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“Spit on the Cross or Die!” Muslim Persecution of Christians, January 2017

“Spit on the Cross or Die!” Muslim Persecution of Christians, January 2017

on April 19, 2017, 8:05 AM / in International News

by RAYMOND IBRAHIM  /   Family Security Matters Tragic stories of Christian experiences under the Islamic State continued to emerge throughout the month of January.  A Christian doctor who forfeited the chance to escape his Syrian village after ISIS had captured it because he wanted to stay and help the sick and needy, both Christian and Muslim, was kidnapped by […]

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U.S. carrier was not headed to North Korea as White House claimed

U.S. carrier was not headed to North Korea as White House claimed

on April 19, 2017, 7:41 AM / in International News, National News

White House officials said Tuesday that they were mistaken last week when they said a U.S. aircraft carrier battle group had been sent to the Sea of Japan off North Korea as tensions rose over its missile and nuclear weapons programs. The carrier, the Carl Vinson, and the three other warships in its strike force in reality were heading the […]

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Family see shark kill teenage daughter off Australia

Family see shark kill teenage daughter off Australia

on April 18, 2017, 7:02 AM / in International News

By AFP A 17-year-old girl has died after being mauled by a shark in full view of her parents on Australia’s southwest coast, authorities said Tuesday. Laeticia Brouwer was on holiday and went surfing with her father near Wylie Bay late Monday afternoon, police said. The girl had lost a leg and was bleeding heavily when she was pulled from the […]

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Gender Committee makes ‘anti-women’ decision

Gender Committee makes ‘anti-women’ decision

on April 18, 2017, 6:10 AM / in International News, National News, Sports

By Bill Bumpas (OneNewsNow.com) A pro-family leader says a biological male being given the green light to compete on the women’s team in a USA Volleyball-sanctioned event has everything to do with liberal transgender ideology. USA Volleyball, the national governing body for volleyball in the USA and recognized by the United States Olympic Committee, has a Gender Committee. And after […]

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Turkey’s president claims victory in vote giving him sweeping new powers

Turkey’s president claims victory in vote giving him sweeping new powers

on April 17, 2017, 7:02 AM / in International News

Turkish voters narrowly approved expanded powers for their president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on Sunday. About 51 percent backed Erdogan, while just under 49 percent voted no. Supporters said the change, which also could let Erdogan stay in office until 2029, will modernize the country by replacing its parliamentary system with an executive presidency giving the chief executive sweeping powers. The […]

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Pence warns North Korea not to test Trump’s ‘strength and resolve’

Pence warns North Korea not to test Trump’s ‘strength and resolve’

on April 17, 2017, 7:00 AM / in International News, National News

Vice President Mike Pence started a 10-day Asia trip in South Korea shortly after Pyongyang marked a key national holiday with a failed missile test, warning that the latest “provocation” demonstrated how dangerous the isolated communist nation had become. Pence warned Pyongyang on Monday not to test President Trump, saying the U.S. leader showed his “strength and resolve” recently by […]

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CNN Confirms – Judge Napolitano was Right – Brits Gathered Info on Trump then Gave it to Obama

CNN Confirms – Judge Napolitano was Right – Brits Gathered Info on Trump then Gave it to Obama

on April 14, 2017, 6:35 AM / in International News

If CNN has the story right, this would be HUGE news, and it would be particularly satisfying for Judge Andrew Napolitano. By Onan Coca   /  Constitution.com You might recall that about a month ago Judge Nap announced on Fox News’ morning show Fox & Friends that his sources told him that President Obama had gone outside of the United States to […]

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U.S. Military Drops Massive Bomb on Islamic State in Afghanistan

U.S. Military Drops Massive Bomb on Islamic State in Afghanistan

on April 14, 2017, 6:29 AM / in International News

The U.S. military on Thursday dropped a massive 21,600-pound bomb in Afghanistan targeting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria fighters in a series of cave complexes. by KRISTINA WONG   /   Breitbart At 7:32 p.m., a U.S. MC-130 aircraft dropped the bomb – the U.S.’s largest non-nuclear bomb ever used in combat – in Achin district in the eastern province of […]

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FBI obtained court order to monitor ex-Trump adviser in Russia probe: Washington Post

FBI obtained court order to monitor ex-Trump adviser in Russia probe: Washington Post

on April 12, 2017, 6:29 AM / in International News, National News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of an adviser to then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, part of an investigation into possible links between Russia and the campaign, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday, citing law enforcement and other U.S. officials. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department obtained the […]

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North Korean state media warns of nuclear strike against U.S. if provoked

North Korean state media warns of nuclear strike against U.S. if provoked

on April 11, 2017, 7:47 AM / in International News, National News

North Korean state media warned Tuesday that the isolated communist nation might launch a nuclear attack on the U.S. over any indication of a preemptive attack by a U.S. Navy strike heading toward nearby waters in the western Pacific. “Our revolutionary strong army is keenly watching every move by enemy elements with our nuclear sight focused on the U.S. invasionary […]

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Russia knew of Syria chemical attack in advance, official says

Russia knew of Syria chemical attack in advance, official says

on April 11, 2017, 7:45 AM / in International News

Russia appears to have had advance notice of last week’s chemical weapons attack in Syria, which killed more than 80 people, a senior U.S. official said Monday. The official said Russia was flying a drone over a hospital where victims rushed for treatment, and the drone’s presence could not have been a coincidence, the official said. A Russian-made fighter jet […]

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Trump Attack on Syria Violates the Constitution and His Pledges

Trump Attack on Syria Violates the Constitution and His Pledges

on April 11, 2017, 7:37 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

President Donald Trump’s attack on Syria last week was illegal and unconstitutional, legal experts and even many of his leading supporters argued, noting that the Constitution grants war powers to Congress and not the president. The attack was also contrary to Trump’s own repeated pledges on the campaign trail to seek a constitutionally required declaration of war prior to launching […]

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Graham wants troops on ground …. Angus King thinks big mistake

on April 11, 2017, 7:11 AM / in International News, National News

Graham wants more troops on the ground… can we send him first…… Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) says ISIS is a “direct threat to the homeland” and he says the United States should send many more troops to eradicate that threat. “So you need more American troops to accelerate the demise of ISIL,” Graham told NBC’s “Meet the Press” with Chuck […]

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Australian news anchor axed over viral blooper

on April 10, 2017, 8:43 AM / in International News

Natasha Exelby has paid a high price for her weekend blooper, after the humorless management at ABC24 banned the newsreader from playing any future on-air role. Exelby, who only recently returned from a foreign correspondent and anchor role with Turkish broadcaster, TRT World, was today told she has been axed from newsreading duties, after being caught off guard during a live news […]

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Israel closes Egyptian border crossing after deadly church attacks

Israel closes Egyptian border crossing after deadly church attacks

on April 10, 2017, 8:14 AM / in International News

Israel has closed its Taba border crossing to Egypt’s Sinai peninsula following intelligence suggesting an “imminent” terrorist attack, Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz said Monday. Sinai is a popular vacation spot during the upcoming Passover break. Israel said the border crossing will be open for Israeli citizens coming home, following the deadly attacks on two Coptic Christian churches in Egypt […]

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North Korea defiant after U.S. show of strength

North Korea defiant after U.S. show of strength

on April 10, 2017, 8:12 AM / in International News, National News

North Korea’s Foreign Ministry said Sunday that the isolated communist nation was “not frightened” by the U.S. Tomahawk missile strike against Syria, or by the Navy carrier strike group the U.S. has redirected toward the Korean Peninsula. “What happened in Syria once again taught a bitter lesson that … one can defend oneself from the imperialist aggression only when one […]

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Suicide bombing targeting army chief kills civilians in Somalia

Suicide bombing targeting army chief kills civilians in Somalia

on April 10, 2017, 8:10 AM / in International News

A suicide bomber tried to ram a vehicle into the convoy of Somalia’s newly installed army commander, Gen. Ahmed Mohamed Jimale, outside the defense ministry in Mogadishu, but instead blew apart a minibus, killing 15 civilians. Jimale, who had just taken the oath of office, escaped unscathed. Authorities blamed the al-Shabab militant group, which acknowledged that it was behind the […]

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Deputy National Security Adviser K.T. McFarland leaves National Security Council

Deputy National Security Adviser K.T. McFarland leaves National Security Council

on April 10, 2017, 8:08 AM / in International News, National News

Deputy National Security Adviser K.T. McFarland, who was hired by ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, is expected to step down from the National Security Council and take the job of U.S. ambassador to Singapore, Bloomberg News reported Sunday, citing an administration official. The report was the latest sign that National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, who replaced Flynn, is consolidating […]

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ISIS claims responsibility for Egypt church bombings

ISIS claims responsibility for Egypt church bombings

on April 10, 2017, 8:06 AM / in International News

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for suicide bombings that killed at least 44 people at two Coptic Christian churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday. ISIS said the bombers were Egyptian nationals, although Egyptian authorities did not immediately released details on the identity of the suspected attackers. ISIS warned that it planned more attacks, saying: “The Crusaders and their tails […]

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G-7 ministers meet to show a united front on Syria

G-7 ministers meet to show a united front on Syria

on April 10, 2017, 8:02 AM / in International News

Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations are gathering in Italy on Monday for a meeting expected to focus on the next steps to take on Syria, following last week’s U.S. missile strike against the Syrian air base believed to have launched a nerve gas attack that killed more than 80 civilians, including children, in a rebel-held town. […]

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