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US church shootings: Incidents from Sutherland Springs to Charleston

By worthynews | Nov 8, 2017

(Worthy News) – A gunman opened fire in a shooting at a Texas church on Sunday. The incident took place in Sutherland Springs, which is 30 miles southeast of San Antonio. Below are other church shootings you should know about. [ Source: Fox News (Read More…) ]

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Comey draft statement on Clinton emails called her actions 'grossly negligent,' new memos show

By worthynews | Nov 8, 2017

(Worthy News) – Newly reported memos to Congress released Monday showed that language was softened between an early draft and the final copy of former FBI Director James Comey’s statement closing out the Hillary Clinton email case. Originally Comey accused the former secretary of state of being “grossly negligent” in handling classified information in a…

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Christian Missionary Killed in Nigeria

By worthynews | Nov 8, 2017

(Worthy News) – The British government on Monday announced the death of one Christian missionary who had been abducted in Nigeria last month and said three other missionaries had been freed. The British Foreign Office said Ian Squire, who had been working with a Christian medical charity in southern Nigeria, was killed, but did not…

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Islamic State claims attack on TV station in Afghan capital

By worthynews | Nov 8, 2017

(Worthy News) – Militant group Islamic State on Tuesday claimed responsibility for an attack on a television station in Kabul, in which gunmen disguised as police killed a security guard and opened fire on staff, the latest assault on media workers in Afghanistan. Afghan special forces suppressed the attack on Shamshad TV, a private Pashto-language…

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A Saudi-orchestrated resignation throws Lebanon into turmoil

By worthynews | Nov 8, 2017

(Worthy News) – Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s abrupt resignation over the weekend was bizarre even by the often twisted standards of Lebanese politics: He made the surprise announcement from the Saudi capital in a pre-recorded message on a Saudi-owned TV station. Stunned Lebanese are convinced Saudi Arabia, Hariri’s longtime ally, forced him to step down…

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Atheist Church Shooter Threatened Mother-in-Law, Received Bad Conduct Discharge

By worthynews | Nov 8, 2017

(Worthy News) – CBN News is learning more about the gunman who opened fire inside First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas Sunday, killing 26 people and wounding 20 more in the deadliest church shooting in U.S. history. Four of the victims are in serious condition and 10 are in critical condition. The youngest victim…

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Texas Church Attack: Security is 'Probably on the Mind of Every Pastor'

By worthynews | Nov 8, 2017

(Worthy News) – Churches are some of the most vulnerable places on the planet when it comes to crime, security experts say. Sunday’s massacre at a Baptist church in Texas drove the point home for many, but for law enforcement–it’s been a reality for years. Sheriff Robert Chody oversees law enforcement for half a million…

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Shooting Outside Fresno Church Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Injured

By worthynews | Nov 8, 2017

(Worthy News) – Fresno police say a suspect, 64-year-old Manuel Garcia, waited for services to end before opening fire on his estranged wife, 61-year-old Martha Garcia, and her 51-year-old boyfriend who she went to church with. The woman was killed by the gunfire and the man was taken to the hospital. Police Chief Jerry Dyer…

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Hindu Extremists Beat Pastor Unconscious in Southern India after 'Miraculous' Conversions

By worthynews | Nov 8, 2017

(Worthy News) – Weeks after a pastor led five families to faith in Christ in southern India, masked men on motorbikes intercepted him on his way home from worship and tried to kill him, sources said. Pastor Banothu Sevya, 26, was in a coma for 48 hours after the drunken Hindu extremists beat him in…

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