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Robots May Take Over Nearly 375 Million Jobs By 2030

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(Worthy News) – A significant number of jobs could be completed by robots as early as 2030, according to a new report published Tuesday by the McKinsey Global Institute. The transition into a heavily automated workplace wouldn’t arrive right away, but it may affect up to 375 million workers globally. The workforce has already begun…

Justice Department reverses Eric Holder policy on civil asset forfeiture

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(Worthy News) – Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday rolled out a new civil asset forfeiture policy aimed at expanding law enforcement’s ability to seize property from people suspected of criminal activity. Sessions’ new policy reverses a 2015 decision by former Attorney General Eric Holder that put restrictions on civil asset forfeiture. Holder’s memo told…

US paves the way for tighter sanctions on North Korea

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North Korea (MNN) — The United States’ President Donald Trump put North Korea back on the list of state sponsors of terrorism on Monday. This designation will allow the US to put harder sanctions on North Korea. This move has been praised by leadership in South Korea, Japan, and Australia. The hope is that harder…

In unsubtle critique, Israel gifts UNESCO Arch of Titus replica

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(Worthy News) – Israel handed a replica of a frieze from the Arch of Titus to the head of UNESCO, using the monument commemorating Rome’s victory over Jerusalem for a not-so-subtle critique of the organization’s resolutions that ignore Jewish links to the holy city. The idea originally came from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after the…

4 arrested in Arad clashes between ultra-Orthodox, secular residents

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(Worthy News) – Four Israelis were arrested in the southern city of Arad on Saturday night after violent clashes broke out between the city’s secular and ultra-Orthodox residents. Long-simmering tensions between residents who oppose the influx of ultra-Orthodox into the city and the local Haredi community came to a head in riots that saw both…

UN blacklist of companies doing business in settlements to be released by year's end

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(Worthy News) – The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid bin Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein, plans to publish by the end of the year a blacklist of international companies doing business in Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, as well as Israeli communities in the Golan Heights, The Washington Post…

Asheville Area Non-Profit Organizations

Buncombe Baptist Association

The Buncombe Baptist Association is an autonomous association of Baptist churches in the Buncombe County, Asheville, North Carolina area.

Phone: 828-252-1864 Visit Website
New Beginning Support

Are you the family member or friend of someone who struggles or who is gay identified? Are you a church leader or member who wants to know more about ministering to those who are affected by homosexuality? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, you have found the right place. We are here for you.

Phone: (828) 551-1068 Visit Website
ABCCM

Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM) creates opportunities for churches to work in collaboration and cooperation to serve the critical needs of their neighbors. ABCCM is a coalition of area congregations that respond to emergency assistance needs in Asheville and Buncombe County for families in poverty, those incarcerated, the homeless and the uninsured.

Phone: (828) 259-5300 Visit Website

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