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Friday, July 14, 2017






In Today’s Issue: 




Oregon’s New Abortion Law Proves The Left Doesn’t Care About Consent


Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards Will Publish an “Inspirational Memoir” Next Year


Judge Linked to Planned Parenthood-partnered Clinic Holds Daleiden’s Lawyers in Contempt


Her Doctor Gave Her Abortion Pills By Mistake and She Took Them, Thankfully Her Baby Survived


WashPost: ‘Illogical’ to Fight Abortion by Defunding Planned Parenthood


ABC and NBC Call Pro-Life Legal Organization a “Hate Group”


Hawaii to Force Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers to Advertise Free Abortions


Melinda Gates blasts Trump for not funding overseas abortions


Leader Pelosi, You Need to Try Harder on Abortion (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)


Judge hears arguments in challenge to 4 abortion laws in Arkansas


Abortion clinic in Akron closes, leaving 8 in Ohio


Alabama court rules 12-year-old impregnated by relative can have abortion


Dominican vote opens door to possible easing of total abortion ban


Abortion, an increasing public health concern in Ecuador, a 10-year population-based analysis


India’s 20-Week Abortion Limit Questioned After Birth of Unwanted Baby


Massive international aid money includes abortion as ‘a tool to end poverty:’ Canadian minister



US kills leader of ISIS in Afghanistan




Kenya: Muslims ask Christians to “recite Islamic dogmas,” murder them when they can’t do so


Nigeria: Muslims murder eight people as “apostates who have left the fold of Islam”




American Airlines passenger organizing boycott over man masturbating on plane


US airfares are taking off




Upbeat global mood boosts ASX


$A seen extending rally


'Parabolic' rise takes Australian dollar to 2017 high


Widow, 96, can stay in Australia after deportation threat


Former law lecturer jailed over rape of international student


Australia urged to punish child cybersex offenders


DSCA approves Super Hornet upgrades, tank ammunition for Australia




2 Fiat Chrysler recalls over alternator, wiring


Honda recalls 1.2M Accords; battery sensors can catch fire




Trump's Plan for His Border Wall Gets Shorter and See-Through




Gold stocks lead TSX index higher as loonie approaches 79 cents U.S.


Trudeau urges U.S. governors to resist the pull of protectionism  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


Justin Trudeau to deliver keynote speech at U.S. governors meeting


3 found dead in burned car in wrong place, wrong time: Cops


If Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer wants to beat Trudeau, he’s going have to get tougher


Canada ranks third-last in study of health care in 11 rich countries


$35M lawsuit alleges racist, sexist and homophobic discrimination at CSIS


Art teacher arrested in alleged sexual assault of girl, 7, at Junction art studio


B.C. fire crews brace for windy weekend, potentially worsening conditions


Toronto officers caught mocking woman with Down syndrome face Police Service Act charge


'We want this bear alive': Thousands rally to save grizzly that's chased humans


Rex Murphy: Trudeau must explain how Khadr payout was a honourable act


'Careful your Muslim in-laws don’t behead you in your sleep for being homo'


John Ivison: Canada's rocket woman personifies image to which Liberals aspire




The One Sentence That Explains Washington Dysfunction





Should the Government Help the Needy?




China and North Korea again set to bend stronger U.S. to their will


What Liu Xiaobo's Death Says about China's Regime


China hits back at int’l reaction over Liu’s death


A Fading Alliance Between China and North Korea


China’s First Overseas Military Base More Critical to Trade Than War


China rejects criticism over dissident death


Scientists teleport first object ever into space


 What is a 'facekini'? Bizarre summer bathing trend sweeps the beach


Trump ‘deeply saddened’ about death of Chinese dissident Liu


Why Chinese leaders were afraid of a man who died in their captivity


Nobelist's death puts China in the record books next to Nazis




Kim Jong Un sends North Korean laborers to Russia to earn cash for regime  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


Americans Think N.Korea Is More Dangerous Than ISIS


No Evidence N.Korea Used Kaesong Revenues to Build Nukes, Official Claims


Could North Korea turn America’s lights out? We’re living in the dark about our electric grid




"What people want": Bipartisan lawmakers on health care, Russia probe


 GOP May Revive Push to Eliminate Obamacare Taxes on the Wealthy


What is a bot and how is it related to the Russia investigation?





CBO: Trump's budget doesn't balance federal ledger


Budget Office Casts Doubt on Trump Spending Plan


Yes, Virginia, You Can Cut Taxes And Deficits At The Same Time — Just Ask The CBO




Texas man attends jury duty allegedly drunk with beer in hand


Black Pastors Sue Coke: 'We're Losing More People to the Sweets Than to the Streets'


Judge: Campus Carry Doesn’t Hurt Free Speech


More Soros-Funded Groups Pile on Lawsuits Against Voter Fraud Commission


Jury awards $7M to family of woman killed by Madison police


Hawaii judge rules Trump's travel ban too strict, cannot ban grandparents and other family members


'Walking Dead' ex-showrunner's profane, threatening emails released: 'I will start killing people'


DREAMer protections face demise by courts


Ex-Speaker Silver’s Graft Conviction Is Overturned (New York)


The evidence still shows Shelly Silver is guilty, guilty, guilty


The bar is getting higher to prosecute public corruption cases, legal analysts say (An appeals court overturned the convictions of former New York State Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver, citing the Supreme Court’s decision on former Governor Virginia Robert F McDonnell, which narrowed what qualifies as corruption.)




Two charged in deaths of 4 missing Pennsylvania men


Teen allegedly killed deaf mom, set home ablaze and wrote goodbye message on Facebook


NYPD Arrest 3 for Rape of Christian Woman Abducted Outside NYC Church


Person of interest in case of 4 missing Pennsylvania men confesses to murders, attorney says


Shock as teens arrested for alleged sex assault that thousands watched on Facebook live


Human remains found in possible tie to cop killing


Arrest made in slaying of 11-year-old girl


Man dies after Alabama officer uses stun gun on him


Big List of 86 horrific illegal-alien crimes


Cosmo DiNardo confesses to murders of 4 missing Pennsylvania men, will be spared death penalty, lawyer says


Schizophrenic confesses to murdering four missing Pennsylvania men after at least one of their bodies was found in a 12.5ft-deep grave at his parents' $5m farm 


Police probe abuse reports at state home for disabled




Hillary Clinton’s Charitable Giving Dipped by Millions in 2016


Left-Wing Extremism Killed JFK and His Party


Fmr. Hillary Clinton Spokesman: Democrats Wrong in 2012 to Mock Romney’s Russia Worries




DeVos Hints at Changes in Title IX Enforcement (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)


DeVos' meetings over sex assault policies spark controversy   


Too many college students have been treated unfairly under Obama-era sexual assault policy, DeVos says





Department of Energy Billed Taxpayers $138,000 for Engineer’s Law Degree





Homeland Security Tests New Program at JFK to Prevent ‘Vacation Cutting’


DHS Is Looking At Using Unmanned Vehicles Along The Border





US charging in health fraud schemes worth $1.3 billion


Lynch distances herself from Russian lawyer after Trump attack  (Former US Attorney General Loretta Lynch)


What Robert Mueller Learned From Enron (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


Preet Bharara’s victories keep melting away



Earthquake fault maps for Beverly Hills, Santa Monica and other Westside areas could bring development restrictions 





U.S. stocks close higher, several indexes end at records, led by tech gains


Wall Street gains capped by big banks' tepid forecasts


S&P 500 Hits Record High


Cheaper gas, wireless plans steady US inflation


US retail sales fall for a 2nd   month as consumers pull back


Treasury yields tumble after weaker-than-expected retail sales, inflation


Official Washington doubts Trump's 3 percent growth target


Asian Stocks Head for Strongest Week Since March: Markets Wrap


Cautious Fed lifts stocks to record high, investors eye earnings boost


Bulls Are Back: Yellen Spurs Emerging-Market Stock Surge  (Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen)


Gold marks highest finish of the month


Forecast of weak economic growth raises questions for Trump’s agenda


Dollar slumps to 10-month low after weak read on inflation




Professor Loses It After Seeing Empty Classroom


Ideological Tribalism: Graduating Stepford Students


Professor Endures Title IX Investigation For 'Trump Dump' Art Exhibit. Wait. WHAT?


Huh? ACLU Defended Radical Muslim Linda Sarsour and Sharia Law


Harvard Goes Full Dean Wormer in Banning Frats


Debating the Value of Full-Time Professors


Yes, people notice when the fascist left starts calling the campus shots


Proliferating Partnerships (Interest is high in public-private partnerships, which are allowing universities to pursue new types of financing and projects. But speakers warn that they aren’t a magic bullet.)


Expanded ‘forever’ GI Bill poised for quick action in Congress


Officials probe allegations of sexual misconduct at elite boarding school


Israel Looks to Asia (Opening of Israeli university in China reflects closer ties in countries not interested in boycott movement.)


In wake of critical audit, UC regents take a close look at president's budget


Harvard’s plan to make sure undergrads never grow up


Kaplan-Owned Coding Boot Camp Will Close (Dev Bootcamp, an early skills-training provider for software developers, struggled to find a viable business model. Experts predict other boot-camp closures or consolidations.)




Stabbing attack on tourists at Egyptian Red Sea resort


IMF approves second tranche of Egypt loan


Fearing more terror attacks, Egypt churches suspend activities


Egypt's churches suspend pilgrimages, trips amid fear of attacks




Trouble in Trump County, USA (An Indiana community typifies the working-class struggles that shaped the 2016 election.)


Breaking: Hillary Campaign Used Phony Information Obtained Through Collusion w/ KREMLIN To Damage Trump Campaign




Oil ends higher to tally a gain of more than 5% for the week


Energy Prices


Alaska Approval for oil drilling in Arctic waters prompts fears for marine life




Southern Europe swelters as heatwave sparks wildfires and closes tourist sites




European stocks weighed down by bank shares, but log best week in 2 months


Anti-Islamization Activists Wake up Mayor With 5am Muslim Call to Prayer (Denmark)


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


Belgium: Muslim cleric’s son admits to jihad plot to murder police officers


Balearic islands ask EU to ban alcohol on flights




You’re the Next Charlie Gard if Government Gets to Decide Whether Your Quality of Life is Good Enough




President Trump’s Budget Would Reduce Deficit By $160 Billion and Increase GDP Growth





FBI probe of Bernie Sanders' wife closely tracks Hillary's secret campaign plan





Russians have their say in net neutrality battle


Poll: Trump Voters Love Net Neutrality




JPMorgan's Dimon: Being an American 'Almost an Embarrassment'




Novel cancer treatment wins endorsement of FDA advisers


FDA OKs new Johnson & Johnson treatment for psoriasis


Panel calls on FDA to review safety of opioid painkillers




President Trump got a taste of French independence during Bastille Day celebrations


Macron tells Trump 'nothing will ever separate' France and US (French President Emmanuel Macron)


Watch: French military band dazzles Macron, Trump with Daft Punk rendition


Will Macron's Overhaul of the French Economy Succeed?


 Paris Pals — and the Mysterious Jim


Charlotte Gill: By hosting Donald Trump, Macron has made a fool of the UK


Ooh la la! CNN anchor mistakes the Star Spangled Banner for the French national anthem for live on air


Trump and Macron, once cast as adversaries, spend a day filled with backslaps, knee pats and a determination to find common ground  (French President Emmanuel Macron)


Visiting French president, Trump publicly downplays furor at home over Russia connections


When Trump Meets Jupiter in Paris  (US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron have something in common — an exalted view of their presidencies’ powers. But they couldn’t be more different.)


France: Muslim playwright glorifies the murderer of three French Jewish children in play


French President Macron and POTUS Trump Pledge to Eradicate Terrorism on Eve of Bastille Day


Hands above the table! The Trumps and the Macrons dine at the Eiffel Tower - after president told French first lady: 'You're in such good shape.'


'You're in such good shape! Beautiful!' What Trump told Brigitte Macron, 64, after awkward embrace when he refused to let her go


French protesters set up ‘No Trump Zone’ in Paris




Migrants Continue to Enrich Germany with TB, Leprosy, Rubella, Typhus and Whooping Cough


How Hamburg Failed to Protect Its Citizens


Germany expecting up to 300,000 more Muslim migrants in 2017 through family reunification rules


35 investigations launched over police actions during G20 protests


Germany: “Junior jihadi” was put in care of known Salafi psychologist


Merkel vs. Trump on Climate Change  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)




Black Activists Call Out Al Gore For Comparing Climate Change To Slavery


A climate roadmap for President Trump


Al Gore: Global warming fight like slavery, civil rights


Gov. Jerry Brown (D-California) says the existence of humanity rests on his climate change deal




Russia isn't stopping these Republicans from running toward President Trump





Man jailed, 2 out on bail in connection with American tourist's death




Obamacare Express: How ‘Gun to the Head’ Turned Into Runaway Locomotive


Obamacare Is Not Collapsing, Imploding or Exploding





Opioid, Schmopioid





The Gathering Storm vs. the Crisis of Confidence




House passes bill that includes $705m for US-Israel missile defense cooperation


House GOP weighs massive partisan spending bill


GOP Rep. Dave Brat: We’ve Gotten ‘A Little Hysterical’ About Russia (US Representative of Virginia David Brat(R)


Pelosi suggests Dems will relent on Russia sanctions bill (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)


House rejects controversial study of Islam


Pro-Life Congressman Steve Scalise Upgraded to ‘Fair’ Condition; Undergoes Another Surgery (House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R- Louisiana)


U.S. lawmaker calls for hearing on Amazon's Whole Foods deal


Rep. Yoho: U.S. Needs to Take ISIS Threat in Southeast Asia More Seriously


Rep. Peter Roskam: Two years after the Iran deal, time for Trump and Congress to get tough


Ryan: House will modernize dress code  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)


Former staffers charged with distributing nude photos of House member


With Scalise still on the mend, lawmakers break promises of toning down partisan rhetoric (House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R- Louisiana)


Ex-DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schulz launches bid to strip Jared of security clearance (after leaving the Democratic servers open to hacking and turning down offer of assistance) (US Representative of Florida Debbie Wasserman Schultz)




Pew: Christian Refugees Outnumber Muslims Under Trump


Trump’s Admirable but Unlikely Goals on Immigration


7 Priorities for Trump’s Legal Immigration Overhaul



DOJ, DHS Deny Aid to Family of Wounded ICE Agent While Bankrolling Extradition of Cartel Member’s Family





No porn in school: CBSE asked to install jammers to block websites on campuses


Vietnam tugs India into the South China Sea


PM Modi reviews FDI policy


Demon Possessed Hindus Riot Across India, Beat And Murder Christians For Claims Of Eating Beef


102 terrorists killed in J&K in 2017, more on hit list


India taking diplomatic route to solve border crisis with China in Dokla


Assam flood toll climbs to 52; railways joins relief operations


India engaged in negotiations with China on Sikkim standoff: Govt tells Oppn at all-party meet


India, Pak should resolve Kashmir issue through talks: UN chief


Muslim women molested, family assaulted, robbed on train in UP’s Mainpuri




Indonesia renames part of S. China Sea, Beijing calls move ‘meaningless’




Two years on, nuclear deal has fewer friends in US and Iran


Harsh Punishments Meted Out to Christians in Iran as Tehran Sends Chilling Signal


The Ayatollah’s billion-dollar Alaskan bag man


Two Muslims Come To Christ, Police Arrest The Men And Islamic Court Sentences Them To Decades In Prison


Iranian researcher: Political past not related to US work




ISIS ravaged their homeland. Now, these Iraqi Christians are pleading with the world for help.


Why Victory in Mosul Is Overblown


Mosul residents face mass persecution for alleged Isis collaboration




An Unhinged Linda Sarsour Lashes Out at the “Zionist Media”


Linda Sarsour, Islam defender, Trump attacker, plays victim  (Linda Sarsour, defender of all things Islam and hater of all things President Donald Trump, set the conservative world on notice that she’s taking names and taking numbers.)


Linda Sarsour declares legal jihadagainst her critics


Bacon used in vandalism at Tennessee Islamic Center


Shariah’s Winding Path Into Modernity


Man who infiltrated Muslim group: Islam is the problem


The question about Islam that has vexed the world for a decade





Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Friday, July 14, 2017)


Waqf official may have aided Israeli-Arab terrorists in Temple Mount attack — report


 Israel outraged by Jordan's reaction to terror attack


Jerusalem attacker on Facebook: ‘Tomorrow’s smile will be more beautiful’


Palestinian Authority Holds Military Funeral For Terrorist


Police release footage showing first moments of Temple Mount attack


Palestinians fear Al-Aqsa closure following attack could affect status quo at holy site


Hamas, Islamic Jihad lavish praise on ‘heroic’ Temple Mount shooting


Hundreds gather for funeral of 18-year-old Palestinian killed during Israeli army raid


Terror in Old City is all too familiar, but Friday’s attack was something else


3-year-old child dies in Gaza after PA delays referral for treatment in Israel


Families, friends mourn ‘beloved’ cops killed in Temple Mount attack


After being detained by Israeli forces during prayer, Jerusalem mufti released on bail


Haiel Sitawe, 30, and Kamil Shnaan, 22, named as officers slain at Temple Mount


Abbas condemns Jerusalem attack, calls on Israel to reopen al-Aqsa (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


Al Jazeera fails to mention attack as it reports on 'three killed Palestinians'


Israel frees Jerusalem grand mufti after brief detainment in wake of attack


Canada backtracks on labeling wine from the West Bank (Judea and Samaria)


World reacts to Jerusalem terror as officers are laid to rest


Head of Israel’s Arab party rejects armed struggle after Old City terror attack


Amid deadly Temple Mount terror attack, Netanyahu resists calls to change status quo (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Police officers murdered in Temple Mount terror attack laid to rest


Temple Mount killers aimed to set the Middle East ablaze


Jordan demands Israel reopen mosque


Israel Police closures around Jerusalem's Old City aim to ease tensions


After Jerusalem attack, Gabbay urges ‘heavy hand’ against terrorists


Temple Mount to be reopened Sunday


Infant among 3 lightly injured in firebomb attack in Jerusalem


Lieberman to set up defense procurement  (Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman)


Jerusalem's Temple Mount Shut Down After 5 Dead in 'Allahu Akbar' Terror Attack


Three wounded in shooting terror attack near Temple Mount


Watch: Neutralized terrorists stands back up and gets eliminated


Terror on Temple Mt. 3 Israelis shot


Terror attack in Jerusalem


Breaking: Shooting attack at Jerusalem's Temple Mount; 3 injured


Another Israeli Checkpoint ‘Humiliates’ Arab Terrorists


Three hurt in terror attack at Lions' Gate, terrorists killed


Taxpayer Support for Palestinian Terrorist Salaries Becoming Impossible to Defend





Fukushima’s radioactive water to be released into ocean under new plan





U.S. officials probing Russian lobbyist who met Trump team




Dozens OD on synthetic marijuana in one town




ABC News: Christians who defend religious liberty are 'hate group'


Dobbs: Deep State Trying to Destroy President Trump, Break Will of American People


Today’s Fake CNN News: ‘Let’s Blow Up Russia’


Media, Dems Ignore Hillary Ukraine Collusion


Newsweek Dabbles in ‘President Hillary’ Fan Fiction


Sharyl Attkisson Exposes Big Media in The Smear


The Media’s Endless Anti-Trump Show Trial


MSNBC hosts laugh at Marc Kasowitz's expense after his profanity-laced email rant


ABC, NBC under fire after smearing Christian organization as a “hate group”


Democrats' Real, Pervasive Collusion With Russia Somehow Lost In Media's Hysterical Anti-Trump Campaign


Broadcasters obsess over Trump Jr., ignore ‘Hillary Clinton’s Russia-Uranium scandal’ study says


'ABC News has committed journalistic malpractice'




Rural Kentucky residents fear proposed Medicaid cuts




Eleven killed at Mexico children's party




Saudi King Salman, Trump, discuss Qatar dispute



Trump’s Yemen Policy Is Immoral and Counterproductive




The true scale of damage to doomed USS Fitzgerald is revealed: New photos show the hole beneath the waterline that was punched by cargo ship killing seven sailors


Hawaii soldier thought US government behind 9/11 attacks


Humvee disaster brings charges, reprimand


Pentagon to keep paying for sex-change surgeries


House rejects attempt to ban transgender surgery for troops


Senators begin negotiations on new VA Choice Program


On crashed military plane: 1 long wanted to be a Marine, 1 close to retiring


House rejects proposal to declassify info about experiments on troops





Chinese spy ship lurks off coast of Alaska during missile defense test


Intelligence Report Warns of Growing Missile Threats




Pelosi: Trump's Call to Eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts is a 'Foolish Proposal'  (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California )




NASA bombshell: Government agency admits it can't pay for humans to go to Mars


Moon dust collected by Neil Armstrong to be auctioned





NATO warns Russia to honour war games promises


NATO Creates Propaganda Film Honoring The Nazis, Now The Russian Government Is Enraged. This Is All A Sign That Nazism Is On The Rise




Most Macaroni and Cheese Products Contain These Chemicals, Study Finds




With Pakistan As Base, Al Qaeda In Indian Subcontinent Getting More Active: Experts


China to form SEZs along CPEC route


Muslim Terrorists Butcher Two Chinese Christians For Preaching The Gospel To Muslims


Federal cabinet gave vote of confidence to Nawaz Sharif (Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif)





Has Duterte’s China engagement backfired? (President Rodrigo Duterte) 


Exclusive: Trump conflict of interest concerns over law firm run by Philippine official




Now cleaning poop off sidewalks called racially insensitive




U.S. Postal Service suspends service to Glassell Park's notorious Drew Street after shooting (California)




How Evangelicals Invented Liberals’ Favorite Legal Doctrine




Trump allies pushing RNC to cover legal fees of Russia investigations




Russian Foreign Ministry Says it Suffered ‘Large-Scale’ Cyber Attack


Private Email of Top U.S. Russia Intelligence Official Hacked (As concerns about cyberattacks grow, hackers are going after Russia wonks.)


Russia threatens retaliation in U.S. diplomatic row


Russian Scientist Predicts Plummet in Global Life Expectancy


Putin's Spokesman: 'The New York Times' Are Fairy-Tale Tellers (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


A Grim Centennial: The Russia That Could Have Been


Russia's FM Lavrov: 'Russia Did Its Homework Diligently In Clearing Up The Cold War Debris'


Russia skullduggery: Trump Jr. vs. Ted Kennedy


Russian aircraft designer reveals details of MIG-35 demonstration flight

Trump Jr. pitch was part of broad Russian effort


Kremlin not familiar with alleged mediator named in Trump Jr-Russian lawyer meeting

Russia baiters and Putin haters


SpaceX set to ‘swallow up’ Russia’s share on global space launch market

Report: GOP Operative Seeking Russian Hackers Died in Mysterious Suicide


Putin believes Trump’s most important quality is ability to listen to his interlocutor


Russia, mulling expulsions, says too many U.S. spies work in Moscow


TIME Mag Cheered US Interference in Russian Election in 1996




'Gays' still trying to punish marriage-defending clerk Kim Davis ('The Commonwealth of Kentucky has moved on.')





Senate Republicans one vote away from Obamacare repeal failure


GOP Senate Bill Would Cover Pre-Existing Conditions And Drive Down Premiums


The Senate's delayed recess means voters have fewer chances to talk to their representatives


N.Y., Maryland Senators: Don't Give Compounds Back to Russian Government


Rand Paul Thinks the GOP’s New Health Care Bill Is Worse Than Obamacare (US Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul (R)


Joe Donnelly(D-Indiana)  Increased Investment in Family Business After Shift to Mexican Labor


American Rock Star for US Senate?


Warren Fundraises for Her Campaign Off of Kid Rock Run for Senate (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)


Defenders of Obamacare's Medicaid Status Quo Should Be Forced to Answer These Tough Questions


Co-founder of firm behind Trump-Russia dossier will not appear for scheduled Senate testimony: Report


Revised health bill may not be enough to win over moderates, conservatives


What is the 'blue slip,' and should it be reformed?


Lewandowski on Russia probes: 'I have nothing to hide'


Nevada governor expresses 'great concern' over new health bill


Top Senate Intel Dem fears Trump will pardon those convicted in Russia probe


Sen. Bennet: Putin couldn't ask for a better friend than Trump  (US Senator of Colorado Michael F Bennet (D)


Senate GOP may not use CBO to score Cruz amendment  (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)


Analysis: Whip count shows where Senate Republicans stand on bill


5 hurdles to Senate passage of revised health care bill


4 Democratic senators call for keeping Russian compounds closed


G.O.P.’s New Health Measure Faces Skeptical Senators


Five takeaways from the GOP's healthcare reboot


Doubts linger in GOP after release of new health-care bill


The new Senate health-care bill may be worse than the old one


Chuck Schumer blocks John McCain's attempts to get a floor vote on Pentagon nominee


Republican leaders try to flip wary centrists on healthcare bill


Senate Republicans don't trust leaders' Obamacare repeal process


Republican leaders try to flip wary centrists on healthcare bill




Sexual assault streamed on Facebook Live 'shows dark side of social media'





Trustees project biggest Social Security increase in years





Brazil president wins charges reprieve




Seoul can leverage N. Korea issue for FTA talks with US


U.S. Makes Formal Request to Revise FTA


New defense chief vows reform amid North Korea crisis


BOK Raises Growth Forecast Again


[Interview] Lesbian politician speaks about life, political ambition


Blue House document trove bolsters evidence against Park  (Former President Park Geun-hye)


Korea's biggest queer festival kicks off Friday


US soldier arrested for rape


Korea plans to buy US ship used for Hungnam Evacuation




Media Beware: The Southern Poverty Law Center Has Become a Dangerous Joke




Spain expects another bumper year for tourism





Teenage star sprinter and biology student at Johns Hopkins University is found dead near the Baltimore campus


MMA tactics could mean stiff fines for McGregor


DraftKings and FanDuel call off their merger


Knicks, Scott Perry agree to terms for GM job


MLB trade deadline: Who's buying and selling now


Before Venus and Serena, another tennis diva ruled Wimbledon — in red lipstick, sipping cognac between sets 





200-foot-wide sinkhole swallows 2 Florida houses


Explosion sparks massive fire at Pennsylvania salvage yard


L.A.'s streets have become a de facto toilet. We need more public restrooms  (California)


New York Airbnb host who canceled a reservation because the tenant was Asian is fined $5,000 and forced to take a college course in Asian-American studies


Oregon highway 'slimed' as eels from overturned lorry cover cars with gooey mess


Political sewer is New York state's ultimate disgrace





US: Russia willing to deploy monitors for Syria ceasefire


Making Peace With Assad’s State of Barbarism (As Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron signal they're not after regime change in Damascus, both leaders should remember there's a price to keeping Assad in power.)





House of flying sofa chairs: Taiwan legislature sees second day of violence


Taiwanese mourn Nobel laureate’s passing


How Taiwan Quietly Gained on China in Global Diplomatic Rivalry


Lack of cross-strait dialogue a concern: AIT


China warns Taiwan president over 'very dangerous' remarks


Air force marks 25th  anniversary of home-grown jets




Even the tech community is worried about AI stealing jobs


Robots are Inventing Their Own Languages


Sexism and Silicon Valley: Women can't raise cash and now we have one more reason why




Get ready, America: Vehicles as weapons of terror are coming here, too


Experts: ISIS Diaspora a Looming Threat to Europe, America


James Zogby: Proud of His Shame  (An “untrustworthy” apologist for Islamic terror betrays a human rights group to lionize himself.)




With arms and invites, US lightens up on Thailand




Think Tank: Reconsider Caring For Your Kids Because Money Matters Most





Entire Police Dept Faces Special Training After Cop 'Mis-Genders' Trans Person 





Turks grow increasingly restive over Erdogan’s crackdowns in year after coup attempt


Turkish citizens lament year of turmoil after failed coup of Erdogan (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)


Robert Fisk: Gulen facing extradition to Turkey by Trump – he should read up about his country


Turkey's trauma after 'night of the tanks'


Turkey refuses German lawmarkers’ permission to visit NATO base in Konya: Report


July 15 coup attempt inhumane act targeting Turkey’s democracy: Doğan Holding


EU ‘stands in solidarity with Turkey,’ marks first year of failed coup


US continues to support Turkey’s efforts to bring those responsible for coup attempt to justice: Ambassador


July 15 coup was a grave violation of human rights: Erdoğan


Turkey still expects int’l support and solidarity one year after coup attempt: EU Minister


Turkish resort of Antalya expects over 750,000 Ukrainian tourists this year


Turkish artillery shells PYD positions in northern Syria after harassment fire


Turkish court sentences teacher to 82.5 years in prison for sexual abuse after massive efforts by ambitious teacher


Turkey says demands to shut down base in Qatar unacceptable


Turkey’s detention of human rights activists aims to create intimidation, Amnesty International says 





FTSE 100 knocked back as banks fall, pound surges


UK: Muslim sought for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl on a train


UN Convention On Child Rights: Why A Hospital Is Fighting So Hard To Kill A Baby (Find out the truth about Charlie Gard)


UK: 5 jihad terror attacks thwarted in last few weeks, one within minutes of being carried out


UK Hasidic school faced with closure for not teaching LGBT


Charlie Gard: US doctor will travel to UK to assess ill infant


Acid becoming weapon of choice among teens in London amid growing attacks


2 UK police forces team up to launch drone unit


London Mayor Warns Home Secretary Hezbollah ‘Actively Celebrated’ Due to Legal Loophole


Charlie Gard can be saved, says US professor called in by White House 


Charlie Gard's parents, judge clash in life-or-death hearing


Sharia UK: Burger vendor taken to court, fined for “hate speech” for criticizing Islam


Meet Charlie Gard's army as they take on Britain’s courts and doctors


Middle-class children 'being groomed to sell drugs'


I decided to quit before election  (The outgoing Lib Dem leader denies deceiving voters by continuing to campaign.)


'Naked power grab': Scottish and Welsh leaders dismiss repeal bill


Arrest after five linked acid attacks


UK tycoon to testify Russia lawyer seen by Trump Jr linked to Steele dossier firm


Health Dementia and Alzheimer’s main cause of death for women, says Public Health England


Nicola Sturgeon calls Brexit Repeal Bill a ‘naked power grab’  (Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon)


Grenfell Tower fire: Building control warned about refit insulation plan


Student death punch man's bail 'flawed'


Brexit: Britons' rights in Europe 'must not surpass rights of EU citizens in UK'


'No progress' on rail travel satisfaction


Brexit blamed for 4% fall in EU university applicants


Waste, not crops, key to UK biofuels


Neuroscience: Scientists discover brain's neural switch for becoming an alpha male


Sir David Attenborough: even common British butterflies are now dying out


Theresa May accused of trying to scrap people's rights after Brexit   (British Prime Minister Theresa May)




UN Ambassador Nikki Haley To Meet With … Caitlyn Jenner?





Woman's selfie causes $200,000 of damage to LA art exhibit




Cardinal Zen: Pope Francis’ Vatican is backing a ‘fake’ church in China


Pope compares US to North Korea: Both have ‘distorted view of the world’





Fugitive Venezuelan pilot reappears




Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Report: Former Soviet Counter Intelligence Official at Trump Jr. Meeting


Mystery solved? Timeline shows how Russian lawyer got into US for Trump Jr. meeting


Trump Jr.'s Email: Want to Talk about Treason? Okay...


Was Don Jr. Set Up by the Democrats?


Trump Tower meeting had more people in the room


How Trump Fed Polish Nationalists' Selective Memory


Trump Hires Lawyer Ty Cobb for Russia Probes Response


The NeverTrump Outrage of a Disappointed Elite


Who’s Colluding With Whom? (The narrative of the meeting with Donald Trump Jr. and the “Russian Lawyer” doesn’t pass the smell test.)


Trump says health care reform "more difficult" than solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict


On Politics Trump lawyer Marc Kasowitz fires off profane emails


In Trump’s world, innocence is proved by guilt


Trump says he wants ‘comprehensive immigration plan’ but country isn’t ready


Trump Backed Off Putin to Avoid a ‘Fistfight,’ He Jokes (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


 Steve Bannon incorrectly reports $2 million mortgage debt in White House financial disclosure: Report


Excerpts from Trump’s conversation with reporters on Air Force One


David Axelrod: Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with Russian lawyer 'very close to espionage'


Ivanka and Jared begin the plunge from grace


Trump taps industry lawyer to lead energy commission


Bungled collusion is still collusion


Fact check: Donald Trump Jr.’s evolving statements


The Trump Vision for America Abroad


Trump will claim health care win — or shift blame


Trump: Not joking about solar wall


All Roads Now Lead to Kushner


Bush, Clinton's presidential advice: Be humble in victory


Trump's lawyers knew about Trump Jr. emails weeks ago: report


Trump’s legal team struggles with a client who won’t follow instructions or show discipline


What would Lincoln think of Trump?


Why ‘about to be fired’ is practically Reince Preibus’ job (White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus)


Big tobacco in the US Companies tighten hold on Washington under Trump  


Spare me your Donald Jr. indignation




Female Genital Mutilation, a Hidden Violation of 200 Million Women and Girls 



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