U.S. Drone Strikes Kill AQ’s Number 2

bfaa92f9-355d-45bf-b511-37012f5cdd55World News Summary 

The number two man of Al Qaeda, Nasir Al-Wuhayshi, was killed in Yemen in a U.S. drone strike on Friday. He was Osama bin Laden’s secretary and was expected to succeed AQ’s global chief. He was also top leader of AQ in the Arabian Peninsula since 2002. This was a huge victory for our efforts in Yemen.

Kurdish fighters are in control of Syrian border town thanks to help from U.S. air strikes. They have successfully cut off a vital supply line to ISIS.

Russia’s military will get 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles, according to Vladimir Putin. NATO’s Secretary General accused Putin of “cyber rattling” and says Russia’s behavior is unjustified, destabilizing and it is dangerous.”

How to Pray: Let’s thank God for our military! Pray that we will continue to make headway in the war on terrorist organizations. Pray that Russia’s arrogance will take a hit and Mr. Putin will be humbled by God.

National News Summary

Berkley, CA – Six were killed and seven were seriously injured when an apartment balcony collapsed during a 21st birthday party. At least five of those killed were Irish students.

Houston, TX – Tropical Storm Bill is hammering the area, expected to bring up to nine inches of rain.

Washington, DC – The FDA is giving food manufacturers three years to get all artificial trans fats removed from their products. This includes all partially hydrogenated oils.

Dannemora, NY – Tuesday was day eleven of the search for two escaped killers. Keep praying for law enforcement to triumph and for residents to be kept safe.

Donald Trump announced his presidential bid on Tuesday from Trump Tower in New York. He asked the crowd, “When was the last time we beat China in a trade deal? I beat China all the time.” Positioning himself as a “jobs” president, he outlined the failures of the current administration, saying, “Last quarter our gross domestic product was below zero. Our labor participation rate was the worst since 1978. Our real unemployment is anywhere from 18 to 20 percent. China and Mexico have our jobs.”

Regarding Obamacare, Trump said costs are going up 29, 39, 49 and even 55 percent and deductibles are so high they’re virtually worthless. Pointing at the $5 billion healthcare website that still doesn’t work, he said, “I do a website–it costs me $3.”

Trump claimed we need a truly great leader now that can bring back our jobs and our military and take care of our vets. He wants to take the brand of the United States and make it great again.
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Perhaps his most unique position is his net worth of more than $9 billion, plus overseas holdings. He said, “I am very rich… I don’t need anyone’s money.”

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