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Thursday, April 20, 2017





In Today’s Issue: 




New Republican Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood Abortion Business Emerges


Abortion Activist Steals Pro-Life Sign and Hits Priest With Her Vehicle as She Drove Away


Young Mother Dies Who Refused Cancer Treatment to Save Her Unborn Son’s Life


41 Things You Should Know About Abortions And The Doctors Who Perform Them


Does Planned Parenthood Receive Taxpayer Funding for Abortions? Yes. Here’s How


Cecile Richards: “Planned Parenthood Isn’t the Problem, Planned Parenthood is the Solution”


Judge Lets Planned Parenthood Reopen Dangerous Missouri Abortion Clinics Putting Women at Risk


Federal judge blocks Missouri abortion restrictions


Late-Term Abortion Clinic Accused of Breaking the Law to Sell Body Parts of Aborted Babies


Christian University Cuts Ties With Planned Parenthood After Pro-Life Students Protest


California Senate Committee Passes Bill to Force College Health Centers to Sell Abortion Pills


Abortion Activist Celebrates Birthday with Condom-Stuffed Sen. Pat Toomey Piñata


Tennessee Senate Committee Passes Bill to Ban Late-Term Abortions After 20 Weeks


Vice President Mike Pence Will Headline National Gala for Pro-Life Women’s Group


Alabama Senate Passes Pro-Life Bill Saying There is No Right to Abortion


Texas Baptist convention aligns with groups seeking to limit abortion


Iowa House Passes Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz


Iowa Legislature Passes Bill Banning Late-Term Abortions After 20 Weeks


Senate Democrats Bring Down Branstad Appointees Over Abortion Vote


Gideon Was Given a Chance at Life Because His Mother Rejected Abortion, Now He’s Beating the Odds


This Texas abortion doctor suffers daily threats and protests — here's why he says he'll never leave


What if Flags Flew at Half Staff Each Day to Remember Babies Killed in Abortion?


California campuses would provide abortion pills under proposal


Abortion Activists Create Entire Show Dedicated to Bragging About Their Abortions


Abortion Is 20 Times More Dangerous on TV Than It Is In Real Life


Rauner's abortion bill veto pledge puts issue at early forefront of governor's race (Illinois)


Portland is Getting an Abortion Storytelling Show Hosted by Mary Numair


Democrats Face Backlash From Abortion Activists After “Pro-Life” Candidate Added to “Unity” Rally


Wisconsin lawmakers consider bill banning abortion coverage


“Each Finger Could be Counted:” What a Doctor Saw After Examining a Baby Who Died in a Miscarriage


Tennessee Senate Committee Passes Abortion Bill


Abortion Ship Heads to Pro-Life Mexico to Illegally Give Women Free Abortions


Midwives May Soon be Doing Surgical Abortions For the First Time Ever  (United Kingdom)


UN Says Women Who Want to “Avoid Pregnancy” Should Use Abortion as Family Planning


Alberta promises to offer universal access to the abortion pill   (Canada)




Mired Yet Again in the Swamp of Afghanistan





Power-starved Africa develops appetite for coal, dismisses environmental concerns in West




How a Melting Arctic Changes Everything




Azerbaijan To Provide Georgia With Alternative To Russian Gas In 2017 




ASX lifts on banks, telcos


Dollar lifts on risk appetite


‘Competent English’, 4-year qualification period now for Australian citizenship




Honda says U.S. driver seriously injured in Takata inflator rupture




Bose headphones spy on listeners - lawsuit





TSX gets lift from materials and industrials sectors, Nasdaq posts all-time high


Canadian woman transporting asylum seekers charged with human smuggling


Ontario takes aim at hot housing: 16 changes explained


New tax, rent controls part of Wynne’s plan to protect tenants and homebuyers


Dairy protected 'for good reason,' Trudeau says; Trump calls Canada's actions a 'disgrace'  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


Trump goes after Canada on energy, dairy, lumber


Jury must weigh whether nurse who took Deanna Leblanc off life support caused her death


Radical U.S. environmentalist calls Trudeau ‘stunning hypocrite,’ targets museum's links to oil


$10.2M lawsuit against Calgary Flames, Dennis Wideman filed by injured linesman


Two dead, three injured in B.C. lumber train derailment: RCMP




5 reasons the government might shut down





CDC campaign against opioid abuse takes scared-straight approach to stanch epidemic of overdoses




Ex-CIA officer says she's being forced to testify in Italy on 'rendition'


CIA launches manhunt for Wikileaks leaker who exposed how the agency spies on smartphones, smart televisions and computer systems 




'Colbert Report' returns to salute Bill O'Reilly: 'Stay strong, Papa Bear!'





Deciphering Trump’s Optimism for China’s Xi Jinping (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)


 Like Trump, China Has No Good North Korea Options




The Bay of Pigs 56 Years Later




 N. Korea threatens ‘super-mighty preemptive strike’


When Will Useless Foreign Aid Spending Just End?


Where and Why the MOAB Falls Flat  ("Mother of All Bombs" was the perfect weapon for President Trump to use in Afghanistan – but it would make for a fiasco against Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.)


North Korean Submarine Missile Program Advances


Trump’s ‘armada’ turns toward North Korea as White House defends misleading remarks


How North Korea gets its money


Inside the Ring: Cyber sabotage of North Korea's missiles?


There's no such thing as a failed missile launch: Lessons from North Korea, the post-truth capital of the world


Trump's North Korea pivot


Odd Activity at North Korea Nuclear Test Site: Volleyball




GOP under pressure as tax reform deadline slips


Fearing crackdown, marijuana advocates turn to Congress


More delays could kill the Trump tax cut


Democrats’ ridiculous tax attack




Technology firms urge US court to toss Trump travel ban




A Case of 21,587 Crimes


MS-13 gang: The story behind one of the world's most brutal street gangs


Muslim Screaming “Allahu Akbar” Murders Three In Fresno


'Hollow Points Make A White Devil Body Spin'  (The race hatred behind Muslim Kori Ali Muhammad's rampage in Fresno.)


Teens threw house party after killing grandparents: cops


‘Allahu akbar’ screaming man charged with hate crime in murders


Chemist admits botching crime lab results for nearly a decade


Couple busted for having sex on beach near Mar-a-Lago




Execution delay of 4th  inmate puts in doubt Arkansas’ race to beat drug’s expiration date




Shattered: A New Fairy Tale about How Hillary ‘Forgot’ White Voters


De Blasio Brags About New York Cigarette Price Floor Being Raised To ‘Highest Price In The Country’ (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)


Hillary camp scrambling to find out who leaked embarrassing info


The media’s pathetic cheers for Chelsea Clinton


Democratic Base Wants to Fight, Even When It’s Long Shot


It's a shame top Democrats are too afraid to challenge de Blasio   (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)





Mentally challenged border-hopping shoplifting DREAMer deported





The Horribly Dehumanizing Language People Use to Describe Babies With Down Syndrome




Stocks rise on solid earnings, tax optimism; Nasdaq closes at record


U.S. Stocks Jump on Tax Bets as Treasuries Slump: Markets Wrap


Dollar strengthens as Mnuchin touts bipartisan support for debt ceiling deal


Asian stocks set for cautious start on weak U.S. cues


Gold ends with small gain


Stocks Climb as Japan Data Spur Growth Optimism: Markets Wrap


Disparaging Free Markets — Despite Their Superior Results




Berkeley Reverses Decision To Cancel Ann Coulter Speech


Brown University Uses ‘Gender-Inclusive’ ‘They’ for Acceptance Letters


Is Change Ahead for Title IX?


The Anti-Free Speech Movement


Illinois and Everyone Else (Support for public higher education rose in 33 states and declined in 17 in 2016 -- including a massive drop in Illinois.)


How to Talk Like a Social Justice Campus Crybully


If the Ratio Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It (Is an eight-to-one student-faculty ratio one to be cherished or seen as a luxury few colleges can afford? Debate at Whitman illustrates the tensions.)


Campus Fascism Rising


Berkeley Cancels Ann Coulter (University cites safety concerns and says she can come in the fall. She vows to show up next week, as scheduled.)


Berkeley cancels Ann Coulter speech; conservative commentator vows to appear anyway


Whittier Law School Won't Enroll New Students  (After college announces decision by board, law school denounces the move.)


‘Publishing While Female’ (Female economists write papers that are more readable than those produced by their male counterparts but take significantly longer to get published, study finds.)




Analysis: Republicans face a Trump problem as they look to 2018 contests




Oil ends mixed, with U.S. prices down as domestic output concerns persist


Energy Prices


Here’s what Venezuela’s deepening crisis means for oil prices


Exxon will not say if it is seeking waiver from Russia sanctions


Coal Museum Sees the Future; Trump Doesn’t




History of EPA Employee Misconduct Could Result in Layoffs




Peter Singer: Sexually Assaulting Mentally Disabled People Isn’t That Bad Because They Can’t Comprehend It




A Trip to Moscow Put a Trump Adviser on the F.B.I.’s Radar




Wells Fargo CEO Says Ousting Majority of Board Would Be ‘Crazy’




Trump and his aides sow confusion by sending mixed signals on foreign affairs




Gunman in Paris shooting identified


Islamic State claims Paris attack that killed policeman


French stocks jump by the most in 7 weeks as election nears


French Jews put off by Le Pen now worry about another presidential candidate


A youth revolt in France boosts the far right


Islamic State claims Paris attack that killed policeman


Macron Wants to Change France. Will Voters Let Him?


Trial opens for 20 suspected of grenade attack on French Jewish store


How an ‘Islamic’ bar became a French election scandal




Don’t give up on the reflation trade just yet, says Deutsche Bank


Climate change will fuel terrorism recruitment, report for German foreign office says




Memo To Trump: Run, Don't Walk, From The Destructive Paris Climate Treaty


Surprise us, Mr. President, and embrace the Paris climate agreement




 Donald Trump and the GOP's enduring 'O'Reilly factor'




Feds to provide $485M in grants to combat opioid epidemic


The Single Payer Health Care Insurance Trap (Many Democrat politicians along with a significant number of reporters support a single payer system or Medicare for all as the goal for health care in the United States. Fools!)


Donald Trump Threatens to Sabotage Obamacare




Is the city giving up on protecting infants from herpes?   (New York City)




Maxine Waters: Bill O'Reilly needs psychological help  (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)


Why is Chaffetz suddenly retiring from Congress? One word: Ambition.  (US Representative of Utah Jason Chaffetz (R)


‘Resist Trump’ Is An Expensive Flop In Georgia


Rep. Brat confident GOP on brink of health-care consensus  (US Representative of Virginia David Brat(R)


Democrats’ all-too-telling love for Maxine Waters (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)


Georgia Didn’t Affirm Trump




Montes a dubious poster boy for activists fighting Trump’s immigration policies


Seattle shocker as council doles tax bucks to help illegals fight deportation


Trump blasts foreign worker program — at company that pays below-average wages to foreign workers




India's Top Court Orders Trial of BJP Leaders Over 1992 Mosque Demolition


India bans use of red beacon lights on cars




Pence: US, Indonesia ‘Share Many Common Values’   (Vice-President Mike Pence)




CIA, FBI search for mole who gave top secret docs to Wikileaks




Parents don't want to face the truth about kids & the Web



Brexit: Unpredictable outcome poses risk to global stability, says IMF




Ahmadinejad barred from Iran elections as council picks candidates  (Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad)


Lawmakers Say Iran's Larijani Rejects Call To Bar Religious Minorities From Elections


Time To Reveal Obama’s Secret Side Deals With Iran




Ameen Mukdad, the Iraqi violinist who plays in Mosul as troops battle ISIS


Unrelenting Islamic State fighters make endgame in Mosul frustratingly tough and bloody




Muslims wants 'blasphemers' prosecuted ... worldwide!


Fresno’s Muslim community on alert after shooting




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Thursday, April 20, 2017)


Roger Waters’ new album features track inspired by Palestinian poet


Sick Palestinian prisoner transferred to hospital as mass hunger strike enters 4th day


Hamas taunts bereaved parents in Hebrew video, claims their sons are alive


Israeli forces raid home of slain Palestinian, summon family members for interrogation


State said leaning toward indictment for Sara Netanyahu (Wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Pro-Israel lobbies in London launch campaign to prevent screening of Marwan Barghouthi biopic (Convicted murderer and terrorist-“Palestinian” leader Marwan Barghouthi)


Netanyahu: Obama Warned Me Against Sending Troops into Gaza


Reform and Conservative Judaism left out of new Israeli pluralism index


Israelis hold barbecue outside prison holding hunger-striking Palestinians


Hezbollah gives reporters grand tour of new Israeli defenses


Fatah leader: Fatah and Hamas agree Israel has no right to exist


US defense secretary arrives in Israel for two-day visit


PMW submitted complaint to the Israeli police against the Israeli Arab Hadash party


Gun attack damages Red Cross offices in Hebron, none hurt


Israel Warns Citizens on North Korea: Stay Away from Danger Zone!


Gaza hospitals on verge of blackout amid energy crisis


Palestinians clash with security forces outside West Bank (Judea and Samaria) prison


Israeli Students’ Duchifat-2 Small Satellite Launched by NASA


Israel to get 3 more F-35 jets on Sunday, army says


Israel ambassador to the UN slams PA


Where will the new US Ambassador to Israel live?


Through a photography class, first exposure for Israeli, Palestinian kids


'Israeli man jailed, wife and four children left alone


Abbas ready to meet Netanyahu ‘anytime’ in Washington  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


Auschwitz survivor recounts her harrowing story to Israeli pres.


Texas House of Representatives unanimously passes anti-BDS bill


New York Times Exonerates Palestinian Arch Terrorist




The Left's Ultimate Plan Revealed




More than half of US adults have tried marijuana: poll


The rise of marijuana in the US


Free pot giveaway outside U.S. Capitol on 4/20




Fox News Takes Sharp Left Turn


What do we do now at 8:00 PM? (In the case of O’Reilly, they all seem to have all lined up.)


Patriots smack down New York Times for fake news claim that fewer turned out for Trump visit than di


MSNBC's Scarborough: The Democrats Failed In Georgia Special Election (And Retaking The House Is Still A Tall Order)


Sponsors Ditch Bill O’Reilly, Partner With Bill Clinton


Why Rupert Murdoch had no choice but to pull the plug on Bill O'Reill


Bill O'Reilly breaks silence on his ouster from Fox News


O'Reilly: Women's claims 'completely unfounded'


Bill O'Reilly Exits Fox After Sexual Harassment Scandal


He helped build Fox News into a juggernaut. What's next for Bill O'Reilly?


Bill O’Reilly and the Upside of Corporate Cowardice


The new king of prime time: Tucker Carlson to get O'Reilly's 8pm slot just THREE months after taking over from Megyn Kelly


Famous moments from Bill O'Reilly's career


Two NEW women accuse Bill O'Reilly of harassment hours after he is formally fired from Fox News


O’Reilly’s Exit Will Test the Loyalties of Fox’s Audience


'We part ways due to completely unfounded claims': Defiant Bill O'Reilly issues statement insisting he did NOTHING wrong and wishes Fox News 'the best' after being fired after Murdoch sons turn on him


Bill O’Reilly’s downfall teaches a wonderful lesson to working women


Bill O’Reilly is out, but don’t get too excited


O’Reilly Out at Fox News as Harassment Claims Pile Up


'Victory statement': Foes applaud O'Reilly's ouster


Lawyer: O'Reilly Victim of a 'Brutal Character Assassination'


Fired O'Reilly's name is ERASED from his Fox show as fill-in Dana Perino gives a brief goodbye to the 'undisputed king of cable news'




Possible Trump trip to Saudi Arabia next month being discussed





US Navy makes nude photo sharing a punishable offense


Top U.S. General: ISIS Chemical Attack Had Zero Impact on Iraqi, American Troops


Defense Secretary Mattis Arrives in Cairo


Keep US ground forces out of Middle East conflicts


Analysts See US Military Response to N. Korea Nuclear Test as Unlikely


Could China or Russia hack America's nuclear arsenal?


Body of missing Marine found near rugged hiking trail in Hawaii


Air Force releases details on crash that killed U-2 instructor pilot


Army tests drone-killing lasers as threat grows on the battlefield


USS Carl Vinson deployment extends by month as group sails toward Korea


Army crew chief killed in crash lived dream on Black Hawks


After years apart, military father and son catch up in Afghanistan




Pakistan Supreme Court Rules Sharif Can Stay In Power




The rot of political correctness




Are Democrats Smarter Than Republicans?


U.S. Green Party goes All in for 1 religion




Limbaugh: O’Reilly Departure Was Not ‘Natural’ — It Was A ‘Campaign’




Russia's Secretive Floating Nuclear Power Plant Making Waves In St. Petersburg


Moscow rejects MSM reports on ‘Russia blocking’ UNSC condemnation of N. Korea missile test


100 Years After Revolution, Most Russians Say Lenin Played Positive Role: Poll


FSB Chief Says Russian Authorities Know Who Ordered Subway Bombing


Kadyrov: West will use every resource to bring Russia to its knees (Exclusive)


Soyuz Capsule Heading For ISS With U.S., Russian Astronauts Aboard


Russia claims it can wipe out US Navy with single 'electronic bomb'


Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov denies arrest and abuse of gays


Putin’s think tank may have hatched plan for Trump victory  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)





The March for Science could save lives




Secret Service further restricts public access to southern fence at White House




Bernie Sanders, King of Dysfunction Junction  (US Senator of Vermont Bernard Sanders (I-Socialist)


Lindsey Graham heaps praise on Trump: 'I am all in'


Philadelphia Activists Smash Pat Toomey Piñata Filled With Condoms, Sex Candy  (US Senator of Pennsylvania  Pat Toomey (R)


Trump to meet with Palestinian president  (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)





Anita Hill: No more excuses for sexual harassment



George Will: The Battle Against Sex Trafficking Of Minors




Why Facebook blocks porn — but lets you watch a murder




Colombia landslide kills at least 17 as rains lash Andes




Free Trade With South Korea Is Working




An asteroid won’t hit Earth today. But what would happen if it did?





Aaron Hernandez had Bible verse scrawled on his forehead


Aaron Hernandez 'wrote bible verse John 3:16 on his forehead and smoked synthetic marijuana before taking his life in his prison cell'


Aaron Hernandez was no innocent bystander during his bloodstained life


Fight for Aaron's millions: The families of Aaron Hernandez's victims go to war over his estate - including a $3.5m Patriots bonus - as Odin Lloyd's mom says the NFL star's suicide was 'another form of justice'


Patriots curiously fight with NY Times over Trump crowd size


The spectacular rise and fall of Aaron Hernandez: How a boy from a loving family threw away his incredible talent to live like a gangster after going off the rails when his father died


Hernandez's death brings chilling end to tragedy


Absent Tom Brady, the Patriots and the president celebrate a Super Bowl


NHL Scoreboard


MLB Scoreboard


NBA Scoreboard





Rewarding Public Employees With New Tax Hikes on the Private Sector (California)


The Nightmare Scenario for Florida’s Coastal Homeowners


Yes California leader makes own Calexit; secessionists renew movement without Russian ties


California plans to 'strangle voices of conscience' on 1 hot-button issue


Bill would end immunity for cops who have sex with hookers


Cuomo signals again that the swamp won (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)




Tillerson Faults Iran Nuclear Accord as U.S. Plans New Review  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)


Tillerson warns ‘unchecked Iran’ could be as bad as North Korea




“I Would Expect a Supreme Court Resignation This Summer,” Top Republican Says


Justices express sympathy with church barred from state playground-repair program


The Supreme Court jumps into a playground fight over a phony war on religion




Syria moves all its fighter jets to Russian base


Syria evacuations bring Damascus-area town under state control


France says it has proof Assad carried out chemical attack  (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)


A sober look at the confusion in Assad’s Syria  (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)


Assad still has tons of chemical weapons: Israel




Off-duty Santa Monica police officer travels from LAX to Taiwan with gun in carry-on bag





Poll: Voters support controversial border-adjustment tax


Beware the Universal Basic Income




Bill Gates warns biological terror attack could wipe out 30 million people and be more destructive than a nuclear attack





Why Thailand’s military is trying to erase me from the Internet




The Transgender Madness Has Got to Stop




Turkish election board rejects calls to annul referendum result


Erdogan Moves Closer to Making Turkey an Islamic State  (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)


Uncertainty in Turkey 




Labor Official Earning $380K Crowdfunds Legal Defense for Corruption Probe


Report: Taxpayers Potentially Paid Thousands of Union Officials



FTSE 100 logs first gain in 5 days 


Will Britain’s Labour lose the Jews again in 7 weeks?


Theresa May accuses opposition leaders of seeking to divide UK  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)


Gina Miller :Campaigner to launch tactical voting initiative against hard Brexit


General Election 2017: MPs back Theresa May’s plan for a snap poll on June 8


Bill Gates urging UK to protect


Uber :Company wins right to appeal against ruling that UK drivers are workers


General election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn vows to 'change poll's course'


Tories appeal to Scottish tactical voters to block indyref2


Police prepared to shoot terrorist attack drivers


Top Republican Paul Ryan assures UK of US trade ties in London visit


Theresa May agrees to BBC Question Time-style question and answer televised election debate but not head-to-head with rival leaders




Nikki Haley urges UN to shift its criticism from Israel to Iran (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)




Glorious socialist utopia of Venezuela illegally seizes GM factory


Venezuela Protests Escalate, Keeping Caracas on Edge


Venezuela's Opposition Seeks to Keep Pressure on Maduro


Venezuelan protests against government leave two students dead in 'mother of all marches'


Venezuelans March as Maduro Comes Under Increasing Scrutiny




Trump Wants Obamacare Bill and to Keep Government Running


Trump: Paris shooting looks like another terrorist attack


Trump raps Iran for violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal


Trump using China-centric approach on North Korea


Donald Trump: A Simple Man


White House blocks access to southern fence


Trump's campaign legal fees top $4 million


White House Aware of ‘Potential Negative Impacts’ of Iran Deal Review


Trump’s missing 90-day cyber plan


Report: Trump Rolls Back $60 Billion More in Regulatory Savings


Donald Trump gets his 100-day report card


Trump gets high marks on fighting terrorism, lower grades on healthcare, climate change


President Trump Faces North Korea’s Nuclear Threat


Pence to visit largest mosque in Southeast Asia    (Vice-President Mike Pence)


Donald Trump forgets Paul Ryan's name and calls him Ron twice


Trump turns focus to veterans, signs extension for choice in health care


Roger Stone helped Donald Trump get elected president. Now he’s helping himself.


White House sends guidance to agencies, readies for government shutdown


No, Mr. President, you can’t do what you want


The risks of the Trump administration hollowing out American leadership


Donald Trump signs extension of veterans' choice health care bill


Media Do Their Best To Turn Trump's 100-Day 'Honeymoon' Into Hell


Rob Gronkowski crashed Sean Spicer’s press briefing  (White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer)


Sheldon Adelson Gave $5 Million for Trump Inauguration


Mr. Trump Plays by His Own Rules (or No Rules)


Mike Pence: WH Moving to 'Isolate' NKorea After Failed Test  (Vice-President Mike Pence)



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