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Countries from around the world have been eager to implement a cashless society but none have moved as fast as Sweden. Notes and coins now make up less than 1 percent of Sweden's economy which is ironic considering it was the first European country to issue modern banknotes, in 1661.
Three Connecticut girls who have run high school track have filed a federal discrimination complaint saying a statewide policy on transgender athletes has cost them top finishes in races and possibly college scholarships meanwhile a Christian doctor lost his job after refusing to identify a six-foot-tall bearded man as 'madam'.
Left-wing political activist Linda Sarsour angered many on Saturday when she tweeted that Jesus was a Palestinian but she is hardly the first to do so.
Since the end of the 2014 conflict, enough cement has entered Gaza to build 16 Burj Khalifa skyscrapers in Dubai - the tallest building in the world. That cement has largely gone underground, feeding Hamas's war tunnel machine but that is all about to come to an end.
When you build a movement based on identity politics, which by nature divides, you cannot expect to cultivate unity. You cannot expect to bring people together across their ideological fissures. You can only expect more and more fragmentation.
It doesn't really matter how hard a group like Christians United for Israel tries to reach out to Jews and the organizational Jewish world. Despite their best efforts to show that their support for the Jewish state and opposition to anti-Semitism are genuine, they're never going to convince American Jews en masse that they aren't really the enemy.
Facebook has promised to crack down on "misinformation" (opinions they don't like or posts that violate their agenda) in the months leading up to the 2020 election. For those who haven't been paying attention to social media giants and tech giants silencing of dissent, this means even more censorship is coming for the Internet.
Two recent public opinion polls have revealed the depths of Palestinians' mistrust for their leaders. Both polls showed that an overwhelming majority of 80% of the Palestinian public believes that Palestinian institutions are infested with corruption and nearly 60% of Palestinian respondents want Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to resign.
Within the last 48 hours we have seen large earthquakes going off like firecrackers all along the Ring of Fire. Japan was hit with a 6.1, Australia a 6.6 and Indonesia a 7.3. This all comes just a week after southern California was hit by the two largest earthquakes that it has experienced in more than two decades.