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June 4, 2014

LinkedIn Criticized for Censoring Tiananmen Square Content at China’s Behest

A major international social networking company is being criticized for assisting with China’s aggressive censorship of matters concerning the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests. At the request of Chinese authorities, the professional connection site LinkedIn is removing content from... Continue Reading →

Last of WWII Navajo Code Talkers, Chester Nez, Dies at 93

The final member of the original Navajo code talkers, the group of 28 Native Americans who played a crucial role for U.S. communications during World War II, has died. Chester Nez died Wednesday in Albuquerque, confirmed Judy Avila, who helped... Continue Reading →

WATCH: Missouri High School Principal Applauded for Cleverly Working ‘God’ Into Commencement Speech; Atheist Upset

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctwrBqcBcgM A Missouri high school principal who garnered thunderous applause and a starring role in a viral video for a commencement speech in which he repeatedly invoked God in ways to dodge First Amendment objections has atheists seeing red. Lebanon... Continue Reading →

Putin Jabs at Hillary Clinton in Response to her Likening him to Hitler; Says it’s ‘Best Not to Argue with Women’

Russian President Vladimir Putin took jabs at Hillary Clinton’s gender in response to her own statements where she likened the man’s actions to that of Adolf Hitler. “It’s better not to argue with women,” Putin said in an interview recorded... Continue Reading →

Bowe Bergdahl’s Hometown, Hailey, Idaho, Cancels Welcome-Home Celebration

Organizers called off a welcome-home celebration for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, released after nearly five years of captivity in Afghanistan, saying Wednesday that expected crowds threatened to overwhelm his small hometown of Hailey, Idaho. "In the interest of public safety, the... Continue Reading →

Kirsten Powers on Christianity, Homosexuality, and the Future of America

Church has done this before on slavery, the solar system and divorce. Could there be a future where most American Christians support same-sex relationships? If so, it will be due to the emergence of conservative Christians who say orthodox believers... Continue Reading →

Pastor Fred Luter Reflects on 2-Year SBC Presidency, Prays for Diversity to Continue After His Term Ends

On the cusp of completing his two-year presidential tenure as the first African American president of the Southern Baptist Convention, pastor Fred Luter sat down for a question-and-answer session with the Baptist Message, the newsjournal of the Louisiana Baptist Convention.... Continue Reading →

Former Megachurch Pastor Jack Schaap Wants 12-Year Prison Sentence Overturned, Blames Underage Girl for Seducing Him

A former minister of First Baptist Church of Hammond is gambling he can get out of prison by branding as a seductress the underage girl he molested. Jack A. Schaap, 56, is asking a federal judge to overturn his 12-year... Continue Reading →

Fan Buys New Jersey Home of Whitney Houston

The New Jersey home of the late singer Whitney Houston — which languished on and off the market since 2009, only to be sold in February to an investment company — is once again changing hands. Dr. Matthew Krauthamer, a... Continue Reading →

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