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Candace Cameron Bures Son Leaves Her Sobbing on His 18th Birthday With Emotional Note

ShareTweet Proverbs 22:6 promises that if you “train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.” But for some reason, that biblical assurance seems shaky when we hear stories of the prodigal sons who don’t return and pastor’s kids in all-out rebellion. I mean, if THEY can’t keep their kids in the path of righteousness, what kind of hope is there for the rest of us?! Further, with daily warnings about the next social media craze, dangerous app, or…

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The Wire, 10 years on: We tore the cover off a city and showed the American dream was dead

David Simons anti-cop show struggled to find an audience before being lauded as a classic and making stars of Idris Elba, Michael B Jordan and others. Here, some of its writers and stars look back at a series that changed TV for ever When, in 2001, the actor Frankie Faison accepted the role of deputy commissioner Ervin Burrell in a new HBO drama called The Wire, he thought he was signing up for a cop show. I was expecting it to be more about wiretapping, he remembers with amusement. It…

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Teacher Who Gave Same Assignment on 1st Day for 15 Years Makes Alarming Discovery

ShareTweet When it comes to the recent spike in school shootings that have rocked our nation, it seems everybody has an opinion. From tightening gun control laws to arming teachers to placing greater responsibility on parents, everyone is trying to figure out the magic formula for creating a safer educational environment for our children. But teacher Amie Diprima Brown recently made a discovery in her classroom that may just unlock the key to the core of America’s problem. After sending the same assignment home with her students for 15 years, Amie made an observation that was…

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Lee Pace responded to the backlash over his sexuality. Was he in the wrong?

Actor Lee Pace just reignited a dormant debate in Hollywood. Should LGBTQ celebrities feel a responsibility to live out and proud? Or should they have the same right to privacy when it comes to their sexuality and identity as anyone else?   The actor (known for “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “The Hobbit”) once played a gay character on Broadway in “The Normal Heart,” a story reflecting the pain and injustice of the AIDS crisis of the 1980s. He recently spoke with W magazine about his return to the stage…

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The Right Can’t Fight the Future

It seems axiomatic that the past and the future cannot exist at the same time. Thanks to the space-time continuum, people from different centuries cannot live simultaneously. The same goes for a nation, which cannot survive pulling toward the future and toward the past at once. The United States is at a fulcrum. We are two countriesone lurching for the future, one yearning for the pastthat cannot live together, because we cant be both things. Donald Trump may have brought on the breaking point, but he didnt create the schism.…

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How ‘Black Panther’ changed everything for Sandra Bullock and her kids.

As a Hollywood A-lister who’s been in the film industry for years, you’d think Sandra Bullock would be unflappable. But there’s still something that can bring her to tears — “Black Panther.” Bullock couldn’t help but rave about the film when she met the cast backstage at the Academy Awards on March 4. “I started to cry backstage when I was telling [the cast of “Black Panther”] how much the film meant to me as a woman, but how much it meant to me as a mother,” Bullock said in…

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Houston Texans avoiding free agents who protested during national anthem: report

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair said during an owners meeting last season that “we can’t have the inmates running the prison”  (AP) “A recent report that suggests the Houston Texans would not sign a player who has protested in support of social justice issues is categorically false and without merit. The Texans ownership, coaching, personnel and executive staff sign and hire employees based on talent, character and fit within our organization,” the Texans wrote in a statement.  McNair insisted he wasn’t referring to the players with his comments. He said…

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GM Crops Found To Increase Yields And Reduce Harmful Toxins In 21 Years Of Data

A study looking at 21 years of data on genetically modified crops (GMOs) in the US has found that not only can they increase crop yields, but they can also be good for you. Published in Scientific Reports, the team was led by Elisa Pellegrino from the Institute of Life Sciences in Italy. They conducted a meta-analysis of 6,006 peer-reviewed studies from 1996 to 2016 on maize that had been genetically engineered. Only 76 publications, however, met the researchers’ high standards for inclusion. The results showed that genetically engineered (GE)…

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Trans model quits Labour LGBT adviser job

Image Copyright @MunroeBergdorf @MunroeBergdorf Report Report At the time, Ms Butler she was “proud to stand with those challenging discrimination”. But Tory MP Helen Grant said language used by the model – who was sacked by L’Oreal over racism claims – “damages the campaign to promote equality”. She referred to tweets, all from the past year, which criticised suffragettes, gay male Conservatives and also made comments about racial issues. Munroe went on to “clarify” her comments on Twitter. Further old tweets were then highlighted by a newspaper in which she…

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North Korea promises no nuclear weapons use against South, hold talks with US

Video North Korea agrees to possible moratorium on nukes North Korea agrees to impose a moratorium on nuclear and missile tests if it holds talks with U.S. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un promised to not use nuclear or conventional weapons against South Korea and expressed willingness to hold talks with the United States on denuclearization, Seoul said on Tuesday after a rare two-day visit to Pyongyang. The Hermit Kingdom added that it’s willing to give up its nuclear weapons if military threats against North Korea subsides, South Korea’s presidential…

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Parents lose sick son’s life support appeal

He said: “Some people might think why didn’t they just end it there? “But how can you end it when you’ve got a two-year-old boy who’s fighting as hard as you could ever picture him. “At this moment, Alfie’s not ready so we’re not ready to let go.” Alfie is in a “semi-vegetative state” and has an undiagnosed degenerative neurological condition. Image copyright Alfies Army Official/PA Image caption Alfie’s parents want to take him to a hospital in Rome Mrs Justice King said Mr Justice Hayden had considered all evidence…

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