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  1. 'Hacksaw Ridge': One bad half and one superior halfRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Times Georgian

    ... him a Best Director nomination) tells the incredible true story of Desmond Doss (Garfield), a devout Seventh-day Adventist and conscientious objector who nevertheless felt it was his duty to serve as a medic during World War II. During the Battle of ...

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  2. Williams calls for day of fasting and prayerRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Newsday

    ACTING Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams yesterday called on religious organisations to observe a day of fast and prayer in the face of rising crime. 'In 2017 we want to turn around the crime situation in Trinidad and Tobago and I believe that prayer is a key component to lead us, the police in taking control,' Williams said during an inter-faith service at the St Therese RC Church in Rio Claro.

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  3. Oscars 2017: Andrew Garfield reflects on trading Spider-Man for 'Hacksaw Ridge'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    ... greater than the doubt about, 'Can I do this?' That's a testament to Desmond and who he was." Doss, a Seventh-day Adventist who enlisted as an Army Medic in the Second World War, is the only conscientious objector to be awarded the Medal of Honor ...

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  4. Now you can see Oscar-nominated films a Hacksaw Ridge,a a Manchestera on DVDRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... objector who was awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery in combat during World War II. Doss, a Seventh-day Adventist who refused to carry a gun, served as an Army medic in the Battle of Okinawa, and what he did was extraordinary by any standard. ...

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  5. The Maestro Sings, Speaks, DelightsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | National Review Online

    ... has conducted all over the world, with tenures in Dresden, San Francisco, and elsewhere. His dad was a Seventh-day Adventist missionary. Maestro Blomstedt is of this same faith, and does not rehearse on Saturdays. He once told an interviewer - I ...

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  6. The Southern Salvation of Adia VictoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Pordland Mercury

    ... is also informed by Victoria's early childhood, particularly the first 12 years of her life spent as a Seventh-day Adventist. "A lot of other Christian denominations believe that when you die you go to heaven or you go to hell," Victoria says. ...

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  7. Russell Simmons Leads Thousands In #IAmMuslimToo RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Essence Magazine

    Russell Simmons was at the frontlines with thousands of New Yorkers in a show of solidarity for Muslim Americans at the "I Am A Muslim Too" rally on Sunday in Times Square. The rally was organized following President Donald Trump's xenophobic rhetoric and controversial executive order that banned travelers from seven majority-Muslim nations.

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  8. New Yorkers rally to say, 'Today I am a Muslim, too'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | WOI

    New Yorkers by the thousand, representing myriad backgrounds and faiths, converged on Times Square on Sunday, heeding a music mogul's calls to let Muslims know their fellow Americans stood by them. The demonstrators -- many of them hoisting placards featuring a woman in an American flag hijab with the caption "we the people are greater than fear" -- gathered at one of the world's most famous public places to denounce what they see as threats and pressure aimed at Muslim communities.

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  9. Oscar voters staring down a heavily political decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Globe and Mail

    If this were any kind of normal Oscar year, pundits would be debating whether the members of the Academy have forgiven Gibson enough to award Hacksaw Ridge several statuettes Feb. 26. If this were any kind of normal Oscar year, pundits would be debating whether the members of the Academy have forgiven Gibson enough to award Hacksaw Ridge several statuettes Feb. 26. I finally caught up with Hacksaw Ridge this week. Hacksaw Ridge is an American war movie about a devout Seventh Day Adventist who is both a conscientious objector and a battlefield hero.

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  10. A Cure for Wellness Starts Creepy but Then Swoons - and Never RecoversRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Houston Press

    ... them, dabbing them, steaming them, whatever. The city of Battle Creek was at first suspicious of this Seventh-day Adventist luring the rich to their farmland for these odd regimens, until Kellogg and his brother's cereal company boomed, insulating ...

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  11. Evangelicals gush over all their access to the Pussy Grabber-in-ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Daily Kos

    ... House. And he has staffed his cabinet with many people of deep Christian faith, like Ben Carson, a Seventh-day Adventist, and Betsy DeVos, who was raised in the Calvinist tradition. [...] Richard Land, a prominent Southern Baptist and a member of ...

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  12. Al Jarreau's love of humanity was the root of his musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Cleveland.com

    ... of sensitivity,'' Jarreau said. For him, that training came from his faith. His father was a Seventh-Day Adventist minister, and his mother was a church pianist. "If you sat there in the pews as long as I did, you began to understand the ethic of ...

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  13. Al Jarreau dead at 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Fox News

    ... was born March 12, 1940, in Milwauke, Wis., and as a child sang in church where his father was a Seventh-Day Adventist minister. In the late '60s Jarreau, who won 7 Grammys during his career, made his way to California, where he performed in ...

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  14. REVIEW: Hacksaw Ridge. The mind blowing true story of a soldier who...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Ely Standard

    REVIEW: Hacksaw Ridge. The mind blowing true story of a soldier who went to battle in World War II but refused to pick up a gun Hacksaw Ridge is a must see film that tells the extraordinary true story of a solider who volunteered for service in the American army after being horrified by the atrocities of Pearl Harbour.

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  15. Andrew Garfield Has Already Given His Oscar Acceptance SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... the Mel Gibson-directed biopic , Garfield plays real-life World War II U.S. Army medic Desmond Doss, a Seventh-day Adventist who served without a gun. The English actor, who's currently in London preparing for a run of Angels in America , spoke with ...

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  16. Religion will bench Ocoee playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Ocoee center Wade Duffus, center, can't compete in his team's playoff game due to a religious conflict. The Class 8A District 5 championship game will be played Friday night, and Ocoee forward Wade Duffus will not take part.

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  17. Pastor Prevails After State Officials Force Him To Turn Over SermonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Daily Caller

    The state of Georgia agreed to pay $225,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit, after state officials dismissed an employee because of sermons hegave in his capacity as a lay minister. Dr. Eric Walsh, a Seventh-Day Adventist minister and public health professional, was hired for a management position at the Georgia Department of Health in 2014.

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  18. A Cure for Wellness Starts Creepy but Then Swoons - and Never RecoversRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | LA Weekly

    ... them, dabbing them, steaming them, whatever. The city of Battle Creek was at first suspicious of this Seventh-day Adventist luring the rich to their farmland for these odd regimens, until Kellogg and his brother's cereal company boomed, insulating ...

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  19. Monique Novelette Thomas: Ready to be an agent of changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Gleaner

    ... when you call upon His name," said Thomas, who admits to having three main passions - her faith as a Seventh-day Adventist; the law and politics for dealing with the injustices of the world; and making a difference and young people. "I believe as ...

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  20. a Q&a with Adia VictoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    STUCK IN THE SOUTH: Adia Victoria brings songs from her debut album, "Beyond the Bloodhounds," to the White Water Tavern with Joshua Asante, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 9 p.m., $10. Adia Victoria grew up in Campobello, S.C., a town whose name translates roughly to "beautiful countryside."

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