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Today's Breaking News
Around the World
London attack puts Europe on alert over terror
Countries across Europe tightened security Thursday as investigators in London identified a 52-year-old British-born Muslim man as the attacker who carried out Wednesday's rampage on Westminster Bridge and the grounds of Parliament.
Terrorist Stopped in the Act in Belgium, Carrying Out London-Style Strike
Belgian authorities have raised security in the port of Antwerp after a car with French license plates drove at high speed through a busy shopping street, forcing pedestrians to jump out of the way.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Washington talks end without agreement on Israeli settlements
The Trump administration reiterated its concerns about Israeli settlement activity, the two sides said on Thursday, as a round of talks ended without agreement over limiting future construction on land the Palestinians want for a state.
One terrorist killed, 3 wounded during attack on Israeli town
A gang of five Arab terrorists attacked the Jewish town of Beit El in Samaria Thursday night, hurling firebombs at the entrance to the community.
Israelis Arrest Jewish Teen Tied to Global Jewish Center Bomb Threats
Police in the Israeli city of Ashkelon arrested a Jewish teenager suspected of making bomb threats to Jewish centers in North America and elsewhere around the world.

Inside the United States
Schumer: Democrats Will Filibuster Gorsuch
Speaking on the Senate floor Thursday morning, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said he has come to a decision about the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch.
Potential 'smoking gun' showing Obama administration spied on Trump team, source says
Republican congressional investigators expect a potential 'smoking gun' establishing that the Obama administration spied on the Trump transition team, and possibly the president-elect himself, will be produced to the House Intelligence Committee this week, a source told Fox News.
Intelligence Reports Reveal Improper Political Surveillance of Trump, Transition Team
A House intelligence committee investigation took a dramatic shift this week after newly disclosed intelligence reports suggested the Obama administration improperly gathered and disseminated secret electronic communications from President Trump and his transition team prior to inauguration.
Take It or Leave It: White House Gambles, Will Force GOP Health Care Vote Friday
After conservative House Republicans refused to strike a deal to repeal and replace Obamacare Thursday, the White House has decided to go with a risky take-it-or-leave-it approach.
Today's Breaking News
Around the World
Five dead, around 40 injured in UK parliament 'terrorist' attack
Five people were killed and about 40 injured in London on Wednesday after a car plowed into pedestrians and a suspected Islamist-inspired attacker stabbed a policeman close to Britain's parliament.
Iran says it’s ‘completely ready’ to restart nuclear program
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned Monday that Tehran is “completely ready” to restart its nuclear program if the US fails to live up to its commitments under the July 2015 nuclear deal.
Tillerson Taking 'New Ideas' to Global Meeting on Countering IS
After keeping a very low public profile in his first couple of months on the job, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in the spotlight Wednesday and Thursday at a gathering in Washington aimed at countering the Islamic State terror group.
North Korea has no fear of U.S. sanctions move, will pursue nuclear arms - envoy
North Korea has nothing to fear from any U.S. move to broaden sanctions aimed at cutting it off from the global financial system and will pursue 'acceleration' of its nuclear and missile programs, a North Korean envoy told Reuters on Tuesday.
UN atomic chief: Iran inspections at risk without more money
The inspections regime put in place to closely monitor Iran's nuclear activity is in jeopardy unless the US and other nations contribute more money, the head of the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency said Wednesday.
North Korea missile test fails, U.S. and South say, as tensions simmer
A North Korean missile appeared to have exploded just after it was launched on Wednesday, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said after detecting the latest in a series of weapons tests by the nuclear-armed state that have alarmed the region.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
David's Sling Air Defense Shield to be Fully Operation in Israel in Early April
As tensions mount between Israel and its neighbors, the country’s David's Sling missile defense system will be operationally ready in the next two weeks.
Israel plans mass evacuation if war erupts again
If Islamic militants in Gaza or Lebanon go to war with Israel, they could find their usual targets empty.
Netanyahu: 'Significant progress' in settlement talks with US
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that 'significant progress' has been made toward an understanding between Israel and the US on settlement construction.
Iran Reportedly Built Weapons Factories in Lebanon for Hezbollah
The Iranian Revolutionary Guards have built a number of weapons production factories in Lebanon and handed them over to Hezbollah, which has been running the production lines for the past three months, Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Jarida recently reported.
Mossad Chief: Iran is Main Threat to Israel with or without Nuclear Deal
Even if world powers and Iran had not agreed to the recent nuclear deal aimed at preventing Tehran from obtaining atomic weapons capabilities in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions, the Islamic Republic would still imperil Israel's security, Mossad chief Yossi Cohen said Tuesday morning.
Trump asked Israel to stop building outside 'blocs'
President Donald Trump's envoy Jason Greenblatt asked Israel to cease building in communities in Judea and Samaria located outside of the so-called 'settlement blocs', an Israeli source privy to Greenblatt's talks with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told Haaretz on Wednesday.

Inside the United States
Trump Transition Team Was Swept Up in Incidental Surveillance, House Intel Chairman Says
The top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee said Wednesday he has confirmed that the intelligence community incidentally collected information about people associated with the Trump transition and that the information collection may have extended to the president himself.
Majority of states have all-Christian congressional delegations
As has been the case in prior Congresses, the 115th Congress is more Christian than the U.S. population as a whole. The vast majority of the nation's federal lawmakers (91%) describe themselves as Christians, compared with 71% of U.S. adults who say the same, according to a recent Pew Research Center analysis of congressional data compiled by CQ Roll Call.
Black lawmakers meet with Trump about infrastructure, reducing crime
Leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus met with President Donald Trump on Wednesday about infrastructure and reducing urban crime, calling the sit-down a 'positive' first step toward finding common ground.

Christian News
Muslim converts breathe new life into Europe's struggling Christian churches
Christianity is making a comeback in Europe - and it's mostly thanks to Muslims, say experts in Islam and faith leaders.
Today's Breaking News
Around the World
Electronic devices banned on flights to US from 13 countries after intel threat
Officials have banned certain electronic devices on flights to the U.S. from 13 international airports due to increased terror threats, sources told Fox News Monday.
Tillerson plans to skip NATO meeting, visit Russia in April - sources
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to skip an April 5-6 meeting of NATO foreign ministers for a U.S. visit by the Chinese president and will travel to Russia later in the month, U.S. officials said on Monday, a step allies may see as putting Moscow's concerns ahead of theirs.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Syrian UN Envoy: Putin Sent Message to Israel That Its Freedom to Act in Syria Is Over
Russia has sent a clear message to Israel that the rules of the game have changed in Syria and its freedom to act in Syrian skies is over, Syria’s ambassador to the United Nations said on Sunday night.
Israel threatens to 'destroy' Syrian air defence systems
Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Sunday threatened to destroy Syrian air defence systems after they fired ground-to-air missiles at Israeli warplanes carrying out strikes.
Hezbollah is preparing for war
IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot warned Sunday that the Hezbollah terror organization in Lebanon was preparing for its next major attack on Israel, and that war with the fundamentalist Shiite group was only a matter of time.
Shin Bet Chief: Terrorists Planning Attacks Ahead of Passover
The director of the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) Nadav Argaman warned on Monday morning that despite the current relative calm, Hamas and other terrorists entities may attempt to carry out attacks ahead of the upcoming Passover holiday.
Trump Admin To Boycott U.N. Council Over Anti-Israel Agenda
The Trump administration will boycott the United Nation's Human Rights Council, or UNHRC, due to its efforts to advance an anti-Israel agenda, according to senior administration officials familiar with the effort who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon.

Inside the United States
Will Republicans Go Nuclear? Gorsuch Confirmation Showdown Kicks Off
After hours of commentary from members of a Senate Judiciary Committee deeply divided over his nomination to the Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch finally got his chance to speak.
30 Countries Are Refusing To Take Back Illegal Immigrants Convicted Of Serious Crimes
Approximately 30 countries are refusing to accept the deportations of illegal immigrants who have committed serious crimes in the U.S., according to Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar.
Anti-Trump media: 91% coverage negative, 96% of donations to Hillary
With the coverage of President Trump putting media bias on display as never before, an influential House chairman and longtime press critic has opened a campaign to call out the 'mainstream media' for what he thinks it is.

Christian News
The first solar eclipse to cross America in 99 years is coming. To some, it’s an act of God
The total solar eclipse that will cross America this summer — an event that last happened 99 years ago — will be an important moment for scientific observers and a massive nationwide spectator event. It will also, for many people of faith, be evidence of God’s majesty — and even, to a few, a harbinger of the coming end of the world.
Court: Student prayers OK at school board meetings
A federal appeals court says a Texas school board can continue to let students offer public prayers at its meetings.