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Monday, January 29, 2018





In Today’s Issue:  




Here’s What Will Cecile Richards Do After Running the Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz


The Senate Should Ban Abortions of Fetuses Who Can Feel Pain


Governor Greg Abbott Pledges to Keep Texas a Pro-Life State


The Gathering Threat to Abortion Rights


Why is the United States One of Seven Nations That Allows Abortions on Babies After 20 Weeks?


Prohibited in 19 states, Peoria clinic provides abortions via telemedicine


Singer Joy Villa Stuns Grammys With Pro-Life Dress


Trump supporter wears anti-abortion dress to Grammys


Abortion Clinic Targets African-Americans With Claim That “Abortion is Sacred” and “Abortion is a Blessing”


Satanists boast: We quashed pro-life law


Tennessee Bill Would Ban All Abortions After an Unborn Baby’s Heartbeat Begins


Planned Parenthood's annual report is out: Another unhappy tale


Organization Devotes Itself To Convincing Abortion Workers To Quit


Illinois Ordered A Doctor To Tell Women Where To Get Abortions. Now He Wants The Whole State To Suffer


Woman Becomes Pregnant With Triplets Despite Being on the Pill, Rejects Abortion (London, England)


‘Clear…discrimination’: Knights of Columbus slam Justin Trudeau’s pro-abortion summer job pledge (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)




11 killed in attack claimed by ISIS, the latest in spate of violence in Afghanistan


Afghanistan military school under attack, reports say


Why Attack Afghan Civilians? Chaos Rewards the Taliban





Christian Students Knifed, Beaten in High School Clash in Kenya


Water crisis grips Cape Town, South Africa, after drought stretching years





Amtrak workers warned supervisors before crash: report



10 tourists charged with 'pornographic dancing' in Cambodia





ASX starts week on a solid footing


'Not sustainable': $A tipped to slide back to 70 US cents


Buyer's remorse: Australia's sorry record on defence hardware


Stronger $A a bump for RBA rate hike


Why Australia and Asian allies are turning away from US to China





Volkswagen Apologizes for Testing of Diesel Fumes on Monkeys





Scientists Clone Two Monkeys as a First Step to Cloning Human Beings





TSX down on dropping oil, gold prices; Canadian dollar slips


'We do believe there are more': Police charge alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur with 3 additional murders


'A step forward': NAFTA Round 6 talks wrap up in Montreal with some progress


Senators urge Ottawa to protect driverless car users from hackers




CDC: Flu-related pediatric deaths could reach record high




China’s Communist Party seeks to extend reach into foreign companies




U.S. Envoy Slams N.Korean Parade on Eve of Olympics


[Breaking] NK calls off joint Olympic event at Mt. Kumgang


Kim Jong Nam met with American 4 days before murder, trial hears (The estranged half brother of North Korea's leader met with a Korean American man on a Malaysian resort island four days before he was killed, a police witness told a murder trial on Monday.)





In Congress, GOP splits on protecting Mueller from firing (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


Republicans Show Little Urgency on Bill to Shield Mueller


As Democrats Cave, More Obamacare Taxes Put on Ice





Dr Pepper Snapple and Keurig Green Mountain to merge




Five Jihadis in the U.S. You Haven’t Heard Of


Walmart Sued for Racial Discrimination Over Locked-Up Beauty Items


Convicted Terrorist Hamid Hayat Gets New Hearing (Pakistan-trained terrorist was “so pleased” that jihadis cut Daniel Pearl “into pieces.”)


NYC jihad bomber: “My Judge is a kaffir, my lawyer is a kaffir, my prosecutor is a kaffir, and my jury are all kaffirs”




7-year-old boy handcuffed in Florida school after allegedly attacking teacher


Madman’s motive emerges in Pennsylvania car wash massacre


Four killed, one wounded in shooting at carwash in Pennsylvania, police say




Obama’s Meeting With Farrakhan


South Florida Democratic Mayor Charged With Accepting Illegal Checks From Russians




US lifts ban on refugees from 11 countries


Coast Guard rape conviction overturned after court’s scathing attack on women-packed jury




HUD Emails Raise Questions About Bureaucrats Skewing Bidding Process 





Zinke Promises To Fire As Many People As He Needs To At The Park Service  (Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke)





Rod Rosenstein Renewed Spy Warrant Against Trump Adviser Last Year: Report (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)


Mueller 'should look at' whether Trump lied on desire to fire special counsel: Starr  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


Republican lawmakers consider need to protect Mueller




Stocks have worst day of the year as 10-year bond yield trades at highest since 2014


Wall St. slides as Apple weighs


Stocks Fall Most in 2018 as Treasury Yields Climb: Markets Wrap


Asia shares extend bull run, dollar crawls off lows


Stock Rally Continues in Asia; Dollar Edges Higher: Markets Wrap


Are we hostage to the stock market?


Dollar rebounds, helped by rising U.S. rates


Massive Cryptocurrency Heist Spurs Call for More Regulation


Yes, America’s Economy Is Roaring Back Under Trump


Gold ends lower as dollar firms, Treasury yields charge ahead


U.S. consumer spending rises; savings drop to 10-year low




Return of the MOOCs (An innovative nonprofit shows how Internet-based education can help contain the spiraling costs of college.)


University of Texas at Austin Nixes Beijing-Funded Propaganda Institute


ACLU Wants Your Kindergarteners To Learn About Gender Issues


Watch: Students slam Trump SOTU – days before he delivers it


Reason Under Siege in the Academy


After Education


Alleged Sex Assaults at Michigan State


South Dakota to Consider Free Speech Bill After College Under Fire for Restrictive Codes


A Rankings Mess, Getting Worse


California teacher says troops are 'dumb' and 'failed students' in shocking rant


Mind-blowing plot to sexually confuse America's little ones (Exclusive: Jason & David Benham expose major school plan to indoctrinate even kindergartners.)




Obscure politician emerges as face-saving challenger to Sissi in Egypt vote  (Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi)





Voter Fraud is Ubiquitous in America, Says Roger Stone




Voters Say Health Care Is Top Issue For 2018 Midterm Elections


The Koch network is looking to spend up to $400 million on politics and policy this year




Oil prices retreat, dented by concerns over U.S. supply


Energy Prices


Oil Boom Gives the U.S. a New Edge in Energy and Diplomacy




EPA makes surprise move to protect wild salmon





European stocks end lower as losses for banks, oil firms outweigh AMS rally


Global debt selloff pushes more European bond yields into positive territory


Italy's Population is Sinking Faster Than the Tower of Pisa


Ireland: Muslim who randomly stabbed man to death “not fit” to stand trial, getting psychiatric treatment




Over a Decade Later They are Still Lying About Terri Schiavo and Her Family




Deputy FBI Director McCabe steps down: reports


FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe stepping down


Andrew McCabe, FBI deputy director, steps down amid Trump and Republican criticism


FBI's Andrew McCabe leaving deputy director job, will retire in March


Did Obama’s F.B.I. ask the Plamegate Prosecutor to help clear Hillary?


The FBI's war on Trump


Dramatic video of girl being grabbed off Illinois street released by FBI


Ex-Defense Secretary Robert Gates: ‘Rogue’ lawmakers behind GOP ‘secret society’ FBI accusations






FCC chief opposes Trump administration 5G network plan




French told to avoid 79 medicines (because they do more harm than good)


Marine parks celebrate as France overturns ban on captive dolphin breeding


Husband arrested over brutal murder of French jogger


French cities to scoop €13.5 million from Airbnb 'tourist tax'




German government 'strongly condemns' car firms' tests on humans, monkeys


German car companies locked monkeys in gas chambers, tested dirty diesels on them: report


2.7 million workers paid less than minimum wage in 2016, study finds




Trump Says Ice Caps 'Setting Records' as He Mulls Climate Accord





Google knows everything, but ...




What explains the Republicans’ sudden lapse into paranoia?




Grammys Ratings Hit All-Time Low Thanks to Trump Hate, Political Virtue Signaling


Haley and Trump Jr. aren't laughing at Clinton's skit  (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)


Kendrick Lamar, Sarah Silverman, and U2 make politically-charged statements at Grammys


2018 Grammy Awards Winners: Full List


Hillary Clinton trolls Trump in a surprise appearance at the 2018 Grammys





Man dies after being sucked into MRI chamber




What we know about the #ReleaseTheMemo Memo  (There's a controversial House Intelligence Committee memo causing quite the commotion on Capitol Hill.)


Would the political class be trying so hard to discredit the Nunes memo if it didn’t terrify them?  (US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)


Rep. Wilson boasts Trump will not be 'honored with my presence' at SOTU


House members seek a breakthrough on DACA


Ryan to donate contribution linked to ex-RNC finance chairman (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)


Gowdy: FBI's Strzok, Page should testify to answer allegations, questions about 'secret society' (US Representative of South Carolina Trey Gowdy (R)


Democrat to bring anti-gun violence pastor to State of the Union


Republicans Aim to Stop a Democratic Wave Right Here  (Pennsylvania)


'Police state' national ID card tucked in immigration bill


Joe Kennedy to bring transgender soldier to Trump's State of the Union




The Truth about Immigrants from Sub-Saharan Africa


Without immigration, America will stagnate


Immigration expert: Trump's deal gives away too much



ICE to Deploy License-plate Recognition Software


Starnes: If Pelosi brings 'Dreamers', Trump should bring ICE agents


Under Trump, deportation agents discount basic decency




India takes fight to China via SEAsia


At least 36 dead as bus plunges off bridge in eastern India


India estimates 21 million of its girls are 'unwanted'


India police arrest 112 as religious clashes kill teenager




Trump and His Allies Are Ready to Sabotage the Iran Deal


Iran spends billions on weapons programs, terrorism while ignoring Iranians' basic needs, report finds


Iranians Prayed for Rain, but Were Covered in Snow


In the Gulf, Iran quietly admits there's a new cop in the White House





Atlanta jail lets Muslim inmates wear hijabs, Hamas-linked CAIR to supply them in bulk for free


Los Angeles: Hamas-linked CAIR protests “appalling, Islamophobic” accurate 7th  grade material on Islam





Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Monday, January 29, 2018)


Rocket warning sirens go off near Gaza border, one explosion reported


Gaza Terrorists Fire Midnight Rocket Attack on Southern Israel


Polish president ‘flabbergasted’ by ‘violent’ Israeli reaction to Holocaust bill


Another Co-Existence Effort Launches Amid Devolving Peace Process


Netanyahu Warns Putin Israel Won’t Tolerate Iranian Bases in Syria, Weapons in Lebanon (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu/ Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


In first since US Jerusalem move, top Israeli, PA officials to meet — report


Is Gaza In Need Of Qatar's Aid?


Police ‘concerned’ of riots over deportation of migrants, will use force


Netanyahu to Putin: We Must Take Strong, Timely Stand Against Murderous Ideologies (video)


Western Wall rabbi apologizes for gender segregation during Pence visit (Vice-President Mike Pence)


Orthodox Jewish journalist goes undercover in the 'silent jihad'


After tape of irate wife leaks, Netanyahu tells media to back off


Court Martial And Execution In Effigy Of U.S. President Trump And VP Pence In Bethlehem Refugee Camp


IDF to reconfigure Jerusalem-area brigades to streamline counter-terror efforts  (Israel Defense Forces)


Israeli settlers torch Palestinian car, spray racist anti-Arab graffiti in East Jerusalem


Car bomb injures Acre man in apparent failed mob hit


'For Israel, equation is clear: Hezbollah equals Lebanon'


PM's message to Putin: Iranian hegemony also threatens you


Israeli forces detain 5 Palestinians, seize weapons in West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  raids


Palestinian Authority PM Hamdallah to meet with Israeli Finance Minister


Israeli forces shoot Palestinian teenager in the neck in Nablus-area village


Israeli forces detain foreign activist from Hebron City


Journalist disguises himself as sheikh and enters world Islamic strongholds. How much does religion affect field coverage?


Don't Ignore Kushner's Quiet Mideast Gains


Planner of Munich Olympics murders honored by Fatah and Abbas` deputy (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


State Department hiding report showing “Palestinian” “refugees” only number in tens of thousands, not millions


Trump Needs to Squeeze Both Sides to Get Middle East Deal


The long, uneasy love affair between Israel and U.S. evangelicals may have peaked 





Japan calls on China to up N. Korea cooperation





Jordan’s first female Black Hawk pilots meet U.S. General Votel





Trump's attacks on media go global




Work requirements could punish Medicaid recipients


New work rules spur red state holdouts to launch bids to expand Medicaid





Windows emergency patch: Microsoft's new update kills off Intel's Spectre fix




Qatar to agree to new financial disclosures for state owned-airline: U.S. officials




3 Little-Known Problems With the National Defense Strategy


Army Prepares to Deploy New Force as Part of Revamped Afghanistan War Strategy


A global heat map for joggers is exposing sensitive US military information


'The Military Has Seen the Writing on the Wall'


U.S. Military Options In Syria




Families have left cremated remains at the Vietnam Wall for decades. Now officials want them to stop.




Trump’s Shadow Hangs Over NATO


There Is No NATO without the North Atlantic



Pakistan, China Jointly Showcase Arabian Sea Gwadar Port


Pakistani UN peacekeeper killed in Congo


Two soldiers killed after gun battle fight near Marshal Fahim military academy




Calls mount against Duterte’s martial order  (President Rodrigo Duterte)




Pence to headline pro-Trump PAC event: report  (Vice-President Mike Pence)





By Booking A Porn-Maker To Get At Trump, Jimmy Kimmel Degrades America





Panera Bread recalls cream cheese over listeria fears




Kremlin Sees No Alternative to 'Absolute Leader' Putin  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Bomb Threats Target 25 Moscow Buildings, Force Evacuations of Parliament, Stock Exchange


Yekaterinburg Mayor Yevgeny Roizman on Why Russians Should Boycott the Elections


Putin plans to end Alawite hegemony in Damascus and evict pro-Iranian Shiite militias including Hizballah


Birth Rate Hits 10-Year Low in Russia


Russian icebreakers break US Arctic ambition


Russian Flanker jet forces US spy plane to change course over Black Sea in ‘safe’ intercept – MoD


 Russia accuses US of election meddling 




Federal law enforcement closing in on ATM "jackpotting" thieves





Rand Paul Tells Evangelical Student Group: There Is No Liberty Without Virtue  (US Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul (R)


Cotton: Putin’s Jailing of Opposition Leader Shows He Fears His Own People (US Senator of Arkansas Tom Cotton (R)/Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Reality sets in that DACA deal might not get done


Cherokee woman blasts Elizabeth Warren: 'We've asked her to stop' claiming our ancestry (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)


Sen. Tammy Duckworth slams Trump’s Vietnam draft deferments, chastises ‘Cadet Bone Spurs’


Senators want Trump's State of the Union to show 'compassion' toward Dreamers


Sen. Bernie Sanders: Shutting down government ‘the right thing to do’





Sex Harassment Claims Add to History of Issues With Wynn Board


Chuck Close Is Out at National Gallery of Art. Who’s Next?




Singapore Overtakes China as Largest Asian Investor in U.S. Property




Social media giants pressed on foreign bots after memo campaign





Can Seoul Avoid Violating Sanctions with Inter-Korean Events?


26 foreign leaders to visit S. Korea during Olympics


Central Seoul to ban old diesel vehicles from 2019


Olympic Dreams of a United Korea? Many Say, ‘No, Thanks’


Seoul, US split on ramifications of NK’s PyeongChang participation


Reuters spoils PyeongChang's Olympic flame secret


S. Korea urges North to talk before military drills restart 




Tom Brady cuts Boston radio interview short after host insults his daughter — who’s 5


NHL All Star Game


NFL Pro Bowl


NBA Scoreboard




Fewer Than Expected Puerto Ricans Register to Vote in Florida After Fleeing Hurricane Maria


Plane makes "miracle" emergency landing on SoCal freeway


What Hawaii’s governor has learned about the politics of war jitters





Syria showdown: Turkey takes aim at Manbij, but Washington says US forces aren’t leaving


Syrian airstrikes reportedly destroy hospital, kill dozens


Team Trump must match its new rhetoric on Syria with action




Massive inferno erupts at CPC refinery in Taoyuan





Making the Trump tax cuts permanent, now





Driverless Cars and GPS: The Fearful Master




Did Trump Really Beat ISIS?





NAFTA Talks Stalled, As World Moves on Without U.S.


Coming to grips with Trump’s trade policy


Trump administration's tough talk on trade rattles investors


U.S. farmers have much to lose if NAFTA deal collapses





Syria war: Turkey arrests hundreds for criticising Afrin offensive


Russia's role in Afrin depends on Turkey's true intentions





NLRB Employees Object to Admin’s Cost-Cutting Measures





U.K. stocks end higher, boosted by pound’s pullback


UK to launch new radar against 'severe' Russian threat


Doctors in Britain declare that a sick baby must be killed. The parents protest and say that the child is still responsive and has emotions. The doctors say that the child must be put to death


Moscow says UK defence minister worthy 'of Monty Python'


NHS admits doctors may be using tools made by children in Pakistan


UK: Labour MPs instructed to vote against banning jihad terror group Hizballah


UK: May government rejects petition for Free Speech Act and end to “hate speech” laws (British Prime Minister Theresa May)





Nikki Haley rips Grammys over 'Fire and Fury' segment (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)





Is Venezuela on the Brink of Economic and Social Collapse?





Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


DACA: What is Trump doing?


Where is Nidal Sakr and Why Isn’t He in Jail?  (US Muslim Brotherhood operative who threatened President Trump’s life needs to be brought to justice.)


Who is mysterious group behind Trump 'censure' ad?


A Smashing Success at Davos  (In his speech at Davos the President emphasized that America is back and is open for business.)


John Kerry makes fun of Trump's weight, asks for 'girth certificate'


 White House on Clinton's Grammy cameo: Don't take it seriously


Trump's most desperate move yet? Here's what pushing out Rod Rosenstein would mean. (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)


'Trump Boom' Starts To Impact His Approval Numbers


New Book: McCabe Initiated White House Meeting That Led To Leak  (This story gives a glimpse into how the original Russia narrative may have been spread around to overly compliant journalists and other members of the ‘resistance.’)


‘The Final Year’ Depicts The Chaotic Legacy Of Obama’s National Security Team


On Flight to Davos, Trump Erupted Over DOJ Role in Russia Probe


Trump has wide-ranging interview; reveals he tweets from bed


Trump offers ‘wonderful deal’ for Dreamers in part to expose Democrats’ political games


Trump is considering nationalizing 5G mobile network, report says


Lawmakers, wary of forestalling a deal, urge Trump to scale back immigration demands


Ivanka Trump didn’t stop José Andrés from getting into a party. Here’s what really happened.


Trump’s alleged order to fire Mueller was ‘New York talk’: Manchin (US Senator of West Virginia Joe Manchin III (D)






Behind Trump’s Davos triumph


Trump confronts elites with realism


At Davos, the Real Star May Have Been China, Not Trump


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