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The harsh treatment of Christians in Iran is fueling church growth. Despite the threats, one television channel is beaming the Christian message directly into the Islamic country.
(CNN) -- The deadliest outbreak of Ebola virus on record has sparked fears that the killer virus could spread from West Africa to other regions and continents.
The outbreak began with just a handful of cases in Guinea in March. Since then, that number has grown to 909 confirmed cases and another 414 probable or suspected in that country, Sierra Leone and Liberia and Nigeria, according to the World Health Organization.
Some 729 people of the 1,323 total confirmed and possible infections have died, reports WHO as of July 27.
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Author: RACHEL MARQUEZ/MOVIEGUIDE
It has long been said that poverty-stricken environments are a major factor leading to crimes committed by adolescents.
However, the Peterborough Adolescent and Young Adult Development Study, conducted by Cambridge University, suggests that crime among teenagers is influenced as much or more by their morals as it is by their environment, including their economic background.
According to the study, nearly half of adolescent crimes are committed by a miniscule 3.8 percent of teenagers. This group of teenagers averaged 278 offenses each over the course of the five-year study, which followed the teenagers from the age of 12 through 16.
US health officials are on high alert as a mosquito-borne virus that yet has no cure has struck six of the US states. The virus called chikungunya causes severe joint pain which can last for years.
The latest case of the virus has been confirmed by Tennessee officials as the resident of Madison County, has been tested positive for the virus. The officials, however, added that there was no transmission to other residents in the state.
"It will be more difficult for the virus to establish itself here," Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease specialist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee told Tech Times.
Gigantic surge of minors, most without parents or guardians are being held at the border like prisoners near Nogales, Arizona..
Gary and Bob explore scripture to see if it points towards an Islamic antichrist.
Source: CBC News
Terminally ill patients in Quebec now have the right to choose to die.
The non-partisan Bill 52, also known as an act respecting end-of-life care, passed Thursday afternoon in a free vote at the National Assembly in Quebec City.
'Dying with dignity means dying with the least amount of suffering,'— Véronique Hivon, PQ member of the National AssemblyThe bill passed 94-22. There were no abstentions.
"Sometimes when you are suffering in pain, one hour can feel like one week.… The protection of the vulnerable is reflected in every aspect of this bill," said Parti Québécois member of the National Assembly Véronique Hivon, who drafted the bill when she was minister of social services under the former PQ government.
Source: Vigilant Citizen
Author: David Alexandros
Agents within the United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation have publicly raised serious concerns about the growing Latin American cult of “Holy Death,” or “Santa Muerte,” and openly questioned whether recent grisly beheadings and lynchings of hundreds of people by Mexican cartels may have been part of ritualistic offerings to dark spiritual forces, and not simply a message to rival gangs.
Santa Muerte ideology developed in Mexico and Argentina for approximately a half century and has recently spread into the United States and Central America. The shadowy cult’s popularity has increased with its ties to illicit narcotics trafficking in Mexico in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
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Source: Life News
The next time your pastor delivers a pro-life sermon or urges the congregation to stand up for pro-life values in the political or public arena, he could be taken to task by the IRS.
Alliance Defending Freedom asked the Internal Revenue Service Tuesday to release all documents related to its recent decision to settle a lawsuit with an atheist group that claims the IRS has adopted new protocols and procedures for the investigation of churches.
ADF submitted the Freedom of Information Act request after learning of the IRS’s agreement with Freedom From Religion Foundation in a press releasethe group issued on July 17 concerning its lawsuit Freedom From Religion Foundation v. Koskinen, which accused the agency of failing to investigate churches the way the atheist group would like.
Washington (CNN) -- The truck was loaded with munitions, then driven up a hillside in northern Syria. Moments later, there was a massive blast followed by cries of "Allahu Akbar," or "God is great" in Arabic, and the rattling of gunfire.
What made this suicide bombing stand out was not that it happened -- as such attacks have become fairly commonplace in war-torn Syria -- but the identity of one of the men who carried out.
He was American.
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