Choosing the future president of the United States of America is not the only decision voters across the nation will find themselves voting on come November 8.
Marijuana legalization, doctor assisted suicide, and repealing a constitutional measure that prohibits state funding of religious endeavors are on state ballots across the nation.
Less than two weeks away from the presidential election, these and over 150 other initiatives and proposals will be on the ballot in various states come the second Tuesday of November. more >>
A Florida youth pastor has been arrested and charged with forcing four teenage boys into prostitution by telling them that they could make money modeling and threatening them if they didn't agree to have sex with male clients he met on the internet.
According to a Miami police report, Ron Cooper, who goes by the nickname "Romeo," sex trafficked four boys aged 16 to 18, who were forced to have sex for money at three different Miami-Dade County hotels and at an adult bookstore in Miami.
Jeffery Woodke, 55, the U.S. missionary who was kidnapped by armed men from his home in Niger, West Africa, on Friday after they killed his two guards, is now believed to be in the hands of a drug-trafficking jihadist group called The Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO).
"We think this is the MUJAO," Nigerien Interior Minister Mohamed Bazoum told the AFP. "We followed the kidnappers when they crossed the Malian border. They headed to the Menaka region (eastern Mali ), near the Niger border, an area controlled by the Mujao."
According to the Terrorism Research and Analysis Consortium, the MUJAO is a splinter group of the Organization of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, which formally announced its existence following its abduction of three humanitarian workers from a Saharan refugee camp in Tindouf on Oct. 23, 2011. MUJAO's leaders are known to be drug traffickers involved in the drug trade in the Sahel and southern Algeria. more >>
Death, addiction and disease plagued The Isaacs during the creation of their latest album Nature's Symphony in 432: A Journey From Pain to Praise, but the Grammy-nominated acoustic band was on a mission to complete the project to showcase the supernatural healing power of God.
The full title of the album, Nature's Symphony in 432: A Journey From Pain to Praise is a literal testimony for the multi-genre band consisting of mother Lily Isaacs and her children, Ben Isaacs, Sonya Isaacs Yeary and Rebecca Isaacs Bowman as vocalists. Each of the four singers were hit hard with spiritual attacks between the writing and recording of the record that debuted last month.
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Controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has compared himself to German Nazi leader Adolf Hitler in his plan to kill 3 million drug users in his country, which has drawn outrage and condemnation from Jewish groups.
Reuters reported that during a speech in Davo City on Friday, Duterte said: "There are 3 million drug addicts (in the Philippines). I'd be happy to slaughter them."
"If Germany had Hitler, the Philippines would have ...," he added, pausing and pointing to himself. more >>
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a mobile app challenge to stem the opioid epidemic in the US.
The FDA called the challenge "The 2016 Naloxone App Competition" and it is a public challenge issued to tech savvy individuals who can make mobile apps. The FDA hopes the mobile app will help those experiencing opioid overdose get their hands on naloxone, a drug that reverses the effects of heroin, prescription painkillers and synthetic opioid products.
FDA's 2016 Naloxone App Competition Announcement, Details FDA's 2016 Naloxone App Competition is a challenge supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). more >>