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Sunday, April 15, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Abortion foes seize on chance to overturn Roe

 

Senate passes list of questions for abortion reasons up to Gov. Ducey’s desk(Arizona)

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Clashes Erupt Between Afghan and Pakistani Border Forces

 

Attacks in Afghanistan Leave Dozens Dead and 2 Schools Burned

 

26 security officers killed in attacks across Afghanistan

 

AFRICA

 

EU financier eyes Africa

 

Christians in Sudan Charged in Defense of Church Property Case

 

AUSTRALIA

 

China Eyes Australian Donkey Exports

 

Australia is nearing 1 million new jobs in 5 years — here's what that looks like

 

Australia bushfire threatens Sydney suburbs homes

 

CANADA

 

Canada's Trudeau ready to offer aid to ensure pipeline is built  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Syrian refugees in 10 cities donate blood to show thanks to Canada

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China Joins Russia, Iran in Condemning U.S. Strike on Syria…

 

China Is Moving into the Indian Ocean

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Syria strikes may complicate US-North Korea summit

 

US message for North Korea in strike on Syria

 

CONGRESS

 

Poll: Support slips for Democratic-controlled Congress

 

COURTS

 

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer says Michael Cohen will be indicted within 90 days

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Two black men were arrested waiting at a Starbucks. Now the company, police are on the defensive.

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Aren't Democrats Lucky? (For the Time Being, Anyway)  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller is riding the Democrats' lucky star for now.  It won't last forever.)

 

Trey Gowdy Has Some Advice For Trump On How To Handle Rod Rosenstein (US Representative of South Carolina Trey Gowdy (R)/ Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)

 

EDUCATION

 

Revealed: Oregon public university president receives a $76,111 A MONTH taxpayer-funded pension

Wisconsin Professor Says Firing Shows Anti-Conservative Bias 

Colorado teachers to walk out, rally lawmakers for more education funding

 

FAST FOOD INDUSTRY

 

'Creepy' Chick-fil-A slammed by writer claiming the chain is 'infiltrating' NYC

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

James Comey gives first interview since President Trump fired him  (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

ABC News: Comey says his belief Clinton would win election 'a factor' in email probe  (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

 

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC)

 

FCC rejects Senate Democrats’ plea to investigate Sinclair for ‘news distortion’

 

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)

 

Check your eggs! 200 million eggs recalled over salmonella fears

 

FRANCE

 

Macron: France persuaded Trump to strike in Syria  (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

GERMANY

 

Merkel backs 'necessary and appropriate' Syria strikes  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Glick: Germany Abets a New World War

 

Russia-West 'alienation' is worrying: German president

 

GOP

They don't want black folks voting': Biden slams GOP voter ID push in Al Sharpton interview, attacks Trump's 'lie'

Barbara Bush in failing health

 

HEALTH CARE

 

How Profiteers Lure Women Into Often-Unneeded Surgery

 

 

HOLOCAUST

 

…Holocaust Survivor: Trump Would’ve Bombed Concentration Camps…

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Paul Ryan: James Comey a man of integrity ‘as far as I know’ (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)/ (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

INDIA

 

Rapes of Young Girls Trigger Protests in India

 

India says will not take sides in US-China trade spat

 

IRAN

 

Analysis: The case for int’l action against Iran in Syria

 

Why Iran won’t cut back on its missile program

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Sunday, April 15, 2018)

 

Barghouti tells Abbas to stand firm, Trump and his peace plan will soon be gone  (Convicted murderer and terrorist-“Palestinian” leader Marwan Barghouthi/“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

'We will destroy all of Hamas's tunnels'

 

At 10th J Street conference, Trump and Netanyahu seen as peas in a rotten pod

 

Saudi Arabia pledges $200m to support Islamic endowment and international relief programs in Palestine

 

Israel reveals how it’s winning the battle against Hamas’s Gaza attack tunnels

 

Gaza’s Latest Export: The Firebomb Kite

 

PM’s envoy to Uganda to return to Israel, apparently without deal on migrants

 

‘Mission Accomplished’ In Syria Would Be Blessing For Assad, Spell Trouble For Israel

 

Drowned baby’s mother: ‘Divine voice’ told me to submerge ‘son of Messiah’

 

Cops use stun grenades as hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews riot in Jerusalem

 

Saudi King Salman Insists ‘East Jerusalem Must Be Capital of Palestinian State’

 

Israel to pump nearly $120m into Dead Sea communities facing sinkholes

 

Iron Dome Voted ‘Greatest Israeli Invention’ of All Time

 

In U-turn, Netanyahu said to reject ‘extreme’ draft of High Court override bill  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

4 Palestinians, 2 teenagers, killed after Israeli artillery fire targets auto rickshaw

 

Pelted with rocks, IDF soldiers fire in air during violent outpost demolition (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Israeli forces open fire on fishermen off Gaza coast, forcing them to return to shore

 

Israel wins second-largest number of cybersecurity deals globally

 

At least 9 injured with live fire as Israel suppresses ongoing Gaza protests

 

Ethiopian Jew participating in Bible Quiz gets Israeli residency

 

Israeli settlers break into and torch Palestinian mosque in Nablus area

 

Former Mossad chief: We must take the Iranian threats very seriously

 

LEBANON

 

The Latest: Hezbollah Leader Lambasts Strikes on Syria  (Hezbollah terrorist leader Hassan Nasrallah)

 

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia boost military relationship

 

Saudi King condemns Iran amid Arab divisions over Syria strikes

 

The United States, Turkey And Israel Are Working To Destabilize The Middle East 

 

MILITARY

 

20 soldiers battle to become 2ID’s best warriors

 

Warship ruse and new stealth missiles: How the Syria attack unfolded

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

 

NASA's new program looks for 'signatures of life'  

 

PAKISTAN

 

Two Christians killed in drive-by shooting outside a church in Pakistan

 

Gunman shoots at house of Pakistan Supreme Court judge

 

Chinese investment risks Pakistan running into debt trap: Husain Haqqani

 

India lodges protest with Pakistan for blocking consular access to Sikh pilgrims

 

 

RUSSIA

 

Putin: Further attacks on Syria would lead to ‘chaos’ (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Russian oil producers to make money from China’s yuan-backed crude futures – analysts

 

Actions similar to coalition strikes in Syria will lead to chaos in international relations – Putin

 

Russia launches cyberwar on UK as Macron offers to mediate Syria crisis 

 

How Will Moscow Respond to the Syria Strikes?

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

How to Defend the Second Amendment

 

NRA Announces Drive to Sign Up 100,000 New Members in 100 Days

 

 

SENATE

 

Arpaio Wants to Advance Trump’s Agenda in US Senate

 

Senators Prepare For Trump's Secretary Of State Pick To Get Shot Down

 

Syria strike ‘w-ithin our national interest and justified,’ independent senator says  (US Senator of Maine Angus S King Jr.  (I)

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Facebook Is Breaking A Promise, And Now Conservatives Are Paying The Price

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Offer to Withdraw America's Troops from South Korea to Seal a Nuclear Deal with the North

 

STATES

 

Northwest States Do Best, Southeast Worst in New Social Capital Measure

 

State residents will soon need 'travel ID' to board planes

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

How Much of Our Liberty Will SCOTUS Take Away in the Microsoft Case?

 

SYRIA

 

Incredible moment US fast-attack submarine launches a tomahawk missile to join air strikes against Syria

 

Survivors of a chemical attack in Syria tell their stories for the first time

 

‘Mission Accomplished’ In Syria Would Be Blessing For Assad, Spell Trouble For Israel

 

Nagel: Attack on Syria says there are limits to what will be tolerated

 

TAIWAN

 

Taiwan battles a brain drain as China aims to woo young talent

 

Asia’s Bastion of Free Speech? Move Aside, Hong Kong, It’s Taiwan Now.

 

Trump's ill-advised fraternization of Taiwan

 

 

TURKEY

 

Turkish Tyrant Erdogan Rejoices At News Of Syria Attack As He Prepares Turkey For A Return To Her Ottoman Ways  (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

U.S. pastor held in Turkey for his Christian faith, lawyer says

 

A 'secret war' between Turkey and Greece just turned deadly after a long history of dogfights over the Aegean Sea

 

‘Massive Backsliding’: Turkey Bid to Join EU Bloc Doomed Says New Evaluation

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

US preparing new sanctions on Russia for covering up Syrian regime’s use of chemical weapons: Haley  (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)

 

Chemical weapons attack ‘could easily happen’ in U.S., Nikki Haley warns

 

US priority is to ensure Iran does not ‘take over’ Syria, Haley says

 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Trump's Red Line  ("Putin's president" sends the Russians running for cover in Syria.)

 

Trump assails Comey in tweetstorm, suggests ex-FBI director deserves 'jail'(Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

Trump's Syria Attack: Praiseworthy or Bad Precedent?

 

Trump assails Comey in tweetstorm, suggests ex-FBI director deserves 'jail'

 

Poll: Trump Hits Highest Approval Since First 100 Days  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: In an interview with MSNBC on Sunday, US Representative of California Ted Lieu (D) said Trump’s approval rating is down.  The lying Marxist Democrats cannot focus on policy but lies.)

 

How far will Trump go in Syria?

 

Sanders 'not aware' of any plans to fire Mueller, Rosenstein  (White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders)

 

Bolton not done resetting Trump national security team  (National Security Adviser John Bolton)

 

Trump Attacks Comey, Calling Him ‘Slippery’ and a ‘Liar’

 

Trump: Attorney client privilege 'a thing of the past'

 

Trump assails Comey in tweetstorm, suggests ex-FBI director deserves 'jail' (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

Trump defends 'Mission Accomplished!' tweet

 

Trump Attacks Comey, Calling Him ‘Slippery’ and a ‘Liar’

 

What Does Trump Believe Is America's Mission in Syria?

 

 

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