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Joel P. Rutkowski, Ph.D., President



Tuesday, April 17, 2018





In Today’s Issue: 




Planned Parenthood Launches $30 Million Campaign for Pro-Abortion Forces to Take Over Congress


Pro-Life Lawmakers Urge Trump To Defund Planned Parenthood


Parents Organize “Sex Ed Sit Out” to Protest Planned Parenthood Sex Ed Classes Targeting Kids


Federal judge: Trump admin must inform illegal immigrants of ‘right’ to abortion


A Puff-Piece Memoir from the President of Planned Parenthood


Pennsylvania House Passes Bill Banning Abortions on Babies With Down Syndrome


The surprising reason why LGBT and abortion activists have been close allies from the beginning


Supreme Court will not hear Lewiston pastor's lawsuit on abortion protest(Portland, Maine)


St. Louis Defeats Measure to Take Away Free Speech Rights of People Who Pray Outside Abortion Clinics


House passes bill banning abortions based on Down Syndrome (Pennsylvania)


Abortion Pill 'Reversal' Doctor: I See It Becoming the 'Standard of Care'


Student Athletes Face Tremendous Pressure to Have Abortions to Stay on Their Teams


Ireland's strict ban on abortion could soon be a thing of the past


Man Stabs His Girlfriend to Death for Refusing Abortion: “I Stabbed Her and Waiting Until She Died”(Jahun, Nigeria)




Afghanistan returns bodies of 5 Pakistani soldiers


Afghan Soldiers Attend Joint Gulf Shield Military Exercise




How Africa is countering the US-China trade spat





'This is a tragic loss' : One dead after Southwest flight lands in Philadelphia with blown engine




Arab League: “We strongly condemn attempts to link terrorism and Islam”


Toward an Arab League That Serves Arab Peoples 



Melting Arctic sea ice may be behind endless winter: scientists 




Assisted Suicide Attracts 0 Patients, 2 Doctors in DC




Australia shares flat as AMP slump offsets most gains, NZ falls


“Less euphoric” RBA minutes hit Australian dollar


 There are more jobs, but 730,000 people are still out of work


Australia’s migrant intake is already being cut


Northern Territory lifts ban on onshore gas fracking





Resource and tech sectors help boost stocks in Toronto


 Should Quebec City mosque killer Alexandre Bissonnette have been charged with terrorism?


IMF projects economic growth for Canada, but at a slower pace


Canada: On Trudeau’s behalf, Muslim MP Iqra Khalid honours anti-Israel activists (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


Tim Hortons to move its Canadian head office


Forces plan rule changes as 15 per cent of Canada’s regular military unable to deploy


Liberals to introduce new minimum wage legislation for private-sector contractors





Lawmakers to honor Slaughter at Capitol




Massive Discovery of Rare Earth Minerals Threatens China’s Monopoly


One Belt, One Road, One Happy Chinese Navy


Xi to Visit N.Korea in June  (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)


Homosexual terrorists pressure Chinese social media platform to allow homosexual propaganda and pornography 


China's economic growth holds steady amid trade dispute




Trump says US and North Korea have had direct talks at 'very high levels'


Why the Trump-Kim talks will fail  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


N. Korea, China continue warming ties


Ex-N.Korean Diplomat Says Pyongyang Will Drag Talks out 




Starbucks Closing 8000 Stores For An Afternoon, For Racial Bias Education




A quick look at Michael Cohen's judge


5 plead guilty in FSU student's hazing death


Federal Judge Rules That Men Who Put On Dresses And Chop Their Penises Off Are A Protected Class Under Federal Law


Trump Loses Initial Bid to Review Seized Records From Cohen


Judge in Cohen Case Has Clinton Conflict of Interest




Mother charged in death of her 2 newborns


Video Shows Police Punching Black Harvard Student





Crossing the Governor (The Working Families Party nominates Cynthia Nixon, a move that Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo won’t forget—or forgive.)


Growing extremism of Women’s March bedevils Democratic allies on campaign trail


Disgraced Governor Blago's wife asks for clemency from Trump





Coast Guard won’t ban transgender members unless compelled




Interior Secretary Is Opening Up Land. Just Not at Home.





Judge Napolitano Says Comey Could Bring Mueller Case Tumbling Down If He Isn't Careful  (Former FBI Director James Comey/ Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


Jeff Sessions Punishes All Police Departments Over Anger at Chicago  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


Colluders on the Loose  (Robert Mueller’s special-counsel investigators and other top DOJ and FBI officials are themselves a dream team of colluders.)


Rosenstein misses lawmakers’ demand for key Comey documents  (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein/ Former FBI Director James Comey)


Obama’s Justice Dept. feuded with FBI, agents quit as politics played larger role


Mueller’s warning: ‘Many’ news stories on Trump-Russia probe are wrong(Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)




Wall Street rises on earnings hopes, Netflix soars


Stocks end at highest level in a month, as earnings drive rally


US stocks add to gains as company earnings reports impress


Asian Stocks Mixed After China Data; Dollar Steady: Markets Wrap


Asia stocks edge up on steady China GDP, earnings in focus


Dollar inches higher as European data disappoints


In one chart: The VIX says the stock-market low may be in


Gold settles slightly lower as stocks rise, dollar drifts higher




New AP U.S. History Textbook Implies Christians Are Bigots, Reagan A Racist


K-12: How Our Schools Make Monsters


College Maintains Ban on Councilman


At What Cost Wi-Fi?


College Student Calls Out Women’s March Founders for Not Allowing Unscreened Questions


NYU: Students’ pledge to boycott pro-Israel groups is ‘at odds with our values’


Video: 'White Privilege' Indoctrination In Our Public Schools


Columbia presses on with scholarship program for displaced Syrians despite Trump travel ban


Administration to streamline student debt forgiveness for disabled veterans


Boston college professor offers extra credit for students to go on dates




Ex-CIA Chief Says Obama Rejected Cyber Action Against Russia for Election Meddling


James Comey Confirms Once Again That He Failed America in 2016  (Former FBI Director James Comey)




Oil ends higher as traders weigh geopolitical tensions, fundamentals


Energy Prices




EPA Controversy Is Politics, Polluted




European stocks end at 7-week high as traders take cue from Wall Street


Italy: Half-naked statue covered with a sheet for Islamic conference




The Netherlands is Euthanizing Mentally Disabled Patients and People With Autism


Suicide machine draws crowds at Amsterdam funeral show




Fannie and Freddie survive another Congress




How 4 Big Comey Claims Stack Up to His Senate Testimony  (Former FBI Director James Comey)


FBI's McCabe to DOJ: 'Are You Telling Me That I Need to Shut Down' The Clinton Foundation Case?  (Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe)


Comey: Trump's calls to jail him 'not normal'   


Comey: ‘I Will Never Run for Office’ 


The Pathetic Comey Spectacle


Clinton allies seethe with rage at Comey  


Comey kisses up to Hillary, wants her to see him as 'honest idiot'


Piers Morgan: No wonder Trump fired James 'Judas' Comey - I wouldn't trust him as far as I could throw the egotistical, money-grabbing worm and his treacherous, disgraceful, secret-spewing book.


Comey’s Attacks on Trump May Hurt Cultivated Image


Obama's FBI investigated former CIA and NSA chief Michael Hayden for 'leaking classified information to the press about cyber attacks on Iran’s nuclear facilities'






Obama nominee Mignon Clyburn stepping down from FCC


FCC Chair Rips Dems’ Call for Investigation of Sinclair ‘Based on the Content of Its News Coverage’


Electricity industry on a collision course with the FCC





Feminist Uses Daughter To Complain About Male Dentist. Shapiro Sets Her Straight.




France: Lesbians in suburbs heavily populated by Muslim migrants forced to hide their sexuality


'Space rocket capsule' washes up on Brittany coast





Germany: Politician of Merkel’s party will earn millions by hosting Muslim migrants in her hotel  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)


German police warn migrants are trading travel documents


Germany: Three Muslim “asylum seekers” arrested after trying to recruit Muslims for jihad warfare


German investor confidence hits 5-year low on trade tensions


Teenager beaten to death during fight in southern Bavaria





L.A.'s bright idea: Paint streets white to fight global warming


Kids sue Rick Scott for ‘immoral’ silence on climate change (Governor of Florida Rick Scott (R)




Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at 92


Tearful Neil Bush reveals his mother Barbara, 92, is unable to walk and he has been reading to her while she takes phone calls from worried family and friends




Health and Human Services secretary diagnosed with intestinal infection


States race to stabilize Obamacare after Congress fails 




A Reminder: Single-Payer Health Care Hasn’t Gone Away


Indian tribes fear being killed off by opioid epidemic 




How Should White Americans Deal With Their Ancestors?


Controversial statue being removed from NYC's Central Park




Harry Anderson, magician and star of 'Night Court,' dies at 65





Queens party boss angles to succeed Pelosi as speaker


Joint Select Committee Should Focus on Improving Budget Transparency


Charlie Dent (R-Pennsylvania) Announces Plan to Resign: Proud of Work Representing the ‘Sensible Center’


House GOP leaders celebrate last Tax Day under old tax code


Paul Ryan and Freedom(Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)


Republicans' behind-the-scenes fight to replace Paul Ryan  




Rape cases spark political protest movement in India


India's ATMs are running out of cash ... again




Taxpayers to get an extension after IRS website suffers technical difficulties on Tax Day


IRS payment system crashes on last tax filing day


These are the red flags the IRS is looking for this tax season




Oneway Social Media CEO Responds to Conservatives Calling for Internet Regulations





Iranian-Backed ‘Sleeper Cell’ Militants Hibernating in U.S., Positioned for Attack


What Iran Really Wants


Iran, the Palestinians’ seductive ally


Iran Faces Strategic Decision – Whether To Respond To Israel's Operations Against Its Military Expansion In Syria, Which Could Lead To Iran-Israel War





New questions raised over Farrakhan's Harlem mosque killing




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Tuesday, April 17, 2018)


Top pilot: Israel 'capable' of striking Iran if orders given


8,000 join Israeli, Palestinian bereaved families for Memorial Day ceremony


Escalating war of words pushes IDF and Rev Guards closer to clash in Syria  (Israel Defense Forces)


Israelis bow heads in silence as siren signals start of Memorial Day


Bracing for Iran missile or drone strikes, IDF reveals Iranian targets in Syria


Gaza gunmen fire at Israeli troops, army tank hits Hamas post in response


Yehoshua Friedberg – 25 Years of a Nightmare Called Yesterday


Polish nationalists seek probe of Rivlin for saying Poland played Holocaust role  (Israeli President Reuven Rivlin)


Injured Gaza journalist arrives to Ramallah for treatment


Wife of Israeli envoy in Senegal advised not to go to event after Arab objection


Israel Defense Forces on High Alert, Preparing for Iranian Direct Retaliation


Israel’s F-15 jets stay on alert at home, rather than at drill in the US


Israeli forces shoot, injure 5 Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets in Nablus raid


Hamas leader says prepared to reach prisoner swap deal


Court: Jews Allowed to Cry ‘Am Yisrael Chai’ on Temple Mount


N. Carolina city bars cops from training in Israel after pro-Palestinian protest


4 Palestinians, 2 teenagers, killed after Israeli artillery fire targets auto rickshaw


Palestinians rally in support of prisoners held by Israel


Palestinian dies of wounds in Gaza, raising death toll to 32 since protests began


Egypt invites Hamas leaders for talks on Gaza protests, reconciliation




Tokyo’s Awakening on Trump




Blame The Left For The Rise Of Moralizing In America


The Tragedy Of George Soros




Cohen controversy tests Hannity's Teflon Sean reputation


The ‘Hannity Standard’: All Journos Must Disclose All Personal Links to Their Subjects


Fox News Finally Issues Response To Hannity-Cohen Controversy


Washington Post & NY Times Win Pulitzer Prize For FAKE NEWS


Politico Reporter Speaks at Confab of Anti-Israel Group She Regularly Covers


Yes, Sean Hannity was a legal client of Michael Cohen's


Dershowitz confronts Hannity: 'You should have disclosed your relationship with Cohen'


Left has meltdown over Hannity link to Trump lawyer


Democrat calls on Fox News to fire Sean Hannity: ‘His word can never again be trusted’


ABC News slammed for aggressively editing James Comey interview  (Former FBI Director James Comey)




Billionaire banking heir, 53, dies suddenly in rehab facility





Saudi Arabia ready to send troops to Syria


Middle East Divisions Exposed By Divergent Responses To Western Strikes In Syria





Watch: Disgusting treatment of black soldiers recorded


What Bush, Obama Deployments of National Guard at Border Suggest About Trump’s Operation


US Air Force Increases Focus on Space 


U.S. defense focuses on 1-hour global strike capability


Another jury deadlocks in case of Navy commander accused of attempted rape


National Guard could be armed at border — but troops banned from enforcing laws




Feds Give $1 Million to Study 3-Year-Old ‘Non-Binary Children’




Gunmen Kill Two More Christians, Wound Three, in Quetta, Pakistan


NAB chief accuses Musharraf of handing over 4,000 Pakistanis to US  (Former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf)




Bankrupt Public-Employee Pensions: The Next Big Financial Crisis?




Soros Dumps $450K Into Florida-based PAC




Conservative movement faces existential threat, study shows




Rush Limbaugh: Democrat wave 'not adding up'




Mike Pence meeting sparks reports, prayer in churches  (Vice-President Mike Pence)




Russian journalist dies after unexplained fall from apartment


Moscow slams western media ‘disinformation campaign’ about OPCW experts being denied entry to Douma


Telegram Founder Pledges Millions to Fight Russian 'Political Censorship'


U.S. in talks with U.S. airlines about expiring Russia overflight deal


Meet the Russian-Owned Firm Creating an Army of Traveling ‘Proxies’


Donald Trump's claim to be the toughest president ever on Russia just collapsed


Russia Denies U.S. and UK Allegations of Global Cyber Attack


US-Russia rocket cooperation 'shining example' of joint success


Russia Launches Program to Return Students From U.K. and Other 'Unfriendly Countries'


Suspected Terrorist Self-Detonates During Security Raid in Southern Russia


U.S. and Britain warn businesses worldwide of Russian campaign to hack routers


Moscow's Reactions To The U.S.-Great Britain-France Strike In Syria: The Limited Strike Proves That Washington Is A Paper Tiger – Part I




Miss America 2005 marries girlfriend in Alabama ceremony





Big Banks Target the 2nd  Amendment




McCain has surgery after intestinal infection; aides say he's in stable condition (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)


Senate fast-tracks bill legalizing hemp as agriculture product


Senators roll out new bipartisan plan to revamp presidential war powers


Sen. Mike Lee pushes back against Trump administration’s claim it had authority for airstrikes




Sex trafficking survivors reveal how NYC pimps prey on the young and vulnerable




Facebook Could Face Billions in Fines over Facial Recognition Features


Trump used Muslims the way Hitler used Jews, says data mining boss


How Social Media Built the Case for Trump’s Strike on Syria




‘Chile’s Donald Trump’ reverses liberal predecessor’s agenda in bid make country great again




Korean biz delegation relays concerns on trade with US


Seoul seeks Moon-Kim joint press conference after April 27 summit   (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un/South Korean President Moon Jae-in)


Seoul hints at possibility of sending envoys to NK ahead of summit  


Newborn baby found dead in shopping mall restroom


Korean medicine attracting more foreigners




U.S. Woman Wins Boston Marathon for 1st  Time in 33 Years





Massachusetts Court Strikes Down Ban on Stun Guns


New storm moving across country with snow, winds


Southern California plans to spend $11 billion on the delta tunnels. Who will end up paying?




Neil Gorsuch Joins Liberals in 5-4 SCOTUS Opinion Striking Down Portion of Federal Immigration Law


Gorsuch Hires First Native American Tribe Citizen as Supreme Court Clerk


Court axes rule that requires deporting some immigrants


Supreme Court hears arguments in internet sales tax case


One year later, Neil Gorsuch is still a home run for Trump



Following The West's Attack On Syria, Sharp Dispute Breaks Out Between Egypt That Wants Assad To Remain, And Saudi Arabia That Now Wants Him Gone (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)


Trump’s Second Missile Strike Against Syria’s Chemical Weapons Both Appropriate and Necessary


Why Bomb Syria?


Syria's chemical attack is a warning on 'disarmament' deals


Strike on Syria—who really won


‘Comprehensive Strategy’: Left’s New Term For Permanent Occupation in Syria


Iranian-Backed Militias Set Sights on U.S. Forces


Here Are All the Reasons Striking Syria Was a Bad Idea


False Alarm, Not Outside Attack, Sets Off Syria Air Defenses


After visiting Douma, western media begin to question ‘gas attack’ narrative




China to start live-fire military drills off Taiwan amid rising tensions over relationship with US


China flexes military muscle in Taiwan Strait with warning against attempts to 'split the motherland'




Tsunami of job-stealing robots isn't coming anytime soon




Minnesota: Muslim migrant places bag at city hall, writes on Facebook “Im bouta bomb this town”


“People's Aid” – To Terrorists





'Wrath of God' promised if 4-H adopts transgender policies




Feds Taxed and Borrowed $4.47 Trillion Since Last Tax Day; $13,737 for Every Man, Woman, Child in USA




Franklin Graham urges action for Christian accused of terror


Turkey's ruling party to discuss call for early election


‘Russia and Turkey are UNITED’ Ankara hits back at Macron in Syria bombing row  (French President Emmanuel Macron)


EU warns of curtailing rights under Turkey's state of emergency 




U.K. stocks finish higher as pound rally fizzles after wage data


Alfie Evans’ Parents Will File Appeal With Supreme Court Today in Last Ditch Effort to Save His Life


UK PM’s husband’s Capital Group is largest shareholder in BAE, shares soar since Syrian airstrikes


U.K. real wages rise; jobless rate falls


Alfie Evans’ Father Releases New Photo of Him: “Look at Him, He is Not Dying”


U.K. supermarket chain to offer 'snowflake chicken' for those afraid to touch raw meat


Britain’s NHS Holds Another Baby Hostage





UN to launch new Yemen peace roadmap within two months


Haley: U.S. Troops Will Not Leave Syria Until We’ve Accomplished Three Goals  (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)




Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Trump can't escape his tabloid past


Trump to host Japan's Abe amid strain over N. Korea, tariffs


Stormy Daniels releases sketch of man who allegedly threatened her


Donald Trump: America’s economy is back and roaring and its people are winning


Trump asking Arab nations to replace US military in Syria after defeat of ISIS: report


Comey's no angel, but unlike Trump, he's not a threat to the republic  (Former FBI Director James Comey)


In case you missed it, last week was crazy. Here’s an oral history of five wild days in the Trump era.


Comey Is Trump’s Ultimate Victory


‘Any Hispanics in the room?’: In South Florida, Trump reaches out to Hispanic voters who are receptive to his message


Trump Rejects New Sanctions Against Russia, Changing Course


Exclusive: 'We went at it like she just didn't exist.' Former Playmate reveals she had sex with Donald Trump in front of her friend during a steamy six-month affair while his then-fiancée Marla Maples was pregnant with Tiffany


After Syria, Will Never Trumpers Apologize for Russia Smear?


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