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Saturday, July 14, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 242 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

McMaster reverses family planning cuts, orders Medicaid to drop abortion clinics  (Governor of South Carolina Henry McMaster (R)

 

Here’s what would happen if Roe v. Wade were overturned and abortions were illegal

 

Graham: Election could reverse Florida abortion rights

 

Column: The Real Abortion Fights Won't Be in Washington

 

New Push To Repeal Archaic Abortion Laws In Massachusetts

 

If Abortion is Banned, This Minister Will Hand Out Morning-After Pills in Church

 

Comedian Michelle Wolf Gets the Abortion Debate Entirely Wrong

 

British pro-lifers say abortion clinic ‘buffer zones’ harm women and children

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Taliban insurgents pledge to continue fight in Afghanistan despite hopeful respite

 

Brief ceasefire brings hope after 40 years of war in Afghanistan

 

Civilian deaths in war-torn Afghanistan hit record high: UN

 

AFRICA

 

'Ghana is the future of Africa': Why Google built an AI lab in Accra

 

 

CANADA

 

Major chain in Canada pulls Ivanka Trump’s clothing

 

 

CENTRAL AMERICA

 

More violence rings out in Nicaragua after nation-wide strike

 

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China floods wreak havoc, block roads and railways; more rain due

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Time to start making North Korea pay for its broken promises

 

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

Corporate Profits Are Soaring. Paychecks? Not So Much.

 

Papa John says he was ‘pressured’ to use n-word during conference call

 

Papa John's dumped by sports teams, schools over Schnatter comments

 

CRIME IN AMERICA 

 

Woman with the Puerto Rico shirt said she 'feared for my safety' while being harassed

 

Michigan trooper shot, injured at traffic stop

 

Dad of woman found dead in trash chute thinks daughter was ‘murdered’

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

How Russians hacked the DNC and passed its emails to WikiLeaks

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Hillary: GOP 'trying to rip the heart out of America'

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Roger Stone says he’s the 'US person' mentioned in Mueller indictment  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Giuliani: Russian indictments 'good news' for Trump

 

Russians relied on bitcoin to finance election hacking

 

Judicial Watch gets 1st  batch of Strzok emails

 

Mueller probe indicts 12 Russian officers accused of hacking Democrats in 2016

 

Andrew McCarthy: Still no basis for special counsel 

 

ELECTION 2018

 

Midterm primary turnout in California highest since 1998

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

FBI ignored hacking of Hillary's emails by 'foreign entity'

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Global warming? Not in the Arctic

 

GOP

 

Billy Bush's wife files for divorce after nearly 20 years of marriage: report

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Feds have had custody of separated child who may be American since 2015

 

Trump administration lays out plan to reunite 2,500 immigrant children with their families

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

House panel subpoenas former FBI lawyer

 

House Republicans preparing impeachment filing targeting deputy attorney general: report

 

Republicans praise Lisa Page's testimony one day after battle with Peter Strzok

 

Chris Swecker: Ex-FBI man reveals how Peter Strzok sprung his trap

 

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needs to learn to accept victory (Democrat candidate US Representative of New York  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Socialist)

 

INDIA

 

Prejudice, not WhatsApp, behind Indian lynchings

 

‘US law doesn’t apply here’: India’s defense chief resists pressure over S-400 deal with Russia

 

IRAN

 

Iran's Velayati Rejects Trump Suggestion To Make Deal To Ease Sanctions

 

IRAQ

 

Iraqi protesters withdraw from Najaf airport, air traffic resumes

 

LIBERALISM

 

Soros wants to raise your taxes

 

MEDICAID

 

Oklahoma Medicaid approved for drug pricing experiment

 

MEDICAL MARIJUANA

 

Jefferson University offers medical marijuana grad programs

 

MILITARY

 

Army ponders changes after insider attack in Afghanistan

 

Inside the global race to develop an entirely new kind of weapon

 

Air Force runs away with Armed Services Classic, downs Army 9-2

 

Soldiers may run into problems when deploying overseas without a passport

 

Pentagon IDs second US soldier killed in Afghanistan within a week

 

Airman dies of injuries after non-combat-related incident in United Arab Emirates

 

MINIMUM WAGE

 

Fight Against $15: Democrats Push To Repeal Minimum Wage Hike In Nation's Capital

 

MISSILE DEFENSE

 

Army test-fires naval strike missile off Hawaii

 

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

 

 Intel chief Dan Coats says of cyberattacks, "We are at a critical point"

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

Would America fight in northern Europe? A question for NATO

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan’s Ex-Leader Is Arrested as Political Turmoil Grows

 

POLITICAL CORRECTNESS

 

The latest case of PC censorship is ‘trans’-parently nuts

 

RUSSIA

 

The Trump-Putin show will go on  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

A timely reminder that Putin is no friend of ours

 

How Do You Say ‘Witch Hunt’ in Russian?

 

SENATE

 

McCain: Trump must address meddling before meeting with Putin (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

Campaign launched to prevent feds from shooting down drones

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

South Korea to raise minimum wage by 11%

 

Did S. Korea army plot coup to keep ousted leader in power?

 

STATES

 

 

Maryland AG probing Russian oligarch's purchase of state election system software

 

Cuomo's Buffalo Billion was beyond corrupt  (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)

 

Surprise! California cracked down on carbon and its economy is still booming

 

Andrew Cuomo's 'Squirrel!' strategy for dodging the corruption news

 

California needs more transparency about its lawmakers who sexually harass or discriminate

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Kavanaugh doesn’t look like the justice he’ll replace  

 

TAIWAN

 

Taiwan looks to boost submarine fleet in face of Beijing threats

 

 

THAILAND

 

Soccer kids planned to stay in cave for one hour, but floods trapped them

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey: Deadly train crash symbolises collapse of civil society under Erdogan, say critics

 

A turning point for Turkey: July 15

 

Turkey issues presidential decrees reshaping institutions

 

UBER

 

At Uber, New Questions About Executive Behavior

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

 

Trump To Britain: Decision Time On Brexit

 

Harvey Weinstein's lawyer denies producer told British magazine that he traded acting roles for sex

 

British Police Find Bottle Containing Novichok In Amesbury Victim's Home

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Democrats urge Trump to cancel Putin meeting, Republicans are wary  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

When it comes to lying, Trump is nonstop

 

Trump says after Strzok hearing that ‘rigged’ Mueller probe is hurting U.S. relations with Russia

 

The White House has a new argument for dismantling the social safety net: It worked

 

Mueller stood up to Putin. Your turn, Mr. President.

 

White House: Russia indictment 'consistent' with claim of no collusion

 

Nothing else Melania Trump wears will ever matter again

 

Dinesh D'Souza: 'Nothing racial about Trump'

 

In Britain, Trump Finds New Audience for Bashing the Press

 

Trump thinks NATO is just about Russia. It’s about Germany, too

 

Trump persists in his push for friendly ties with Putin despite Russia indictments

 

Trump’s walk with the queen quickly becomes a hot topic

 

Trump says he feels ‘unwelcome’ in London, blasts mayor Sadiq Khan

 

Trump Tries to Repair Damage After Criticizing British Leader

 

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