China kills market birds as flu found in pigeons

China announced a sixth death from a new bird flu strain Friday, while authorities in Shanghai halted the sale of live fowl and slaughtered all poultry at a market where the virus was detected in pigeons being sold for meat. The mass bird killing is the first so far as the Chinese government responds to … Continue reading China kills market birds as flu found in pigeons

Sixth death from H7N9 bird flu reported

East China's Zhejiang Province on Friday morning reported that a man has died from the H7N9 bird flu, bringing the death toll from the new deadly strain to six in the country. The city has reported three infections to date, and two have died, the Health Bureau of Zhejiang Province said Friday. According to the … Continue reading Sixth death from H7N9 bird flu reported

Missing dogs, ritualistic killing confound Idaho officials

The mysterious disappearance of about 30 dogs in southern Idaho has baffled animal control officials and raised concerns among dog lovers after a German shepherd was found with its head crushed in a suspected ritual killing. The missing canines range widely in size, breed and age. "The dogs seem to vanish into thin air," said … Continue reading Missing dogs, ritualistic killing confound Idaho officials

The mark of the beast (666) – What is it?

The mark of the beast is found in Revelation 13:16-18: “Also it causes all, both small and great, both rich and poor, both free and slave, to be marked on the right hand or the forehead, so that no one can buy or sell unless he has the mark, that is, the name of the … Continue reading The mark of the beast (666) – What is it?