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Date: April 20, 2015

Bible Verse of the Day – 1 Corinthians 15:55-57

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1 Corinthians 15:55-57
55 “O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?”

56 “The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law.”

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Washington Kicks 143 Kids Out Of School For Not Vaccinating

Vaccines(Source:  From The Trenches) – Nearly 150 public school students in Spokane, Wash., have been booted from school for lacking documentation to prove they were vaccinated.


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UN chief to open Vatican climate change conference

(Source: Santa Cruz Sentinal) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will open a key Vatican meeting this month on Pope Francis’ highly anticipated teaching document on climate change.

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Pakistan, China, Iran and the remaking of regional security

(Source: Asia Times) – The regional security in South Asia and the adjacent regions to the west and north are on the cusp of a profound transformation. Broadly, there are three vectors involved here.

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Faith leaders join World Bank in call to end extreme poverty by 2030

(Source: Ecumenical News) – The World Council of Churches has joined more than 30 leaders from major world religions in launching a call to action to end extreme poverty by 2030, a goal shared with the World Bank Group.

“As leaders from diverse religious traditions, we share a compelling vision to end extreme poverty by the year 2030,” they said thew WCC said in a statement.

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Massive FBI Miscarriage Of Justice Over Decades—–95% Of Hair Sample Testimony In Criminal Trials Was Invalid

(Source: David Stockman) – The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every examiner in an elite FBI forensic unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which they offered evidence against criminal defendants over more than a two-decade period before 2000.

Of 28 examiners with the FBI Laboratory’s microscopic hair comparison unit, 26 overstated forensic matches in ways that favored prosecutors in more than 95 percent of the 268 trials reviewed so far, according to the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and the Innocence Project, which are assisting the government with the country’s largest post-conviction review of questioned forensic evidence.

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6.8 quake off Taiwan coast prompts tsunami alert in southwestern Japan

(Source: RT) – Japan’s Miyakojima and Yaeyama areas have been placed on high alert with tsunami advisories being issued following a shallow 6.8-magnitude underwater earthquake off Taiwan’s coast. Warnings were lifted after no significant wave activity was registered.

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