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Sunday, January 14, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Planned Parenthood Sells Hormone Poisoning, Genital Mutilation with Dangerous Lies

 

Deadline looms for abortionists to justify video censorship (Supreme Court ordered industry to respond to request to unseal undercover interviews.)

 

Birth control and abortion critic in charge of family planning programs leaves HHS

 

Push to End South Korea Abortion Ban Gains Strength, and ...Signatures

 

Conservatives Condemn Trudeau For ‘Imposing’ Abortion Policies On Canadians (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

4th  Circuit strikes down abortion disclosure law

 

Abortion foes came out by the thousands to Colorado’s Capitol this weekend

 

ACLU demands speedy abortion for illegal immigrant in federal custody

 

Hundreds of Poles protest against proposed abortion restrictions

 

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Kabul under siege while America's longest war rages on

 

'Serious concern' over clip appearing to show US military firing into civilian truck in Afghanistan

 

AFRICA

  

Dirco to seek explanation of Trump statement on African states from US embassy

 
ASIA

 

Bangladesh: Man arrested for posting images criticizing Qur’an on Facebook

 
AUSTRALIA

 

'Every day I am crushed': the stateless man held without trial by Australia for eight years

 

What Australia will look like in 2049

 

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Fiat CEO Sees Room to Double Profit by 2022

 

Ford, Chevy and Ram unveil new pickups: Why America loves them

 

BORDER SECURITY

 

Up North: What's Doing with Illegals on the Other Fenceless Border?

 

This town is proof that Trump's wall can work

 

CANADA

 

Police seek witnesses in Vancouver shooting that left 3 hurt, including 15-year-old bystander

 

On NAFTA, Canada agrees to discuss the unthinkable

 

Hijab-wearing child attacked in Toronto

 

How Queen’s Park is gearing up to be the largest legal pot dealer in Canada (and maybe the world)

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

‘All we need is Jesus’, A Belated Christmas Story

 

'All-around provocateur' Russell Brand says Christ's teachings 'relevant'

 

COMMUNIST CHINA  

 

Keep an eye on the yuan as China’s economy slows down

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Expert: NKorea Able to Launch Sneak Attack With EMPs

 

What's a nuclear hotline good for anyway?

 

North Korea wants its girl band to perform at the Olympics

 

 

CONGRESS

 

Congress tries to cool partisan fever on Russia

 

Five hurdles to a big DACA and border deal

 

New alarm among Republicans that Democrats could win big this year

 

 

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU  

 

After Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Freezes Data Collecting, Sen. Elizabeth Warren Demands Reversal

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrested, charged with DUI

 

Medical trial participant arrested for plotting to murder NFL stars and fans

 

Teacher missing for 2 weeks found dead in car in Baltimore

 

2 children among the dead in triple homicide in Nashville

 

Wrong woman killed in murder-for-hire plot: police

 

Greyhound bus chased by police after illegal immigrant threatens passengers

 

Two Lessons of the Urban Crime Decline

 

Armed Oregon suspect killed by police who chased him down with armored vehicle

 

Suspect in UPenn student’s murder made disturbing comments online

 

Prankster behind ‘swatting’ death charged with manslaughter

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)

 

Ben Carson: Martin Luther King’s Message Is ‘Urgently Needed to Heal the Divisions’ Now   (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development  Dr Ben Carson)

 

 

EARTHQUAKE

 

Magnitude 7.1 quake hits off Peru, killing at least 1

 

ECONOMY

 

America's Economic Future Hinges on Its Partnership with Asia

 

Tight Job Market Aids Applicants Once Shunned

 

 

ENVIRONMENT

 

Conservation, Not Environmentalism 

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Netherlands: 13-year-old Muslim tries to kill his mother because “women are not allowed to divorce”

 

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA)

 

Security experts fret as drones keep entering no-fly zones

 

 

 

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC)

 

Hawaii to blame for false alarm, FCC chief suggests

 

FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION (FTC)

 

Feds concerned about companies that can spy on kids

 

FRANCE

 

Should France Take an ISIS Recruiter Back?

 

GERMANY

  

German school survey: 33% of Muslim students willing to fight and die for Islam

 

German magazine Der Spiegel shows Trump as devolved man in 'March of Progress' spoof 

 

 

GOOGLE

 

‘Don’t Be Evil’? Google Is Becoming A Police State

 

GOP

 

The next GOP panic: Gubernatorial races

 

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Family's anger after Tamiflu medication leaves a six-year-old Texas girl with 'hallucinations and suicidal thoughts' as deadly flu virus sweeps 46 states 

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Kevin Sorbo Banned from East Coast Comicon Because He's 'Pals with Sean Hannity'

 

Michelle Williams responds to Mark Wahlberg offer to donate $1.5 million after pay discrepancy revealed

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Panic over missile alert shows US must 'immediately' talk to North Korea: Rep

 

Hilton: Nancy Pelosi's elitist Dems — America, this is the party of the rich, sneering at the poor (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Trey Gowdy Quits House Ethics Panel: 'Challenging Workload'  (US Representative of South Carolina Trey Gowdy (R)

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Is Trump Really About To Deport 200,000 Salvadorans? Not Quite

 

Trump admin resumes accepting DACA renewals after court order

 

Why Norwegians should steer clear of Trump’s immigration invitation

 

INDIA

 

With Greater Economic Strength, India Believes Its 'Time Has Come'

 

IRAN

 

Burning Iranian oil tanker sinks after January 6 accident: Chinese state TV

 

Iran's new drug law may spare thousands

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Sunday, January 14, 2018)

 

What's expected of Netanyahu's first visit to India?   (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Palestinian leader rebukes Trump  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Israel: Muslim becomes more religious, joins the Islamic State

 

Israel says it destroyed mile-long Hamas tunnel

 

LIBERALISM

 

To Understand Why Liberalism Is Failing On Right And Left, Read Patrick Deneen’s Latest

 

MEDIA 

 

Citing Previous ‘False Alarms,’ Tapper Says It’s Likely ‘A Lot Of People’ Are Happy Trump Was Golfing During Hawaii Incident

 

Must-See Moments: Is the Media Making Much Ado About Nothing?

 

Here’s how foreign media translated Trump’s ‘shithole’ remark

 

'Mentally deranged': Trump launches Twitter attack on Michael Wolff hours after author's heated argument with CNN host saw him accuse the network of doing the White House's work to 'discredit' him

 

MEDICAID

 

Trump Is Right To Let States Impose Work Requirements for Medicaid

 

MEXICO

 

Revealed! How Trump will get Mexico to pay for wall

 

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Yemen: Bahai sentenced to death for “insulting Islam” and “apostasy”

 

MILITARY 

 

False Alarm Adds to Real Alarm About Trump’s Nuclear Risk (He has proposed increasing the nuclear arsenal and the ways to use it, and is threatening the Iran deal.)

 

Lost in space? Questions mount over fate of secret satellite as SpaceX pushes ahead

 

NC National Guard is keeping its Apaches, but are they enough?

 

$1.7B Aurora VA hospital is still incomplete, will likely be understaffed, document says

 

Omaha man charged with murder in Army sergeant's killing

 

PAKISTAN

 

'Test our resolve': Pakistan's challenge to India on nuclear war

 

Police release sketch of suspect in Pakistani girl's rape, murder

 

PENSIONS

 

Looks like time's up for New Jersey's pension fund

 

 

POLITICS

 

How gerrymandering transformed U.S. politics

 

RUSSIA

 

Russia Has Underwater Nuclear Drones, Leaked Pentagon Documents Reveal

 

Words for Trump in Putin’s praise for Kim (Russian President Vladimir V Putin/Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

From Siberia to Crimea: The Revenge of History in U.S.-Russian Relations

 

Russia claims the US is messing with its elections

 

SCIENCE

 

As some areas ban boiling live lobsters, some scientists wonder why

 

 

SENATE 

 

GOP senator asserts Trump did not say 's---hole'  (US Senator of Georgia David Perdue (R)

 

Democrats negotiating 'in good faith' on Dreamers deal, Flake says  (US Senator of Arizona Jeff Flake (R)

 

Republicans See Possible DACA Deal Despite Trump's Twitter Posts

 

GOP faces brutal Arizona primary fight

 

Flake to evoke Stalin in Senate speech slamming Trump’s attacks on media: report

 

Cotton says he "didn't hear" Trump "sh*thole" comment in Oval Office meeting  (US Senator of Arkansas Tom Cotton (R)

 

Dick Durbin: Race-Baiting Hypocrite (US Senator of Illinois Richard Durbin (D)

 

GOP senator calls Trump immigration comments "unacceptable"  (US Senator of Colorado Cory Gardner (R)

 

Rand Paul: 'Unfair' to call Trump a racist (US Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul (R)

 

‘The wave versus the map’: Democratic control of Senate moves from preposterous to possible

 

Report: Ala. Conservatives Want Shelby Censured for Not Backing Roy Moore

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Conservative Message Continues To Disappear From Social Media

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Military Quietly Prepares for a Last Resort: War With North Korea

 

 

SPORTS

 

For reasons large and small, Patriots roll back into AFC title game

 

The Latest: Pats dominate 35-14 to return to AFC title game

 

  Nick Foles outplays Matt Ryan, and Eagles hold off Falcons to reach conference title game

 

NFL Scoreboard

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

 

STATES

 

 

Prayers for California Mudslide Victims; Death Toll Hits 20

 

Watches firing up as we track Central Texas' third winter storm this season

 

'He feels really bad': Civil Defense employee who sparked terror in Hawaii by accidentally triggering ballistic MISSILE warning will be 'retrained' say officials after thousands fled to bomb shelters

 

Surviving missile attack alert 'nightmare,' rattled Hawaii residents question why it took so long to learn it was a mistake

 

Hawaii emergency official pushed wrong button, sending out 'false alar' missile alert

 

Hawaii officials give timeline of events surrounding false alarm

 

California mudslide crews 'do whatever it takes' in rescue efforts as death toll climbs to 19

 

Florida woman, 31, struck and killed by new high-speed train as she tried to cross through guard railing a day before public grand opening 

 

Hawaii's 38-minutes of terror: How islanders were gripped by panic as phones and TV stations broadcast a false missile warning telling them to urgently seek shelter

 

 

SYRIA

 

US-Led Coalition Helps Build New Syrian Force, Angering Turkey

 

Exposed: Grainy footage 'shows that president Assad is STILL gassing his people with deadly sarin and chlorine in Syria', says chemical weapon expert

 

 

TAIWAN

 

Airbus fined US$126 million over sale of missiles to Taiwan

 

 

TAXATION

 

More reasons why California's anti-Trump tax evasion scheme is unworkable

 

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey to launch imminent Syria operation against YPG

 

Jet skids, gets stuck on cliff

 

UNIONS

 

New Yorkers are paying the price for union control of state politics

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

UK: Army recruitment video features Muslim soldier praying

 

British lawmaker: Trump is an ‘asteroid of awfulness’ 

 

Terror victim to U.K: Are you funding my attackers?

 

Coronation confidential: Stumbling lords, flying sandwiches and that 'horrible' carriage trip... the Queen and her loyal subjects look back in wonder at a day they'll never forget

 

Far-right group built gallows, tried to arrest London mayor over criticism of Trump

 

Harry's war without end: Soldier who served in Afghanistan with the Prince killed himself... as two more comrades say they suffer from battlefield trauma 

 

'The day Papa became King': The Queen reveals how preparation for her coronation began at the tender age of 11... when her father asked her to pen an account of his enthronement

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

UN chief unveils plan to promote global mass migration

 

UNITED STATES

 

How America is fighting back against predatory lending

 

VATICAN

 

Catholic ex-Muslims to Pope Francis: “Naiveté in the face of Islam is suicidal and very dangerous”

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Venezuela’s economy is collapsing and violence is rampant. Its solution: Woo tourists.

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

White House scrambles after false missile warning in Hawaii

 

Trump says Democrats 'just want to talk'; don’t really want deal for young illegal immigrants

 

Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe: Trump 'embarrasses us'

 

Analysis: One year in, Donald Trump has redefined the presidency

 

Leftist Toilet Mouths Condemn Trump as They Corrupt Nation

 

New poll reveals views on Trump immigration remarks, first year in office

 

White House claims Wall Street Journal misquoted Trump as saying he has a good relationship with Kim Jong Un (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

Fusion GPS, firm behind disputed Russia dossier, retracts its claim of FBI mole in Trump camp

 

Trump retweets far-right activist

 

Meet the 24-year-old appointed to help lead Trump’s drug policy office

 

The Wire' star: I'd prefer a President Pence because he's a 'simpleton and a puppet'

 

Evangelical rift intensifies over Trump immigration remarks

 

'S---hole' projected onto Trump hotel

 

Trump’s ‘genius’: What the president means when he touts his smarts

 

Trump is making it difficult for Americans to respect their president

 

Porn star signed nondisclosure agreement over Trump

 

Trump may be digging himself into a ‘shithole’

 

 

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM

 

Hundreds protest Trump's attendance at Davos forum: report

 

 

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