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Monday, March 5, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Oscars Celebrates Abortion, Honors Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards

 

Onerous laws exclusively target abortion clinics

 

Cecile Richards: Running America’s Biggest Abortion Biz Has Been “The Honor of a Lifetime”

 

Babies with Down syndrome are taking center stage in the U.S. abortion fight

 

Black Lives Matter Founder Attends Oscars With Cecile Richards Despite Planned Parenthood Aborting Black Babies

 

Satanic Temple files another lawsuit over Missouri's abortion laws

 

West Virginia Legislature Passes Bill Confirming There’s No Constitutional Right to Abortion

 

Planned Parenthood is racist, must be defunded: black former PP director

 

Washington Passes Bill Forcing Maternity Coverage to Also Cover Abortions

 

Handmaid’s Tale Author: Because He’s Pro-Life, Vice President Mike Pence Supports Forcing Women to Give Birth

 

Abortionist on a Dismemberment Abortion: You Have to “Visually Check the [Body] Parts” to Ensure It’s Complete

 

Black Activist: Planned Parenthood Founder Margaret Sanger Wanted to “Eliminate the Growth of Blacks in This Country”

 

California attorney general defends forcing pro-life centers to advertise for abortion

 

Washington Passed An Abortion Insurance Bill That Could Be Monumental For Women's Rights

 

This Former Planned Parenthood Clinic Now Saves Babies From Abortions

 

Pro-Life Democrat Facing Primary Challenge Says ‘Democrats Have Chased People Out of the Party’

 

UN Claims Pro-Life Laws Protecting Unborn Babies are “Violence Against Women”

 

Court Grants Woman Right to Abort Her 24-Week-Old Unborn Baby So She Can “Live Her Life With Dignity” (India)

 

Man Jailed for Getting 14-Year-Old Pregnant and Then Aborting Her Baby  (Singapore)

 

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Dialogue is the Only Way Out of Afghanistan

 

 

AFRICA

 

Children mining material for your gadget batteries

 
ASIA

 

Asia's Biggest Currency Gain in Two Decades May Be About to End

 

Man stripped naked, watched porn, tried to hug female crew member: report

 

AUSTRALIA

 

Australian Market Rises Ahead Of RBA Decision

 

Australian dollar, ASX spike on dismal data dump

 

Australia and East Timor maritime agreement could 'unravel' borders with Indonesia

 

Australia to introduce new visa to boost economy, jobs

 

CANADA

 

Oil and gas companies help drive TSX higher

 

Court Forces Doctor to Euthanize Patient or Face Professional Sanction

 

Canada’s Mr. Dress Up Has No Big Boy Budget Pants (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

What Americans Don’t Get about Justin Trudeau

 

Women demand to see secret threat assessment on Stouffville mayor

 

Trudeau calls Trump to register 'serious concern' about proposed steel tariffs

 

Toronto police recover 7th  set of McArthur-linked remains; release photo of new potential victim

 

Video from Canada : Landlord taken to court by Muslims for “Islamophobia” speaks out

 

CENTRAL AMERICA

 

The Trump Panama hotel showdown may have just ended, with the ouster of the Trump Organization

 

 

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA) 

 

John Brennan Unleashes On Trump (But the former CIA director's smears more accurately describe himself.)

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China Boosts Spending to Bolster Military Capabilities

 

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

In Another Win for Trump, Kim Jong Un Meets With South Korean Envoys in Pyongyang  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

CONGRESS

 

California's members of Congress are worth at least $439 million

 

COURTS

 

Florida: Jurors in trial of Orlando jihad mass murderer’s wife asked their views of Muslims and Islam

 

Buffalo, New York: Muslima aided the Islamic State in targeting US government employees for murder

 

Lawsuit claims 100,000 non-citizens illegally registered to vote in PA

 

Former Trump aide Sam Nunberg called before grand jury, says he will refuse to go

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Exploiting a Florida School Shooting with Islamic Blood Money

 

Teacher responds to accusations of locking students out during massacre

 

Utica College on lockdown due to 'credible threat;' no confirmed shots fired or injuries

 

Father, daughter caught having sex in their back yard

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

The Democrats as Russian Dupes, 2018 Edition

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Judge Nap: Rick Gates is likely providing a 'treasure trove' of info to Mueller (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

The Mueller Investigation Guessing Game

 

DOWN SYNDROME

 

Popular High School Quarterback Asks His Friend With Down Syndrome to the Prom

 

DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION (DEA)

 

West Virginia’s Patrick Morrisey Claims Victory in Fight Against Opioid Supply

 

ECONOMY

 

Dow snaps four-session losing streak in broad-based market rally

 

Wall Street closes higher as trade war fears ease

 

Signs of the booming economy that a trade war could derail

 

Gilburt: This technical chart says the stock market is headed for another big drop

 

Dollar edges back up, as pound pares Brexit transition gains

 

Bitcoin meets resistance at $12,000, as Ripple bounces

 

Gold ends lower as U.S. dollar, stocks climb

 

Silver’s poised to outpace gold this year

 

EDUCATION

 

Teacher accused of hosting white nationalist show kicked from classroom

 

'God bless you' and 'Merry Christmas' deemed Islamophobic 'microaggressions' by college librarians group

 

West Virginia teachers still on strike; lawmakers try to reach pay deal

 

L.A. officials push for new focus on school safety after Parkland

 

De Blasio to name new schools chancellor after disaster with first pick (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio(D)

 

Harvard professor on leave amid sexual harassment allegations

 

EGYPT

 

Egypt signs $10bn deal with Saudi Arabia to support Neom project

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Jailed Russian 'sex coaches' offer to trade election info for US asylum

 

New Report on Steele's Dossier and Trump-Russia

 

 

ENERGY

 

Oil prices score biggest one-day gain in nearly 3 weeks

 

Energy Prices

 

 

ENVIRONMENT

 

World's largest deposit of mercury is in permafrost, study suggests

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks swing higher, but Italian market falls on prospect of hung parliament

 

Sharia scandal in Sweden: Are blasphemy laws being sneaked into the Swedish justice system?

 

Italy stuns Euro establishment by voting for its own freedom and security

 

Italian populists declare new epoch after election victory

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

 

FBI lacked corroboration for Page wiretap; discredited dossier writer Steele ID’d as Yahoo source

 

 

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC)

 

Washington State Enacts Net Neutrality Law, in Clash with FCC

 

 

GERMANY 

 

Germany: Bloodied Muslim migrant makes Facebook video after killing wife to warn other wives to obey husbands

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Number of Children Hospitalized by Opioid Overdose Almost Doubles

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Hollywood Outdoes Itself at Social Justice Oscars

 

Viewers flee Oscars amid 'divisive' Jimmy Kimmel's Trump bashing, mediocre movie crop

 

Paul Joseph Watson Video: The Truth About the Black Panther Movie

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

The Devin Nunes You Don’t Know  (US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)

 

Ryan fears trade war from Trump's tariffs   (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

Dem Rep Confirms Relationship With Louis Farrakhan, Dismisses ‘The Jewish Question’

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Separating children and parents at the border is cruel and unnecessary


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

Trump says U.S. workers are hurt by immigration. But after ICE raided this town, they never showed up.

 

 

INDIA

 

Christians Seriously Injured after Attempted Burial in Eastern India

 

Maritime security, nuclear deal to top agenda of Macron's India talks

 

Is India's Bangalore doomed to be the next Cape Town?

 

 

IRAQ

 

NATO chief says alliance troops staying in Iraq

 

IRAN

 

IRGC Deputy Commander Salami: 'We Realized That We Had To Improve The Accuracy Of [Our] Ballistic Missiles And Acquire The Ability To Attack [U.S.] Aircraft Carriers'

Islamic Republic of Iran to host festival celebrating Israel’s imminent demise

 

Despite Latest Iranian Outrage, Euro-Business Keeps Churning

 

Iranian Supreme Leader Demands Americans Disarm

 

 

ISLAM

 

Muslim cleric: Muslims must fight non-Muslims in jihad until they convert to Islam or submit and pay the jizya

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Monday, March 5, 2018)

 

Haley to AIPAC: Our push to end UN anti-Israel bias is really a demand for peace   (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)

 

Senior Arab Journalist: The Moving Of The U.S. Embassy To Jerusalem – A Result Of Arab, Palestinian Feebleness; It's Time To Dissolve The PA

 

Pence: America stands with Israel, always   (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

Netanyahu says he told Trump Israel doesn’t want to rule over the Palestinians

 

Fatah: Murder of 10 was “one of the most famous operations”

 

PM said to favor son’s opinion in defiance of security chiefs – report

 

Nuclear Iran, ME peace and US troops in Syria aired in Trump-Netanyahu talks (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

General: Gaza conditions won’t improve until Hamas returns captive Israelis

 

How Regional Countries Interpret The Israel-U.S. ‘Juniper Cobra’ Military Drill

 

Bill allowing aid to non-citizen ‘chained’ women passes first reading

 

As Trump meets with Netanyahu, his Middle East peace plan is still an unknown

 

Israel: Muslim runs over policeman, his family insists he did it in anger over traffic ticket

 

What will history say about Netanyahu?

 

Fatah claims 2-year-old victims were soldiers to hide that it murdered children

 

Top coalition partners downplay talk of early elections

 

Trump Warns ‘No Peace If Palestinians Don’t Come to the Table’

 

 Haley: Israel is not going away

 

Notes on our Next War

 

Air India gets Saudi okay for overflights to and from Israel, Netanyahu says

 

The Counterfeit Pal-Arabs

 

Netanyahu crony turns state’s witness in corruption probe (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

 

LIBERALISM

 

Grave Consequences of the Deinstitutionalization Movement

 

LOBBYISTS

 

Pence at AIPAC vows Iran nuke deal to end ‘immediately’ if not fixed (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

MEXICO

 

Mexico Delays Nafta Cars Counteroffer While U.S. Consults Industry

 

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Cut Off Qatar

 

MILITARY

 

US tailors forces to deter growing Chinese nuclear threat

 

Militants release video of deadly Niger ambush

 

Burn pits at US bases in Iraq, Afghanistan blamed for veterans' illnesses

 

Returning to Vietnam: Day 8 — Wounded to welcomed: Marine's return nothing like ‘bad day’

 

US and Vietnam float warily together  (Historic docking of USS Vinson carrier at Da Nang sends a strong signal to China but strategic ties are still more symbolic than substantive.)

 

Navy aircraft carrier arrives in Vietnam for historic port visit

 

Pentagon: Operations against IS in eastern Syria 'paused'

 

Racial slur posted on Okinawa Marine base theater marquee

 

PACIFIC

 

New alliance could emerge in Indo-Pacific

 

PAKISTAN

 

Hindu woman elected to Pakistan’s senate in historic first

 

Pakistan's transgenders benefit from legal protections

 

PORNOGRAPHY

 

Lawmakers propose universal $20 tax on internet porn

 

PRISONS

 

Tennessee grandma brings Doritos bag full of drugs to prison, police say

 

RUSSIA

 

 Putin After Unveiling The Revolutionary Hypersonic Sarmat ICBM: 'Nobody Wanted To Listen To Us – So Listen Now'  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

‘Gerasimov doctrine’ finally put to rest? Russia ‘expert’ apologizes for coining snappy term

 

‘Death penalty’ for anyone interfering in Russian election, Moscow lawmaker warns

 

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

Why the Left Won’t Win the Gun-Control Debate

 

 

SENATE

 

GOP Senator Cochran to Retire April 1, Setting Up November Vote (US Senator of Mississippi Thad Cochran (R)

 

Democrats Stonewall Ed Civil Rights Nominee As Anti-Semitism in Schools Rises 94%

 

Cotton Backs U.S. Decision to Review Broadcom’s Bid to Takeover Qualcomm  (US Senator of Arkansas Tom Cotton (R)

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Obama Pressures Facebook to Censor News; Zuckerberg Complies and Crushes Trump on Facebook

 

Twitter Welcomes Terrorists, Not Pro-Israel Activists

 

Twitter Wars With Pro-Israel Group, Suspends Account Amid Crackdown on Speech

 

Facebook survey asked if 'adult man' should be allowed to request 'sexual pictures' from 14-year-old

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

Argentina ex-leader Kirchner to be tried over AMIA bombing cover-up

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

US, South Korea to open cost-sharing negotiations this week in Hawaii

 

North Korea's Kim Jong Un talks of rewriting history after dinner with South Koreans

 

 

SPORTS

 

How U.S. Sports Betting Is Rampant and Mostly Illegal

 

STATES

 

 

Fla Senate Passes Bill to Arm Some Teachers, Restrict Gun Sales

 

Winter Storm Threatens Foot of Snow for Parts of Midwest

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

UAE-Backed Lobbying Effort Against Tillerson, Emails Show (US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson)

 

SYRIA

 

Assad troops block medical aid to Eastern Ghouta; 50 more dead in new regime bombardment (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)

 

 

TAIWAN

 

Specs leaked for Taiwanese company HTC's newest U12 smartphone  

 

China warns Taiwan it won't tolerate separatist activities

 

China wants 'beautiful' reunification with Taiwan

 

TRADE

 

U.S. pushes NAFTA talks pace, warns of political headwinds

 

Trump Forges Big Trade Lever From Steel, Aluminum

 

Trump toys with rejoining TPP trade pact

 

We Need Smart Protectionism

 

 

TURKEY

 

Security Threat Causes U.S. Embassy in Ankara to Close Monday

 

Turkey moves to take key town in Afrin operation

 

Arrests in Turkey as US embassy shuts down due to 'threat'

 

Turkey refuses to release Greek border guards in spy row

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 halts 4-session skid, recovers from 14-month low

 

Scottish gov’t proposes criminalizing spanking, parents strongly oppose

 

UK: Muslim described as “peace-loving man who abhorred violence” stabs wife 21 times, shows no remorse

 

Ex-Russian spy critically ill after exposure to unknown substance

 

British aid agencies report more abuse cases after Oxfam scandal

 

Major deals expected during Saudi crown prince’s London visit 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Republicans 'extremely worried' by Trump's metal tariffs plan

 

Trump: Obama launched Russia probe to discredit me

 

Partisan Tensions Bubble Over at BBG, VOA as Trump Delays Naming New Leaders 

 

Trump Considers Visit to Jerusalem in May to Open New Embassy

 

Five things Trump could do to stop Russia's meddling

 

Trump boosts Dreamer approvals as DACA deadline passes

 

Bank reported Trump lawyer’s payment to Stormy Daniels as suspicious

 

Trump Says No Mexico, Canada Steel Break Without Fair Nafta

 

Billy Graham Followers Want Trump to Give Evangelist a National Holiday

 

 

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