This week saw numerous protests across the world, but the ones which got our attention were…
Russia, Moscow pro-democracy rally where more than 1,000 people have been arrested, thus far, and now the opposition leader has been hospitalized with an allergic reaction: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-politics-navalny-idUSKCN1UN0E9?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=5d3d90b7595b5a0001c34c61&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter
Hong Kong, China saw some very unique and imaginative ways to get attention including piling up in the international airport: https://www.hongkongfp.com/2019/07/28/hong-kongs-third-generation-democracy-fighters-not-just-rioters-last-line-resistance/ and other popular locations, while the police are not too happy: https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/asia/live-news/hong-kong-yuen-long-protests-intl-hnk/index.html?__twitter_impression=true
While FOUR separate countries’ warplanes faced off in an Asian confrontation: https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2019/07/23/asia/south-korea-russia-military-intl-hnk/
In the United States, SIX soldiers and LEOs were killed this week.
Also if you remember special prosecutor Mueller testified before congress and his presence/responses exposed why it took him so long to complete his “investigation”. God has confused all their counsel to the point that the main take away from the sick scene is that Baltimore is a cesspool which POTUS believes their representative should be advocating for v. his impeachment/prosecution: https://www.wbaltv.com/article/president-donald-trump-tweet-rep-elijah-cummings-baltimore/28526792
If you want to know which celebrities God snatched out of this world, so far in 2019 then People has you covered (somewhat): https://people.com/celebrity/celebrities-who-died-in-2019/
Iran is not fooling around with ‘Merica and says they have arrested 17 CIA spies: https://amp.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/22/iran-claims-to-have-arrested-17-cia-spies?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_b-gdnnews&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter&__twitter_impression=true
Britain replaced May with Johnson, and some people are using Iran to discredit him: https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2019-07-23/iran-exposes-boris-johnson-s-brexit-bombast
Some states saw problems with wildfires – Arizona: https://twitter.com/i/events/1153105196366454784 Oregon: https://www.kdrv.com/content/news/Firefighters-Battling-Wildfire-on-I-5-in-Douglas-County-513187391.html then Oregon’s firefighters were victims of thieves: https://wildfiretoday.com/2019/07/27/thieves-steal-equipment-from-firefighters-busy-fighting-a-fire/
The body of an Ole Miss student was found, and that’s because a classmate killed her, allegedly: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/alexandria-ally-kostial-death-arrest-made-brandon-theesfeld-old-ole-miss-student-today-2019-07-23/?ftag=CNM-00-10aab8a&linkId=70960803
In India, hundreds were stuck on a train due to flooding: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/mahalaxmi-express-mumbai-rain-700-passengers-stuck-on-train-choppers-to-rescue-2076174
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Honduran officials are trying to combat a dengue fever epidemic: https://www.laprensa.hn/honduras/1304747-410/dengue-grave-hospitales-honduras-muertos-crisis-preocupados-alarma-alerta
In the on-going Libya refugee drama, this week saw the “worst Mediterranean shipwreck of the year”: https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN1UK219?__twitter_impression=true
There’s now a “Multidrug resistant malaria”: https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN1UH2I9?utm_campaign=trueAnthem%3A%2BTrending%2BContent&utm_content=5d3666d4eb25fa0001beb635&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter&__twitter_impression=true they don’t even mention the great sins for Bangkok, Thailand as the cause of this effective response from God!
As mentioned in past WIRs, Yemen has been facing a dire mass starvation situation. God mercifully sent a locust swarm which the families are using as readily available protein feasts: https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Starving-Yemenis-find-food-source-in-massive-locust-outbreak-591426
Psalms 136:4 To him who alone doeth great wonders: for his mercy endureth for ever.