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Date: March 19, 2015

Presbyterian Church (USA) votes to formally recognize gay marriage and allow same-sex weddings

WEB Notes: Satan has owned the churches for about two thousand years. Paul told us, “For the mystery of iniquity doth already work,” even in his time (2 Thessalonians 2:7). Naturally, Satan is that iniquity and he is taking hold on the churches today like never before. This along with all of the other articles we have posted on this subject document most churches are spiritually dead. Including those who would attend these so called houses of worship.

(Source: NY Daily News) – Members of the Presbyterian Church (USA) have voted to make the 1.8-million-member, 10,000-congregation denomination the largest U.S. Presbyterian group to formally recognize gay marriage allow same-sex weddings.

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NSA Document Reveals the “ISIS Formed by US, UK, Israel Intelligence Apparatus” to justify the Invasion of Syria

(Source: From The Trenches) – To the horror of many, the NSA document disclosed that the group was formed by US, UK and Israel intelligence apparatus as part of a strategy known as the hornet’s nest in order to attract the fundamentalists from around the world to Syria.

The nuclear talks which were infused with unnecessary optimism are no longer seen by many to yield much fruit as Washington once again reveals its true colors and pernicious intentions by imposing further sanctions on Iranian companies and individuals.

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Putin signs treaty integrating South Ossetia into Russia. Russian treaty with South Ossetia breaks international law: NATO.

Putin signs treaty integrating South Ossetia into Russia
(Source: AlJazeera) – Russia tightened its control Wednesday over a second breakaway region of Georgia, with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the leader of South Ossetia signing a new treaty that calls for nearly full integration.

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Swedish central bank cuts key rate further below zero

(Source: Yahoo) – Sweden’s central bank took its key interest rate further into negative territory Wednesday in a surprise move aimed at supporting a return to inflation.

The Riksbank cut its repo rate by 0.15 percentage points to -0.25 percent and said it was buying government bonds worth 30 billion kronor ($3.4 billion, 3.2 billion euros) to prevent an appreciating krona from hindering an uptick in inflation.

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If Damascus falls, Europe won’t be far behind – US senator

(Video, Source: RT) – As a new report details the devastation wrought upon Syria by four years of rebellion, a Virginia state senator who once thanked the Syrian government for defending Christians is worried about the fate of Damascus, the Middle East and Europe.

“If Damascus falls, the dreaded black and white flag of ISIS will fly” over Syria, Virginia state Senator Richard Black told RT. “Within a period of months after the fall of Damascus, Jordan will fall and Lebanon will fall,” he said, adding that the self-proclaimed Islamic State would then target Europe next.

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Exclusive From Tel Aviv to Turtle Bay

(Source: FP) – After years of blocking U.N. efforts to pressure Israelis and Palestinians into accepting a lasting two-state solution, the United States is edging closer toward supporting a U.N. Security Council resolution that would call for the resumption of political talks to conclude a final peace settlement, according to Western diplomats.

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California drought: State OKs sweeping restrictions on water use

WEB Notes: Too little too late. The drought last year was the worst on record, I believe this year is going to beat last year. Meaning the reservoirs are dangerously low.

(Source: SFGate) – California officials approved a package of far-reaching water restrictions Tuesday, limiting homes and businesses in much of the Bay Area and elsewhere to just two days of outdoor watering per week while cracking down on the way restaurants and hotels use water.

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Study: Euthanasia cases more than double in northern Belgium. French parliament passes ‘deep sleep’ bill for end of life.

Study: Euthanasia cases more than double in northern Belgium
(Source: Yahoo) – Almost one in 20 people in northern Belgium died using euthanasia in 2013, more than doubling the numbers in six years, a study released Tuesday showed.

The universities of Ghent and Brussels found that since euthanasia was legalized in 2002, the acceptance of ending a life at the patient’s request has greatly increased. While a 2007 survey showed only 1.9 percent of deaths from euthanasia in the region, the figure was 4.6 percent in 2013.

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