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Canadian pastor detained in North Korea

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Persecution | A Canadian church is asking the world to pray for its pastor’s quick release from North Korea, where he was detained last month while on a humanitarian…

Erskine College makes news with old beliefs about sexuality, marriage

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Sexuality | Erskine College is the latest Christian university to create a stir by affirming beliefs about sexuality and marriage held by the church for more than 2,000…

Midday Roundup: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev finally goes on trial in Boston

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Newsworthy | Opening arguments. The trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began today. In opening arguments, prosecutors described the 20-year-old as…

Alabama Supreme Court: Stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses

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Marriage | The Alabama Supreme Court is taking on the federal judiciary, ordering the state’s probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex…

Netanyahu: Deal with Iran no ‘farewell to arms’

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Israel | Israeli prime minister urges U.S. lawmakers to consider the long-term consequences of a ‘bad deal’

Federal judge sinks Nebraska’s marriage law

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Marriage | A federal judge in Nebraska overturned the state’s voter-approved marriage laws today, giving the attorney general a week to appeal the decision before it…

Star Trek star Leonard Nimoy dead at 83

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Obituary | Actor Leonard Nimoy, made famous by his role as Mr. Spock in the Star Trek TV shows and movies, has died. He was 83. Nimoy, the son of Jewish immigrants who grew…

U.S. missionary snatched in Nigeria

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Missions | Masked gunmen kidnapped an American missionary in central Nigeria on Monday and are demanding $300,000 for her release. The Rev. Phyllis Sortor, a missionary…

Midday Roundup: Former Marine gets life sentence for Chris Kyle’s murder

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Newsworthy | Guilty. A Texas jury has sentenced Eddie Ray Routh to life in prison without parole for killing former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield in…

Obama vetoes Keystone bill

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Politics | Making good on a threat issued weeks ago, President Barack Obama today vetoed a bill authorizing construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. It was the first…

Midday Roundup: ISIS takes more Christians hostage in Syria

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Newsworthy | Kidnapped. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights is reporting Islamic State (ISIS) militants have abducted as many as 90 Assyrian Christians after raiding…

Former Atlanta fire chief sues city for religious discrimination

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Religious Liberty | Ousted Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran filed suit against the city and Mayor Kasim Reed today, alleging he was fired for his Christian beliefs about…

 
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