NEWS WATCH: Moscow Warns of Escalation after US Closes Consulate, Missions


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

MOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Moscow is considering its response to what some Russian politicians have called a "diplomatic war" with the United States. The developments came after the U.S. ordered Russia to close its consulate in San Francisco and two trade missions in retaliation to what Washington called "unwarranted" Russian action.

NEWS WATCH: US Host Families Mourn Loss China Christian Students In Plane Crash


By BosNewsLife North American and Asian Services with local news reportingcrash

BEIJING/SAN FRANCISCO (BosNewsLife)-- Mourning families from a major evangelical church in the San Fernando Valley of southern California were worshiping Sunday, July 14, without three Christian Chinese students they had been expecting.