Category: World

Belgium counters US cuts with $23 million for UN Palestinian fund

Palestinians protest against the U.S. for withholding $65 million from Palestinian aid programs, in front of the UNRWA offices in the Nusseirat refugee camp, central Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

Palestinians protest against the U.S. for withholding $65 million from Palestinian aid programs, in front of the UNRWA offices in the Nusseirat refugee camp, central Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

Extra cash from Brussels comes as UNRWA launches fundraising campaign after the Trump administration withholds $65 million

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Costliest U.S. Disasters Happened in 2017! Are these signs of the times, perhaps even Judgment?

An American flag hangs from a tree in a neighborhood destroyed by wildfire in Santa Rosa, California, U.S., October 12, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

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The Greatness of God! Miracles never cease.

Located in our galaxy about 5,500 light years from Earth, NGC 6357 is actually a “cluster of clusters,” containing at least three clusters of young stars, including many hot, massive, luminous stars.  The X-rays from Chandra and ROSAT reveal hundreds of point sources, which are the young stars in NGC 6357, as well as diffuse X-ray emission from hot gas.                                      This composite image contains X-ray data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the ROSAT telescope (purple), infrared data from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope (orange), and optical data from the SuperCosmos Sky Survey (blue) made by the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope. Image credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/PSU/L. Townsley et al; Optical: UKIRT; Infrared: NASA/JPL-Caltech  

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2,700-year-old seal impression cements existence of biblical Jerusalem governor

Dr. Shlomit Weksler-Bdolah, director of the excavations at the Western Wall plaza on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority, holds the rare First Temple sealing her team published in December 2017. (Yoli Shwartz, Israel Antiquities Authority)

Dr. Shlomit Weksler-Bdolah, director of the excavations at the Western Wall plaza on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority, holds the rare First Temple sealing her team published in December 2017. (Yoli Shwartz, Israel Antiquities Authority)

Found in ongoing Western Wall plaza excavations, the minuscule clay piece is inscribed in ancient Hebrew script, ‘Belonging to the governor of the city’

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