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Around the World
Canada Police Detain Suspect In Mass Stabbing
Police in Canada have detained the remaining suspect in a mass stabbing that left 10 people dead and 18 others injured.
IAEA ‘cannot assure’ Iran nuke program peaceful; Tehran has enough material for bomb
The UN’s nuclear watchdog said Wednesday it could not guarantee the peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear program, saying there had been “no progress” in resolving questions over the past presence of nuclear material at undeclared sites.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
US ambassador: Two-state solution needed to ensure Israel remains a Jewish and democratic country
U.S. Ambassador to Israel Thomas Nides on Wednesday said it is his guiding principle to advance a two-state solution with the Palestinians because failure to do so is making it difficult to ensure his “North Star” of “maintaining Israel as both a Jewish and democratic state.”
Israel, US complete simulated missile-defense exercise
The United States and Israel recently completed a simulated joint missile defense exercise, the Israeli Defense Ministry announced on Monday.

Inside the United States
California cannot force doctors to participate in assisted suicide, court rules
A federal district court in California has ruled that doctors cannot be forced to participate in assisted suicide procedures in any way, including by documenting a patient's request for the procedure before referral to a different physician, the Washington Times reports.
Christian parents group urges Disney to cancel “Little Demon” show
The One Million Moms (OMM) Christian group has started a website petition requesting that Disney cancel its FFX animated series Little Demon, a show which centers on a woman who was impregnated by Satan and gives birth to an Antichrist daughter, Christian Headlines (CH) reports. As of the morning of September 7, the petition had over 24,200 subscribers.
Navy wants new destroyer with lasers, hypersonic missiles
The U.S. Navy’s workhorse destroyer went into production more than 30 years ago, when Tom Stevens was a young welder.

Christian News
Entire China church congregation seeks emergency refugee asylum in US amid persecution
An entire church congregation that left China to escape religious persecution is seeking emergency asylum in the United States after being denied refugee status in South Korea, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
California school district must reinstate Christian student group dropped for LGBTQ stance, federal court rules
A federal court of appeals ruled on August 29 that a Christian athletics group must be reinstated as an official student club in San Jose, California, after it was de-recognized by school officials for requiring its leaders to abide by the belief that marriage is between one man and one woman, Education Week (EW) reports.

Worthy Watch
IAEA Sounds Alarm; Iran Just 3-4 Weeks Away from Nuclear Bomb
A recently released report by the International Atomic Energy Agency details Iran's stock of uranium has enriched dramatically in the past three months and that its nuclear program may not be entirely peaceful.
Around the World
Nuclear deal with Iran off the table for time being, US has indicated to Israel
A new nuclear deal between Iran and world powers is off the table and will not be signed in the foreseeable future, The Times of Israel’s sister site Zman Yisrael has learned. This is the message that was conveyed to Prime Minister Yair Lapid in his recent conversations with US President Joe Biden and other administration officials.
Suspect In Canada Mass Killings Found Dead; Other Attacker Still Running
One of the two men suspected of carrying out a massacre within an indigenous community in western Canada has been found dead, police confirmed.
Britain’s New PM Liz Truss Facing Unrest
Liz Truss became Britain’s prime minister on Tuesday after Queen Elizabeth II asked her to form a government as the nation faces its biggest challenges in years.
Europe’s Largest Nuclear Power Plant Of Grid As Fire Raises Concerns
Authorities say a fire caused by shelling has forced the staff of Europe's largest nuclear plant in Ukraine to disconnect from the nation's power grid. It showed that risks remained at the plant despite the presence of United Nations experts, with Kyiv warning of a possible nuclear disaster.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Lapid: Israel will act as it “sees fit” to stop Iran from obtaining nuclear bomb
As the Vienna talks on reviving the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) Iran nuclear agreement appear to have faltered yet again, Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid warned Tuesday that Israel will act as it sees fit to thwart Iranian efforts to obtain a nuclear bomb, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.
IDF publishes 2002 intelligence document warning of Syria’s nuclear aspirations
The Israel Defense Forces have published a previously secret intelligence document from 2002, in which the Military Intelligence Directorate warned Syria may be seeking to launch a military nuclear program, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.
Alleged Israeli airstrikes target Syrian airports for second time in week
Alleged Israeli airstrikes targeted the Aleppo and Deir al Zor airports in northern Syria on Tuesday night, according to Syrian state news agency SANA.

Inside the United States
Senate Democrats Could Link Same-Sex Marriage, Gov’t Funding Bills: Source
Democratic leadership in the U.S. Senate could add language protecting gay marriage rights to a stopgap bill to keep the federal government funded in a bid to increase pressure on Republicans to support it, a Democratic source said on Tuesday.
Tropical Storm Earl expected to become hurricane
Tropical Storm Earl is expected to become a hurricane later this week.
Mass Shootings Sweep Democrat-Run Cities During Labor Day Weekend
At least 11 mass shootings have occurred across mostly Democrat-run cities nationwide during Labor Day weekend so far, killing at least 15 people, according to Gun Violence Archive.

Christian News
Ireland: Christian teacher jailed for contempt of court following school row over transgender pronouns
A Christian teacher in Ireland has been jailed for contempt of court after being suspended from the school he taught at for refusing to address a transgender student by their preferred pronoun, Christian Today (CT) reports.
Somali pastor violently attacked by father-in-law for leaving Islam
A Somali pastor sustained severe injuries when his Somali father-in-law violently assaulted him last month for refusing to return to Islam, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Somalis believe they are born Muslim, and anyone who leaves Islam can be charged with apostasy and sentenced to death.
Around the World
Somalia is facing catastrophic deadly famine, UN says
The United Nations Humanitarian Chief announced Monday that Somalia is facing a second catastrophic famine, worse than that of 2011, in which 260,000 people died, DW reports. The causes of the impending catastrophe are manifold, including four years of drought and a decade of disruption wrought by an insurgency led by the Islamic State-affiliated al-Shabab terror group.
Liz Truss Britain’s Next Prime Minister Amid Recession Fears
British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss was elected Britain's next prime minister and the new leader of the Conservative Party on Monday after beating her rival in a crucial party vote, but recession fears overshadowed the election joy.
Dutch Minister Resigns Over Nitrogen Rallies
The Dutch agriculture minister resigned Monday after weeks of protests by farmers who fear for their livelihoods due to the Netherlands’ strictest nitrogen policies in Europe.
Court Deals Blow To Russian Press By Revoking Novaya Gazeta Print License
A court in Moscow has revoked the print license of the independent Novaya gazeta newspaper, which was founded in part with money from former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, less than a year after its editor in chief, Dmitry Muratov, won the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize.
Iran says it’s considering purchase of advanced Sukhoi Su-35 jets from Russia
Iran is weighing plans to buy Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets from Russia, Air Force chief Hamid Vahedi was reported as saying by local media.
Kenya’s Supreme Court Confirms William Ruto As Presidential Winner
Kenya’s Supreme Court has ruled against candidate Raila Odinga's challenge to the outcome of last month's presidential election.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israel, US conduct joint missile-defense exercise
The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO), together with the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA), the Israeli Air Defense Command, and the U.S. Air and Missile Defense Task Force carried out a joint simulation training exercise in Elbit Systems’ Battle Lab that took place in late July and focused on protecting the State of Israel from Ballistic Threats.
In signal to Iran, Israeli jets again escort US nuclear-capable bombers through region
Three Israeli F-16i fighter jets escorted two American B-52 bombers Sunday as they made their way through Israeli airspace en route to the Persian Gulf, in a show of military might to Iran.
IDF Has Arrested 1,500 Terror Operatives, ‘Lack of Governance’ By The PA in West Bank to Blame For Violence: Chief of Staff
The Israeli military arrested around 1,500 terror operatives and thwarted hundreds of attacks in the months since undertaking a major operation to stem an uptick in Palestinian violence, its chief of staff said Monday.
IDF admits ‘high possibility’ that stray Israeli bullet killed Abu Akleh
An Israeli investigation has concluded that it is impossible to determine who fired the bullet that killed a Palestinian journalist, but “there is a high possibility that Ms. (Shireen) Abu Akleh was accidentally hit by IDF gunfire.”

Inside the United States
Disney normalizes the occult, distributes animated series centering on 13-year-old daughter of Satan
Disney is advancing the normalization of satanism and demonic interaction and activity through its distribution of a new animated series on FX called “Little Demon,” Church Leaders reports. Little Demon is streamed on Hulu and centers on the 13-year-old antiChrist daughter of a woman who was impregnated by Satan.
Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan Might Cost Up to $1 Trillion
President Joe Biden's plan to erase student debt and modify payments for millions of Americans could cost as much as $1 trillion, according to budget analysts.
Judge Grants Trump Bid for Special Master in Document Search
A federal judge on Monday granted a request by former President Donald Trump’s legal team to appoint a special master to review documents seized by the FBI during a search of his Florida home last month.
California school district tries to shut down private Christian school over building concern
The Ventura Unified School District near Los Angeles, Calif., is trying to shut down Ventura County Christian School, claiming that their building is structurally unsound and unsafe.

Christian News
Nigeria: Christian man hacked to death at National Youth Service Corps headquarters
A young Christian man serving with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Nigeria’s Adamawa state was hacked to death with machetes on August 26 in what is believed to have been a targeted attack, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.