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GOP slammed for Social Security 'death panel' plan - Raw Story

GOP slammed for Social Security 'death panel' plan - Raw Story | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Progressives on Tuesday sounded alarm over a proposal tucked into a new House GOP budget blueprint that would establish a bipartisan commission to review and propose legislative changes to Social Security and Medicare.

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Blasphemy Fest 2024 - Pluto's Gate

Blasphemy Fest 2024 - Pluto's Gate | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Truly I tell you, the sons of men will be forgiven all sins and blasphemies, as many as they utter. But whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will never be forgiven; he is guilty of eternal sin. Jesus made this statement because they were saying, “He has an unclean spirit.” Mark 3:28-30 (BSB)

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Former 'Student Pastor' in Lubbock accused of child sex abuse after leaving church - EverythingLubbock.com

Former 'Student Pastor' in Lubbock accused of child sex abuse after leaving church - EverythingLubbock.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

A former "Student Pastor" at a Lubbock church, Luke Cunningham, 41, has been arrested and accused of Sexual Assault of a Child. A letter sent to Turning Point families stated the allegations stemmed from incidents that happened after his employment with the church.

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Trump blows apart his own lie in new recording - Raw Story

Trump blows apart his own lie in new recording - Raw Story | Apollyon | Scoop.it

A new recording of former President Donald Trump reveals the ex-president slipping in a conversation and destroying his own lie. 

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Russia: Shocking moment Putin soldier takes extreme action to avoid capture in Ukraine | Daily Express

Russia: Shocking moment Putin soldier takes extreme action to avoid capture in Ukraine | Daily Express | Apollyon | Scoop.it

At first it seems he tries to shoot himself with his rifle but cannot point it properly towards himself.

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Gateway Church pastor Robert Morris accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old in the 1980s - CBS Texas

Gateway Church pastor Robert Morris accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old in the 1980s - CBS Texas | Apollyon | Scoop.it

A woman claims Morris abused her starting in 1982, when she was 12.

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'Preposterous lies': Ex-GOP insider torches Trump's 'completely fake' Detroit church stunt - Raw Story

'Preposterous lies': Ex-GOP insider torches Trump's 'completely fake' Detroit church stunt - Raw Story | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Former President Donald Trump over the weekend had a roundtable discussion at a predominantly Black church in Detroit that raised eyebrows because photos showed that white people made up the vast majority of people in the audience.

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District of Nebraska | Norfolk Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Production of Child Pornography | United States Department of Justice

Estefan Bernardino Chavez, 30, of Norfolk, Nebraska, was sentenced on June 6, 2024, in federal court in Omaha, Nebraska, for production of child pornography.

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The rich echo a thought virus that has infected humanity since early evangelical religion - Raw Story

The rich echo a thought virus that has infected humanity since early evangelical religion - Raw Story | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Elon Musk, the father of eleven children, thinks that declining population is a crisis and the world needs more babies —particularly those with his DNA — or there will be a crisis.

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'Integrity and morality' key factor as Trump bleeds support among key GOP demographic - Raw Story

Seniors, historically, have been a crucial demographic for the Republican Party, and GOP strategists and organizers often go into damage-control mode whenever there is reporting on Republican plans to cut Social Security or Medicare. 

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U.S. unveils sweeping sanctions targeting Russia over Ukraine war - Raw Story

U.S. unveils sweeping sanctions targeting Russia over Ukraine war - Raw Story | Apollyon | Scoop.it

The United States announced a raft of sanctions Wednesday aimed at constraining Moscow's war in Ukraine while raising the stakes for foreign banks that still deal with Russia, ahead of G7 leaders' talks this week. The Treasury Department and State Department's sanctions hit more than 300 targets...

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'Death grip': Trump hold over GOP likened to 'Jonestown suicide' by ex-RNC member - Raw Story

'Death grip': Trump hold over GOP likened to 'Jonestown suicide' by ex-RNC member - Raw Story | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Former President Donald Trump's hold on the Republican National Committee is like that of cult leader Jim Jones' on the residents of Jonestown, a former RNC member said Tuesday.

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Church led by SBC candidate Clint Pressley reports volunteer to police for alleged abuse - ReligionNews.com

Church led by SBC candidate Clint Pressley reports volunteer to police for alleged abuse - ReligionNews.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Hickory Grove Baptist Church pastor Clint Pressley said that a student at the church's school reported the abuse, which was reported to police and child protection officials.

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'Evil will be shaken down': Gleeful evangelicals warn God is vengeful after Trump trial - Raw Story

'Evil will be shaken down': Gleeful evangelicals warn God is vengeful after Trump trial - Raw Story | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Former President Donald Trump's criminal conviction on 34 counts of falsifying business records in New York has led to an upsurge of rhetoric from MAGA-aligned evangelists, wrote Tim Dickinson for Rolling Stone — and they are casting the former president as a religious martyr...

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'Pray about it and call me': Sex abuse accuser demanded payment from Pro-Trump pastor - Raw Story

'Pray about it and call me': Sex abuse accuser demanded payment from Pro-Trump pastor - Raw Story | Apollyon | Scoop.it

The woman who accused a pro-Donald Trump megachurch pastor of sexually abusing her when she was 12 — which he later admitted — reportedly demanded payment from him in an unflinching email: "Pray about it and call me.”

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Nashville-area Catholic pastor indicted, accused of child sex abuse - The Tennessean

Nashville-area Catholic pastor indicted, accused of child sex abuse - The Tennessean | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Franklin pastor Rev. Juan Carlos Garcia-Mendoza has been indicted on new charges this month, bringing the total count he's facing to 10.

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Vladimir Putin's army in crisis as hundreds of troops cut off and dozens surrender | Daily Express

Vladimir Putin's army in crisis as hundreds of troops cut off and dozens surrender | Daily Express | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Putin's army tried to storm the PJSC Volchansky chemical plant on the right bank of the Vovcha River, but were caught out by a Ukrainian counterattack.

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Pro-Trump megachurch pastor resigns amid allegations of abusing 12-year-old girl - Raw Story

Pro-Trump megachurch pastor resigns amid allegations of abusing 12-year-old girl - Raw Story | Apollyon | Scoop.it

The MAGA megachurch pastor at the heart of a child sex abuse scandal has resigned from his congregation. According to NBC News investigative reporter Mike Hixenbaugh, Robert Morris, who previously served as a religious adviser to former President Donald Trump, was confirmed to have resigned...

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Ex-Trump adviser Pastor Robert Morris confesses to ’inappropriate sexual behavior' - NBC News

Ex-Trump adviser Pastor Robert Morris confesses to ’inappropriate sexual behavior' - NBC News | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Robert Morris, a former Trump adviser, made the statement after Cindy Clemishire said the megachurch pastor in Southlake, Texas, abused her in the 1980s.

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Secretive Christian sect ignored sexual abuse for decades, congregants allege - ABC News

Secretive Christian sect ignored sexual abuse for decades, congregants allege - ABC News | Apollyon | Scoop.it

In a secretive Christian sect unknown to most Americans, a reckoning is underway. Stories of abuse that have been insular for so long are now coming to light.

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President Joe Biden meets with Pope Francis at G7 Summit to discuss foreign policy, climate change - Catholic News Agency

President Joe Biden meets with Pope Francis at G7 Summit to discuss foreign policy, climate change - Catholic News Agency | Apollyon | Scoop.it

President Joe Biden privately met with Pope Francis early Friday evening in Apulia, Italy, at the Group of Seven (G7) Summit.

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'Apocalyptic' Flooding Batters Florida, Sparking State of Emergency and Dangerous Rescues - HNGN.com

'Apocalyptic' Flooding Batters Florida, Sparking State of Emergency and Dangerous Rescues - HNGN.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

As much as two feet of rain has fallen on the region over the last couple of days. "Apocalyptic" flooding in South Florida caused by a drenching storm that dropped more than a foot of rain over the past couple of days swamped roads, disrupted flights, trapped drivers in their vehicles and...

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Louisiana supreme court hands major victory to child sexual-abuse victims | Louisiana | The Guardian

Louisiana supreme court hands major victory to child sexual-abuse victims | Louisiana | The Guardian | Apollyon | Scoop.it

With major implication for state’s Catholic church, court allows victims to sue over decades-old abuse...

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Pope Francis urges priests not to bore worshippers with long sermons - Raw Story

Pope Francis urges priests not to bore worshippers with long sermons - Raw Story | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Pope Francis on Wednesday called on Catholic priests to keep their homilies short -- "no longer than eight minutes" -- so that their audiences would not "fall asleep". The homily or sermon is the address in which a priest comments on a reading from the Bible.

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Biden says Putin 'not going to stop at Ukraine' - Raw Story

Biden says Putin 'not going to stop at Ukraine' - Raw Story | Apollyon | Scoop.it

U.S. President Joe Biden on Saturday pledged Washington's support for Kyiv in its battle against the Russian invasion, warning that Vladimir Putin would "not stop" at Ukraine. "Putin is not going to stop at Ukraine," Biden said alongside French President Emmanuel Macron after talks in Paris.

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A call for state AG investigations of sexual abuse in the SBC – BaptistNews.com

A call for state AG investigations of sexual abuse in the SBC – BaptistNews.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

As the Southern Baptist Convention prepares for its annual gathering next week in Indianapolis, few in the abuse survivor community hold any expectation that it will make meaningful progress toward protecting kids and congregants against clergy sex abuse.

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'Hypocrisy at its best': Outpouring of disdain after pastor's prayer targets Trump enemies - Raw Story

An Arizona pastor delivered a benediction laced with vindication ahead of former President Donald Trump's town hall on Thursday.

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