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Enjoy this week’s roundup of selected stories from God’s World News—the unique Christian current events program for kids. Help your children learn to read age-appropriate news stories critically, to sift for the truth, and to relate knowledge and biblical wisdom to daily life.

Open: Liberty Museum!

A new, larger museum has opened at the Statue of Liberty. Now the millions of people who visit the famous landmark every year can get the inside scoop on America’s favorite statue. Read more:

The Statue of Liberty Museum, set to open Thursday May 16, 2019 on Liberty Island, is shown in this photo, in New York, Monday, May 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)


Cuba’s Food Crisis

Cuban government officials plan to limit how much chicken, eggs, rice, beans, and soap people can buy in the face of widespread shortages. Read more:

FILE – In this Oct. 9, 2009 file photo, an employee works in a government food store with empty shelves in Havana, Cuba. The Cuban government said, Friday, May 10, 2019, that it will begin rationing chicken, eggs, rice, beans, soap and other basic products in the face of a grave economic crisis. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano, File)


Troubled Waters

Indonesian authorities sank 51 foreign fishing ships they had seized operating illegally in their waters. The sinkings were a warning to other countries. “Stay out of our waters!” Read more:

Workers flood the cargo bay of a Vietnamese-flagged boats with water to sink it in the waters off Datuk Island, West Kalimantan, Indonesia, Saturday, May 4, 2019. Authorities sank 51 foreign fishing boats caught operating illegally in the Indonesian waters as it resumed its tough stance against poaching in the country. (AP Photos/William Pasaribu)


San Francisco Bans Face ID

San Francisco supervisors voted to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments. Read more:

FILE – In this Oct. 31, 2018, file photo, demonstrators hold images of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos near their faces during a Halloween-themed protest at Amazon headquarters over the company’s facial recognition system, “Rekognition,” in Seattle. San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies as the technology creeps increasingly into daily life. Studies have shown error rates in facial-analysis systems built by Amazon, IBM and Microsoft were far higher for darker-skinned women than lighter-skinned men. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)


Kids’ Alexa

Some folks worry that the kids’ version of Amazon’s Alexa won’t forget what children tell it—even after parents try to delete the conversations. Now privacy advocates and members of Congress want the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether Echo Dot Kids Edition violates the law. Read more:

FILE – In this Aug. 16, 2018, file photo a child holds his Amazon Echo Dot in Kennesaw, Ga. Amazon met with skepticism from some privacy advocates and members of Congress last year when it introduced its first kid-oriented voice assistant , along with brightly colored models of its Echo Dot speaker designed for children. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)


Aasia Bibi Takes Refuge in Canada

Aasia Bibi spent eight years on death row in Pakistan until being acquitted. Now the Catholic who was falsely accused of blasphemy against Mohammed is safely out of the country and reunited with her family in Canada. Read more:

FILE – In this Nov. 20, 2010, file photo, Aasia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman, listens to officials at a prison in Sheikhupura near Lahore, Pakistan. Pakistani media say Aasia Bibi, a Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row, has left Pakistan for Canada to be reunited with her daughters. Wilson Chawdhry of the British Pakistani Christian Association told The Associated Press on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, he received a telephone text message from a British diplomat stating simply that “Aasia is out.” (AP Photo, File)





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