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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Watch: White Pro-Aborts Call Female Black Pro-Lifer 'Racist, Sexist'

 

How Google Put Pro-Lifers at Disadvantage in Ireland’s Upcoming Referendum

 

Houston FBI Receives Case Alleging Abortionist Killed Babies Outside the Womb

 

Reason Staff Bitterly Divided on Planned Parenthood Defunding: Podcast

 

FBI Investigating Abortionist Who Delivers Babies Alive and Snips Their Necks

 

Neil Gorsuch might not handle an abortion case the way conservatives want

 

Labor Unions Send Over $1 Million in Member Dues to Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

 

Pro-Life Legal Group Will Defend Iowa Abortion Ban for Free After State Attorney General Refuses

 

Activists Say Pro-Lifers Use Kids With Down Syndrome as “Propaganda,” But They’re OK Killing Them in Abortions

 

Doctor gets 3 years for spiking girlfriend's tea with abortion drug

 

Abortionist’s Life Was So Empty She Didn’t Experience “Nonconditional Love” Until She Adopted a Child

 

Dozens of Pro-Life Women Legislators Back Trump’s Rule Cutting Funding of Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

 

New Abortion Company Spokeswoman: “Planned Parenthood is the Solution Not the Problem”

 

Abortion AMA: Can I Get An Abortion If I'm Religious?

 

Why Don’t We Defund Planned Parenthood and Use the Money to Keep Our Schools Safe?

 

Singer Ed Sheeran Criticizes Pro-Lifers for Using His Song in Campaign to Oppose Abortion

 

President Trump Ends Taxpayer Funding to Two Biggest Abortion Businesses in Africa

 

Feminists: Trump Defunding Abortion Factory Planned Parenthood is Anti-Woman, Anti-Health Care

 

Ireland Must Vote No on Overturning 8th Amendment Because Abortion Denies Babies Their Right to Life

 

Studies Show Pro-Life Laws Save Babies From Abortion, Ireland Should Take Note

 

Conservative law firm OK'd to defend Iowa in abortion suit

 

"Scarlet A: The Ethics, Law, and Politics of Ordinary Abortion"

 

Texas’ Lieutenant Governor Uncovers the Cause of Mass Shootings: Abortion

 

The University of Minnesota's cowardly approach to abortion training

 

Legal loophole means it’s not homicide to kill a wanted unborn child

 

Supreme Court justices relist abortion case multiple times

 

Opposition to abortion should not be seen as limited to Catholics

 

Trump Takes Taxpayers Out of the Abortion Business

 

Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote

 

How India’s abortion laws are trailing society, technology and the young single women having more sex

 

Ireland, Enthusiastic About Gay Rights, Frets Over Abortion

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Car Bomb Explodes in Afghanistan, Killing 16, as Team Tries to Defuse It

 

AFRICA

 

Africa's green revolution stumbles at Congo project to solve food shortages

 

Ebola vaccine reaches Congo as death count grows

 

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU)

 

ACLU demands Amazon stop selling facial recognition technology to police

 

 

ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE (ADL)

 

The ADL Betrays Jews to Left-Wing Anti-Semitism

 

ASIA

 

A war footing emerges in the South China Sea

 

ASSISTED SUICIDE

 

California attorney general appeals judge's decision to overturn physician-assisted suicide law

 

Assisted Suicide Clinic Operator Scammed People for Thousands Before They Killed Themselves

 

ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD)

 

Jacksonville doctor warns of potential ADHD drug 'epidemic'

 

AUSTRALIA

 

ASX close: Australian share market down after worst day since March; led by weakness in Telstra Corporation Ltd

 

Why the Australian dollar might crash to 40 cents (or below!)

 

Australia 'seven years' behind other nations as electric car sales leap

 

White South African farmers claiming persecution at home seek refuge in Australia

 

Higher minimum wage makes economic sense

 

Australia Bans Cash Payments Over $10,000 AUD

 

Bob Corker turns down Australian ambassadorship  (US Senator of Tennessee Bob Corker (R)

 

Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up 

 

BIOETHICS

 

Dr. Frankenstein? Scientists to create 'miniature brains'

 

BOY SCOUTS

 

Condoms required at Scouts' 24th  World Jamboree

 

CANADA

 

TSX dips after 11 days of gains as loonie tops 78 cents U.S.

 

Canadian offshoot of U.S. libertarian campus group says it provides needed counterpoint to liberal bias

 

Marijuana-laced snacks twice brought to Oshawa elementary school, police say

 

Canada: Human Rights Tribunal takes case of transgender woman denied service at waxing spa by Muslim woman

 

U.S. border agent stops two U.S. citizens near Canadian border after he heard them speaking Spanish

 

B.C. sues Alberta over turn-off-the-taps legislation

 

Head of Quebec City mosque where six were shot and killed urges Ottawa to ban assault weapons

 

Federal government introduces legislation to update Canada’s family laws

 

Chris Selley: Ontario PCs searching for weak spot in surging New Democrats

 

CENSUS BUREAU

 

Inclusive vs. Exclusive Whiteness in Census Bureau Data

 

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA)

 

John Brennan in Panic Mode  (Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency nominee John Brennan)

 

John Brennan’s Plot to Infiltrate the Trump Campaign 

 

Gina Haspel sworn in as CIA director, praised by Trump as most qualified during ceremony

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Carney: China Winning Trade War — So Far…

 

China slashes tariffs on cars after trade war truce with US

 

How China acquires ‘the crown jewels’ of U.S. technology

 

US, China agree on outline to resolve ZTE issue

 

Trump Team’s Infighting Thwarts Victory on China Trade

 

China might finally scrap its birth limit policy

 

America still needs a serious China policy

 

How China Plans to Dominate the Global Economy: Copy America

 

US-China trade agreements are ‘face-saving’ and ‘lose-lose,’ says Moody’s chief economist

 

U.S.-China Trade Truce May Be Fleeting as Tensions Linger

 

China seems to be winning Trump’s trade war

 

China’s repugnant campaign to destroy a minority people

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

RT arrives in N. Korea to witness closure of Punggye-ri nuclear test site (Video)

 

Foreign Media Arrive in North Korea To Witness Nuclear Shutdown

 

We Need to Test Our Assumptions About North Korea

 

North Korea to make a show of nuclear test site shutdown

 

N. Korean media back to angry tone as summit looms

 

Pence says North Korea will end like Libya if Kim doesn't make a deal  (Vice-President Mike Pence/ Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

The Trump–Kim Jong Un Summit: Should It Be Postponed?

 

North Korea’s nuke site closure will be a dog and pony show

 

Is the North Korea–Trump Summit Dead?

 

Who Wants a Deal More: North Korea or the United States?

 

CONGRESS

 

Still more shrinkage: Dems’ generic ballot lead, vote share drop to lowest point of Trump’s presidency

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

America's cereal, soda and soup companies are in turmoil

 

COPORATE WELFARE

 

Starbucks’ new policy: Everyone welcome, ‘regardless of whether they make a purchase’

 

COURTS

 

Police captain’s son to plead guilty for plotting ISIS-style attack

 

Judge tosses Andrea Tantaros’ lawsuit against Fox News

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Authorities respond to an active shooting in Panama City, Florida

 

Bloomberg’s Gun-Control Group Blames Texas Gov. for School Shooting

 

Is There a Solution to School Shootings?

 

Dispelling False Narratives in the Wake of the Santa Fe Tragedy

 

The warning signs to look for when a potential shooter has no criminal history

 

Boy arrested, 3 'armed and dangerous' suspects sought in death of female officer

 

Guns found at 2 schools, threats reported at 3 schools near Santa Fe High School

 

Manhunt for 2 escaped murder suspects expands to 3 states

 

Baltimore County police officer fatally shot on duty

   

Investigation into sexual assault claims against Mario Batali widens

 

Texas Official Who Blamed School Shooting on Doors Now Also Blames Facebook and Video Games

 

Wounded Officer Had Sought ‘Simpler Life’ Patrolling Schools

 

The chilling words Santa Fe shooting suspect repeated amid the carnage

 

Texas school shooting suspect Dimitrios Pagourtzis won’t be executed, could be free in 40 years

 

The Santa Fe High School shooting and the devaluing of life

 

Dad purposely plowed car into restaurant, killing daughter: cops

 

Mario Batali's company to cut all ties over "chilling" allegations

 

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

A Border Patrol agent detained two U.S. citizens at a gas station after hearing them speak Spanish

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Meanwhile, where is Imran Awan and the DNC server?

 

DNC Fundraising Woes Continue Ahead of Midterm Elections

 

Top DNC official dons blond wig to 'sing as Trump'

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Hillary Clinton to Endorse Cuomo Over Nixon for New York Governor

 

Judicial Watch: Obama can still be impeached

 

She could be America's first black female governor

 

The Obamas ink a multiyear deal with Netflix

 

Democrats Versus DA and DNA  (George Soros funds opponent of the Sacramento DA that busted the Golden State Killer.)

 

Hillary Clinton to receive prestigious Harvard medal for ‘transformative impact on society’

 

Ex-New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu gets JFK award for removing Confederate monuments

 

Team de Blasio’s vast, taxpayer-paid social experiment (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

Obama’s Education Secretary: Pull Kids Out of School Until Gun Laws Change

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

DHS chief hasn't 'seen' intel finding that Russia aimed to help Trump

 

Are human-smuggling cartels at the U.S. border earning $500 million a year?

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Did Manafort's Lawyers Find The Leaker On Mueller's Team? (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Meet Mueller's new spokesman: Rudy Giuliani

 

Republicans declare Justice Department guilty before internal investigation begins

 

Judge Jeanine: Jeff Sessions Is ‘the Most Dangerous Man in America’ (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Rosenstein Will Let Congress See ‘Highly Classified’ Information  (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)

 

In Politicized Justice, Desperate Times Call for Disparate Measures

 

Former top Bill & Hillary advisor begs for end to Russia probe—‘to protect us all’

 

Why Former Clinton Pollster Mark Penn Opposes the Russia Investigation

 

ECONOMY

 

Stocks close lower as trade, geopolitical worries resurface

 

Wall St. slips on U.S.-China trade talk uncertainty; energy falls

 

America’s Retail Apocalypse Is Spiraling Out Of Control In 2018

 

Dollar holds modest losses as Trump casts doubt on North Korea summit

 

Poll: Under Trump, Job Market Optimism at Highest Point Ever Recorded

 

Gold ends with a gain, a day after touching its worst level of 2018

 

Economists say homes could go on sale in 2020 — when the next recession hits

 

Treasury yields hold ground, but Italian rates pull back as politics remain in focus

 

Asian Stocks Edge Lower, Oil Hovers Near 2014 High: Markets Wrap

 

Asian shares stumble as dollar strengthens, oil surges

 

EDUCATION

 

Jim Carrey Pens New Pledge Of Allegiance For America’s ‘Bullet-Ridden’ Schools

 

Are Today’s School Shooters Yesterday’s Medicated Video Game Addicts?

 

88% of Pomona Students Think the Campus Climate Silences Them

 

Only in America’s Schools Could ‘Partying Like It’s 1776’ Be Offensive

 

Mohler points SBTS grads to sources of strength

 

Posting 'In God We Trust' in Public Schools Sweeps Through State Legislatures

 

Teaching Eval Shake-Up

 

Students safer in school than out despite shootings, statistics show

 

Another Setback for Programs Overseen by Troubled Accreditor

 

5 women sue USC, alleging they were victimized by campus gynecologist

 

From Gates to Pennsylvania's Struggling System

 

More Fallout From Mount Ida Closure

 

School apologizes after minority students triggered by America's birthday

   

NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny connection

 

6 Times Hillary Clinton Whined About the 2016 Election in Her Yale Commencement Speech

 

Republicans Like Higher Ed

  

School faces heat for "insensitive" statement on student's death

 

Video: Violence In Our Schools (How the Obama-era "touchy feely" disciplinary approach spawned a catastrophe.)

 

The Value of Testing in Graduate Admissions

 

7th -graders told to declare faith in Allah

 

Universities Quietly Collaborate with Facebook

 

Harvey Weinstein would have skated if he'd been a pervy principal

 

Champion for Low-Income Students Gets a Boost Itself

 

Student Wants to 'End Affirmative Action for Women'

 

ELECTION 2016

 

FBI not the only agency who 'came at' Trump team, former campaign aide tells Fox News

 

Ex-Trump aide: Multiple government informants approached Trump campaign

 

We surveyed 100 security experts. Almost all said state election systems were vulnerable.

 

 

ELECTION 2018

 

How Republicans Can Help Democrats to Win the Midterms...for the GOP

 

Voters choose nominees as Election Day unfolds in 4 states

 

Democratic Candidates Distancing Themselves From Bill and Hillary Clinton for 2018 Elections

 

ENERGY

 

U.S. oil benchmark ends lower ahead of inventory data

 

Energy Prices

 

Here’s what happens if the oil rally turns into an ‘oil shock’

 

Short-circuiting the electromagnetic threat

 

Gasoline up 5 cents this week, 52 cents from 2017

 

Petroleum’s rising price depends on supply and politics

 

A secure energy grid starts with copper

 

The Oil Market Strikes Back

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

EPA’s Pruitt hits snags in push to roll back Obama-era rules  (Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt)

 

 

EUROPE

 

Leftist Privilege: Poisoned in Iceland A Year Ago, No One Arrested

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks climb as Italy tensions ease for now

 

Sweden: Police Tell Women to ‘Not Go Out Late’ to Avoid Being Raped

 

Netherlands: 1,400 Underage Dutch Girls Forced into Sex Slavery Each Year by ‘Migrant Background’ Males

 

Swedish Journalist Probed for ‘Hate Speech’ Over Sharia-Mocking Cartoons

 

EU braces for US to go ahead with tariffs

 

Russia threat? Or jihad? Sweden distributes ‘be prepared for war’ leaflet to all 4.8m homes

 

Mark Zuckerberg to meet with European lawmakers

 

Europe Plotting to Undermine New U.S. Sanctions on Iran

 

EUTHANASIA

 

Head of Euthanasia Group on Trial for Euthanizing Woman Who Wasn’t Terminally Ill 

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

7 Things You Need To Know About Trump's Campaign To Investigate The FBI

 

Wait–That FBI Spy Reportedly Tried To Infiltrate The Trump Administration After The Election

 

Outing of FBI informant underscores British spy service’s ties to shadowy Trump investigations

 

Spies Like Obama?  (The treachery of “Crossfire Hurricane” comes into the light.)

 

Under pressure from Trump, Justice Dept. expands probe into FBI

 

FOREIGN POLICY

 

Trump bucks establishment on foreign policy, takes different approaches to Iran and North Korea

 

FRANCE

 

Macron’s Plans for the Eurozone Fall Short  (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

Discrimination testing for companies: How Macron plans to improve life in France's poor suburbs

 

Bloodied protester on Paris street: Anti-Macron protest turns violent (Videos)

 

GERMANY

 

Germany: Muslim parents want their children to be exempt from exams during Ramadan

 

Russian payment for AfD leaders’ private jet is ‘shocking’, critics say

 

Germans may be forced to work into their 70’s to pay for Muslim migrants on welfare

 

Protesters occupy apartments in Berlin in outcry over rising rent prices

 

Germany’s New Face in Foreign Affairs

 

GLOBAL WARMING 

 

How a group of teenagers convinced the Utah legislature to recognize climate change

 

‘Climate Change Is Real,’ Carmakers Tell White House in Letter

 

GOOGLE

 

Google buries 'Don't be evil' rule

 

Charges of Google's 'Illegal' Search Get Prime-Time TV Treatment

 

HEALTH CARE

 

700,000 more people uninsured during Trump's first year

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

U.S. House Approves Biggest Bank-Rule Rollback Since Dodd-Frank

 

Election analyst moves four House seats toward GOP

 

Trump associate could have lied to House Intelligence Committee, Democrat says

 

Dem House candidate's bid implodes over 'chilling' wife abuse claims

 

Group of House Republicans to Introduce Resolution Calling for Second Special Counsel

 

Ryan facing growing doubts about hold on speakership(Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

Conyers’ Son Tossed From Ballot After He Failed to Aquire Enough Valid Signatures

 

If Democrats win the House

 

Farm Bill on ice after House defeat 

 

Maxine Waters' campaign committee will pay daughter $100,000, FEC filings show  (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)

 

White House budget director: I’ve talked to Kevin McCarthy about replacing Paul Ryan (House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California)/ Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

Key House chairman floats changes to immigration bill

 

Dave Brat warns of 1 issue that will keep GOP home this year  (US Representative of Virginia David Brat(R)

 

House GOP want 2nd  special counsel to probe alleged FISA misuse, Clinton case

 

Farm bill, immigrant amnesty in limbo after defeat by conservatives, Democrats

 

‘It’s got to get done’: How months of inaction led 20 Republicans to take a stand on immigration

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Mogadishu, Minnesota (A massive daycare fraud in America’s most welcoming state raises questions about the limits of assimilation.)

 

California would become ‘utopia’ for illegal immigrants with free healthcare coverage: Orange County supervisor

 

Illegal Immigration: A Tale Of Two Countries (Canada vs. U.S.)

 

INDIA 

 

LeT has developed an untraceable mobile, trains terrorists in underground facility, claims captured militant

 

Nine killed as Indian copper plant protest turns violent

 

INDONESIA

 

Foreign Media Arrive in North Korea To Witness Nuclear Shutdown

 

IRAN

 

US sanctions five Iranians it links to Revolutionary Guard, Houthi militia in Yemen

 

Tehran eyes path ahead after US withdrawal from nuclear pact

 

With the Iran deal gone, Trump plans to squeeze Iran's finances dry

 

This new policy on Iran won’t be easy — but it’s needed

 

Congressional report: Iran's economy could collapse

 

Report: Explosions heard at Iranian facility near Damascus

 

Iranian electronic warfare facility blown up south of Damascus, second explosion in 4 days

 

IRAQ

 

Washington Still Doesn’t Understand Iraq

 

ISLAM

 

Jihad via the Ballot Box

 

Sharia, Lies and Videotape

 

Georgetown Spins Muslim Self-Criticism Into 'Islamophobic Muslims'

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Tuesday, May 22, 2018)

 

Watch: Gaza terrorists set fire to IDF post  (Israel Defense Forces)

 

At championship dozens of terrorist murderers honored by Fatah, tournament named after arch-terrorist Abu Jihad

 

Netanyahu Orders Security Cabinet Meetings to be Held in Secret Underground Jerusalem Bunker  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Why Israel should recognize and cherish evangelical support  

 

Abbas (Double?) Enjoying Anti-Semitic Cartoons in Hospital  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Palestinians Demand ICC Investigate Alleged Israeli Human-Rights Abuses

 

The ‘Blame Game’ Does Not Alleviate Palestinian Suffering

 

US F-35 stealth plane makes its combat debut with Israeli Air Force

 

Israeli Air Force Chief: We’re First to Use F-35s in Combat

 

After Deadly Clashes, New Israeli Tech Hub Opens Along Gaza Strip Border

 

The PA: US embassy in Jerusalem is a ticking bomb

 

Israel condemns PLO lies as Trump contemplates PLO demise   (“Palestine” Liberation Organization (PLO)

 

The ‘Blame Game’ Does Not Alleviate Palestinian Suffering

 

After Deadly Clashes, New Israeli Tech Hub Opens Along Gaza Strip Border

 

Saudi crown prince reassured of Palestinian president’s health

 

Palestine requests ICC open investigation into Israeli settlement activity

 

Gaza Strip: A look back at how we got here

 

Israeli political campaigners embroiled in Romanian ‘spy scandal’

 

President Abbas hospitalized for lung infection, condition said to be improving

 

Groups claim Israeli medical neglect in death of Palestinian prisoner

 

IAF commander: Israel still striking targets in Syria

 

Israeli army shells alleged Hamas sites in central Gaza Strip

 

Israelis Respond to Biased Coverage of Gaza Riots

 

The Real Agenda Behind the “Right of Return”  (And why it’s the chief obstacle to Israeli-“Palestinian” peace.)

 

Pending power vacuum: Younger Palestinians despair over aging, flailing leadership

 

The Lying Media Never Stops Lying About Israel

 

 Did Democrats Skip Embassy Opening to Snub Trump?

 

Israel vs. Iran: Who holds the advantage in an increasingly looming war?

 

JORDAN

 

Jordanian Liberal Harshly Criticized For Her Condemnation Of University Of Jordan For Naming Prayer Hall After Al-Qaeda Ideologue 'Abdallah 'Azzam

                                                                                                                                                  

LIBERALISM

 

Leftists Slowly Turning Off the Faucet of Free Speech

 

Why the Left Won't Call Anyone 'Animals'

 

Liberal writer: I would rather my daughter date an MS-13 member than a Republican

 

MEDIA 

 

Fake News: CNN Falsely Claims There Aren't 13 Democrats On The Mueller Probe  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

CNN Commentator Van Jones PRAISES President Trump After Meeting On Prison Reform

 

Trump’s Mischaracterized MS-13 Comments Are One Breath In A Hurricane Of Media Reality Twists

 

New York Times issues embarrassing correction after think tank hit piece

 

As Evidence Piles Up, The Media Ignore The 'Other' Trump-Russia Scandal

 

CNN's liberal star dubbed ‘dumb as a rock’ by Trump calls president racist

 

'People's heads blowing up' at Fox News?(Staff reportedly on edge over Muslim prayer rugs, meditation room, sex-harassment training.)

 

MEDICAID

 

Medicaid and the Democratic War on Work

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Five killed, 22 wounded by Houthi missile in Yemen's city of Marib

 

Trump isn’t the first president to follow his gut into Mideast trouble

 

MILITARY

 

Veteran who lost legs to IED is booted from Six Flags ride

 

Soldier drowns after saving child at Texas lake

 

First wave of ‘Ironhorse’ troops from Fort Hood on way to Europe

 

Naval Academy freshman just climbed a greased 21-foot monument. Here's why.

 

At Finland’s Arrow exercise, Marines shoot where they sleep – in their tanks

 

Camp Lejeune Marine officer relieved of duties

 

Navy fires skipper of amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry

 

'Miracles happen': Soldier reunites with stray dog she adopted in Iraq

 

Army rejects Detroit for its Futures Command, citing livability deficit

 

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

 

Clapper Was 'Thinking Of Something Else' When He Lied To Congress  (Former Director of National Intelligence James R Clapper)

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

 

SpaceX Flies Iridium, NASA Satellites in 10th Launch of 2018

 

NEPAL

 

Christians in Nepal Suspect Hindu Extremists in Sudden Attacks on Churches

 

PAKISTAN

 

Tragic Shooting At Texas School Resonates Thousands Of Miles Away In Pakistan

 

Pakistan heatwave kills 65 people in Karachi: welfare organization

 

India Borrowed Our Economic Reforms, Says Pakistan Minister

 

PHILIPPINES

 

Philippines has ‘serious concerns’ about Beijing bombers in South China Sea

 

POVERTY

 

Why hunger is still a problem in America

 

RUSSIA 

 

Russian Activist Says He Was Tortured by FSB to Retract Previous Torture Claims

 

Russian Military Analyst: A Conflict Is Brewing Between The Syrian Special Services And The Russian Military Police

 

Russia Is Reaping the Benefits of Israel's Actions in Syria

 

Disagreements begin to emerge between Moscow, Tehran regarding Syria

 

Kremlin on failed nuclear missile tests: 'Listen to President Putin and believe him!'

 

Russia’s nuclear submarine successfully test-fires Bulava missiles

 

Russia and Japan Warn U.S. of $1Bln Tariff Retaliation

 

Iran's next moves on nuclear deal much more important – Kremlin

 

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

Incoming NRA President Oliver North blames school shootings on ‘culture of violence,’ Ritalin

 

Anti-Gun Backlash After Shooting? In Texas, Probably Not

 

 

SENATE

 

Hawley Campaign Not Buying McCaskill’s ‘Classified’ Reason for No Vote on Haspel   (US Senator of Missouri Claire McCaskill (D)

 

Kamala Harris Touts ‘Fierce Opposition to the Death Penalty’ But In 2014 Defended It In Federal Court  (US Senator of California Kamala Harris (D)

 

Pressure rising on GOP after Trump–DOJ fight’s latest turn

 

Grassley asks for demoted FBI official Ohr's texts, emails with anti-Trump dossier author Steele  (US Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley (R)

 

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

South Koreans Accuse Bolton of Endangering Trump-Kim Summit  (National Security Adviser John Bolton)

 

Seoul eyes '99.9% chance of Kim-Trump meeting taking place as planned'

 

Court recognizes 65 as retirement age for physical workers

 

Money, patriarchal culture stand in the way of Korean men taking child care leave: study

 

S. Korea covers 73 percent of USFK presence costs: civic group

 

2.2-magnitude quake hits east coast town Yeongdeok

 

STATES

 

Lava flows into power plant, sparking fears of deadly gas release

 

New volcanic eruption in Hawaii spews more lava into the ocean, triggering more fears

 

Cuomo’s bogus fix for the Buffalo Billion scandals  (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)

 

Lava From Kilauea Volcano Enters Ocean, Creates Toxic Cloud

 

Cougar in Washington that killed biker, injured another was 'emaciated,' authorities say

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

European allies alarmed by Pompeo's Iran speech  (US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo)

 

Mike Pompeo just gave the Iran speech Kerry should have given  (Former US Secretary of State John Kerry(D)

 

Pompeo Demands a King’s Ransom from Iran

 

Mike Pompeo threatens Iran with ‘strongest sanctions in history’  

 

SUICIDES

 

Suicide-related hospital visits for children and teens up sharply

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Supreme Court deals defeat to workers' rights, upholding arbitration for individuals only

 

Kennedy retirement rumors shift into overdrive

 

Supreme Court upholds agreements that prevent employee class-action suits

 

Supreme Court to consider challenge to Virginia uranium mining ban

 

SYRIA

 

Daesh attack in Syria desert kills more than 30 regime troops and allied militia

 

Ebola vaccine reaches Congo as death count grows

 

New clues bolster belief that ISIS leader is still alive – and busy with a chilling new mission

 

Syrian military declares capital free of militants

 

TAIWAN

 

Chinese Fighter Jets to Patrol Taiwan’s Airspace “At Will”

 

Beijing’s Threats Against Taiwan Are Deadly Serious

 

Taiwan 'angry' over not being invited to WHO assembly

 

THINK TANKS

 

Michigan Think Tank Looks Into Scope of State’s Crony Capitalism — It’s Not Pretty

 

TRADE

 

Negotiating better trade agreements

 

TURKEY

 

 

Turkish President Erdoğan Criticizes Calls To Remove Controversial Verses From The Quran: If They Had Read The Bible, They Would Probably Want It Banned Too

 

Turkey Hands Life Sentences to 104 People Over Coup Attempt

 

Bosnia Should Beware of Turkey's “Sultan”

 

Turkish Newspaper Prints Antisemitic Cartoons Depicting Jews As Vampires, Vultures, And Butchers

 

UNIONS

 

Unions Steamrolling Quickie Elections

 

Unions only have themselves to blame for losing members

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN) 

 

U.K. stocks end at all-time high on fading trade-war fears

 

Here’s a reason why the Bank of England might not be in a hurry to raise rates

 

RT Exclusive 'Ties to terror groups': Academic warns govt repeating mistakes that led to Manchester attack

 

Russian ‘Dirty Money’ Flowing Through London Damages Britain, say Lawmakers

 

Meghan Markle declares herself a feminist on the British monarchy’s website

 

VATICAN

 

 LGBT community cheers pope’s ‘God made you like this’ remark

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Fraudulent Election in Venezuela Guarantees More Suffering

 

Trump Administration Condemns ‘Sham’ Election in Venezuela, Imposes New Sanctions

 

How to Win an Election in Venezuela: Control the Food

 

Maduro Wins Venezuelan Election, Risking Harsh Oil Sanctions

 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

‘Too inconvenient’: Trump goes rogue on phone security

 

Jimmy Carter: Trump has a shot at a Nobel Prize

 

Trump says North Korea summit could be delayed

 

A Third Mole Has Now Been Revealed, This Time Inside The White House  

 

Candles in Thursday evening’s ‘Reclaim Jesus’ White House March Destined to Sputter Out

 

Corsi Explains How to Kill Deep State, Save Trump

 

US businessmen pursued contracts from UAE, Saudi princes using access to Oval Office

 

White House staffers purposely use poor grammar when writing Trump tweets

 

Trump, Moon Jae-in to meet amid signs that partnership is faltering on North Korea (South Korean President Moon Jae-in)

 

Trump’s next round of trade limits could hurt the U.S. tech industry he wants to help

 

Trump v. the Department of Justice

 

Trump’s Charm and Threats May Not Be Working on China

 

President’s New Mueller Strategy: Contain and Attack

 

Rosenstein agrees to Trump 'demand' DOJ investigate campaign 'infiltration': WH  (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)

 

Former Bush ethics czar: Trump White House "well beyond" Watergate

 

Trump Retreats From China Tariffs Amid White House Trade Discord

 

Trump Is Grappling With Risks of North Korea Meeting

 

Trump Zig-Zags on Trade Talks With China

 

Advising John Bolton: A ‘Shadow N.S.C.’(National Security Adviser John Bolton)

 

Trump Demands DOJ Look Into ‘Political’ Infiltration of Campaign

 

Trump, Moon to meet amid efforts to keep N. Korean diplomacy afloat   (South Korean President Moon Jae-in)

 

Trump is proving to be the most predictable of presidents

 

Trump quotes Fox News guest criticizing John Brennan in a series of tweets  (Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency nominee John Brennan)

 

Donald Trump’s Socratic method

 

Poll: Americans see too much Trump-bashing(Most think it will not pay off in 2018 midterm elections.)

 

Rudy Giuliani says he has rare understanding of Trump and can ‘get the best out of him’

 

Trump demands inquiry into whether FBI infiltrated campaign for political purposes

 

No one is an ‘animal’

 

Giuliani Claims Obstruction Inquiry May End by Sept. 1

 

 Sally Yates: Trump has taken his ‘assault on the rule of law to a new level’  

 

 

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