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Friday, June 9, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 240 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

She Survived an Abortion and Tried to Share Her Story But Abortion Activists Harassed Her

 

US Abortion Attitudes Stable; No Consensus on Legality

 

Teen Billed as New Face of Planned Parenthood Claims Abort Biz “Preserves the American Dream”

 

Pro-Life Victory: Texas Gov Outlaws Brutal Abortion Procedure

 

Planned Parenthood Hijacks Vice President Mike Pence’s Birthday to Raise Money for Abortion

 

Delaware Strikes Down Abortion Restrictions

 

“Pro-Life” Democrat Bob Casey Makes the Crazy Claim “Planned Parenthood Reduces Abortions”

 

Abortion restrictions threaten Senate GOP’s Obamacare repeal push

 

Washington State Named the “Least Pro-Life State” in the United States

 

Anti-abortion leader facing lawsuit wants judge disqualified

 

‘We need to defend life:’ Missouri governor calls lawmakers for pro-life vote

 

Appeals court sets date to consider Tennessee abortion measure

 

 Liberals just guaranteed that abortion will be legal in Delaware … even if Roe v. Wade is overturned

 

Greitens at odds with St. Louis over local abortion policy  (Missouri Governor Eric Greitens (R)

 

Department of Health orders Harrisburg abortion clinic to suspend services  (Pennsylvania)

 

Memphis group taking a stand on abortion in Middle Tennessee

 

Anti-abortion member of Ohio House reintroduces Heartbeat Bill

 

Abortion survivor tells college students her story, even as some tell her to shut up

 

Canada’s ‘feminist’ foreign policy: Shipping abortion around the world

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Fighting season in Afghanistan

  

AFRICA

 

Tunisia, Algeria Also Ban "Wonder Woman" Movie

 

Overfishing Leaves an Industry in Crisis in Senegal

 

Somalia Al-Shabaab fighters kill dozens in attack on military base

 

ARAB WORLD

 

Arab powers list 59 individuals as Qatar-linked terrorism supporters

 

ASIA

 

Pakistan, India Join Shanghai Cooperation Organization

 

Vietnamese firm offers lessons in ‘competing with giants’

 

AUSTRALIA

 

ASX suffers worst week of 2017

 

Australian dollar up against slumping pound as world reacts to Theresa May’s ‘gamble that backfired’

 

Australian filmmaker charged with espionage in Cambodia

 

Imam receives death threats after horror Brighton siege

 

'It's unfair': How Melbourne's elite select-entry schools favour boys

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

General Motors sale of Opel to PSA could be completed by end July 

 

Facebook Is Determined to Build Ties With Automakers

 

 

CANADA

 

Canadian index rises on strong jobs data, higher oil price

 

Trudeau’s new ‘feminist’ plan commits 95% of foreign aid to gender, women and girls by 2022 (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Ontario slaps a higher toll on workers, apparently because we want fewer of them

 

Canada mulls putting Iran's Revolutionary Guards on its terror list

 

'Monstrous' crimes: Alberta man accused of abusing 3 daughters faces sex, weapons charges

 

Liberal plan to grow the Canadian Armed Forces gets parliamentary reality check

 

If the Liberals can resist Trump-bashing, they’re on their way to the most serious foreign policy in decades

 

Alberta dad charged with sex offences involving 3 daughters

 

Canada’s job market stays hot with gain of 77,000 full-time positions in May

 

Woman made up sex assault allegations against 3 Toronto cops, defence lawyer tells court

 

Canada's chief justices given green light to help solve court delays

 

Toronto needs a single, secular school system

 

CENTRAL AMERICA

 

Manuel Noriega and the Fragility of America's Alliances

 

 

CHARITIES

 

Charity watchdog flags dozens of nonprofits as hate groups

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Peter Singer’s Radical Views Ironically Prompted This Atheist to Become a Christian

 

COMEDY

 

Look who Kathy Griffin trashed before Trump  (Christian comedian says this is what really ruined her career.)

 

COMMUNISM

 

Communism Victims Remember

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China vigilant as two U.S. bombers fly over South China Sea

 

China's 1st  astronaut details projects for orbital station, manned lunar visit

 

Countries Defy China’s Extra-Strict Fishing Moratorium in South China Sea

 

Inflation marches higher on smaller food deflation

 

Ivanka Trump's brand distances itself from China shoemaker

 

 

CONGRESS

 

New Mutiny Looms as Republicans Try to Raise Debt Ceiling

 

COURTS

 

Archdiocese was within rights to fire gay music minister, judge rules 

 

Deputy, husband indicted in man’s beating death turn selves in

 

Hezbollah Terror Suspects from NY, Michigan Indicted in Manhattan Federal Court

 

"I just want to see his face": Families of "Ghost Ship" victims face suspect in court

 

Cosby told police his accuser didn't rebuff his advances

 

Message from woman in texting suicide trial: "Take your life?"

 

Married father-of-two, 42, to receive $10.75MILLION from Key West resort after being left paralyzed from the neck down when he dove into shallow water from a Tiki Bar deck

 

‘You can’t keep pushing it off’: Chilling messages read during texting suicide trial

 

Roman Polanski's sex victim to appear in court for the first time ever on Friday to plea on his behalf in his court battle to have the 40-year-old case dismissed

 

"Butt lift" doctor ordered to stop doing surgery after woman's death

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Supermarket massacre shooter left chilling online trail

 

Father claims death of child found in garage was accident

 

Terror motive not ruled out in DC hit-and-run

 

Teen tried to suffocate pregnant girlfriend over baby’s name: cops

 

Tests find mixture of synthetic opioids in Georgia overdoses

 

Man desperate for ride to Hooters calls 911, ends up in jail

 

Second person convicted in fatal beating of USC graduate student

 

Woman records boyfriend having sex with teen as blackmail: cops

 

"We've found our monster:" Arrest in Fla. girl's slaying

 

Driver arrested after 2 cops, third person hit by pick-up truck in DC

 

Stanford lecturer accused of stalking former student's home

 

Incestuous half-siblings raped and abused two girls, 3 and 8, in their trailer home for months until the 'feral' children were rescued covered in cockroaches and surrounded by guns and porn

 

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

Immigration agents came for our student

 

CYBER ATTACK

 

Britney Spears' Instagram used by Russian hackers

 

Al-Jazeera hit by "systematic and continuous" cyberattack

 

 

DEATH-PENALTY

 

"Suffer a little pain": Victim's family witnesses Ala. man's execution

 

Alabama to execute man for killing of fast-food workers

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

De Blasio’s Bubble (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio’s strange political instincts have hurt him at times, but the generally good health of New York City has shielded him from harm.)

 

Obama Continues In His Unprecedented Break From Traditional Presidential Politics

 

Bill de Blasio’s Middle Ground on Leftist Terrorism  (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

De Blasio's still dodging on the Puerto Rican Day Parade (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

 

 Wilbur Ross seen imposing Mexico sugar deal over industry objections   (Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross)

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

New Poll Reveals Just How Many Americans Support POTUS Trump’s Travel Ban

 

Trump’s reversal allowing amnesty for Dreamers enrages conservative base

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Comey handed Mueller a fat case file on Trump (Former FBI Director James Comey/ Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

DOJ Says Comey Wasn't Honest In Senate Hearing  (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

Boom! Circa News Says More Meetings Between Comey and Loretta Lynch Are Going to Come to Light Soon (Video)  (Former US Attorney General Loretta Lynch)

 

What Comey DIDN'T say on camera: Former FBI director told senators behind closed doors that Attorney General Jeff Sessions may have had a THIRD undisclosed meeting with Russia's ambassador (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

DOJ: Two U.S. Citizens Arrested for Ties to Hezbollah

 

 

EARTHQUAKE

 

Earthquake hits Hawaii's Big Island

 

ECONOMY

 

Nasdaq logs biggest blown lead in 15 months as tech unravels

 

Nasdaq stumbles as tech stocks sell off

 

Tech Selloff Wrecks Record Day for U.S. Stocks: Markets Wrap

 

Endangered rite of passage: Teen summer jobs

 

How Facebook chatter could be inflating the housing bubble

 

Wall Street’s fear index bounces off 23-year low as tech stocks sink

 

Berkeley City Council Limits Employers In The Name Of The 'Wage Gap'

 

Consumer Spending Update: Is Consumer Confidence Making Another Comeback?

 

Dollar rises, pound hits 7-week low as U.K. faces ‘hung parliament’

 

Asian stock markets mixed as investors sweat UK poll results

 

Sterling shaken by UK election shock, damage limited elsewhere

 

‘Smart growth’ policies attract younger, wealthier newcomers at the expense of longtime residents

 

Treasury yields rise as investors steer through geopolitical concerns

 

Gold suffers first weekly loss in more than a month

 

EDUCATION

 

Iowa Professor: 'White Marble' of Ancient Statues Supports White Supremacy

 

Evergreen State College: The Chickens are Coming Home to Roost

 

Out-of-Control Foundation (New report gives a blow-by-blow account of unbudgeted spending, unapproved action and endowment losses at University of Louisville's fund-raising arm.)

 

Mom sues school for allegedly forcing son to recite Pledge of Allegiance

 

Falwell Higher Ed Task Force Won’t Happen (Liberty University president, a major Trump ally, won’t be leading review of regulation, although he says he will be part of another administration group with other college presidents.)

 

Clinton to grads: 'Never let anyone silence your voice'

 

An Inconvenient Adjunct (Barnard English instructor of 17 years, who helped bring a union to campus, no longer has a job there, and she blames the contract for allowing it.)

 

Hillary Musters Her Fake Southern Accent at CUNY Commencement: ‘I Wish I Had Flown in From the White House!’ (Video)

 

Wichita State professor to quit in protest of ‘regressive, repressive’ campus concealed carry

 

My transgender son is graduating from high school. But his fight isn’t over.

 

EGYPT

 

In ancient mass graves, archaeologists find child slaves of biblical Egypt

 

ISIS Sinai And Its Relations With The Local Population – Part III: Spreading ISIS Ideology And The Fight Against Sufism

 

Exploding iPad may have taken down EgyptAir flight

 

ENERGY

 

Oil gains after back-to-back decline, but registers third weekly loss

 

Energy Prices

 

EMP threat needs to be taken seriously

 

East Coast Heat Wave Promises to Jolt U.S. Power, Gas Prices

 

California's Bogus 'Renewable Energy'

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

EPA Has Responded to Senate Committee Requests, Undermining Democrat’s Claim

 

Trump’s EPA Chief Backs Approach to Science That Could Upend the Global Warming ‘Consensus’  (Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt)

 

 

EUROPE

 

Iceland: Muslim leader claims London jihad attacks were staged by police

 

Migrant smugglers making as much as $518,000 per boat to Europe

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks rise on expectations of softer Brexit

 

Trump may give Europe cause to spend less on defense

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

At Least 9 of 38 Deep State ‘Leaks’ to Media Outlets Are Linked to James Comey (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

The Endless List Of Sins Committed By J. Edgar Comey

 

Comey: Private Dossier Containing False Trump Allegations Drove FBI Counterspy Probe  

 

 A Comey Under Every Bed

 

Comey Took Notes of Every Trump Meeting But Did Not Record Hillary’s 3 Hour Interrogation

 

Trump's pick for FBI director tied to Shariah-compliant deals

 

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)

 

FDA asks drugmaker to stop selling its opioid painkiller

 

FOREIGN POLICY

 

On foreign policy, Trump isn’t a complete disaster

 

FRANCE

 

Tocqueville’s Private Thoughts About The French Revolution Revealed

 

British father and 10-month-old baby killed in horrific road crash in northwestern France

 

French intellectuals accuse authorities of covering up Jewish woman’s murder

 

Macron attempts a feat that Trump wouldn’t dare (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

GERMANY

 

German soldier who 'jokingly' called for coup facing criminal charges

 

Ramadan in Germany: Muslim migrant murders psychologist during therapy session

 

Trump finally finds place to stay in Hamburg for G20 summit

 

Enigma: Why the fight to break Nazi encryption still matters

 

Muslim Man Gets Mad At Five-Year-Old Russian Boy For Making Noise, He Takes A Knife And Stabs Him To Death

 

GLOBALISM

 

4 Things Globalists Think You’re Too Stupid To Understand

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Richard Branson Calls Trump 'Naive' for Exiting Paris Climate Accord

 

The political legacy of the Paris Accord departure 

 

Polar bears face new challenge from sea ice

 

 

GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE (GAO)

 

GAO Says Immigration Courts Have Backlog of 437,000 Deportation Cases — Scheduled to 2022

 

 

GUANTANAMO

 

Guantanamo detainee sues CIA interrogation masterminds

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Sexual risk avoidance advocate named to HHS post

 

How Electronic Medical Records Exploded In Doctors’ Faces And Politicians Got Off Scot-Free

 

Fake News over Millions Losing their Insurance  (Will 23 million people really lose insurance if Obamacare is scrapped? Not if human nature is still operative. Too bad the media and Congress understand little of this.)

 

Jarrett 'Not Sure' Why Obamacare 'Ever Became a Political Issue'

 

Going Postal over Health Care   (While America waits and waits and waits for the repeal and replacement of Obamacare, the Democrats continue their pre-existing condition scam.)

 

HHS Secretary Won’t Say if Obamacare Cost-Sharing Subsidy Payments Will Be Made

 

Tom Price, Democrats spar over Obamacare’s future (Health and Human Service Secretary Tom Price)

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Experts Urge Better Treatment, Drug-Prevention Programs to Combat Opioid Crisis

 

Toddler dies after tick bite leads to organ failure

 

A 4-year-old died days after going swimming. Was ‘dry drowning’ to blame?

 

Zika birth defects in US territories similar to other places

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

How the Jewish identity of 'Wonder Woman's' star is causing a stir

 

Stunning attack that left Chuck Norris feeling 'helpless'

 

How come no one asks Tom Cruise about Scientology?

 

HOMOSEXUALITY

 

Tolerance: Gay Pride Parade Rejects Gay Trump Supporters

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

New poll shows Jon Ossoff with 7-point lead in Georgia race

 

House Conservatives Float Ideas for Tax Overhaul, Welfare Reform

 

House Freedom Caucus ties food stamp, TANF changes to tax reform

 

Pelosi's advice to Trump for fixing controversies: Get some sleep  (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Top Republican seeks action now to steady insurance markets

 

Republican Steering Committee Picks Gowdy to Chair House Oversight Panel, Replacing Chaffetz  (US Representative of South Carolina Trey Gowdy (R)/ US Representative of Utah Jason Chaffetz (R)

 

Democratic Rep. Pocan a No Show At Anti-Israel Forum He Sponsored

 

Mr. Nunes went to Washington (US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)

 

While No One Was Looking, Congress Took A Huge Step Toward Fixing The Economy

 

Dem congressmen's guide explains how to leak secrets

 

Key Republican Demands Subsidies for Health Providers

 

Montana Republican Greg Gianforte, charged with assaulting reporter, apologizes. Will voters forgive and forget in 2018?

 

Top Dem wants feds to probe GOP 'stock trading scandal'

 

Rep. Robert Pittenger: In ditching Paris, Trump ignored the world's Chicken Littles

 

Adam Schiff breaks down clueless Trump theory on Comey conversations  (US Representative of California Adam Schiff (D)

 

INDIA

 

5 terrorists killed as LoC infiltration bid foiled

 

India Uber boss had no reason to obtain rape victim's medical records, say police

 

INTERNET 

  

More internet users watch streaming video than cable

 

 

IRAN

 

Iranians rail against US, Saudi, Israel in mass funeral for terror victims

 

Iran Arrests Two More Suspects Linked To Tehran Attacks

 

Saudi Arabia's Coalition Could Accidentally Unleash Iran

 

Analysis: Iran’s legal system and slaughter of political prisoners in 1988

 

Thousands Gather In Tehran To Mourn Victims Of Attacks

 

Iranian Drone Shadows U.S. Forces In Syria Day Before Attack

 

IRAQ

 

Iraqi Kurds’ independence move irks Turkey, US

 

ISIS claims suicide attack killing at least 20 near Karbala in Iraq

 

ISLAM

   

California city braces for planned anti-Islam protest

 

Virginia imam placed on leave after endorsing female genital mutilation

 

Admiral James Lyons: “Outreach” to Muslim Communities Will Not Keep Us Safe

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Friday, June 9, 2017)

 

Liberman: Top Hamas operative is now in Lebanon, plotting attacks (Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman)

 

Defense Minister: Closer than 'ever before' to agreement with Palestinians

 

Hamas tunnel discovered underneath UNRWA school

 

UNRWA uncovers Hamas-dug tunnel under school in Gaza

 

UK Board of Deputies' '10 Commitments' include Palestinian State

 

US: Israel’s plans for new settlement homes won’t ‘help advance’ peace

 

Israeli forces shoot, kill Palestinian in Gaza Strip, injure 8 others

 

Israel and US to work to annul UN anti-settlement resolution

 

Ashrawi: Israeli settlement expansion 'mockery of the global justice system'

 

IDF soldier attacked in ultra-Orthodox Jerusalem neighborhood (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Israeli forces suppress weekly march in Kafr Qaddum

 

Over 200,000 attend Tel Aviv Gay Pride Parade, some 30,000 from abroad

 

US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley Visits Kibbutz Nahal Oz in Gaza Belt [video]

 

West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  water theft drains Israelis and Palestinians dry

 

Israeli settlers vandalize Palestinian cars in occupied East Jerusalem

 

Trump’s demand, Abbas’ dilemma   (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Saudi newspaper: Hamas digging tunnels and endangering Gaza citizens

 

Terrorist Marwan Barghouti Manipulated Jewish Media

 

Jordan’s anti-Israel rhetoric on the rise

 

 

JAPAN

 

Abenomic hype  

 

Japan’s Parliament Passes Law to Let Emperor Abdicate 

 

Japanese firms plan to launch self-driving cargo ships within decade

 

MARIJUANA

 

L.A. proposes new regulations on how and where marijuana shops can operate

 

Colorado uses pot taxes to fund pot busts

 

MEDIA 

 

NYT Scrambles To Fix 'Almost Entirely Wrong' Russia Scoop After Comey Testimony  (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

Watch: MSNBC's Chris Matthews Admits Trump-Russia Conspiracy 'Came Apart' Thanks To Comey

 

Hannity Goes Off: ‘James Comey is Nothing More Than a Partisan, Political Hack’ (Video)

 

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews ADMITS Trump-Russia Collusion ‘Came Apart’ With Comey Testimony (Video)

 

Comey Associate Who Leaked Memos to Press Identified as Columbia Professor Daniel Richman (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

Comey’s Columbia leaker pal goes into hiding after testimony

 

Who is Comey’s ‘Friend’ Who Leaked the Memo? Here He is on CNN Days Before the 2016 Election (Video)

 

CNN Corrects Story Claiming Comey Testimony Would Contradict Trump on Key Issue

 

James Comey debunks New York Times story that fueled unproven Trump-Russia collusion (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

#FakeNews CNN Tries to Railroad Weather Channel Founder, Gets Schooled on Climate Change Instead (Video)

 

You can’t trust both Jim Comey and the New York Times

 

New York Daily News on Trump: LIAR

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Liberal Saudi Columnist On Arab TV Series 'Black Crows': It 'Addresses, In An Artistic Manner, The Terrible Atrocities Being Perpetrated' By ISIS

 

Qatar denies terror links, rejects ‘blockade’ by Arab states

 

Terror list: 59 individuals and 12 Qatari-affiliated entities as listed in the Saudi, UAE, Bahraini, Egyptian statement

 

Qatari individuals, entities listed as terror supporters in joint Saudi, Egyptian UAE and Bahraini statement

 

Qatar is escalating diplomatic row: UAE minister Gargash

 

Qatari FM: 'We are an independent country with sovereignty'

 

Gulf States Squeeze Qatar as US, Kuwait Probe for Solution to Row

 

How Trump Misunderstands the Middle East

 

 Qatar, Trump And Double Games

 

Cholera kills hundreds in Yemen

 

Qatar's FM: Arab states have no right to "blockade" country 

 

MILITARY

 

U.S. Army colonel, wife charged in alleged bribery scheme

 

Chelsea Manning reveals why she leaked secret military documents

 

'All I asked for was a chance': Chelsea Manning sobs while thanking Obama for commuting her sentence but will not apologize for leaking classified docs in her first interview

 

Marine pictured in iconic photos of Taliban firefight finally gets Purple Heart

 

U.S. military ridiculously attacked for punishing too many blacks

 

Navy sailor remains missing 2 days after going overboard

 

Helicopter squadron commander relieved of duty due to ‘loss of trust and confidence’

 

Police identify veteran found dead in VA parking lot

 

School at only Navy base in South Korea to close after nearly 60 years

 

Two military services want more time to develop transgender acceptance policy: Report 

 

MISSILE DEFENSE

 

Missile Defense Director 'Would Not Say We Are Comfortably Ahead' Of North Korean Threat

 

MUSIC INDUSTRY

 

Glen Campbell gave us this song before Alzheimer’s took over his life

 

MYANMAR

 

Misunderstanding Myanmar’s radical Buddhist Ma Ba Tha

 

Researchers uncover 99 million-year-old bird encased in amber

 

NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

 

How Did Reality Winner Get a Security Clearance?

 

N.S.A. Contractor May Have Stolen Secrets Before

 

Rosie O’Donnell Donates $1,000 to ‘Brave Young Patriot’ Who Leaked Intelligence

 

Accused NSA leaker wanted to ‘burn the White House down’

 

Explosive Testimony: NSA Leaker Wanted to Burn the White House Down, Pledged Allegiance to Taliban

 

Alleged NSA leaker Reality Winner denied bail

 

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

Ukraine MPs back NATO application push

 

Who Fears Russia? Not the Europeans!

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan comes under severe pressure over killing of Chinese couple

 

Pakistan's Sindh Province Increases Security Budget to Combat Crime, Extremism  

 

PHILIPPINES

 

 Philippines bombing campaign mounted as government pledges to liberate town from Islamists 

 

POPULISM

 

Roger Kimball: Rise in Populism a Democratic Reaction to Overreaching Managerial State

 

PRISONS

 

Woman Granted Clemency by Obama Ordered Back to Prison

 

Prison worker facing charges after mop closet sex with inmate leads to pregnancy

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

Study: Non-Orthodox US Jewish Communities Growing Barren

 

RETIREMENT

 

A new rule to protect your 401(k) and IRA savings

 

RUSSIA

 

Russian rocket returns to service with launch of US satellite

 

Stalin's Shadow: How a Gulag Historian Fell Victim to Russia's Dark Past

 

Russia's Oil Bargain With Iran Has Political Overtones

 

US-led coalition interferes in Syrian govt’s fight against terrorism – Russian MoD

 

Belarus Sends Chechen Man Back To Russia Despite Fears For His Life

 

Russia allays fears over Belarus drill after Lithuanian ‘hysteria’

 

U.S. will not respond to Russian 'threats,' but says talks...

 

Former governor and wrestler Jesse Ventura to work for Russian TV

 

SCIENCE

 

I Don’t Believe in Science  (The mad theology of environmentalists who love science to death.)

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

Guns Don’t Kill People; Liberalism and Radical Islam Do

 

Why Do Americans Own Handguns? Fear of Crime and a Broader Sense of Danger 

 

 

SENATE

 

Moore: Sanders' remarks ignorant of Constitution  (Southern Baptist religious freedom advocate Russell Moore has decried US Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders’ (I-Socialist) stated opposition to a White House nominee based on the candidate's adherence to foundational Christian teaching.)

 

A Shining Comey on a Hill (Can the former FBI director lead us back to our better selves?)

 

Bernie Sanders Doesn’t Think Christians Are Fit For Public Office

 

Trump hearings launch Kamala Harris  (US Senator of California Kamala Harris (D)

 

Grassley rips Trump administration for blowing off certain oversight requests (US Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley (R)

 

Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner to meet with Senate Intel staff soon

 

Senate Intel Committee plans to interview Kushner: source

 

Left desperately trying to pretend Comey testimony contained anything they can use against Trump

 

Professor: Comey's Memo Leaking Could Lead Him To Legal Trouble

 

Comey Testimony Confirms Trump Is Still His Own Worst Enemy

 

Former FBI Director James Comey Outs Himself as a MSM Lying Leaker

 

James Comey: The Incredible Shrinking Man  (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

Rubio Asks The Most Obvious Question About The Comey Leaks  (US Senator of Florida Marco Rubio (R)/Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

Comey Unmasks Himself As Leaker

 

Comey, Trump, Stuff and Nonsense  (So let's review what we heard.)

 

Comey’s Weak Case


Judge Jeanine on James Comey: He’s a ‘Predator’ – This Was NOT the First Time He Leaked (Video)

 

Rand Paul: Think Twice Before Sanctioning Iran  (US Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul (R)

 

7 Unexpected Takeaways From James Comey’s Testimony

 

Comey Is Not Trump’s Homie (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

How Comey's testimony could lead to obstruction case against Trump 

 

Analysis: Comey gets his revenge against Trump

 

Comey’s Case for Obstruction of Justice (There can no longer be any doubt that Trump should be under investigation; he probably already is.)

 

Comey Served at the Pleasure of Himself

 

Kamala Harris copies Obama's political playbook (US Senator of California Kamala Harris (D)

 

The Predator in Chief  (Any woman hearing Comey’s testimony thinks of one thing: sexual harassment.)

 

Comey testimony does little to answer impeachment question

 

Comey cracks credibility of Lynch on Clinton email case, Sessions on Russia investigation

 

Mr. Comey’s not very good day

 

All the President’s Lies (James Comey made plain that unlike Mr Trump, he values honesty and the Constitution above blind loyalty. )

 

Does John McCain even know what’s going on? (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

Testimony Sharpens Focus on Obstruction

 

Even other lawmakers don’t know what McCain was talking about

 

Democrats' Trump-Hatred Is Worthy Of Captain Ahab

 

Comey Told Grassley He Never Leaked Secret Information – Then Admitted He Leaked Classified Information Today (Video)  (US Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley (R)

 

‘Total and Complete Vindication’? No Way. (There are reams of evidence pointing toward Trump's collusion and obstruction — and we don’t even know what James Comey said in closed session.)

 

GOP Replacement For Obamacare's Individual Mandate: Worse Than Doing Nothing

 

Bill O'Reilly to Newsmax: Comey's Testimony Vindicates Trump

 

Parliamentarian threatens deadly blow to GOP healthcare bill

 

In a credibility contest with Trump, James Comey is the obvious winner

 

Winners and losers from Comey’s testimony

 

The Comey Show didn’t live up to the hype

 

Five takeaways from Comey’s dramatic testimony

 

In performance of a lifetime, Comey plays two roles: Classic G-man and aggrieved victim

 

'Stunned' Sen. Susan Collins: Comey asking a friend to leak a memo not appropriate  (US Senator of Maine Susan M. Collins (R)

 

To know where the Russia probe is headed, pay attention to the topics Comey avoided

 

Ted Cruz's mic gets cut during speech at conservative conference  (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)

 

Senate Republicans consider keeping parts of Obamacare they once promised to kill

 

Angus King on Trump-Comey ‘tapes’: ‘Release them’  (US Senator of Maine Angus S King Jr  (I)

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Social media blows up over McCain's Comey Qs  (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)/ (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

U.S. Taxpayers Fund Takeover of Colombia by Marxist Terrorists

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Moon Flounders on Key Foreign and Defense Challenges (President Moon Jae-in)

 

Moon Enjoys Record Approval Ratings

 

Moon's first month: Missiles, reform and making extraordinary ordinary moves

 

2 of 4 Rescued N.Korean Fishermen Want to Defect

 

Finance minister appointed; Moon appeals for foreign minister nominee

 

Seoul Sees Sharpest Rise in Apartment Prices in Korea

 

1/3 of Seoulites Live in Monthly Rentals

 

Moon plays old power game anew  (For those who feel uneasy about hiccups in the deployment of a US missile interceptor, or Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery, here is the lowdown. The late President Roh Moo-hyun settled for a theoretical level on his diplomacy of equidistance - getting away from the orbit of US influence and bringing it closer to China to gain mediating power. But his protege and friend, President Moon Jae-in, is now putting the so-called “balancer” theory into practice.)

 

Enlisted Soldiers' Pay to Rise 88% Next Year

 

Korean scientists develop Alzheimer's pig for research

 

SPORTS

 

MLB prospect Luke Heimlich pleaded guilty to molesting a six-year-old female relative when he was a teenager

 

Video Games as a College Sport (The idea of colleges fielding teams for video games, an oddity just several years ago, now supports an athletic conference and is seeing major growth.)

 

Olympic royalty hit with sex abuse allegations

 

Down 3-0, LeBron remains poised, clever and funny    

 

Body of ex-NFL player found in Indiana river

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

STATES 

 

Gov. Jerry Brown’s Treasonous Trip To China (Governor of California Jerry Brown (D)

 

California attorney general to Trump: You can't touch our national monuments

 

Georgia church bus crash: 1 dead, dozens hurt after bus overturns outside Atlanta

 

Gov. Greg Abbott to Newsmax: Sanctuary Bill Ensures Texas' Safety, Security  (Governor of Texas Greg Abbott (R)

 

Why we get 'June gloom' in Southern California

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

SecState Tillerson Recognizes ‘Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Pride Month’

 

New Documents: Hillary Clinton Ignored ‘Security Hawks’ to Use ‘Highly Vulnerable’ BlackBerry  (Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton(D)

 

Rex Tillerson intentionally weakening the State Department, says Sen. Chris Murphy: Report  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Supreme Court Refuses Marine's Religious Expression Case

 

SYRIA

 

Syria US-backed forces enter Isis stronghold of Raqqa

 

 US shoots down pro-Assad drone that opened fire on coalition forces  (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)

 

TAIWAN

 

No more high-level contacts between police Taiwan and China

 

Missing HK activist said to be hiding in Taiwan

 

Tsai pledges to improve water supply  (President Tsai Ing-wen)

 

Police arrest six men in child pornography raids

 

TAXATION

 

Tax Reform Would Modernize How U.S. Taxes Global Business Income

 

 

TERRORISM

 

Former Official: Obama Admin ‘Systematically Disbanded’ Units Investigating Iran’s Terrorism Financing Networks

 

US Government: 2 Muslim Men Charged With Planning Terrorist Attack (Video)

 

ISIS' top recruiting secrets exposed

 

TURKEY

 

President Erdoğan ratifies deals on troop, warplane deployment to Qatar

 

Bahrain’s top diplomat to visit Turkey amid Gulf row

 

Turkish educators on hunger strike at risk of death: Ankara Chamber of Doctors

 

Summer break starts for 17.5 million students in Turkey

 

47 injured after bus carrying soldiers overturns in Turkey’s Samsun

 

PKK hits military helicopter in Turkey’s Hakkari, military ‘neutralizes’ eight militants

 

Three wounded in PKK car bomb attack near military station in Turkey’s Batman 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 ends lower as U.K. election ends in a hung parliament

 

Brexit Gladiator Nigel Farage Prepares For Return to Political Battlefield

 

Leftists Threaten Riots, Assassinations if British Prime Minister Remains in Office

 

A Colossal Political Disaster for the Tories

 

British PM May meets with the Queen following election  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

Will Theresa May’s Coalition Bring New Troubles to Northern Ireland?

 

Defiant May vows to stay on despite UK election blow

 

Election 2017 live updates: Theresa May claims Conservative government supported by DUP will provide 'certainty'

 

Election results 2017: Theresa May announces Conservatives will work with DUP to deliver Brexit

 

May to form a new government despite losing majority

 

“English Multiculturalism Has Lost Its Head”: Charlie Hebdo satirizes Britain’s response to jihad terror

 

Who are the DUP and will they demand a soft Brexit to prop up the Tories?

 

UK election: Theresa May to ask queen permission to form government despite losing majority

 

UK election ends in a hung parliament – what happens now?

 

UK: children taught “true lessons” about Islam in wake of London jihad attack

 

How Theresa May Became Britain’s Mitt Romney

 

Brexit at risk as Jean-Claude Juncker warns negotiations can only begin when Britain is ready

 

How Theresa May Gambled Away Her Power

 

Scotland election results: Alex Salmond defeated and SNP suffer huge losses as Tory chances boosted north of the border

 

UK: Security stepped up at Cambridge mosques after early morning “bacon hate crime”

 

Nicola Sturgeon: indyref2 was ‘undoubtedly’ factor in election  (Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon)

 

Hugh Fitzgerald: The Archbishop of Canterbury, Or Confusion Worse Confounded

 

After Election Upset, Britain Will Keep Calm and Carry On

 

UK election 2017: Conservatives 'to fall short of majority'

 

Corbyn calls on May to resign as British election results show Conservative losses (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

'Mental illness' blamed in recent attacks 'for Allah'

 

Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party may have finished second but still won big

 

Live: General Election results live: Shock hung parliament forecast by exit polls and early seats

 

What Britain’s next government could look like if the Conservative Party loses its majority

 

What Is a Hung Parliament?

 

Tories lose Canterbury after 99 years

 

Stunning UK exit poll suggests Prime Minister Theresa May has LOST seats and Britain is on course for a hung Parliament

 

Electrocuted boy hit with 25,000 volts

 

Corbyn slaps female politician's chest in botched high-five

 

Too close to call: No UK party heading for overall majority says election exit poll

 

John Rentoul Theresa May’s gamble has failed and she will have to go

 

Theresa May calls for ‘stability’ amid possible election disaster

 

May's Future in Danger as Election Gamble Backfires

 

London Three men arrested over possible new terrorism plot

 

Pound plummets as traders react to stunning Election exit poll predicting hung Parliament

 

London Bridge attack Khuram Butt's family stopped him travelling to Syria, says relative

 

Patrick Cockburn: Britain refuses to accept how terrorists really work

 

Economy UK falls to bottom of EU growth league

 

Witness describes moment 'hero' police officer fought London terrorists

 

London Boy, 4, died alone in Hackney flat two weeks after his mother's death

 

Saudi soccer team refuses minute’s silence for London jihad victims: “attackers are martyrs going to paradise”

 

UNITED STATES

 

Watch: Woman distracted by phone plunges down open cellar door

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Venezuela: Chief prosecutor urges supreme court to reject Maduro's constitution rewrite

 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Comey testimony: Trump responds, claims 'total and complete vindication'  (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

Outsiders vs. Insiders: Are Trump’s tweets really killing his agenda?

 

Friendly Reminder: This Russia Collusion Stuff Isn't Trump's Watergate

 

Dems fire at Trump but shoot Comey instead

 

How Trump Got Liberals to Embrace Federalism

 

Conservative Catholics Still Wait for Trump to Deliver on Promises

 

Bill O’Reilly to Newsmax: Trump Should Stop Tweeting False Stuff


Coal Miners Cheer  as POTUS TRUMP Announcess Opening of First New Coal Mine in 6 Years (Video)

 

Report: Trump Legal Team to File Complaint Over Comey Memos

 

Don't Count Donald Trump Out Just Yet

 

Trump, Keeping Campaign Promise, Picks More Conservative Judges

 

President Trump: “In America, We Don’t Worship Government. We Worship God”

 

A Good Deal Of Donald Trump’s Loneliness Is Due To His Overweening Power

 

Trump's lawyer plans to file complaint against Comey

 

Liberal Dershowitz on Trump: It's Not 'Obstruction,' There's No 'Crime'

 

Trump to Qatar: Stop funding terror

 

This One Tweet May Lead to Donald Trump’s Impeachment

 

Trump Silent About Senate Intel Committee’s Comey Hearing

 

After Comey Testimony, Liberals Are Sure Trump Is Guilty of Obstruction of Justice (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

Comey confirms Trump didn't try to stop probe

 

Trump lawyer: Comey made ‘unauthorized disclosures’

 

Trump’s lawyer slams Comey’s memo leak, suggests ‘authorities’ should investigate

 

President Trump's a liar. Now what?: Our view

 

James Comey accuses Trump of lying, says he hopes president taped their talks

 

McCarthy: 'Trump had a good day,'  but may suffer political wounds

 

Trump’s ‘Cloud’ Grows Darker

 

Trump’s in trouble after that Jim Comey hearing

 

You can’t govern by id

 

Karl Rove: ‘Trump lacks the focus or self-discipline to do the basic work required of a president’

 

Panetta: Trump's one-on-one meeting with Comey a "serious breach"

 

Deutsche Bank: Privacy laws block Trump finance disclosures

 

Bad news for President Trump: Republicans aren't rushing to his defense

 

Preet Bharara paints target on Trump while attending Comey hearing

 

Comey painted a picture of a president abusing his authority

 

Trump was ham-fisted with Comey. But is that criminal?

 

GOP’s emerging Trump defense: A naif in the Oval Office

 

Trump dismantling Obama's workplace law legacy

 

 

 

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