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Iceland arrests four in terrorist plot

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Police in Iceland have arrested four men who were suspected of targeting “various institutions of society” and “citizens of the state.” It’s the biggest such bust since 1986 when members of the ...

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YouTube to start deleting abortion videos

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YouTube will begin removing videos that promote techniques to perform unsafe abortions and those they say feature false claims about abortion safety the company says. The crackdown will delete videos questioning the safety ...

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In wake of abuse scandals, churches work to keep kids safe at camp

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Congregations across the country are exploring ways to make their communities safe from abuse, particularly at summer camp and Vacation Bible School season begins. The recent release of a shocking report investigating ...

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FDA limits use of J&J vaccine over blood clots

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on May 5 that it will restrict the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to adults over life-threatening side effects with the J&J shot. ...

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Research finds that daylight saving time is not worth the trouble

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Last week the sun was shining during my commute home from work. But after the yearly “fall back”  on Sunday that ended daylight saving time with our clocks moved an hour earlier, ...

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New Medicaid regulations on abortion go into effect in Missouri

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New Missouri Medicaid regulations for abortion that could affect Planned Parenthood funding recently went into effect. Under the new rules, the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) can turn over its ...

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Fireworks in July are a 250 year tradition

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July 4th is synonymous with fireworks. It is legal to shoot them in most of the nation in late June and early July– except where it isn’t. Although states follow federal regulations, ...

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ANALYSIS: Police reform and no-knock warrants

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A survey finds 60 percent of Americans believe no-knock warrants are dangerous. Here’s what you should know about the issue. It has been one of the most dramatic seasons in the history ...

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3 ways to make your yard a safe haven for beautiful birds

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Without a few measures in place, your home and garden could be hazardous to birds. Here are some great ways to create a safe haven for beautiful flying visitors. Garden organically: Conventional ...

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Missouri Senate bill protects churches from frivolous Covid lawsuits

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A bill protecting churches from frivolous Covid lawsuits is working its way through the Missouri Legislature. Proponents say with recent amendments, it would provide the highest legal protection for houses of worship ...

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Missouri Legislature takes Covid precautions for 2021 session

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The 2021 Missouri legislative session resumes this week, several protocols are in place to address the ongoing pandemic, said Senate President Dave Schatz, “We have people checking temperatures, asking COVID-related questions as ...

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Home Depot will pay multi-million fine for lead paint violations

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Home Depot will pay a fine by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice in a nationwide settlement. Parent company Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. is cited with breaking ...

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‘Safety’ – so much more than a sports movie

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Safety is based on a real story about Ray McElrathbey who played for Clemson in 2006. He did so while serving as guardian for his 11-year-old brother, who became something of a ...

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In Israel, watch out for camels on the road!

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In the United States, motorists are familiar with signs warning about deer on the roadways, especially during hunting season. In Israel, it’s camels. Now, two entrepreneurs have found an ingenious way to ...

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8 Ways to pray as schools reopen

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As the 2019-2020 school year drew to a close no one could have imagined what challenges would be faced then and in the ensuing months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, great ...

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Why Kenosha may matter in November

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Of all the riots that have gone unchecked in the country this summer, the one in Kenosha, Wisconsin, might matter most with regard to the November presidential election. The vivid imagery in ...

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Preventing frailty and living longer

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Frailty is a term that many people hear, but very few understand. It’s the slow loss of the body’s strength and energy over time leading to weakness, tiredness and loss of balance. ...

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CDC now strongly favors schools reopening in fall

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As polls show an overwhelming majority of both Democrats and Republicans believe schools should reopen, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says the science now backs it up. The nation’s ...

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Israel real estate boom fueled by view it’s ‘safest place to be’

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Jews and Israelis who are living in the U.S. and other regions of the world are fueling a huge surge in real estate purchases in Israel. American Jews and Israelis who moved ...

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Missouri receives grant to help tourism industry recovery

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Help is on the way for Missouri’s tourism industry, decimated by state and local lockdown orders. Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday announced a $15 million grant to help make attractions safer. “So ...

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St. Louis confiscates rifle used by couple to defend home

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Authorities have reportedly confiscated a rifle while serving a search warrant late Friday at the home of Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the St. Louis couple who made nationwide headlines late last month ...

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US may ban communist Chinese app TikTok over security concerns

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TikTok, the social media app gaining popularity in the U.S. and around the world, may soon be banned. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said late on Monday that the United States is ...

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Ben Carson speaks out against calls to defund police departments

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Recent calls to abolish or defund police departments in the wake of George Floyd’s death are not a good idea, according to Dr. Ben Carson, secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Carson ...

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Missouri’s Tuesday elections will be the ‘cleanest’ ever for voters

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Pandemic or not, many Missouri residents will be voting on local issues in elections on Tuesday. Gov. Mike Parson told those voters to put their personal safety first. “I hope people feel ...

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Americans maintain faith in God throughout pandemic, study finds

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Although Americans have not been able to meet in churches for several months, their faith in God remains strong. That is one of the key findings of a recent survey by UChicago ...

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