Prophecy News Watch - June 28, 2017

Around the World
Venezuela crisis: Helicopter launches attack on Supreme Court
Venezuela's Supreme Court has been attacked by grenades dropped from a helicopter in what President NicolГЎs Maduro called a 'terrorist attack'.
Philippines says bodies of beheaded civilians found in rebel-held town
The decapitated bodies of five civilians have been found in a Philippine city occupied by Islamist rebels, the military said on Wednesday, warning the number of residents killed by rebel 'atrocities' could rise sharply as troops retake more ground.
Russia, Syria reject US warning over possible chemical attack
Russia denounced a US warning to the Syrian leadership that it will pay a heavy price for any chemical weapons attack, and dismissed White House assertions that a strike was being prepared as 'unacceptable.'
EU fines Google a record 2.42 billion euros
The European Union's competition watchdog slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
US not withdrawing from peace process in 'any way, shape or form'
The US State Department formally rejected a report from earlier this week that claimed that US President Donald Trump was considering withdrawing from the Israeli-Palestinian peace process due to a series of "tense" meetings between his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

Inside the United States
CNN 'Fake News' Fallout: Does Undercover Video Mean More Heads Could Roll?
President Donald Trump is using the resignations of three seasoned CNN journalists to back his claims that the network is not credible.
Trump to rally Congress on immigration after healthcare setback
President Trump on Wednesday will use the bully pulpit to rally support for tough immigration legislation, a day after he was forced to watch the Senate pull the plug on a healthcare reform bill that Trump has sought since his election.
Fed's Yellen expects no new financial crisis in 'our lifetimes'
U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday that she does not believe that there will be another financial crisis for at least as long as she lives, thanks largely to reforms of the banking system since the 2007-09 crash.
Palin sues paper for tying her PAC ad to mass shooting
Former vice presidential nominee and Alaska governor Sarah Palin is accusing The New York Times of defamation over an editorial that linked one of her political action committee ads to the mass shooting that severely wounded then-Arizona Congressman Gabby Giffords.
St. Zuckerberg? Facebook CEO says company can fill role played by churches
A recent speech by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg featured the billionaire's latest vision -- turning his company into an institution that can mimic religion's role in civil society.
CNN Journalists Resign: Latest Example of Media Recklessness on the Russia Threat
Three Prominent CNN journalists resigned Monday night after the network was forced to retract and apologize for a story linking Trump ally Anthony Scaramucci to a Russian investment fund under congressional investigation. That article -- like so much Russia reporting from the U.S. media -- was based on a single anonymous source, and now, the network cannot vouch for the accuracy of its central claims.
Yellowstone Supervolcano Earthquake Swam Reaches 878 Events in Just Two Weeks
Over 800 earthquakes have now been recorded at Yellowstone supervolcano over the last two weeks, with the ongoing swarm taking place on the western edge of the National Park.
How Bad Is the Crisis in Illinois? It Has $14.6 Billion in Unpaid Bills
This is what happens when a major American state lets its bills stack up for two years. Hospitals, doctors and dentists don't get paid for hundreds of millions of dollars of patient care. Social-service agencies help fewer people. Public universities and the towns that surround them suffer. The state's bond rating falls to near junk status. People move out.

Christian News
Christians Taking Children to Camp in India Charged with Kidnapping, Forced Conversion
Six Christians taking children to a Vacation Bible School camp in Madhya Pradesh state, India, remain in custody after police detained them last month on charges of kidnapping and forcible conversion, sources said.
'Focus on the Family' Founder James Dobson Marks 40 Years in Broadcasting
He's been called one of the most influential evangelical leaders of our time, and for good reason. For the past four decades, Dr. James Dobson has devoted his life and ministry to preserving the family. He's best known for his long-running radio show, 'Focus on the Family' and this year celebrates 40 years in broadcasting.
The Bible Verse that Inspired a U.S. Vet to Risk His Life to Save a Girl from ISIS
The former Special Forces soldier who ran more than 100 yards under ISIS fire in Iraq to rescue a little girl said God's Word inspires him to risk his life to save others.