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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Senate Advances Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood Abortion Business

 

Senate Casts First Vote Tuesday on Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

 

Closed: Planned Parenthood Stops Doing Abortions at Indiana Clinic Because It Can’t Protect Women’s Health

 

Suit aims to block law making pregnancy centers 'advertise' abortion

 

Planned Parenthood Headquarters Injures Two More Women in Botched Abortions

 

Texas Senate tackles special session abortion bills

 

New York Times Cheers WNBA for Embracing Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

 

House panel approves abortion complications bill  (Texas)

 

Abortionist Caught With Bloody Surgical Instruments Covered in Human Tissue Faces Trial

 

Sorry Planned Parenthood, Iowa's abortion waiting period is a boon for moms and babies

 

Abortion opponents let Kentucky clinic buffer zone stand

 

Abortion opponents challenging clinic buffer zone (Kentucky)

 

How Crisis Pregnancy Center Clients Rely On Medicaid

 

Senate Parliamentarian May Have Killed Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood, Possible Solution Emerges

 

Pro-Lifers Will Protest For a Week at the Last Remaining Kentucky Abortion Clinic

 

Second Canadian Province Approves Free Abortions

 

India court hears 10-year-old rape victim's abortion plea

 

Abortion drug will be made available at no cost to all women in Alberta  (Canada)

 
ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME (AIDS)

 

Girl born with HIV is virtually virus-free, doctors report

 

The Immorality of U.S. HIV/AIDS Overspending

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Videos suggest Russian government may be arming Taliban

 

 

AFRICA

 

Muslim Terrorists Go Door-To-Door Searching For And Shooting Every Person Who Says He Is A Christian (Kenya)

 

Rival Libyan leaders commit to cease-fire

 

Book about Nelson Mandela's medical treatment stirs dispute  (Some relatives of Nelson Mandela say a new book by a former military doctor that documents the South African leader's treatment before his 2013 death...)

 

Migrants traveling through Libya are suffering at the hands of smugglers

 

Foreign governments must 'pressure South Sudan to end epidemic of rape'

 

AIRLINES

 

Passengers take down ‘disruptive customer’ sprinting towards cockpit

 

ASIA

 

Alarming: Chinese 'threats to attack' Vietnamese bases

 

ASSISTED SUICIDE

 

Doctor Told Mom She Was “Selfish” for Not Killing Her Disabled Daughter in an Assisted Suicide (Canada)

 

Legalizing Assisted Suicide is Dangerous – Just Look at Canada

 

AUSTRALIA 

 

ASX rebounds, but lacks conviction ahead of CPI

 

Is inflation at risk from a higher Aussie?

 

How Australia's most wanted killer survived hidden at Dubbo Zoo

 

Australian minister quits after finding out he may also be Italian

 

Australia: Muslim leader calls for Sharia, says opponents of Islamic law are bigots

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Ford says new Mustang GT will be its quickest yet

 

BIG GOVERNMENT 

 

Federal agencies can scale down by buying out their youngest employees

 

 

BOY SCOUTS

 

Reporters Furious Over Trump’s Boy Scouts Speech

 

Trump addresses Boy Scouts at national summit in West Virginia

 

Trump Launches Into Political Tirade at Boy Scouts Jamboree

 

From ‘fake media’ to Clinton, Trump brings political attacks to the Scout Jamboree

 

Trump takes jab at Obama in speech to Boy Scouts

 

Boos for Obama as Trump speaks at Boy Scout jamboree

 

CANADA

 

TSX buoyed by metals, energy stocks as loonie holds just below 80 cents U.S.

 

Man charged with 1st-degree murder after stabbing of pregnant wife, death of baby

 

Man who took $400,000 from Toronto cancer charity tells judge he wants to 'make good'

 

Nursing college didn't investigate Wettlaufer firing because she admitted errors

 

Plug pulled on LNG export facility proposed for Port Edward, B.C.

 

New home sales soar in June, as condos dominate market

 

Polygamous leader found guilty of having 25 wives

 

Canada: Prof reports to “Hate Bias Unit” criticism of policies that led to Muslim cop’s killing of unarmed woman

 

Trudeau government: Respect for human rights of others only voluntary (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Canadian government considered charging Omar Khadr with war crimes, treason and terror-related offenses

 

It's the most venomous thing in Canadian waters — and it keeps washing up in Nova Scotia

 

 

CAPITOL HILL

 

Capitol Hill Republicans — Starting With Paul Ryan — Need a Backbone (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

 

Salmonella outbreak tied to yellow papayas

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Post-Christian America: Gullible, Intolerant, and Superstitious


Stunner! Look Who’s Now 'Spying' On Christians in West

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China has upgraded its Dongfeng missile: report

 

China defends repatriation of North Koreans

 

China to 'step up' troop deployment against India; China buzzes US recon plane

 

 China fires back at US accusations over encounter

 

China to US: 'Stop dangerous military activities'

 

China preparing for crisis along North Korean border: report

 

China's New Challenge: How to Win the Soft-Power War

 

Chinese shipbuilders tap rising cruise demand, rattle European rivals

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Russia Increasingly Propping up N.Korean Regime

 

North Korea to fire another missile 'within six days'

 

The Korean Games of Thrones

 

North Korea advances rapidly in its ability to strike U.S., experts warn

 

North Korea may test another missile, as US official says diplomacy may have 'a few more months'

 

Why Pyongyang refuses to talk to Seoul

 

 

CONGRESS

 

East Texas’ Patent Star Chamber Is Down But Not Out  (Congress needs to step in where the Supreme Court has laid the groundwork against venue shopping corruption.)

 

Have Repeal Efforts Always Been a Republican Ruse?

 

Congress’s drastic — but necessary — rebuke to Trump

 

Democrats rebrand under new slogan – will their product sell?

 

Democrats 'Better Deal' Agenda Isn't New, And It Isn't Better

 

Congress Loves to Slap Sanctions on Foreign Regimes — But Do They Ever Work?

 

In Congress, new fears and new protections in wake of baseball team shooting

 

Forget ‘A Better Deal.’ Here’s what would actually work for Democrats.

 

 

CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE (CBO)

 

CBO Says 22 Million People Would Lose Insurance Under GOP Plan. Here Are the Facts.

 

COURTS

 

D.C.’s Strict Gun-Carry Law Again Declared Unconstitutional in Federal Court

 

Driver Is Charged in Deaths of Migrants Crammed in Truck

 

Family of brain-dead California girl fights to reverse death

 

Texas man slated to appear in court for threatening to kill Sen. Ted Cruz, family: Report (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)

 

Man sentenced for stabbing date 119 times after learning she’s trans

 

Court allows Trump’s voter commission to proceed

 

Woman pleads guilty in fiance's kayak death

 

Baby sitter pleads guilty in 8-month-old's medicine death

 

College student charged with rape after allegedly having sex with teen boy

 

Jury orders Olympus to pay $6.6 million but rejects claims its medical scopes a

 

Student, 17, whose legs were severed below the knee by a train when he was walking by a track with his EARBUDS in sues CSX 'because drivers didn't blow a horn to alert him'

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Illegal Alien Allegedly Burns Apartments for Revenge, 130 Left Homeless

 

Illegal Immigrant Repeatedly Raped 12-Year-Old Girl, Police Say

 

18-year-old arrested after allegedly livestreaming deadly car crash

 

Street signs after Muslim cop kills unarmed woman: “Warning: Twin Cities Police Easily Startled”

 

Carjacking suspect dead after shootout with police on Mo. interstate

 

After Muslim cop kills unarmed woman, Muslim leader to meet with police chief to set out “changes I expect”

 

The Islamophobia Industry Killed Justine Damond

 

Minneapolis: Muslim pol denounces “Islamophobic” response to Muslim cop’s shooting of unarmed woman

 

Was Policeman Mohammed Noor Justified in Shooting Justine Damond?

 

 

CYBER ATTACK

 

Behind Recent Ransomware Attacks

 

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Democrats Continue To Insist It’s Fine To Find People Guilty Before Proving It

 

…Democrats Make Fraudulent Foreign Donations Easy

 

CIA, FBI release new material on Kennedy assassination investigation

 

De Blasio Escalates Showdown With Cuomo Over Subway    (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio /Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo)

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

 

U.S. Agency Promoting Trade With Iran Despite Trump Opposition

 

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

8 miles from shore, Coast Guard divers lose boat

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Fire Mueller (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Don’t Resign, Jeff Sessions  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Regime change: Obama’s CIA Director Brennan calls for revolt if Mueller is fired

 

Cruz: Sessions is a ‘Strong, Conservative Attorney General’   (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)

 

Firing Jeff Sessions Would Send a Chilling Signal to Trump’s Supporters

 

Newt Gingrich says Trump would commit 'big mistake' if he fired Sessions: 'loyalty is a two-way street' (Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich(R-Georgia)/ US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Report: Trump Considering Replacing Sessions With Rudy Giuliani  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions/Former Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani(R)

 

Mueller probe: Meet the lawyers who gave $$ to Hillary, now investigating team Trump

 

Fact Check: Has Mueller Crossed Trump's 'Red Line' In The Russia Investigation?

 

Mueller's Russia Probe Is A Political Hit Job: Either Rein Him In, Or Fire Him

 

Trump: Why isn’t ‘beleaguered’ AG Jeff Sessions investigating Hillary’s Russia ties?

 

Attorney General Sessions does not plan to resign

 

I Shared Trump’s Annoyance at Jeff Sessions

 

Exclusive: Sessions Allies Are Furious With How Trump Is Treating The AG

 

Trump team weighs options for replacing Sessions

 

Troubles deepen for Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions as White House spokesman questions the 'future of the relationship'

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

 

Trump’s Labor Secretary Targets Occupational Licensing for Elimination

 

Obama Faulted the Bush Administration for Failing Nuclear Workers in 2008

 

 

ECONOMY

 

S&P 500, Nasdaq notch records, but historic collapse in 3M stock caps Dow's rally

 

Earnings power S&P 500 to record; Alphabet lags

 

Stocks Climb on Earnings, Bonds Drop as Fed Meets: Markets Wrap

 

Long-dated Treasury yields jump most in 4 months as stocks, commodities rally

 

Jobs lift U.S. consumer confidence to near 16-year high

 

Gold suffers a second session of losses as investors await Fed update

 

Dollar recovers from 13-month low on strong PMI readings, Asia stocks subdued

 

Asian Stocks Mixed, Dollar Edges Higher Before Fed: Markets Wrap

 

Dollar stabilizes as Fed set to kick off policy meeting

 

EDUCATION

 

Higher Than What? More Campus Foolishness

 

The Great Conference Con?  (Article sparks new round of criticism of the costs associated with academic conferences.)

 

Minnesota Is Pushing Gender Identity Debate on Kindergartners

 

For-Profit Graduate Schools Popular With Black Women

 

‘Islamophobic’ Scientist Pulled From Berkeley Radio: ‘We Do Not Support Abusive Speech’

 

Too Risky for Researchers?  (Following 10-year jail sentence for Princeton PhD student, scholars discuss the uncertainties of doing research in Iran.)

 

College punishes just 7 of 170 students who shut down pro-cop speech

 

Debating the Right Spending Ratio  (New research seeks to give trustees financial evaluation tools, finding some small colleges spend well over 50 cents on administration for every $1 spent on instruction -- but some say the numbers don't tell the whole story.)

 

Education Leaders Accuse Teachers Union Head Of 'Hypocrisy' Over Segregation Comments

 

Mattress Protest and Its Aftermath  (Case of alleged rape at Columbia first yielded much sympathy for the accuser and her unusual protest, but ends with the university apologizing to the accused. The case has had a lasting impact on the discussion of sexual assault on campus.)

 

Leftist Ideologues Use Big-Lie Technique to Slam School Choice

 

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

 

What Makes a Good Free College Plan?

 

USC received more than a year of questions about former medical school dean's conduct before scandal broke

 

Yaron Brook Confronted a College Student Who Said Capitalism Is Bad for Poor People

 

Editorial: USC’s silence on its medical school dean’s double life is deafening

 

State Funding Cuts Matter

 

A teacher’s solution to buy school supplies for her classroom: Panhandling

 

Why Randi Weingarten has to lie to attack school choice  (Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, is paid not to tell the truth about school choice. She deserves a raise. In a speech last week, she purported...)

 

Republicans don't trust higher ed. That's a problem for liberal academics

 

EGYPT

 

Car bomb kills seven civilians in Egypt’s North Sinai — army

 

Egyptian Writers Criticize The Negative Attitude To Christians And Jews Reflected In The Common Interpretation Of The Fatiha, The Opening Surah Of The Quran

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Peter Schweizer: 8,400 Double Voters in 2016 Election Should Be Prosecuted for Felony

 

Election Plot Undermines American Democracy

 

ENERGY

 

Oil jumps to 7-week high as OPEC raises hopes of market rebalancing

 

Energy Prices

 

America's Biggest Oil Port Wants to Be a Two-Way Street

 

Why is the OPEC deal not working? A Saudi view

 

Why oil prices scored their biggest one-day rally of 2017

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

EPA's Scott Pruitt touring states to push reversal of Obama water rule  (Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt)

 

EUROPE

 

Chainsaw attack suspect arrested in Switzerland

 

Switzerland Five injured in chainsaw attack in Schaffhausen

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks finish higher as German businesses take ‘euphoric’ tone

 

Italian faithful plan rosary march in reparation for ‘gay pride’ celebration

 

Another huge government data breach (This time it's Sweden investigating damage from upload catastrophe.)

 

Polish President Vetoes Bills Seeking Control of Courts

 

 

FAMILY

 

7 Insights From J.D. Vance And Co. About The Forces Ripping American Families Apart

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

FBI Arrests Wasserman Schultz's IT Aide Trying To Flee The Country

 

FBI Seized Smashed Hard Drives From Wasserman Schultz IT Aide  (US Representative of Florida Debbie Wasserman Schultz(D)

 

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Yellen, Cohn Both in Running to Be Fed Chair, Trump Says

 

FOREIGN POLICY

 

Trump and the Impending Foreign-Policy Crisis

 

America's Future Is with India and Israel

 

FRANCE

 

In France, the cold-blooded murder of an elderly Jewish woman ignites a debate over terrorism

 

French Build Wall to Stop Migrant Resort

 

What you need to know about France's blazing forest fires

 

Wild fires across southern France and Corsica threaten homes

 

France: Hunt begins for violent Dordogne deer

 

GERMANY

 

Nepalese girl born in Germany allowed to return after deportation, delighting Duisburg

 

GLOBAL WARMING 

 

Gore’s new health warning: ‘Every organ system can be affected by climate change’ (Former US Vice President Al Gore (D)

 

Stop Enjoying Summer, Climate Activists Advise

 

California Shows How States Can Lead on Climate Change

 

In San Francisco, Al Gore praises Gov. Jerry Brown's (D-California) work against climate change  (Former US Vice President Al Gore (D)

 

GOOGLE

 

Europe's antitrust fine against Google takes a big bite out of Alphabet's profit

 

GOP

 

PragerU: Why Did The Democratic South Become Republican?

 

GREECE

 

 

Greece returns to bond market, but don’t sound the all-clear signal

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Trump, at Boy Scout Jamboree, Jokes About Firing His HHS Secretary

 

McArdle: Obamacare's Big Win Is Helping Some People Be a Little Less Poor

 

Trump Cuts Wildly Ineffective Teen Pregnancy Program, Media Flip Out

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Neurologist Says Videos of Teenager Declared “Brain Dead” Show She is Still Alive

 

Hidden Perspectives on Health Insurance

 

Single-payer would be a nightmare for Americans

 

Health Board Forces Pregnancy Centers to Post False Signs Saying “We’re Not a Health Care Facility”  (In the past year, Care Net of Puget Sound—a state-licensed medical provider based in Seattle—contributed over $6 million worth of services.)

 

Spike in poison control calls over dietary supplements

 

Doctors and drug abuse: Why addictions can be so difficult

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Barbara Sinatra, widow of Frank Sinatra, is dead at 90

 

Actress Hilary Duff is the latest target in a series of celebrity burglaries in L.A.

 

HOLOCAUST

 

Justice for Holocaust Victims at Last?

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

House panel wants Google, Facebook, AT&T CEOs to testify on internet rules

 

Commie congressman vows to “eliminate” Trump (US Representative of Illinois Luis Gutierrez (D)

 

Dem Rep. Luis Gutierrez Has Now Paid His Wife More Than $400,000 From His Campaign Funds

 

Rep. Scalise Calls Into GOP Whip Meeting, Ready to Return (House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R- Louisiana)

 

Devin Nunes to participate in Jared Kushner interview: Report  (US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)

 

House passes large GI Bill expansion 9 days after it was introduced

 

GOP Rep: If Texas Man Opposed Obamacare Repeal Rather Than Female GOP Senators, I Might Challenge Him to Duel

 

White House: Schiff Has Done 14 Hours of TV Interviews Since Trump Took Office (US Representative of California Adam Schiff (D)

 

Republicans dismiss Dems' 'better deal' with ad targeting Pelosi (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Paul Ryan Defends Robert Mueller: ‘Anything But’ a ‘Biased Partisan’ (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)/Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Rep. Farenthold (R-Texas) wants to settle health debate 'Aaron Burr-style

 

Paul Ryan Just Said Something That Will Get Trump's Attention

 

House rejects funding bill for nearly bankrupt VA Choice program

 

House moves to kill CFPB rule supporting class-action lawsuits against financial firms

 

Ryan on Sessions: Trump 'Decides Who is Hired and Fired in the Executive Branch'

 

Rep. Gowdy (R-South Carolina)  Gets Trump’s Frustration With Sessions; Sen. Graham Says Lay Off

 

House to Vote on Russia-Iran-North Korea Sanctions Bill; Will Trump Sign It?

 

House Conservatives Target Jobs at Congressional Budget Office

 

HUMAN TRAFFICKING

 

Do More People Have To Die In Semi Trailers Before We Improve Our Border Policies?

 

Migrants relive horrific trip as driver is charged in deadly smuggling case decried as a ‘crime against humanity’

 

San Antonio driver says he didn't know immigrants were in truck

 

"They kept us as slaves:" Report reveals claims against church

 

 

HURRICANES

 

Hurricane Hilary locked in 'dance of death' with Irwin

 

IMMIGRATION

 

State revolts against feds: No more refugees!

 

This 14-year-old from Iraq isn't a victim anymore -- he's a proud American


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

Mass. Supreme Court Rules State Officers Can’t Hold People on ICE Detainers

 

ICE Chief Slams Sanctuary Cities, Calls Them ‘Un-American’

 

INDIA

 

Calling Worship ‘Unlawful Assembly,’ Police in Uttar Pradesh, India, Arrest Six Christians

 

Editor Of 'Al-Sharq Al-Awsat': The Indian Prime Minister's Visit To Israel – Cause For Arab Envy

 

India’s transport minister vows to ban self-driving cars to save jobs

 

Doklam stand-off: India intruded, alleges China’s foreign minister

 

Terror funding: Separatist leader Shabir Shah held

 

Mumbai building collapse: Death toll rises to 12, Shiv Sena leader booked

 

Floods wreak havoc in Gujarat, Rajasthan

 

China and India Locked in 'Eyeball-to-Eyeball' Border Standoff

 

104 terrorists killed in J&K till July 16, govt tells House

 

India’s concerns addressed? Sri Lanka says no military use of Chinese-built port

 

Terror funding probe: NIA arrests two from Uttar Pradesh

 

Indian Ocean: India Is Playing Catch Up With Pakistan And China

 

India swears in Ram Nath Kovind as 14th president

 

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICES (IRS)

 

IRS Paid More Than $24 Billion in Potentially Improper Refunds

 

IRAN

 

Why Iran remains the world’s top terrorist sponsor

 

 

IRAQ

 

Yazidi teen says she was raped every day for 6 months by Daesh captor

 

Iraq's great victory in Mosul is being undermined

 

ISIS sex slaves still don’t believe they are free

 

 

ISLAM

 

The Complete Infidel's Guide to Free Speech (and Its Enemies)

 

Islam in America As Described by Three Leading Muslim Voices

 

California Imam Prays for Allah to ‘Annihilate’ Jews in Public Sermon

 

Reza Aslan: No divide between Islam and American culture, Islam in US is feminist and pro-gay

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Tuesday, July 25, 2017)

 

Netanyahu: Don’t evict Hebron settlers occupying contested home (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Fatah: "With our blood we will thwart the Zionists' plans"

 

In protest move, 100 settlers occupy contested Hebron home

 

Russia posts troops 8km from the Israeli Golan

 

Abbas warns security coordination with Israel will remain frozen (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Israeli high court rules to return bodies of Al-Aqsa assailants within 30 hours

 

77% of Israelis: Government capitulated over Temple Mount security

 

Israeli settlers attempt to take control of Palestinian house in Hebron

 

High Court orders police to return bodies of Temple Mount attackers

 

Israel to replace contested Al-Aqsa metal detectors with ‘smart’ surveillance

 

At Yad Vashem, Yazidi activists seek to learn how to record their genocide

 

Israel accused of showing ‘sweeping disregard’ for Palestinian life in Jerusalem

 

Kushner called Jordan’s king to help end embassy standoff — report

 

Foreign Ministry to Erdoğan: See to your own business (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Top Israeli MK: Israel will turn Temple Mount into a ‘sterile area’

 

A crisis in the Middle East? Trump would rather play golf

 

Israeli study sounds alarm as sperm count halved in Western men

 

PM pans ‘hypocritical’ Turkish president over Temple Mount critique

 

Top EU court to decide whether to keep Hamas listed as a terror group

 

Netanyahu does ‘not have a plan for peace,’ Gillibrand says (US Senator of New York  Kirsten Gillibrand (D)

 

Netanyahu’s failed game of brinkmanship

 

Israel looking to reopen Jordan embassy as soon as possible

 

Muslims maintain Temple Mount boycott after detectors removed

 

Construction of new settlement frozen due to lack of funds

 

U.S. Support for Palestinian Terrorists Must End

 

On the Temple Mount Is Written the Future of Palestinians and Israelis

 

Muslim who murdered Israeli family during Shabbat dinner was carrying Qur’an

 

The Failed Palestinian Leadership

 

Jerusalem’s Security Visionary (The Temple Mount crisis obscures Major General Yoram Halevy’s cutting-edge counterterror tactics and his impressive results.)

 

Israel-Jordan crisis over, diplomats leave embassy

 

Catholic Churches in Jerusalem blame Israel for Muslim violence, deny Biblical roots of Temple Mount

 

"Allah, liberate our mosque from the occupation`s filth" - "Jerusalem is ours"

 

Israel removes metal detectors at Jerusalem holy site

 

Malice on the Mount: The hate behind the latest Mideast crisis

 

Palestinians' latest excuse for rioting

 

JORDAN

 

In Jordan, a Killing Threatens to Upend Peace with Israel

 

Jordanian police threaten to jail Israeli pilgrims for praying

 

Thousands of Jordanians protest killing of teenager in embassy, chant 'Death to Israel'

 

Furious Jordan MPs protest release of Israeli Embassy guard

 

Jordan releases shocking security footage showing one of their soldiers killing three U.S. Army Green Berets - despite the Americans waving their hands in peace 

 

LEBANON

 

Trump: Hezbollah a 'menace' to the Middle East

 

LIBERALISM

 

The Left Against (Even) the Left

 

MEDIA 

 

Tucker Carlson to Keep Asking Maxine Waters 'Where Did the Money Come From?' - Even if She Calls Him 'Racist'

 

MSNBC finishes first in primetime basic cable for first time ever

 

Twitter erupts over rumors of O'Reilly-Hannity TV venture

 

Losing: Megyn Kelly Hits Yet Another Viewership Low

 

MSNBC’s Joy Reid Makes Three Factual Errors in One Tweet

 

Trump accuses Washington Post of being 'lobbyist weapon' for Amazon

 

MEDICAID

 

112,000,000: Medicaid Enrollees Set to Climb 40,000,000 Under Obamacare

 

Medicaid Patients With Glaucoma Received Less Testing Than Those With Commercial Health Insurance

 

MEXICO

 

Navigating Mexico's pre-& post-Hispanic identity 

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Qatar to hold joint drills with US, Turkish militaries soon – defense minister to RT

 

Saudi education reform making real strides

 

Why Washington Can't Quit Qatar

 

MILITARY

 

'Eyes in space' and more powerful lasers will enhance US Army's arsenal

 

US Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian boat

 

Defense Department Gives $1.2 Million of Equipment to Fake Law Enforcement Agency

 

US 'may send arms' to Ukraine, says new envoy

 

Mattis Takes Pentagon To Task For Blowing Money On Afghan Army Camouflage Uniforms    (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)

 

Chinese fighter jets intercept US Navy plane

 

US soldier pleads not guilty to support for Islamic State

 

America May Soon Find Itself in an Underwater War with China

 

Servicemember charged with sexually assaulting woman in South Korea

 

92-year-old veteran attacked while protecting American flag

 

MISSILE DEFENSE

 

The Necessity of Missile Defense

 

MUSIC INDUSTRY

 

Justin Bieber cancels rest of world tour

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

 

Houston, we have a financial problem: Space Center forced to launch Kickstarter campaign to restore NASA's Apollo Mission control

 

NUTRITION

 

Using diet to counter the effects of multiple sclerosis

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan: Muslims murder 25, injure 39 in jihad suicide blast targeting police

 

NIA probe unearths how Pakistan uses WhatsApp to fuel terror in Kashmir

 

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif accuses India of ‘harming’ Saarc by ‘casting shadows of bilateral issues’

 

26 ppl killed in a bombing attack near Ferozepur Road Lahore

 

PHILIPPINES

 

Suing for peace, Duterte begets all-out war instead  (President Rodrigo Duterte)

 

POLITICAL CORRECTNESS

 

New York’s PC war on art

 

POLITICS

 

DeMint to launch new conservative group: report (Former Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint is reportedly launching a new group for conservatives aimed at helping new lawmakers deal with GOP leadership.)

 

PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

 

Shining a light on prescription drug pricing

 

RADIO

 

…Limbaugh: If Trump Upset, Abuse **Rosenstein**

 

Rush Limbaugh: Sessions Won’t Quit as AG — Trump Will Have to ‘Dismiss Him’

 

Limbaugh Questions Why Media Chose To Ignore A Huge Story

 

RUSSIA

 

Why Did Russia Send Sergei Gorkov to Meet With Jared Kushner?

 

Three Good Reasons Why Russia May Not Actually Need a Supercarrier

 

Russia's $70 Billion ‘Secret’ Spending Lets Money Do the Talking

 

Putin Campaign Strategists Struggle To Come Up With A 'Vision Of The Future' That He Can Run On (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Putin, Iraqi vice-president discuss possible supplies of T-90 tanks 

 

Cooperation with Russia becomes central to Trump strategy in Syria

 

Are Russia and America Headed for a Showdown?

 

Russia Is Not Happy with Trump's 'Reset'

 

SCIENCE

 

Study finds one way that money can actually buy happiness

 

SENATE

 

Senate GOP votes to open health-care debate

 

McCain greeted with emotional applause in return to Senate after cancer diagnosis (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

Susan Collins caught on hot mic calling Rep. Farenthold 'unattractive' and 'fat'

 

Manafort testifies before Senate Intelligence Committee, submits Trump Tower meeting notes

 

Sen. Shelby: Jeff Sessions is not Trump's personal lawyer

 

Republican senators speak out in support of Sessions

 

Senate Republicans who defected on health care test vote

 

Liberals Stop Pretending to Care About John McCain After His Health Care Vote

 

Poll: Voters Have Given Up on Obamacare Repeal

 

GOP hurtles toward healthcare vote despite questions on bill details, vote count

 

Chuck Schumer: A Better Deal for American Workers  (By Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)

 

Angry Lawmaker Singles Out 'Female Senators' Over Health Vote

 

Mitch McConnell begs GOP to begin debate on health care (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)

 

Sen. Young: Reform Foreign Aid and Development Assistance Programs (US Senator of Indiana Todd Young (R)

 

Schumer's Criticism of Hillary Is Worse Than It Seems  (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)

 

Kid Rock Leads in New Michigan Senate Poll

 

How Kid Rock Can Win Michigan’s 2018 Senate Seat

 

Cruz denies he is being considered for attorney general (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)

 

Rep. Mo Brooks uses Scalise shooting audio in campaign ad

 

Unhappy senators complain about healthcare process

 

Schumer Unveils Dems' 'Better Deal': 'Old-Fashioned Capitalism Has Broken Down'

 

Corker: 'We still have a lot of work to do' on Russia sanctions (US Senator of Tennessee Bob Corker (R)

 

McCain to return to Washington for health-care bill vote   (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

Dem senator: Trump's 'icky' Boy Scout speech left 'my stomach in knots'

 

Health Care Is Still in Danger

 

McCain’s return injects momentum into GOP health-care battle ahead of key vote

 

Senate confirms David Bernhardt as Interior Dept.’s second in command despite conflict-of-interest claims

 

Senate healthcare vote presents major test for GOP and Trump

 

 

SEX TRAFFICKING

 

Child Sex Trafficking, a Pervasive but Hidden Crime

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Facebook Cafeteria Workers Accept Union Friend Request

 

Facebook Worker living in garage to Zuckerberg: challenges are right outside your doo

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Seoul to Push Washington to Lift Missile Restrictions

 

[Exclusive] US initially proposed 9 THAAD launchers: source

 

Three typhoons heading for Korean Peninsula

 

Korea ups economic growth forecast to 3% for 2017

 

Boosting households' income top priority

 

Seoul seeks to double weight of warhead to 1 ton

 

SPAIN

 

Video: Knife-wielding Muslim screaming “Allahu akbar” wounds Spanish cop at Melilla border

 

 

SPORTS

 

Police: NFL player cut from team was misidentified as thief

 

Brain disease found in 110 of 111 brains from former NFL players

 

Ole Miss coach resigns amid scandal, requests prayer

 

Former MVP Rose, Cavs finalizing one-year deal

 

Arrested WR just the latest to sully Cowboys brand

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

SRI LANKA

 

 Sri Lanka renegotiates port deal with China

 

 

STATES

 

Great white shark lurks off California beach in stunning drone video

 

Severe, chronic flooding will devastate California coast as sea levels rise, experts say

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

State Dept. in ‘Open War’ With White House

 

State Department: Tillerson Not Resigning, ‘Just Taking a Little Time Off’ (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

State Department Lawyers Removing References to ISIS ‘Genocide’ Against Christians, Other Religious Minorities

 

Feds Spending $32,000 for Poetry Slams, Puppet Shows in Hyderabad

 

Rexit? Rex Tillerson 'to quit as Donald Trump's secretary of state before the end of the year'

 

Kredo: State Department Has Gone Rogue on Israel

 

 

SUICIDES

 

Hunter commits suicide after animal activists cyberbully her: report

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Five 99Rise protesters get jail time for disrupting Supreme Court

 

 

SYRIA

 

China mediates to form communication among factions in Syria: Envoy

 

Syrian forces battle ISIS for the city of Raqqa

 

De-conflict deals show Syrian rebels know victory is out of sight

 

It’s Good For America, Not Russia, To Stop The CIA From Funding Syrian Jihadists

 

The Syria Chess Board: An Exercise In Strategic Carnage

 

TAIWAN

 

TIER raises GDP growth forecast

 

Five arrested for hiring out illegal migrants, rape

 

Outbreak of H5N6 strain of bird flu over, COA says

 

US lauds Taipei’s fight against trafficking

 

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

Adobe to Pull Plug on Flash, Ending an Era

 

TERRORISM

 

'2nd  revolution' coming, warn black nationalist terrorists

 

 

TRADE

 

NAFTA Should Be About Free Trade, Not Minimum Wage Mandates

 

 

TRANSGENDER MOVEMENT

 

Forcing girls to compete against transgender boys is insane

 

Transgenderism and the Reformation: How Martin Luther Blew It

 

TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION (TSA)

 

It Is Past Time to Privatize the TSA

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey Opens Trial of 17 Journalists on Terrorism Charges

 

Trial of Turkish daily Cumhuriyet journalists, executives continues on second day

 

US agency provided intelligence on Turkish cargo ship Aegean: report

 

Germany will be the one to pay the price if it imposes an embargo on Turkey: Erdoğan (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

No harm in buying Russian missile defense system, Turkish President Erdoğan says

 

Leaders unite in condemning synagogue attack in Istanbul

 

NATO offers to broker compromise in Turkish-German row

 

Russia, Turkey to discuss ‘tomato issue’ in August

 

Erdogan announces deal with Russia on S-400 air defense missile systems

 

UBER

 

The Uber ride from hell: Horrified passenger films 'intoxicated prostitute in the front seat performing oral sex on driver - and all company did was offer $10 credit'

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 ends higher as commodity stocks climb, factory production roars

 

Hospital Refuses to Allow Charlie Gard to Go Home Claiming His Ventilator Won’t Fit Through the Door

 

Charlie Gard's family asks to let boy die at home

 

Charlie Gard’s Parents: Hospital Making It Difficult to Take Him Home

 

Guardian Op-Ed on Charlie Gard: ‘Children Do Not Belong to Their Parents’

 

Charlie Gard’s Parents Will Ask Court to Allow Him to Come Home to Die

 

The Enduring Lesson of Charlie Gard

 

UK: Police vow “You can’t hide from us if your spewing abuse from behind a computer screen”

 

Sharia UK: London police ask ex-Muslims to pull “Allah Is Gay” sign, but allow “Jesus Is Gay” to stay

 

London ‘honor killing’ victim ‘raped, murdered & stuffed in freezer for dating Arab Muslim’

 

Parents spending 'last moments' with Charlie

 

The Evidence Is In – The U.K. Is Trying To Kill Baby Charlie Gard

 

Charlie Gard’s Mother: “We’re So Sorry We Couldn’t Save You Charlie”

 

Family ends fight to take Charlie Gard to US 

 

Charlie Gard's parents: Son victim of 'wasted time'

 

Baby Charlie Shows The System For The Monster It Really Is

 

Charlie Gard’s Fight Coming to a Close, but His Legacy Will Live On

 

UK single payer healthcare system succeeds in its effort to guarantee the death of Charlie Gard

 

Connie Yates Tells the Inside Story of What Was Not Done for Charlie Gard

 

Video: Uber Driver Refuses Service Over Criticism of Islam (Incident is a direct violation of UK law)

 

Judge in Charlie Gard Case Trashes “Social Media” and “Ill-Informed” Public Supporting His Parents

 

Would Baby Charlie Have Gotten Death Sentence if Not a White Male?

 

Terri Schiavo’s Brother: Shameful That Charlie Gard’s Parents Never Had the Right to Get Treatment

 

Charlie Gard’s Parents Blame Hospital: “Their Delay” Made It Too Late for Experimental Treatment

 

'We had a chance and we were not allowed': Charlie Gard's parents blame hospital as they end legal fight to save baby's life

 

Bank of England warns of complacency over big rise in personal debt

 

US, UK officials launch trade forum

 

BBC Pressure on Ofcom grows to force increase in diversity

 

British tourists losing £500 million a year by paying in Sterling when making card purchases abroad

 

Half of children needing summer food bank support are in primary school

 

Minimum alcohol pricing on its way ‘as soon as practicable’ (Scotland)

 

EasyJet to hire more than 1,000 cabin crew staff

 

Rise in loans dangerous, says Bank official

 

Queen’s former chaplain leads vicar rebellion over gay marriage 

 

Leaseholds on new-build houses in England to be banned

 

Older people should be given dogs on prescription to increase activity

 

Secret transgender Victorian surgeon feted by Heritage England

 

'Internet of things' will leave home gadgets vulnerable to hacks, senior police officer warns

 

Brexit Labour at loggerheads over staying in customs union

 

Warning over UK vet numbers after Brexit

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Russia Looks to U.N. to Help It Profit From Syria Conquests

 

UNITED STATES

 

Charter fishing trip lands 926-pound mako shark

 

VATICAN

 

Pope Francis’ unwillingness to meet with dubia Cardinals baffles former Vatican doctrine chief

 

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Despacito stars condemn Venezuelan leader

 

WESTERN VALUES

 

Western Values Are Superior

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Scaramucci Attacks Media for Reporting on News That He Leaked

 

Bachmann: Trump is 'Man of Prayer' and 'Wants to Lift up the God of the Bible'

 

Trump Heaps More Criticism on Sessions in Tuesday Tweets

 

GOP Lawmaker ‘Very Concerned’ About ‘Drama, Chaos, Instability and Dysfunction’ at WH

 

Watch Live: Congressman Warns of Plan to Take Out Trump Suddenly

 

Trump Pushes Obamacare Repeal: 'Obamacare Is Death!'

 

Trump calls Obamacare ‘big fat ugly lie,’ demands Senate vote for repeal

 

New Trump Communication Chief Scaramucci: ‘The TV Cameras Are Back On’

 

Kushner exposed Russia probe as ‘witch hunt,’ ‘hoax,’ says White House

 

Kushner denies colluding with Russia, says Trump ran 'smarter campaign'

 

Sarah Huckabee Sanders unbelievably blasted as ‘butch queen’ (White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders)

 

Daily Beast writer slammed for calling White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee a 'butch queen'

 

Kushner contradicts Trump team's denials of Russia contacts

 

To Sink Trump Is to Sink Ordinary Americans

 

Trump Pushes Back on Plan for Afghanistan Troop Surge

 

Jared Kushner ‘forgets’ to disclose his assets? Seize them.

 

Caddell: Deep State Is Willing to Risk U.S. National Security to Damage Trump

 

Here's What Voters Think About A Trump Impeachment -- It's Pretty Surprising

 

Why Anthony Scaramucci won’t make a dent in Trump’s problems

 

Donald Trump Is a Nightmare Boss


Fact check: Can Trump really pardon himself?

 

Trump nominates two former lawmakers to administration positions

 

The Kook, ‘the Mooch’ and the Loot  (The communications problem in this administration is that no one cares about the truth.)

 

Incoming White House communications director moves toward possible staff purge

 

Jared Kushner’s only excuse: He has no idea what he’s doing

 

Trump's White House could be the first since James Polk's – 168 years ago! – to have no presidential pets

 

Top Evangelicals Rush to Defend Kushner

 

Jared Kushner Rebuts Fake News Accounts of his Contacts with Russians

 

Trump's closing healthcare pitch leaves Republicans wanting more  

 

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