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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Princeton University’s Office of Religious Life Raises Funds for Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

 

Oregon Governor Puts Taxpayers on the Hook for All Abortions

 

Claire McCaskill’s Ironic Planned Parenthood Question: “Why Defund the Entity Preventing Abortions?”  (US Senator of Missouri Claire McCaskill (D)

 

New app lets users send uterus emojis to support Planned Parenthood

 

Halfway Through the Abortion, She Changed Her Mind. Incredibly Her Baby Survived

 

CBS Sitcom “Mom” and Star Allison Janney Raise Funds for Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

 

New Texas Law Restricts Insurance Coverage for Abortion

 

Ohio Could Become Third State to Ban Abortions on Babies With Down Syndrome

 

Ohio Judge Refuses To Step Down From Abortion Case

 

The Violence You’re Seeing on TV Doesn’t Compare With This Horror

 

Chile abortion: Court approves easing total ban

 

How much do abortions cost across Australia? – explainer

 

Abortionist: “People Aren’t Going to Stop Having Sex So They Need Me to Provide Abortion” (Oradea, Romania)

 

Pro-Life Advocates in Chile Slam Nation’s Highest Court for Legalizing Abortions

 

Trudeau Urges Irish PM to Treat Abortion As a Fundamental Human Right  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Abortion Business CEO Defends Abortion Up to Birth: “No Difference Between One Fetus and Another”  (Britain)

 

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Hopeful Afghans praise Trump after vows to win war

 

Taliban advised USA administration to hold direct talks with them

 

Back to the Future in Afghanistan (Trump’s “new approach” isn’t new at all, but it’s the least worst option.)

 

Taliban Vow Jihad with 'Lofty Spirits,' 'Graveyard for the American Empire' After Trump Speech

 

How Afghanistan Could Put Trump’s Presidency at Risk…

 

Reminder: Barack Obama Repeatedly Said the War in Afghanistan Would Be Over in 2014

 

 

AFRICA

 

6 arrests after Morocco bus sex attack sparks outrage

 

Tunisia: social media erupts over bill that would allow Muslim women to marry non-Muslim men

 

Nigeria:  Back from three-month medical leave in UK, president pleads for unity

 

S African men accused of cannibalism

 

 

AIRLINES

 

JetBlue flight makes emergency landing in North Carolina after pilot reports smoke on the plane as two people are sent to hospital

 

Couple having sex on flight ‘couldn’t control themselves’

 

ALT-RIGHT MOVEMENT

 

New Poll on Charlottesville Shows Many Americans Confused by the Term 'Alt-Right'

 

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU)

 

ACLU Goes Soft on First Amendment Rights of Gun Carriers

 

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Turning a blind eye to extreme Right or Left anti-Semitism

 

ASSISTED SUICIDE

 

More People are Committing Suicide Because Legalizing Assisted Suicide Glorifies Killing Yourself

 
AUSTRALIA

 

ASX snaps three-day losing streak

 

NAB raises Australian dollar forecasts

 

Veterans' Affairs 'killed my son', say ex-soldier's parents

 

Up to half of Chinese buyers leave local apartments empty

 

Danish Crown Prince Frederik 'denied entry to Australian pub'

 

Three accused of Melbourne 'terror' fires

 

Bishop makes strong stand against assisted suicide push in Australia

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Ford, Chinese carmaker consider joining forces for electric cars

 

Hyundai will launch pickup, more SUVs to reverse U.S. sales slide 

 

BIG GOVERNMENT

 

‘You’re fired’ may be harder than Trump thinks when it comes to federal workers

 

BORDER SECURITY

 

Trump to Visit Yuma–Mexico Border Where Wall Is Most Effective

 

CANADA

 

TSX gets lift from consumer-oriented stocks, Canadian dollar strengthens

 

Montreal mayor opposes law forcing burqa-wearing women to show faces to access public services

 

Brain scans reveal impact of contact sports on athletes: study

 

Hundreds of firefighters battling largest wildfire ever recorded in B.C.

 

Did a Newfoundland town really sell its water system?

 

Canadian retailers round off record half-year of sales gains

 

Fish farm releases thousands of Atlantic salmon east of Victoria

 

Mortgage rule changes are cooling housing market: Morneau

 

Airport sorry for making disabled parking Lexus-only spots

 

Pot legalization must account for ‘systemic racism’ against blacks: MP

 

Uber's self-driving cars hit Toronto streets today — in manual mode

 

Christine Douglass-Williams: unjustly targeted by Canada’s “Islamophobia” agenda

 

Labour bill clears hurdle on road to $15-an-hour minimum wage

 

Canada seeks to dispel asylum myths

 

It may be time for Canada to embrace U.S. ballistic missile shield: MP

 

Canada should prepare for life without NAFTA

 

Canadian hiker's body found along rough section of Appalachian Trail in Maine

 

CIVIL WAR

 

Is America on the ‘cusp of a second civil war’? Conservative leaders think so

 

COMEDY

 

A Vesuvius of Gestures and Pratfalls (Jerry Lewis, 1926–2017)

 

Jerry Lewis Was the Quintessential American Jew

 

COMMUNISM

 

Communism: Viagra for the New York Times

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Man Caught on Video Repeatedly Hitting His Helpless Elderly Father Who Has Dementia

 

Robert Samuelson: Why We Must Challenge China On Trade

 

China Uses Eugenic Embryo Screening to Weed Out and Destroy “Imperfect” Unborn Children

 

All Xi’s men: China’s armies get new commanders

 

Chinese crime gangs descend on Southeast Asia

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Russia Doubles Oil Shipments to N.Korea

 

Diplomacy is 'stronger' in standoff with NK: US commander

 

Can North Korea Hit the United States With a Nuclear Weapon?

 

China’s ‘double-freeze’ proposal is just a con

 

'It will end with a few missiles in the sea' (Expert on Korea believes that the rhetoric from North Korea will not lead to a war in which no one has an interest.)

 

World's debt of gratitude to Steve Bannon

 

UN Report: North Korea Shipments to Syria Chemical Arms Agency Intercepted

 

North Korea’s latest propaganda puts Trump in cemetery

 

US hits Chinese, Russian firms for funding N. Korea's nukes

 

NYT: North Korea On Path to Develop Nuke Capable of Hitting US City

 

North Korea shows Guam attack in new video as it warns of 'merciless revenge' against US over drills

 

 

CONGRESS

 

Lawmakers praise, condemn Trump on Afghanistan

 

Dems: Trump 'has no strategy' for Afghanistan

 

COURTS

 

Gym teacher, 31, sentenced for cemetery sex romp with teen boy students

 

Jury awards $417M in Johnson & Johnson talc case

 

Exhibits A and B for New York courthouse patronage

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

2 Kennedy family members arrested after loud party complaint

 

2 stabbed bodies found in plastic tubs of chemicals

 

Christopher Columbus monument in Baltimore smashed to combat ‘white supremacy’

 

Judge shot by dad of player convicted in rape case

 

Woman drugged boy’s slushie before sexual assault: cops

 

'Beat her a--!': Criminal charges for mom caught on tape urging daughter, 14, to fight with pregnant girl

 

The Ferguson Effect — Even in the Bronx

 

 

CYBER ATTACK

 

Hackers Use Cellphone Numbers to Raid Digital Vaults

 

DEATH-PENALTY

 

Governor halts planned execution, citing DNA concerns

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

DNC Slams Trump’s ‘Empty Promises on Border Wall’

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Democratic Former Senator Finally Says What Left Is Thinking: All Republicans Are Nazis

 

‘Very Powerful’ California Democrats Want Kanye West’s Manager to Run for Governor

 

The Democrats search for another Lost Cause

 

Dem Strategist: Party ‘Badly’ Needs Obama Back

 

'Big lie' that Dems no longer racist party

 

Chelsea Clinton defends Barron Trump against criticism over the way he dresses

 

Why de Blasio really needs hundreds of 'special assistants' (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

…DHS: Border Wall Prototypes Now Delayed Until Fall

 

DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR

 

Coal Mining Health Study Is Halted by Interior Department

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Edward Klein: Jeff Sessions' Battle With the Deep State (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

A watchdog group will ask the Inspector General to probe the DOJ and FBI's handling of Lynch-Clinton

 

EARTHQUAKE

 

Earthquake hits historic Italian island of Ischia, killing 1 and causing buildings to collapse

 

ECONOMY

 

Wall Street rises on hopes for tax reform

 

Stocks Rise as Political Tension Cools, Bonds Slip: Markets Wrap

 

Dow posts biggest one-day gain in nearly 4 months

 

Asian shares edge up, bolstered by modest gains on Wall Street

 

Here’s why domestic unrest isn’t a worry for Wall Street

 

Asian Stocks Rise in Thin Trading; Yen Declines: Markets Wrap

 

Dollar little changed ahead of Fed’s Jackson Hole retreat

 

Bitcoin rebounds after briefly entering correction territory

 

Treasury yields rise as haven demand ebbs

 

Gold falls back from nearly 3-month high

 

EDUCATION

 

Parents outraged by transgender reveal in kindergarten class

 

Stossel: Government-Run Schools Crush Innovation

 

Harvard Professor Calls Out Antifa for Trying to ‘Tear Down America’

 

Former Harvard College Dean Files Motion to Protect Undergraduate Students’ Right to Free Association

 

Robert E. Lee-Loving Student Says He Was Just Expelled

 

So Much for a Honeymoon (Duke’s president decided to take down Robert E Lee statue after less than two months on the job.)

 

Back-to-School Worries for Parents? One in Three Very Concerned Bullying, Cyberbullying

 

The Missing Black Professors  (Study of top public universities finds limited faculty diversity, yet signs of progress -- except for black-Americans in STEM.)

 

Making kids suffer for teachers no one wants

 

Cambridge Press Changes Course on Chinese Censorship Request

 

USC's dean drug scandal could take a costly toll on the school's legal battle with the UC system

 

Liberty University snarks back at students angry over Jerry Falwell Jr.'s Donald Trump support

 

Are Charter Schools Better Than Public Schools?

 

College students demand expulsion of white supremacist

 

EGYPT

U.S. to delay some aid to Egypt

 

Al-Sisi’s Economic Gamble  (Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi)

 

 

ELECTION 2018

 

5 Reasons 2018 Will Be A Bloodbath For Democrats

 

Howard Dean: If You Vote Republican in 2018, You're A Racist

 

ENERGY

 

Oil ends higher on bets for an eighth-straight weekly fall in U.S. crude supplies

 

Energy Prices

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

Ridiculing Climate Predictions, Scientist Offers Bet to EPA

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks snap 3-day losing run as miners jump on ‘Turnaround Tuesday’

 

Meet the Squatters of Mount Vesuvius (Some 700,000 people are living illegally on the slopes of Italy's most famous active volcano, and nobody has any idea what to do with them.)

 

FOOD SERVICE INDUSTRY

 

Why Waiters Drink. And Why It Matters.  (The food service industry is a growing part of our economy, and it has a big substance abuse problem.)

 

FRANCE

 

Third of known French radicals are mentally disturbed

 

Historic French town fights back against 'aggressive' McDonald's advertising

 

France begins final talks on loosening labour laws

 

GERMANY

 

Erdogan supporters have threatened my wife, German Foreign Minister reveals  (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Ex-Chancellor Schröder's Russia Ties a Problem for the SPD

 

Germany welcomes US troop boost in Afghanistan, but won’t follow suit

 

Mass Migration Risks Major Public Health Crisis  (Germany provides a case study of the health consequences of uncontrolled migration.)

 

Choosing the next US ambassador to Germany

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Study: Global Warming Almost Entirely Natural

 

The Inconvenient Truth About Al Gore And The Climate 'Experts'

 

GOP

 

Arizona's Republican Governor Doug Ducey is Skipping Trump's Phoenix Rally

 

Replacing the Republican Party

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

US health chief lauds China for help with opioid control  (Health and Human Service Secretary Tom Price)

 

 Past health chiefs: insurance market stability is the goal 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Officials: Don't eat fish from this Pennsylvania river

 

It’s time to talk about Trump’s mental health

 

Ten things you didn't know could upset your gut, why you need to talk about piles and the diet that could banish bloating: How to beat health problems no one likes to talk about

 

Measles outbreak is only energizing anti-vaccine activists

 

HISTORY

 

Confederate Statues and ‘Our’ History

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

GOP Rep: Virginia Governor May Have Fanned Flames in Charlottesville to Use It as an Election Issue in 2018 or 2020

 

PACs, ‘Large Individual Contributions’ Account for 100% of Populist Dem’s Donors  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s (R-Wisconsin) challenger endorsed by End Citizens United.)

 

Ryan plays the race card on Trump

 

IT specialist: Massive Dem scandal stinks to high heaven (US Representative of Florida Debbie Wasserman Schultz(D)

 

Ellison Tells Dem Meeting That Pelosi Supports Medicare for All (Democratic National Committee Deputy Chairman Keith Ellison/House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Ryan: Scalise is 'gonna walk again' (House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R- Louisiana)

 

House Speaker Paul Ryan: Trump 'messed up' in response to Charlottesville violence

 

Stuck between a rock and a hard place. Paul Ryan's town hall remarks on Charlottesville were pitch perfect

 

Paul Ryan defends Wisconsin's tax incentives for Foxconn factory

 

Paul Ryan rejects Trump censure as a 'political hack-fest'

 

PelosiStatueSurge.Con

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Trump’s Merkel Moment? West Wing Dems’ Plan to Keep DACA Will Increase Illegal Immigration Pull Factors

 

The immigrant hordes are already here! Or not.

 

The new frontier of race and immigration: Middle America

 

INDIA

 

No more triple talaq: India court bans Islamic instant divorce

 

Make in India: Government launches global hunt for 234 naval helicopters worth over $5 billion

 

Hindu Mob Attacks Christian Man Preaching The Gospel, Drags Him Into The Street And Beats Him With Metal Poles

 

What India risks if it gets on board Trump’s Afghanistan project | Opinion

 

On Doklam, China continues with propaganda

 

Chaos if China follows India's logic and enters Indian territory, says Beijing

 

Korean mishap raises doubts over reliability of Indian Army’s future artillery gun

 

Defence firms eye billion-dollar chance for 'made in India'

 

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICES (IRS)

 

4 Million Americans Paid $2.8 Billion in Obamacare Penalties Through April 2017

 

IRS rehires personnel fired for targeting conservatives!

 

INTERNET 

 

How Apple and Google are censoring the mobile Web

 

IRAN

 

Iran in talks to unblock Twitter, says new lawmaker

 

The Iranian Land Route to the Mediterranean: Myth or Reality?

 

 

IRAQ

 

Iraqi troops reach first urban areas of Tal Afar

 

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Tuesday, August 22, 2017)

 

2017 Palestinian Authority Budget Shows: Salaries, Benefits For Prisoners, Released Prisoners Several Times Higher Than Welfare For Needy

 

US State Department slams Israeli stagnation on religious freedom reform

 

Palestinian Authority shows its ‘authoritarian’ face through Cyber Crimes Law

 

Suspect arrested in Ra’anana Reform synagogue vandalism

 

PA tries to increase hatred regarding Jerusalem

 

Chief Rabbinate challenges court jurisdiction to rule on Western Wall deal

 

Israel demolishes Palestinian home in Silwan for 2nd  time in a week

 

2 Israeli Jews converted to Islam, joined IS in Syria

 

Can Putin keep Hizballah from Israel’s borders?  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Netanyahu: Heads of Mossad, National Security Council Also Will Meet With Putin in Sochi  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Palestinians wait for US envoy Kushner to break his silence

 

Israeli state argues that confiscation of occupied land benefits Palestinians

 

In talks with Putin, Netanyahu to focus on Iran threat

 

The Peace Process Merry-Go-Round

 

PA, Hamas rehash lie that Jews planned 1969 burning of Al-Aqsa Mosque

 

Amid Threats and Reservations, Palestinians Prepare for Team Trump

 

Police nab Hebron man suspected of trying to smuggle gun into Israel

 

Religious girls’ schools leading in Israeli education

 

Israeli police prevent Palestinian textbooks from entering Al-Aqsa schools

 

US remains concerned over freeze of Kotel

 

Israel to Profit NIS 22B From Natural Gas in Coming Decades

 

19 Israelis to have citizenship revoked for fighting with ISIS

 

‘Auschwitz on the Beach’ equates plight of refugees with death camp

 

IDF commanders keep the calm in the West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Trump’s team arrives once again to reignite diplomatic process

 

JAPAN

 

Conflict in Korea? Hard for Japan to sit it out

 

Japan Moss may prove cheap city pollution monitor, study finds

 

LEBANON

 

Terrorist Plan to Blow Up Airplane With Explosive Barbie Doll Foiled

 

LIBERALISM

 

Disagreement Isn’t Hate, Despite What the Left Says

 

Leftists Take Over Charlottesville's City Council Meeting With Violence And Obscenities

 

Snoop on left's secretive plot against America

 

Monument madness a leftist cover to crumble America from within

 

MEDIA 

 

Newsweek Op-Ed Suggests U.S. Should Set Nuclear Policy Based on ‘Dr. Strangelove’

 

CNN Asked Trump Supporters About His Charlottesville Reaction. They Got The Message Loud And Clear

 

Katie Couric: I’m ‘Getting Whiplash’ From Trump’s Afghanistan Speech

 

Breitbart News is looking for a revival. It may come through war with White House advisers.

 

Ross Levinsohn is named the new publisher and CEO of the L.A. Times as top editors are ousted

 

Hillary Clinton supporters still moaning about media coverage nearly 10 months later

 

Gulf carrier cheaters threaten US aviation jobs

 

The Media’s Revisionist History of Nazis

 

MEDICAID

 

Estimated $72 Million in Medicaid Payments Made to Ineligible Beneficiaries

 

MEXICO

 

Mexican troops say they seized 140 pounds of fentanyl at U.S. border

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Saudi Arabia: Muslim divorces his wife for walking ahead

 

Gulf carrier cheaters threaten US aviation jobs

 

MILITARY

 

Mattis: Daesh militants caught in Iraq-Syria military vise  (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)

 

Top U.S. commander says first new forces will arrive in Afghanistan soon

 

Military Sent Four Servicemen Assigned to White House Home from Panama Last Week After ‘Curfew’ Violations

 

…Prince: McMaster Wanted 80k Troops  (White House National Security Adviser HR McMaster)

 

Trump's Plan for Afghanistan Involves 3,900 More Troops

 

Ship lost ability to steer before collision, Navy says

 

Navy to ‘consider’ whether crashed warships were hacked

 

Navy orders review after 10 sailors missing in 2nd  major accident  

 

On front lines, US commanders want more trainers for Afghans

 

Here are six costly failures from America’s longest war. No. 1: Italian goats.

 

Bergdahl chooses military judge over jury in desertion trial

 

U.S. Military Official: Combat to Continue in Afghanistan Until Taliban Surrenders

 

VA seeks to funnel more nursing home money to rural areas

 

MUSIC INDUSTRY

 

Billy Joel wears yellow Star of David during New York concert

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

 

The eclipse from SPACE: NASA reveals stunning satellite images of America's historic eclipse as astronauts reveal what it looked like from the space station

 

Moon trolls the sun on Twitter in NASA solar cyber spat stunt

 

NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE

 

Trump Ends Obama’s ‘Water Bottle Ban’

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

Looking past Afghanistan, NATO sees an urban battlefield

 

PAKISTAN

 

Tillerson Pushes Pakistan to Get Taliban to the Negotiating Table  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

Pakistan exasperated by wavering US Afghan policy

 

There exist no fissures between the civil and military leadership: DG ISPR

 

Trump’s Afghanistan Strategy Will Increase Pressure on Pakistan

 

 

PARENTING

 

Parents, stop teaching your kids to be weak

 

POLLS

 

Poll shows clear disapproval of how Trump responded to Va. violence

 

1 in 10 say it's acceptable to hold neo-Nazi views

 

AP-NORC poll: Hispanics lack confidence in nursing homes

 

PORNOGRAPHY

 

Tiger Woods unleashes his lawyers on porn site after it 'published nude selfies of him and Lindsey Vonn hacked from her phone' - along with pics of Miley Cyrus, Kristen Stewart and other A-listers

 

PRISONS

 

Manhunt underway after 2 escaped inmates steal van in Okla.

 

RACISM

 

These Racist Black KKK and Nazi Statues Must Fall

 

RACE WAR

 

America warned of 'race war' if whites do 1 thing

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

War on statues spreads to Catholic saints

 

RUSSIA

 

Danish F-16s Publish Video of Russian Bomber Over Baltic Sea

 

Are Sanctions on Russia Desirable?

 

How Russian State Media Invented 'Huge' Lines Outside the U.S. Embassy

 

The Mysteries of the Russian Mindset

 

Russia beginning development of response to new anti-Russian sanctions by US

 

Russia pays off balance of Soviet Union's foreign debt

 

Russian Defense Ministry develops electromagnetic gun to counter drones

 

Putin’s strategy and the U.S. response (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

SECRET SERVICE

 

Secret Service may run out of money September 30

 

SENATE

 

McConnell, in Private, Doubts if Trump Can Save Presidency (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)

 

‘Preventive war against NK will make matters worse’: US senator

 

GOP group attacks Flake challenger as Trump heads to Arizona  (US Senator of Arizona Jeff Flake (R)

 

Kamala Harris Wants Senate To Investigate 'Root Causes' Of 'Violent White Supremacy'  (US Senator of California Kamala Harris (D)

 

Newt to Trump: Don't 'Pick a Fight' With Arizona Senators

 

Trump-State Dems Tell Voters They’re ‘Right in the Middle’  (US Senator of Indiana Joe Donnelly (D)/ US Senator of Missouri Claire McCaskill (D)

 

As Trump heads to Arizona, GOP leaders want him out of Jeff Flake’s Senate race (US Senator of Arizona Jeff Flake (R)

 

Between cancer treatments, McCain maintains rigorous agenda  (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

On eve of Trump's Arizona rally, GOP Sen. Jeff Flake — a vocal critic — isn't worried about blowback

 

Lindsey Graham proud of Trump's decision: 'The gloves are off inside of Afghanistan' (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)

 

 Democratic senators press for more information on Sebastian Gorka's alleged neo-Nazi ties

 

McCain praises Trump's Afghan speech: 'Big step in right direction'   (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Facebook Usage Among Teens Set to Drop in U.S., EMarketer Says

 

Valerie Plame Wilson fundraising to buy Twitter so she can delete Trump's account

 

SOCIAL JUSTICE

 

Black Lives Matter Demands to White People: ‘Give Up the Home You Own’

 

SOCIAL SECURITY

 

Over $6 Million in Social Security Benefits Stolen From Bank Accounts

 

SOLAR ECLIPSE

 

The solar eclipse transformed America, at least for a few moments

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Young Jobseekers Want Safe Public-Sector Jobs

 

Moon opposes US military action  (President Moon Jae-in)

 

Seoul rejects Washington’s request to revise FTA

 

Infected US beef could have been on sale

 

Sex offenders watch porn in prisons

 

'Gov't wrong about risks of tainted eggs'

 

 

SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER

 

Big Labor Donates to SPLC Following Charlottesville

 

Clooney Donates $1M to SPLC Hate Group

 

PayPal bans Jihad Watch based on SPLC 'hate' smear

 

SPAIN

 

Arab Journalists Respond To Barcelona Attack: 'We Must Take A Firm Decision' To Oppose Terrorism – Otherwise 'It Will Be Unreasonable To Ask Why They Hate Us'

 

Surviving Spain terror suspects face charges in Madrid court

 

Islamic Invaders Plotted Another 9/11 in Catalonia

 

After the Terror in Barcelona

 

Acting on Tip, Police Kill Last Suspect in Barcelona Attack

 

SPORTS

 

Cleveland Browns Kneel, Pray During National Anthem

 

Browns TE first white player to kneel for anthem

 

Odell Beckham injured on vicious hit to knee

 

Exclusive: Baylor football players taught new recruits how to target female students creating a 'gang rape culture' and lived by the mantra 'you were one person's woman, you were everybody's,' says one victim in new book

 

College Football Is Here. But What Are We Really Cheering?

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

NFL Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

Michigan Safe Haven Law Saves its 200th  Newborn Baby From Infanticide

 

Shark attack near surfers sparks panic at Cape Cod beach

 

Is McAuliffe to blame for Charlottesville bloody violence? (Governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffee (D)

 

New Jersey Is Front Line in a National Battle Over Bail

 

The scheme to pump desert water to L.A. could destroy the Mojave. California's Legislature needs to block it

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

U.S. Warns Citizens About Traveling to Cancun

 

Rex Tillerson says North Korea has "demonstrated some level of restraint"  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

Tillerson: U.S. Will Hide Future Troop Levels In Effort To Mirror Taliban's 'Cagey' Tactics

 

Judge warned State Dept. against ‘running out the clock’ on travel ban visas

 

Rex Tillerson praises Trump's no-deadline approach to ending Afghanistan war  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

 

SYRIA

 

What the West Got Wrong in Syria

 

UN ‘deeply concerned’ about US-led Raqqa airstrikes that reportedly killed dozens of civilians

 

 

TAIWAN

 

Unemployment rises for second month

 

Taiwanese youth pick China jobs over politics

 

Minimum wage to add billions to employers’ costs

 

Taiwan premier pledges to minimise chances of another power blackout

 

Typhoon Hato closes in on Taiwan 

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

Tech leaders warn against 'Pandora's box' of robotic weapons

 

Verizon raising price of unlimited data plan

 

TELEVISION

 

HBO, ABC Air Special Reports on Neo-Nazis vs. Antifa: Are They Fair?

 

 

TERRORISM

 

The Terrorists of the Left

 

The next target for terror: attacks on trains

 

 

TRADE

 

Trump is the elephant in the room at NAFTA talks: Don Pittis

 

TRANSGENDER MOVEMENT

 

Nursing home workers may be jailed for not using transgender pronouns

 

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

 

Mnuchin to Make Rare Visit to Fort Knox Gold Depository (Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin)

 

Mnuchin Hints at Keeping Carried Interest Tax Break for Some

 

Treasury secretary’s wife boasts of travel on government plane, touts Hermes and Valentino fashion

 

 

TURKEY

 

Erdogan’s Turkey: Reliable Partner Or Western Foe?  (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

EU official Johannes Hahn calls for ‘new Turkey policy’

 

Turkey signs trade agreement on agriculture with Serbia

 

Europe should support opposition to Erdoğan, German foreign minister says

 

Belarus becomes top tomato importer from Turkey’s Antalya amid Russia ban

 

Syrians evacuated in Turkey’s Konya upon attack by local mob, after killing of migrant

 

Turkey facing increase in drug addiction: Experts

 

PKK militants preparing car bomb ‘neutralized’ in Turkey’s east

 

Erdogan says top Turkish general must accept demotion

 

UBER

 

Chicago: Uber passenger jumped from moving car after Muslim driver demanded she pay with sex

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 led higher by miners; Provident plunges 66%

 

UK Muslim Police Detective Busted For Possessing Child Porn And Performing ‘Sex Acts’ While On Duty

 

Monument Madness Comes to Britain

 

Hundreds Of Homosexuals And Other Perverts In England Gather Together, Beating Each Other With Whips And Indulging In Satanic Rituals

 

TV show forces babies to cross-dress, pushes for a ‘gender free’ world

 

Families could get supermarket discounts if they hit NHS exercise targets

 

Nicola Sturgeon urged to publish ‘hidden’ independence plans (Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon)

 

Oxford University student accused of raping woman at party 

 

Social media Twitter failing to act on graphic images and abusive messages, says MP

 

Brexit Policy paper backs away from PM’s promise of judicial independence

 

Ford Company launches scrappage scheme offering at least £2,000 for any brand

 

IRA Stakeknife could face perjury charges, says senior police officer

 

Rupert Murdoch Ofcom could face judicial review over Sky takeover

 

Consumer affairs UK credit and debit card spending ​growing​ at fastest rate since 2008

 

240 London Big Ben bongs sound for final time for four years

 

Ford announces scrappage scheme

 

UK seeks Brexit legal disputes deal

 

UK toys celebrated on Royal Mail stamps

 

Scottish and Welsh FMs hold Brexit talks

 

 

UNITED STATES

 

When American Jews fought Nazis — in New Jersey

 

Vandals Are Destroying Monuments Because They’ve Been Taught To Hate America

 

We Filmed What Really Happened At That Boston Antifa Rally

 

NYC Official Eyes Removing Columbus Circle Monument

 

Commuter train slams into parked train car near Philadelphia; 42 hurt

 

Dershowitz: Danger of Going 'Too Far' When Removing Monuments

 

 A Unionist’s Case for Preserving (Most) Confederate Monuments

 

Anger boils over in Charlottesville

 

The Fight Over How We Define Fringe Views in America

 

VATICAN

 

Uncensored Vatican news magazine enters third year

 

Vatican adviser scraps Catholic teaching, says God made gays ‘who they are’  

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Venezuela star conductor's US tour axed

 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

This pic convinced Trump to keep US troops in Afghanistan

 

White House lockdown lifted after package found

 

In reversing position on Afghanistan, Trump gives himself an out

 

Bannon's Breitbart takes critical line on the the White House

 

Trump’s Afghanistan speech mentioned “terrorists” but for first time left out “Islamic”

 

Joe Arpaio said he hasn’t been invited to Trump’s rally tonight in Arizona

 

Trump Lays Out a Winning Strategy for Afghanistan

 

New England Patriots Gift Trump Super Bowl Ring

 

Reports: Bannon Exit Victory for China’s Strategy of ‘Containing Trump’

 

President McMaster Takes Donald Trump To War

 

Donald Trump Decided Not to Lose the War in Afghanistan

 

The Trump ship may finally be sinking

 

Trump’s ‘principled realism’ call on Afghanistan

 

Trump outlines a revised vision, but few specifics, for the war in Afghanistan

 

Yes, it’s honorable to work for Trump

 

Democrats: A Trump pardon for Arpaio would be win for ‘white supremacy’

 

I hope Trump is right (and I’m wrong) on Afghanistan

 

Trump faces the grim reality: There’s no quick path to victory and no easy way out of Afghanistan

 

Trump’s record on race

 

Trump's mission in Afghanistan lacks a mission

 

Pence: New Afghan strategy will undo past failures (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

How a president obsessed with winning settled on simply trying not to lose

 

Analysis: Trump reverses his view on a war with no easy exits

 

White House Releases Statement on Anniversary of 2013 Syrian Chemical Weapons Attack

 

Trump is delighting dictators everywhere

 

This would be a travesty of justice (Even as President Trump urges the nation to heal, he is publicly considering a step whose effect would be the exact opposite: a pardon for former sheriff Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona lawman who made his name as a paragon of racial profiling.)

 

Trump cheers Falwell for 'fantastic' defense on 'Fox and Friends'

 

It’s too late to disavow Trump

 

Trumps on the White House balcony join the millions watching eclipse as totality sweeps eastwards across the US in celestial event-of-a-lifetime 

 

Failing All Tests of the Presidency

 

Trump's 'new' Afghanistan policy is more of the same

 

The five key pieces Trump unveiled for his Afghanistan plan

 

Trump's mission in Afghanistan lacks a mission

 

Steve Bannon Leaves the White House

 

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