Harvest Prude

Harvest is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute and a reporter for WORLD.

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A long time coming

Congress | Congress finally approves aid for Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq and Syria
by Harvest Prude
Posted 12/06/18, 04:56 pm

WASHINGTON—After years of delays, persecuted religious minorities victimized by Islamic State (ISIS) in 2014 in Iraq and Syria are set to get some relief from the U.S. government.

Congress last week unanimously passed The Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act, designed to provide aid to Christians, Yazidis, Shia Muslims, and other religious minorities that underwent displacement and genocide at the hands of ISIS.

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Transgender import

| President Trump is pushing Congress to ratify his signature trade deal, but progressive social provisions make it a tough pill for conservative lawmakers to swallow
by Harvest Prude
Posted 12/06/18, 03:25 pm

Dairy quotas and steel tariffs do not bring to mind progressive sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) policies. But that’s exactly what negotiators slipped into the new United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) that leaders of all three countries signed in late November.

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Houston says goodbye to Bush

by Harvest Prude
Posted 12/06/18, 01:04 pm

About 1,200 guests attended an invitation-only funeral service for former President George H.W. Bush on Thursday in his adopted state of Texas. Bush died Friday at the age of 94. After a state funeral Wednesday in Washington, D.C., his body was transported back to Houston, where it lay in repose at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church.

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