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Friday, March 30, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

 

ABORTION

 

Running for Okla. Governor, Dan Fisher Vows Abortion-Free State

 

Walmart Pulls Pro-Abortion “Cosmo” From Checkout Lines

 

Planned Parenthood: ‘We Need a Disney Princess Who’s Had an Abortion’

 

Supreme Court Will Determine if Future Videos From David Daleiden Exposing Planned Parenthood Will be Censored

 

Kentucky lawmakers vote to ban some abortions at 11 weeks despite claim it's unconstitutional

 

Voice of Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty: Disney Doesn’t Need a Princess Who Had an Abortion

 

Abortion funds band together to sue their cyberattackers

 

What It's Like to Wait More Than 72 Hours for an Abortion

 

New Report Reaffirms Safety of Medication Abortion Drug

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

In Afghanistan, U.S. military sprints to prove it can reverse insurgent tide

 

Afghanistan’s road to peace won’t be an easy one

 

US Wants to Be 'Sole Leader in Our Country' – Afghani Lawmaker

 

 

AFRICA

 

Is the Africa splitting in TWO?

 

 

AIRLINES

 

Delta landing gear catches fire shortly after landing in Atlanta

 

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

A Muslim Committed the Worst Anti-Semitic Hate Crime of 2018

 

 

ASSISTED SUICIDE

 

Doctor-assisted suicide close to becoming law in Hawaii

 
AUSTRALIA

 

 

16 hurt as hot air balloon crashes into tree in Australia

 

Children allegedly abused at 'swinging' parties in Australia

 

 

AUTO INDUSTRY
 

Tesla Recalls About 123,000 Early Model S Cars

 

 

BIG GOVERNMENT

 

Federal workers spill on life in Trump’s Washington

 

CANADA

 

Toronto high school failed to take action on teacher’s ‘sexualized behaviour’ for years, parents say

 

Robert Spencer: Sharia Canada: Police Investigating After Ex-Muslim Rips Qur’an

 

Poaching Talent From U.S.

 

4 Cdn diplomats expelled from Russia: Global Affairs

 

 

CENSUS BUREAU

 

Trump Census Citizenship Question Helps Black Americans

 

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

 

 

CDC director pledges to bring opioid epidemic 'to its knees'

 

In emotional speech, CDC’s new leader vows to uphold science

 

CDC get $480 million to replace lab for deadliest germs

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

US Takes Its First Pawns in Industrial War With China

 

Communist Authorities Release Chinese Catholic Bishop Who Refused Their Tyranny

 

7 N.Korean Defectors Arrested in China

 

Chinese Gang Uses Drones To Smuggle $80 Million Worth Of Smartphones

 

 

Re-entry points for Chinese space station include well-populated areas in California, New York

 

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

What China and the United States have in common when it comes to North Korea

 

North Korea stresses 'blood alliance' with China

 

Cold War document reveals NK’s proposal of neutral state on peninsula

 

North Korean military efforts can be traced far off home base

 

 

CONGRESS

 

21 Trillion Reasons to Fix the Budget Process

 

380 Sheriffs Warn Congress Failure to Secure Border ‘Will Cost More Innocent Lives’

 

COURTS

 

Medical experts weigh in after judge says coffee needs cancer warning label

 

Alleged hacker Russia tried to keep away from US authorities is extradited

 

Stephon Clark's family to file federal lawsuit over police shooting death, lawyers say

 

Texas woman gets 5 years in prison for casting ballot in 2016

 

Ex-teacher who allegedly fled with teen girl wants to change plea

 

Pulse gunman's widow found not guilty

 

Federal Court Delivers the Coup de Gras to Contraception Mandate

 

9th  Circuit Court of Appeals judge Stephen Reinhardt dies at 87

 

Judge rules challenge to Trump's plan to end DACA can go forward

 

CVS Health unintentionally revealed HIV status of 6,000 customers: Lawsuit

 

Judge says landlords can pick their tenants

 

Judge who dismissed case against NSA asked if 'deep state' got to him

 

New Trial for Adnan Syed of ‘Serial,’ Appeals Court Rules

 

Teacher dodges jail after alleged sex with students, two in same night

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Unarmed man killed by Sacramento police shot 8 times, 7 in the back: Autopsy

 

President Bush's spiritual adviser accused of bilking investors in $1 million fraud scheme

 

Family slams ‘monster’ teacher for alleged sex acts with their son at school

 

Report: Kentucky Police Hunting Cop Killer

 

 

CYBERSECURITY

 

Under Armour Admits Huge MyFitnessPal Data Hack

 

 

DEBT

 

Delinquent Debt in America: To Forgive or Not to Forgive

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)  

 

Louisiana Democratic Party Chair Suggests Repealing the Second Amendment

 

Walmart's appeal is gaining among Democrats

 

Democrat: Voters Are Too Stupid to Fill Out Ballots

 

Clinton recounts pains of 2016 election, admits saying things she should 'take back'

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)

 

Left-Wing Media Invents a Scandal at Trump’s HUD

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

President Trump Should Play Hardball With Robert Mueller (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

AG Sessions Will Let a Federal Prosecutor Decide If Special Counsel Is Needed to Investigate FBI

 

What Circumstances Does AG Sessions Consider 'Extraordinary' Enough to Name a Special Counsel?

 

ECONOMY

 

Yes, the dollar is up on the week—but there are seasonal factors at play

 

Asia Stocks Gain After U.S. Rebound; Dollar Steady: Markets Wrap

 

Bitcoin slumps below $7,000, nearing 2018 low

 

EDUCATION

 

Todd Starnes: District sorry for teacher’s gun control assignment

The depth of anti-Israel hate on American campuses

 

K-12: Illiterate New World

 

 Teacher absences close Kentucky schools amid anger over pension bill

 

After the ACA, Fewer Uninsured Students

 

Stop Indoctrinating our Children

 

Ending Honors for Racists

 

Snapchat pic of toy gun gets student arrested

 

Holding Their Data Close  (American, British and Canadian researchers are less likely than others to share data behind their research projects, study finds.)

 

Homework Assignment: Beg for Gun Control

 

‘If we have to, we will’: Arizona teachers, among the nation’s lowest paid, threaten to strike

 

‘F–k the blacks’: College blasted for not disciplining student over racist posts

 

In Oklahoma schools, bosses are helping teachers go on strike

 

Posters Target Neo-Nazis at Boston and Chicago Campuses

 

Leftist Fascist Reign at U of Penn

 

EGYPT

 

Egyptian Historian Bassam El Shammaa On Palestine TV: MEMRI 'Translate[s] My Shows... When I Talked About Counter-Holocaust' In Which Jews Murdered 60,000-80,000 Germans

 

ENERGY

 

Energy Prices

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

  

Pruitt arranged $50-a-night condo rental through energy lobbyist, source says  (Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt)

 

Trump officials prepare to undo fuel-efficiency targets despite some automakers’ misgivings

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

EU top dog: “Islam is part of our history, Islam is part of our present and Islam will be part of our future”

 

Italy: Muslim spread jihad propaganda on Facebook and Twitter, said “the unbelievers are set for dark days”

 

Italy: Muslim migrant drives car toward church in crowded pedestrian area “to feel closer to Allah”

 

EUTHANASIA

 

13 Years After They Starved My Sister to Death, We Must Never Forget Terri Schiavo

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Fired FBI official McCabe faulted in IG report for lying four separate times, congressman says  (Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe)

 

New Texts Suggest Collusion Between Obama White House, CIA, FBI, and Senate Democrats Early in Trump-Russia Probe

 

Carter Page says FBI asked about RNC meeting with Russian envoy

 

Report: FBI questions author who exposed global elite

 

 

FEDERAL DEFICIT


Reducing the debt when economic indicators are in flux

 

 

FEMINISM

 

Feminists quick to decry sexist attacks — unless directed at conservative women

 

FRANCE

 

Exiled Azerbaijani journalist shot and wife murdered near Toulouse

 

Rail strikes: Passengers in France warned of major disruption after Easter

 

GERMANY

 

Russia to expel four German diplomats

 

Four Syrians held for Molotov attack on mosque

 

GOP

 

Schwarzenegger undergoes emergency heart surgery: report

 

GOVERNMENT

 

Gov't Employees Turning To Alcohol

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

ObamaCare Is The Real Junk Insurance, And It's Killing People

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Walmart in early talks to buy Humana: report

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Danny Glover: Hollywood's Biggest Useful Idiot

 

HOLOCAUST

 

Johan van Hulst, Dutch schoolteacher who saved hundreds of Jewish children during Holocaust, dies at 107

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Conservative lawmakers continue calls for second special counsel

 

Congresswoman retained aide for months after learning of allegations that he made threats

 

IMMIGRATION

 

San Diego County to Consider Joining Federal ‘Sanctuary State’ Lawsuit

 

 

INDIA

 

Why India is walking away from its tit-for-tat China policy

 

Nepal girls trafficked into India up by 500% in last 5 years: SSB report

 

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICES (IRS)

 

Don't Believe The Class Warriors: America's Income-Tax Code Doesn't Favor The Rich

 

IRAN

  

Third day of anti-marginalization demonstration in Ahwas in southern Iran

 

Protests continue in Ahwaz as Iranian forces use violence to limit them

 

Team Obama’s smear machine-in-exile mobilizes to destroy Iran-deal critics

 

ISLAM

 

New Jersey imam starts workshop to train imams not get caught on camera praying for genocide of Jews

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Friday, March 30, 2018)

 

Abbas says Israel fully to blame as death toll in Gaza clashes rises to 16  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

On Land Day, Israeli forces kill 14 Palestinians, injure hundreds more in Gaza

 

UN calls emergency meeting on Gaza as Arab world slams Israel

 

After Census Finds 174,422 Palestinian Refugees In Lebanon, Some Lebanese Fear They Will Be Permanently Settled In The Country, Others Call To Grant Them Civil Rights

 

After Gaza clashes, Hamas, Islamic Jihad say they foiled Trump

 

22-year-old Palestinian 8th to be killed by Israeli forces in massive Gaza protests

 

Over 60 Palestinians injured in scattered protests across West Bank (Judea and Samaria)

 

Hamas: The only solution is 'right of return'

 

Columnist For Palestinian Authority Daily: Gaza Residents Must Launch Civil Rebellion Against Hamas Regime

 

7 Palestinians killed, dozens injured as Israel suppresses massive protest in Gaza

 

IDF thwarts shooting attack on Gaza border (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Remember, The God of Israel is Also a God of War!

 

…Israeli Drone Drops Tear Gas

 

In Photos: Thousands in Gaza take to border for 'The Great March of Return'

 

Turkey: Israel using 'disproportionate force' on Gazans

 

Fruit of Israel-Jordan peace still on the tree

 

Klein: Why Hamas Stirring Deadly Border Riots with Israel…

 

Danon slams Hamas for deadly clashes as Kuwait calls for emergency UNSC meeting

 

President Abbas calls on UN to protect Palestinians after 15 killed

 

12 Dead Gazans, 1,000 Wounded, 30,000 Demonstrators in Six Locations by Gaza Border Fence

 

Gaza deaths intensify bitterness as Israeli Arabs mark Land Day

 

Lebanese army disperses Palestinian solidarity protest near Israel border

 

Editor's Notes: Gaza protests don't need to end like 2010 flotilla

 

Israeli Military Kills at Least 8 in Confrontations on Gaza Border

 

Abbas Misses Another Opportunity to Help His People

 

JAPAN

 

Japan Eyes Summit with N.Korea in Early June

 

LEBANON

 

The Case for U.S. Support of Lebanon

 

MARIJUANA

 

Michigan orders closure of 210 marijuana shops

 

MEDIA 

 

11 sponsors drop Laura Ingraham's show

 

Laura Ingraham’s Tweet Was Bad, But David Hogg’s Demagoguery Is Worse

 

News Outlets Ignore Millennials' Skepticism of Gun Control

 

Florida shooting survivor Hogg won't accept Ingraham's apology over mocking tweet

 

News media declare Trump’s wall dead

 

 Stand for Laura Ingraham and a Free Press

 

Hulu pulls ads from Laura Ingraham's show

 

Fox News host Ingraham’s rapid apology shows the power of Parkland survivors

 

David Hogg rejects Laura Ingraham’s apology, demands she ‘denounce’ Fox News’ gun-control coverage

 

Tabloid Mogul Used Trump’s Friendship to Court Saudis

 

MEXICO

 

 Mexico's 'Silicon Valley' Offers Different Image for Americans

 

America Not to Blame for Mexico's Problems

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Pressure on Iran will help avoid war: Saudi Crown Prince tells the WSJ

 

How Donald Trump Could Push Iran and Saudi Arabia to Build Nuclear Weapons

 

MBS feted in the US despite war atrocities in Yemen


Video: Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile fired by Houthis on Jazan 

 

MILITARY

 

Army mulls tougher basic training amid new soldiers' lack of fitness, discipline

 

Does the “U.S. Pentagon” know what is in this Koran?

 

Trump’s pick to head veterans department faces skepticism over his experience

 

Centennial commission strives to keep World War I sacrifices alive

 

Pentagon leaders avoid questions about new transgender policy

 

Deported Army veteran wins fight for US citizenship

 

WWII soldier to posthumously receive Medal of Honor

 

Civilian struck by plane during Navy polar ice exercise expected to make a full recovery

 

From pride to fear, transgender aviator says her military career proves ban wrong

 

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

Rethinking the NATO-Russia-Ukraine Relationship on the Eve of Brussels Summit

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan's Christian minority weathers religious storm

 

The crumbling colonial-era churches of Pakistan

 

PHILIPPINES

 

 Philippines: Christians Nailed to Cross in Good Friday Observances

 

RELIGION

 

Christ's resurrection: strongest evidence cited

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

Passover and the American Zion

 

The significance of faith

 

RETIREMENT

 

Peeps, pensions and a lawsuit threaten to upend the American retirement system

 

RUSSIA

 

Russia tests newest ‘Satan missile,’ as Putin issues dire warning to West (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Trump Tells Putin: ‘I’ll Win Arms Race,' U.S. Media Report

 

Reactions To West's Expulsions Of Russian Diplomats Over The Skripals' Poisoning; Russian Intellectual Lukyanov: This Is A Real And Full-Scale Cold War

 

Concern over Russian ships lurking around vital undersea cables

 

Russia: Muslims met at mosque to plot jihad massacres at World Cup

 

Russia Bans Popular LGBT Website for 'Propaganda of Nontraditional Sexual Relations'

 

America Must Drop Its Delusions about Dealing with Russia

 

Russia Summons Western Diplomats to Set out Retaliatory Steps in Spy Rift   

 

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

Why It Shouldn’t Matter If We Repeal The Second Amendment

 

Justice Stevens Unholsters a Dopey Idea  (Retired Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens has proposed repealing the Second Amendment.  Well, isn't that cute? )

 

You Can Try to Repeal the Second Amendment, but You Can’t Repeal History

 

 

SENATE

 

GOP Senator: Trump Will be Receptive to F-35 Sales to Taiwan

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Leaked Facebook 'ugly truth' memo about the social network’s growth sparks controversy

 

SOCIAL SECURITY

 

Dead people 'collecting' millions per year due to feds' bungling, say lawmakers

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Seoul Welcomes Kim Jong-un's China Visit  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

S. Korea to look into Trump’s tying of FTA to NK talks

 

Moon to Meet Kim in DMZ on April 27  (President Moon Jae-in)

 

Seoul protests Tokyo’s territorial claim to Dokdo in school curriculum

 

SPACE

 

SpaceX aced its launch, but the $6 million nose cone crashed

 

SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium satellites

 

SPORTS

 

36-year-old accountant turned goalie stars in NHL debut

 

‘Someone has to start the fire’: High school star hopes others will follow him straight to NBA’s G League

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

 

STATES

 

He's 13 and he's running to be the next governor of Vermont

 

'Left Coast's' latest claim: Sexual orientation counseling now 'fraud' (California proposal insists encouraging homosexuality legal, discouraging violates the law.)

 

 

SYRIA

 

ISIS fighters from cell known for beheading hostages break their silence

 

American among two members of US-led coalition killed in Syria, official says

 

TAIWAN

 

How the Taiwan Travel Act Could Start a U.S.-China War

 

TURKEY

 

Will news network pull licensing pact with pal of Turkey’s Islamist dictator?

 

Turkey’s Deputy PM: France “will become the target of Turkey” if it keeps supporting Kurds

 

Turkey's Erdogan rejects French offer of talks with SDF (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Turkey says France could become  'target' for backing Syria Kurds

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

Highly drug-resistant gonorrhea confirmed by U.K. health officials

 

Britain Signals Harder Look at Russian Wealth

 

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Top UN official 'forced himself on me,' employee says

 

The United States Must Leave the UN Human Rights Council

 

UN chief warns another Cold War developing between Russia, US

 

U.S. Warns U.N. Cash Cutbacks Coming: 'We're Only Getting Started'

 

VATICAN

 

The Pope’s Casual Friday

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Socialist Easter: No Eucharist in Venezuela

 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

New Poll: Conservatives Wanted Trump to Veto Spending Bill

 

How Trump is quickly and quietly rewriting US immigration policy

 

Melania Trump's Visit To A Children's Hospital Will Warm Your Heart

 

Trump's very small (and shrinking) inner circle

 

Gloria Allred no longer representing Trump accuser, ex-‘Apprentice’ contestant Summer Zervos

 

How Trump agreed to the biggest purge of Russian spies in U.S. history

 

Why Trump's signing of omnibus bill was sheer genius

 

In Attack, Trump Says Amazon Doesn’t Pay Enough Taxes

 

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