World News Updates
Tuesday Oct. 14, 2008
TD Jakes: Change is Coming
More than 100,000 Christians from South Africa and beyond gathered in Johannesburg this weekend to hear Charismatic American preacher Bishop TD Jakes deliver the Word of God and join together in what he promised to be an “explosive and powerful encounter” with God.
Thousands Of Christians Flee Mosul
Hundreds of terrified Christian families have fled Mosul to escape extremist attacks that have increased despite months of U.S. and Iraqi military operations to secure the northern Iraqi city, political and religious officials said Saturday.
Cops test license-plate cameras that store, trace data
Portland police are testing a high-tech camera system that rivals anything in a science fiction movie.
Chicago may get 'gay-friendly' high school
Public school officials in Chicago, Illinois, are recommending approval of a "gay-friendly" high school because harassment and violence are causing gay students to skip class and drop out at alarming rates.
Israeli Rabbi at Vatican Meeting
Condemns Iranian President; Becomes First Jew to Address Synod of Bishops
A top rabbi addressing a worldwide meeting of Roman Catholic bishops at the Vatican on Monday condemned the Iranian president's verbal attacks on Israel.
Russia conducts ballistic missile tests
Russia test-fired three long-range missiles on Sunday and pronounced its nuclear deterrent strong in a show of force that experts said had not been seen since the days of the Cold War.
Who is Behind the Financial Meltdown? - Market Manipulation and the Institutional Speculator
The market is heavily manipulated. The driving force behind the meltdown is speculative trade. The system of "private regulation" serves the interests of the speculators.
The Last Lynching
Ted Koppel Examines America's Recent History of Racial Violence
Just weeks before the history-making 2008 presidential election, the first in which any political party has nominated an African American as its candidate, Discovery Channel presents a one-hour special on race in America.