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Chinese Police Dynamite Christian Megachurch

On Tuesday, officers of the People’s Armed Police, a state paramilitary organization, detonated explosives in the church’s underground sanctuary and destroyed the rest of the building, according to ChinaAid, an American watchdog group that monitors religious freedom in China. “The repeated persecution of Golden Lampstand Church demonstrates that the Chinese …

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Labour Court dismisses appeal by Ballydoyle trainers

The Labour Court has dismissed an appeal by racehorse trainers Ballydoyle against compliance notices issued by the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) over failure to give grooms and exercise riders legal rest periods. During an inspection in May 2016, a WRC inspector found a number of breaches of the Organisation Working Time …

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War of words escalates over Trump's immigration comments

President Trump’s early-Friday denial that he used vulgar language in reference to immigration from certain countries only fueled the Capitol Hill furor over the remarks, with one leading Democrat standing by press accounts and accusing the president of using “hate-filled” language.  Two Republicans, meanwhile, said they could “not recall” the …

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Supermassive black hole 'double burps' – then naps

Astronomers have witnessed a supermassive black hole eating gas from a nearby galaxy and then “burping” – twice. The University of Colorado at Boulder team found that a black hole they were studying had essentially let off jets of bright light from the gas it consumed twice over the course …

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