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Monday, July 17, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Planned Parenthood Sues to Stop 72-Hour Waiting Period Before Aborting a Baby

 

Canada and Sweden’s Misguided Abortion Crusade

 

Abortion Clinic That Snipped Babies’ Necks in Abortions is Closing Down

 

Foul! WNBA's Seattle Storm Partners With Planned Parenthood

 

Alveda King: President Trump is Fighting for Civil Rights Because He Protects Unborn Children

 

UW Warns Anti-Abortion Bill Could Worsen OB-GYN Shortage  (University of Wisconsin-Madison officials say a GOP bill prohibiting resident physicians from being trained to perform abortions would lead to fewer OB-GYNs in the state.)

 

Abortion Is an Economic Issue

 

Senators Should Vote for Better Care Reconciliation Act to Defund Planned Parenthood

 

Her Baby Was Saved From Abortion When She Went Next Door Instead

 

Abortion Activist: Pro-Lifers Oppose Abortion Because They Want Women “Back Into the Home”

 

Abortion Advocates Gripe About the Shocking Truth: President Donald Trump is Governing Pro-Life

 

He Had an Affair and When She Became Pregnant He Paid Her to Abort and Then Killed Her  (Nigeria)

 

 UK will pay $1.3 billion to fund abortions and contraception around the world

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Record number of Afghan civilians killed in 6 months

 

Trump's Afghanistan Strategy Is Simply Old Wine in a New Bottle

 

AFRICA

 

U.S. woman hides in trees to survive deadly militia attack  (Five Congo park rangers have been found dead and an American journalist has been found in good condition in the Okapi Wildlife Reserve after going missing during a militia attack, a local official said Sunday.)

 

Boko Haram suicide bombers stage deadliest attack in month

 

Putting Sudan on notice

 

AIRLINES

 

Delta fires back at Ann Coulter after angry tweetstorm

 

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU)

 

The ACLU's attack on election integrity

 

AMTRAK

 

NY state is robbing the subways to buy Amtrak a new 'home'

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Soros and Hungarian anti-Semites: Almost one and the same  

 

 

ASSISTED SUICIDE

 

Charlie Gard’s Parents Furious That Lawyer Appointed to Represent Him Backs Assisted Suicide

 
AUSTRALIA

 

 Telstra drags ASX lower

 

Australian dollar extends gains, hovers above US78c

 

Australian woman killed by US police

 

Australian official takes shot at Trump's weight after comment about French first lady's appearance

 

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

American autos built in Mexico have surprise in trunk (Is this why they call border drug smugglers a 'cartel?')

 

BORDER SECURITY

 

Border Patrol Energized Like Never Before, Says Union President

 

CANADA

 

Toronto, New York indexes end on flat note

 

Watch: Why Canadian airport security is exactly as useless as you think

 

Canadians Debate Refugee Policy After Harrowing Episode

 

Plunging GTA home sales lead to biggest national monthly decline since 2010

 

Vermont governor: Priority is reassuring Canadians about Trump

 

 Ottawa cops ordered to pay wrongfully arrested, brutalized woman $254K

 

Queen St. food market shut down after mice seen in baklava shop

 

Ontario doctors repairing cases of female genital mutilation done a world away

 

B.C. lumber prices soar as wildfires threaten mills

 

B.C. officials tally losses, damage following wildfire flare-ups  

 

CENSUS BUREAU

 

California would be the primary victim in a GOP war on the census

 

CENTRAL AMERICA

 

Guatemala extradites ex-governor to Mexico

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China’s economy beats expectations with 6.9% growth

 

Hardly Anyone in Urban China Is Using Cash Anymore

 

China economy grows faster than expected

 

How Chinese artist became enemy of the state

 

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Petraeus Sees Tougher North Korea Sanctions Pushing Kim to Talks  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

Living with North Korean nukes and ICBMs. No other choice?

 

Winning a war against North Korea would come at 'great cost': Here's what it might look like

 

 

CONGRESS

 

How the White House and Republicans underestimated Obamacare repeal  (The Trump team thought Congress would scrap the health law by late February. Nobody expected the effort to drag into the summer months.)

 

The big tax questions facing the Big Six

 

GOP 'must embrace Trump agenda' if it wants to win

 

Congress keeps shirking its duty to OK military strikes

 

 

CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE (CBO)

 

The CBO and its big lie

 

Is America On the Verge of Another Debt Ceiling Crisis?

 

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

Procter & Gamble faces fight with activist investor

 

COURTS

 

Man accused of pushing stranger into NYC subway acquitted

 

Accused lottery scam kingpin to plead guilty

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Police Aren’t Targeting and Killing Black Men

 

Answers demanded after cop shoots woman dead with body camera off

 

Honeymooning couple kidnapped woman from grocery store and raped her at motel, police say

 

 Child welfare investigators concluded Seattle mayor Ed Murray repeatedly raped his teenage foster son in 1984 report - more than three decades before abuse allegations became public

 

Aaron Carter arrested for DUI, drug possession

 

Minneapolis woman, 40, due to get married next month is 'shot dead by police while standing in her driveway in broad daylight after she called 911 to report a noise outside her home'

 

Man suspected of shooting Georgia deputy kills self, officials say

 

Terrifying video footage captures car hitting 3 people in crosswalk

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Podesta Emails Document Hillary Clinton Money-Laundering Scheme

 

Biden blasts GOP health care bill in Washington Post op-ed (Former Vice-President Joseph R Biden Jr )

 

Gore: We're going through challenging times under Trump (Former US Vice President Al Gore)

 

Alan Dershowitz destroys Democrats' 'unconstitutional' argument against Donald Trump Jr.

 

Beware Mayor de Blasio’s water-fee giveaways  (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

Democrats hate blacks and Hispanics

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

DeVos: Civil rights office will return to being a 'neutral' agency  (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

 

Rick Perry: We aim for energy domination  (Energy Secretary Rick Perry)

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Correcting Jeff Sessions (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions railed against crime in sanctuary cities, citing two professors’ work. But his claims are contrary to their conclusions.)

 

Checklist for Mueller (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

 

ECONOMY

 

Stock market finishes little changed as investors await earnings deluge

 

Wall Street ends flat; Netflix jumps after the bell

 

Stocks Flat, Metals Rise as Markets Await Earnings: Markets Wrap

 

Trump’s Growth Target Reduced to 3 Percent

 

Asia stocks rise, dollar clobbered as U.S. data points to accommodative Fed

 

Stocks in Asia Nudge Higher Before China Data: Markets Wrap

 

Whirlpool could gain 35 percent in the next year: Barron's

 

As companies relocate to big cities, suburban towns are left scrambling

 

Treasury yields fall as investors look ahead to central bank meetings

 

Is the upper middle class really hoarding the American Dream?

 

Gold ends above key $1,230 level as investors weigh interest-rate outlook

 

Gilburt: U.S. stock market will likely top out in the next three weeks

 

EDUCATION

 

K-12: Why Millennials Are Going Bald

 

Avoiding Awareness Gaps With Promise Programs (Surveys find that language and distance, particularly for small groups of nationalities, can be barriers to raising awareness about Long Beach's popular college promise program.)

 

Major reversal for homeschool dad sentenced to jail

 

Trinity Clears Threatened Professor  (Trinity of Connecticut clears Johnny Williams of wrongdoing, but he remains on leave -- now voluntary -- as his supporters say college needs to apologize for criticizing him over use of racially charged hashtag.)

 

With growing national rancor over education, US mayors have the opportunity to lead

 

Critics Dismissed at Sierra Nevada (Six full-time professors -- including leaders of efforts to question administration -- lose jobs.)

 

Will Mattress Girl’s backers learn from Columbia’s mistake?

 

High School Grades: Higher and Higher  (Where is grade inflation the highest? At schools where students are more likely than elsewhere to be wealthier and white. Does this create more inequity and uncertainty in admissions?)

 

ELITE FOOD

 

Our obsession with 'elite' food is driving us crazy

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Who is Fusion GPS? Opposition research group’s fingerprints all over Russia controversy

 

Finally, Conservative Writers Accept the Truth About Trump Campaign's Folly

 

What campaign wouldn't seek a motherlode of Clinton emails?

 

Rob Goldstone, publicist behind Trump Jr. meeting, reportedly in fear and hiding in plain sight

 

The shifting statements about Trump Jr.'s meeting

 

SC Had Almost 150,000 Attempts to Hack Its Voter-Registration System on Election Day

 

Trump’s lawyer insists nothing ‘nefarious’ in Trump Jr. Russia meeting

 

Democrats say Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting takes Russia inquiry to a 'new level'

 

ENERGY

 

Oil settles lower as report renews U.S. shale-output worries

 

Energy Prices

 

Nuns build a chapel in their Pa. cornfield in bid to deter proposed gas pipeline

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

EPA mulls unions' ideas for a Trump 'clean coal' power plan

 

 

EUROPE

 

Still no justice 3 years after missile brought down MH17  (Relatives and friends of people killed three years ago when a surface-to-air missile blew a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet out of the sky over Ukraine are marking the anniversary together with the Dutch king at a new memorial near the Amsterdam airport from which the plane departed.)

 

Judaism Is Flourishing in Europe Where Once It Was Almost Annihilated

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks pare gain, but mining shares log higher finish

 

Swedish Liberal Youth Party Wants to Legalize Necrophilia & Child Porn

 

Hungarian Gov't Calls Campaign Against George Soros 'A Matter Of National Security'

 

Italy Delays Plans To Give Citizenships To 800,000 Children Of Immigrants

 

Poles rally against reform of judiciary

 

EUTHANASIA

 

Evolutionist Claims “Survival of the Fittest” Makes it OK to Euthanize Disabled Newborns

 

FAST FOOD INDUSTRY

 

McDonald's app fails on National Ice Cream Day

 

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA)

 

Beware the False Promises of ‘Faux’ Privatization

 

FEDERAL BUDGET

 

The Secret Roadmap of Government Spending

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Jane Sanders Cites Sexism Behind Bank Fraud Accusations

 

Boston: Attorneys plan to reveal identities of agents attacked by Muslim hoping to “meet Allah” through jihad

 

 

 

FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION (FEC)

 

Officials clash at FEC over confronting Russian influence in 2018 elections

 

 

FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION (FTC)

 

Union Head Plans Appeal to FTC Over Amazon's Purchase of Whole Foods

 

 

FINANCIAL INDUSTRY

 

Wells Fargo to reduce businesses following fake account scandal: FT

 

 

FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

 

World's largest firefighting aircraft grounded by U.S. gov't

 

 

FRANCE

 

The Sun King and The American Friend  (US President Donald Trump's Eiffel Tower chat with the French establishment's new golden boy, French President Emmanuel Macron, culminated in a political M&A.)

 

'France organised this' Macron denounces state role in Holocaust atrocity  (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

IMF hails 'ambitious' French reforms under Macron

 

GERMANY

 

Sexual assaults & ‘shocking’ violence involving migrants mar German town fair - police

 

One in three Bavarians want independence from Germany, poll shows

 

6,000-strong neo-Nazi music festival sparks call for ban on far-right gigs

 

How new fees for non-EU students could hurt German universities

 

Police launch manhunt after teen brings 'gun' to school near Stuttgart

 

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

‘Dangerous:’ Global warming extremists urge gov’t to teach kids to have fewer babies

 

Consensus: Global Warming Isn't A Top Concern For 90% Of Americans

 

GOOGLE

 

Equal pay dispute: Google must hand over salary details, judge rules

 

GOP

 

In Vermont, the Republicans are nuts too

 

Trump is killing the Republican Party

 

 

GUANTANAMO

 

Send Them to Gitmo, Mr. President

 

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

How hospitals got richer off Obamacare

 

In arid, lonely stretch out west, the health coverage that bloomed is at risk (An expanded Medicaid program and private health insurance options under the Affordable Care Act have cut Nevada’s uninsured population by half, but Lyon County residents reflect the special vulnerability of rural communities to Washington’s health-care politics.) 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

How the Left Hijacked the American Psychiatric Association and Normalized Personality Disorders

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Actor Martin Landau dies at 89

 

Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

 

Oscar-winning actor who played heroes and villains dies at 89

 

Oscar-winner Martin Landau, who starred in 'Ed Wood,' 'North By Northwest' and 'Entourage,' dies at 89

 

Father of the zombie film is dead at 77

 

 

HOLOCAUST

 

Memories unearthed from the Lodz Ghetto

 

 

HOMOSEXUALITY

 

Atlanta spends $200K on rainbow crosswalk promoting ‘LGBT pride’

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

MLK, Jr.’s Niece Pushes Back on John Lewis, Calls President Trump ‘Compassionate’ Leader (Video) (US Representative of Georgia John Lewis (D)

 

Martin Luther King Jr. niece pushes back on John Lewis criticism of Trump

 

LOL! Maxine Waters’ Twitter Account Reveals New Levels of Craziness (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Immigration activists fear for future of ‘Dreamers’ program

 

INDIA

 

Pastor in Punjab State, India Shot Dead

 

India-China standoff? All about Bhutan

 

Will keep punishing you for LoC misadventures, India warns Pakistan

 

Member of India's lowest caste expected to be elected president

 

At Luxury Building in India, Maids and Madams Go to War

 

Indians among top asylum-seekers

 

Terrorists target army convoy at Bijbehara, J&K

 

Time to end the social stigma attached to test-tube babies

 

'We reserve right to retaliate': India to Pakistan on LoC firings

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

 

Trump wants to incentivize partnerships to rebuild infrastructure

 

INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY

 

Efforts to estimate scope of FISA intrusion on Americans halts under Trump administration

 

IRAN

 

Iran army chief threatens US bases if sanctions imposed

 

Why Obama's Iran Nuclear Deal Will Live On

 

Iran Is Not Complying with the Nuclear Deal

 

Iran’s terrorism goliath

 

 

IRAQ

 

Kurdish Security Official: ISIS Leader Baghdadi Almost Certainly Alive

 

The orphans that ISIS left behind: Toddlers on the brink of starvation are pulled alive from the rubble of Mosul as one of those rescued tells soldiers both her parents were jihadis who died in a suicide attack

 

ISLAM

 

Trump-Hatred Is All About Islam

 

The Hypocrisy of Linda Sarsour and Her Use of ‘Jihad’

 

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Monday, July 17, 2017)

 

With Netanyahu in town, Hungary’s Jews lament Israel ‘deserting’ them (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

First step to Israel controlling holy site?

 

Clashes erupt in Jerusalem amid Temple Mount unrest

 

PMW exposes Abbas' latest deception: PA salaries to terrorists are not social welfare (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Senate panel set to pass bill banning PA funding over terrorism support

 

Israel: Syrian truce plan license for Iran foothold

 

State’s reply to High Court on same-sex adoption makes plain a bleak reality

 

Riots in Jerusalem

 

Settlers of Netiv Ha’avot outpost fight looming destruction

 

Judaism and the Israeli Classroom: Handicapping our Students

 

Temple Mount reopens to Jews as Waqf members boycott

 

Fatah calls for 'day of rage' amid Israeli restrictions at Al-Aqsa

 

State asks Supreme Court to reject petitions on Western Wall

 

Russia: Israel’s security needs were taken into account in south Syria truce

 

'Israel may need to take out Iranian bases in Syria

 

Unidentified assailants target mosques in hometown of slain Israeli officer

 

After getting boot from Qatar, Hamas looks to Algeria – report

 

Attempted ramming attack in Hevron

 

PA: Only precondition for talks is that Israel announce commitment to two states

 

Jews Return to Temple Mount – Status Quo No More

 

Abbas lands in China for 3-day diplomatic visit

 

IDF officer killed in car crash

 

Watch: Edelstein to Jordanian counterpart: Just keep silent

 

Gabbay, Lapid call on PM to dismantle government

 

Israeli security arrests Gaza-based UN official en route to Jerusalem

 

Day 2: Fires Ignite in Northern and Central Israel

 

US, Russia tout Israel's security needs as Iran threatens to entrench military presence in Syria

 

Mike Pence and Trent Franks Lead Thousands at CUFI’s Pro-Israel Event (Vice-President Mike Pence/US Representative of Arizona Trent Franks (R)

 

JORDAN

 

Families of Murdered US Green Berets Unsatisfied with Jordan’s Response

 

Jordanian Reactions To Shooting At Al-Aqsa Compound: King Abdullah Condemns It; In Parliament And Press, Israel Is Attacked; Columnist In Government Daily: I Am Proud Of The Martyrdom That Woke The Arab World From Its Slumber

 

Jordanian soldier gets life sentence for killing 3 U.S. trainers

 

Jordan court to rule Monday in fatal shootings of 3 US troops

 

LIBERALISM

 

The left's maniacal war on common sense

 

MEDIA

 

'Junk Insurance' vs. 'Junk News' at the NY Times

 

Globalists Panic: Morning Joe Revives ‘Pres. Bannon’ Smear as Nationalism Gains Traction in WH

 

The Left is Already Preparing Tomorrow's Fake News

 

Carl Bernstein: 'Cold civil war' gripping US as media embrace 'different truths'

 

Very Fake News: CNN Wrongly Accuses Russia Of Hacking The Qatari Government

 

'No she wouldn't': Chelsea Clinton hits back at Fox News contributor who said 'soulless' Hillary would 'sell her only child to be president'

 

Fox News host defends Trump Jr.: I'd meet with the Devil for opposition research

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Qatar is ‘undermining’ GCC allies: UAE minister

 

UAE was behind cyberattack on Qatar that led to upheaval, U.S. officials say

 

MILITARY

 

USA strategy could change nature of US military engagement in Afghanistan: US Defence Sec

 

Most of Obama’s Green Policies Persist at Department of Defense

 

Big Military Spending Boost Threatens Our Economy and Security

 

Navy Whistleblower Raised More Alleged Safety Violations at Aircraft Maintenance Facility Before Being Fired

 

Why America's Army Is Falling Apart

 

VA Secretary Turfs Manchester Medical Center Director After Abysmal Report

 

Trump’s Quiet Live-Fire Confrontation With Iran

 

'I need to work': Texas veteran says he was fired from Home Depot after confronting shoplifters

 

Korean War veteran's Navy Cross is 66 years overdue

 

Don't believe the dangerous myths of 'Drone Warrior'

 

Navy commissions destroyer honoring WWII’s first Medal of Honor recipient

 

Thunderbirds, displays wow crowds at RAF Fairford

 

NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

 

The country’s flood insurance program is sinking. Rescuing it won’t be easy. 

 

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

 

Feds Spend $224,999 on ‘Clean Water’ Video Game

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan: “The main focus of the education in the madrassahs is on Jihad”

 

The Panama Papers and a Microsoft font could bring down the government in Pakistan

 

Four soldiers killed as Indian troops targeted Pak Army vehicle

 

Facebook termed Pakistan request as improbable

 

Pak Army announced Operation Khyber-4 RuF in Khyber Agency

 

Pakistan: Christian arrested for blasphemy for criticizing Muhammad 

 

POLITICAL CORRECTNESS

 

Don't Let Political Correctness Obstruct the Fight Against Extremism

 

POLITICS

 

City vs. country: The new liberal vs. conservative

 

POVERTY

 

Indiana: Woman turns cancelled wedding into a party for homeless people

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

Two Paths of Catholicism, Split by a River

 

RUSSIA

 

Russian Judge Under Fire for Extravagant $2M Wedding Party

 

Returning Seized Compounds to Russia Would Be a Mistake

 

Thousands March to Mark Anniversary of Last Tsar’s Murder

 

Former Kremlin Adviser Gleb Pavlovsky: 'Putin Used To Be The Executive Director... And Now He Is More Like An Honorary Board Chairman' (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Lavrov: Any US conditions for return of Russian diplomatic property would be ‘daylight robbery’  (Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov)

 

Over 4,000 Russians banned from entering Turkey over alleged ties to IS


Russia-Belarus strategic military drills to involve over 10,000 troops

 

Was a Russian Developer a Kremlin Conduit to Trump?

 

Russian Supreme Court upholds ruling to disband Jehovah's Witnesses organization

 

 Russia suspected of using Bermuda shell company to exploit American anti-fracking activists

 

Chechen top dog Kadyrov: “We don’t have any gays. If there are any, take them to Canada.”

 

Lewandowski: ‘Great’ Russian spies wouldn’t bring 8 people to a meeting

 

SCIENCE

 

Alzheimer's Stressful experiences can age brain 'by years', experts hear

 

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

Man accidentally shot at Denver gun show, witnesses say

 

 

SECRET SERVICE

 

Secret Service refutes Trump lawyer remarks

 

Secret Service: We didn’t clear Don Jr.’s Russian lawyer

 

 

SENATE

 

Dr. Gupta: McCain's surgery was a serious one  (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

Cornyn Suggests They Need Dem Cooperation to Get Health Care Done (Senate Majority Whip US Senator of Texas John Cornyn (R)

 

White House squeezes Jeff Flake (US Senator of Arizona Jeff Flake (R)

 

Commentary: It's Unacceptable For Any Senate Republican to Block Healthcare Debate, Amendments, and Vote

 

The Poltroon Party Gets a Reprieve on Obamacare Repeal

 

Senate Health Care Bill On Life Support

 

Fate of Health Bill Uncertain, a G.O.P. Leader Promises a Vote

 

With John McCain sidelined by surgery, Senate has no timetable for Obamacare repeal vote (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

McCain’s Surgery May Be More Serious Than Thought

 

Holdouts on health-care bill welcome delay on vote

 

Republican campaign operatives aim to make Elizabeth Warren as toxic as Nancy Pelosi (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)/House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)/

 

On health care, history is watching four senators

 

How Ted Cruz rescued Republicans on Obamacare (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)

 

Las Vegas police investigate break-in at office of GOP Senator Dean Heller who is under severe pressure from Republicans to support health care bill 

 

James Carville doubts Democrats will be able to take back the Senate in 2018

 

James Carville: There Is ‘No One’ In Charge of the Democrat Party, Senate Chances in 2018 Look Bleak

 

After delay, Senate Republicans struggle not to let healthcare stall

 

Two Strong Republicans Vying to Beat 'Trump's Favorite Democrat' in Senate (US Senator of West Virginia Joe Manchin III (D)

 

 

SOCIAL SECURITY

 

Social Security gender war exposes bureaucratic bloat

 

SOUTH KOREA

 

South Korea Offers Talks on Tension, Family Reunions With North

 

[Exclusive] US Embassy, UNHCR exploit interns

 

Seoul Willing to Pay N.Korea $6 Million for Census

 

N. Korean defector returns home; lambasts Seoul on propaganda video

 

Good and bad sides of minimum wage raise

 

South Korea seeks rare talks with North

 

Seoul offers military, family reunions talks with NK

 

Military, Red Cross talks offered to North Korea

 

New Radar to Detect N.Korean Drones

 

Teacher jailed for sexually harassing student

 

SPORTS

 

After N.F.L. Concussion Settlement, a Legal Frenzy

 

Amateur MMA fighter dies from unknown causes after he was brutally knocked out and rushed to the hospital

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

 

STATES

 

Vermont lawyer in running to become state's US attorney led charge against Jane Sanders  

 

Yet more proof of the billions Gov. Cuomo keeps wasting (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)

 

Governors skeptical after 'pretty atrocious' session with top Trump health officials

 

Caitlyn Jenner Says She Has 'Considered' a California Senate Run

 

Man survives harrowing drive after metal smashes his van

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Tillerson Is Sabotaging Trump's Foreign Policy. He Needs To Go Now  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

Tillerson to make announcement on Iran nuclear deal

 

Tillerson to Shutter State Department War Crimes Office

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

A Supreme Court mystery: Has Chief Justice Roberts embraced same-sex marriage ruling?

 

SYRIA

 

ISIS wife: It was like Tinder

 

Dozens of US civilians are in Syria fighting alongside local forces against ISIS

 

TAIWAN

 

China Denounces Taiwan Provision in US Defense Bill

 

Taiwan’s FDA to lift ban on beef import from three countries

 

Tsai vows help for local economy and nation’s investors   (President Tsai Ing-wen)

 

Overheated water pump at nuclear plant fixed: AEC

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

Please Prove You’re Not a Robot

 

Meet the tech CEO with a six-hour daily commute: Executive FLIES from LA to San Francisco every morning just to get to the office

 

TEENS

 

Moms Have A Good Reason For Burning Teen Vogue Over Anal Sex Explainer

 

A promising decline in teen smoking

 

TELEVISION

 

Are PBS and Ken Burns about to Rewrite History Again?

 

TERRORISM

 

The Trump administration’s shortsighted war on terrorism

 

Feds stonewall on evidence U.S. terror attacks could have been prevented

 

The terrorist threat posed by Islamic State isn't going away

 

Is your water supply safe from terrorists?

 

THAILAND

 

Thai king given full control of Crown Property Bureau

 

TRADE

 

U.S. Says It Aims to Cut Trade Deficits Through Nafta Revamp

 

U.S. targets agriculture, online purchases in list of general NAFTA goals

 

TURKEY

 

Post-coup: Erdogan is Stronger but Is Turkey Weaker? (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Turkey extends state of emergency by further three months

 

PKK bomb attack injures 17 soldiers in Turkey’s Hakkari

 

Turkish military retaliates against YPG fire in northern Syria

 

Turkish unemployment rate falls to 10.5 pct in April

 

Detention warrant issued for Turkish director over comments about events commemorating coup attempt

 

Germany’s Merkel urges talks to resolve air base row with Turkey

 

Turkey condemns terror attacks in Saudi Arabia

 

 

UNIONS

 

We the Unions of the State of New York . . . (. . . declare opposition to a constitutional convention that would threaten our perks.)

  
UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 ends higher as miners jump after China’s GDP beats

 

Migrants Travel to ‘Soft Touch’ Scotland for FGM, One Midwife Sees 150 Cases a Year

 

Courts Should Not Decide if Charlie Gard Lives or Dies Because the State is Not God

 

The Acid Attacks of London’s Muslim No-Go Zones

 

Charlie Gard Deserves a Chance at Life: He’s Not a Vegetable or a Hopeless Case  

 

Charlie Gard's parents angry that baby's lawyer is head of charity that backs assisted dying

 

Mother Releases Heartbreaking Photo of Her Goodbye to Her Stillborn Son

 

After husband decides he’s a woman, married couple to renew vows as ‘lesbians’

 

‘Appallingly bad’ F-35 fighter jets to cost Britain £150bn – aviation analyst

 

UK: Muslima falsely claims man pulled off her hijab in “race hate attack”

 

Who is Charlie Gard, what is the disease he suffers from and why are medical experts meeting?

 

Philip Hammond: Pensions make public sector pay better than private sector

 

Charlie Gard case threatens all parents

 

999 callers assessed by Skype instead of being sent ambulance

 

Acid attacks: 'Life sentences must not be reserved for survivors', says Amber Rudd

 

Camilla reveals the Charles that no-one knows: As a new portrait is released to mark the Duchess of Cornwall’s 70th birthday, she lifts the lid on palace life behind the scenes 

 

London: Man tries to pull off woman's hijab in suspected hate crime on tube

 

Ministry of Defence facing 'hundreds of millions in hidden costs' for new fighter jets

 

Terminally ill man to challenge UK ban on assisted dying

 

Scots law on smacking children criticised by commissioner

 

Students to sue university over 'mouldy and mice-infested flats'

 

'A clear signal that barbaric actions have consequences' - UK backs EU sanctions on Syrian regime

 

UK schools forced to ask parents for money due to cuts

 

Tony Blair ‘feels sorry’ for Theresa May (Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair/ British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

Brexit Former civil service head warns May of chaos

 

Brexit: German politicians tell Irish ‘British are a disgrace’

 

Get down to business on Brexit - Davis   (Brexit Secretary David Davis is in Brussels for the second round of talks with the EU.)

 

Abuse of politicians: UK 'reaching tipping point', says watchdog

 

Older children 'exercise less'

 

London Teenager in critical condition after moped collides with police car

 

Acid attack victim offers £10,000 reward

 

VATICAN

 

Vatican spokesman slams U.S. archbishop for defending Catholic teaching on LGBT

 

Venezuela's opposition stages a symbolic referendum on plans to rewrite the constitution

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Woman shot dead as thousands vote in unofficial referendum  

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Despite low job approval, Trump pushes forward

 

Public to Trump: Lay off Twitter

 

Trump’s trade warrior prowls the West Wing

 

Poll: 70 percent say Trump acts unpresidential

 

What Did Trump Know About His Son’s Meeting, and When Did He Know It?

 

Through Selective Security Clearances, Unelected Intelligence Agencies Claim Power To Veto President’s Advisors

 

White House unveils ‘Made in America’ week, though many Trump products are made overseas

 

The Southern Baptist who opposed Trump

 

'We've got a crotch-grabber for a president': Former talk show host claims the Trump era is 'the darkest political moment in American history'

 

Mike Pence presses forward as Russia probe heats up  (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

Trump Jr.’s emails should have killed the president’s ‘fake news’ rants. Here’s why they won’t.

 

'Very cool'! Trump pats himself on the back for having more supporters than protesters at the US Women's Open as a less-than-enthused Melania joins him in New Jersey

 

Can Trump redirect his presidency?

 

Sundae vibes! Ivanka Trump celebrates National Ice Cream Day with a very sweet snap with oldest son Joseph as she makes trip from Sun Valley to catch the end of the golf at Bedminster

 

Trump: Dove or hawk? Free-trader or isolationist? (What 45th President's robust 'America First' policy really means.)

 

White House Correspondents' Association: We don’t defend the White House

 

Jared Kushner 'did not realise what Russia meeting was about'

 

Donald Trump: Approval rating at 70-year low as Russia scandal swirls

 

Trump on Attack as Russia Revelations Appear to Take Toll

 

 

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