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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 240 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

California taxpayers paying millions to experiment on aborted baby parts

 

Abortion Activists Dress in Bizarre Costumes to Oppose Defunding Planned Parenthood

 

MSNBC Is Caught Lying About Planned Parenthood--Again

 

Pro-Life Group Claims Twitter Has ‘Suppressed’ Its Message

 

The Abortion Scene In ‘GLOW’ Ridiculously Misleads Women

 

CNN Claims Women Will Have to Go to Mexico for Birth Control if Planned Parenthood Defunded

 

MSNBC Host Desperately Tries To Spin Making False Claims About Planned Parenthood

 

Abortionist Admits He Suffers From Significant Mental Health Issues

 

State: Lawyers sure abortion licensing laws constitutional  (Louisiana)

 

Alaska, Prodded by Suit, Updating Abortion Regulations

 

Abortion Is Health Care—End of Story

 

Missouri Senate work on abortion policy delayed

 

The Last Abortion Clinic In Mississippi

 

Tucker Carlson Slams Twitter for Censoring Pro-Life Ads

 

Why Americans have become much more liberal about same-sex marriage, but not abortion

 

10 Reasons to Keep Abortion Giant Planned Parenthood Out of Your Local School

 

Ohio Senate to vote on bill to ban abortion procedure

 

St. Louis Law Forces Churches and Pro-Life Groups to Hire Abortion Activists

 

Planned Parenthood protest against Senate health care bill

 

Pro-Life Legal Group Sues Guidestar For Calling It a “Hate Group”

 

Abortion not part of ‘reproductive health’ - Holy See to UN

 

Theresa May urged to give Tory MPs free vote on scrapping abortion charges for Northern Irish women coming to Britain (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

UK doctors' union calls for change in abortion law

 

Abortion should not be crime, says doctors' union (United Kingdom)

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Gruesome Islamic State video from Afghanistan shows kids executing prisoners

 

 

AFRICA

 

Why is Africa so poor? You asked Google – here’s the answer

 

ASSISTED SUICIDE

 

Doctor: Insurance Wouldn’t Pay for Patients’ Treatments, But Offered Assisted Suicide

 

State: 111 terminally ill end lives under new California law

 

AUSTRALIA

 

Iron ore surge sparks miner rally on ASX

 

The Australian dollar is tumbling against European currencies

 

'If this fails, she'll lose her leg': Australia's looming superbug crisis

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Ford’s shift to China offers the Trump administration a lesson in economics

 

CANADA

 

Canadian dollar surges to four-month high; TSX closes 74 points higher

 

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

 

ISIS warns Muslims to avoid Canada Day celebrations: Memo

 

Toronto: Muslima who attacked people with golf club says “I meant to harm those people…I only believe in Sharia”

 

Ottawa urged to suspend refugee pact after U.S. court reinstates Trump’s travel ban

 

Canada's top court rules Google must block some results worldwide

 

Low interest rates have ‘done their job,’ Bank of Canada governor says

 

Misplaced 'flexible blade' 33cm long left in Montreal woman

 

Quebec launches plan to save millions in drug costs

 

Loonie hits four-month high on hawkish Bank of Canada comments

 

Toronto waterfront to see $1-billion flood-protection makeover

 

No security risks in Chinese takeover of Canadian satellite firm, Trudeau says (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

CENTRAL BANKS

 

Global borrowing hits record $217T, as central banks prepare to tighten credit

 

CHARITIES

 

Trump attorney Jay Sekulow’s family has been paid millions from charities it controls

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Is being Christian a crime in Michigan?

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Clue found in Chinese scholar's disappearance

 

Flight delayed after woman tosses coins into engine

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

North Korea: Trump's 'America First' policy is like Nazism

 

CONGRESS

 

Blood money and the death party: Let's tone down the Trumpcare rhetoric

 

CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE (CBO)

 

Death by legislation? Left-liberal critics just tipped Granny Logic off the cliff

 

Republicans Shouldn't Wince At That CBO Score

 

CBO Gets ObamaCare Reform Estimates Wrong — Again

 

AARP warns senators to 'start from scratch' on healthcare bill after CBO score released

 

COURTS

 

ABC and meat producer announce settlement in $1.9B ‘pink slime’ lawsuit

 

Sarah Palin sues NY Times over editorial tying her to Giffords shooting

 

Sarah Palin Suing New York Times For Defamation

 

Jury Awards Man $833,000 In Tea Party Libel Suit

 

Michigan mother pleads guilty to having sex with teenage boys

 

N.C. Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Pro-ISIS Terror Plot

 

Officers indicted in death of Laquan McDonald

 

Judge: Alabama inmates' mental care 'horrendously' lacking

 

Judge orders egg executives in salmonella case to start serving jail sentences 

 

Trial set in suit accusing Cosby of Playboy Mansion assault

 

Judge in Stanford sex assault case faces recall effort

 

Grand jury alleges culture of sexual misconduct and favoritism in O.C. district attorney's office

 

Estates of Bernie Madoff's two dead sons agree to pay $23million to victims of his Ponzi scheme - leaving their families with $2million each

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

5 Deadly Illegal Alien Criminal Gangs Thriving in U.S.A.

 

Narrative On Killing Of Muslim Girl Crumbles As New Details Emerge Of Alleged Killer

 

Disturbing accounts of boy's shooting death in stolen car

 

Mom allegedly sent pics of her own kids doing sex acts

 

Man charged with threatening to kill lawmaker in Facebook post

 

Good Samaritan who helped toddler find her parents is assaulted by the two-year-old's father who thought he kidnapped her and dubbed a 'child predator' on social media

 

Burn victim attacked by ex-boyfriend dies after 52 surgeries

 

Teens accused of stealing money for jewelry, cars and teeth

 

3 Chicago Officers Accused of Cover-Up in 2014 Shooting

 

Dad Accused of Murdering Son on Disneyland Trip as Revenge Against Estranged Wife

 

Six baby-faced Florida teens, aged 14 to 16, who 'stole a Porsche and $200,000 in burglary and blew the cash on gold teeth, bling jewelry, and sports cars for their moms'

 

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

Border wall prototypes could start going up in San Diego this summer, U.S. official says

 

 

CYBER ATTACK

 

FedEx's TNT Unit ‘Significantly’ Affected by Cyberattack

 

Search on for source of global cyberattack

 

Malware attack ripples across the world

 

Latest Cyberattack, Again Using N.S.A. Tools, Evaded Fixes

 

Avoid being a target: How to protect your computer from Petya

 

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Travel Ban by California Democrats

 

Obama’s Criminal Enterprise Collapsing

 

Where Modern Democrats Lost the Plot

 

Dems: Our travel ban is good, Trump's is bad ('At this rate, before long California will be isolated from the rest of the country')

 

Democrats’ sudden concern for election integrity

 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

 

Rick Perry calls for ‘intellectual conversation’ on climate change (Energy Secretary Rick Perry)

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

DHS Unveils New Security Measures for US-Bound Foreign Flights

 

DC

 

DC Becomes First in US to Offer Gender-Neutral Identification

 

DOWN SYNDROME

 

She Has Down Syndrome But Swam the English Channel and She’s the First to Receive an Honorary Doctorate

 

 

ECONOMY

 

U.S. stock market jumps as Wall Street rallies from worst daily fall in a month

 

Banks, tech stocks lead broad Wall St. rebound

 

Nasdaq logs best daily gain in about 8 months as banks, tech rally

 

Nasdaq Surges Over 1%: Markets Wrap

 

Asia stocks pressured as Wall St. hit by healthcare vote delay

 

Tech Rout Hits Asia Shares; Bonds Fall on Rate Bet: Markets Wrap

 

Half of Americans live paycheck to paycheck

 

Macy's stock crumbles after dumping Trump

 

Southern California's grocery battle heats up with the spread of discounter Aldi

 

Gold ends higher as dollar extends weakness

 

EDUCATION

 

New Studies Show a Consistent Result: Private School Choice Works

 

University of Maryland Police Called Over ‘Noose’ That Turned Out to Be Plastic Wrap

 

'Plastic Wrap' Apparently Confused As Noose, Reported As 'Hate-Bias' Incident At UMD

 

‘A New Day at OCR’  (Trump administration’s top two enforcers of civil rights laws for education promise college lawyers timelier, fairer treatment, but vow no “retreat” on anti-discrimination enforcement.)

 

UCF suspends frat amid sex assault, hazing claims

 

Summer Reading, Not Light Reading

 

Professor fired over Fox News segment: ‘I am not going to’ apologize

 

TSA Doesn’t Want Your Books

 

Northwestern to Add 'Social Justice Education' to Fraternity, Sorority Life

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Cuomo: Democratic Party ‘Didn’t Give People Anything to Vote for’ in 2016  (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)

 

 

ENERGY

 

Oil’s streak of gains hits 5 sessions in row as U.S. crude output falls

 

Energy Prices

 

Big energy users: Trump's natural gas exports will take away jobs

 

ENVIRONMENT

 

Ozone hole Recovery threatened by rise of paint stripper chemical

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

EPA Poised to Undo Obama’s Federal Power Grab

 

Trump administration moves to withdraw clean-water rule

 

Trump's EPA chief met with chemical CEO before dropping pesticide ban: report

 

EUROPE 

 

Experts: U.S. Needs to Take Heed of Recent Surge of Terror Attacks in Europe

 

Manafort files as foreign agent for Ukraine, discloses $17.1 million in payments over two years

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks finish at 2-month lows as central banks jolt currencies

 

Swedish PM: Priests unwilling to ‘marry’ same-sex couples should ‘do something else’

 

Draghi Tried to Be Cautious But Spooked the Market Anyway  (President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi)

 

Gov’t bans prayer to God; Christian preschool forced to thank ‘sun and rain’ for meals instead  (Sweden)

 

State of “collapse”: Italy overwhelmed as 13,500 African migrants arrive in past two days

 

Video: Geert Wilders vs. Dutch Prime Minister Rutte on Islam

 

Dutch government 'partially liable' for Srebrenica massacre

 

 Swedish actor, of Dragon Tattoo and John Wick, dies at 56

 

EXPORT-IMPORT BANK

 

Scaramucci finally lands gig in Trump administration

 

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA)

 

Why Isn't There An Uber For Air Travelers? Ask The FAA

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

FBI Agent Indicted in Shooting Death of Rancher LaVoy Finicum

 

Bernie Sanders ignores actual Hillary conspiracy to pin his wife’s FBI investigation on Trump conspi

 

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe Faces THREE Separate Federal Inquiries Into His Behavior

 

Montana man 'AK-47 bandit' bank robber, FBI says

 

Bernie Sanders rips FBI’s ‘pathetic’ probe into his wife

 

How Donald Trump Misunderstood the F.B.I.

 

FBI finds car that Chinese student was last seen getting in to on University of Illinois campus before she disappeared a month ago

 

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)

 

FDA takes steps to boost generic competition, limit prices

 

FRANCE

 

Macron's government fires opening salvo in bid to reform labour market (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

Trump accepts Macron's invitation to attend July 14th  celebrations in Paris

 

Elite French anti-terror police to follow Tour de France riders

 

Can Nationalists Ever Make Good Liberals? (France's new president is betting that he can bring disaffected voters back into the liberal fold. What if he just makes them even angrier?)

 

GERMANY

 

Berlin clubs 'put police on guest lists' after wild G20 party causes scandal

 

GOP

 

The G.O.P. Rejects Conservatism

 

GREECE

 

Greek garbage collectors reject compromise as trash piles up

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Do You Remember What You Didn't Like about Obamacare?

 

Recent Obamacare Insurer Exits Lead to 2 More Counties With No Choices

 

19th  Obamacare Co-Op Folds, Leaving Only 4 Operating in 2018

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Maine confirms its first case of measles in 20 years 

 

Boy's hospital bill goes viral amid health care debate

 

If there's a smart path to single payer healthcare in California, we haven't found it yet

 

Memo to pet owners: There’s a 1-in-3 chance your dog or cat is too fat

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Michael Moore Shows Off $10,000 Check to Support Trump 'Assassination' Play

 

 

HOLOCAUST

 

Arrest made in vandalism of Boston Holocaust memorial

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

New Legislation Would Require Food Stamp Recipients to Show Proof of Job Searching

 

McCarthy Calls on Rep.-Elect Gomez to Resign If He Continues to Delay House Job  (House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California)

 

Chaffetz Hired by Fox News as Contributor (US Representative of Utah Jason Chaffetz (R)

 

House Appropriations defense subcommittee bill could mean more ships, planes

 

Maxine Waters Attacks Ben Carson at Town Hall, Wants to ‘Take Him Apart’ (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)

 

America’s Gang Crisis: Congressional Hearings Focus on MS-13

 

Polling Shows Nancy Pelosi ‘Toxic’ in Districts Democrats Hoping to Flip   (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Chaffetz: ‘Dozens and Dozens’ of Lawmakers Sleep in DC Offices, Should Receive $2,500 Housing Stipend  (US Representative of Utah Jason Chaffetz (R)

 

Transgender recruits’ role in military to be addressed by House committee

 

House panel approves proposal to privatize air traffic control

 

John Podesta meets with House Intel about Russia's efforts to influence election

 

Gianforte (R-Montana) raised $116K day after assaulting reporter

 

McCarthy Wondering Why Jimmy Gomez Hasn’t Been Sworn in as New Congressman Yet  (House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California)

 

House Republicans to miss budget deadline as defense hawks clash with fiscal conservatives

 

Rep. Adam Kinzinger: Syria crisis could lead to Iran-Israel war

 

Trump associate Roger Stone to testify before House Intelligence Committee: Report

 


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

Restaurant Co-Owner Blasts Trump After Losing Kitchen Staff to ICE Check

 

 

INDIA

 

China protests alleged Indian border incursion

 

China’s road to Sikkim flashpoint with India

 

Why the U.S.-India Relationship Is Headed for Big Things

 

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

 

NYC Subway Train Derails, Scaring Passengers and Injuring 34

 

NYC subway riders evacuated after brake incident

 

IRAQ

 

Iraqi military says it has retaken two Mosul neighborhoods from ISIL

 

Yazidi sex slave forced to eat her son after ISIS butchered him

 

ISLAM

 

Snopes Carries Water for Muhammad  (“Mostly False” Indiana billboard is actually 100 percent  true.)

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Wednesday, June 28, 2017)

 

Palestinian Authority: Medical Exit Refusals Not to Blame For Gaza Baby Deaths

 

Netanyahu: We will not tolerate 'spillover' from Syria (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Errant shell from Syria lands in Golan Heights as Netanyahu tours area

 

Israeli forces kill Palestinian during Hebron night raid

 

Major US Jewish groups implore Netanyahu to ‘resolve’ Western Wall crisis

 

'Support for Israel among US Jewish youth is strong'

 

High Court to hold hearing on Western Wall agreement in July

 

Hamas unveils buffer zone at Egyptian border amid growing ties with Cairo

 

Netanyahu and the Wall: He broke it, he must fix it

 

The Liberating Power of the Ashes of the Red Heifer

 

What color blue did King Solomon wear? New evidence tells us

 

Group calls for Muhammad Allan's release on 20th  day of hunger strike

 

Palestinian shot dead after opening fire on soldiers in Hebron

 

Brandeis prof. blasts findings that support for Israel among college students is decreasing. 'If they were disaffected, they wouldn’t come.'

 

Articles In Gulf Press: The Escalation In Gaza – A Result Of Qatar, Iran, Turkey Toying With Lives Of Innocent Palestinians

 

Iran targeted Star of David in ballistic missile test, Israel says

 

Raise a Red Heifer in Israel Project Update: Good News: Expecting Potential Red Heifers in 2018

 

Now a Knesset leader, former prisoner of Zion returns to his Moscow cell

 

'The next war will be bloody': A trip along Israel’s tense northern border

 

Netanyahu, Bennett vie for Adelson’s support at West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  event (Israeli Education Minister and chairman of the Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home) party Naftali Bennett)

 

It’s not Olmert who should be ashamed  (Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert)

 

Army says Palestinian olive grove torched by West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  settlers

 

Ariel will always remain part of Israel, PM vows

 

US ‘not pulling out in any way’ from Mideast peace efforts, says official

 

Hamas begins work on buffer zone with Egypt to improve ties

 

Senior officials: Progressive Jewish movements endangered Western Wall plan

 

Syrian Fire On Golan Heights Draws Sharp Israeli Response

 

 

JAPAN

 

Japan's Delicate Balancing Act in the South China Sea

 

MEDIA 

 

Video: Van Jones Appears to Call Russia Controversy a ‘Big Nothing-Burger’

 

Another Major Publication Retracts Two Anti-Trump Stories

 

CNN Has 17 Million Fake Twitter Followers

 

Politico Reporter Got Hammered And Bothered A Table Full Of Trump Allies In Georgetown

 

Levin: SCOTUS gave Trump a win. 'Now butt out!’

 

CNN's Stelter On Defense: 'Anti-Journalism' Is 'Spreading Hate'

 

CNN Trots Out Elmo to Spout Leftist Talking Points About Syrian Refugees

 

How CNN’s Fake News Machine Ran

 

CNN faced $100M lawsuit over botched Russia story

 

Retracted CNN story a boon for president at war with media

 

CNN finds itself in Trump's 'fake news' crosshairs

 

Fake news! Doctored Time magazine front cover with Trump's face on it is spotted hanging in five of the President's golf clubs

 

The media will do anything to bash Trump — and now they’re hurting

 

Scarborough defends CNN against Trump: CNN 'has more integrity'

 

Hannity Unleashes on Comey Confidant Following Cryptic Tweets Implying Bombshell Story Imminent

 

Revealed: CNN retracted inaccurate story on Trump's ally Anthony Scaramucci and his alleged links with Russia 'after being threatened with $100million lawsuit' 

 

MEDICAID

 

Republicans are trying to undo Obama’s Medicaid disaster

 

Medicaid mission creep threatens GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal

 

​What Medicaid cuts may mean to breast cancer patients

 

 

MEXICO

 

Mexico Joins The Legal Battle Against Anti-Sanctuary City Law

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

How a 91-year-old imam came to symbolize the feud between Qatar and its neighbors

 

The Coming Gulf War: Qatar vs. Everyone

 

 

MILITARY

 

President Trump’s Defense Budget Falls Short of Rebuilding Military, Report Says

 

As the VA starts mental health care for ‘bad paper’ veterans, critics say it’s not enough

 

No shooter, no injuries at Redstone Arsenal

 

Mattis rejects mission creep in Syria as new chemical weapons threat alleged      (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)

 

US soldier critically injured after electric shock near the Hungarian border

 

Marine Corps Installations Pacific gets new commander on Okinawa

 

Thousands pay their respects to lost USS Fitzgerald sailors at Yokosuka

 

 

MINIMUM WAGE

 

Magical Thinking about Minimum Wages

 

The $15 disaster: Seattle’s grim warning for NYC

 

 

MISSILE DEFENSE

 

Lockheed receives PAC-3 anti-ballistic missile contract

 

 

NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

 

Alleged NSA leaker appears in federal court, receives trial date

 

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

NATO Announces Increase in 2017 Defense Spending While U.S. Affirms Commitment to Allies

 

 

PAKISTAN

 

China Leaps to the Defence of 'All-weather' Friend Pakistan on Terror Fight

 

Pakistan expresses concern over US sale of military technologies to India

 

Pakistan says Indo-US statement aggravates already tense situation

 

 

 

PHILIPPINES

 

ISIL-affiliated group forcing residents in southern Philippines to join its ranks

 

Philippines: Islamic State forces women to become sex slaves and orders hostages to convert to Islam

 

 

PRISONS

 

Prison officials launch investigation after Rikers Island inmate in solitary confinement is filmed receiving oral sex from a visitor

 

 

RADIO

 

Limbaugh: GOP bill will free 22 million from Obamacare

 

 

RUSSIA

 

Ex-Trump Adviser’s Firm Paid Millions by Pro-Russia Party

 

Anatoly Antonov, next Russian ambassador, presents U.S. challenge as Kremlin power broker

 

Henry Kissinger: Chaos in the West Could Give Boost to Putin's Russia (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Russian Military Commentator: We Should Aim Caliber Missiles At America's Fat Ass

 

 

SENATE

 

Claire McCaskill Used Undisclosed Foundation to Pay for Dinner at Russian Ambassador’s House  (US Senator of Missouri Claire McCaskill (D)

 

Democrats are insulting the public with dire claims of deaths from Obamacare repeal

 

McConnell Fast-Tracking Stalled Senate Health Bill to CBO  (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)

 

Unafraid of Trump, GOP senators feel free to ‘go their own way’

 

Republicans breathe sigh of relief after vote is put off

 

‘Repeal and replace’ was once a unifier for the GOP. Now it’s an albatross.

 

Behind closed doors, tensions in the GOP

 

Trump, Senate leaders try to regroup on health bill

 

Baldwin’s Lawyer Incorporated Dark Money Group Defending Her Over Tomah VA Scandal  (A lawyer brought in to do crisis control for US Senator of Wisconsin Tammy Baldwin (D) incorporated a dark money nonprofit group that is now defending the senator’s record over the Tomah VA scandal in the state, records show.)

 

McConnell’s Reputation as a Tactician Takes a Hit (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)

 

Pro-Trump PAC attacks GOP Senator

 

Key Constituency Against Bill: Governors of Both Parties

 

Senate Judiciary Committee to push for facts on alleged ‘unmasking’ by Obama officials

 

Why ‘repeal and replace’ will become ‘tweak and move on’

 

Republican senators' choice: Govern or lose

 

If GOP senators blow this, say hello to single-payer health care

 

The Health Care Hoax Has Been Exposed

 

The Senate health-care bill will give us better care and a better economy

 

Lawmakers wary of Trump escalation in Syria

 

Sen. Graham demands to know if he was unmasked; intelligence officials demur (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)

 

Conservatives target insurance requirements in Senate health bill

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Facebook hits two billion users

 

Mark Zuckerberg wants Facebook users to be like church pastors

 

Shocking Facebook Live video shows the moment a woman tries to save her boyfriend from a heroin overdose by giving him two shots of Narcan and CPR

 

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

Colombia 'Welcome to peace': Farc rebels seal historic disarmament

 

Brazilian leader denies bribery charge

 

Colombia arrests anti-corruption chief

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Women Make up Bigger Proportion of Government Workers

 

Is the U.S.-South Korea Alliance in Trouble?

 

Consumer Sentiment Hits 6-Year High

 

Shocking: Students caught masturbating in front of female teacher

 

Moon to have crucial summit with Trump  (President Moon Jae-in)

 

US Embassy lodges protest over anti-THAAD rally

 

SPAIN

 

Madrid: “Diversity police” to protect mosques during World LGBT Pride 2017

 

SPORTS

 

Nike Co-Founder Says Not Even Tiger Woods Could Make Golf Profitable

 

Knicks balk at Carmelo Anthony power play to force way to Cavs

 

Anthony Young, former MLB pitcher, dead at 51

 

US Gymnastics sex abuse scandal was even worse than believed

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

Illinois Is in a $6 Billion Budget Hole and Flirting With Junk

 

Nearly 20 Percent of Rhode Island’s Voter Rolls Are ‘Inaccurate’

 

New island appears off North Carolina

 

1 man killed, another injured in Florida lightning strike, authorities say

 

Weed killer chemical to be listed as potentially cancerous  (California)

 

Gov. Jerry Brown approves a $183-billion state budget, though a few details are unfinished  (California)

 

Legislature's special session isn't looking like a sausage factory, but a madhouse (New York)

 

Illinois Financial Crisis Deepens: $14.6 Billion in Unpaid Bills

 

Alaska: Rare spate of bear attacks leaves two dead

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Religious leaders urge Tillerson to appoint anti-Semitism envoy (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Supreme Court Sets Up Collision Course For School Choice And Sex Politics

 

Gays freaking out over Gorsuch’s dissent on same-sex birth certificates

 

Supreme Court Declines to Affirm Second Amendment Rights

 

Legal Radicals Don’t Want the ‘Separation of Church and State’

 

The Gorsuch-Thomas Nexus Is Changing The Supreme Court

 

The Travel Ban at the Supreme Court

 

Gorsuch is the new Scalia, just as Trump promised

 

Gorsuch asserts himself early as force on Supreme Court’s right

 

Another bleak Supreme Court decision for property rights

 

SYRIA

 

Assad shown around Russian Latakia air base (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)

 

Why Iran and Israel may be on the verge of conflict — in Syria

 

Sniper’s bizarre reaction after terrorist bullet barely misses her

 

Russia Knows Its Next Move in Syria. Does America?

 

5 Reasons America Should Not Fight Iran, Russia and Assad in Syria 

 

TAIWAN

 

Taiwanese receives US ‘Hero’ award

 

Linkou hospital confirms mass resignations in ER

 

Taiwan-EU industrial dialogue held in Brussels

 

TEENS

 

US teens are as physically active as senior citizens

 

TERRORISM

 

North Carolina jihadi has “psychological problems that could spiral into full-fledged schizophrenia”

 

TURKEY

 

Erdogan seizes 50 churches and monasteries, declares them Turkish state property (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

US, Turkish ministers meet amid split over YPG

 

1,080 convicted in Erdoğan ‘insult’ cases in Turkey last year

 

Truck dumps fertilizer near Turkish opposition’s ‘justice march’ camp in protest

 

Fake social media account that attacked gov’t was created in Turkish police intelligence unit HQ

 

Turkey remembers Istanbul airport attack blamed on ISIL

 

Turkey returns fire on YPG in northern Syria: Military

 

 

UBER

 

Compromise triumphs as Westchester OKs Uber

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 ends at 7-week low as pound jumps

 

Court Rules Hospital Can Overrule Parents and Yank Their Disabled Son’s Life Support

 

UK threatens to close Jewish school for not teaching 3-year-olds about transgenderism

 

UK: Muslim parents complain state-funded school’s headscarves not modest enough

 

Britain’s Anti-Irish Prejudice Is Back in Full Bloom

 

UK Government refuses to pay for new cladding after tower fire

 

Would This London High-Rise Pass in New York? No

 

Nicola Sturgeon to formally dispute DUP/ Conservative deal  (Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon)

 

Grenfell fire: Theresa May pledges 'major national investigation' into cladding on high-rise buildings (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

Social mobility: Radical reform urged to repair divided Britain

 

Islamic State hails “beautiful” fire “that consumes the buildings of the criminal Britons and Christians”

 

Brexit: Tensions rise among leading Tories over transition deal

 

Bank of England orders banks to set aside an extra £11.4bn over fears of rising consumer credit

 

Grenfell Tower fire Gas pipes left exposed despite fire safety expert's orders

 

SNP demands review of £1bn DUP deal as Mundell faces calls to quit

 

London Bridge attacker entered UK under false name, inquest told

 

Scottish Government accused of 'ignoring' shortage of doctors in NHS

 

Boaty McBoatface Submarine records successful maiden voyage

 

Caught: Jeremy Corbyn Calls Islamic Hate Preacher ‘Honored Citizen’ (Video)

 

Social care cuts to continue in spite of £1bn boost, English councils say

 

School announces plan to close at lunchtime every Friday to save money

 

Labour Jeremy Corbyn to put pressure on Tories over public sector pay cap

 

Nicola Sturgeon ‘resets’ indyref2 plans

 

NHS alert as fire chiefs warn 38 hospitals are 'as dangerous as Grenfell Tower'

 

UK support is rising for higher taxes to fund NHS, schools and police

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Arabs at U.N.: Israel at fault when Palestinians beat wives

 

Watchdog files Hatch Act complaint against Nikki Haley    (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley) 

 

UNITED STATES

 

'Antifa' radicals plan to desecrate Gettysburg graves

 

Woman, 77, survives 18 hours pinned under SUV: police

 

Firefighter axed for telling black woman to ‘stop eating fried chicken’

 

VATICAN

 

Don’t expect Pope Francis to respond to the four cardinals’ request: Vatican observers

 

Exclusive: If child molesting priests get second chances, why don't we? Gambino crime family heir slams Pope for wanting to ex-communicate the Mob and insists move will make Vatican more vulnerable to ISIS

 

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Maduro says chopper fired on Venezuela's high court

 

Venezuela President says supporters will take up arms if government falls

 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

WH Taps Emanuel for Final NLRB Post

 

Trump to rally Congress on immigration after healthcare setback

 

Reporter who clashed with Sanders during press briefing: It was a ‘long time coming'


Sarah Huckabee Sanders rips CNN, media at heated briefing

 

Reporter accuses White House of 'inflaming' media tensions in heated exchange

 

Trump says it's 'OK' if Senate health bill doesn't come to a vote this week

 

Trump’s low global ratings call for caution, not despair

 

Trump faces rebellion from more than 267 mayors

 

Republicans delay vote on healthcare bill in major setback for Trump's Obamacare repeal

 

Trump on winning streak as president, not as deal-maker with Congress

 

Flashback: That Time the Clinton Administration Said On-Camera Press Briefings Weren’t ‘Necessary’ (Video)

 

Reporter who Trump said 'has a nice smile' describes the 'bizarre moment'

 

Mr. President, Don’t Suck Up to Industries That Hate You

 

WORLD BANK

 

World Bank Funds linked to forced labour in Uzbekistan

 
 

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