Showing broad bi-partisan support for countering China’s military and economic expansion, the Senate on Tuesday passed a $250 billion industrial bill, one of the largest of its kind in US history, CNBC reports. The US Innovation and Competition Act passed 68-32.
Israel’s Ambassador to the UN and US Gilad Erdan has told Associated Press President Gary Pruitt that the building in which the news agency had its Gaza bureau was destroyed in Israeli strikes last month because that edifice housed a tech unit from which Hamas was working to jam the IDF’s Iron Dome defense system, the Jerusalem Post reports. Following an advanced warning from the IDF, the building was evacuated before it was bombed during May’s 11 days of fighting between Israel and Hamas.
A new Gallup poll shows that 58% of Americans are opposed to overturning Roe v Wade, the landmark 1973 US Supreme Court decision on abortion, Gallup reports. Carried out between May 3-18, the poll found 32% of Americans are in favor of overturning the ruling.
Sharply contradicting the consensus on Wall Street, Deutsche Bank has warned that ongoing US Federal Reserve neglect of rising inflation in favor of social goals could leave global economies “sitting on a time bomb,” and cause worldwide financial distress, CNBC reports. The Bank’s forecast goes against the view of most Wall Street economists that current inflation pressures are temporary and will subside as pandemic-related conditions are resolved.
Christians in eastern Congo are among those in shock after Islamist militants killed 55 people, including an Anglican pastor, several sources confirmed.
U.S. President Joe Biden began his first official overseas trip Thursday with a warning to Russia, but his remarks didn’t impress Moscow.
A court in Moscow has banned political organizations linked to jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny ahead of a U.S.-Russia summit.
A retired Nigerian church pastor has been freed after being kidnapped in an attack in which another minister was killed, Christians told Worthy News.
A homeless Christian couple in Bhutan are denied aid from the government unless they convert to Buddhism, according to Christians familiar with the situation.
Police in Indonesia have uncovered an Islamist terrorist plot to attack several churches and assassinate a church leader in the country’s Christian-majority province of Papua, Worthy News learned Thursday.