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Global Leaders Pledge to Fight ISIS 'by Any Means Necessary' But Pathway to Victory Uncertain Without Support From Iran and Syria
While diplomats from 26 countries pledged to unite to fight ISIS "by any means necessary" at a conference in Paris Monday, the pathway to defeating the militant Islamic terror group appeared far from certain as Syria and Iran, the two countries shari..
In Defense of Christians Says Ted Cruz Was Not Booed; Critics Wanted Him to Focus on Christians in Middle East, Not Israel
In Defense of Christians, the nonprofit organization that has made protecting Christians in the Middle East its mission, challenged media reports Friday that Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, was booed offstage at their inaugural Summit Gala Dinner Wednesday f..
Just weeks after the world was forced to witness the beheading of American journalist James Foley by terror group ISIS, his mother, Diane Foley, says she's "embarrassed and appalled" by the way the Obama administration handled her son's abduction. Sh..
Grief, Talks of War and Terror Punctuate Dignified 9/11 Memorial Service as Families of Victims Support Obama's Strategy to Combat ISIS
Under overcast skies in downtown New York City, the grieving families of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks remembered their loved ones in a dignified memorial service punctuated by bouts of tears, moments of silence and muted anger over thei..
US Will Lead Broad Coalition to Fight ISIS, Says Obama in Speech; Fight Will Be Different From Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan
In a highly anticipated speech on fighting ISIS, President Barack Obama announced Wednesday night that the U.S. will lead a broad coalition of "friends and allies" to push back the threat of the terror group. Obama also attempted to assure Americans ..
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After Boy Scouts Split Over Openly Gay Youth, Christian Alternative Trail Life USA Draws More Than 14K Members in Less Than a Year
Trail Life USA, a new "unapologetically Christian" alternative to the Boy Scouts of America, has attracted more than 14,000 members since it launched in January, and about half are former Boy Scouts who left the organization after it lifted its ban o..
Potential 2016 presidential contender and renowned neurosurgeon Ben Carson is receiving heavy criticism online after calling for caution in responding to the domestic violence case involving former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and advising ..
9/11 Families Sponsor Anti-Islamophobia Campaign for Anniversary of Tragedy; Study Claims Islamophobia Is on the Rise in US
The organization September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows has launched a campaign against Islamophobia through a new bus ad promoting religious tolerance and interfaith unity in New York City. This comes just after a recent poll conducted by th..
Pastor Shot in Head During Road Rage Incident Says 'Angels Took the Bullet for Me ... You Could Literally See Where Bullet Stopped'
A 22-year-old West Palm Beach, Florida, pastor who police say was shot in the head when a stranger fired bullets at him during a road rage incident in July, recently declared at a fundraiser for his family that "angels took the bullet for me."
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One of two witnesses to the Michael Brown shooting, identified as an outsider who was working in Ferguson the day the teen was shot, is sharing his perspective on what happened, including the claim that Brown told his colleague about Jesus just minut..
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Victoria Osteen Chides Critics: I Didn't Mean Parishioners Shouldn't Worship God … That's Ridiculous
After weathering a blistering week of scorn and ridicule for controversial comments she made during a worship service at the popular Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, including a declaration that worship is not for God, co-pastor Victoria Osteen now..
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A Mason City, Iowa, mother was recently left in shock after her 13-year-old son and his 14-year-old step-brother were arrested and charged with felonies for stripping the bark of a mature tree that was already falling off.
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Judge Cries as She Sentences White Man to 17 Years for Fatally Shooting Unarmed Black Teen Renisha McBride on His Porch
Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Dana Hathaway was brought to tears in Detroit Wednesday as she sentenced 55-year-old white homeowner Theodore Wafer to at least 17 years in prison for fatally shooting Renisha McBride, 17, on his front porch as she tr..
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