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Good news for Sudan’s Christians and their churches

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Sudan’s transitional government has abolished committees formed under the Islamist regime of former President Omar al-Bashir that were used to take over hundreds of churches and other Christian property. Nasreldin Mofreh, Sudan’s Minister ...

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Was Trump right? Russia, Turkey sign cease fire as war loomed

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A cease-fire began Thursday night in northern Syria between the armies of Turkey and Russia as fighting had threatened to put their forces into all-out war. President Trump, in an effort to ...

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‘Bleeding Kansas’ Series returns to Constitution Hall

Dramatic interpretations and talks about the violent territorial and civil war history of Kansas, 1854-1865, will highlight the 2020 annual Bleeding Kansas series, which begins January 26. The programs are held at ...

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Overnight strike takes out missiles and Iranian terrorists in Syria

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Military from an undisclosed country targeted Iranian-backed Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) militia in Syria overnight. The mission killed at least eight fighters according to news reports and a local human rights ...

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Civil War cannonball discovered lodged in cut-down Independence tree

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The owner of a local tree cutting service discovered a hidden gem inside a tree he cut down on a historic property in Independence. The cannonball he found dates back to the ...

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Afghanistan: 48,000 mosques; no churches

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KABUL – That is one way to describe Afghanistan: 48,000 mosques; no churches. Our mental picture of Afghanistan is a country torn by Taliban tribal warfare and a haven of ISIS. That ...

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China warns Hong Kong: troops can arrive in 10 minutes

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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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US reaches agreement with Turkey to protect Christians

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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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Civil war evident in Democrat debates

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The first of two nights of Democrat debates in Detroit highlighted what some analysts describe as a civil war for the direction of the Democratic Party. Liberal candidates pushing for radical change ...

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Faith in Jesus unites former Northern Ireland enemies

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BELFAST, Northern Ireland – There is peace in Belfast, officially. But a wall still separates Republican Catholics and Unionist Protestants. And a gate between the two still closes every night to keep ...

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AOC chief of staff attacks Kansas’ Sharice Davids

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House Democrats are calling out the chief of staff for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) over comments about a Kansas Congresswoman. The latest split on the left that highlights established lawmakers’ growing impatience with radical ...

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How much do you know about Memorial Day?

How much do you know about Memorial Day? Today, as ponder the selfless sacrifice of the men and women of our armed forces, we hope that today you will join us in ...

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Syrian rebels kill Christian kids with targeted rockets

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Children playing outside in a Syrian town have been murdered by a deplorable targeted rocket attack. Observers are calling the Sunday attack on the town of al-Suqaylabiyah  a targeted terror act against ...

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Cannonball detonated after being on display at Kansas museum for 20 years

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It was on display for over 20 years yet no one knew a cannonball had never been defused. Authorities detonated the explosive Friday afternoon after it was inspected by a sharp-eyed by ...

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ISIS defeated as last Syrian stronghold falls

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Just two months ago, during the State of the Union Address, President Trump stated that ISIS was virtually defeated and credited the hard work of American soldiers and their allies for the ...

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Has Syrian civil war fulfilled prophecy?

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If anything positive comes out of the Syrian civil war, it could be the new government formed in the northeast part of the country. It’s based on equal rights for minorities and ...

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Former ISIS fighters finding Christ in Syria

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The recent announcement that the United States would withdraw its small contingent of just 2,000 troops from Syria has some Christians worried while others see room for optimism. As the civil war ...

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The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad and the Russian invasion of Kansas

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History is full of misnamed entities that are like a little puzzle, where a small incident in one area directly fits into another incident. And so it is with the Atchison, Topeka ...

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Bleeding Kansas Series returns to Constitution Hall

Dramatic interpretations and talks about the violent territorial and civil war history of Kansas, 1854-1865, will highlight the 2019 annual Bleeding Kansas series, which begins January 27. The programs are held at ...

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So what, or who, is a ‘Jayhawk’?

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The term Jayhawk or Jayhawker has many connotations beyond being the mythical bird mascot of the University of Kansas. The term may have been adopted as far back as the Revolutionary War. ...

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Syrian Christians share tragic stories

We rarely see the images of Christian suffering around the world on the evening news. That’s why, when Syrian Christian refugees share their personal experiences, we should all pay attention and hear ...

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Ukrainian Orthodox church split with Russia could turn violent

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KIEV, Ukraine  — The rough-looking young men brought clubs and brass knuckles to the Pechersk Monastery in Kiev , one of Orthodox Christianity’s most important pilgrimage sites, apparently seeking to disrupt worship. Police spread-eagled ...

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Church sued after it removes ‘colored’ from its name

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St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Missouri City has been damaged by fire, decades of disrepair, and a dwindling congregation, but faith remains strong here. “I know God’s on our side,” said ...

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Historic church moved across town to preserve history

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A church believed to be the first African Methodist Episcopal Church located north of the Missouri River post-Civil War moved across the northern Missouri town of Chillicothe on Tuesday. The Bethel AME ...

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Israel urges Russia to protect Muslims from Syrian army

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JERUSALEM, Israel – For the first time in seven years, Syrian forces loyal to President Bashar Assad have completely ousted ISIS fighters from the Syrian border along Israel’s Golan Heights, according to ...

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