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Parents Accuse R. Kelly of Holding Their Daughters in Abusive Sex ‘Cult’

Disturbing allegations have arisen once again about R. Kelly, with a number of insiders claiming that the secretive singer is allegedly housing half a dozen young women in properties in Chicago and Atlanta as part of a sex "cult." (more…)

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Former Brazilian President Lula da Silva Convicted of Corruption

The graft conviction Wednesday of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a front-runner for next year's presidential election, opens the door for an outsider to take power in Latin America's largest country, political experts said. (more…)

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Thousands Rally in Istanbul to Protest Government Crackdown After Failed Military Coup

Hundreds of thousands of people rallied in Istanbul on Sunday at the culmination of 25-day march that has grown into the biggest protest against a government crackdown following last July's failed military coup. (more…)

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German Lawmakers Vote to Legalize Homosexual Marriage; Chancellor Merkel Votes Against It

German lawmakers voted by a wide margin to legalize same-sex marriage Friday, a landmark decision which came just days after Chancellor Angela Merkel dropped her longstanding opposition to a free vote on the issue. (more…)

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Florida Governor and Orlando Prosecutor to Spar Over Death Penalty in State’s Supreme Court

The legal battle between Florida Governor Rick Scott and an Orlando prosecutor he removed from two dozen murder cases because she would not seek the death penalty goes before the state's Supreme Court on Wednesday. (more…)

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Eight Christian Women Who Overcame Stumbling Blocks to Become Leaders in Canada

Canadian attorney Georgialee Lang has edited a book containing the stories of eight of Canada's most prominent Christian women leaders. In "Faith, Life & Leadership," these Christian women tell how they overcame resistance and stumbling blocks in order to achieve positions of leadership. They didn't get where they are at

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Justice Department Wants Lawsuit Against President Trump Dismissed

The Justice Department asked a federal court late on Friday to dismiss a lawsuit that accused President Trump of violating the Constitution by continuing to own and profit from his businesses, arguing in part that, even if he had broken the law, it would be up to Congress, not a

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Silk Road Darknet Mastermind Ross Ulbricht Loses Legal Appeal

Silk Road Darknet mastermind Ross Ulbricht has lost his appeal of the life-behind-bars sentence he received for founding and running an online marketplace that made illegal drug purchases virtually a mouse click away. (more…)

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Ousted President of South Korea, Park Guen-hye, Denies All Charges in Criminal Charges in Court

Park Geun-hye, South Korea’s recently impeached and ousted president, made her first appearance in court on Tuesday, denying all criminal charges against her, as one of the biggest trials in the country’s history began. (more…)

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Black Texas Congressman Threatened With Lynching After Calling for Trump’s Impeachment

A black Texas congressman says callers have threatened to lynch him after he announced his intention to pursue impeachment proceedings against President Trump. (more…)

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Supreme Court Rules Racism in Jury Deliberations Can Overturn Verdicts

Racism in jury deliberations is so insidious that verdicts can be thrown out even following convictions, a divided Supreme Court ruled Monday. (more…)

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Michael Brown Says Shame on Christian Leaders Who Stay Silent About Washington Supreme Court’s Ruling in Barronelle Stutzman Case

There is only one thing more appalling than the Washington Supreme Court's 9-0 ruling against religious liberty today. It is the silence of Christian leaders across America, leaders who choose convenience over confrontation, leaders who would rather be popular than prophetic, leaders who prefer the favor of people over the

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If Confirmed, Neil Gorsuch Would Fill Scalia’s Seat as the Supreme Court’s Only Protestant; Praised by ERLC’s Russell Moore, Focus on the Family’s Jim Daly, ACLJ’s Jay Sekulow

President Donald Trump named Neil Gorsuch, a conservative, Ivy League-educated federal judge known for his way with words and defenses of religious freedom, as his Supreme Court nominee during a live broadcast Tuesday night. (more…)

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