• Why the Church Doesnt Need Any More Starbucks
  • Bodies of ‘hundreds’ of children buried in mass grave – BBC News
  • New Orleans took out an ad in a Houston newspaper to share a powerful message of hope.
  • 8-year-old biracial boy allegedly lynched by teens in New Hampshire
  • Fergie & Josh Duhamel Announce Separation After Eight Years Of Marriage

Why the Church Doesnt Need Any More Starbucks

ShareTweet More and more on my social media feeds I have been seeing a lot of churches boast of the cool, trendy new initiatives that they have begun. I have seen pictures of coffee bars that resemble Starbucks. I have seen lighting that resembles one seen on Broadway. I have read catchy sermon titles and have seen how people have brought the movies into their sermons. In so many of…

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Bodies of ‘hundreds’ of children buried in mass grave – BBC News

It opened in 1864 and provided care for orphans or children from broken homes. It closed in 1981, having looked after 11,600 children. A burial plot, containing the bodies of a number of children, was uncovered by two former residents of Smyllum in 2003. Frank Docherty and Jim Kane discovered an overgrown, unmarked section of St Mary’s Cemetery during their efforts to reveal physical abuse which they said many former…

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New Orleans took out an ad in a Houston newspaper to share a powerful message of hope.

When Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2005, people around the country joined forces to help the relief efforts, with the city of Houston taking on a big role. The Texas city, just a few hundred miles down Interstate 10, stepped up and provided support for New Orleans evacuees. Houston’s Astrodome was repurposed into a shelter, area school districts adapted to meet new demand, and both local celebrities and everyday…

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UK terror threat increased to critical

Police Scotland said it would be increasing the number of armed officers on patrol, particularly at key locations and crowded places. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionParsons Green: PM says terror threat raised to critical The use of the military to assist police has been done under the first phase of Operation Temperer, a government plan to deploy troops to help police following major terrorist attacks, which…

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Video of cop taking money out of hot dog vendor’s wallet sparks outrage

An incident between a University of California Berkeley police officer and a local hot dog vendor has quickly gone viral after video shows the officer writing a ticket and sifting through the vendor’s wallet to take his money. The video was posted by a man named Martin Flores on Facebook on Saturday evening as he was trying to buy a hot dog from the man he identified as Juan. According to Berkeleyside,…

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Arie Luyendyk Jr. Allegedly Bangs Teenage Sorority Girls

Attention Bachelor Nation: this dumpster fire of a franchise keeps rolling out hit after hit in terms of their newest choice for Bachelor, a guy they found behind the dumpster in a Starbucks parking lot Arie Luyendyk Jr. Will I ever learn how to spell that name without Googling it? Absolutely not. Why? Because Wells Fucking Adams would have been a lot easier to spell, and a lot more enjoyable…

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All 5 former U.S. presidents team up to support hurricane relief

The job of president of the United States is never finished. As Hurricane Harvey approached southeastern Texas last week, experts warned that it had the potential to be a cataclysmic, catastrophic event. When the storm settled over Houston and emptied trillions of gallons of rain on the city, it was clear that it surpassed even the direst predictions. Charities have been overwhelmed with donations—Houston Texans star J.J. Watt has been able…

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Two New Harry Potter Books Are On The Way To Answer Your Childhood Prayers

September has been and gone, and yet again, you didn’t receive your Hogwarts acceptance letter. For years, you have assumed that your letter was lost during the Battle of Hogwarts, and that soon, the error would be realized and you could dust off your trunk and head for Platform 9¾. But, sadly, with no sign of that famous green inked envelope, it’s time to resign to the fact that you…

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The Best ‘Bachelor In Paradise’ Finale Recap You’ll Ever Read: The Last Day Of Amanda’s Childless Vacation

Well fam, we did it. We made it to the finale of and all it took was one sex ed class from Chris Harrison, a crudely mishandled sexual assault allegation, the downfall of Dean, and more scallop jokes than were really necessary. BUT WE FUCKING DID IT. I feel like I’ve aged 20 years in the process and my liver has definitely taken a hit here, but I guess I’ll…

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Violent Body Cam Footage Shows Nurse Being Arrested For Doing Her Job

We all rely on the emergency services to help and protect us. However, it would appear that they cannot protect themselves from each other as this shocking footage shows. The appalling 19 minute clip shows the moment a head nurse is violently arrested by a Utah police officer. The footage, released by nurse Alex Wubbels and her attorney, will make your jaw drop, especially when you learn why it happened……

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Woman Caught Biting And Hitting Her Dog On A Train In Tragic Animal Abuse Video

Shocking footage has emerged of a woman in Toronto horrifically abusing her dog on the subway. The three-minute video, which can be seen below, was uploaded onto YouTube by Roxy Yuang and is hugely upsetting. The woman can be seen repeatedly biting and striking her dog, which constantly tries to run away from its abusive owner. The woman in question can repeatedly be heard saying “stop it now, you hear…

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Americans Were Asked To Find North Korea On A Map, And The Results Are Pretty Worrying

Given the amount that North Korea versus the United States of America is dominating the news right now, you’d think that most Americans would know where their “new enemy” is on the map. Donald Trump and his rival, Kim Jong-un, were all over the news on Tuesday night, after Trump issued a warning to the North Korean leader saying that they would feel “fire and fury” if they didn’t back…

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“My Wife Had Enough”: Husband Lets Wife Go to Heaven After Giving Birth to 6th Child, Making the Ultimate Sacrifice

ShareTweet When mother-of-five Carrie DeKlyen started waking up with bad headaches in March, she thought she may be experiencing the symptoms of migraines. But as the pain intensified and the pounding in her head induced vomiting, she thought she should probably get the condition checked out. To her and her husband Nick’s shock, Carrie’s first brain scan revealed their worst nightmare: cancer.  Initially, doctors thought the mass in her brain…

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No, Black Lives Matter protesters did not block Harvey rescue efforts in Houston

Hyper-conservatives blogs supporting President Donald Trump are spreading fake news about Black Lives Matter protesters blocking rescue efforts in Houston, Texas, following Hurricane Harvey. The post, which was shared on the Mr. Conservative Facebook page that has more than 2 million followers, claims the photo is of Black Lives Matter protesters in the headline but does not mention them in the post. On Facebook, the fake news has already garnered more than 5,000…

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Malala calls for defence of Rohingya – BBC News

Human rights “I think we can’t even imagine for a second what it’s like when your citizenship, your right to live in a country, is completely denied,” said Malala. “This should be a human rights issue. Governments should react to it. People are being displaced, they’re facing violence. Image copyright Reuters Image caption Malala received her A-level results this summer “I want to make friends just as the girl Malala…

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Python found lurking in bathroom toilet in Southend – BBC News

Image copyright Laura Cowell Image caption Royal pythons can grow to about 150cm (5ft) but this is “a baby”, rescuers said Mrs Cowell said the toilet had been “blocked for several days and the water wasn’t draining well”, but at the time, she did not know why. Image copyright Laura Cowell Image caption The snake was taken away safely by a reptile specialist After phoning several potential rescuers, Rob Yeldham,…

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Equifaxs Hacking Nightmare Gets Even Worse For Victims

After Equifax Inc. revealed that sensitive data on two of every five Americans was exposed in a cyberattack, thousands logged onto a company website to see if they were at risk. For many, the site didn’t work at first. But for those who got through, a nasty surprise was waiting. If your data had been stolen, Equifax offered a free year of credit monitoring known as “TrustedID Premier.” But some fine…

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Step Up Your Hot Chocolate Game With Alcohol-Infused Marshmallows

If you’re already into double digits of your PSL indulgence since its release, you might be looking for a new way to shake up your fall beverages. With cooler temps becoming the norm, you probably want to keep it toasty, though. Well, look no further than these alcohol-infused marshmallows to help take your hot chocolate to the next level this season. According to PopSugar, you’ll want to head on over…

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Actress Martha Plimpton Brags About Her “Best Abortion”Backfires When Twitter Calls Her Out

ShareTweet Martha Plimpton is best known for her roles in television shows like The Goonies and The Real O’Neils, but this week she’s making headlines for a much more disturbing reason. A video shot in June at the Seattle #ShoutYourAbortion event is just starting to gain widespread attention after it was released online. Plimpton, who attended the same event in March of 2016 adorned in an “abortion” dress stamped with…

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Trump Punishes Longtime Aide After Angry Phoenix Speech, Sources Say

Donald Trump was in a bad mood before he emerged for a confrontational speech in Arizona last week. TV and social media coverage showed that the site of his campaign rally, the Phoenix Convention Center, was less than full. Backstage, waiting in a room with a television monitor, Trump was displeased, one person familiar with the incident said: TV optics and crowd sizes are extremely important to the president.  As…

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‘Impressive’ Perseid meteor shower seen over UK – BBC News

Image copyright @KeithTrueman Image caption BBC News website reader Keith Trueman captured the meteor shower against the background of the Milky Way on Exmoor Image copyright Michiko Smith Image caption Michiko Smith took a series of photos, including this one, from her back garden in Normanton, West Yorkshire Image copyright Darren Felgate Image caption Darren Felgate said this was taken from his back garden near the cricket ground in Scarborough…

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Houston’s mayor sent a blunt message of support to undocumented immigrants fleeing Harvey.

A truck driver estimates the depth of the water surrounding him near an abandoned truck. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images. With President Donald Trump’s immigration crackdown looming and Hurricane Harvey’s devastating effects still unaccounted for, many undocumented Houstonians were left to wonder if it was safe to leave their homes and seek help during the storm. But Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, who is also a lawyer, is standing up for…

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