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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 240  YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Democrat Party Chair Says There’s No Place for Pro-Life Democrats, But 23% of Democrats are Pro-Life

 

Scamming the Pro-Life Movement

 

Breast Cancer Group Hires New CEO From Planned Parenthood, Whose Abortions Raise the Cancer Risk

 

‘Out-of-touch’ Democrats downplay abortion in bid win back blue-collar voters

 

Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Wins Webby Award as “Best Charitable Organization”

 

How America feels about abortion

 

Colorado Abortion Activists Celebrate 50 Years of Killing Babies in Abortion as First to Legalize It

 

Abortion question opens rift among Democrats over direction of party

 

Indiana Governor Signs Bill Protecting Parental Rights, Stops Secret Abortions on Teen Girls

 

Minnesota House backs ban on state dollars for abortion

 

Minnesota House Passed Bill to Ban Taxpayer Funding of Abortions

 

Abortion Restrictions Pass Missouri House

 

Massachusetts Abortions Drop 11 Percent as More Babies Saved From Abortions

 

Indian Immigrants Use Abortion To Enforce Male Sex Preference

 

Missouri House Passes Bill to Stop Selling the Body Parts of Aborted Babies

 

College dispenses morning-after pill in vending machine

 

Let’s Compare Studies To See If Abortion Really Harms Women’s Mental Health

 

Love: The Christian Answer to Abortion

 

New Study Finds Misinformation About Abortion Pervades Across Television

 

Honduras Should Give Women More Access to Abortion

 

Swedish midwife to take abortion beliefs fight to higher European Court

 

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

This is what’s left after the ‘Mother of all Bombs’ hit Afghanistan

 

AFRICA

 

The unknown story of Moroccan Holocaust survivors

 

North Africa Is Entering Utter Chaos And Anarchy, And Its Thanks To American Foreign Policy

 

Muslims Threaten Christian Pastor With Death After They Murder His Mother, Destroy His Church, His House And His Farm  (Uganda)

 

3 African countries chosen to test 1st malaria vaccine

 

Democratic Republic of the Congo Video appears to show murder of two UN experts

 

Libya Warring sides reach diplomatic breakthrough in Rome

 

AIRLINES

 

Officer in United Airlines confrontation tells his side of the story

 

Customers have their say on U.S. airlines' job performance

 

Police report says passenger fought with officers before he was pulled from United flight

 

American Airlines passenger explains why he defended mom hit with stroller

 

How Chicago airport cop tried to claim United passenger 'fell' into the armrest and then 'let Dr Dao go because he claimed to have diabetes - only for him to run back onto the plane yelling 'you'll have to kill me'

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Trump aide Gorka walks out after grilling on ties to anti-Semitic group

  

Trump Vows to Confront Anti-Semitism, Hatred

 

US college campuses are ‘hotbed’ of anti-Semitism

 
AUSTRALIA

 

Catholic Bishops Blast Attempt to Legalize Assisted Suicide in Australia: It’s the Opposite of Health Care

 

Buying the Pound and Selling the Australian Dollar: A ‘Long Trade’ that Keeps Giving

 

Budget could see 4500 more public service jobs cut

 

Melbourne weather: Cold front to bring rain, snow and hail

 

Minimum wage for temporary visa holders falls behind inflation

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Fully Compliant in Bringing Down VW

 

BORDER SECURITY

 

Bulk Cash Pays for the Wall  (Eighteen to 39 billion dollars is smuggled annually across our southern border in the form of bulk cash.  A relatively small increase in seizures could pay for the border wall. )

 

Conway: Border Wall Remains ‘Very Important Priority’

 

Trump's border wall faces another challenge with Indian reservation

 

Trump’s border-wall fantasy is crumbling

 

 

CANADA

 

TSX posts 2-month high as energy, lumber shares rally

 

Trudeau’s Reward for Courting Trump Is a Trade War on Lumber  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

How did Canada become Public Enemy No 1 in Donald Trump’s trade war?

 

Canada determined to fight back as softwood lumber duties begin anew

 

Our tax filing system is a byzantine hellscape: Here’s why it doesn’t need to be that way

 

Naked, bruised body in woods looked like sexual homicide

 

When pointing to CBC's anti-Israel bias, there are always plenty of examples

 

'I want someone to take my pain': Woman set on fire by husband denied home insurance payout

 

Ontario police investigating Reddit video of woman taking parcel from a porch in broad daylight

 

Trump to Canada: 'We will not stand for this. Watch!'

 

Like a 'typical day in Beijing' — bad marks for air quality in Toronto subways

 

Toronto lawyer says $1B of Ontario investors' money lost in syndicated mortgages

 

Planned closure of hundreds of social housing units called 'failure' of governments as waiting list grows

 

Trump Readies A Trade War With … Canada?

 

Ontario urged to track foster kids after they leave care

 

Donald Trump Announces 20 Percent Import Tax on Canadian Softwood Lumber

 

Canada braces for ‘tough times’ in U.S. lumber dispute

 

Canada’s top imam: “Jihad will continue until the Day of Judgment”

 

Toronto lawyer suspended after client deported for not applying on time

 

U.S. to launch punitive tariffs on Canadian lumber

 

‘Child care cannot wait,’ advocates say ahead of Ontario budget

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China's hidden debt stirs angst

 

A China-Russia Alliance?

 

Communist Government Is Stunned And Left Helpless As Tens Of Millions Of Chinese Embrace Christ As Their Savior

 

Chinese equities wilt under capital crackdown

 

Exposing the true colors of China’s growth snap back

 

 

COMMUNIST CUBA

 

Fidel’s Cuba Leaves Indelible Scars  (Late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro)

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

[Interview] USS Carl Vinson raises risk of Kim's miscalculation (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

U.S., Allies Preparing 'Shock Therapy' for N.Korea

 

Is N. Korea freaked out by surge of US strike assets?

 

There are no easy answers for a nuclear North Korea

 

North Korea reportedly holds live-fire drill as US nuclear-powered sub approaches

 

We Can Defang the North Korean Threat

 

No, North Korea Isn’t "Super-Mighty"

 

Americans Arrested in North Korea Remain Pawns in Nuclear Standoff

 

North Korea marks military anniversary with artillery, not missiles

 

Even sports news in North Korea is bizarre

 

US citizens held in North Korea see diminished hope of freedom amid rising tensions

 

Dwindling Time for U.S. Action as North Korea Hoards Bombs

 

 

CONGRESS

 

Congress Should Resist Cotton Cronyism in Upcoming Spending Measures

 

Capitol Hill correspondents committee declines to credential Breitbart

 

Clock ticking on efforts to avoid government shutdown

 

Republicans in Congress push for religious liberty executive order

 

Spending Bill Was Going to Be Easy. Then It Hit a Wall.

 

Poll: Disapproval growing of Paul Ryan, GOP Congress  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

The Democrats delivered one thing in the past 100 days: disappointment  (Cornel West)

 

Washington worries Trump tax plan will be light on details

 

CONSTITUTION

 

Bill Nye finds call for science funding in Constitution

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

Yahoo execs including Mayer are out in Verizon's new Oath leadership team

 

COURTS

 

Trump’s Sanctuary Cities Order Blocked by Federal Judge

 

Muslim charged with beating woman with U.S. flag skips court

 

Man guilty of killing ex-FSU mascot over gumbo spices

 

Cohen launches legal action against BuzzFeed for publishing ‘completely fabricated’ dossier

 

Why Chobani is suing Alex Jones, right-wing radio host

 

Ex-beauty queen pleads guilty in child porn case

 

Girls night out ends with fatal shooting

 

Lawsuit filed against Berkeley for canceling Ann Coulter speech

 

New Jersey teen pleads GUILTY in horrific murder of 19-year-old former classmate - and will testify against a friend accused of murdering her

 

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Sikhs Hope to Reduce Hate Crimes with Ad Campaign About Their Faith

 

Reporters Sleep as 60 Black People Rob a BART Train in Oakland

 

The Fresno Killer, Media Subterfuge, and Jihadi Privilege  (What do the media do when an openly racist black Muslim kills three white men while chanting "Allahu akbar"?  What they always do.)

 

Documents reveal where teacher planned to take girl before his arrest

 

7 tricks fraudsters use to entrap the elderly

 

Woman killed by alleged drunk-driving detective was designated driver

 

2 dead in apparent murder-suicide in Dallas: Police

 

NH treats overdoses as crime scenes, targets drug dealers

 

Love-triangle boyfriend 'executes his Russian girlfriend in the woods after his other lover told him it's her or me'

 

Slain woman's Fitbit used in murder case against husband

 

Gone in 30 seconds: Mob of up to 60 juveniles robs passengers on BART train, officials say (California)

 

Would-be kidnapper messed with the wrong 8-year-old girl

 

Pro-Trump couple who shot a protester outside a Milo Yiannopoulos event are charged with assault after 'provoking confrontation' with their victim

 

 

DEATH-PENALTY

 

In a Rush to Use Expiring Drugs, Arkansas Executed Two Men on Monday

 

Killer tells the woman who saw him rape and murder her mother 22 years ago 'I'm sorry' in sickening plea for forgiveness as Arkansas puts him to death in America's first double execution in 17 years

 

Arkansas executes 2 inmates on the same gurney, hours apart

 

Arkansas executes one inmate in first double-execution in U.S. since 2000

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

100 days of Democratic rage

 

DNC chair Perez criticized for frequent swearing  (Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez)

 

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Obama: 'If You Had Pictures of Everything I Had Done When I Was in High School, I Probably Would Not Have Been President

 

Racist Obama Caused Dems' Downfall, Not Hillary

 

Obama’s $400,000 Cantor Speech Makes Him Wall Street's Newest Fat Cat

 

Who Really Controls the Modern Democratic Party?

 

De Blasio’s Cigarette Tax Is Moralizing — Not Sound Policy  (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

Wikileaks Reveals Hillary Clinton Censored Her Team’s Affirmation of the Armenian Genocide

 

Obama Vows To Continue Community-Organizing America

 

Mural of Michelle Obama stirs debate

 

Obama’s OFA Army presenting him as Current President

 

How Democrats Came to Feel Nostalgic for George W. Bush

 

Obama Vows To Continue Community-Organizing America

 

Obama says immigration opponents aren’t ‘automatically racist’

           

Obama Democratic Club Member Campaigns Against "Greedy Jewish Landlords"

 

Obama blames current political climate on social media and cable news

 

Obama to beef up his shadow presidency (Will jump into political fray if Trump crosses 'red lines.')

 

The one thing missing from Obama's speech

 

Chelsea Clinton tweets 'reminder' that she's 'not running for anything'

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

21 state AGs denounce DeVos for ending student loan reform (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)

 

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Obama Admin Mishandled Thousands of Citizenship Applications Before 2016 Election

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Former AG to testify next month in Russia probe

 

Marijuanalujah? Jeff Sessions and the cannabis conundrum  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

 

ECONOMY

 

Caterpillar, McDonald's, Goldman contribute more than half of Dow's 230-point rally

 

Markets Are Surging for the Second Day in a Row

 

Nasdaq breaches 6,000 as earnings power Wall Street higher

 

A big chunk of the Dow industrials’ gains have come from earnings

 

Where the feds deem $100,000 "low income"

 

Dollar advances vs. yen, slides against euro, pound

 

Asia stocks, euro steady as markets pause for breath after French election

 

Asian Stocks Gain After Global Rally; Yen Weakens: Markets Wrap

 

10-year Treasury yield back above 2.3% as investors shun havens

 

Robert Samuelson: Trump's Stock Boom — Illusion Or Reality?

 

Zombies of Voodoo Economics

 

Gold ends at a more-than-2-week low as risky assets draw demand

 

EDUCATION

 

NYU Professor ‘Defends’ Free Speech On Campus…By Saying There Should Be None

 

The Cowards of Academia

 

San Diego schools launch effort against Islamophobia

 

It’s Time to Crush Campus Censorship

 

Black students at Pomona College demand hiring of sociologist be rescinded because she is white

 

Oxford University: Avoiding Eye Contact Is Racist

 

The Un-Free Speech Movement at Berkeley


New College Crime Bill Deputizes Professors as Campus Security, Further Federalizes Campus Rape Investigations, and Adds Huge Fines for Schools That Don't Comply

 

What Comes After Whittier Shutdown?  (Plans to close law school spark questions about future shutdowns and worries about impact on student access.)

 

America’s Education System and the Lesson of Competition

 

Past as Prologue  (Controversy over Alice Goffman's book lives on, with students at Pomona saying the sociologist's alleged racial insensitivities should disqualify her from a visiting professorship there.)

 

Ann Coulter Event Will Stir Meaningful Debate  (As members of the non-partisan group that invited Coulter to Berkeley, we stand by our decision.)

 

Ann Coulter sics lawyers on UC Berkeley (Defendants 'admitted' they let 'faceless, rabid, off-campus mob dictate what speech is permitted.')

 

Pay for My Massage; "White Skin is Magic"  (Georgetown Professor Michael Eric Dyson prescribes a paralyzing pill to African-Americans. )

 

Homeschoolers face prison in Obama's island 'paradise'

 

De Blasio's pre-school plan is funded by a fantasy budget (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio(D)

 

Blackboard's All-of-the-Above Strategy (The education company wants to be a cutting-edge software provider and support colleges using older versions. Analysts and some colleges worry the company is stretching itself too thin.)

 

De Blasio's new pre-K slogan: What, me worry about reality?

 

Spotlight on Vocational Training  (Demand surges for graduates of career and technical programs at two-year colleges, yet vocational education continues to struggle with an image problem and a deep gender imbalance.)

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Hundreds of Illegal Voters Uncovered in North Carolina in 2016

 

ELECTION 2020

 

Terry McAuliffe 2020? Name one Democrat who can stop him (Governor of Virginia Terry (Boondoggle) McAuliffee (D)

 

ENERGY

 

Oil snaps 6-session losing streak

 

Energy Prices

 

Taxes Are No Longer Certain And That's Disrupting Solar Deals

 

Tesla Doubles Its Superchargers With Massive Solar Stations

 

ENVIRONMENT

 

Voters Think U.S. Environment's in Good Shape

 

Plastic-eating wax worm 'extremely exciting' for global pollution crisis

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

Here's How A Hillary Supporter Single-Handedly Ignited A Media Nightmare For EPA

 

Trump Is Not Shutting Down the EPA’s Data Service

 

EURASIA

 

Cinema Commandos of the Armenian Genocide

 

EUROPE

 

Americans Are Not Ready to Go to War for Ukraine

 

OSCE Starts Probe Into Deadly Car Explosion In Donbas

 

Ukraine Cuts Electricity Supply To Separatist-Held Part Of Luhansk Region

 

Eastern Europe failing on Jewish restitution pledges, study finds

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

French stocks close at 9-year high as election rally continues

 

Three men convicted in Sweden for rape livestreamed on Facebook

 

How Europe's heroin capital solved its overdose crisis


Most Say Europeans Need More U.S. Help to Fight Terror

 

Police say ISIS-linked group with links to Brussels attack busted

 

Head of Beleaguered Soros-Backed University Appeals for EU Help

 

Sweden: Muslim rapes 14-year-old, won’t be deported, has ADHD, doesn’t understand “no”

 

CEU President Calls On Brussels For Support Against Hungarian PM

 

Europe’s Richest Gain $27.5 Billion on French Vote Rally

 

Europe Muslim Migrant "Rescue Boats" Working With Smugglers

 

FEDERAL BUDGET

 

Trump’s Border Wall Request Equals 0.035% of Federal Spending

 

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Wells Fargo has satisfactory 'living will' plan: Fed

 

FEMINISM

 

The Great White Hope: Lena Dunham Plans Feminist Tour to Connect with Women in Middle America

 

FINANCIAL INDUSTRY

 

Number of U.S. bank branches to shrink 20 percent in five years: real estate report

 

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)

 

Artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow in ‘awe-inspiring’ study that could help human preemies

 

 

FOREIGN AID

 

The End of Foreign Aid As We Know It (Trump budget would gut development assistance and fold USAID into State.)

 

FOREIGN POLICY

 

Top foreign policy moments of Trump's 1st 100 days

 

FRANCE

 

Where will Marine Le Pen find the 50 percent of French voters she needs?

 

France and the Rise of the Outsider

 

Happy birthday La Marseillaise: All you need to know about the French national anthem

 

'You won't have my hatred': Partner honours policeman killed on Champs-Elysées

 

Emmanuel Macron Is Everything America’s Democrats Are Not

 

Pity the Poor Monster (France must ask itself why Karim Cheurfi was out of prison.)

 

Russia-linked hackers targeting French election, security firm says

 

France’s Tragedy


In Runoff, French Voters to Choose Globalism or Self-Government

 

France Relives Peru’s 2016 Choice Between Populist Hardliner & Milquetoast Technocrat

 

Emmanuel Macron Married The Thirtysomething School Teacher Who Traumatized Him With Lots Of Sex

 

French Presidential Candidates Look to Broaden Support

 

The Radical Centrism of Emmanuel Macron (France's presidential front-runner is drawing on a tradition with little precedent in his country's politics.)

 

Researchers: Russia-linked Hackers Targeted Macron Campaign

 

Emmanuel Macron Mounts a Patriot’s Challenge to Marine Le Pen

 

Never Mind Macron And Le Pen — Can Anyone Make France Great Again?

 

Did Far-Right Surge Crest in French Vote, Europe Wonders

 

France’s Voters Keep Hope for Europe Alive

 

Macron’s strong finish in French presidential race shows populist surge may fade

 

Marine Le Pen temporarily steps down as party leader

 

The French vote was a win for the West — and a loss for Putin (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

 

GERMANY

 

Ivanka Trump forced to defend father at Berlin women's summit

 

Ivanka catches hisses and boos in Germany

 

Researchers hope to recruit 25,000 Berlin weed-smokers for study 

 

Ivanka Trump Goes to Berlin as Merkel Seeks White House Conduit (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Berlin 'U-Bahn kicker' suspect accused of sexually harassing women: report

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Academics Play the Global Warming Card

 

Former Obama Official Says Bureaucrats Manipulate Climate Stats to Influence Policy

 

Al Gore's New Group Demands $15 Trillion To Fight Global Warming

 

Study: Man-made Extreme Weather Has Hit Worldwide

 

World breaks through carbon dioxide threshold

 

GOP

 

Watch: John Kasich Tells CNN Trump Is ‘Father of America.’ That’s Anti-Conservative Nonsense. (Governor of Ohio  John Kasich)

 

Has Paul Wolfowitz Learned Nothing?

 

Retired Navy SEAL Turned Governor Completes SWAT Team Challenge

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Running The Numbers On Mortality Rates Suggests Obamacare Could Be Killing People

 

Only 37 percent say Trump should repeal and replace Obamacare: Poll

 

Study: Government costs could rise $2.3B without Obamacare payments

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Measles Outbreak in Minnesota’s Somali Community

 

It’s Almost Impossible to Find Out the Cost of a Medical Procedure. This Company Is Trying to Change That.

 

These are the states with the highest child vaccination rates

 

Are you raising an emotional eater?

 

Malaria patients number more than 1,000 in US hospitals each year

 

Man initially denied lung transplant for pot use dies

 

Exercise ‘prescription’ boosts brain power in the over 50s

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Scott Baio clarifies Erin Moran remarks after linking her death to drugs, alcohol

 

Writers Guild inches toward Hollywood strike

 

Oscars: Faye Dunaway says she felt 'very guilty' about envelope fiasco

 

 

HOLOCAUST

 

How One Young Holocaust Victim's Memory Forged a Community Across America

 

Trump, speaking at Holocaust memorial: 'We'll never be silent'

 

Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect Not a Jewish or Holocaust Organization

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Rumors: House Vote on Revised GOP Healthcare Bill Coming in Early May?

 

Asking the Right Questions about Health Care  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) didn't ask the right questions – but neither has anybody else.)

 

Crazy Pelosi: Trump’s Border Wall Will Take Food from Babies and Cause Dirty Air and Water  (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Pelosi-Backed PAC Took Funds From Owner of Site Tied to Underage Prostitution

 

The Government Shutdown: What's the Point of Paul Ryan? [Reason Podcast] (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

Ryan on the hot seat to deliver for Trump

 

…Gohmert: Trump’s Big Mistake Was Trusting Congress (US Representative of Texas Louie Gohmert (R)

 

Jon Ossoff Has Never Bothered to Vote in a Runoff Election  (Georgia Dem has skipped the polls in over half of statewide elections since 2008, records show.)

 

Exclusive—Rep. Mark Meadows (R-North Carolina) on President Trump’s First 100 Days: ‘I Would Give Him an A’…

 

Chaffetz Says Michael Flynn May Have Broken The Law In Foreign Money Case  (US Representative of Utah Jason Chaffetz (R)

 

House Leader McCarthy: 'We Won't Shut Down the Government' (House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California)

 

This congressman’s reelection challenge is (almost) as big as Texas

 

House Foreign Affairs Chairman Praises Trump Admin. Over New Syria Sanctions

 

Impeach Maxine Waters  (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)

 

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Michael Bloomberg on Sanctuary Cities: 'The Law Is the Law'  (Former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg (I)

 

Study: Genital Mutilation Imposes Segregation on Immigrants’ American Daughters

 

Illegals thwart immigration laws with help from lawyers, judges, educators

 

INDIA

 

Why China's New Aircraft Carrier Should Worry India

 

India to Launch Carrier Rocket With Higher Payload Capacity in May

 

‘Let Them Blow Themselves Up For All We Care’ Muslims Curse Their Own Children Who Go Off And Become Terrorists

 

15 state holidays on birth, death anniversaries cancelled in Uttar Pradesh

 

Pak group hacks IIT, AMU, DU websites

 

The New Face of Hindu Nationalism

 

Maoists had rocket launchers, AK-47s: Jawans

 

Married man faked terror plot to avoid trip with mistress: cops

 

Hyderabad: Army Major’s wife found hanging, husband booked in dowry death case

 

'You killed humanity': Doctors hit out at Eman's sister, deny allegations

 

Barely out of teens, girls are the new face of protests in Kashmir

 

Indian police firing at students in IHK

 

India's Central Bank Chief Says Cash Ban's Effects ‘Transitory’

 

 

INDONESIA

 

Jakarta governor Ahok invokes Finding Nemo in blasphemy trial defence

 

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

 

Why the Washington DC Metro System Is a Complete Disaster

 

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICES (IRS)

 

Why Record Numbers of Americans Are Renouncing Their Citizenship

 

INTERNET 

 

Email add-on service sees backlash after selling user data

 

 

IRAN

 

Islamic Republic of Iran arrests over 30 gay men, will subject them to “sodomy tests”

 

Guess what else Obama gave away in the Iran deal?

 

Obama Shut Down Efforts to Stop Iran's Nuke and Bomb Smuggling Network

 

 

IRAQ

 

Elementary School Lesson On How To Wash Dead Bodies For Burial Sparks Outrage In Iraq

 

Back to School in eastern Mosul

 

Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict Daesh from Mosul

 

Iraq says Kuwait approves $100 million grant, first since 1990

 

Iraqi Troops Capture Largest Neighborhood in Western Mosul

 

Iraqi Peshmerga fighters killed ‘by mistake’ in Turkish air raid on PKK

 

ISLAM

 

Political Islam: Democracy’s Lurking Iceberg

 

The Muslim-majority ruse

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Tuesday, April 25, 2017)

 

Israel Thwarts Hamas Efforts to Smuggle Money, Materiel Into Judea, Samaria

 

Historians reject Netanyahu’s claim Allies could have saved 4 million from Holocaust (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Palestinian leader on hunger strike sees health decline: NGO (Convicted murderer and terrorist-“Palestinian” leader Marwan Barghouthi)

 

PM takes credit for ‘unprecedented growth’ in Israel’s foreign relations

 

Poland may sign multibillion-dollar deal for Israel aerial defense systems

 

PA TV honors murderer by joining family’s birthday party

 

Ministers back Netanyahu over ultimatum to German FM

 

Israel appoints country’s first female sharia judge

 

In ‘historic’ step, first female judge appointed to Israel’s sharia courts

 

Im Tirtzu calls German FM hypocritical  (Zionist organization accuses Germany of funding subversive groups which seek to harm Israel instead of groups with constructive criticism.)

 

IDF officer warns Gaza fuel shortage could spark war (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Palestinian teen shot, seriously injured after alleged stabbing attempt

 

No apology for Balfour Declaration, UK tells Palestinians

 

Court rules that extremist Haredi community is a cult

 

Civil Administration to crack down on Arab water theft

 

Terror stabbing attack thwarted in West Bank (Judea and Samaria)

 

Austrian chancellor: EU must contribute more to Mideast peace

 

Golani Division Soldiers Shoot Stabbing Terrorist in Samaria

 

Thieves steal thousands in kibbutz heist

 

Troops shoot Palestinian who tried to stab soldier — IDF

 

9 days on, several imprisoned Palestinian hunger strikers hospitalized

 

Police uncover antiquities trove in West Bank(Jdea and Samaria) bust

 

Bear rips off Arab boy's arm (Bear in zoo tears off arm of child attempting to feed it. Child in critical condition.)

 

Israel denies visits to hunger striking Palestinians — lawyer (Convicted murderer and terrorist-“Palestinian” leader Marwan Barghouthi)

 

Pro-Israel group seeks legal action against Barcelona BDS declaration

 

Netanyanu cancels meeting with German FM over session with left-wing groups

 

In Trump's America can Israel remain bipartisan?

 

Trump said bidding to defeat new anti-Israel UNESCO resolution

 

Top IDF officer: North Korea tensions could impact Israel's security

 

Israel’s President Rivlin Meets with Germany’s Foreign Minister

 

Top PA official to Germany: Pressure Israel to make peace

 

Israeli authorities demolish Bedouin village in Negev for 112th  time

 

Netanyahu cancels German FM meeting over Israeli rights groups row   (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

“Resisting” Marwan Barghouti in Britain (Convicted murderer and terrorist-“Palestinian” leader Marwan Barghouthi)

 

 

JAPAN

 

Japanese nuclear shelter sales surge after North Korea missile test

 

LEBANON

 

Syria refugee children 'bitten by rats' in camps

 

LIBERALISM

 

Liberals 'Don’t Understand What’s Happening in the Country' (Hillary Clinton and others of her ilk never understand what's happening in the country.)

 

LOBBYISTS

 

Former House VA committee chairman back in DC as lobbyist

 

MEDIA 

 

Fox News Says It Won Prime-Time Ratings on Monday Without O'Reilly

 

New York Times Misses the Mark on Hillary’s Defeat

 

NYT Editorial Board Member Attacks NRA for Having Guns in Its Gun Museum

 

Finding Fake News

 

Politico Publishes Hit Piece on Conservative News With Special Hostility Reserved for Gateway Pundit

 

News: Alternative, Real, Fake

 

Sean Hannity Accuser Changes Story After Threat of Lawsuit

 

Deep State and Fake News

 

The media bubble is real—and worse than you think

 

O’Reilly says ‘truth will come out’ on Fox exit: ‘You’re going to be shaken, as I am’

 

A major Murdoch problem in buyout deal that's not Bill O'Reilly

 

Wikipedia founder to fight fake news with new Wikitribune site

 

Tantaros Alleges Fox News Targeted Her, Newsmax CEO

 

MEDITERRANEAN

 

NGOs saving refugees in the Mediterranean ‘colluding’ with smugglers

 

MEXICO

 

Mexico says vehicle carrying radioactive material stolen

 

In Mexico, fears a new plant will kill wastewater farming

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Trump’s Middle East

 

Building resilient rural livelihoods is key to helping Yemen

 

UAE soldier ‘dies after confrontation with Iranian ship’

 

Saudi king swears-in new Saudi government officials after reshuffle

 

Saudi Arabia donates $150 million at Yemen aid conference

 

 

MILITARY

 

Russia flies multiple bomber missions near Alaska: Pentagon

 

Electric Boat selected for $95.6 million ballistic missile tube contract

 

Scholar whose work was used to justify Palestinian terror tapped to head US air force

 

Mattis Slams Taliban as Being 'Not Devout Anything' After Massive Base Attack   (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)

 

Trump touts F-35 jet savings, again

 

The Pentagon Has a ‘Ghost Soldiers’ Problem

 

US F-35s to train near Russia

 

Ret. Air Force Captain and Whistleblower: Pentagon Covered Up Real Story on ‘Extortion 17’ Navy SEAL Helicopter Crash

 

Mattis visit to Afghanistan stirs talk of new U.S. battle plan as security structure crumbles 

  

Vet caught up in VA bureaucracy finally gets proper prosthetics

 

Air Force: Mechanical failures led to B-52 aborted takeoff, fire in 2016 Guam incident

 

America’s Dangerous Love for Special Ops

 

Admiral to lead review of oxygen problems affecting F-18, T-45 pilots

 

Workers who really do ‘support our troops’ are getting their wages slashed

 

VA defends employee's anti-Trump tweets, book plugs as 'freedom of speech'

 

GAO: Lockheed F-35's cost to rise by $1 billion on extra testing

 

 

MUSIC INDUSTRY

 

Elton John cancels Vegas run due to 'harmful and unusual bacterial infection'

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

 

Tree stump on Mars? Eagle-eyed space enthusiasts point to image from NASA's Curiosity rover

 

NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

 

Bulletproof NSA spy blimp that could listen in on cell phone calls 'spied on New York,' shocking leaked documents claim

 

PAKISTAN

 

Roadside Taliban Bomb Kills 14 in NW Pakistan   

 

Military would play its due role as part of SC ordered JIT: ISPR

 

 

PHILIPPINES

 

Duterte’s China honeymoon comes to a close  (President Rodrigo Duterte)

 

POLITICS

 

When the police commissioner starts playing politics, trouble won’t be far behind (New York City)

 

POLLS

 

Americans say 'enough' to helping needy around world

 

PORNOGRAPHY

 

 Porn deemed public health crisis, harmful in 5 states

 

PRISONS

 

APNewsBreak: 4 inmates overdose in 2 days at Ohio prison

 

Parole Board does right by keeping Judith Clark in prison  (Kudos to the State Parole Board for denying release to Judith Clark, the domestic terrorist who became eligible for parole after Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo (D) commuted her sentence last year. Clark helped... )

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

Rev. Graham: Our World is 'Slipping Farther and Farther Away From God'

 

Study: Americans fond of Bible, but how many read it?

 

Cardinal Cupich remains silent on ‘LGBT Catholics’ event in his own diocese

 

RUSSIA

 

Cybersecurity expert: Russia’s info war treats your brain as ‘the most exploitable device on the planet’

 

Putin sets sights on increasing share of navy’s advanced weapons to 70%   (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Harshaw: Putin's Arms Bazaar Is in a Serious Sales Slump


Russian MoD to Further Develop Plesetsk Cosmodrome Infrastructure

 

Japanese prime minister expects progress in talks on peace treaty with Putin


Russia steps in after Ukraine cuts off power to Luhansk

 

Putin points out Russian weapons' top performance in Syria helped boost exports


Putin backs creation of system to promote Russian goods on domestic market


OSCE concerned over Russia’s declaring Jehovah’s Witnesses extremist organization

Tajik Police Say They've Found 'No Trace' of St. Petersburg Bomb Suspect

 

Russians See Widening Gap Between Rich and Poor

 

What You Need to Know About Russia's Sergei Lavrov (Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov)

 

Russia's Gazprom Says European Market Share Rising

 

Russian Town Flooded With Fruit Juice After Warehouse Collapse

 

Activists In Siberian City Demand Referendum On Site For New Church

 

Report: Russia Wants to Build World's Biggest Aircraft Carrier

 

Russia Thousands of cadets storm replica Reichstag at 'military Disneyland'

 

Kasparov: Putin Skipped Poland and 'Went Straight to Wisconsin'  

 

SCIENCE

 

‘Science’ Know-It-Alls on the March

 

It was a march to politicize science, not save it

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

Anticipating a shift to the right in the courts, the NRA begins its attack on gun controls in California

 

The N.R.A. Says, Go Ahead, Make My Fantasy

 

SECRET SERVICE

 

Randolph Alles to be next Secret Service director: report

 

SENATE

 

Schumer: Money for Border Wall Could Be Used to ‘Give Just About Every American Broadband’  (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)

 

Dem Senator Compares Funding the Border Wall to Shooting Americans

 

McConnell: ‘I Don’t Want to Start Talking About a Short-Term CR on a Tuesday’  (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)

 

Senate Poised to Confirm Acosta to Labor Department

 

Sally Yates to Testify Before Senate Panel on Russia Next Month

 

Schumer: If Breitbart, New York Times Are Given Equal Credibility, ‘You Worry About this Democracy’  (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)

 

Senate Democrats Have No Clothes (Or Ethics), With ALRB Confirmation

 

Graham says Trump will resist Russia’s bid for power  (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)

 

McCain Seeks US Military 'Stability Initiative' in Asia  (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

Bernie Sanders slams Berkeley activists’ attempts to silence Ann Coulter: ‘I don’t like this’ (US Senator of Vermont Bernard Sanders (I-Socialist)

 

Warren gives Trump's first 100 days an 'F'  (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)

 

Senate staff perplexed by unusual White House private briefing on North Korea

 

Schumer: 'Good for country' if Trump punts on border wall fight  (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)

 

SEX HARASSMENT

 

5 things to know about sexual harassment at work 

 

SINGAPORE

 

 Singapore: Imam expelled for Friday sermon against Jews and Christians

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

Powerful 7.1 quake shakes central Chile; no damage reported

 

Brazilian bandits stage brazen $40 million heist in Paraguay

 

Huge robbery sparks gun battles in Paraguay and Brazil

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

'S. Korea still on alert over N. Korean infiltration tunnels': ex-spy chief [Video]

 

Korean Teenagers Study Hard But Feel Unhappy

 

Anti-Moon coalition scheme emerges as big election variable

 

Korea uses visas to get tough on foreign tax defaulters

 

More Doctors, Fewer Teachers Needed in Future Job Market

 

Seoul protests Tokyo’s renewed Dokdo claim

 

Korea's Investment in China Falls But U.S., Vietnam Benefit

 

Seoul unveils city’s first highway-turned-park

 

US military begins work to relocate base

 

North Korea tensions: USS Michigan submarine to enter South Korean port

 

US strategic assets scramble to Korean Peninsula

 

66% of households suffering excessive debt burden

 

American arrested over election poster vandalism

 

Lotte maintains love for China

 

SPAIN

 

Spain arrests 9 in probe of Brussels attacks

 

 

SPORTS

 

Jeb Bush-Derek Jeter Group Wins Auction for Miami Marlins

 

State Champion Football Coach May Be Fired for Being White

 

Highly touted NFL prospect accused of sex assault, lawyer says

 

ESPN Guest: Colin Kaepernick ‘the Epitome of Black Privilege’

 

NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season

 

Ganging Up in America  (On and off the field, gangs have become a curse.)

 

NFL mock draft 7.0: First-round outlook comes into focus

 

Caitlyn Jenner: 'No big advantage'for trans men in women's sports

 

Serena Williams blasts Nastase over baby remarks

 

Aaron Hernandez’s alleged prison lover is a convicted robber

 

Mourners say goodbye to Aaron Hernandez

 

Patriots land new RB as AFC East foe stands pat

 

Aaron Hernandez suicide notes will be given to family

 

Aaron Hernandez's grief-stricken fiancée holds their four-year-old daughter's hand as she joins his family for the disgraced NFL star's funeral - as judge orders his suicide notes be released to them

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

Small-plane crash killed man, injured his son

 

NC rains bring vehicle rescues, flooding worries

 

New Orleans Is Wrong To Remove Its Confederate Monuments

 

"Fearless" Texas feline hangs out with rattlesnake

 

New York wastes billions on 'prevailing wage' construction jobs

 

California lawmaker's bid to block so-called 'Netflix taxes' fails

 

Christie gives Trump a 'B'  (Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie (R)

 

Water under Oroville spillway probably caused February collapse, state consultants say  (California)

 

4 teens killed, 1 injured in Georgia crash

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

State Dept. removes post promoting Mar-a-Lago from embassy site

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Is This the Supreme Court's Next Big Second Amendment Case?

 

Supreme Court Lets Stand 7th  Circuit Victory for Rights of Rideshare Customers and Drivers

 

Arkansas executes one inmate; SCOTUS denies stay request of second

 

Justices weigh defendants' right to own mental health expert

 

Sotomayor sees ‘disturbing trend’ of court siding with police officers accused of excessive force

 

SYRIA

 

U.S. missile strikes, rebel training in Syria re-energize a refined army against Assad

 

Iran, Russia Boost Military Ties Amid U.S. Action in Syria

 

TAIWAN

 

Restaurant accused of discriminating against Taiwanese customer faces demolition

 

Overpaid benefits to be recalled

 

Amazon to establish 1st  Taiwan office

 

U.S. supports Taiwan's participation in WHA: AIT chairman

 

KMT slams passage of overpaid pension recovery bill

 

TIER revises GDP growth up to 2.04%

 

Taiwan-US public health workshop kicks off in Taipei

 

Taipei perceived as 3rd  safest city: poll

 

Taiwan retains very strong credit ratings, stable outlook at S&P

 

 

TAXATION

 

Trump Is Said to Want 15% Corporate Rate in Tax-Cut Plan

 

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

I'm not 'addicted' to my smartphone. I depend on it to survive

 

TERRORISM

 

Terror Attack Drill Scheduled for Wednesday in DC Area

 

THAILAND

 

Thai man hanged baby, self in Facebook Live broadcast

 

THINK TANKS

 

Protesters Storm Heritage Foundation

 

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

 

Mnuchin: Trump tax plan helps middle class, business sector (Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin)

 

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey bombs Kurdish forces in northeast Syria

 

Macron says he ‘regrets’ path Turkey is taking

 

Greek appeals court rules against extradition of three Turkish coup soldiers

 

Smuggled Torah, artifacts seized in Turkey’s northwest

 

Turkey back under Euro monitoring after 13 years, government furious

 

EU executive urges change of tack in relations with Turkey

 

Turkey’s e-commerce sector has strong growth potential, can soar through key measures: Research

 

Construction reaches last stage in four districts of southeastern Turkish province

 

Eighteen sentenced to life for killing teenagers during clashes in Turkey’s southeast

 

Turkey’s gas demand by 2030 likely to be below official forecasts: Research

 

European bank invests in Turkey’s leading packaging company

 

Foreign investment inflow to Turkey reaches $457 million in February

 

Turkey’s Turn toward Russia

 

Turkish Military Says Airstrikes Target Kurdish Rebels in Iraq, Syria

 

Can the ‘She-Wolf’ Who Rejected the Harem Take On Sultan Erdogan? (The feisty, nationalist grandmother Meral Aksener is a real threat to unseat Turkey’s demagogic president. If he doesn’t toss her in jail first.)

 

UBER

 

Uber, France spar over whether company is a transport service

 

Uber: Secret Hell program violated drivers' privacy, class-action suit claims

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 finishes higher after rally, but miners take a hit

 

 UK: Muslim prisoner plotted to behead guard, but move to special unit would breach his rights

 

General election 2017:Labour facing election wipeout as polls suggest Tory majority of up to 150

 

Open Britain: Remain campaigners urge voters to unseat Brexit-backing MPs

 

Oxford newsletter: ‘Not making eye contact’ may be sign of ‘subtle racism’

 

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran loses legal appeal

 

Students should not have to worry about graduate employment while at university, outgoing head of UCAS says

 

Music: Leading arts world figures urge Radiohead to cancel Israel gig

 

New poll shows drop in support for Scottish independence

 

Labour :Corbyn has 'work to do' to show voters he can be PM, says Welsh leader

 

Universities will see their funding increase after Brexit, education select committee says

 

Two-tier refugee system leaves many destitute and homeless, say MPs

 

Major breakthrough in search for cause of MS

 

Artificial intelligence survey finds UK public broadly optimistic

 

UK weather: Met Office warns of snow showers 'just about anywhere' as Arctic blast to sweep Britain

 

Cancer symptoms often missed by GPs in England, study suggests

 

Hospital in meltdown as 36 patients left waiting for a bed

 

Spending on English council services down £3bn since 2011 – study

 

British passengers could be banned from taking laptops on flights to the US 

 

Food banks report record demand amid universal credit chaos

 

Brexit opposition reaches record high after snap election announcement

 

Poverty: School holidays leave 3 million children at risk of hunger, report says  

 

Nicola Sturgeon: SNP leader claims May called snap election because of fears over expenses  (Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon/ British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

Former Oxford student unlikely to face third rape trial after another jury fails to reach a verdict 

 

Singing teacher at Catholic boarding school had sex with student and encouraged her to take drugs 

 

Two-tier system 'hampers' refugees in UK

 

Exclusive: 'Hot felon' Jeremy Meeks is DEPORTED from the UK less than eight hours after he landed for a fashion shoot

 

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

United Nations upset after Congo shows execution of two investigators captured on grisly video

 

Trump: ‘You Just Don’t See the United Nations, Like, Solving Conflicts’

 

Russian diplomat suggests UN should develop strategy to fight fake news

 

UN Hosts Aid-pledging Conference for Beleaguered Yemen

 

UN chief: Forced displacement of Syrians may be a war crime

 

Obama’s UN Ambassador Apologizes for Admin Not Calling Mass Killings of Armenians a Genocide

 

 

UNITED STATES

 

3-year-old dies after car window closed on neck

 

Young men in devastated countries used to dream of America. Not anymore.

 

 

VATICAN

 

Pope Francis Declares ‘The Devil Is Behind The Worldwide Persecution Of Christians’

 

After Palm Sunday jihad massacres, Pope Francis to Egypt to reach out to Muslims

 

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Venezuela death toll rises as unrest enters fourth week

 

Venezuela protest death toll rises in renewed violence 

 

WESTERN APPEASEMENT

 

Nukes + Nuttiness = Neanderthal Deterrence

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump’s First 100 Days: Good, But Missing An Important Commitment To Christians, Especially Catholics

 

Trump asked to work for release of 2 jailed in Iran

 

Glenn Beck: Trump 'doing a really good job of misdirection'

 

Second Lady Karen Pence Opens Up About Her Struggles With Infertility

 

White House backtracks after Trump opens door to delaying funding for border wall

 

Our 100-Day Obsession Only Makes The Presidency More Powerful

 

Why Trump Can Still Win While Losing

 

Dem Lawmaker: President Trump More Dangerous Than a Terrorist

 

Trump, Like His Predecessors, Refuses to Call Armenian Genocide a ‘Genocide’

 

Donald Trump Invites Conservative Media to White House for Exclusive Briefing

 

President Trump Proposes Cutting Corporate Tax Rate to 15%

 

Trump Tweets: Dems Help MS-13, Heroin Smugglers by Opposing Wall

 

Trump Takes A Big Step Toward Avoiding A Government Shutdown -- At The Expense Of This Campaign Promise

 

Mr. President: Do not release your tax returns. Ever. Here’s why:

 

Trump expected to include Democrat-friendly spending in tax plan

 

Millennials don’t like Donald Trump, but he has successfully warped their view of ‘fake news’

 

America Is Getting Used to Trump’s Insanity

 

Trump to sign executive order on offshore drilling

 

Trump to issue new order calling into question two decades of national monument designations

 

Trump: Border wall funding could wait until September

 

The disrupter president and the do-little Congress

 

Spicer: 'A lot' for Trump administration to be proud (White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer)

 

Trump should stop playing his game of budget brinkmanship

 

White House won’t guarantee no government shutdown this week

 

Trump eyes Obamacare deal as '100 days' nears

 

Money Talked Loudest at Trump’s Inaugural

 

Christian Bale blasts Trump’s White House as ‘Dictatorship for Dummies’ blueprint

 

Trump’s most striking accomplishment so far

 

Trump to Sign Executive Order Creating Task Force to Improve Rural Prosperity

 

Trump: Chinese president ‘likes me a lot’  

 

Conservatives hope Pence can break Obamacare, spending deadlocks    (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

WORKPLACE

 

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace After Trump Election

 

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