Netanyahu Takes on Defense Post Amid Call for Early Polls

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TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he would take on the defense minister portfolio, rejecting calls to dissolve his government even as early elections appeared increasingly likely. Netanyahu said heading to elections now, amid repeated violent

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Why a Salmonella Outbreak Shouldn’t Ruin Your Thanksgiving

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NEW YORK (AP) — There’s no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey. That’s according to health officials who’ve been monitoring the year-old outbreak. But they say it’s a reminder to properly prepare your holiday bird. Cooking kills salmonella.

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Taliban Hold Talks with US Envoy in Qatar

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban have held three days of talks with U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Gulf state of Qatar, where the Afghan insurgent group has a political office, a Taliban official and another individual close to the group said Sunday. The talks are aimed at renewing the Afghan

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D.C.’s Museum of the Bible Marks First Anniversary 

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A special celebration was held Saturday to mark the one year anniversary since the opening of the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. The 430,000 square foot facility showcases more than 40,000 items related to the world’s best-selling and most widely read book. Secretary of Housing

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Death Toll Rises to 76 in California Fire With Winds Ahead

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CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Northern California crews battling the country’s deadliest wildfire in a century were bracing for strong winds, with gusts up to 50 miles per hour, creating the potential to erode gains they have made in containing a disaster that has killed at least 76 and leveled a town.

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Letters to the Editor

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
I continue to receive lots of letters from readers of this site. And, as you know, I like to print some of them from time to time. Here is a small collection of recent ones which offer comments on a variety of subjects. Letters on The Missing Elements of Modern Worship Hi Tim, I am […]

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Trump Consoles Californians Suffering From Twin Tragedies

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PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump acknowledged Californians suffering from twin tragedies, walking through the ashes of a mobile home and RV park in a small northern town all-but-destroyed by deadly wildfires and privately consoling people grieving after a mass shooting at a

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Strength to Overcome

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
Strength to Overcome God’s word to Joshua is God’s word to us. “Be strong and of good courage” (Joshua 1:6). Do not cower before your woes. Take the land God has given you to possess. “And the Lord said to Joshua, “See! I have given Jericho into your hand, its king, and the mighty men of valor”

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As Florida Recount Wraps Up, Democrat Gillum Concedes

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Democrat Andrew Gillum ended his hard-fought campaign for Florida governor on Saturday, just hours before counties must turn in their official results following days of recounting ballots. Gillum, in a video that he posted on Facebook, congratulated Republican Ron

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Trump to Visit California Fire Scene as Death Toll Rises

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PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump heads to Northern California on Saturday to see firsthand the grief and devastation from the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century, as confusion continued over how many people remain unaccounted for. Authorities confirmed a new death toll of 71 and

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Trump Visits as California Struggles to Locate 1,000 People

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PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived in Northern California on Saturday to see firsthand the grief and devastation from the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century amid confusion over how many people remain unaccounted for. Authorities confirmed a new death toll of 71 and say

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