Day: August 7, 2017

NKorea nukes, missiles top concerns in Japan defense review

TOKYO (AP) — The threat to Japan from North Korea has reached a "new stage" now that the country is capable of launching an intercontinental ballistic missile and its nuclear weapons program has advanced, a defense ministry re…

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7 decades into Indian democracy, a royal palace thrives

JODHPUR, India (AP) — In the summer of 1944, hundreds of royals gathered for the opening of Umaid Bhawan Palace, a magnificent sandstone edifice that dominates the skyline in India's northwestern city of Jodhpur. It was the last of its…

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NKorea nukes, missiles top concerns in Japan defense review

TOKYO (AP) — The threat to Japan from North Korea has reached a "new stage" now that the country is capable of launching an intercontinental ballistic missile and its nuclear weapons program has advanced, a defense ministry re…

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Dueling factions in Venezuela stake claims at power

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Democrats voice frustration over US approach in Honduras

WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of Senate Democrats voiced frustration on Monday over the Trump administration efforts to address corruption and violence in Honduras, urging Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to link continued U.S. aid to the country w…

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Democrats voice frustration over US approach in Honduras

WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of Senate Democrats voiced frustration on Monday over the Trump administration efforts to address corruption and violence in Honduras, urging Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to link continued U.S. aid to the country w…

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Venezuelan state worker becomes voice against voter coercion

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Javier Hernandez knew he was going to be fired….

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Venezuelan state worker becomes voice against voter coercion

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Javier Hernandez knew he was going to be fired….

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Child Evangelism Fellowship Wins Injunction Against Indiana School District

Contact: Rachel Hamel, Corporate Communications Manager, Child Evangelism Fellowship®, 636-456-4321 ext 1177 www.cefonline.com

INDIANAPOLIS, IN Tuesday August 1, an Indiana Federal District Court granted Child Evangelism Fellowship’s (CEF®) requests for a preliminary injunction against an unconstitutional policy that the district used to discriminate against Good News Clubs. Liberty Counsel represents CEF nationwide. One of the ministries of CEF is Good News Clubs for children K-5.

The c Source: Child Evangelism Fellowship

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Child Evangelism Fellowship Wins Injunction Against Indiana School District

Contact: Rachel Hamel, Corporate Communications Manager, Child Evangelism Fellowship®, 636-456-4321 ext 1177 www.cefonline.com

INDIANAPOLIS, IN Tuesday August 1, an Indiana Federal District Court granted Child Evangelism Fellowship’s (CEF®) requests for a preliminary injunction against an unconstitutional policy that the district used to discriminate against Good News Clubs. Liberty Counsel represents CEF nationwide. One of the ministries of CEF is Good News Clubs for children K-5.

The c Source: Child Evangelism Fellowship

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Child Evangelism Fellowship Wins Injunction Against Indiana School District

Contact: Rachel Hamel, Corporate Communications Manager, Child Evangelism Fellowship®, 636-456-4321 ext 1177 www.cefonline.com

INDIANAPOLIS, IN Tuesday August 1, an Indiana Federal District Court granted Child Evangelism Fellowship’s (CEF®) requests for a preliminary injunction against an unconstitutional policy that the district used to discriminate against Good News Clubs. Liberty Counsel represents CEF nationwide. One of the ministries of CEF is Good News Clubs for children K-5.

The c Source: Child Evangelism Fellowship

Posted in Religious Liberties / Persecution

Model’s reps say her ordeal was real despite shoe shopping

MILAN (AP) — A model who claimed she was kidnapped in Italy and held captive in a remote farmhouse was spotted shopping with her alleged captor during the time she said she was being held, according to court documents obtained Tuesday by The As…

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Young transgender kids play, open up at California day camp

EL CERRITO, Calif. (AP) — In some ways, Rainbow Day Camp is very ordinary. Kids arrive with a packed lunch, make friendship bracelets, play basketball, sing songs and get silly. But it is also unique, from the moment campers arrive each morning…

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Blast in Pakistan’s Lahore wounds 10, destroys school

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say a blast near parked fruit trucks has wounded ten people, collapsed the roof of small school building and destroyed a truck in the eastern city of Lahore….

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The Latest: Europe weather: Greece contains island wildfire

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on Europe's weather (all times local):…

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Model’s reps say her ordeal was real despite shoe shopping

MILAN (AP) — A model who claimed she was kidnapped in Italy and held captive in a remote farmhouse was spotted shopping with her alleged captor during the time she said she was being held, according to court documents obtained Tuesday by The As…

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Storms, heavy winds hit Balkans after blistering heat wave

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A heavy storm with strong winds, hail and rain has hit the Balkans and elsewhere in Europe as the weather changed on Monday following a week of record-high temperatures in the region….

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Extreme heat in Europe decimating crops and stoking drought

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Evidence is piling up that this year's sizzling summer in central and southeastern Europe has decimated crops, drained rivers and hurt the animal world….

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AP Explains: Why Kenyans are nervous about presidential vote

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Kenyans vote Tuesday in a close presidential election between President Uhuru Kenyatta, who seeks a second term, and Raila Odinga, who lost the last two contests. The East African high-tech and commercial hub of 44 millio…

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2 members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot detained

MOSCOW (AP) — Two members of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot were detained Monday after rallying for the release of a Ukrainian filmmaker outside his Siberian prison….

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Supreme Court Denies Counsel to Man Wrongfully Convicted

Contact: Sharon Rondeau, 203-987-7948, www.thepostemail.com;
George Raudenbush, 865-228-9170, www.standfast4truth.org

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 7, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — On December 30, 2010 Christian Missionary George Raudenbush was pulled over…

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Supreme Court Denies Counsel to Man Wrongfully Convicted

Contact: Sharon Rondeau, 203-987-7948, www.thepostemail.com;
George Raudenbush, 865-228-9170, www.standfast4truth.org

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 7, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — On December 30, 2010 Christian Missionary George Raudenbush was pulled over…

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Supreme Court Denies Counsel to Man Wrongfully Convicted

Contact: Sharon Rondeau, 203-987-7948, www.thepostemail.com;
George Raudenbush, 865-228-9170, www.standfast4truth.org

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 7, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — On December 30, 2010 Christian Missionary George Raudenbush was pulled over…

Posted in Religious Liberties / Persecution

Supreme Court Denies Counsel to Man Wrongfully Convicted

Contact: Sharon Rondeau, 203-987-7948, www.thepostemail.com;
George Raudenbush, 865-228-9170, www.standfast4truth.org

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 7, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — On December 30, 2010 Christian Missionary George Raudenbush was pulled over…

Posted in Religious Liberties / Persecution

Transgender day camp among first to include 4-year-olds

EL CERRITO, Calif. (AP) — In some ways, Rainbow Day Camp is very ordinary. Kids arrive with a packed lunch, make friendship bracelets, play basketball, sing songs and get silly. But it is also extraordinarily unique, from the moment campers arr…

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UK plans to strengthen online ‘right to be forgotten’

LONDON (AP) — Britain plans to strengthen the online "right to be forgotten" with a law making social media companies delete personal information on request….

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UK plans to strengthen online ‘right to be forgotten’

LONDON (AP) — Britain plans to strengthen the online "right to be forgotten" with a law making social media companies delete personal information on request….

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Former V&A Museum director Martin Roth dies at 62

BERLIN (AP) — Martin Roth, a German academic and curator who was a former director of Britain's Victoria & Albert Museum, has died. He was 62….

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AP Explains: Why Kenyans are nervous about presidential vote

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Kenyans vote Tuesday in a close presidential election between President Uhuru Kenyatta, who seeks a second term, and Raila Odinga, who lost the last two elections. The East African high-tech and commercial hub of 44 milli…

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Google VP denounces employee memo’s views on female workers

LONDON (AP) — Google's new head of diversity has rejected an internal commentary from an employee who suggested women don't get ahead in tech jobs because of biological differences….

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Iran signs its biggest-ever car deal with France’s Renault

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran signed the country's biggest-ever car deal with French multinational automobile manufacturer Groupe Renault on Monday to produce 150,000 cars, beginning in 2018….

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Iran signs its biggest-ever car deal with France’s Renault

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official news agency says two Iranian companies have signed the country's biggest-ever car deal with French multinational automobile manufacturer Groupe Renault to produce 150,000 cars, beginning in …

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Prosecutors ask court to imprison Samsung heir for 12 years

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors have recommended a 12-year jail term for Lee Jae-yong, 49-year-old billionaire heir of the Samsung business empire, urging a court to convict him of bribery and other crimes….

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Prosecutors ask court to imprison Samsung heir for 12 years

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors have recommended a 12-year jail term for Lee Jae-yong, 49-year-old billionaire heir of the Samsung business empire, urging a court to convict him of bribery and other crimes….

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Refugee at Australian camp on Papua New Guinea dies

SYDNEY (AP) — A refugee being held in an Australian immigration camp on the Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea has died, officials said Monday, sparking outrage from fellow refugees and advocates who say officials failed to treat him des…

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Refugee at Australian camp on Papua New Guinea found hanging

SYDNEY (AP) — A refugee being held in an Australian immigration camp on the Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea was found dead in an apparent suicide on Monday, sparking outrage from fellow refugees and advocates who say officials failed …

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More Syrian child brides in Jordan amid poverty, uncertainty

MAFRAQ, Jordan (AP) — Married at 15 and divorced at 16, a Syrian teen says she regrets having said yes to a handsome suitor – a stranger who turned into an abusive husband….

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More Syrian child brides in Jordan amid poverty, uncertainty

MAFRAQ, Jordan (AP) — Married at 15 and divorced at 16, a Syrian teen says she regrets having said yes to a handsome suitor – a stranger who turned into an abusive husband….

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Prosecutors ask court to imprison Samsung heir for 12 years

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors recommended imprisoning the billionaire heir of the Samsung business empire for 12 years on Monday, urging a court to convict him of bribery and other crimes in a national corruption scandal….

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