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Joel P. Rutkowski, Ph.D., President



Thursday, July 13, 2017





In Today’s Issue: 




Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards: Trump Has “Been the Worst” President “in My Lifetime”


Oregon’s Radical, Grisly Abortion Law


Congressman Wants to Take Money for Border Wall “Out of Planned Parenthood’s Budget”


Abortion biz-linked judge goes for contempt against baby body-parts reporters


Democrats are Becoming More and More Pro-Abortion


New Polls Show Party Polarization on Abortion


They Walked Almost 3 Hours One Way to Get to a Pro-Life Event, But Their Story is Even More Amazing


Oregon Bill Forcing Taxpayers To Sponsor Abortion Is A Human Rights Violation


Kid Rock “Announces” Republican Senate Run on Twitter But He’s Pro-Abortion


Hey Seattle Storm Players: Girls Can’t Play in the WNBA if Planned Parenthood Aborts Them


Democratic Party leader still not open to pro-life members


What Happens When Texas Blocks Planned Parenthood? Abortions Rise.


Alabama Court: Pregnant 12-year-old can get abortion


Missouri Abortion Special Session Costs Top $73,000 So Far


Faith-based pregnancy centers file suit against Hawaii law, say it forces abortion promotion


Texas Lawmakers To Revisit Ban On Insurance Coverage For Abortions


Pennsylvania school district sued for rejecting anti-abortion club


Four laws restricting abortion access in Arkansas set to be challenged in court Thursday


Ministry helps with pro-life training in countries with high abortion rates


British Study Proves Contraception Leads to Abortion


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


Sweden Will Stop Funding Charitable Organizations That Do Not Promote Abortion


Canadian Development Minister Calls Abortion a ‘Tool to End Poverty’


African bishop blasts Canada’s ‘subtle’ approach to push ‘legal’ abortion in pro-life nations





All-girl Afghan robotics team cleared to compete in United States


With More Troops in Afghanistan, Focus on Reintegration, Not Reconciliation





Sudan Bristles Over Trump’s 3-Month Delay in Sanctions Decision





5 king cobras found in express mail package at JFK airport





Were the Jack the Ripper murders an elaborate anti-Semitic frameup?





Fed's Yellen lights up ASX and $A (Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen)


$A bursts through US77¢ to four-month high


States warned not to 'go it alone' on a clean energy target


Hundreds evacuated as toxic smoke blankets Melbourne suburb





Auto safety gear: What's it worth to you?




Feds Use Arts Funding to Subsidize Billion-Dollar Nonprofits




Canadian dollar continues to climb as TSX slips over slumping mining stocks


 Teachers must keep child’s transgenderism a secret from parents: Ontario school boards


Five CSIS employees are accusing the spy agency of Islamophobia, racism and homophobia in a $35-million lawsuit


Trudeau says Khadr case could have cost $40-million  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


'Unquestionably qualified': Ex-astronaut Julie Payette formally introduced as Canada's next GG


Governor-general role a chance to serve Canada ‘on Earth,’ Payette says


Judge rejects request to freeze Omar Khadr's assets


Jimmy Carter gets medical attention after collapsing from dehydration in Winnipeg (Former US President Jimmy Carter(D)


Sears Canada, former employees reach compromise on benefits, pension payments


Alberta board breaks with Christian school over human rights concerns


Canadian judge rejects bid from U.S. soldier’s widow to freeze Omar Khadr’s assets


Consumers feel pinch as banks pass on full BoC hike, but not all the savings




Jet engine blast kills tourist on Caribbean beach




CIA Defends Muslim Brotherhood, Yet Foreign Intel Agencies Warn of Terror Links




China Won't Help America Subdue North Korea


Activists and Family Members Mourn Death of Liu Xiaobo   


Nobel laureate dies a political prisoner of China


US Beef Back in China After 14-Year Absence


Apple opening a China data center with government ties




Rare magnitude 5.8 quake strikes off North Korea


The U.S. Again Learns That Intervention Isn’t Cost-Free


West Can Neither Live with nor Take Out North Korean Nukes


Has Kim set off another nuke? Magnitude 6.0 earthquake is detected off the coast of North Korea  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


Dwindling options for preventing North Korean nuclear weapons





Congress Should Use Congressional Review Act to Strike Down Ill-Advised Arbitration Rule


Israel, Egypt spared as Republicans unveil foreign aid cuts


Report: Democrats colluded with Russians to defeat Trump, damage his administration


Is the GOP serious about governing?


When will Congress probe the 'Steele Dossier'?


Times’ Legislative Activity Index shows good pace for unified Congress


The lights go out on the Republican Party





Chicago: Muslima throws baby out window to her death, gets probation


Judge Forces Prison To Provide Hormone Therapy To A Transgender Dude Named SPARKLES WILSON


Virginia Man Pleads Guilty to Shooting, Running Over Bald Eagle


Latino plaintiffs sue California alleging poor health care


Judge rules courts can stop Trump deportations, halts ouster of Iraqi Christians


Mom pleads guilty to sending naked pics of infant son to FBI agent


Doctor charged in connection with 7 overdose deaths


New charge for person of interest in search for missing Pa. men


Court asked to leave LGBT T-shirt decision alone




Married school superintendents with six children are arrested on child rape charges


Charges dropped against Iowa teen who sent selfies to boy


Multiple remains found on Pennsylvania farm in search for missing men, 1 man ID'd


Teacher, 40, who had sex with teen student, is re-arrested for violating probation


Long Beach police seek 2 men who punched and dragged a 62-year-old woman and stole her cellphone


Thugs attack churchgoer, force her to perform oral sex: cops


Woman shot dead in burning home; teen daughter accused


Police of America: Get used being taped


Rules for collecting racial profiling data in California are delayed


In funeral address, Commissioner O'Neill tells NYC the truth


Cops: Fugitive wanted in triple murder kills himself


Michelle Malkin: The Crisis In America's Crime Labs


Policeman pulls over black woman and discovers she is state attorney





US immigration Iranian cancer researcher sent home after being denied entry in Boston




How to Deter Russian Cyber Attacks




Perez Paid Rival $22,270 After He Dropped Out of DNC Chair Race, Gave Perez Endorsement (Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez)




Boom! Pro-Russia Hacker Site “Cyber Berkut” Publishes Alleged Links Between Ukraine and Clinton


Exclusive: Radical Dem Worked For Russian Lawyer Who Met With Trump, Jr.


De Blasio Commits $32 Million to Attempted Rat Genocide in NYC   (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)


Breaking: TOP HILLARY SUPPORTER Was Russian Lawyer Veselnitskaya’s Chaperone in Washington DC


Eric Holder Rallies Liberal Lawyers Against Trump in San Fran: ‘You Can’t Just Curl Up in the Fetal Position’  (Former US Attorney General Eric H Holder Jr)


Criminalize female genital mutilation? Not so fast, say Dems


Mayor de Blasio Has $32 Million Plan to Ice Some Rats


Maine Democrat Threatens Trump in Profanity-Laced Facebook Comment


Retirement agrees with her! Michelle Obama dons bondage style heels and a sleek hairstyle to pay tribute to 'remarkable' Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver at the star-studded ESPN awards




Lobbied by Accused, DeVos to Review Campus Rape Policy  (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)





Kelly Warns Lawmakers DACA Might Not Be Around For Much Longer (Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly)


Immigration lawyers sue DHS chief John Kelly over asylum rights


Hispanic caucus member challenges Kelly on ‘Dreamers’




Obama administration let Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr. into US after visa block


Why Did Loretta Lynch Grant Trump Jr’s Russian Lawyer A Special Visa To Enter America? (Former US Attorney General Loretta Lynch)


DOJ Going After Doctors and Others Who Feed Opioid Addictions


Justice Department crackdown targets fraudulent opioid treatments


Sessions releases questionnaire excerpt that omitted meetings with Russians (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


A brief history of DARE, the anti-drug program Jeff Sessions wants to revive


AG Sessions Speaks to Conservative Christian Group – Christian Hating Leftists Lose Their Mind


Exclusive: DOJ let Russian lawyer into US before she met with Trump team





Wall Street rises as financials lead before earnings


Dow notches 24th record close of 2017


U.S. Stocks Rise, Treasuries Slide as Oil Rebounds: Markets Wrap


Dollar flat after Yellen’s Capitol Hill testimony


Asian shares, bonds rally as markets bet on glacial Fed


Asian Stocks to Gain as Yellen Spurs U.S. Rally: Markets Wrap


How High Taxes, Generous Welfare And Lack Of Training Keep Millions Of Available Jobs Unfilled


Here’s why money is draining from the stock market’s biggest ETF


How silver could bounce back after a ‘bearish 2017’


Gold snaps 3-session win streak




Survey: Majority of Republicans Now Distrust Colleges and Universities


Lawmakers Reach Initial Deal to Expand GI Education Bill


The Next Right-Wing Populist Will Win by Attacking American Higher Education


UCLA residence halls evacuated due to bomb threat


Evergreen Student: Campus Is Unsafe for White Students – “I’ve Been Told Not to Speak Because I’m White” (Video)


Prof's Resume Of Experience Includes Surviving 'Internalized Racism'


UCLA Purges Professor Keith Fink  (Campus remains hostile to free speech, conservatives.)


Conservative suppression on campus turns parents away from colleges


(Largely) Shunning White House on Higher Ed Spending (In draft bill, House Republicans reject administration plan to slash research reimbursements, propose increased spending on NIH and college prep programs, and sustain AmeriCorps. Panel would take $3.3 billion from Pell surplus.)


Poisoning the Minds of America's Schoolchildren


Bluegrass Battle (Article sets off debate on whether a roots genre from Appalachia risks its authenticity when colleges study and teach it.)


Happy birthday to Henry David Thoreau, a great sleep scholar


Science’s Communication Problem  (Research university leaders see wake-up call in data on sharp partisan divide on higher education, and deep cuts proposed by Trump.)


Hatem Bazian: Terrorist Professor, Hamas Promoter


Hard Line on Single-Sex Groups  (A Harvard panel of faculty members and administrators wants to eliminate Greek life and other exclusive groups.)


Teacher pleads guilty to sending sex fantasy letters to student


Harvard looks to kill Greek life


Invitation and Comment Alarm Advocates for Assault Victims  (Women’s groups alarmed that Title IX summit will include “men’s rights” groups that many say minimize reality of rape; statement from key civil rights official -- on which she later backtracked -- casts doubt on 90 percent of campus reports of assaults.)


How de Blasio can show he really wants peace with the charters (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio(D)


Republicans Don’t Hate Higher Education




Did Ukraine try to interfere in 2016 election on Clinton's behalf?


‘A million miles per hour’: Inside Trump’s campaign when his son met with Russian lawyer


Russian officials discussed election as early as mid-2015: former official





Sanders Won’t Rule Out 2020 Presidential Run: ‘I’m Not Taking It Off the Table’




Oil notches fourth session rise to end at a nearly two-week high


Energy Prices


America’s Energy Dominance Won’t Sacrifice Environmental Quality  




European stocks rise again, building on largest advance in 2½ months


The Percentage Of Migrants To Sweden Who Now Have Jobs? 0.3% — That's 1/3 Of 1%!


Total to drill for gas off Cyprus despite collapse of peace talks


Germany & France to develop ‘new generation’ European fighter jet to replace existing fleets


Sweden’s population growth 2nd highest in EU — due to mass Muslim migration, not birthrate


Here's Why Italy Has A Ton Of Refugees And Almost None Of The Terror  


Europol chief defends EU counterterrorism efforts as battle-hardened Islamic State fighters return


Netherlands: School pays Muslim pupils $571 because photo day fell during Ramadan


Malta allows same-sex couples to marry in 'historic vote' for Catholic country


Brexit and Trump have forced Europe to change, EU's top officials say


Brexit Ireland seeks €1bn in EU aid to protect businesses




Former FBI Agent Explains the Problems of Politicized Law Enforcement


Media pretty excited that Trump’s FBI nominee won’t call Russia probe a witch hunt


Trump FBI Pick Poised For Confirmation


Trump's choice to head FBI backs special counsel and promises independence


Trump’s F.B.I. Pick Pledges to Resist Political Pressure






Why Is Soros Colluding with PornHub, Tech Giants to Flood FCC with Russian Spam?


Hitting the Refresh Button on Net Neutrality


Net neutrality supporters say online rally is just the start of the fight to keep tough FCC rules





FEC Inquisition: Who Is Ellen Weintraub Working For?


FEC Has Kept Documents About Democrats Secret For Years


Dem FEC Commissioner That Warns of ‘Foreign Influence’ In Elections Has Gone on 30 Foreign Trips





Yellen says 3 percent U.S. growth 'quite challenging' in coming years (Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen)


Politico: Gary Cohn Is Trump’s Top Candidate for Fed Chair Position


Fed Chair Yellen Won’t Say If She Will Serve Another Term


Trump's Fed nominee has history of benefiting from bailouts


The Fed: This Is What It Sounds Like When Hawks Cry




F.D.A. Panel Backs Gene-Altering Leukemia Therapy




Horror of terror attack last year mutes Bastille Day celebrations in Nice


Macron urges greater euro zone convergence, presses Germany to act  (French President Emmanuel Macron)


The Budding Bromance Between Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron


Most French approve of Trump's visit (even after all he's said about France)


France’s President Is Wrong About Africa. It Doesn’t Need Fewer Kids, But Better Institutions


Merkel and Macron put defence at heart of blooming ties (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)


In Images: Donald Trump given red carpet treatment in Paris amid tight security


Macron: Eliminating terrorist threat now more important than ousting Assad  (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)


French magazine may be pulled over ‘intolerable’ terror images


Bastille Day Is a Military Holiday Out of Donald Trump’s Fantasies (France and America are seeking rapprochement at an annual pageant that’s always been less about liberty, equality, and solidarity than tanks, drones, and guns.)


Why Macron (really) invited Trump to Paris 


France Unveils Plan To 'Systematically' Deport Illegal Migrants


An American president in Paris


Trump to celebrate Bastille Day in Paris, meet with Macron  (French President Emmanuel Macron)




Bill Gates Declares: ‘Germany Is Taking In Too Many Refugees, It Needs To Cut Off The Flow Of Refugees Entering Europe.’


New state farming minister accused of abusing own animals


Germany releases former intelligence agency’s Islamist infiltrator


'I became a politician because of Auschwitz': meet Germany's justice minister





Globalization and the Arena of Politics  (Grandiose proposals, imaginary or dreamlike, for the abolition of globalization or the "capitalist system" cannot mask existing facts.)





How Fossil Fuels Will Help Us Confront Climate Change


Macron effect? Donald Trump hints US could change position on Paris climate deal   (French President Emmanuel Macron)


Study: Climate Change May Hinder Aircraft Takeoffs in Years Ahead


Doomsday scenarios are as harmful as climate change denial


Nearly 700 'natural thermometers' prove global warming is real





Google Company said to spend millions on academic research to influence opinion




Media Stocks Sink. GOP Sets ANOTHER Fundraising Record.


How a Political Machine Crushes Conservatism — and Democracy


Gillespie’s primary scare in Virginia has White House, others urging ‘Trump world’ hires





Friends of American tourist killed in Greece: 'Everyone wants answers'


Video shows violent brawl that ended in American tourist's death




What Obamacare may look like in 2018


Health Insurers in Montana Request Premium Rate Hikes as High as 23%  


Here's How the Obamacare Marketplaces Are Doing, State by State





Breast implants linked to cancer: What women should know


Woman dies after contracting rare tick-borne virus




Study shows higher cancer rate among Holocaust survivors





Eugene Peterson's homosexuality views draw Baptists' focus




Pelosi Calls for Release of 'All Communications' Within Trump's Family (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)


Republicans reject Trump’s plan to cut $300 million for Great Lakes cleanup


Rep. Brad Sherman introduces articles of impeachment against Trump


Bermuda firm denies funneling Russian cash to anti-fracking groups (A Bermuda company has denied funneling Russian money to environmental groups after being named by two key House Republicans in a letter calling for a probe into foreign funding of anti-fracking advocacy.)


Rep. Gowdy to Trump officials: "Disclose every contact" with Russia (US Representative of South Carolina Trey Gowdy (R)


House Conservatives Hold Budget Hostage Over Tax Plan Details


House panel seeks to block FDA 'vaping' rules


Crackpot  Pelosi  Calls Trump ‘President Bush’ for the Fifth Time (Video)


House passes California drought bill


House Lawmakers Take Action in NDAA Markups to Fight Human Trafficking


Congressman: Trump won't 'take no for answer' on health-care bill 




Domestic violence survivors call for support of bill that would prevent police from enforcing immigration laws


Trump administration reaches limit it imposed of admitting 50,000 refugees



 ICE Director Slams Sanctuary Cities As 'Un-American'





Christians join religious persecution protests in India


Doklam issue with China will be solved diplomatically: India


NE flood situation: 85 dead, 58 districts hit


China takes the Africa route to ringfence India: 6 reasons why Delhi should be worried


Muslim man beaten up by cow vigilantes for ‘carrying beef’ in Maharashtra is a BJP leader


Warships, subs of India, US, Japan sail out to Bay of Bengal for Malabar


India rejects China's mediation offer over Kashmir


A hundred Pakistani soldiers must die’: Kin of two jawans killed in LoC firing cry for vengeance


No change in Pakistan's stand on Jadhav: India


Indians among laziest people in the world: Study


Armed forces want officers to be hi-tech warriors after B Tech degrees




Verizon data of 6 million users leaked online 




Iranian researcher denied US entry has ties to militia


Obama's gone, so it's time to deal with Iran




The Uncertain Fate of Iraq's Largest Christian City


Heroic Iraqi Fighter Goes UndrCover Behind ISIS Lines, Shoots Six, Gets Vital Info


Iraq collectively punishing Daesh families-HRW


It’s Time for the United States To Support Kurdish Independence


Negotiating an amicable split  (Iraqi security forces with the support of coalition forces are finally getting close to defeating ISIS in Iraq, which begs an important question: What comes next? More to the point, what governmental structure would best protect the many ethnic groups that live there?)


For Mosul’s Trapped Civilians, the Battle Clearly Hasn’t Ended




A Muslim Reformer Explains How To Fight Islamism


Sarsour Threatens: 'I Am Taking Names ... They Will Pay With Their Pockets'


Sansour Wants Jihad? Give Her Jihad  (Sarsour needs to be called out for exactly what she is: a radical Islamic supremacist intent on taking this country into sharia hell.)


'I've got a surprise for you': Husband blindfolds his wife.... and then chops off her fingers to stop her studying for a degree


Shady: Linda Sarsour Raised $100,000 to Restore Jewish Cemetery — But the Money Was NEVER Donated!




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Thursday, July 13, 2017)


Poll: Netanyahu retains 2-1 edge over Gabbay, Lapid  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Israel, Palestinians reach landmark water deal for West Bank (Judea and Samaria), Gaza


Those Islamic virgins will now come with a hefty price tag  (Israel's state prosecutor's office in Jerusalem' has filed a precedent-setting lawsuit against the estate of a “Palestinian” resident of East Jerusalem seven months after the man carried out a car-ramming attack that left four Israelis dead.)


White House welcomes Israeli-Palestinian water agreement


Trump envoy Greenblatt facilitates historic Israeli-Palestinian water deal


'Gush Etzion land endangered'


Communications Ministry chief sent to house arrest over Bezeq probe

‘Political Decision’: Palestinian Authority Cuts Off Prisoner’s Salaries


At Gaza war memorial event, Netanyahu, Rivlin call for return of soldiers’ bodies (Israeli President Reuven Rivlin)


Prisoner aid cut could trigger Palestinian crisis: Activists


Middle East Quartet meets for first time in Trump’s presidency


As Gaza's sole power plant shuts down, groups warn of devastating consequences


These rabbis have no idea why they’re on the Chief Rabbinate’s ‘blacklist’


Names of soldiers killed in deadly traffic accident released


PM says corruption insinuations are a left-wing plot against him


Israeli security cabinet freezes plan for Palestinian housing in Qalqiliya


PM’s office pans Palestinian official for slain terrorist condolence call


Security Cabinet Defies Liberman, Blocks Qalqilya Expansion Plan (Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman)


State Department: US may have ‘upgraded’ ties with Palestinians


Palestinian journalists union holds sit-in demanding Hamas release 2 reporters


Fears of instability chip away at support for US bill cutting PA funding


Settler Suing Police over Sexual Harassment in Mikvah


IDF raids Palestinian news station suspected of incitement (Israel Defense Forces)


PFLP slams Hamas, Fatah for putting politics over lives of Palestinians in Gaza


Israeli minister said trying to broker direct flights to Mecca


Serving plenty of heart, lonely soldiers flown to reunite with their families


Fake News: Greenblatt Announces Israel Will Include PA in Water Project It Is Already On


Israelis and Palestinians join hands in W. Bank (Judea and Samaria) to fight car accidents


Americans for Peace Now Ambivalent on Settler Community’s Rapid Growth


California Rabbis ask to be blacklisted by Israel's Chief Rabbinate


Media Cutting Abbas Slack on Sinking Gaza in Total Darkness (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas) 


Hezbollah threatens to 'surprise Israel' in next war


Canadian Agency Removes Israeli Settlements’ Wines from Ontario Shelves


Lapid challenges Canada on West Bank (Judea and Samaria) wine label policy (Former Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid)


Faulty Arab Sewer Causing Ecological Disaster in Israeli Nature Reserve


Chief Rabbinate investigates Diaspora rabbis' ‘commitment to Jewish law’


Police Find Illegal Drugs in Bnei Brak Man’s Tefilin Bag


The Iran Nuclear Deal Has Been a Blessing for Israel


UNESCO in Ruins: Anti-Semitism and the Perversion of Cultural Heritage Preservation


As Palestinian leaders fight over Gaza, Israel worries Hamas will go to war


Israel to American Jews: You Just Don’t Matter




Bank of Japan faces crunch time amid global policy shift




King Abdullah of Jordan Needs to Abdicate  (The “Palestinians” who constitute 75 percent of the population in Jordan need to be liberated from such an oppressive regime.)




MSNBC Reporter Walks Away From GOP Senator When He Mentions Clinton Campaign's Meetings With The Russians  


 Before Joe Scarborough left the GOP, he led a congressional revolt and tried to cut ties with the U.N.


Anderson Cooper tells Sebastian Gorka he will 'ignore' his 'insults' against the media


Exclusive: Roger Ailes' bequeathed personal 'items of adornment' and $250k to his 17-year-old son, his $36m Palm Beach mansion to his wife, $100k to his bodyguard and $30k to assistant who allegedly scouted beautiful women for her boss


How to Solve the Problem of David Brooks




Family demand answers after their 20-year-old daughter mysteriously drowned in pool at luxury Mexico resort hours after men gave her mystery shot at the bar 




Criticism In Gulf, Egyptian Press: Trump Administration Is Pro-Qatar


How to make the Islamic State’s defeat last


300,000 cases of cholera confirmed in Yemen but vaccines delayed




Army prepares women to shower with men as part of ‘transgender’ training


America Goes to War Over Its Military Infrastructure


Trump’s VA Secretary Is Off to a Fast Start

9/11 Terror Trials Halted Over Judge’s Demand for Private Boat


Muslim soldier pledged allegiance to the Islamic State in 2011, allowed to continue to serve in US Army


Ex-senior airman charged in Air Force recruitment center blast


Pentagon intensifies focus on missile defense reliability after North Korea’s long-range advances


Former VA secretary urges Congress to close outdated buildings or ‘VA will fail’


Russia, China undermining U.S. (Russia and Communist China are working against the United States around the world, according to a Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) report.)


Lawmakers want Defense Department to declassify info about experiments on troops


General: Plane developed in air problems that led to fatal crash


US soldiers deploy to Kosovo amid enduring tensions


Pentagon approves expeditionary medal for Odyssey Lightning operation




Successful Test of THAAD Anti-missile System Offers Hope for U.S. Defense




Ford Explorers blamed for alleged carbon monoxide leaks that sickened cops





Jupiter's great red spot Juno probe captures closest-ever images of storm




Local residents evacuated as Mount Vesuvius blaze threatens Naples





Is this the recipe for a perfect night's sleep? Food scientist creates a menu she claims will help even insomniacs drift off as it's packed with ingredients that make us drowsy


Even modest diet swaps could reduce risk of death




Sharif resolves to resign following corruption probe: sources (Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif)


Pakistan: Ad for sewer workers “only for non-Muslims”


Nawaz Sharif refused to step down


Pakistan’s secret atheists




The deadly art of political correctness




My Political Reeducation (Remembering New York’s 1977 riots, 40 years later.)




Poll: Three-Quarters in US Say They Lack Influence on Govt




The Argument For Privatization




Transit officials: Showing criminals on surveillance video 'racist'




Levin: The Russia Narrative Has Consumed Our Politics


Mark Levin’s Book to Debut at No. 1 on NYT Best Seller List


Rush Limbaugh: Media leading 'coup' against Trump




Red Cross director, family found dead in murder-suicide




How his church learned to embrace multicultural ministry




Are fees sucking cash from your retirement account?




Outgoing Russian Ambassador To The U.S.: 'An Anti-Russian Frenzy That Defies Belief Has Been Sweeping Across America'


Lavrov: Shortsighted policies of US, EU in many ways provoked Ukrainian crisis  (Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov)


Report: Five Times Democrats Sought Russia’s Help with U.S. Elections


Diplomat assumes NATO may be encouraging Ukraine to carry on with war in Donbass


Nemtsov Killers' Sentencing Brings Little Closure


Kremlin reiterates turbines for Crimea were made in Russia


Duma passes bill on protection of Russian state data networks


Convicted Russian Real Estate Tycoon Polonsky Walks Free From Court


Russia’s new medium-class carrier rocket to get advanced acceleration unit


Russia contemplates recall of NATO permanent representative – report


Kremlin assures Russia would support any US leader seeking to cultivate bilateral ties

Russia’s 10 Richest Women in Government Earned $3.6M Last Year


‘Perversion of history’: Russian officials blast NATO film glorifying Nazi collaborators


Russia designs helicopter for fighting terrorists based on Syrian experience

Russian oligarch hired lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr and also paid the shadowy research company behind dirty dossier - then settled $230million money laundering case for just $6million


Meet the Russian Pop Star Behind the Meeting


Putin critic: Russian lawyer wouldn't have been in US without Kremlin's OK    (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


The Plot Thickens=> Russian Lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya May Have Been in US Illegally





Hellraiser: First Satanic Monument on U.S. Public Property Being Erected





Chemicals in Contraception Pills Feminize Male Fish


Surgery for early-stage prostate cancer does not lead to longer lives, study finds


Scientists teleport particle into space in major breakthrough





Losing Their Gun Rights With Barely a Whimper (California)


The Women's March's hypocritical shot at the NRA





Secret Service Looking Into Dem Lawmaker’s Threat to Make Trump “Half Term President”




GOP Health Bill Steers Cash to the Home State of a Reluctant Senator


New GOP health care bill could allow cheaper plans with fewer benefits


 6 Takeaways as Senators Question FBI Nominee Christopher Wray


GOP Senators Urge Trump Administration to Say Iran Is Not Complying With Nuclear Deal


Version of Ted Cruz amendment to be included in new health care plan (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)


Sanders draws Democratic challenger tired of his 'Robin Hood shtick'  (US Senator of Vermont Bernard Sanders (I-Socialist)


AP: Senator profits from outsourcing he slams


Freedom and the GOP are dying under ‘Leader’ McConnell  (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)


Graham introduces repeal back-up plan  (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)


Rand Paul Is Still A No On Health Care--'I Promised To Repeal Obamacare'  (US Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul (R)


Republicans get key win on Senate rules for health bill


Russian Lawyer Veselnitskaya Posted Picture on Facebook from inside John McCain’s Office (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)


Hospital, doctors and patients fuel last gasp of opposition to Senate health bill


Obamacare repeal, replace plan stumbles in Senate


Kid Rock confirms Michigan Senate run


Warren takes early salvo from GOP hopeful: ‘A real Indian can defeat a fake Indian’ (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)


Writing Health Bill, Republicans Have No Votes to Spare


Senate consumer choice idea could raise premiums for sick


McConnell presses holdouts: Let’s vote   


Russia sanctions bill stuck in procedural hell




YouTube Music Video Titled “Goodnight Alt Right” Depicts Murder of Trump Supporter


CNN’s Camerota Says Goodbye to Twitter: ‘You’ve Become Mean and Verbally Abusive’





Brazil’s Ex-President ‘Lula’ Convicted on Corruption Charges




South Korea Says North Korean ICBM Lacks Re-entry Capability


US Embassy shows support for queer festival


Seoul Sees 1st  Tropical Night of the Season


KOSPI closes above 2,400


[Interview] Presidential adviser calls for N. Korea to accept dialogue overture


Korea cautious on US’ request for FTA amendment


BOK revises up growth forecast to 2.8%


Farmers' hearts sink over dumped 8,000 tons of melons


Labor minister nominee quits, defense chief to take office


Prototype of KF-X jet radar unveiled


Greenpeace encourages South Korea to aim higher at 100% renewable


Another complaint filed against McDonald's




Don’t Add A Pitch Clock Unless You Want End Baseball As We Know It


NBA Eliminates Timeouts to Keep the Ends of Games Moving


Kevin Durant did not look amused after this Peyton Manning joke


Michelle Obama gets standing ovation at ESPYs


Trump threatened to sue USGA if tournament was moved from his course: report 





Terry McAuliffe’s Committee Pays Rent to Close Friend Dick Gephardt’s D.C. Lobbying Firm  (Governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffee (D)


Texas man stuck in ATM slides 'help me' note in receipt slot to bystanders



The ‘Sleaz-E-Pass’ out-of-state ripoff




US set to approve $4bn Patriot missile sale to Romania


Tillerson leaves Gulf with no end in sight to Qatar crisis  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)


US should declare the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization, says John Bolton




Report: Obama Officials May Have ‘Hacked’ Supreme Court Justice John Roberts




US troops inside Raqa, ISIL Syria stronghold: Official


The New Silk Road will go through Syria


Why Team Trump needs an ‘after ISIS’ strategy




Editorial: There is no place for reluctance in Taiwan’s defense


Chinese warships no longer in ADIZ: defense ministry


30 fishermen rescued from burning vessel off Durban coast


Elementary school student donates hair to foundation


A 100-fold difference in household income recorded between top and bottom brackets in Taiwan





Robert J. Samuelson: Why Robots Won't Steal All Our Jobs





Major Magazine Declares To Teenagers ‘Sodomy Is Good For You, Sex With Fecal Matter Is Normal And You Should Try It’





How ‘GMA’ hides George Stephanopoulos’ ‘little-boyish mini-legs’




Former White House economists urge Trump not to impose emergency tariffs on steel imports




Monthly Federal Spending Tops $400B for First Time




Erdogan Could Face Arrest in Sweden After Officially Being Accused of Genocide  (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)


Turkey’s Post-Coup Purge and Erdogan’s Private Army


Turkish director arrested for film of Erdogan ‘execution’


Expelled Turkish academic returns to Ankara University as an undergraduate


President Erdoğan marks July 15 as nation’s turning point


Turkish frigate watches Greek Cyprus exploration activities in eastern Mediterranean


Istanbul police detain planners of deadly PKK bomb attacks


Racist attitudes test Turkish-EU ties: Deputy PM


Police detain five ‘linked to killed ISIL militants’ in Turkey’s south


Turkey’s current account deficit widens in May


Germany warns citizens in Turkey coup attempt anniversary events


50,510 people arrested in Gülen probe since coup attempt: Ministry


GE starts wind blade production in new Turkish factory


373 children orphaned by Turkey’s failed coup attempt, report says


Turkey’s unconventional energy potential is great: Valeura CEO




Exploiting a public crisis: Union strategy 101





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


Medical Expert Tells Court Experimental Therapy for Charlie Gard is “Worth Trying”


Mysterious black ring-shaped UFOs appear in skies around the world sparking conspiracy theories


Judge Orders Charlie Gard’s Head Measured to Check for Brain Development


UK refuses to release report on funding of terrorism


Battle of Brexit begins: Labour threatens to sink historic Repeal Bill


Improbable escape from apt. 113 still haunts Grenfell fire survivors a month after deadly blaze


Parents storm out of U.K. courtroom in legal battle for sick son


Theresa May's Government could 'come apart like a chocolate orange' over Brexit, watchdog chief warns (British Prime Minister Theresa May)


A British railway made a 15-year-old boy its Twitter spokesman. It was total chaos, and people loved it.


Who is Charlie Gard, what is the disease he suffers from and what will the High Court decide today?


UK confirms: Won’t publish report on who funds country’s extremists — it’s critical of Theresa May


Terri Schiavo's brother: Charlie Gard battle reminiscent of sister


'Putting the government on notice': Labour threat to defeat Theresa May over Brexit bill


Scotland’s unemployment rate falls to 25-year low


Government to publish Brexit repeal bill


Mental health: Suicides by young people peak in exam season, report finds


UK university applications fall by 4%


Furious residents of London tower destroyed by fire accuse UK government of 'mass murder'


Sexism 'unchallenged' in local councils


Exclusive: British Gymnastics coach under investigation over athlete abuse claims


Teacher shortage 'may cut subject choice'


'Clock is ticking': EU gives UK five days to deliver on key Brexit issues


Schools need 68,000 extra BME teachers


Terror funding Report will not be published for 'national security reasons'


Gibraltar: King of Spain reveals hopes for new 'arrangements' with UK


NHS Hospitals to receive £21m to increase cybersecurity at major trauma centres




U.N. warned "we should all feel deeply guilty" as Yemenis die 




Vatican-reviewed magazine accuses Catholics of ‘hate’ for supporting Trump




Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


With ISIS out of Mosul, the White House says it's time to contain the terrorist group


Trump Sat Down With Pat Robertson...And They Didn't Just Talk Religion


Trump: I Don't Want To Spend Trillions In The Middle East, I'd Rather Fix Roads Here


In Trump’s Ohio Bastion, Supporters Dismiss Uproar Over Donald Jr.


Is Pence Prepping To Take Over For Trump? (Vice-President Mike Pence)


Trump Disapproval Rooted in Character Concerns


Trump Won't Say Whether Putin Meddled But Would Host Him in U.S.   (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Melania Trump forges own path in Paris


Trump Sits Down With CBN’s Pat Robertson for His First Non-Fox Interview Since May


White House goes on offense, slams DNC, Clintons for ‘collusion’


Trump: ‘I will be very angry’ if GOP senators don’t pass a health-care bill


With Scrutiny on Son, Politics Take a Personal Turn for Trump


Trump Defends Getting Along With Putin: ‘It Doesn’t Make Sense Not to Have Some Kind of a Relationship’


Donald Trump Jr.: The unapologetic son who courts controversy


West Wing Rancor as Trump Can’t Escape Russia Stories


Get off the Trump train before it crashes


Trump Intermediary Likes Silly Hats and Facebook


Mini-Donald’s Major Fail


 Roger Stone reveals initials of who he says is leaker of Donald Trump Jr.'s emails


White House moving to fill judicial seats, a chance to enhance Trump’s legacy


Trump says he didn't know about Trump Jr.'s meeting with Russian lawyer


At long last, the smoking Russian gun


Ivanka Trump welcomes Afghan girls robotics team to U.S.


Report: Investigators probe Trump digital operation run by Kushner


White House: Impeachment article 'ridiculous'


Golfer John Daly visits Trump, Newt Gingrich in the Oval Office


Vice President Pence makes case for repeal bill in Kentucky


For Trump and Russia, it depends on what the meaning of 'collusion' is



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