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Sunday, July 23, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue:  

 

ABORTION

 

Eyewitnesses take you inside abortion 'house of horrors' (Book reveals shocking truth about notorious 'provider' Kermit Gosnell.)

 

U.S. abortion support groups put on more public face

 

Judge: Stop forcing pregnancy centers to promote abortion

 

Abortion items muddle prospects of health bill

 

What a Ban on Insurance for Abortions Means for Women with High-Risk Pregnancies (Texas)

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Taliban leader’s son ‘succeeded’ in suicide attack mission

 

 

AFRICA

 

The Lives of Ethiopia’s Youth, Centered on a Leaf

 

He brought Burundi’s first robotics team to the U.S. to inspire his country. Then, the teens disappeared.

  

ASIA

 

Taxation desperation in Vietnam

 

Pollution Hanoi is choking on the fumes of 5m motorbikes, but can ban break its habit?

 

AUSTRALIA

 

Charlie Gard: Could a personal and legal tragedy of a terminally ill baby happen in Australia?

 

Norfolk Islanders say census result hurts bid for self-determination

 

CANADA

 

Islamic Terrorist Threat From Canada Higher Than That coming from Mexico

 

Intellectual property could be key as Canada and U.S. compete for frigate-building bids

 

'I can't believe she's really gone': Family, friends mourn 13-year-old found dead in B.C. park

 

 

 CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

 

New C.D.C. Chief Saw Coca-Cola as Ally in Obesity Fight

 

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

'Bible Answer Man' urged by founder's family to resign (Eastern Orthodox-convert Hanegraaff appeals to 'mere Christianity.')

 

 COMMUNIST CHINA

 

China's Strategy in Asia Is Simple: Kick America Out

 

Why the U.S. Navy Shouldn't Fear China's 'Hunt for Red October' Missile Submarines

 

China's communists: Atheism mandatory for members

 

CONGRESS

 

How Washington forgot how to govern

 

To counter ‘The Art of the Deal,’ Democrats are set to unveil ‘A Better Deal’

 

Congress Agrees on Sanctions for Russia, Defying White House

 

Repeal-and-replace is probably doomed. Congress rarely works along party lines.

 

 COURTS

 

Texas man ordered to pay $65G in child support for kid who isn't his

 

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

'Good girl' cheerleader charged with killing, burying newborn

 

17 MS-13 Gang Members Arrested for Brutal Slayings on Long Island

 

Minneapolis: Muslim cop who shot unarmed woman was fast-tracked onto police force

 

Bachmann: 'Firing isn't enough' for killer cop Mohamed Noor (Former US Representative of Minnesota Michelle Bachmann (R)

 

Calls for Answers in Police Shooting’s Wake (The killing of Justine Damond by a Minneapolis police officer caused a global uproar, leaving loved ones and neighbors in both Australia and Minnesota in agony with unanswered questions.)

 

Man arrested in connection with sexual assaults in Beverly Hills

 

Fourth man is arrested in horrific Queens sex attack: Twenty-year-old is charged with 'forcing a woman, 50, to perform oral sex at gun point' just a block away from her church  

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

De Blasio's Subway Follies (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

Panel affirms election of Eric Bauman as leader of the California Democratic Party amid rancor

 

We like to party! Never-before seen video emerges of former first lady Michelle Obama at Beyoncé's private birthday bash last year

 

Gay leather bar owner runs for governor in Texas

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Trump Has Himself, Not Sessions, to Blame for the Limitless Mueller Investigation  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions/ Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Sessions calls on local officials to comply with immigration crackdown

 

Exposing the New York Times’ hypocrisy on Jeff Sessions (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Mueller 'wants to turn Paul Manafort against his former Trump campaign colleagues in Russia probe by using the threat of money laundering charges' (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

EARTHQUAKE

 

Greece and Turkey Clear-up struggle begins after quake that killed two

 

EDUCATION

 

Welcome to the U.S. university, where everything is white people's fault

 

Claremont college suspends students for demonstration against pro-police speaker

 

Harvard alums furious over proposal to ban elite social clubs

 

USC moves to fire, ban from campus former medical school dean over 'egregious behavior'

  

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

Scott Pruitt Is Ready To Make The EPA Great Again  (Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt)

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Orban: “Europe must regain sovereignty from the Soros empire,’ build border wall to stop ‘Muslimized Europe’ (Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban)

 

 Euro’s scorching rise could dampen faith in equity markets

 

FRANCE

 Popularity tumbles for France's Macron: poll (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

French Nazi collaborator Petain's tomb vandalised

 

France's far-right National Front keeps euro-exit stance

 

French Alps: Austrian falls to death on Mont Blanc

 

GERMANY

 

Germany's Gay Pride march celebrates same-sex marriage law

 

 German Scientists Will Be Studying The Brains Of Holocaust Victims, And Now The German Government Is Talking About Creating Nuclear Bombs

 

Germans are learning to love Germany again, and Chancellor Merkel is taking note (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Four German women could face death penalty for joining ISIS

 

Gay Marriage Supporters Celebrate in Germany

 

Isis German girl arrested in Mosul is missing Linda Wenzel, say authorities

 

Top Merkel aide says Turkey's conduct 'unacceptable'

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

America’s becoming a world energy leader – even as it leads in the fight against climate change

 

David Usborne: Trump jilted the Paris Accord but America may yet do its part 

 

GOP

  Jeb calls out GOP for backing Trump amid Russia scandals (Former Governor of Florida Jeb Bush)

 

GREECE

 

Tourists and residents flee buildings after two strong aftershocks hit Kos

   

HEALTH CARE

 

HPV vaccine: Why aren't children getting it?

 

Immunotherapy: A new weapon against cancer

  

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Republicans brewing Russian scandal to target greens

 

Vet groups urge House to reject plan to fix VA's budget gap 

House to vote on measure preventing Trump from lifting Russian sanctions 

 

HUMAN TRAFFICKING

 8 found dead in sweltering trailer in suspected human trafficking case

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Cops Grow Concerned Sanctuary Policy Change Will Lead to Explosion of Violence

 

Gorka: MSM Hosts Like Jake Tapper Still ‘Licking Their Wounds’ from Beatdowns

 

INDIA

 

India kick-starts ‘mother of all underwater def deals’

 

A terrible beauty is born in the geopolitics of Kashmir

 

 Local intelligence spurs J&K anti-terror operations

 

Venkaiah Naidu's warning to Pakistan on terror: 'Recall what happened in 1971'

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

 

US must regain its infrastructure advantage

 

 

IRAN

 

Iran, Iraq vow to boost military ties

 

Iran launches new missile program in face of possible US sanctions

Stop playing games with the Iranian nuclear deal 

 

IRAQ

 

How ISIS nearly stumbled on the ingredients for a ‘dirty bomb’

 

Does the New York Times Want America In Iraq for One Hundred Years?

 

Distinctive church among the survivors in Mosul 

 

ISLAM

 

No Trespassing On Islam!

 Town Renamed ‘Trump Village’ — 80% Muslim!

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Sunday, July 23, 2017)

 

Hours before murderous attack, Fatah encouraged Palestinians to "rage," called for "escalation" and glorified death

 

Thousands Pay Respects to Salomon Family

 

Arab League says Israel ‘playing with fire’ at holy site

 

Kushner leading efforts to end Jerusalem crisis

 

Lapid lauds residents of illegal outpost slated to be demolished (Former Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid)

 

Regavim: Israeli Arabs Building Illegal Mega-Mansion on State Land

 

Abbas confirms he halted security coordination, warns Israelis will ‘lose’ (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Jerusalemites continue praying outside Al-Aqsa compound in protest of Israeli measures

 

Terror at Halamish: When a family’s Shabbat celebration turned into a bloody massacre

 

Netanyahu Firm on Metal Detectors as Police Add Security Cameras on Temple Mount (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Israel open to returning bodies of Temple Mount attackers — report

 

Riots continue in Jerusalem, two Border Policemen injured

 

Ex-Gaza strongman says Hamas deal will open border

 

IDF Using Halamish Massacre to Promote Restraint Against Terrorists  (Israel Defense Forces)

 

In Jerusalem, some Muslims warn religious war is imminent, others say it’s begun

 

Halamish attack: The writing was on the wall

 

Reports of ‘attempted security breach,’ 1 killed at Israeli embassy in Jordan

 

Palestinians injured in Jerusalem, West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  clashes

 

Temple Mount Crisis: Violence Risks Spiraling Out Of Control

 

Security cabinet holds emergency meeting over escalating tensions

 

'She saw her husband's body on the floor' (Father of woman who survived brutal terror attack: 'They threatened her life and the lives of her children.')

 

Gaza rocket hits open area in southern Israel, no injuries

 

Halamish attacker's home to be demolished as Israeli ministers call for death penalty

 

In Halamish, missed clues, lax security let terrorist in 

 

International efforts in motion to defuse Jerusalem tensions

 

PA and Hamas both call for national unity over Al-Aqsa, on their own terms

 

Watch: Clashes resume as Palestinians burn cardboard metal detectors in Bethlehem

 

 Trump sends Greenblatt to Israel to defuse Temple Mount crisis

 

Pope Calls for Dialogue and Moderation After Jerusalem Violence

 

Friends With Benefits? Israel’s Costly Deals with Dictators

 

Stunning claim! Palestinians prosper from Jews' West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  presence

 

 

JAPAN  

 

Fukushima Robot images show massive deposits thought to be melted nuclear fuel  

 

JORDAN

 

Jordanian killed and Israeli wounded at Amman embassy ‘incident’: security source

 

LEBANON

 

Lebanese army: Arsal is not our battle


MARIJUANA

 

L.A. voters want to legalize marijuana, so why won't city leaders do it?  

 

MEDIA

 

Kellyanne Conway: Russia coverage is out of whack

 

In a town that was always changing, viewers could count on Jim Vance

 

Jim Vance, legendary D.C. news anchor, dies at 75

  

MEXICO

 

Mexico's bloody drug war is killing more people than ever

 

The Wall With Mexico, and Xanadu

  

MIDDLE EAST

 

Mine blast kills Saudi soldier near Yemen border

 

MILITARY

 

Homeless, 84-year-old war veteran twins helped by Veterans Affairs, donations from community

 

Message to Republicans: In War there is No Substitute for Victory

 

American soldiers stationed in Ukraine turn 1st  responders

 

Member of elite Navy unit has come out as transgender

 

Top general says Russians could force US out of Syria, as Congress strikes deal to slap them with new sanctions

 

Calif. couple thankful for support after Marine son's death in Mississippi plane crash

 

USS Fitzgerald crash 'was navy's own fault'

  

NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE

 

$53M to go to U.S. national park maintenance, infrastructure

 

NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

 

NSA chief: Now is 'not the best time' for US-Russia cyber unit

 

NUTRITION 

 

Food for thought: Your diet and cancer

 

PAKISTAN 

 

Pakistan: 22-year-old Muslim takes 5-year-old bride

 

PHILIPPINES 

 Marawi Standoff Enters Third Month, Underlining Crisis in Philippines

 

PRISONS

 

Why O.J. still has a sick ability to charm us 

  

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE (RNC)

 

Republicans blow out Democrats out of the water on fundraising - wonder why?

 

RESTAURANT INDUSTRY

 

New York restaurant bans parents from having more than one drink if they are dining with their children

  

RUSSIA

 

 Russian ambassador whose meetings with Trump campaign officials loom large in investigations of Moscow's 'meddling in elections' ends tenure in Washington

  

SCIENCE

 

Meet the lab-coat liberals  (Dismayed by President Trump’s views on climate science and other research issues, scientists are storming the campaign trail.)

 

SENATE

 

Thune: Trump will sign Russia sanctions measure, Senate to vote this week on ObamaCare  (US Senator of South Dakota John Thune (R)

 

Co-Founder Of Firm Behind Trump-Russia Dossier Will Plead The Fifth

 

Treating glioblastoma, the brain cancer afflicting John McCain  (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

Rand Paul Says He's Looking for a Healthcare Solution, Slams "Pork Fest" Bill (US Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul (R)

 

Senator Kid Rock. Don’t laugh.

 

Manchin Opponent ‘Sick and Tired’ of Him Pretending He Cares About West Virginians  (US Senator of West Virginia Joe Manchin III (D)

 

Rand Paul: Buying American isn't necessarily the right choice

 

GOP wrestles with soaring deductibles in healthcare bill

 

Schumer: Dems, not Russia, are to blame for loss to Trump (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)

 

Chuck Schumer: On Health Care, 'Single Payer Is on the Table'

 

Sen. McCain goes on hike after cancer diagnosis

 

What we can all learn from John McCain

 

Sen. Gardner stays cool as pro-Obamacare activists target him with sit-ins, shout-downs

 

For John McCain, character comes through after cancer diagnosis

 

Cruz: Amendment to Senate health bill would lower premiums, giving GOP a 'big win'  (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)

 

SOCIAL MEDIA  

 Facebook censor: “When I can save someone from seeing something, I find that really good”

 
 SOUTH KOREA

 

 149 dogs rescued from South Korean 'dog eating' festival

 

North Korea is on the march. If we want peace, South Korea's economic success is absolutely crucial

 

 

SPORTS

 

It's a slam dunk: End federal subsidies for sports stadiums

 

NBA star fires back after internet says son is too white

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

Two-Thirds of States Add More Jobs Under Trump Government

 

Rancher, Sheriff in Dramatic Clash over Seized Horses (North Dakota)

 

State Takes Children From Oregon Parents Claiming Their IQ is Too Low

 

State voting officials fume after leak shows feds considered armed troops to protect elections

 

New Jersey raises age for tobacco sales to 21, joining California and Hawaii

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Family 'robbed' of land by gov't fights back (Nationwide campaign launched to overturn US Supreme Court.)

 

Supreme Court decisions hurt opponents of Trump's travel ban, legal expert says

 

SYRIA

 

 Lebanon’s Hezbollah, Syrian Army Advance in Border Offensive: Reports

 

TAIWAN

 

 Taiwan's Taoists protest against curbs on incense and firecrackers

 

TURKEY

 

Protesters detained in Turkey as part of government's widening crackdown

 

Turkey re-arrests activists in Amnesty case involving German, Swedish citizens: group

 

King Salman, Erdogan hold talks (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Turkish MP: “There is no use in teaching math to a child who does not know the concept of jihad”

 

Turkey Wages War on ‘Enemies’ in Business World

   

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

UK Parliament report admits data on Muslim migrants “woefully inadequate” and “flawed”

 

Divided UK, Inconclusive Election Could Put Brakes on Brexit

 

UK: Muslim mother takes legal action against school over face veil ban

 

UK woman banned from daughter’s school over face veil

 

Hospital staff treating terminally ill Charlie Gard sent death threats

 

Charlie Gard and the Experts

 

‘Rush’ to detect dementia attacked by NHS expert

 

Charlie Gard’s parents curse, sob and storm out of courtroom over latest brain scan

 

 Alex Salmond: Indyref2 will come right as Brexit goes wrong   (Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond)

 

The last British lynx was killed 1,300 years ago. Now the wild cat may be poised for a comeback.

 

Gay men 'to be allowed to give blood three months after having sex'

 

Follow Blair on rebels, Corbyn urged  (Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair)

 

'The things I'd have said to her... if I knew it was the last time we'd speak': William and Harry's agony over final phone call with Diana as they share unseen photos - including one of princess pregnant

 

VENEZUELA 

 

OAS Secretary General: Cuba Has 'Occupation Army' in Venezuela

 

Violinist injured as Venezuelan protest violence flares and country braces for a fresh general strike 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Trump tweets Democrats are laughing at 'Russian Witch Hunt,' Republicans do 'very little' to protect him

 

‘Made in America.’ So What?

 

Scaramucci vows to take 'drastic action' to stop White House leaks

 

Trump lawyer: Supreme Court will decide on presidential self-pardon

 

Scaramucci: Trump still doesn't accept intelligence conclusion on Russia

 

Trump to make test run visit to Britain, report says

 

Trump lawyer says it's open question whether president could pardon himself

 

Scaramucci: New White House communications strategy needed

 

Trump's approval: How low can he go?

 

Scaramucci lauds Breitbart in first interview since entering White House

 

You like Steve Bannon? See his great film

 

That's cold! Sean Spicer 'stole a mini-fridge from White House junior staffers under the cover of darkness'  (Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer)

 

On Russia Inquiry, Trump Turns to Clintons’ Playbook

 

In early morning tweetstorm, Trump vents about Russia, Clinton, Comey, Don Jr., healthcare and the media

 

Trump: USS Ford is '100,000-ton message to the world'

 

Amid widening Russia investigation, Trump tweets that the president 'has complete power to pardon'

 

Trump flirts with impeachment if he threatens Mueller (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Jared Kushner’s Got Too Many Secrets to Keep Ours

 

The clock may have just run out on the White House press corps

 

The Bogus Voter-Fraud Commission

 

No matter what he does, history says Trump will never be popular

 

Jared Kushner, the Prince of Having It Both Ways

 

Scaramucci announces deletion of his old tweets. Their contents make clear why he’d want them gone.

 

The Mooch and the Mogul

 

Trump jets back to DC and heads straight for the golf course after attending commission for $12.9 billion warship

 

Who is Anthony Scaramucci? Trump's new spin doctor

 

There's no real reason for on-camera White House press briefings

 

 

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