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Bible Museum Admits Some of its Dead Sea Scrolls are Fake

WASHINGTON — When Washington’s $500 million Museum of the Bible held its grand opening in November 2017, attended by Vice President Mike Pence, there were questions even then about the authenticity of its centerpiece collection of Dead Sea Scrolls.

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Report: Turkey’s Offer to Release Pastor Rejected by U.S.

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s administration has rejected Turkey’s offer to condition the release of an American pastor on clearing a top Turkish bank of billions of dollars in US fines, media reported Monday.

The sign of Nevzat Tandogan Street where the U.S. Embassy is located in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, hours before US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson starts trip to Turkey amid growing tensions between the two NATO allies. Ankara's Mayor Mustafa Tuna has announced Monday plans to change Nevzat …

Shots Fired at U.S. Embassy in Turkey

ISTANBUL — Unknown attackers fired shots at a security booth outside the U.S. Embassy in Turkey’s capital early Monday, but U.S. officials said no one was hurt.

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Watch: Washington Man Throws Hot Coffee at McDonald’s Manager

Washington State state police are on the hunt for the man caught on video throwing hot coffee at a Lacey McDonald’s manager, KIRO 7 reports. Surveillance video shows the unidentified man demanding a refill on a cup of coffee from