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Around the World
‘Hotel Rwanda’ Man Released From Jail
The man whose role in saving more than 1,000 lives during the 1994 Rwandan genocide inspired the film Hotel Rwanda has been released from prison, several officials confirmed Saturday.
Hungary Votes For Finland’s NATO Membership, But Sweden Not Welcome
Hungary was due to vote for Finland to join the NATO military alliance on Monday, but government supporters declined to accept Sweden’s membership.
Ukraine Condemns Russian Nuclear Weapons in Belarus (Worthy News Radio)
Ukraine has lashed out at Russian President Vladimir Putin after he announced that Moscow would place tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus. A key Ukrainian presidential adviser said Sunday that the move comes as Moscow realizes it will eventually lose its invasion of Ukraine.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israel’s Netanyahu Urges Nation To Avoid Civil War (Video)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged his nation to avoid civil war after suspending planned judicial reforms that prompted protests and strikes across the Jewish state.
Israeli scientists develop medical micro robot that can capture damaged cells
In a breakthrough for medical research, scientists at Israel’s Tel Aviv University have developed a “hybrid micro-robot” the size of a biological cell that can target and capture damaged cells, the Jewish News Syndicate (JNS) reports.
Israel’s PM Delays Overhaul Judicial Reforms
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will delay the process for discussions on the controversial planned judicial overhaul to next month, said coalition member party Jewish Power on Monday.
Israel’s PM Urges Calm As Strikes Paralyze Nation (Videos)
Israel’s embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appealed for calm as hundreds of thousands of people stopped working Monday to protest his planned overhaul of the country’s judiciary.

Inside the United States
Nearly $100 billion in deposits pulled from banks; officials call system ‘sound and resilient’
Regulators again assured the public that the banking system is safe, as fresh data showed customers recently pulled nearly $100 billion in deposits.
Confronted by FBI abuses, Congress ready to add civil liberty protections to key surveillance law
After years of evidence that the FBI has abused its spy authorities, Congress is embarking on a bipartisan effort to revamp a key surveillance law to better protect civil liberties, including appointing special lawyers to advocate on behalf of Americans secretly targeted by the government.
Nashville school shooter was transgender, had ‘manifesto,’ police say
A heavily armed woman who identified as a male killed three students and three adult staff members Monday at a private Christian school in Nashville, Tennessee, before police shot her dead, in a rare mass shooting carried out by a female suspect.
Silicon Valley Bank To Be Sold To First Citizens After Bank Run
U.S.-based Silicon Valley Bank, which collapsed after a bank run caused by troubled policies, will be sold to First Citizens BancShares Inc. (FCNCA), several sources confirm.

Christian News
Six People, Including Children, Killed At US Christian School
U.S. President Joe Biden was briefed about a massive shooting at a Christian primary school that killed six people, including three children, the White House said.
Abducted Missionary Freed After Nearly 7 Years; Christians Urge Prayers
Christians have asked prayers for evangelical U.S. missionary Jeffery Woodke and his family following his release from nearly seven years of captivity by Islamic militants in West Africa.
Around the World
Ukraine Condemns Russian Nuclear Weapons in Belarus (Worthy News Radio)
Ukraine has lashed out at Russian President Vladimir Putin after he announced that Moscow would place tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus. A key Ukrainian presidential adviser said Sunday that the move comes as Moscow realizes it will eventually lose its invasion of Ukraine.
Russia to Station Nuclear Weapons In Belarus
Europe was approaching more insecurity Sunday after Russia said it would station “tactical nuclear weapons” in Belarus.
Hungary Won’t Extradite Russia’s Putin To ICC Court
Hungary says it won’t arrest Russian President Vladimir Putin if he enters the country despite the International Criminal Court (ICC) warrant for alleged war crimes, including forced deportations of Ukrainian children.
US carries out airstrikes on Iran-linked groups in Syria after attack on base
US resident Joe Biden said Friday that the US would respond “forcefully” to protect its personnel after US forces retaliated with airstrikes on sites in Syria used by groups affiliated with Iran’s Revolutionary Guard following a suspected Iranian-linked attack Thursday that killed a US contractor and wounded seven other Americans in northeast Syria.
‘Montenegro Detains Thief In $40 Billion Crypto Scandal’ (Worthy News-Focus)
The man who allegedly defrauded investors of $40 billion in one of the biggest cryptocurrency scandals has been detained in Montenegro, officials said Thursday.
One Million French Protest Pension Reforms
More than a million people marched across France against pension reforms pushed through by the government without parliamentary approval, and French unions urged nationwide protests when Britain‘s King Charles III visits the country next week.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Clashes After Israel’s Premier Fires Minister; US Concerned
Tensions remained high in Jerusalem's streets early Monday as tens of thousands of people protested across Israel after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired his defense minister.
Israel’s judicial reform will severely damage the IDF, top defense source says
A top defense official has said that anyone who thinks that the IDF will not be harmed by the government’s judicial overhaul policy becoming law without significantly more negotiating and compromise is living in a different era.
Mass protests over Israel’s judicial shakeup enter 12th consecutive week
Mass protests against the Israeli government’s planned judicial overhaul continued into the movement’s 12th consecutive week on Saturday, as over 200,000 people reportedly gathered in Tel Aviv among dozens more demonstrations across the country.

Inside the United States
US Chocolate Factory Blast Kills Several In Pennsylvania
At least three people died, and four were still missing after a suspected gas explosion destroyed a chocolate factory in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, authorities said.
Dozens Killed In Deadliest Mississippi Tornado
Search and rescue operations were underway Saturday as one of the deadliest tornados to ever hit the U.S. state of Mississippi killed dozens of people.
U.S. Banks are sitting on $1.7 trillion in unrealized losses, research says
After the rapid collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank earlier this month, along with Credit Suisse’s untimely demise last week, regulators and business leaders have made it a point to publicly assure consumers that banks are safe. The potential for “contagion” throughout the financial system is now slim after the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), Federal Reserve, and Treasury came together to backstop all depositors, both uninsured and insured, at SVB and Signature, they say.
Appeals court blocks Biden vaccine mandate for government workers
A federal appeals court on Thursday blocked President Joe Biden's order that federal employees receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
House Republicans pass Parents Bill of Rights Act
The House passed legislation Friday to give parents more say and insight into what is taught in public schools.

Christian News
Evangelical Nigeria Pastor Killed, Wife Kidnapped
Suspected Islamic gunmen have killed a pastor of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) denomination in Nigeria’s northwestern Kaduna state, where they also kidnapped his wife, Christians told Worthy News on Sunday.
Around the World
Artificial Intelligence Concerns As Fake Images Spread Of Trump, Putin Detentions
Leading experts have raised the alarm about the growing influence of artificial intelligence (AI) after fake images of the ‘arrest’ of former U.S. President Donald J. Trump and the ‘jailing’ of Russian leader Vladimir Putin spread around the world.
EU Leaders Discuss More Military Aid to Ukraine (Worthy News Radio)
European Union leaders began meeting in Brussels on Thursday to discuss Russia's ongoing invasion of Ukraine and how to continue to support the war-torn nation, including with massive military aid.
After Iran, Saudi Arabia to re-establish ties with Syria, sources say
Syria and Saudi Arabia have agreed to reopen their embassies after cutting diplomatic ties more than a decade ago, three sources with knowledge of the matter said, a step that would mark a leap forward in Damascus's return to the Arab fold.
Pentagon has ‘multiple options’ ready if Iran builds nuclear bomb, top U.S. general says
The Pentagon has developed multiple military options ready for President Biden if, or when, Iran begins to build nuclear weapons, America’s top general told Congress Thursday.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
PM Benjamin Netanyahu Addresses the Nation on Judicial Reform
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the nation Thursday night following a day in which protesters — anarchists among them — disrupted the lives of hundreds of thousands of Israelis in their zeal to oppose the government’s planned judicial reforms.
Knesset passes law shielding Netanyahu from court-ordered recusal 61-47
The Knesset passed into law a bill that would protect Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from a court order to recuse himself, in an early Thursday morning final vote of 61 Knesset members in favor and 47 against.
Israel may carry out military strike if Iran enriches uranium beyond 60%
Israel has warned the US and other world powers that it may carry out a military strike in Iran if the rogue Tehran regime enriches uranium to above 60%, the Axios news outlet reports exclusively. According to a report by the UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency, Iran had produced 87.5 kilograms of 60% enriched uranium by late last month.

Inside the United States
Conservatives say Biden administration proposal to protect charity clients’ religious liberty will destroy conscience protections for faith-based charities
Conservative activists have condemned a Biden administration legislative proposal that ostensibly seeks to protect the religious liberty of clients of faith-based charities, claiming the proposed change would wipe out conscience protections for federally funded religious charities themselves, the Washington Examiner reports.
Ohio: Pro-life group launches $5 million ad campaign against proposed amendment giving “right” to abortion for whole of pregnancy, fears about legalizing sex-change for minors without parental consent
The Protect Women Ohio (PWO) pro-life group in Ohio is launching a $5 million ad campaign against a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would make abortion at any stage during pregnancy a statutory “right,” and which conservatives fear will also be used to justify sex-change surgeries and abortions for minors without parental consent, CBN News reports.
Trump’s Arrest Postponed But Still Expected
Amid protests, another day passed Wednesday without an indictment against former U.S. President Donald J. Trump, who had forecast he would be arrested on Tuesday.