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November 7, 2018 2:20 PM Dead Republican brothel owner wins election in Nevada

(Reuters) - A brothel-owning, evangelical Christian-backed Republican candidate who died last month won his race for the Nevada state legislature late on Tuesday, according to state election officials. Dennis Hof, 72, defeated Democratic candidate and educator Lesia Romanov in the race for Nevada’s 36th Assembly District, earning about 68 percent of the vote. County 96

November 4, 2018 10:57 AM Husband of freed Pakistani Christian woman appeals to Trump for refuge

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The husband of a Pakistani Christian woman acquitted after spending eight years on death row on charges of blasphemy has appealed to U.S. President Donald Trump for refuge, citing danger to family members’ lives. Ashiq Masih, the husband of Asia Bibi, whose case has outraged Christians worldwide and been a source of division within 123

November 3, 2018 10:18 AM Christian pilgrims to be buried one day after Islamic attack in Egypt

Coptic Christians chant slogans during a protest following an attack on a bus carrying Christian pilgrims on their way to a remote desert monastery, in Minya, Egypt, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. (Associated Press) Coptic Christians prepared to bury seven worshippers — including six from the same family — on Saturday, a day after Islamic militants ambushed three 316

November 2, 2018 3:31 PM ‘The View’ adds anti-Trump Republican, CNN star Ana Navarro as weekly guest host

ABC News’ “The View” added CNN’s anti-Trump conservative Ana Navarro as a regular guest host on Fridays when moderator Whoopi Goldberg is given the day off. “I’m happy to announce that Ana will be joining us on Fridays at the table from now on, so that’s a treat for us,” co-host Joy Behar said to open the show on Friday. “I am happy to be joining the ladies 118

October 31, 2018 7:59 AM Pakistani Islamist party calls for death of judges who freed Christian woman sentenced for blasphemy

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A hard-line Islamist party in Pakistan on Wednesday called for the death of the chief justice of the Supreme Court and two other judges who overturned the death sentence of a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy. The leader of the Tehreek-e-Labaik (TLP) party also called for the ouster of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government 90

October 31, 2018 7:50 AM Austria Says It Won't Sign a Global Migration Pact Over Concerns About Sovereignty

(BERLIN) — The Austrian government says it won’t sign a global compact to promote safe and orderly migration, citing concerns about sovereignty and illegal migration. Conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz took office last December in a coalition with the nationalist, anti-migration Freedom Party. Austria currently holds the European Union’s rotating 99

October 30, 2018 10:28 AM German national coalition will remain despite regional losses: economy minister

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier told a newspaper that the national ruling alliance would stick together despite Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats and their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partner suffering losses in a regional poll. “The grand coalition will hold together because the SPD, CDU and CSU would otherwise 70

October 29, 2018 12:04 PM Merkel critic Spahn also wants party leadership: sources

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Health Minister Jens Spahn, a critic of Chancellor Angela Merkel, has told fellow conservatives he wanted to succeed Merkel as party leader of the Christian Democrats (CDU), sources told Reuters on Monday. Spahn, 38, announced his decision to candidate for the party chair during a closed-door meeting of senior CDU party members 58

October 21, 2018 7:08 AM NHL roundup: Skinner's hat trick leads Sabres in rout

Jeff Skinner earned a hat trick, and goaltender Linus Ullmark made 19 saves as the visiting Buffalo Sabres cruised to a 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday afternoon. Skinner scored his first goal at 3:31 of the second period. He tallied again at 15:52 of the period before his final goal came on an empty net with less than a minute to play in the third 136

October 19, 2018 10:34 AM Louisiana police department to stop hosting prayer vigils

SHREVEPORT, La. – Prayer vigils will no longer be hosted or promoted by police in Shreveport, Louisiana. That's according to City Attorney William Bradford, in response to a letter from a national nonprofit that advocates for the separation of church and state. The Shreveport Times reports that the Freedom From Religion Foundation wrote Shreveport Police 60