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  • 'Left Behind' Author Tim LaHaye Dead at 90

    07/25/2016 9:48:01 AM PDT · by Borges · 65 replies
    Charisma News ^ | 7/25/2016 | JESSILYN JUSTICE
    Author, pastor and prophet Tim LaHaye died of a stroke on Monday. He was 90. LaHaye was perhaps best known for his Left Behind end times series with co-author Jerry B. Jenkins. "Thrilled as I am that he is where he has always wanted to be, his departure leaves a void in my soul I don't expect to fill until I see him again," Jenkins said. "The Tim LaHaye I got to know had a pastor's heart and lived to share his faith. He listened to and cared about everyone, regardless of age, gender, or social standing. If Tim was...
  • Verdict Reached in Case of American Journalist Obama Left Behind in Iran

    10/12/2015 6:28:31 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 12 replies ^ | 10/12/2015 | Katie Pavlich
    When President Obama made a deal with the Iranians in July over the terror sponsor's nuclear program, he left four Americans behind. One of those Americans is Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian. By the administration's own admission and standards Rezaian, who has been held in an Iranian prison for more than a year, is being held on trumped up, bogus charges. This morning, it is being reported Rezaian has been issued a verdict on those same charges after a closed door "trial." An Iranian judiciary spokesman said Sunday that a verdict has been reached in the espionage case of Washington...
  • Sorry, "Left Behind" Fans, "The Rapture" Is Not in the Bible

    05/05/2015 6:10:22 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 360 replies
    Aleteia ^ | May 5, 2015 | John Martignoni
    Question: A friend of mine has been reading the Left Behind books that have all of this stuff about the “Rapture” in them. Is there really going to be a “Rapture” like these books talk about?   Answer: No.The “Rapture” refers to a passage in First Thessalonians 4, where Christians are “caught up” in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air.” Many Christians believe, and the Left Behind books promote, that this being “caught up” to meet the Lord will occur before the Great Tribulation sometime in the near future. Christians will simply vanish, meet Jesus somewhere in the...
  • Dig Site May Hold Marine Missing from Vietnam War

    02/20/2015 11:05:20 AM PST · by w1n1 · 6 replies
    wsj ^ | 2/20/2015 | Matt Burke
    The newly established Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency has dispatched a remains recovery team to the Cambodian island of Koh Tang, where three Marines were left behind following the final battle of the Vietnam War. The excavation site is believed to hold the remains of Lance Cpl. Joseph Hargrove, Pfc. Gary Hall or Pvt. Danny Marshall, according to official documents from DPMAA’s predecessor, the Joint Prisoners of War, Missing in Action Accounting Command. The three-man gun team was left behind in the confusion of a troop withdrawal following a brutal May 15, 1975, battle between about 200 U.S. Marines and entrenched...
  • Box Office ( Left Behind at #3 New/ # 6 overall)

    10/05/2014 10:17:47 AM PDT · by gusopol3 · 19 replies
    Box Office Mojo ^ | October 5, 2014
    They don't like Free Republic. Maybe they don't like anybody else either. Anyway, you need to click on the link to get their info.
  • Don’t Worry about being “Left Behind.” Have a Holy Fear of being taken up to Judgment.

    10/03/2014 2:19:25 AM PDT · by markomalley · 165 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 10/2/2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The movie “Left Behind” opens today. And while, in a secular culture dismissive of any consequences for unbelief, we can rejoice in any salutary reminders, it is unfortunate that the reminder is riddled with questionable theology and dubious biblical interpreation.In certain (but not all) Protestant circles, and especially among the Evangelicals, there is a strong and often vivid preoccupation with signs of the Second Coming of Christ. Many of the notions that get expressed are either erroneous or extreme. Some of these erroneous notions are rooted in a misunderstanding of the various scriptural genres. Some are rooted in reading certain...
  • Faith-based movies go mainstream with Nicolas Cage in ‘Left Behind’

    09/30/2014 2:22:14 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 88 replies
    New York Post ^ | 09/30/2014 | Reed Tucker
    And on the eighth day, God created decent lighting and production values. After years of releasing shoddy products featuring has-beens like Kirk Cameron, the Christian film industry is upping its game in an attempt to win a crossover audience. Is faith-based cinema about to go truly mainstream? The year certainly has been good to believers. “Heaven Is for Real” with Greg Kinnear, a story about a boy who said he experienced the afterlife during surgery, raked in more than $100 million worldwide. “God’s Not Dead,” about a college student who debates his professor on the existence of a higher power,...
  • Five Myths About the “Rapture” and the “Left Behind” Industry

    09/30/2014 11:41:47 AM PDT · by NYer · 231 replies
    Insight Scoop ^ | September 29, 2014 | Carl E. Olson
    Five Myths About the “Rapture” and the “Left Behind” Industry | Carl E. Olson | CWROn the (short) history, (bad) theology, and (continuing) appeal of premillennial dispensationalismThis year has marked a sort of second coming of “the Rapture”. On June 29th, HBO launched a new series, "The Leftovers", based on the 2011 novel of the same title, written by Tom Perrotta, which follows the struggles of various characters living in the aftermath of the sudden disappearance of millions of people. “And then it happened,” states the novel's Prologue, “The biblical prophecy came true, or at least partly true. People disappeared,...
  • Why I Want to Be Left Behind

    09/23/2014 12:58:09 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 137 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/23/2014 | BY JOSHUA RYAN BUTLER
    "Left Behind" comes out this week, an apocalyptic thriller starring Nicolas Cage. Based on the best-selling book series, the movie revolves around "the rapture": a belief that one day all Christians will suddenly vanish, disappearing from the earth to go be with God, while the world they "left behind" plunges into apocalyptic destruction. Americans may find "Left Behind" to be best-selling entertainment, but is it biblical? I say no. In fact, as a follower of Jesus I find the rapture to be not just a little bit off, but actually upside-down and backwards. When Jesus comes, here are a few...
  • No, Christians Should Not Believe in 'Left Behind's' Rapture Theology, Says Prominent Apologist

    07/31/2014 8:11:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 155 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 07/31/2014 | Morgan Lee
    "This doctrine is not really found in the book of Revelation. If you read the book of Revelation, you won't find any mention of the rapture there," said William Craig, a Research Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology and Professor of Philosophy at Houston Baptist University. Instead, Craig says, the idea of the rapture comes from a "misinterpretation of 1 and 2 Thessalonians where Paul is describing the coming of the Lord and resurrection of the dead, which will occur at His coming." "If you compare what Paul says there to what Jesus says about the End Times,...
  • Mummified Body Found Inside Vehicle Parked In Garage At Foreclosed Home (Michigan)

    03/06/2014 2:36:53 PM PST · by dynachrome · 50 replies
    CBS Detroit ^ | 3-6-14 | unattributed
    Police say a body found inside a vehicle at a foreclosed home in metro Detroit might have been rotting there for several years. A woman’s body “in a mummified state” was discovered in the back seat of a Jeep Liberty, parked in the attached garage of a home in the 1600 block of Savanna, near Walton Boulevard and Silver Lake Road in Pontiac, according to police. A contractor made the discovery just after 6 p.m. Wednesday while working at the home, which is going through foreclosure. Police said the license plate on the woman’s vehicle expired in 2008, which could...
  • Wife of imprisoned pastor says family devastated after Iran deal fails to secure his release

    11/25/2013 11:27:27 AM PST · by cblue55 · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 25, 2013 | Mike Majchrowitz
    The wife of imprisoned American pastor Saeed Abedini says she and her family are devastated after learning that the Obama administration did not try to secure the release of her husband as part of the newly signed deal on Iran's nuclear program.
  • Adm. Mullen Admits Special Ops Told to 'Hold in Place' During Benghazi

    09/20/2013 9:40:56 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 53 replies ^ | 9/19/13 | Tony Lee
    Testifying before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Admiral Mike Mullen said that the direction given to Special Operations Command Africa commander Lt. Col Gibson was to "hold in place" on the night of the attacks. SNIP Mullen also said that U.S. aircraft were not at the ready while the attack was ongoing. He claimed there was a "physics problem" in addition to a "time and distance problem" that prevented the United States from providing immediate air cover.
  • Administration's Benghazi Review Board Discredits Itself in Congressional Hearing

    09/20/2013 5:20:56 AM PDT · by don-o · 18 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | September 19, 2013 | STEPHEN F. HAYES
    The leaders of the Administrative Review Board that investigated the attacks on US facilities in Benghazi, Libya, appeared before the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee Thursday, and offered testimony that further undermined the already-tattered credibility of their own probe. In descriptions that emphasized their friendly, even collaborative dealings with the top State Department officials who were ostensibly among the subjects of their investigation, Ambassador Thomas Pickering and Admiral Mike Mullen defended their work and shrugged off criticism from Republicans on the panel. But the substance of the responses from Pickering and Mullen, respectively chairman and vice chairman of the...
  • [Obituary] Russell Doughten, Producer of A Thief in the Night

    08/28/2013 6:08:29 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 20 replies
    Baptist Bulletin ^ | 08/23/2013
    CARLISLE, Iowa—A generation of teenagers first met Russell Doughten Jr. while sitting on the floor of their church basement, watching his film A Thief in the Night. Forty years later, most of them still remember the experience as intense and even frightening. “People generally have one of two reactions to the prophecy films,” Doughten once told a researcher. “Either people are scared to death and tell themselves it isn’t real, or they say, ‘Forget it, nothing like that could ever be.’ But the Bible is true, and this is what the Bible says.”Russell S. Doughten Jr. died on Aug. 19...
  • State Official Waited 20 Hours on Benghazi Roof for Help

    07/30/2013 12:09:11 PM PDT · by grundle · 34 replies ^ | July 30, 2013 | Keith Koffler
    The night of the Benghazi attack last September 11, Diplomatic Security agent David Ubben waited for 20 hours on the roof of the CIA Annex until help finally arrived. He was up there with former Navy SEALs Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty, who were killed by mortar rounds. Ubben’s right leg was shredded.
  • EXCLUSIVE: This Actress May Join Nicolas Cage in Christian Film Reboot of ‘Left Behind’

    03/27/2013 2:28:46 PM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 27 replies
    <p>Back in October, TheBlaze first told you about the re-boot of the buzz-worthy “Left Behind” movie that is on its way. As you may know, the popular Christian-themed book and film series tackled the Rapture and other Biblical themes.</p> <p>Now, the movie series is preparing for a revamp — one that will star actors Nicolas Cage, Chad Michael Murray and Ashley Tisdale. And this afternoon, TheBlaze exclusively learned that another star is in talks to potentially appear in the film.</p>
  • Mayan Apocalypse--12/21/2012--Live Thread!

    12/20/2012 11:31:26 AM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 118 replies
    Me | Thursday, December 20, 2012
  • Fox Exclusive: Security officials on the ground in Libya challenge CIA account

    11/03/2012 5:54:44 AM PDT · by kristinn · 99 replies
    Fox News ^ | Saturday, November 3, 2012 | Adam Housely w/Jennifer Griffin
    Despite a carefully narrated version of events rolled out late this week by the CIA claiming agents jumped into action as soon as they were notified of calls for help in Benghazi, security officials on the ground say calls for help went out considerably earlier -- and signs of an attack were mounting even before that. The accounts, from foreign and American security officials in and around Benghazi at the time of the attack, indicate there was in fact a significant lag between when the threat started to show itself and help started to arrive. According to the CIA, the...
  • Benghazigate: We Know Now Who Gave the Order Not to Protect the Consulate

    10/26/2012 11:03:03 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 137 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | October 26, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    Charles Woods, the father of Tyrone Woods, said in an interview, “And apparently even the State Department had a live stream and was aware of their calls for help. This was my son, he wasn’t even there. He was at a safe house about a mile away. He got the distress call. He heard them crying for help. That’s why he and Glenn risked their lives to go that extra mile just to take care of the situation. And I’m sure that she wasn’t the only one that received that distress call: “Come save our lives.” When I heard that...
  • Officials investigating possible lungs found on South L.A. sidewalk

    06/11/2012 10:00:54 PM PDT · by null and void · 117 replies
    LA Times ^ | June 11, 2012
    Los Angeles County officials are investigating what appeared to be a pair of lungs found on a sidewalk in unincorporated South Los Angeles. A citizen called to report what she thought were the organs about 8:30 p.m. Sunday in the 13100 block of Avalon Boulevard, said Sgt. Robert Dean of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
  • IDF Soldier Left Behind in Ramallah

    02/02/2012 2:31:49 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 11 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 2/2/12 | Gavriel Queenann
    IDF commanders are investigating a "serious operational failure" that occurred Thursday morning when a lone soldier was left behind after an operation near Ramallah. Army Radio reported that an IDF mechanized infantry unit entered the village of Burdus near Ramallah to conduct operations that included searches. According to the report, shortly after the operation ended and the unit departed a lone soldier was left standing at the gate of the village. Local Arabs say they feared the soldier would be lynched and aided him in reaching an area under IDF control where another unit picked him up and returned him...
  • Human head found in bag along trail near Hollywood sign

    01/18/2012 6:26:15 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 96 replies
    LA Times ^ | January 18, 2012 | Andrew Blankstein
    Los Angeles police detectives are investigating the slaying of a man believed to be of Armenian descent whose head was discovered Tuesday afternoon by two dogs off a hiking trail below the Hollywood sign. Two women were hiking with nine dogs in the rugged hills near the 3200 block of Canyon Drive when two of the dogs found a plastic bag in the brush containing the head... In addition to combing the area for evidence, investigators will seek help from the Los Angeles County coroner to identify the victim through dental records
  • A Letter from Dr. Tim LaHaye to South Carolina Pastors and Evangelicals (ENDORSES NEWT!!)

    01/14/2012 12:02:27 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies · 2+ views
    The Vault ^ | January 14, 2012 | Dr. Tim LaHaye, author "Left Behind" series
    Dear fellow South Carolina evangelicals and pastors: You may find this hard to believe, but in 1947-48 I was the pastor of the Oolenoy Baptist church in Pumpkintown, S.C, thirty five miles out in the country from Greenville. It was there that I was ordained to the Gospel ministry and have been in the Lord’s work for over 64 happy years. The reason I am writing you is because as a South Carolinian, you are in a strategic position to help America at this historic time in our nation’s history. During the last three years our nation has been led...
  • Tim LaHaye endorses Newt Gingrich

    01/13/2012 7:55:11 AM PST · by TBBT · 24 replies ^ | 1/13/2012 | Tony Lee
    Tim LaHaye​, an influential Evangelical leader and author of the best-selling Christian book series, Left Behind, and his wife Beverly, the founder of Concerned Women of America, have endorsed former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Their significant endorsement may signal other Evangelicals to unite behind Gingrich in South Carolina and beyond to defeat former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in the GOP presidential primary. “Now that the Republican Presidential Primary has wound down to two front runners who can win, I would like to publicly endorse the proven conservative speaker of the House Newt Gingrich as the most qualified candidate to become...
  • Another Severed Foot Washes Ashore in British Columbia, Unlike Other 12

    11/10/2011 7:19:34 AM PST · by Sopater · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 10, 2011
    Another severed foot was found washed ashore in Canada over the weekend, bringing the total of mysterious feet found since 2007 to 13, the U.K. Daily Mail reports. A group of young campers discovered a size 12 men's hiking boot on British Columbia's Sasamat Lake. What separates this foot from the other 12 found in the British Columbia and Washington state was that it was found in fresh water, not salt water -- and it was found in a hiking boot, not a running shoe. Police said they do not suspect foul play and believe that the feet detached naturally...
  • Not A Halloween Costume: Washington Man Cuts Off Arm With Guillotine

    10/28/2011 10:51:19 PM PDT · by Lmo56 · 24 replies
    CBS Seattle ^ | 10/28/11 | CBS Seattle
    BELLINGHAM, Wash. (CBS Seattle) — A Washington man loses his arm from a homemade guillotine. The guillotine unexpectedly dropped on his shoulder Thursday morning at a camp he was living at, severing his arm. He left the arm behind after the accident and rushed to Bellingham Urology Specialists.
  • Two feet that washed ashore in B.C. identified

    10/20/2011 12:15:15 PM PDT · by illiac · 45 replies ^ | 10/20/11 | Seattle
    RICHMOND, B.C. — A pair of feet that washed ashore in British Columbia in 2008 have been linked to a Canadian woman who committed suicide in 2004 by jumping into the Fraser River, officials said. The B.C. Coroners Service said Wednesday it was able to make the identification after a post-mortem investigation, which included a DNA analysis. The woman's family has been notified, but at their request, her name is not being made public. Officials said the woman committed suicide by jumping into the Fraser River from the Pattullo Bridge in New Westminster, B.C., in April 2004.
  • Shoplifting Suspects Flee Store, Leave Kids Behind

    10/13/2011 10:47:25 AM PDT · by Morgana · 15 replies
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A Louisville couple is facing multiple charges after police said they fled a store without their children when they were confronted by security personnel about shoplifting. According to arrest records, 19-year-old Kelsey Grobmeier and 20-year-old Michael S. Kaufman were at a Walmart on Cedar Springs Boulevard at 7 p.m. Wednesday with two small children. Grobmeier and Kaufman were caught by loss prevention agents attempting to steal items from the store, police said. Police said Kaufman had stolen a cellphone and attempted to steal a tablet computer, destroying the display to which the tablet was attached. When confronted,...
  • Queen perv’s bones found near Palace

    10/04/2011 2:41:58 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 20 replies ^ | October 4, 2011 | ALEX WEST
    THE remains of a pervert who pestered the Royals were found in a hiding place with "excellent" views of Buckingham Palace. American Robert Moore, 69, is believed to have secretly waded out to the island in St James's Park. His skull and bones were discovered THREE YEARS later resting on a yellow cushion covered in mulch. A passport was in a pocket with vodka bottles close by.
  • Five severed HEADS found in sack outside Mexican school in latest threat from drugs cartels

    09/30/2011 8:39:40 AM PDT · by Libloather · 48 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/29/11 | Laurie Whitwell
    Five severed HEADS found in sack outside Mexican primary school in latest sickening threat from drugs cartelsBy Laurie Whitwell Last updated at 12:17 PM on 29th September 2011 Mexican police have found five severed heads stuffed in a sack outside a primary school in the Pacific coast resort of Acapulco. The gruesome discovery comes after drugs gangs threatened to attack elementary school teachers if they did not pay half their wages to the drugs cartels. The extortion demands forced around 130 schools in the city to close earlier this month, after administrators and parents decided it was not safe enough...

    05/20/2011 5:24:34 PM PDT · by airborne · 103 replies
    none but my fertile mind | 5/20/2011 | me
    I thought it would be nice to minimize the silliness (as if) and at the same time save bandwidth, so I am setting up this "DAY AFTER" Live Thread, in honor and remembrance of all of those who will be "LEFT BEHIND" after the Rapture on May 21st, 2011.
  • Body Found Atop Broadcast Tower in Michigan

    03/09/2011 12:35:08 PM PST · by Doogle · 62 replies ^ | 03/09/11 |
    Maintenance crews in Michigan made a gruesome discovery on Tuesday when they found a man’s body at the top of a broadcast tower, reported. Workers spotted the dead man – who was only wearing a T-shirt and underwear – on top of the 1,100-foot CBS broadcast tower around 12:30 p.m. "Around 12:30 today, we received a phone call from the workers that were working on this tower. They had found a deceased black male at the very top of the tower," Oak Park Public Safety Sergeant Jason Ginoplis said. Investigators are trying to determine the man's identity, as well...
  • Severed head hung from bridge in Tijuana, Mexico

    01/04/2011 5:39:04 AM PST · by markomalley · 52 replies
    nctimes/ap ^ | 1/3/2011
    The severed head of a young man was found hanging from a bridge in the Mexican border city of Tijuana on Monday. The Baja California state attorney general's office said the head belonged to a man between 25 and 30 years old. It had several bullet wounds and was hung using a metallic ring and a nylon rope. A threatening message was found nearby on the bridge. Hours earlier, a woman between 30 and 35 years old was found shot to death in another Tijuana neighborhood, also with a threatening message left nearby. Authorities have blamed recent cartel-style violence in...
  • Cloud Ten Plans for Bigger, Better 'Left Behind' Remake..

    11/30/2010 6:09:34 PM PST · by TaraP · 34 replies · 1+ views
    Christian Post ^ | Nov 24th, 2010
    Cloud Ten Pictures plans on remaking the “Left Behind” movie series into a big-budget, wide theatrical release. After years of dispute over the rights of the movies, Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins, authors of the popular books, have finally allowed Cloud Ten Pictures – a Christian film company based in Ontario and New York – to make a Hollywood version of the New York Times bestseller series. LaHaye had filed a lawsuit against Namesake Entertainment and Cloud Ten Pictures in 1999, claiming the producers made a lower quality film than the contract demanded. The author was also dissatisfied with the...
  • Head in Bucket Linked to Body Parts Found Days Earlier

    11/23/2010 11:00:53 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Tue, Nov 23, 2010 | BRIAN HAMACHER
    Tests show same DNA in both gruesome discoveriesThe human head found in a bucket on the bank of a Dania Beach canal has the same DNA as body parts found a week earlier in a cooler near a Fort Lauderdale restaurant, police said Tuesday. Investigators are still trying to determine the identity of the man who was killed and had his body parts spread throughout Broward County, Fort Lauderdale Police Sgt. Frank Sousa said in a statement. The first remains turned up Nov. 6 in a container that washed up near Northeast 26 Street and Federal Highway behind a local...
  • Top Story: Plans For Big Budget Left Behind Remake

    10/20/2010 8:47:10 AM PDT · by topcat54 · 45 replies
    Cloud Ten Pictures ^ | October 13, 2010 | Cloud Ten Pictures
    October 13, 2010 – The wait is over! Loyal fans who have been waiting five years for the next LEFT BEHIND film, will be thrilled by the news that Cloud Ten has re-gained its rights to continue their LEFT BEHIND film series franchise.
  • Ninth foot washes up on Pacific coast

    08/27/2010 5:12:04 PM PDT · by markomalley · 34 replies
    Globe and Mail ^ | 8/27/2010 | Ian Baily
    The ninth human foot to wash up in the Pacific Northwest since 2007 was found Friday morning on an island about 50 kilometres south of Seattle, say police A tourist strolling along a beach found the foot Friday on the east side of Whidbey Island, one of nine islands located in Island County about 48 kilometres north of Seattle, according to Island County Detective Ed Wallace. “Just a foot – no shoe; no sock,” Det. Wallace told The Globe and Mail Det. Wallace said the latest foot is, based on its size, either from a juvenile or a female, and...
  • Five Myths About the Rapture

    08/10/2010 2:09:49 PM PDT · by Viking83 · 72 replies ^ | May 28, 2010 | Carl E. Olson
    About ten years ago, I mentioned to a Catholic friend that I was starting to work on a book critiquing the Left Behind novels. I explained that it would thoroughly examine premillennial dispensationalism, the unique apocalyptic belief system presented, in fictional format, within those books. Premillennial dispensationalism teaches that the "Rapture" and the Second Coming are two events separated by a time of tribulation and that there will be a future millennial reign of Christ on earth. "Why?" she asked, obviously bewildered. "No one really takes that stuff seriously." That revealing remark merely reinforced my desire to write Will Catholics...
  • Mummified man found in Finnish chimney

    06/17/2010 11:24:06 AM PDT · by Mikey_1962 · 33 replies · 1,042+ views ^ | 6-17-10 | Newscore
    THE mummified body of a man thought to have died 20 years ago was found in the chimney of a Finnish industrial building while it was being demolished. Identification papers found in a wallet in the corpse's pocket indicated it belonged to a man born in 1953 who disappeared in 1991. He was declared dead in the early 2000s, local tabloid Ilta-Sanomat reported. "The police are investigating whether the man was placed in the chimney or went there himself," criminal investigator Juha Juurinen told Finnish news agency STT. The chimney, in a factory in the city of Vantaa near Finland's...
  • Woman Died After Doctors Failed To Spot Toilet Brush In Her Buttocks

    05/19/2010 2:26:08 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 46 replies · 1,743+ views
    Telegraph(UK) ^ | May 19, 2010
    Woman Died After Doctors Failed To Spot Toilet Brush In Her Buttocks A mother died after doctors repeatedly failed to spot a toilet brush handle embedded in her buttock. 19 May 2010 Cindy Corton, 35, was left with the bizarre injury after a drunken fall in a friend's bathroom in 2005. She was twice seen by hospital staff in the aftermath of the incident and an X-ray was carried out. But an inquest heard it took Mrs Corton, of Sleaford, Lincolnshire, two years to convince doctors that the handle was lodged in flesh of her bottom. By then what should...
  • Deceptive "Rapture" Doctrine Dupes Millions

    04/26/2010 9:21:55 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 91 replies · 1,735+ views ^ | 04/26/2010 | Steve Wohlberg
    Millions of Christians contemplating "Earth's final days" firmly expect to "vanish with a poof" in a mysterious event called "The Rapture" before things get too crazy and Antichrist shows up. "We'll disappear before the Seven-Year Tribulation hits!" they confidently assert. "No, they won't," warns TV producer, radio host and bestselling author of 24 books Steve Wohlberg in his latest work, The Rapture Delusions: Exposing Dangerous Errors about the End of the World...
  • Jesus Christ To Call His Beloved Ones To Meet Him in the Clouds Very Soon - Perhaps This Year - 2010

    03/29/2010 4:05:06 AM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 372 replies · 5,013+ views
    God's Word ^ | 3 29 2010 | The Holy Spirit
    (This is NEWS - Please Keep This in Breaking News, Admin Moderators. It is not about "religion". It is about Current Events!) 1 Thessalonians 4: 13 - 18: But I do not want you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning those who have fallen asleep, lest you sorrow as others who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so God will bring with Him those who sleep in Jesus. For this we say to you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive and remain until the coming of the Lord...
  • Family kept corpse of NC woman in bed for months

    12/16/2009 4:38:29 PM PST · by KJC1 · 13 replies · 647+ views
    AP ^ | 12-16-09
    WILMINGTON, N.C. – Relatives of an elderly North Carolina woman kept her corpse in their home for months, until authorities discovered the woman's body this week, and a prosecutor said Wednesday that one of the family members will face a criminal charge. "There is no question it was known to the family and should have been communicated to law enforcement," said New Hanover County District Attorney Benjamin R. David. "This is not tolerated under North Carolina law and it is not tolerated by this law enforcement community." ---snip--- Police said Roth likely died in May, before her 88th birthday in...
  • Mooning German gets trousers caught in moving train

    10/14/2009 5:06:16 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 37 replies · 1,576+ views ^ | Oct. 14, 2009
    A German man mooning at railway staff in a departing train got his trousers caught in a carriage door and ended up being dragged half naked along the platform, out of the station and onto the tracks. The 22-year-old journalism student shoved his backside against the window of a low-slung double-decker train when staff forced him off in Lauenbrueck for travelling without a ticket, a spokesman for police in the northern city of Bremen said. "It's a miracle he wasn't badly hurt," the spokesman said on Monday. "This sort of thing can end up killing you." Instead, dangling by his...
  • NICOLAI CARPATHIA Congratulates Workld Potentate Barack Obama On His Nobel Peace Prize Win

    10/09/2009 1:28:03 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 20 replies · 973+ views
    TCRLAF | 9-11-09 | TCRLAF
    World Potentate Nicolai Carpathia congratualted Barack Obama's historic Peace Prize win today in a statement. "He's a man after my own heart, just like me. Now, if he can get the Muslim Nations to attack Isreal, the prophesy can be fullfilled! May he succeed, where I failed"
  • UN wants new global currency to replace dollar

    09/08/2009 7:46:38 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 117 replies · 4,994+ views via Drudge ^ | Sept. 7, 2009 | By Edmund Conway, Economics Editor
    In a radical report, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said the system of currencies and capital rules which binds the world economy is not working properly, and was largely responsible for the financial and economic crises. -snip- "Replacing the dollar with an artificial currency would solve some of the problems related to the potential of countries running large deficits and would help stability," said Detlef Kotte, one of the report's authors. "But you will also need a system of managed exchange rates. Countries should keep real exchange rates [adjusted for inflation] stable. Central banks would have...
  • Michael Jackson to be buried without his brain

    07/05/2009 6:46:38 AM PDT · by Loyalist · 98 replies · 5,442+ views
    The Mirror ^ | July 5, 2009 | David Gardner
    Michael Jackson will be buried this week– without his brain. As his family tries to finalise details for the King of Pop’s funeral on Tuesday they have been told it will be held back for tests. They faced the grim choice of waiting up to three weeks for Jackson’s brain to be returned to them or go ahead and bury him without it – which they have decided to do. Los Angeles Coroner’s spokesman Craig Harvey confirmed that neuropathology tests will be carried out to see if it holds any clues to the exact cause of his death. But the...
  • Horror as body of lonely pensioner is found in her flat - five years after her death

    07/04/2009 10:42:12 AM PDT · by marthemaria · 33 replies · 2,438+ views
    Jul 4 2009 Lynn Davidson A LONELY old lady lay dead in her flat for five years because no one bothered to check on her. Isabella Purves, who would have been 90 this year, was last seen in 2004. But local residents who used to see her every day assumed she had simply moved away or gone into a home. Isabella was only found after people living below her top-floor flat complained to the council that water was dripping through their ceiling. Police were sent to investigate the leak. They discovered Isabella's remains after wading through a three-foot high pile...
  • 5 Myths Concerning the Rapture: A Critique of Premillenial Dispensationalism

    06/25/2009 1:58:34 PM PDT · by bdeaner · 114 replies · 2,918+ views
    Skadi Forum ^ | 11/3/08 | Carl E. Olson
    Three years ago I mentioned to a Catholic friend that I was starting to work on a book critiquing the Left Behind novels. I explained that it would thoroughly examine premillennial dispensationalism, the unique apocalyptic belief system presented, in fictional format, within those books. Premillennial dispensationalism teaches that the “Rapture” and the Second Coming are two events separated by a time of tribulation and that there will be a future millennial reign of Christ on earth. “Why?” she asked, obviously bewildered. “No one really takes that stuff seriously.” That revealing remark merely reinforced my desire to write Will Catholics...