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Thursday, June 22, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 240 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Court drops charges against pro-life investigators who exposed Planned Parenthood

 

Planned Parenthood’s Desperate Attempt to get Jon Ossoff Elected

 

Susan G. Komen Affiliate Shutting Down, Saw Donations Drop After Funding Planned Parenthood

 

…Planned Parenthood Chief Invites POTUS to See ‘Lifesaving Care’ at Iowa Clinic

 

“Catholic” Pro-Abortion Group Runs Ad Claiming Pro-Life Catholics “Discriminate” Against Women

 

Abortion language may be cut from Senate ObamaCare bill

 

Pelosi Won't Say Aborting Baby With Beating Heart 'Dishonors God'  (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Senate Unveils New Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz, Repeal Obamacare

 

Planned Parenthood spent $734,000 in failed Georgia race

 

Cecile Richards Comes Unglued After Senate Unveils Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

 

Abortion Adds Extra Obstacle For Plan to Unveil Health Bill

 

Family Watches in Agony as Woman Taken By Ambulance From Planned Parenthood After Botched Abortion

 

Director of Cleveland's abortion clinic, Preterm, says the facility is under siege by repeat vandal

 

Planned Parenthood Spent $734,760 Losing Congressional Race to It’s Foe Karen Handel

 

Donald Trump Jr. Calls Karen Handel, Who Wants Abortion Criminalized, a Feminist Hero

 

Cecile Richards Wants Trump to Visit a Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic, So He Can be Lied To

 

Harvard Law Article: Abortion Violates the Constitution

 

47 Groups Sign Letter Demanding End to Johnson Amendment So Churches Have Free Speech

 

New Arkansas abortion laws challenged; injunctions sought to stop measures from going into effect

 

Her doctors and husband told Rosa to abort. She chose life

 

Abortion Coverage in Private Insurance Plans Under the American Health Care Act

 

Ave Maria University: a leader in the pro-life movement

 

UN Pushes for Legalization of Self-Induced and Late-Term Abortions in New York

 

Abortion and the men haunted by regret: We all know women can be left traumatised for years after a termination. But there’s another side to the story no one’s talked about – until now (Britain)

 

Horrible Mix-Up: Hospital Allegedly Gave Abortion Drug to Mom of Twins and One of Her Babies Dies  (India)

 

Referendum on Abortion Announced in Ireland

 

Trump Admin Strongly Opposes UN Resolution Supporting Abortion

 

Trump admin tells United Nations: Abortion is not ‘family planning’

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Suicide car bomb in southern Afghanistan kills at least 29

 

 

AFRICA

 

Car Bomb Targeting Police Station in Somalia’s Capital Kills 4, Says Police

 

Kenya to provide sanitary pads for girls in public schools

 

AIRLINES

 

Turbulent United flight left passengers in neck braces

 

 

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION (ABA)

 

Arkansas bar to decide on potential discipline against Hillary Clinton

 

 

ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE (ADL)

 

ADL: KKK still active in 33 states 

 
AUSTRALIA

 

New bank tax takes shine off ASX gains

 

Oil price plunge hits dollar

 

Foreign investors rush to dump Australia stocks

 

'Terrifying': Melbourne tenants in the dark about homes being a fire trap

 

RAAF spy planes join fight against IS in Philippines

 

Australia Grapples With Culture of Abuse on Campuses

 

BIG GOVERNMENT

 

Robert Samuelson: The Perils Of Government Over-Lending

 

BORDER SECURITY

 

Life on the Southern Border  (Illegal immigration down, but drugs still flowing in.)

 

First: Blocked Travel Bans. Next: Open Borders?  (While blocking President Trump's temporary travel ban on some foreigners entering the US, lower courts use some sneaky tricks that could create open borders.)

 

CANADA

 

TSX rises in broad-based advance as oil prices climb

 

Canadian sniper sets world record with 2.2-mile pickoff of ISIS fighter

 

'Truly broken': Workplace report highlights culture of fear, intimidation at Edmonton prison

 

Canadian Police Raid Home of Alleged Michigan Airport Attacker

 

Trudeau says no need for 'Plan B' to NAFTA  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Vancouver Mansion Lists for Record $48 Million

 

York police officer charged in second sexual assault

 

'They're all good children': How school staff try to coax Natuashish kids back to class

 

Sears to cut 2,900 jobs, close 59 stores in restructuring

 

Boeing plays down Bombardier fight, still hopes to sell jets to Canada

 

 

CENSUS BUREAU

 

New Census data: US growing older, more diverse

 

 

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

 

Flu vaccine ineffective for people 65 and older last winter

 

 

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA)

 

Psychologists Open a Window on Brutal C.I.A. Interrogations

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Why no one shouts 'Jesus is great' when they kill

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China Proposes Halt to U.S. Military Exercises in South Korea at Talks

 

Note to Xi: Trump is no pushover (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)

 

Beijing fears anti-China sentiment in U.S. from Mueller investigation (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

“Murder of a U.S. Citizen”  (Double standards and media myths on North Korea’s “brutal and despotic” regime.)

 

Thousands gather to mourn US Jewish student imprisoned in North Korea

 

Otto Warmbier’s family kept his Jewishness under wraps while North Korea held him hostage

 

Thailand-North Korea ties in the spotlight

 

Exclusive: Missionary jailed in North Korea believes Otto Warmbier was purposely sent home by Kim Jong-un to avoid him dying on DBRK soil BUT warns military action could result in retaliation against remaining US captives

 

U.S. Seeks China's Help on North Korea, Ignoring Trump Tweet

 

Huffington Post mocked American killed by North Korea

 

U.S. Pressed on Deal to Freeze North Korea Missile Tests

 

CONGRESS

 

Record number attend Congressional Women's Softball Game after shooting

 

Trump should copy Truman and make Congress work through August

 

A principled tax reform allows expensing of all business costs

 

CONSTITUTION

 

What is the future of the Fourth Amendment under Trump?

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

Amazon Bites Off Even More Monopoly Power

 

COURTS

 

The Unwritten Law That Helps Bad Cops Go Free  (Juries must understand that not all fear is reasonable, and some officers wrongly panic.)

 

Father’s lawsuit claims his son was wrongly accused of gay slur before committing suicide

 

Judges: 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced

 

Circuit Court Win for Religious Freedom on Gay Marriage

 

'Pizzagate' shooter sentenced to 4 years in prison

 

Digital Liberty in the Cloud Computing Era  (No, modernity does not take away the robustness of our privacy rights.  The Second Circuit gets it right.)

 

Juror reveals why Bill Cosby walked free

 

Ex-nurse accused of killing dozens of kids charged with murder

 

2 Cosby holdouts prevented guilty verdict, juror says

 

Milwaukee Officer Is Acquitted in Fatal Shooting in 2016

 

Milwaukee mayor urges peaceful protest after ex-cop cleared

 

2 Detroit-area moms charged in probe of genital mutilation

 

Jurors' names in Bill Cosby trial will be released

 

Woman gets jail time for demanding drugs during labor

 

MS-13 Gang Member Sentenced to 160 Months in Prison for Attempted Murder

 

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Illegal Immigrant Held in Beating Death of Virginia Teen

 

Man with cache of powerful weapons arrested at Pasadena transit station

 

Teen vanishes walking her dog, pet later found tied to fence

 

Former NFL linebacker shot dead in apartment, 2 wounded

 

Funeral held today for slain Virginia teen

 

Recently-released sex offender charged in rape of girl, 7

 

Trump supporter stabbed 9 times after political rally

 

Woman Shoots Ex-Boyfriend Dead After He Shows Up at Her Home Brandishing a Rifle

 

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

Assaults on Border Patrol agents surge as immigration debate heats up

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Wasserman Schultz: FBI, DHS Never Contacted Me About DNC Hack – Contradicting Jeh Johnson’s Testimony! (Former Democratic National Committee Chairman US Representative of Florida Debbie Wasserman Schultz)

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Hillary Clinton as unpopular today as she was last year

 

The two competing futures of the Democratic Party: Jon Ossoff and Randy Bryce

 

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Feds’ ‘OPT’ Program Rewards Companies For Hiring 330k Foreign College Grads in 2016

 

DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR

 

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to cut 4,000 employees from the department

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Gregg Jarrett: Will Mueller & Comey use a false case of obstruction to trigger impeachment? (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller/ Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

Eric Garner's family 'frustrated' by federal probe

 

DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION (DEA)

 

Cop: Illegal Mexican Nationals Murdered My Buddy Execution-style

 

EARTHQUAKE

 

Powerful Earthquake Shakes Guatemala and El Salvador

 

ECONOMY

 

Stocks close mostly lower as financials, consumer staples weigh

 

Wall St. ends flat but healthcare stocks rally

 

U.S. Stocks End Mixed, Bonds Gain as Oil Advances: Markets Wrap

 

Gold tallies back-to-back gains, and claws out from 5-week low

 

Treasury yields edge lower as heath-care bill looks uncertain

 

In this part of the Midwest, the problem isn’t China. It’s too many jobs.

 

Dollar drops against yen as Japan upgrades economy for first time since December

 

Asian stocks climb as oil crawls up from 10-month low

 

Asian Stocks Rise as Oil Halts Slide; Yen Climbs: Markets Wrap

 

Could The Housing Market Meltdown Happen Again?

 

An Industry Struggling to Grow Up  (For all its brilliant minds, Silicon Valley hasn’t yet graduated to adulthood.)

 

US weekly jobless claims total 241,000 vs 240,000 estimate

 

EDUCATION

 

Brooklyn Public Library Hosts ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’

 

Professor’s twisted posts force posh college to close its campus

 

A gift for NYC's gifted & talented

 

Theater Classics, Contemporary Sensibilities  (Native American walkout from the University of Wyoming’s production of The Fantasticks illustrates challenges facing college drama.)

 

Valedictorian goes off script, so the school cut his mic

 

Helping Postdocs With Children

 

Trinity College professor calls white people ‘inhuman’: ‘Let them f-ing die’

 

The Dangers of Filtered Speech (Two more professors -- one at Trinity of Connecticut and one at Syracuse -- find themselves the target of physical threats and harassment.)

 

Read the speech that got a high school valedictorian pulled from the stage

 

Textbook-Counterfeiting Cage Match (Three major textbook publishers sue the bookstore provider Follett, alleging failure to stop selling pirated versions of their books.)

 

The fallacy of ‘unhealthy competition’

 

Britain Tries to Evaluate Teaching Quality (Controversial effort sorts universities into gold, silver and bronze. Some prestigious institutions didn’t get gold.)

 

Driverless shuttle service to launch at University of Michigan

 

Prestigious private school official on leave amid sex misconduct claims

 

EGYPT

 

Al Jazeera Sued for Endangering Reporters, Supporting Muslim Brotherhood in 2013 Egyptian Revolution

 

Egypt’s Coptic Christians question whether el-Sissi alliance can protect them from terror (Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi)

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Good riddance to the Russia myth — and blame Team Obama for promoting it

 

ENERGY

 

Oil recoups some recent losses following a second-straight weekly fall in U.S. supplies

 

Energy Prices

 

Other People's Money: The Immorality Of The Fossil-Fuel Divestment Campaign

 

Electricity usage hits record high amid scorching heat wave

 

 

ENVIRONMENT

 

Environment: Top global banks still lend billions to extract fossil fuels

 

EUROPE

 

Lithuania rejects legalization of same-sex ‘marriage’

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks log tiny gain as oil shares recover

 

Raids, arrests after failed nail bomb attempt in Brussels

 

Failed Brussels attack could have caused widespread casualties – authorities

 

Brexit and security loom large at EU summit

 

Romania Government collapses as ruling party MPs oust prime minister

 

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

 The FBI’s Briefing On The GOP Baseball Shooting Couldn’t Have Been More Bizarre

 

Man who allegedly wanted to join ISIS arrested at JFK

 

Flint stabbing was retaliation for US wars in Middle East: FBI

 

Sebastian Gorka was once fired by FBI for anti-Muslim comments: Report

 

Acting FBI chief tells House committee he’s never felt uncomfortable in meetings with Trump

 

Judge acts quickly on claim Comey obstructed justice   (Former FBI Director James Comey; Hearing scheduled Friday on lawsuit over buried investigation into surveillance)

 

Virginia Shooter Had Photographed D.C. Landmarks, F.B.I. Says

 

 

 

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC)

 

Miami Man Faces $120 Million Fine for 96-Million Robocall Spree

 

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)

 

Fixing How FDA Regulates Diagnostic Lab Tests

 

 

FRANCE

 

French bus drivers win right to wear shorts after pulling skirt stunt

 

Fitness model killed in freak whipped cream accident

 

France converts hotels into lodging for asylum seekers as Calais migrants crisis rumbles on

 

France urged to do more to protect truck drivers after Calais crash death

 

 

GENETICALLY  MODIFIED ORGANISM (GMO)

 

Consumers Remain in the Dark About Potential Risks of New GMO Techniques

 

 

GERMANY

 

Germanic Umma  (A Germany with a new purpose and new faith.)

 

Merkel rebuffs UK, saying EU future more important than Brexit (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Germany: Newspaper editor calls Muslims who went on anti-terror march “Uncle Toms”

 

Trains cancelled across north Germany as fierce storms kill one

 

Germany raids homes of 36 people accusing of “hateful” social media postings

 

Ugly family feud tarnishes mourning for ex-Chancellor Helmut Kohl

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Shocker=> Global Warming Computer Models Were Wrong, the ‘Pause’ Is Real

 

Who needs Paris? U.S. is well on its way to lower emissions with economic, technological changes

 

GOP

 

For the GOP, Step Up or Become an Irrelevant Majority

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Anthem Health Drops Out of 2 More State Obamacare Exchanges

 

HEALTH CARE

 

California Reinvents Medical Tourism

 

Premature Baby Born at 24 Weeks Weighed Just 1 Pound, But Now He’s Thriving

 

Single-payer healthcare for California is, in fact, very doable

 

Doctors' advice for protection in extreme heat conditions

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Nancy Pelosi says homosexuality is ‘consistent’ with Catholicism. Are Church leaders taking her lead?  (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Speaker Ryan: Trump Request to Defund Public Broadcasting is ‘Micro-Detail’ He Won’t Be Involved In

 

30 GOP Congressmen Have Been Attacked or Threatened Since May

 

Ryan's right: Tax reform this year is a must (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

What Democrats can learn from spending $30M on a House race — and losing

 

Will Nancy Pelosi Be The Next Casualty Of The Dems' Virulent Anti-Trump Fever?  (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Some Dems want Pelosi to go

 

Democratic Rep. Cheri Bustos (Illinois): ‘Anti-Trump message’ not a winning strategy for party

 

Democrats Have Burned Through $35 Million On 4 Special Election Losses Since Trump Took Office

 

Congressional Black Caucus turns down Trump invite

 

After Georgia Election, Democrats Are Demoralized, Again

 

INDIA

 

India’s prime minister is not as much of a reformer as he seems  (Prime Minister Narendra Modi)

 

Pak says Jadhav has appealed against death sentence, releases ‘confessional video’, India calls it ‘manufactured fact’

 

Modi-Trump meet: 'US approves sale of 22 Guardian drones to India'

 

Poonch: Two army jawans killed in attack on patrolling party by Pakistan’s border action team

 

How two chemistry grads ran a drug start-up, made pots of money and went to jail

 

Farmers torch vehicles over land for airport near Mumbai; at least 25 injured

 

Sedition charges against 'Pakistan supporters' dropped 

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

 

Trump Pledges Rural Broadband Support in Infrastructure Package

 

INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY

 

Intel chiefs: Trump suggested refuting Russia collusion

 

IRAN

 

Two shining lights in an Iranian prison’s darkness

 

 

IRAQ

 

ISIS blows up historic Mosul mosque   

 

American aid worker runs through ISIS gunfire to save little girl

 

Iraq Blames ISIS as Historic Mosque in Mosul Is Destroyed

 

ISLAM

 

Ramadan Jihad Comes to Wisconsin and Michigan

 

U.S. city installs Shariah hotline for 'hate speech' snitches

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Thursday, June 22, 2017)

 

Posing as environmentalists, Hezbollah digging in at border, Israel tells UN

 

Watch: Hezbollah operates on Lebanon border under guise of fake environmental NGO

 

'Netanyahu ordered freezing of the Jerusalem building plans' (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Netanyahu approves Beit El settlement expansion project

 

New Security Measures at Jerusalem’s Damascus Gate

 

Netanyahu said set to unfreeze thousands of E. Jerusalem units

 

Special Report: PA abuses goodwill of International Red Cross to pay salaries to Palestinian terrorists in Israeli prisons

 

Border police thwart infiltration into West Bank (Judea and Samaria) settlement

 

Israel Continues to Reduce Gaza’s Electricity Supply, Egypt Helping Just a Little

 

Man held for suspected hate attack on East Jerusalem Arab

 

Hebrew University professor: Israel becoming like Nazi Germany

 

Minister calls on Riyadh to invite Netanyahu for peace talks

 

A First: Israeli Consul Invites Banglore Muslims to Iftar Celebration

 

Herzog: Netanyahu is ‘incapable’ of peace with Palestinians (Labor Party chairman Isaac Herzog)

 

Abbas meets with Kushner, US envoy to discuss reviving peace process (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Abbas: Netanyahu is racist for calling jailed Palestinians 'terrorists'

 

Liberman: Abbas trying to draw Hamas into war with Israel (Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman)

 

Israel's new 'security strategy' at Damascus Gate to further control Palestinian movement

 

Conrad Black: Palestinian terror and Israel boycotts aren't a form of 'dissent.' They're just evil ...

 

MK: Israel’s Gaza Siege Is Terrorism; Minister: Give Up Your Israeli Citizenship

 

And the Jerusalem construction freeze goes on  

 

On 4th  day of power cuts, Israel reduces electricity to Gaza by 60 percent

 

With ire over Palestinian expansion, settlers aim to reshuffle Israeli priorities

 

Hamas rejects US official's demands to designate movement as 'terrorist' group

 

To stop Russia and other hackers, overhaul the internet, says top Israeli expert

 

In Ramallah, Kushner and Abbas agree ‘peace will take time’

 

Abbas defends payments to convicted terrorists as ‘social responsibility’

 

Jared Kushner’s falling into a trap on Mideast peace

 

You Can’t be Pro-Palestinian and a Feminist

 

JAPAN

 

Compensation claim period opens for Guam victims of WWII Japanese occupation

 

JORDAN

 

Security Forces Raid On Restaurant Serving Food During Ramadan Fast Sparks Public Debate In Jordan

           

 

LIBERALISM

 

The Left Has One More Argument: Kill Them!

 

Otto Warmbier And The Left's Dehumanizing Culture Of Hate

 

MARIJUANA

 

Legal pot and car crashes: Yes, there's a link

 

MEDIA 

 

Data Shows Media Covered Gabby Giffords Shooting Twice As Much As Steve Scalise Shooting

 

Hugh Hewitt Getting His Own MSNBC Show

 

Wall Street Journal fires prominent reporter for involvement with source

 

Fox News covers Trump speech live, other networks use regular programming

 

WSJ fires reporter over evidence of business deal

 

TV news network yanks job offer for Bill O'Reilly

 

MEXICO

 

Mexico to Investigate Spying Campaign Against Journalists and Activists

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

What to Make of the Saudi Shake-up

 

AP: U.S. questions detainees in Yemen prisons rife with torture

 

UAE warned US it could end intelligence cooperation over 9/11 victims claims

 

Saudi King Ousts Crown Prince in Favor of His Son

 

MILITARY

 

Trump and His Generals

 

"Ready to fight tonight": How the U.S. Army counters N. Korea threats

 

As Navy sailors faced tough call on sealing off ship’s flooded areas, they didn’t know if survivors remained

 

Navy identifies 7 sailors killed in collision at sea

 

Jurors in Bergdahl case will be quizzed about Trump

 

Training tunnel will keep US soldiers returning to front lines in S. Korea

 

Father of Fitzgerald sailor will make you choke up

 

US military community in Japan offers support after USS Fitzgerald tragedy

 

Secretary Mattis condemns North Korea following Warmbier's death  (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)

 

Some veterans celebrate VA accountability bill as a promise kept

 

F-16 crashes on takeoff with ammunition on board

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

 

Ready for the total solar eclipse?

 

NEW ZEALAND

 

New Zealand: Muslim dad laughs as he gives his son a mock execution

 

 

PAKISTAN

 

India slams UN, US inaction on terror safe havens in Pakistan

 

Video: Dramatic moment of overloaded truck overturning in Pakistan caught on camera

 

 

PARENTING

 

When Helicopter Parents Hover Even at Work

 

PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

 

Missouri AG sues 3 drug companies over opioid crisis

 

PHILIPPINES

 

Muslim Teacher Forces Young Christian Girl To Pray Islamic Prayers In Classroom To Pass Her Class, Tells Her To Forget About Jesus

 

 Terror contagion takes hold in Philippines

 

RADIO

 

Rush: Media, Democratic Party 'destroyed today'

 

RUSSIA

 

Russia: "High" probability ISIS leader "liquidated" in strike

 

Post-Soviet Russia's Foreign Policy: In Search Of Identity 

 

Soviet spymaster who planted agents across the West dies at 91

 

Lavrov tells Tillerson attempts to exert pressure on Russia through sanctions pointless

 

Why So Many Top Hackers Hail from Russia

 

EU agrees to extend sanctions against Russia

 

SENATE

 

6 Things You Need To Know About The Senate’s Obamacare-Lite Bill

 

Obamacare architect: Senate GOP bill does not repeal Obamacare

 

Here's How the Senate GOP Plan Would Change Health Care

 

The GOP's Obamacare: Out: Repeal & replace. In: Copy & paste.

 

The Senate Health Care Bill Misses a Key Opportunity. Here’s What Should Be Done.

 

Senate Republicans Release Health Care Plan, Twitter Users Predict People Will Die

 

Senate health care bill: 4 key Republicans come out against GOP plan

 

Sen. Grassley: Criminal Justice Reform Still on the Table  (US Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley (R)

 

Activists Pushing for Reform in Islam: Kamala Harris Silenced Us (US Senator of California  Kamala Harris (D)

 

Here are the details of Senate Republican Obamacare replacement bill

 

Gingrich: Dems in 'Trump States' May Back Senate Health Plan

 

Washington's biggest secret is LEAKED: Draft of Senate health care bill reveals Republican plan to kill Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood

 

Republicans face pressure at home to repeal Obamacare quickly

 

Senate Republicans set to release health-care bill, but divisions remain

 

Republicans’ health-care hypocrisy is on full display

 

The Republicans who decried Obamacare secrecy are now writing legislation in secret

 

9 questions about the Senate health care bill

 

The Health Care of Millions Depends on a Few Senators

 

Bipartisan Senate Bill Seeks to Resuscitate Once-Leading U.S. Patent System

 

Senate Republicans Brace for Release of Health Bill Thursday

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Mark Zuckerberg explains Facebook's new mission

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Moon urges China to do more to rid N. Korea of nuclear weapons: Reuters  (President Moon Jae-in)

 

N.Korean Drone Made from Parts from 7 Countries

 

Foreign teachers left stranded by crackdown on visa violations

 

Moon says NK will acquire ICBM tech 'in the not too distant future'

 

Moon says 'original' agreement was to deploy one THAAD launcher in 2017: Reuters

 

SPAIN

 

Spain: “Extremely dangerous ISIS member,” 2 other Muslims arrested days before Gay Pride festival

 

SPORTS

 

NBA mock draft: Massive trades impact Fultz, Ball

 

A Nike-Amazon deal has sporting goods chains running scared

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

 

STATES

 

California heat wave claims the lives of 2 Bay Area seniors

 

San Francisco to ban sales of vaping flavored liquid

 

N.Y. governor pardons 9/11 worker facing deportation

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Tillerson says Gulf states have come up with list of demands for Qatar  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Do we really want the Supreme Court to decide how partisan is too partisan?

 

SYRIA

 

Once Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa falls, U.S. will be on collision course with Syria and Iran

 

TAIWAN

 

Survey shows rising wages and female labor participation

 

Minimum pension bill passes reading

 

TERRORISM

 

Counterterrorism Director: Al Qaeda Remains No. 1 Terrorism Concern to U.S.

 

'Allahu akbar!' Cop stabbed in neck at Michigan airport

 

THAILAND

 

Thailand's elections fall from view 

 

TRANSGENDER MOVEMENT

 

Clinical Implications of Transgenderism vs. Sex Identity Disorder

 

TROPICAL STORMS

 

Cindy slams Gulf Coast, could cause "life-threatening" flooding

  

TURKEY

 

Turkey: U.S. promised to reclaim weapons from Kurds after ISIS fight 

 

 Why Erdogan Is Flooding Turkey’s Economy With Credit (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan)

 

Turkey and Russia to deploy in Syria’s Idlib: Erdogan spokesman

 

UBER

 

Inside Travis Kalanick’s Resignation as Uber’s C.E.O. 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 trims losses into the close as oil rises

 

NHS: The Struggle to Rescue the Sacred Cow of British Politics

 

Church of England head says it ‘colluded’ with sex abuse 

 

Hundreds more U.K. buildings have potentially deadly exteriors

 

London attack lets Muslims argue world is against them

 

May apologises for 'failure of the state' over Grenfell fire (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

Sussex Police Imprison Man for Speaking Out Against Radical Islamic Hate and Violence

 

Exclusive: Grenfell Tower: 16 council inspections failed to stop use of flammable cladding

 

Brexit now 'very much open to question', Lord Heseltine says

 

Social media linked to cosmetic boom

 

First NHS proton beam machine arrives

 

Tef results :Top universities miss out on highest award in controversial new test

 

UK weather: Britain could sizzle on hottest June day for 176 years

 

Police: Investigations shelved to focus on terrorism, says Met chief

 

Prince Harry: No-one wants to be king

 

Two men die after crane collapses

 

HMS Queen Elizabeth prepares to sail from Rosyth dockyard

 

Fruit and veg farmers face labour crunch

 

Interest rate: Bank of England rift as chief economist ponders increase

 

Green light for UK driverless road trials

 

Boris Johnson: I will not run for leader until after March 2019 (British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson)

 

NHS: Cheshire cancer patients 'could die sooner' if cuts are forced through

 

MSPs will get the chance to vote down key Brexit bills

 

London council chief quits amid Grenfell criticism

 

May to address EU leaders on Brexit plans

 

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

UN survey World population 'to hit 8bn in 2023'

 

 

 

UNITED STATES

 

'He looked very afraid and I thought maybe I could help': Man's random act of kindness is praised by thousands after he was secretly pictured helping an 83-year-old man down a mall escalator

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

How Trump Could Change the Country’s Direction With These Court Vacancies

 

Trump: I didn't tape Comey (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

Trump calls Russia election hack a 'big Dem hoax'

 

David Brock-Linked Group Files Another Lawsuit Against Trump

 

Trump doesn't want 'poor person' handling economy

 

Trump: No Welfare for Immigrants for First 5 Years 

 

Trumps suggests creating law that has been enacted since 1996 


Trump in Iowa: President says he asked for health bill 'with heart'

 

Trump takes a victory lap

 

White House aims to get tax overhaul bill to Congress in September

 

New warning: 'Resistance' turning into American 'coup'  ('An attempt to overturn November's election and forcibly remove a duly elected President.')

 

Trump to Host Reelection Fundraiser at Trump Hotel in DC

 

 

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