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Friday, July 21, 2017





In Today’s Issue:  




After Texas Cut Planned Parenthood Funding, Teen Abortions Fell 28% and Teen Births 24%


Justice Department seeks to prevent protesters from blocking entrance to Ky.’s last abortion clinic


David Daleiden Will Appeal $137,000 Fine for Exposing Planned Parenthood Selling Aborted Baby Parts


Abortion rights groups sue Texas to block procedure ban


“Pro-Life” Democrat Joe Manchin is a Traitor to Unborn Babies Because He Will Fund Planned Parenthood


Arkansas Board of Health Approves Rule for Abortion Law


Cecile Richards: If I’m Not “Pissing People Off” Then I’m Not “Doing My Job”


Hundreds of Extremists Plan to Descend on Kentucky's Last Abortion Clinic


Taxpayers Will Have to Pay Planned Parenthood’s $156,000 Legal Fees After It Got Away With Breaking the Law


Senate confirms judge who equated abortion with slavery


Texas Governor Greg Abbott Announces Support For Public Reports When Botched Abortions Injure Women


Huge Free-Speech Win in Illinois: Court Stops State From Forcing Pro-Lifers to Promote Abortions


Lawmakers put Chile's abortion law on hold


France Gives Its Highest Honor to Abortion Champion Simone Veil


Retailer faces boycott over refusal to lower cost of morning-after pill  (Britain)


Abortion Supporters Want United Nations to Push “Universal Access” to Abortion




US confirms air strike killed Afghan forces in friendly fire incident


Wanted: An Afghanistan Policy




Christian Student Killed in Spate of Boko Haram Attacks in Northeast Nigeria


For many African girls, menstruation means humiliation



Tenn. Inmates Can Get a Vasectomy to Shorten Their Jail Sentences (ACLU calls the program 'unconstitutional')




The Jewashing of George Soros  (Millions of Jews are anti-Semitic for calling out an anti-Semite.)




Insufficient funds in Vietnam




Topsy-turvy week for ASX


Australian dollar stung by RBA's rate comments


Australian solider arrested in Victoria for child pornography




Ford to petition to avoid U.S. recall of 2.5 million vehicles




Pet Lovers Decry NYC Law That Prohibits Dog Sitting Without Kennel License




TSX tumbles as Canadian dollar hovers near 80 cents US


PM criticizes Khadr 'domestic squabble' during NAFTA talks  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


Toronto housing market’s downturn may have an upside


Man who saved Toronto $50,000 is rebuked


'He was magic': Canadian rock legend Kenny Shields dies


Premier Wynne defends Hydro One purchase of U.S. utility that owns a coal plant


Thunder Bay, Ont., Mayor Keith Hobbs, wife and 1 other charged with extortion


Inmate died in solitary after dispute with prison officers


Ontario man charged after driving van off 60-foot cliff into Lake Erie: police


Nunavut boy uses Children's Wish to fly grandparents 3,400 km for a visit


FedEx Office stores closing in Canada


Star readers help female genital mutilation survivor reach fundraising goal


Liberals quash NDP push to question Justin Trudeau on NAFTA





Fact-free Israel-bashing comes to Capitol Hill




CIA Director Pompeo slams NY Times for outing covert officer (Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Mike Pompeo)


CIA director: 'I don't love' Wikileaks


CIA Director Pompeo says Russia in Syria to 'stick it to America'




Survey: Good deeds by Christians often go unseen




Halle Berry drinks half a pint of whiskey at Comic-Con panel




China taps a new export opportunity: education


China announces goal of leadership in artificial intelligence by 2030


China issues new guidelines on banned terminology in news


After US-China talks: No trade war but Xi-Trump bromance cools (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)


Chinese state media’s tribute to Xi is forceful rebuke of free press


Before Anniversary of Falun Gong’s Persecution, Xi Jinping Stresses Importance of Helping Petitioners


American student detained in China doing OK, senator's spokeswoman says


Exclusive: U.S. toughens stance on foreign deals in blow to China's buying spree


Dissident’s Death a Blow to Democratic Cause in China


Agents bar access to the 'free' wife of Liu Xiaobo




Food shortage fears as N. Korea faces worst drought in 15 years: UN


Google Earth technology used to map "crimes against humanity" in North Korea


What sanctions? North Korea economy grows at fastest pace in 17 years


US to bar Americans from traveling to North Korea




Dozens of Members of Congress Want Quick Vote to Grant Charlie Gard U.S. Residence for Treatment


House and Senate Set to Protect Consumers From an Overreaching Federal Agency


Democrats in U.S. Congress urge review of Amazon's Whole Foods deal


Sick of your Congressman? Elect a Veteran


US lawmakers want fresh sanctions on Hezbollah


Repeal and Unleash: Shrugging Off Government in Health Care


On Health Care, Bipartisan Dishonesty Is the Problem


Republicans Had Big Goals for 2017. It’s Not Going Well.


'Repeal and replace': Elitist scam




Former CBO Leaders Ask Lawmakers to Stop Bad-Mouthing Agency


CBO scores modified version of Senate GOP's repeal and replace plan




The Walmart Guy vs Anti-Capitalism Millennials




U.S. judge approves $11.2M settlement for hacked Ashley Madison users


California judge refuses to bring back Trump's sanctuary cities ban


Court shocker: Girl must use girls locker room


Republicans are working to keep you from your day in court


L.A. officials considering changes to gang injunction policy after lawsuit alleges constitutional violations


Man indicted for brawl that diverted Delta flight


White nationalist leader pleads guilty in Trump rally case


Judge weighs privacy in Utah prescription-drug database case





Did Officer Mohamed Noor get his job just because he’s Somali?


Justine Damond: Killed by “Islamophobia”  (Political correctness put her in the way of a “nervous, jumpy” Muslim cop who took her life.)


 Shocking moment man is stabbed in the chest outside a New York deli while eating his breakfast before staggering off and dying in the street


A 10-year-old’s mysterious and fatal encounter with opioids


Woman broke into home via doggy door, attacked kid, got stabbed: cops


Retired college professor who left his dog to die in a hot car three years ago is arrested after ANOTHER dog died the same way


Teens filmed, mocked and laughed while man slowly drowned


Why the war on cops is a war on all of us


"Didn't have to die": Police chief breaks silence on woman's shooting (Minnesota)


Ex-Miss Kentucky USA accused smuggling drugs into jail


Body found in trunk of car may be missing Ohio woman


Pennsylvania murder suspect had 40 prior police encounters




Trump Preparing Aggressive Response to Cyber Attacks




Another bizarre turn in Wasserman Schultz's latest hacking scandal (Former Democratic National Committee Chairman US Representative of Florida Debbie Wasserman Schultz)


The Democratic Party’s Billion-Dollar Mistake




Clinton Scandal Only Deepens — So Why Is Trump, Not Hillary, Targeted For Investigation?


New Democrat Slogan Recalls Papa John’s Jingle


Larry Elder: Collusion? What About Chinagate and Ted Kennedy's Outreach to the USSR?




Food Stamp Use Falls to Lowest Level in Seven Years


USDA Approves Release of GM Moths in New York




Ben Carson's is leading a quiet life in a chaotic Cabinet  (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development  Dr Ben Carson)





Government Climate Scientist: Native Alaskans Are In Danger Because I Was Reassigned  (A climate scientist at the Department of Interior claims the Trump administration reassigned him for talking about climate change.)


Interior Dept. pulls Glacier National Park’s top climate experts from Mark Zuckerberg’s tour




Legal Experts Weigh in on Trump’s Right to Be Riled at Sessions, DOJ  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


Dobbs: Time to Fire Mueller, Purge DOJ, Investigate DC Swamp as Promised  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


U.S. to drop charges against ex-J.P. Morgan traders in London Whale case


Trump should fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions


Mueller Expands His Probe a Again


Trump has 'no intention' to remove Mueller   


Tucker To Trump: 'For God's Sake, Lay Off Jeff Sessions'


Chris Collins: 'Standard legal practice' for Trump lawyers to scrutinize Mueller's team


Pro-Trump Voices Lay The Groundwork For Trump To Clean House At DOJ


Special Counsel Reaches Down Russian Rabbit Holes 


Sessions-Trump Feud Goes Beyond Usual Administration Rift  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


Mueller Expands Probe to Include Finances Despite Trump’s Objections


Trump supporters fear Mueller’s peek into business dealings will be fatal blow


Sessions learns loyalty can be a one-way street with Trump


Trump Aides Scour Mueller’s Team in Effort to Discredit


Mueller probes Manafort over possible money laundering


Holder defends Mueller: 'No basis to question the integrity of Mueller' (Former US Attorney General Eric H Holder Jr)




Mar-a-Lago requests permission for more foreign workers during "Made in America" week




Earthquake rocks Greece and Turkey: At least two dead and 100 injured as tremor hits holiday resorts


At least two dead and dozens hurt as powerful earthquake hits Greek and Turkish holiday resorts, triggering tsunami which sends tourists fleeing for their lives as buildings collapse


Strong quake rattles Turkey, Greek islands; at least 2 die




Wall Street dips as GE, energy shares weigh


Stocks Fall, Dollar Sinks as Politics Take a Toll: Markets Wrap


S&P 500, Nasdaq post weekly gains as stock market finishes session lower


Dodd-Frank Has Held Down the US Economy for Too Long


30-year Treasury yield notches largest weekly fall in more than 3 months


Brawn in an Age of Brains  (Does physical labor have a future?)


Euro at two-year high, Asian shares barely budge


Dollar Stays Weak on U.S. Politics; Aussie Falls: Markets Wrap


Gold logs highest finish in a month, up over 2% for the week


When Washington Snoozes, The Economy Wins


Beware of the curse of the number 7 in the stock market


Record S&P 500 Failing to Stem Steadiest Fund Outflow Since 2009




MIT built the ‘Shazam for food’ app that HBO’s 'Silicon Valley' couldn’t


Rahm Emanuel's Proposal Requires Approved Post-grad Plan or No Diploma  (Mayor of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel(D)


Minnesota Schools Adopt Transgender Toolkit for Kindergartners


Students petition college to close Chick-fil-A because it's 'homophobic'


An overdose, a young companion, drug-fueled parties: The secret life of a USC med school dean


Cutting Everything … Except Athletics  (Some Wright State faculty members wonder why the university’s athletics budget is protected, but nothing else is.)


Steve Lopez: USC bosses flunk the leadership test amid shocking allegations about former medical school dean


Education Spending in the Crosshairs


Berkeley could foot bill for Ben Shapiro event


Problems Beyond the $306M Dorm (Bethune-Cookman, a historically black university with a proud history, copes with impact of borrowing against its endowment, fighting in court with its alumni, affiliating with a for-profit law school and inviting Betsy DeVos to speak at commencement.)


Alleged conduct by former USC dean 'horrible and despicable,' med school head tells angry students


Proposed Federal Policy Would Cripple University Research




Egyptian-German Scholar Dr. Hamed Abdel-Samad Discusses Treatment Of Jews In Quran, Persecution Of Christians In Egypt




Denis McDonough defends Obama’s Russia hacking response in op-ed


Obama administration considered deploying military to counter Election Day cyberattacks: Report




Rep. Maxine Waters will run for President. ...If millennials demand it (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)


Maxine Waters' New Hampshire cameo spurs questions over possible 2020 presidential run  (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)


Dems See 2020 as a ‘Wide-Open Field’ for Taking the White House




Oil ends at a more than 1-week low with OPEC output expected to rise


Energy Prices




Ukraine's Future Is Brighter Than You Think


Meet the couple tandem biking across Europe to raise money for Syrian refugees


Traveling to Europe? Protect yourself from this preventable disease




European stocks log worst daily drop in 3 weeks as euro rallies


The EU Can't Afford to Ignore Europe's Migrant Crisis


Euro rally has room to run if this pattern continues to hold true


How Kaczynski Is Driving Poland Away from Europe  (Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the most powerful politician in Poland, is the architect of judicial reforms that have drawn massive criticism across Europe. As the Polish government chips away at checks and balances, is it possible the politician could drive the country out of the EU?)


Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France, Germany to talk Monday


It’s Time to Hit Poland in the Pocketbook (With its latest move, Poland’s ruling party has effectively ended rule of law. It’s long past time for the EU to cut off the budding autocrats to the east.)


Town Launched Gender Segregated Asylum Homes After Child Sex Abuse (Sweden)


European nations rebel against EU 'refugee' quotas




Activists Want Dutch Government to Legalize “Euthanasia Pill” to Kill Healthy People





Trump weighs dumping Garrett as Ex-Im nominee 




McDonald's delivery now includes onesies and sweats




FBI Turns Over 7,000 New Documents From Weiner’s Computer to State Department (Former US Representative of New York Anthony Weiner (D)




FTC probing allegations of Amazon's deceptive discounting




‘America First’: Who really wins?


"A World in Disarray" author Richard Haass on America's shrinking role as a global leader




France hit by drought: What you need to know about water restrictions


Up and coming French singer Barbara Weldens dies during concert


Macron under fire over defence spending, tax cuts and leadership style (French President Emmanuel Macron)


France's far-right begin soul-searching talks as Le Pen looks for fresh start


French-Dutch culture clash revealed in leaked Air France-KLM report


Paris: How did a 'whale' end up beached on the banks of the River Seine




Merkel may win election, but lose her finance minister (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)


Prosecutors file terror charges against ‘Isis ambassador in Germany'


Briton faces court over Deutsche Telekom cyber attack that hit 1 million German homes


German car giants formed cartel to secretly collude on diesel emissions: report


Germany Debates Tougher Stance Against Turkey




Paper: Future of Globalization ‘Shaken’ by Trump Victory, Nationalist ‘Political Earthquakes’




Study Attacks Large Families: Your Children are Causing Climate Change


A top Assembly Republican quits her leadership role to protest climate vote  (California)




YouTube redirects ISIS recruits to anti-terrorist videos




Maga, ‘Never Trump’ Face-Off in Race for Young Republican Chair




Ignorance and the Decline of Responsible Government in America




 Paul Krugman Explains Obamacare




The Medical Profession's Digital Revolution Is Here


AP-NORC Poll: Shift to political left seen on health care


Possible lead in tap water prompts New Orleans official to sound alarm 


Family's heartbreaking battle with E. coli


Doctor who linked kids' lead exposure to health issues dies




The History Behind The Movie ‘Dunkirk’


Lopez uses gender-neutral pronoun to describe relative




House Votes Overwhelmingly to Reauthorize DHS


Ryan's Challenge (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)


Republican budget at risk in the House


Dem lawmaker to Elon Musk: Build your hyperloop in Texas


Top Dems Slow Rolling Ethics Probe to Delay Investigation Into Obama Leaks


House clears path for Alaska’s long-awaited King Cove road


Ryan calls CBO's estimate of 22 million more uninsured "bogus"  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)




Syrian Refugees Came to Fresno. Fresno Wasn’t Ready.



Sanctuary city standoff looms as ICE director vows agent surge




J&K: Pak violates ceasefire, one jawan martyred


 Army to get enough ammo for short wars in 2yrs 


PM to inaugurate cyber space global conference on Nov 23 (Prime Minister Narendra Modi)


Crew fatigue to short cuts: Shocking lapses led to Indian Navy’s worst submarine accidents


Caught on microphone: What Israeli PM said on Modi


Fake Chinese parts in Indian Bofors gun: CBI books Delhi firm, Gun Factory officials


India among 10 nations accounting for 95% of HIV infections: UN report


Civilian killed as army fires at stone-pelting protesters in Kashmir’s Budgam


India-Japan civil nuclear deal finally comes into force


India says it has international backing in border dispute with China




Tea party wins 8-year battle with IRS




Trump Administration Still Doesn't Have an Iran Policy


The Iran Nuclear Deal Isn't Working


Avoiding War With Iran





‘No security, no protection’ for Mosul’s Christians after Islamic State


Mosul's hidden massacre: 40,000 civilians feared dead in battle to liberate city from Isis






Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Friday, July 21, 2017)


Three murdered in a stabbing attack in Halamish


Three dead, one wounded in West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  stabbing attack


How an Oregon-born immigrant to Israel found a job giving tours of Hamas tunnels 


Palestinians suspend official contacts with Israel


Arab MK says third Intifada has already begun


Egypt to Israel: Stop the escalation 


In Pictures: Day of violent clashes over Jerusalem's Temple Mount


Key suspect in submarine fraud probe turns state’s witness


Temple Mount terror puts the lie to Palestinian rage


Israeli hiker found dead in river in Georgia


All Palestinian Factions Call For Day Of Rage To Defend Al-Aqsa; Palestinian Authority Mufti: 'The Prayer Of Anyone Entering Al-Aqsa Mosque Via The Metal Detectors Is Null And Void'


Islamic Movement official: Israel ‘using chemicals’ to corrode Al-Aqsa Mosque


For the first time, Israel describes the aid work it carries out in Syria


Thousands protest against Israel in Amman, Istanbul, Beirut


Israel Maintains Control Over Riots, Security at Temple Mount and in Jerusalem


Gazans riot, throw stones at IDF troops along border fence (Israel Defense Forces)


Three Palestinians killed in Al-Aqsa clashes in Jerusalem, West Bank (Judea and Samaria)


Arab MK: ‘Whole Arab world will rise up’ if Israel doesn’t remove metal detectors


Palestinian, Israeli, and foreign officials express concerns over Al-Aqsa crisis


Body of Palestinian killed in clashes smuggled out of hospital


Scores of Palestinians wounded in Jerusalem in protest against Israeli measures at Al-Aqsa


Three Palestinians reported killed in protests in Jerusalem, West Bank (Judea and Samaria)


Israeli forces violently suppress Al-Aqsa protests in West Bank (Judea and Samaria) , Gaza


Israel won’t capitulate to violence, but wants to ‘lower the flames,’ minister says


Jerusalem mayor, ministers praise decision to leave metal detectors at Temple Mount


US envoy visits bereaved families of cops slain at Temple Mount


Palestinian social media targets Jerusalem police chief


Trump should dump PLO and jump-start Israel-Jordan negotiations  (“Palestine” Liberation Organization (PLO)


At least 2 Palestinians reported killed as protests draw to a close in tense Jerusalem


End the Propaganda Myth that Jerusalem is Holy to Muslims


Police leave metal detectors in place, bar young men from Jerusalem’s Old City


Report: Palestinian teen killed in east J'lem


Arab MKs try to reach Temple Mount amid clashes between protesters, police


Abbas asks Kushner to intervene in Temple Mount crisis (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


Security forces maintain vigilance as Jerusalem prayers conclude


Violence erupts outside Old City over Temple Mount restrictions


Clashes in Jerusalem following noon prayer


Palestinians Oppose Israeli Metal Detectors at the Temple Mount


Israel Seeks Stability and Goodwill in Aid to Syrians on Border


The Merkava 4: Why Hezbollah Should Be Afraid—Very Afraid  (Lessons learned in the 1973 and 2006 wars have transformed Israel’s chariot into one of the most impressive in the world.)




Bereaved N. Zealand family protests Japan's psychiatric care




Poll: Almost Half Of Leftists Say They Won't Be Friends With Trump Supporters




Fake news is ripping apart America, says . . . one of its biggest perpetrators


Fox's Jeanine Pirro runs defense for Trump, calling the Russia investigation a “fishing expedition”


Is the News Media an ‘Existential’ Threat?


Lefty journalists still protecting Ted Kennedy


Trump facing most hostile press coverage in history


LA Times Writer Apologizes for Sharing Unverified Story Attacking John McCain (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)




Mexican drug boss ate human flesh of victims in tamales


Mexico's Right should stop antagonizing Trump


More tourists report instant blackouts at resorts in Mexico




Qatar leader makes first address since Gulf crisis began


A 'white coup' in the House of Saud?


Saudis arrest prince after video appears to show abusive behavior




Mattis: I assume ISIS leader is alive   (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)


Pentagon Dumps $65 Million Into Mind-control Project


Exclusive: Pentagon Plans to Challenge Chinese Claims in S. China Sea


Stop Diverting Our Defense Dollars To Sex Change Surgery


Military building for info warfare


USS Milius deployment to Japan delayed amid ‘incredible’ workload in Asia-Pacific


Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon want to re-privatize the military. That would be a big mistake


10th Mountain Division soldiers tapped for fall Iraq deployment


C-5 Galaxy brake failure prompts pre-takeoff evacuation at Yokota in western Tokyo


Feds: Ex-soldier who stole from military aid groups is back to scamming people


Veterans will soon get to shop tax-free online with AAFES


Open burns, ill winds: Full extent of military-related pollution in US still a secret




Bandmates and friends of Linkin Park front man Chester Bennington arrive at his LA home after singer's shock 'suicide' which coincided with good friend Chris Cornell's birthday




Space agency to crowdsource origami designs for shield


Neil Armstrong's bag containing traces of moon dust sells at auction




Low-carb vs. low-fat: Before driving yourself batty, know this




Pentagon blocks $350 million aid to Pakistan


Pakistan rejected US State Dept assessment against Afghan Taliban


As Sharif clings on, smooth transition looks unlikely in Pakistan  (Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif)


Nawaz Sharif could get into trouble if his children failed to justify the source of money: SC


Nawaz Sharif warned his opponents not to test his patience




‘I’ve seen America, it’s lousy’: Duterte vows never to visit US  (President Rodrigo Duterte)


Playing on fears, Duterte guns for unchecked power 




Americans have never felt better, 74% very happy




US Postal Service Breaks Election Laws To Support Hillary, Media Silent




O.J. Simpson to Get Parole After Serving 9 Years in Prison


O.J. deserved to be granted parole — it's the law


What O.J. Simpson can teach us about parole




Levin fires back after NYT downplays his book sales




Church begun in 1794 holds 1st  Vacation Bible School


Gallup: Non-denominational Protestants on the rise




RNC raises $75.4 million so far this year




Chipotle Sued by Shareholder Following Latest Sickness Outbreak




The Magnitsky Affair and Russia’s Original Sin (Sergei Magnitsky's death at the hand of the state exposed the rot at the heart of Moscow. Its ripple effects have shaped Russian foreign and domestic policy ever since.)


Russian minister explains why Far East investment is booming


Rare ‘Putin Watch’ Fetches More Than $1 Mln at Monaco Auction  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Russia's foreign minister jokes there may have been more meetings between Trump and Putin (Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov)


Why Would You Want Putin as a Friend?


Siemens Cuts Ties With Russian State Companies Over Crimea Breach


Russia’s Financial Support for Anti-Fracking Groups Is No Coincidence


Putin doesn't rule out running in 2018 presidential race


Exclusive: Moscow lawyer who met Trump Jr. had Russian spy agency as client


Chinese military vessels enter Russia’s Baltic for 1st  time as joint drills kick off


Russia's new advanced corvette to take part in Navy Day parade in Far East  


Obama stood up to Russian interference. Now Trump must follow through.


Many gay men in Chechnya live in the shadows




Without John McCain, the Senate could move further to the right  (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)


Rand Paul On Trump: 'Every Day I Wake Up And Say, "It Could Have Been Hillary" ' (US Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul (R)


Conservative Groups Call on Senate to Repeal Obamacare


Under fire for opposing health bill, Mike Lee hits back  (US Senator of Utah Mike Lee (R)


What’s Wrong With These People? (Do Lisa Murkowski, Rob Portman, and Shelley Moore Capito expect to ever get votes from Republican voters again?)


Stop the feds from taking your stuff (By US Senator of Utah Mike Lee (R)


Senate GOP eyes Tuesday for health care vote, but exact plan up in the air


Elizabeth Warren’s Out-of-State Fundraising Haul (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)


Kamala Harris and Rand Paul: To Shrink Jails, Reform Bail (US Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul (R)/ US Senator of California Kamala Harris (D)


Senate confirms John Bush, Trump’s 6th Circuit Court pick


Grassley Threatens Trump Jr., Manafort With Subpoena if They Don’t Testify (US Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley (R)


John McCain tweets he’ll ‘be back soon’ to Senate after brain cancer diagnosis  (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)


John McCain’s warning to his foes in Congress


The everyday patriotism of John McCain


John McCain’s Brain Cancer, and Mine


Glioblastoma: Rare, deadly and incurable brain cancer 


Don’t get distracted: The GOP’s cruel health-care plan isn’t dead yet


Graham tells GOP "moment of reckoning" is coming on immigration   (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)


Mark Warner: 'Extremely disturbing' if Trump is considering pardons at this stage of Russia probe  (US Senator of Virginia Mark Warner (D)


Trump's trouble with Senate moderates


Lindsey Graham meets with Kushner on Capitol Hill


The GOP's looming health-care disaster is the whole party's fault


Confusion surrounds health-care bill


GI Bill expansion, identical to House legislation, introduced in Senate


As the healthcare bill goes down, it's another bad week for male separatists


Rand Paul opens door to backing healthcare bill on key hurdle  (US Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul (R)


Mo Brooks works to outflank Luther Strange among conservatives in Alabama race




On Reddit, Intimate Glimpses of Opioid Addiction




Lacking Seoul? Why South Korea's thriving capital is having an identity crisis




'US wants to improve, not renegotiate FTA'


The village dividing North and South Korea


UN envoy warns Koreas against ‘politicizing’ defectors


Seoul renews calls for NK to accept dialogue


N.Korea Ignores Proposal of Military Talks


Unmanned 'Smart' Stores Threaten Minimum-Wage Jobs


7 out of 10 women quit jobs after being sexually assaulted


Korea dismisses diplomat in Ethiopia suspected of raping female worker


Government protection of defectors called into question


'Koreas should not politicize issue of NK restaurant workers'




Forensic experts open Salvador Dalí's coffin for DNA test, court says




SEC :Ole Miss football coach made call to number tied to escort service


Tim Tebow flourishing, but in 'dangerous place'


MLB Scoreboard





Hawaii is making plans for a North Korean missile attack. Tourism officials are not pleased


Andrew Cuomo’s Edifice Complex  (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)


California fire's growth is stunted, but 50 homes destroyed


Extreme heat causing severe storms near Buffalo


Transgender woman takes selfie with unwitting Republican Governor   (Governor of Texas Greg Abbott (R)


Cuomo’s bridge lights can’t blind New Yorkers to their subway hell  (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)


For young California homeowners, a proposed 2018 initiative could make buying a new house a lot less expensive


Baby drowns after falling into bucket of water (North Carolina)


Fla. house where OJ Simpson lived listed for $1.3M


15-pound bag of frozen pork lands on family's Florida home




State Dept. Blames Israel for Terrorism, Claims Palestinians Rarely Incite Attacks


State Department, Religious Freedom Watchdog Denounce Russian Ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses




Two years after Obergefell, no land rush on gay marriage




Lebanon’s Hezbollah launches Syria border operation




Path of Chinese planes monitored: MND


Weak Rules, Little Punishment Lead to Fistfights in Taiwan's Parliament


Manufacturing growth forecast raised


Update: Taiwan’s first self-made satellite almost misses its flight to US after paperwork scare


KMT calls for immediate ban on US beef imports


Part-time educators facing the axe


Technical colleges seek more funding


China forbids terms 'Formosa' and 'Republic of China'


Report: US Navy monitored China’s Liaoning across Taiwan Strait


EPA to extend ban on free plastic bags from next year




Professionals and Managers: You’re Next (Automation may replace skilled workers sooner than you expect.)


Spam and scam calls are going mobile


Is the U.S. ready for self-driving cars?


If you use Wi-Fi on your iPhone, get this security update




Teen internet addiction cited as growing concern




TV Backlash for HBO's 'Confederate' intensifies




Hundreds died in Rohingya camps on Thai-Malaysia border




America Doesn't Need Tariffs to Compete with China


NAFTA Renegotiation Objectives Would Diminish U.S. Sovereignty





Exxon Mobil Fined for Violating Sanctions on Russia





Erdogan tells Germany to ‘pull itself together’ as rift deepens   (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)


74 percent of Syrians in Turkey want Turkish citizenship: Poll


Turkish ultranationalist group stones Istanbul synagogue during protest against al-Aqsa restrictions


205 Turks evacuated from Greek island of Kos after strong quake


Ankara urges calm as tensions rise in Jerusalem


Turkey’s giant hospital project lures $1.5 billion financing from int’l investors


Germany freezes arms shipments to Turkey: Report


Fight against terror number one foreign policy issue in Turkey, says poll


Number of Turkish startups up 8.5 pct in June: Association


Turkey’s banks see weak demand for project finance deals





FTSE 100 ends lower, but retains grip on weekly gain


Charlie Gard’s Parents Storm Out of Court After Hospital Releases New Scan to Court, Not Them


Charlie Gard’s Parents, Not the State, Must Decide His Fate

Judge Says Charlie Gard’s Parents Can’t Take Him to U.S. Even Though He Was Given U.S. Residency


 What to do for little Charlie Gard


Prince Harry launches new initiative from brain injury charity Headway


PM urged to prevent Saudi executions  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)


Mother has ‘gut instinct’ that her three-year-old has brain tumour despite being mistakenly diagnosed with hayfever


Supreme court: Lady Hale reported to become court's first female president


UK's crowded skies 'reach capacity'


U.K. gov't demands 'queer theology'in seminaries


Sex and drug pupil exclusions top 11,000


Cheap alcohol causing Scots drinkers to die aged 51


Apology demanded after airport terror stop


New 'Dr. Death' peddling suicide in Britain


Indian visa row charity trip sent home


£1bn Edinburgh City Deal set to create 21,000 jobs


Migration data measures 'need overhaul'


UK's first sign language poetry slam


Brexit: Cabinet accepts transition will mean years of free movement


EU calls for UK 'clarification' on Brexit


Face veil ban: Muslim mother takes legal action against school


'Gang links' to acid attacks in capital





Plot to replace Europeans with refugees exposed (UN document reveals 2000 plan to push massive migration.)





As Venezuela’s Democracy Heads Over a Cliff, Where’s the International Response?


Venezuela strike erupts into violence leaving 2 dead


Clashes as millions strike in Venezuela




Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Report: Anthony Scaramucci Expected to Be Named White House Communications Director


Steve Bannon’s disappearing act


Trump shuffles legal team: Cobb takes lead from Kasowitz


Trump's war of attrition against Obamacare


Scaramucci Says He Has Enormous Respect for Bannon


Schiff, Warner launch preemptive strike on Trump pardons (US Representative of California Adam Schiff (D)/ US Senator of Virginia Mark Warner (D)


Scaramucci Still Has Unfinished Business in China


There Is No Trump Doctrine, and There Will Never Be One (Six months into the President’s term and it’s already clear that small wins and tactical deals do not amount to a strategy of any sort.)


Spicer resigns as White House press secretary


Great Trump: Promised To Cut Two Regulations For Every New One. He's CRUSHING That.


Exclusive: Jared Kushner's White House connection still being used to lure Chinese investors


Trump’s breathtaking surrender to Russia


Trump axes 860 Obama regulations, 179 from ‘secret’ list


The Eight Best Moments from Donald Trump’s Interview with the New York Times


Trump to Pick Openly Gay Former Diplomat for Ambassador to Germany


Trump Is His Own Worst Enemy


White House: Trump ‘Has Confidence’ in Sessions (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


Ex-Obama official who urged anti-Trump 'leaking' lobs new accusations at president


John Bass to be nominated ambassador to Afghanistan


Want to sue Trump? Take a number.


Everything You Need to Understand About Trump and Russia


Trump’s lawyers explore pardoning powers and ways to undercut Russia investigation


If Dr. Trump Were Your Surgeon ...


What a president with nothing to hide would say to the New York Times


How Fear of Falling Explains the Love of Trump


Marc Kasowitz to take reduced role in Trump's legal team as part of shakeup of Russia probe defense team


Trump falsely claims Japanese first lady doesn’t speak English


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