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  1. An 8-year-old boy took his parents’ car on an 87 mph joyride down a German high early Wednesday before eventually pulling over, putting his hazards on and placing an orange cone behind the car when he began to feel unwell, reports said. View the full article
  2. Candice DeLong never felt she would run out of stories to tell about female killers. View the full article
  3. Overall, female unemployment is at its lowest point in 65 years, and a striking 58 percent of jobs created in 2018 went to women, as the female labor force participation rate hit its highest point in history. View the full article
  4. Gone are the days when grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins would rush into the delivery room to hold the newest members of the family. View the full article
  5. Terra Newell’s life forever changed on Aug. 20, 2016, when she fatally stabbed her estranged stepfather John Meehan 13 times after he had attacked her in her apartment complex’s parking lot. View the full article
  6. It’s been 50 years since members of the Manson Family slaughtered seven people during the summer of 1969 — and the painful past continues to haunt their loved ones. View the full article
  7. Some of Marilyn Monroe’s most iconic costumes are hitting the auction block. View the full article
  8. 1 Corinthians 2:4

    Here’s an excerpt from 1 Corinthians 2:4, John Currie's contribution to the August issue of Tabletalk: Ministry style matters. First Corinthians 2:4 tells us that Paul decided on a manner for his entire ministry that was harmonious with his message. Paul’s message was Christ, in His cross and resurrection (1 Cor. 15:1–4), so his manner likewise had to be cross-shaped, rather than posturing or self-promoting. How a preacher presents his message and carries himself either illustrates or distracts from the meaning of the message God has entrusted to him. This is the ministry logic that lies behind Paul’s refusal to rely on “plausible words of wisdom.” The Corinthians, like the rest of the Greco-Roman world, believed that wisdom is the ability to achieve status and success by appearing to be great, positioning oneself alongside society’s celebrated men, and looking and sounding the part. This cultural wisdom was manifested in the popular orators of the day, or sophists. These were celebrities who knew how to present themselves and speak in order to gain followers, status, and success even if their message was vacuous. So, when Paul says he decided not to use “plausible words of wisdom,” he was not saying he did not take a studied approach to preaching and teaching, or that how he used words did not matter (2 Tim. 2:15). He decided not to rest the plausibility of his message on his perception as a great man. It wasn’t that he didn’t think carefully and reason thoughtfully in his preaching and teaching (Acts 18:19). He had decided not to mask his weakness so that the power of the Holy Spirit would be evident in his message (2 Cor. 4:7; 12:9–10). Continue reading 1 Corinthians 2:4, or begin receiving Tabletalk magazine by signing up for a free 3-month trial. For a limited time, the new TabletalkMagazine.com allows everyone to browse and read the growing library of back issues, including this month’s issue. View the full article
  9. The number of migrant-background residents in Germany has reached a new all-time high of 25.5 percent, and 42 per cent of children are of migrant backgrounds. View the full article
  10. Crime-ridden San Francisco has introduced new sanitized language for criminals, getting rid of words such as “offender” and “addict” while changing “convicted felon” to “justice-involved person.” View the full article
  11. A migrant woman, who federal immigration officials say falsely claimed ICE separated her from her newborn despite saying she was breastfeeding, was indicted this week on unrelated federal fraud charges stemming from the use of another person’s Social Security number, reports said. View the full article
  12. President Trump’s economy is still booming. But his opponents here and abroad are counting on a recession to derail him. View the full article
  13. Sadly, in many churches today, we're likely to hear the pastor's opinions preached rather than the truth of God's Word. So how do we identify solid biblical teaching? Discover the answer when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen... View the full article
  14. A man who pleaded guilty to installing secret cameras in a “staggering” number of homes in Oklahoma County while working for a security company over the last five years was given a life sentence Wednesday, according to a report. View the full article
  15. Many Democratic voters in Iowa and across the country are supporting former Vice President Joe Biden's 2020 run for the presidency because they see him as the best candidate to defeat President Trump, according to Lawrence Jones. View the full article
  16. China is the Pentagon's “number one priority,” and the United States is watching Beijing "very carefully" in order to safeguard America. View the full article
  17. A former Los Angeles city administrative officer stepping down from a committee overseeing a homelessness program said this week the citywide problem is going to get worse before it gets better, according to a report. View the full article
  18. A 27-year-old man has been arrested in the drive-by shooting deaths of a University of California, Irvine, astrophysics scholar and his friend in Los Angeles last week, authorities announced Wednesday, according to reports. View the full article
  19. Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer shot back at critics protesting his selection for the new season of “Dancing With the Stars" Wednesday. View the full article
  20. Greece vowed Wednesday to refuse help to an Iranian ship that was recently detained in Gibraltar on suspicion of carrying oil bound for Syria days after the U.S. threatened sanctions on any country that offered aid to the tanker believed to be linked to an Iranian terrorist organization as it passed through Mediterranean waters, a report said. View the full article
  21. North Carolina’s Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have made it mandatory for state and local law enforcement to comply with detainer requests from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). View the full article
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  23. A series of verbal blunders on the campaign trail could ultimately spell doom for the presidential candidacy of Democratic 2020 frontrunner Joe Biden, former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said Wednesday. View the full article
  24. A move by the White House on Wednesday "exposed" the true intentions of 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls when it comes to border security and illegal immigration, Laura Ingraham said on her Fox News program. View the full article
  25. The Trump administration has quietly moved to extend the government’s authority to spy on all persons in America. View the full article