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  • Trump nomination for Nobel Peace Prize possibly a fake

    03/04/2018 5:53:31 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 23 replies ^ | 1 March 2018 08:29 CET+01:00 | AFP
    The Norwegian Nobel Institute said Wednesday it had filed a police report after receiving a seemingly fraudulent nomination for the US president. “We have good reason to believe that a nomination we received concerning Trump has been falsified,” Nobel Institute director Olav Njølstad told AFP. He refused to provide further details, saying police were now looking into the matter. Each year, nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize must be submitted by January 31st. Among those entitled to propose names are members of parliament and government, former laureates and some university professors. While the list of candidates is kept secret for...
  • Persevere[Charismatic Caucus]

    03/02/2018 9:27:41 AM PST · by Jedediah
    Perseverance is The blood , sweat and tears of the persecuted for My names sake but be reassured that all of Heaven is with you in all you do and say by My spirit and for My glory . 1 Corinthians 9:24 24Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. Hebrews 12:1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let...
  • Nearly 10 years after massacre, Norway to ban semi-automatic weapons, lawmaker says

    02/27/2018 4:42:42 PM PST · by Simon Green · 29 replies
    MSN ^ | 02/27/18
    Norway plans to ban semi-automatic firearms as of 2021, nearly a decade after right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik's mass shooting left 69 people dead, a Norwegian lawmaker said on Tuesday. The minority right-wing government had presented a proposal on the ban last year. "Today (Tuesday), it has become clear that there is a parliamentary majority in favor of the government's proposal. Semi-automatic weapons will therefore be banned in Norway," Peter Frolich, a Conservative member of parliament's standing committee on judicial affairs, told AFP. The ban, which would enter into force in 2021, comes amid renewed debate on semi-automatic weapons in...
  • The $1 Trillion Wealth Fund Defying Markets

    02/28/2018 11:02:33 AM PST · by bananaman22 · 2 replies ^ | 02-28-2017 | gerald
    Norway’s $1 trillion-dollar sovereign wealth fund doubled its return on investment last year, and this year, it’s not shying away from the markets--even when many are giving up on the bull run. In fact, the fund is wholeheartedly embracing the spike in volatility, with plans to add some $40 billion in stocks to its portfolio. After all, the fund beat its own benchmark and it’s riding high on massive $130 billion in winnings. First, let’s look at last year’s success story:
  • Spanish Extreme Sportsman Becomes First to Ski Down Norway's Troll Wall

    02/27/2018 1:28:10 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    The Local (Spain) ^ | 26 February 2018
    Kilian Jornet from Spain became the first person to ski down Norway's Troll Wall after completing the daredevil feat last week. The skier completed a descent down the Fiva route on the extreme peak in Romsdal, reports Norwegian broadcaster NRK. Several extreme skiers have considered the route in the past, but none have previously completed the feat, according to the report. "It was all very interesting because it is a very 'logical' and attractive line for skiing," Jornet told NRK via an SMS. The Spaniard has spent two years planning and assessing possible ways of skiing down the Fiva route,...
  • Norway To Spend $13 Million To Upgrade 'Doomsday' Arctic Seed Vault

    02/27/2018 6:40:03 AM PST · by blam · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2-27-2018
    Does Norway know something we don’t? The Scandinavian country announced Monday that it is going to spend about $12.7 million to upgrade its “doomsday” seed vault that is the world’s largest repository built to safeguard against wars or natural disasters wiping out global food crops. The Verge reported that the upgrades will focus on a new concrete tunnel and “emergency power and refrigerated units and other electrical equipment that emeits heat through the tunnel.” The Svalbard Global Seed Vault, a gene bank built underground on an isolated island in a permafrost zone some 620 miles from the North Pole, was...
  • The Harvest is ready now [charismatic caucus]

    02/25/2018 8:22:06 AM PST · by Jedediah · 6 replies
    The time to plow is over for the seeds are bearing fruit for I have gone before you as David in the Valley of Breakthrough . So speak and declare My Words of Righteousness given to all those that believe on Me for "Truly" The Harvest is ready to be brought into the Storehouse That is , "My Kingdom on Earth as it is in Heaven" for "Truly" You "ARE " My Keepers of My Love and ONE True Light EMMANUEL ( God with us ) JOHN 4:34-38 34 Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will...
  • Norway Returns 12-Y-O Son to Homeschool Parents After They Agree to Surrender Passports

    02/23/2018 10:41:40 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 02/23/2018 | Samuel Smith
    Norwegian child services has returned a 12-year-old Christian boy to his parents after the child was forcibly removed from the home following the parents' decision to homeschool their son because he was being bullied at school. Leif and Terese Kristiansen announced on Wednesday that their son, Kai, is has returned to their home in Ås. "We are very pleased to announce that Kai is back in his home with his family. We're very happy to see him again," Leif Kristiansen wrote in a Facebook post. "We couldn't have done this without international support from others who have contributed to us...
  • ‘Suddenly there is a Confederate flag flying’ in Seattle’s Greenwood area (Norwegian Flag)

    02/22/2018 10:01:04 AM PST · by llevrok · 121 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | 2/22/2018 | Erik Lacitis
    A story about the times we live in, and assumptions we can make in our current political climate. The news tip a few days ago said: “Hi. Suddenly there is a Confederate flag flying in front of a house in my Greenwood neighborhood. It is at the north-east corner of 92nd and Palatine, just a block west of 92nd and Greenwood Ave N. I would love to know what this ‘means’ … but of course don’t want to knock on their door. Maybe others in the area are flying the flag? Maybe it’s a story? Thank you.” It was from...
  • The Reverential Fear of The LORD[Charismatic Caucus]

    02/14/2018 9:29:35 AM PST · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    The wisdom of the ages are here to be had, But it is the spirit of understanding that will make you glad, For though wisdom is a Ruby, understanding is its light , Revealing Revelation that brings delight, And so it is when your eyes are opened to The All of Me, Through all 7 eyes of The Spirit you shall see, For truly if you retain them with out first having the Fear of The Lord, All these spirits fail to become your Faith and sword, And So it is in all your getting for wisdom to come, You...
  • 'Brit Milah ban will ensure no Jewish community is established'

    02/14/2018 10:49:54 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 30 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 14/2/18
    The leaders of the Jewish communities of four Nordic countries said that a bill proposing to ban nonmedical circumcision in Iceland “will guarantee” that no Jewish community is established there. The presidents of the umbrella groups of Jewish communities in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland issued the unusual warning Tuesday in an open letter to all Icelandic lawmakers in reaction to the submission last month of a bill proposing to ban all nonmedical circumcision of boys younger than 18 in Iceland, a Scandinavian island nation of some 300,000 people with a few hundred Jews and Muslims. Lawmakers from four parties...
  • Norway Forcibly Removes 12-Y-O Son After Christian Family Decides to Homeschool (Video)

    02/14/2018 9:12:40 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 02/14/2018 | Samuel Smith
    A Canadian Christian family is crying out for help after their 12-year-old son was forcibly removed from their home in Norway by government officers in response to their decision to homeschool him. The parents had pulled him from a public school after he was bullied. The father, Leif Kristiansen, posted a video to Facebook last Thursday that shows police officers and officials from Norway's child services agency, Barnevernet, chasing and tackling their son, Kai, before taking him away from their apartment in Ås. "Can somebody please help us? ... Barnevernet is stealing our child!" Terese Kristiansen, a Canadian citizen, shouts...
  • Broken toilet forces plane with 85 plumbers aboard to turn around

    01/30/2018 8:07:58 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 17 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | January 30, 2018 | Don Sweeney
    How many plumbers does it take to fix an airplane toilet? It’s a joke with no punch line, as 85 plumbers on a Norwegian flight headed for Germany discovered Saturday when their plane had to return to Oslo because of a broken toilet, reported The Independent. The flight, which departed Oslo bound for Munich, turned back at the Swedish border. “We would have liked to fix the restrooms, but unfortunately it had to be done from the outside and we did not take the opportunity to send a plumber (out) at 10,000 meters,” Frank Olsen, a plumbing company CEO aboard...
  • Norway’s defense spending drops, increasing gap to NATO demands: report

    01/26/2018 8:45:00 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 12 replies ^ | 25 January 2018 15:17 CET+01:00
    The percentage of GDP spent by Norway on defense has decreased, despite NATO obligations for member countries to increase spending in the area to two percent by 2024. The reduction in spending was reported by newspaper VG on Thursday. Defense minister Frank Bakke-Jensen said in a written response to a parliamentary question that government spending on defense would reach 1.56 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) this year. It will then fall further to 1.5 percent in 2020 and remain at that level until 2024, according to the report. […] According to NATO’s own figures, Norway spent 1.59 percent of...
  • The Islamization of Oslo

    01/25/2018 9:16:20 PM PST · by SpeedyInTexas · 17 replies
    City Journal ^ | 01/24/2018 | Bruce Bawer
    In August 2017, Hege Storhaug of HRS took note of a promotional poster for the new library in Stovner. It depicted three dark-skinned girls, two wearing hijabs, happily reading books together. “Here,” commented Storhaug, “is the future.” Thorbjørn Berntsen saw it coming 16 years ago. Others did, too, but most stayed silent. Even now, as Groruddalen plunges toward anarchy and full Islamization, few dare to speak up. Meantime, beyond the hills and mountains that surround Groruddalen, the shadow that has fallen upon the valley is slowly darkening the rest of Norway.
  • Melting [Norwegian] mountain ice reveals thousands of stunningly-preserved artefacts

    01/23/2018 6:09:22 PM PST · by mairdie · 42 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 23 January 2018 | Phoebe Weston
    More than 2,000 remarkably well-preserved hunting artefacts have emerged from melting ice in Norway's highest mountains, dating as far back as 4000 BC. The incredible finds were made by 'glacial archaeologists' in Jotunheimen and the surrounding areas of Oppland, which include Norway’s highest mountains. They looked at the edge of the contracting ice and recovered artefacts of wood, textile, hide and other organic materials. Included in the archaeologists' haul is a ski with preserved binding from 700 AD - only the second one to be preserved globally - as well as a Bronze Age shoe from 1300 BC.
  • Archaeologists Race Melting Glaciers 2 Rescue Iron & Bronze Age Artifacts Exposed by Climate Change

    01/24/2018 7:27:59 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 37 replies
    Newsweek ^ | January 24, 2018 | By Kastalia Medrano
    Glacial archaeologists are racing melting ice in Norway to rescue thousands of ancient artifacts exposed by climate change—revealing something surprising about a mysterious and little-known ice age. A team of scientists from Norway and the United Kingdom working in the mountains of Oppland, Norway, have discovered more than 2,000 artifacts, including Iron Age and Bronze Age weapons, remains of pack horses and even prehistoric skis. According to lead author Lars Pilø, co-director of the Glacier Archaeology Program at Oppland County Council, the skis differ from the modern-day version considerably. They're broader, and might have at one point been partly covered...
  • Exercising my right to move to Norway (Boston Globe Columnist Leaves the USA Under Trump)

    01/22/2018 1:57:43 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 124 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 01/22/2018 | Alex Beam
    UNLIKE YOU, I have options. A number of years ago I married an intelligent, blonde woman who spoke many languages, including one that sounded like the soundtrack from “Thor: Ragnarok.” It was gobbledygook to me, but she turned out to be Norwegian — imagine my luck! That’s right. Not only do we have the right to resettle in Donald Trump’s favorite white-bread country — Norway makes New Hampshire look like the Model UN — but Norway is also anxious to have us. We have been perusing a website called “New Beginnings in Ringerike,” which bills itself as a “recovery” program...
  • My occupations for you are endless

    01/22/2018 1:07:10 PM PST · by Jedediah · 12 replies
    My occupations for you are endless so don't box yourself in, just allow my spirit to lead you into each pasture of revelation knowledge with out fear of reprisal or resistance for as I AM in and through you nothing can ever harm your life in Me . Allow me to flow freely as you saturate yourself in My word daily so that you understand completely just what it is I plan to accomplish through you . There is no need to confide in the Ephod for I AM your complete armor and eyes for now as you trust me...
  • Norway's new government criticized for lack of diversity

    01/22/2018 8:02:53 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 23 replies ^ | 19 January 2018 18:20 CET+01:00
    The Norwegian Center Against Racism has criticized Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s newly-formed cabinet for failing to “reflect the population”. Rune Berglund Steen, who is head of the NGO, also said the lack of diversity represented a “democratic problem”. “Even Trump’s government has more people with minority ethnic backgrounds than the Norwegian [government],” Steen, who was speaking to broadcaster NRK, said. Among the 68 ministers and secretaries presented by Solberg as she unveiled the new government on Wednesday, only two appear to be of minority background, according to NRK — State Secretary Anne Karin Olli, who is of indigenous Sami heritage,...