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Joel P. Rutkowski, Ph.D., President



Tuesday, March 28, 2017





In Today’s Issue: 




Senate Votes Thursday on Bill to Overturn Obama Rule Forcing States to Fund Planned Parenthood


Pro-lifers want new reconciliation bill to defund Planned Parenthood


Texas Senate Passes Bill to Stop Health Insurance Programs From Funding Abortions With Your Premiums


Trump Blasts Republicans Who Voted Against Defunding Planned Parenthood, “They Saved Planned Parenthood”  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: How pathetic.  It only defunded it for one year.  An individual bill can defund Planned Parenthood.) 


West Virginia House Passes Bill for Parental Notification Before Teen Can Have an Abortion


To Win Again, Democrats Must Stop Being the Abortion Party


Speaker Paul Ryan Committed to Defund Planned Parenthood: We Want to “Get It in the Law”


What Neil Gorsuch Won’t Say About Abortion  (Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch)


Republicans Hold Unity Meeting to Craft New Bill to Repeal Obamacare and Defund Planned Parenthood


Why It’s Become So Hard to Get an Abortion


Woman Who Had 10 Abortions Was Headed to Planned Parenthood for Her 11th . But Something Happened


Future of 'Abortion Reversal' Bill in Doubt  (Two key Indiana lawmakers won't take action on so-called abortion reversal legislation, likely dooming its chances.)


Jane Fonda Turns Killing Babies Into a Fashion Statement With Planned Parenthood Pin


More than 100 at City Council protest idea of no-parking signs at abortion clinic  (Charlotte, North Carolina)


Catholic College Representative: “We Defend the Fundamental Right to Abortion”


Abortion restrictions, including 20-week abortion ban, getting push from Missouri lawmakers  (Missouri)


Actress Kathleen Turner Will Headline Fundraiser for Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz


Senate sends abortion insurance bill to House (Texas)


Abortion Clinic Director Slams Neil Gorsuch: He Will “Oppress Women” and Hates Planned Parenthood


Governor Signs Abortion Bill Into Law (Utah)


Denmark Wants Total Elimination of People With Down Syndrome, Aborts 98% of Babies


Utah Gov Signs Bill to Save Babies From the Abortion Pill After It Has Already Started


Abortion Advocates Tell Me I Have a “Horrible Life” Because I Have Spina Bifida. They’re Wrong


What It Means If Hannah Does (Or Doesn’t) Get An Abortion On Girls


Indiana House Committee Passes Pro-Life Bill Increasing Parental Rights Before Teen Abortions


Abortionist Who Killed a Woman in a Botched Abortion Injures Another in Abortion at 17 Weeks


Tomi Lahren ‘Banned Permanently’ From TheBlaze After Abortion Comment: Report


251 Babies Saved From Abortion So Far During 40 Days for Life Prayer Campaign


Doctors told Zoe’s parents to abort her and donate her body. Instead, they chose life.


When Her Water Broke at 22 Weeks, Doctors Said Her Baby Had Just a 5% Chance to Live


What if Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers Were as Bad as Big Abortion Says They Are?


The Painful Reality of Dismemberment Abortions Tearing Off a Baby’s Limbs


Minnesota Pro-Abortion Legislator Tim Walz Launches Campaign for Governor


Kansas House Committee Passes Pro-Life Simon’s Law to Protect Babies From DNR Orders


Why do more black women get breast cancer? More black women get abortions


ND abortion provider: Judge Neil Gorsuch would oppress women's rights


This Conservative Was Banned After She Promoted Abortion and Trashed Pro-Lifers as “Hypocrites”


HBO's 'Abortion: Stories Women Tell' Takes A Step Back So Women Can Step Forward


Court Stops Woman From Aborting Her 27-Week-Old Unborn Baby Who May be Disabled (India)


Abortion bill makes unlikely alliance of Bolivian clergy, feminists


Baby’s Birth at the Legal Abortion Limit Should Change The Abortion Debate (London, England)




America Can't Afford to Buy a Broken Afghanistan





More than 200 People Killed in Christian Areas of Nasarawa, Nigeria this Year, Group Says


A country without cash: Zimbabwe is so desperate it's selling off its elephants


Death toll in attack on South Sudan aid workers rises




Flying the Undressed Skies (United Airlines defends standards—and doesn’t surrender to social-media bullying.)


United has message for customers after flap over leggings



ACLU fights against warrantless searches of drug database





The failure of Ryancare is a blessing in disguise!




All aboard the coast-to-coast train Trump has derailed: Stunning images show what passengers see on the 2,438-mile Amtrak trip from California to Chicago - but budget cuts mean it's the final call



Vietnam set to produce satellites by 2022


Cambodia, US duel over Vietnam War debt


Vietnam leverages Google, YouTube hate speech failings




After debate gets heated, assisted-suicide bill is defeated in Hawaii




Banks push ASX to two-year high


The Australian dollar is stuttering as iron ore prices slide


Cyclone Debbie's trail of destruction: Clean-up begins


Turnbull bows to populists as Bishop left swinging in the breeze (Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull/ Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop)


Industry groups call for 'modest' rise in minimum wage


Thousands take shelter as Cyclone Debbie lashes Australian coastal resorts


World’s biggest dinosaur print discovered in Australia


Tasmanian tiger: 'Sightings' of extinct creature prompt search in Australia


China extradition treaty Australian government isolated as Abbott joins critics  (Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott )


Australia: Muslim leader says people who leave Islam should be put to death


Australia cancels vote on extradition treaty with China




Tesla deal boosts Chinese presence in U.S. auto tech


GM rebuffs two-class share plan from Einhorn's Greenlight Capital


Trump applauds Ford's previous planned investment in Michigan plants


Faraday Future scraps plans for California auto assembly plant




Bids due Wed. for President Trump's border wall





TSX posts three-week high as oil rallies


Gunter: PM's either clueless or hypocritical on reform  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


Former CSIS heads question pursuit of China extradition treaty


Avenue 0: How U.S. asylum seekers are finding their way to B.C.


More than ever, Canada must not sign an extradition treaty with China


Canada: Imam fears backlash after London jihad attack, says he shouldn’t have to condemn jihad massacres


World record set in Toronto for largest crowd dressed as Einstein


E. coli risk prompts recall of Robin Hood all-purpose flour


Canada dispatches team to Brussels to assess airplane laptop threat


Health Canada issues warning about skin cream for babies


Canadian schools abandoning U.S. trips because of Trump ban


Iran Expanding Its Interests In Canada, Endangering Dissidents and Facilitating Fifth Column


Toronto Public Health confirms 21 new cases of mumps


Conservative senators come to Lynn Beyak's defence while others say 'shame'


Quebec’s balanced budget boosts spending, cuts taxes


Toronto councillors want $260,000 grant for Pride parade axed after police ban


Canadian man furious as surname deemed too rude for car's plate


Five Hydro One executives shared $11 million in compensation


Canada to legalize recreational marijuana in 2018, official says


New institute aims to make Toronto an ‘intellectual centre’ of AI capability


Allow gay clubs or close: Gov’t to private Christian schools in Alberta


Boomers livin’ large on Toronto’s soaring real estate need to rethink: Wells


 Public humiliation of an errant Canadian judge is about to have the opposite effect





John Brennan and Baltic Spies Teamed Up to Defeat Trump  (Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency nominee John Brennan)




The Gathering Storm




Make it so! Calls for Sir Patrick Stewart to appear on SNL as Kellyanne as old pictures of him in drag resurface looking UNCANNILY like Trump's counselor Conway 




China Xinjiang to add Urdu and Farsi curriculum


The (real) reason China doesn’t like South Korea’s missile defenses


China Makes Advances in Space Lasers, Microwave Weapons


China Stonewalls U. S. Steel's Cybertheft Lawsuit


China's military buildup on islands almost complete




Time to bring outer space into N Korean question


US ready to fight off any kind of N. Korean attack


US Officials: North Korea Conducts New Missile Engine Test


N. Korea 50% likely to conduct nuclear provocation in one month: think tank


The futile pursuit of negotiations with North Korea




It's time for both parties to get serious on fixing health care


Congress races toward April deadline to avert shutdown


Of Health Care Reform, Democratic Moderates, And Other Mythical Beasts


Defense supplemental request overstated by $5.2 billion


Dent, Kasich say GOP needs to work with Dems





Sears is having a huge sale on almost everything




Judge Approves Petition to Be Legally 'Genderless'


White racist charged with murder as terrorism


N.J. family sues to demolish house after creepy letters from "The Watcher"


Teen who tossed newborn from window gets probation


U.S. Says Gambler Made Clorox Trades After Calls With Icahn


Christie Allies Should Get 3 Years for Bridge Plot, U.S. Says  (Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie (R)


Deal to settle Flint suit to bring $87M for new water lines


Blasting federal action on immigration, California's chief justice warns the rule of law is under threat


Prominent Texas veterinarian, 48, accused of hiring a hitman to kill her ex-husband leaps to her death from the seventh floor of her condo 





Hijab-wearing bank robber sought in Chicago


Disgusting! Immigrant Child Rapist DISAPPEARS After Posting Bail


Oklahoma Man Uses AR-15 to Defend Home Against Three Armed Intruders


Don't say 'Yes' when robocall scam rings


Maryland teen suspected of planning alleged school shooting plot


Cincinnati nightclub shooting toll rises to 17 injured


Homeowner's armed son fatally shoots 3 would-be burglars


Oklahoma officer dies after traffic-stop shooting


Parents charged after dropping kids off at NY mall while working


'Hero' in Kansas triple shooting honored with $100K


Police: 1 dead, 5 injured in Florida shooting


Sheriff: Pair tried to sell baby on Craigslist for cash


Teacher visited teen at work before alleged kidnapping, sister says


Arrest in drive-by shooting that killed Calif. boy, 8


New Orleans' number of accidental drug-related deaths exceeds the number of murders for the first time in the city’s history with opioids responsible for vast majority 


Driver who mowed down 4-year-old boy gets shot dead after stopping


Cabbie lured victim by offering to show her Pokémon Go spot, authorities say


Family of slain teen ‘shocked’ her boyfriend is a suspect


Special-ed teacher accused of having sex with student


Somali refugee in U.S. learns fate for attempted sexual assault


Man, 20, arrested in connection to the Bellagio heist where robbers in tuxedos and PIG, PANDA and CAT masks stormed a Rolex dealer





Dem Chair Pledges Opposition to Trump on Everything But Socialized Medicine  (Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez)


Embattled DNC Asks All Staffers For Resignation Letters





Lt. McInerney: ‘Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton Are Both in Violation of Espionage Act’ (Video)


The Russian Farce

Joe Biden has regrets about not running for President - with good reason
(Former Vice-President Joseph R Biden Jr )


Plan to dig up U.S. president's body deemed "mortifying" by family


Chelsea Clinton flips out over Trump hat on Lincoln


De Blasio's housing-killing class warfare (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)


Barack Obama will write his memoir while staying on a luxurious South Pacific private island once owned by Marlon Brando at a resort that charges up to $10,000-a-night


Huma Abedin Faked Breakup from Weiner for Election (Former US Representative of New York Anthony (the exposer) Weiner)




Gov. Sandoval (R-Nevada) rejects Trump's bid to build nuclear waste site




'Suspicionless' device searches: US government sued over homeland security rules




Defend our troops by defending the BLM methane waste rule





Sessions: Shield Illegals, Lose $4 Billion (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


AG Jeff Sessions takes aim at sanctuary cities


Attorney General Jeff Sessions declares war on sanctuary cities - threatening to cut their Justice Department grants worth billions


23 people ask the Justice Department to launch a criminal inquiry into its chief, Jeff Sessions




Dobson spanks Disney's new box-office smash (Film blasted for 'blatant, agenda-driven decision to introduce homosexuality into children's classic.' AVIPP COMMENTARY: One more example why America is in a moral spiral decline.)




Dow snaps 8-session losing streak as strong data lift sentiment


Wall Street jumps, fueled by strong consumer data


U.S. Stocks Rebound With Banks as Crude Advances: Markets Wrap


Dollar turns higher as consumer-confidence reading boosts stocks


Wall Street Facing Headwinds as Boomers Forced to Liquidate Their IRAs, 401Ks


The secret to moving factories to US: cost, tax and supply


Gold steady as investors weigh Trump agenda prospects


Asian Stocks Climb as Worry Subsides; Yen Declines: Markets Wrap


Stocks, dollar recover as markets try to move past Trump's policy stumble


Stocks fall as Trump trade flips into reverse


Why long-term U.S. stock returns look dismal




A Plan to Reform Our Failing Universities


On-campus H2O ministry lifts collegians' trajectory


Florida: Muslim prof teaches Islam as fact, Christian student disagrees, gets suspended, police report filed


Ties bind local church to community school


The Rasmussen Minute: High School Rape Turns Spotlight on Sanctuary Movement


Student Op-Ed Calls Out College Kids' Gripes


Not Satire: University Sets Up Confessional Booth So Men Can Confess Sins Of Toxic Masculinity


Anti White Racism: Hollywood School Receives Budget Cuts Due to Too Many White Students (Video)


An Army of Straw Men Keeps Campus Intolerance Alive


Students Protest Charles Murray’s ‘Racism’ and ‘Classism’ at NYU


'Restoring the Soul of the University'  (Authors discuss new book on role and purpose of Christian higher education.)


The State of Personal Finance, Faculty-Staff Edition  (Survey of campus employees finds professors focus on saving for retirement and doubt their financial literacy; administrative staff worry more about the near term.)


The NY teachers union's neverending war on tests


Cutting College Prep  (White House promises proposed cuts to college-prep programs will be guided by evidence. But past attempts to evaluate the programs have been beset by controversy.)


Students told to write 9/11 essay from terrorists’ viewpoint


50 Shades of Gray (Study suggests scientific work force is aging -- and will get even older, even as younger scientists hang on the sidelines in hopes of jobs and face longer odds of landing grants.)


The latest snake-oil fix for minority education


In Praise of ‘B’ Journals  (Academic publishing is becoming more about establishing a pecking order and less about pursuing knowledge, argues Andrew J Hoffman.)




Oil ends lower as crude producers fail to ease global supply angst


Energy Prices


Trump Sets Stage for Power Market Fight With Climate Rollback


The fight for green power has to go nuclear (New York)


Trump Making American Energy Great Again


Keystone pipeline faces bitter fight from environmental activists





Kill the lawless, baseless Clean Power





Passed over by Nazis, remnants of Ukraine’s last shtetl prepare to celebrate


Russia's Orbit – Lukashenko Fears A Color Revolution In Belarus


Brazen Murder in Kiev Chills Russia’s Dissidents in Ukraine


European country imposes ‘social parasite’ tax on the poor (Belarus)




European stocks close higher as worries over Trump rally recede


'We Want Our Concerns to Be Taken Seriously' (Poland's foreign minister complains that his country has been mistreated by the European Union.)


Trump Should Ask Denmark’s PM Why His Government Is Promoting Genocide


Europe: Death by a Thousand Cuts


Hostile Takeover: How Nationalism Could Fracture Europe's Political and Economic Union




94-Year-Old Woman Celebrates Her 44th Year Working At McDonald’s




Sorry: Trump’s ‘heartless’ budget doesn’t slash the safety net


Republican budget woes




Video: Robert Spencer on Newsmax’s Malzberg: FBI Wanted Pamela Geller and Me Dead in Garland Jihad Attack


Pamela Geller: Obama's FBI 'wanted us dead'


Reporters ignore FBI stonewall to pursue ludicrous 'scandal'





Fight over FDA and 'right-to-try' laws moves from states to Congress




AIPAC to lobby against Trump foreign aid cuts




‘Carlos the Jackal’ Sentenced to Life for 1974 Attack


France’s Hollande says his final mission is to ensure that “populism, nationalism and extremism cannot win”


French Socialists Fight for Life Against Betrayal and Division


Chicoms Fuel Violent Riots in Paris, Setting City Ablaze


China tells France to protect its citizens after fatal police shooting


Fillon's wife charged over fake job scandal (Another blow for the Fillon campaign.)


Jean-Luc Mélenchon France's hard-left rebel targets the disenchanted


Muslim daughter of terror victim: I fear Isis and racists in France




German MP: Erdogan a “Terrorism Godfather” (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)


Germany launches probe into 'intolerable spying' by Turkey


Social Democrats fight to pass gay marriage bill before election


Ground crews at Berlin airports reach pay deal to end strikes


Germany's Race to Catch Up in the Startup World


These twelve companies pay the highest wages in Germany


One in ten German firms to cut UK investments before Brexit: survey


'I feel less British now': The Brits becoming German after Brexit 


Fake News: No, Trump Never Handed Merkel a NATO Invoice (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)


Thieves stole 100-kg Canadian coin by loading it into wheelbarrow and rolling it to getaway car: German police





Is the Paris Climate Agreement Dead?


Climate change ‘Human fingerprint’ found on global extreme weather


Earth Hour: Hey, Let's Live Like We're In Venezuela


One of the most troubling ideas about climate change finds new evidence in its favor




Trump ally Giuliani to defend alleged Iran sanctions violator — report (Former Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani)


At least some Republicans are honest about not wanting to repeal Obamacare


In Oregon, the left targets an evangelical GOP judge




What Now for Obamacare?


Pressure on health secretary after ditched vote on Obamacare repeal  (Health and Human Service Secretary Tom Price)


The right cure for Obamacare




Florida officials: Aggressive efforts to stop Zika continue 


Girl suffers third-degree burns from making "slime"




Netflix drama conveniently forgets major fact on famed atheist




Chinese Factional Interests Collide in Hong Kong Leadership Election




Ossoff Admits He Misrepresented National Security Credentials   (After claiming for months he had five years of experience as a congressional national security staffer with top-secret clearance, Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff has now admitted that he had clearance for just five months.)


Ryan Backs Nunes After Intelligence Chairman Rejects Recusal Calls  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)/ US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)


At AIPAC, Paul Ryan talks tough on Iran, says US will no longer tolerate UN’s anti-Israel bias


The Freedom Caucus Made Ryan – Now Unmake Him (If Ryan refuses to leave after botching the Obamacare repeal, the Freedom Caucus needs to push for the speaker’s removal. )


The Freedom Caucus Is The Silver Lining In The Obamacare Debacle


Devin Nunes Should Step Down as Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee

Ryan: No Timeline on Obamacare Repeal, ‘Because We Want to Get It Right’


Why Paul Ryan Needs the Freedom Caucus


House Republicans Renew Plans to Repeal Obamacare After Failed First Attempt


Bill Filed To Repeal Obamacare With Just One Sentence


Wasserman Schultz Repeats Trumpcare Claim WaPo Determined Was Misleading (US Representative of Florida Debbie Wasserman Schultz(D)


Pelosi reads out J Street-backed two-state letter at AIPAC confab (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)


Health Care and We, The People


Ryan will continue Obamacare repeal and replace effort  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)


Enough With the Recriminations, Go Back to Work


Paul Ryan: House Republicans will continue their push for health-care reform this year


As Democrats call for recusal, House intel chair says 'nobody was sneaking around' on WH visit  (US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)


Trump, Ryan differ on how much relief to offer the middle class in tax-code overhaul


Schumer demands Nunes be replaced as House intel committee head (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)


Pelosi, more Dems call for Nunes to step aside (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)


Counting the ways the GOP bungled the health-care bill


Nunes should recuse himself from Russia probe: Schiff (D-California) says


How to Build on Obamacare


Trump confidant Roger Stone eager to testify in Russia probe


Botching the Obamacare repeal


‘They’d vote against the Ten Commandments!’ Member of House Freedom Caucus resigns and blasts the group for blind opposition to Republican party 


Nunes says he didn't coordinate with White House




'Sanctuary' policies shouldn't protect thugs  (High-profile crimes in Rockville, Maryland, and Hempstead, Long Island, ought to give pause to those rushing to shield every illegal immigrant from law enforcement. Start with what Nassau County Police...)


L.A. needs to provide attorneys to immigrants facing deportation


L.A. Mayor Garcetti’s Message to Smugglers: “The Coast Is Clear”



Aggressive ICE tactics making Latino crime victims fearful to come forward


ICE agent shoots man during arrest attempt in Chicago


Father of Maryland high school rape suspect accused of 'raping a fourteen-year-old girl in a bathroom' is arrested by ICE





India’s fractious Babri mosque-Ram temple legal rows roll on


Bangladesh to join India's South Asia Satellite initiative


Newborn Baby Girl Rescued After She Was Buried Alive by Her Parents Who Wanted a Boy


3-Month-Old Unborn Baby Found Buried in the Mud


India wants to seal its borders with Pakistan and Bangladesh




Indonesia's China-backed high-speed rail comes untracked




6.5 Million Taxpayers Paid $3 Billion in Obamacare Penalties in 2016


Tax Foundation: Taxpayers Spend 6.1 Billion Hours, $234 Billion Per Year on Tax Compliance




IS releases video threatening Iran 




In Interview On Iranian News Website Close To IRGC, Iraqi President 'Lauds Iran's Timely Support, Backs [IRGC Commander] Gen. Soleimani'


Kirkuk council decision to wave Kurdish flag triggers reaction


Hugh Fitzgerald: An Independent Kurdistan: Cometh the Hour, Cometh the Plan


Islamic State stones to death a youth accused of homosexuality in Mosul


'The house literally collapsed on us': Mosul airstrikes that killed hundreds of civilians condemned


At Site of Deaths, Our Reporters Find Cost of U.S.-ISIS Battle


Restarting economic opportunity in post-ISIS Iraq




Political Islam Is Today’s Anti-American ‘Long March Through The Institutions’


Is Free Speech Good for Muslims?




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Tuesday, March 28, 2017)


Trump envoy meets Abbas  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


New Palestinian envoy in DC sees ‘opportunity’ in Trump


PMW exposé leads Germany to cancel major sports deal with PA


PM: Israel ‘committed’ to working with Trump on peace process (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Israeli Technology Pulls Water out of Thin Air During AIPAC Conference


Analysis: Will the Arab Summit make Abbas great again?


Soldier loses consciousness and dies  (Israel Defense Forces)


Thousands of ultra-Orthodox take to streets in mass anti-draft protest


Exclusive: Palestinian Authority warns against Jerusalem Embassy move


Israel said to renew diplomatic ties with Nicaragua


Holocaust Survivor, 86, Returning to Auschwitz with IDF Officers


Hamas said to acquire highly explosive short-range rockets


Fatah students: Martyrs' blood will create state


Navy doubling up on seaborne Iron Dome batteries to thwart Hezbollah


Arab Summit Set To Focus on Palestinian Issue


Vacationing Israelis warned of ‘immediate’ terror threat in Sinai


Poll: Majority of Jewish Israelis oppose ending 50-year military occupation


In Israel, elections are a sort of escapism


Palestinian Authority (PA) Criticized For Restricting Freedom Of Expression After Banning Novel For 'Indecency'


Exclusive: US planning Israeli-Palestinian-Gulf peace summit, sources say


Turkish deputy FM criticizes Israel over failure in peace attempts


New PA ambassador to US has high hopes for Trump era


New Israelis Arrive From Ukraine on IFCJ ‘Freedom Flight’


Fact-finding commission: PA police used unjustified force against protesters


Report: Hamas develops new 'high-powered' rocket akin to Hezbollah projectiles


AIPAC Conference Celebrates Judea and Samaria Anniversary


Israeli authorities demolish 2 buildings in East Jerusalem's Issawiya


Showdown: Poll Shows Shaked Gets 3 Seats More than Bennett (Israeli Education Minister and chairman of the Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home) party Naftali Bennett)


2 Palestinians held without charge continue hunger strikes in Israeli prison


Bennett to Trump: Move Over This Embassy


Israeli Support for Palestinian State Hits Historic Low


Is Israel losing its soul?


Israeli politicians, U.S. Jewish leaders discuss religious divisions, dismiss anti-Semitic threats


South Tel Aviv Overtaken by Illegal Immigrants  (South Tel Aviv citizens afraid to leave their homes after dark.)




Japan to ‘bomb North Korea’ in missile strike before crazed despot Kim Jong-un can ‘destroy’ the country in nuclear attack  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


8 Japanese students feared dead after avalanche


As N. Korea fires missiles, some in Japan want the ability to launch strikes




A Test For King Abdullah  (Time to extradite a remorseless killer of American citizens.)




Left Uses Bible to Attack Trump Budget


The Civil War is Here  (The left doesn’t want to secede. It wants to rule.)




Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot crackdown


Addiction Specialists Ponder a Potential Aid: Pot (Some clinicians think marijuana may help ease the transition out of addiction, while critics say substituting one drug for another is no solution.)




The Media’s Trump Derangement Syndrome


Chris Matthews Compares the Trump Family to Saddam Hussein's


CBS Anchor Under Fire for Censoring Hannity Interview


New York Times Gives Rachel Dolezal Platform to Promote ‘Trans-Racial’ Identity


Public Broadcasting Head Bemoans 'Fake News'


The Liberal Hour at Fox News Is Driving Viewers Away


Reporter in Tennessee fired after lawmakers complain


'People for a Free Press' warn against ... free press


Breitbart staff list reveals additional ties to Bannon and Mercer


Lawyers amazed news media reporting accurately


How TIME murdered truth, and framed Trump


Ted Koppel tells Sean Hannity he's bad for America; Hannity fires back




Once Just a Footnote, Medicaid Flexed Its Might in Showdown




Catholic Archdiocese in Mexico Says Aiding Border Wall 'Traitorous'


Florida woman, 47, paid for young woman to be smuggled in from Mexico and held her captive for two years while she tried to impregnate her with her boyfriend's sperm and fed her on beans




China to open first drone factory in Saudi Arabia


Amazon buys Middle East’s biggest online retailer


The Triangle of Moscow, Tehran and Jerusalem




Trump has strategy for destroying IS, and it's working


We Can't Afford to Lose U.S.-Russian Nuclear Cooperation


U.S. Air Force buys additional laser materials


US deploys F-35s to South Korea


U.S. reviews bomb videos as part of probe into civilian deaths in Mosul


Navy swaps online General Military Training for live discussion


200 more US troops headed to Iraq to assist in Mosul


Lockheed's $29 billion helicopter poised to win Pentagon's approval


Marines struggle with more tours to Afghanistan, discussions with families


A U.S. airstrike may have killed hundreds in Mosul. That’s no way to win a war.


Navy artists record military history on canvas


Iwo Jima veterans return to mark WWII battle’s 72nd  anniversary


Trump has let the Pentagon off its leash: President is giving the military greater freedom to wage war how it wants after the Obama administration controlled every move 


U.S. military says it will stay course on airstrike procedures in Iraq, Syria





NATO confirms Tillerson meeting Friday  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)


Does NATO Really Need Montenegro?


Trump Must Stand His Ground with NATO




High fiber diet could prevent type 1 diabetes, trials suggest


How eating too much protein in middle age can SHORTEN your life: Experts reveal this result of low-carb diets could be seriously detrimental to your health





Pakistani government: Facebook heeded its demand and has removed 85% of “blasphemous” material


Pakistan’s ‘last Jew’ wins right to convert from Islam


PM announced healthcare,infrastructure,education for the people of Sindh





Wow! Ally of Philippines Prez Duterte Unleashes On EU: “Engage in Online Child Porn. It’s What You’re Good at”


Japan loans Manila military planes for South China Sea


Duterte’s diplomatic moves win aid from all sides, but will the mercurial Philippine leader’s success last?  (President Rodrigo Duterte)





It's Time To End Poverty, Instead Of Politicizing It





The Most Hated Man in Russia  (This weekend's protests proved one thing: From Vladivostok to Kaliningrad, everyone hates Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev)


Russia and Iran discuss energy ties, Syrian settlement


Russia's Modern-Day KGB Has Occupied Alexei Navalny's Office


Top military brass warns US missile defense ships in Black and Baltic seas can hit Russia


Russia Breaks Arctic Pledge After Stripping Nature Reserves of State Protection


Putin-Rouhani meeting round-up (Iranian President Hassan Rouhani)


Russian opposition leader gets jail after mass protests


Russian strategic missile carriers to take part in military drills in Tajikistan


Russia Opposition leader Alexei Navalny jailed for 15 days after protests


Military expert warns US ABMs can detect any missile shield, even Russian ones




The Trump Administration’s War on Science




Virginia Governor McAuliffe (D) Wants to Restore One-Gun-a-Month Policy


Virginia Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Bill Allowing Those With Protective Orders to Carry Guns




Drunk woman, 37, arrested for trying to charge into a Secret Service restricted area and 'talking to empty cars' at Mar-a-Lago just hours after Melania made an appearance 





At AIPAC, McConnell criticizes nuke deal as ‘windfall’ for Iran (Former Senate Minority Leader Harry (Criminal) Reid (D-Nevada)


McCain Whines About Threats to Globalist “New World Order”   (US Senator of Maine Susan M. Collins (R)


Senate Republicans Consider Nuclear Option to Confirm Gorsuch


US Senate advances approval of Montenegro into NATO


Senate Dems Stand With Anti-Israel J Street Over Israel


Senate Committee to Question Jared Kushner Over Meetings With Russians


More Democrats Oppose Gorsuch as GOP to Offer `No Deals' on Vote (Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch)


Senate May Push for Health-Care Deal, But Democrats Wary


Schumer loses cool with Trump supporter at swanky restaurant (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)


Democrat ‘not inclined’ to join filibuster on Gorsuch vote (US Senator of Vermont Patrick J Leahy (D)


Judge Gorsuch grilled on possible conflicts of interest


Gorsuch may fall short of votes needed for smooth Supreme Court confirmation


McCain: Shutdown would endanger military lives (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)




‘Mr. Social Security’ Pleads Guilty for Involvement in Widespread Disability Fraud Scheme




Possibilities for reunifying the Korean Peninsula


 7 Samsung to sell 'refurbished' phones


Korea Could Fall Further Behind Japan Again


Korea Shifts Focus to Muslim Tourists


Judges Are the Happiest at Work


Koreans Suffer Hardest in the World from Widowhood


2 in 3 Companies to Boost Facilities Investment This Year


Childbirths down for 14th  consecutive month in January




'Sorcery' killings:Murder trial of more than 100 men begins in Papua New Guinea





“Transgenders” on the Field: When Men Dominate Women’s Sports


Celebrations of Me, Me, Me in Sports


Connecticut headed to 10th  consecutive Final Four


UNC hoops star gets standing ovation in morning class, after winning shot


NCAA gives North Carolina ultimatum on ‘bathroom bill’


Raiders Leaving Oakland Again, This Time for Las Vegas


Jose Canseco is joining the A's as TV analyst


Bill Plaschke: The Lakers are officially Jeanie Buss' team, so what will she do?


NHL Scoreboard


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Severe storms bring golf-ball-size hail to Texas


Money for nothing: Cuomo’s $25 billion upstate-jobs failure (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)


Gov. Moonbeam: Trump Building Wall to Trap Californians in America (Governor of California Jerry Brown (D)




George Soros Co-Opted Millions in US Taxpayer Dollars. Why Rex Tillerson Is the Man to Fix It.  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)




Financier burned by Madoff leaps to death off Sofitel hotel




Syrian 'state terrorism' Spanish court to investigate Assad regime  (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)


The US Military Is Now Deliberately Preventing Bashar Al-Assad And His Troops From Fighting ISIS, While At The Same Time Supporting Muslim Rebels


No peace deal in Syria without US role, says opposition




China voices opposition to Japanese official's Taiwan visit


Over half of Taiwanese reject ‘one China’: survey


Taipei court says Ma not guilty of leaks (Former President Ma Ying-jeou)


Missing Taiwan activist allegedly detained in China


Student exchange flap tests Taiwan’s resistance to Chinese economic pressure




$540,701,000,000: U.S. Property Taxes Hit Record in 2016


'Pink Tax' forces women to pay more than men


Think tax reform will be easy for Trump? Ha, ha.


Report: Trump wants to move tax reform, infrastructure together (AVIPP COMMENTARY: Another bad idea.  Each should be stand alone bills.)




Why teenagers have no excuse for staying in bed: Youngsters would wake more easily if they spent time outside and stopped using screens at night 





ISIS cubs on killing rampage


Terrorists use the Dark Web to hide





Mother films 'horrifying' pat-down of her disabled teenage son by 'power tripping TSA agent who left him traumatized for several hours'





Senate Dem Wants Investigation Into Mnuchin’s Comments About Lego Movie  (Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin)


Why Steven Mnuchin Wants a Stronger I.R.S.





Tensions flare as Greece tells Turkey it is ready to answer any provocation


Turkish woman pardons daughter-in-law over son’s murder


President Erdoğan visits CHP’s ‘no’ campaign tent in Istanbul


Women granted asylum by Norway are suspects in Turkish exam leaking case


US secretary of state due to visit Turkey with ‘interim zone of stability’ on agenda


Atatürk would have said ‘yes’ in referendum, President Erdoğan says


UK likely to lift electronics ban on flights from Turkey: Transport minister


Over 407,000 new jobs created in Turkey in 2017: Minister


Sensationalist Pro-Erdogan Turkish Daily Calls For Nuclear Weapons, A Stop To Fighting ISIS





Uber diversity report shows shortage of women, minorities


Is Uber's self-driving program veering off track?





Taxpayers Paid $162.5 Million for Union Work





FTSE 100 ends higher, recovering from slide as pound falls before Brexit trigger


'It is time for Britain to come together': May's rallying call as she signs historic letter to trigger Brexit and begin irreversible process to leave EU  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)


British Police: We Have No Idea What Drove London Parliament Terrorism. Here’s An Idea.


Terrorism on Westminster Bridge


Here's How the U.K. Will Serve the EU With Divorce Papers


UK: Muslim prisoner pours boiling fat over other prisoner’s head because of “insult to Islam”


Scottish Parliament Backs Bid for New Independence Referendum


UK Muslim used Telegram to tell Muslims to “buy a knife and stab a kafir in his guts or slit his throat”


UK: Muslim pol says London jihadi was “violent Christian before he was a violent Muslim”


Glazov Gang: Ex-Muslim Sandra Solomon Unveils the Terror in London


London jihad murderer was receiving welfare checks (French President Francois Hollande)


London jihadi’s daughter refused his pressure to convert to Islam, wear a niqab


Islam Apologist Group CAGE Blames West for London Terrorist Attack


U.K. Typhoons to deploy to Romania for air policing mission


No Truth Please, We're British  (Killing the messenger after the London attacks.)


Campaign: Cut the EU red tape choking Britain after Brexit to free the country from Brussels shackles


Nicola Sturgeon: PM has no ‘rational opposition’ to indyref2  (Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon)


Donald Trump urged to help Scotland Yard access key WhatsApp message sent by Westminster terrorist attacker Adrian Ajao


Security breach renders UK in-flight laptop ban useless


British, Scottish leaders to meet amid independence row


Westminster attacker Khalid Masood was not directed by Isis, say police


UK Beauty queen cured her severe acne with one simple diet trick


'Adams family' Ex-gang boss ordered to pay back £700,000 of criminal earnings


Increased security at Windsor Castle Changing of the Guard after Westminster terror attack 


'Hidden' children People missing out on education at risk of abuse and exploitation


Donald Trump is 'an embarrassment for the world', says Sir Richard Bra


Prisons Watchdog condemns lack of action on rising female suicides


Theresa May insists her position on indyref2 will not change  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)


Justice system Ethnic minorities 'receive tougher sentences'


Oil exploration firm in 'largest undeveloped discovery' on the UK Continental Shelf


Ebola Doctor was 'dishonest' in screening nurse who had virus, tribunal finds


NHS funding review for gluten-free food


Theresa May only allowed Nicola Sturgeon to speak 'briefly' about second referendum


London Woman and nephew killed at home as part of 'vendetta', court hears


MPs deny foreign aid cash being 'wasted'


Trump branded 'international embarrassment' following Nato invoice





UN Adviser Claims Trump Won’t Last 4 Years in Office


Pakistani-American trauma surgeon awarded Ellis Island Medal of Honour in UN


Haley tells AIPAC: 'There is a new sheriff in town' at the UN (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)


Nuclear weapons Negotiations over ban begins, but US boycotts meeting  (At least 113 countries meet at UN to discuss ban, but US ambassador says the world is too unsafe for the US not to have nuclear weapons.)


Nikki Haley, personable, serious, and the undisputed star of AIPAC’s conference





Death toll rises in deadly early-morning blaze in Oakland




Pope Francis is playing with fire. Hell fire.


Pope’s ambassador: Pope Francis is ‘not a politician’


Cardinal Burke: If Pope won’t answer dubia, ‘we simply will have to correct the situation’





Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Why Trump Is Failing


Gender Gap Shrinks as Trump Loses Support Among Men


You're Fired: How Trump Can Take On DC's Entrenched Bureaucracy


Trump’s Sweeping Executive Order on Climate Policy Has Been Sorely Needed


Trump Admin Denies Report It Tried to Block Sally Yates From Testifying on Russia


Sean Spicer Calls Out April Ryan for Acting Like Petulant Teen at Daily Briefing: ‘Stop Shaking Your Head Again’  (White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer)


Reporters Simply Horrified That Sean Spicer Was Mean to April Ryan During Briefing


Sean Spicer Comments Show Priebus Is In Trouble  (White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus)


Man in custody after claiming to have bomb near White House, source says


Trump signs four bills to roll back Obama-era regulations


Trump confident of deal with Democrats on Obamacare replacement


Trump tries to move forward after major setback in Congress


Trump attacks Clinton uranium deal on Twitter as pressure mounts for Russia probe


White House Announces Jared Kushner Is Now Responsible For Everything


Trump moves ahead with plans for tax cuts after health care failure


Trump could learn a lot from his mistakes. He won’t.


The All-Male Photo Op Isn’t a Gaffe. It’s a Strategy.


Trump’s approval rating hits new low in Gallup poll


Colbert mocks 'totally unqualified' Jared Kushner for leading new White House office


Less personality, more policy


Whatever Trump does next, it has to be about jobs and wages


Trump is looking more and more like a man without a plan


Spicer: Trump thought House health bill was 'bad deal'  (White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer; AVIPP COMMENTARY: Why did he support it?)


Kushner met Russian bank executives: report


'Sean Spicer's teeth are a sanctuary city for spinach': Social media users mock White House press secretary after he holds conference with food between his teeth


Rain melts witches' spells on Trump


Trump staff 'wiping their electronic devices' before giving evidence


How Trump can get his groove back


Trump again attacks Freedom Caucus


 100,000 Pieces of Agitprop to be Sent to the White House


Trump: Dems ‘will make a deal’ on healthcare  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: No they will not.  They want to impeach him and he believes they will make a deal on health care.  How foolish!)


DeLay: Trump's 'Rookie Idea' to Work With Dems Won't End Well  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: So true!)


Working with Democrats means new political risks for Trump




WHO warns of measles outbreak across Europe




Accused Yahoo hacker's parents says he's innocent




Zoo Knoxville mystified by 32 reptiles' deaths



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