Jews’ drone “locusts” anticipated in prophetic scripture

Jews’ drone “locusts” anticipated in prophetic scripture “And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven unto the earth: and to him was given the key of the bottomless pit. And he opened the bottomless pit: and there arose a smoke out of the pit, as the smoke of a great furnace … and there came out of the smoke locusts upon the earth: and unto them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power …” —Rev. 9. 1-6 Amazing tiny insect robot spies. The U

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‘Top of the list’: Israelis pick their fights, target Gaza’s rocket commanders

Special to WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — Israel’s military has been targeting commanders of the war in the Gaza Strip. The military has been attacking commanders of Hamas and Islamic Jihad in the current conflict. Military sources said the operations were based on information from Military Intelligence and the Israel Security Agency. A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip toward Israel. “At the top of the list [of targets] are those in charg

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In the heat of war, top Palestinian fears for his life, sends family abroad

Special to WorldTribune.com LONDON — Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas fear the prospect of assassination by members of his own Fatah movement. Palestinian sources said Abbas has received increased security amid the Hamas war with Israel. The sources said Abbas, upon recommendation of security chief Mohammed Shehadeh, also sent his family to neighboring Jordan while he remained in the West Bank. Palestinian Authority Chairman Ma

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Gen. Odierno: Politicized chain of command led to Iraq Army’s collapse

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — Iraq’s military has lost confidence in its command. A leading U.S. commander said the Iraq Army collapsed because of a loss of loyalty and confidence. U.S. Army commander Gen. Raymond Odierno U.S. Army commander Gen. Raymond Odierno said the politicization of the Iraqi military eroded the trust of its rank-and-file and led to the Army flight from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in June. “I

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‘Accidents’ and collateral killings in a world still lacking adult supervision

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk The news from Ukraine and the Middle East carries grave implications for Northeast Asia, notably the Korean Peninsula. Just think of all those missiles and artillery shells fired by North Korea over the east coast — generally without warning commercial airlines to stay away. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un watches a missile test. And consider the possibilities for raining hell on South Korea (and

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Egyptian Army kills suicide bomber running toward Israeli border

Special to WorldTribune.com RAMALLAH — Egypt has blocked an Islamist insurgency strike on Israel. The Palestinian news agency Maan said the Egyptian Army killed a would-be suicide bomber who tried to infiltrate an Israel Army base along the Egyptian border. Maan quoted Egyptian military sources as saying that the bomber was killed by Egyptian troops on late July 23. “He was shot dead while running towards the border with Israel south of

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Verizon to slow down speeds for some unlimited data subscribers

By Marina Lopes WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Verizon Communication Inc's high speed wireless customers who subscribe to the company's legacy unlimited data plans might experience slower speeds starting Oct. 1, the company said on Friday. The announcement comes as wireless carriers attempt to shift data-hungry subscribers onto tiered plans, which charge customers for individual data packages. Verizon will slow services for the top 5 percent of data users who are on unlimi

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Facebook says SEC’s IPO probe ends, extending WhatsApp closing date

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission dropped its probe into the social networking company over events surrounding its controversial initial public offering. In its quarterly report filed on Thursday, Facebook said the regulator in May "notified us that it had terminated its inquiry and that no enforcement action had been recommended by the SEC." Facebook shares began trading on May 18, 2012, but soon fell below their $38 per sha

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Europe debates how far to push ‘right to be forgotten’

By Leila Abboud and Julia Fioretti PARIS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European regulators have not yet decided whether to try to force search engines such as Google and Microsoft's Bing to scrub results globally when people invoke their "right to be forgotten" in the region. Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin - who heads France's privacy watchdog and the WP29 group of EU national data protection authorities - said in an interview on Friday that no consensus had yet been reached on

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Amazon’s spending spree raises margin concerns

By Soham Chatterjee (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's heavy investment in content and technology to fight off deep-pocketed rivals is proving to be more costly than many had expected, raising fears that operating earnings will be remain under pressure indefinitely. Amazon's shares fell 12 percent to $314.76 in early trading on Friday, wiping out about $18 billion from its market value. At least 13 brokerages cut their price targets on the stock, by as much as $60 and to

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