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Thursday, April 13, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 240  YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

President Donald Trump Signs Bill to Overturn Obama Rule Forcing States to Fund Planned Parenthood

 

Trump Revokes Obama’s Parting Gift to Planned Parenthood

 

Planned Parenthood Slams President Trump for Overturning Obama Rule Forcing States to Fund It

 

Trump privately signs anti-Planned Parenthood law

 

Conservative Tomi Lahren Tries to Justify Supporting Abortion: “You Can Be Anti-Abortion and Pro-Choice”

 

Priest hit with car at pro-life vigil forgives pro-abortion attacker

 

Montana House Passes Bill to Ban Abortions After 20 Weeks of Pregnancy

 

Tennessee Lawmakers Delay Vote on Bill to Ban Late-Term Abortions

 

Pro-lifers ask courts to stop blocking release of Planned Parenthood baby parts videos

 

Abortion Activist Caught on Camera Destroying Pro-Life Display Not Once But Twice

 

Two Lies the Planned Parenthood Abortion Business Wants You to Believe

 

Baby Has Body of His Dead Unborn Twin Removed From His Stomach

 

Abortionist Who Has Killed Thousands of Babies Loses License After He Was Convicted of Assault

 

I Debated a Pro-Abortion Politician Who Loves Planned Parenthood. Here’s What Happened

 

31,818 Babies Died in My State in a Single Year But Most People are Doing Nothing About It

 

Planned Parenthood Defeats Bill to Allow Women to See Ultrasound of Their Baby Before Abortion

 

Republicans “Getting Closer Ever Day” to New Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

 

Irish gov’t vows to shut down pro-life clinic for telling the truth about abortion

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

US drops largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan after Green Beret killed

 

 

AIRLINES

 

United stung again: Scorpion on plane

 

United Airlines passenger suffered broken nose, concussion

 

ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE (ADL)

 

 Anti-Defamation League offers Sean Spicer a Holocaust education class (White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer)

 

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

GM to add 1,100 jobs in California over five years at self-driving unit

 

 AVIATION

 

New Boeing 737 makes first flight as larger version moves ahead

 

 

CANADA

 

Provinces say they may need more time as liberals move to legalize marijuana

 

 

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

 

Mumps outbreak in Texas reaches 23-year high

 

 

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA)

 

CIA's Pompeo rips WikiLeaks as 'hostile intelligence service' abetted by Russia (Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Mike Pompeo)

 

CIA Director Says Syria Missile Strike a Message for Tehran

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

U.S. May Launch Strike If North Korea Reaches For Nuclear Trigger

 

Trump-Xi summit focuses on North Korea (US President Donald J Trump/Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)

 

 

CONGRESS

 

Democrats Want Guarantee for Health Subsidies After Trump Threat

 

COURTS

 

Noncitizen Pleads Guilty in Kansas Voter Fraud Case

 

Judge rules in fatal Delaware high school bathroom fight

 

Federal judge strikes down Texas' voter ID law -- again

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Police: Four bodies found in NY may be work of MS-13

 

Fear Grips Communities as MS-13 Gang Proliferates

 

4 shot, 1 fatally, on Atlanta metro train

 

Ga. police investigate video allegedly showing officer kicking handcuffed man

 

Suspect in murder of Chicago judge surveilled judge's girlfriend before attack: Prosecutors

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

Border agents find $17M of cocaine in bust near Puerto Rico

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Arizona Democrat Said He Wants to Punch Female Colleague In Throat Over School Choice Bill

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

 

Commerce's Ross on trade: 'The games are over'

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Sheriff Arpaio's lawyers want Jeff Sessions to testify at trial (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

 

ECONOMY

 

Dow falls 135 points, closes at session lows after US drops mega-bomb

 

Stock market closes lower for week as losing streak stretches to 3rd  session

 

U.S. labor market tightening, inflation trending higher

 

Which financial markets are closed on Good Friday?

 

U.S. consumer sentiment unexpectedly improves in early April: UMich

 

How the Trump stock market ranks as he approaches his 100th  day in office

 

Gold, silver prices notch third straight session climb

 

Treasury yields see largest weekly decline since June

 

Dollar rises as geopolitical strife grows 

 

EDUCATION

 

Something's rotten on campus

 

Harvard Law Professor Suggests Without Evidence Judge’s Death Was ‘Racist Islamophobic’ Murder

 

LA Schools to Lose Funding for Having 30 Percent White Students

 

ENERGY

 

Oil gains for the week amid OPEC, U.S. production tug of war

 

Energy Prices

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

EPA launches new agenda in coal country

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks close lower after Trump’s dollar comments

 

Time lapse shows Mount Etna erupting

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

U.S. Fed could end reinvestment policy this year: Fed's Bullard

 

FINANCIAL INDUSTRY

 

Loan growth stalls despite profit, trading gains at some U.S. banks

 

GERMANY

 

Christian teacher in Germany banned from wearing cross necklace

 

GOP

 

Gillespie, Stewart, Wagner fight against ‘insider’ label in Virginia’s GOP gubernatorial debate

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Susan Sarandon: Angry Hillary Clinton supporters forced me to change my phone number

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

House Republicans Urge Justice Department to Investigate IRS Targeting Scandal

 

GOP Congressman calls for Spicer’s resignation   (White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer)

 

 

INTERIOR DEPARTMENT

 

Interior Department will take new look at Alaska’s King Cove road project shelved under Obama

 

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICES (IRS)

 

Lois Lerner demands secrecy, blames death threats over IRS tea party targeting

 

INTERNET 

 

Will's Story: Where opioid abuse and the dark web intersect

 

IRAN

 

Trump Administration Sanctions Iran Prison Torture Industry

 

MEDIA 

 

Huffington Post Blog Suggests Taking Away White Men’s Right to Vote

 

Bill O'Reilly Presents $200 Million Challenge to Fox's CEO

 

MEXICO

 

Mexico arrests suspect in murder of U.S. Border Patrol agent killed by weapon from Obama gun scandal

 

MICROSOFT

 

Microsoft says U.S. foreign intelligence surveillance requests more than doubled

 

MILITARY

 

US Air Force sends message to North Korea with display of air power

 

 

PRODUCT SAFETY

 

Target recalls these water-absorbing toys

 

RUSSIA

 

Russia Collusion Investigations Struggle to Find Evidence  (Former director of National Intelligence said there was 'no evidence whatsoever' of collusion between Trump campaign and Russia.)

 

Axelrod: Putin and Trump, fake news bros (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Analysts identify #SyriaHoax as Russian-fueled propaganda

 

SECRET SERVICE

 

Secret Service fires 2 over intrusion

 

SENATE

 

McConnell Tells Newsmax: North Korea Situation Is 'Very Dangerous'  (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)

 

Sheldon Adelson donated to Ted Cruz following GOP convention debacle (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)

 

STATES

 

North Carolina bill: Supreme Court overstepped Constitution and God in legalizing gay ‘marriage’

 

20 people trapped on Six Flags roller coaster

 

SYRIA

 

Syrian First Lady Asma Assad's social media posts reflect 'alternate reality,' critics say

 

Syria airstrike mistakenly kills 18 US-backed fighters

 

TERRORISM

 

Islamic State’s lone-wolf tactics inspire al Qaeda’s most dangerous threat to the West

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

Banks drag FTSE 100 to lower close at end of holiday-shortened week

 

British spies were first to spot Trump team's links with Russia

 

Sterling hits six-week high vs euro, slips against recovering dollar

 

VATICAN

 

Fr. James Martin’s Vatican appointment will only embolden LGBT activists

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Trump: Flip-flop or flexible?

 

After campaigning as a disruptor, Trump shifts policies to conform to Republican establishment

 

Roger Stone: Steve Bannon is 'alone' and 'surrounded'

 

Trump rolls back Obama savings rule for cities and counties

 

Dems demand Jared Kushner's security clearance be revoked

 

 

 

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