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1 in 4 children live in country of conflict or disaster, UN says
A quarter of the world’s children -- about 535 million -- are living in a country affected by conflict or disaster, the head of the UN children’s agency said Monday.
U.S. Seeks to Thwart Iran Flying Millions in Cash Out of Germany
Top Trump administration officials are working to stop Germany from allowing Iran to fly more than $350 million in cash out of the country and back to Tehran as part of a bid by the Iranian regime to restock its coffers ahead of a major financial crackdown by America, according to conversations with senior U.S. diplomats and officials on Capitol Hill.
Syrian Muslim Brotherhood revives amid ongoing civil war, lashes out at the U.S. and Israel
The Syrian Civil War, which has lasted more than seven years, has claimed the lives of at least 500,000 people, displaced more than 12 million from their homes and cost others, too many to count, their arms and legs, each victim lost in the fog of war.
Mexico reportedly will create its own border force
Mexico’s president-elect has complained about President Trump’s immigration policies, but he’s looking to adopt some them for his country, a top aide said.
China dominates armed-drone market by selling to customers in terrorist hotbeds
China’s no-rules approach to armed drone exports has Beijing positioned to dominate the rapidly growing multibillion-dollar market, frustrating American companies while presenting real national security dangers for the Trump administration.
Archaeologists uncover gate to biblical city of Zer
Archaeologists have uncovered the entrance gate to the biblical city of Zer during excavations carried out in the Golan Heights over the past two weeks, the Golan Regional Council said Sunday.
Mind-blowing 1,600-year-old biblical mosaics paint new picture of Galilean life
In its eighth dig season, the vibrant mosaic flooring of a fifth century synagogue excavated in the small ancient Galilee village of Huqoq continues to surprise. The 2018 Huqoq dig has uncovered unprecedented depictions of biblical stories, including the Israelite spies in Canaan.
China pledges $15 million to Palestinians amid major push for Mideast influence
China will provide Palestinians with more than $15 million in aid, President Xi Jinping told top Arab officials Tuesday, as Beijing seeks to build its influence in the Middle East and Africa.
Inside the United States
Federal judge tosses most of DoJ's challenge to California's 'sanctuary' laws
A federal judge on Monday dismissed several parts of the Justice Department's lawsuit against California for its so-called 'sanctuary' laws, which seek to limit federal power in enforcing immigration laws in the state.
Trump taps Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court
President Trump nominated federal appeals court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court Monday night, setting up a furious partisan confirmation battle as he seeks to move the high court firmly under conservatives’ control for decades to come.
Republicans are running out of time
Republicans are running out of time. Today they control all of Washington. Come January, they may be confined to the White House.
Judge Kavanaugh's long Washington history gives Senate much to review
Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh has perhaps the longest Washington pedigree of any of the people who were on President Trump’s short list for the Supreme Court, having worked at the highest levels of the White House under President George W. Bush.
25 Preachers Accused of 'Forced Conversions' in India
Authorities in India's eastern state of Jharkhand have accused 25 evangelists of allegedly trying to convert tribal Hindu villagers to Christianity.
Kidnapped Nicaraguan Pastor Freed, Christian Translator Murdered in Front of His Children
According to producers with CBN's Spanish language Christian World News program, a prominent pastor who was kidnapped by paramilitaries in the Nicaraguan city of Leon has been released.
Iranian Christians Attacked by Muslim Mob in Greece
A group of Iraqi Muslims living in a refugee camp in Greece recently targeted a group of Iranian Christians who were holding a Bible study.