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CBN NewsWatch: August 7, 2014

On CBN NewsWatch, August 7: Ebola spreads like wildfire, many cases unreported; Netanyahu: support terrorism or democracy; Texas cheerleaders fight to promote God's Word; and more. Read Transcript


Charlene: THANKS FOR

JOINING US FOR CBN NEWS

TODAY, I'M CHARLENE AARON.

Efrem: AND I'M EFREM

GRAHAM.

THE WOW! OUTBREAK OF EBOLA

IS GETTING WORSE.

AND MEDICAL EXPERTS FEAR IT

COULD BE MUCH WORSE THAN THE

OFFICIAL DEATH TOLL ACTUALLY

REFLECTS.

THE EBOLA OUTBREAK HAS

KILLED NEARLY A THOUSAND

PEOPLE IN FOUR WEST AFRICAN

COUNTRIES, BUT A DOCTOR SAYS

MANY CASES ARE GOING

UNREPORTED AND THE DISEASE

IS SPINNING OUT OF CONTROL

BECAUSE IT IS DIFFICULT TO

CONTAIN IN A SPRAWLING, CON

CONGESTED CITY CENTER.

THE BODIES OF EBOLA VICTIMS

LITTER THE STREETS IN SOME

AREAS.

THIS OUTBREAK OF EBOLA IS

REMARKABLE.

THE CASES IN THE LAST COUPLE

OF WEEKS REPRESENTS A THIRD

OF ALL OF THE EBOLA CASES

EVER REPORTED.

Efrem: ON RECORD, THERE

ARE NOW MORE THAN 1 1700

ACTIVE CASES, INCLUDING AN

ELDERLY MISSIONARY PRIEST

WHO HAS BEEN EVACUATED AND

RETURNED HOME TO SPAIN.

AND SOME ARE NOT BEING

TREATED FOR FEAR OF BEING

TREATED IN A SYSTEM THAT

THAT IS ONE DOCTOR FOR EVERY

100,000 PEOPLE.

THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE

CONTROL HAS STAFF ON THE

GROUND.

PRESIDENT OBAMA CALLED FOR

EVEN MORE HEALTH WORKERS ON

THE GROUND.

President Obama: THIS

IS NOT AN AIRBORNE DISEASE.

THIS IS ONE THAT CAN BE

CONTROLLED AND CONTAINED

VERY EFFECTIVELY, IF WE USE

THE RIGHT PROTOCOLS.

Efrem: THE CENTERS FOR

DISEASE CONTROL IS NOW ON

ITS HIGHEST ALERT, A LEVEL

ONE.

AND THE WORLD HEALTH

ORGANIZATION IS CONSIDERING

WHETHER TO DECLARE AN

INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH

EMERGENCY.

MEANWHILE, DR. KENT BRANTLY

AND NANCY WRITEBOL, THE TWO

AMERICAN EBOLA PATIENTS,

CONTINUE TO RECEIVE

TREATMENT AT A UNIVERSITY

HOSPITAL IN ATLANTA.

THE KEY HERE IS EXCELLENT

NURSING, FREQUENT VITAL

SIGNS, FIXING PROBLEMS.

Efrem: NANCY WRITEBOL'S

FAMILY HAS SPENT SOME TIME

WITH HER AND THEY ISSUED A

STATEMENT SAYING, MOM IS

TIRED FROM TRAVEL BUT

CONTINUES TO FIGHT THE VIRUS

AND STRENGTHEN HER FAITH."

Charlene: THE TEMPORARY

CEASE-FIRE BETWEEN ISRAEL

AND HAMAS IS HOLDING FOR NOW

IN GAZA.

BUT HAMAS IS STILL

THREATENING, AND ISRAEL IS

VOWING TO RESPOND IF HAMAS

RESUMES FIRE WHEN THE TRUCE

EXPIRES ON FRIDAY.

THAT COMES AS TALKS ARE

UNDER WAY IN CAIRO.

PRESIDENT OBAMA IS CALLING

ON BOTH SIDES TO TAKE

POLITICAL RISKS FOR THE SAKE

OF PEACE.

HE SAYS HE HAS NO SYMPATHY

FOR HAMAS BUT GREAT SYMPATHY

FOR THE PALESTINIAN

AUTHORITY.

Efrem: AND NOW THERE IS

PROOF THAT HAMAS HAS BEEN

USING CIVILIANS OF HUMAN

SHIELDS.

THE ISRAELI SOLDIERS

DISCOVERED A HANDBOOK FROM

HAMAS THAT TALKED ABOUT

USING PEOPLE AT SHIELDS

COULD PAY OFF.

SAYING THAT IT CAUSES

TROUBLE FOR ISRAELI SOLDIERS

TRYING TO REDUCE HUMAN

CASUALTIES, AND IT GIVES

ISRAELIS PROBLEMS WHEN THEY

TRY TO OPEN FIRE ON GUNMEN.

AND IT SAYS HAMAS BENEFITS

FROM ISRAEL'S BURNING OF

CIVILIAN HOMES.

Charlene: ISRAELI PRIME

MINISTER BENJAMIN NETANYAHU

SAYS THE WORLD IS IN A

TESTING PERIOD.

AT A PRESS CONFERENCE, HE

SAYS THE ISSUE AT STAKE IS

WHETHER LEADERS WILL ALLOW

TERRORISTS TO OPERATE IN A

CIVILIAN POPULATION WITH

IMPUNITY, AND AT THE SAME

TIME BLAMING A DEMOCRACY FOR

DEFENDING ITSELF.

IT STANDS BEFORE THE

INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY WITH

A WAVE OF RADICAL TERRORISTS

THAT ARE NOW SEIZING VAST

CITIES, CIVILIAN

POPULATIONS, AND DOING

EXACTLY THE TACTIC THAT

HAMAS IS DOING.

EXACTLY WHAT ISIS IS DOING,

WHAT BOKO HARAM IS DOING, IS

WHAT al-QAEDA IS DOING.

THE TEST NOW IS NOT REALLY

THE TEST FOR THE

INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITIES'

ATTITUDE TOWARDS ISRAEL, AN

EMBATTLED DEMOCRACY, USING

LEGITIMATE NEEDS AGAINST THE

DOUBLE WAR CRIMES OF

TARGETING CIVILIANS, THE

TEST IS FOR THE CIVILIZED

WORLD ITSELF, HOW IT IS ABLE

TO DEFEND ITSELF.

Charlene: NETANYAHU

SAYS IF THE WORLD DOES NOT

HOLD HAMAS ACCOUNTABLE, IT

WILL LEAD TO MANY MORE

CIVILIANS CASUALTIES ACROSS

THE GLOBE.

Efrem: RUSSIAN

PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN IS

ORDERING HIS GOVERNMENT TO

IMPOSE SANCTIONS ON THE

UNITED STATES AND OTHER

COUNTRIES.

RUSSIA IS RELEASING A LIST

OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS IS

BANNING FOR A YEAR,

INCLUDING ALL MEAT, FISH,

MILK, FRUITS, AND

VEGETABLES.

THE SANCTIONS APPLY TO

AUSTRALIA, CANADA, NORWAY,

AND THE EUROPEAN AS WELL.

AND THEY'RE CONSIDERING

BANNING WESTERN AIRLINES

FROM FLYING IN RUSSIAN AIR

SPACE.

THE MOVE IS IN RESPONSE TO

SANCTIONS PLACED ON RUSSIA

BY THE U.S. BECAUSE OF THE

CRISIS IN THE UKRAINE.

Charlene: IS THE

INTERNAL REVENUE

INVESTIGATION CALLING FOR AN

INVESTIGATION OF CHURCHES TO

APPEASE AN ATHEIST GROUP?

A RECENT LETTER FROM THE

I.R.S. TO THE JUSTICE

DEPARTMENT CLAIMS THAT 99

CHURCHES DESERVE A HIGH

PRIORITY EXAMINATION FOR

SO-CALLED ILLEGAL ELECTRICAL

ENGINEERING.

QUINN HILLER WRITES THAT THE

I.R.S. SENT THAT LETTER

AFTER A LAWSUIT BY THE

FREEDOM FOR RELIGION

FOUNDATION.

THAT LAWSUIT CALLED ON THE

TAX AGENCY TO ENFORCE

PROHIBITIONS AGAINST

CHURCHES THAT ENGAGE IN

POLITICAL ACTIVITY.

THE FOUNDATION HAS SINCE

DROPPED ITS SUIT, AND FOR

MORE, MARK MARTIN SPOKE WITH

JORDAN SECULO OF THE

AMERICAN CENTER FOR LAW AND

JUSTICE.

DID THE I.R.S. GIVE INTO

PRESSURE TO AVOID A

LAWSUIT?

IN THIS CASE, WHAT WE

HAVE TO BE CONCERNED ABOUT

IS WHETHER OR NOT THIS IS

THE FREEDOM FOR RELIGION

FOUNDATION MAKING MORE OF A

VICTORY, OR WHAT'S MORE

DANGEROUS IS THAT THE I.R.S.

HAS A MORE LEGITIMATE WAY TO

REINVESTIGATE THE CHURCHES.

AND IT IS NOT JUST ENDORSING

CANDIDATES FROM THE PULPIT.

THIS IS TALKING ABOUT ISSUES

LIKE TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE,

LIKE PRO-LIFE ISSUES, AND,

OF COURSE, RECENTLY THINGS

LIKE THE H.H.S. MANDATE.

SO WE'RE NOT JUST TALKING

ABOUT ENDORSING MANDATES

FROM THE PULPIT, BUT

CRITICAL ISSUES TO THE

COMMUNITY.

Mark: DO YOU THINK THE

I.R.S. IS GOING TO GO

THROUGH WITH THIS AND

INVESTIGATE THESE CHURCHES

ON THOSE CHARGES?

THE I.R.S. WAS TO USE

THIS TO JUSTIFY -- NOW

THEY'RE IMPLEMENTING A

POLICY OF GOING AFTER

CHURCHES BECAUSE THEY

DISCUSS THINGS LIKE LIFE AND

LIKE MARRIAGE.

THAT WOULD PUT US INTO A NEW

REALM, IF YOU WILL, OF

I.R.S. INTIMIDATION.

AND WHAT YOU SAW HERE MAKES

ME NERVOUS BECAUSE OF NOW

WHAT WE'VE SEEN THE I.R.S.

DOING TO CONSERVATIVE

GROUPS, THIS TARGETING.

THEY WILL LEGITIMIZE IT AND

JUSTIFY IT ANY WAY THEY

CAN.

AND I HAVE TO WONDER IF THIS

SETTLEMENT HERE IN THIS

WITHDRAWN LAWSUIT WILL BE A

WAY FOR THE I.R.S. TO THEN

LEGITIMIZE GOING AFTER

CHURCHES THAT THEY WOULDN'T

PREVIOUSLY DO.

Mark: LET'S TALK BIG

PICTURE HERE.

WHAT WILL BE THE IMPACT ON

FREEDOM OF RELIGION AND

FREEDOM OF SPEECH?

WELL, ANY TIME THE I.R.S.

IS INVOLVED, PEOPLE GET

SCARED.

BUT I DO WANT TO BE CLEAR

RIGHT NOW, THE I.R.S. IS ON

ITS HEELS NOW MORE THAN

EVER.

BECAUSE OF ALL OF THE

ATTENTION ON THE TEA PARTY

TARGETING AND THE

CONSERVATIVE TARGETING, THE

I.R.S. HAS HAD A TOUGH JOB.

THE DIVISION THAT WOULD

ENFORCE THIS MARK IS THE

SAME DIVISION THAT LOIS

LERNER HEADED BEFORE SHE

RETIRED.

SO THE FREEDOM FROM RELIGION

FOUNDATION WANTED CHURCHES

TO HAVE TO FILE WHAT IS

CALLED 990s, WHAT 501s

HAVE TO FILE EACH YEAR.

THE BIG PICTURE, THOUGH, IS

THIS: WILL YOU BE AFRAID OF

THE I.R.S. OR WILL YOU DO

WHAT YOU'VE BEEN DOING

WITHOUT PROBLEM?

YOU KNOW THERE ARE GROUPS

LIKE US AROUND TO DEFEND YOU

IF THE I.R.S. OR A GROUP

LIKE FREEDOM FROM RELIGION

FOUNDATION IS TRYING TO SHUT

DOWN YOUR SPEECH, WHICH YOU

HAVE THE ABSOLUTE RIGHT TO

MAKE.

Mark: CLARIFY FOR US,

JORDAN, WHAT THE LAW

ACTUALLY SAYS ABOUT CHURCHES

AND POLITICAL ACTIVITIES?

IN THE CHURCH'S

SITUATION, THE DISTINCTION

IS THIS: A PASTOR GOING TO

THE PULPIT AND ENDORSING A

CANDIDATE COULD BE PUTTING

THE CHURCH AT RISK.

THAT WAS BEFORE THIS.

YES, THAT SAME PASTOR CAN,

OUTSIDE OF THE CHURCH,

ENDORSE A CANDIDATE, AS LONG

AS THE CHURCH IS CLEARLY

DISTINGUISHED FROM THE

ENDORSEMENT.

IT IS NOT AS IF INDIVIDUALS,

BY BECOMING MEMBERS OF THE

CLERGY OR THE PASTORAL STAFF

LOSE THEIR FREE SPEECH

RIGHTS AND FIRST AMENDMENT

RIGHTS.

BUT AS LONG AS THEY'RE

OPERATEING THE SAME

OPERATING THE SAME WAY THEY

HAVE BEEN -- WE'LL KNOW IF

IT IS A NEW INTIMIDATION

STRATEGIST IF THE I.R.S.

STARTS CONTACTING MORE

CHURCHES.

Efrem: THANK YOU,

JORDAN.

THE BATTLE OVER BIBLE

BANNERS AT A TEXAS FOOTBALL

GAME COULD BE HEADED TO

COURT AGAIN.

THE CHEERLEADERS ARE

DEFENDING THEIR CHOICE TO

DISPLAY BIBLE VERSES,

ARGUING THE SCHOOL SYSTEM IS

STILL VIOLATING THEIR RIGHT

TO FREE SPEECH.

DAVID BRODY TRAVELLED TO THE

KUNTZ HIGH SCHOOL.

David: THE KUNTZ HIGH

SCHOOL CHEERLEADERS MAY SEEM

LIKE TYPICAL TEENAGED

GIRLS.

IN REALITY, THEY'RE ANYTHING

BUT.

TAKE A LOOK AT THESE BANNERS

THAT THE KUNTZ FOOTBALL

PLAYERS RUN THROUGH BEFORE

THEIR GAMES.

THE CHEERLEADERS BEGAN

WRITING BIBLE VERSES ON THEM

LAST FALL.

I HAD A CHANCE TO MEET UP

WITH THE TEAM, AND I ASKED

THEM WHY THEY BOLDLY DECIDED

TO PUT THEIR FAITH ON

DISPLAY.

WE'RE JUST ALL

CHRISTIANS, AND WE BELIEVE

THAT THE BIBLE IS FROM GOD.

IF IT IS FROM GOD, THEN WHY

NOT.

THAT'S WHAT WE WERE

THINKING.

IT IS A POSITIVE MESSAGE AND

IT IS UP LIFTING.

David: THE WORDS WERE

SO CONTAGIOUS, IT CAUSED THE

OPPOSING TEAMS TO WANT TO DO

THE SAME THING.

THEY ALSO BEGAN WRITING

SCRIPTURES ON THEIR BANNERS,

BUT A NATIONAL ATHEIST GROUP

FILED A COMPLAINT WITH THE

SEPTEMBER 11TH.

SUPERINTENDENT.

THEY SAID BIBLE VERSES

SHOULD NOT BE DISPLAYED AT

FOOTBALL GAMES BECAUSE THAT

BASICALLY MEANT IT WAS

SUPPORTING A CERTAIN

RELIGION.

THE TEXAS BOARD AGREED.

THE CHEERLEADERS SAID THAT

WAS A VIOLATION OF FREE

SPEECH, AND THEY FILED A

LAWSUIT.

THIS CASE IS ALL ABOUT

THE RIGHTS OF STUDENTS TO

EXPRESS THEIR SINCERELY HELD

RELIGIOUS BELIEFS AT

SCHOOL.

THE UNITED STATES SUPREME

COURT SAID THAT STUDENTS DO

NOT LEAVE THEIR

CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS AT THE

SCHOOL HOUSE GATE.

David: THE JUDGE RULED

THAT THE CHEERLEADERS COULD

CONTINUE TO WRITE THE

BANNERS.

THE CHEERLEADERS STOOD UP

FOR THEIR FAITH ONCE AGAIN

AND RECEIVED OVERWHELMING

SUPPORT FROM THE LOCAL

COMMUNITY.

THEY'RE GOOD KIDS.

THEY'VE BEEN RAISED RIGHT.

THEY KNOW WHAT THEY BELIEVE,

AND THEY WEREN'T AFRAID TO

STAND UP AND SAY WHAT THEY

BELIEVE, AND TO TAKE

WHATEVER CAME WITH IT.

David: KUNTZ IS A

SMALL TOWN IN EAST TEXAS,

JUST A FEW THOUSAND PEOPLE

OR SO.

THE TOWN'S CLAIM TO FAME IS

THAT THEY ARE HOME TO THE

ONLY PAIR OF MARRIED ARM

ARMADILLOS IN THE ENTIRE

WORLD.

BUT THE CHEERLEADERS HAVE

REPLACED THOSE ARMADILLOS.

WHEN YOU HAVE THE COURAGE

OF YOUR CONVICTIONS, YOU CAN

BE A MESSENGER FOR THE

ENTIRE WORLD.

THESE ARE GIRLS WHO ONE DAY

WERE CHEERLEADERS, AND THEY

WERE TRANSFORMED INTO

COMMUNITY LEADERS.

TEXAS AND THIS COUNTRY ARE

BETTER AND PROUDER BECAUSE

OF THEM.

David: WHAT'S GOING ON

IN THE SCHOOL?

WHAT IS EVERYBODY SAYING IN

THE SCHOOL?

YOU GUYS ARE LIKE THE COOL,

FAMOUS CHEERLEADERS, AREN'T

YOU?

WE'RE STILL THE SAME

PEOPLE WE ALWAYS WERE.

THIS HASN'T -- THIS HAS JUST

HELPED, LIKE, OUR FOOTBALL

BOYS AND US COME CLOSER TO

EACH OTHER.

BUT, I MEAN, EVERYTHING IS

STILL THE SAME AT SCHOOL.

WE'RE ALL STILL CLOSE

AND, LIKE, NOBODY ARGUES.

WE HARDLY TALK ABOUT IT

ANYMORE.

David: DAVID BRODY,

CBN NEWS, IN KUNTZ, TEXAS.

Charlene: TWO

HURRICANES ARE BARRELING

DOWN ON HAWAII.

IT IS THE FIRST TIME IN 22

YEARS THAT A HURRICANE HAS

THREATENED THE BIG ISLAND.

HURRICANE ISAAC SELL

HURRICANE ISELLE IS EXPECTED

TO BRING HEAVY RAINS.

WORKERS SANDBAGGED AND

CLEARED DRAINS.

RESIDENTS ARE STOCKING UP ON

EVERYTHING FROM BOTTLED

WATER TO GAS AND GROCERIES.

AND TOURISTS ARE STREAMING

INTO THE AIRPORTS WITH

AIRLINES CHANGING FLIGHTS

FOR FREE SO VACATIONERS CAN

FLEE.

THE FIRST STORM TO ARRIVE

WILL BE ISELLE, AND GUSTY

WINDS, 50, 60 MILES PER

HOUR, DOWNING TREES AND

CAUSING FLOODING ACROSS THE

REGION.

Charlene: MEANWHILE,

HURRICANE JULIO IS EXPECTED

TO SLOWLY STRENGTHEN AND

PASS NORTH OF HAWAII

SOMETIME THIS WEEKEND.

Efrem: PRESIDENT OBAMA

IS SIGNING A BILL INTO LAW

AIMED AT REVAMPING THE

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS

AFFAIRS.

IT INCLUDES $10 BILLION IN

EMERGENCY SPENDING TO PAY

FOR PRIVATE CARE.

THAT'S FOR QUALIFYING

VETERANS WHO CAN'T GET

TIMELY APPOINTMENTS AT V.A.

HOSPITALS ARE CLINICS OR WHO

LIVE MORE THAN 40 MILES FROM

ONE.

AND IT INCLUDES $1.3 BILLION

TO OPEN 27 NEW V.A. CLINICS

ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

THE NEW LAW MAKES IT EASIER

TO FIRE SENIOR V.A.

EXECUTIVES FOR

MISMANAGEMENT.

Charlene: SCIENTISTS

HAVE DISCOVERED A LINK

BETWEEN A NEWLY IDENTIFIED

GENE AND BREAST CANCER.

IT IS CALLED PAL B-2.

RESEARCHERS STUDIED 362

WOMEN, THOSE WITH THE FAULTY

GENE HAD A 14% CHANCE OF

BREAST CANCER BY AGE 50.

AND UP TO AT LEAST 35% BY

AGE 70.

THE RISK WENT UP IN THOSE

WHO HAD CLOSE RELATIVES WITH

BREAST CANCER.

DR. JEFFREY WITZE WITZEL

LED THE STUDY AND SAYS,

QUOTE,"THIS ONE IS

SERIOUS."

Efrem: COMING UP, IS IT

TIME TO CHANGE YOUR

PASSWORD?

THE HACKING SCANDAL THAT IS

PUTTING MORE THAN ONE

BILLION PEOPLE ALTRUISTIC.

AT RISK.

Charlene: THE OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION IS LOOKING

FOR WAYS IT CAN BYPASS

CONGRESS AND PREVENT

AMERICAN BUSINESSES FROM

INCORPORATING IN OTHER

COUNTRIES.

BUT IF HE ACTS ON HIS OWN,

HE COULD OPEN HIMSELF UP TO

CHARGES HE IS REWRITING THE

TAX CODE AND OVERSTEPPING

HIS AUTHORITY.

THE REPUBLICANS SAY THE U.S.

NEEDS TO CUT ITS CORPORATE

TAX RATE, WHICH IS THE

HIGHEST IN THE

INDUSTRIALIZED WORLD.

THE CONTROVERSY COMES AS

PRESIDENT OBAMA HIT AN

ALL-TIME LOW APPROVAL

RATING, AT 40%.

WITH A DISAPPROVAL RATING OF

47%.

CONGRESS ONLY HAS A 14%

APPROVAL RATING, AND 71% SAY

AMERICA'S ECONOMIC PROBLEMS

ARE DUE TO THE INABILITY OF

ELECTED OFFICIALS HERE IN

WASHINGTON TO GET THINGS

DONE TO IMPROVE THE

ECONOMY.

YOU MIGHT WANT TO THINK

ABOUT CHANGING YOUR ONLINE

PASSPORTS AFTER A RUSSIAN

REPORT THAT HACKERS HAVE

STOLEN 1.2 BILLION COMPUTER

NAMES AND PASSWORDS.

THAT AFFECTS MORE THAN

400,000 WEBSITES.

THE "NEW YORK TIMES"

REPORTED THE STORY BASED ON

THE REPORT FROM HOME

SECURITY.

THE NAMES OF THE WEBSITES

THAT WERE BROKEN INTO WERE

NOT IDENTIFIED, BUT IT IS

JUST THE LATEST EXAMPLE OF

SECURITY ISSUES WHEN IT

COMES TO PROTECTING PEOPLE'S

ONLINE INFORMATION.

Charlene: WELL, YOUR

SMARTPHONE MAY POSE A RISK

TO YOUR PREVIOUS SEE. YOUR-- PRIVACY.

MANY ARE CONNECTED TO THE

INTERNET, MAKING THEM

VULNERABLE.

THEY CONTAIN A GREAT DEAL OF

PERSONAL INFORMATION,

INCLUDING CONTACTS, PHOTOS,

AND MORE.

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

REPORTS THAT EXPERTS WILL BE

DISCUSSING THE ISSUE OF

SMARTPHONE SECURITY AT A

CONFERENCE.

Efrem: UP NEXT, A

FRIGHTENING LOOK AT

TERRORISTS RECRUITING FELLOW

MUSLIMS, NOT FROM THE MIDDLE

EAST, BUT FROM EUROPE.

THANKS FOR JOINING US

Efrem: WHEN SOLDIERS

RETURN HOME TO AMERICA,

THEY'RE WELCOMED WITH OPEN

ARMS, BUT NOT IN EUROPE.

Charlene: THAT'S

BECAUSE THESE SOLDIERS ARE

MUSLIMS, WHO HAVE BEEN

FIGHTING FOR MUSLIMS IN

SYRIA, AND WHO MAY BRING THE

FIGHT HOME WITH THEM.

DALE HURD HAS THE CHILLING

STORY.

Reporter: THESE ARE

BRITISH JIHADISTS IN SYRIA,

TRYING TO RECRUIT MORE

MUSLIM YOUNG MEN TO COME AND

JOIN THEM.

THEY'RE TAKEN TO SOCIAL

MEDIA TO SHARE AN ISLAMIC

MESSAGE WITH THEIR FRIENDS

BACK HOME.

EVEN IF YOU'VE LED A SINFUL

LIFE, THE QURAN TEACHES THAT

MARTYRDOM IS A TICKET TO

HEAVEN.

DEAR BROTHERS, ESPECIALLY

BROTHERS, AND ALSO SISTERS,

IN THE LAND OF JIHAD AT THE

MOMENT.

[SPEAKING A

FOREIGN LANGUAGE]

I ALSO INVITE ALL OVER TO

THE LAND OF JIHAD.

Reporter: GRISLY

INSTAGRAM PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

SENT TO FRIENDS BACK HOME

INCLUDE BAGS AND EVEN

TRUCKLOADS OF SEVERED

HEADS.

SOME DAY THESE JIHADISTS

WILL GO HOME, SOME HAVE

ALREADY HAVE.

MEDI, A FRENCH GUNMAN WHO

KILLED FOUR PEOPLE AT THE

JEWISH MUSEUM IN BRUSSELS IN

MAY, WAS ARRESTED CARRYING A

HOME MADE FLAG OF ISIS.

MEDI WENT TO FIGHT IN SYRIA

IN 2012.

THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT KNOWS

IT HAS A BIG PROBLEM ON ITS

HANDS.

HUNDREDS OF MUSLIM RADICALS

WHO WENT TO SYRIA TO FIGHT

IN THE CIVIL WAR AND ARE

BRINGING JIHAD BACK TO

EUROPE.

MORE THAN 700 FRENCHMEN AND

3,000 EUROPEANS ARE BELIEVED

TO HAVE FOUGHT, AR OR ARE

NOW FIGHTING IN SEAR SOAR

SYRIA OR IRAQ.

THEY BELIEVE THEY HAVE FOUND

RELIGION.

WHEN THEY'RE NOT KILLING

PEOPLE, THEY ARE HANDING OUT

QURANS, HELPING TO ESTABLISH

A WORLDWIDE ISLAMIC STATE.

THE MOTHER OF ONE OF THE

JIHADISTS TALKED TO

BRITAIN'S SKYNEWS.

ABSOLUTELY SHOCKED TO SEE

HOW THIS CHARACTER HAD

CHANGED.

HE WAS A LOVELY BOY, THAT

ANY MOTHER COULD EVER HAVE

AND WANT.

HE ALWAYS CARED ABOUT HIS

FAMILY AND ALWAYS WANTED TO

BE THERE FOR HIM, AND WANTED

TO DO WHAT WAS BEST FOR

THEM.

Reporter: THIS DUTCH

JIHADIST IN SYRIA TALKING TO

A REPORTER VIA SKYPE THOUGHT

IT WAS AM MOVIN AMUSEING

THAT THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT

WAS HELPING JIHAD.

IT'S FUNNY, THE BRITISH

GOVERNMENT IS FUNDING AND

TRADING JIHAD IN JORDAN AND

SYRIA.

SO BASICALLY THE BRITISH

GOVERNMENT IS HELPING AND

I'M HELPING IN MY WAY.

Reporter: HELPING TO

BRING AN ISLAMIC CALIPHATE.

SO FAR EIGHT EUROPEAN

NATIONS HAVE AGREED TO

CHANGE INFORMATION ABOUT THE

EUROPEAN JIHADISTS, IN THE

HOPE OF TRACKING THEM AND

POSSIBLY ARRESTING THEM WHEN

THEY RETURN.

STRONG ENFORCEMENT IS NEEDED

BECAUSE THERE ARE MANY MORE

MEDIS WHO WANT TO ATTACK IN

EUROPE.

HAVING AN ORGANIZATION

LIKE ISIS, FOR EXAMPLE, THAT

IS EVEN TOO EXTREME FOR

al-QAEDA, THAT THEY WILL AT

SOME STAGE BE SENT BACK TO

EUROPEAN AND BRITAIN.

Reporter: FRENCH

OFFICIALS JUST UNCOVERED A

PLOT BY MUSLIM RADICALS TO

BLOW UP THE EIFFEL TOWER AND

TAKE DOWN AIRLINERS.

THE HEAD OF THE JEWISH

ASSOCIATION SAYS

UNFORTUNATELY IT IS A

MATHEMATICAL CERTAINTY THAT

MORE EUROPEAN JEWS WILL DIE

AT THE HANDS OF MUSLIM

RADICALS.

IT IS MATHEMATICAL

BECAUSE TO CROSS THE BORDER

IS VERY SIMPLE.

TO BUY A CA KALNOSHFIKOF IS

NOTHING.

Reporter: IT COULD

SUDDENLY BECOME VERY

DANGEROUS FOR EVERYONE.

WHEN THE WAR IN THE MIDDLE

EAST IS OVER AND EUROPE'S

JIHADISTS ALL GO HOME.

DALE HURD, CBN NEWS, PARIS.

Charlene: FINALLY

TODAY, WHOEVER SAID PRAYING

DOESN'T PAY, OBVIOUSLY

HASN'T EATEN AT MARY'S

GOURMET DINER IN NORTH

CAROLINA.

Efrem: THE WINSTON,

SALEM DINER GIVES A 15%

DISCOUNT TO THOSE WHO SAY A

BLESSING BEFORE THEY EAT.

EAT.

A PATRON TOLD COLLEAGUES

THEY PRAY BEFORE THEIR MEAL,

AND LATER THE WAITRESS CAME

OVER AND TOLD THEM THEY WERE

GETTING A 15% DISCOUNT JUST

FOR SAYING GRACE.

Charlene: I THINK WE

SHOULD TRAVEL TO NORTH

CAROLINA TO EAT AT THIS

WONDERFUL RESTAURANT.

THAT'S GOING TO DO IT FOR

NOW ON CBN NEWS TODAY.

YOU CAN FIND MORE OF OUR

EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE OF THE

ISSUES YOU CARE MOST ABOUT

AT CBNNEWS.COM.

Efrem: WE WANT TO HEAR

FROM YOU.

LET US KNOW WHAT YOU THINK

ABOUT THE STORIES YOU'VE

SEEN HERE TODAY.

YOU CAN DO IT AT

Facebook.com/the700club OR

ON TWITTER.

IT'S THURSDAY, MAKE IT A

THANKFUL ONE.

SEE YOU NEXT TIME.

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