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Month: February 2014 (page 1 of 15)

Supreme Court Rules Police May Search A Home Without Obtaining A Warrant

America's Bald Eagle Crying

(ZeroHedge) – If the most disturbing, if underreported, news from yesterday, was Obama’s “modification” of NSA capabilities, which contrary to his earlier promises, was just granted even greater powers as phone recording will now be stored for even longer than previously, then this latest development from the Supreme Court – one which some could argue just voided the Fourth amendment – is even more shocking. RT reports that the US Supreme Court has ruled that police may search a home without obtaining a warrant despite the objection of one occupant if that occupant has been removed from the premises. With its 6 to 3 decision in Fernandez v. California on Tuesday, the Court sided with law enforcement’s ability to conduct warrantless searches after restricting police powers with its 2006 decision on a similar case.

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Stormy debate: Knesset hosts first-ever parley on Temple Mount sovereignty in plenum

(JP) – The State of Israel is pointless without the Temple Mount, MK Moshe Feiglin (Likud Beytenu) said at the first-ever plenum discussion of Israeli sovereignty over the holy site on Tuesday.

The debate came on the same day as the latest in a series of rioting on the Mount in the past month, by Arabs who object to any Jewish presence on the holy site. Tuesday morning’s riot resulted in three arrests and two police officers lightly injured. Stun grenades were used to disperse the rioters.

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Ukraine: ‘No takeover’ at Crimean capital’s airport, ‘self-defense squads’ on nearby patrol

(RT) – The self-defense squads that raided Simferopol International Airport during the night have left the airport terminal, but are still patrolling the grounds outside. Airport security says the squads are helping to ensure safety.

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Rome days away from bankruptcy

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(Telegraph) – Matteo Renzi, the Italian prime minister, came under pressure on Thursday as the city of Rome was on the brink of bankruptcy after parliament threw out a bill that would have injected fresh funding.

Ignazio Marino, Rome mayor, said city services like public transport would come to a halt and that he would not be a “Nero” – the Roman emperor who, legend has it, strummed his lyre as the city burnt to the ground.

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Mt Gox Files For Bankruptcy After $473 Million In Bitcoins “Disappeared”

(ZeroHedge) – For a case study of a blistering rise and an absolutely epic fall of an exchange that i) was named after Magic: the Gathering and ii) transacted in a digital currency which many have speculated was conceived by the NSA nearly two decades ago and was used as a honeypot to trap the gullible, look no further than Mt.Gox which after halting withdrawals for the second (and final time) has finally done the honorable thing, and filed for bankruptcy. As the WSJ reports, “Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox said Friday it was filing for bankruptcy protection after losing almost 750,000 of its customers’ bitcoins, marking the collapse of a marketplace that once dominated trading in the virtual currency.
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Russia says Georgia’s entry to NATO could lead to war

WEB Notes: How about the timing of this with the crisis in Ukraine…

(RiaNovosti) – Russia’s foreign minister has warned of a repetition of its 2008 war with Georgia if the South Caucasus state joins NATO.

Speaking at a news conference after the NATO-Russia Council in Brussels on Thursday, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he had warned NATO foreign ministers against “pushing the current Georgian regime towards a repetition of their August 2008 gamble.”

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Russia Puts Fighter Jets on Combat Alert as Tensions Mount

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WEB Notes: Russia furthers this move after United States Secretary of State John Kerry said, Russian intervention in Ukraine ‘would be a grave mistake’

(Infowars) – Russian fighter jets along the country’s western border have been put on combat alert as tensions mount over fears that Moscow is preparing to intervene militarily to protect its interests in Ukraine.

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Damascus Gathers in Hordes for Food as Foreign Backed War Has Destroyed Syria

WEB Notes: The following is a note we made on, “7 Million Displaced Syrians, Bayda Massacre, & other Reports you Didn’t See on American TV

WEB Notes: We are all well aware of the prophecy concerning the destruction of Damascus in Isaiah 17:1. Now let us read Jeremiah 49:23-27,

23 Concerning Damascus. Hamath is confounded, and Arpad: for they have heard evil tidings: they are fainthearted; there is sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet.

On another level we know the sea are the people (Revelation 17:15) and there is most definitely sorrow among them .

24 Damascus is waxed feeble, and turneth herself to flee, and fear hath seized on her: anguish and sorrows have taken her, as a woman in travail.

The article you are about to read documents over a 1/3 of the population is now displaced. We also know the end is refered to as birth pains of a woman in travail. This prophecy is for us now in these end times.

25 How is the city of praise not left, the city of my joy!

26 Therefore her young men shall fall in her streets, and all the men of war shall be cut off in that day, saith the Lord of hosts.

Estimates range from 100,000 to 110,000 now dead due to the raging war in Syria.

27 And I will kindle a fire in the wall of Damascus, and it shall consume the palaces of Benhadad.

(Daily Mail) – Hundreds of men, women and children fight to get to the front of the queue as a refugee camp in Damascus receives food parcels after being cut off for months.

Today the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) called on rebel forces and Al-Assad’s troops alike to allow ‘safe and unhindered humanitarian access’ to thousands of civilians in Yarmouk, a Palestinian district in the Syrian capital.

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Sun Ejects X4.9-Class Solar Flare

 X4.9-class solar flare

(Video, Space Weather) – Long-lived sunspot AR1967 returned to the Earthside of the sun on Feb. 25th and promptly erupted, producing an X4.9-class solar flare.  This is the strongest flare of the year so far and one of the strongest of the current solar cycle. A movie from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory shows the explosion hurling a loop of hot plasma away from the blast site.

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Navy commander killed in Orange Park hotel

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WEB Notes: There is a great shaking taking place around the globe. It should be obvious to anyone reading the news, things are not normal. Further read these past headlines on the topic of removed military commanders, “Air Force Fires Commander of Land-Based U.S. Nuclear Arsenal” and “Air Force: Strips Authority of 17 Nuclear Missile Officers to Launch ICBMs.”

(News4Jax) – Police are investigating the killing of a U.S. Navy commander who was found dead in a Orange Park hotel room earlier this month.

An employee of the Astoria Hotel at 150 Park Avenue found the body about 8:45 a.m. Feb. 12.

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Russia Seeks Several Military Bases Abroad – Defense Minister

(Rionovosti) – Russia is planning to expand its permanent military presence outside its borders by placing military bases in a number of foreign countries, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday.

Shoigu said the list includes Vietnam, Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua, the Seychelles, Singapore and several other countries.

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6.1M: Earthquake Rattles Alaska

(Liberty Voice) – According to the U.S. Geological Survey, an earthquake of 6.1 magnitude rumbled near the town of Nikolski, Alaska today at about 9:13 a.m. UTC.

The earthquake occurred about 133 miles WNW of the town.  It was also 142 miles NE of Atka, 217 miles W of Unalaska and 964 miles WSW of Anchorage.

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