Prophecy News Watch - April 9, 2019

Around the World
EU open to Brexit extension but PM May needs clear plan
European Union ministers said on Tuesday the bloc was ready to grant Britain a second Brexit delay but that British Prime Minister Theresa May must come up with a clear plan of how to ratify the stalled divorce deal in the overtime.
Iranian lawmakers convene with chants of 'Death to America'
Chanting 'Death to America,' Iranian lawmakers convened an open session of parliament Tuesday following the White House's decision to designate Iran's elite paramilitary Revolutionary Guard a foreign terrorist organization.
Syria denounces US labeling Iran Guards a terror group as ‘blatant attack’
The Syrian government condemned as irresponsible a US decision on Monday to designate Iran’s Revolutionary Guards a 'terrorist group,' calling it a 'badge of honor' for the Islamic republic.
Trump veto of Yemen resolution looked certain, but now he may heed call to end US war role
President Trump is considering signing legislation that would end the U.S. role in Yemen's stalemated civil war after his advisers urged him to veto the bill.
How new cancer 'vaccine' fights tumors throughout the body
A new cancer 'vaccine' that's injected directly into a single tumor can trigger the immune system to attack cancer cells throughout the body, a small new study suggests.
Erdogan Says Russia Defense Deal ‘Done’ as Putin Urges More Ties
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he’s going ahead with the controversial purchase of a Russian air-defense system over U.S. objections as Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin urged even closer military links between their two countries.
Theresa May seeks help from Merkel and Macron ahead of critical Brexit summit
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May traveled to Berlin and Paris Tuesday for talks with the German and French leaders in a bid to secure backing for a second delay to Brexit.
Russia's Putin hosts Turkey's Erdogan to discuss Syria, ties
Russian President Vladimir Putin is hosting his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, for talks expected to focus on the situation in Syria and their two nations' booming economic ties.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Urging Israelis to vote, Rivlin warns that ‘democracy not a given’
President Reuven Rivlin urged Israelis to vote in Tuesday’s general election, saying that maintaining a democratic system is hard work and 'not a given.'

Inside the United States
Storm to Hit US Rockies Before Forming New 'Bomb Cyclone'
Flood, snow, avalanche and fire alerts popped up Monday from Idaho to Colorado, as parts of the U.S. interior that were paralyzed by blizzards and floods last month braced for round two of an unusual weather phenomenon.
Leak of Classified Info Reaches ‘Record High Levels’ Under Trump
Illegal leaks of classified information have reportedly reached 'record high levels' during the Trump administration, according to a nonprofit group citing DOJ stats.

Christian News
Elizabeth Johnston Organizes ‘Solemn Assembly’ to Spur Church’s Action on Abortion
Christian Pro-Lifers met in Richmond, Virginia over the weekend for a 'Day of Mourning,' following passage of a late-term abortion bill in New York in January and a more recent bill proposed in Virginia.
In Violence-Plagued Democratic Republic of the Congo, Christians are Asking for Training to Translate the Bible Themselves
In a nation where many have never seen a Bible in their own language, Christians from 16 language groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are requesting Scripture translation workshops from Wycliffe Associates.