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Joel P. Rutkowski, Ph.D., President



Tuesday, May 1, 2018





In Today’s Issue: 




Cecile Richards’ Farewell Message: “For the Last 12 Years I’ve Been Honored” to Fight for Abortion


State Department: Killing Unborn Children Not A 'Human Right'


Cecile Richards Finally Leaves Planned Parenthood


Court Won’t Remove Judge Who Blocked More Videos Exposing Aborted Baby Part Sales Despite Planned Parenthood Ties


Think abortion should be punished? Take a look around.


41 Senators and 153 Members of Congress Stand Up for Defunding Planned Parenthood


Shapiro Rips Michelle Wolf's WHCD Jokes: 'Substitute 'Slavery' for 'Abortion' and see how Funny It Is'


Cecile Richards Defends Michelle Wolf’s Disgusting Abortion Jokes: “She’s a Comedian, It’s Her Job”


Was This Famous Iron Maiden Song About Abortion?


Mayor Blocks Pregnancy Center From Opening Next Door to Abortion Clinic


Planned Parenthood Asks for Injunction In Medical Abortion Case


South Carolina Bill Would Ban Dismemberment Abortions Tearing Babies Limb From Limb


Telemedicine OK Passes Kansas Legislature With Anti-Abortion Clause


151 Planned Parenthood centers hit with ‘prayer and protest’ during weekend demonstration


YouTube Suspends Life-Saving Abortion Pill Reversal as “Harmful” or “Dangerous” Content


Abortion in Alabama is on the rise


Trump may deny Planned Parenthood $50M+ per year in Title X funding: report


How Do Pro-Life Latinas Feel About Abortion? It's Complicated


Woman Died Hours After Botched Legal Abortion at Marie Stopes Abortion Clinic  (United Kingdom)


Lawyer vows to sue Ontario Catholic trustees who vote against pro-life motion(Canada)


‘Terrible blow’ to abortion lobby as they fail to legalize abortion in El Salvador


Abortion is another word for murder


Doctors Told Mom 20 Times to Abort Baby With No Brain Who Wouldn’t Survive Birth, Now He’s Healthy(Scotland)




Editorial: Afghan media must re-evaluate its approach towards reporting terrorist incidents


Attacks Underscore Unending Nature of Afghan War




Senior dragged away, mauled by lion at South African animal park


Morocco severs ties with Iran over support for West Sahara Polisario front-official


BBC hits Trump for “dangerous rhetoric” for pointing out that “Christians are being murdered in Nigeria”


Nigeria: Muslims murder 24 with pair of bombs at rival mosque





Defaming Canary Mission




Historic Jewish cemeteries in Seattle said desecrated by homeless



Banks nudge Australian share market toward 7-week high


Australian dollar drops below US75¢ as rate hike prospects fade


There’s No Escape From Australia’s Refugee Gulag


Australia: Muslim who murdered his neighbor while screaming “Allahu akbar” pleads not guilty due to mental illness


Australia’s Top Catholic Set for Sex Abuse Trial


Home prices fall again in April as credit tightens


Australian TV airs covert footage of molester facing extradition from Israel





GM U.S. Sales Drop Is in Line With Analyst Estimates


Cold snap for U.S. April auto sales instead of spring thaw




After a day at border, first members of migrant caravan taken into U.S. custody to process asylum claims




TSX recovers from early slip, loonie falls against U.S. dollar


Bad doctors who cross the border can hide their dirty secrets. We dug them up


John Robson: How much longer will our politicians be able to pretend that reality doesn't apply to Canada?


BoC head says Canadians owe $2 trillion as central bank mulls next rate hike


Drive from Canada to France? A new ferry from Newfoundland will allow you to do it





The census is a threat to communities of color




CDC chief asks for, and gets, cut to his record $375K pay




China's foreign minister to visit N. Korea this week


Exclusive: How Pentagon Technology Found Its Way to the Chinese Military


Fears of Espionage May Lead to Rules on Chinese Research




Reasons to Be Hopeful, and Not Hopeful, about North Korea


Optimism About Korea Will Kill Us All


Here Is Why North Korea Will Give Up Its Nuclear Weapons


Trump should keep pressure on North Korea to achieve peace




Congress members soften their approach on addiction




Starbucks drops Jewish group from anti-bias training session: report




Roy Moore sues 3 women who accused him of sexual assault  (Former Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore)




Man In Tennessee Goes To Christian Girl And Shoots Her To Death. Before Being Murdered, She Sings “Jesus Loves Me”


Chicago police gang database criticized for inaccuracies





Border Patrol allows 8 migrant caravan members to enter country near San Diego; dozens more wait


Unexpected find in duffel bag carried across border, agents say




She’s Back! (Again!) Clinton Raises Resistance Money


Nevada Dem Candidate Slams Pharma Lobby Despite Taking Over $70,000 From Industry Groups


New York Dem Candidate in Danger of Being Disqualified From Democratic Primary




Suspect killed during Homeland Security operation




Manafort Lawyers: Special Counsel Has Nothing (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


Rosenstein: Justice Dept. Won't Be 'Extorted' by Congress (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)


Mueller’s Questions about Collusion Are the Most Interesting Questions of All


Mueller's Team Pushes Flynn Sentencing Back 2 Months


Sessions Announces Criminal Charges Against Suspected Caravan Members  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


DOJ files charges against 11 suspected 'caravan' members for illegal border crossing


NYT obtains questions Mueller has for Trump




Tech rally lifts S&P 500, Nasdaq; Dow falls for 3rd straight session


S&P, Nasdaq advance on trade optimism, Dow dips


Stocks End Mixed as Apple Boosts Tech; Bonds Fall: Markets Wrap


Stocks in Japan Trade Mixed; Dollar Holds Gains: Markets Wrap


Asian Markets Modestly Higher In Holiday-thinned Trade


U.S. stock futures pare losses as Washington extends tariff exemptions


Gold prices fall a second straight session to end at a 2-month low


Detroit Was Crumbling. Here’s How It’s Reviving.


Trifecta of cheap loans, high stock prices and low consumer prices is coming to an end


The dollar index just turned positive for 2018


So Far, No Signs of Investment Boom From Trump’s Tax Cut


Bitcoin off 4%; Charity turns to crypto mining to raise money




How Homeschoolers Defeated California’s Push to Take Power From Parents


65% of Public School 8th  Graders Not Proficient in Reading; 67% Not Proficient in Math


Failing: Majority Of 8th  Graders In Public Schools Are Not Proficient In Math, Reading


5th Grade Teacher Charged With Distribution of Child Pornography


Parents furious over obscene sex ed lesson for 14-year-olds


College students 'burn to learn' in business class on spin bikes


Uncovering Koch Role in Faculty Hires


L.A. school board poised to name Beutner as superintendent


Decreasing Defaults in Indiana


White sorority sisters saying N-word in video face backlash


Doctors are stumped after at least 36 people from SAME Alabama college are diagnosed with rare eye cancer that affects only six in every million


Teacher tells middle-school student to become LGBT activist




Why Washington Turns a Blind Eye to Egypt's Thugocracy




If Only Hillary Had Won




In midterm elections, Republicans are running against ... Hillary Clinton. Still.




Oil settles at 2-week low as U.S. output hits fresh peak


Energy Prices


Oil Hedge Fund Manager Says $300 Oil ‘Not Impossible’





Exclusive: EPA whistleblower says Pruitt 'lied' to Congress  (Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt)




Denied Power, Armenian Opposition Leader Urges Nationwide Strikes




Jewish symbols are disappearing from Europe





European stocks end lower, with many markets closed on May Day holiday


EU-Wide poll: Majority say migrant integration “unsuccessful” — 73% in Sweden




Comey 🤡 Still Talking: Trump ‘Actively Undermining Rule of Law’(Former FBI Director James Comey)


His Selective Memory Suggests James Comey Slow-Walked The FBI’s Investigation Into Hillary Clinton


Hillary and Comey Are the Same Person 


Trump haters Strzok, Page tried messaging outside government channels, texts show





Fed likely to keep rates steady; investors bet on June hike





Trump sums up his foreign policy approach as ‘America first.’ What does that mean to Americans?




Macron arrives on rare French presidential visit to Australia (French President Emmanuel Macron)


May Day riot in Paris: Masked protesters torch cars, police deploy tear gas (Videos)


Exclusive — Le Pen Warns Trump: Macron Old Politics!




Germany Eyes Stricter Rules for Foreign Takeovers Amid China Worries


Germany calls for 'permanent exemption' from Trump tariffs


Marx at 200: Germany torn over revolutionary's legacy


Germany Has Its First Sex Doll Brothel Where People Go To Have Sex With Dolls





Global warming? The latest news tells a different story





Google Battling Nefarious Actors Trying to Manipulate Search Results




Tom Price: Americans Pay More Because GOP Weakened Obamacare




Ashley Judd SUES Harvey Weinstein, claiming he damaged her career and blocked her from major roles because she rejected his sexual advances





Amid raging Holocaust law controversy, Poland’s chief rabbi urges nuance





Mystery donors ponied up $50M to keep dossier team at work well beyond election: report


Alan Grayson to Challenge Fellow Dem in Florida Primary


House to interview EPA chief's ex-security head


Trump-allied House conservatives draft articles of impeachment against Rosenstein as ‘last resort’  (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)




Sanctuary Cities Protect Crooked Employers and Human Traffickers


'Talk About Blaming the Victim': Tucker Battles Jorge Ramos over US' 'Responsibility' to Accept Illegals


U.S. Allows Some in Migrant Caravan to Apply for Asylum




India Can Relax. There’s a Bigger Belt and Road Bet Than Pakistan


India, China hold border personnel meet at Chusul in Ladakh


India recalls GSAT-11 satellite from launch site for more tests


Taj Mahal colour change worries India Supreme Court




Obama's National Security Council Spokesman Accuses Trump, Israelis of 'Cooking Up' Intel


The Short And Ugly History Of The Disastrous Iran Deal


Iran: Will Netanyahu, Trump Slam Door On Obama's Bad Nuclear Deal?  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has just released an equally unexpected intelligence trove revealing Iran to be a nuclear cheat. Is President Obama's nuclear deal with Iran worth the paper it's written on?)


Netanyahu's bombshell should finish off the Iran nuclear deal


Iran’s past lies are very important now




Video: Undercover in mosques and Muslim organizations in the U.S.


Washington-Area Mosque Fails to Conceal Continued Misogyny




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Tuesday, May 1, 2018)


UN Human Rights Commissioner Lashes Out Against Israel Again


Friedman: Abbas has reached a new low  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


Japan’s PM said to tell Abbas there are no plans to move embassy to Jerusalem


Europe Jews’ ‘behavior’ got them massacred, Abbas says


Ministers said to complain PM used them as ‘props’ in his Iran nuke PR campaign


Israel Says Iran Lied; European Leaders Say That's Exactly Why Nuclear Deal Matters


Rivlin lands in Ethiopia for first visit by an Israeli president


Netanyahu’s Iranian nuclear exposé will not avert an Israeli-Iranian clash of arms  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Ministers said to complain PM used them as ‘props’ in his Iran nuke PR campaign


5 Takeaways From Israel’s Massive Intelligence Operation on Iran


Israel not seeking war with Iran, Netanyahu tells US media


Terror-stricken street in Old City Jerusalem comes back to life


Derisive response to PM’s exposé shows world still refusing to get real on Iran


PLO Convenes Rare Meeting Of Top Legislative Body, But Rival Hamas Stages Boycott   (“Palestine” Liberation Organization (PLO)


Palestinian terror groups trying to kidnap soldiers on Gaza border — IDF chief  (Israel Defense Forces)


Knesset Gives Preliminary Approval to Making Israel the State of the Jewish People


Tel Aviv dedicates Middle East’s first indoor cycling racetrack


Netanyahu proved that Israel is the key player in the region


Israel postpones Alaska test of Arrow 3 missile interceptor


Israel’s Calm Before the Storm


Residents of south warned about planned ‘massive’ Egypt assault on IS affiliate


Trump, Pompeo, Praise Netanyahu’s Findings while Left Struggles to Discredit Accusations


3 Palestinians charged with planning attack for Hamas


Israeli PM Netanyahu Unveils Secret Iranian Nuke Files, Slams Atomic Deal ‘Based On Lies’


Palestinians caught with pipe bombs at West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  military court


Guatemalan Embassy Is First to Move to Jerusalem


IMF says Israeli economy robust but social gaps threaten long-term stability


Early elections: This is what Netanyahu is afraid of  


Dead Sea Scroll fragment unveiled in Israel may point to an unknown manuscript


Following The Murder In Malaysia Of Palestinian Engineer Fadi Al-Batsh, Hamas Supporters Debate Whether To Act Against Israel Abroad


Israeli PM Netanyahu defends Iran nuclear accusations


Israel Exposes Iran’s Nuclear Lies




Dispelling Soros’ disinformation—funding revolution, riots and migrant ‘caravans’




History of May Day


Victims of Communism Day 2018


Marxists Around World Celebrate May Day with Violent Protests


US May Day immigration protests target Trump, fall elections


Workers rally for rights around the world on May Day




Joy Reid Saga Proves The Left Only Cares About Homophobia To Bludgeon The Right


Proof Positive White House Correspondents KNEW Who Michelle Wolf Was BEFORE Showcasing Her


NBC’s Female Employees ‘Felt Forced’ to Sign Letter Defending Brokaw


‘The Hill’ Pulls Out of Future White House Correspondents’ Dinners: ‘Casts Our Profession in a Poor Light’


Michelle Wolf Did What Comedians Are Supposed to Do


CNN’s Ana Navarro mocks conservative ‘snowflakes’ offended by Michelle Wolf




Transgender residents sue over Wisconsin's Medicaid rule




Saudi Arabia affirms the only solution for Syria is a political one


Huge dead zone in Gulf of Oman is far worse than feared - but what is it?


Qatari crisis will not be solved by non-gulf mediation: UAE Minister


US confirms its continued support to the Central Bank of Yemen




'Not Simple' to Find Place to Put 400 ISIS Captured Foreign Fighters, Mattis Says   (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)


 The Afghan War Isn’t Being Won, Says New Pentagon Audit


Pentagon to determine whether Ronny Jackson will face investigation


WWII pilot to get Arlington burial 74 years after he went MIA


Military sexual assault reports rise in 2017 but fewer servicemembers faced courts-martial


Lawsuit claims Trump’s selection of Wilkie as acting VA secretary was 'unlawful'


Camp Pendleton Marine accused in fatal stabbing faces court-martial in June


Pentagon to beat Uber, Tesla in race over self-driving vehicles


US servicemember killed in action in Afghanistan




Federal program meant to help flood victims spends millions fighting claims




Another day at work for Pakistani workers as world commemorates Labour Day


Could Facebook Data Leaks Impact Pakistan's Elections?


A city in Pakistan may have just endured the hottest April temperature ever observed on Earth




How a Pretty Prom Dress Helped Reveal Rot in the American Soul




Limbaugh reveals BIGGER scandal from correspondents' dinner




Syrian couple 'lost everything,' gained Christ 




Russian fighter jet buzzes US military spy plane over Baltic Sea, officials say


‘Russians go after people with shady morals’, or how to capitalize on Russiagate


Russian fighter jet buzzes US military spy plane over Baltic Sea, officials say


5% chance to survive: Leading Russian oncologist gets cancer, but fights on & runs awareness project


US authorities remove Russian flag from consulate building in Seattle - embassy



  Researchers are working on an opioid vaccine to help addicts avoid overdosing 





Indiana mystery man upends bloody GOP Senate primary



Tammy Baldwin Takes Another $50,000 From J Street Lobbyists  (US Senator of Wisconsin Tammy Baldwin (D) 


McConnell: Senate likely to consider anti-opioid package (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)


Mitt Romney: Insurgent and insider (Utah GOP Senate candidate Mitt Romney)


Single Payer And The Alfie Evans Nightmare Go Hand In Hand   (Health Care Denial: US Senator of Vermont Bernard Sanders (I-Socialist) and many of his fellow Democrats pushing single payer endlessly claim that health care is a "basic human right." What they never mention is that...)


West Virginia Republican contender turns fire on ‘swamp captain’ McConnell   


Greitens scandal roils Missouri Senate race




Alarm sounded over looming apocalypse in Social Security spending




Building collapses in blaze, leaving at least one dead 




Moon rallies UN’s support for Panmunjeom Declaration  (President Moon Jae-in)


More Koreans Suffer from Shopping Addiction


Moon continues diplomatic push ahead of US-NK meeting


School trip to Pyongyang? Parties make NK-related pledges ahead of elections 


Moon, Abe, Li to meet May 9


Most Businesses Would Return to Kaesong Industrial Park


Drone traffic police in action


[Breaking] 8 dead, 11 injured in bus accident




We need to know if there is life on Mars before we send humans there 




Family blames football for son's early death as new CTE data emerges


Football coach claims he was fired over number of minority players 


MLB Scoreboard 


NHL Scoreboard 


NBA Scoreboard




Texas police officer poses with dog after responding to call of 'vicious' animal


RedState just became a safe space for Trump supporters


California state senator introduces bill allowing undocumented migrants to serve on boards 




Pompeo All But Explicitly Attacks Tillerson in First State Department Address    (US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo/ Former US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson) 




Supreme Court issues stay for inmate who says he would choke on own blood during execution


Christian school banned by city and Supremes let it happen




Syrian Monitor: Coalition air strikes on Daesh position in Northern Syria kills 23


Everything You Need to Know about the Cruise-Missile Strikes in Syria


Ancient Christian ruins discovered under former ISIS-held territory




America's Taiwan Policy: Stop Beating around the Bush


Why China hopes Taiwan’s latest diplomatic loss will give the US pause


Taiwan dumped by Dominican Republic amid pressure from China 




New Jersey: Muslim admits random murder of teen was jihad


ISIS had easy pickings for recruiting effort 




Mnuchin Says U.S. Doesn't Seek to Put Rusal Out of Business  (Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin) 




Turkey Tells EU To Criminalize Criticism of Islam


Thousands of people across Turkey celebrate May Day


A stronger rule of law requires bridging Turkey’s income gap 




Exclusive More than 100 Uber drivers accused of sexual assault or abuse




Life after Janus(Public unions scramble to prepare for a world where they can no longer dun workers.)


Union gripes as California spends millions cleaning up homeless camps


Taxpayers will be footing the bill for Cuomo's gift to unions  (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)





FTSE 100 closes at 3-month high, fueled by BP’s stock bounce and sterling’s fall


Report Says Nurse Gave Alfie Evans Four Unidentified Drugs. Two Hours Later He Died


Alfie Evans' case shows that basic English rights are at risk


Catholic Cardinal Defends Hospital That Ended Alfie Evans’ Life, Says “Courts Must Decide What’s Best”


UK Prime Minister: ‘Important’ that ‘experts’ decided Alfie Evans’ fate


Alfie Evans Was Tom and Kate’s Son, Not the Court’s. They Should Have Decided His Care


UK may set up satellite program separate from EU

AP Fails to Report That Alfie Evans Was Denied Food and Water




Nikki Haley's tightrope(US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)


 UN's AIDS agency reopens sex harassment case amid criticism





Off-duty cop saves 5-year-old girl from crazed coyote




Vatican treasurer to face trial on historical sex abuse charges


Pope tweets: 'Let's ban all weapons'





Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


White House says 'clerical error' led to drastic change in Iran statement


Trump calls leak of Mueller questions 'disgraceful'


Doctor: Trump associates raided my office after Propecia reveal


White House: Iran nuclear capabilities ‘far more advanced’ than implied in 2015


Clinton Coup Clan Continues Attack


Kelly thinks he's saving US from disaster, calls Trump 'idiot,' say White House staffers (White House Chief of Staff John Kelly)


"Story is total BS": John Kelly responds to report he called Trump an "idiot"


Pence's physician alerted White House about Ronny Jackson last fall  (Vice-President Mike Pence)


Trump: Push for Congressional Term Limits Has My ‘Full Support and Endorsement’


Pence arrives in California to tour border barrier while, just 100 miles west, migrants seek asylum


Impeachment looms large in White House midterm plans


Kanye West threatened by rapper over Trump support: ‘Crips out there, y’all f— Kanye up’


Trump: No apology for travel ban Muslim comments 


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