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  • World leaders pledge $8 billion to fight COVID-19 but U.S. steers clear

    05/04/2020 5:25:02 PM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | 5/04/20 | Robin Emmott, Francesco Guarascio
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - World leaders and organisations pledged $8 billion to research, manufacture and distribute a possible vaccine and treatments for COVID-19 on Monday, but the United States refused to contribute to the global effort. Organisers included the European Union and non-EU countries Britain, Norway and Saudi Arabia. Leaders from Japan, Canada, South Africa and dozens of other countries joined the virtual event, while China, where the virus is believed to have originated, was only represented by its ambassador to the European Union. Governments aim to continue raising funds for several weeks or months, building on efforts by the World...
  • Coronavirus: Vietnamese COVID-19 video goes viral as prevention message proves popular (outstanding video, with English sub-titles)

    03/09/2020 12:56:32 AM PDT · by cba123 · 29 replies
    Euronews ^ | 6/3/20 | Thomas Seymat & Julie Gaubert
    A video by authorities in Vietnam about how to prevent COVID-19 coronavirus was so catchy it went viral. The pop song, a collaboration between musicians and Vietnam's health ministry, has been viewed more than five million times on YouTube. Music composer Khac Hung wrote the music and lyrics, and it is sung by popstars MIN and Erik. The Saigoneer site explains the melody was used in a previous hit by these artists, entitled Ghen, but the lyrics were changed.
  • Coronavirus 2019-nCoV Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE ( Updated tracker ) Coronavirus 2019-nCoV Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE ( updated tracker )

    02/10/2020 12:26:38 AM PST · by Hillarys Gate Cult · 55 replies
    Coronavirus 2019-nCoV Global Cases from Johns Hopkins
  • Coronavirus tests U.S. medical system's unhealthy reliance on China for drugs, supplies

    02/08/2020 2:44:36 AM PST · by cba123 · 11 replies
    NBC NEWS ^ | February 6, 2020 | By Tim Morrison, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute
    The basic building blocks of U.S. health care are now under the control of the Chinese Communist Party. -- Chinese President Xi Jinping recently warned of the “grave” situation posed by the “accelerating spread” of the coronavirus in China. Xi’s frank warnings were unusual for the seniormost official of the Chinese Communist Party and reveal the depth of the concern at the highest levels of the country’s leadership. Already, nearly 500 people have died and tens of thousands more have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus. It has been found in Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Europe and the United States....
  • The World has Broken The Everlasting Covenant...Part 1 [Isaiah 24]

    01/10/2020 12:30:19 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 8 replies
    Free Republic | 01/10/2020 | Jan_Sobieski
    The "Little Apocalypse" of the Old Testament is found in Isaiah 24. It reveals the Apocalypse of Revelation (on a macro level); the final earthly judgments of the tribulation prior to the Messianic Kingdom called the Millennium (Jesus Christ rules and reigns from Jerusalem for a thousand years). The Apocalypse (also called the Tribulation) is brought upon the earth because man has defiled it. Isaiah 24:1 Behold, the LORD maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof. 2 And it shall be, as with the people, so with the...
  • Activity continues at N. Korea's satellite launching site: experts

    12/13/2019 1:51:19 PM PST · by cba123 · 17 replies
    Yomghap News ^ | 14:14 December 13, 2019
    SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Yonhap) -- Fresh satellite imagery showed a 10-meter-long truck and a possible crane at North Korea's satellite launching site, U.S. experts said, amid concerns the communist nation could launch a long-range rocket from the site. Jack Liu, an expert on North Korea's missile program, and Peter Makowsky, an imagery analysis expert, said in an analysis on the website 38 North that continued activity was captured on satellite imagery taken Wednesday of the Sohae Satellite Launching Ground, better known as the Dongchang-ri site. (Please see full article for details)
  • God's Love For The World

    12/10/2019 4:47:59 PM PST · by pastorbillrandles · 4 replies
    12-12-19 | Bill Randles
    And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven. And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up: That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might...
  • Think the world is overcrowded? These 10 maps show why you’re wrong.

    12/07/2019 1:23:22 PM PST · by Baynative · 60 replies
    World Economic Forum ^ | 8-2016 | Max Galka
    It’s no surprise that people are not evenly spread out across the Earth. But seeing the population concentrations mapped out visually can be quite striking.
  • UN chief warns of a world divided between US and China

    09/26/2019 6:45:47 AM PDT · by cba123 · 16 replies
    AP ^ | Yesterday | Edith Lederer
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned global leaders Tuesday of the looming risk of the world splitting in two, with the United States and China creating rival internets, currency, trade, financial rules “and their own zero sum geopolitical and military strategies.” (please see article at the link)
  • The overcomer[charismatic Caucus]

    09/18/2019 5:50:06 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 3 replies
    The Overcomer I've pushed through the wings and stepped onto the Throne, I AM now with The LORD never alone, Vanquished the flesh across the Threshing Floor, Now Heaven is open as never before, The Eyes of Understanding now cover me, For now it is through His eyes I see, The wings represent the rest I now know, For now as Enoch it is with The LORD that I go . . .
  • Revealed: Secrets of the Sistine Chapel – Will Change the Christian World Forever

    05/31/2019 12:01:28 PM PDT · by thelightinthedark · 4,121 replies
    The Light in the dark place ^ | May 9, 2019 | THE LIGHT
    THE MOST PROFOUND SECRETS OF THE SISTINE CHAPEL TO EVER BE REVEALED The Sistine Chapel is the premier chapel of the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City, which is the official home residence of the Pope. The following presentation pulls back the curtain of the Sistine Chapel, unveiling secrets with spiritual revelations that have never been discovered and understood until now. (Read More)
  • Engineering Third World Migration (7min YouTube Video)

    03/06/2019 9:56:09 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10/18 (original date)
    Clickee here => https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zib2W-BXI68
  • China is unleashing killer robots and stealth drones that carry out targeted airstrikes without ...

    02/10/2019 7:40:51 PM PST · by cba123 · 35 replies
    The Sun UK ^ | February 10, 2019 | Jenny Awford
    China is unleashing killer robots and stealth drones that carry out targeted airstrikes without a human pressing the fire button (Full title) -- CHINA is aggressively unleashing lethal fully autonomous drones that can carry out targeted military strikes, a think tank has warned. The killer drones and pilotless aircraft fitted with AK-47 rifles are being exported to Asia, Africa and combat zones in the Middle East. (Please see link for full article) Apparently they will be ready this year. Keep on buying everything from China. Every single bit, makes China stronger, and stronger, and stronger. For 30 years, this has...
  • Stunning: U.S. military operating in 40 percent of world’s countries under guise of ‘war on terror’

    01/20/2019 10:18:45 AM PST · by SleeperCatcher · 128 replies
    Great Power War ^ | 1/20/19 | USA Features
    A stunning map published this month by Smithsonian Magazine provides new details about the expansive nature of U.S. military involvement around the world as it relates to the post-9/11 “war on terror.” Contrary to the narrative that the war is winding down, the map resembles a modern-day version of shows a U.S. military presence akin to the period when the the ‘sun never sat on the British empire.’ Some 17 years after the war began, U.S. military presence globally is expanding and has now spread to more than 40 percent of the world’s countries. By ‘presence,’ that includes U.S. military...
  • The Most Dangerous Cities in the World

    10/27/2018 2:57:35 PM PDT · by Bon mots · 64 replies
    Bon Mots ^ | October 27, 2018 | Bon Mots
    Listing of the world's most violent cities. Rank City Country Homicides(2017) Population(2017) Homicidesper 100,000 1 Los Cabos  Mexico 365 328,245 111.33 2 Caracas  Venezuela 3,387 3,046,104 111.19 3 Acapulco  Mexico 910 853,646 106.63 4 Natal  Brazil 1,378 1,343,573 102.56 5 Tijuana  Mexico 1,897 1,882,492 100.77 6 La Paz  Mexico 259 305,455 84.79 7 Fortaleza  Brazil 3,270 3,917,279 83.48 8 Ciudad Victoria  Mexico 301 361,078 83.32 9 Ciudad Guayana  Venezuela 728 906,879 80.28 10 Belém  Brazil 1,743 2,441,761 71.38 11 Vitória da Conquista  Brazil 245 348,718 70.26 12 Culiacán  Mexico 671 957,613 70.10 13 St. Louis  United States 205 311,404 65.83...
  • 23 charts and maps that show the world is getting much, much better

    10/21/2018 7:43:19 AM PDT · by Baynative · 16 replies
    Vox ^ | Dylan Matthews
    EXHIBIT: The power of media On display here is the power of the media that I think is helping to shape the distorted opinions of millennials. While the charts and maps show optimistic trends in almost every category, the author starts this report by saying: "For most Americans, these feel like bleak times. We have a massively unpopular, scandal-plagued president whose aides are being convicted of serious federal felonies. Overt, old-fashioned racism is publicly visible and powerful in a way it wasn’t only five years ago. More than 200 admired, powerful men have been accused of sexual misconduct or assault....
  • Small Arms Survey Shows U.S. with 40% of Firearms

    06/24/2018 5:04:46 AM PDT · by marktwain · 52 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 24 June, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Image from Small Arms Review According to the Small Arms Survey, world wide private firearms ownership has increased from about 650 million in 2006 to 857 million at the end of 2017. That is a 32% increase over the eleven year period, or 207 million firearms. The estimate for the United States increased from 270 million in to 393.3 million, a 46 percent increase or 123.3 million firearms, over the same period. The United States accounted for 60 percent of the total global increase. From smallarmssurvey.org: Uncertainty about any firearms data requires systematic estimation that relies on a broad...
  • 50 Ways The World is Getting Better

    04/27/2018 8:56:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    A Wealth of Common Sense ^ | 04/27/2018 | Ben Carlson
    “I am not an optimist. I am a very serious possibilist.” – Hans Rosling You don’t have to look too far to find negativity these days.Just watch the news, go on social media, or even have conversations with friends, family members, or co-workers.You’ll likely hear or read about political instability, natural disasters, murder, disease, or an endless list of bad news you can find 24/7 because of the free flow of information. Every year people label the current year the worst year ever but these people have obviously never read a history book.The combination the negativity and availability bias...
  • Trump's push for smaller government is having global benefit

    02/01/2018 1:26:21 PM PST · by richardb72 · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 2, 2018 | John R Lott Jr
    “What is good for the United States is good for the rest of the world,” has been Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s mantra. Americans know how stock prices have exploded in the United States since President Trump’s election, but stock prices started rising at the same time around the world. To the shocks of Trump’s American opponents, he was greeted by the international elites at the gathering in Davos, Switzerland as almost a conquering hero. Meanwhile, George Soros told people at the meetings that he thought that Trump was a “danger” to the world. So many people view economics as a...
  • Amir from Galilee on November 9: Trouble in the Middle East

    11/10/2017 7:02:55 AM PST · by firebrand · 13 replies
    Behold Israel YouTube Channel ^ | Nov. 9, 2017 | Amir Tsarfati
    Saudi Arabia's asking its people to leave Lebanon will create a crisis, as they are taking their money and the banks will fail. Lebanon's government is now essentially nonfunctioning. Macron has arrived unexpectedly in Saudi to try to make peace. More on the Europeans and Soros's meddling, donating to people and parties in the European Union parliament. And meanwhile Russia is silent. Repercussions of all of this on Israel, of course. An excellent summary and update. Look up, as always.