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Thursday, February 22, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM   

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

No Woman Has Constitutional Right to Abortion, Says West Virginia Senate

 

Vice President Mike Pence Tells CPAC: “I Was Honored to Vote to Help States Defund Planned Parenthood”

 

Catholic Bishop: No Communion For Pro-Abort Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois), He Persists in 'Manifest Grave Sin'

 

Catholic Bishop Denies Communion to Pro-Abortion Democrat Sen. Dick Durbin: “Until He Repents of His Sin”

 

US Stands Beside China, N. Korea on Abortion, While Pro-Choice Groups Preach Compassion

 

Attorney General Spied On Pro-Lifers And Created Fake Identity To Try To Win A Case

 

Abortion Activists Vandalize Pro-Life Displays in Texas, Iowa

 

Multimillionaire Abortionist Compares Pro-lifers to Taliban

 

Cecile Richards Lies in Face of FBI Probe, Says Planned Parenthood “Acquitted” of Illegally Selling Aborted Baby Parts

 

Planned Parenthood Attacks Trump Judicial Nominee for Being White

 

Pro-Life People Who Went Into Abortion Clinic to Offer Women Alternatives Found Guilty of Trespassing

 

South Carolina moves one step closer to protecting preborn babies as ‘persons’

 

California claims it can't promote abortion without pro-life centers

 

Planned Parenthood Exposed Botching Another Abortion, Rushes Woman to Hospital

 

Catholic school board upholds pro-life motion, bucks pressure from Catholic teachers’ union

 

Young Woman Says Her Immigration Lawyers Pressured Her to Get an Abortion

 

University Declares Pro-Life Display Controversial, Banishes It to Hidden “Free Speech Zone”

 

Abortion rights group endorses congressional candidate who talks about her own unplanned pregnancy

 

Judge Lets Abortion Clinics Throw Aborted Babies in the Trash or Sewer

 

Google Maps is navigating women away from abortion clinics

 

Appeals Court Forces Kansas to Fund Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

 

Supreme Court to hear anti-abortion and free speech case: A breakdown of NIFLA v. Becerra

 

Young Woman Says Her Immigration Lawyers Pressured Her to Get an Abortion

 

Ireland Cabinet agrees to draft legislation on abortion referendum

 

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Work on Afghan Section of TAPI Gas Pipeline to Begin Friday

 

Can Iran and Afghanistan cooperate to bring an oasis back from the dead?

 

Afghanistan Unveils Plans for Controversial Militia Force

 

Afghanistan's ArtLords daub walls with messages of defiance, hope

 

AFRICA

 

Church Building Demolished in Zanzibar, Tanzania

 

Don’t Make African Nations Borrow Money to Support Refugees

 

Nigeria: Boko Haram jihadis attack village, seize girls — 2 girls dead, 76 rescued

 

Nervous in North Africa 

 

AIRLINES

 

Delta passengers rage over 12-hour 's–tshow' on delayed plane

 
AUSTRALIA

 

ASX gains on banks and miners

 

Australian dollar dragged into yield spread abyss

 

Here's why the Australian dollar's unlikely to plunge despite higher US bond yields

 

Suckers suffer as ASX tech push turns sour

 

Massive dust storm turns entire town orange

 

Planned Power Chaos

 

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Ford Names New North America President in Leadership Shuffle

 

‘Inappropriate Behavior’ Cited as Ford Ousts Executive

 

 

BALKANS

 

The Latest: Montenegro police: US embassy bomb not terrorism

 

Breaking: US Embassy 'UNDER ATTACK' by grenade throwing assailant in Montenegro

 

BORDER SECURITY

 

Pence: 'Make No Mistake About It, We're Going To Build That Wall' (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

CANADA 

 

TSX drags despite oil rally; Canadian dollar loses ground

 

Why Justin Trudeau Is Being Snubbed in India (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Toronto new-home sales down 48% from January 2017

 

Invitation to attempted murderer throws cloud over Trudeau's India visit

 

India-Canada relations at ‘rock bottom’ after Trudeau invitation error, ex-Liberal cabinet minister says

 

Trudeau: People who are cynical about institutions are ‘lazy’

 

Terry Glavin: Trudeau's tour of embarrassment could have been worse. Maybe

 

Police arrest suspect in fatal shooting near U of T’s Scarborough campus

 

What we know about Jaspal Atwal, the attempted murderer invited to dine with Trudeau

 

'Very doubtful' 3-year-old swept into Grand River near Orangeville, Ont., will be found alive, OPP say

 

Former kids’ baseball coach faces more sexual abuse charges

 

Is Trudeau ‘hobnobbing’ with terrorists? Why India doesn’t trust Canada all that much

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Forced To Resign For Her Faith, This Magistrate Sued The State And Won

  

Sorry, Joy Behar, prayer and belief are not mental illnesses

 

COMEDY

 

Comedian Who Called Trump the ‘Dumbest President Ever’ to Perform at White House Correspondents’ Dinner

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

ASEAN, China Plan First Joint Naval Training in 2018

 

Chinese go on $186 billion spending spree to celebrate New Year

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

N.Korea Increasingly Squeezed by Sanctions

 

New N.Korean Missile Poses Fresh Threat

 

Ivanka rekindles hopes for US-North Korea talks

 

North Korea makes a new stride toward peace talks

 

Pence Speaks at CPAC: Rebukes Media Glorification of Kim Jong Un’s Sister (Vice-President Mike Pence/ Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un) 

 

North Korea spy chief, accused in deadly attacks on South Korea, to lead Olympic delegation at closing ceremony

 

CONGRESS

 

Fate of ‘Dreamers’ May Be Decided by These Five Issues

 

 

CNN TOWNHALL

 

Backfire: Last Night's Gun Control Rally on CNN Will Energize Second Amendment Supporters

 

CNN’s Shameful Town Hall Is A Clarifying Moment On Guns

 

Sheriff: Deputy didn't enter school during shooting

 

CNN Lets Students Attack Dana Loesch as a Bad Mother at Town Hall on Guns

 

CNN Denies Planting 'Scripted' Questions At Town Hall -- Video Evidence Makes Their Entire Explanation Fall Apart

 

CNN, Jake Tapper Face Growing Criticism Over ‘Abusive’ Anti-Gun ‘Show Trial’

 

Trump Weighs In On CNN Gun Safety Town Hall: 'Fake News' -- 'What I Said Was...'

 

CNN Town Hall Crowd JEERS Rape Survivor Who Supports The Second Amendment

 

Fla. shooting survivor says CNN rejected town hall armed guards question: 'It ended up being all scripted'

 

Rubio’s intense exchange with father of a Fla. shooting victim, annotated  (US Senator of Florida Marco Rubio (R)

 

Angry dad confronts Rubio: 'My daughter ... was shot in the back' 

 

Senator Marco Rubio is called 'pathetically weak' as he refuses to support an assault weapon ban during Town Hall meeting with Florida massacre victims and families of the 17 who died last week 

 

Rubio argument against banning semi-automatic rifle cut off by audience applause for ban

 

Florida victim's mother challenges NRA spox: Why isn't my son's right to life as protected as gun rights?

 

Marco Rubio's response called "pathetically weak" by shooting victim's father

 

Florida sheriff to NRA spokeswoman: You are not standing up for survivors of school shooting

 

 They've spoken. We're listening

 

Florida sheriff comes out against arming teachers: 'Teachers should teach'

 

Marco Rubio Is Jeered and Lectured During Town Hall Discussion on Gun Control

 

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

Toys 'R' Us May Close 200 More Stores

 

GE eyes $4 billion in asset sales, has no plans to sell stock: CFO

 

As firms reveal CEO-to-worker pay ratios, some worry about employee reactions

 

COURTS

 

Menendez-Linked Florida Doctor Salomon Melgen Sentenced to 17 Years (US Senator of New Jersey Robert Menendez (D)

 

Texas Democrat Found Guilty on All Charges in Fraud Trial

 

School shooting suspect could lose public defender after reports of $800K inheritance

 

Woman reportedly sued by bank after ATM dished out $100 bills instead of $5s

 

A New York Murder, a Conviction, and a Never-Ending Case

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Searching for Gun Violence Solutions That Don't Collectivize Punishment

 

Americans Aren’t Convinced Stricter Gun Control Laws Will Decrease Violent Crime

 

Mayor: Man Crashed Car Into Middlesex Hospital Entrance, Set Himself On Fire

 

Students Across US Arrested for Threatening to Shoot Up High Schools

 

The Florida School Shooting: Typical Leftist Exploitation

 

Slain football coach ran 'toward danger': Sheriff

 

School shooter threatened others with a gun, first host family told police

 

NRA CEO blames 'failures' for school shooting

 

5 impassioned moments from shooting survivors and parents

 

Cops thought they saw the gunman on security cameras. It turns out he'd already left.

 

Why the Parkland kids might be different

 

Dinesh D’Souza ‘truly sorry’ after mocking crying school shooting survivors

 

Viral lies swirl as survivors of Florida school shooting become victims of conspiracy theories

 

Maryland officer killed trying to aid woman in domestic incident, officials say

 

Teacher allegedly had sex with student in class during school

 

Decades’ worth of rape kits are finally being tested. No one can agree on what to do next.

 

Sheriff: Two AR-15 rifles found in home after student's threat

 

Ohio student dies after shooting himself in school bathroom, officials say

 

Teacher arrested after police say they found seven pounds of date rape drug in his apartment

 

Woman shunned by Jehovah’s Witnesses kills entire family: cops

 

Middle school teacher busted in hotel room with teen girl

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

Border Patrol Steps Up Searches Far Away From the Border

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Obama faces progressive backlash for tweet honoring the late Rev. Billy Graham

 

William Shatner demands Democrat remove his photo from campaign newsletter: ‘Am I clear?’

 

Critics are wrong: Obamas' presidential portraits a huge success

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Special counsel Mueller files new charges in Manafort, Gates case  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

The Special Counsel Is Looking At The Wrong Administration

 

The Paradoxes of the Mueller Investigation

 

Exclusive: Top DOJ official Rachel Brand fires back at claims she bolted over Mueller probe concerns

 

Attorney general in hot seat again after new Trump tweet  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Trump Tells DOJ to Write New Regulation Effectively Outlawing Bump-Fire Stocks

 

Indictment Reveals Russian Influence Operation Primarily Targeted Clinton

 

ECONOMY

 

Dow logs a gain, but stock market ends off highs; Nasdaq marks longest skid in a year

 

Wall Street climbs as interest rate concerns ease

 

U.S. Stocks End Mixed as Bonds Gain, Dollar Slumps: Markets Wrap

 

Dollar faces fresh bout of weakness as Treasury yields slip

 

U.S. jobless claims near 45-year low as economic outlook brightens

 

10-year Treasury yield pulls back from 4-year high as investors dip toe into bond market

 

Gold books slight gain as dollar softens

 

Asian stocks slip as U.S. rate worries sour sentiment

 

Asia Stocks Slip With U.S. Futures, Yen Rallies: Markets Wrap

 

Bitcoin falls below $10k as euphoric rally peters out

 

Fake photo tells the truth about NY’s pathetic ‘economic development’ schemes

 

Here’s why stock-market investors need to keep an eye on the yield curve

 

EDUCATION

 

Florida House passes bill requiring ‘In God We Trust’ posted in all public schools

 

Study: As Nations Grow More Equal, STEM Gender Gap Widens

 

It’s Time To Disband DC’s Public School System Once And For All

 

U. Minnesota Threatened With Lawsuit for Refusing to Host Ben Shapiro at Central Campus Venue

 

Florida Students March to False Gun Message

 

Focus on Student Success Increases Well-Being

 

All of West Virginia's public schools are closed due to a teacher walk-out over pay

 

Valuing Learning, Wherever It Occurs

 

4th -grader asks sheriff for more school security

 

Texas School District Threatens to Suspend Students Who Protest After Florida Shooting

 

School Chief Threatens to Punish Student Protesters Who Skip Classes by...Banning Them from Attending Classes (Texas)

 

What Left-Wing Educators Don’t Teach During ‘Black History Month’

 

Bloomberg-Funded Group Announces New Student Gun Control Group in Wake of Parkland Shooting

 

Todd Starnes: Ohio sheriff offers free concealed carry training to school teachers

 

Delaware Proposal Would Let Students ‘Choose’ Their Race, Gender Without Parental Consent

 

'We need to be able to defeat any threat': Broward County sheriff's deputies will now carry AR-15 rifles on SCHOOL GROUNDS after Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz killed 17 with the same semi-automatic weapon

 

U. Vermont Students Demand Administrators Resign Over Failure to Meet Diversity Demands

 

EGYPT

 

Egypt: Muslim TV host hands out chocolates to celebrate downing of Israeli F-16

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Sorry: Trump’s campaign wasn’t competent enough to pull off collusion

 

ELECTION 2018

 

Learn what's at stake in the 2018 midterms

 

ENERGY

 

Oil turns higher after unexpected inventory drop

 

Energy Prices 

 

EUROPE

 

Trump administration to send advanced anti-tank missiles to help defend Ukraine

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks pare losses into the close as Wall Street rallies

 

Iranian Christians, Other Religious Minorities, Turn to Austria for Help After U.S. Denies Asylum 

 

Swedish Security Service: Number of jihadis has gone from hundreds to thousands in just a few years

 

Europeans rip Trump on climate change, import record amounts of U.S. coal

 

EUTHANASIA

 

Euthanasia Activists Want to Expand Assisted Suicide to Children and Mentally Disabled People

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Judicial Watch: 'The FBI Needs to be Shut Down,' Transferred to U.S. Marshals Service

 

 

FBI’s stonewalling on Nunes memo underscores bureau’s commitment to protecting image (US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)

 

 

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC)

 

FCC officially repeals net neutrality rules

 

FOREIGN POLICY

 

Time to End America's Foreign Policy Losing Streak

 

FRANCE

 

France's first mixed-race Joan of Arc hit by torrent of racist abuse

 

Macron eyes action against Chinese buyers of French farmland (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

Emmanuel Macron Wants YOU for the French Army

 

Paris bounces back as visitor numbers hit record high

 

GERMANY 

 

Germany: Mass protests spreading against Merkel and Muslim migration (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Pensioner rearrested after stabbing three refugees in 'politically motivated' attack

 

Germany’s bishops approve Communion for Protestant spouses

 

GOOGLE

 

NLRB Memo: James Damore Manifesto Was 'Sexual Harassment' and Google Was Right to Fire Him

 

Former Googler: I was fired for comments on 'white male privilege'

 

GOP

 

Backing Down to the Parkland Kids Won’t Save the GOP

 

Florida G.O.P. Faces Growing Pressure to Act on Gun Control

 

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Trump Releases Obamacare Hostages

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

YouTube star who claims veganism healed her breast cancer dies from disease

 

Healthcare Spending to Reach $5.7 Trillion by 2026

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

‘Parks and Rec’ Cast, Crew Accuse NRA of Promoting ‘Pro-Slaughter Agenda’

 

Black Panther, White Suckers

 

George Clooney’s Publicist Set Up Media Interviews With Parkland Shooting Kids

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Dem congressional wannabe calls rival 'crusty old Marine'

 

Woman in affair that brought down ex-GOP Rep. Murphy announces House run

 

Al Jazeera Spy Operation on U.S. Jews Sparks Congressional Investigation

 

Former MSNBC Host Dylan Ratigan Announces Bid for Congress in New York

 

GOP congresswoman: Many mass murderers ‘end up being Democrats’

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Immigrants Group Sues Trump for Ending Refugee Program

 

Balancing Justice and Mercy: Seven Ideas to Fix the Illegal Alien Problem in America


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

ICE director hits back at California Dems: 'I'm enforcing laws that they enacted'

 

 

INDIA

 

China Encroaches on India’s Sphere of Influence

 

INDONESIA

 

Indonesia mobilizes to combat health-damaging forest fires

 

 

IRAN

 

Don't Expect President Trump to Invade Iran

 

Senior Iranian Official Mohsen Rezai Threatens To Annihilate Tel Aviv If Israel Takes The 'Smallest Step' Against Iran

 

Iran’s Intensifying War with Israel

 

ISLAM

 

Islam Must Be Stopped

 

Infidel Women: Islam’s “Spoils of War”

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Thursday, February 22, 2018)

 

Palestinian prisoners’ internal court: Snitches get killed

 

"Palestine is My Valentine," PA Security Forces spokesman erases all of Israel

 

IDF, US troops get ready for drill to simulate massive missile attack on Israel  (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Graham: Iran should be held accountable for Lebanon's attacks on Israel   (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)

 

Palestinian man dies in Israeli custody, family blames severe beating during arrest

 

Police seeking to question Netanyahu in Bezeq, submarine probes — report (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Israel as a Partisan Issue (The Democrats have ceded Israel to the GOP for future political gain.)

 

Interior minister questioned for 8th time in corruption probe

 

Palestinian Journalist Syndicate condemns Israeli detention of reporter during protest

 

Palestinian tries to attack soldiers, dies after he is shot at, beaten

 

‘Torture of Detainees, Children Pervasive in Israel’ Says Amnesty Intl Report

 

New appointments push Supreme Court to the right

 

Justice Minister continues Supreme Court reform with two new picks

 

Israeli soldiers, settlers raid Palestinian town to perform religious rituals

 

Israel appoints first female ultra-Orthodox judge

 

Watch: Two US Congressmen Detained on Temple Mount for Picking Up Olive Branch

 

Qatari envoy calls for emergency aid to Gaza

 

Did archaeologists just uncover biblical prophet's seal?

 

African asylum seekers hope love of Israel can win them stay of deportation  

 

U.N.: Hamas could lose control of Gaza to ‘radicals’

 

Israeli military investigating Palestinian's death in West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  confrontation

 

Palestinian farmers evacuate lands as Israeli forces open fire in southern Gaza

 

Antisemitic Fatah op-ed: Shakespeare`s Shylock was an accurate description of the Jews

 

Watch: Arab protesters hurl eggs at US delegation in Ramallah

 

PA police rescue US delegation egged by protesters in Ramallah

 

A Former Peace Negotiator Muses on Trump and the Future of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process

 

Election talk mounts as Bibi cuts lonely figure (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Netanyahu vs. the Left’s Deep State

 

Abbas threatens U.S. with 'terrorists' (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

 

JAPAN

 

Japan spots another suspicious transfer to North Korean tanker on East China Sea

 

LIBERALISM

 

Left: Trump move to ban bump stocks, expand background checks is terrible because NRA supports it

 

 

MALAYSIA

 

Malaysia: Publisher on trial for publishing Irshad Manji book that says “God is love,” which is “un-Islamic”

 

MEDIA 

 

Media Stacking the Deck for Gun Control Following Florida Shooting

 

CBS Taps Margaret Brennan to Host ‘Face the Nation’

 

American Media Fails the Public, Conservative Critics Argue

 

NBC News Op-Ed: Efforts to Colonize Mars Driven by ‘Male Entitlement,’ ‘Patriarchy’

 

Woman threatened online after CNN publicly confronts her for 'siding' with Russian trolls

 

The Media Is Lying To The Parkland Survivors

 

'Media love mass shootings': NRA responds after shooting

 

Another Misfire at the New York Times

 

NY Daily News cover shows Trump with NRA duct tape over his mouth

 

Mark Levin to Host New Show on Fox News Channel Debuting Feb. 25

 

MEXICO

 

Exclusive: As Trump trashes NAFTA, Mexico turns to Brazilian corn

 

Mexican Army Arrives in Tijuana to Quell Cartel Violence

 

Reports of injuries in ferry explosion in Mexico

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Saudi Arabia to invest $64 billion in entertainment sector over coming decade

 

 

MILITARY

 

Three-Quarters of Young Americans Don’t Qualify for Military Service

 

Fate of Trump’s transgender military ban still unclear

 

DARPA Seeks to Expand Real-Time Radiological Threat Detection to Include Other Dangers

 

America Needs to Think About the Next War—Before It's Too Late

 

US Ready for Possible Space Wars - National Security Advisor

 

Star Wars: Why US, Russia, China Make a Big Deal Out of Hitting Satellites

 

US to Jettison Spy Planes, Satellites Due to Russian, Chinese Missiles - Reports

 

‘Americans leave behind scorched earth’: US refuses to clean up ‘carcinogenic’ waste at Azores base

 

DoD: Russian Su-57 Fighter Jets Pose No Threat to Coalition Operations in Syria

 

National Guard Exploited with Food Photo-Op by Terror-Related ICNA

 

U.S. vs. China in South China Sea

 

Naval Academy investigating drug use among midshipmen

 

Navy offers incentives to entice sailors into longer forward-deployed tours

 

Get ready for the era of hypersonic flight – at 5 times the speed of sound

 

Fort Bragg troops urged to seek help as Herschel Walker shares his own struggles

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA) 

   

Space Council works to speed up launch approvals

 

 

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION (NOAA)

 

Does NOAA Alter Temperature Data to Fit Global-warming Agenda?

 

NEW ZEALAND

 

China scare spreads to New Zealand

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

Slovenian army fails NATO combat readiness test

 

PAKISTAN

 

Eight Hundred Christian Families Flee For Their Lives Amid Fears Of Islamic Mob Violence After Muslims Accuse Christian Man Of ‘Blasphemy’

 

 

Pakistan silent on Saudi Arabia troop deployment

 

Did Trump Fail to Put Pakistan on the Terror Finance Watch List?

 

Pakistan's economic diplomacy consists of little more than seeking financing from multilateral lenders

 

 

PENSIONS

 

Teacher Retirement Funds in 12 States Hold Gun Company Stocks

 

 

PHILIPPINES

 

Duterte to China: ‘If you want, just make us a province’  (President Rodrigo Duterte)

 

POLITICS

 

Le Pen niece to US conservatives: our far-right movement stands with you

 

Email reveals CPAC talking points on its most controversial speakers

 

Tea party pushed to Trump’s shadow at CPAC

 

Youth demanding to be heard in U.S. political discourse

 

POSTAL SERVICE

 

Arrest made in shooting death of postal worker in Dallas, reports say

 

PRISONS

 

SF’s Trans Inmates Can Now Specify Gender Identity of Deputy Conducting Search, Pronoun, Housing

 

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

Billy Graham preached Gospel truth on life, marriage, and family, in season and out

 

Study shows far-reaching impact of Billy Graham

 

Here are details for Billy Graham's funeral: A viewing at the US Capitol and a private service in NC

 

Billy Graham's impact praised by Baptist leaders

 

Teen Vogue columnist slammed for vile attack on Billy Graham

 

Blessings and Backlash Over Billy Graham, 1918-2018

 

Billy Graham’s kids and their ‘awkward’ relationship with an absent father

 

Pat Boone: Billy Graham tried to tell the world 'our answers reside with God'

 

Today’s evangelicals could learn a lot from Billy Graham

 

Billy Graham truly was ‘America’s pastor’

 

 

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE (RNC)

 

Company run by Trump associate has received $75,000 from Republican National Committee

 

 

RUSSIA

 

Report: Russia Using Syria’s Civil War to Showcase Its Stealth Jet Sukhoi 57

 

Russian Reactions To The Mueller Indictment: If 13 Unknown Russians Could Influence The US Elections, That Is Powerful PR For Russia

 

Moscow brokers provisional Turkish-Syrian truce in Afrin

 

On Russia, Democrats Try To Rewrite History

 

Russia bans US diplomats from observing 2018 presidential election

 

Russian senator chides US for failing to mop up pro-IS factions, hurling baseless claims

 

Russia’s Baltic Fleet to get advanced S-400 air defense missile systems in 2018

 

Russians hacked the English language too? US establishment's guide to ‘spy’ language

 

Shooting down Su-57 from MANPADS is impossible - expert

 

Iraq Returns 27 Russian Children Home From Islamic State

 

Russia Ranks 135th   in Transparency International's World Corruption Index

 

Is it safe to serve in the Russian Army? 

 

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

I Bought A Military Rifle At Age Nine. That Was Normal, And There Were No Mass Shootings

 

NRA Stands by Opposition to Raising Gun Ownership Age

 

Assault Weapons Preserve the Purpose of the Second Amendment

 

We Don't Need a National Conversation about Guns (or Anything Else)

 

NRA goes on the offensive after Parkland shooting, assailing media and calling for more armed school security

 

Why is only one side in the gun culture war required to show respect?

 

Why won’t pro-lifers act against our deadly gun culture?

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (SEC)

 

SEC Updates Cyber Attack Disclosure Guidance for Companies 

 

 

SENATE

 

Sen. Graham: UN Peace Keeping Force in Lebanon a ‘Miserable Failure’  (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)

 

Lisa Murkowski Ponders GOP Resistance to Climate Change (US Senator of Alaska Lisa Murkowski (R)

 

More Gun Control Not the Answer, Ted Cruz Insists  (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)

 

Warren Neglected Harvard Native American Group As Faculty Member  (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)

 

Chuck Grassley: Senate Democrats are trying to stall Trump's nominations by rewriting the history of 'blue slips'   (US Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley (R)

 

Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) Took $120K From Lobbyists Despite Anti-Special Interest Stance

 

 

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

 

California Dem State Senator Resigns Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Some conservative media figures complain after Twitter suspends thousands of suspected bot accounts

 

Facebook needs to kill its new chat app for kids

 

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Moon reviews GM plant shutdown debacle (President Moon Jae-in)

 

Joint drill to complicate US-North Korea dialogue

 

SPORTS

 

Olympics

 

Mavs Owner Mark Cuban Fined $600,000 for Tanking Comments

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Trump Administration Ready to Scrap Envoy to Anti-ISIS Coalition

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

A Supreme Court shaped by Trump could decide gun control

 

SYRIA

 

Saudi Arabia, UAE call on Syria to end Ghouta aerial bombardment

 

Syrian Opposition Website Shows Hizbullah's Drones

 

Al-Qaeda Leader to Syrian Jihadists: 'Settle' Into 'Perhaps Decades'-Long Battle

 

Syrian conflict 101: A 2018 guide to the main factions

 

The Latest: Syria's Assad meets Russian envoy amid violence  (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)

 

When No Place Is Safe: Sheltering Under Siege in Syria

 

 

TAIWAN

 

As China Puts Pressure on Taiwan, Signs of a U.S. Pushback

 

U.S. think tank describes Chinese attack plan against Taiwan

 

Taiwan to ban plastic straws, cups by 2030

 

First bitcoin robbery in Taiwan leads to four arrests

 

Taiwan moves up in global corruption index

 

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

Tesla Wants to Help You Charge Your Electric Car at the Office

 

 

TELEVISION

 

Williams announces hiatus after Graves' disease diagnosis 

 

TERRORISM

 

New ISIS Propaganda Calls on Fanatics to ‘Burn America’ and Attack London

 

 

TURKEY

 

Neo-Ottoman jihad aggression: Turkish coast guard vessel rams Greek patrol boat

 

Dutch parliament recognizes Armenian genocide, escalating row with Turkey

 

Refugee returns expected after Afrin operation: Turkey

 

Syrian Militias Enter Afrin, Dealing a Setback to Turkey

 

UNIONS

 

Unions Appeal Right to Work in Kentucky

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 closes in negative territory as BAT, BAE Systems slump

 

Did Jeremy Corbyn Meet with Communist Spies?  (It seems that the British Labor powerhouse has a few red skeletons in his closet.)

 

Package sent to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle treated as a racist hate crime

 

UK MP’s endorse Muslim candidate who claimed Islamic State doesn’t exist and 9/11 was a Western plot

 

150 years ago, the UK’s first and only Jewish leader changed politics forever

 

Who you gonna blame? Five times Britain used the Russian bogeyman in just the last 3 months

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Haley issues strong call to UN Security Council to get aid to Syria's Eastern Ghouta region (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)

 

UNITED STATES

 

Seattle Residents Complained About A 'Confederate Flag' In Their Town Square. It Was Actually The Flag Of Norway.

 

All-time record heat hits eastern US

 

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Hungry Venezuelan Workers Are Collapsing. So Is the Oil Industry

 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump Mulls Pulling Some Federal Agents From California

 

Trump calls active shooter drills 'a very negative thing'

 

Playboy model’s personal notes detailing alleged affair with Trump written 10 years later

 

Legal status of Melania Trump's parents raises questions about 'chain migration'

 

Trump Opens Door to National Gun Registry…

 

Trump suggests bonuses for armed teachers in effort to prevent shootings

 

Trump Vows to Push Comprehensive Background Checks and ‘Raise Age to 21’

 

Donald Trump's Listening Session With Mass Shooting Survivors Was Really Powerful

 

Time For President Trump To Convene A Bletchley Park-Type Setting To Tackle Cyber Jihad

 

Judicial Picks Key to Deregulation, Reining in Bureaucracy, White House Counsel Says

 

Trump doubles down on arming some teachers, praises NRA leadership

 

Trump expresses support for arming teachers in ‘listening session’

 

Trump promises change on gun laws following Florida mass shooting

 

Trump holds listening session with students on mass shootings

 

Did Melania Trump’s parents benefit from ‘chain migration?’

 

‘Fix it’: Students and parents tell Trump to address gun violence at schools

 

Are you serious about gun control, Mr. Trump? Prove it.

 

How long can Trump hold the line on guns?  

 

Reporters have spent 50 percent more time waiting around for White House briefings to start  

 

WHITE GUILT

 

Candace Owens Video: White Guilt: a Trend that Needs to Die

 
 

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