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Paul Pressler, Disgraced Christian Conservative Leader, Dies at 94

Paul Pressler, Disgraced Christian Conservative Leader, Dies at 94

Paul Pressler, a former Houston appeals court judge who spent decades helping conservatives gain control of the Southern Baptist Convention, the country’s largest Protestant denomination, only to become an embarrassment to its leaders after as many as seven men accused him of sexual abuse, died on June 7. He was …

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Russia’s Putin to visit North Korea for the first time in 24 years

Russia’s Putin to visit North Korea for the first time in 24 years

Russian president to embark on state visit on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Kremlin says. Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit North Korea this week for the first time in 24 years, the two countries say, a rare trip that underscores Moscow’s burgeoning partnership with the nuclear-armed state. North Korean leader …

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