Prophecy News Watch - October 24, 2022

Around the World
Europe Worried After Cuts To Undersea Cables (Worthy News In-Depth)
Authorities are investigating cuts to several European undersea cables linking the world to the internet and phone services amid concerns that Russia targets Western communications.
Iran’s Nuclear Program Exposed By Hackers (Worthy News In-Depth)
Iran’s atomic energy claimed Sunday that hackers “acting on behalf of an unidentified foreign country” broke into its subsidiary’s network and its email system.
Britain’s Boris Johnson Will Not Run For Premiership
Boris Johnson will not stand in his Conservative Party leadership race, leaving Rishi Sunak very likely to become Britain’s next prime minister.
Xi Jinping becomes China’s most powerful ruler since Mao Zedong with historic third term
President Xi Jinping became China's most powerful leader since communist revolutionary Mao Zedong after he secured a historic third term in office.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Syria Intercepts Israeli Missiles
Syria says its air defenses have intercepted Israeli missiles over the capital Damascus and the southern region, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.

Inside the United States
US Deficit Soars Thanks to Biden’s Student Debt Forgiveness
The monthly federal budget deficit was up 562 percent from September of last year, according to Treasury Department figures released Friday, mainly due to President Joe Biden's student debt forgiveness plan.
California court rules in favor of Christian baker who refused to bake cake for lesbian wedding
A California court ruled in favor of a Christian baker Friday following a years-long legal battle after she refused to bake a custom cake for a lesbian wedding in 2017, citing her religious beliefs.
$4,896,119,000,000: Federal Tax Collections Set Record in Fiscal 2022
The federal government collected a record $4,896,119,000,000 in total taxes in fiscal 2022 (October 2021 through September 2022), according to the Monthly Treasury Statement released today.
Majority of Americans oppose sex changes for minors: poll
Some Republicans are moving to outlaw providing transgender surgeries to minors and a recent poll suggests a majority of Americans share a similar sentiment.
CDC advisers’ vote to put COVID shots on ‘vaccine schedule’ ignites new fight in midterm campaigns
The recent federal endorsement of COVID-19 vaccines for children won’t turn into school mandates overnight, but the routine decision has injected a fiery new debate into late-October campaigning.
U.S. Judge Blocks New York From Banning Guns in Church
A federal judge on Thursday barred the state of New York, at least for now, from enforcing the part of a closely watched gun law that bans firearms from churches or other places of worship.

Christian News
Dozens Killed In Chad Protests
At least 60 people were killed in Chad Thursday during the deadliest protests so far against interim leader Mahamat Idriss Deby's two-year extension of his power, several sources said.