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    AP: Armenian recruits baptized before heading into war

    In a wooded area of Nagorno-, new recruits to the war besieging the region are underwent a ritual Monday they hope will help them endure the fight — baptism into the Armenian Apostolic Church, the Associated Press writes. One by one, the young men in camouflage fatigues approached a priest, who dipped their clasped hands into a water-filled kettle and then anointed their heads and necks. Afterwards, the young men stood at attention as the priest hung wooden crosses around their necks. Their faces were impassive, but one betrayed the emotion churning beneath by kissing the cross. “The baptism cleansed [...]


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Armenian-American protesters gather outside SpaceX headquarters, demanding cancellation of Turkish satellite

October 30th, 2020|Categories: Society|Tags: , |

Protesters gathered outside SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne Thursday night demanding the cancellation of TurkSat5A…a Turkish satellite that is scheduled to launch next month, Fox 11 [...]

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