World Events and the Bible

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Date: July 28, 2017

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Bible Verse of the Day: Philippians 3:14

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House GOP Approves $1.6 Billion for Trump’s Wall

The House passed a $788 billion spending bill Thursday that combines a $1.6 billion down payment for President Donald Trump’s controversial border wall with Mexico with a whopping budget increase for the Pentagon.

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Study: 90 Percent Of American Men Are ‘Overfat’

The vast majority of American men are “overfat,” a new study finds.

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Here’s What the Average American Spends on Restaurants and Takeout

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2014, the average American household spent $2,787 on restaurant meals and takeout, compared to $3,971 on groceries. But in 2015, the average amount spent on restaurants and takeout jumped $221 to $3,008.

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Obamacare Repeal Collapses as Senate GOP Blocks Health Bill

A months-long effort by Senate Republicans to pass health legislation collapsed early Friday after GOP Senator John McCain joined two of his colleagues to block a stripped-down Obamacare repeal bill.

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Transgenders In Combat Environment Would Be A ‘Ticking Time Bomb,’ U.S. Veteran Says

There is no room for gender confusion in a combat environment, a U.S. veteran who served in Iraq said after President Donald Trump issued a ban on transgenders in the military.

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Putin Signs Syria Base Deal, Cementing Russia’s Presence There for Half a Century

President Vladimir Putin has signed a law ratifying a deal with the Syrian government allowing Russia to keep its air base in Syria for almost half a century, official documents show.

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In Cold Blow To Us, Japan Ups Tariffs On Frozen Beef Imports

In unwelcome news for American farmers, Japan said Friday that it was imposing emergency tariffs of 50 percent on imports of frozen beef, mainly from the U.S.Finance Minister Taro Aso announced the move Friday, saying he was prepared to explain the decision to the U.S. side.

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Nearly 1 Million Illegal Aliens Now Have Driver’s Licenses in California

The State of California is on track to issue a total of one million driver’s licenses to illegal aliens by the end of 2017.

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Starbucks closes Teavana stores, doubles down on China coffee shops as quarter misses forecasts

Focusing on its core coffee-shop business, Starbucks on Thursday said it will close its Teavana tea stores worldwide, even as it takes full ownership of all Starbucks stores in China, a rapidly expanding market.

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Venezuela Bans Protests Nationwide As Constitutional Referendum Approaches

Just days away from a national vote to decide the delegates who will rewrite Venezuela’s constitution, President Nicolas Maduro’s government is trying a new method of clamping down on popular unrest: a complete ban on demonstrations nationwide for the next five days.

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