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The Seattle-based Mars Hill Church announced Sunday that due to a "tough financial position," the megachurch will have to close at least three church locations and consolidate some of them with nearby locations.
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Dr. John Munro, senior pastor of Calvary Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, will return to church this coming Sunday, weeks after he was placed on paid leave for alleged violation of the employee handbook, a complaint that a third-party investigati..
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The foreign ministers of the Arab League agreed Sunday to confront ISIS "militarily and politically" as well as to cooperate with ongoing efforts by the international community and Iraq to combat the Islamist militants who have gained control over la..
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The attorneys general of 17 states, led by Colorado, have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether the U.S. Constitution includes a right to same-sex marriage. The Mormon church and a few Christian groups have also filed a friend-of-the-court b..
Texas gubernatorial candidate and pro-choice activist Wendy Davis, a Democrat who is known for her 10-hour filibuster against abortion restrictions last year, has revealed that she ended two pregnancies in the 1990s, a period she describes as a time ..
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U.S. President Barack Obama announced Friday that key NATO allies are prepared to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamist terror group ISIS in Iraq, after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's meeting with diplomats from 10 countries on the side..
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Kenneth Bae, 2 Other US Prisoners in North Korea Speak to Media; Urge Visit From High US Official to Secure Release
North Korea on Monday allowed The Associated Press and CNN to speak to three detained Americans, including Christians Kenneth Bae and Jeffery Fowle. All three said there's hope only if a high-ranking U.S. representative visits for negotiations. Bae c..
EU to Tighten Sanctions Against Russia 'Within a Week;' Ukrainian President Urges Action Before 'Point of No Return'
A top European Union leader said Saturday that new sanctions are likely be proposed "within a week" against Russia because of its incursion into Ukraine, whose president has warned that the conflict might turn into a full-scale war if action is not t..
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UN Racism Watchdog Slams US Over Police Brutality Citing Ferguson Shooting; Urges Review of 'Stand Your Ground' Laws
A U.N. committee that monitors racial inequality and discrimination says the fatal shooting of black teenager Michael Brown by a white policeman in Missouri last month illustrates a bigger problem of racism in the United States.
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Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah warned that the United States and Europe could be targets of Islamic terrorists within months if world leaders fail to deal with the growing terrorist threat. He appeared to be alluding to the Sunni terror group ISIS in S..
NY Christian Farm Owners Will No Longer Host Any Wedding Ceremonies After Fined $13K for Refusing Lesbian Ceremony
The owners of a New York farm, who were fined $13,000 for "discriminating" against same-sex couples by refusing wedding service to a lesbian couple due to their religious convictions, have now decided not to hold any marriage ceremonies even though i..
German Homeschoolers Win Custody of Their Kids, But Court Still Calls it Abuse of Parental Authority
An appeals court in Germany has ruled that a family court's decision to keep legal custody of four children away from their parents, Dirk and Petra Wunderlich, was wrong, and ordered that complete custody be returned to the family. However, the court..
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Amid severe international criticism for Russia's incursion into Ukraine and ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Wales for a NATO summit and to Estonia next week, President Vladimir Putin warned "it is better not to come against Russia" as..
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