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Category: U.S.

Abbas threatens U.S. with ‘terrorists’

President Trump hasn’t been pleased with Palestinian refusal to consider compromises to achieve Middle East peace. So he’s decided to withhold tens of millions of dollars of U.S. taxpayer funding from the Palestinian Authority. So what answer does he get? The threat of “terrorists.” Bloomberg reported the recent comments to the United Nations by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud […] …

California claims it can’t promote abortion without pro-life centers

California has filed a document with the U.S. Supreme Court complaining that it cannot adequately promote abortions to its women without the help of a tiny number of pro-life pregnancy centers that offer pregnancy tests, diapers and counseling, mostly. The arguments come in the fight over the state’s law, similar to a number of others […] …

‘Rise of the machines’ drives push for ‘universal basic income’

A revolution is coming to America and the world, and it’s threatening workers’ livelihoods, warn big tech moguls and politicians. It’s an automation apocalypse of sorts, some say, and the trend could plunge many of today’s workers into poverty and even homelessness in the near future. Humans in a wide range of industries could be rendered useless or […] …

Students demand gun-law changes after school massacre

Hundreds of students across America skipped class to demand from police, politicians, parents and others that gun laws be changed to prevent school shootings like last week’s tragedy in Florida that left 17 dead. In that situation, a 19-year-old who had been in more or less constant trouble with the school, and who had been […] …

Tributes to Billy Graham: ‘We are now a nation without a pastor’

Here is a sampling of the countless tributes to one of the 20th century’s most influential figures, the Rev. Billy Graham, who died Wednesday at the age of 99 at his home in Montreat, North Carolina. Among the people reacting to the news are former U.S. presidents. Graham developed influential relationships with 11 presidents, from […] …

Billy Graham dead at 99

Billy Graham Billy Graham, America’s best-known evangelist and a spiritual adviser to 11 presidents who preached to more than 2.2 billion souls in more than seven decades of ministry, died Wednesday at the age of 99. The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association said he died from “natural causes.” Born Nov. 7, 1918, on a dairy farm […] …