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  1. Jewish settlers take over homes in Arab part of JerusalemRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Ultra-nationalist Israelis took over a four-story building in the heart of an Arab neighborhood in east Jerusalem on Thursday, raising fears of fresh violence in the tense area. A small group of activists from the Ateret Cohanim settler organization moved into the rundown white stone building.


  2. Boulder church abuzz over massive attic beehiveRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Beekeeper Gregg McMahan shoots a video of the giant beehive in the attic of Pine Street Church in Boulder on Wednesday. Church members are hoping to find funding help to pay for removal of a beehive located above the facility's rehearsal space that is estimated to have thousands and thousands of bees, and gallons of honey within.


  3. Before Becoming A Mass Murderer, Vester Flanagan Was A Male EscortRead the original story

    26 min ago | Queerty

    The nation is still reeling over the shooting murders of 24-year-old WBDJ-TV reporter Alison Parker and 27-year-old cameraman Adam Ward. Shortly after the shooting, the suspected gunman, former WBDJ employee Bryce Williams, who's real name was Vester Flanagan, took his own life, but not before emailing his manifesto to ABC News, in which he confessed his motivation for the killing was mistreatment he felt he received for being a gay black man.


  4. Across the Region: Aug. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Minnesota Lawyer

    Sioux City spent nearly $1.1 million defending itself and the city manager from a lawsuit filed by a city employee. In addition to the legal bill, the city paid Brittany Scott $300,000 to settle the lawsuit she'd filed in July 2013 against the city and city manager Paul Eckert.


  5. Cincinnati Catholic Schools superintendent resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Business Journal

    Jim Rigg , director of educational services and superintendent of the Archdiocese's schools, will leave his position effective Oct. 2 to become superintendent of Catholic schools for the Archdiocese of Chicago. Rigg, who has been in his current role since July 2010, was selected following a national search for the Chicago post.


  6. Parents 'unhappy with primary education in Bolton' new free school claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago |

    A NEW school opening in Bolton has claimed parents feel many primary schools in the town are failing their children. The Olive School, a new Muslim faith primary school, will be run by the Tauheedul Trust, which set up the Eden School for Boys in Bolton and the Tauheedul Islam Girls High School in Blackburn, one of the best performing schools in the country.


  7. New Archdiocese schools superintendent is from CincinnatiRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Daily Herald

    Archbishop Blase Cupich announced Thursday the appointment of Jim Rigg as superintendent of the Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic schools, effective Oct. 5. "We are blessed to have Dr. Jim Rigg join us as Superintendent of the Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools," Cupich said in a written statement. "Dr. Rigg comes to us with the proven experience of managing a diverse school system and a deep commitment to Catholic education.


  8. M.T. Smith Releases 5-Part Dark Fantasy Book SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago |

    Broadway performer, M.T. Smith is releasing the first book of his 5-part dark fantasy novel series, Cry The Fables. Cry The Fables tells the story of a mentally disturbed children's book author named Malcolm who dances the line between reality and the dream world of fairytales he calls Not Kansas.


  9. Priest with ties to Quad Cities removed for allegations of sexual misconduct with a minorRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The Catholic Diocese of Peoria has ordered a former Quad City area priest to no longer "function in public ministry." Bishop Jenky of the Catholic Diocese of Peoria with the unanimous advise of the Diocesan Review Commission, have required Father Terry Cassidy, Pastor of St. Ann Church, Peoria, Illinois, to step down from public ministry.


  10. MERS virus kills 19 in week in Saudi Arabia: MinistryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Indian Express

    Deaths from the MERS coronavirus have surged in Saudi Arabia ahead of the hajj pilgrimage, with 19 fatalities recorded in a week, according to health ministry statistics. A total of 502 people died in the kingdom since the virus first appeared in 2012, according to updated figures posted on the ministry's website, including 19, all Saudis, since last Thursday.


  11. Trib Talk LIVE: LDS singles in a family-centric churchRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Fewer Mormon men means more single LDS women , yet marriage and children remain core to the faith's sermons and culture. On Thursday at 12:15 p.m., LDS members Ardis E. Parshall, Laura Durham and Chelsea Sue join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about how contemporary Mormonism addresses the needs of its single adults.


  12. Mother, former LDS seminary teacher creates scripture study guidesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Deseret News

    Shannon Foster released her first Book of Mormon study guide in 2014. She will release the second guide in September.


  13. Mallory SerrRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    Mallory Serr has been called to serve as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


  14. White Straight Lives Matter & If Obama Had a Son . . . Vester FlanaganRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Debbie Schlussel

    Yesterday, when news of the anti-White, anti-straight shooting of two TV reporters by their Black, gay ex-colleague broke, I was going to write a piece about the lack of outrage at the racist, bigoted hate within Vester Lee Flanagan and how the media was downplaying that. Oh, and typical to form, as with every murder involving a gun, the predictable shrieks for gun control spewed forth my way on Twitter and in e-mails.


  15. VIDEO: 6th Annual Star Valley Football Zero Week ScrimmageRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Star Valley Independent

    Afton residents Decia C. Wright, 35 and her five-month-old daughter Olivia R. Currier sustained fatal injuries at the scene of a head-on collision on Tuesday afternoon. "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints appreciates the positive contributions Scouting has made over the years to thousands of its young men and boys and to thousands of other youth.


  16. Christians and Muslims in Worcester stand together after Isis destroy Roman temple in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Worcester News

    CHRISTIAN and Muslim leaders in Worcester say they stand together against Isis after fanatics destroyed a Roman temple, beheaded an antiquities scholar and demolished a monastery in Syria. The Right Reverend Dr John Inge has spoken of the good relationship between Worcester's Christians and Muslims following the destruction of the temple which formed part of the ancient caravan city of Palmyra north-east of Damascus which is a UNESCO world heritage site.


  17. Iran Premiers Muhammad FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Weekday Magazine

    The most expensive movie ever made in Iran, which depicts the Prophet Muhammad's childhood, opened nationwide on August 27. Directed by Majid Majidi, the 171-minute film Muhammad cost some $40 million, partly funded by the state, and took more than seven years to complete. Majidi has said the aim of his work is to reclaim the rightful image of Islam, which he said extremists have wrongly made violent.


  18. IMB leaders announce plan to overcome revenue shortfall International ...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Florida Baptist Witness

    International Mission Board leaders have outlined a plan to address IMB's revenue shortfalls and complete a reset of the organization in order to move forward into the future with "innovative vision, wise stewardship and high accountability." The plan was presented by senior IMB leadership, including President David Platt, during an Aug. 27 town hall meeting with missionaries and staff, who collectively attended either in person or through digital communication.


  19. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Iobserve

    As ZZ Top's "Sharp Dressed Man" bellowed across an immaculately groomed sports field not far from St. Peter's Basilica, a new class of U.S. seminarians faced off against their peers in a fraternal game of softball. The onlooking fans, who included Vatican officials and seminary staff, said they perceive God's providence in the starting lineup of 72 men who are beginning their studies at the Pontifical North American College, the U.S. seminary in Rome.


  20. Israel's battle with itselfRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Eric Cortellessa is a journalist working with The Times of Israel. He has previously written for Newsweek and is a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, where he was a specialist with the National Security Journalism Initiative.