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Joel P. Rutkowski, Ph.D., President



Friday, April 28, 2017





In Today’s Issue: 




Montana Gov. Steve Bullock Will Veto Bill Banning Late-Term Abortions on Babies After 20 Weeks


Watch: Public HS Admin Curses Out Pro-Life Teens: ‘I Don’t Give A F*** What You Think Jesus Tells Me!'


President Trump’s Budget Will Cut a Pro-Abortion Gender Office Obama Started


Trump names anti-abortion leader Yoest to top HHS post


President Trump Names Pro-Life Leader to Key HHS Post, Replacing a Planned Parenthood Activist


Planned Parenthood Touts Grandmas for Abortion


Woman Forced 12-Year-Old Into Prostitution, Made Her Have an Abortion After She Became Pregnant


Democrats Out of Step with Popular Opinion on Abortion


President Donald Trump Gets an A+ on Pro-Life Issues During His First 100 Days in Office


Abortion is the termination of a human life


Planned Parenthood Killed His Sister in a Botched Abortion, Now He’s Demanding Justice


Ben Shapiro: Democrats Use Abortion As Birth Control


Pro-Life Senator Slams the Pro-Abortion Media: “There’s Just Not Honesty”


Women 'to lose legal right to abortion under Donald Trump'


Wendy Davis: Notion That Human Life Begins at Conception is “Absurd”


Group launches site to help women self-induce abortions at home, citing restrictive U.S. laws


Democrats Debate Litmus Test Requiring Candidates to Support Abortion


Spreading Plan C to End Pregnancy


The Abortion Party: 79 Democrats Voted to Ban Partial-Birth Abortions in 2003, Just 7 Voted to Ban Late Abortions in 2015


Building With Abortion Clinic Evacuated After Fireworks Explode, Bomb Threat


Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Fighting to Stop St Louis From Becoming a “Sanctuary City for Abortion”




Taliban’s spring offensive under way


Former Afghan Warlord Hekmatyar Holds First Meetings With Government Since Peace Deal


Afghan Taliban: Our spring offensive will be more than military




Police, Mob Attack Synod Guard’s Quarters, Arrest His Family in Omdurman, Sudan


World Bank And IMF Get African Development Wrong, Again




‘I tried to hold it’: Flyer says Delta kicked him off plane for restroom use




O'Hare security chief fired weeks after United flub




Take Penn Station away from Amtrak




‘Anti-Semitic’ NY city council candidate says more anti-Semitic things


South Carolina Senate Committee Unanimously Approves Campus Anti-Semitism Bill




1 critical after 5 go thru ice in Arctic Norway




ASEAN Summit Sidesteps China Threat




ASX buoyed by corporate earnings


The Australian Dollar Tends to Struggle in May


Why only some boys are better at maths




Toyota recalls 228,000 pickups


Take your Zuckerberg to work day! Facebook founder spends the day at the Ford plant in Michigan helping build a pickup truck as his tour of America continues




Your auto insurance may pay for someone's $10,000 massage therapy





Dozens injured as riot erupts in Macedonian parliament


West Condemns Macedonian Violence As Balkan Tensions Rise


Macedonia Protesters storm parliament and attack MPs




Bringing Accountability to ‘Zombie’ Appropriations, a Key Driver of Federal Waste


Study: Obama Imposed $4B More in Regulations Than Trump Did During First 100 Days




Toronto index rises while New York markets drop


TSX bounces on broad rally led by gold miners, financials


Most actively traded companies on the TSX


970 People Were Killed Killed in Canada Last Year in Euthanasia or Assisted Suicide


$600,000 needed for girl's out-of-country liver transplant


Sajjan expresses 'regret' for claiming to be architect of key battle against Taliban (Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan)


Jailed seven years by Canada, Kashif Ali now walks free


Vancouver begins controversial natural gas restrictions


Canada restarts free trade negotiations with South American trading bloc


Military reveals hundreds of cases of harmful sexual behaviour in ranks


Ontario Liberals bullish after balancing budget as election looms


Saskatchewan’s Catholic school boards to appeal ruling on funding


Dramatic drop in number of 'unfounded' sexual assaults in Canadian Forces: DND report


Fort McMurray man wins lottery months after losing home


Delayed corruption probe sparks questions in Quebec


Canada can’t afford to lose a generation of top research talent


Home Capital says another $290M was withdrawn from its savings accounts Thursday


The elder Trudeau had it almost right. Now, Canada must be aware of the elephant's every tweet


Canadian GDP flat in February after hot start to 2017


Canadian border agents at Toronto’s Pearson airport arrested on suspicion of drug smuggling


Principal orders students not to talk about 13 Reasons Why at school


Canadian Forces to review allegations of sexual misconduct


Toronto art exhibit is window into experiences of Jewish and Muslim women




Why Christians Vex Muslims and Fascists




New 'Cold' War? Russia touts Arctic military base, as US struggles to catch up




It’s not just droughts, but nearly all extreme weather is declining or at or near record lows




Fascists Against Fascism  (The Communists who founded Refuse Fascism say anyone who disagrees with them is … a fascist.)




China’s Angriest Newspaper Doesn’t Speak for China


China and North Korea at the edge of patience: A view from the border


Is This China's Next Threat to U.S. National Security?


US talk about Koreas draws China silence


Meet the Google Alum Who Created China's Facebook-Groupon Mashup


China says it will carry out live fire drills and test new weapons as it bids to 'safeguard national security' in the wake of US and South Korea's military maneuvers 


China builds a $100 million garden to make a bold statement in Washington


China bans list of Islamic names in Xinjiang region





North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch failed: report


North Korea defies US to test-fire missile: Reports


North Korea: Russia, China warn of consequences as US mounts


SE Asia voices 'grave concern' on N. Korea despite appeal


U.S. strike on North Korea could trigger "catastrophic retaliation"


Trump Tells Reuters 'Major Conflict' With North Korea Possible


World keeping watch on volatile Kim Jong Un (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


No one really knows anything about Kim Jong Un’s wife


North Korea obliterates US Capitol and puts the White House in crosshairs in terrifying World War 3 video mock-up 


North Korean airline’s meal sounds like the most disgusting thing ever




Democrats Not Happy With Their Party's Attempts to Block Trump


The Democrats’ First 100 Days


GOP deals with Dems to avoid government shutdown


Congress soon could make it harder for rich people to move to the U.S.


Congress sick and tired of short-term spending bills





Contract Out The Congressional Budget Office




Court suspends action on Obama’s climate rule


Report: Federal Grand Jury Issued Subpoenas In Hillary Clinton Email Case


Court: Employers can pay women less based on this


South Dakota man sues Coca-Cola after he 'found a DEAD MOUSE in a can of Coke that made him sick'


Tennessee boy's family sue his former high school for $4.5million after married female janitor, 29, 'pulled the 16-year-old into a room and raped him'


Atlanta attorney indicted on murder charges seven months after fatally shooting his wife from the backseat of the car - which he claimed was an accident


Infowars' Alex Jones loses child custody battle




Crash test dummies may get heavier to protect heavier Americans





Smugglers allegedly caught with almost $400,000 worth of cocaine taped to their legs at N.Y. airport


Kansas City Jimmy John's worker calmly hands over cash with gun to his head


Toddler's body found in "deplorable" conditions in home


Street gang MS-13 grips Long Island suburbs in violence


Massive Explosives Found in US Home


Student injured in machete attack at coffee shop


Miami police officer accused of terrorizing 19-year-old woman


Federal law doesn’t require healthcare providers to report FGM despite half a million at risk


What I Learned About Civil Unrest During The Los Angeles Riots 25 Years Ago


Second man charged in fatal shooting of judge in Chicago


86-year-old woman beaten to death on high school track


Man admits killing Food Network contestant, husband


Portland and Berkeley: Sanctuary Cities for Leftist Violence


Phyllis Chesler: FGM is illegal in the United States. So why is it still happening here?


Shocking footage shows group of high school bullies savagely beating a girl, 12, in the bathroom, leaving her with severe head injuries


Why buying illegal drugs is immoral


2% of counties have morethan 1/2 nation's homicides


Police arrest at least six Berkeley protesters as tense demonstrations continue just one day after Ann Coulter's campus talk was canceled


Don’t Let the N.Y.P.D. Co-opt Body Cameras


Eighth-grader sold pot-laced gummy bears to fellow students, authorities say


Boy, 17, killed his 13-year-old sister on her birthday when he aimed a loaded gun at her head 'for a joke' and fired after they hugged


After Hate Crimes, Victims Get Stuck With the Bill





The Ancient March from Crony Capitalism to Statism




Arkansas governor dismisses calls for full execution probe


Arkansas execution "horrifying," attorney says after inmate convulses


Arkansas executes 4th  man in week


An Arkansas death-row inmate took her father’s life. Here’s why she doesn’t want the killer executed.





No one is assigned to Jewish outreach at the DNC. Who ya gonna call?




Amid Controversy, Obama Makes Another $400K Pay Day


Greedy Grifters Barack & Michelle Obama Robbing Blind the Party That Made Them


Actually, It’s Totally Fine That Obama Is Being Paid $400,000 to Give a ‘Wall Street Speech’


Michelle Obama explains why she probably will never run for office


The Jacobins of the Democratic Party


California Democrats Make Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day Disappear


The Obamas face the paid-speaking circuit — and all the questions that come with it


Clinton Donor, Obama Ambassador Pays Millions to Settle Silicon Valley Fraud Case


Democrats seeking revenge prepare to mark 100 days of ‘resistance’


Obama Turns Out To Be A Greedy One-Percenter




Sessions Says DOJ Will Appeal Judge’s Ruling Blocking “Sanctuary Cities” Executive Order  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


 Sessions recuses himself from any Michael Flynn investigation


Sessions helps stabilize volatile Justice Department in first 100 days (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)





Dow’s rally from election to Trump’s first 100 days is a postwar record


U.S. Stocks Mixed as Traders Look Past GDP Report: Markets Wrap


Wall Street slightly lower as weak GDP data weighs


Americans' Fears of Being Laid Off at Record Low


GDP Increases 0.7% in First Quarter of 2017, Below Expectations


Weak economy collides with Trump's lofty rhetoric


In first 100 days, a reversal of fortune for Trump favorites on Wall Street


Is inflation hotter than the market will admit? Bond panel can’t quite agree


Asian stocks tick up, euro subdued as ECB maintains easing bias


U.S. first quarter growth weakest in three years as consumer spending falters


Gold ends April with modest monthly gain


Fatter Paychecks Set to Perk Up U.S. Growth


GDP Growth Has Not Topped 2.7% in Record 11 Years





Coulter: Everyone Who Should've Defended Free Speech 'Ran Away With Their Tails Between Their Legs'


Hannity, Ingraham Propose ‘Massive’ Free Speech Tour of Liberal College Campuses With Coulter, Limbaugh, Levin


Berkeley Forgets Its Purpose


College student credits his Apple Watch for saving his life


Political Violence from the Left Comes to Campus — Again


Should you roll your student loans into your mortgage?


Video: Students Compare Trump’s Policies To Nazis… Except They Are Really Obama’s Policies

Purdue's Bold Move (Indiana institution acquires Kaplan University and its 32,000 students in an unprecedented move to enter online education as many large for-profits continue to slump.)


The Spreading Tentacles of Censorship  (Add one more name to the honor role of victims of campus fascism, this time at the University of Arkansas Law School. )



Diminishing Returns for Tuition Discounting  (Net tuition revenue per full-time equivalent student decreased after unrestricted tuition discount rates hit 28.7 percent.)


Can Early Experiences With Computers, Robots Increase STEM Interest Among Young Girls?


Not in My Classroom  (Study suggests professors widely oppose campus carry as inimical to academic freedom, but fewer would alter their teaching habits under the law.)


The Golden Key to Social Mobility  (It is not coincidental that education is a major political issue in Britain, as in the US.)


Moonlighting While Accreditation Fell Through  (Community college faces students upset that they can't be licensed after a professor -- fired this week -- reportedly didn't have time to deal with accreditor, despite having time to teach online at two for-profit institutions.)


What is the Law on Campus Free Speech and What Should Berkeley—and all Universities—Do to Protect It?


Yale Grad Students Go on ‘Symbolic’ Hunger Strike Where They’re Allowed to Eat


Ann Coulter didn't show up at UC Berkeley, but protesters did


Exposed: Youtube Star Hunter Avallone Exposes Hood College’s Censorship of Conservatives (Video)


Coulter the latest target of liberal attack on free speech


Berkeley GOP Club Atty: Berkeley Democrat Mayor & UC Berkeley Devised Plan to Ban Conservative Speakers (Video)


Parents slam Minnesota high school for saying they would BAN the trap team's yearbook photo because they are holding guns 


Berkeley Is Under Attack From Both Sides


Next to Berkeley’s fascists, Ann Coulter is a liberal


University of Virginia Study: 20% of Trump Voters Were former Obama Voters (Video)





In Egypt, Meeting with Sunni Muslim Leaders, Pope Francis Must Speak Up

Pope Francis at Al Azhar: Religious leaders must unite to defeat ‘barbarity'




Will 2020 be another 1972 for Democrats?




Oil logs a gain, but suffers 2nd straight monthly loss


Energy Prices


U.S. gasoline demand falls for second straight month: EIA


Trump order could open California coast, Arctic to new oil and gas drilling


5 things that will drive oil prices in May


Revived Pipeline Divides Nebraska, Again


Coal Mine Reality for President Trump




Mass die-off of whales in Atlantic alarming scientists who have no clear idea of why it’s happening





Putin and Poroshenko Still Talk Regularly, But Kiev Would Rather Ukrainians Didn't Know  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin/ Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko)





European stocks drop for second day as euro rises after inflation data


EU defence cooperation speeding up: Mogherini  (EU defense integration is advancing faster than in other areas and could see key decisions made this year to boost cooperation, diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini said Thursday.)


Inflation surge doesn't help Draghi


Another victim dies after truck terror attack in Stockholm


Senior doctor resigns over plan to hand Dublin hospital to order of nuns


Europe could allow a united Ireland to join EU after Brexit




Hospital Threatens to Remove Baby’s Life Support , Won’t Let Parents Take Him Elsewhere for Treatment




It Will Take An Ax, Not A Scalpel, To Control Federal Spending




FBI Agent Testifies Money From Fake Charity Went Into Former Rep. Brown’s (D-Florida) Personal Account





Exclusive—FCC Chairman: ‘We Need an Open and Free Internet for the 21st  Century





Larry Fink Says U.S. on Path to 'Exploding' Deficits




Trump Foreign Policy Gets Tough Scrutiny at 100-day Mark


Trump’s unconventional foreign policy makes consequential impact in first 100 days




The American Founders Knew A Virtuous Republic Requires Virtuous People




French Jewish leader demands police probe death of Jewish woman as murder


Le Pen denounces Holocaust doubters  (French presidential candidate says she "abhors" Holocaust doubters following her deputy's expression of skepticism about Nazi gas chambers.)


Racism, anti-Semitism and WWII move to center stage for France’s rival candidates


The French Jewish community's hardening position against Le Pen


Emmanuel Macron Vows to Avoid ‘The Mistake Hillary Clinton Made’ in Presidential Campaign


French media slam Le Pen lockout while Macron bans Russian news sites


French teenagers protest at candidates


French workers fear their poor English is harming their career chances


France's wartime past intrudes into presidential election race


Paris gives green light to mass rollerblading rallies after lifting ban




In a restless Germany, a new generation tires of the ‘never ending shame’ for Nazi crimes


Merkel To Meet Putin In Sochi To Discuss Ukraine, Syria  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel/Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Govt could block Turks from voting in Germany on death penalty


German Companies Silent on Iran’s Holocaust Denial Following Call to Cease Business


Italy claims to break up Berlin terror cell linked to Christmas market attacker


Former German chancellor Helmut Kohl awarded €1m damages over biography


Young men drive over Egyptian student then mock her as she lies dying, witnesses say


German parliament backs partial burka ban


German-Israeli Relations Take a Turn for the Worse


German Lower Parliament OKs Partial Full-Burqa Ban


The Double Life of a Right-Wing Terror Suspect 




Sowing Climate Doubt Among Schoolteachers




Former President George H.W. Bush released after latest hospital stay


Wisconsin Republicans Push Bill To Punish Students Or Faculty Who Block Free Speech On Campus After Protesters Invade Shapiro Event


Kasich: 'Taking out' North Korean leadership better than dropping a bomb  (Governor of Ohio John Kasich)


Bo Dietl has no business running for mayor (New York City)





Feds Spent $13.5 Million on Vehicles It Doesn’t Know It Needs





Woman contracts rare parasitic hookworm in paradise


Doctors Strangled by Bureaucracy


No Zika found in Florida mosquito samples so far


California's Road To Single-Payer Ruin




Joss Whedon Mocks Cancer Survivors In Ugly Attack on Trump and Ryan


'Miracle' actor Michael Mantenuto found dead at 35


Disgusting! Hollywood Director Mocks and Sexualizes Teenage Cancer Survivors




LGBT group took millions from gov’t, ‘spent lavishly’ on computers, meals


Rev. Graham: 'Homosexuality is Defined by God as Sin' -- The 'Conversion Therapy' is Jesus





House approves stopgap spending bill to avert shutdown


‘The Avengers’ Director Receives Backlash for Joke Involving Child Cancer Survivors Meeting With Paul Ryan  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)


Paul Ryan Under Fire as Health Care Is Delayed Again


Dem Congressman: North Korea Could Smuggle Nuke Into U.S. in ‘Bale of Marijuana’


Freedom Caucus Endorses Amended ObamaCare Replacement


Why can't House repeal Obamacare? Because a lot of Republicans don't want to


Health Bill Vote Scrapped for Now as G.O.P. Support Wanes


GOP backs off a health-care push that threatened deal to avert shutdown


Poll: Gianforte Leads Quist by 15 Points in Montana House Race


Congressional Israel Victory Caucus’ launch by Republicans reinforces support for Israel


Maxine Waters: L.A. Riots Were an ‘Insurrection,’ ‘Defining Moment’ in Black Resistance (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)


Lawmakers: Trump administration needs comprehensive Syria strategy


Three Strikes Means You’re Out, Speaker Ryan  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)





H-1B Reform Could Make Tech Jobs More Competitive for American Workers


Immigrants plan May rallies after Trump opposition


Finding Sanctuary… Cities



Trump's immigration crackdown is well underway


Hoax Reports of Space Aliens Flood Immigration Hotline




Indian police killed a protester in IHK


Indian police must not become cannon fodder for Maoists


Iran offers India to run phase one of Chabahar Port


India, Cyprus ink four pacts, including one for air services


Powerful figures in Bollywood films confront violence against women in India


'I'm an ISI agent, want to quit and stay in India'


Major reservoirs in south India have only 10% of their total storage


India to supply only food, medicine to North Korea




Pence: “Indonesia’s tradition of moderate Islam, frankly, is an inspiration to the world” (US Vice-President Mike Pence)





Five hundred people will get duplicate tax refund checks - but they can only cash one of them, officials warn




Controlling the nation’s internet




Suspect Iranian flights spotted in Syria ahead of missile strike




Iraq seizes 'world's largest' ransom on route to royal kidnappers




Germaine Greer justifies child marriage, says female genital mutilation is “not Islam”


Dr. Jihad's prescription for a Muslim America





Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Friday, April 28, 2017)


Netanyahu's bold move against Western diplomatic warfare  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Merkel backs Foreign Minister's meeting with leftists  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)


US Consulate Releases Warning Due to Arab Violence


UNRWA Commissioner-General: We Are Not Planning Curricular Changes In Our Schools


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


Eyeing his trip to Trump, Abbas takes on Hamas, reins in hunger-strike protests


Revealed: Land Broker Handed to PA by B’Tselem, Ta’ayush Agents Died of Torture


PM: ‘Insensitive’ of German FM to meet leftist NGOs near Holocaust Remembrance Day


Tens of Palestinians injured as clashes erupt on 'Day of Rage' across occupied West Bank (Judea and Samaria)


Jerusalem mayor: Arabs live better in this city than anywhere else in Mideast


Yes, It’s Yet Another Arab Day of Rage


Police prevent left-wing rally at outpost against settler violence


Sit-ins organized in Palestinian territory, Israel, Venezuela in solidarity with hunger strike


Israel said pushing for massive East Jerusalem expansion as Trump visits


Jewish, Christian Educators Protest Tuft’s BDS Endorsement on Passover


Israeli Arab singer ‘honored’ to perform at Memorial Day


Israeli gas canister sparks fire in Nablus-area village, causing severe damage


97 new fallen to be commemorated this Memorial


Israel’s New National Memorial Hall Honors 23,544 Fallen


Footage shows elderly woman hurling racist abuse


Abbas meets with families of Palestinian hunger strikers in Ramallah


Palestinians say dozens wounded at protests for prisoners


Pro-BDS Students Sue Fordham University Over Rejection of Students for Justice in Palestine


Liberman: Ties between Israel, Arab states 'more crucial for them than us'  (Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman)


If Trump Visits Israel He May or May Not Move Embassy, Make Peace


Outrage over German Foreign Minister's alleged belittling of Holocaust


Watch: Naftali Bennett’s Victory Speech (and Branski’s Concession) (Israeli Education Minister and chairman of the Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home) party Naftali Bennett)


Trump: I want to see peace with Israel and the Palestinians


Palestinians say dozens wounded at protests for prisoners


Why Palestinians are posting videos of themselves drinking salt water


Israeli ambassador speaks of fresh peace initiative





Japan plans to block North Korean terrorists, report says


Olympus wins US$529m damages from six former executives




The drums are beating for a third Lebanon war




Left-Wing Thugs Force Cancellation of Portland Parade




Trump's Love-Hate Relationship with the Gray Lady


Bozell: Honoring Univision Anchor for Excellence Puts Media's 'Credibility in the Toilet'


Federal probe into Fox News takes new turn


Did Sean Hannity Unwittingly Tweet Out His Own Pink Slip?


New York Times Op-Ed Denounces the Asian Salad as ‘Racist’


The Left-Wing Takeover of Fox News


Dan Rather, Fake Newsman

Liberal Hate? Times, CNN, and Fox News Sued for Racial Discrimination


What the press still doesn’t get about Trump


When Bill O’Reilly Misled His Viewers


Watters announces vacation after Ivanka Trump comments


Sean Hannity Leads Fight Against Media Fascism


Sean Hannity warns of 'end of FNC as we know it'


New York Times Hosts Anti-Israel Roger Waters


Huh? New York Times blames Coulter for Berkeley riot threats


Breitbart sees potential to expand in Europe amid French, German elections


Hannity Brazenly Defends Embattled Fox News Leader




Mexico Assembles Team for All-Out Legal Assault on Border Wall




Coalition planes drop food, medical supplies in besieged Taiz  (Abdullah al-Rabiah, supervisor-general of the King Salman Center for Humanitarian Aid and Relief, revealed that Saudi Arabia is distributing aid throughout Yemen, including the areas controlled by Houthi militias.)





Video Interview: How Likely Will America Find Itself in Another Korean War?


Rockwell Collins gets contract for improved cyber security


Why alleged victims of Marines nude photo scandal are upset


U.S. Air Force seeks hackers to test the security of its web portals


Thousands of US troops deploying to Afghanistan, Europe this summer


Seven sailors on USS Hué City to be punished for inappropriate relationship


Air Force Academy's 1st  female superintendent stepping down


Trump orders the VA to create new office to weed out bad workers




Harvard Study Finds Restaurants More Likely to Close, Less Likely to Open After Wage Hikes




Images from first-ever dive into Saturn's rings




N.S.A. Halts Collection of Americans’ Emails About Foreign Targets




Michael Flynn’s fall tells a much bigger story





Montenegro Ratifies Pact On NATO Membership  


Montenegro to ratify Nato membership




China has Pakistan over a barrel on ‘One Belt One Road’


Pakistan: Teen girl forced into sex slavery, then murdered by Muslim brother for “illicit relationships with some men”


Why failing to pay the power bill imperils Pakistani economy


China staving off Pakistan crisis with US$1.2b loans


Pakistan: Thousands of activists rally against PM Sharif


After a long break Pak-Afghan talks resumed


US should review its options for dealing with Pakistan: Experts


Five terrorists killed in an operation across country


'Sajjan Jindal secretly meets Nawaz Sharif in Pakistan's Murree, violates visa', says Pakistani media


China to finance Karachi-Peshawar Railway Line





Time to call off the war on parenting




Killing complaint casts a pall over Duterte’s summit (President Rodrigo Duterte)


Secret Cell Found in Philippines Police Station




Bill O’Reilly, Fox News, and the pornification of conservative media




How to safely trash opioids, old prescription drugs              




Female prison guard, 29, killed in brutal assault 'by a convicted murderer serving life behind bars'






Organic pet food company recalls products over fears they contain a EUTHANASIA drug 





How multiracial Americans reflect the broader state of U.S. race relations




Waffle House co-founder, 98, dies just weeks after the business partner he started the chain with passed away 




More US Nonretirees Expect Comfortable Retirement




Keep Your Eyes on the Protests in Russia’s Provinces


Putin’s Paradise (Russian President Vladimir V Putin; Russia’s record $50 billion Sochi Olympics spawned a lavish new resort—but will it survive?)


How Pokemon Go Led a Russian Blogger to Prison


Opponents Of Moscow Apartment Demolition Plan Targeted In Attacks


Dozens of Cows Starve to Death, Littering the Countryside of This Russian Village


Russia blames the U.S. after protesters storm Macedonia’s parliament


Moscow deeply regrets Montenegro’s decision to join NATO


Russian Hooligans’ Toughest Opponents? Russia’s Police


Russia checks Aerospace Force for readiness to defend facilities against advanced weapons


Moscow Activist Blinded in Chemical Attack


Russian diplomat says use of military force against North Korean unacceptable, dangerous

Really, Vlad? Putin calls on countries to 'refrain from military rhetoric' over Korea - as his armored divisions polish up their tanks for Victory Day Parade  
(Russian President Vladimir V Putin)




Behind Ernest Hemingway’s suicide, nine concussions that incapacitated his brain, forensic psychiatrist says


Let's penalize people for having 'extra kids' -- Bill Nye's outrageous idea


Watch: Bill Nye Used To Know That Chromosomes Determined Gender


21,587 Reasons to Fix Forensic Science





Trump to NRA: 8-year assault on your freedoms has ended


More Now Say It’s Too Easy to Get a Gun


More Guns, Less Crime Redux


NRA determined to turn major election wins into permanent gun rights for Americans


Dems adopt new tactic for gun confiscation


Challenging inaccurate information about guns





Automated calls give police a way to check on seniors living on their own




All 100 Senators Sign Letter to UN Asking for Equal Treatment of Israel


Bernie Sanders blasts Trump's "hypocrisy"  (US Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders (I-Socialist)


Schumer surprised that Trump hasn't fought for border wall funding  (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)


The CREATES Act Is Back (The search for cheap drugs inspires a good display of bipartisanship.)


The knives are out! Elizabeth Warren turns on Obama, she’s ‘troubled’ by $400K Wall Street speech (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)


Acosta Is New Secretary of Labor


Senate Democrats block quick vote on stopgap spending bill


Bernie Sanders Senator takes aim at Trump on climate ahead of march in DC (US Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders (I-Socialist)


Watch: Al Franken (D-Minnesota) leaps out at Cory Booker (D-New Jersey) in birthday surprise





Beyond 'Fake News:' Facebook Fights 'Information Operations'


Facebook Governments exploited us to spread propaganda, company admits


Susan Rice’s Revealing Twitter Account (It is clear from it that former National Security Adviser Susan Rice is still proud of spying on Trump.)





Clashes in Rio as workers protest austerity




U.S. and S. Korea reaffirm 'solid joint defense posture', as Trump warns of 'major, major conflict'


New Apache helicopter participates in US-South Korean exercises


South Korea Rejects Trump’s $1B THAAD Demand


AP Fact Check: US Anti-Missile System in S. Korea Has Limits


THAAD Battery to Be up and Running 'in a Few Days'


Insect as food growing popular in Korea


Trump: ‘We may terminate’ U.S.-South Korea trade agreement


Park Has Trouble Finding New Defense Lawyers  (Former President Park Geun-hye)


South Korea automakers concerned over possible revision of U.S. trade deal


Missing Ferry Disaster Victim's School Uniform Found




Spain offers to host EU medicines agency after Brexit





City of brotherly love! NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is mercilessly booed by Philadelphia crowd at the Draft as Cleveland Browns pick Texas A&M's Myles Garrett with the first pick


2017 NFL draft: Browns take Garrett; Bears trade up for Trubisky; McCaffrey goes to Panthers


NFL draft tracker 2017: First-round picks, analysis


Falcons pick says ‘fine me later’ after dropping F-bomb in emotional speech


Aaron Hernandez's fiancée could sell their 15-room mini-mansion for $1.2million as his estate drops to $0


Elite school axes lacrosse coaches after players’ booze-filled Disney trip


Three stunning quarterback trades in first round of NFL Draft


Giants draft Ole Miss’ tight end, who is more like a receiver


ESPN's paying a high price for playing politics and other comments


NHL Scoreboard


MLB Scoreboard


NBA Scoreboard




Texas House Passes Sanctuary City Ban With Stiff Penalty for Public Officials


California Is Seceding from the Constitution


Texas Bill Adds Civil, Criminal Penalties for Sanctuary Cities


Church police dept. would be U.S. first under Ala. bill


Dangerous brown recluse spiders found in Michigan family's garage


State refuses vote-fraud probe – snubs video evidence (Undercover journalist James O’Keefe of Project Veritas Action is blasting Wisconsin officials for insisting video evidence of vote fraud that he gave them is not enough to begin an investigation.)


Andrew Cuomo hires another mercenary (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)





State Department Wants to Clear Haley’s Remarks (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)


Tillerson Urges UN Security Council to Take Action Before N. Korea Does  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)


Tillerson eyes cutting 2,300 jobs at State Dept.


Tillerson Says Threat Of North Korean Nuclear Attack On South Korea, Japan Is 'Real'


State Dept Official: Trump Admin Views North Korea as Top Security Priority


Tillerson says China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)


In an apparent shift, Tillerson says U.S. is willing to hold direct talks with North Korea


Rex Tillerson: North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is 'not insane'





Can You Lose Your Citizenship by Lying About Your Weight?


U.S. Supreme Court denies stay of execution for Arkansas killer


The Roberts Court, 2017 Edition


Justice Ginsburg laments confirmation battle to confirm Gorsuch




Reports: US troops deploy along Syria-Turkish border


No confidence for meeting Assad? PACE head on way out after Syria trip


President of European rights group censured for Assad meeting  (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)


Syria to buy latest Russian anti-missile system: Assad 


Trump is puppet of US ‘deep state,’ has no ‘own’ foreign policy – Assad  (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)


Chemical weapons allegedly used 45 times in Syria: OPCW chief  


Iran in Syria: A Gathering Storm?




Economy grows 2.56% in Q1, beating expectations


Trump not open to another phone call with Taiwan's president, cites China


Taiwan, US should stay in contact: presidential office


Trump now says he would check with China before another call with Taiwan’s president (AVIPP COMMENTARY: How pathetic! The leader of the free world will check with the Communist Chinese dictator too see if he can take a telephone call from Taiwan’s president.)


KMT criticizes president’s call for arms, F-35s


Taiwanese president thanks US for supporting its participation in WHO


Status Quo in Taiwan Won’t Last Forever - US Officials Need to Be Ready


Foxconn CEO Terry Gou reportedly visits White House to discuss job creation in U.S.


Nearly a quarter of NTNU students are foreigners: report


Taiwan passes new Company Act draft bill to create better startup environment


Chinese version of Israeli cookbook launched in Taipei





A Tax Expert's Take on Trump's Proposal: 'A Truly Great Tax Plan'


New Mexico city seeks sugary drink tax


Trump's Tax Plan is Bad News for High Tax Blue States


The dumbest part of Trump’s dumb tax plan


Plan Redistributes America’s Wealth to Its Richest Families


Trump's tax-code plan is short on reform and long on tax cuts for the wealthy


State and Local Tax Deduction: An Item Blurring Party Lines


Tax Cuts for All, but No One Has to Pay for Them. For Now.


This Isn’t Tax Policy; It’s a Trump-Led Heist





Why women, blacks and Hispanics are leaving tech





Muslim Terrorist in 9/11 Bomb Plot Blames Violent Video Games


New: Domestic Terrorist Bill Ayers Working With ANTIFA Terrorist Group





Jim DeMint Is Said to Be Out at Heritage Foundation





Trump Plans to Renegotiate NAFTA. Here’s How It Can be Improved to Benefit America.


How about renegotiating NAFTA as a treaty this time?


Trump threatens to terminate NAFTA unless U.S. gets a winning deal


Milk is sour issue in U.S.-Canada trade talks as Trump seeks Nafta renegotiation


On Nafta, Some See Recklessness Where Others See Strategy




Erdogan: “Fresh page” for US relations with Trump (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)


Dean Cain Fights Against The Islamic Persecution Of Christians, And Declares That Turkey Did Indeed Do The Armenian Genocide


Turkish army, Syrian Kurdish militia in new clashes


Statement on alcohol ban in outdoor locations in Turkey’s Antalya sparks debate


Turkey arrests suspected American, Briton ISIL members entering from Syria


Turkey's NATO Membership Should Be Revoked


Turkey retaliates to attacks from YPG-controlled Syria, at least 18 militants killed: Military


Erdogan to return to AKP on May 2: Turkish PM


Turkish strikes on YPG in Syria put our soldiers at risk: US


Germany to EU: Do not end Turkey talks


Turkey ‘key’ for energy security in region: Minister


Israel’s gas ‘can be transferred to Turkey in 2 to 3 years’


Turkish Central Bank raises inflation forecasts, but confident on months ahead


Turkish-origin children in Germany suffering from inadequate language skills: Professor


Russia, Turkey face common growth challenges despite different exposures to commodity cycle: Moody’s


Nicaragua leader calls on Turkish businesspeople to invest


Turkey inks agriculture deals with six African countries


Turkey’s foreign trade deficit narrows in March




Uber’s Growth and Dominance ‘Entirely Artificial,’ Says Expert


An Uber engineer kills himself. His widow says the workplace is to blame.





FTSE 100 falls as Barclays drops, pound holds gains after GDP data


Suspected London terrorist was part of Gaza flotilla


‘Barbarous acts of cruelty’: U.K. jury convicts doctor of performing unnecessary surgeries


Spokesman For Church Of England States ‘”Fundamentalist” Parents Have No Right To Object To Forced Lessons About Islam In School For Their Children’


Claims of crooked UK MPs passing secret reports to City traders remain uninvestigated


UK: Muslim student leaves ball-bearing bomb on London Tube train, walks away to attend lecture


UK: Muslim teen plotted jihad massacre at Elton John concert 


General election: Theresa May lays bare ambition to capture Labour heartlands  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)


Police shoot woman and arrest four in counter-terror operation across London and Kent


Air pollution plan cannot be delayed, high court tells government


Nicola Sturgeon slammed over ‘3-year’ teaching vacancies  (Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon)


Drugs: Officers in Lancashire tackle surge of spice-related incidents


Whitehall incident: Armed police swooped on terror suspect as he headed for Downing Street with bag packed with knives


Woman shot by police during London counter-terrorism raid


Migration sees Scotland’s population reach record high


'Schools are in jeopardy': teachers renew funding plea in run-up to polls


Exclusive: Boris Johnson could be victim of Cabinet reshuffle after General Election, his allies warn  (British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson)


University of Manchester: Rowan Williams urges removal of Holocaust denier's books from display


Cancer Drugs Fund 'huge waste of money'


Sgt Alexander Blackman, Marine A, released from prison as wife says it 'feels like Christmas'


Man plotted attacks on Buckingham Palace and Elton John concert


Jailed marine freed after Taliban killing


Briton held in Turkey as terrorism suspect spoke of Isis 'jail' to UK press


Westminster terror attacker Khalid Masood's final message revealed


Rowan Williams urges removal of Holocaust denier's books from display




UN: Repealing ObamaCare Violates “International Law”


UN Interference with Efforts to Repeal and Replace Obamacare


The squalid sanctimony of the United Nations


Haley accuses Russia of allowing Syria to deny needed aid  (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)


UN Human Rights Council Member Saudi Arabia Sentences Man to Death for Renouncing Islam




Seattle Gives City Workers Time Off to Attend Anti-Trump Protests


Boy, 8, dies after a planter box falls on his head as he was climbing up the side of his house




Venezuela's Capriles calls for election





Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


'I'd Give Him an 'F!'' (John Dean has no lack of experience with difficult politicians -- he served as Richard Nixon's right-hand man and was a key figure in the Watergate scandal. In an interview, he explains why he believes the best hope for Donald Trump is his incompetence.)


Is Trump Losing Faith in the White House?


Donald Trump and the Erosion of American Democracy


Reagan's Lesson for Trump


Donald Trump Is America’s Experiment in Having No Government


Hocus POTUS (On NAFTA, it is the case of Goldwater v Trump.)

Lewandowski’s firm appears to offer Trump meetings


Trump reveals what he misses now that he is president


The White House’s invisible man


Aide says people are "wasting time" on Trump's tax returns


Trump's executive orders are mostly theater


Spicer: White House has 'not tried to push' House on health care  (White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer)


Trump takes key U.S. ally by surprise on trade, missile defense


Promises Kept, and Not Yet Kept, in Trump’s First 100 Days


How President Trump Can End Obamacare with a Stroke of a Pen


Trump made right call in firing Flynn, White House says


Trump’s first 100 days were alarming — and relieving


Donald Trump’s conflicting messages


Trump’s first 100 days give conservatives a lot to celebrate


Go, Trumpm go -- pare back the national monuments


Trump has his Cabinet, but lagging behind on other appointments


We set a low bar for Trump. He still failed to meet it.


Larry Elder: Trump's Biggest Achievement In His First 100 Days? Stopping The Left


Three huge failures that will haunt Trump’s presidency


Trump admits he thought being president 'would be easier'



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