December 6, 2017. President Trump announces his decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel and to relocate the US Embassy to Israel to Jerusalem "as soon as practicable".
On October 12, 2017, the Department of State notified UNESCO ( United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) of the U.S. decision to withdraw from the organization and to seek to establish a permanent observer mission to UNESCO.
Louise Hay, an incredible visionary and advocate, a founder of the self-help movement and creator of the publishing company "Hay House" , transitioned this morning, August 30, 2017 of natural causes at age 90. She passed peacefully in her sleep.
“Meeting Louise changed the direction of my life,” said Reid Tracy, President and CEO of Hay House, Inc.
Monday, August 21, 2017. All of North America was able to see one of nature's magic sights - a total solar eclipse. It was visible within a band across the entire contiguous United States, passing from the Pacific to the Atlantic coasts. According to NASA ( National Aeronautics and Space Administration), "This celestial event is a solar eclipse in which the moon passes between the sun and Earth and blocks all or part of the sun for up to about three hours, from beginning to end, as viewed from a given location".
"Awakening Experiences" are normal and natural. One evening last summer, when I was on holiday with my family in Wales, I decided to explore the farmland around our rented bungalow. I climbed over a gate I hadn't noticed before because it was hidden by long grass, and found myself looking down at a valley, with farmers'fields sloping as far as I could see and hundreds of sheep dotted the hills.
August 5, 2017, UN Headquarters in NYC. The UN Security Council adopts a resolution on non-proliferation of nuclear weapons and the intercontinental ballistic missile program (ICBM) by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
Friday, August 4, 2017. Washington DC. The U.S. State Department officially notified the United Nations of the U.S. government's "intent to withdraw from the Paris Agreement as soon as it is eligible to do so" (See full text here press release).
The Press release also indicated the possibility that the U.S. could rejoin the pact in the future, stating that President Trump "is open to re-engaging in the Paris Agreement if the United States can identify terms that are more favorable to it, its businesses, its workers, its people, and its taxpayers."
July 7, 2017, UN Headquarters in NYC. 122 countries meeting at the United Nations conference in New York adopted a Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, the first multilateral legally-binding instrument for nuclear disarmament.
The treaty "prohibits a full range of nuclear-weapon-related activities, such as undertaking to develop, test, produce, manufacture, acquire, possess or stockpile nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices, as well as the use or threat of use of these weapons".
July 10, 2017, Mosul, Iraq. The Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi officially announced the victory in the battle over Mosul, Iraq's second most populous city and the last ISIL's (the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) stronghold in Iraq. The city was seized by ISIL militants in June 2015. It was in the Great Mosque in Mosul that ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the beginning of self-proclaimed "caliphate", (majority Sunni Arab) Islamic State.