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Thursday, June 8, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 240 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Ohio Legislature Considers Bill to Ban All Abortions After an Unborn Baby’s Heartbeat Begins

 

Missouri Governor Calls for Special Legislative Session for Pro-Life Measures

 

Abortion Activist Must Pay Damages to Pro-Life Doctor Who He Subjected to Harassment Campaign Online

 

Olympic gold medalist had an abortion: It ‘broke me’

 

Olympic Track Star: “I Don’t Know Another Female Track Athlete Who Hasn’t Had an Abortion”

 

South Carolina Lt. Gov. Will Block State Budget if It Funds Planned Parenthood

 

The All-Too-Common Regret Of Abortion

 

Delaware protects abortion rights, efforts stall elsewhere

 

Delaware Passes Bill Keeping Abortion Legal if Roe v.Wade is Overturned

 

Planned Parenthood wouldn’t let him stop his fiance’s abortion. And then he saw the ambulance

 

Abortion Clinic Closes That Was Cited by State for 44 Pages of Heath Code Violations

 

Missouri Governor Calls Special Session on Abortion

 

Missouri Gov Calls Special Session to Stop St. Louis From Becoming a “Sanctuary City” for Abortion

 

Brownback signs abortion measure that sets font, info requirements (Kansas)

 

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback Signs Pro-Life Bill That Will Save Babies From Abortion

 

Texas Just Passed One Of The Strictest Abortion Laws In The Country

 

She Was an Abortion Clinic Staffer Who Joked About “Pieces of Children” But Quit When This Happened

 

Medication Abortion

 

Abortion Almost Destroyed Her Until She Found Forgiveness in Christ: “It’s a Scarlet Letter I Never Thought I’d Wear”

 

Texas bans mutilating babies in abortion, selling their body parts

 

Abortionist Describes Seeing Body Parts of Aborted Babies: “I See a Head, Body and Limbs”

 

Abortionist Says: “I’ve Fallen in Love With the Work I Do”

 

“Mom” Star Allison Janney Give Planned Parenthood Abortion Business a $250,000 Check

 

Health Department Shuts Down Abortion Clinic After Finding Even More Health Violations  (Pennsylvania)

 

Buzzfeed Web Site Celebrates Abortion, Calls Abortion “an Amazing Thing”

 

Pro-Life Group Endorses Ed Gillespie in Virginia Gubernatorial Republican Primary

 

Abortions of disabled babies reach all-time high in Scotland

 

Canadian foreign minister: Defending abortion, LGBT is ‘at the core of our foreign policy’

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Taliban territory: Life in Afghanistan under the militants

 

Afghanistan: Bullets And Burqas

 

Why the US Must Stay the Course in Afghanistan

 

AFRICA

 

'Unprecedented' bush fires in South Africa leave 9 dead

 

ASIA

 

New age war on terror for Southeast Asia

 

ASSISTED SUICIDE

 

One Year of Legalized Assisted Suicide in California, Countless Unanswered Questions

 

NV Assisted Suicide Bill Dead in Committee

 

Insurer won’t cover treatment, then asks doctor, ‘Would you consider assisted suicide?’

 
AUSTRALIA

 

ASX snaps losing streak as CSL soars

 

Aussie dollar creeps higher

 

CME Group says slowing China, high debt pose risks for the Australian dollar

 

Watch: Australian Conservative Attacked By Leftist Thugs. He Beats The Hell Out Of Them.

 

Muslims Demand Taxpayer-Funded “Safe Spaces” Where They Can Express Their Rage

 

Australia: Psychiatrist says terrorists are more devout than other Muslims, are following the Qur’an

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

 Automakers diverge on how fast to deploy automatic braking 

 

CANADA

 

TSX sees small gains as Valeant announces sale of iNova Pharmaceuticals

 

Ottawa lays out $62-billion in new military spending

 

Scam artist faked sickness – twice – to avoid bills: Cops

 

Ontario's education system is unequal and antiquated, but a lawsuit won't fix the problem

 

Parents to Lose Children to Government Gender Zealots

 

Canada’s premiers try to sidestep Comey circus and focus on NAFTA during meeting in Washington

 

New legislation ensures workers can take at least 10 sick days a year without a doctor’s note

 

Inside the vault that holds the secrets of Canada’s oldest bank

 

Muslim Woman Who Screamed “Allahu Akbar!” During Knife Attack – Pledges Allegiance to ISIS

 

Nurse not guilty of manslaughter after taking woman off life support

 

Coming deal on national child care will compel provinces to expand services

 

Debt, sizzling housing market leave Canada vulnerable: Poloz

 

Attacks on Muslims in Oshawa probed as possible hate crimes

 

No security review for Chinese takeover of high-tech Canadian firm

 

Canadians can't be expected to understand the government if their own party leaders don't

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Deaf Christian singer brings the house down on ‘America’s Got Talent’

 

Town stands up to atheist bullies, refuses to remove cross

 

CIVIL WAR

 

We’re Not in a Civil War, but We Are Drifting Toward Divorce

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China counsels ‘countries concerned’ to remain calm as N. Korean missile crisis intensifies

 

China rolls out export trainer/fighter aircraft

 

China slams Pentagon report on overseas military bases

 

Imports take off on renewed demand for hi-tech gadgets

 

Weak dollar, tight capital controls push reserves up by US$24 billion

 

Calif. governor looks to China for investment in renewable energy

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

China, Russia Keep Trading with N.Korea

 

NK launch showcases defensive capabilities

 

North Korea fires land-to-ship missiles in precision strike tests

 

North Korea blasts Trump for Paris accord withdrawal

 

North Korea test-fires missiles, South says

 

CONGRESS

 

Washington freeloaders threatened by balanced-budget amendment

 

Republicans bet political fortunes on tax reform, with little evidence that it's wanted

 

 

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU

 

Why GOP assault on Consumer Bureau may succeed

 

 

COURTS

 

New York man convicted of killing girlfriend and her daughter for ‘performing voodoo’

 

Death of man allegedly beaten by deputy's husband ruled homicide

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

4 dead in murder-suicide in Pennsylvania supermarket

 

Report: Urban Murder Rate Up for Second Year in a Row

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

1st  responders: Seth Rich was 'critical' in our ambulance

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Hillary's House Help Were Unpaid Black Prisoners

 

Hunger-Striking Texas Democrat Arrested on Drunk Driving Charge

 

Major media figure: Hillary 'falling apart before our very eyes'

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

 

Wilbur Ross sees 'genuine' national security concern on steel   (Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross)

 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

 

Perry promotes US-China clean energy cooperation  (Energy Secretary Rick Perry)

 

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Poll: Working-Class Americans Back Trump Travel Ban

 

Homeland Security: US Might Expand Laptop Ban to 71 Airports

 

DHS chief says he’s not deporting Dreamers, suggests Congress grant full legalization

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

How Jeff Sessions Just Stopped the Justice Department From Robbing the Public  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Trump Aides Tell Him to Keep Sessions as U.S. Attorney General

 

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

 

Labor Department Rolls Back Obama Franchise Rules

 

DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION (DEA)

 

DEA warns police, first responders about dangers of fentanyl

 

 

ECONOMY

 

S&P, Dow flat after Comey testimony; Nasdaq at record high

 

U.S. Stocks Little Changed on Comey, Euro Weakens: Markets Wrap

 

Nasdaq closes at record, stocks finish slightly higher after Comey testimony

 

Claims for US jobless benefits fall by 10,000 to 245,000

 

Major layoffs loom for AOL and Yahoo, report says

 

Gold erases weekly gain as prices drop after ECB decision

 

Stocks in Asia Are Mixed as Won Drops With Kospi: Markets Wrap

 

Asian shares down ahead of Comey, ECB and UK election

 

Treasury yields rise after Comey delivers Senate testimony

 

Number of Job Openings Hits Record-High at 6 Million

 

66 more Sears and Kmart stores are shutting, including 4 in California

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Uniformed Marine barred from walking in high school graduation ceremony

 

Judicial Watch Sues For Records on Failed $7 Billion School Grants Program Under Obama

 

Evergreen State College Was Already in Danger of Losing State Funds

 

Parents Horrified by Drag Queen Performance at Grade School Talent Show

 

Harvard Researchers: Trump Election May Cause Higher Risk Of Disease

 

High school senior falls to his death before graduation

 

European Tilt to Vocational Ed  (Poll indicates stronger popular support across countries for job-related training than for universities.)

 

Nun celebrates her Catholic schools’ leadership in allowing transgender students

 

‘Differentiated’ Accreditation  (White paper explores changing the accreditation system to encourage continuous improvement and open the door to “alternative” education providers.)

 

Rats invade elementary school, spread rash

 

Michigan Gun Ban Upheld  (Against a tide of pro-gun rulings and legislation, a state appeals court ruled 2 to 1 that the University of Michigan -- a public institution -- has the right to ban guns on campus.)

 

San Diego County middle school yearbooks are recalled after a racial slur is noticed on the cover

 

Bat-wielding student gangs terrorize campus

 

Portrait of Faculty Mental Health  (New study of faculty members with mental health issues finds they disclose conditions selectively to trusted colleagues but are less trusting of and have worse reactions from staff members whose job it is to help them.)

 

Berkeley Trump supporter who was pepper sprayed during protests sues the university and others for $23 million

 

Report: NYC Liberals OBSESS Over Getting Rid of White-Majority Schools

 

A School Money Can’t Buy (As deal to keep Wisconsin Business School name intact approaches its halfway mark, donors consider what it means -- and the changing nature of honoring donors.)

 

ELECTION 2016

 

National Association of Secretaries of State: "Election Was Not Hacked"

 

Bombshell: Obama NEVER Warned State Election Officials About Russian Election ‘Hacking’

 

Russia’s role in election likely to remain a mystery after Comey testifies (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

 

ELECTION 2020

 

Biden’s brother says he "absolutely" has another presidential run in him

 

 

ENERGY

 

Oil ends lower, holds ground at 1-month low

 

Energy Prices

 

Renewable Energy Push Is Strongest in Reddest States

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

EPA Delays One of the Agency’s Most Expensive Regulations Ever

 

EUROPE

 

Blast hits US embassy in Kiev

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks slip in choppy session featuring ECB decision, U.K. election

 

71% Of People In Poland Want To Ban Muslim Immigration

 

Trauma center drops rape victims for refugees (A trauma-care center in Sweden has been told to stop treating rape victims and focus instead on the growing refugee population.)

 

EUTHANASIA

 

Oregon Senate to Vote on Bill to Allow Starving Mentally Ill Patients to Death

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Intelligence Chiefs Refuse to Discuss Trump Conversations on FBI Probe

 

Comey Never Kept Detailed Memos on His Conversations With Obama Like He Did With Trump (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

Comey Promised 'Honest Loyalty' to the President, But Didn't Deliver

 

Trump’s F.B.I. Pick Is Seen as Anchor for an Agency in Tumult

 

Trump’s pick for FBI chief is a ‘warning shot’ at Jeff Sessions  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

FRANCE

 

Hold on, it wasn’t meant to be this easy for Emmanuel Macron (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

French warned to avoid more than 1,000 'worrying' high street cosmetic products

 

GERMANY

 

Germany in Turkey row withdraws troops from anti-IS base

 

Asylum processes now taking three times as long as expected

 

Syrian refugee stabs psychologist to death: police

 

Brother of teen who stabbed cop for Isis found guilty of arson

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Bret Stephens’ Never Trump Fever Brings On Incoherent Climate Change Reversal

 

Some US States, Cities Say ‘We Are Still In’ Paris Agreement

 

Hawaii Is 1st  State to Pass Law Committing to Climate Accord

 

States and Cities Compensate for Mr. Trump’s Climate Stupidity

 

The Mayors of Pittsburgh and Paris: We Have Our Own Climate Deal

 

GOP

 

Former First Lady Barbara Bush Celebrates 92nd  Birthday

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Meet the First Responders Who Encounter Death by Opioid Overdose

 

Pulling the Plug on Health Care Reform

 

Many Americans forgoing healthcare because of the cost

 

Now We Know: ObamaCare's 'Guaranteed Issue' Is Another Big Lie

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Actor Josh Duhamel: The American People Don't Care About Hollywood Stars' Personal Politics

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Rep. Jones (R-North Carolina): "Asking God to Forgive Me" for Voting for Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan

 

Schiff: Comey's testimony on Trump "certainly evidence" of obstruction  (US Representative of California Adam Schiff (D)

 

Republican voters sticking with Trump ahead of James Comey, Georgia special election

 

Gianforte (R-Montana) Apologizes to Reporter, Will Donate $50,000 to the Committee to Protect Journalists

 

House Unanimously Passes Resolution Condemning Attack by Turkish Personnel on Protesters in D.C.

 

Members of Congress Push for Aid to Victims of ISIS in Middle East

 

Paul Ryan on Russia probe: My job is to 'let the facts go wherever they are' (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Report: Microsoft, Cisco Hide H-1B Hires Through Indian Outsourcing Firms

 

All WE Need Is Love ... And Deportations (Until any Western leader is willing to reduce the number of Muslims in our midst, could they spare us the big talk?)

 

 

INDIA

 

India's rising temperatures already deadly, study shows

 

Did India Miscalculate China’s Red Lines in Australia Snub?

 

Indian army chief must not be made a political punching bag

 

India seeks place at 'other' nuclear table

 

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

 

Details are lacking in Trump Infrastructure Plan

 

How a robust infrastructure plan can reboot the Trump agenda

 

INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY

 

Intelligence Officials Sidestep Questions on Trump and Russia

 

IRAN

 

Hezbollah condemns Iran terror attack as death toll rises to 16

 

Editorial: Terrorism is terrorism, even when it hits Iran

 

Wednesday Terror Attack On Tehran A Surprise Peek Into Political Fault Lines

 

Iran must rethink its own support for terror following attack, says analyst

 

Iran: Tehran attackers had been to IS bastions Mosul, Raqqa

 

Iran FM: Trump reaction to Tehran terror attacks ‘repugnant’

 

Terror in Iran: The paradox of jihad  

 

Islamic State Threatens More Terror Against Iran

 

Trump to Iran: States backing terror risk ‘falling victim’ themselves

 

Death toll up, Iran rejects Trump's jab over terror attack

 

Iran Blames Saudi Arabia for Terrorist Attacks on Tehran

 

ISIS attacks Iranian parliament, shrine of Khomeini

 

Brutal revenge: Rare attack in Iran shows how country responds to terrorism

 

Suspects in Tehran attacks were Iranian, official says

 

 

IRAQ

 

UN: Islamic State Killed 231 Civilians Trying to Flee Mosul

 

Iraqi Kurds Plan Independence Referendum on Sept. 25

 

ISLAM

 

Islam movement registers community-level gains throughout the USA

 

Bombshell: Government Estimates Up to 100 Victims of Female Genital Mutilation in Michigan

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Thursday, June 8, 2017)

 

'We're closer than ever to a peace agreement'  (Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman)

 

Hamas Bomb Expert Killed in Work Related Accident

 

Abbas appointment of murderer to Fatah Central Committee means salaries to terrorists will not stop   (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Israeli Arabs Indicted for Collaboration with Hamas, Trafficking Illegal Weapons

 

Report: Hezbollah attacks on Israeli targets in New York foiled

 

US busts Hezbollah plot to attack Israelis in New York, Panama

 

Report: PA Starved for Donations, Eager to Negotiate, Will Waive Demand for Settlement Freeze

 

Arab Israeli brothers charged in Hamas plot to murder Israeli officer

 

Dozens of Ethiopians Come to Israel On Special Flight

 

Red Cross calls on Hamas to clarify fate of Israelis held in Gaza

 

Palestinian Authority Survey Returns Surprising Results

 

How was Israeli ‘tycoon’ allowed to rack up $1.13b debt to the banks? One word, say critics: Corruption

 

Fatah spokesman presents Protocols of the Elders of Zion as authentic document

 

IDF Soldier Attacked Near Beit HaShalom in Hebron (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Arab Israelis charged in Hamas plot to assassinate IDF officer

 

India PM to skip Palestinian Authority in upcoming Israel trip

 

US Congress and Knesset celebrate 'reunification' of Jerusalem in joint event

 

Israel angry Turkish ambassador hosted Islamist at Iftar

 

‘Ramadan Kareem!’ from Prime Minister Netanyahu [video]  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Nikki Haley visits a Hamas tunnel  (US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley)

 

Israeli forces injure Palestinian with live bullet during clashes in Gaza

 

Hebrew U Ranked 145th  Worldwide, First in Israel

 

Two Jews convicted of incitement to violence

 

US ambassador to the UN calls for end to 'bullying' of Israel during 3-day visit

 

Elbit Awarded Contract to Develop Panoramic Cockpit Display for F-35

 

New settler outpost actually temporary Israeli film set, Israeli media reports

 

Watch: Bedouin Thriving Marijuana Enterprise on IDF Base Training Grounds

 

Unfilled State Dept. posts hamper daily Israeli-US ties

 

Israel Approves Thousands of West Bank (Judea and Samaria) Homes

 

CAIR Leader Hassan Shibly Promotes Video Lauding Palestinian Terrorist as Hero

 

Palestinian Authority bans public eating during Ramadan

 

Jerusalem: The Heart of the Jewish Nation

 

Rajoub lies to Palestinians: "I did not mention the word sovereignty" re. the Western Wall

 

 

MARIJUANA

 

Pot pizza now offered at medical marijuana dispensary

 

 

MEDIA 

 

Comey Debunks NYT Report About Trump Campaign Having Repeated Contacts With Russians

 

Tucker Carlson Interview with Black Lives Matter Supporter Goes Off the Rails

 

Fake Media: MSNBC Hosts Again Suggest POTUS IS MENTALLY ILL

 

CNN’s Aslan Fires Expletives at Trump, but Not the Jihadis

 

Jihad Watch dispels “falsehoods and disinformation spread by The Washington Post”

 

Hannity Savages ‘Low Rated Lib’ Joe Scarborough For Calling POTUS Trump a ‘Schmuck’

 

L. Brent Bozell: After Kathy Griffin, Why Is Reza Aslan Still On CNN?

 

Top intel chief shoots down Washington Post scoop

 

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Qatar row is no passing cloud

 

Qatar Puts Military On Highest State Of Alert Over Fears Of Imminent Incursion

 

US ups its engagement in Qatar crisis; Trump calls Riyadh and Doha

 

Qatar Finally Goes Too Far

 

Trump Admin Offers to Mediate Middle East Crisis After Arab Nations Reject Qatar

 

Bahrain foreign minister: Qatar must distance itself from Iran

 

Former Qatari Emir conspired with Qaddafi against Saudi Arabia (The late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi)

 

MILITARY

 

Flashback: A Defense Secretary Said He Was Pressured To Pledge Loyalty To Obama

 

Pentagon: China Militarizing Disputed Islands in Bid to Control Asian Seas

 

Future of Hawaii live-fire range hinges on questions over depleted uranium contamination

 

Pentagon: US can now shoot down ICBMs

 

Navy: T-45 problems could mean Air Force aircraft is needed to help train pilots

 

Nuclear Defense Experts Urge Revitalization of U.S. Ballistic Missile Programs

 

Study: Black troops are much more likely to be punished by commanders, courts

 

Pentagon: Airstrike hit mosque complex that should have been on 'no strike list'

 

 

MYANMAR

 

Bodies, Debris Found in Search For Myanmar Military Plane

 

Search on after Myanmar military plane goes missing with 122 people on board

 

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH 

 

Trump says he's keeping Francis Collins as NIH director

 

President Trump Reappoints NIH Director Francis Collins Who Supports Embryonic Stem Cell Research

 

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

 

Exclusive: NASA Perv Still Got Security Clearance And Retirement

 

Meet NASA's 12 new astronauts

 

 

NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

 

How Reliable Is the Leaked NSA Report on Russian Election Hacking?

 

NSA leak proves nothing about possible Russian hacking

 

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

Trump and The Article Five Shibboleth

 

PAKISTAN

 

Isis claims to kill Chinese couple studying and teaching in Pakistan

 

No terror havens in Pakistan, says top diplomat; audience bursts into laughter

 

Pakistan's US envoy laughed at for saying 'no terrorist safe havens in his country'

 

PENSIONS

 

Report: Fossil Fuel Divestment Would Cost Pension Funds Trillions

 

 

PEOPLE FOR THE ETHICAL TREATMENT OF ANIMALS (PETA)

 

PETA wanted disturbing cat abuse video to go viral — before they were going to reveal it was fake

 

POLITICS

 

Ben Shapiro: The Unbridgeable Gap Between Left And Right Over Human Evil

 

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE (RNC)

 

RNC's talking points for James Comey hearing revealed

 

RUSSIA

 

Russia's Army May Be Ordered To Quell Domestic Protest

 

Cold Weather Could Trigger Rise in Russian Inflation, Says Central Bank

 

NBC Deletes Scene of Putin Jokingly Telling Megyn Kelly She Should be Arrested For Her Contact With Him (Video) (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Russian test advances high-speed missile

 

Senior US official heading to Russia to talk 'irritants'

 

Fake Comments Supporting Net Neutrality Flooding in From Russia

 

A villager in Siberia finds 400,000-year-old steppe mammoth tusks while planting vegetables

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

Trump obsesses over terrorism but ignores the bigger threat: Access to firearms

 

 

SENATE

 

James Comey’s Latest Statement Is An Indictment Of Comey, Not Trump  (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

Durbin: Senate Has ‘Done Virtually Nothing’; ‘We’ve Not Tackled a Single Major Issue’  (US Senator of Illinois Richard Durbin (D)

 

Comey admits he orchestrated memo leak to spur special counsel appointment

 

Trump lied, told me to stop the Flynn investigation and fired me over Russia, Comey testifies

 

Sen. Coons (D-Delaware) : Trump ‘Crossed a Line,’ But ‘We Have to Be Careful About Making Legal Conclusions’

 

What was going on with John McCain’s bizarre questions during the Comey hearing? (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

McCain Says His Confusing Questions Resulted From Tiredness

 

Comey hearing: Ex-FBI director talks Trump, Russia investigation -- live blog  (Former FBI Director James Comey;)

 

Comey: Trump Told 'Lies, Plain and Simple' About the FBI

 

Media pounce on White House for nomination delays but miss glaring error by Schumer  (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)

 

Burr, Warner Open Hearing: Comey Statement Paints Strained Relationship

 

Michael Flynn is central figure in brewing political drama surrounding Comey testimony

 

James Comey: Everything You Need To Know In One Line

 

Socialist Bernie Sanders SCREAMS at Trump Nominee for His Christian Faith (Video) (US Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders (I-Socialist)

 

GOP Senator Ruthlessly Shuts Up His Dem Colleague During Senate Intel Hearing

 

Analysis: For Trump, Comey's Prepared Testimony is Unflattering, But At Least Partially Exculpatory

 

There’s Nothing About Comey  (Former FBI Director James Comey; No criminal investigation, no obstruction of justice, nothing.)

 

Senate-Passed VA Accountability Bill Likely to Sail Through House Next Week

 

Comey Releases Opening Statement of Senate Testimony

 

So far, Jim Comey is disappointing the witch-hunters

 

Comey's Side of the Story: Key Moments With Trump   

 

Key Senate Democrat to oppose Trump’s massive arms deal with Saudi Arabia

 

In quest for a Trump crime, Dems refuse to take ‘no’ for an answer

 

Comey's testimony poised to be defining moment of Trump's presidency

 

Comey’s First Soft Shoe Drops

 

James Comey goes from zero to hero with Democrats

 

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

Brazil Is Undergoing a Quiet Revolution, Changing Its Politics and Culture in a Conservative Direction

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Korea's Trade Surplus with U.S. Drops 30%

 

Moon blasts NK missile test, says no compromise on security (President Moon Jae-in)

 

Gov't to Halt THAAD Installation for Environmental Study

 

US Senator shows discontent over THAAD delay

 

Illegal Chinese Trawlers Vanished from West Sea

 

Assembly likely to reject FM nominee

 

4 Korean Universities in Global Top 100

 

S. Korea considers banning live poultry trading at outdoor markets to curb raging bird flu

 

Ex-Health Minister Guilty in South Korea Corruption Scandal

 

S. Korea's military seeks 8.4% hike in 2018 budget

 

North Korea launches multiple surface-to-ship missiles, South Korean military says

 

South Korea suspends THAAD deployment

 

North Korea Tests Short-Range Missiles as Moon Halts Shield  (President Moon Jae-in)

 

 

SPORTS

 

No, an 8-Year-Old Girl’s Soccer Team Wasn’t Disqualified Because She Had Short Hair

 

Average Boy Beats Talented Girl Runner: Title IX is Dead

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

Assembly Speaker Gives Public the Finger (California)

 

SYRIA

 

One missile takes out ISIS command on Golan edge (​DEBKfile Exclusive: A mystery missile, fired from the ground or the air early Wednesday morning, June 7, wiped out the entire top Islamic State command on the Syrian Golan.)

 

Russia Challenges CNN to Report On Real Story Behind ‘Aleppo Boy’ Photo

 

 

TAIWAN

 

‘Mixed’ rating for Tsai’s policies  (President Tsai Ing-wen)

 

Sickly ‘pollution popsicles’ highlight the problem of water contamination in Taiwan

 

China eroding Taiwan’s defense advantages: report

 

Parents’ alliances demand say on sex education methods

 

Taiwan colleges plagued by dorm shortage: union

 

TERRORISM

 

Is Gotham Ready for Bioterror? (Maybe—but distributing remedies would be daunting.)

 

Why New York pols thought they could honor a terrorist

 

THINK TANKS

 

Trump’s $110 billion Saudi arms deal is ‘fake news,’ officials tell US think tank

 

 

TURKEY

 

U.S. Support of Syrian Kurds Has Not Hurt U.S.-Turkish Relations

 

Turkey Throws Support Behind Qatar in Rift With Gulf Arabs

 

Turkish soldiers coming for sake of region: Qatar

 

Ton of heroin seized by Turkish police in international waters ‘belonged to Taliban’

 

Turkey’s 2017 growth to beat OECD forecast: Deputy PM

 

US deeply concerned by Turkish detainment of Amnesty International local chair

 

Turkey Is Sending A Massive Military Force (10,000 Troops) Near The U.S. Military base In Qatar Forming An Ottoman Muslim League In Fulfillment Of Bible Prophecy. Saudi Arabia Is Toast.

 

Turkish police detain Amnesty International chief

 

Turkey's parliament to debate troop deployment to Qatar

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

U.K. stocks sag as British voters head to the polls

 

Theresa May’s Snap Election Gamble Seems to Have Backfired  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

Jordanian Columnist: The Manchester Bomber Is A Product Of His Society's Culture Of Hate; Families Are Responsible For Their Sons' Actions

 

Final Polling Suggests Landslide Victory for Theresa May In UK Election  

 

UK arrests three as footage of London Bridge attack appears online

 

ISIS Warns Manchester Bombing a ‘Preview of What Is Coming’

 

Mother Stabs Her Newborn to Death Because She Thought a Baby Would “Harm” Her Career 

 

UK Jewish community likely to come out in force for May's Conservatives

 

UK elections: May win no longer a sure bet after terror attacks

 

UK: Muslim screaming “Allah Allah” and “I’m going to kill you all” in Jewish area deemed not terror-related

 

In May’s Troubles, Echoes of Clinton

 

130 UK imams hailed for refusing to perform funeral prayers for jihadis, but Islam forbids funeral prayers for jihadis

 

May's lead narrows on eve of UK general election

 

Report: Three Muslim Girls Stab, Punch, and Kick Nursery Worker in London, Shout ‘Allah Will Get You!’ (Video)

 

London’s first Muslim mayor stays cool, calm and collected amid terrorist attacks

 

London’s Muslim mayor shared platform with London jihadi’s friend who trained 7/7 jihad bombers

 

20,000 names of 'interest' in U.K. terror fight

 

Third London jihad murderer told Italian police: “I’m going to be a terrorist,” had no trouble entering UK

 

Is Theresa May “Strong and Stable” Enough to Keep Conservatives in Power?

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

DICED is UN’s Environmental Constitution for the World and our own Constitution Will Be Diced

 

UN Globalists vs. Trump

 

VATICAN

 

Pope Francis says ‘God cannot be God without man’. And we need another clarification

 

Vatican archbishop defends cathedral’s pornographic, homoerotic mural as ‘evangelizing’ tool

 

Vatican archbishop admits he got this one thing wrong in controversial sex ed program

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Melania Trump Moving to White House Next Week

 

Krauthammer: Trump May Have Been Trying to 'Seduce' Comey But That's 'Not An Impeachable Offense'

 

Is Trump Regretful?

 

Comey testimony: Trump team denies key accusations (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

Trump lookalike assassinated in NYC Julius Caesar production

 

Why Trump Is Capitalizing On Obama's U.S.-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership

 

Trump’s Twitter Presidency Is The One We All Deserve

 

Dershowitz: Trump Cannot Be Guilty of Obstruction While Exercizing Constitutional Authority

 

Trump says "the Democrats are really in our way" on health care

 

Comey Assured Trump Three Times He Was Not Being Personally Investigated  

 

Pence Speaks to National Catholic Prayer Breakfast on Right to Life, Middle East Persecutions (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

Trump meets with ‘Obamacare victims’ to whip up support for repeal

 

Russia, Trump's own tweets distract from White House's 'infrastructure week'

 

Comey confirms Trump's impropriety, not treachery

  

 

 

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