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Worthy News Features
Christian Air Force Chaplain Under Fire for Reference to Atheists
An Air Force chaplain in Alaska who was censored in his weekly column may now facing additional consequences, according to The Washington Times.
Miriam Ibrahim Finally Leaves Sudan, Arrives in Italy
A Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentence under sharia for leaving Islam was flown to Italy with her family after spending more than a month in the U.S. embassy in Khartoum, according to the BBC.
Today's Breaking News
Around the World
Russia Supplying Weapons to Iraq
Russia has begun supplying military helicopters and fighters jets to Iraq, a report said Thursday, as Iraq's defense minister visited Moscow to press for equipment to thwart a jihadist offensive, AFP reported.
'Solution is Israel's Destruction', Iran's Ayatollah Declares
Iranâ€™s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, stated on Wednesday that the only solution for the region is the destruction of Israel, and that the armed confrontation must expand beyond Gaza, the Daily Caller reported.
Hamas Calls for a Third Intifada; UN School Hit (Video)
As Hamas continues to use hospitals, schools and mosques to wage war against Israel, at least 15 were killed and as many as 200 more were wounded at a UN school, as the IDF and Hamas exchanged fire. Meanwhile, Hamas called for the start of a third intifada, and the Palestinian Authority called for a "Day of Rage" today.
Inside the United States
Breakthrough Drug That Cures Hepatitis C May Break Obamacare
A new drug called Solvaldi, created by Gilead Sciences', cures Hepatitis C, however it comes with a $84,000 price tag for a 12-week treatment course. With 3.2 million Americans who carry Hepatitis C, the drug could break Obamacare.
Full Coverage: Illegal Immigrants Flooding the Border
The Obama administration is considering a proposal that would allow foreigners to apply to admission to the United States on humanitarian grounds while still in their native country. Meanwhile, the National Guard troops sent to the border by Gov. Rick Perry of Texas may have the power to make arrests and apprehensions, if the governor chooses to do so.
Deadly 'Superbug' Spreading in U.S. Hospitals
Cases of the contagious and deadly "superbug" known as CRE increased five-fold in community hospitals from 2008 to 2012 in the Southeastern U.S., CNBC reported.
Al Qaeda Working on Digital 9/11 Cyber Attack
Al Qaeda, nation states, and criminals are preparing for major cyber attacks against U.S. infrastructure that could be comparable to the devastating September 11 attacks on New York and Washington, the Washington Free Beacon reported.
Humanist Files Lawsuit to Remove World War I Memorial
A secular group filed a federal lawsuit last week to remove a World War I memorial that honors Maryland residents who died serving their country, according to The Washington Times.
Letters to the Editor