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Thursday, August 24, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue:  

 

ABORTION      

 

David Daleiden Asks Judge to Dismiss Bogus Charges Against Him for Exposing Planned Parenthood

 

Indiana University, State Government Clash Over Aborted Fetal Tissue Research                                                                                                                                                              

 

High School Rejects Request From Planned Parenthood Abortion Business to Open New Clinic

 

Abortionist Loses His License After Demonic Rant Saying He Loves Killing Babies

 

Actress refuses abortion: ‘He was my son and he needed me’

 

Parents Glad They Refused Abortion for Their Disabled Daughter: “She Never Stops Smiling”

 

Adult Stores Sell Sex Toys to Fund Planned Parenthood: “It’s Critical for Our Future”

 

Vogue Tells Teens to Include Vibrators on Their Back to School Shopping List

 

Officials Shut Down Abortion Clinic After 12-Page Report Filled With Health Violations

 

Planned Parenthood Told Me: “You Should Schedule an Abortion With Your Ultrasound.”

 

Environmentalists and Abortion Activists Have an Extensive Partnership to Promote Population Control

 

Wales Plans to “Eliminate” Down Syndrome by Aborting Babies Who Have It

 
ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME (AIDS)
 

Aetna Accidentally Reveals HIV Status of Clients in Mailing to 12,000

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

US general vows to annihilate IS in Afghanistan

 

Russia, US Trade Accusations on Afghanistan Policies

 

AFRICA

 

The New York Times shows how to fail miserably while covering Africa

 

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU)
 
ACLU admits to ‘white supremacy’ after tweeting photo of white baby with U.S. flag
 
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

 

Artificial intelligence called threat to humanity, compared to nuclear weapons: Report

 

ASSISTED SUICIDE

 

Medical Errors Now Third Leading Cause of Death, This Should Concern You About Assisted Suicide

 
AUSTRALIA

 

ASX gains as investors dig miners

 

Here's proof the Australian dollar's been has been dull this week

 

So drunk he passed out: Abbott admits missing key vote in Parliament (Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott)

 

 

CANADA

 

TSX clings to small gain as U.S. stocks slip into the red

 

Sir John A. Macdonald: Architect of genocide or Canada’s founding father?

 

Premier Kathleen Wynne says proposal to strip public schools of John A. Macdonald's name misses mark

 

Canada ready for a court battle if softwood deal with U.S. isn’t struck

 

Canadian passports to soon have gender-neutral option, federal government announces      

 

About 4,000 migrants to receive welfare cheques

 

Mike Duffy suing the Senate and RCMP, seeking over $7.8 million in damages

 

Cops in schools denounced at raucous police board meeting

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Time to redefine ‘one China’ policy to mean ‘one democratic China’

 

Chinese Navy Admiral Cheers USS John S. McCain Collision

 

China’s Leadership Structure Could Change at Fall Congress

 

 

COMMUNIST CUBA     

 

US: At Least 16 Americans Suffered Hearing Loss in Cuba

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

North Korea Announces New Warheads, Solid Fuel Rocket Engines

 

Government Warns North Korean Cyber Attacks Continue

 

COURTS

 

Federal Appeals Court Rules Against HS Football Coach Suspended for Kneeling in Prayer After Games

 

Judge orders Dreamhost to turn over inauguration protest website data                                   

 

Federal judge strikes down Texas’ voter ID law for having a discriminatory intent

 

Judge Blames Trump for Illegal Alien’s Deadly Hit-and-Run with Marine      

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Hostages being held in Charleston shooting, officials say           

 

Disgruntled employee at Charleston, SC, restaurant shoots 1, holds several hostages, mayor says

 

Santa Rosa Police Release Illegal Alien from Custody; Kills Girlfriend Weeks Later

 

DEATH-PENALTY

 

Florida executes killer of 2 with new drug

 

Florida prepares to execute a death-row inmate for the first time in a year-and-a-half

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

The DNC: America's Most Notorious Hate Group

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

NYC mayor may take down Christopher Columbus statue  (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

DHS: Arizona Proves ‘Border Walls Work’

 

DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR

 

No national monuments will be eliminated, Zinke says   (Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke)

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

D.C. court approves DOJ warrant for anti-Trump website data

 

ECONOMY

                                                

Stock market closes slightly lower in volatile session

 

Wall Street edges lower with Jackson Hole meeting in focus

 

Low world inflation dogs central bankers, even as economies grow

 

Wall Street Banks Warn Downturn Is Coming

 

S&P 500 shuffled up over Whole Foods-Amazon, Dow-DuPont mergers

 

Treasury yields tick higher as investors settle in for Jackson Hole       

 

Bitcoin, Ether extend gains, even as digital currencies take a regulatory hit

 

Gold settles lower as investors look to Jackson Hole

 

EDUCATION

 

School gives transgender lesson to 5-year-olds, refuses to give details to parents

 

U.C. Berkeley group invites right-wing speakers

 

Thomas Jefferson, ‘emblem of white supremacy,’ targeted in UVa. students’ list of demands

 

Military Victory for Alternative Providers

 

California first-grader sent to principal’s office for misgendering classmate

 

Study Abroad and a $41.5 Million Verdict                                   

 

CUNY Awards Top Faculty Honors to Proponent of BDS Movement

 

E.M.B.A.s Under Pressure

 

Georgia State Launches ‘Multicultural Competence and Peer Education Ambassadors’ Program

 

The New, New Education

 

Clemson University Assistant Professor Labels All Republicans ‘Racist Scum’

 

Cheerleaders forced to do painful splits by high school coach, video shows

 

Malia Obama and Tiffany Trump are on campus this fall. What’s that going to be like?

 

Top Colleges Don’t Represent America’s Diversity. How Bad Is It?

 

EGYPT

 

Egypt archaeologists uncover Roman era tombs

 

Egypt Closes One Church, Blocks Worship at Another

 

ENERGY

 

Oil falls as Hurricane Harvey sparks fear that storm damage could sap demand

 

Energy Prices

 

Why Gulf of Mexico’s Hurricane Harvey is bearish for oil

 

Solar Superstorms and the US Electric Grid

 

Gasoline Surges, Refiners Shut as Harvey Menaces Energy Hub

 

EUROPE

 

Israeli man murdered near Kiev synagogue

 

In today’s Europe, Jews are a target like everyone else

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks post cautious gains as central bankers gather in Jackson Hole

 

Terror Averted in Rotterdam  (A tip from Spanish authorities saves Dutch lives.)

 

Dutch police arrest suspect in terror plot

 

FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (FEMA)

 

Trump's FEMA Director Faces His First Test

 

FRANCE

 

EU risks breakup without overhaul of cheap labour rule, says Macron (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

France doubles fines for racial discrimination

 

French manufacturing confidence up more than seen

 

GERMANY

 

History May Not be Kind to Angela Merkel (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Artists drop Berlin festival over Israeli Embassy funding       

 

Integration of Muslims better in Germany than in rest of Europe: study

 

How a kidnapping in a Berlin park has led to a diplomatic row between Germany and Vietnam

 

Germany is too slow in warning of unsafe food in half of all cases: Foodwatch

 

GIRL SCOUTS

 

Girl Scouts accuse Boy Scouts of covertly recruiting girls

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Every U.S. county poised to have Obamacare insurer

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Report: This region's health lags way behind rest of U.S.

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

'Cheers' actor Jay Thomas is dead at 69

 

HOLOCAUST

 

Belarus Holocaust monument is haunting — and subversive

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Paul Ryan: Congress will miss Sept. deadline for spending bills (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

'Well-oiled' activist ops targeting GOP reps at their homes, hijacking town halls

 

HURRICANES

 

Hurricane Harvey: Coastal cities in Texas begin evacuating

 

Harvey expected to make landfall as a major hurricane

 

IMMIGRATION

 

US to Limit Visas From 4 Nations That Won't Take Deportees

 

Rosemary Jenks: ‘We Absolutely Cannot Trade a DACA Amnesty for Enforcement’

 

 

INDIA

 

India's Islamic Leaders Defiant After Supreme Court's Landmark Verdict Invalidating Shari'a-Based Instant Triple Divorce

 

INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY

 

National Security Cover-Ups, Missteps, and Miscalculations  (The United States will never succeed against the Muslim Brotherhood if our intelligence officials keep tripping over their own feet.)

 

IRAN

 

Iran Caught Shipping Soldiers to Syria on Commercial Flights in Violation of Nuclear Deal

 

IRAQ

 

With Saudi-Iraqi Rapprochement, Saudi Columnists Welcome Iraq Back Into Arab Fold

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Thursday, August 24, 2017)

 

Abbas welcomes Trump's peace efforts  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Putting skepticism on hold, Abbas backs US peace push in Kushner meeting

 

Israel’s red lines in Syria long crossed by Iran

 

Amid reports of frustration, Abbas 'highly appreciative' of US peace efforts

 

Special Report: FIFA Must Correct Its Double Standard            

 

Revealed: Civil Administration Recommended Legalizing Hundreds of Jewish Homes But Justice Ministry Refused

 

Israeli court indicts Omar al-Abed on murder charges over Halamish stabbing attack

 

US State Department Refuses to Endorse Two-State Solution

 

UN allocates $2.5 million to Gaza as NGO warns of humanitarian emergency

 

UN gives $2.5 million to Gaza for fuel and water crisis

 

Watch Netanyahu’s Tightlipped Statement on Meeting in Sochi  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Netanyahu says meeting with Kushner ‘helpful, meaningful’

 

'Netanyahu is the one who gave away parts of Hevron'

 

Netanyahu meets Kushner as part of US peace push

 

Amid Constant Clashes, Wall To Be Built Around Jewish West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  Community

 

Taking Israeli aid, Syrian rebel says crisis on Golan overrides old hatreds

 

Israeli court indicts Palestinian for assisting attackers in July shooting at Al-Aqsa Mosque

 

Reform leaders urge Netanyahu to decry Women of the Wall body searches

 

Bulldozers raze lands in Hebron area as settlers assault 75-year-old Palestinian man

 

Official leading efforts to return captive Israelis in Gaza quits

 

Iran, not so far away (With Iran seemingly gaining more and more power in Syria, Israel has to take action to ensure Tehran will never make it to the Israel-Syrian border.)

 

8-year-old girl stumbles upon ultra-rare 2,000-year-old ‘half-shekel’

 

Video shows police's sloppy arrest, suspect

 

Controversial Islamist cleric indicted for incitement to terror 

 

Amid reports of frustration, Abbas 'highly appreciative' of US peace efforts

 

Police bar Palestinian textbooks from Temple Mount school               

 

Arab Israeli man charged with aiding Temple Mount terrorists

 

EU condemns Israeli dismantling of Palestinian schools

 

Trump Aide Kushner Renews Push for Mideast Peace

 

JORDAN

 

Jordan Abolishes Article 308 Protecting Rapists From Punishment If They Marry Their Victims

 

LIBERALISM

 

Exclusive: Soros Claims To Be A Liberal, But Where He Puts His Money Says Otherwise

 

MEDIA 

 

How the Mainstream Media Operate

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

ISIS Turning to Conscription as Recruitment Numbers Drop

 

MILITARY

 

Average Transgender Soldier Unable to Deploy for 238 Days

 

Navy IDs sailor killed, 9 missing in USS McCain crash

 

Report: White House sets guidelines for military transgender ban

 

Mattis in Ukraine: US Sanctions Will Stay Until Russia Changes Behavior  (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)

 

The military-industrial complex is booming in Trump's America: Don Pittis

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

 

Feds Spend $199,665 Analyzing Tweets About E-Cigarettes

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan to Seek Consensus With Russia, China Over Trump's New South Asia Policy

 

Pakistan Tells US to Eliminate Terror Safe Havens in Afghanistan 

 

RACISM

 

NFL Player Ben Watson Slams Margaret Sanger as the “Ultimate” Racist, “She Wanted to Exterminate Blacks”

 

RUSSIA

 

Russian nuclear bombers fly near North Korea in rare show of force

 

Russian Ambassador to Sudan Found Dead, Allegedly in Swimming Pool

 

 

SENATE

 

Flake says Trump is inviting a primary challenge   (US Senator of Arizona Jeff Flake (R)

 

McConnell Praises Trump After Twitter Attack (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)

 

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Korea's Birthrate Plunges to New Record Low

 

Seoul, Beijing mark 25th  anniversary of ties amid strained relations

 

Moon's policies feared to stifle growth

 

SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER

 

Christian ministry sues over listing on Southern Poverty Law’s ‘hate map’

 

 

SPORTS

 

Yankees and Tigers in three bench-clearing brawls

 

 

STATES

 

Opioid crisis takes toll in Maine lobster industry

 

SYRIA

 

ISIS uses boy "from America" to issue new threat

 

TAIWAN

  

First Taiwan-built satellite launched

 

Taiwan Is Slowly Getting Help From Around Asia To Resist China Economically

 

TERRORISM

 

From East To West: The Islamic State’s Evolving Global Threat

 

 

TRANSGENDER MOVEMENT

 

Public radio celebrates family fundraising $30k for ‘transgender’ 11-year-old’s puberty blockers

 

TURKEY 

 

Germany warns Turkey it will never join EU while Erdogan remains in charge (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN) 

 

FTSE 100 heads for 1-week high as traders set aside lackluster data

 

Charlie Gard’s Mother Helps Family of Another Baby Doctors Say Should be Left to Die

 

 

UNITED STATES

 

Christopher Columbus Gets the Sledgehammer

 

VATICAN

 

Vatican’s youth synod looks like another assault on the Catholic faith

 

VENEZUELA  

 

Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Met With No. 3 State Department Official in Late July

 
WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

President Trump slams Clapper, McConnell, Ryan in a string of tweets

 

Democrats brand Trump as reckless, redouble resist vow after shutdown threat on border wall

 

Trump blames Congress for stalled agenda, urges Senate to abolish filibuster rules

 

Republicans, heal thyself: Time to bury the anti-Donald Trump hatchet

 

Former Incredible Hulk Lou Ferrigno Says He’s Trump’s Pick to ‘Make America Healthy Again’

 

Reports: Globalists in White House Oppose Trump’s Border Wall, Reforms

 

Trump Warns of Shutdown if Border Wall Isn’t Funded

 

Which Republicans Helped This Oppo Research Firm Investigate Trump?

 

Report: Kelly's Team Will Vet Everything Before It Gets to Trump

 

Rabbis to Boycott Conference Call in Protest of President

 

Clapper: 'Beautiful letter' I sent to Trump was same one I sent to Clinton (Former Director of National Intelligence James R Clapper )

 

Opinion: Yes, it's OK to question Trump's mental health

 

White House fires back at Corker: 'Ridiculous' (US Senator of Tennessee Bob Corker (R)

 

Opinion: Yes, it's OK to question Trump's mental health

White House fires back at Corker: 'Ridiculous' (US Senator of Tennessee Bob Corker (R)
 
 

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