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Missile Hits Malaysian Passenger Plane

Missile Hits Malaysian Passenger Plane

A Malaysian passenger airline with 283 passengers and 15 crew members aboard was shot down and crashed in rebel-controled eastern Ukraine.

Prayer and Unity: The Quintessentially Jewish Response to a Kidnapping

Prayer and Unity: The Quintessentially Jewish Response to a Kidnapping

JERUSALEM—With their pictures posted on countless Facebook pages and widely published in newspapers and on websites, the faces of the three missing Is...

U.S. Works for Meriam Ibrahim Exit in Sudan Death Row Case

U.S. Works for Meriam Ibrahim Exit in Sudan Death Row Case

KHARTOUM, SUDAN (ANS) -- The U.S. says it is working with Sudan to ensure a woman freed from death row can leave the country, after she was detained a...

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Advocacy Group Says Comcast Time Warner Merger Bad for Families

comcastComcast Corporation (Nasdaq:CMCSA)(Nasdaq:CMCSK) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) announced Thursday that their Boards of Directors have approved a definitive agreement for Time Warner Cable to merge with Comcast. The agreement is a stock-for-stock transaction in which Comcast will acquire 100 percent of Time Warner Cable’s 284.9 million shares outstanding for shares of CMCSA amounting to approximately $45.2 billion in equity value. Each Time Warner Cable share will be exchanged for 2.875 shares of CMCSA, equal to Time Warner Cable shareholders owning approximately 23 percent of Comcast’s common stock, with a value to Time Warner Cable shareholders of approximately $158.82 per share based on the last closing price of Comcast shares.

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Ethics Group Files Amicus Brief in Support of States’ Traditional Marriage Laws

supremecourtWASHINGTON D.C.  —The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention filed an amicus brief with a coalition of religious groups in support of the people of Utah and Oklahoma as the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals considers whether the U.S. Constitution prohibits them from preserving the husband-wife definition of marriage.

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Bill Nye’s Reasonable Man—The Central Worldview Clash of the Ham-Nye Debate

hamnyedebateLast night’s debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham attracted a huge international audience and no shortage of controversy—even before it began. Bill Nye, whose main media presence is as “The Science Guy,” and Ken Ham, co-founder of Answers in Genesis and founder of the Creation Museum, squared off in a true debate over one of the most important questions that the human mind can contemplate. That is no small achievement.

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Tech Engineer and Former Humanist Launches Platform to Investigate Creationism

genesisalivelogoCorvallis, OR -- (CHRISTIAN NEWS SERVICE) Mark Rose, Patent holder and CEO of a high-tech firm near Corvallis, Oregon has launched Genesis Alive, a new organization that is developing resources and sharing new evidence's for those who desire to investigate where science and faith intersect.

In December 2013 Rose established the organization, which will disseminate information that advocates for the truth about the Origins of Life. He hopes to engage seekers and believers alike with thoughtful, concise and informative tools on creationism.

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Study Finds Abortion Rates Hit Lowest Level Since 1973

usmapWASHINGTON -- A report released today by the Guttmacher Institute found that abortion rates and ratios are continuing to decline in the United States - but downplayed the role that public debate over the rights of unborn children have played in this trend.

In its "Abortion Incidence and Service Availability in the United States, 2011" report, the Guttmacher Institute (originally founded as a research affiliate of Planned Parenthood) reported that for 2011, there were 1.05 million abortions in the United States - 550,000 fewer than the peak of 1.6 million in 1990.

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