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Friday, September 15, 2017




In Today’s Issue:  




Pro-Life Speaker Ben Shapiro Answers Pro-Abortion Student’s Question With an “Epic Takedown”


Ben Shapiro Burns Student With Fiery Response To Abortion Question


Sex Trafficking Victim Forced to Have Abortion: “When I Was Forced to Kill My Baby, I Wanted to Die Too”


Law limiting second-trimester abortion blocked until Nov. 22 (Texas)


OkCupid Partners With Planned Parenthood To Help People Find Dates Who Support The Org


Pro-Lifers Arrested Nationwide for Giving Women Alternatives Inside Abortion Clinics and Refusing to Leave


Bernie's Medicare-for-all would cover women's health services -- even abortion


Man Who Allegedly Attacked His Pregnant Girlfriend and Killed Her Unborn Baby Won’t Go to Prison


Breaking: Catholic priests, pro-life activists arrested at U.S. abortion centers


New Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinics in Missouri May Close Just as Fast as They Open


Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Spending Hundreds of Thousands to Elect Ralph Northam in Virginia


Top Pro-Life Groups Endorse Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill That Defunds Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz


Bullied By the State, Toledo Abortion Clinic Takes Its Fight to Remain Open to the Ohio Supreme Court


When I Learned My Mother Was Raped at 15 and I Was The Child


Kaya Jones: Hollywood’s Promotion of Abortion Shows ‘How Evil Our World Has Become’


Pro-Lifer Arrested for Helping Women at Abortion Clinic Find Alternatives Sentenced to Probation (Canada)


When His Girlfriend Refused an Abortion He Threatened to Cut Her Baby Out of Her Womb and Strangled Her (Australia)


Man Got His Mentally Disabled Daughter Pregnant and Tried to Use Abortion to Hide His Crime  (New Zealand)





Indian Territorial Army model to be tried in Afghanistan


C.I.A. Wants Authority to Conduct Drone Strikes in Afghanistan for the First Time





Tunisia abolishes ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims




ACLU Asks Judge to Temporarily Halt Trump Trans Soldier Ban





Report Finds ‘Unambiguous’ Association Between Anti-Israel, Anti-Semitic Views



Arab Journalists Ridicule Claim That Hurricane Irma Is Divine Punishment, Call For Solidarity With The American People



U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says Whittier Narrows Dam is unsafe and could trigger catastrophic flooding



What the Latest Crackdown in Cambodia Means





Muslim Students Attack Christian Boy And Declare To Him, “You Devil, Christian!” They Then Beat Him To Death


Australia: Girls as young as 9 trafficked into forced marriages





Kosovo’s deep love and gratitude for America on prominent display throughout country




The border wall could go through this wildlife refuge. Activists are lining up to prevent that.




TSX finishes flat as energy and metals stocks fall


'I want somebody to pay attention': Do-not-resuscitate requests rarely tracked in Canada


Canada: returning Islamic State jihadi says “we all do things we regret”


Robert Spencer’s Letter to Melanie Joly, Heritage Minister in the Trudeau Government


Canada’s privacy watchdog launches probe into Equifax hack


Conrad Black: The Liberals' tax reforms will be a national disaster


Amber Alert cancelled after abducted Que. boy found


Canadian Doctor on Sanders’ Podcast Notes Year-Long Wait Under Canadian Single-Payer  (US Senator of Vermont Bernard Sanders (I-Socialist)


Canadian home sales expected to drop to three-year low


New Brunswick announces plans for supply, oversight of recreational marijuana


John Ivison: 'U.S. policy is not to defend Canada' in the event of a missile attack, general says


New trial ordered for pastor convicted of killing pregnant wife


Rex Murphy: For Trudeau, governing is entirely about sweet words, not action  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)




Census Bureau: D.C. Suburbs Remain Nation’s Richest Counties





Pompeo cancels Harvard talk over hiring of Chelsea Manning (Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Mike Pompeo)




Christians outpace FEMA in aid to hurricane victims




China used to harvest organs from prisoners. After years of denials, that practice is finally ending.




New Details Deepen Mystery of US Diplomats' Illness in Cuba




North Korea proves it CAN hit Guam with fresh missile launch: Kim Jong-un brags that he has 'won a shining victory' over America after firing missile 2,300 miles - enough to hit US territory


What does North Korea's Kim Jong-un hope to achieve with missile tests and threats?  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


North Korea's Secret Weapon? Economic Growth.


How war with North Korea could start and what it would look like


North Korea launches missile over Japan


North Korea fires missile from Pyongyang, US confirms


North Korea launches missile over Japanese airspace, U.S. confirms


North Korea fires missile over Japan, South says




Governor, Family Appeal for Calm After Police Officer Acquitted in St. Louis Shooting




Israeli consulate in NYC briefly shut after death threat to PM, white powder


Israeli consulate in New York receives suspicious envelope


NY Jewish women mistaken for Muslims assaulted in suspected hate crime


Sanctuary City Murder — Police: Teen Illegal Alien Kills with Cop’s Stolen Gun




State AGs Ask Equifax to Stop Selling Credit Monitoring Services


Equifax data breach: Beware these 3 scams




Kaspersky: You can trust us despite US government ban




Judicial Watch: Total Obama Travel Costs So Far, $106 Million


 Pervert Weiner comes clean at last: He admits to Skype and Snapchat sessions with girl, 15 - and sexting relationships with 'hundreds of women' whose ages 'span decades'   (Former US Representative of New York Anthony Weiner)





Justice Department Warns of Disaster Fraud After Irma, Harvey


Mueller Could Destroy the Last Faith in the Justice System (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


Report: Trump told Sessions he should resign and called him an idiot  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


Humiliated, Sessions Planned to Resign After Trump’s Insults


Jeff Sessions sent Trump a resignation letter in May after humiliating Oval Office meeting: Report




U.S. stocks end at records, close out strong week of gains


Wall Street hits record high, S&P 500 teases 2,500-mark


S&P 500 Tops 2,500, as Dollar Slips on Retail Data: Markets Wrap


U.S. stock futures drop, yen gains after North Korea's missile launch


Yen, Havens Rise in Measured Response to N. Korea: Markets Wrap


Shaping the Trump economy


Price cuts lure more shoppers to Whole Foods stores: tracking firms


Gold ends at September low, down nearly 2% for the week


Dollar on track for best weekly gain since June


Macy's to hire 80,000 workers for holidays, fewer than last year


Hurricane Harvey slams U.S. retail sales, industrial output


Anticipated Tax Cuts Inject Optimism Into Manufacturing Sector




Harvard Backpedals, Withdraws Visiting Fellow Gig for Transgender 'Chelsea' Manning


Chelsea Manning: What Was Harvard Thinking?


Harvard Withdraws Fellow Title For Chelsea Manning After Public Protest From National Security Pillars


Harvard Rescinds Chelsea Manning's Fellowship


Jefferson Latest Target of the Left at University of Virginia


Here’s What I Saw at Ben Shapiro’s Speech at UC Berkeley


Harvard University Morphs From Safe Spaces to Student Commissars


Dutch Academics Protest Choice to Lead University Association


Yale Replaces 'Freshman' And 'Upperclassman' With Gender-Neutral Terms


Want Less Sexual Trauma on Campus? Stop Telling the Big Lies.

Standardization in Online Education (Accreditor’s rejection of Scottsdale Community College’s proposed expansion suggests that consistency and mandated faculty training could become a focus for quality control in online learning.)


Berkeley Police release mugshots of Ben Shapiro protesters


LSU suspends all Greek activity after pledge dies


Antifa violence splits left as another major protest looms at Berkeley


School fears 'USA' chant could be intolerant and offensive


'Worthless diplomas' cost NY kids $63 million a year


UC Berkeley is sending mixed messages about freedom of speech


Romney: Shame on Harvard for hiring Chelsea Manning


Charges against school board president stun L.A.'s education world


The outrageously mythical ‘teacher shortage’


Louisiana State University freshman, 18, dies in 'possible fraternity hazing incident' that may have involved alcohol


Georgia teacher who made students change 'Make America Great Again' shirts has received death threats




Sore Loser Hillary Broke Campaign Promise Without Winning 




Oil marks biggest weekly gain since July


Energy Prices


Here’s why oil prices bounced back so fast from Hurricane Harvey




Four synagogues open in former Soviet Union ahead of Rosh Hashanah




European stocks book losses, led lower by U.K. equities as pound leaps


EU report on weedkiller safety copied text from Monsanto study




Time for a New Budget Process: Tiered Spending




FBI reversal: Bureau will release more Clinton investigation docs


FBI investigates Russian government media organizations accused of spreading propaganda in U.S.






FEC Seeks Answers From Baldwin’s Campaign Over Possible Excess Contributions




Rising credit card delinquencies to add to U.S. banks' worries




Two Separate Terror Attacks in France Today, One Suspect Still on the Loose


France to bring back old thyroid drug after thousands complain over new formula


Paris: Police thwart jihad mass murder plot against gay nightclub


A French reporter jailed in Turkey will be freed, his lawyers say




Cleaning lady takes anger out on Merkel over meagre pension (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)


Far-right AfD: Co-founder says Germany should be proud of its WW2 soldiers




The chance of 'catastrophic' climate change completely wiping out humanity by 2100 is now 1-in-20


Yes, climate change made Harvey and Irma worse


Trump dismisses climate change question by contradicting himself on hurricanes




Report: Google let advertisers target racist keywords




Analysts see Trump threats to insurers boosting premiums


Obamacare costs projected to rise faster than inflation in next decade as enrollment declines





Doctors Declared Jahi McMath “Brain Dead” in 2013, But Recent Evidence Suggests She’s Still Alive


San Diego washing streets with bleach to fight Hep A





'The Cost Is Justified': $450,000 Spent and One Life Lost to Remove Robert E. Lee Statue


Dallas Removes Statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Park




Grácia – The treacherous journey of a teen


NY Post: WH Castoff Bannon Eyes Movie-Making Return




Poland acquires gas chamber paintings by late Holocaust survivor




Rep. King: If Trump Makes DACA 'Amnesty,' His Political 'Base Will Leave Him'  (US Representative of Iowa Steve King (R)


Democrats Play Pak Man With National Security


House passes $1.2T government funding package for 2018


Swamp Thing Luis Gutierrez Doubles Down  (US Representative of Illinois Luis Gutierrez (D)


Red-handed! Cops caught Dem I.T. aide hiding secret server


House Votes to Crack Down on Illegal Immigrant Gang Members


Rep. Dana Rohrabacher: Charlottesville protests a 'setup'




Most Aid to Hurricane Victims Is Private, Not Government


As flooded Houston neighborhoods dry out, residents wonder if they’re worth rebuilding


Dozens of Fla. nursing homes still lack power as probe continues into post-Irma deaths


Child found ‘purple’ after deadbeat dad left her outside in Irma


"This is unacceptable": Relatives of Florida nursing home residents speak out


In Irma's wake, food safety a growing concern


Strange creature washes up on beach after Harvey




Report: DACA Amnesty May Trigger Flood of 4-6M Foreign Nationals, Not 800K


Immigration Hawks Lick Their Wounds after Trump’s About-Face


Welcoming Refugees Should Be a Settled Question


Enough DACA drama. Make a deal and stop letting 'Dreamers' twist in the wind




IAF conducts development trials of Astra missile


China reacts to India-Japan cooperation in northeast, says no room for ‘third party’


Six-year-old girl allegedly tied to table, gangraped in govt school in Rajasthan


Mumbai locals kill more people than terrorists


India pushing Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees, assured us of support: Bangladeshi official





Infrastructure 2017: Gearing Up and Going Beyond




Nuclear Deal Stays as Trump Pursues New Path With Iran




Kurdish parliament votes to move ahead with referendum  (The Kurdish region’s parliament voted Friday evening to approve the holding of a controversial referendum on support for independence...)


Western powers press Iraqi Kurds to shelve independence vote, offer ‘alternative’


At least 60 dead in Iraq attacks





Michigan doctor believes US ready for first Muslim governor


Citizens revolt! Plan to oust mega-mosque permit ringleader


Muslim scholar: “Islam came, quite frankly, as a feminist movement”




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Friday, September 15, 2017)


Palestinian Authority Information Ministry: There Will Be No Palestinian Concessions On Right Of Return


Trump to Jewish leaders: Hopes for ‘significant progress’ soon on Mideast peace


Israeli forces suppress Palestinian marches in Hebron city


Netanyahu says Israel stands with UK after subway bomb (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Ashrawi slams Israel for burying Palestinian bodies in cemeteries of numbers


‘Canadian-Israeli businessman paid half-million shekels to ex-Netanyahu aide’


Israeli forces suppress Friday march in Kafr Qaddum


Mayim Bialik, Michael Douglas join call for religious freedom in Israel


Israeli forces raid several areas in West Bank (Judea and Samaria), East Jerusalem, detain 2 teens


In Mexico, Netanyahu seeks a ‘pardon’ — for not visiting sooner


List exposed: The Nazis who got away from the Mossad


Israeli official denies Moscow rebuffed plea to keep Iran away from border




Japan calls latest North Korean missile launch a 'serious act of provocation'




Meghan McCain to Leave Fox News to Focus on ‘Other Things’


Rachel Maddow after interviewing Hillary Clinton: 'This is not a retired politician'


CNN host Anthony Bourdain says he would poison Trump if he had to cook for him


MSNBC interrupts interview with Hillary Clinton for sneezing panda video


Rachel Maddow after interviewing Hillary Clinton: 'This is not a retired politician'




Medicare for all: Does America really want it?




Qatar claims it is ready for talks to end crisis


Saudi 5th -grade textbook: The “Hour” will come after Muslims “kill the Jews”


Saudi Arabia Detains Perceived Critics of Crown Prince




US Army tanks arrive in Poland


American fighting for Islamic State has been captured in Syria, Pentagon says


Ken Burns: 10-part documentary sheds light on Vietnam War


Texas enlists Air Force to spray for mosquitoes


US not intimidated by N. Korea: 'You can't take us out,' Mattis says     (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)


Veterans crisis line to open third call center


Aerial tour shows progress, sore spots at sprawling Camp Humphreys


‘Vietnam’ reveals the folly of a war that scarred America





Higher Minimum Wage Laws Might Make You Sick




Rohingya Muslim crisis: Burma's security forces using scorched earth tactics to drive out minority, new evidence finds




Cassini’s Mission to Saturn in 100 Images




Afghan Taliban announced to support Pakistan against any threat




Moving the Goal Post on Racism




Steering the Ship of State in Russia


Soviet Union 2.0 – How Putin is shaping modern Russia  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Putin, Macron call for resumption of direct talks on North Korea


Soviet Su-27 fighter aircraft crashes mysteriously near Area 51 in Nevada


Russia’s Central Bank cuts key rate to 8.5%





Secret Service spent millions to protect Obama during travel




Senate rules make it almost impossible to pass a pro-growth tax cut—guess who refuses to change?


GOP Senators Urge Trump to Expel Cuban Diplomats From U.S., Threaten to Shutter Embassy


Democrats Follow Bernie Sanders Off a Cliff   (US Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders (I-Socialist)


How Chuck Schumer is running on fumes (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)


Chuck Schumer caught saying Donald Trump 'likes me' on mic


Sanderscare is all cheap politics and magic math (US Senator of Vermont Bernard Sanders (I-Socialist)


Senate Democrats show off their anti-religious bigotry


Single-payer is the right thing to do


Dems are stampeding to support ‘health care from hell’


Trump warned: Schumer has 'amnesty' trick up his sleeve




Facebook: Advertisers targeted 'Jew haters'




Brazil: President Temer charged with obstruction of justice and racketeering




Moon Opposes Deployment of U.S. Nukes in S.Korea (President Moon Jae-in)


South Korea to Give $8M in Aid to North Korea Despite Reports of Missile Launch Preparations


Moon says dialogue with North 'impossible'


U.S. Wants to Redeploy Sub-Based Nuclear Missiles in Asia-Pacific


S.Korea to Honor Veterans in Early Armed Forces Day Event


Kang holds talks with US, Japan about N. Korean missile launch


Seoul’s own missile fails midway


S. Korea seeking to extend aid to North despite provocations


Korean companies exit China as THAAD crisis continues




In 2015, SPLC spent $20 million on salaries, but only $61,000 on legal services




Detroit Lions fan who posted Snapchat calling African American couple 'ignorant n******' because they refused to stand for national anthem is forced to return his season tickets


Thanks, ESPN!


ESPN tried to pull Jemele Hill off of ‘SportsCenter’: Report


MLB Scoreboard


NFL Scoreboard




FT journalist killed by crocodile while washing his hands in Sri Lankan lagoon 




California legislature passes bill requiring presidential candidates to release tax returns




Trump prods State Department to stop delaying release of Clinton emails


Tillerson trims State Department staff and vows to make diplomacy more efficient  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)


United States Signs $500 Million Compact With Nepal


Tillerson Proposing State Dept, USAID Consolidation


Tillerson urges China to cut off N. Korea's oil supply




Under the radar, Belarus seen quietly helping Assad boost missile program  (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)


Turkey, Russia, Iran agree on Idlib safe zone




Chinese man convicted of espionage


US State Department tweets gratitude for Taiwan’s Harvey donation


US official queries defense, China spies


Taiwan urged to invest in Central America


Taiwan closely watches Trump’s plans for a China visit


Taiwan to end ban on Japanese beef imports




Toward real tax reform




Antifa: Guardians against fascism or lawless thrill-seekers?




California Legislature Passes Bill To Punish Elder-Care Workers Who Don’t Use Trans Pronouns




 Jose might bring Nor'easter-like conditions to NY




Mnuchin: I would have paid for government plane myself  (Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin)




Turkey-Ukraine row: Migrants stuck on endless ferry journey as countries refuse entry


Interview: Cenk Özbay on male prostitution, class, and LGBT rights in Turkey


Turkey’s unemployment rate steady at 10.2 percent in June


Turkey rebukes Belgium over 'unacceptable' court ruling on PKK


Turkey feels ‘betrayed’ over EU accession but still wants to join the club


Student who insulted teacher ordered to plant 200 saplings as punishment in northwestern Turkey


Turkish Education Ministry to give away 190 million school books free of charge this year


Governors to adjust morning school hours for students to utilize daylight





FTSE 100 ends at 4½-month low as pound soars to highest level since Brexit vote


Fears another UK terror attack 'imminent'


Terror in London . . . Again

Live: Parsons Green explosion: Hunt for Tube bucket bomber as Isil claim responsibility - latest news


Hunt for London terrorist who injured at least 29 people, including boy, 10, by planting home-made explosive device fitted with TIMER on packed Tube train amid fears there may be MORE bombs


London manhunt on after subway blast, the 6th  terror attack in Britain this year


British Prime Minister confronts Trump in phone call after President sparked diplomatic row by claiming police had the Tube bomber 'in their sights'


'Like a horror film... people burned and children screaming': Commuter on bombed London train tells of horror as pregnant woman was caught in 'human stampede'


'Crude' bucket bomb made with fairy lights could have killed DOZENS say experts as police reveal 21/7-style device failed to properly detonate


'Come round, the kettle's on!' Unfazed Londoners are praised for 'beautiful response' to Parsons Green bucket bomb by offering to make cups of tea and opening their homes for survivors 


Trump blasts political correctness after London subway bombing as he insists his travel ban 'should be far larger, tougher and more specific' 


Tory MSP claims Scotland’s cities have ‘no-go-areas’


NHS Unions call for 3.9% pay rise plus £800 for a million staff


University vice-Chancellor handed 67 per cent salary increase as pay row intensifies


Child sex abuse Revised 'consent' rules provoke backlash


Nicola Sturgeon attacked for failure to fast track teachers


NHS workers demand 3.9% pay rise


Education Sats for seven-year-olds in England to be scrapped


Libya-IRA reparations fund call rejected


Cambridge academic cleared of assault after saying ex-fiancee tried to 'ruin' his life for calling off wedding


University uncovers 'lost' English words




UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile test


Austerity: UN report attacks budget cuts for growing inequality




Iraqi-American family cuffed after depositing check from home sale




 Have the Bones of Saint Peter Been Found?


Vatican pulls diplomat amid child-porn concerns




Venezuela’s Socialist Government Urges Citizens to Eat Rabbits to Avoid Starvation




Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Conservatives Urge Trump Not to Name Former Top Clinton Aide Ambassador to Colombia


Trump demands ESPN apologize for anchor's tweets


Report: Trump ‘Enjoying Positive Media Coverage’ for DACA Deal… Gen. Kelly Keeps Nationalist Media off Desk


White House warns North Korea over missile launch


Anti-Trump PAC Hits Huckabee Sanders With Ethics Complaint for Saying ESPN Host Committed ‘Fireable Offense’


Trump Signs Resolution Condemning White Supremacy, Charlottesville Violence


Trump Calls for Tougher Travel Ban, Bemoans Political Correctness


Trump Voters Throw MAGA Hats into Twitter Bonfire


White House Changes Messaging On Amnesty Deal After Conservative Criticism


Trump plans to visit Korea, China, Japan, in November


Did Susan Rice Spy on Trump Officials for Muslim Brotherhood? (Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice)


Trump vows to work with Dems to legalize Dreamers, says ‘the wall will come later’


Trump stuns Washington with immigration moves


Coulter: 'Trump is off the Trump Train'


Trump Again Claims Both Sides to Blame in Charlottesville


As Trump Bends on Immigration, G.O.P. Fears Breaking Point


The furtive romance at the White House


3 problems that could block Democrats' DACA 'deal' with Trump


DACA 'deal' with Dems: 'Trump just screwed his base'


The deals Trump must make


Polls foreshadow electoral doom if Trump caves on immigration


Did Trump and Democrats strike DACA deal? Yes? No? Sort of? In Trump’s world, confusion reigns.


With Trump, it is never over


Trump calls Melania 'the star of the Trump family' at White House Historical Association event


In Florida, Trump rights the ship on the Empathy Thing


Trump Now Says He Backs Deal to Protect ‘Dreamers’


Arpaio says he supports Trump on DACA: 'He’s very intelligent'


How does Susan Rice, collateral damage in Trump's war on facts, get back her reputation?  (Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice)


'Dreamers' deal with Dems: Trump's next win


Trump and Sanders Feud on Twitter Over Health Care


Trump claims vindication on Charlottesville 'Antifa' comments



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