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Saturday, August 5, 2017






In Today’s Issue: 




Competing To Glamorize Abortion


Federal court judge halts enforcement of Illinois abortion notification law


Both sides seek to drop Alaska abortion lawsuit


Democratic idea stirs abortion-rights backlash


Over half of UK women who sought abortion last year used contraceptives


Chile's bishops lament lifting of abortion ban




Trump’s competing impulses define contentious debate over U.S. Afghan strategy




Canadian, American opposition advisers being deported from Kenya ahead of presidential vote


Kenya government denies pre-election raid on opposition offices





South China Sea row stalls ASEAN communique 



3 Marines missing after aircraft 'mishap' off Australia


What Was Australia Doing in Vietnam?





General Motors Recalling Nearly 800,000 Pickup Trucks Worldwide




Iran expands its terrorist sponsorship in the Balkans





Disturbing footage emerges of a woman hitting and BITING her whimpering dog on Toronto subway, forcing angry passengers to intervene and confront her


Canada’s Passchendaele Heroes Offer Lessons for Today


Professor renews legal effort to block Canadian combat vehicle exports to Saudi Arabia


Conrad Black: Aboriginals deserve a fair deal, but enough with us hating ourselves


No, Justin Trudeau is not the leader of the free world  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


Goldstein: Trudeau's unhidden agenda


Montreal’s Olympic Stadium becomes shelter as Haitian refugees from the U.S. seek home in Canada


Trudeau urges asylum seekers to use proper channels to enter Canada




Puerto Rico governor defies oversight board on worker furloughs




China increases its rhetoric on border dispute with India





McMaster: Threat of North Korean nuclear weapon strike "impossible to overstate"  (White House National Security Adviser HR McMaster)


McMaster: Trump 'Will Not Tolerate' Threats From NKorea


Southeast Asia issues strong rebuke, warning to North Korea


North Korea: US seeks UN ban on exports of coal, iron, lead and seafood





GOP efforts to stabilize Obamacare markets might come too late


Republicans attack Democrats on government-run healthcare after Obamacare repeal failure


Healthcare? Taxes? No. Congress bizarrely acts on horse slaughter


Republicans in Congress Agree on Need to Agree


Dems introduce legislation to protect manned aircraft from drones


Congress should stop states from taxing and regulating beyond their own borders




Cybercrime WannaCry 'hero' to plead not guilty to accusation he wrote banking malware


Blackwater ex-guard's murder conviction in Baghdad shooting is overturned


A Flippant Shkreli Is Convicted of Fraud and Conspiracy




Florida teacher accused of molesting EIGHT students known as 'Jason's Girls' after he encouraged them to read Lolita and asked one to write a poem titled 'Come Inside Me'


Bomb explodes at Minnesota mosque during morning prayer


Teen charged with murder after newborn's remains found buried


'Nobody kill anybody': Baltimore hopes for homicide-free weekend


Police chief ousted after Muslim cop shot unarmed woman named Woman Law Enforcement Executive of the Year


Northwestern professor and Oxford staffer wanted in stabbing death are in custody in California, police say


Police: Northwestern professor wanted in grisly slaying apologized in video


NYPD: Suspect threatened women with acid at ATM


New Mexico cow shootings spark serial cattle killer fears


Gunfire at Santa Monica park leaves 1 dead, 1 wounded


He was 12. He had just moved to America. Then his Sikh father was murdered.





Democrats fear Russia probe blowback





The Likely Road Ahead for the Mueller Investigation (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


Is Mueller’s Grand Jury Impeachment Step One?

Chicago to Sue DoJ Over Sanctuary City Policies


What to know about Mueller's use of a grand jury in the Russia probe  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


Mueller’s Office Is Said to Seek White House’s Flynn Records (Former White House National Security Adviser General Michael T Flynn)


Waters: Mueller is 'going to win'  (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)


Investigations of Leaks Tripled Under Trump, Sessions Says  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


The gang so terrifying it rivals MS-13


Sessions might subpoena journalists to reveal leakers. Pence once fought against that.


Dershowitz: Mueller's DC Grand Jury Might be Bad For Trump





DEA Proposes 20 Percent Cut in Opioid Production for 2018




The Jobs Report: Proof of Trump Making America Great Again


Key questions raised by July's jobs report


Jobs report disputes Trump immigration claims


Is The Trump Jobs Boom Beginning? 




Fresno State professor won't be returning to classroom after 'Trump must hang' tweet


How about the Feds stop pushing racial discrimination?


Bipolar kindergarten teacher found alive in field weeks after crash


Black people aren’t keeping white Americans out of college. Rich people are.




Energy Prices


A Misguided Attack On Energy Infrastructure





Weather Extreme heat warnings issued in Europe as temperatures pass 40C


Weather disasters to impact 2 out of 3 Europeans by 2100, study says


Switzerland: Melting glaciers in Alps could reveal hundreds of mummified corpses





FBI tracked fake news believed to be from Russia on Election Day


FBI tracked Election Day social media for fake news from Russia





Why are these billions in pipeline projects stalled? 




 Wells Fargo: Fake accounts in scandal could rise




Uncle Sam calls truce in the war on e-cigs


The FDA just unveiled one of the most important public-health initiatives of the century




Trump, Macron discuss increasing cooperation in Syria and Iraq (French President Emmanuel Macron)


Panda gives birth to twins at French zoo, one cub dies


France nets 1.3 tonne cocaine haul on boat from Brazil


France: Rocket launcher discovered near Qur’an school




GMO salmon held up in U.S. over labeling complications. Meanwhile, Canadians have eaten 5 tons of it.




Germany could have deported Hamburg supermarket jihad murderer in 2015


German supermarket chain yanks eggs amid pesticide scare




With party switch in West Virginia, Republicans now have matched record number of governors' seats. Will it last?


The GOP has become the party of the grotesque




 Illinois ObamaCare insurance premiums expected to rise 43 percent next year





Jim Carrey Mocks Trump Rally in Bizarre Tweet





Colossus of Corruption: Ben Rhodes Unmasked  (Rhodes's people are almost certainly among the criminal leakers and part of Obama's fifth column within the Trump administration.)


Maxine: ‘I Am Not Running for Anything Except the Impeachment of Trump’ (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)


Radioactive: Democrats Are Starting To See Nancy Pelosi As a Cancer  (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California )


Paul Ryan Opposes Immigration Cuts (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)


Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s pathetic ‘right thing’ defense (US Representative of Florida Debbie Wasserman Schultz(D)


Why Dana Rohrabacher's name keeps coming up in the Russia investigation  (US Representative of California Dana Rohrabacher (R)


Paul Ryan: Intel leaks 'the problem of the leaker, not the journalist'  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)


House GOP outlines contempt case against Cordray


Border district Dems raise alarm over environmental impact of wall


House Intelligence secretly sent staffers to meet Trump dossier writer: Report




Jim Acosta and the MSM: Grasping at Straws in the Immigration Debate


Why Trump Supporters Distrust Immigration and Diversity


Why shouldn’t US immigration law be good for the US?


Immigration critics find their champion in Trump



Deportation of brothers sparks outrage in Md.




Chinese daily talks of military operations in Doklam


India wary as China takes up Doklam issue with Nepal


Fatal Heights: The Untold Deaths Of India's Construction Workers


India now readies manned underwater craft


Air India makes flyers wait 3 hours in snag-hit plane


Two Thousand Hindus Surround Christian Woman And Declare To Her That She Must Reject Christianity And Worship The Hindu Gods. She Refuses, The Hindus Grab Her And Beat Her Until She Becomes Unconscious And They Scream Out: “If Your Jesus Is Alive Ask Him To Heal Her Right Now”





California bullet train chief executive is still on the state payroll — two months after his exit date




Iranian president calls for EU support on nuclear deal




Muslim Miss Universe contestant wears kaftan instead of bikini in swimsuit competition





Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Saturday, August 5, 2017)


'They killed everyone, my sister said'


Harow ‘incriminates’ Netanyahu in corruption case, TV report claims  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Is this the end for Netanyahu?


Watch: Police, IDF, Flee Hundreds of Arab Rioters at Funeral Saturday  (Israel Defense Forces)


Demonstrators square off over Netanyahu graft probes


Abdullah in Ramallah will strike anti-Israel stance (The Jordanian king’s visit to Ramallah on Monday is expected to produce a joint move with “Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to assail Israel’s sovereignty on Temple Mount and Jerusalem.)


Opposition leaders call on Netanyahu to resign over corruption cases


Abbas: ‘Jerusalem is the eternal capital of the state of Palestine’  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


Ari Harow, the man who could bring down the prime minister


PA Hysterical over Possibility of Israeli Seat at Security Council


Shots fired at IDF forces in West Bank (Judea and Samaria), no injuries


PA: Palestinian internet facing ‘fierce’ cyber attack


Israeli shot dead in suspected gang hit


Report: Israeli Police Collaborated with PA Agents in Interrogating Arab Who Sold Hebron Building to Jews


Israeli officials say under-fire McMaster a great friend of Israel  (White House National Security Adviser HR McMaster)


Funerals held for Palestinians slain in July, after bodies returned to families


Gaza drone crashes in Israel


Ma’an responds to Israeli accusations of incitement




Does Japan need an Israeli Arrow 3 interceptor missile?




Kredo to Hannity: With Power Revelations, Unmasking ‘Really Becomes a Flashpoint’


NRA to 'New York Times': We're coming for you


CNN's Jim Acosta Defends His Anti-Trump Bias: 'Let Other People Be the Wallflower'


Don't make the press collateral damage in a war on leaks


How one mom got caught in a 'fake news' battle involving J.K. Rowling and Donald Trump


Could CNN be sold off? AT&T 'prepares to get rid of huge assets including TMZ and the news network' during their $85billion merger




Medicaid Expansion Was — And Is — A Bad Mistake




Vicente Fox trolls Trump again, slams his 17-day vacation


NARCO-TERROR: Cartel Gunmen Throw Grenade at Hotel in Mexican Border City 




Only 27% of Americans see Qatar as ‘US friend or ally’: Arab News / YouGov poll


Women in bikinis in Saudi Arabia? This resort will allow it


Americans urge censorship of terror content amid Qatar media row




America's Endless Search for a Strategy


Pentagon considering 'mini-nukes' for maximum deterrence


More Than 50 House Dems Urge Mattis to Reject Transgender Military Ban  (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)


US Navy suspends search for missing sailor


US troops are on the ground in Yemen for offensive against al-Qaida militants


Commander of Combat Logistics Battalion 8 relieved of command


VA whistleblower gets job in Trump’s new accountability office


86-year-old Marine Corps legend John Fasulo, 'Dr. Demo,' is set to retire


Court deals major blow to veterans suing military contractor over burn pits




Feds Spend $300,000 for ‘Dialogues About Water’




9-year-old "Guardian of the Galaxy" applies for job at NASA




McMaster blocked Ayaan Hirsi Ali from speaking to NSC and meeting Trump: “Islamophobic”  (White House National Security Adviser HR McMaster)


McMaster calls Israel “illegitimate,” “occupying power”


McMaster’s NSC coup against Trump purges critics of Islam and Obama


New White House intrigue surrounds 'pro-forma' letter McMaster sent Rice (White House National Security Adviser HR McMaster/ Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice)


McMaster Becomes Latest Target of White House Infighting


Former national security officials call on Trump to ax McMaster


Trump comes to defense of H.R. McMaster after a week of attacks




“Everything the president wants to do, McMaster opposes,” say former NSC officials  (White House National Security Adviser HR McMaster)




Shattered faith: Nearly 100 sex abuse suits against Catholic priests rock island of Guam




Pakistan names first Hindu minister in government for more than two decades


Did Sharif sideline brother from Pak PM post? (Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif)


Internet speed down by half in Pakistan, as another submarine cable system collapses




Opioid Users Fill Jails. Why Aren’t They Being Treated?





Firestorm: Procter & Gamble ad portrays 'racist' America




Michael Savage: 'Taking down Trump' would provoke civil war




North Carolina church fighting allegations of decades of abuse




Russian Energy Ministry slams new EU sanctions as unlawful


Russian opposition leader: There's a 50/50 chance I'll be killed


Russia’s ex-envoy to US says his talks with Flynn were about Russian-US cooperation  (Former White House National Security Adviser General Michael T Flynn)


Vladimir Putin goes fishing and warns of high pollution levels in Russia's Lake Baikal  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)





Senate Stays in Pro-Forma Session, Blocking Trump Recess Appointments as Lawmakers Leave D.C.


…Senate Confirms Dozens of Trump Nominees, But Key Posts Remain Unfilled


McCaskill Claims She ‘Respects’ Trump Voters, Despite Mocking POTUS  (US Senator of Missouri Claire McCaskill (D)


Mark Warner, Senate Intel vice chairman, calls for investigating leaked Trump phone call transcripts  (US Senator of Virginia Mark Warner (D)


McCain declares war on Trump's plan for 'merit-based' immigration  (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)


Mo Brooks lands backing from conservative group  (US Representative of Alabama Mo Brooks (R) won the backing of the conservative group FreedomWorks on Friday amid the highly contentious Alabama Republican Senate race.)


The Senate's last best chance to end the Obamacare disaster




Memo to Mark Zuckerberg: So you want to be president


Dinesh D'Souza takes back Facebook page




Preschoolers Spend More Time in Classes Than Playgrounds


7 Out of 10 S.Koreans Support Full THAAD Deployment


Temperature surges to 39C as scorching heat continues




Vendors may be selling ‘fake’ solar eclipse glasses. Here’s how to make sure yours are real.





Oakland Athletics star 'hurls gay slur at Los Angeles Angels fan and challenges him to a fight' during heated game 


Fired coach: Principal 'wanted more white players'


Doc Rivers relieved of front office duties


MLB Scoreboard  




Massive Florida sinkhole grows as 2 more homes condemned


Navy veteran told to take down patriotic mailbox  (Florida)


Heavy rains, flooding wreaks havoc across US


3 children struck by lightning in Utah


Hot, hazy and bothered: Pacific Northwest swelters in unusual heat wave




North Korea just one of the problems Tillerson faces in return to Asia  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)





What's behind the skyrocketing teen suicide rate?




Supreme Court's next big gun control case? Post-Newtown laws face new scrutiny


Did Supreme Court cancel judges' free-speech rights?




Passenger system aims to help prevent terror threat


Beijing reaches out to young Taiwanese with summertime sweeteners


Chinese barred from study at NCKU: reports


Could China and America Go to War over Taiwan?





Transgender actors push for more inclusion on TV




To End Era Of Currency Volatility, The U.S. Treasury Must Lead




Turkey warns new military moves in Syria imminent


Teachers, doctors, tax collectors: In Turkey's sweeping purges, ordinary people are branded enemies of the state


Turkey’s main opposition leader says ‘Turkey not safe for Germans’


Army kills two PKK militants in Turkey’s southeast


Bus accident kills six, injures 36 in Turkey’s north





'We released you because you are a mother': Group who kidnapped British model, 20, who was drugged, stuffed in a bag, driven to a farmhouse and auctioned as a sex slave on the Dark Web reveal why they had a change of heart and let her go


Britain prepares to show its Brexit hand


Charlie Gard :Medic decries 'soap opera' that stoked abuse of hospital


Princess Diana’s private tapes will air despite pleas from her family and friends


Brexit: Britain could be left with a bare larder, farmers warn


Is Harry set to propose? Prince whisks girlfriend Meghan Markle on romantic African holiday for her 36th  birthday 


Acid attacks: People who carry out 'life-changing' crimes face life sentences


A fifth of Scotland’s coastline is under threat, experts warn


Mental health: NHS finds bed for teenager at risk of suicide


Tories 'should have focused on change'


Ireland Taoiseach urges Northern Ireland to back staying in single market


Trust volunteers shun LGBTQ symbols


Scottish Government criticised over low-emission zone plans


'Extraordinary' US surgeon may be forced to quit UK because of visa nightmare


Earthquake in Highlands biggest recorded in over 30 years





UN Security Council adopts new North Korea sanctions


US tells UN it wants out of Paris climate deal


UN study finds Isis fighters 'lack basic understanding of Islam' 




Venezuelan assembly ousts defiant chief prosecutor


Venezuela ushers in all-powerful lawmaking body as opposition struggles to regroup


Vatican calls on Venezuela's Maduro to suspend constitutional assembly




President Trump’s Weekly Address: August 4, 2017


Trump defends McMaster from calls for his firing  (White House National Security Adviser HR McMaster)


Here's five environmental regulations Trump is dismantling


Report: Stephen Miller Could Replace 'The Mooch' as Communications Director


Can General Kelly Save the Trump Presidency?


Leaks that betray America


Trump arrives in New Jersey for 17-day vacation


How Trump's days away from the WH compare to his predecessors 


Checking in on Trump's promises to fight the opioid epidemic


Trump signs law to aid wounded U.S. Capitol Police officers


Someone Just Noticed That Trump Is Getting Stuff Done


An erosion of ethics oversight should make us all more cynical about Trump


Trump facing reality that his words — and tweets — are often not having their desired impact


Trump is a one-man assault on the rule of law


White House may use lie detectors to find leakers, says Conway





Microchipping employees raises apocalyptic questions



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