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Thursday, April 27, 2017





In Today’s Issue: 




West Virginia Gov Signs Bill Stopping Abortionists From Doing Secret Abortions on Teen Girls


The Unlimited-Abortion-on-Demand Left Excommunicates Bernie Sanders  (US Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders (I-Socialist)


Nationwide Rallies Urge President Trump to “Finish the Job” and Totally Defund Planned Parenthood


Texas tries different tack in pro-life legislation

Abortion Activists Launch New Web Site Promoting At-Home, Do-It-Yourself Abortions


Video: Planned Parenthood exec who ‘wanted a Lamborghini’ caught haggling over baby body parts


Judge strikes down Louisiana abortion law: unconstitutional


Judge Strikes Down Louisiana Law Requiring Abortionists to Have Admitting Privileges to Protect Women


Missouri lawmakers moving ahead with tougher restrictions on abortion


Planned Parenthood Promotes New Group: Grandmas for Abortion


Cardinal Dolan blasts DNC: “Radical,” “disturbing” demand for abortion loyalty


Trump Admin Looking at Stopping Obama Ruling Forcing California Churches to Pay for Abortions


Anti-abortion amendment to be on Alabama ballot


Shocking Planned Parenthood Expose’ Video: Women’s Health Care Down 60-70%, Abortions Up 27%


Socked: Pro-lifers deliver 200,000 baby socks to Congress in plea to defund Planned Parenthood


Incredible Photos of 196,543 Baby Socks Shows Just Part of the Abortions Planned Parenthood Does Annually


Tax dollars and abortions: When politics and scare tactics roil a difficult debate


Mother Gives Birth to Healthy Conjoined Twins After Refusing Abortion


Abortion rift puts Democratic militants in charge


Full, Unedited Video Confirms Planned Parenthood Sells Body Parts of Aborted Babies


Catholic agency flew in abortion activist to promote feminism to school kids


Michigan Abortions Drop 2.8% as 756 Babies Saved From Abortion


Cardinal Dolan slams Democrats’ abortion edict: ‘Extreme, disturbing, intolerant’


University puts abortion pills in vending machine


University OKs Vending Machine Selling Plan B Morning After Pill


How Women Around The Country Raised Over $1 Million For Local Abortion Funds


Planned Parenthood begs supporters ‘to fight like hell’ against Trump’s Obamacare replacement


Democrats For Life: Perez’s Abortion Mandate ‘Foolish’ Given Party ‘at Lowest Numbers Since 1930’s’


8 Million Babies Have Been Aborted in the UK Since Abortion Was Legalized 49 Years Ago


Free abortion pill, cash for boobs and babies: Top 23 takeaways from the Ontario budget (Canada)




2 US Army soldiers killed fighting ISIS in Afghanistan 




Tunisian PM booed out of town hall meet


Report: Kenya, Ethiopia Using Excessive Force Against Somali Civilians




Urgent trip to restroom gets man kicked off flight


United Passenger Dragged Off Plane Settles With Airline


American’s CEO Sides With Airline Workers Against Wall Street




Awful: ACLU Sues Catholic Hospital For Refusing to Perform Transition Surgery on Transgender Patient (Video)





Trump debunks the 'anti-Semitism' attack




Finland Seeks Continued U.S.-Russian Cooperation in the Arctic




ASEAN nations nudge closer to South China Sea code of conduct



ASX grinds closer to 6000


The Australian dollar is lower


UK helps gay couples marry in Australia


Australia is at the mercy of whims of two mad men


Trump tax plan could cause US-Australia revenue disputes


'Be careful what you wish for': RBA could cause Aussie rout


Muslim MP falls victim to fake news over Anzac Day wreath


National auditor backs Defence's submarine acquisition strategy




Federal Agencies Spent $13.5 Million on Vehicles They May Not Use




From ‘build that wall’ to kick the can: Trump’s border promise might be hard to break




Toronto markets see sharp drop amid ongoing mortgage lender scandal


Ontario pours billions into health, childcare


Woman on Toronto crane an adventure seeker: Pal


Pearson airport border officers charged after cocaine seized


Crane climber appears in Toronto court, gets bail


Calgary man who said he strangled wife and buried body in basement acted in self-defence: lawyer


Trump to give NAFTA talks a 'good, strong shot' after Trudeau warns of withdrawal risks (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


Why a trial for Vice-Admiral Mark Norman could prove embarrassing to the Liberals


Canadian justice ministers plan emergency meeting as court delays threaten thousands of cases


Ontario budget makes province the first in Canada to offer pharmacare to all residents up to the age of 24


Ontario Budget 2017: Free prescription drugs for anyone under 25, a first of its kind, Liberals say


Trudeau no longer under investigation for cash-for-access fundraisers, but ethics commissioner quiet on reasons why


Truck held together with webbing pulled off Hwy 401


Does anyone care Ontario Liberals balanced their books? They did it, but for how long


Disabled Winnipegger plans human rights complaint after broken elevator leaves him 'trapped' in home


Ten things you need to know about the Ontario budget




The nation’s capital, where children live in fear





Nicaragua exorcism victim 'starved and beaten before killing'




Oops! Chinese defence ministry's PLA poster a big Photoshop fail


China convicts US woman held for 'spying'


China seeks Russian support on US missile shield


China talking with ESA about moon outpost


China vows weapons tests as U.S. grapples with "grave" N. Korea threat


China Eyes Tighter Sanctions on N. Korea, but Limits Remain


China Walks Thin Line Between North Korea and US


 Never-before-seen footage of China's nuclear missile submarines as Beijing flaunts its naval power in dramatic propaganda video


China Plans a $290 Billion New City


China’s Future Aircraft Carrier Force Could Be a Financial Train Wreck


First Chinese-Built Aircraft Carrier Is a Signal to the World





Want to Improve Border Security? Seek Better Relations with Cuba.


Dad sent to prison for homeschooling his kids





Hopes growing over dialogue with N. Korea as US softens war talk


'The Earth will break': North Korea vows to wipe out US and South Korea with 'five million nuclear bombs' carried by children 


US vows to bring Kim Jong-un 'to his senses' amid rising North Korea tensions  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


North Korean official: Nuclear tests will 'never stop


U.S. Pushes Sanctions, Diplomacy as North Korea Threat Grows


Despite Drumbeat, a War With North Korea Isn’t Brewing


US strike on North Korea 'would have cataclysmic consequences'


 Dummy diplomacy: North Korean weapons displayed during parade are FAKE and their sunglasses aren't even combat ready, US military expert says




House GOP ‘Struggling to Get to Yes’ on Revived Obamacare Repeal


Congress Asked to Eliminate $270 Million a Year in Solar Subsidies


Analysis: 4 ascendant Democrats leading fight against Trump




Obama Bundler Judge Wrong on Sanctuary City Funding


Man sentenced for shooting 5 Black Lives Matter protesters


Teacher accused of having threesome with student found not guilty




Climate of Hate: Trump's Vegas Hotel Hit With Arson Attack


Developing: Suspect Of Trump Hotel Arson In Custody


Robocop: New York To Put Anti-Crime Robots On Streets


Delaware standoff over: Trooper's killer shot dead after barricading himself in home


 Elementary teachers charged with bullying student


65% of LA Black Population Thinks New Riots Likely        


Man arrested for holding neighbor captive in backyard pit


Most homicides in U.S. occurred in 5 percent of counties, says study


Korean-American photojournalist describes living through LA riots: 'It was horrific'


"Stealthing" during sex raises legal, ethical concerns


Heroic boy, 11, stabs home invader with a kitchen knife after he kicked the door down and beat his mother 


LAPD launches internal inquiry after video shows handcuffed man who appears to be unconscious


Ohio Woman Shoots Intruder After He Tackles Her in Her Elderly Parents’ Home


Amber Alert issued for boy, 6, allegedly abducted by his mother outside Venice elementary school


Fresno shooting suspect charged with murder, targeting 3 victims because of their race, prosecutors say


Delaware trooper dies after convenience store shooting 


Shocking road rage video shows the moment drivers spill out of their cars and start punching and kicking each other in the middle of the street


Report: Chicago shootings hit grim milestone


'He wasn't an addict. He made a mistake': Mother shares heartbreaking picture of her dying son, 22, in hospital after he overdosed on fentanyl in a bid to stop the 'out-of-control' epidemic 





Eric Frein sentenced to death in trooper ambush


Arkansas death row prisoner 'gurgled and snored' during his execution after it took 40 minutes to insert IV lines but officials say the killing was not 'torturous or inhumane'





Did Clintons Try to Shut Down Investigation of Foundation Donor w/IRS Audit?


Down They Come: Mitch Landrieu’s Revenge  (New Orleans’ mayor stops at nothing to bowdlerize his city’s history.)


A Majority of Tom Perriello’s Campaign Funds Are Coming From Outside Virginia  (Tom Perriello, a Democrat candidate for governor in Virginia, has pulled in a majority of his campaign contributions from donors who live outside the state.)


The Democratic Party’s ‘Gong Show’


De Blasio's latest budget blowout  (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)


Democrats are still rushing to extremes


Jackie Kennedy's strict diet of an egg for breakfast and cottage cheese for lunch is recounted by her former assistant - who once walked in on her eating ice cream from the tub in the middle of the night





US will investigate aluminum imports as national security hazard




DHS policy raises question about deported Dreamer story




Congress Seeks Prosecution for Clinton Private Server Company’s Obstruction of Investigations (Congress refers case to Trump DOJ for prosecution.)


Sessions vows to press legal fight on sanctuary cities (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


After announcing MS-13 crackdown, Sessions to visit NY  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


Huma Abedin's family under federal investigation





Earnings lift Nasdaq to record; S&P, Dow drift


U.S. Stocks, Dollar Mixed Amid Policy Whirlwind: Markets Wrap


Nasdaq ends at record amid earnings deluge


Asian shares retreat from highs after Trump tax plan


Caution Prevails for Asian Stocks Ahead of BOJ: Markets Wrap


Companies cheer Trump tax cuts, but jobs are less certain to follow


Trump’s tax plan aims to deliver the jobs America needs


U.S. Stocks, Dollar Mixed Amid Policy Whirlwind: Markets Wrap


Why Emerging Markets Have Become an Unlikely Haven From Global Risk


Gold snaps 3-day losing streakGold snaps 3-day losing streak


Homeownership Ready to Rise After Hitting an All-Time Low


Dow rally from election to Trump’s first 100 days on track for postwar record


10-year Treasury yields slip below 2.30% as ECB leaves policy unchanged




How Conservative States Should Handle Academia


Coulter Changes Course  (The controversial conservative author has decided not to speak at Berkeley, saying it would not be safe.)


At Berkeley, the Mob Wins Again


Ann Coulter and “a dark day for free speech in America!”


Cowardice at Berkeley


Radicals Stop Coulter Speech at Cal-Berkeley


Yale Students Have Symbolic Hunger Strike, Eat When Hungry


Steady Hand in an Unpredictable Time (James Manning, acting under secretary of education, receives praise from Republicans and Democrats with government experience for his knowledge of the Department of Education and aid programs.)


Ann Coulter Gets Support From A Very Liberal Group After Her Speech Was Canceled


Q: Who Shouldn't Dress Up as Black Gang Members? (A: White religion professors, as Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary has learned.)


College Speaker Whines About Prison But Fails To Mention That She TORTURED AND KILLED A Man


Why Germany Educates International Students for Free


For Anti-Free Speech Prof, We’re Just Bricks in the Wall


Not Just Cash Cows  (Colleges need to focus more on the particular needs of international students, who can often feel as if they are valued merely for the money they bring to their institutions, argues Rick Turner.)


Napolitano Deserves Boot Over Latest UC Scandal


Inquisitions and Tribunals on America’s Campus


When the Rubber Hits the Road to Unobstructed School Choice


Berkeley Is Under Attack From Both Sides


Trump to pull feds out of K-12 education


Lifting Kids to College


Let Ann Coulter speak


College student claims she was kicked out of gym for this outfit


Students' feelings knock out 1st  Amendment at Berkeley


Coulter: Colleges Like Berkeley Want to 'Squelch' Conservative Speech




Sex and business among medieval Cairo’s Jews go on display at Cambridge


Pope Francis Makes First Visit to Egypt


The Pope Heads to Egypt to Defend Islam




Barbra Streisand blames sexism for Hillary’s election loss


Four out of 10 Americans think Trump's campaign intentionally tried to help Russia influence November's election




Oil prices finish at lowest level in a month


Energy Prices


Buffett Gets Caught in Canada-U.S. Coal Fight




Report: Cows, chickens taint Shenandoah River with E. coli




This Little-Known US Ally Could Be Pivotal on Russia, China Policy  (Kazakhstan, the world’s ninth largest country by land mass, sits right in the heart of Eurasia on what is best described as a convergence of global challenges and strategic opportunities for the US.)




Ukrainian armed forces fully prepared for martial law


42% Less Likely to Travel to Europe After Recent Terror Attacks




European stocks snap 6-day win streak as ECB offers no surprises


European Union Regulation of Internet Speech Demonstrates Its Secular Trend


Iran, Russia accused of abusing Interpol to arrest foes


Juncker Backlash: 83,000 Sign Petition Calling for EU President to Resign




Andrew Napolitano: Hillary Clinton and the FBI...again


Baltimore asks FBI for help: 'Murder is out of control'


Comey to testify before Senate Judiciary Committee   (FBI Director James Comey)






FCC Chief Opens Door to ‘Fast Lanes’ in Rollback of Web Rules


Go, Ajit, Go — Get The Government’s Boot Off The Internet


The new FCC chairman plans to dismantle net neutrality rules. Here's why


Why I'm trying to change how the FCC regulates the Internet




FDA cracks down on bogus cancer treatments




France’s new National Front leader doubted Nazis gassed Jews


2 officers shot on French island of Reunion; bomb materials found at Islamist suspect's home


French high school pupils clash with police in Paris anti-election demo


Marine Le Pen’s narrow path to French victory: Get opponents to stay home


How Le Pen can (mathematically) still beat Macron, according to a French physicist


Will France elect its own Barack Obama?


French Prime Minister's Paris apartment targeted by burglars


Why the French shrug off teen romances with teachers





Merkel: Britain should hold no illusions exit will be easy  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)


Germany took in 160 times more Syrian refugees in 2016 than UK


Merkel Says EU-Turkey Ties 'Severely Hit' By Ankara Developments


Man jailed for attacking rescue workers at site of deadly car crash


German Army officer disguised as Syrian refugee arrested over suspected attack plot




Climate Bullies Take to the Streets for ‘People’s Climate March’




Portland parade canceled after protesters threaten to rough up Republicans


Gillespie, GOP on track to retake Virginia governorship





Trans Activists Want To Destroy This Trump Appointee For Not Being A Radical


Trump will continue Obamacare payments, clearing major hurdle on spending bill


Insurer Anthem hands feds deadline on crucial ACA subsidies





Autism linked to many other health issues


Plan to give health care to every Californian moves forward


NY, NJ hotspot for deadly superbug fungus


Dental clinic reopens after bacterial outbreaks


Opioid-related deaths may be underestimated





Chaffetz Taking Leave From Congress for Foot Surgery (US Representative of Utah Jason Chaffetz (R)


House Democrats threaten shutdown over Obamacare repeal vote


Report: House GOP leaders to kill lawmaker exemption in health care bill  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)


House GOP leaders search for votes to pass Obamacare repeal


Video: Pelosi breakdown? Garbles words, mispronounces countries in short speech (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)


Ryan: 'I Would Be Shocked' If Democrats 'Want to See a Government Shutdown'


House GOP plans to buy another week on budget


Centrist Republicans face growing pressure on Obamacare repeal


House Freedom Caucus endorses Republicans’ revised health care plan; centrists still wary


House intelligence panel targets Susan Rice in investigation of political spying operation


Republicans launch effort to roll back Dodd-Frank banking regulations


Russia investigation 'back on track' after Nunes recusal  (US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)


House Intelligence panel’s Russia probe back on track after rocky start


GOP to kill language exempting staff from new ObamaCare repeal bill




Celebrity Chef Says There's No Legal Way for People to Immigrate to the U.S.



Gay and HIV-positive Russian native who's been held by ICE for more than a month says he applied for political asylum before he was detained for overstaying his visa





India, Pak in war of words over ‘confessional video’ of former Taliban terrorist


Centre releases Rs 19k crore from PM's package for J&K


Indian steel magnate Sajjan Jindal meets Sharif, sparks speculation of Indo-Pak talks  (Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif)


Pakistan to decide on India's request for consular access to Jadhav 'on merit'


India objects to Pak raising Kashmir issue at UN forum





Chain-smoking TWO-year-old, now aged nine, kicks his 40-a-day habit and becomes the star pupil at his primary school




IRS Agents Raid The Offices Of Posh-Living Televangelist Benny Hinn





Report: N.H. lawmaker revealed as founder of misogynistic website




Is Iran secretly developing a nuclear bomb?





Iraq forces retake town of Hatra from IS


Foreign Islamic State fighters are 'fighting to the death' in Mosul


ISIS weapons being captured by Canadian woman working to disarm terrorists





Sharia, Arkansas Style




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Thursday, April 27, 2017)


Abbas' appointee: Israel uses sex to fight Arabs and Muslims  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


Why Netanyahu gave Germany’s FM the Silence treatment  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Golan tension: Pro-Iran troops move on Quneitra (A Syrian-Iranian-Hizballah force has launched an offensive in southern Syria ready to leap on Israel’s Golan border - in the face of the Israeli defense minister’s warning.)


Israel’s intelligence minister urges US to team up with Russia against Iran


Bennett wins Jewish Home primaries  (Israeli Education Minister and chairman of the Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home) party Naftali Bennett)


Lebanese man arrested after crossing into northern Israel


IDF Tank Destroyed Hamas Post in Gaza Strip (Israel Defense Forces)


Intelligence minister appears to confirm Israeli strike on Syria


IPS forces assault, transfer hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners on 11th  day of strike


Congressman: In Israel, Trump will announce embassy move


PA Enforcing Widespread Strike in Solidarity with Prisoners


Labor finalizes list of candidate’s for July leadership primary


Israel planning massive building spree in Jerusalem


Israel scrambles to prevent EU-Arab consensus resolution at UNESCO


Fomenting New Hamas-Israel War, PA Stops Payments for Gaza Electricity


Terror victim’s mother to court: Withdraw visa of human rights staffer


Israeli forces injure, detain several Palestinians in clashes across West Bank (Judea and Samaria)


Lawyer jailed for 7.5 years for serving as Hamas agent


Watch: How undercover cops nab Arab rioters


'I grew up with bereavement and depression,' says singer who lost father in terror attack


In Photos: Palestinians launch general strike in support of imprisoned hunger strikers


World Bank report: 'Gaza faces financial crisis'


Congressional Israel Victory Caucus: No Israel-PA Talks Without Recognition of Jewish State


Born as a Muslim - but killed as a Jew


Speculation: Israel Bombed Iranian Cargo Planes on Damascus Base Tarmac


Israel shells Hamas site in southern Gaza after shots fired towards soldiers 


Palestinians must admit defeat, Republican caucus says


Syrian Drone Intercepted by Israeli Patriot Missile


Palestinian, Jewish voices must jointly challenge Israel’s past


Israel may lose Europe in Jerusalem sovereignty battle at UNESCO


Israel minister says Damascus blast consistent with country’s policy


Russia condemns alleged Israeli missile strike in Syria


Israel Wants U.S. To Ensure Iranian Forces Don't Stay In Syria, Minister Tells Reuters


The Agenda For the Trump-Abbas Meeting (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


Israel Is the Key to Solving the World’s Water Crisis




Trump has set out to protect lumber workers. Instead, he’s helping lobbyists.




The compelling new evidence that demands search for MH370 be revived




NYT Blames Conservative Targets of Campus Violence for ‘Throwing Themselves’ Into ‘Volatile Situations’


CNN analyzes Ivanka Trump's role in WH


Current, former Fox News employees speak out against network


Fox News host accuses White House of 'covering up Flynn scandal'


Fox News in new sexism furor: Now Bill O'Reilly's former sidekick Jesse Watters is slammed for making 'vile' joke about how Ivanka Trump holds a microphone




Study finds increase in illicit pot use, abuse in states that allow medical marijuana




No verdict yet in eye doctor's $105M Medicare fraud case




Mexico Bank intervenes after woman, 116, deemed 'too old' for card





Two Saudi soldiers killed in rocket attack near Yemen border


Yemen govt calls for change in relief routes after Houthi pillaging


Exclusive: Isis faces exodus of foreign fighters as its 'caliphate' crumbles


On a Par 5 in Dubai, Good Humor and a Respite From All Things Trump




North Korean crisis 'worst I’ve seen,' top Navy officer warns  (The senior US Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific region told lawmakers Thursday that the North Korean crisis is the worst he’s seen -- testifying that it'...)


Northrop to integrate missile countermeasure systems for Air Force, Navy


Trump Tells Mattis He Can Use Entire Military To Destroy ISIS   (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)


McMaster has much to review in Afghanistan


Obama Appointees Still Running the Show at Trump’s VA


Pentagon warned Flynn in 2014 against taking foreign payments; IG launches investigation


Navy helicopter crashes in ocean near Guam


Pacific Command Chief Says U.S. Strike Group Can ‘Easily’ Defend Against North Korean Missile


Top reservist commanders warn lawmakers about budget, readiness issues


US admiral in hot seat at hearing takes the blame for the Vinson carrier location flap


PACOM commander: Funding vital in face of North Korean threat


Time Names Defense Sec. Mattis One of Its Most Influential People of 2017


US: Turkey gave less than 1 hour notice before Syria strikes


Somali pirate gets life in prison for attack on US Navy ship


VA limiting new hiring as it aims to widen private care


North Korea US commander not confident Pyongyang will refrain from nuclear assault





Cassini spacecraft loses contact with Nasa as it dives through Saturn's rings


New NASA spacesuits not ready despite $200M spent





Missing trekker found after 47 days, but girlfriend died




Demi Lovato under fire for promoting weight loss tea containing laxative which could irritate colon and remove key nutrients from the bowels





Pakistani Girl Kidnapped and Sold into Sex Slavery is Found and Returned Home Where She Is Honor-Killed By Brother for Being Whore


Three soldiers killed in IHK at military camp


Pakistan accountable for deaths of Iranian border guards: Ministry


Nawaz Sharif tried to bribe me: Imran Khan  (Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif)




Nearly half of Americans think there's a 'deep state': Poll




Pedophile inmates turned prison into child porn marketplace: feds


Why America's jails are so overcrowded




Breastfeeding mom told to cover up at Va. church to not make men, teens ‘uncomfortable’




Putin Warns North Korea Situation Has ‘Seriously Deteriorated’ (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Russia Steps Up Anti-U.S. Military Propaganda


Russian spy ship collides with freighter, sinks in Black Sea


Russia Blacklists Group Led by Kremlin Opponent Ahead of Protests


Putin And Japan's Abe Discuss Island Dispute, Korea Tensions  


Putin, Abe call for quickest restart of talks on Korean settlement  (Japanese Prime Minister  Shinzo Abe)


Russia eases visas to lure investors, tourists to Far East


32% of Russians Say the Kremlin Protects Human Rights — Poll


Russian diplomat accuses White Helmets of supporting terrorism


Pressure Mounts As Police Search Moscow Office Of Khodorkovsky NGO


Russia’s next-generation strategic bomber to perform debut flight by 2025


Religious Freedom Watchdog For the First Time Urges Blacklisting for Russia





Bill Nye, the Scientism Guy


Bill Nye’s View Of Humanity Is Repulsive


Science guy? How about smut peddler? (Bill Nye's 'seemingly delighted that that which was once confined to a public toilet wall can now to put on video')


Why birth control affects some women more than others: Scientists discover estrogen-heavy pills hamper memory and increase anxiety in females with a certain gene variant





Trump to be first president since Reagan to personally address NRA convention





Revealed: Secret Service billed taxpayers more than $6,000 for ski passes in Whistler during Ivanka and Jared's luxury Passover break





GOP senators not so keen on House's Obamacare repeal


Bernie Sanders Ranked Dead Last in Bipartisan Index Rating Lawmakers  (US Senator of Vermont Bernard Sanders (I-Socialist)


McCain Calls for Greater US, EU Engagement in Balkans  (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)


Ted Cruz: Border Wall Is 'Common Sense Issue'…'We Need to Honor That Promise'  (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)


Senators Told North Korea Nuclear Threat Is Urgent


Trump advisers propose declaring Obama’s climate deal a ‘treaty,’ sending it to Senate to die


Democrats recycle Gorsuch questions for Thapur (Democrats weren’t able to derail Justice Neil M Gorsuch, but they haven’t abandoned the pointed questions they aimed at him, recycling those questions Wednesday for a hearing with appeals court nominee Judge Amul R Thapar.)


Sanders: Trump tax plan makes 'rigged' system 'worse'   (US Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders (I-Socialist)


Administration talks tough on North Korea, but frustrated lawmakers want details


Labor Nominee Acosta Avoids Filibuster, Moves to Full Senate


Senators: We learned ‘very little’ during North Korea briefing


United explains passenger removal to senators




What If Conservatives Sanction Corps Working on Socialized Medicine?



 Facebook’s ‘appalling’ 24-hour post of a baby’s murder


Violent Facebook Live suicide is latest in disturbing trend


Trump unleashes string of tweets




Sean Brune: No estimates on how bad Social Security fraud is




Ecuador and the Case of the Liberal Losers


Paraguay MPs reject amendment allowing president re-election




Half of fine dust smothering Seoul comes from China, other countries: report


Psychology analysis: Moon craves admiration, Ahn recognition


Busan to abolish multiple-choice tests at elementary schools


Moonrise: The Next South Korean Leader and How He Will Govern


Births Dwindle to Record Low in February


Accelerated THAAD Deployment Dividing South Korean Presidential Candidates


U.S. Starts Setting up THAAD Battery in Korea


US, South Korea quick to hug, make up after THAAD ruckus


Gender biased language backfires on campaign trail


Medical tourists surpass 360,000


Economic growth strongest in three quarters


Koreans worried 4th industrial revolution will threaten jobs


Soda loses its fizz: Coca-Cola to cut 1,200 jobs


S. Korean Navy to test unmanned ship


PyeongChang going full blast in Olympics preparations




ESPN yanks poem honoring cop-killer Assata Shakur


The Real Story Behind ESPN’s Wednesday Massacre


Jeb! and the Fish


Lawyer: Hernandez's cellmate request was denied


Colin Cowherd: This ‘awful’ day is only the beginning for ESPN


Aaron Hernandez joked about suicide weeks ago: prison pal


Synthetic marijuana 'K2' found in Aaron Hernandez's body following autopsy after his shocking suicide  


Questions linger over Hernandez's relationship with jail "brother"


NFL draft prospect in scandal made bad choice


NHL Scoreboard


MLB Scoreboard


NBA Scoreboard






California Attorney General: 'An Executive Order Is Not a Law'


Texas House Passes Sanctuary City Bill After Emotional Testimony


Storm-related death toll rises to 2 in NC


Engineer fined $500 for calling himself 'engineer'  (Beaverton, Oregon, resident Mats Järlström – a Swedish-born electronics engineer by training and previous work experience – is $500 poorer after being fined by an Oregon agency following his attempt to point out a problem in the state’s traffic lights that “puts the public at risk.”)




Trump Pushed State Dept for Harder Line on Iran




Trump’s Gorsuch Success Paves Way for Nation Governed by Lawmakers, Not Judges


Gorsuch Puts Down the Left’s Serial Rapist


Justices hear dispute over lower-cost biotech drugs sales


Trump hints at taking sanctuary cities case to high court




Is Donald Trump About to Launch an Operation in Southern Syria?


‘Huge’ blasts near Damascus airport blamed on Israeli strike


Syrian gov't blames Israel after overnight explosion




Editorial: F-35 for Taiwan


Taiwan could counter Chinese carrier: analysts


Cabinet approves cybersecurity bill to protect infrastructure


Taiwan president says phone call with Trump can take place again


Taiwanese guava farmer hopes to crack into U.S. market


Taiwan sets up India Center


PTT founder quits high salary Microsoft job in U.S. to launch Taiwan AI Lab





End the Corporate Tax


Forget Reagan: Trump’s Tax Plan Is More Like George W. Bush


Trump’s Big Tax Reform Plan


Trump goes big on tax overhaul plan that would affect most Americans


Trump's Corporate Tax Cut: A Supply-Side Shot In The Arm


In new tax plan, Trump promises to do what Reagan couldn’t


Tax cut plan a gamble on whether Americans will spend


Poll: More say Trump will increase their taxes


Trump Proposes Sharply Cutting Tax Rates for Individuals


With Trump, Millennials Finally Get Their Tax Cut


Realtors, builders worried mortgage interest deduction at risk in Trump tax plan


President Trump’s Laughable Plan to Cut His Own Taxes


Tax cut plan a gamble on whether Americans will spend


7 Key Elements of the White House’s Plan


Trump’s tax plan is built on a fairy tale


Deficit Hawks Face Moment of Truth  (The White House insists that economic growth will offset its proposed tax cuts, but many economists disagree.)


This Isn’t Tax Policy; It’s a Trump-Led Heist  (Ordinary Americans are not the big beneficiaries of his plan.)


Economic reality and contradictions beset Trump's tax plan


Good and bad news about Trump’s massive tax plan


State and local governments express concerns about Trump tax plan




New computers 'could delete thoughts without your knowledge'





‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Isn’t About Christianity Or Conservatives, It’s About Fundamentalism





Trump: I didn't cancel NAFTA because I like Trudeau, Nieto


Trump agrees 'not to terminate NAFTA at this time'


Trump Aides Embroiled in Debate on How Soon to Move on Nafta


Trump considers order that would start process of withdrawing from NAFTA


Donald Trump’s Trade Policy Is in Disarray




Mnuchin: Tax plan about "unleashing economic growth"  (Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin)


Mnuchin: Trump plan makes taxes simpler, smaller (Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin)




Turkey’s AKP to hold special congress readmitting Erdogan  (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)


Turkey's bombing of Yazidis wrecks group's only medical clinic


Turkey has major chance to diversify gas portfolio: IEA head


Turkish FM to attend EU gathering as union debates track of ties


US wants ‘strong, democratic’ Turkey: Ambassador


EU-Turkey ties ‘severely hit’ by developments in Ankara: Merkel   (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)


Turkish Lira sees sharp increase after surprise rate move


Istanbul court accepts indictment against 30 former Zaman newspaper employees


Erdoğan says West ‘ignores famine in Africa’


US sees Turkey as crucial energy hub: US official


PM Yıldırım warns African countries against Gülen movement


16 PKK militants ‘neutralized’ in two days in Turkey’s Tunceli


Over 9,000 Turkish police officers suspended over suspected links to Gülen


Fears of bird flu in Turkey grow after second suspected case


40 pct of deaths caused by diseases of circulatory system in 2016: Turkish Statistics Institute


Turkey offers condolences over Peshmerga deaths


Turkey's Economic Confidence Index in April at highest level since December 2015


NATO chief says Turkey must show ‘full respect’ for rule of law




Uber driver in Orange County charged with raping his passenger





FTSE 100 sees first loss in 4 days, but Lloyds climbs after earnings


Britain urged to join NAFTA and TPP after Brexit


Major University In Britain Kicks Out Christian Student For Quoting The Bible


Trump's travel ban playing into hands of extremists: David Cameron (Former British Prime Minister David Cameron)


Terror suspect caught with knives outside UK Parliament


Boris Johnson: UK likely to strike Syria if US asks  (British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson)


General election: Theresa May weighing up cheaper 'double lock' for pensions  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)


Boris Johnson: Brexit will boost haggis sales  (British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson)


Labour leader a 'mugwump', says Johnson


NHS: Children's hospital units close to new patients due to staff shortages


Concerns over students' unions' Israel stance


Boris Johnson: Britain must 'step up, not step back' in world's trouble spots


Dramas and sterling 'to boost UK tourism'


'Shocking mistake' :UK to take 130 more lone refugee children in Dubs scheme climbdown


Second arrest in car theft death probe


College lecturers strike across Scotland over pay deal


Puppies stolen while woman in hospital


Foreign aid: MPs call for rise in spending on 'global learning crisis'


Government accounts 'need to show value'


NHS funding squeeze could see drugs firms leave Britain, pharmaceutical industry warns


'Downward spiral' UK slips to 40th  place in press freedom rankings


Nicola Sturgeon urged to set out indyref2 plan before election  (Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon)


'It’s going to be a bloodbath': Tories target high-profile Labour seats


Ban parents from pulling children out of religious education classes, Church of England says


Teachers: Wipe out student debt after seven years, says thinktank


BA offloads British couple at military base over business class row


Miners' strike: Amber Rudd pressed to review secret files


Almost half of GP surgeries close during work hours, MP committee finds


General election: Lib Dem candidate David Ward sacked for 'antisemitic' comments


Plain cigarette packaging works, scientists suggest ahead of UK legal clampdown





US tells UN to put ‘all pressure’ on Russia over Syria


UN Interference with Efforts to Repeal and Replace Obamacare


UN rights expert to visit Panama after 'Papers' leak


United Nations must trash false information on Arab-Jewish conflict


War on Press: Another UN Boss Seeks Criminal Charges for Reporter


UN envoy eyes new Yemen peace talks before Ramadan


Chronic Human Rights Abusers to Review GOP Health Care Plan at United Nations




Today’s Nullification Crisis (Cities can’t declare themselves exempt from federal law.)




Venezuela says it will quit Organization of American States




Trump's First 100 Days Sound A Lot like Bill Clinton's


Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Poll: Trump voters stand by the president


Trump eyes bid to split up 9th  Circuit court amid sanctuary city, travel ban disputes


The education of Donald Trump (The White House remains on a collision course between the president's fixed habits and the demands of his new job.)


Trump accuses Democrats of wanting to shut down the government


Trump: Mexico, Canada opposed NAFTA pull-out


Trump resistance tries to channel its anger


Trump orders review of Obama-era land grabs


Trump tweets draw 'tidal wave of threats'


Trump: Dems want to shutdown the government to bail out Puerto Rico


GOP Voters Like Trump’s First 100 Days; Democrats Really Don’t


Alex Jones: We Did NOT Elect Ivanka as President


Rev. Graham: Christians Will Hold Trump 'To His Word' to End Obamacare Contraceptive Mandate


'The Simpsons' spoofs Trump's first 100 days in office


Fox poll: Trump approval below 50 percent


 CNN/ORC poll: Trump is least popular new president

Trump’s greatest single achievement almost never gets mentioned


Bribe Cases, a Jared Kushner Partner and Potential Conflicts


It Could Be Worse  (Passing judgment on Trump’s first 100 days.)


Teacher's pet! Trump and birthday girl Melania are joined by educators from every state to honor the National Teacher of the Year


In praise of President Trump (really)


The rise and fall — or maybe renewal? — of the White House correspondents’ dinner


Donald Trump Is a Real Republican, and That’s a Good Thing


Clinton White House veterans explain how Trump could turn things around


Melania ‘never wanted this’: report


'A wonderful example of kindness and grace for us all': Ivanka pays gushing birthday tribute to 'incredible step-mom' Melania after report claimed the pair have a frosty relationship




Ivanka Trump to Discuss Fund for Women With World Bank


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