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CNN Survey: Americans really wish they had elected Mitt Romney instead of Obama
The Week - July 28, 2014

Americans are so down on President Obama at the moment that, if they could do the 2012 election all over again, they'd overwhelmingly back the former Massachusetts governor's bid....[view article]

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77% want illegals sent home
Washington Examiner - July 28, 2014

huge majority of Americans, 81 percent, believe the new immigration crisis of unaccompanied children streaming over the U.S.-Mexico border is serious, and almost as many want them gone -- some even if it's not safe to return, according to a new poll. ...[view article]

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With Mosul’s Christians gone, Islamic State troops take over 4th-century monastery
Religion News - July 26, 2014

A day after most of Mosul’s Christians fled, Islamic State fighters stormed the fourth-century Mar Behnam Monastery near the city....[view article]

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Arabic Twitter avatar illustrates #WeAreN solidarity with Iraqi Christians
Religion News - July 26, 2014

#WeAreN is sweeping the Christian Twittersphere as churches, organizations and individuals change their avatars to the Arabic letter “Nun.”...[view article]

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Sudanese Christian woman Meriam Ibrahim arrives in Italy
Telegraph - July 24, 2014

Ms Ibrahim, who was spared a death sentence for apostasy in June for refusing to renounce Christianity, meets Pope Francis after landing in Rome en route to US...[view article]

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Voice of the Martyrs Update 7-24-2014
Voice of the Martyrs - July 24, 2014

Voice of the Martyrs update July 24, 2014...[view article]

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115 killed in seizure of Syria gas field
AP - Associated Press - July 23, 2014

This undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the al-Qaida linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) marching in Raqqa, Syria. Across the broad swath of territory it controls from northern Syria through northern and western Iraq, the extremist group known as the Islamic State has proven to be highly organized governors....[view article]

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Political and religious leaders denounce European anti-Jewish outbursts tied to Gaza
Religion News - July 23, 2014

Amid mounting protests in Europe against the Gaza conflict, political and religious leaders in the region have sharply denounced anti-Semitism within their borders....[view article]

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IRS agrees to monitor churches for electioneering
Religion News - July 23, 2014

The Internal Revenue Service said it will monitor churches and other houses of worship for electioneering in a settlement reached with an atheist group...[view article]

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Lois Lerner’s Hard Drive Was ‘Scratched’ Then ‘Shredded’
The Daily Caller - July 23, 2014

Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner's computer hard drive was "scratched" and the data on it was still recoverable. But the IRS did not try to recover the data from Lerner's hard drive, despite recommendations from in-house IRS IT experts to outsource the recovery project....[view article]

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CDC director warns of 'post-antibiotic era'
The Hill - July 23, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns that the government needs to take immediate action before we live in a world where life-saving antibiotics are no longer effective....[view article]

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Feds fight to keep White House e-mails secret in Breitbart-Sherrod libel suit
POLITICO.com - July 23, 2014

The Obama administration is fighting to keep secret hundreds of pages of emails detailing White House involvement in the 2010 firing and attempted rehiring of Agriculture Department employee Shirley Sherrod after the late conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart published a blog post and video clips suggesting Sherrod was a racist....[view article]

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ISIS Torches 1,800-Year-Old Church in Mosul; Priest Says City Is 'Now Empty of Christians'
The Christian Post - July 23, 2014

Members of the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) reportedly torched a 1,800 year-old Catholic Church in Mosul, Iraq and have effectively left that city "empty of Christians" as believers fled the area in fear of their lives, according to Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Sako....[view article]

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China food scandal spreads, drags in Starbucks, Burger King and McNuggets in Japan
Reuters - July 23, 2014

The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others, as well as McDonald's products as far away as Japan....[view article]

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Krauthammer: UN turned rockets discovered in Gaza School back in to authorities
Fox News - July 23, 2014

Charles Krauthammer charged Monday on "Special Report with Bret Baier" that rockets discovered by the U.N. in a U.N. Gaza school were turned back in to authorities and could be used against Israel....[view article]

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China May Free Gao Zhisheng, Christian lawyer, on Aug. 7
Christian Today - July 23, 2014

In 21 days, Gao Zhisheng, perhaps the most well-known Christian currently serving prison time in China, is due to complete his eight-year sentence and could be freed as early as Aug. 7, according to family members....[view article]

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MH17: Call for prayers following Malaysia Airlines tragedy
Christian Today - July 23, 2014

An Amsterdam church leader is asking for prayers after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine....[view article]

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GOP lawmaker to IRS on lost Lois Lerner emails: ‘You weren’t ever gonna tell us until we caught you’
The Blaze - July 23, 2014

  Rep. Jim Jordan said Wednesday that he believes the IRS was never going to tell Congress about the lost Lois Lerner emails until they were forced to admit it in light of an email that was uncovered by Judicial Watch in a Freedom of Information Act request....[view article]

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Thirty-four Dems ignore Obama’s veto threat, vote with GOP for permanent tax change
The Blaze - July 23, 2014

Dozens of Democrats ignored Obama’s veto threat and voted for legislation that would permanently extend a tax rule that supporters of the bill say would help companies create jobs....[view article]

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Netanyahu Presents UN Chief with Hamas Rockets
Arutz Sheva - July 23, 2014

During United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's visit to Israel on Tuesday, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu presented him with the rockets and operating methods of Hamas terrorists....[view article]

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If UNRWA handed rockets over to Hamas, is that a war crime?
Jerusalem Post - July 23, 2014

UNRWA believes it fulfilled its obligations by discovering the rockets in an inspection, but was vague on what ultimately happened with the rockets...[view article]

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For second time, rockets found at UN school in Gaza Read more: For second time, rockets found at UN school in Gaza
Times of Israel - July 23, 2014

‘How many more schools will have to be abused by Hamas missile squads before the international community will intervene?’ Foreign Ministry fumes...[view article]

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Chinese city sealed off after bubonic plague death
Guardian - July 23, 2014

Type the intro here if you are linking to another story, otherwise paste the entire story here and leave the url blank. The website will display a maximum of 80 words for the introduction. If you are pasting from Word use the word pasteboard icon....[view article]

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Old technology in NSA age: Typewriter sales surge in Germany
RT.com - July 23, 2014

An increasing number of businesses are opting out of staying virtually connected and are reverting back to old technologies to avoid being spied on. The move has led to a surge in typewriter sales in Germany....[view article]

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Rick Perry is free to militarize his state's border with Mexico
OneNewsNow.com - July 23, 2014

The specific goal of the Second Amendment was to make it abundantly clear that every state has the right to organize a militarized force to protect the sovereign inviolability of its own borders – and that's exactly what Texas Governor Rick Perry is doing....[view article]

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IRS head confirms investigators have found backup tapes in Lerner probe
Breitbart - July 23, 2014

The head of the IRS confirmed Wednesday that investigators looking into missing emails from ex-agency official Lois Lerner have found and are reviewing "backup tapes" -- despite earlier IRS claims that the tapes had been recycled....[view article]

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America is under a pyschopolitical assault
- July 22, 2014

It is the basic purpose of Psychopolitics to reduce that state of mind (referring to spirituality) to a point where it can be ordered and enslaved....[view article]

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Hamas terrorist cowards wear Israeli army uniforms to ambush soldiers in Gaza
Washington Times - July 22, 2014

A Hamas force wearing Israeli army uniforms emerged from a tunnel inside Israel and inflicted losses on Israeli troops before being wiped out....[view article]

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Dare one call it treason?
Family Security Matters - July 18, 2014

Many Americans believe that the US Government, the Democrat and Republican Parties and the media are deliberately misleading the American people, hiding the most heinous fraud and Constitutional crisis in the history of the United States....[view article]

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Intercessors for Israel - Prayer Points
- July 18, 2014

Intercessors for Israel - Friday Prayer Points...[view article]

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Medical staff warned: Keep your mouths shut about illegal immigrants or face arrest
Fox News - July 2, 2014

A government-contracted security force threatened to arrest doctors and nurses if they divulged any information about the contagion threat at a refugee camp housing illegal alien children at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, sources say....[view article]

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Rick Perry to Obama: Come to the border
POLITICO.com - July 2, 2014

"If he doesn't come to the border, I think it's a real reflection of his lack of concern of what's really going on there," Perry said on FOX News' "FOX and Friends," noting that Obama is planning to be in Texas next week for fundrasiers....[view article]

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W.African nations in crisis talks as Ebola spreads
Breitbart - July 2, 2014

There have been 759 confirmed or suspected cases of the haemorrhagic fever in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday, with 467 people dead....[view article]

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Sheriff Joe: Obama 'Calculated' Border Crisis to Justify Executive Order
Breitbart - July 2, 2014

On Tuesday's "Hannity" on the Fox News Channel, Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff Joe Arpaio claimed that President Barack Obama's immigration executive order is the execution of a "game plan" by the administration to create a crisis on the border to push amnesty....[view article]

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Another federal judge tells IRS to explain itself on lost emails
Washington Examiner - July 2, 2014

IRS attorneys will be even busier than normal next week, because another federal judge has told them to show up in court July 11 to defend the federal tax agency....[view article]

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Hands down Obama is the worst president since WWII: poll
Washington Times - July 2, 2014

Poll after poll shows President Obama's approval rating dipping recently, and one new Quinnipiac University Poll finds that voters say Mitt Romney would have been a better choice in 2012....[view article]

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Planned Parenthood Hands out Award For 'Exceeding Abortion Visits'
Breitbart - July 2, 2014

Planned Parenthood claims its business is "women's healthcare," but its recent award certificate to a Colorado abortion clinic for "exceeding abortion visits [in the] first half of FY12 compared to the first half of FY13," affirms that its most valued business is abortion....[view article]

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Second Employee Alleges Chase Bank Surveyed Staff's LGBT Loyalty
Breitbart - July 2, 2014

A second source has confirmed that JP Morgan Chase has asked each of its employees whether they are "an ally of the LGBT community," which employees have taken as a veiled threat....[view article]

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New York Court Strikes Down Cyberbullying Law
Wall Street Journal - July 2, 2014

New York's top court struck down a law that made cyberbullying a crime, in what had been viewed as a test case of recent state and local statutes that target online speech....[view article]

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The New Stealth Bomber Is Coming
Roll Call - July 2, 2014

The Air Force's top acquisition chief said Friday that the department is "days away" from seeking proposals from industry on the mostly classified new Long-Range Strike Bomber, one of its three top procurement priorities. Unless it isn't: "I'm learning in the Pentagon, ‘days away' can go on for a long time," William LaPlante joked....[view article]

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Krauthammer: "If Fences Don't Work, Why Is There One Around The White House?"
Real Clear Politics - July 2, 2014

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Alright, here's what I've been on for years. You start with a fence. It's very simple. People say, 'Oh, fences don't work. You make a ladder.' Well, then you build two fences, triple strand fences. San Diego did that in the mid 90's and within a decade, the illegal immigration rate at that point was reduced by 90% and people ended up going through other places like Arizona....[view article]

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Tension Mounts After Apparent Revenge Killing in Jerusalem
The New York Times - July 2, 2014

The body of an abducted Arab teenager was found in a Jerusalem forest early Wednesday, fanning outrage among Palestinians and threatening to further escalate the broader tensions in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Police were investigating the death as a possible Israeli revenge killing for the kidnap and killing of three Israeli teenagers in the occupied West Bank last month....[view article]

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Israeli missing teenagers: Demonic inspired Hamas warns 'gates of hell will open' as Israel bombs Gaza strip
The Independant - July 1, 2014

Netanyahu says trio 'were kidnapped and murdered in cold blood by human animals'...[view article]

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Arab Loons Throw Stones at Ambulance Carrying Bodies of Murdered Boys
- July 1, 2014

According to multiple reports, Arabs stoned the IDF ambulance that was carrying the bodies of the murdered Israeli teenagers. The ambulance was forced to stop, its windshield shattered....[view article]

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Confusion over doctor lists is costly for Obamacare enrollees in state
LA Times - June 30, 2014

Frustration and legal challenges over the network of doctors and hospitals for Obamacare patients have marred an otherwise successful rollout of the federal healthcare law in California....[view article]

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Justices: Can't make employers cover contraception
AP - Associated Press - June 30, 2014

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women....[view article]

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Could These 5 Final Words Be Your Deathbed Declaration?
Charisma - June 30, 2014

One of baseball's greatest hitters of all time died recently at the age of 54. Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn hit over .300 for 19 consecutive seasons, something only the legendary Ty Cobb accomplished....[view article]

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When you open your wallet at Macy's, where does it go? AFA tells you where
OneNewsNow.com - June 30, 2014

A chain of upscale department stores is using profits from consumers, including Christians, to advance the homosexual lifestyle....[view article]

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Lawsuit could blaze trail for impeachment
OneNewsNow.com - June 30, 2014

A conservative political commentator and analyst is pleased that House Speaker John Boehner has decided to sue Barack Obama over the president's frequent use of executive actions that Republicans believe are beyond his authority....[view article]

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White House not happy with Hobby Lobby victory :)
AP - Associated Press - June 30, 2014

The White House says women's health will be jeopardized by a Supreme Court's decision that allows corporations with religious objections to opt out of a requirement that they cover contraceptives or better stated, "assist in infanticide."...[view article]

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Isis rebels declare 'Islamic state' in Iraq and Syria
BBC - June 30, 2014

Jihadist terrorist group Isis has said it is establishing a caliphate, or Islamic state, on the territories it controls in Iraq and Syria....[view article]

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'Radical' Hobby Lobby Ruling May Create 'Havoc' - Like the Obamacare fiasco?
National Journal - June 30, 2014

The Supreme Court justice took on the majority opinion in a biting dissent.  A righteous judge would rejoice....[view article]

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Liberia vows prosecution for hiding Ebola patients
Breitbart - June 30, 2014

Liberia's president warned Monday that anyone caught hiding suspected Ebola patients will be prosecuted....[view article]

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Bodies of three kidnapped Israeli teens found, government confirms
Fox News - June 30, 2014

Israel's nearly three-week vigil for three teens kidnapped in the West Bank - including one with U.S. citizenship - ended grimly Monday, with the discovery of their bodies just north of Hebron....[view article]

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Homeland Security senior fellow also touts rise of 'Caliphate'
WorldNetDaily - June 30, 2014

An Obama adviser who ruffled feathers last year claiming the U.S. is "an Islamic country with and Islamically compliant constitution" is reportedly at it again....[view article]

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Researchers Test Low-Carbon Cement
- June 30, 2014

Researchers at Switzerland's Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne are testing a low-carbon cement that could reduce the carbon footprint of construction sites by 40 percent, Forbes reports....[view article]

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TB, swine flu assaulting border agents: Who's next?
WorldNetDaily - June 30, 2014

Border Patrol agents have long been at risk for violence from drug cartels and criminals. Just last week Tucson sector agents were fired upon by Mexican aircraft inside the U.S. border. But now there is a new, insidious threat to Border Patrol agents, families and communities from the crush of illegal immigrants at our southern border, which has become a gateway for disease entry....[view article]

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Netanyahu: Israel needs to keep Jordan border to fight Islamist threat
YNet News - June 30, 2014

srael needs to maintain military presence along the Jordan border so it could defend itself from the threat of extremist Islamist forces, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asserted Sunday at Tel Aviv University's INSS think tank....[view article]

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Thousands of Illegal Immigrants Bused Across U.S. into Cities
Breitbart - June 30, 2014

A glimpse into the reality of the thousands of illegal immigrants being released into the U.S. by the Obama Administration was captured on video in a Greyhound Bus station in Laredo, Texas this weekend....[view article]

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ISIL crucifies eight rival fighters, says monitoring group
Reuters - June 30, 2014

Eight rebel fighters have been crucified in Syria by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) because they were considered too moderate, a monitoring group said on Sunday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which relies on contacts on the ground in Syria, said the men were crucified on Saturday in Aleppo province. It added that their corpses were still on view....[view article]

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Egypt Sentences Facebook User to Six Years in Prison for “Liking” Christian Page
Christian Headlines - June 30, 2014

Kerolos Shawky was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison and fined the equivalent of $840 on charges of blasphemy and contempt of Islam for simply "liking" the Facebook page 'Knights of the Cross', according to International Christian Concern (ICC).   ...[view article]

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