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US President Barack Obama January 2016 Says Farewell

‘Yes We Did,’ Obama Says in Farewell Address, but Warns of Threats to Democracy

“Yes we can. Yes we did. Yes we can.” With these words, President Obama wrapped up the farewell remarks of his presidency with the same soaring rhetoric of hope that he rode into the White House eight years ago. He took the opportunity of the speech to a crowd in his adopted hometown of Chicago […]

Craigslist Rape Fantasy

Woman Arrested in Craigslist Rape Fantasy Plot was Framed by Ex-Boyfriend’s Wife

Craigslist Rape Fantasy: A California woman who authorities claimed had recruited men on Craigslist to rape her ex-boyfriend’s wife has been cleared of all charges related to the case — and officials allege the man’s wife herself was behind the whole thing. Michelle Hadley, of Ontario, was arrested in July, accused of harassing Angela Diaz, 31, […]

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Samsung shows off electric car battery that gives a 310 mile range on a 20 minute charge

Samsung has unveiled a battery that can give electric cars a driving range of up to 500 kilometers (310.7 miles) on a 20 minute charge, promoting technology that could be key to the future of autonomous driving. The South Korean conglomerate’s battery division known as Samsung SDI (Korea Stock Exchange: 640-KR), announced the cell on […]

Dylan Roof killed 9 people at church

Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing 9 church members

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An unrepentant Dylann Roof was sentenced to death Tuesday for fatally shooting nine black church members during a Bible study session, becoming the first person ordered executed for a federal hate crime. A jury deliberated for about three hours before returning with the decision, capping a trial in which the 22-year-old […]

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Teen to Reunite With Birth Parents After Allegedly Being Abducted By Woman She Thought Was Her Mom

Family and friends are shocked that the child that Gloria Williams raised since she was a baby is not her own as the teen waits to reunite with her birth parents. Williams, 51, allegedly abducted Kamiyah Mobley, whose name is now Alexis Manigo, when she was just 8-hours old after posing as a nurse on July […]

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The homeless need urgent prayers in cold winter months, Pope says

Vatican City, Jan 8, 2017 (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday Pope Francis announced that his “urgent” prayer for the month of January is for all those who live on the streets with no shelter, expecially during the cold winter weather. “During these very cold days, I think of and I invite you to think of all […]

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Pope to diplomats: when it comes to politics, peace must be more than a theory

Vatican City, Jan 9, 2017 (CNA/EWTN News).- Following a year marred by war and terrorism, Pope Francis told diplomats Monday that for 2017, peace has to be more than just an idea or a nice theory, but must be actively pursued with concrete policies aimed at promoting the common good and the dignity of the […]

A special forces police officer stands guard to secure the area around Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt. Security is typically tightened at churches ahead of the holiday after a string of attacks on Christian targets over the past years.
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Egypt: New Church Law Discriminates Against Christians

Authorities Fail to Prevent, Punish Violent Attacks (Tunis) – A long-awaited new law maintains restrictions over the construction and renovation of churches and discriminates against the Christian minority in Egypt. The law, passed by Egypt’s parliament on August 30, 2016, applies only to Christian houses of worship. Recent incidents of anti-Christian violence that left one […]

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Donald Trump on Russia hacking sanctions: ‘It’s time to move on’

President-elect Donald Trump seemed to dismiss the White House announcement of sanctions against Russia by saying that Americans should get on with their lives. Russia Hacking: on Thursday, the Obama administration announced public and secret measures against Moscow for alleged meddling in November’s presidential election. US intelligence agencies have accused Russia of hacking the Democratic […]

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U.S. spy agencies detail Russia’s role in boosting Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered a wide-ranging campaign to disrupt the American presidential election, seeking to “denigrate” Hillary Clinton and boost the chances of the Republican candidate, Donald Trump, according to an unusually detailed declassified report released by the U.S. intelligence community Friday. The Kremlin efforts involved cyberattacks, state funded propaganda, including by its RT TV network, and social media “trolls.” Russia’s military intelligence […]

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US intelligence report concludes Russia ordered hacking campaign to improve Donald Trump’s election chance

The report warned of the possibility of similar campaign on US allies.  Intelligence officials concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the hacks of the Democratic National Committee to help Donald Trump win the 2016 election, according to an declassified report. The report comes a day after intelligence chiefs – including National Intelligence director James […]

Fort Lauderdale Shooting_AP

Shots Fired at Fort Lauderdale Airport: 5 DEAD. 13 Hurt

LOCAL NEWS 10- USA DELTA BAGGAGE CLAIM. TERMINAL 2. Shooting. SHOOTER is confirmed to be a New Jersey Man with a Military ID. CONFIRMED: This happened just before 2pm on January 6, 2017. Shooter is reported to have opened fire in the baggage claim area of terminal 2 of the airport, which is the area […]