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City settles lawsuit with fire chief fired for his faith
[Legal-Courts] The former fire chief of Atlanta who has argued over the last few years that he was fired for his Christian faith and beliefs got some good news yesterday.
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Meadows: Religious liberty a high priority for Trump administration
[Persecution] A U.S. congressman who was part of the effort to bring Pastor Andrew Brunson home recalls the "powerful moment" he witnessed as the pastor prayed over the President of the United States.
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Meadows: Religious liberty a high priority for Trump administration
[Poll] A U.S. congressman who was part of the effort to bring Pastor Andrew Brunson home recalls the "powerful moment" he witnessed as the pastor prayed over the President of the United States.
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Open Doors: Don't ignore persecution for diplomacy
[Persecution] An organization that advocates for persecuted Christians around the world is focusing on North Korea as next month's International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church draws near.
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Domestic abuse charges diminishing Ellison's lead
[Politics-govt] Rep. Keith Ellison’s (D-Minn.) lead in the polls – to become Minnesota’s newest attorney general in the midterms – has continued to vanish after his ex-girlfriend’s domestic abuse allegations.
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News from Associated Press

ISTANBUL (October 16, 2018) — A high-level Turkish official says police have found "certain evidence" during their search of the Saudi Consulate showing that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there.

ISTANBUL (October 16, 2018) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met on Tuesday with Saudi Arabia's King Salman over the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, who vanished two weeks ago during a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

ATLANTA (October 16, 2018) — Atlanta's City Council has voted to pay $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the city's former fire chief who was dismissed after he wrote a book that included what the Bible has to say about homosexuality.

BISMARCK, N.D. (October 16, 2018) — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp apologized Tuesday for misidentifying victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse and rape who were listed in a recent North Dakota newspaper ad aimed at her opponent.

WASHINGTON (October 16, 2018) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday criticized a court order that allows for the questioning of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on how a citizenship question came to be added to the 2020 census.

WASHINGTON (October 16, 2018) — U.S. employers posted the most jobs in two decades in August, and hiring also reached a record high, fresh evidence that companies are desperate to staff up amid solid economic growth.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 16, 2018) — A pastor who's an adviser to Tennessee GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Lee says the Bible requires victims of sexual misconduct and other offenses to have at least two or three witnesses.

WASHINGTON (October 16, 2018) — President Donald Trump says Sen. Elizabeth Warren "is getting slammed" for releasing DNA test results showing she has some Native American ancestry. He says she should apologize.


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