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Friday, February 23, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Penn State Bans Pro-Life Students From Event With Cecile Richards to Challenge Her on Abortion

 

Immigrant Teen Says She Didn’t Want Abortion Lawyers Claim She Wanted

 

Washington State Bill Would Force Christian Businesses to Pay for Health Care Plans That Cover Abortion

 

Catholic Bishop Bars Democratic Senator from Receiving Communion Due to Abortion Vote

 

Did You Know There is a Pro-Abortion Adoption Agency?

 

Change your heart, change your abortion votes, Bishop Paprocki tells Sen Durbin

 

This is One Virtue a Pro-Life Person Can’t Do Without

 

I'm Trying to Make Medication Abortions Available on California Public University Campuses

 

Catholic Priest Defends Legalizing Abortion, Calls Pro-Life People the “Lunatic Fringe”

 

Senate Gives OK New Abortion Reporting Bill  (Arizona)

 

Hillary Clinton Says Abortion is a “Human Right,” Slams Trump Admin for Saying It’s Not

 

The next step: Abortion access in Tacoma

 

Abortion Activist Admits in Court She Gave False Testimony Against Pro-Life People She’s Trying to Silence

 

Democrats kill bill asking providers to show fetus ultrasound to abortion patients (Colorado)

 

Democrats Kill Colorado Bill Allowing Women to See Ultrasound of Their Baby Before Abortion

 

TRAP Laws Have Ensured ‘Separate and Unequal Treatment’ for Abortion Care (Texas)

 

New York Attorney General Lies About Fake Facebook Profile to Spy on Pro-Life Advocates

 

Abortionist tells judge that pro-life counselors are like Taliban

 

Here’s What’s Wrong with Saying “Fetus”

 

Errant Priest ‘Blessing Abortion’ in Isle of Man (United Kingdom)

 

UN says Northern Ireland’s pro-life laws are ‘violence against women’

 

Canada’s Pro-Abortion Politics

 

South Koreans Gather 1 Million Signatures to Keep Abortion Illegal as Winter Olympics Captivate the World

 

Irish abortion referendum: Every vote counts in emotive poll

 

“Children’s Rights” Consultant for Pro-Abortion UN Agency Sexually Assaulted Boy for Years

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Russia, US, China invited to Afghanistan conference in Tashkent - Uzbek foreign minister

 

Good News from Afghanistan

 

AFRICA

 

US accused of allowing Libya to keep seized Jewish property

 

Dubai accuses Djibouti of illegally seizing key Africa port

 

Nigeria: 85-year-old Muslim cleric leads Muslim mob that demolishes church building

 

AIRLINES

 

Man says support dog bit child on flight

 

AIRPORTS

 

Las Vegas airport sets up marijuana disposal bins for travelers to dump their pot

 
AUSTRALIA

 

ASX notches weekly gain as A2 Milk, Altium soar

 

AMP: Australian dollar to tank

 

Growing Scandal Forces Australia's Deputy Prime Minister To Resign

 

Australian Gun Crackdown Cited as Trump Hosts Its Leader

 

 

BALKANS

 

 Where Kosovo Stands After 10 Years of Being a Republic

 

 

BIG GOVERNMENT

 

San Francisco Man Has Spent 4 Years and $1 Million Trying to Get Approval to Turn His Own Laundromat Into an Apartment Building

 

 

BORDER SECURITY

 

MS-13 Revival Linked to Border Surge of Minors, Says Report

 

 

CANADA

 

Broad-based rally helps lift Canada’s main stock index

 

Teen who pleaded guilty in La Loche shootings to be sentenced as an adult

 

Ottawa moves to settle sexual misconduct class action lawsuits against Canadian Forces

 

Trudeau Exposed: A Leader Who Embraces Islamic Supremacists and Khalistani Terrorists (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Canada's Justin Trudeau regrets attempted assassin's party invite in India

 

Rex Murphy: What does it take to not be invited to dinner with Trudeau?

 

Ontario bridge collapses with dump truck on it

 

India to Justin Trudeau: Stop trying so hard

 

NP View: A Canadian appears to have been murdered by Iran and Ottawa shrugs

 

Indian PM ‘appreciates’ Trudeau’s commitment to ties despite party invitation embarrassment

 

Furey: The world changes its opinion of Justin Trudeau

 

Your 5 Ontario PC leadership candidates: A Ford, a Mulroney, an unknown, the former leader and the favourite

 

Toronto cops charge suspected serial killer Bruce McArthur with 6th  murder

 

Ontario PC turmoil is ‘bad for all of us,’ Liberals and NDP say

 

Annual pace of inflation cools to 1.7%, but underlying rate continues to heat up

 

Ontario clown made porn, had sex with disabled woman

 

U.S. appeals court restores lawsuit naming RBC that alleges Libor interest rate manipulation 

 

CARIBBEAN

 

The failing tax haven of Puerto Rico

 

 

CNN TOWNHALL

 

NRA's Dana Loesch: CNN Doesn't Do Town Halls on Gun Violence With The 'Grieving Black Mothers in Chicago'

 

CNN’s Shameful Town Hall

 

CNN's Shameful Town Hall Is a Clarifying Moment on Guns

 

CNN’s Town Hall of Hate: Tapper Remains Silent as Women Abused

 

CNN Producer To Florida Shooting Survivor: 'Stick To The Script'

 

CNN’s Drew Griffin: School Shooting Survivor Colton Haab Is Lying

 

…Second Accuser: Parkland Student’s Father Says CNN Only Interested in ‘Certain Narrative’

 

Rubio Stands Firm, Falls Down   (US Senator of Florida Marco Rubio  (R)

 

CNN's Pro-Gun Control Town Hall Exploited Grieving Students And Parents Of Florida Mass Shooting

 

Florida school shooting survivor speaks out on 'dishonest' CNN Town Hall

 

Loesch: I wouldn't have made it out of CNN Town Hall without security detail

 

Student: CNN gave me 'scripted' questions

 

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China Regulator Seizes Anbang, Chairman Faces Fraud Prosecution

 

China ASAT Test Part of Growing Space War Threat

 

Beijing Takes Over Company That Owns the Waldorf Astoria

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Trump’s New North Korea Sanctions Are Good, but Not Tough Enough

 

 

CONGRESS

 

America Needs to Exercise Budgetary Restraint Before It's Too Late

 

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

General Mills moves into pet food with $8 billion Blue Buffalo deal

 

COURTS

 

Former Trump aide Gates pleads guilty to conspiracy and false statement charges

 

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Pulls Off A Stunning Coup With Map Drawing Stunt

                                                                                                                                                                         

Former Ulta employee says she felt pressured to resell used products

 

Missouri Governor Charged With Invasion of Privacy for Photo

 

Ex-judge sentenced to 5 years in sexual favors case

 

Drug company exec busted spending millions on escort with company card

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Armed Deputy Who Hid From Shooter Also Refused To Share Info On Gunman In 2016

 

When Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel Was Accused of Corruption, He Responded: 'Lions Don't Care About the Opinions of Sheep'

 

An Armed Guard’s Inaction Makes The Parkland Tragedy Worse

 

School Resource Officer Who Failed to Confront Mass Shooter Previously Defended Cops Living at School Rent-Free

 

Sheriff Israel’s Duty-Ducking Deputies His Scapegoats?

 

Parkland Blood on Biden's Hands  (It is former Vice-President Joe Biden (D) who is in a major way responsible for making our schools free-fire zones for armed predators.)

 

Armed deputy accused of hiding during school shooting now guarded by police

 

Armed deputy who did 'nothing' to stop shooter was former employee of the month

 

Florida deputy's inaction the latest missed opportunity to stop Nikolas Cruz

 

Excusing Cowardice Is Not the Path to Gun Control

 

Brutal MS-13 Gang Targeted by Trump Has Spread to 22 States

 

2 injured after report of shooting at Louisiana college

 

'He never went in': Parkland school's armed campus deputy steps down as it emerges he 'HID outside the school' as 17 were killed and sheriff says the inaction makes him 'sick to his stomach'

 

Deputy who didn’t stop Florida shooting thinks he ‘did a good job’

 

New questions after sheriff says Parkland armed guard never went inside

 

As young activists from Parkland speak up, young conservatives must speak too

 

Pictured: Woman, 20, blinded after she gouged out her eyes in front of church was high on meth and heard voices telling her that she had to 'sacrifice' them to get to heaven

 

Columbine effect: Mass shooters seek fame, vengeance by emulating teenage killers

 

Much-touted MS-13 sweep keeps basic details secret

 

Man who plotted his family's murder will not be executed, governor says

 

Husband of Alabama double-life mom arrested in her murder

 

Armstrong Williams: Want To Reduce Gun Violence? Empower Families And Communities

 

Students arrested in high school nude photo scandal

 

Tot found nearly decapitated in trash bag at home, dad arrested

 

Father 'chained up his twin daughters in their home for at least 10 years and repeatedly raped them - impregnating one of the girls and fathering two children with her' 

 

DEATH-PENALTY

 

Man yelled "murderers" and thrashed on gurney during execution 

 

Jury recommends death for man who raped, killed Fla. girl

 

Inmate scheduled to die claims risk for "botched" execution

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

De Blasio’s “Democracy” Pipedream (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

Media, Democrats Slam DCCC for Attacking Dem Female Candidate in Texas

 

Investigators looking into bodyguard's affair with mayor find nude photos in emails

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

 

Trump Favors Commerce’s Harshest Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Elaine Duke retiring from deputy DHS secretary role

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Rick Gates, Trump Campaign Aide, to Plead Guilty in Mueller Inquiry and Cooperate  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Are Paul Manafort and Rick Gates Asking to Be Tried Twice?

 

New Indictments in Manafort Case

 

Mueller's Russia Scandal Investigation Stumbles Over Its Own Paradoxes   (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Manafort Faces New Fraud Charges in Russia Inquiry

 

Report: Mueller still relying on discredited 'dossier'

 

Robert Mueller’s Truth Is Out There

 

ECONOMY

 

Dow surges 350 points as stocks book weekly gains

 

Stocks rally as Fed eases rate worry, tech climbs

 

Stock Recovery Gets Its Groove Back After a Week of False Starts

 

Bitcoin bounces but gains could be limited

 

Asian Stocks Rise as Traders Weather Higher Yields: Markets Wrap

 

Asian shares rebound as U.S. rate fears ebb

 

This Wall Street Inflation Scare Looks Tamer Than the One in 2016

 

Will Wall Street Ever Put Down Guns?

 

There’s a new volatility ‘witching hour’ puzzling stock traders

 

IBD/TIPP Poll: Economic Optimism Hits 13-Year High

 

Gold closes down to post biggest weekly drop this year

 

A few bumps for the economy

 

Dollar marks modest gain in rangebound Friday trading

 

 

EDUCATION

 

U.S. Catholic university lists ‘husband’ and ‘wife’ as words students should avoid

 

Hysteria: 'Racism' Investigation Launched After 'To Kill A Mockingbird' Poster Found In English Classroom

 

Homeschooler back at home after Norway ‘child protection’ officials took him from family

 

Student Suspended for Calling Fictional Police Officer a 'Pig,' Lawsuit Claims

 

Teachers demand Trump arm them with resources

 

Assimilating Grief-Stricken Florida Students Into the Mob Is Harmful

 

Yale Offers Course to Counteract “Whiteness” in Society

 

Revealed: Emails Expose Muslim Pressure Group's Ongoing Influence in Public Schools

 

A High School Student Faces Expulsion for Noticing the Square Root Symbol Looks Like a Gun

 

Don’t Punish People With Delinquent Student Loans by Revoking Their Work Licenses

 

Step inside the Texas school district that already arms its teachers

 

Overconfident Students, Dubious Employers

 

Does Tenure Process Keep Professors Focused on U.S.?

 

Tuition-Free, With Strings

 

Canceling Plans for a China Campus

 

The best strategy for the Parkland students: Go on strike

 

What it's like for one teacher who already carries a gun

 

"Racially insensitive" menu at NYU leads to firings

 

NRA offers free help to schools that hire armed guards, warns of overreach

 

Stopping school shootings by arming teachers

 

KIPP charter school network fires co-founder over sexual misconduct allegations

 

Teachers Say They Are ‘Educators, Not Security Guards’

 

Let the Teachers Teach

 

A Combat Zone, With Desks

 

‘I don’t think people recognize how dire it is’: West Va. teachers strike, closing all public schools

 

Teachers Say They Are ‘Educators, Not Security Guards’

 

Homeschoolers: No criminal background checks!

 

MIT says it won't rescind admission to students disciplined for protesting gun violence

 

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Christopher Steele, MI6, and the Trump Dossier

 

Yet another way Obama's spies apparently exploited the Trump 'dossier'

 

 

ELECTION 2018

 

The top 10 governor's races of 2018

 

Why 2018 is do-or-die for Democrats

 

Election 2018: That Dem 'Blue Wave' Is Starting To Look More Like A Ripple

 

Pence: Dem win in 2018 would turn U.S. 'far left'

 

ENERGY

 

Oil ends higher, posts second consecutive weekly gain

 

Energy Prices

 

'Keep It In The Ground' Movement Needs A Dose Of Reality

 

Geopolitical Benefits Spring From US Energy Dominance, Cabinet Secretaries Assert

 

ENVIRONMENT

 

World's coral reefs face new peril from beneath

 

EUROPE

 

500 Icelandic physicians back bill to outlaw circumcision

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks swing to positive for the week, tracking U.S. stocks higher

 

Creepy: Swedish Scientists Plan To Revive Dead In Robots

 

EU president: Poland’s conduct on Holocaust risks ruining its global standing

 

EU court says Poland violated air quality laws in 2007-2015

 

Paul Joseph Watson Video: The Islamic State of Sweden

 

 

FANNIE MAE AND FREDDIE MAC

 

Rising drumbeat for Trump to deal with Fannie and Freddie himself

 

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

With rates still low, Fed officials fret over next U.S. recession

 

FINANCIAL INDUSTRY

 

First National Bank of Omaha will stop issuing NRA Visa card

 

FOUNDING FATHERS

 

Why George Washington's rules matter more than ever today

 

FRANCE

 

French PM promises to clamp down on radical Islam in prisons, schools

 

France to seal off 1,500 radicalized inmates in prisons

 

French customs officers find stolen €800k Degas painting on bus near Paris

 

 

GERMANY

 

Germany: Muslim migrant gets year and a half of prison dawah for jihad massacre plot

 

Are Driving Bans Coming for German Cities?

 

The Long Road to Freedom for German Journalist Yücel (Journalist Deniz Yücel was held without charges in a Turkish prison for 367 days.)

 

German Government Hinges on Party Tally

 

GLOBAL WARMING 

 

Climate scientists mull Category 6 for big storms, report says

 

GOP

 

The Russians are coming. Republicans need to do something about it.

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Trump Throws A Lifeline To Millions Of ObamaCare Victims

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Here’s The Opioid Crisis the News Isn’t Talking About

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Rosie O'Donnell selling anti-Trump T-shirt that calls president 'rapist' 'racist' 'liar'

 

Fraser says former HFPA president sexually harassed him

 

Will a generation of youths scarred by shootings allow Hollywood to stick to its guns?

 

'Black Panther' Sparking Calls to Release Jailed 'Political Activists'

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Bernie Sanders’ Son Eyes Congressional Bid in New Hampshire

 

Nancy Pelosi’s class-war handicap (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

IMMIGRATION

 

If Immigration Creates Wealth, Why Is California America's Poverty Capital?

 

Soros Buying A Texas DA Seat  (Undermining immigration enforcement and elevating sanctuary cities is the goal.)

 

US Citizenship and Immigration Services drops 'nation of immigrants' from mission statement

 

They’re almost out of school, but these DACA recipients’ medical careers may slip away

 

Feds report diversity-visa immigration from Africa exploded

 

Ken Buck: Sanctuary city laws are putting heroin traffickers back on our streets

 

 

INDIA

 

Trump Jr. Drums Up Business in India, Stoking Controversy

 

US tightens H-1B visa rules, Indians to be hit

 

INDONESIA

 

Indonesia needs China to get back on track

 

IRAN

 

Iran Finally Let Her See Her Husband. He Was Dead.

 

 

ISLAM

 

Muslim Journalists Should Seek Beats Beyond Terrorism Analysis, Pros Urge

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Friday, February 23, 2018)

 

Hamas tells Nikki Haley: Your peace plan is ‘worthless’ (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)

 

Netanyahu: A great day for the people of Israel (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hails US announcement that it would move its embassy to Jerusalem in time for Israel's 70th Independence Day.)

 

TV report: PM may be questioned in sub affair next week as potential suspect

 

Former security prisoner: 'We were afraid Shalit would commit suicide' (Former kidnapped Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit)

 

Can Israel remain strong and stable after Netanyahu?

 

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

 

Cabinet seeks to legalize outpost where half of homes to be razed

 

Abbas downplays health concerns after US hospital visit  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Autopsy shows Palestinian assailant in Jericho died from gunfire

 

Justice Minister: My Effort to Reshape the Supreme Court Is Complete

 

2 Palestinians wounded by IDF fire during riots along Gaza fence (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Arab Gulf states are warming to Israel

 

Iran seen uniting Lebanon proxies against Israel, but Hezbollah turns inward

 

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Thinking Outside the Box

 

Senior Palestinian negotiator: US embassy move date a 'provocation'

 

Palestinians angry at reports of early US Embassy move to Jerusalem

 

Defending the Rule of Law   (The dire consequences for Israeli democracy if Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is forced from office.)

 

JAPAN

 

Japan will not accept China changing the present situation by force

 

LIBERALISM

 

Why The Left Finds Wisdom In The Shrieks Of Parkland’s Traumatized Teens

 

Todd Starnes: The Left wants to confiscate all of your firearms

 

MALAYSIA

 

Highest Court in Malaysia to Hear Appeal of Christian Converts from Islam

 

 

MEDIA 

 

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell Makes The Dumbest Case Against Armed Guards EVER

 

Video: CNN’s Van Jones Says Armed Teachers Are More Likely To Use Guns Against Black And Latino Kids

 

CNN Worries Trump Calling Parkland Shooter ‘Sicko’ May Be ‘Harmful’

 

Tensions running high at NBC as Lester Holt’s ratings slip

 

 

MEDICARE

 

The Medicare ‘Savings’ in the New Budget Deal

 

 

MEDITERRANEAN

 

Tensions flare in east Mediterranean gas scramble

 

MEXICO

 

Mexi-Mouth.Con (Vincente Fox fumes at Trump but ignores Mexican government violence.)

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Saudi FM: We have worked to strengthen relations with Iraq in many areas

 

 

MILITARY

 

Marine Corps Again Eases Infantry Officer Standards, This Time for Hiking

 

Mattis expected to back allowing transgender troops to stay in the military  (Secretary of Defense James Mattis; AVIPP COMMENTARY: The secretary should resign if this is his position!)

 

Navy: Suspect who entered Washington base in custody

 

First troops among new front-line adviser brigade arrive in Afghanistan

 

Senators troubled by VA secretary’s response to IG report, ask for transparency

 

US will return to Vietnam, Sri Lanka during Pacific Partnership mission

 

Former soldier who killed terrorism suspect seeks Trump pardon as ‘form of forgiveness’

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan to go on FATF terror financing list in June

 

Afghan refugees in peril as tensions escalate with Pakistan

 

Trump administration official: Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s moves against terrorism “reversible, superficial”

 

Pakistan not on FATF ‘grey list,’ top Pakistani official tells Arab News

 

There is no law in Pakistan that gives court right to disqualify PM: Nawaz Sharif

 

 

POLITICAL CORRECTNESS

 

Ben Shapiro tells CPAC the 'era of political correctness is over'

 

POLITICS

 

CPAC censors, hijacks AFDI free speech panel

 

Day One at CPAC: NRA returns fire, Ted Cruz drops Clinton zinger, and Sebastian Gorka gets pushy

 

The significance of CPAC 2018

 

‘Lock her up!’: Conservatives battle the left, without a clear foe

 

A year after being the toast of CPAC, Steve Bannon is nowhere to be found

 

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

Graham's indelible impact on global missions

 

Billy Graham, preaching from the belly of the beast

 

RUSSIA

 

Russia’s topline Su-57 deployed to Syria to challenge US, Israeli air might

 

Averting the U.S.-Russia Warpath                

 

Putin ally said to be in touch with Kremlin, Assad before his mercenaries attacked US troops (Russian President Vladimir V Putin/

Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)

 

Russian Foreign Ministry Confirms Cocaine Raid in Argentina, Defends Moscow’s Reputation

 

S&P raises Russia’s rating to investment grade, Fitch sees positive outlook

 

Second Russian Olympian Tests Positive for Doping at Pyeongchang

 

Russian Embassy in Argentina Caught Up in Cocaine Smuggling Probe

 

How 'Putin's Cook' Prigozhin Fed America's Appetite for Disinformation

 

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

Four States Form Coalition to Track Guns After 'Federal Government's Continued Inaction'

 

The Gun Control Debate Isn’t Really About Guns. It’s About Human Rights

 

U.S. Companies Abandon the NRA as Boycott Call Grows

 

The Gun-Control Debate Could Break America

 

Enterprise Rent-a-Car: No More Discounts for NRA Members

 

Trump and the GOP won’t act on gun control. So we must.

 

Why This Gun Debate Is Different From the Rest

 

I’m a military man and I think we should ban assault weapons

 

Gun control activists need to learn a little sympathy

 

NRA's LaPierre warns of socialists behind big anti-gun push

 

Now they’re playing the race card to avoid talking gun laws. How low will the NRA go?

 

Oprah Pledges $500,000 to Anti-Gun March

 

 

SENATE

 

Marco Rubio's Genuine and Useless Talent   (US Senator of Florida Marco Rubio (R)

 

Senators say company plagiarized FEMA contract

 

Missouri Dem: McCaskill Will Have to ‘Show Up,’ Work for Black Vote  (US Senator of Missouri Claire McCaskill (D)

 

Ted Cruz compares GOP to Homer Simpson (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)

 

McCain associate invokes Fifth Amendment on Trump dossier sources: report  (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

 

California Sen. Tony Mendoza abruptly resigns, was facing expulsion after sexual harassment investigation

 

SOCIAL SECURITY

 

Social Security underpays thousands of widows and widowers

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

After the ‘Peace Olympics,’ time for the war games?

 

Ivanka Trump Arrives in Korea

 

Ivanka Trump to push for 'maximum pressure' on North Korea

 

Household Debt Hits Record W1,450 Trillion

 

Former NK spymaster's visit sparks public outrage

 

Why is Trump hitting South Korea harder?

 

Ivanka Trump Won't Meet N.Korean Defectors

 

Over 5 in 10 back English ban for 1st , 2nd  graders

 

GM postpones maturity date, withdraws push for Bupyeong factory as collateral

 

Air Pollution May Affect Movie Theater Attendance

 

Outside directors criticized for not facing trouble at GM Korea

 

Japan lauds WTO ruling on S Korean seafood import ban

 

SPACE

 

Spectacular predawn launch for SpaceX Falcon 9

 

SPORTS

 

Olympics

 

Baptists share Christ during Olympics in South Korea

 

Former NFL Player Seeks Custody of Disabled Son He Tried to Kill Before Birth

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

After deadly shooting, Florida governor calls for raising minimum age to buy firearms

 

Developing major storm will bring flood risk

Swollen rivers keep rising as Midwest flooding forces people from homes

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

State Department on Syria: 'I don't know what some of you expect us to do'

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

A Supreme Court Showdown Could Shrink Unions’ Power

 

From the grave, Scalia calls B.S. on Trump’s video-game theory

 

SYRIA

 

Trapped in Syria's besieged Ghouta: "life has ceased, the children are waiting to die"

 

Syria war: Who are Russia's shadowy Wagner mercenaries?

 

Syria has become a gruesome cockpit once again

 

TAIWAN

 

Taiwan seeks 'new phase' of China ties in reshuffle

 

As China Puts Pressure on Taiwan, U.S. Pushes Back

 

Countermeasures taken by Washington as China’s pressure on Taiwan grows: report

 

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

Soros Profited Off Major Tech Companies He Now Attacks

 

Competition In Technology Is More Vibrant Than It Looks

 

 

TRANSGENDER MOVEMENT

 

Growing body of research rejects transgender movement

 

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

 

Mnuchin Says Trump Policies Will Raise Wages Without Inflation  (Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin)

 

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey's march on Manbij stalled by wall of reality

 

Turkish offensive in Kurdish-held Syrian enclave sets up collision course with US

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 closes lower as RBS, IAG tank after results

 

Court Will Decide March 1 if Hospital Can Take Alfie Evans Off Life Support Without His Parents’ Consent

 

Judge cites Pope Francis to justify ending baby’s life against parents’ wishes

 

UK PM May had positive Brexit meeting with ministers -spokesman

 

Alfie Evans’ Parents Appeal Judge’s Ruling That Hospital Can Shut Off His Life Support Without Their Consent

 

UK: Labour plans to scrap most immigration laws, inundate country with Muslim migrants, Conservatives echo same policy

 

Coverup: UK report claims “no evidence” police feared to investigate Muslim rape gangs because of “racism” charges

 

UK: Counter Terrorism Policing unit arrests “man” on suspicion of belonging to “proscribed organization”

 

Appeaser Theresa May surrenders to EU open immigration demands for years after Brexit

 

 Ministers conclude crunch Brexit talks at Chequers

 

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

UN Security Council ‘almost there’ on agreeing Syria cease-fire

 

Iranian Minister Sanctioned by EU For Rights Violations Due to Speak at UN Human Rights Council

 

Russia Blocks UN Ceasefire in Syria as Hundreds Die in Ongoing Bombardment

 

 

UNITED STATES

 

Does San Francisco depict the future of American Jewry?

 

Satisfaction with U.S. position in world surges 13% under Trump

 
VATICAN

 

Allegedly gay priest on Vatican court resigns after pleading guilty to child porn

 

Pope’s request for $25 million to corruption-plagued hospital makes major media

 
WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

I Thought America Hated Donald Trump

 

Trump at CPAC: 2nd  Amendment, tax cuts at risk if Dems take power

 

Freewheeling Trump at CPAC touts armed teacher proposal

 

Trump announces 'heaviest' ever set of sanctions against North Korea

 

Trump fires up base with call to 'clobber' Dems - and jabs at 'horrible' media, 'crooked' Hillary

 

Recommendation on transgender troops sent to WH

 

President Trump says 'we will act' after Parkland shooting

 

White House locked down after vehicle hits security barrier

 

'Coward': President Trump Blasts The Cop Who Failed To Act In Florida

 

Trump’s Approval Rating Just Hit 50%. Thanks, MSM!

 

President Trump Empowers Americans to Stop School Shooters

 

Trump accuses California police of being soft on street gangs, and cops fire back

 

Trump tweets claim about "scripted question" during Parkland Town Hall

 

‘Harden our schools’: Trump makes arming teachers a top safety goal after Florida school massacre

 

Inside Trump’s shifting stance on gun rights

 

Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III files new charges against Manafort and Gates

 

Trump casually threatens to pull immigration officers out of California to teach the state a lesson

 

Mike Pence’s vice is non-alcoholic beer

 

Trump Suggests Giving Bonuses to Trained and Armed Teachers

 

Trump indirectly trashes California law enforcement in diatribe about immigration

 

 

 

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