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Thursday, June 28, 2018






In Today’s Issue: 




President Donald Trump: Unborn Babies Have a “Basic and Fundamental Human Right, the Right to Life”


Dem Senator: Trump's next Supreme Court nominee would overturn Roe v. Wade


Pro-Abortion Senate Democrats Vow to Oppose Any Trump Supreme Court Nominee


Both Sides of the Abortion Debate Think Justice Kennedy's Retirement Is a Game-Changer


Unhinged Whoopi Goldberg Rages Over Supreme Court and Abortion: “Get Out of My Vagina”


CNN’s Toobin tweets prediction that Roe v. Wade will be overturned in 18 months


Hollywood Actors Freak Out After Kennedy Retirement: “Stock Up on Abortions, Roe v. Wade is Gone”


After The Election There May Not be a Single Republican Congressman Who Supports Abortion


Baby pics ‘too strong for Facebook’: Social media giant targets pro-lifers in new ad rules


Shocking Poll: 62% View Planned Parenthood Abortion Business Favorably, Including Christians and Pro-Lifers


Medical Examiner Hides Cause of Death After Young Woman Dies From Botched 6-Month Abortion


Abortion Clinic That Killed Babies in Ohio for 45 Years Shuts Down


CBS Claims Abortion is “Doomed” After Kennedy Retirement:”The Final Nail in the Coffin”


Planned Parenthood Flabbergasted That Free Speech Doesn’t Only Apply to Abortion Advocates


Hillary Clinton praises ‘inspiring, grassroots’ campaign to legalize abortion in Ireland


Pro-abortion French President Macron accepts papal honor in Rome


Both sides mobilize for a Senate 'battle of the ages' focused on one issue — abortion


Couple Kill Their 30-Week-Old Unborn Child in the Womb, May Face No Charges


Court hears arguments for permanent stay of abortion law (Arkansas)


Planned Parenthood Gets Indiana Judge to Help It Hide Cases of Botched Abortions Injuring Women


Argentina schedules vote for abortion legalization amid pressure from World Bank, feminist groups




Dozens Killed In Militant Attacks Across Afghanistan


There's momentum for peace in Afghanistan. Here's how to use it.





As Separatism Rises in Cameroon, So Does the Violence




Racist anti-Semite wins North Carolina primary, GOP withdraws support


NY schools' anti-Semitism is on the rise


In an attempt to portray European anti-Semitism, ‘Spiral’ spins out of control


Western Europe’s Disconnect On Islamic Antisemitism  (From Sweden to Germany, Europe’s justice system fails its Jewish citizenry.)





Man Took Pills for Assisted Suicide and Put a Bag Over His Head, He Drifted Off But Then Woke Up Screaming



Australian shares edge up on banks, materials; New Zealand little changed


The Australian dollar is finished


Australia: Muslim migrant nursing student accused of swearing loyalty to the Islamic State


Britain's BAE Systems wins contract to build Australian warships





Video: 200 Muslim migrants screaming “Allahu akbar” attempt to storm Croatian border


Bosnia: Recently repaired Orthodox church set on fire




Border plans hit a wall in Congress and court




Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.41%


Extreme heat alert issued for Canada Day weekend


John Ivison: Bourbon and steel price increases prompt a Congressional 'jailbreak' that may help Canada


‘What the hell does that mean?’ Trump criticizes Canada, then says he doesn’t understand what he just read


'Deeply concerned': Marijuana legalization moving too fast for most Canadians, poll suggests


'What if we rattle his f—n’ cages?’ Government officials overheard discussing how to cross-examine mentally ill detainee


Here are the ways Canada is indisputably better than the United States


How this Oshawa school went from faltering to flourishing in just one year


Kelly McParland: Canada's border, the serious issue Ottawa's too busy to worry about


Canadians with offshore holdings evade up to $3 billion in tax per year


As trade war looms, some Canadian journalists, politicians skipping U.S. ambassador's Fourth of July party




China has reasons to worry about nuclear-armed North Korea


Trump's Tariffs Could Crush China's Ambitions


Xi Jinping Warns Mattis China Won’t Surrender ‘One Inch’ of Territory  (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping/Secretary of Defense James Mattis; AVIPP COMMENTARY: The world should be fearful of the hegemonic agenda of Communist China. Americans can stop this by purchasing American goods not Communist Chinese.)


Exclusive: China rejects U.S. request for talks on airline website row


China says carefully monitoring U.S. policies on inbound investments




N.Korea Drags Heels on Repatriation of U.S. Soldiers' Remains


Why China Doesn't Want a Denuclearized North Korea


Satellite images show North Korea upgrading nuclear site




New Poll Has A Bunch Of Awful News For Democrats


Congress punts immigration to July


Dem lawmaker among 500 anti-Trump protesters arrested inside Capitol office


Democrats Take Aim at ‘Dark Money’ With Eye on Midterm Elections


After Its Hard Left Turn, Will Democratic Party Officially Admit It's Socialist?


The worst thing to be in many Democratic primaries? A white male candidate.




Israeli-US teen convicted of thousands of bomb threats, including against JCCs


Arizona court: Hashish not included in medical marijuana law


Wisconsin high court caps some malpractice damages at $750K


Judge's ruling on migrant children in custody gives families few answers


A black man was murdered for dating a white woman. His killer was sentenced — 35 years later.




‘Abolish ICE!’ 575 arrested after protesters occupy US Senate building (Photos, Videos)


5 killed in shooting at newsroom in Annapolis, Md.; Gunman's mutilated fingers hinder ID process


Capital Gazette newspaper determined to publish despite mass shooting in newsroom


Suspect in Maryland shooting identified by facial recognition technology


Newspaper shooting was a targeted attack


Shooting reported at Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, staff say


Officer-involved shooting reported in downtown Baltimore


Pro-Trump restaurant critic arrested after unique form of protest


10-year-old boy came out as gay before violent death: cops




Illegal immigrants apprehended during media ride-along with Border Patrol




Texas ‘ice-pick killer’ executed after failed appeals for death by firing squad or nitrogen gas





Democratic Party chairman: SCOTUS ‘took away rights of American workers’ by not forcing  (Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez)




The Democrats Are Done Pretending to Be Moderate




How to Avoid a Federal Investigation




Feds to begin distributing grant money to non-sanctuary cities


DOJ charges more than 600 in historic fraud takedown involving $2B in false claims


Special counsel eyeing Russians granted unusual access to Trump inauguration parties




Stock market rebounds as financials and tech shares rally


Stock market rebounds as financials and tech shares rally


Wall Street advances with help from technology, financials


Asian Stocks Mixed, Currencies Slide on Trade Woes: Markets Wrap


Asian shares flirt with nine-month low on mounting trade war fears


Treasury yields inch up as stocks gain, GDP update comes in soft


The stock market is days away from setting a bearish record


How the opioid epidemic is exacerbating a U.S. labor-market shortage


Gold prices mark fourth decline for longest losing streak in nearly 5 months




Can France Create Its Own MIT?


On the Financial 'Wisdom' of Attending Today's Colleges


NYU Prof.: People Are Calling For ‘Civility’ to Protect ‘White Supremacy’


After Supreme Court loss, school-employees unions gird for fight to keep their members


School fails to dismiss challenge to Islam indoctrination


A Brooklyn principal shares a depressing truth




Trump casts doubt on Russian election meddling ahead of Putin summit  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Bernie Sanders on 2016 Election: ‘In Many Ways We Did Win’





A nasty election to come




Sodas Beware! Nanny-stater Michael Bloomberg May Run for President in 2020




Oil prices climb, with U.S. benchmark holding at highest since 2014


Energy Prices




Migration to Europe Is Down Sharply. So Is It Still a ‘Crisis’?


In Eastern Europe, Militaries Gird Against Russia





European stocks finish lower as trade-focused investors stay wary


Euro consolidates versus dollar as crucial EU summit gets under way


Merkel warns migrant crisis could 'make or break' EU ahead of crucial summit(German Chancellor Angela Merkel)





Fed Test Slaps Wall Street Titans While Unleashing Record Payout




 France is bringing back mandatory national service for all 16-year-olds


Paris: Fire breaks out on terrace of new Palais de Justice law courts


'Don't blame us': Why striking French rail workers are targeting your summer holidays




75 percent of Germans support Merkel's European approach to refugee crisis  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)


Faithful Catholics being ‘pushed out’ of Church: German Cardinal




Sorry Tom Steyer, you can't sue your way to climate policy




Putnam, DeSantis spar over Trump support, shootings in Fox News GOP debate in Florida




Rosenstein and GOP clash in fiery hearing(Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)


Mad Max Vs. the Super Elite(US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)


House passes resolution demanding FBI records


Ocasio-Cortez: I'm upset by Trump's disrespect(Socialist candidate US Representative for New York Ocasio-Cortez (D)


Rod Rosenstein, Christopher Wray testify before House on DOJ IG report -- live updates (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein) 


Gowdy tells Rosenstein to wrap up Russia probe, says it’s tearing the country apart  (US Representative of South Carolina Trey Gowdy (R)


Goodlatte: Strzok provided ‘not believable’ answers on anti-Trump texts  (US Representative of Virginia Bob Goodlatte (R)


House slams door on GOP immigration bill; Trump’s support not enough to pass bill


Top ranking Dems demand House Judiciary, Oversight publish unclassified Strzok transcript


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is now the vanguard of the Democrats


Surprise defeat of Rep. Joe Crowley may signal Democratic unease about Pelosi's leadership team(House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)


With Ocasio-Cortez’s rise, Dems now own their loony far-left flank


Ocasio-Cortez just did Democrats a big favor


With One Win, Ocasio-Cortez Emerges as a Political Star


Meet the woman behind the year’s biggest political upset


Why Crowley Never Saw Defeat Coming





Human Traffickers Will Be Denied Bail Under New Virginia Bill




DACA Alien Accused of Smuggling More Aliens Across U.S.


Thousands of kids still haven't been reunited with family. So, where are the children?


Why ‘progressives’ must back up their rhetoric on immigration



CBS interview with ICE whistleblower interrupted by government agents


Federal agents face off with protesters outside ICE facility


#OccupyICE tent encampment being dismantled


'Abolish ICE' Zealots Occupy Fantasy Island


Trump Administration Combats Discrimination Against American Workers




Hindu Extremists Launch Multifaceted Attack on Pastor, Son in Southern India


India preparing for 'cut in oil imports from Iran'


Is India really the most dangerous country for women?




Amazon acquires online pharmacy, upending drug delivery business




Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) Threaten To Respond To Attack On Their Forces At Iraq-Syria Border: We Can Fire Missiles At The U.S. Embassy, U.S. Forces In Iraq


Muqtada Al-Sadr scales back his militia in Iraq




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Thursday, June 28, 2018)


Liberman rejects criticism from ‘impatient’ Israelis urging harsher Gaza policy  (Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman)


Fatah Spokesman On Trump-Kim Summit: North Korea, Iran Have Proven That The Language Of Force Pays Off; Arabs Should Learn From This


Israeli deterrence against Hamas has ended


PA ordered to pay $3.5 million compensation to tortured ‘collaborator’ prisoners


"With our skulls we are paving the path to certain victory," PA TV host quoted arch-terrorist Abu Jihad


PM: Iranians feeling in their pockets the results of fanaticism (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


House panel unanimously advances federal anti-BDS legislation


Left-wing NGO crashes Birthright group to spread 'anti-Occupation' info


Prince William’s visit a PR coup for Israel, with some royal pain amid the gain


Israel's Air Force Is One of the Best in the World. The F-35 Could Make It Even Better.


IDF declares all-female tank crews trial a success  (Israel Defense Forces)


Israel Reinforcing Security Around Nuclear Plants Ahead of War


Report: 45,000 Refugees Headed for Israel after Syria Decimates Daraa


Knesset moves to strip ex-minister Segev’s pension if he’s convicted as Iran spy


Palestinian indicted for attempted murder of teen girl in Afula




Japan Probe Arrives at Asteroid After Nearly Four-Year Space Odyssey


Japan pushing forward on missile defense despite North Korea thaw




294 Syrians leave refugee camps in Lebanon to return home




Mandela's grandson honors his legacy at Library of Congress




Poll: Americans of both parties agree major media reports are ‘fake, false, purposely misleading’


Washington Post fires reporter




Oklahoma voters approve medical marijuana despite bitter opposition




Top Mexico Bankers Imagine Doomsday Scenarios Ahead of Election


Mexico’s elections could cause more US border disorder




Qatar terror links exposed at world court


UN tests prove Houthi missiles fired at Saudi Arabia were Iranian manufactured




The Air Force's Worst Nightmare: Russia and China Could Kill Stealth Fighters


‘Failure is not an option’: VA nominee Robert Wilkie told to fix the agency’s morale crisis


Group files IG complaint against Navy over Bible included in Okinawa POW/MIA display


5 WWII airmen who died during mission in Germany buried together at Arlington


7th  Fleet ships stop in the Philippines, 'a favorite port visit for sailors’


US military team joins Thailand's search for children missing in cave


Army drops waiting periods for college tuition assistance


Defense Department asked to house thousands of immigrants




Missile defenses still ready for North Korea




As NATO Meeting Nears, Allies Have One Worry: Trump




The New Face of Social Media-Driven Elections in Pakistan


Former Pakistan prime minister barred from re-election




Limbaugh: Crowley collapse shows 'blue wave' will fail




Manafort Reported $10 Million Loan From Russian Oligarch in 2010


Russia Leads World in Trade Restrictions Against EU


Trump, Putin to Meet in Finland on July 16  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Baltic States to Decouple Power Grids From Russia, Link to EU by 2025


Putin says modern weapons rate close to 60% in Russian Army





Fate of Supreme Court could ride on these 2 senators


U.S. Senators Demand Oversight of N.Korea's Denuclearization


Senate Passes Farm Bill, Setting Up Food-Stamp Fight With House


Kamala Harris: Trump’s SCOTUS pick will mean ‘the complete destruction’ of the Constitution (US Senator of California Kamala Harris (D)


Donald Trump Jr. bets Elizabeth Warren $10,000 that Kimberly Guilfoyle is ‘more Native American’ (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)


Senate set for intense fight over Trump’s pick to replace Kennedy


MSNBC’s Chris Matthews: Mitch McConnell has ‘no right’ to fill Kennedy’s Supreme Court seat(Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)


McConnell and Republicans all smiles with a Supreme Court vacancy to fill




Michelle Malkin berates Twitter for failure to remove Trump assassination tweet


Forget the Deep State. Now there's Deep Spying




South Korea's Secret Weapon: An 'Aircraft Carrier' Armed with F-35s?


USFK Chief Dismisses Fears Over Military Readiness


Korea's Trade Surplus to Decline Amid Trade Wars


US Forces Korea to open new headquarters in Pyeongtaek


Building trust with NK continues as long as dialogue underway ‘in good faith’ : defense chiefs


Trumps touts revised trade deal with S. Korea




MLB Scoreboard




Radical left could rise in NY after Democratic socialist's win




Conservatives Push Back Against Attacks on Trump Appointees at State Department


Pompeo: Health Attack on U.S. Worker in China Medically ‘Consistent’ With Sonic Attacks in Cuba  (US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo)




What Should America Expect from a More Originalist Supreme Court?


Man Who Will Be Advising President Trump on Kennedy’s Replacement Loves Justice Scalia


This it the List of the 25 People President Trump Will Consider for Next Supreme Court Justice


A Supreme Opportunity


Kennedy's Departure Probably Will Give Us a Court More Inclined to Defend Gun Rights


Janus Ruling Could Cost Unions Hundreds of Millions


SCOTUS Echoes Jefferson on Dues and Don'ts


Justice Kennedy Retires, and the Legal and Political Ramifications Are Immense


Justice Anthony Kennedy's career gave conservatives a lot of mixed feelings


Trump's Supreme Court legacy could be more conservative than Reagan's


High Court Reaffirms Free Speech


How Bad Will It Get Without Kennedy?


Kennedy’s retirement opens a void at the court’s center


With Kennedy Gone, Justice Must Be Won at the Ballot Box


The Left Loses the Judiciary


After Janus, Unions Must Save Themselves


Don’t want a right-wing Supreme Court? Do everything you can to stop it.


Kavanaugh Emerges as Key Contender for Trump Supreme Court Pick


Anthony Kennedy: Reagan’s Worst Mistake


Congrats, Trump voters. You’ve been vindicated.


After A String Of Huge Supreme Court Wins, Will Never-Trumpers Admit They Were Wrong?


Workers Arise!  (The US Supreme Court has cut away your chains.)


Government Workers ‘Free at Last’


Anthony Kennedy and the four Supreme Court rulings that changed gay life in America


Post Janus: An Opportunity, and a Challenge 


Retirement ends Anthony Kennedy’s tenure as nation’s decider-in-chief


For the first time, conservatives might thank God for Kennedy




Iranian-Hizballah forces join Syria’s South offensive – contrary to Russian pledges




China Warns Taiwan: U.S. Can’t Save You From Unification


‘Fake news’ Chinese journalist is refused entry by Taiwan


China protests to Japanese media over report on Taiwan


China protests to Japanese media over report on Taiwan




High-tech glasses give Florida teen the gift of sight




US, UK join search for soccer team trapped in flooded cave




Reshaping world trade after tariffs


How free-traders blew it




It’s Time to Put Turkey’s Ally Status on Probation


'Jordan, Palestine and Saudi Arabia warn Israel against Turkey'


Opinion | Turkey's Revolution Continues 





FTSE 100 ends down slightly as trade tensions remain in focus


UK: Muslima attacks her pregnant neighbor, blames Ramadan fasting


Tony Blair called an “idiot” for warnings against anti-migrant “populism” (Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair)


Big Dot — Do They Connect? Steele and Skripal Revisited


Huge! Flying Trump Baby could greet president in London


Court extends civil partnerships to heterosexual couples




Nikki Haley urges India to ‘rethink’ Iran ties ahead of US sanctions  (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)




After banning Jewish flags last year, Chicago Dyke March displays “Palestinian” flags


MAGA Hats Targeted by Chicago Bar's New Dress Code





No good options: Rising oil prices complicate move to sanction Venezuela, hit Maduro  (Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro)





Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Say Anything Positive About Donald Trump and Kayleigh-Marie Will Get You


White House wants Trump to nominate a justice before Putin trip


Donald Trump and the Supreme Court's Future


Harley-Davidson Deserves Trump’s Wrath — Mostly


Trump: My supporters should be called the 'super elite'


Trump: Heitkamp will be 'told' to vote against any nominee to replace Kennedy


Trump: When will Clinton get over 2016 election?


Defense Department asked to house thousands of immigrants


Trump sounds triumphant at North Dakota rally


Trump: ICE protesters 'want anarchy'


Trump slams ‘slovenly’ Crowley for getting ‘his ass kicked’ 


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