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July 21, 2017

Fire Near Yosemite National Park Destroys 58 Homes, Displaces Thousands

About an hour's drive outside California's Yosemite National Park, the Mariposa Lodge was empty Friday, save for front desk clerk Sara Beskind. A wildfire has been burning for five days, forcing Mariposa's 2,000 residents to evacuate. With the fire kept... Continue Reading →

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Grammy-Nominated Sensations The Walls Group Release Much Anticipated New Single “My Life”

GRAMMY®-nominated and double Stellar Award-winning sensations The Walls Group continues to shatter expectations as one of the most imaginative breakout artists in inspirational music today, as the hitmaking four siblings (Darrel Walls, Rhea Walls, Paco Walls, Ahjah Walls) release their new single “My Life” (Fo Yo... Continue Reading →

Half of All Female Murder Victims Are Killed by Intimate Partners

More than half of female homicide victims were killed in connection to intimate partner violence — and in 10 percent of those cases, violence shortly before the killing might have provided an opportunity for intervention. That is according to a new... Continue Reading →

3 Israelis, 3 Palestinians Killed in Outbreak of Violence Over Jerusalem Holy Site

Six people were killed on Friday in an outbreak of violence that erupted over Israel’s placement of metal detectors at entrances to the sacred Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem and spread to the West Bank. Three Israelis were killed in what... Continue Reading →

Christian Clinic Saving Children’s Lives in Niger Despite Efforts by Muslim Animists to Frighten Parents Away

An indigenous Christian clinic in Niger is saving children's lives despite local Muslim animists' attempts to frighten parents away from seeking life-saving medical treatment by threatening them with warnings that angry spirits are after them. Christian Aid Mission, a nondenominational... Continue Reading →

Abbas to Freeze All Contact With Israel Until Metal Detectors Are Removed

After a long, hot day of violent protests that saw three Arab Muslims fatally shot during clashes, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announced Friday night that his government would “freeze contact on all levels” with Israel until newly installed metal... Continue Reading →

Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns After Fatal Shooting of Australian Woman

Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau resigned Friday as criticism mounted over a deadly encounter in which a city officer shot and killed a woman who called officers to investigate a disturbance near her residence. Mayor Betsy Hodges said she asked Harteau to... Continue Reading →

Trump Warns Iran of ‘Consequences’ Unless Detained Americans Are Released

U.S. President Donald Trump warned that Iran would face "new and serious consequences" unless all unjustly detained American citizens were released and returned, the White House said in a statement on Friday. Trump urged Iran to return Robert Levinson, an... Continue Reading →

Palestinian Muslims Rebel Against Temple Mount Security

Following a deadly attack last Friday in which two Israel police officers were murdered and a third was seriously wounded, Israel temporarily closed the Temple Mount because they found that weapons had been smuggled into the Al-Aqsa Mosque. The Temple... Continue Reading →

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