In the News – 30th May 2016

IN THE NEWS

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A First Look at America’s Supergun

May 30, 2016

The weapon is called a railgun and requires neither gunpowder nor explosive. It is powered by electromagnetic rails that accelerate a hardened projectile to staggering velocity—a battlefield meteorite with the power to one day transform military strategy, say supporters, and keep the U.S. ahead of advancing Russian and Chinese weaponry.

Wall Street Journal

‘French Jews Experiencing Worst Situation Since 1945’

May 29, 2016

French Jews are experiencing the most difficult situation they have encountered since the end of World War II, the newly-elected president of France’s umbrella of Jewish communities said.

Jerusalem Post

Mind-Reaching Machine Could Soon Turn Your Secret Thoughts Into Speech

May 28, 2016

A mind-reaching machine that can translate thoughts into speech is coming closer to reality. The research has been ongoing for several years, and recently, scientists successfully managed to playback a word that someone is thinking by monitoring their brain activity. While there remains a long way to go, they say this could help victims of stroke and others with speech paralysis to communicate with their loved ones.

Daily Mail

“Armageddon” for Christian Colleges

May 28, 2016

The California State Legislature is working on an “Armageddon” for Christian colleges and universities that would force them to embrace “transgender rights” or lose funding for students. “If these bills are successful, Christian colleges, for instance, would have to allow a male student who perceives his gender as being ‘female’ to live in the women’s dorm to avoid the risk of a lawsuit or the loss of financial aid options for students,” contended the non-profit Advocates for Faith and Freedom.

World Net Daily

The Year the Democrats turned against Israel

May 28, 2016

Mark this as the year the Democratic Party turned decisively anti-Israel. The party’s ever-more-dominant liberal base has turned increasingly against the Jewish state — while Bernie Sanders is using his movement to push for Israel-bashing language in the platform. And Israel’s remaining Democratic friends are afraid to speak up.

New York Post

Putin says Romania, Poland may now be in Russia’s Cross-Hairs

May 27, 2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday warned Romania and Poland they could find themselves in the sights of Russian rockets because they are hosting elements of a U.S. missile shield that Moscow considers a threat to its security.

Reuters

Why Are So Many Muslim Refugees in Europe Suddenly Finding Jesus?

May 25, 2016

Hundreds of Pakistanis and Afghans have been lining up at a local swimming pool in Hamburg, Germany, to be baptized as Christians. In the Netherlands and Denmark, as well, many are converting from Islam to Christianity, and the trend appears to be growing. Indeed, converts are filling up some European churches largely forsaken by their old Christian flocks.

Daily Beast

Is War with China Now Inevitable?

May 24, 2016

China is acting like it wants a war. It probably doesn’t, but it doesn’t want the United States to know that. China has to lock down its sphere of influence soon, becoming great before becoming old. It’s time for Chinese leaders to go big or go home, and they’re slowly growing desperate.

National Review

– FROM: KHouse.Org

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