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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Two Abortion Clinics Mysteriously Close

 

Appalling Abortion Radicalism in Oregon

 

AP Tells Reporters to Never Use the Term “Pro-Life”

 

Groups Prepare to Challenge Tough New Arkansas Abortion Laws

 

Abortionist’s License Suspended for Signing Blank Prescriptions for Vicodin, Valium and Xanax

 

Teen Abortions Surged In Texas After Republicans Defunded Planned Parenthood

 

Breaking: Judge finds Daleiden, attorneys in contempt of court

 

Judge Who Censored Planned Parenthood Expose’ Videos Holds David Daleiden’s Lawyers in Contempt

 

Melinda Gates Will Spend $375 Million Pushing Population Control and Abortion

 

Melinda Gates Wants to Change the Catholic Church’s Teaching on Contraception

 

Democratic Party leader still not open to pro-life members

 

Ohio abortion clinic access at issue in buffer zone proposal

 

Women’s basketball team embraces ‘Stand with Planned Parenthood’ night

 

Woman says Columbus pastor got her pregnant as teen, paid for abortion

 

29% of Evangelical Christians Say Abortion Should be Legal

 

Abortion is a part of family planning

 

High School Sued for Denying Students’ Free Speech by Rejecting Their Pro-Life Club

 

Protesters arrested near Louisville abortion clinic appear in court

 

Humanity of Abortion Victims Shown in 'His Only Picture' Baby Photos Campaign

 

Nigerian calls West’s imposition of abortion ‘cultural supremacy’

 

Trump Anti-Abortion ‘Gag Rule’ Could Force Aid Groups to Lose Funding From Sweden

 

India's Abortion Epidemic

 

Abortion Lobby Seeks to Impose Agenda on Pro-Life Ireland

 

What It's Like Helping Strangers Through Abortions in Rural Canada

 

Sweden halts foreign aid to groups that reject abortion

 

Top Canadian Official Calls Abortion a “Tool to End Poverty”

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

'Land, kill and leave': How Australian special forces helped lose the war in Afghanistan

 

AFRICA

 

Christians in Coastal Kenya Fearful after Slaughter of 13 Non-Muslims

 

Food aid reaching Christians displaced by Boko Haram  (Food aid is beginning to reach Nigerian Christians and others displaced by Boko Haram violence in the Lake Chad Basin, World Watch Monitor reported July 10.)

 

Tunisian Human Rights Association, Liberal Party Denounce Call To Ban Jewish Comedian Michel Boujenah From Tunisian Arts Festival For Being A Zionist: 'Leave Art And Artists Out Of Political Controversies'

 

Trump delays decision on whether to end Sudan sanctions

 

Suicide Bombers in Northeast Nigeria’s Maiduguri Kill 17: Police

 

 

ANTARCTICA

 

1-trillion-ton iceberg breaks away from Antarctica

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

UAE slams Al-Jazeera for anti-Semitism over imam’s sermons

 

ASIA

 

Cambodia PM Hun Sen's absence prompts questions

 
AUSTRALIA

 

ASX in broad sell-off

 

The Australian dollar is climbing again

 

Australian PM a 'very strong Elizabethan'

 

Faced with an empty classroom, business lecturer goes on a rant

 

Drones present a threat to cities, expert warns Brisbane conference

 

The UK and Australia: what happens next?

 

 

BIG GOVERNMENT

 

 Too Many Government Policies Are Limiting Opportunity for All, and Hurting the Poor

 

BORDER SECURITY

 

The Trump Administration Doesn’t Want a Winner for Its Wall Competition (The President says building a wall along the border with Mexico is one of his top priorities. But his government isn't acting that way.)

 

CANADA

 

Canada dollar surges, stocks erase gains after rate hike

 

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

 

How today's rate increase could affect your loans

 

‘Vague and unreliable’: Lawyers for Omar Khadr slam U.S. widow’s efforts to go after his assets

 

Prince Albert, Sask., police say abducted 8-year-old girl found on farm near city

 

Canada’s far-right extremists to converge at memorial for lawyer

 

Calmer weather could keep B.C. wildfires at bay, officials hope

 

Manitoba MMIWG families want national inquiry commissioners replaced

 

Toronto students design zero-energy laneway home

 

Bank of Canada raises interest rate for 1st  time in 7 years to 0.75%

 

Bear checks out family in car on N.L. highway

 

What 3 legal minds say about the Omar Khadr settlement

 

T.O. man freed after becoming stuck between buildings

 

Canada’s Trudeau Rewards Jihad Murderer Omar Khadr with $10,500,000 (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Justin Trudeau places his trust in Omar Khadr

 

Tim Hortons operators fear chain is losing its Canadian culture

 

Air Canada US investigates near miss that could have caused disaster

 

Canadian dollar soars on ‘panic rally’ as Bank of Canada hikes interest rate

 

Sears Canada eyes July date for liquidation sales

 

Astronaut Julie Payette will be Canada’s next governor general: reports

 

COCA COLA 

 

Coca-Cola to radically increase amount of recycled plastic in its bottles

 

COMEDY

 

Jimmy Kimmel Airs Fake Interview With Grotesque Puppet of Pro-Life Advisor Kellyanne Conway

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

The Government Of China Bans All Homosexual Propaganda In Order To Protect The Moral Health Of Its Society

 

Information war: China stage manages death of its most dangerous dissident

 

China moves to block internet VPNs from 2018

 

Chinese troops head to first overseas base

  

China’s $800 Billion Wealth Fund Seeks More U.S. Access

 

China teleports photon to SPACE in breakthrough that paves the way for ultra secure 'quantum internet'

 

Beijing moves to bolster its Great Firewall of China

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

S. Korea, U.S., Japan vow 'maximum pressure' on N. Korea for dialogue

 

Where North Korea stands after ICBM launch

 

 

CONGRESS

 

Americans’ Approval of Congress Remains Low, Steady

 

Public Gives Congress No Clear Guidance on ACA Reform

 

Politicians react to Donald Trump Jr.'s Russia emails

 

Democrats pounce on Donald Trump Jr.’s emails as proof of collusion with Russia

 

Democrats intentionally used disinformation from Russia to attack Trump, campaign aides

 

Republicans in Congress still don't want to talk about possible collusion between Trump and Russia

 

CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE (CBO)

 

9 Years After The Financial Crisis, A Debt Limit Is No Solution To U.S. Debt Problems

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

Ex-Anheuser-Busch CEO accused of trying to fly helicopter drunk

 

COURTS

 

Woman who groped, licked fellow airline passenger gets home arrest

 

‘Syrian’ Migrant Trafficked, Sexually Abused Underage Girls While on Bail for Raping Another Teen

 

Texas Professors’ Frivolous Concealed-carry Lawsuit Tossed Due to Lack of Standing

 

MS-13 gang member filmed, narrated teen's killing, FBI agent tells judge

 

Detective testifies about drinking at frat where pledge died

 

Hawaii-based Army sergeant charged with attempting to support Islamic State

 

Judge in hot water for 'sexting bailiff, popping pills'

 

Former TLC star Toby Willis, 46, is sentenced to FORTY years in prison after he pleads guilty to child rape

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Investigator 'convinced' $580M of stolen art from Boston museum is hidden in Ireland

 

Woman bitten at NYC steakhouse during confrontation with activists

 

Manhunt after 3 shot dead at Alabama mobile home community

 

North Carolina Black man was shot in the back by state trooper, autopsy confirms

 

Seven Times Deported Mexican Illegal Kills Father of Three

 

Police: "Free samples" of tainted heroin distributed in Chicago  

 

Authorities: 3-year-old killed for drinking milk from jug

 

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

Iranian cancer research doctor traveling to Boston detained at airport

 

CYBER ATTACK 

Hackers stole credit card info from Trump hotel guests for months 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

DNC’s Perez covered debt of rival-turned-supporter after chairmanship race (Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez)

 

Report: DNC files were copied, not hacked, 5 days before murder of Seth Rich

 

Top Dems Ellison, Perez, Franken Draw Only 138 YouTube Viewers for Live Stream Event

 

Soros’s Son Continues Generous Donations to Dems with Maxed Out DNC Contribution

 

Sick. DNC Staffers Peer Through Windows, Laugh at People Gathered For Seth Rich Vigil (Video)

 

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Yes, Trump Jr. Was 'Collusion Curious,' But Where's the Outrage About Hillary's Ukraine Collusion?

 

NYPD Officers Turn Backs on Mayor De Blasio (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

Well Lookie Here=> Russian Lawyer Veselnitskaya is Pictured with Obama Ambassador to Russia – 8 Days After Trump Jr. Mtg.

 

Did JFK's back brace REALLY cost him his life? Report unearths new details on the president's failed surgeries, stacks of heavy-dose medications, and how it may have contributed to his death

 

Report: New Obama White House Memoir Reveals Staff Drinking, ‘D*ck Jokes,’ and Womanizing

 

Hundreds of NYPD officers turn their back on de Blasio as he speaks at funeral for executed cop before her three kids give heartbreaking eulogy

 

Happy family? Huma Abedin and Anthony Weiner take their son out for a walk in New York City nearly two months after the Clinton aide filed for divorce

 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

 

The Organic Industry Is in Turmoil

 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

 

Energy Dept Funds $19.4M for Electric Vehicle Development

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Sessions addresses 'anti-LGBT hate group'  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Source: DOJ probe will look at Trump Jr.'s disclosed emails

 

ECONOMY

 

U.S. stocks close higher on dovish Yellen, Dow ends at record

 

U.S. Stocks, Bonds Jump on Go-Slow Fed; Oil Climbs: Markets Wrap

 

Wall Street rises as Fed signals gradual approach to rate hikes

 

Asia Stocks Slip With Attention Back on Yellen: Markets Wrap

 

Asian shares shrug off Trump controversy, look to Yellen (Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen)

 

Tectonic shifts in demographics and geopolitics  (Like tectonic plates, demographic trends move quietly for a long time before their effects are fully felt. By mid-century, demographic trends at work today will trigger momentous shifts in the economic and geopolitical balance.)

 

Gold stretches streak of gains to a third session

 

The U.S. stock market is 66% higher than it should be: Kee

 

Dividend payouts hit a record in the second quarter—but growth sputtering

 

Dollar turns higher after Yellen calls for gradual rate hikes

 

Treasury yields slip after Yellen reiterates outlook for ‘gradual’ hikes

 

EDUCATION

 

UC Berkeley “Islamophobia” prof Hatem Bazian: The most dangerous professor in America?

 

Student Riots Slashed Mizzou Enrollment 35 Percent In Two Years. Watch For More

 

Struggling College Splurges On $306 Million Dorm

 

NEA Adopts Radical Pro-LGBTQ Statement

 

Texas Requires Credit-Bearing Remediation (State requires a change to remedial education that’s based on an increasingly popular reform concept.)

 

Majority of Republicans say colleges hurt the U.S.

 

Money Matters  (Students are more likely to graduate from colleges that cost more and spend more than others, study finds.)

 

How We Are Ruining America   (College-educated Americans have become devastatingly good at making sure children of other classes can’t join their ranks.)

 

‘The Toxic University’ (Author discusses his new book, which argues that politicians and “zombie leadership” in higher education are destroying academic values.)

 

L.A. Unified gets a $3.26-million federal grant to study online credit recovery

 

Stealth Attack on Liberal Scholar?

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Brazile to Publish Book That Outlines ‘Missteps’ Leading to Trump Election  (Former Democratic National Committee interim chair and Hillary Clinton ally Donna Brazile will be highlighting the DNC’s dysfunction during the 2016 election in her upcoming book, Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House.)

 

ENERGY

 

Oil settles higher as EIA confirms drop in U.S. crude stockpiles

 

Energy Prices

 

Wind and Solar Energy Are Dead Ends

 

OPEC’s 2018 outlook shows it’s still pumping too much oil

 

EUROPE

 

I've Worked with Refugees for Decades. Europe's Afghan Crime Wave Is Mind-Boggling.

 

‘Europeans Are Aborting Themselves Out Of Existence And Replacing Themselves With Muslims And Migrants’ Catholic Archbishop Warns Europe May Disappear

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks log biggest gain in 2½ months after Yellen testimony

 

EU, Russia play up ties but trade barbs over Syria

 

European Court Upholds Belgian Ban on Muslim Face Veil

 

Sweden orders aluminum fast attack combat boats

 

EU naval tactics to stop cause more deaths, report says

 

Dutch court confirms 12-year-old can refuse chemotherapy

 

No other countries will follow UK in leaving EU, says Brexit minister

 

EU rescue efforts in Mediterranean ‘fail to tackle people smuggling’

 

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA)

 

Air traffic control reform is a no-brainer

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

FBI director nominee vows independence: No 'pulling punches'

 

FBI Nominee Wray: Russia Probe Not a 'Witch Hunt'

 

FBI nominee Wray climbed the ranks of law enforcement with the likes of Comey, Yates

 

FBI document dump reveals secrets of Clinton probe as new director nominee faces Senate

 

About the US soldier arrested on terror charges

 

 

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC)

 

“Net Neutrality” & Title II: Obama’s Terrifying Federal Government SCAM That Liberals Fell For

 

Porn Sites Join Amazon, Netflix to Fight Net Neutrality Roll Back

 

An internet plebiscite  (Politicization of policy by plebiscite may be a nice bit of alliteration. But the plebiscite presently taking place at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) could undermine the idea that the commission’s actions should be based on its presumed expertise, not on counting noses, or in this instance, counting computer-generated form comments.)

 

 

FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION (FEC)

 

Democrats At FEC Keep Accepting Foreign-Funded Trips

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Fed's Yellen says rate and portfolio plans on track, cautions on inflation  (Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen)

 

Yellen Sidesteps Questions on Her Future

 

FEMINISM

 

Feminist Tells Readers Having Children Is the 'Worst' Thing for the Planet

 

FRANCE

 

Imams protest terror at site of 2012 Toulouse Jewish school attack

 

Is Emmanuel Macron Right about Africa?  (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

France to boost housing for migrants as mayor tweets shock images of camp's child refugees

 

Ex-judge in French Child Murder Case Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

 

Why the French aren't eating quite as healthily as you thought

 

Airlines sound alarm over 'chaotic' border queues at Paris airports

 

 

GAMBLING

 

Online gambling ban is a power play by casinos

 

 

GERMANY

 

Samsung picks Berlin over London for new HQ because UK capital 'only fun for the rich'

 

The European Motor Sputters to Life (Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Emmanuel Macron hope to reinvigorate the Franco-German partnership. Yet even as military cooperation moves forward, the two countries are still far apart on eurozone reforms.)

 

Museum guard among four arrested over stolen €1 million gold coin in Berlin

 

Liu Xiaobo: Merkel urges China to show humanity to ailing activist  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Exploding yacht injures 16 in west German harbour

 

Germany: Muslims planned to finance jihad massacre with money extorted from the Vatican

 

Health insurance told to pay for ex-prostitute to have tattoo removed

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Science Mag: Have Fewer Children to Stop “Global Warming”

 

Don’t Blame Climate Change for the Largest Iceberg Ever

 

U.S. cities, states in love with Paris climate deal face new hurdle

 

Heat-death hysteria: the wrong reason to fight climate change

 

GOP

 

Reagan and the Blue-Collar Republicans

 

GOVERNMENT SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (GSA)

 

Trump admin pulls Russian cyber firm from gov't list

 

GREECE

 

What led to beating death of 22-year-old U.S. tourist in Greece? Police search for answers

 

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Number of Health Insurers Applying to Participate in Obamacare Exchanges Declines 38%

 

HEALTH CARE

 

With diabetes rising at alarming rate, California puts money behind prevention campaign

 

HISTORY

 

Airbrushing History by Intimidation

 

HOLOCAUST

 

Boston Holocaust memorial rededicated after vandalism

 

Art exhibit in Poland shows Auschwitz through inmates’ eyes

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Dems introduce bill to block cybersecurity team up with Russia

 

Pro-Life Congressman: My Legislation Would Allow Charlie Gard to Come to the U.S. for Treatment

 

House Democrat files article of impeachment against Trump

 

House Conservatives Wary of Emerging Senate Healthcare Bill

 

Rep. Scalise transferred from ICU  (House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R- Louisiana)

 

Female lawmaker violates alleged House dress code

 

Steve King: Fund Border Wall Before Planned Parenthood or Welfare ‘for people that haven’t worked in three generations’  (US Representative of Iowa Steve King (R)

 

Trey Gowdy: 'Drip, drip drip' on Russia is undermining Trump administration  (US Representative of South Carolina Trey Gowdy (R)

 

Sign From Jesus? Technical Malfunction Occurs As Reporter Asks Pelosi If She’s ‘Holy’ (Video) (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Top Lawmaker Demands Investigation into Comey, Former Obama Officials for Leaks of Classified Intel

 

Border wall funding folded into House GOP bill

 

House panel approves transportation funding cuts

 

House funding bill sets up shutdown showdown over Trump’s border wall

 

Hill GOP offers muted criticism of Trump son

 

GOP Rep. Names Ben Rhodes As Source of White House Leaks – Demands Investigation of Comey

 

Lawmakers: veterans’ credit damaged by slow VA reimbursements

 

Defying Trump, House panel is expected to propose restoring funding for earthquake early warning system

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Victim’s Mother Speaks Out Against Protection Granted to Illegal Immigrants

 

Zuckerberg’s Amnesty Group ‘Disappointed’ with Freeze on Foreign National Loophole

 

Extra $600,000 sought to combat infectious diseases among refugees

 

Immigration judges were always overworked. Now they’ll be untrained, too.


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

Exclusive -- ICE Director Stares Down MS-13

 

 

INDIA

 

Kashmir jihad incited from mosques and Islamic schools

 

Govt: 2 Pakistanis among 4 terrorists involved in attack on Amarnath yatris

 

Consumer inflation in June at record low

 

Chinese base in Djibouti: Implications for India

 

Army vice-chief now authorized to be 'war-ready'

 

Amarnath Yatra attack: Politics after protests as Kashmir hunts for killers

 

India must move back: China

 

Pak violates ceasefire in J&K, 2 jawans martyred

 

Kashmir problem is Nehru-Gandhi family's legacy: Smriti responds to Rahul's attack

 

Arunachal flood, landslide: Many areas inaccessible

 

INDONESIA

 

Indonesia introduces new power to ban groups

 

INTERNET 

 

Comcast and AT&T Say They Support Open Internet — With Caveats

 

IRAN

 

Report: Iran Building Long-Range Ballistic Missiles in Syria

 

 

IRAQ

 

Iraqis Celebrate “Liberation” of Mosul

 

 

Mosul residents count their dead on wake of massive air strike campaign against Isis

 

ISLAM

 

Tennessee mosque hit with bacon and graffiti reading “We are vandal group”

 

Pro-LGBT Muslim Group Kicked Out of Muslim Conference Where Linda Sarsour Spoke

 

Florida: Fired Muslim Sheriff’s Deputy fabricated claims that Deputies harassed him for being Muslim

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Wednesday, July 12, 2017)

 

The tough questions of the girl burnt in terror attack

 

Two Palestinians said killed in clashes with IDF troops in Jenin (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Lapid says submarine scandal worst graft case in Israeli history  (Former Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid)

 

The Taylor Force Act: Pathway Or Roadblock To Peace?

 

Netanyahu’s lawyer David Shimron named as suspect in sub affair (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Groom distanced from Temple Mount

 

Hungary to pull ‘anti-Semitic’ Soros campaign ahead of Netanyahu visit

 

When anti-Semitism becomes ‘legitimate’  (Netanyahu likely wouldn’t have rushed to legitimize Hungarian prime minister’s sophisticated use of anti-Semitic language if it were directed at a tycoon funding his media outlets and campaigns or offering his family gifts.)

 

Ex-navy chief placed under house arrest after questioning in sub affair

 

Abbas congratulates Gabbay in phone call (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Israel sentences Palestinian leader Khalida Jarrar to six months without charge or trial

 

State watchdog: PM didn’t disclose conflict of interest with Bezeq owner

 

Israel Air Force flies farther thanks to Brazil deal

 

US Envoy Meets With Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu and Gaza Residents (Separately)

 

After saving Israeli from armed gang, UK policeman up for bravery award

 

Erekat: US told Netanyahu to curb Israeli settlement building  (Chief negotiator for the “Palestine” Liberation Organization Saeb Erekat)

 

Israeli forces shoot, kill 2 young Palestinians during raid in Jenin refugee camp

 

Top UN official warns Gaza electricity crisis will haunt Israel

 

2 Indicted in Killing of Border Guard Policewoman Hadas Malka z’l

 

Rivlin meets with Irish FM who was rebuked by Netanyahu (Israeli President Reuven Rivlin)

 

Israeli forces demolish Palestinian homes in Jabal al-Mukabbir, Silwan

 

Ahead of cabinet debate, Liberman defends plan to expand Palestinian city (Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman)

 

IAI Space Chief: Israel’s Satellite Communications Era Over as Foreign Company Builds Amos-8

 

Under Trump, settlements are no longer the center of attention

 

Rights group condemns PA decision to retire thousands of Gaza's civil servants

 

Israel denies it agreed to settlement slowdown during talks 

 

Watch: Ya'alon pulls no punches - Netanyahu 'absolutely' will be indicted   (Former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon)

 

 Radiohead: Music is About Crossing Borders, Not Building Them

 

Divisive expansion plan highlights crowded West Bank (Judea and Samaria) city’s plight

 

Experts: Abbas’s Role in Israeli-Palestinian Peace Solution Waning (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

UN Report Places Some Blame on Palestinian Leaders for Gaza Humanitarian Crisis

 

U.N. turns 'delusional' in latest Israel snub (Calling Hebron 'Islamic' 'denies thousands of years of Jewish history, Christian ties')

 

 

JAPAN

 

Japanese military history buff points out fundamental time flaw in new Amelia Earhart theory alleging she may have survived

 

LEBANON

 

Locals in Lebanon help Syrians who lost everything in refugee camp fire

 

LIBERALISM

 

The American Left’s Downward Spiral

 

Dennis Prager: The Atlantic Publishes All You Need To Know About The Left

 

 

MEDIA

 

Video: CNN Host Suggests Trump Jr. Committed TREASON

 

Associated Press Lists Words “Terrorist” & “Islamist” as Politically Incorrect

 

Poll: Americans divided over media coverage of Trump

 

BuzzFeed: New York Times Pulitzer-Winning Story Depended on Russian News Outlet

 

Donald Trump Jr. tells Sean Hannity: 'In retrospect I probably would have done things a little differently'

 

Joe Scarborough announces he's leaving the Republican Party

 

 CNN’s Stelter Mocks Hannity Over Trump Jr. Interview: ‘The Real Journalists at Fox Must Be Disappointed’

 

Newspaper editorials rip Trump Jr. over Russian meeting

 

Wow! Tucker Carlson DESTROYS #NeverTrumper Ralph Peters after he Compares Tucker to Hitler Apologist (Video)

 

John Quinn, founding USA TODAY editor, dies

 

Drain the scandal swamp: Fox News' Eric Bolling spills secrets on D.C.

 

'Too stupid for sandwiches': New York Times columnist, 55, is mocked for writing about leaving a gourmet sandwich shop with friend who has 'just a high school degree' because she felt overwhelmed by the fancy meats on the menu like capicollo

 

MEDICAID

 

Report: Medicaid Reduces Health Care Access and Recipients May Receive Worse Quality Care

 

How Republican Medicaid flip-flops made Obamacare repeal so much harder

 

When ‘single payer’ won’t pay (Medicaid used to be the program providing health care and medical services to the poor. Before Obamacare, Medicaid covered primarily poor retirees, children in poor families, and the disabled living in poverty — the “truly needy.”)

 

MICROSOFT

 

Microsoft announces new AI lab

 

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

The Qatar Crisis Cuts Deep

 

Why some Arab countries want to shutter Al Jazeera

 

Islamic State: “Deflowered slave for sale, age 13. Body: slim, tall. Price: $9,000.”

 

MILITARY

 

Army's promotion of transgender ideology 'misguided'

 

Space Wars: Why the Air Force and Navy Will Fight For Control of the Space Corps

 

‘Fight far from over’: US troops expected to stay in Iraq after ISIS’ defeat

 

Trump to Commission Carrier After Criticizing New Technology

 

Navy Fired Whistleblower Who Uncovered Serious Fuel Safety Risks

 

Officials comb fields after military plane crash

 

New details on person of interest in Air Force facility blast

 

America can succeed militarily in the Mideast. ISIS’s defeat in Mosul tells us how.

 

16 dead in Mississippi in worst Marine crash since 2005

 

Injured Fitzgerald commander is relieved

 

 

MYANMAR

 

US calls on Burma to cooperate with UN in Rohingya Muslim abuse probe

 

 

NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

 

Takata adds new type of inflator to huge air bag recall

 

NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

 

The Intercept failed to shield its confidential source. Now it’s making amends.

 

PACIFIC

 

A ‘bogus photo,’ decades of obsession and the endless debate over Amelia Earhart

 

PAKISTAN

  

Microsoft's Calibri font could topple a world leader

 

Someone hijacked a former NFL player’s Twitter account to troll Pakistan

 

Corruption Claims, Currency Crisis Rattle Pakistani Government

 

Facebook VP travels to Pakistan to assure government it will remove “anti-Islam” material

 

 

POLITICS

 

Bill Clinton, George W. Bush to Participate in ‘Rare Conversation’ on Leadership

 

RACISM

 

Bay Area Transit System Not Releasing Surveillance Videos, Fearing Racial Bias

 

RADIO

 

Rush Limbaugh on Trump Jr. Email Coverage: ‘I’m Watching People Lose Their Minds’ (VIDEO)

 

Limbaugh: Trump Jr. Russia saga is 'absolute garbage cr-p'

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

Church leaders rip Fr. Martin’s new book on homosexuality

 

New website, e-book to spark 'evangelism renewal'

 

 

RUSSIA

 

Shadowy company tied to Russia meeting linked to Trump Jr. troubles

 

Russia threatens to expel 30 US diplomats

 

Photos: Russian Lawyer Attended Chicago Anti-Trump Rally

 

‘Wild & overblown’: Lavrov blasts media hype over Trump Jr. meeting with Russian lawyer  (Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov)

 

Lavrov advises US diplomat to stay on top of real political events

 

Trump Jr. coordinating with Russian Intelligence?

 

Troops from 29 countries to participate in Army-2017 Games

 

Kaspersky Lab Denies Claims of Cooperation with Russian Spy Agency

 

Baltic Fleet helicopters destroy notional enemy’s submarine with bombs in naval drills

 

Russian Lawyer Says Trump Jr. Only Asked About Democrats' Financing

 

Kremlin derides US media buzz of ‘Russian meddling’ as bordering on TV soap opera

 

Moscow Ranked Best City to Live in Russia

 

Russian president's limo getting tuned up with revved-up engine 

 

Dick Morris: Bill Clinton Meddled in Russian Election for Yeltsin

 

Russian lawyer who met with Trump Jr. has long history fighting sanctions

 

The Russia meddling story is no longer just smoke. It’s fire.

 

In Moscow, Lawyer Is Seen as a Fearsome Insider

 

North Koreans Find Jobs, but a Slavelike Existence, in Russia

 

SENATE

 

Key moments from Wray's FBI confirmation hearing

 

Judiciary chairman will call Manafort to testify, threatens subpoena

 

Conservatives Urge Grassley to Stop Democrats from Blocking Trump Judicial Nominees  (US Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley (R)

 

GOP Senator: Time ‘Running Out’ to Pass Trump Agenda

 

Conservatives Got Aggressive And McConnell Blinked  (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)

 

Sen. Graham Reads Trump Jr.’s Emails to FBI Director Nominee at Hearing  (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)

 

Exclusive – Sen. Rand Paul: Senate GOP Decides to Keep Obamacare, Big Insurance Bailout  (US Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul (R)

 

McConnell and Grassley's opportunity to lead the way on juvenile justice reform  (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)/ US Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley (R)

 

The Latest: McConnell to unveil revised health bill Thursday 

 

Committees vie to be first to question Trump Jr.  

 

Here's what the Senate hopes to get done in August

 

Senator calls for emergency funding for VA Choice Program

 

Suddenly everyone gets 'biblical' in hot U.S. Senate race

 

The Senate health bill is almost an orphan with few real supporters

 

Chuck Grassley wants to know how Russian attorney was able to enter US for Donald Trump Jr. meeting

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Neil Patrick Harris slams James Woods for insensitive tweet

 

SOCIAL JUSTICE

 

 Black Lives Matter claims ‘gun-toting racists’ incited by NRA to target minorities

 

SOCIAL SECURITY

 

Social Security reform grinds to a halt on Capitol Hill after Trump’s pledge not to touch it

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

Brazil's Former President Lula Sentenced to Prison on Corruption Charges

 

Brazil Senate passes key labour reform

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Is new US base safe from N. Korea attacks?

 

World has much riding on South Korea’s President Moon

 

KEPCO likely to win nuclear deal in UK

 

8th U.S. Army Chief Warns Against THAAD Pullout

 

Nuclear plants strong or vulnerable?

 

Foreign ministry looking into rape allegations at embassy in Ethiopia

 

Court denies Egyptian refugee status for homosexuality

 

Hyundai Faces Tougher Times at Home and Abroad

 

Egyptian professor caught exploiting foreign students' pay

 

Ahn Cheol-soo apologizes over scandal  (Ahn Cheol-soo, former presidential candidate of the opposition People’s Party, on Wednesday apologized for the scandal revolving around fabricated smear campaign against President Moon Jae-in.)

 

S. Korea approves 1st gene therapy drug  

 

SPORTS

 

24th -seeded American stuns defending champ at Wimbledon

 

Baseball’s customs keep Aaron Judge and Bryce Harper from being bigger stars

 

Can YOU spot the hidden message in Conor McGregor's suit? UFC champ steals the show at his first press conference with Floyd Mayweather with a very controversial pin stripe

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

 

STATES

 

Illinois governor cleans house after budget showdown

 

Gulf of Mexico At least 80 people form human chain to rescue stranded group

 

Best-Run States Are All Solidly Republican, Worst-Run Mostly Democratic, Study Find

 

12-foot alligator mauls trapper in Mississippi

 

Fast-moving San Jose brush fire prompts evacuations, threatens homes   (California)

 

Mix of new grass from wet winter combined with dried up vegetation from six-year drought has brought on early and unpredictable Western wildfires that could cause most destructive fire season

 

 

SUICIDES

 

Stunning new film pulls back veil on depression, suicide

 

Blood in the bathroom, a red exercise band used as a noose, a torn up airline ticket, prescription pills and an acoustic guitar resting in a chair: Inside the hotel room where Chris Cornell committed suicide

 

 

SYRIA

 

Russians enter Daraa, Syrians/Hizballah move out

 

2 Americans killed fighting ISIS in Syria

 

ISIS on verge of defeat in Raqqa, but damage is done

 

Islamic State confirms death of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Syrian Observatory says

 

TAIWAN

 

China's 'rusty' aircraft carrier lurches through Taiwan's ADZ

 

Tsai welcomes Paraguayan president (President Tsai Ing-wen)

 

Trump Gives Important Military Backing to Taiwan

 

Tsai pressed over minimum-wage vow

 

Kaohsiung said fit for US Navy

 

FDA checks find labeling problems

 

Taiwan announces visa-free entry for St Lucians, Caribbean allies

 

Boy accused of ‘mercy’ hacking

 

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

The Myth of Technological Unemployment

 

 

TURKEY

 

EU wastes Turkey's time, says Erdogan  (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Turkey's Erdogan could face arrest in Sweden over 'genocide’ lawsuit 

 

US embassy issues security message over Turkey coup attempt commemoration events

 

Turkey has sent almost 200 cargo planes to Qatar since dispute began: Economy Minister

 

Five ISIL militants killed, 233 detained in ops across Turkey

 

US air force commander in Ankara for Syria talks

 

Turkey, Russia indispensable partners, says new Russian ambassador to Ankara

 

Former Turkish President Gül strictly rules out any contact with Gülen

 

Turkish energy minister ‘to visit Israel for pipeline deal’

 

Turkey’s deepening tragedy of murdered women

 

It will be ‘comforting’ if EU says Turkey cannot be accepted as member: Erdoğan tells BBC

 

Turkey extends detention of activists by up to a further seven days: Amnesty International

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 scores best day since April as Yellen backs gradual pace of rate hikes

 

Parents of Boy With Similar Condition to Charlie Gard: “Give Him a Chance” 

 

The BBC’s “The Betrayed Girls”: The Ministry of Truth on the Muslim Rape Gangs

 

London Mayor Sadiq Khan accused of ‘flip-flopping’ over UK Hezbollah ban

 

Doctors Across The World Are Fighting To Treat Charlie Gard. Will The UK Let Them?

 

Is America The Last Pro-Life Refuge For Charlie Gard?

 

Is UK’s Sephardi rabbi fracas about more than condoning homosexuality?

 

UK should not be distracted by Trump’s illusory promises on trade

 

British man Luke Rutter killed fighting Isil in Syria 

 

UK's May orders probe into contaminated blood scandal  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

Boris Johnson accuses EU of 'extortion' over Brexit divorce bill and says it can 'go whistle'  (British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson)

 

UK state visit by Spanish royals to begin

 

Grenfell Tower fire: Investigator tells of painstaking process of recovering remains

 

Grenfell Tower insulation also used in new Glasgow hospital

 

London Boy dies after allergic reaction to cheese allegedly forced on him

 

Britain's first Muslim gay wedding as man who tried to kill himself over sexuality ties knot

 

Charlie Gard ally optimistic baby will live

 

Watchdog in court over 'inadequate' rating for gender-segregated Islamic school

 

Cancer patient dies after robber attacked her so brutally she could no longer receive vital treatment

 

MI6: Libya rendition case is 'Kafkaesque nightmare' for victims, court told

 

£3bn HMS Queen Elizabeth ‘vulnerable to low-cost missiles’

 

Charlie Gard’s parents have the right to do ‘the wrong thing’

 

Nicola Sturgeon to move away from indyref2 with 'relaunch'

 

UAE athlete dies after incident at London training ground

 

Cyber bullying 'vanishingly rare' on its own - major new report

 

First British man to give birth reveals abuse and death threats

 

Ivory: Boris Johnson backs 'all-out ban' on sales  (British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson)

 

Why is this British guy emailing Trump Jr?

 

VATICAN
When Ted Kennedy's Russian Pal Wanted to Kill the Pope

 

The Roots of the Pope’s Anti-Americanism

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Wondering Where the Money Went, Venezuelans Start Rationing Toothpaste

 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

There Is Now Evidence That Senior Trump Officials Attempted to Collude With Russia

 

Trump Should Fire Himself

 

5 Big Questions About Donald Trump Jr.'s Oppo Research Meeting With The Russian Lawyer

 

Trump on Donald Trump Jr.: 'He Was Open, Transparent and Innocent'

 

Trump unloads on Hillary over double standard, amid reports Dems also got foreign help

 

Don Jr.'s Emails Show Poor Judgment — Not Evidence of Treason

 

Don Jr.’s Disgraceful Meeting


Poll: Are Republicans Abandoning Trump?

 

Poll: First Lady Melania More Popular Than First Lady Hillary

 

Does The Steele Dossier Describe What Happened In Trump Tower Meeting?

 

Trump: My White House Is ‘Functioning Perfectly’

 

White House aides feeling ‘helpless’ as Trump Jr. scandal explodes

 

Forget Trump Jr.'s Recklessness: The Battle Lines Are Already Drawn

 

Trump's FDIC nominee Clinger withdraws from consideration

 

'Paralyzed' by chaos at home, Trump sets off for Paris

 

What is collusion? Is it even a crime? (The President’s son met with a Russian lawyer offering damaging information about Hillary Clinton. Does that mean the campaign colluded with the Kremlin? We asked legal experts to size up the evidence.)

 

Opinion: Donald Trump Jr. astonishes America

 

The Donald Trump Jr. Scandal Is Straight Out of 1990s Moscow

 

Trump's Oval Office Prayer Vigil Sparks Angry Backlash

 

Dershowitz: “I Don’t See Any Crime” That Donald Trump Jr Committed (Video)

 

Disorganized White House Blamed for Delay in Sudan Sanctions Decision

 

Trump suggests Putin would have preferred Clinton

 

Attorney claims president didn't see Donald Trump Jr.'s emails before Tuesday

 

Report: Kushner sought deal for $500M bailout from ex-Qatari prime minister


Trump's web of Russian ties grows with Miss Universe links

 

Five questions raised by the Trump Jr. emails

 

Did Donald Trump Jr. break the law?

 

Ben Shapiro: What If There's No Trump-Putin Conspiracy?  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

The Trumps Embraced a Russian Plot

 

Even in the take-no-prisoners world of opposition research, Trump Jr.’s meeting was highly unusual

 

Donald Trump Jr. and the Culture of Dishonesty

 

Trump family members urging him to replace Priebus: report   (White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus)

 

Trump’s Teams Face Minefield of Ethics Issues on Deregulation

 

Key GOP senator: Why was Russian lawyer tied to Trump Jr. scandal in US?

 

Donald Trump Jr. Makes the Russian Connection

 

The future of the Trump presidency is in the hands of — wait, who is this guy?

 

Analysis: Donald Trump Jr.’s Russia emails, smoke meets fire

 

Mini-Donald’s Major Fail  (The President’s dim namesake just made things much worse.)

 

Pence backs 'repeal only' health-care plan (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

A Conspiracy of Dunces (The odds of real Trump-Russia collusion no longer look that long.)

 

White House plunges into chaos as Trump fumes over fallout from son’s Russia revelations

 

If it wasn't clear already, Trump Jr.'s email release proves Russia investigation is no 'witch hunt'

 

With Each Revelation, Tension in West Wing Rises

 

Donald Trump Jr. is an idiot

 

Collusion, yes; subversion, unclear

 

Just because Trump has a blind spot on Russia doesn't mean the rest of the government has to

 

Trump Jr. just defined ‘disgraceful’

 

This is no ‘rookie mistake.’ The Trump team shouldn’t even be on the field.

 

Timeline: The Story Behind the Meeting Story (A New York Times investigative reporter takes you through the twists and turns of uncovering the details of a secretive meeting.)

 

Trump personal attorney Marc Kasowitz may have trouble getting security clearance due to alcohol problem: Report

 

Trump-Russia investigation takes a sharp turn toward the dumb

 

 

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