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Wednesday, February 28, 2018






In Today’s Issue: 




Vice President Mike Pence: “I Truly Believe” Abortion Will be Abolished “in Our Time”


V.P. Mike Pence: Legal Abortion Will End in America


Abortion Activists Put Up Giant, Glowing Uterus Sign in Downtown Hollywood


Women Assemble To Give Their Taxpayer Dollars Away For Illegals To Have Abortions


Racist Margaret Sanger Founded Planned Parenthood, 50 Years Later More Black Babies Aborted Than Born Alive


Mississippi moves closer to banning abortions after 15 weeks


Abortion Activists Rally for Taxpayer-Funded Abortions for Illegal Immigrants


Georgetown honors pro-abortion Senator whose bishop just barred him from Communion


Mom Starring in New Film Tells Why She Ran Out of Abortion Clinic


Taxpayer-funded university pays for abortionist to lecture on the ‘Christian’ case for abortion


Abortion Activist Jennifer Lawrence Used to Think Actresses Shouldn’t Talk Politics


Mississippi State Senate Committee Passes Pro-Life Bill Banning Abortions After 15 Weeks


Indiana House Passes Historic Bill Permitting Murder Charges for Killing Unborn Baby


Ohio House Committee Passes Bill to Stop Abortion Clinics From Throwing Aborted Babies in Trash or Sewer


Abortion Advocate Claims Pro-Life People are “Anti-Science” Who “Prey on Vulnerable Women”


Christian, Pro-Life Groups Ask Court to Protect Them From Being Forced to Pay for Abortion Drugs


Indiana House Passes Bill Making It Harder to Open New Abortion Clinics


Illinois Becomes an Abortion Sanctuary as More Women Travel There to Kill Their Babies


Asking better questions about abortion


Pro-choice doctor who uses Bible to defend abortion sparks protests at Mississippi State


"You're Not Alone": Why Women Are Speaking Out About Their Abortions


Planned Parenthood Employee: I Support Abortion “Because I’m Black.” But 1,800 Black Babies Aborted Daily


Freed Salvadoran Woman Vows to Fight for Others Jailed for Abortion Crimes


Woman Aborts Two Babies Just Because They Had Cystic Fibrosis (United Kingdom)





Alleged school shooter’s mom paid $50K to adopt him from ‘drug addict’




What '12 Strong' Tells Us about Afghanistan


Taliban offer: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani seeks talks 




South Sudan Rebels: Government Forces Killed Rebel Base Commander


South Africa Explores Constitutional Change to Allow Land Seizures




Hypocrisy takes flight in Georgia


United passenger records heated exchange with ‘rude’ airline staff over carry-on bag





Jewish Americans Deserve Better Than The ADL




ASX falls 0.4pc in February as interest rate worries weigh


Will the Australian dollar get crushed as US interest rates storm higher?


Two die in listeria outbreak linked to rockmelon supplier


'Cheap gas is gone' - stark warnings over gas shortage


Australian unis hit the panic button as government pulls foreign student pin 



Trump puts California on notice over border wall





TSX nose dives as energy sector falls; Canadian dollar down


Pharmacare won't be free for all Canadians, Bill Morneau says


Sask. cottagers face up to 700% rent increase, could be evicted by First Nation


Ottawa promises crackdown on loopholes that let big banks avoid billions in taxes


Tim Harper: On the India fiasco, Trudeau is looking for blame in all the wrong places (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


Found at last: Florida repatriates recovered parachute of Canadian fighter pilot 'lost at sea' in 1958


Commercial property deals in Canada set record at $43 billion


Ouellet vows to stay on as Bloc Quebecois leader after seven MPs quit


Canada may have just squandered its best shot at balancing the budget





Parts of Puerto Rico won't have power before May





'Are you awake?': The final text missing CDC doctor, 35, sent to his mother before he vanished over two weeks ago - as police reveal he was sad about being passed for a promotion





Father of Florida school shooting survivor admits altering CNN email




Xi Sets China on a Collision Course With History (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)


China Violated Obama-Xi Agreement to Halt Cyber Theft


As Xi Tightens Grip on China, U.S. Sees Conflict Looming






N Korean economy hit hard by international sanctions


US talks possible when NK shows will to denuclearize: envoy





It’s up to Congress to save the Internet




Ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort due in court for first time since his deputy's guilty plea


3 Muslim women forced to remove hijabs for mugshots get $180G payout


Accused MS-13 members laugh in court near victim’s family


Judges unleash ‘political weapon’ against Trump


Court rules Trump can build border wall


Tarps over Charlottesville's Confederate statues must come down, judge rules


Nevada high court ends media ban on Vegas shooting autopsies


Trial begins in deadly Tennessee bus crash


Republican AGs to Trump: ‘Let us win’ Obamacare lawsuit


Judge gets testy in state fight with home bakers




Georgia Teacher in Custody After Report of Shots At School


After Birth Her Mother Left Her in a Dumpster to Die, But He Walked By and Her Heard Cry


Deputy Who Failed to Engage Parkland Shooter Could Get $52,000 Pension for Life


Uber driver reveals what suspect told her before Fla. school massacre


Parkland Shooting: Questions the Left Can't Answer


Sheriff Israel: Parkland's Barney Fife


How Did the Parkland Shooter Slip Through the Cracks?


Another School Shooting, Another Flawed Response


Stop hiding the surveillance video of the Parkland shooting


Florida shooting suspect had swastikas on ammunition magazines


Florida school shooting is the result of law enforcement failing us


Drug dealer, 22, is accused of deliberately killing University of South Carolina sorority girl, 19, who overdosed on Oxycodone


Ax-wielding woman threatens to kill at school playground: cops


Texas girl, 17, stabs newborn to death minutes after giving birth, police say


Video: Officer questions black pedestrian


Parents beat girl regularly, tried to cover up death: cops


Son punches dad unconscious when told to stop texting





Alabama's aborted execution was 'botched and bloody,' lawyer says





Barack Obama to Skip Billy Graham Funeral


Dems flip two GOP-held seats in special elections


California Democrats are having an identity crisis


Obama’s Secret M.I.T. Talk




Four Commerce Dept. officials lose jobs over background check issues: report 





DHS: 'No intelligence' Russia compromised seven states ahead of 2016 election




Amid Planned Cuts, $31,000 Spent on Dining Set for Carson  (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development  Dr Ben Carson)





Sessions defends himself amid Trump’s new Twitter attack (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


DOJ Inspector General: Probes of FBI sexual misconduct thwarted under Comey, Lynch


Mueller team asks about Trump's Russian business dealings as he weighed a run for president (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


Sessions says DOJ will investigate alleged FISA abuses  


DOJ to support lawsuits against companies selling opioids


Carl Bernstein: Mueller focused on Kushner 'like a laser'





Wall Street slides late; S&P 500 caps worst month since January 2016


Stocks Sink Into Worst Monthly Decline Since 2016


U.S. stocks finish lower; Dow, S&P 500 log worst monthly drop in two years


US GDP Growth Revised Down to 2.5% Pace in Fourth Quarter


Surge in imports helps curb U.S. fourth-quarter economic growth


Bitcoin hits a wall above $11,000, downward trend remains intact


Asian shares lurch lower as weak China PMI adds to Fed rate worries


Stocks Sell Off on Powell, Poor Data; Yen Climbs: Markets Wrap


Here’s why stock market investors need to get used to rising volatility


These Dow stocks were clobbered in February — but there were winners too


Bitcoin hits a wall above $11,000, downward trend remains intact


Stock market is driven by rational irrational exuberance


Dollar rallies to best month in a year after Fed-driven gains


History shows March often a strong month for the stock market


Gold suffers first monthly loss since October


February may set a record for U.S. stock outflows amid volatility resurgence




Memo to West Virginia Teachers Striking: Union Policies to Blame for Lower Pay for Good Teachers


HBCUs and the Trump Administration


New School Policing Info Marks Broward County’s Scott Israel An Ayn Rand Villain


A Conservative Underground Surfaces at a Christian University


Parkland Kids: The Return of the Grieving Activist


Massive police presence at Stoneman Douglas High School as students return to class


Florida students' emotional return after tragedy starts with moment of silence


New School Policy: Even Talk About Guns Will Result in a District Attorney Investigation


‘School marshal’ program allowing armed teachers one step closer to reality (Florida)


Schools safer today than in 1990s, study on shootings says


West Virginia teacher strike is over thanks to this sixth-grader, governor says


Teacher says she got fired because son's cancer cost $1M


Students prepare to return to Stoneman Douglas HS for first time since shooting


Secret probe points to widespread enrollment fraud at acclaimed high school


Dennis Prager: Why Does The Left Oppose Arming Teachers?




Egyptian army in Sinai Peninsula doubles in a year, with Israel’s blessing


Egypt’s chief prosecutor wants close monitoring of the media





Russian hackers 'compromised voting systems of SEVEN states before the 2016 elections', say US spies




Can Brad Parscale deliver Trump a second term?





Energy Prices


Oil prices end streak of monthly gains, with U.S. benchmark down 4.8% in February


Making Electricity Markets Competitive Again


Stephen Moore: How Environmentalists Keep Heating Bills High





Rare blue ice stacks 'as high as a three-story building' form along Michigan's Great Lakes





Can Europe Be Saved?


Amb. Kurt Volker: How to Achieve Peace in Ukraine





European stocks finish lower as Fed chief hints of more rate hikes


Neo-Nazi group targets Australian lawmaker with anti-Semitic poster




Why Did The FBI Let A Congressional Hacking Suspect Leave The Country?



Comey pokes fun at president: 'Lordy, this time there will be a tape' (Former FBI Director James Comey)






Conservative government and net neutrality





Fed Chairman Powell Forecasts Interest Rate Increases to House Committee


New Fed Chairman, New Problems




Amid bad flu season, FDA working on next year's vaccine




Paris woman’s brutal murder declared anti-Semitic act


Update: Swathes of France on alert for snow and ice as Siberian chill bites





“You have to call it by name”: Merkel publicly admits “no-go areas” in Germany (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)


Freezing temperatures pose constant danger to Germany's homeless


Germany: Anti-immigration AfD and anti-Islamisation PEGIDA win in court over claim they promote “radicalization”


Security crisis: hackers invade German government's data network


Ban on Cars Might Be Coming to Car Capital of Germany


Unemployment in Germany stays steady at historic low


How a soldier’s death in Afghanistan ended up in a German court, 4 years later


German village votes to keep church bell with Nazi exhortation


Cardinal Müller criticizes German bishops’ plan opening Communion to Protestant spouses





Google Deleted Only 43 Percent Of 2.4 Million 'Right To Be Forgotten' Requests





Florida Republican Pushing Assault Weapons Ban for 'Tactical' Reasons


The Missouri governor’s sex scandal is a cautionary tale





Republican AGs: Obamcare Now Unconstitutional


Federal research ban keeps mental health role in mass shootings a mystery





Tourist may have exposed New Yorkers to measles






‘Black Panther’ Film Points Us All Toward Common Ground


Oprah Talks to God, But It's Okay Because She's Not Mike Pence


Candace Owens Video: Black Panther - A Pro-Trump Movie





LGBT advocates threaten to kill pastor over Bible workshop for sexually confused girls




Nancy Pelosi is the most 'right-wing' candidate up for her seat, column claims (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)


Yikes: Arizona Dems Unanimous in Disapproval of Pelosi as House Leader


GOP dodges bullet in Ariz. race to replace Franks


Source: Hope Hicks acknowledged she has had to tell white lies


GOP lawmaker wants to pause some gun sales


Hope Hicks' limited testimony divides House Intelligence Committee


 Super PAC launches $250k ad buy to boost Dem in heated Pa. race


Are We At A 'Turning Point' On Gun Control? Don't Believe The Hype


'How many Jews were in the ovens because they were unarmed?' Alaska congressman sparks outrage by suggesting Holocaust victims may have survived if they had guns 


In Russia probe, Hope Hicks refuses to answer questions about Trump administration


Steve Montenegro can't shake texting scandal, loses GOP primary for Arizona US House seat





ICE rounds up 150 in Bay Area after Democratic mayor’s heads-up warning





India replaces China as world's fastest growing economy, GDP growth at 7.2% in Q3





In dark corners of Web, a conspiracy brewed minutes after Parkland shooting






Broward County Sheriffs Trained Area Mosque Attendees How To Protect Themselves


OIC chief: “There can be no justification for any violent action and killing under the pretext of Islam”





Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Wednesday, February 28, 2018)


Youth who sought Martyrdom and Virgins was "murdered," claims the PA


Sara Netanyahu to be questioned Friday at same time as PM — report (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Gazan girl in need of transplant travels without parents after Israel denies permits


IDF opens probe as group alleges troops abused shot Palestinian attacker  (Israel Defense Forces)


New Company ‘Taiseer’ Allows Palestinians To Overcome Israeli Restrictions, Access Global Market


Israeli, US scientists detect signs of dark matter in glimpse of earliest stars


BDS Coordinator Mahmoud Nawajaa In Interview On Palestinian Authority TV: A Nobel Prize For The BDS Movement Would Offset Its Reputation For Being Awarded To War Criminals


‘Nobody knows what peace plan is,’ White House says after report on framework


Church of the Holy Sepulchre reopens after 3-day protest of Israeli policies


Amid shifting landscape, IDF unveils sweeping plan to revamp Ground Forces


Watch US Ambassador David Friedman & Wife Tammy’s Musical Purim Holiday Greetings


UN Palestinian aid agency plans fundraiser in response to US cuts


Palestinian youth shot, critically injured during Israeli raid on refugee camp


The Trump Plan – a Regional Disaster


UAWC demands Israel release body of slain Palestinian fisherman


Hezbollah video claims to show bomb that killed Israeli general in 1999


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


Comparing America to Israel on gun laws is dishonest – and revealing


Report: U.S. peace plan divides Jerusalem, keeps Israeli settlement blocs


Jerusalem embassy will bring war, warns grand mufti





How China Plans to Leverage Its Relationship with Japan





Saudis summon Lebanese PM moments before Beirut falls into Iranian orbit


Lebanese PM Hariri Visits Saudi Arabia For First Time Since Resignation Saga


In The Shadow Of U.S. Demands For Disarming Hizbullah And For Compromise In Lebanon-Israel Border Conflicts, U.S. Secretary Of State Tillerson Is Insulted In Lebanon Visit And Meetings Yield No Results




CNN Anchor: Politicians ‘Lack Courage to Stand Up to NRA’


'Do you believe In nationhood': Ingraham presses Jorge Ramos on illegal immigration, Trump's 'racism'


New York Times reporters 'pissed off' by paper's anti-tax bill 'advocacy'




The crown prince of Saudi Arabia is giving his country shock therapy





Military Enlists First Transgender Recruit While White House Ponders Policy


Should the Navy Fear China's 'Streetfighter' Ships?


U.S. ‘uneasy’: China issues taunt as Vinson carrier group heads for South China Sea


US incentivizes an arms race in space warns analyst


U.S. General Says Russia Has Failed to Deliver in Syria


Hazmat situation at Virginia's Joint Base Meyer-Henderson Hall sends several to the hospital


Marines treated in hazmat incident at Ft. Myer


Civilian employee critically injured aboard Navy ship in Norfolk


Navy SEAL who killed bin Laden kicked off American Airlines flight for drunkenness


Seabee battalion's command master chief relieved of duties; NCIS investigating


Article 32 hearings delayed for commanders in 'avoidable' collisions


Taxpayers paying for more VA corruption




Space station fliers wrap up 168-day mission




Cyber chief says Trump has given him no new authority to combat Russian interference




‘Tortured’ Pakistani must be freed from Guantanamo – UN body


USNSC officials visits Pakistan




Changing Stances on Guns and Immigration Reflect a Cultural-Political Shift




Buyer pulls out of $1.8M home sale after finding out about its porn past




Manafort Could Face Almost 20 Years in Prison on D.C. Charges




The Russia Collusion Suspect Nobody’s Talking About: CrowdStrike’s Dmitri Alperovitch


Russian engineers finish work on laser capable of shooting down enemy satellites 


Call girl 'mistress' of Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska claims she will reveal the country's connections to the Trump election campaign if America rescues her from Thailand after she was arrested there


U.S. Is Preparing Europe to Use Nuclear Weapons Against Russia — Lavrov   (Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov)


Putin: Shelling from E. Ghouta which hit Russian embassy in Syria ‘won’t be tolerated forever’   (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


 Exxon pulling out of joint oil projects with Rosneft due to anti-Russia sanctions





Pennsylvania worshippers bring their AR-15s to church, prompting school to cancel classes


Dick's, Major Gun Retailer, Will Stop Selling Assault-Style Rifles


Todd Starnes: NY lawmakers say NRA members are not welcome in Brooklyn


Cutting N.R.A. Ties Pits Companies Against the G.O.P.


Toward less gun control, not more


Are We At A 'Turning Point' On Gun Control? Don't Believe The Hype


Big and Small, N.R.A. Boycott Efforts Combine


Parkland Massacre Thrusts Guns into Midterm Spotlight





Ultra-conservative to enter Miss. Senate race


Cruz leads charge to pull Trump away from ethanol and Renewable Fuel Standard  (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)


Schumer faces big test on gun debate  (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)


Science can resolve Liz Warren’s Indian mystery (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)





South Korea protests over Chinese military aircraft intrusion


Elderly, Singles Suffer Worst Air Pollution in Their Homes


GM Korea to slash executive numbers, talks with union make little progress


Moon's adviser calls for US-North Korea diplomatic ties  (President Moon Jae-in)


GM Korea to fire half its foreign executives


US trade pressure triggers discord in Seoul


A question of interest at the heart of debate over GM Korea rescue


Korea's job market going through major changes


Wage talks at GM Korea end without progress





Revealed: Here's Who Is Helping YouTube Censor Speech





Pizza Hut tapped as new NFL sponsor after Papa John's fallout


Skin Color and Sports: It's Not 1947 Anymore


NHL Scoreboard


NBA Scoreboard






Virginia shoots down bills stemming from Charlottesville rally


New York is begging for a black-market cigar industry


Stop dodging tough gun votes (New York) 




1946 U.S. document reveals Poles treated Jews as badly as Germans did


State Department Strengthens Offensive Against Propaganda and Disinformation





Labor Watchdogs Optimistic After Forced Dues High Court Hearing


SCOTUS Turns Down a Major Second Amendment Case


Supreme Court rules that detained immigrants don't get automatic bond hearings




Kurdish Women Are Shining


New satellite photos show Iran establishing another base in Syria





China extends ‘unprecedented’ benefits to Taiwanese


EPA to encourage public transport use with 'green points'




Trump Tax Cut: Don't Spend It, Save It




Study finds 1 in 4 teens are sexting, and that’s mostly normal, experts say




ABC orders talk show from actor despite controversial past, MSNBC disaster




Mnuchin Says Trump ‘Willing’ to Negotiate U.S. Return to TPP  (Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin)





Turkey’s Erdogan wants to make adultery a crime


Portrait of a Turkish Novelist as Prisoner


Turkey is now going to be using unmanned remote controlled tanks


Syria war: Turkey 'indiscriminately shelling civilians in Afrin'


‘Support for terrorism’: Turkey condemns release of Syrian Kurdish leader


The United States government is training Turkey on how to use nuclear weapons against Russia





FTSE 100 ends lower, hampered by prospect of faster Fed rate hikes


Speakers Cornered (The anti-free-speech mob comes to Britain.)


Theresa May rejects EU's draft option for Northern Ireland (British Prime Minister Theresa May)


UK: Muslim on benefits showed his son violent Islamic State beheading clips, told Muslims to “come to jihad”


Government now looking to hire pagan priests


5-year-old dies after doctor turns her away for being late




Qatar must end support for terror if it wants boycott lifted, UN council told




Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Kushner and Russia bombshells rock the White House


 Trump Plans to Ban Bump Stocks by Administrative Fiat


Hope Hicks Will Resign as White House Communications Director


White House expects 'frank exchange' on trade with Chinese official: source


Most Americans say Donald Trump is racist, new poll says


Trump Considers Raising Age for Buying AR-15, Touts Tougher Background Checks


Betrayal: Trump Says Government Should 'Take The Guns First, Go Through Due Process Second'


Christians aren’t hypocritical for supporting Trump. Here’s why


Legal defense fund for Trump administration and campaign staff is now active


CNN's Begala: Why is Trump 'such a wuss' on Russia?


White House: Kushner will stay despite losing top-secret clearance


Ivanka Trump is reportedly dividing the White House


Get killed or get arrested: What's going on outside White House?


Security clearances downgraded for Kushner and other White House officials


Kushner’s Security Level Downgraded, Official Says


Trump does $3.9 BILLION deal for two new Boeing Air Force One 747s and claims he saved $1.4bn by threatening to cancel it (but analysts say there's no evidence of a discount)


Foreign officials sought leverage over Kushner via his business dealings and debts, U.S. officials say


'There's a difference between defending the faith and living the faith': Franklin Graham explains why Trump's three marriages and alleged affairs with a porn star and a Playboy model won't prevent his support


Trump isn’t hiring enough friends and family


White House severs ties with unpaid adviser to Melania Trump


Heritage Foundation: 64% of Trump's agenda already done, faster than Reagan


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