JERSEY CITY — It took the jury just over 30 minutes today to convict a North Bergen church pastor of aggravated criminal sexual contact against a 13-year-old boy in 2012. Gregorio Martinez, 47, who was described as a prophet and exorcist during testimony, was also convicted of child abuse and endangering the welfare of the child.… [Read more…]
Three Brooklyn men originally from Uzbekistan were arrested Wednesday for allegedly trying to join the Islamic State group. Their arrests are the most recent in a spate of cases this year and in 2014 where Americans, or immigrants living in America, have been arrested for trying to join or aid ISIS. In 2014, at least 15… [Read more…]
Syrian-Kurdish forces have continued a major offensive in northern Syria against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), cutting off one of its supply lines from Iraq, as fears mounted for dozens of Christians abducted by ISIL in the area. At least 90 Assyrian Christians were seized on Monday from villages in Hassakeh province,… [Read more…]
The first woman in Iraqi history to be appointed acting mayor of Baghdad began her work in office today. Dr Zekra Alwach holds a PhD in civil engineering and works as director general of Iraq’s Ministry of Higher Education, the Iraqi government agency responsible for higher education and scientific research. She replaces former mayor Naeem Abaob… [Read more…]
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – A bill to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity died Tuesday in the Wyoming House of Representatives. The House voted 33-to-26 against the bill, which already had cleared the Wyoming Senate. Supporters have included Wyoming business groups, which have said enacting an anti-discrimination law would help the… [Read more…]
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