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Monday, August 7, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Abby Johnson: I Would Have Quit Planned Parenthood Two Years Sooner But a Pro-Lifer Did Something Awful

 

NARAL: Comparing Abortion to Slavery ‘Shameful & Vile’

 

She Had 5 Abortions. Is There Any Way God Could Forgive Her?

 

Progressives clash with Washington Dems over candidates' abortion stance

 

Planned Parenthood Will Spend $3 Million Trying to Elect Pro-Abortion Ralph Northam as Virginia’s Governor

 

Doctors recommended abortion, but rare spinal surgery in womb saved baby Benjamin’s life

 

California Gov. Jerry Brown favors welcoming abortion foes to Democratic Party  (Governor of California Jerry Brown (D)

 

Wisconsin's Newest Crusade Against Abortion

 

Abortion and a “Progressive and Humane Nation”

 

19-Year-Old Dies After Botched 5-Month Abortion Claims Her and Her Baby’s Life (India)

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Taliban, ISIL ‘jointly killed 50 civilians’

 

Ex-warlords put differences aside to threaten the U.S.-backed government in Afghanistan

 

Afghanistan Insurgents kill up to 50 Afghan villagers in northern province

 

AFRICA

 

Christians Killed, Injured in Church Shooting in Southern Nigeria

 

Corruption Is Holding Back Democracy and Prosperity in Ethiopia

 

'We just hope it will be peaceful': Kenyans brace themselves for general election

 

Murder and an Exodus — An Election in Kenya

 

‘Fake News’ Fans Fears of Violence as Kenya’s Vote Nears

 

Tunisian fishermen block far-right ship

 

AGRICULTURE

 

This urban farm is located in New York City public housing

 

AIRLINES

 

Inside the American Airlines flight from hell: Cabin video captures the mayhem after severe turbulence hospitalized TEN people

 

AMERICA

 

Is America getting lonelier?

 

ASIA

 

Who Will Win the Great China-India Naval War of 2020? (As the two giants stare each other down in the Himalayas, the real conflict may erupt at sea.)

 

ASEAN 'framework' on South China Sea tiptoes around the real issue

 

ASEAN Meetings In Manila: Australia, Japan and US call for South China Sea code to be legally binding

 

Asean meet leans in China’s favor

 

ASSISTED SUICIDE

 

Assisted Suicide Doctor Admits She Killed a Patient Who Should Have Been Treated for Depression

 
AUSTRALIA

 

Miners and CBA drive ASX rally

 

Dollar falls on US jobs figures

 

Australian Navy locates missing US aircraft

 

Australia denounces China's South China Sea aggression

 

Same sex, same problem: PM fails to resolve crisis

 

 Tiny 'meat-loving' marine creatures 'eat' teenager's legs

 

Australian sprinting legend Cuthbert dies

 

Lack of sleep costing economy more than $66 billion

BIBLICAL CREATION

 

Evidence of biblical creation from surprising source

 

BOY SCOUTS

 

Boy Scouts electrocuted in deadly boating accident 

 

CANADA

 

Illegal Muslim immigrants flee US for fear of deportation

 

Toronto woman warns others about photos surfacing on anonymous image-sharing site

 

Canada expresses concern to Saudis over armoured vehicle use

 

Airports pay millions for extra security as passenger wait times grow

 

A lack of respect, dignity': N.B. special care home residents told to ration toilet paper

 

‘Just a number’: Sidney Crosby takes Stanley Cup through Hal

 

Should police always be called when a student reports a sex assault to a university or college?

 

False information sends asylum-seeking Haitians to Canada

 

Why are Scientologists officially at London Ribfest offering a type of polygraph?

 

 

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA)

 

Syria: Assessing the CIA Program

 

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Evangelical leader calls these Christians heretics

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

While Trashing Trump, Apple Is Selling Its Soul To Do Business In China

 

China seeks to shed light on its shadow banking system

 

China scores diplomatic coup in sea row

 

China smooths road ahead of Trump's visit

 

China's Debt Crackdown Gets a Big Shrug From Global Investors

 

China urges North Korea to be ‘smart’ and stop its missile tests

 

U.S.-North Korea tensions mount amid sanctions

 

Elephant Ivory Banned, China Turns to the Mammoth

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

How to Learn to Live With a Nuclear North Korea

 

Repatriated Women Defectors 'Not Punished,' N.Korea Claims

 

'No negotiations unless US drops hostile policy’: North Korea

 

North Korea vows 'thousands-fold' revenge in response to United Nations sanctions

 

CONSTITUTION

 

The Fallacy of 'Separation of Church and State'

 

COURTS

 

Wis. Photographer Victorious Over Pro-Homosexual Discrimination Laws

 

Christian wins the right to refuse to photograph homosexual ‘weddings’

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Manhunt after cop shot dead during traffic stop

 

4-year-old boy shot in head in apparent road rage incident in Cleveland: Police

 

Here, heroin spares no one, not even the sheriff's wife

 

Ohio sheriff "angry" amid manhunt for rape suspect

 

2 charged in rape, murder of 11-year-old upstate NY girl

 

A cop stopped a car for speeding — then pointed a gun at a passenger for more than 9 minutes

 

GOP governors stir tension by increasing police patrols to fight violence in cities

 

Police chiefs need the freedom to weed out bad cops

 

Armed robbery suspect fell asleep at crime scene

 

3 killed, 2 injured in shootings on Montana Indian reservation

 

 

DEMOCRACY

 

What’s it like to see a democracy destroyed?

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Never Trumper Encourages Dems to Help Start “Conservative Civil War”

 

Lyin' Democrats use illegal immigration to destroy America

 

Clintons attend private screening of 'Wonder Woman'

 

De Blasio wants to tax the rich to pay for subway repairs (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

DeVos dedicated to empowering local schools against federal bureaucracy  (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Here Is The Alias Email Account Loretta Lynch Used As Attorney General (Former US Attorney General Loretta Lynch)

 

Rosenstein: Mueller Can't Expand Russia Investigation Without Requesting Additional Authority (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein/ Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein denies Russia probe has ballooned into ‘fishing expedition’  (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)

 

Trump's best bet in the independent-counsel game

 

DUNKIN’ DOUGHNUTS

 

The police boycott of Dunkin’ Donuts is fully on  (The NYPD runs on . . . bodega coffee. The police boycott of Dunkin’ Donuts is apparently heating up, as a sergeant was spotted Sunday walking into the 73rd Precinct station house with trays full of what appeared to be generic, corner-market brew.)

 

ECONOMY

 

Dow, S&P 500 carve out fresh records as tech, consumer-staples stocks climb

 

Dow ticks up to record; S&P 500 up despite energy decline

 

U.S. Stocks Rise, Shrugging off Energy Weakness: Markets Wrap

 

Treasury yields edge lower after Fed speakers maintain dovish bent

 

Gallup: Daily Spending Hits $109, a 9-Year High

 

Dollar struggles to extend post-jobs-report glow

 

Michigan could be next on Foxconn’s U.S. plans, reports say

 

Beneath the glow of stock-market records, darkly bearish trends are lurking

 

Asian Stocks Back at Decade High After U.S. Jobs: Markets Wrap

 

Asia stocks, dollar get boost from firm Wall Street, U.S. jobs

 

The Trump Economy

 

Trump’s great growth debate is all about guesswork

 

The American Dream is built on strong families

 

EDUCATION

 

Let's Treat College Admissions like Immigration

 

Rev. Graham: Banning Jesus' Name in Public Schools is Foolish -- Every Knee Shall Bend at His Name

 

Prof Who Said 'Trump Must Hang' Won't Be Returning To Teach

 

Mineral Rights Start Gushing Cash for Colleges

 

New England Colleges Dominate Top 20 ‘Most Liberal’ Student Bodies

 

'Muslim mafia' CAIR loses another partnership  (San Diego’s school board is only the latest public entity to formally cut ties with the Washington, DC-based Council on American-Islamic Relations, a group that claims to be a defender of Muslim civil rights but was shown in court to be a front for the Islamic terrorist organization Hamas.)

 

Adjuncts Under Fire? (Fresno State announces that instructor who tweeted “Trump must hang” won’t be returning to campus. He is among several non-tenure-track faculty members to lose their jobs over social media posts.)


How can America fix its worst public schools? States don’t seem to know.

 

Federal Aid Headaches in West Virginia

 

Rich and powerful figures will set USC course in wake of scandal, from behind closed doors

 

At Samford, Another Party Heard From  (Alumni group accuses the administration of discrimination after it refused to recognize a gay-student group.)

 

Does the nation still need affirmative action?

 

Mindy Kaling's brother who faked being black to get into college says affirmative action is RACIST and he hopes Trump will end it like 'Lincoln ended slavery'

 

ELECTION 2020

 

Democrats Who Want to Be President Back Away from Israel

 

ENERGY

 

Oil prices retreat as OPEC meeting gets underway

 

Energy Prices

 

Oil prices pressured as investors await news from OPEC meeting

 

Under Trump, Coal Mining Gets New Life on U.S. Lands

 

EUROPE

 

America's Ukraine Hypocrisy

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks end lower after downbeat German data

 

Millions of chickens face cull in 'tainted egg' health scandal  (Millions of chickens could be culled in the Netherlands over fears of insecticide-tainted eggs, an industry body said as Belgium vowed full transparency on Monday about why it kept the scandal secret.)

 

Muslim Woman Discovers That Jesus Christ Is Her Lord And Savior, She Converts To Christianity And Flees To Sweden, The Swedish Government Tells Her That She Has To Go Back To Iran, She Tells Them It Is Very Dangerous For Her. The Swedish Government Tells Her: ‘Thats Your Problem. Its Your Fault For Becoming A Christian.’

Hungry bears invade Romanian town

 

FANNIE MAE AND FREDDIE MAC

 

Fannie and Freddie could need $100 billion bailout in next crisis, stress test finds

 

FAST FOOD INDUSTRY

 

Could fast-food's high-tech future hurt jobs?

 

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)

 

NY doctor told to stop marketing 3-parent IVF

 

FOREIGN POLICY

 

Why America Needs Trickle-Down Diplomacy

 

Resetting the foreign policy agenda

 

FRANCE

 

 Emmanuel Macron under fire for plan to give wife 'first lady' role  (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

Backlash over insistence that Brigitte Macron get a budget from public purse

 

French carmaker Renault signs €660 million deal with Iran

 

French food critic, Christian Millau, dies aged 88

 

 

GERMANY

 

Angela Merkel Is Hurting German Democracy (The chancellor has turned Berlin into a beacon of stability — by draining German politics of any hint of debate.)

 

Real Facism: Germany Arrests Two Chinese Guys For Making Nazi Gestures. Chelsea Handler Asks If We Can Do That Here, Too.

 

Financial watchdog probing German carmakers' 'cartel'

 

After U.S. experience, Germans brace for Russian election mischief and fake news

 

Germany: Muslim migrant soldier dismissed, supports Hamas, said “F**k the Jews”

 

Notorious Holocaust denier Ernst Zündel dies in Germany

 

Lawmakers urge Berlin to ban Hezbollah, PFLP

 

GLOBALIZATION

 

Globalization Can Be Good for American Workers

 

GOOGLE

 

Google’s “left-wing bias has alienated its own workers”

 

Social Justice Warriors Furious as Internal Google Manifesto Slams Company for Political Intolerance

 

Google employee's anti-diversity memo prompts company rebuke


A Google engineer wrote that women may be unsuited for tech jobs. Women wrote back.

 

Google's ideological echo chamber

 

GOP

 

Hunting RINOs is tough, but here’s how you do it

 

Republicans now 'refuse to show up' for key cultural battles

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Why Is HHS Contraception Order Still Standing?

 

Obamacare Co-Op Now in State Receivership After Exiting Obamacare Exchanges

 

 Obamacare Lives But Your Hospital Is Dying

 

Affordable Care Act sign-up season is coming, but details remain murky

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Limiting health care by the numbers

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

New fears for Val Kilmer's health as he pulls out of events at the last minute with vague excuses months after finally admitting he has cancer

 

 

HOMOSEXUALITY

 

Why Are Lesbian Teens Having Two To Seven Times As Many Babies As Their Heterosexual Peers?

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Lawmaker Works to Save Taxpayers’ Money With New Energy Bill

 

Wasserman Schultz Says Laptop She Sought to Keep From Police Was IT Aide’s, Not Hers  (US Representative of Florida Debbie Wasserman Schultz(D)

 

Adam Schiff Says He Wants To Meet With Ex-Spy Who Wrote Trump Dossier  (US Representative of California Adam Schiff (D)

 

DWS Has a New Excuse for Her IT Scandal: The Police Are Racist Against Her Muslim Staffer (US Representative of Florida Debbie Wasserman Schultz(D)

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Maryland City to Decide on Allowing Illegal Immigrants to Vote


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE) 

 

Deportation looms for man arrested while dropping daughter off at L.A. school

 

INDIA

 

India wanted a friend in Trump. Instead, it’s getting chaos.

 

Kabul requests India to launch exclusive satellite for Afghanistan

 

India Can Beat China To Lead In This Area

 

India media storm over 10-year-old pregnant rape victim

 

Doklam: China's defence ministry does not support 'short war' theory

 

J&K: 5 terrorists killed, infiltration bid foiled

 

Army jawan injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan forces

 

INDONESIA

 

Indonesia offers coffee, tea & palm oil in exchange for Russian fighter jets

 

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

 

Infrastructure borrowing drops as U.S. states await Trump plan details

 

Even if it gets the subway fixed, the MTA is still broken

 

Trying to Make America a Little Better

 

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICES (IRS)

 

Why more Americans are handing in their citizenship

 

INTERNET 

 

Microsoft’s Plan to Expand Broadband Would Benefit Rural Americans

 

IRAN

 

Iran snickers at US push to inspect military sites

 

Trump's Alice-in-Wonderland approach to the Iran deal

 

How Trump can confront Iran without blowing up the nuclear deal

 

Iran monitoring activities of Iranian Christians in U.S., Europe

 

ISLAM

 

California: Muslims Attack Counter Jihad Coalition, Law Enforcement Caves to Muslims

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Monday, August 7, 2017)

 

White House: Bill cutting PA funds must not hurt peace push

 

A-G expected to announce indictment of Sara Netanyahu (Wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Netanyahu’s wife seen close to being charged in expense affairs

 

Saudi Columnist: The Sight Of A Former Prime Minister In Prison Illustrates The Superiority Of Israel's Justice System Over The Arabs'

 

Filber will not be state witness against Bibi (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Supreme Court: Netanyahu must reveal when he talked to mogul Adelson

 

Kibbutz Drip Irrigation Innovator Sold for $1.5 Billion

 

Rights group condemns Israeli move to shutter Al Jazeera

 

Germany: Referendum on 'legality of Israel' 

 

German city bans vote on 'Israel is illegal'

 

Israel dismisses efforts to derail upcoming Africa summit

 

Federation of Arab Journalists condemns Israeli campaign against Al Jazeera

 

Beitar Jerusalem wins anti-racism award for reducing anti-Arab chants

 

Regavim Blames Police Shoddy Work for Bedouin Camels’ Road Fatalities

 

Court to hold hearing on delaying start of Azaria’s prison term

 

Hamas delegation meets with Iranian foreign minister in Tehran

 

Prosecution rejects Hebron soldier’s request to defer sentence

 

Leftwing NGOs to Challenge Court’s Revocation of Terrorist’s Israeli Citizenship

 

Abbas, King Abdullah meet in Ramallah  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Jordan’s King Abdullah discusses holy site tensions in Ramallah

 

Prosecution Refusing Azaria’s Request to Postpone Jail

 

Israeli forces nab firebombers, rock throwers in West Bank (Judea and Samaria), Jerusalem

 

Israeli court extends Palestinian teenager’s administrative detention

 

US troops fight with Syria, Hizballah, Lebanon (Israel quietly protests US Special Forces’ role in Lebanese-Syrian-Hizballah anti-Nusra operations on the Lebanese-Syrian border. The Syrian-Israeli border is their next target.)

 

Israel claims transfer of funds to Hamas through Turkey

 

Trapped, jobless and bored: Gaza’s wasted generation

 

 

JAPAN

 

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike Could Be Japan's First Female Prime Minister

 

North Korean missiles add urgency to Hiroshima A-bomb appeals

 

Developing sensors for Japan's farmers

 

 

MEDIA 

 

Hannity Threatens Lawsuit if Obama Administration “Unmasked” Him in NSA Surveillance

 

AT&T May Spin Off CNN; CBS Interested

 

Star chamber justice condemns Eric Bolling of Fox News without a trial

 

New York Times fires back at Mike Pence's 'fake news' retort  (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

MEXICO

 

Mexico violence: Gunmen kill three on Baja California Sur beach

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Al-Jazeera Senior Political Analyst Suggests President Trump Might Have Been 'Bribed' To Be Pro-Saudi, Anti Qatar

 

One killed, two arrested in Saudi anti-terror operation

 

Qatar Is Playing a Dangerous Game of Political Chicken

 

Saudi Arabia: Our position on Syria’s future is firm, no place for Assad (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)

 

Hundreds of jihadis killed in brutal mountain offensive

 

China, Turkey seek bridge over troubled waters of Mideast

 

Saudi Arabia Builds Cities in the Sand to Take Economy Past Oil

 

 

MILITARY

 

Democrats beg Trump’s military chief to reject transgender military ban

 

Marine Remembers His Heroic Bomb-Sniffing Dog

 

White House issues guidance on Trump’s transgender military ban

 

DOD's acquisition, technology and logistics office to get a makeover

 

Marine killed by falling tree at Camp Pendleton

 

Department of Defense to start issuing tablets for classified documents

 

Army orders Falcon III HMS radios from Harris

 

U.S. Troops Training to Echoes of the Cold War

 

How the Purple Heart came to be

 

After difficult beginning, Osprey has good safety record, expert says

 

American Army base opens doors to thousands of Germans

 

Jenner: What Trump Is Doing Is 'Absolutely Awful'

 

NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER

 

McMaster Worked at Think Tank Backed by Soros-Funded Group that Helped Obama Sell Iran Nuclear Deal (White House National Security Adviser HR McMaster)

 

McMaster: The Ultimate Holdover 

 

 

NUCLEAR WASTE

 

Trump’s former Las Vegas cohorts gird for battle to stop his Yucca Mountain nuclear waste plan

 

 

NUTRITION

 

Questions over DNA tests sold for nutritional advice

 

Opt for red meat in your 20s, wholegrains in your 30s and colours are key in your 40s and 50s: What to eat at every age, according to a dietitian

 

 

PAKISTAN

 

Truck bomb injures 34 in Pakistan’s Lahore

 

Going Back to Pakistan: 70 Years After Partition

 

Peace in India and Pakistan is related to Kashmir: Khawaja Asif  (Newly-appointed Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said on Sunday that the atrocities in Indian-held Kashmir continue to take place, adding that Pakistan would not compromise over the issue of Kashmir.)

 

Would-be suicide bomber sheds light on militant web in Pakistan

 

Pakistani 'terrorist' charity launches political party

 

Internet services restored after 36 hrs

 

I was subjected to exploitation in the name of accountability: Nawaz Sharif  (Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif)

 

PENSIONS

 

This tiny Sierra Valley town voted to pull out of CalPERS. Now city retirees are seeing their pensions slashed

 

New York's soaring pension bills

 

 

PHILIPPINES

 

US says aircraft to help Philippines fight pro-Daesh militants

 

Duterte Wants to Pivot to China—but the Law May Prevent This  (President Rodrigo Duterte)

 

RACISM

 

Conjuring Disrespect (A much-touted study of Oakland police shows researchers’ determination to find racism, not cops’ bias.)

 

Chelsea Handler Wants Laws for People Who Find Racism Funny

 

The Rape and Murder of Karina Vetrano  (And the predictably outrageous response of the Racism-Industrial-Complex to it.)

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

US Bishops president urges Trump to not force employers to pay for contraceptives

 

RUSSIA

 

Russia Reacts To The New Round Of U.S. Sanctions – Part III

 

Russia’s Lavrov Meets Tillerson, Says Feels US Ready to Continue Dialogue  (Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov)

 

Russian military scouts triumph in team shooting exercise at Army Games

 

Russia’s radiation, chemical, bioprotection force to get new robots by 2020


Moscow wishes to avoid confrontation with Washington


Why New U.S. Sanctions Could Be a Ticking Time Bomb for Investors in Russia (Op-ed)

 

Buyout of turbines supplied to Crimea simple resolution of conflict — Siemens

 

Russia says it's ready for more engagement with US, despite sanctions

 

Russian ambassador met with Flynn to discuss ‘terrorism’  (Former White House National Security Adviser General Michael T Flynn)

 

US to respond to Russia retaliation by Sept 1

 

SCIENCE

 

Scientists find new way to attack antibiotic-resistant lung infections

 

SENATE

 

AMAC Calls on McCain to Keep His Promise to Repeal ObamaCare  (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

Al Franken, Un-Funny Man of the Senate  (US Senator of Minnesota Al Franken (D)

 

GOP Sen Flake: I’ll ‘Stand Up Against’ Trump’s Immigration Legislation (US Senator of Arizona Jeff Flake (R)

 

Tax writers see peril in Trump's Obamacare persistence (With calendar time short and other big items on the agenda, tax reform could get squeezed out.)

 

Flake extends his attacks on Trump and the GOP back to the start of birtherism

 

Senator says GOP should have shut down birther movement (US Senator of Arizona Jeff Flake (R)

 

GOP senator: Achieving Trump’s tax plan would be ‘miraculous’  (US Senator of Utah Orrin Hatch (R)

 

Sen. Warren honing campaign pitch  (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)

 

How the Portman-McCaskill proposal on sex trafficking could harm online businesses (US Senator of Ohio Rob Portman (R)/ US Senator of Missouri Claire McCaskill (D)

 

 

SMALL BUSINESS

 

Optimism of Small-Business Owners at Highest Level Seen in Decade

 

SOLAR ECLIPSE

 

Tracking the 'eye of God' — a total solar eclipse comes to North America

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Majority of Americans support attack on North Korea if it strikes South – poll

 

Korea 'to Reach $30,000 Per-Capita GDP Next Year'

 

Korea takes first step to introduce 'robot tax

 

Air conditioning surge causes blackouts in Korean cities

 

Heat Wave Shows No Sign of Retreating

 

Moon, Trump agree to peaceful resolution of N. Korea issues  (President Moon Jae-in) 

 

SPAIN

 

Spain vows not to try to recover Gilbraltar during Brexit talks

 

SPORTS

 

Americans Are Not Barbarians For Enjoying Football, Even If It Is Dangerous

 

Former All-Star catcher Darren Daulton dead at 55

 

Going for Broke — Can Los Angeles Afford to Host the Olympics?

 

Pitcher ends record hit streak in gutless way

 

Clippers player Willie Reed arrested on domestic violence charge

 

What Cutler's Miami signing means for Tannehill

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

Why was there no warning before devastating Tulsa tornado?

 

Judicial Watch Warns California: 11 Counties Have More Voters than Voting-Age Citizens

 

With Republican turnaround, state legislatures now foil liberal ballot measures

 

Off-duty sheriff's deputy is struck and killed on 605 Freeway after his vehicle broke down  (California)

 

August tornado injures at least 25 people in Tulsa

 

Ride maker finds cause of deadly accident in Ohio

 

12 injured after ship leaks flammable liquid in California

 

Surf dogs hit the waves in California

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Rubio, Activists: Tillerson Must Publicly Clarify Position on Genocide    (US Senator of Florida Marco Rubio (R)/ US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

Critics of Tillerson Say C.E.O. Skills Are Missing in New Role (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

Byron York: State Department divided on mission

 

 

SYRIA

 

When Raqqa Falls: The Syrian War After The Islamic State

 

ISIS Posting Syrian Children Outside of Car Bomb Factories to Prevent U.S. Airstrikes

 

ISIS Warns of 'a Fire That Burns the Cross and Its People' as Raqqa Control Crumbles

 

Top lawyer quits 'do-nothing' Syria panel

 

TAIWAN

 

Tsai meets former US vice president Cheney  (President Tsai Ing-wen)

 

President Tsai calls for Taiwan-UK free trade agreement

 

Navy ships in defiance of international rules: report

 

Menthol-infused lotions pose danger to infants

 

Baseball diplomacy could be Taiwan's new secret weapon

 

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

Sex robot makers claim lonely customers are marrying their dolls

 

 

TELEVISION

 

ABC says 'politics had nothing to do with' the 'Last Man Standing' cancellation

 

 

TERRORISM

 

50 “homegrown violent jihadists” to be released in US between now and 2026

 

 

TRADE

 

Trump’s trade pullout roils rural America

 

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

 

Steve Mnuchin's new wife Louise Linton carries on with glamorous Scottish honeymoon wardrobe in a $6,000 outfit  (Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin)

 

 

TURKEY 

 

850,000 Muslim migrants in Turkey already on the EU dole

 

Erdogan’s  Genocidal Incitement   (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan; Funding “Palestinian” Jew-hatred.)

 

Driver who intentionally killed stray dog in hit-and-run in Turkey’s Antalya released after detention

 

Turkey will not participate in 2018 Eurovision: Deputy PM Bozdağ

 

Around 100,000 refugees expected to return to Syria from Turkey by end of 2017: Study

 

Turkey set to ease stock exchange procedures

 

Turkey’s first national intelligence test spots ‘gifted’ children

 

Five foreign ISIL suspects detained in Istanbul

 

27 militants ‘neutralized’ over past week across Turkey: Interior Ministry

 

Turkey becomes sectorial dialogue partner of ASEAN

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 locks in 2-month high, bolstered by mining stocks

 

Charlie Gard’s Parents on His Final Moments: “He Opened His Eyes and Looked at Us and Then Closed Them” 

 

UK Acid Attacks ‘Epidemic Levels’

 

Staffer at Hospital That Denied Charlie Gard Transfer and Experimental Treatment Trashes His Supporters

 

Man undergoing third sex change: ‘I hope I will finally be happy’

 

British model, 20, kidnapped and stuffed in a suitcase to be sold as a sex slave on the Dark Web returns home and reveals 'ransom' letter and its bizarre demands given to her by her captors

 

British woman shot as gang opens fire on family after straying into favela near Rio de Janeiro

 

IVF: Provision cut back in 13 areas of England to save money, new data shows

 

Fiona Hyslop: Brexit threatens Scotland’s cultural festivals

 

UK data protection laws to be overhauled

 

Provision cut back in 13 areas of England to save money, new data shows

 

Consumer spending falls again, says Visa

 

Sir Vince Cable labels Brexit-backing pensioners 'self-declared martyrs' who have 'shafted the young'

 

Missing Briton found in Australian outback

 

Teenage boy questioned over fatal shooting at Essex petrol station

 

Aircraft carrier arrival date set

 

Cabinet splits result in bad start to Brexit negotiations

 

Law: Increase in female magistrates could mask decline in diversity

 

Smokers 'are good for the economy' think tank finds

 

Increase in female magistrates could mask decline in diversity

 

Father of Princess Diana's death crash driver Henri Paul claims British police told him she was murdered and his son was 'collateral damage' 

 

Universities to be stopped from sidelining British students for foreign teens who can pay more

 

Body of man missing for a month is found at his home

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

UN’s Syria investigator quits, blaming Security Council

 

More than 200 children killed in Yemen in 2017: UN

 

Trump administration says it has momentum to add pressure to North Korea sanctions

 

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Venezuela searches for rebels after deadly clash at army base

 

Venezuela's AG flips off the regime's assault

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump slams Dem senator for 'phony' Vietnam bravery story (US Senator of Connecticut t Richard Blumenthal (D)

 

Senator responds to Trump's tweets about Russian collusion and Vietnam  (US Senator of Connecticut t Richard Blumenthal (D)

 

Trump’s Defense of McMaster Fails to Quell Tensions   (White House National Security Adviser HR McMaster)

 

Trump's government overhaul hits a speedbump

 

The White House Press Briefing Showdown

 

‘This is a war’: Trump goes on offensive to spread distrust of Mueller investigation  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Former prosecutor: Leaks 'absolutely prosecutable' (' The Washington Post is affecting President Trump's ability to do his job.')

 

John Kelly to White House staff: Duty to country outweighs duty to Trump

 

New Chief of Staff Reins in White House Aides—and Trump's Tweets

 

Pence's sensitivity to talk of 2020 speaks to White House insecurity (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

President Trump is tasked with governing, but he keeps harping on these 7 things

 

Bill to shield special counsel Robert Mueller from Trump gets cool reception from White House

 

Here’s a sword, Gen. Kelly. Use it on the White House’s lies.

 

Are these stories from 1896 actually prophecies about Trump?

 

Trump tweets after phone call with South Korean leader

 

Julia Ioffe: Melania Trump is the 'right kind of immigrant'

 

The Policies of White Resentment  (Trump won on the politics of racial backlash. Now he’s following through with an agenda meant to stoke it further.)

 

Trump and South Korean president discuss 'grave and growing direct threat' posed by North Korea

 

Anthony Scaramucci walked around the White House saying, 'I'm stopping with the TV': Report 

 

 

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