Kyle Cobb

  • Murdered girl’s family beg for US visa to attend funeral

    The family of an 11-year-old girl murdered last week in New Jersey have implored President Donald Trump to let them into the US to attend her funeral. AbbieGail Smith was allegedly stabbed in the neck by her neighbour while taking out the rubbish on 12 July. Her father, Kenroy...
  • Connecticut governor visits woman taking sanctuary in church

      U.S. immigration officials said Friday they consider a woman trying to avoid deportation by seeking sanctuary in a Connecticut church to be a fugitive, but acknowledge they have a policy that restricts them from entering a house of worship except in extraordinary circumstances. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is...
  • Students say Christian college ignored reports of sexual assault

    Ten students at a conservative, Christian college outside of Boston say they were sexually assaulted on campus, and allege that there was no redress by the religious school. On the contrary, the victims’ rapists remained on Gordon College’s campus for years after the alleged assaults were reported, according to...
  • Mom facing deportation after 24 years in U.S. takes sanctuary in church

    HARTFORD, Conn. – U.S. immigration officials said Friday they consider a woman trying to avoid deportation by seeking sanctuary in a Connecticut church to be a fugitive, but acknowledge they have a policy that restricts them from entering a house of worship except in extraordinary circumstances. Gov. Dannel P....
  • Top Stories: Texas Senate Committee Hears Controversial Bathroom Bill

    The top local stories this morning from Joy105 Digital Magazine: A Texas Senate committee this morning will hear testimony on the controversial bathroom bill. During the regular legislative session, the House and the Senate couldn’t come to a compromise over the bill, which would regulate transgender public restroom use....
  • Christian School Rejects $3 Million Donation After LGBT Flap

    A top Christian university has turned down $3 million in funding from the Alabama Baptist State Convention because it would have to kill off an LGBT student group to accept the money. Andrew Westmoreland, president of Samford University in Birmingham, said in a statement: “Our longstanding educational and ministry...
  • Mueller asks WH staff to preserve all documents relating to June 2016 meeting

    (CNN)Special counsel Robert Mueller has asked the White House to preserve all documents relating to the June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower that Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort had with a Russian lawyer and others, according to a source who has seen the letter. Mueller sent...
  • Justin Bieber has just been banned from performing in China

    Justin Bieber has just been banned from performing in China — and it’s too late now to say sorry. Bieber is travelling to Asia for the latest leg of his Purpose World Tour, however, no mainland China venues have been set for his performances. One fan, known as a...
  • The Woodlands pastor charged with prostitution

    THE WOODLANDS, Texas (KTRK) — A Montgomery County religious leader has been charged with prostitution. According to charging documents, 52-year-old Eddie Hilburn was taken into custody after he agreed to pay for sex. Officials at The Woodlands First Baptist Church confirmed that Hilburn is an associate pastor. According to...