News from this Week 12/14/22

Breaking World News

The following news is taken in whole or part from Worthy News Ministries.

Indonesia’s Bali Island Hit By Quake

Indonesia’s tropical island of Bali, an essential host for Group of 20 summits and events this year, was reeling Wednesday after a strong earthquake and two aftershocks hit the area.

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New Zealand: Study shows dangerously high level of airborne microplastic pollution in Auckland

A new study shows that the number of microplastic particles polluting the air in New Zealand’s city of Auckland is the equivalent to more than three million plastic bottles per year, the University of Auckland (UOA) reports.

Brazil: Bolsonaro supporters riot in Brasilia against certification of da Silva as new president

Supporters of outgoing Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro clashed with law enforcement officers, set fire to vehicles, and allegedly tried to storm federal police headquarters in Brasilia Monday, in protest at the official certification of leftist Lula da Silva as Brazil’s newly elected president, DW reports.

Latest World News Headlines

Alleged Lockerbie Bomb Maker In US Custody – December 13, 2022

Three Shot Dead In Australia, Three Attackers Killed – December 13, 2022

Britain Ponders Controversial Digital Currency – December 13, 2022

U.S. expected to announce major nuclear fusion energy breakthrough – December 12, 2022

Iran executes second person by public hanging in connection with violence during protests – December 12, 2022

Northern Ireland can ban pro-life activism near abortion clinics, UK Supreme Court says – December 12, 2022

Europe’s Parliament Hit By Qatar Corruption Scandal; Several Arrests – December 12, 2022

Breaking Israel News

IDF chief confirms Israel behind strike on Iran arms convoy near Syria-Iraq border

IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi confirmed Wednesday that an airstrike in early November on a convoy allegedly carrying Iranian arms near the Syria-Iraq border was carried out by the Israeli Air Force.

Czech president requests to move embassy to Jerusalem

Czech President Miloš Zeman requested on Monday to move his country’s embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in the coming months.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Netanyahu inches closer to power with new parliament speaker – December 13, 2022

Outgoing Coalition Members Craft ‘Total War’ Plan to Create Chaos for Netanyahu Government – December 12, 2022

Report: Israel warns will bomb Beirut airport if it’s used for Iran weapon shipments – December 11, 2022

IDF launches snap drill with thousands of troops, simulating fighting in north – December 11, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

DeSantis Declares War on CDC Over COVID-19 Vaccines

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is asking a grand jury to investigate whether Floridians were misled by COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers after claims by his state’s surgeon general that the vaccines could potentially harm those who received it.

Biden Signs ‘Respect For Marriage Act’ Into Law

President Joe Biden signed the “Respect for Marriage Act” into law Tuesday on the South Lawn of the White House, requiring the federal government to recognize same-sex and interracial marriages carried out at the state level.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

Federal deficit to pass $3 trillion for second year, economic growth higher than expected – December 13, 2022

SEC, Justice Department charge FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried – December 13, 2022

Congressional lawmakers introduce bipartisan bill banning TikTok in United States – December 13, 2022

U.S. tests first successful air-launched hypersonic missile off California coast – December 13, 2022

$857.9 Billion Defense Bill Includes $800 Million for Ukraine – December 13, 2022

Household wealth dropped by $13.5 trillion from January to September, second-worst destruction on record – December 12, 2022

Schumer: Senate Headed for Short-Term Funding Bill to Prevent Shutdown – December 12, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Britain: Archaeologists uncover 1,300 year-old necklace with cross pendant which belonged to female Christian leader

Archaeologists conducting a dig at a burial site in Britain have uncovered an elaborate gold necklace with a cross pendant which likely belonged to an affluent female Christian leader between 630 to 670 A.D, some 1,300 years ago, the Christian Post (CP) reports.

Uganda: Evangelist severely beaten by Islamic extremists after leading Muslims to Christ

Islamic extremists in Uganda severely beat up a pastor and members of his congregation and demolished his church last month after discovering he led Muslims to Christ earlier this year, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.

Myanmar: Baptist bishop arrested and detained by military junta

A well-known Baptist bishop in Myanmar has been detained at an undisclosed location after being arrested by the military junta Sunday because of his Bible teaching, the Christian Post (CP) reports.

Latest Christian News Headlines

100 Christian Women, Girls Abducted In Pakistan – December 12, 2022

Massive Detentions Of Christian Refugees Underway In Thailand – December 11, 2022

Thailand Detains Christians, Including Girl Seeking Asylum – December 8, 2022

Myanmar: Child among three killed in military attack on Christian village – December 8, 2022

Bipartisan religious freedom commission “outraged” at US failure to add Nigeria and India to list of countries of particular concern – December 7, 2022

Algeria: Government is persecuting the Church, which continues to grow – December 6, 2022

Afghanistan: Christians trying to flee the country to escape intense persecution – December 6, 2022

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