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President Trump to focus on religious freedom at UN

President Donald Trump is set to make the protection of religious freedom a key focus at next week’s United Nations meetings in New York. “The President will highlight American values and underscore that America is a positive ...

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Drone attack takes out half of Saudi oil production

Smoke is still blackening the skies over large areas of Saudi Arabia Sunday morning after an attack by  Iranian drones operated by rebels in Yemen on Saturday. The attack and resulting fires ...

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Son of Osama Bin Laden is dead

The son of infamous terrorist Osama bin Laden is dead, President Donald Trump confirmed on Sept. 14. Reports that Hamza bin Laden was killed emerged on July 31 but had gone uncorroborated ...

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UPDATE: 2,500 missing in Bahamas

An estimated 2,500 people are listed as missing in the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. That’s according to the government which also cautioned that the names hadn’t yet been checked ...

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Doctor acquitted in euthanasia lawsuit over patient who had to be restrained

A Dutch court acquitted a doctor this week of all charges for the euthanasia of an elderly woman who suffered from dementia but may not have wanted to end her life when ...

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China given time as their industrial output plunges

China is looking to narrow the scope of negotiations with the U.S. to only trade matters. The news comes as China’s industrial output has plunged to its lowest level since 2002 – ...

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US carpet bombs ISIS infested island in Iraq

The U.S.-led coalition battling the ISIS terror group has released a video (below)  showing the carpet-bombing of an island in northern Iraq that was “infested” with terrorists. Dramatic footage released by the ...

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Here’s why America canceled talks with the Taliban

There will be no talks, for now, between the United States and the Afghanistan‘s Taliban. The Trump administration nixed the meeting after a U.S. service member was killed last week.  That means the ...

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Citizens in Northern Ireland spontaneously gather to protest liberalizing abortion law

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Tens of thousands of Irish citizens have spontaneously protested at the center of Irish government over a recently proposed change to the nation’s abortion laws. The “silent protest” was in response to British ...

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Uranium found in Iranian ‘secret atomic warehouse’

Traces of uranium have been found in Iran, indicating it is building a nuclear weapon. Because of the process necessary to get to that point, it means Iran began breaking the Obama ...

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Argentina designates Hezbollah a terrorist organization

Latin America’s third largest economy has designated the Hezbollah movement a terrorist organization while freezing its assets. It accuses the Shia Islamist group, which is currently involved in a skirmish with Israel ...

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Queen approves Boris Johnson suspending Parliament

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has received Queen Elizabeth II’s agreement to suspend Parliament until mid-October, just a few weeks before the Brexit deadline. His opponents are calling it a maneuver to ...

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Bees are disappearing and evidence shows herbicides are to blame

The humble honeybee is sending a warning about the environmental disruption that affects not just this key link in our food production, but affects multiple species, with serious, negative effects on human ...

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Media hypes Amazon fires as Brazil turns down help

As wildfires spread across a small corner of the Amazon, the media may be misrepresenting their impact and size compared to other large fires. The government of Brazil, while struggling to contain ...

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Canadian healthcare denies home health care, pays for assisted suicide

Many Democrat politicians and other critics of the private American healthcare system point to Canadian healthcare as a model the U.S. should emulate. But one Canadian family is fighting the Canadian healthcare ...

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Gargoyles get a new look on English church

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Built to last for hundreds of years, new gargoyles are being prepared for Gloucester Cathedral as part of a major restoration project. The ‘Freeminer’ Gargoyle offers a modern twist on the medieval ...

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US in secret talks with Venezuelan political boss to remove president

The US is negotiating in secret talks with Venezuela’s socialist party boss to get him to agree to remove dictator Nicolas Maduro from power. Venezuela has been in a state of freefall ...

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US to cut foreign aid to wasteful or unlawful programs

A senior Trump administration official says the White House plans to cut aid used to fund abortions in West Africa. It’s part of a new goal to redistribute America’s international foreign aid ...

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Jordan considers breaking peace treaty with Israel

Jordan, a nation that could not exist without Israel’s generosity, is ramping up its spat with the Jewish State over allowing non-Muslim worshippers to be on the Temple Mount.  Some Jordanian lawmakers ...

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News Briefs: Robocalls, Afghan wedding massacre, Hong Kong and trade, China and drugs

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Here’s today’s news briefs: US authorities struggle in dealing with robocalls The billions of illegal robocalls inundating Americans are being facilitated largely by small telecom carriers that transmit calls over the internet, but authorities ...

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China warns Hong Kong: troops can arrive in 10 minutes

Chinese military have posted a social media message containing that Chinese troops are at the ready at the Shenzhen Bay Sports Center, and warns they can arrive in Hong Kong within 10 minutes. The warning was widely viewed ...

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News Briefs: Tlaib may see granny, productivity surprises media, crocodiles

Crocodile reaches into boat, snatches boy A 10-year-old boy was killed after being snatched from a boat by a crocodile in the Philippines, said officials on Aug. 14. The boy was on board the boat with ...

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Omar, Tlaib banned from Israel over BDS support

Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), the radical US Congresswomen who have both been accused of making antisemitic statements, are being banned from entering Israel over their support for an ...

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US reaches agreement with Turkey to protect Christians

US negotiators have successfully pressured Turkey into respecting a safe zone for Syrian Christians and other religious and ethnic minorities in Northern Syria. After weeks of concern over a potential Turkish invasion ...

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Dangerous lead levels slow work on Notre Dame

Clean-up work on Notre Dame Cathedral and its neighborhood is scheduled to resume today after government monitors indicated lead levels are at life-threatening levels and halted work on Monday. One of France’s ...

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