ISIS Sex Slave Survivor Tells Congress About Horrors of Her Captivity: 'It Was Like Hell'

WASHINGTON — A Yazidi victim of the Islamic State's genocide in Iraq detailed for members of the U.S. Congress on Tuesday the horrors she experienced during the nine months was held as a slave.

Photo: A Yazidi woman who was enslaved by the Islamic State for over nine months holds up pictures of family members as she testifies before a United States House of Representatives Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 3, 2017.

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National Day of Prayer Proclaimed for Hurricane Harvey Victims on Sunday

President Trump proclaimed September 3, 2017, as a National Day of Prayer for the Victims of Hurricane Harvey during a press conference with his Evangelical Advisory Board at the White House on Friday. Texas Governor Greg Abbott also issued proclamation earlier this week for a September 3 "Day of Prayer and Thanksgiving" in his state, "in the wake of damage and destruction" caused by the massive hurricane.


Tens of thousands stand by 'Fixer Upper' Chip and Joanna Gaines after Buzzfeed attack

"HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines of 'Fixer Upper' have been publicly targeted by media outlets merely for attending a church whose pastor, Jimmy Seibert, has preached on the biblical view of marriage and sexuality," according to a petition by Family Research Council. As of Monday, over 31,000 have signed a petition applauding Seibert for his stand for morality.