World Events and the Bible

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Date: July 30, 2017

Bible Verse of the Day: Matthew 5:14,16

Bible Verse of the Day

Bible Verse of the Day

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U.S. “Ready To Respond With Rapid, Lethal, And Overwhelming Force” To North Korean Missile Test As U.S. Bombers Fly Over Korean Peninsula

The U.S. and its allies are prepared to use “rapid, lethal and overwhelming force,” if necessary, against North Korea, the commander of the U.S. Pacific Air Forces warned Saturday night.

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Iran Rules Out Halt To Missile Tests As Tension With U.S. Rises

A defiant Iran vowed on Saturday to press ahead with its missile programme and condemned new US sanctions, as tensions rise after the West hardened its tone against the Islamic republic.

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Culling Of Wild Horses Allowed By U.S. Congressional Panel

A congressional committee Tuesday night authorized the “humane euthanization” — some called it “extermination” — of what many acknowledge is a large and unsustainable population of wild horses and burros on public land in the West.

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Britain To Ban Sale Of All Diesel And Petrol Cars And Vans By 2040

WEB Notes: First it was France, now Britain.

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Brazil Deploys 8,500 Armed Forces in Rio de Janeiro

The government announced yesterday (July 28th) that the implementation of the National Security Plan in Rio de Janeiro will employ 8,500 members of the Armed Forces, 620 members of the National Security Force and 1,120 of the Federal Highway Police, in an effort to improve security.

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India’s National ID Program Raises Privacy Concerns

Since 2010, India has undertaken what is by far the largest citizen registration drive in history by documenting most of its 1.3 billion people into a single national identification database. The system assigns a number and records fingerprints and iris scans. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the country’s biometric database and the privacy concerns it raises.

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