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Lava From Hawaii Volcano Destroys Five Homes

Lava From Hawaii Volcano Destroys Five Homes

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) _ Officials say lava spurting into a residential neighborhood on Hawaii’s Big Island has destroyed five homes. Hawaii County spokeswoman Janet Snyder said Saturday that’s the total number of homes burned in the two days since Kilauea volcano began shooting lava out through vents in Leilani Estates. The vents began opening in…

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7 Miners Missing In Poland After Tremor Hits Coal Mine

7 Miners Missing In Poland After Tremor Hits Coal Mine

By MONIKA SCISLOWSKA , Associated Press WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Four coal miners were rescued but seven others are missing after a tremor struck a mine in southern Poland, a spokeswoman for a coal mining company said Saturday. A rescue operation was launched at 11:25 a.m. Saturday after a tremor occurred at the Zofiowka coal…

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Franklin Graham Book Shares Lessons From ‘America’s Pastor’

Franklin Graham Book Shares Lessons From ‘America’s Pastor’

By JONATHAN DREW , Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Before the 2016 elections, Billy Graham’s son went to the evangelist’s mountain home, seeking advice before a 50-state tour to pray with Christian voters. In his new book, “Through My Father’s Eyes,” Franklin Graham recounts that his father had concerns. Billy Graham had become known…

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President Trump Marks National Day Of Prayer

President Trump Marks National Day Of Prayer

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump celebrated the National Day of Prayer by announcing a White House initiative that he said would underpin policies recognizing the “vital role” of religion in the country. “America is a nation of believers,” he said.   The President focused  on the power of prayer as a centerpiece of American…

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Trump Hires Lawyer Who Represented Clinton In Impeachment

Trump Hires Lawyer Who Represented Clinton In Impeachment

By CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday hired a veteran attorney who represented Bill Clinton during his impeachment process as the White House shifted to a more aggressive approach to the Russia investigation, which has reached a critical stage. The White House announced the hiring…

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