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Friday, June 2, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 240 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

“Miscarriage Management:” What Planned Parenthood Will Call Abortion When It’s Illegal

 

Planned Parenthood Chaplain: Lots of Christians Get Secret Abortions, Including Church Staffers

 

Catholic Bishop Slams Abortion: “The Culture of Death Has Grown, Unborn Babies are at Risk”

 

Leaked Trump rule protects Little Sisters, Hobby Lobby from paying for abortion pills

 

Shocking Stats Show Abortions Increasingly Used to Kill Disabled Babies

 

Planned Parenthood's services are declining...except for abortion

 

Tucker Carlson Slams Censorship of Video Exposing Planned Parenthood Doc Joking About Aborted Baby Parts

 

Proceeds From Screening of New Movie “Wonder-Woman” Go to Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

 

Company Cheapens Human Life By Turning Human Embryos Into Jewelry

 

Man Arrested For Trying to Kill His Own Unborn Child By Spiking Girlfriend’s Drink with Abortion Pill

 

Harvard Law Journal Concludes Unborn Babies Have Constitutional Rights

 

St. Louis "Abortion Sanctuary" Suit Highlights Impending Legalized Discrimination Disaster

 

Abortionist: “As a Christian I Feel It’s My Job” to Kill Babies in Abortions

 

New Hampshire Passes Bill Providing Legal Protection for Unborn Babies Killed in Violent Crimes

 

“Comedian” Sarah Silverman Mocks Jesus and Promotes Abortion in New Netflix Show

 

Cecile Richards Claims Abortions Will Go Up Under Trump But Planned Parenthood is Aborting More Babies Than Ever

 

Prof suspended by Catholic university for calling abortion murder: ‘Our Lord is eternally victorious’

 

How 'Knocked Up' Handles Abortion Is Problematic But Ultimately Feminist

 

Scarlett Johansson Celebrates Abortion: “We Have to Fight for and Continue to Protect It”

 

Planned Parenthood Closing Three More Abortion Centers Because They are Not Making Enough Money

 

Shutdown: Three California Planned Parenthood clinics closing, ‘we expect to see more’

 

Joy Behar: Pro-Lifers “Want to Keep Women Barefoot and Pregnant. How is That Different Than the Taliban?”

 

Canada Is Protecting Abortion Clinic Patients From Hostile Protesters

 

American Abortion Activists Pressuring Chile to Legalize Abortion

 

Woman Had 18 Miscarriages Before Her Daughter Was Finally Born  (London, England)

 

ADOPTION

 

Christians who reject transgenderism banned from adoption, working with children in Illinois

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

What Does America Consider Success in Afghanistan?

 

Accused Taliban and ISIS fighters reveal inside tactics, personal histories

 

Protest near site of massive Kabul suicide bombing turns deadly

 

Afghanistan blames Pakistan and Taliban for Kabul blast

 

Peace Efforts May Be Another Casualty of Bombing in Afghanistan

 

Ramadan Terrorism: 90 killed in Truck Bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan

 

 

AFRICA

 

11 killed as girl suicide bombers hit camp in north Cameroon

 

15 children die in botched South Sudan vaccine campaign

 

Dozens of migrants die of thirst while crossing desert in Niger

 

How to Attack Africa's Neonatal Mortality Problem

 

 

AIRLINES

 

New 18-hour United flight to contend for title of world's longest

 

JetBlue and Delta begin testing biometrics to identify passengers

 

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

EJC Salutes European Parliament Endorsement of IHRA Definition of Anti-Semitism

 

Ivanka Trump's daughter Arabella wears a dress by John Galliano to shul on Jewish holiday of Shavuot - and the frock even features the anti-Semitic designer's signature

 
ASIA

 

Middle Aged Muslim Man Kidnaps Pre-Teen Christian School Girl And Nobody Knows Where She Is (Bangladesh)

 

Cambodia's Ruler Warns Opposition Not to Challenge Vote

 

ASSISTED SUICIDE

 

Group: 504 sought life-ending drugs under new California law

 
AUSTRALIA

 

Wall St helps ASX recover from May slump

 

Aussie dollar battered by bad data

 

Are the wheels really falling off Australia's economy?

 

Creative Gourmet frozen berries recalled again over hepatitis A fears

 

Malcolm Turnbull reassures US that allies will help, warns China against bullying  (Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull)

 

Almost a Quarter of Adolescents in Austria Are Currently Suffering from a Mental Health Problem

 

Jobs report keeps rate hike in play

 

 AVIATION

 

Boeing delays delivery of third 737 MAX jetliner

 

CANADA

 

Toronto 18 jihad leader wants to get out of jail and fight for the Islamic State

 

Nurse pleads guilty to killing eight seniors in nursing homes

 

Canada Declares To All Parents In New Law ‘If You Do Not Support The LGBT We Will Take Your Children Away’

 

U.S. lumber lobby slams Ottawa's aid package, calling it a subsidy

 

City crews install temporary barrier on Lake Shore Blvd. where 5-year-old was killed

 

B.C.’s Greens and NDP prove anti-oil types won’t settle for anything but crushing Alberta

 

Karla Homolka no longer allowed to volunteer at Montreal elementary school

 

Trump calls out the global-control agenda of the Paris deal, but Canada remains oblivious

 

Canada’s trade surplus with U.S. ballooned to three-year high

 

Edmonton doctor jailed for trying to lure 14-year-old girl for sex allowed to return to practice

 

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

  

US officials OK option for men with HIV to father children

 

 

CENTRAL AMERICA

 

The mystery of the 'teen witch' with bone cancer buried face down in a Panama trash heap in 1300 AD

 

 

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA)

 

Trump administration moves to keep full CIA ‘torture’ report secret

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

The West can barely rouse itself over the worldwide terrorization of millions of Christians

 

Is the Bible More Violent than the Quran?  (Software engineer Tom Anderson claims that the Bible is more violent than the Quran.)

 

COMEDY

 

Griffin apology an act of desperation: Republican Party

 

Crying Kathy Griffin: Trump Is 'Trying to Ruin My Life Forever!'

 

Kathy Griffin Apologizes for Gruesome Trump Photo but Backlash Builds

 

Jim Carrey defends Griffin: I dreamed of beating Trump with golf club

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Warming Climate? (Speaking in Berlin, China's Premier Li Keqiang underlined strong support for the 2015 Paris climate change accord.)

  

China could be big winner in wake of U.S. leaving Paris accord

 

 For China, buy American means something else

 

China Implored to Curtail Ever More ‘Reckless’ North Korea  

 

CONGRESS

 

Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell praise Trump's move against Paris climate deal

 

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU

 

Nevertheless It Persists: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Fights Trump, Congress, and Federal Courts in Effort to Remain Unaccountable to Anyone

 

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

Top CEOs tell the CEO president: You're wrong on Paris

 

COURTS

 

Catholic farmers banned from market for Christian view of marriage, but they won’t back down

 

Dem caught in vote-fraud video sting sues (A Democrat operative caught in an undercover-video sting that confirmed suspicions of massive, organized vote fraud in America now has filed a lawsuit against Project Veritas, which carried out the investigation.)

 

5 relatives charged after teen weighing 56 pounds dies

 

Minister on trial for beating of gay congregant

 

Muslim Air Force vet gets 35 years for trying to join the Islamic State

 

Lawsuit claims guards forced inmates to put 'exotic hot' sauce on their genitals in at a North Carolina prison

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Woman allegedly tried to sacrifice girl

 

Bounty Hunters, Fugitive Dead After Shootout At Texas Car Dealership

 

New, sad twist in deadly Portland train stabbings

 

Feds: N.Y. school guard helped ex-cop execute 4

 

Possible ax murder probed in Alabama

 

Dad overdoses on heroin to teach his addict son a lesson

 

Patient records stolen from plastic surgery clinic

 

Spirit Airlines pilot and wife overdosed, tests show

 

Officials: Opioid bust in Utah shows far reach of small ring

 

Cops: Stepfather asphyxiated girl who was found dead near road

 

Woman in custody after throwing son, 2, down subway stairs

 

Bronx DA overreached with murder charge for NYPD cop

 

Woman busted for stealing from cemeteries to decorate home

 

Elderly woman found dead from "sharp trauma" in home

 

Inside a heroin mill: Police seize $2million of in neatly packaged and branded 'bricks' of the drug and arrest 10 people inwar on America's opioid epidemic

 

Police carry drug kits to save K-9s from opioid overdoses

 

Philly councilman 'expected to fully heal' after stabbing

 

Hate on display in new string of high-profile crimes

 

‘I’m going to die’: Slain Uber driver sought help after machete attack

 

Police investigate death of actress and former Texas beauty queen, 31, found dead in her home

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Clinton can’t pin her election loss on the DNC’s shortcomings

 

…Ex-DNC Data Director Calls Clinton’s Blame Game ‘F*cking Bulls*it’

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

 Hillary Clinton vows to 'do everything I can' for anti-Trump 'resistance'

 

Hillary Clinton Once Demanded Separate Plane Rather Than Share One With Michelle Obama

 

D'Souza: Dems want to 'shift blame' with Confederate crusade

 

Clinton says she worries Trump may be doing "lasting damage"

 

Want to ban racist symbols? Then ban Democrats

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

Department of Education IG Reveals $6 Billion In Improper Payments in 2016

 

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

DHS Kelly Drops ‘Likely’ Approval for H-2B Worker Expansion, Now Studying Issue (Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly)

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)

 

Carson expands on comment about poverty and "state of mind"  (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development  Dr Ben Carson)

 

DISNEY

 

Disney CEO becomes second exec to bail on Trump

 

NYT: Disney Attendance Down 13 Percent After Price Hike

 

ECONOMY

 

Wall Street shrugs off jobs report to hit records as tech leads

 

Stocks Rise to Records, Treasuries Surge Amid Jobs: Markets Wrap

 

U.S. stocks close at record for second session in a row

 

Not So Great: 94,983,000 Americans Not in the Labor Force in May

 

Dollar falls after May jobs data disappoints; euro hits 9-month high

 

Manufacturing Jobs +55,000 in 2017; Government +5,000; But Government Outnumbers Manufacturing by 9,906,000

 

Bonds and the stock market are rallying at the same time, and it’s befuddling investors

 

US employers add modest 138K jobs

 

Treasury yields lowest since November after tepid jobs report

 

Unemployment Rate Drops to Lowest in 16 Years

 

Gold sees highest close since April after weak jobs report

 

Asia stocks firm as upbeat U.S., European data boosts confidence

 

Asia Stocks Rally as Nikkei Tops 20,000; Yen Slips: Markets Wrap

 

U.S. factory activity edges up; private payrolls surge

 

Big missteps brought an American retail icon to the edge of collapse

 

Robert Samuelson: Preparing For The Next Financial Crisis — Or Not

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Despite months-long battle by Jewish groups, Linda Sarsour delivers CUNY speech

 

Gyrating drag queen's erotic performance shocks audience at grade school talent show

 

Threat Shuts Down Public College After Students Go Postal On Professor Objecting To Racial Segregation

 

Hot Mess or Rosy Future: US College Grads View 'Real World' Differently

 

Hillary: No Class, and No Class Cheer  (A look at the Wellesley Class of 2017 commencement fiasco from an alumna who watched Hillary botch it the first time, in 1969.)

 

Pregnant Teen Banned From Graduation by Her Christian School Speaks Out: “They Humiliated Me”

 

Federal court forces high school to allow ‘transgender’ girl to use boys’ bathroom

 

Evergreen State College closed due to 'direct threat to campus safety' 

 

Addiction risk high at elite schools, study finds

 

Prof Gives Instructions on Avoiding Wrath of Leftist Campus Mobs

 

Indirect Costs Back in the Crosshairs (Lawmakers show renewed interest in examining how reimbursements for federally funded research are made to universities but don't yet endorse dramatically lower flat rate outlined in Trump budget.)

 

The first crack in the US college cartel

 

‘Academic Terrorist’ (Months after deleting controversial lists of “predatory” journals and publishers, the librarian behind them still faces anonymous harassment online.)

 

Associate Dean at SDSU Calls GOP ‘Extremist Terrorist Organization’ On Facebook

 

Professor: I received death threats after anti-Trump speech

 

Healthy Higher Ed Employees  (Pilot survey finds good health, but also concerns about uncivil behavior by colleagues.)

 

College offers course on ‘Abolition of Whiteness’

 

First-Gen Faculty  (University of California plan forges connections between students and professors who were the first in their families to attend a four-year institution.)

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Somehow, Hillary Blames Everyone For Her Loss But Herself

 

Putin insists Russian government not involved in election hacking  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Putin Hints at Role of Russians in U.S. Election Meddling

 

Study Contradicts Hillary Claim ‘Fake News’ Prompted Election Loss…

 

Hillary Clinton’s ‘excuses tour’ hits a new low 

 

ELECTION 2020

 

John Podesta has his eye on 2020 with Paris agreement exit

 

 

ENERGY

 

Oil falls to 3-week low, logs largest weekly decline in a month

 

Energy Prices

 

Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service as Native American tribes vow to continue fighting against $3.8 billion project

 

Coal bows to natural gas, as consumption falls to lowest since 1984

 

Female coal miners react to Trump's decision on climate deal

 

Investors bet climate withdrawal to boost US drilling

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

EPA begins offering buyouts to cut staff: report

 

 

EUROPE

 

This ‘Robot Priest’ Heralds Christianity’s Death In Europe

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks pare gains after U.S. data, but Germany still scores record

 

Breaking: Ireland elects first openly gay Prime Minister

 

Europe’s Next Big War  (Thousands of terrorists and thousands of soldiers.)

 

Belgian bishops: Some adulterers should receive communion

 

Ireland appears close to its first openly gay prime minister and the first of South Asian descent

 

Report: Poland Finds Other People’s Body Parts in Coffin of President Who Died in 2010 Plane Crash

 

Climate deal can't be renegotiated, European leaders say in swift rebuke to Trump

 

George Soros attacks Hungarian prime minister for building a 'mafia state'

 

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA)

  

At least one person is killed after a Cessna 180 plane crashes into hills north of Ventura County and explodes  (California)

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Trump Is Reviewing Whether to Block Comey's Testimony  (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

‘Pressure’ Is Not Obstruction  (Former FBI Director James Comey  was not ‘obstructed.’ The thing to remember is that there’s a big difference between perceiving “pressure” and believing that you have witnessed the obstruction of an FBI investigation, a federal felony.)


Bombshell: Law Prof Says Comey's Testimony Will HELP Trump's Legal Case

 

May 2017 Sets Gun Sales Record

 

FBI Wiretaps: J.B. Pritzker, Dem Candidate for Illinois Governor, Sought Political Office From Blagojevich

 

Hoover’s FBI files offer cautionary tale as Comey prepares to testify (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

The Complexities of James Comey

 

Nigel Farage on FBI Target Claims: 'If Ever There Was a Case of Fake News...'

 

 

 

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC)

 

Net Neutrality: Trump's Next Big Target

 

FOREIGN POLICY

 

More Say U.S. Should Do What Allies Want

 

FRANCE

 

Macron proposes Paris for a global junk science oasis (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

No evidence of Russia behind Marcon leaks: report  

 

Ramadan in Paris video: Muslim strikes at neck of man carrying beer

 

France warns of risk of "permanent war" in cyberspace

 

France: Guantanamo inmate released by Obama arrested for recruiting for the Islamic State

 

France Longest-serving TV anchor sacked by state broadcaster

 

GERMANY

 

Germany: Muslim migrants kill another Muslim migrant for smoking during Ramadan

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

We’ll Never Have Paris (The climate change agreement was designed as a feel-good, do-nothing program.)

 

With Nod to Sovereignty, Trump Dumps UN “Climate” Regime

 

Bill Clinton: 'Mistake' To Walk Away From Paris 'Treaty.' Actually, He Just Made A Big Mistake.

 

Paris: Trump Blocks First of Obama's 'Three Authoritarianisms'

 

Excellent Trump: 5 Reasons Trump Is Right To Pull Out Of The Paris Accord

 

McAuliffe: Trump Withdrawing from Paris Accord ‘One of the Dumbest Decisions I’ve Ever Heard’  (Governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffee (D)

 

Paris Climate Withdrawal Re-Triggers Global Warming Doomsday Cult

 

Trump Steps on the Paris Agreement, Stands for Sovereignty

 

 The End Of Obama’s Corrupt Global Warming Treaty

 

Democrats Plot 'Revolution' To Circumvent Trump's Paris Decision

 

Trump Defends the Constitution and the Economy by Withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement

 

Paris Agreement on climate change: US withdraws as Trump calls it 'unfair'

 

We’ll Never Have Paris

 

U.S. is reducing dependence on fossil fuels even without Paris climate agreement

 

By Leaving Paris Climate-Change Deal, Trump Will Do U.S. Economy A 'Yuuuge' Favor

 

‘Traitorous Act of War’: Liberals Angrily React to Trump Pulling Out of Paris Agreement

 

Paris deal harms U.S. prosperity: Opposing view

 

Inside Trump’s decision: After fiery debate, he ‘stayed where he’s always been’

 

Hysteria on steroids: Reaction to Trump's climate-deal pullout

 

Even before Trump’s decision, the deal’s target would be hard to hit. Now it may be impossible.

 

Paris Agreement on climate change: Washington reacts to US pullout

 

Explanation for Paris exit is based on spurious claims

 

Climate expert praises Trump for pulling out of 'sham' Paris accord

 

What the Paris pullout means for U.S. economy

 

Obama Criticizes Climate Agreement Withdrawal: U.S. Joining ‘Small Handful of Nations That Reject the Future’

 

God will 'take care' of climate, Republican says

 

Trump’s Stupid and Reckless Climate Decision

 

Paris agreement on climate change: World reaction to US pullout

 

Our Disgraceful Exit (Here’s what Mr Trump’s decision on the climate change pact says to the world: America cares little about science, its allies and competitiveness.)

 

‘Pittsburgh, not Paris’: Trump puts America first as he confirms withdrawal from climate deal

 

Why did Trump withdraw from Paris? To appease his base

 

The Left’s Unhinged Freakout over Trump’s Paris Accord Withdrawal

 

By withdrawing from the Paris Accord, Trump will make America sicker, poorer and much less secure

 

John Kerry on Trump's climate accord decision: "It makes America last"  (Former Secretary of State John F Kerry)

 

Paris pullout endangers the planet: Our view

 

Other Nations Affirm Commitment to Climate Goals

 

Wildfires, sea level rise, coral bleaching: Climate change is already here

 

Will exiting Paris accord be good for U.S. jobs?

 

Health experts are furious with Trump's decision

 

Paris Accord: What You Need to Know

 

Paris agreement 'lousy,' says Sen. Coburn (Former US Senator of Oklahoma Tom Coburn (R)

 

Steve Bannon and Scott Pruitt beat Kushner, Tillerson and Ivanka on Paris Agreement

 

How Trump left the Paris climate deal

 

Trump's Paris exit strategy full of nonstarters

 

Investors expect to meet with Exxon on climate-impact report

 

Bloomberg defies Trump in forming coalition to meet Paris climate goals  (Former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg (I)

 

Mitt Romney Mourns Donald Trump’s Decision to Quit Paris Agreement

 

Gov. Jerry Brown (D-California), America's unofficial climate change ambassador in the Trump era, heads to China

 

In ditching Paris deal, Trump does right by America and the world

 

Larry Kudlow: Trump Is Right to Withdraw From Paris Climate Deal

 

Apple's Cook Says Disappointed in U.S. Exit From Climate Pact

 

Elon Musk quits Donald Trump's advisory councils after Paris accord decision

 

Schwarzenegger slams Trump on Paris deal exit 

 

Liberal AGs' Exxon Mobil holy war running out of steam

 

Mayor: Trump goofed when he evoked Pittsburgh in Paris agreement announcement 

 

GOP

 

Ohio's lieutenant governor reveals sons' opioid addictions

 

 

GROUP OF  SEVEN FINANCE MINISTERS AND CENTRAL BANK GOVERNORS (G-7)

 

America and the (G) Seven Dwarfs

 

GREECE

 

Soros-Aligned NGO Under Investigation for Sexually Abusing Migrants in Greece

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Employers opting out of providing free birth control?

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

How California's proposed single-payer healthcare system would work

 

Miracle Newborn Baby Stopped Breathing for 22 Minutes But Doctors Never Gave Up

 

Foreign doctors filling shortages, communities who need them uncertain amid visa changes

 

Outbreak of dog flu in up to 13 Fl. canines

 

Amazing Photos Show Before and After Pictures of Premature Babies Born Before 24 Weeks

 

Universal Health Care with a Conservative Twist

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Politically Incorrect Hollywood: Some Films to see

 

Why ‘Wonder Woman’ is less American than ever

 

Movie based on Bill O'Reilly's bestselling book 'Killing Patton' has been scrapped by Fox's National Geographic Network

 

HOMOSEXUALITY

 

Ivanka Trump celebrates ‘Gay Pride’ month on Twitter

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Lawmakers ask whether looming debt left Jared Kusher vulnerable to Russian influence

 

Democratic Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin) Identified as Lawmaker Behind Anti-Israel Capitol Hill Forum

 

Jon Ossoff Backs Off From Plan for Military to ‘Expand Joint Basing’  (Democrat congressional hopeful Jon Ossoff quietly backed off a plan to expand joint basing at the Department of Defense after his Republican opponent pointed out that it would likely cost Georgia thousands of jobs.)

 

New Bill Would Eliminate ATF’s Ability to Ban Ammo Through Reclassification

 

Nunes: Media ignores 'unmasking' of Trump aides  (US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)

 

Majority Believe Republican Health Care Law Fulfills Some of Trump’s Promises

 

GOP rep: Trump’s Paris deal exit ‘misguided’

 

Democrats’ Bid to Take Back House Begins in California

 

…Pelosi in Texas Slamming Sanctuary City Law (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Wow: Debbie Wasserman Schultz Fakes Voice on Call to Law Office… But FORGOT TO HIDE HER PHONE NUMBER! (US Representative of Florida Debbie Wasserman Schultz(D)

 

HURRICANES

 

Hurricane season begins, and odds are it will be busier than normal

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Obscene immigration policy gets cop fired for enforcing the law


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

DC mayor says 'tear it down' over fake ICE flyers

 

 

INDIA

 

India’s prime minster makes waves by attempting to appropriate Gandhi’s legacy  (Prime Minister Narendra Modi)

 

A wealthier India sees alarming rise in adolescent diabetes

 

Indian soap tackles taboos to become one of world's most watched

 

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

   

Engineers try to figure out how to repair iconic Calif. highway

 

INTERNET 

 

Wal-Mart tests delivery of online packages by store workers

 

IRAN

 

UN report says Iran is complying with nuclear accord

 

Iran's Presidential Election And The Trump Administration's Emerging Shift Towards The Iranian Regime

 

The Dispute over Vote-Rigging in Iran's Election

 

 

IRAQ

 

Iraq forces announce gains in west Mosul

 

 

ISLAM

 

Muslims in Ramadan protest outside New York’s Trump Tower

 

Pew report: Islam to overtake Christianity as world’s No. 1 religion by 2050

 

Man who infiltrated 'Muslim Mafia' speaks out

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Friday, June 2, 2017)

 

Spicer: Embassy move a question of when, not if  (White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer)

 

US Jewish leaders ‘disappointed’ by Trump’s embassy waiver

 

Older Is Better: Israeli Left Embracing Seniority in Appointing Supreme Court President

 

Israel ‘disappointed’ with Trump for not moving embassy to Jerusalem

 

Some 250,000 worshipers pray at Al-Aqsa Mosque on first Friday of Ramadan

 

Palestinian teen who stabbed soldier dies in hospital

 

Palestinian Authority Refuses to Change Name of Dalal Mughrabi Center, Glorifying Bloodthirsty Terrorist

 

Trump’s embassy waiver is another key policy disagreement with Israel

 

Israel returns body of teen terrorist 

 

Bill honoring reunification of Jerusalem makes its way through US Senate

 

Trump team looks to Obama-era West Bank (Judea and Samaria) security plan – report

 

Israel set to move forward plans for 2,500 units in illegal West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  settlements

 

Hundreds of new West Bank (Judea and Samaria) homes said slated for approval

 

King of Morocco boycotts summit because of Netanyahu  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Turkish embassy hosts banned Islamic Movement chief at Iftar dinner

 

PM gifts probe could drag on for many months — report

 

Teen Palestinian girl succumbs to wounds a day after being shot by Israeli forces

 

Israel said ready to give Palestinians extra control in some West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  areas

 

Palestinians pour into Jerusalem for Ramadan prayers

 

Settler leaders say government’s construction plans insufficient

 

The truth about the occupation

 

Israeli forces shoot, injure 3 Palestinians during Gaza clashes

 

Climate deal exposes areas where Israel, Republicans radically depart

 

Rivlin: Under peace deal, Jews will continue to live in Hebron (Israeli President Reuven Rivlin)

 

Is America Fueling an Arab-Israeli Arms Race?

 

The Limits of Israeli Power  (Time for Israel to take control of its future.)

 

Two-Faced PA: Different messages for different audiences

 

Trump Admin Will Not Move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem in Bid to Restart Peace Talks  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: Very disappointing. President Trump is falling into the trap other administrations have by believing the “Palestinians” want peace instead of the destruction of Israel.)

 

Palestinian center refuses to rename center named after terrorist murderer

 

 

JORDAN

 

Jordan Intensifies Anti-Israel Rhetoric Despite Security Challenges

 

 

LIBERALISM

 

Indivisible: With Liberty and Justice for Some  (The radical left has been driven to adopt the tactics of the Tea Party.)

 

LOBBYISTS

 

Saudi Arabia adds former Trump advisers to lobbying team

 

MALAYSIA

 

Malaysia: Flag printed with “Allah” and terrorist figurine found in toy set

 

MARIJUANA

 

Air Force veteran went from flight chief to marijuana cultivation

 

MEDIA 

 

Getting hot in here: Why the media hate Trump's climate deal exit

 

Poll: 60% of Trump Voters See Media as ‘Enemies’ to People Like Them

 

MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell: Hillary Clinton Creating Russian Collusion Conspiracy Theories Without Evidence (Video)

 

Pew Research Center: Newspaper Circulation Falls to 77-Year Low

 

Hannity Eviscerates Very Fake News CNN: ‘They Have Lied About Me and Colluded With Hillary in 2016’

 

Megyn Kelly launches new NBC Sunday night show with Vladimir Putin interview (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Seven Muslims Kidnap 10-Year-Old Mentally Disabled Boy And Film Themselves Savagely Raping Him (Kuwait)

 

The Saudi Royal Decree Easing Guardianship Requirements For Women, And Responses To It In Saudi Arabia

 

 

MILITARY

 

Arizona military mom finds surprising note on her car

 

U.S. Navy Accepts Delivery of Newest Aircraft Carrier

 

US Marines and Okinawa: Enough exasperation to go around

 

Trump's Budget Will Help Get 350 Ship Navy, Even Though It Only Buys One Ship

 

Base Instincts  (Travis Air Force Base enforces the immigration laws Democrats deride.)

 

Michigan Professor: Ariana Grande Knows More About Counterterrorism Than Mattis   (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)

 

US B-52 bombers deploy to Europe

 

Air Force deploys bombers to England for NATO exercises

 

Navy to hire more than 2,000 new federal shipyard workers

 

US ups ‘combat power’ at Syrian base as pro-regime forces refuse to move

 

Apache helicopter makes emergency landing in German field

 

MISSILE DEFENSE

 

US Missile Defense Technology Has Reached a New High. Why the US Must Keep Expanding Its Edge.

 

 

MUSIC INDUSTRY

 

"Sgt. Pepper" at 50: Paul McCartney talks album origins

 

Sgt. Pepper @ 50

 

 

NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE

 

Feds Spend $287,308 on ‘Climate Change Communication’ Interns

 

NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

 

Declassified Top Secret Report Details Spying on Americans

 

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

Trump Wasn't Only Problem at NATO Summit

 

Charles Krauthammer: It's What Trump Didn't Say About NATO That Is Troubling

 

 

PAKISTAN

 

Sewer cleaner in Umerkot dies after doctor refuses to touch his ‘filthy body’

 

 

PENSIONS

 

In Texas, Some Rare Good News About Pension Woes

 

 

PHILIPPINES

 

Christians Shot to Death in Attack on Marawi, Philippines

 

Philippine military rejects Daesh claim of Manila attack

 

Loved ones claim bodies after deadly casino attack

 

Gunman who robbed Manila casino is killed, CNN Philippines reports 

 

Explosions, Gunshots at Resort in Philippines Capital

 

A path to dictatorship in the Philippines

 

Terror test for China-Philippine strategic ties

 

 'Up to 34 dead' in fire after gunman attacks Manila resort

 

 

POLITICS

 

The Puerto Rican Day Parade has a history of politicization

 

 

POLLS

 

This Is Where Intolerance Is Highest on Religion, Culture, Race

 

 

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE (RNC)

 

RNC Targets MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe,’ Calls the Show ‘3 Hours of Far-Left Hysteria’

 

 

RUSSIA

 

Putin Urges US Business to Help Normalize Russia-US Ties  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Russia's Jehovah's Witnesses Meet in Defiance of 'Extremism' Ban

 

Putin: US Is Using Iran and North Korean Missile Threats As ‘Pretext’ For Targeting Russia

 

Russia Eases Sanctions on Turkey

 

Putin Says ‘Be Happy’ About Trump on Climate, on Everything

 

Russia and U.S. in Secret Talks Over Syrian 'Safe Zone' — Reports

 

Russian Reactions To The Putin-Macron Meeting  (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

Putin admits 'patriotic' Russian hackers may have launched cyberattacks on the US and other European countries (but it was nothing to do with him)   (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Russian banker brushes off Kushner questions

 

What does Russia think about all this? ‘Washington has gone crazy.’

 

SECRET SERVICE

 

Several threats made against Trump per day, Secret Service director says

 

 Secret Service relaxes marijuana policy in bid to swell ranks

 

 

SENATE

 

60% Think Senate Should Vote on Paris Climate Accord

 

Cruz Calls Out Tenured Chair at Harvard Who Struggles With U.S. History (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)

 

Two senators repeatedly asked the FBI to investigate Jeff Sessions  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Rand Paul Blasts Climate Alarmism in Debate with Jake Tapper: ‘Mass Extinction, Really?’ (US Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul (R)

 

Sen. Mike Lee: Key Founding Fathers are being erased from U.S. history books (US Senator of Utah Mike Lee (R)

 

Top Republican says Senate will repeal and replace Obamacare "by the end of July"

 

Senators asked FBI to investigate Sessions  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

James Comey to testify before Congress June 8  (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

Franken walks back defense of event with Kathy Griffin  (US Senator of Minnesota Al Franken (D)

 

Al Franken: Hillary Needs to 'Move On' 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Facebook Shareholders Not Happy With How It's Handling Fake News

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

Brazil seizes 60 assault rifles hidden in pool heaters

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

6 South Korean jets diverted to Yokota Air Base

 

Tough environmental study awaits THAAD

 

U.S. 'Could Spend THAAD Money Somewhere Better,' Senator Warns

 

S. Korea confirms 20th Zika virus infection

 

Hailstorms Cause Damage Across Korea

 

State auditor looking into KF-X project

 

President Moon seeks ex-UN chief Ban’s help ahead of US visit

 

GDP grows 1.1% in first quarter

 

Policeman jumps off bridge after being caught buying sex

 

Lavish spending: S. Koreans' monthly smartphone data usage exceeds 6 GB

 

4 in 10 older workers want post-retirement jobs: poll

 

S. Korea OKs additional civilian exchanges with N. Korea

 

SPACE

 

Cosmic Waves Felt From an Ancient Black Hole Collision

 

 

SPORTS

 

Larry Elder: How Long Will NBA Fans Tolerate Trump-Bashing By Head Coaches?

 

Opinion: Tiger's big mistake was cooperating

 

Racist vandals didn’t demean LeBron James. They gave him a platform for dialogue.

 

Business sags at Trump’s New York golf course as players stay away

 

Rams, Chargers reach out to LGBTQ community with sponsorship of Venice Pride

 

Transgender Athlete With a Mustache Wins First Place at High School Girl’s Track and Field Championship

 

These days in baseball, every batter is trying to find an angle

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

 

STATES

 

Credit Rating of Illinois Cut Again to One Notch Above Junk

 

Florida becomes first state to provide certificates for miscarriages

 

Utah faces backlash over unprecedented drunk driving law

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Tillerson: US still will cut emissions despite Paris pullout (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

Judicial Watch: Newly Released Emails Reveal More Clinton Corruption And Security Failures

 

New Emails Show Clinton Sending More Classified Info to Foundation Employees  (The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch announced Thursday that it obtained more emails revealing instances of Hillary Clinton sending classified information to Clinton Foundation employees through her unsecured private server while she was secretary of state.)

 

U.S. now can ask travelers for FB, Twitter handles

 

Trump officials pressed State Dept staffers for plans to lift Russia sanctions: report

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Pence confident Supreme Court will uphold Trump's travel ban (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

US travel ban goes to Supreme Court

 

Liberals Want Pro-Abortion Justice Anthony Kennedy to Stay So Trump Doesn’t Replace Him

 

Welcome to the club! Neil Gorsuch appears for the first time in the official Supreme Court portrait

 

SYRIA

 

Syria chemical attack was provocation against Assad, says Putin (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad/Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Founder of Islamic State’s ‘Amaq’ News Outlet Killed in US-led Coalition Airstrike

 

In Damascus, a general feeling that the war is winding down

 

On the front line of Iran's shadow war in Syria

 

 

TAIWAN

 

China's Campaign to Shove Taiwan Off the World Stage

 

 

TAXATION

 

Super-rich evade on average nearly third of their due tax

 

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

Watch: Silicon Valley's personal flying vehicles

 

ViaSat-2: Satellite goliath goes into orbit

 

 

TELEVISION

 

Watch: Whoopi, Joy Say You’re Like The Taliban If You Don’t Want to Force Nuns To Pay For Birth Control

 

 

TERRORISM

 

Oscar López Rivera won’t be honored at Puerto Rican Day parade after all  (Former terror leader Oscar López Rivera will not be honored at this year’s Puerto Rican Day parade, after the ex-FALN chieftain decided to turn down the award in the face of a widespread parade boycott.)

 

 

TRADE

 

US Trade Deficit Rises to Highest Level Since January

 

Trump-Phuc rekindle US-Vietnam warming trend

 

 

TRANSGENDER MOVEMENT

 

Left Forum Cancels Lesbian Panel Questioning Trans Advocacy Funding

 

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

 

As Americans take their time paying taxes, government is running out of cash

 

TURKEY

 

Report: Turkey’s Erdogan Slams Trump (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Turkey slams German daily over NATO summit accusations

 

Children from impoverished rural regions succeed in Turkish high school entrance exam again

 

US assures Turkey over arming YPG in ISIL fight

 

Turkey must cut unemployment to single-digits: PM Yıldırım

 

PKK militant preparing for bomb attack killed in clash with police in Turkey’s Malatya

 

Turkish May gold imports highest since August 2008: Borsa Istanbul

 

UNIONS

 

Government Workers Union Spent $20 Million More on Politics than Representing Members

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 loses grip of intraday record after U.S. jobs disappointment

 

UK Police Search Car in Manchester Attack investigation

 

Britain Must Ramp Up Its Fight Against Islamic Extremists

 

Poll shock: Could Theresa May manage to lose the UK election?  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

Police release new images of Manchester killer Salman Abedi as he plotted attack

 

Manchester attack :Mother of youngest victim told of daughter's death

 

Bomber's cousins: 'He did it secretly'

 

PM 'disappointed' at Trump climate move  Manchester attack: Lead children's surgeon 'angry'

 

Sturgeon sidesteps claims indyref2 caused fall in popularity  (Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon)

 

May 'aiming for migration target by 2022'

 

General election: Corbyn vows no deals, no pacts if there is a hung parliament

 

Corbyn pledges to create 1m 'good jobs'

 

Glasgow and Edinburgh in top three greenest UK cities

 

British Airways: Willie Walsh praises bosses after IT meltdown

 

Scotland: Muslim says Manchester jihad massacre was “inevitable consequence of UK policy towards Muslims”

 

London Nanny who shook 10-month-old baby to death jailed for four years

 

West Lothian man turns flat into explosives factory

 

Brexit :Chocolate and drinks shrink since vote – with no price drop

 

The Fight Before the Greatest World War II Battle (In “Churchill,” a filmmaker bravely goes inside the mind of Winston Churchill right before D-Day.)

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

UN chief: Climate action ‘unstoppable,’ nations should stay course

 

UN climate negotiator: Trump has "no idea" how Paris accord works

 

Cities, States and Companies Committed to the Accord (A group of American officials, intellectuals and businesses is negotiating with the UN to accept its emissions reduction plan.)

 

 

UNITED STATES

 

U.S. ranked the 114th  most peaceful nation on earth says annual global ranking

 

Elf on the Shelf box prompts store evacuation

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Venezuela judge shot dead, prosecutor says democracy dying

 

While Media Fixate on Trump's Misspelled Tweets, Venezuela Burn

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Big U.S. companies stay on White House panel despite climate jolt

 

Conway won't say whether Trump believes global warming is a hoax


'Jeopardy!' champion Ken Jennings mocks Barron, Donald Trump Jr. lashes out

 

Trump hasn't declared June as Pride Month

 

White House won't say if Trump believes in climate change

 

White House Waivers May Have Violated Ethics Rules

 

Trump could spur the rise of a new, not-so-liberal world order

 

The clearest evidence yet that Trump is turning the U.S. into a force for bad in the world

 

Bilderberg summit comes to Virginia and the top agenda item is Donald Trump

 

30 Chicago Alderman Sign Letter to Impeach Trump – While City Records 236th  Homicide and Suffers Near Junk Bond Rating

 

John Dean helped bring down Richard Nixon. Now he thinks Donald Trump is even worse

 

Trump is abdicating all the country’s moral power

 

Erickson: Priebus' Ouster as Chief of Staff May Be Imminent  (White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus)

 

Trump is continuing the Obama administration's disturbing trend

 

Trump’s snowflakery is infecting the GOP

 

Trump appoints first lower court judge to the 6th  Circuit Court of Appeals

 

Trump's three favorite words before taking action

 

Kimberly Guilfoyle: Trump called me to discuss Paris climate accord before announcing decision

 

The White House just took a step forward on transparency. Time for some more.

 

A Beltway tradition is ailing. Will we miss the White House briefing if it dies?

 

 

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