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Wednesday September 14th, 2022 morning edition

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This might come as a surprise to many Americans who have watched the increasingly overt and forceful alliance between the Republican far right and Christian nationalism.

Toward that end, he argued, Republicans need to be even more explicit than they already are.

"When politicians come and stand on this stage," he asked, "do they mention the Bible?

There was an answer to that question, he continued: "We got these rights from God in the Bible.".

An hour later, when Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley took to the stage, he eagerly obliged, delivering a speech that might as well have been a sermon.

This year, Hawley said, he was focused on the left's "efforts to unmake history."

"What they particularly dislike about America is our dependence on biblical teaching and tradition," Hawley said. »

Discord Voice Is Now Available for Everyone on Xbox Consoles

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Starting today, Discord Voice is available on all Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles.

With this update, you can now chat with anyone on Discord via voice channels or group calls directly from your console, making it easy to connect with friends across mobile, Xbox, and PC.

After that, you can join any Discord voice channel or call and transfer it to your Xbox. »

Russian council faces dissolution after call for Putin's removal

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Nikita Yuferev said the judge decided that a series of past council meetings had been invalid, paving the way for it to be broken up by the regional governor.

Another council member, Dmitry Palyuga, said the same court then fined him 47,000 roubles ($780) for "discrediting" the authorities by calling for Putin's removal.

Four more members of the Smolninskoye local council are due to appear in court in the next two days. »

Woman whose rape DNA led to her arrest sues San Francisco

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A rape victim whose DNA from her sexual assault case was used by San Francisco police to arrest her in an unrelated property crime on Monday filed a lawsuit against the city.

During a search of a San Francisco Police Department crime lab database, the woman's DNA was tied to a burglary in late 2021.

Federal law already prohibits the inclusion of victims’ DNA in the national Combined DNA Index System. »

Putin calls for calm amid deadliest Azerbaijan-Armenia clashes since 2020

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TBILISI, Sept 13 (Reuters) - At least 49 Armenian soldiers and 50 Azeri military personnel were killed on Tuesday in the deadliest fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia since a 2020 war, each side said, spurring Russian President Vladimir Putin to appeal for calm.

Armenia said Azerbaijan had shelled towns near the border including Jermuk, Goris and Kapan, forcing it to respond.

"That has created a window of opportunity for Azerbaijan, recalling that the outcome of the second war in 2020 left unfinished business.". »