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Monday, June 5, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 240 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

There is No Political Cause More Important Than Saving Unborn Babies From Abortion

 

Harrisburg abortion clinic cited over health laws again (Pennsylvania)

 

Scathing gov’t report: Abortion center had no nurse, no anesthesia records, expired drugs

 

Cecile Richards: We’re a Target of “Fake News.” But She Can’t Name a Single Example

 

Texas abortionist uses sister facility in New Mexico for abortions on underage girls

 

Pediatrician Holds Party to Celebrate Planned Parenthood: Abortion is “Essential for Our Children”

 

Planned Parenthood Abortion Businesses Have Repeatedly Broken the Law by Hiding Botched Abortions

 

Harvard Law Journal Concludes Unborn Babies Have Constitutional Rights

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Afghan Peace Conference Marred by Deadly Terrorist Attack

 

Afghan Foreign Minister Calls For Dismissals Of Top Security Chiefs After Kabul Attacks

 

Afghanistan terror threatens to nip Pakistan’s budding economy; ambassador waits for Trump strategy

 

AFRICA

 

Poachers kill freed circus lions in South Africa

 

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU)

 

ACLU to Trump: 'Glad we both agree the ban is a ban'

 

ASIA

 

Bigger Shanghai Cooperation Organization may be game-changer

 

ASSISTED SUICIDE

 

The Reason Why People Kill Themselves in Assisted Suicides is Not What Most People Think

 

Vegas Doctor Vouches for Former Colleague’s Account in Anti-Assisted Suicide Ad

 

Marine Vet and Doctor Fight Assisted Suicide in Nevada

 

AUSTRALIA

 

ASX in sour start as investors whack banks again

 

$A back above US74¢ as US data hurts greenback

 

Brighton siege: Two dead, three police shot, woman held hostage, terror links probed

 

Ramadan in Australia: Muslim murders man, says “This is for ISIS and al-Qaeda,” cops say terrorism “one line of inquiry”

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

GM shaken up by CEO Mary Barra

 

G.M. Wants to Drive Future of Cars That Drive Themselves

 

 AVIATION

 

Airbus Will Cut A380 Output Below One a Month Without New Orders

 

BORDER SECURITY

 

Hunt on for contractors big enough to build Trump's wall

 

CANADA

 

TSX down in broad-based decline, Canadian dollar slightly up

 

#ChrissySentMe: Canadian victim of London attack inspires new charity and acts of kindness

 

Toronto home prices dip 7% in May, is it a return to normal?

 

Stunning photo shows a Canadian man casually mowing his lawn as tornado looms

 

Experts dig up Covenanter tank in English vineyard, a rare piece of Canada’s D-Day history

 

Trudeau talks sex appeal, politics on ‘Live with Kelly and Ryan’ in Niagara Falls  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Calgary senior says ‘ludicrous’ 42-per-cent property tax hike could drive him from his home

 

Growing gap in fundraising between affluent and needy schools: data

 

Outlaws Motorcycle club flexing its muscles and opening new club house in London, Ontario

 

A grassroots group is planning to launch a legal challenge against Catholic school funding in Ontario

 

How Canada unwittingly helped to build a Nazi Jurassic Park

 

Trudeau touts Canada-U.S. relationship on talk show

 

Canadian activist wins interim decision allowing challenge to Cleveland Indian name to proceed

 

Three Toronto police officers sexually assaulted parking officer on ‘rookie buy night,’ crown tells court

 

 Ontario unveils employment strategy for people with disabilities

 

The NDP-Green alliance seems not to care about any Canadians living east of the Rockies

 

 

CAPITOL HILL

 

Of course Washington is plagued by leaks. That’s a good thing.

 

D.C. neighborhood’s parking crisis deepens after the Obamas and Ivanka Trump move in

 

 

CENSUS BUREAU

 

GOP senator voices concerns about pro-Dem firm working 2020 Census

 

 

CENTRAL AMERICA

 

 Ex-gov of Mexican coastal state arrested at Panama airport

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Why America won’t save the Christians

 

COMEDY

Kathy Griffin: 'Trump Trying to Ruin My Life Forever'  (So now She’s  the victim.)

 

What Was Bill Maher’s Big Mistake?

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Beijing lashes out at US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis

 

Chinese government hits back at spying claims in Australia

 

China rejects 'irresponsible' US remarks on S China Sea

 

What Do China's Military Strategists Think of the Battle of Midway?

 

China automakers rally, leave Japan counterparts in the dust

 

 Silk Road hub or tax haven? China's new border trade zone may be less than it seems

 

On Climate, China Should Think Small

 

US raises human rights with China on Tiananmen Square anniversary

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

N. Korea slams 'mean' targeted UN sanctions

 

CONGRESS

 

Hunt: Obamacare Repeal Sinks Into Tedious Talking Points

 

Time Dwindling for Major Successes on GOP Legislative Agenda

 

CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE (CBO)

 

The Congressional Budget Office needs to open its books

 

COURTS

 

Terror Has Hit London Again. Why US Courts Should Let Government Do Its Job.

 

What to Expect as Bill Cosby’s Sex Assault Trial Begins

 

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Dallas police building evacuated over package

 

Two murdered in the name of free speech: can Donald Trump be blamed?

 

Orlando shooting: 5 people dead after 'disgruntled' ex-employee opens fire, police say

 

Fired employee kills 5, then himself at Orlando business

 

5 people reported dead in Orlando workplace shooting

 

Orlando shooting leaves multiple people dead, officials say

 

Portland pro-Trump, anti-Trump demonstrations converge, sparking violence

 

Portland Police Confiscate DYNAMITE, Brass Knuckles, Knives and Sticks from Leftists at Violent Antifa Protest

 

What's in a name? Donald Trump becomes one of the most common code words used for buying meth

 

Central Park Zoo ‘bird man’ sparks standoff with police

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Seth Rich Murder Update: Owner of Bar Where Rich Spent Last Night Reportedly Visited White House 4 Days Before Murder

 

The big chill: 125 Congress members silent on Seth Rich murder

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Longtime Villaraigosa ally Jose Huizar backs his rival John Chiang for California governor

 

Bill de Blasio is a climate change hypocrite   (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

How will de Blasio pay his huge legal bills?

 

Dems want Hillary Clinton to leave spotlight

 

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Rice Says There's No Evidence Travel Ban Would Make U.S. Safer  (Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice)

 

Homeland: No U.S. terror threats after London

 

Homeland Security has no archive for Pence panel on illegal immigrants who vote (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Special counsel's Russia probe includes criminal investigation involving Paul Manafort

 

 

ECONOMY

 

U.S. stocks close marginally lower as investors turn cautious

 

U.S. Stocks Slip From Records as Oil, Dollar Slump: Markets Wrap

 

Wall Street dips with Apple; energy, banks tick up

 

Gold ends at multiweek high after back-to-back advance

 

Another German grocer takes aim at the U.S.

 

U.S. services, factory data point to moderate economic growth

 

Dollar dented by jobs miss, London attacks hurt sterling; stocks subdued

 

Australian Bonds Jump as Yen and Gold Hold Gains: Markets Wrap

 

As China Eyes Trade Growth, Europe Moves to Calm Wary Industries

 

U.S. dollar rises against euro, weakens against pound

 

Treasury yields try to rebound from November lows

 

EDUCATION

 

Exclusive: LA Public School Teacher: 'Whiteness Is Not The Default...Blackness Is The Default...Brownness Is The Default'

 

These students got into Harvard — till their acceptance letters were revoked

 

What I Saw at Evergreen State College

 

Evergreen Regroups Amid Discord  (College calls off classes today after another threat. As diversity debate continues, board pledges support for free speech. Faculty members circulate letter questioning actions of colleague.)

 

Resistance Is Futile: Taxpayer-Funded University Mulls Requiring Gender Studies For All Students

 

The Campus Speech Police Come to Fresno State

 

Humanities Majors Drop (Declines in bachelor’s degrees awarded are particularly notable for English and history, but trends at community colleges may cheer advocates for the liberal arts.)

 

Prof rips Fox News for airing her anti-Trump speech

 

A Course Too Hot to Handle? (Academics at UNC want to know what was wrong with plans for a class dealing with athletics scandals, including one at Chapel Hill.)

 

U.S. schools 'bowing' to Islam during Ramadan

 

Missouri's Money Problem  (As cuts pile up, new University of Missouri System president seeks to set the stage for a new direction.)

 

"Gentlemen's club" teaches life lessons to elementary students

 

At Different Paces (Colleges are starting to accommodate transgender students, but some are doing it better than others.)

 

EGYPT

 

In Sinai, a local tribe fights to push back the Islamic State

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Putin calls U.S. election-meddling charge a ‘load of nonsense’ in Megyn Kelly interview (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Putin gives new election-hacking theory during Megyn Kelly’s NBC debut

 

Susan ‘Benghazi’ Rice: Putin ‘is Lying’ by Denying Russian Interference in 2016 Election (Video) (Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice/ Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

ELECTION 2018

 

California's 2018 governor's race is going to be big. Find out who's in and what's next

 

ENERGY

 

Oil prices finish lower after Middle East countries cut Qatar ties

 

Energy Prices

 

After Trump's Paris exit, what about nuclear?

 

ENVIRONMENT

 

As Environmental Catastrophe Looms, Is it Ethical to Have Children?

 

EURASIA

 

Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkey Launch Military Drills Near Tbilisi

 

EUROPE

 

Blockaders Threaten New Battle In Ukraine’s East

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks close slightly lower, led by shares of Banco Popular Español

 

More than 1,500 injured in panic after soccer game in Italy

 

On Ireland’s Border: ‘That Sad Old Game’ (Thanks to “Brexit,” Borderlanders have to adapt, yet again, to what distant powers decide for them.)

 

Sweden: Muslim driving instructor says: “If it wasn’t Ramadan, I would have F**CKED THE SH*T out of you”

 

Malta election: PM Joseph Muscat wins snap poll

 

Ireland Police question two men after 6kg of Semtex discovered in Dublin

 

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA)

 

Trump: Privatizing Air Traffic Control System Will Make Flights 'Quicker, Safer, and More Reliable'

 

 

FOREIGN POLICY

 

Trump’s diplomacy of narcissism only makes him look weak

 

After 75 years of progress, was last week a hinge in history?

 

 

FRANCE

 

French candidates aim to ride Macron wave to parliament  (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

Why Macron Is Trolling Trump  

 

France Macron’s fresh faces introduce themselves to France’s voters

 

GERMANY

 

Turkey maintains ban on German visits to Incirlik airbase: minister

 

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Paris climate accord: Nearly 6 in 10 Americans oppose Donald Trump pull out

 

Gore Dodges Fact-Check on His 2006 Prediction: Earth at ‘Point of No Return Within 10 Years’

 

The truth behind venture socialist Elon Musk & the Paris deal

 

Trump’s Paris Agreement Decision Shows He’s Not Afraid of Defying Global Elites

 

Scott Adams Explains His Pivot To Climate Change: ‘The Argument Is Absurd On Both Sides’

 

Climate Change does not Cause Asthma

 

The Global Warming Story Explained in Three Charts

 

FOX Host Calls Out Al Gore on Failed ‘Global Warming’ Junk Science Predictions and Fear-Mongering (Video)

 

Sorry, Global Warming Hasn’t Caused a Health Crisis

 

Climate change hypocrites

 

Sophisticated Man Is Stupid

 

Gore: Trump reckless on climate change

 

Al Gore warns that Trump is ignoring weather apocalypse

 

Al Gore Warns Trump Climate Decision Could Lead to End of World

 

Trump ignores the messy reality of global warming — and makes it all about him

 

Trump promises a better climate deal. Kerry: ‘That’s like O.J. Simpson saying he’s going to ... find the real killer.’  (Former US Secretary of State John Kerry )

 

 

GOOGLE

 

Google celebrates Ramadan by promoting oppressive dress code for women

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Obamacare Insurer Participation Declines 24 Percent in 2017

 

 States scramble to prevent ObamaCare exodus

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Woman dies while having cosmetic surgery in Florida

 

Single-Payer Party? Democrats Shift Left on Health Care

 

 

HOMOSEXUALITY

 

Gay Pride parades are turning into anti-Trump resistance marches

 

HONG KONG

 

Hong Kong marks 28 years since Tiananmen crackdown

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Lawmakers demand more information and privacy protections before reauthorizing FISA snooping powers

 

Man who challenged Paul Ryan: 'We're defenders of this generation' (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

Iowa GOP rep doubts female candidate received death threats  (US Representative of Iowa Steve King (R)

 

IMMIGRATION

 

We Hear You: Illegal Immigration and MS-13 Make a Lethal Combination

 

A Baltimore case shows Trump’s deportation crackdown can lead to lawlessness

 

INDIA

 

Isro launches India's heaviest rocket successfully

 

GSLV Mk III will help reduce dependence on foreign launchers

 

Terrorists intended a prolonged siege in J&K: Rajnath

 

North Indian cities fare poorly on sanitation, blame it on shortage of staff

 

Five Pakistani nationals detained in Rajasthan

 

India-US ties progressing, engaged with Trump govt on H-1B visa issue: Swaraj

 

India's military mules: No road too treacherous

 

China defends PLA choppers entering Indian airspace

 

Environment protection: World is looking towards India, says PM

 

India rejects Donald Trump's charge, says signed Paris deal not under duress

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

 

Trump to announce plan to privatize air traffic control: reports

 

INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY

 

Susan Rice Says Subpoenaed Documents Will Show She Was Doing Her Job  (Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice)

 

IRAN

 

Iran offers to export food to Qatar by sea as residents rush to stock supplies

 

Iran official blames Trump visit for Qatar rift

 

Iran Developing Advanced Nuclear Capabilities, Reducing Time to Weapon

 

 

IRAQ

 

Iraqi Forces Bogged Down Against IS in Old Mosul

 

Keeping ISIS On the Retreat in Iraq Will Depend on Health Care

 

Pro-government forces retake key town of Baaj from Isis

 

ISLAM

 

Anti-Shariah rallies planned for 28 U.S. cities June 10

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Monday, June 5, 2017)

 

Palestinian Prisoners Say Demands Met; Israel Disagrees

 

Liberman hails Qatar schism as opportunity for Israel  (Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman)

 

Released terrorist returns to Israel - and to jail

 

Hamas commander involved in kidnap of Israeli teens expelled from Qatar

 

Desiring 70 virgins made youth seek Martyrdom-death  (The official “Palestinian” Authority daily has reported that a 23-year-old “Palestinian” man wished to die as a Martyr because he would then marry the 70 Virgins of Paradise.)

 

Defense, prosecution mediation fails in Hebron shooter case

 

'Netanyahu's investigation will not last long'  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

In surprise drill, IDF tests reaction to Hezbollah attack (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Ex-Hamas Head Meshal on Trump's Mideast Peace Initiative

 

Hamas lawmakers say they got salaries after fearing cutoff

 

'Israel has dealt with stabbings like the London attack'

 

Jewish nurse breastfeeds injured Palestinian baby

 

IPS meets with strike leaders, as female prisoners denounce detention conditions

 

With $1b Africa deal, Israel’s solar power exports eclipse local usage

 

62% of Israeli Jews Believe There’s ‘No Occupation’ in Judea, Samaria

 

Wesal is a Gaza matchmaking website that matches widows to men looking for a second (or third) wife

 

Israel and Senegal mend fences after UN resolution spat

 

Tears at the Western Wall, tanks in the Old City: New images of Jerusalem liberation

 

On 50th  anniversary of Naksa, Palestinians, rights groups denounce Israeli occupation

 

UN chief denounces '50 years of Israeli occupation' on Six Day War anniversary

 

Anti-Settlements Israeli Singer Complains: BDS Boycotting Me

 

Prosecution, defense fail to reach plea bargain in Elor Azarya case 

 

Israel and New Zealand likely to renew ties

 

Security Forces Arrest 8, Seize Weapons in Judea and Samaria Overnight Raids

 

The unwanted ‘bride’: Can the 1967 war offer opportunity for peace?

 

Hamas-Linked Al-Shabab Al-Aqsa Terrorists Indicted on Temple Mount Attack Plot

 

With an army of 27,000, Hamas terror chief Deif readies for war

 

Palestinian Authority, Fatah Lead Campaign Of Solidarity With And Glorification Of Hunger-Striking Palestinian Prisoners, Including Murderers Of Israeli Civilians After Oslo Accords

 

Israel extends expanded Gaza fishing zone for two more weeks

 

Netanyahu to West African States: ‘I Believe in Africa’

 

'Int'l community antisemitic for ignoring Israelis in Hamas captivity'

 

Trump left the door open for a Jerusalem embassy

 

Israeli power

 

Hamas Leader Heads to Egypt for Rare Talks

 

Opening of 1967 Israeli archives disturbs old Arab wounds

 

Fifty years after the Six-Day War (Israel’s military triumph over three enemy states in June 1967 is the most outstandingly successful war of all recorded history. The Six-Day War was also deeply consequential for the Middle East, establishing the permanence of the Jewish state, dealing a deathblow to Pan-Arab nationalism, and (ironically) worsening Israel’s place in the world because of its occupation of Judea and Samaria (West Bank) and Jerusalem.)

 

How occupation has damaged Israel’s democracy

 

JAPAN

 

Japan holds evacuation drills as N.Korea missile fears grow

 

Data suggest Japan’s economy is back in the groove

 

LEBANON

 

The Attack on Wonder Woman  (Lebanon bans “The Israeli Soldier Film.”)

 

LIBERALISM

 

The Left Is More Interested In Fighting Trump Than In Fighting Islamism

 

LOBBYISTS

 

Tesla Inc. Spent $565K Lobbying for Fed Subsidies Musk Says He Doesn’t Need 

 

MALAYSIA

 

Cybersleuths Say Convoy Movements Show Link To MH17 Plane Crash  (A team of open-source researchers investigating the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has published reports linking the movements of Russian military equipment to the plane’s downing.)

 

Malaysia Airlines close to deal for more widebody Airbus planes

 

Malaysia Government offers cash prizes for best 'gay prevention' videos

 

MEDIA 

 

Flashback: CNN's Reza Aslan 'Wished' A Republican Congressman Would Get 'Raped'

 

NBC Refused to Share Trump’s 'Unconfirmed' London Tweet...Then Backtracked

 

MSNBC Host: So, Is Trump Trying To Provoke Another Terrorist Attack For Political Gain?

 

CNN hosts makes 'racist' comment to 12-year-old Spelling Bee Champion

 

Brain-eating CNN host calls Trump 'piece of sh--'

 

CNN host apologizes for calling Trump 'a piece of s--t' after London attack

 

MEDITERRANEAN

 

Migration Mediterranean death rate doubles as number of crossings falls

 

MEXICO

 

Coke, Cargill enter fray as sugar dispute threatens Mexico trade

 

Mexico State Election Set to Go Down to Wire, Exit Poll Show

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Can Saudi Arabia’s Young Prince Wean the Welfare State?

 

What is the goal of the Arab countries struggle against Qatar?

 

Analysis: In new Gulf war, wealthy Qatar forced to pay for its policies

 

6 Countries, Including Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE Cut Diplomatic Ties With Qatar

 

UAE announces it is cutting all diplomatic ties with Qatar

 

Saudi Arabia severs all ties with Qatar, closes off borders

 

Egypt joins several GCC countries in severing ties with Qatar

 

Reasons why Saudi, UAE, Bahrain, Yemen and Egypt severed ties with Qatar

 

Counting Qatar’s economic losses following snapping of diplomatic ties

 

Saudi, Egypt Lead Arab States Cutting Qatar Ties, Iran Blames Trump

 

 5 nations cut ties with Qatar

 

Bahrain, KSA, Egypt and UAE cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

 

Four Arab states sever ties with Qatar over ‘terrorism’

 

Qatar stock market tumbles on diplomatic rift with Saudi Arabia, GCC states

 

US official downplays effect of Gulf rift on extremist fight

 

No smoking gun in hacked emails of UAE envoy in Washington

 

Qatar under Arab boycott for scheming with Iran

 

Saudia Airlines suspends all Qatar-bound flights

 

The Saudi rebuke of Islamic ‘extremism’

 

MILITARY

 

 China Won’t Hand the U.S. Navy Victory Like Japan Did

 

Major U.S. military ops based in Gulf nations in throes of deep diplo rift

 

US defense chief takes new hard aim at China

 

Commentary: Why are we still in Afghanistan?

 

Trump's Military-First Posture May Cost the World Its Denuclearization Dreams

 

Afghanistan Has Been America’s Longest War. Here’s What Success Will Look Like.

 

Honoring a general and a president (As June 6 — the 73rd anniversary of D-Day — approaches, our nation gratefully remembers General Dwight D Eisenhower, our 34th President and the heroic military leader who brought World War II to an end, starting with the D-Day Invasion in Normandy, France on June 6, 1944.)

 

What Obama Faced on Afghan Surge Now Vexes Trump

 

Navy SEAL honored with underwater memorial

 

U.S. military caught between LGBT and 'breaking things'

 

US defense leaders offer Asia reassurances in age of Trump

 

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

 

Scientist’s dispute with NIH leaves wealth of medical research in limbo

 

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

Defying Russia, Montenegro Finally Joins NATO

 

 Trump national security team blindsided by NATO speech

 

NATO chief Stoltenberg on impact of Trump pressure: "Actions speak louder than words"

 

NUTRITION

 

No food or drink will turn you into a calorie-burning machine. But these can help

 

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistani rethink on Islamic pact points to growing schism

 

High temp in Punjab,KPK

 

 Sahiwal power plant to make 9 billion kWh of electricity per year

 

Prices of fruits and their sales declined by 40 percent due to boycott

 

Five Indian soldiers killed during cross-border firing at LOC

 

 

PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

 

EpiPen Price Caused Much Outrage, but Firm Hasn’t Budged

 

 

PHILIPPINES

 

Ramadan video from the Philippines: Muslims smash church statues, set fire to church

 

 ISIS Video Shows Fighters Destroying Christian Symbols, Burning Church in Marawi, Philippines

 

 

RUSSIA

 

Drunk Man Shoots Nine Victims During a Party in Russia

 

Russian Court Convicts Ukrainian Library Chief Of Inciting Hatred

 

The Wars of the Future: Russian Defense Ministry's New Modernization Plan

 

Chechen Man Who Claimed Torture Said Detained In Russia

 

Russian top diplomat calls on Qatar, Gulf states to solve issues through dialogue

 

Russia says North Korea's nukes are a 'direct threat'

 

Putin Says He’s Not Aware of Kushner’s Russia Channel Proposal  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

How Hillary’s sore-loserism helps Vladimir Putin

 

Russia actively stoking discord in Macedonia since 2008, intel files say

 

Putin on Flynn: ‘I didn’t even really talk to him’

 

Russian Lawmakers: The U.S. Is Waging A 'Dirty' Media War To Influence Russia's Political Process

 

SAME-SEX UNIONS

 

Gay ‘marriage’ receives highest approval rating ever in Gallup poll

 

 

SENATE

 

Schumer blasts ‘Trump tolls’ as president spotlights infrastructure plans (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)

 

Senator on the one question he wants ex-FBI chief to answer  (US Senator of West Virginia Joe Manchin III (D)

 

The GOP's risky premium pledge

 

Fleecing the government? Senator targets alpacas as tax dodge

 

Senate Republicans fear ‘train wreck’ in September

 

Texas GOP Sen. Cornyn: ObamaCare will ‘absolutely’ be repealed by the end of July (Senate Majority Whip US Senator of Texas John Cornyn (R)

 

Bernie Sanders Made Nearly A Million On His Book, Financial Disclosures Show  (US Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders (I-Socialist)

 

Opponent Ties Democrat Joe Manchin to Growing Mylan Pharmaceutical Scandal    (US Senator of West Virginia Joe Manchin III (D)

 

Senate Committee Launches First New Clinton Corruption Investigation

 

Five things lawmakers want to know from Comey (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

Warner: 'Unthinkable' if Trump pressured Comey  (US Senator of Virginia Mark Warner (D)/ Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

Lindsey Graham: ‘I’ve Been Told by People in the Intelligence Community I Was Possibly Unmasked’ (Video) (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)

 

US Senators preview plans for Comey hearing as suspense builds

 

Republicans question Trump’s latest push for a travel ban

 

Schumer hits Trump over budget cuts following London attack  (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)

 

Sen. Susan Collins supports Indiana-modeled Medicaid expansion for Maine: Report

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Kellyanne Conway's husband swipes at Trump on Twitter

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

S. Korean Official Suspended Over US Missile Defense Report

 

South Korea launches $10 billion package to boost jobs, welfare

 

1 in 4 Male Workers Experienced Sexual Harassment

 

New Cases of Avian Influenza Detected

 

Foreign teachers entitled to severance pay: court

 

Seoul to revive trade bureau, create ministry for small firms

 

US school to dedicate statue in memory of murdered Korean adoptee [Video]

 

Nationwide transportation ban imposed to fight raging bird flu

 

Korea to use drones to monitor inmates

 

Korea looks to cloud seeding in war on fine dust

 

S. Korea outlines W11.2 trillion extra budget plan to create jobs

 

N. Korea rejects S. Korean aid provider's inter-Korean exchanges, citing sanctions

 

PM vows to cut fine dust emissions by 30%

 

SPAIN

 

Ramadan video from Spain: Muslim screaming “Allahu akbar” storms wedding, tries to assault priest

 

SPORTS

 

Hank Williams Jr. to return to 'Monday Night Football'

 

Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to coach in Game

 

NBA legend arrested for DUI

 

Penguins star appears to threaten fan with stick

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

Famed Florida highway shut by huge marina fire

 

In New Hampshire’s Poorest County, One Opioid Addict Helps Another Choose Life Over Death

 

Gov. Brown's first stops in China are in cities that look a lot like California. Here's why  (Governor of California Jerry Brown (D)

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Tillerson: Dispute between Gulf states and Qatar won't affect counterterrorism  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

Tillerson tells China to 'step up' on North Korea

 

Trump Critic Is Essentially Running American Foreign Policy

 

Tillerson: Trump's Not 'Walking Away' From Addressing Climate Issues

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Supreme Court to rule on cellphone location privacy

 

TAIWAN

 

 Navy wants more advanced systems

 

University students demonstrate against tuition fee increases

 

Agricultural losses from torrential rain reach almost NT$70 million and growing

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

Ariane 5 launches its heaviest telecom payload

 

TRADE

 

America May Have Ditched TPP, But It Hasn't Ditched Asia

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey offers to help resolve Gulf-Qatar row: minister

 

Turkey’s Erdoğan in phone diplomacy for resolution of Qatar crisis: Deputy PM Kurtulmuş (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Turkey urges dialogue to Gulf countries to resolve crisis

 

Gülen was planning to come to Turkey and lead the coup himself: Report

 

World Bank raises Turkey’s economic growth forecast

 

Turkey insists Germany should extradite suspected Gülenists

 

Carmakers drive Turkey’s top 10 industrialists’ list

 

Turkey’s annual inflation eases to 11.7 percent in May, edging back from 8-year high

 

173 women killed in Turkey in first five months of 2017: Report

 

Media reports labelling Turkish hunger strikers ‘terrorists’ part of freedom of expression: Prosecutor’s office

 

35 soldiers on active duty detained over Gülen links in Ankara-based operation

 

48 PKK militants ‘neutralized’ last week as Turkish military continues airstrikes

 

UNIONS

 

City slapped down in bid to force unionization

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 ends lower, as pound gains after poll shows Tory lead

 

Jihadi next door: London terrorist appeared on TV doc

 

What we know about the London attack so far: 2 attackers ID'd

 

Clichés and Platitudes (The default response to terrorist atrocities remains unchanged.)

 

The Left's Unilateral Suicide Pact

 

Will the London Terror Attack Propel the Disastrous Jeremy Corbyn to Power?

 

Will Britain Ban The Burqa After Repeated Terror Attacks?

 

‘Security Not a Priority’: British Pundit Unloads on Jihad-Compliant UK

 

London Terrorist Attack: Is Jihadism Rising in the West? Why?

 

Man calmly clutching beer becomes 'King of England'

 

Security barriers erected on London bridges after deadly attacks

 

ISIS rock star Choudary extends Islamist influence – even from behind bars

 

Major Israel gala postponed amid London security fears

 

“My Unborn Baby Saved My Life:” Pregnancy Helps Identify Mom’s Cancerous Tumor

 

After London Bridge, The World Is Sick Of Politicians Downplaying Terrorism

 

Why CNN’s Denial That They Staged a Muslim Anti-Terror Protest is BS

 

London Bridge attack: 11 detained after raids, attackers to be named

 

England’s Islamic Domino Effect

 

Labour’s Late Surge May Be an Illusion

 

The UK and Jihad

 

Great Britain’s Theresa May Could Lose Election To Hubris and Labor’s Jeremy Corbyn  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

Enough is Enough: London Bridge and the Fight against Terrorism

 

Wow! Londoners Chant “Donald Trump, We Love You!” After Latest Terrorist Attack (Video) 

 

Run, Hide and Deny in London

 

Another British terrorist attack puts Theresa May’s snap election rout in further jeopardy (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

Theresa May’s New Approach: More of the Same

 

UK cops were warned two years ago about London jihad suspect

 

London attack spawns political controversy as party leaders lash out at each other

 

May Spars With Corbyn on Terrorism as U.K. Election Nears Climax

 

Britain shows its stiff upper lip with a simple message — and a photo of a man holding a pint amid the chaos

 

Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland will be independent by 2025  (Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon)

 

Revealed: Killer jihadi, 27, 'radicalized by YouTube' was known to British police and was filmed arguing with cops after unfurling ISIS flag in a park one year before London Bridge terror attack

 

London Cops Adjust to New Terror Reality With Guns, Helicopters

 

Theresa May says 'enough is enough' in wake of London Bridge terror attack as she confirms General Election will go ahead

 

London terror attack: British officials eye burka bans and stripping citizenship

 

Terrorist said ‘this is for Islam’ before stabbing my son, mother says

 

Another London terror attack: Britain's stoic capital presses on

 

Body of Manchester bomb victim Eilidh MacLeod returns home

 

Police uncover YouTube link to London terror attack 

 

I saw three jihadis shot dead - bang, bang, bang: Dramatic pictures taken by eyewitness who was just yards away show moment eight police cut down terrorists in a hail of 50 bullets 

 

London terror attacks: What we know so far

 

'They shouted 'this is for Allah', as they stabbed indiscriminately' - How the London terror attack unfolded

 

US Ambassador breaks ranks with Trump to PRAISE Mayor Sadiq Khan after the president criticized the London mayor for his response to capital's terror attack

 

Heroes emerge from horror of London terror attack

 

Corbyn criticises Tories in terror speech

 

Rookie London cop who was stabbed while trying to take on all three terrorists with just his baton is hailed a hero

 

London terror attacks: Victims' stories emerge

 

UK manufacturing sees 'buoyant' demand

 

ISIS claims London terror attacks that killed 7; police arrest 12 in raids

 

Greens and UKIP grilled on terror policy

 

Theresa May says the internet must be regulated to stop terrorism

 

12 arrested after London attack

 

Terror stalking UK kills 34 people in 3 months

 

London terror: Make no mistake, police scored a victory in latest attack

 

Is London Pride Enough?

 

First victim of London attacks named as Chrissy Archibald - a 'beautiful and loving' bride-to-be

 

Angry London Muslim Mayor  Lashes Out after Latest Islamist Attack… At Donald Trump

 

Trump blasts London mayor, PC after attacks

 

Another Terrorist Attack, and More Agony, in Britain

 

MSNBC Host Questions if Unarmed London Police Overreacted With Too Much Force (Video)

 

Police race to establish if London Bridge attackers were part of network

 

London attack: Mystery that Britain is recent target

 

British politician says suspected terrorists should be put in camps

 

Shock Video: CNN Creates #FakeNews in London Following Terror Attacks, Stages Anti-ISIS Muslim Protesters

 

London man promises to return to bar at scene of terror attack

 

Met Police praised for stopping London Bridge attack in minutes

 

A Defiant Note in Ariana Grande’s Manchester Concert

 

London Citizens Had to Throw Chairs at Terrorists Because Unarmed Police Ran Away

 

Uber slammed for ‘surge pricing’ after London terror attack

 

Hero journalist who tweeted 'it isn't happening on my watch' before using his martial arts skills to tackle London Bridge terrorists now CANNOT SPEAK after being stabbed in the neck 

 

'Enough is enough' May responds with promise of new anti-terror laws

 

London jihadi was 'euphoric' hours before murdering seven as he asked a neighbor about hiring a truck: Father of two, who hid his hated of Western values behind 'nice guy' mask, tried to 'radicalize children'

 

Little girl injured in Manchester bombing attends benefit concert

 

Answering the London Bridge attack

 

London mayor: I have more important things to do than respond to Trump's 'ill-informed tweet'

 

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Haley says she would never have used Russian embassy to call Kremlin (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)

 

Nikki Haley: 'We don't need India, and France, and China' telling US what to do on climate change

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Exclusive: Trump administration concerned about U.S. firms giving financial 'lifeline' to Venezuela

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump rips DOJ for 'watered down' travel ban, seeks swift court hearing

 

Trump: Executive Order Is a ‘Travel Ban’

 

Voters Not Convinced World Leaders Should Have Trump’s Cell Number

 

Trump renews war of words with London mayor

 

How Reince Priebus hangs on  (White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus)

 

Trump to meet with GOP leaders Tuesday

 

Conway slams media for 'obsession' with Trump's tweets

 

Trump blames Democrats for slow confirmation process

 

A Major Moment of Presidential Statesmanship

 

Trump approval rating hits a new low in daily poll

 

Trump is finding it easier to tear down old policies than to build his own


Cillizza: Trump's London tweets prove he's not presidential

 

Trump-Russia probe: 'There is no smoking gun yet, but lots of smoke'

 

What Is The Real Meaning of Trump's Presidency?

 

Trump praises Saudi Arabia and claims he put Nato nations in place

 

The faces of Trump’s retreat from human rights

 

Peyton Manning seen at White House  

 

WORKPLACE

 

What millennials really want in the workplace

 

WORLD BANK

 

World Bank predicts modest economic growth in 2017

 

 

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