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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 240  YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Leahy Botched Abortion Talking Point (US Senator of Vermont Patrick J Leahy (D)

 

California May File Lawsuit to Force Churches to Fund Abortions

 

Gorsuch, Abortion and the Concept of Personhood

 

Republican Senator Won’t Say if She Will Vote for Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

 

‘The View’ Backs Tomi: Constitution ‘Specific to You’ on Abortion

 

Republican Senator Won’t Say if She Will Vote for Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

 

Will Gorsuch send women to jail for abortion? (Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch)

 

Another Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic Botches Another Abortion Requiring Another Ambulance

 

Why Tomi Lahren will get 'right' on abortion

 

Abortion Activists Falsely Claim Neil Gorsuch Would Put Women in Jail for Having Abortions (Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch)

 

Kellyanne Conway says she helped pay for a friend's abortion

 

Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards: “We Would Never” Stop Doing Abortions to Keep Our Taxpayer Funding

 

HHS Hires Former Lawmaker Who Peddled Misinformation About Abortion

 

Abortionist: Stop Telling Me “You’re Not Really a Christian” Just Because I Abort Babies

 

Could Charlotte’s midnight battle over abortion protests come to an end? (North Carolina)

 

Gorsuch Promises Fair Supreme Court Hearing for National Law Banning Late-Term Abortions

 

Conservative Group to Challenge Abortion Regulation Changes (Virginia)

 

“Wonder Woman” Star Gal Gadot Celebrates Pro-Life Values in a Hollywood Obsessed With Abortion

 

Conservatives Are Using The American Health Care Act To Restrict Private Insurance From Covering Abortion

 

Diane Feinstein Falsely Claims She Put Women in Jail for Having Illegal Abortions   (US Senator of California Dianne Feinstein (D)

 

More Feinstein insanity: Isn’t Roe v. Wade a ‘super-precedent,’ Judge Gorsuch?

 

No, Senator Feinstein, Roe v. Wade Is Not a ‘Superprecedent’

 

Gorsuch promises to consider facts if 20-week abortion ban goes to Supreme Court

 

Two more abortion-limiting bills approved in Senate (Texas)

 

Legislation would outlaw abortion due to genetic abnormalities  (Oklahoma)

 

Abortion pill reversal: 2nd  chance or just chance? (Indiana)

 

Women don The Handmaid’s Tale robes to protest Texas abortion bills

 

Why is Planned Parenthood popular? And if it's defunded, could any other organization fill the gap?

 

In Iceland, 100% Of All Children With Down Syndrome Are Murdered Before They Are Born. In The United States, 90% Of All Children With Down Syndrome Are Murdered In The Womb

 

Abortion decriminalised in Northern Territory after long campaign  (Australia)  

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Why America Can't Win the War in Afghanistan

 

Afghanistan wants more US help in fight against Taliban, IS

 

 

AFRICA

 

Rights group says Libyan military committed war crimes

 

Rights group urges Libyan general to probe killings

 

AIRLINES

 

Giant snake on a plane not as scary as it sounds

 

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU)

 

Texas US border agent sexually assaulted teen sisters, ACLU says

 

 

AMERICAN VOICE INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC POLICY
House of Representatives Expected to Vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) of 2017 (H.R. 1628)

 

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Anti-Semitic attacks on the rise, five US states still lack hate-crime laws

 
ASIA

 

Asia firms' confidence hits near two-year high on U.S., China pick-up: Thomson Reuters/INSEAD

 

 

ASSISTED SUICIDE

 

Gorsuch Addresses Physician-Assisted Suicide During Second Day of Questioning   (Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch)

 
AUSTRALIA

 

Trump doubts: $26b wiped from ASX as markets 'finally crack' 

 

Dollar treads water against US

 

Six graphs that explain Australia's retail carnage

 

Hazelwood closure prompts energy shortfall warning

 

Frankston man arrested 47 years after Cheryl Grimmer, 3, disappeared

 

I'll never have kids, so stop telling me to breed for the economy

 

Australia is spinning its wheels while the world moves on

 

BIG GOVERNMENT

 

Government-Spending Limits Protect Against Invasion Of Taxmen

 

BORDER SECURITY

 

Trump’s ‘big, beautiful wall’ at U.S.-Mexico border will require him to take big swaths of other people’s land

 

CANADA

 

TSX makes modest gains led by metals, utilities

 

Federal budget vows $100-million for strategy on gender-based violence

 

Sin taxes, cheater crackdown to finance Liberal vision

 

U.S. parent raises questions about future of Sears Canada

 

No money, no ideas, but a wealth of bafflegab and buzzwords in the Liberal budget

 

Budget 2017: Liberals spend on training and innovation while holding line on taxes

 

Number of asylum seekers crossing into Canada soars

 

Budget is a list of decisions to be made later: Paul Wells

 

Enbridge to cut 1,000 jobs after buying Spectra

 

Missing 4-year-old boy from Saint-Jérôme, Que. found safe

 

Prosecutors drop Montreal mob cases after questions about police tactics

 

RIP Canada Savings Bond: Popular granny investment receives ignominious send off in budget

 

Budget provides some relief for precarious workers

 

Just the facts: Ottawa beefs up spending in federal budget for data collection on the housing market

 

Finance Minister Bill Morneau tables second federal budget, posts $28B deficit

 

St. Catharines man accused of killing stepson fled 2,000 kilometres before arrest: police

 

Transit users lose tax break on monthly passes in federal budget

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Why China Must Confront North Korea

 

Chinese missile-test sites appear to mirror US bases in Japan

 

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

US, South Korea say North Korea’s latest missile launch ends in failure

 

North Korea Suspected of Conducting Failed Missile Launch

 

Donald Trump's North Korea policy changing

 

N. Korea fails in 3rd missile test since Trump took office, officials say

 

CONGRESS

 

The Balanced Budget Amendment Escape Clause

 

CONSTITUTION

 

A Republic, if You Can Keep It

 

COURTS

 

'You’re Fired, Judge': Sanctioning Federal Judges for Bad Behavior

 

Families of September 11 attack victims sue Saudi Arabia

 

Fake legal standing  (The Hawaii federal court’s recent nationwide block of President Trump’s new executive order on immigration is troubling. The court’s decision turns on its head the important requirement that persons have legitimate “standing” to invoke the power of the federal courts.)

 

As Ivanka Trump’s White House role expands, her company is sued for unfair competition

 

School sued after opening boys' locker room to girls

 

Failure of Penn State's former president to report Jerry Sandusky allowed evil to 'run wild,' court hears

 

Philadelphia DA indicted on corruption charges

 

10th  Circuit hears case of woman ordered to stop praying in her own home

 

HBO producer, 52, pleads guilty to moving dead body of Long Island mom-of-three, 38, who overdosed during cocaine binge

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Upstate NY man charged with hate graffiti on his own home

 

Parents' emotions raw in wake of rape at Maryland high school

 

Well-dressed stabbing suspect accused of killing homeless man, 66, after fight in the street is a 'white supremacist military veteran from Baltimore who came to Manhattan to kill black people'

 

Obama tried to legalize migrant accused of murdering 15-year-old stepdaughter

 

Teens arrested for shooting girl in the head were annoyed by her Snapchats: officer

 

Latinos are reporting fewer sexual assaults amid a climate of fear, LAPD says

 

Police say dozens watched a teen’s sexual assault on Facebook Live — and no one reported it

 

Mom of 2-year-old who fatally shot brother used to let him ‘practice’ with gun: cops

 

This teacher is all smiles after student-sex bust

 

Trump National Golf Club offers $10,000 reward after green at Rancho Palos Verdes is vandalized

 

College student, 18, who aspired to be a cop is shot and killed in crossfire while watching her friends make a music video 

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

U.S. border officers told a Mexican teen to drink liquid meth. His family received $1 million for his death.

 

CYBER ATTACKS

 

Is your data safe? Hackers threaten to wipe 300 million iCloud accounts and iPhones unless Apple pays a ransom

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Perez: Don't confirm Gorsuch until Trump investigation ends  (Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez)

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

John Podesta, in bed with the Russians all along  (John Podesta's fake narrative about Russians hacking the election and Donald Trump colluding with them is about to be blown out of the water.)

 

Will Preet run?  (Getting fired by Trump looked like a perfect PR move for the hugely ambitious and popular New York prosecutor. Just one problem, say his friends.)

 

Obama team lines up behind Perriello (West Virginia)

 

Oh-oh! Rahm’s private emails are spilling the beans (Mayor of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel)

 

Biden: Trump should apologize for Obama wiretap claim  (Former Vice-President Joseph R Biden Jr )

 

Al Jazeera Paid Georgia Democrat Over $5,000 in Past 15 Months

 

Are Democrats' Claims About Trump Colluding With Russians Collapsing?

 

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Laptop ban on flights 'is based on intelligence about an ISIS plot to target the West gathered during the raid on Yemen which killed Navy SEAL' 

 

'Pointless' laptop ban to start by Saturday: Chaos for passengers as insurers warn gadgets in the hold are NOT covered and experts say bombers will just reroute their journeys 

 

The Laptop Ban and What It Means for Air Travel

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Bid to strip terrorist’s citizenship may mark new Trump way

 

U.S. Preparing Charges Against 1MDB Financier Jho Low, WSJ Says

 

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

 

Labor nominee Acosta: Trump is the boss

 

Labor pick cut deal with billionaire, choosing not to indict man accused of having sex with minors

 

Carl's Jr. CEO, Trump's pick for Labor, quits

 

ECONOMY

 

Dow logs five-day losing streak as broader market edges higher

 

Choppy day on Wall Street; all eyes on Trump and healthcare

 

U.S. Stocks Rise as Rout Eases; Bonds, Gold Climb: Markets Wrap

 

Asian stocks drop as fresh Trump jitters jolt risk sentiment

 

Treasury yields touch 3-week low as market uncertainty surrounds key health-care vote

 

Hot U.S. real estate a potential red flag: Fed's Rosengren

 

What’s next after stock market’s sharp drop? Here’s what history says

 

Sears and Kmart owner says 'substantial doubt' it can stay in business

 

Dollar falls for seventh straight day against the yen, hits 4-month low

 

Suddenly, stock-market investors fear Trump will drop the fiscal-policy baton

 

Gold prices notch 5th  straight gain, buoyed by a slump in risky assets

 

Inside the Troubled Kushner Tower: Empty Offices and Mounting Debt

 

Key levels may signal if the stock market is set to rise or fall, say analysts

 

EDUCATION

 

Foreign Policy Mag Covers for Pro-Slavery Georgetown Prof

 

Dealing With Disrupters  (As colleges debate what to do about shouting down of speakers, faculty panel at University of Chicago issues a report calling for "free speech deans on call," punishments in some cases and process for removing protesters from events.)

 

High school 'Muslim prayer room' challenged

 

Better Marriage Between College and Job Training (Republican-dominated Washington wants more occupational job training as an alternative to college degrees. But higher education will remain the federal government’s primary job-training system, albeit one experts say could use a reboot.)

 

California's schools suspensions are down, but black students still face higher suspension rates

 

Not Immune From Consolidation Talk (Two Roman Catholic universities ask if they can do a better job of serving the Miami area together.)

 

Look at which schools are truly unfair to homeless kids

 

Do Pell Grants Discourage Marriage?  (Republican congressman’s suggestion during hearing stuns aid experts. Many also object to his claim that students spend their federal aid on “goodies and electronics.”)

 

Warning: Controversial speakers 'impose on liberty of students'

 

L.A. charter school network defends its superintendent's $471,842 income

 

College Safe Spaces Don't Cover Macroaggression Violence Against Conservatives

 

Lutheran school principal SUSPENDS girl, 12, for three days for 'selling sex toys' in the classroom- but it turns out they were actually 'water snake wigglies'

 

EGYPT

 

Hundreds Of Christian Families Flee Their Homes From Islamic Persecution In Egypt, And Declare That The Egyptian Government Does Not Care About Them At All

 

ELECTION 2016

 

No Trump-Russia Connection in 2016 – But Tucker Carlson Proves NBC Tampered with November Election (Video)

 

ELECTION 2020

 

Report: Hillary ‘changing image,’ hiring speech writers, ‘raising hell’ as she preps for 2020

 

Andrew Cuomo’s every move is now about his 2020 hopes  (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)

 

ENERGY

 

Oil ends lower, as drop in gasoline stocks softens blow of record U.S. supplies

 

Energy Prices

 

Declaring energy independence

 

The green palaces worthy of an eco-entrepreneur! Tesla founder Elon Musk gobbles up $70MILLION-worth of Bel Air mansions and installs solar panels to make himself at home

 

 

ENTITLEMENTS

 

Dennis Prager: The Most Dangerous Addiction Of Them All — Entitlements

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

The Trump administration’s attack on the Chesapeake Bay

 

EUROPE

 

Migrants in Europe at risk of drug-resistant tuberculosis

 

Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort 'tried to cover up $750,000 payment from a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine' 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Bank selloff leads European stocks to one-week low on ‘Trump trade’ worries

 

Tiptoeing through the Tulips in the Netherlands  (Were the recent Dutch elections a success or failure for Geert Wilders and his brand of populism? )

 

Belgium falls silent one year after Brussels attacks

 

Rome Defies a New Mayor With the Same Old Problems

 

FAST FOOD INDUSTRY

 

Trump Admin May Save McDonalds

 

FEDERAL BUDGET

 

Trump’s budget targets rural development programs that provide a quiet lifeline

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Did the Recent House Intelligence Wiretap Confirmation Prove Comey Lied Under Oath? (FBI Director James Comey)

 

'It is cancer' Muslims inside FBI describe culture of suspicion and fear

 

James Comey’s disappointing tap dance (FBI Director James Comey)

 

FBI bugged Trump Tower while probing Russian gambling ring

 

What we know about Russia investigation

 

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)

 

9 Deaths Are Linked to Rare Cancer From Breast Implants

 

 

FRANCE

 

Report: Le Pen Boosting Appeal to French Jews

 

Macron Wins France's First "Who Wants to Be President?" Debate

 

English-speaking French cops could soon patrol the streets of Paris

 

French school pupils hurt in London terror attack

 

France: One-third of young Muslims hold “fundamentalist” religious views

 

GERMANY

 

Two 'racist' men jailed for leaving beaten Pakistani on train tracks

 

Germany to overturn convictions of gay men prosecuted after war

 

Italian police capture mobster wanted over mafia massacre in Germany

 

German wages rise strongly for third year in row

 

Four men convicted for group sex in Hamburg public sauna

 

Celebrating Berlin’s first-ever Jewish food week

 

GLOBALISM

 

Globalists Meet to Oppose Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Climate change: Arctic ice falls to record winter low after polar 'heatwaves'

 

Third year of flat global carbon emissions fuels resistance to Paris climate accord

 

Trump Lays Plans to Reverse Obama’s Climate Legacy

 

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Tom Price confirms what we knew: Republicans never intended to repeal Obamacare   (Health and Human Service Secretary Tom Price)

 

Obamacare Co-Op Projects $39 Million Loss, Citing Problems With Risk Adjustment Program

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Two Modest Health-Insurance Suggestions . . .  (. . . as reformers continue to improve the system.)

 

HOLOCAUST

 

Anne Frank Museum Launches Bot for Facebook Messenger

 

HOMOSEXUALITY

 

Power Rangers remake will feature first gay movie superhero

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Congressman Calls for Federal Probe into Podesta-Russia Links

 

Obamacare: Snatching a ‘Win’ from Repeal Defeat

 

The House Intelligence Committee Hearing: Missing Questions

 

Republican intelligence committee chairman says Obama administration surveillance collected 'incidental' info on Trump's transition team – but isn't prepared to call it 'spying'  (House Intelligence Committee chair Devin Nunes (R-California)

 

House Intel Chair Bombshell: Nunes ‘Unmasking’ Report Vindicates Trump Claims on Surveillance

 

Schiff (D-California) questions if Nunes is acting as ‘surrogate of the White House’

 

Trump feels ‘somewhat’ vindicated after Nunes intel briefing

 

What Constituents Are Telling Conservative Lawmakers About GOP Health Care Bill

 

Chaffetz, Cummings request Flynn documents from White House

 

Video=> Minority Leader Pelosi Can’t Name Leader of Democrat Party  (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Repealing The ObamaCare Train Wreck Has Become A Train Wreck

 

Paul Ryan calls Obamacare vote 'rendezvous with destiny' for conservatives (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

'No fear' of Trump retaliation if health-care bill killed

 

A Republican Health Care Bill in Search of a Problem

 

This is where all of California's House Republicans stand on the GOP healthcare bill

 

GOP raised record-high $30M at Tuesday dinner

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Los Angeles Mayor Is Defiant Against Trump’s Executive Order Regarding Illegals

 

To Solve Our Immigration Problems, We Need More Reason, Less Politics


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

De Blasio Lays Out Plan for Public Schools to Resist ICE: ‘They Have to Follow Our Rules’  (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio(D)

 

ICE: 3,083 Immigration Detainer Requests Ignored by Local Law Enforcement From Jan. 28 to Feb. 3

 

Democrat Councilman Labels ICE Agents ‘Nazis’ for Enforcing Immigration Law

 

INDIA

 

India’s Silicon Valley offers the cheapest engineers, but the quality of their talent is another story

 

No report of any Indian casualty in London terror attack near UK Parliament: Sushma Swaraj

 

Dhanbad Cong leader shot 67 times, coal capital sees rerun of Gangs of Wasseypur

 

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICES (IRS)

 

Watchdog Group: IRS Policy That Caused Targeting Scandal Still in Place

 

INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

 

DR Congo Warlord sentenced over witness bribing in Hague court first

 

 

IRAN

 

Khamenei: I will confront any interference in May election

 

 

IRAQ

 

“Vicar of Baghdad” says Christianity in Iraq is finished

 

'They destroyed us': Mosul residents on life under ISIS occupation

 

 

ISLAM

 

'You've Got To Be Carefully Taught' – The Challenge Of Islamic Supremacist Textbooks And Beyond

 

Why Baptists Should Support Muslims’ Right to Build Mosques

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Wednesday, March 22, 2017)

 

Dramatic ruling paves way for thousands of East Jerusalemites to regain residency

 

Fatah Official: We Should Launch Popular Resistance Against Israel Because What Unites Us Is The Struggle Against It, Not Dialogue With It

 

More East Jerusalem Palestinians seek Israeli citizenship

 

With or without IPBC crisis, Israel is heading towards elections

 

Cops enter Jerusalem neighborhood to seal off terrorist’s home

 

Foreign Min. cadet course to include first Muslim  (Israel)

 

Israel sends condolences, vows to stand with UK to defeat ‘scourge of terrorism’

 

7 Nations to Join IAF’s Biggest Air Drill in Its History

 

Israel said to reject US demand for building freeze in isolated settlements

 

Gazans bid final farewell to 15-year-old Palestinian killed by Israeli artillery fire

 

Netanyahu: ‘Significant progress’ in settlement talks with US (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

PM: China holds Israel’s innovation in high esteem

 

IDF Force Killed 1 Terrorist, Wounded 2 in Sourthern Gaza Strip (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Netanyahu: Building in East Jerusalem is non-negotiable

 

West Bank (Judea and Samaria) settlement construction up in 2016 — report

 

Israeli Supreme Court once again rules not to release slain Palestinians' bodies

 

Corruption watchdog seeks antitrust probe of Netanyahu

 

Bloomberg: Intel Investments Critical in Israeli Economy’s Unprecedented Growth Spurt

 

Saying tunnels not existential threat, IDF head admits hitting them from air

 

Welfare minister’s son named as suspect in IAI corruption probe

 

Israeli court convicts former MK Basel Ghattas of phone smuggling charges

 

Jailed divorce-refusers stand to lose religious benefits

 

Exposé: NIF Funded School Trip Where Jewish Children Bowed in Mosque Prayer

 

Defense Ministry summons pre-army academy heads over sexist comments  (Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman)

 

Israel boycott campaign condemns ‘repression’ after leader’s arrest

 

Australian probe 'finds no evidence' of misconduct by World Vision in Gaza

 

Hamas’s Gaza chief vows to ‘liberate all of Palestine’

 

Father of Jerusalem bombing victim vows to keep pushing for terrorist’s extradition

 

Israeli Intercepts Syrian Anti-Aircraft Missile Amid Heightened Tensions

 

LATIN AMERICA

 

Coca expansion, drug production in Latin America further strain U.S. ties

 

LIBERALISM

 

Tyranny is the Vice of Leftectuals

 

LOBBYISTS

 

AIPAC confab to seek bipartisan spirit in deeply polarized capital

 

Old Rick Perry aide can't let go, opens lobbying shop instead

 

Muslim Brotherhood spending millions to fight terror designation

 

MEDIA 

 

CNN Downplays ISIS-Style Parliament Attack as “Firearms Incident”

 

ABC News: OK, fine, Trump Tower was wiretapped, and it was all about Russians, but . . .

 

Fox Throws Judge Napolitano under the Bus  (The firing of Judge Andrew Napolitano shows that Fox News isn’t as “fair and balanced” as it pretends to be.)

 

Publicity Stunt: Atlanta Jewish Kids Call Majority-Muslim Azerbaijan ‘Beacon of Religious Tolerance’

 

David Brock suffers heart attack

 

Federal staffers panicked by conservative media attacks

 

Media mangle Comey's Russia testimony (FBI Director James Comey)

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Fitch cuts Saudi Arabia's credit rating

 

Emirates to Let Travelers Keep Laptops, Tablets Until Boarding

 

Bahrain arrests photographer on unspecified charges

 

A slippery slope in Iraq and Syria

 

Yazidis who suffered genocide are fleeing again, but this time not from the Islamic State

 

MILITARY

 

US Navy: Iran Endangering International Navigation in Gulf

 

US Marines said to land behind Islamic State lines in Syria

 

The first U.S. aircraft carrier returns to the Persian Gulf since President Trump's inauguration 

 

Army says general's drunken escapades shouldn't affect his secret clearance

 

In wake of Marines United nude-photo scandal, lawmakers question DOD social media policies

 

VA again! Lady Marine 'disgusted' over suicidal vets put on hold for 30 minutes

 

DOD denies it tried to shelve study that found $125 billion in waste

 

'Norfolk 4,' wrongly convicted of rape and murder, pardoned by Virginia governor

 

Lawmakers introduce bill to expand VA services for female veterans

 

Navy warship stops in Myanmar for first time since WWII

 

 

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS (NEA)

 

Trump’s Arts Funding Cuts Will Take Us Back To The 1950s. Good

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

 

UK schoolboy corrects Nasa data error

 

Trump renews NASA mission for human space travel, deep space exploration

 

NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

 

NSA: Nation State Cyber Attack Included Virtual ‘Hand-to-Hand Combat’

 

NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER

 

Michael Flynn: US lawmakers seek documents on foreign contacts

 

NEW ZEALAND

 

New Zealand Apple paid no tax for at least a decade, reports say

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

Tillerson, NATO look for new date for meeting with foreign ministers (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

Trump to attend NATO summit in Brussels amid complaint allies owe 'vast sums'

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan's new-found coal addiction has potential to transform the country's economy

 

Pakistan to meet Facebook over 'blasphemy' posts

 

India had publicly opposed China-Pak corridor; On Pakistan Day, Basit to screen documentary to showcase China ties

 

 

POLITICS

 

Republicans Outpacing Democrats Across the Board in 2017 Money Race

 

PRISONS

 

Inmate who beat up Jared Fogle receiving tons of fan mail

 

RUSSIA

 

Paul Manafort was paid $10million a year by a Russian billionaire 'in secretive plan to benefit the Putin government' by lobbying for it within the U.S. (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Meet the Russian billionaire who worked with Paul Manafort

 

Top pilots to fly Su-30SM jets over Moscow on Victory Day

 

Russia Lawyer for family of whistleblower 'thrown from building'

 

Putin proposes extending term of Russia's Central Bank chief

 

This is how Trump can achieve a balanced policy with Russia

 

Putin praises domestic weaponry capabilities

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

Arkansas Expands Gun-Carry Rights

 

 

SENATE

 

Warren Angered that Cabinet Nominee Considers President His Boss  (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)

 

Schumer: No SCOTUS Appointment While There Is A Cloud Hanging Over Trump's Head   (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)

 

Sen. Graham on Gorsuch: 'I Want to Congratulate President Trump,' He 'Chose Wisely'    (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)

 

Rubio ducks questions about supporting House Obamacare repeal   (US Senator of Florida Marco Rubio (R)

 

Donald Trump will resign 'soon', says top Democrat Dianne Feinstein   (US Senator of California Dianne Feinstein (D)

 

Democrats' Assault On Judge Gorsuch Is A Bust (Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch)

 

The pernicious no-debate filibuster

 

President Trump’s sanest decision 

 

Schumer: Gorsuch hearings 'unseemly' during Trump/Russia investigation

 

7 takeaways from Gorsuch's confirmation hearing

 

Eight GOP Senators still oppose health bill

 

Gorsuch says attacks on federal judges are ‘disheartening’ and ‘demoralizing’

 

Campaign finance: Dems would've banned Federalist Papers

 

Good-golly Gorsuch may turn out to be a rascal on the bench

 

 Senate votes to lift limits on hunting Alaska grizzlies and wolves on federal land

 

GOP senator grills Gorsuch on impeaching Trump

 

Gorsuch Says He’d Rule Against Trump if Law Required It

 

Democrats weigh all-out war against Trump's Supreme Court nominee

 

Grassley: Believe Neil Gorsuch over White House (US Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley (R)

 

Trump asks Rubio, Cruz if they want to be astronauts

 

What you missed from day two of the Gorsuch hearings

 

Gorsuch apologizes for saying 'undocumented alien'

 

Day 2: Tendentious progsplaining of originalism proves unsuccessful tactic for derailing Neil Gorsuch

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

'Park's arrest up to law and principle'   (Former President Park Geun-hye)

 

Air Pollution at Record Levels as Haze Blows Over from China

 

(Urgent) 5 Korean tourists injured in London terror attack

 

Salvage operators raise sunken Sewol ferry

 

US blasted China’s THAAD reaction, warned of secondary sanctions: officials

 

S. Korea's unemployment benefits period ranks low among OECD nations

 

SPORTS

 

USA beats Japan, reaches World Baseball Classic final for the first time

 

President Trump has ideas, but why is Colin Kaepernick still a free agent?

 

Furious LeBron has stern warning for LaVar Ball

 

Baseball stars are selling these posh Ariz. mansions

 

Suspect in Brady jersey theft sought autographs

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard 

 

STATES

 

 

Notorious L.A. earthquake fault more dangerous than experts believed, new research shows

 

Eric Schneiderman’s bid to become the ‘sheriff of Pennsylvania Ave” (New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman(D)

 

Gov. Jerry Brown goes to Washington and is well received by Democrats and Republicans  (Governor of California Jerry Brown (D)

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Exxon Can’t Find Up to a Year of Tillerson’s ‘Wayne Tracker’ Emails  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

US diplomacy in crisis amid cuts and confusion at state department

 

Rex Tillerson: 'My wife convinced me' to be secretary of state

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

High court rules public schools must do more to educate special-needs kids

 

Democrats sharpen attacks on Gorsuch after Supreme Court rebuff

 

The Supreme Court goes to the playground

 

SYRIA

 

IS conflict: US airlift backs new assault near Raqqa stronghold

 

Isis Dozens of civilians killed in US-led airstrike on stronghold in Syria

 

Rebels Rock Damascus With Surprise Assaults

 

 

TAIWAN

 

Jobless rate up on holiday resignations

 

Last P-3C plane said arriving in July

 

Taiwan’s E United plans steel factory in U.S.

 

William Perry in Taipei to meet officials (Former US secretary of defense William Perry and a group of several US academics arrived in Taipei to begin a four-day visit, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, adding that Perry will deliver a speech titled “My Journey at the Nuclear Brink.” Perry now director…)

 

Taiwan unveils digital infrastructure improvement plan

 

TELEVISION

 

'Sesame Street' v. Trump: The show's long history of mocking 'Donald Grump'

 

TERRORISM

 

NYC Upgrades Security After London Terrorist Attack, Trump Pledges ‘Full Support’ for UK

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey steps up objection to US flight laptop ban

 

Nine people poisoned from meat after woman marinated it with ‘bonzai’ drug instead of thyme

 

Turkey to seek extradition of DHKP-C militant in 2013 US Embassy suicide attack from Netherlands

 

Turkey's Erdogan warns Europeans 'will not walk safely on the streets'  (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Turkey not a country to be jostled: Erdoğan

 

Germany’s new president says Erdoğan jeopardising Turkish success

 

Moscow accuses Turkey of violating WTO rules amid debate on ‘wheat ban’

 

German refusals for arms exports to Turkey spike in past months: Report

 

Norway grants asylum to four Turkish NATO military officers, military attaché after coup attempt

 

Turkey, India and the return of strongmen

 

Turkish gov’t rules out cancelation of upcoming referendum

 

Turkey ranks 71st   in UN Human Development Index

 

Turkey, Kuwait sign six deals during emir’s visit to Ankara

 

Turkey again tops global Twitter censorship list: Report

 

Man killed in Turkey’s southeast at Nevruz suspected of being suicide bomber: Governor’s office

 

Turkish soldier killed in sharpshooter fire opened from PYD region in Syria: Military

 

357,000 new jobs created in Turkey in 2017: Minister

 

Most Turkish computers use pirate programs: Microsoft official

 

UBER

 

Uber Pledges to Fix the Company’s ‘Cult of the Individual’

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 closes lower as ‘Trump trade’ fades; muted reaction to London attack

 

UK news sources withdraw claim that Abu Izzadeen was London jihad murderer

 

The Real Lesson from the London Attack: Perfect Counterterrorism Is Impossible

 

UK’s Independent removes story identifying Abu Izzadeen as London jihadi

 

'Two attackers' leave four dead, including a policeman, and 20 injured in London: Terrorists mow down pedestrians before one killer is shot attacking cops in UK Parliament grounds

 

UK Home Secretary: British people will work to defeat those who would harm “our shared values” of “tolerance”

 

What we know so far: How terrorist incident at Houses of Parliament is thought to have unfolded

 

UK jihad murderer at Parliament possibly identified as well-known jihad preacher Abu Izzadeen

 

Dramatic videos captures the moment three shots are fired and people run screaming for their lives as a car mows down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London terror attack

 

Scottish Parliament suspends debate on second independence referendum in wake of Westminster terror attack

 

President Donald Trump has called British PM Theresa May to offer the United States' 'full support' in investigation of car crash and stabbing in London

 

Outrage: London Mayor Sadiq Khan Says Islamic Terrorism Is Just ‘Part & Parcel’ of Living In A Big City

 

UK government to “instruct universities” to defend free speech as “legal duty”

 

Flashback: London Muslim Mayor Lectures Trump on Islam – Blames Him for Alienating Muslims

 

Wreckage of crashed Irish Coast Guard helicopter found off Mayo as three crew members remain missing

 

‘I tried to save him… he’d lost too much blood’: Politician whose brother died in Bali attack tells of his battle to save stricken Parliament policeman

 

Thames Water given record £20.3m fine after 1.4bn litres of raw sewage pollute river, killing thousands of fish

 

Blood-soaked body in the River Thames and a maniac 'plunging his knife' into a policeman after mowing pedestrians down: Shocked witnesses describe Westminster terror attack 

 

UK weather: Sub-zero start to spring as up to four inches of snow blanket parts of Britain

 

How the London terror unfolded: Path of destruction from Westminster Bridge to the Houses of Parliament

 

Donald Trump Jr ridicules mayor of London hours after Westminster attack

 

Chilling echoes of Brussels attack: Westminster is targeted EXACTLY a year since 32 people were slaughtered in Belgian ISIS bomb blasts

 

Isil supporters cheer Westminster attack as 'revenge' for British air strikes on Syria

 

Westminster police bundled Prime Minister Theresa May into a car and rushed her away from Parliament as terror attack unfolded 

 

Opinion: Bravery and simple humanity have shown Westminster at its best

 

Brexit EU's chief negotiator sets three conditions for trade talks to start

 

Education Quarter of English state primary schools are 'ethnically segregated'

 

'This is what's wrong with modern society': Passer-by 'stops to take a SELFIE' in front of victims of the Westminster terror attack 

 

EU Chief negotiator challenges Theresa May directly over Brexit talks

 

British military: Israeli archaeologists unearth liquor bottles from first world war

 

London on high alert: Police urge public to keep off streets of capital as they issue list of NO GO AREAS following Parliament terror attack 

 

Retirement Number of women working past 70 in UK doubles in four years

 

Three French students and five Korean tourists among injured in Westminster car and knife terror attack

 

Teachers' unions merge to make super-union

 

Paternity rights Call to give fathers allocated leave to improve uptake

 

Four dead including policeman and attacker in London terror incident

 

Reproduction Smartphone app could allow men to test their fertility at home

 

School governors point to 'diabolical' budget squeeze

 

Latest updates after one person shot outside Parliament

 

Business Shoe retailer Brantano goes into administration with 1,000 jobs at risk

 

London attack: Pictures from Westminster 'terrorist incident'

 

Business Tesco pulls Sol, Amstel and Tiger from shelves in Brexit price row

 

Liverpool gears up to celebrate Sgt Pepper's 50th birthday

 

BA and Easyjet laptop ban 'in force by Saturday'

 

UK Parliament under terror attack

 

British spy’s discredited dossier embraced by Democrats

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Trump, the long-awaited death knell of Israel-hating UN

 

UN “Human Rights” top dog Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein: Nations have “legal obligation to stop hate speech”

 

Breast milk: Unicef condemns sale of Cambodian milk to US mothers by firm

 

U.S. Money Pays For UN Rapes

 

VATICAN

 

African priest: Adulterers know they can’t receive Communion. ‘We settled that long ago’

 

'She stole his hat!' Young girl grabs Pope Francis's skullcap

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Poll: Trump's approval rating dips to new low of 37 percent

 

Impeach Trump? I Don't Think So

 

White House attacks Clintons in pushback against Manafort allegations

 

Sean Spicer says it would be 'inappropriate' to comment about Manafort after Putin revelations since he doesn't work for the White House, in latest effort to get distance from former Trump campaign head (White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer/Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Obama's homeland security chief: 'Trump has the potential to be a great president'

 

Obama Admin Loyalists, Government Insiders Sabotage Trump White House

 

Maryland school rape case involving undocumented teen suspects draws attention at White House briefing

 

More Republicans Call for Trump to Retract Obama Wiretap Claims

 

As White House seeks distance, former Trump campaign chairman faces new corruption allegations

 

Trump tells GOP seats are in jeopardy if they don’t vote for health care plan

 

Susan Rice: When the White House twists the truth, we are all less safe  (Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice)

 

Why moderates might be Trump's new best friends

 

Trump unfazed by ‘deep state’ suspicion

 

Trump has no idea how to grow vegetables

 

Trump’s perfectly normal approach to the health-care fight

 

Multinational summit to test Trump’s approach to Islamic State fight

 

Reality is creeping into the Trump show

 

Deepak Chopra speculates about Trump's brain

 

Smearing Trump's national-security braintrust

 

Why Can’t Trump Just Let It Go? Here Are a Few Theories

 

 No Hole in One Against Trump 

 

 

 

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