In a remarkable reversal, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in Abdu Dhabi Thursday afternoon, April 25, that the US intelligence community believes the Syrian government has used chemical weapons against its own people, determining with “varying degrees of confidence” that Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces have used the nerve agent sarin against civilians and forces fighting to remove Assad from power.
The White House is informing Congress about the chemical weapons use now, Hagel said, hours after he voiced reservations about the assessment Tuesday by senior Israeli military intelligence officer Brig. Gen. Itai Brun that the Assad regime had begun to practice chemical warfare.
(Video) – It seems that someone is in a hurry to meet the Sun. according to the reports released by NASA, recently discovered Comet ISON is rushing towards Sun and is expected to reach their by November.
What makes the even important for the earthlings is that if the comet, presently 386 million miles from the Sun, slightly closer to the Sun than the planet Jupiter, manages to survive the encounter with the sun, and then it might be visible even in daylight from Earth’s by the end of the year.
The whole notion of the police “manhunt” is not a new American phenomenon. Cops chase bad guys, cops corner bad guys. Sometimes the bad guys give up quietly, sometimes they go down in a blaze of glory. But we’ve always had rules of engagement when it came to law enforcement interaction with the general public.
It appears all that got thrown out the window in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon terror bombing and the subsequent police chase in Cambridge, Massachusetts that came to a screeching halt in Watertown.
Ukraine will cover the collapsed roof of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant with special resin to prevent the spread of radioactive dust, a senior nuclear safety official said here Tuesday.
“As soon as the weather permits, we will cover the equipment under the caved-in parts of the roof with special resin,” Mikhail Gashev, Ukraine’s chief inspector of nuclear and radiation safety, told reporters. […]
WEB Notes: Nearly a 5th of the country has created a law for something the people do not want. The peoples have said NO to gay marriage… No wonder our country is falling apart, we are under the cursings of Deuteronomy 28… Have you ever asked yourself, what percentage of the population is gay? What if I told you a 2000 U.S. Census Bureau study showed that the number was less than 1%?
What does God think about gay marriage you ask? Leviticus 20:13 – “If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.” Remember the story of Sodom and Gomorrah? It brought God down! The governments of the world, the powers that be are making way for the beast system of Revelation… Have you read? Do you understand Satan comes before Christ?
Fierce gunbattles have remained unrelenting across Syria, as forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad seized a strategic town east of Damascus, state media and opposition activists have said.
Activists and fighters said on Wednesday that the army had entered the town of Otaiba, which has been used by rebels as a weapons supply route for the past eight months.
A recent study by a Harvard pediatric neurologist and neuroscientist has found that WIFI signals and cell towers can exert a disorganizing effect on the ability to learn and remember in addition to destabilizing the immune and metabolic functions of the body. The study found that children are more vulnerable than adults.
Police fought running battles with protesters in central Paris last night after the French parliament approved legislation authorising same-sex couples to marry and to adopt children.
The vote, which made France the fourteenth country in the world to legalise gay marriage, was hailed by supporters as an epoch-defining commitment to equality. But it sparked fury among opponents.
GE Capital is quietly cutting off lending to gun shops, as the company rethinks its relationship to firearms amid the fallout from the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. – Full Story: WSJ
Yesterday we reported that, in so many words, Obama told the public not to come to any conclusions about the Boston bombings until the government has put together their official version of events.
Just hours before Obama made that speech a politician in New Hampshire was in the news for saying the exact opposite, even suggesting that this terrorist attack could be an inside job.