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Greg Laurie Reveals the Simple Statement That Snapped Him Out of a Life of Confusion

Greg Laurie has become one of the most well-known preachers in America. He’s the founder of Harvest Crusade and Harvest America and the pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, Calif., but the well-known faith leader wasn’t always a believer. In fact, his early years were characterized by a lack of faith, drugs and generally moving in the “wrong direction.” ...

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Cyprus hands Egyptian plane hijacker over to Cairo – statement

CAIRO (Reuters) – Cyprus has handed over to Cairo an Egyptian man who hijacked an airliner to the island in 2016 using a fake explosive belt, Egypt’s state prosecutor said on Saturday, after a court ruling cleared the way for his extradition. The prosecutor said in a statement that Seif Eldin Mustafa was handed over to an Egyptian Interpol team ...

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Yad Vashem center criticizes Israeli-Polish statement on Holocaust law

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s main Holocaust memorial criticized as historically inaccurate on Thursday a joint statement by the Israeli and Polish prime ministers aimed at ending a dispute over Holocaust legislation in Poland. The Jerusalem-based center, Yad Vashem, challenged in particular the validity of the leaders’ assertion that the Polish underground and government-in-exile in World War Two came to the ...

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Gavin Williamson interrupted by Siri during Commons statement

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson appeared to be interrupted by Siri on his iPhone as he addressed MPs in the Commons. It led him to pause his statement on the fight against Islamic State as Speaker John Bercow remarked on the “very rum business”. Mr Williamson apologised for the “intervention”, adding: “It is very rare that you’re heckled by your own ...

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Wall Street edges higher after ECB statement, retail sales data

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks ticked higher on Thursday after the European Central Bank promised not to raise euro zone interest rates before the middle of next year and on better-than-expected May retail sales. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S. June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid The bank’s statement came as ...

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Iraq names judges who will take over elections commission: statement

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq’s Supreme Judicial Council, the highest judicial authority, met on Sunday and named judges tasked with taking over the country’s elections commission following allegations of widespread violations in a May parliamentary election, its spokesman said. FILE PHOTO: Iraqi Independent High Electoral Commission staff members distribute ballot boxes and polling materials to polling stations in Basra, Iraq May ...

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Iran’s Guards kill nine militants who crossed border from Iraq: statement

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said on Saturday they had killed nine militants in a security operation carried out in the northwest of the country near the border with Iraq. The militants had planned an attack in northern Iraq before crossing over the border into Iran on Friday, according to an IRGC statement carried by state media. “Members ...

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Jordan’s King appoints al-Razzaz to form new government: statement

AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordan’s King Abdullah appointed Omar al-Razzaz to form a new government, a palace statement said on Tuesday, after Hani Mulki resigned as prime minister in a bid to defuse major protests over price hikes. Omar al Razzaz is seen in Amman, Jordan April 10, 2018. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed Razzaz, a former World Bank economist, served as education minister ...

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