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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Nine Abortionists Caught Doing Abortions on Girls as Young as 12, Not Reporting Sexual Assault to Authorities

 

Planned Parenthood To Spend Record $1.5 Million To Sway An Election

 

Republicans Defeat Democrats’ Attempt to Fund International Planned Parenthood After President Trump Defunded It

 

Abortionists enraged when bishops offer burial for unborn

 

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Promises to Fulfill Dying Teen’s Last Wish to End Abortion

 

Anti-abortion group seeks to strike rape and incest exceptions from Iowa's fetal abortion heartbeat law

 

Pro-Abortion Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Says She’s “Wearing the Armor of God” to Battle President Trump

 

Taking abortion out of the shadows and putting it on stage at Shotgun Players

 

Former Planned Parenthood President: “No Good Ever Comes From a Room Full of White Men”

 

Pro-choice groups react to AG Laxalt's anti-abortion legal action(Nevada)

 

Planned Parenthood Hates Trump, Except When They Want His Help to Stop Their Employees From Unionizing

 

California Bill Mandates Free Abortions at All College and University Campuses

 

Abortion Business Attacks Catholic Bishops for Offering Burial Services for Babies it Kills in Abortions

 

Every Year 5 Million Elderly Adults are Abused or Neglected and Most Crimes are Never Discovered

 

10 Reasons God Loves the Pro-Life Work of Pregnancy Centers

 

New York Bill Targets Pregnancy Centers With Bogus Government Investigations

 

Abortionist in Jail After Killing 20-Year-Old Woman in Botched Abortion(Nairobi, Kenya)

 

Federal judge blocks Arkansas law that effectively bans medication abortion

 

Girl Dies After She Was Kidnapped, Impregnated and Forced to Have an Abortion(Pakistan)

 

Community Voices: Campus abortions: solution to a non-existent problem

 

Pro-Life Lawmaker Leaves Political Party After It Suspends Her for Voting Pro-Life(Ireland)

 

Malta Betrays its Pro-Life Values By Approving Freezing of Human Embryos

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman hopes for Afghan truce to be extended

 

AFRICA

 

Baobabs are Africa's oldest and most beautiful trees, but they're under threat

 

Stop exploiting Africa, share resources, Pope tells Europe

 
AUSTRALIA

 

ASX: Australian share market rises to 10-year high

 

The Failed Ideology of Australia's Conservatives

 

Australian telecom giant Telstra is slashing 8,000 jobs

 

Australian dollar crumbles with commodities, yield spreads

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Don't put all your anti-climate-change eggs in the electric-car basket

 

BALKANS

 

5,600 migrants have entered Bosnia since January, en route to Western Europe

 

 

CANADA

 

TSX surges to record high in Wednesday trading

 

Police issue Canada-wide arrest warrant for Christian accused of LGBT ‘hate’ crimes

 

U.S. takes aim at Canadian jihadist threat

 

This is the most dangerous story we can tell about nursing homes

 

Alberta parents ask judge to block law that allows schools to keep secret a child joining LGBT club

 

Canada becomes second country to legalize pot nationwide

 

Ontario Catholic board fires faithful school chaplain, says he wasn’t a ‘good fit’

 

Toronto has worst commute in all of North America: Study

 

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA)

 

CIA programmer charged with leaking classified info

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China's influence on North Korea grows

 

Trump's Tariffs Could Deliver a Sizable Hit to China's Economy

 

China Is Getting Ready to Take On the World’s Biggest Drugmakers

 

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Kim, Xi discuss strengthening strategic, tactical cooperation (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un/Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)

 

Building the deal with North Korea

 

CONGRESS

 

Congress missed its chance to start fixing the FBI

 

G.O.P. Moves to End Migrant Policy, but Can’t Agree on How

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

The top-rated CEO in the U.S. is a Chinese immigrant

 

COURTS

 

Father sues Manhattan daycare for not allowing son to wear Star of David

 

A judge in Kansas just struck down one of the toughest voter ID laws in the country. Here's what you need to know

 

Guatemalan mom sues over alleged separation from son at border

 

America’s No. 1 voter fraud conspiracy theorist goes down in court

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Breaking: US Cardinal removed after ‘credible’ allegation he abused a minor

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

Immigrant babies, toddlers separated from parents being sent to ‘tender age’ shelters

 

The real key to solving the family separation crisis at the border

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Obama Smells Blood in Trump Reversal on Immigration

 

Dem scores upset over Republican in Florida county commissioner race  

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

 

As Negative Story Loomed, Commerce Chief Shorted Stock  (Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross)

 

Companies can escape Trump’s steel tariffs. But it won’t be easy.

 

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Protesters crash DHS secretary's dinner amid family separation furor

 

Janet Napolitano, former Homeland Security chief, on why she said no to family separation

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

IG Report Confirms: Our Republic Is under Existential Threat

 

600 members of Jeff Sessions’ church sign formal complaint against him(US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Mueller Has Strzok Out  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Trump’s campaign manager says it’s time to fire Sessions

 

ECONOMY

 

Nasdaq notches record; Dow extends losing streak to 7 days

 

Nasdaq climbs to record; Dow capped by trade concerns

 

Asian Stocks Mixed; China Drops Amid Trade Woes: Markets Wrap

 

China stocks extend slump, temper Asian bounce as trade war anxiety grows

 

Goldman says it may trade more than just digital-currency futures; Cryptos prices rebound

 

Dollar steadies as trade-war worries cool—for now

 

Gold logs a fresh 2018 low as metal extends downturn

 

EDUCATION

 

Student sues university after it targeted her for showing Jordan Peterson clip

 

K-12: In Praise of

 

Prager U Video: Dangerous People Are Teaching Your Kids

 

Psychosocial School Rise Raises Need for Choice

 

Harvard’s secret system to avoid ‘too many Asians’

 

ELECTION 2018

 

Poll finds Newsom has a commanding lead over Cox in California governor's race

 

Christian culture warrior vying for governor(Massachusetts)

 

ENERGY

 

U.S. oil prices end higher after biggest weekly drop in domestic crude supplies since January

 

Energy Prices

 

‘Oil is not a weapon’: Iran’s energy minister wants OPEC to push back against Trump

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

Scott Pruitt and the Return of the Black Cat News Story  (Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt)

 

EUROPE

 

Muslim “refugees” have murdered or injured over 1,000 people in jihad attacks since 2014

 

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks stage recovery, but U.S.-China trade tensions remain

 

Each Muslim migrant costs Dutch society over $1,150,000

 

EU Parliament Committee Votes for Tougher EU Copyright Rules to Rein in Tech

 

Hungary’s Orban: “Everyone should be wary of the idea of Islam being part of any European country”

 

New Faces on the Dutch Anti-Islam Front

 

Linking on internet faces possible ban, warns tech site

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Strzok escorted out of FBI, but remains on job

 

GERMANY

 

Police 'foiled biological attack' with arrest of Tunisian in Cologne

 

German automakers are proposing an end to the E.U.'s 10% import tax on U.S. cars

 

UK: Muslim breaks into house intending sexual assault of sleeping woman

 

Germany: Merkel flip-flops again, says she supports Italy’s anti-migrant policy  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

GREECE

 

As Greece Ends Bailouts, Problems Linger for Europe

 

HOLOCAUST

 

A visit to the Holocaust Museum

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Donald Trump Faces Presidency-Defining Moment as House Leaders Struggle to Find Votes for Paul Ryan Amnesty Plan  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

Members of the House will now be required to disclose bitcoin, other cryptocurrency holdings

 

Meadows: 'Evidence' FBI altered witness interviews in Clinton, Russia probes

 

Trump calls Rep. Mark Sanford a "nasty guy" in Capitol Hill meeting  (US Representative of South Carolina Mark Sanford (R)

 

Conservatives express concern over House GOP immigration bill

 

Gowdy blasts Comey for fixing Hillary case(US Representative of South Carolina Trey Gowdy (R)

 

House GOPer unmasks identities of anti-Trump FBI agents

 

House GOP plan would cut Medicare, Medicaid to balance budget

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Here Are The Photos Of Obama’s Illegal Immigrant Detention Facilities The Media Won’t Show You

 

Decide, Democrats: Is This Nazi Germany or Normal Politics?

 

Who Wants to Solve the Immigrant Crisis? Not Congressional Democrats. Not Liberals.

 

Trump’s ‘Zero Tolerance Policy’ Deterring Illegal Immigration…


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

ICE Arrests 146 Illegal Aliens at Ohio Meatpacking Plant

 

Weapons of Mass Manipulation(A mainstream media fact-checker's baseless assault on an innocent ICE officer.)

 

Former ICE head: Separated kids may never see parents again

 

INDIA

 

23% rise in suicides in India during 2000-2015

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

 

How the Koch Brothers Are Killing U.S. Transit Projects

 

ISLAM 

 

A New Global Metric of Muslim Beliefs and Practices

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Wednesday, June 20, 2018)

 

Amid fears of new Gaza war, PM threatens to step up response to arson attacks  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Netanyahu: We are prepared for every scenario in Gaza

 

Rare Gaza Strip Protest Directed At Hamas Ends In Familiar Way: Violence

 

Saudis meet with Kushner, Greenblatt to discuss Gaza, peace push

 

Report: IDF Ready for Ground War in Gaza If Hamas Continues Attacks  (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Yad Vashem apologizes for guide confronting Austrian leader over FPOe

 

Erekat blasts American withdrawal from UNHRC  (Chief negotiator for the “Palestine” Liberation Organization Saeb Erekat)

 

Condoms, kites, birthday balloons: ‘Silly’ Gaza weapons could lead to real war

 

Report: Finance Minister Inflicted Stagnation on Real Estate Market

 

Bill to criminalize some filming of IDF soldiers clears first Knesset hurdle

 

Gaza terror organizations: We will respond by force

 

Knesset advances bill banning sexual orientation, gender identity discrimination

 

Gaza warfront cannot be detached from Israel’s Syrian arena

 

‘Winter is still coming,’ cyber chief warns on hacking threats

 

Israel may follow US in freezing out UN rights body, to some diplomats’ dismay

 

US psychology association faces pressure to boycott Israel, cancel Tel Aviv meet

 

Eshkol tells residents: Keep your safe rooms windows closed

 

Bomb thrown at border police at Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron, no injuries

 

Former Middle East Envoy Dennis Ross In Saudi Media Outlet: If Trump's Peace Deal Is Credible, Arab Leaders Must Keep Palestinians From Missing Yet Another Opportunity By Supporting The Deal Explicitly And Publicly

 

MEDIA 

 

ABC Apologizes For Bizarre Fake News Chyron Incident. Trump Responds. Internet Goes Insane.

 

Maddow breaks down on-air while describing 'tender age' migrant shelters

 

Fox's Ingraham sees no advertiser boycott despite outrage over child migrant comment

 

MEXICO

 

…Mexican Congress: End Cartel-Fighting Cooperation Unless Trump Drops ‘Zero Tolerance’

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

The Fierce Battle For Hodeidah & The Fate Of The Yemeni People

 

Saudi stocks receive landmark emerging markets upgrade from MSCI

 

MILITARY

 

Amended Senate NDAA closes prosecution gap for young sexual assault victims on military bases

 

US prepares for return of war dead remains from North Korea

 

2 USS Fitzgerald officers face courts-martial in wake of fatal collision a year ago

 

Final NDAA this summer could include military pay raises, new weapons, experts say

 

Navy investigating noncombat-related death of sailor at Africa base

 

Veteran of Pearl Harbor attack bids farewell to battle site, Hawaii

 

Trump wants his ‘Space Force’ to be ‘separate but equal.’ Notice anything odd?

 

MINIMUM WAGE 

 

 DC voters approve minimum wage hike for tipped workers

 

 

MULTICULTURALISM

 

The Folly of Multiculturalism

 

PAKISTAN

 

Gunmen kill police officer's son, uncle in Pakistan

 

Road accidents kill 15 in Pakistan

 

hina distances itself from its envoy's idea of India-China-Pakistan ...

 

RUSSIA

 

Russia Warns of ‘Tough Response’ to New U.S. Military Space Force

 

Criticism Of Russia In Iran: 'Russia Must Not Interfere In Syria's Internal Affairs'; If Russia 'Wants To Stand [Against Us], We Will Surely Stand Against It'

 

Asylum Seekers Enter Finland From Russia Using World Cup IDs

 

 

SENATE

 

Senate GOP tries to defuse Trump border crisis

 

 Poll: McSally holds 14-point lead in Arizona GOP Senate primary

 

Democrats in no rush to help Trump, GOP clean up family separation mess

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

George Soros Appears to Be Behind Effort to Break Up Facebook's Monopoly

 

SOCIAL SECURITY

 

Finding Middle Ground for Social Security and Public Pensions

 

Number of Americans Seeking Disability Benefits Plunges

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Heist on Bithumb Nets Hackers Billions

 

Moon heads to Russia for bilateral summit with Putin (President Moon Jae-in)

 

US defense chief to visit Korea over military exercises

 

SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER

 

60 groups consider suing Southern Poverty Law Center after it pays $3.4 M in defamation settlement

 

SPORTS

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

California’s 3-state solution

 

Cuomo is putting politics first with parolee-voting scheme  (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Revealed: Christopher Steele Visited State Department Shortly Before 2016 Election

 

SYRIA

 

Assad regime responsible for crimes against humanity in Ghouta: UN (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)

 

TAIWAN

 

Coca-Cola releases Taiwan-themed bottle design

 

'Born Independent,' Taiwan's Defiant New Generation Is Coming Of Age

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

Is It Time to Downsize American Tech Companies?

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey’s first F-35 officially to be delivered in ceremony June 21 despite Senate opposition

 

United against Erdogan: Turkey opposition's alliance of necessity    (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 ends higher, rising from 6-week low as Ocado, tobacco firms rally

 

UK police officers make ISIS one-finger salute

 

UK: Muslim breaks into house intending sexual assault of sleeping woman

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Nikki Haley blasts U.N. Human Rights Council as ‘cesspool of political bias’ as U.S. withdraws  (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)

 

Trump and Nikki Haley are forcing the UN to change

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump Retreats on Family Separation, Signing Order He Says Will End Policy

 

Trump blames Democrats for family separation

 

Anyone Notice That Trump Is Now Tied With 'Popular' Obama On Job Approval?

 

Trump may be right about immigration — but pictures are worth a thousand words

 

Trump vows to stand with House GOP '1,000 percent' on immigration

 

Top Trump aide to leave White House

 

Trump opens door to sale of ‘association’ health plans across state lines

 

Trump just gave small businesses a big health care boost

 

White House Says China Has More to Lose in a Trade War

 

The president seems to be saying more and more things that are not true

 

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)

 

World Health Organization removes gender dysphoria from list of mental disorders

 

 

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