World Events and the Bible

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Date: December 11, 2017

Israel, Turkey Leaders Trade Insults Over US Jerusalem Decision

WEB Notes: Meanwhile, Middle East tensions “simmer supposedly. A Florida Senator said, “Now, I don’t know about you, but when I heard about Jerusalem — where the King of Kings [applause] where our soon coming King is coming back to Jerusalem, it is because President Trump declared Jerusalem to be capital of Israel.” Whatever that is supposed to mean…

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Child Tax Credit Rise For Illegal Immigrants Included In Bills

WEB Notes: The last two articles we posted said 1 in 5 American households have zero or negative wealth. The other, 1 in 4 Americans postpone medical treatment due to expense. It should be quite obvious American’s need tax relief. Yet, Trump and friends may pass a tax bill that includes giving money to illegal immigrants, something Trump has railed against. Once again, nothing changes.

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More Than 1 in 4 Americans Postpone Medical Treatment Because of the Expense

More than one in four Americans, or 29 percent, hold off seeking medical treatment because of the cost, according to a poll from Gallup.

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One In Five American Households Have ‘Zero Or Negative’ Wealth

Millions of Americans are living on the edge.

One in five households has zero or negative wealth, according to a report released this week by the Institute for Policy Studies, a progressive think tank based in Washington, D.C. What’s more, an even greater share of African-American (30%) and Latino (27%) households are “underwater” financially. The combined impact of $1 trillion in credit-card debt, $1.4 trillion in student loan debt, and stagnant wages are taking a toll.

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Danske Bank’s Wealth Management Robot Now Has 11,500 Clients

WEB Notes: Machines. They do so much for us today, even making investments for us. In a world where machines make investments, one has to wonder where that will lead? Whoever controls the levers will control that money and can make it go here or there.

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Putin Makes First Visit To Syria, Lauds Victory Over ISIS And Announces Withdrawals

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday made a surprise visit to Russia’s Khmeimim air base in Syria, announcing an imminent drawdown of Russian forces in the wake of his declaration of victory in its intervention in the Syria war.

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Pipe Bomb Explosion In Times Square Area

Two people were injured in a pipe bomb explosion in the subway system in the Times Square area on Monday morning.  One of the injured was the bomber and he was taken into custody.

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