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With $6 billion, is this the richest church in America?

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As many churches in New York City struggle to survive and keep their buildings, Trinity Church, a land-rich, over 300-year-old congregation in Lower Manhattan, has emerged as the richest church in America ...

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Voters respond positively to President’s speech

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Polls taken immediately after the State of the Union speech show broad approval for the President’s themes. A CBS News poll showed 73 percent of Americans liked the tone of the speech ...

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Strange weather may bring Jerusalem snowstorm Wednesday

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A rare winter snowstorm is expected to hit Jerusalem Wednesday, weather forecasters said, prompting the municipality to launch snow emergency preparations. “The Jerusalem municipality is completing its preparations for the possibility of ...

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Israel Moon landing to make history

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Israel is set to join an exclusive club in February with the launch of an unmanned spacecraft that will land on the Moon. If successful, Israel would become the world’s fourth nation ...

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Missouri has most seismic activities east of Rocky Mountains

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Southeast Missouri’s Bootheel region is home to the most active seismic area in the country east of the Rocky Mountains according to the state Department of Natural Resources. Emergency management agency officials ...

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Historic prison reform bill passes with bi-partisan support

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In an example of rare bi-partisan support, a historic and sweeping bill that reforms the criminal justice system has cleared the Senate. It is a victory for the Trump administration and Congress ...

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“A Big Band Christmas” comes to the Jayhawk Theatre

Several downtown Topeka businesses have partnered to bring “A Big Band Christmas” to the historic Jayhawk Theatre, 720 SW Jackson St., on Saturday, December 8, beginning at 7:00 pm. Topeka Swing Dance ...

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Visit Lecompton to see Midwest’s largest Christmas trees and ornaments display

You can experience the holiday magic of Christmas when visiting Historic Lecompton, Kansas. Visitors can see an indoor display of over 150 Christmas trees decorated in antique, Victorian, vintage and theme decor – ...

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Brazil elects their own “Trump” partly due to Christian vote

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Brazil has elected conservative Congressman Jair Bolsonaro as their new president, and evangelical Christians played a major role in his victory. His election reflected widespread anger at the political class after years ...

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Earthquake in Southern Missouri not the ‘Big One’

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It wasn’t the “big one” but residents are still cleaning up after a 2.3 magnitude earthquake struck just north of Centerville, Missouri, Sunday evening the Missouri Geological Survey reports. Centerville is about two ...

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Brazil elects its own popular outsider for president

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Jair Bolsonaro swept to power in Brazil’s presidential election on Oct. 28, marking a historical pivot to the right that promises to abandon the country’s failed experiment with socialism by opening up ...

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Hurricane Michael to hit Panama City, Destin area

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Hurricane Michael is getting read to make history as the first CAT 4 storm in the panhandle of Florida since records began. The monster storm strengthened into a Category 4 storm early ...

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States brace for huge hurricane Florence

As Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast of the nation it is rapidly getting stronger. Forecaster predictions are dire and the three states in its path are bracing for the worst including ...

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Economy keeps growing giving hope for Nov. elections

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The U.S. economy continued its historic expansion growing at a strong 4.2 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter. That growth stayed on track to produce its strongest gain in more than ...

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Satanist burns down 250-year-old Russian church

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A teenage ‘Satanist’ has been arrested after he confessed to setting fire to one of Russia’s most historic churches. The wooden church was built in 1774 by Catherine the Great and burned ...

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