Prophecy News Watch - September 13, 2018

Around the World
Philippines typhoon: Millions in the path of the year's strongest storm
The most powerful typhoon of the season is closing in on the northern Philippines, where officials ordered precautionary evacuations and closures of schools and offices and urged farmers to quickly harvest their crops to reduce damage.
Iran, in shadow proxy war with Saudis, expands its Pakistan influence
Iran is stepping up its involvement with political and militant Shiite groups in Pakistan, in what foreign affairs experts see as an escalating shadow proxy war with Saudi Arabia in a country with the world's second-largest Muslim population.
US F-22 Raptors intercept Russian bombers flying near Alaska
Two Russian nuclear-capable bombers accompanied by two fighter jets were identified and intercepted by two F-22 Raptor fighters with North American Aerospace Defense Command on Tuesday 'west of mainland Alaska.'
Fresh Debate As Germany Mulls Joining Airstrikes in the Event of Another Chemical Attack in Syria
Amid growing concerns about a possible chemical weapons attack in Syria’s Idlib province, Germany appears to be mulling participation in any retaliatory U.S.-led airstrikes, in a reversal of its traditionally hesitant stance on military engagement.

Inside the United States
Hurricane Florence weakens to Cat 2 storm but storm surge expected to hit 'catastrophic levels'
Hurricane Florence late Wednesday has been downgraded to a Category 2 storm but it is still considered an extremely dangerous and life-threatening storm.
U.S. Judge Strikes Down Law Requiring Burial or Cremation of Aborted Babies
Last week, U.S. District Judge David Ezra struck down a Texas law that would require hospitals and clinics to bury or cremate fetal remains of pre-born babies instead of discarding them as medical waste.
Small Business Index Soars to Highest Level Since Reagan, Middle-Class Income Sets New Record
Several new reports are providing the latest proof that the US economy is booming right now.

Christian News
Christian Leaders Converging to Plan Grassroots Change for America
Christian and conservative national leaders are heading to Des Moines, Iowa this weekend for a special event.