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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

MLK's Niece to Starbucks: Stop Supporting Planned Parenthood

 

Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Wants President Trump’s Help to Stop Its Employees From Unionizing

 

President Trump’s Decision to Defund Planned Parenthood of $60 Million Helps Women Too, Here’s How

 

The Big Abortion Lie

 

Planned Parenthood Pushes Rhode Island Bill to Allow Abortions Up to Birth

 

Donald Trump is not 'the most pro-life president' ever. He proves the opposite every day.

 

Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to Arkansas abortion law

 

Supreme Court Rejects Planned Parenthood Challenge to Arkansas Pro-Life Law That Could Close Two Abortion Clinics

 

Thanks to Trump’s New Rule, Fewer Tax Dollars Will Go to Abortion Providers

 

Pregnancy Center Launches Anonymous Post-Abortion Support Group for Women Who Regret Abortions

 

How Medical Ethicists See the Proposed 'Gag Rule' on Abortion Referrals in Government-Funded Clinics

 

Trump Admin: “We Do Not Recognize an International Right to Abortion”

 

A Bloody New Stage in Ireland's Self-Mutilation

 

Irish Parliament Will Soon Consider New Legislation Legalizing Abortions Up to 6 Months

 

How Medical Ethicists See the Proposed 'Gag Rule' on Abortion ...

 

Podcast: Ireland’s Abortion Vote

 

Bishop Says Catholics in Ireland Who Voted for Abortion Have Sinned and Need Confession

 

Late-Term Abortionist Botched Abortion So Badly Woman Lost Half Her Blood

 

America’s Abortion Culture Decimates Our Population: 2017 Had the Fewest Babies Born Since 1987

 

Actor Nick Loeb Explains How Facebook is Censoring His Pro-Life Movie “Roe v. Wade”

 

Ireland Repealed Its Abortion Ban. Is Northern Ireland Next?

 

Priest Tells Couple They May Not Get Married in a Catholic Church If They Support Abortion(Ireland)

 

As Ireland Aborts Its Soul, America Seems Poised to Salvage Its Own

 

British Politicians Will Try to Use Domestic Violence Bill to Legalize Abortions in Northern Ireland

 

The Repeal Of Ireland’s Abortion Ban Marks A New Paganism

 

How Much is an Unborn Baby’s Life Worth? Ireland Weighs Prices for Abortions After They’re Legal

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Why Trump’s Iran sanctions could backfire on US goals to stabilize Afghanistan’s economy

 

 

AFRICA

 

Aid workers traded food for sex: Report

 

Nigeria: Boko Haram’s leader “said his intention was to establish Sharia from north to south, to the Atlantic Ocean”

 

Health officials 'cautiously optimistic' on Ebola response

 

Ramadan in Nigeria: Muslims murder five in jihad suicide bombings

 

Ramadan in Mozambique: Muslims behead 10 people, including children

 

Ramadan in Mali: Muslims open fire on group of people resting under a tree, murder at least 20

 

 

AIRPORTS

 

Airport worker filmed tossing luggage sparks debate

 

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU)

 

Congressman Predicts More 'Displaced' Children if ACLU Wins Faith-Based Adoption Lawsuit

 

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Is Anti-Semitism No Longer Disqualifying in the United States?

 

ASIA

 

Why the West Needs Azerbaijan

 

 
AUSTRALIA 

 

ASX set to drop as Wall Street suffers heavy falls on Italy turmoil

 

Australian dollar smacked by Italian turmoil

 

China takes an aggressive interest in PM's adviser

 

Australians don't trust politicians, but the pollies don't appear fussed

 

Police identify suspected serial killer in Australia, but say they can't arrest him

 

Push to import new 'rapid-fire' shotgun into Australia sparks concerns

 

 

CANADA

 

Financial sector weighs on Toronto stock market

 

Trudeau government to buy Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain for $4.5-billion (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Canadian health care is telling us you can only be healthy if you're white and middle class

 

Canada hints at retaliation if U.S. imposes steel and aluminum tariffs

 

Homemade explosives used in Mississauga restaurant appeared to contain nails

 

John Ivison: The Liberals try to buy their way out of a pipeline mess of their own making

 

Canadian farmers planting a wealth of chickpea crops to match demand

 

Perspectives on diversity in Canada’s pharmaceutical industry

 

 

CARIBBEAN

 

Hurricane Maria: 4,645 Died In Puerto Rico From Storm In 2017, Study Says : Shots - Health News

 

 

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

 

U.S. health officials sound alarm on synthetic pot as illnesses spike

 

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Chinese Students Protest in America, Face Danger at Home

 

China to host Iran leader amid nuclear deal upheaval

 

Beijing protests US warship operation in South China Sea

 

China Conducted Four Times More Simulated Nuclear Blast Tests Than U.S. From 2014-2017

 

The China Problem

 

China Will Need American Shale

 

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Trump, Abe say 'imperative' to dismantle N. Korean weapons  (Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe)

 

Who is Kim Yong Chol, top North Korean official headed to New York?

 

CONGRESS

 

Is Congress About to Take Up ObamaCare Repeal Again?

 

72% Say Congress Spends Too Much Time on Vacation

 

Steyer: Democrats Not Pushing for Impeachment Are ‘Normalizing’ Trump

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

How to Fail Today's Starbucks Racial Sensitivity Training

 

Starnes: Remember when Starbucks just served pricey, burnt coffee?

 

Starbucks closing 8K stores today for bias class

 

COURTS

 

Russian Hackers’ Helper in Yahoo Attack Gets 5 Years' Prison

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

‘It’s open season on Americans by US police forces’ – Lee Camp

 

Chicago Celebrates Memorial Day Weekend With Rash Of Homicides, Mob Violence

 

Twice-deported illegal immigrant held in disappearance of boy, killing of mom

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Barack Obama's 'World as It Should Be'

 

Democrats Can’t Control Their Extremism

 

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

658 children separated from parents at the border during 2-week span

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

US approves merger of Bayer & Monsanto, paving way for world’s biggest agrochemical corporation

 

Time For Democrats And The Media To Admit The Russia Investigation Was Illegitimate From The Start

 

ECONOMY

 

Dow ends nearly 400 points lower as Italy’s political turmoil roils global markets

 

Stocks Drop, Bonds Rally With Italy Woes Jolting Assets

 

S&P 500 Tests 50-Day Moving Average

 

Wall Street drops on Italy worries

 

Breaking: Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Salesforce, HP and more

 

Gold ends lower as dollar gains, finds some support on Italy turmoil

 

Trillions of reasons why a ‘huge storm’ is looming for investors, in one chart

 

Major markets in Asia close lower amid dampened sentiment

 

Asian markets track European losses, strong yen hits Nikkei

 

10-year Treasury yield falls the most since Brexit vote as Italy fears spur haven demand

 

Bitcoin holds $7,000 as volatility trends lower

 

EDUCATION

 

UNCC student killed after falling out of party bus was extremely intoxicated, report says

 

USC President Will Step Down

 

High school senior told she can't wear Army sash at graduation

 

For-Profit High School Recruits Students With Guarantee on Admission to Top College

 

For-Profit Tuition Rises as GI Benefit Grows

 

Race, History and Robert E. Lee

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Sharyl Attkisson: 8 signs a U.S. counterintelligence operation was launched against Trump

 

The Obama Administration’s Hypocritical Pretext for Spying on the Trump Campaign

 

Spygate Is a Bigger Scandal Than Watergate

 

The Three Stooges of Spygate

 

ELECTION 2020

 

CBS Pushes Pro-Abortion Sen. Elizabeth Warren for President: “Should They Make the Bumper Stickers?”

 

ENERGY

 

U.S. oil benchmark ends at 6-week low, down a 5th straight session

 

Energy Prices

 

U.S. record oil exports bite into Russia, OPEC market share in Asia

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Italian stocks, bonds are biggest losers of political unrest in Rome

 

5 things investors must watch as Italy turmoil shakes global markets

 

Euro dives to 6-month low as Italian and Spanish political worries fester

 

Belgium shooter was on watchlist for Islamist links, targeted police

 

Terror: Gunman Kills Female Police Officers, Bystander in Belgium, Allegedly Shouts ‘Allahu Akbar’ (Video)

 

Breaking Shooting that killed three in Belgium investigated as terror attack

 

In Venice, Israel exhibits 1,600 years of architects’ fixes for religious rifts

 

Italy’s debt bubble pop heard around the world

 

EUTHANASIA

 

Portugal Rejects Four Proposals to Legalize Euthanasia

 

Portugal's parliament to vote on bills legalizing euthanasia

 

 

FEMINISM

 

A Politically Incorrect Feminist

 

 

FOREIGN POLICY

 

Trump’s Kaiser Wilhelm Approach to Diplomacy

 

FRANCE

 

Saudi FM: Macron’s comments on Lebanon’s Hariri being detained in KSA ‘incorrect’  (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

Why the upcoming release of 40 radicalized inmates presents 'a major risk' to France

 

GAMBLING

 

Knowing When to Fold ‘em(Legal betting on sports may be on its way to New York City, but let’s keep the state out of it.)

 

GERMANY

 

Rejected asylum seeker severely burned after setting himself on fire near Stuttgart

 

GOP

 

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens resigns amid sex scandal

 

Scandal-plagued Missouri governor expected to resign

 

GUANTANAMO

 

Freed from Guantanamo, former US prisoners disappear from view overseas

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

HHS Pushes Back Against Narrative That It ‘Lost’ 1,500 Alien Children

 

California’s Rationing Plan for Obamacare Patients

 

HEALTH CARE

 

5G service is coming – and so are health concerns

 

HOLOCAUST

 

How Holocaust Education Distances Jews from Israel

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Why Tom Steyer Doesn’t Care What Nancy Pelosi Thinks  (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California) 

 

Nancy, the yapping is not helping

 

Rep. Ken Calvert: California Dems take sanctuary hypocrisy to new heights

 

HURRICANES

 

‘People just give up’: Hurricane recovery programs leave the poor behind

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Democrats accidentally spend the weekend trashing Obama’s immigration policy

 

INDIA 

 

Pastor’s Wife Hides Husband from Hindu Extremists Seeking to Kill Him in Northern India

 

The grassroots movement that shut down an Indian copper plant

 

Pre-monsoon showers leave 48 dead in northern India

 

IRAN

 

Facing New U.S. Comprehensive Strategy Against It, Iranian Regime Officials Cling To JCPOA – Which Gives Iran Nuclear State Status Under UN Security Council Resolution

 

The 3-Step Guide for Tricking America into a War

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Tuesday, May 29, 2018)

 

US calls for emergency Security Council over Gaza rocket attacks

 

No sign of ceasefire as IAF hits 2 dozen Hamas targets; ongoing fire from Gaza  (Israeli Air Force)

 

Israel Defense Forces Attack Dozens of Terrorist Targets in Gaza

 

Despite ongoing fire, schools near Gaza border set to open Wednesday

 

Major Flare-up In Gaza Strip, As Hamas Fails To Rein In Iranian Proxy Islamic Jihad (with Video)

 

History won’t end after the next war

 

Prosecution leaning toward indicting PM for bribery in gifts probe — report  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

3 IDF Soldiers Wounded in Gaza Rocket, Mortar Attacks on Southern Israel  (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Despite boycott of US, PA intelligence chief met Pompeo in Washington — report

 

Three soldiers hurt as south buffeted by Gazan fusillades

 

Senior Hamas leaders in hiding

 

World sympathy rains down as Israeli diplomats go on offensive

 

Birthday in Paradise – suicide bomber’s preferred way to celebrate, says Fatah

 

New Yad Vashem exhibit chronicles Jewish yearning for Israel during Holocaust

 

Islamic Jihad claims agreement reached on ceasefire

 

Israel intercepts protest boat trying to break Gaza blockade

 

Gazans Are Protesting Their Economy, Not Israel’s Existence

 

Israel’s national security adviser on way to US to talk Iran policy with Bolton

 

Shift In Saudi Media's Attitude To Israel – Part II: Saudi Writer Who Visited Israel: We Want An Israeli Embassy In Riyadh; We Should Make Peace With Israel, Uproot Culture Of Hatred For Jews

 

Democrats say they weren’t invited to Jerusalem embassy ceremony

 

New Guidelines Inhibit Foreigners From Renewing Visas To Israel & West Bank (Judea and Samaria)

 

Palestinian vineyard near Ramallah targeted in apparent hate crime

 

Shift In Saudi Media's Attitude To Israel – Part I: Saudi Writers, Intellectuals: Iran Is More Dangerous Than Israel; Peace With It Is Vital In Order To Repel Iranian Threat

 

Top Netanyahu aide Eli Groner stepping down

 

Israel Air Force strikes Hamas, Islamic Jihad in Gaza after 28-rocket/mortar volley

 

Volley and Violence - PA Ministry of Education names teachers tourney after terrorist

 

AG to Sara Netanyahu: Give back state funds, then I’ll decide on indictment

 

Gazans damage own power lines firing rockets at Israel

 

White House condemns ‘destructive violence’ of Gaza volleys

 

Fatah: Israel worse than Nazis, wants to "crush" the Arab world, "steal its resources"

 

Israeli Navy enforces Gaza maritime blockade, stops flotilla

 

Fresh barrage of missiles fired from Gaza; several intercepted

 

Israeli airstrikes target several sites in Gaza, Hamas fires mortars into Israel

 

Israeli settlers uproot Palestinian grapevines in Ramallah-area village

 

Israeli shelling kills 1 Palestinian, injures another in northern Gaza

 

Israel decides not to return body of Palestinian prisoner who died in custody

 

 

MEDIA 

 

Kellyanne Confronts CNN Over Misleading Tweets: 'Do You Or Do You Not Care About Migrant Children?'

 

Trump-bashing New York paper’s top editor fooled by old immigration pic

 

Morgan Freeman’s Lawyer Demands CNN Retract Sexual Harassment Repor

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

The Shia Shift: Why Iran and Hezbollah Abandoned Martyrdom 

 

MILITARY

 

Amazon Is Overextended, Which Makes It a Security Risk

 

Air Force tests new wing structure that eliminates group commanders

 

New rule forces some base workers to accept changes to pay, benefits or lose jobs

 

Own a piece of military history: M1911s available for purchase

 

USS Ronald Reagan departs for patrol after delay caused by ‘material issue’

 

Employees at US commissaries to gain shopping privileges

 

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

 

Astronaut who performed first shuttle spacewalk dead at 84

 

NEW ZEALAND

 

Cancer-Stricken Mom Kisses Her Newborn Baby Goodbye Before Passing Away

 

Why one country is planning to slaughter 150,000 cows

 

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

The End of the Atlantic Alliance

 

PAKISTAN

 

Ramadan in Pakistan: Man’s father and brother gouge out his eyes for “violating Islamic values”

 

Bahria College Islamabad students report being harassed, molested by examiner during practicals

 

Pakistan and India vow to implement 2003 ceasefire agreement

 

Pakistan seeks fresh loans from China

 

Students' drug use: Do we know what we're talking about?

 

Pakistani Ex-Spy Chief Faces Inquiry Over Book With Indian Counterpart

 

PHILIPPINES

 

Duterte's Dilemma  (President Rodrigo Duterte)

 

POLITICS

 

Susan Rice’s Son Credits His Conservatism to ‘Ultimate Political Hero’: Mark Levin

 

 

PRODUCT RECALL

 

More than 220,000 pounds of Spam recalled over oral injuries

 

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE (RNC)

 

RNC Torches Democrats in New Midterm Ad: 'MS-13 Killers...They Aren't So Bad'

 

RUSSIA 

 

Reactions To Putin's Announcement On Constant Kalibr Cruise Missile Deployment In The Mediterranean Sea   (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Russian Journalist Arkady Babchenko Shot Dead in Kiev

 

Russia to Develop New Electronic Warfare Systems After Analyzing U.S. Missiles Recovered in Syria

 

Russian Newspaper Izvestia: 'It Is Too Early To Say Now That Moscow And Tehran Have Had A Falling Out' 

 

SEX TRAFFICKING

 

Exclusive: Delving Into the Childhood of NXIVM’s Leader

 

SOCIAL SECURITY

 

IG: Social Security Paid $20 Million to 678 Dead People

 

SOUTH KOREA

 

Why Moon Jae-in should go to Singapore  (President Moon Jae-in)

 

Explosion at Hanwha plant kills 2, injures 5

 

NK raising voices against joint drills ahead of summit

 

Nanoparticles may be linked to early first period in Korea: study

 

South Korean President Won’t Say If Kim Jong Un Is Willing to Denuclearize  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

 

SPORTS

 

NCAA Bans Football Player Because He Uses CBD Oil to Control Seizures

 

Top high school basketball prospect dies during game

 

'I hated it:' Ex-Patriots lineman says playing for the team was so bad it made him think about quitting football

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

Hawaii officials go door to door to get holdouts to flee fast lava

 

Ellicott City, Maryland flash floods leave 1 missing, devastate town recovering from 2016 deluge

 

Alberto nears landfall along Florida Panhandle

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

State Dept. report hits plight of political prisoners in N. Korea, Muslim minorities in China, Burma

 

$48M ‘No-Bid’ State Department Grant for ISIS Bomb Removal Faces Scrutiny Under Pompeo  (US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo)

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Supreme Court Rules 8-1 Against Warrantless Police Search in Important Fourth Amendment Case

 

SYRIA

 

Hezbollah men, including commander, said killed in Syria strike blamed on Israel

 

The Syria connection to Iran, Afghanistan and China  

 

TAIWAN

 

China's ramping up pressure on Taiwan

 

Taiwan welcomes Haiti president as China chips away at allies

 

Why a new office building in Taiwan is heightening US-China tensions

 

TELEVISION

 

Roseanne and the High Cost of Embracing Craziness

 

ABC pulls plug on top-rated hit show hours after comic’s racially charged tweet targeting Obama pal

 

TURKEY

 

The Threat of Erdogan (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Germany and Turkey mark Solingen deadly racist attack

 

Turkey Is Ready to Hike Rates If May Inflation Rises

 

Can the US Risk Turkey Flying the F-35?

 

Turkey airport HORROR: UK passenger dies after falling from plane onto the runway

 

UNIONS

 

Trump Puts an End to Taxpayer Subsidies for Unions

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN) 

 

FTSE 100 closes sharply lower, engulfed by European political fears

 

Muslim Labourites condemn 2 anti-Semitic attacks in Oxford

 

Secret U.K. Proceedings Send Activist to Prison, Gag Media

 

British Butchers Are Now Living In Fear Of Violent Attacks From Militant Vegans

 

‘They’re out to kill gay football fans’: UK tabloids ramp up Russia World Cup fear campaign (Video)

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Democrats And U.N. Uniting To Disarm Americans

 

WHITE HOUSE 

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump: North Korean Official on Way to U.S. to Discuss Possible Summit

 

Trump says, without proof, that Mueller team will meddle in midterm elections (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Trump executive orders sound alarm bells in Washington’s bureaucracy

 

Breaking White House slaps tariff on $50 billion worth of goods from China

 

Trump warns special counsel's team of 'angry Democrats' will look to leak as vote nears

 

Ivanka slammed for posting cute pic with son amid immigration debate

 

 Stephen King Mocks Pro-Life Vice President Mike Pence As “Creepy” Looking  

 

WORLD TRADE ORGANIZTION (WTO)

 

China rejects U.S. charge of 'forced technology transfer' at WTO

 

 

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