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Date: June 2, 2016 (page 1 of 2)

Active volcanoes in the world: May 25 – 31, 2016

Image Courtesy: Pixabay

Image Courtesy: Pixabay

Source: The Watchers | New activity/unrest was observed at 5 volcanoes between May 25 and 31, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (UK) | Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Piton de la Fournaise,…… Read more »

For the latest volcano news headlines including eruption details and map resources please visit the “Volcano News” section of our site.

Bible Verse of the Day: Proverbs 15:1

Bible Verse of the Day

Proverbs 15:1

“A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.”

What Food Costs in Venezuela: Eggs $150 a Dozen, Dry Milk $100 a Pound

Now, those who are having difficulty finding food in Venezuela have another problem: being able to afford it. Food costs in Venezuela have soared so high, they’re practically extraterrestrial. Those who didn’t stock up on emergency food back before the government there made it illegal are now probably fervently wishing they had.Here’s a crash course on hyperinflation.

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The Debt Is Worse than Ever, but the Public Seems Unaware

One of the fascinating quirks of humanity, studied by scientists ranging frombehavioral economists to psychologists, is how our perceptions of events are shaped as much by our expectations as by objective realities.

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Census: Illegal immigration up 57% to 550,000 In One Year

Illegal immigration has exploded 57 percent in less than two years, with at least 550,000 new undocumented aliens pouring into America in a trend that is set to continue growing, according to new Census data.

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Ft. Riley cancels Gen. Boykin after stand against transgender bathrooms

Retired Lt. General Jerry Boykin made headlines late last month when Hampden-Sydney College re-instated him to the faculty shortly after parting ways because he had vowed to lop off the schlong of any transgendered “woman” in the bathroom with his daughter.

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Obama: Prepare to Flee Climate-Caused Hurricane Devastation – Video

Pres. Obama called for every American to put together a disaster supply kit and evacuation plan because climate change is bringing “more powerful and more devastating” hurricanes to the U.S. – even though the U.S. hasn’t been hit with a major hurricane in more than a decade.

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Shooting at UCLA: Gun-Free Zone fails again

At least two people were shot dead at the University of California, Los Angeles on Wednesday, police and campus officials said, drawing officers in camouflage and tactical gear to the scene and prompting officials to lock down the campus. Police were considering the possibility of a murder-suicide.

Source: Shooting at UCLA: Gun-Free Zone fails again

Two U.S. Bishops employees found advocating gay ‘marriage’ on social media

The Lepanto Institute has issued another report showing employees of the U.S. Catholic bishops publicly advocating activities that violate fundamental Catholic teaching.

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Obama Issues Annual Proclamation Calling Upon Americans to ‘Celebrate’ June as ‘LGBT Pride Month’

As the most vocal president in American history in regard to homosexuality and transgenderism, Barack Obama issued on Tuesday his eighth annual proclamation calling upon Americans to “celebrate diversity” in observing June as “LGBT Pride Month.”

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Catholic Church hired lobby firms to block N.Y. kid-rape laws

Not leaving it to divine chance, the state Catholic Conference has turned in recent years to some of Albany’s most well-connected and influential lobby firms to help block a bill that would make it easier for child sex abuse victims to seek justice.

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Half Of US Households Are “Financially Fragile”, Cannot Afford $400 Emergency

Increasingly precarious, it seems. In an article entitled “The Secret Shame of Middle Class Americans” in this month’s issue of The Atlantic, the writer Neal Gabler – an author, film critic and academic – came out as one of the many millions of apparently middle-class Americans who are in fact living in a “more or less continual state of financial peril” – scrabbling around to make ends meet, and mostly failing.

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