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Thursday, March 1, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

 

ABORTION

 

Abortion Clinics Have Lost 3 Million Customers to This Pro-Life Helpline

 

Trump official says undocumented minors don't have constitutional right to abortions

 

Abortion Clinics Grind Up Remains of Aborted Babies and Flush Them in the Sewer

 

Appeals court won't reconsider Tennessee abortion measure decision

 

New Interview Has Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards Cooking “Red Sauce” and Celebrating Abortion

 

Indiana House Passes Abortion Information Bill

 

Florida House Passes Bill to Ban Dismemberment Abortions Tearing Off Babies’ Limbs

 

Ohio asks court not to revisit abortion clinic ruling

 

Feminists are Angry That Abortion is Not Considered a Human Right

 

Trump's abortion policy sheds light on ad hoc decision-making

 

Trump Official Says Illegal Immigrants “Have No Constitutional Right to Abortion”

 

Abortion Clinic Botches Another Abortion, Employs Doc Who Tried to Force His Girlfriend to Abort Her Baby

 

Minnesota Bill Would Allow Mothers to See Ultrasound of Their Baby Before Abortion

 

South Dakota lawmakers just passed an unprecedented abortion restriction

 

Shock: Planned Parenthood Wants Pro-Life Democrat Defeated But Nancy Pelosi Endorses Him

 

The Return of Back-Alley Abortions? Mike Pence Predicts End of Legal Abortion ‘in Our Time’ (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

Iowa Senate Passes Bill to Ban All Abortions After an Unborn Baby’s Heartbeat Begins

 

This Bill Would Allow College Students To Get a Medication Abortion Without Leaving Campus

 

Bahamas: Crowd Gasps When They learn Hundreds of Babies Die in Abortions Every Year

 

Irish activists campaign for abortion with sacrilegious ceremony mocking Virgin Mary

 

Judge Says It’s OK Students for Life Group Was Discriminated Against Against Because It Got More Attention  (Canada)

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

How US drone strike, political betrayal drove aging Afghan militant closer to Daesh

 

 

AFRICA

 

Nigerian man sold into slavery in Libya while seeking better life

 

Nigeria: Muslims murder Christian woman’s baby, rape and impregnate her for refusing to convert to Islam

 

Why South Africa's govt plans to strip land from white farmers

 

Nigeria reports record high Lassa fever cases with 317

 

 

AIRLINES

 

Georgia lawmakers yank tax break for Delta after airline cuts ties with NRA

 

Democrats woo Delta after Georgia Republicans threaten retribution over NRA benefits

 

 

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Declassified US Intelligence Document Exposes Poland’s Anti-Semitism – Before, During & Post-WWII

 

ASIA

 

Killing Junkies Doesn't Work in Asia Either

 

Asia ahead of US in passing laws against social media abuse

 

 

ASSISTED SUICIDE

 

Hawaii House Committees Passes Bill Legalizing Assisted Suicide

 
AUSTRALIA

 

ASX starts March lower on resources stocks

 

The Australian dollar is under pressure as trade war fears flare again

 

Media Reports Australians "Handed In" 57,000 Guns Last Year; 37,000 of Them Essentially Handed Right Back

 

Pair get life in prison for ‘thrill kill’ of autistic teen

 

Worried about burglaries? Your address plays a big part in whether you'll be a target

 

Australia should import LNG if it wants cheaper gas: global expert

 

 

CANADA

 

TSX, U.S. stocks fall after Trump announces plans for steel tariffs; Canadian dollar down

 

Justin Trudeau releases ‘feminist’ budget that’s long on ideology, short on economics (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Andrea Mrozek: A truly pro-woman budget wouldn't try to tell me how to live my life

 

Tumbling Toronto home sales signal a return to normal market, say analysts

 

Apple appears before parliamentary committee to explain battery scandal

 

Halton Catholic school board bans donations to charities not in line with church’s values

 

Burning cellphone injures passenger's hand, delays Toronto-to-Vancouver fight

 

'Our reputation is degrading every week': Agriculture industry warns rail backlog situation is dire

 

Nova Scotia introduces bill to dissolve school boards as part of sweeping education reforms

 

Conservatives drop India motion after uproar from Canadian Sikh community

 

Toronto: Muslim teacher arrested for sex assault on 10-year-old boy

 

Most affluent schools in Ontario say they raise twice as much as the poorest

 

CAPITOL HILL

 

'A grateful nation' mourns: Billy Graham honored at U.S. Capitol

 

CARIBBEAN

 

Trump-bashing mayor’s act wears thin in storm-ravaged Puerto Rican hometown

 

 

CENSUS BUREAU

 

Liberals Voice Opposition to Trump Admin Attempts to Include Citizenship Questions in Census

 

 

CENTRAL AMERICA

 

Violent clashes erupt at Trump Hotel in Panama amid management dispute

 

 

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA)

 

Hulu is portraying intelligence agencies in a very un-Hollywood way. Will the CIA stand for it?

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Fox commentator: Parkland survivors need belief in Jesus Christ (AVIPP COMMENTARY: One needs to believe in Jesus Christ too have eternal life.)

 

Death to “Filthy, Demonic” Christians (A month in the lives of Christians under Islam.)

 

ABC News silent after more than 30,000 calls over 'View' star Joy Behar's 'anti-Christian bigotry'

 

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

President Xi sends warning to global investors: Chinese billionaires are vulnerable (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)

 

The Chinese Navy Can Make North Korean Sanctions Bite

 

Xi Jinping's latest power grab is bad news for China's economy

 

China senses and acts on US weakness in South China Sea

 

The Pink Emperor Takes Charge in China

 

 

CONGRESS

 

Trump's Steel Tariff Rejected by GOP, Praised by Democrats

 

Report: Democrats To Propose Weapons Ban, Gun Confiscation Powers In Trump-Inspired Bill

 

Oh Man: Left Erupts Over Leaked DCCC Memo Urging Candidates to Invoke 'Thoughts and Prayers,' Not Gun Control, After Vegas Massacre

 

Todd Starnes: Enraged atheists condemn Congress for honoring Billy Graham 

 

CONSTITUTION

 

CIDs Dangerous Anti-Fourth Amendment Weapons of the Administrative State

 

COURTS

 

Should Presidents And Legislatures Ignore Crazy Court Decisions? Alexander Hamilton Thinks So

 

Judge’s Instructions Raise New Questions in Michael Flynn Case

 

Teacher pleads guilty to sex with teen whose girlfriend found their texts

 

Teen charged with federal hate crimes in threats received by Jewish facilities

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Dem Activist Arrested for Sending Threatening Letters with White Powder to Donald Trump Jr.

 

Virginia mom, 23, who mysteriously disappeared from front yard found dead; suspect in custody

 

Boyfriend charged months after cheerleader's death

 

Trump threat on MS-13 gangs: 'We're getting no help from the State of California'

 

Man charged in Donald Trump Jr. white powder hoax

 

San Francisco cops fire 65 shots in 15 seconds at murder suspect

 

66 probes of criminal misconduct into Broward sheriff's office since 2012

 

Release the Parkland Shooting Exterior Surveillance Video

 

Responding deputies were ordered to 'stage' not enter HS, sources say

 

Florida shooter fired at school window in attempt to set up perch: Official

 

$40,000 fine for small offense is cops' new 'weapon of mass destruction'

 

Weight-loss surgeons cheated insurers and patients out of $250 million, prosecutors allege

 

Grad student claims she tipped off police to serial killer a year ago

 

Arrest in deadly package bomb explosion

 

Teacher charged after allegedly opening fire in classroom, police say

 

Multiple bodies found within minutes in Port St. Lucie, Florida; cops say deaths connected

 

Married middle school science teacher, 26, is arrested over 'sexual relationship with male student, 14, who she sent nude photographs to and bought drugs for'

 

No, the NYPD's pot policing isn't remotely racist

 

CYBER ATTACK

 

Equifax finds 2.4M more impacted by 2017 breach

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

 DNC deputy chairman keynotes 'Muslim Mafia' fundraiser

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 

 

Dem Obstruction of Education Officials Handcuffing Agency on School Safety

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)

 

Ben Carson: Cancel that $31,000 furniture order (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development  Dr Ben Carson)

 

A $31,000 dining room set for Ben Carson? Typical Trump administration behavior.  (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development  Dr Ben Carson)

 

DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR

 

Zinke on track to be $200K over travel budget: report   (Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke)

 

‘Not on my watch!’: For many Republicans, Trump’s offshore drilling plan and beaches don’t mix

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

DOJ 'Reviewing' Whether Oakland Mayor Who Warned of ICE Raid Obstructed Justice

 

Now Mueller is asking witnesses if Trump knew about Hillary's emails BEFORE they were published by Julian Assange  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Kilmeade on Trump vs Sessions: President just using 'Bill Parcells-George Steinbrenner' leadership style (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

DOJ looking into possible obstruction charge against Oakland mayor who warned of ICE raid

 

Trump’s apparent efforts to oust Sessions last year are said to be a focus of Mueller’s probe

 

Loretta Lynch used fake name as attorney general

 

 

DISNEY

 

Disneyland's workers are undervalued, disrespected and underpaid

 

ECONOMY

 

Dow drops 420 points after Trump announces tariffs on metal imports to protect US firms

 

Wall Street drops more than 1 percent on Trump tariff comments

 

Dow ends 420 points lower as Trump calls for U.S. import tariffs on steel, aluminum

 

Dow Closes Down More Than 400 Points

 

These Dow and S&P 500 stocks took the biggest hits on fears of a Trump trade war

 

Treasury yields drop as Trump announces steel, aluminum tariffs

 

U.S. monthly inflation picks up; jobless claims at 48-year low

 

Gold prices settle at lowest level of 2018

 

The Dollar: Lionel Shriver on Ruin

 

Hedge fund boss who predicted the 1987 stock crash warns of a selloff in bonds

 

Report: In Wake of Tax Reform, Disposable Incomes in U.S. See Largest Surge Since 2015

 

Dollar reverses as trade tariffs scare financial markets

 

10-year Treasury yield falls most in six months after stocks plummet

 

Rising volatility took away the stock market’s ‘security blanket’

 

Asian stocks slide, dollar hits six-week high as Powell revives Fed rate fears  (Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome H. Powell)

 

Asian Stocks Fall as Traders Await Powell Hearing: Markets Wrap

 

EDUCATION

 

Harvard suspends Christian student group for removing lesbian Bible study leader

 

Pushing for 4-Year Graduation

 

Harvard Blew $1 Billion in Bet on Tomatoes, Sugar, and Eucalyptus

 

A Day After NYC Announces New Schools Chief, He Changes His Mind

 

Is Ze Kidding Me? College Resource Center: Here's How You Conjugate Gender-Alternative Pronouns

 

Majority Supports Trump Plan for Arming Teachers After Florida School Shootings, New Poll Finds

 

School-shooting survivors get outside help on anti-gun crusade

 

College dropout refuses to leave her dorm room

 

Elementary school principal uses strength from students to battle breast cancer

 

 Florida students face their fears as they return to school

 

Students grabbing guns from officers highlights dangers of weapons at school

 

White Wake Forest student cries racism, but liberal university refuses judicial case

 

Progressive Groups Back Parkland Students’ Calls for Gun Control Following Shooting

 

Faculty at a Pennsylvania University Vote to Revoke Trump’s Honorary Degree

 

Colleges cheer on high school students ditching class to protest for gun control

 

To better serve and protect students

 

After their teacher fires a gun at school, Georgia students challenge Trump’s proposal

 

Can we criticize the Parkland kids?

 

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Mexicollusion  (Mueller-Democrat-Never-Trump axis ignores the real 2016 election interference.)

 

China vs. Russia election interference

 

 

ELECTION 2020

 

Five Reasons Trump’s Reelection Announcement Was Politically Smart

 

Ben Shapiro: How The Democrats Will Lose To Trump Again In 2020

 

ENERGY

 

Oil ends at 2-week low on fresh evidence of rising U.S. stocks and output

 

Energy Prices

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

Scott Pruitt: "My very next flight" will be coach  (Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt)

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

DAX finishes 2% lower as European stocks wrestle with earnings, U.S. monetary policy

 

Italian leader slams pro-migrant bishop: “The Gospel doesn’t say to welcome everyone”

 

Reporter killed while investigating ties between mafia, Slovakian PM's office

 

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA)

 

If Trump appoints his pilot to lead the FAA, why not his chauffeur for Transportation?

 

 

FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION (FEC)

 

Bernie Sanders campaign fined for 2016 foreign collusion

 

 

FEMINISM

 

Feminists Want to Ban Fairy Tales Because They Promote 'Rape Culture'

 

FRANCE

 

French police arrest four Arab teens suspected of beating Jewish boy

 

Three men in Paris attack man and begin to try to eat him alive. They bite chunks off of his ear and his lips and eat his flesh

 

Marine Le Pen, French far-right leader, charged over ISIS photos

 

France’s latest crackdown on Islamic radicalization marks U-turn from previous attempts

 

 

GAMBLING

 

New sexual assault allegations against Steve Wynn

 

 

GERMANY

 

The ongoing cyber attack on Germany's government - what we know so far

 

Angela Merkel admits that 'no-go zones' exist in Germany after opening borders (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Second food bank rejects racism accusation over distribution policy

 

 

GOVERNMENT FAILURE

 

The Cascading Failures of Government  (The aftermath of the mass shooting in Parkland shows a breathtaking cascade of failures by various government agencies that are supposed to protect us.)

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Anti-gun Democrats Introduce Clinton-style Assault Weapons Ban

 

How House Democrats’ FISA Memo Confirms Republicans’ Charges Of Abuse

 

House Intel member: Leak about Hope Hicks' 'white lies' shows Russia investigation needs to end

 

GOP bill would lower minimum age for buying a handgun

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Chicago ID card for illegals valid for voter registration

 

Day care worker accused of breaking kid’s legs prefers deportation over prison

 

Immigrants Could Be Helped By Pope Francis, Trump Working Together

 

 

INDIA

 

Hindu Terrorists Attack Christians Driving A Car In India, Drag Boxes Of Bibles Out And Burn Them

 

India labels Trudeau's remarks 'baseless' as controversy reignites  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

INDONESIA

 

Indonesia: Two Christians flogged for playing children’s game that violates Islamic law

 

 

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICES (IRS)

 

The GOP Tax Cuts Are Benefitting Blacks, Hispanics And Women Most, Survey Finds

 

IRAN

 

Iran’s Khamenei hails ‘resistance’ of Syria’s Assad

 

Trump Admin Preparing to Kill Iran Nuclear Deal If Europeans Refuse to Fix Agreement

 

Khamenei repeats: Israel “won’t be around in 25 years!”

 

 

ISLAM

 

Muslim cleric vows “Islamic rule over entire world. You will see change within 10 years – if you stay alive.”

 

Louis Farrakhan: 'Jews are my enemy,' 'white folks are going down'

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Thursday, March 1, 2018)

 

Hamas and Abbas rival discuss forming joint Gaza government (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Former Hamas Official In Antisemitic Article: The Jews Used The Blood Of Non-Jews To Prepare Pastry For Purim

 

Correspondence shows Sara Netanyahu also implicated in Bezeq probe — report (Wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Why today’s Netanyahu interrogation is most important of his life

 

Gazan mother arrives in Ramallah to reunite with daughter in need of kidney transplant 

 

PM, wife to be grilled simultaneously on Case 4000

 

Army probing Hebron incident where IDF used Palestinian car as cover from riot (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Palestinian Authority Demands UN Countries Deny Entry To Israeli ‘Settlers’

 

Ministers start talking compromise over Orthodox draft exemption bill

 

No agreement between Israel and Poland on 'Holocaust Law'

 

Soldiers defuse explosives planted on Gaza fence by Palestinian rioters

 

Israeli forces detain 5 Palestinians in overnight West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  raids

 

Steel & Stone: Damascus Gate Guard Tower Sparks Criticism

 

Israel appoints new ambassador to UNESCO, OECD amid rift with UN cultural agency

 

The two-state solution's inconvenient truths

 

Spanish municipalities drop Israel boycott policies

 

Palestinian teenage girl detained at Bethlehem-area checkpoint

 

Israelis Take Purim Celebrations Seriously

 

Palestinian injured as Egyptian shell hits southern Gaza

 

Kushner’s diminished security clearance hurts, but won’t destroy, his peace push

 

Israel Seeks Green Light to Fly via Saudi Airspace Direct to India

 

Empowerment project helps African asylum seekers stitch a safety net

 

The Palestinian ‘Game of Thrones’ is on

 

LIBERALISM

 

When Liberals Didn’t Mind 'Bringing Guns Into the Schools'

 

MEDIA 

 

Tucker: YouTube's 'trusted' content 'flaggers' include 'wholly discredited hate group'

 

Levin’s Fox News Show Premiere Dominates Sunday Night Cable News Ratings

 

Fox News Channel Continues to Dominate Competitors in February Ratings

 

 

MEXICO

 

What Mexico Should Be Focusing On

 

Women are marrying trees to help save them

 

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

US lawmaker concerned over nuclear overtures to Saudi

 

Pentagon: Houthi militia have attacked Saudi Arabia several times

 

 

MILITARY

 

Pentagon Official Says U.S. Hypersonic Weapons Research Underfunded

 

US Army tanks get futuristic shields to destroy incoming threats

 

Wife of Army Special Forces veteran could be deported: Report

 

Pentagon receives orders to plan military parade for Veterans Day

 

Japan's little-known 2nd  surprise attack on Hawaii failed in more ways than one

 

One-star Marine general suspended, accused of creating 'hostile work environment'

 

Lawmakers: Space Corps could form by 2021

 

Returning to Vietnam: Day 4 — Former Marine correspondents recall struggles of their jobs

 

Navy investigating incident that left pilots blind, freezing

 

Medic disciplined after posting photo of soldier’s severed body part on Snapchat

 

Top aide to VA chief Shulkin said to have advocated his ouster

 

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

 

Satellites launched to improve weather forecasting

 

 

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION (NOAA)

 

Severe flooding, wind warning declared for much of mid-South

 

 

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF)

 

Feds Spend $248,000 to Ensure the ‘Legitimacy’ of Women in Workplace

 

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan's blasphemy laws persecute the weakest of the weak

 

Pakistani Court Demands- ‘You Will Give Us The Names, Ages, And Family Of All People Who Have Left Islam’

 

Pakistan ready for one-on-one mediation with Taliban, says Asif

 

 

POLITICAL CORRECTNESS

 

A Berkeley Writer Urges Men to Join Him and Sign an ‘Affirmative Consent’ Pledge

 

POLITICS

 

Yo, Big Business: Money Doesn’t Give You A Right To Manipulate Politics

 

RACISM

 

Half a Century of Blaming White Racism for Black America's Problems

 

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

President Trump, Republicans Pay Tribute to Billy Graham

 

 

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE (RNC)

 

RNC predicts low ratings for Oscars: ‘Americans aren’t interested in Hollywood liberals’

 

RUSSIA

 

Russians Bragged About 10 Spies Assigned to Clinton; Mueller, McCabe, and Rosenstein Helped Cover It Up  

 

Russia's Putin unveils 'invincible' nuclear weapons (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Sexed up allegations of Russia’s US election meddling

 

Nuclear Weapons and Economic Woes: The Highlights of Putin’s Federal Assembly Address

 

What the Russian veto on Yemeni war signifies

 

Putin vows Russia will continue along its steady path for a better tomorrow

 

Putin's Nuclear Comments Launch Explosion in Russian Social Media

 

US says Russia nuclear weapons boast irresponsible

 

Putin Says Moscow Would Regard Nuclear Attack on Allies as Attack on Russia

 

Putin’s nuke boasts could spark new arms race with US

 

Putin Wants Modern Weapons, Not a Modern Russia (Op-ed)

 

5th  -gen Russian Su-57 fighters performed 2 days of combat tests in Syria – Defense Minister

 

Russia Deploys Stealth Fighters To Syria

 

Russian sanctions harm Trump's energy dominance agenda, report finds

 

Russian Embassy ‘captures’ entire block in Washington, DC… in amazing world of fake news

 

Russia and Indonesia sign agreement on Su-35 fighter jets

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

Kroger to Stop Selling Guns to Buyers Under 21

 

As US gun debate rages on, Australians hand in 57000 firearms, and Norway is set for a broad ban

 

Walmart joins Dick's Sporting Goods in raising age to buy guns

 

Repeal the second amendment?

 

In defense of the right to keep and bear arms

 

Dick’s Sporting Goods just made a big bet on the future

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (SEC)

 

Wells Fargo’s Wealth-Management Business Faces SEC Probe

 

SEC Issues Subpoenas in Hunt for Fraudulent ICOs

 

 

SENATE

 

Dodd-Frank Rewrite Set for Senate Floor Vote Next Week

 

California Senator 'not aware' of Oakland mayor warning residents of ICE immigration raids (US Senator of California Kamala Harris (D)

 

Rubio Backs ‘Gun Violence Restraining Orders,’ Other Measures to Boost School Safety   (US Senator of Florida Marco Rubio (R)

 

Senate Schedules Hearing for Controversial Nominee for Colombian Ambassador

 

Ben Sasse on Trump's Latest Gun Control Proposal to Strip Due Process: That's Not Going to Fly  (US Senator of Nebraska Ben Sasse(R)

 

It Begins: Grassley Announces Hearing Date to Review Massive Parkland Screw Ups  (US Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley (R)

 

Kaine Introduces New ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban in Senate (US Senator of Virginia Timothy Kaine (D)

 

In Arizona, Joe Arpaio’s bid for U.S. Senate tests the strength of Trumpism

 

Democrat Senator Dianne Feinstein can't hide her glee when Trump appears to suggest he will support her assault rifle ban during extraordinary gun control meeting NRA dismissed as 'great TV but bad policy'  (US Senator of California Dianne Feinstein (D)

 

Elizabeth Warren loves corporate America putting its thumb on the political scales  (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Facebook finally responds on censoring hot Bible verse

 

#MeToo pushed women’s issues to the forefront in the U.S. In Russia, protection has been scaled back.

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Moon berates Japan over history at March 1 ceremony (President Moon Jae-in)

 

GM Korea suffers record operating loss last year

 

South Korea to send special envoy to North Korea: Cheong Wa Dae

 

NK high-level delegation reiterates position against S. Korea-US military drills

 

S. Korea, US may scale down joint drills

 

Improving quality of life key to tackle low birthrate

 

SPACE

 

Space Exploration Could Be the Key to America’s Renewal

 

 

SPORTS

 

Four NBA Teams Celebrate Black History Month By Playing The 'Negro National Anthem'

 

Patriots owner Kraft says half-his-age gal pal’s baby not his

 

Robert Kraft’s much-younger girlfriend secretly had a baby

 

U.S. Olympic Committee chief stepping down

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

 

STATES

 

 

Report: 100,000 non-citizens are registered to vote in Pennsylvania

 

Evacuations ordered as California braces for possible mudslides

 

How California Can Stave Off Day Zero (Allowing markets to allocate water would result in more efficient use—and greater supply.)

 

Dangerous nor'easter targets East Coast with snow, rain, wind

 

California has worst 'quality of life' in US, study says

 

'Unprecedented' Native American burial site discovered in Gulf of Mexico off Florida

 

Ted Kennedy Jr. says he's not running for Connecticut Senate

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

US State Dept approves sale of $47mn worth of anti-tank missiles to Ukraine

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

NPR Misleadingly Reports SCOTUS Ruled Immigrants Have No ‘Right’ to Bond Hearings

 

Supreme Court Should End Unions' Stranglehold On State, Local Workers

 

Betsy McCaughey: Ugly Labor Thuggery On Display At The Supreme Court

 

Supreme Court questions state law banning political apparel at ballot box

 

‘But Gorsuch’ Is More Than a Slogan

 

 

SYRIA

 

Report on new Iranian base: A message to world powers

 

Time for America to Declare Victory in Syria and Come Home

 

Syria's women and children continue to suffer despite an international ceasefire

 

Should America Use Force to Stop Assad from Demolishing Ghouta?  (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)

 

 

TAIWAN

 

Beijing makes it easier for Taiwanese to work and study in China, and Taipei is freaking out over it

 

TRANSGENDER MOVEMENT

 

Trans teen outed by wrestling coach quits team over bullying

 

Champion transgender wrestler prompts questions about steroids, fairness

 

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

 

Mnuchin Says Trump Might Do TPP After All  (Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin) 

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey rejects US 'double standards' in Syria ceasefire

 

Women challenge Turkey traditions for right to work

 

Turkey's booming investments in Africa

 

Syrian Kurds (KNC) call on U.S. to stop Turkey’s Afrin offensive

 

UNIONS

 

Agency Tosses Pro-Franchising Ruling After Ethics Complaint

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 finishes lower for a third day in a row

 

Donald Tusk asking UK for 'better' Northern Ireland idea

 

Teen tried to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II during 1981 trip to New Zealand, new docs say

 

Prince William to visit Palestinian Territories, Israel this summer 

 

Prager U Video: Churchill: The Man Who Saved the Free World

 

Theresa May needs a miracle in keynote Brexit speech after a week of attacks

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

UN Official: Pauses in Syria Suburb Unilateral, 'Not Enough'

 

VATICAN

 

Charity cuts short Pope Francis' $25 million grant for scandal-ridden hospital

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump says U.S. to impose steep tariffs on steel, aluminum imports

 

Newt Gingrich: President Trump just dropped two 'yuge' surprises on Dems

 

Hanson: Is Donald Trump going to fire one of his generals?

 

Did Melania Trump really qualify for her "Einstein visa?"

 

Trump and Churchill's Parallels

 

3 Reasons Why Trump’s Tariffs Would Hurt American Workers

 

Trump reportedly berated Hicks for admitting to ‘white lies’

 

More Than 30 Trump Aides Lose Top Secret Clearance

 

President publicly spars with GOP over concealed carry, NRA influence

 

Trump sides with Democrats during meeting with lawmakers on guns

 

Trump stuns Republican lawmakers on guns

 

What Hope Hicks' resignation means

 

White House planning major trade announcement Thursday on steel and aluminum imports

 

NRA Responds to Gun Control Proposals Discussed During White House Meeting With Congressional Officials

 

White House to unveil gun safety plans: Sources

 

The Trump White House is a place where turmoil never ends

 

Hope Hicks told the truth about lying for Trump. Now she’s gone.

 

This veteran GOP operative could be replacing Hope Hicks

 

When you lose Hope Hicks . . .

 

Five takeaways from Trump’s meeting on guns

 

Kushner group got millions in loans after a White House meeting: report

 

Trump vs. California feud escalates to all-out warfare

 

Watergate prosecutor: Trump, Russia quid-pro-quo was about dropping of sanctions

 

Why Trump’s generals are too valuable to be dismissed

 

Trump sends many mixed signals during meeting on gun-control proposals

 

Fire Jared Kushner

 

Trump Stuns Lawmakers With Calls for Gun Control

 

Jared and Ivanka are in a 'death match' with John Kelly - but the wider Trump family are increasingly angry at chief of staff who stripped Kushner of access to secrets

 

Trump's one-man 'good cop, bad cop' routine with the NRA

 

 

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