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Thursday, June 14, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

The Silent Suffering of Fathers After Abortion

 

Less Than One-Third of Women Agree With Planned Parenthood and Unlimited Abortions Up to Birth

 

Clinic closures make accessing abortion tougher

 

“Catholic” Group Praises Vote to Legalize Abortion, Claims “Catholics Can be” Pro-Abortion

 

Michigan Christian university wins suit against abortion-pill mandate

 

Planned Parenthood Worker Illegally Accessed Patient Records to Get Female Patient’s Phone Number

 

Cecile Richards: Conservatives are fighting to roll back abortion rights. And they're winning

 

Vice President Mike Pence: “President Trump is the Most Pro-Life President in American History”

 

Americans' Support For Abortion Rights Wanes As Pregnancy Progresses

 

CNN Commentator Slams Pro-Trump Christians as “Sick” and “Heartless Human Beings”

 

In governor’s race, abortion dispute flares among… (Rhode Island)

 

Michigan Legislature Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood, Cuts $4.4 Million From Abortion Giant

 

Actor on Netflix Show “13 Reasons Why” Suggests His Character’s Girlfriend Abort Her Baby

 

Fathers: The Forgotten Victims of Abortion

 

Missouri defunds Planned Parenthood in 2018 budget

 

Trump's Ban On Funding For Overseas Abortions Has Some Little-Known Exceptions

 

Abortionist Arrested for Drugs and Domestic Violence Returns to Work Killing Babies at Local Abortion Clinic

 

Tennessee's Next Governor: Where The Candidates Stand On Abortion

 

Man Brutally Assaults Pregnant Woman, Kicks Her Stomach and Demands “Get an Abortion”

 

Argentina's Congress debating whether to liberalize abortion laws

 

In Ireland, What’s Legal Is Now Mandatory

 

Trump Admin Stops Justin Trudeau From Using G7 Summit to Promote Abortion (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Argentina House Passes Bill to Legalize Abortion, Would Kill Unborn Babes Up to 14 Weeks

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

US anti-narcotic effort in Afghanistan is a costly failure, official report finds

 

US drone strike reportedly kills senior TTP chief in Afghanistan: US media

 

Nazi flag-waving Aussie soldiers pictured in Afghanistan

 

 

AFRICA

U.S. air strike kills Al-Qaeda terrorist in Libya

 

Sharia in Niger: State authority revokes licenses of liquor dealers

 

Two Christians Ambushed, Killed in Central Nigeria

 

AUSTRALIA 

 

Markets Live: ASX lifts on banks, miners

 

Australian dollar falls to one-month low, ECB ends crisis-era stimulus program

 

Weaker jobs growth puts wage boost in doubt

 

Airline says ‘vortex’ sent plane into terrifying nosedive

 

BREAKDOWN OF THE FAMILY

 

The Importance of Dads in an Increasingly Fatherless America

 

CANADA

 

 TSX boosted by strength in gold, U.S. markets mixed

 

M-103 followup: Canadian government is taking “action” against “Islamophobia”

 

Quebec Doctors Say Lack of Palliative Care is Forcing Patients Into Assisted Suicide

 

Impaired driving laws get overhaul for cannabis legalization, but workplace testing rules remain untouched

 

Italy won’t ratify EU free-trade agreement with Canada, agriculture minister says

 

Canada says agreed with U.S. to keep NAFTA alive, no talks set

 

McGill music student awarded $350G after girlfriend stalls career

 

Illegal Monsanto GMO wheat discovered at ‘isolated site’ in Canada

 

CAPITOL HILL

 

With no WH invite, Warriors get invite to Capitol

 

COMEDY

 

Rev. Graham Slams 'Socialist-Thinking' Bill Maher For Wanting a Recession

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Pyongyang may start denuclearization process in 2-3 weeks: ex-minister

 

Pompeo: Allies Unanimous on Keeping Sanctions Until Denuclearization  (US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo)

 

N.Korean State Media Claim Victory for Kim at Singapore Summit

 

Ten Positives from the Trump-Kim Summit  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

Kim Jong-un's Singapore Hotel Leaves Nothing to Chance

 

Trump calls Kim a 'tough guy' on human rights (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

'Complete denuclearization clear between US, NK'

 

Trump doesn’t realize how hard it’ll be to ‘normalize’ North Korea

 

Japan working to arrange Abe-Kim summit: reports

 

Kim’s scattered atomic sites highlight the challenge of denuclearization  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

Meeting Creates New Anxieties in Asia

 

North, South Korea slated to hold military talks for first time in 10 years: Report

 

CONGRESS

 

Congress now opposing death-teaching textbooks(“Palestinians” have history of instructing students how to incite for jihad.)

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Maine: Muslim migrant mob beats 3 men with bats, sticks, rocks, bricks, one man in critical condition

 

Suspect at large after 4 cars shot near airport(Seattle, Washington)

 

Carnage, chaos and terror: Police videos of Las Vegas shooting reveal a war zone

 

4 cars struck by gunfire near airport: Authorities   (Seattle, Washington state)

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

Border Patrol raids a 2-bedroom house and finds 62 people inside

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Now Democrats are seeing Russian spies everywhere

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

The Democrats’ Radical Turn

 

Villaraigosa reflects after a bruising loss in California governor's race

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

Conservative Leaders to DeVos: Rescind Obama Discipline Policy (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)

 

Trump's school safety commission under microscope

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

DHS Secretary Nielsen Says ‘We Are Engaged in a Generational Struggle Against Islamist Militants’

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR

 

Interior Dept. wasted $400,000 on canceled study

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

IG Report: Comey Used Gmail Account to Conduct Official FBI Business  (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

IG report slams Obama DOJ, FBI for willingness to abuse their power to stop Trump election

 

Mueller reveals Manafort messages  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Cohen would make 'dangerous' witness: Experts

 

FBI decisions not politically-motivated but agent actions hurt rep: DOJ watchdog

 

Comey Broke From FBI Procedures in Clinton Probe, Watchdog Finds (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

Watchdog finds no evidence FBI’s Clinton probe tainted by bias

 

Report faults Comey but finds no political bias

 

IG Report: Comey’s Handling of Clinton Investigation ‘Negatively Impacted’ FBI

 

Washington braces for inspector general report on Clinton emails

 

Clinton Cronies Squeeze Cohen

 

Sessions defends firing Comey, warns DOJ report could prompt more terminations (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Could Hillary Clinton still face charges over her emails?

 

Robert Mueller seeks 150 blank subpoenas for Manafort trial  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Pressure on Cohen intensifies as Mueller stays focused on him

 

The silencing of the inspectors general

 

ECONOMY

 

Stocks generally gain after data, ECB announcement; tech leads Nasdaq to record

 

S&P, Nasdaq rise after ECB decision, U.S. data

 

Stocks Finish Higher on Technology, Media Gains: Markets Wrap

 

U.S. consumer spending accelerating; labor market robust

 

Gold scores highest finish in a month after ECB, Fed policy decisions

 

Massive Argentine Peso Plunge Deepens Emerging-Market Selloff

 

Asia Stocks Turn Lower on China Data, Hawkish Fed: Markets Wrap

 

Asian shares slip on Fed hike, trade fears and soft China data

 

EDUCATION

 

Indiana Teacher: I Was Forced To Resign Because I Won’t Pretend Boys Can Be Girls

 

California University Encourages Parents To Let Kids Watch Porn

 

Study: Fewer Children of Divorce Get Degrees

 

UCLA Students File Criminal Complaints Against anti-Israel Disruptors

 

Michigan principal apologizes for Marine uniform comments

 

Robert Spencer Video: CAIR Enraged by ROTC Exercise

 

Students: Hey, Constitution applies on campus, too

 

De Blasio’s ‘desegregation’ plan is an insult to Asian-Americans(Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio(D)

 

Why weren't New York's cheating teachers fired?

 

Christian teacher booted for refusing to call girls by boys' names

 

'We have been hurt.' More women say they were mistreated by USC gynecologist

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Clinton donor's dealings, connections questioned by watchdog group

 

 

 

ELECTION 2018

 

How to Lose the Midterms and Re-elect Trump

 

San Francisco elects a black woman as mayor for the first time

 

Elections Cement Trump’s Takeover of Republican Party

 

 

ELECTION  2020

 

Sanders gets best reception at early 2020 audition

 

ENERGY

 

U.S. oil prices end at 2-week high; Brent falls on bets for higher OPEC output

 

Energy Prices

 

Trump declares oil prices too high, blames OPEC

 

Trump Wants to Bail Out Coal and Nuclear Power. That Will Be Hard.

 

OPEC risks destroying its oil market success

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks log best day in 2 months as ECB outlines plans to end QE

 

EU nations back retaliating against U.S. steel tariffs

 

Euro sees worst day against buck in 2 years after ECB decision

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

FBI chief vows to hold employees accountable after report on Clinton probe   (FBI Director Christopher Wray)

 

This Is a Very Bad Report for the FBI

 

IG Report: FBI Agents Were Concerned About Obama Comments on Clinton Case

 

Hillary's Intent: What James Comey Missed  (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

FBI lovers Strzok and Page reportedly vowed to keep Trump from becoming president

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Fed raises key interest rate again

 

FRANCE

 

Paris puts final touches on Eiffel Tower anti-terror walls

 

French police arrest two men over 'terror plot to attack gay people'

 

GERMANY

 

Germany: Ricin found in Muslim’s apartment, cops say “no evidence” of connection to jihad groups

 

The quiet absolution of pro-Nazi filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl

 

End for Merkel? Power struggle with minister threatens to collapse coalition  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Germany rocked: Muslim refugee arrested in murder of Jewish girl

 

GOP

 

Ignoring warning signs, GOP continues rebranding itself as the party of Trump

 

Rudy Giul​iani danced up a storm on trip to Israel with alleged mistress (Former Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani)

 

GOP chairwoman: Anyone who doesn't support Trump 'will be making a mistake'

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Sylvester Stallone subject of sex crimes investigation

 

The problem with Robert De Niro’s F-bomb wasn’t the vulgarity

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Gowdy on IG Report: ‘I’m Alarmed, Angered … This Is Not The FBI Our Country Needs’  (US Representative of South Carolina Trey Gowdy (R)

 

Paul Ryan Tells Hispanic Prayer Breakfast We Share a Commitment to Fix Broken Immigration System  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

Nunes: Only Speaker Ryan or Trump Can Force Rosenstein to Turn Over Subpoenaed Documents  (US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)

 

Nancy Encourages ‘Uprisings’ Over Border Family Separations…  (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Committee: 'Foreign actors' accessed Clinton’s emails, at least 1 'secret'

 

Ryan breaks with Trump on splitting families at the border  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

House Immigration Push Has Trump’s Support, Ryan Says

 

Rep. Andy Barr: A simple solution to the opioid crisis

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Backdoor to illegal immigration closing: U.S. clears more asylum cases than it receives in May

 

INDIA 

 

India may seek exemptions from US to buy Iranian Oil

 

Muslim leader had Hindu statue ground to powder and given to defeated warriors, forcing them to “eat their god”

 

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICES (IRS)

Tax preparers' loss is America's gain  

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Thursday, June 14, 2018)

 

Netanyahu: 70% of people who carry out terror attacks are killed in act (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Early elections ‘back on the table’ as rabbis issue ultimatum on enlistment law

 

Russia Asks Israel Not to Strike Syria as World Cup Kicks Off in Russia for First Time

 

Israeli Foreign Ministry said to send out very skeptical paper on Trump-Kim meet(Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

Netanyahu thanks Merkel for German approval of Israeli drone lease deal(German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

PA's worship of Martyrs' blood - now on game show

 

In first such event, Russia celebrates its national day in Jerusalem

 

Hamas Threatens to End Ramadan With Thousands Of Terror Kites into Israel

 

Analysis: Disappointment at the UN, but also a few pleasant surprises

 

PMW welcomes FIFA investigation of Jibril Rajoub

 

Palestinians prep 5,000 kite bombs in Gaza to mark end of Ramadan

 

IDF Fired at Gaza Firebomb Kite Launchers (Israel Defense Forces)

 

IDF said to mull shooting Gazans preparing fire kites

 

Palestinian succumbs to wounds sustained during Gaza protests

 

‘If you’ve already chosen to enlist, be prepared for it’

 

UNGA adopts resolution calling for greater protection for Palestinians

 

Israel says new ‘Rampage’ rocket will break bunkers, but not the bank

 

Gazan resistance unit to launch 5000 incendiary kites on Friday

 

Three Palestinians detained in predawn West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  raids

 

Palestinian fields destroyed in apparent hate crime near Netiv Ha’avot outpost

 

Prince William may visit Western Wall during trip to region

 

Articles In Palestinian Authority Press: Trump Is A Second Version Of Hitler; U.S. Is Hostile To Palestinians

 

Trump team fears peace plan will be 'dead on arrival'

 

 

JAPAN

 

Japan seeks meeting between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Kim Jong Un: Report

 

MEDIA 

 

MSNBC reporter: Detained immigrant children 'effectively incarcerated' in Texas facility

 

Chris Cuomo clashes with Corey Stewart over ties to white nationalists  (Virginia GOP Senate candidate Corey Stewart)

 

MEDICAID

 

State spending on Medicaid expected to significantly slow in short term

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Arab coalition liberates town from Houthis

 

Worst Humanitarian Crisis on Earth May Soon Worsen: Yemen

 

It's time to get Qatar back into the fold

 

MILITARY

 

Trump Ordered Troops to the Border, But They’re Doing Busywork

 

Pentagon expected to cancel upcoming military exercise with S. Korea after Trump hints at changes

 

Key lawmaker: Talks with North Korea might suspend exercises, but US troops aren't leaving

 

Military leaders: More training, newer aircraft needed to halt aviation crisis

 

VA discloses rankings of 133 nursing homes

 

New 31st MEU commander says Marines ‘ready to fight tonight’ despite changes in Korea

 

NATIONAL ARCHIVES

 

Obama’s ‘wholesale destruction’ of tens of thousands of National Archive Records

 

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

 

Feds Spend $1.1 Million Training Parents How to Talk to Their Middle-School Kids About Sex

 

NATIONAL SECURITY

 

From 9/11 to Spygate: The National Security Deep State

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan: Alarming crackdown ahead of elections

 

Pakistan SC quashes Musharraf's hopes of contesting July polls(Former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf)

 

Pakistan strongly condemns targeted killing of Kashmiri journalist

 

PHILIPPINES

 

Philippines reportedly lets Israelis go after massive cybercrime sting

 

POLITICAL CORRECTNESS

 

Report: Netflix Bans Employees from Looking at Each Other for More Than Five Seconds

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

This Woman’s Autistic Foster Son Was Ripped From Her Arms Because She Works With Catholics

 

RUSSIA 

 

Russia-NATO Update – Ria.ru's Analyst Danilov: Macron Challenged the U.S. View On NATO, By Recognizing Mistakes With Russia; He Is Courageous

 

Putin confirms he invites Kim Jong-un to visit Russia  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)  

 

‘Crimea is Russian because everyone there speaks Russian,’ Trump reportedly tells G7 leaders

 

Russian Police Detain British LGBT Rights Campaigner in Moscow

 

Russia Vows Consequences After Norway Decides to Double U.S. Marine Presence

 

Russian Defense Ministry rejects reports about putting Black Sea Fleet on high alert


SCIENCE

 

Scientist is ravaged by ALS, the disease he was working to spare others from

 

Study: IQ scores are falling -- and have been for decades

 

Albert Einstein decried racism in America. His diaries reveal a xenophobic, misogynistic side.

 

 

SENATE

 

Trump has Corey Stewart’s back, but GOP leaders see political time bomb  (Virginia GOP Senate candidate Corey Stewart)

 

Senate Republicans aren't following Trump's lead on Corey Stewart in Virginia

 

What a Hard-Right Nominee Could Cost Virginia Republicans

 

Elizabeth Warren Declares War On Billionaires — Does That Include All The Liberal Ones?  (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)

 

Republican senators lash out at one another inside private luncheon

 

Graham to Corker: 'You don't care about the Republican Party because you're leaving'  (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)/ US Senator of Tennessee Bob Corker (R)

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Publishers infuriated by Facebook calling 'news' ads

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Washington in Disarray Over 'War Games' with S.Korea

 

Seoul closes office for delayed North Korean human rights foundation

 

SPORTS

 

How Trump could still mend fences with the NFL's kneelers

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

New York AG sues Trump, alleging 'illegal conduct' at his charity

 

Is One California Really Enough?

 

Gov. Brown should do the right thing and grant clemency to death row inmate Kevin Cooper  (Governor of California Jerry Brown (D)

 

Facing declining population, progressive Vermont offers cash to lure telecommuters

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Secretary of state clarifies stance as Trump says North Korean nuclear threat has ended  (US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo)

 

Mike Pompeo sees ‘major’ progress on North Korean nukes in Trump’s first term

 

Report: State Dept flushing out 'deep state' bureaucrats

 

Pompeo clears the air: No sanctions relief for North Korea until 'complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization'

 

SUICIDES

 

Combating the suicide epidemic

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

The Dems’ Supreme Threat

 

Protecting all Americans from anti-religious hostility

 

You have the right to vote. Use it or lose it, the Supreme Court says.

 

TAIWAN

 

'Disastrous deluge' begins in Taiwan, new typhoon forming

 

Taiwan 'won't sit idly by' while China's flexes muscles: ex-minister

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

Apple to Close iPhone Loophole Police Use on Locked Devices

 

TRADE

 

Trump’s Tariff Gambit

 

Trump’s Steps to Rejoin the TPP Would Integrate U.S. With China, Russia

 

In Threat to Globalism, NAFTA Talks Shifting to Bilateral

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey election: Four dead in clash as pre-poll tension rises

 

In Turkey, the opposition finally unites in bid to end Erdogan’s dominance   (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

The LGBT Refugees in Turkey Who Refuse to Be Forgotten

 

Why Lawmakers Are Trying To Block Delivery Of Fighter Jets To Turkey

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 closes at highest level in a month as pound sinks after ECB announcement

 

STDs Are on the Rise in the U.K., and Sex Education There Isn’t Helping

 

UK Home Office moves Tommy Robinson to “highly dangerous” prison with 33% Muslim population

 

Has Activist Tommy Robinson Been Moved To A Prison With A 71% Muslim Population?

 

British political operatives were in contact with Russian ambassador while meeting with Trump: report

 

Nigel Farage: “If dealing with Islamic fundamentalism becomes a battle between us and the entire religion, we’ll lose”

 

UK singer banned from social media over Holocaust denial

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Parts of missiles fired at Saudi Arabia came from Iran — UN chief

 

UN General Assembly Approves Another Anti-Israel Resolution

 

UNITED STATES

 

Miss America: The Latest Institution Destroyed by the Left

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Treason or respect? Trump draws ire for returning North Korean general’s salute (Video)

 

On the plane back from the summit, Trump called his lawyers

 

Pence accused of 'hijacking' evangelical meeting(Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

Sarah Sanders, Raj Shah planning to depart the White House  (White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders)

 

Trump's A-team

 

There’s no defending Trump’s North Korea performance

 

Sanders bashes report she's planning to leave White House

 

White House considered Sen. Joe Manchin to lead VA after Jackson withdrew his nomination

 

 

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