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Church faces daily $100 fine for housing homeless on its lot, battles with neighbors

While helping the homeless may be God’s work, housing them on property not zoned for it isn’t, according to one Delaware county. Victory Church near Dover is racking up $100-a-day fines for housing a young, blind mother in an RV in its parking lot. Read Full Article at
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Petro Poroshenko during his London visit voiced his tough assessments of the situation in Donbas. For the first time in a few months, the Normandy Four leaders held phone talks. The presidential campa
Patrols of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission drove on a mine in Donbass, one died, another injured, the OSCE head says
The AURA open championship in rhythmic gymnastics was held in the START sports and entertainment complex in Baku April 23.
Transactions in the first three months of 2017, in capital Bucharest, took the demand for new office space to 97,300 square meters, with the average value of a transaction rising to 2,400 sqm in the
Simona Halep on Sunday defeated Great Britain's Johanna Konta 6-1 6-3, in their Fed Cup by BNP Paris Bas World Group II playoff tie hosted by Tenis Club IDU of Mamaia, giving Romania a 2-1 lead.
Businessman Vivian Reddy has threatened to sue the Concerned Citizens Group after its court bid to stop the construction of a multi-million rand development failed.
Ambassador to the US Bo˛o Cerar is paying visits to Slovenians in the US before leaving the diplomatic post in a month's time. He has visited two towns in the state of Michigan. In Marquette, he
A car belonging to the OSCE’s Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) has been blown up in the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic in the east of the country, and one of the m
Nutrition experts have welcomed the "not guilty" verdict by the HPCSA against renowned scientist Professor Tim Noakes.
Kenya’s Mary Keitany won a third London Marathon on Sunday posting an unofficial time of 2hrs 17min 01sec — the fastest time in a women-only marathon. The 35-year-old, who also has three N
Italian-born author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann was shot at her Kenyan ranch and airlifted for treatment after an invasion by local herders.
By all accounts and despite the unwarranted setbacks, the politician and cabinet minister has scored many significant goals in his political life, writes Lebo Keswa.
The Trump administration is more than halfway through the 120 day review of financial regulation that the president ordered on February 3.Time flies!
Barcelona will not risk calling up star forward Neymar for the potential title decider with Real Madrid, the Spanish champions said on Sunday, just hours before El Clasico. The loss of the suspended B
The ANC has slammed the growing number of threats being made against activists and journalists, after an investigative journalist received death threats.
North Korea has vowed to sink the USS Carl Vinson, which is scheduled to arrive in the waters around the Korean peninsula “within days.” Meanwhile, Japan said two of its ships have join
Journalist and editor Lado Ambro˛i? has received the 2016 Victor for lifetime achievements as fourteen Victors, the leading Slovenian media and show business awards, were given out in Portoro˛ last ev
The electorate welcomed the candidate warmly, Macron shook hands and looked very content
Rhodes University’s first PhD thesis in isiXhosa has been described as a glimmer of hope in the quest for a decolonised and transformed education system in SA.
Popular rapper, Skales, has come a long way in his music career and his talent is not in doubt anymore. With several hit songs in his kitty, Skales has convinced naysayers that he has what it takes to
Wherever people are gathered to talk about musicians who speak the truth to the government with their songs, names like Fela and African China, will surely be mentioned. While the former is deceased,
Some years ago, the whole nation was gripped with the terrible news that popular Islamic broadcaster, Aremu Gawat, was missing. The TV presenter was said to have left his office on July 6, 2012, and n
It is widely believed and accepted that Lagos is the entertainment capital of the country. Majority of the top entertainers in the country are resident in Lagos and the city is considered to offer mor
The party’s ability to grow is tied to its ability to interrogate its trajectory and respond to events, writes Onkgopotse JJ Tabane.
A Vienna man can breathe a sigh of relief after a fine he was issued for belching in public was overturned when a court ruled that his allegedly turbulent exhale could not be proven. Re
Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Executive Secretary, Nigerian National Summit Group, Mr. Tony Uranta, says the propaganda tactics being employed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in the figh
Kendrick Lamar has pulled off the biggest US album debut this year with “DAMN.,” an introspective work of hip-hop storytelling that features Rihanna and U2. “DAMN.” sold 603,00
Barcelona will not call up star forward Neymar for the potential title decider with Real Madrid, the Spanish champions said on Sunday, just hours before El Clasico. “Given the legal uncertainty
France began voting Sunday in the first round of the most unpredictable presidential election in decades, with the outcome seen as crucial for the future of the beleaguered European Union. Far-right l
The Presidential committee to investigate corruption allegations against the two suspended officials of the Buhari administration says it will conduct its work in camera. A statement by the Vice Presi
Franklin Templeton bond chief Michael Hasenstab is pulling back from one of his most contrarian bets of the past decade, according to Bloomberg.
Somalia is proving a scary example of how no economy can grow and become sustainable to the exclusion of locals, writes Victor Kgomoeswana.
Less than two weeks after United Airlines prompted a public relations crisis for dragging a passenger from his seat on an overbooked flight, rival American Airlines is being buffeted by its own contro
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