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Friday June 10th, 2022 morning edition

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"You know a lot of pastors have this stupid idea where it’s just like, 'oh you know God loves everyone.

But people have taken this to such an extreme where they’re saying celebrate the sin, not just tolerate it, celebrate it," he continued.

At one point, he told the congregation that gay people "are dangerous to society" and said that "all homosexuals are pedophiles.".

Many people on social media criticized the pastor with some labeling his remarks as a violent threat to the community.

Another said Awes' comment "makes the LGBTQ+ community a huge target" and the pastor "needs to be on FBI watch list.".

The language used by the Pastor of the Stedfast Baptist Church is likely to be offensive to many people.

The church's main pastor, Jonathan Shelley, defended Awes saying in a lengthy statement that America has weakened "punishments for homosexuality.". »

Two Ships Found Near Spanish Galleon Full of Gold Worth $17 Billion

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Two previously unknown shipwrecks have been found near a famous Spanish galleon laden with an estimated $17 billion in gold that was sunk by the British in 1708.

The San José was a 62-gun, three-masted galleon that was sunk by the British with 600 people on board in 1708 in the War of Spanish Succession (1701-1714) before being found in 2015 laden with gold and valuables now thought to be worth $17 billion.

Close-up images near one of the cannons show handfuls of gold coins lying on the sand. »

Diablo Immortal now has Blizzard’s lowest ever user score on Metacritic

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Diablo Immortal now has the worst Metacritic user score in Blizzard‘s history.

At the time of writing, the game has a user score of 0.5 out of 10, based on nearly 2500 user ratings.

However, while both games have the same user score, Diablo Immortal has a higher percentage of negative user reviews (95.5% compared to Burning Crusade’s 94.6%), and has received more than six times as many reviews (2,485 versus 371). »

China’s Southern Strategy: Beijing Is Using the Global South to Constrain America

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Between 1946 and 1974, Mao Zedong perfected his vision of how the struggle against imperialist powers should unfold by focusing on the global South.

By openly using economic aid and investment as incentives, China got countries in the global South to break off relations with Taiwan, helping diplomatically asphyxiate the island.

Beyond cash pledges, Beijing’s main card in the global South is intangible: the promise of opportunity and respect. »