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Traffic jam at U.S.-Mexico border

International | Truckers work overtime to make deliveries in case the border closes
by Mindy Belz
Posted 4/03/19, 02:59 pm

MEXICO: Republican leaders in Congress and leading trade groups are urging President Donald Trump not to close the U.S.-Mexico border, as he threatens to do, saying it would be economically devastating.

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Banned in Beijing

Persecution | Chinese authorities shut down a church they’ve spent years harassing
by June Cheng
Posted 3/29/19, 11:12 am

Last weekend, Chinese Communist authorities formally shut down Shouwang Church. The influential house church in Beijing made international headlines in 2011 when officials kicked the Christian believers out of their building and arrested them as they worshipped outdoors.

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Left behind

Politics | The Trump campaign promised to champion persecuted Christians, but the numbers tell a different story
by Harvest Prude
Posted 3/28/19, 02:53 pm

When Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, Christians had good reason to believe the United States had turned a corner when it came to prioritizing persecuted believers overseas. But under his administration refugee admissions have plunged to historic lows, with persecuted Christians in the Middle East suffering from the fallout.

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