Day: October 11, 2017

Mexico’s largest state rocked by slayings of women

VILLA CUAUHTEMOC, Mexico (AP) — Just like any other day, Dr. Jessica Sevilla Pedraza went to work at the hospital that morning, came home for a quick lunch and then left again. The plan was to see more patients, hit the gym and be back in time …

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An Australian court considers: Can dual citizens make laws?

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — As Australia's High Court considers the fate of seven lawmakers who could lose their seats because they also hold foreign citizenship, some in this nation of immigrants wonder whether it's time to ni…

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UN: Myanmar violence a deliberate strategy to expel Rohingya

GENEVA (AP) — A report by the U.N. human rights office says attacks against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar point to a strategy to instill "widespread fear and trauma" and prevent them from ever returning to their homes….

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Character-Forming Outdoor Adventure Group Will Remain ‘a Place Where Boys Can be Boys’

Trail Life USA pledges to keep its ‘affirming’ boys focus as Boy Scouts of America announces it will start welcoming girls
 
Contact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.com
 
BELTON, S.C., Oct. 11, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — The leader of a national outdoor adventure program aiming to help develop men of character has reassured member-families and supporters that it will remain “a place where boys can be boys.”
 
Trail Life USA CEO Mark Hanco Source: InChrist Communicatinos

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Character-Forming Outdoor Adventure Group Will Remain ‘a Place Where Boys Can be Boys’

Trail Life USA pledges to keep its ‘affirming’ boys focus as Boy Scouts of America announces it will start welcoming girls
 
Contact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.com
 
BELTON, S.C., Oct. 11, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — The leader of a national outdoor adventure program aiming to help develop men of character has reassured member-families and supporters that it will remain “a place where boys can be boys.”
 
Trail Life USA CEO Mark Hanco Source: InChrist Communicatinos

Posted in Religious Liberties / Persecution

Harvey’s Casting Couch and Other Predatory Business Practices in Hollywood

Contact: Diana Zoppa, 310-867-6302, Zoppa@ZoppaMediaGroup.com
 
HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 11, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — This Friday, Matrix Entertainment will release the final part of MAINSTREAM, a 4-part mini-series that takes a deep look into the business practices of Hollywood and the New York media.  The Premiere site is at www.MainstreamMedia.us/premiere
 
Produced and directed by James Jaeger — a Telly Award-winning filmmaker who worked in Hollywood many years — MAINSTREAM Source: Matrixx Entertainment

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Harvey’s Casting Couch and Other Predatory Business Practices in Hollywood

Contact: Diana Zoppa, 310-867-6302, Zoppa@ZoppaMediaGroup.com
 
HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 11, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — This Friday, Matrix Entertainment will release the final part of MAINSTREAM, a 4-part mini-series that takes a deep look into the business practices of Hollywood and the New York media.  The Premiere site is at www.MainstreamMedia.us/premiere
 
Produced and directed by James Jaeger — a Telly Award-winning filmmaker who worked in Hollywood many years — MAINSTREAM Source: Matrixx Entertainment

Posted in Religious Liberties / Persecution

Democrats who opposed Iran nuke deal urge Trump to keep pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — Several congressional Democrats who split with President Barack Obama to oppose the nuclear agreement with Iran are now urging President Donald Trump to uphold the international accord, arguing that robust enforcement is the b…

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Trump, Trudeau meet at the White House amid new NAFTA talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump remained non-committal about the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement on Wednesday as he welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House amid simmering disputes over trade…

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Congo vote delayed until 2019, electoral commission says

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's long-delayed presidential vote cannot take place until 2019 despite a deal with the opposition that it would occur this year, a top election official said Wednesday….

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Pope: Catholic guide needs updating on death penalty issue

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis marked the 25th anniversary of a landmark compilation of Catholic teaching by saying Wednesday it should be changed to address an issue close to his heart: the death penalty….

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Trump, Trudeau meet at the White House amid new NAFTA talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump remained non-committal about the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement on Wednesday as he welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House amid simmering disputes over trade…

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Dems who opposed Iran nuke deal urge Trump to keep pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — Several congressional Democrats who split with President Barack Obama to oppose the nuclear agreement with Iran are now urging President Donald Trump to uphold the international accord, arguing that robust enforcement is the b…

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AP-NORC Poll: North Korea nuke advances spook most Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea's nuclear weapons development is spooking most Americans, and two-thirds of them say President Donald Trump's war of words with the isolated nation's leader is making the situation worse….

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An Australian court considers: Can dual citizens make laws?

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — As Australia's High Court considers the fate of seven lawmakers who could lose their seats because they also hold foreign citizenship, some in the nation of immigrants wonder whether it's time to nix…

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Houses spared by massive fires bring joy and sense of loss

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Tom and Catherine Andrews live on the edge of devastation….

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AP-NORC Poll: Most say Trump making NKorea situation worse

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea's nuclear weapons development is spooking most Americans, and two-thirds of them say President Donald Trump's war of words with the isolated nation's leader is making the situation worse….

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Hezbollah says new US measures won’t affect group

BEIRUT (AP) — Hezbollah on Wednesday dismissed a multimillion dollar reward offered by the Trump administration in return for information on two of its key operatives, describing it as an ongoing attempt to "demonize" the grou…

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Puerto Ricans leave for US mainland as storm woes linger

MIAMI (AP) — Lourdes Rodriguez fled Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria filled her home in the northern town of Vega Baja with mud, ruining mattresses and other belongings. She thought it would be a short stay with her daughter in Florida, but th…

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