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Saturday, January 21, 2017






In Today’s Issue: 




Long-awaited abortion pill Mifegymiso makes Canadian debut


Excluded pro-life group slams Women's March organizers


Abortion Rates Halve When Women Have to Travel Extra 100 Miles to Clinic: Study


Andrew Cuomo to Widen Access to Free Abortion and Contraception (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)


To march or not? Some women are staying away because of a rift over abortion


Abortion foes dig in as numbers hit historic low


State asks federal judge to reject abortion law challenge (Florida)


A politically important group of women feels completely unwelcome at the Women’s March on Washington


‘Abortion May Be Legal But…’: The Uneven Promise of ‘Roe’




Afghanistan's Abdullah Welcomes Trump's Commitment To Troops  (Afghanistan's Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah)




U.S. Removes Libya From List of Zones With Looser Rules for Drone Strikes


Yahya Jammeh says he will step down in The Gambia


Facing threat of military intervention, Gambia’s president agrees to leave





How the 'Alt-Right' Came to Dominate the Comments on Trump's Facebook Page


Richard Spencer, Alt-Right leader, gets sucker-punched at Trump inauguration





Personal Health




Trump’s inauguration rabbi targeted by anti-Semitic messages




Arab world reacts to Trump inauguration




What Donald Trump Should Do in Asia




55-year-old scuba diver mauled by shark, takes boat to island


Girlfriend of driver 'feared for her life'


Baby dies, takes CBD rampage death toll to five


Melburnians struggle to contain emotions day after horror




Like Trump, Kevin O'Leary only needs voters to take him seriously: Aaron Wherry


Trump, Trudeau talk economy and exports in first contact since inauguration  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


Canadians shouldn’t pay for B.C.’s bad behaviour


Humber College mystery illness has now affected nearly 200 people, health officials say


Canadians say they were blocked at the border


Canadian court issues ruling in legal battle between Ecuadorian villagers and oil giant Chevron


Death strikes First Nations community, once a leader in suicide prevention


Marijuana growers look to cut costs as prices fall





Women's March: Half a million people descend on Washington to resist Trump


For some Jewish millennials, anti-Trump march is a first step


Madonna Drops F-Bombs at Anti-Trump Rally: ‘I’ve Thought a Lot About Blowing Up the White House’


41st  President Bush shows improvement in ICU, doctors may release wife Sunday


Women's march: Cathartic moment or enduring movement?


Day after Trump sworn in, hundreds of thousands protest presidency in celeb-studded march


Madonna gives profanity-laced speech at Women's March in Washington


Washington Is Now a Three-Party Town


The Women’s March on Washington: What to Watch For


Women’s March on Washington shapes up to be a star-studded event


After inauguration chaos, thousands of women set to march on DC


Women's March on Washington aims to launch a movement


Why women are marching on Washington


Women's March will send message to Trump: Wendy Sherman


My wife died just after the election. I’m attending the Women’s March for her.


Trump's sex accusers will speak at Women's March




Washington's approach could spell disaster in Puerto Rico





Trump moves to ease intel community tensions with CIA visit


'Unbelievably tone dead': David Axelrod slams Trump's 'thin-skinned rant' at CIA


Trump's CIA nominee says he's open to waterboarding


Obama CIA director slams Trump's 'self-aggrandizement'




China now the unlikely champion of free trade in the Trump era




The Caste System in the Modern Company  (It doesn't go well for the CEO when he decides that his employees are the untouchables.)




‘Star Trek’ Copyright Settlement Allows Fan Film to Proceed




DC police arrest activist seen on Project Veritas video plotting stink bomb attack on pro-Trump DeploraBall


Suspect in custody in shooting at protest outside Breitbart editor event


What I saw at the anti-Trump riot in DC


Why leftists turned Inauguration Day violent


Man shot during protest of speech by far-right Breitbart writer




Inaugural shows ‘The Resistance’ is an attack on democracy




Clinton, Democrats show support for Women's March on Washington


Clinton Foundation Scandal


Hillary Clinton Email Scandal Explained


Weather trumps Obama: His last flight on the presidential plane is diverted from Palm Springs by poor visibility after three attempts to land fail


One last lecture as he waves goodbye: Obama flies off from DC with blast at his successor - referring to Trump as a 'comma in the continuing story of building America'




Trump's first executive action: Cancel Obama's mortgage premium cuts





Interior Department Reactivates Twitter Accounts After Temporary Ban





DOJ: Trump can hire son-in-law as adviser


Most arrested protesters will be charged with felony rioting, feds say


Feds want to lock up El Chapo for life


Prosecutors Offer Glimpse of Case Against ‘El Chapo’




As Trump touts U.S. manufacturing, 'Made in America' is losing its luster


A Proven Catalyst For State Economic Success




Second Class in the Classroom  (BLM activists are taking over Philadelphia classrooms.)


Market Forces, Not Ideology, Drive Colleges to Cut American-History Requirements


Mom sues to stop Bible study classes in West Virginia schools


De Blasio has left my daughter in a school ‘desert’   (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio(D)


L. Brent Bozell: Snoozing At Teachers Who Abuse Children


U-Va. president Teresa A. Sullivan to step down in summer 2018




Eight people killed in their home by shell in Egypt's Rafah




How Trump Won: The Inside Story of a Revolution




Energy Prices


Cuccinelli files brief challenging Dominion Power rates




Awash in migrants, Italy steps up deportations for relief


16 killed as bus carrying students crashes and burns in Italy


In the home of NATO and the European Union, dismay as Trump takes power




Obama Official Issues Ammunition Ban for Federal Lands on Last Day in Office




What Might Trump’s Inaugural Mean for American Foreign Policy?




'Europe will wake up in 2017', Le Pen says in Germany


French Far-Right's Le Pen Says Brexit Will Have Domino Effect


Roman Polanski picked for French film panel, sparking outrage


Le Pen Sees Year of 'Awakening' as Europe Nationalists Meet




Merkel vows compromise with U.S. on trade, military spending  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)




Barbara Bush Could Be Discharged Sunday; George H.W. Bush Remains in ICU


George H.W. Bush continues recover in hospital




Tom Price's Challenge: Real Doctors, Fake Prices




Watch: Shia LaBeouf launches 24-hour, four-year anti-Trump project titled ‘HE WILL NOT DIVIDE US’


Silence and the End of Christendom (Martin Scorcese once again examines the collision of Christianity and the world.)



Hollywood stars slam Trump over proposed art funding cuts    (AVIPP COMMENTARY: If this is so important too Hollywood they should start private funding of the arts.)


Celebs show up to DC — to warn Trump against slashing arts





Trump's gay presidency





Rep. Jason Chaffetz on Hillary: Oversight's 'Investigation Continues'  (US Representative of Utah Jason Chaffetz (R)




Why JFK Would Endorse President Trump’s Immigration Proposals




23 dead, many injured as train derails in Andhra Pradesh; rescue on


Pakistan returns Indian soldier Chandu Babulal Chavan who crossed LoC last year


UP elections: Sonia steps in to revive SP-Congress alliance talks


Trump sings ‘My Way’, India fears setback


More Christians being attacked in poll-bound states, claims NGO report





President Trump’s Inauguration Speech- The UN and NATO- Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid


Hyperpolarization on the Internet on Inauguration Day


Trump’s Inaugural Address: Nationalism First


George Will dumps on Trump’s inaugural speech


Why Donald Trump's Inaugural Address Matters


Trump left some of his top issues out of his inaugural address


Overseas, Some React With Alarm to Trump’s ‘America First’ Pledge


Trump's Inaugural address and 2018


Trump uses Inaugural to say: ‘I really mean it’


Is this what we’ve come to, America?


Trump bashers: Inaugural speech 'Hitlerian'


Trump’s inaugural speech was strikingly radical


George W. Bush spent the inauguration battling a poncho


Trump couldn’t see that Friday wasn’t about him


This Trump protester completely lost her mind


What We Saw at Trump’s Inauguration


In his inaugural address, Trump leaves America’s better angels behind


Trump’s Inauguration Was No Woodstock


President Trump orders a standing ovation for Hillary and Bill Clinton - and finally gets them to smile after humiliated couple sit glumly through his swearing-in and hear crowd chant 'lock her up'


'Old dog sticking to his old tricks!' Internet calls out Bill Clinton for 'checking out Ivanka Trump' - until he got busted by Hillary




Trumps end night with cheers from crowds at somewhat lackluster balls


Trump singer missing his cue, leather-clad Irish dancers and the Piano Guys trolling Hillary Clinton by playing 'Fight Song': The awkward moments that filled the inaugural balls


Despite Sabbath, Ivanka Trump and Husband Celebrate Inauguration


Melania, Ivanka and Tiffany Trump all dazzle in their inaugural ball gowns - as it's revealed the First Lady helped design her ivory off-shoulder dress   


President Trump's inaugural balls kick off with performances from The Rockettes and Tony Orlando as tables eagerly await the guest of honor and his first lady




U.S. spies fear allies will stop sharing intel under Russia-friendly Trump




How Muslim Americans plan to resist Trump administration





Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing   (Saturday, January 21, 2017)


Palestinian Authority ‘Congratulates’ President Donald Trump With Mixed Messages


Thousands rally in northern Israel in the wake of demolitions in Umm al-Hiran


Israel Approves Reconstruction for 1,500 Homes in Gaza


Israeli forces shoot, inure 12-year-old boy in Kafr Qaddum clashes


Two men killed in Tel Aviv parking garage shooting


Arabs Attack Israeli Motorists Near Efrat


Two Palestinian bird smugglers detained at border


Netanyahu looks to delay Ma’aleh Adumim annexation bill   (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


'New tactics, same policy of forcible displacement' underway in Umm al-Hiran


CIA: British encouraged Arabs to oppose partition


At Tel Aviv protest, showing that ‘love Trumps hate’


Israel approves reconstruction for 1,500 homes destroyed in 2014 Gaza war


PM reaches out to Iranians, says he’ll discuss regime threat with Trump


FBI, EU fraud authorities hold emergency summit on binary options fraud


Preventing the next terror attack from Israel’s prisons


Thousands of Arab Israelis protest home demolitions, discrimination


Arab leadership to fund reconstruction of demolished buildings


Rivlin congratulates Trump, invites him to Jerusalem  (Israeli President Reuven Rivlin)




When will the peaceful left denounce the ‘anarchist’ thugs?




Spicer accuses media of ‘false reporting’ in fiery briefing


It's been a really bad week for journalism


CNN breathlessly riding along with a bus of women protesters heading to DC


Trump thanks Fox News for praising speech


Top ‘Brexit’ Leader Nigel Farage Joins Fox News




G.O.P. Governors Seek Flexibility on Medicaid and Health Markets




Two ‘terrorists’ blow themselves up in Jeddah





The Manning Commutation’s Vast Hidden Evil


The Cruise Missile Could Be Mattis's Nuclear Crisis   (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)


How the Navy Trained Dolphins to Help Save an Endangered Porpoise


Sig Sauer wins $580M contract to replace Army’s M9 sidearm


Obama denied a pardon in Bowe Bergdahl’s desertion case, lawyer says


Fierce foe of US military bases on Okinawa detained for three months




Security Is Job No. 1




Potatoes don’t deserve their bad rap




Will President Trump restart the drone war in Pakistan?


Bomb blast in Pakistan market kills 20, wounds 50


Bomb Blast Kill 22, Wounds at Least 50 in Northwest Pakistan




Rush: Dems lost because they emphasized differences ('You did not hear Donald Trump sum-divide the people of this country.')




6 ways Trump can advance religious freedom in his first 100 days




Mightier Than the Sword: How Politics Is Tearing Apart PEN Russia  (The expulsion of a prominent writer has split Russia's writer community and brought back ghosts of Soviet censorship.) 


Former Senator DeMint: Russia Needs to See a ‘Strong and Determined U.S.’


Russia’s Lavrov Hopes U.S. Will Send Expert To Syria Talks In Astana   (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Russian Chocolate Factory Owned By Poroshenko To Close, Lay Off 700  (Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko)


‘Months, not weeks’ before a Trump/Putin meeting can be organized – Kremlin


Russia says airstrikes hit IS targets in Syria's Deir ez-Zor province: RIA




Scientists searching for life on nearby ‘super-Earth’





Tom Cotton defends Trump's CIA speech  (US Senator of Arkansas Tom Cotton (R)


Elizabeth Warren fires up women's march in Boston   (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)


John F. Kelly confirmed as homeland security secretary


Senate confirms retired Gen. James Mattis as defense secretary




Piers Morgan's 'Men's March' causes a stir on social media


Trump's dance moves mocked on Twitter




More Shopkeepers Favor Chinese Students for Part-Time Jobs


Koreans join Women's March against new US president





ESPN Offers Their Social Media Sites as Platform for Leftist Activists at Women’s March


No sudden moves: Patriots, Steelers, Packers are models of NFL stability


Tom Brady when asked about Trump call: 'Let's talk about football stuff'


NHL Scoreboard


NBA Scoreboard




Floods sweep southern Calif. in second of three major storms


Tornado Touches Down in Mississippi, Multiple Structures Damaged


State lawmakers need to stop the city ‘bag tax’  (New York)




Blast Causes Deaths in Syrian Camp Near Jordan Border: Monitor


U.S. Airstrike Kills Over 100 Qaeda Fighters in Syria





Purchase of US naval system finalized


Taiwan President congratulates Trump after being sworn in as 45th U.S. President




Terror experts hail Trump promise to wipe out 'radical' Islam





Trump left some of his top issues out of his inaugural address




Does Mnuchin Have Enough Global Financial Market Experience?




Turkish Parliament Approves Draft Bill On Expanding Presidential Powers


46 ISIL militants ‘neutralized’ in northern Syria: Turkish military




British PM May to meet with Trump at White House


Theresa May’s ‘Global Britain’ Is Baloney (British Prime Minister Theresa May)


Britain Opens Investigation After Officers Use Stun Gun on Race Relations Worker


Revealed: Theresa May set to fly out next week to meet Donald Trump


NHS Fifty-two hospitals sent patients elsewhere in busiest week yet


Scotland Street Coffee sends girls to school in Malawi


Homelessness UK council cuts will lead to more people sleeping rough, charities say


Exclusive: Labour set to lose Copeland by-election, party’s own canvass returns reveal


Industrial strategy Skills and infrastructure top priority, say UK firms


Theresa May promises to be ‘very frank’ over importance of EU and Nato with Donald Trump


Donald Trump Protests take place around UK during inauguration


What will life be like under Donald Trump? This Scottish man already knows


UK women gather for anti-Trump march


Buy, George? Osborne to be adviser to world's largest fund manager


Australia eyes relaxed UK immigration


Credit cards Whistleblower wins 13-year campaign against HSBC


Brexiteers in warning to German business




UN: Astana talks must not diminish Geneva efforts




Tens of thousands of protesters spill into Chicago's downtown


Anti-Trump protesters gather from Antarctica to Boston




Pope: I'll judge Trump after we see what he does


The pope and the new president







The Best Presidential Transition In American History


Onetime GOP Trump critic voices support for president's Cabinet picks


First lady visibly moved during national prayer performance


Godspeed, Donald Trump as You Embark on Your Journey


Trump is President: Happy Days Are Here Again


The Unbearable Irrelevance of Trump Haters


From Obama to Trump: No ordinary lurch


America First Begins


Opinion: Trump’s noxious ‘new vision’


Weak vetting led to Cabinet confirmation surprises


President Trump to Attend National Prayer Service


Trump’s inaugural speech marks a sharp break with past — and his party


Trump White House tells agencies to halt regulations


President pledges to strip power from Washington elites, put ‘America first’


Lopez: Beware the politician with simple answers: Trump still divides, and there's a lot at stake


Trump signs executive order that could effectively gut Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate


Trump begins with action on Obamacare, regulation freeze and confirmations


Trump completes hostile takeover of Washington, puts both parties on notice


Trump: A Transformative President?


Fact-checking Trump’s address


Trump's recycled campaign speech made no effort to bring Americans together


Obama hands off the presidency — and the burdens that go with it


President Trump salutes Hillary. No, really


Trump’s first day full of reminders of potential business conflicts


From wise and thoughtful Obama to thin-skinned and mean-spirited Trump


What President Trump Doesn’t Get About America


From Tokyo to Afghanistan, world reacts to Trump's 'America first' speech


Why Trumpism May Not Endure


Donald Trump's list of presidential shortcomings seems bottomless. What do we do now?


Nigel Farage will be made 'unofficial adviser' to Donald Trump, close ally says at glittering party overlooking White House


First online petition to Trump: Release your tax returns


Trump pits himself against Washington


Donald Trump's press secretary defends lack of diversity in Cabinet


Trump forced to give up beloved Android


'Barron will be this country's first homeschool shooter': SNL writer deletes 'tasteless' tweet targeting Trump's youngest son after Twitter users demand she be fired


Trump's talk becomes executive orders


Trump earns praise on social, political,financial fronts


'It means the return of optimism'


5 ways Trump wiped Obama off the White House website


What Should Trump Do First? The Surprising Answer From The IBD/TIPP Poll


Fact check: President Trump's inaugural address


The Obama legacy that no one can, or should, undo


There were a lot of empty seats in the stands along Trump's parade route


Who were Melania and Ivanka wearing at the inaugural ball?


Trump hits Obamacare on 1st hours in office


Michael Reagan: Trump's fighting words rattle Washington


Robert J. Samuelson: Patriotism On Steroids — Trump's Isolationism


Melania wins raves in white inaugural ball gown


George Will: A Most Dreadful Inaugural Address


Trump vows to 'keep the Twitter going'


Thanks, but no thanks for Obama's service


Trump dances to 'My Way' at inaugural ball


Piers Morgan: Your ten stunning minutes of talk shook the world, Mr President. But as you once told me, you have to walk the walk too or the act doesn't play. I pray you will

CNN’s Jake Tapper calls Trump inaugural speech ‘one of the most radical’


'It was busy but good - a beautiful day': Donald Trump enters the Oval Office for the first time as President and immediately signs executive order to 'ease the burden of Obamacare'


Churchill is BACK in the Oval Office: Sculpture of Britain's wartime leader is placed close to Trump after Obama removed the bust eight years ago





Afghan All-Girl Orchestra Performs Before World Leaders At Davos Summit



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