Prophecy News Watch - October 19, 2022

Around the World
Russian Missiles Destroy Ukraine’s Infrastructure After Crash
Russian missiles crashed into infrastructure targets across Ukraine Tuesday, leaving many without electricity and running water ahead of winter in the wartorn nation.
US fighter jets intercept Russian bombers near Alaska
US F-16 warplanes intercepted two Russian bombers in international airspace near the state of Alaska, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) said Monday.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Gantz, Netanyahu both reiterate Israel’s unwillingness to sell weapons to Ukraine
In a rare expression of unity between coalition and opposition figures, Defense Minister Benny Gantz and opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday both expressed an unwillingness to alter Israel’s policy of not sending defense equipment to Ukraine.

Inside the United States
Biden pledges to prioritize abortion rights codification if Democrats increase House majorities in midterms
US President Joe Biden pledged Tuesday that if Democrats do well enough in the upcoming midterm elections, he will prioritize sending a bill to the next Congress that would reinstate abortion rights removed when the US Supreme Court overturned the case of Roe v Wade earlier this year, Politico reports.
House GOP preps bills for first 100 days if Republicans capture majority
House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik says legislation on energy production, gun rights, and parents’ rights already has been drafted in expectation of the GOP taking the House majority in the midterm elections.
Prosecutor says U.S. voting leak to Chinese workers ‘probably largest data breach in U.S. history’
A major scandal involving the storage of sensitive voting data with Chinese-based third-party contractors is potentially the biggest such leak in the history of the United States, a prosecutor has alleged in court.
Supreme Court to hear major elections challenge and LGBT, religious rights dispute in December
The Supreme Court announced Tuesday it would be hearing two of its major cases this term in December, one involving the power that state legislatures have over elections and the other dispute weighing LGBT rights versus religious liberty.
Igor Danchenko trial: Anti-Trump dossier source found not guilty in Russia investigation trial
A jury has found Russian national Igor Danchenko not guilty on four false statements charges, declining to convict him for the allegations that the main source of British ex-spy Christopher Steele had lied to the FBI about his sourcing for the discredited anti-Trump dossier.

Christian News
Several Killed In Nigeria Church Attack
Suspected Islamic gunmen have attacked a church in north-central Nigeria during a service, killing a woman and her young daughter, as part of an ongoing anti-Christian campaign, authorities say.
Myanmar: Baptist pastor murdered in his home
An ethnic Pwo Karen Christian pastor was murdered at his home inside his church compound in Myanmar on the night of September 2, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
India government stalling on affirmative action for Dalit Christians
India’s federal government appears to be deliberately dragging its heels in an 18-year-old landmark case concerning the preservation of affirmative action for millions of Dalit Hindus who convert to Christianity, the Christian Post reports.