September 12, 2014

Sachsenhausen Memorial to Honor One of Jehovah’s Witnesses Executed by Nazis | JWnews

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September 12, 2014

FYI – Spinosaurus fossil: ‘Giant swimming dinosaur’ unearthed | JWnews

A giant fossil, unearthed in the Sahara desert, has given scientists an unprecedented look at the largest-known carnivorous dinosaur: Spinosaurus.

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September 12, 2014

Jehovah’s Witnesses Invite All to Attend “Keep Seeking First God’s Kingdom!” Convention | JWnews

Jehovah’s Witnesses will extend personal invitations to everyone in Lancashire, Merseyside, Cheshire, Isle of Man, and North Wales to attend the convention with them. Local congregations of Jehovah’s Witnesses will be supporting the activity of distributing thousands of printed invitations to the convention.

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September 12, 2014

FYI – Japanese team first to use iPS cells in bid to restore human sight | JWnews

A Japanese research team on Friday transplanted a retina sheet made of induced pluripotent stem cells into a human body for the first time in the world, the team said.

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September 12, 2014

Visits over the last three days | JWnews

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September 12, 2014

3D stereogram | JWnews

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September 12, 2014

Uzbekistan does not agree with U.S. State Department report on freedom of religion | JWnews

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Committee for Religious Affairs under the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan issued a message expressing disagreement with the assessment of the situation with religion in the country, given by the U.S. State Department in the report on religious freedom in the world for 2013.

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September 12, 2014

FYI – Ancient ‘Dragon’ Beast Flew Right Out of ‘Avatar’ | JWnews

The pterosaur, now called Ikrandraco avatar (“draco” means “dragon” in Latin), may have stored food in a throat pouch like a pelican does, the researchers said.

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September 12, 2014

The “continuous persecution” of Christians in Uzbekistan | JWnews

In mid-August, in the central region of Navoi, the police raided the house of a Baptist pastor. Earlier, the police had targeted a Protestant. In late July a raid against Jehovah’s Witnesses and a group of Baptists gathered for a summer camp.

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September 12, 2014

Jehovah’s Witness discovers huge secret drug crop while doorknocking in Melbourne | JWnews

The 77-year-old, did not wish to be identified, was surprised to find the door had been left wide open and the deadlock smashed in on the unassuming red brick house.

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September 12, 2014

MORE than 170 years ago, children knew Jehovah’s name | JWnews

The Kaurna people are a group of Indigenous Australians whose traditional lands include the area around the Adelaide Plains of South Australia.

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September 11, 2014

Ashya King: Southampton hospital staff ‘receive abuse’ | JWnews

“Our switchboard and patient support services were overwhelmed with calls from irate members of the public… and many other people working here were being questioned by patients or the public about this situation, sometimes in a very aggressive way.”

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September 11, 2014

FYI – N.J. School Board’s list of religious holidays for 2014-15 school year | JWnews

Under state law, any absence because of a religious holiday must be recorded in the school register as an excused absence. Students who miss a test or examination must be given the right to take an alternate test or examination. Districts, however, are free to set their own calendar of days off during the school year.

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September 11, 2014

Building of new Kingdom Hall | JWnews

SAN ANGELO, Texas – The congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Ballinger has owned land along U.S. Highway 67 South on the edge of town for about a dozen years.

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September 11, 2014

New World Translation, A Bible That Is Made to Last | JWnews

For Jehovah’s Witnesses, no book is more important than the Bible. They study it regularly and use it to teach others about the good news of God’s Kingdom.

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September 10, 2014

Jehovah’s Witnesses Campaign to Advertise World’s Most Translated Website – JW.ORG | JWnews

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September 10, 2014

CRIMEA: The unbearable burden of re-registration? \ JWnews

All 1,546 religious communities in Crimea which had state registration with the Ukrainian authorities are being required to re-register under Russian law by 1 January 2015 if they wish to retain legal status.

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September 10, 2014

Caleb and Sophia Visit Bethel (video) | JWnews

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September 10, 2014

MORE BLOOD MAY AMP SURGERY COST AND RISK | JWnews

JOHNS HOPKINS (US) — Surgical patients often get expensive, potentially risky blood transfusions they don’t need, in part because of a lack of clear guidelines, researchers say.

Overuse of transfusions is a problem, they say, because blood is a scarce resource and because recent studies have shown that surgical patients do no better, and may do worse, if given blood prematurely or unnecessarily.

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September 10, 2014

Blood, FAKE PLATELETS COULD KEEP YOU FROM BLEEDING TO DEATH | JWnews

A new class of synthetic platelet-like particles could give doctors a new option for curbing surgical bleeding and addressing certain blood clotting disorders without the need for transfusions of natural platelets.

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September 10, 2014

Armenia, Portable stands witnesses media attention | JWnews

Some Armenian media drew attention to a new method of witnessing which is widely used by Jehovah’s Witnesses around the world – serving with portable stands.

September 10, 2014

Uzbekistan, US embassy, International Religious Freedom Report | JWnews

Minority religious groups continued to experience difficulties registering. Despite renewed efforts to engage with the government and address its concerns, no Jehovah’s Witnesses groups succeeded in registering, beyond one group previously registered in Chirchik.

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September 10, 2014

Tashkent, Uzbekistan: Govn’t holds balanced policy in field of religion | JWnews

Study on activities of Jehovah’s Witnesses showed that there are positive results and violations of the legislation by the organization are decreasing. Jehovah’s Witnesses confirm this in their letters to the UN, EU, OSCE and others.

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September 10, 2014

Jehovah’s Witnesses curtail AFL trade period | JWnews

The AFL quietly slipped out an email last week revealing it had chopped a day off this year’s trade period, winding it back to finish on Thursday October 16.

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September 9, 2014

When Parents and the State Disagree Over a Child’s Medical Treatment | JWnews

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September 9, 2014

Jehovah’s Witness convention in downtown Toledo | JWnews

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September 9, 2014

Ashya has first tests at Prague proton beam clinic | JWnews

The five-year-old arrived to the Proton Therapy Centre (PTC) in Prague on Monday by private jet from Spain.

A hospital spokeswoman said he was having his first MRI examination

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September 9, 2014

Ashya King has ‘good chance of recovery’

Cancer-stricken boy Ashya King, whose case grabbed headlines after his parents removed him from a British hospital, is undergoing scans in Prague as Czech doctors say he could have a 70 per cent chance of survival.

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September 8, 2014

Lillian Gobitas Klose, Schoolgirl at Center of Historic 1940 Supreme Court Case, Dies at 90 | JWnews

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September 8, 2014

FYI – ‘United Nations of Religions’ | JWnews

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Thursday to discuss a number of proposals on forming a united front against terrorism, including the idea to create a “United Religions” organization to combat religious extremism.

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September 8, 2014

Police Log: Religious Intolerance in Marblehead ? | JWnews

9:49 a.m. Caller said the Jehovah’s witnesses were “intrusive, invasive and obnoxious,” according to the log, saying that he wanted an ordinance to prevent them from going door to door.

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September 8, 2014

RUSSIA: Further fines for religious literature | JWnews

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September 8, 2014

British cancer boy Ashya King arrives in Prague for treatment | JWnews

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 on Monday for potentially life-saving treatment after leaving Spain.

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September 8, 2014

FYI – Unidentified Respiratory Virus Likely to Hit Kids Across Country | JWnews

A respiratory illness that has already sickened more than a thousand children in 10 states is likely to become a nationwide problem, doctors say.

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September 8, 2014

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September 8, 2014

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September 8, 2014

U.S. State Department: Azerbaijan restricts rights of religious minorities | JWnews

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September 8, 2014

Jehovah’s Witnesses just like Islamist radicals are persecuted in Azerbaijan | JWnews

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September 6, 2014

Finding Sign Language Content on the JW site | JWnews

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September 6, 2014

FYI – Volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea | JWnews

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