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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Christian Doctors and Nurses Are Being Forced to Assist Abortions, But You Can Help

 

Washington May Soon Require Companies to Cover Elective Abortions Regardless of Religious Objections

 

Catholic Politician Attacks Pro-Life Pregnancy Center, Calls It a “Shameful Group”

 

Bills in several states put Down syndrome front and center in the abortion debate

 

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

 

Constitutional amendment on abortion heads to November ballot (West Virginia)

 

President Trump’s Decision to Defund International Planned Parenthood Has Curtailed the Global Abortion Agenda

 

Catholic Bishops of Wash. ask Gov. Inslee to veto abortion insurance bill

 

Satanist Sues to Stop Pro-Life Law Telling Women Abortion Kills a “Living Human Being”

 

Breaking: Mississippi Senate votes to ban abortions after 15 weeks

 

Fact Check Web Site Politifact Claims Whether Abortion Kills Babies is a “Disputed” Fact

 

Pro-Abortion Attorneys May Have Broken Law to Push 14-Year-Old Girl to Abort Her Baby

 

Abortion Activist Slams Pro-Life People as “Terrorists and Religious Radicals” Who “Deceive Women”

 

PolitiFact: Abortion Not Top Cause of Black Deaths, Killing Babies Is a 'Disputed' Fact!

 

CNN Claims Christian Countries Where Abortion is Illegal Hinder Human Progress

 

What If Buying a Gun Were Like Getting an Abortion?

 

Billboard Outside Largest Planned Parenthood Tells Abortion Clinic Workers to Quit Their Jobs

 

Surviving abortion: What do you do with the baby?

 

Pro-Abortion “Sex and the City” Star Cynthia Nixon May Run For Governor

 

Catholic Dean Enabling Isle of Man Abortion Push (United Kingdom)

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Former U.S. Contractor in Afghanistan Pleads Guilty On Corruption Charges

 

Afghanistan unveils youth unemployment strategy

 

Uzbekistan Seeks Bigger Role in Afghan Peace Process

 

 

 

AFRICA

 

Tunisia: Muslims beat up and stab president of Tunisian Freethinkers

 

Nigeria: Muslim block road to pray, beat up 56-year-old woman who asked them to make space for her to pass

 

Final report: October Mogadishu jihad truck bombing is third deadliest terror attack in modern history

 

Doctors protest after wrong patient gets brain surgery

 

 

AIRLINES

 

First-class passenger declares 'I am God,' tries opening plane door mid-flight

 

Woman restrained after trying to open airplane cabin door during flight

 

 

ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE (ADL) 

 

How the ADL Used Fake Stats to Minimize Islamic Terror

 

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Look who admires notorious anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan

 

 

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

 

The Dark Side of Artificial Intelligence

 
ASIA

 

Why Vietnam welcomes America’s return

 

ATHEISM
 

Famous Atheist: Let's Eat Human Meat

 
AUSTRALIA

 

ASX jumps 1.1pc to snap four-session losing streak

 

Australian dollar responds to the data dump ...

 

Teens arrested over robberies 'organised on social media'

 

USS Lexington found by billionaire Paul Allen's crew 76 years after WWII sinking

 

The gig economy is endangering wages, economists say

 

Reserve Bank leaves rates on hold at record low 1.5 per cent

 

Australian Greens top dog says Islamic State jihadis “good people,” should be welcomed back into Australia

 

 

CANADA

 

Toronto, U.S. stock markets see minor gains amid back-and-forth on steel, aluminum tariffs

 

Trudeau’s opportunity to welcome Islamic terrorist back to Canada (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Disaster: Wokest Prime Minister Ever Justin Trudeau GRILLED By Bill Nye Over Canadian Oil Pipeline

 

Canadian man pleads guilty to U.S. terror charges, faces 26 years in prison and deportation

 

Calgary piano teacher charged with showing 5-year-old student porn

 

Toronto-area home prices drop more than 12% in February as sales plunge

 

RCMP 'sloppy' and 'negligent' in investigating Boushie death, say independent experts

 

Shree Paradkar: Canada needs to increase early access to coding to bridge gender divide

 

Toronto police release grim photo in hopes it will help identify victim of suspected serial killer

 

Reporter Paul Bliss no longer with CTV following sexual misconduct allegations

 

5-week-old girl dies at home in mother's arms while hospital over capacity

 

Bill Nye grills Justin Trudeau on Kinder Morgan pipeline decision

 

Toronto nightclub accused of racism for 'Stir Fry' event

 

This new mom had a close call with Strep A, but a second mother died after an outbreak at Markham hospital

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Looming ‘debt risks’ threaten Belt and Road countries

 

China puts hold on US bid for UN ban of ships over N.Korea smuggling

 

China Boosts Defense Spending, Rattling its Neighbors' Nerves

 

European Leaders, Experts Worry as China’s Xi Exerts Control at Home and Abroad (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)

 

The 21st  century Mao

 

Behind His Public Persona, Xi Jinping Is a Guarded Secret

 

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

North Korea says it will halt nuclear and missile tests while talking with US, Seoul says

 

In Major Victory for Trump, Kim Jong Un Agrees to Denuclearization Talks With US  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

North Korea's nuclear reactor shows signs of operation: 38 North

 

N.Korean Exports at a Virtual Standstill

 

US imposes new sanctions on North Korea over chemical weapon use to kill Kim Jong-un's half-brother

 

Kim Jong-un 'wants closer North-South Korea ties'

 

 

CONGRESS

 

Republican pushback on Trump tariffs gathers steam, talk of modifications emerge

 

Democrats fielding — and funding — serious challengers in GOP strongholds

 

Action on guns and immigration screeches to a halt in Congress

 

COURTS

 

Government Lawyers: ‘Tear Up Texas’ Text to Radicalized Islamist ‘Innocuous’

 

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry pleads guilty amid investigation

 

Age Discrimination Suit Against Dick's Sporting Goods and Walmart for Refusing to Sell Rifle to 20-Year-Old

 

Judge rules Trump’s DACA phaseout legal

 

Monsanto's Roundup to face cancer claims in unusual court case

 

Football’s Brain Injury Crisis Lands in Family Court

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Valentine’s Day Wake-up Call from Parkland

 

Dashcam video helps clear trooper in alleged groping case

 

NYPD’s Secret Tribunals May Keep Guilty Cops on the Job

 

Obama policies to end ‘schoolhouse-to-jailhouse pipeline’ helped keep Nikolas Cruz off police radar

 

Tragic moment a car speeds through a red light, killing a one-year-old boy and the four-year-old daughter of a Tony Award-winning actress, injuring both mothers and another woman

 

Husband collected $750,000 life insurance after 'murdering his wife in the shower when she discovered his Tinder affair' - and might have got away until the other woman came forward

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Retrospective on the murder of Seth Rich: Known facts and the FBI’s silence

 

Perez: DCCC Shouldn’t Attack Democrats They Haven’t Endorsed (Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez)

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Democratic Party Activists Clash With Local Dems in California Primary

 

Chelsea Clinton Agrees to Meet With Pro-Second Amendment Survivor of Parkland Shooting

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)

 

HUD employee accuses Carson of conducting 'witch hunt' on whistleblower (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development  Dr Ben Carson)

 

Running HUD Is Harder Than Brain Surgery, Carson Finds

 

DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR

 

Zinke suddenly pulls land in home state of Montana from oil and gas lease sale  (Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke)

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Mr. President, please fix the U.S. Department of Justice!

 

Ex-Trump Aide Sam Nunberg Says He's Likely To Cooperate With Mueller Subpoena (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Flynn selling house to pay legal bills in Trump probe

 

How Sane Is Sam Nunberg? How Sane Are Any of These People?

 

Sam Nunberg, the former Trump aide who says we will defy Mueller's subpoena, went on a wild day of interviews (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Government watchdog ramps up pursuit of 'dossier' details

 

Ex-Trump Aide Sam Nunberg Says He Will Refuse Grand Jury Order. Unless He Doesn't.

 

Key witness goes rogue against Mueller probe

 

Eric Holder, Obama's 'wing man'  (Former US Attorney General Eric H Holder Jr)

 

ECONOMY

 

Stocks end slightly higher as trade uncertainty persists

 

Stocks Rise as Trade Tensions Ease; Dollar Drops: Markets Wrap

 

Wall Street climbs as trade war worries cool

 

Bitcoin drops below $11,000, pulls back from key breakthrough level

 

Non-partisan group predicts Trump tariffs would cost 146,000 jobs

 

February saw the third-highest stock outflows on record amid volatility resurgence

 

‘There’s no stopping it,’ warns Ron Paul: A ‘calamity’ could cut this market in half

 

Equity Gains Spread to Asia as Trade Worries Ease: Markets Wrap

 

Dollar hedging is more expensive — and that makes the U.S. less attractive to foreign investors

 

Asian shares regain some ground as trade war fears moderate

 

Asian markets jump back to life after days of declines

 

Why a US economic bellwether believes the best is yet to come

 

Gold climbs to a more than two-week high as dollar slumps

 

EDUCATION

 

Dear Annoying Parkland Kids: We Gave You A Pretty Awesome World, Try Not To Mess It Up

 

Tucker Carlson rips activist for promoting LGBT indoctrination in schools

 

The Broward County Superintendent's Corrupt and Dangerous Agenda

 

West Virginia raises teacher pay to end statewide strike

 

Mental Health Crisis for Grad Students

 

Law-School Students Shout Down ‘Known Fascist’ Christina Hoff Sommers

 

No Weapons Violations in First Six Months of Campus Carry at KU Lawrence

 

ASU Sued Over ‘No Boycott of Israel’ Clause in Speaker Agreement

 

More than 150 tickets issued as fights break out at Michigan State before Richard Spencer speech

 

West Virginia legislators eye measures to end teacher strike

 

Trying Again, de Blasio Names a New Schools Chancellor (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio(D)

 

Behind on your student loans? Some want the government to keep you from working

 

 A middle school teacher led a double life as a white nationalist podcaster — and her goal was to proselytize in class

 

EGYPT

 

Egypt detains 6 over play about cop who gunned down Israeli tourists

 

Saudi Crown Prince winds down trip to Egypt with mosque visit

 

Egyptian TV Host Kicks Atheist Out Of Studio, Recommending Psychiatric Treatment

 

ELECTION 2018

 

What to watch for in today's Texas primaries

 

Texans Go to the Polls

 

Fear, confusion over integrity of U.S. election systems at all-time high ahead of midterms

 

 

ENERGY

 

Oil edges up to score a third-straight session climb

 

Energy Prices

 

U.S. to overtake Russia as world's biggest oil producer

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

Two senior EPA officials approved to work for private clients while holding full-time federal jobs

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks close higher as fears of trade wars abate  

 

Polish lawmakers slam 1968 purge of Jews, condemn anti-Semitism

 

Italy’s Election Is a Shipwreck

 

When Italy Gets Blue

 

Sweden: Muslim with knives and Qur’ans in car drives into three cars, attacks policeman

 

Hungary challenges UN plan to facilitate global mass migration

 

Populist Reformers Win Big In Italy’s 'Trump Election'

 

Demagogues Win as Europe’s Populist Tide Sweeps Italy

 

EUTHANASIA

 

Professor Supports Euthanizing Disabled Children Because “Parents are Harmed Seeing Their Child Suffer”

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Sources: Strzok knew of possible breach into Clinton's server but didn't follow up

 

 

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)

 

FDA chief wants more mail inspectors to stem opioid influx

 

FRANCE

 

Two cases involving sex with 11-year-olds forced France to raise the age of consent

 

Peugeot chief warns Brexit threatens UK plant

 

No screens for under-threes: France to give brand new medical advice to parents

 

French foreign minister holds tense talks in Tehran

 

Foreign ministry softens boycott of Israeli film fest in Paris

 

 

GERMANY

 

Do Merkel and Germany Have a Future?  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Who are Germany's foreign population and where do they live?

 

AfD lawmakers travel to 'normal' Damascus in attempt to encourage refugee returns

 

Number of job openings in Germany reaches historic high

 

German message in bottle takes 132 years to be found, smashing world record

 

 

GLOBAL WARMING 

 

 

Now There's a Play Called 'Kill Climate Deniers,' Because Why Not

 

GREECE

 

China’s economic lifeline for Greece tangles political relations with EU

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Day care teacher loses foot to flesh-eating bacteria

 

Doctors hunting for way to slow down time

 

Why I believe a killer flu pandemic is lurking just beyond the corner - and it could kill 33 MILLION people in the first 200 days

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Blockbuster movie Black Panther called “Islamophobic”

 

The ‘anti-Trump’ Oscars were a ratings disaster. Conservatives are delighted.

 

Oscars’ TV Audience Hits All-Time Low

 

Prager U Video: Dear Celebrities - No One Cares What You Think

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Maxine Waters Talks Reparations in Selma (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)

 

Some Members Are Sleeping In Their Offices. So Why Is The Congressional Black Caucus Calling For An Ethics Investigation?

 

Ryan: Unemployment Claims at Lowest Level in 49 Years Because of Tax Reform Law  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

McCarthy: House to Vote Next Week on STOP School Violence Act  (House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California)

 

Todd Starnes: Oakland mayor obstructed justice by tipping off illegal immigrants, says Rep. McClintock (US Representative of California Tom McClintock (R)

 

Lewandowski scheduled for second interview with House Intel

 

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Democrat Sheriff Refuses To Give Deputies Rifle-Resistance Vests Due To Immigration Policies

 


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE) 

 

Kansas man deported after disgruntled ex-girlfriend reports him to ICE, report says

 

Immigration group accuses ICE of illegally jailing 18-year-olds

 

INDIA

 

Indian Prime Minister Leads Nationalist Charge To Rewrite History Books

 

 

 

IRAQ

 

Made in America, But Lost in Iraq   (US-made tanks that fell into militia hands have sparked a standoff with Baghdad over assistance.)

 

Report: Anti-American Iran-Allied Shiite Militias Take Control of U.S. Tanks in Iraq

 

Soldiers discover an utterly horrifying sight: Forty bodies, all of them Christians, holding their crosses, slaughtered by Islamic terrorists

 

 

ISLAM

 

Farrakhan Speech: 'Jews Are My Enemy,' 'White Folks Are Going Down'

 

Sanders says new health-care plan shows Dems moving toward 'Medicare for all'

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Tuesday, March 6, 2018)

 

High Court freezes compensation to owners of razed West Bank (Judea and Samaria) homes

 

Iron Dome can intercept missiles but not diseases or pollution from Gaza

 

Why do the Arabs hate the Palestinians so?

 

Marking women’s day, minister tells female MKs to ‘quit whining’

 

Netanyahu Thanks Trump and Allies, and Takes on Iran at AIPAC  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

As government crisis mounts, minister said to claim PM wants early elections

 

Israeli forces demolish Palestinian-owned structures in East Jerusalem

 

With inspiring performance at AIPAC, Netanyahu seeks to show he’s indispensable

 

Why Does AIPAC Still Support Palestine?

 

Guatemala defends planned embassy move to Jerusalem

 

Now, Nobody Can Kill A Palestinian Woman Without Punishment

 

J Street hits back at US envoy Friedman after AIPAC jab

 

Is Gaza Under Siege?

 

Norway ex-PM decries ‘double standard’ allowing Israel to have nukes

 

Israeli forces detain 17 Palestinians, female university student, in raids

 

Talk Of The Town: Arnona Residents React To U.S. Embassy Relocation

 

Video: Palestinian worker suffocates while waiting at crowded Israeli military checkpoint

 

Israeli naval forces open fire on Gaza fishermen

 

A lot of rotten eggs in one basket (The willingness to sign more and more state’s witness deals, to forgive more and more criminals, indicates the AG is convinced that at least one case against the prime minister will end in a bribery trial. But what did these people give the investigators in exchange for their new status, and why should we believe them?)

 

Netanyahu Details His Talk With Trump On Iran And Palestinians (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Israel’s ‘dreamers’ wait in limbo as deportations loom

 

MEDIA 

 

Media Fight For Democrats In Washington Leak Wars

 

Press abandons ethics to grill troubled ex-Trump hanger-on regarding Mueller (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Kelly’s struggling NBC show 'Sunday Night' dropped from weekly rotation

 

Forbes: Hannity The ‘King of Cable News’

 

CNN’s Erin Burnett tells Sam Nunberg ‘I have smelled alcohol on your breath’

 

Ex-FBI boss James Comey finds safe space with ABC News’ Clinton crony George Stephanopoulos

 

Steyn battles immigration advocate on 'sanctuary' policies: 'As a legal immigrant I'm a bit concerned'

 

Bill Maher echoes Trump supporters, rips media for ‘bulls—’ stories: ‘So much of it is fake’

 

MEXICO

 

Mexico minister says NAFTA must remain a trilateral accord

 

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Saudi crown prince heads to UK for official visit

 

Saudi defends ‘just’ Yemen war ahead of UK visit

 

 

MILITARY

 

Is the top general in Afghanistan in too deep?

 

Brigade of seasoned American soldiers arrived in Afghanistan

 

Marines deploy F-35B fighters on Navy ship in Pacific for first time

 

SOUTHCOM commander: There are 100 ISIS members in Trinidad and Tobago

 

Navy security barrier popped up, causing car crash, USNS Comfort skipper says in lawsuit

 

Amber's War: Former Army helicopter pilot is on a mission to fight military stereotypes 

 

MINIMUM WAGE

 

Flippy The Robot Just Flipped Off Minimum Wage Hikes

 

MYANMAR

 

Tensions rise as Myanmar increases troops on Bangladesh border

 

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP)

 

NAACP Pushes To Confiscate American Guns

 

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

 

DNI: Russians May Target Midterm Elections  (Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats)

 

PAKISTAN

 

Homosexuals take Christian man, and try to force him to perform oral sex on his own brother. The Christian runs and jumps out of a window

 

Pakistani Panel Urges Harsher Penalty for False Blasphemy Accusations

 

Pakistan can do more to combat terrorism: Pentagon Chief Spokesperson

 

Hairdressers in Pakistan Province Announce Ban on Stylish Beards

 

With Gas and Diplomacy, Russia Embraces Cold War Foe Pakistan

 

India's 'spy drone' shot down across LoC by Pakistani forces, claims ISPR

 

PTI's Khan accuses party members of selling votes

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

Texas Church Gives $125,000 to Members Who Attended Service on Sunday

 

RUSSIA

 

Poisoned double agent believed the latest in long line of assassination attempts by Moscow

 

Putin says Russians accused of US election meddling could be prosecuted in Russia: TASS (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Reactions To Putin's State Of The Union Address: If What The U.S. Wants Is The Cold War, So Let It Be The Cold War - Part I

 

Radioactivity may confirm Russian nuke-powered missile crash

 

‘How can one not be a Russophobe?’ – asks former CIA agent … and Twitter answers

 

82% of Russians Favor Gender Equality in Families — Poll

 

SCIENCE

 

  Stephen Hawking says he knows what happened before big bang

 

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

Curbing Second Amendment Rights Won’t Stop School Shootings, Conservative Leaders Say

 

Florida Went Gun Shopping After the Parkland Shooting

 

Gun-Control Group Founder: Jewish Journalist’s Reasons for Buying Gun Based on White ‘Privilege,’ ‘Fear and Paranoia’

 

Guess what's happening to NRA membership since anti-gun attacks

 

Nation looking to destroy America wants to save it from guns

 

What impact do state laws have on gun deaths?

 

How Many Lives Are Saved by Guns - and Why Don’t Gun Controllers Care?

 

 

SENATE

 

 

Warren vows fight as U.S. Senate begins debate on Dodd-Frank rewrite  (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)

 

Rubio, Hatch Push Stop School Violence Act in Response to Parkland Shooting   (US Senator of Florida Marco Rubio (R)/US Senator of Utah Orrin Hatch (R)

 

Feinstein Foreshadowing (US Senator of California Dianne Feinstein (D)

 

McCaskill Uses the Oscars to Slam Republican Challenger  (US Senator of Missouri Claire McCaskill (D)

 

Dodd-Frank might just survive Republicans. Good.

 

Sen. Cochran (R-Miss.) to resign after 4 decades in Congress, vacating post as appropriations chair

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

On Social Media, Criticism Of Muslim World League Secretary-General's Condemnation Of Holocaust – But In Saudi Press, Support For It

 

David vs. Goliath: New Social Media Site ONEWAY Takes On the Giants

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

South Korea: Kim Jong Un says he could give up nukes  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

S.Korean Envoys Have Dinner with Kim Jong-un

 

Toxic Smog Brings Surge of Eye Ailments During Spring

 

Seoul all out to counter US 25% tariff on steel imports

 

N.Korean Leader Wastes No Time Meeting S.Korean Delegation

 

Two Koreas to hold summit in late April

 

Trump putting chip industry on toes

 

GM Korea’s W2.3tr debt due next month

 

US holds key to inter-Korean peace

 

N.Korea to Participate in Paralympics for 1st  Time

 

GM Korea workers denounce Detroit's 'irresponsible' approach

 

Seoul asks Washington to delist tariffs on steel products

 

Can South Korea Really Defuse the North's Nuclear Threat?

 

SPORTS

 

Ex-ESPN anchor's suit says hosts watch porn at work, kept sex 'scoreboards'

 

Jemele Hill confirms Chris Berman dispute, denies ‘racially disparaging’ voicemail claim

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

SRI LANKA

 

Sri Lanka Declares State of Emergency After Buddhist-Muslim Clashes

 

 

STATES

 

Northeast bracing for another nor'easter days after deadly storm

 

Florida Senate OKs bill raising age to buy guns, banning bump stock sales

 

Coyote that bit 8 people tests positive for rabies   (The coyote was shot and killed by police following several attacks in suburban Westchester County, New York.)

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

About Face on Forced Dues

 

Government tries to take woman's land, but ...

 

 

SYRIA

 

Russian Transport Plane Crashes in Syria Killing All 32 on Board

 

Russian plane crash in Syria kills dozens

 

Doctors in Syrian city struggle to treat flood of airstrike victims

 

 

TAIWAN

 

Taiwan faces a crucial decision on technology transfers to China

 

Taiwan not interested in arms race: defense ministry

 

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake rattles northeastern Taiwan

 

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

Flippy the robot is now cooking up burgers near LA; is this the end to the short-order cook?

 

 

TRADE

 

No 'Downstream' Job Losses and No Exclusions for Allies, Trump Advisor Says of Tariffs

 

Trump’s Tariffs Would Be a Massive, Self-Inflicted Wound

 

4 Bad Arguments for Trump’s New Tariffs

 

Why Europe and Canada may retaliate against bourbon, Harleys and Levi’s jeans

 

Trump's Trade Tariffs Are Taxes

 

Trump's really bad idea

 

Trump’s tariffs won’t bring the jobs his people need

 

TRANSGENDER MOVEMENT

 

Leftist Rabbi: Jacob, Deborah, King David, Apostle Paul Were All Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming

 

Transgender teens: New study 'no surprise,' says ethicist

 

Skeptics urge caution as transgender surgeries skyrocket

 

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

 

Mnuchin Tries to Douse Trade-War Fears Over Trump Tariff Threats  (Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin)

 

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey central to Russia’s NATO strategy – U.S. intelligence chief

 

Turkey’s New Foreign Policy Is Hostage-Taking

 

Stakes rise in Syria as Turkey clashes with pro-Assad militias

 

Saudi network ban on Turkey TV shows is 'political': minister

 

Child sex abuse in Turkey sparks debate on best prevention

 

UNIONS

 

Janus Case Only Beginning for Forced-Dues Fights

 

Union accused of tricking developer into paying ‘Coffee Boys’ $42 an hour

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

 FTSE 100 climbs as fears of trade wars ease, Smurfit Kappa rallies

 

Appeals court: Hospital can yank baby Alfie Evans’ life support against parents’ wishes

 

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince says Brexit opens UK for greater business opportunities with Kingdom

 

Britain warns Russia over double agent's mysterious illness

 

Boris Johnson threatens sanctions before any evidence of Russian links to ex-spy’s illness (Video)

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

France, Britain request emergency UN meeting on Syria

 

Haley: Israel getting 'bullied' by the UN (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Office of Special Counsel: Conway violated Hatch Act

 

Trump says 'no chaos' in WH, but more staff changes could be coming

 

North Korean bid 'possible progress,' Trump says

 

Does President Trump Know What a Radical Environmentalist He Picked in Peter Navarro?

 

Exclusive: Sam Nunberg Apologizes To Sarah Sanders  (White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders)

 

Bannon on Trump: 'I still love the guy

 

Gary Cohn to Resign as Trump's Top Economic Adviser

 

Trump floats idea to secure elections: 'It's always good to have a paper backup'

 

CNN star bashed by Sarah Sanders pointing out true 'heroes' at White House (White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders)

 

Mitchell Bard: Trump, tell terror-aiding Qatar it can kiss our air base goodbye

 

Trump offers warm welcome to embattled Netanyahu (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Fortunately, Trump doesn’t have what it takes to be a dictator

 

Trump on DACA: Democrats Are ‘Nowhere to be Found,’ ‘We Are Ready to Make a Deal!’

 

The Trump presidency could cost the nation more than we realize

 

Israel-US Unity At The White House

 

Trump to consider elephant trophy imports on 'case-by-case' basis

 

Don’t blame China, Mr. President. Blame the robots.

 

Kellyanne Conway Steps Back, Hanging On to Her Influence

 

President Trump is blessedly weak

 

Trump Is ‘Not Backing Down’ on Tariffs Amid G.O.P. Pushback

 

Trump disrespects the presidency. So I don’t respect him.

 

Trump’s Hopes to Be Neutral in Mideast Seem Long Gone

 

 

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