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Friday, February 2, 2018






In Today’s Issue: 




New Planned Parenthood President Works at Kinsey Institute, Named for Man Who Sexually Abused Children


On the march: President Trump's pro-life actions


Pastor Sprinkles Holy Water to Bless Abortion Clinic, “Honor” Women Who Have Abortions There


Washington Post Highlights Pro-Life Millennials


“Comedian” Sarah Silverman Says Pro-Life Laws “Make Me Want to Eat an Aborted Fetus”


Trump officials mulled undoing abortion for undocumented teen in federal custody


Mississippi House Passes Pro-Life Bill Banning Abortions After 15 Weeks


Government had no role in my late-term abortion struggle. Let's keep it that way.


67% of Abortions Take Place When The Unborn Baby Looks Like This


Four ways fake clinics harm women and undermine abortion access


Mother Wishes She’d Aborted Her 15-Year-Old Son


Abortion bills draw emotional testimony in NH House hearing


Planned Parenthood: It’s “Discrimination” Against Women If We Don’t Force Doctors to Do Abortions


The Abortion Memo


Bill Would Require Planned Parenthood to Tell Women Abortion Kills a “Living Human Being”


'Abortion Reversal' Is Not a Thing


You’ve Heard About the #MeToo Movement, What About the #SheToo Movement?


Inside the Top-Secret Abortion Underground


Woman 14 Weeks Pregnant Killed, But Maryland Says Her Unborn Baby Isn’t a Human Being


California Moves Closer To Offering The Abortion Pill On Campuses


New Jersey Senate Forces Taxpayers to Give $7.5 Million to Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz


CNN refers to the abortion of millions of Asian girls as ‘sex-selection operations’


Politician Defends Killing Babies in Late-Term Abortions Just Because They Have Down Syndrome  (Ireland)


Ireland’s abortion referendum: why it’s morally right to repeal the 8th  amendment


Irish Pro-Lifers Vow to Defeat Referendum to Legalize Unlimited Abortion on Demand




Kabul tells Islamabad to act against Taliban


Afghanistan, US Companies Working on Afghan Coal Deal  




NATO accused of War Crimes over Libya


About 90 feared dead as smugglers boat sinks




How Amtrak has come off the rails  




Israel warns of rising anti-Semitism in Poland



Banks, energy add sparkle to ASX           


Rate angst sends Wall Street plunging, A$ falls


The Melbourne criminal mastermind locked up for 22 hours a day 


Fist fight on Australian train ends in manly embrace





TSX drops nearly 4% this week with triple-digit decline Friday


Canadian dollar slips as PM Trudeau says Canada could walk away from Nafta


Trudeau faces rowdy crowd of anti-Kinder Morgan pipeline hecklers at B.C. town hall


Canada to Make Its National Anthem Lyrics Gender Neutral


6 children among 8 critically injured after coach bus, van collide


Extending NAFTA talks into 2019 would cost Canada 0.2% of GDP: Projection


Deadline for summer jobs program extended as religious backlash grows


 Trudeau talks a good game on gender diversity, but hasn't made the hard choices to do anything about it





 Archaeologists found thousands of hidden structures in the Guatemalan jungle — and it could re-write human history





C.I.A. Director Defends Meeting With Russian Spy Chiefs




Woman Gives Birth on the Street and Immediately Throws Her Baby in the Trash


Van strikes people in Shanghai crash police say was accident


Car plows in pedestrians in Shanghai, injuries reported: Chinese state media





Fidel Castro's Son Has Committed Suicide: Cuban State Media




NK’s top diplomat urges UN chief to halt US military maneuvers


North Korea nuclear fears boost demand for survivalist gear, services


"U.S. is throwing a wet blanket over our efforts," North Korea tells U.N.


White House Wants More Options on North Korea


US ambassador decision raises new concern about ‘bloody nose’ strike on N. Korea


Trump wants to attack North Korea? He should learn from Israel first.





The Back to the Future Democrats


Dems Vow To Repeal 'Parts' Of GOP Tax Cuts; But Which Ones?


Republicans and Democrats do battle over ‘crumbs’ for working Americans in tax law





Father of 3 Nassar victims lunges at him in court


Feds to pay $42M to parents of boy hurt by forceps delivery


Arkansas parents of newborn discovered with 100 rat bites sentenced


A teen stabbed her friend to impress ‘Slender Man’ — and will spend 40 years in a mental hospital


Married teacher accused of public sex with teen takes plea deal


Hawaii twin accused of driving off cliff to kill sister is acquitted of murder


Man gets 30 years for trying to have sex with kids for his birthday




Arizona man who sold ammo to Las Vegas shooter is charged


Illegal Immigrants Commit Significantly More Crimes Than Legal Immigrants and Citizens: Report


Texas man accused of selling teenage daughter


Oregon State student charged with hate crime over racist bumper stickers


Essential California: Gunfire at an LA school shakes a community


Philadelphia: Muslim who shot cop says, “I follow Allah, and that’s why I did what I did”


Police say Los Angeles middle school shooting was an accident




Texas executes man who killed his young daughters while their mother was on speaker phone





What was Louis Farrakhan doing at that meeting with Obama?


Michelle Obama is Back on the Job


Hillary Has Sent Over $1 Million From Onward Together to Other ‘Resistance’ Groups


PolitiFact Hires, Fires Alan Grayson on Same Day


Michelle Obama to scared Americans: 'Forget what they are saying in Washington'


Joe Biden: Get Ready for 'Significant Change' in Washington





Ben Carson warned about family involvement at HUD, emails show (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development  Dr Ben Carson)


Ben Carson calls for review after report of son's involvement in HUD event 




Trump administration threatens to scrap California desert protection plan




As damning FBI memo looms, Trump blasts leaders of ‘politicized’ Justice Dept.


The Gang That Couldn’t Lie Straight  (The Trump team’s deception of media regarding the Trump Tower meeting piques Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert  Mueller’s interest.)


Mueller seeks delay of Flynn sentencing due to 'status' of Russia probe (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


Mueller investigation being ‘unfairly undermined,’ American Bar Association chief says




Dow sees worst day in two years as bond yields jump


Dow Plunges 666 Points as Rate Angst Sinks Bonds: Markets Wrap


S&P 500, Dow suffer biggest weekly decline in more than 2 years


The economy added 200000 jobs in January


Dow industrial marks biggest weekly point setback in 9 years, weekly drop of 1,100


Job growth, and wages, ramp up in January


Dollar on pace for strongest daily gain since October after jobs report


US hiring accelerates; annual wage growth strongest since 2009


10-year Treasury yield notches biggest weekly climb since Trump’s election


Are Central Banks Nationalizing the Economy?


U.S. hiring accelerates; annual wage growth strongest since 2009


Cryptocurrency prices plunge as regulators clamp down


Traders Are Asking If the Bond and Stock Selloff Is the Start of Something Big


Interest rate angst trips up U.S. equity bull market


Bitcoin briefly tumbles below $8,000, as cryptos crater


Asia Stocks Slide; Rising Yields Spur BOJ to Act: Markets Wrap


Blowout in bond yields rattles Asian stocks, buoys euro


Clean Capitalism Without Borders


U.S. employers likely boosted hiring in January


Gold ends lower after strong U.S. jobs data, loses over 1% on week


Junk-bond market gets riled up over potential crash into a ‘maturity wall’


Heritage Scores With 2018 Global Economic Freedom Index


The Dow’s tumultuous history, in one chart




Teacher singled out black students, stepped on them during slavery lesson, report says


New Mexico Lawmakers Want to Force High Schoolers to Apply for College, and That’s Dumb


University Revokes Honors for Steve Wynn and Bill Cosby


In a District Known for Failure, Will the State Step In?


Teachers Protected by DACA Prepare for the Worst


Let's hope the Salvador Castro Middle School shooting finally wakes up L.A. Unified on school safety


Colleges see spike in white supremacist propaganda on campuses: report




Radar scans King Tut's tomb for hidden chambers




Oil prices tally a loss for the week


Energy Prices





EPA chief personally monitored removal of climate info from website





Austria shaken by ‘Nazi songbook’ scandal


DAX drops below 13,000 after Deutsche Bank logs a hefty loss


Interpol says 50 Islamic State jihadis have entered Italy among migrants, may be on way to rest of Europe


Swedish government gives Muslim migrant child rapist custody of children




WH Officials Worried FBI Director Might Step Down Over GOP Memo


Chris Wray is quietly cleaning up the FBI  (FBI Director Christopher Wray)


Comey lashes out against FBI foes, invokes Joe McCarthy before expected memo release (Former FBI Director James Comey)


The Republican Plot Against the F.B.I.


Don’t Believe the Liberal F.B.I.


In Trump vs. the F.B.I., Trump Will Lose


Donald Trump Jr. claims Andrew McCabe ‘fired’ over Nunes memo contents  (FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe)


Trump has picked a fight with the FBI. He’ll be sorry.


GOP case: FBI probe based on tainted evidence linked to Clinton





Fed orders Wells Fargo to halt growth over compliance issues




Military helicopters in deadly mid-air collision


Paris: Hate crime charges dropped in trial of Muslim who murdered Jewish woman while screaming “Allahu akbar”


Paris parents take up fight against crummy school meals


Contaminated Baby Formula Stokes Outrage in France


Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan to face French judge over rape claims




'Abuse of power': two black people describe their ordeals with German customs


Half of cancer cases in Germany are preventable, experts say


German Interior Minister urges Parliament to accept chain migration


'Serious differences' still blocking government deal, says Merkel (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)


Head of far-right AfD ‘mistakenly’ votes for refugees to bring families to Germany

German Air Force chief told to stop talking about the F-35 or risk being fired – reports


Veteran German diplomat warns soured US-Russian ties threaten international security




Survey: 10 Most Popular Governors of 2017 Are All Republicans


Maryland governor announces he has 'non-serious skin cancer'




Groundhog Day 2018: Punxsutawney Phil predicts 6 more weeks of winter





Frustrated nurse’s rant on ER chaos makes waves




K is for ‘Kink’: Some gay-rights activists push to add letter to expanding LGBTQ acronym




U.S. Lawmakers Nominate Hong Kong Activist for Nobel Peace Prize




Here Are The 7 Biggest Bombshells In The House Intel Memo On FISA Abuses


FISA Memo's Bombshell Revelation About Fusion GPS's Role In Spy Warrant


GOP defies FBI, releases secret Russia memo to partisan fury


Lock Them Up! Louie Gohmert Says FISA Judge Should Jail Ohr And Comey For Misrepresentations (US Representative of Texas Louie Gohmert (R)


Breaking News: FBI memo is PUBLISHED - and it says DOJ used golden showers dossier to get spy surveillance warrant even though it knew British spy who wrote it was desperate to keep Trump out of office 


Bombshell House report confirms FISA warrant to snoop on Trump dependent on oppo research doc


GOP memo criticizing FBI surveillance is released


Source: FISA Memo Says FBI Used Dossier To Spy On Trump Associate


Breaking: Bombshell Memo Released. Here's What It Says.


Disputed GOP-Nunes memo released


5 Principles the New House Budget Committee Chairman Should Follow in the 2019 Budget


What if the memo is 'a dud?'


Rep. Devin Nunes: Twenty-First Century Patriot  (US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)


Luis Gutierrez, Have you no Shame? (US Representative of Illinois Luis Gutierrez (D)


Pelosi: We can’t hold the FBI accountable to the public because the FBI objects (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)


Rep. Adam Schiff says Americans will be "misled" by release of GOP memo


If Swamp Muck on the Memo Makes It Indiscernible, Refer to Steve King’s Un-Redacted Words (US Representative of Iowa Steve King (R)


From Publishing the Pentagon Papers to Suppressing the Nunes Memo


Battle over Nunes memo tests Congress’ ability to oversee FBI (US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)


Ryan: GOP memo not an 'indictment' of FBI, DOJ  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)


Watchdog Files Ethics Complaint Over NJ Democrat’s Use of House Email for Campaign


Ed. Committee Meeting Explores Dangers of Government Sharing of Data on Kids


Why top Republicans are fleeing the House


Democratic Rep Caught Playing Candy Crush During State of the Union


Democrat Amy McGrath Returns Donation from Disgraced Priest Guilty of Obstructing Child Porn Investigation


A process that tarnishes the House




The Democrats Are Out of Touch on Immigration



ICE raid hits 77 businesses, believed to be largest localized sweep of Trump era


A new ICE directive limiting arrests in courthouses is a small silver lining in a dark cloud


Polish-born doctor detained by ICE released on bond




Indian Muslim Woman Leads All-Male Friday Prayer In India's Kerala State


US Air Force Chief To Fly On 'Made-In-India' Tejas Aircraft In Jodhpur Today




Following Waiving Of U.S. Sanctions On Iran, Fading Of Iranian Uprising, Saudi Press Condemns West's Passivity Vis-à-vis Iranian Regime


Poll: Most Iranians support missiles and Hezbollah, critical of nuke


Attorney: Sending Seriously Ill American Back to Iranian Prison Would Be ‘Death Sentence’ 




Florida: Man converts to Islam, sells ammo to felon, tries to join the Islamic State


Despite its focus on “hate speech,” Hamas-linked CAIR refuses comment on U.S. imams’ calls to kill Jews




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Friday, February 2, 2018)


Israeli jets strike Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket launch


Palestinian Authority’s Abbas to Address UN Security Council Feb. 20 (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


Palestinians deny rejecting peace talks over US Jerusalem move


Israeli attacked after entering PA village


Israeli attacked, has car torched after entering Palestinian suburb of Jerusalem


Israeli airstrikes target sites in northern Gaza


Palestinians assail Israeli after he drives into West Bank (Jujdea and Samaria) town, IDF says   (Israel Defense Forces)


UN report says at least 206 international companies tied to Israeli settlements


Israel releases Palestinian lawmaker who has spent nearly 32 years behind bars


Israel demolishes Palestinian home in Nablus-area village


Iraqi Official: The Resistance Aims To Preserve The Current Regimes; Its Most Important Goal Is To Liberate Palestine; The Palestinian Factions, Led By Iranian Qods Force Commander Soleimani, Await Zero Hour For Liberating Palestine; Israel Will Quickly Disappear


Jerusalem Municipality to Collect $200 Million from Church Properties


Ebrahim Raisi, Associate And Designated Heir Of Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei, At Lebanon-Israel Border: 'Soon We Will Witness The Liberation Of Jerusalem'


Pro-Israel Groups Call on Feds to Pull Funding from Anti-Israel Middle East Programs





Japanese Retailer Muji Dragged Into China Map Dispute




US sanctions 6 people, 7 firms under rules targeting Hezbollah




"Gifting" loophole lets companies skirt marijuana regulations




Yahoo! News Article on Dossier Cited by FBI — Based on Steele’s Own Leaks!


The New York Times’ Fact-Check Fail


Memo Released: Deep State/Media Collusion to Destroy Trump Exposed


Michael Wolff says Trump ‘was right’ about Mika Brzezinski after MSNBC host kicks him off set


AP: Workers Receiving Bigger Paychecks Due to GOP Tax Reform


Newsweek Media Group Accused of Ad Fraud, Admits to Buying Web Traffic


Hannity denies report he advised Trump on Nunes memo: 'A total lie'




Medicare tightens oversight of opioid prescriptions




Commentary: To make peace in the Middle East, focus first on water




Pentagon pushes for new, low-yield nuclear weapons


US troops at greater risk in Afghanistan under Pentagon's 'new approach,' top official says


Navy hands out more punishments to sailors after deadly collisions


How 'Fat Leonard' infiltrated the US Navy's floating headquarters in Asia


DOD official: ‘Myths’ distort military’s image with pool of future recruits


Osprey squadron commander fired months after deadly crash off Australia


Army to pay $4M to families of victims killed by soldiers who wanted to start race war




DACA Solution Must Heed 9/11 Commission Findings




NTSB: 'Issues' reported at accident crossing




Letter from a PM ties Pakistan to J&K terror: NIA


Pakistan Expresses Concern After White House Comment on Safe Havens





Behind the "games" drug companies play to stifle generic medicine





Satellite images show Philippines volcano




L.A.'s homelessness surged 75% in six years. Here's why the crisis has been decades in the making




Red Cross official confident U.S. will remain top donor under Trump




Religious Intolerance Circles the Globe




Putin marks 75 years since Battle of Stalingrad victory over Nazis (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Russian programmer accused of hacking extradited to US from Spain


Russia says it won’t stop tailing US aircraft following 'unsafe' maneuver


‘The Navalny effect’ on Russia




‘Vaccine’ Developed That Could Eliminate All Traces of Cancer


What scientists are learning from polar bear cams


Shocker! Gender Neutrality Impacts Scientific Advancement





New York Faces Problems with SAFE Act Gun Owner Database as Deadline to Recertify Passes





Think Tank Requests SEC Investigation of California Governments Worried About Climate Change





GOP Senator Invited Senate Custodian as His Guest to Attend State of the Union


#NeverMitt – Romney’s Shameful Record of Lies and Flip-Flops


The Democrats aren't the party of the people, they're the party of Elizabeth Warren  (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)


Romney to make announcement about Utah Senate race Feb. 15


Flake comes out against releasing Nunes memo  (US Senator of Arizona Jeff Flake (R) 





CEO Of The Humane Society Resigns Amid Allegations of Sexual Harassment


Seven board members quit Humane Society after it opts to keep CEO accused of harassment





Time to Remove Socialist “Huddled Masses” Plaque from Statue of Liberty




Why Running Parent Leave Through Social Security Is The Smartest Live Option




Truck driver plows over a 2,000-year-old site in Peru, damaging the designs




[Breaking] Fire breaks out at Yonsei Severance Hospital


Korea needs no US ambassador


Justice Ministry launches sexual harassment prevention committee


'Victor Cha withdrawal not due to his objection to military options’


Korea, China agree to boost economic cooperation




Tom Brady, A Perfect 40


NBA superstar shoves fan who walked on court


No American woman has landed an Olympic triple axel. This one intends to try twice.


Pass the dip: Fans’ outrage chips away at Super Bowl expectations


GOP Rep Blasts ESPN Over Host’s Call to Change Notre Dame Fighting Irish Mascot


Larry Nassar attorney questions how he could have abused all his accusers


Dad buys Super Bowl ad to get Trump’s attention


NHL Scoreboard


NBA Scoreboard





Utah billionaire philanthropist Jon Huntsman dies at 80


Bitter cold, snow forecast for eastern US





Why did a congressman give a Holocaust denier a ticket to the SotU?




Politically outspoken Ginsburg bemoans politicized courts




US not ruling out Syria strikes after new chemical attack


Safe or not, Syrian refugees slowly start coming home


Ancient Syrian temple reduced to rubble in airstrike





GOP pressures Trump on Taiwan as China issues threats




Trump’s tax cuts are rocketing us into the debt ceiling





Syria war: Why Turkey's battle for northern Syria matters





 FTSE 100 suffers worst week since April as bond yields spike


Baby Born at 25 Weeks, Weighing Less Than an iPad, Shows Humanity of Unborn Children


Man who attacked Muslims in London learns fate


UK govt’s “terror watchdog”: “Fundamentally wrong to attach the word terrorism to any of the world religions”




Haley tells Hill Republicans 'Russia is not our friend,' at GOP retreat dinner (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)





Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Did Trump just reveal the real reason this memo was written?


Pieces of the Same Puzzle: SOTU, DACA, FBI


Trump to approve release of FBI memo over objections from intelligence officials


'Never any hesitation': Trump was quickly persuaded to support memo's release


Trump’s nationalism is a serious play for to unify America


Trump Pressures Democrats for a Deal on Immigration


Trump's communications director under increased scrutiny


Trump's approval will ensure controversial memo's release despite warnings from intelligence officials


Trump’s enablers are misreading the stars


The State of the Union got teleprompter Trump. The GOP retreat got the real Donald Trump.


Trump mocks 'the resistance' at RNC winter meeting




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