According to a new study, Muslims will globally outnumber Christians by the end of the century. The report also shows that within the United States, the amount of individuals who don’t associate with a particular faith will increase. “Demographics are an underappreciated force that is shifting the contours of faith,” said Pew demographer Conrad Hackett, who led the research. “Peering into the future greatly illuminates what is happening today and its consequences.” Read more.
Two women who reside in Queens, New York were charged with plotting to build a bomb Thursday. An undercover investigation revealed that Noelle Velentzas and Asia Siddiqui were examining different types of explosives and had acquired propane gas tanks. They also referenced jihad when talking to undercover officers. “It’s war,” said Velentzas. “Protest don’t work.” Read more.
Republican Ted Nugent recently claimed that President Obama is to blame for veteran suicides. “Here’s your job, Republican Party,” said Nugent. “Twenty to 25 of those guys kill themselves every day, and they haven’t told you why and they haven’t told anybody else why but they told me why: because the commander-in-chief is the enemy.” Read more.
AirBNB has always been a clutch option when traveling, especially when you’re not trying to break the bank on a hotel. The home rental service recently announced that they would be expanding into Cuba, allowing Americans to rent spaces there. This is another step in rekindling the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba. Read more.
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