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FBI Using Driver Licenses To Create Facial Recognition Data Base With Out Consent

The FBI and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have reportedly been using driver’s license photos for facial recognition searches without license holders’ knowledge or consent. The Washington Post reports the two agencies have used millions of Americans’ photos, largely from driver’s licenses, for the purpose of facial recognition searches, citing internal documents and emails from […]

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Israel Unveils Road That Jesus Traveled On Foot

Israel officially opened a stairway, known as “Pilgrim’s Road,” that Jesus is believed to have walked on in ancient Jerusalem as another place with the significance of “biblical proportions” to billions, especially for Judeo-Christian visitors to the Holy Land. The City of David Foundation unveiled the 2,000-year-old main thoroughfare from Roman-era Jerusalem that it says […]

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Iran Has Exceeded Uranium Stockpile Limits

The international organization that monitors Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal confirmed Monday that Tehran has exceeded the amount of low-enriched uranium it is allowed to stockpile. “In response to media inquiries, we can confirm that IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano today informed the Board of Governors that the Agency verified on 1 July that […]

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Judge Blocks Trump From Using Military Funds To Build Wall

A federal judge on Friday issued a ruling blocking the Trump administration from tapping billions of dollars in military funds to construct a wall on the United States’s southern border. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam issued the permanent injunction in a California federal court after initially ruling last month to temporarily halt the administration’s use […]

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Evangelical Pastor Defrocked For Performing Gay Marriage

Leaders of the Evangelical Covenant Church voted to defrock a Minneapolis pastor and expel his church for permitting gay marriage. The Rev. Dan Collison had his credentials removed by a 77 percent vote at the Evangelical Covenant Church’s annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, on Friday night. Leaders also voted to expel Collison’s First Covenant Church, […]