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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 240 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

New Congressional Bill Unveiled to Defund Planned Parenthood Abortion Business

 

Planned Parenthood rejects Trump proposal to stop abortion services

 

Gloria Steinem: “Women’s Lives” Matter More Than the “Right to Life of the Fetus”

 

Average Planned Parenthood Abortion Business CEO Makes $237,999

 

What Do Democrats Want More – Abortion Industry Money or Pro-Life Votes?

 

George Soros Has Given $21 Million to Planned Parenthood and $246 Million to Pro-Abortion Groups

 

Trump offers Planned Parenthood funds if it halts abortions

 

If Planned Parenthood Closes on the “Day Without A Woman” Strike, 887 Babies Won’t be Aborted

 

Bill overturning Idaho's telemedicine abortion ban advances in legislature

 

Archbishop on Lawmaker Who Voted Against Ban on Late-Term Abortions: Can’t be Catholic and Pro-Abortion

 

Republicans join Democratic call for clarity on Trump abortion order

 

Planned Parenthood Won’t Stop Killing Babies in Abortions on the “Day Without a Woman” Strike

 

This Is What It’s Like To Be The Only Doctor Who Performs Abortions In A Regional Area

 

New Republican healthcare bill will cut most of Planned Parenthood’s funding

 

Italy Needs Abortion Doctors

 

This Bus Is Driving Around Ireland To Help Women Access Safe Abortion

 

United Nations Committee Demands Ireland Legalize Abortion

 

Bioethics Council Nixes Sex-Selective Abortion but OKs for Down Syndrome  (United Kingdom)

 

India abortion: Police find 19 female foetuses

 

Doctor Arrested After Police Find 19 Aborted Girl Babies Abandoned Near a Hospital (India)

 

Polish abortion laws provoke mass Women’s Day protests

 

Baby Jack “Sparrow” Only Lived a Few Weeks, But His Parents Never Could Have Aborted Him (Australia)

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Chinese Military Enters Afghanistan Fray with Pentagon’s Knowledge

 

How America lost Afghanistan

 

Smuggling of goods from Afghanistan controlled, claims FBR

 

AFRICA

 

Libya: Civil war returns as rival sides fight to control oil terminals

 

Porn stars and sweet talk: Moroccan crooks are conning men

 

Tunisia PM hails 'turning point' of Ben Guerdane battle

 

Islamic Extremists in Somalia Kill Secret Christian, Her Son, Wound Husband, Sources Say

 

AGRICULTURE

 

Trump's immigration crackdown has blueberry growers feeling blue

 

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU)

 

ACLU Dedicated to Protecting "Basic Tenants" of Our Constitution

 

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

White House condemns anti-Semitism in ‘strongest terms’

 

'Trump is not the cause of rising anti-Semitism'

 

Court delays hearings for man suspected of threatening JCCs

 

NY, Wisconsin Jewish Centers Evacuated After Threats

 

Sixth wave of threats hits Jewish centers across North America

 

Dennis Prager: Why Do American Jews Want Thousands Of Jew Haters In America?

 

Did Islam or Leftist Politics Drive the JCC Bomb Threat Caller's Anti-Semitism?

 

ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS

 

Dakota Access Pipeline could open next week after activists face final court loss

 

ASIA

 

Survey Finds Pervasive Corruption in Asia Hindering Progress

 

Azerbaijan's women rights takes major leap forward

 

AUSTRALIA

 

Obamacare shift sparks ASX turnaround

 

Dollar falls sharply against US

 

Measles case contracted overseas brought back to Sydney

 

Australian 'sex predator' to escape death penalty

 

'Self-medicating' Australian faces year in Bali jail over cannabis Australian man charged with assaulting and raping British backpacker over two months

 

BIG GOVERNMENT

 

The post-9/11 agency that refuses to die  (New York)

 

 

BOY SCOUTS

 

Volunteer officer, Boy Scout leader charged with raping boy

 

BORDER SECURITY

 

Trump to ask for border wall money — but only a little

 

CANADA

 

TSX, Wall Street finish lower amid weak commodities, Trump tweet on drug prices

 

Two more cases of mumps confirmed, both at Toronto schools

 

'No idea what I'm going to do,' says man deported to Netherlands after nearly 6 decades in Canada

 

PC Leader Patrick Brown calls for halt to school closures

 

Calgary MP Says Canadian Values Questions Will 'Keep Muslims Out'

 

Ontario government unveils 3-year plan to battle racism

 

Triple murderer Douglas Garland in hospital again after being beaten unconscious by inmates

 

Toronto Jewish Community Centre reported safe after threatening call

 

Judge: Weighing suspected drunk driver violated her rights

 

Zika virus in Canadian patients 'more severe' than expected

 

Federal budget to land March 22

 

Exclusive: The immigrant families trudge through the snow from Vermont to Quebec and stop at Pizzeria Steve to savor a jumbo pie. Outside the Royal Canadian Mounted Police wait to arrest them. This is new normal on America's OTHER border

 

Canadian residents may be denied U.S. entry under Trump ban

 

Halifax judge made many errors in taxi driver's sex-assault case, Crown says in appeal

 

We defeated the Nazis in less time than it takes to order a combat knapsack

 

Majority of Chinese home buyers in Toronto are not looking for investment property

 

Canadian citizen denied entry to U.S. told she needed visa to get in

 

Small cider producers and distilleries get $4.9 million help from Ontario government

 

Canada sees third straight trade surplus; gains 'no longer a blip'

 

Shoot it with artillery: How Canada tames avalanches in the treacherous passes of the Rocky Mountains

 

Canada: Leader of the Free World (While President Trump closes the border, Canada clamors for even more refugees.  AVIPP COMMENTARY: Soon Canada will be thrusted into chaos like Europe is because of not probably vetting refugees that are hostile to the West.)

 

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA)

 

'What Wikileaks has here is a genuinely big deal':  Edward Snowden claims CIA hack offers proof that US government is 'secretly paying to keep software unsafe'

 

CIA Spies May Also Operate in Frankfurt

 

CIA can hack almost EVERY device: Giant Wikileak of agency's secrets reveals it can infiltrate iPhones and Androids, Whatsapp, smart TVs -and can even program a self-driving car to KILL

 

Apple, Samsung, Microsoft: WikiLeaks blows lid on scale of CIA’s hacking arsenal

 

Vault 7: CIA Can Stage Fake Russian Hacking to Undermine Trump

 

WikiLeaks Drops the Mother Lode With 'Vault 7'

 

Vault 7: CIA Bypasses Encryption Apps Used by Whistleblowers, Press

 

How The CIA Turned An American Pastime Into A Global Spying Apparatus

 

Wikileaks: CIA Explored Car Hacking to Carry Out “Undetectable Assassinations”

 

CIA Sought Out To Hack Cars, Leaked Docs Say

 

‘Inside the CIA’s global hacking force’… Claims Announcement Stream ‘Under Attack’

 

All Roads Lead Back to Brennan (Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency nominee John Brennan wanted Trumpworld investigated.)

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China warns of a new nuclear arms race after U.S. deploys missile defence in South Korea

 

China vows 'resolute' measures after THAAD deployment

 

China wants water from Russia's Lake Baikal to irrigate drought-hit regions

 

Treasure chest restored to more than US$3 trillion

 

COMMUNIST CUBA

 

The Washington Post's Undisclosed Links to Castro's Torturers

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

What Was Behind N.Korea's Latest Missile Launches?

 

North Korea unleashes chaos in Asia: Murder in Malaysia. Protests in China. Missiles flying toward Japan

 

Launch a drill for attack on US bases in Japan: KCNA

 

A Eureka Moment for Two Times Reporters: North Korea’s Missile Launches Were Failing Too Often

 

Kim Jong Un supervised latest missile launch, state media says  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

North Korea says it was practicing to hit U.S. military bases in Japan with missiles

 

CONGRESS

 

The GOP's Obamacare replacement bill: Dead on arrival?

 

Retire This Rule (Congress should block states from taking over the private-worker pension business.)

 

Are the Republicans in Congress Forgetting the Lessons of 1974 and 1998?

 

Why Dems will regret a probe into Russian election hacking

 

COURTS

 

9,400 to Zero: For 6 Years, Spy Court Denied No Electronic Surveillance Applications

 

Judge rejects ACLU demand for $231,000 from Kim Davis (Case erupted when clerk refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.)

 

Trump U student threatens to take president to trial

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Watch: Video shows female hotel worker fend off attacker

 

26-Year-Old Teacher's Aide Seduces 16-Year-Old Teenage Boy She Tutored

 

Star Chicago boxer’s murder still unsolved three months later

 

Move over, ID theft -- here's the new No. 1 fraud

 

Teen walks out of home holding his mother's head, sheriff says

 

Bones in attic may belong to woman missing since 2015

 

Wife poisons husband’s Lucky Charms to avoid sex with him

 

Police: Woman stabs dad, bites grandma, and fights deputy while holding child

 

Berkeley Student Arrested After Destroying College Republican Signs 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

DNC Chair Admits Party Suffering Both a 'Crisis of Relevance' and 'Confidence'

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Obama's Top Adviser Valerie Jarrett: Her Dad, Maternal Grandpa, and Father-in-Law Were 'Hardcore Communists'

 

Exclusive: Russia's Biggest Bank Paid Podesta To Fight US Sanctions

 

Dirty Barry and his Blackmail Files

 

Chelsea Clinton Attacks Republican Health Care Plan: ‘That’s Not Moral’

 

Obama's Rasputin Moves into the Bunker  (Valerie Jarrett takes her place in the new Obama administration.)

 

Most Don't Want Clinton to Run for Mayor of New York City

 

Democrats try to destroy Trump presidency

 

Dem Donors Team Up for Movie Honoring Washington Post

 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

 

Govt Spends $500,000 To Study Why Farmers Don't Take Federal Money

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

 

China's ZTE pleads guilty, settles with U.S. over Iran, North Korea sales

 

New Commerce Secretary Was No Friend to Russians at Cyprus Bank

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

Students Declare Howard University a 'Trump Plantation' After DeVos Visit  (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Unsatisfied Critics of Trump Immigration Order: This is 'Muslim Ban 2.0'

 

Travel Ban 2.0: Presidential Power on Display

 

Experts Differ on Whether Trump’s New Travel Ban Makes America Safer

 

Behind Trump's New Executive Order: A Clash of Worldviews

 

4 Reasons Why Trump's Latest Travel Ban Order Is a Winner

 

Trump signs new immigration EO; pro-terrorist lawyers (and politicians) spring into action

 

DHS is weighing separating children from parents at border

 

Kelly: DHS wants better vetting in 13 or 14 countries  (Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly)

 

300 Muslim Refugees are Under Investigation for Terrorism

 

It’s not Trump’s travel bans that are critical – but what comes next

 

50,000 Refugees Without Minority Religion Priority is a Disaster

 

Trump's better order — and the border

 

President Trump’s Muslim Ban Lite

 

Jeffrey Toobin thinks the travel ban may work this time

 

Trump’s New Muslim Ban Is Still Illegal

 

Trump Issues a Travel Ban Altered to Stand Up in Court

 

Trump’s new travel ban is as senseless as the first

 

N.Y. officials condemn Trump's new travel ban

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)

 

 Samuel Jackson is Very Angry at Ben Carson (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr Ben Carson)

 

Carson has long history of referring to slaves as immigrants

 

Ben Carson Was Right About Slaves As Immigrants

 

Carson doubles-down: Slaves were ‘involuntary immigrants’   (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr Ben Carson)

 

Carson equates slaves to immigrants, social media blasts comment  (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr Ben Carson)

 

DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR

 

Trump Opens ‘All Available’ Gulf Of Mexico Waters To Oil Drilling

 

Republicans say they want to punish government employees who break the rules. Ryan Zinke has a test case.  (Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke)

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

DOJ deputy nominee: No need to recuse from Russia probes 'at this time' ('Any investigation conducted by the Department of Justice is an independent investigation,' says Rod Rosenstein, a veteran DOJ official.)

 

Trump orders reports on U.S. 'honor killings' (DOJ estimates 23 to 27 victims each year in America.)

 

Sessions: I didn't mislead Congress  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

ECONOMY

 

Stock market slides for second day as energy shares weigh

 

Wall Street dips as pharma, bank stocks retreat

 

Stocks Retreat With Treasuries as Dollar Advances: Markets Wrap

 

Asian stocks flat, euro slides on French election concerns

 

Asian stocks decline after Wall Street falls

 

Saying yes to 4 percent growth

 

Rolling back regulations will help economy

 

Treasury yields tick up as investors await confirmation of March rate hike

 

IBD/TIPP Poll: Americans Don't Love Trump, But Love Trumponomics, Trump Rally

 

Dollar firms against euro and yen; pound weakens amid Brexit implementation

 

Gold prices stretch losing streak to a sixth session

 

EDUCATION

 

How Middlebury College Enabled The Student Riot During Charles Murray’s Visit

 

University Hosts Anti-Islamophobia Self-Defense Workshop

 

Middlebury Student: Riot Was Not Rioters' Fault

 

11 Problems With Teachers Shutting Down Schools For The Women’s Strike

 

Virginia School District Cancels Class On 'Day Without A Woman'

 

Death by Education

 

Schools Try New Approach to Drowsy Students: Let Them Sleep

 

Our Alternative Moral Universes  (America’s moral foundation has crumbled — that’s judging by just the last few days.)

 

Middlebury President Vows 'Accountability'  (College will investigate those who engaged in "acts of disruption and violence.")

 

Will New York open the door to teachers who can’t read?

 

On ‘Day Without Women,’ Two Districts Cancel School

 

'Unprecedented' White Supremacist Activity (Report documents 107 incidents at colleges and universities in the current academic year.)

 

Women’s March Protest Causes ‘Burden on Parents’   (Some DC-area public schools close after 300 female teachers request off for 'Day Without A Woman' protest.)

 

Defending Sea Grant  (Amid report White House wants to kill program based at 33 universities, defenders note many of its projects relate directly to local business needs.)

 

Charles Murray: 'Into the middle of a mob' -- What happened when I tried to speak at Middlebury

 

Loud and Clear  (Study details tool to help professors measure how much active learning is happening in their classrooms.)

 

How colleges muddy the waters on sexual-assault accusations

 

The Futility Of Divesting From Petroleum Pipelines

 

When ‘safe spaces’ turn violent (At Middlebury College last week, Charles Murray needed a safe space — literally.)

 

Bodies on the Gears at Middlebury  (Why are freedom of speech and academic freedom so absolute for Charles Murray yet so conditional for students, asks John Patrick Leary, who writes in defense of the protesters at Middlebury College.)

 

For Yale Law Group Fighting Trump’s Travel Ban, Echoes of 1991

 

Trump Issues New Travel Ban  (Revised travel ban promises to reduce disruption to current students and scholars from affected countries, but concerns remain for new international enrollments and American higher ed’s continued ability to attract top talent from abroad.)

 

UC proposes its first enrollment cap — 20% — on out-of-state students

 

EGYPT

 

Egypt’s Mubarak Acquitted But Remains in Military Hospital (Former Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak)

 

Major Christian Persecution Is Taking Place in Egypt, Christian Families Now Fleeing As Islamic Terrorists Begin Kidnapping And Slaughtering Christians

 

ELECTIONS

 

Eradicating election fraud

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Ex-NSA deputy director affirms Russia couldn’t have changed one single vote in US election

 

Obama and Russian Ambassador’s Dalliance with Nucleons  (What if it was Obama who meddled with the 2016 US Presidential election all along? )

 

Behind the collapse of the ‘Russia Hacking’ narrative, is panic spreading in the Obama camp?

 

ENERGY

 

Oil ends with a slight loss as traders weigh supply outlook

 

Energy Prices

 

America’s Path to Greatness: Border Adjust Oil  (America can be the low-cost producer of oil, gas, electricity, and chemicals, creating millions of jobs, increasing wages, and creating individual and private company wealth. )

 

Trump Cheers Exxon's Plan to Create 45,000 Jobs

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

Trump Wants To Cut A $700 Million EPA Program And Industry Is Freaking Out

 

Major Cuts at the EPA? GOP Says Yes, Democrats Say No

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Growth worries push FTSE 100 to close in the red

 

Russian TV crew tries to bribe Swedish youngsters to riot on camera

 

EU Commissioner Pushes for Hard Line on Poland

 

European Union Was Once a Racist, Far-Right Project

 

War Correspondent: Mosul Safer for Women than Sweden

 

Sweden: Muslim migrant teens rape 14-year-old girl at school, they stay at school, she is transferred

 

Hungary gains final EU approval for its Russian-built nuclear power plant

 

Hungary Approves Detention Of All Asylum Seekers

 

Sentinel satellite launched to picture Planet Earth

 

E.U. Moves to Create Military Training Headquarters

 

Iran Deal Could Be Gateway for Terror Victim Legal Claims (A fight to seize Iranian assets in Europe to pay victims has raised a new set of diplomatic and national security complications because of the nuclear deal.)

 

Report: E.U. May Launch its Own Nuclear Deterrent Amid Uncertainties With U.S.

 

EUTHANASIA

 

The Mother Situation: Award-Winning Short Film About the Dangers of Euthanasia Wins at Film Festival

 

EXPORT-IMPORT BANK

 

Trump’s Mixed Signals on Export-Import Bank Leave Door Open for Conservatives

 

FEDERAL BUDGET

 

Trumponomics 101: Good Riddance to Eight Years of Obama Budget Chaos

 

Trump’s initial budget proposal won’t specify tax code changes

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI)

 

Trump's unsubstantiated wiretap claim creates strain with FBI director

 

FEMINISM

 

Feminist Emma Watson Gets Blasted by Feminists

 

FINANCIAL INDUSTRY

 

Two Southern California executives out at Wells Fargo amid stream of departures

 

FOREST SERVICE

 

Bike collision with grizzly killed forest cop

 

FOREIGN POLICY

 

Trump's travel ban contains a tool that could change how the U.S. conducts foreign policy

 

FRANCE

 

France Poachers break into zoo to kill rhino and cut off its horns

 

French cop in court after 50kg of cocaine vanishes from police HQ

 

'Several buried' as avalanche hits Alps

 

French air traffic control strike causes more misery for passengers

 

French tycoon 'gave Fillon undeclared €50,000 loan'

 

GERMANY

 

Facebook: German court rules against Syrian refugee

 

Nazi art theft: Germany helps Jewish collector's heirs hunt stolen works

 

Tensions Escalate Between Berlin and Erdogan  (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Manhunt in Germany after suspect kills boy and brags about it on video

 

Germany demands more ambition from EU partners over post-Brexit future

 

Berlin rebuffs Trump attempt to start trade talks, saying 'speak to EU'

 

Germany no longer 'world's best country' due to terror attacks

GOP

 

Sen. Pres. de León Claims Sen. Janet Nguyen ‘enjoyed the 15 minutes of fame,’ Over Senate Eject  (California)

 

GUANTANAMO

 

Trump attacks Obama for releasing 'vicious' Gitmo prisoners

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Tom Price points to smaller stack of paper to prove new healthcare bill (Health and Human Service Secretary Tom Price)

 

60 Percent of State Governors and Insurance Commissioners Cite Challenges With Obamacare  

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Improper Flu Shots Can Lead to Injury — But A Little-Known Gov't Program Can Help 

 

Doctors try to balance care, federal demands

 

A California Single-Payer Health Care Plan Would Be Great — For Texas 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep to star in new Pentagon Papers film ‘The Post’ 

 

HONG KONG

 

Beijing has right to ‘step in’ to Hong Kong election, official says

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

House Intel schedules first Russia hearing for March 20

 

Conservatives Savage GOP Obamacare Plan Despite Trump Praise

 

Give up your new iPhone to pay for healthcare! Senior Republican tells Americans they will have to make choices in Trump's Obamacare replacement (and guess what phone he uses)  (US Representative of Utah Jason Chaffetz (R)

 

RINO-Care: A more insolvent version of Obamacare … except this time GOP owns it

 

Republicans Cave On ObamaCare

 

House Republicans Release Text of Obamacare Repeal, Conservatives Call for Action ‘Now’

 

Oversight Chairman: Nothing to See on Trump's Voter Fraud Claims, But Wiretapping Worth a Look  (US Representative of Utah Jason Chaffetz (R)

 

Club for Growth opposes GOP Obamacare replacement

 

House Republicans Unveil ACA Replacement Plan, Eliminating Obamacare’s Taxes and Mandates  (Plan will keep provisions for those with preexisting conditions and for young people staying on parents' plan until 26.)

 

House Oversight chair: We won't probe Trump's voter fraud claims

 

Would-Be Congresswoman Raffles Off AR-15 Assault Rifle

 

Chaffetz: Americans may need to choose between iPhone or healthcare (US Representative of Utah Jason Chaffetz (R)

 

Congressional conservatives glare at House Obamacare replacement

 

Republican plan to attract healthy may be as ineffective as Obamacare's mandate

 

Who gets tax credits under GOP health plan

 

Freedom Caucus balks at Obamacare replacement

 

Republican Obamacare plan signals that liberalism has already won

 

House plan creates Obamacare cliff for 2020 election

 

GOP gives big business what it wants, protects tax break on large insurance plans

 

Ad airing now to provide air cover for Obamacare repeal effort

 

House Republicans release long-awaited ObamaCare replacement bill

 

G.O.P. Health Plan Would Sub Mandate With Incentives

 

Obamacare replacement requires care from Republicans

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Studies detail how much funding sanctuary cities stand to lose

 

An Afghan earned visas for working with U.S. forces. Then immigration officials tried to deport them.


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

Washington Post employee posed as ICE agent, police say

 

INDIA

 

Anti-terror operation in Lucknow ends, one terror suspect killed

 

Grooms not wanted: Demand for US-based men falls in great Indian wedding market

 

Pak fears ‘hidden camera’ on India’s tallest flag at Attari, BSF trashes claim

 

F-18, Rafale or Gripen: Indian Navy looks for its next fighter jet

 

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICES (IRS)

 

Liberal New York Times columnist may face serious legal problems  (Could New York Times’ Nicholas Kristoff’s tweet asking anyone at the IRS to criminally leak Trump’s tax return be solicitation of a felony? )

 

American tax law subsidizing remittances to Mexico

 

Trump’s gift to Americans: Making it easier to cheat on their taxes

 

IRAN

 

Tump Admin Blasted for Continuing Obama Admin Effort to Sell Iran Planes

 

New Iran Sanctions Risk the Threat of War

 

2,100 Iran fighters killed in Iraq, Syria: official

 

Iran: A Leading State in Women’s Oppression

 

Who might succeed Khamenei as Iran’s Supreme Leader?

 

 

IRAQ

 

Iraqi Special Forces Capture Central Bank, Justice Court In Mosul

 

Return to Mosul

 

Mosul battle: Troops retake main government office

 

ISLAM

 

CAIR Blames White House ‘Islamophobes’ and ‘White Supremacists’ for New Travel Order

 

Nike set to launch the ‘Pro Hijab’ for female Muslim athletes

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Tuesday, March 7, 2017)

 

'We need an active America in our region' (Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman meets Secretary of Defense James Mattis. The two discuss regional issues and US involvement in the region.)

 

Sea of Galilee at lowest level in century after driest February

 

8 Palestinians detained as youth clash with Israeli forces over killing of Basel al-Araj

 

Film mogul Milchan gives ‘important’ testimony in grilling over Netanyahu ties  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Media Misfeasance Exposed in “Eyeless in Gaza” Documentary

 

Netanyahu: Israel won’t tolerate violations of its borders

 

'Bring Hamas leaders for "holiday" in Israel'

 

Despite promises, Ethiopian immigration still stalled as Israelis pass the buck

 

The Most Important Article that You Didn’t Read about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

 

Anti-Trump sentiment may turn against Israel, Ya’alon warns (Former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon)

 

Palestinian Authority, Fatah Members Participate In Celebrations In Israeli City For Arab-Israeli Prisoner Released After Serving 15-Year Terrorism Sentence

 

Most Jewish Israelis say Trump will allow settlement growth

 

US working with Israel on 'settlements'

 

From our partner: UK foreign secretary to meet anti-settlement group on Israel trip

 

Arab Stabs Jewish Man Near Gush Etzion Tunnels Checkpoint

 

Israeli, Palestinian students negotiate the ‘ultimate deal’

 

Knesset passes 'BDS ban' preventing foreign boycott supporters from entering Israel

 

Israel-Germany ‘special relationship’ at a nadir, report says

 

Russian B-List Leaders Meet MK Herzog in Moscow to Discuss Syria, PA (Labor Party chairman Isaac Herzog)

 

Army disarms bombs near Gaza fence; cross-border fire reported

 

Israeli army prosecution files appeal for harsher sentence for Elor Azarya

 

Annexation or not, the Israeli Right must come to its senses

 

Knesset Holds Emergency Debate About US Anti-Semitism

 

First rocket launch from unmanned IDF navy vessel   (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Slain activist Basel al-Araj 'a representation of the soul of Palestinian youth'

 

US Jewish groups ‘troubled’ by Israeli bill banning BDS supporters

 

2,000 Year Old Road Excavated near Bet Shemesh

 

Turkey, Israel to work on practical issues at first, says Knesset head

 

One State? Two States? The Power of Trump's Roll of the Dice

 

The Inevitable Outcome of the Establishment of Palestine

 

Avigdor Liberman vs. Israeli Democracy  (Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman raises fears over applying sovereignty to Judea and Samaria.)

 

JAPAN

 

Trump, Abe say North Korea threat 'entered a new stage' (Japanese Prime Minister  Shinzo Abe)

 

JORDAN

 

Jordan to try five IS suspects over suicide attack 

 

LIBERALISM

 

Charles Murray’s Crime: Telling Liberals They Are Making Things Worse

 

LOBBYISTS

 

Iraq’s lobbyists mobilized after travel ban, documents reveal

 

MALAYSIA

 

Malaysia says foiled Houthi attack ahead of Saudi King’s visit

 

Kim Jong-nam death: Malaysia and N Korea in tit-for-tat exit bans

 

MARIJUANA

 

What is the future of recreational marijuana in Trump's America?

 

MEDIA

 

CNN president expects Trump to see out his four-year term

 

Chris Matthews Implies Mark Levin and Rush Limbaugh Not Real News Sources

 

IBD/TIPP Poll: Public Turned Off By Media's Relentlessly Negative Coverage Of Trump

 

Krauthammer: The End Of Obamacare Is The End Of Trump

 

Local YMCA Bans Mainstream Media From Gym Due to Emotional Safety Concerns

 

Mark Levin on Trump wiretapping claims: 'We're talking about police state tactics'

 

How the Media Create the Culture

 

The Ancient Laws of Unintended Consequences   (Eight years of a fawning press have made the Left reckless.)

Major media 'forget' own reporting of Obama surveillance

 

MEDICAID

 

Feds Busted 1,600 Medicaid Frauds Stealing $1.9B in 2016

 

MEXICO

 

$16 Billion Poorer, Pathological Trump-Hating Mexican NY Times Owner Contemplates Run for Presidency

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

KSA denies reports of transgender women killed by police  (Saudi Arabia)

 

Bahrain postpones trial of Shiite opposition leader

 

MILITARY

 

Navy Veteran Takes His Own Life After VA Denied Him Full Disability Benefits

 

Silent Sentry: Defending the final frontier

 

Pentagon Blasts Iranian Navy For Harassing U.S. Ships In Persian Gulf

 

How bad is the defense acquisition system, really?

 

Inquiry Opens Into How 30,000 Marines Shared Illicit Images of Female Peers

 

Federal hiring freeze could cause more disruptions to military services

 

Army explores changing rules to allow beards: ‘There’s a large desire’

 

Air Force’s ‘meanest, toughest, most tactical machine’ arrives at Yokota

 

Pentagon: Iranian vessels harass Navy ship, as Iran tests missile defense system

 

Guam lawsuit says Navy should pay its share of dump cleanup

 

US challenges 22 countries over excessive sea claims

 

'Some days I don't want to leave my house': Women who had their nude photos posted on Marine Corps revenge porn Facebook group speak out

 

MINIMUM WAGE

 

 Minimum wage hiking resistance

 

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

 

Russia-Trump Campaign Collusion Narrative Disintegrating  (Former Director of National Intelligence James R Clapper reaffirms no evidence for Dems' wild conspiracy theory.)

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

 

NASA to recreate the coldest spot in the universe: Tiny lab to be sent to the ISS can cool to a billionth of a degree above absolute zero

 

NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE

 

Trump's inauguration - the OFFICIAL photos: The National Park Service releases dozens of photographs... so was Donald right to accuse the media of making his crowd seem smaller? 

 

National Park Service photos show Obama’s inauguration crowd was bigger than Trump’s

 

NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

 

NSA Whistleblower: Spy Agencies Eavesdrop On Americans Without Warrants All The Time

 

NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER

 

Catherine Herridge: Top Level Deep State Operatives Leaked Flynn Phone Call Transcripts

 

Doubts about Gen. McMaster

 

NUTRITION

 

Why you should STOP peeling your vegetables: Health experts say the skin is where the majority of the vitamins and nutrients are

 

Exposed, the truth behind the great health myths: From the five-a-day rule to eating oily fish once a week, experts reveal the common mantras that were completely made up

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan temporary open Torkham- Chaman border for two days

 

India's nuclear record better, but Pakistan also needs NSG: China

 

Five Pak-Army soldiers killed along Pak-Afgan border

  

PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

 

Trump Sends Pharma Stocks Down With New Tweet on Drug Prices

 

POLITICS

 

Change in Our Time

 

POLLS

 

CNN/ORC poll: Public splits on revoking individual mandate

 

RADIO

 

Conservative radio host Levin pens scathing open letter to CNN's Stelter

 

Levin: Obama knew about Trump spying, 'unless he's Helen Keller'

 

RESTAURANT INDUSTRY

 

Free! IHOP is giving away pancakes Tuesday

 

RETIREMENT

 

Older Americans may have to postpone retirement under Republican health bill

 

RUSSIA

 

Damage Done: How Russia Hysteria Has Hurt U.S.-Russia Relations

 

Russia’s Antey nuclear submarines to be rearmed with Kalibr missile systems

 

US to refuse Russian rocket engines?

 

Russia Tells UN Court It Has No Jurisdiction In Ukraine Case

 

Russian military to get new long-range air defense missile system

 

Russian Banks Refuse Passports From Ukraine's Breakaway Republics

 

MP warns US deployment of THAAD system in South Korea jeopardizes Russia’s security

 

Russia 'Open' To Investment, Cooperation In Oil And Gas With U.S. Firms

 

Russia boasts nukes making it 'immune to any missile defense'

 

Putin spokesman says American 'hysteria' is hurting relations (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

Gun Sales Continue Retreat From Record Levels Seen Under Obama

 

She begged a store not to sell her mentally ill daughter a gun. It did anyway — with a tragic result.

 

SECRET SERVICE

 

Ex-Secret Service agent: Media missing 1 huge wiretap point  ('The FBI's not going to tell the Secret Service if they're monitoring the President-elect')

 

 

SENATE

 

Entire US Senate demands Trump take action on threats to Jewish centers

 

Sen. Feinstein Worries 'The Justice Department Could Become Politicized'   (US Senator of California Dianne Feinstein (D); AVIPP COMMENTARY: Justice is already politicized.  Read: Report: 97 Percent of DOJ Employee Political Donations Went to Hillary Clinton  )

 

Al Franken: I believe Jeff Sessions perjured himself  (US Senator of Minnesota Al Franken (D)/US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Graham to GOP: Slow down on scrapping Obamacare (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)

 

Lawmaker Welcomes Fresh Approach to Eradicating ‘Evolving’ Threat of Islamic Terrorism

 

Obamacare Replacement Unveiled as GOP Senators Protest Medicaid Cuts

 

Dem Senator Says He Has Better Relationship With Trump Than He Did With Obama (US Senator of West Virginia Joe Manchin III (D)

 

Senators decry 'accelerating' anti-Semitic threats in bipartisan plea

 

Senate Rescinds Obama’s Blacklist Rule

 

Liberals threaten to primary over Gorsuch  (Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch)

 

Schumer promises Dems will try to defeat 'Trumpcare'  (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York) 

 

McCain: Americans must 'demand' Trump prove wiretapping claims (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R); AVIPP COMMENTARY: Americans should demand that the senile John McCain resign.  If he would read a few reports he would see there is a need for an investigation into Trumps claims. Read: The Obama Camp’s Disingenuous Denials on FISA Surveillance of Trump ;Mark Levin to Congress: Investigate Obama’s ‘Silent Coup’ vs. Trump .)

 

The return of Rand Paul (US Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul (R)

 

Protesters force Rubio out of a second Florida office  (US Senator of Florida Marco Rubio (R)

 

SEX TRAFFICKING

 

Sex Trafficking Arrests Soar Under Trump; MSM Completely Ignores

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

More Lotte Marts in China Forced to Close Amid THAAD Row

 

THAAD deployment threat stokes US tensions with Beijing, Moscow

 

Korea begins THAAD deployment: military

 

US & South Korea drills may lead to 'actual war', North Korea warns

 

Seoul mulls taking China to WTO over THAAD retribution

 

U.S. military sends missile defense system to South Korea

 

Surprise deployment of THAAD raises questions

 

S. Korea reiterates nuke-free stance amid talk of redeploying U.S. nukes to Korea

 

SPACE

 

Taxpayers May Be on the Hook for the Next SpaceX or Orbital Rocket Failure

 

Space competition heats up between Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk

 

SPAIN

 

Eat, don't pay :120 diners flee Spanish hotel with €2,200 bill unpaid

 

SPORTS

 

Why ESPN is being forced to fire some of your favorite anchors

 

Rams defensive lineman Ethan Westbrooks is arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

 

Broncos ready to pursue Romo if QB is released

 

Andrew Bogut suffers broken left leg in Cavaliers debut

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

College Basketball Scoreboard (Men)

 

STATES

 

Kansas Committee Passes Pro-Life Simon’s Law to Protect Babies From DNR Orders

 

At least 3 dead after train hits charter bus in Mississippi

 

Wildfires in four U.S. states kill five people and force thousands from homes

 

‘No getting out of this’: Major earthquake ‘certain’ to hit Southern California, study says

 

Focus on Trump in Va. governor race

 

Tornadoes slam Midwest, leaving behind a trail of destruction

 

Casey Anthony on life after acquittal: 'I sleep pretty good at night'

 

Alabama Lawmakers Preparing to Impeach 'Love Gov'

 

Gov Moonbeam Goes From Threatening Trump to Begging for $$$ (Governor of California Jerry Brown (D)

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Trump’s State Department Discovers That Press Briefings Aren’t Deadly

 

State Dept. briefings to resume after 2-month hiatus

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

11 years ago: Ginsburg was snoring on the bench

 

SYRIA

 

US armored column at Manbij to block Russians (US and Russian military forces face to face in Syrian Manbij after the Trump administration makes its first direct military move in Syria.)

 

US Troops in Manbij to 'Deter' Skirmishes Between Turks, Kurds

 

Syria forces quietly take up buffer between Kurds, Turks

 

Syrian children turn to suicide, self-harm amid horrors of war

 

Syrian children in state of 'toxic stress', Save the Children says

 

 

TAIWAN

 

Helicopter carrier proposed by navy

 

Taiwan exports rise for 5th  straight month in February

 

Taiwan places in top three in anti-corruption efforts

 

Apply for WHO membership: groups

 

Labor groups: current national holiday overtime pay unreasonable

 

U.S. challenges Taiwan, 21 others over maritime claims

 

Poultry products from two US states banned

 

Taiwan Air Force hero charged with spying for China

 

TAXATION

 

Fallout over Philadelphia's soda tax bubbles up

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

SoftBank fund opens loophole for Chinese investors in US tech

 

All-knowing surveillance system detects gunfire all across America

 

TERRORISM

 

The Problem and Promise of Political Violence in Trump’s America

 

US warns its citizens worldwide against ‘less sophisticated’ terrorism

 

TRADE

 

Oil imports lift U.S. trade deficit to near five-year high

 

$31,304,400,000: U.S. Merchandise Trade Deficit With China Sets January Record

 

TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION (TSA)

 

Furious passengers dub the TSA's new 'invasive' pat-downs 'legalized groping' as it's revealed agents caught 79 people trying to get guns through security in one week

 

TSA Warns Local Police About Its New Airport Pat-Downs

 

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

 

Trump's Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and other top officials are bedding down at the Trump hotel in D.C. when they are in town

 

 

TURKEY

 

US, Russian, Turkish military chiefs meet in Antalya to discuss Syria, Iraq (Photos)

 

Video: Turkish remake echoing American teacher with students goes viral

 

Violence by far the biggest problem women face in Turkey: Poll

 

Turkish Referendum Has Country Trading Barbs With Germany Over Free Speech

 

Turkish FM travels to Germany amid crisis

 

Fitch expects modest economic recovery in Turkey in 2017

 

Number of illiterate women five times higher than number of illiterate men in Turkey

 

US consulate employee in Turkey’s Adana arrested over PKK links

 

Astana talks not to substitute Geneva process: Russia

 

317 women killed with weapons in Turkey in 2016: Report

 

Turkish woman astrophysicist starts significant project for NASA

 

Turkey puts 28 new power plants into operation in February: Ministry

 

Borsa Istanbul hits 25-month high

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

European stocks log 4th  loss in a row after downbeat German data

 

Rabbit hole leads to 700 year old Knights Templar cave

 

May urged to call summit over NI impasse  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

Jim Sillars: I won’t back independence if Scotland rejoins EU   (Former deputy leader of the SNP Jim Sillars said he will not vote for Scottish independence in the future if it entailed rejoining the European Union.)

 

Facebook 'failed to remove sexualised images of children'

 

Article 50 Bill:Government defeated in the Lords as peers agree amendment calling for Parliament to get meaningful debate on Brexit vote

 

Briton 'suffers two-month rape ordeal'

 

Jeremy Corbyn loses cool with BBC presenter after refusing five times to say whether Labour could win snap election

 

Parents 'should decide' care of baby

 

Cash for new grammar schools in Budget

 

' Homeless charities referring rough sleepers to immigration enforcement teams

 

Budgens store closures to cost 800 jobs

 

Secret recording:Surrey council leader 'had gentleman's agreement' with ministers

 

 Peugeot to 'unleash Vauxhall potential'

 

 Man jailed for 42 months for poisoning wife with laxatives

 

Ministers at risk of second Brexit defeat

 

Torture: Victims in high court challenge to Home Office over detentions

 

Upside down heart valve op killed woman

 

 Nestlé to remove 10% of sugar from all snacks in UK and Ireland by 2018

 

Judges to consider youth discrimination

 

Bank of England Deputy governor fails to declare conflict of interest

 

No 10 rejects Hague call for election

 

Streets across Scotland 'getting dirtier'

 

Former spy behind Trump-Russia dossier returns to work 

 

George Michael's cause of death revealed

 

This former British lawmaker is at the heart of Trump’s wiretap allegations

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

UN Trump's revised travel ban will worsen plight of refugees

 

US hasn't decided yet on Iran nuclear deal: IAEA

 

 

UNITED STATES

 

Missing Richard Simmons is NOT being held hostage by his housekeeper, claims publicist as podcast takes US by storm

 

Should mothers-to-be REALLY avoid fruit and veg? Claims pesticides could harm their baby's brain 

 

WHITE HOUSE

  

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump team spoke to Russia envoy about closer links before election (Exclusive: Former adviser JD Gordon goes on record for first time about controversial conversation with Sergey Kislyak.)

 

Trump hasn't spoken to FBI dir. about wiretap claims: Spicer  (White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer)

 

Trump Surveillance Allegation Could Trace to Reported Court Order

 

The disappearing Sean Spicer (White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer)

 

Trump ratchets up sales job for new health care plan

 

Trump on Obama Wiretapping: 'This Will All Come Out. I Will Be Proven Right.'

 

Trump surprises group on first White House tour since inauguration

 

Trump to meet with senior Black Caucus member

 

The Obama Admin Declared War On Trump. Trump Just Responded With His Own Declaration

 

Pence defends House plan to repeal, replace Obamacare  (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

WaPo: Trump May ‘Outlast’ WH Press with ‘Unsustainable’ Pace…

 

Stopping CNN spies  (A CNN espionage operation against the White House.)

 

The Problem with Investigating Trump

 

100 Days of Trump: Can President Trump lead and tweet at the same time?

 

The Republic Strikes Back  (The Trump revolution is primarily a re-emergence of the American republic.  Take a look at the history.)

 

Trump: Russia got stronger because Obama was ‘weak’

 

#ObamaGate: Exposing the Obama Deep State  (Obama’s third term has begun. Our Republic is in danger.)

 

Investigate Obamagate

 

The Struggle of Memory Against Forgetting  (Phone tap on Trump recalls Obama lies and high-tech harassment.)

 

Trump's Twitter bomb may have detonated 'Obamagate'

 

Investigate Obamagate

 

Michael Reagan on Trump: I'd break 'his thumbs' over tweets

 

Republicans: Don't enable Trump's absurd Obama wiretapping accusation

 

Trump set for showdown with Richard Trumka, Lindsey Graham (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)

 

Ex-DOJ official: Obama knows if feds got Trump FISA warrant

 

What is Donald Trump hiding in his tax returns? And will they ever see the light of day?

 

3 big denials of Obama spying on Trump look like non-denials

 

Something a lot of us could get behind — a week without Trump

 

Report: White House 'plagiarizes' from oil giant


When One President Smears Another

 

White House aides struggle to defend Trump’s wiretap claim

 

Pause This Presidency! (The question of Russian interference is existential.)

 

No matter the evidence, Trump won’t stop believing

 

White House takes credit for ExxonMobil’s investment plan — from four years ago

 

Can Trump weather the storms of his own making?

 

‘President for a Day,’ starring Donald Trump

 

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)

 

WHO: Pollution kills more than 1.7 million children a year

 

 

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