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This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. So your ancestors are from Britain? What do you do now? While having British ancestors is fairly common, finding them and adding them to your family tree can be a bit more difficult. Myko Clelland, outreach manager for findmypast offered some […]

Mandatory Credit: Photo by REX USA (2642870a)  Hayat Boumeddiene, far right  Hayat Boumeddiene 'appears in Islamic State film' - 06 Feb 2015  The latest video released by French-speaking Islamic state (ISIS), fighters may be Hayat Boumeddiene, who is believed to have knowledge about the deadly January 9, 2015 attack on a Paris kosher grocery,The video, titled "Blow Up France 2," was released Tuesday and shows an ISIS fighter praising previous attackers in France and calling for new attacks. The video shows a woman standing next to the speaker, wearing camouflage clothing and holding a weapon. French authorities are investigating the possibility this woman could be Hayat Boumeddiene. Her husband, Amedy Coulibaly, killed four hostages January 9 at a kosher grocery in Paris, authorities said. He was killed by police in a rescue and the remaining hostages fled to safety.

MP Fiona Bruce (Congleton) also repeated the testimony of “Ekhlas,” and added that House members had also heard from another woman, “Yvette,” who had flown in from Syria to speak with the MPs on April 19. “She spoke of Christians being killed and tortured, and of children being beheaded in front of their parents,” recounted […]

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This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. For 40 years, the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) has influenced the family history community for the better. For several decades, FamilySearch International has enjoyed its association with this great force in the genealogical community, and we congratulate them on their […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. The sunstone seen here was once part of the temple in Nauvoo, Illinois, which was constructed under the direction of the Prophet Joseph Smith. The temple was still under construction at the time of his death in June 1844. The interior […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. A career in comic art has had something of an effect on Robert Atkins’ family. When his now 10-year-old son Connor was 4 years old, he told his friend in preschool that he wanted to be Dr. Fate for Halloween. Connor […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Penning 1,000 poems shows dedication and perseverance. Penning one hymn text that grows in popularity a century after you’re gone takes a special kind of genius. Joel Hills Johnson scored in both those arenas. He wrote 1,000 poems and also the […]

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This post is brought to you by the Mormon Newsroom. View the original post here. SALT LAKE CITY | Wednesday, 31 August 2016 | In its ongoing mission to give humanitarian aid during the global refugee crisis, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donated a total of $2 million to two charitable organizations […]

Inspirational Messages

These daily, inspirational messages are brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. View the full inspirational message here. “Happiness does not depend on what happens outside of you but on what happens inside of you. It is measured by the spirit with which you meet the problems of life.” —Harold B. […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Krispy Kreme doughnuts may not be a typical burger topping. And Chedda Burger chef and founder Nick Watts may not be your typical Mormon. But, as it turns out, Krispy Kreme doughnuts are a hit atop a Chedda Burger, and Watts […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. A first-edition copy of the Book of Mormon that originally belonged to Pomeroy Tucker, the foreman of the historic E.B. Grandin press, is up for auction by Heritage Auctions. This copy is one of 5,000 printed by Grandin for The Church […]

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Turkey’s army and international coalition forces on Wednesday started an operation to drive Islamic State jihadists out of a key Syrian border town, a statement from the Turkish prime minister’s office said. “The Turkish Armed Forces and the International Coalition Air Forces have launched a military operation aimed at clearing the district of Jarablus of […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Centerville resident Ann Allred met her cousin Edwina Shively in person only once. That visit convinced Shively and other family members, when it was time for the family Bible to change hands, those hands should be Allred’s. When the cousins met […]

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This post is brought to you by the Maxwell Institute. View the original post here. “Be fruitful and multiply.” According to the book of Genesis, these are the first words God speaks to humanity. People have understood these words over the centuries as a commandment to procreate, and the ability to bear and raise children has […]

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This post is brought to you by the Mormon Newsroom. View the original post here. BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA | Tuesday, 30 August 2016 | More than 6,500 Mormon Helping Hands volunteers are assisting with relief efforts in parts of Louisiana damaged by recent record flooding. Recently Posted #LIghtTheWorld YouTube Live concert broadcast from New York […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. For the 19th year in a row, BYU was ranked No. 1 in the “Stone-Cold Sober Schools” list published by the Princeton Review. In celebration of its position atop the rankings, BYU’s twitter account announced on Monday that the BYU Creamery’s […]

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These daily, inspirational messages are brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. View the full inspirational message here. “I believe that we can accomplish any object that we make up our minds to, and no boy or girl ought to sit down and say, because they cannot do as well as […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Vai Sikahema once traveled four days, using three modes of transportation, just to attend an LDS temple with his family. The former NFL football player, who is now a morning news anchor and stake president, shared with Philly.com’s Stephanie Farr why […]

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Pyongyang has dubbed its recent missile test the “greatest success and victory” and threatened the US “with nuclear hammers of justice,” state media reports, adding that the North has all the resources necessary to battle US “nuclear hegemony.” “A test-fire of strategic submarine-launched ballistic missile was successfully conducted under the guidance of” North Korean leader […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Dear Angela: I’ve been with my current boyfriend for three years. I truly love him and care about his life, his future, his family, his ambitions … all of him. I’m also in my mid-30s, and I’ve never been much of […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Dear Angela: I’ve been with my current boyfriend for three years. I truly love him and care about his life, his future, his family, his ambitions … all of him. I’m also in my mid-30s, and I’ve never been much of […]

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This post is brought to you by the Maxwell Institute. View the original post here. Matthew Bowman The Mormon theology seminar is a rare thing on the American intellectual landscape: an opportunity to apply and to exercise the academic discipline that I’ve been trained in, and which I use to earn a living, but to […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. “GIRLS CAMP: Ideas for Today’s Leaders,” edited by Marci McPhee and Julia B. Blake, Walnut Springs Press, $15.99, 141 pages (nf) “Girls’ Camp: Ideas for Today’s Leaders,” edited by Marci McPhee and Julia B. Blake, is filled with practical as well […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. I played softball for most of my life, and my ultimate goal was perfection. Never mind being the best. I aimed to be perfect. Perfection is not some unobtainable fantasy but a real, tangible destination. To me, perfection in softball means […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. General conference is almost here and so are mission reunions for those who served missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Deseret News will publish brief reunion notices on Sept. 27 as a public service. Missions may […]