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Friday, March 24, 2017





In Today’s Issue: 




House Rules Committee Passes Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood Abortion Business


Planned Parenthood head to Ivanka Trump: 'Stand for women’


Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards Slams Ivanka Trump for Not Defending Abortion


Kentucky's abortion law faces attacks in court


This Woman is Going to Dance Around in a Giant Birth Control Packet to Promote Abortion


What I would tell Gorsuch about my abortion


ACLU Waging All-Out War to Prevent Women From Seeing Ultrasound of Their Baby Before an Abortion


The 3 Most Important Things You Can Do to Preserve Roe v. Wade


Man Arrested for Threatening to Kill Pro-Life Advocates Outside Abortion Clinic


Arkansas House Passes Abortion Bill Based on Sex of Child


Paramedics Forced to Wheel Woman Injured in Botched Abortion Through Back Alley of Trash and Dumpsters


Trumpcare would force insurance companies to stop offering abortion coverage on their marketplace plans


Parental rights versus child safety debated in abortion bill (Indiana)


Angolan Women Protest Harsh Bill Criminalizing Abortion




‘Russia may be supplying the Taliban’ as they fight US, NATO


Taliban seizes key Helmand district from Afghanistan army


Critics say scrapping Mi-17 fleet could undermine Afghan air force




Christians In Nigeria Are Being So Horrifically Persecuted That Many Of Them Now Live In Camps, But Now They Are Being Told, ‘If You Are A Christian We Will Not Give You Any Food. The Food Is Only For Muslims.’


South Sudan government warned against 'deliberate starvation tactics'


Five bodies found and hundreds feared dead as migrant boats sink off Libya 




Free Wi-Fi and meditation proposed as airlines adjust to laptop ban




Amtrak derailment: Train sideswiped NJ Transit at NY Penn Station




Anti-Semitic post uploaded to social media every 83 seconds




Hawaii Defeats Dangerous Bill to Legalize Assisted Suicide




ASX ends rough week on a high


Australian Dollar Forecast to Soften by Barclays


Australian Dollar Slides Against Majors


Australia's LNG exports to be hit by 'buyers club'


Foreign buyers spend $8 billion on new homes


One health fund accounts for 40% of all complaints


Australian pot stocks reach a new high




Macedonia to George Soros and USAID: Go Away




Dodd-Frank and The Future of Access to Business Loans




Border Agent '100% Positive' Even a Partial Wall Can 'Secure the Border'




ATF unveils its newest tool to fight gun crimes




TSX clings to modest gain as consumer-related stocks rise


Quebec considers assisted death for dementia patients


'Grabher' licence plate deemed offensive


Disappearance in Edmonton upgraded to homicide investigation after 8 years


Ontario's child support law faces constitutional challenge today


Liberals gather for weekend caucus meeting to plan budget sales pitch


Some Mounties swapping red serge for blue as they seek jobs with other forces


Hydro rates shock Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s approval rating


‘Girls in STEM’ culture is failing both girls and STEM: opinion


McGill under fire after Andrew Potter resigns over Quebec column


Rest in peace, CSB: A eulogy for the Canada Savings Bond


Senators’ rush to cast the first stone bespeaks the systemic dehumanization of civilization


London attacker was cheerful, joking the night before rampage


Jobs, better oil prices, cheaper transport: Here’s what Keystone XL will mean to Canada and oil industry


US immigrants make sub-zero trek for slim chance at asylum in Canada


The cod are coming back to Newfoundland — and they’re eating the shrimp that had taken over


Senator Don Meredith's new lawyer says sex scandal outcry isn't racist




China says not militarizing South China Sea


South China Sea installations 'primarily' civilian: Li


 U.S. Defense Chief Accuses China of Bossines-s to Neighbors




Stalinist North Korea Blasts Trump’s Immigration Policies: Treating Aliens 'Like Criminals' 


Did Kim Jong-Un pull off one of the biggest bank robbery in history? FBI investigates cyber-theft of $81m from central bank of Bangladesh held at the New York Federal Reserve  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


North Korea suspected in massive bank heist


 If we're going to rule out negotiations with North Korea, we have to be ready for war




US Congress 'set to back climate science as Republicans switch sides'


Congress Moves to Cut Obama’s Internet Privacy Rules


James Dobson erupts on GOP-led Congress: 'Get to work'





CBO: Latest GOP health care bill would cost more




Ohio: Accused Killer Nasser Hamad Invokes 'Islamophobia' Defense in Double Homicide


TransCanada gets Keystone nod, but legal challenges loom


Pennsylvania High-Schooler Sues Over Transgender in Locker Room


Report: Transgender Activists Attack Pro-Family Campaign Bus


Judge Sides With Trump Administration, Refuses To Block Travel Ban


Appeals court to hear arguments on Trump's travel ban in May


Hawaii judge who blocked travel ban target of threats




Police believe suspect began JCC hoax bomb campaign because army rejected him


‘This Was a Consensual Encounter,’ Says Attorney for Illegal Alien Accused of Raping 14-Year-Old at School


Update: Rockville High School Rapists Entered U.S. Under Obama’s Program ‘Unaccompanied Alien Children’


'14-Year-Old Girl Would Never Have Been Raped' if We Could’ve Done Our Job, Border Patrol Council Says


Sacramento man arrested in killing of 2 adults, 2 juveniles


Cops: Walmart rampage suspect agitated after failed battery return


Police: Wisconsin rampage began with domestic dispute


Search ends for car stolen with two toddler brothers in it


Police: NYC man killed grandma, left her body on street


Fugitive teacher, 50, and the 15-year-old girl he abducted are 'spotted' in tiny Texas coastal town 150 miles from the Mexican border


Illegal deported 4 times charged in sex attack on girl, 2 (Explosion of MS-13 gang violence terrorizing American communities.)


MS-13 gang member sexually abused 2-year-old girl, police say


Exclusive: I fear 'disturbed' teacher, 50, missing with my daughter, 15, could get her pregnant or killed - mom of teen who vanished with church-going grandfather speaks for first time


Teacher smoked weed, drank with student to set mood before sex: cops


Lawyer: JCC suspect's brain tumor may have led to threats


1-year-old killed when truck hits mom pushing stroller


Ex-Baylor football player arrested on sexual assault charges


Police officer accused of dumping emaciated dog in park


Mom brutally beat daughter for reciting Bible verses wrong: cops


Cop calls scammer back and exchange goes viral


A Hatred of Black Men and a Mission to Commit Murder


Fatal stabbing in New York was ‘practice’ for more attacks on black men, police say


One teen released and another arrested in Chino High School threats case   (California)


Parents charged in son’s death put off calling 911 to clean up evidence: cops


Forgotten case: Girl, 5, sexually assaulted by refugee boys


Nursing home worker posted senior sex videos online: cops


Cops given pass for shooting innocent man in his own apartment


2 killed, 1 wounded in shooting near South L.A. liquor store


The shocking moment an Oklahoma cop runs over and KILLS a fleeing gunwoman after she fired at fellow officers





American democracy: Not so decadent after all





Ivanka's lawyer, a Democrat, defends herself


Asked about NYC killing, de Blasio says 'dynamic of hatred' is 'clearly' linked to Trump   (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)


Was John Podesta Snared in a Kremlin Power Struggle?  (John Podesta's cozy relationship with corrupt Russian oligarch Anatoly Chubais is worth a closer look. It may explain why his emails were hacked. )


Nebraska Dems welcome refugees with voter registration forms


Surreal: LA Times op-ed claims Chelsea ‘never gets a break’


Obama emerges to defend his health care law




Government Cites Virginia Travel-Ban Ruling in Push to Lift Hawaii’s Order




Half of all federal arrests related to immigration




Wall Street ends little changed after healthcare bill yanked


Stock market logs worst weekly loss in months as House scraps health bill


Caution Abates in Asia as Yen Drops, Stocks Rise: Markets Wrap


Treasury yields fall for 2nd week as Trump fails to muster support for health-care bill


America’s Rising Business Optimism


Dollar flat after health-care bill pulled, posts 3rd straight weekly decline


Why Americans' wage growth is so sluggish


The Dow’s tumultuous 120-year history, in one chart




The Harvard Crimson Condemns Campus Riots


‘Dear White People’ Posters Appear on Campus Ripping White Students


Maryland governor: No guarantees of children's safety amid rape case  (Maryland’s governor said Friday he cannot promise parents of Montgomery County, where a freshman high school student was raped by two older teenagers, that their children will be .)


K-12: No Joy In Reading. That's the Plan.


Higher Education: No Safe Spaces for Conservatives


Wildfire Sparked by Book Burning a Sign of Times


The Peace Process and Higher Ed in Colombia  (The country has some strong universities, but many institutions struggle to serve impoverished students.)


After illegal-alien bathroom rape, superintendent accuses community of racism


The Free Certificate Movement (Indiana moves to focus on job training through nondegree programs.)


Chess program creates state-championship team in rural Mississippi


Third-Rail Issues  (Director of McGill Institute for the Study of Canada steps down after publishing column critical of Quebec, and many raise questions about academic freedom.)


School board gives Exxon $1.2 billion tax break


Another Berkeley Star Accused  (Berkeley is again in hot water for allegedly protecting the reputation of a prominent professor instead of acting on reports of harassment against him. The case this time involves John R Searle, a noted philosopher of language.)


Predator Colleges May Thrive Again


'The Library Has Never Been More Important' (Arizona State University, known for rejecting norms of traditional campuses, will invest more than $100 million in its library, seeking to serve on-campus and a growing online study body.)


Among white Americans, people without college degrees are driving an increase in death rates


When Students Self-Segregate  (Should we intervene, a faculty member asks, when students automatically choose to join groups of their own race in the classroom?)




Former Egyptian President Mubarak freed


Egypt suspends school lunches after mass food poisoning





Oil gains for the day, but suffers 3rd weekly loss in a month


Energy Prices


OPEC Be Warned: Russia Battens Down the Hatches for Oil at $40


Slim Majority Now Opposes Oil Exploration on Federal Lands





First-Ever EPA Chief Admits The Agency Has Gotten Out Of Control




Kyiv Identifies Suspected Gunman In Ex-Duma Deputy's Assassination


Russia May Have Taken Advantage of Attention on London to Ignite Violence in Ukraine


Days before his death, Putin critic said in interview he knew he was in danger (Denis Voronenkov, a Russian lawmaker who had defected to Ukraine, said, “There’s been a demonization of us. It’s hard to say what will happen. The system has lost its mind." Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called Voronenkov's killing "an act of state terrorism by Russia.” )





European stocks end week lower, as traders mull implications of U.S. health-care vote


Pessimism Is Europe’s Only Hope (On its 60th anniversary, a troubled EU should take inspiration from one of its greatest inheritances: gloomy German philosophy.)


A Week of Terror and Diversity in Europe


Man acquitted of rape because woman didn't scream   (Italy)




The spending mess that Obama left behind




FBI: Tom Brady’s stolen jerseys back with the Patriots






Robo-calls have annoyed and scammed millions of Americans. The FCC wants to help block them.




Mingling with Foes  (Phyllis Chesler and the question of Zionists not welcome in the 'Feminist' camp.)




Donald Trump Needs a Strategy for the Asia-Pacific Region




French Jews imagine life under Marine Le Pen


Final Raqqa push in days: France


Putin Meets Le Pen, Says Not Seeking To Influence French Vote  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


France and Populism


Francois Hollande condemns allegations by Francois Fillon of a government plot against him (French President Francois Hollande)





Are there holes in the official Germanwings crash story?


A German Bank Accidentally Transferred $5.4 Billion to Four Other Banks


Election in Germany to gauge winds of change


No comment on Turkey-EU relations until referendum: Merkel  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)





Al Gore Says Climate Change Caused Brexit


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




Trump Hotel in DC not in violation of govt. lease: GSA




GOP health bill goes down, but Trump can still unleash HHS to bedevil Obamacare


New Analysis: Obamacare Regulations Drove Up Health Insurance Premium Costs By Up to 68%


 ObamaCare's Unhappy 7th  Birthday 


Obamacare's "essential health benefits" could be in jeopardy


Dropping Obamacare's 'essential' benefits impacts more than mammograms


Larry Elder: What To Do About Obamacare And The Uninsurable? Free Markets And Charity!




91-year-old who skipped chemotherapy to go on road trip dies


For whites across America, "deaths of despair" are rising




Naked protesters kill sheep near Auschwitz gate




Pastor: Ex-hookers’ anointed cake turned gay man straight


'Power Rangers' promoters trying to cash in on 'gay' furor




Hong Kong Daily Slams China's 'Doomed' Boycott of Korea




GOP Cancels Health-Care Vote at Trump's Request After Lawmakers Balk


GOP health-care bill: House Republican leaders abruptly pull their rewrite of the nation’s health-care law


Ryan pulls GOP health care bill following call from Trump


Why members of Congress aren’t very worried about Trump taking them out


House Republicans pull health care bill


Which Republicans oppose the bill and which ones are leaning against it


US Congress to slam China's retaliation over THAAD


The GOP's Self-Inflicted Wound on Health Care


The Health Care Bill's Republican Opponents Aren't Extremists


Obamacare repeal on track to fail


Dems stuck with Nunes in Russia-Trump probe (US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)


This is the only chance to repeal Obamacare? Nonsense!


Live updates: Health care bill drama and Trump


Dem Super PAC Poll: Republicans Take 33-Point Approval Hit for Backing Ryancare


The GOP Health Care Bill Falls Into The Obamacare Trap


House set to vote on ObamaCare replacement bill after Trump ultimatum


House Appropriations Chair Rebukes Speaker Ryan: Bill ‘Currently Unacceptable’…


Partisan split at House intel committee over canceled open hearing


…Gohmert: It Isn’t What Any of Us Promised… (US Representative of Texas Louie Gohmert (R)


Nunes says information from Trump surveillance ‘concerned me’ (US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)


…Report: Bannon Says AHCA ‘Written by the Insurance Industry’…


Manafort volunteers to testify in Russia probe  (House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, announced Friday that Paul Manafort, former chairman of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, has volunteered to testify in front of the committee.)


GOP rushes to vote without knowing full impact of healthcare plan


Benghazi Liar Adam Schiff (D-California) Slimes Devin Nunes


How DARE House Freedom Caucus hold GOP accountable to its promises!?


House votes to begin debate on healthcare bill; six Republicans defect


Rumor: GOP Healthcare Bill Could Get Pulled Altogether, Speaker Ryan Heads to The White House  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)


Ryan heads to WH to brief Trump on healthcare bill


Tea Party Express backs Trump’s ObamaCare bill (AVIPP COMMENTARY: The selling out of America begins by supporting Ryancare.  GOP prepare to lose seats for all those that support Ryancare!)


Health is big moment for Freedom Caucus


Replace healthcare by letting the states decide what to do


Take a breath, rewrite repeal and replace


Here's what Friday will look like in the House


Nine health-care bill changes aimed at wooing moderates and the far right


ObamaCare Repeal Vs. Reality 


Health care bill divides Trump supporters in Arizona


Republicans have met the enemy on health care. It’s them.


Rep. Nunes Is a Lapdog in a Watchdog Role  (US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)


Top GOP taxwriter: Tax reform in trouble if healthcare bill fails


Ryan unmasks himself as biggest threat to GOP, Trump presidency  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)


The GOP’s top priority is in trouble


Trump is struggling with the Art of the (Republican healthcare bill) Deal


In a do-or-die moment, Republicans come undone


Nunes: 'I had a duty and obligation' to tell Trump


Nunes apologizes for going straight to Trump with surveillance info


The 11 questions you might have about Trump surveillance


The health-care vote delay gives Republicans an opportunity


Did Obama Surveil Trump? Sure Looks That Way


House Intelligence chair partially backs off claim about surveillance of Trump transition team




35% Want to Live in a Sanctuary Community


Sanctuary Cities Violate Supremacy Clause


Rape of Maryland school girl has illegal alien advocates in desperation mode


Promoting unrestricted immigration with a false equivalent



Immigrant family’s detention prompts angry demonstration


Illegal Immigrant 'Checks In' With ICE, Stunned To Find Out He's Getting Deported


ICE targeting 'sanctuary cities,' source says




‘I told them to kill me’: Indian soldier who was held captive in Pak after straying across LoC


Indian woman, son found dead in US home, mother suspects husband’s affair motive


After Rohtang, India plans 4 more tunnels for easier access to Chinese frontiers


Indian MP boasts of beating air steward


India's major airlines ban Shiv Sena MP after slipper assault on steward


Indian Navy fires SAM system from INS Vikramaditya


Sonia Gandhi is back, hale and hearty: Congress


Mr. Modi’s Perilous Embrace of Hindu Extremists (Prime Minister Narendra Modi)




Trump meets with broadband CEO, Texas gov on infrastructure




Kyrgyz President 'Ready' To Take RFE/RL Lawsuit To 'International Courts'




America Should Impose Stricter Aircraft Sanctions on Iran




Goodbye, Islamic State. Hello, Anarchy. (The forces liberating Mosul are fighting each other, and opening the door to an Islamic State resurgence.)


Iraq's Sadr threatens boycott if election law unchanged


Mosul parents sedate children with drugs, fearing discovery by ISIL


Iraqi forces prepare new push, tactics in Mosul as civilians flee city


Air strikes on Isis-held Mosul 'leave 230 civilians dead'


Iraqi prime minister: My country needs more help from the U.S.




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Friday, March 24, 2017)


De Facto Settlement Freeze Only Result of US-Israel Four Day Discussion


Senior Hamas terrorist eliminated in Gaza


Retaliating for ‘Muezzin Law’ Jordan Increases by 25% Temple Mount Waqf Agents


Thousands mourn slain Palestinian teen in Ramallah's al-Jalazun refugee camp


Conservatives Blame Yael Lempert for Trump’s Settlements Slowdown


Congress members urge Trump to back 'two-state solution'


After UNHRC adopts 5 anti-Israel resolutions, UK vows to oppose all future such moves


Palestinian doctor: ‘All I want is for Israel to take responsibility’


Army says kid dragged through Hebron had firebombed Kiryat Arba


Clashes erupt in al-Jalazun after Israeli forces kill 17-year-old Palestinian


UN secretary-general reaffirms ancient Jewish ties to Jerusalem


Settlements undermine two-state solution: Merkel (German Chancellor Angela Merkel; AVIPP COMMENTARY: The two-state solution will only lead to another terrorists state in the Middle East.)


In light of changes in Syria, Israeli policy must be updated


Israeli forces injure several Palestinians, 5 with live fire, during anti-settlement protest


Egypt's ambassador to Israel: Peace between Egypt and Israel is strong, stable


2 Palestinians killed, 4 injured after clashes erupt in Lebanon's Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp


Jewish World: The ‘never-ending war’ against antisemitism


The Russia-Israel Relationship Is Perfect Realpolitik


Jewish Voice For Peace Defends Jew-Killing Palestinian Terrorist


U.S.-Israeli talks conclude with no agreement on settlements 




Japan Shinzo Abe and wife accused of giving cash to ultra-nationalist school  (Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe) 




Matt Lauer Hopes Russia Ties Will 'Mortally Wound' the Trump Administration


Chris Matthews Urges Democrats to Not Vote for “Mr. Nice Guy” Neil Gorsuch (Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch)


Sorry, But CNN's "Bombshell" on Trump-Russia "Coordination" Was Garbage


Fortune magazine falls for obviously fake Nixon telegram


Networks covered fake UVA rape, but ignore alleged rape involving illegal immigrant: Report


L.A. Times owner buys out major shareholder that pushed for sale of company


In their time to shine, conservative outlets find the spotlight is getting hot




In 24 States, 50% or More of Babies Born on Medicaid; New Mexico Leads Nation With 72%


This federal Medicaid fix rights a decades-old New York wrong




Mexico ready to 'step away from NAFTA' if new deal isn't good


Another Mexican journalist has been killed — the third one this month




As war keeps them away, Yemen children dream of school


America's Hands Are Tied in Yemen


Former Trump Advisor: We Strive For Partnership With Saudi Arabia, Will Act Against Regional Iranian Expansionism, And Will Not Enable Syrian Regime's Return To Eastern Syria





US pilot describes challenges of bombing Islamic State


US warships ‘harassed’ by Iranian forces in Strait of Hormuz – navy commanders


What Americans Want To Know About The U.S. Navy And Sea Power


Bergdahl trial delayed as his lawyers appeal to highest military court over Trump comments


Trump critic Patrick Cronin to head plum Pentagon think tank


VA says 'hiring surge' needed to process rising number of benefit claims  


Lejeune vet claims to be approved faster for 8 illnesses




D.C. minimum wage hike to result in job losses, higher pay going to suburban workers




Relax, everyone. Willie Nelson is 'Still Not Dead'


Sib Hashian, ex-Boston drummer, dies on cruise




Rachel Dolezal explores her ‘blackness’ in bizarre memoir




NASA taking first steps toward high-speed space internet


First of three station spacewalks underway




A Forecast for Your Own Good (Last week’s blizzard-that-wasn’t showed the paternalistic arrogance of the bureaucracy.)




Source: NSA has 'smoking gun' evidence Obama spied on Trump




China, Nepal discuss joint military exercises




NZ quake shifted South Island five metres




Mnuchin says U.S. growth prospects not fully reflected in markets  (Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney)


Trump budget chief on fate of GOP health care bill  


Budget director: If you're worried about health care cuts, change your state




Pakistan hosted seven Taliban leaders in Islamabad


Pakistan: More bloggers charged, cleric's rally blocked


Pakistan rakes up Kashmir issue despite overtures


Pakistan Day celebrated with great cultural display in Eastern Europe and Baltic States


India is committed to building ties with Pakistan: Indian President




Manila could share maritime resources with China: Duterte  (President Rodrigo Duterte)


As Duterte yields, his generals demur on China 




GOP super PAC pours more than $1M into Georgia special election





Resist the Occupation  (Why pro-illegal politicians should register as foreign agents.)


When politicians exploit hate in the name of fighting it




DNA test frees Idaho man after 20 years in prison




OK Foods recalls chicken over contamination




Blue Lives Matter flag deemed 'racist,' ordered to come down




Beck Isn’t Back 




Hey, rabbis: Stop dividing us in the name of fighting hate




RNC paid intel firm for Clinton dirt




Woman finds teeth in her tacos




AP: U.S. Turns Down Invitation To Afghanistan Peace Conference in Russia


Russian Central Bank Unexpectedly Cuts Interest Rates As Economy Struggles


Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on National Guard base in Chechnya


Six Russian Troops, Six Militants Killed In Chechnya Fighting


Russia May Shrink Its 'Foreign Agents' Registry by Half


Jehovah’s Witnesses say they have no suspension orders from Justice Ministry yet

Russia’s Airborne Force wraps up large-scale drills in Crimea

Russia’s Infamous ‘Troll Factory’ Is Now Posing as a Media Empire


Number of Russians Who Believe Food Ban Is Harmful Rising – Poll


National Guard units in North Caucasus on high alert after gunmen’s attack


 Russia accuses 'Western world' of plotting to disrupt 2018 World Cup


String of Dead Russians Continues As Witness and Putin Critic Executed: “Typical Show Execution”  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Trump's Greatest Deal  (The Iran deal Trump needs to make with the Russians is clear.)


Russia rejects 'Eurovision via satellite'





The politics of Pluto: 10 years later, the bitter debate rages on


Study: Cancer can harm future pregnancies in young women


Scientists' world-first TB breakthrough


New study renews debate on how much people can do to prevent cancer — and how much is random





Another state gives OK to "permitless" carrying of hidden guns


Gunphobia: Preschooler Suspended for Having a Spent .22 Shell Casing




Secret Service braces for 'outsider' director


Secret Service employees in trouble over fence jumper




Sen. Graham: 'Just Let Obamacare Collapse'    (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R); AVIPP COMMENTARY: Good advice.)


Graham: 'No other option' than to use nuclear option if Dems block Gorsuch  (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)


Kaine: ‘We Need to Be Worried’ About Death Spiral of D.C. Metro System (US Senator of Virginia Timothy Kaine (D)


Iran sanctions bill unveiled by bipartisan Senate group


Stunning polls show Sanders soaring while 'TrumpCare' crashes (US Senator of Vermont Bernard Sanders (I-Socialist)


Sen. Mark Warner concerned about 'partisan' select committee Russia probe  (US Senator of Virginia Mark Warner (D)


Senate leader demands to know why accused rapist was allowed to enter US illegally (US Senator of Wisconsin Ron Johnson (R)


Grassley: Schumer 'poisoned' the well for SCOTUS nominees (US Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley (R)


Democrats will seek to filibuster Gorsuch’s Supreme Court nomination, Schumer says  (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)


Trying to smear Neil Gorsuch over dark money, Democrats solicit testimony from dark money group


Filibuster Gorsuch, Please


Mike Lee: Gorsuch a lock on confirmation (US Senator of Utah Mike Lee (R)


‘I wouldn’t want to lose my mammograms,’ male GOP senator says — then immediately regrets (US Senator of Kansas Pat Roberts (R)




‘Hunt & Kill All White Women’ Facebook Post Deemed Not Hate Speech


Jihadi terror manuals on how to use a car as a 'tool of war' for mass murder can be found in just two minutes on Google and Twitter


Florida girl, 14, who hung herself on Facebook Live after being rejected by her cruel and abusive mother' was taking anti-depressant that increases the risk of suicide in teenagers 




Why do Conservatives Support Socialized Medicine?




Social warriors, sometimes




Your Social Security benefits at ages 62, 66 and 70




Cocaine labeled ‘Messi’ worth $85M seized in Peru




Salvaged Sewol rises into full view


Holding firm transition on hold: Samsung Electronics


Bending to China to jeopardize Korea-US ties


Military action against N. Korea would lead to second Korean War: US expert


Ministry to boost Dokdo education


N. Korea appears all set for nuke test: officials


Hyundai, Nissan, BMW, Audi Volkswagen ordered to recall faulty parts


Kia Motors chief promises to strengthen competiveness




WWE boss Vince McMahon in car crash


College Player Allegedly Assaulted for Hair Braids ‘Cultural Appropriation’


Participating In Your Office’s March Madness Pool Makes You A Criminal


In Beating West Virginia, Gonzaga Nears Elusive Goal


NCAA warns N.C. to repeal HB2 for tourney bids


NHL Scoreboard


NBA Scoreboard


College Basketball Scoreboard (Men)




Two killed when high school team bus, 18-wheeler, car collide  (Texas)


What Georgia Could Teach Trump About How to Drain the Swamp


Texas woman survives 5 days stranded in desert near Grand Canyon


Western Pa. explosion completely levels house; cause unknown


Honoring fallen New York heroes


Another reservoir overflows as Northern California receives more rain


California considers criminalizing 'deceptive' political statements




Rex Tillerson is Right: U.S.-China Relations Need Not Be Zero-Sum    (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)


Washington sanctions 30 entities and individuals linked to Iran


Exclusive: Trump Critic Lands Key State Department Role


State Dept. Orders Tougher Screening of Visa Applicants




Here comes the Judge  (Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch took the best shots, such as they were, of disheartened, dismayed and despondent Democrats this week, and nobody laid a glove on him. He was as fresh when it was over as when the slugging, such as it was, began.) 




Will the United States Be a Victim of Its Own Success in Syria?


Syrian opposition calls for direct negotiations at the Geneva talks


Syria army retakes Damascus areas from rebels


Syrian talks resume but an escalating war may tweak agenda


12 Syrian refugees dead after boat sinks off Turkey coast


Al Qaeda quietly gaining territory in Syria amid ISIS fight


IS leaves trail of destruction in Palmyra




Same-sex marriage hearing commences


US thanks Taiwan for IS coalition contributions


Taiwan’s central bank will maintain economic momentum, expand domestic demand – cbank gov


US is Taiwan’s crucial security and trading partner: Tsai Ing-wen


Taiwan plans show to reel in more to join its army


Taiwan court hears key gay marriage case 




The growing threat of nuclear terrorism





Transgender 'Girl' Saddened and Shocked That Straight Boys Aren't Interested in Her




I will describe Europe as Nazis as long as they call me a dictator: Erdoğan  (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)


US urges Turkey, Europe to tone down rhetoric amid row


German veto on arms exports to Turkey ‘unacceptable’: Minister


Ministry to build recreational facilities in protected forest area in Istanbul


Turkish, Russian diplomats to meet in March 29 for security


Four PKK militants preparing for attacks caught on Turkish-Iraqi border


Turkish Central Bank sees ‘gradual and slow’ recovery in 2017


Bulgaria goes to polls amid row with Turkey


Turkey may not be in great position, but looks worse: Deputy PM


Turkish Airlines mulls measures to avoid potential losses from laptop ban


At least 11 migrants killed in new Aegean tragedy off Turkey


Swiss foreign minister warns Turkey against illegal spying





FTSE 100 ends lower to cap worst week since January


Britain faces $82 billion Brexit bill from EU


London in the Age of Terror and Brexit


Muslims Celebrated in the Wake of Recent London Terror Attack (Video)


Police release photo of London terror attack suspect


Two “significant arrests” made overnight in association with London jihad murders


UK pol on London jihadi: “The fact that the man is a Muslim is utterly and completely irrelevant”


Neighbor says he knew London jihadi from mosque, mosque says they didn’t know him


London jihad murderer had friends who wanted to join jihad groups


Westminster Jihadi Terrorist Identified


The moment British police shot terrorist dead while hero officer lay dying: Harrowing images emerge as it's revealed Muslim convert 'was radicalized in Saudi Arabia' before killing four in London 


Khalid Masood, the violent extremist who dropped off the police's radar before London terror attack


E.Coli-linked cheesemaker to recommence production (Scotland)


Westminster attack: Everything we know so far


Call for 'decently paid' maternity leave


Damning school inspection report ‘shows change needed’


Poor school behaviour 'underestimated'


Westminster vigil: we will never be cowed by terrorism, says mayor


'Burglar' found dead in shop roof space


Brittany fishing port of Concarneau in shock after double terror drama


McGuinness 'was not terrorist' - Adams


Victims Teacher killed and citizens of 11 countries injured


Coffee shop killer driver sentenced


Nicola Sturgeon backs Cunningham amid indyref2 debate row   (Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon)


Discovery enables 'mass produced blood'


Piers Morgan: You're wrong, Katie Hopkins. When I stood on Westminster Bridge this morning I didn't feel despair, I felt fury, yes, but also immense pride and utter certainty that none of these hateful lunatics will ever take London down


UK Muslim leaders condemn 'cowardly' London attack


Staff at naval bases begin strike action


Hundreds of civil service jobs for Brexit negotiators have not been filled days before talks formally begin, watchdog warns 


Britain trails most of Europe on maternity pay, says TUC


London terror's American victims: Utah man on dream vacation was knocked over bridge and killed while his wife was left bloodied and weeping in a pile of scattered postcards in image that went around the world


Britain's terror hotspots: raids focus on Birmingham, Luton and East London


London now 'cheaper to live than New York and Tokyo', plus Viagogo snubs MPs


Vicar lied about hundreds of funerals to steal £100,000 from church before spending it on alcohol and books


Three senior BBC execs miss out on new board as Paralympian appointed


Exclusive: London terror attacker Khalid Masood, 52, once stabbed a man in the FACE and changed from English schoolboy Adrian Elms to maniac who launched car and knife rampage through Westminster


Moderate drinking can lower risk of heart attack, says study


This Muslim Woman Texting While Infidels Die is the Real Victim of the London Attack


London jihad another case of missed religious clues


The roar of a vehicle, then screams: How terror overtook a regular day in London


London rampage: 8 detained on suspicion of preparing terror attacks


London Pride, Undaunted


4th victim dies in London terror attack


British-Born Man Is Named in Attack Near Parliament





UN: Sanctions disrupt humanitarian aid to North Korea


UN aims to immunize more than 115 million kids against polio


Time for US to stop funding horrific UN ‘peacekeepers’





Exclusive: Venezuela increased fuel exports to allies even as supply crunch loomed





Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Donald Trump versus the media. And the courts and the states and his party ...


Trump greenlights Keystone XL pipeline, but obstacles loom


Bob Woodward: Not Passing AHCA 'Better for Trump'   (AVIPP COMMENTARY: So true.)


Inside Trump's War on the Traditional Media


The Soul-Sucking, Attention-Eating Black Hole of the Trump Presidency


Poll: Majority of Americans want independent commission to investigate Trump-Russia ties


Susan Rice is the Wrong Person to Attack Trump’s Credibility  (Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice)


Eric Trump will share business updates with father 'probably quarterly'


Trump Hits Pro-Life Freedom Caucus for Not Supporting Obamacare Replacement Bill (AVIPP COMMENTARY: Trump should not be supporting Ryancare which is Obamacare 2.0 or worse.)


Assange: Hillary, Intel Community Planning to Install Pence as POTUS  (Vice-President Mike Pence)


The Reason For President Trump’s Approval Problem


Deep State's Relentless Attacks on Trump


President Trump: Charter Cable Closing Offshore Facilites, Investing $25 Billion in US


Trump’s ultimatum: Pass health care bill or Obamacare stays  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: If this is the Presidents attitude he will be a one term President.)

White House: 'We have done everything we can' to negotiate American Health Care Act


Famous Dealmaker Projects Bravado but Faces Self-Doubt  (People close to the President say he is grappling with the reality that his hopes for a quick health care victory may be unraveling.)


Trump nominates US ambassador to Japan, two other posts


Never mind — Trump’s no Machiavelli


Spicer: Ryan should not resign if AHCA fails on Friday


Trump to reporter: “I’m president and you’re not”


White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote


Trump’s handling of vast intelligence resources called into question


Fact Check: Trump Misleads on Times’s Surveillance Article


White House slams Obama’s defense of Obamacare as repeal vote looms


Pence faces backlash for Freedom Caucus photo  (Vice-President Mike Pence)


'At some point, there should be concern about substance' (White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer accuses media of attacking messenger on US Representative of California Devin Nunes' (R) bombshell spy revelation.)


Forget the post-truth presidency. Welcome to the pre-truth presidency.



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