Mount St. Helens shows signs of reawakening

Geologists expect future dome-building eruptions at the volcano. "It looks like Mount St. Helens is getting ready to erupt again and it can happen in the order of years to decades," Moran said. Those eruptions will likely be similar to the one that started a decade ago and no massive eruption like the one in 1980 is expected. "Part of that is that there isn't as nearby big a cork," Moran said.  





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Russia threatens to retaliate against U.S. military

The security officials said Russia complained Sunday in quiet talks with United Nations representatives that the Obama administration’s current aerial campaign against Islamic State fighters in Syria is a violation of international agreements regarding control of Syrian airspace. The officials said Russia warned it could potentially retaliate if U.S. or Arab airstrikes go beyond targeting Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, and instead bomb any Syrian regime targets.  






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California drought and climate warming: Studies find no clear link

Global warming contributed to extreme heat waves in many parts of the world last year, but cannot be definitively linked to the California drought, according to a report released Monday.  






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Peru earthquake kills eight in Andes village

At least eight people have died in an earthquake in southern Peru, officials announced on Sunday. The 4.9-magnitude quake hit the Cusco region in the early hours of Sunday. Worst affected was the remote Andean village of Misca, where 45 homes collapsed killing four children and four adults, emergency workers said.  





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Twenty Five Thousand Earthquakes

Around 25,000 earthquakes have registered on Icelandic Met Office’s equipment since August 29. The eruption is one of the largest in the world. All in all 39 quakes over 5.0 have been recorded, most of them in the rim of the Bárðarbunga crater. 





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Another Oklahoma Man, Reportedly a Muslim, Arrested After He Allegedly Threatened to Cut Off Coworker’s Head: ‘This Is Just What We Do’

A fired Oklahoma City nursing home employee was arrested after a female coworker reported that he threatened to behead her, the Oklahoman said. The woman said she asked him why they kill Christians and he replied, “This is just what we do,” the detective reported. “The victim said Jacob asked her what time she got off work and she replied by asking him in a joking manner if he was going to kill her,” the detective wrote. “Jacob told the victim, ‘Yes,’ he was going to cut her head off.  






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Mexico Shock as Kidnapped Lawmaker Killed, Burned

A Mexican federal lawmaker was killed and burned after being abducted in broad daylight, authorities confirmed on Wednesday, shocking his ruling party amid government assurances that violence is down. 




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Fukushima, Japan Rocked By Two Earthquakes in One Hour; Epicenter Near Nuclear Plants

A pair of moderate earthquakes struck just off the coast of Japan's Fukushima Prefecture Wednesday, close to the nuclear power plants crippled by the March 2011 tsunami. There were no early reports of damage, injuries, or new problems at the nuclear plants.  





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During UN Speech Obama Praises "Moderate" Muslim Who Called For Slaughter of U.S. Troops

This is not the first time that the Obama administration has extoled Bin Bayyah, who also has served as the vice president of a Muslim scholars group founded by a radical Muslim Brotherhood leader who has called “for the death of Jews and Americans,” according to Fox News and other reports.  




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Digital jihad: ISIS, Al Qaeda Seek a Cyber Caliphate to Launch Attacks on US

Jihadists in the Middle East are ramping up efforts to mount a massive cyber attack on the U.S., with leaders from both Islamic State and Al Qaeda – including a hacker who once broke into former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s Gmail account – recruiting web savvy radicals, FoxNews.com has learned. 






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Catholic Cardinal McCarrick Embraces Islam

“In the name of God, the Merciful and Compassionate,” McCarrick said as he introduced himself to the audience at a meeting arranged by the Muslim Public Affairs Council. That praise of the Islamic deity is an important phrase in Islam, is found more than 100 times in the Koran, and is akin to the Catholic prayer, ”In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.” McCarrick next claimed that “Catholic social teaching is based on the dignity of the human person… [and] as you study the holy Koran, as you study Islam, basically, this is what Muhammad the prophet, peace be upon him, has been teaching.” 







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Islamic State calls for attacking civilians

Fighters of the Islamic State militant group are ready to battle a U.S.-led military coalition seeking to destroy it, the group’s spokesman said in a new audio recording in which he called on Muslims worldwide to kill civilians of nations that join the fight. 






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Venezuela's Maduro launches civilian disarmament plan

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced he is expanding a plan to disarm civilians. Speaking on the International Day of Peace, Mr Maduro said his government would invest $47m (£29m) and create 60 new disarmament centres. According to United Nations figures, Venezuela has the second highest peacetime murder rate in the world after Honduras. 






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US, Arab allies launch first wave of strikes in Syria

The United States, joined by five Arab allies, launched an intense campaign of airstrikes, bombings and cruise-missile attacks against the Islamic State and another militant group in Syria Monday night – marking the first U.S. military intervention in Syria since the start of that country’s civil war in 2011.





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WHO forecasts more than 20,000 Ebola cases by November 2

The World Health Organization has warned in a new report that the number of people infected with the Ebola virus could reach 20,000 by the beginning of November if efforts to contain the outbreak are not accelerated. The outbreak has killed around 2,800 people in five West African countries this year.  





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Is ISIS Trying to Assassinate Pope Francis?

"What has been declared by the self-declared Islamic State is clear – they want to kill the pope. The threats against the Pope are credible," Al Sadr said. "I believe they could try to kill him during one of his overseas trips or even in Rome.  





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Obama Declines Invitation to Attend Memorial Dedication for Disabled Veterans

Obama declined the invitation, making him the first president in recent history not to formally accept a new national memorial. Organizers of the event were caught off guard when informed by the White House of the president’s decision this week and are hoping to receive an explanation from the White House as to why Obama will not be attending the ceremony..The 5th of October falls on a Sunday - which is typically a day this president likes to golf.  





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US admits there is a much scarier terrorist group than ISIS

Very little information is being released at the moment by anyone within American intelligence circles, but the group calling itself Khorasan is said by officials to have concrete plans for striking targets in the United States and Europe as a chosen modus operandi – more so than the Islamic State (IS), formerly known as ISIS.  





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Tiny Implants Could Give Humans Self-Healing Superpowers

Wolverine, Ghost Rider, the Incredible Hulk — all of these characters have at least one awesome trait in common: the ability to heal themselves. And now, the Pentagon wants to give ordinary people this superhuman capability.  





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Lockdown Begins in Sierra Leone to Battle Ebola

The most ambitious and aggressive government campaign against the Ebola epidemic gripping parts of West Africa began on Friday when Sierra Leone ordered everyone in the country to remain indoors for three days, suspending commerce, emptying the streets and halting this beleaguered nation in its tracks in an attempt stop the disease from spreading.




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Watch out: eBay vulnerability leads to phishing log-in page

Thinking about picking up a used iPhone on eBay? Shop carefully, friends: it's apparently phishing season. The BBC is reporting some auction listings are redirecting to counterfeit eBay login pages -- fronts for phishing scams designed to steal customer usernames and credit card information. 




Read More: http://www.engadget.com/2014/09/19/ebay-phishing/






White House intruder makes it into building; arrested

An  unarmed man who scaled the fence of the White House was able to make it inside doors to the building's North Portico on Friday, the Secret Service told the Los Angeles Times.







Another Huge Middle Eastern Country With An Al Qaeda Franchise Is On The Verge Of Exploding

Over 120 people were reportedly killed during fighting in a Middle Eastern capital on Friday, but it wasn't Baghdad or Damascus. With a Shi'ite rebel movement marching on Sa'ana, Yemen now seems like it's primed to be the next country in the region to stare down the prospect of violent collapse.  





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France launches first air strikes on IS in Iraq

French jets have carried out their first strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq, the office of President Francois Hollande says. A statement said planes had attacked an IS depot in north-east Iraq, and there would be more raids in the coming days. The US has carried out more than 170 air strikes against the jihadist group in Iraq since mid-August. 






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Extensive Gas Pollution in Iceland, Fewer Quakes in Bárðarbunga

Sulfur dioxide (SO2) gas is expected to pollute the air in North Iceland from Strandir to Eyjafjörður, the north-central highlands and East Iceland from Egilsstaðir to Höfn, as forecast by the Icelandic Met Office, valid until midnight tonight. People who feel discomfort are advised to stay indoors, close their windows, turn up the heat and turn off air conditioning if there is visible haze. Use periods of good air quality to ventilate the house.  





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U.N. to deploy Ebola mission as death toll reaches 2,630

The United Nations Security Council on Thursday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a "threat to international peace and security" as the death toll hit 2,630... Since then the virus has infected at least 5,357 people, according to World Health Organization (WHO), mostly in Guinea, neighboring Sierra Leone and Liberia. It has also spread to Senegal and Nigeria.  





Read More: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/19/us-health-ebola-idUSKBN0HD2E420140919







False Christs Arising Worldwide Claiming to Be Second Coming of Jesus

A number of false Christs have been arising in various nations worldwide, claiming to be the second coming of Jesus. While many are following these self-proclaimed Messiahs, some are speaking out against their cults, being mindful of Christ’s words in Matthew 24:5, “For many shall come in My name, saying, ‘I am Christ,’ and shall deceive many.”  





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Scientists Admit Defeat And Ask Pope Francis To Help Combat Global Warming

In what is being described as a ‘watershed moment’, a group of scientists have called on Pope Francis and the Roman Catholic Church to help combat global warming. It sounds a rather bizarre relationship doesn’t it? relying on politicians to combat global warming is not enough and that engaging faith leaders could be just the spark required to ignite billions of people around the world into changing aspects of their lifestyles to prevent... climate change.  





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Enterovirus 68 confirmed in Minnesota

Minnesota is the latest state to detect a case of a respiratory illness caused by the virus known as enterovirus 68. State health officials announced Wednesday that a case had been confirmed in a child who was hospitalized with acute symptoms. The child has since been released and is recovering at home, the agency said.  





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Law enforcement bulletin warned of ISIS urging jihad attacks on US soil

A law enforcement bulletin...warned that Islamic State fighters have increased calls for "lone wolves" to attack U.S. soldiers in America...one tweet that called for jihadists to find service members' addresses online and then "show up and slaughter them." There will be “a continued call - by Western fighters in Syria and terrorist organizations - for lone offender attacks against U.S. military facilities and personnel,”...  






Read More: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/09/17/law-enforcement-bulletin-warned-isis-urging-jihad-attacks-on-us-soil/







Ancient 'moon god' monument unearthed in Israel

A 5,000-year-old stone structure in the shape of the crescent moon in northern Israel has been identified to be an ancient monument, predating much of the construction of Stonehenge in England and Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt. The structure, known as Rujum en-Nabi Shua'ayb or Jethro Cairn, is located near the Sea of Galilee.  





Read More: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/israel/11101656/Ancient-moon-god-monument-unearthed-in-Israel.html






Doctor: Gov’t ‘Tight-Lipped’ on Respiratory Virus, May be From Illegals

Dr. Jane Orient, Executive Director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, reported that the government has been “real tight-lipped” about the mysterious respiratory illness that has struck children in the United States, expressed concern that the illegal immigrant minors from Central America could be the source, and argued that the government should devote more resources to border security to combat the spread of disease... 





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U.S. officials in meltdown on Obama's Ebola mission

None of the government health witnesses testifying were able to answer basic questions, including how many physicians and nurses would be among the 3,000 troops allocated or what type of protective equipment and training would be employed to prevent infection. retired Lt. Gen. William G. Boykin has charged that sending American troops to combat Ebola in Liberia is “an absolute misuse of the U.S. military.”  





Read More: http://www.wnd.com/2014/09/u-s-officials-in-meltdown-on-obamas-ebola-mission/






Red tide off northwest Florida could hit economy

It's like Florida's version of The Blob. Slow moving glops of toxic algae in the northeast Gulf of Mexico are killing sea turtles, sharks and fish, and threatening the waters and beaches that fuel the region's economy.  





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Expect the Unexpected: More 9.0 Megaquakes Are Coming, Study Says

No one should be surprised if a magnitude-9 megaquake erupts off America's West Coast — or anywhere else around the Pacific Ocean's "Ring of Fire," for that matter. That's the upshot of a study in October's issue of the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America  





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‘It’s Already Erupting, But Not Explosive’: Lava Flows From Philippine Volcano; Thousands Flee

“It’s already erupting, but not explosive,” said Renato Solidum, who heads the government’s volcano monitoring agency. “Currently, the activity is just lava coming down. If there is an explosion, all sides of the volcano are threatened.” 





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Earthquake damages dozens of houses, injures four in West Sumatra

An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale jolted Tanah Datar, a region located around 17 kilometers southeast of Padang Panjang, West Sumatra early on Thursday, said the Disaster Mitigation National agency (BNPB). 







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US Military's New Laser Gun Zaps Drones

Boeing recently announced that its mobile laser weapon, dubbed the High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL MD), successfully shot down more than 150 drones, rockets and other mock enemy targets in a third round of tests. The trials prove that the laser weapon is reliable and capable of consistently "acquiring, tracking and engaging a variety of targets in different environments," according to Boeing.  





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Ebola death toll hits 2,400: WHO

The worst-ever outbreak of Ebola fever has now killed more than 2,400 people and infected twice that number, according to a new toll released on Friday by the World Health Organization. “As of Sept. 12, we are at 4,784 cases and more than 2,400 deaths,” the head of the U.N. health agency, Margaret Chan, told a news conference on the spiraling West African health crisis. 





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3.5-magnitude earthquake felt near Lake Tahoe

A 3.5-magnitude earthquake was felt near Lake Tahoe on Wednesday evening, according to the USGS.  





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Researcher: 20 Percent Chance Ebola Will Spread to US Within 2 Weeks

Ira Longini, a professor of biostatistics at the University of Florida, was part of a team of researchers that used a mathematical model to generate projections of the epidemic spread of Ebola worldwide. The scientists took into consideration daily airline passenger travel worldwide, information about the disease’s spread rate, and other factors. “As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues to spread, isolated cases will likely make their way to the United States,” Longini told Newsmax Health. “Our latest estimates show there is a nearly 20 percent chance that this will occur within two weeks.”  





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"Extreme" solar storm streaking towards Earth, scientists say

An extreme solar flare is blasting its way to Earth and could mess up some power grids, satellites and radio transmissions, scientists say. It's been several years since Earth has had a solar storm of this size coming from sunspots smack in the middle of the sun, said Tom Berger, director of the Space Weather Prediction Center in Boulder, Colorado.  





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Eruption Update: Earthquake Activity Continuing

Around 20 earthquakes were measured in the Bárðarbunga area between midnight and 6:30 am, which is about half the number of events detected during the same period yesterday, according to the latest report from the Icelandic Met Office. The largest earthquake last night measured magnitude 5.3 and occurred shortly after midnight at the southern caldera rim of Bárðarbunga. 





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Beheaded corpse of alleged Israeli spy found in Sinai with note attached

This is the eighth beheading claimed by the Islamic State linked group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis in under a month. Residents in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula said on Wednesday they found a beheaded corpse bearing a note signed by an Islamist militant group linked to the Syria and Iraq-based Islamic State, accusing the victim of being an Israeli spy.  




Read More: http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Beheaded-corpse-of-alleged-Israeli-spy-found-in-Sinai-with-note-attached-374961





Raging Floods Kill Over 440 in Pakistan, India

Raging monsoon floods sweeping across India and Pakistan have killed more than 440 people, authorities said Tuesday, warning hundreds of thousands more to be prepared to flee their homes as helicopters and boats raced to save marooned victims.  






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Enterovirus Likely to Spread Through Schools, Experts Say

A rare virus is marching through the Midwest just in time for back-to-school, the time of year when viruses start to spread rapidly between students before infecting the rest of the population.  




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‘I Stand by My Point:’ Joel Osteen’s Wife Unrepentant over Remarks of Worshiping God ‘for Self’

Victoria Osteen, wife of megachurch speaker and author Joel Osteen, is standing by her controversial remarks that called upon congregants at Lakewood Church to “do good for your own self” because obedience, the church and worship are not for God as much as for self-happiness.  




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Chick-fil-A Founder S. Truett Cathy Dead at 93

S. Truett Cathy, the founder of Chick-fil-A, died Monday at the age of 93, the restaurant announced. “Cathy relied on a keen business sense, a strong work ethic, and a deep Christian faith to build a tiny diner in the Atlanta suburb of Hapeville, Georgia,” the company wrote in a statement to employees.  





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