Prophecy News Watch - January 10, 2018

Around the World
Strong quake in Caribbean Sea shakes Honduras, Mexico and Belize, sparks tsunami warning
An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 that struck near remote islands belonging to Honduras on Tuesday was felt across northern Central America, prompting a tsunami warning for parts of the Caribbean.
U.S. to decide on Iran sanctions waivers on Friday: State Department
The Trump administration is expected to decide on Friday whether to continue to waive U.S. penalties on Iran, as agreed under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, the State Department said on Tuesday.
Australia experiences 3rd hottest year on record in 2017
Officials says Australia has experienced its third hottest year on record in 2017, when surrounding high sea temperatures delivered a second consecutive summer of devastating coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Palestinian Authority Paid Terrorists Over $347 Million in 2017
The Palestinian Authority paid terrorists and their families more than $347 million last year, according to its own records.
Israeli jets and rockets hit Syria overnight, Syrian army claims
The Syrian army claimed Tuesday that Israeli fighter jets and rockets targeted positions inside the war-torn nation overnight, marking a potential uptick in tensions between Israel and Iran-backed Hezbollah militants operating there.
4 arrested for trying to sell land to Jews
Four people have been arrested for the capital offense of selling Palestinian land to Jews, even though the deals apparently were halted before completion, according to authorities.

Inside the United States
At least 13 killed amid heavy rains, floods, slides in Southern California
At least 13 people died as a result of heavy rains that triggered flooding and mudslides in fire-ravaged parts of Southern California.
Federal Judges Order North Carolina to Quickly Redraw Congressional Districts
A panel of three federal judges has ordered North Carolina to redraw its Congressional district boundaries immediately, saying the current version is unconstitutional.
Trump calls GOP Dreamer fix a ‘bill of love,’ seeks deal with Dems on immigration
At a meeting Tuesday with bipartisan members of Congress, President Trump said the fix to the soon-to-expire temporary amnesty for 'Dreamers' would be a 'bill of love,' but stressed that tougher border security must be part of the deal.
Sen. Cruz Introduces Legislation to Make Tax Cuts Permanent
Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) has introduced a bill that would make the individual tax cuts included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act permanent.
Florida judge blocks abortion delay law, rules it unconstitutional
A Florida judge on Tuesday permanently blocked and declared unconstitutional a law requiring a woman to delay an abortion by at least 24 hours after making a visit to a doctor who would have to inform her of possible risks of the procedure.
U.S. top court considers putting brakes on police vehicle searches
U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday wrestled with the scope of police authority to search vehicles without warrants, with Chief Justice John Roberts referencing the shiny red convertible taken for a joyride in the 1986 comedy film 'Ferris Bueller’s Day Off' to make a serious legal point.

Christian News
Through a War, God Brings Revival to Syria
For years, Syrian Christians had been praying for a revival. 'But never did we imagine it would come because of war,' said one church leader. Seven years of civil war has left Syria in ruins. Many of those who came from Christian families left early on in the war, a cause of great despair as church leaders watched their congregants slowly disappear.