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Friday, May 5, 2017





In Today’s Issue: 




These Republicans Voted Against the Bill to Defund the Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz


Court Stops Pro-Life Iowa Law From Going Into Effect That Will Save Babies From Abortions


Iowa judge denies request to block new state law requiring 3-day wait for abortions


Iowa Governor Signs Bill Banning Late-Term Abortions After 20 Weeks


Minn. Senate Passes Abortion Bills Despite Dayton’s Veto Threat


Arizona Legislature Passes Bill Defunding Planned Parenthood, Cuts Off $2 Million in Tax Dollars


The AHCA Will Gut Access to Abortion For All Women


Cecile Richards Comes Unglued After House Defunds Planned Parenthood: Republicans Hate Women


Somehow, It’s Going To Be Even Harder To Get An Abortion Under The AHCA


Abortionist Claims There’s “No Cutting of Any Kind” When He Kills Babies. Then Explain This


Using abortion as an excuse to deny Californians subsidized healthcare is unnecessary and cruel


Kentucky is Fighting to Become the First State to be Abortion Free


Christian Abortion Doctor Risks Safety to Keep Reproductive Healthcare in the South


Democrat Congresswoman Slams Trump as “Disgusting, Poor Excuse Of A Man” at Rally Celebrating Abortion (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)


Pro-life Democrats see abortion rights litmus test as political suicide in middle America


House votes to topple Obamacare, defund Planned Parenthood


Alaska State Rep Is Confident That Women Get Abortions For the Exciting Travel Opportunity 


A New Threat to Mississippi’s Only Abortion Clinic Moved in Across the Street


Website Counsels Women on How to Perform Their Own Abortions


Trump names a birth control czar who doesn’t believe in birth control




Ashraf Ghani rejected Pakistan invitation  (Afghan President Ashraf Ghani)


After decades as a fugitive, the ‘Butcher of Kabul’ returns to Afghanistan with an appeal for peace




Boko Haram behind thousands of child deaths: Report




Delta Considers Delaying $3 Billion Airbus Order


Family booted from Delta flight and threatened with jail after refusing to give up toddler’s seat


An airplane video, an unhappy family: How confusing rules put Delta in the hot seat





ACLU won't sue, says 'religious freedom' order was 'elaborate photo-op'





ADL: Anti-Semitic Incidents Jump 86 Percent





Hotline offers counsel and care to families considering assisted suicide



Australian Market Extends Losing Streak


Australian Dollar Slips Despite Construction Sector Gains


Lone traveller feared overboard en route to Australia


Australia: Muslim “sickened” by Muslims who show affection to non-Muslims to speak, along with suspect in jihad bombing


Trump praises Australia’s universal health-care system: ‘You have better health care than we do’


Trump calls infamous phone call with Australian leader ‘fake news’ — and then admits a ‘testy’ exchange


Australian man sues American Airlines for being seated next to overweight passengers




Jimmy Kimmel, listen to Joe Walsh: America shouldn’t pay for your kid




Word to American Rabbis: We Must Secure Our Borders




Toronto stock index recoups Thursday’s triple-digit loss, soars nearly 200 points


Toronto Airport to Be Worth $3.7 Billion in Possible Sale


Canadian wages see weakest growth since 1997, jobless rate falls to 6.5%


Canada weighing multiple trade actions against U.S. over softwood lumber dispute


Sajjan could have been exactly the defence minister Canada needed, and now he's ruined that


TD bank claimed $2.8 million tax refund under B.C.'s business incentive program, court ruling reveals


It’s crunch time for the Conservative leadership race: Here’s everything you need to know


How the TTC’s $1B deal with Bombardier has gone so wrong for so long


How Canadian commanders will use hockey to keep soldiers safe from Russian 'honey pots'


Quebec calls in troops to help with flooding as wet weather wallops Ontario, heads east


A gas ban is coming for Gastown — and watch out, your city could be next


How a gay couple bonded with their single-mom surrogate


Ontario, Alberta spur Canada’s record-low wage growth


Nine Toronto hospitals, health centres getting $68 million to ease wait times


Investor role in Liberals' infrastructure bank goes too far: opposition


121 Ontario schools slated to close over three years: report


Man found guilty of manslaughter in death of Calgary gas station worker


Trudeau - No awkward Trump conversation   (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


How Toronto’s North York General made progress against overcrowding


Ottawa to universities: Diversify or lose research chair funds   




Paradise In Peril: Puerto Rico Shows Governments Do Go Bankrupt




Saving Syrian and Iraqi Christians


Huffington Post utterly confounded by core Christianity belief




The history behind Cinco de Mayo reveals high treason!





The Left's Continuing Homage to Communism





A tour of China's first big passenger jet


Beijing hit by new air pollution crisis as huge sandstorm blows in




Cuba prepares for end to Castro era




N. Korea's coal exports sharply fall in March: UN website


North Korea threatens 'CIA terrorists', claims U.S., South Korea behind assassination plot


Why Nobody Wins in a War over North Korea


US, ASEAN agree on need for full implementation of N. Korea sanctions


Kim Jong-un orders elite military on border to ‘break hostile backbone’  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)





Report: Congress Holding “Secret Conversations” About Removing Trump


Sputnik denied permanent congressional credentials


Congress Eyes Crackdown On Terror-Tied Iranian Airline Amid Deals with Boeing


Chaffetz, Ernst to Propose Legislation That Could Affect Obama’s Pension After Revelation of His $400,000 Speech (US Representative of Utah Jason Chaffetz (R)/ US Senator of Iowa Joni Ernst (R)


Hey, Republicans -- take a memo: You won




Druglord ‘El Chapo’ Will Be Tried In The US In April 2018


George Soros battles $10B lawsuit, familiar charges of wielding political influence


Atlanta gangsters guilty of shooting mime 59 times


Woman awarded record $110M in baby powder lawsuit


Ex-sheriff sentenced to 4 years in federal prison


Jane Meyer wins $1.43M in case against Iowa  (A Polk County jury handed Jane Meyer a sweeping victory Thursday in her discrimination lawsuit against the University of Iowa, awarding her $1.43 million in damages.)


'She's a victim of her own poor choices': Drug dealer's lawyer says doctor mom-of-three who died of cocaine overdose after a night of partying in NYC is not his victim and her family is NOT entitled to compensation




Hate Crime Hoax: Man Vandalized His Own Church with Trump, Nazi Slogans


Texas officer who allegedly tried faking own death arrested


Cops: Missing teen lured over Kik app; raped


Agency defends not removing girl from squalid home before death  (Illinois)


Romance novel cover model wanted in Connecticut robberies is arrested in San Diego


Cops: Man fatally dragged after online sale; girls charged


5 shootings, 3 injured, 1 dead: Couple charged in rampage across southeast L.A. County  (California)


'Drunk' NYPD traffic cop was 'driving at 111mph' over the Williamsburg Bridge just before horrific crash that killed his 21-year-old passenger and tore her body in half




Clinton Campaign Chair John Podesta on President Trump


Michelle Obama Ruined A Movie Producers’ Day After Accidentally Tweeting His Phone Number


Huma Abedin won’t explain classified emails she sent to Weiner


Clinton urges 'fight' against the GOP following ObamaCare vote





Sec. Kelly Fires Back After Dem Senator’s Immigration Tweetstorm (Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly)


Homeland Security can’t keep up with more than 1 million immigrants who have overstayed visas





Sessions Sticks to Justice Dept. Pattern in Sterling Decision  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


Justice Department opens criminal investigation into Uber’s use of software to evade regulators





S&P 500, Nasdaq close at records after jobs data


S&P 500 sets record close as energy jumps


S&P 500 Rises to Record as Oil Rebounds, Jobs Grow: Markets Wrap


Asian stocks fall for third day as cracks in commodities widen


Oil Tumbles Again, Asian Equities Fall Before Jobs: Markets Wrap


A subpar economy looms


CNBC: Buffett Sells a Third of Berkshire's IBM Stake


160,213,000: Number of Americans in Labor Force Hits Record High


10-year Treasury note yield posts largest weekly gain in almost 2 months


U.S. job growth rebounds sharply, unemployment rate hits 4.4 percent


Solid U.S. Job Market May Be Undercutting Trump's Tax-Cut Case


Gold futures lose about 3.3% for the week


Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2007


Job Market Still Seen As Rough Going for Most College Grads


Manufacturing Adds 6,000 Jobs--Reaching New 8-Year High; Government Adds 17,000


Encouraging April Jobs Report Shows Need for More Pro-Growth Reforms


Dollar finishes higher vs. yen for third straight week




U at Buffalo: Left-fascist and Islamic supremacist students enraged by “Stop Sharia” message


San Diego: Ground Zero for Islamic Indoctrination in American Public Schools


Furious Father Goes Off on School Board For Teaching His Children About Islam (Video)


Congressmen Call On CUNY to Revoke Invite to Anti-Israel Linda Sarsour


Pastors' Conf. reaches 60 scholarships awarded


Emory University to Pay for ‘100 Percent’ of Undocumented Students’ Financial Aid


Purdue Faculty Questions Kaplan Deal (Senate passes resolution rebuking the university’s unexpected acquisition and calling for it to be rescinded.)


Reading With Children Starting in Infancy Gives Lasting Literacy Boost


Setting a Limit on Academic Freedom (Court says Marquette was justified in punishing a professor for using his blog to criticize a graduate student by name.)


Revolutionary Communists Seek to Protect Students from Conservatives


Due North  (Professor says she’s giving up a tenure-track job in the US and taking her family back to Canada over racism directed at her Nicaraguan-born spouse.)


Cuomo's incredible shrinking "free college" program (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)


From For-Profits to Community Colleges  (A new paper finds students don’t leave postsecondary education when the for-profit institution they attend is sanctioned by federal agencies. They move into the public sector.)


Dartmouth Appoints Anti-Semitic Terrorist Enabler As Its New Dean


Larry Elder: Parents: Prepare Your College Kids For Left-Wing Campus Bias


Yale professor warns ‘inevitable’ — Trump’s taking over U.S.


On Campuses Far From China, Still Under Beijing’s Watch


District told to fix damage from f-bombing school official


When the PC police take friendly fire




How Sisi Could Wreck the Egyptian Economy  (Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi)


Egypt: Islamic State top dog warns Muslims to “stay away from Christian gatherings”





The Never-Ending 2016 Election




Oil tallies a weekly drop of more than 6%


Energy Prices


Oil Extends Slump Below $45 as U.S. Shale Confounds OPEC's Cuts


Suddenly, Oil Below $40 a Barrel Doesn't Seem So Far-Fetched


Goldman says oil prices are on the brink of ‘capitulation’ after recent beating




California's water crisis is dangerous, just like Flint's. Will the state clean it up once and for all?




Why Armenia Needs the Iskander System




Ukraine bans Steven Seagal as ‘threat to national security’




European stocks end week at 21-month high ahead of French election


EU’s Juncker says he’ll stop ‘speaking English’ because it’s losing importance  (European Commission Presiden Jean-Claude Juncker)


EU plans would trap refugees in 'catastrophic conditions' in Libya


Hungary shuts disabled home after report


Denmark gets its first wild wolf pack in 200 years


Girl Scout confronts neo-Nazi at Czech rally





Robert Samuelson: A Budget Primer — For Trump And Everyone Else





Comey pressed for anti-Trump dossier in classified Russia report, sources say  (FBI Director James Comey)


FBI Study: Police Scared, Demoralized, Less Proactive Due to Anti-Cop Activism





Fed's Williams pushes new approach to U.S. inflation goal





The True Goal of Feminism




Macron team blasts ‘massive hacking attack’ after document release


Macron INCREASES Lead Ahead of Sunday Election…


Le Pen woos female voters but feminists sceptical


14 standout moments of the historic 2017 French presidential election campaign


French police find weapons near army base where 'radicalized ex-soldier' arrested


Are Parisians panicking about the possibility of Le Pen in power?


Tom Cruise surprises fans in Paris


French minorities rally against ‘dangerous’ presidential candidate Le Pen


France goes America: Macron is to Hillary as Le Pen is to Trump


Why My Father Votes for Marine Le Pen


'Forces of Hell' rise against Le Pen (Immigration laws still on books, good to use, France told.)


French poll favourite files lawsuit




How Merkel Got Her Groove Back (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)


50,000 in Hanover prep for second biggest post-war bomb defusal


How Merkel’s efforts to save Europe may lead to its undoing


German spy chief issues fresh warning about Russia cyber attacks


Far right military scandals put German defence minister under pressure




Trump Protester Harassed, Assaulted, and Arrested at Climate March


Why Trump Can and Should Pull Out of Paris Climate Change Agreement




Cyber Sweatshops Forever! Google Exec/Hillary Campaign Staffer Slams H-1B Restriction




HHS Secretary Tom Price: ‘The American People Don’t Want the Government Running Their Health Care’


HHS televisions tuned into Fox


Trump announces nominee for top Health and Human Services position


Health insurers focused on 2018 unknowns for Obamacare market


Trump, GOP face urgent decision on health insurer subsidies




Baby born alongside the IUD meant to destroy him: Here’s his incredible story


Health Insurers in Maryland Request Premium Rate Hikes as High as 150%


In Minnesota's worst measles outbreak, a battle of beliefs over vaccines


In Their Criticism, Health Care Groups Find a Rare Unity


Charles Krauthammer: US Will Have Universal Healthcare System in a 'Few Years'




Filmmakers are making their soundtracks do all the work, and it’s getting a little lazy





We’re All Murderers Now

Lawmakers Want Trump to Push Iran to Release U.S. Hostages


Health Care, from the Top

AHCA cuts $1 trillion in ObamaCare taxes


Make Our Health Care Great Again


Tears, Evasion in Testimony From Embattled Former Dem Rep. Corrine Brown (D-Florida)


Repeal and Replace the Republican Party


Jon Ossoff Was Against Negative Campaigning, Until He Had A Real Opponent


Mark Levin: House bill repeals only 10 percent of Obamacare


The House Obamacare Vote: First Step To Repeal Or Sham?


Conservatives Must Stop Calling Trumpcare An Obamacare 'Repeal.' Here's The Big Reason Why.


Republicans Now Have to Convincingly Sell Their Health-Care Plan


Republicans May Be Celebrating a Temporary Health Care Victory


House oversight panel to investigate Iran deal


Partial Obamacare Repeal Passes House


GOP health care bill raises coverage concerns


Think tank on GOP health bill: Coverage to plummet, cancer treatment costs to skyrocket


Dems Taunt GOP For Voting To Replace A Collapsing ObamaCare


The Fix: Did Republicans just wave bye-bye to their House majority?


Schiff: Yates testimony could come within 'weeks'   (US Representative of California Adam Schiff (D)


The New Study That Shows Trumpcare’s Damage


Comey, Rogers testify behind closed doors for House Russia probe


Liberals Foresee Thousands–or Even Millions–Dying in Wake of AHCA Passage


What do Bigfoot and moderate Republicans have in common?


My son has a preexisting condition, and I voted for the AHCA. Here’s why.


How the Republican bill would change Obamacare


How two little-known Republicans revived the health-care effort after Trump and Ryan stepped back


House passes bill to impose new sanctions on North Korea 


What is a pre-existing condition?


Democrats, Reporters Baselessly Accuse GOP of Throwing Beer Party to Celebrate Health Care Bill


Talks, incentives swing Republican votes


Freedom Caucus working on tax reform plan: report


Dem group raises $500K to challenge GOP reps for ObamaCare repeal


A squeak and a reprieve for the Republicans


GOP lawmaker admits not reading 'every word' of healthcare bill


The Trumpcare Disaster


This bill is not the ‘insurance for everybody’ Trump promised


Vulnerable Republicans back ObamaCare replacement


The GOP needs to think far beyond replacing ObamaCare


California's Republicans all voted yes on the healthcare bill. Now Democrats have a campaign issue


The GOP insists its healthcare bill will protect people with pre-existing conditions. It won't




Children of Reagan’s amnesty fight for another despite Trump’s resistance


County goes 'beyond sanctuary' with plan for tax-funded legal aid  (Washtenaw County, home to the University of Michigan, has given initial approval to a new set of immigration policies that welcome all migrants, whether legal or illegal, criminal or law abiding.)




Tech Limitations Hinder ICE Enforcement of Visa Overstays


ICE Seeks To Deport Soccer Coach Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 7-Year Old Girl




Indian Supreme Court upholds death sentences in Delhi gang rape


J&K: Video shows terrorists torturing ‘informers’


PM's space diplomacy turns satellite launch into mini-Saarc summit


India launches South Asia Satellite, PM Modi calls GSAT-9 an invaluable gift


Govt proposes three levels of punishment for unruly flyers after Gaikwad-AI row


Indian police claim rats drank 900,000 liters of confiscated alcohol



Rouhani blasts anti-Israel messages on missiles  (Iranian President Hassan Rouhani)


Placeholder candidate in Iranian election overshadows Rouhani




No US combat troops to stay in Iraq after anti-Daesh fight: PM




New Strategy Needed to Confront Islamist Threats in War of Ideas


Islamic Hijrah targeting France and America? (New documentary reveals motives behind Muslim migration.)


A tale of two Islams




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Friday, May 5, 2017)


Hamas Policy Document: Palestinian State In 1967 Borders Is 'Formula For Joint National Agreement' Between Hamas, PLO – Yet Armed Struggle Will Continue, And Palestine Extends From River To Sea


As winds of war rise, Israel must decide whether to pull the plug on Gaza


Training with dolphins: The next generation of Israel's submarine fleet


Former Minister, Scholar Rabbi Benny Elon Dead at 62


Exclusive: US bank shuts anti-Israel account in a reportedly unprecedented move


Hamas to begin selection of new leader to replace Khaled Mashaal


Israel’s next biggest start-ups


Dozens injured during clashes across West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  in solidarity with hunger strikers


Two Palestinians carrying knives arrested during Hebron protest


Fire Department: Most of November’s Fires were Arson


Jordanians rally for Palestinian hunger strikers


PA last-ditch effort at UNESCO fails


Arab League seeks UN probe on Israeli prisons amid Palestinian hunger strike


Watch: ‘Reservists on Duty’ Debunk their ‘Breaking the Silence’ Buddy’s Lies


PA official rejects ‘insane’ demand to stop paying terrorists


Adding more fuel to the fire of hatred


Israeli forces demolish East Jerusalem home, leaving 6 Palestinians homeless


IDF Only Wants a ‘Unified’ Jerusalem


Moving surprise for excellent Ethiopian-born soldier  (Israel Defense Forces)


Rivlin: Jewish Property Stolen during Holocaust Must Be Returned (Israeli President Reuven Rivlin)


Abbas: Hamas continues to legitmize division  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


Starting Today, Israeli Laws to Include Judea, Samaria Implementations


Unworthy Abbas Honored in the White House


ICRC: Prisoner visits with families are Israel's obligation under international law


Analysis: Trump’s itinerary shows bid for coalition to back peace, tackle Iran, fight terrorism


The Hamas Leopard Tries to Change Its Spots


US delegation coming back to Israel to finalize Trump itinerary


Israel Scores Moral Victory at UNESCO while Sweden Disgraces Itself


The New, “Moderate” Hamas: Severe Cruelty to Jewish and Arab Prisoners and Their Families




How the left came to own 'public service'




Lewandowski leaves firm that lobbies for company with Russia ties




Lara Trump: ‘Sad’ That Media Are Censoring Pro-Trump Ad


Now ABC, CBS and NBC Refuse to Run Trump Campaign Ad Blasting them as ‘Fake News’


Ryan Grim to leave HuffPost for The Intercept


WaPo Drums Up ‘Labor Shortage’ in Push for More Foreign Workers


Daily newspaper columnist who defended NRA quits after suspension


The people vs. the press


NYT Correspondent Falsely Reports House Members Voted to Exempt Themselves From GOP Health Care Bill


Fox News Is Sued Again as It Tries to Push Sky Deal


Ex-Fox chief Ailes hired private investigator to discredit accusers: report




Clashes between soldiers and gasoline smugglers leave 10 dead in Mexico




Houthis selling Iranian weapons to Al-Qaeda, says Saudi diplomat


Does Donald Trump Know He's Helping Saudi Arabia Ruin Yemen?


Muslim leaders, vexed by Obama-era disengagement, paved way for Trump visit to Saudi Arabia





ISIS-supporting ex-Marine wanted to start race war: Docs


U.S. Navy SEAL killed in Somalia raid on militant compound


Mark Green Withdraws Nomination for Secretary of the Army


US Army opens new Polish headquarters as troop levels rise


Pentagon eyes Iran-North Korea military connection


Navy officer admits role in sharing secrets in espionage case


Pentagon to Submit New Afghanistan Strategy to White House as Early as Next Week


Congress is not happy with the Pentagon’s F-35 office


Trump’s Army sec. pick — a combat hero and devout Christian — under assault from LGBTQ activists


Ramstein airman found guilty of negligent homicide in fellow airman's death


U.S. may send up to 5,000 more troops to Afghanistan


Special Ops general: Rate of deployment 'unsustainable'




Hubble image captures hundreds of galaxies 6 billion light-years away


How deaf men helped NASA’s space research program


How the Apollo 11 astronauts raced an erratic Soviet spite-robot to the moon




More spying and more lying





NTSB focuses on 2 factors that led to fatal Texas church bus crash




Boy, 10, killed in attempted blasphemy lynching in Pakistan


India has no role in Afghan peace process: Pakistan


Clash erupts on Afghan-Pakistan border


India launches satellite for South Asian countries, Pakistan says no thanks


At Afghanistan-Pakistan Border, Forces Clash and at Least 11 Die





‘Dutertenomics’ envisions a golden age for the Philippines  (President Rodrigo Duterte)


Philippine judge writes book against China’s sea claims




Voters Don’t Trust Polls, See Anti-Trump Bias




"Inmate taxi service" let prisoners come and go, prosecutors say


California Must Provide Trans Prisoners With Compression Underwear


Prisoner’s ‘Shawshank’ hiding spot doesn’t work out





'IT'S RACISM!' Wanda Sykes Knows The Real Reason Republicans Want To Repeal Obamacare




Glenn Beck warns 'Late Night' host Stephen Colbert: 'You have become me, circa 2009.'




Russia: Imam gets 3 years prison for justifying terrorism


Putin Promises to Raise Chechnya's Anti-Gay Crackdown With Law Enforcement  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Russia. Why was Our Lady of Fatima so concerned about Russia?


Russian Internet Watchdog Issues Another Warning to Liberal Outlet 'The New Times'


A Foreigner’s Guide to Surviving Victory Day


Defense Ministry: Russian air force not used in Syria since May 1


‘Declaration of war’: Russian MPs blast US plans to enforce N. Korea sanctions on foreign territory


Russian, German top diplomats agree to continue Normandy-format efforts




Why politics and science don’t mix




Gun Rights Leaders ‘Ecstatic,’ ‘Excited’ in Early Days of Trump Administration


Texas Concealed Carry Holder Thwarts Potential Mass Shooting


Gun instructor accidentally shoots man during training, police say




Trump-Russia investigation reignites as Senate asks aides to hand over notes


Rand Paul demands to know if he was surveilled by the Obama admin during the 2016 election (US Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul (R)


Senate Moves Obamacare Repeal to Slow Lane After House Vote


Should President Trump Keep His Promise to Cancel the Paris Agreement on Climate Change?  (Instead, submit the Paris agreement as a treaty to Senate for a vote.)


Warren's Reported SEC Nominee Could Face Conflict of Interest  (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)


Bad news for the Trump-Russia tinfoil-hat brigade


What Senate Republicans need to do right now  (With the House’s passage of the American Health Care Act, House Republican leaders have handed their Senate counterparts the biggest legislative weapon they have held in their entire careers.)


Warren: U.S. Military’s ‘Greatest Strength’ Is Its ‘Diversity’   (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)


Senators Save the Empire  (The Senate may be our rampart against Trump.)


Sanders to Trump: 'We'll quote you' on support for universal healthcare (US Senator of Vermont Bernard Sanders (I-Socialist)


Obamacare Repeal Faces Senate Hurdles After Close Vote


GOP senator: ‘Zero’ chance health care bill passes as is


Dem senator open to repealing, replacing ObamaCare


McCain Rips Trump Remark on NKorean 'Crazy Dictator'  (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)





Girl rescued while trying to livestream suicide on Facebook


The mystery behind a Flynn associate’s quiet work for the Trump campaign (Jon Iadonisi, a former Navy SEAL whose company worked on a Turkish consulting contract with Michael Flynn, also did a social-media project for the campaign that was not disclosed.)




Brazil: 8 Muslims jailed for Islamic State Olympic jihad massacre plot


Eight militants jailed over Olympic plot


US taxpayers shouldn't fund Colombia's horrible 'peace' deal


Argentina: Fury over ruling that could see human rights abusers walk free


Former Farc rebels kidnap UN official in Colombia from coca crop region




Incoming president to face NK dilemma


Outlook improves for ‘undervalued’ Kospi


Population Drain Spreads to Bigger Towns


In South Korea Campaign, One Topic Eclipses Others


4 in 10 Korean Women Have Had Botox or Filler Treatments


South Korea must end gay soldier 'witch-hunt', campaigners say


Election fever: early voting turnout hits 26%


Huge dust storm to choke Korea on weekend


S. Korea launches 4th  telecommunications satellite


China tried to hack THAAD system: CNN


Fine dust from China kills 30,000 a year




Dale Jr.’s Retirement Marks The End Of An Era, Loss Of A Bridge To NASCAR’s Past


Rangers punch Senators in the mouth to even series


New details on Aaron Hernandez death


Former NBA guard charged with indecent exposure


Teen with cerebral palsy gets to meet the Yankees


Mr. Met David Wright deserves better ending than this


Yes, Conservatives are Dumping ESPN


Wizards vs. Celtics is the bloodiest series


Michael Oher: Carolina Panthers player accused of assaulting Uber driver


NHL Scoreboard


MLB Scoreboard


NBA Scoreboard




Texas Legislature Passes Bill That Could Put ‘Sanctuary City’ Officials in Jail


New Voter ID Bill Signed Into Law in Iowa


Texas governor poised to sign nation’s harshest anti-sanctuary bill


Texas' "sanctuary city" ban not popular with police chiefs


Ark. residents swamped by floodwaters optimistic about future




State Dept. Ordered to Release Clinton Emails on Obama’s Response to Benghazi


 Rex Tillerson Translates ‘America First’ to Foggy Bottom Bureaucrats   (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)


State Dept. deletes retweet promoting Ivanka Trump’s book


State Department's internal survey probes for cuts


Tillerson Urges ASEAN to Cut North Korea Funding, Minimize Ties  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)





Meteorologist who committed suicide was sex assault suspect




WH: Next SCOTUS Nominee to Come From Same List as Gorsuch




Bashar al-Assad Could Launch Another Chemical-Weapons Attack  (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)


Route from Islamic State’s capital of Raqqa dotted with discarded women’s veils


Here's why the latest Syrian cease-fire plan may be fatally flawed from the start





Taiwan Can't Negotiate, Likely to Observe Rules on South China Sea


US senators present Taiwan Travel Act


Magnitude 4.5 earthquake rocks eastern Taiwan


FDA impounds tonnes of food, some from 2008


China’s barring of Taiwan from WHA could be deadly: Time


H5N6 avian flu epidemic under control: premier


3 workers rescued as rain warning hits 14 Taiwanese regions


Taiwan nuclear power plant maintenance fault might tighten summer electricity supply


Bank of Taiwan says yen supply more than enough





An attorney for San Bernardino terrorism victims is taking on social media apps for harboring extremists. Does he stand a chance?


Muslim Terrorists Come for a Cartoonist Who Once Drew Mohammed




GE CEO warns against U.S. protectionism, wants level playing field





TSA issues security warning about vehicle-ramming threat




Companies Compete but Won’t Let Their Workers Do the Same




Turkey’s Erdogan is savoring his new powers. But there are cracks in his support.   (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)


Turkey tired of polls, polarization: Former President Gül


Court rejects Wikipedia’s appeal over access ban, says freedom of expression can be ‘restricted’ in some cases


We cannot let Turks in Germany vote in potential referendum on death penalty: Schulz


Preparatory delegation visits US ahead of Erdoğan-Trump meeting


Turkish coup commission to request information from intel agency, army for second time


S&P affirms Turkey foreign and local currency ratings, outlook remains negative


107 more judges, prosecutors dismissed over Gülen links





FTSE 100 closes at 3-week high as oil tries for rebound


Acid Attacks on the Rise in London


Scandal-hit, Bible-burning rabbi limps in 6th  in UK mayoral bid


Sturgeon facing claims SNP ignored election cash rules   (Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon)


Local election results: How did your area vote and what does it tell us about the general election?


EU leaders warn May: Brexit talks may become ‘impossible’  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)


Air pollution lawsuit set to go ahead despite delayed government plan


100,000 'boomerang kids' will never leave home, study suggests


Poverty risk for 50,000 low-income households at lower benefit cap


Hawking: Humans running out of time on Earth


Congressman promises to help lift U.K. ban on Savage


Briton who tried to shoot Donald Trump secretly arrives back in UK


Tories make early gains in UK local polls


London anti-terror raid police criticised for not wearing body cameras


Mosul offensive: Iraqi army launches 'final push' as army attacks Isil from north-west


Dangerous levels of arsenic found in rice cakes for babies




Waldheimer’s Disease Returns  (The triumph of forgetting over memory.)




Mexican-Americans torn about Cinco de Mayo in Trump era




 Pope Planning Pentecostal Celebration with Charismatics




Armored military vehicle runs over Venezuelan protester


What Caused Venezuela's Collapse Is No Mystery — Except To Economically Illiterate Journalists


Gustavo Dudamel has tried to stay out of politics. Now, he’s demanding action in Venezuela


End Venezuela violence: Conductor Dudamel  (Celebrated Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel tells the government to "listen to the people.")




President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address


Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Sexual Assault Charges to Be Dropped Against Illegal Immigrant Teens in Case White House Called ‘Horrific’


Trump on Twitter: 'Everybody' Has Better Healthcare Than US


Trump's Australian health care praise prompts backdown


First female usher in White House history no longer in post


Trump Bows To Democrats & Liberal Republicans, Signing $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill


Trump busting presidential norms with weekend trips


Analysis: Trump order unlikely to alter sermonizing


'The White House just couldn't let this go'  (The inside story of how Trump and the Republicans got Obamacare repeal through the House. (Hint: It wasn't pretty.)


Golden girl! Melania glows in Australia's national color as Trump makes a triumphant return to New York and gets a hug from Rupert Murdoch at dinner aboard aircraft carrier with Aussie PM Turnbull


Trump’s Health Care Victory: He Never Gives Up


Rethinking the conservative position of 'never Trump'


Charles Krauthammer: Trump — 'Normalized' But Still Scary


White House: ACLU lawsuit threat shows anti-religion, anti-GOP bias


Trump’s Mar-a-Lago jaunts cost $1.2M — for just two trips: Watchdog


Promised made, promises kept


OnPolitics Today: Trump praises health care repeal that hasn't happened yet


Way Too Many Trumps


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