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|Worthy News Brief - June 2, 2014|
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Worthy News Features
Status of Six Christians Detained in Tehran Uncertain
Six Farsi-speaking Christians who were arrested while celebrating Easter are still being held in custody at an unknown location, according to Mohabat News.
Sudan To Free Christian Mother On Death Row
A woman sentenced to be hanged to death in Sudan for marrying a Christian American citizen and refusing to renounce her faith in Christ will be "freed within days", a government official said Saturday, May 31.
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Around the World
Assad Hiding Chemical Weapons Activist Charges
Opposition figures have accused the Syrian regime of hiding chemical weapons in remote Alawite regions of northwestern Syria, defying its international commitment to eliminate its chemical stockpile by the end of June.
U.S. Soldier Held by Taliban Released in Exchange for Afghan Detainees
Amid jubilation Saturday over the release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from captivity by the Taliban, senior Republicans on Capitol Hill said they were troubled by the means by which it was accomplished, which was a deal to release five Afghan detainees from the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Cabinet Votes on 'Terrorist Bill'
Prior to a vote on the so-called terrorist bill at the weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday, Economy and Trade Minister Naftali Bennett called on cabinet ministers to support the bill, which would legally prevent certain terrorists from being pardoned.
Palestinian Unity Government to be Announced Monday, Despite Israeli Threats
The Palestinian unity government with Hamas will be announced on Monday "despite Israeli threats," Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Saturday.
Israel Air Force Continues to Build Its Firepower
The firepower of the Israel Air Force (IAF) will be four times greater by year's end than it was two years ago, according to its commander, Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel, enabling Israel to bring another round of fighting with Hezbollah to a swift end.
IDF Retaliates After Mortar Shell Hits Mount Hermon
Israel fired artillery shells at a target in Syria early Monday morning after a mortar shell from the war-torn country hit Mount Hermon, opening a second front hours after returning fire into Gaza.
Israel to deploy nuclear-armed submarines off Iran coast
Israel is to deploy three submarines equipped with nuclear cruise missiles in the Persian Gulf, the Sunday Times reported on Sunday.
Inside the United States
NSA Collecting Millions of Facial Images from Internet
The National Security Agency is harvesting huge numbers of images of people from communications that it intercepts through its global surveillance operations for use in sophisticated facial recognition programs, according to top-secret documents.
Bergdahl Release Raises Questions Over Congressional Authority, Security
As America's only prisoner of war in Afghanistan was transferred back to U.S. custody, Republicans challenged the Obama administration's insistence it did not negotiate with terrorists in securing the soldier's release and say the move was illegal and could embolden terrorists around the globe.
Pastors Asked To Denounce Same-Sex Marriage From Pulpit on June 1st
Declaring that "God will not be mocked," the American Pastors Network (APN) is calling upon clergy to preach in support of traditional marriage on Sunday, June 1st, in response to recent court rulings that overturned same-sex marriage bans in Oregon and Pennsylvania.
Christian Baker Ordered to Create Wedding Cakes for a Same-Sex 'Wedding'
The Colorado Civil Rights Division is telling a Lakewood, Colorado, baker he must violate his faith and create "wedding" cakes for same-sex duos, even though the state doesn't recognize such unions.
GOP Shows Signs of Retreat on Obamacare
Republican candidates have begun to retreat in recent weeks from their all-out assault on the Affordable Care Act in favor of a more piecemeal approach, suggesting they would preserve some aspects of the law while jettisoning others.
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