=Israel tells Gazans to brace for war escalation
=Hamas showed first signs of cracking under Israel's massive 14-day assault
=JOEL ROSENBURG - REPORT FROM GAZA BORDER: The Joshua Fund blesses Israelis in Sderot as Hamas fires 30 rockets - Many of the children of Sderot have been evacuated, but those whose families have no money to leave the city being pummeled by Hamas rockets need our prayers and encouragement
=Israel warns of imminent escalation of war on Hamas in Gaza
=Israeli troops close in on Gaza City - Israel's foreign minister Tzipi Livni has declared her country "is not going to show restraint" as its forces close in on the main Hamas stronghold in Gaza.
=the will to survive...A rescue helicopter prepares to hoist aboard Japanese climber Hideaki Nara near the summit of Aoraki Mount Cook in New Zealand. His companion perished, and Nara was stranded for 6 days just short of New Zealand's highest peak. (Reuters)
=Merkel and Sarkozy call for ((global)) 'economic security' council
=Floods, Mudslides, Avalanches Slam Pacific Northwest - 40,000 Told to Flee Washington State Floods, Avalanches; I-5 Closed
=Powerful Solar Storm Could Shut Down U.S. for Months
=Hundreds of 'alien' aircraft sightings
=ANOTHER ONE - New fireball over western Canada
=Kenya to declare food emergency -
=Merrill Lynch says rich turning to gold bars for safety - Merrill Lynch has revealed that some of its richest clients are so alarmed by the state of the financial system and signs of political instability around the world that they are now insisting on the purchase of gold bars, shunning derivatives or "paper" proxies
=your "safe" zone? or is Jesus?