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Wednesday, August 15, 2018





In Today’s Issue: 




Pro-life Democrats Feel Unwelcome in Missouri


Chelsea Clinton: 'Pro-Choice Is Pro-Life,' Reproductive Rights Are About Economic Rights


Chelsea Clinton Claims Aborting Babies is a Good Thing Because “Pro-Choice is Pro-Life”


Chelsea Clinton Makes a Terrible Argument for Abortion


Heartbroken Pastor Laments: “52% of All African-American Pregnancies End in Abortion”


Man disputes abortion protester's claim he pointed rifle


Pro-Abortion Media Will Launch Massive Attack on President Trump Tomorrow


Planned Parenthood Spends Hundreds of Thousands to Pressure Collins and Murkowski to Reject Kavanaugh


Nashville abortion clinic closes, leaving area with one operating clinic


Could this constitutional amendment make abortion illegal in NC?


Three states to vote on pro-life measures in midterm elections


Voters in Alabama and West Virginia Have a Chance to Vote Against Abortion. Here’s How


Professor: It’s Not “Playing God” to Abort One Identical Twin If the Baby is Not as Healthy


Woman Defends Having Abortion at 8 Months, Ending the Life of Her 32-Week-Old Baby


Abortion Activist Threatens Pro-Lifer: “I’m Going to Rape Your Daughter and Kill Your Family”


Judge Allows Scotland’s Plan for Do-It-Yourself Abortions Killing Babies at Home to Go Forward   (Scotland)


Abortion activists panic over pro-life billboard pointing out Canada has no abortion law


Teen’s Family Asks Court to OK Killing Her 24-Week-Old Unborn Baby in an Abortion  (India)




Dozens killed as bomber hits college students in Afghan capital


30 Afghan soldiers killed in latest battlefield reversal





Libya condemns 45 to death for killings at 2011 protest: Ministry




Southwest bans exotic emotional support animals





The Battle for Houston





Norway's Favorite Anti-Semitic Cartoonist Strikes Again



Markets Live: ASX gains as Wesfarmers, CSL rise while IAG, CBA sag


Australian Dollar Becomes No. 1 Whipping Boy in Trade War


Australian Lawmaker Refers To 'Final Solution' In Push For Muslim Immigration Ban


Australian dollar's fall may be good news for consumers and jobs




TSX posts triple-digit decline, Canadian dollar falls


‘Transgender’ child fights repeal of Ontario sex-ed at human rights court


New federal holiday will honour residential school survivors


Toronto police launch investigation into attack on photojournalist at anti-hate rally


Toronto overdose deaths highlight need for prevention sites, advocacy group says


Watch: This is how each province is tackling recreational marijuana sales


Ontario freezes broader public sector executive pay


Montreal set to press Ottawa for national handgun ban


Canadian home sales tick higher in July led by Greater Toronto Area market


Canada’s lenders strong enough to handle adverse shock: Moody’s


B.C. government declares state of emergency as wildfire crisis rages on




The Divisive Consequences of the Census Bureau’s Committee on Race




New Estimates Show Record Number of Overdose Deaths 





Brennan, the Spooks, and Russian Collusion  (Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency nominee John Brennan)


Botched CIA Communications System Helped Blow Cover of Chinese Agents




Tim Tebow Releases New Feature Film “Run the Race” Celebrating Life and Faith 





China denies transforming Xinjiang province into 'no rights zone


In Religious Crackdown, China Interns Millions for Re-Education


Beijing Rejects UN's Criticism of Its ‘Re-Education’ Camps for Muslim Uighurs




Pelosi ‘Pinocchioed’ by Washington Post for Accusing McConnell of Racist Remark   (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)/Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)


CNN Poll: Democratic advantage grows in race for Congress


Democrats are making Congress look more like America. Republicans are fighting this. 




Harley-Davidson CEO sent out employee memo to fight ‘misinformation’




Manafort attorney says defense put on no evidence because case wasn’t ‘beyond a reasonable doubt’


Christian baker vindicated by SCOTUS back in court for not baking a gender transitioning cake


Prosecutors brand Manafort liar in closing as cranky judge tells jury to ignore his rants


Uproar after judge OK's freeing most New Mexico compound defendants


Meet the Native-Hawaiian Army Veteran Who Just Won a Major Gun-Carry Case


Is Trump finally ready to turn his sights to remaking the 9th  Circuit Court?




New York Teacher Charged With Possessing Child Pornography


Survivors react to 'predator priests' report


More than 20 ill from suspected drug overdoses at Connecticut park


Dad beats to death man who followed daughter into bathroom stall: police





DNC Reviewing ‘Disturbing’ Allegations of Keith Ellison’s Domestic Abuse (Democratic National Committee Deputy Chairman Keith Ellison)




Majority of Democrats More Positive On Socialism Than Capitalism


Massachusetts Mayor Says He'll Boycott Local Brewery Because Founder Thanked Trump for Tax Cut


Ellison Wins Attorney General Primary, Continues to Deny Abuse Allegations(US Representative of Minnesota Keith Ellison (D)


Cuomo only agrees to debate when cards are stacked in his favor(Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)


Obama Shunned Orban, but He Has a Friend in Trump(Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban)


Joe Biden skips political rally ‘under doctor’s orders’  (Former Vice-President Joseph R Biden Jr (D)





Why Won’t Betsy DeVos Defend Civil Rights?(Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)





HUD wants to revise anti-housing segregation rule




U.S. stocks close lower as Turkey, trade worries continue to weigh


Stocks Tumble as Tech, Commodities Trigger Fears: Markets Wrap


Wall St. ends lower on escalating trade worries


The Dow just registered its longest stint in correction territory in nearly 60 years


U.S. retail sales, manufacturing data bolster third-quarter economic outlook


Asian markets retreat, weighed by sinking tech stocks


Asian shares stumble as markets shrug off Wall Street relief bump; Shanghai down 2.1%


America's highest-paying jobs


U.S. Treasury yield curve flattest since 2007


Inflation is back. Will it kill the economy?


New York City’s booming economy is bad news for the far left


Gold settles at lowest level in more than 1 ½ years in broad metals-sector rout




A Teacher's Lament, Then and Now


Go ahead, fornicate: Christian college drops morality code


Stepping Back From Graduate Programs


Three Days on the Road With the Parkland Activists


More Pressure on Accreditors in Changing Higher Ed Landscape


Why Won’t Betsy DeVos Defend Civil Rights?


Anti-Intellectualism and ‘How Fascism Works’


Seeking a Middle Ground Between Publishers and OER


Turning Day-Care Workers Into Degreed Early-Ed Teachers




Suicide Bomb Attack On Christians Thwarted Just Meters From Church


21 kids die on way to school as boat sinks in the Nile






Bernie: Establishment Dems Winning Primaries But Progressives Winning 'Ideological Struggle'


Democrats Continue March Left While Pawlenty Loss Shows Trump Owns GOP


Ohio vote count drags on and on, but state defends tally


Vermont nominates transgender candidate, Ellison earns Minnesota AG nod in primaries


Primary night takeaways: Diverse Democrats and Trump wins


 Big wins for progressives in Tuesday's primaries




Oil falls sharply, ends at 10-week low after unexpected rise in U.S. crude inventories


Energy Prices





Energy Conferees Shut Down Fuel Economy Mandates as Costly to Consumers


On fuel economy plan, Trump administration ignored its own EPA scientists





European stocks drop 1%, with commodity shares among largest decliners


Sweden is Burning


Italy bridge collapse death toll rises to 39


Italy Bridge Troubles Were Known Long Before Collapse




Why Are People Giving Peter Strzok Their Money?


How Bruce Ohr Could Implicate High-Ranking Obama Officials In Spygate





Appointed leader resigns from foreign aid agency used to give jobs to Trump supporters




Immigration experts: U.N. handling key parts of U.S. foreign policy





Aristocrat sues France for €350m over claim to Monaco throne




Green party seek to cement CO2 reduction in constitution


Heatwave set for last hurrah on Thursday




Just how big of a deal has Trump been in GOP primaries anyway? Ask Tim Pawlenty.


Reagan Library Shows America at Its Best


Candidate accused of lying about her diploma quits Florida race





Most people who think they have a penicillin allergy are wrong. That's dangerous


How Trump Averted An American Health Care Debacle




Before her suicide, Dutch Holocaust scholar saw deep threats to her life’s work





Activist Calls for Hong Kong Independence at Asia Press Club Event





Pelosi Wants to Be House Speaker Again to Provide ‘Check and Balance on the President’… (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)


Media Conspiracy Theories About Devin Nunes Are Getting Out Of Control(US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)


McCarthy stares down immigration protesters (House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California)


Democrats Try a Risky Strategy in Bid to Win House Control


Trump wishes 'leader of the Democrat Party' Maxine Waters a happy birthday(US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)




Feds say restarting DACA will delay benefits for legal immigrants




Worst flood in a century kills 67 in India's Kerala


Narendra Modi Says India Will Send a Manned Flight Into Space by 2022  (Prime Minister Narendra Modi)




Iran supreme leader admits ‘mistake’ allowing nuke deal negotiations


Iran Is Throwing a Tantrum but Wants a Deal


Can Sanctions Bring Down The Mullahs?




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Wednesday, August 15, 2018)


US warns no one will be ‘fully pleased’ by Israeli-Palestinian peace plan


Israeli Defense Budget Set for Massive Increase


Israel says Gaza calm brokered with Hamas, but no ‘real’ deal without captives


The scale of the Israel-Hamas deal


Michigan candidate backs 1-state solution, slashing military aid to Israel


IDF Closes Probe Into ‘Black Friday’ Battle During 2014 Gaza War (Israel Defense Forces)


Health Ministry urges calm as more Golan waterways said contaminated


'Peace can only succeed if it is based on reality'


Shin Bet says prominent author’s claim of border interrogation is not true


Former Jordanian Culture Minister Salah Jarrar Proposes Alternative To Trump's ME Peace Plan: The Jews Will Return To Their Countries Of Origin


Israel arrests Belgian national suspected of belonging to PFLP terror group


Youth coach suspected of molesting dozens of girls online


Why the Druze should continue supporting Israel


Tumors to meet a frozen end at private Haifa hospital


White House: Palestinian Authority’s Stamp Of Approval No Longer Necessary


Abbas: We will thwart Trump's plan, Nation-State Law   (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


Israeli forces arrest Palestinian man who filmed IDF troops, citing ‘incitement’


Bennett lashes Lauder over ‘preposterous’ criticism of nation-state law




5 charged with terror after raid, shoot-out in Jordan


Jordan weighs up Russian offer for voluntary return of Syrian refugees




Why Leftism Can Never Truly Support The Concept Of Free Speech


When Progressives Colluded With the Kremlin in a Presidential Election




Corona Beer Giant Puts $3.8 Billion Bet on U.S. Love of Cannabis




The Washington Post Crosses a Very Dangerous Line


US defense bill could force Al Jazeera to register as foreign agent


Omarosa’s Failed Fake Book and the Media’s Fake News




Arkansas Medicaid work requirements could cost thousands coverage, data shows




Mexico, U.S. may be heading toward NAFTA deal amid Trump’s global trade war





Militant Atheist Group Calls for Removal of Edwards AFB Commander over Public Professions of Faith


Lockheed Martin to Build Infrared Spacecraft for US Air Force


US defense chief woos Brazil as Chinese influence grows


US dismisses 'hypocritical' draft space weapons treaty


U.S. Still Several Years Away From Standing Up Space Force


PT belt — much like the kind mocked in the military — sold for $30 at Urban Outfitters


Iceland hotel offers US military barracks theme experience to travelers


USS Ronald Reagan sailor found guilty of attempting to sexually assault children


Green Beret killed in Afghanistan dreamed of joining Special Forces 




James Clapper Whines About Trump Revoking Security Clearances  (Former Director of National Intelligence James R Clapper)




New Zealand bans foreigners from buying property





Weed-killing chemical linked to cancer found in some children's breakfast foods




The minority women taking on Pakistan's political elite to campaign for better health


Justin Trudeau underscores importance of Pakistan-Canada relations  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)




Philippines' Duterte slams China over island-building    (President Rodrigo Duterte)




Trump-Amazon feud shadows critical Postal Service report




‘Abolish prisons’ is the new ‘abolish ICE’




The Catholic Church’s Rotherham


‘He’s a priest. I trusted him’: One of the 1,000 victims of alleged Pa. clergy abuse tells his story


The scale of the Catholic Church’s criminality still shocks




Administration gains high marks on religious liberty




Russia offers 2.5 million-acre land to soybean-hungry China


Putin Calls for More Positivity on Social Media   (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Russia expands assets and naval horizons across Indo-Pacific


Fake intercept? Russian MoD dismisses UK claims of chasing off six Su-24 bombers over Black Sea


U.S. Says Small Russian Satellite A Space Weapon


Russian cosmonauts conduct spacewalk outside ISS


Defense Ministry refutes reports on Russian bombers being intercepted over Black Sea




S.E.C., Prompted by Musk’s Tweet, Is Said to Subpoena Tesla





Virginia Senator Ups the Ante with Big Tech Regulation Proposals  (US Senator of Virginia Mark Warner (D)


Elizabeth Warren Plans To Destroy Capitalism By Pretending To ‘Save’ It  (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)


Schumer called illegal immigration 'wrong,' said 'aliens' should not be treated same as legal immigrants  (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)


Bernie Sanders slams GOP as being "bankrupt intellectually" (US Senator of Vermont Bernard Sanders (I-Socialist)


Hatch 'not comfortable' with Trump calling Omarosa a 'dog'  (US Senator of Utah Orrin Hatch (R)


Vukmir Plans to Make Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) Pay for Medicare for All Support


A Pearl Jam poster depicting a dead President Trump draws controversy in Sen. Tester’s bid for reelection


Leah Vukmir Wins Wisconsin GOP Primary to Challenge Tammy Baldwin


Clearinghouse for Kavanaugh documents is Bush White House lawyer, angering Senate Democrats (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)




These TSA Reject Dogs Are Too Good for the Government Anyway




Twitter muzzles Alex Jones for a week




Social Security and Fiscal Doomsday




Seoul offers 'goodwill gesture' to Tokyo


S. Korea gears up for family reunions


You can get away with distributing nude selfies, says university group


Seoul endures tropical nights for record 25 days


Moon says Pyongyang summit to be 'bold step' towards ending war  (President Moon Jae-in)




Kareem Abdul-Jabbar compares national anthem to songs of slavery


Dan Marino’s son arrested for DUI, had ‘slurred’ speech: cops


MLB Scoreboard






Colorado Defies the Supreme Court, Renews Persecution of a Christian Baker


Andrew Cuomo Was Never That Great  (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)


Cuomo says America ‘was never that great’


Don't split up California — make it even bigger


A community devastated by a wildfire sends messages to the couple whose trailer started it  (California)


East to get more rain by end of week


Worker killed falling into vat of oil near Disney World


West Virginia’s efforts to impeach the state’s Supreme Court are just the latest in a worrisome trend


How California became the most secretive state on police misconduct




In Syria’s Golan, Russia seeks handover to UN peacekeepers





China accused of pressuring Taiwanese bakery as it bows to mainland backlash over gift bag for Taiwanese president


How to Make Sure Taiwan Is Safe from China: New F-35s and F-16s





Feminist-Celebrated Imam’s Son Ran Terrorist Camp For School Shooters


The Trial of the Blind Sheikh Ties In to a New Mexico Child-Abuse Case


Islamic State’s Push For A New Caliphate


New Mexico Child-Terrorist Training Camp Leaders Go Free


D'Souza: Antifa the 'real' brownshirts




An Easy Way to Lower the Trade Deficit




Qatar defies Trump, bails out Turkey with $15bn investment pledge


Turkey raises tariffs on U.S. products as dispute escalates


Turkey favors switching from dollars to national currencies in trade with Russia & China


Turkish Court Rejects Appeal For The Release Of American Christian Pastor


U.S.-Turkey Rift Widens


Turkey’s Crisis Exposes the Perils of Strongman Rule


Turkey hikes tariffs on US products amid escalating tensions




Uber narrows loss but is a long way from finding profit 





Actor Rowan Atkinson Defends MP Joke Comparing Burkas To Mailboxes


Car Terrorist in Britain Was Sudanese Muslim Immigrant


U.K. stocks notch longest losing streak since February


Lay Off Boris Johnson — and Us for That Matter  (Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson)


London considering car-free zone near attack site




Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan, White House press secretary says


Trump slams fed probe into Russia collusion as a ‘scam’ in latest attack


Black Americans aren't buying Omarosa on Trump


'Bittersweet day' as Parkland students return 6 months after shooting


White House admits error on African-American jobs claim


White House criticized over incorrect African American employment numbers


More and more, Trump’s own spokesmen refuse to vouch for him


George Conway, husband of Kellyanne, tweets on Trump’s ‘false and misleading’ statements


Things in the Paul Manafort trial that should scare Trump


Oh dear: Now Omarosa wants to tell us about Trump’s ‘Coke habit’


The new GOP litmus test: Defending Trump at his absolute worst


Omarosa and the secret taping game


I read 6 sycophantic pro-Trump books, then I read Omarosa’s. Talk about a plot twist.



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