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May 25, 2019

Past News

Nevada passes National Popular Vote bill in bid to upend Electoral College (Wednesday 22 May, 2019)

The Nevada Senate approved Tuesday a National Popular Vote bill on a party-line vote, sending the legislation aimed at upending the Electoral College to the governor.

St. George LDS Temple, Utah’s first, to close Nov. 4 for several years to undergo seismic upgrade and major renovation (Wednesday 22 May, 2019)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints unveiled plans Wednesday for renovating the St. George Temple, which will include seismic upgrades, new heating and cooling systems, landscaping and partial demolition and rebuilding of the temple annex.

4,000 Latter-day Saints in Fiji welcome President Nelson on fifth stop of Pacific Ministry Tour (Wednesday 22 May, 2019)

Strong strains of the Fijian farewell song “Isa Lei” filled Ratu Cakobau Park as President Russell M. Nelson waved to more than 4,000 Latter-day Saints gathered here for a devotional on Wednesday, May 22.

Dedications of Asuncion Paraguay Temple and Arequipa Peru Temples announced (Wednesday 22 May, 2019)

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced dates for open houses, a rededication and a dedication this fall for the Asunción Paraguay and Arequipa Peru Temples.

Oakland California’s Mormon Temple opens to the public after stunning makeover (Wednesday 22 May, 2019)

Visitors to California may like to take a tour of a unique and interesting example of modern church architecture.

Two dozen states, municipalities, sue over Trump’s ‘conscience’ rule (Wednesday 22 May, 2019)

A group of mostly Democratic states filed lawsuits against the Trump administration on Tuesday, challenging a new federal rule that gives health-care providers, insurers and employers greater latitude to refuse to provide or pay for medical services that they say violate their religious or moral beliefs.

Video: President Nelson offers hope, healing to Muslims following Christchurch attacks (Wednesday 22 May, 2019)

President Russell M. Nelson traveled to Auckland, New Zealand, on May 21 to express his love for those who had been impacted by the March 15 shootings in Christchurch .

Chick-fil-A’s mobile sales are skyrocketing as execs say the chicken chain is entering a new tech-obsessed era (Wednesday 22 May, 2019)

Chick-fil-A’s mobile sales are skyrocketing as the chain looks for new ways to drive growth.

Pentagon considering request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East – officials (Wednesday 22 May, 2019)

The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday.

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress (Wednesday 22 May, 2019)

Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology.