For the first time in 20 years the White House did not host an iftar dinner to commemorate the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. President Trump declined to hold the iftar dinner at the White House, and AG Jeff Sessions also cancelled the annual tradition at the State Department.
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Thanks to NY Mayor Bill de Blasio, 11 babies in the New York area are infected with herpes. Some of the babies have herpes-related brain damage.
According to the NY Daily News, de Blasio overturned the Health Department’s order prohibiting Jewish mohels from performing a circumcision ritual that involves sucking the blood from a baby’s penis.
Lindsay Lohan knows what it’s like to be a minority in America. The 30-year-old Caucasian actress recently converted to Islam. She says she was wearing a headscarf in accordance with her religious faith when she left Turkey in January.
First Lady Melania Trump was reduced to tears during the Inaugural Prayer Service at the Washington National Cathedral in DC on Sunday.
Darren Benson, of the UK, is furious after officials at George Pindar School sent his 13-year-old daughter, Chanise Benson, home for wearing white dreadlocks extensions.
Simone Biles is the superstar of the women’s U.S. gymnastics team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The 19-year-old’s rags-to-riches story is a source of inspiration to millions of young girls.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson sat down for an in-depth interview with Miles at The Rock Church on Sunday,
Russell isn’t corny, he’s just a deeply religious man who doesn’t believe in sex before marriage. No wonder he can’t keep a woman.
De Blasio to lift consent form requirement for circumcision ritual http://t.co/BmRU6ERQCb
— Gawker (@Gawker) February 25, 2015
NY Mayor Bill De Blasio made good on a campaign promise to NY’s Jewish leaders allowing rabbis to continue a bizarre circumcision ritual that caused 16 cases of Herpes infection in baby boys.
They say “When in Rome, do as Romans do”, but apparently first lady Michelle Obama doesn’t believe in following strict traditions. The first lady and her husband, president Barack Obama, made an unscheduled trip to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to pay their condolences after the death of the King Abdullah.
According to strict dress code for women, all women in Saudi Arabia are required to wear a headscarf and loose, black robes while in public. But Mrs. Obama defiantly refused to cover her head.
A gender confused George Fox University student continues the national trend of using the government to force Christians into accommodating a sexual lifestyle.
Jaycen “Jayce” Montgomery, a biological female who is “transitioning to male,” filed a federal complaint against George Fox officials who refuse to let her reside in an all-male dormitory with her friends next year.