Government Ramping Up Effort to Use Tattoos to Identify People

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The government is ramping up its efforts to improve the technology it uses to identify people by their tattoos. Earlier this week the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), which is a part of the US Department of Commerce, hosted a challenge to explore how recognition technology could be used to identify people based on their tattoos. Read Article

What ISIS Really Wants

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The reality is that the Islamic State is Islamic. Very Islamic. Yes, it has attracted psychopaths and adventure seekers, drawn largely from the disaffected populations of the Middle East and Europe. But the religion preached by its most ardent followers derives from coherent and even learned interpretations of Islam. The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is … Read More

Iranian supreme leader: We ousted ‘the Satan’ and Israel ‘will not see the coming 25 years’

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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that his country would not enter into talks with the US outside the nuclear deal since world powers as Washington could use other negotiations to “penetrate” the Islamic Republic. Khamenei’s comments, published on his website, also said that America remained the “Great Satan.” “The Iranian nation ousted the Satan,” he said, adding, “We should … Read More

Franklin Graham Warns Christians to ‘Be Prepared’ for Persecution Following Supreme Court Marriage Ruling; ‘It’s Coming’ and So Is ‘God’s Judgement Upon America

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Leading Evangelist Franklin Graham is warning Christians nationwide that they should be ready to face persecution if they wish to stand by the biblical definition of marriage following last Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling, which legalized same-sex marriage throughout the United States. Despite President Barack Obama claiming that the Supreme Court’s ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges is a “victory for a … Read More

Dying for Christianity: millions at risk amid rise in persecution across the globe

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Christians are facing growing persecution around the world, fuelled mainly by Islamic extremism and repressive governments, leading the pope to warn of “a form of genocide” and for campaigners to speak of “religio-ethnic cleansing”. The scale of attacks on Christians in the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America has alarmed organisations that monitor religious persecution, with most reporting … Read More

Sierra Leone is free of Ebola, 18 months and 11,000 deaths after outbreak

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NAIROBI — About a year and a half after it emerged, the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone has officially ended. More than 11,000 Sierra ­Leoneans died of the disease, and at least 17,000 survived it. It came upon some slums and villages like a wave, infecting scores overnight and posing one of the most significant public health challenges in recent … Read More

Plague case confirmed in Michigan

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A Michigan resident has contracted the life-threatening bubonic plague — the first documented case in Michigan’s public health history, state officials confirmed. The Marquette County adult is recovering after apparently contracting the rare flea-borne illness during a trip to Colorado. Officials are reassuring the public there is no cause for alarm, despite the disease’s connection to the microorganism that caused the Black Death plague in Europe in … Read More

Police cars’ ‘In God We Trust’ decals draw complaints

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DALLAS (AP) — A police department in a Texas Bible Belt community has placed large “In God We Trust” decals on its patrol vehicles in response to recent violence against law enforcement officers, drawing criticism from a watchdog group that says the decals amount to an illegal government endorsement of religion. The decision by police this month to unveil the … Read More

Sierra Leone village in quarantine after Ebola death

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Nearly 1,000 people in Sierra Leone have been put under quarantine following the death of a 67-year-old woman who tested positive for Ebola. It comes five days into a six-week countdown for the country to be officially declared Ebola-free. The quarantine will last for three weeks, provided no new cases are recorded. More than 11,000 people have died since the … Read More