Tag: United States

More than 200 illegal immigrant children housed in Indiana

Indiana residents have accepted more than 200 of the unaccompanied Central American children who have recently shown up on the U.S. border — creating confusion among state officials and stoking passions on the immigration issue.   State Sen. Brent Steele, R-Bedford, criticized President Barack Obama’s immigration policies Thursday, and caused a mixup when he sent […]

Thousands take to NY streets to protest Israeli offensive in Gaza

NEW YORK – Thousands of people took to the streets of New York City on Friday evening to protest Israel’s offensive in the Gaza Strip and demand an end to the violence that has reportedly killed nearly 850 Palestinians. Police scrambled to corral the demonstrators, which officers estimated numbered between 2,000 and 3,000, as they […]

US sanctions hurt bilateral ties, US firms

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday lamented the latest round of U.S. sanctions against Russia, saying they will stalemate bilateral relations and hurt not only Russian but also American businesses. Russia’s benchmark MICEX was down 2.9 percent in late afternoon trading Thursday upon news of the sanctions while Russia’s biggest oil company, Rosneft, was nearly 5 […]

Talks with Powers Will be Extended

Iran’s foreign minister suggested on Tuesday that six world powers are leaning towards extending nuclear talks with Tehran beyond a July 20 deadline, Reuters reported. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said “serious differences” remained in nuclear talks with the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China. He added, however, that the text of a […]

US Decides Digital Not Protected Fourth Amendment

The government issued the statement in briefs filed last week as a part of an ongoing conversation between the U.S. and Microsoft about what sort of data is protected and where. Ealier this year a New York judge ruled that U.S. search warrants are good on all digital information, even if that data is stored […]

School: We have a right to ban God

A California school district says it will not apologize to a teenager who defied its orders and mentioned God in his graduation speech.   Attorneys representing the Brawley Union High School District have written a 10-page letter defending the school’s right not only to censor graduation speeches, but also to ban any speech that references […]

Governors Divided on How to Handle Border Crisis

As Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell briefed governors on the situation at the National Governors Association meeting Sunday morning   The nation’s governors appeared united that Washington needs to act to deal with the surge of unaccompanied minors crossing the southern border illegally at a gathering of state chief executives over the […]

Student Data Tied To Common Core Off-Limits To Parents

States that were awarded grants from President Obama’s Race to the Top (RttT) stimulus bill program agreed to implement the Common Core standards and to comply with the “Four Assurances,” one of which was the requirement of “Building data systems that measure student growth and success.” The problem? Private student data is off-limits to parents. […]

America’s Call to Repentance

Does America Have a Chance to Repent?

By Irvin Baxter

 
Question: Ann from Louisiana called Irvin and asked, “Will God give America  chance to repent?”

US and UN condemn killing of Palestinian boy in Israel

The US and UN have condemned the abduction and murder of a Palestinian teenager in Israel, which sparked fierce clashes in East Jerusalem. US Secretary of State John Kerry called it “sickening” while the UN demanded justice over the “despicable act”. Mohammed Abu Khdair, 17, was seen being forced into a car early on Wednesday. […]