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U.S. Airlines Post Best On-Time Record In 8 Years

U.S. airlines in November had their highest on-time arrival rates in eight years, the U.S. Department of Transportation said on Friday, setting another watermark in a record-breaking year for safety and performance, Reuters reports. November also matched the record for fewest canceled domestic flights – 0.3 percent – equal to the record set in September and November of 2016. Leading ...

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Saudi Arabia Allows Women In Soccer Stadium For First Time

Saudi women were allowed into a sports stadium for the first time Friday to watch a soccer match between two local teams – though they were segregated in the stands from the male-only crowd with designated seating in the so-called “family section,” The Associated Press reports. The move was the first of Saudi Arabia’s social reforms planned for this year ...

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Klansman Convicted In ‘Mississippi Burning’ Killings Dies In Prison

A Klansman found guilty for his role in the 1964 Freedom Summer killings of three civil rights workers has died in prison, according to the Mississippi Department of Corrections, CNN reports. Edgar Ray Killen, a part-time Baptist minister and the plot leader, was convicted of three counts of manslaughter nearly 13 years ago in Mississippi and imprisoned. Killen, who would ...

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Donald Trump Spotted Outside London Embassy He Claims To Hate

As President Donald Trump waxed lyrical about why he would be axing plans to travel to Britain to open a new American embassy, a waxwork stand-in appeared more than ready to oversee the launch. A Madame Tussauds wax figure of Trump appeared outside the building that will soon house American diplomats in London’s Nine Elms area, south of the River ...

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Morocco: A Beacon of Hope for Christianity in the Middle East

Article by WN.com Guest Writer Richard Bone Throughout history, Christianity has played a central role in the Middle East and North Africa. Distinct sites from both the ancient and modern times demonstrate Christianity’s unique and vast place in the region. Tragically, Christianity’s cultural and contemporary position in the region is persistently under attack. According to the World Watchlist Report (2017), ...

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Erosion is revealing surprising amounts of water ice on Mars

Thanks to erosion wearing away surface rock on Mars, scientists using NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have spotted thick deposits of ice in the planet’s mid-latitudes that extend hundreds of feet deep. The discovery, described in the journal Science, could offer researchers a tantalizing new spot to sample our dusty, rusty neighbor. “This ice is a…

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