Prophecy News Watch - October 3, 2017

Around the World
Russia says its strikes killed hundreds of IS in east Syria
Russia's military says its airstrikes in eastern Syria this week killed more than 300 Islamic State militants.
Five held after 'failed bomb attempt' in upmarket Paris district
Five people are in custody after an apparent failed bomb attempt in an upmarket district of Paris.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Abbas vows not to let Hamas keep armed forces in Gaza
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said that he would not be prepared to accept Hamas keeping its armed forces in Gaza like Hezbollah does in Lebanon and demanded 'full control' of the Strip, including over the border, security and all the ministries.
Israel's largest defense contractor unveils unmanned helicopter
Israel Aerospace Industries, the country’s largest defense contractor, unveiled on Monday an unmanned helicopter that could be used to evacuate wounded soldiers from the battlefield.

Inside the United States
FBI says no terror ties in Las Vegas shooting despite ISIS claim; at least 59 dead, 527 wounded
A gunman using rapid-fire weapons from the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel rained down bullets on an outdoor country music festival, killing at least 59 people and injuring more than 500 before taking his own life in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, officials said Monday.
Las Vegas police, feds race to uncover what drove 'aggressively unfriendly' gunman with weapons arsenal to kill
Law enforcement officials were working Monday to determine what may have motivated a gunman described as 'aggressively unfriendly' — with an arsenal of weapons — to kill at least 59 people and wound more than 520 enjoying a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip.
IRS Involved in $5 Million Push to Pressure Americans to Buy Obamacare
The Internal Revenue Service was involved in a $5 million push to pressure Americans to buy Obamacare coverage, according to documents obtained from the watchdog group Judicial Watch.
Havana attacks hit US spy network in Cuba
Frightening attacks on U.S. personnel in Havana struck the heart of America's spy network in Cuba, with intelligence operatives among the first and most severely affected victims, The Associated Press has learned.
As Trump set to visit Puerto Rico, 95 percent lack power
President Donald Trump is set to make his first visit to Puerto Rico on Tuesday, two weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory, and is likely to face more criticism of his handling of the disaster as the vast majority of inhabitants lack power and phone service and are scrambling for food, clean water and fuel.
Judge Rules Against Fla. County's Prayer Policy That Bars Atheist Invocations
A federal judge has ruled against a Florida county government's prayer policy that bans atheist invocations from its public meetings.

Christian News
Las Vegas Churches Launch Prayer Movement for Shooting Victims: 'Jesus is the Only One Who Can Heal'
Las Vegas churches are rallying together Monday night to pray for the victims of the shooting that killed at least 59 people at a country concert Sunday.