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By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Thousands of Christians Remain Displaced in Philippines

(International Christian Concern) –A year after Islamic militants were dispersed from the city of Marawi in the Philippines, thousands of Christians remain displaced. Although the city has been liberated, most More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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New ‘Skyscraper’ trailer has Dwayne Johnson leaping from a building into flames

Universal has released a new Skyscraper trailer for the upcoming action film centered around Dwayne Johnson. The film is based on an original idea by writer/director Rawson Marshall Thurber (We’re the Millers) More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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California: Castle View Elementary School teacher Linda Montgomery held hostage by angry parent

A Riverside elementary school was evacuated Tuesday when an angry parent barricaded himself in a classroom with 70-year-old female teacher. The hostage situation was at Castle View Elementary School, located on More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
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Pastor Saeed Abedini confirms Iran waited ‘for another plane’ to arrive before setting hostages free

photo/ Public domain pictures via Pixabay President Obama and the White House officials continue to deny the Iranian payoff of $400 million is not connected to the release of prisoners from Iranian jail, but Pastor Saeed More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 4th, 2016
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Obama administration defends $400 million ‘ransom’ payment to Iran

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest denied $400 million paid to the Iranians was linked to the release of prisoners in January, saying the payment settled a longstanding dispute between the two countries from More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 20th, 2015
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Tunis museum terrorist attack: 9 arrests, links to Libya as ISIS to blame

Tunisian authorities have arrested nine people allegedly linked to Wednesday’s attack apparently targeting tourists at a museum in Tunis that killed at least 21 people and injured 47 others. “Security More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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ISIS victim, Kayla Mueller, letter released by family

Along with confirming the death of their only daughter Tuesday, Kayla Mueller’s parents have released the last letter she wrote to them while in the hands of ISIS. It begins, “Everyone, If you are receiving More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, January 5th, 2015
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Damien Williams identified as NC man who took hostages at a motel, killed himself

The North Carolina man suspected of murder, who holed up in a motel room in Charlotte with hostages and later apparently shot himself, has been identified by police. Damien Lamer Williams, 24, used a firearm in More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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American female aid worker held by ISIS for $6.6 million ransom, release of Aafia Siddiqui

The Islamic State has a female hostage and is now blackmailing America for her release. $6.6 million and the release of a prisoner is the current price for the unidentfied American aid worker. The Sunni Muslim terror More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, May 18th, 2014
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Brazil: Prisoners capture over 120 hostages following riot

Authorities in Brazil are working to free 122 hostages taken during a prison riot in the country’s state of Sergipe. The Sunday AFP report says negotiations have begun to rescue “mainly visitors” More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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This Day in History: ‘Hello Dolly’ opened, Ike took control and the Shah in Iran fled to Egypt

A few moments in time have been carved out on January 16. In fact, seventy years ago, during World War II General Dwight D. Eisenhower formally assumed command of the Allied forces in London. It was twenty years More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 9th, 2012
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Boko Haram blamed for murder of Chris McManus, Franco Lamolinara

The Nigerian president blames the deaths of two european men on radical Islamist group Boko Haram, after a failed British-Nigerian rescue attempt. Chris McManus and Franco Lamolinara A new report confirms that two More...


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