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Saturday, May 20, 2017






In Today’s Issue: 




How Satan destroys God’s creation through abortion and homosexuality


The Extreme Barbarism and Cruelty of Abortion: Gosnell’s ‘House of Horrors’


New requirements for Kansas abortion providers near passage


Planned Parenthood to close 10 health centers in Midwest, Southwest


There Is No Getting Around the Fact That Restricting Abortion Access Has Economic Consequences for Women


The Bible Doesn’t Prohibit Abortion (And Other Things You May Not Know About Religion & Choice)


Orthodox Church to Russian gov’t: ‘Abortion must be made equal to murder’




Afghanistan's Deadly Poppy Harvest on the Rise Again




Freed Nigerian schoolgirls meeting families after 3 years


Number of suspected Ebola cases in Congo now up to 29


Libya: Attack on airbase by troops loyal to UN-backed faction kills 141




2 flights make unscheduled landings at Raleigh airport


Passenger detained in Honolulu after causing flight disturbance


Breaking – Turkish Man Arrested After Attempting to Break Into Cockpit on Honolulu-Bound Flight (Video)





Are American airports really ‘third-world’ in quality?




Personal Health




Doomsday Arctic seed vault 'breached after permafrost melts'




China and Japan extract ‘combustible ice’ from seafloor, harnessing a legendary frozen fossil fuel




Trapped between two countries, I’ve got nowhere to go




How Kosovo Poisoned America's Relationship with Russia




In Texas, companies await word on Trump's border wall




Manitoba woman charged after Internet date alleges being kidnapped, robbed and drugged


Jogging Justin Trudeau photobombs Vancouver prom students (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


BC Green Party sought cash from developer, despite campaign claims


F-35 jets waiting in wings as Liberals' ‘interim’ Super Hornet purchase in limbo over trade spat


Health minister sees 'clean heroin' as potential saviour for some opioid addicts


Three B.C. farm workers get jail time for animal cruelty after undercover video shows employees abusing cows


Two Toronto men charged after being found with gun in school parking lot


Afghanistan, the sequel. Why would Canada return to a war it would rather forget?


Beleaguered Canadian music festivals struggle to fill fields


Strange signals from space and black holes: Astrophysicists in Canada tackle lingering mysteries


Federal benefits workers told to stay off social media when vetting applications


Ontario teacher who had sexual encounters with students, exchanged nude photos, sentenced for two years


Commission on missing, murdered Indigenous women has become a fortress of bureaucratic incompetence


Opioid panel chair admits conflict-of-interest lapse


Canada tests lower age for pot legalization


 Team Trudeau’s precarious friendship with Jared Kushner


This could have been so simple: The federal carbon tax has become needlessly costly


How did employees at an illegal marijuana dispensary in Toronto unionize? Easy, it’s totally legal 




Man arrested for watching woman drown





Maher: I Bet Trump Is ‘Out By Christmas’


L. Brent Bozell: Why Did ABC Cancel Tim Allen's Hit Comedy?





Report: China cripples CIA operations, kills informants


Killing C.I.A. Informants, China Crippled U.S. Spying (New York Times article)


Wooing Investors With Trump Name and U.S. Visas (To lure money from Communist China, the Kushner family business tapped a specialist that has faced legal fights and another that played up its political ties.)





Cuba reports a surge of Zika but still fewer than neighbors




North Korea vows to strengthen nuclear program as US increases pressure


North Korea says linking cyber attacks to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'


Forging a strategy for North Korea





For the Record: Democrats Called For Last 4 GOP Presidents To be Impeached


The Spring of G.O.P. Discontent   (Party members in Congress are about to find out how unpopular their agenda really is.)





Latest CBO health care analysis to come next week




Judge: Lois Lerner’s tea party-targeting testimony can stay secret — for now


Man who killed 3 in Uber sentenced to 39 years


Obamacare subsidies at stake in court Monday


American Revolution 'pointless' because judges now rule


Ohio grand jury doesn't indict officer for fatally shooting boy, 13




Activist Illegal Alien Charged with 103 Acts of Vandalism, Many Anti-Trump


Texans accused of stealing hearse with body inside


Boy calls cops to say father had drugs, police say


Breaking News: Stampede at Barclays Center during Future concert after 'loud boom' prompts fears of gun shots 


Photos show Times Square driver trying to flee carnage


Chemistry teacher, 35, is arrested for having sex with a 17-year-old student


Police: Times Square driver said 'I wanted to kill them'


High school teacher and volleyball coach, 31, is accused of repeatedly having sex with her male student


A white police officer kills an unarmed black man and, in Las Vegas, there are no protests


Couple busted for having public sex — in front of cops


Female teacher, 42, at all-girls Catholic school is accused of having a sexual relationship with a student, 17, after 'graphic texts were uncovered by the pupil's parents'




Border Patrol Arrests 7, Including Student ‘Immigration Activist’


Border Patrol detains 22-year-old Cal State L.A. student activist; her lawyer says it is retaliation




What Happens When Your Car Gets Hacked?




Family of murdered DNC staffer Seth Rich threaten private investigator with legal action after he claimed the 27-year-old 'had WikiLeaks links' only to recant his comments a day later





Democrats are falling for fake news about Russia


George Soros boosts another DA candidate, in Philadelphia race


Is John Podesta Behind the Many Lies Strategically Leaked to Cover Up Democrat Crimes?


Minnesota retreats from ban on female genital mutilation


Sorry, Democrats: You’re not putting country above party, either


Video shows Hillary Clinton practicing avoiding hugs from Trump


Seattle Mayor’s Fall Leaves Gay Community Torn  (Accusations that Ed Murray paid teenagers for sex in the 1980s, which led to a decision not to seek re-election, have brought uncertainty and sadness in the gay, lesbian and transgender community.)


The tragedy of Anthony Weiner (Former US Representative of New York Anthony Weiner)


Rallies, F-bombs and a raucous start to the California Democratic Party convention




Commerce chief: Trump trip ‘absolutely not’ hurt by US turmoil  (Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross)





Betsy DeVos hits hard reset on student loan servicing contracts (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)




Haitians May Lose Safeguard Granted After Earthquake




Trump cabinet member Ben Carson positive on ties with China  (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development  Dr Ben Carson)





Several Steps Remain Before Mueller Can Start Probe


Rosenstein unaware of FBI request for additional Russia resources  (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)


Washington watchdog challenges Mueller's judgment


Prosecutors push back against Sessions’s order to pursue most severe drug penalties (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)




After First 4 Months in Office, President Trump’s Economy Thumps President Obama’s Economy Bigly


Massachusetts Was the Only State to See Unemployment Rate Increase in April


If residential builders pay prevailing wages it would help — not hurt — California's housing crisis




Conservative Force Behind Speeches Is Roiling Colleges


‘Barely educated morons’: Yale University dean forced to take leave for writing mean Yelp reviews


Pence cites Trump's 'leadership' in commencement address  (Vice-President Mike Pence)


Notre Dame students plan walk out during Pence speech  (Vice-President Mike Pence)


Professor Banned Republican Club from Public Women’s History Month Event

Illegal immigrant who went to UConn is arrested for 103 counts of anti-Trump vandalism around the school


A Conservative Christian College Protests Mike Pence (Vice-President Mike Pence)


Princeton Chose Minority Students Based on Amount of "Cultural Flavor


Demand for charter schools grows again


A tax credit is a great way to fulfill Trump's pledge on school choice


Historically black colleges view Trump administration with some optimism. Here's why


The hefty price of Trump's school-choice fantasy


De Blasio doubles down on failed schools (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio(D)




Trump’s scandals stoke fear for 2018 midterms among Republicans nationwide


Republicans worry Mueller investigation could upend midterms




Energy Prices




The Major Entitlement Overhaul That Could Be Part of Trump’s Budget





How Rollbacks at Pruitt’s E.P.A. Are a Boon to Oil and Gas  (Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt)


Trump's 2018 budget would slash EPA spending by 30 percent: report





Ecstasy on Ice — But Not the Good Kind (The poisoning of Robert Spencer.)


Leftists call for violence against conservatives, Robert Spencer poisoned in Iceland


'Major breakthrough' in Norway's 46-year-old Isdal woman mystery





The unbelievable heroic story of Ireland’s overlooked ‘Oscar Schindler’


Italy: Muslim migrant goes on stabbing spree at Milan train station


Sweden drops rape investigation into Julian Assange


'The war has just begun' Julian Assange defiant after Swedes drop investigation  


Italy makes child vaccinations compulsory





How the FAA Hinders Innovation





MoveOn Spox: ‘Trump Should Not Be Allowed to Pick the New FBI Director’





Trump’s budget calls for hits on federal employee retirement programs





FCC Takes The First Step Toward A Truly Free And Open Internet


Here we go again. The FCC is trying to kill net neutrality rules




The dangers and threats from your … food addiction




Parents urged to retest kids for lead after FDA warning




Why Gulf Arab leaders are welcoming Trump’s transactional foreign policy




Emmanuel Macron ends first week in office stressing fight against jihadis   (French President Emmanuel Macron)




Severe weather creates havoc across Germany


Germany sees ‘potential’ in Jordan base to replace Turkey’s Incirlik – defense minister


First female referee in German Bundesliga





Delingpole: ‘Penises Cause Climate Change’; Progressives Fooled by Peer-Reviewed Hoax Study


Oil And Climate Alarmism Don't Mix For Shareholders


'Swamp considerations' holding U.S. in Paris deal




Disgusting! #NeverTrumper Jeb Bush Piles on Trump During Media Onslaught (Former Governor of Florida Jeb Bush)


Here comes the GOP bloodbath


Five myths about Watergate




US health secretary visits Liberia, where Ebola killed 4,800  (Health and Human Service Secretary Tom Price)




5 people hospitalized after eating gas station nacho cheese





Exclusive — Heritage’s Ed Haislmaier on GOP Health Care Bill: ‘This Is Damage Control for Obamacare’


WaPo’s Jennifer Rubin: Dems Will Take the House in 2018 and Then Push to Impeach Trump


Paul Ryan downplays idea of House voting again on health care bill  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)


Pelosi says she won’t stop impeachment talk (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)


Rep. Ted Lieu (D-California): 'We no longer just have smoke, we have a raging 10-alarm fire'


Ryan on Trump: ‘He clearly did have a bad two weeks’


GOP Rep. Nunes still investigating Susan Rice 'unmasking' actions  (US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)


What Tom MacArthur learned after getting roughed up at a town hall





Undocumented dad has lived in a church for 6 months




Accused of raping woman for 8 years, spiritual healer's penis left 'hanging precariously' after alleged attack




Victorious Rouhani: Iran has chosen ‘path of engagement’ with the world   (Iranian President Hassan Rouhani)


Iran's President Rouhani wins 2nd  term by a wide margin


Rohani Declared Winner Of Iran's Presidential Vote


Iran bets its future on ‘reformist’ Rouhani


Iran's Rouhani on course for second term  (Iranian President Hassan Rouhani)


No matter who wins Iran’s election, he’ll have a fight with the supreme leader





Students, Faculty Return to Mosul University to Repair IS Destruction


ISIS claims suicide bombings which kill 35 in Baghdad, Basra




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Saturday, May 20, 2017)


Warmth and scale of Trump-Saudi embrace could spell trouble for Netanyahu (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Saudi FM: We Are Ready to Work With Trump on Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations


Saudi FM: Trump can broker Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, and we’ll help


Palestinian girl succumbs to wounds after being shot by Israeli forces in March


Erekat warns Trump embassy move would end peace process (Chief negotiator for the “Palestine” Liberation Organization Saeb Erekat)


Bennett's demands for peace negotiations   (Israeli Education Minister and chairman of the Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home) party Naftali Bennett)


Erekat, Livni optimistic about Trump’s push for peace  (Hatnuah Chairwoman Tzipi Livni )


President Trump in Jerusalem & Bethlehem During Israel Visit


Report: Trump to offer 6-12 months of peace talks, without settlement freeze


Israeli found unconscious in Uman


Old City bathed in blue and white ahead of Jerusalem Day


On 34th  day of hunger strike, prisoners transferred to Israeli civilian hospital


Israel said to be bolstering Trump’s welcome ceremony


Hezbollah: We've captured an Israeli spy


Despite dangerous route through Hawara, Itamar residents won’t use safer bypass


Report: Israeli Officials Shouted at US Counterparts over Trump’s Leaks


'Israel is a model for religious pluralism'


Palestinians call for 'Day of Rage' to protest Trump's visit to the occupied territory


A better solution for Jerusalem


Gazan Woman Indicted for Smuggling In Explosives with Cancer Patient Sister


IDF resurrects defunct Haruv as special operations  (Israel Defense Forces)


Israeli forces detain 14-year-old Palestinian girl at Qalandiya checkpoint


Israeli olive products from Golan Heights sold in US


White House Removes Video That Gutted Israel 


Palestinian factions call for 'Day of Rage' during Trump visit


Should America Underwrite Palestinian Terror?


Revisiting the Six Day War


Trump's erratic style and thirst for a deal has some Israeli officials unnerved


How to Solve the Palestinian Problem


Trump And Israel: Enemies Of The System





George Soros Buys Philly DA




President Must Declare War On Media, The True Enemy


Roger Ailes, RIP  (Fox News founder offered an alternative to the old-line establishment media.)


Bob Woodward tells fellow journalists to stop ‘binge drinking the anti-Trump Kool-Aid’


Exclusive: Media Matters and Soros 2017-2020 Media Assault Plan Exposed Including ‘Trump War Room’ Operations, #BrockGate


Destroying Donald Trump is all that matters in the newsrooms of the mainstream media


Roger Ailes: The Man Who Wrecked Conservatism


In a country that bans cinemas and segregates Starbucks, a young prince has an idea: Make Saudi Arabia fun


The dark source of Roger Ailes’s power


Roger Ailes rewrote the rules of TV news


Anderson Cooper apologizes for 'crude' remark involving Trump


Shepard Smith fights back tears during emotional tribute to Roger Ailes, detailing how Fox News founder embraced his gay partner in couple's first official work outing




Saudi foreign minister: US-Saudi alliance will 'drain the swamp' of extremism


Trump takes part in traditional ardha dance in Saudi Arabia


King Salman presents Trump with Saudi Arabia’s top civilian honor


Melania Trump shuns headscarf in Saudi Arabia


Trumps signs $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia on 'a tremendous day'


Saudi-US deals worth $380bn agreed during historic Trump visit


Saudi-US arms deal includes plans for 150 Lockheed Martin Blackhawk helicopters


US, Saudis Jointly Impose Sanctions on Two 'Global Terrorists'


Saudi Arabia opening terrorist-monitoring center during Trump visit


How the United States Is Turning Saudi Arabia Into a Military Juggernaut




Pence marks Armed Forces Day with vow to rebuild military   (Vice-President Mike Pence)


U.S. deploys 2nd carrier to Korea as Chinese jets challenge 'sniffer' plane


US protests intercept by Chinese jets; China blames US


Senior leaders discuss US space posture


Feuding veterans groups find agreement on four proposed changes to the GI Bill


45th  Space Wing enables nation's space mission


Navy SEAL wrongly convicted of sex crimes due to political correctness, retired admiral attests


Vicenza officer found dead was hit by train


Army taps Fort Hood commander to lead anti-ISIS fight


Was Vietnam Winnable?


Marines bring life-saving medical tech to front lines





Energized by Liberal Activists, N.A.A.C.P. Dismisses Its Leader





Feds open probe into recall of Hyundai, Kia cars





NATO denies chief said Trump ‘has a 12-second attention span’





Pakistan lawyers give 7-day deadline to Sharif to quit   (Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif)


Four policemen including SHO killed in Kohat attack




Philippines Leader To Meet With Putin In Show Of Independence From U.S. (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)




Poll: Americans Liberal on Many Moral Issues, But Not Abortion, Porn, Adultery




Underreported: How This Nonprofit Is Solving Homelessness Without Government Funding




Gallup: Only 24% of Americans Believe Bible is Literal Word of God




Comey’s dismissal not discussed at meeting with Trump – Lavrov   (Former FBI Director James Comey/ Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov)


First on CNN: Russian officials bragged they could use Flynn to influence Trump, sources say


Facebook could tell us how Russia interfered in our elections. Why won’t it?


Russia unveils new weapon to protect England fans from hooligans - a four feet tall robot


For the Russians Before They Were Against the Russians  (Twenty-nine years ago, Bernie Sanders spent his honeymoon in the Soviet Union. Now he sounds like a Martin Dies Democrat.)





Dem senator: Trump’s priorities seem to be 'Russia first, America second'  (US Senator of California Kamala Harris (D)


GOP talks of narrowing ‘blue-slip’ rule for judges


Grassley: Don't expect anti-Trump leaks to stop after special counsel appointed  (US Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley (R)


Ted Cruz: Some of the Trump Damage Is ‘Self Inflicted’  (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)


Comey agrees to testify in open hearing  (Former FBI Director James Comey)


Graham ‘surprised’ Comey will testify publicly  (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)


The Senate Should Put The Needy First In ObamaCare Reform


Why Texas Democrats Are Betting on Beto O’Rourke  (After his bruising Presidential run, US Senator of Texas  Ted Cruz (R) looks vulnerable. Meet his likely Democratic challenger.)


Top Dem senator: 'Outrageous' Trump called Comey a 'nut job'




Twitter co-founder: 'Very bad' if Twitter helped make Trump president





Fresh Scandal in Brazil Raises Fear of Turmoil’s Return





China says willing to put South Korea ties back on track, urges THAAD resolution


China's Xi says willing to help end rift with South Korea






ESPN reporter Rowe says her cancer has returned


Aaron Hernandez threatened 'to kill a guard and his family and fought an inmate who spit in his face' during his two years in jail, new disciplinary report reveals 


Cavaliers obliterate Celtics by 44 points, take commanding 2-0 series lead


NHL Scoreboard


NBA Scoreboard


MLB Scoreboard  





Colorado governor pardons felon to stave off deportation to Cuba


State of emergency in southern Indiana after flooding


Alabama Redraws Election Maps, Likely to Face Court Fight Again


States make move in fight over health care reform 


Lawmakers move to classify "stealthing" as rape  (California)


Midwest slammed by tornado outbreak





Tillerson hints at possible talks with Iran (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)


Tillerson unaware of White House 'person of interest' in Russia probe


State Department under Obama made U.S. participation vital to Paris climate pact





Suicide by insulin a risk in people with diabetes





Syria & allies push back at US-held border post





Looking back on a tumultuous first year for Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen





Plasma jet engine breakthrough heralds beginning of new era in space travel - study




Coca-Cola supports terrorists


The Islam In Islamic Terrorism





Tweak, trash or total overhaul: Trump team still sorting out NAFTA goals


SA Completes 270 Straight Months of Merchandise Trade Deficits With Mexico





Treasury Secretary: ‘About 100 People’ Working on Tax Reform at Treasury





NBA player claims passport revoked for criticizing Turkish president


What really happened outside Turkey’s US Embassy?


First, Erdogan’s goons attack protesters. Then, the embassy blames the victims.  (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)


Videos show Turkish president’s guards beating protesters in D.C., but action is unlikely, experts say


Turkey will ensure any opinion could be freely discussed at universities: Erdoğan


13 suspects arrested over alleged links to Gülen in Turkey’s Muğla


Deputy head of Turkish Religious Authority discharged from duty




Teachers’ Union Contract Guarantees Jail-Time Pay


Up to 40K AT&T workers walking off over contract





Massive Apostasy Under Way In UK As 26 People Abandon Christ For Every One Convert


Pippa Middleton marries James Matthews — but where’s Prince Harry’s date?


UK: Muslim rape gang leader blames “white community for allowing teenage girls to go around unsupervised”


Exclusive: MI5 opened file on Jeremy Corbyn amid concerns over his IRA links


Brexit UK to start formal negotiations on 19 June  


Theresa May: Saving UK will be ‘personal priority’   (British Prime Minister Theresa May)


Ian Brady Psychiatric nurses speak of 'daily miracle' of treating him


NHS cyber attack: Everything you need to know about 'biggest ransomware' offensive in history


Police investigate deaths at Essex mental health unit


Teaching union votes for ‘moratorium on education changes’ (Scotland)


Two-thirds of charities subsidising public sector contracts to survive


NHS to show parents how fat their child will become under 'shock tactics' to fight obesity


Many young tourists 'have no insurance'


Education Students warned against using 'essay mill' sites to write dissertations


The UK's most delayed airlines revealed


Fast food should be banned from public transport to tackle 'guzzling on the go', say obesity experts


Labour's Thornberry 'wrong' on Trident


NHS Cyber-attack causing disruption one week after breach


Church of Scotland expected to back same-sex marriage




United Nations Continues Pattern of Irresponsible Actions and Non-Transparency





New York enclave with Nazi roots agrees to change policies


Final Confederate monument comes down in New Orleans


New Orleans removes last Confederate monument


Dramatic moment straphangers save young woman who fainted and tumbled onto Boston subway track moments before train roared in




Trump picks Callista Gingrich as US ambassador to the Vatican


The Pope’s Marxist Head of the Jesuits





Joys of Socialism: Venezuelan Regime Forces Bakeries to Sell Bread ONLY to Supporters


Russia Pledges Wheat Shipments To Ease Venezuelan Food Shortage 


Venezuela’s self-made crisis


Venezuelan president slams Trump after new sanctions




Exclusive: Wife of 9/11 Victim Pens Letter to Donald Trump Urging Strength During Saudi Visit


Trump marks Cuban Independence Day: 'God bless the people of Cuba'


President Trump on his 1st  foreign trip receives honor at Saudi royal palace


Removing Trump via the 25th  Amendment Is a Bad Idea


The Underreported Success of the Trump Presidency


The President’s Power to End a Criminal Investigation


The Fantasy Plans to Remove Donald Trump from Office


White House aides caught drinking on balcony after long week

Trump Goes Abroad. Nixon Tried the Same Thing.


Kushner called Lockheed CEO about $100B Saudi arms deal


Watch Out World, Trump’s Coming


Report: White House Lawyers Researching Impeachment


Silicon Valley leaders to discuss high-skill immigration with White House: report


The Left’s Reckless Rush to Judgment on Obstruction of Justice


Beautiful Melania Trump Won’t Wear Head Scarf in Saudi Arabia


Trump, who demonized Muslims on the campaign trail, plans to preach tolerance in a speech in Saudi Arabia


President Trump Tries to Engage the Muslim World


Recapping a stunningly bad two weeks for the White House


The Trump presidency doesn’t seem sustainable


White House does not dispute that FBI probe now includes at least one Trump aide


Bob Mueller may wind up rescuing Trump's presidency


Trump aide fires back at ‘low energy’ Jeb Bush


Trump and D.C.’s Mexican Standoff 


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