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Around the World
Russia’s new missile, touted by Putin, can carry hypersonic weapons, officer says
A new Russian intercontinental ballistic missile is capable of carrying several hypersonic weapons, a senior Russian military officer said Sunday.
French President Expected In Ukraine After Re-election (Analysis)
French President Emmanuel Macron, who was re-elected on Sunday, is expected in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv to show Europe backs the wartorn nation, a leading analyst told Worthy News.
US Secretaries In Ukraine Amid Russian Attacks Marring Orthodox Easter
The U.S. secretaries of state and defense were in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on Sunday as government forces battled Russian troops elsewhere, shattering hopes for an Orthodox Easter truce.
Re-elected French President Facing Challenge
French President Emmanuel Macron defeated far-right rival Marine Le Pen on Sunday, triggering relief among allies that the nuclear-armed nation won’t shift course amid war in Ukraine.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
New survey shows that around half of all Israelis fear a second Holocaust
Almost half of all Israelis worry that a second Holocaust could occur, devastating the Jewish People, a new survey shows.

Inside the United States
Montana AG fights to lift 9-year-old ‘preliminary’ injunction on abortion law
After nearly nine years, Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen says it’s time for the court to lift the preliminary injunction on a state abortion law that turned out to be anything but temporary.
Judge temporarily blocks Biden from ending Trump-era immigration restriction
A Louisiana federal judge on Monday temporarily stopped the Biden administration from ending Title 42, a Trump-era COVID immigration restriction.
Don’t Say Marijuana: Washington State Bans Use of ‘Racist’ Word for Cannabis
Washington State is banning the use of the word "marijuana" in state law, citing its historically racist connotations.
Twitter Accepts Elon Musk’s $44 Billion Takeover
Multibillionaire Elon Musk clinched a deal to buy Twitter (TWTR.N) for $44 billion on Monday in a move that conservatives and Christian influencers hope will bring back freedom of speech to the platform.

Christian News
North Korean Christian radio station works to reach more people with the Gospel
A North Korean Christian radio program supported by International Christian Concern (ICC) is working to reach more North Koreans with the Gospel by integrating news and other secular content into its Bible-based programming, ICC reports.
Iran: Christian woman begins jail term for leading evangelical church
Christian convert Fariba Dalir has begun a two-year prison sentence handed down to her by an Iranian court because she started an Evangelical Christian church in Iran, Article 18 reports.
China: Authorities trace and harass baptismal party
Authorities in China used technology to trace and harass members of the Shenzhen Trinity Gospel Harvest Church after they carried out Easter baptisms in the sea by Shenzhen city earlier this month, the Christian Post reports.
Hungary Church Group Divers Aid To Ukraine’s Mourning Bucha
A Hungarian church group has delivered the first foreign aid to Ukraine’s mourning city of Bucha, where mass graves were discovered after Russian troops left, an official said.

Around the World
Re-elected French President Facing Challenge
French President Emmanuel Macron defeated far-right rival Marine Le Pen on Sunday, triggering relief among allies that the nuclear-armed nation won’t shift course amid war in Ukraine.
French presidential election: Macron defeats Le Pen to secure second term
French voters on Sunday handed Emmanuel Macron a second term in the country's presidential election after his far-right rival Marine Le Pen failed to achieve a populist upset.
20 Million At Risk Of Starvation In Africa
More than 20 million people, including many Christians, face suffering and death from a lack of food in the Horn of Africa due to worsening drought in several nations, relief groups warn.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
IDF shells targets in Lebanon after rocket fired into Israel
The Israel Defense Forces said early Monday that its forces were attacking targets in Lebanon after a rocket was fired into Israel earlier in the night.
Renewed Clashes at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount
Clashes renewed Friday morning between Palestinian demonstrators and Israeli security forces at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.

Inside the United States
SCOTUS to hear case of Washington state high school football coach fired for praying
The Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments on Monday in the case of a Washington state high school football coach who was fired for praying after games.
The Satanic Temple sues Pennsylvania school over after school club denial
The Satanic Temple is suing a Pennsylvania elementary school after its school board voted against the introduction of an After School Satan Club last week.
Musk Secures $46.5 Billion Funding to Buy Twitter Raising Hopes Of Free Speech
Multibillionaire businessman Elon Musk has secured $46.5 billion to buy Twitter, a move conservatives hope will bring back freedom of speech to the American microblogging and social networking service.

Christian News
Myanmar Army Raiding Churches
Christians in Myanmar gathered for worship Sunday after troops raided churches and news that the junta did not include political prisoners to mark the Buddhist new year.
Muslims Kill Two In Pakistan Pastor’s Home
A Pakistani pastor and his family have fled their home in Pakistan after Muslim shooters killed his sister and her husband, missionaries said.
Egypt Registers Hundreds Of Churches Amid Hostilities
Egypt has registered its largest single batch of churches and church-affiliated buildings in a move that Christians hope will reduce hostility towards them in the Muslim-majority nation.
Pastor: ‘Pakistan Evangelicals Expand In Lahore Despite Hardships’
A pastor in Pakistan’s second-largest city says his evangelical congregation is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and he wants to expand despite the persecution faced by Christians in the Islamic nation.
Islamists Kill Scores Of Christians In Nigeria
Islamist militants killed a Nigerian Christian and kidnapped his sister and five other Christian girls in Nigeria’s North-East after scores of Christians were massacred in the country’s central area, aid workers say.

Worthy Watch
Fauci Insists the CDC Should be above U.S. Courts

Around the World
Russian President Orders Blockade Ukraine Steel Plant In Mariupol
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his troops not to storm a steel plant in Ukraine's besieged port city of Mariupol, where the last group of Ukrainian fighters are holding out. Instead, he ordered them to seal it up and said Russia had control of the strategic port city.
Biden Announces New $800 Million In Military Aid For Ukraine
U.S. President Joe Biden says the United States will send another $800 million in military support to Ukraine to help the country defend against Russian forces in the Donbas region.
Russia Flies Nuclear Fuel To Hungary As War Rages
The Hungarian government has admitted that Russia flew nuclear fuel to Hungary for the nation’s only nuclear power plant.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Palestinian adviser to Abbas: Jews not connected to land, ‘occupation’ to disappear
Mahmoud Al-Habbash, a senior adviser to Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas, claimed in a Friday sermon in Ramallah last week that the land of Israel belonged to the Palestinians since before the Natufians, Canaanites and Jebusites.
Islamic Jihad shows off ‘tunnel city’ as it readies for next campaign against Israel
In a “tunnel city” under the sandy soils of southern Gaza, Palestinian terrorists are preparing for the next conflict with Israel, as tensions in Jerusalem threaten to escalate.
Several dozen at Pro-Palestinian march on NY consulate call to ‘globalize intifada’
Dozens of protesters gathered near the Consulate General of Israel in Manhattan on Wednesday in what was billed as an emergency rally to support Palestinian resistance and liberation “by any means necessary.”
The scientific meltdown over a controversial discovery of ‘biblical Sodom’
What everyone agrees on is that something unusual happened at Tall el-Hammam, an ancient settlement near the Dead Sea.

Inside the United States
Clinton senior campaign team leaves cohort Sussmann in tough spot ahead of Durham trial
Former top Hillary Clinton presidential campaign officials are leaving onetime Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussmann to bear the brunt of the blame for orchestrating the now-debunked claim that Donald Trump and his associates colluded with the Russian government in the 2016 race, new court filings show.
Study: Antidepressants may not improve overall well-being in depressed people
People who use drugs intended to treat depression long-term do not see improvements in their overall physical and mental well-being compared with those who avoid taking antidepressants, a study published Wednesday found.
Biden to reinstate rule that doctors must perform abortion, sex-reassignment surgery against their faith
The Biden administration is set to revoke a 2019 rule that allowed health care workers to refuse to carry out procedures like abortion and sex-reassignment surgery on religious or moral grounds, Christian Headlines (CH) reports. The Trump-era rule could be reversed in the coming weeks, a Biden administration spokesperson has told reporters.
California: Thousands protest abortion bill removing liability for deaths of newborns
Thousands of people protested outside the California state capitol Tuesday, appalled at the advancement of what they describe as a “diabolical” bill that removes all civil and criminal liability in the deaths of newborn babies, CBN News reports.

Christian News
Muslim Charged With Killing Priest In Egypt
A man has been charged with killing a Coptic Orthodox priest in the coastal city of Alexandria in northern Egypt, Christian sources said Thursday.
India: Christians attacked and harassed during Easter weekend, believers treated as ‘less than human’
The intensifying persecution against Christians in India has shown no sign of abating and, during the Easter holidays, Hindu extremists in Odisha and Chhattisgarh states violently attacked believers, destroyed homes and property, and harassed grieving relatives, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.