The thousands of women and girls being used by the Islamic State terror group as sex slaves attempt to make themselves look less beautiful by covering their faces in dirt, an escaped Yazidi boy has said, but they still get beaten and raped by the terrorists.
"The girls were covering their faces with dirt, trying to make themselves less beautiful. But if they were caught doing that they were beaten. They were all beaten and taken away. ISIS beat us too," 15-year-old Ahmed Amin Koro told Fox News after escaping an IS training camp and fleeing to northern Iraq.
He said both male and female prisoners are treated terribly inside IS camps. Children are woken before sunrise each morning and forced to recite Islamic prayers; they are fed only with scraps, and washed with contaminated water. more >>
Sadie Robertson has joined the cast of the film "I'm Not Ashamed," which is about the first student killed in Columbine High School, Rachel Joy Scott, who was targeted because of her Christian faith.
Scott was the first of 12 students and one teacher who were gunned down at Columbine on April 20, 1999, and the film is based on her journals, which are said to be honest and heartfelt accounts of her life.
The title, "I'm Not Ashamed" is taken directly from Scott's writings. She prayed, "Father, use my life to touch the world and let your light shine through me." more >>
A lawsuit which claims that physically challenged children were discriminated against by a North Carolina-based megachurch has increased by one more family.
Filed in January of this year, the suit pending against Calvary Church now represents five families whose children once attended the megachurch's daycare and claim the children were unfairly removed or denied admittance because of their medical conditions, according to a report from WSOC-TV.
One woman said in the suit that her 5-year-old son was removed from the school because of his developmental delays, while another mother claimed that her 4-year-old toddler was forced out because of his perceived attention deficit hyperactive disorder. One couple said their daughter was denied admittance because she was blind, while another parent claimed her son was rejected because of challenges he faced as an amputee. more >>
Young Earth Creationist Ken Ham has announced that the Ark Encounter project, the life-sized replica of Noah's Ark, is only one month away from its official launch on July 7 in Williamstown, Kentucky.
"I'm thrilled to announce that one month today the most authentic re-creation of Noah's Ark in the world opens to public at the Ark Encounter, and it will be a great reminder of God's Word and the Gospel," Ham wrote on Facebook Wednesday.
"So get ready to get on a shuttle bus beginning July 7 to take beautiful mile long ride to see the Ark at the Ark Encounter." more >>
"The Conjuring 2" is written by Christian screenwriters Chad and Carey Hills, and in their new horror film they hope to spread the message that God will conquer evil.
New Line Cinema's supernatural thriller "The Conjuring 2," directed by James Wan ("Furious 7"), brings to the silver screen another real case of the paranormal from the files of renowned demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren, who use their faith to drive out demons. The hair-raising thriller will hit theaters June 10.
Reprising their roles, Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga ("Up In the Air," TV's "Bates Motel") and Patrick Wilson (the "Insidious" films), star as Lorraine and Ed Warren, respectively, in one of their most terrifying paranormal investigations when they travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits. more >>
A businessman in Turkey is running a store that employs children as young as 9 to make uniforms for Islamic State terrorists.
The U.K.-based publication The Daily Mail reported Monday that 35-year-old Abu Zakour runs the business on the Turkish border and staffs it with Syrian refugee children.
"The Syrian boys — and a couple of girls hidden upstairs — are paid a minimum of 40 Turkish lira (£10) a day to stitch, cut and measure out the camouflage material and help their older colleagues piece together the uniforms that get smuggled across the border to rebel groups," reported the Daily Mail. more >>