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Sudan frees one pastor, plans to prosecute two others

Just weeks after releasing one pastor, Sudanese officials may prosecute two others for crimes that could carry the death penalty. One of the pastors has been detained illegally without charges since December. Officials rearrested another on May 24. According to Middle East Concern, Sudanese Intelligence officials (NISS) arrested Pastor Kuwa Shamal of the Sudan Church […]

Colleges offer path to U.S. for refugees

Farah al Chammas is an 18-year-old Syrian refugee and a Christian. The civil war in Syria interrupted her life in Damascus as bombs exploded down the street and her sister narrowly escaped gunfire. In 2013, Farah was forced to leave behind her father and escape to the United States with the rest of her family. […]

Businesses pledge jobs for military spouses

As a military spouse, Kathy Roth-Douquet earned less than one-tenth of her previous salary. Now, as the CEO of Blue Star Families, she is committed to ensuring military spouses not only find employment but also earn enough to support their families. “Military service members make tremendous sacrifices and put their lives on the line to […]

Why I’m Not a Conscientious Objector

I can’t condemn war in the way my Anabaptist friends so quickly do. This June, CT drew attention to veterans’ experiences in the cover story “Formed by War.” To continue the discourse sparked by that story, alongside the Centurions Guild, CT is hosting an online series called Ponder Christian Soldiers. (Read the introduction to the […]

2016 Olympics Swimming Trials Start June 26 and Michael Phelps Is Feeling Confident – The Schedule, TV Broadcast and Live Streaming Webcast Info.

Michael Phelps is eyeing the 2016 Rio Olympics. Together with his longtime coach, Bob Bowman, the super-star, gold-medalist has been training for the upcoming U.S. Olympic swimming trials that begin late June in Omaha, Nebraska.

2016 Copa America Preview and Favorites to Win the Cup – The ‘Group of Death’ and ‘Dark Horse’

Sixteen football teams are expected to sizzle the summer during the Copa America Centenario this coming June in the United States which brings together nothing but the best players in the league.

New York City ‘Trophy’ Apartment Units Could Sell for $250 Million Each

Units at the 70-floor skyscraper overlooking Central Park could sell for about $250 million each, a price that only billionaires can afford to pay.

2017 Subaru BRZ Review & Update: 5 New Upgrades to Watch Out For

Subaru of America Inc. today announced a comprehensive update to the 2017 BRZ including improved handling, increased performance, more aggressive styling and new convenience features.

‘X-Men: Apocalpyse’ News: Bryan Singer On The New Villain

After the successful release of “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” fans were curious to see how the “X-Men” world was going to progress.

‘Call of Duty Black Ops 3’ DLC News: Game Proceeds to Benefit Veterans

“Call of Duty: Black Ops III” players can now send their support to military veterans with the purchase of calling cards worth $4 each.

San Diego Megachurch Pastor Interviews NFL’s Danny Woodhead on Surrendering to God

Pastor Miles McPherson of The Rock Church on Sunday interviewed San Diego Chargers’ running back Danny Woodhead, who shared with the congregation how he surrenders to God in his life as well as when he plays his game.

Former Director of ‘James Bond’ Films Hints on Who the Next 007 Will Be

After the departure of Daniel Craig from the “James Bond” franchise, there has been talk of a new “James Bond” in the near future.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Vs Conor McGregor: Pretty Boy Tells Freddie Roach Fight Is On Against UFC Fighter

In a visit to boxing coach Freddie Roach last week, Floyd Mayweather Jr. asked the well-known trainer to work with UFC champion Conor McGregor for their upcoming fight.

New Study Reveals 4 Ways Women Can Lower Breast Cancer Risk

A new and more comprehensive study, published online in JAMA Oncology on Thursday, May 26, sheds some light and ushers new hope for women who are known to be at higher risk for breast cancer because of genetics and family history.

Missions: God’s Love Compels Us

“Brother John” helps lead the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. He has served as a missionary in Muslim nations, and today is involved in recruiting and sending mission workers to the hardest and most unreached places in the world. Listen to VOM Radio this week as Brother John shares the challenge of […]

Netanyahu, Liberman partially endorse Arab peace initiative

(JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared his acceptance of some elements of the so-called Arab Peace initiative as a basis for talks on resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “The Arab peace initiative includes positive elements that can help revive constructive negotiations with the Palestinians,” Netanyahu said Monday evening at the Knesset in Jerusalem. “We […]

Israeli soldier, 19, wounded in Tel Aviv attack seen as terrorism

(JTA) — An Israeli soldier was lightly wounded Monday in a Tel Aviv stabbing — reportedly with a screwdriver — in what police are investigating as a terrorist attack. The alleged assailant, a Palestinian teenager, was arrested near the scene of the attack in the center of the city, the Times of Israel reported. The […]

Canada’s PM: We’ll continue to stand with Israel

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stresses the government’s support for Israel at Walk for Israel in Toronto.

North Korea launches failed ballistic missile test

North Korea tries and fails with a fresh ballistic missile launch.

Trump: Debating trailing Bernie Sanders would be ‘inappropriate’

Trump says he will not debate Sanders because it would be “inappropriate” in light of Sanders trailing Clinton.

Can being religious make you healthier?

Research finds link between attending religious services and a lower risk of death from all causes.

ADL leader: Vandalism in New England intimidates community

Vandalism targeting three New England synagogues is aimed at intimidating the Jewish community, says ADL New England director.

Netanyahu: Reconciliation with Turkey is very close

Prime Minister Netanyahu tells visiting congressmen an agreement on reconciliation with Turkey is very close.

Eichler blasts police violence against helpless civilians

United Torah Judaism MK blasts the fact that police officers have not been arrested for violence during protests.

Tragedy at Chabad in North Carolina

Rivky Berman, Chabad-Lubavitch emissary who dealt with illness throughout her life, passes away at the age of just 29.

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