Hello, who’s there? Maybe fewer scammers.

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For many people scam robocalls may be no more than a minor nuisance, the price of being part of an ever-more-connected world.  But for a more vulnerable minority these calls can result in real harm. Older Americans, in particular, are being targeted with impostor calls claiming to be from

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Texas church shooting leaves 2 dead, 1 injured

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White Settlement, Texas Two people were killed in a shooting at a church in near Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday morning and a third person has been taken to a hospital in critical condition, officials said. MedStar Mobile Healthcare spokeswoman Macara Trusty told the Associated Press that two

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Somalia truck bombing kills dozens. The work of Al Shabab?

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Mogadishu, Somalia A truck bomb exploded at a busy security checkpoint in Somalia’s capital Saturday morning, killing at least 76 people including many students, authorities said. It was one of the deadliest attacks in Mogadishu in recent memory, and witnesses said the force of the blast

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Israel’s Netanyahu shores up base but obstacles remain

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JERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shored up his base with a landslide primary victory announced early Friday, but he will need a big win in national elections in March if he hopes to stay in office and gain immunity from prosecution on corruption charges. Mr. Netanyahu handily

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In Lebanon, protesters fight despair with fellowship

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Beirut, Lebanon Panic set in on a WhatsApp group used to organize Lebanese protests when one member said he intended to kill himself because he can’t provide for his kids. The desperate call came on the heels of the suicide of a father of two that had stunned the public and raised alarm over

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Colombia’s conflict spills over to museum of memory

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Bogota, Colombia On a vacant grassy lot squeezed between several smoggy highways lies the property where Colombia’s government hopes to build a large museum paying homage to victims of the country’s long civil conflict. But for now, the terrain occupied only by a rusted cubic metal sculpture is

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Why gun-rights advocates are seeking sanctuary

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Editors Note Christianradionewsroom.org wants to note that the views of this content are syndicated and not endorsed by this site. While we respect the right of people to own a gun we find violence and mass shootings outweigh the issue of accessibility. Common sense gun laws and restrictions

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Readers write: Cost of war, military service, and turkey time

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Cost of war Regarding the Nov. 11 Monitor Weekly cover story, “Legacy of the longest war,” and the question it posed, “Do the positive changes wrought in Afghanistan by the U.S. involvement there outweigh the cost in blood and treasure?” The United States and its people are now and always have

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Paris prepares for its first Christmas outside Notre Dame

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Paris Notre Dame kept Christmas going even during two world wars – a beacon of hope amid the bloodshed.  Yet an accidental fire in peacetime finally stopped the Paris cathedral from celebrating Midnight Mass this year, for the first time in over two centuries. As the lights stay dim in the

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Helping college students avoid money woes

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College students like to think about the future, the satisfying careers and happy lives to come. But without good financial planning, these dreams can turn to dust.  Students today confront a dizzying array of financial choices, and they are often woefully unprepared to make them. The

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