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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Planned Parenthood Posts Racist Tweet Opposing Pro-Life Judicial Nominee Just Because He’s White

 

State Sen. Foreman to 'Safe Sex' Lobbyists: 'Abortion Is Murder ... What You Guys Do Stinks'

 

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas declares that the Supreme Court loves to defend abortion, but not the Second Amendment

 

New Jersey Forces Taxpayers To Fund Planned Parenthood

 

New Jersey Passes Bill Forcing Taxpayers to Fund Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

 

Report: New York Attorney General’s Office Teamed With Woman Using Fake Facebook Profile To Target Pro-Life Advocates

 

New York Attorney General’s Office Runs Fake Facebook Profile to Spy on Pro-Life Advocates

 

Abortion centers sue to reverse Ohio’s new ban on aborting babies with Down Syndrome

 

Gerber baby spotlights Down syndrome abortion fight

 

YouTube Censors Video Exposing Planned Parenthood’s Abortion Agenda Hours After Its Release

 

Abortion bill on Isle of Man raises multiple concerns, critics say

 

Senator Kamala Harris Protests “Slaughter” of Babies in School Shooting, But Supports Abortion

 

Kansas legislative committees vote to expand Medicaid, boost telemedicine without abortion

 

Frustrated That 45 Years Later We Still Haven’t Banned Abortions? Then Consider This

 

Jury Convicts Pro-Lifers Of Trespassing At Michigan Abortion Clinic

 

Car With 15-Year-Old Scheduled for Abortion Pulls Up to Pro-Lifers, Then the Driver Said Something Shocking

 

Nonprofit launches ad campaign amid abortion clinic appeal (A Texas-based nonprofit has put up several ads in northern Indiana in response to efforts opposing its proposed abortion clinic.)

 

South Carolina Committee Passes Bill to Define Unborn Baby as a Person and Ban Abortions

 

State senator rebuffs Planned Parenthood activists: ‘Abortion is murder’


Trump's budget is an unmitigated disaster for abortion rights and reproductive health

 

Abortion Clinic Launches Billboards Saying “Women Need Abortions Without Shame or Stigma”

 

Anti-Choice Protesters Bullied, ‘Buttonholed’ Abortion Patients at New York Clinic

 

Poll Shows Public Opposes Scotland Government’s Plans to Promote Dangerous Abortion Pill

 

Good luck explaining your abortion vote high-fives to your constituents, senators

 

I Want To Tell You What It’s Like To Get An Abortion At 17 Weeks, Because It Matters

 

Conservatives are only ‘pro life’ when it comes to abortion

 

Kansas GOP Leaders Support Abortion Amendment Effort

 

CSUN may soon offer the abortion pill (California could become the first state to require every public university to provide medical abortion, more commonly known as the abortion pill, within their healthcare centers mandated under legislation.)

 

Argentine Women Demand Legalization of Abortion at Congress

 

On day one, new Irish bishop comes out strong for the unborn

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

IS-run terror camps used to recruit Afghan youth, says CIS Anti-Terrorism Center chief

 

Deadly bombings leave Afghan street cleaners a gruesome task

 

AFRICA

 

Kenya prevents two opposition activists from traveling abroad

 

ASIA

 

Why are foreign banks fleeing Vietnam?

 

ASSISTED SUICIDE

 

Here’s the Sinister Way Euthanasia Activists Get People to Support Assisted Suicide

 
AUSTRALIA 

 

ASX ends flat after late surge

 

Australian Dollar Rises; Wages in Focus as Interest Rate Parity Looms

 

Trumponomics and the surprisingly strong Australian dollar

 

What happened when this Melbourne school banned mobile phones

 

Second man charged after gunfire rocks suburbia

 

Australia's deputy PM loses support of state branch over affair

 

Australia: Ex-Muslim forced to wear niqab for years says “I hate the niqab”

 

BIOETHICS

 

Scientists Make Human-Animal Hybrids That are Part Animal and Part Human Being

 

BREAKDOWN OF THE FAMILY

 

Babies Born to Unmarried Women: Miss. 53.2%; La. 52%; N.M. 51.1%... 

 

CANADA

 

TSX Ends Negative

 

Hijab hailed in Canadian mall in ICNA-hosted outreach

 

Outbursts disrupt packed courtroom at Cormier trial as Crown closes its case

 

Toddler's leg crushed by escalator at Vancouver airport

 

Judge strikes down mandatory minimum sentence for Indigenous woman in drug trafficking case

 

Housing crunch could drain Toronto talent pool

 

Juror diagnosed with PTSD launches $100K lawsuit against 2 governments

 

York Region police issue clarification after officer tells students ‘doobies make boobies’

 

Not always illegal to yell FHRITP at female reporters, judge rules dismissing case

 

Doctor who denied sex abuse by saying his belly was too big loses licence

 

'We are unable to conduct safe obstetric care': Pregnant women urged to leave town to deliver

 

Jennifer Wells: Treatment of Sears Canada pensioners a ‘travesty’ that demands action

 

Ontario tables bill to fight Buy American protectionism

 

Canadians borrowing against their houses at the fastest pace in years, data shows

 

Wholesale sales fell unexpectedly in December, Statistics Canada says

 

Trudeau announces Canadian-Indian investment deal worth $1 billion (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Former Ontario Tory leader Patrick Brown discussed $375,000 deal with future PC candidate

 

The world is wondering whether Trudeau just got snubbed in India

 

Canada steel, aluminum industry hopes for exemption to U.S. crackdown on imports

 

CAPITOL HILL

 

Trump, Republicans push low-cost ObamaCare alternatives as Dems fume

 

Beginning to find sense on gun control

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Thousands Protest Bahar’s Comparison of Christianity to Mental Illness

 

In Mocking Christians, Bully Bigot Joy Behar Claims She Was Only Joking

 

COLD WAR

 

Munich did nothing to appease Cold War 2.0 fears

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

The Naked And The Dead: Chinese Government Cracks Down On Stripping At Funerals

 

The Chinese Century?

 

China Plans New Duty-Free Zone Along N.Korean Border

 

Is China really threatening the US with nuclear weapons?

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

North Korea making progress on new nuclear reactor: report

 

North Korea and Kim Jong Un: Meet the known key players in the regime

 

CONGRESS

 

Still Lacking Evidence Of Collusion, Democrats Move The Goalposts

 

NRCC Outraises DCCC in Record-Breaking January

 

What's next for DACA recipients as deadline approaches?

 

Dreamers' nightmare? Congress in deadlock

 

CONSTITUTION

 

The Story of a Patriot Who Fought the Con-Con in South Dakota

 

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

Smucker's Announces $1000 Employee Bonuses, $20M Added to Employee Pensions

 

Albertsons, Rite Aid deal creates US supermarket and healthcare giant

 

COURTS

 

How the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Could Derail Trump’s Agenda

 

Pennsylvania court issues new congressional map

 

Few states let courts take guns from people deemed a threat

 

Were Arrests Made to Solve Crimes, or to Get Extra Pay? (A federal trial in Brooklyn is set for four officers who face accusations that they made a false arrest to increase their income, a practice known as collars for dollars. The implications could be far-reaching.)

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Fail: Student Had AR-15 In State With Assault Weapon Ban; Had Grenades, C-4 Land Mine Detonator

 

88-Year-Old Korean War Vet Uses His Bare Hands To Fight Off Five-Man Gang Attacking Woman

 

Fact Check: Have Over 1,600 ‘Mass Shootings’ Occurred Since Sandy Hook?

 

Sick trolls attack dad of Florida shooting victim over Trump 2020 shirt

 

Did the Progressive 'Broward County Solution' Cost 17 Student Lives?

 

Guns didn't raise red flag for shooter's host family

 

Deputy prays at bedside of teen injured in school shooting

 

There Is Only One Sure Way to Stop School Shootings

 

MS-13 thug accused of brandishing AK-47 at passing cars

 

Seventh-grader shoots self at Ohio middle school; no one else hurt

 

Army awards heroism medals to JROTC cadets killed in Florida school shooting

 

Florida school hopes to resume classes Feb. 27

 

Video shows high school gunman fighting with students

 

‘Selfless service’: JROTC remembers three members slain in high school shooting

 

School shooting suspect had access to 10 firearms

 

The lives we’ve lost in mass shootings — again

 

Russian Bots Moved Quickly to Exploit the Florida Shooting

 

5th  child shot in Jacksonville in 2 weeks

 

Bodies of twin babies found inside suitcase in ditch

 

School Shootings Put Teachers in New Role as Human Shields

 

Copycat school shooting threats sweep across the country as 14-year-old boy 'promises round three on Florida' and dozens of other kids are arrested nationwide

 

CRUISELINE INDUSTRY

 

Carnival to probe "all aspects" of cruise ship brawl

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Prager U Video: Ami Presents: Communist Manifesto or Democratic Party Platform?

 

Hacker doubles down: It WAS Seth Rich who took DNC files

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

How will Democrats handle their blue-collar blues?

 

Jill Stein, Bernie Sanders under fire as Russian indictments reopen old wounds for Democrats

 

Calif. lawmaker who led #MeToo push faces new sexual harassment accusation

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Departing DOJ Official: Department Couldn't 'Continue to Sit Idly by' During Attacks on Free Speech

 

The Russian Collusion Investigation as Therapy

 

Chasing Windmills with Deadly Consequences  (The rot and stench at the FBI and DOJ goes far beyond what they did do to what they didn’t do.)

 

Mueller Charges Oligarch German Khan's Son-in-Law in Russia Probe

 

Lawyer charged with lying in US probe of Russia election role

 

What Robert Mueller & the Russians He Indicted Share in Common (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Mueller threatening new charges against Paul Manafort in bid to deplete ‘resources,’ attorney says Mueller reportedly crossing Trump ‘red line,’ investigating Kushner’s business dealings

 

EARTHQUAKE

 

Trump again seeks to end funding for earthquake early warning system

 

ECONOMY

 

U.S. Stocks Fall With Treasuries, Dollar Climbs

 

Walmart's stock exacts more than 70-point toll from Dow industrials in late trade

 

Dow snaps 6-day win streak as Walmart suffers worst point drop on record

 

Dow, S&P snap winning streak as Walmart weighs

 

Gold marks steepest daily drop in 1 1/2 years as dollar gathers steam

 

Asian stocks slip after European surge fades, dollar edges up

 

Asian Stocks Fall; Dollar Rises With Bond Yields: Markets Wrap

 

The Economy Is Booming

 

2-year Treasury yield extends breathless climb to 9-year high after debt auction

 

EDUCATION

 

Students’ Anti-Gun Views

 

Hypocrisy, Inc. (Teachers’ union leaders grandstand about evil corporations while drawing fat salaries.)

 

Forgiveness, Sin, Civility and Sexual Harassment

 

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Thinks Some College Title IX Trials Are Unfair to the Accused

 

Mediating Sexual Assault

 

Shock: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg Comes To Defense Of College Students Accused Of Sexual Assault

 

America’s IR Schools Are Broken

 

Should Names of Campus Buildings Reflect Student Demographics?

 

The Best International Relations Schools in the World

 

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says Colleges Treat Sexual Misconduct Allegations Unfairly

 

Experts: Universities Need to be Transparent About Money Received from Confucius Institutes

 

Colorado state rep, Columbine survivor, pushes to end gun-free zones in schools

 

Idaho senator shouts at students lobbying for birth control

 

Penn State students raise more than $10M in dance marathon

 

Harvard Law professor wants ‘Children’s Crusade’ for gun control, lower voting age

 

Confronting school shootings

 

A not-so-radical first step for stopping school shootings

 

New York University professor calls out 'MAGA maggots who are feasting on the corpses of murdered schoolchildren' for verbally attacking survivors of the Florida high school shooting massacre

 

ELECTIONS

 

Former DHS Secretary: Hackers Could Delete Registered Voters

 

ELECTION 2016

 

The Myth That Won't Die: Trump Won Because Putin Wanted Him To

 

How Russian Trolls Deceived Americans in 2016 Election

 

Russia Backed Trump. But Was It the Difference?

 

 

ELECTION 2018

 

The political playbook for 2018: Get mad, then get elected

 

ELECTION 2020

 

Trump vs. Oprah: The Matchup We Deserve?

 

ENERGY

 

U.S. oil benchmark narrows gap with Brent crude

 

Energy Prices

 

How a U.S. coal deal warmed Ukraine's ties with Trump

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

Security Officials Recommended Pruitt Fly First Class (Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt)

 

EUROPE

 

Ukrainian president signs Donbass reintegration law

 

Europe’s Future Nightmare: The ‘Baby Muhammad’ Jihad

 

Graft and Crooked Deals Fuel Ukraine’s New War Machine

 

In laws, rhetoric and acts of violence, Europe is rewriting dark chapters of its past

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks revived as euro drops, but HSBC, BHP Billiton updates disappoint

 

Orban appeals to “patriotic alliance” to fight Soros and save Europe from Islamization

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Fatal Bureau of Investigation

 

A Day at the FBI National Urgent Tipster Emergency Hot-Line Call Center

 

FEMINISM

 

The Feminist Delusion of Toxic Masculinity

 

FRANCE

 

France arrests three linked to Barcelona terror attacks

 

France no longer EU's 'worst' for international students: report

 

Alsace: 83 percent of Alsatians back return of their historical region

 

GERMANY

 

German War Planes Grounded By Eco-Gas 

 

Underequipped German army ever less ready for battle, damning report concludes

 

Nobel laureate who donated prize to rebuild Dresden synagogue and church dies

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

The world’s efforts to slow climate change aren’t working

 

 

GOP

 

Kentucky Gov. Bevin: We Have to Look at What Has Changed in Society; It Isn't the Gun

 

Pennsylvania GOP slams election-map 'power grab' as 'judicial activism,' will challenge

 

Republican state senator charged with extorting sex from a page   (Rhode Island)

 

Don’t blame ‘Washington.’ Blame the GOP.

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Resentment Grows Over Who Gets Health Care Aid

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

George and Amal Clooney donate $500k to march against guns in the US

 

Michael Moore Took Part in Anti-Trump Rally Authorities Allege Was Organized by Russians

 

Looks like the only person fooled by Russian ‘meddling’ was Michael Moore - here he is vocally parti

 

HOLOCAUST

 

Polish deputy minister urges opening of ‘Polocaust’ museum

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Nunes' New Approach To Demand Answers On The Dossier  (US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)

 

Conservatives Want Ryan Out if Amnesty Passes House   (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

Six Words From A Town Hall Heckler Stopped Pelosi Dead In Her Tracks  (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Nunes Demands Answers From 11 Current and Former Government Officials on Steele Dossier

 

Top Armed Services Dem hits Trump on military budget

 

IMMIGRATION

 

U.S. is separating immigrant families to discourage others, activists say

 

When the radical agenda meets immigration

 

INDIA

 

Police: Angry mob killed suspects in murder of girl in India

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

 

Paying for the nation’s infrastructure needs

 

INTERNET 

 

Walmart's Online Sales Growth Lags as It Confronts Challenges

 

IRAN

 

Iran: Trump Administration Violating Nuclear Deal

 

Iran’s  Schemes And Isreal’s Reaction

 

Under Islamic repression, 'Christianity has ignited like a flame'

 

IRAQ

 

Iraqi Archbishop: Muslim “slow-motion genocide” of Christians began 1400 years ago

 

ISLAM

 

Cleveland: Imam admits Muhammad married 9-year-old girl, justifies the marriage

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Tuesday, February 20, 2018)

 

Holocaust had ‘Jewish perpetrators’ too, Polish prime minister tells Israeli media

 

Netanyahu: Abbas Continues to Run Away from Peace (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu/“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Netanyahu confidant inks deal to become state’s witness in Case 4000

 

Abbas at Security Council calls for a peace conference mid-2018 to recognize Palestine

 

Chief justice gives police testimony on alleged bribe offer by Netanyahu aide

 

'We'd consider bringing in other countries to peace talks'  (State Department responds to Abbas: US would consider involvement of other countries in peace talks if it believes it would be helpful.)

 

Haley to Abbas at UN Security Council: Negotiators Ready, But We Will Not Chase You’ (video)  (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)

 

Haley to Abbas: US wants a peace deal but will not ‘chase after you’

 

Lebanese Journalist: 100 Years After Balfour Declaration, The Arabs Have Failed Where Israel Has Excelled

 

Netanyahu puts Gaza terror groups on notice after bomb attack

 

Hamas leaders in disarray, split over mixed signals from Tehran

 

State asks court for 3-month delay in razing illegal outpost

 

Palestinian UN diplomat caught on tape glorifying children's rock throwing

 

After donating organs, soldier killed in crash remembered as giver

 

Iran slams Sweden for naturalizing ‘Mossad spy’ sentenced to death

 

Full Transcript: Abbas Urges UN Security Council to Recognize ‘State of Palestine,’ Hand Over Jerusalem

 

Man dies in gas explosion in Jerusalem; 3 hurt

 

Shocking: IDF Accused of Coordinating Settlers’ Expulsion with their Arab Neighbors  (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Snubbed by EU, Israeli cartoons slamming Iran to be displayed in Brussels

 

Bill will empower police to seize mosque loudspeakers – report

 

More than 6 mil cubic meters of water stolen in Judea, Samaria

 

Iran threatens to ‘level Tel Aviv,’ kill Netanyahu if Israel attacks

 

How Israel and Pakistan Can Avoid a Nuclear Showdown

 

 How the IDF is preparing for multi-front war

 

Drug traffickers who impersonated IDF patrols arrested near Egypt

 

To prevent a war, Israel must create Syria-Iran rift

 

Linked to Netanyahu probe, Lapid forced to explain his friendship with Milchan 

 

Exclusive: Trump team briefs Security Council on Mideast peace plan

 

LATIN AMERICA

 

Evangelicals’ newfound political clout in Latin America unnerves politicians, Catholic Church

 

LEBANON

 

No, America: Lebanon is not your friend

 

LIBERALISM

 

Leftist Writer Thinks Black People Should Do This To Whites Who 'Speak Out Of Turn'

 

We Can’t Have A Debate About Guns If Liberals Keep Lying About Them

 

MEDIA 

 

CNN talk trash in on-site hunt for Russian trolls

 

NY Daily News rips Trump for golfing amid funerals for Florida shooting victims

 

Fox News launching digital streaming service for ‘superfans’

 

Shepard Smith goes after Trump for not condemning Russia in tweetstorm

 

MEDICARE

 

Pharma Thinks It Owns Medicare

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

85 Houthi militants killed and over 100 wounded in past 48 hours

 

The Dangers of Ignoring Yemen

 

MILITARY

 

In Estonia, US Fighter Pilots Train for Next War With ‘One Hand Tied Behind Their Backs’

 

Mattis: Service Members Need to be Deployable or Find Another Job  (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)

 

Engine fire forces US F-16 to dump fuel tanks over Japanese lake – reports

 

Soldier says destiny brought her to serve at Camp Casey, South Korea

 

Olympians past and present celebrate troops, families at Yongsan Garrison in Seoul

 

Veterans groups rally behind David Shulkin

 

Fort Bragg soldiers featured in next episode of National Geographic show 'Chain of Command'

 

NATIONAL SECURITY

 

A Realist National Security Strategy

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

If America Is First, Is NATO Second?

 

PAKISTAN

 

Christian in Pakistan Arrested for ‘Blasphemy’ to Appease Islamist Throng, Sources Say

 

US bid to put Pakistan on terror financing watch-list falls through

 

Pakistan: Muslim mob calls for beheading of Christian for “blasphemy,” threatens to burn down Christian homes

 

Russia will continue to boost Pakistan’s counterterrorism capacity, says FM Lavrov

 

PHILIPPINES

 

‘Chinese province of the Philippines?’

 

POLITICS

 

Marion Le Pen Is A Great Choice For CPAC

 

POLLS

 

Most Americans say Trump, Congress not doing enough to stop mass shootings

 

POSTAL SERVICE

 

Postal worker found shot to death in mail truck

 

POVERTY

 

L.A. County Overwhelmed With Homeless Despite Billions in Tax Measures

 

PRISONS

 

76 Reoffend So Far After Louisiana Mass Prison Release

 

 

RADIO

 

Rush Limbaugh Is More Progressive on Immigration Than Anyone on Capitol Hill. Seriously.

 

Limbaugh: 'Russia investigation' designed to protect 1 person

 

RUSSIA

 

Researcher Reports Soviets Created Child-Trafficking Rings in the West for Blackmail

 

Fighting Russian Interference In American Politics

 

Russia Becomes Ukraine's Biggest Trading Partner in 2017

 

Russia works to calm and appease Western partners whose warships enter Black Sea

 

Russia Reported Ready To Challenge Any U.S. Tariffs On Steel, Aluminum 

 

Lavrov Blames West For 'Increasing Tensions' In Balkans   (Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov)

 

Russian FM Lavrov: Russophobia Began With The Magnitsky Act, As The West Speculated On His Death To Legitimize Bullying Russia

 

Russia Admits to 'Dozens' of Casualties in Syria Clashes

 

Russian Military in Syria Ordered to Jam Phone Signals to Block Drones

 

Russia to wage war in five spaces

 

Dozens of Russian, CIS citizens killed & injured in recent clashes in Syria – Foreign Ministry

 

 Laughing? Not so much. Most Russians just wish the election-tampering story would go away

 

US show of force sends Russia a message in Black Sea

 

Stop laughing, Putin (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

'Gays for Putin' Schedule Rally in Support of Russian President  

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

Israel’s gun policy called validation of NRA’s argument

 

Is The Second Amendment Worth Dying For?

 

Florida survivors travel to capital to push for gun control

 

Top Dallas official pressuring NRA to hold convention elsewhere

 

Against Gun Control: The ‘I-Want-To’ Factor

 

Fla. school shooting spurs an urgent push for gun control

 

SECRET SERVICE

 

US Secret Service denies China nuclear football 'skirmish'

 

 

SENATE

 

Exclusive: Mike Lee Says Debt Will Doom America -- Unless We Take These Actions (US Senator of Utah Mike Lee (R)

 

Is A Former Feinstein Staffer Running Fusion GPS’s Post-Election Steele Dossier Operation? (US Senator of California Dianne Feinstein (D)

 

Newsweek, Raw Story Fall for False Story Claiming Twitter Bots Took Down Franken (Former US Senator of Minnesota Al Franken (D)

 

Grassley, Dems step up battle over judicial nominees  (US Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley (R)

 

Trump endorses Romney for Senate

 

SMALL BUSINESS

 

Survey: Small-Business Confidence Hits Record High After GOP Tax Reform

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Facebook “Intellectually Terrorizes” a Human Rights Activist

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

South Korea to announce joint military drill plan with U.S. before April

 

Bosses penalized for subordinates' overtime

 

Moon Vows to Act on U.S. Protectionism (President Moon Jae-in)

 

Korea at war with Samsung: butchering golden goose

 

GM chief visits Assembly as government faces dilemma

 

Is GM withdrawal a fixed game?

 

Exclusive: GM offers $2.2 billion debt for equity swap in return for Seoul's support - sources

 

GM plans to produce two new models in South Korea: South Korea lawmaker

 

S. Korean official in charge of cryptocurrency crackdown found dead

 

SPORTS

 

Louisville to vacate 2013 basketball title as sex scandal punishment

 

American says he 'had nothing to lose' attempting record-setting 6-quad routine

 

Olympics

 

$60M in 1st  year? Jets set to creatively pounce on Kirk Cousins

 

US Swimming did little as hundreds of coaches abused kids

 

Knicks give athletic forward chance on 10-day contract

 

Ex-NFLer breaks silence from jail: I’m sorry for murder I orchestrated

 

Ex-Redskin champions tackle football ban for kids to combat concussions

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

Sexual misconduct allegations leave a swath of Los Angeles County without representation in the Capitol  (California)

 

Freezing temperatures expected across California could threaten Central Valley crops

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Clarance Thomas accuser calls for his impeachment

 

Supreme Court leaves in place California's 10-day wait for gun buyers, rejects 2nd  Amendment challenge

 

Supreme Court to decide whether mandatory union dues violate First Amendment rights

 

The judges who could replace swing-vote Anthony Kennedy

 

SYRIA

 

Brutal violence in Syria leaves at least 200 dead

 

Syria: Where Chaos Theory Meets Murphy’s Law

 

Syrian backed forces are now in Afrin fighting the Turkish military. The proxy war between Turkey and Russia continues

 

Eastern Ghouta bombing undermines political process amid international silence, says Syrian opposition

 

Video of U.S. Attack on Russian Mercenaries in Syria (WARNING: Graphic Violence is Depicted)

 

The United States and Syria

 

Syria and Its Allies Push Deadly Assaults on 2 Fronts

 

More than 100 killed in Syria assault near capital

 

UN: Targeting of civilians in Syria’s eastern Ghouta

 

Iran, Embedded in Syria, Expands Its ‘Axis of Resistance’

 

TAIWAN

 

US risks retaliation with defence talks on Taiwan, Chinese analysts warn

 

Group urges rights for ‘stateless kids’

 

Taiwan-US relations smooth and strong, envoy says

 

Economy to hold steady this quarter

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

Will Automation Kill Our Jobs?

 

TELEVISION

 

Stop Putting Traumatized Teenagers On Television

 

Flood of complaints since Joy Behar mocked Pence faith

 

TRADE

 

The trouble with tariffs

 

TRANSGENDER MOVEMENT

 

Podcast: Responding to the Transgender Moment

 

Who Are the Rich, White Men Institutionalizing Transgender Ideology?

 

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

 

U.S. Floods the Market With $179 Billion of Debt in Just One Day

 

 

TURKEY

 

Think There's a Deep State? Take a Look at Turkey.

 

US baiting Turkey in hopes of ending Ankara’s Russian dalliance

 

Turkish shelling narrowly misses reporter covering pro-Syrian govt deployment in Afrin (Video)

 

UNIONS

 

Disney World unions file complaint to get $1,000 bonus promised after corporate tax cut

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 book slight loss as buying cools after HSBC, BHP quarterly results

 

Britain and Zionism: Did Margaret Thatcher betray Balfour?

 

Judge Rules Hospital Can Shut Off Alfie Evans’ Life Support Over His Parents’ Objections

 

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Haley’s Fiery U.N. Speech: 'I Will Not Shut Up. Rather, I Will Speak Some Hard Truths' (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)

 

VATICAN

 

Leaked docs raise question of Pope’s personal role in new Vatican financial scandal

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump is helping to undermine US democracy. That's just what Russia wants

 

Trump Orders Ban of AR-15 ‘Bump Stocks’ After Florida Shooting

 

ABC Reporter Bum Rushes Sanders On Russia -- He Wasn't Ready For Her Meticulous Response  (White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders)

 

No, Trump Didn’t Make It Easier For People With Mental Illness To Buy Guns

 

Trump claims he's never met accuser who says he forcibly kissed her

 

Trump: ‘I Have Been Much Tougher on Russia Than Obama’

 

Trump dismisses aspiring pol’s claim he kissed her in lobby of iconic tower

 

Media pretty excited a bunch of political scientists have ranked Trump the worst president ever

 

Trump tweet misstates how FBI works: Feds

 

Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denounced

 

For the weary White House, Florida shooting offered a ‘reprieve’ from scandals

 

Trump knows that everyone has a price

 

Nearly all the presidents love pets, except Trump

 

Trump: ‘They Are Laughing Their A**es Off in Moscow’ at Discord Sown by Russia Investigation

 

Porter’s Charisma and Ambition Hid Flare-ups of Anger

 

No room next to dad? Barron Trump, 11, arrives at the airport in his OWN Secret Service vehicle, as he and his parents board Air Force One to return to D.C. after Mar-a-Lago trip

 

Doctors blast Trump's mental illness focus to fight violence

 

Relaxing getaway? Trump, Melania and Barron head back to D.C. after President filled his weekend tweeting instead of playing golf in wake of school shooting - until he finally caved today

 

Trump accuser keeps telling her story, hoping someone will finally listen

 

'It was a reprieve. We had spent eight days getting pummeled': White House official  admits the Florida school shooting 'distracted' the public from the series of scandals engulfing Trump's top team

 

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