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  • You ARE Alive in Christ Jesus[Charismatic Caucus]

    10/15/2018 11:55:55 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    You ARE Alive in Me Your situation is about to change for the better. These days are for you, For as I stand with you and beside you it is with my momentum your life is carved. Therefore your now is My Destiny "Yeah " Prophecy coming alive to accomplish The Fathers will in "Real" time. Do you understand?! I Am your Spear head and the Living breathing Force of The ( (( Active Kingdom of Zion )) ) Budding, blossoming and bearing Live fruit before the world's very eyes and existence, for you are riding in My Chariot of...
  • SOS: President Trump champions bill, saying its time to Save our Seas

    10/11/2018 8:29:44 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 41 replies
    Communities Digital News ^ | Oct 11, 2018 | Jacquie Kubin
    WASHINGTON: Something should have been done by previous administrations, but they ignored it. The problem of plastic in our oceans has been left to fester to unmanageable effect. Saying that over eight millions tons of garbage, plastic, is dumped into our oceans, the President says Save our Seas is an effort to clean the plastic out. No other political leader, not in the U.S. or any other country, is willing to stand up for the oceans. The Save Our Seas Act, an important bill which reauthorizes and amends the Marine Debris Act, will act to promote international action to reduce...
  • Goldman: The Oil Market Can Handle Iran Outages

    10/09/2018 9:32:13 AM PDT · by bananaman22 · 5 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 10-09-2018 | Nicholas
    Oil prices cooled off in recent days as fears of an acute shortage of supply stemming from sanctions on Iran started to subside. At least two companies in India have lined up oil shipments for November, the month that sanctions on Iran take effect. The 9 million barrels of oil secured for next month translate into nearly 300,000 bpd of supply. Meanwhile, other reports suggest that the U.S. is softening its zero tolerance approach to sanctions, and could issue waivers to some importers who make significant reductions but struggle to cut imports to zero. Taken together, the oil market is...
  • NAFTA 2.0 and a Return to Focus

    10/04/2018 8:07:14 PM PDT · by jfd1776 · 4 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | October 3, 2018 A.D. | John F Di Leo
    Bringing it in just under the wire, negotiators representing Mexico, Canada, and the United States announced a new trade deal, to be named the USMCA, on Sunday, September 30, enabling the replacement for NAFTA for which many have long clamored. With the agreement to switch to this new program, the three nations are taking some steps – however small – back in the direction of the goals that Free Trade Agreements have always promised to support, but which have been largely forgotten in the quest for their side effects. Free Trade Agreements, in fact, are not designed to reduce taxes...
  • US threatens India with sanctions over $5bn deal to buy Russian missile defence system

    10/04/2018 3:48:21 AM PDT · by Monrose72 · 27 replies
    The Times ^ | 2018-10-04 21:00 | ALEXEI NIKOLSKY
    India is to press ahead with buying advanced air defence systems from Russia despite a warning from the Pentagon that it could face US sanctions over the $5 billion deal.
  • Prehistoric art hints at lost Indian civilisation

    10/01/2018 4:59:19 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 9 replies
    BBC ^ | Monday, October 1, 2018 | unattributed
    The rock carvings -- known as petroglyphs -- have been discovered in their thousands atop hillocks in the Konkan region of western Maharashtra. Mostly discovered in the Ratnagiri and Rajapur areas, a majority of the images etched on the rocky, flat hilltops remained unnoticed for thousands of years... animals, birds, human figures and geometrical designs are all depicted. The way the petroglyphs have been drawn, and their similarity to those found in other parts of the world, have led experts to believe that they were created in prehistoric times and are possibly among the oldest ever discovered. "Our first deduction...
  • Chief of Pakistani Kashmir region says Indian army shot at his helicopter

    09/30/2018 9:11:40 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 7 replies
    .reuters.com ^ | Saad Sayeed
    The leader of Pakistani-administered Kashmir region said on Sunday Indian troops shot at his helicopter near the disputed frontier, a move likely to further fray ties between the two countries. Muslim-majority Kashmir is divided between nuclear-armed neighbors, who both claim the mountainous region in full and have fought two of their three wars over it since their separation in 1947. Farooq Haider Khan, the prime minister of the Azad Kashmir region controlled by Pakistan, said his civilian helicopter was fired upon by Indian army from across the “Line of Control”, which acts as a de facto border between the two...
  • Indians arrested for illegally entering U.S. nearly triples

    09/28/2018 5:11:33 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 43 replies
    Reuters ^ | September 28, 2018 5:45 PM | Andrew Hay
    The number of Indians arrested for illegally entering the United States has nearly tripled so far in 2018, making them one of the largest groups of illegal aliens apprehended, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said on Friday. Paying smuggling rings between $25,000-$50,000 per person, a growing number of Indians are illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and claiming asylum for persecution, CBP spokesman Salvador Zamora said. Many present viable claims, but a large number are economic migrants with fraudulent petitions that swamp the system and can cause legitimate cases to be “washed out” in the high volume of fraud, Zamora...
  • Trump ‘looks forward’ to visiting India: US official

    09/27/2018 11:17:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Odisha TV ^ | September 28, 2018 | IANS
    US President Donald Trump “looks forward” to visiting India but the timing will depend on his other commitments, according to a senior State Department official. “I am certain that President Trump looks forward to being able to visit India at an appropriate time,” Alice Wells, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia, told IANS in an interview. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited Trump to be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations next year. Asked if Trump would come to the celebrations or would schedule his visit for another time, Wells said that the White...
  • Aadhaar: India top court upholds world's largest biometric scheme

    09/26/2018 3:40:17 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 11 replies
    BBC ^ | 9/26/18
    India's Supreme Court has ruled that the country's controversial biometric identity scheme is constitutional and does not violate the right to privacy. However the court limited the scope of the Aadhaar scheme, saying it could not be compulsory for bank accounts, mobile connections or school admissions. The world's largest biometric ID database covers welfare and tax payments and access to social services. More than a billion Indians have already been enrolled. Many don't have other forms of identification - only 65 million own a passport and 200 million have a driving licence. Those who enrolled in Aadhaar received a unique...
  • Portuguese 400 year old shipwreck found off Cascais

    09/25/2018 8:33:34 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 12 replies
    bbc ^ | 24 September 2018
    The team believe the ship was returning from India when it sank sometime between 1575 and 1625. This was at the height of Portugal's spice trade with Asia. Chinese porcelain from the late 16th and early 17th centuries was also among the wreck, as were bronze artillery pieces and cowry shells - a currency used in the slave trade. Cascais municipal council said the ship was found at the start of September while dredging the mouth of the Tagus river, which runs past the resort town through Lisbon.
  • Jet Airways plane turns back after passengers suffer nose, ear bleeds

    09/20/2018 3:34:32 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 23 replies
    CNN ^ | James Griffiths
    A Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Jaipur was forced to turn back Thursday after around 30 passengers complained of nose and ear bleeds due to low pressure in the cabin. "The B737 aircraft, with 166 guests and 5 crew landed normally in Mumbai," Jet Airways said in a statement. "All guests were deplaned safely and taken to the terminal. First aid was administered to few guests who complained of ear pain, bleeding nose etc." An official with the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) told CNN affiliate CNN News 18 that the crew allegedly forgot to press a button...
  • Mizoram: Leaders of 14 Churches reject Supreme Court order order on Section 377 [homosexual; India]

    09/19/2018 10:20:17 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 1 replies
    OpIndia.com ^ | Wednesday, September 19, 2018 | OpIndia Staff
    While the country is celebrating the historic Supreme Court judgement to decriminalise Homosexuality, the Churches in Mizoram have "rejected" https://www.time8.in/mizoram-meghalaya-churches-say-gay-sex-is-immoral/ the apex court's ruling on Article 377. A congregation of 14 major churches in the state, Mizoram Kohhran Hruaitute Committee, on Monday has said https://thenortheasttoday.com/mizoram-state-churches-reject-scs-section-377-ruling/ that it wished the apex court had never scrapped Section 377. The leaders of the Church stated that homosexuality, lesbianism should continue to be criminalised as it was in the past. In Meghalaya, the Church has said, https://nenow.in/north-east-news/meghalaya-shillong-catholic-church-thumbs-gay-sex.html "What is legal is not equal to moral acceptability. The Catholic Church and many others  hold that homosexual...
  • Soon-Yi Previn Breaks Her Silence On Allegations Against Woody Allen

    09/19/2018 12:32:37 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 17 replies
    Siverscreen.In ^ | 9/18/2018 | Aditha Narayan
    Soon-Yi Previn, Woody Allen’s wife and Mia Farrow’s adopted daughter, has broken her silence on the sexual assault charges levelled against Allen by Farrow. Previn said that Farrow has taken advantage of #MeToo movement and paraded Dylan (whom Allen was accused of molesting) as a victim, as a result of which ‘a whole new generation was hearing about it when they shouldn’t.’ Previn, of Korean descent, was adopted by Farrow when she was married to musician and composer Andre Previn. According to child psychiatrist Paulina Kernberg, the relationship between Previn and Allen, who was Farrow’s partner for 12 years, “broke...
  • India bans instant divorce by Muslim men

    09/19/2018 10:12:36 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep. 19, 2018 12:52 PM EDT | Ashok Sharma
    India’s government on Wednesday approved an ordinance to implement a top court ruling striking down the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce. The government decision came after it failed to get approval from Parliament a year after the court ruled that the practice of allowing men to divorce by simply uttering the Arabic word for divorce — “talaq” — three times violated the constitutional rights of Muslim women. Most of the 170 million Muslims in India are Sunnis governed by the Muslim Personal Law for family matters and disputes. The laws include allowing the practice, known as “triple...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Part XI of War in Ancient India ~ September 21, 2004

    09/20/2004 7:59:05 PM PDT · by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub · 371 replies · 3,363+ views
        For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.     Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ANCIENT WARFARE Part XI: War in Ancient India   Accounts of Foreign Travelers to IndiaComing to later times we have the account of Hiuen Tsang who notices a fleet of 3,000 sail belonging to the King os Assam. There is inscriptional evidence of the possession of a fleet under the Kakatiyas and the Cholas in South india. Marco Polo testifies to the huge size...
  • Abolish UNRWA

    04/15/2002 7:08:45 AM PDT · by anapikoros · 164+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | April 15, 2002
    As pictures of the destruction in Palestinian areas beam out across the world, it is not surprising that US Secretary of State Colin Powell would see fit to meet with relief agencies and pledge US assistance to help relieve the Palestinians' plight. What is less understandable is America's choosing the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) as the conduit for $30 million in additional aid. UNRWA was founded 52 years ago as a temporary agency to help the Palestinian refugees from the first Arab war to destroy Israel, in 1948. In a report he submitted in November 1951, UNRWA...
  • India Unveils Its Own Spacesuit Design for 2022 Astronaut Flights

    09/11/2018 2:40:25 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 23 replies
    Space.com ^ | September 10, 2018 02:57pm ET | Meghan Bartels,
    The display comes weeks after the country announced an ambitious timeline to launch its first crewed mission by 2022 in time to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the country's independence. The human-spaceflight program is called Gaganyaan and will build on the legacy of India's first astronaut, Rakesh Sharma, who flew in 1984. But this time, India is developing every aspect of the program, which means tackling problems like spacesuit design. The spacesuits, which have been in the works for two years, are each equipped with an oxygen cylinder that can support an astronaut for an hour, local reports added. The...
  • Overcrowded bus plunges into India gorge, killing at least 55

    09/11/2018 7:53:59 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 43 replies
    msn/ Reuters ^ | September 11, 2018
    An overcrowded bus plunged into a gorge in southern India on Tuesday, killing at least 55 people and injuring several more, in one of the worst such accidents this year, authorities said. The bus, part of the state-run network in Telangana, was returning from a hilltop temple in the district of Jagtial, about 190 kms (118 miles) from Hyderabad, the state capital, a district official said. "The driver lost control and the bus skidded off the road and fell into the valley," a top district official, G. Narendhar, told Reuters. "The majority of the passengers have suffered severe injuries."
  • US oil exports hit new records

    09/07/2018 7:43:49 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 29 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | September 07, 2018 06:29 PM | John Siciliano
    U.S. oil exports reached new soaring heights in the first six months of 2018, with half of all exports going to Europe and Asia and India shoring up the rest, according to new data from the federal government. U.S. crude oil exports saw an 80 percent increase in the first half of 2018 compared to the same period last year, according to the latest data and analysis issued Thursday by the Energy Information Administration. That's an increase of 787,000 barrels per day, to set a new monthly record in June of 2.2 million barrels on average per day. The largest...