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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 242 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION 

 

Presbyterian Pastor: If Christians “Truly Value Women” They Will Support Abortion

 

Wisconsin Dem Gubernatorial Candidate: Taxpayers Should Pay for Abortions Just Like Tonsillectomies

 

Trump Admin Speeds Up Process of Defunding Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

 

Senate Defunds Beer-Serving Robots, Not Aborted-Baby Parts Research

 

California Assembly Passes Bill to Mandate Free Abortions at All College and University Campuses

 

Choice42 video destroys argument that men should shut up about abortion

 

Waste Company Truck Diver Exposes Incineration of Aborted Babies: “They Get Fried in That Big Heater”

 

Wisconsin Governor Candidate Tony Evers Compares Abortions to Tonsillectomies

 

China Killed So Many People in Population Control It Faces Worker Shortages and Aging Population

 

Trial starts of two gynaecologists who ‘advertise’ abortion services  (Germany)

 

Parents Release Photo of Twins Born at 24 Weeks to Stop Late-Term Abortions(United Kingdom)

 

Kansas City Planned Parenthood Once Again Killing Babies in Abortions

 

Abortion Business Marie Stopes Killed 4.1 Million Babies in Abortions Worldwide Last Year(United Kingdom)

 

United Methodist Church Proposes New Position Statement Saying “We Support Abortion”

 

Abortion, Roe v. Wade at center of Supreme Court nominee debate: What could happen to the landmark law?

 

President Trump Promises to Keep Pushing Pro-Life Values: “Together We Will Defend the Sanctity of Life”

 

Will Oprah Give Equal Time for Women to Shout Their Abortion Regrets?

 

Teen Dies After Battling Cancer, His Last Wish Was for No More Abortions

 

Women In England Will Soon Be Able To Take Abortion Medication At Home

 

 “Abortion” Appears Nowhere in the Constitution So Let’s Approve a Supreme Court Justice Who Knows That

 

Women Suffer From Seizure, Massive Bleeding After Botched Abortions at Chicago Planned Parenthood

 

The Pro-Life Movement Helps People Connect to God With a Child-Like Faith

 

So-Called “Pro-Life” Democrat Introduces Bill Attacking Pregnancy Centers Saving Babies From Abortions  (Michigan)

 

Get Past the Kavanaugh Abortion Debate (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Abortion Activist Hates Pregnancy Centers Because They Save Babies and Help Women

 

South Korea Doctors Stop Doing Abortions After Nation Threatens to Take Their Medical Licenses

 

For Many Women, a World Without Abortion Access Is Already Here

 

Awesome Video “No Uterus No Say” Destroys The Argument That Men Should Have No Say in Abortion

 

Satanist Loses Challenge to Missouri Abortion Rules

 

Christians protest giant statue of Satan at Arkansas capitol building

 

Man Reportedly Killed His Pregnant Ex-Girlfriend Because She Refused to Have Abortion

 

Home abortion now legal in England despite disastrous effects

 

To end abortion, don't ban it. Support families instead.

 

Abortion Business Marie Stopes International Posts Record Income of $382 Million

 

Undaunted by Senate Loss, Argentine Abortion Advocates Forge New Tactics, Coalitions

 

British Government Will Allow Women to Kill Their Babies in Do-It-Yourself Abortions at Home

 

ADOPTION

 

States Must Stop the War on Faith-Based Adoption Agencies

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

China 'building military base in Afghanistan' as increasingly active army grows in influence abroad

 

China is helping Afghanistan set up mountain brigade to fight terrorism

 

Hundreds Killed, Injured in Afghanistan Violence

 

Afghanistan Is Trying to Save Its Child Bombers

 

Moscow's changing role in Afghanistan's stability

 

 

AFRICA

 

Genocide of African tribes was Germany’s Holocaust dress rehearsal, says scholar

 

Kidnapped Nigerian Girl Who Refused To Renounce Her Christian Faith Pleads For Help

 

Gun Grab in South Africa Coming?

 

Immediately After Peace Summit Concludes, Christian Priest And His Family Are Attacked And Burned Alive By Terrorists In Nigeria

 

Under Fire for the Faith in Nigeria

 

Christian Schoolgirl Abducted by Boko Haram Is Still Alive

 

Christian Loses Sight in One Eye in Attack by Muslim Neighbors

 

AMERICA

   

L.A. to rename Rodeo Road after former President Obama

 

1st  day of EMP: 574 dead, $35.7 billion gone, then it gets bad

 

Why Everything Is Wonderful But Nobody’s Happy, And What To Do About It

 

AMTRAK

 

Stalled Amtrak riders moving after nearly 24 hours

 

AUSTRALIA 

 

Australia: Muslim leader says ex-Muslim should be killed for leaving Islam

 

Australian Market Edges Higher

 

Australian dollar tumbles on Westpac rate hike and progress with Brexit talks

 

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Company, Union Deny Embezzlement Scheme Affected Negotiations

 

Ford Teeters Toward Junk With Moody's Warning of Restructuring Risks

 

 

CANADA

 

Toronto stock markets up slightly waiting for NAFTA news

 

Trudeau Has NAFTA Wiggle Room but Will Resist on One Big Issue  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Trudeau has to save the furniture on trade, if not the contents of the fridge

 

Canada says NAFTA agreement possible by Friday, but hard work ahead

 

Slow down, say experts: NAFTA talks with Canada do not need to wrap up Friday to meet U.S. and Mexican deadlines

 

Hey Trudeau- Make the NAFTA deal now! 

 

 Kelly McParland: I wonder how the Liberals will blame the NAFTA mess on Harper(Former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper)

 

Canada says NAFTA agreement possible by Friday, but hard work ahead

 

Canada rejoins NAFTA talks as U.S. autos tariff details emerge

 

Watch: Canada likely will have to give U.S. more access to dairy market to strike NAFTA deal: experts

 

Enquirer's David Pecker leaves board of Canadian media company

 

Terrified hunters huddled around body as polar bears circled

 

On NAFTA, Canadians wonder if they’ve been outmaneuvered by Trump

 

BC launches proposed class-action lawsuit against opioid manufacturers

 

 

CARIBBEAN

 

Puerto Rico's governor admits mistakes, in wake of new death toll

 

Trump: 'Fantastic job in Puerto Rico' after Maria

 

Hurricane Maria caused 2,975 deaths in Puerto Rico, double the previous estimate: Report

 

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

 

STDs rise to record levels in U.S., CDC reports

 

CENTRAL AMERICA 

 

Lawmakers Call for More Sanctions on Nicaragua

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Evangelicals Convince Themselves California Is About to Ban the Bible

 

COMEDY

 

The darkness at the heart of Neil Simon's comedic genius

 

COMMUNIST CHINA  

 

Xi and PLA could join North Korea’s national day parade  (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)

 

China 'keeping wary eye' on US and EU as trade pressure mounts

 

Is China Ending the Pax Americana?

 

Report all of Hillary’s emails were secretly routed to Chinese operatives prompts Trump to demand probe

 

Tomorrow’s Superpower? China’s Naval Build-up Could Oust U.S. from Pacific

 

China's Silicon Valley Threatens to Swallow Up Hong Kong

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Exclusive: Trump promised Kim Jong Un he’d sign an agreement to end the Korean War (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

Korea detente revives North Korean leader's bullet train dreams

 

Storm clouds regather over North Korea-US relations

 

China, North Korea, Nafta: Your Thursday Briefing

 

Denuclearization stalled as Kim outplays Trump

 

Korea detente revives North Korean leader's bullet train dreams

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

Amazon slams Sanders’ ‘inaccurate’ accusations about ‘low’ employee pay  (US Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders (I-Socialist)

 

American Companies Are Raising Prices at a Brisk Pace

 

COURTS

 

Christian Cake Baker Turns the Tables, Sues Colorado for Anti-Religious Bias

 

S.C. church plant sues town for rental ban

 

Judge dismisses all charges against 3 'extremist Muslim' New Mexico compound suspects

 

West Virginia Supreme Court denies Blankenship bid to get on Senate ballot

 

Manafort seeks to move trial out of Washington   

 

Court rules NC congressional districts must be redrawn

 

Judge: Steyer-Backed Measure in AZ Should Be Placed on the Ballot

 

Federal Judge Rules Against Cody Wilson’s Settlement with State Dept.

 

Judges give national motto solid new protection

 

Teacher called ‘Kim Kardashian’ by students pleads guilty to sex acts with boys

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

 Man arrested in murder of Playboy model

 

Arrest of Iranian Spies in U.S. Just ‘Tip of the Iceberg,’ Lawmaker Warns

 

Georgia mom arrested for allegedly shooting, killing her 2-year-old daughter: reports

 

Teen who vanished after witnessing dad's murder discovered in basement

 

More than $7M worth of marijuana seized during Wyoming traffic stop

 

Innocent Lives Matter

 

Two black pastors were waiting for help with a flat tire. A sheriff’s deputy asked if they had guns or drugs.

 

Headless corpse found in fish tank at home of missing man

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

MS-13 gang member arrested after he re-entered US illegally, Border Patrol says

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

What Happened To The DNC Investigation Of Keith Ellison’s Alleged Domestic Abuse?  (Democratic National Committee Deputy Chairman Keith Ellison)

 

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Florida Dem Gubernatorial Candidate Wants to Increase Corporate Tax Rate to Highest in Region

 

Chicago 1968: The Night the Democratic Party Died

 

Florida Dem who scored upset primary victory haunted by city's corruption probe

 

Cuomo Suspended Investigation Shortly After Receiving Donation From Former Weinstein Lawyer’s Firm  (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)

 

Cynthia Nixon battles Andrew Cuomo over ‘sexist’ debate hall temperature 

 

The protesters have become the Democratic Party

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

The Department of Education Wildly Overestimates the Number of School Shootings

 

NPR: Department of Education Wildly Overstates Number of School-Related Shootings in New Survey

 

The feds' faulty school shootings data and other comments 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Russian Hackers, Indicted in Mueller Investigation, Targeted Orthodox Clergy  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Russian oligarch, Justice Department and a clear case of collusion

 

Is the Deep State Winning?

 

EARTHQUAKE

 

'It was like if somebody had grabbed' the house: 4.4 quake rattles Southland  (California)

 

ECONOMY

 

Wall Street extends rally, tech leads S&P, Nasdaq to record highs

 

S&P 500, Nasdaq rally to fourth straight record close

 

Technology Shares Surge as U.S. Stocks Pad Records: Markets Wrap

 

U.S. second-quarter GDP growth raised to 4.2 percent

 

Gold prices settle lower after upbeat data on the U.S. economy

 

Asia shares eke out gains, dollar befuddled by trade doubts

 

Asia Stocks Mixed After Rally; Treasuries Steady: Markets Wrap

 

U.S. consumer confidence races to near 18-year high

 

U.S. second-quarter GDP growth raised to 4.2 percent

 

Bitcoin stumbles, dips back below $7,000

 

Here are the biggest winners in the stock market’s hottest sector in August

 

EDUCATION

 

Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Joins Faculty Of Private College In Arizona

   

Student allegedly rips MAGA hat off classmate's head, slaps teacher

 

W&L Won't Move Events From Lee Chapel

 

Title IX Complaint Filed Against Feminist Professor Who Tells Women to ‘Hate Men’

 

Building Momentum Behind Prison Education

 

Brown University Censors Gender Dysmorphia Study

 

‘TERF’ War

 

'We are the clouds from which the snowflakes fell': Mike Rowe takes on college kids' stress

 

Killing Colleges in Massachusetts

 

Video: Violence In Our Schools

 

Tweeting on the Front Lines

 

High schooler arrested after alleged freakout over pro-Trump cap

 

The Pulse: The Blackboard Ultra (Conversion) Experience

 

Stupid student assignment: Pick who dies — homosexual, orphan or Muslim

 

Bombshell suit alleges Columbia dean coerced student into sex

 

EGYPT

 

Egyptian Writer: The Danish Niqab Ban Is Legitimate

 

Egypt’s president: ‘Strong will’ to find Italian’s killers

 

Egypt’s tourism revenue jumps 77 pct in first half — government official

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Forecasters Adjust After Trump Election Broke the Rules

 

Soros-Backed Priorities USA Requests 2016 Ballots Via ‘United Impact Group’

 

 

ELECTION 2018

 

Trumpism, progressivism triumph in Tuesday's primaries

 

David Bossie: What Trump-backed candidates' wins mean for November

 

Dems High Water Mark Could Be This November.

 

25-year-old Mexican-American Jewish woman wins in Arizona primary

 

Arizona Gov. Ducey to face Democratic educator in November

 

Trump’s choice and a liberal favorite win Fla. gubernatorial nods; McSally wins GOP race to replace retiring Sen. Flake

 

Andrew Gillum wins Florida governor primary in upset victory for the left

 

Sanders-backed Tallahassee Mayor Gillum wins Dem race for governor in upset, to take on DeSantis

 

Dem Gubernatorial Candidate: Gov’t Should Pay for Universal Health Care for Illegal Immigrants

 

Steyer, Soros spearhead $650K cash infusion for Gillum in Florida governor's race  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: Florida beware!)

 

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez  (Democrat candidate US Representative of New York  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Socialist)/Gillum Tweet-Scroll Down)

 

 

ELECTION 2020

 

Trump’s 2020 chances narrow as resistance holds firm: ‘He’s got his base, and that’s all he’s got’

 

ENERGY

 

Oil tallies highest finish of the month as U.S. crude supplies fall more than expected

 

Energy Prices

 

U.S. energy companies fume over rejected steel tariff exemptions

 

California Assembly advances 100% clean energy bill

 

Florida’s stubborn red tide is killing wildlife, tourism and businesses

 

Mideast oil to trade through Shanghai crude futures contract

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European shares end higher, but U.K. stocks fall as pound spikes

 

Netherlands: Knife-wielding Muslim screaming “Allahu akbar” menaces shoppers, attacks police

 

Hungary’s PM Orban calls Italy’s Matteo Salvini his “hero,” vows to help Italy defend its borders

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

What professor really told FBI about Trump, Russia and Papadopoulos 

 

FBI Uses News Stories Based on Its Leaks to Justify FISA Warrants, Says GOP

 

Gregg Jarrett: Comey, Ohr's scheme to clear Clinton, damage Trump  (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

Whistleblower: FBI-Russia probe 'was all a set-up'

 

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)

 

Blood pressure drug recalled over potentially life-threatening label mix-up

 

FRANCE

 

France warns diplomats against non-essential travel to Iran after foiled bomb plot

 

Drama on high seas as France-U.K. "Scallop Wars" escalate

 

French MPs want new tax to tackle France's salt addiction

 

French business leaders warn Macron they are running out of patience

 

GERMANY

 

Germany: Muslims screaming “Allahu akbar” and “We’ll kill you all” storm hip club, stone clubgoers

 

Golden statue of Erodgan set up by artists in Wiesbaden removed after friction   (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Löw says 'no racism' at German FA as he cuts players for France clash

 

Escaped three-metre anaconda shuts down swimming lake near Düsseldorf

 

GOOGLE

 

The Destructiveness of Google's New Self-Destructing Emails


Study affirms Google search results lean left

 

Now on table: Regulating Google, says Trump adviser

 

We should all be worried about Google's power

 

GOP

 

Florida's GOP gubernatorial nominee says a vote for his black opponent would 'monkey this up'  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: Race baiting.  Ron DeSantis is not a racist.  The only way a Democrat can win an election is through identity politics.   The Democrats elected a radical Democratic socialist and know his ideas and policies will fail.  Their only hope for victory is the personal destruction of DeSantis.) 

 

Florida's GOP gubernatorial nominee says a vote for his black opponent would 'monkey this up' 

 

The Fascination of Steve Bannon

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

If Obamacare Succeeded, Why Berniecare?

 

Trump administration to pay New York, Minnesota close to half a billion dollars for lost health-care funds

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Single-Payer Health Care: The More Coloradans Knew, the Less They Liked It

 

Man loses arm after getting flesh-eating infection from common food

 

Toxic Antibiotics

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

There Should Be a Trump Impeachment Vote – and Republicans Should Schedule It

 

Rep. Ratcliffe: Bruce Ohr Named Senior FBI, DOJ Officials Who Knew About His Involvement With Christopher Steele

 

Ohr Testimony Suggests a Key Witness Lied to Congress, Lawmakers Say

 

Pelosi: ‘Trump is So Afraid’ of ‘LGBTQ Numbers That Will Be Added to The Ranks in Democratic Party’  (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Meadows (R-NC) Parts Ways With Trump on Syria Aid

 

Harder Campaigns With Bay-Area Rep. Lee While Skipping Debates

 

New York Dem Flip Flops on Support for National Gun Registry After Primary Win

 

Rep. Issa (R-California): Ohr Testimony Creates Link Between People ‘Desperate to Stop’

 

The Democrats' Entire Agenda After The Midterms: Investigate Trump, 24/7

 

DSCC Paid David Brock for Research Despite Leaders Wanting Party to Drop Him

 

Here Are The Questions Bruce Ohr Needs To Answer In His Testimony Before Congress

 

House Republicans say Ohr interview escalates surveillance concerns

 

Court ruling against North Carolina districts could leave House control in limbo until 2019

 

Bruce Ohr to lawmakers: FBI doubts credibility of anti-Trump dossier

 

Socialist 'It' Candidate Ocasio-Cortez Rips 'Unregulated' Uber, Then Spends $4,000 On ... Uber (Democrat candidate US Representative of New York  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Socialist)

 

Kirkpatrick makes comeback by winning Arizona Democratic House primary

 

'Somebody's lying' about anti-Trump dossier

 

Ex-CIA House candidate accuses GOP super PAC of obtaining her security application


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

ICE Raids Texas Factory, Detains 160 Illegal Migrants

 

INDIA

 

India replaced its currency to wipe out illegal money stashes. Now the central bank says it didn’t work.

 

Crunch time for India at meet on mega free-trade agreement

 

India Will Launch Its Own Astronauts to Space by 2022, Government Says

 

Protests in India as rights activists placed under house arrest

 

Washington Warns of Sanctioning India Over Russian Missile System

 

IRAQ

 

Yazidi genocide survivors say ISIS supporters returning to northern Iraq

 

IRAN

 

Iranians pay big bucks for US passports to evade travel ban

 

 

ISLAM 

 

Minnesota: Ex-Muslim arrested, handcuffed over Muslim’s complaint — “Not permitted to discuss religion in the Mall”

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Wednesday, August 29, 2018)

 

'We can cause sirens in central Israel for six months'

 

Former Jordanian PM Abdelsalam Al-Majali Defends Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty, Promises: If We Ever Become Stronger, We Will Take Haifa By Force

 

The joint struggle

 

Manufacturing dissent: Leaked footage reveals US Israel lobby astroturfing student event (Video)

 

Greenblatt: PA should be part of the solution in Gaza

 

The Israel-Hamas Deal: Escape from Oslo

 

Hamas fighters torture 13-year Adham, because he hit son of Hamas military leader

 

Israeli Foreign Ministry to Open Temporary Consulate in Uman for Rosh Hashanah

 

Israel "is undermining the [PA] war on drugs"

 

Israeli dronemaker said to have bombed Armenians for Azerbaijan faces charges

 

The PA: Trump is Shylock!

 

US Haley questions Palestinians' right of return  (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)

 

PA: PMW caused PA leader Rajoub's suspension from FIFA

 

Abbas reiterates call for international peace conference  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

US slams Abbas for trying to torpedo Gaza ceasefire deal

 

Israeli forces use excessive violence towards Silwan residents

 

Ashrawi: 'Legalizing illegal outpost is an outrageous travesty'

 

Netanyahu ignores Putin’s alignment with Tehran against a US-Israeli anti-Iran offensive Iran in Syria  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu/Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

In contrast to Trump, US envoy says Israel won’t pay high price for embassy move

 

'Fauda' and the two-state scenario

 

Taking an Axe to 'Peace Processing'

 

Palestinian Leaders Bet Future on Trump Impeachment

 

Iran hits back at ‘warmonger’ Netanyahu for warning at nuclear site

 

PLO: Court-sanctioned settler land seizure is a war crime

 

'Hard choices' ahead for Palestinian leadership, Greenblatt says

 

Two Israelis, Three Opinions: Should Donald Trump be impeached?

 

Israel renews threat to attack Iran targets in Syria

 

The Anti-Jewish Jews

 

The sparkling waters of the West Bank (Judea and Samaria)

 

Trump Cuts Palestinian Funding

 

JAPAN

 

North Korea still 'serious and imminent threat': Japan

 

Japan holds secret talks with NK: report

 

Trump invokes Pearl Harbor during meeting with Shinzo Abe  (Japanese Prime Minister  Shinzo Abe) 

 

LIBERALISM

 

Confronting the Left's Agenda to Silence Conservative Voices

 

MARIJUANA

 

Toxic pesticides found at most illegal California pot farms

 

MEDIA 

 

CNN’s Don Lemon Defends Antifa: ‘No Organization Is Perfect’

 

CNN scandal shows network cares more about anti-Trump agenda than accuracy, critic says

 

CNN Stands by Phony Story About Trump Jr./Russia Meeting

 

If You Want To Know Why Conservatives Don’t Trust Media, Watch CNN

 

Rachel Maddow surges past Sean Hannity in bad week for Trump

 

CNN slammed after Lanny Davis admits he was source for Trump Tower bombshell; critics say new report left unanswered questions

 

A legendary journalist of Watergate fame faces new questions about a blockbuster Trump piece

 

MSNBC Panelist: You’re “Deluded” if You Still Support President Trump

 

3 Major Problems With NYT’s Story About How The FBI’s Trump Informant Was Outed

 

Behind Craig Melvin’s move to step down from Saturday ‘Today’

 

MEXICO

 

More than 300 vulnerable sea turtles found dead in sea off Mexico

 

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Saudi Arabia's barbaric plan to behead a human-rights activist

 

Missing teen found safe year after witnessing dad’s violent murder: cops

 

Yemeni minister lambasts Iran, Houthis for killing 1,372 children

 

MILITARY

 

Amazing Video: Marines 3D-print concrete barracks in just 40 hours

 

Mattis opposes 'privatizating' Afghan war  (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)

 

Mattis issues warning to Iran: ‘What are they doing in Syria in the first place?’

 

With Ships and Missiles, China Is Ready to Challenge U.S. Navy in Pacific

 

Mattis Says U.S. Won't Suspend More South Korea Military Drills  (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)

 

U.S. army drops charges against chaplain who wouldn’t run ‘marriage’ retreat for lesbians

 

First Vietnamese-American general takes command of US Army Japan

 

No price tag yet for proposed Space Force, Pentagon says

 

Last reunion for famed US WWII unit, Merrill's Marauders

 

Former US Marine arrested after brutal drug-related killing in Taiwan

 

Navy brings back legendary 2nd Fleet to counter rising Russian threat

 

Survivors pay tribute to victims of Ramstein disaster 30 years ago

 

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

 

Astronaut quits NASA training – first in 50 years

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

NATO: Russia Building up Naval Presence in Mediterranean

 

NUTRITION

 

 New weight-loss study to pay participants to eat avocados 

 

PAKISTAN

 

Muhammad cartoon contest in Netherlands sparks Pakistan protests

 

Proposal ready to resolve Kashmir issue: Pakistan minister

 

Pakistan objects to two Indian projects on Chenab River

 

India and Pakistan Fight Together for the First Time, Thanks to Russia and China

 

How a cricket superstar became Pakistan's prime minister

 

POLITICS

 

Sorry, Media, Most Americans Aren’t That Into Politics

 

Politician says she’s being ‘slut shamed’ for Burning Man photos

 

PORNOGRAPHY

 

HBO is out of the adult entertainment business

 

PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

 

Study: Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Had Little Impact

 

PRISONS

 

'Unknown substance' sicks staff members, forces lock down at Pennsylvania state prisons

 

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

Nearly half of US Jews don’t identify with organized religion, study finds

 

Retired pastor threatened with eviction over Bible study  (Fredericksburg, Virginia)

 

 

RUSSIA

 

Militants in Syria’s Idlib Province Must be Liquidated, Says Russia

 

Russia’s fleet to counter US moves ahead of Syrian offensive

 

Siberian 'Mobster' Killed After Attacking Soldiers at Train Station

 

Arms race: Russia to stage largest war games since Cold War

 

Chechen child jihadis: “we shall instill fear and terror in the hearts of the infidels and the apostates”

 

Russia Bans U.S. Environmental Group as Security Threat

 

Reactions To The Russia-Germany Talks – Senator Kosachev: Russia-Germany Dialogue Is As Important As Russia-US Relations

 

SECOND AMENDMENT 

 

California lawmakers approve gun-seizure bill in response to Parkland shooting

 

 

SENATE

 

Ted Cruz Is in the Crosshairs of the Liberals  (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)

 

'He's my hero': Some mourners travel for hours to remember McCain  (The late US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

Sen. Cindy McCain — Supreme Court Spoiler?…(Wife of the late US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

Sarah Palin Not Invited To John McCain's Funeral

 

Schumer: ‘For Too Long We've Relied on GDP Alone as a Bellwether for How Americans Are Faring’  (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)

 

These senators want to make prescriptions cheaper by forcing drug makers to advertise prices

 

Graham says Trump called him after his tribute to McCain  (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)

 

McCain's Vietnam cellmate describes reaction to candidate Trump's POW comments

 

John McCain’s wife floated among possible successors after GOP senator’s death

 

How John McCain's patriotism can still win out over Trump's nationalism

 

McSally, Sinema wins Arizona Senate primary, to face off for Flake seat

 

Vukmir Hits Baldwin Over Vote for Lighter Sentencing for Child Sex Offenders (US Senator of Wisconsin Tammy Baldwin (D)

 

Bill Nelson Falsely Implies Florida Shooters Did Not Undergo Background Checks  (US Senator of Florida Bill Nelson (D)

 

Sen. Tina Smith’s Husband Has $1 Million in Bermuda Hedge Fund   (US Senator of Minnesota Tina Smith (D)

 

Google CEO slammed by lawmakers for declining to testify at Senate hearing

 

Senate cuts work week short after nominations deal

 

Senate confirms seven more of Trump’s judges

 

GOP urges go-slow approach on McCain tributes, pumps brakes on renaming building

 

Well, at Least Sheriff Joe Isn’t Going to Congress

 

 

SOCIALISM

 

What to Do About the Growing Popularity of Socialism

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Social Media’s Conservative Suppression Move All Howl No Teeth

 

Dozens of Facebook employees challenge 'intolerant' liberal culture

 

Poll: Facebook at Risk of Losing 32% of Conservative Users

 

Instagram Makes Free Speech Disappear  (Company owned by Navy SEALs banned for criticizing NFL kneelers.)

 

Soros Buys Millions in Facebook, Twitter Stocks After Bashing Tech Companies

 

Fighting Political Desegregation With a Digital First Amendment

 

Trump Warns Google, Facebook and Twitter to ‘Be Careful’

 

Google-Facebook spreading fake news, censoring truth

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Flash Floods Wreak Havoc in Capital

 

Chinese military jet enters South Korea air defense zone

 

SPORTS

 

LeBron James Says He Lost Popularity for Speaking Out on Social Issues, But That Won’t Stop Him

 

U.S. Open accused of sexism after female player penalized

 

Taxpayers Strike Out When Forced to Pay for Billionaires’ New Stadiums

 

NFL anthem-kneelers could learn a thing or two from J.J. Watt

 

ESPN appeared to be moving away from politics until Tiger Woods slam

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

California will no longer require defendants to post bail to be released before trial

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Pompeo Trip Canceled Over 'Belligerent' Letter from N.Korea (US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo)

 

State Dept. on Denuclearization Efforts With North Korea: ‘There Is Progress Being Made,’ but It’s Not ‘Sufficient’

 

China Reportedly Hacked Clinton's State Dept. Emails — Did The FBI Cover That Up, Too?

 

Exclusive Video: DCNF Investigative Reporter Reveals Bombshell Report On Chinese Hacking Of Hillary Clinton’s Server

 

SUICIDES

 

The Suicide Crisis in the U.S. Is Worse Than We Thought

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Kavanaugh Garners Support Among Several Black Harvard Law School Graduates  (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Majority of Americans Unable to Name One Supreme Court Justice

 

CNN Smears Mike Pence, Says He’s a “Christian Supremacist” Eager to “Impose Religion” as President

 

More Than Half the Country’s Attorneys General Have Endorsed Kavanaugh

 

16 states ask Supremes to rein in transgenders

 

SYRIA

 

End of the line for Hay'et Tahrir al-Sham in Syria?

 

Syria’s Idlib province at risk of ‘humanitarian catastrophe’: UN chief

 

TAIWAN 

 

US sending in marines to guard its de facto embassy in Taiwan, whether China likes it or not

 

Former US Intel Chief: Taiwan Should Practice Attacking China’s Liaoning Carrier

 

TERRORISM

 

Here Are Horrifying Things The Media’s Not Showing You From Inside The New Mexico Terrorist Compound

 

TRADE

 

Trump’s New Nafta May Leave His Job and Deficit Pledges Unfulfilled

 

Two cheers for Trump’s trade agreement with Mexico

 

Trump Kills Nafta — But Is Its Replacement Any Better?

 

The best thing about Trump’s trade deal: It could have been much worse

 

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

 

The Treasury Yield Curve Is Finally Going Mainstream

 

TURKEY

 

Broadcaster’s ban on cowboy films puts further strain on US-Turkey relations

 

Turkey detains two more suspects over US embassy shooting

 

Turkish minister sees 'no economic risk' amid US row

 

Turkey has dived headfirst into a 'steep' and 'deep' recession

 

The Myth of Erdogan’s Power   (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Erdogan's 'long arm': The Turkish nationals 'kidnapped

 

UNIONS

 

Survey: 1-in-3 Gov Workers Could Leave Union

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

Mining stocks lead FTSE to log best gain in about 2 weeks

 

British Heat Wave Doesn’t Fully Explain Longer Hospital Waits

 

Aston Martin plans to go public as turnaround picks up speed

 

Jewish Organizations Call on Jeremy Corbyn to Face Anti-Semitism in Labour Party

 

Assange faces threat of eviction, extradition

 

“Assisted Dying” is Simply Another Form of Euthanasia

 

U.K. and EU Drop October Deadline for Brexit Deal

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Saudi coalition refutes ‘biased’ and ‘inaccurate’ UN Yemen report

 

VATICAN
 

The Catholic Church Is Losing Its War On Human Nature

 

Days of Wrath (The Catholic abuse scandals are not only a massive betrayal of the faithful but also may eviscerate an institution that does valuable work.)

 

Breaking: Vatican Source: Pope dismissed Cdl. Müller for following Church rules on abuse cases

 

The Church Is Too Important to Be Left to the Clerics

 

Breaking: Pope ignored warning from top Vatican cardinal not to reinstate defrocked serial abuser

 

As pope ignores claims he shielded sex abuser, some Catholics struggle

 

Breaking: Pope knowingly gave Vatican apartment to gay priest later caught in cocaine-fuelled orgy

 

Should the Pope Resign?

 

Vatican scrubs from website Pope’s comment about ‘psychiatry’ helping ‘gay’ kids

 

Pope Francis facing calls to resign as scandal exposes rifts in the Vatican 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump: White House counsel will leave job in fall

 

Trump praises McGahn as a "really good guy"

 

Trump: White House counsel will leave job in fall

 

Trump says ‘no reason’ for costly war games with South Korea, blames China for stalemate with North

 

Even If His Campaign Broke Laws, Trump Isn’t An Illegitimate President

 

White House says paperwork revoking former CIA chief Brennan’s security clearance ‘delayed’

 

Jim Brown: Black community ‘has a responsibility’ to look inward, not blame Trump

 

Trump privately revived idea of firing Sessions this month, people familiar with the discussions say  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Why Deep State Sabotage Is Way Worse Than Trump’s Atrocious Infidelities

 

Donald Trump, constitutional scholar

 

Trump Warns Pastors to Help or Democrats ‘Will Overturn Everything’

 

Trump honors anniversary of MLK 'I Have a Dream' speech touting his policies, hope for America

 

Trump might actually lower drug prices

 

White House nixes second spending clawback attempt

 

Trump to evangelicals: There’ll be ‘violence’ if we lose the House

 

 

 

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