A Seventh-day Adventist who was fired by the City of Dallas because she refused to work on her Sabbath day, Saturday, is getting her job back.Marilyn Ford, a code inspector for the city, also will get $55,000 and a shift that accommodates her beliefs in a settlement with the city, the Dallas Morning News reports.Ford complained about the shift in 2004 when she was assigned to work Wednesday through Sunday. She was told she would be fired if she didn’t work. She was fired in 2005. … [Read more...] about Seventh-Day Adventist Gets $55K, Job Back
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By Panu Wongcha-um CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) – Having failed to find any sign of 12 boys and their soccer coach during a week-long search of flooded cave complex in northern Thailand, rescuers held out hope on Saturday that the group could have found safety on a rocky mound in one of the chambers. Divers from the Thai navy’s elite SEAL unit were groping their way through the murky waters filling passages of the 10-kilometre (6-mile) underground maze of the Tham Luang cave, as the rescue effort turned increasingly desperate. International rescue teams, including 30 U.S. military personnel, have joined the search for the junior soccer team, which went missing last Saturday, but the rescuers have been hampered by heavy rain. Divers were still some way from the potential safety spot, called “Pattaya Beach” after one of Thailand’s best known tourist destinations. “The distance we’ve got still got to go is probably two to three … [Read more...] about As Thai search enters 7th day, divers cling to hope of finding lost boys
Asa Bennett Follow 8 April 2019 • 12:11pm Theresa May has been showered with praise for putting in her most approachable performance yet in a video released over the weekend explaining "what on earth's happening with Brexit". So why was the Prime Minister able to defy her "Maybot" reputation and seem so human? Is she simply more at ease at Chequers, away from the Westminster circus, than Downing Street? Has she decided to ditch the stiff "strong and stable" shtick for good? Perhaps her glass caught on camera contains something stronger than water? The reason Mrs May seems so relaxed, I'd suggest, is because she is saying what she genuinely believes in this video? Her old "no deal is better than a bad deal" mantra remains sidelined.... To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only events Cancel any time Free for 30 days then only £2 per … [Read more...] about Does Theresa May now believe no Brexit is better than a no-deal Brexit?
VICTORY in Europe was announced in May 1945 after six years of bloody war which had cost the lives of millions across the world. But what exactly was VE Day and what did it mean for those who had endured years of conflict? What does VE Day stand for? VE Day stands for Victory in Europe Day which took place on Tuesday, May 8, 1945. It marked the end of Adolf Hitler’s war and sparked celebrations around the world. What does it mean? The day before at 2:41pm on May 7 1945 Germany had surrendered. Hitler had committed suicide a week earlier leaving Grand Admiral Donitz of the German army to admit defeat. The Normandy landings a year had proved instrumental in achieving victory for the allies as had the huge eastern offensives of the USSR. Six years of war that had cost the lives of millions had finally come to a close. How was it celebrated? A crowd of 50,000 was packed into Piccadilly Circus waving flags. A national holiday was declared and there was dancing in the street … [Read more...] about VE Day 2018 is TODAY – why is Victory in Europe Day marked on May 8 and how is it celebrated?
Facebook has removed a page for a group calling itself Adventists for Life after the Seventh-Day Adventists claimed trademark infringement.Seventh Day Adventist spokesman Garrett Caldwell told the Washington Post that “Adventist” and “SDA” are trademarked and registered names. “We are working hard to try to protect the name and organization associated with the name,” he said.Caldwell said the SDA would have granted permission to use the name if it had been sought. But the Post’s On Faith column wasn’t so sure. It noted that a cease-and-desist letter written by the church’s associate general counsel didn’t mention permission and also asked Adventists for Life to deregister the domain name www.adventistsforlife.org.“What if other religious groups did the same thing?” the column asks. “In this age of marketing, brand names and search engine optimization, are words such as ‘Jewish’ or … [Read more...] about Facebook Removes ‘Adventists for Life’ Page After Infringement Complaint