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Friday, May 4, 2018






In Today’s Issue: 




Yes, Ohio Republican Mike DeWine Is Pro-Life


Vice President Mike Pence Responds to Michelle Wolf’s Abortion Jokes About Him in an Amazing Way


Iowa governor signs restrictive abortion ban known as 'heartbeat bill'


Iowa Governor Signs Bill to Ban All Abortions After an Unborn Baby’s Heartbeat Begins


Democrats Kill South Carolina Bill to Ban All Abortions, Declare Unborn Babies People Under Law


Violent, Extreme Views on Abortion Don't Deserve a Platform


State defends law on abortion doctors' hospital privileges(Louisiana)


The Iowa Legislature Has Passed the Country’s Most Severe Abortion Restriction


Trump Admin Cuts $2 Million in Taxpayer Funding for Clinic That Refuses to Stop Doing Abortions


The Latest: Senators OK Rare Friday Session Over Abortion(South Carolina)


US foreign aid agency chief defends Trump policy defunding abortions abroad


Amazon Kicks Pro-Life Organization Out of AmazonSmile Program


Abortion Activist Caught on Video Assaulting Pro-Lifer, But YouTube Removes Video


New Device Lets Pregnant Moms Take Ultrasound Pictures of Their Baby on Their Phone


Asked Which Historical Figure She Identifies With the Most, Cecile Richards Says: “The Witches of Salem”


Planned Parenthood is Nothing More Than an Abortion Factory. Here’s the Proof


Abortion Activists Say You’re Racist if You Oppose Sex-Selection Abortions


What Do Steve Jobs, Tim Tebow, Celine Dion, and Pope John Paul II Have in Common?


Meet the Miracle Baby Who is Destroying Planned Parenthood’s Abortion Narrative


British Abortion Activists Lie About Pro-Life People Who Help Women Outside Abortion Clinics




Kidnapped Sex Slaves Help Islamic State Gain Turf in Afghanistan


Afghanistan's first female military pilot granted asylum in US after fleeing Taliban death threats


Trump's Afghanistan strategy stymied by vetting of local troops




See What’s Left of Benghazi, 6 Years After the Consulate Siege


Kenya: 246 schools close, 917 non-Muslim teachers flee because of jihad attacks




Behind the lobbyists that drew Trump to Vietnam




Swiss Assisted Suicide Clinics Making a Killing, Make Thousands From Every Person Killed


Doctors Prescribing Opioids for Pain Under Attack, Docs Prescribing for Assisted Suicide Given a Pass



ASX posts best weekly advance in more than a year


Australian dollar to keep falling as US dollar rally powers up


Australia: Islamic State recruiter refuses to stand for judge, she “only stands for Allah”


Will tax cuts boost the economy? Yes and no





Ford And The Folly Of Federal Fuel Economy Mandates




TSX surges more than 100 points on boost from financial and industrials sectors


One dead, more than 160,000 without power due to high winds, extreme weather in GTA


Victory For Christian Couple Barred By Canadian Government For Adopting A Child Because The Oppose The LGBT, Courts Rule In Favor Of The Couple


Fisherman's last stand: No one could save the captain who refused to abandon his boat


N.B. flooding 'far from over' as water levels expected to rise




Convicted teacher lured boy, 14, with watch, acne meds




How California’s LGBT Therapy Ban Could Ban Christianity Itself




Elderly man puts himself up for adoption over fear of dying alone


These are China's laser weapons that have reportedly been targeting US planes in 'an act just short of war'


China Denies Firing Lasers at US Planes in Djibouti


How China has targeted U.S. industries


China appears to have put missiles on man-made islands, US says




What Are N.Korea's Nuclear Facilities?


Trump Turns Tragedy into Triumph in Korea


Team Trump is on the right track with North Korea negotiations


Otto Warmbier's mom now speaking out to embarrass North Korea




Islamists with Ties to Terror Lobby Congress





Will Amazon lose customers by raising Prime prices? Netflix and McDonald’s may hold the answer.




Whoa: Judge goes off on Mueller staff prosecutor, says he’s only prosecuting Manafort for bank(Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


South Carolina woman who kidnapped newborn and raised her as her own to be sentenced next month


US judge says Mueller should not have 'unfettered power' in Russia probe  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


Horse sues former owner for negligence, wants $100K




Arrest of Golden State Killer suspect could unlock other cold case mysteries




Illegal immigration surges 230 percent in April on southwest border




California Rep. Tony Cardenas denies uncorroborated allegations of molesting teenage girl




DeVos lost millions in embattled start-up: report (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)




Trump Administration Ends Protected Status for Thousands of Hondurans




Ben Carson: Overhauling HUD rents 'just as effective as building more housing' (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development  Dr Ben Carson)




Trump and Mueller Are Headed for a Major Showdown (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


Don’t Be Mueller’s Fly, Mr. President


Are Mueller, Rosenstein et al now Trying to Cover up their own Crimes? (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)


DOJ official's testimony postponed, amid new leads in Clinton case review


Mueller’s Perjury Traps Widen  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


Robert Mueller files request for 70 blank subpoenas


Rod Rosenstein has let Mueller go far too far(Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)


How a presidential president would stand up for the Justice Department


Rudy Giuliani: '50/50' chance Trump gets subpoenaed by Mueller




Dow gains 332 points, books best day in 3 weeks as Apple stock surges to record


Wall St. rallies as inflation fears ebb; Apple hits record high


Stocks jump, with Buffett helping Apple to new highs


Nine Days, One Signal: U.S. Economy Is Doing Fine If Not Great


Bitcoin rally faces key test as it nears $10,000


Unemployment Rate Hits 3.9%, a Rare Low, as Job Market Becomes More Competitive


Stock Investors Don't Care About 24% Earnings Growth


Global Debt: The Next Great Financial Crisis?


Dollar springs higher as traders look past mixed April jobs report


Gold suffers slips, logs 3rd straight weekly loss after jobs report


Asia stocks fall, yen firm as markets await U.S. payrolls


All quiet in Asian markets ahead of U.S. jobs report


High housing costs are driving out lower-income Californians, reports say


California now has the world's 5th  largest economy




K-12: Let the Peasants Eat Popcorn


Conservative Voices Welcome at Brown


A Viral Video Featuring the N-Word Sparks Calls for More Black Campus Hires


The Pulse: The Future of Education


Republicans have introduced 25 measures to arm teachers in schools. Only one has succeeded.


Private Lenders Eye Graduate Loan Market


Two New Jersey Teachers’ Union Presidents Suspended After Publishing of Undercover Videos


Ministry boycotts California amid state threats to Bible


De Blasio is trying to kill NYC’s charter schools(Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio(D)




Oil back at 3-year highs on Venezuela output worries, Iran sanctions uncertainty


Energy Prices





Pruitt's problematic security had a playbook  (Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt)


Pruitt Secretly Bought a House With a Lobbyist  (Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt)


Pruitt planned foreign trips with significant help from influential outsiders




European stocks close higher as market finds as euro slumps after U.S. jobs report




Emmanuel Macron, the So-Called 'Leader of the Free World'(French President Emmanuel Macron)


Air France head resigns after staff reject pay deal




Are you anti-GMO? Then you’re anti-science, too.




Migrant deportations often hit the wrong people, Merkel ally warns  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel) 

Germany: 200 migrants attack police cars sent to deport one migrant, force police to fleeUS President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron at t


New US Ambassador to Germany calls on companies to end Iran trade




What Really Drives U.S. Health Care Spending?




Dem Candidate Responds to Sexual Harassment Allegations: Dem Opponent Is ‘Pushing This Falsehood’


Dem Candidate to Vote Against Pelosi for House Speaker if Democrats Win, Despite Receiving $14,000 From Her PAC, Campaign  (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)


Rep. Swalwell calls for mandatory buyback of all ‘military-style semiautomatic’ weapons


Tariff Impact Colorsa Key House Race in Boeing Country


Ryan Allows House Chaplain to Stay After Priest Rescinds Resignation  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)


Congress blasts CIA's politics in Russia probe


House resolution tells Robert Mueller: Show evidence of Trump-Russia collusion or end the investigation




Meet the first undocumented person appointed to a state post in California


A Broken Immigration System


Crab crisis: Md. seafood industry loses 40 percent of workforce in visa lottery




India Reforms Its Anti-Rape Laws — To Mixed Reaction


Why were India's dust storms so deadly?


Woman who went to India to treat her depression is drugged and ...




John Kerry meeting with Iran’s Foreign Minister to sabotage Trump’s efforts to scrap the Iran nuke deal


Russia Starts Advanced Construction on New Iranian Nuke Plant


The Iran deal is dead -- Iran killed it


Iran’s dangerous game




Iraq poll turmoil as top cleric withdraws backing




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Friday, May 4, 2018)


Career Anti-Semite ‘Apologizes’ for Latest Bit of Anti-Semitism(“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


TV: Israel may be keeping Iran nuke program chief alive, to track his activities


Recent Reports on Trump’s Peace Plan – Fake News


On 6th  Friday of protests in Gaza, over 40 Palestinians injured by Israeli forces


220 Airstrikes on Palestinians; World Yawns


Palestinian youths set Gaza’s own gas line on fire at weekly fence protests


Attempted antiquities looting at site linked to blood money of Judas Iscariot


Watch: Gaza rioters set fire to border crossing


Israeli forces break arm of Palestinian woman as she attempts to prevent arrest of son


Government panel looks to legalize thousands of ‘wildcat’ settlement homes


Kerem Shalom crossing set ablaze on Palestinian side by protesters


Israel withdraws from Security Council race


Palestinian teenager succumbs to wounds in Gaza, 2 others injured


Thousands take part in Tel Aviv SlutWalk against sexual violence


Ukraine, the place Golda Meir fled from, now embraces her as a hero


Ashrawi slams Israeli passage of 'Nation-State' bill


‘The rabbi directs sun and moon, he means everything to us’


U.S. asks Security Council to condemn Abbas


US fails to win UN backing for statement criticizing Abbas


YouTube Censors MEMRI, Removes – For 'Harmful Or Dangerous Content' – MEMRI TV Translated Clip Exposing Statements By Anti-Semitic Gaza Religious Scholar At 'Return March': 'The Sword Of Jihad... Is Brandished' Against The Jews; 'I Call Upon Every Muslim: Do Not... Let Those Jews Spread Corruption... You Must Carry Out Glorious Deeds Against Them'


In Gaza, women protest among the burning tires and smoke


It's time for a new Palestinian prez


US Muslim Brotherhood Op Who Called for Trump ‘Execution’ Says Israel will be ‘Obliterated’




A Reality Check for Those Who Deplore the Nuking of Japan




Beirut will not be fourth capital of Iran: Friday sermon in Lebanon


Hezbollah set to tighten grip in Lebanon vote




The Kanye West Threat: Why Liberals Are So Freaked About Him


Liberals target GOP on anniversary of Obamacare repeal vote




The Media Is Killing the Democratic Party


Republican S.C. Gubernatorial Candidate Was Not Fired, Paper Pushes Story Anyway


Fox News host Neil Cavuto rips Trump for ‘muddying the waters’ of the ‘swamp’




North Carolina Medicaid Scandal Broadens on Dem. Gov. Cooper’s Watch




From Beirut to Baghdad: Elections, Iran and the Future of the Middle East


‘Freedom’: Will Saudi women on motorcycles signal a new road ahead for the kingdom?




Pentagon: ‘NYT Story Is False,’ Trump Has Not Asked for Plan to Reduce Troop Numbers in South Korea


US reactivates 2nd  fleet to rival Russia in North Atlantic ‘great power competition’


Trump: ‘NBC News Is Wrong Again’, Just As Bad As Fake News CNN


Trump Orders Options for Reducing Troops in South Korea


Former CIA director says Russians spread misinformation on Jade Helm military exercise


U.S. accuses China of directing blinding lasers at American military aircraft in Djibouti


General retires 6 months after IG chastised his behavior toward congressional staffer




Lockheed tapped for additional THAAD interceptors




National Day of Prayer seeks to unify U.S., but some say it sows discord and division




NIH director on new DNA collection program, protecting data




NTSB report reveals what shattered window of deadly Southwest flight




No prisoner swap for bin Laden hunt doctor, says Pakistan


Four alleged terrorists associated with banned outfit apprehended in Karachi: CTD


In glistening new airport, Pakistan sees ticket to reviving the country’s prestige





Utz recalls some tortilla chips over possible milk allergen




Detroit radio station bans Kanye’s music in a desperate bid to inadvertently prove Kanye’s point





RNC Launching Campaign to Pressure Democrats to Confirm Gina Haspel as CIA Director




Russia to Honor Iran Nuclear Deal So Long as Others Do – Report


Popular Putin prepares for Cold War 2.0


French historian explains why Putin despises the West


Russia’s Obesity Rate Up Almost 50% in 5 Years, Health Ministry Says  




NRA members grow impatient as GOP fails to deliver


Vista Outdoor Says Decision to Phase Out Firearms Manufacturing Business-Related, Remains Committed to Second Amendment




West Virginia candidate for Senate says McConnell created jobs for ‘China people’(Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)


Senate critics use Gina Haspel’s ‘black site’ work in attempt to defeat her CIA nomination


Exclusive Audio: In New Memoir, Sen. John McCain Rests His Case(US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)




Cracks in the FARC peace deal: Violence, cocaine production surge in Colombia




[Exclusive] US, China in talks over THAAD withdrawal (AVIPP COMMENTARY: This should not be an option.  THAAD should remain in South Korea.)


Seoul dismisses possible reduction of US troops in S. Korea


Can South Korea’s Leader Achieve Peace With the North?


Why are foreign carmakers manipulating emissions test documents in Korea?


Moon, Trump to hold summit in Washington on May 22  (President Moon Jae-in)


Leaders of S. Korea, China vow close coordination in pushing for formal end to Korean War


Saudi Arabia, South Korea expand mutual cooperation 




Amazon uses 'discredited' SPLC to eject ADF from Smile program




NFL's New Cheerleader Scandal Seen Exposing League to Legal Risk


MLB Scoreboard


NHL Scoreboard


NBA Scoreboard




2 homes destroyed; 3 lava vents open in Puna subdivision, more likely(Hawaii)


Hawaii county issues evacuation order for subdivision due to volcano activity


Missouri lawmakers set to call special session on impeaching governor





Mike Pompeo brings his reset button to the State Department  (US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo)




New Syrian land law raises red flags for rights groups, lawyers 




China wants to dictate how foreign airlines refer to Taiwan and the US is having none of it — this is how every major airline is responding


Pacific reset: Taiwan losing out to China's deep pockets




L.A. Antifa Group Hangs Trump in Effigy, Calls for 'Revolutionary Violence' Against 'the Capitalist State'


Texas Muslim Wanted to Please Allah by Attacking Mall




China’s schooling Trump on the art of the delay




Treasury Secretary says having good trade talks in China




Former teacher stands against Turkey’s President Erdogan




Union Protects Teacher Who Had Sex With Teen




Miners, weaker pound drive FTSE 100 to 0.9% weekly gain


Livingstone repeats claims on Hitler and Zionism  (Former London mayor claims Jewish voters misunderstood when he asserted that Hitler supported Zionism, but claims the two collaborated.)


Caitlyn Jenner Will Lecture On Diversity At Britain's House Of Commons


Angry at Corbyn, Jewish voters 'slammed doors' on Labour


If We Measure Society By How It Treats Its Weakest, Society Gets an F for Killing Alfie Evans




Without Weapons the West Disappears




 Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


President Trump speaks at NRA convention


'Stay tuned!': Trump and advisers treat fate of North Korea prisoners as a cliffhanger


Pigs fly, hell freezes over, and Trump heralds a CNN report


Giuliani tries to clarify comments on Trump's reimbursement of payment to porn star Stormy Daniels


Pence's doctor resigns after reports of concerns about Jackson's conduct (Vice-President Mike Pence)


Watch: NRA Convention Speech Highlights From Trump And Pence


Terms of Entrapment: Trump Should Demand Hillary's Deal


Trump and the Koreas: A Nobel Cause?


How Trump Inspires


Rudy Giuliani Knows Exactly What He’s Doing


Trump Tells NRA Crowd He Remains Committed to Protecting Gun Rights


Trump: ‘NBC News Is Wrong Again’, Just As Bad As Fake News CNN


Giuliani May Have Exposed Trump to New Legal Threats


Rudy Giuliani’s media blitz provides ammunition for Trump foes


Kelly Finds Himself Eyeing the Exits at the White House  (White House Chief of Staff John Kelly)


Too Bad Rudy Doesn’t Lie as Well as Trump


Black male support for Trump doubles after Kanye tweets, poll finds


Does Giuliani Have a Plan, or Is This Just a Freakout?


Why Are American Troops in the Yemen War?


Analysts say Giuliani’s media blitz gave investigators new leads, evidence


Rudy Giuliani throws Trump's legal team into disarray


Rudy Giuliani goes from ‘America’s Mayor’ to Trump’s chump


A sour smell of panic in the White House as the law closes in


Memo to Trump: Defy Mueller at every turn


Giuliani's 'spectacularly bad' media tour leaves attorneys baffled, White House aides fuming


There's a clear method to Rudy's 'mad' Trump defense


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