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Wednesday, February 15, 2017





In Today’s Issue: 




Censored: Planned Parenthood Activists Clash with Police at #ProtestPP March


House Votes Tomorrow on Overturning Obama’s Mandate Forcing States to Fund Planned Parenthood


Alveda King: I’m Sick of Pro-Abortion Politicians Using Race-Baiting to Deceive Black Voters


The heartbeat of life  (Finally. There's a bill that's captured the pulse of America: HR 490, the Heartbeat Bill.)


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


Teen Vogue Dismisses Abortion Regret


They said her baby was ‘incompatible with life.’ She showed them what it means to be an ‘awesome mom’


Missouri House Proposes Bill to Define Unborn Baby as a Person and Ban Abortions


Alabama health dept. chides Planned Parenthood: If your hands are covered with blood, wash them


We Already Know How To Safely Reduce Abortions


Catholic Church Newspaper Says “Jesus Would Have Marched” at the Pro-Abortion Women’s March


This woman’s abortion story will challenge your beliefs – no matter what they are


Former Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic Director: “Planned Parenthood Treated Women Like Cattle”


Paul: Will Congress end taxpayer funding of abortion?  (Former US Representative of Texas Ron Paul (R)


Planned Parenthood Gets $1 Million Donation From Founder of Mirage Resorts and Wynn Hotel


Texas Senate opens debate on abortion-related bills


Mom Watched in Horror as Baby Born Before Abortion Limit Was Left to Die “Struggling to Breathe”


Virginia Senate Passes Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood Abortion Company


Pro-Abortion Actress Scarlett Johansson Claims Monogamy is “Not a Natural Thing”


Indiana House Panel OKs Bill to Tell Women How the Abortion Pill Can be Reversed to Save Their Baby


Senate committee tables ‘20-week’ abortion ban (New Mexico)


Professor of Neurobiology: Human Life Begins at Conception, Fertilization


Writer for HBO’s “Girls” Says Abortion is Like “Shooting a Puppy in the Head”


Bill Gates says Trump's anti-abortion ‘gag rule’ endangers millions of women and children


Bill Gates Slams Trump Executive Order to Defund International Planned Parenthood


Catholic Bishop: Killing Babies in Abortion is “Eugenics” Like “What Went on in Nazi Germany”


Wording on abortion yanked from Utah telemedicine bill


Pro-Life Trump Labor Secretary Nominee Andrew Puzder: “Every Human Being Begins at Conception”


Missouri House Proposes Bill to Define Unborn Baby as a Person and Ban Abortions


CW Show “Jane the Virgin” Runs Ad Promoting Planned Parenthood Abortion Corporation


New Study Reveals Americans Are Actually Supportive When People Talk About Getting an Abortion


City Won’t Let Pregnancy Center Open Next to Abortion Clinic to Save Babies From Abortions


Planned Parenthood ‘treated women like cattle’ says former manager


Abortion Clinics Report Threats of Violence on the Rise


Should a Father be Able to Stop The Mother From Aborting Their Baby? Lawmakers Say Yes


Cardinal Counsels 'Soft' Stance on Abortion on 'The Young Pope'


Iowa legislators Advance Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood Abortion Company


If Trump Gets His Way, These Will Be the First Places to Ban Abortion


Arkansas House passes bill banning sex-selection abortions


Witches Come Out to Support Planned Parenthood as Pro-Life People Protest


Doctors who object to abortion need more legal protections, bishops say


City Council Votes to Make St. Louis, Missouri a “Sanctuary City” for Abortion


Abortion bill in Oklahoma would require fathers to approve procedure


California Abortions Have Dropped 27% Over Last 6 Years as More Babies Saved From Abortion


Planned Parenthood ‘treated women like cattle’ says former manager


Catholic group to Illinois governor: veto abortion funding bill


People Have Changed Their Mind on Abortion After Watching This Short Film


United Nations Hearing Will Slam Ireland for Not Killing Unborn Babies in Abortions


St. Louis Passes Bill to Become Abortion Sanctuary City


30 Million Chinese Men May be Single by 2050 Because So Many Girls are Aborted


Catholic teachers’ union urges Canadian gov’t to promote ‘access to abortion’




US air strikes 'kill 18 women and children' in Afghanistan, UN says


In Afghanistan, families from Kerala try to build Islamic State


Jamaat-ul-Ahrar launching terrorist attacks from sanctuaries in Afghanistan: MoFA


UAE says ambassador to Afghanistan dies of bomb attack wounds




More than 100 dead in neglect of psychiatric patients in South Africa




How A ‘Farm Bust’ Could Help Renew American Agriculture




American pilots denounce CEO, citing missed White House meeting




History's lessons unlearned  (The alt-right has apparently lost another battle. The alt-right is the racially preoccupied group that champions the cause of white nationalism. This time it was Yale University that beat them back.)




Netanyahu absolves Trump of anti-Semitism claims (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)




US looks to form Arab alliance against Iran — report



Dakota Access ‘water protectors’ endanger rivers by leaving behind 200 vehicles in floodplain


Feds join Dakota Access protest camp cleanup in race to avoid ‘environmental disaster’




Tell the Hawaii Legislature to Vote “No” on SB 1129 to Legalize Assisted Suicide


U.S. House could vote to overturn D.C.’s assisted suicide law this week


House Committee Votes to Strike Down D.C. Law Legalizing Assisted Suicide



CBA rally drives ASX to 21-month high


Year of the kangaroo: $A breaks through US77c


Coral bleaching threat extends to Sydney


One in three principals victims of physical violence at school


Australia and Lockheed field 2nd -Gen sat-based augmentation system




Lawrence Kudlow: Tax And Regulatory Reform Will Mark The End Of Obama's War On Business





Study Finds Cohabiting Parents Twice as Likely to Split as Married Parents




TSX adds to winning streak, sets record high


Canada, U.S. will focus on bilateral NAFTA negotiations


Relief package coming for northern, rural Hydro users, Wynne says


Tories argue anti-Islamophobia motion impacts freedom of speech


Stuart McLean, CBC Radio host and award-winning humorist, dead at 68


B.C. signs LNG benefits deals with First Nations on Petronas project


Asylum seekers streaming into Quebec from U.S. to escape Trump order


With CETA, Canada swims against the anti-trade tide


Victoria College pays no property taxes on pricey Bloor land


'He wanted help': First Nations artist Moses Beaver dies in Thunder Bay, Ont., jail


‘Our pride includes police’: LGBT activists in Vancouver rally against Black Lives Matter plan to shun cops


$10,000 fine for Toronto homeowner who used agencies like Airbnb to find tenants


Canadian government using kittens and selfies to spark little girls’ interest in science and technology


Documentary Shows China’s Propaganda Reach in Canada


York officer sentenced to 16 months for sex assault


Trudeau revives Liberal gvmt program designed to circumvent Canadian laws  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


U.S. media saw the Trump-Trudeau summit as a bust. The Canadian press loved it.


A Canadian City Thrives on Gas, Like a ‘Wealthy Little Country’





Honduran jungle protected lost city for 500 years with venomous vipers and flesh-eating parasites




Stephen Colbert’s anti-Trump experiment is starting to work




China warns U.S. against challenging its sovereignty amid S. China Sea row


8 killed in Xinjiang knife attack


Goldman Warns of China Economy Risks During Year of the Rooster


Fighting on Behalf of China’s Women — From the United States




There Are No Ordinary North Korean Aristocrats


The Short Peripatetic Life of Kim Jong-nam


'NK leader’s half-brother begged for mercy amid death threats'  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


Where are Kim Jong-nam's widow and children?


Female Spies and Poison Darts -- N.Korea's Cloak-and-Dagger History


Kim Jong-un risks vital ties with China


Kim Jong-un’s loyalists led assassination of his half-brother: experts


Potential threat to N. Korea leader gone


Order to Assassinate Kim Jong-nam 'Would Have to Come from Leader'


Assassins used poison to kill Kim Jong-nam


North Korea to Donald Trump: Challenge Accepted


World looks to North Korea as woman arrested in Kim Jong Nam's murder


For North Koreans in Kim Jong-un’s Orbit, Falling From Favor Can Be Deadly  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


North Korean Leader’s Half-Brother Murdered in Malaysia


North Korea, the real threat


Rumors highlight the hidden lives of North Korean leaders


Trump’s Muted Tone on North Korea Gives Hope for Nuclear Talks


Inside the wild life of Kim Jong Un’s playboy brother





Finally: GOP Backs Trump on Exposing Classified Leaker


Trump and Congress can Make America Great Again


The ObamaCare Repeal Will Derail The Republican Agenda Unless Congress Gets Smart


As Democrats Seek Inquiry, G.O.P. Anxiety Grows


Could the most conservative members of Congress save Obamacare?


GOP's ObamaCare replacement should also boost jobs




Under Armour CEO responds after calling Trump 'an asset'




Ruling Blocking Trump Ban Doesn’t Even Mention the Applicable Law


Travel-ban judge: Foreigners have constitutional rights




U of Michigan: Muslim student who faked anti-Muslim hate crime won’t be charged


Armed Homeowner Catches Burglar


Fatal shooting in Chicago streamed on Facebook Live


Boy, 2, killed in Chicago gang hit




Drug catapult found attached to Arizona-Mexico border fence




The Muslim Face of the New Democratic Party


Prominent Jewish Democrat Calls on Schumer to Abandon Ellison in DNC Race  (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)


David Duke gives ringing endorsement to Keith Ellison for DNC chair




Obama in His Own Words: ‘Everybody Says How Cool I Am’


Obama’s Shadow Presidency


Video: Tom Perriello Says Electing Trump Was a ‘Political September 11’ (Virginia Democrat candidate for governor compares 2016 election to 9/11.)


Chelsea Clinton’s Latest Book On Global Heath Flops


Explosive new hacking scandal has Democrats' fingerprints


Sally Kohn Has A ‘Straightforward’ Plan On How To Make Hillary Clinton President


Sharpton Threatens to Picket Madison Square Garden


The angry Loser Party


Is Jim Webb The Only Sane Democrat Left?   (Former US Senator of Virginia Jim Webb)


De Blasio's 'jobs plan' is a laughable con (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)


The worst thing about de Blasio's State of the City was de Blasio


The corruption cloud over Mayor de Blasio just got darker





Homeland Security captures 680 illegals in first major raids of Trump era




Democrats ask Sessions to investigate Trump-Russia ties  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)





Trump's Labor pick Andrew Puzder officially withdraws his nomination after video of his ex-wife telling Oprah he beat her surfaced


Puzder Withdraws His Nomination for Labor Secretary


Oprah Gives Senators Video of Puzder Abuse Allegations




Stocks set another round of records as Trump pledges ‘massive’ tax plan


Wall Street rises further into uncharted territory


Stocks Surge to Records, Bonds Fall on Growth Bets: Markets Wrap


Stock market notches best record run in quarter century


Treasury yields rise for 5th straight day, longest streak since mid-December


Asia stocks at 19-month peak, dollar up as Yellen puts March rate hike in play (Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen)


Asia Extends Global Gain as Yellen Buoys Stocks: Markets Wrap


Gold prices snap a 4-session skid


Trump's Job One: Cut Taxes To Restore Booming Economic Growth


Trump’s stock-market rally threatens to annihilate bears


Economic Freedom in the United States Hits Record Low in 2017


Houston Falls From No. 1 to Tie for Last in Job Creation




80 Cents on the Dollar  (Despite higher education's progressive reputation, new research shows a stubborn pay gap between women and men who are administrators.)


Calif. Student Suspended for Taping Prof's Anti-Trump 'Act of Terrorism' Rant


Will Data Error Threaten For-Profit Regulation? (For-profit-college advocates cite Obama administration data goof on loan repayment rates as justification for revisiting borrower-defense and gainful-employment rules.)


The Rape and Slavery That No Campus Will Condemn (Slavery and rape aren’t wrong when Muslims do it.)


Free Speech Furor … at Chicago  (University faces criticism for appearance by Corey Lewandowski, former Trump campaign manager, and also for keeping journalists out of the room while he talks.)


College Dems Wear White Puzzle Piece Pins to Remind White Students of Their ‘Privilege’


‘Every Campus a Refuge,’ but Can Refugees Come?  (For a group of faculty members, students and staff at a Pennsylvania community college prepared to sponsor a refugee family, their plans are on hold.)


Parents Outraged After Michigan School Teachers Caught Playing ‘Kill, F***, Marry’ Game About Teenage Students


At His Own Pace  (President Marvin Krislov says higher ed is changing as he prepares to move from Oberlin to Pace.)


Move the University of California, Berkeley to Garland, Texas


Schoolteachers fired for pro-Trump remarks




Trump lays the groundwork for a nationwide voter intimidation program




2020 Poll Has Trump Beating Elizabeth Warren By 6 Points


Trump leads Warren for 2020? Not so fast.  (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)




Oil retreats as U.S. crude-oil supplies hit a record level


Energy Prices


How U.S. crude-oil inventories rose to their highest level ever


Biofuels: A Sound Investment For Energy Security




Ukraine declares emergency situation on electricity market due to coal shortage





European stocks score highest close since 2015 as banks rally


Young Romanians Take On Corruption


EU approves contentious free trade pact with Canada despite protests (Video)




F.A.A. Investigates Errant Flight Involving Harrison Ford






FBI investigating binary options fraud worldwide, invites victims to come forward





Dem FEC Commissioner Potentially Violated Federal Ethics Laws With Trump Demand





Trump approves FEMA disaster declaration for 34 California counties hit by storms





U.S. lawmakers grill Yellen on interest rates, regulatory policy (Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen)


Yellen may have offered the clearest explanation for the stock market’s record run


Fed to Shrink $4.45 Trillion Balance Sheet When Bank Is Confident Economy Is Solid


How Convenient — Fed Turning Hawkish Just In Time For Trump


Restoring Conventional Monetary Policy At The Fed




A new approach to U.S. Middle East strategy




French Elections - The Moscow Times: Russia Launches Operation 'Anyone But Macron'


'Stay out of our election': France sends stern warning to Russia


Death of most wanted French jihadist 'confirmed by DNA tests'




Germany Prepares for Coming Tax Battle (Ahead of the G-20 meeting in Baden-Baden in mid-March, threats from the U.S. and Britain to discard the international tax framework promise to dominate discussion. Germany is already planning countermeasures.)


Is the German military capable of defending Europe?


'Mass sexual assault' by refugees in Germany on NYE exposed as a hoax


Police raid homes of imams suspected of spying for Turkey


Merkel Might Lose After All  (With just six months until Germans go to the polls, German Chancellor Angela Merkel's re-election is looking less certain by the week. Martin Schulz is a dangerous adversary and his Social Democrats are full of the kind of enthusiasm that the chancellor's party lacks.)


Scandal in German military: female soldier 'forced to pole dance'


Germany: Pakistani Man Sexually Assaults 6-Year-Old Girl, Gets Light Sentence


Lufthansa agrees on pay hike to settle years-long pilot dispute


2 Out of 3 Germans Want Merkel Gone





Oroville Is a Warning for California Dams, as Climate Change Adds Stress




An overlooked Republican empire




China FM to attend G20 meeting alongside Tillerson   (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)




Lawmakers press Trump on Gitmo transfers,use of facility




Top Dem Blames Trump For Humana Bailing On Obamacare

White House Proposes New Rules to Steady Insurance Markets Under Health Law


Humana latest insurer to exit Obamacare exchanges


The inevitable Obamacare death spiral


Let's Make Health Insurance Legal Again





Rare Rat-Related Disease Kills a Bronx Victim, the City Says





Michael Moore Claims Trump a “Russian”


Michael Moore Calls For Hillary to be Installed as President, Wants Trump Arrested




Meet the Trump admin official paid to promote LGBT ‘rights’ around the world   (AVIPP COMMENTARY: The government should not promote immoral and deviant behavior.)





7 Hong Kong Police Officers Convicted of Assaulting Protester in 2014




Gowdy: No one elected judges to ‘second guess’ commander in chief on national security (US Representative of South Carolina Trey Gowdy (R)


Lawmakers call for Russia sanctions to stick in bipartisan push


Ryan goes door-to-door on the Hill to try to salvage plan for Obamacare repeal, replacement (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)


GOP holds listening session with foes of Dakota Access pipeline


House Intelligence Committee Chair: Leakers of Flynn Call ‘Belong in Jail’


Reps. Nancy Pelosi, Elijah Cummings fall for fake Flynn account on Twitter  (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)/ US Representative of Maryland Elijah Cummings (D)


Rep. Blackburn: ‘The People Are Tired of the President Not Having His Cabinet in Place’ (US Representative of Tennessee  Marsha Blackburn (R)





Most Americans Support Trump’s Immigration Order, And They’re Not All Racists


Trump's Immigration Crackdown Triggers Anxiety Across U.S. Farms


Sanctuary Cities in Name Only


An Immigrant Mother in Denver Weighs Options as Deportation Looms


A pastor in the Bible Belt opened his church to refugees. Here’s how it went



Immigration groups demand freedom for illegal immigrant gang member


Then, Deportations Were Good; Now, Deportations Are Evil




GLONASS station in India to expedite 'space centric' warfare command


Record 27 US lawmakers to visit India this month


India Launches 104 Satellites From a Single Rocket, Ramping Up a Space Race


Two security personnel killed in encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh


Modi Faces ‘Disappointed’ Voters in India’s Most Populous State (Prime Minister Narendra Modi)


ISRO’s record of innovation: Bullock cart to launching 180 foreign satellites


Delhi: Neighbours heard woman’s screams on night of beheading, did little to help


 To soothe China, India calls Taiwanese group ‘informal’


From 290 km to 450 km: India to soon test extended range BrahMos missile




Runoff Likely in Jakarta Election Seen as Test of Tolerance for Indonesia




Tens of thousands of US bridges are structurally deficient




Former NSA Analyst: Intel Community Vows Trump Will “Die in Jail”


Intelligence war: Are U.S. agencies using major media to target a sitting U.S. president?


Trump Is Showing How the Deep State Really Works (America's intelligence agencies aren’t operating outside the law – they’re using the vast power they’ve acquired within it.)


Intercepted Calls Show Contact During 2016, Officials Say




Refusing to Enforce the Law Is the Wrong Way to Defeat Obamacare


IRS rolls back tighter enforcement of Obamacare mandate


IRS softens on Obamacare mandate, as GOP wrestles with reform


Trump's IRS stages a stealth attack on Obamacare




Khamenei flays Iran president on economy ahead of vote


Iran Warns Trump Against Disclosing Secret Iran Deal Documents


Iran growing network to train foreign terrorists, dissident group says


Designate Revolutionary Guards as terrorist organization




Islamic State video shows two young boys blowing themselves up as jihad suicide bombers


Eastern Mosul Was Freed From ISIS, but Battle Still Rages




America Snoozing  (Europe is waking up. When will blue-state USA?)




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Wednesday, February 15, 2017)


Trump rolls back US obligation to two states, but vows to pursue a ‘great peace deal’


PA: We're committed to the 'two-state solution'


The new face of Hamas. Even worse than the old one


Former ambassadors: Friedman is 'unqualified'


PMW thanks YouTube for removing terror-promoting video and reinstating PMW’s exposure of the terror video


IDF Captures 26 Arab Suspects in Judea, Samaria Security Raids  (Israel Defense Forces)


Trump renounces US commitment to 2-state solution in press conference with Netanyahu (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


While refusing to endorse two-state solution, Netanyahu says Israel won’t annex West Bank (Judea and Samaria)


Netanyahu: Yes to Jerusalem building, cautious settlement activity


'We asked for recognition of Israel's presence in the Golan'  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


PM at White House: Radical Islamic terror threatens US, Israeli values


Arab Workers From Husan Blocked From Jobs in Beitar Illit Over Stoning Attacks


Netanyahu defends Trump over omission of Jews from Holocaust remembrance statement


How a pro-Palestinian American reporter changed his views on Israel and the conflict


Trump wants Israel to hold back on settlements ‘for a little bit’


Right-wing lawmakers rejoice after Netanyahu-Trump summit


Palestinian Authority’s Abbas Meets CIA Director in Ramallah  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


Abbas to Netanyahu: Heed Trump and freeze settlements


Trump & Netanyahu agree: Israel-Gulf peace first


Allowing Trump’s talk of a one-state solution to go unchallenged, PM fails Israel


Full Text: PM Netanyahu’s Remarks at White House Briefing


Poll: Most Americans maintain favorable view of Israel


Palestinians denounce US comments on 2-state solution, say alternative is apartheid


GOP Jews: Trump-Netanyahu meet ‘welcome sign of new era’


Watch: US President Trump, Israel’s PM Netanyahu Meet the Media


Hamas political chief hails ‘democratic’ rise of new Gaza leader


Lebanese Dailies: Hizbullah Possesses 'Game-Changing' Weapons Provided By Iran; Has Tunnels On Israeli Border, Forward Positions Overlooking Israeli Towns


The carrot, the stick and the narrative  


Sweden announces ‘special envoy’ to Israeli-Palestinian conflict; Israel scoffs


Iran Among Main Issues on Netanyahu-Trump Agenda


Israeli forces demolish house in Bedouin village in Negev, leave handicapped woman homeless


Children Treated for Shock in Stoning Attack


6 million Palestinians living under apartheid rule, PLO tells Arab News


Temple Mount Crowdsifting Project Discovers Shells of Snails Used for Making Blue Fringes (Tekhelet)


Farewell to doublespeak: Israel’s vision for the future is terrifying


US shift on two-state solution ‘doesn’t make sense’: Palestinians


Trump's New Approach on Israel-Palestine Just Might Work


Ambassador Nominee Apologizes; Rabbis Call for Fair Hearing


Ahead of Netanyahu meeting, White House official says U.S. won’t insist on two-state solution (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


The Netanyahu-Trump Meeting: A Pivotal Moment


Israeli PM Netanyahu Becomes D.C. Darling as Democrats Clamor for Meetings


EU Globalists Resent Israel's Nationalism


Trump-Netanyahu meeting couldn’t come at better time


Poll: US Opposition to Palestinian Islamic Terror State Hits High


Trump meets with Israeli prime minister after White House backs away from two-state solution with Palestinians




Japanese Schools Ordered to Teach Claim to Dokdo


SoftBank of Japan Will Buy U.S. Private Equity Giant Fortress




Jordan Set To Play More Important Role in Middle East




Lebanese Daily 'Al-Akhbar' Attacks UN Special Coordinator For Lebanon Over Opposition To Hizbullah Weapons





Note to the Left: Four Years Ago, Conservatives Were Just as Depressed


Now the left is going nuts again over Trump’s nonexistent storm troopers




Detained woman says she sprayed Kim Jong-un's brother as a prank: report


Malaysia detains woman as probes widen into killing of North Korean leader’s half-brother




Entertainment Media Casts ‘The Young Pope’ As Supervillain For Being Catholic


'She's not credible anymore': Morning Joe's Mika Brzezinski says Kellyanne Conway is BARRED from the show


Mainstream Media Reporters Frustrated Trump Not Calling on Them at Press Conferences


CNN's Jim Acosta: 'The Fix Is In' Trump Ignores MSM Questions  (For three joint press conferences in a row, conservatives finally got to ask questions. Acosta is not happy.)


Who is hacking Tom Friedman's sense of judgment?


NBC News Incorrectly Says Criminals Can Legally Manufacture Their Own Guns


Bumps in the Road: Trump vs. Obama  (The curious media silence on the chaotic first 100 days of the Obama administration.)


Fake News: New York Times Uses Quote from Fake Flynn Twitter Account


New York Times Accuses, then Exonerates Donald Trump Aides in Russia Claims




Maritime activity raging as navy ships in the Mediterranean display their presence




As trade screws tighten, Mexico recruits U.S. tech




ISIS Launches Campaign Calling To Kill Prominent Islamic Clerics Such As Yousuf Al-Qaradawi, Saudi Mufti 'Abd Al-'Aziz Aal Al-Sheikh, Former Egyptian Chief Mufti 'Ali Gum'a


Islamophobic Saudi Arabia Deports 40,000 Muslim Pakistanis, Citing Terrorism Concerns


‘We’ll settle Mars by 2117’: UAE enters race to put humans on Red Planet (Photos)


Yemeni Officials Say Saudi-Led Airstrike Kills 5




AFCENT Airmen fight from ultimate high ground


CNN: Pentagon May Propose Sending Combat Troops to Syria


Mattis on Flynn’s Resignation: ‘Frankly, This Has No Impact’   (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)


Defense Secretary Mattis issues new ultimatum to NATO allies on defense spending


Camp Humphreys commander talks about possible impact of hiring freeze


US Navy confirms Trident II test off California coast, puts end to ‘UFO glow’ speculations (Videos)


Navy ditches PowerPoint, brings in actors to battle sexual assault


Russian Jets Buzzed U.S. Destroyer


Joint Chiefs chairman to meet with Russian counterpart


SpecOps Commander: U.S.-Led Coalition Forces Have Killed 60,000 ISIS Militants




Risks remain for US companies in Myanmar




Could Donald Trump send man back to the moon? NASA staff told to accelerate plans for first manned mission of new Orion capsule - the first time humans have left low orbit since 1972


NASA, under Trump, plans to compete with China's space program




Surprise: At the End, Obama Administration Gave NSA Broad New Powers





Trump's new national security advisor is vice admiral and former SEAL who grew up in pre-revolutionary Iran where Navy captain dad advised America-friendly military


WikiLeaks: ‘Destabilization Campaign’ Responsible for Flynn Resignation


The hypocrisy of Ben Rhodes  (Ben Rhodes has emerged as one of the Swamp plotters behind the ouster of national security adviser Michael Flynn for dialogue with the Russians.  Talk about hypocrisy. )


Make the Flynn Tape Public


Dan Rather: Flynn scandal maybe bigger than Watergate


Out Like Flynn


Former Obama Officials, Loyalists Waged Secret Campaign to Oust Flynn


AP Explains: National security adviser a policy whisperer


Michael Flynn's resignation: A timeline


‘Eroding Level of Trust’ Gave Way to Flynn’s Downfall


The Political Assassination of Michael Flynn


Flynn Is Exactly What Trump Deserves


Flynn defiant: Intelligence leaks 'a criminal act'


Leaks, like the ones that did in Michael Flynn, are a great American tradition


The Missing Pieces in the Flynn Story


Good riddance to Michael Flynn, a fear monger who was wrong for the job long before his Russian antics


Why you should fear the leaks that felled Mike Flynn


Mike Flynn's dangerous gamble with US national security




Robert Harward plans a housecleaning of Trump’s National Security Council staff




State of emergency declared as fires threaten Christchurch




NATO is 'fundamental bedrock' for US: Mattis   (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)


3 NATO Reforms Allies Should Expect From the Trump Administration


Chinese military approaches technological ‘near-parity’ with NATO in air domain – think tank


NATO poised to open new Naples anti-terrorism hub




Christians In Hiding For Fear Of More Attacks After Suicide Bomber Drives Motorcycle Into Crowd Of Christian Demonstrators, Murders 14 People And Wounds Dozens More


Fight against terrorism is about right and wrong: Nawaz Sharif  (Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif)


If Rangers can conduct operation in Karachi then why can not in Punjab: Imran Khan


13 ppl died in Lahore Mall Road bomb blast


Trump administration pledged to work with Pakistan to defeat terrorism





Former US air base in Philippines may host commercial flights to North America





Statistics and politics have much to teach one another




Michael Savage: Flynn a 'scapegoat'


Rush Limbaugh: 'Drive-by' media 'smell blood'




US warns Russia amid reports of new cruise missile


Moscow Issues Its First Nuclear Challenge to Trump


Pro-Kremlin ' Iran Is Becoming A Major Problem, First And Foremost For Russia's Interests'


2 Million Russians Regularly Use Drugs, Says Interior Minister


NATO Expert: Russian Legislators ‘Made Fun’ of Obama for Being ‘Too Soft’ on Russia


Military Helicopter Makes Surprise Landing on Snowy Kazakh Highway


Russia’s Alleged Nuclear Missile Treaty Violation: Serious But Not Clear-Cut


Putin’s Most Radical Supporters Turn on Kremlin News Agency Over ‘Cult of Trump’  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Russia Imposes New Fines on Internet Providers That Don't Block Banned Sites 


Exclusive: Shadowy Iranian general visits Moscow, violating sanctions


‘Our land’: Russia tells US that Crimea won’t be ‘given back’ to Ukraine


Russian spy ship patrolling off U.S. East Coast: ‘We are keeping our eyes on it’


Russia sends spy ship near US coast, deploys banned missiles at home, officials say


Russia Deploys Missile, Violating Treaty and Challenging Trump


Russia Dismisses Reports That Trump Aides Had Contact With Intelligence Agents




Fossil gives 1st evidence of live birth in ancient reptile thought to lay only eggs


Trump Cabinet Science-Denial or Scientific Skepticism?


Taxpayer-Funded Study Asked if People Could Smell ‘Asparagus Pee’




Trump Set to Choose Next Secret Service Director as Joseph Clancy Announces Retirement




Flashback: Chuck Schumer Predicts Intelligence War Against Trump  (US Senator of Vermont Bernard Sanders (I-Socialist)


Congress blocks rule barring mentally impaired from guns


McConnell: Trump needs to reach understanding with Washington (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)


Wary of town-hall protests from their party, Democrats turn to Bernie Sanders for help  (US Senator of Vermont Bernard Sanders (I-Socialist)


Mulvaney survives procedural vote on his OMB nomination


Schumer Complains After Immigration Raids Net Illegal Pedophiles (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)


Senate votes to roll back Obama gun rule


Democratic senators demand answers from Pentagon on Trump’s smartphone security


Franken: Calling Warren "Pocahontas" is Racist (US Senator of Minnesota Al Franken (D)/ US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)


GOP to Warren: Please, raise your profile





South Korea’s Top Spy Chief: Kim Jong Un Ordered Assassination of Half-Brother  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


'N. Korea assassins target defectors in S. Korea'


S. Korea to recall 2,721 BMW, Peugeot cars


Unemployment tops 1 mil. in January


Seoul high school to adopt state-authored textbook


4 in 10 multicultural students show poor academic performance


Samsung Heir Again Faces Arrest in South Korea Bribery Scandal




Hate crimes on rise in US for second consecutive year — NGO




All-Jewish Hockey Team Dominates


Pastors fight back over NFL bathroom threat


USA Today Badly Misquotes Tom Brady


NHL Scoreboard


NBA Scoreboard


College Basketball Scoreboard (Men)





The stunning destruction at Oroville Dam and the work ahead  (California)


'It's just another problem they don't need to have': Incoming storms bring powerful wind and rain as Oroville Dam repairs continue




How Rex Tillerson can head off a revolt at State  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)




Damascus denies accusations of chlorine use in Aleppo




Donald Trump and the Coming Taiwan-China Crisis


F-35 sale to Taiwan? A test of Taiwan and Trump


China protests to India over Taiwanese delegation's visit


GDP forecast revised up to 1.92 percent


32 dead in Taiwans worst highway accident for decades


As bird flu threat rises, pass on the eggs Benedict


Taiwan’s Central Bank Chief Faces a Currency Challenge




Al Qaeda Likely to Absorb ISIS Amid Weakened Territorial Holdings


Parents of People Killed by Muslim Hit Trump for Calling Murders Terrorism





US and Thailand kick off 'Cobra Gold' war games





Vogue Paris to feature first ‘transgender’ man on cover


N.C. governor offers ‘compromise’ repealing LGBT law 




Woman arrested after pulling off headscarf of student on public bus in Istanbul


Three new artificial islands to be built off Istanbul’s Pendik district


10 ISIL suicide bombers killed in fierce clashes during attack on Turkish base in Syria


Turkey, Russia differ on Astana agenda


Turkey’s unemployment rate rises to 12.1 pct, highest in seven years


Turkish FM to attend Munich security conference


Turkey to build supply center for Syrian refugees: Deputy PM


Turkey runs over $3 bln budget surplus in January as revenues on rise


World Health Organization report raises alarm about bad air in Turkish cities


Europe’s top human rights official calls on Turkey to restore free speech


Russia outraged by award for photo of Turkey ambassador killing




Unions Gave $10 million to Labor Committee Dems


NLRB Strikes Down MI Union’s Photo ID Policy




Financials drive FTSE 100 to 1-month high after hawkish signals from Yellen


UK: Convert to Islam carried axe to meeting with Christian father


Four out of five British expats fear Brexit will strip them of rights to live abroad


UK: Man banned from maintaining train station clock for “racist” private conversation


UK may lose access to EU Galileo GPS system after Brexit


Muslim Caller Brags On Major UK Radio Show ‘The UK Is Ours- You Will All Convert To Islam Or Die’




Big Powers Clip U.N. Secretary-General’s Wings


American Blocking of Fayyad UN Bid Seen as Unfounded and Counterproductive


The Livni-Fayyad Two-Step  (Hatnuah Chairwoman Tzipi Livni/“Palestinian” Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad; Anti-Israel maneuvers at the UN are as transparent as ever.)


Resolution 2334 and Potential Teachable Moments  (How a document long on anti-Israel lies can still be put to good use.)




Rise in U.S. Traffic Deaths Reported for a Second Year




Hating Valentine’s  (Why Islamists and the radical Left loathe the Day of Love.)




Vatican Cardinal: Catholics in adulterous unions ‘must be given’ Communion


Vatican Conference Spreads Misinformation About Organ Harvesting in China


Pope Francis weighs in on Dakota Access Pipeline conflict




Venezuelan vice president rejects U.S. sanctions, denies ‘drug kingpin’ designation


US bars entry to Venezuelan VP accused of Hezbollah, Iran ties





Full Text: US President Donald Trump’s Remarks, Plus Q&A at Joint White House Briefing


President Trump and the Runaway Judiciary: The Founders Have Provided the Remedy


Donald Trump and Russia — What Do We Really Know?

CNN: Sources Accuse Conway of Orchestrating Leaks Against Spicer
(White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer)


W.H. Fears Sabotage by Intelligence-Industrial Complex


Report: It’s week 4, and the ‘soft coup’ against Trump administration is in progress


Exclusive: President Trump has done more for illegal immigrant children in two weeks than Obama did in two years, claims immigration lawyer


Report: Priebus Next to Go as Trump Strikes Back Over Flynn  (White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus)


Melania goes to Washington: First Lady wears a stunning skirt suit to welcome Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House in her first official appearance since Trump was sworn in


Trump rejects talk of Russian connection as ‘non-sense’


President Trump takes first steps to change Obamacare


Trump blames Clinton for media reports on his Russian ties


Trump: Intelligence community giving out classified information to press ‘like candy’


Officials: Trump kept Pence in dark over Flynn-Russia call


How Far Will Republicans Go to Destroy Trump?


Analysis: Russia cloud over Trump unlikely to fade with Flynn exit


The Flynn crisis paralyzes the White House


White House Aide Criticizes Obama’s Counter-Terrorism Policy for Failing to Mention Islam


White House taped heated exchange with reporter, Omarosa Manigault


Trump’s Right: Job Creation Alone Won’t Fix Welfare


Stephen Miller’s ‘cringeworthy’ campaign speech for student government


Reprimanded NYT Reporter Who Called FLOTUS a ‘Hooker’ Apologizes on Twitter


From a phone call at a Caribbean resort to a forced resignation at the White House


White House will not ‘dictate’ two-state solution between Israel, Palestinians


In the early weeks of the new administration, the humbling of a president


Team Trump is having typo trouble


Lying took down Flynn, but the administration seems to think it’s just fine on Sunday talk shows


NYT: Intercepted communications show Trump associates, Russians in contact


Trump’s team initially was skeptical about details of Flynn’s contacts with Russia


White House labors to move on after leaks sink Flynn


Pence learned Flynn misled him 2 weeks after Trump, others knew


Aide in Ethics Violation Over Trump Product Promotion


The Trump Era’s Catholic Mirror


Law allows Trump to refuse visas to ‘uncooperative’ countries that won’t take back deportees


On the Road to Another Watergate?


Flynn episode ‘darkens the cloud’ of Russia that hangs over Trump administration


President Trump, Will You Save the Jews?


Trump’s 1st Month Has Washington Reeling


Chris Christie has lunch with Trump amid job speculation (Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie (R)


America, meet the nuclear ‘football’


Left Attacks Ivanka Trump for WH Photo Shoot with Canadian PM Trudeau in Oval Office


Donald Trump is suddenly looking like a very weak autocrat


Bannon: 'I could care less' about repairing relationship with media


Bookstores Stoke Trump Resistance With Action, Not Just Words


Trump faces critical decisions amid 1st  presidential crisis




Verizon close to Yahoo deal, price cut of $250-350 million: sources



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