Prophecy in today's headlines

WHO Says H1N1 Could Infect Two Billion Worldwide

The World Health Organization says as many as two billion people could be infected by the new H1N1 virus, if the current outbreak continues to spread. WHO flu chief Keiji Fukuda made the comment Thursday at the daily WHO news conference in Geneva, not as a prediction, but as an observation about flu pandemics. In […]

Netanyahu Aides Fear Surprise Demands From Obama

Benjamin Netanyahu’s aides fear that U.S. President Barack Obama will “surprise” the prime minister with unanticipated ideas and demands at the leaders’ upcoming meeting in Washington on May 18. A political source in Jerusalem said that Netanyahu’s associates have been recently discussing a scenario in which Obama makes unequivocal demands on issues like West Bank […]

Swine Flu Cases Spread

Swine Flu Update: The United States has activated an emergency plan to combat swine flu as the Obama administration announced measures Sunday to contain the sometimes deadly virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified the strain of swine flu and is prepared to distribute a quarter of the U.S. stockpile of 50 […]

Swine Flu – US Very Concerned Over Outbreak

US medical authorities expressed strong concern Friday about an unprecedented multi-strain swine flu outbreak that has killed at least 60 people in Mexico and infected seven people in the United States. “It’s very obvious that we are very concerned. We’ve stood up emergency operation centers,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) spokesman Dave Daigle […]

Swine Flu Cases Has Experts Scrambling

Concurrent outbreaks of human cases of swine flu in the southwestern United States and a mystery respiratory illness in Mexico had health authorities across the continent struggling Thursday to figure out what is unfolding. Laboratories in Atlanta and Winnipeg are looking at clinical specimens trying to determine if the mounting number of human cases of […]

UN Panel Welcomes Debate Over New Global Reserve Currency

Editors Note – For those keeping score… This makes it 3. Russia, China and now the UN have each announced  advocating a move to a global currency at the  upcoming  G20 conference. The head of a United Nations expert panel discussing solutions to the financial crisis on Thursday welcomed the debate over a new global […]

Israel Appears Fated to Clash With U.S.

“Israeli Coalition Appears Fated to Clash With U.S.” — that’s the headline of a Washington Post story predicting big trouble between the Obama administration and the right-wing coalition government Benjamin Netanyahu is putting together, after failing to bring in centrist or left-wing elements. The Post notes, correctly I think, that Netanyahu himself may well be […]

Russia To Call For New World Currency At G20 Talks

Russia yesterday published its list of demands for upcoming discussions at the next G20 talks, and top of the list was a new “superreserve currency”. Angered by the dominance of the US dollar as the global reserve currency, the Kremlin said in a statement issued on its website that the IMF should look into the […]