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Hurricane Maria rips into Caribbean and could sling Jose toward the US East Coast

By worthynews | Sep 20, 2017

(Worthy News) – Hurricane Maria made landfall Monday evening as an “extremely dangerous” Category 5 storm on the island of Dominica and is expected wreak devastation across the Caribbean over the next couple of days before making a turn north when it could dance around a meandering Hurricane Jose and send that storm flying toward…

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Christians With Muslim or Buddhist Backgrounds Most Heavily Persecuted in China; Leader Pleads for Bibles

By worthynews | Sep 20, 2017

(Worthy News) – Believers with Muslim and Buddhist backgrounds are the most persecuted Christian groups in China, according to a watchdog organization. And those Christians are in urgent need of Bibles in their own languages. “We need as many Bibles in our own languages as possible,” said Patrick, an MBB (Muslim-background believer) church leader. “We…

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Ahead of UN meet, Trump vows: US won't let Iran take over Syria

By worthynews | Sep 20, 2017

(Worthy News) – “The U.S. won’t let Iran gain control over Syria. The U.S. won’t leave Israel alone in the battlefield,” a senior White House official quoted U.S. President Donald Trump as saying unequivocally in a meeting on the topic over the weekend, amid reports suggesting that Iran was cementing its foothold in Syria and…

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Feds were wiretapping head of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign

By worthynews | Sep 20, 2017

(Worthy News) – U.S. government investigators were wiretapping the head of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, both before and after the election, CNN reported Monday night. Citing “three sources familiar with the investigation,” CNN Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had his phones tapped under secret orders from a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court. “The government…

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St. Louis protesters return to streets after 120 arrested

By worthynews | Sep 20, 2017

(Worthy News) – A large crowd gathered outside the prison in St. Louis, Missouri, overnight to call for the release of protesters still in police custody. Earlier, several hundred people also marched peacefully through the city’s downtown, while high school students in at least two districts also joined a demonstration. Police said there were no…

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With Ballistic Missile Radar, U.S. Opens First Permanent Military Base in Israel

By worthynews | Sep 20, 2017

(Worthy News) – The first permanent U.S. military base in Israel was dedicated on Monday. A few dozen American soldiers will live and work on the base, situated inside the school of the Aerial Defense Division of the Israel Air Force, in the Negev. High-ranking U.S. officers attended the dedication ceremony. Brig. Gen. Zvi Haimovich,…

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Iran Threatens to Destroy Israel's Tel Aviv, But Gulf Arab States Appear Closer to Former Foe

By worthynews | Sep 20, 2017

(Worthy News) – Iran’s army chief warned Monday that his country would immediately lay waste to Israel’s commercial capital of Tel Aviv should Israeli leaders make any mistakes. The threat came just a day before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was set to take the stage to deliver a U.N. General Assembly speech widely believed…

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God is using hurricanes to speak to us, says Anne Graham Lotz

By worthynews | Sep 20, 2017

(Worthy News) – Is God trying to send people a message with all of the catastrophic natural disasters taking place all over the world? As far as Anne Graham Lotz of AnGel Ministries is concerned, the answer is yes. Lotz, the daughter of world-renowned evangelist Billy Graham, wrote in an op-ed piece for Fox News…

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ISIS Calls for 'Lone Wolf' Attacks on Hurricane Victims at Relief Shelters

By worthynews | Sep 20, 2017

(Worthy News) – The Islamic State is calling for lone wolf attacks on hurricane relief centers in Houston and Miami. A confidential document from the Department of Homeland Security’s Southeast Bureau details the threats. The document, obtained by CNBC, says ISIS is using social media to rally fighters and sympathizers to wage jihad against the…

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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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