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Gunmen kill pro-Assad figure in Lebanon as Syria war spreads

(GMA News) – Gunmen assassinated a well-known media defender of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Lebanon on Wednesday, as Syria’s civil war steadily infects its smaller neighbor.

The conflict is also spilling over Syria’s northern border, where Turkish troops returned fire after stray bullets from Syria struck the police headquarters and several homes in the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, the Turkish military said.

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After re-election, Obama asked aides how to govern without Congress

(Washington Examiner) – Politico’s Glenn Thrush reports that after President Obama won re-election, he tried to find out ways of pushing his second term agenda without the Republican-led Congress.

“Guys, I don’t want politics to be a limit of what you recommend to me,” Obama told senior aides David Plouffe, Lew, Dan Pfeiffer and Pete Rouse a couple of weeks after his reelection, according to a White House aide with direct knowledge of the meeting.

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Quantum Dawn 2 will test Wall Street’s cyber readiness

WEB Notes: These drills are becoming more common. The video at the end of this article is for your consideration.
(Video, Computerworld) – Starting at around 8.30 a.m. ET Thursday and continuing through Friday morning, dozens of major Wall Street firms will come under a series of massive cyberattacks aimed at crippling financial services networks around the country.

Fortunately for the firms — and their customers — the attacks will simply be a drill, codenamed Quantum Dawn 2. The effort is designed to test cyber incident response and coordination capabilities within the U.S. financial services sector.

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Gay-Activist Nominee as Ambassador to Dominican Republic Viewed as ‘Insult’

(Breitbart) – Catholic Bishop Pablo Cedano of the Dominican Republic said that President Barack Obama’s choice of an openly gay nominee as the ambassador to the conservative and largely Catholic island nation will face strong opposition. If James “Wally” Brewster becomes the U.S. ambassador, Cedano said, “he is going to suffer and will have to leave.” CNS News reported that following the announcement in early July of Brewster’s nomination, Cedano, who is auxiliary Catholic bishop of Santo Domingo, said that Obama’s selection demonstrated “a lack of sensitivity, of respect by the United States.”

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CDC Admits as Many as 30 Million Americans Could be at Risk for Cancer Due to Polio Vaccine

WEB Notes: The CDC pulled the page this article is referencing. Which is the original link we put in bold below.  Truth hurts I suppose. Updated: Here is a cached copy of the link in bold below.

(The Liberty Beacon) – Do vaccines cause cancer? Well Straight from the horses mouth, The CDC says it just may be so … but after 50 years they state more studies are needed (REALLY?).

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posts on its own website the concern that as many as 30 million Americans could be at risk for cancer after receiving a Polio vaccination during the 1955 – 1963 time frame. This possibility exists because the vaccine in question was found to be contaminated with the SV40 virus. Most Americans received multiple doses of this vaccine that was administered to almost 100 million people.

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Ruins: Syria’s Uprising and the Destruction it has Caused

WEB Notes: In essence this is a warning to us all, the Damascus prophecy (Isaiah 17:1) is literally imminent as Damascus has already taken some damage. With that, the Persian prophecy (Daniel 8) will follow close in hand which ushers in the false messiah. For more pictures of the devastation in Syria follow this link. Consider these pictures are from April 2013, meaning the carnage has increased exponentially.

(NY Times) – Little by little, the central Syrian city of Homs is losing its infrastructure and its landmarks. The national hospital lies in ruins. Rebel-held neighborhoods stretch for blocks without an intact building. 
Many government offices are closed. The silver-domed mosque of Khalid bin al-Waleed — named for an early Islamic warrior particularly revered by Sunnis — stands pockmarked and perforated. 

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Egypt swears in new liberal Cabinet, shutting out Islamist parties

WEB Notes: The U.S. supports the Muslim Brotherhood all over the middle east. With that said there is no doubt that Morsi behind the scenes made a mistake in the eye of his handlers. Now the U.S. is exerting more control over this region of the world by moving in Navy ships.

(MSN) – Egypt swore in its first Cabinet on Tuesday since President Mohammed Morsi was thrown out of office, putting relative liberals in charge of key ministries and shutting out Islamists that were elected into power last year.

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McKeon: State Department Ignores Major Russian Treaty Violation

WEB Notes: Of course they ignored it. There are new treaties being formed. New World Order: What Will Become of Earth’s Governments?

(Free Beacon) – The State Department’s annual report on arms control compliance failed to identify a major Russian treaty violation, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said Monday.

“Both the unclassified and classified arms control compliance reports the administration recently submitted—almost three months late—have failed to address the concerns I raised with [House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence] Chairman [Mike] Rogers in our letters to the president,” Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (R., Calif.) said in a statement.

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Hungary asks IMF to leave the country after early payback

(RT) – Hungary has announced plans to repay its bailout loan from the International Monetary Fund early and asked the organization to leave the country.

The head of Hungary’s Central Bank Gyorgy Matolcsy wrote a letter to IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Monday asking for it to close its representative office in Budapest as it was “not necessary to maintain” it any longer.

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Biblical Elements: Israeli PM Netanyahu’s Comments Indicate Israel Could Attack Iran Within Weeks

Israel PM Bomb Sign

By: Brandon T. Ward

Let us read this article using common sense and remove any bias we may hold toward one nation or the other. Israel’s Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has once again launched his rhetoric at Iran over their nuclear program. We have heard over and over again what a threat Iran poses towards Israel yet Israel is the country constantly promoting and executing violence. They have now attacked Syria four times this year which were all unprovoked attacks.

It is being reported Turkey allowed Israel to use its air base for the latest attack against Syria. Yesterday, it was reported Israel tested a nuclear capable missile. While Iran has not started a war in 100s of years…

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6.0M: Earthquake Strikes Papua New Guinea

(Lalate) – A 6.0 magnitude Papua New Guinea earthquake today 2013 has struck the west coast of the island. The Papua New Guinea earthquake today July 16, 2013 began out to sea but posted only a moderate depth.

Officials tell news that a 6.0 magnitude Papua New Guinea earthquake today started just after 7:35 PM local time today. The quake started off the west coast of the island, out to sea. But USGS indicates to news that the Papua New Guinea quake began with a moderate depth. It erupted only twenty-eight miles below sea level. As a result the quake could be felt to the east on-land.

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The Burden of Damascus: Car Bomb and Mortars Rock Syrian Capital

(BBC) – A car bomb has exploded north of the Syrian capital Damascus killing at least 13 people including 10 policemen, activists say.

The overnight blast struck near a police station in the town of Deir Atiyeh, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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