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Saturday, February 25, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 240  YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

GWB Daughter Barbara Bush to Keynote Planned Parenthood Fundraiser

 

Activists Discuss What Can Be Done to Advance Pro-Life Cause

 

Pro-lifer, 16, hailed as Planned Parenthood's 'worst nightmare'

 

Inside the 'Save the Storks' Anti-Abortion Van That Offers Prayer to Desperate Pregnant Women

 

An Abortion "Reversal" Bill Is Making the Rounds in Indiana

 

Florida Supreme Court overturns abortion limit at clinic

 

Are restrictions on the 'abortion pill' politics or science?

 

There’s a Serious Problem With the Way Abortion Is Shown on Your Favorite TV Shows

 

After harsh debate, House passes abortion-information bill

 

Sean Duffy's off-base claim about Planned Parenthood and abortions

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Mosque ambush kills 10 police in northern Afghanistan

 

 

AFRICA

 

Congo: Muslims attack churches, terrorize nuns

 

Christians in Sudan Arrested in Tussle over Evangelical School in Omdurman

 

Anti immigration party calls for new Somali PM to be stripped of his Norwegian passport

 

AIRPORTS

 

Muhammad Ali's son and namesake claims he was profiled after being detained for two hours at a Florida airport and asked if he is Muslim

 

ALT-RIGHT MOVEMENT

 

Conservatives at CPAC grapple with the rise of the alt-right

 

AMERICAN VOICE INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC POLICY

 

Personal Health  

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Anti-Semitic Vandals Target Hasidic Village of New Square With Swastikas, Hate Messages (New York)

 

Israeli leader: 'I've never encountered right-wing anti-Semitism'

 

ASIA

 

Bangladesh: Thousands of Muslims march to demand removal of Lady Justice statue as un-Islamic

 

AUSTRALIA

 

Indonesia could be just what Australia prime minister needs

 

Trade and investment focus of Indonesian President's trip to Australia

 

Scientists warn Carpageddon could get out of control

 

Boy bitten by world's deadliest spider makes miracle recovery with history's largest antivenom dose

 

Boy survives bite from super deadly spider thanks to quick-thinking dad

 

 

BIG GOVERNMENT

 

Protect Workers, Property Owners From Endangered Species Act Abuses

 

Big government sneakily gets bigger

 

 

BORDER SECURITY

 

Trump administration makes first tangible step to building border wall

 

 

CANADA

 

Ontario PCs poised to win 'super-majority': Forum poll

 

TSB not ruling out weather as factor after Air Canada plane slides off runway in Toronto

 

Fearful of Trump policies, families risk frigid 3 a.m. hike from Minnesota into Canada

 

Don't Worry about 'Islamophobia' Law, Says Muslim Brotherhood-Linked Canadian Spokesman

 

Canada's one of NATO's biggest deadbeats, but with Trump we won't get away with it

 

Public Safety minister to raise issue of illegal border crossings with U.S. officials

 

Canada’s green rush: In ‘great marijuana arms race,’ producers scramble to cash in on legalization

 

New Trump Tower in Vancouver is met with icy reception as mayor refuses to attend grand opening and is urging developers to drop the name

 

Canada: Ryerson University TA is imam who asked Allah to kill the enemies of Islam

 

You need a licence to go fishing but not to run a home daycare in Ontario

 

Fleeing U.S. for Asylum, and Handcuffed in Canada

 

COMEDY

 

Maher: ‘Trump’s Stormtroopers’ Are Pulling 16-Year-Olds Out of Classrooms To Deport Them

 

Leslie Jones under fire for telling 'white women from Williamsburg' she'll 'punch them' for supporting Black Lives Matter

 

Maher: The Word For Bannon Calling For ‘Deconstruction of Administrative State’ Is ‘Terrorist’…

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China names new planning chief, commerce minister before key meeting

 

Ten killed in hotel blaze in southeastern China

 

COMMUNIST CUBA

 

1996: A deadly weekend for US citizens over international waters  (A low point in US-Cuba relations.)

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

How America Can Avoid a Second Korea War

 

First planned North Korea-U.S. contact in Trump administration canceled: WSJ

 

What One Photo Tells Us About North Korea’s Nuclear Program

 

The sad end of the lonely life of Kim Jong Nam, a dictator’s half brother 

 

CONGRESS

 

GOP draft Obamacare replacement aims to end insurance mandate

 

Democrats invite immigrants to Trump's upcoming address to Congress

 

Barbarians at the Gate: Town Halls Under Siege

 

GOP grapples with how to handle town halls

 

Republicans fight claims they are ducking constituents

 

Congress, make class action lawsuits great again

 

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

Starbucks Brand Crashes After Announcement of Plan to Hire 10,000 Muslim ‘Refugees’

 

COURTS

 

Former minor league hockey player ordered hit on wife

 

Trump administration urges appeals court to put travel ban case on hold

 

Idaho: Judge rules attack on high school football player was 'not a rape' or racist

 

Army vet faces trial for posting flags at VA site, Sessions asked to intervene

 

N.C. novelist walks free after agreeing to plea deal in wife's death

 

Drunk driver’s mom jailed for laughing at victim’s family

 

Virginia man gets 11 years for trying to join ISIS

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

US$150,000 Maserati allegedly stolen during test-drive

 

8-year-old fatally shot after car crash

 

Chicago police arrest 81 in overnight raids

 

Widow of slain Indian man in KS had asked him about leaving US

 

Kansas community tries to heal from shooting

 

Ex-student arrested for murdering teacher who has been missing for 11 years 'used his hands to kill her during a burglary at her home'

 

Married teacher, 40, had sex with a student, 18, who she seduced with baked goods and extravagant gifts and took him to a dog park for secret trysts

 

Fire at Florida mosque being investigated as arson

 

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

'I sobbed like a baby': Children's author Mem Fox detained by US border control

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Rep. Keith Ellison — friend to Islamic radicals and Jew-haters — narrowly misses DNC chairmanship win

 

Former Labor Sec. Perez elected as Democratic National Committee chairman

 

DNC chair says he confuses Trump and Putin  (Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez)

 

Who is Tom Perez?

 

Unity in Division: Tom Perez Named DNC Chair, Selects Keith Ellison as Deputy Chair

 

Top Democrats poised to choose next party chair

 

Dems fear divisions will persist after DNC chair election

 

De Blasio jilts New Yorkers at DNC (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

American Jewish Congress: Ellison a 'threat'

 

Dershowitz: If Ellison elected, I'll leave

 

Democrats brace for backlash as they vote on new party chairman

 

Democrats choose new chairman to lead their anti-Trump strategy

 

Ellison trashes Trump Holocaust statement on eve of DNC election

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Obama, Democratic 'super group' unite to end gerrymandering, win state races, reclaim majorities

 

Candid Candidate  (Arizona Democrat Noah Dyer launches gubernatorial bid by disclosing taped sex, personal debt.)

 

Breaking: Podesta Says Trump Behind Pizzagate

 

Democrats pile up election post-mortems

 

Prosecutors question NYC mayor in federal probe (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

How Jesse Jackson Jr. collects $138,400 a year from the federal government  (Former US Representative of Illinois Jesse Jackson Jr’s)

 

'Keep fighting, I will be with you every step of the way': Hillary surfaces in extraordinary three-minute address to Democrats - which begs the question: Is she running AGAIN?

 

Feds send message with de Blasio interrogation

 

Too few flushes get candidate thrown off ballot

 

It's time to bring the de Blasio investigations to some conclusion

 

Obama Takes In a Broadway Show, but Shuns the Spotlight

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

U.S. to seek extradition of ex-Guatemalan VP on drug trafficking charges

Issa: Sessions must recuse himself (US Representative of California Darrell E Issa (R)US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

ECONOMY

 

'Great optimism': Trump touts state of economy

 

CBSN Original preview: "America - Manufacturing Hope"

 

Immigration Economics  (How the modern welfare state fundamentally changed the incentives of immigration.)

 

Robots create American jobs, not destroy them

 

Economic Freedom Up Again, But Not in the U.S.

 

EDUCATION

 

Poll: Public Opposes Progressives’ Federal Transgender Rule by 2 to 1

 

CT Gov. Malloy Instructs School Superintendents to Follow Obama’s Transgender Bathroom Policy

 

Student Who Busted Anti-Trump Prof With Secret Recording Won't Be Punished

 

The Daily Caller Presents: The 12 DUMBEST EVER 'Bias Incidents' On America's College Campuses

 

This School Meal Policy May Not Have Served the Neediest Kids

 

Trinity Washington University president attacks alumna Kellyanne Conway

 

Trump’s preposterous rationale for revoking transgender bathroom rights

 

States resume bathroom battles

 

EGYPT

 

Copts flee Sinai after suspected ISIS attacks

 

Egypt: Thousands screaming “Allahu akbar” mourn Blind Sheikh, mastermind of 1993 WTC jihad bombing

 

Christians flee Egypt after Islamic State posts death lists

 

ENERGY

 

Energy Prices

 

Note To Environmentalists: Not All Fossil Fuels Are The Same

 

ENVIRONMENT

 

Millions of Americans facing 'megadrought' as Colorado river shrinks

 

Shark sightings cause southern Calif. beaches to close

 

EUROPE

 

The Road to Power in Ukraine Runs Through Donald Trump

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Is America Still the Anchor of European Defense?

 

Netherlands holds inquiry on whether it could ditch the euro

 

Was Trump right about Sweden? As the President is mocked for his remarks on Swedish crime and immigration, ANDREW MALONE provides a disturbing dispatch from one of the world's most PC nations  

 

Trump insists he was RIGHT about violence in Sweden as he tells CPAC he 'took a lot of heat' for roping Scandinavian nation into terror talk

 

After Welcoming Immigrants, Sweden Debates Implications

 

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Comey in middle of political fray over Trump and Russians  (FBI Director James Comey)

 

FRANCE

 

France: Muslims took postal worker’s pregnant wife hostage in robbery to fund jihad massacres

 

Desperate French Liberals Want Obama to Run For President

 

France’s deradicalization centers seen as a “total fiasco”

 

French judge takes over probe into Fillon "fake jobs" scandal

 

Paris mayor fires back after Trump invokes his friend ‘Jim’ and trashes city in CPAC speech

 

Paris Muslims kidnap Jewish brothers, attack them with saw: “Dirty Jews, you’re going to die!”

 

Hollande hit backs at Trump over Paris criticism (French President Francois Hollande)

 

 

GERMANY

 

Germany: Man drives vehicle into pedestrians, shot by police

 

Afghan deportation flight left from Germany half empty

 

Merkel ally calls for Europe to retaliate if Trump imposes trade tariffs   (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Merkel says, on NATO spending target, commitments have to be met

 

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Group Defends Carbon Dioxide as ‘Elixir of Life’ in Climate Change Debate

 

Only China Can Save the Planet (The United States is lost in the delusions of climate change deniers. Fortunately, Beijing could be up for leading the fight.)

 

Now Jared and Ivanka pressure Trump on the Paris agreement: Couple are backing climate change treaty at the urging of their liberal New York friends

Is Global Warming Science Just A Fraud?

 

GOP

 

Newt Gingrich warns of new threat underlying 'fake news' (Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich)

 

California State Sen. Janet Nguyen Removed From Senate Floor for Voicing Differing Opinion

 

Republicans introduce bills to curb protesting in at least 17 states

 

GRAMMY AWARDS

 

Joy Villa's Billboard Top 12 Album: A Victory for Conservatives  (The lady who wore the "Make America Great Again" dress to the Grammys proves it's possible to put popular music back in the hands of the people.)

 

Liberal Katy Perry unwittingly sings a conservative message  (Perry's Grammy performance reflected conservative thinking.)

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

 She voted for Trump. Now she fears losing the Obamacare plan that saved her life

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Philadelphia workshop teaches residents how to help gunshot victims

 

Firefighters and cancer: Is a risky job even riskier?

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Travel ban: Jodie Foster tells rally: 'It is our time to resist'

 

Syrian who worked on Oscar-nominated film barred from entering U.S.

 

'Love trumps hate, courage trumps fear': George Clooney bashes Donald Trump at France's César Awards after joining pregnant wife Amal on the red carpet

 

HONG KONG

 

Refugees who sheltered Snowden now live in fear in Hong Kong

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Bill to Eliminate Environmental Protection Agency Introduced in Congress

 

Democratic Congressman: Yes, There Are Liberal Groups Organizing These Town Hall Protests

 

This Bill Would Drag the Federal Government Into Disputes Over Pets

 

House Democrats plan to troll Trump at big speech

 

GOP chairman: Tax reform will repeal limit on church political activity

 

Rep. Charlie Crist (D-Florida) divorcing wife after nearly 9 years

 

GOP Rep. Darrell Issa tells Bill Maher a special prosecutor should investigate Russian election interference  (US Representative of California Darrell E Issa (R)

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Immigration Has Divided America. Migration May Unite It.

 

Religious Leaders Prepare Underground Network To Hide Illegal Immigrants

 

Deporting People We’ve Allowed To Stay Is Wrong And Counterproductive

 

Illegal immigrant gangbanger gets better deal than innocent American

 

U.S. List of Those Detained for Trump’s Travel Ban Is Called Incomplete


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

Man suspected in Amber Alert had been previously deported, immigration officials say

 

INDIA

 

‘Everyone’s nervous’: Some students in India rethink U.S. study plans after Kansas shooting

 

ITALY

 

Mussolini the insatiable: He was a violent lover who demanded sex constantly and only truly cared for one woman... the beautiful heiress doomed to die alongside him 

 

IRAN

 

Iran requests 950 tons of uranium from Kazakhstan

 

Iran Atomic Energy Chief: We’re Buying 950 Tons of Yellowcake from Kazakhstan

 

Iran’s Supreme Leader Sees the Beginning of a New Era

 

Missile Launches And Storm Damages Show Failure Of Obama's Iran Deal

 

 

IRAQ

 

Bombs target oil pipeline in Iraq's Kirkuk, one killed

 

Saudi foreign minister arrives in Baghdad in landmark visit

 

Horror of Mosul where sinkhole became the biggest mass grave in Iraq

 

Iraqi forces push deeper into western Mosul as civilians flee

 

Iraqis seek funds to restore cultural artifacts recovered from ISIS

 

ISIS drones capture shocking new view of terror attacks

 

ISLAM

 

“There Is Nothing to Fear in Islam,” Says DC Imam At Conference with Hamas-Linked CAIR Official

 

Asra Nomani: Many on Left Are Hurting Reformation Within Islam

 

Muslim Reform Group Reached Out to 3,000 US Mosques, Got Only 40 Responses

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Saturday, February 25, 2017)

 

Merkel: Keep working on the two-state solution (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Palestinians celebrate victory of Bethlehem singer in Arab Idol contest

 

'Impact of BDS is worse than most people realize'

 

Protesters Cross Into Israel From Southern Lebanon

 

PFLP demonstrates on anniversary of alleged assassination of Omar Nayif

 

Hamas Diggers Dead in Gaza Tunnel ‘Work Accident’

 

Hamas blames Egypt for deaths of 3 from toxic gas in Gaza tunnel

 

3 injured in armed clashes at Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp in Lebanon

 

Hollande iterates support for two-state solution   (French President Francois Hollande)

 

Montana House backs effort to boycott anti-Israel firms

 

Iranian company nearly receives 15K IDF costumes

 

3 Palestinians killed, 5 injured after suffocating inside Gaza tunnel

 

A rabbi in Iran—the Neturei Karta's fight against Israel

 

If You Want Israeli-Palestinian Peace, Stop Talking About A ‘Two-State Solution’

 

PA-Sponsored Legal Conference Recommends Expanding Palestinian Judicial Authority To All Territories, Including Jerusalem

 

“Palestinian” kids at EU-funded festival: “Jihad is needed, pull the trigger” 

 

JAPAN

 

Japan encourages workers to leave work early

 

LATIN AMERICA

 

How to turn off the Latin refugee flood at the source

 

LIBERALISM

 

Trump voters won. Why should liberals be nice to them?

 

LOBBYISTS

 

6 members of Congress, 4 MKs, 1 Palestinian negotiator, no top Republicans at J Street confab

 

Did Someone Say ‘Tax Code Rewrite’? Lobbyists Scramble

 

MALAYSIA

 

Malaysia says will issue arrest warrant for N.Korean diplomat in Kim Jong Nam murder (Brother of Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

Kim Jong-nam killing: Suspect 'was paid $90 for baby oil prank'

 

MEDIA 

 

Once led by Steve Bannon, Breitbart is owned by family that poured millions into getting Trump elected

 

Fox's Bret Baier Slams WH For Excluding Certain News Outlets From Press Briefing

 

Fox's Shepard Smith: CNN is not 'fake news'

 

National Press Club: White House excluding media outlets ‘deeply disturbing’

 

Media complaining about 1st  Amendment rights? Really?

 

CNN’s Chris Cuomo OK with girls having forced exposure to male genitalia

 

'This is un-American': CNN anchor Jake Tapper condemns the White House for banning news outlets from Sean Spicer's press briefing in stirring live speech

Someone tell the media it's just a job

 

The press isn’t the ‘enemy of the people’ — but they’re not saints, either

 

Hannity goes after writer who savaged Colmes after his death

 

MEDICAID

 

GOP Obamacare replacement rolls back Medicaid expansion

 

Governors worry about Medicaid expansion

 

MEXICO

 

Manning: Sabotage of Trump Agenda by Bureaucrats Should Spark ’10 to 20 Percent Reduction of Federal Workforce’

 

Mexico warns of tariffs, spurns U.S. aid under review by Trump 

 

Mexico rejected plan on 3rd -country deportees: Official

 

If a bullet can cross the border into Mexico, so can the Constitution

 

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Saudi Arabia reaffirms support to Iraq’s unity, stability

 

MILITARY

 

Why America's Military Shouldn't Be Managing International Affairs

 

Judge rules against dismissing charges against Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

 

As 30-day deadline to Pentagon for ISIS plan nears, Trump to weigh options

 

Robert Rosebrock, Unsung, Faithful Hero of Homeless War Vets

 

Experts dispute Trump's assertion that U.S. nuclear arms capability is lagging

 

Fox News investigation: DoD-funded school at center of federal probes over suspected Chinese military ties

 

Trump Pentagon names the enemy: It's ISIS, not ISIL

 

Pentagon: Review of Islamic State strategy could include call for new war authorization

 

Navy sailor accused of going AWOL after giving birth

 

Japanese think tank argues for moving Marines off Okinawa

 

Guideline changes for transgender students worry some US military families

 

More bearded, turbaned Sikhs join Army as Pentagon reviews religious articles ban

 

Shulkin promises ‘major changes’ at Veterans Affairs

 

Judge Says Trump’s Statements Did Not Prejudice Case Against Bergdahl

 

 

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION (NOAA)

 

Congress Investigates Fraudulent Science Used by NOAA to Push UN Global Warming Treaty

 

NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER

 

Trump's national security adviser reportedly says label 'radical Islamic terrorism' not helpful

 

New National Security Advisor doesn't believe in "radical Islamic terrorism?"

 

New Adviser Takes a Nuanced View of Islam and Terrorism

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan: Muslim sons murder their mother for contracting second marriage after divorce

 

Pakistan to host regional ECO summit on March 1: Aziz

 

Pakistan: The Indispensable, Unreliable U.S. Ally

 

PHILIPPINES

 

Out of the shadows: Manila's meth dealers back on the streets as cops pull back

 

Philippine leader's opponents turn historic event into protest march

 

POLITICS

 

Shady Left-Wing Operative Kicked Out Of CPAC For Handing Out Russian Flags

 

Trump supporters unwittingly wave Russian flags at CPAC

 

At CPAC, Conservatives Settle Into Their New Role

 

PRISONS

 

Under Mr. Trump, Private Prisons Thrive Again

 

PRODUCTY RECALL

 

Little Tykes recalls 540,000 toddler swings

 

RADIO

 

Michael Savage: Congress must probe 'subversive' Soros groups

 

RUSSIA

 

The Trump Administration's Internal War over Russia

 

Bolton: Trump should scrap Russia nuclear weapons treaties

 

 

SCIENCE

 

Nine Causes of Scientific Decline in American Academia

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

Women with guns: The next threat to the Democratic Party

 

Wayne LaPierre says NRA has 'President Trump's back'

 

 

SENATE

 

Exclusive—Regnery: Anti-Trump Democrats’ Best Allies Are Senate Republicans

 

Sanders Strikes Back at Trump Early-Morning Tweet  (US Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders (I-Socialist)

 

Sanders trolls Trump tweet on 'biggest' rally of them all

 

Senators Murkowski, Collins Must Go for Opposing DeVos Nomination (US Senator of Alaska Lisa Murkowski (R)/ US Senator of Maine Susan M. Collins (R)/Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)

 

Manchin to Sanders supporters: Bernie 'not even a Democrat' (US Senator of West Virginia Joe Manchin III (D)/US Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders (I-Socialist)

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

Amazon Deforestation, Once Tamed, Comes Roaring Back

 

Cops caught having sex in patrol car while ignoring robbery call  (Argentina)

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

South Korea Leads List of Life Expectancy Gains

 

South Korea gets creative to build their hockey team from scratch

 

SPACE

 

Rare "ring of fire" solar eclipse on Sunday

 

 

SPORTS

 

Oklahoma quarterback arrested for public intoxication, resisting arrest

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

College Basketball Scoreboard (Men)

 

STATES

 

Sleeping dad killed when SUV plows into bedroom (South Carolina)

 

New York pols' silly posturing on 'investment risks'

 

Gov. Jerry Brown asks for $437 million in flood and emergency relief  (Governor of California Jerry Brown (D)

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Calling Secretary Tillerson  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

SUICIDES

 

Beloved magician Daryl Easton is found dead inside closet of Hollywood's famed Magic Castle 'wearing only his underwear' after he failed to turn up for performance 

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Gorsuch Staunchly Opposes ‘Aid in Dying.’ Does It Matter?

 

SYRIA

 

Bombings, air strikes in Syria rattle Geneva peace talks

 

Main Syria opposition condemns ‘terrorism’ after Homs attack kills dozens

 

Syrian intel official killed in deadly attack

 

Over 35 killed in multiple suicide attacks targeting Syrian military HQs in Homs – reports

 

 

TAIWAN

 

Cold snap kills 22 in Taiwan in two days

 

Hundreds evacuated from Regent Taipei in fire scare

 

TELEVISION

 

‘Jeopardy’ contestant gives Trebek the finger

 

TRADE

 

Will The Border Tax Work? Nobody Knows, Which Is Why It's A Bad Idea 

 

TRANSGENDER MOVEMENT

 

Why doesn't anyone want to wrestle with a girl who takes male hormones?

 

 

TURKEY

 

Turkish PM seeks votes for 'strong, stable' Turkey in April referendum

 

Protest Held Near Russian Embassy in Turkey

 

Turkey's ruling AKP begins push to amend constitution

 

UBER

 

Uber Lawsuit Puts Spotlight on Rush for Driverless Cars

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

Copeland byelection: Corbyn warned not to 'pass the buck' after Labour defeat

 

Exclusive: How a secretive Canadian IT company employing only 20 staff helped swing the Brexit vote for Leave

 

Thousands of children at London schools breathe toxic air

 

London mayor sparks fury with ‘right-wing populism’ warning

 

Huge cannabis farm 'was staffed by trafficked Vietnamese teenagers'

 

A 'viagra hotel' has opened in the UK and people are outraged

 

Chris Grayling advises motorists to 'think hard' before buying diesel

 

Why these British men are risking their lives to clear Iraq's landmines

 

New lord chief justice must be 65 or younger to navigate Brexit

 

Miliband 'deeply concerned' for Labour

 

Five teenagers from London charged with terror offences

 

Maps reveal schizophrenia 'hotspots'

 

Former Stephen Lawrence murder suspect jailed over £4m drug plot

 

City homes 'least affordable since 2009'

 

Police :Forces told to delete on request images of innocent people

 

Smuggled rare tortoises go on display

 

Bristol Man jailed for two years for shooting toddler with air rif

 

Britain eyes Cornwall for take-off into space

 

Winston Churchill believed in extraterrestrials   

 

U.K. conservative pol Nigel Farage exults at CPAC over Trump, Brexit wins

 

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

In US, 37% Say UN Doing ‘Good Job’ Solving Problems

 

Why the UN Deck Is Stacked against Israel

 

U.N. chief urges Burundi parties to participate in peace talks

 

One question at U.N. Syria talks: What does Russia want?

 

UNITED STATES

 

The Deep State Comes to America (In Egypt and Turkey, grand government conspiracies are a reality. In the United States, they're little more than fantasy.)

 

US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

 

U.S. Geological Survey hails an early spring — and deems it a red flag for climate change

 

VATICAN

 

Francis Laments Hypocritical Catholics?

 

‘Great world war for water’ may be looming, Pope Francis says

 

WALL STREET

 

Buffett to investors: Wall St. fees a waste of money

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Trump declines to attend White House correspondents' dinner

 

White House worked with House and Senate intelligence chairs to rebut Russia ties

 

Non-Stop Gun Battles Spark Fear, Uncertainty in Mexican Border City

 

Some of Trump's Picks Have Troubling Links to Globalism, CFR

 

Fact-checking Trump's claim about debt dropping by $12B in last month

 

VP Pence tells GOP Jewish group that U.S. will support Israel abroad   (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

Trump Criticizes “Fake News” and Unveils Ambitious Plan at CPAC

 

Donald Trump and American Jews: The first good week?

 

Trump dedicates weekly address to Frederick Douglass, Ben Carson and other black leaders

 

Exclusive: Trump Took Future Green Berets into Oval Office in Q-Course First

 

Democrats: WH contact with FBI an 'outrageous breach of the FBI's independence'

 

Trump wages war on Chicago

 

Howard Dean Says Trump's Win Was Like The Kent State Shootings, Bloody Sunday At Edmund Pettus Bridge

 

Trump shock factor fading in Washington

 

Pence mixes up Nicaraguan and Israeli flags in tweet (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

Who's watching Trump's ethics watchdogs?

 

Two weeks later, still no revised executive order from Trump

 

Trump Wants to Deconstruct the Regulatory State? Good. Here’s How You Start

 

Trump's Rise Was Rooted in These Three Things  (It’s easy for us to look back on the Trump campaign – and the movement that swept the nation – and tie his success to three significant factors.)

 

Melania Trump would have been priority to be deported under new rules

 

How Republicans Should Check Trump


David Usborne: Donald Trump's biggest lie: His promise to unify America

 

Trump rejects DHS intelligence report on travel ban

 

Now 43 percent of Americans 'strongly disapprove' of the job President Trump is doing  

 

'If you're on the airplane with the pilot, you don't want the pilot to screw up': Former Trump rival Kasich defends White House visit

 

Trump electrifies CPAC: 'You finally have a president!'

 

White House hocus pocus! Witches led by Lana Del Rey gather outside Trump Tower at midnight to HEX the President... but they can't even conjure up much of a crowd

 

Inside the Winter White House: Awesome vulgarity, jaw-dropping excess and even JLo in flagrante with Puff Daddy... Welcome to Trump's weekend home where he runs America in front of wall-to-wall billionaires 

 

Trump’s Conservative CPAC Speech

 

White House sought to enlist key intelligence officials, lawmakers to counter Russia stories

 

Trump Attacks Press and F.B.I. at Forum for Conservatives

 

After Trump rips news media, White House slams door on several reporters

 

Sorry, this president is way less ‘authoritarian’ than the last one

 

Trump’s takeover of conservatism is complete

 

President’s Attack Follows a Game Plan for Disruption

 

Spicer makes an impossible job even harder (White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer)

 

Is Trump only going to cut small programs?

 

A note to the White House and FBI: Politics and justice should not mix

 

The Islamophobic Huckster in the White House

 

Even though he bashes anonymous sources, Trump uses them himself

 

Barring the White House Press Corps From the White House

 

Don't let Trump's style blind you to his substance

 

Trump again says Chicago needs help fighting violence. Police say they’ve asked for it and got no reply.

 

Fact Check: Trump Blasts ‘Fake News’ and Repeats Inaccurate Claims at CPAC

 

What is Stephen Bannon’s plan?

 

Trump on 'fake news' alert after invite-only press briefing

 

 

 

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