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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

 

ABORTION

 

Foundation Gives Planned Parenthood Abortion Business a “Public Service Award for Essential Services”

 

Pro-Life Leaders to Congress: Defund Planned Parenthood

 

Planned Parenthood Abortion Business Closing Another Center

 

A day to remember the victims of abortion

 

Judge Upholds Requirement Forcing California Churches to Pay for Abortions

 

"Not a woman's choice": India's abortion limit puts women at risk, say campaigners

 

Woman Profoundly Regrets Aborting Her Baby: “If I Hadn’t Taken That Pill His Name Would be Jude”

 

Big Abortion Strikes Out In Street Protests Against Pregnancy Help Centers

 

Character on Hulu Show “Difficult People” Flaunts Her Abortions: “I’ve Punched Holes in My Planned Parenthood Card”

 

All the president’s clergymen: Where they stand on issues from abortion to immigration

 

Mother Teresa’s 5 Lessons for Pro-Life People

 

Kentucky's Last Abortion Clinic to Face Off Against Governor

 

Chilling Phone Call Exposes Lies of Late-Term Abortion

 

Lead Character Flaunts Multiple Abortions on Hulu's 'Difficult People'

 

Bishop Tobin: Ending DACA shatters lives. So does abortion.

 

Texan Survivors of Harvey Can Get Free Abortion Care, With Travel Costs Covered

 

Banning pro-life witness will hurt women, pro-lifers tell Ontario gov’t  (Canada)

 

'Goonies' star Martha Plimpton says she had her 'best abortion' in Seattle

 

Iceland’s ‘new eugenics’: Eliminating people with Down syndrome

 

Mother Says People Laugh at Her Disabled Daughter and Say She Should Have Aborted Her  (London, England)

 

Sri Lankan bishops condemn bill to legalize abortion

 

Court Allows 13-Year-Old to Abort Her 32-Week-Old Unborn Baby (India)

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Taliban bomber claims revenge for "offensive" U.S. leaflet

 

Afghanistan: Muslims enraged at US leaflet calling Taliban “dogs” and depicting Islamic confession of faith

 

AFRICA

 

Is China Really Helping Africa?

 

Bell Pottinger has toxified political debate in South Africa

 

ALT-RIGHT MOVEMENT

 

Former Democratic lawmaker Cynthia McKinney teams with 'alt-right' to help Trump fight 'deep state'

 

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

ADL hires Jewish-Iranian academic to head anti-Semitism unit

 

Herzl - Anti-Semite?

 
ASIA

 

Azerbaijan revelations spark ‘great concern’ at Council of Europe

 

AUSTRALIA

 

Banks drag ASX down as GDP disappoints

 

Aussie's US80¢ foray proves brief

 

Trump and Australian prime minister hold 'very constructive' call on N.Korea

 

Indonesia files complaint against Australia in World Trade Organisation

 

Australia faces 'elevated' bushfire risk

 

Aldi's billion-dollar fresh food facelift is grocery 'game changer'

 

CANADA

 

 

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

 

Canadian dollar jumps to highest point since 2015 as central bank raises interest rates again

 

Harper’s decade in power was a game-changer in Quebec: Hébert (Former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper)

 

Ontario to target math, report cards in curriculum revamp

 

Trudeau tells Liberal MPs he won’t back down on small business tax plan (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Canadian firms prod Trudeau to approve Super Hornet deal

 

Winnipeg mom wants changes to policy she says excludes son from school bus

 

Canadians can’t afford to be complacent about racism

 

Canada is finally getting a national suicide hotline later this year

 

When do Canadian spies disclose the software flaws they find? There's a policy, but few details

 

Six Nova Scotia teens charged in naked photo ring given conditional discharges

 

Almost half of Canadian workers live paycheque to paycheque, survey finds

 

Bank of Canada hikes key interest rate to 1.0% amid healthy growth

 

Vancouver man ordered to stop letting his children take city bus to school alone

 

Doctors denying 'tubals' to women under 30 opting out of motherhood

 

How these Ontario parents learned to stop worrying and love split-grade classes

 

York Region officer pleads guilty to assault after siccing police dog on suspect

 

Ambassador Bridge replacement given the green light

 

CARIBBEAN

 

Sir Richard Branson is riding out Hurricane Irma in the wine cellar on his private island

 

Puerto Rico could be without power for 4 to 6 months after Irma

 

Governor in U.S. Virgin Islands orders gun grab

 

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Survey: White Christians Now Minority in United States

 

‘Modern Family’ Producer to Christians Who Oppose DACA Amnesty: ‘F**k You’

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Xi tells Trump Beijing firm on N. Korea denuclearisation, talks  (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)

 

China carries out live-fire exercise fending off 'surprise' overseas attack

 

China to spend over $1 trillion on planes over next 20 years: Boeing

 

In Conflict Between US and North Korea, Which Side Is China on?

 

China’s No.2 Stock Regulator Investigated For Corruption

 

China isn’t ready for safe haven status

 

5 Things To Watch For At China’s Quinquennial Communist Congress

 

As World Watches Kim, China Quietly Builds South China Sea Clout

 

Nissan Aims to Double Sales of the Leaf With New Features

 

Take Elon Musk Seriously on the Russian AI Threat

 

North Korea Nuclear Arsenal an Obstacle to China’s Ambitions

 

China Imprisons Man for Helping People Access the Internet Past the ‘Great Firewall’

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Guarding Comrade Kim: Hiring of Russian security consultants signals loss of faith in inner circle (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

On North Korea, U.S. Must Respond with an Eye to the Future

 

Satellite image shows landslides around NK nuclear test site

 

N. Korea vows to respond with 'counteroffensive' to new sanctions

 

Korea Nuclear Test Furthers EMP Bomb

 

Two Major Antifa Groups Spout North Korean Propaganda         

 

Expert: North Korea Doesn’t Want War, It Wants Fear

 

Make North Korea a Chinese Protectorate

 

Sanctions doubts grow as North Korea warns US of ‘gift packages’

 

N. Korea sanctions stymied, U.S. vows to boost 2nd  ally's "capabilities"

 

The Four Options on North Korea

 

Why does Kim Jong Un want nuclear weapons?   

 

Kim's rocket man: The scientist masterminding the speedy development of North Korea's nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missiles

 

Have we reached a point of no return?

 

History shows us how calamitous the North Korea crisis could become

 

Cohen: US Hasn't Delivered 'Shock Therapy' Move on NKorea

 

 

CONGRESS

 

Schumer, Pelosi Offer Support for Harvey Aid if Tied to Short-Term Debt Limit Increase (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)/ House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

DACA Was Only One Part of Obama's Seizure of Congressional Power

 

If Republicans Don't Make A Move, They Deserve To Lose

 

Congress Should Follow Trump’s Lead, Cut EPA Funding

 

Congress Gets 6 Months to Solve a 16-Year Puzzle

 

 

CONSTITUTION

 

President Trump Upholds The Constitution By Dumping DACA, And Critics Freak Out

 

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU

 

CFPB 'surprised and disappointed' after being cut off from student loan data

 

COURTS

 

NY Hasidic mother who came out as lesbian regains custody of her children

 

TX Supreme Court Tosses Confederate Statue Lawsuit Against UT

 

Appeals court rules Texas can use new voter ID law

 

Florida man pleads guilty and asks for the death sentence after killing his wife and five children by slitting their throats

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Principal Accused Of Luring Teen Girls To Go Skinny Dipping Arrested

 

New York man admits to painting swastikas on his own home

 

Virginia: Prison convert to Islam rearrested on gun charges weeks after release

 

Good News: Violent Crime Projected To Drop In 2017. Guess Which Group Is Responsible.

 

Principal tried to lure teen girls to ‘skinny dipping party’: cops

 

Body wrapped in tarp and chained to cinderblock that was pulled from the water in Brooklyn is identified as Colombo crime family associate whose father served 23 years for murder

 

Iowa woman who gave birth in a hospital bathroom and left baby to die in a trash can AVOIDS jail

 

Banner Calling for ‘More Dead Cops’ Found Hanging From NY Overpass

 

Missing Kansas boy, 3, found encased in concrete; mother in custody

 

Arrest after UNC college professor found slain

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC) 

 

Perez: Trump is a 'champion for cruelty'  (Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez)

 

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Koch Group Launches Massive Attack On Virginia Democrat

 

Democrats left in a DACA Pickle by Deceitful ‘DACA Daddy’  Barack Obama

 

Rahm Emanuel Declares Chicago “Trump-free Zone”   (Mayor of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel)

 

DACA Backlash Shows Democrats Don’t Really Think Their Policies Should Be Subject To Elections

 

Publisher Pulls Pro-Clinton Christian Book in Wake of Her Pastor’s Plagiarism Scandal

 

De Blasio Rails Against Concept of Private Property, Says It Impedes NYC’s ‘Socialistic Impulse’ (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

Ex-prosecutor: Obama, not Comey, let Hillary skate

 

Former Tennessee lawmaker is given 21 years in prison for stealing $21million from 400 people in gold and silver Ponzi scheme advertised on Christian TV 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

 

AP: Trump's 'Crackdown on Illegal Immigration' Reducing Food Stamp Claims

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

DeVos plans Title IX changes in wake of report on campus denial of due process (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

DHS reviewing report Russia-linked hackers targeted U.S. energy

 

As Irma bears down, Coast Guard makes sense of its grueling response to Harvey

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Apparently, it’s illegal to laugh at Jeff Sessions (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

A Conflicted Trump Turns to a Determined Sessions

 

Justice Department Drops Defense of Obama OT Rule

 

ECONOMY

 

Stocks end higher as energy shares lead gains

 

Stocks Rise, Treasuries Fall on Debt-Ceiling Deal: Markets Wrap

 

Wall St. bounces back as energy, financials lead

 

December T-bill yields spike as debt ceiling extension kicks can down the road

 

Asia stocks down, dollar on defensive, gripped by risk aversion

 

Asian Stocks Fall as North Korea Worries Persist: Markets Wrap

 

Gold snaps three-day rally as Trump, lawmakers reach debt ceiling deal

 

U.S. services sector growth accelerates; trade deficit edges up

 

Why investors are so chill about North Korea, hurricanes, and everything else

 

Dollar trims losses after debt-limit deal; loonie soars on Canada rate hike

 

EDUCATION

 

Harvard Students Promise to Protest Charles Murray Lecture

 

'Unsafe Spaces': Supporting Israel in Modern Campus Culture

 

DePaul Released A Statement On Its Commitment To Illegal Students -- It's Exactly What You'd Think

 

Two friends were stuck in a refugee camp. A scholarship was their only way out.

 

A Forced Faculty Divide (State appeals court rejects proposed joint non-tenure-track and tenured faculty union at U of Minnesota Twin Cities.)

 

PC wars rule young-adult publishing as fewer kids learn to love to read

 

Diversity Is Up in Humanities at 2-Year Colleges

 

'Ecosexual' professor wants you to have sex with Earth

 

A Looming State-Federal Conflict on Sex Assault (California, New York and other states have embraced Obama’s approach on campus sexual assault -- what happens if Trump reverses course?)

 

Congregation Reacts: Robert E. Lee Descendant Resigns From Pastorate Following VMA Appearance

 

Trump Ends DACA (Colleges look to support students after Trump administration announces end of program that granted hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants protection from deportation and the right to work.)

 

EGYPT

 

Egyptian Culture Minister: The Jihadi Notion Of 'Takfir' Is Similar To Hitler's Nazi Ideas

 

ENERGY

 

Oil ends higher as refiners reopen after Hurricane Harvey devastation

 

Energy Prices

 

Official: Texas gas supply recovering after Harvey

 

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION

 

A federal agency's bogus battle to keep college grads out of work

 

EUROPE

 

More than 50,000 jihadists now living in Europe

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

German car makers prop up European stocks, outweigh Irma-hit insurers

 

Hungarian PM Orban: ‘The Islamization of Europe Is Real’

 

Top EU court rules eastern states must take refugees

 

European court to review $1.3B fine against Intel

 

Submarine owner says Swedish journalist died when she was hit by hatch

 

Denmark: Inventor faces murder charge over journalist's submarine death

 

Italy orders investigation after child dies of malaria

 

EUTHANASIA

 

Disabled Man’s Wife Decides It’s in His “Best Interest” to Starve Him to Death

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Former FBI special agent challenges new director to investigate whistleblower claims

 

1MDB Stolen Funds Witnesses Are Scared to Talk: FBI

 

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Fed sees pickup in economic growth, but inflation remains muted

 

Fed Vice Chairman Fischer to resign for ‘personal reasons’

 

FEMINISM

 

Feminist Germaine Greer: Transgender Surgery Does Not Make a Man a Woman

 

FRANCE

 

Two arrested after 'bomb factory' discovered near Paris

 

France to put a stop to fossil fuel production

 

France seeks to raise 10 billion euros in privatisation drive to fund innovation

 

GERMANY

 

Emotions run high at Munich Olympic massacre memorial opening

 

Germany Opens Memorial to Israelis Murdered at 1972 Munich Olympics

 

Erdogan calls Merkel comments on Turkey's EU ambitions 'Nazism' (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan/German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Expats still like Germany for the money, and still aren’t so fond of the locals

 

The woman who carried Hitler’s teeth on V-Day

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

A two-decade crusade by conservative charities fueled Trump’s exit from Paris climate accord

 

 

GOP

 

Amnesty For DACA Beneficiaries Will Destroy The Republican Party 

 

Republicans Helped Make the Politics of DACA So Toxic

 

Exclusive: 'Why should I resign?' Recently elected secretary of Florida GOP was charged in a savage 2007 claw hammer beating of his former female classmate from a posh Los Angeles prep school - but refuses to step down

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Houston faces growing health challenges as cleanup continues

 

Police officer who arrested Utah nurse fired from medic job 

 

HISTORY

 

Charlottesville council to vote on removing statue of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson weeks after deadly white nationalist protests

 

HOLOCAUST

 

Poles honored for ‘true heroism’ for rescuing Jews during Holocaust

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

House Intel panel interviews Rice in Russia probe

 

These Republicans Voted Against Harvey Aid Package

 

Rep. Franks Explains How Obama Is the One Who 'Put Children in Danger'

 

Ryan: 'Perfectly Reasonable' to Include Border Control in Dreamer Legislation  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

Lawmaker Seeks to Derail $900M for Amtrak Project as Earmark

 

House passes Hurricane Harvey $7.85 billion aid measure

 

House passes bill paving the way for driverless cars

 

House Intel subpoenas FBI, DOJ over Trump dossier

 

Gowdy says FBI, Justice Department not cooperating on Trump dossier: ‘We got nothing’  (US Representative of South Carolina Trey Gowdy (R)

 

Bipartisan lawmakers prioritize health care, tax reform on fall agenda

 

MacArthur: Agreement reached with House Freedom Caucus chair on health plan

 

HURRICANES

 

Video: Hurricane Irma's incredible Cat 5 power comes ashore

 

Hurricane Irma may bring 'significant storm surge' to Florida, governor says

 

Crisis at Chemical Plant Reveals Flaws in Safety Regulations

 

Irate officer turns away Harvey volunteers delivering aid

 

How Houston’s Growth Created the Perfect Flood Conditions

 

Hurricane Irma is now so strong it registers on devices that detect earthquakes as tropical storm Jose forms BEHIND IT and thousands panic buy amid fears it could be worse than Harvey

 

Harvey's toxic waters: Dangerous levels of fecal matter detected in Houston flood waters and chemicals needed to keep drinking water clean carry the risk of cancer and miscarriage

 

Irma now most powerful storm ever recorded in Atlantic Ocean

 

Florida on notice, evacuations coming as Hurricane Irma nears

 

There is no such thing as a Category 6 hurricane

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Monthly Refugee Admissions Lowest in 15 Years; Percentage of Muslims Declining

 

There Is No Such Thing as a ‘Deserving Dreamer’

 

DACA Reactionaries Rush to the Barricades

 

Daca Dreamers: Harvey hero now faces deportation

 

With DACA move, Trump and GOP face a crossroads on immigration

 

Trump Revokes ‘Dreamer’ Plan; 800,000 Face Unsure Future

 

Worried and Frustrated, but Refusing to Give Up

 

Reagan's son: My father wouldn't have kicked 'Dreamers' out of US

 

Poll: Majority of Americans Say Dreamers Should Stay

 

'It is particularly cruel to offer young people the American Dream... then punish them for it': Mark Zuckerberg and Kristen Bell lead the celebrities slamming the Trump administration's 'winding down' of DACA 

 

Decision to end DACA sparks nationwide protests

 

Spotify Launches Pro-DACA Playlist Featuring Lovato, Juanes Among Others

 

INDIA

 

Indian editor’s assassination sparks nationwide protests

 

Fire in Mumbai building: 6 dead, 11 injured

 

Terror funding: NIA conducts raids in Delhi, Srinagar

 

PM Modi tells Suu Kyi India is with Myanmar, but skips mention of Rohingya issue

 

India cannot rule out possibility of two-front war with China and Pakistan, Army chief General Bipin Rawat says

 

SC asks states to appoint cops in each district to prevent cow vigilantism

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

 

Hurricane Harvey shows that infrastructure needs updating

 

IRAN

 

Iran, Vatican discuss plight of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

 

IRAQ

 

Iraqi Kurdish leader Barzani vows to hold independence referendum despite objections

 

The Kurds Are Not Children (They have earned their independence, and the West must get out of the way.)

 

What happens when Islamic State leaves?

 

ISLAM

 

North Dakota cops called to religious sheep slaughter at apartment complex

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Wednesday, September 6, 2017)

 

Hamas leader to JPost: We're ready for long-term cease-fire with Israel

 

Slaughterer of 3 Israelis honored in the PA

 

Majority of Palestinians don't believe Trump is serious about peace talks, poll finds

 

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft in Jerusalem to Bring Football to Middle East

 

IDF drill and new Hizballah tactics at Deir ez-Zour (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Palestinians Working For Foreign Companies Causing ‘Brain-Drain’ In West Bank (Judea and Samaria)

 

Netanyahu Tells ICRC’s Maurer About ‘Unbelievable Cruelty’ of Hamas  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Netanyahu to embark on first-ever trip by an Israeli PM to Latin America

 

Israeli settlers assault, injure Palestinian teen in Nablus

 

Rivlin inaugurates Munich memorial, raps Palestinians for lauding massacre (Israeli President Reuven Rivlin)

 

There’s no price for an IDF soldier’s blood   

 

Netanyahu: Israel’s cooperation with Arab states has never been greater

 

UN Chief Guterres, the Media and Palestinian Fake News

 

Hollywood mogul denies champagne and cigars for Netanyahu were bribery — report

 

PA releases journalist, continues to hold hunger-striking activist over Facebook post

 

In first, Jaffa theater faces cut in state funding because of ‘incitement’

 

MK Smotrich: Pay for Voluntary Arab Immigration – Kill Hope for Palestinian State

 

UNRWA condemns 'appalling' eviction of Shamasna family in East Jerusalem

 

Three Indians arrested in $1 million Israel diamond sting

 

Report: 176 units in eastern J'lem to be approved Sunday

 

Policewoman feeds disabled protester in touching display of humanity

 

Haredi parties push to stop train construction work

 

Palestinian teen arrested at Hebron checkpoint with knife

 

Israel set to remove Palestinian village's sole water pipe in Nablus

 

Netflix launches ‘Greenhouse Academy,’ remake of Sabra tween drama

 

Arab who attacked Arutz Sheva reporter arrested

 

Unmanned subs, sniper drones, gun that won’t miss: Israel unveils future weapons

 

Israel To Allow 560 Tons of Tax-Free Honey Imports for Jewish New Year

 

Unique 7,200-year-old clay model silo forces rethink of how society evolved

 

Hating Israel at the Center for Jewish History

 

Palestine Authorities arrest activist in growing free speech crackdown

 

 

JAPAN

 

Senior Republican congressman: North Korea threat means more F-35s to Japan

 

JORDAN

 

 Jordan cancels 'gay' singer's concert

 

LEBANON

 

Remains found on Syria border belong to Lebanon troops

 

LOBBYISTS

 

Former Paul Ryan Aide Joins 'The Swamp' As A Green Energy Lobbyist  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

 

MARIJUANA

 

Boom or bust? Ahead of legalisation California's pot growers face a big problem

 

 

 

MEDIA 

 

Bannon to Appear on ’60 Minutes’ on Sunday

 

CNN bought Clinton's new memoir and read it overnight

 

A New Obama? The Media Starts Selling Abdul El-Sayed

 

Jane Pauley to Interview Clinton on ‘CBS Sunday Morning’

 

CNN’s Ambitious Investigative Unit and Its Missteps

 

At CNN, Retracted Story Leaves an Elite Reporting Team Bruised

 

Politico, NY Times Reporters Spread False Story About Spicer’s ‘Candor’  (Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer)

 

MEXICO

 

What Americans (and Canadians) Should Know About the Mexican Security Crisis

 

Tropical Storm Katia forms off Mexico's coast

 

Mexico says it will embrace Dreamers ‘with open arms’

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Is the UAE Guggenheim museum unbuilt because of ‘Jewish name’?

 

Iran has to change its policies for any rapprochement, says Saudi FM

 

 

MILITARY

 

Insitu receives $21M order for RQ-21A Blackjack drone parts

 

Casualties confirmed after blast at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan - US military

 

US to send 3,500 more troops to Afghanistan: report

 

F-16 crashes in southeastern Arizona: officials

 

Pentagon: Another BRAC could increase forces' combat readiness

 

Adopting a retired military working dog requires dedication, patience

 

Transgender troops sue Trump over military ban

 

MYANMAR

 

UN warns of catastrophe as Rohingya exodus nears 150,000

 

Suu Kyi’s fading allure repels foreign investors

 

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION (NOAA)

 

NOAA plane flies through eye of powerful Hurricane Irma, dramatic videos show

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

NATO chief sees no 'imminent threat' in Russia war games

 

PACIFIC

 

U.S. poised to sell military weapons to Pacific allies in response to North Korean nuclear tests

 

PAKISTAN

 

Judge: Pakistani Gang’s Rape of White Girls Was Not Racist

 

52nd  Pakistan Defence Day commemorated across country

 

Pakistan has to restrict activities of LeT, JeM: Foreign minister Khawaja Asif  (Pakistan foreign minister Khawaja Asif has acknowledged the need to restrict the activities of terror groups such as Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed so that the country can tell the world community that it has put its “house in order.”)

 

Muslim Terrorists Murder Two Chinese Christian Missionaries, Atheist Chinese Government Responds By Raiding CHURCHES And Arresting Christian Pastors

 

Pakistan paid heavy price in fight against terrorism: Mamnoon Hussain

 

Pakistan: Muslim students beat 17-year-old Christian classmate to death

 

Pakistan to resolve issues with US in peaceful manner: Defence Minister

 

In a 1st , Pak admits LeT, Jaish based on its soil

 

POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES

 

Sheriff Clarke Takes New Position in Pro-Trump Super PAC

 

POSTAL SERVICE

 

Native American mural in U.S. post office demeaning?

 

 

POVERTY

 

Black Leaders Should Focus on Lifting People Out of Poverty, Not Purging Statues

 

PRISONS

 

California: Officers accused of 'sadistic and terrorizing acts' against prisoners

 

 

RACISM

 

Margaret Sanger, the Racist Who Liberal Activists Completely Ignore

 

RESTAURANT INDUSTRY

 

Pregnant woman says she was body-shamed, denied service at restaurant

 

RUSSIA

 

North Korea Not a Nuclear Power, Says Putin  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Russian embassy in Myanmar warns about possible terror attacks

 

‘Like raiders’: Russian Consulate shows footage of US agents sweeping its SF premises (Video)

 

Diplomat slams US attempts to justify 'illegal intrusions' into Russian diplomatic offices

 

Japanese prime minister says Japan and Russia reached historical agreement

 

Russia opposes sanctions against North Korea, Putin tells South Korean president

 

Russian politician says 'let's hit Trump with our Kompromat' on TV

 

Russia opposes North Korea oil embargo, says South Korean presidential spokesman

 

Putin mocks US politician who confused Austria and Australia  

 

SCIENCE

 

Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study reveals  

 

 

SENATE

 

GOP senator: DACA hearings to begin next week

 

Feinstein Admits DACA on 'Shaky Legal Ground' (US Senator of California Dianne Feinstein (D)

 

Key Figure Behind ‘Trump Dossier’ Stonewalled Senate Investigators

 

Fusion boss refused to answer basic questions on anti-Trump dossier, source says

 

Kirsten Gillibrand’s Free Speech Hypocrisy  (US Senator of New York  Kirsten Gillibrand (D)

 

Man Arrested for Asking Toomey a ‘Threatening’ Question at Town Hall (US Senator of Pennsylvania Patrick J Toomey (R)

 

Judge Tells Menendez’s Lawyer to ‘Shut Up for a Moment’ (US Senator of New Jersey Robert Menendez (D)

 

Senate Republicans to Increase Debt Limit By Adding It to Hurricane Harvey Relief Bill

 

Schumer threatens to add DREAM Act to all bills that move this fall  (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)

 

The Middle Class: Uninsured and Hurting 

 

The Big Government ‘Debate’ Over Harvey  (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)

 

Trump Jr. to speak with Senate Judiciary on Thursday about Trump campaign’s contacts with Russia

 

The Bob Menendez corruption trial sure won’t be boring (US Senator of New Jersey Robert Menendez (D)

 

Cornyn says Senate will add debt hike to Harvey aid  (Senate Majority Whip US Senator of Texas John Cornyn (R)

 

Gardner throws support behind DREAM Act

 

Activists hope defence bill could alert Trump to climate change threat

 

Democratic Sen. Tester, Who Voted Against DREAM Act, Criticizes Trump DACA Repeal  (US Senator of Montana Jon Tester (D)

 

Al Franken will use Senate blue-slip tradition to block Trump judiciary nominee (US Senator of Minnesota Al Franken (D)

 

Mexican Manufacturing Continued As Joe Donnelly Held Stock in Family Business  (US Senator of Indiana Joe Donnelly (D)

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

'Keep your eyes open b****': Cher shocks Twitter with verbal assault on woman who mocked her tweet about DACA and her promise to take a DREAMER into her home

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

Bloc Party Blues: Why Brazil Might Leave BRICS

 

Brazil raids over 'Olympic vote-buying'

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

South Korea: US missile defense system to be fully installed Thursday

 

Hundreds scuffle with police over THAAD launcher deployment in South Korea (Video, Photos)

 

U.S. Pacific Fleet Chief Vows to Defend S.Korea

 

Moon Says This Is No Time for Talks with N.Korea (President Moon Jae-in)

 

Seoul’s plans for raising heat on NK hits roadblock in Russia

 

American Businesses in Korea Urge Trump Not to Scrap FTA

 

Young, undocumented Koreans in US at risk of deportation

 

Korea's Trade Volume Set to Surpass US$1 Trillion

 

Current Account Surplus Narrows in July

 

SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER

 

Southern Poverty Law Center Won’t Call Antifa a ‘Hate Group’ Despite Violence, Censorship Efforts

 

Southern Poverty Law ‘hate map’ label proves costly to pro-family Ruth Institute  

 

 

SPORTS

 

Cleveland Police to Protest the National Anthem Protesters at Browns Game

 

NFL star claims he was victim of 'abusive conduct' by Las Vegas police

 

Dallas Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott has six-game suspension upheld but is to play Sunday

 

MLB confirms Yankees’ accusation that Red Sox stole catchers’ signs with help of Apple Watch, report says

 

Derek Jeter’s Marlins deal hits another MLB speed bump

 

Teen girl files claim against police who mistook her for a black male suspect and punched her

 

Baylor University settles lawsuit filed by woman who said she was gang-raped by two football players and that the school fostered a 'culture of violence'

 

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STATES

 

Americans for Prosperity Goes On The Offensive In Virginia's Gubernatorial Race

 

Hawaii considers introducing universal basic income

 

California Senate Scraps $3 Billion Electric-Vehicle Subsidy Bill

 

Western wildfires causing health concerns

 

Several states consider legal action against decision to end DACA

 

World's largest firefighting aircraft goes to work in U.S.  (California)

 

Texas ends legal challenge to DACA after administration announces halt to amnesty program

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Is This It for Rex Tillerson?  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

John Kasich requests the Supreme Court rule against unfair gerrymandering in Wisconsin

 

SURGEON GENERAL

 

Pence swears in new surgeon general  (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

SYRIA

 

Syria gov’t behind sarin gas attack in April: UN probe

 

No side can claim victory in Syrian civil war: UN

 

 

TAIWAN

 

Sea warning issued for tropical storm

 

Taiwanese student commits suicide due to academic pressure

 

TERRORISM

 

Watch: Spanish, Moroccan Police Capture Jihadist Cell in Both Countries

 

'It was personal.' Osama bin Laden took revenge on the US for breaking up his family by pressuring Sudan to kick him out in 1996, forcing the Al Qaeda leader to live in poverty, new documentary claims

 

TRADE

 

Second round of NAFTA talks ends with major issues unresolved

 

TURKEY

 

The Government Of Turkey Is Now Confiscating Christian Property And Prohibiting Christians From Worshipping In Their Churches

 

Forest fire breaks out in Turkey’s Muğla, neighborhood evacuated

 

Ethyl alcohol sales soar as Turks start making drinks at home to avoid high taxes

 

EU ‘must say clearly’ if it doesn’t want Turkey: President Erdoğan

 

Erdoğan compares CHP to terror organizations, main opposition reacts

 

Turkey ups aid efforts for Rohingya Muslims

 

Erdoğan allegedly to choose ‘surprise names’ as vice-presidents for 2019 elections

 

Turkey will stay in Customs Union despite Berlin: Şimşek

 

Police shoot dead would-be ISIL suicide bomber planning attack on police station in Turkey’s Mersin

 

Germany warns against Turkey travel after spate of detentions

 

Over 350,000 on probation in Turkey, Justice Ministry says

 

World Bank Group spares up to $7.5 bln financing for Turkey for next five years

 

15 PKK militants ‘neutralized’ across Turkey: Interior Ministry

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

U.K. stocks swept lower as insurers come under pressure, pound climbs

 

Major Egyptian Christian Leader Declares ‘ISIS Is Evil, But You Must Forgive And Pray For Them Because That Is What Jesus Commanded’

 

UK university probes student for “hate crime”: “Mocking ISIS allegedly made Islamic students feel ‘threatened'”

 

 Families hit by 37 per cent increase in garden waste 'stealth tax' since 2010, research shows

 

Nicola Sturgeon raises prospect of tax rises in Programme for Government (Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon)

 

British Prime Minister tells Trump that the UK backs tougher sanctions on North Korea after Kim's nuke test

 

Asian grooming gang's rape of white girls not racist, rules judge

 

Kids as young as two referred to £500k obesity programme

 

Oxford and Cambridge named best two universities in the world

 

Newcastle: Grooming gang members jailed for up to 29 years

 

Brexit money row will go on until end of talks, Davis says

 

Social housing: Just eight out of 173 blocks pass fire safety tests on cladding

 

British capitalism is 'broken' because it leaves young people behind, says Archbishop of Canterbury 

 

'Upskirting' could be made a criminal offence in Britain, MPs told

 

'I hope to make the UK proud'  (Doctors who have travelled to Scotland as refugees are getting the chance to work for the NHS.)

 

Brexit still might not happen, City economists predict

 

BBC: Tony Hall unveils plans to tackle gender pay gap and pay inequality

 

Schoolgirl discovers ‘Excalibur’ sword from Arthur legend lake

 

London: Boy, 14, dies after double shooting on Monday

 

UK plan to 'curb low-skilled EU workers'

 

Universities want rethink on student costs

 

Learning disability care 'hangs in the balance'

 

Thirteen people rescued from 174ft tower

 

Welby says UK economic model is 'broken'

 

Schools return to 'more staff vacancies'

 

Oil job losses 'worse than expected'

 

'We had to pull out our own teeth'

 

New pupils not school ready, say heads

 

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Trump Asks U.N. to Authorize Military Force Against North Korean Smuggling Vessels

 

UN chief says natural disasters have quadrupled since 1970

 

U.N. chief warns U.S., North Korea on "confrontational rhetoric"

 

VATICAN

 

The Vatican Attacks Trump Supporters  (White Christian Americans are "dangerous;" Islam is non-violent.)

 

The Pope’s Pickle in Burma

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump must confront Iran (not just North Korea) as he tackles the nuclear threat

 

The Memo: GOP fears damage from Trump’s move on DACA

 

Longtime Trump Security Aide Expected to Leave White House

 

Trump consults with UK, Australia on N. Korea

 

Trump has 'no second thoughts' on DACA as he meets with congressional leaders

 

Dems say Trump agrees to short-term funding, debt package

 

Trump Sides With Democrats on Interim Debt-Limit Fix, Harvey Aid

 

Ann Coulter blasts Trump for breaking promises, betraying allies

 

This Is Why A Liberal Law Professor Thinks Trump’s DACA Decision Is A Win For The Constitution

 

Nuclear Launch Protocols on a Hair Trigger

 

Admin memo: DACA recipients should prepare for 'departure from the United States'

 

Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s provocative veiled threat to Congress (White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders)

 

Trump just took a giant step toward truly legalizing the Dreamers

 

Trump: I'll 'Revisit' Dreamer Immigration Program If Congress Fails to Fix It

 

Why is Trump holding a tax speech at a North Dakota refinery?

 

Trump Was Right To Let Sheriff Joe Go

 

Steve Jobs gave us President Trump

 

Trump signs disaster declarations for Florida, Puerto Rico ahead of Hurricane Irma

 

Trump’s heartless decision

 

Opinion: Trump doing to Dreamers what was done to him

 

Trump faults Obama for immigration program: ‘Young Americans have dreams, too’

 

I came to this country 41 years ago. Now Trump is making me feel like I don’t belong here.

 

Editorial: Donald Trump’s Cowardice on ‘Dreamers’

 

Trump called 'racist,' 'white supremacist,' 'pure evil' for ending DACA

 

Trump's clever DACA strategy  

 

 

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