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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

President Donald Trump’s Proposed Budget Defunds Planned Parenthood

 

Uber Abortions: Volunteers Drive Women to Other States for Late-Term Abortions

 

Incredibly Moving Sculpture Shows the Pain Women Face After Abortion

 

Sick Planned Parenthood Valentine’s Day Prank Asks People to Show “Love” for Abortion

 

Abortion Perverts the Beauty of God’s Creation and a Woman’s Motherhood

 

Catholic School Graduates Defend Student Under Fire for Promote Planned Parenthood

 

Pregnancy Centers Would be Forced to Promote Abortion if This Law is Allowed to Stand

 

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Wants to Silence Pro-Life People. Here’s How

 

Pro-lifers ask for meeting with FBI director over agents’ texts trashing March for Life

 

New UN Document Pushes Planned Parenthood’s Abortion and Sex-Ed Agenda on 5-Year-Olds

 

Planned Parenthood Goes to Court to Fight for the Right to Abort Babies Just Because They’re Black

 

AFGHANISTAN 

 

Taliban appeals to American people to 'rationally' rethink war effort

 

 

AFRICA

 

South Africa's Jacob Zuma resigns after pressure from party

 

Bipartisan group reaches deal on immigration, fulfilling some Trump demands

 

Maldives: School fires employee for wearing niqab

 

Morgan Tsvangirai, Longtime Foe of Mugabe in Zimbabwe, Dies at 65

 

Nigeria: Muslim leader cites Qur’an verse to threaten violence over hijab ban

 

Authorities in Sudan Demolish Church Building in Khartoum

 

ASIA

 

Malaysia: Muslim beats his 9-year-old daughter to death for making mistakes while reciting Qur’an

 

 

AUSTRALIA

 

ASX runs out of puff ahead of US inflation data

 

Australian dollar jumps on back of US inflation data

 

Politician’s Affair Puts Spotlight on Australia’s Crony Culture

 

CANADA

 

TSX boosted by gold and oil prices as Canadian dollar also rises

 

Government Health Authority Orders Hospice to Euthanize Patients

 

Mom of 4 and sex-ed foe officially enters Ontario PC Party race with ‘overwhelming’ support

 

Trudeau government to create new legal framework for Indigenous people

 

Over 5,000 elementary school kids suspended in Toronto for out-of-date immunization records

 

CARIBBEAN

 

Puerto Rico suspends $133M post-hurricane

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Parents Have Second Child So Their Baby Could Save Her Older Sister’s Life With Her Umbilical Cord Blood

 

COURTS

 

'Loyal' LL Bean customer sues company for changing legendary returns policy

 

In minutes, Florida jury convicts man, 61, of abduction, rape, murder of 8-year-old girl

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Revealed: Expelled gunman in gas mask and armed with smoke grenades 'SET OFF fire alarm so he could draw students into halls for maximum devastation' before shooting dead 17 and injuring 50 

 

17 killed in shooting at high school in Parkland, Florida, authorities say

 

'Our school's getting shot up, I'm scared': How terrified students sent video, texts and pictures while they huddled under their desks during Florida high school massacre 

 

Parkland was just listed as one of the safest cities in the country


What we know about the Florida high school shooting suspect

 

Florida school shooting suspect was ex-student who may have been flagged as threat

 

At least 17 dead in Florida school shooting, law enforcement says

 

Amid massacre, a story of courage: Reports say football coach stepped in front of bullets

 

Backlash erupts after Handler blames Republicans for Florida school shooting

 

Parkland high school shooting: At least 17 killed, suspect in custody, Florida sheriff says

 

As bullets flew at school, one student kept the world updated on Twitter

 

What we know so far about the Florida school shooting suspect

 

Worse than Columbine: This is one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history

 

Students describe hiding in classrooms, closets during shooting

 

17 dead, 15 wounded after expelled student shoots up Stoneman Douglas High in Broward

More Cops Means Less Crime, Analysis Shows

 

Heidi Todd missing: Search continues for SC girl after officials say mom beaten in home

 

Woman Who Didn’t Want to Be a Mother Leaves Her Newborn Baby in the Toilet

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Muslim Brotherhood-linked Rep. Ellison claims meeting with Farrakhan and Rouhani “not an endorsement”  (Democratic National Committee Deputy Chairman Keith Ellison)

 

DNC Refused To Comply With Dossier-Related Subpoena, So BuzzFeed Sued

 

ECONOMY

 

Dow ends up 250 points as stock market marks longest win streak in about 5 weeks

 

Bonds plunge, global stocks surge on spike in U.S. CPI data

 

U.S. CPI Tops Estimates as Apparel Costs Jump Most in 30 Years

 

Hedge Funds Are Dumping Facebook and Google

 

Which markets are closed on Presidents Day?

 

10-year Treasury yield tops 2.90% as inflation data stokes rate-hike concerns

 

Goldman’s Lloyd Blankfein: ‘The odds of a bad outcome have gone up’

 

Here’s why the U.S. dollar is nobody’s Valentine

 

Dollar erases inflation-fueled gains as momentum wears off

 

EDUCATION

 

Catholic school fires first grade teacher after her lesbian ‘wedding’

 

California High School Bans National Anthem From Rallies Due to ‘Racially Insensitive’ Lyrics

 

College suspends Christian philosopher for expressing ‘aversion’ to homosexuality on Facebook

 

Race and IQ: A High School Science Fair Project Ignites a Storm

 

EGYPT

 

Egyptian Political Researcher: Egypt Needs Military Bases Outside Its Borders, To Defend Its Security

 

'Mothering A Muslim' – An Inquiry Into Anti-Muslim Bullying In India's Elite Schools

 

 

ELECTION 2020

 

Democrats plan on Taking U.S. from HildaBeast to GilliBeast in 2020 Election

 

ENERGY

 

Oil rebounds to end sharply higher after smaller-than-expected inventory rise

 

Energy Prices

 

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

EPA chief has unusual waiver to fly in first or business class

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks close higher after U.S. inflation heats up

 

Dutch schools avoid trips to cities targeted by jihad terrorism

 

Italy: Muslim migrant rapes woman on “multiethnic” street in Rome

 

Sweden becomes new base for “international radical Islamic extremist networks”

 

EUTHANASIA

 

Doctors Euthanized Healthy 29-Year-Old Woman Because She Had Mental Health Issues  (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Shock claim about FBI's Michael Flynn interview raises questions

 

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Rise in U.S. inflation puts spotlight on Fed's Powell  

 

FRANCE

 

France: Muslim policewoman turned to jihad by colleagues arrested after stealing firearms

 

 

GOOGLE

 

 

Critics wary as Google's Chrome begins an ad crackdown

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Dem congressional candidate busted trying to hawk stolen ring

 

House Votes to Require SEC Subpoena for Traders' Source Code

 

 

INDIA

 

In Modi’s India, journalists face bullying, criminal cases and worse (Prime Minister Narendra Modi)

 

INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY

 

The FBI, CIA and NSA say American citizens shouldn't use Huawei phones

 

 

IRAN

 

What Iran Is Really Up To in Syria

 

 

ISLAM

 

 

Wikipedia deletes article on Minnesota jihad arsonist: “No source indicating that Hassan is a Muslim”

 

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Wednesday, February 14, 2018)

 

Iran-Backed Terror Group Claims Half-a-Million Missiles Aimed at Israel

 

Netanyahu, Defiant and Confident, Vows Not to Resign (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

When you are a king (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

State legal sources: Police don’t have proof to back all claims against PM

 

Fatah: Suicide bomber is "the giant" who "blew himself up inside a Zionist bus"

 

Putting annexation row behind them, Netanyahu, Trump set March meet

 

Israeli settlers raid Nablus-area village in middle of the night, attack Palestinian home

 

Tax breaks, visas, et al: The 6 frauds for which police want Netanyahu charged

 

Syria claims it 'repelled' Israeli surveillance planes

 

National Library of Israel shares interfaith love with Islamic art exhibit in NY

 

Report: Israeli attacks on Gaza fishermen cause death, injuries, and property damage

 

Top Fatah official yells at Israeli police officer to ‘shut up, go to hell’

 

Another rift between Hamas and Fatah

 

PA urges world to blackball MKs who back law on West Bank (Judea and Samaria) colleges

 

Palestinian trio tries to smuggle pipe bombs into West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  military court

 

Article In Egyptian Government Daily: Trump's Announcement About Jerusalem Is Another Phase In The Implementation Of 'The Protocols Of The Elders Of Zion'

 

Israel may host summit including Polish PM, seemingly won’t cut ties

 

Israeli forces demolish Palestinian shop in East Jerusalem neighborhood

 

Lapid: Netanyahu Can’t Continue to Serve as Prime Minister (Yesh Atid chairman, MK Yair Lapid)

 

Analysis: What would Netanyahu’s Case 1000 trial look like?

 

Israeli forces detain 13 Palestinians, 4 former prisoners, in West Bank (Judea and Samaria) raids

 

Israel said to fear Assad chemical weapons spillover into Golan Heights  (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)

 

Jerusalem, Israel’s Capital, Is a Peaceful City

 

Most Israelis consider Netanyahu corrupt, but he is still climbing in the polls

 

Shifts In Iran's Strategy Against Israel – From Using Proxies To Direct Action: Iran-Operated Iranian Drone Enters Israeli Airspace

 

U.N. calls on Israel to free Ahed Tamimi

 

 

JORDAN

 

US set to boost aid to Jordan despite Trump threats of cuts

 

                                                                                                                                                  

MEDIA 

 

Internal conversation paints triggered New York Times staffers as ‘parodies of hypersensitive liberal journalists’

 

Why is CNN always on at airports? Tucker Carlson explains

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Saudi Imam Abdulwahab Al-Omari Prays For Allah To Hasten Annihilation Of Jews, Conversion Of Christians To Islam On Judgment Day

 

 

MILITARY

 

US ignores China 'at our peril,' and lags on missile tech, Pacific commander warns

 

Flu kills 6-year-old, military dad is flown home from Germany to say goodbye

 

NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

 

NSA shooting: Officer injured at Fort Meade security gate, three in custody

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan begins seizing charities linked to Mumbai attacks mastermind

 

'Forty Diseases Of The Jews' – Pakistan Army-Backed Jihadi Commander Maulana Masood Azhar's Book Says: 'Jews Are The Cancer Seeping Into All Of Humanity'

 

PENSIONS

 

Lawmakers Turn to GROW to Avoid Pension Crisis

 

 

POLLS

 

Fox News Poll: Lawmakers guarding US elections, GOP confidence in FBI down

 

Tom Steyer Is Almost Single-Handedly Bankrolling ‘Immigrant Voters Win PAC’

 

PRISONS

 

California: Prison counselor converts to Islam, goes to Syria to join the jihad

 

RUSSIA

 

Russia In The World – Russia In Latin America

 

 

SENATE

 

Trump Backs Grassley Immigration Bill  (US Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley (R)

 

'Let's talk about Pocahontas': Warren addresses Native American heritage claims, slams Trump

 

How Republicans Got Schumer to End Obstruction of Rail Nominee  (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)

 

Trump suggests 25 cent gas tax increase, senator says

 

Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) Has Not Vowed to Decline Corporate PAC Donations

 

SYRIA

 

U.S. Strikes Killed Scores of Russia Fighters in Syria, Sources Say

 

Up to 200 Russian advisers killed in last week’s clash with US forces in Syria

 

 

TRANSGENDER MOVEMENT

 

Christian parents lose custody of daughter after refusing to support her ‘transition’ to male

 

 

TURKEY

  

Turkish TV host to secular newspaper editors: “I wish there was Sharia in this country, then they would hang you all”

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 overcomes U.S. inflation ‘shock’ and ends higher

 

UK Tells Charities: No More Cash If You Don’t Come Clean on Abuse

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

President Trump on shooting: Nobody ‘should ever feel unsafe in an American school’

 

Pence on Porter scandal: 'White House could have handled this better'  (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

Riding an Untamed Horse: Priebus Opens Up on Serving Trump  (Former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus)

 

Trump's lawyer admits he paid a porn star. Legal questions remain.

 

Exclusive - Doomed White House romance is over! Hope Hicks and disgraced Rob Porter have SPLIT, say friends, after wife-beating scandal that forced him to resign as Trump's staff secretary

 

White House officials: Rob Porter situation is a "mess"

 

Third Trump aide resigns after his security clearance was denied over a few marijuana joints - but an Obama deputy chief of staff was approved despite using weed 500 TIMES

 

With White House Under Fire, Trump Says He Is 'Totally Opposed To Domestic Violence'

 

 

 

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