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Saturday, March 16, 2019

 

CELEBRATING 242 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Todayْs Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

As of Today, Abortion Is Effectively Banned in Kentucky

 

Christian conservatives in Trump administration build global ...

 

Georgia 'heartbeat bill' spurs strong debate about abortion

 

Tennessee City Officials Are Using Zoning Rules to Erode Access to ...

 

New Mexico Senate upholds dormant ban on abortion

 

Indiana moves to expanding religious objection to abortion

 

'Shrill' writer Lindy West on the importance of show's abortion scene

 

A Wave Of New Bills Would Ban Abortion Before Most Women Even ...

 

Arkansas Senate OKs new requirement for abortion doctors

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

How Much Has the War in Afghanistan Cost and What Should That Mean for the Future?

 

 

AFRICA

 

An exhibit in South Africa recalls the exodus of Ethiopian Jews to Israel

 

Investigators find key evidence in crash of Boeing 737 Max 8 in Ethiopia

 

Cyclone kills 150 in Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe

 

New Evidence in Ethiopian Crash Points to Connection to Earlier Disaster

 

AUSTRALIA

 

Australian Senator Slaps Teen For Cracking An Egg On The Back Of His Head During Live Interview

 

Australia provided fertile ground for Islamophobic culture, experts say

 

 AVIATION

 

How a 50-year-old design came back to haunt Boeing with its troubled 737 Max jet

 

CANADA

 

Canada's Big 5 bank CEOs earn $54M in 2018

 

Canada sanctions more Russians over Ukraine

 

Canada's debt crisis: Is the federal debt as bad as it appears?

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

The West is pushing back against China. It's working

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

U.S. struggles for a path forward with North Korea as tensions mount

 

CONGRESS

 

Dems prepare next steps after Trump's veto

 

COURTS

 

Judges give thumbs-up to pastors' housing allowance

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

MS-13 members stabbed teen 100 times, set body on fire: police

 

Gambino crime boss shook hitmanْs hand before murder

 

NYPD says suspect taken into custody in killing of reputed Gambino crime boss

 

Body found on roadside believed to be abducted 2-year-old girl: Police

 

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Naked politics is driving Albany Democrats

 

Students confront Clinton over remarks about Omar

 

Don Trump Jr. Defends Chelsea Clinton After She's Harassed At Vigil

 

Chelsea Clinton Apologizes To Students Who Blame Her For NZ Attack

 

ECONOMY

 

Goldman Sachs CEO reveals the valuable job skill he's finding 'less and less'

 

EDUCATION

 

Adam Smith's Prescription for Education

 

Jefferson, Adams, and the Hope of Liberal Education

 

If Your Child Came Home From College A Leftist...

 

Audacious college admissions scandal left so many red flags missed by so many

 

Two-time poet laureate and winner of two Pulitzers dies at 91

 

Lynn Swann says USC was ّblindsidedْ by actions of administrator

 

ELECTORAL COLLEGE

 

Colorado Joins 11 States Agreeing to Ditch Electoral College for Popular Vote

 

ELECTION 2020

 

O'Rourke says he'll be 'more thoughtful' in talking about his family

 

Bernie Sanders left with stitches after bathroom scare

 

Bernie advocated 100% tax, nationalizing companies

 

The Latest: O'Rourke sorry for teen writing, wife comment

 

FOREIGN POLICY

 

Jeb: ّOur Friends No Longer Believe That They Can Trust the U.S.ْ

 

FRANCE

 

Videos: Champs-Elysees' designer stores and restaurants looted and burned

 

Yellow vest protesters ransack Paris boutiques and restaurants

 

GERMANY

 

German team to wear anti-racism shirts after Israeli playerْs anti-Semitic abuse

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Beto, climate change and the end of the world

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shows off pushup skills on Instagram  (US Representative of New York Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Democrat Socialist)

 

Ocasio-Cortez trashes prayer

 

Why Pelosiْs majority doesnْt dare set real priorities  (Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Inaccurately Calls Trumpْs Travel Ban A ّMuslim Banْ

 

IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

Illegal immigrant charged with biting off ICE officerْs fingertip

 

IRAN

 

US Navy veteran held in Iran gets 10 years, lawyer says

 

ISRAEL

 

Special: Meet the Israeli pilots who attacked Gaza

 

Likud minister: I donْt buy claim rockets fired at Tel Aviv were a mistake

 

At least 6 Palestinians said among dead in New Zealand shooting

 

Top defense aid said to testify that PM okayed sale of advanced subs to Egypt (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Hamas violently disperses demonstrators on 3rd  day of internal protests

 

What will it take for the Israeli-Polish crisis to end? - analysis

 

Man Sets Self on Fire in Gaza over Hamas Policies

 

Shin Bet head works towards truce with Hamas in Cairo - report

 

After phone hacking, Likud claims Iran pushing for Gantz, Lapid to win election

 

Calm restored after Israel-Hamas flareup

 

Polish Pres. to ّPostْ: Israel started the crisis and it needs to end it

 

 

MEDIA

 

Black editor who took over newspaper that had urged Klan to 'ride again' steps down

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Will assault drones become a frequent presence in Mideast skies?

 

 

MILITARY

 

Chairman of Joint Chiefs: Google wonْt work with Pentagon but offers 'direct benefit' to Chinaْs PLA

 

Marines donْt want to show what happens when propaganda stops and combat begins

 

Senator: Shanahan fails to deliver list of military projects under threat of losing funding

 

Snowmobiler strikes landed Black Hawk from Fort Drum

 

?Stop looking at these kids as heroes,? says veteran who made documentary featuring wartime footage of Marines

 

Why do so many Medals of Honor go to servicemembers of Irish descent? One recipient has a theory

 

Former 'Lizzie McGuire' actress Carly Schroeder is joining the Army

 

Sailor who tried to kill wife with poison sentenced to three life terms

 

Affidavit: Foreign national's insistence on touring Fort Bragg 'special operations facility' led to gate closure

 

NEW ZEALAND

 

Death toll rises to 50 in New Zealand mosque shootings

 

New Zealand massacre suspectْs stops included North Korea, Pakistan, reports say

 

Suspect was prepared to continue attack, PM says

 

Mosque killer: I'm a socialist 'eco-fascist'

 

New Zealand mosque shooter narrated attack that killed 49

 

Shooter obsessed with neo-Nazi ideology kills 49 in New Zealand

 

Massacre Highlights Global Reach of White Extremism

 

Extremism knows no borders as white supremacy violently rears its head in New Zealand

 

Suspect charged with murder; prime minister vows gun laws will change

 

The New Zealand shooting put the mediaْs Islamophobia problem on display yet again

 

Analysis: Suspect, steeped in online culture, knew how to make his massacre go viral

 

Suspected gunman was a globetrotting Australian unknown to authorities

 

Horror in Christchurch

 

How alleged New Zealand mosque shooter went from world traveler to hatemonger

 

New Zealand Attack Shows Us That Tribal Score-Settling Has Infected the West

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan's crackdown on militants fails to convince sceptics

 

Pakistan can show seriousness by handing over Dawood, Salahuddin: Sources

 

Pakistan needs to stop harbouring terrorists, prevent cross-border attacks: US

 

Pakistanْs F-16s Battled Soviet Jetsùand Shot Down the Future Vice President of Russia

 

Pakistan womens' march organisers highlight online death threats

 

POLITICAL CORRECTNESS

 

The PC censors target a lesbian author

 

 

PRODUCT RECALL

 

Food banks among recipients of Butterball turkey recalled in salmonella outbreak

 

RACISM

 

NYC human rights panel launches 'While Black' campaign to combat racism

 

RADIO

 

Limbaugh suggests without evidence that New Zealand attacker is 'a leftist'

 

Limbaugh: GOP doesn't need answer to every wild idea

 

RUSSIA 

 

Russia Says It Will Respond to New EU Sanctions

 

Russia at UN raps US over South Sudan peace deal

 

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

North Carolina County Declares Itself a 'Gun Sanctuary'

 

SENATE

 

Yes, there is a national emergency, and it's killing us

 

Watch: Sen. Susan Collins Explains Just Why 12 Republicans Voted Against Trumpْs Emergency Declaration

 

 

SLAVERY

 

DNA on ancient tobacco pipe links Md. slave site to West Africa

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

Guns seized from father, son who threatened Jewish institution in Argentina

 

SOUTH KOREA  

 

South Korea-funded solar energy project brings power to Honduras' rural poor

 

United States : US requests consultations with South Korea under trade deal

 

SPORTS

 

At Yale, a Crooked Soccer Coach Becomes an Enigma

 

STATES

 

Colorado governor signs national popular vote bill into law

 

?Bomb cyclone? produces flooding that threatens Nebraska nuclear plant

 

Farmer, 50, died trying to rescue a stranger from floodwaters

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Race and the death penalty: Supreme Court to hear case of Curtis Flowers, tried six times for quadruple murder

 

SYRIA

 

US blames Russia, Damascus after strikes in Syriaْs Idlib

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey releases CCTV of Christchurch terror suspect in Istanbul

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

Brexitْs in trouble because Britainْs political class never wanted it

 

UK Labour lawmaker apologizes for posting anti-Semitic caricature

 
WHITE HOUSE

 

Trump backs call for Mueller report to be made public: ّPlay along with the game!ْ

 

Meghan McCain has sharp response to Trump's tweet about her late father

 

Trump stamps veto on ّrecklessْ attempt to stop wall construction

 

?Easy target?: Pence takes barbs from all sides as he stays loyal to Trump

 

Trump says voters will ّLOVEْ senators who backed his wall

 

Trump sends the wrong message on New Zealand. World leaders must denounce the attack.

 

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)

 

WHO says Ebola in Congo could be stopped by September

 

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