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Bristol Post
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A Christian street preacher and Army Major has been cleared of a religiously aggravated public order offence.Major Adrian Clark was found not guilty after magistrates ruled a case against him had not been proved by the Crown Prosecution Service.Mr Clark from St Werburghs walked free from the dock, while his two fellow preachers remain on trial after a similar application to throw out the case against them was dismissed.Read more: Live - day two of the Bristol Street preachers trialThe men were...
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TIME - Top Stories
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Some of it is in her own evocative words. She describes the rape and how she told her brother about it, resulting in her attacker going to jail for a single day. Four days after his release, he was murdered, presumably by members of Angelou's family or friends of the family. She tells how she became effectively mute for five years thereafter. I thought my voice killed him, she says. More importantly, she describes how she awoke to the world of verse and how she used it to express her enduring faith in the American story. In her inauguration poem she laments the human condition: Each of you, a bordered country, Delicate and strangely made proud, Yet thrusting perpetually under siege. And yet then, in the next stanza, she writes: There is a true yearning to respond to The singing River and the wise Rock. So say the Asian, the Hispanic, the Jew The African, the Native American, the Sioux, The Catholic, the Muslim, the French, the Greek The Irish, the Rabbi, the Priest, the Sheik, The Gay, the Straight, the Preacher, The privileged, the homeless, the Teacher.
The Sun Daily
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The suspects are being tried in Ankara and face multiple life sentences. Dressed smartly in suits, they were led into the courthouse by paramilitary forces in front of television cameras surrounded by heavy security and a water cannon truck. The courtroom was packed with security forces including police with shields behind the suspects as the judge confirmed the identities of those on trial. The coup was blamed on Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, living in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania, and his movement. Gulen strongly denies the charges. Turkey says the Gulen movement is a terrorist organisation and the suspects in Ankara also face charges of being a member of an armed terror group. The men went on trial after 47 suspects, mainly soldiers, appeared in court for the first time on Monday in the southern city of Mugla, accused of plotting to assassinate Erdogan.
MintPress News
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According to TIME, Bannon “seemed to relish the opportunity to clean out the old order and build a new one in its place.” Indeed, in a speech to the Liberty Restoration Foundation in 2011, Bannon said : “We had the revolution. We had the civil war. We had the Great Depression and World War Two. This is the great Fourth Turning in American history, and we’re going to be one thing on the other side.” So when Robert Reich, who served in the Clinton administration, says that if left “ unsupervised by people who know what they're doing Trump and Bannon could... bring the world closer to a nuclear holocaust ” he isnt being hysterical. If Bannon was a Muslim then he wouldnt be let anywhere near the White House, never mind left with the keys. Instead the world would unite in calling him an extremist and hate preacher. There would be a global urgency to stopping him from further radicalising people for his ultimate goal of global jihad.
Sky News
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Just over a year ago, January 2016, there were choice and colourful insults thrown at the candidate, now president. A Tory MP Victoria Atkins called him a wazzock. She said if she went to a pub in her constituency people would tell him he is a wazzock for his immigration ban on Muslims. Bonkers, she said. He was likened to a hate preacher.
Sky News
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She said if he met constituents they would tell him he was a wazzock. During that debate SNP 's called him a hate preacher and so one. It to very heated although he was defended by some Tory MPs. From memory, Philip Davies praised him for being what he called a one-man campaign against political correctness.
21stCenturyWire
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I am told the reason the camp has managed to stay out of the fray is because “between Baba Amr (about 1.5km away) and the camp there was the Syrian army, which is why rebels couldnt come into the camp.” Another tells me that “Dialogue really helped this camp. There was a lot of dialogue here. Some of the Palestinian leaders have been involved in reconciliation efforts and facilitating between rebels and the Syrian government.” Hamas crops up again. The men talk about being repelled at the speeches of sectarian Islamist preacher Yusuf Qaradawi and others “who showed no remorse over Syrian deaths.” But, says one, “the Hamas section in this camp refused to have any part in the Syrian crisis. Hamas officials here – their families are here, they grew up here. In Yarmouk, some of them came from as far away as Gaza.” Darwish steps in to explain their interest in keeping the peace.
Sputnik International
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The Sun Daily
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KUALA LUMPUR: The amendments to Act 355 that seek to increase the punishment under the syariah law is not meant to be cruel to public, but to ensure peace in the country, prominent preacher Ustaz Azhar Idrus said today. In any religion or institution, punishments are carried out in order to maintain security, he told tens of thousands of Act 355 rally supporters at Padang Merbok. "To have peace, there needs to be punishments. Tell me, is there any one country that does not have laws and enforcement officers? "If someone robs your house, do you just forgive him? Of course the offender must be brought to justice. "In any religion, we want peace. And everybody agrees that wrongdoers shall be punished," he said. Azhar said punishments are carried out to deter the public from committing a crime. "When there's punishment, people will be afraid to break the law.
The Sun Daily
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KUALA LUMPUR: Thousands of supporters, mostly clad in purple, have flocked into the city centre as early as 8am for the Act 355 rally which is set to begin shortly. Supporters are seen in groups at various locations, some having made their way to the Padang Merbok here where the rally will take place, while others gathered in Masjid Negara and Sogo as their starting points. Several roads have been cordoned off by the police since noon to facilitate movement of the participants. PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang is expected to speak to the crowd later tonight. Other prominent speakers expected to take the stage include party deputy president Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man, preacher Ustaz Azhar Idrus and Federal Territories Mufti Datuk Dr Zulkifli Albakiri. Umno's Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom, who is Minister in the Prime Minister's Department, will also take centre stage.
Techradar
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The show is based around Josh, an awkward 20-something gay male who takes all the trials of tribulations of life and recounts them in a brutally honest fashion. The show is a comedy but it adds pathos. The closest thing to it in the US is Louie and thats no bad thing. Seasons on Amazon Prime Video: 4 Amazon of a Preacher, man! Preacher is the next big comic-book adaptation and my god it's good. It takes the deranged feel of the graphic novels and translates it well to the small screen. Dominic Cooper is great as small-town preacher Jesse Custer who, inhabited by a strange spirit, starts to do God's work in a small America town with his ex girlfriend (A brilliant Ruth Negga) and an Irish vampire, played by Misfits' Joe Gilgun as his cohorts. Get your free 30-day Amazon Prime trial The whole season of Preacher is now available on Amazon Prime.
BBC News 24
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I have been told I'm a false preacher and I'm going to hell by members of those churches. Conforming is an easy way of avoiding conflict and hurt and people like Ed Shaw represent a tiny minority of both the gay and lesbian community in relationship with God as indeed I do with mine.
The Week
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Daily Mail - USA
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She's the daughter of a preacher. But that didn't stop Katy Perry from cursing on live TV, as she arrived for the Grammy Awards on Sunday night.
Daily Express
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The Guardian - World news
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Vocal Donald Trump critic says he wants Germany to be an ‘anchor of hope’ after he was voted in by parliamentary assembly A centre-left politician who once characterised Donald Trump as a “hate preacher” has been elected president of Germany. The former foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was voted in on Sunday by a parliamentary assembly made up of 1,260 MPs and representatives of Germany’s 16 states. Steinmeier, a member of the Social Democratic party, had guaranteed the support both of his own centre-left bloc and Angela Merkel’s centre-right Christian Democratic party, who between them hold a majority of 923 seats in the assembly. Continue reading...
Nottingham Evening Post
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A cleric sent a rant to MP Anna Soubry told her to 'burn in hell' over her stance on Brexit.Reverend Philip Fowles has now been suspended from his job and reported to police over the email to the member for Broxtowe.The message from the Anglican lay preacher, which also claimed that the pro-Remain Conservative MP was a traitor and a disgrace to our great party, had been sent using an official email account from the retirement homes where he works to Ms Soubry's Commons...
Politico
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http://bit.ly/2kXuGoj --“Will Violence Save Football?” – GQ: “In this excerpt from his new book, ‘But What If Were Wrong?’, Chuck Klosterman wonders if the sport that defines America will survive not in spite of its brutality but because of it.” http://bit.ly/2lsoXaz ... $15.11 on Amazon http://amzn.to/2kQDb1H --“Holy Warriors Against the Welfare State,” by Jennifer C. Berkshire in The Baffler: “A dispatch from the dark heart of DeVos-land.” http://bit.ly/2l1UVcB --“How Anna Nicole Smith Became America’s Punchline,” by Sarah Marshall in BuzzFeed: “From her first Playboy appearance in 1992 to her death in 2007, Anna Nicole Smith’s story was about a beautiful girl lifted up from the dust, and then about a beautiful woman destroyed.” http://bzfd.it/2lz9Ybz --“The Preacher and the Sheriff,” by Nathaniel Rich in the NYT Magazine: “A young, shackled black man is shot to death — and the police say he killed himself.
Sky News - UK
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Daily Express
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AN extremist group with links to hate preacher Anjem Choudary have been jailed for a total of 22 years for their part in trying to drum up support for Islamic State.
Politico
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Clyde Payne, who oversaw the OSHA investigation into the tugboat accident and has since retired, was shocked to learn that the government had continued doing business with VT Halter after the explosion. “We’re talking about human life here, not just dollars and cents,” he said. “It sends the wrong message.” Yet the course of business continued apace. In the seven years since the accident, the Navy has awarded VT Halter at least $345 million in contracts, a figure that makes the OSHA fines seem like a small tax. A VT Halter spokeswoman declined to make the company’s chief executive available for an interview and did not respond to a half-dozen requests by phone, email and text requesting an interview with another company official. *** John Williams Jr. was known simply as “Preacher” among his co-workers. He often arrived at work early and prayed in his truck for God to keep his co-workers safe.
BBC News 24
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He voted for Donald Trump. Hollis is heavily involved in local politics and he's a preacher. His Christian compassion, though, does not extend to those he feels are a threat to his way of life. There you go, kids, that will keep you warm. If they come among us, then try to enact something, say, sharia law... Who is trying to do that? If groups of radical Islamic people begin to show up who will eventually attempt to harm our women, those militant people need to understand that the women of Montana are armed.