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Saturday, September 1, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 242 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM

  

In Today’s Issue:  

 

ABORTION

 

23-year-old brags about having three abortions, but accidentally admits it killed her babies

 

New Poll: Millennial Women Are Skeptical of Feminism and Abortion

 

Satanic Temple's Missouri abortion law challenge dismissed

 

California legislature passes bill requiring public colleges to offer abortion pills

 

Abortion debate about human life, not rhetoric

 

Brett Kavanaugh's Record On Abortion  (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Controversial 'abortion is self-care' billboard asks Dallas to trust black women

 

The abortion debate doesn't change, but the science of abortion does

 

'Abortion is self-care': Dallas billboard triggers outrage

 

South Korea Labels Abortion an 'Immoral Medical Action'

 

Abortion procedure legal in US draws ire in England

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Are Russia and China sabotaging American policy in Afghanistan?

 

 

AFRICA

 

China's Xi Looks to Africa to Counter Criticism of Aid Efforts  (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)

 

 

AUSTRALIA

 

'Winning the lottery': Australian ministers waved through dozens of visitor visas

 

Australia will honour Paris climate agreement, Simon Birmingham says

 

Australian parliament 'toxic' for women, says Labor's Clare O'Neil

 

CANADA

 

Trump Tells Canada It Has 90 Days to Accept Nafta Terms

 

President Trump Slams Canada's`Decades of Abuse' After NAFTA Talks Stall

 

The drama surrounding Trump’s off-the-record comments about Canada and NAFTA, explained

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China's Most Dangerous Geopolitical Weapon

 

CONGRESS

 

Congress gives McCain the highest honor  (The late US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

COURTS

 

Conservatives don’t trust D.C. residents with Paul Manafort

 

Oregon man accuses company of firing him for not joining Bible study

 

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Cleveland nightclub shooting leaves 1 dead, 7 injured

 

America doesn't actually lead the world in mass shootings

 

Former ‘ER’ actress Vanessa Marquez fatally shot by police doing wellness check

 

Chicago Police deploys an extra 1,400 officers for Labor Day weekend

 

CYBERSECURITY

 

Hackers increasingly target reputations through reviews sites, experts say

 

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Cuomo’s latest contemptible pander(Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo)

 

Corruption probe looms over Democrat’s historic campaign for Florida governor

 

Cuomo's doing nothing about the burdens that drive people to flee New York

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

DeVos won’t say whether state grant money can be used to buy guns for schools  (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)

 

Betsy DeVos sides with predatory for-profit colleges over America's students

 

Facts destroy feds' school-shooting report

 

Betsy DeVos is getting savaged for closing campus kangaroo courts

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

2nd  case against Christian baker prompts appeal to DOJ

 

'Stunning': Ohr fed dossier info to top Mueller deputy  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Weissman Fake Dossier Knowledge Should Shut Mueller Down

 

Ex-adviser to Trump says he told Mueller that candidate liked idea of Putin meeting

 

ECONOMY

 

The economy may be booming, but nearly half of Americans can't make ends meet

 

EDUCATION

 

State votes to bar schools from starting before 8:30 to help students get more sleep

 

Calling out Harvard's righteous racism

 

Drinking water shut off in Detroit public schools

 

ELECTION 2018

 

We Must Fight Back

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

American tourists stabbed in Amsterdam were targeted: officials

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

FBI tells campaigns: Up your 'cyber hygiene'

 

George Papadopoulos asks for probation for lying to FBI

 

FRANCE

 

France becomes first country in Europe to ban all five pesticides killing bees

 

 

GERMANY

 

Opinion: Angela Merkel in Africa — A transparent tour  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

In Germany, A Murder Sparks Anti-Immigrant Demonstrations

 

Eight people injured after Germany oil refinery explosion

 

In one city, two faces of Germany confront each other over migration

 

GOOGLE

 

Google's weaponized AI hypocrisy problem

 

GOP

 

Pennsylvania GOP official who called kneeling NFL players ‘baboons’ resigns

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Pelosi condemns due process for students accused of rape  (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Thousands of Vietnamese, including children of US troops, could be deported under new policy 

 

INDIA

 

India's Cash Ban Failed Even to Create a Bank Savings Culture

 

For India, it's the rainiest August in five years

 

6 states have more doctors than WHO's 1:1000 guideline

 

India costlier for heart operations than richer nations

 

INTERNET 

 

The Value of Online Privacy and How You Can Defend Yours

 California lawmakers pass stiffest net neutrality law in US

 

IRAQ

 

GI-killing Iranian pawn is a growing power in Iraq

 

ISRAEL

 

Visiting hardliner Duterte to honor past saving Jews while gunning for new arms  (President Rodrigo Duterte)

 

Jordan: Stopping funding for UNRWA fuels radicalism

 

After defunding UNRWA, US said pushing to see agency shut down

 

European Union Champions UNRWA, Claims ‘Largest Contributor’ to Budget

 

Kerry reveals his lost faith in PM, how Trump choice of envoy influenced UN vote(Former US Secretary of State John Kerry(D)/(Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

The Zionist Quran

 

Thousands in Tel Aviv rally against gas platform near coast

 

Twenty five years since Oslo - faded hopes

 

LOBBYISTS

 

Lobbyist Says He Helped Pro-Russia Oligarch Buy Access to Trump Inauguration

 

MEDIA 

 

Is CNN proving President Trump's point?

 

New York Daily News honors John McCain, Aretha Franklin: ‘The heart & soul of America’  (The late US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

MEDICAL MARIJUANA

 

The pluses and minuses of allowing medical marijuana at school

 

MILITARY

 

The F-35 Stealth Fighter vs Russia's S-300 Anti-Aircraft System More

 

Pentagon canceling $300M in aid to Pakistan, citing record on militants: report

 

Last living member of Marine aviation legend Joe Foss’ ‘Flying Circus’ recalls Guadalcanal

 

Family receives a second Japanese flag taken off soldier's body during WWII

 

Marine's second Vietnam tour helped his brother, Arthur Ashe, win US Open 50 years ago

 

PAKISTAN

 

Imran Khan assassination threat: Taliban 'plot to ASSASSINATE' new Pakistan prime minister(Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan)

 

US slaps sanctions on two Pakistan firms for nuke, missile-related activities

 

Pakistan closes consulate in Jalalabad over 'interference'

 

POLLS

 

Pollster: Income inequality could help explain volatility in America's political climate

 

 

PRODUCT RECALL

 

Publix recalls beef that may carry E. coli

 

RUSSIA

 

A tiny Russian village of Chabad fame dreams of becoming Jewish pilgrimage site

 

US General: Russia Trying to 'Undercut' Progress in Afghanistan

 

Russian plane crash leaves 18 injured; first responder dies at scene

 

Russia's Navy Just Merged a Boat and a Plane That Can Fire Missiles

 

Russia to continue contributing to settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict – Putin   (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Azerbaijan purchases military products worth $5 bln from Russia

 

Man jailed for plotting to kill Russian reporter Arkady Babchenko

 

 

SCIENCE

 

  Bees get hooked on some pesticides the way smokers get hooked on nicotine: Study 

 

SENATE

 

Schumer fumes as the White House withholds thousands of Kavanaugh docs  (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)

 

Flake tweets photo of Obama, Bush, Clinton at McCain’s funeral: 'Decency wins'  (US Senator of Arizona Jeff Flake (R) 

 

Parkland student rips Rubio for complaint about Neil Armstrong movie: Where was this energy after school shooting?  (US Senator of Florida Marco Rubio (R)

 

GOP Senate candidate Corey Stewart hammers Trump's freeze on federal worker pay

 

 Republicans warn Dems not to discuss confidential material at Kavanaugh hearing(Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Rest in peace, Lindsey Graham  (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)

 

Republicans warn Dems not to discuss confidential material at Kavanaugh hearing

 

Three men unfit to eulogize John McCain (The late US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

Trump officials withhold 100K pages of Kavanaugh's records

 

Why so many people are coming to see Beto O’Rourke: A revolt against Trump and a demand for compassion (Democrat candidate for US Senator of Texas Beto O’Rourke)

 

Why America’s farewells to John McCain are so fond

 

What does Kavanaugh’s paper trail say? Let’s ask the experts.

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

America Needs Better Cooperation with South Korea

 

SPORTS

 

UCLA fans and rest of football world ready for a first real glimpse of Chip Kelly's Bruins

 

College football is crazy, and we’re crazy for college football

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

 

STATES

 

Trucking company invovled in deadly collision has history of crashes

 

AG sues over duck boat accident(Missouri)

 

In the state's worst fire season, lawmakers pass new efforts at prevention and assessing who's responsible  (California)

 

California's deadliest fire is 100% contained; focus shifts to larger blaze in Mendocino County

 

Plaintiffs in N.C. gerrymandering case say new maps are not an option for November

 

Ocean ‘heat wave’ lifts temperatures off Maine to near-record highs

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Supremes give thumbs down on Catholic foster program

 

SYRIA

 

Massive missile attack reported at Damascus military air base

 

Series of explosions reported at Syrian military airport

 

TAIWAN

 

Should Taiwan be worried if it loses all its allies?

 

EU condemns Taiwan after man’s execution for double murder

 

TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION (TSA)

 

TSA and border agents are testing new facial recognition technology at LAX

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey currency in crisis over jailed American pastor

 

Turkey takes aim at rating agency 'racketeers and impostors'

 

Turkey hikes gas and electricity prices as lira crisis deepens

 

3 arrested for firing bullets at US Embassy in Turkey

 

Moscow faces challenges brokering battle talks with Turkey in Syria

 

VATICAN

 

Former Vatican official says Pope knew about meeting with Kim Davis

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Meghan McCain, Obama knock Trump at funeral for Arizona senator  (The late US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

Trump trip to Ireland sparks plans for protests

 

Trump blasts trade talks with Canada: We shouldn't have to buy our friends

 

Trump stripping Mexican Americans of their passports on flimsy evidence is unconscionable, even for him

 

Trump criticizes ABC/WaPo poll that found support for impeachment

 

Trump officials withhold 100K pages of Kavanaugh's records

 

Trump hails unions, touts trade moves in Labor Day message

 

Poll by sinking poll, Trump inches toward impeachment

 

For Trump acolyte Corey Stewart, the president has finally crossed a line

 

Al Sharpton takes shot at Trump at Aretha Franklin’s funeral 

 

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