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Three Brooklyn Men Who Plotted to Join ISIS, Carry Out U.S. Terror Attack Arrested

NEW YORK – Three would-be jihadists from Brooklyn who plotted to join the Islamic State were nabbed Wednesday—including one who declared himself ready to “execute” President Obama or “plant a bomb in Coney Island.” Two of the suspects—falafel restaurant workers Abdurasul Juraboev and Akhror Saidakhmetov—were expected to be arraigned in Brooklyn Federal Court. The third—kitchenware […]

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Fort Lauderdale Cop Slaps Homeless Man Across Face Who Sought Use of Public Restroom: Video

FORT LAUDERDALE – A video released online shows a Fort Lauderdale police officer slapping a homeless man across the face after he sought to use the restroom at the public bus station, adding to existing concerns over the city’s questionable treatment of the homeless. The video begins by showing the man, Bruce Leclair, walking through […]

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ISIS Kidnaps 150 from Predominantly Christian Area of Syria

TAL SHAMIRAM, Syria – At least 150 people have been kidnapped by the barbaric Islamic group ISIS in what is being reported as a predominantly Christian area of Syria. “We have verified at least 150 people who have been abducted from sources on the ground,” Bassam Ishak, President of the Syriac National Council of Syria, […]

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After Wisconsin Governor Says He ‘Doesn’t Know’ If Obama Is Christian, Radio Host Speaks Out

After Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker told reporters on Saturday that he “doesn’t know” if Barack Obama is a Christian, a nationally-syndicated radio host is speaking out, explaining that just because someone claims to be a Christian, Jesus said that a “tree is known by its fruit.” The Washington Post had posed the question to Walker, the […]

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Prosecutors: Student Charged With Assault Said He Was Re-Enacting ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

CHICAGO – A University of Illinois at Chicago student leader has been charged with sexually assaulting a 19-year-old female student in what Cook County prosecutors say was a re-enactment of scenes from the film “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Freshman Mohammad Hossain, 19, appeared shocked after a Cook County judge set his bail at $500,000, walking […]

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Texas Attorney General Asks State Supreme Court to Void Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ License

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas’ attorney general has asked the state Supreme Court to void a same-sex “marriage” license that was issued to two lesbian women last week as the state does not recognize the union of two women as a marriage. On Thursday, District Judge David Wahlberg ordered that Travis County clerk to issue a […]

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Mississippi Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Affirm Law That May Close State’s Last Abortion Facility

JACKSON, Miss. – Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court, asking that it hear its case surrounding an admitting privileges law that could close the state’s last abortion facility. As previously reported, in 2012, Mississippi legislators enacted a law requiring abortionists to have board certification and obtain hospital admitting […]

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Michigan City Officials Agree to Allow Atheist Display Near City Hall ‘Prayer Station’

WARREN, Mich. – City officials in Warren, Michigan have agreed to allow an atheist display near an existing “prayer station” in city hall, settling a lawsuit filed by several church-state separation groups over the matter. As previously reported, Warren resident and member of the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) Douglas Marshall submitted a request last year […]

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Alabama Governor at Odds with Own Pastor’s Sermon Opposing ‘Gay Marriage’ Ruling

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – A recent sermon delivered by the pastor of Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley reveals that Bentley’s recent decision to follow a federal court ruling striking down the state’s Sanctity of Marriage Act as being unconstitutional is at odds with his church’s teachings on obeying God rather than men. “Here’s what I said to our governor yesterday,” […]

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Virginia Lawmakers Pass Bill That May Allow Homeschoolers to Play School Sports

RICHMOND, Va. – Lawmakers in Virginia have passed a bill named after football great Tim Tebow that may allow some homeschoolers to play sports with public school teams. HB 1626, also known as the Tim Tebow Act, was introduced by Del. Rob Bell (R-Albemarle County) would provide school districts the freedom to decide whether or not they not […]

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