House Democrats on Wednesday narrowly passed a stand-alone bill to suspend the debt ceiling, likely averting a government shutdown Thursday but leaving open the possibility that the U.S. could default on its debts next month.
European Union nations Hungary and the Netherlands were investigating Thursday plots to kill their prime ministers and other politicians amid mounting concerns about rising crime and fringe groups.
Concerns remained Thursday about the plight of a Pakistani woman after she was sentenced to death for alleged blasphemy against Islam despite concerns about her mental situation.
Now, scientists from the International Dark Energy Survey Project have determined that the new “megacomet”, named Comet C/2014 UN271, has a diameter of a whopping 160 km! Its mass is more than ten times the mass of the Hale-Bopp, and it’s currently heading towards our solar system.
YouTube is taking down several video channels associated with high-profile anti-vaccine activists including Joseph Mercola and Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who experts say are partially responsible for helping seed the skepticism that’s contributed to slowing vaccination rates across the country.
The United States and Qatar took coordinated action on Wednesday targeting a Hezbollah financial network in the Arabian Peninsula, the U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement.
Christians in Nigeria continue to be slaughtered with impunity and, on Sunday night, suspected Fulani militants murdered more than 30 people in the Madamai and Abun villages of Kaduna state on Sunday night, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Canadian pastor Artur Pawlowski, who faces criminal charges pertaining to violations of COVID-19 protocols at his church services, was re-arrested at Calgary International Airport as he stepped off a plane from the US on Monday, Global News reports. Pawlowski was released on bail on Monday night.
Christian recording artists and musicians from 28 countries have sent a prayer for God’s peace and blessing to Israel through a special Feast of Tabernacles video of their performing the song “Btfilah Amen” (In Prayer Amen), the Israeli entry at the 1995 Eurovision song contest, the Jerusalem Post (JP) reports.
Several Christian families in eastern India are recovering from physical and mental injuries after being beaten, evicted, or ostracized for converting to Christianity, Worthy News established Wednesday.