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Justice Department reverses Eric Holder policy on civil asset forfeiture

By worthynews | Jul 24, 2017

(Worthy News) – Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday rolled out a new civil asset forfeiture policy aimed at expanding law enforcement’s ability to seize property from people suspected of criminal activity. Sessions’ new policy reverses a 2015 decision by former Attorney General Eric Holder that put restrictions on civil asset forfeiture. Holder’s memo told…

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'Campaign for Jerusalem' has begun, Palestinian Authority Claims

By worthynews | Jul 24, 2017

(Worthy News) – The Palestinian Authority’s ruling Fatah party called Saturday for a continued struggle “to take control of the Al-Aqsa mosque.” In a statement sent to supporters, the movement of PA President Mahmoud Abbas said the “campaign for Jerusalem has effectively begun, and will not stop until a Palestinian victory and the release of…

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Three Israelis Dead, One Wounded in West Bank Stabbing Attack

By worthynews | Jul 24, 2017

(Worthy News) – Three Israelis were killed and one seriously wounded in a stabbing attack in the West Bank town of Halamish on Friday evening. The Israel Defense Forces reported that a Palestinian assailant infiltrated a private home in the community of Halamish, also known as Neve Tsuf, north west of Ramallah, and stabbed four…

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Trump axes 860 Obama regulations, 179 from 'secret' list

By worthynews | Jul 24, 2017

(Worthy News) – White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney accused the Obama administration Thursday of keeping a “secret list” of proposed regulations during Mr. Obama’s eight-year regulatory onslaught against businesses, and touted President Trump’s rollback of more than 800 Obama-era rules and proposals. Of the 860 rules or proposed rules that the Trump administration has…

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Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary, calls Scaramucci hire a mistake

By worthynews | Jul 24, 2017

(Worthy News) – In another White House staff shakeup, President Trump appointed friend and New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as his communications director Friday, a move that prompted press secretary Sean Spicer to resign. Mr. Trump offered Mr. Scaramucci the job Friday morning and asked Mr. Spicer to stay on. But Mr. Spicer, who along…

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World Council of Churches Endorses Palestinian Protests Over Temple Mount Security Measures

By worthynews | Jul 24, 2017

(Worthy News) – The World Council of Churches (WCC) has declared its support for the Palestinian campaign against Israeli control of Jerusalem’s holy sites, describing new Israeli security measures at the Temple Mount as a “corrosive act in the midst of an already-fragile peace.” “Keeping the historical status quo and supporting equal rights for Christians,…

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Arab League to hold urgent meeting over Jerusalem tensions

By worthynews | Jul 24, 2017

(Worthy News) – The Arab League will hold an urgent meeting on Thursday to discuss the escalating crisis surrounding Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, amid widespread unrest in the Israeli capital and the West Bank. In a series of tweets, Safadi said Jordan was working to “protect [and] restore calm” to the holy site in Jerusalem. He…

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Second Gaza rocket in 24 hours hits southern Israel

By worthynews | Jul 24, 2017

(Worthy News) – A rocket launched from the Gaza Strip late on Sunday night landed in open territory near Israel’s security fence in the Eshkol Regional Council. In response to the rocket attack, Hebrew media reported that an IDF tank struck a Hamas position in the southern Gaza Strip. This is the second rocked launched…

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IDF foresees possible outbreak of new intifada as tensions escalate

By worthynews | Jul 24, 2017

(Worthy News) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened the Diplomatic-Security Cabinet on Sunday in the wake of the deadly terrorist attack in Halamish Friday evening and ongoing riots over tensions on the Temple Mount. On Saturday, Netanyahu sent his condolences to the family of the victims of the attack in Halamish. “This is a terrorist…

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Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM) creates opportunities for churches to work in collaboration and cooperation to serve the critical needs of their neighbors. ABCCM is a coalition of area congregations that respond to emergency assistance needs in Asheville and Buncombe County for families in poverty, those incarcerated, the homeless and the uninsured.

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