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Around the World
Cancer-causing chemicals contaminating water worldwide, University of Stockholm study says
There’s rainwater everywhere, but none of it is safe to drink because of man-made “forever chemicals” worldwide, according to a new study from the University of Stockholm.
Millions Flee As Tensions Rise Over Nuclear Power Plant
The United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said Tuesday that more than 10.5 million people had fled war-torn Ukraine, where the threat of a nuclear disaster looms.
Ukraine’s Vows To Retake Crimea After Deadly Blasts
Ukraine’s president vowed late Tuesday that his country would retake the Crimea peninsula occupied by Russia after blasts there rocked a military base, killing one person.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israeli and Portuguese make breakthrough in cancer immunotherapy
A team of Israeli and Portuguese scientists have made a breakthrough in developing an oral immunotherapy pill for cancer that patients could take at home instead of having to go to the hospital for intravenous immunotherapy treatment, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.
Israel: ‘Third Of Palestinians Killed By Errant Rockets’ (Video)
At least nearly one-third of Palestinians who died in the latest fighting between Israel and Gaza Strip militants died due to errant rockets fired by the Palestinian side, Israel’s military says.

Inside the United States
Trump Condemns FBI Raid As Political Witch-Hunt
Former U.S. President Donald J. Trump, who may seek re-election, has condemned the search of his Florida estate by America’s principal law enforcement agency as a political witch-hunt.

Christian News
Nigeria: Islamic terrorists murder and kidnap Christians in Kaduna state
Islamic terrorists in northern Nigeria’s Kaduna state have in recent weeks continued an onslaught of murderous attacks and kidnappings against local Christian residents, Morning Star News reports.

Worthy Watch
Last Tweets of Paul Sperry Before He Was Suspended by Twitter
Twitter has suspended once again Real Clear Politics journalist Paul Sperry after he made several tweets concerning this week's FBI raid on Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence.
Pelosi Claims China is One of the Freest Societies in the World
“China is one of the freest societies in the world," stated Nancy Pelosi in a recent interview on NBC News.

Worthy Insights
Swedish Employees Getting Microchipped
Swedish employees get microchipped to enter the workplace as the technology is becoming commonplace throughout the world in preparation for what Bible prophecy teachers warn is the coming of the "mark of the beast". [Revelation 13:16-18]
Around the World
Biden Signs U.S. Ratification Document On NATO Membership For Sweden, Finland
U.S. President Joe Biden has signed ratification documents endorsing bids by Finland and Sweden to join NATO.
Russia halts U.S. inspections of its nuclear arsenals
Russia on Monday announced a freeze on U.S. inspections of its nuclear arsenals under a pivotal arms control treaty, claiming that Western sanctions have hampered similar tours of U.S. facilities by Russian monitors.
Russia successfully launches Iranian satellite
A Russian rocket on Tuesday successfully launched an Iranian satellite into orbit.
Europe’s drought on course to be worst for 500 years, European Commission researcher warns
The drought scorching much of the European Union is set to be the worst endured since the sixteenth century, a senior scientist at the European Commission's (EC) drought service has warned.
EU puts forth ‘final’ text to resurrect Iran nuclear deal
The European Union on Monday put forth a "final" text to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal as four days of indirect negotiations between U.S. and Iranian officials wrapped up in Vienna, a senior EU official said.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Hezbollah threatens September attack, ‘ready for all options’
Hezbollah’s Secretary-General Hasan Nasrallah has threatened to attack Israel in September for the fourth time in recent weeks, saying it “has to be ready for all options.”
IDF says it ‘significantly’ damaged Islamic Jihad during Gaza operation
The Israeli military believes it inflicted “significant” damage on the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terror group, destroying infrastructure including a tunnel into Israel described as a “flagship” project and eliminating its top brass, the army said Tuesday.

Inside the United States
President Biden signs CHIPS act into law, aiming to boost U.S. competitiveness with China
President Joe Biden signed a $280 billion bill on Tuesday that aims to help the U.S. compete with China by investing billions into domestic semiconductor production.
Christian school fights to pray over loudspeaker at games, cites Supreme Court ruling
A Christian school in Florida is arguing for its right to air prayers on the loudspeaker at state championship sports events, pointing to the Supreme Court’s ruling this summer in favor of a Washington state public high school football coach who prayed on the 50-yard-line after games.
DOJ Under Pressure to Explain ‘Unprecedented’ FBI Raid on the Home of a Former President
A "weaponization of the justice system," that's how former President Donald Trump labeled Monday's raid by the FBI on his home at the Mar-a-Lago resort located in Palm Beach, Florida.

Christian News
China: Two church leaders remain in prison after arrest for attending Gospel event
A preacher and church coworker from the heavily persecuted Xuncheng Reformed Church in China’s Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, are still in jail after being arrested in November for “illegally” traveling to Malaysia to attend a Christian conference, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Christian Genocide in Nigeria
The ongoing slaughter of Christians in Nigeria at the hands of Islamic extremists meets the established international standards for genocide, the Colson Center reports. The International Christian Concern advocacy group reported in 2020 that between 50,000 to 70,000 Christians have been killed by Islamic terrorists; the Open Doors USA advocacy group reported this year that one Nigerian Christian is killed for their faith every two hours, 13 a day, 372 a month.
Uganda: Pentecostal pastor in fear for his life after death threats from Muslim extremists
pastor who oversees Pentecostal churches in Uganda’s Kiboga district is in fear for his life and the lives of his family and congregation after he received credible death threats from Islamic extremists, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.
China: House church fined over $5 million
As Chinese authorities continue to crack down on churches that refuse to join the state-approved Three-Self Patriotic Church denomination, the Royal Wedding Church in Zhuhai, Guangdong province is facing a fine of over five million USD, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Around the World
New Iran deal may be possible, top officials say
Senior representatives of world powers engaged in talks to revive the collapsed 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) Iran nuclear deal have said they believe it is possible a new deal can be reached, the Time of Israel (TOI) reports.
China announces extension of military drills around Taiwan
China announced Monday it will extend the military exercises it has been conducting around Taiwan, in what it said was a response to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan last week, the Associated Press reports.
UN Chief Fears “Nuclear Suicide” In Ukraine
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres wants international inspectors to be given access to a vast nuclear power plant in war-torn Ukraine, saying an attack on the site is “suicidal.”

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
After mediating Gaza ceasefire, Egypt sees envoy berate Israel at Security Council
Egypt’s ambassador to the United Nations tore into Israel during a Monday speech before the UN Security Council hours after Jerusalem heaped praise on Cairo for mediating a ceasefire with Palestinian Islamic Jihad that ended a three-day escalation in the Gaza Strip.
Israeli archaeologist find where the Romans breached Jerusalem’s walls
The positions of the Roman army's ballistae used in their attack on Jerusalem may have been found thanks to archaeological evidence and calculations made by the Israel Antiquities Authority.
Official: Israel could face funding crunch to replenish Iron Dome interceptors
A senior official tells Army Radio that Israel could face a funding crunch to replenish the Iron Dome interceptor rockets.

Inside the United States
Christian school keeps school lunch funding despite refusing Biden admin’s Title IX expansion
A Christian school will be able to keep getting government funding for lunches, even though it does not abide by the Biden administration'schange to Title IX to include sexual orientation and gender identity.
‘Dark Times’: Trump Slams FBI Raid at His Mar-a-Lago Home as a Political Assault
Former President Donald Trump on Monday said his opponents "desperately don’t want me to run for President in 2024" and will "likewise do anything to stop Republicans and Conservatives in the upcoming Midterm Elections."

Christian News
Mozambique: Islamic State behead two Christians
Two Christian men in northern Mozambique were beheaded by local Islamic State terrorists on July 30, the Barnabas Fund reports.
India: Six Christian women arrested, imprisoned
Six Christian women in India’s Uttar Pradesh state were charged with forcibly converting Hindus to Christianity and were imprisoned on July 30, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. With the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata party in power since 2014, India’s Christians have become increasingly vulnerable to harsh anti-conversion laws which are frequently abused by Hindu extremists looking to harass and imprison believers.