew that nominating Jeff Sessions for Attorney General would set off controversy. Democrats and their allies in the press have at key times in the past called Sessions a racist – – they’re now using the Alabama senator’s full name, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, to heighten the Old South effect – – and now, as they oppose Trump at nearly every turn, they’ve turned to race again…. (more)

November 20, 2016
CLIFF KINCAID — Before Election Day, the liberal media were speculating about the demise of the Republican Party. However, the media misjudged the electorate before November 8 and they are misjudging it again. It’s the Democratic Party that faces an uncertain future…. (more)

November 20, 2016
WASHINGTON POST — One of the nation’s leading immigration hard-liners is working with Donald Trump’s presidential transition team. Kris Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state, told a Wichita-based television station he was consulting with Trump insiders on the future of U.S. immigration policy. “I’m a member of the immigration policy transition team, and there’s going to be a lot to do there, in part because Mr. Trump and Mr. Obama are diametrical opposites when it comes to immigration policy, so there will be a lot of changes,” Kobach told KWCH…. (more)

November 20, 2016
THE GAZETTE — Senate Democrats are not going to be able to block Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions bid to become attorney general. And they can’t do much to stop Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo from assuming the helm of the CIA. And they have only themselves to thank for it…. (more)

November 20, 2016
WESLEY PRUDEN — The Democrats and their media acolytes keep sorting through the entrails of road kill looking for clues to find the disaster to unmake the making of the president. So far nothing has worked. First someone had the bright idea that the losers could petition the electors in the Electoral College to cast their votes for Hillary Clinton as a gesture of generosity and the way to “bring us together” again. The electors would have an epiphany, like the Apostle Paul’s on the road to Damascus, and vote to make Hillary the president after all…. (more)

November 20, 2016
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY — When a couple of lawyers lecture you about your “fundamental misunderstanding of our Constitution and the relative powers of Congress and the president in foreign policy,” ask yourself this: Have they cited the provisions of constitutional or statutory law they claim you’ve misunderstood? If not, if they’re hiding the ball, you’re probably being conned…. (more)

November 19, 2016

WASHINGTON POST — President-elect Donald Trump announced Friday that he plans to nominate Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) as attorney general and Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) as CIA director, a pair of hard-line conservatives who offer early signs of the shape of Trump’s Cabinet…. (more)

November 19, 2016
WASHINGTON TIMES — Bummer. President-elect Donald Trump’s choice of conservative Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions is proving to be something of a buzzkill to the nation’s marijuana entrepreneurs, who fear his record opposing legalized pot could mean an abrupt halt to the industry’s recent success under President Obama…. (more)

November 19, 2016
SUSAN FERRECHIO — Donald Trump’s election upset will likely shrink what was once poised to be a protracted post-election, lame-duck session of Congress, and that’s just fine with Democrats and Republicans…. (more)

November 19, 2016
WASHINGTON TIMES — The administration has already taken the first step to accommodate President-elect Trump’s positions, agreeing Friday to take a timeout on President Obama’s push to kick-start his 2014 deportation amnesty. In documents filed with a federal judge in Texas the Justice Department said that in light of the new management that will take over next year, the case should be suspended…. (more)

November 19, 2016
WASHINGTON TIMES — President-elect Donald Trump says he’ll abandon his predecessor’s global climate change deal, but that didn’t stop the Obama administration this week from rolling out a new, even more ambitious plan to cut U.S. emissions by 80 percent by 2050, undermining the incoming president on the world stage two months before his inauguration…. (more)

November 19, 2016

NEWSMAX — U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has agreed to settle fraud lawsuits relating to his Trump University series of real estate seminars for $25 million, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday…. (more)

November 19, 2016
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — The right-leaning Wall Street Journal editorial board is calling on President-elect Trump to let go of his business empire when he becomes the nation’s next president in January…. (more)

November 19, 2016

ASSOCIATED PRESS — Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas called on fellow conservatives Thursday to continue the work of the late Justice Antonin Scalia to keep the power of the courts and other branches of government in check…. (more)

November 19, 2016
CHELSEA SCHILLING — The mainstream media are going wild circulating a viral list of so-called “fake news” websites – – and the list includes established news sites like WND, Breitbart, Red State, the Daily Wire and Project Veritas – – but WND has found a leftist, Trump-bashing assistant professor in Massachusetts who specialized in “fat studies” is behind the effort to target and discredit legitimate news organizations…. (more)

November 18, 2016
SUSAN FERRECHIO — President-elect Trump made his first legislative move on Thursday, and convinced the Republican-led House to delay major spending legislation until next March. Appropriators had been working for weeks on a long-term spending proposal, but that was scrapped thanks to an electoral upset by Trump that has suddenly shifted the balance of power decisively to the Republican party…. (more)

November 17, 2016
TIMOTHY P. CARNEY — The revolving door is the root of corruption in Washington, D.C., and President-elect Donald Trump may have just slowed it. Trump’s pledge to bar administration officials from lobbying for five years after they leave office is his first valuable move towards unrigging the game…. (more)

November 17, 2016
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — Hillsdale College President Larry Arnn is being considered by President-elect Donald Trump to head the Department of Education in his new administration. “Names fly around at light speed. Mine is one of the minor names. This is not the first time this has happened to me,” Arnn wrote in an email to Hillsdale’s campus newspaper on Thursday… (more)

November 17, 2016
THOMAS SOWELL — As the post-election shock of some, and the euphoria of others, both begin to wear off, the country and the new administration will have some very serious problems to face, at home and abroad. How those problems are faced – – or evaded – – will tell us a lot about the next four years, and about the longer-run future as well…. (more)

November 17, 2016
LEO HOHMANN — One of Michigan’s 16 electors who will be called upon to cast a vote validating the election of Donald Trump in the Electoral College has testified on video that he and others in the state are receiving “dozens and dozens of death threats” from Hillary Clinton supporters urging them to switch his vote to Clinton…. (more)

November 17, 2016
DAVID FRENCH — Last week, my friends and former colleagues at the Alliance Defending Freedom filed a lawsuit against the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The facts of the case aren’t terribly exciting: The university, like many universities, has a mandatory “service learning” program that requires students to perform 30 hours of community service, and it uses the program as a thinly disguised means of astroturfing student activism…. (more)

November 17, 2016
WASHINGTON TIMES — Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper abruptly announced plans to step down Thursday after six sometimes-contentious years in the post, opening another gap in the growing list of top national security posts the incoming Trump administration will have to fill in the coming weeks…. (more)

November 17, 2016
WES VERNON — The left and their backers often argue their case by resurrecting parts of their closetful of smear paint, including the vilification of anyone who disagrees with them…. (more)

Top Headlines – 11/22/2016

  • Record highs for Wall Street quartet send other stocks higher (Read More)
  • Oil prices rise to highest this month on hopes of OPEC deal (Read More)
  • OPEC Likely to Reach Output Consensus, Delegate Says (Read More)
  • Trump’s Targets in First 100 Days: Trade, Regulation, Corruption (Read More)
  • Trump Poised to Push Nafta Changes, Pressure Mexico on Trade (Read More)
  • China Touts Its Own Trade Pact as U.S.-Backed One Withers (Read More)
  • Trump to kill trade deal on day one (Read More)
  • Overtime Pay Rule to Go Into Effect, but May Not Last (Read More)
  • Republican mavericks gain leverage (Read More)
  • Steven A. Cohen Makes Move Into Index Funds (Read More)
  • Bitter lessons of Japan’s 2011 tsunami put to use with latest quake (Read More)
  • Court says Republican gerrymandering in Wisconsin was unconstitutional (Read More)
  • Electric Shock Means Global Gasoline Demand Has All But Peaked (Read More)
  • Volkswagen puts conquering Americas at heart of turnaround plan (Read More)
  • Nasdaq’s New CEO Prepared Years for the Job. Then Trump Happened (Read More)
  • Poultry Companies Face New Rules for Chicken Pricing Index (Read More)
  • U.S. strike destroys bridge, restricts Islamic State in Mosul: official (Read More)
  • AIG joins list of finance companies looking to move from Britain  (Read More)
  • $100 Billion Chinese-Made City Near Singapore ‘Scares the Hell Out of Everybody’ (Read More)
  • Nominating Mnuchin for Treasury Will Dredge Up Mortgage Memories (Read More)

Iranian commander: Israel will be gone in 10 years

Arab League pressures Abbas to appoint successor

Swiss government wants Jews to fund their own security costs

Hamas official says Trump may be a Jew

Lebanon builds wall near Palestinian refugee camp

Turkey slams Israeli bill to reduce volume of call to prayer

Turkey dismisses close to 15,000 more in post-coup probe

China says would consider Turkey membership of security bloc

Turkey calls on US, allies to reconsider Syria no-fly zone

UN says conditions in Aleppo ‘barely survivable’

Syria conflict: Almost one million living under siege – UN

US accuses 13 Syrians of responsibility for attacks, torture

ISIS claims attack that kills dozens at Shi’ite mosque in Kabul

ISIS Used Chemical Arms at Least 52 Times in Syria and Iraq, Report Says

Ukraine detains two Russian soldiers near Crimean border

Putin moves his missiles in new threat to Europe

Rwanda: Catholic bishops apologize for role in genocide

Hitler comparisons mar Austrian presidential election

‘Hitler Youth’ trend reportedly rising in Great Britain

German court acquits ‘sharia police’ members

State Department warns about possible attacks in Europe during holiday season

Man arrested for plotting terror attack on Times Square

France arrests 7 allegedly planning potential attack, interior minister says

Hackers target ATMs across Europe as cyber threat grows

Accident Involving Facebook Experimental Drone Under Investigation

56-car pileup in China leaves 17 people dead

At least 6 dead in Chattanooga, Tennessee, school bus crash

Bus driver being charged in deadly Tenn. bus crash

Trump’s pro-Second Amendment platform could end gun sales boom

Election is over but the Clinton emails keep coming

NYT accused by its public editor of bias in Trump, Clinton coverage

A defiant Trump meets the TV news crowd in private – and lets them have it

Trump gripes about ‘unfair’ coverage in private meeting with TV news execs

Donald Trump’s Meeting With The Media Was A ‘Total Disaster’ & It Culminated In The President-Elect Calling The Group Of Reporters ‘Liars’!

What Donald Trump’s Victory Means For The New World Order

Census: 1 in 5 of new arrivals to Southern California came from another nation

Jeff Sessions may prosecute ‘sanctuary cities’ if confirmed as attorney general

Federal judge: ‘If you don’t like [Trump], you should go to another country’

The election is getting people uninvited to Thanksgiving

‘Hamilton’ Star Who Lectured Pence Under Fire for ‘Racist,’ ‘Sexist’ Tweets

Gutfeld: ‘Hamilton’ stars violate terms of service

Rally in Brooklyn Park Condemns Swastikas and ‘Go Trump’ Graffiti

Asia leaders defend trade deals despite Trump stance

Trump says he’ll move to withdraw from TPP ‘on day one’

Citi and JP Morgan top regulators’ list of banks posing systemic risk

U.S. Stocks Hit Highs as Oil Jumps; Yen Rises on Tsunami Warning

Magnitude 6.9 earthquake strikes off Fukushima in Japan, triggering tsunamis

Fukushima reactor cooling system stops following quake & tsunami

Drone shows the impact of New Zealand earthquake as fault line ruptures the land above

New Zealand hit by 6.3 magnitude earthquake off North Island: USGS

5.9 magnitude earthquake hits near Castlepoint, New Zealand

5.4 magnitude earthquake hits near Namie, Japan

5.3 magnitude earthquake hits near Amberley, New Zealand

5.3 magnitude earthquake hits near Namie, Japan

5.1 magnitude earthquake hits near Namie, Japan

5.1 magnitude earthquake hits near Prince Edward Islands region

Strong earthquake swarm in Bardarbunga volcano

Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador erupts to 17,000ft

Fuego volcano in Guatemala erupts to 16,000ft

Turrialba volcano in Costa Rica erupts to 14,000ft

Copahue volcano in Argentina erupts to 14,000ft

Sabancaya volcano in Peru erupts to 31,000ft

Late-season Tropical Storm Otto hovering in the Caribbean

UK weather: Heavy rain causes flooding in wake of Storm Angus

Trump’s energy plans look to roll back Obama’s climate moves

Holes in the Sun! One’s Real, the Other Not So Much

Salmonella outbreak at Alabama wedding sickens 77 guests

Lawyers take Chinese organ-harvesting claims to Australia

Pope extends power to forgive abortion to all Roman Catholic priests

African states fail to stop work of UN gay rights investigator

“Prophet” Brian Carn Is Being Sued For Close To $1 Million Dollars And Had His Plane Repossessed

A South Africa pastor who sprays his congregation with insecticide has been widely condemned.

Pastor Arrested on Charges of Sexual Assault of a Child

City renames 2 holidays deemed culturally insensitive

Posted: 22 Nov 2016 07:34 AM PST

The city of Bloomington, Indiana, has renamed Good Friday and Columbus Day because the names imply a cultural insensitivity, according to the Bloomington Herald-Times. The…

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Astronauts spot strange ‘flashing lights’ near Moon…

Posted: 22 Nov 2016 07:08 AM PST

How much do you know about the Moon landings? Most people can recite the phrase, “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”,…

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Judge urges new citizens to leave US if can’t accept Trump…

Posted: 22 Nov 2016 07:05 AM PST

Donald Trump’s election looms over a U.S. citizenship ceremony in San Antonio, as the judge presiding over the ceremony says if you don’t like that…

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Meteorite burns through Japanese sky as Earthquake strikes…

Posted: 22 Nov 2016 05:38 AM PST

A teenager has filmed a ‘ meteorite ‘ burning across the sky shortly after the Japanese earthquake struck. The teen, known as Asuka, 16, from…

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Massachusetts College Decides To Ban American Flags On Campus

Posted: 21 Nov 2016 05:41 PM PST

Now to another story that we’ve been continuing to update. Hampshire College has decided not to fly any flags on campus, after an American flag…

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Thousands Of Immigration Green Cards Vanish, Jeopardizing National Security

Posted: 21 Nov 2016 05:35 PM PST

Thousands of green cards are missing because U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officials apparently sent them to the wrong addresses, jeopardizing national security, according…

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Fukushima reactor cooling system stops following quake & tsunami

Posted: 21 Nov 2016 05:14 PM PST

The cooling system of the third reactor at the Fukushima nuclear power plant has stopped circulating water following a powerful 7.3 offshore earthquake. TEPCO said…

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DEVELOPING: The Formation of the EU Army

Posted: 21 Nov 2016 05:10 PM PST

Brussels politicians will convene in the French city of Strasbourg to thrash out the plans that will cost taxpayers’ £420m-a-year. They will vote on the…

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Putin Moves Missiles In New Threat To Europe

Posted: 21 Nov 2016 05:06 PM PST

Russia is deploying short-range ballistic missiles to its western European enclave, it emerged yesterday as President Putin threatened “counter-measures” against Nato expansion. A senior Russian…

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Strong 5.6 Earthquake shakes New Zealand’s North Island

Posted: 21 Nov 2016 05:03 PM PST

New Zealand has been hit by a 5.6 magnitude earthquake off North Island, USGS reports, just hours after Japan suffered a 7.4 magnitude jolt and…

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Woman Who Wants to Be Man Has Eggs Frozen Before Hormone Therapy: ‘I’m Meant to Be a Father’

Posted: 21 Nov 2016 02:16 PM PST

A refugee woman who wants to transition to a man recently had her eggs frozen prior to beginning hormonal therapy treatments as she plans on…

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Billy Graham Denounces ‘Bible Code’ Prediction Claims as Fake

Posted: 21 Nov 2016 02:09 PM PST

In a question-and-answer column published by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association on Saturday, a reader asked Graham about the “Bible Code” theory and whether it’s…

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Pope Officially Gives Priests Rights to Forgive Abortion

Posted: 21 Nov 2016 01:55 PM PST

Pope Francis on Monday extended indefinitely to all Roman Catholic priests the power to forgive abortion, a right previously reserved for bishops or special confessors…

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Dallas Stares Down Threat of Bankruptcy

Posted: 21 Nov 2016 01:49 PM PST

Picture the next major American city to go bankrupt. What springs to mind? Probably not the swagger and sprawl of Dallas. But there was Dallas’s…

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Stocks Smash Record Highs, Peak Together First Time Since 1999

Posted: 21 Nov 2016 01:44 PM PST

U.S. equities closed higher on Monday, led by energy stocks, as oil prices rose on renewed optimism that OPEC was closing in on a deal…

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Incredible photos offer first glimpse of uncontacted Amazon tribe

Posted: 21 Nov 2016 01:39 PM PST

New aerial photos offer the first glimpse of an uncontacted tribe in the Brazilian Amazon that experts warn could be in danger of being wiped…

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Powerful 7.3 Earthquake strikes off Coast of Japan triggering tsunami warning

Posted: 21 Nov 2016 01:32 PM PST

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What is The Gospel?

God made everything out of nothing, including you and me. His main purpose in creation was to bring him pleasure.

The chief way in which we as humanity do this is through loving, obeying, and enjoying him perfectly.

Instead of this, we have sinned against our loving Creator and acted in high-handed rebellion.

God has vowed that he will righteously and lovingly judge sinners with eternal death.

But God, being merciful, loving, gracious, and just, sent his own son, Jesus Christ, in the likeness of man to live as a man; fulfilling his perfect requirements in the place of sinners; loving, obeying, and enjoying him perfectly.

And further, his son bore the eternal judgment of God upon the cross of Calvary, as he satisfied the eternal anger of God, standing in the place of sinners. God treated Jesus as a sinner, though he was perfectly sinless, that he might declare sinners as perfect.

This glorious transaction occurs as the sinner puts their faith (dependence, trust) in the Lord Jesus Christ as their substitute. God then charges Christ’s perfection to the sinner, and no longer views him as an enemy but instead an adopted son covered in the perfect righteousness of his son.

God furnished proof that this sacrifice was accepted by raising Jesus from the dead.

God will judge the world in righteousness and all of those who are not covered in the righteousness of Christ, depending on him for forgiveness, will be forced to stand on their own to bear the eternal anger of God.

Therefore, all must turn from sin and receive Christ Jesus as Lord.

Do You Know Him?

What Is the Gospel?

There is no greater message to be heard than that which we call the gospel. But as important as that is, it is often given to massive distortions or over simplifications. People think they’re preaching the gospel to you when they tell you, ‘you can have a purpose to your life’, or that ‘you can have meaning to your life’, or that ‘you can have a personal relationship with Jesus.’ All of those things are true, and they’re all important, but they don’t get to the heart of the gospel.

The gospel is called the ‘good news’ because it addresses the most serious problem that you and I have as human beings, and that problem is simply this: God is holy and He is just, and I’m not. And at the end of my life, I’m going to stand before a just and holy God, and I’ll be judged. And I’ll be judged either on the basis of my own righteousness–or lack of it –or the righteousness of another. The good news of the gospel is that Jesus lived a life of perfect righteousness, of perfect obedience to God, not for His own well being but for His people. He has done for me what I couldn’t possibly do for myself. But not only has He lived that life of perfect obedience, He offered Himself as a perfect sacrifice to satisfy the justice and the righteousness of God.

The great misconception in our day is this: that God isn’t concerned to protect His own integrity. He’s a kind of wishy-washy deity, who just waves a wand of forgiveness over everybody. No. For God to forgive you is a very costly matter. It cost the sacrifice of His own Son. So valuable was that sacrifice that God pronounced it valuable by raising Him from the dead – so that Christ died for us, He was raised for our justification. So the gospel is something objective. It is the message of who Jesus is and what He did. And it also has a subjective dimension. How are the benefits of Jesus subjectively appropriated to us? How do I get it? The Bible makes it clear that we are justified not by our works, not by our efforts, not by our deeds, but by faith–and by faith alone. The only way you can receive the benefit of Christ’s life and death is by putting your trust in Him–and in Him alone. You do that, you’re declared just by God, you’re adopted into His family, you’re forgiven of all of your sins, and you have begun your pilgrimage for eternity.

The Gospel In A Nutshell

Now, with regard to this rule of faith—that we may from this point acknowledge what it is which we defend—it is, you must know, that which prescribes the belief that there is one only God, and that He is none other than the Creator of the world, who produced all things out of nothing through His own Word, first of all sent forth; that this Word is called His Son, and, under the name of God, was seen “in diverse manners” by the patriarchs, heard at all times in the prophets, at last brought down by the Spirit and Power of the Father into the Virgin Mary, was made flesh in her womb, and, being born of her, went forth as Jesus Christ; thenceforth He preached the new law and the new promise of the kingdom of heaven, worked miracles; having been crucified, He rose again the third day; (then) having ascended into the heavens, He sat at the right hand of the Father; sent instead of Himself the Power of the Holy Ghost to lead such as believe; will come with glory to take the saints to the enjoyment of everlasting life and of the heavenly promises, and to condemn the wicked to everlasting fire, after the resurrection of both these classes shall have happened, together with the restoration of their flesh. This rule, as it will be proved, was taught by Christ, and raises amongst ourselves no other questions than those which heresies introduce, and which make men heretics.

Tertullian, “On Prescription Against Heretics,” Chapter XIIl

What Is the Gospel?

This post is adapted from the tract “What Is the Gospel?” by Greg Gilbert.

A Message from God

What exactly do Christians mean when they talk about the “gospel of Jesus Christ”? Since the word “gospel” means “good news,” when Christians talk about the gospel, they’re simply telling the good news about Jesus! It’s a message from God saying, “Good news! Here is how you can be saved from my judgment!” That’s an announcement you can’t afford to ignore.

Why Is the Gospel Good News?

So, what is the good news about Jesus Christ?

Since the earliest Christians announced the good news about Jesus, it has been organized around these questions:

  1. Who made us, and to whom are we accountable?
  2. What is our problem?
  3. What is God’s solution to our problem?
  4. How can I be included in his solution?

Christians through the centuries since Christ have answered those questions with the same truth from the Bible.

  1. We are accountable to God.
  2. Our problem is our sin against him.
  3. God’s solution is salvation through Jesus Christ.
  4. We come to be included in that salvation by faith and repentance.

Let’s summarize those points like this: God, Mankind, Jesus Christ, and Our Response.


The first thing to know about the good news of Jesus is that “in the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth” (Gen. 1:1). Everything starts from that point, so if you get that point wrong then everything else that follows will be wrong. Because God created everything—including us—he has the right to tell us how to live. You have to understand that in order to understand the good news about Jesus. To understand just how glorious and life-giving the gospel of Jesus Christ is, we have to understand that God is also holy and righteous. He is determined never to ignore or tolerate sin. Including ours!


When God created the first human beings, Adam and Eve, he intended for them to live under his righteous rule in perfect joy—obeying him and living in fellowship with him. When Adam disobeyed God, though, and ate the one fruit that God had told him not to eat, that fellowship with God was broken. Moreover, Adam and Eve had declared rebellion against God. They were denying his authority over their lives.

It’s not just Adam and Eve who are guilty of sin. The Bible says, “All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23). Sin is the rejection of God himself and his authority over those to whom he gives life.

Once you understand sin in that light, you begin to understand why “the wages of sin is death” (Romans 6:23). That’s not just physical death, but spiritual death, a forceful separating of our sinful, rebellious selves from the presence of God forever. The Bible teaches that the final destiny for unbelieving sinners is eternal, active judgment in a place called “hell.”

But . . .

Jesus Christ

The word “Christ” means “anointed one,” referring to anointing a king with oil when he is crowned. So, when we say “Jesus Christ,” we’re saying that Jesus is a King!

When Jesus began his public ministry, he told the people, “The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent and believe the good news!” As Jesus died on a cross, the awful weight of all our sins fell on his shoulders. The sentence of death God had pronounced against rebellious sinners struck. And Jesus died. For you and me!

But the story doesn’t end there. Jesus the Crucified is no longer dead. The Bible tells us that he rose from the grave. Jesus’s rising from the grave was God’s way of saying, “What Jesus claimed about who he is and what he came to do is true!”

Our Response

What does God expect us to do with the information that Jesus died in our place so we can be saved from God’s righteous wrath against our sins? He expects us to respond with repentance and faith.

To repent of our sins means to turn away from our rebellion against God. Repentance doesn’t mean we’ll bring an immediate end to our sinning. It does mean, though, that we’ll never again live at peace with our sins.

Not only that, but we also turn to God in faith. Faith is reliance. It’s a promise-founded trust in the risen Jesus to save you from your sins. If God is ever to count us righteous, he’ll have to do it on the basis of someone else’s record, someone who’s qualified to stand in as our substitute. And that’s what happens when a person is saved by Jesus: All our sins are credited to Jesus who took the punishment for them, and the perfect righteousness of Jesus is then credited to us when we place our trust in what he has done for us! That’s what faith means—to rely on Jesus, to trust in him alone to stand in our place and win a righteous verdict from God!

Ravi Zacharias explains the gospel in two minutes:

The Gospel on 5 Fingers

The five main components of the gospel can be remembered on 5 fingers of one hand. Here they are:

1) Jesus’ birth
2) Jesus’ life
3) Jesus’ death
4) Jesus’ resurrection
5) Jesus’ ascension

Obviously each point can be elaborated on depending on how much time you have. Here’s the short version:

1) Jesus’ birth – Jesus, God himself, the creator of the universe, the Messiah, became a human being – took on flesh, and was born of a virgin.

2) Jesus’ life – Jesus lived a life of perfect obedience to his Father. Though he was tempted in every way as we are, he never once sinned.

3) Jesus’ death – on the cross, Jesus himself took all our sins and paid for them. God the father counted all our sins to Jesus as if he himself had personally committed them. Then Jesus bore God’s wrath towards sin – the punishment we deserved – as a substitute for us.

4) Jesus’ resurrection – within 3 days, Jesus rose physically from the dead, proving that his sacrifice for sins have been accepted by God, since the punishment for sin was death. Jesus was seen by numerous people after he rose including 500 at one time (1 Corinthians 15).

5) Jesus’ ascension – Jesus ascended physically into heaven where he reigns as King of kings and Lord of lords. And someday he will return to the earth.

That’s the gospel, the good news, and if we believe in Jesus Christ and this good news and call upon him he will save us from our sins and give us eternal life.

That’s a simple way to remember the gospel – five fingers. Even a child can do it. So ask God to give you opportunities to share his good news today.

Please take the time to watch this clip, so that you might understand the authentic Gospel

This is the Gospel:

Friend, God is holy. There is a God in heaven who has created you and me, and He is the authority over both of us. He is perfectly holy. “In Him is Light, and there is no darkness at all” (1 John 1:5). And the problem with that is that if we want to have fellowship with God, we have to be light and no darkness at all. And yet here’s the problem: we are darkness. We are sinful. We’ve all broken His law. We’ve all lied, stolen, we’ve all looked with lust, we’ve all been angry with our brothers in our hearts. We’ve all fallen short of the glorious standard of perfection that God requires (Rom 3:23). And there’s nothing we can do about it. No amount of works, no amount of contrition, no amount of bad feelings, no amount of church attendance, no amount of Bible reading, no amount of evangelism can earn forgiveness of our sins and the righteousness which God requires (Titus 3:5; cf. Isa 64:6).

And yet God is gracious, and He loves us, and as His creatures He wants to display His glory in us by rescuing us from that. And so He sent His Son—God in the flesh, the Lord Jesus Christ—to be born as a helpless little baby (John 1:14; 3:16; Col 2:9). God of the universe, Sustainer of the universe, Himself being sustained in the womb of a teenage Hebrew girl, and upholding the world by the word of His power (Heb 1:3) while He is upheld by the nutrients from her own body! Unspeakable! And in great humility, He grows up with the growing pains of life in a fallen world, though He Himself never being with any sin—without sin entirely (2 Cor 5:21; Heb 4:15; 7:26). And He lives a perfectly righteous life. The way that you and I have failed to live before God—the way that we have failed in thought, word, and deed, and fallen short of God’s glory—Christ never did. Not even a thought. He loved God, His Father, perfectly. He always walked in perfect righteousness. He lived the life that you were commanded to live, that I was commanded to live, that we failed to live. He lived that perfect life that God is worthy of.

And not only did He live for us, He died for us. He went to the cross. Our sin demanded death. Our sin demanded eternal punishment. Our sin demanded wrath—just wrath exercised on us for eternity (Rom 6:23). But because of the infinite worth of Christ’s person, He was on that cross. And on that cross, God exercised upon Him the full fury of His own anger (Rom 3:24–26; 2 Cor 5:21; Gal 3:10–14), that was rightly due to me and rightly due to you, and that you will experience if you don’t turn from your sin and trust in this Messiah. Christ was born, lived, died, and was raised (1 Cor 15:3–4). And He rose from the grave after being dead, demonstrating His victory over sin and death.

And now God promises that if you turn from your sin, if you repudiate all that you are and all that you were and all that you love, and you turn away from a life of pursuing sin—and if you repudiate not only your bad works but your good works, if you turn from trying to earn your salvation by all the good deeds that you might want to do as a moral person—if you turn away from all of that (Acts 17:30–31), and you trust in Christ alone for righteousness (Phil 3:7–8; cf. Rom 3:28; 10:4), God promises that He will forgive you. He will have treated Christ on the cross as if Christ lived your life. And He will then treat you, justly and legally and righteously, as if you lived Christ’s perfect life of righteousness (2 Cor 5:21). And you can be saved to know the God you were created to love and enjoy. You can have the fullness of joy, the eternal pleasures that are at the Father’s right hand in heaven (Ps 16:11), and begin even now, because eternal life is to know God (John 17:3).

Friend, would you repent? Would you turn from your sin and trust in this perfect Savior to avail for you before God, to pay for your sin and to provide your righteousness?

Ready to start your new life with God?

Who do you think that I am?

With that brief question Jesus Christ confronted His followers with the most important issue they would ever face. He had spent much time with them and made some bold claims about His identity and authority. Now the time had come for them either to believe or deny His teachings.

Who do you say Jesus is? Your response to Him will determine not only your values and lifestyle, but your eternal destiny as well.

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The Perseverance (Security) of the Saints

Notice all the Scripture references!

It is not just a handful of texts that teach the perseverance of the saints: the entire gospel sustains and confirms it. The Father has chosen them before the foundation of the world (Eph. 1:4), ordained them to eternal life (Acts 13:48), to be conformed to the image of his Son (Rom. 8:29). This election stands (Rom. 9:11; Heb. 6:17) and in due time carries with it the calling and justification and glorification (Rom. 8:30). Christ, in whom all the promises of God are Yes and Amen (2 Cor. 1:20), died for those who were given him by the Father (John 17:6, 12) in order that he might give them eternal life and not lose a single one of them (6:40; 17:2); he therefore gives them eternal life and they will never be lost in all eternity; no one will snatch them out of his hand (6:39; 10:28).

The Holy Spirit who regenerates them remains eternally with them (14:16) and seals them for the day of redemption (Eph. 1:13; 4:30). The covenant of grace is firm and confirmed with an oath (Heb. 6:16–18; 13:20), unbreakable like a marriage (Eph. 5:31–32), like a testament (Heb. 9:17), and by virtue of that covenant, God calls his elect. He inscribes the law upon their inmost being, puts his fear in their heart (Heb. 8:10; 10:14ff.), will not let them be tempted beyond their strength (1 Cor. 10:13), confirms and completes the good work he has begun in them (1 Cor. 1:9; Phil. 1:6), and keeps them for the return of Christ to receive the heavenly inheritance (1 Thess. 5:23; 2 Thess. 3:3; 1 Pet. 1:4–5).

In his intercession before the Father, Christ acts in such a way that their faith may not fail (Luke 22:32), that in the world they may be kept from the evil one (John 17:11, 20), that they may be saved for all times (Heb. 7:20), that their sins will be forgiven them (1 John 2:1), and that they may all be where he is to behold his glory (John 17:24). The benefits of Christ, which the Holy Spirit imparts to them, are all irrevocable (Rom. 11:29). Those who are called are also glorified (8:30). Those who are adopted as children are heirs of eternal life (8:17; Gal. 4:7). Those who believe have eternal life already here and now (John 3:16). That life itself, being eternal, cannot be lost. It cannot die since it cannot sin (1 John 3:9). Faith is a firm ground (Heb. 11:1), hope is an anchor (6:19) and does not disappoint us (Rom. 5:5), and love never ends (1 Cor. 13:8).

Herman Bavinck, Reformed Dogmatics: Holy Spirit, Church, and New Creation, volume 4 (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2008), 270.

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