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08/17/2018 12:58 AM
Military Atheist Group Wants to Throw Air Force Commander 'Behind Prison Bars' for His Christian Faith

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) sent a formal complaint this week to Defense Secretary James Mattis calling for an investigation of Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, a Christian and the newly installed commander of the 412 Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base in California.

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08/17/2018 12:56 AM
The Satanic Temple Holds Rally Protesting Ten Commandments Monument

The Satanic Temple held a 'Rally for the First Amendment' at the Arkansas State Capitol Thursday and brought with them a statue known as Baphomet, a goat-headed figure associated with the group.

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08/17/2018 12:54 AM
'Violating Freedom': CA Lawmakers Vote Again to Stop Churches from Helping Gays

The California Senate has passed a bill that would inhibit the church's ability to teach on sexuality and anyone seeking counseling to change their same-sex attraction. It does that by outlawing sexual orientation change efforts.

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08/17/2018 12:51 AM
Democrats shatter primary turnout records, bank on anti-Trump enthusiasm to deliver Congress

Democrats saw a surge in voter turnout in primaries in flyover country this month, leaving party leaders salivating over a potential enthusiasm gap they hope will deliver control of Congress and several major governorships in November.

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08/17/2018 12:42 AM
Abbas: We will thwart Trump's plan, Nation-State Law

US administration officials who purportedly claim to want to improve the living conditions of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are 'liars,' Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Wednesday.

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08/17/2018 12:39 AM
Russia says drone attacks on its Syria base have increased

Russian air defense assets in Syria have downed 45 drones targeting their main base in the country, its military said Thursday, after an attack by the Islamic State group on a Syrian army base a day earlier killed seven troops.

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08/17/2018 12:36 AM
Cyprus serving as Gaza’s port still in early stages

If the emerging cease-fire arrangement with Hamas includes some kind of port or shipping corridor from Cyprus to Gaza, as some reports have indicated, no one has yet cued in the Cypriots.

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08/17/2018 12:33 AM
U.S. welcomes Saudi Arabia's pledge of $100 million for Syria

The United States on Thursday welcomed Saudi Arabia’s contribution of $100 million to help stabilize parts of Syria no longer held by Islamic State, which comes as the Trump administration looks to cut back on foreign aid.

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08/17/2018 12:30 AM
1,800 Soldiers Have Professed Faith in Christ at Missouri Army Base in Last 6 Months

Over 1,800 soldiers have made professions of faith in the last six months at an Army base in Missouri, a chaplain says.

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08/17/2018 12:29 AM
Wall St. rallies on solid earnings, U.S.-China trade talks

U.S. stocks rebounded on Thursday with the Dow posting its biggest percentage gain in over four months, as positive earnings and waning trade jitters buoyed investor confidence.

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08/17/2018 12:25 AM
Fueled by Swing With Independents, Plurality Supports Kavanaugh’s Confirmation to Supreme Court

A new Quinnipiac poll shows increased public support for Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court, fueled by an eight-point swing in his favor by independents.

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08/17/2018 12:19 AM
‘There Are No Girls Left’: Syria’s Christian Villages Hollowed Out by ISIS

The number of Christians across the Middle East has been declining for decades as persecution and poverty have led to widespread migration. The Islamic State, also known as ISIS, considered Christians infidels and forced them to pay special taxes, accelerating the trend in Syria and Iraq.

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08/17/2018 12:16 AM
Chinese bombers likely training for US strikes: Pentagon

Chinese bombers are likely training for strikes against US and allied targets in the Pacific, according to a new Pentagon report that also details how Beijing is transforming its ground forces to 'fight and win.'

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08/17/2018 12:06 AM
Trump and Putin see eye to eye on Iran leaving Syria

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin 'agreed in principle' during their latest meeting in Helsinki last month that Iranian forces should leave Syria, according to a report in Bloomberg.

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08/17/2018 12:04 AM
Drying Lake Mead could trigger federal water shortage by 2020

Nevada's Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the West, could fall below a critical threshold in just two years if a new forecast by the Bureau of Reclamation is correct.

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08/16/2018 11:57 PM
U.S. readying more Turkey sanctions unless detained American pastor is released

Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin said Thursday that the United States is preparing more sanctions against Turkey if American pastor Andrew Brunson is not released from custody.

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08/16/2018 01:21 AM
Drugs killed almost 72,000 people last year, a record

More people than ever are dying from drug overdoses, with death tolls surpassing 72,000 in 2017, according to preliminary data out Wednesday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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08/16/2018 01:15 AM
U.S. and Mexico to set up joint team to fight drug cartels

U.S. and Mexican law enforcement authorities will set up a joint team based in Chicago targeting the leaders and finances of drug cartels that ship opioids into the United States, aiming to stanch a spike in overdose deaths, officials said on Wednesday.

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08/16/2018 01:03 AM
Israel to boost security budget by hundreds of millions of dollars

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented the cabinet with his '2030 Security Concept' on Wednesday, which will add hundreds of millions of dollars to military spending, and outlines the expected threats, military manpower needs, and principles for using force over the next decade.

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08/16/2018 01:01 AM
IAI to provide Barak-8 Missile Defense System for navy’s new warships

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will provide advanced defense systems to Israel Navy’s new Sa’ar-6 corvettes to protect strategic maritime assets, the defense giant announced on Tuesday.

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08/16/2018 12:58 AM
$3.5 Million Payout: Tea Party Wins Major Victory Over IRS

Court records show a judge this week approved a settlement between the Internal Revenue Service and hundreds of Tea Party groups.

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08/16/2018 12:48 AM
Mexico unsure if it will finish NAFTA talks with U.S. in August

Mexico’s economy minister on Wednesday said that Mexico and the United States may not meet an August goal to finish bilateral talks to revamp the NAFTA trade deal, which is beset by disagreements over automobile trade rules and other issues.

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08/16/2018 12:46 AM
US warns no one will be 'fully pleased’ by Israeli-Palestinian peace plan

The Trump administration said Wednesday that neither Israelis nor Palestinian would be 'fully pleased' by its long-awaited Middle East peace plan, whose contents are one of the most guarded secrets in Washington.

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08/16/2018 12:40 AM
Pentecostal church holds massive 'holy supper' in Mexico

More than half a million members of a Mexican Pentecostal church called 'The Light of the World' held a massive 'holy supper' this week, one of the largest religious ceremonies in the world.

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08/16/2018 12:36 AM
'ISIS 2.0': Semi-independent terror cells, loyal only to radical ideology, plot strikes around world

Osama Bin Laden has been dead for years and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s 'caliphate' in the Middle East has crumbled, but the global jihadist threat continues to boil as extremists retreat underground to plot terror strikes around the world.

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