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Tuesday, February 27, 2018






In Today’s Issue: 





Pence Predicts Legal Abortion Will End in U.S. ‘in Our Time’  (Vice-President Mike Pence)


United Airlines Cuts Ties With NRA But Funds Planned Parenthood Abortion Business


New York’s star witness against pro-life counselors admits her testimony is false


Planned Parenthood Aborts 16-Year-Old Girl’s Unborn Baby Without Her Parents’ Consent


Mom’s story of being pressured to abort twin stuns actress Sally Phillips


He’s Been a Democrat Congressman for 14 Years and His Party Wants Him Gone Because He’s Pro-Life


Utah Senate Committee Passes Bill Banning Abortions on Babies With Down Syndrome


South Dakota Passes Bill Requiring Planned Parenthood to Tell Women Abortion Kills a “Living Human Being”


Missouri House Passes Bill Requiring Parental Notification Before a Teen Can Get an Abortion


Nurse Finds Baby Who Survived Abortion in a Dish Struggling to Live: “He Was Alive, and He Was Breathing”


Miracle Baby Born Smaller Than an iPad Could Have Been Aborted, She’s Doing Great Five Months Later  (London, England)


Abortion Activist Says Pro-Life People Praying Outside Abortion Clinics is “Abuse and Harassment” (London, England)


Trump Admin Cuts Planned Parenthood Funding, Will Shift Sex-Ed Funds to Abstinence Programs


Abortion is barbaric whether carried out legally or not


Planned Parenthood Secretly Opens Massive New 12,000 Square Foot Abortion Clinic


We have a crisis of life, and it's not just about abortion


40 Days for Pro-Life Prayer Campaign at Abortion Clinics Saves 103 Babies So Far


California Could Become First State to Force Universities to Provide Abortion Pill


Families of Children With Down Syndrome Rally to Ban Abortions of Babies Diagnosed With It


Abortion AMA: Does An Abortion Hurt?


Benham Brothers’ Father Arrested for Praying in Front of an Abortion Clinic


Missouri House passes expansion of abortion consent law


Hey Christian Voters: If You’re Concerned About Abortion and the Moral Status of Our Nation, Consider This


Bishop Paprocki to Sen. Durbin: Change Your Heart; Change Your Abortion Votes


This Planned Parenthood Clinic Has Called an Ambulance 68 Times After Hurting Women in Botched Abortions


Sweeping Study Finds Anti-Abortion TRAP Laws Are Pointless and Punitive


Ohio Fights to Close Abortion Clinic That Broke a Law Protecting Women’s Health


Baby Boxes Expansion Added Into Abortion Measure (Indiana)


Planned Parenthood May Open New Abortion Center in the Heart of Amish Country


Catholic bishops cut ties with Texas anti-abortion group


Study: Young Adults Are Having Considerably Less Sex and Abortions are Dropping as a Result


Democrats abandon their last pro-life Congressman, back abortion advocate instead


Christian College Wins Legal Battle, Won’t be Forced to Pay for Abortion Pills


‘Abortion-reversal’ bill passes Senate on party-line vote (Idaho)


Pregnant Mom Given Only 15 Minutes to Decide Whether to Abort Twin Baby Diagnosed With Down Syndrome  (London, England )


Council of Europe Says Killing Unborn Babies in Abortions is a “Human Right” So Malta Must Legalize Abortion


Pregnant Mom Given Only 15 Minutes to Decide Whether to Abort Twin Baby Diagnosed With Down Syndrome  (London, England)


Abortion Clinic Tells Women After Aborting Their Baby: “You’ll Feel Much Better After a Light Meal”  (Ottawa, Canada)




Afghanistan's minefields: Living amongst landmines


Taliban: Doha office remains vital for talks


 An Open Letter to the Taliban





Kidnapping of Christian Girls in Kaduna, Nigeria Leads to Casualties, Area Christians Say


Kenya: Muslims murder three Christians, scream “these infidels should be wiped out”


After Boko Haram Raid, Nigerians Try Again to Bring Girls Back





Delta tried to find a middle ground on gun control — only to discover there wasn't one


Georgia conservatives threaten Delta tax break after airline cuts ties with NRA





As anti-Semitic incidents in US soar, ADL says Trump is part of the problem






Oregon Legislature Passes Bill to Allow Starving Mentally Ill Patients to Death



ASX stretches winning streak to five sessions


The Australian dollar is tumbling


Homeowners terrorised in new string of home invasions


Australian 'bitcoin founder' accused of stealing billions


The US can't get enough of Australia's goats




U.S. trade officials meet auto executives amid latest NAFTA push




TSX, U.S. stocks drop after Fed’s remarks on economy


Budget 2018: Liberals spend billions to close gaps for working women, Indigenous families


Andrew Coyne: The Liberals deliver a federal budget that has nothing to do with budgeting, or the economy


Ottawa hikes tax on cigarettes in federal budget


Federal budget by the numbers: There are 358 references to 'gender,' 456 to 'investing' money


Trudeau stands by official who suggested Indian factions sabotaged trip  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


Federal budget aims to boost the number of women in the work force


John Ivison: In their third federal budget, Trudeau’s Liberals show their cunning


2018 federal budget highlights: 12 things you need to know


Euthanasia Activists Want to Approve Law Allowing Doctors to Euthanize Children


Can the Conservatives take advantage of Trudeau’s ‘Bengal Blunders?’ (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


Health Authority Orders Hospices to Euthanize Patients, This Hospice is Fighting Back





ABC Refuses to Apologize for Joy Behar Saying Mike Pence Has a “Mental Illness” Because He’s a Christian




CNN helps revive the 1212 A.D. Children’s Crusade




China’s Xi to Assume Greater Dictatorial Power  (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)


China Moves to Let Xi Stay in Power by Abolishing Term Limit 


China's Geely surges after building $9 billion Daimler stake




Top US envoy for North Korea to retire after Trump rejects talks without conditions


This is the name Kim Jong Un used on his fake passport (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


Political end to Olympics: North Korea offers talks with US




Bernie Group Rages at Democratic Establishment Following Leaks


As GOP tax cuts take hold, Democrats struggle for line of attack


Background-Checks Bill Runs Into Hurdles in Congress





DACA and the Politicization of the Courts  (Courts are displaying a newfound willingness to grandstand and to ignore clear constitutional authority because the policy at issue differs from their political ideology.)


Appeals court: Homosexuality is a protected class like race and sex


Civil Rights Act Protects Gay Workers, Appeals Court Rules


Volkswagen Settles U.S. Emissions Lawsuit After Nazi Comparisons


In a blow to AT&T, federal judges have rejected 'the loophole that could've swallowed the Internet'


Pennsylvania State Dept. Sued for Hiding Noncitizen Voting Records


Federal Judge Deals Blow to Scientific Agency Under Congressional Fire




Is Deputy Scot Peterson getting a bum rap?


Incompetence Wasn't the Problem in Broward County


Florida deputy denies he was a 'coward' during school shooting


Student shot three times in Florida massacre 'grateful to be here'


Amazing New Breakthrough to Reduce Mass Shootings!


High-ranking U.S. priest arrested for gay sex assault on 17-year-old


Illinois Concealed-Carry Permit Holder Uses AR-15 to Stop Stabbing


APNewsBreak: Woman Tells Police Steve Wynn Raped Her in '70s




5 Things Barack Obama Said in His Weirdly Off-the-Record MIT Speech


Pittsburgh Jewish Federation Leaders Donate Primarily to Democrats





DeVos Warns of Threats to Free Speech On College Campuses (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)




'$5000 will not even buy a decent chair': HUD staffer files complaint over Ben Carson office redecoration (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development  Dr Ben Carson)





DOJ Announces New Task Force to Crack Down on Opioid Manufacturers




Wall Street sinks as Powell's comments fuel rate worries  (Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome H. Powell)


S&P 500 marks worst one-day drop in about 3 weeks as Powell fails to quell rate-hike angst


Stocks Sell-Off to Reach Asia on Hawkish Powell: Markets Wrap


Dow falls nearly 300 points as Powell fails to calm rate-hike concerns


Asian shares rise to three-week high ahead of Powell's testimony


Global Equity Rally Extends in Asia Before Powell: Markets Wrap


Gold ends at two-week low as dollar, bond yields climb on Fed chief’s testimony


Wall Street rises as concerns over interest rates ease


Treasury yields rise as traders view Powell remarks through hawkish lens


Asian shares mostly firmer, dollar loses early edge


Equity Rally Builds From Sydney to Hong Kong: Markets Wrap


Goldman Says Stocks May Plunge 25% If 10-Year Yield Hits 4.5%


Dollar trades at 2-week high after Powell testimony




Enabling Killer Cruz  (Leftist school policies aid the classroom-to-grave pipeline.)


‘Accountability and Opportunity in Higher Education’


Academia's Assault on Reason


Harvard Sanctions Christian Student Group for Adhering to Religious Principles


Parents outraged as teachers union hosts LGBT activist who defends public sex acts


West Virginia teachers to continue strike Tuesday


Why West Virginia Teachers Are On Their First Strike In 28 Years





Egyptian singer gets six-months jail term for insulting the Nile




Three Reasons Trump Chose Brad Parscale to Run His 2020 Campaign




Oil ends lower on bets for growth in U.S. crude supplies


Energy Prices


Our next energy and security crisis?





European stocks slip as Fed’s Powell testifies, but Sky rallies after takeover offer


Sweden: Muslim migrant boy rapes man at gunpoint


Czech court to rule on custody for Kurdish leader wanted by Turkey


Irish Catholics protest LGBT agenda at World Meeting of Families, host separate conference


Irish government paid media to promote plan to bring in one million Muslim migrants 


Aiming to defuse crisis, Polish delegation set for Holocaust law talks in Israel




FedEx under fire for NRA discounts as activists, Florida students press boycott; company says no changing coming




FBI Continues Satanic Dance with some old and some new players


A Foreign Power’s Recruitment Effort Is Not a Basis for a FISA Court Warrant  (Why didn't the FBI call Carter Page in for an interview rather than subject him to FISA surveillance?)





Fed's Powell nods to stronger economy, backs gradual rate hike path (Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome H. Powell)


4 financial-market takeaways from Fed chief Jerome Powell’s debut


Powell Faces Policy ‘Combativeness’ in Riskier Post-Yellen World  


'Neutral rate' in focus as Jay Powell takes Federal Reserve helm




Brexit: Why French citizenship is not the solution for most Brits in France





Doctors Save Unborn Baby Girl After Her Mother Died Days Before Birth


Federal court gives green light for diesel ban in German cities


Education Minister violated constitution by criticizing AfD, top court rules


How a food charity has sparked a furious debate about refugees, poverty and racism


Coldest late February night on Germany’s highest peak in over a century


Germany: The “Anti-Merkel,” vociferous critic of her Muslim migration policies, joins Merkel’s cabinet (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)





As climate change worsens, king penguins will need to move — or they'll die




Now that the individual mandate is gone, 20 States sue to completely eliminate Obamacare once and fo





Bill Cosby's daughter Ensa dies at 44 from renal disease





LGBT lobby pulls out big guns to force ‘Pride Parade’ on small town USA


Gay activists use 10-year-old ‘drag’ kid to promote New York Pride




Democratic Congressional Candidate Smokes Marijuana in Campaign Ad


House Passes Legislation That Aims to Curb Online Sex Trafficking


Pro-Life Actress Stacey Dash Is Running for Congress


The Schiff Memo Harms Democrats More Than It Helps Them (US Representative of California Adam Schiff (D)


The Schiff Memo Undermines Republican Claims of FISA Abuse


Bernie Sanders ‘Very Proud’ of His Son Running for Congress, Leaves Out Endorsement


DCCC Warned Candidates Not to Discuss Gun Policy After Las Vegas Shooting


Hope Hicks answers some House investigators' questions about the Trump transition, but not the administration




Warning of ICE action, Oakland mayor takes Trump resistance to new level




India's biggest bank scam could swell to $2 billion




Spies and Disinformation in the Internet Age




US, Russia trade barbs over Iran


Iran: Women protesting against hijab to be charged with inciting prostitution, jailed for up to ten years





Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Tuesday, February 27, 2018)


US embassy in Israel issues warning over 'Day of Rage'


Fatah, Headed By Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud 'Abbas, Gives Apartment To Family Of Terrorist Who Murdered An Israeli


PA Mufti warns of “disasters of wars,” if US embassy is moved


Concern in Israel that masses of E. Ghouta refugees will stream to its Golan border


Ireland’s Anti-Israel Stance


Netanyahu: Zero tolerance for rockets — ‘they get hit immediately’ (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Russia to Israel: We will defend you if Iran attacks, but also defend Iran’s presence in Syria


The PA: Trump is a racist Zionist


PA official slams world soccer chief for folding under Israeli pressure


Deadly Threat from Iran  (Former IRGC commander threatens to nuke Israel - and why he’s for real.)


Coalition partners spar over ultra-Orthodox draft bill


In Bid To Ease Crisis, Israeli Lawmakers Suspend Church Tax Plan


Shots fired at army position north of Jerusalem


10 members of Tamimi family, teen who was shot in the face, detained overnight


In reported breakthrough, Israeli tech can now unlock any phone


Palestinians Fear Consequences Of U.S. Embassy Move To Jerusalem


Israel aims to eliminate use of coal, gasoline and diesel by 2030


18-year-old Palestinian fisherman killed by Israeli forces while sailing off Gaza coast


Jewish Agency urges Israel to grant asylum to 500 young African migrants


How Israel Weighs Into The U.S. Gun Control Debate


Polish team heading to Israel to discuss controversial Holocaust law


Israel announces 4-day closure of West Bank, Gaza for Jewish holiday


New Supreme Court judge deleted Facebook account in which he disparaged court


Israeli bulldozers level lands in northern Gaza


The weakening of Israeli democracy


Bennett Apologizes to Labor MK for Campaign Ad Comparing him to Hamas


Labor chief: Netanyahu must resign in light of probes


Judge in texting scandal to face disciplinary hearing, not criminal charges


Israeli Jew converts to Islam, plots to join the Islamic State


Israeli efforts to ‘leverage’ Kushner weakness contributed to clearance downgrade


Labor chief: Netanyahu must resign in light of probes





Jordan foils IS plot to attack Israeli businessmen, US embassy




Obama's Shadow Looms Over US Lebanon Policy




The Left Ignores Law Enforcement’s Failures in Parkland


Incompetence Wasn't the Problem in Broward County




The NRA Is Not Your Typical Interest Group




CNN's Zucker: Regulators should focus on Google, Facebook 'monopolies'


Fox News Overtakes Brian Williams’ MSNBC Show in Late-Night Ratings




Mexico slaps billionaire's steel company with fine for stock manipulation




United States may help expand Saudi nuclear capability


Why Saudi Arabia Is Suddenly Shaking Up Its Military


Saudi Cabinet demands end to Syrian regime's violence




3 hospitalized after opening suspicious package at Virginia military base


In Syria, Russia is 'both arsonist and firefighter', US general says




Deep-Space NASA Rocket Engines Perform Most Powerful Ignition Test Yet




NSA Chief: US Response 'Hasn't Changed The Calculus' Of Russian Interference




China says 'highly recognises' Pakistan's efforts against terror financing


China's Flagship Port In Pakistan Shackled By Heavy Security




CPAC Is Transitioning  (Prediction: The American Conservative Union will allow transgender activists as exhibitors at CPAC 2019.)


The Politics of San Francisco's Homelessness Problem




Porn makes men prefer sex with robots over real women: sex doll manufacturer




Southern Baptists threaten to cut ties with D.C. Baptists over ‘married’ lesbian pastors




Tump Blames Russia for Aiding North Korea, Says Moscow Undercuts Efforts to Sanction Kim Jong Un (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


Russian Report: Washington Has Been Interfering In Russia's Presidential Elections Since Putin Came To Power (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Russia Not Ready to Implement Cease-Fire in Syria, Official Says


Russian FM Lavrov Tells Munich Security Conference: Like The Third Reich, The U.S. Tries To Push Russia Out Of Europe


Russian state media just mixed up Syrian war footage with a video-game clip


Columnist Martynov: Russia Plays The Superpower, But With Its Puny GDP It Cannot Afford A War With The West





South Carolina bill calls gay ‘marriage’ a ‘parody’ of real marriage





Illegal Aliens, Identity Theft, and Claire McCaskill   (US Senator of Missouri Claire McCaskill (D) seeks credit for bogus attempts to "solve" the problems she herself created.)


Feinstein loses California Democratic Party's endorsement (US Senator of California Dianne Feinstein (D)


Senators Propose Bill Blocking Those on No-Fly List From Buying Guns




Argentina Coast Guard Fires on Chinese Fishing Boat, Chases It for 8 Hours




US risks dog Korean economy


30 years in jail sought for Park Geun-hye  (Former President Park Geun-hye)


FM Focuses on Former Sex Slaves in UN Speech




Powerful earthquake rattles remote Papua New Guinea




Elon Musk's SpaceX helps the moon get its first mobile phone network





Papa John's will no longer be the official pizza of the NFL


Crime, Corruption, and College Sports





Florida lawmakers call for suspension of Broward sheriff after Parkland massacre as he defends 'amazing leadership'


Thunderstorms rampage through central US, spawning tornado and killing at least 5





U.S. Supreme Court wrestles with Microsoft data privacy fight


As Supreme Court positions harden on union case, likely deciding justice is silent


SCOTUS: DACA Recipients Can Stay for Now


Behind a Key Anti-Labor Case, a Web of Conservative Donors


Supreme Court hears major challenge to government unions, with Gorsuch holding key vote




Fighting persists in Syria despite UN Security Council call for a 30-day truce 'without delay'


How Russia Is Using Syria As A Military ‘Guinea Pig’


NYT: UN Probe Finds North Korea Linked to Syrian Chemical Weapons


Russia-ordered 'pause' in Syria fails to ease suffering


Just another dangerous chapter in the ongoing Syrian tragedy




World News: Taiwan seeks 'new phase' of China ties in reshuffle


Time to Let Taiwan Join the Pacific Partnership




Apple Plans Giant High-End iPhone, Lower-Priced Model


U.S. Wireless Carriers Plan to Launch 5G With ‘Pucks’ Not Phones





Maryland: Muslim wanted to bomb federal buildings in Baltimore, “kill a lot of people”





New NAFTA talks aim to clear pathway to toughest issues





Ohio groups fight back after parents lose custody of daughter for refusing gender ‘transition’


Girl on steroids transitioning to ‘male’ wins second straight girls’ wrestling tournament





Turkey's President Told A Crying Little Girl In Military Uniform That She'd Be Honored If Martyred


Erdogan wishes martyrdom on young girl, “Allah willing” (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)






FTSE 100 ends slightly lower after hawkish Powell comments


UK: Muslim migrant rapes pregnant woman in her own bed, lawyer says he has a “traumatic past”


UK’s counterterror top dog: “Islamist” and “far right” “extremists” should have their children taken away





Iranian minister accused of human rights abuse addresses UN rights body




Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Jared Kushner’s overseas contacts raise concerns, his security clearance gets downgraded: official


Abortion Activist Barbra Streisand Blames Trump for Parkland Shooting: He “Brings Out the Violence in People”


Obama Now Data Mining President Trump’s Voter Base


Trump Says He Would Have Rushed in Unarmed to Stop School Shooting


Trump wants drug dealers to face death penalty



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