Iran: We Can Hit 35 US Bases in ‘Minutes’

An Iranian military commander said that his country has detailed contingency plans to strike nearly three dozen U.S. military basesin the region should Iran be attacked, local media reported Wednesday. Brig. Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force, told reporters the U.S. has 35 bases around Iran and all are “within the reach of our…

LASG to enforce ban on Sunday markets

MAY 16, 2012 BY SESAN OLUFOWOBI The Lagos State Government has said it will start enforcing the Trading on Sunday (Prohibition) Bye-Law, which bans opening of markets on Sunday on the Island. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Central Business District, Mrs. Derin Disu, said the state had embarked on enlightenment campaigns on the new…

Catholics Invited to Vote with Discernment

Last year, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops provided Catholic constituent voters with an official guide that would help them know how to vote and who do vote for in terms of protecting Catholic interests: Read what was posted on their website in 2011: “(CCCB – Ottawa)… With a federal election campaign underway, the Commission…

Sunday designated as day of rest in tornado-ravaged Harveyville

Posted: Mar 04, 2012 8:55 AM ESTUpdated: Mar 18, 2012 8:56 AM EDT By Chris Oberholtz, Multimedia Producer – email HARVEYVILLE, KS (KCTV) – Clean up efforts in the tornado-ravaged town of Harveyville, KS, are on hold. Sunday is being designated as a day of rest in the tiny town that was hit hard by an EF-2 tornado…

Islamic world must have nuclear weapons, says Iran

ran is now telling the world that in order to confront aggression from America and Israel, it must have nuclear weapons. Official Iranian media outlets published a commentary Sunday titled “The necessity for the Islamic world to have the atomic bomb,” laying the groundwork for Iran’s refusal to accept limits on its illicit nuclear program….

A Weekend History Lesson

This weekend, most of us are eating left-overs, shopping and watching sports. If you’ve been off since Turkey Day, then you are probably shooting for a four or five day weekend. But where did this idea of the weekend even come from? This past September, Weekend America’s Krissy Clark honored Labor Day by taking us through…

Ban of Sunday commercial activities at Kailua Beach Park faces final vote

HONOLULU- A bill that would outlaw nearly all commercial activities on Sundays at a popular stretch of beach in Kailua faces a final vote next week after being passed unanimously Tuesday by the City Council’s Parks and Cultural Affairs Committee. Bill 5 was sponsored by Windward Oahu Councilman Ikaika Anderson more than a year ago after local…

Christian Leaders Welcome Weekly Rest Day for Maids

Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012 Posted: 4:03:09PM HKT Pastors and Christian leaders in Singapore have expressed their support for a new requirement by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) of a weekly rest day, or compensation in lieu by agreement, for foreign domestic workers (FDWs) or maids. The regulation will apply to FDWs whose work permits are…

Protestants and Catholics celebrate Jesus in Paris

Henrik Lindell – published 31/05/2012 Praise, gospel, testimonies … Several thousand people are expected this Saturday for a “Festival in the heart Jesus’ family and ecumenical gathering at the Porte de la Muette in Paris. A unique event supported by the Catholic Church and the Protestant Federation of France. This is a first of its…