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August 23, 2017

LISTEN: Wait On God’s Justice and Save Yourself a Whole Lot of Trouble (BCNN1’s The Gospel According to Greenleaf Episode #20) Welcome to BCNN1's The Gospel According to Greenleaf Episode #20. This episode is titled, Wait On God’s Justice and Save Yourself a Whole Lot of Trouble In the two-episode midseason premiere, the church and the Greenleaf family have to... Continue Reading →


North Korea Photos Suggest New Solid-Fuel Missile Designs

North Korea's state media released photos Wednesday that appear to show the designs of one or possibly two new missiles. Concept diagrams of the missiles were seen hanging on a wall behind leader Kim Jong Un while he visited a... Continue Reading →

US Criticizes Cambodia for Curtailing Freedom of Press

The United States strongly criticized Cambodia on Wednesday for ordering an American democracy group to leave the country and pressuring dissenting news media - chastising a government whose leader says he shares President Donald Trump's disdain for the press. State... Continue Reading →

Study Says 50 Million Pakistanis Are at Risk for Arsenic Poisoning

Some 50 million people are at risk of arsenic poisoning from contaminated groundwater in Pakistan's Indus Valley - far more than previously thought, according to a new study. Pakistan is aware of the growing problem, with arsenic levels rising in... Continue Reading →

Trump Says US May Terminate NAFTA a Week Into Talks to Revamp Trade Deal

Just a week into talks to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement, President Donald Trump is already threatening to abandon the 23-year-old pact with Canada and Mexico. At a high-profile campaign-style rally in Phoenix on Tuesday night, Trump predicted... Continue Reading →

Thailand Awaiting Supreme Court Verdict That Could Jail Former PM Yingluck Shinawatra

Friends and foes alike of former Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, are anxiously awaiting a verdict Friday by the Thailand's Supreme Court on charges that she was criminally negligent in implementing a rice subsidy program that is estimated to have cost... Continue Reading →

US Navy Dismisses Commander of 7th Pacific Fleet After Series of Battleship Accidents

The U.S. Navy dismissed the commander of the Asia-based 7th Fleet on Wednesday after a series of warship accidents raised questions about its operations in the Pacific. A two-sentence statement said Adm. Scott Swift, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet,... Continue Reading →

Russia Warns Against More Sanctions on North Korea

A senior Russian diplomat is warning against expanding sanctions against North Korea, saying it's necessary to focus on a political settlement. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that "the scope of sanctions already endorsed by the U.N. Security Council is... Continue Reading →

US Cuts Aid to Egypt Over Human Rights Concerns

Washington's surprise decision this week to cut or delay nearly $300 million in aid to Egypt is the first time the Trump administration has publicly called out Cairo on its poor human rights record. It was also the latest twist... Continue Reading →

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