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Russian ballistic missiles hit Poland, killing two

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Two people died Tuesday afternoon after a Russian ballistic missile struck Przewodów, Poland, killing two workers at a facility. The Polish town is near the border with Ukraine. The attack, whether accidental ...

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Tourism business is booming in Holy Land after pandemic

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After being restricted by the pandemic, Israeli tourism is back in business. Christians from around the world are flocking back to the Holy Land. In fact, metrovoicenews.com publishers Dwight and Anita Widaman ...

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Kansas, Missouri at opposite ends of yearly apple consumption

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Missouri and Kansas are polar opposites when it comes to their love of the apple. The tasty fruit, a sure sign of fall, is a favorite of Missourians who visit many of ...

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Hurricane Ian sets sights on S. Carolina after devastating Florida coast

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Hurricane Ian is expected to make landfall on South Carolina’s coast Friday after the megastorm caused catastrophic damage in Florida and left people trapped in their homes. National Guard troops are being positioned in ...

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Estonia blocks Jews escaping Russia

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Jews are reporting they’re being blocked from escaping Russia even though they hold Israeli passports. Hebrew news media has interviewed numerous men and families who, while holding dual citizenship in Russia and ...

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More Holocaust survivors flee Ukraine to Israel

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Holocaust survivors are among the thousands of Ukrainian Jews seeking refuge in Israel. They are now part of a mass Ukrainian refugee crisis that has seen almost 5 million flee their homes, ...

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‘May God make a miracle’: Millions flee Ukraine with prayers for war’s end

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A 17-year-old refugee took a stroll down a main thoroughfare after escaping the shelling in his hometown of Zhtomyr, Ukraine. During a casual walk through an older part of the city, the ...

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The pandemic changed death rituals and left grieving families without a sense of closure

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The unexpected death of a friend and colleague to COVID-19 in January 2021 led me to start researching how American death rituals were transforming during the pandemic. My friend was Hindu, and ...

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Abortion once again was leading cause of death worldwide last year

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Abortion was the leading cause of death worldwide in 2021, with more than three times as many people losing their lives to abortion than the second-leading cause of death. Worldometer, a database ...

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Texas synagogue hostages freed, Muslim terrorist dead

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Hostages inside a Texas synagogue were rescued late Saturday evening after they had been held by a Muslim terrorist for nearly 12 hours. Video from Dallas station WFAA shows congregants running out of the ...

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Good news: Study finds deaths from Omicron are 91% less than Delta

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A new study provides some good news in the pandemic. Omicron has a 91% lower chance of causing death than the Delta variant of COVID-19 with few deaths worldwide. The study, which ...

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Missouri Right to Life supports 7-1 Republican advantage in redistricting

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Missouri Right to Life wants the state’s eight congressional districts redrawn to give pro-life Congressional representatives the advantage. Susan Klein, executive director of the organization, testified at a House Special Committee on ...

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Marking Christmas, Israeli Christians are ‘thriving’ while Middle Eastern brethren face persecution

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While Christians are facing persecution and shrinking numbers throughout the Middle East, Israeli Christians are facing a different reality with growing numbers and high quality of life. The number of Christians in ...

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Operation Christmas Child accepting shoeboxes through Nov. 23

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Shoebox packers across the Kansas City Metro are blessing children around the world through Operation Christmas Child. More than 4,000 locations, including more than 40 locations in the greater Kansas City area, ...

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Facebook shutting down massive facial recognition system

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Facebook Inc. on Tuesday announced it is shutting down its controversial facial recognition system that identifies users in videos and photos. The data-mining behemoth also said it will delete “facial recognition templates” ...

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Rural areas, small towns still have almost half of all churches

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Church congregations are shrinking in the United States, and it may be felt most in rural areas. The latest Faith Communities Today survey also found a median attendance decline of 7 percent. ...

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Container ship backlog now biggest in history

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The container ship backlog crisis has reached new heights as the largest port in America sets a record. That’s according to Gene Seroka, the executive director of the Port of Los Angeles. ...

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Most popular Christian Facebook pages are fake

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The top ranked Christian Facebook pages had generic names — Jesus is my Lord, Purpose of Life, Light of the World, Blessing and Blessed — and they promoted generic content — Bible ...

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Online church likely is here to stay, researchers find

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Because of COVID-19, more than three in four evangelical Protestants in the United States have experienced watching church online instead of in person. More important is that going forward, the majority who ...

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Are the government and media ignoring the religious aspect of Afghanistan?

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The headline on the National Catholic Register story is simple and timely: “Trapped by the Taliban, Praying for Escape from Afghanistan.” But it is not a headline you’ll find in most media. The ...

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Olympic swimmer Caeleb Dressel thanks God after winning five gold medals

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U.S. swimmer Caeleb Dressel, with five gold medals, has been one of the big stars of the Tokyo Olympics. The 24-year-old Floridian completed the 100-meter butterfly in 49.45 seconds and broke his ...

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Survey finds that decline in white Christians has slowed

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The decline in the numbers of white Christians appears to have slowed, according to the 2020 Census of Religion by the Public Religion Research Institute. The survey also looked at data for ...

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MoDOT to hold job fair at City Union Mission

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The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is in dire need of workers in the coming months and will hold a job fair July 19 at Kansas City’s largest homeless shelter. MoDot shares ...

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500 Nigerian students kidnapped by Islamists in last month

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Desperate parents are holding a 24/7 prayer vigil outside a Nigerian school where 140 of students were kidnapped by Muslim extremists. In an emotional scene, the weary moms and dads can be ...

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South Korea accepts Israeli vaccine doses that Palestinians turned down

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Palestinian leaders have lost the opportunity to immediately vaccinate residents after refusing Israel’s offer of a vaccine swap. Now South Korea says it will take the 700,000 doses from Israel. Under the ...

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