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Saturday, March 18, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 240  YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Obamacare repeal's abortion language could hit procedural snag, GOP warned

 

Bill would make abortion pill available at state college campuses (California)

 

Justice Kennedy’s speech to anti-abortion group prompts call for recusal

 

168 Anti-Abortion Bills Have Already Been Introduced In 2017

 

Tomi Lahren tells 'The View': I’m pro-choice

 

Tomi Lahren Just Called Out Republicans’ Hypocrisy on Abortion

 

AG Jackley supports ban on dismemberment abortion (South Dakota)

 

ADOPTION

 

Happy ever after for baby Faith: Girl, 3, whose parents left her with FORTY broken bones in one of America's 'worst ever' child abuse cases is finally adopted by a new family

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

UK helps US renew focus on Afghanistan

 

 

AFRICA

 

Quartet backs Libya’s unity govt

 

In Minnesota, Somali community fears Trump travel ban, aid cuts will worsen their country

 

More Christian Teachers in Sudan Arrested in Take-Over of School

 

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Personal Health

 
AUSTRALIA

 

One in 4 Elderly Australian Women Have Dementia

 

 

BALKANS

 

Macedonian Opposition Calls For Peaceful Transfer Of Power In Parliament

 

 

BIG GOVERNMENT

 

The Federal Jobs Program, Then and Now

 

BORDER SECURITY

 

Trump wants to build 30-foot-high wall at Mexican border

 

Government seeks designs for 'physically imposing' border wall

 

CANADA

 

Tens of thousands of failed refugee claimants still in Cda

 

Air traffic control tried to warn pilot of nearby plane before mid-air crash in Quebec

 

Russian agent hired alleged Yahoo hacker, Canadian Karim Baratov

 

Stepfather of slain Ont. boy wanted in bank stabbing

 

Canada’s border officials detain record number of Mexicans

 

Canadian softwood lumber in U.S. crosshairs, B.C. envoy says

 

What to expect when the Liberals announce the federal budget next week

 

Tourists die in Canadian avalanche

 

Too drunk to consent? Why many sex-assault cases never make it to court

 

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

 

Here's where – and how – Americans are committing suicide

 

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

It Turns Out That a Less-Christian America Might Be a Worse America

 

COMEDY

 

Mike Myers talks about Saturday Night Live and late-night TV vs. Trump

 

Maher: Trump Violates ‘Pay Your Taxes’ Rule, I Worry ‘We Do Need the UN to Step In’

 

Amy Schumer: Alt-right Internet trolls behind Netflix special's bad reviews

 

Artie Lange arrested for cocaine and heroin possession

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China softens tone, saying it would work with US to get N Korea to change course

 

China to US: Chill out on North Korea

 

US, China soften the rhetoric, say to work together on North Korea

 

Choking in China: 60m people untreated for sleep apnea

 

U.S. urges China to cooperate on dealing with N. Korea

 

 China: Trump anti-Beijing tweet gives Tillerson a fresh wall to climb  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Flashback: How Did North Korea Get Nuclear Power?

 

 

CONGRESS

 

Lying Congress and the lying anti-repealers  (Congress isn't going to repeal Obamacare. That whole Republican-driven mantra that's been making the media wave since 2010 -- the one that blasted Barack Obama as a socialist for signing government health care into law and that vowed a concerted fight for repeal? Bunk. Bull. Boldface lie.)

 

 

CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE (CBO)

 

 

CBO Analyst: Higher Taxes and Government Programs Decrease Incentive to Work

 

Why the CBO Can't be Trusted to Get Anything Right

 

 

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU

 

Justice opposes Obama’s consumer bureau in major court case

 

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

Walmart buys online clothing seller ModCloth

 

COURTS

 

Justices on 9th  Circuit feuding over travel ban ruling: report

 

Hawaii Judge's Flawed Aloha Akhbar Logic

 

American courts creating 'affirmative right to immigrate'

 

Mom guilty but mentally ill in child bathtub drownings

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Police raid the Indiana home of man who owns the land where the bodies of two Delphi girls were found

 

Hunt underway for former Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping 15-year-old student

 

Asian Americans look to self-defense amid rising violence

 

Two High School Students Charged In Rape Of 14-Year-Old Girl

 

Maryland girl alleges rape by two high school boys, one slated for deportation

 

What to do when faced with violent crime

 

2 kids injured in shooting outside Chuck E. Cheese's

 

Ex-con charged with killing EMT has troubled, violent past

 

Naked man shot after police pursuit, authorities say

 

La. native streams video as officers shoot him

 

Spirit Airlines pilot, 36, and his wife, 34, are both found dead by their FOUR children in their bedroom of an apparent fentanyl overdose 10 years after her ex died of an overdose

 

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

Deported killer caught heading back into US from Mexico

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Why is Donna Brazile Finally Confessing Now?  (Former interim Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile)

 

Brazile admits she forwarded town hall questions to Clinton camp

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Former First Daughter Malia Obama 'turns down multiple modelling offers preferring to stay out of the public eye'

 

Chelsea Clinton Joins Expedia Board

 

Hillary Clinton says she’s ‘ready to come out of the woods’

 

De Blasio admits what we already knew about rent regulations  (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

DeVos’s Hiring of For-Profit College Official Raises Issues  (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)

 

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

The Travel Ban Is about Vetting — Which Means It’s about Islam

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)

 

Trump Not First President to Call HUD’s Block Grants Wasteful

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Undercover FSB Officer Indicted By U.S. Worked For Moscow Investment Bank

 

Trump admin challenges Hawaii judge’s halt on new travel ban

 

Trump Does What Every President Does With U.S. Attorneys, Left Goes Into Hysterics

 

Ex-trader busted by Bharara dishes on fired US attorney

 

Report: DOJ will send immigration judges to dozen US cities

 

DOJ sends wiretap materials to congressional investigators

 

US Justice Department documents 'show NO evidence' to support Trump's claim that Obama ordered a wiretap of Trump Tower

 

US charges Russian government spies with hacking in unprecedented move

 

 

DISNEY

 

'Beauty' composer: 'I'm just shutting up' about 'gay' character

 

ECONOMY

 

By shifting perceptions, Trump’s already boosting the economy

 

Is your local J.C. Penney store closing? Check this list

 

EDUCATION

 

California Student Writes Op-Ed About How Milk Is Now Racist

 

University professor under investigation for reportedly holding mock slave auction

 

University of Arizona Teaches Students What To Say When Offended: ‘Ouch!’

 

College Releases 'Inclusive Language' Guide. Guess Which Words You Can't Say Now

 

Principal recruits students for secret 'gay' club

 

US states consider laws allowing Creationism to be taught in school

 

The Federal Government's Student-Loan Fraud

 

500 cases of norovirus reported in school district

 

Challenges Veterans Face When Transitioning from the Battlefield to the Classroom

 

Kids on winning robotics team told, 'Go back to Mexico'

 

'Outrageous' Expert slams White House for denying school meals' link to learning

 

Snowflakes 101: University of Arizona distributes 20-page booklet on how to deal with mean words - recommending the offended say 'OUCH' and the offender 'OOPS' 

 

ELECTIONS

 

The assumption that 'free stuff' determines elections is toxic

 

ENERGY

 

Energy Prices

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

EPA has neglected clean air to freelance on climate change

 

EUROPE

 

Swiss police cancel commemoration event for 102nd  anniversary of Battle Of Gallipoli

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Greece's Foreign Minister on Trump, Germany and the Future of Europe

 

EU is 'unfairly' criticizing Turkey, Hungarian PM Orban says

 

Kids break into zoo, kick and stone beloved flamingo to death  (Czech Republic)

 

Sicily: Bishop bans mafia godfathers from baptisms

 

FASCISM

 

The Left's Descent into Fascism

 

FEDERAL BUDGET

 

Why the Federal Government Is Broke

 

In Trump’s $1.065 trillion budget, the details are more in the words, then the numbers

 

Budget wants results from bureaucrats

 

Proposed Program Cuts Put Struggling Americans on Edge

 

The Budget Theater, now open with the follies

 

GOP experts call Trump budget a betrayal

 

A Budget to Shout About

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Report: FBI Arrests Memester Who Tweeted Strobe Light At Epileptic Columnist

 

FBI: Man sent seizure-causing tweet to Newsweek writer

 

FBI arrests Trump supporter for allegedly sending epileptic journalist a GIF that caused him to have a seizure

 

 

FEMINISM

 

Famous Feminist Is Tired Of Her Movement's Exclusive Association With The Democrats

 

 

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)

 

Four former FDA commissioners denounce drug importation, citing dangers to consumers

 

 

FOREIGN POLICY

 

What Should Trump Do After the Islamic State Is Defeated? (The impending collapse of the self-proclaimed caliphate will create new dilemmas for the Trump administration.)

 

FRANCE

 

'Allahu Akbar': Father And Son Victims Of Throat-Slitting On Paris Street

 

What we know about the Paris Orly airport attacker

 

Man shot dead after seizing soldier’s gun at Paris Orly airport

 

Man killed at Paris airport was involved in another shooting

 

Paris jihadi on terror watch list, texted family “I shot police,” cops say terror “possible motive”

 

GERMANY

 

All Quiet on the German American Front  (For now, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is maintaining a stiff upper lip when it comes to the Trump administration.)

 

Germany MPs investigate pro-Hezbollah academic Finkelstein

 

Germany bans political meetings of ruling AKP deputy chair

 

Nationalist Trump VS. Globalist Merkel  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Germany Threatens Turkish Politicians With Ban On Public Appearances

 

Video: Merkel grimaces after Trump says ‘radical Islamic terrorism’

 

Germany Owes 'Vast Sums' To NATO, Trump Says

 

Germany: Muslim charged for going to Syria to join the Islamic State

 

Merkel Floats Fake News at Trump Presser: TTIP Deal is ‘Bilateral’

 

"Blitzed" details massive drug use in Nazi Germany

 

Merkel Meets Trump, the Defender Versus the Disrupter

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Democrats Drive Rise in Concern About Global Warming

 

To Save American Jobs, Leave The Paris Agreement Now

 

 

GROUP OF TWENTY FINANCE MINISTERS AND CENTRAL BANK GOVERNORS (G-20)

 

G-20 to jointly fight banking sector hacking

 

G20 Financial Leaders Acquiesce to US, Drop Free Trade Pledge

 

Trump Gets Trade Win at G20 Meet

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Health Insurance or Medical Care?  (Medical care is strangled through the bureaucracy of the politicians' creation and their business associates' involvement.)

 

Not much saving going on in Health Savings Accounts

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Universal Pictures Planning Obama White House Comedy

 

Hollywood actor would like to assassinate Trump

 

HOMOSEXUALITY

 

Homosexuality exploding among youth

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Chaffetz: White House intruder close enough to 'rattle the door handle'  (US Representative of Utah Jason Chaffetz (R) 

 

That Time Pelosi Said Obamacare’s Success Shouldn’t Be Measured By How Many New People Have Insurance  (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California )

 

Top House Dem says Trump owes Obama an apology  (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California )

 

Exclusive — Progressives Plan to Storm Trump-Like GOP Congressman’s Town Hall by the Thousands to Disrupt President’s Agenda

 

Key Republicans come around on ObamaCare replacement

 

House committee: Still waiting on CIA, FBI on Trump wiretap charges

 

The Big Missing Piece In The ObamaCare Replacement Debate

 

Primary challenger: Ryan trying to 'undermine' Trump (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

Congressional candidate who posed for Maxim wants you to get over it

 

House conservatives told: If you like Obamacare,keep fighting Ryan bill

 

Waters Says Trump’s ‘Disturbing’ Budget is Going to Wreak Havoc on America  (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)

 

Scalise: Two Freedom Caucus members now plan to support health care bill  (House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R- Louisiana)

 

Republican congressman says Trump owes Obama an apology

 

House Intel Committee 'satisfied' with info DOJ gave in wiretapping probe

 

IMMIGRATION

 

30 Countries Are Refusing To Take Back Illegal Immigrants Convicted Of Serious Crimes

 

CNN’s Van Jones STUNNED By DREAMer’s Positive Reaction To A GOP Congressman [Video]

 

Are H-1B visas being "hijacked" to lower labor costs?

 

Legislators penalize 'sanctuary cities'

 

 

INDIA

 

India Deserves the New Administration's Support, Not Silence

 

One school converts submissive girls into empowered women

 

Nizamuddin clerics missing in Pakistan traced, will return to India soon

 

For development, India needs a movement: PM Modi (Prime Minister Narendra Modi)

 

No Delhi Metro trains in NCR from Sunday night because of Jat protests

 

India’s stratified society brings another student suicide

 

15 killed, 20 injured in multiple- vehicle collision in Karnataka     

 

Stop Jats from reaching Delhi, Home Ministry tells states

 

INDONESIA

 

Specter of unrest in Indonesian mine mire

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

 

The train line that brought the Twin Cities back together  (Designed to link the downtowns, it has provided a surprising lift to poorer neighborhoods along the route.)

 

IRAN

 

Daughter of late Iran president handed six months

 

Iran MPs criticize social media arrests ahead of elections

 

Iran Takes Stand On Nuclear Deal Provision That Clashes With U.S. View

 

Chabahar port an unlikely litmus test for the US in Iran

 

IRAQ

 

Iraqi Forces Advance Into Mosul's Old City

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Saturday, March 18, 2017)

 

Netanyahu: If we don't agree, we'll have new elections  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Likud MK pens anguished account of culture of fear in Netanyahu’s coalition

 

Coalition Crisis Brewing on Eve of Netanyahu China Trip

 

PM reneges on deal for new state broadcaster, prompts election talk

 

Hizballah’s trust in Russia – dilemma for Israel

 

Coalition chairman says ‘good chance’ of new elections

 

PM Netanyahu Explains Reason for the Airstrike on Syria

 

Ultra-Orthodox MKs fume over Netanyahu’s Saturday meeting

 

'I call on everyone to act responsibly and prevent elections'  (Israeli Education Minister and chairman of the Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home) party Naftali Bennett)

 

New poll puts Likud and Yesh Atid neck and neck

 

Palestinians denounce UN decision to remove report accusing Israel of apartheid

 

After Syria airstrike, Hezbollah says Israel fears Islamic State defeat

 

Arabs agree to escalate terror war 'in all ways possible'

 

Abbas said invited to White House mid-April (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Clashes after funeral for slain Palestinian teen leave 8 injured by Israeli fire

 

Islamic State claims Israel bombed its members in Sinai

 

Palestinian Authority protests UNRWA curriculum changes

 

Leave secular conscientious objectors alone

 

Report: Israeli-issued exit permits for Gazans sees drastic drop

 

President Rivlin departs for a state visit to Vietnam  (Israeli President Reuven Rivlin)

 

'Meeting on Shabbat is absolutely unacceptable'

 

China: We hope Israel, Saudi Arabia will contribute to Middle East peace

 

Palestinian prisoner enters 22nd  day of hunger strike

 

Negotiating the Arab-Israeli conflict in Rabin Square

 

 

JAPAN

  

Japan court rules Tepco, government liable in Fukushima nuclear disaster

 

 

MEDIA 

 

Jake Tapper on Trump: ‘There's no bias when it comes to decency’

 

Dishonest media hacks are lying about Meals on Wheels funding. Here's how it REALLY works

 

CNBC’s John Harwood Continues to Cozy up to John Podesta

 

Can the White House and media relationship be saved?

 

Media freak out over Trump-Merkel gaffe (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

The Media’s Maddow Disease

 

Shepard Smith rejects reporting on Trump Tower spying

 

MEDICAID

 

Republicans are divided over how to reform Medicaid

 

Medicaid Expansion Linked to Increased Prescribing of Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

 

MEXICO

 

Mexico Asserts A 'Human Right' To Be An Illegal

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Houthi missile shot down over Jazan (Saudi Arabia)

 

Bahrain hails US declaration of Al-Ashtar members as terrorists

 

Arab coalition air raid kills 45 Houthi militias, among them a senior figure

 

King Salman ends Asia tour, returns to Saudi Arabia

 

MILITARY

 

Russia, China making gains on US military power

 

Syria May Be a No-Win Situation for U.S. Troops

 

If You Set Out to Destroy ISIS, Destroy ISIS  (Trump is right to give Secretary of Defense James Mattis and his generals the reins in the battle against ISIS.)

 

Pentagon Releases Photo to Rebut Contention of Mosque Bombing

 

NCIS: Marines United probe expands to about 20 victims

 

'Out of control': Military inquiry expands to porn

 

Civilian dies after incident aboard USS Ronald Reagan

 

War with North Korea would be a 'bloodbath,' says DoD official

 

Declassified nuclear test videos uploaded to YouTube

 

Air Force Colonel gets 12-month sentence for downloading child porn and is HUGGED by his forgiving wife and daughter as the judge reads the verdict 

 

 

ORGANIZATION FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT (OECD)

 

Teach children about fake news to stop them becoming extremists, OECD says

 

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistani girls given extra credit at school for wearing hijab, classes must begin with Hadith

 

 

PATRIOTISM

 

Angelina Jolie attacks “nationalism masquerading as patriotism”

 

 

PRISONS

 

Charles Manson's tumultuous childhood and time in prison

 

RADIO

 

Even Michael Savage’s beloved poodle,’Teddy’ not safe from crazed anti-Trump attack

 

Pro-Trump radio host Michael Savage claims he was assaulted while having dinner with his toy poodle Teddy

 

Michael Savage after alleged attack: It's 'open season' on Donald Trump supporters

 

 

RUSSIA

 

Russian Activists Say Suspicious Military Deaths Often Tied To Extortion Schemes

 

Revealed: 63 Russian businessmen invested nearly $100m in seven Trump-owned Florida properties before the 2016 election - including a defense contractor who built training facilities for the FSB 

 

What to Ask About Russian Hacking

 

Scientists warn Russia could use nukes to 'scare an adversary'

 

SAINT PATRICK’S DAY

 

SXSW SJWs Want To Ban ‘Racist’ St Patrick’s Day

 

 

SCIENCE

 

Scientists say 3% of Ebola victims caused 61% of cases

 

SECRET SERVICE

 

Secret Service stops suspect before reaching White House fence

 

Trumps jetting to Aspen this weekend on family vacation with Ivanka set to join Don Jr. and Eric on trip that 'will require 100 Secret Service agents'

 

SENATE

 

Why Is John McCain Accusing Rand Paul of Working for Russia?   (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)/ US Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul (R)

 

Dems struggle to stir up energetic opposition to Gorsuch  (Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch)

 

Senate Republicans soften on Obamacare repeal

 

Here Are 4 Possible Outcomes for Gorsuch’s Confirmation Process

 

Warren finally busts out of her media bubble (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)

 

Feinstein on potential for Trump ouster: 'I think he's gonna get himself out'  (US Senator of California Dianne Feinstein (D)

 

Democratic senators call for investigation into Trump aide Sebastian Gorka

 

Trump on Schumer: 'an obstructionist' (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)

 

Senator calls for scrutiny of Russian deal for U.S. oil  (US Senator of New Jersey Robert Menendez (D) 

 

SOCIALISM

 

Socialism’s Rising Popularity Threatens America’s Future

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Running the business, sons keep tweeting about Trump

 

Newsweek Writer Alleged Someone Assaulted Him Using Twitter. Now He's Been Arrested

 

People who post their fitness routine to Facebook have problems

 

#Seriously? Trump tells German reporter he 'very seldom' regrets his tweets - and admits he uses Twitter to 'get around the media'

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

Peru: Deadly flooding sparks criticism over climate change preparedness

 

Brazilian packers 'sold rotten meat worldwide'

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Pyongyang missile swarm would overwhelm South Korean defences

 

SPACE

 

Buzz Aldrin takes you to Mars in VR

 

SPAIN

 

Eta: Basque separatist group announces plan to lay down all weapons

 

SPORTS

 

NFL Teams Won't Hire Kaepernick Because They're Scared Trump Will Tweet About Them

 

Michigan State employee resigned after removing USA Gymnastics doctor’s patient files

 

Butler mascot not allowed inside NCAA tournament again, tweets '#FreeBlue3'

 

Is SMU the most cursed NCAA tournament team?

 

Buss brothers agree to new board of directors for Lakers, with Jeanie Buss on it

 

USA Hockey goes on offensive in negotiations with women

 

Why Charles Barkley wants UCLA to lose this March

 

Friday's March Madness action: Lonzo Ball is putting on an offensive clinic

 

STATES

 

Jerry Brown heads to D.C., with Schwarzenegger right behind him  (Governor of California Jerry Brown (D)

 

5 numbers that mattered this week: Christie's 19 percent approval rating (Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie (R)

 

New Jersey passes bill forcing presidential candidates to release tax returns

 

L.A. budget report warns of $224-million deficit next year  (California)

 

Andrew Cuomo’s ‘middle class’ con job  (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Why Trump’s Budget Proposal for the State Department Makes Sense

 

Tillerson's saber-rattling isn't the answer to dealing with North Korea  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

North Korean soldier pictured peering at Rex Tillerson through a window as he covertly photographs secretary of state's visit to the Demilitarized Zone 

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Gorsuch recommended to Justice Dept. that federal judges visit Gitmo (Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch)

 

SYRIA

 

Russia, France to cooperate in preparing intra-Syrian talks in Geneva - ministry


Russian sappers discover over 120 explosive devices in Syria’s Palmyra

 

Syria Showdown: Will Trump Be Pressured into Putting Turkey First, America Second?

 

Syrian rebels, families begin leaving Homs district in deal with government

 

 

TAIWAN

 

China accused by Taiwan of stepping up spy operations

 

Trump challenge to China: White House preparing big arms sales to Taiwan, sources say

 

TAXATION

 

Border Adjustments Would Help, Not Hurt, American Consumers

 

TERRORISM

 

Who are the al-Ashtar Brigades, latest US-designated ‘terrorist group?’

 

TRANSGENDER MOVEMENT

 

Transgendered child abuse

 

 

TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION (TSA)

 

TSA gives Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams a rude farewell

 

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

 

Trump Organization will make its first donation to Treasury in 2018: report 

 

TURKEY

 

Erdogan: EU ruling on headscarf bans starts “clash between Islam and Christianity”  (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

740 PKK suspects detained in simultaneous operations across Turkey

 

Moody’s cuts outlook on Turkey credit rating to ‘negative’

 

Three children die due to fire in Istanbul

 

Çanakkale bridge opens new era for martyrs: President Erdoğan

 

Airstrike on Syrian mosque is war crime: Turkish Deputy PM

 

Some 33 PKK militants killed over week: Turkish military

 

26 Gülen-linked ex-judges and prosecutors detained

 

Why Europe must part ways with Erdogan

 

Turkish ministry denies report on Russian goods ban

 

Over 22,000 from army, military schools expelled: Minister

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

British troops arrive in Estonia to deter Russian aggression in one of biggest deployments to region in decades

 

Britain Livid on Spying Claim, but Trump Isn’t Apologizing

 

Telegraph poll: Brexit more important to people than keeping the UK together

 

Rural deprivation and ill-health in England 'in danger of being overlooked'

 

Nicola Sturgeon urged to withdraw ‘illegitimate’ vote threat  (Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon)

 

Poverty: Girls from poorer families in England struggle to afford sanitary protection

 

Britain's relationship with France is 'forged in sweat and blood', says Duke of Cambridge as he vows Brexit will not change it 

 

Birmingham: Man arrested after reports of armed person inside NatWest building

 

London Ridicules the Ridiculous  (President Trump has managed to anger British officials with his claims about spying.)

 

UK Coroner warning after man electrocuted in bath charging iPhone

 

Gordon Brown: Give Scotland more power or risk division   (Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown)

 

George Osborne: Ex-chancellor facing calls to quit as MP over Evening Standard job

 

New drug set to combat Scotland's biggest killer by reducing bad cholesterol

 

 Extremists made £250,000 from ads for UK brands on Google, say experts

 

Edinburgh tram track injuries have cost NHS more than £1m

 

Girl to become Britain’s youngest mother

 

Prince praises UK-France 'friendship'  

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Nikki Haley Forcing Removal of UN ‘Apartheid’ Report, Agency Head (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)

 

More than Just Another Anti-Israel U.N. Farce

 

China, Russia Block UN Statement On Myanmar Violence, Diplomats Say

 

 

UNITED STATES

 

Bus driver saves tot wandering shoeless in cold  

 

19-year-old aspiring model killed by train during photo shoot

 

VATICAN

 

 Pope tells priests to consult exorcists if needed

 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Poll: Majority of young adults view Trump as 'illegitimate' president

 

Is Donald Trump a Realist?

 

This Video Proves Trump Was Illegally Wiretapped by Obama

 

How the U.K. spying claim traveled from an ex-CIA blogger to Trump’s White House

 

Censored CIA Whistleblower Who Backed Trump Speaks Out: Exclusive

 

Protective barrier outside White House breached, drawing Secret Service response

 

Trump order on conflict minerals would send warlords carte blanche signal, say critics

 

Trump gives hope to flagging health bill

 

President Trump no longer safe in White House: Former Secret Service agent

 

Tweets and trials  (Two of the government’s highest ranking intelligence officials will go before a House committee next week to testify about President Trump’s bombastic claim that his predecessor “tapped” his phones during the 2016 election.)

 

Lady in Red: Trump heads to Mar-a-Lago for the FIFTH time since becoming president after Barron's first flight on Marine One - but all eyes are on Melania who stuns in regal coatdress and matching gloves

 

Trump doesn’t shake hands with Merkel during photo op  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

'Hey, Huma. What's up?' Kellyanne Conway's behind-the scenes story of Clinton's concession call reveals how she breezily greeted top aide Huma in scene that was 'literally like a movie'

 

Obama spying on Trump needs investigating


The West needs a better Trump-Merkel relationship than this

 

Trump: Healthcare will pass 'pretty quickly'

 

Kellyanne the pollster

 

Veterans meet with Trump at the White House to discuss VA concerns

 

Bush lawyer sides with Obama over Trump

 

Trump's Wiretap Claims Are Bogus. But He's Still Onto Something.

 

What are you doing here? Angela Merkel is caught giving Ivanka serious side-eye before collecting herself as confusion still surrounds the First Daughter's role at the White House 

White House intruder jumped three fences

 

No Oval Office handshake, no warm words about her country, a lecture on immigration and a wiretapping joke: Even Ivanka can't lift Trump's VERY chilly summit with Germany's Merkel

 

Trump’s Terrible Swift Sword

 

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