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Nigerian Christians seek U.S. intervention

International | Several communities still feel the effects of Boko Haram and armed Fulani herdsmen
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/18/19, 05:21 pm

Nigerian Christians terrorized by the Islamist group Boko Haram and insurgent, militant herdsmen implored U.S. President Donald Trump last week to intervene in their increasingly forgotten crisis.

Boko Haram’s violence in northeastern Nigeria has killed tens of thousands of people. The insurgency has withered down to sporadic attacks, but hundreds of people remain in captivity, including about 110 girls kidnapped in 2014 from Chibok, and Leah Sharibu, a Christian schoolgirl taken in 2018 and remains in captivity because of her faith.

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Report: U.S. ready for cyberattack on Russia

by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/17/19, 12:23 pm

WASHINGTON—The United States has infiltrated Russia’s power grid and could unleash a cyberattack, The New York Times reported Saturday. According to current and former Trump administration officials interviewed by the Times, the administration has deployed computer code into Russian utility systems that could be activated if Russian hackers attack the U.S. power grid.

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A debt to the truth

Television | Chernobyl honestly portrays the disaster that can ensue when people believe in lies 
by Megan Basham
Posted 6/13/19, 01:25 pm

The book of Romans teaches that God’s invisible qualities are evident in His creation—thus, people have no excuse for failing to know Him. It seems fair to posit the inverse is equally true: It shouldn’t take a reading of Calvin’s treatise on total depravity to have a pretty good understanding of our nature as well. In that respect, the ideology of a particular storyteller often isn’t terribly important. So long as he strives to tell his tale honestly, the objective realities of God’s world will shine through.

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