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Thursday, June 29, 2017





In Today’s Issue: 




Cecile Richards: Fund Planned Parenthood If You Want to Stop Abortion


Reagan on Abortion


Pro-Abortion Republicans Plan Amendment to Strip Defunding Planned Parenthood From Obamacare Repeal

Meeting hints Dems may be open to rethinking abortion orthodoxy


She Got Off the Operating Table Right Before the Abortion Began and Walked Out


The lies about abortion must stop. Here's what we're doing about that.


New Comedy “Choice, The Musical” Celebrates Abortion


Ave Maria University students ‘are the pro-life future’


Federal judge blocks parts of Indiana's new abortion law


Taxpayers Are Funding Animal Tests Exploring Do-It-Yourself “Herbal Abortions”


Lena Dunham's latest claim about abortion and human rights is absurd


Since the Terrible Planned Parenthood v. Casey Defeat 25 Years Ago the Pro-Life Movement is Winning


Ohio Senate votes to criminalize common abortion procedure


Court Rules Against Abortion Law Silencing Free Speech of Pro-Lifers Outside Abortion Clinics


How Protesting Abortion At Age 10 Made Me The Pro-Choice Advocate I Am Today


MSNBC Host Admits “I Don’t have Enough Knowledge” About Planned Parenthood to Report On It


Abortion can be hilarious, right?


ACLU and Planned Parenthood Get Judge to OK Abortions on Teen Girls Without Parental Consent


Taxpayers Are Funding Animal Tests for Homemade Abortions


Government Rules Women in Northern Ireland Can Get Free Abortions at Taxpayer Expense


Rudd enters row on NHS charging women from Northern Ireland for abortions


Woman Tells Politicians: Don’t Abort People Like Me Just Because We Have Down Syndrome  (Ireland)





Afghanistan conflict: US says troop withdrawal was too quick





Kenya 1st  in Africa to use generic of current AIDS drug




Woman gives birth on Spirit Airlines flight, does not incur extra fees




Antarctic iceberg break is 'imminent'




ASX up 1.1pc as global mood shifts


The Australian dollar just hit a 3-month high


Daigou craze to hit ASX


 Australia, United States Send Message With Biggest-Ever Military Exercise


Cardinal responds to "abhorrent" sex assault charges


A 'momentous day' as George Pell now has a case to answer


Australian police charge high-ranking Vatican cardinal with sex offenses


Surge in renewables to balance future energy equation


Australia accused of spying on China: Chinese media




How Boeing Works Against Consumer Choice




US plans to build 8 border wall prototypes




Loonie briefly rises above 77 cents U.S. as TSX plunges


Catholic archdiocese promotes Gay Pride ‘multi-faith’ service


Canada: Muslim takes hostage to protest surveillance by RCMP


Canada’s Ruthlessly Smart Immigration Policy


'You are an animal, an indescribable beast': Family of Derek Saretzky's murder victims have their say in court


Andrew Coyne: Trudeau's petulant, tone-deaf performance a remarkable milestone (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


B.C. Liberal tactics set up difficult decision for lieutenant-governor


Prince Charles lands in Iqaluit to kick off royal tour


A man called the Star to say he’d taken a hostage. Here’s what happened next


Canada won't redeploy troops to Afghanistan as NATO promises more soldiers


Bombardier Transportation says it’s cutting up to 2,200 jobs in Germany




The Capitalist with Little Faith in Capitalism




Puerto Rican Governor: Trump to Block Statehood Because of Latino Population is a ‘False Narrative’ (Video)




Trump Is China’s Chump





Russia, China Continue Oil Supplies to N.Korea


N. Korea conducts rocket engine test: report


Military option for North Korea being prepared for Trump, McMaster says (White House National Security Adviser HR McMaster)


North Korea warns US it will keep building nuclear arsenal


North Korea’s wake-up call


As the world focuses on its nuclear ambitions, North Korea deploys another weapon: Drones


North Korea vows to execute impeached former South Korean president





Trump calls on Congress to crack down on illegal immigration


Congress draws up 'Otto's law' to ban most travel by U.S. citizens to North Korea in wake of tragic student's death in Kim's custody




Walgreens scraps Rite Aid merger, will instead buy half its stores


Staples bought by private equity firm for $6.9 billion




Muslim who stabbed cop at Michigan airport repeats “Allahu akbar” at bail hearing


Obama-appointed judges dismiss Supreme Court ruling, continue blocking Trump’s immigration crackdown


Dunkin Donuts sued over claims that ‘steak’ sandwich doesn't contain steak


Shkreli Is ‘Strange,’ Lawyer Says, but He’s No Con Man


Pastor to face trial in granddaughter's faith healing death


Michigan sues Flint after city council doesn't approve water deal


Judge sets bail at $6.45 MILLION for married California brain surgeon who faces 165 years in prison 'for sexually abusing children with his nurses'




Police: Murder Of Transgender Teen Result Of Feuding Transgender Groups


Kidnapped teen forced to be sex slave in exchange for food: cops


Charges Dropped for Trooper in Sandra Bland Case


Busch Gardens worker’s child was fathered by 11-year-old boy: cops


Suspects accused of raping woman to teach her a ‘lesson about dating black men’: cops


Police: Pregnant woman overdoses, charged with baby assault


Video of cop's encounter with man over jaywalking goes viral


Arizona motorists watch in disbelief as huge man starts punching another driver - who retaliates by grabbing tire iron and smashing his rear window


Mom faces charges after OD forces doctors to deliver baby early: police


Miami man, 50, and his foreign exchange student wife, 21, 'lure her 14-year-old sister from Spain so they can sexually abuse her'





In Battle Against MS-13, Focus Shifts to Unaccompanied Minors


U.S. Border Patrol Agent in California Pleads Guilty to Drug Smuggling





Cyberattack may not have been meant to get money


Who's disrupted by the latest global cyberattack


The Petya Cyberattack Is Still Causing Problems Around the World


Ukraine Cyberattack Seemed Intended to Paralyze, Not Profit





Fla. high court scrutinizes prosecutor over death penalty




Debbie Wasserman Schultz challenger: Probe Seth Rich murder (Former Democratic National Committee Chairman US Representative of Florida Debbie Wasserman Schultz)




The Left’s Un-Democratic Seduction of the Democrats


De Blasio's feud with the feds puts anti-terror funds at risk (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)





Trump Administration Predicts Orderly Travel Ban This Time


Sounding alarm on terror threats, DHS says new security demands for flights to U.S. are just a start


Trump Travel Ban Will Take Effect Thursday Evening U.S. Time





Will Trump’s DOJ Stand Down While Arpaio Is Tried For Enforcing Law ?


US set to seize NYC skyscraper whose owner violated Iran sanctions


DOJ: Over Half of Hate Crimes in US Go Unreported





Tech leads Wall St. lower; banks rise


U.S. stocks end sharply lower as tech shares sell off again


Tech Spoils Bank Party as Stocks, Dollar Slide: Markets Wrap


Nasdaq Composite closed below 50-day moving average first time in 2 1/2 months


Why the stock market is spooked by central bankers, Trump agenda delays


Gallup: 49 Percent Say Immigrants Help Rather Than Hurt Economy


Why the housing shortage could get even worse


U.S. first quarter economic growth revised up on jump in consumer spending


Equity Rally Extends to Asia as Higher Rates Seen: Markets Wrap


Dollar drops to 12-month low against euro


Dollar upended by rates reversal, stocks unfazed for now


Michael Barone: Democrats and Republicans lack credibility on economic issues




Vocational Ed, Reborn (Making high-quality career training central to American schooling.)


‘Endemic’ Cheating in Ukraine


Smith: The U.S. Is Getting the Educated Immigrants It Needs


Concerns About Fund-Raising Effectiveness


CUNY's obscene pay hike for its top brass


Deep Springs Getting Close to Coeducation (California Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal from alumni trying to block admission of women. Could six years of litigation be nearing an end?)


Explosion from apparent gas leak rips apart dorm at Murray State University, official says


The Bias That a College Ignores? (Lawsuit charges San Francisco State allowed anti-Jewish discrimination, not intervening when events were disrupted, and that some students feel scared to walk around campus.)


Here's why you might want to think twice before going to law school


Student-Evaluated Out of Tenure (American University scholar says provost cherry-picked negative student ratings of her teaching to deny her a promotion.)





MSNBC Contributor: Hillary Lost the Election in Part Because Obama is Black (Video)


The real reason Obama didn’t take the Russia hacks more seriously


Flashback: Obama Mocked the Idea That a US Election Could be Rigged (Video)





Oil tallies 6-session climb to end at a more than two-week high


Energy Prices


This isn’t the ‘clean coal’ news Trump wanted during White House’s ‘energy week’


Atlantic Coast drilling would be bad for business


Solar energy revolution hits barrier: Air pollution




Endangered Species Act Doesn’t Save Species




Norwegian Mass Killer Breivik Appeals to European Court of Human Rights


ISIS Fighters Returning Home to Europe Complain They Are Having a Hard Time Getting Hired





European stocks end lower, as euro rally outweighs gains for banks, miners


Hungarian PM: The European Multicultural Experiment ‘Has Utterly Failed’


‘Help Us, Help Us’: Swedish Nat’l Police Commissioner Begs as Number of No-Go Zones Rises


Why the European Union Is Failing


“I’m a Muslim, f*** Swedes!”: Muslims attack Swedish man on crutches


The Future of European Security Lies in London and Berlin


EU's Antitrust Attack On Google Is Really An Attack On U.S. High-Tech Innovation


Italy: Government considers closing ports to boats carrying migrants


The EU fires a warning shot at Google and other Internet giants





He Was Considered the “Patron Saint” of Euthanasia. Now He’s Having Second Thoughts





Berniegate: How Jane Sanders Offers a Window into Liberal Scheming  (The scheme concocted by the Democratic Socialist former Presidential candidate's wife when she was president of Burlington College serves up everything we've come to expect of modern Democrats.)


FBI agent charged over deadly rancher shooting's aftermath


FBI 'reopening' probe of DoD-funded school with suspected Chinese military ties, rep says


A bullet hole, a mystery and an FBI agent's indictment — the messy aftermath of an Oregon standoff






Trump plans to nominate Brendan Carr to fill final FCC seat and provide crucial vote to reverse net neutrality rules





Fed gives big U.S. banks a green light for buyback, dividend plans


The Fed Is Trying to Avoid a Greenspan-Style Bubble





Big Banks Set to Pay Out Largest Dividends in a Decade




FDA aims to increase generic drug options




Paris gets “No-Go Zone” warning app


France 'far off course' in efforts to hit deficit targets


France to allow assisted reproduction for lesbian couples


Air force chief accused of using fighter jet to fly home at weekends


Silicon-on-Seine: World's biggest tech incubator opens in Paris




German court: Sharia police not against law, may patrol streets


Berlin McDonald’s branch evacuated after police find ‘explosive device’


Angela Merkel lashes out at Washington ahead of G20 (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)


At Berlin summit, EU leaders vow to fight Trump on climate change


Twenty-seven injured in serious tram crash in north Berlin


German audience cheers as US commerce secretary speech is cut off


Demand for employees in Germany reaches record high




A state-based response to climate change


A million bottles a minute: World's plastic binge 'as dangerous as climate change'


Climate change World has 'three years left to stop dangerous warming'




With Paul Massey’s withdrawal, the race is now on for mayor of New York


Republicans running for governor put in a tough position by health-care cuts


Republicans are risking becoming the party of Putin  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)




Remember When 93 Million Health Care Plans Could Be Canceled?  (Does the government really know what it's doing as it makes forecasts?  Not if one takes a look at Obamacare.)





Left Sends Death Threats to California Speaker for Dropping Single-Payer Health Care


Legionnaire's disease bacteria found at Florida health club




10 key political events in Hong Kong since the 1997 Handover


Hong Kong Security lockdown as Xi Jinping marks handover anniversary  (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)


Hong Kong’s festive spirit tempered 20 years after Handover from Britain to China


Hong Kong Versus Singapore: Which City Is Best for Expats?




House passes Kate’s Law, as part of illegal immigrant crackdown


Susan Rice agrees to testify before House intelligence panel


Mad Maxine: Waters Says 700 BILLION Americans Will Lose Healthcare If Obamacare Repealed  (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)


House Russia probe eyes longtime Trump bodyguard Keith Schiller


Schiff Clams Up About Blocking Witness Testimony In Russia Probe   (US Representative of California Adam Schiff (D)


Muslim Brotherhood-linked Rep. Keith Ellison blames Trump for violence by Bernie supporter (US Representative of Minnesota Keith Ellison (D)


Republicans leave transgender policy in place for now


Schiff: If Trump doesn't act on Russia it could be dereliction of duty  (US Representative of California Adam Schiff (D)


Pelosi holds on to leadership post, but Democrats searching for successor (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)


Where’s Jimmy Gomez? California congressman-elect still hasn’t been sworn in.


House passes medical malpractice bill


House panel approves $696.5B defense policy bill




Illegal Immigrant May Get $190,000 Because SF Police Helped to Deport Him


California's attorney general joins the fight against President Trump's sanctuary city order



ICE Director Supports Allowing Victims of Criminal Aliens to Sue Sanctuary City Officials


ICE chief makes impassioned plea for Kate’s Law, crack down on sanctuary cities




Hindu Mob Seizes Christian Man And Orders Him To Worship Hindu Gods, He Refuses And They Brutally Beat Him


India’s Largest Container Port Hit by Global Cyber Attack


Modi returned India after USA visit (Prime Minister Narendra Modi)


US relationships with India-Pakistan stand on their own merits and terms: US official


Indo-China border tension intensifies; both deploy 3,000 troops


 C-17 jet to help boost India's airlift needs: Pentagon


As India’s Muslims are lynched, Modi keeps silent


Narendra Modi warns cow vigilantes, says killing people in the name of gau bhakti not acceptable


China’s PLA warns India: Learn lessons from 1962 defeat, stop clamouring for war




Without Title II, is the Internet the new 'Wild West'?




Iranian media reports ISIS leader Baghdadi 'definitely dead'


Iran poster at Lebanon/Israel border: “We are coming”


Should Anyone Care about the Iranian Missile Strikes?




Iraq declares end of caliphate after capture of historic Mosul


Shrinking "Islamic State" loses its symbolic birthplace


ISIS grows more desperate as Mosul defeat looms


'No greater love': How American rescued Iraqi girl from ISIS




Muslims' strategy for conquest: Deception




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Thursday, June 29, 2017)


PA libel: Israel uses drugs in war against Palestinians


Amid ‘crisis of faith’ over Western Wall prayer, AIPAC leaders meet Netanyahu (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Palestinians hold funeral for Hebron man shot in the head and killed during Israeli raid


Poll says most Israelis against Western Wall decision, conversion bill


Hamas Prisoners Lose Privileges to Gaza Negotiations on Israeli Hostages


Olmert to go free on Sunday as prosecution forgoes parole appeal (Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert)


Illegal Arab outpost built next to train bridge in Jerusalem


Jewish activist couple marries surreptitiously on Temple Mount


2,000 Jews Pray at Joseph’s Tomb Overnight Thursday


UN condemns fighting in buffer zone between Syria and Israel


Israeli forces detain father of slain Palestinian during army raids in West Bank (Judea and Samaria)


Danon slams PA for legitimizing terror groups at UN event


Cyber Attack on Several Israeli Hospitals Thwarted


Israel freezes visits to Hamas prisoners amid talks over troops’ remains


Oakland bakery glorifies terrorist who murdered Israeli Jews


US lawmakers urge Tillerson to help Palestinian going on trial in Israel (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)


Ohio 12th  State to Introduce Anti-BDS Resolution


Israel apologizes after Turkish journalists ‘humiliated’ by guards


Video: Mob of Jewish extremists beat Palestinians in Jerusalem


Soldiers must learn how to deal with Jewish rioters


Haifa U Researchers Find Genetic Mutation that Encourages Longevity in Men


Lesbian spouses to be recognized as parents from birth


Rapprochement Between Egypt and Hamas


PLO to UN: 'Hamas and PFLP are not terrorist organizations'


Hamas says Israel has suspended family visits for Gaza prisoners tied to the group


'Israel can't afford rupture with Diaspora over Western Wall




Japan Disabled passenger forced by airline to crawl up stairs to board plane




The alarming indifference of liberals




‘Amsterdam on Steroids’ — Legal Weed Arrives in Las Vegas




Scaramucci calls Russia story 'nonsense,' warns media 'integrity' at risk after CNN retraction


NBC’s Chuck Todd Defends CNN — Calls Trump Admin’s War on the Press ‘a War on the Truth


Palin’s defamation case against the New York Times is pretty strong, says . . . the Washington Post?


Wolf Blitzer: ‘Potentially Very Dangerous’ for Trump to Call the Media an Enemy of the People


CNN Had A Terrible Month -- Here's Everything That's Gone Wrong


Newt Gingrich: CNN Should Bring in Independent Counsel to Investigate Fake News Scandal


CNN boss in crosshairs if AT&T-Time Warner merger approved


Fake News CNN: Trump’s Words Are ‘Physically Endangering Reporters’ (Video)


As legislative battle over health care heats up, conservative media interest wanes


 Ann Coulter cuts into 'zealotry' of 'late Trump convert' Hannity


CNN is mocked and accused of turning Elmo into a 'propaganda puppet' after the beloved Sesame Street character is featured in a panel on Trump's travel ban




Let’s Stop Pretending Medicaid Saves Lives


Trump says Dems lied on Medicaid cuts. Not quite.


Why the fear-mongering on Medicaid is totally overblown


Texas Medicaid cuts leave special needs kids without therapy




Mexico Opposition Officials Reportedly Targeted by Government Spying




Worst Cholera Outbreak in Yemen With 200,000 Cases


There’s No Space for Qatar to Save Face (As the crisis in the Gulf heats up, the impossible demands made by the Saudis and Emiratis virtually ensure that things will get ugly.)


Deposed Saudi Prince Is Said to Be Confined to Palace


Qatar denies being hacked by Russia, accuses Gulf countries of cyberattack




US defence chief rebukes Putin for 'mischief' (Secretary of Defense James Mattis /Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Pentagon: Russia Very Much a Threat to the United States


Seven Days, a Gun, and a Prayer: The Pentagon’s Plan to Pacify Raqqa


Pentagon plan to defeat ISIS looks very much like Obama’s approach


Pentagon updates N. Korea options


Study: Basing soldiers in Europe, South Korea would be cheaper than rotations


Exclusive: Witness aircraft carrier during major combat training in VR


Pentagon, Trump at odds on climate change


A New Afghanistan Strategy Must Avoid Perpetual War


2 US soldiers injured in highway crash in southern Germany


Black Jack combat brigade takes over on the Korean Peninsula


'I shot UBL and I have to pay for private healthcare': Navy SEAL who shot Bin Laden slams Sarah Huckabee for praising the VA and claims he had his wallet STOLEN by its staff while he was getting hospital scan at 'depressing dump'





Forget the $15 minimum wage. Here’s what a sensible compromise would look like.





Gary DeCarlo Dies: 'Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye' Singer Was 75




NEA Funds Climate-Change Plays, Workshops on ‘Food Justice’




NATO agrees Afghanistan troop boost but no combat role


NATO pledges to up defense spending after Trump pressure





A 128-degree day set stage for a brutal month of water and power shortages in Pakistan


Pakistan slams Indo-US joint statement as being 'singularly unhelpful'


After six days Nawaz Sharif announced compensation for Parachinar victims  (Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif)





Pediatricians, Experts Issue Hysterical Warnings Against Summertime Play




Philippine Muslims fear fighting may deepen communal discord


Do not worry about civilian deaths, Duterte tells troops fighting militants  (President Rodrigo Duterte)




Keep Elmo Out of My Politics




Of Brexit, Trump, and Upheaval (Two mainstream British journalists grapple with populism on both sides of the Atlantic.)




Urban America's Underclass: More Money Won't Solve the Problems




Rush: Media Want to Destroy Trump




How Vacation Bible School Drove Millennials Away From Church


Arkansas Ten Commandments monument destroyed less than 24 hours after erected


Mormon church now allows female employees to wear trousers




Trump to Meet Putin at G-20 Summit for First Time as Leaders  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Chinese President Xi Jinping coming to Moscow for special meeting with Putin


US report claims Russia is convinced US wants Kremlin regime change


Russia to declassify the death of Kursk submarine


Putin hails growing ties between Russia and Germany




Pew: Gay marriage gains favor of younger white evangelicals




Ageing: Maximum human lifespan could far exceed 115 years, new research finds


Air pollution exposure may hasten death, even at levels deemed 'safe,' study says




Secret Service agent who won't 'take a bullet' for Trump still getting paid




US Sen. Kamala Harris, Dems, Abuse Offices for Witch-Hunt of Investigative Journalists (US Senator of California Kamala Harris (D)


Will McConnell Produce On Promise To Lower Health Care Costs?  (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)


Portman and McConnell clash over health bill (US Senator of Ohio Rob Portman (R)


Hatch Trolls PETA’s Bacon Tweet Without Saying a Single Word (US Senator of Utah Orrin Hatch (R)


Analysis: With GOP Bill in Jeopardy and Obamacare Failing, Get Ready For the Single-Payer Push


What happens if the health care bill doesn't pass?


$45 billion added to health care bill for opioid treatment


GOP infighting erupts over healthcare bill


Senate Republicans ask FBI for Russia probe warrants


How the push for a Senate health-care vote fell apart amid GOP tensions


As Last Resort on Health Bill, G.O.P. May Try Bipartisanship


Schumer uses Senate rule to scuttle meeting on ‘unmasking’ by Obama officials (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)


Schumer to Trump: 'Let's turn over a new leaf' on healthcare


The Misery of Mitch McConnell


Report: McConnell Could Turn to Democrats to Salvage Healthcare Bill


12% Approval? Is The Senate Health Bill Really That Unpopular?


Senate committee moves to speed up yearslong VA appeals process


Obamacare Had Big Impact in Kentucky. Its Senators Hate It.


Polls: Majority disapprove of Senate health care bill


Is Mitch McConnell trying to tank Trumpcare?


Tougher Russia sanctions bill facing another setback


Mom who shared son's hospital bill speaks out on GOP health bill


Republicans, step away from the brink


McConnell wants revised health care bill by Friday; holdouts contemplate Plan B


Healthcare bill really could become 'Trumpcare' with centrists in play


Senate GOP leaders aim for revised health bill by Friday


Democratic senator says they have "commitment" to get Comey memos


Senate Intel asks 21 states to publicize election hacking





Pregnant woman fatally shoots boyfriend in YouTube prank gone wrong




Woman Attacks Pregnant Mom and Cuts Her Unborn Baby Out of Her Womb (Brazil)


Brazil President in trouble as top senator quits and says government 'discredited'


Car rams Brazilian president's gate




Moon Embarks U.S. Trip (President Moon Jae-in)


Why Google Wants to Help Law Enforcement Access Personal Data on the Internet


Moon calls for US Congress' support in resolving N. Korea issue


Moon suggests ‘action for action’ in engaging NK


'Peace will spur US investment in N. Korea'  (President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that he hopes South Korea and the United States will become "strategic economic partners" to pioneer the global market by combining their strengths.)


Korean police officer dressed as woman catches 20 drug criminals


Here’s Trump’s Chance to Recommit to the Vital Alliance With South Korea


In Upcoming Summit, an Opportunity for US, South Korea to Forge Economic Partnership


Trump, Moon to Talk North Korea Strategy




Dave Semenko, who served as Wayne Gretzky's bodyguard, dies at 59


Report: Ex-Bills RB suspended at least one year


Portis considered murder after financial ruin


Triangle Offense, Blueprint of 11 N.B.A. Titles, Dies


Adviser who defrauded Tim Duncan gets 4 years


‘I’m not going to let you go’: MLB umpire saves woman trying to jump off bridge in Pittsburgh


MLB Scoreboard




New York governor declares state of emergency for NYC subway system


California Recall Over Gas Tax Hike Gains Traction


Multiple tornadoes touch down throughout Iowa


NY lawmakers secretly hand out your money for their own pet causes — again


Here's the latest on Southern California's four largest wildfires


Workers' freedom scores a small victory in Washington state




Tillerson blows up at top White House aide (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson frustrated by negative press coverage and delays in appointing staff, unleashed his anger in front of Reince Priebus, Jared Kushner and others.)





Families blame "13 Reasons Why" for girls' suicides




How the Supreme Court is restoring religious liberty in America




Kelly McParland: Nothing less than hard power will remove a brutal dictator like Bashar Assad


Syrian Opposition Website: Assad Visited New Long-Range Missile Facility Near Baniyas (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)


Russia quietly begins building third military base in Syria


Syria, Russia accuse US of plotting 'provocation'


In Syria, Trump's Red Line May Be Holding





Taiwan Activist Urges Crackdown Against Floating Sweatshops


First Taiwanese satellite to be launched Aug. 25


Penghu jellyfish influx caused by winds


Majority backs infrastructure plan: poll





SpaceX Vet’s Startup Readies Small Rockets for Takeoff




Freeing Us From ISIS and Sharia




The U.S. Needs To Step Up To Fight Abuse Of International Antitrust 




Owner of giant viral lobster is pissed at TSA




Turkey a nexus of US incompetence


Gov’t to extend waiting time for ships crossing through Turkish straits in bid to make revenue


Turkish dictator 'removes mask' in seizure of 50 churches


Russian tourist arrivals into Turkey skyrocket by 1.384 percent in May


Russia, Turkey 'agree' on S-400 missile system delivery, loan still to be resolved


More than 24,000 drug convicts in jail, harsher penalties given: Turkish Justice Minister


Turkey rejects claims of troop withdrawal from Cyprus


Turkey, Qatari defense ministers to meet amid Gulf crisis


Greece, Greek Cyprus dreaming: Turkish FM


Turkey to retaliate against YPG fire from Syria: Deputy PM Kurtulmuş


Defense minister meets German counterpart amid tension


Turkish parliament to hold session on failed coup attempt





FTSE 100 ends with losses as pound extends gains


British PM wins major test in parliament over government plan


Former UK Intel Official Says 23,000 Jihadists Living in Britain Is Probably 'the Tip of the Iceberg'


Britain says Fox bid for Sky risks giving Murdoch too much power


The Court-Ordered Killing of Charlie Gard

Sharia Northern Ireland: Three men arrested for “anti-Islamic material”


UK: Muslim plotted jihad massacre with meat cleaver inscribed “kafir”


UK imam accused of recruiting jihadis to fight for the Islamic State


Public sector pay: Confusion after No 10 backtracks on end to pay cap


UK may not leave EU says Brexit secretary Michael Russell


PM to seek backing for Queen's Speech  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)


David Mundell faces fresh calls to resign over £1bn DUP deal


Baby found dead in mom’s arms inside charred high-rise


£3.5bn warship ‘using Windows XP system at centre of NHS hack’


Grenfell Tower inquiry to be led by retired judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick


Tory austerity policy in chaos as Number 10 does 'U-turn on a U-turn' over public sector pay cap


London terror hero: 'I wasn't backing down'


Policing: Stop and search is not used fairly, most young BAME people believe


 Suicide and self-harm in prisons hit worst ever levels


 Oxford and Cambridge 'need to improve access for disadvantaged students'


Hillsborough disaster Six people, including David Duckenfield, charged


Rise in poorer students dropping out


Brexit EU children may have to apply to stay in UK, leaked analysis says


Scots economy in 'precarious' position


NHS Staff taking more sick days than ever


Sheikh steps in to buy village chapel


Brexit ID card plans for EU nationals will be flashpoint in talks, says MEP


William, Harry and Kate to attend service at Princess Diana's grave


 Mum opened nappy to find son circumcised


Ex-police commander charged in 1989 UK stadium disaster





Under US pressure, UN agrees on deep cuts to peacekeeping


Haley touts cuts to UN peacekeeping funds (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)


Nikki Haley stuns Democrats by saying she has not discussed Russia's election meddling with Trump




Chicago places 'Real Fake' sculpture in front of Trump Tower


United States of drug addiction: Alaska spends the most to get their fix, cocaine is a national favorite, and graduates are the most likely to try sex work to fund their habit, report reveals




The Communist Cardinals of Pope Francis




Stop Totalitarianism in Venezuela


Brazen Protest or Staged Stunt? Attack Baffles Venezuelans


Venezuelan authorities hunt pilot after chopper attack on court





Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Trump attacks 'Psycho' Joe Scarborough, 'Crazy' Mika Brzezinski in Twitter tear


Trump cheers wins at $10 million fundraiser


Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg: I Worry Trump’s Rhetoric Will Cause Violence Against Reporters


Kushner-Ivanka Trump lawyer still fighting Trump over sanctuary cities


Parents Of Children Killed By Illegal Immigrants Tell Lawmakers 'Blood' Is On Their Hands If They Don't Act


Trump's legal team approached former Mueller chief of staff to join (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


Trump's misfired tweet about Amazon sales taxes


Some Republicans worried Trump will do more harm than good in selling health care bill


How Do Americans Feel About Trump? Here Are All The Latest Polls.


Will Trump Pursue Blocpolitik?


Establishment Intransigence Toward Trump


With latest jabs, Trump-Obama relationship reaches historic nastiness


Awkward talks ahead as Trump seeks pressure on North Korea from South’s dovish president


White House says pressure on North Korea has only begun


Liberal plot to remove Trump are backfiring


Trump stages $10 million fundraiser at a Trump hotel


$35,000 a plate: Donald Trump starts fundraising for 2020 re-election


Officials: We can't convince Trump that Russia remains a threat


The President Wants to Keep Us in the Dark


Polls say what about Trump? Don't you believe it!


Trump may be right about the White House being bugged


Pence: Trump will repeal Obama's health law by summer's end (Vice-President Mike Pence)


Reporters find fame after combative White House press briefings


Trump tweet highlights complex relationship with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos


Trump promises 'big surprise' on healthcare as Republicans seek quick turnaround on Senate bill


Trump has new nickname for the 'Washington Post' 



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