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Saturday, May 13, 2017





In Today’s Issue: 




Pro-Life Leaders Celebrate Motherhood, Reach Out to Those Suffering After Abortion


Students Sue Professor for Scrubbing out Pro-Life Chalk Messages


Anti-Abortion Democrat Candidate Defeated in Election for Mayor of Omaha


Gov. Bill Haslam signs strict late-term abortion ban (Tennessee)


Facebook removes abortion page for 'promoting drug use'


Rauner: Keep one provision of abortion proposal, lose the other (Illinois)


Ideological Divide Over Abortion Again Affects US Foreign Aid


Alaska House Reprimands Lawmaker Who Said Women Get Abortions for the ‘Free Trip to the City’


A (New) Argument for Abortion


Louisiana abortion laws 'have major conflicts with science,' report says


NSW Australian Lawmakers Vote to Keep Abortion in Criminal Code




Texas Takes Steps to Protect Religious Convictions of Adoption, Foster Care Providers




GOP senator presses Trump on Afghanistan policy




Inter-clan Fighting Kills 6 in Central Somalia


Why do Tunisian Jews flock to this island temple at this time every year?




Shocker: People Are Happy With Airline Service




Driver in deadly Philadelphia train crash charged in catastrophe



Victoria Police investigate police gun branch


Notorious white supremacist leader to visit Australia



'It went psycho': Pilot describes the moment all the computers on his Airbus with 303 people aboard BROKE DOWN - sending it nosediving towards the Indian Ocean




Five Killed In Bosnia Light-Aircraft Crash





Majority of Businesses Say Obamacare Mandate, Minimum Wage Hikes, Regulations Threaten Expansion




Refugees from Central America called a humanitarian crisis on Canada's doorstep


Ontario health ministry on high alert amid global cyberattack


Ontario PCs still lead in popular support: Poll


Ontario plans big boost to minimum wage, overhaul of labour laws


Canada Sees Huge Increase of Asylum Seekers After Trudeau’s Welcome Tweet (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


Toronto police officers shoot and kill adult bear in residential area after it reportedly banged on a door


How do Toronto's light rail vehicles compare? It's Bombardier versus Alstom


Rise of the veggie snack pack: How marketers are selling fresh produce to kids


The Alberta government would like you to know Notley isn't the 'big loser' of B.C. election


This renter turned a Toronto family's home into an illegal rooming house


Gun trafficking mother sentenced to three years after trying to sell children’s toy guns to Windsor cops




Muslim spokesman blames Christianity for Islamic blasphemy laws


Only 17% of 'Christians' have biblical worldview


Persecution summit hears about 'really horrific' times




Kimmel stitched Trump’s words into a fake commencement speech. The real speeches were stranger.




Democrats Love Affair With Communism


We Hear You: ‘The Objective of Communism Is Total Servitude’




China widens its Silk Road to the world


Cambodia looks to China for ‘governance’ guidance


China's Desperate Need For Political Transparency




North Korea fires missile, U.S. officials confirm


North Korea fires suspected missile from west coast


Official: North Korea open to US talks under 'conditions'





It's Time To Tone It Down On Health Care




Judge approves fact-gathering in Trump travel ban lawsuit


Man who threatened to kill Obama gets prison time


Lawyer: Sheriff ID'd wrong man as would-be assassin


Court backs T-shirt maker who refused 'gay' pride (No evidence Christian rejected project due to customer's orientation.)




Ohio nursing home gunman had history of violence, records show


'Sting' operation leads to recovery of stolen bees


Suspect in doctors' slayings previously avoided deportation


Live-at-home daughter, 31, 'shoots her movie industry-worker dad dead in their $1.8m home after her parents try to kick her out - then says it was a home invader and blames her family for not locking doors' 


Police dog heading home after taking bullet for partner




Border Patrol Agents Arrest Three Armed Human Smugglers, Eight Migrants




World reels from massive cyberattack that hit nearly 100 countries


'This is child's play,' expert warns after global cyberattack on schools, hospitals


Global hacking for ransom hits 99 countries


Authorities Seek Clues On Culprits Behind Global Cyberattack


Hackers Exploit Stolen U.S. Spy Agency Tool to Launch Global Cyberattack





Why inmate's lawyers are urging execution by firing squad





Nebraska Democratic Party Chair Blames DNC Head Perez for Losing Omaha Mayoral Race 




Flashback: Barack Obama in Harvard Essay: The American Dream Is to Be Donald Trump


Perriello Sells Financial Stake in Construction Company Linked to Trump’s Border Wall (Tom Perriello, a Democrat candidate for governor in Virginia.)


Ponte is only the latest de Blasio hire to leave a failure  (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)


Clinton Pressured Bangladesh Prime Minister to Help Major Foundation Donor





Sketchy Chinese chicken could soon be on your dinner plate





Commerce Sec: China’s Tech Plans Threaten U.S. Security and Economic Stability (Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross)





No Civil Rights without Civility  (The black students who so disrespected Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos this week need to take a lesson from Martin Luther King, Jr)





Sessions overturns Obama jailbreak agenda   (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


Cornyn among 4 interviewing for FBI director  (Senate Majority Whip US Senator of Texas John Cornyn (R)


Eric Holder: AG Jeff Sessions’ policy is ‘dumb on crime’ (Former US Attorney General Eric H Holder Jr)


Durbin: Rosenstein was ‘duped’ into writing reason for Comey’s firing  (US Senator of Illinois Richard Durbin (D)/ Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)


‘You drug dealers are going to prison’: Sessions directs prosecutors to seek toughest drug charges  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


Deputy AG sees no need for special prosecutor on Russia: report


Justice Department won't say how Comey should have handled Clinton email investigation


Justice Dept. requests Manafort's bank records in Russia probe: report





Trump’s Transportation chief to testify on Capitol Hill next week





When lack of volatility is a bad omen for stocks





President Donald Trump’s First Commencement Speech: ‘In America We Don’t Worship Government, We Worship God’


Trump Speaks at Liberty University Commencement – Blasts Critics – Graduates Wear #MAGA Hats!


Trump urges Liberty graduates to 'never give up,' challenge status quo


Portland State U: Student fired from paper for reporting about Muslim student’s statement


Liberty U President Jerry Falwell Jr.: Liberal US Universities More Authoritarian and Fascist (Video)


The Ivory Tower Man: Why Academia Hates Guns


Portland State U: Muslim student says those who leave Islam will be killed in an Islamic state


Bethune-Cookman University ingrates


Michiganistan=>Taxpayer Funded High School Has Special ‘Princess Prom’ For Muslim Girls – No Boys Allowed


‘This isn’t Berkeley’: SUNY New Paltz student paper slams Antifa


Historically black college cancels John Cornyn's commencement speech  (US Senator of Texas John Cornyn (R)


NC Students Win National Rocketry Challenge with Rocket Named “TRUMP” – Meet with Trump at White House (Video)


Student Fired From Newspaper Job After Sharing Video Exposing Truth About Islam


4 Standout College Application Essays on Work, Money and Class


Black students say school's hair policy is racist





Egypt discovers new necropolis with at least 17 mummies





Obama's 2008 campaign was hacked by Russians: Report





Trump meltdown sets off GOP alarms on 2018





Energy Prices


Trump Orders Preparation for Electric Grid Cyber Attacks


Out of prison, coal exec says he was unfairly blamed for deadly accident (Massey Energy’s unrepentant former chief executive Don Blankenship took to Twitter and cable television to lash out about who is responsible for a 2010 accident that killed 29 miners in West Virginia.)





What broke the Safe Drinking Water Act?




Jewish Man Attacked With Ax in Ukraine


Ukranian President cancels Eurovision appearance after Russian shelling attack kills four


Four Civilians Reported Killed In Shelling Of Ukraine's Avdiyivka


Ukrainian Intelligence Officer: ‘Go To Hell, Kikes’




Denmark: Teen Muslima charged in jihad plot to bomb Jewish school


Vandals smash 70 Catholic & Jewish headstones in Rome’s landmark cemetery (Video, Photos)




Trump says new FBI director 'possible' by Friday, candidates 'vetted over their lifetime'


Comey’s gone, but the swamp is not yet drained  (FBI Director James Comey)


Indict Comey for obstruction of justice


A theory: Trump fired Comey because he’s taller


Report: Comey’s Brother Works for the Law Firm That Handles Clinton Foundation’s Taxes


Crazy: Liberal Reporter Bob Schieffer Compares Comey Firing to Kennedy Assassination (Video)


Former attorney general: Trump made the right call on Comey


A Look at the Contenders to Be the Next F.B.I. Director


Robert Gates on Comey: Trump should have had his 'ducks in a row'




French carmaker Renault shuts down sites after being hit by cyber attack


Can Macron's Charisma Heal France and Europe? (Emmanuel Macron's election is nothing short of a political upheaval in France.)


Over 75,000 global victims of cyberattack: French police


Macron’s Victory Explodes France’s Political Landscape (With legislative elections just weeks away, the new French President  Emmanuel Macron, must find a way to form a majority in the National Assembly. Every party is scrambling.)





Berlin Gangs Using Asylum Centres to Recruit New Criminals


International cyber attacks put ransoms on German rail station screens


Italy expels Tunisian linked to Berlin market attacker


Berlin backpackers inadvertently funded North Korea


Germany's Ongoing Project to Welcome Its Refugees


German prosecutors open pay probe into top VW worker rep


'We All Wish Macron Success' (In an interview, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble, a member of Chancellor Merkel's Christian Democrats, says he believes the reform proposals of French President-elect Emmanuel Macron are currently unrealistic.)




Academic Global Warming Advocates and the Power of Incoherent Jargon




G7 countries call for joint fight against cyberattacks





Virginia Insurers Are Requesting Premium Rate Increases as High as 20% in 2018





Poland unveils memorial to WWII hero who entered Auschwitz voluntarily




Poll: 48 Percent in Paul Ryan’s District Would Vote for a Replacement (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)


Pence, Trump Jr. rally GOP as Montana special election tightens (Vice-President Mike Pence)


Make American Finance Great Again


S.C. Republican Ralph Norman Sat on Board of Bank That Accepted Nearly $65 Million in TARP Cash


Woman Arrested for Trying to Run GOP Congressman’s Car Off Road Because of Health Care Vote (US Representative of Tennessee  David Kustoff (R)


‘I was out of my mind with anger,’ man says after shoving GOP congressman at raucous town hall (The man tried to stuff a wad of cash into the blazer of US Representative of North Dakota  Kevin Cramer (R) on Thursday in what quickly became the most climactic moment of a fiery meeting in Mandan, N.D.)


House discharge petition on independent Russia probe could put pressure on Republicans


Ryan declines comment on Trump’s warning to Comey  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)




‘What if I’m not there?’: Deportation threat has undocumented immigrants seeking guardians for U.S.-born children


Denver mother is granted temporary deportation relief after 3 months of sanctuary in a church





Two Reported Killed In Exchange Of Fire Between India And Pakistan


China road initiative is like a colonial enterprise: India


Andhra cops, Tamil Nadu auto plant hit as India too comes under cyberattack




Gov. Brown (D-California) asks President Trump for help on the California bullet train




Rohani Says Iran Faces 'Historic Decision' In Upcoming Presidential Poll  (Iranian President Hassan Rouhani)


Intel Report: Iran Refining Nuke Delivery System in Flagrant Violation of Ban


In the Trump era, U.S. must support Iran's people, not their rulers




Iraq: ISIS leaders killed during ‘meeting’ in al-Qaim




Vox Voxplains Radical Islam As No Threat To Americans Or The West





Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Saturday, May 13, 2017)


Bennett: Israel must ditch ‘bunker’ diplomacy, or have its fate decided by others  (Israeli Education Minister and chairman of the Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home) party Naftali Bennett)


New Hevron mayor is a terrorist and murderer


Herzog: Trump’s envoy ‘unequivocally’ stated president’s determination for peace deal  (Labor Party chairman Isaac Herzog)


PA Arabs Vote in 145 Municipalities Saturday in Elections Boycotted by Many Parties


Gazans walk the ‘Red Carpet’ for film festival, and trample on Balfour Declaration


Israeli forces shoot, kill Jordanian man in Jerusalem's Old City over knife attack


Jordan Protesting Israel’s Infringing on Its Citizen’s Right to Stab Israelis


Jordan calls killing of Jerusalem attacker a ‘heinous crime’


Netanyahu: Jordan is playing both sides of the game  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Border Guard Police Prevent Terror Attack in Hebron


How Donald Trump, darling of the Israeli right, reinvigorated Mahmoud Abbas (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


'Struggling with death:' Palestinian prisoners enter 27th day of mass hunger strike


Israel braces for more cyber attacks following global onslaugh


No current indication Israel was hit in global cyberattack, official says


US airlift arrives in Israel to prepare for Trump visit


Abbas, in meeting with Putin, says Moscow must be part of peace process (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Palestinians cast votes for local elections in West Bank (Judea And Samaria)  amid boycott calls


The life of young Israelis in the state’s first decade


Watch: Terrorist attacks Jerusalem policeman


Adviser: Abbas will cooperate with Trump


Israeli settlers attack Palestinian police vehicle in Ramallah 


Top US official to Post: No plans to hold Netanyahu-Abbas peace summit during Trump trip


Parents of Hamas jihad attack victim sue American Muslims for Palestine


AIPAC Absent on Key Pro-Israel Effort Despite Claims of Support




Japan may host Tomahawk-compatible launchers to counter N. Korea missile threat – media





Left-Wing Antifa Threaten, Assault Journalists and Trump Supporters at Boston Free Speech Rally (Videos)


The American Left Is Talking Itself Into Violence


The left’s misguided obsession with ‘cultural appropriation’




Washington Post media critic defends use of anonymous sources amid Trump firestorm


CNN Defends Unhinged Liberal Who Accosted GOP Congressman at Town Hall (Video)


Major American Journalist Declares ‘Christian Persecution Is Not A Real Problem; The Real Problem Is The Persecution of Islam And Muslims In America’


Fox's Chris Wallace: White House playing ‘dangerous game’ on credibility


Oops: The New York Times Accidentally Exposed 'The Hillary Clinton-Russia Nexus!'


Ratings Surge at MSNBC For Third Night in a Row


Bill O’Reilly vows ‘big, big story’ coming on Fox ouster; details will expose ‘left-wing cabal’


'It's politics porn and disgusting': Mika Brzezinski SLAMS CNN for having Kellyanne Conway on and suggests  no one in White House can be trusted to tell the truth




Apparent execution video a problem for Mexican gov't




Microsoft releases urgent OS patch in wake of #WannaCry ransomware blitz


Microsoft updates security tools to fight ransomware attack




Saudi Arabia Produces Saqr-1 Strategic Drone


GCC secretary general urges Yemenis to reject calls of division


In Pictures: How Saudi forces protected civilians from terrorists’ fire in Qatif




Mac Thornberry to preview overhaul in how the Pentagon buys weapons


Dunford travels to Brussels to ask NATO to send more troops to Afghanistan  (Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph F Dunford Jr)


Pentagon brass improperly interfered in Navy SEAL’s sexual-assault case, retired admiral claims


New TV ad shows Marines looking for a few good women


Amphibious military exercises moving ahead on Guam


‘Shark Tank’-style competition aims to help solve problems in the VA


Russian jet buzzed US Navy plane over Black Sea





In Myanmar, extremist monks threaten mob rule




Malware described in leaked NSA files cripples systems worldwide


A Vast Global Hack Is Said to Use a Leaked N.S.A. Method





Austria blasts past Germany to win NATO’s tank games (Video)




Assailants Gun Down at Least 10 in Pakistan


Muslim Terrorists Butcher Twenty Five People


Pakistani government sends text to millions warning against posting “blasphemous content”


Pakistan protests India's planned demographic changes in Kashmir in letter to UN chief


Pakistan says ‘misadventure’ by India at LoC could lead to ‘unintended consequences’




Putin and Russian History  (For Russian President Vladimir V Putin, stability, not revolutionary insurrections throughout the world, is the declared objective.)


Paris and Washington Send a Message to Moscow: No Sanctions Relief Until Russian Troops Leave Ukraine


Russia Seeks Investment, Trade Links on China’s New ‘Silk Road’


Trump Fires Comey and Putin Smiles (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)




Stephen Hawking among 33 scientists on offensive against critics of popular universe origin theory




Believe it or not, Senate’s Russia investigation is moving faster than its Watergate counterpart 44 years ago


Cornyn as FBI director would cause big Senate shakeup  (Senate Majority Whip US Senator of Texas John Cornyn (R)


Senate Introduces Bipartisan VA Accountability Bill Streamlining Firing Process


Senate Republicans Weigh Options to Lower Health Insurance Premiums


Elizabeth Warren: ‘We Need a Justice Department Not an Obstruction of Justice Department’ (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)


Sanders to Campaign in Montana’s Special Election for Quist (US Senator of Vermont Bernard Sanders (I-Socialist)


Grassley to Block CIA Nominee Until Agency Responds to His Letters (US Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley (R)


Democrats rally base to block GOP healthcare bill after week of distractions


Grassley pushes FBI for details on employee who married terrorist


Feinstein calls for deputy AG to name special prosecutor or resign (US Senator of California Dianne Feinstein (D)




Ann Coulter Tweet About Alleged Illegal Immigrant Rape Flagged as ‘Hate Speech’ by Twitter


Campaign firm targeted by FBI drops web pages, social media





U.S. to stop seizing tax refunds to pay off old family debt (After three years of complaints and pressure from taxpayers, the federal government will stop seizing the tax refunds of Americans whose long-dead parents had incurred debts to Social Security many years earlier. About 65,000 people will be eligible for a total of about $56 million in refunds.)





North Korea fires unidentified projectile, South Korea military reports


South Korean military: North Korea launches projectile






Former Browns, Ravens receiver Michael Jackson killed in motorcycle accident


What truly made Derek Jeter one of the greatest


Former Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain arrested on drug, firearm charges


NHL Scoreboard


MLB Scoreboard


NBA Scoreboard




Sri Lanka refuse Chinese submarine docking: official






Sharia New Jersey: Christie vetoes bill that would outlaw child marriage  (Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie (R)


Sister upset 'Sandra Bland Act' weakened in Texas





There's an Asia nuclear crisis going on, and the US still doesn't have ambassadors in China, South Korea or Japan




Video: Footage shows incident with 8-year-old two days before suicide




Appeal in boy's burp arrest case relies on Gorsuch





De-escalation zones offer an economic path to peace in Syria


Syrian Army Takes Control of IS-held Airbase


Trump takes a key step toward crushing ISIS (President Trump this week moved to arm the Syrian Defense Forces, a mainly Kurdish group, for the campaign to retake Raqqa, the Islamic State’s capital and last stronghold.)





Taiwan on alert amid fears it could be hit with second wave of global cyber attack




Why 'Carried Interest' Has Always Been Taxed As A Capital Gain


The Fallacy Of The Charitable Deduction





The iPhone 8 will cost OVER $1000: Analyst claims highest spec handset will set you back $1099




Tim Allen Is No Longer The Last Man Standing


It's official. Donald Trump has finally driven the ladies of 'The View' over the edge





Osama bin Laden’s son may be taking over the family business


Global ransomware attack shows why Apple refused to hack terrorist's iPhone





How the right's think tanks stopped thinking




US, China narrow differences on trade


Trump exposes fragile free trade consensus among Republicans




Mnuchin Says G-7 Nations More Comfortable With New US Economic Approach   (Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin)




At least 23 killed when bus plunges off 15 metre cliff in Turkey  




Uber’s problems grow as judge requests federal investigation in trade secret case





U.K. Health Service, Hit by Hack, Ignored Advice for Months


The United Kingdom Can Still Exit Brexit




Protests against removing Confederate monuments are not really about history




Pope Francis says he'll seek common ground with Trump


Pope names 2 children saints on anniversary of Fatima visions




President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address

Trump’s Brand Is Crisis


Trump has a long history of secretly recording calls, according to former associates


Report: Trump Considering Dropping Sean Spicer (White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer)


Trump’s Outdated WH Media Operation Has to Go  (Why, in the age of high-tech communications and travel, and with plenty of other resources at hand, should President Trump be a captive of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue?)


Trump stokes fears of how he'd handle real crisis


Trump and First Lady Celebrate Mother’s Day with Military Spouses and Families


Donald Trump Is the President America Deserves


Spicer bursts media's bubble with just a few choice words (White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer)


What we know Trump did this week — and why it matters


Trump’s words add fuel to questions about legality of firing Comey


Pence says ISIS is guilty of genocide against Christians  (Vice-President Mike Pence)


No, Trump didn't just stomp on reproductive freedom


Erick Erickson: The Fantasy of Impeachment


In service to Trump, Pence keeps saying things that aren’t true


President Trump Craves Loyalty, but Offers None


Trump’s top aides must go


White House nearing $100B arms deal for Saudi Arabia


How Trump May Save the Republic


'The communications team s*** the bed on the Comey firing ... If I worked there I'd be dialing up my attorney': Trump insider reveals 'chaos' inside White House after FBI firing


In White House Press Briefings, No Degree of Accuracy Required


Trump's statements linking Russia investigation to Comey firing could lead to legal problems


The Impotence of the Anti-Trump Ruling Class 


Why Team Trump can’t stop leaking




Let’s Realize As Moms That Work-Life Balance Just Doesn’t Exist 


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