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‘A Town Deserves to Have Jesus Christ in It’: Christians Push Back Against Ohio City’s Decision to Nix Nativity Display

Christians are pushing back in one Ohio city after an atheist group from out of state threatened to sue if city officials allowed a nativity scene to be placed on the courthouse lawn during the Christmas season. The Record-Courier reports the nativity scene, which was displayed on the lawn of the Ravenna Courthouse last year, drew several complaints, including a ...

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Brexit: Theresa May in final push to win support for deal

Image copyright DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Image Theresa May is set to hold a series of private meetings with backbench MPs as she bids to win support for her Brexit deal before Tuesday’s historic vote. The withdrawal agreement has been endorsed by EU leaders but now needs Parliament’s backing. Newspaper reports over the weekend said the vote would be delayed – but ...

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Exclusive: GE’s push to fix power turbine problem goes global

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Utilities are shutting down at least 18 of General Electric Co’s (GE.N) newest gas turbines for repairs at power plants from Taiwan to France, according to more than a dozen interviews with plant operators and industry experts. A worker walks past a gas turbine under construction at the gas turbines production unit of the General Electric ...

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‘Our airplanes are safe,’ Boeing says as officials push training

JAKARTA/SEATTLE (Reuters) – Aviation authorities in Indonesia and India on Thursday pushed for more simulator training for Boeing Co 737 MAX pilots following the deadly Lion Air crash, while the world’s largest planemaker reiterated that its top-selling jetliner was safe. FILE PHOTO: Dennis Muilenburg, CEO, Boeing speaks during a roundtable discussion on defense issues with U.S. President Donald Trump at ...

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Afghan peace push backed by surge in air strikes, operations

KABUL (Reuters) – The death last week of the Taliban’s senior leader in southern Afghanistan in a U.S. air strike highlights a surge in operations amid pressure to coax the increasingly confident insurgents to accept talks to end the 17-year war. As U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad makes a fresh round of visits to Afghanistan and neighboring countries this week ...

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Testy talks, tangled taxes: Amazon’s slow push into Brazil’s retail jungle

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc is struggling to ramp up its operations in Brazil, a promising market that so far has proven difficult for the world’s largest online retailer to crack, according to nearly twenty people with knowledge of the situation. FILE PHOTO: Area manager Alyssa Wells retrieves packages to put them on a conveyor line for scanning and ...

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