Category: World

Examining God’s Plan for Mike Pence

No man can serve two masters, the Bible teaches, but Mike Pence is giving it his all. It’s a sweltering September afternoon in Anderson, Indiana, and the vice president has returned to his home state to deliver the Good News of the Republicans’ recently unveiled tax plan. The visit is a big deal for Anderson, a […]

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Eight arrested over Malta journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia car blast death

Daphne Caruana Galizia, who doggedly reported claims of corruption among leading politicians, was killed by a car bomb in October. Eight people have been arrested in Malta over the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, after her car exploded. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced the arrests in a case that made world-wide headlines. All of […]

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South Korea

South Korea boat collision leaves 13 People dead

At least 13 people have died after a fishing boat collided with a 336-tonne tanker and capsized off South Korea’s west coast. Two others were missing, South Korea’s coast guard said, as a search and rescue operation continued. The chartered fishing boat, the Seonchang-1, had been carrying 20 passengers and two crew during a fishing […]

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Auschwitz inmate’s notes from hell finally revealed

Chilling testimony from an Auschwitz inmate forced to help the Nazi murder squads has finally been deciphered, thanks to painstaking detective work and digital imaging. On scraps of notepaper Marcel Nadjari, a Greek Jew, described how thousands of Jews were herded into the gas chambers daily. He saw them “packed in like sardines”. In 1944, […]

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FIFA World Cup 2018

FIFA World Cup draw is today: Putin Opens World Cup Draw Ceremony

With the World Cup 6 1/2 months away, the eyes of the vast soccer society turn to Moscow today for the draw, which will determine the eight first-round groups, set the path for the favorites to reach the final and reveal the most formidable quartet, known as the Group of Death.Festivities are taking place at the State […]

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Zimbabwe military officials given key jobs in post-Mugabe cabinet

President Emmerson Mnangagwa appoints senior soldiers and party loyalists to top posts but opposition politicians lose out.   Zimbabwe’s new president has announced a fresh cabinet with key roles given to veterans of the ruling Zanu-PF party and senior soldiers, and no posts for the opposition. Emmerson Mnangagwa took power after a military takeover and popular […]

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Why Parts of Beijing Look Like a Devastated War Zone

BEIJING — At night on the edges of Beijing, the migrant workers who keep China’s capital city fed, cleaned, swept and supplied wait in fear of a knock on the door that could ruin their hopes of finding a better life. Far from the skyscrapers and monuments downtown, squads of police and safety inspectors have […]

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Beastie Boys

Beastie Boys’ Adam Horovitz sides with women accusing his father of sexual abuse

Nine women who have accused playwright Israel Horowitz of sexual misconduct have the support of his son, Adam Horovitz of the Beastie Boys. The women detail their allegations against Horovitz in a story Thursday in The New York Times. Some were in the teens and others were in their 20s when they say the incidents occurred. The alleged […]

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Senate delays tax bill vote as setback hits in final hours

Senate Republicans delayed voting on their tax bill as a setback forced them to patch up the plan only hours before a planned final vote Thursday night. Senators will rework the legislation through the evening with the next in a series of roll call votes set for 11 a.m. on Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said. […]

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