State Dept.: Trump Policies Brought ‘Dramatic’ Gains Against ISIS

Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS Brett McGurk (L). (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) By Todd Beamon   |   Saturday, 05 Aug 2017 07:25 PM Aggressive steps taken by the Trump administration have brought “dramatically accelerated” gains against the Islamic State in the last six months, a top State Department official said. Brett McGurk, senior envoy to the U.S.-backed…

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UK Prison Worker Barred from Chapel Services for Quoting Bible on Homosexuality Loses Appeal

CAMBRIDGESHIRE, U.K. — A Christian prison worker in the U.K. who was barred from participating in chapel services after quoting a Scripture that references homosexuality has lost his appeal, as an Employment Appeals Tribunal was not convinced that he had suffered discrimination. The tribunal concluded that the policies at HMP Littlehey, a prison for sex offenders, were legitimate in light…

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