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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 240 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Christian School Prohibits Student From Graduating With Her Class Because She Got Pregnant

 

Planned Parenthood Set to Close Six Clinics in Three States

 

Eight States are Almost Abortion Free and Have Just One Abortion Clinic Left

 

Study Confirms Pro-Life Law Requiring Waiting Period Before Abortion Save Babies From Abortion

 

Christian Doctors Need More Protection From Being Forced to Participate in Abortion or Euthanasia

 

Faux life? Why a Texas ‘pro-life’ org fought a dismemberment ban

 

President Donald Trump’s Proposed Budget Defunds Planned Parenthood

 

The Roe Generation: Every Millennial Could Have Been Killed in an Abortion

 

Whoopi Goldberg Compares Pro-Life Vice President Mike Pence to the KKK

 

Trump's Abortion Policy Isn't About Morality – It's Coercion

 

Chilling Video Plays 911 Call When Mom Discovers Planned Parenthood Killed Her Daughter in an Abortion

 

Abortionist Kicked Out of Multiple States Opens New DC Abortion Clinic Killing Babies Up to 24 Weeks

 

Facebook Will Allow Someone to Live Stream Killing a Baby in an Abortion

 

Catholics Challenge St. Louis' 'Abortion Sanctuary' Law

 

Democrats Caught Taking Extra Pay Want to Change the Subject by Bragging They’re Pro-Abortion

 

Iowa Medicaid reimbursements will no longer go to abortion providers

 

Lifetime Show “Mary Kills People” Says Pro-Lifers Support “Torture” Because They Oppose Euthanasia

 

Texas Republicans Advance Sweeping Abortion Restrictions

 

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin Signs Bills Into Law to Save Babies From Abortion and Stop Euthanasia

 

'I was 19 and he was 29... maybe he wanted a baby': Marnie Simpson reveals she had an abortion after falling pregnant with Big Brother star ex Anthony Hutton as a teenager

 

New law may force pro-life groups to hire abortion activists

 

Facebook will let you livestream an abortion as long as there’s no nudity

 

Powerful pro-life conference for women coming in June

 

Planned Parenthood Tells Women to “Google” Abortion Alternative Services

 

New Test for Down Syndrome Could Lead to the Abortion of “Undesirable” Babies  (United Kingdom)

 

Only Theresa May can stand up to the Thought Police on abortion  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

Abortion Activists Throw Smoke Bombs at Pro-Lifers to Disrupt March for Life  (United Kingdom)

 

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Ten Afghan soldiers killed in Kandahar army base attack

 

Afghanistan's beautiful 'Green Zone' offers emeralds, peace

 

Trump Administration Is Split on Adding Troops in Afghanistan

 

AFRICA

 

Gambian ex-President Yahya Jammeh 'stole $50m' from state

 

South Africa's Western Cape declares drought disaster

 

 

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ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Elderly man wearing kippah attacked near LA synagogue

 

 

ASSISTED SUICIDE

 

Do Suicides Increase Where Assisted Suicide is Legal?

 

Vermont Assisted Suicide Law Can’t Force Doctors to Refer Patients for Suicide

 

AUSTRALIA

 

ASX slides on bank sell-off

 

Chart: The Aussie dollar just traded above US75 cents

 

Australia: Leader of Muslim group that calls on non-Muslims to be killed warns of “Holocaust” against Muslims

 

US asks refugees to swear oath to God during 'extreme vetting'  (American officials have commenced "extreme vetting" of refugees at Australia's offshore detention centers, with lengthy interrogations about their associates and any links to Islamic State.)

 

Australia: Plans for Islamic hub featuring mosque, childcare centre, shops and apartments exclusively for Muslims

 

Australia losing its economic vibrancy, boss of Orica warns

 

Manchester bombing likely to affect Australian security

 

 

AVIATION

 

China and Russia are coming for Boeing and Airbus

 

CANADA

 

TSX climbs on banks, industrials as BlackBerry soars almost 9 per cent

 

2 dads, 2 boys die on northern Manitoba canoe trip

 

Canada's election may have been influenced by outsiders

 

Tory urges Ontario to fulfill ‘moral’ obligation to repair social housing

 

Canadian man took cocaine before flight ruckus: Lawyer

 

Survey confirms the painful truth about our household debt: Wells

 

Canada dives deep into data to make case to U.S. on NAFTA: Freeland

 

Most Canadians would have trouble with 10% hike in mortgage payments: poll

 

A lone academic dares to challenge accepted narratives about Canada's residential school system

 

 CAPITALISM

 

Group Launches Campaign to Shift Youth’s Negative Perception of Capitalism

 

 

CARIBBEAN

 

The High Cost Of Not Paying Your Bills: Puerto Rico's Bankruptcy Bodes Poorly For Its Future

 

 

CIVIL WAR

 

Is it possible that the Civil War was about more than just slavery?

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China backs security services after spy deaths report

 

A belligerent man in a Trump hat was kicked off a flight as a crowd chanted: ‘Lock him up!’

 

COMMUNIST CUBA

 

Remember When Obama Gifted U.S. Intelligence to Cuban Spies?

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

North Korea claims drones can carry biological, chemical weapons to strike Seoul within 1 hour

 

Symantec increasingly confident Wanna Cry linked to North Korea

 

 

COURTS

 

Condemned church shooter seeks mercy

 

First day of Bill Cosby's jury selection ends with five people seated for the sex assault trial - after one third of prospective jurors say they or someone close to them has been sexually assaulted

 

No bail for suspect in UMD killing probed as hate crime

 

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Philly Figures It Out: White Racism Causes Black Crime

 

New Orleans Mayor Wins the Great Statues War of 2017 – Loses the Battle against Violent Crime

 

Virginia woman in 'fake homeless' video has been arrested

 

Acquitted cop who killed man returns to work

 

In Jackson Mississippi, A Man’s Home is not his Castle  (“Manic” DA prosecutes law-abiding citizen who acted in self-defense.)

 

Cops: Man kills neo-Nazi roommates over Islam disrespect

 

Man busted for mocking, sucker-punching cerebral palsy sufferer

 

A dying mother's plan: Buy a gun. Rent a hotel room. Kill her son

 

CYBER ATTACK

 

Hackers Obtain Personal Information From Over 16,000 Florida Concealed-Weapons Licensees

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Bombshell: Donna Brazile warned off private eye on Seth Rich murder (Former Democratic National Committee chairwoman reportedly asked cops why investigator is 'snooping' into mysterious case.)

 

Fact check: Gingrich spreads conspiracy theory  (Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich(R-Georgia)

 

Bar manager spills beans about night Seth Rich was murdered (Alarming new facts about mysterious killing of DNC staffer in 2016 election year.)

 

The absurd conspiracy theory around Seth Rich’s death causes real harm

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Living la bella vita! Michelle Obama bares her shoulder in a flirty strappy top as she and Barack are met by cheering crowds while visiting a local cathedral during their vacation in Tuscany

 

Obama horns in on Trump’s foreign trip

 

Having a wheelie good time! Barack continues to enjoy life away from the White House as he rides his bike throught the Tuscan countryside flanked by his security detail

 

Exclusive: Behind the façade of a soft-spoken, demure First Lady, Jackie Kennedy was an aloof, calculating woman who hosted raucous parties, considered herself royalty and left it to the nanny to tell her children about their father's assassination

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

 

Wilbur Ross takes a nap during Trump’s speech  (Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross)

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

DeVos promises ‘the most ambitious expansion of education choice in our nation’s history’ but offers no details (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)

 

DeVos Calls for ‘Transformation’ of America’s ‘Closed and Antiquated Education System’

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Trump Admin Seeks Huge Investment in Border Wall, Cops, to Choke Off Illegal Immigration

 

Sheriff Clarke Unsure If Plagiarism Allegation Will Impact His Appointment

 

DHS: 'No credible threat' to American music venues after Manchester bombing

 

‘Sanctuary city’ definition clarified: No Justice, DHS funds for violators of U.S. code

 

DHS: More than 600K visitors overstayed visas in 2016

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

U.S. government sues Fiat Chrysler over excess emissions

 

How Comey Firing Snagged an Official Known as Apolitical (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

DOJ asks judge to reassess after sanctuary city update: report

 

Sessions postpones Senate testimony on DOJ funding  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Mueller reviewed the Comey memos: report (Former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

ECONOMY

 

Wall Street edges higher as investors assess Trump's budget

 

U.S. Stocks Advance, Bonds Mixed as Oil Tops $51: Markets Wrap

 

Housing recovery intact despite drop in new home sales

 

Gold prices retreat from 3-week high

 

Sterling retreats after Manchester blast, opinion polls, stocks mixed

 

Wall Street grows pessimistic about Trump’s agenda amid turmoil

 

The Economy Needs Workers; Trump's Budget Would Provide Them

 

Bitcoin hits record $2,000 — and rising

 

The Unfreeing of American Workers

 

Unemployment in the U.S. Is Falling, So Why Isn’t Pay Rising?

 

Dollar rises, reversing recent weakness despite mixed U.S. data

 

How tax reform can bring back US manufacturing jobs

 

Treasury yields see largest one-day rise in more than 2 weeks

 

EDUCATION

 

Two Vice Presidential Commencement Speeches, Two Different Responses

 

PC brats and parents walk out on VP Pence at Notre Dame

 

Mike Pence honored faith, family, and freedom at Notre Dame graduation

 

The ‘Alt-Reich’ Next Door (White University of Maryland student, who officials say was a member of white supremacist group on Facebook, is charged in fatal stabbing of a black Bowie State student, leaving others questioning how safe they are.)

 

St. Paul’s School Acknowledges Decades of Sexual Abuse

 

Blacklisted for BDS?  (Popular Native American studies scholar who was named faculty dean at Dartmouth withdraws from position, following criticism of his past support for Israel boycott. Some fear impact on academic freedom.)

 

Texas: State to pass bill banning transgender students from choosing bathrooms

 

Adams Out at NEH  (Humanities leaders had hoped to see William D Adams, an Obama appointee, finish his term. The agency is among several targeted for elimination by the White House.)

 

Sheer Lunacy on Campus  (When kindergarten meets totalitarianism.)

 

Going Big Into ‘Microcampuses’ (University of Arizona wants to establish more than 25 “microcampuses” -- capable of collectively educating more than 25,000 students -- at partner universities around the world.)

 

High school valedictorian drowns ahead of graduation

 

Credits Up With 15 to Finish (In Indiana, encouraging students to pursue a full credit load is having a positive impact on students when the financial incentive is significant, according to a new analysis.)

 

EGYPT

 

Egypt: Muslim who committed jihad massacre in church left note: “I will meet you in Paradise”

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Former campaign chairman John Podesta: ‘We bear responsibility’ for Clinton election loss

 

ENERGY

 

Oil prices log 5th straight gain with OPEC expected to extend output cuts

 

Energy Prices

 

Dakota Access: Pipeline and a feeder line leaked more than 100 gallons in March

 

Iraq Paves Way for OPEC Deal With Support for 9-Month Extension to Cuts

 

Why nuclear power subsidies must end

 

ENVIRONMENT

 

Surf's up! Monstrous 64-foot 'megawave' spotted in the Southern Ocean

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

Trump budget slashes EPA funding, opens Alaska refuge to drilling

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks end higher as economic activity hovers at 6-year high

 

Czech Parliament Recommends Stopping Payments to UNESCO

 

Sweden puts entire country up on Airbnb  

 

Italy: Mafia boss gunned down while riding his bike in Sicily

 

FEDERAL BUDGET

 

Trump Seeks $3.6 Trillion in Cuts to Reshape Government

 

Trump budget plan slashes food stamps, healthcare for poor

 

Trump's budget: Major slashes to social programs – but $1.6bn for wall

 

'A New Foundation for American Greatness': Trump proposes major cuts to welfare and Medicaid to fund paid family leave and infrastructure investments

 

Family receiving food stamps speaks out about Trump's budget proposal

 

Trump, Hill Republicans target 'overly generous compensation' for feds

 

Taming the budget tiger

 

Trump budget proposal would slash spending, could reshape assistance to the poor

 

Trump’s budget is so cruel a Russian propaganda outfit set the White House straight

 

Trump budget shows tiny surplus in 10 years, with rosy economic forecast and trillions in domestic cuts

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

DHS whistleblower: Here's what Comey should have done  (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

FINANCIAL INDUSTRY

 

Citigroup may have enabled money laundering

 

FRANCE

 

French diplomat 'Sarko Boy' goes on trial over bag stuffed with banknotes

 

France comes together in show of support for UK

 

Macron opens labour reform talks with unions and bosses  (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

Armed jewel thieves stage daring heist on chic Paris store

 

 

GAMBLING

 

Firefighters rescue 14 people trapped in casino elevator, carry them 100 feet to safety

 

 

GERMANY

 

Obama to Make Joint Appearance With Merkel in Berlin to Promote Foundation (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Munich police crack gang behind up to fifth of all German burglaries

 

Merkel vows to convince climate change 'doubters'

 

Police raid Daimler offices nationwide in emissions fraud probe

 

 

GLOBAL WARMING 

 

 The Carbon Tax Rebate Scam

 

China and India Make Big Strides on Climate Change

 

GOP

 

Republican says those removing Confederate symbols 'should be lynched'

 

A conversation with Condoleezza Rice (Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice)

 

 

GREECE

 

Diagnostic equipment thieves hit 3 more hospitals in Greece

 

Once again, Greece has Europe's finance ministers tied in knots

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

NY Dems' lunatic push for single-payer health care

 

Man dies after being sickened in apparent botulism outbreak

 

Gas station's nacho cheese sauce is now linked to patient's death

 

Mom claims sunscreen caused toddler’s second-degree burns

 

Want to know what Trumpcare would do to the country? Look at the implosion in Iowa.

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Roger Moore, '007' actor, dies at 89

 

Actress, philanthropist and scion of two of America’s richest families dies at 93 (Dina Merrill’s poise and willowy good looks earned her many film and TV roles as well-bred society women — parts that reflected her own life.)

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Brennan says he saw intel linking Russia to Trump campaign associates (Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency nominee John Brennan)

 

This John Brennan quote on Russia just made Donald Trump's life much harder

 

Black caucus: Rep. should resign over lynch comment

 

Dem Rep Paid Sister’s Law Firm Nearly $30,000 in First Quarter  (US Representative of Missouri  William Lacy Clay (D)

 

Speaker Ryan on Manchester: 'Terror is a threat that we all face together'  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

Davis-Oliver Act Sets Out to Enforce U.S. Immigration Laws

 

Democrats look to veterans, businessmen to retake House majority

 

Poll: Democrat up 7 points in Georgia House race

 

Flynn Lied About Foreign Payments, Top Democrat Says (US Representative of Maryland Elijah Cummings (D)

 

House Democrats expand 2018 targets

 

Montana G.O.P. Candidate Follows Trump Playbook

 

Rob Quist Was Feelin’ the Bern This Weekend

 

California Dem leader: Why was Maxine Waters speech cut off?  (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)

 

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Trump administration appears to ease up on its threat against 'sanctuary cities'

 

INDIA

 

Foreign policy takes bold route under Modi govt

 

Kashmir conflict shifts with top militant vowing fight is for an Islamic state

 

Air India to get new VVIP long-haul aircraft next year

 

Army destroys Pak posts, govt supports action

 

Sukhoi-30 fighter jet with two pilots goes missing near Assam’s Tezpur

 

 

INDONESIA

 

Two men receive 83 lashes for gay sex in Aceh

 

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

 

Progressive lawmakers lay out alternative infrastructure plan

 

IRAN

 

Iran Will ‘Never Stop’ Its Illicit Missile Program, Officials Say

 

Jane Sanders: Iranian Elections ‘Show the World How It’s Done’

 

Rouhani Re-elected as Iranian President Over Hard Liner Opponent

 

IRAQ

 

Iraqi forces face toughest battle in effort to liberate city

 

ISLAM

 

Muslims invade U.S. 'in the name of Allah'

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Tuesday, May 23, 2017)

 

Trump’s success is not being Obama, but he still really wants peace

 

Palestinian Grassroots: Moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem NOT an Obstacle to Peace

 

At Western Wall, Rivlin opens Jerusalem Day jubilee (Israeli President Reuven Rivlin)

 

Saudi Journalist To Palestinian Leaders: You Have Missed Too Many Opportunities To Resolve The Conflict With Israel; It Is Time For Palestinian Unity, Peace With Israel 

 

Analysis: Why can't Abbas stop paying families of 'martyrs?’  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

In Gaza, terror group says Trump not welcome 

 

Deputy FM calls on Jews to ascend Temple Mount on Jerusalem Day 

 

No signs of negotiations with Israel as prisoners plan to refuse salt and water

 

Bolstered by Saudis, Trump sees chance for ‘new level’ of Israel-Arab ties

 

Are Israelis satisfied with President Trump's visit?

 

Palestinian teen in critical condition after being shot by Israeli forces in Gaza

 

The joy of Jerusalem Day: The lovingkindness of sovereignty

 

'Resistance is not terrorism': Palestinians burn effigies of Trump in Gaza

 

In Bethlehem, Trump seems to reject Netanyahu’s outside-in approach

 

My Jerusalem

 

Full Text: Remarks by US President Donald Trump at Israel Museum, Jerusalem

 

Simply by saying he loves it and stands with it, Trump wins over Israel

 

Israeli forces shoot, injure 17-year-old Palestinian girl east of Ramallah

 

Something for everyone to love in Trump’s Israel Museum speech

 

Mazel Tov Jerusalem Reunited Half a Century! (List of Events Included)

 

Trump envoy expected back in Israel as US seeks to ‘move fast’ on peace

 

Netanyahu, Trump Condemn Manchester Attack, Express Solidarity With UK

 

With boundless optimism but few specifics, Trump lays out Mideast peace vision

 

Trump Rebukes Abbas and the Palestinian Authority During Bethlehem Visit [video]

 

Hamas: Trump’s comments on Jewish ties to Jerusalem false

 

Netanyahu, Trump Condemn Manchester Attack, Express Solidarity With UK

 

At Yad Vashem, Trump says Holocaust ‘the most savage crime against God’

 

Trump: Iran Routinely Calls for Israel’s Destruction – ‘Not With Donald J. Trump’

 

Netanyahus host the Trumps with a menu of ‘peace, love and gold’

 

Katsav asks Rivlin: 'Lift my restrictions'  (Former Israeli President Moshe Katsav)

 

Trump 'hopeful' for peace deal after meeting Abbas 

 

What should the world believe?   (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Despite Differences, Netanyahu Welcomes Trump to Israel  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Trump in Israel  (An education in Islamic terror.)

 

Trump Pushes Israel to Make Palestinian Deal a Priority

 

Trump’s inspiring Middle East firsts

 

Peace Through Truth: One Book Dares to Tell the Truth About Israel

 

Trump & the promise (and pitfalls) of Mideast peace

 

Major policy shift: Trump administration declares Jerusalem part of Israel

 

In Israel, Trump urges new Middle East ‘harmony’ but faces old suspicions

 

MARIJUANA

 

You can get marijuana delivered to your door in D.C. just like pizza. But is it legal?

 

MEDIA 

 

Did Russia Probe Start Because of Liberal Media Bias?  (Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency nominee John Brennan)

 

Fox News Finds Itself in Third Place Looking Up at MSNBC, CNN

 

CNN Analyst Proposes Manchester Bombing Was 'False Flag'

 

MSNBC wins cable news weekly war for first time ever

 

The genius of Roger Ailes

 

Monica Lewinsky: Roger Ailes’s Dream Was My Nightmare

 

Fox News Faces Three More Employee Discrimination Lawsuits

 

Media prepare for chance that Trump-Russia probe reveals 'nothing'

 

MEDICAID

 

Cavuto: Medicaid ‘Cuts’ Aren’t Actually Cuts in Today’s Budget Proposals

 

Trump budget to call for $610 billion in Medicaid cuts

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Saudi Arabia condemns ‘cowardly’ Manchester terror attack

 

Most Say Saudis Need to Do More to Fight Radical Islamic Terrorism

 

President Trump Agrees to Major Arms Deal With Saudi Arabia  (And sends Iran a big message in the process.)

 

Siding With Saudis, at Iran’s Expense

 

Citizen Trump was right about the Saudis; President Trump, not so much

 

In The Mideast, Trump Just Pushed A Real 'Reset Button'

 

The Middle East welcomes Not President Obama

 

Middle Eastern media struggle to decode Jared Kusher’s moves

 

MILITARY

 

U.S. Forces Kill 7 al Qaeda Terrorists In Surprise Raid As Massive Terror Attack Grips U.K.   (Yemen)

 

Mattis: An ‘Accelerated Campaign’ to Surround and Destroy ISIS  (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)

 

Army National Guard recruitment fraud case rests on murky rules

 

Search-and-rescue drones could one day save overboard sailors

 

Air Force command chief master sergeant faces 17 charges at Article 32 hearing

 

MINIMUM WAGE

 

 How a CEO misapprehends the minimum wage

 

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

 

Top U.S. Intel Official: Retaking Raqqa Will Fail to Hamper ISIS Ambitions Abroad  (Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats)

 

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

 

Failed computer requires quick spacewalk repair

 

 

NEW ZEALAND

 

New Zealand navy paid $700,000 to firm mired in ‘Fat Leonard’ sex and bribery scandal

 

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

Nato denies its head said Trump has a '12-second attention span

 

 

NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

 

Trump to nominate three to nuclear commission

 

 

PAKISTAN

 

Report: Dem Aide Suspected of Major Security Breach Leaves for Pakistan

 

Mumbai man arrested in Pakistan: ‘I hope he will come home soon’ 

 

 

POLITICS

 

They said what? In today’s torrid political climate, profanity is the curse of public discourse.

 

 

RUSSIA

 

Russia was warned against U.S. election meddling: ex-CIA head

 

Pro-Kremlin Russian Philosopher Dugin: 'Who Are You Mr. Trump?'

 

Full text: Cardinal Burke’s historic call for consecration of Russia

 

The Order of Lenin: ‘Find Some Truly Hard People’ (Was Stalin’s terror his doing alone? Or was mass violence an intrinsic part of Bolshevism?)

 

 

SENATE

 

McCain: Trump’s Budget Dead on Arrival (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

Elizabeth Warren Takes Major Pay Cut on Book Advance  (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)

 

CNN: Comey, Mueller to Speak Before Senate Intel Testimony  (Former FBI Director James Comey/ Former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Key Senate Republican offers dim outlook for Trump budget

 

Paul Manafort sends docs to Senate Intel for Russia probe

 

Senate Intel leaders: 'We will vigorously pursue' Flynn testimony

 

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Gov't Gears up for More Engagement with N.Korea

 

THAAD-hit stocks expected to rebound

 

South Korea fires shots after object crosses border

 

Ferry Victim's Remains Found Still in Life Jacket

 

S Korea trial of ex-President Park begins  (Former President Park Geun-hye)

 

Higher education leads men to marry younger

 

Protesters say THAAD missile system is more about U.S. militarism than South Korean protection

 

Japan snubs UN recommendation on sex slavery

 

SPACE

 

SpaceX Technician Says Concerns About Test Results Got Him Fired

 

SPAIN

 

Spanish Socialists re-elect Pedro Sánchez to lead party

 

SPORTS

 

‘Mike and Mike’ turn against each other in ‘poisonous’ ESPN breakup

 

NFL should readopt sudden death overtime instead of reducing it five minutes

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

Calif. beaches closed after fishermen tussle with great white shark

 

Get to Know the Candidates for New Jersey Governor

 

Cuomo quietly breaks his own spending cap (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Trump switched “Islamist terror” to “Islamic terror” on purpose to defy State Department

 

On plane, Tillerson says heading to ‘Tel Aviv, home of Judaism’  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

Tillerson says Tel Aviv is ‘home of Judaism.’ It’s not

 

SUPREME COURT

 

Justices rule North Carolina improperly relied on race in redistricting efforts

 

Gorsuch dissents as Supreme Court upholds ban on big-money gifts to parties

 

SYRIA

 

US dispatches 100 trucks packed with military equipment to YPG

 

TAIWAN

 

Taiwan Activists Hope Gay Marriage Ruling Will Be Trailblazer in Asia

 

The Latest: US 'disappointed' Taiwan not at WHO assembly

 

Taiwanese minister: China is playing politics with health

 

TERRORISM

 

Enabling Murder (Western politicians worry more about being called “Islamophobic” than they do about stopping jihadist slaughter.)

 

Sponsors Boycott NYC Puerto Rican Day Parade After Decision to Honor Terrorist

 

Soft targets like concerts still vulnerable to attack  

 

The World Is Too Comfortable with Terror

 

Saying 'no' to a parade that honors a terrorist

 

TRANSGENDER MOVEMENT

 

Gender confirmation surgeries on the rise in the U.S.

 

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

 

Mnuchin Says There's No Guarantee Tax Reform Won't Benefit the Rich  (Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin)

 

 

TURKEY

 

Two Turkish teachers on 75-day hunger strike detained by police

 

Social-media outrage when Turkey scolds U.S. ambassador (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan demanding explanation for Americans beaten by henchmen.)

 

Arrogant Erdogan blames US for his thugs rampage

 

 Turkish ministry to support TV series promoting family life

 

Turkey’s veto on Austria in NATO stirs debate ahead of key meeting

 

Turkey has become ‘money laundering center of Europe,’ main opposition leader says

 

Turkey must stick to EU membership bid: Deputy PM Şimşek

 

Turkey-Germany working to resolve İncirlik crisis: German ambassador

 

Former general denies July 15 coup allegations

 

Erdoğan to attend NATO summit in Brussels on May 25

 

Turkey condemns Manchester suicide attack

 

Turkey to boost clean energy with additional funding

 

Gülen follower NBA star Enes Kanter eyes US cizitenship

 

No problem in Turkey’s tomato exports to Iraq: Ministry

 

UBER

 

Uber inadvertently underpaid New York City drivers for over two years

 

UNIONS

 

Worker Says Union Threatened His Job

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

U.K. stocks close lower after Manchester attack, pound spike

 

Manchester faced terror attacks before

 

Manchester terror attack suspect identified as Salman Abedi

 

Manchester victims include 8-year-old girl, college student

 

Islam hard at work: ISIS claims responsibility for bombing at Manchester concert venue

 

Terror in the UK: A timeline of recent attacks

 

Here we go again: Manchester terrorist was already known to authorities

 

UK terror threat level raised to 'critical'

 

In aftermath of terror attack, Manchester Jews pull together, think of Israel

 

Muslim Teens Kidnap Two Englishmen, Burn Their Faces With Cigarettes, Smash One Of Them In The Head With A Guitar And Then Drive The Broken Wood Through His Arteries, Stab The Other In The Hand And Make Him Drink Urine Until He Vomits

 

Those who ‘worship death’ celebrate slaughter of innocents in Manchester, UK

 

Yet Another Jihad Massacre in Britain  (Prime Minister May should apologize, and resign.)

 

Manchester Attack: #ISIS Released Instructions on How to Make Home-Made Bombs in November (Video)

 

'Suicide bomber' strikes at UK Ariana Grande show: Nineteen people are killed and 50 injured in terrorist attack as 'nail bomb near the exit' explodes, ripping into teens leaving packed gig

 

Breaking: Video of Islamist From Brazil(?) Claiming Responsibility for #Manchester Bombing (Video)

 

Full report:  At least 19 people die in explosion at Manchester Arena

 

Nigel Farage to Tucker Carlson: ‘Direct Attack on Children Marks a New Low For Terrorism’ (Video)

 

In pictures: 19 people killed after 'terror attack' explosion at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

 

Manchester Arena Concert Bombings: ISIS Cheers the Explosions –Promises More Attacks

 

Breaking News: 'Several' killed and many injured in UK after two explosions in Manchester Arena at the end of Ariana Grande gig leave bloodied teen concertgoers fleeing in terror 

 

Ariana Grande 'Okay' after blast at Manchester Arena concert that left several people dead

 

Explosions at Ariana Grande concert in U.K.

 

Live : Manchester Arena: police confirm 'there are a number of fatalities' after reports of explosion at Ariana Grande concert

 

Video: Woman with both legs nail-bombed in Ariana Grande concert attack

 

'The blood, the sound, the body parts... it will never leave my mind': Witnesses tell of horrific scenes at Manchester Arena 'terrorist attack'

 

UK: Bomb disposal team on site after explosions at Ariana Grande concert, many dead

 

19 dead and 50 injured after explosion at Ariana Grande concert in England

 

CBS writer sparks furious backlash by posting vile Twitter joke MINUTES after terrorist attack which killed 19 and injured 50 at Manchester concert

 

Police Report Deaths After Explosion at Ariana Grande Show

 

'Praying for everyone': Katy Perry and Demi Lovato lead celebs paying tribute to victims of Manchester Arena explosions after Ariana Grande gig

 

British Jihadi brides return home after being widowed or sent back by husbands preparing last Isil stand

 

Panicked parents use social media to find UK concert-goers as young as six after 'terrorist attack' at Ariana Grande gig - as nearby hotel takes in 50 children

 

SNP to set out 'anti-austerity' manifesto

 

Ariana Grande concert blast: Manchester Arena was packed with her young fans

 

Society Record 60% of Britons in poverty are in working families – study

 

Ariana Grande concert explosion: What we know

 

Alcohol risk to breast cancer confirmed

 

Ariana Grande concert explosion: Witness describes being '30 seconds' from tragedy

 

Celebrities react after deadly explosion at Ariana Grande concert

 

Flea market diamond expected to fetch $454K at auction

 

Nicola Sturgeon backs SNP candidate accused of nurse “smear”  (Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon)

 

Oxford stabbing student could lose place

 

Brexit EU is ready for talks, says chief negotiator

 

Suicide prison 'failed to improve'

 

'Shabby racist' kicked pregnant Muslim woman in the stomach causing her to miscarry

 

Voting 2.3m people have registered since election was called

 

Theresa May defends dramatic U-turn on social care policy  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

Festivals Organisers want to let revellers test drugs before taking them

 

Call for tax on plastic drinking straws

 

UK PM May accused of lying about 'dementia tax' amid backlash

 

Scotland Ruth Davidson branded May's puppet in debate

 

First oil recovered from redeveloped field near Shetland

 

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

At Odds With Trump, Nikki Haley Charts Her Own Foreign-Policy Path  (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)

 

UNITED STATES

 

How the Swastika Became a Confederate Flag

 

No, the U.S. Is Not Getting Less Suburban

 

Sinkhole in one?: Mysterious pit appears outside Trump's Mar-a-Lago club

 

VATICAN

 

Pope slams conservative ‘fanatics’ who make doctrine an ‘ideology’

 

How Pope Francis Is Undercutting Donald Trump

 

Trump arrives in Rome for talks with the Pope

 

President Trump to meet with Pope Francis at Vatican

 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Who is the real enemy within the Trump administration?

 

Trump's Chance for Greatness

 

Trump Presidency Takedown Effort is Underway

 

Forget What You Hear: Our Narcissist President Is Winning

 

Why Impeaching Trump Is a Bad Idea

 

Trump: The Beginning of the End or the End of the Beginning?

 

Regime Change by Any Other Name?

 

Martin Luther Was the Donald Trump of 1517

 

Trump approval falls 4 points in new survey

 

Ex-senator on Russia investigation: It's 'slander'  (Former US Senator of Oklahoma Tom Coburn (R)

 

Trump trip gives GOP a breather

 

Trump asked intelligence chiefs to deny collusion between campaign, Russia, officials say

 

Trump’s White House of betrayal

 

White House Moves to Block Inquiry Into Ex-Lobbyists

 

A Dose Of Reality in Riyadh  (Why Trump's speech to the Muslim world is a marked improvement over Obama's 2009 "new beginning.")

 

Trump may tap Lewandowski, Bossie as crisis managers: report

 

Poll: Most say Trump won’t be impeached

 

Trump is taking historic steps — backward

 

Piers Morgan: Trump the statesman's tremendous speech to the Muslim world showed what a brilliant president he COULD be - now all he needs to do is try acting like one at home

 

Trump close to choosing outside counsel for Russia probes

 

The definitive book about the Trump administration was written in 1951

 

For 70-year-old president who likes his own bed, this trip is exhausting

 

Yates told White House counsel about Flynn ‘so you can act’

 

GOP hopes foreign travel gets Trump back on track

 

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)

 

N. Korea secures World Health Assembly's vice presidency

 

 

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