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Federal agents found fetuses in body broker's warehouse

By worthynews | Dec 27, 2017

(Worthy News) – Federal agents discovered four preserved fetuses in the Detroit warehouse of a man who sold human body parts, confidential photographs reviewed by Reuters show. The fetuses were found during a December 2013 raid of businessman Arthur Rathburn’s warehouse. The fetuses, which appear to have been in their second trimester, were submerged in…

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Russia Plans National Biometric Database Starting Next Year

By worthynews | Dec 27, 2017

(Worthy News) – Russia will get a country-wide biometric database for financial services starting next summer, the central bank said. The system will expand access to banking by letting people open accounts without having to visit a branch and is a key milestone in digitizing financial services, the Bank of Russia said in a statement.…

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Russia establishing permanent presence at two Syrian bases

By worthynews | Dec 27, 2017

(Worthy News) – Russia has begun forming a “permanent presence” at two military bases in Syria, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said. During a conference call on Tuesday, Shoigu said Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the structure and personnel strength at Russia’s main bases in Syria’s Tartus and Hmeymim bases, Russia’s state-run Tass news agency…

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U.S. sanctions North Korean missile experts, Russia offers to mediate

By worthynews | Dec 27, 2017

(Worthy News) – The United States announced sanctions on two North Korean officials behind their country’s ballistic missile program on Tuesday, while Russia reiterated an offer to mediate to ease tensions between Washington and Pyongyang. The new U.S. steps were the latest in a campaign aimed at forcing North Korea – which has defied years…

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Hamas ‘Just Waiting for Abbas to Die,’ as Palestinian Unity Deal Falters

By worthynews | Dec 27, 2017

(Worthy News) – Hamas’ latest effort to join a Palestinian unity government is little more than a facade. Instead, the terror group’s top immediate objective is to seize control of Judea and Samaria and turn it into a second Gaza, according to the assessments of Israeli defense experts. After years of failed attempts at reconciliation,…

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IDF warns Gaza tensions could erupt into new conflict — report

By worthynews | Dec 27, 2017

(Worthy News) – The Israel Defense Forces has reportedly warned senior government ministers the situation in the Gaza Strip is incendiary and could lead to a new round of violence with Hamas. Senior defense officials told ministers at Sunday’s briefing for the high-level security cabinet that the Gaza-based terrorist group has no interest in starting…

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U.S. appeals court rejects challenge to Trump voter fraud panel

By worthynews | Dec 27, 2017

(Worthy News) – A U.S. appeals court in Washington on Tuesday upheld a lower court’s decision to allow President Donald Trump’s commission investigating voter fraud to request data on voter rolls from U.S. states. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) watchdog group, which…

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NYC, SF, Philly sue Pentagon over gun-check system

By worthynews | Dec 27, 2017

(Worthy News) – Three cities — New York City, San Francisco and Philadelphia — sued the U.S. Department of Defense on Tuesday over what they say are failures in reporting information to the federal database on gun licensing and sales. The cities filed a lawsuit in federal court in Virginia, claiming the Pentagon didn’t report…

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Texas Church Comes Together for Christmas, Remembers Victims

By worthynews | Dec 27, 2017

(Worthy News) – After facing tragedy less than two months ago, First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas remembered the victims of November’s mass shooting in a special Christmas ceremony. A gunman open fired on the church during Sunday morning worship on November 5th killing 26 people. Since then, the community has mourned and worked…

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