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Friday, February 10, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 240  YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Little Sisters of the Poor: Confirming Neil Gorsuch Would Protect Us From Obama’s Abortion Mandate

 

Shocking Video Shows How Abortions Kill More Black People Than Every Other Cause Combined

 

Woman Compares Aborting Her Baby to Food Poisoning and Complains Food Poisoning Was Worse

 

Abortion, immigration, race relations fuel Twin Cities protests set for Saturday (Minnesota)

 

Planned Parenthood Clinic Named for Margaret Sanger Hurts 2 Women in 3 Weeks in Botched Abortions

 

If you regret having abortion, proposed law would let you sue the doctor years later (Florida)

 

Woman’s Agony Over Past Abortions: “If I Didn’t Sweep Them Under the Rug I Couldn’t Life With Myself”

 

Other Countries Aim To Fill Aid Shortfall Caused By U.S. Abortion Rule

 

New Congressional Bill Would Protect Doctors and Nurses Who Refuse to Assist Abortions

 

Ohio Right to Life seeks to ban most abortions after 13 weeks

 

Top Restaurants Will Sell Cookies to Raise Money for Planned Parenthood Abortion Business

 

Illinois House panel backs abortion protection

 

Action Needed to Stop Bill Making St. Louis, Missouri a “Sanctuary City” for Abortion

 

Congress will attempt to revoke Obama's funding protections for abortion providers

 

“You Carried Me.” How God Saved Me From a Botched Abortion

 

Colorado House panel rejects “abortion reversal” pill bill; two others expected to follow

 

5 Reasons Why We Must Defund Planned Parenthood

 

Lawmakers mull their strategies as another abortion battle looms (Texas)

 

ACLU to Challenge ‘Unconstitutional’ Arkansas Abortion Law

 

Legislative committee passes two abortion bills  (Wyoming)

 

Anti-abortion hearings continue long into the night at Capitol  (Colorado)

 

Satanic Temple Celebrates Valentine’s Day With Pro-Abortion Fundraiser

 

Satanic Temple Celebrates Valentine’s Day With “Hugs and Kisses for Satan” Fundraiser for Abortion

 

DNA From Pre-Teen’s Late-Term Abortion Matches Milwaukee Suspect

 

German doctor re-ignites debate after banning abortions in clinic

 
ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME (AIDS)

 

Bill Frist: The Case for Keeping America’s AIDS Relief Plan

 

ADOPTION

 

Firefighter adopts baby girl he delivered on emergency call

 

Adoption agency's closure leaves prospective parents hanging

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Afghan Defense Ministry backs calls to bring in more foreign troops

 

 

AFRICA

 

Stampede at Angolan stadium kills 17, injures scores

 

A Bilingual Cameroon Teeters After English Speakers Protest Treatment

 

AIRLINES

 

Trump keeps his eye on the jobs ball

 

 

AMERICAN VOICE INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC POLICY

 

Capital Hill Review Friday, February 3, 2017

 

ANTARCTIC

 

Antarctic expedition to hunt for "missing" meteorites

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Hateful Threats Against a Jewish Blogger

 

AUSTRALIA

 

Trump bumps ASX through 5700 to cap solid week

 

Is the Australian dollar overvalued?

 

Australian Dollar Surges as China Trade Smashes Forecasts

 

The unappetising truth behind your $5 pizza

 

Another Australian sentenced to death. Where is the outrage?

 

Stricken cruise ship towed to Melbourne for repairs

 

Soap factory ablaze in Melbourne's north

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

 Ford to invest $1 billion in autonomous vehicle tech firm Argo AI

 

BALKANS

 

Serbia Court Rejects Montenegro Request To Extradite Suspect In Alleged Coup Attempt

 

 

BOYCOTTS

 

Branded as enemies: Anti-Trump business boycotts create confusion for consumers

 

BORDER SECURITY

 

Construction resumes on Dakota pipeline despite tribe's challenge

 

CANADA

 

TSX closes at all-time high, Wall Street shatters more records on Trump’s promise of a ‘phenomenal’ tax plan

 

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

 

Quebec imam prays: “O Allah, destroy the accursed Jews…O Allah, kill them one by one”

 

What a Donald Trump Presidency Means for Canada

 

Many Somalis in Minnesota 'willing to take the risk' to sneak into Canada

 

Police open investigation into allegations ex-Vice Canada editor recruited drug mules

 

Mayor Tory disappointed Toronto police won't march in Pride parade

 

Two Canadian CF-18s were on approach to land at Florida airport that hasn’t existed since 2010

 

Lawyer: Repeal of NAFTA Wouldn't Curb Special Visa Privileges for Canadians

 

'It was my choice to make:' Over boos from crowd, Trudeau says electoral reform scuttled for national unity  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Electricity prices spur renewed push to have Hydro One $100,000-plus salaries on the ‘sunshine list’

 

5th Canadian denied entry to U.S. after facing questions about Moroccan roots, Muslim faith

 

An invitation to U.S. tech companies: Make Canada your second choice

 

Bus beheader Vince Li gets absolute discharge

 

Trudeau agrees with Trump in some areas

 

CARIBBEAN

 

Unrest roils Dominica after reports reveal government’s collusion with China, Iran

 

CENTRAL BANKING

 

Is Central Banking a Capitalist or Communist Concept?

 

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA)

 

CIA Chief, Turkish Prime Minister Discuss Closer Antiterror Cooperation

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Big payday after state fires pastor for Christian beliefs  (Georgia)

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China January exports, imports easily beat expectations

 

Trump tells Chinese president US will honor 'one China' policy  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: This is very foolish.  The world must standup to Communist China’s hegemonic agenda.)

 

 President Xi Jinping of China, Stung by Trump’s Taiwan Call, Is Said to Shun Talks  (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping; AVIPP COMMENTARY: Americans and the free world should boycott the goods of Communist China.)

 

Drunk man sets fireworks shop alight in China

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

New alarms sounded over North Korea's EMP potential

 

Fact or fiction? Twitter account channels North Korean rhetoric

 

CONGRESS

 

With Trump and GOP in Power, New Push to Stop FATCA Horror Show

 

Inside the protest movement that has Republicans reeling

 

Hill GOP backs Trump on leaks investigation

 

Dems set optimistic goals after 2016

 

In Congress, Republicans are quiet and meek as mice

 

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU

 

Draining The CFPB's Swamp

 

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

Businesses desperately seek PR strategies for the Age of Trump

 

Member of ExxonMobil advisory panel sends scathing resignation letter

 

How much damage will the Under Armour CEO's Trump comments cause his company?

 

American’s CEO Says He Missed Trump Event for Work, Not Politics

 

COURTS

 

Court Ruling Against Trump’s Executive Order Shows the Worst of Judicial Activism

 

Just how radical was the Ninth Circuit’s nullification of law?

 

Why is Anyone Going along with the 9th  Circuit COA’s Illegal Ruling?

 

… Judge Napolitano: 9th  Circuit Court Ruling Is ‘Intellectually Dishonest’ …

 

Suspects in Chicago live-streamed attack enter pleas

 

Ninth Circuit Would Allow 9/11 Hijacker to Sue to Come to USA…

 

The Ninth Circuit Just Issued a Dangerous Ruling against Donald Trump’s Immigration Order

 

Conway says court ruling on Trump travel ban 'does not affect the merits at all'

 

Appeals court blocks Trump’s travel ban. At least one part of the government is still functioning properly  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: This branch of government is acting unconstitutionally and ruling by judicial fiat.)

 

Appeals Court: Trump executive order threatened rights of illegal immigrants

 

How a federal appeals court just ended Trump’s 18-month winning streak

 

Left-wing group's attack on Alabama judge backfires (Appeals court supports review of claim state procedure violates US Constitution.)

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Convicted, Released Illegals Committed 121 Murders During Obama Years

 

A daughter's lifelong hunt for father's killer brings answers, but no justice

 

Influx of Police in New York’s Most Violent Borough

 

Michigan mother, 19, 'sexually abused her three-month-old son and created child porn'

 

Victim told police an Oklahoma football player punched her because she rejected his advances

 

Shocking moment 18-year-old serial offender is shot dead a fraction of a second after pointing his gun at a cop

 

New Hampshire woman barricades herself in her apartment and sparks armed standoff with police after boyfriend said spaghetti dinner was 'OK'

 

 

DARWIN

 

The Lord’s Day, Meet Darwin Day… and Shudder

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Report: Hillary blames loss on Obama more than Comey, Putin. Still no mention of blaming herself

 

Joe Biden, Wife Sign With Hollywood Talent Agency  (Former Vice-President Joseph R Biden Jr)

 

These Five Quotes From This Week’s Democratic Retreat Show Dems Are Still Struggling to Come Together

 

With UFT endorsement, de Blasio just raised a red flag for Preet Bharara (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

Can the mayor make a habit of not dodging the press? (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

Democrats Are Losing Their War With Trump

 

Hillary Clinton takes to Twitter to gloat over court's immigration ruling

 

Chelsea Clinton Tweets Out Fake News

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

 

The USDA removed animal welfare reports from its site. A show horse lawsuit may be why.

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

DeVos Opponents Think About Homeschooling Instead. Good for Them!

 

Protesters initially block DeVos from entering DC school

 

Education tyranny: What the opposition to DeVos says about liberals

 

By Getting Rid Of Education Department, Trump Can Fulfill Reagan's Wish

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Exclusive - Trump border 'wall' to cost $21.6 billion, take 3.5 years to build: internal report

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Shouldn't the DOJ Know About Terrorists From Countries Covered by Trump's Travel Ban?

 

Sessions' claim about violent crime contradicted by FBI data   (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Conway's husband just got a big boost to be solicitor general

 

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

 

Puzder's business has one of the best labor records in industry

 

ECONOMY

 

Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq book records, log 3rd  straight weekly gain

 

Wall Street hits records again, boosted by Trump economy hopes

 

Stocks Rise to Records as Oil Gains, Bonds Slip: Markets Wrap

 

Innovation Key to Job Growth in America

 

Immigrants' impact on the U.S. economy, graphed

 

Treasury yields post a weekly decline as worries about geopolitics weigh

 

Asian Stocks Rally, Bonds Drop on Trump Tax Pledge: Markets Wrap

 

Asian shares probe 18-month highs, cheered by Trump's tax cut talk

 

Dollar edges higher after Abe-Trump meeting produces no fireworks

 

Why Whole Foods is struggling

 

Gold settles lower, but posts a more than 1% weekly gain

 

Emerging Market Assets Plunged After Trump Won. This Year They've Been On a Massive

 

EDUCATION

 

Investigative Report: Colleges Are Now Giant Psychiatric Facilities

 

UT Students Trumped By Political Correctness

 

'Progressive' College Plans Anti-Bias Workshop Aimed At Infants

 

K-12: Unequal resources? No, unequal reading.

 

Enablers, but for Boot Camps (Ed-tech companies are seeing a new market of program management developing as colleges get into the coding boot camp business.)

 

Students Who Enjoy or Take Pride in Math Have Better Long-Term Math Achievement

 

Collective Bargaining in the Crosshairs  (Iowa lawmakers push bill to severely restrict collective bargaining by employees in higher education.)

 

Harsh Parenting Predicts Low Educational Attainment Through Increasing Peer Problems

 

‘Fictional Higher Education’ (Editors discuss their new essay collection on the portrayal of colleges, students and academics -- across genres and eras.)

 

Math Learned Best When Children Move

 

A Cash Crisis and Collapse  (Saint Joseph's will suspend operations, saying it lacks funds to continue without an overhaul. Many faculty members, students and alumni question how things got so dire.)

 

Naps May Help Preschoolers Learn, Study Finds

 

Movements That Move the Teaching of History

 

Radicalizing for Vandalism with Campus Identity Politics

 

A Hitler Valentine’s Day card was handed out on a Michigan campus. University officials want to know why.

 

Chicago schools CEO under fire for blaming financial woes on 'Trump-like' governor

 

Integration Works. Can It Survive the Trump Era?

 

Trump's travel ban hurt our education system

 

Loyola Marymount University is opening a new Silicon Beach-focused Playa Vista campus

 

EGYPT

 

Widening Crackdown, Egypt Shutters Group That Treats Torture Victims

 

ENERGY

 

Oil up for the session, but barely registers a gain for the week

 

Energy Prices

 

Lack of Competition Is Leading to a Costly Electricity Glut in California

 

Pipeline burning after blast is “just a big blow torch”

 

ENVIRONMENT

 

Scientists zero in on cause of vast seabird die-off

 

What the hell happened to this alligator?

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

Environmental Law — A Good Place To Start For Trump To Make America Great Again

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks end at 2-week high, boosted by Chinese data, earnings

 

EU Negotiator: Don’t Worry, Trump Won’t Dump Iran Deal

 

Mogherini warns US not to ‘interfere’ in European politics

 

US troops march through Latvian town, woo border guards with arms & equipment (Videos)

 

Mysterious outage plunges city of Brussels into darkness

 

Romanian justice minister resigns after angry anti-corruption protests

 

FAST FOOD INDUSTRY

 

McDonald's is testing a snow crab sandwich

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

FBI probes what Michael Flynn said to the Russian ambassador

 

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Top Federal Reserve official resigns as bank deregulation looms

 

FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

 

Trump admin delays protection for "endangered" bees

 

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)

 

Dozens of new cancer drugs do little to improve survival

 

FOREIGN POLICY

 

In First Meeting, Top EU, U.S. Diplomats Discuss Russia, Iran, Ukraine

 

FRANCE

 

Four arrested in France for planning attack: sources

 

France's Bumbling Search for a Candidate to Stop Le Pen

 

France retains crown as world's top tourist destination

 

'French first': This is what a 'President Marine Le Pen' has in mind for France

 

French farmer vows to keep helping migrants despite €3,000 fine

 

Paris suburbs: Locals blame 'aggressive' cops as tensions simmer

 

GERMANY

 

Only 1 of Germany’s 8 Airbus A400M military planes ready for use – air force

 

How German guns often end up in child soldiers' hands

 

E-Mobility Gets Existential for German Carmakers

 

2 Arrested in Central Germany on Suspicion of Plotting Attack

 

Germany: Muslim migrant screams “Allah” as he slashes man’s face with knife on bus

 

German court upholds ban on poem insulting Erdoğan  (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Germany calls Trump’s demands for sharing of NATO burden ‘fair’

 

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Congress Investigates Federal Climate Study After Whistleblower Exposes Fake Science

 

Establishment Politicians Using ‘Carbon Tax’ to Foil Trump  

 

Why Are Republicans Pushing Brand New Taxes?

 

GOOGLE

 

Google Warns Journalists of 'State-Sponsored Hackers'

 

Ditch humans or cooperate? Google’s DeepMind tests ultimate AI choice with game theory  

 

GOP

 

With Pence gone, fellow Republicans undo his work in Indiana (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

 

GREECE

 

Greece hopeful of imminent EU debt deal despite German warning

 

 

GUANTANAMO

 

Trump Finalizes Executive Order to Put ISIS Detainees in Guantánamo

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

How Tom Price Can Begin to Unravel Obamacare From Inside the Agency That Implemented It

 

Millions sign up for Obamacare despite its problems

 

More Americans Prefer Lower Premiums Over Obamacare’s Preexisting Condition Protections

 

Republicans in Idaho tried to design a better plan than Obamacare — and failed

 

HHS nominee Tom Price is member of group that opposes mandatory vaccinations, Medicare

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Mom issues warning to parents after cold turns serious for newborn 

 

Ohio clinic accused of false Alzheimer's diagnoses 

 

Officials investigate man's death in ER waiting room

 

Revealed: How speed, ice, ecstasy and other party drugs age the heart at an alarming rate

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson distances himself from Under Armour CEO's pro-Trump remark  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: Americans should boycott the products he endorses and his movies.)

 

HONG KONG

 

Fire on crowded Hong Kong subway injures at least 17 people

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Congressman’s Bill Would Do More to Curtail Sanctuary Cities Than Trump’s Executive Order

 

Sacramento Bee Fishwives Troll Rep. Tom McClintock. Again

 

Chaffetz faces harsh grilling at packed town hall  (US Representative of Utah Jason Chaffetz (R)

 

Chicago Officer Acquitted of Wrongdoing Charges Filed by Rep. Rush (D-Illinois)

 

Paul Ryan’s Border Adjustment Tax vs. Donald Trump’s Targeted Tariffs  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

My congressman, Ted Lieu (D-California), is a partisan hack

 

Top congressional Republican, Democrat call for ethics review of Kellyanne Conway (US Representative of Utah Jason Chaffetz (R)

 

Top Dem Cummings Says Conway Violated Ethics Rules, Despite His Own Ethics History (US Representative of Maryland Elijah Cummings (D)

 

Calif. congressman to deny funding for sanctuaries in his district

 

Former Dem Rep. Corrine Brown’s (D-Florida)  Top Aide Pleads Guilty to Fraud

 

Republican plan would ease Wall Street rules, as party embraces deregulation

 

House Ethics Dem calls on Chaffetz to probe Trump (US Representative of Utah Jason Chaffetz (R)

 

Rep. Brat: Tax reform must be priority No. 1  (US Representative of Virginia David Brat)

 

IMMIGRATION

 

New Poll Shows Support For Trump’s Travel Ban is Increasing

 

Trump Opens Border For Christian Refugees, But Left Ignores

 

Protesters hit streets after claims of stepped-up immigration raids

 

The Real Significance of the Temporary Immigration Ban?

 

Immigration arrests in L.A. spark fear and outrage, but officials say they are routine

 

Where do America's undocumented immigrants live?

 

Statewide survey finds Californians favor state and local action when it comes to immigration policies

 

Trump shows some interest in a dead immigration bill — the one Republicans killed

 

L.A., Orange counties are home to 1 million immigrants who are in the country illegally, analysis shows

 

Soros plans endless, orchestrated anti-deportation protests

 

NYC and LA home to nearly 1 in 5 immigrants living illegally in U.S.

 

The travel moratorium: A hopeless disaster

 


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

ICE Agent Hospitalized After Assault by ‘Criminal Alien’

 

Watch: ICE Agents Lasso Illegals in Texas

 

Mother deported in Arizona immigration case that sparked protests

 

INDIA

 

Christian in India Dies after Tribal Villagers Immerse Him, Wife in Cold Pond, Son Says

 

‘Man who killed girlfriend, parents set up US-style house to lure women’

 

India's Aurobindo eyes U.S. plant amid Trump push on jobs

 

After Lockheed, Saab offers to set up advanced jet production hub in India

 

INDONESIA

 

Twelve killed in Bali village landslide in Indonesia

 

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

 

Who pays for Trump’s US$1 trillion infrastructure plan?

 

INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY

 

Intelligence Community Claims on Trump

 

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICES (IRS)

 

Groups want Trump to close loophole allowing illegal immigrants to abuse tax credits

 

IRAN

 

Trump to Iran's Rouhani: Better be careful (Iranian President Hassan Rouhani)

 

Iran's Bluster Is Just Fear of Trump -- and Revolution

 

Iranians Protest Trump With ‘Death to America’ Chants

 

Analysis: Iran’s big business and IRGC commanders

 

IRAQ

 

The Islamic State chops off children’s hands for refusing to execute prisoners

 

President Trump Phones Iraqi PM About Travel Ban

 

On the Ground in Mosul, Where Life Is Slowly Returning

 

 

ISLAM

 

Hamas-Linked CAIR Holds Event with Hezbollah Imam

 

Muslim society in the U.S. has transformed since 9/11. Trump could change it back.

 

Muhammad’s Sexual Fantasies of Virgin Mary

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Friday, February 10, 2017)

 

Erdan: Trump's statement 'very important'   (Public security minister welcomes Trump statement saying that Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria are not an impediment to peace.)

 

Trump-Netanyahu Meeting Set To Expose Obama’s Collusion On Resolution 2334 (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

France condemns Petah Tikva attack  (France strongly condemns terrorist attack in Petah Tikva, rocket fire on Eilat.)

 

Palestinian succumbs to gunshot wounds inflicted 3 months ago by Israeli forces

 

Trump to Israeli paper: Settlements are ‘not a good thing for peace’

 

Despite Dual Citizenship Comment, Le Pen Still Pro-Israel

 

Police said weighing whether to accuse PM of accepting bribe

 

As the world keeps silent in light of Syria massacre, Israel must act

 

Israeli forces detain 3 Palestinians overnight in connection with Petah Tikva shooting

 

Israel permanently downgrades its ties to New Zealand, Senegal

 

UN set to defer report on companies with Israeli

 

Attempted Ramming Attack in Mount Hebron

 

Analysts: Islamic State rocket attack on Eilat was PR, not a sign of things to come

 

East Jerusalem teen tells Ma'an about medical negligence he faced in Israeli prisons

 

Body found in West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  nature reserve, police suspect foul play

 

The 2 State Solution is DEAD!

 

IDF seizes work permits of family of suspected Petah Tikva terrorist  (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Analysis: Uneasy neighbors   (Israel is keeping a watchful eye as Hamas and Egypt make a last-ditch attempt to improve relations.)

 

Israeli settlers occupy Palestinian-owned properties in Silwan

 

Palestinian writer afraid to go home amid uproar over novel

 

Report: Jewish Population Growth Rate in Judea, Samaria, Double Israel’s National Average

 

Trump Back In Neutral: Warns Israel On Settlements

 

Trump May Turn to Arab Allies on Palestinian Deal 

 

JAPAN

 

Why Shinzo Abe Is Banking on a Bromance with Trump   (Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe)

 

Trump meets Abe: A $268 billion relationship under strain

 

The Abe-Trump summit: how will it go down?

 

A worried Japan seeks Trump's assurances on Washington visit

 

LEBANON

 

Anti-Hizbullah Shi'ite Lebanese Journalist: The Recent Clashes Between South Lebanon Residents And UNIFIL Forces Are A Message From Iran To The U.S.

 

LIBERALISM

 

The Claws Out For Ivanka Trump Show Liberal Love For Women Is A Sham

 

 

MARIJUANA

 

Volunteers needed for 1st clinical trial of smoked marijuana for PTSD symptoms

 

MEDIA 

 

The Donald Trump Effect Is Reviving The Media He Claims To Target

 

NYTimes Lobbies for Muslim Brotherhood

 

Discrepancy in NYT editions prompts Trump rebuke

 

CNN host apologizes for N-word comment

 

Media miss major policy shift in Trump's immigration order

 

Hillary Clinton was 'replaced on Vogue cover by Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner after election loss' as fashion bible reveals it will cover Melania Trump moving forward

 

MEXICO  

 

Deported woman back in Mexico complains: I felt like 'Chapo' Guzman

 

Mexico warns citizens after US deportation of undocumented mother

 

Foreign minister: Mexico is open to renegotiating NAFTA

 

Monarch butterfly numbers drop in Mexico, reversing recovery

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Saudi-led coalition intensifies strikes on Yemeni port, UN worried civilians may get trapped

 

MILITARY

 

America's Nuclear Weapons Future Remains Unclear

 

Pentagon's robot satellite repair system sued by aerospace company

 

Former Pentagon chief Perry: 'Tragic mistake' not to extend arms treaty with Russia

 

$1.5 million Army drone missing from Arizona found 600 miles away

 

From SEALs to All-Out War: Why Rushing Into Yemen Is a Dangerous Idea

 

Trump left with scores of Pentagon vacancies to fill after Obama team flees

 

Chinese and US aircraft in 'unsafe' encounter

 

U.S. General Seeks Troop Buildup in Afghan ‘Stalemate’

 

General sees Russian meddling in Afghanistan, need for more troops to fight Taliban

 

Russia, Iran Supporting Taliban to ‘Undermine’ U.S. Mission in Afghanistan

 

Military aide demoted for misconduct at overseas clubs

 

Strategy launched to bring down Ebola-type threats in 60 days

 

Army probing death of investigator at Fort Hood, 1 of 6 deaths at the base this year

 

Inside a stealth bomber's mission to takeout ISIS: B-2 pilots 'flew 32-hours nonstop to Libya and dropped several thousand pounds of bombs on camps that killed scores of terrorists'

 

Army drone that vanished on Arizona flight found in Colorado

 

NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE

 

Huge amount of ammo stolen from national park

 

NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

 

Former top-security NSA contractor could face 200 years in prison 'after stealing more than 500 MILLION pages of national defense information over the course of 20 years'

 

NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER

 

Flynn discussed sanctions with Russian envoy before Trump took office, officials say

 

NEW ZEALAND

 

New Zealanders Race to Save Whales After 400 Stranded

 

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

Is NATO Really Ready for a War?

 

Lithuanian President Says Baltics Seek Greater NATO Security Ahead Of Russian Exercises

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistani government officials deny that blasphemy laws target Christians

 

Trump’s defence aide lauds Pakistan’s resilience in terror fight

 

India is secretly constructing nuclear city in south: FO

 

Qamar Bajwa,US Secretary of Defence agreed on common goal of peace and stability in the region

 

PHILIPPINES

 

6.7 magnitude earthquake shakes southern Philippines

 

Duterte: America’s closet ally (President Rodrigo Duterte)

 

POSTAL SERVICE

 

U.S. Postal Service says it lost $200 million over holiday season

 

PRISONS

 

Inmates break out of jail, grab booze — and then sneak back in

 

RUSSIA

 

Putin says he’s ready to meet Trump in Slovenian capital  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

6 Signs There’s No Such Thing as Internet Freedom in Russia

 

Donald Trump Gives Russia Hope—Sort Of 

 

Moscow Says It Has Nothing to Do With Hundreds of Tanks in Eastern Ukraine

 

From Russia With Love: Did Putin Put Trump in the White House?

 

Foreign Ministry believes US tries to accuse Russia of its failures in Afghanistan

 

Independent Russian Radio Station Ekho Moskvy Facing Government Closure

 

Kremlin says Turkey gave target for deadly Syria strikes

 

No Surprise Candidates in Russia's 2018 Presidential Elections - Reports

 

‘Russian hackers’ hysteria in US may be extremely profitable — Zakharova

 

Putin planning to send 100K troops to Baltic border? 

 

Vladimir Putin and the Return of the KGB

 

Russian Envoy Sees No Substantial Differences With U.S. Over Iran Deal

 

Frustrated Siberians Take On Russia's Justice System

 

Fears Of Deportation For North Korean Defector Living In Russia

 

'Wars not diminishing': How Putin's iconic 2007 Munich speech sounds today

 

Hackers get burned in deal with Russian spy agency

 

Putin apologizes after a Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers while trying to hit ISIS targets in Syria  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

SAME-SEX UNIONS

 

Poll: Most Religious Americans Now Support Same-Sex Marriage (AVIPP COMMENTARY: How tragic that the Apostate Church is now controlling America.)

 

 

SCIENCE

 

First atomic blast reveals new insights about the moon

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (SEC)

 

SEC Says Trader Made $29 Million Illegally From DreamWorks Deal

 

 

SENATE

 

Senators question Goldman Sachs on its role in Trump banking policy

 

Democratic Party Bracing for a Clinton-Kennedy Face Off for NY Senate Seat

 

MLK Jr's Niece: Elizabeth Warren Played the Race Card Against Sessions  (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)

 

Nobody Knows Anything  

 

A Divided, Testy Senate Confirms Trump Health Secretary

 

Cotton fills Sessions' shoes on immigration (US Senator of Arkansas Tom Cotton (R)

 

Ted Cruz Is Right about the Democrats and Racism  (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)

 

Not so fast on that Trump endorses the 'Gang of Eight' story

 

Al Franken and Saturday Night Liberalism   (US Senator of Minnesota Al Franken (D)

 

Elizabeth Warren Promoted New Book Right Before Senate Rule Violation, Solicited Donations Immediately After 

 

Marco Rubio just gave a really important speech — but almost no one paid attention  (US Senator of Florida Marco Rubio (R)

 

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Hwang refuses to extend special probe on Park   (President Park Geun-hye)

 

Young People to Face Toughest Job Market Ever

 

USFK Chief Hints at Preemptive Strikes Against N.Korean Missiles

 

Seoul Pays Fair Share for U.S. Troop Presence, Says Tillerson  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

Uber claims Korea’s self-driving car infringes trademark

 

Meat price unstable following foot-and-mouth disease outbreak

 

SPACE

 

SpaceX gears up for launch from historic pad

 

SPORTS

 

NFL warns Texas over "bathroom bill": No Super Bowl for you!  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: Fans should continue to boycott the NFL.)

 

Odell Beckham Jr. robbed during Super Bowl weekend

 

Falcons assistant Steve Sarkisian speaks publicly of his battle against alcoholism

 

Kushner Family Bidding for Baseball’s Miami Marlins

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

College Basketball Scoreboard (Men)

 

 

STATES

 

Gaping hole in spillway for Calif. dam grows

 

Only one in three Californians like Trump in a new statewide poll

 

California's second largest reservoir is damaged. These water releases just made it worse

 

Driver dies after his semi-truck is blown off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel by 40mph winds into the frigid waters below  (Virginia)

 

Ind. governor grants pardon that Pence didn't act upon   (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

Eric Holder’s law firm paid $25K a month by California taxpayers to fight Trump policies: Report

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Trump reportedly nixes Elliott Abrams as State Department’s top deputy

 

Out with Globalization, In with Tillerson  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

Americans Mixed on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

 

State Dept. Revolts Against Trump For Securing Border

 

77% of refugees allowed into U.S. since travel reprieve hail from seven suspect countries

 

5 examples of lies, fraud, corruption in U.S. refugee program

 

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Neil Gorsuch Is Trump’s Best Revenge for Judicial Activism

 

Dershowitz: Supreme Court Appeal on Ban Would Take Too Long

 

On immigration EO, Trump should appeal to the Supreme Court

 

Neil Gorsuch: The President's Home Run for the Supreme Court

 

Case Over Executive Order Seems Headed to Supreme Court

 

Liberal group targets Gorsuch over travel ban ruling

 

SYRIA

 

The Blackwater of Jihad (A consortium of elite, well-paid fighters from across the former Soviet Union are training jihadis in Syria. Their business model could go global.)

 

Syrian Arab women battle IS, social stigma

 

Assad Calls Report of Torture in Syrian Prison ‘Fake News’  (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)

 

Assad: US troops welcome in Syria to fight ‘terrorism’

 

… Assad: Some Refugees ‘Definitely’ Terrorists

 

Assad rejects safe zones in Syria

 

TAIWAN

 

Working class wages stagnant for average 2.3 years: survey

 

Italian businessman dumped North Korean nuclear waste in ocean near Taiwan

 

Tamsui records low of 6.7 degrees

 

Taiwan maintaining 'close contact' with US following Trump-Xi call: Presidential Office

 

Taiwan: Stocks hit over 20-month high; techs jump

 

Three Taiwanese, one Singaporean win science awards

 

 

TAXATION

 

The Real Tax Unfairness

 

Oregon legislature considers coffee tax, officials say 

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

Technology Intel gives Trump credit for $7bn US factory it announced under Obama

 

 

TERRORISM

 

Despite Berkeley Denials, Claims Surface of Student Rioters

 

Dear Media: Spicer's Atlanta Terror Attack? It Happened in 2002

 

A terrorism label that would hurt more than help

 

The Myth That Designating the Muslim Brotherhood as Terrorist is Illegal

 

TRADE

 

The Trouble With the Trade Surpluses

 

The Chimera Of Two-Way Trade Deals

 

 

TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION (TSA)

 

The TSA Had A Powerpoint On Suicide Bombers That Included Michael Jordan, Bugs Bunny, And Elvis Presley

 

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

 

$1,084,840,000,000: Taxes Set Record Through January; $7,133 Per Worker; Feds Still Run Deficit of $156,939,000,000 

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey Blocks Series of Terror Attacks, Seizes 24 Suicide Explosives Belts

 

Turkish military denies Russian claim on providing ‘mistaken’ coordinates in Syria

 

Turkey, Ukraine lift passport requirement in visits to boost tourism

 

Turkey, Russia try to avoid crisis

 

Police disperse demonstrators, detain five people in Ankara University

 

Turkey’s giant gas storage facility opens

 

Turkish, British top soldiers meet in Ankara

 

Turkey’s automotive production rises 31 pct

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

U.K. stocks jump to 4-week high as miners rally

 

Britain’s entire fleet of attack subs ‘out of service’ – media

 

UK manufacturing jump shows economy ended 2016 strongly despite Brexit vote

 

BBC doubles down on its own 'fake news'

 

NHS problems unacceptable, says Hunt  (In an exclusive BBC interview, the health secretary concedes NHS care is falling short in places.)

 

Jeremy Corbyn 'sacks election coordinator' as he reshuffles shadow cabinet after wave of Labour frontbench resignations

 

Court challenge over child refugee effort

 

Trump’s EU ambassador pick was ‘head’ of non-existent Scots body

 

Germany warns the City over Brexit risk

 

Tory councillor suspended over 'completely unacceptable' racist tweet depicting Diane Abbott as ape

 

Private school students gain exam time

 

 NHS: Hospitals are in state of 'war', government adviser says

 

Farm subsidy delays 'raise Brexit fears'

 

Government urged to scrap 'unfair' tax raid on older pension savers 

 

Brexit 'may mean cancer drugs delay'

 

Archbishop and Tory MPs criticise closure of child refugee scheme

 

Support staff 'plugging teaching gaps'

 

European Commission: Independent Scotland would have to join queue for EU membership

 

Man arrested over 'terror fundraising'

 

A&E in England had worst delays ever in January, leak suggests  

 

'Record numbers' of dolphins detected

 

Up to 150 Conservative MPs will support motion to oust John Bercow as Speaker after his criticism of Donald Trump

 

 Members of grooming gang face deportation to Pakistan

 

Fat children are fuelling the NHS crisis, not the elderly, leading doctor claims 

 

G4S to take over welfare support for families facing deportation

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

UN chief says ‘determined’ for success in Cyprus talks

 

UN chief Guterres heads to Turkey ahead of Arab tour  (United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres)

 

UNITED STATES

 

Americans See US World Standing as Worst in a Decade

 

Oldest American, Adele Dunlap, dead at 114

 

Doorman, 59, slips and falls through glass door fatally slitting his throat while shoveling snow in Manhattan 

 

US ALLIES

 

US Allies Worry About Joint Intel Operations Under President Trump

 

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Venezuelans killing flamingos and anteaters to stave off hunger amid mounting food crisis

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

White House Rocked by Flynn’s Overtures to Russia

 

Trump Decides Against Supreme Court Appeal for Travel Ban

 

Trump Is a One-Man Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

 

Turley: Trump Making Same Arguments as Obama in Defense of Immigration Executive Order

 

Trump seizes on omission in court's travel ban ruling, plots next move

 

Trump vexed by challenges, scale of government

 

3 key Trump mistakes that led to the travel ban defeat

 

Trump: U.S. will be on a 'level playing field' with China

 

Trump Puts Religious Freedom Front and Center

 

Trump Calls Appeals Court Ruling Blocking His Order a 'Disgraceful Decision'

 

Trump vows more 'security' action next week, amid immigration court fight

 

 Key moments as Trump and Abe address the press  (Japanese Prime Minister  Shinzo Abe)

 

White House Denies Report Trump Was Unaware Of U.S.-Russia Nuclear Pact

 

Time to revisit Marbury?  (Donald Trump is giving the American people a badly needed civics lesson.)

 

Populist Presidents and ‘Demoralized’ Judges


Is Trump Floundering, or Is Bannon Making Good on His ‘Revolution’?

 

Conway's gaffe track

 

Trump the 9th Circus

 

Actually, Trump has a duty to ban dangerous immigrants

 

The Donald v. The Judges

 

The Anti-Trump Resistance Movement

 

Donald Trump signs executive order giving police greater authority

 

Details of Trump-Putin call raise new White House leak concerns (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Trump rages in ALL CAPS after appeals court rules against him

 

Trump pledged his firm wouldn’t launch new foreign deals. Now, it may revive a Dominican resort project.

 

President Trump's travel ban: 4 options for what happens next

 

Conway: Trump 'supports me 100 percent' in ethics flap

 

Democrats call for Conway investigation after Ivanka Trump plug

 

Like Conway, Michelle Obama boasted about 'boosting' designers (Former First Lady Michelle Obama)

 

Kellyanne Conway accused of violating federal ethics rule

 

Kellyanne Conway’s White House Infomercial

 

In a time of tragedy, could Trump soothe the nation?

 

Gym founder calls out Ivanka Trump

 

White House says Conway ‘counseled’ after promoting Ivanka Trump’s merchandise

 

The Lesson of Nordstrom: Do Business With the Trumps or Else

 

Trump insists Judge Gorsuch’s comments were ‘misrepresented’

 

 Several Democrats breaking with party on Gorsuch vote, White House says

 

Donald Trump: The end of broken promises; the beginning of a new era

 

Trump Admin Releases List of Terrorist Suspect Cases From Travel Ban Countries

 

 

 

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