UK May Require Christian Schools to Admit Students of Other Faiths

Politicians in the U.K. are reportedly set to drop plans that would have allowed single-faith schools to remain as they are. Christian schools may soon be required to ensure that half of their students are from different religious backgrounds.

Premier reported on Sunday that although Tory ministers had promised in their election manifesto to scrap plans that would have placed a cap on school admissions, they have now reversed course, due to concerns that Christian-only schools “heighten community divisions.”

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Sweden to hold ‘biggest military exercise in decades’ with NATO amid ‘fears over Russia’

Sweden is preparing to hold what it calls the “first and largest” exercise of its kind in over 20 years involving all of its military branches as well as troops from several NATO countries, to boost its deterrence capabilities, the Swedish military said.

The exercise, Aurora 17, which is scheduled for September, is designed to strengthen Sweden’s defense capabilities and create a “credible and visible” deterrent that would force any potential enemies “to carefully consider the risks of attacking our country,” the Swedish Armed Forces said in statement.

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This August 2017 date could paralyze America

This summer’s largest gathering will make Woodstock look like a backyard barbecue and divide the nation into two parties: those who see it, and those who don’t.

On Mon., Aug. 21, at precisely 10:16 a.m. PDT, the shadow of the moon will touch down in Lincoln City, Ore., marking the landfall of a total solar eclipse that will cross 14 states, all the way past the South Carolina shoreline and into the Atlantic. (The last time such an event happened coast to coast was in 1918.)

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Hawaii seeks to prepare residents for threat of nuclear missile strike from North Korea

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) –

The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency is kicking off an educational campaign aimed at helping residents and visitors figure out what to do if the state is the target of a nuclear missile attack from North Korea.

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Chipping Employees: Wisconsin Company Is First in US to Give it a Go

A Wisconsin company is set to become the first in America to give its employees the opportunity to have microchip implants in their hand.

Three Square Market is a developer of software used in vending machines and will pay for their employees to get chipped.

About 50 employees at the company have volunteered to get the chip injection starting in August. The chips will be implanted in employees’ hands to buy things in the break room, log into computers, open doors, and so on.

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‘I Was Afraid to Touch the Bible’ : One Woman’s Shocking Story of Faith

The little girl had no idea her parents were criminals until the day she found a Bible hidden in the family’s home.

“When I was twelve, I accidentally found a Bible my parents had hidden in their closet. I don’t know why, but I started to feel inside the cabinet with my hand, pulled out a book and began to read,” she told Open Doors.

The moment she found a Bible in her parent’s closet was the moment she realized her parents were committing a grave crime — they believed in Jesus. They kept it a secret for most of her life to protect her.

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