Snowflakes: Wheaton College students say black pro-life speaker made people of color ‘feel unsafe’

Dec 2, 2018

PJ MEDIA – On Thursday, black pro-life activist Ryan Bomberger shot back after the leadership of the Wheaton College student body condemned a speech he gave as threatening to people of color. In the speech, he decried the “black genocide” of abortion and criticized Black Lives Matter for teaming up with Planned Parenthood. About a…

Ohio town moves Nativity scene after Madison, Wisconsin atheists complain

Dec 2, 2018

GRAND HAVEN TRIBUNE – The city of Dover, Ohio, has moved its downtown Nativity scene and a granite monument bearing the Ten Commandments in the wake of a complaint from the Freedom From Religion Foundation of Madison, Wisconsin. Both items were moved from city property on the downtown square to property owned by Grace Evangelical…

Madison, Wisconsin atheists trying to stop ‘In God We Trust’ from Florida schools

Dec 2, 2018

WASHINGTON POST – A week after the school massacre in Parkland, Fla., when grief-stricken students demanded action at the state Capitol, Rep. Kimberly Daniels took to the floor to promote a measure she said had been inspired by God, who she said spoke to her in a dream. God “is the light. And our schools…

7.0 earthquake hits Anchorage

Nov 30, 2018

ADN – A large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 struck Alaska near Anchorage early Friday morning, damaging roads and buildings, knocking out power and sending people fleeing from buildings and to safety beneath door jambs. The epicenter was just north of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, according to the Alaska Earthquake Center. It violently shook…

Facial recognition deployed at China marathon to stop cheats

Nov 30, 2018

YAHOO – Facial recognition will be deployed at a marathon on Sunday in China to crack down on cheating, state media said, after a half-marathon was blighted by widescale flouting of the rules. Running and marathons are fast becoming popular in China, with participants sporting the latest trendy gear and wearable technology. But the sport…

Ukraine ramps up its escalating confrontation with Russia

Nov 30, 2018

NY POST – Ukraine has barred Russian men ages 16-60 from entering the country and has raided the Kiev home of an influential Russian Orthodox cleric — the latest escalations since the naval confrontation between the two nations this week. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko tweeted Friday that the travel ban would prevent Russians from streaming…

Persecution: Church leaders write letter condemning UK street evangelist

Nov 30, 2018

HULL DAILY – A controversial evangelist’s “negative, critical and condemnatory” style of street preaching has led nine Beverley church leaders to issue a joint statement. Evangelist Michael Jones’ preaching in Toll Gavel has provoked threats of violence from the public, with the preacher saying he was assaulted in July and November. Previously, members of the…

Madison, Wisconsin atheists protest Bible clubs in W. Virginia schools

Nov 30, 2018

NEWS AND SENTINEL – A national organization supporting the separation of church and state says there are constitutional violations in Wood County Schools. The Freedom from Religion Foundation said Thursday it has received reports schools have allowed teachers and outside adults to facilitate religious instruction during the school day in elementary schools. The foundation in…

2,000-year-old ‘Pilate’ ring might have belonged to notorious Jesus judge

Nov 30, 2018

(TIMES OF ISRAEL) An intriguing 2,000-year-old copper alloy ring bearing the inscription “of Pilatus” may be only the second artifact testifying to the historicity of the infamous Pontius Pilate. Unearthed 50 years ago, the ring was overlooked until recently, when it got a good scrub, and a second look. Pilate, a Roman prefect who ruled…

Delta says USA’s ‘first biometric terminal’ is ready to go

Nov 30, 2018

(USA TODAY) Delta says the Atlanta airport’s Terminal F has become the “first biometric terminal” in the United States where passengers can use facial recognition technology “from curb to gate.” And Delta has already announced plans to offer the technology at another of its hubs: Detroit. In Atlanta, Delta has been rolling out biometric features…

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