Released: October 31, 2012 By: Daniel Whyte III
Israel's defense minister says Iran has pulled back from its goal of a nuclear bomb. According to Reuters, Israel's defense minister Ehud Barak was quoted as saying on Tuesday that Iran has drawn back from its ambitions to build a nuclear weapon but warned that his country may still have to decide next year whether to launch a military strike against it. In an interview with Great Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper, Barak stated that an immediate crisis was avoided when Iran chose to use more than a third of its medium-enriched uranium for civilian purposes earlier this year, and said that the decision "allows contemplating delaying the moment of truth by eight to ten months."
A second major earthquake hits British Columbia. According to United Press International, a second major earthquake in three days struck the remote Pacific coast area of British Columbia with a magnitude of 6.2. There were no reports of injuries or damages in the sparsely populated, rugged area and no tsunami warning was issued. The quake wasn't far from a much larger quake that did trigger tsunami warnings on Saturday night and Sunday.
The U.S. and Japan will hold joint military drill amid island dispute with China. According to Reuters, Japan and the United States will hold a biennial joint military exercise in Japan in November in a move likely to further anger China amid heightened tensions between the two Asian giants over disputed islands in the East China Sea. About 37,400 military personnel from Japan will join some 10,000 U.S. troops in the November 5-16 drill. China's defense ministry said that it was "paying close attention" to moves made by the Japanese.
The Bible says in 2 Thessalonians 1:7-8: "And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels, In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ."
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