Prophecy News Watch - February 16, 2017

Around the World
Trump promises Israel that Iran will never get bomb
President Donald Trump hailed the United States' "unbreakable" bond with Israel on Wednesday and promised Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Iran would never be permitted to build a nuclear weapon.
Russia tests U.S. with provocations on land, sea and air
An intelligence ship cruising just off the East Coast. A cruise missile test that may violate arms treaties. A string of Russian fighter jet fly-bys that buzz U.S. and allied ships. Provocations all along the fault lines separating Russia from the West, from the Baltics to the Balkans.
Radiation at Japan's Fukushima Reactor Is Now at 'Unimaginable' Levels
The radiation levels at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant are now at 'unimaginable' levels.
EU-Canada Trade Agreement Wins European Parliament Green Light
The European Parliament approved a landmark free-trade agreement with Canada, shoring up Europe's market-opening clout in the face of a populist surge across the continent and U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist tilt.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Netanyahu Asks Trump to Recognize Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked US President Donald Trump on Wednesday to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, territory Israel seized from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war.
US will not insist on two-state solution in Mideast: White House
The White House signaled a sharp break with decades of support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, on the eve of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to the White House.

Inside the United States
Busted: 75 Percent Of Illegal Aliens Rounded Up Over The Weekend Had Criminal Records
Over the weekend, immigration enforcement agents rounded up hundreds of illegal aliens from across the country. It was not a Trump initiative--the wheels for these raids were set in motion before he was sworn in--but it was certainly in the spirit of one. Immigration activists noted that the nature of these raids was harsher--whatever that means. The Department of Homeland Security said that 75 percent of those who were rounded up had criminal records.
Court says Jackson County Christian-only prayer is illegal
A Michigan county's tradition of Christian-only prayers at public meetings violates the U.S. Constitution by promoting one faith over others, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.
Nearly 2 million non-citizen Hispanics illegally registered to vote
A large number of non-citizen Hispanics, as many as 2 million, were illegally registered to vote in the U.S., according to a nationwide poll.
Report: Intel agencies repeatedly withheld info from Trump
Intelligence officials have decided to intentionally keep sensitive information from President Trump out of concern he or his staff would leak or divulge it.

Christian News
100,000 Massacred, Over 2 Million Displaced in Boko Haram's War to Eradicate Christianity
Islamic terror group Boko Haram has now reportedly killed close to 100,000 people, both Muslims and Christians, and displaced over two million citizens in its ongoing quest to eradicate Christianity from Nigeria.