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Friday, August 3, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 242 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

How Does Abortion Empower Women When Men Pressure Them to Have Abortions?

 

Filmmakers Bringing the Story of ‘Serial Killer’ Abortionist Gosnell’s ‘House of Horrors’ to Big Screen

 

Anti-abortion group to launch tour pressing red-state Dems to vote for Kavanaugh  (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Pro-Abortion Bullies Target Pro-Life Teen With Cancer: “Cancer is Giving Your Mom a Late-Term Abortion”

 

Government urges federal judges to dismiss Planned Parenthood lawsuits

 

Abortion Pill Has Killed 22 Women and Injured 2740 More, And That’s Just in the United States

 

Women should decide what happens after an abortion

 

Planned Parenthood Launches New Abortion Manifesto Calling Abortion a “Human Right”

 

Planned Parenthood, State AGs Blast 'Barbarous' Effort To Mute Abortion Info

 

Trump Admin Fights Back, Wants Judge to Toss Lawsuits So it Can Defund Planned Parenthood

 

Maryland Democrats call for state constitutional amendment to guarantee abortion rights

 

Pro-Abortion Feminists Claim Women are Oppressed Because People Eat Animals

 

Man who spiked girlfriend's drink with abortion pill convicted of felony

 

Gov. Jay Inlsee (D-Washington) Calls Trump Plan to Defund Planned Parenthood “Barbarous.” Killing Babies? Not So Much

 

With scant record, Supreme Court nominee elusive on abortion

 

Pro-Abortion CNN Host Chris Cuomo Lectures Conservatives on What It Means to Be Pro-Life

 

‘If you’re a pro-life Democrat … you know you’re standing alone’

 

40% of Americans Don’t Know Roe v. Wade is About Abortion, Many Others Don’t Understand It

 

Irish Members of Parliament Now Pushing Other Nations to Legalize Abortion

 

Brazil Supreme Court Considers Legalizing Abortion, But Government “Has an Obligation to Protect Life”

 

Abortion bill a matter of life and death, Australian bishop says

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Suicide bombing of Afghan mosque kills 25: official

 

 

AFRICA

 

Tunisia, under pressure, lets 7-year-old Israeli girl in for chess tourney

 

Take away land & the poor will starve, South African farmer tells RT

 

Zimbabwe’s ruling party declared winner of first post-Mugabe elections amid allegations of vote rigging and violence

 

 

AIRLINES

 

Violent, screaming Delta passenger subdued by 2 men hailed as heroes

 

Break the law, get a free plane ticket

 

AMERICA

 

Americans Agree ‘Made in America’ Is More Than A Slogan

 

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU)

 

Feds say it’s up to immigration activists to reunify children with deported parents

 

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Labour-Style Antisemitism Takes over the Democratic Party

 
AUSTRALIA

 

Australian shares turn lower as trade tensions weigh; NZ up

 

The Australian Dollar Wilts after US Fires Another Trade Salvo at China, Market Eyes Retail Data

 

Woman convicted of ax attack after transgender medication-defense rejected

 

Australian Football League Hosting ‘Muslims Only’ Sports Academy

 

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Tesla Seen Needing to Raise Cash Even If Elon Musk Is on a Roll

 

BANKRUPTCIES 

 

Brookstone is filing for bankruptcy and closing all of its stores

 

CANADA 

 

TSX closes up slightly, U.S. markets and loonie also climb

 

Canadians wary of Ottawa’s handling of asylum seekers, new poll shows

 

Report: Canada Spent $270 on Illegal Border Crossings

 

Man at Montreal gym attacked because his weightlifting was too loud

 

Christie Blatchford: Hockey dressing rooms should belong to players and coaches, not human rights commissions

 

WatchForced to share a room with transgender woman in Toronto shelter, sex abuse victim files human rights complaint 

 

CENTRAL AMERICA

 

‘They took my humanity’: Pro-government paramilitaries terrorize Nicaraguan protesters

 

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA)

 

 

Never Forget the Brennan-Brit Plot to Nail Trump  (Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency nominee John Brennan)

 

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

A closer look at the currency war with China

 

ChinaAid to launch petition for imprisoned pastor

 

China wants military drills with ASEAN in disputed sea, excluding US

 

Chinese tariffs on LNG, oil aim at U.S. energy dominance agenda

 

CFIUS reform will assist in countering the long-term national security threat that China poses

 

China announces $60B of U.S. goods for tariff retaliation  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: Americans should just stop purchasing Communist Chinese goods.  American consumers are funding the Communist Chinese hegemonic war machine when they purchase Communist Chinese products.)

 

China attempts to reassure investors as stocks continue to slide

 

Ethnic cleansing makes a comeback — in China

 

China's Yuan Heads for Longest Weekly Losing Streak on Record

 

China Rejects U.S. Request to Cut Iran Oil Imports

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

U.S. Ramps up Warnings Against Violating N.Korea Sanctions

 

US ambassador calls on North Korea to get rid of nukes

 

CONGRESS

 

The most talked about Fortune 100 company in Congress

 

 How Republican Hypocrisy Lifts Social Democrats

 

 

CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE (CBO) 

 

Is a Financial Crisis Inevitable?

 

COURTS

 

Manafort fraud trial: His tax returns don't show foreign accounts - live updates

 

Four cities sue Trump administration over Obamacare "sabotage"

 

Janus ruling fallout has Washington state employees suing to 'escape' union

 

Harvey Weinstein seeks dismissal of charges

 

Accuser thanked Harvey Weinstein after alleged rape, lawyers say

 

Ninth Circuit: Trump Can’t Defund Sanctuaries

 

NRA alleges financial difficulties in New York lawsuit

 

Accused Russian Agent Seeks Dismissal of Her U.S. Indictment

 

When the Mueller Gang Met Judge Ellis  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Paul Manafort’s $15,000 ostrich jacket pretty much sums up Paul Manafort

 

Manafort’s bookkeeper testifies against him, alleging efforts to inflate income

 

Judge decides lawsuit against Fox by Seth Rich's parents

 

Murder of Ivy Leaguer was motivated by anti-gay hate: prosecution

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Police Chief Succumbs to Outrage Mob, Fires Officers for Innocent Frivolity

 

Glimmers of Chicago (Though New York remains enviably safe overall, gang-related violent crime has spiked.)

 

Police release final report on Las Vegas shooting, find no motive

 

Iowa authorities "looking into everything" in search for Mollie Tibbetts

 

Man suspected of killing George H. W. Bush’s doctor found dead, cops say

 

12-year-old Chinese girl may have been abducted from Reagan National Airport

 

Babysitters forced kids to lay on nails, drink urine: cops

 

Police chief: Officers warned Colorado vet to drop gun before shooting

 

Mom charged with murder after allegedly tossing daughter into river

 

Cops search for answers in shooting of college-bound teen

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

How Spygate Is Turning Democrats Like Me Against Our Party

 

Obama’s Skittish 2nd  American Revolution Kick-Off

 

Democrats Embrace Identity Politics Roadmap for Victory in Arizona Gov Race

 

Top Democrat in New Hampshire Senate Faces Domestic Violence Charges, Calls to Resign

 

The Democratic Party now belongs to Bernie Sanders  (US Senator of Vermont Bernard Sanders (I-Socialist)

 

What can we learn from President Obama's endorsement list for the 2018 midterms?

 

Judge in Manafort trial has a sharp wit, sharp tongue

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 

Ross Signals More Tariff Pain Ahead in China Trade Battle  (Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross)

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Mueller team interviews 'Manhattan Madam'  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Roger Stone associate ordered to testify before grand jury in Mueller probe  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

ECONOMY

 

Stocks end day, week higher as market shakes off jobs report weakness, tariff tiffs

 

Wall Street ends higher as strong earnings offset trade fears

 

US employers add 157,000 jobs, jobless rate down

 

Hispanic Unemployment Rate Hits Record Low for Second Straight Mont

 

Government Jobs Down 13,000 in July

 

Gold ends higher, but logs a fourth straight weekly loss

 

$185,721,300,000: Trade Deficit With China Hits New Record Through June

 

U.S. government bond yields fall as jobs report comes in weaker than expected

 

Manufacturing Jobs Up 400,000 Under Trump; +37,000 in July

 

Dollar struggles for direction despite ‘plenty of positive numbers’ in jobs report

 

Asia stocks capped, dollar at two-week high as trade war dents confidence

 

Asia markets mixed amid trade war concerns; dollar holds onto gains

 

What Economists Are Saying Ahead of Friday's Jobs Report

 

There Are a Lot of Reasons to Feel Optimistic about America’s Future

 

Democrats: Slowing Job Growth Means Workers ‘Losing Their Jobs’

 

EDUCATION

 

He Was One Of The First Victims Of The New Campus Crazies. Now The School That Did Nothing Is Rewarding Him.

 

Watch: In Latest ‘Reality Check,’ Brittany Hughes Scorches CNN’s Jim Acosta

 

Trump’s Immigration Reforms Boosting U.S. College Grads

 

What It’s Like to Be a College Conservative in 2018

 

Notre Dame refuses to revoke McCarrick’s honorary degree. Alumni protest

 

Evolution — More Certain Than Gravity?

 

Power Plays on UNC Board

 

Destabilizing the Student Insurance Pool?

 

Which Discrimination Counts?

 

‘Straight A’s’

 

ELECTIONS

 

The Left Wants to Control Ohio Elections  (Ohio is the key to electing the next President. )

 

ELECTION 2016

 

The Clinton campaign sought dirt on Trump from Russian officials. Where’s the outrage?

 

 

ELECTION 2018

 

Democrats hopeful after poll shows plummeting trust in Trump

 

Independent voters a major headache for GOP as midterm elections loom

 

Russian Threat to Elections ‘Is Real,’ Trump Officials Say

 

Outsider businessman wins Tennessee GOP governor's primary

 

Former WWE champion Kane declared winner in Tennessee mayoral race

 

ENERGY

 

Oil prices settle lower, down a 4th week in 5

 

Energy Prices

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

Math doesn't support fuel-efficiency idea: Expert

 

Trump kills Obama's unhelpful emissions regulation

 

Trump fulfills his promise to let gas-guzzlers keep polluting

 

Arnold Schwarzenegger let off some steam after Trump's emission proposal hit the air

 

EUROPE

 

Last Western Hotel Chain Pushed out of Crimea by Sanctions

 

Swiss government caves to political correctness, rejects burqa ban

 

Ukraine’s Soviet-Era Space Program Boosts a US Commercial Spaceflight Company’s Chances for Liftoff

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Europe’s main stock gauge halts 2-session skid as tech sector rallies

 

Denmark: Muslim women defy the face veil ban as “Islamophobic” and “intolerant”

 

Machete-Wielding Nigerians Wage War In Italian City

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

FBI struggles to retain top cyber talent

 

 

 

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC)

 

Sinclair hired GOP lobbyists after FCC cracked down on proposed Tribune merger

 

FEDERAL DEFICIT

 

Poll: Majority disapproves of Trump, GOP's handling of deficit

 

 

FEMINISM

 

A Politically Incorrect Feminist

 

FINANCIAL INDUSTRY

 

8 Years Later, the Damage of Dodd-Frank Continues to Mount

 

FOREIGN POLICY

 

Trump’s foreign policy rooted in Nixon, Reagan principles

 

FRANCE

 

May and Macron hold 'informal' Brexit talks in France   (British Prime Minister Theresa May/French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

'They just don’t see us as human': women speak out on France's harassment problem

 

GERMANY 

 

Trial starts in case of teen accused of attempted murder of girlfriend  (A 17-year-old Afghani refugee has gone on trial in Darmstadt for the December 2017 stabbing of his ex-girlfriend.)

 

New left-wing political movement to go online at weekend

 

GLOBAL WARMING 

 

California’s Governor Brown Says Heat Worse Than in Last 10,000 Years

 

Sorry, Gov. Brown — Global Warming Not To Blame For Deadly California Fires

 

 

GOOGLE

 

Google: King of Trump Derangement Syndrome

 

GOP

 

Colorado Republicans raise $10,000 for Trump portrait after Putin prank

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

We’ve finally learned Trump’s grand plan for fixing health care

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Is your Fitbit wrong? One woman argued hers was — and almost ended up in a legal no-man’s land.

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Star ax attack, Carson graffiti among vandalism plaguing Trump, supporters

 

Catholic Hollywood star Patricia Heaton slams US bishops’ handling of McCarrick sex-abuse scandal

 

Hollywood Director Rob Reiner Says America is in a “Civil War”

 

Hollywood Ignores Ocasio-Cortez as Democrats Go Further Left (Democrat candidate US Representative of New York  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Socialist)

 

HOLOCAUST

 

Ceremony marks 75 years since Treblinka death camp revolt

 

HOMOSEXUALITY

 

Massachusetts fails to ban therapy for unwanted gay attractions before August deadline

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Kevin McCarthy Calls on Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to Testify as Conservatives ‘Slammed by Censorship’  (House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California)

 

Jordan defends push to impeach Rosenstein: ‘If you don’t push… you never get anything’ (US Representative of Ohio Jim Jordan (R)/ (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)

 

More Money for Albany, Less Power in Washington

 

The derangement virus stalks the land  (Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS) rarely kills, but it wounds, and it might be fatal to the Democratic crusade to take back the House.)

 

Michigan Is About to Elect a Very Different Member of Congress

 

Trump calls Maxine Waters ‘new star’ of Dems, insults her ‘low IQ’  (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Half of Voters Agree: U.S. Immigration Laws Are the Worst; Shutdown Isn’t the Solution

 

The DACA Sword of Damocles


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

ICE's No Tolerance Policy is Wreaking Havoc on Families and Clogging the Immigration System

 

The Consequences of Philadelphia’s ICE Decision

 

Legal U.S. immigrants may be scared to sign up for benefits

 

INDIA

 

Trade War Update: Is China Dumping Products In India?

 

India's Higher Education Troubles

 

INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY

 

Trump intel team outlines plans to block foreign threats

 

IRAN

 

Iran's Regime Is Falling Apart

 

Islamic Republic on the ropes? Iranian Parliament wants to question Rouhani about collapsing economy

 

Playing chicken: U.S. and Iran locked in stalemate

 

ISLAM 

 

NH: Muslims enraged by 9/11 first-responders badge in hotel lobby, are evicted, innkeeper charged with “hate crime”

 

Unmasking the Creation of 'Islamophobia' in the Academy

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Friday, August 3, 2018)

 

Hamas leaders at Gaza protests: We'll never surrender

 

Incendiary balloon lands on roof in Be'er Sheva

 

Israel gets it right on the nation-state, while the West fumbles with identity

 

Druze leader, cabinet minister trade versions over ‘apartheid’ accusation

 

Who are those so-called 'Palestinians' who claim our land?

 

Kushner said pushing to end refugee status for millions of Palestinians

 

The Inevitable Is Here: Trump Boosting ‘Peace Deal of the Century’ Team

 

Palestinian who saved Jewish kids after terror attack to be booted from Israel

 

Trump and Allies Seek End to Refugee Status for Millions of Palestinians

 

New Jersey senator poses with sign linked to pro-Palestinian movement  (US Senator of New Jersey Cory Booker (D)

 

White House staffing up for launch of still secret peace plan with 'economic focus'

 

Russia’s 8 military Golan positions – problematic for Israeli security. Hizballah creeps ever closer

 

JAPAN

 

 

A medical school in Japan didn’t want too many women. So it lowered their grades.

 

MARIJUANA

 

In some U.S. states, most legal pot goes unsold

 

MEDIA 

 

The New York Times Must Explain Why Its Racial Double Standard Is Good For Society

 

CNN: The Most Hated Name in Fake News

 

CNN Analyst Still Pushing Lie Trump Caused Annapolis Newsroom Murders

 

NY Times Stands by New Editor Who Sent Vile Anti-white Tweets

 

NYT defends newly hired opinion writer with history of anti-white tweets

 

Safeguarding a free press

 

MEXICO

 

Mexico: Progress made, but toughest issues remain in NAFTA talks

 

An ancient lake holds secrets to the Mayan civilization’s mysterious collapse, study finds

 

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

US ‘bears full responsibility’ for deadly airstrikes in Hodeida, Yemen Health Ministry says

 

Saudi-led coalition accuses Houthis of Hodeidah hospital attack

 

Bin Laden ‘deliberately’ wanted to tarnish Saudi-US relations – Western intelligence

 

Saudi Arabia: Raif Badawi’s sister among women’s rights activists arrested, belying claims of modernization

 

 

MILITARY

 

Wife of former Marine to be deported to Mexico after 20 years in U.S.

 

Air Force remains silent after huge meteor lands near US base

 

U.S. Army Teams up With Georgia, 11 Other Nations for Noble Partner Exercises

 

When Will America Get Serious about Addressing PTSD in Veterans?

 

The security benefits of space-based defense

 

GAO report: $1 billion to dismantle Navy’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier

 

Senate passes measure to extend commissary, exchange privileges to more veterans

 

Change will allow airmen to apply for jobs they want, get a quick answer

 

Pentagon officially exempts troops wounded in combat from nondeployable separation policy

 

Nicholson bids farewell to III Marine Expeditionary Force on Okinawa

 

US Army Africa welcomes new commander

 

 

MYANMAR

 

Myanmar Says Rohingya Are Returning, but Evidence Is Thin

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

 

NASA names first astronauts to Boeing, SpaceX spaceships

 

NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE

 

Man goes head-to-head with bison at Yellowstone

 

NEW ZEALAND

 

Soldier rescued after surviving week on New Zealand mountain

 

PAKISTAN

 

12 schools burnt down overnight in Gilgit-Baltistan's Diamer district

 

Pakistani Extremists' Poll Success Stirs Unease

 

Pakistan: Surge in Militant Attacks on Schools

 

POLITICAL CORRECTNESS

 

The PC police are ruining poetry

 

POLLS

 

New poll: Black Americans divided over refusing service on religious grounds

 

RACISM

 

Yes, Anti-White Racism Exists

 

Some Racism Is More Equal Than Others

 

RADIO

 

Congratulations to Rush for 30 remarkable years

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

Survey: Many who shun church are believers

 

Part ll: Conspiracy of Silence in Catholic Dioceses

 

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE (RNC)

 

RNC spokeswoman: Border wall will be built if GOP wins House, Senate in November

 

RNC's McEnany: Building Trump's Border Wall Still a GOP 'Lightning Rod Issue'

 

RUSSIA

 

Explosion Rocks Pension Fund Office in Western Russia

 

Oops! ‘FSB spy’ in US Embassy Moscow was Russian and hired by US Secret Service, Guardian reports

 

Two in Five Russians Say Vegetarianism is Unhealthy — Survey

 

The Russian Government Declares That It Wants To Boost The Fighting Spirit Of Russian Soldiers And Establishes New Department To Intensify Its Military Morale

 

Moscow: Russian arrested in US mistreated in jail

 

SENATE

 

McCaskill sets Kavanaugh meeting, with other Dems to follow  (US Senator of Missouri Claire McCaskill (D)/ Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

#MeToo Heroine Kirsten Gillibrand’s Top Donor Is Law Firm Headed by Long-Time Harvey Weinstein Consigliere (US Senator of New York  Kirsten Gillibrand (D

 

Jeff Flake Praises Zimbabwe’s Violent, Disputed Election: ‘Democracy Doesn’t Get Any Better’  (US Senator of Arizona Jeff Flake (R) 

 

Google Slammed by Senators Over Censored China Search Engine

 

U.S. Senate Approves Bill Securing Troop Numbers in Korea

 

Kamala Harris has a terrible idea to lower the high cost of rent  (US Senator of California Kamala Harris (D)

 

Cook Political Report moves Cruz-O'Rourke Senate race to 'lean Republican'  (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)

 

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida)  says family leave shouldn't be a "bankruptcy-inducing event"  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: America does not have the money in social security to fund another big government welfare program like this.  This only puts the nation further in debt. Rubio should be focusing on cutting the size of government and reducing taxes so Americans can pay for their own family leave.)

 

Senate Democrats End Boycott, Agree to Meet with Kavanaugh

 

Republicans to press ahead with Kavanaugh conformation despite National Archives delay

 

Tenn. GOP braces for Senate fight in Trump country vs. Democratic centrist

 

Orrin Hatch: Partisanship over Kavanaugh nomination 'dumbass'  (US Senator of Utah Orrin Hatch (R)

 

GOP senator: Trump willing to 'listen' to concerns about race

 

Blackburn, Bredesen easily win Tennessee Senate primaries

 

New fear: Democrats culd win Senate

 

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

 

'Bachelor' contestant accuses 'Bachelorette' contender of sexual harassment

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Facebook Hires Team of Psychologists to Help Employees Cope with Objectionable Content

 

MSNBC: Facebook a ‘Frankenstein Monster’ Must Be Shut Down to Stop Russia Hacking 2018 Elections

 

Desperation: MSNBC Host Wants Facebook Shut Down to Stop ‘Fake News’

 

Activists: Facebook’s move to block Russian interference discriminates against illegal immigrants

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Trump gets the headlines on North Korea. But keep an eye on South Korea.

 

Heatwave leaves 35 dead in South Korea

 

South Korea's P-8A Decision

 

SPACE

 

Bezos Throws Cash, Engineers at Rocket Program as Space Race Accelerates

 

SPORTS

 

Bobby Bowden to Supremes: Let Coach Kennedy pray!

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

 

STATES

 

 

Hundreds evacuated in Virginia after dam overflows

 

Virginia Dam Overtops, Homes Evacuated Over Dam Failure Fears

 

143 mph fire tornado spins destruction in scorched California

 

Rising winds forecast for N. Calif. wildfire zones

 

Man refuses to lower Nazi flag flying at home  (New York)

 

Red flag conditions threaten to stoke large wildfires burning in Northern California

 

Cuomo's economic schemes are bad for everyone  (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Pompeo says "ways to go" before N. Korea meets denuclearization vow  (US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo)

 

State Dept. Reconsidering $850M Contract for IED, Bomb Removal

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

After investigating Clinton and Vincent Foster’s death, Brett Kavanaugh had change of heart  (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Kavanaugh Opposition Cracks… Endorsed by Liberal Feminist Democrat

 

Judge Kavanaugh holds mainstream position on voting rights

 

SYRIA

 

Explosions Heard as ‘Hostile Missiles’ Target Southwestern Damascus

 

China moves to take part in Syrian civil war

 

TAIWAN

 

China's new J-16 advanced fighter jet 'targeting Taiwan' may soon be ...

 

TELEVISION

 

‘Last Man Standing’ won’t shy away from portraying Tim Allen’s character as conservative: Fox exec

 

CBS' Moonves skirts explosive allegations and sticks to strong earnings on call with investors

 

TERRORISM

 

Osama bin Laden’s family in first interview: Now we worry about his son

 

Homegrown Terror Threats Rise for Second Consecutive Month

 

 

TRADE

 

Bipartisan unease, but little urgency, over Trump's tariff escalation with China

 

A better way on trade

 

Kudlow Says Trump Won't Back Off After China Retaliates in Trade War

 

Trump’s Trade War Is Killing American Blue Jeans

 

 

TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION (TSA)

 

Secret Surveillance of Americans Traveling by Air Found Nothing, Will Continue

 

TURKEY

 

US, Turkey agree to ‘work together’ to resolve disputes

 

Erdogan: “Turkey has no problems related to religious minorities”

 

The Bleak House of the US-Turkey alliance 

 

Pompeo Warns Turkey on Detained US Pastor: The Clock Has 'Run Out'  (US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo)

 

Turkey launches investigation into Google over competition complaint

 

Turkish Public, Government Officials React To U.S. Sanctions: 'Turkey Will Respond In Kind To America'

 

 

UNIONS

 

AFL-CIO President Backs Trump's Tariffs, Calls for More Bailouts for Businesses Hurt by Them

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 logs best day in more than a month, but still notches weekly loss

 

Amazon pays just $2.2 million in U.K. tax despite profit surge

 

Prince Harry says Camilla is 'not a wicked stepmother,' book claims

 

Tommy Robinson and Britain’s Ongoing Descent Into Madness

 

Anti-Shariah activist 'psychologically tortured'in British prison

 

Video: Tommy Robinson Unveils His Prison Torture

 

The British Left’s meltdown over anti-Semitism should be a warning

 

Catholic group asks bishop to disinvite pro-LGBT priest from World Meeting of Families

 

UK’s Generation Identity leader interviewed on his mock halal slaughter

 

Corbyn rejects charge Labour is threat to Jews, vows to drive out anti-Semitism

 

VATICAN

 

Pope Francis Says No to Centuries of Church Teaching

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump clashes with his own administration over Russia

 

Breaking: Trump to Declassify Infamous FISA Memo

 

Kushners Unload 666 Fifth Ave. to Brookfield in 99-Year Lease

 

Omarosa: Trump showed a ‘real and serious’ mental decline

 

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, CNN’s Acosta tangle at White House briefing over ‘enemy of the people’  (White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders)

 

Huckabee Sanders rejects CNN demand she contradict president

 

Stop Calling Trump a Populist

 

Trump Devotes Majority of Rally to Bashing News Media

 

Eric Trump: Entire family has received 'white powder' in the mail

 

Daily White House protests against Trump enter third week

 

Calling Ivanka Out on her “low point” Televised Comment

 

Are Karen McDougal's Claims Credible?  (There are plenty of holes in McDougal's claims concerning President Trump.)

 

Why is Trump fighting the trade war?

 

 

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