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Wednesday, February 22, 2017





In Today’s Issue: 




Planned Parenthood Killed Her in a Botched Abortion But Still Gets $500 Million of Our Tax Dollars


Planned Parenthood's Pandering Press


Couple Rejects Abortion Even Though Their Baby May Die Right After Birth


Fla. may make it easier to sue doctors over abortions


Pro-life ministry barred again from N.C. facility


Planned Parenthood Still Can’t Make the Numbers Work in Their Favor


‘Guess I'm breaking the law’: Utah not enforcing abortion clinic ‘fetal pain’ law


Missouri Governor Takes Strong Pro-Life Stance: “The People of Missouri Do Not Support Abortion”


Ordinance puts special protections on abortion


Planned Parenthood Abortion Doc is 7 Months Pregnant, But Kills Babies Up to 24 Weeks in Abortions


Judge blocks Texas from cutting Medicaid to Planned Parenthood


Indiana abortion 'reversal' bill is revived in House


Watch: A teen girl’s powerful response to Teen Vogue’s abortion gifts article


New Research Shows How Abortion Restrictions Hurt Poor Women Most


Montana Committee Passes Pro-Life Bill to Ban Late-Term Abortions After 24 Weeks


Montana bill would ban abortion after 24 weeks


South Dakota House Panel Votes to Table Abortion Measure


‘House-of-horrors’ abortion doctor claims he delivered Will Smith


This Global Abortion Fund Aims To Right Trump’s Wrong


In abortion bill veto, an issue for 2017 campaigns (Virginia)


Alaska board, prompted by suit, proposes new abortion rules


Skirmishes Continue On Abortion-Rights Bill  (Rhode Island)


Let “Jane Roe’s” legacy be an end to abortion


Bill looks to limit abortion services for nearly 250,000 public sector employees (Wisconsin)


Religious, women's groups fight anti-abortion bill in Florida


British General Pharmaceutical Council Wants to Force Pharmacists to Provide Abortion Drugs




Afghan Vice President's Bodyguards Questioned In Abuse Case





Robert Mugabe marks 93rd birthday with praise for Donald Trump  (Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe)


Zimbabwe’s Rulers Use a Monument’s Walls to Build a Legacy





Build the Wall, But Realize That We'll Still Need Seasonal Agricultural Workers




Why flight attendants prefer to work in economy over first class




Alt-right influence casts cloud over CPAC




ACLU demands Texas 'pee with LGBT'





Bomb Threat at ADL National HQ in New York





JCC near San Diego evacuated after emailed bomb threat


Watch: Pence prays at vandalized Jewish cemetery (Vice-President Mike Pence)


Muslims at University of Texas Arlington: “Stuff Jews in the oven”


CNN’s Navarro: ‘There Is a Correlation’ Between Trump Media Attacks, Anti-Semitism


Trump too late in denouncing anti-Semitic acts, critics say


Detroit Democrats Attend Anti-Semitic Speech by Nation of Islam Leader


Trump Condemns the Wave of Threats Against Jews


President Trump Condemns Anti-Semitism as Anti-Semite Leads Race to Head Dems


Muslims raise $42,000 to repair vandalized Jewish cemetery




'Abd Al-Rahman Al-Rashed: We Must Form 'Arab NATO' To Confront Iran




'Amnesty Bus' Coming to N.D. Protest Camp Today




Assisted suicide marches on as Congress fails to act


New Behavioral Therapy to Support Japanese Mothers of Children With ADHD



Surge in Woolies leads ASX higher


Aussie Dollar Shrugs Off Worse-Than-Expected Construction Data


$1.53m spent defending priest who abused 20 children


Australia about to lose top spot in this world health ranking


It's not all gloomy: The bright spots of Australian retail


RBA's hands tied as wage growth hits new record low


MP’s $40k bill to live 80km from his electorate


Melbourne plane crash: Pilot had 'near collision' in 2015


Donald Trump’s Australia


Israeli PM criticises UN 'hypocrisy' on historic Australia visit


Push for Australian university campuses in Indonesia under free trade deal




2018 Chevy Cruze Diesel — Read the Fine Print




How Reined-In Government Regains the Trust of Americans


Regulations make it too hard to sell home-cooked food




Scientists are Making Human-Pig Hybrids for Organ Transplants That Could Develop Into “Monsters”




Border Mayor Hopeful Trump Wall Blocks Smugglers




TSX declines after climbing to record high on Tuesday


Most actively traded companies on the TSX


Toronto police step up patrols of Jewish areas after anti-Semitic incident


So-called Islamophobia has given way to Islamophobia-phobia. Is Canada going crazy?


With accused killers poised to walk free, Ottawa urged to take action on court delays


‘Your throat will be slit’: Canadian’s Muslim talk show in India triggers threats, a bounty on his head


Judge in 'knees together' case takes unprecedented steps to try to keep job


Trudeau says expanded border preclearance bill will offer better protection (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


4 prisoners charged in beating of triple murderer Douglas Garland


Chinese group with hazy ownership cleared for B.C. health deal


Million-dollar homes on High River flood plain auctioned for a pittance by Alberta Infrastructure


Calgary seniors shocked at being fingerprinted, mug-shotted by U.S. border officials


Dairy farm worker found dead in manure tank in Ont


Is there such a thing as Canadian cuisine? One woman went on a five-year quest to find out


A solution to Canada’s refugee surge is no easy feat


Liberal Jewish and Muslim MPs condemn Imams who called for the death of Jews


Why life expectancy in Canada, other countries is reaching 'breathtaking' levels


Trump effect hits Alberta, and Notley pays the price


Former prime minister Harper’s old seat among five up for grabs as Trudeau calls byelections for April 3


'You had to come sit your f------ fat ass on my leg


Toronto mumps outbreak might be linked to bars


Trudeau: Canada will continue to accept asylum seekers from US





Census: Two-Thirds of Americans Aren't Putting Money in Their 401(k)





Trump administration 'deeply disappointed' over imminent extradition of former CIA agent




George Washington’s Christianity




Bill Maher Defended Child Sex Abuse in 1998




China May Soon Surpass America on the Artificial Intelligence Battlefield


Is Trump’s ego picking a fight with China?


How America Can Avoid a War with China


China move puts onus on US in N. Korea impasse: experts


Is China Pushing Trump to Talk to North Korea?


Scammers in China Fake Road Injuries, but Cameras Capture the Truth


Chinese Security Forces Rally in Xinjiang in a Show of Power





No Signs of Cardiac Arrest or Puncture Wounds on Kim Jong-nam  (Brother of Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


Chinese bodyguards disappeared before Kim Jong-Nam’s assassination


Women who assassinated half-brother of Kim Jong Un coated hands in poison, official says


Kim Jong Nam’s alleged assassins were trained killers  (Brother of Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)





Congressional Aides in Criminal Probe Owed Money to Hezbollah-Connected Fugitive


Republicans in Congress facing hostile constituents back home




CEOs Urge Congress to Enact Tax Reform to Help Make U.S. Companies Competitive




4th Circuit Upholds Maryland's 'Assault Weapon' Ban


Trump Eyes Libertarian-Minded Texas Judge for Federal Court Vacancy


Protecting Jury Impartiality


Trump admin ordered to produce list of travelers detained under ban


Dylann Roof stopped at another AME church after Charleston massacre, new documents say


2 men face sentencing for hate crime attack


The Plot to Sabotage U.S. Court System With Thousands of Deportation Cases


Prep school sex offender back in court to push for new trial


Woman who says she was fired for complaining about a business meeting at Hooters launches lawsuit




Careworker caught on video giving sexual dance


Victim's phone recorded voice saying 'down the hill' before Indiana teens killed


Woman admits $1M stolen from employer paid for luxury lifestyle


Almost 2,000 opioid-related deaths in Massachusetts show fentanyl dangers rising


Louisiana woman hailed as a hero for stopping man from beating police officer


Police save puppy from heroin overdose -- and arrest owners


Ohio parents charged in 7-year-old son's heroin overdose


Gang member accused of killing Whittier cop had cycled in and out of jail, records show


Erik Menendez's ex-girlfriend opens up about the road trip the couple took a day after he and his brother killed their parents 





U.S. Government Computers Still Not Safe From Cyber Attacks




DNC race remains tight as Democrats combat Trump


Trump on DNC race: Ellison ‘predicted early that I would win!’


Howard Dean endorses South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg for DNC chair


Clash of the Radical Titans  (Keith Ellison and Thomas Perez vie for the post of DNC chairman.)


Bill de Blasio: Why I’m supporting Keith Ellison for DNC chair  (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio(D)




When will Obama the Revolutionary Renegade strike?


With N-word sign, Florida man could damage Tampa mayor’s gubernatorial hopes


Why de Blasio shouldn’t offer Chicago his advice on crime (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)


Grammar and Obama do not agree


Top N.C. Democrats want Supreme Court to drop voting law review


Camelot West for sale! Robert Kennedy Jr. and Cheryl Hines sell their Malibu home complete with two storey treehouse for $6.45m





Report: Donald Trump Overrides Betsy DeVos’ Support for Obama’s Pro-Transgender Policy  (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)




Leverage: DHS Given 30 Days to Identify 'All Sources' of Funding to Mexico


J. Christian Adams: Trump Reforms Will Remove Any Arrested Illegal Here Less Than 2 Years


DHS To Expedite Deportation Proceedings By Not Using Judges


Krikorian: ‘No Longer Will Any Classes of Immigrants Be Exempt from Enforcement’


Trump’s New Guidance Calls for Vigorous Immigration Enforcement


Homeland Security Employees Locked out of Computer Networks


Exclusive: Obama’s Feds Tried to Hack Indiana’s Election System While Pence Was Governor


Confusion mounts as immigrants react to Trump memos


Mr. Trump’s ‘Deportation Force’ Prepares an Assault on American Values


Trump Details Plans to Deport Millions of Immigrants


The Trump administration’s blueprint for mass removals, with a streak of cruelty




Trump Wants Justice Department to Investigate Leakers. How That Works.


Veteran facing prison for 6-inch U.S. flag on fence




Trump labor secretary pick drawing union support




Dow notches best record-setting streak in 30 years


Trump seeks jobs advice from some firms that offshore U.S. work


Asia up as Wall Street extends record rise, dollar steady


Asia Stocks Gain Even as Topix Drops; Dollar Falls: Markets Wrap


What if creative destruction buries the working man in the rubble?


U.S. home sales hit 10-year high, prices soar


Want a Raise? These U.S. Industries Are Driving Wage Growth


Dollar retreats in volatile session, pressured after Fed minutes


Better ways to boost manufacturing, jobs


Treasury yields decline after Fed minutes


Why stock, bond investors shouldn’t ‘just buy everything’


Gold scores a boost after Fed minutes, following 3rd losing session




Universities Lean Left, but Are Diversity Laws the Answer?


The School Project That Sets Parents Free


Wisconsin Students May Be Able To Opt Out of Funding Leftist Programs


FIRE Lists Ten Colleges With the Worst Free Speech Issues


Former Stanford Provost Gives Most Powerful Denunciation Yet Of 'Intolerant' Campus 'Echo Chambers'


Pennsylvania School Sees Improvement After Dropping Michelle Obama’s Lunch Program


Racist video draws condemnation on college campus


Why is America Failing at Sexual Health and Education?


Bill would leave evolution, climate skepticism up to teachers  (South Dakota)


Teacher who used students to date hot relatives gets job back


Student loan debt now totals over $1.3 trillion


Investigation of Former City College President Expands


Police Dept. Cancels ‘High-Five Friday’ at Schools Because Some Students May Be ‘Uncomfortable’


AP Participation Is Up (More than 20 percent of most recent high school class nationally has taken and passed at least one exam.)


If college liberals are so naive, why did the campus right fall for Yiannopoulos?


Incidents Roil Campuses  (Racist video at Old Dominion, blackface controversy at Spring Arbor and anti-immigrant posters at the University of Texas.)


Students More Likely to Succeed If Teachers Have Positive Perceptions of Parents


'Lower Ed'  (A new book argues that the focus on credentials and growing inequality led to the rise in for-profit colleges.)


Minnesota high school backtracks after ordering girls to submit prom dresses for pre-approval to make sure they were acceptable enough to wear to church 


The Conservative Approach to Student Loans  (Right-leaning policy thinkers push agenda to simplify loan system, inject bigger role for private lenders. But proposals to eliminate PLUS loans likely to draw opposition from advocacy groups.)


'White privilege' campaign blasted as just another 'guilt trip'


25 Years Without a Raise  (At Youngstown State, adjuncts marked the anniversary with a cake.)


Students rat each other out over speech




ISIS Egypt Is Openly Betting On Bigotry As A Winning Strategy


Egypt Looks for an Expanded Role in America’s Foreign Policy




Oil settles lower to end 3 straight sessions of gains, as non-OPEC production weighs


Energy Prices


Trump Eyes Easing Obama Rules for Sprawling Pipeline Network


The Shale Revolution Is A Made-In-America Success Story


Tell the truth about fracking




Another orange alligator has been spotted


Mystery of the half-eaten shark on Florida beach





Emails: EPA's Pruitt cozy with fossil fuel industry  (Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt)


New EPA chief Pruitt says agency will respect rule of law, states’ rights


New EPA chief to employees: ‘We don’t have to choose’ between jobs and the environment


Trump readies slew of new orders targeting EPA




'Ukraine Has Become a Wild Country'


Sweden probes riot in mainly immigrant Stockholm suburb


Welcome to the booze-soaked town that spends 100 days in darkness  (Norway)


Ukraine Lawmaker Who Aided Trump Allies Faces Inquiry




European stocks flatten at the close as euro pulls back


Idiot: Former Clinton Labor Secretary Blames Trump For Swedish Muslim Riots


Austria: Nine Muslim “refugees” gang-rape woman for two hours, ignoring her pleas


The Pushback: Why the Trump Administration Needs to Play Hardball with Europe's Intelligence Community


Iceland’s president says he would not, after all, ban pineapple as a pizza topping


Swedish Police: Government Covering Up Huge Migrant Crime Spree


Trump vs. the European Union: The Coming Storm


Two Muslims Walk Up To Random Italian Man Minding His Own Business, Beat Him Up And Savagely Rape Him


Italy faces potential sanction from EU for rising debt


Last Night in Sweden  (Problems? What problems?)


Violence in Sweden Draws Attention After Trump Claims


Actually, Sweden is having big trouble with Mideast refugees


U.S. 'within 10 years' of becoming Sweden  if Trump policies fail


Syrian migrant on trial in Austria over 20 murders




McDonald's to Cut Prices on Drinks as Industry Slumps




Army drop-out who converted to Islam is charged with plotting ISIS attack on Kansas City that would have been '10 times' as deadly as the Boston marathon bombings 

Missouri man charged in alleged ISIS plot


Exclusive: Girl, 17, who was rescued from human traffickers by the FBI 'was snatched when her boyfriend left her alone for a few moments to use the bathroom in a Vegas hotel'






FEC commissioner won't be silenced on voter fraud claims


Government Watchdog Group Calls For Investigation Into Democratic FEC Official




Federal Reserve minutes point to rate hike 'fairly soon'




Banking On It (Somehow, in an age of faceless tellers and international hackers, we trust that our money is safe.)


Wells Fargo fires 4 in sales scandal inquiry




The Trump Administration’s Islamophobic Holy Grail (Designating the Muslim Brotherhood a terror group would cripple US foreign policy, and launch a domestic smear campaign.)


Can McMaster Stabilize Trump’s Foreign Policy Team?




French mocking of alt-right's 'Paris no-go zones' would be funny if it wasn't so serious


 Want to run for French president? Join the crowd


Cracking story French artist to entomb himself in rock and hatch eggs


Why Emmanuel Macron's chances of becoming French president just went up




Sands' Adelson Says Japan Casino is Ultimate Business Opportunity




German officials arrest Russian suspected of IS support


Iraqi migrant 'raped 13-year-old girl at train station then fled Germany to Hungary'


Stolen 'Work will set you free' gate returned to Dachau


From Russia with luvvie: German actress who was one of Hitler's favourite stars and had an affair with Joseph Goebbels was a Moscow SPY, declassified files show


These are the German states with the most people waiting to be deported


Germany to boost troops to 200,000 as US urges more defence spending


Berlin mayor sends condolences to terror victims - two months late


Leftists in Germany Want to Give Refugees the Vote




Will Trump Stand Up to the World on Climate-Change Policy?




Poll reveals Putin's image rising sharply among GOP  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Houston, Republicans Have a Problem


Watch Voters Give G.O.P. Lawmakers Piece of Their Mind





Save Greece by Saving Its Economy First





Top Trump aide: Guantanamo 'incredibly important' asset




Mass funeral for inmates who died in "cruel, inhuman" Haitian prison





Thanks to Obamacare, Little Boy With Spina Bifida Couldn’t Get the Treatment He Needs


Poll: Support for Obamacare is rising


Former Aetna CEO Says Obamacare Was Flawed and Exchanges are Unsustainable


 New health secretary could move against guaranteed free contraception for women claim health groups 





Mental Illness and Heart Disease are Often Found in the Same Patients


Trump's immigration policy may worsen doctor shortage


High pollen counts reported as mild weather kick-starts allergy season


Teen killed, 7 hospitalized in Alaska carbon monoxide poisoning


Baltimore surgeon gives boy new hand using his foot bones





The moment Harrison Ford came within SECONDS of an air disaster: New video shows his plane passing just feet over a 737 with 106 people aboard as he misses runway and lands on taxiway 


How not to embarrass Oscar





The Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect Has Nothing To Do With Anne Frank





Milo Yiannopoulos is destructive to conservatism




New Immigration Guidance 'Unleashes the Hound Dogs,' Says 1st (Former) Illegal Alien to Serve in Congress


Rep. Maxine Waters: Some in Trump's Cabinet 'Are a Bunch of Scumbags'  (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)


House speaker getting look at US-Mexico border  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)


GOP lessons from the latest round of brutal town halls (As Republicans face hostile crowds at town halls nationwide, US Representative of Virginia David Brat(R) offered one possible blueprint for survival.)


First formerly undocumented  immigrant (illegal alien)  congressman weighs in on Trump's deportation memos


GOP Lawmaker Urges Trump to Buy New Icebreakers Amid Russian Buildup in Arctic  (US Representative of California Duncan Hunter (R)


Congressman who complained about women being ‘in my grill’ is heckled at town hall in Virginia  (US Representative of Virginia David Brat(R)


Obamacare repeal must happen now, says congressman


Fourth House Republican backs bill to limit Trump on Russian sanctions




Child trafficking: Ways to discuss topic with kids




Did immigration officers really have their hands tied under Obama?


‘Sanctuary city’ law let gang member walk free from Rikers (New York City)


'Santa Trump' delivers for immigration hawks


Activists drape 'Refugees Welcome' banner on Statue of Liberty


Trump adviser says new travel ban will have 'same basic policy outcome'


Amid Trump unease, green card holders rush to nail down citizenship


What the U.S. really needs is a wall to keep immigrants in


Team Trump’s latest immigration orders are tough — not harsh


Terrorism Isn't The Only Reason To Curb Refugee Admissions


Poll: Americans overwhelmingly oppose sanctuary cities





China-Pakistan economic corridor violates our sovereignty, India tells Beijing


Indian Banks Misread the Fintech Threat


Proof that India’s growth mostly benefits India’s rich


INS Betwa, which had tipped over, is back on even keel


Govt to double solar power park capacity to 40 GW


Children’s Bank of India currency notes? Cop doesn’t believe it, pays the price


As law colleges mushroom, concern over quality of advocates being churned out


30 injured as Delhi University student unions clash on North Campus


Ramjas protest: Teachers, students, journalists beaten up in clash with ABVP


Industrial units must have effluent treatment plants: Supreme Court




Anti-Trump Groups Use Tax Loophole to Hide Finances





'Kim Jong-un must be taken to International Criminal Court'   (Brother of Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)




'We Wanted to Create Progress in Iran'


Son Of Top Iranian Dissident Cleric Taken Into Custody


Young Iranian chess grandmaster expelled from national team for not wearing hijab


Iran Renews Destructive Cyber Attacks on Saudi Arabia


IRGC Commander: Iran Ready to Give U.S. ‘Slap in the Face’




ISIS’s ‘new horror’ in Iraq: Tiny drones that drop bombs from the sky


Islamic State fires cluster bombs at Iraqi government forces




High Concept Hate Crime  (CAIR video stars bacon-wielding female vandal.)





Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Wednesday, February 22, 2017)


Palestine: Netanyahu Needs To Expose PLO Hoax (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


PM Netanyahu Says ‘Fight Anti-Semitism Together. Am Yisrael Chai!’ [video]


4 new Supreme Court judges tapped, as right starts to shift bench


Khamenei threatens Palestinians: ‘Continue the resistance’


Calls grow for minister to apologize for Umm al-Hiran terror claim


Saudi spy chief visits Israel, Ramallah


Hezbollah, Hamas have no fight in them, IDF chief says (Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot)


Longest-serving Palestinian prisoner resentenced to life in prison plus 18 years


Netanyahu praises Trump for ‘strong stand’ on anti-Semitism


PM Netanyahu Cites ‘Warm Welcome’ on First Official State Visit to Australia


Azaria may be willing to abandon appeal, lawyer says


Amnesty alarmed by health condition of hunger-striking prisoner Muhammad al-Qiq


Elor Azaria was sentenced, but the army was the one on trial


Islamic State’s ‘Sinai Province’ Releases Photos of Rocket Attack on Southern Israel


Army chief: Azaria case tainted by ‘manipulations and lies’


Israeli minister backtracks on claims of vehicular attack during Umm al-Hiran raid


Soldier Elor Azaria given 18 months in jail for killing wounded stabber


Jews Protest ‘Terror Road’ Attacks at Husan Bypass


Families of soldier and Palestinian he killed both lament sentence


The Trump-Netanyahu circus: Now, no one can save Israel from itself   (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Israel prevents EU lawmakers from Gaza entry


Israel lifts ban on basketball team playing in Turkey


Israeli jets strike outside Damascus – Syrian media


Upgraded version of the Iron Dome successfully


Gold Digging Gang Caught in Negev Archaeological Site


UN condemns Israel's new West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  demolition plans


US torpedoed regional peace bid by trying to impose terms, Israeli official says


Settler leaders should have been put on trial, not Azaria


Hezbollah claims Israel spied in Lebanon, denies IDF strike in Syria


Gaza Is Outwardly Rebuilding, but Inwardly Fearful





Crime boss allegedly ordered attack on nurse after botched genital surgery




Left-Wing Front Groups Make Anti-Trump Money Untraceable


The Left: False Premises and Suicidal Actions





Study: U.S. life expectancy lagging other nations





Kim Jong-nam murder: Malaysia identifies North Korean embassy official among suspects


Police: Suspects in N. Korean death coated hands with poison




MSNBC Host: ‘It’s Media’s job to control what you think’


Trump Is Beating the Media at Its Own Game


Sudden shift in major media's war on Trump


Milo Is the Mini-Donald


Salon deletes articles defending pedophilia from site


James O'Keefe hints that his next big target is CNN




Mexico will not accept Trump's immigration plans, foreign minister says


Report: Arms Transfers to Mexico Spike 184 Percent; US the Top Supplier


Mexican ambassador: DHS memos are a 'serious issue'


With NAFTA in Trump’s crosshairs, Mexico’s booming border factories brace for the unknown


Two members of Trump's Cabinet are heading to Mexico. Here are five things to watch


Why Team Trump needs to fix US-Mexico relations -- fast




Top Yemen commander killed as rebels hit back


The Race to Save Jewish Heritage in the Middle East


Saudi Arabia donates billions to aid Yemen’s reconstruction


Bahrain arrests 20, approves military trials for civilians


The kingdom, the power and the oil  (Saudi Arabia is changing. When government officials here tell you that, you take it with an oversized grain of salt. But when Saudi human rights activists say the same, you pay attention.)


Yemen president says Saudi saving $10 bn for reconstruction




Mystery surrounds return of Pentagon's secretive X-37B spaceplane


New Spratly buildings to house long-range missiles say US officials


How to Win Wars  (History shows when we Americans did a good job of winning wars and when we did a downright terrible job.)


More U.S. troops may be sent into Syria to fight ISIS


A son's eulogy for Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore, Jr.


Bound by War in Iraq, Three Generals Reconvene in the Situation Room


Lawmakers urge VA to explain rising cases of drug theft


 Here’s how General Mattis could solve the problem of Isis in Iraq   (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)


Former DOD comptroller: Be skeptical of military claims of readiness crisis


Air Mobility Command chief pays morale-boosting visit to Ramstein, Spangdahlem


Jew and Sikh rally around Christian Marine who posted Bible verse




Rape of the West: Migrants Destroy Nations




Eliminating arts funding programs will save Trump a whopping 0.0625%




Watch Live: NASA Makes a Major Announcement About a New Space Discovery


SpaceX cargo ship aborts approach to station


NASA astronaut setting records and breaking barriers


Has NASA's Fermi telescope spotted evidence of dark matter in the nearby Andromeda galaxy?





Indiana's pre-Civil War black farming community a Smithsonian surprise





Trump Picks CFR Member for New National Security Advisor


Trump's new adviser is known for respecting Muslims


Trump’s new national security adviser is known as a soldier who can say ‘No, sir’


Rousting the anti-Flynn cabal


The Best From Gen. H.R. McMaster





Kaci Kullmann Five, Head of Nobel Peace Prize Committee, Dies at 65


Nobel laureate, one of the most influential economists of his generation, dies at 95





The U.S. NATO Alliance Has Been a One-Way Street for Too Long




Lovers of Italian olive oil in for some sticker shock




Mom will give birth to terminally ill daughter to donate her organs




Christian Teenager Charged with Blasphemy in Pakistan Waits in Jail


Pakistan Police Kill 2 Suicide Bombers, Blunting Attack on Courts


Child among victims of Taliban suicide bombing attack in Pakistan


Pakistan orders additional AW139 helicopters


Country concerned should itself take action or Pakistan will do it: Dar


Nawaz Sharif to visit Turkey today


Seven ppl killed in attacked on sessions court in Charsadda


Troops to respond effectively to unprovoked violations by India: Qamar Bajwa


Test tube babies not against Quran and Sunnah: FSC





Drug makers accused of conspiring to hike insulin prices




Why We Need Edmund Burke Now More Than Ever


The Right Throws Milo to the Wolves


An expensive lesson for conservatives


At CPAC, conservatism betrayed


What explains CPAC's dance with Milo Yiannopoulos? The enemy of my enemy is my ally


Conservatism's future in the age of Trump





More Americans Say US Has Top Military Than Top Economy





Man accused of plotting attack like Roof's to stay jailed




Jamie Foxx films the moment two men hurl the n-word at him in shocking racist attack in Croatian restaurant




Don't pass up free retirement money from Uncle Sam





US to Putin: Sanctions to Remain in Place Until Crimea Occupation Ends   (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Is Moscow building a death star? The U.S. goes ballistic with its fears


4 Warning Signs Of Instability In Russia


Donald Trump's claims his team did not contact Russia during campaign contradicted by Kremlin officials


Russia Eyes Reforms to 13% Flat Income Tax   


Russia To Build Theme-Park Reichstag For Young Cadets To Storm  


Why Porn Will Never Die in Russia (Op-Ed)


Russian President To Travel To Central Asia


Russia’s Foreign Ministry Joins the Battle Against Fake News. (Seriously.)


Russia Reinforces U.S. Flank With Cutting-Edge Missile System


Russia Retires Legendary Soviet-Designed Space Rocket


Russia military acknowledges new branch: info warfare troops


The Trump bubble bursts in Moscow’s markets


Putin Trumps The Donald: How Russian leader's estimated $200 BILLION fortune dwarfs the U.S. President's $3.7 billion 




20 years after Dolly, lessons learned about cloning


Time’s misreading of science  (As demonstrated by the confirmation hearings of Scott Pruitt for new Environmental Protection Agency chief, all-out war is being waged against the Trump administration by leftists who believe science is under attack from the evil empire.)





Interview: U.S. Lawmakers Call For Lethal Weapons For Ukraine


Chuck Schumer, the nomination game is over (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)


Constituent to McConnell: Answer me and I'll shut up (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)


McConnell-Linked Group Launches $3M Obamacare Repeal and Replace Ad Campaign


'They’re trying to turn Elizabeth into a boogeyman' (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)


Democratic Sen. Gillibrand: Gorsuch 'will be' confirmed (US Senator of New York  Kirsten Gillibrand (D)


Schumer: GOP will break from Trump within months  (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)


GOP loses top Senate contenders


McMaster will need Senate confirmation to serve as NSA


Senate eyeing vote on Trump's Supreme Court nominee by Easter


Unfazed: GOP senators insist on keeping Obamacare option


Iowa farmer warns Grassley about creating 'one great big death panel' with ObamaCare repeal (US Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley (R)





Facebook to aid CPAC as it courts conservatives


Can Facebook hit a home run with plans to livestream one Major League Baseball game a week?




Feds Paid $1 Billion in Social Security Benefits to Individuals Without a SSN




Korea Aging Faster Than Expected


Prospects of probe extension growing thin


Seoul has record-low newborn badies; Gov't in emergency mode


Mass cancer outbreak panics Jeolla Province


South Sudanese textbooks to narrate revered Korean priest


Korea-US free trade 'mutually beneficial'


S. Korea condemns Japan over renewed Dokdo claim




Police in Barcelona Shoot at Stolen Truck Loaded With Gas Canisters


Spanish MPs give Junior MasterChef a roasting over late-night time slot




ACL tears on the rise among kids, especially girls


Meryl Davis and Charlie White won’t compete in Olympics


Charlotte Survives NBA’s Bathroom Boycott


Why Lakers' Jeanie Buss fired Jim Buss, Mitch Kupchak


Alex Rodriguez Embraces New Role at Yankees’ Camp


6-year-old with one arm takes on PGA Tour pros before Honda Classic


Broncos star Emmanuel Sanders 'lied about going to his child's birth so he could miss practice and party while having numerous affairs' claims ex in bombshell divorce filing


Straight WNBA star: Lesbian culture broke my spirit


Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey is valued by Houston police at $500,000 and say whoever stole it could face a jail term of five years


Clemson associate athletic director Bert Henderson found dead after search


NHL Scoreboard


College Basketball Scoreboard (Men)




Where in the World is Gov. Jerry Brown? (Governor of California Jerry Brown (D)


California's wet weather has some believing drought is over


Exclusive: A taxing time for Ivanka as she is hit with a lien by New York State for non-payment of $5,000 in taxes on her Trump Tower jewelry store 


Fearing "feral hog apocalypse," Texas approves drastic measures


Dramatic rescues in San Jose after relentless rain causes floods


California to Trump: What 'American carnage'? Things are far safer here than in the rest of America


Arizona Governor Stops Licensing Board From Harassing Student Who Gives Haircuts to Homeless


Amid storms and fears about dam, Oroville residents are unsure who failed them — if anyone


Powerful storms continue to batter Northern California amid concern about levees


California agency urges Trump to allow funds for commuter rail project





State Department silent while other countries shape the message


Rex Tillerson: The silent man at the State Department  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)


Rex Tillerson is already underwater


Tillerson alone at the top as key State Department jobs remain unfilled (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)




SCOTUS backs man whose lawyers argued he's black and dangerous


Ivanka Trump visits Supreme Court


Supreme Court seems split over Border Patrol shooting death





Taiwan train bomber jailed for 30 years


Suspected drugs discovered on air base


Apple tops Taiwan's smartphone sales in January


Food products denied entry after border tests


Taiwan export orders grow for 6th month as world gears up for iPhone8


Beijing says 228 protests ‘despicable’




It's Time to Scrap Property Taxes


How a U.S. "border tax" could hit your wallet





Four easy ways to extend your phone's battery life


Apple's iPhone 8 will have 'revolutionary' depth sensing camera and could even take 3D selfies 





The Terrorists Among Us: Rarely Mentioned Not-so-peaceful Refugees and Immigrants


Islamic State child jihadi: “We’re here only to support this religion”




Trashing NAFTA: Protection or Prosperity?


The downside of a Trump tariff




Turkey: We call on Iran to reconsider its relationship with countries of region


Turkish Military Allows Islamic Head Scarves For Officers


Turkey says ‘100 Daesh fighters’ left in Syria’s Al-Bab


Iranian boss buys 47 apartments for $90.6 million in Istanbul skyscraper


Istanbul ranked 15th most congested city in world


No summit, no progress: Turkey to EU


We don’t want escalation with Iran: Presidential spokesperson


President Erdoğan files complaint against all coup suspects


No summit, no progress: Turkey to EU


Turkey to US: Act over Syria’s Manbij or we’ll reconsider


Turkey hitting PKK targets ‘to prevent attacks during referendum process’


Turkey sees rise in happiness levels in 2016


Russian air defense system purchase ‘most likely,’ Turkish minister confirms


3 migrants die as boat sinks on river marking Turkey-Greece border




Uber CEO Apologizes for Company Culture After Harassment Claims


Uber sexual harassment allegations are a warning for the tech industry and its 'rock star' culture




Michigan Union Executives Removed Over Embezzlement Scandal





FTSE 100 pares gains after mixed GDP data


UK's 'harsh' rules for foreign spouses upheld by court


UK: Convert to Islam wanted to buy 9-year-old slave girl


75 Years Ago: Churchill and the Fall of Singapore 


British man who launched Isil suicide attack was Guantanamo Bay detainee awarded £1m compensation


Losing banking jobs to EU 'threatens financial stability across Europe'


Theresa May orders ministers to make case for the Union  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)


NHS: 111 'Risk-averse' service 'sending more callers to A&E than before'


Britain told there will be no 'caveats or concessions' from French after Brexit - just an unbreakable 'Franco-German position' under Emmanuel Macron


Street parties planned across UK in memory of murdered MP


Stop-searches ‘not a factor’ behind rise in violent crime (Scotland)


New screening test 'cuts risk by a third'


Vladimir Putin told to keep out of Stoke by election after pro-Russia Twitter accounts target Ukip and Paul Nuttall (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Victims of violent and sexual crimes 'not being taken seriously'


Ruling due on foreign spouse income limit


Search for lost Scots royal tomb begins in Perth


Southern guards in 29th  strike day


Hundreds of UK hotels fail food hygiene inspections


'Soft' signs could indicate child abuse


Men close the life expectancy gap on women by ditching drink and cigarettes and embracing a healthier lifestyle 


Mystery over male Black Death victims found buried hand in hand


Tube disruption as drivers walk out


UK should expect a very hefty bill for Brexit, says Jean-Claude Juncker   (European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker)


School building repairs 'to cost £6.7bn'


Bristol Cathedral may remove slave trader Edward Colston's window 


Emmanuel Macron vows aggressive fight against far right on UK visit


Prince Harry praises teacher 'compassion'


The 5 British jihadis who have died fighting for Islamic State in Syria and Iraq


Last day of by-election campaigning 




UN mediator expects ‘no breakthrough’ in Syria talks


UN Envoy Says Russia Asked Syria To Halt Bombings During Talks


Nikki Haley will address Republican governors gathering  (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)


Autopsy set for Russian ambassador to UN


Vitaly Churkin: A Sardonic Style, but Always Willing to Negotiate  (Mr Churkin, the Russian envoy to the United Nations who died Monday, used his wit to defend his country’s actions and deride what he saw as critics’ hypocrisy.)




Former white supremacists help others leave hate groups


The Russification of America


Girl power! Mysterious ancient human society was run by a 'female elite' and lived in sprawling stone mansions


Outside The Beltway, It's Morning In America Again




Pope’s support of UN’s 2030 Agenda a major threat to children’s lives: new analysis


Pope Francis: Rejection of refugees “rooted ultimately in self-centredness”


New Jesuit chief claims Jesus’ own words against divorce are ‘relative,’ subject to ‘interpretation’




Venezuelans Now On A Forced Starvation Diet — Thanks, Socialism!




Trump: Budget We Are Inheriting ‘Is a Mess’…


Spicer: ‘It’s Disheartening’ How the Media Jumps to Conclusions About Trump   (White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer)


Unskilled and unable: Trump's great jobs lie


Democrat nightmare: What if Trump’s policies lead to prosperity?


Trump seeks jobs advice from some firms that offshore U.S. work


I Told Trump 'How Wonderful' Vaccines Are (Bill Gates)


The Best and the Worst Presidents


Church, State, and Melania Trump


Axios: Trump Speech to Congress to Be 'Optimistic, Uplifting'


Kellyanne Conway sidelined from TV after Flynn debacle 


Trump May Reconsider Bannon's Role on NSC


Off-Message and On Substance


White House blames 'professional protesters' for rowdy GOP town halls


Cabinet picks clash with White House over hiring


Trump expected to revoke rules on transgender bathrooms: draft document


How Trump’s campaign staffers tried to keep him off Twitter


Spicer denies Cabinet feud over transgender student protections (White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer)


Cheney will introduce Pence at Jewish event (Former Vice-President Richard Cheney (R) / Vice-President Mike Pence)


Angry protesters at GOP town hall meetings are liberal plants, Trump tweets


Hill communications staff craves direction from Trump White House

Trump Can't Seem to Shake Those Russia Problems


White House says transgender students are a states’ rights issue


Sean Spicer demonstrated why there’s skepticism about Trump’s claims of tolerance (White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer)


Sean Spicer: 'I wish the Anne Frank Center praised Trump' in fighting anti-Semitism


Donald Trump smashes Obama's small-donor fundraising pace, bests Clinton, Sanders combined


These are the American people Trump calls enemies of the American people


White House: Mass deportation not goal of immigration memos despite fears among many


Trump’s Russia Motives


President Trump Wants a Wall? Mexico Is It


33 days. 132 false or misleading claims. (Throughout President Trump’s first 100 days, the Fact Checker team will be tracking false and misleading claims made by the President since January 20. Here's a breakdown of the president's claims so far, sorted by topic and source.)


Trump offers condolences to Russia after ambassador dies


Protesters Ready for Trump’s First Visit to New York as President


Conservative leaders to celebrate, show tension of Trump’s America


Melania amends ‘hooker’ suit after it cited potential profits


Pastor: 'Demonic activity palpable' at Trump rally ('My daughter was shaking in fear as she clung to me.')


Two-thirds of Americans say Trump will get US in 'major war'


GOP rep pushes back on Trump's tweet about town hall protests


Michael Hayden: One year later — Trump's journey from candidate to president



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