Terrorism
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Islamic State militants target Afghanistan prison

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/03/20, 12:02 pm

At least 39 people died and 50 others sustained injuries after a suicide bomber detonated explosives in a car at the main entrance to a prison in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on Sunday. Other armed militants stormed inside the facility and opened fire. Afghan security forces regained control of the prison by Monday afternoon and recaptured about 1,000 prisoners who escaped during the attack, said Attaullah Khogyani, the provincial governor’s spokesman.

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Genetic engineering and other threats

Faith & Inspiration | Graduates, in 2005 and today, need to stand firm in the faith. The fourth in a series of “stump speeches”
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 8/01/20, 12:47 pm

Over the past few months, we’ve posted in the Saturday Series a few of my never-published speeches on topics that are still relevant.

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Court overturns Boston bomber’s death sentence

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 7/31/20, 05:45 pm

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will spend the rest of his life in jail, but how he dies will depend on the jury in a new penalty phase trial, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday. A three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found bias among the jurors who sentenced Tsarnaev for carrying out the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing with his brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

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