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Tuesday, January 16, 2018





In Today’s Issue: 




Catholic Church Gives Top Award to Prominent Abortion Activist


Her baby survived after she took the abortion pill, and a pregnancy center was there to help


Report: Arizona Named the Most Pro-Life State, Washington Most Pro-Abortion


Below-Freezing Temperatures Don’t Stop Record Numbers of Pro-Lifers From Marching in Chicago


Less than two weeks into the new year, the number of babies killed by abortion tops 1 million


Friends Prayed at This Abortion Clinic for 9 Years, When They Went Saturday to Pray Again It Was Closed


U.S. Congressman: Pro-life ‘turf battle’ preventing vote on bill to ban nearly all abortions


I Was a Virgin Saving Myself for Marriage, Then I Was Raped and Got Pregnant. But God Had a Plan


The #MeToo Movement Ignores The Most Offensive Form Of Partner Violence That Exists


Martin Luther King Jr.’s Niece: “My Uncle Would Have Been Very Pro-Life”


Cecile Richards Claims Planned Parenthood Abortion Business is a “Lifesaver”


Planned Parenthood Hijacks Martin Luther King Day, Says Its Abortion Agenda “Furthers His Dream”


Switzerland Outlaws Boiling Lobsters Because They Feel Pain, Aborting Babies Still Okay


Canadian pro-lifer awaiting trial remains jailed after refusing to stop defending unborn


'This man is reprehensible': Justin Trudeau's abortion stance draws anger of U.S. right   (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


Canadian Government Says Catholic Priest Has to Support Abortion to Qualify for Federal Program 




The President, the Strongman, and the Next U.S. Headache in Afghanistan





Kenya: Muslim cleric arrested on jihad terror charges, his students riot, murder 3 people, destroy church


Somalia: Jihadis forcing civilians to hand over young children for training 


Seven Years After Revolution Launched Arab Spring, Tunisians Still Unhappy  


'Repentant' Boko Haram suspects freed as terror group releases video of captured girls





Potential measles exposure at Chicago airport





Muslim anti-Semitism in the UK




Is Arab Democracy Possible?



Wall Street optimism fades, ASX to slip on weaker mining stocks


Australian dollar surges against greenback — almost at US80c


ASX starts where 2017 ended: at the bottom


Businesses face power price hikes of up to 200 per cent


Driver stops to save child on road, thieves steal ute


Terrified woman scales 9m cliff face to escape naked man on beach





TSX loses ground as energy, materials sectors take a step back


CTV: “Muslims fear backlash” over fake “Islamophobic hate crime”


Guilty plea for Toronto man who murdered his ex-girlfriend then jumped in front of train


Trudeau defends North Korea meeting in face of Russian, Chinese criticism of 'Cold War thinking' (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


Teenager killed in B.C. shooting ID'd as Alfred Wong


Toronto police investigate report of baby found abandoned outside building


William Watson: Here’s how big and gross Canada’s own ‘swamp north’ has become


Canada admits many immigrants from Trump's 'shithole' countries — and they fare better than Norwegians


More than 12,000 Canadians call on finance minister to raise corporate taxes, close loopholes


Ont. man accused of drugging and sexually assaulting wife


5-year-old who died after being pinned by car had just started school after fighting cancer


Canada: Muslim leader “bracing for the hate” she thinks will come because “Islamophobic hate crime” exposed as hoax


Unauthorized sex enhancement products seized from Ont. store


Beer Canada calls on federal government to axe increasing beer tax




Raymond Ibrahim: Why Professing Christ Is Becoming a ‘Hate Crime’ in the West




Western countries worried about China's infiltration


China expressed anger over Indian Army chief remarks


Xi tells Trump: hard-earned peace on Korean peninsula 'must continue'   (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)


China sends twin BeiDou-3 navigation satellites into space




Kim Jong-un's Ex-Girlfriend Attends Cross-Border Talks  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


North Korea blasts Trump’s boast of his ‘bigger’ button


US-led meeting says sanctions pressure on North Korea must be maintained


McMaster attended clandestine meeting on North Korea nukes (White House National Security Adviser HR McMaster)





GOP Leaders Tell Fiscal Hawks To Fly Away, No Budget This Year


End Judicial Tyranny with One Single Word  (All it takes is some congressional attention to one word in the Constitution.)


U.S. Lawmakers Urge AT&T to Cut Commercial Ties with Huawei 





GE could break up, CEO hints


Ferrero buys Nestle's U.S. candy business for $2.8 billion




Why Hijab Hoax Girl Lied


Suspect shoots 4 officers in S Carolina, 1 critically hurt


13 siblings, some shackled and malnourished, rescued from California house, police say


Minnesota teen killed after daring gunman to shoot him




Developing a secure, un-hackable net





Report: DNC Chair Perez Butting Heads, Getting in ‘Explosive Fights’ With Deputy Chair Ellison


Sanders’ 2016 Campaign Manager to DNC: You’re Not Getting Bernie’s Voter Data  (US Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders (I-Socialist)




Nevada Democrats Unveil ‘Mitch McTurtle’ as 2018 Campaign Mascot


Reversing the Damage Done by Chairman Barack (Former US President Barack Obama)




Gizzi: Will Wilbur Ross Replace Gary Cohn as Economic Czar?   (Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross)




DHS preparing to arrest leaders of sanctuary cities


DHS: 73 Percent of Terror-Related Offenders Since 9/11 Were Foreign-Born


DHS won’t do voter-fraud investigation after Trump commission shut down


DHS secretary grilled over Trump 's---hole' comments, 'did not hear' specific words




Bannon Is Subpoenaed in Mueller's Russia Investigation (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


FBI, DOJ Argue for Dismissal of Suit About Garland, Texas Attack




Dow ends lower in sharp one-day reversal


Wall Street indexes fall with oil prices, General Electric


Dollar erases gains, returns to losing streak


Stocks Fall, Reversing Gains After Record Surge: Markets Wrap


Gold notches highest close since early September


Cryptocurrencies Are Crashing


This could the beaten-down dollar’s route to a rebound, Morgan Stanley says


Asian stocks bounce back, with Hang Seng closing at a record


Asian Stocks Advance as Investors Look Ahead to US Earnings


Dow Breaches 26,000 Mark on Robust Earnings Reports





Antifa fascists find a champion and leader in Stanford Professor David Palumbo-Liu


The short list for NYC's next schools chief


Law Schools Under the Microscope


Teacher Labels Classroom Ban on Hats, Hoodies in Classroom a Microaggression


Thanks, but No, Thanks  (UT Austin says it will not accept funding from a foundation after concerns were raised about its connections to the Chinese Communist Party.)


School District Pays Teen $800,000 For Refusing To Let Her Sleep, Micturate With Boys


Teacher Labels Classroom Ban on Hats, Hoodies in Classroom a Microaggression


Berkeley Sued Over Failure to Protect Yiannopoulous Attendees


Why Revoking Obama’s Sex Assault Letter Won’t End Campus Witch Hunts


How the Great Books Are Revolutionizing College Admissions Tests


Reaching Out to the Right (A few college presidents say that developing relationships with conservative students is an important part of a strategy for a collegial campus.)




Coptic Christian Slain in North Sinai, Egypt





Kasich’s hounding of Trump suggests Republican primary challenge in 2020 (Governor of Ohio John Kasich)




Oil retreats from 3-year high as traders await supply data


Energy Prices


U.S. oil prices may climb to $80 this year


U.S. oil boom in 2018 seen having major economic impact




Ukrainian lawmakers refuse to recognize Donbass republics as terrorist organizations





Europe Markets: Weaker Euro Sends European Stocks Higher As Exporters Rise


Austria: Muslim migrants, including bearded “12-year-old,” sexually assault 13-year-old girl at ice rink




Doctors Will Euthanize Healthy 29-Year-Old Woman Because She is Mentally Disabled




Wells Fargo loses bid to end Philadelphia predatory lending lawsuit





Why are the French making fewer and fewer babies?


Parisian caught snorting coke on bonnet of cop car (outside a police station)





How Hitler used Jews’ failed WWI-era idealism to feed the world’s worst genocide


Elite German anti-terror unit to grow by a third and move to Berlin


#MeToo has arrived in Germany. Here’s why it’s so controversial


German Police Raid Iranian Spy Network





GOP and Dem Letter to Trump: Return Climate Change to National Security Strategy





Gitmo prisoners demand release due to Trump’s “anti-Muslim bias”




Blue America keeps enrollment rolling to save Obamacare





Number of Americans without health insurance grows in Trump's first year, new figures show


How smartphones can boost cancer patients' lives





Austrian Jews to boycott Holocaust memorial if far-right ministers attend




Why LGBT Activists Can’t See What’s Wrong With A 9-Year-Old Drag Queen




House Republicans are preparing another short-term spending bill


Navy SEAL Who Lost Eye in Afghanistan Now Battling for U.S. House Seat


House GOP takes aim at labor ‘dues skimming’ Medicaid scheme




Incoming New Jersey Governor Wants to Create an Entire Agency to Protect Illegal Immigrants


The Kidnappings Americans Won't Do



Obama’s ICE Didn’t Follow Procedure For Checking Illegal Immigrants’ Ties to Terrorism




Netanyahu warns against challenges of radical Islam (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Modi is a revolutionary leader: Israel PM


Child orphaned in 2008 Mumbai attack makes first visit to site





Cost of California bullet train jumps by $2.8 billion just in the Central Valley




Iran Says Trump Fanning 'Flames of War' With New Syria Force


Iran Gloats Over ‘Madman’ Trump Saving Nuclear Deal, Waiving Sanctions





Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Tuesday, January 16, 2018)


Israeli forces kill Palestinian student, former prisoner during clashes in Qalqiliya


Senior Abbas Adviser Tells The Media Line: We Don’t Depend on Israel  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


Abbas: Israel "is a colonialist project that is not connected to Judaism"


Palestinian Authority Honors Two Prisoners Serving Life Sentences For Kidnapping, Murder Of Israeli Soldier; Representative For PA President 'Abbas: 'The Two Prisoners Are A National Example'


Israeli forces detain Palestinian, injure another as settlers visit holy site in Nablus


Unvetted Palestinian Authority Workers Trusted to Install IDF Security Camera Network (Israel Defense Forces)


Palestinian Authority President Abbas: 'This Has Been Our Land Since... The Canaanites'; Since Cromwell, Israel Has Been 'A Colonialist Enterprise' Unconnected With Judaism; 'We Won't Accept America As Mediator With Israel'; PLO Must 'Reexamine The Agreements' With Israel; We Will Not Call For A Military War With Israel – Whoever Has [Weapons] – Go Ahead And Do It... I'm With You


Israeli TV: Abbas fury a response to Saudis revealing Trump’s pro-Israel plan


South African activist: Israel's BDS blacklist will harm peace process


IDF soldier detained for calling to avenge rabbi killed in terror attack


Having Missed The Boat, Palestinian Authority Is Sinking


Abbas couldn’t make peace with the Jews; he believes his own lies about us


Israel orders 19 Palestinians to administrative detention


Abbas’s speech is a grenade in the Israeli right’s lap


Trump Administration Makes Good on Threat, Cuts Payment to UNRWA


Mossad intelligence led to German raids on Iranian spies — report


UN chief 'very concerned' over American cut to UNRWA


Air Force appoints first female commander of aviation squad


Israeli forces detain 8 Palestinian minors, including 11-year-old, during raids


IDF rolls out new dummy grenades after accident wounds soldier


Likud MK welcomes U.S. cut to UNRWA


Can an Israeli-Saudi Détente Work?


13-year-old boy killed, 8 injured, as cars collide with camel


PLO decides, but Abbas implements   (“Palestine” Liberation Organization (PLO)


CIA report reveals budding Tehran-PLO relationship in 1979





Japan says China sent nuclear-powered sub to disputed isles


Japan sends mistaken N. Korean missile alert





Studies: Marijuana Legalization May Reduce Mexican Drug Crime, Increase Tax Revenue




If Women Want A Family, They Need To Prioritize Marriage Above Their Careers




Do Americans Still Believe In Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream?





Russia 'Collusion' Took Up One-Fifth of Media's 90 Percent Negative Trump Coverage in 2017




Trump Administration Plans To Help States Implement Work Requirements for Medicaid




Wanted terrorist Abdullah Al-Qalaf killed in eastern Saudi Arabia


Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile launched by Houthi militia from Yemen


Bahrain: Radar tracks show Qatari jets flying by Emirati airliners




1st  SFAB combat advisor teams train for upcoming Afghanistan deployment


Here's how the F-35 fighter could help shoot down a North Korean nuke


Army scientists improve human-agent teaming by making AI agents more transparent


Summer of deadly ship crashes destroys a Navy officer’s career


U.S. developing new nuclear weapons to counter Russia, China


U.S. Confirms It’s Training Kurdish Recruits in Syria




NAACP says no racial justice without fighting global warming


Corruption of MLK’s legacy




Pakistan frees pro-Taliban leader on 'health grounds'


Pakistan being made scapegoat as US was not winning in Afghanistan: Defence Minister


Four Pakistan Army soldiers martyred by Indian shelling


Bill Gates Foundation to increase financial aid for Pakistan


The United States and Pakistan: Best Frenemies Forever? 





Thousands more flee volcano as it spurts lava skyward




Rush Limbaugh: Reporters who are ‘near tears’ over Trump ignored Obama’s ‘sh—show’ comments




Coldest village on Earth: Residents of Siberian settlement unfazed by -62C temperatures (Video)


Russia's new torpedo carrying 100-megaton nuclear warhead nullifies USA's Prompt Global Strike


Moscow condemns murder of Serbian politician in Kosovo


Report about USSR's unique lunar mission declassified


Russian FM attacks Trump, U.S. over Iran, Jerusalem  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: Read: In curious first, Russia recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital .)


Fading Trump-Putin trust derails de-escalation zones on Syria’s borders with Israel, Jordan (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)





New Jersey to Start Statewide Gun Buyback Program


New Jersey Bans Bump-Fire Stocks, Orders Their Surrender


Use Pot — Even Medical Marijuana — and Lose Your Second Amendment Rights





Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham: Let's end this 's-show' on immigration  (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)


Majority of Tammy Baldwin’s (D-Wisconsin)Campaign Contributions From Outside Wisconsin


In Every Way, Jeff Flake’s Trump-Stalin Comparison Is Absurd (US Senator of Arizona Jeff Flake (R) 


Report: Democrats are one vote shy of overturning net neutrality decision


Chelsea Manning Runs for a Senate Seat


Five Senate races worth watching in 2018


Durbin asserts Trump said 'shithole countries,' disputing Republicans' account  (US Senator of Illinois Richard Durbin (D)


McCaskill Frustrated With Dems Mulling WH Runs Trying to Appease Party Base Rather Than Making Spending Deal  (US Senator of Missouri Claire McCaskill (D)


Bill Nelson Was Okay With Offshore Drilling When Obama Proposed It  (US Senator of Florida Ben Nelson (D)


Axelrod Knocks Flake Over Comparing Trump to Stalin: Is That an ‘Appropriate Analogy?’ Senate Hearing Will Examine If Medicaid Has Made Opioid Crisis Worse





U.S. to Send More Special Forces to Korea During Olympics


Defense ministry boosts intelligent surveillance cameras for military


What flag should Koreas march under at Olympic ceremony?


Seoul public transport free on Wednesday


Education Ministry to re-examine controversial ban on English lessons for preschoolers


Gov't cryptocurrency messages too confusing


One-third of Korea’s smartphone users to make mobile payments in 2018


South Korea to be freed from EU tax haven blacklist: report


Gov't cryptocurrency messages too confusing


President Moon's 2017 salary: 225 million won




People Are Still Yearning for Independence in Barcelona





NFL’s kneeling comes to abrupt halt: Protesters miss playoffs 




Cuomo Seeks New York Tax Revisions to Thwart Federal Changes  (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)


New California declares "independence" from rest of state


New Jersey Outlaws Drunk Droning


The South hunkers down for wintry mix of snow and ice




Tillerson calls for enforcement of UN sanctions to compel North Korea into denuclearization   (US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson)


State Department: If You Visit North Korea, 'Draft A Will'




Trump asks Supreme Court to overturn DACA program




Teacher killer sentenced 


Qantas changes website to reclassify Taiwan and Hong Kong as Chinese territories


Senior Taiwanese man diagnosed with listeriosis hospitalized for treatment  





164 Companies Credit Tax Reform for Bonuses and Pay Raises




Nebraska: Islamic State propaganda found near Elm Creek city center





Trump's Threat to Leave NAFTA Worries Canada, Mexico






Global survey finds Turkey no longer a free country


Turkey says U.S. 'stabbed us in the back' by aligning with Kurds on Syrian border


Erdogan says Turkish operation in Syria's Afrin to be supported by rebels (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)





FTSE 100 ends lower, pulling back further from record


The 'Special Relationship' is in Trouble


U.K. inflation eases, but stays above BOE target


Government May Take Disabled Girl Away From Her Parents, Who are Suing Doctors For Withdrawing Her Treatment


UK Scrambles Jets to Intercept Russian Bombers


EU still open to Britain changing mind on Brexit


Britain’s Carillion Collapses, Forcing Government to Step In




Pope Francis begs forgiveness for Chile sex abuses




Iran Exploits Crisis to Expand Into Venezuela




Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Sarah Sanders: Dems Holding Military Spending 'Hostage' Over DACA  (White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders)


As Shutdown Talk Rises, Trump's Immigration Words Pose Risks for Both Parties


Someone is lying about that 'shithole' meeting


Officials Warned Jared Kushner About Friendship With Wendi Deng Murdoch: Report


Why Did President Trump Really Extend the Iran Nuclear Deal Again?


Trump showed ‘excellent’ health overall and did well on cognitive test,  top White House doctor says


Trumpist Populism Mounts a Ferocious Comeback with the Immigration Debate


President Trump Proclaims Religious Freedom Day: “Don’t Force Americans to Choose Between Their Faith and the Law”


The Bad Ideas Behind Attacks on Trump’s Blunt Truth


Trump can’t be racist because he had a TV show: Sanders (White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders)


10 Thoughts on the President and the 'S---hole Countries'


Trump to PC: “No More!”


Swamp Claims Trump Is Crazy as Russia Conspiracy Theory Fails



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