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Sunday, July 9, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Oregon Just Passed a Groundbreaking Bill Ensuring Abortion Access For All Women

 

Here's Why They Call Her the Abortion Hacker

 

Abortion Road Trip (Capital Fringe review)

 

New Arkansas Bill Forces Rape Survivors To Inform Attacker If They Need An Abortion

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

The key to ending Afghanistan’s long war — it’s politics, stupid

 

US senators struggle to define victory in Afghanistan

 

AFRICA

 

Tanzania: Christians arrested for frying fish during Ramadan

 

AUSTRALIA

 

Cardinal Pell on his way home to Australia to face abuse charges - media

 

 

BIG GOVERNMENT

 

How Government Appropriators Are Costing Us Billions

 

CANADA

 

The Khadr $10.5 Million and Ruling Class Rot

 

Canadian Forces on standby for B.C. wildfire fight as federal aid announced

 

Veteran Blinded by Terrorist Omar Khadr Says Trudeau Guilty of Treason (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Not all Indigenous peoples oppose pipeline development

 

Seven months in a shelter and she's still searching for a home

 

We're addicted to wireless data: And the overage fees for it have just gone up

 

Air mattress sparks deadly chain reaction crash

 

Parks Canada wardens keep eyes out for illegal campers, poachers and even nudists

 

94-year-old woman dead, 12 other hospitalized in suspicious fire at Quebec seniors’ residence

 

Clark announces $100-million for rebuilding as wildfires burn across B.C.

 

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

 

 

Why women should have more babies, sooner

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Liu Xiaobo Dying Nobel winner tells foreign doctors he wants to leave China for treatment

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

How North Korea got its missile engines: 'It's all based on old Soviet models'

 

Time for the US to think and act differently on North Korea

 

North Korea Threatens Nuclear War Over Joint US-South Korea Military Exercise

 

The secret to Kim’s success? Some experts see echoes of Russia in North Korea’s missile advances. (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

CONGRESS

 

The GOP thought it could force Democrats to cut deals, but Trump keeps sliding in polls

 

Kate Steinle’s father: We didn’t coin ‘Kate’s Law’

 

COURTS

 

Texas judge removed over citizenship becomes U.S. citizen

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Ohio shooting: 1 dead, 8 wounded in ambush at gender reveal party

 

Newlywed, 45, hires hit man to kill her firefighter husband so she could collect his $100,000 life insurance - only to discover his ex-wife is still the beneficiary - and now she faces life without parole

 

'Hands up, don't shoot' lie fuels violence against cops

 

CYBER ATTACK

 

U.S. officials: Russian government hackers penetrated energy firms’ business networks

 

CYBERSECURITY

 

Lawmakers Rip 'Dangerously Naive' Trump Plan to Work with Russia on Cybersecurity

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

DNC Chair Perez: ‘People Will Die If The Affordable Care Act is Repealed’

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Bill de Blasio Prefers Rebellion to Valor   (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

While de Blasio whined in Germany, Trump was our defender

 

EDUCATION

 

Kirsten Gillibrand's crusade for campus injustice (US Senator of New York  Kirsten Gillibrand (D)

 

ELECTION 2016

 

McCain: Putin "got away with" interference in U.S. election  (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

ENERGY

 

Explosion, major fire rocks DWP power station; 140,000 customers without power

 

 

EUROPE

 

Four People Shot as Gunman Opens Fire in Oslo Bar

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Sweden’s Islamic rape epidemic: Almost half of the victims are children

 

Hungarian far right launches new political party

 

Italy Naples apartment block collapse: bodies found in rubble

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Flight attendant smashes wine bottles on a man who tried to open the exit midair, FBI says

 

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Is a tipping point near? Yellen to talk bonds with Congress (Federal Reserve Chairwoma  Janet Yellen)

 

FRANCE

 

French suspect held for planning attack with Belgian pair

 

GERMANY

 

Activists riot against G-20 summit for 3rd  consecutive night in Hamburg

 

‘New dimension’ of violence at G20 leaves Hamburg reeling

 

Germany pushes G20 plan to fight poverty in Africa

 

Germany Begins Withdrawing Troops from Turkish Air Base

 

German industry picks EU unity over post-Brexit trade

 

Germany’s Newest Intellectual Antihero

 

Violence Erupts at Protests: ‘Everybody Went Totally Mad’

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Study blows 'greenhouse theory out of the water'

 

GROUP OF TWENTY FINANCE MINISTERS AND CENTRAL BANK GOVERNORS (G-20)

 

G-20 ends on anxious note as world leaders remark on Trump’s climate defiance

 

World Leaders Move Forward on Climate, Without U.S.

 

Trump's 'America First' approach receives a cold reception at global summit

 

 

GUANTANAMO

 

A beloved metal band played at Gitmo - where its music was once used for torture

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Why Obamacare’s Critics Aren’t as Loud Anymore

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

And the Hypocrite Award goes to George and Amal Clooney!

 

 

INDIA

 

India: Muslims riot, stab 65-year-old Hindu man to death in rage over someone else’s Facebook post

 

Chinese expert warns of troops entering Kashmir

 

Harvard study predicts dramatic fall in China's economic growth, impressive rise for India

 

WhatsApp warriors on the new frontline of Kashmir’s conflict

 

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

 

Towns that sell their public water systems to for-profit corporations sometimes regret it

 

IRAQ

 

Iraqi Prime Minister Congratulates Armed Forces for Mosul ‘Victory’

 

Muslima blows herself and her baby up in effort to murder Iraqi soldiers

 

Uproar over Iraqi lawmaker's plan to legitimize polygamists

 

Photos from Mosul reveal the horror of the Islamic State war for ordinary people caught in its path

 

Iraqi troops celebrate defeat of Isis in Mosul as mopping up continues

 

ISLAM

 

'Civilizational jihad' underway at 3,000 U.S. mosques

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Sunday, July 9, 2017)

 

The Palestinian Glib and Oily Art against Israel

 

When nothing is sacred, UNESCO ruling comes as no surprise

 

The Palestinian Glib and Oily Art against Israel

 

Israel pans both Hungarian anti-Semitism and its target, George Soros

 

'We need to deal a blow to terrorism'

 

Chief rabbi dismisses split with US Jews over Western Wall deal as ‘fake news’

 

PA reportedly halts paying salaries of Hamas-affiliated MPs

 

Arab envoy said to apologize to Israel for UNESCO decision

 

Netanyahu: Israel Welcomes Syria Ceasefire, Warns Iran Not to Move In (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

PM quotes Bible to lambast UNESCO decision on Hebron

 

Supreme Court rejects new ward for children with cancer

 

Defense minister denies ‘breakthrough’ in Hamas prisoner swap talks (Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman)

 

Abbas, al-Sisi hold 'successful' meeting in Cairo  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

ISIS claims Israeli UAV hovers over Sinai

 

Entrepreneurship Among East Jerusalem Palestinians Increasing

 

Arab MK initiative to improve prison conditions

 

Israel sentences chairwoman of Palestinian women's union to administrative detention

 

Egyptian, Palestinian leaders meet amid likely Gaza

 

Israeli military trial begins for prominent Palestinian activist

 

Israel to purchase NIS 1.5 billion in weapons

 

Trump Envoy Jason D. Greenblatt Arrives Monday to Continue Peace Effort [video]

 

Palestinian journalist released after being detained by PA intelligence for 3 days 

 

Hamas: Increased security along Gaza-Sinai frontier after deadly attack

 

Abbas Threatens Financial Sanctions Against Hamas Leadership

 

Peretz, Gabbay jostle for votes as Labor race hits home stretch

 

Will the Labor candidates' behavior scare voters away?

 

Rina Ariel, mother of Hallel-Yaffa who was murdered by a terrorist while sleeping, says Israel should stop releasing jailed terrorists. 

 

Liberman: Israel will retain freedom of action in Syria

 

Israel should stop trying to wall out its critics

 

LEBANON

 

Report sheds light on Iranian missile factories being built in Lebanon

 

MEDIA 

 

The New York Times Tries Out God's Megaphone

 

Washington Post article linking Scalise shooter to conservative radio host sparks online outrage

 

Washington Post Spreads More Comforting Falsehoods about Islam

 

'I keep dreaming about us in the pool': The VERY racy emails allegedly sent by Scottie Nell Hughes to suspended Fox Business host Charles Payne who is accused of sexually harassing her

 

 

MILITARY

 

Virginia Muslim attempts U.S. military infiltration

 

Black Daggers parachute team hit a growth spurt

 

‘Killed’ in Vietnam and buried with comrades, one Marine returned from the dead

 

3rd  Special Forces Group 'all in' on Africa mission

 

Proposed new military branch would send US troops to guard the galaxy

 

New U.S. supply system takes target off military convoys

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

 

Nasa's Juno space probe to fly over Jupiter's Great Red Spot for first time

 

Nasa to send asteroid away from Earth by firing a bullet at it

 

NATIONAL SECURITY

 

The steel industry is in crisis, and it's a national security problem

 

PAKISTAN

 

Muslim Man Kidnaps Three Year Old Christian Girl And Brutally Rapes Her

 

India slams Pakistan for glorifying Burhan Wani

 

Muslim Men Take Christian Woman, And Force Her Five Children To Watch As They Take Turns Repeatedly Gang Raping Their Mother

 

'Third country's' Army could enter Kashmir on behalf of Pakistan: Chinese media

 

POLITICS

 

Why the church should not rely on elected leaders to be savior

 

RACISM

 

Bill Maher faces fresh accusations of racism after HBO star posts tweet suggesting that all nail salon staff are Korean - prompting outrage online 

 

Dough! Texas cookie store SUSPENDS teenage employee who paid for cop's brownie after another customer called him RACIST for not receiving same treatment!

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

Arkansas Ten Commandments Monument Will Be Re-Installed

 

RUSSIA

 

Malloch: Debunking the 4 Myths of the U.S.-Russia Relationship

 

Trump Jr.: Russian lawyer promised information on Clinton

 

Russian lawyer who got inside Donald Trump’s inner circle had been denied US visa

 

Trump Jr. says he, Kushner and Manafort met with lawyer with ties to Kremlin last June

 

Vlad, the Trump Impaler  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

 

SCIENCE

 

Scientists discover new subatomic particle at Large Hadron Collider

 

 

 

SENATE

 

Cruz to Push for More Action to Secure Release of U.S. Hostages in Iran (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)

 

Cruz: 'I believe we can get' health reform done

 

Claire McCaskill’s Russia Hypocrisy Prompts ‘Comrade Claire’ Taunts from GOP   (US Senator of Missouri Claire McCaskill (D)

 

2 GOP senators suggest bill to repeal health care law 'dead'

 

Rubio Ridicules Trump’s Proposed ‘Cyber Security Unit’ With Putin  (US Senator of Florida Marco Rubio  (R)

 

GOP governors to party’s senators: Do no harm to health care

 

Rubio Challenges Claim He Tweeted 'Republican' Bible Verses

 

Senate Democrats filibustering most Trump nominees

 

Grassley: GOP will lose Senate majority without healthcare reform  (US Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley (R)

 

Ted Cruz's healthcare proposal faces cost concerns (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)

 

GOP increasingly uncertain of a legislative victory before August recess

 

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

South Koreans staying positive near border with hostile North

 

 

SPACE

 

The mystery planet that could destroy the Earth

 

SPAIN

 

Spain Grapes shrivel as farmers lament a relentless drought

 

 

SPORTS

 

UFC middleweight Whittaker edges Romero to win interim championship

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

California wildfires spread quickly

 

Judicial Watch: What about McAuliffe's failed car company?  (Governor of Virginia Terry (Boondoggle) McAuliffee (D)

 

Arkansas is only state to share voter data as federal judge mulls privacy issues in Trump panel

 

Los Angeles area records high temperatures, as wildfire in northern Santa Barbara County continues to burn out of control

 

Combating a Real Threat to Election Integrity

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Tillerson tells Russia it must take first steps to reduce tensions in Ukraine  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

Tillerson to personally intervene in Persian Gulf dispute over Qatar

 

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court rise makes liberals debate wisdom of blocking Bork

 

Carl Reiner: Justice Kennedy, Don’t Retire

 

 

SYRIA

 

Syrian ceasefire deal skips Syria, Iran, Hizballah

 

Syria ceasefire begins, Trump eyes cooperation with Russia

 

McMaster calls U.S.-brokered cease-fire ‘important step’ toward ending Syria civil war (White House National Security Adviser HR McMaster)

 

The battle for Aleppo is over. I returned to my home town to see what’s left.

 

 

TERRORISM

 

New report: At least 61 refugees who came to US since 2002 engaged in terror activities

 

Despite Losses, ISIS Ideology Still Spurs Global Attacks

 

 

TRADE

 

Trump’s much-hyped China trade deal: It could literally make you sick

 

 

TURKEY

 

Hundreds of thousands flood Istanbul for ‘Justice March’

 

Nasa scientist researching mission to Mars still in prison a year on from failed Turkey coup

 

Turkey potential spoiler of US-Russian progress on Syria

 

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

Charlie Gard: Parents of ill baby say 'he deserves a chance' at treatment in US

 

UK: Muslim teen plotted jihad massacre at Justin Bieber concert

 

UK: Muslim radio station broadcast 25 hours of al-Qaeda speeches calling for jihad

 

UK: Fears of racism accusations led to police shelving Muslim rape gang investigations

 

UK: Muslim migrant traffics, sexually assaults two girls while on bail for raping a third

 

We'll make sick British boy Charlie Gard an American in a bid to save his life, pledge US congressmen in astonishing new twist 

 

Brexit negotiations German industry warns UK not to expect help in talks

 

Prison Service finds 225kg of drugs

 

G20Theresa May plays G20 Trump card in attempt to quell Tory rebellion (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

To plot or not? Let May stay at No 10 for the summer, top Tories tell MPs

 

Church to vote on transgender services

 

Outrage as Islamist claims Grenfell Tower victims were 'murdered by Zionists' who fund Conservative Party

 

‘No place in the modern world’ Church of England demands ban on conversion therapy

 

Trump: UK-US trade deal to happen quickly

 

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Nikki Haley: If China Does Not Stop North Korea, We Will ‘Start Looking at Trade Relations With China’  (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)

 

Haley: U.S. 'Won't Ever Trust Russia’

 

US giving $638 million in aid to Yemen, Somalia, Nigeria, South Sudan

 

VATICAN

 

 Vatican outlaws use of gluten free bread for Holy Communion

 

VENEZUELA 

 

US heralds release of Venezuelan opposition leader

 

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez released from prison and placed under house arrest

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Trump Grinds the G20, the Bureaucratic Underground, and CNN into Hamburger

 

Trump 'did not believe' Putin's denial: WH  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Trump says it's "time to move forward in working constructively" with Russia


Trump puts hat on Marine after wind carries it away

 

Vicious attacks on Trump explained as more than politics

 

Conway: A lot of people jockey to get close to Trump

 

Trump vows to team up with Poland's president to fight 'fake news'

 

Bob Dole lauds Trump’s 'successful' European trip

 

Embattled at Home, Trump Sees Europe Trip as a High Point

 

 

WORLD BANK

 

Trump pledges $50 million for World Bank’s new women entrepreneurship center

 
 

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