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Wednesday, May 17, 2017





In Today’s Issue: 




Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Will Shut Down Its Only Clinic in Wyoming


‘Safe’ medical abortion study debunked by critics as unscientific, puts women at risk


Gloria Steinem Complains: Quit Calling Me “Pro-Abortion” Even Though I Totally Support Abortion


Bishop praises pro-life prayer warriors after abortion center shuts down


One-Pound Premature Baby Could Have Been Aborted, But He Set a World Record Instead


‘Internet abortions’ may be safe option where procedure is restricted, study suggests


High School Discriminates Against Pro-Life Students, Denies Application for Students for Life Club


How One Pro-Life Group Is Seeking Out Abortion-Determined Women


Pope John Paul II’s Mother Rejected Doctor’s Abortion Suggestion


The Health 202: Abortion is now an issue with no middle ground


12 Catholic Colleges Allow Abortion Activists to Give Commencement Address


How to Counter the Economic Argument for Abortion


Abortionist Claims Killing Babies in Abortions is “God’s Work”


House committee releases bill protecting abortion rights


CBS Show “Madam Secretary” Delights Viewers With Pro-Life Message


Abortion Fan Calls for More “Intersectionality” Between Abortion, Childbirth


“Batgirl” Director Joss Whedon Creates Video Celebrating Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz


“Pro-Life” Democrat Joe Manchin Meets With David Daleiden But Still Supports Funding Planned Parenthood   (Pro-lifers and abortion activists both are watching U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin closely as he considers how to vote on bills about abortion and Planned.)


Forget Gender Reveal Parties, Moms are Now Sharing the Sex of Their Unborn Babies on Their Manicures  (Expecting moms keep coming up with interesting new ways to celebrate the life growing inside them. )


Flawed Study Hides How the Abortion Pill Puts Women’s Lives and Health at Risk


Missouri Legislature Approves Budget Defunding Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz


Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron Declares Himself Pro-Abortion  (United Kingdom)


As Catholic influence in Ireland wanes, some hope abortion will be legalized


Raped 10-Year-Old Girl Aborts Her 20-Week-Old Baby  (India)


Indian court approves abortion for 10-year-old rape victim


Dangerous Abortion Pill Touted as Safe for Women Because it Successfully Kills Unborn Babies (A new survey reported in the British Medical Journal tries to make the dubious point that the abortion pill is safe for women to take.)


 Thieves Ransack Pro-Life Group’s Office, Stealing Thousands in Equipment and Baby Supplies  (Kitwe, Zambia)





Suicide Bombers Storm TV Station in  Afghanistan


US: Improve Civilian Protection in Afghanistan





Obasanjo vows to resist coup in Cote d’Ivoire, other Africa countries


Is Africa facing a new wave of piracy?




Teen Arrested in Lower East Side Synagogue Arson Investigation


Jewish headstones vandalized in Philadelphia



ASX savaged as investors flunk confidence test


Chart: The Australian dollar is the worst performing major currency this quarter


Austrian parliament bans full facial veils in public


Australia: Pool gets swim screen for Muslim women


Shots fired near Crown: Gunman on loose, roads closed


Gas surge after Hazelwood closure sends electricity prices skyward


Malcolm Turnbull dealt a triple blow of bad economic news  (Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull)


Turnbull government backs Taiwan in spat with China


Higher energy prices have little to do with 'gas shortages', researchers say


Australian rejected jihadist doctrine before Bulgaria arrest




Ford to cut 1,400 white-collar jobs, shares tumble


U.S. Prepares Lawsuit Over Fiat Chrysler Diesel Emissions  




Bioengineering: The Next Terror Threat





Franklin Graham: Christians ‘should pull out of the Boy Scouts completely’




TSX suffers biggest loss of the year over Trump uncertainty


Sex assault law training now mandated for new Ontario judges


'Hard-to-beat' distracted driving tickets shock drivers who think they're safe at a stop


CBC reassigns 'The National' editor over 'offensive' tweets


Canadian man and partner reportedly killed in homophobic attack in Honduras


CRTC licence renewals threaten Canadian programs, say critics


Judge’s comments prompt Ontario’s top court to order new murder trial in rare move


Trudeau leaves trans flight rule reform up in air  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


Winnipeg police charge three men in killing of Tina Fontaine’s cousin


Toronto city councillor helps subdue agitated man on Air Canada flight


Opioid prescriptions increasing in Ontario, despite crisis


Trudeau's Senate is a Frankenstein's monster, and it's out for revenge on its creator


Canadian drillers, oilfield services step up mergers after downturn in oil prices


Workers at Toronto marijuana dispensary join Unifor union


Woman who woke during operation and felt surgeons 'rip her apart' wins malpractice suit


Canada backs idea of Russia sanctions over human rights abuses




Chinese state media says U.S. should take some blame for cyber attack




In N. Korea, Israeli photographer aims his lens beyond the facade


N. Korea takes leap with missile test: analysts


Why Only Trump Can Win in North Korea




Congress to Rename Street in Front of Russian Embassy After Murdered Anti-Putin Dissident




Health Care: In Government We Trust?  (In the health care reform debate, there are many arguments over details.  The real argument, however, should be whether such a law is constitutional at all.)


Our Constitutional Crisis Has Nothing to Do with James Comey (FBI Director James Comey)




Geologist’s lawsuit claims discrimination at Grand Canyon over biblical beliefs


West Virginia court excludes ‘sexual orientation’ from anti-discrimination laws




MS-13 gang targeted in predawn sweep across LA


D.C. Police Chief Says Diplomatic Immunity Could Hinder Pursuit of Turkish Officials Involved in Attack on Protesters


Watch: Texas cop uses stun gun on handcuffed man




The Fallout from WannaCry


Copycat Hackers Planning to Join Global Ransomware Heist




Most Say It’s Impossible to Totally Protect U.S. Computer Network




Slain DNC official contacted WikiLeaks?




Virginia Dems Promise to Support Unions


De Blasio Press Office Spreads False Rumor, Tweets Immigration Officials Going After 4th  Grader  (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)




Biometrics: A Different Kind of Border Wall  (As long as Homeland Security gets its act together and puts biometric requirements into place, there’s no need to bemoan the suspension of the border wall. )


Sheriff Clarke to take DHS job




Special counsel appointed to lead Russia investigation


Obama’s Justice Department refused to hire military veterans for jobs: probe




Dow, S&P 500 suffer worst day in 8 months as Trump worries rattle Wall Street


Dow Falls 370 Points, Bonds Rally on Trump Turmoil


Wall Street tumbles as reform hopes fade with Trump crisis


Nasdaq suffers biggest daily drop in nearly a year, as fear gauge soars on Trump worries


World's 500 Richest People Lose $35 Billion From Trump Turmoil


Analysts revisit bullish dollar outlooks after monthslong slump


Recession Unleashed America’s Entrepreneurial Energy


Gold rallies to May high as Trump worries spark haven bid


Wall Street Wonders What’s Next After Trump Jolts Markets


Dollar falls as Trump worries grow; yen spikes 1.5%




Missouri school superintendent apologizes after commencement prayer spurs backlash


Education: When the Dare's on to Build a New Social Order


Late comedy legend Robin Williams honored with academic chair at USC School of Cinematic Arts


Trouble From the Grave  (Burlington College closed last year, but controversy still swirls over reports of a federal investigation into land deal by a former president, Jane Sanders, wife of Bernie -- an investigation allegedly sparked by a prominent Republican.)


Social-Justice Math Class: ‘Math Has Been Used as a Dehumanizing Tool’


‘Financial Emergency’ at Mills  (College announces layoffs (likely including tenured professors) and plans for curricular reform -- amid a deficit that has grown to $9 million.)


Students Without Good Options  (Former officials raise concerns over whether for-profit law school's response to loss of federal aid funds denies students options while protecting parent institution from liability.)


NYT columnist urges students to leave ‘safe spaces’ during commencement speech


Nobel Laureate's Talk Called Off Over His Racist Comments  (University of Illinois research institute agreed to host James Watson. But it called off the event after faculty members cited his comments on race, intelligence and geography.)


From Title IX ‘Witch Hunt’ to Suit  (Graduate student who is subject of Title IX critic Laura Kipnis's new book sues for defamation and invasion of privacy.)


Bipartisan Push on Career Education  (Support for vocational education is crossing the partisan divide, with growing calls for a policy focus on apprenticeships and education programs that don't feature the four-year degree.)




Oil ends near 3-week high as EIA reports 6th straight weekly inventory drop


Energy Prices




Ukraine’s Jews walk narrow line between murderous past and uncertain future


Icelandic Leftist Poisons Robert Spencer


Medical report published, confirms that Robert Spencer was poisoned in Iceland


‘Europe Will Become Muslim in 30 Years, Russia In 50 Years’ Russian Archpriest Warns Christian Apathy Is Fueling The Islamic Conquest Of Europe




European stocks drop the most in about 9 months as Trump worries rattle


Irish prime minister Enda Kenny to resign


EU-sponsored propaganda video shows fairy godmother bringing migrants to Europe on flying carpet


Swedish government registers Israeli ambassador, opposition politicians and journalists as “disseminators of online hatred”





Oops! If Comey Memo Is Real and He Held It and Did Not Turn It Over – He May Be Prosecuted (FBI Director James Comey)


Jonathan Turley: This Comey memo is pretty thin soup for all the impeachment talk






Report: Net Neutrality Leads to Higher prices, Less Innovation


More Than 300,000 'Pro-Net Neutrality' Comments On FCC's Public Forum Likely Fakes





Trump eyes reset with ambitious foreign diplomatic tour




Macron appoints women to half his cabinet positions (French President Emmanuel Macron)




Gambling websites raise the odds of Trump impeachment amid Comey scandal




Germany: Muslim migrant who “never demonstrated any signs of remorse” gets 11 years for raping two students


Germany warns it could pull its NATO troops out of Turkey base




John Kasich: Hate to say ‘I told you so’ about Trump  (Governor of Ohio John Kasich)


Newt: ‘Totally rattled’ GOP better get behind Trump or hello Speaker Nancy Pelosi





 Obamacare Helped Americans Detect Cancer Earlier




Rep. Justin Amash (Michigan) First Republican to Raise Impeachment for President Trump


Paul Ryan: 'I do' have confidence in Trump (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)


Dems’ first bid to force independent Trump commission fails


Congressman calls for Trump's impeachment on House floor


Court Records Flare Up in Montana House Race


House Democrat Introduces Trump Special Counsel Act


Speaker Ryan says ‘lot of politics being played’ over Trump accusations


House to Vote on New Sanctions Against the Syrian Regime


Chaffetz Invites Comey to Testify to Oversight Committee (US Representative of Utah Jason Chaffetz (R)


PolitiFact Rates New DCCC Ad in Georgia as ‘Mostly False’




US form used to screen immigrants doesn’t ask about ties to groups such as al-Qaeda or the Islamic State




Immigration arrests up 38 percent under Trump




Church Building, Pastor’s Home Burned Down in Tamil Nadu State, India, Sources Say


New rape cases in India see campaigners question efforts to combat sexual violence


Cabinet clears proposal to build 10 nuclear power plants




Two men to receive 85 lashes for gay sex in Aceh




‘Convert To Islam Or Die, Infidels’ Muslim Cleric Gives Ultimatum To Iraqi Christians




Leftists’ misguided love affair with Islam




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Wednesday, May 17, 2017)


American Greatness And the PLO  (“Palestine” Liberation Organization (PLO)


Palestinian children’s show: “To war that will smash the oppressor and destroy the Zionist’s soul”


"To war that will smash the oppressor and destroy the Zionist's soul"


Iraqi officers land in Syria, stir Israeli concern


Abbas Appointee: Jews control the money, the press, and the resources  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


Palestinian Authority President 'Abbas: Palestinian Nakba Continues To This Day – And Its Source Is The Balfour Declaration; The Palestinians' Strategic Choice Is Peace Provided That It Includes Right Of Return, Compensation In Accordance With Resolution 194


Report: Embassy won't move to Jerusalem right away


The last thing the Middle East needs is Trump swaggering around Jerusalem. Here he comes


Netanyahu asks Denmark to stop funding BDS  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Committee: IPS moves all hunger strikers to prisons with field hospitals


Netanyahu to unveil economic incentives for Palestinians on eve of Trump visit


Statistics Bureau On Eve of Jerusalem Day: More Haredim, Fewer Residents


PM said looking to replace communications minister


Hundreds march in funeral of 16 year-old Palestinian girl killed by Israeli forces


Former Israeli spymasters rip into Trump, say Israel must reassess intel sharing


Economic Relations with Germany Flourishing as Israeli Exports Reached $1.6 Billion in 2016


Barghouti is forcing Israel to decide between bad and worse (Convicted murderer and terrorist-“Palestinian” leader Marwan Barghouthi)


3 Palestinians shot, injured during Israeli raids in which 48 were detained


European Union names new ambassador to Israel


Police Arrest Jews Who Shot Their Way Out of 20-Arab Ambush


Labor MK says he was ‘moved’ by meeting with King Abdullah


Israel sentences Palestinian writer Ahmad Qatamish to administrative detention


Soldier who shot disarmed Palestinian stabber is ‘a liar,‘ court hears


Elbit Introduces Latest Autonomous Mortar System for Lightweight Combat Vehicles


Freedom of speech and the march of radicalization


Did You Know? Nixon Visited Israel Just Before Resigning in 1974


Watch: new Israeli naval launcher: '8 concomitant rockets to a range of 150 kilometers'


100 Bereaved Families to Trump: Stop PA Payments to Terrorists


Teen behind JCC threats has attempted suicide 5 times in jail, lawyer says


IDF Forces Combat Rioting Palestinians in Silwad (Israel Defense Forces)


ABC: Trump Risked Life of Israeli Agent inside ISIS


Trump in the Holy Land




Jordanian Writer: Before Arabs Condemn Trump's Racism, They Must Deal With Widespread Racism In Their Midst




Hezbollah’s Anti-Israel Rhetoric Reaches Fever Pitch




George Soros Surprise Coming




Legalized marijuana turns Colorado resort town into homeless magnet




Marc Thiessen: The incredible media hypocrisy over Trump's Russia leak


Video=>CNN Host Kate Bolduan Berates Carl Higbie for Questioning Anonymous Sources in Trump Hit Pieces


Naive or guiling? New York Times hypes Trump intel ‘breach’ as harming U.S-Israel relationship


Tips For Reading Washington Post Stories About Trump Based On Anonymous Leaks




Microsoft Blames NSA for ‘WannaCry’ Cyber Extortion




Writer For Official Saudi Daily: The Jews Have An Eternal Plot To Destroy Mankind




Chelsea Manning freed from military jail after WikiLeaks breach


In Honor of Chelsea Manning’s Release, Here’s a List of Prisoners Whose Sentences Obama Commuted




Clapper’s Intel ‘Reforms’ Helped Susan Rice Unmask Without Digital Paper Trail Leading Back to Her (Former Director of National Intelligence James R Clapper)




McMaster Debunks Post Story on Trump Leaking Secrets  (White House National Security Adviser HR McMaster on Tuesday denied a Washington Post report alleging President Trump had compromised sensitive foreign intelligence secrets to Russia.)




Is NATO Still Relevant?




China takes ‘project of the century’ to Pakistan


Canadian High Commissioner called on Imran Khan


Blast near Manghopir damages gas pipeline


PM firm believer of political empowerment of people through economic development




Philippines' Duterte open to South China Sea deals  (President Rodrigo Duterte)




Rush Was Close, But…




Vladimir Putin says Trump did not give Russia secrets  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Russia To Become Second-Largest Foreign Owner Of U.S. Domestic Refineries, If Venezuela Defaults





Panel advances polygraph waiver for Border Patrol, could speed hiring for thousands of agents


John McCain wildly proclaims ‘Watergate’ at Trump’s door (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)


Comey gets the call: Senate intelligence panel requests ousted FBI boss testify




South Korea says ‘high possibility’ of conflict with North


Seoul says it wants to reopen communication with North


Leaders of China, South Korea could meet as early as July at G20 meeting - South Korea envoy




12 Ways The Southern Poverty Law Center Is A Scam To Profit From Hate-Mongering




What I Learned When The Nazis Came To Charlottesville


Georgia crash site photo brings comfort to grieving family


Governor Moonbeam=>Jerry Brown Calls California Taxpayers ‘Freeloaders’  (Governor of California Jerry Brown (D)




Did The Russian Bug The Oval Office? Tillerson Answers (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)




Israel TV: Intel allegedly leaked by Trump came directly from Islamic State ‘capital’ in Syria


US and Russia Renew Air Agreement on Syria




China Continues to Block Taiwan in the International Arena


With Chinese Tourism Down, Taiwan Looks to Lure Visitors From Southeast Asia




Liberal Donor to Group Pushing Okla. Tax Hike Avoided Millions in Taxes




Obama Holdovers Successfully Sabotaging Trump's War Against ISIS




Trump Admin Sanctions Iran’s Ballistic Missile Program




Trump Looks On as Erdogan Maligns Exiled Opponent, Kurdish Rebels (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)


Erdoğan went to White House with ‘armored official car brought from Turkey’


EU warns Turkey after it violates Greek airspace 141 times in one day


Turkey cannot be left out of Syria plans: Erdoğan


Fethullah Gulen: The Turkey I no longer know


Germany to vote on withdrawal from İncirlik in two weeks’ time


Over 300 Afghans and Syrians evacuated from Istanbul neighborhood after killing of local


Turkey and US to ‘fight terror’ together despite rift over YPG


Erdoğan in US urges for more investments in Turkey


PKK militant killed for allegedly planning attack on security point in Turkey’s Tunceli


One in every three young Turkish person hopeless about future: Study


Istanbul students receive top youth enterprise award for mobile physical therapy app


Turkish businesses FDI outflow rises 10 times in 15 years: Index




FTSE 100 retreats from record as Trump concerns flare up


U.K. reaper drone interrupts ISIL public execution in Syria, opening fire on militants




Nikki Haley Believes Kotel ‘Part of Israel’ (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)


UN envoy Haley to travel to Jordan, Turkey in first overseas trip


US would talk to N. Korea if missile, nuclear tests stop: Haley


UN Agency Helps North Korean Chemical Weapons Program




Vatican bishop predicts Pope will convert Trump…on climate change



Victims of Communism Memorial Group Tells Networks to Stop Whitewashing Crimes of Socialist Venezuela




Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


The Media Elite Is Indulging Dangerous Fantasies About Removing Trump From Office

Flynn never spoke to Trump about ending investigations, sources close to former adviser say


Get Ready for the Pillorying of Pence   (Vice-President Mike Pence)


Establishment Conservatives Plot to Remove President Trump from Office


Under the Obama Precedent, No Trump Obstruction of Justice


Trump presses more countries take back U.S. deportees in immigration success


White House rebuts Comey memo that asks FBI to end Flynn investigation


Trump to Interview Joe Lieberman, 3 Others for FBI Director Post


Impeachment Fever


Only Trump Derangement Syndrome Can Explain Calls For Impeachment


Non-stop intel leaks targeting a sitting president called threat to U.S. national security




Americans Rate Teachers Higher But Would Rather Be Doctors  


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