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Friday, April 27, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

  

Trump Administration Says Abortion is Not a Human Right

 

Pro-Lifers Will Protest at Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinics in Hundreds of Cities Saturday, Here’s Locations Near You

 

Abortionist on Trial For Killing Woman During Dismemberment Abortion of 6-Month-Old Baby

 

Mother of Woman Who Died After Botched 6-Month Abortion Seeks Wrongful Death Investigation

 

Woman With Two Uteruses Paid $17,000 to Abort Her Seven-Month-Old Unborn Baby

 

Jewish Rabbis Demand Candidate Stop Calling the Aborting of 60 Million Babies a “Holocaust”

 

Toledo, Ohio Abortion Clinic Stops Doing Surgical Abortions After Losing Its Medical License

 

During Its First Year, Abortion Pill Kills More Than 4,000 Babies in Canada

 

The United Kingdom Prosecutes Women For Abortion, And It Works

 

UK Marks 50 Years of Legalized Abortions Killing Over 9 Million Unborn Babies

 

Irish pro-lifers plan Day of Prayer to stop looming ‘abortion crisis’

 

Victory! El Salvador Rejects Legislation to Legalize Abortion

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

22 Afghan servicemen reportedly killed as Taliban offensive launched in Afghanistan

 

NATO Foreign Ministers Urge Russia, Iran to Support Peace Process in Afghanistan 

 

AFRICA

 

The U.S. Has No Clear Strategy For Africa. Here's Why It Really Needs One

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

The Clintons and 'the Jews'

 

 

ASSISTED SUICIDE

 

Marine Widow Pleads with Lawmakers to Oppose Assisted Suicide

 
AUSTRALIA

 

 

Australian Market Advances

 

'That's history': Australian dollar has had a week to forget

 

The best paid jobs for men and women, but mind the gap

 

China is not Russia says former foreign minister Alexander Downer

 

 

CANADA

 

Canada stock market to reopen Monday after outage: TMX

 

Trudeau's disapproval rating high: Poll  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Ontario investigating leaked jail story about accused van killer

 

Police identify 10 victims of Toronto van attack who 'loved life and had a lot of life left to live'

 

Toronto man sexually abused 50 years ago by predatory priest awarded $2.6M

 

When vehicles become weapons, streetscapes need to be rethought

 

Doug Ford promises Ont. Tories would cut hydro rates another 12%

 

How the suicides of seven girls revealed a community undone

 

 

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

 

Amid romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak, restaurants aim to soothe customers

 

Why the majority of romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak cases have been in women

 

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

US B-52s fly between two of China's man-made islands

 

China’s New Aircraft Carrier Is Already Obsolete

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

In a feel-good Korea summit, Kim lays the groundwork for meeting with Trump(Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

Kim Jong Un crosses DMZ line for historic meeting with South Korea  

 

Kim Jong Un vows no more ‘early morning’ interruptions in meeting with S. Korean president

 

Otto Warmbier's family sues North Korea

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

Exclusive: U.S. considers tightening grip on China ties to Corporate America

 

COURTS

 

D.C. Court Abuses its Power to Save DACA

 

Bill Cosby accusers speak out on guilty verdict

 

Lawyer in hazmat suit who threatened to slice hostage's genitals with bolt cutters sentenced, report says

 

Once "America's Dad," Bill Cosby now faces years in prison

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Use of genealogy site to catch ‘Golden State Killer’ suspect raises privacy concerns

 

Nashville: Muslim cop found to be member of Kurdish gang known for selling illegal guns and drugs

 

San Francisco drug users shoot up in the middle of rush hour at rail station in shocking video

 

Drug Take Back Day to Fight Opioid Epidemic By Diverting Prescription Drugs

 

Severed heads found in Texas, Louisiana may be part of the same case, police say

 

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

Feds Bust LAPD Officer in Cross-Border Human Smuggling

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Exclusive: Cabal Of Wealthy Donors Financing $50 Million Trump-Russia Investigation

 

Ex-Clinton adviser censured for expletive-laced tirade to cops

 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

 

SNAP Reform Will Send at Least Four Million New People to Work

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Feds Charge, Sanction Major Chinese Fentanyl Traffickers

 

DOJ Claims Victory in Campus Free Speech Case

 

Sessions Will Challenge Rules Denying Work to Wall Contractors  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Fired FBI boss tells Fox News DOJ inspector general interviewed him over memos

 

ECONOMY

 

Stocks post weekly losses in lackluster session as strong results fail to excite bulls

 

Stocks Close Higher as Growth Debated; Bonds Rise: Markets Wrap

 

Wall Street flat as earnings offset inflation jitters

 

U.S. Economy Slows in First Quarter as Consumer Spending Drops

 

Stocks Rise on Earnings Boost; Treasuries Rally: Markets Wrap

 

Asian stocks rise after U.S. tech shares bounce

 

Dollar pares gains, still on track for best week since February

 

Gold notches a slight gain, but rising yields drive bullion to weekly drop

 

Weak consumer spending seen restraining U.S. growth in first quarter

 

Investors should pay more attention to Iran than Korea

 

EDUCATION

 

Franklin Graham: Kids taught ‘porn 101’ under guise of ‘sex education’

 

Florida dad outraged by sexually explicit question on teen's homework

 

“Sex Ed Sit Out” Parents’ Protest is a Great Start

 

School bus driver saves 25 students after engine catches fire

 

Teacher says school told her to change shirt with 'just pray' on it

 

Making the Case for Test Optional

 

White Supremacist in the Library

 

The $2 Million Year

 

GAO: Colleges, Consultants Game Rules to Lower Default Rates

 

Ken Bone says son was suspended from school over gun-range picture

 

Pro-gun student sues school over dress code, claims it violates First Amendment

 

EGYPT

 

Amid Islamic State Insurgency, Humanitarian Crisis Declared In North Sinai

 

ENERGY

 

Oil edges lower, but Iran sanctions expectations limit decline

 

Energy Prices

 

Is the Petrodollar on Its Way Out?

 

Trump administration prepares for war with California over fuel economy

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

Highlights from Pruitt's marathon day on the Hill  (Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt)

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks lock in weekly gains as euro weakens

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

As Comey denies illegal leak, others prosecuted over classified info(Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

New Strzok-Page texts reveal frustration, scramble after Comey firing (Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe)

 

School shooting suspect on FBI's radar since 2013

 

FRANCE

 

French lieutenant colonel nabbed after masturbating on Paris Metro

 

GERMANY

 

 Trump, Merkel: We will not allow Iran to acquire nuclear weapons  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Merkel, at White House, says Iran deal ‘not sufficient’ to curb nuclear program

 

Germany: Muslim migrant teens rampage in school, sexually harass schoolgirl

 

“Living time bombs”: Two Islamic State wives return to Germany with their children

 

What you should know about Trump's new ambassador to Germany

 

Amazon Germany pulls ad for money-flashing rabbi costume

 

Facebook blocks Pamela Geller (again) for reporting accurately on Islamic anti-Semitism in Germany

 

The Unbearable Complacency of Angela Merkel

 

GOP

 

George H.W. Bush to stay in hospital over weekend

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Bill Gates to donate $12M for flu vaccine

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

5 Takeaways From the House Report on Russian Election Meddling

 

U.S. intelligence, FBI accused of failures by House Republicans in Russia report

 

Pelosi warns Democrats: Trump impeachment talk is a 'gift' to GOP(House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Diamond and Silk decry internet censorship in fiery congressional testimony

 

Pennsylvania Rep. Patrick Meehan resigns from Congress after taxpayer settlement to aide

 

Democrats, and some Republicans, denounce Ryan's ouster of House chaplain (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

House Chaplain Says He Resigned at Ryan’s Request  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE) 

 

ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273 days. He’s not the only one who had to prove his citizenship

 

INDIA

 

Hindu Extremist Influence in India Shown in Easter Attacks

 

India's Modi visits China's Xi to talk 'cooperation'  (Prime Minister Narendra Modi/(Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)

 

Stop aiding and abetting terror groups, Army DGMO tells Pakistan

 

What the Modi-Xi Meeting Tells Us About China and India

 

IRAQ

 

Security, Religion, Corruption Take Center Stage In Iraq Election Campaign

 

ISLAM

 

Florida Friday Sermon By Imam Hasan Sabri: An Atheist Is 'A Worm In The Body Of Muslims... Causing Disease... To His Nation' Who Has 'An Agenda Of Destroying' Them; 'These People... [Who] Are All Of A Sudden Becoming Pro-Zionist... Have Masters... [Who] Use Them Against The Islamic Nation'

 

“Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance,” said Barack Obama. Let’s test his theory.

 

Chicago Friday Sermon – Dr. Ashraf Nusairat Calls Upon Women Not To Be 'Led Astray' By Western Colonialist Notions Of Equality

 

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Friday, April 27, 2018)

 

As global press ignores swastika kites, Hamas is winning propaganda war

 

IDF attacks Hamas’s naval force in Gaza  (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Bombshell Report Sheds Light On Israel’s Alleged Killing Of Enemy Bomb-makers

 

Trump: I might attend Embassy opening in Jerusalem

 

3 Palestinians dead, more than 600 injured in 5th  Friday of demonstrations in Gaza

 

Heavy Rains Collapse Separation Wall, Reuniting Jerusalem

 

Second Palestinian journalist succumbs to wounds in Gaza

 

Body of Missing Teen Recovered, Tzafit River Flood Tragedy Death Toll Rises to 10

 

Palestine files complaint to UN over Israel's breach of anti-racism treaty

 

Writers In Arab Press Discuss Why Israel Is Superior To Arab Countries

 

Police probe if organizers lied about safety, approval of hike on which 10 died

 

Israeli forces destroy tent structure in Susiya

 

‘We called out their names, nobody answered’ — teen recalls deadly flood

 

PA police libel: Israel “is the number one cause of the spread of drugs in the Palestinian areas”

 

LEBANON

 

Amid Regional Instability, Lebanon Prepares For First Parliamentary Elections Since 2009

 

MEDIA 

 

In Georgia, Sean Hannity is just another landlord hiking the rent

 

Jim Acosta Is Worried Trump Supporters Will Hurt Journalists, But His Memory Is Short

 

NBC News icon Tom Brokaw slams sex harassment accuser in searing email

 

Longtime NBC newsman allegedly made sexual advances toward women, anchor

 

Why The Joy Reid Blog Scandal Matters

 

MEXICO

 

Mexican students allegedly dissolved in acid by rapper

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Saudi air defenses destroy missile fired by Houthi militia toward Najran

 

Saudi Arabia calls for effective international action to tackle terrorism and its financing

 

How the UAE’s Chinese-Made Drone Is Changing the War in Yemen

 

Over 52% Saudi women reject myth about their lack of employment skills

 

 

MILITARY

 

She ran from years of abuse in Ghana. Now she runs for the Naval Academy.

 

Mattis: Iran-Israel clash is close, but US military focus shifts out of Syria to Iraq (Secretary of Defense James Mattis) 

 

Mattis Says Iran Risks Escalating War With Israel as Trump Mulls Nuclear Deal  

 

Who will replace Ronny Jackson as the VA nominee?

 

 

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

 

Declassified Congressional Report: James Clapper Lied About Dossier Leaks To CNN  (Former Director of National Intelligence James R Clapper )

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan: 'Bin Laden doctor' moved to safe location

 

Pakistan's minorities in crosshairs of latest violence

 

RUSSIA

 

Russian Lawyer Had Closer Ties to Kremlin Than She Let On

 

Russia's FSB Says It Thwarted Islamic State Attack in Moscow Ahead of World Cup

 

Russia accused of fake chemical attack witnesses

 

Russia’s Crackdown on Jehovah’s Witnesses Begins With a Foreigner

 

 

SECRET SERVICE

 

Secret Service disputes allegation against Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson

 

 

SENATE

 

Ted Cruz, Sebastian Gorka Endorse Patrick Morrisey as Manchin Challenger  (US Senator of West Virginia Joe Manchin III (D)

 

Lindsey Graham: Trump Will Deserve Nobel Peace Prize if North Korea Denuclearizes  (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)

 

Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as secretary of state

 

 

SOCIALISM

 

How Millennial Socialists Endanger America

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

Remains of 140 kids found in what may be history's largest mass sacrifice(Peru)

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

In South Korea, Summit With North Korea Is Greeted With Hope — And Skepticism

 

Koreas agree to call for formal end to war this year

 

Two Koreas agree to build 'Peace Zone' on disputed sea border

 

Youth Population Drops Below 9 Million

 

Moon briefly goes off script to cross into North Korea at Kim's request  (President Moon Jae-in/ (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

Moon, Kim Avoid Exchanging Lavish Gifts

 

 

SPORTS

 

Ex-NFL player appears to pass out when cop grabs throat during arrest

 

STATES

  

Medical helicopter crash kills 3 in Wisconsin

 

Small plane catches fire after emergency landing

 

Record rainfall leads to flooding in New England

 

SYRIA

 

Saudi Arabia to send Syrians an additional $100 million of humanitarian aid 

 

TAIWAN

 

China Threatens US Airlines Over Taiwan References

 

How Taiwan Benefits if it Fails to Join the WHO Assembly

 

 

TERRORISM

 

EU and US police cripple Daesh media mouthpieces

 

TURKEY 

 

Turkish report claims “Islamophobia is an undeniable fact in Europe,” condemns “far-right parties”

 

Senate Bill To Ban F-35 Sales To Turkey An  Unprecedented Attempt To Check Erdogan's Actions   (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Turkey, US agree to approve roadmap on Syria

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 rallies as GDP growth surprise drags pound lower

 

U.K. economy grows at slowest pace since 2012

 

Alfie Evans: Another Child Sacrifice on Britain's NHS Altar

 

Alfie Evans Shows Why A Strong Pro Life Movement Is So Vital

 

We Can’t Tolerate Government Deciding if People Like Alfie Evans Live or Die

 

Vatican hospital director: ‘Ideological battle’ is keeping Alfie Evans in UK

 

Parents of Charlie Gard Lend Their Support to Alfie Evans’ Family: “It’s Impossible to Understand Their Pain”

 

Abortion advocate cites UK bishops’ statement on Alfie Evans to defend Alder Hey

 

Doctor: Starving Alfie Evans to Death “Is Not the Killing of A Child,” It’s Just “Redirecting Care”

 

German doctor on Alfie Evans: UK could learn from Nazis how disabled should NOT be treated

 

Alfie Evans’ Parents Release New Photo of Alfie: “He’s a Special Little Fighter”

 

Nigel Farage blasts ‘state-sponsored euthanasia’ of Alfie Evans

 

Judge in Alfie Evans Case Slams Christian Group Helping His Family as “Deluded and Fanatical”

 

5 Things You Need to Know About the British Government's Attempts to Make Sure Alfie Evans Dies

 

Alfie Evans Survives for 4 Days After Hospital Yanks His Life Support, Uncle Believes He Could Go Home Soon 

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Trump’s UN migration agency pick asks forgiveness for comments deemed “offensive” to Muslims

 

VATICAN

 

Amazing Pictures Show Vatican Candlelight Vigil for Alfie Evans

 

Yes, the Pope is a Catholic. But he’s confusing other Catholics.

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump, not Obama, deserves Nobel Price after N. Korea summit

 

Analysis: An unbelievable week -- or just another week in Trump world

 

Texas Dem group crops Melania out of viral presidents photo

 

Trump blasts Sen. Tester: Montana 'won't put up with false accusations' against VA pick

 

Investigation found no evidence that Ronny L. Jackson ‘wrecked’ car after party, White House says 

 

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