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Wednesday, March 7, 2018





In Today’s Issue: 




Abortion Causes 25% of All Deaths in United States, Guns Just 1.5%


Planned Parenthood accused of 'hostility' to state rules


ACLU Pushes for Unlimited “Right” to Abortion for Illegal Immigrants


The Details In That Illegal Immigrant Abortion Case Are Finally Coming Out


Planned Parenthood Clinic Caught Injuring Woman in Botched Abortion 11 Days After It Hurt Another Woman


Manipulative language, deceptive actions: Don’t get misled on abortion and euthanasia


Mississippi Governor Will Sign Pro-Life Bill Banning Abortions After 15 Weeks


Mississippi lawmakers approve ban on abortions after 15 weeks


Utah House passes bill outlawing Down syndrome abortions


Ohio Fetal Remains Bill Yet Another Attack On Abortion Access


Abortion worker testifies at Mary Wagner’s trial: ‘Patients are always sad’


Patients, doctors gather at SC Statehouse to protest 'dangerous' anti-abortion bills


Women worry what SC abortion bills would mean for them


Satanic Temple challenges Missouri's 72-hour abortion waiting period


University Removes Poster Honoring Planned Parenthood Founder Margaret Sanger After Pro-Life Students Protest


Trump’s Abortion Gag Rule Is Hurting Reproductive Rights Around the Globe


Ireland Clears the Way for May Vote on Legalizing Abortion, Killing Unborn Babies Up to 14 Weeks


In Ireland, A Vote Is Expected This Spring On Expanding Abortion Rights


70 Argentina Politicians Introduce Legislation to Legalize Abortion, Kill Unborn Babies Up to 14 Weeks-Old


Argentina lawmakers propose legalizing elective abortion




Is peace in Afghanistan within reach?


Afghanistan’s addiction to ill-gotten gains


This all-female TV station is bringing women's issues to Afghanistan's attention




Cape Town drought: South African city may avoid 'Day Zero'


Contaminated food in South Africa kills 180 in last year


The toll of the cobalt mining industry




Airport confiscates 'potentially dangerous' gun necklace, woman claims




Report: British Labour Party’s Jeremy Corbyn Seen in Facebook Group Rife with Anti-Semitism


Polish PM ‘proud’ of events that triggered antisemitic incitement in 1968





ASX slides as economic adviser Gary Cohn exit sparks trade war worries


Trump tariffs tax Australian dollar, ASX


Man who swallowed slug at party fights Australia government over health bills


Netflix's boss is worried about Australia's content quotas - and  the internet


GDP shows Australians no better off than a year ago 




Baby Born After Mother Has Uterus Transplant, Here’s Why It’s a Cause For Pro-Life Concern




Energy weighs on TSX, Wall St. mixed as tensions ebb over Trump’s tariffs threat


Christian couple that lost foster children for refusing to lie about Easter Bunny vindicated by Ontario court


Montreal university union in rough water after comparing teachers to Gilligan's Island character


No sudden moves - Canada sticks to measured tack in U.S. trade row


Toronto police interviewed Bruce McArthur years before alleged serial killer's arrest


Toronto mayor calls for independent review of McArthur murder case


DND needs an extra $54M — just to evaluate bids to build it a new fleet of warships


‘Beloved’ new mother died of infection at Markham Stouffville Hospital


Death of Regina girl found under snow in her backyard investigated


Sailor testifies superior performed oral sex on him


Montreal suburb’s plan to ban public smoking could do more harm than good, advocate says





Exodus from Puerto Rico grows as island struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria




Suspected opioid overdoses increased 30 percent in one year, CDC report says





CIA Warns of Extensive Chinese Operation to Infiltrate American Institutions




Colbert Announces Comey to Appear on Show in April (Former FBI Director James Comey)




China has its own North Korea scenario


U.S.-China Rivalry Is, More Than Ever, a Fight Over Tech


U.S. Considers Broad Curbs on Chinese Imports, Takeovers


Prostitute sparks frenzy at hotel by posting ‘free sex’ ad and room number





Is North Korea Really Seeking Peace, Or Is The Regime Setting A Trap?


Confront the North Korea Threat with Increased Deterrence


Kim Jong-un’s Peace Gambit  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


Trump takes credit for Kim Jong-un’s sudden shift on talks  


Kim Jong Un is suddenly talking about peace. Here’s why.


Would you buy a used bridge from this dictator?


Be wary of North Korea's sudden turn towards diplomacy





Trump’s Tariffs Will Hurt the Economy. Congress Should Reassert Its Constitutional Authority on Trade.


Federal Investigation Into Al Jazeera Gains Steam After Qatar-Funded Spy Op on U.S. Jews  


Steel tariff sparks GOP talk about stripping Trump's trade powers


Here's what Congress can actually do about mass shootings




Federal Overreach and the National Concealed Carry Law




New York: Muslim pleads guilty to helping orchestrate jihad suicide attack at US base in Iraq


Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz indicted on 34 counts, including premeditated murder


Judge rules Idaho must allow transgender people to change sex listed on birth certificates


Man killed fiancée’s sister amid rough sex at motel: cops


Virtual currencies are commodities, U.S. judge rules


Alabama man agrees to plea deal after being arrested 4 days after publicly criticizing local sheriff




Report: Top 100 Most Dangerous Cities in the U.S.


Alabama Police: 2 Hurt in Accidental High School Shooting


Nikolas Cruz's jail records reveal details of gunman's behavior in days after Florida school shooting


Pastor, cop arrested in massage parlor prostitution raid


Man accused of wanting to eat child ‘sex slave’ released from jail


Detroit teen who posed with an AR-15 rifle and wrote 'Next school shooter' on his Instagram now faces up to 20 YEARS in prison





New Mexico official threatens to erect fence to block border patrol operations




There's a better way of protecting consumer data






WaPo Calls Out Tom Perez for False Claim That DNC Broke Fundraising Records in January (Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez)





Left and Lefter in California (Golden State Democrats seem ready to break for good with mainstream, moderate liberalism.)


Media Fail to Give Chelsea Clinton Same Treatment Given Ivanka Trump


Democratic Governor: NRA Has ‘Become a Terrorist Organization’


An Obama Photo Worth a Thousand Lies


Michelle Obama dances with toddler who was captivated by her portrait


Villaraigosa and Newsom want to build more houses in California than ever before. Experts see the candidates' goal as an empty promise 




Education chief Betsy DeVos visits Stoneman Douglas, but some students unhappy (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)


Betsy DeVos pressed to toss Obama’s lenient school-discipline directive




Read Jeff Sessions' prepared remarks about California's 'sanctuary state' laws (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


U.S. Sues California to Void Immigrant Protection Laws


Jerry Brown: Sessions' 'sad' political stunts won't work in California  (Governor of California Jerry Brown (D)/ US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


Adviser to U.A.E. crown prince reportedly cooperating in Mueller probe (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)




Trump personally intervened to block federal funding for N.Y. transit project, transportation secretary says





S&P ends down slightly as U.S. talks tariff exemptions


Stocks end mixed after Trump economic advisor Gary Cohn resigns


Stocks pare losses on possible U.S. tariff exemptions; oil slides


 S&P 500, Dow close lower on Cohn resignation; Nasdaq extends win streak


Don’t sweat the dips because this bull has some fight left, according to this chart


Dow briefly erased 2018 gains to go negative with more than 300-point tumble amid Cohn resignation


Dow drops 270 points after Trump's top economic adviser Gary Cohn resigns


How stock-market investors are bracing for a potential trade war after Cohn exit


U.S. Futures Drop as Cohn Resigns; Yen, Bonds Gain: Markets Wrap


Shares drop as key Trump adviser's departure heightens trade war fears


Small business lending can rev America's economic engine


Gold settles lower, extends loss after Fed Beige Book


Dollar edges lower as rivals gain steam, ahead of official tariff announcement




Michigan University Allegedly Revokes Christian Group's Status Because Its Leaders Must Affirm Christianity


Minneapolis college: Muslim crawls into bathroom stall, tries to rape woman, tells cops “I’ll rape you too”


Segregated Staff Meetings at a Public Middle School


Off-Campus Bigotry


Yale's Swensen (Mostly) Apologizes for Harsh Words to Students


Foreign Language Enrollments Drop Sharply


University in Upstate New York Forces Activists Off Public Property by Claiming Eminent Domain


New Push to Drop Drug Offenses as Barrier to Student Aid


Could Wildcat Teachers’ Strikes Spread to Other States?


Florida lawmakers ban ‘free speech zones’ on college campuses


Schools should be treated as target zones. It’s time to secure them.


‘I feel really bad for the Class of 2018’: D.C. students’ graduation may be imperiled


We already ask too much of teachers. Don't ask them to take on kids with guns


Campus fascism on the march


N.Y. drama takes two big prospects out of discussion for L.A. schools job


School ordered to reveal details of collusion with Muslim activists


University gets real-life test on following Constitution


Asian-American man films a female college professor storming off after telling him and his wife to 'go back to your home country'





Signs of a blue wave in Texas? Not so fast.


Flood of legislative candidates points to enthusiasm in both parties


Bernie Sanders' stepdaughter loses bid for mayor of Burlington, Vermont


Democratic voters show up in force in Texas, a sign that liberal enthusiasm could reshape Republican states


George P. Bush wins primary in Texas





Massachusetts Dem Deval Patrick Declares He’s Open to 2020 Run, Slams Clinton’s Failed 2016 Campaign




Oil prices drop over 2% as trade-war concerns sink in and U.S. output climbs


Energy Prices


America Is Finally Catching Up on Clean Coal





Ukraine begins seizure of Russian energy giant Gazprom's assets, citing Stockholm court decision


Ukraine’s hybrid war




European stocks end higher, erasing earlier losses sparked by Cohn’s exit


Man in Italy approaches African street vendor, pulls out a gun and murders him


Vienna: Knife-wielding man randomly attacks pedestrians, at least three injured


Sweden: Court rules using Sharia, acquits man who beat his wife, discounts her testimony


Poland: Warsaw Ghetto museum will show the ‘mutual love’ between Poles, Jews


Sweden finds Trump was right on immigration, gang violence




McDonald's Golden Arches Get Flipped Upside Down To Make Social Statement




Christopher Steele knew Democrats funding Trump dossier before FBI sought FISA warrant





FDA clears DNA test to spot cancer genes, but with warnings




France to cut speed limit on roads to 80km/h in July despite opposition


France: Muslim migrant murders homeless man, found wearing victim’s shoes




Germany imprisons 8 for anti-migrant terrorism


Germany moves to boost presence in Afghanistan, training in Iraq


German government condemns AfD lawmakers' Damascus visit



Why the GOP Needs to Win in November




HHS official to return to work after probe into inflammatory social media posts: report




How to derail the ‘antibiotic apoclypse’


Two states saw opioid ER trips double in just one year


UnitedHealthcare to pass drug rebates on to some customers




‘Modern Family’ Cast Backs Parkland Students’ Gun Control March, Rips NRA





Mississippi city says it will now hold gay pride parade after lawsuit filed




J Street reconsiders endorsement of congressman who praised Farrakhan


Former Clinton HHS Secretary Shalala Running for Congress


Pot-smoking Jewish Congressional candidate accused of abusing women


107 House Republicans Send Letter Pleading With Trump Not To Impose Tariffs


DCCC Strategy to Destroy Dem’s Candidacy Backfires


Gowdy, Goodlatte demand appointment of special counsel, citing FISA abuses (US Representative of South Carolina Trey Gowdy (R)/ US Representative of Virginia Bob Goodlatte (R)


Convicted Money Launderer in Rep. Alcee Hastings’s (D-Florida) District Office Received Pay Increase for ‘Part-Time’ Work Last Year


GOP calls for second special counsel to probe alleged bias and surveillance abuse at FBI, Justice Department


Michael McCaul and Mark Meadows: Resist Russian manipulation and stay united


Two Dems poised to make history as first Texas Latinas in Congress


Top Muslim leaders arrested at Speaker Ryan's office




Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Should Be Prosecuted  (Sanctuary city officials could well be prosecuted for breaking the law and recklessly endangering their citizens.)





Hindu Extremists in Eastern India Attack Christians Coming Off Bus


India Continues To Rank Among Most Corrupt Countries In The World


Battle Against Child Marriage Being Won in India, for Now




Women in Iran Are Standing Up to Oppressive Policies


No need to explain Iran's tripling of missile production, senior commander says


Iran sentences ‘Girl of Enghelab Street’ to 24 months for removing headscarf in public


U.S. Warns: Iran Enhancing Espionage, Cyber Attacks on America 





Reports: Imams preaching violence against Jews in U.S. mosques 


Democratic Dementia: Americans “Mistreat” Muslims More than Muslims Mistreat Christians?





Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Wednesday, March 7, 2018)


In daylight campus raid, undercover commandos nab West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  student leader


Trump presents Netanyahu with US plan for thwarting Iran’s ingress to Syria  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Opposition leaders flay Netanyahu over attack on police


Netanyahu: ‘Palestinians Want a State Instead of Israel — That’s Not Peace’


Netanyahus tried to push moguls to fund Israeli version of Fox News — report


Hope and Optimism: The Indian-Israeli Relationship


Netanyahu threatens snap elections if coalition can’t reach long-term deal


State Department Backs Lebanese Land Grab against Israel


Gazans plan ‘peaceful resistance’ tent protest near Israel border


Support for coexistence plunging among Jewish and Arab Israelis


Israel hints that Sinai fighting caused cellphone disruption


The man who knew too much  (Nir Hefetz protected Benjamin Netanyahu until he realized that, as far as the latter is concerned, he no longer exists. In that critical moment, the man who knows everything there is to know about the Netanyahu family turned into a state’s witness—and the smug and self-confident leader who sat next to the US President in the Oval Office on Monday knows exactly what that means.)


Knesset passes law allowing police to hold terrorists’ bodies


Palestinian leadership to meet amid Abbas health worries  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


Hamas members in East Jerusalem could lose residency under new law


Terror victims to lodge ‘incitement’ complaint against top PA official


Rights groups want Israel put on UN blacklist for ‘violence against children’


Police Probes Against Netanyahu: There is No There There (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Iran is pushing Israel into war




Todd Starnes: Why are San Francisco chickens wearing diapers?




‘Political solution only way to end Yemen conflict’: Saudi crown prince and PM May agree


5 Myths about Saudi Arabia's Nuclear Program





Boeing Is Likely to Miss Another Tanker Deadline, Air Force Says


Lessons for the Navy from SpaceX and the Commercial Sector


Failed leadership at Veterans Administration put patients at risk, watchdog reports


China's hypersonic weapons could sink US aircraft carriers, Pentagon official says


Lawmaker: Closure of military immigration centers ‘shameful’


New ‘HEAL team’ seeks to find, help veterans in need of mental health care


House lawmakers: Navy budget plan falls short on shipbuilding


Navy, Marine leaders: Budget plan will jumpstart aircraft modernization, readiness efforts


Marines let women join West Coast combat course


Special Forces member gets Soldier's Medal for saving lives after deadly crash


Exclusive: Sexual favors, gym bags stuffed with cash, drunken romps - US Army marketing team is under fire as boss in charge of awarding $4B contract is caught on video making out with ad agency exec and another official is accused of taking bribes




Minimum Wage Hike Is Killing Jobs in This Arizona City


Target boosts its minimum wage. Its remake is accelerating, at a cost




Interceptor test underscores reliability of proves PAC-3 anti missile system




Trump’s NEA Gives $25,000 to Artist Who Painted ‘F**k Trump’




DIA: China, Russia Engaged In Low-Level Warfare Against U.S.  (Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats)




Pakistan accepts India’s humanitarian proposals for exchange of prisoners


Victory ‘is not possible’ — Pakistani official implores U.S. to end war with Afghan Taliban


We have not seen decisive changes yet in Pakistan behavior: USA


Pakistani women are finally being heard


Drone shot down by Pakistan at LOC




Russia’s Gas War on Ukraine Flames Out


Russia’s Mi-8 helicopter crashes in Chechnya


Why We Need to Pay Attention to Russia's Elections


The Latest: Police: Russian ex-spy poisoned with nerve agent 


The Russian chessboard


America ignores Russia at its peril


The terrifying history of Russian dissidents being poisoned abroad





 Dems to let same-sex couples buy children ...




  Expert debunks 'human hybrids' claim





'March for Our Lives' gun control rally to draw thousands across US: Everything you need to know





Scarborough Gets Testy With Ted Cruz -- 'I Don't Need You To Lecture Me!'  (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)


Rubio to Scrutinize Credentials of Nominee for Colombia Ambassadorship   (US Senator of Florida Marco Rubio (R)


Cruz releases radio jingle attacking Dem challenger O'Rourke


Ted Cruz and his 'left-wing liberal' challenger win Texas primaries


Cruz, O'Rourke coast to victory in Texas primaries


Beto O’Rourke wins primary to challenge Sen. Ted Cruz  


Here's how liberals will attack the bipartisan Senate banking bill


Mississippi is new headache for GOP in the South





Georgia gov: Facebook to put $750M data center near Atlanta


No protection for Babies or Cops in Twitter Land




Moon to Meet Kim Jong-un Next Month (President Moon Jae-in/Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


S.Korea's Propaganda Loudspeakers Soften Their Tones


Third summit - gift horse or Trojan one?


Moon rules out eased sanctions, vows denuclearized NK




‘I’m white. I can kill you and nothing will happen,’ woman allegedly tells man hit with beer bottle in Spain




Papa John’s takes another NFL hit: Peyton Manning


NHL Scoreboard


NBA Scoreboard




Gun legislation passes Florida House, goes to governor


Why Are Your State Tax Dollars Subsidizing Corporations?


NJ governor declares state of emergency as winter storm set to hit Northeast


Get ready for Winter Storm Quinn! East coast will get up to TWO FEET of snow and rain with 50mph gusts of wind, just days after it was pounded by Nor'easter that left 2million without power




SCOTUS Takes Up Case of Private Property Forced to Become Public


With Supreme Court challenge, tech billionaire could dismantle beach access rights — and a landmark coastal law 




China Warms, for Now, to Rival Taiwan




Canada, Mexico may be exempted from new U.S. steel, aluminum tariffs


Manufacturers and Steelworkers Defend Import Tariffs


Winning: U.S. Steel to Call Back 500 Employees to Illinois Plant After Trump Unveils Tariffs


US trade deficit hits more than nine-year high as exports falter


How the Washington establishment is losing the battle over tariffs


Donald Trump and free trade





Turkish Newspaper Close To President Erdogan Calls To Form Joint Islamic Army To Fight Israel


US-backed Kurds go from battling ISIS to fighting US ally Turkey


Turkey Lowered by Moody's as Geopolitical Risk Rises; Lira Falls


Turkey Asks U.S. to Stop Kurds From Shifting Fighters to Western Syria





FTSE 100 closes with small gain, led higher by Rolls-Royce’s jump


Britain First leaders jailed over “anti-Muslim hate crimes”


UK FM Boris Johnson says Iranian missiles fired at Saudi Arabia ‘unacceptable’


UK: Social media giants allow jihadis to act with impunity, fail to report a single one to cops


Saudi crown prince meets with PM Theresa May during landmark UK visit


 EU snubs Britain's post-Brexit trade demands, offers banks no special deal


Saudi crown prince's visit to London turns into a bitter and awkward PR battle about his policies


Tens of thousands of dead sea creatures wash up on beach





The Vatican files 1200 page report documenting major homosexual scandal in the Catholic Church


Vatican signals its “concern” over populist rise in Italy elections




Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Putin praises Trump, says US political system eating itself (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


White House Defends Tariffs That Some Nations May Still Escape


Trump says China has been asked for plan to cut trade imbalance with U.S.


Buy-the-Dip Believers Rejoice After White House Tries to Ease Trade Tension


Here Are the Names Circulating to Replace Gary Cohn


Trump set to authorize steel, aluminum tariffs on Thursday


Cohn Quits


More Never-Trump Moral Preening


Porn actress Stormy Daniels sues Trump, says hush agreement is null because he didn't sign it


Trump Confronted Cohn on Trade Hours Before Resignation


Trade skeptics gain upper hand in White House as Cohn quits


White House wants user-friendly electronic health records


White House pushes for conservative changes to ObamaCare fix


Roseanne Barr says Pences are 'big fans' of her show  


Larry Kudlow, who says he urged Gary Cohn not to resign, rumored to be possible replacement


Trump’s top economic adviser to resign amid trade policy differences


Jared Kushner to meet with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto


Gary Cohn didn’t get much done. But it could be worse — and it probably will.


Meghan McCain: Trump not apologizing to my father is 'dumb politics'


Republicans finally reveal their red line for Trump


George W. Bush: Trump 'makes me look pretty good'


The public has spoken on gun control. Don’t wait for the White House.


White House adviser Conway violated Hatch Act, federal investigator says


Gary Cohn’s Exit Won’t Make This Administration Any Better


Republicans cope with Trump unpredictability ahead of midterms


Trump has 'been encouraging The Mooch to launch attacks on John Kelly and undermine him over his handling of the Rob Porter resignation'  (White House Chief of Staff John Kelly)


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