World Events and the Bible

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Date: March 26, 2018

NRA Statement On YouTube Censorship Announcement

Chris W. Cox, executive director of the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA), released the following statement on Friday:

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Majority Of $1.3 Trillion US Omnibus Spending Bill Goes To Military

The last minute signing of the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill in the US is a big windfall for the Pentagon, who will be getting the majority of the money, in the realm of $700 billion. This includes 14 new ships, 28 new helicopters, and 56 of the costly F-35 warplanes. This $700 billion does not include other military-related spending, including the VA.

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Switzerland Has A Stunningly High Rate Of Gun Ownership — Here’s Why It Doesn’t Have Mass Shootings

Switzerland hasn’t had a mass shooting since 2001, when a man stormed the local parliament in Zug, killing 14 people and then himself.

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Trump Signs Bill Cutting Aid To Palestinians

US President Donald Trump signed the Tylor Force Act on Friday, cutting funding to the Palestinian Authority (PA) if it continues to pay the salaries of prisoners, freed prisoners and the families of those killed by Israel, Arab48 reported.

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A $6 Trillion Wake Up Call For The Tech Industry

WEB Notes: It sounds like the good intentions of one fell on deaf ears.

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Facebook Scraped Call, Text Message Data For Years From Android Phones

Facebook has responded to this and other reports regarding the collection of call and SMS data with a blog post that denies Facebook collected call data surreptitiously. The company also writes that it never sells the data and that users are in control of the data uploaded to Facebook. This “fact check” contradicts several details Ars found in analysis of Facebook data downloads and testimony from users who provided the data. More on the Facebook response is appended to the end of the original article below.

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Rural Hospital Closures Force Towns To Take Action

WEB Notes: The second paragraph does not make a whole lot of sense. If the said rural region is older and sicker, then they would have even more demand for a hospital which means the facility would bring in even more money.

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Trump Bans Transgenders From US Military Service ‘Except Under Limited Circumstances’

President Donald Trump has signed a memorandum that disqualifies transgender individuals with a history of “gender dysphoria” from military service “except under certain limited circumstances.”

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6.6 Magnitude Earthquake NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.


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