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WILMINGTON, NC - APRIL 9: Boy Scouts at Forest Hills Elementary School say the Pledge of Allegiance as they host the Azalea Queen and official party during the Azalea Festival, on April 9, 2015 in Wilmington, North Carolina. For the past 20 years, each year, a school is picked for …

Boy Scouts Make Another Change: Condoms at Scout Jamboree

In recent weeks, the Boy Scouts of America announced the organization would admit girls to take part in its programs. And now, Charisma News reports that condoms will be made available for its 2019 World Scout Jamboree in West Virginia and alcohol permitted in some areas.

A nurse working with the World Health Organization (WHO) shows a bottle containing Ebola vaccine at the town all of Mbandaka on May 21, 2018 during the launch of the Ebola vaccination campaign. - The death toll in an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) rose …

Nigeria Ramps Up Security as Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Grows

Nigerian public health facilities and airport security leaders began increasing security measures and preparing medical staff for the potential spread of Ebola to the country as Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) confirmed its 27th death from the virus over the weekend, a nurse attending to victims.

DACA-protesters

‘Dreamers’ Plan ‘Community Organizing,’ ‘Social Justice’ Summer Camps

The United States Congress has sidelined legislation to give amnesty to as many as 3.6 illegal aliens after the courts put President Donald Trump’s end to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) on hold, the so-called “Dreamers” are busy putting their “here to stay” tagline into action.

CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 21: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives two thumbs up to the crowd during the evening session on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the number …

Gallup: Congress Job Approval at 17 Percent, Trump Up One to 43 Percent

A Gallup poll taken in early May reveals that President Donald Trump’s job approval rating is the highest it has been since May 2017 – 43 percent. Congress, however, has the lowest rating this year at 17 percent, according to a separate recent Gallup poll.

Andrew Brunson, who ran a church in the western city of Izmir, was detained by the Turkish authorities in October 2016

Turkey May Face U.S. Sanctions over Imprisoned American Pastor

President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, two U.S. Secretaries of State, and the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) pressed Turkish officials this week to release American pastor Andrew Brunson, who has been in prison since October 2017 for allegedly aiding terrorists.

APNewsBreak: DHS finds suspected phone spying in Washington

U.S. Senate Takes Another Long Weekend, Clocks Out on Thursday Afternoon

Just two days after conservatives held a press conference on Capitol Hill to launch a #MakeCongressWorkAgain campaign to put a spotlight on the Republican-led Senate’s short work week and its failure to get business done, Senators closed up shop at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday.

The trial of American pastor Andrew Brunson on charges of terror links and spying -- which he rejects -- resumed Monday under heavy security in the Turkish town of Aliaga

Turkish Judge Dismisses Witnesses for American Pastor on Trial for Terrorism Ties

The resumption of the trail in a Turkish Court on Monday where an American pastor faces 35 years in prison for his alleged ties to terrorism ended after one day, with the judge dismissing all of the witness testimony in support of Andrew Brunson and left him behind bars until the next hearing in July.