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Monday, April 30, 2018





In Today’s Issue: 



Comedian Michelle Wolf’s Jokes About Abortion Were So Disgusting Even the Liberal Media Booed


Science, not religion, should determine public policy on abortion: Joel Berry (Opinion)(AVIPP COMMENTARY: Science says life begins at conception. Read: Life Begins at Fertilization .)


Cecile Richards Finally Leaves Planned Parenthood After 12 Years and 3.5 Million Abortions


16-Year-Old Girl Alleges LAPD Cop Gave Her Abortion Pill


Left in the Dark on Contraception, Young Chinese Seek Abortions


“The Handmaid’s Tale,” “Black Mirror” and the bleak future of abortion on TV


Family business sues Canadian Gov’t after losing funding for refusing to support abortion


Abortion Clinic That Killed Babies for 20 Years Will be Demolished


‘Arrogant and disastrous’: Trudeau-appointed senator blasts abortion oath for gov’t funding  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)




Twin Blasts in Afghan Capital Kill at Least 26, Including Nine Journalists





Freight rail regulatory reform can boost US farmers' global competitiveness




Freight rail regulatory reform can boost US farmers' global competitiveness




Amtrak Failed to Heed Work-Zone Speed Advice Before Fatal Crash




ADL smears Canary Mission as “Islamophobic” for exposing Islamic anti-Semitism





At a rally to end divisive politics in D.C., a speaker called a lawmaker a 'fake Jew'



I saw and heard Saigon falling, 43 years ago today



Australian shares firm to seven-week high as financials rally; NZ rises


Australian dollar downgrades flow


Australia Investing $377 Million To Protect Great Barrier Reef 




Bioethicist plots 'end of sex'





TSX higher as it reopens after being shut down for technical issue on Friday


Worker finds body inside bathroom wall in downtown Calgary shopping centre


Canada’s dual role in Yemen: Arms exports to Saudi coalition dwarf aid sent to war-torn country


Border agents seize 100 kg of meth at Pearson




Alec Baldwin backs up Rob Schneider after slam of ‘SNL’ politics




What Kim Jong Un Wants From Trump   (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


It’s Time for Real Talk about North Korea


Here Is Why North Korea Will Give Up Its Nuclear Weapons


Taking Kim Jong-un At His Word Will Give The Deceptive Dictator Way Too Much Leverage (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


Denuclearization premiums and discounts


Kim Jong Un and the Nuclear Negotiations Shopping Spree


Kim Jong-un Is Ready to Deal


All Eyes On Upcoming Trump-Kim Jong-un Summit


North Korea’s Kim to Invite US Experts for Nuclear Site Shutdown  


N. Korean leader says he’s ‘not a person to launch nuclear weapons’ at US


As North Korea offers to give up its nuclear arms, the Trump administration insists it's not 'starry-eyed'


Korean 'peace' must include nuclear disarmament


COURTS Act gets little enthusiasm in federal bureaucracy




‘Golden State Killer' arrest raises questions about genealogy site privacy


2 wounded in shooting at Ballpark Village in St. Louis, police say


Owner of bar that booted man in MAGA hat getting death threats


2 killed, 2 wounded in shooting at biker club near Seattle 


Suspect in Maine deputy's slaying held in maximum-security prison


Did an innocent man serve 38 years in prison for a double murder committed by the 'Golden State Killer? Suspect in 12 deaths is now also linked to the 1978 slaying of a mother, 24, and her son, 4 




CBP delivers message in Spanish to Latin America


Migrant Caravan, After Grueling Trip, Reaches US Border. Now the Really Hard Part.


Who's paying for caravan to U.S. border?




Democrats launch net neutrality fight to energize midterm voters


Democrats Are Losing Millennial Support They Need to Win Midterms, New Poll Suggests




Indictments Are, Coming  (Former FBI Director James Comey)


Comey, Fitzgerald, Mueller: Partners in Crime  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


Meet the pro-Trump PR guy at the center of the Mueller probe — and everything else  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


Report: Fewest People Under Correctional Supervision Since 1996




Stocks end a positive April on a down note as shares fall broadly


Wall Street drops as healthcare slides, oil climbs


U.S. Stocks Start Busy Earnings Week on Down Note: Markets Wrap


The stock market has no leader right now — here’s why that might be bad news


Economists Predict 800,000 People Will Leave New York and California Because of High Taxes


April set to be strongest month for dollar since Trump election


Asian shares edge higher as tensions ease, earnings rise


Asian shares carve out gains on final trading day of the month


Southeast Asian Stocks Are Set for Worst Rout Since '16


Bitcoin could make a run at $15,000, says one analyst

Gold ends lower as dollar eyes best month since February 2017




Teachers say 'frustration' over decade of cuts to education is fueling nationwide revolt


University Revokes 50-Plus Full-Ride Scholarships; Recipients Did Nothing Wrong


Tuition Conundrum


Why Part-Time Success Matters


Illinois House approves plan to replace armed officers in schools with mental health professionals


Cuomo kills off the last remnant of his signature schools reform(Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)


Colleges' insane effort to keep students perfectly safe


Law schools are right to prioritize religious freedom




Christian Soldier in Egypt Shot in another Mysterious Military Death




Oil finishes higher as Netanyahu accuses Iran of lying about nuclear program


Energy Prices


Oil Rises as Market Focuses on Iran Nuclear Deal





Foxconn’s new U.S. factory reveals the latest example of smartphones’ toll on the environment


Troopers release shocking pictures of two deer found with ARROWS in their head and body after they were deliberately shot






European stocks end higher as news of corporate mergers lift sentiment


Sweden’s Minister of Social Affairs claims country’s elderly, not Muslim migrants, are “the big problem”


European Leaders Reaffirm Commitment to Retaliate on Tariffs




FBI hunts creep who sent 50 parcels to girls in elementary school in three states


Outrage as NBC News ignores mounting evidence of Reid’s anti-gay posts


Israel says it has Iran's secret nuclear files


There's a nursing shortage, but schools are turning away qualified applicants


Touching Video: Arlington cemetery worker carries vet to wife's grave


Comey’s version of the facts conflicts with the historical record  (Former FBI Director James Comey)





Federal Reserve expected to hold rate hike until June




Snow in France and it's almost May? Mais oui, in Normandy!


Vive la Liberté! Why Freedom-Loving America Needs France in the Future


Macron Vs. Reality  (French President Emmanuel Macron)





Hans Asperger, Who Discovered Autism, Participated in Nazi Germany’s Child Euthanasia Program


Angela Goes on the Defensive  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)


The Israeli intellectuals making Berlin more Hebrew than ever before


Hundreds of police calls after heavy thunderstorms hit western Germany


After refugee influx, Germany confronts imported anti-Semitism




GOP civil war in Ohio threatens another special election loss


This little-known megadonor is pouring money into GOP candidates — and setting the tone for the primaries




CRISPR: Revolutionizing biomedicine




Controversy after Confederate battle flag raised over liberal county




MIT grad claims he, not Damon or Affleck, thought of ‘Good Will Hunting’





Clapper hit for dossier leak dodge in House GOP Russia report (Former Director of National Intelligence James R Clapper)


Gowdy says House Intel report doesn't fully vindicate Trump  (US Representative of South Carolina Trey Gowdy (R)



 Trump's pick to lead ICE, who touted surge in immigration arrests, steps down





Now More Than 25% Of States In India Have Passed Laws Punishing Conversion From Hinduism To Christianity


India says 100% of  villages have electricity. Millions of people remain in the dark


How China's Xiaomi is beating Samsung and Apple in India


Dog meat fear halves sale of non-veg food in Kolkata eateries





Iran drops the dollar. Others tried and were bombed. 'It's all about the banking,' says Lee Camp




Iraq's Islamic State trials bring swift verdicts, almost all guilty  





Muslim preacher says Muslims will go to hell for buying from Starbucks because it supports LGBT community 




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Monday, April 30, 2018)


Europe's desire to get rid of remaining Jews after WWII made it support Zionism, says Abbas advisor  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


Abbas says Jews’ behavior, not anti-Semitism, caused the Holocaust


Israel Defense Minister: Russia is "very pragmatic" actor in Syria


Netanyahu: Iran cheated on nuclear accord, so no point in preserving it   (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


 What Netanyahu's speech about 'Iran's lies' means for the nuke deal's future


PM’s Iran revelations unlikely to diminish global support for nuclear deal


Watch: Netanyahu 'Iran lied big time' 


Netanyahu: Iran ‘brazenly lied’ about nuclear program, continued work after deal


Report: U.S. Confirmed Iran Nuclear Files Seized by Israel as ‘Authentic’


PM authorized to declare war in ‘extreme’ situations without consulting cabinet


Endless superlatives to honor a Palestinian killer, in official PA and Fatah media


Between Riyadh and Tel Aviv: Spy games and secret relations


Alleged Israeli strike in Syria shows readiness to pay to remove seismic threats


Saudi Crown Prince To U.S. Jewish Leaders: Palestinians Need To Make Peace Or ‘Shut Up’


Tour guide in desert flood deaths may face manslaughter charges


Israel drops gauntlet on Malaysia’s help to Hamas


Israel hopes spy Pollard can emigrate for US embassy opening


Analysis: What Israel should do about S-300 anti-aircraft system


Opinion: Why Mossad assassinated an electrical engineer in Malaysia


EU: Netanyahu exposé erodes Iran’s credibility, but that’s why we needed deal


Israeli forces kill 3 Palestinians in separate incidents along Gaza border


Legislators tiptoe into coalition minefield as Knesset returns from recess


Wounded Gaza man to be transferred to West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  for life-saving treatment


Israel’s use of live fire in Gaza protests faces legal test


NY Times’ Infantile Support for Gaza Rioters Empowers Reactionary Regime


Vandals deface West Bank (Judea and Samaria) monument for Israeli couple slain in 2015 terror attack


Israeli forces detain 20 Palestinians, including father and son, in predawn raids


Saudi Arabia begins trial of two alleged Israeli spies


Israeli PM presents devastating array of evidence Iran is cheating on nuke deal


Israel says it has Iran's secret nuclear files


For Gazan at Fence, Living or Dying Is ‘the Same Thing’


Pompeo, in Israel, Bypasses Palestinians Amid Gaza Crisis  (US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo)





Japan, UAE agree to expand cooperation during Abe’s visit  (Japanese Prime Minister  Shinzo Abe)


New Fukushima nightmare for Japan utility





The Left Hates You




Look who's celebrating Marx's 200th  birthday!




NBC's Chuck Todd: U.S. Is 'Cozying Up With Kim Jong-un,' While 'Demonizing the Iranians'


WaPo: End White House Correspondents' Dinner 'For the Sake of Journalism'


Outrage as NBC News ignores mounting evidence of Reid’s anti-gay posts


White House Correspondents’ Dinner Again Ignores Attacks on Conservative First Amendment Rights


The White House Correspondents’ Dinner is Everything Wrong with the Media


White House Correspondents' Association: Michelle Wolf's routine 'not in the spirit' of our mission


Michelle Wolf got it just right




Caravan migrants waking up on Mexican side of border after they're refused US entry




Kuwait Breaks Diplomatic Ties With Philippines After President Duterte Refuses To Send More Migrant Workers And Says ‘Please Treat My Citizens Like Human Beings’


The Qatari Regime's Doublespeak: Condemnations Of Terrorism vs Social And Official Support For Terrorists


In Israel and Jordan, New Secretary of State Isn't Hedging About With Whom America Stands in the Middle East  




The Pentagon Needs to Take Advantage of Budget Stability


‘Who the hell is this person?’ Trump’s Mar-a-Lago pal stymies VA project


A teachable moment': Veterans talk to teens who defaced American flag


Touching Video: Arlington cemetery worker carries vet to wife's grave


A Growing Problem for the Military Transgender Ban — Facts


No foul play suspected in airman’s death on Guam


Veteran's photos of dirty VA clinic room go viral, prompts apology




Panel seeks study of new missile defenses for Hawaii





Feds Spend $318,876 on Mindfulness for Drunks




How to handle ever-changing nutrition science




Why Pakistan's Pashtuns Are Pushing Back


26/11 trial: Pakistan continuesto be detrimental to self


Musharraf says waiting for favourable time to return to Pakistan  (Former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf)




A Transgender Paradox, and Platform, in the Philippines


Duterte calls Kim Jong Un the ‘hero of everybody’  (President Rodrigo Duterte/Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)




Righties shouldn’t be suckers for Kanye’s latest act


Kanye Wants to Make America Great Again




Pew: 25% of survey's Christians don't buy biblical God


U.S. Catholic bishops to Americans: Drop dead


Southern Baptist leader says he’s been misrepresented after reports he urged abused women to pray, avoid divorce




Russian Miner Trapped in Coal Mine Collapse


Russian Analyst Goltz: 'We Are Witnessing The Birth Of A Quasi-Ideology, That Via Confrontation With The West, Nominates Moscow For The Role Of Leader Of The Rest Of The World'


Chechen top dog says he won’t legalize polygamy, but “for Muslims, Allah gives permission to have four wives”


Pentagon Chief Pushes to Waive Sanctions for US Allies That Buy Russian S-400s


'The Death of Stalin': A Cautionary Masterpiece




The Irreproducibility Crisis of Modern Science


A Yellowstone geyser has experienced unusual eruptions lately — and scientists can’t explain why 




Banks, Credit Card Companies Attack Second Amendment





Revealed: McConnell’s In-Laws Bought 10 Massive Ships from Chinese Govt. Since Wife Became Transportation Secretary(Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)


Lindsey Graham: I Don’t Trust Comey — Helped FBI ‘Give Clinton a Pass’  (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)



What Life In Communist China Taught Me About Bernie Sanders’ Guaranteed Jobs  (US Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders (I-Socialist)


Bush Ethics Lawyer Richard Painter to Run for Minnesota Senate Seat as Democrat



GOP more confident about W. Va. Senate as Blankenship fades


Congress must take away Trump’s unlimited authority to wage war  (US Senator of Virginia Tim Kaine (D)


'John hugged me tonight. He asked me to take care of Meghan. I said I would': McCain's son-in-law sparks concerns for the senator's health in cryptic tweet as the 81-year-old battles brain cancer  (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)


Senator's Islam expert takes disturbing action (Former US Senator of Connecticut Richard Blumenthal (D)


Red-state Democrats don't dare defy voters on Trump nominees




Moon Briefs World Leaders on Inter-Korean Summit  (President Moon Jae-in)


Can South reward the North and stay sanctions compliant?


Seoul keeps close eye on Trump-Kim plans  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


South Korean President Says Trump Deserves Nobel Peace Prize


65% of South Koreans trust Kim Jong-un's denuke pledge


North Korea vows to dismantle its nuclear test site in public view, South says




Bezos launches rocket in successful test




MLB Scoreboard


NHL Scoreboard


NBA Scoreboard




In Battle to Be Ohio Governor Candidate, It’s Left vs. Left


In Fire-Scorched Oklahoma, Bales of Hay Bring Relief





Cuban-American Lawmakers: State Dept Facilitating ‘Propaganda’ Show





Stem cell clinics multiply, with heartbreaking results for some patients




NY Times Editorial Board Begs Justice Kennedy to Stay on Court While Trump Is President: Supreme Court ‘Needs You’




The Problem of Syria and What to Do about It


Missile Attack in Syria Reportedly Kills at Least 16, Raising Regional Tensions


Syria war: Missile strikes on military sites 'kill pro-Assad fighters'  (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)





‘Hottest Flashpoint in the Region’: Taiwan Wants US Tanks to Counter China




Kathy Griffin curses up a storm on ABC's 'The View' during profane Trump rant 




ISIS Group Warns of Knife-Wielding Terrorists on Commercial Flights


Terrorism report some groups don't want you to see




U.S. Allies Brace for Trade War as Talks on Trump Tariffs Stall


Trump's steel tariffs are squeezing U.S. businesses — and things could get worse 




The U.S. Just Borrowed $488 Billion, a Record High for the First Quarter





Turkey marks one year without Wikipedia


The Crazy Story of How Turkey Destroyed Its Own Air Force


Turkey has come close to 'stepping across red lines,' says Greek FM | Kathimerini





FTSE 100 ends with gain, led higher by leap for Sainsbury’s


Muslim migrant lived illegally in UK, aspired to plot jihad massacre, aided Islamic State communications


Premature Baby Born at 24 Weeks Weighed Less Than a Can of Beans, Look at Him Now


BBC reporter and famed photographer among 31 killed in Afghanistan


Charlie Gard’s Parents Offer Support For Alfie Evans’ Parents: “You Both Did What Was Right for Your Son”


Terri Schiavo’s Brother Slams Courts That Condemned Alfie Evans to Death


Pro-Life Leader: Alfie Evans Was “Sentenced to Death.” We Can Never Let It Happen Again


Alfie Evans’ Death Illustrates The Monstrous Logic Of The Welfare State


In Memory of Alfie Evans, We Must Not Let Courts and Doctors Kill Other Patients


Walsh: If Alfie Evans Were A Dog, His Murder Would Have Caused Ten Times The Outrage


British Prime Minister Defends Hospital That Ended Alfie Evans’ Life, Says “Clinicians Should Decide” Not Parents


Alfie Evans reminded the world that human life is precious, no matter what


The Cost of the United Kingdom's Energy Policy


Thousands of Catholics line UK coasts to pray rosary for faith, life, and peace


 Alfie Evans Is Just the Latest Victim of a Deadly NHS Hospital


Alfie Evans, the State, and Us


Brexit Failure Looks More Likely Every Day


The home of British democracy is rotting from within. The cost to fix Westminster? $5 billion.




'Eaten Alive' | Woman known for beauty suffers horrific death at nursing home




Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Trump Keeps Allies Guessing on Steel Tariffs Ahead of Deadline


Trump suggests meeting Kim Jong Un at Korea's Peace House(Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


Porn star Stormy Daniels sues President Trump for defamation


As deadline looms, Trump slams ‘horrible’ Iran deal


Trump Is Still the Leader of the Free World


Trump reacts after Israeli PM Netanyahu shows damning evidence Iran is cheating on nuke deal


After Netanyahu’s speech, Trump says ‘I’ve been 100 percent right’ on Iran


Trump says nixing Iran nuclear deal sends 'the right message' to N. Korea


White House press on defensive after Michelle Wolf torches Trump, Sanders   (White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders)


White House mystery: Where is Macron’s gifted oak tree?  (French President Emmanuel Macron)


Trump rips correspondents' dinner, 'filthy' Michelle Wolf


White House political team says Democrats can wave midterm predictions goodbye


Trump to meet with crew of deadly Southwest Airlines flight


Trump gains confidence in swift denuclearization of North Korea


‘Ready, shoot, aim’: Loyalty alone can earn a nod from Trump, leading to hiring headaches


Stormy Daniels' lawyer says attorney Michael Cohen will 'flip' on Trump and vicious National Enquirer cover is proof the president will paint him as a liar when it happens


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