China calls well-known house church an ‘evil cult’

International | Government officials crack down on Early Rain Covenant Church, arresting 100
by Mindy Belz
Posted 12/10/18, 04:24 pm

CHINA: Authorities launched a crackdown on Early Rain Covenant Church Sunday night, arresting Pastor Wang Yi, all church elders except one, church members, seminary students, and parents of students attending the church schools.

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May delays Brexit vote

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 12/10/18, 12:14 pm

Labour Party lawmakers clamored for British Prime Minister Theresa May to resign on Monday after her speech delaying the parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal. May acknowledged she expected to lose the vote initially scheduled for Tuesday by a “significant margin.” Her plan for how to withdraw the United Kingdom from the European Union received approval from Cabinet ministers last month.

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France endures more riots

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 12/10/18, 10:51 am

French President Emmanuel Macron will deliver a televised address Monday evening, his first public statement in more than a week amid escalating protests and riots over nationwide utility and tax hikes. Macron is expected to announce a series of measures to reduce taxes and boost purchasing power, including slashing taxes on overtime and speeding up tax cuts and year-end bonuses for low-income workers. The president met with local and national politicians as well as union and business leaders on Monday morning at the presidential palace to hear their concerns.

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