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2 hrs ago | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Police searching for man who set fire to north St. Louis church

Police told News 4 surveillance video captured a man who set fire to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in north St. Louis Saturday. Authorities said the man set fire to the church, which is located in the 2400 block of Grand Avenue, around 6:15 a.m. Saturday.

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3 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

Kingdom Hall opens after a speedy construction

Jehovah's Witness elders Simon Squire and Dale Zimmerman, from left, are seen at Prince Albert's brand new Kingdom Hall, which opens this week after a two-week construction and about nine years of planning. The actions of one stonemason best summarize the atmosphere behind Prince Albert's recently completed Kingdom Hall project, elder Simon Squire concluded.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Ashya King's father says he'll go against religion and allow son to have blood transfusion

Despite Ashya's parents being devout Jevovah's witnesses, 51-year-old father Brett King says that when it comes to a straight choice, his son comes before his religion Ashya King's dad has vowed to let the five-year-old brain cancer victim have a blood transfusion if needed - despite it being against his religion. Brett and wife Naghmeh are devout Jehovah's Witnesses who have brought up their seven A children in the faith, which says it is a sin to accept a blood transfusion.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Big Apple

Dumbo Heights

Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Church meeting 'boost' for city

Divine intervention will be needed to find a bed in Dunedin when 6300 Jehovah's Witnesses converge on Forsyth Barr Stadium as part of an international event next month. The stadium's turf, more used to being trodden by All Blacks and rock stars, will next month host one of four Jehovah's Witnesses' regional conventions being held across New Zealand.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Ray J. Lemley

He was born in Waynesburg, son of the late Roy and Carol Lemley. He married Charlotte J. Harr on Sept.

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The Washington Post

Lillian Gobitas Klose, who touched off legal battle with refusal to salute the flag, dies

Lillian Gobitas Klose, who as a school-age member of the Jehovah's Witnesses refused to salute the U.S. flag with her classmates, a controversial act of conscience that set off a legal tug-of-war in the 1930s and '40s that ultimately bolstered the First Amendment right to religious expression, died Aug. 22 in Fayetteville, Ga. She was 90. Mrs. Klose was 11 in the autumn of 1935, when she began a new school year in the coal town of Minersville, Pa., where her parents, both members of the Jehovah's Witness faith, ran a grocery story.

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The Age

Ashya King is transferred from Malaga, Spain to Prague's Proton Therapy Centre in Czech Republic.

Prague : Ashya King, the five-year-old cancer patient whose parents sparked an international manhunt after they took him from hospital in Britain, arrived in Prague Monday for potentially life-saving treatment after leaving Spain. "I'm so happy, for one month I've tried to get here and now we've arrived, it's amazing," Ashya's father, Brett King, told reporters upon landing in the Czech capital Prague where the boy is slated to undergo alternative therapy.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Anorak

Ashya King: Now He's 'Our Ashya' Brett and Naghemeh ...

ONCE upon a time, cancer-striken five-year-old Ashya King had been placed in great peril by his Jehovah Witness parents Brett and Naghemeh King. Media piled in on the oddball Kings , who had done wrong in removing their son from NHS care and taking him to Spain.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Daily Kos

The Courage of Their Convictions

One of those featured in the book was a woman who as a girl - along with her brother - refused to recite the Pledge of Allegiance. They were both Jehovah's Witnesses.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Oxford Times

Author Ian McEwan is a tough act to follow

Ian McEwan is in fine form when we speak, if slightly preoccupied, his first grandchild having been born a few days before. Despite being in the middle of an enormous publicity circus over his new book The Children Act, the new addition to the family has quite rightly "taken precedence."

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Cleveland.com

Westlake Jehovah's Witness worship hall vandalized

Police are searching for a man who vandalized and spray-painted graffiti at a Jehovah's Witness hall on Center Ridge Road.

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In-depth Africa

Eritrea: 20 years and counting - the exceptional persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses

To date, at least 73 Jehovah's Witnesses are in Eritrean prisons suffering harrowing conditions [1].

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Anorak

Ashya King: How The Daily Mirror Turned Readers Into Narks And Supported A Police State

ASHYA King: the story of the child kidnapped by the State and hunted by the police is occupying hearts at the Mirror.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Examiner.com

Missing boy with brain tumor found: Religious convictions of parents under test?

A missing five year old boy with a brain tumor has been found at a hospital in Spain, and the boy's parents have been arrested, though the charges are unclear.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Missing British boy with tumor found in...

The Yellow Notice issued by the international police force Interpol, Friday Aug. 29, 2014, asking for help to locate the missing five-year old boy Ashya King, who is believed to be in France.

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Anorak

Ashya King: Police Want The Parents Arrested And The Children In Foster Care

The Daily Mail brings to mind a scene from Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid. The Bolivian Army are outside the door: Spanish police have surrounded a flat in Marbella as part of the manhunt for the 'desperate' Jehovah's Witness couple who smuggled their five-year-old son out of a hospital bed.

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RTE.ie

Boy with brain tumour could be in Spain

A five-year-old British boy with a brain tumour who was taken from hospital by his parents without doctors' consent could now be in Spain, British police has said.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

Construction underway on new Kingdom Hall

Construction of a new Kingdom Hall on Ogeechee Road, between Old Buckhalter Road and Fall Avenue in Chatham County, is underway.

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ITV

Missing boy's parents are Jehovah's Witnesses

The Office of Public Information for Jehovah's Witnesses confirmed that the parents of missing boy Ashya King were followers of the religious movement.

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