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Port Authority explosion: Suspect ID'd in 'attempted terrorist attack'

By worthynews | Dec 12, 2017

(Worthy News) – A Bangladeshi man reportedly inspired by ISIS set off a pipe bomb inside New York’s Port Authority bus terminal during rush hour Monday morning, sowing mass chaos but causing few injuries — likely because the “attempted terrorist” detonated his “low tech device” prematurely. Akayed Ullah, 27, set off the “effectively low tech…

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Putin declares victory against 'terrorists' in Syria

By worthynews | Dec 12, 2017

(Worthy News) – Russian President Vladimir Putin declared victory against “terrorists” in Syria on Monday during a surprise visit to a Russian military base in the county, where he also announced a partial pullout of Russian troops. It was Mr. Putin’s first trip to Syria, where Russia launched an air campaign in 2015 that allowed…

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Congress ignores Trump’s deadline on Iran nuclear deal

By worthynews | Dec 12, 2017

(Worthy News) – Congress is about to miss what was widely seen as a deadline to deal with President Trump’s demands for a harder line on the Iran nuclear deal, failing to agree on new sanctions against Tehran and punting the future of the deal back to Mr. Trump. A Republican legislative push to establish…

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Hindu Extremists Beat Pastors, Stop Gospel Event in India

By worthynews | Dec 12, 2017

(Worthy News) – Berating and slapping two pastors into signing an apology letter before police, Hindu extremists stopped a planned three-day gospel meeting in Chhattisgarh state, India minutes before it was to begin, sources said. Hindu nationalists beat pastor Vijay Jogi and pastor Santosh Rao minutes before the start of the first meeting, where about…

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University of Iowa ousts Christian student group for requiring leaders to follow Christian teaching

By worthynews | Dec 12, 2017

(Worthy News) – A Christian student group that requires its leaders to pledge to uphold core values like avoiding “sexual immorality” sued the University of Iowa Monday after the school kicked it off campus. Business Leaders in Christ (BLinC) makes all of its student leaders vow to uphold the group’s faith statement, which says they…

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Franklin Graham Holds Rare Crusade in Vietnam, Says Communist Gov't Is Warming Toward Christianity

By worthynews | Dec 12, 2017

(Worthy News) – Evangelist Franklin Graham said that multitudes responded to Jesus Christ during his two-day evangelistic crusade in Vietnam, and argued that the Communist government there is starting to warm up to Christianity. “I just concluded a Crusade in Hanoi. This is the first time an evangelistic event like this has been held in…

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House Republicans urge repeal of Obamacare individual mandate penalties in tax bill

By worthynews | Dec 12, 2017

(Worthy News) – House Republicans on Monday urged congressional leaders to include the repeal of Obamacare’s individual mandate penalty in the final version of the tax bill. “Including language to repeal this harmful policy will return personal decisions about healthcare choices to patients, fulfilling a key promise we have made to the American people,” nearly…

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Putin visits Egypt in sign of closer ties

By worthynews | Dec 12, 2017

(Worthy News) – Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Egypt on Monday, where he signed a deal to advance plans for a nuclear reactor but disappointed his hosts by delaying the resumption of direct flights that were suspended after the 2015 bombing of a Russian passenger plane. During Putin’s second visit to Egypt in as many…

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Palestinian leader Abbas in Cairo, Istanbul to rally region over Jerusalem

By worthynews | Dec 12, 2017

(Worthy News) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday intensified efforts to rally Middle Eastern countries against US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, setting up talks with Arab leaders beginning in Cairo. Abbas will meet President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt, which has been a key broker in past peace talks with Israel and…

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