Day: August 8, 2017

Guam’s residents feel US patriotism but growing concern

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — The tiny U.S. territory of Guam feels a strong sense of patriotism and confidence in the American military, which has an enormous presence on the tiny Pacific island. But residents are increasingly worried over Washington&a…

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A-bomb anniversary in Nagasaki amid US-North Korea tension

TOKYO (AP) — Amid growing tension between Washington and North Korea, the mayor of Nagasaki said Tuesday that the fear of another nuclear bomb attack is growing at a ceremony marking the 72nd anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of his city….

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72nd A-bomb anniversary in Nagasaki amid US-NKorea tension

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is marking the 72nd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki amid growing tension between the U.S. and North Korea….

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The Latest: Officials in Guam say it’s safe from North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's nuclear and missile programs (all times local):…

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Trump, North Korea trade escalating threats of fire

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea and the United States traded escalating threats, with President Donald Trump threatening Pyongyang "with fire and fury like the world has never seen" and the North's military clai…

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The Latest: Guam adviser urges calm, says no imminent threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's nuclear and missile programs (all times local):…

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Trump warns NKorea of ‘fire and fury’ as nuke threat worsens

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened North Korea "with fire and fury like the world has never seen" on Tuesday after suggestions the communist country has mastered one of the final hurdles to being able t…

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Rescuers gather bodies after southwest China quake kills 13

BEIJING (AP) — Rescuers picked away rubble from around a body in an area shaken by a powerful earthquake in mountainous southwestern China, then stood silently in a row, with helmets off and heads bowed to pay their respects….

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Strong quake strikes southwest China, killing at least 7

BEIJING (AP) — A strong earthquake shook a mountainous region in southwestern China near a famous national park, killing seven people, injuring 88 others and knocking out power and phone networks….

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China raises toll to 20 dead in quake in southwest mountains

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese monitors say they've detected multiple landslides but no major building collapses following a powerful earthquake in the country's mountainous southwest that killed at least 20 people and injured 431….

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Rocket fired from Gaza hits southern Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip struck an open area outside the coastal city of Ashkelon, causing no injuries or damage….

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High-profile or invisible? Being first spouse isn’t easy

PARIS (AP) — A hullabaloo over the new French president's desire to formalize the role of France's first lady is a reminder that being married to a world leader isn't for timid types….

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AP PHOTOS: Kenya’s colorful Maasai vote in tight elections

LELE, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's striking Maasai people brought their trademark color and beads the country's elections Tuesday….

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AP PHOTOS: Kenya’s colorful Maasai vote in tight elections

LELE, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's striking Maasai people brought their trademark color and beads the country's elections Tuesday….

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IS claims Brussels knife attacker is one of their own

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Islamic State news agency Aamaq has claimed the Brussels attacker who assaulted three soldiers with a knife as an Islamic State group soldier….

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IS claims Brussels knife attacker is one of their own

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Islamic State news agency Aamaq has claimed the Brussels attacker who assaulted three soldiers with a knife as an Islamic State group soldier….

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Iraqi Shiite militia says 40 of its fighters killed in Syria

BAGHDAD (AP) — A powerful Iraqi Shiite militia said Tuesday that at least 40 of its militiamen were killed in an attack the previous day on its positions across the border in Syria. The militia blamed the U.S.-led coalition for the assault but …

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Iraqi Shiite militia says 40 of its fighters killed in Syria

BAGHDAD (AP) — A powerful Iraqi Shiite militia said Tuesday that at least 40 of its militiamen were killed in an attack the previous day on its positions across the border in Syria. The militia blamed the U.S.-led coalition for the assault but …

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Foundation for Moral Law Defends the Ten Commandments

Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245, info@morallaw.org   

 
MONTGOMERY, Ala., Aug. 8, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — The Foundation for Moral Law, a nonprofit corporation dedicated to the defense of the Constitution as strictly interpreted by its Framers, rose to the defense of the Ten Commandments in an amicus brief filed Monday with the Supreme Court on behalf of the City of Bloomfield, New Mexico.
 
After the City allowed a private person to p Source: Foundation For Moral Law

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Foundation for Moral Law Defends the Ten Commandments

Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245, info@morallaw.org   

 
MONTGOMERY, Ala., Aug. 8, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — The Foundation for Moral Law, a nonprofit corporation dedicated to the defense of the Constitution as strictly interpreted by its Framers, rose to the defense of the Ten Commandments in an amicus brief filed Monday with the Supreme Court on behalf of the City of Bloomfield, New Mexico.
 
After the City allowed a private person to p Source: Foundation For Moral Law

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Foundation for Moral Law Defends the Ten Commandments

Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245, info@morallaw.org   

 
MONTGOMERY, Ala., Aug. 8, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — The Foundation for Moral Law, a nonprofit corporation dedicated to the defense of the Constitution as strictly interpreted by its Framers, rose to the defense of the Ten Commandments in an amicus brief filed Monday with the Supreme Court on behalf of the City of Bloomfield, New Mexico.
 
After the City allowed a private person to p Source: Foundation For Moral Law

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The Latest: Strong quake in southwestern China kills 5

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on a strong earthquake that struck southwestern China (all times local):…

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French president Macron wants to give a role to his wife

PARIS (AP) — After more than three years without a first lady, the French don't appear to be very eager to get a new one….

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German court says height rules for police are unfair to men

BERLIN (AP) — A court has nixed the minimum height requirement for police recruits in Germany's most populous state, arguing that it is unfair to men….

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French president Macron wants to give a role to his wife

PARIS (AP) — After more than three years without a first lady, the French don't appear to be very eager to get a new one….

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Solution for 70% College Faith Dropout: The First 72 Hours on Campus is Critical and a National Coalition is Turning this Around

Contact: Lisa Smith, 512-331-5991, lisa.smith@campusrenewal.org

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 8, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — All of the major US college ministries and a growing number of youth ministries and denominations have teamed together to reduce the 7…

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Solution for 70% College Faith Dropout: The First 72 Hours on Campus is Critical and a National Coalition is Turning this Around

Contact: Lisa Smith, 512-331-5991, lisa.smith@campusrenewal.org

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 8, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — All of the major US college ministries and a growing number of youth ministries and denominations have teamed together to reduce the 7…

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Solution for 70% College Faith Dropout: The First 72 Hours on Campus is Critical and a National Coalition is Turning this Around

Contact: Lisa Smith, 512-331-5991, lisa.smith@campusrenewal.org

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 8, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — All of the major US college ministries and a growing number of youth ministries and denominations have teamed together to reduce the 7…

Posted in Religious Liberties / Persecution

Solution for 70% College Faith Dropout: The First 72 Hours on Campus is Critical and a National Coalition is Turning this Around

Contact: Lisa Smith, 512-331-5991, lisa.smith@campusrenewal.org

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 8, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — All of the major US college ministries and a growing number of youth ministries and denominations have teamed together to reduce the 7…

Posted in Religious Liberties / Persecution

The Latest: UK model acknowledges shoe shopping with captor

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the kidnapping of a British model in Italy (all times local):…

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AP PHOTOS: Stray cats find a home on an Amsterdam houseboat

AMSTERDAM (AP) — In the heart of the Dutch capital, on a canal near one of the busiest shopping streets, a floating animal sanctuary called The Catboat provides refuge for about 50 stray and abandoned felines….

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South Africa’s president survives no-confidence motion again

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — President Jacob Zuma survived a no-confidence vote Tuesday in the seventh and most serious attempt to unseat him after months of growing anger in South Africa over alleged corruption and a sinking economy. But his African Na…

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The Latest: South Africa’s Zuma happy after surviving vote

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on South African parliament's vote on no-confidence motion in President Jacob Zuma (all times local):…

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The Latest: South Africa’s Zuma happy after surviving vote

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on South African parliament's vote on no-confidence motion in President Jacob Zuma (all times local):…

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UK police say they arrested wrong man in jogging-rage case

LONDON (AP) — The search is still on for a road-rage jogger who shoved a woman into the path of a London bus….

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Lebanon’s army prepares to clear border area of IS militants

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's U.S.-backed military is gearing up for a long-awaited assault to dislodge hundreds of Islamic State militants from a remote corner near Syrian border, seeking to end a years-long threat posed to neighboring town…

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UK police say they arrested wrong man in jogging-rage case

LONDON (AP) — The search is still on for a road-rage jogger who shoved a woman into the path of a London bus….

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South Africa’s president survives no-confidence motion again

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — President Jacob Zuma survived a no-confidence vote Tuesday in the seventh and most serious attempt to unseat him after months of growing anger in South Africa over alleged corruption and a sinking economy. But his African Na…

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Analysis: US, allies slow Beijing’s South China Sea momentum

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — With the rise of a friendly leader in the Philippines, China has been spared a vocal adversary in the disputed South China Sea. In the process, it has gained momentum despite last year's ruling by an arbitrat…

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Analysis: US, allies slow Beijing’s South China Sea momentum

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — With the rise of a friendly leader in the Philippines, China has been spared a vocal adversary in the disputed South China Sea. In the process, it has gained momentum despite last year's ruling by an arbitrat…

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Australians to soon post ballots in gay marriage survey

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australians begin receiving their postal ballots on legalizing gay marriage from Tuesday as a new opinion poll showed that most of those who intend to vote are in favor of marriage equality….

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Coming to you from a Cairo village: Egypt’s first minicar

KERDASA, Egypt (AP) — In Egypt, where many suffer under economic hardship, 35-year-old entrepreneur Ahmed Saeed el-Feki has been working hard to make something of himself. He has launched his own business building a minicar in a country that re…

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Haruo Nakajima, who played the original 1954 Godzilla, dies

TOKYO (AP) — He stomped over miniature bridges and buildings in a rubber suit and gave the world Godzilla, the fire-breathing, screeching monster that became Japan's star cultural export and an enduring symbol of the pathos and destruc…

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Lebanon’s army prepares to clear border area of IS militants

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's U.S.-backed military is gearing up for a long-awaited assault to dislodge hundreds of Islamic State militants from a remote corner near Syrian border, seeking to end a years-long threat posed to neighboring town…

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Australians to soon post ballots in gay marriage survey

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australians begin receiving their postal ballots on legalizing gay marriage from Tuesday as a new opinion poll showed that most of those who intend to vote are in favor of marriage equality….

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