Archive for May 21st, 2020

What makes ‘The Voice’ winner so special: The joy of loving God with ‘all your soul’

What makes ‘The Voice’ winner so special: The joy of loving God with ‘all your soul’

on May 21, 2020, 8:54 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Todd Tilghman grew up in Meridian, Mississippi. He and Brooke, his high school sweetheart, were married in 1998. He eventually became pastor of his home church. Todd and Brooke had three children, then adopted a daughter from South Korea and her biological sister. The couple then had three more children for a total of eight. Todd never sang […]

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Navajo Nation Outpacing New York In Per Capita COVID-19 Cases

on May 21, 2020, 8:42 AM / in National News

The Navajo Nation is scattered throughout remote reservation land in Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. But this Native American territory of 174,000 people has passed New York by recording America’s highest per capita rate for the coronavirus. The Navajos had suffered more than 140 COVID-19 deaths and had nearly 4,100 cases by May 18. That may not seem like much. […]

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Former Green Beret and son arrested over Ghosn escape

Former Green Beret and son arrested over Ghosn escape

on May 21, 2020, 8:29 AM / in International News

Federal prosecutors on Wednesday charged a former Green Beret and his son on suspicion that they helped former Nissan CEO and chairman Carlos Ghosn flee Japan to evade a Tokyo trial for alleged financial crimes. The suspects, Michael Taylor and his son, Peter Taylor, were arrested for allegedly helping Ghosn sneak out of Japan inside a musical equipment box. Ghosn […]

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Tit for Tat: Senate Republicans approve subpoena for Hunter Biden documents

on May 21, 2020, 8:25 AM / in National News

The Republican-led Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Wednesday approved a subpoena for documents related to work done in Ukraine by presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s son Hunter. The party-line vote came more than two months after the committee’s chairman, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), said he would seek documents regarding Hunter Biden’s work for the Ukrainian energy […]

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Supreme Court blocks House access to Mueller documents

on May 21, 2020, 8:23 AM / in National News

The Supreme Court on Wednesday temporarily blocked the House Judiciary Committee from obtaining secret grand jury materials from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. The committee issued an emergency request for the undisclosed files last summer. The Washington, D.C., federal appeals court ruled in the committee’s favor in March. But the Supreme Court ruled that the House panel could not […]

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GOP senators heed Fed chair’s call for more relief

on May 21, 2020, 7:44 AM / in National News

Senate Republican support for moving the next coronavirus relief bill as soon as next month is growing after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned lawmakers this week that the economic damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic could last for years. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has put the brakes on further coronavirus relief negotiations, citing the budgetary impact of […]

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White House doctor prescribed hydroxychloroquine for Trump, McEnany says

on May 21, 2020, 7:25 AM / in National News

The story about President Trump taking hydroxychloroquine is now on its third day, as the White House press secretary said Trump was prescribed the drug while the president added that he is nearly done with it. Meanwhile, the CDC released guidelines about opening up schools, child-care facilities, restaurants and mass transit — well after states have already started reopening. We’ll […]

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The first casino to reopen in the U.S. offers glimpse of industry’s new normal

The first casino to reopen in the U.S. offers glimpse of industry’s new normal

on May 21, 2020, 7:18 AM / in National News

After being closed for more than a month, the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel in Worley, Idaho, became the first in the United States to resume operations since the $75 billion gaming industry shuttered in March. But post-pandemic lockdown, casino operations have looked very different. There is no all-you-can-eat crab at the buffet — which is closed indefinitely — but there is […]

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U.S. Birthrates Fall to Record Low

on May 21, 2020, 7:10 AM / in National News

Last year’s data are another sign of how American childbearing, which began declining during the 2007-09 recession, never fully rebounded From Janet Adamy at the WSJ American women had babies at record-low rates last year and pushed U.S. births down to their smallest total in 35 years, according to federal figures released Wednesday. About 3.75 million babies were born in […]

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May 21st in History

May 21st in History

on May 21, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

May 21 is the 141st day of the year (142nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 224 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Afro-Colombian Day (Colombia) Christian feast day: Arcangelo Tadini Blessed Adílio Daronch and Manuel Gómez González Blessed Franz Jägerstätter Christopher Magallanes Eugène de Mazenod Emperor Constantine I Earliest day on which Corpus […]

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Jane Addams

Jane Addams

on May 21, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s May 21st, 2020. On this date in 1935, the world lost a humanitarian, author, educator, philosopher, social worker, champion of children’s and women’s rights, and peace advocate extraordinaire. That list only begins to describe Jane Addams, whose dedication to bettering society prompted high praise from all corners. In its obituary that appeared 85 years ago tomorrow, the […]

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God’s Dwelling Place

God’s Dwelling Place

on May 21, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain. Revelation 21:4 James Oglethorpe (1696–1785) was a British general and member of Parliament who had a vision for a great city. Charged with settling the state of Georgia in North America, he planned the city of Savannah according to that vision. He designed a series of squares, each […]

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