Tuesday January 23, 2018

Archive for the ‘Religion’ Category

If it’s your time to go, this might be the best place for it

A tourist died visiting the famous Basilica of the Holy Cross in Florence, Italy, when a piece of the ceiling hit him, authorities said. The falling stone dropped from a height of about 60 feet before striking a 52-year-old man at the popular tourist site.  More…

Army may give Bergdahl hundreds of thousands in back pay for his time in captivity

When Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl came home in 2014, he was potentially entitled to hundreds of thousands of dollars in pay that accumulated over five years while he was in Taliban captivity in Afghanistan. From the moment he was captured, Bergdahl became eligible for extra pay available to captive troops.  More…

Texas church shooter Devin Kelley preached atheism

The Texas church shooter who mercilessly shot dead 26 people and injured 24 others was an ‘outcast’ who ‘preached his atheism’ online. Former classmates say Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, who stormed First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas and opened fire on Sunday, was ‘creepy’, ‘crazy’ and ‘weird’.  More…

Gunman identified in deadly Texas church massacre

Devin Patrick Kelley has been identified as the gunman who killed at least 26 people at a church in Texas, a U.S. official tells The Daily Beast. A week before he committed the worst massacre at a place of worship in American history, Kelley posted a photo of an assault rifle to Facebook.  More…

26 dead, 30 injured in Sutherland Springs church shooting

At least 26 people have been killed and 30 people have been injured in a mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A witness reported seeing a man walk into First Baptist Church and began shooting around 11:30 a.m. Sunday.  More…

Trump slams London mayor for being ‘politically correct’ after terror attack

President Trump took to Twitter Sunday morning to slam the Mayor of London for being too “politically correct” in the wake of the terror attack on the city that killed seven. “At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is “no reason to be alarmed!” he added.  More…

Seven killed in London Bridge attacks; 3 suspects dead

The death toll from a terror attack at the heart of London rose to seven Sunday as Prime Minister Theresa May convened an emergency security cabinet session to deal with the crisis. Emergency officials said another 48 people were treated at London hospitals and a number of others suffered less serious injuries.  More…

London terror attack: London Bridge, Borough Market and Vauxhall latest – at least two dead amid van attack, stabbings and gunfire

At least two people have been killed and and multiple people are injured after a string of terror attacks at landmarks across London. London Bridge, Borough Market and Vauxhall have all been hit in what appears to be a series of coordinated attacks south of the River Thames.  More…

Religion of Peace: Suspect kills two roommates for disrespecting his Muslim faith

A Florida man who once had common neo-Nazi beliefs with his two roommates killed them after he converted to Islam, claiming they had disrespected his faith, police say. “I had to do it,” Devon Arthurs, 18, of Tampa said. “This wouldn’t have had to happen if your country didn’t bomb my country.”  More…

Homeless man gets apartment for helping concert bombing victims

A homeless man who pulled nails from the faces and arms of children wounded in the Manchester bombing has been rewarded with a roof over his head. Stephen Jones, 35, was asleep outside near Manchester Arena when he heard the blast that killed 22 people and injured 59 on Monday night.  More…

Meet the American women who are flocking to join ISIS

ISIS is recruiting an army of AK-47-brandishing women from the West who are just as bloodthirsty as the men they are marrying. Calling themselves “lionesses of Allah,” they are thought to now number more than 600, and they’re bearing the next generation of terrorists, whom they call “cubs of the caliphate.”  More…

FBI translator married ISIS terrorist she was supposed to investigate

An FBI translator who was assigned to investigate a bloodthirsty ISIS terrorist wound up falling head-over-heels in love with the man — and married him instead, a report says. Daniela Greene, 38, was apparently so lovestruck by the German-born jihadist that she left her husband in the US to be with him in war-torn Syria.  More…

CNN host eats human brain

CNN host Reza Aslan has been heavily criticized after he ate part of a human brain while filming with a Hindu cannibal sect in India. Aslan quipped: ‘I feel like this may have been a mistake.’ There has been no apology from Aslan, who seems to be revelling in the controversy.  More…

Girl expelled after suing school to be on boys’ basketball team

The New Jersey seventh-grader whose family sued the Catholic school that refused to let her to play basketball on the boys team was abruptly expelled from her middle school Wednesday. The school reportedly is protected from bias claims because of its religious status.  More…

Starbucks chief promises to hire 10,000 refugees

Howard Schultz, the coffee retailer’s chairman and CEO, wrote a powerful open letter to staff in which he said the company was committed to hiring 10,000 refugees over five years in 75 countries.  More…