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Joel P. Rutkowski, Ph.D., President



Friday, March 10, 2017





In Today’s Issue: 




Abortion Activists Falsely Promote “Post-Abortion Care” to Lure African Women Into Abortions


Abortion 'vital' to Planned Parenthood mission


Abortion Activist Vandalizes Cross Display to Mourn Unborn Babies Killed in Abortions


WaPo Gives Schumer Three Pinocchios for His ‘Problematic’ Planned Parenthood Claim  (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)


Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards: We’re “Proud” to Kill Unborn Babies in Abortions


Why Planned Parenthood must be defunded


Abortion Activist Claims Praying Outside an Abortion Clinic is “Intimidating and Harassing Women”


Senate Backs Bill Informing Women Abortion Can Be Stopped (Utah)


Republicans Defeat Bill to Ban Abortions After the Unborn Baby is Viable


GOP Law Forces Doctors To Plug 'Abortion Reversal,' Disclose That It's Unproven To Work  (Indiana)


White House to huddle with conservatives on abortion and the healthcare bill


Wyoming Gov Signs Bill Allowing Women to See Ultrasound Before Abortion First Pro-Life Law in 28 Years


Wyoming Adopts 1st New Abortion Restrictions in 28 Years


Pro-Abortion “Day Without a Woman” Strike Was Organized by Group With All-Male Leadership


Abortion in Ireland: 'It's your uterus, your decision'


Father Cremates Daughter Outside Her In-Laws Home After They Forced Her Into Abortion That Killed Her  (India)


Trudeau prepares to bring abortion rights debate back to the Commons: Hébert  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)




Afghans who worked for US are told not to apply for visas, advocates say


IS Taking New Strategy in Afghanistan


U.S. Embassy Reportedly Stops Interviews For Afghans Seeking Special-Immigrant Visas




My meeting with a forgotten terrorist in Somalia


Tunisians Protest Law That Allows Men Who Rape Underage Girls To Marry Their Victims Instead Of Being Punished


Somaliland Opens 30-year-old Mass Graves From Civil War




American Bar Association Gives Neil Gorsuch Highest Possible Rating For SCOTUS




ACLU files ethics complaint against Sessions with Alabama Bar Disciplinary Commission (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


'Freedom cities' ACLU launching People Power to resist Trump immigration policies




Latest bomb scare hits Jewish senior center in Brooklyn


South Carolina Unanimously Passes ‘Anti-Semitism Bill’


How British Jews attack anti-Semitism


Major secular Jewish groups have embraced the antisemites' false defense




Environmentalist Protest Destroys The Environment At Standing Rock




Donald Trump Should Rethink Asia Policy





Democrats Push Bill to Legalize Assisted Suicide in Wisconsin




ASX shrugs off bond rout


Australian Dollar Rises Against Majors


Tesla's Musk offers to fix South Australia's power crisis in 100 days


Researchers find new way to deal with water contaminated with fire-fighting foam chemicals




Trump Immigration Executive Orders are Already Working  (Illegal border crossings drop an astounding 40percent in one month.)


Don't Look Now, But Trump Is Already Winning On Border Security




Loonie gains strength, TSX benchmark index down after jobs reports


Organic food ‘not automatically better,’ study finds


Trudeau speaks to the heart of Texans in pitch for Canadian oil (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


Kids’ invasion of TV chat a familiar horror to all parents working from home: Menon


Canada-US border in spotlight before Secretary Kelly visit


Plan to change school start times in Durham has parents scrambling


Ontario takes billions in federal health funding, after refusing more in December


Ontario, Quebec and Alberta sign health-care deals with federal government


If Trump's 'tweak' is to give up on free trade, Canada doesn't have to follow


A foreign buyer tax won’t solve Toronto’s housing woes, brokers say


Signs of Toronto's glorious past are reappearing, two spinning records at a time


Girl, 4, found safe after stolen car abandoned in parking lot


Ontario, Quebec, Alberta reach health deals with Ottawa


Judge resigns over 'keep your knees together' comment in rape trial


Alberta woman who drugged, killed nine-year-old daughter gets life in prison with no parole for 18 years


'We do it because our jobs are at stake': TD bank employees admit to breaking the law for fear of being fired


Canada shows warning signs of financial crisis, top bank warns


Funeral home sales practices place high cost on grieving families


Ontario company given $3 million by Liberals accused of selling U.S. tomatoes as Canadian


Jobless rate drops to 6.6% as Canada added 15,000 jobs in February 


Investigation of political donations in B.C. referred to RCMP


Pressure mounts on Sen. Don Meredith to resign his seat


Pan, moon of Saturn, looks like a cosmic ravioli (or maybe a walnut)




The lawless obstructionism of Beltway elites




Girls sparked deadly Guatemala shelter fire to protest rape




CIA "Weapons" Let Hackers Use Your Computer, Phone, & TV to Spy on You


Assange says leaks show CIA's 'devastating incompetence'


Obama’s CIA Embarrassed by Another Mole


Assange defends WikiLeaks' CIA leak


The Truth About the WikiLeaks C.I.A. Cache


Sneak peek inside CIA: 'It's not deep state'




WikiLeaks will release software code of CIA hacking tools to tech firms




China to intercept 'intruding' aircraft, follow military vessels amid efforts to strengthen navy


China Expanding Nuke Arsenal, Top General Warns


The Next U.S.-China Arms Race: Artificial Intelligence?


China Warns of Nuclear First Strike in Response to THAAD Deployment


Light war: space-based lasers among Beijing’s high-tech arms


Even the Chinese agree: U.S. media biased for Hillary Clinton


US election was a farce that exposes 'hypocritical' democracy, China says




N.Korea Tried to Sell H-Bomb Material Online


Want To Be a Successful Dictator? Copy North Korea.


US move on North Korea tests risks China clash


Chinese ships enter Philippine waters; Sri Lanka scales back China port


US Policy Toward North Korea: More Pressure or Dialogue?




Congress created a monster




Budget referee may call foul on Obamacare repeal


Who’s afraid of the big, bad CBO?




Starbucks CEO's refugee comments sour customer views of chain: survey




Volkswagen pleads guilty in U.S. court in diesel emissions scandal


California High Court Rules Public Records Remain Public on Private Email


Judge rules in Curtis Reeves "Stand your Ground" case


Restaurant sues Trump, hotel for unfair competition   


Woman on feeding tube wins $28.9M negligence suit


Complaint: Judge made staffer do son's homework


Boy, 13, sues off-duty LAPD officer who fired gun in videotaped clash with teens in Anaheim


Doctor who traded pain pills for sex gets two years in prison




Video: Gang Member Who Was Awarded $25 Million Is Going To Prison For Brazenly Shooting A Man And Filming It


Florida deputy injured in shooting outside supermarket


Dramatic video appears to show bikers assaulting motorist


Unable to speak, Texas girl scribbles notes to help police find her attacker


Chicago's violent gangs looting freight cars filled with guns


Cops: Man dies after girlfriend makes him drink bleach


Brothers high on mushrooms fought naked, police say


Umpire at Alabama high school baseball game arrested. Police say he was drunk


Kansas shooting: How safe do Indians feel in America ?


MMA fighter War Machine 'almost beat his porn star girlfriend to death' after she sent him a topless photo and he rushed home to find her in bed with another man


Man, 20, kills himself after shooting a 22-year-old mother dead and kidnapping her seven-week-old baby





Muhammad Ali Jr. detained at an airport again





My Wife Decided to Join the Womens Strike—Here’s What Happened Next





Don’t let daylight saving time knock you off-kilter




Fla.'s death penalty fix could soon go to governor




Suspect In House IT Security Probe Also Had Access To DNC Emails




Chelsea Clinton Is Not the Great Democratic Hope

Bill Clinton thinks you're a Nazi if you support Trump
(Former US President Bill Clinton)


Dems' Suffragette Protest Falls Flat


George Soros funding efforts to lower voting age to help Democrats


Billionaire George Soros fuels Democrats’ push to lower voting age to 17


Timeline of Obama probe of alleged Trump-Russia ties


Team de Blasio’s special treatment for big-buck donors   (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)




USDA to Farmers: Be a Patriot! Grow Cannabis!




Transgender families press education secretary on rights  (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)




Terror plots a real threat to U.S., Canadian flights: U.S. security chief  (Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly)


Exclusive: Trump Official Refuses To Overturn Unpopular Obama Federal Election Policy  


Trump’s VOICE against Sanctuary Cities

Trump's New Travel Ban Draws Coast to Coast Legal Challenges


DHS to seek designs for 30-foot-high border wall


Kelly pledges 'full support' to those affected by hate acts (Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly)




A healer for housing (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development  Dr Ben Carson)




DOJ reportedly plans to send fleet of judges to immigration detention centers


Justice Dept. Declines to Confirm White House Claim


California GOP leader under consideration for key Department of Justice post


AG Sessions admits pot crackdown would have challenges  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


Acting Attorney General fired by Trump nominated for courage award




Puzder addresses abuse allegations  (Former Labor nominee Andrew Puzder addressed for the first time since he withdrew his nomination allegations that he committed domestic violence.)


Labor Nominee May Sacrifice Up to $375,000 to Assume Post




Boycott of Beauty and the Beast might seem like a joke, but the bigotry underlying it is real: Michael Coren





Wall Street ends up after jobs report; but down for week


U.S. Stocks Rise, Dollar Falls as Data Back Hike: Markets Wrap


Stock market ends higher after solid jobs report but snaps weekly win streak


US adds 235K jobs, unemployment rate falls


America’s High-Risk Complacent Class


First jobs report under Trump beats expectations


Dollar has worst day since January as investors position for rate hike


Trump Does Deserve Some Credit for the Strong Jobs Report


Gold suffers longest stretch of declines since July 2015


Asia stocks edge higher, dollar up before U.S. payrolls


Labor Reform Necessary To Sustain Economic Optimism And Growth


The upsides and downsides to eliminating paper currency


Staples will close 70 stores nationwide as the country's largest office supply chain tries to recover from poor sales


Warning Signs Flash on Best Emerging-Market Stock Gain Since 2012


Treasury yields fall as hourly wages disappoint, but finish higher on the week


152,528,000: Record Number of Employed in February; Participation Rate Rises


These stocks have soared 1,000% in the bull market


U.S. Adds 28,000 Jobs in Manufacturing--and 8,000 in Government




Here's Why It Just Got Easier to Apply to Harvard Law


Fifth graders make slave auction posters for school..


Pitzer College Latina Student Asks White People To Pay For Her Spring Break


Conservative Student Receives Death Threats, and His Car Is Vandalized


A Pervasive Failure of Nerve in Higher Education  (Universities give political correctness an entirely new, and dangerous, meaning.  Many administrators, faculty, and students can abide no criticism.)


UCLA Is Preventing Students From Taking This Conservative Professor's Free Speech Class


D.C. Police Looking for Man Who Posted Misogynist Fliers on Campus


Political Turmoil, Public Misunderstanding: A Survey of Presidents (After a combustible election season, campus leaders perceive a disconnect with the American public, watch Washington with anxiety and seem more confident in their financial sustainability.)


The Rise of the Networked Left  (The riots against Murray and Yiannopoulos are a familiar sight to the campus Jewish community.)


Irretrievable Aid Data  (College access advocates scramble as Trump administration says IRS tool designed to simplify student aid process could be unavailable for several weeks.)


Outrage as comedian Samantha Bee mocks a conservative student's haircut as 'Nazi'... only to discover he has stage four brain cancer and is fighting for his life


Israel Bars Boycotters  (Scholars in the US oppose new law barring foreign supporters of boycotts from entering Israel, a measure defended by the country's education minister as necessary to keep out those who wish the state ill.)


At least 20 sexual misconduct cases against Univ. of Calif. faculty over a 3-year span


Still Asking About Crime and Discipline  (Common Application will keep questions some have urged it to drop, but says it will add more information and context to the process.)


The graduate and professional student debt problem


Frustrated Academics in Spain  (New requirement to become individually accredited angers university instructors, who complain of paperwork and an erosion of academic values.)


Teacher refuses to teach undocumented students


Quota games won’t fix the racial gaps in NY’s schools




Egypt says 2 security officers killed, 4 wounded in Sinai


Archaeologists uncover massive statue of Pharaoh Ramses II




Kasich calls on GOP to work with Dems on Obamacare repeal (Governor of Ohio John Kasich)


Scholarly study reveals how badly Hillary screwed up campaign advertising




Oil books a weekly loss of just over 9%


Energy Prices


Majority in US Optimistic Trump Will Make Country Prosperous


Race to Bottom on Costs May Cause Oil to Choke on Supplies





Gators! Dozens of alligators flock to Florida sinkhole as hikers gawk




This Is A Sad Day For Environmental Justice, Whatever That Is


Revisiting the original climate sin




Shooters sought after 2 killed in Swiss cafe




European stocks trim gains into the close after report ECB discussed rate hike


Sweden: Suspected Car Bomb Explodes in Stockholm


Russians Fleeing Europe Over Anti-Trump “Russophobia”


Swedish Police Officer: 10 out of 11 School Rioters Were Migrants


Swedish Gov't Wants Fewer Cars On The Road Since They're 'Mostly Driven By Men'


Exclusive: Hungarian Minister – ‘Illegal Immigration Poses a Huge Security Threat to Europe’


Memo to U.S. Mission in Vienna: Obama No Longer President


‘Ghost ships’ in European waters pose terrorist threat, warn naval chiefs


Warping the truth about Wilders (It's tough to be Moroccan in the Netherlands. Just ask the BBC.)


Former Estonian President: Europe Will be ‘Main Battlefield’ Over Next Year for Russian Election Meddling   (Kremlin aims to weaken EU, NATO through election meddling.)


Orgies and porn: Allegations rock church in Italy


European council: Poland reacts with fury to re-election of Donald Tusk


Italy: Motorway bridge collapses killing two people




Pelosi: Comey should publicly reject Trump wiretapping claims (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)/ FBI Director James Comey)


James Comey’s Bizarro World  (FBI Director James Comey)


Comey meets with senators, House members 


The FBI 'is still investigating "odd" computer link between Trump organization and Russian bank' as Comey briefs top lawmakers




Strong U.S. job growth, rising wages set stage for Fed rate hike





Shock Video: Feminist protesters try to burn down cathedral. One heroic man stays to defend it.  (Argentina)


Feminist Gender Hustlers On the March Wednesday


A day without a militant feminist




Hedge Fund Group Books Mar-a-Lago for a Meet and Greet




FDA warns against risky vein-opening procedure




Why Is Trump Abandoning the Foreign Policy that Brought Him Victory?




How France's poorest and richest towns see the election very differently


Paris region orders builders to only speak French on construction sites


Two Americans robbed of €400,000 jewels in luxury Paris square




Germany Sugarcoats Ax Attack – Won’t Call It “Terror” or Even “a Rampage”


Can Merkel Bring Trump to Reason? (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)


Teen killed boy because he lost his Internet connection


US army considers new base in northern Germany


German efforts to deport North Africans thwarted by upper house


Dusseldorf axe attacker: “Fatmir H,” Muslim from Kosovo — cops rule out “Islamic fundamentalist motive”


Watch: Tornado hits north Bavaria, damaging dozens of houses


'He jumped out of the train and started to strike at people with an AXE': Horror in Dusseldorf as attacker injures seven before he is caught by anti-terror police


Germany passes law increasing video surveillance in public


‘Blood everywhere’ after German train station axe attack


Man arrested after injuring seven people in Düsseldorf axe attack


Germany child murder: Police find second body after arrest


German Nukes Would Be a National Tragedy




Report: Trump Aides Pushing to Keep U.S. in Paris Climate Change Treaty


One climate lawsuit could change everything. The Trump administration doesn’t want it going to trial.




…Chris McDaniel Blasts ‘Republican Surrender Caucus’…


The GOP can no longer claim it believes in fiscal responsibility




Obamacare’s Defenders Have No Idea What Insurance Is


…Perdue: Obamacare Pushing America Toward Single-Payer Disaster





She had resigned herself to being plump; she actually had a 140-pound tumour


Voters Still Put Lower Costs Over Health Insurance Mandate


New Film Suggests Link Between Vaccines and Autism




Hollywood ageism punishes actresses, but a slew of independent films offer hope




7 Reasons Why Obamacare 2.0 Is All But Guaranteed to Impose Crushing Costs on Voters, Hurt Trump’s Base, And Hand Power Back to the Democrats


Maine Rejected Medicaid Expansion and Found Success. Now, House Health Bill Would Send It Backward.


House Republicans' Obamacare Replacement Plan Is a Disaster. Here's Why.


House Panel Votes to Preserve, Expand DC School Vouchers


Hill Staffers in Security Probe Said to Keep Stepmom in ‘Captivity’ to Access Cash


Pelosi Planned To Retire If Hillary Won The Election    (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)


Ryan and Trump Acting Like Obama and Pelosi  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)/ House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)


Repeal Obamacare


A Sober Look at Obamacare Repeal and Replacement (No matter which route is chosen, Obamacare repeal is going to be a close-run thing.)


Gowdy: Leaks 'are going to destroy' surveillance programs   (US Representative of South Carolina Trey Gowdy (R)


GOP lawmaker asks why men should have to pay for prenatal coverage


House healthcare bill isn’t even remission of Obamacare cancer


The GOP Repeal Plan Is Pretty Bad

ObamaCare repeal/replace (phase 1 of 3) clears House committees, heads for floor vote


Conservative demands threaten to derail repeal


Paul Ryan: Obamacare repeal defeat will be 'momentum-killer' for GOP agenda


Three misleading claims from Paul Ryan's Obamacare lecture


House GOP targets VA's 'bad apples' in vote next week


A Key Part of the GOP’s Plan to Overhaul the Tax Code Is in Deep Trouble


‘I Feel Lied To’: Why There’s G.O.P. Infighting Over Bill


The American Health Care Act is a good start


Health-care bill would drop addiction treatment mandate covering 1.3 million Americans


Creating a health care law to be proud of


‘Should they?’: Male lawmaker asks why men should pay for prenatal coverage


3 key provisions in 'Trumpcare' that cause experts concern


House GOP advances bills sought by doctors, corporations to limit malpractice awards, create class-action hurdles


Higher Premiums Cited by G.O.P. Hit Just 3% of America


Larry Elder: ObamaCare Can't Be 'Fixed'


The messy health care fight


Congress probes botched Islamic State counter-propaganda operations


House panel says Trump’s Twitter use could break federal record-keeping laws


Major health groups oppose proposed changes in 'Trumpcare' bill


GOP pushes health bill forward as Trump, others battle backlash


House watchdogs remind Trump to preserve documents


David Usborne: Trump and Republicans risk crash-landing with Trumpcare push




These Groups That Shield Illegal Immigrants Get Millions In Taxpayer Money


Study breaks taboo, suggests illegal immigration related to productivity slowdown


Khan Job?  (Khizr Khan claims his ‘travel privileges are being reviewed.’)


Trump’s Immigration Policy Makes Jobs Goal Even Tougher to Reach


The curse of criminal illegal aliens


Con artists posing as federal agents preying on fears of immigrants by charging them thousands of dollars to 'avoid deportation'




Former ICE agent harbored illegal alien, accepted bribes




Despite Modi's 'Make in India' push, Maruti's dispute shows India's jobs malaise  (Prime Minister Narendra Modi)


Over 100 military personnel commit suicide every year


As Protests Rise On Border Death, India Calls Nepal PM, Promises Probe


53 Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan jail


More than 50% of heart attack cases reach hospital late, govt data shows


Russia invites India to resource-rich far east


Three killed in IHK




Pictures Of Strict Sharia Law Canings In Indonesia




Donald Trump Is Undermining Intelligence Gathering




Americans Aren’t Filing Their Taxes This Year


'Elimination of IRS' key to tax reform bill (Complete overhaul provides 'a lot to be excited about')


Don’t Expect a Leak to Expose Trump’s Tax Returns


How Billion-Dollar Companies Paid Nothing in Taxes


Trump gets urgent warning: 'Clean house at IRS as quickly as possible'




Iran Successfully Test-Fires Hormuz-2 Ballistic Missile


Time to Call Iran's Revolutionary Guards What They Are: Terrorists


After 10 years, it’s time for Trump to bring home Iran’s US hostage




Mosul: ISIS battles fiercely as Iraqi forces push forward


Video: Iraqi Soldier's Quick Thinking Saves His Comrades From An ISIS Suicide Bomber




Muslim Activist Detained After Refusing Staten Island Ferry Bag Check, Predictability Ensues




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Friday, March 10, 2017)


Hamas blasts 'Muezzin Law'


Supporters of official Palestine are either naive or accepting of indiscriminate murder


Brother of fallen IDF soldier puts on Purim dance in his memory (Israel Defense Forces)


Iran: Israel kills nuclear scientists


Israel delays returning body of Palestinian killed in shootout with IDF


Israeli forces injure Palestinian youth in head with live bullet during clashes in Ramallah


Israel said to be worried about IS terror, chemical attacks in Europe


Putin Gives Netanyahu 500 Year Old Copy of ‘The Jewish War’ (Russian President Vladimir V Putin/ Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Army to seal off West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  for Purim


Israeli forces injure Palestinian with live ammunition in Gaza Strip


Bennett Leadership Challenged in April Primaries (Israeli Education Minister and chairman of the Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home) party Naftali Bennett)


Racism with a kosher seal of approval


Muhammad al-Qiq suspends hunger strike upon reaching agreement for his release


Shin Bet: Hezbollah operative in West Bank (Judea and Samaria) planned kidnappings


DM Liberman to Secy of State Tillerson: Settlements No Obstacle to Peace


Bill Clinton: If Rabin had lived, the world would be a different place


Trump expresses support for 'any process' leading to peace in region during phone call with Abbas  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


Yesh Atid could block Netanyahu-led Likud from power — new poll


Abbas petitions Trump for Palestinian state


Trump invites Abbas to the White House


Police seek to question James Packer in PM gifts probe — report


Abbas Last Arab Leader on Trump’s Call Schedule


US Reform leaders talk two-state solution with Abbas


Magen David Adom to offer Arabic courses for volunteers


Poll: Netanyahu would struggle to form coalition if elections held today


Netanyahu Praises Russia’s Fight Against Sunni Terror, Warns No Place for Iran in Syria


Analysis: Netanyahu putting Iran on top, again


Putin to Netanyahu: Don’t judge Iran by 5th century BC, we live in a different world   (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; AVIPP COMMENTARY: This comment should worry Netanyahu.  Iran is the largest sponsor of terrorism in the Middle East and is committed to the destruction of Israel and the US.)


Palestinian Leader, President Trump Hold First Phone Call  


American Based New Israel Fund Trying to Topple Netanyahu


Hezbollah Missiles Aimed at Israel’s Nuclear Reactor


How Israel Transformed Itself into a High-Tech Military Powerhouse




Japan to End 5-Year Peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan




The End of the World...for Liberals  (Conservatives, and Trump fans in particular, can sit back, prop up their feet, and watch.)


The left’s brilliant new theory: Putin is using Trump to destroy health care, ‘kill as many American (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)




Mike Pence to keynote AIPAC conference (Vice-President Mike Pence)




Malaysian police formally ID Kim Jong Nam in airport attack (Brother of Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)




What the media won’t tell you about illegal immigration and criminal activity


Los Angeles Times Op-Ed Claims Sanctuary Cities 'Keep Crime Down'


RussiaGate: Six Months. No Evidence -- It's Time for the Media to Put Up or Shut Up


Watch: MSNBC’s Mika Calls For Kellyanne Conway To Resign


This is CNN: Backlash After Host Eats Human Brain While Filming Cannibal Sect


A case study in media’s declining power: the Chelsea Clinton marketing campaign


Damage control: New York Times 'fixes' headline (Removes 'wiretapped' from reference to feds' investigation of Trump aides.)


National Review columnist apologizes to New York Times over changed headline accusation




WH privately supports earlier rollback of Medicaid expansion: report




Fight for Mexico's endangered vaquita porpoise turns violent


Mexico Lays Out Faster Nafta Deal Timeline Than U.S. Signals


Mexico condemns Trump administration proposal to separate families crossing border




Wanted terrorist gunned down in Saudi Arabia


GCC supports Ould Cheikh efforts in Yemen





Mattis' Pentagon pick seen as supporter of Muslim Brotherhood, group Trump may outlaw   (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)


We Can’t Fight Asymmetrical War Proportionally


Analysis: US troop deployment in Syria risks entanglement in civil war


Obama Redux? Trump Sends Marines, Rangers Into Syria


US planning longer, larger presence in Syria, top general says


Pentagon: Iran is the biggest security threat to the region’s stability


Pentagon: Russia, China Able to Launch Catastrophic Cyber Attacks on U.S. Infrastructure for Next 10 Years


The ISIS Endgame  (Column: Beware mission creep in Syria.)


US deploys 2,500 paratroopers to Kuwait, ready for missions in Syria & Iraq – report


Why Is General Mattis Nominating the ‘Muslim Brotherhood’s Stooge’? (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)


Exclusive: Air Force says words like 'boy' and 'girl' could be offensive


Georgia soldier charged with killing 2 fellow Army members


General: No bad decisions in Yemen raid


Report: Army brass, led by future JCS head Dempsey, gave amorous general a pass


Marines nude photo scandal expands to all branches of military 


Air Force clears the air around specialized 'nuke sniffer' plane deployment


VA expands mental health care for discharged veterans


Votel: More conventional forces could be used to stabilize Syria


How Trump can fund his defense buildup


Ex-Marine Richard V. Spencer nominated for Navy secretary




NASA finds lunar spacecraft that vanished 8 years ago




Numbers explain why February was so freakishly warm





Trump picks openly gay, same-sex ‘marriage’ advocate Rick Grenell for NATO ambassador




Trump’s generals should be wary of Pakistan bear trap


Pakistan passes law recognising Hindu minority marriage


US lawmaker's radical reset: Declare Pakistan state terror sponsor


We can’t declare Pakistan a terror state: Centre


India massive arms build-up source of concern for region: FO




As drug war rages, Philippines passes medical marijuana law




‘Fast radio bursts’ from space may be powering alien ships – Harvard study (Poll)




Feds probe listeria outbreak linked to cheese; 2 people dead




Russia's Missile Gamble: Is the INF Treaty Dead?


Russia's Prime Minister Responds to Corruption Allegations by Blocking Opposition Leader on Instagram   (Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev)


New Navalny Investigation Accuses Medvedev Of Corruption


US forensic experts to refrain from publishing conclusions on Russian diplomat's death


Russian Military Analyst Goltz: 'The Russian Bosses Are Raising The Stakes In The Deterrence Game, Hoping To Bring Washington To The Negotiation Table'


Russia and Ossetia to unite their armies


Russian nuclear submarines hold underwater torpedo duel

Unique, uncensored color footage of Stalin’s funeral shot by US diplomat unearthed (Video)


Russian diplomat says Moscow ready to discuss INF treaty compliance with Washington


A real-life ‘Hunger Games’ is coming to Russia


Putin Hails Improving Russia-Turkey Ties At Meeting With Erdogan (Russian President Vladimir V Putin /Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)


Putin Meets New ExxonMobil CEO


Russian Activist Dadin Briefly Detained In Moscow


Reports: Russian General Charged With Taking Bribe


Four Russians Among Dead In Istanbul Helicopter Crash


Putin ‘cautiously optimistic’ about Syria political settlement with help of US & others


Putin praises highest level of cooperation on Syria with Turkey




Scientists aim to use phone power to cure cancer




SEC Rejects Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF, and Digital Currency Slumps





Cruz Pushes Obamacare Repeal Gambit That Could Roil the Senate  (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)


Inside the Senate GOP resistance to Trumpcare


 Yes, women are getting Mitch McConnell tattoos  (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)


Keith Olbermann Accuses Ted Cruz of Using His Kids as ‘Political Props’  (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)


Feinstein: 'Possibility’ Intel Dems could subpoena Trump tax returns  (US Senator of California Dianne Feinstein (D)


Is this little Senate lawyer scaring Trump's Republicans away from Obamacare repeal?


Cruz: Let's overrule Senate officer to expand ObamaCare bill  (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)




Presidential election to be held no later than May 9


South Koreans react with joy, anger over Park’s ouster  (President Park Geun-hye)


The speech that led to the Korean War: Forget the 'schism' between Beijing and Pyongyang


The Ultimate Missile Shield: The U.S.-South Korea Alliance?


Debt Surges Among Well-Paid 30, 40-Somethings


Nation jubilant, or stunned by president's sacking


History of the scandal: How the impeachment drama has unfolded


Two die in protests after South Korean president removed from office


US expresses hope for 'productive relationship' with next S. Korean president


S. Korean president removed from office: What's next?


Park Geun-hye: A life stranger than fiction


Park yet to leave presidential residence


Constitutional Court formally ends rule of South Korea president


Tragic stories of the Park family continue


THAAD missile shield to South Korea gives Donald Trump advantage over China on North Korea


Crony capitalism could disappear




Stunning time-lapse shows the Milky Way lit up by Aurora Australis





NFL teams broke laws governing prescription drugs and ignored guidance on distributing them, sealed court filings say


NFL free agency tracker: Tony Romo trade brewing?


It’s official: Redskins release GM McCloughan


Browns get QB Osweiler from Texans in wild trade


NHL Scoreboard


NBA Scoreboard


College Basketball Scoreboard (Men)




Sound Money Bill Moves One Step Closer to Law in Arizona  (A bill recognizing gold and silver as legal tender in Arizona was...)


Missouri’s Public Defenders are so Overwhelmed it’s a ‘Constitutional Crisis’


Alaska’s Big Problem With Warmer Winters


Damaged Oroville Dam spillway may need to be used by next week, state officials say  (California)


Cuomo’s millionaire tax will hurt more than just millionaires  (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)




State Dept. Calls on Iran to Return Missing American Robert Levinson


Rex Tillerson Might Be the Weakest Secretary of State Ever


Rex Tillerson recuses himself from Keystone pipeline decision  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)


Rex Tillerson is off to an agonizingly slow start


Media 'concerned' with access to Tillerson




Clarence Thomas Casts Doubt on the Constitutionality of Civil Forfeiture


Sotomayor saddened that many see judges as politically influenced


Bar Association rates Gorsuch 'well-qualified' for SCOTUS




The Coming U.S.-Turkey Collision Course over Syria


US-backed SDF says it can capture Syrian city of Raqqa





Ex-student held for espionage


Prison Leads Way to Taiwans Solar Power Future


Fire kills four at retirement home


China congress adopting new language on Taiwan


Government defends stance on security


Taiwan FDA finds industrial lime in winter melon tea


Same-sex marriage suit criticized


Speeding blamed for Taiwan tour bus crash which killed 33


Thousands expected to march to protest nuclear power today


Record drugs catch for Taiwan coast guard


Taiwan sets goal of 20% electricity from renewables by 2025


Taiwan to ramp up efforts to attract Muslim travelers


Why this might be the warmest winter in Taiwan




The backlash against Bill Gates' call for a robot tax




CNN Series Features Woman In Love With Robot


Delivery robots becoming a part of everyday life in DC





Megyn Kelly wants to be the next Oprah





How ISIS 'Virtual Entrepreneurs' Inspire US Citizens To Carry Out Terror Plots


Designate the Muslim Brotherhood a Foreign Terrorist Organization


'All Terrorists Are Muslims...except the 94% Who Aren’t'  (The left – and the FBI – are playing games with statistics dealing with Islamic terrorism. )


Television: Tom Hanks to produce HBO dramatic miniseries on 2016 election




Trump Admin: NAFTA renegotiation in Weeks




$611,318,000,000: Individual Income Taxes Set Record Through February


Treasury secretary asks Congress to raise debt ceiling




Erdogan says military cooperation important for both Russia and Turkey (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)


Istanbul Bilgi University students accuse school management of negligence in attack on Women’s Day demo


ISIL suspect of bomb attack in Istanbul's İstiklal Avenue released due to health condition


New subway line to be constructed in Istanbul


Turkish FM to visit Rotterdam despite protests from Dutch government


Turkey likely to grow over 4 percent in 2017: Deputy PM


All kinds of military cooperation with Russia in Syria: President Erdoğan


71 militants killed in one week in northern Syria: Turkish military


Russia, Turkey create joint investment fund


Main opposition leader criticizes Israel’s vote on Muslim prayer ban


Helicopter crashes in outskirts of Istanbul; 5 killed


Marine blackmail: Turkey tries to oppose Putin’s Crimea  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Putin: Turkish Stream to soar transit potentials of Turkey


Turkey likely to grow over 4 percent in 2017: Deputy PM


US trying to avoid a ‘Turkey-Kurdish conflict’ in Syria, general says


Turkey contests veracity of abuse allegations: UN rights chief


Russian institutions, Ankara chamber sign deal to train employees for nuclear power plants


Nearly 15,000 Syrians receiving education in Turkish universities


Turkey hopes discounts, fuel subsidies can reverse 30 pct tourism plunge


Turkey’s vehicle registrations up 15.9 pct in January




Uber at crossroads, facing lawsuit, mounting criticism and growing rivals





FTSE 100 breaks six-day losing streak as BT, oil shares rise


Theresa May denies breaking election tax promise as 100 Tory MPs prepare to join Budget rebellion (British Prime Minister Theresa May)


Royal Navy welcomes naming of HMS Forth in Glasgow


Amal Clooney urges UK-backed IS probe


Schools which cheat system by entering children for easy exams face crackdown, new Ofsted chief to announce


UK should reject any 'Brexit cash bill'


 Close Westminster for repairs - watchdog


Ministers approve £250m Aberdeenshire offshore wind farm (Scotland)


Census on 'true state' of UK's live music


Full article UK aid in Libya 'could be harmful'


UK aid money 'helping Libyan people smugglers'


Asylum: Refugees applying to live in UK face being sent home after five years


Couple's delight as lesbian surrogates give them the children they longed for 


'Sex slave' wants perv to outline Prince Andrew connection




UN accuses Turkey of ‘serious’ abuses in Kurdish region


UN Office Urges Turkey to Probe 2,000 Reported Killings


UN: Cholera Reaches South Sudan's Second-largest City   




Richard Simmons is 'perfectly fine' and 'there is nothing wrong with him,' says LAPD detective

We Cannot Be Great without God  (Our problems are not economic.)


Boy killed in car crash months after his little brother drowned


Good Samaritans save elderly woman from oncoming train


Little girl literally blown away by wind


Dozens of centuries-old coffins found at construction site


Dead shark found in Wal-Mart shopping cart




Updated: The full list of Catholic bishops and cardinals ‘for and against’ the dubia


Pope open to married Catholic men becoming priests




Food fight: Venezuela's Chavista thugs mix it up with the Mexicans




President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address


Trump threatens GOP: Support healthcare bill or get primaried  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: If TrumpCare is passed it will be a disaster for the economy. And for the individual it will be worse than ObamaCare.)  


4 Reasons Trump Is Worse for America Than Nixon


Campaign Against Trump Could Backfire on Democrats


Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Trump Says He’s Open To Negotiation On Obamacare. Here’s His Chance


Steve Bannon Is Right. It’s Time to Deconstruct the Administrative State.


Everything You Need To Know About Trump’s New Immigration Order


Majority in US Optimistic Trump Will Make Country Prosperous


Exclusive: White House Rules Out ‘Wholesale Replacement’ Of Healthcare Bill


The Dark Cloud over the Trump Presidency  (The appetite for ever greater government spending appears to be not at all different from the same in previous years.  This uncontrolled addiction, unless reined in, will cast a dark cloud over the entire term of the Trump Presidency.)


VP Pence: ObamaCare replacement will be 'all done by this spring' (Vice-President Mike Pence)


Shabbat’s not the reason Trump tweets on Saturdays  (Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump observe the Jewish Sabbath, but rabbis say there’s no reason they can’t be part of weekend decision making.)


Dennis Kucinich: I'm no fan of Trump's but he's got a point about wiretapping


The man who wants to unmake the West  (Europeans are starting to worry that Steve Bannon has the EU in his crosshairs. Here’s how the White House could genuinely help pull it apart.)


Trump’s in the White House bubble, and he loves it


Will Donald Trump Be the American Deng Xiaoping?


Trump vs Obama  (Two men. One fight for America. )


Trump and Russia: Washington's fashionable conspiracy theory


Who Will Wiretap the Wiretappers?

How Trump and his team are trying to change politics through the use of language


The most powerful check on President Trump


Pence: Turkey lobbying 'affirmation' of Flynn's firing  (Vice-President Mike Pence)


Down the conspiracy rabbit hole


He might not call it 'Trumpcare,' but the president will likely own any Obamacare replacement


‘Seven Days in May’ Lite: Killing Trump Softly


To black Americans, Trump behaves like a classic Southerner — and we feel erased


Turning the Tables on His Pursuers


Andrew Jackson’s warnings for Donald Trump


Trump says second healthcare bill ready as early as next week


Trump administration President unaware that Michael Flynn was a 'foreign agent', Sean Spicer says   (White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer)



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