Prophecy News Watch - June 6, 2022

Around the World
Putin says Russia will hit harder if US supplies long-range missiles to Ukraine
President Vladimir Putin warned the West that Russia would strike new targets if the United States started supplying Ukraine with longer-range missiles, the TASS news agency reported on Sunday.
US, Taiwan Launch New Trade Pact
The U.S. launched a new trade pact with Taiwan on Wednesday, hoping to forge closer economic ties with the island territory that China claims as its own, while blunting Beijing’s economic clout in the region.
Ukraine’s President: ‘Churches Burning, Cities Destroyed’
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has urged Russia to "stop burning churches" and end attacks on his nation after a famed Orthodox Church was destroyed while explosions rocked the capital Kyiv, overshadowing Pentecost celebrations. Heavy street battles also raged in a strategic city in Ukraine's east that Russian forces want to capture as part of an ongoing invasion.
NATO Warns Of Long War In Ukraine As Starvation Looms
The secretary-general of the NATO military alliance has warned Western nations to prepare for a long war in Ukraine, adding to global concerns about worldwide food shortages linked to the conflict. Jens Stoltenberg spoke as the Russian invasion of the country entered its 100th day.
Germany Train Crash Kills 4, Injures Dozens
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has expressed shock after at least four people were killed and 30 more were injured Friday when a regional passenger train derailed in Bavaria's alpine southern German state. He said his "sympathy was with families of the victims."

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
IDF Prepares for Possible Hezbollah Attack on Rig at Karish Gas Reservoir
Israel Defense Forces are preparing for a possible attack by Iran’s Lebanese terror proxy, Hezbollah, on the newly-installed offshore drilling rig in the Karish natural gas reservoir, according to a report Sunday night by Israel’s KAN-11 public broadcaster.
Israel could lose legal control in West Bank if settlement bill falls
The fate of Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s governing coalition may hang in the balance on Monday over Knesset vote on a directive giving Israel legal jurisdiction over settlers living in the West Bank, which has been approved every five years since 1967.

Inside the United States
White House says kids under 5 could get COVID-19 vaccines by June 21
The White House said Thursday that COVID-19 vaccinations for children under 5 could begin as soon as June 21, if the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorizes the shots.
Biden administration raises amount of ethanol that must be blended with gas
The Biden administration on Friday set new requirements that increase the amount of ethanol that must be blended into the nation’s gasoline supply but reduce previous ethanol-blending requirements due to a plunge in fuel demand during the coronavirus pandemic.
Arizona AG prosecutes ballot harvesters, as GOP state lawmakers push to ban drop boxes
In Arizona, Republican politicians are continuing to investigate irregularities that marred the 2020 presidential election as state Attorney General Mark Brnovich prosecutes ballot harvesters and state legislators vow to ban ballot drop boxes.
Ohio Gov. DeWine will sign bill supporting armed teachers in schools
Ohio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine is set to approve a bill allowing public schools to arm their faculty following the legislation's approval by the state's legislature.

Christian News
Christians Marry Despite China Crackdown
A Christian couple that was forced to postpone their wedding after Chinese authorities prevented ceremonies were eventually able to marry in southwestern China, Christians confirmed.
EU Cancels Sanctions Against Russian Patriarch
The European Union canceled plans to impose sanctions against Russian Orthodox Church leader Patriarch Kirill after Hungary threatened to veto the bloc's latest round of measures against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine.
Pakistan Christian Teenage Girl Rescued After Kidnapping
A Christian teenage girl who was kidnapped and forced to convert to Islam and marry a Muslim man in Pakistan has returned home, Worthy News learned Saturday.

Worthy Watch
Former DNI Ratcliffe: ‘Lost the Battle, But Clearly Winning the War”
John Ratcliffe, Former Director of National Intelligence, stated, "John Durham’s prosecution may have lost this battle, but they’re clearly winning the war.”
Repeal the Gun-Free Zone Act
“The biggest thing we can do here today is repeal the 1990 Gun-Free School Zone Act so that the default condition in this country is not to advertise every student as a target,” Rep. Massie said in a Congressional hearing. “In those states and in those school districts where that’s happened where they’ve allowed qualified teachers and staff, there hasn’t been a single mass shooting at one of those schools,” Mr Massie said. “There hasn’t been a single shooting of one person in one of those schools.”