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Date: July 5, 2016

Bible Verse of the Day: Matthew 24:35

Bible Verse of the Day

Matthew 24:35

“Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.”

Christian Iraqi Population Shrinking With Persecution ‘Worse Than Under Saddam Hussein’

A human rights group has warned that minorities in Iraq, including Christians, are facing a “catastrophic” reality with tens of thousands of people murdered or abducted by terror groups.

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U.S. Treasury Yields Fall to Records as Economic Outlook Darkens

Treasuries began a holiday-shortened week right where they left off, with yields sliding to all-time lows. Benchmark 10-year note yields slid together with those on 30-year securities as signs of slowing growth in Europe ended a five-day gain in global stocks.

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Syrian Refugees Admitted to U.S. More Than Doubled in June; 0.3 Percent Were Christians

The “surge” of Syrian refugee admissions first announced by the State Department last spring hit a new peak during June – 2,381 refugees, or more than double the number permitted to resettle in the United States in May.

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US oil reserves surpass those of Saudi Arabia and Russia

The US holds more oil reserves than Saudi Arabia and Russia, the first time it has surpassed those held by the world’s biggest exporting nations, according to a new study. Rystad Energy estimates recoverable oil in the US from existing fields,

Source: US oil reserves surpass those of Saudi Arabia and Russia – FT.com

New Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect In California

California Parents saw the institution of a new vaccine mandate on Friday barring new students from entering or seventh graders from advancing in school, unless they have a list of shots required by the state. The new law is pushing some parents to move out of the Golden State.

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Biblical Map: The Exodus

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