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ISIS claims stabbing attack in Australia

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/09/18, 10:05 am

A terrorist stabbed three people, killing one, during the afternoon rush hour Friday in Melbourne, Australia. The Somali man got out of a pickup truck laden with barbecue gas cylinders that then caught fire. He proceeded to attack three bystanders with a knife. Responding police officers shot him in the chest, and authorities confirmed the man later died in the hospital. The two injured bystanders are also hospitalized.

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Pro-life group defunded but not destroyed

Abortion | Texas center says it will keep serving women after state cancels contract
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 10/22/18, 05:31 pm

The leader of a pro-life group under fire in Texas for how it used state funds said headlines declaring the group incompetent and a failure are part of a “pro-choice, pro-abort smear.”

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Australian prime minister apologizes to abuse victims

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 10/22/18, 01:14 pm

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, in an emotional speech before Parliament Monday, formally apologized to victims of child sexual abuse in his country. Hundreds of victims attended the speech, which came after the close of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, the nation’s highest level of inquiry. The four-year investigation heard evidence and accusations from more than 17,000 victims, implicating members of government, church and private institutions, and other public figures.

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