Israel Opens Humanitarian Aid Corridor (WRAPUP)

Israel is halting its military operations for three hours a day beginning Wednesday, January 7, for three hours each day, to allow humanitarian aid to enter into Gaza, Israeli officials said.

U.S. Opens New Embassy in Baghdad

Amid tight security, the United States embassy in Iraq’s capital Baghdad was open for business Tuesday, January 6, after a dedication ceremony to open what is the largest embassy compound in the world.

Japan Taps in Volcano Power

Japan has asked several companies to help it develop more geothermal power plants linked to its 108 active volcanoes, about 10 percent of the world’s total.

U.S. Debt: “A Ticking Time Bomb”

The United States faces a financial “time bomb” as its national debt is to jump by $2 trillion this year and United States President-elect Barack Obama and congressional Democrats consider a massive spending package, economists have warned.

Democratic Governors seeking Federal Funds

Five Democratic governors have presented a plan to Obama’s transition team and congressional leaders to pass a $1 trillion stimulus package to help states facing severe budget shortfalls. This year 41 states as well as the District of Columbia are facing deficits totaling $42 billion this year, according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in a report seen by Worthy News Monday, January 5.

Hackers Target Israeli Websites

Some of Israel’s largest Websites, including Ynet English and Bank Discount, have been attacked by a pro-Palestinian group, who redirected them to a site with anti-Israeli messages, Worthy News established Monday, January 5.

Strong Earthquake Hit Afghanistan

A strong earthquake rattled Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan for about a minute on Sunday. A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck the northeastern province of Badakhshan in the Hindu Kush mountains, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

A Liars Revival?

“I do not expect the tide of evil and immorality in America to ebb. We are cycling, as cultures and civilizations have always cycled, and are now on the down side of glory. Our once great and godly nation, having crested the hill of God’s grace, has begun a slow descent into the abyss of self destruction.”

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