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CBN NewsWatch: May 11, 2015

On CBN Newswatch, May 11: Boy's arrest thwarts major terror attack in Australia; Officials say ISIS threat growing in the US; China leaders seek to ban crosses on church buildings; and more. Read Transcript


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NEWSWATCH. I'M LORI JOHNSON.

THERE IS A

GROWING CONCERN ABOUT THE

TERRORIST

GROUP ISIS AND THE WARNING THEY

COULD

ATTACK RIGHT HERE IN HOME.

GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS ARE

DEEPLY

CONCERNED ABOUT THE THREAT THAT

ISIS

POSSESS IN THE U.S.. THAT IT'S

GETTING

WORSE. THE DEADLY ASSAULT ON A

CARTOON

EXHIBIT IN TEXAS LAST WEEKEND

HAS ONLY

HEIGHTENED THE ALARM. NOW A TOP

CIA

VETERAN IS WARNING THAT IT'S

ONLY A

MATTER A TIME BEFORE THEY

LAUNCH AN

ATTACK ON AMERICAN SOIL. IF WE

DON'T

GET ISIS UNDER CONTROL.

HOMELAND

SECURITY JAY JOHNSON SAYS

AMERICANS

SHOULD CONTINUE TO GO TO PUBLIC

EVENTS

BUT AT THE SAME TIME BE

VIGILANT. THE

PENTAGON HAS ORDERED U.S.

MILITARY

BASES TO UPGRADE THEIR

CONDITION STATUS

BECAUSE OF CONCERNS ABOUT ISIS.

PUBLIC

OFFICIALS SAY ONE REASON

BECAUSE OF

SUCH A THREAT BECAUSE OF IT'S

SMART USE

OF SOCIAL MEDIA. WE ARE

DEFINITELY IN A

NEW ENVIRONMENT BECAUSE OF

ISIL'S

EFFECTIVE USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA,

THE

INTERNET AND IT'S ABILITY TO

REACH INTO

THE HOMELAND AND INSPIRE OTHERS.

THE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE

SAYS IT

SHOULD NOT UNDERESTIMATE THIS

SOCIAL

MEDIA POWER.

I THINK IT IS KILL KILL KILL

AND

PUTTING A LONE WOLF IN A

POSITION THAT

IT'S NEVER BEEN IN BEFORE AND

THAT IS

YOU DO IT AND WE TAKE CREDIT

FOR IT.

SOME LAWMAKERS ARE ALSO

CONCERNED

THAT THE RECENT NATIONAL

SECURITY

AGENCY AND COLLECTION OF PHONE

RECORDS

HURTS OUR ABILITY TO CONQUER

ISIS.

THAT TAKES US BACK TO PRE911.

THE RESTRICTIONS TO PHONE

COLLECTIONS AND COMBINED WITH

THE

INTERNET MEANS AND ISIS

INSPIRED

ATTACK CAN COME QUICKLY.

ANOTHER TERRORISM RELATED

ARREST IN

AUSTRALIA. A 17-YEAR-OLD BOY

TAKEN INTO

CUSTODY THIS WEEKEND AFTER

POLICE FOUND

HOMEMADE BOTTOMS -- BOMBS IN

MELBOURNE.

HAD WE NOT INTERVENED THERE

WAS A

REAL THREAT OF ACTION BEING

TAKEN. WE

KNOW THAT ISIS IS A VERY

SERIOUS TERROR

THREAT.

THIS LATEST CASE THE SUSPECT

IS A

SON OF A SYRIAN BORN DOCTOR

CHARGED

WITH PLANNING A TERROR ATTACK

AND IN

CONNECTION WITH TERRORISM.

THAT'S THE

ADDITIONAL CHARGE SINCE LAST

MONTH AND

A GROUP ATTACKED IN A VETERAN

EVENT IN

MELBOURNE.

WELL, TORNADOS HIT AREAS IN

TEXAS

AND LAKE CITY IOWA AND ABOUT 70

MILES

FROM DALLAS. WHAT APPEARED TO

BE A

TORNADO INJURED TWO DOZENS

PEOPLE LAST

NIGHT DOWNING TREES AND

AFFECTING

HOMES. PEOPLE WERE TAKEN TO A

NEARBY

HOSPITAL. OFFICIALS ARE GOING

DOOR TO

DOOR LOOKING FOR INJURIES.

IN SOUTH DAKOTA WHILE MEMBERS

WERE

GATHERED FOR SUNDAY SCHOOL.

WE HUDDLED IN THE BASEMENT

AND

BATHROOM AND WE SAID THE LORD'S

PRAYER

AND YOU CAN HEAR THE BRICKS

FALLING. WE

KNEW IT WASN'T ANY GOOD.

A SPRING SNOWSTORM?

COLORADO AROUND

DENVER YESTERDAY AND TREE LIMBS

SNAPPED

WITH THE WEIGHT OF IT.

THE UNITED NATION IS DEALING

WITH

THREATS AND THE DEBATE IN OUR

JUSTICE

SYSTEM. THE AMERICAN OFFICIAL

SAYS HE'S

PROUD OF OUR SYSTEM BUT IT'S

NOT

PERFECT. THEY ARE TRYING TO

IMPROVE

RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE BLACK

COMMUNITY

AND CHANGE PROCEDURES. THIS IS

THE

SECOND TIME SECURITY COUNCIL

HAS HELD A

HEARING ON HUMAN RIGHTS.

OFFICIALS IN CHINA ARE

STEPPING UP

THEIR WAR AGAINST CROSSES IN

CHURCHES.

THEY HAVE MOVED CROSSES FROM

400

PROTESTANT AND CATHOLIC

CHURCHES SINCE

2013 THAT HAS LED TO VIOLENCE

WITH

CHURCH MEMBERS AND. INSTEAD

THEY MUST

BE STACHD ATTACHED TO THE

FACADE OF

THE BUILDING AND NO MORE THAN

ONE TENTH

OF FACADE HEIGHT. THE GROWTH OF

CHRISTIANITY IS MAKING THE

GOVERNMENT

NERVOUS.

SOME ARE CALLING IT GENOCIDE

FROM

PAKISTAN TO SYRIA. JIHADIST ARE

SLASHING CHRISTIANS. ACTIVIST

ARE

ANSWERING THE CALL. STACKEL BACK

IS

DEFENDING A NUN.

THE ISLAMIC TERROR GROUP

ISIS IS

LEAVING A TERROR OF DESTRUCTION

ACROSS

PARTS OF SYRIA AND IRAQ.

HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF

CHRISTIANS

HAVE BEEN DISPLACED FROM THEIR

HOMES

AND COUNTLESS OTHERS MURDERED

AND

ENSLAVED BY ISIS WITH NO END IN

SIGHT.

SHE HAS BEEN ON THE GROUND

AND

WITNESSED THESE PEOPLE IN THE

COMMUNITIES. THEY ARE SOLD INTO

SEX

SLAVERY.

THEY CHOOSE THE MOST

BEAUTIFUL ONE

EVEN IF THEY HAVE A SMALL

CHILD. THEY

SAY TO EACH OTHER THEY THINK

THEY ARE

KIDNAPPED IN THE HAND OF THE

ISIS, THE

CITY ALONE. WHAT IS GOING ON

THERE?

IT'S THE HIGHEST BARBARISM IN

THE EARTH.

THEY WERE PERSECUTED IN 35

COUNTRIES

PROVIDING THEM WITH FOOD,

MEDICINE AND

SHELTER. SHE FOCUSES ON THE

MUSLIM

WORLD. SHE'S HELPING THOSE IN

IRAQ.

I LIKE TO COME HERE TO BRING

THE

WORD TO THEM. I AM HERE FOR

THEM. THAT

IS MY MISSION.

SISTER IS NO STRANGER TO

ISLAMIC

PERSECUTION AS A YOUNG GIRL

FORCED TO

LEAVE HER FAMILY IN TURKEY.

WHERE SHE

OPERATED THE FOUNDATION AND

SOUNDED THE

ALARM ABOUT THE GATHERING OF

THE STORM.

THE MISSION OF THE ISIS IS

TO

CONVERT TO ISLAM RELIGION AND

BRING

THEM TO SAL AM THEY CALL THAT.

WHO SAYS

ISIS HAS NOT ISLAM IN

CONNECTION IS NOT

TRUE. THEY ARE LIAR. ISIS IS

ISLAM,

ISLAM IS ISIS.

SHE CALLS IT A WEAK RISES

FROM THE

U.S..

ISLAM DEMOCRACY IS OPPOSITE

BLACK

AND WHITE. I HOPE AMERICA WILL

UNDERSTAND, AMERICA HAS THE

POWER THAT

THEY CAN STOP THIS DISASTER

WITH

ANOTHER WESTERN COUNTRY.

AS FOR SISTER HATUN SHE WILL

KEEP

CALLING FOR ISIS TO STOP AROUND

THE

WORLD.

COMING UP, SHE SAID SHE WAS

PUNISHED

FOR STANDING UP FOR HER

CHRISTIAN

FAITH. CAN PROFESSORS TELL THE

STUDENTS

TO DENY GOD. FORMER FLORIDA

GOVERNOR

JEB BUSH IS CONDEMNING THE

OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION TO STIFLE

RELIGIOUS

FREEDOM AT A LIBERTY

UNIVERSITY THIS

WEEKEND FOR DEMANDING OBEDIENCE

FOR

COMPLETE DISREGARD OF RELIGIOUS

CONFERENCE AND AS WELL AS

CHRISTIANS

AROUND THE WORLD. BUSH HAS NOT

DECLARED

HIS BID FOR THE WHITE HOUSE IN

2015.

A CHRISTIAN STUDENT AT POLK

STATE

COLLEGE SAYS A PROFESSOR GAVE

HER A

FAILING GRADE BECAUSE SHE

WOULDN'T

CRITICIZE HER GRADE. HE

ALLEGEDLY

ASSIGNED STUDENTS TO WRITE

PAPER

FORCING THEM TO DENY THE

EXISTENCE OF

GOD AND CHRISTIANITY OPPRESSES

WOMEN.

WHE SHE WROTE OPPOSING HER

PROFESSORS

POINT OF VIEW HE GAVE HER A

FAILING

GRADE. A WATCH DOG GROUP THAT

EXPOSES

BIAS AND ABUSE ON COLLEGE

CAMPUSES.

SHE'S A PROFESSOR, SHE'S A

SELF

PROCLAIMED MARXIST FEMINIST

PROFESSOR

IN FLORIDA. HE ASSIGNED TO HIS

STUDENTS

15 ESSAYS IN THE CLASS. IN

ADDITION TO

THESE FOUR ESSAYS HE REQUIRED

THEM TO

WRITE AGAINST THEIR BELIEFS AND

UPSET

IN THE OUTLINE THE PROFESSOR

TRIED TO

MAKE A POLITICAL FORCE THAT

JESUS IS A

MYTH IN THE SAME LINE AS

HERCULES AND

SHE COULD NOT GO AGAINST THAT

AND THE

DIVINE CHURCH WAS THE

PROVIDENCE BUT A

DIRECT TO HUMANISM AND THE

GIRL, AN

ADVANCED PLACED STUDENT SAID,

NO, I'M

GOING TO STAND UP FOR MY FAITH

AND

BELIEF IN JESUS CHRIST AND

INSTEAD

ARGUED AGAINST THIS LEFTIST

PROFESSOR,

HE FAILED HER AND GAVE HER A

ZERO.

FAILING A STUDENT FOR GOING

AGAINST

A PROFESSOR IS AGAINST

EDUCATION. WHAT

IS GOING ON?

THAT'S WHAT WE ARE TALKING

ABOUT. WE

ARE TALKING ABOUT ANTI-OPEN AND

CRITICAL THOUGHT THAT'S GOING

ON ON

CAMPUS. ACADEMIA IS A PLACE

WHERE YOU

OPEN UP DIALOGUE AND ALLOW FOR

CRITICAL

THINKING. IN THIS FORMULA IT'S

JUST

THAT, WE WANT STUDENTS TO TAKE

ALTERNATIVE PERSPECTIVES AND

THEY DON'T

HAVE TO AGREE WITH THE

PROFESSOR. IF

HE'S GOING TO TAKE THE DEVILS

ADVOCATE

AND CHALLENGING THE STUDENT TO

DO MORE.

WHEN SHE IS TAKING A STAND WITH

THE

PROFESSOR. SHE WAS ON A THREE

HOUR

PHONE CALL WITH HIM ARGUING

THIS

POSITION. IT'S NOT THAT SHE

DIDN'T WORK

HARD AND NOT THAT SHE DIDN'T

CARE ABOUT

THIS ASSIGNMENT. SHE WAS FAILED

FOR

POLITICAL REASONS AND SHE

DIDN'T BOW TO

THIS PROFESSOR. WE NEED TO WORK

ON

CAMPUSES TO OPEN DIALOGUE AND

ALLOW FOR

FREE THOUGHT.

HOW HAS THE SCHOOL RESPONDED

TO THE

STUDENTS COMPLAINT?

WHAT THE SCHOOL HAS DONE IS

THEY

HAVE CLAIMED THEY HAVE A SERIES

OF FOUR

PEOPLE REVIEW THE CONTENT AND

REVIEW

THE STUDENT'S SUBMISSIONS AND

THEY

FOUND NO BIAS, THEY FOUND

NOTHING

WRONG WITH THE PROFESSORS

ASSIGNMENT.

THE PROFESSOR IS TRULY GRANTED

FREEDOM.

IF THE PROFESSOR WANTS TO

CHALLENGE THE

STUDENT IN ANY MANNER THAT MAY

NOT BE

FOR INSTANCE TO SAY I WANT YOU

TO

CHALLENGE YOUR BELIEF IN JESUS

CHRIST.

THAT'S FINE. THE PROBLEM IS IF

SOMEONE

STANDS UP AND HE MAY NOT WANT

TO

ACKNOWLEDGE RELIGION OR DIVINE

PROVINCES WITH MARTIN LUTHER.

HE SHOULD

SUPPORT THE STUDENTS DECISION

ON CAMPUS

AND HE DIDN'T DO THAT. THE

CAMPUS

REFORM IS CALLING FOR AN

INDEPENDENT

INVESTIGATION AND THAT'S NOT

WHAT THE

UNIVERSITY IS PROVIDING AT THIS

POINT.

UP NEXT, SHE ONLY HAD A 10%

CHANCE

TO MAKE IT TO HER 1ST BIRTHDAY.

THE

> THE DOCTORS HAD BAD NEWS

FOR

FORMER SENATOR RICK SANITY

SANTORUM.

SIX-YEAR-OLD BELLA PROVED THEM

WRONG.

THIS IS A STORY OF HOPE,

LOVE, AND

THE BELIEVE THAT EVERY PERSON

MATTERS.

AT THE CENTER, SIX-YEAR-OLD

BELLA AND

HER GIFT, A GIFT TO THE ENTIRE

SANTORUM

FAMILY.

WHAT IS BELLA ABOUT?

SHE IS ABOUT LOVE, MASSIVE

AMOUNTS

OF LOVE AND JOY.

LONG WITH MASSIVE PROBLEMS,

BELLA

WAS BORN WITH TRIESOMIUM 15,

AND VERY

FEW SURVIVE AND THAT BELLA WAS

INCOMPATIBLE WITH LIFE.

TRY SAYING THAT TO BELLA.

IT WAS HER SMILE THAT

BROUGHT THE

SMILE TO YOU.

YOU ARE GOING TO SMILE FOR

EVERYBODY. YOU ARE GOING TO

SMILE FOR

YOUR DADDY, RIGHT?

WHEN SHE SMILES. WHAT DOES

IT DO FOR

YOU?

SHE'S JUST THIS BEAUTIFUL,

VULNERABLE, DEPENDENT. SHE'S

COMPLETELY

DEPENDENT UPON US.

THEY HAVE WRITTEN A BOOK

ABOUT

CARING FOR A SPECIAL NEEDS

CHILD. IT

TAUGHT THEM A SPECIAL LESSON.

THE BOOK

IS CALLED "BELLA'S GIFT".

SHE'S TAUGHT US HOW TO LOVE

CHRIST

AND HOW TO LIVE EACH DAY AND

WHAT IS

THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IN

LIFE AND TO

CELEBRATE EACH AND EVERY LIFE.

SHE

REMINDS US THAT EVERY PERSON

MATTERS

AND WE SAY SHE'S A GREAT

TEACHER OF

SOULS BECAUSE SHE REALLY IS.

ONE LESSON WENT TO THEIR

OLDEST

DAUGHTER ELIZABETH WHO

STRUGGLED WITH

THE THOUGHT OF LOSING THE

RELATIONSHIP

WITH HER SISTER.

BELLA TAUGHT ME ABOUT GIVING

TO THE

BELOVED, SELFLESSNESS. THIS IS

ALL

INTERNAL AT THAT POINT. I

THOUGHT, I

SAW HER VULNERABILITY. I

THOUGHT THAT

IS HOW MY LORD SEE'S ME. WE ARE

TOTALLY

VULNERABLE WITHOUT HIM AND

WITHOUT HIS

LOVE AND SHE'S LOOKING AT ME

SAYING

JUST LOVER ME.

SHE IS LOVED AND NOT ONLY BY

HER

FAMILY BUT PEOPLE SHE MET. THEY

HAD

BELLA SIGNS AND HELP CAME FROM

LEANING

ON THE LORD AND WORD ESPECIALLY

THE 23

PSALM.

IT'S SUCH A POWERFUL IMAGE

BECAUSE

WHEN ANY PARENT GETS A BAD

DIAGNOSIS,

IT'S CRUSHING AND A DIFFICULT

TIME AND

THE BEAUTIFUL THING WHEN YOU

HAVE OUR

LORD THERE AND GOING THROUGH A

HARD

TIME, IT'S MOST BEAUTIFUL TO

KNOW THAT

HE'S THERE WITH YOU BRINGING

YOU

THROUGH THIS DARK ALLEY AND

GIVING YOU

THE STRENGTH OF THIS JOURNEY.

THEY NEED THAT HELP. MANY

COUPLES

WITH SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN END

UP

DIVORCED.

YOU HAVE DIFFERENCES ABOUT

DECISIONS

ABOUT CARE, BUT IN THE END YOU

FORGIVE

AND YOU KNOW YOU ARE IN THIS

TOGETHER.

HERE IS THIS LITTLE VESSEL

THAT

CHRIST SENT TO US TO TEACH US

WHAT HE'S

TRYING TO TEACH US WHICH IS TO

GIVE OF

YOURSELF FULLY AND COMPLETELY,

NOT JUST

TO THIS LITTLE GIRL, BUT TO

EACH OTHER

IN MARRIAGE. THE REASON

MARRIAGES

BREAKUP IN AMERICA IS WE GO

INTO THIS

EXPECTATION THAT MARRIAGE IS

ABOUT YOU

AS OPPOSED TO WHAT YOU CAN GIVE.

THIS BOOK -- LET'S PARENTS

WITH

SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN TO LET

GO.

IT PROMISES YOU THAT THINGS

WILL GET

BETTER AND YOU GAIN MORE

STRENGTH AND

YOU TAKE ONE DAY AT A TIME.

SOMETIMES

YOU ARE LIVING MOMENT TO MOMENT.

THE SANTORUMA'S THANK GOD.

HIS PRESENCE IS AS WELCOME

AS CAN BE

IS THE PERFECT PLAN. I DON'T

THINK, I

WOULD SAY THAT BELLA WAS

UNWELCOME. I

WOULDN'T SAY I WOULDN'T WANT A

CHILD

WITH THAT CONDITION. WE

WOULDN'T TRADE

HER FOR ANYTHING. ABSOLUTELY

NOT.

> TWO WEEKS AFTER THE

EARTHQUAKE IN

NEPAL, COUNTLESS ARE STRUGGLING

WITHOUT

BASIC NECESSITY. THERE ARE MANY

IN

MAKESHIFT HOMES.

IN THE VILLAGES ON THE OUT

SKIRT OF

CAT MAN DO. SOME VILLAGERS ARE

LIVING

ON THEIR OWN AND THEIR HOMES

CAN

CRUMBLE AT ANY MOMENT. THE TENT

FIELD.

THEY PUT ADVERTISING SIGNS AND

ANY

OTHER PIECES PLASTIC AND CLOTH

THEY CAN

FIND.

WHEN IT RAINS, THE WATER

COMES IN

EVERYWHERE. ALL WE CAN DO AS I

STICK

TOGETHER AND TRY TO STAY OUT OF

THE

RAIN.

LIVING LIKE THIS IS TAKING A

TOLL ON

HER GRANDDAUGHTER.

SHE STARTED COUGHING AND

BEGINNING

TO GET SICKER EACH DAY. WE

DON'T HAVE

ENOUGH BLANKETS.

CLOSE BY, THEY SET UP A

DISTRIBUTION

CENTER WHERE HUNDREDS CAME TO

GET BAGS

OF RICE AND OTHER NECESSITIES.

WE

GATHERED UP THE FAMILY NEEDED

AND TOOK

IT RIGHT TO HER.

IT WOULD BE SO NICE TO HAVE

ENOUGH

BLANKETS WHEN IT'S COLD AND

RAINING

OUTSIDE WE WILL TRY TO THE WARM

INSIDE.

WE FOUND OUT SHE HAD A FEVER

FOR

FIVE DAYS. WE MADE SURE SHE GOT

TO THE

MEDICAL CLINIC WE HAVE SET UP

IN THE

VILLAGE. THEN SHE GOT THE

MEDICINE SHE

NEEDED TO RECOVER QUICKLY.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR ALL

YOU HAVE

DONE TO HELP US. MY

GRANDDAUGHTER WILL

GET WELL AND WE HAVE EVERYTHING

WE

NEED.

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