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November 20, 2017

Here We Go: Father of Two Who ‘Hid Identity for 40 Years’ Becomes UK Methodist Church’s First Transgender Minister

A married father-of-two has become the Methodist Church's first transgender minister after coming out to a congregation in the U.K. Joy Everingham, a 46-year-old university chaplain who serves at St. Peter's in Canterbury, revealed plans to come out as transgender... Continue Reading →

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Almost 1,000 People Attend Sheriff’s Security Summit at Texas Megachurch Following Mass Shooting at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs

A Texas county's sheriff hosted a security summit at a megachurch to educate churchgoers following the recent mass shooting at a rural church. Nearly 1,000 people representing more than 170 congregations attended the Sunday summit, which was overseen by the... Continue Reading →

Newsmax Lists 100 Most Influential American Evangelical Christians

Evangelicals come from many different Christian denominations, but they all have a common belief in the holiness of scripture and the centrality of faith in Jesus Christ for their lives. The Pew Research Center estimates that about 25.4 percent of Americans, or... Continue Reading →

At Least 35 People Injured in Explosions and Fire at New York Cosmetics Factory

Two explosions and a fire at a cosmetics factory about an hours' drive north of New York City left 30 to 35 people injured, including seven firefighters caught in the second blast, authorities said Monday. The first explosion occurred around... Continue Reading →

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen Submits Resignation, Paving Way for Jerome Powell

Janet Yellen submitted her resignation from the Federal Reserve board to President Donald Trump on Monday, announcing that she will leave when her successor is sworn in as Fed chairman. In a letter to the president, Yellen said she would... Continue Reading →

US Declares North Korea Sponsor of Terror; New Sanctions Expected

President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea’s “murderous regime” on America’s terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang’s support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its leader’s half brother in February. Trump said the designation as... Continue Reading →

Survivor of North Korean Labor Camp Tells of Starvation, Brutality and Bribery

Deaths in North Korea’s notoriously cruel gulags stopped being recorded after dictator Kim Jong-un took control of the pariah nation, a former prisoner has claimed. “When Kim Jong-un came to power, he questioned the officials that oversaw the labour education camps about the... Continue Reading →

‘CBS This Morning’ Co-host & PBS Star Charlie Rose Suspended After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

“CBS This Morning” co-host and longtime PBS star Charlie Rose has been accused by eight women of making unwanted sexual advances toward them and admitted to some of the misconduct in a statement, according to the Washington Post. Both PBS and... Continue Reading →

Manhunt Continues in Pennsylvania for Suspected Cop Killer

A manhunt is underway in Pennsylvania this morning for a suspected cop killer. Police say 29-year-old Rahmael Sal Holt is "armed and dangerous." He is accused of killing 25-year-old police officer Brian Shaw Friday night during a traffic stop in... Continue Reading →

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