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04/28/2017 08:34 PM
This day in WND history: Concealed guns prevent mass shootings
Concealed guns prevent mass shootings April 29, 1999: Before Virginia Tech – before Columbine – the research data revealed what’s only become clearer with each tragic mass shooting – allowing citizens to carry concealed handguns reduces options for killers and saves the innocent. WND reported on a study by John R. Lott, Jr. and William M. [...]

04/28/2017 08:33 PM
Men of the sea who made vast impacts on history
“Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!” yelled Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, who had lashed himself atop the mainsail to see above the smoke. His fleet of wooden ships, with hulls wrapped in chains, were accompanied by four iron clad monitors as they attacked Fort Morgan in Mobile Bay, Aug. 5, 1864. When one of the [...]

04/28/2017 08:31 PM
Bar association's speech code denounced as unconstitutional
The American Bar Association is having trouble with its campaign to stifle the free speech rights of its member lawyers, according to a new report. The ABA, in its Rule 8.4, uses vague terms such as “deragotory” and “demeaning” to categorize various forbidden statements and to punish lawyers who violate its standards. In part, the rule states, “Discrimination and harassment [...]

04/28/2017 08:19 PM
Cops seize tons of fake products worldwide
Just imagine: an Olympic-size swimming pool, all 650,000 or so gallons of its capacity, filled with wine. Then imagine another, and another and a total of 10 of those pools – all filled with wine or other alcoholic products. That’s how much a vast international coalition of teams of police officers confiscated in a recent worldwide [...]

04/28/2017 08:10 PM
Obamacare taxes: 'We need them gone'
Just days after winning conservative support for an amended bill to gut the taxes and mandates associated with Obamacare, Republicans still are struggling to find the votes for passage, but the man leading the legislative effort is confident the votes will eventually be there. GOP leaders have given their blessing to an amendment championed by [...]

04/28/2017 08:09 PM
All 100 senators to U.N.: Quit targeting Israel
There’s been a growing movement urging the United States to leave the United Nations – including a petition drive – ever since the global body passed a resolution condemning Israel for building housing in areas it reclaimed in a defensive war. The resolution asserted Jerusalem is not Israel’s capital, and Israel must give East Jerusalem to the Palestinians. Along with [...]

04/28/2017 08:07 PM
Defiant North Korea test-fires missile
WASHINGTON — Only hours after the Trump administration warned it would take military action to coerce North Korea to disband its nuclear weapons program, Pyongyang test-fired a ballistic missile. The missile was fired from a site in South Pyeongan province north of Pyongyang in the early hours of Saturday morning local time, South Korea’s military [...]

04/28/2017 07:34 PM
Suspect's black-eyed mugshot goes viral
(Charlotte Observer) A police mug shot taken in Lancaster County, S.C., is drawing attention across the country for what appears to be a blond woman with black eyes. The mug shot is of 24-year-old Morgan Joyce Varn, who faces charges of kidnapping, armed robbery and property damage in Lancaster County. She remained in the Lancaster [...]

04/28/2017 07:30 PM
130 opiate overdoses in 1 day
(Global News) The B.C. opioid crisis has reached a new level, with authorities confirming Wednesday was the worst day on record for overdoses in the province. B.C. Emergency Health Services says April 26 — or this month’s “Welfare Wednesday” — had more overdose calls in a single day than ever recorded. There were 130 calls [...]

04/28/2017 07:11 PM
My little miracle revisited
Do miracles still happen in today’s world? I guess I always believed they did. I’ve witnessed many miracles in my life before – irreparably damaged relationships restored, impossible business challenges met, those kinds of things. They were stories I could share with close friends, but they weren’t necessarily the kinds of stories I could shout [...]