A huge group of demonstrators stormed Hong Kong’s legislative building in protest against a new extradition bill which would see criminals face prosecution in mainland China. Many Christians have felt in fear for their lives in light of the now-suspended bill, due to China having some of the most restrictive religious freedom laws on earth.
President Trump became the nation’s first sitting chief executive to step foot on North Korean soil. The historic steps took place on Sunday, after President Trump initiated a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Young Un via Twitter. The two shook hands at the demarcation line before Trump crossed the border at Kim’s invitation.
Israeli paratroopers and archaeologists announced Wednesday that they unearthed the remains of a 2,700-year-old watchtower at an undisclosed location in southern Israel. Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority say they cannot reveal the exact location for security purposes but did say that it sits on an elevated location.
An atheist group is demanding a Wisconsin school district ban a pastor from future events after he discussed his faith at a graduation ceremony, mentioned “Jesus Christ,” and urged the students not to “succumb to the pressure of being politically correct.”