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Date: December 26, 2016

Bible Verse of the Day: Luke 2:28-32

Bible Verse of the Day

Luke 2:28-32

“Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said, Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word: For mine eyes have seen thy salvation, Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people; A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel.”

U.S. government begins asking foreign travelers about social media

The U.S. government quietly began requesting that select foreign visitors provide their Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts upon arriving in the country, a move designed to spot potential terrorist threats that drew months of opposition from tech giants and privacy hawks alike.
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NATO Auditor Investigating Terrorism Funding Found Dead, Family Disputes It Was Suicide

Belgium — Yves Chandelon, NATO Auditor General, was found dead — by gunshot to the head — in the Belgian city of Andenne last Friday.

Authorities are calling the death a suicide, but Chandelon’s family is reportedly vehemently disputing that assessment.

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City Passes Ordinance Mandating CCTV Surveillance By Businesses, Including Doctors And Lawyers Offices

Another government has decided to “protect” local businesses by forcing them to install surveillance cameras.

All commercial businesses located here will now be required to install and maintain security cameras or face a fine or jail following passage of a new citywide ordinance by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen Tuesday night.

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London to get manned checkpoints in terror security crackdown

The proposals are intended to protect London’s finance district and its skyscrapers from a terrorist attack.

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Social Security Issues Final Rules Removing Beneficiaries’ Gun Rights

The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced on December 19 that it had “finalized” its rules regarding who will have their names added to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). This was after the proposed rules published in April received more than 90,000 responses, mostly negative, from the public. The National Rifle Association (NRA) opposed the proposed rules for numerous reasons and urged its members to protest them.

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Damascus faces third day without water following alleged contamination

Residents of the Syrian city of Damascus faced their third consecutive day without water on Sunday after the city’s supply was allegedly poisoned.Authorities cut off the capital city’s pipeline following reports that rebel groups had contaminated water supplies with diesel.

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Terrorists Reportedly Shell Christian District in Syria’s Damascus at Christmas

Christian district al-Qassa’a in the Syrian capital city of Damascus was subject to terrorist attack with three mortar shells Sunday, media reported citing a police source.

Source: Terrorists Reportedly Shell Christian District in Syria’s Damascus at Christmas

US-Led Coalition Bracing for Bombing Raids Against Daesh in Syria’s Raqqa

WEB Notes: Not a surprise. We have said since Aleppo appears to be defeated it is time for the terrorists to move on. Now Raqqa will be bombed to mirror Aleppo. This will not stop until Assad is removed from power and a globalist is put in his place.

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Israeli Ministers Approve ‘Facebook Law’ Against Web Incitement

Israeli courts could demand that companies such as Facebook Inc. remove content deemed as incitement, under a bill that that will head for parliamentary approval amid concerns about free speech.

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Egypt detains Jazeera reporter over ‘fake news’

Egypt has ordered the detention for 15 days of an Al-Jazeera journalist accused of incitement and fabricating news, a prosecution official said on Sunday.

It was the latest move against the Qatar-based broadcaster which Egypt accuses of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.

Source: Egypt detains Jazeera reporter over ‘fake news’

Turkey Arrests 1,656 Social Media Users Since Summer

WEB Notes: What is supporting terrorist organizations? Disagreeing with the government?

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