Prophecy News Watch - December 5, 2018

Around the World
US hands ultimatum to Russia for 'violating' landmark nuclear treaty
The US has said it will withdraw from a landmark nuclear missile treaty in 60 days if Russia does not address its alleged violations of the pact.
Trump's impromptu China trade deal unravels
Skepticism mounted Tuesday about President Trump’s impromptu trade agreement with the president of China, as Mr. Trump threatened new penalties against Beijing if the deal falls through. Stock markets plummeted.
U.K. Parliament delivers rebuke to government over Brexit
The British government received a historic rebuke from lawmakers on Tuesday over its Brexit plans -- an inauspicious sign for Prime Minister Theresa May as she opened an epic debate in Parliament that will decide the fate of her divorce deal with the European Union.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israel to protest Hezbollah tunnels as violation of U.N. resolution
Israel will submit a protest to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the president of the Security Council, which this month is held by Cote d'Ivoire, against aggressive actions emanating from Lebanon, the Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday, soon after the IDF operation to destroy Hezbollah terror tunnels began.
High Court asked to block $150 m. transfer to Hamas
Gaza border community residents represented by Shurat Hadin requested on Monday that the High Court of Justice block the transfer of $150 million in funds to Hamas that is expected soon.

Inside the United States
Dow Jones falls nearly 800 points amid trade war, recession fears
Stocks took a tumble Tuesday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell nearly 800 points amid renewed fears regarding the U.S.-China trade war and a possible economic slowdown.
Satanic statue displayed at Illinois capitol building alongside nativity scene, menorah
A 'snaketivity' gifted by the Chicago branch of the Satanic Temple stands in the Illinois Capitol rotunda this month alongside a nativity scene and a menorah.
House Republicans Got Hacked During the 2018 Campaign, FBI Investigating
The National Republican Congressional Committee said Tuesday that it was hit with a 'cyber intrusion' during the 2018 midterm campaigns and has reported the breach to the FBI.