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Can Government Withhold Benefits From Churches? Supreme Court will Decide

The legal nonprofit contends in the case that based upon the First Amendment the government cannot exclude religious organizations from government programs that provide purely non-religious benefits.

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Franklin Graham Visits Iraqi Church Destroyed by ISIS, Finds Something Amazing in Rubble

The day before Easter Sunday, Graham visited a church that had been burned and destroyed by ISIS and met with the pastor. What he found in the rubble was incredible.

[Gospel Herald] Franklin Graham has revealed that while visiting the charred remains of a church that had been burned and destroyed by ISIS; he found the pages of a Bible bearing a timely verse....

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Trump Faces Heavy Issues Heading into His 100th Day

As the president approaches his first 100 days in office, he's facing a slew of international hot spots and a number of pressing matters here at home.

[CBN News] President Trump welcomed Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni to the White House for an official visit Thursday....

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President Trump Responds to Paris Shooting: "It Looks Like Another Terrorist Attack"

Paris police say a gunman has killed a police officer and wounded another before being killed himself in an attack on the Champs-Elysees shopping district.

[CBN News] Paris police spokeswoman Johanna Primevert told The Associated Press that the attacker targeted police guarding the area near the Franklin Roosevelt subway station Thursday night at the center of the avenue popular with tourists....

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Aaron Hernandez Had John 3:16 Scrawled Across His Forehead When He Died

John 3:16 proclaims, "For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have eternal life."

[Charisma News] Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez reportedly had "John 3:16" scrawled across his forehead and red marks on his hands and feet when he allegedly committed suicide....

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"Australia First": Australian "Values" Test Will be New Requirement for Citizenship

[Reuters] Australia plans to raise the bar for handing out citizenships by lengthening the waiting period, adding a new "Australian values" test and raising the standard for English language as part of a shakeup of its immigration program… continue reading here....

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What do They Know? Senator Predicts Supreme Court Will Have an Opening This Summer

[Fox News] Mere days after Justice Neil Gorsuch was seated on the Supreme Court, restoring the panel to full strength, a top Senate Republican said the court could soon be down a member once again – in turn giving President Trump another big appointment… click here to continue reading....

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Fox News' Biggest Ex-Star, Bill O'Reilly, Responds after Being Fired from Network

The decision was made while O'Reilly was on vacation, just days after he was seen shaking hands with the pope at the Vatican.

[CBN News] Bill O'Reilly has lost his job at Fox News Channel after nearly 20 years on the cable network....

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Almost as Many Americans Died of Drug Overdoses in 2015 as in "12 Years in Vietnam"

[Breitbart News] U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly has largely blamed Latin American drug cartels for the unprecedented 52,000-plus drug overdose deaths in America during 2015 alone, the latest year for which data is available… continue reading here....

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Attempt to "Humiliate" President Trump Bombs in Georgia

Both parties see the race as a test, an early indicator of what lies ahead in the 2018 congressional mid-term elections so Democrats have been trying to make it a referendum on the president.

(Atlanta, GA) — [CBN News] Democrats were desperate for a win at the ballot box against President Trump, but they failed to get one Tuesday night in Georgia....

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BREAKING! Bill O'Reilly, Host of Hugely Popular "O-Reilly Factor" is Officially Done at Fox News

[Breitbart News] “After a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the Company and Bill O’Reilly have agreed that Bill O’Reilly will not be returning to the Fox News Channel ...” Continue reading here....

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This "Widow's Mite" Saved Her Church

"It's ironic that the last few hours before our financial deadline, the congregation had to do exactly what the coin's motto said over a hundred years ago: trust God." – Pastor Ben Lamb

(Valparaiso, IN) — [CBN News] It's a modern-day story that calls back to Biblical times.  An Indiana widow donates a rare 19th-century U.S. gold coin to a church just days away from a financial deadline for a new building. The coin proves to be far more valuable than the church ever expected....

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Suicide Prevention Barriers Going Up on Golden Gate Bridge: "Bittersweet Ceremony" Marks Start of Project

[CBS News] Work officially began [last] Thursday on a net under the Golden Gate Bridge intended to prevent and deter the dozens of suicides that take place at the iconic landmark each year, CBS San Francisco reported… continue reading here....

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Attorney General Sessions: Notorious MS-13 Gang Could be Designated a "Terrorist Organization"

[The Hill] "We can devastate this gang. We're going after them. We're not going to allow them to take over a block, a corner of our communities and terrorize people with this violence…" continue reading here....

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Ex-NFL Player, Convicted Murderer, Aaron Hernandez Found Dead in Prison Cell

[ABC News] Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez was found dead this morning after hanging himself in his prison cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder, according to the Massachusetts Department of Correction… continue reading here....

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Octopuses Are Outsmarting Darwin: "Evidence Demolishes Evolution"

Octopuses are some of the most intelligent of all invertebrate life.

[Christian Headlines] Octopuses can unlock aquarium tanks and escape, camouflage themselves by changing color and shape and can twist lids off jars to get a delicacy inside. Other sea creatures in the same group, called coleoid cephalopods, also show high levels of intelligence. Squid communicate with each other by flashing colors at varying speeds, and cuttlefish learn from visual information before they are born....

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"I Refused to Die!" Holocaust Survivor’s Stunning Message About the Healing Power of Forgiveness

"Nobody ever wants to be a victim but there are victims in the world and if I can give them one gift they can use is to try to forgive and heal themselves." – Eva Kor

(Columbus, OH) — [Faithwire] A Holocaust survivor who was awarded by the governor of Indiana for her advocacy work and her stunning willingness to forgive her Nazi captors delivered a passionate, must-read message to every member of Congress during her acceptance speech last week....

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These Young Professionals Are Transforming Muslim-Majority Central Asia for Christ

"Laws [enacted recently] have forced Christians to be more creative and invent new approaches to sharing the Gospel," – Dr. Michael Cherenkov

(Kyrgyzstan) — [CBN News] The growth of Islamic extremism helped make 2016 the worst year ever for Christian persecution....

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Chelsea Clinton Defends Donald Trump's Children After Calls to Stop Their Secret Service Protection

[The Independent] Ms. Clinton also defended the youngest of the Trump Children, Barron who is just 11 years old, after he was subject to a torrent of memes mocking his facial expressions and accusing him of looking bored on inauguration day... continue reading (more)


A Confident Neil Gorsuch Had "Clear Views on How Cases Should be Resolved" on First Day in Court: Was "Energetic, Enthusiastic, and Well-Prepared"

[LA Times] A confident Justice Neil M. Gorsuch took his seat on the Supreme Court for the first time Monday and quickly joined colleagues in firing questions at lawyers in three highly procedural disputes... continue reading here.

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BREAKING! Facebook Live Murderer Kills Himself During Police Pursuit

The man who randomly killed a Cleveland retiree and posted video of the crime on Facebook shot himself to death on Tuesday in Pennsylvania, police said … continue reading here....

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A Cup of Tea Every Day Keeps Dementia Away

Those who drank tea daily – regardless of what kind of tea as long as it was freshly brewed -- reduced their risk of cognitive decline by 50 percent. Participants who carried the gene associated with Alzheimer's disease saw a diminished risk of cognitive impairment by up to 86 percent.

(Singapore) — Drinking tea as a senior citizen — especially those at higher risk of diseases like Alzheimer's — could help prevent serious mental decline, a new study finds....

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How God Gave This Hispanic Janitor at Frito-Lay a Vision for Flamin' Hot Cheetos: His Incredible Testimony About "The Revelation That Caused a Revolution"

"God gives you the ability to see the unseen. He'll give you a vision. I saw how God brought things into existence out of nothing. I prayed to God to give me that ability. I said, ‘God give me an idea.' He literally gave me an idea of Hot Cheetos." -- Richard Montañez

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These Prayer Warriors Fasted on Palm Sunday to Fight "Suicide Spirit" Over Rocky Mountain States

"The only thing that's going to break suicide, depression, anxiety and all of that is the knowledge of the Savior who gave Himself up on a cross to offer eternal life." — Landon Hairgrove

(Denver, CO) — [God Reports] Pastors and prayer warriors in Colorado fasted all day Palm Sunday (April 9), then gathered in the evening to wage spiritual warfare against an enemy that's killing more people in the Rocky Mountain region than any other part of the nation....

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117 Years! World's Oldest Woman Says Serving God Is the Secret

She is especially fond of the part of the Scripture in the Bible that says "honor your parents that your days on this earth may be long."

[CBN News] Violet Mosse-Brown, affectionately known as 'Aunt V', has now been declared the oldest living person in the world....

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House to Unveil New Health Care Bill Over the Weekend

The deal—brokered by centrist Tuesday Group co-chair Tom MacArthur of New Jersey and hard-right Freedom Caucus head Mark Meadows of North Carolina— proposes giving States more flexibility to opt out of major Obamacare provisions, while preserving popular protections like the law's ban on discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions.

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Iowa House Votes To Defund Planned Parenthood

"Patients, not politicians, should decide how and where they receive their medical care," Democratic Rep. Beth Wessel-Kroeschell said. "Stop playing politics with the health of Iowans. Stop the ideological train and fund the programs that are important to Iowa's most vulnerable citizens."

(Des Moines, IA) — [LifeSiteNews] The Iowa House of Representatives voted this week to deny $400,000 to 12 Planned Parenthood clinics in the state and redirect patients to other federally-qualified community health facilities....

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Nikki Haley Urges UN to Shift its Criticism from Israel to Iran

"We have lots of meetings on specific countries and conflicts in this region but this debate is our opportunity to talk about the Middle East as a whole. Regrettably, these monthly meetings routinely turn into Israel-bashing sessions," said Nikki Haley, United States Ambassador to the United Nations.

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Paris Terror Attack Halts Presidential Campaign, But Looms Large As Vote Nears

[Fox News] An apparent terror attack at one of Paris' most storied landmarks has forced an early end to campaigning in Sunday's presidential election, but the murder of a cop on the Champs-Elysees could have a huge effect on the race even as candidates are silenced… click here to continue reading....

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CROSS-COUNTRY MANHUNT ENDS: Tennessee Amber Alert Teacher Caught, Student Safe

[FoxNews.com] Tad Cummins, 50, was arrested and 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas was "safely recovered," TBI tweeted. Officials planned a news conference later Thursday afternoon… click here to continue reading.

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Wow! Israel Develops "Membranes" That Remove Viruses From Drinking Water That Cause Host of Illnesses

"This is an urgent matter of public safety. Insufficient removal of human Adenovirus in municipal wastewater, for example, has been detected as a contaminant in U.S. drinking water sources, including the Great Lakes and worldwide." – Ben-Gurion University researchers

(Israel) – Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed novel ultrafiltration membranes that significantly improve the virus-removal process from treated municipal wastewater used for drinking in water-scarce cities....

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God Orchestrated? Incredible Story of How McDonalds Employees' Heroic Actions Helped End the Manhunt for the "Facebook Killer"

Indeed, a very brave move. They knew full well what this man was capable of and decided to help anyway.

(Erie, PA) — [Faithwire] Steve Stephens has been on the run since Sunday, after murdering a 74-year-old man who he shot at random. He recorded the murder on his phone, then later posted the horrific act on Facebook....

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New England Patriots at the White House Compare Their Comeback Super Bowl Win to Trump's Presidential Race

"Whether trying to win a Super Bowl or rebuilding our country there are no days off." – President Donald Trump

(Washington, DC) — [CBN News] Most of the players for the New England Patriots were at the White House Wednesday  to take a victory lap after their Super Bowl win over the Atlanta Falcons....

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Trump to Host Abbas May 3 at White House, Seeks 'Conflict-Ending' Deal

"They will use the visit to reaffirm the commitment of both the United States and Palestinian leadership to pursuing and ultimately concluding a conflict-ending settlement between the Palestinians and Israel," White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Wednesday.

[Breaking Israel News] President Donald Trump is set to host Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas May 3 at the White House as he seeks to forge an elusive peace deal between the Israelis and Palestinians....

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Bill O'Reilly's Parting Statement After Being Dropped by Fox News: Says Harassment Claims "Completely Unfounded"

"I wish only the best for Fox News Channel." – Bill O'Reilly

[BILLOREILLY.COM] "Over the past 20 years at Fox News, I have been extremely proud to launch and lead one of the most successful news programs in history, which has consistently informed and entertained millions of Americans and significantly contributed to building Fox into the dominant news network in television. It is tremendously disheartening that we part ways due to completely unfounded claims....

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Music Celebrity Selena Gomez on Going Back to Her Christian Roots: "By Grace Through Faith"

"I think 17 people have my phone number right now. Maybe two are famous." – Selena Gomez

(Hollywood, CA) — [CBN News] Selena Gomez says she is closer to her church friends these days and is spending less time with the Hollywood crowd....

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Baseball Great Jackie Robinson: How His Faith Sustained Him Through Emotional, Physical Torment and Abuse

"Much has been written about Robinson. But little has been said about how his faith carried him through the torment and abuse he suffered." — Chris Lamb, co-author of "Jackie Robinson: A Spiritual Biography; The Faith of a Boundary-Breaking Hero"

(Indianapolis, IN) — No athlete ever faced greater pressure and suffered more abuse than he did. Yet he didn't just endure; he thrived as he changed baseball and American society forever....

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Meet the Pro-Life Woman From Georgia Who Won the First Round Congressional Seat Race Against Planned Parenthood Supporter Jon Ossoff

"Karen Handel is the only candidate with the courage to stand up to the abortion lobby. While working at the Susan G. Komen Foundation, she was instrumental in exposing Planned Parenthood's deception and failure to provide mammograms." — Marjorie Dannenfelser

(Atlanta, GA) — [LifeSiteNews] Pro-life Catholic Karen Handel will face Planned Parenthood-supported Democrat Jon Ossoff in a run-off election on June 20 for Georgia's sixth congressional district....

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Hate Hollywood But Want to Love and Pray for the Lost There? Insider Explains How Christianity is Growing in "One of the Loneliest Cities Ever"

"Most of the time when I pray for someone they start crying … I mean, the hunger for wanting love is so powerful here." — Karen Covell, former film producer

(Hollywood, CA) — [CBN News] If box office success is any indication, Christian entertainment is on the rise in Hollywood. Faith-based films such as "The Shack," "Miracles from Heaven" and "The Case for Christ" have scored with audiences nationwide....

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Pro-Family Group in This State Fights to Protect Their Children From Planned Parenthoods Perverted Education Agenda

"When I ask legislators or concerned parents how they would define a 'bisexual relationship' as required by these bills, I am usually met with confused looks. This begs the question: Exactly what type of discussion is that going to be for school children as young as kindergarten?" — Massachusetts Family Institute President Andrew Beckwith

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"Allahu Akbar" vs. "God is Great": The AP Cover-Up on Recent Fresno Attack and Why Words Matters

"The war-cry is mistranslated in the Western media as 'God is great.' But the actual meaning is 'Allah is greater,' meaning "Allah is greater than your God or government." – Robert Spencer

(Fresno, CA) — [Charisma News] Kori Ali Muhammad is suspected of fatally shooting three people in Fresno, California. When the police were taking him into custody, he shouted an all-too-familiar phrase in the world of radical Islam....

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7 Proven Black Seed Oil Benefits & Cures

With virtually no side effects, the healing prowess of black seed is actually quite unbelievable and it boggles the mind that most Americans have never heard of it!

[Food is Medicine] Of the 630 scientific peer-reviewed articles that have been published about black seed oil benefits, one fact is clear: there are few issues that it cannot help the body overcome. With virtually no side effects, the healing prowess of black seed is actually quite unbelievable and it boggles the mind that most Americans have never heard of it! (Photo Credit: Dr....

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Must See! Veteran With Prosthetic Leg Carries Boston Marathon Runner, American Flag Across the Finish Line

These heroes had a goal to inspire others.

(Boston, MA) — [Faithwire] This year's Boston Marathon featured several unlikely heroes....

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These Easter Day Photos From Iraq Went Viral. Here's Why

[The Daily Wire] "What does resurrection look like? This," Hazem Farraj, a Palestinian-American Christian televangelist writes above a Facebook post showing photos of a brave unidentified soldier mounting the cross of Christ on the consecrated grounds of a hilltop church turned to rubble by ISIS occupation … continue reading here....

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British Prime Minister Theresa May Defends the Right of Citizens to Speak About Their "Faith in Christ"

An independent think tank says the 2010 British Equality Act has turned human rights into a "weapon" against religious freedom.

(London, England) — [CBN News] British Prime Minister Theresa May is praising the role of Christianity and defending the right of people to speak about their faith, even as British Christians are facing growing government oppression around the practice of their beliefs....

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Vice-President Pence Thanks American and South Korean Troops at "Historic Frontier of Freedom"

"We express the resolve of the people of the United States of America to stand together in the months and years ahead with the people of South Korea to both preserve their freedom and ensure the objective of a denuclearized Korean Peninsula." – Vice-President Mike Pence

(South Korea) — [Department of Defense] Vice President Mike Pence spoke to U.S. and South Korean troops today and answered their questions at the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, where he reaffirmed the U.S....

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Vice-President Pence Reassures Japan as North Korea Threatens "Weekly" Tests

"The alliance between the United States and Japan is the cornerstone of peace and security in Northeast Asia." – Vice-President Mike Pence

(Japan) — [Reprinted with permission of the Times of Israel] US Vice President Mike Pence reiterated his country's commitment to the security of Japan on Tuesday, as North Korea intensified concerns over its weapons program with a vow to launch missile tests "every week....

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Children of the "Gentle, God-Fearing" Man Murdered Live on Facebook Have This Extraordinary Message for His Killer

"The thing I would take away most from our father is that he taught us about God: how to fear God, how to love God and how to forgive." — Tonya Godwin-Baines

(Cleveland, OH) — [CBN News] The children of the 74-year-old Cleveland man who was gunned down in a Facebook LIVE video over the weekend are forgiving their father's killer....

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