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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 242 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

  

Judge Rules Trump Administration Can Defund Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

Judge rejects Planned Parenthood suit against Trump prioritizing abstinence education

 

Nancy Pelosi: A Vote for Brett Kavanaugh “Destroys Roe v. Wade.” Calls Abortion “Progress for Women” (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Kirsten Gillibrand Says Women Will Die if Brett Kavanaugh is Confirmed Because “He’ll Undermine Roe”  (US Senator of New York  Kirsten Gillibrand (D)

 

Federal Judge Condemns the “Moral Tragedy of Abortion”

 

Man Who Raped His 11-Year-Old Daughter, Took Her for Abortion Finally Headed to Prison

 

Planned Parenthood and Abortion Activists Organize Nationwide Protest to Trash Brett Kavanaugh

 

Two-Thirds of Pregnant Women Test for Down Syndrome, Between 66% and 90% Abort Their Baby

 

Abortion Activist Says Killing Black Babies in Abortions Isn’t “Black on Black Crime”

 

Facebook Struggles to Defend Leaving Up Page Calling for Assassination of Pro-Life Republican Congressmen

 

Amazing Study Shows Mother’s Voice Has Unique Role in Developing Unborn Baby’s Brain

 

Couple Headed to Prison After They Refused Medical Care for Their Premature Baby Girl

 

Woman Told IVF Was Only Way to Get Pregnant Conceives Naturally After She Stopped Treatments

 

Black Pastor: Why Hasn’t NAACP Denounced Racist Planned Parenthood Founder Margaret Sanger?

 

Pro-Life Dr. Jérôme Lejeune, Who Discovered Down Syndrome, Describes Unborn Babies in an Amazing Way

 

While Many 13-Year-Olds Are Going To Summer Camp, My Son Is Going To a Pro-Life Summer Camp

 

West Virginia Amendment One Would Stop Forcing Taxpayers to Fund Abortions

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

ISIS vs. Taliban: Dozens Killed as Battle for Afghanistan Continues

 

Taliban commander reportedly killed by ISIS bomber in Afghanistan attack

 

Exclusive: Trump Administration Exploring Direct Talks With Afghan Taliban 

 

AFRICA

 

Ethiopia's New Direction

 

Authorities in Algeria Seal Shut Another Church Building 

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Anti-Facebook Group Takes Anti-Semitic Signs to Congress

 

Anti-Semitism Creeps Back Under Episcopal Auspices

 
AUSTRALIA

 

Australian Market Rises

 

The Aussie slumps below 0.74 on the back of Fed Chair Powells ...

 

 Cave rescue: Australians to receive honours, PM Turnbull says

 

 

CANADA 

 

 TSX, Wall Street markets creep higher as Canadian dollar moves down

 

Canadian businesses in hot water over tariffs

 

Ontario Conservatives sway on sex-ed curriculum, leaving teaching plan up in the air

 

Opinion | Yes, let’s applaud moms who breastfeed at work, but let’s not make it a maternal must-do

 

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA)

 

John Brennan Misses Communist Russia  (Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency nominee John Brennan)

 

Trump bashes ex-CIA boss Brennan in Tucker interview over 'treasonous' slam

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

N. Korea may return up to 55 sets of US war dead remains next week, official says

 

N. Korea's Kim lambasts officials during 'field guidance' visits  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

COURTS

 

Dems Cry 'Sabotage' When Trump Follows Court Ruling On ObamaCare

 

El Chapo’s Trial Delayed 2 Months as Defense Reviews Evidence

 

Judge turns down Manafort's bid to move Virginia trial

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Feds Reveal Suspected SERIAL RAPIST In California Is Illegal Alien

 

'Possible serial killer' nabbed in slayings

 

CYBERSECURITY 

 

Brazile, Rice, Obama Gave Russian Hackers Free Rein

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Did the Russians Hack the DNC to Help Bernie Sanders and the Socialist Left?

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Pushed Hard Left By Their Base, Are Democrats Self-Destructing?

 

Obama touts guaranteed income, rips populist ‘right-wing billionaires’

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Mueller seeks immunity for 5 witnesses set to testify against Manafort  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

U.S. adds second charge against Russian national linked to NRA

 

Robert Mueller Is Fighting a War

 

 

ECONOMY

 

Dow gains for 4th  day in a row, Nasdaq logs record after earnings and Powell testimony

 

Wall St. ends up on Powell comments, earnings

 

Dollar gains buoyancy after Powell’s upbeat comments about the U.S. economy

 

Treasury Yield Curve Is Heading for Inversion, Fund Managers Say

 

Gold is still dazzling market timers — and that's bearish

 

Bitcoin surges 10%, blows through $7,000 level

 

EDUCATION

 

University of Minnesota mulls expelling students for not using transgender pronouns

 

Americans Still Believe in Higher Ed's 'Public Good'

 

Kent State prof: To promote ‘social justice,’ gym teachers should stop separating kids by gender 

 

Questions Over Diversity on L.A. Community College Board

 

‘The Future of Tech Is Female’ 

 

ELECTION 2018

 

2018: Democrats lead GOP by 12 million registered voters, 40% D, 29% R, 28% I

 

ENERGY

 

Oil prices notch modest gains as traders weigh potential for change in global output

 

Energy Prices

 

US to Become World’s Top Oil Producer Within a Year, Says EIA

 

 

EUROPE

 

Switzerland: Muslim leader complains that “Islam is being reduced to problematic elements such as terror”

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks log best close in about a week

 

Europe Should Call Trump’s Bluff   (Spending 4 percent of the EU’s GDP on defense would boost sagging economies and protect the continent at a time when US leadership is lacking.)

 

EU protects firms as it fights US bid to isolate Iran

 

Sweden: Muslim preacher teaches Muslims to hate non-Muslims, children wash in mosque after being with Christians

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Former FBI Lawyer Lisa Page Said Anti-Trump Texts With Peter Strzok 'Mean Exactly What They Say'

 

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Fed's Powell: Years of strong jobs, low inflation still ahead  (Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome H. Powell)

 

Trade Barriers Threaten Wages and Growth, Fed's Powell Says  

 

FRANCE

 

France pulls in €18 billion through fighting tax fraudsters

 

British couple hit by lightning during violent storm in France

 

GERMANY

 

Police investigating after far-right crowd shout to 'sink' refugee rescue boat

 

German Amazon employees strike for better pay, health conditions

 

Environment group sues German government over nitrate threat

 

GOP

 

Poll: Corruption message gaining traction against GOP

 

Ohio GOP leader resigns over Trump-Putin Helsinki summit

 

HOMOSEXUALITY

 

Child Molesters Are Now Demanding To Be Included In The LGBT Community

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 Intel Chair: FBI, DOJ Obstructing Trump Probe in Hope of Dem Takeover in Congress (US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R) 

 

Ryan clashes with Trump allies over Rosenstein impeachment (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

Socialist Ocasio-Cortez Calls For Occupation of Airports, ICE Offices  (Democrat candidate US Representative of New York  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Socialist)

 

Infrastructure is No. 1 priority of a Democrat-controlled House, Sánchez says 

 

Key House Republicans: China Should Stop Cheating

 

‘These guys need to wake up’: House Republicans badly outraised in midterms

 

 

INDIA

 

Don’t Panic: India Tackles Women’s Safety With Technology

 

11-year-old girl in India raped by 17 men since January, police say

 

 

IRAQ

 

Iraq online shutdown cost ‘$40m a day’

 

Iraqi Protests Heat Up

 

 

ISLAM 

 

'We should be held accountable': Mayor says after Muslim children told to leave pool

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Tuesday, July 17, 2018)

 

Midnight ‘false alarm’ sends Golan residents running to shelters

 

With IDF poised to strike Hamas, is Israel’s Northern Front forgotten?  (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Army told to prepare for large-scale military operation in Gaza — report

 

Israel’s Knesset Rescinds Prime Minister’s Right to Declare War

 

Flaming balloon from Gaza lands in preschool near children at play

 

Israel Edging Closer to War as Netanyahu, Defense & Security Brass Convene for Assessment  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

In recording, Netanyahu boasts Israel convinced Trump to quit Iran nuclear deal

 

PA: Palestinians have a “right” to kill Israelis, PA will continue to pay the prisoners’ salaries

 

Amid technical woes, Iran security chief said to stand up Gaza crowd

 

After Hamas: Why Israel Fears A Power Vacuum in Gaza

 

Israel and EU ink agreement on fighting organized crime, cybercrime, terrorism

 

Watch: Hundreds of Syrians Approach Israel’s Border

 

Brawl at High Court between families of slain terrorists, Israeli victims

 

Greenblatt: Hamas is hurting everyone

 

US embassy in Jerusalem to cost nearly 100 times Trump’s estimate

 

Fatah: Teach children about Palestinian terror

 

Ocasio-Cortez criticizes ‘occupation of Palestine,’ but admits she’s no expert  (Democrat candidate US Representative of New York  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Socialist)

 

What Ireland’s Boycott Bill Means For Israel

 

Palestinians launch campaign to foil Anti-"Pay for Slay" bill

 

Knesset approves 'Breaking the Silence' law

 

U.N. warns of ‘precarious Gaza situation’ after Israel bans gas, fuel imports

 

Israeli airstrikes target fire kite-flyers in Gaza, 2 injured

 

The new era of Jewish terror

 

Israeli forces confiscate 120-dunam land in Bethlehem

 

Israeli forces demolish house, structures in East Jerusalem

 

JAPAN

 

Japan's growing plutonium stockpile fuels fears

 

EU and Japan Sign Historic Deal to Create One of World’s Biggest Open Trade Zones

 

Heatwave Blankets Japan, Kills 14 People Over Long Weekend

 

MALAYSIA

 

Malaysia: Muslim justifies his marriage to 11-year-old by saying he wanted to marry her since she was 7

 

MEDIA 

 

'Putin's poodle:' Newspapers around the world react to Trump-Putin meeting

 

Why Don’t The Washington Post And New York Times Have A Single Pro-Trump Columnist? 

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Columnist In Kuwaiti Daily: 'The Jews Are Known For Loathsome Traits... Deeply Rooted In All Jews, Forever And Ever'

 

New evidence of Qatar’s $1 billion ransom that funds terror

 

Opening Up Saudi Arabia’s ‘Forbidden’ Pre-Islamic Past

 

Jordanian Columnist: Recent Earthquakes In Region May Be Due To Testing Of Israeli Weapons Intended To Destroy Al-Aqsa, Church Of The Sepulcher 

 

MILITARY

 

Lawmakers: Funding disruptions that fueled readiness crisis, deadly accidents must stop

 

1 immigrant recruit no longer to be discharged as DOD explains effort to reduce security risks

 

VA employee advocates, lawmakers contend new law targets low-level workers and whistleblowers

 

Air Force OKs new hairstyles for women, off-duty earrings for men

 

5 dead in helicopter crash at South Korean marine base

 

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

Trump’s Blunt Talk Is Just What NATO Needs

 

PAKISTAN

 

AFP: “Taliban defeated by the quiet strength of Pakistan’s Buddha”

 

Violent Extremist or Political Candidate? In Pakistan Election, You Can Be Both

 

Pakistan election: Are more girls going to school?

 

RUSSIA

 

This ‘Russian election meddling’ nonsense is one of the phoniest things ever in American politics

 

Russians want to question US intel agents

 

Communists Brutally Murdered Russia’s Last Royal Family 100 Years Ago Today

 

Trump-Putin Meeting In Helsinki – Putin: 'The Cold War Ended Long Ago' – Part I

 

Russian Defense Ministry ready to enliven contacts with US partners to extend START Treaty

Russian Commentators: Tehran Threatened To Interdict All Oil Shipments Via The Strait Of Hormuz; A Conflict In The Gulf Would End The Tehran-Ankara-Moscow Triangle


Russian military ‘ready to work with US’ after Trump & Putin talk Syria, nuclear arms in Helsinki

 

Four Years On, What Do Russians Think About the Downing of MH17?  

 

SENATE

 

‘Capitalist to My Bones’: Left Stunned After Warren Declares Herself Pro-Free Market  (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)

 

McConnell refutes Trump: The EU "is our friend, the Russians are not"  (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky); AVIPP COMMENTARY: When Obama spewed his hatred for America McConnell remained silent.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Twitter suspended 58 million accounts in final months of 2017

 

The Bias Problem Plaguing America’s Social Media Platforms

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Scorching Heat Likely to Persist Until Mid-August

 

S. Korea to bolster legal support for inter-Korean businesses

 

69% of fine dust comes from China

 

STATES

 

The Socialists Are Coming: Another Far Left NYC Candidate Is Looking To Rock The Empire State

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT  

 

Pompeo to testify in Senate after criticism of Trump-Putin summit(US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo)

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Ten Commandments of the Supreme Court

 

SYRIA

 

Syrian army pounds city of Nawa, causing casualties, residents say  

 

TAIWAN

 

Taiwan puts second squad of US Apache helicopters into service

 

TURKEY

 

 

US wants Turkey to buy Patriot missiles, not Russian system

 

Turkey avoids US flak with Patriot missile bid

 

Raytheon missile defense chief: Turkey Patriot decision 'is all political'

 

Defense lawyer says Turkish court could release U.S. pastor

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 finishes with gain as commodity shares rise, pound drops

 

UK chief rabbi tears into Labour over anti-Semitism definition

 

 

British victim of Muslim rape gang was trafficked to Morocco for prostitution

 

UK: “Respected south Wales businessman” founds jihad cell accused of attacks in Bangladesh and plot in US

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

The Specious UN Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration 

 

VENEZUELA 

 

How Venezuela Struck It Poor

 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

No, the President Did Not Need to Meet with Putin

 

Trump’s Helsinki Discord

 

Trump is right about who’s to blame for bad relations with Russia

 

The Helsinki Summit Will Further Derange American Politics

 

A walk on the wild side as Trump meets Putin at Finland station

 

Trump Reverses Summit Remarks, Saying He Accepts Russia Meddled in Election

 

Trump says Iran in turmoil since US withdrew from nuke deal

 

Despite Botched Summit with Putin, Trump’s Policies Are Still Pressuring Russia

 

Blowback: Prominent voices come to Trump's defense after Putin summit

 

President Trump’s War at Home and Peace With Putin

 

Make America Apologize Again: Trump's Weakness and Equivocation With Putin Was Embarrassing

 

Trump says Air Force One to get 'red, white and blue' paint job

 

Left's Claims Of 'Treason' On Trump-Putin Talks Smack Of Dangerous Political Hysteria

 

Was the Helsinki Summit Worth It?

 

Helsinki Hysteria 

 

 

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