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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 240  YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

 

ABORTION

 

“Pro-Choice” Protesters Try to Stop Women from Accessing Abortion Alternatives

 

New Netflix Comedy Justifies Abortion: “It’s Not the Right Baby”

 

Twitter Censors Pro-Life Groups Ads, Must Oppose Defunding Planned Parenthood to Advertise

 

Senate Republicans May Go All-Out For Anti-Abortion Provisions In The Health Care Bill

 

Ohio Bill Would Make It the Third State to Ban Abortions on Babies With Down Syndrome

 

Netflix's ‘GLOW’ Character Justifies Abortion: ‘It’s Not the Right Baby’

 

Planned Parenthood Doc Caught Saying She’d “Break the Baby’s Neck” if Baby Born Alive After Abortion

 

How Can the Women’s Movement be About Abortion When a Majority of Women are Pro-Life?

 

Abortion Activists Push Sex Ex Program Started by Jane Fonda on School Kids

 

Judge won’t disqualify colleague from abortion video case

 

Judge in notorious abortionist case is trying to block pro-life movie

 

Missouri House Votes to Stop Sale of Aborted Baby Body Parts

 

AP Analysis: Groups issue warning with abortion suits

 

2017 Pro-Life Women’s Conference Was Amazing. Here’s What Happened

 

She Told a Guy She Worked at an Abortion Clinic. On Their Next Date, He Raped Her.

 

Abortion rights for Northern Irish women in UK 'must be addressed'

 

Ireland Denies Abortion to Suicidal Girl — Will the US Follow Suit?

 

Poland :Government widely condemned over morning-after pill law

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Marines rekindling old Afghan relations in Helmand Province

 

AFRICA

 

Mali: Swedish man kidnapped by Islamist militants released after six years

 

AMTRAK

 

Amtrak names former Delta executive as next CEO

 

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

“Muslim extremists” drive anti-Semitic violence in Europe

 

AUSTRALIA

 

China optimism drives up ASX miners

 

Australian Dollar Gains as China’s Li Upbeat at ’Sumer Davos’

 

Australia: Muslim fires 18 gunshots at four cars, to undergo mental health assessment

 

The Royal Australian Navy is advertising for ‘devout Muslims’

 

Australia is now more Asian than European... so we're younger too

 

Australia Through American Eyes

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

BMW to add 1,000 jobs in South Carolina

 

BALKANS

 

Albania: Pro-EU prime minister set to win parliamentary majority  

 

BIOETHICS

 

Humans reach for godhood — and leave their humanity behind

 

BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES (ATF)

 

Fast and Furious Whistleblower Says He Became an ‘Enemy of the State’

 

 

CANADA

 

TSX gets modest boost from forestry stocks after latest U.S. softwood lumber duties

 

Durham high school students don’t have to read To Kill a Mockingbird, board decides

 

Trudeau touts open Canadian immigration system in face of Trump travel ban (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Toronto doctor accused of sexual assault on patient during treatment

 

Trudeau ‘comfortable’ with Norsat takeover despite U.S. concerns

 

Royal Bank to reimburse $22M in investment fees it shouldn't have charged some clients

 

Quebec: Court rejects Muslim’s claim he went to Syria out of “curiosity,” convicts him on terror charge

 

B.C. Court rejects bid to adjourn solitary confinement lawsuit

 

Justin Trudeau eyes progress over the long term on economy, trade, Indigenous issues

 

Trump name to be dropped from Toronto hotel

 

Trump Organization checking out of Toronto's Trump Tower

 

US levies another batch of tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber

 

Record-breaking sniper shot in Iraq should be ‘celebrated,’ Trudeau says

 

John Ivison: Canada and U.S. close to ending latest softwood lumber dispute: sources

 

Canada’s Navy urges sailors to attend Gay Pride parades in uniform

 

CAPITOL HILL 

 

The newest exhibit on the Mall? Fear of young African Americans.

 

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA)

 

Snowden: No Surprise CIA Is Baffled Public Respects Leakers

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Will China provide sanctuary to North Korean submarines?

 

A New Coat of Paint Is Rocking the Global Shipping Industry

 

 AP: US to Say China Among Worst on Human Trafficking

 

Outpouring of anger as Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo released

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

'US should not ban travel to North Korea'

 

N.Korea likens Trump to Hitler

 

CONGRESS

 

Republicans take tips from Obama, Hillary Clinton on how not to pass a bill

 

Sanders, Clyburn announce act to expand Community Health Center funding  (US Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders (I-Socialist) and US Representative of South Carolina  James Clyburn (D)  announced new legislation to help expand and make permanent federal funding of community health centers across the country as the Senate anticipates a vote on the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) that would impact the centers' financing.)

 

Manhattan prosecutor raises specter of terrorists in argument against concealed carry reciprocity

 

Major poll: Now even Dems want own heads to roll

 

 

CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE (CBO)

 

New CBO analysis imperils GOP ObamaCare repeal

 

CBO: Senate health bill would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 2026

 

COURTS

 

Student Sentenced to Prison After Registering Dead People to Vote DEMOCRAT

 

Woman claimed dead mother’s retirement for 18 years

 

Prosecutors Use Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Immigration Talk Against Him

 

Judge in Stanford sexual-assault case faces possible recall over Brock Turner’s sentence

 

Pharmacy co-founder sentenced to 9 years in prison for 2012 US meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people

 

Woman convicted in death of girl locked in plastic box

 

2 corrections guards among 4 indicted after jail raid

 

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Cops issue warning after woman stabbed to death in Philly park

 

Police Report Undermines 'Hate Crime' Narrative In Milwaukee Attack On Muslim Woman

 

Substitute teacher, 24, accused of sex in two counties with 17-year-old boy student

 

Emmett Till marker near grocery store site vandalized   

 

N.J. rabbi, wife among couples charged in public benefits fraud case

 

Was pilot sought in triple murder entangled in love triangle?

 

Couple busted for having sex in front of ‘several hundred’ people

 

South Pasadena man accused of killing 5-year-old son was about to flee, officials say

 

 

CYBER ATTACK

 

Watch Info About Ransomware as Europe, Russia, US Struck by Petya Cyber Attack

 

New cyberattack spreads fast across Ukraine, Europe

 

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Hillary, Clinton Foundation, deemed extra $1 million gift by Qatar not worth mentioning

 

Ralph Northam Debated Tom Perriello 5 Times, Will Only Do 3 Against Republican   (Virginia Dem under fire for unwillingness to debate Ed Gillespie ahead of Gov battle.)

 

Obamas under fire from the left for never ending, sizzling ultra-luxury vacations

 

 Reflections Upon a Rising Star (David Garrow’s huge biography of 44 needs to be mined — but what discoveries await!)

 

The neediest New Yorkers suffer most from de Blasio’s rent games  (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

 

Perry: Trump wants to use energy for ‘global leadership’ (Energy Secretary Rick Perry)

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Judge Nap: Former AG Loretta Lynch Could Face 5-10 Years in Jail for Her Conduct During the 2016 Presidential Election (Video)

 

 

DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION (DEA)

 

US does not need warrant to subpoena Oregon drug data

 

 

ECONOMY

 

Wall St. falters as Senate delays health vote

 

U.S. Stocks, Bonds Decline as Trump Agenda Stalls: Markets Wrap

 

Stocks slide after health-care vote delayed; tech stocks big losers again

 

Consumer Confidence Rises Again

 

Treasury yields get lift as Draghi comments pressure European bonds

 

Home Prices for April Rise Slower Than Expected

 

Dollar sinks to 10-month low against euro

 

Japanese stocks approach two-year high, euro sags after Draghi's comments (President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi)

 

Japan Stocks Rise as Yen Weakens; Brazil ETF Gains: Markets Wrap

 

Chart shows how terrible Wall Street economists are at forecasting Treasury yields

 

Gold notch fourth gain in five sessions as dollar drops, equities weaken

 

EDUCATION

 

Priest speaks out against diocese’s controversial ‘transgender’ school policy

 

New Models for Community Colleges

 

New Jersey professor fired after heated ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ appearance

 

Trinity Suspends Targeted Professor

 

College Students Want to Talk About Sex. They Just Don’t Know How.

 

Shift for a Digital Humanities Leader

 

Promised college loan forgiveness, borrowers wait and wait

 

Smarter Approach to Teaching Science

 

EGYPT

 

Egyptian police become terrorists: Attack Christianity

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Report: Least Patriotic States Voted for Hillary Clinton

 

ENERGY

 

Oil stretches string of gains to a fourth session

 

Energy Prices

 

Welcome to the Booming Texas Port at Center of U.S. Oil Exports

 

Tax reform can level the playing field in the energy market

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

E.P.A. Official Pressured Scientist on Congressional Testimony, Emails Show

 

 

EUROPE

 

Auto Da Fé  (Norway; Car-fire jihad comes to Oslo.)

 

Shareholders Demand More Drastic Shifts at Nestlé  (Switzerland)

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Euro leaps after Draghi speaks, sending European stocks to 2-month closing low (President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi)

 

EU fines Google record 2.4B euros in antitrust case

 

Nuclear power station’s intern bikini contest sparks outrage  (A Czech nuclear power plant has been forced to apologize after holding a bikini contest to choose its new female intern.)

 

Rome: Metro excavations unearth 3rd -century 'Pompeii-like scene'

 

Italy: Centre-right wins big in mayoral elections after left crumble

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Did the FBI retaliate against Michael Flynn by launching Russia probe?

 

Thousands of kids go missing each year. Here's what they have in common.

 

FBI interviewed ex-Trump adviser Carter Page

 

FBI questioned Trump campaign adviser Carter Page at length in Russia probe

 

Did FBI Pay Trump Dossier Author? Bureau Won't Say

 

Trump sends FBI director nomination to the Senate

 

 

FEDERAL DEFICIT

 

Poll: Majority worried about national debt

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Fed's Yellen expects no new financial crisis in 'our lifetimes'  (Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen)

 

FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

 

California's massive water tunnels win first crucial approval

 

FRANCE

 

Migrant Footage From France Literally Looks Like It’s Out of a Horror Movie

 

Swedish and French police collaborate to shut down huge torrent site

 

Stunner! France to use wall to deter terror

 

French public far less positive towards US and it looks like Trump's to blame

 

GERMANY

 

Two unnamed leopard cubs make public debut in Germany

 

Germany set to legalize gay marriage as early as this week

 

Germany and Islam Russia as Media Manipulator: Nothing New 

 

Germany's Merkel Doesn't Tweet, but Checks Trump on Twitter  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Global Warming: The Imminent Crisis That Never Arrives

 

Sharp Rise in Levels of Earth-Scorching Carbon Dioxide

 

Mayors, Sidestepping Trump, Address Climate Change

 

GOOGLE

 

Google faces years of EU oversight on top of record antitrust fine


Gmail: Google will stop scanning content of personal emails

 

GOP

 

Gingrich: Democrats Are Liars (Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich(R-Georgia)

 

Gingrich: Congress has an 'obligation' to call Obama to testify on Russia

 

With Scalise Still In The Hospital, The Left Is Back To Urging Violence Against Republicans  (House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R- Louisiana)

 

Republicans stage a sit-in at Starbucks where barrista wrote 'Build a Wall' slur on cup of Trump shirt-wearing customer

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Americans Struggling Under Obamacare Tell Pence ‘Real Story’  (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

Wow! MN Dem Lawmaker Admits Obamacare Is Piece of Crap During Town Hall (Video)

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

California Assembly leader Anthony Rendon's decision to shelve single-payer healthcare angers progressive activists

 

2 more plague cases reported in New Mexico's Santa Fe County

 

Does health insurance coverage really save lives?

 

 

HOMOSEXUALITY

 

Shocking video of ‘Gay Pride’ parade: Little girl watches nearly-nude man dance

 

HONG KONG

 

Hong Kong in Beijing's shadow 20 years after handover

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

No. 2 House Dem: Ruling on Travel Ban 'Hands a Victory to ISIS'

 

House Dems Hired A Fired McDonald's Worker As Their IT Guy

 

Keith Ellison Still Blaming Trump For Violent Attack By Bernie Sanders Supporter  (US Representative of Minnesota Keith Ellison (D)

 

Ryan on CBO: Numbers Will Naturally Drop When Mandates End  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

Paul Ryan: Republicans will be vindicated in 2018, on healthcare

 

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona): Hoyer's travel ban comments a 'slap in the face to anyone with common sense'  (House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Maryland)

 

House intel chair says he voluntarily stepped aside from Russia probe

 

Lobbying fight erupts over coal country bill

 

Why the GOP can't just simply cut taxes

 

Lewis aide may be under investigation for ethics violation: report (The House Ethics Committee is reportedly investigating a longtime aide for US Representative of Georgia  John Lewis (D)

 

Top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee slams Obama administration's response to Russian hacks and says he 'should have done a lot more'  (US Representative of California Adam Schiff (D)

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Refugees: We thought America valued diversity

 

INDIA

 

Modi’s ‘no frills’ visit to Washington masks a potential minefield  (Prime Minister Narendra Modi)

 

INTERNET 

 

Doctors flood Internet with unfounded claims about 'natural' hormones Suzanne Somers made famous: study

 

IRAN

 

Senior Iranian lawmaker says US travel ban breaks nuke deal

 

Iran’s Supremo: “It is imperative for all Muslims to fight against the Zionist regime”

 

Birth of a New Persian Empire

 

The Iran Puzzle

 

 

ISLAM

 

Liberal Critic Of Islam: Female Democratic Senators Wouldn't Even Look Us In The Eye

 

Milwaukee: Muslima contradicts Hamas-linked CAIR’s claim she was victim of “Islamophobic hate crime”

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Tuesday, June 27, 2017)

 

Weighing in on Western Wall crisis, US envoy calls for Jewish unity

 

Israeli decision to shelve mixed-prayer space draws Canadian anger

 

Interview: MKs backing conversion bill not welcome in Chicago, Jewish leader warns

 

'Russia has not intervened in any election campaign' (Knesset Speaker visits Moscow, to speak at upper house of Russian Parliament.)

 

Kenya hopes Israeli tree tech takes root in remote deserts

 

Report: PA blocking patients in Gaza from exiting territory for medical treatment

 

Israeli companies said hit in global wave of cyberattacks

 

Senior Al-Aqsa official: Stop Israel's plot on Temple Mount

 

Regavim Petitions High Court over Arab ‘Smugglers’ Highway’

 

Israeli authorities approve budget for controversial 'Apartheid road' in West Bank (Judea and Samaria)

 

Palestinians: Why Abbas Cannot Stop Funding Terrorists (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Abbas blamed as 3 Gazan babies die after denied Israel entry permits

 

Israel's Cyber Defense: 'We know how to surprise the enemy'

 

US court to decide if Israel terror victims can be paid with Iran artifacts

 

NGO calls investigation of Breaking the Silence spokesman 'ideological persecution'

 

The peace process hasn’t brought peace. The case for moving on

 

IDF Suspends Military Exercises Until Friday (Israel Defense Forces)

 

In Russia, Knesset speaker acknowledges tensions on Syria, Iran

 

Car accident on main West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  highway leaves 6 Palestinians killed, dozens injured

 

7 Palestinians killed in West Bank (Judea and Samaria) bus-minibus collision

 

Official tells Hamas newspaper Muslims must establish facts on the ground to prevent Israel from building a synagogue on the Temple Mo

 

Disabled protesters clash with Jerusalem police, try to set selves on fire

 

Syrian opposition leader: ‘The enemy is Iran, not Israel'

 

Eyeing new spy tech, Mossad plans to pump money into startups

 

Netanyahu: disability pension to increase to NIS

 

Israel, Hamas in advanced talks over prisoner swap — report

 

Stop building in settlements outside blocs, ex-Netanyahu security aide says (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

60% of illegal Palestinian homes in Area C still standing, IDF says

 

Restive border area in Golan Heights closed off to civilians 

 

Left-wing NGO petitions High Court to halt Western Wall Tunnel excavations

 

The PLO’S IDF Lobbyists  (How radicalized Israeli generals are furthering the cause of “Palestinian” terrorists.)

 

Israel’s Too-Controversial Culture Warrior

 

Inside Israel’s Secret Program to Get Rid of African Refugees

 

 

LIBERALISM

 

Liberals Don't Need to Win Elections to Get What They Want More

 

Why You Can Expect Increased Violence When The Left Is Out Of Power

 

The Violence Inherent in the System  (Backtracking the deadly dynamics of the Left.)

 

 

MEDIA 

 

Salon Stops Pretending to Be Journalists, Won't Publish Trump's Name

 

Gorka: O’Keefe CNN Video Fake News Scandal ‘Complete Vindication for the President’

 

Hidden Camera Catches CNN Producer Saying Trump 'Probably Right' About Russia 'Witch Hunt' [Video]

 

Project Veritas Undercover Investigation: CNN Producer Admits Network Hyping ‘Mostly Bullsh*t’ Trump-Russia Scandal for ‘Ratings’

 

Video: MSNBC STILL pushing ‘Trump To Blame For Scalise Shooting’ Angle

 

Hannity Taunts CNN on Resignations: Warns Zucker “Tomorrow Will be Another Sh*t Day For CNN – I Know More!”

 

Rainy daze: Is Noah's Ark actually sinking?  ('Numbers continue to grow as visitors from all over the world come to northern Kentucky')

 

A Fox News host ambushed Jesse Ventura about his ‘American Sniper’ lawsuit. It got ugly.

 

Three journalists quit CNN in fallout from retracted Russia story

 

Three CNN employees resign over retracted story on Russia ties

 

Fed-up media launch assault on 'lying' media

 

MEDICAID

 

Are the GOP’s Proposed Medicaid Reforms Mean?

 

MEXICO

 

Seventh Mexican Journalist Killed, Then Incinerated

 

Hurricane Dora moving away from Mexico's southwest coast   

 

Charred body ID'd as missing Mexican journalist, prosecutor says 

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Give Trump a Chance in the Middle East  (Bush and Obama already helped destroy the region and damage US interests there. How much worse could it get?)

 

MILITARY

 

Raytheon successfully fires high-energy laser from helicopter

 

Pentagon detects "active preparations" by Syria for chemical attack

 

Mattis: US Arms for Syrian Kurds Will Continue After Raqqa  (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)

 

Missile threats surging worldwide, DOD study finds

 

Christian soldier says Army forced him to go to transgender training

 

‘Missing’ Shiloh sailor who launched three-day search now facing court-martial

 

Chelsea Manning didn't deserve those Pride cheers

 

F-35B stealth fighters make first appearance on Okinawa

 

Why don't deficit hawks care about the cost of military adventurism?

 

First military case in 'Fat Leonard' Navy bribery scandal begins

 

MINIMUM WAGE

 

A ‘very credible’ new study on Seattle’s $15 minimum wage has bad news for liberals

 

 

NATIONALISM

 

Restoring Nationalism

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

 

NASA: No Announcement Regarding Alien Life

 

PAKISTAN 

 

Hospital in Pakistan Accused of Letting Christian Die Requests Arrest of Relatives, Colleagues

 

PENSIONS

 

Make federal pensions transparent

 

PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

 

Paying too much for Rx drugs? Here's unlikely culprit

 

RUSSIA

 

Lake: Obama Choked on Russia Long Before the 2016 Election

 

Russia In The World – Rebuffing Trump's Policy Towards Cuba

 

Russia as Media Manipulator: Nothing New

 

Kremlin Slams US Warning of Syria Attack

 

Adviser To Russia's National Guard Forces: War Does Not End, It Pauses For A Moment 

 

How Putin Seduced Oliver Stone — and Trump  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Poll: Stalin Picked as Greatest Historical Figure by Russians

 

Notorious Russian ambassador heading back to Moscow after central role in alleged interference in 2016 election

 

Vladimir Putin Is Trying to Get Down With the Cool Kids

 

 

SAME-SEX UNIONS

 

Liberal writer: Deny bishop a Catholic funeral if he won’t give them to people in gay ‘marriages’

 

California bans travel to states that protect Christians who oppose gay ‘marriage’

 

SCIENCE

 

Scientists spot mysterious Mars-sized planet lurking at edge of the solar system

 

 

SENATE

 

Elizabeth Warren: Democrats Should Run On Single-Payer (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)

 

McConnell delays vote on Senate's ObamaCare overhaul bill  (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)

 

Delaying the Senate health care vote likely won't solve the problem

 

Sen. Collins: Trump hasn't learned how to work with Congress (US Senator of Maine Susan M. Collins (R)

 

Senate health care bill gives $250,000 gift to the mega-rich

 

The McCain Institute Is Hiding Details On Its Biggest Donations (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

McConnell warns Trump, GOP on health bill failure  (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)

 

Six GOP Senators Reportedly Now Opposed to Health Care Bill...Can Only Afford Two

 

Of Course, Millions Must Die When Republicans Reform Health Care

 

McConnell's moves to show whether he can get votes

 

Senate Health Care Fix or Folly?

 

Obamacare Repeal: Conservatives Must Face Reality

 

Health Bill Is in Peril as G.O.P. Support Wanes After Report

 

The Latest: 3 GOP senators threaten to oppose health bill

 

Does Sen. Schumer Even Know How ObamaCare Works?  (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)

 

Where the Senate Health Care Bill Fails

 

Collins to vote against Republican healthcare plan after budget analysis  

 

American Medical Association: ObamaCare repeal violates ‘do no harm’ rule

 

Want to know the worst thing about the GOP’s health-care bill?

 

Senate GOP leaders face growing opposition to health care bill

 

Johnson becomes fourth GOP senator unwilling to proceed on healthcare bill  (US Senator of Wisconsin Ron Johnson (R)

 

Is the GOP trying to repeal and replace itself?

 

Five takeaways from the CBO score on Senate ObamaCare bill

 

Number of Americans who die prematurely each year would rise under Senate healthcare plan, study finds

 

Column: Senate health bill breaks GOP promises

 

David Lazarus: Reagan was right: Senate healthcare bill proves government is the problem

 

How the Republicans’ health-care plan betrays Republicans’ own principles

 

McCaskill attended reception at Russian ambassador's residence in 2015   (US Senator of Missouri Claire McCaskill (D)

 

Qatar: Key senator says Congress to stop arms sales to Gulf until crisis is solved

 

SOCIALISM

 

Socialism’s Future May Be Its Past

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Facebook Looks To Take Over Churches and Little Leagues

 

Social media giants team up to fight online extremism

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

Colombia's Farc rebels have handed over almost all of their weapons

 

Next presidential election, economic uptick give confidence to Brazilians after years of crisis

 

Brazil’s president formally accused of corruption

 

Medical student dies in apparent hiking accident   (University of South Carolina officials say a medical student has died in an apparent hiking accident while on a medical outreach mission trip in Peru.)

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Moon nominates justice minister, anti-corruption chief (President Moon Jae-in)

 

USFK Deploys Precision Cruise Missiles

 

U.S. High School Texts to Teach Korea's Rapid Development

 

Korean banks on alert over cyber attack

 

Importance of FTA to be highlighted at Korea-US summit

 

Korean summers getting longer, hotter

 

 

SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER

 

Charity reports drop SPLC 'hate' labels

 

SPAIN

 

Dutch girl, 17, died when she bungee jumped off a bridge in Spain without being tied to the ledge after an instructor with 'very bad English' said 'no jump' and she thought he said 'now jump' 

 

 

SPORTS

 

Britt McHenry suggests ESPN fired her because she’s conservative

 

D-backs player hits HR into pool of Phillies fans

 

McEnroe vs. Serena: 44 years after ‘Battle of the Sexes,’ the same dumb debate

 

Vikings WR Floyd sentenced to one day in jail

 

Team New Zealand beats Oracle Team USA to win America's Cup

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

 

California’s Travel Ban Messes With Texas

 

California Hates Charlie Brown  (Governor of California Jerry Brown (D); You’re a Bad Man, Governor Brown.)

 

Police reveal what led to teen's terrifying fall from Six Flags ride

 

The Kings River flooded from snowmelt that couldn't be measured or predicted  (California)

 

Drinking water in North Carolina being tested for toxic substance

 

More than 20 large wildfires burn in western U.S.

 

Jimmy Gomez hasn't been sworn in to Congress yet. His vote may still be needed in state Assembly (California)

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

U.S. Declares China Among Worst Human Traffickers  (Trump administration leaves Obama's upgrades of Cuba, Malaysia intact.)

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

The Supreme Court Order Is Not Much of a Victory for Trump


Media Quick to Label Gorsuch a Conservative With ‘Far-Right Positions’

 

Masterpiece Cakeshop Is Fighting For The First Amendment, Not Against Gay Marriage

 

High Court Overrules Leftist Judicial Insanity

 

A Supreme win for Trump and the rule of law

 

Trump's travel ban is back, but it's still as bad a policy as ever

 

Supreme Court allows scaled-back version of Trump’s travel ban

 

The Media Are Wrong — Court's Decision On Trump's Temporary Travel Ban Is A Big Victory

 

Supreme Court strikes church-state balance: Our view

 

Same-sex married couples can be listed as father, mother on birth certificate, Supreme Court rules

 

Here's who Trump might pick to replace SCOTUS swing vote Anthony Kennedy

 

Stung by denial, gun rights advocates vow to bring other concealed carry cases before Supreme Court

 

Justices to Hear Case on Baker’s Refusal to Serve Gay Couple

 

Justice Gorsuch immediately asserts himself on right of Supreme Court

 

The Travel Ban at the Supreme Court

 

SYRIA

 

US may preempt an Assad chemical strike in Syria (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)

 

Scenes from Raqqa show caliphate is crumbling

 

Syria denies possibly planning a chemical attack

 

White House warns of Syrian preparation for chemical attack

 

 

TAIWAN

 

Taiwan declines to comment on reported China aircraft carrier movement

 

Reports of flu-like cases reach a record high

 

Chinese warships to pass Taiwan: report

 

TAXATION

 

Advertising Tax Would Jeopardize 20 Million American Jobs

 

TERRORISM

 

Terror-Related CAIR Lawyers Represent Terror-Related Boston Bomber Associate

 

Flint airport officer stabbed in attack released from hospital

 

TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION (TSA)

 

TSA finds massive lobster in checked bag

 

TURKEY

 

127 schools in Istanbul have ‘historic building’ status

 

Crowds flock to Istanbul beaches during Eid al-Fitr holiday

 

Turkey bids to lure ‘gold under mattress’ back into economy: Şimşek

 

Council of Europe’s Jagland says ‘justice must start working’ in Turkey

 

Turkey’s interior minister praises ‘heroic’ security forces for catching ISIL suicide bombers

 

59 killed, 330 injured in traffic accidents across Turkey since start of Eid al-Fitr

 

Two decares of forests destroyed by fire in Turkey’s Ayvalık

 

UBER

 

Uber driver accused of kidnapping, sexually assaulting intoxicated female passenger

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

Prince William, David Cameron 'in Fifa scandal' (Former British Prime Minister David Cameron)

 

British government says 75 out of 75 buildings failed fire safety tests

 

Cladding at Center of London Fire Will Not Be Sold For Towers

 

What will reaction be to Nicola Sturgeon’s postponement of indyref2?  (Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon)

 

Tory-DUP deal: May faces backlash from Scotland and Wales over £1bn agreement  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

How long will Theresa May stay in office?  

 

Education: Half of trans pupils in the UK 'tried to take their own lives'

 

No money for Scotland as DUP and Tories strike £1bn agreement

 

Brexit: EU citizens living in UK must apply for special status

 

Most delayed flights from UK airports

 

Manchester: Man arrested over alleged rape of four-year-old girl

 

'Less homophobic bullying' in schools

 

NHS: Hundreds of patients 'potentially harmed by undelivered mail'

 

Scottish areas 'worst' for broadband

 

Government is deliberately creating a health crisis to privatise the NHS, doctors claim

 

Cash 'lives on' after 50 years of ATMs

 

Grenfell Tower: Tower cladding tests lack transparency, say experts

 

Mothers 'unseen force' in 'honour' abuse

 

Too many children are sun tanned because parents are increasingly abandoning sun cream, NHS England warns

 

 Queen's income rises to £82m to cover cost of Buckingham Palace works

 

Mental health: Almost 6,000 patients sent out of area for care last year

 

HMS Queen Elizabeth: Aircraft carrier could be vulnerable to cyber-attack

 

Russia will envy Navy's new aircraft carrier, says Fallon, as HMS Queen Elizabeth squeezes under rail bridge

 

Shelter: Charity under microscope over partnerships with construction industry

 

Thomas Cook plane makes emergency landing at Manchester airport with part of wing missing

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Theater That Put On Trump Assassination Play Gets New $100,000 Grant

 

What Is the Alternative to Trump Derangement?

 

Trump Goes After CNN ‘Fake News’ Story Connecting His Associate to Russia

 

Trump Won the White House by Recapturing Reagan’s Magic


Gizzi: WH Could Expand List of Supreme Court Possibles

 

Poll: Only Israel and Russia prefer Trump to Obama

 

Watch: All Hell Breaks Loose As White House Press Secretary Takes On Media

 

White House leaving healthcare heavy lifting to Senate Republicans


Pew study Three-quarters of world has little or no confidence in Trump

 

The Russia Worm Is Starting To Turn On Trump Conspiracy-Mongers

 

White House Slams CBO Report: Don't Trust It 'Blindly'

 

For once, Trump is right about Obama

 

Trump: By end of the day, US and India will agree on everything

 

CNN reporter to Spicer: Why don't you turn the cameras on? (White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer)

 

Historians Shouldn’t Be Pundits  (Comparing Donald Trump to Nixon and Hitler might be good for TV, but bad for history.)

 

Melania stuns in a yellow floral-print crepe $2,160 gown to greet Indian Prime Minister Modi at the White House... but it's Donald who gets the hug!

 

 

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