Internet Giants Announce Major Joint ‘Hate Speech’ Initiative With European Union: ‘No Place for Hate Speech’

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Quran scholar: Martyrs get raisins, not virgins

Note to jihadists: It’s raisins you’ll get in heaven for acts of martyrdom – not virgins. That’s according to at least one scholar who studied the Quran’s original text and found the word that’s been commonly translated to mean “virgin” in times of late actually means “raisin.” The revelation came to light during a recent […]

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Third of coral ‘dead or dying’ in parts of Barrier Reef

At least 35 percent of corals in parts of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef are dead or dying from mass bleaching caused by global warming, scientists said Monday. The assessment was made following months of aerial and underwater surveys after the worst bleaching in recorded history first became evident

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Japan puts military on alert for possible North Korea missile launch

TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) – Japan put its military on alert on Monday for a possible North Korean ballistic missile firing, while South Korea also said it had detected evidence of launch preparations, officials from Japan and South Korea said. Tension in the region has been high since North Korea conducted

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