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Hidden Gems

By focusonthefamily | Nov 21, 2017

In celebration of Adventures in Odyssey’s 30th birthday, we present this Adventures in Odyssey drama in which Whit teaches Olivia why it’s important to read the Bible every day, and how this simple act goes a long way to encourage and direct us, and help us know God better.

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Yellen to step down from Federal Reserve board

By worthynews | Nov 21, 2017

(Worthy News) – Janet Yellen on Monday submitted her resignation from the Federal Reserve board to US President Donald Trump, announcing that she will leave the board when her successor is sworn in as Fed chairman. In a letter to the president, Yellen said she would “do my utmost” to make sure that there is…

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Lebanon under ‘total control’ of Hezbollah, Bahrain says

By worthynews | Nov 21, 2017

(Worthy News) – Saudi Arabia warned Sunday that it would not stand idly by in the face of Iranian “aggression,” as Bahrain said the Iran-backed terrorist group Hezbollah was “in total control” of Lebanon. The foreign ministers of both Gulf states spoke at an extraordinary general meeting of the Arab League at its Cairo headquarters,…

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Hamas rejects Arab League labeling of Hezbollah as ‘terrorists’

By worthynews | Nov 21, 2017

(Worthy News) – The Palestinian terror group Hamas rejected on Monday an Arab League resolution labeling Lebanon’s Hezbollah a terrorist organisation. In a statement, Hamas said it “rejects the description of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement as terrorist.” Rather, it added, Israel’s actions against Palestinians should be labelled “terrorism.” [ Source: Times of Israel (Read…

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Economist: States With Lower Taxes on Business and Personal Income Have Higher Economic Growth

By worthynews | Nov 21, 2017

(Worthy News) – States with lower taxes on businesses and personal income have higher economic growth, according to an economist at the American Legislative Exchange Council. Jonathan Williams, an economist at the council, spoke at an event on the Hill Monday and used two states, Kansas and North Carolina, to illustrate how raising and cutting…

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US declares NKorea a terror sponsor; new sanctions expected

By worthynews | Nov 21, 2017

(Worthy News) – President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea’s “murderous regime” on America’s terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang’s support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its leader’s half brother in February. Trump said the designation as a state sponsor of terror was long overdue, and he promised a…

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Hezbollah to withdraw forces from Iraq, in wake of Islamic State’s defeat

By worthynews | Nov 21, 2017

(Worthy News) – The Iranian-backed terror group Hezbollah is preparing to pull its cadre of commanders and military advisers from Iraq, with the group’s leader saying Monday it had achieved its goal of defeating the Islamic State in the Middle East country. During a televised address from Beirut, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said its operations…

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ISIS Recruitment Posters Show Pope Francis Beheading, Threats Against Christmas

By worthynews | Nov 21, 2017

(Worthy News) – The pro-ISIS Wafa’ Media Foundation is distributing a propaganda poster showing a beheaded Pope Francis poster just days after releasing a video showing a masked man driving towards Vatican City’s St. Peter’s Basilica. The gruesome image shows an Islamic State member leaning over the decapitated body of the Catholic Church leader in…

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Russia Admits Mysterious Radioactive Cloud Is From Nuclear Plant Pollution

By worthynews | Nov 21, 2017

(Worthy News) – A mysterious radioactive cloud hovering above Europe came from Russian nuclear plant pollution, the nation admitted Monday, according to the South China Morning Post. Russia’s meteorological service confirmed there were “extremely high” concentrations of radioactive isotopes in the air in September. The cloud was first discovered over Italy in early October. Authorities…

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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.

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