Mandalay Bay attack: at least 50 killed in deadliest US shooting

At least 50 people were killed in the deadliest mass shooting in US history, when a gunman opened fire on an open-air music festival from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel and casino on the Las Vegas strip.

A further 406 people were injured, Las Vegas police said. The death toll surpasses the Orlando shooting at the Pulse nightclub in June 2016, when 49 people were killed.

The suspected gunman was identified as Stephen Paddock, a 64-year-old local man who police believe booked into the Mandalay Bay on 28 September. He was found dead after officers stormed his room, where they recovered more than 10 guns.

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Barcelona terror attack – 13 killed after van ploughed into crowd of pedestrians

Two men have been arrested after a white van ploughed into a crowd of people in a busy Barcelona tourist district, killing at least 13 and injuring 100 others.

Officials said some were very badly hurt, suggesting the death toll could continue to rise.

Police have said neither of those arrested were the driver of the van – indicating at least one person is still at large.

Isis has claimed responsibility for the attack via their Amaq News Agency. Isis frequently declares involvement in incidents across the world so their claims should be treated with caution, though Catalan Police have confirmed the incident is a terror attack.

  • 13 dead after van ploughs into crowd of pedestrians
  • Two men have been arrested
  • ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack
  • Attack took place in popular Las Ramblas tourist area
  • Spanish PM declares three days of mourning

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No mosques in Germany! Mass rally against Muslim houses of worship in Thuringia

The construction of a small mosque, the first in the German state of Thuringia, created controversy after the Alternative for Germany party labeled it a ‘land grab project’ and announced a massive anti-Islam rally involving the far-right PEGIDA movement.

Colombia: Bombing at mall kills 3, including French woman

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A strong explosion from a bomb rocked one of the busiest shopping centers in Colombia’s capital Saturday, killing three people, including a 23-year-old French woman, and injuring nine others, authorities said.

Witnesses told of being evacuated from movie theaters and stores after the blast in a second-floor women’s restroom at the upscale Centro Andino in the heart of Bogota’s tourist district. Ambulances and firetrucks rushed to the scene and the injured were taken to a hospital, where two later died.

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Egypt hits jihadists after attack on Christians kills 28

Minya (Egypt) (AFP) – Egypt launched six air strikes on jihadist camps in Libya Friday after masked gunmen attacked a bus of Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital, killing at least 28 people.

Assailants in three pick-up trucks attacked the bus as it was heading for the Saint Samuel monastery in Minya province, more than 200 kilometres (120 miles) from Cairo, before fleeing, the interior ministry said.

It was the latest attack on Copts after Islamic State (IS) group jihadists bombed three churches in December and April, killing dozens of Christians.

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Founder’s Blend

By, Jim Croft

There’s no denying that the Christian Bible and Islam’s Quran contain similarities that both groups might wish didn’t exist.  Strong cases in favor of the following could  be made from both volumes: Genocide, ethnic cleansing of conquered lands; mass beheadings; cruelty toward animals; gender bias against women; forced conscription of captive women for sexual purposes; flogging; stoning; limb amputation; bruising punishment of children; and the endorsement of slavery.  However, there’s an amazing difference in the fruit or the actual policies of the 2 religions when the respective founder’s characters are blended into the equations.

Muslims are to assimilate the character, lifestyle, and practices of Mohammad and Christians are to do the same in regard to Jesus Christ of Nazareth.  The founder’s spirits are to become a shaken and stirred blend integrated into the personalities of their respective devotees.  The results have stark contrasts that are verified worldwide every day.

The spirit and character of Mohammad blended with the violence and cruel policies spoken of in the Quran produce the previously listed detriments to mankind.  The Spirit and character of Christ blended in produces ever-bettering reversals of the detrimental precepts found in the Bible.  The bottom line is that Christ within generates a conscience that finds solace in mercy and benevolence.  Mohammad within generates calloused conscience that’s insensitive to the plight of the downtrodden.

Dozens Killed As 2 Attacks Target Coptic Christians In Egypt

At least 44 people were killed and more than 100 injured after suspected suicide bombings in two different Egyptian cities at Coptic Christian churches Sunday.

The interior ministry said one of the explosions was a bombing in Mar Gerges church in Tanta, a city in the north of Egypt in the Nile Delta, located between Cairo and Alexandria. The church was full at the time with worshippers observing Coptic Christian Palm Sunday.

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London attack: Four dead in Westminster terror attack

Three people have died and at least 40 have been injured after an attacker drove a car along a pavement in Westminster, stabbed a policeman and was shot dead by police in the grounds of Parliament.

The dead officer was named as PC Keith Palmer, 48, a husband and father.

PM Theresa May said the attack on Wednesday was “sick and depraved” and struck at values of liberty, democracy and freedom of speech.

The attacker has not been named.

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Suspicion: Shariah Law Concept Hijacked From Jews

By Jim Croft

Anyone whose studied Islam knows that Mohammad was well acquainted with Jewish and Christian holy writ and concepts. Both religions predate Mohammadism on the Arabian Peninsula by hundreds of years.  When the Jews returned from Babylonian captivity in 538BCE, some eventually settled there and established community synagogues.  The Apostle Paul cut his eye teeth in Christian ministry in Arabia. (Gal 1:11). Islam was not invented till 610CE in Mecca.

The Quran has revised versions of Old Testament Bible stories and mentions Jesus more frequently than Mohammad.  It’s obvious that the hallucinating prophet leaned heavily on the established religions when concocting his own.  He initially had high hopes that Jews and Christians would replace their respective faiths with his.  He was enraged when they didn’t, and moved his HDQ from Mecca to Medina.

This is when he turned into a nasty tempered theocrat who needed a religious device for clergy to control masses of adherents.  My theory is that he and later leaders hijacked the concept of Talmudic Law from the Jews and titled it Shariah.  Remember that the Pharisees of Jesus Day had add-on interpretations of the Torah that they used to control every aspect of people’s lives.  Jesus declared that these manmade traditions (takanot) made the Commands of God (Tanakh) to no effect. (Matt 15:1-3 Hebrew Version of Matthew, my paraphrase)

Talmudic Law was spawned by rabbis and priests during the 70 years of Babylonian Captivity.  Upon their return to Israel from exile, it was developed further.  By the time that Jesus came on the scene 400 years later, the rulings were so complex that they were hardly recognizable as having Torah roots.  Talmudic tradition grew more strenuous in the  following 600 years leading up to Mohammad’s lifetime.  Unquestionably,  he encountered the concept through Arabia’s Jews.

My suspicion is that he saw a copycat version of the Talmudic concept as a way for Islam’s Caliphs, Imams, and Mullahs to keep Muslims under their thumbs.  This hijacking produced Shariah Law.  It’s rightly the dread of Christian nations with its’ spousal abuse, flogging, stoning, hand amputation, and beheading policies.

Jesus said the Pharisees would travel far to proselytize subjects to Talmudic Law who’d wind up twice the children of Hell as they. (Matt 23:15)  Shariah creates Hell on earth for all concerned whether proponents, oppressed minorities, or jihad conquered nations.

Nice jihad murderer is Muslim of Tunisian origin

Another indication that Muslim migration into Europe has lethal consequences that will have to be faced sooner or later, one way or the other.

“INFO NICE MORNING. A Niçois of Tunisian origin at the wheel of the truck,” translated from Nice-Matin, July 14, 2016 (thanks to Bill):

A 31-year-old Niçois of Tunisian origin was driving the truck that claimed over 70 people on the Prom in Nice on Thursday night.

The Frenchman was 31 years old.

According to our information, it was a Niçois from Tunisia who drove the truck. The young man of 31 years also fired on the crowd as he drove. More than 70 people died.

At least 77 are dead after a truck drove into the crowd after the fireworks in Nice.

His truck was loaded with weapons and grenades.

The driver was shot dead by police.