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Study Unwittingly Uncovers Possible Major Flaw in Evolution of Species Theory
New scientific findings published last week might be compelling enough to change popular beliefs surrounding the evolution of species, Phys.org reported.
U.S., North Korea enter second day of nuclear talks
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and high-ranking North Korean official Kim Yong Chol enter a second day of meetings in New York on Thursday as they try to settle nuclear weapons disagreements and set the stage for an historic summit between their two leaders.
'I Know I'm Going to Get Killed': The UK's Stunning Punishment for a Man Who Protested Radical Islam
The arrest and imprisonment of Stephen Lennon, better known as Tommy Robinson, has set off protests around the world. Lennon is a British right-wing activist who's been outspoken about the growing influence of Islam in that country. Some have compared him to a 'whistleblower.'
Adviser to Iran’s top leader pushes uranium enrichment
A top adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, is proposing Iran resume its uranium enrichment in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal between world powers and Tehran.
Syria's Assad threatens to attack area under US-backed Kurds
Syrian President Bashar Assad is threatening to attack a region held by U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria if talks fail to bring the area back under Damascus' authority.
IDF releases satellite images of ‘significant’ Gaza targets hit in airstrikes
The Israeli military on Thursday released satellite images and details of the more than 65 targets it struck in Gaza in response to massive mortar and rocket attacks by terror groups from the coastal enclave on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Iran is the culprit behind Tuesday's Gaza rocket barrage, Israel says
Israel is pointing a finger at Iran for being behind the most serious escalation on it’s southern front in four years.
Haley calls Security Council response to Gazan volleys 'outrageous'
Nikki Haley, US President Donald Trump's envoy to the UN, tore into the organization on Wednesday for what she characterized as a lackadaisical response to the firing of over 70 rockets on Israel from Gaza the day before.
Inside the United States
Blockbuster term: Justices could determine limits of courts’ ability to check Trump administration
The Supreme Court over the next month is poised to upend the way the country picks representatives to Congress, decide whether the First Amendment protects people who refuse to do business with same-sex couples and rule on whether President Trump’s tweets can be used in court to derail his agenda.
President Trump Signs ‘Right To Try’ Act, Keeping Another Promise To The American People
President Trump kept another promise Wednesday by signing the Right to Try Act into law, while joined by several patients and their families.
Current lava flows are hottest, fastest of latest eruption
The hottest and fastest-moving lava of Kilauea volcano's latest eruption spread across new parts of the Big Island Wednesday, forcing officials to order evacuations in two coastal neighborhoods over fears that the rapidly advancing flows could cut off dwindling escape routes.
Algeria: two more Protestant churches closed down by government
The authorities in Algeria have closed down two more Protestant churches, amidst growing pressure on the country’s Christian minority.
India: 2017 saw 20% increase in atrocities against Christians, says lawyer
Amid growing extreme Hindu nationalism in India, dozens of speakers have called for concerted action to uphold the country’s constitution and fundamental rights, at a conference to mark four years of government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
California's Sanctuary Cities 'a Little Picture of Hell,' Franklin Graham Says
While defending his Decision America California Tour during a radio interview on Tuesday, leading evangelist Franklin Graham decried California as a 'sinking' state and even stated that sanctuary cities like San Francisco are a 'little picture of Hell.'
American Bible Society to Require Church Attendance, Certain Beliefs about LGBT
One of the oldest nonprofit organizations dedicated to distributing Bibles around the world will soon require all employees to adhere to orthodox Christian beliefs and heed a conservative code of sexual ethics.
‘Oldest Manuscript’ of Gospel of Mark Discovered
An ancient and much-debated fragment of the Gospel of Mark has been dated to the late second to early third century A.D., making it the oldest fragment of Mark ever found.