#Syrian Christians Cry ‘Jesus!’ Before #ISIS Mass #Beheading

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) executed 12 Christians, including a 12-year-old boy, after they refused to abandon their faith and convert to Islam. The murders occurred on August 28 outside of Aleppo.“In front of the team leader and relatives in the … Continue reading #Syrian Christians Cry ‘Jesus!’ Before #ISIS Mass #Beheading

Flash flood emergencies for 3 #SouthCarolina counties

  Charleston, South Carolina (CNN) One word keeps popping up to describe the torrents tearing through eastern South Carolina — emergency. While emergency workers pulled motorists out of cars stuck in rushing flood waters overnight, the National Weather Service issued flash flood emergencies for two more counties, bringing the total to three.   Source: Flash flood emergencies for 3 South Carolina counties – CNN.com Continue reading Flash flood emergencies for 3 #SouthCarolina counties

At least 16 dead after heavy rains flood #FrenchRiviera

  (CNN) Horrific accounts of people drowning in a retirement home and being trapped in a road tunnel by floodwater have emerged after the French Riviera was hit by extreme downpours. Rainfall on an “exceptional scale” set off flash floods that wreaked havoc along France’s southeastern Mediterranean coast late Saturday, killing at least 16 people and leaving three more missing, authorities said.   Source: At least 16 dead after heavy rains flood French Riviera – CNN.com Continue reading At least 16 dead after heavy rains flood #FrenchRiviera

NATO Launches #TridentJuncture15 Biggest #War Games Since 9/11

NATO has started its biggest exercise since 2002 with 36,000 international troops from 30 states, including non-NATO nations, participating in the drills which are taking place at sea, in the air and across the territory of three European states. The alliance has kicked off its massive “Trident Juncture 2015” exercises which will last until November 16. Along with the NATO member states, seven more partner nations are participating in the drills: Australia, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Sweden and Ukraine. Source: 36,000 troops, 200 aircraft & 60 vessels: NATO launches biggest war games in … Continue reading NATO Launches #TridentJuncture15 Biggest #War Games Since 9/11

#Palestinian Child Shoots Self Then Blames #Israel ‘Settlers’ 

On Saturday, during the Jewish Sabbath, Palestinians claimed that a Jewish resident of Judea-Samaria shot and wounded a six-year-old child near to Kalkilyeh, lightly wounding him.According to initial Palestinian claims, the child was standing by the side of the road when an Israeli car stopped close by. At that point, they claimed, a “settler” emerged, drew his weapon and shot the child in his stomach. The child was then transferred for treatment in Kalkiyeh. Source: Palestinian Child Shoots Self – Blames ‘Settlers’ – Defense/Security – News – Arutz Sheva Continue reading #Palestinian Child Shoots Self Then Blames #Israel ‘Settlers’ 

Two Killed in #Jerusalem #Terrorist Attack

Two people have been killed and three others wounded in a terrorist attack near the Lion’s Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday night, shortly after the end of Shabbat.Several of the victims are members of the same family. The 40-year-old father was hospitalized at Jerusalem’s Shaarei Tzedek hospital in critical condition with multiple stab wounds, but was pronounced dead shortly thereafter. Source: Two Killed in Jerusalem Terrorist Attack – Defense/Security – News – Arutz Sheva Continue reading Two Killed in #Jerusalem #Terrorist Attack

Hypocritic #Pope Fires #LGBT Monsignor

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican on Saturday fired a monsignor who came out as gay on the eve of a big meeting of the world’s bishops to discuss church outreach to gays, divorcees and more traditional Catholic families. Monsignor Kryzstof Charamsa was a mid-level official in the Vatican’s doctrine office. In newspaper interviews published in Italy and Poland on Saturday, Charamsa said he was happy and proud to be a gay priest, and was in love with a man whom he identified as his boyfriend.   Source: News from The Associated Press Continue reading Hypocritic #Pope Fires #LGBT Monsignor

#Pope Francis Requested Meeting with #Gay Couple, He Wanted ‘a Hug’ “What!”

After the Vatican revealed Friday that Pope Francis’ meeting with Kentucky clerk Kim Davis did not constitute “support,” the Vatican revealed yet another juicy tidbit about the Pope’s trip: he requested a meeting with a homosexual couple. According to CNN, Pope Francis explicitly requested a meeting with Yayo Grassi and his partner Iwan. Francis hugged Grassi and Iwan for the cameras. According to Grassi, Francis initiated the meeting: “Three weeks before the trip, he called me on the phone and said he would love to give me a hug.”Furthermore, the Vatican, in disowning the Davis meeting, explained, “The only real … Continue reading #Pope Francis Requested Meeting with #Gay Couple, He Wanted ‘a Hug’ “What!”

#Netanyahu Asked #Kerry: Where’s #Abbas’s Condemnation Thursday’s terror attack?

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Friday met in New York with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, and expressed his dismay over the fact that Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas has not condemned Thursday’s terror attack in Samaria in which Rabbi Eitam and Naama Henkin were murdered in front of their children.At the start of the meeting, Netanyahu stressed that Israel plans to respond to the cruel murder.”I wish to extend my condolences to the family. This murder will not pass without a response,” he said, adding, “We’ve increased the presence of our forces on the ground, we are … Continue reading #Netanyahu Asked #Kerry: Where’s #Abbas’s Condemnation Thursday’s terror attack?

Oregon shooter ‘into occult, #wiccan’ #YesIamAChristian #IamUnashamed

  The Oregon gunman who lined up his victims and asked specifically which ones were Christians before shooting them execution style had a special interest in “magick” and “spiritualism” and had joined a dating website called “Spiritual Passion.”On the site, Christopher Harper Mercer, 26, who killed nine people and injured seven at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg before he was shot and killed by police, describes his politics as “Republican” and his interests as “killing zombies,” meditation, the occult and punk-rock music.He also made clear that he had a disdain for organized religion.Using the handle “IronCross45,” Mercer describes himself as … Continue reading Oregon shooter ‘into occult, #wiccan’ #YesIamAChristian #IamUnashamed

GUNMAN OPENS FIRE AT #OREGON COMMUNITY COLLEGE, #UCCShooting

Ore. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at an Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least 13 people and wounding 20, authorities said.The shooting happened at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, about 180 miles south of Portland. The local fire district advised people via Twitter to stay away from the school. Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said 13 people are dead. State police Lt. Bill Fugate told KATU-TV that at least 20 others were hurt. A photographer for the Roseburg News-Review newspaper said he saw people being loaded into multiple ambulances and taken to the local hospital.Andrea Zielinski, a spokeswoman … Continue reading GUNMAN OPENS FIRE AT #OREGON COMMUNITY COLLEGE, #UCCShooting

Couple Murdered By #Islam #Terrorists in Terror Road Shooting #Israel

  A shooting attack took place just after 9 p.m. on Thursday night, with initial reports indicating two people in their 30s were killed in the gunfire. MDA volunteers said that the victims were a man and a woman and that they were dead when the volunteers arrived on the scene. They had suffered wounds in the upper body. Four children were in the vehicle. The children are aged four months, four years, 7 and 9. They were unhurt and did not require evacuation to hospital. Source: Couple Murdered in Terror Road Shooting – Defense/Security – News – Arutz Sheva Continue reading Couple Murdered By #Islam #Terrorists in Terror Road Shooting #Israel

8 #ISIS targets hit during 20 combat flights in #Syria – #Russianmilitary

Russia has struck eight Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) targets in Syria, the country’s Defense Ministry said, adding that civilian infrastructure was avoided during the operations.“Today, Russian aerospace force jets delivered pinpoint strikes on eight ISIS terror group targets in Syria. In total, 20 flights were made,” spokesperson for the Russian Defense Ministry, Igor Konashenkov, said. “As a result, arms and fuel depots and military equipment were hit. ISIS coordination centers in the mountains were totally Source: 8 ISIS targets hit during 20 combat flights in Syria – Russian military — RT News Continue reading 8 #ISIS targets hit during 20 combat flights in #Syria – #Russianmilitary

Russian Orthodox Church Backs ‘Holy War’ in #Syria –  

Russia’s powerful Orthodox Church on Wednesday voiced support for Moscow’s decision to carry out air strikes in Syria against the Islamic State group (ISIS), calling it a “holy battle.” “The fight with terrorism is a holy battle and today our country is perhaps the most active force in the world fighting it,” said the head of the Church’s public affairs department, Vsevolod Chaplin, quoted by Interfax news agency.Chaplin explicitly said the Church backs Russia’s decision to deploy its airforce in Syria to attack ISIS. “This decision corresponds with international law, the mentality of our people and the special role that … Continue reading Russian Orthodox Church Backs ‘Holy War’ in #Syria –  

#ISIS militants in #Iraq, #Syria have WMD components, #Lavrov warns UN Security Council 

  Islamic State militants are in possession of weapons of mass destruction components, Sergey Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister has warned the UN Security Council meeting, urging for the IS to be included on an anti-terrorist sanction list as a separate subject. Source: ISIS militants in Iraq, Syria have WMD components, Lavrov warns UN Security Council — RT News Continue reading #ISIS militants in #Iraq, #Syria have WMD components, #Lavrov warns UN Security Council 

German troops may stay in #Afghanistan longer after #Taliban advances

  The seizure of the Afghan city of Kunduz by the Taliban has prompted Germany’s defense minister to mull the possibility of delaying troop withdrawal from the country.“It is important that we carefully examine the current situation and that we … Continue reading German troops may stay in #Afghanistan longer after #Taliban advances