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June 3, 2014

TIME Magazine says President Obama ‘Overrode Internal Objections’ on Bergdahl Trade with Taliban

Military officers stand at the entrance to Camp VI and V at the U.S. military prison for 'enemy combatants' in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on June 25, 2013. (Joe Raedle—Getty Images)
Military officers stand at the entrance to Camp VI and V at the U.S. military prison for ‘enemy combatants’ in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on June 25, 2013. (Joe Raedle—Getty Images)

Pentagon, Intelligence officials used Top Secret intelligence to prevent previous release of Taliban Five, officials tell TIME. Continue reading “TIME Magazine says President Obama ‘Overrode Internal Objections’ on Bergdahl Trade with Taliban”

Michigan Lawmakers Approve Detroit Bankruptcy Deal

The deal would protect the Detroit Institute of Art from having to sell off it's artwork. (Photo: Kimberly P. Mitchell, Detroit Free Press)
The deal would protect the Detroit Institute of Art from having to sell off it’s artwork.
(Photo: Kimberly P. Mitchell, Detroit Free Press)

The “grand bargain” of bills thatwill send $194.8 million from the state to Detroit to help settle the city’s historic bankruptcy sailed through the state Senate on Tuesday and are on their way to Gov. Rick Snyder for his signature. Continue reading “Michigan Lawmakers Approve Detroit Bankruptcy Deal”

United States to Appoint Ambassador to Somalia

U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman arrives for a meeting on Syria at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva February 13, 2014. CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE
U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman arrives for a meeting on Syria at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva February 13, 2014.
CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE

The United States, seeing new hope for Somalia, will appoint a new ambassador to Mogadishu for the first time since closing its embassy there 23 years ago as the East African country descended into chaos, a senior U.S. government official said on Tuesday. Continue reading “United States to Appoint Ambassador to Somalia”

United States to Appoint Ambassador to Somalia

U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman arrives for a meeting on Syria at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva February 13, 2014. CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE
U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman arrives for a meeting on Syria at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva February 13, 2014.
CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE

The United States, seeing new hope for Somalia, will appoint a new ambassador to Mogadishu for the first time since closing its embassy there 23 years ago as the East African country descended into chaos, a senior U.S. government official said on Tuesday. Continue reading “United States to Appoint Ambassador to Somalia”

Studio X Nightclub In Knoxville, Tennessee Makes Room for Church Services Once a Month

A Knoxville nightclub on The Strip is now offering alternative church services once a month. (Photo: WBIR)
A Knoxville nightclub on The Strip is now offering alternative church services once a month.
(Photo: WBIR)

There is a new place in downtown Knoxville to praise the Lord and it’s not in a church.

Continue reading “Studio X Nightclub In Knoxville, Tennessee Makes Room for Church Services Once a Month”

Grace Biskie on the Stereotype of the Angry Black Woman and the War That Is Being Waged Against Our Sisters

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CODNEWSROOM / FLICKR

Rahiel Tesfamariam writes that black women act as if there is a war being waged against us. Yes, yes and more yes.

Continue reading “Grace Biskie on the Stereotype of the Angry Black Woman and the War That Is Being Waged Against Our Sisters”

Tim Tebow Still ‘Training Every Day’ to Be NFL Quarterback

Tim Tebow hasn't given up the idea of a comeback.(USATSI)
Tim Tebow hasn’t given up the idea of a comeback.(USATSI)

Tim Tebow is coming … to your cittttt-ay. Don’t worry. It’s still just college-football related, as Tebow’s touring with the SEC Network for the 2014 season while being featured as part of a two-hour pregame show.

Continue reading “Tim Tebow Still ‘Training Every Day’ to Be NFL Quarterback”

This Is What Medicare Is Now Covering In America: New Ruling Allows 74-Year-Old Male Army Veteran to Undergo Sex-Change Surgery

Denee Mallon , a 74-year-old Army veteran who was born male but now identifies as female, challenged Medicare's coverage exclusion policy after his request for gender reassignment surgery was denied. (Facebook)
Denee Mallon , a 74-year-old Army veteran who was born male but now identifies as female, challenged Medicare’s coverage exclusion policy after his request for gender reassignment surgery was denied. (Facebook)

Medicare may soon start covering sex-reassignment surgery, reports The New York Times.

Continue reading “This Is What Medicare Is Now Covering In America: New Ruling Allows 74-Year-Old Male Army Veteran to Undergo Sex-Change Surgery”

Dianna Hobbs Says Pastor Rudy Rasmus Is Wrong for Defending Beyoncé’s Risqué Image and Song Lyrics

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The words of Joshua 24:15 have stayed with me throughout my life: “…choose you this day whom ye will serve.” It is my compass, along with other scriptures, to help me navigate my way through pop culture and align my values with God’s word.

Continue reading “Dianna Hobbs Says Pastor Rudy Rasmus Is Wrong for Defending Beyoncé’s Risqué Image and Song Lyrics”

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