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U.S. Warns Iran After It Moves To Step Up Uranium-Enrichment Capacity
The United States warned that Washington will not allow Iran to develop nuclear weapons after Iran announced plans to increase its uranium-enrichment capacity.
Iran opens new nuclear facility for centrifuge production
Iran’s nuclear chief on Wednesday inaugurated the Islamic Republic’s new nuclear enrichment facility that is geared toward producing centrifuges which will operate within the limits of the nuclear deal Tehran signed with world powers.
Iran won’t cooperate fully with nuke inspectors until deal impasse resolved
Iran on Wednesday upped the ante in its standoff with the United States and European powers over the 2015 nuclear deal from which the Trump administration withdrew last month, with its United Nations envoy warning it would not cooperate fully with nuclear inspectors until the future of the deal was resolved.
IDF taps military intel head as new chief of volatile Southern Command
The Israel Defense Forces on Wednesday appointed a new head of its Southern Command, at a time of heightened tensions in the area which includes the volatile Gaza Strip front.
Inside the United States
U.S. jobs outnumber jobless for first time in 20 years
For the first time in 20 years, there are more job openings in the United States than there are job seekers, the Department of Labor said.
House unveils $674B defense spending bill for 2019
The House Appropriations Committee unveiled a $674.6 billion defense spending bill Wednesday.
'Now They Can Go See a Doctor': Trump Signs Bill Expanding Vets' Access to Healthcare
President Donald Trump signed the VA Mission Act of 2018 which is designed to expand healthcare access for veterans.
FBI to share new details of Trump campaign informant with Congress
The Justice Department intends to offer an additional briefing to a select group of senior lawmakers who have pressed for details about the FBI's use of an informant to make contact with associates of President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.
Judge rules Philadelphia can't lose grant over 'sanctuary' policies
A federal judge ruled Wednesday the U.S. Justice Department can't deny grants to the city of Philadelphia, Pa., for refusing to assist immigration officials.
Gallup: Record Support for Gay Relations and Polygamy; Plurality Still Oppose Abortion
A record percentage of Americans believe that gay and lesbian relations, pornography and polygamy are morally acceptable, although a plurality believe that abortion is morally wrong, according to a new Gallup poll.
$119,050,900,000: Merchandise Trade Deficit With China Hit Record Through April
The U.S. merchandise trade deficit with China set a record through April, hitting $119,050,900,000 for the first four months of 2018, according to data released today by the Census Bureau.
Secret Genocide of Christians Reported in Myanmar: Thousands Killed, Pregnant Women Raped
An investigative report has revealed that in isolated regions of Myanmar, which has been accused of carrying out a genocide against Rohingya Muslims, the Burmese military has also been ethnically cleansing the minority Christian Kachin people.
Billionaire George Soros Attacked for Working to De-Christianize Europe
A British member of the EU Parliament accuses Billionaire George Soros of wanting to 'break down the fundamental values' of Western societies and remove Christian values from Europe.
So. Baptist Leader Calls for Repentance, No Sermon at Annual Meeting: 'We Need God to Break Us Down'
Amid the ongoing fallout from the firing of Paige Patterson, one of the most prominent leaders in the Southern Baptist Convention, many are calling for 'repentance' and 'reformation' ahead of their denomination's annual meeting.
Several Iranian Christians to Serve Time in Prison
Four Iranian Christians will soon begin serving ten-year prison sentences after a court ruled the Church of Iran members were "promoting Zionist Christianity" and running house churches.