Sequoia India and Accel back on-demand scooter startup in $12.2M deal

Sequoia India and Accel back on-demand scooter startup in $12.2M deal

Two of India’s most prominent VCs are backing a motorbike on-demand service after Sequoia India and Accel led a $12.2 million investment in Metro Bikes. Sequoia India and Accel were joined in the round by Raghunandan…

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What Is The Religion Of Mass Public Shooters?

What Is The Religion Of Mass Public Shooters?

After the attack at the Santa Fe High School, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick denounced a loss of faith and religion in society. While the news media puts the lives of these mass public killers…

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Teacher Wearing a ‘Just Pray’ T-Shirt Sent Home from School

An Alabama teacher claims she was sent home by school officials Monday over a shirt with the words “just pray” on it. Chris Burrell, a teacher employed with the Mobile County Public School District, told…

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The Faith of Jackie Robinson, Both on and off the Field

The Faith of Jackie Robinson, Both on and off the Field

New York Mets baseball player Jackie Robinson — number 42 — was a man of faith. Today, America celebrates Robinson’s breaking of the color barrier when he took the field for the New York Mets…

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George Washington University to host seminar about ‘Christian privilege’

George Washington University is hosting a training session this week for students and faculty members to learn about “Christian privilege” and how Christians “experience life in an easier way than non-Christians” in America. The private…

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Pope Francis asks astronauts life's big questions in International Space Station live chat

Pope Francis: There Is No Hell, You Just Die and Disappear

Catholic Pope Francis made a startling revelation Thursday by stating that hell did not exist, in an interview with a leading liberal Italian newspaper. In an article titled “It Is an Honor to Be Called…

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Pope Francis urges young people not to remain silent

Pope Francis urges young people not to remain silent

Pope Francis on Sunday urged young people not to allow themselves to be silenced and to stand up for what they believe in, a day after more than a million people in the United States…

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Council on American-Islamic Relations #CAIR Served With Subpoenas Over Coordinating With San Diego Schools

Pressure is mounting against the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) for its controversial partnership with the San Diego Unified School District in developing an anti-Islamophobia bullying initiative that was enacted last April. Investigative subpoenas were…

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Stephen Colbert, late-night comedian, mocks God: Make Oprah ‘Run!’

Stephen Colbert, late-night comedian, sat down with famed talker Oprah Winfrey and turned on the charm for God to make her run for the presidency in 2020. It was a mocking bit, no biggie for…

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Catholic 'fashion' items to be displayed at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

Catholic ‘fashion’ items to be displayed at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

The Vatican will lend around 40 ecclesiastical works to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York for an exhibition focusing on the Catholic religion’s impact on fashion, organisers said on Monday. Items such as…

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Proof of Prophet Isaiah believed unearthed near Jerusalem’s Temple Mount

Proof of Prophet Isaiah believed unearthed near Jerusalem’s Temple Mount

Chanced upon meters from the discovery of a seal identified with King Hezekiah, the minuscule clay piece bearing Isaiah’s name is thought to have been made by the prophet himself The hand of the Prophet…

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American Evangelist Billy Graham Dies

American Evangelist Billy Graham Dies

Billy Graham, the American Christian evangelist who preached to millions around the world, has died at the age of 99. The evangelical leader prayed with and counseled the most powerful and well-known figures of the…

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Say Goodbye to Romance in Indonesia: Country ban Valentine's Day

Say Goodbye to Romance in Indonesia: Country ban Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day was banned in some Indonesian cities Wednesday as police rounded up amorous couples, giving the official kiss-off to a tradition which critics say doesn’t deserve any love in the Muslim-majority nation. The prohibitions…

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Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Sabah condemns Manila ban on Filipino workers

Kuwait’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Sabah condemns Manila ban on Filipino workers

Kuwait’s foreign minister on Tuesday condemned what he called an “escalation” by Manila after the Philippines expanded a ban on its nationals working in Kuwait. Manila on Monday announced a “total ban” on new employment…

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No time for Ash Wednesday? Try 'drive-thru ash services.'

No time for Ash Wednesday? Try ‘drive-thru ash services.’

At his last parish in Ridgewood, the Rev. Daniel Gunn would oversee several services on Ash Wednesday where the faithful would line up to receive the traditional ashes on their foreheads. But the Episcopal priest…

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Hijabs Will Soon Hit Macy's Department Stores

Hijabs Will Soon Hit Macy’s Department Stores

Apparel targeted for the Muslim women’s market will soon be available at Macy’s department stores. The chain describes the hand-dyed hijabs, maxi dresses, and extra-long cardigans among their new Islamic offerings as both modest and…

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Indonesia's Aceh, on the island of Sumatra, orders female flight crews to wear hijab

Indonesia’s Aceh, on the island of Sumatra, orders female flight crews to wear hijab

An Indonesian province said Tuesday it is ordering Muslim female flight attendants landing in the region to don a hijab upon arrival — or face punishment by religious police. Muslim women in Aceh, on the…

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Authorities in a Muslim-majority county in NW China have banned schoolchildren from entering mosques

Authorities in a Muslim-majority county in NW China have banned schoolchildren from entering mosques

Authorities in a Muslim-majority county in northwest China have banned schoolchildren from going to mosques during their winter holidays, a state-run daily reported Friday, the latest tightening of regulations on religious freedoms. The decision was…

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