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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Senate Pulls Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood as John McCain, Rand Paul and Susan Collins Oppose It

 

Ireland Will Vote on Abortion Next Year — Social Conservatives Play Defense

 

Trump Admin Defunds Planned Parenthood: Abortion Biz Loses Millions to Push Obamacare

 

Ohio bill fights to ban abortion after Down syndrome diagnosis

 

Planned Parenthood Defends Doing Dismemberment Abortions as One of the “Safest” Abortion Procedures

 

Rauner to decide on abortion bill 'in the near future' (Governor of Illinois Bruce Rauner (R) said Monday he will decide "in the near future" the fate of a controversial and politically complex measure that would expand taxpayer-subsidized abortions for women covered by Medicaid and state employee insurance.)

 

Rape Survivors Who Rejected Abortion Forced to Move Event After Abortion Activists Threaten Violence

 

Arizona Has Wasted Millions of Dollars Defending Bogus Anti-Abortion Laws

 

3,800 Babies Will Die in Abortions if Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner Signs Bill for Taxpayer Funding

 

Abortion supporters intimidate pro-life group into moving conference

 

This Woman Says She Was Denied A Legal Abortion In New Zealand

 

Former Planned Parenthood managers: Pro-lifers are ‘necessary’ outside abortion centers

 

Abortion Practitioners Often Suffer From Mental Disorders. Here are Some Examples

 

Nova Scotia will hand out abortion pill for free  (Canada)

 

Buddhist, Muslim and Christian Religious Leaders United to Oppose Legalizing Abortion in Sri Lanka

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Al-Qaida targets Afghanistanas U.S. steps up military effort

 

AFRICA

 

Sudan Detains, Interrogates Elder in Campaign to Take over Church

 

In Tunisia, an ancient Jewish community braves uncertain future

 

Uganda Hospitals in crisis as Middle Eastern countries poach medical staff

 

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Valerie Plame: Agent of Anti-Semitism

 

In chat with Merkel, Netanyahu says Israel worried about rising anti-Semitism  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel/Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 
ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD)

 

ADHD may be a type of sleep disorder

 

AUSTRALIA

 

ASX skids lower on banks

 

Dollar slips against greenback

 

The key risk set to shock 'vulnerable' Aussie households

 

Australia marriage equality Yes side leads in voting – Guardian Essential poll  

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Robert Samuelson: The Madness Of Driverless Cars

 

 

CANADA

 

Toronto stock index, loonie fall in broad-based retreat

 

Avoid sports drinks and energy drinks, Canadian pediatricians advise children and teens

 

Kitchener man arrested in Vaughan bakery bombing

 

'People grabbed their seats': United flight from Vancouver climbs to miss glider

 

Toronto cop who allegedly Tasered and stomped on man mid-arrest makes first appearance before tribunal

 

Uber threatens to leave Quebec if province insists on stricter rules

 

 

CARIBBEAN

 

Will American Workers Get to Help Rebuild Puerto Rico?

 

Trump administration under pressure to speed up recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

 

'It looks like a bomb went off' in Puerto Rico

 

Hurricane’s Impact: ‘There Will Be No Food in Puerto Rico’

 

Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico struggle to connect with their families on U.S. mainland

 

Puerto Ricans: Desperation to return home to island reeling from disaster

 

Puerto Rico's Recovery Needs Trump's Leadership

 

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA)

 

The CIA’s drones fly into a storm

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Rocket Force rising in China’s army-dominated PLA

 

China's National Congress: all Xi’s men (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)

 

Western contempt for China turns to panic

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

U.S. Mulls Naval Options Against N.Korea

 

Fears growing over US-N. Korea armed conflict

 

NK failed to detect US warplanes off east coast: NIS

 

N. Korea relocated warplanes after B-1B flight: spy agency

 

It’s Already Too Late To Stop North Korea From Becoming A Nuclear Power

 

Trump Says U.S. Is Ready to Use ‘Devastating’ Force on North Korea

 

Media Tries to Paint Crisis in Puerto Rico as Trump’s Katrina

 

TV Insiders Confused By Megyn Kelly’s New Show

 

Trump says US captive in North Korea was ‘tortured beyond belief’

 

Otto’s Last Days: Student held in N. Korea returned deaf, blind, with mangled teeth

 

Murder of Kim’s brother intended to send message to globe  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

U.S. cannot ‘discount the possibility’ of war with North Korea, says Gen. McMaster (White House National Security Adviser HR McMaster)

 

North Korean hackers suspected of using bitcoin to undermine U.S. sanctions

 

North Korea Says It Has Right to Shoot Down U.S. Jets

 

U.S. Sees ‘Four or Five’ Ways to Resolve North Korean Crisis

 

CONGRESS

 

Cruz, Ros-Lehtinen: Observers Cannot Improve Nicaragua’s Election Fraud

 

 

CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE (CBO)

 

CBO: Graham-Cassidy Bill Would Reduce Deficit by $133 Billion

 

 

CBO finds 'millions' will lose coverage from repeal bill

 

COURTS

 

Judicial Victory for California Gas Tax Repeal

 

Appeals court revives Texas anti-sanctuary city law

 

Wife of ex-coach pleads guilty to sex with teen player

 

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Woman Cut Pregnant Mom’s Throat So She Couldn’t Scream While She Cut Out Her Baby From Her Womb

 

5-year-old murdered over stepdad's $200 debt: Cops

 

Infant found abandoned in car seat near Oklahoma highway

 

12-year-old girl killed on way home from getting ice cream

 

Cops: Man killed boy, pushed mom off cliff over $200

 

Second-grade teacher found dead in home

 

CYBER ATTACK

 

Equifax CEO out after massive internet breach

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Who killed Seth? Fresh hunt for leads on Rich's killer

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

  

Promoting Antifa Mayhem

 

Hillary: Women Who Support Trump Are 'Publicly Disrespecting Themselves'

 

Jimmy Kimmel’s Talking Points Reveal Democrats Are Now A Party Of Celebrity Surrogates

 

Obama Has Given at Least Nine Paid Speeches Since Leaving White House

 

New York Times Story on Anthony Weiner Sentencing Omits His Party Affiliation (Former US Representative of New York Anthony Weiner)

 

Editorial: The Wreckage of Anthony Weiner

 

Weiner and his wife have lied again, again and again

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

Sanders Donor Clarifies She Doesn’t Want DeVos to Be Raped, Just Tortured (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)

 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

 

Perry Tells Climate Hecklers That Fossil Fuels Save Lives  (Energy Secretary Rick Perry)

 

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Trump’s new travel ban still has no justification

 

DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR

 

Ryan Zinke plans overhaul because Interior Department employees 'not loyal'   (Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke)

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Watch: Sessions Cites Shapiro's Berkeley Speech As 'Victory For Free Speech'  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Georgetown Students Protest Sessions’ Speech in D.C.

 

The War on Drugs Has the Wrong Targets

 

Sessions to declare free speech 'under attack' on campus 

 

ECONOMY

 

Wall Street ends unchanged while tech bounces back

 

Stocks Inch Up After Yellen Remarks, Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap

 

U.S. stocks close slightly higher, with tech among biggest gainers

 

Asian shares droop, yen gains as Korean tensions rise

 

Stocks in Asia Head Lower as Haven Rally Subsides: Markets Wrap

 

Gold settles lower after back-to-back daily gains

 

George Will: Complacency Threatens America's Economic Engine

 

Dollar holds on to gains after Yellen reiterates case for rate hikes

 

EDUCATION

 

Georgia High School Seeks to Prohibit Student Protest Against Teacher's First Amendment Violations

 

School May Ban Protest Against Teacher Who Made Students Remove Trump T-Shirts

 

U. Chicago and DePaul: Promoting the Terrorist Narrative

 

Does $200 Million Quack? (Medical researchers say UC Irvine is advancing junk science by taking funds from wealthy donors who favor nontraditional therapies.)

 

UC Berkeley Investigates This As A "Hate Crime”

 

New SAT, Old Gaps on Race

 

Nutball College Feminists Lose Amazingly Stupid Title IX Lawsuit

 

Court Finds Due Process Denied in Sex Assault Case (Federal panel blocks suspension of University of Cincinnati graduate student, saying institution did not respect his constitutional rights after he was accused of sexual assault.)

 

Alan Dershowitz Talk Expected to Be Disrupted by Protesters

 

Betraying the kids: the daily news on NYC's schools

 

New Yale college celebrates 'transgressive gender expression', calls its student 'lemurs'

 

Free speech is losing big-time at Berkeley

 

DODEA celebrates its latest ‘21st Century’ school at Yokota Air Base

 

The beginning of the end for campus kangaroo courts

 

EGYPT

 

Mystery of how Egyptians built the Great Pyramid of Giza solved

 

Egypt Students told to respect the flag or risk a year in prison

 

ELECTIONS

 

Fraud? 248 counties have more voters than eligible citizens

 

ENERGY

 

Oil ends lower on expectations for rising U.S. crude inventories

 

Energy Prices

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks close mixed as euro weakens

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

The FBI’s New Hotline for NCAA Bribery Tips Won’t Take Your Message

 

 

 

FEDERAL DEFICIT

 

By the Way, Our Unsustainable National Debt Blew Past $20 Trillion -- and Keeps Growing

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Fed's Yellen says gradual hikes should continue, despite weak inflation (Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen)

 

Fed Suggestion That Hurricanes are Good for Economy? Hardly

 

FOREIGN POLICY

 

The Problem with 'the Best of Intentions' Foreign Policy

 

FRANCE

 

France Macron to press ahead with speech outlining vision to rebuild EU  (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

One tax to rule them all: How Macron sees the future of the EU

 

French public warned to avoid 'toxic lip balms'

 

French sex symbol Brigitte Bardot to get statue in Saint Tropez

 

GERMANY

 

Germany’s Worrying Election

 

Why are refugees disproportionately likely to be suspects in sexual assault cases?

 

John Robson: Are an eighth of Germans now deplorables, beyond the pale?

 

Germany’s Far Right Complicates Life for Merkel, and the E.U (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

In Colombia, saving a city from climate change means razing thousands of homes

 

GOP

 

‘Reasonable’ Republicans are betraying us, too

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Pioneering nerve treatment gives man in vegetative state signs of consciousness for first time in 15 years

 

Why you should NEVER put that lemon slice in your drink: Research shows the disgusting health risks of cocktail garnishes 

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Dukes of Hazzard's Tom Wopat 'touched a 16-year-old girl in her bare stomach' just two weeks after he was accused of 'putting his finger between a woman's butt cheeks'

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Here’s What Roger Stone Will Say About Russian Collusion Today During Testimony Before House Panel

 

Black lawmaker kneels on House floor in solidarity with athletes

 

John Lewis (D-Georgia): NFL players kneeling 'are following a long tradition'

 

Democrats seek to force vote on Dream Act

 

National Guard head: Puerto Rico clean-up will 'challenge the system'

 

HURRICANES

 

Florida Town Booted Food Truck Offering Meals to Hurricane Survivors After Nearby Restaurant Complained

 

Hurricane Maria poses threat to US East Coast

 

INDIA

 

Trump Has Started A Brain Drain Back To India

 

Student in India drowns while friends take selfies

 

The murder of a fearless reporter frightens India’s Hindu intellectuals

 

INDONESIA

 

75,000 people flee Mount Agung volcano in Bali

 

INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY

 

‘Crime of the century’: Obama gambled that large-scale illegal surveillance would justify itself

 

 

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICES (IRS)

 

'I Have Always Been A 'Doer,' And I Can't Figure Out The Tax Code'

 

IRAN

 

How to Stop Iran in Its Post-Deal Destabilization Game

 

Iran Defies Nuclear Deal With Latest Ballistic Missile Test

 

Iran never set off ballistic missile despite its claims, US officials say

 

IRAQ

 

Iraq orders Kurdistan to give up control of airports or face flight ban

 

ISLAM

 

'It's in the Quran,' says Muslim who beheaded Oklahoma co-worker

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Tuesday, September 26, 2017)

 

In Abu Ghosh, bereaved father says he’s ‘proud’ of son slain protecting Har Adar

 

Speaker Compares Israel to Nazi Germany at U.K. Labour Party Conference

 

After deadly attack by cleaner, some in Har Adar rethink Palestinian hires

 

Fatah glorifies this morning’s murderer

 

Wife of Har Adar terrorist left him weeks before shooting

 

Israeli forces seal hometown of Palestinian attacker, declare village-wide curfew

 

Jewish man, 54, sets himself on fire at King David’s tomb

 

Sudanese Cleric Defends Investment Minister's Call To Normalize Relations With Israel

 

Amid genocide allegations, Israel mum on halting arms sales to Myanmar

 

Shooting attack at illegal settlement leaves Palestinian, 3 Israelis dead

 

Liberman’s party revives death penalty for terrorists bill after Har Adar attack (Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman)

 

EU condemns Har Adar attack

 

Israel’s missed opportunity with North Korea

 

Settlers pelt rocks at Palestinian cars in Hebron, level lands in Bethlehem

 

Erdan: Israeli-Arab security guard slain in Har Adar was symbol of coexistence

 

Israeli forces assault 3 Palestinians during raid in Hebron

 

First-ever Har Adar terror attack leaves residents reeling

 

Kurds Vote ‘Yes’ on Independence from Iraq, Turkey Threatens Israel 

 

Har Adar terrorist's daughter: 'Netanyahu, you forced my father to die'  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

The difference between the Kurds and 'Palestinians'

 

Security forces said to arrest father, brother of Har Adar terrorist

 

Border cop, 2 security guards named as victims of Har Adar shooting attack

 

At Har Adar, a Palestinian gunman murdered 3 armed Israelis in moments

 

Family, friends lament death of ‘hero’ border policeman Solomon Gavriyah

 

US envoy: Shame on Hamas for praising terror attack

 

JAPAN

 

Japan kills 177 whales in Pacific campaign: Gov’t

 

MEDIA 

 

'The New York Times' Is Working Overtime to Rehab Communism and Socialism in 2017

 

CNN Commentator: Trump Thinks 'He Is a Slave Master of Black People'

 

Will Sending 1,000 Young Reporters To Local Newsrooms Improve Journalism?

 

Associated Press Hires HuffPost Editor to Lead New ‘Fact-Checking’ Unit

 

NBC insiders confused by Megyn Kelly’s new show

 

NBC’s Megyn Kelly experiment unveils its latest creation: A morning-show Bride of Frankenstein

 

CNN, MSNBC, Invite on Former Football Player With History of Conspiracy Theorizing

 

Media Ignore Puerto Rico Devastation, Then Blast Trump For Not Tweeting About It — Sad

 

'Watch $15 million set on fire in real time': Viewers in disbelief as Megyn Kelly tells 'Will & Grace' fan 'the gay thing will work out great' during her big 'Today' debut 

 

 

MEDICAID

 

State Medicaid Adviser Says Graham-Cassidy Bill Will Stabilize Marketplace

 

 

MICROSOFT

 

19 minutes with Microsoft’s CEO: A new book, a new culture and a ‘complete nonsense answer’

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Saudi Arabia to Lift Ban on Women Driving, Ending Global Isolation

 

US welcomes royal order to allow Saudi women to drive

 

MILITARY

 

Mattis Dismisses Question About NFL Protests: ‘I’m the Secretary of Defense’

 

Mattis says goal to solve N. Korea crisis diplomatically

 

Pacific Fleet admiral to retire after word of no promotion

 

Commander of Fort Benning infantry training battalion is relieved of command

 

 

MINIMUM WAGE

 

Target raises minimum wage to $11 an hour

 

Minimum wage now lower than in 1968

 

 

MISSILE DEFENSE

 

PAC-3 MSE Test Successful from Remote Launcher

 

MYANMAR

 

The newest gift to jihadi recruiting: Burma

 

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

 

What did DNI James Clapper know about FISA wiretaps, and when did he know it? (Former Director of National Intelligence James R Clapper )

 

NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

 

NSA Leaker Can't Stomach Jail Food, Seeks to Be Released

 

PAKISTAN

 

'Terrorism affecting Afghanistan is product of Pakistan's policy,' says Afghan foreign minister at UN Security Council

 

'India hiding behind a photo' says Pakistan, after its UN ambassador shows a fake photo in General Assembly

 

No deal to release jailed Pakistani doctor who helped confirm bin Laden's location

 

US should 'negotiate with the Taliban' says cricketer turned politician Imran Khan

 

PORNOGRAPHY

 

Survey shows 1 girl in 6 pressured for nude photos

 

 

RACISM

 

3 black detectives claim NYPD didn't promote them because of race

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

Chicago cardinal invites pro-gay Vatican adviser to give talk at cathedral

 

 

RUSSIA

 

Russia Alarmed by U.S. Army Warfare ‘Handbook'

 

Forget Venezuela, Russia Is Looking to Nicaragua

 

Russia's Censors Eye Facebook Ban in 2018

 

Russian military fires intercontinental ballistic missile in tests designed to pierce defences

 

U.S. Denies Role in Russian General's Death in Syria

 

Russian military gets first batch of cutting-edge electronic warfare operation systems

 

‘Stick to the deal,’ says Kremlin as US poised to curb Russian control flights over its soil

 

Russian military gets first batch of cutting-edge electronic warfare operation systems

 

"Cannibal couple" may have murdered dozens

 

Some Russian Facebook ads were meant to aggravate racial, religious divides: report

 

Russians used Facebook ads to try to exploit divisions over Black Lives Matter and Muslims

 

 

SCIENCE

 

Scientists to beam messages to aliens

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

NRA Ad: We Will Not Take a Knee After Heroes ‘Charged into Battle Through Bombs and Bullets’

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (SEC)

 

Exclusive: SEC hackers accessed authentic data used by companies in tests - sources

 

 

 

SENATE

 

GOP Sen. Corker Announces He Won't Seek Re-election  (US Senator of Tennessee Bob Corker (R)

 

SEC chair grilled by Senate panel over cyber breach, Equifax

 

Senate Will Not Vote on Graham-Cassidy Bill

 

5 Things to Know About the Moore-Strange Runoff in Alabama

 

Rand Paul: How to Achieve Peace on the Korean Peninsula  (US Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul (R)

 

Sen. Mike Lee Says Graham-Cassidy Is 'Moving In The Wrong Direction,' But He's Hopeful It Can Be Fixed (US Senator of Utah Mike Lee (R)

 

Lindsey Graham Calls on Trump to Renegotiate Iran Deal, Rather Than Scrap It  (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)

 

GOP Senators Introduce Legislation to Delay Obamacare’s Health Insurance Tax

 

Vote Judge Roy Moore In The Most Important Election Of 2017

 

Obamacare Repeal: Is There Life After September 30?

 

‘The Hay Is in the Barn’: What to Watch for as Alabama Voters Head to Polls in Moore-Strange Match-Up

 

Bannon to Hannity: Support for Moore Is Support for Trump

 

Pence Pleas for Alabama Voters to Go With ‘Big Luther’…

 

GOP looks for options after another health care failure

 

Roy Moore pulls out gun on stage at rally on Alabama election eve

 

Poll shows Trump-endorsed Senate candidate losing badly

 

GOP Controls Labor Board  

 

Protesters disrupt, delay Obamacare repeal hearing

 

Susan Collins a No Vote on Graham-Cassidy Repeal and Replace Plan (US Senator of Maine Susan M. Collins (R)

 

Collins' opposition all but kills GOP health care drive

 

Hatch: ‘Nearly Impossible” to Pass Graham-Cassidy (US Senator of Utah Orrin Hatch (R)

 

Cassidy is ‘sorry’ about the Cassidy-Graham process. He should be.

 

Poll: 84 Percent of New Jersey Voters Say Menendez Should Resign if Convicted (US Senator of New Jersey Robert Menendez (D)

 

Before ObamaCare, McCain Tried To Save Another Unpopular Health Law From Repeal   (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

 Lindsey Graham: Bernie Sanders is the 'most honest person in the Senate'

 

What the latest health overhaul push means for consumers

 

Bernie Sanders defends government-run healthcare proposal as building on Obamacare

 

GOP senators introduce conservative DACA fix

 

Steve Bannon: I wear McConnell's contempt 'with a badge of honor'

 

The latest repeal effort was bad news from the start

 

Trump trolls John McCain by posting video of him repeating repeal and replace

 

Bill Cassidy vows to keep 'plugging away'

 

Graham defends McCain from Trump attack

 

Farage to join Bannon to campaign as Alabama race gets dirty

 

 

SOCIAL SECURITY

 

"I am you": Hear hacker's threats to victim of identity theft

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Can South Korea Save Liberalism?

 

South Korea aims to reduce fine dust by more than 30% by 2022

 

US to send aircraft carrier next month

 

Moon calls for inter-Korean military talks  (President Moon Jae-in)

 

SPAIN

 

Spain Attorney general refuses to rule out arrest of Catalan president

 

 

SPORTS

 

NFL Not Protesting Trump, They're Protesting America

 

We asked veterans how they really feel about the NFL anthem protests

 

Tucker Carlson SLAMS Anthem Protestors: 'Love Of Country Is All We Have'

 

Shall We Have a Conversation About Arrest Statistics for Those Privileged NFL Players?

 

NFL Players Started This Controversy, Not Trump

 

What The NFL Could Learn From MLK And The Civil Rights Protests

 

Gillette Stadium charges fans $4.50 for tap water in cups after bottled water runs out

 

Break Up the NFL’s Corrupt Dem Monopoly

 

National Survey: Americans Agree with Trump on NFL Protests

 

Fourth Down and Long Yardage for the Soul of America

 

Dallas Cowboys Booed for Kneeling Before Anthem

 

4 NCAA basketball coaches among 10 charged with corruption

 

Lebron Regretfully Explains Why Ohio Voted for Trump

 

Obama Bemoans Politics of Trump Versus NFL: ‘Can’t Even Get It Out of Football’

 

Fire chief directs racial slur at Steelers coach over anthem protest

 

Busted! NFL rules require anti-anthem players to appear on field

 

Protesters, beware: Americans adore the flag

 

NFL To Fans: Drop Dead — How's That For 'Lack Of Respect?'

 

Pittsburgh QB Roethlisberger Regrets National Anthem Protest

 

97-year-old WWII vet takes a knee to support NFL players

 

Dallas Cowboys find solution to National Anthem controversy

 

NBC’s ‘Sunday Night Football’ Ratings Take Hit Amid Player Protests

 

Alejandro Villanueva blames miscommunication for anthem flap: It’s ‘very embarrassing’

 

Chicago residents react to Trump's criticism of NFL, NBA players

 

Why Colin Kaepernick and I Decided to Take a Knee

 

Louisiana restaurant protests New Orleans Saints game after players kneel for national anthem

 

Here Are the Highest Paid NFL Players Who Protested the National Anthem on Sunday

 

Nike stands with players who took a knee

 

The NFL Can't Afford to Become a Battleground

 

Donald Trump's cheap sports-venue patriotism comes without any pain or sacrifice

 

A One-Day Revolt in the N.F.L., or Something More?

 

 Why it's un-American not to support Colin Kaepernick and the NFL

 

'My great uncle's bones are lying at the bottom of Pearl Harbor': NFL fans BURN their merchandise in disgust over anthem protests

 

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin fails the leadership test

 

VFW, American Legion: NFL protests disrespectful to vets; others disagree

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

NFL Scoreboard

 

 

STATES

 

California regional intel center warns local officials to prepare for nuclear attack

 

Evacuations ordered in Corona as firefighters battle growing blaze along 91 Freeway  (California)

 

Coffee sold in California could carry cancer warning labels

 

Florida Keys to reopen to visitors in October

 

Yes, the states can fix the Obamacare debacle

 

Chicago swelters in record-breaking heat wave

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Tillerson to Meet With Cuba’s Top Diplomat   (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

State Department is 'deeply disappointed' by Iraqi Kurds referendum for independence

 

Trump’s latest travel ban will probably affect tens of thousands, and it could short-circuit court battle

 

SYRIA

 

Damascus says Syrian Kurdish autonomy negotiable

 

U.S. allies accuse Russia of strikes in eastern Syria 

 

TAIWAN

 

Taiwan cuts off trade with NK

 

Cancellation of Taiwan Music Festival Sparks Fears Over Chinese Agents

 

EPA announces list of 13 banned additives

 

Bacillary dysentery clustered outbreak reported: CDC

 

TAX REFORM

 

New Poll Finds Bipartisan Consensus Among Voters on Need for Tax Reform

 

Here’s How Tax Reform Could Squeeze the Middle Class

 

TERRORISM

 

California an Accomplice in Terrorism

 

TRADE

 

Top U.S. NAFTA negotiator sees no problem with pace of talks

 

 

TURKEY

 

Erdogan tells Iraqi Kurds they will go hungry if Turkey imposes sanctions (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

'Israeli flags won’t save you': Erdogan threatens Iraqi Kurds with famine over referendum

 

At least 1,000 passengers miss flights at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen Airport due to data system breakdown

 

Turkey’s Transport Ministry bans sailing of commercial yachts, passenger ships to Greece after seizures

 

Germany will not be able to form a government, Turkey’s Erdoğan says

 

Barzani’s decision to hold referendum ‘betrayal to Turkey,’ Erdoğan says

 

Iraqi soldiers join Turkish exercises near shared border

 

University entrance system radically changed in Turkey

 

Ankara says it does not want Barzani’s representative back in Turkey

 

S-400s to be delivered to Turkey in ‘minimum 2 years’

 

PKK militants kill three migrants in eastern Turkey

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 ends lower, but Carnival, easyJet post sharp gains

 

 Glasgow: Muslim rape gang targeting girls as young as 14

 

UK: Muslim shows children beheading videos, tells them “If you truly believe in Allah, you can do it”

 

UK: Director of group that agitates against counterterror measures found guilty on terror charge

 

Mosque stabbing suspect charged

 

Muslim surgeon stabbed outside mosque has 'totally forgiven' attacker

 

Brexit: Theresa May to meet Donald Tusk for talks  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle make their first public appearance together 

 

'Ban tackling in school rugby' for safety

 

Parsons Green tube attack: Met police make seventh arrest

 

Labour proposes new tax on bookmakers

 

Jeremy Corbyn accused of having an 'ostrich strategy' to anti-Semitism as Labour activists compare Israel to Nazi Germany

 

Labour MP shocked by anti-Semitism

 

ScotRail train ‘extensively damaged’ by vandalised power lines

 

'Quarter of adopted families' in crisis

 

Children leaving school fatter than ever despite drop in early obesity 

 

Third of state schools in cash deficit

 

Poll: A quarter of Scots support SNP plan to cut air taxes

 

Over 400,000 on Scottish 'vulnerable' list

 

'Zero chance' leaving EU will make UK better off, Nobel laureate says

 

Child 'was shown IS beheading video'

 

Dozens of British fighters on the loose in Syria as Islamic State crumbles

 

UK military exercise to practise shooting down nuclear missiles begins

 

VATICAN

 

 Head of Vatican pro-life academy: John Paul II began ‘revolution’ to give adulterers Communion

 

Pope accused of spreading heresy

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Imposing Sanctions on Venezuela Will Only Make Things Worse

 

Venezuela accuses Donald Trump of acting 'as if he was the world’s emperor' at the UN

 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump’s Future Lies in Alabama

 

Trump calls for ban on anthem protests, blasts Dallas Cowboys for kneeling

 

Trump Should Reject Fatally Flawed International Institutions

 

Trump Signs Presidential Memorandum Boosting Computer Science Education

 

Who's Divisive -- the President or the Players?

 

Who Benefits from Trump’s NFL Rant?


The Trump Dossier -- Fact Checked

 

President Trump to Visit Puerto Rico

 

Marc Anthony to Trump: Shut the f--- up about NFL, worry about Puerto Rico

 

Trump's tweets worsen the divide

 

Amid crisis in Puerto Rico, Trump cites island's "massive debt"

 

Trump to host Thai junta chief at White House next week

 

Listen: Trump's shocking Stern segment on Princess Diana

 

Trump’s Opportunity to Oust Those Who Covered Up Benghazi Missteps

 

WH staff interviews about Russia could start this week

 

Trump’s Decision to Ban Venezuelan Government Officials Was Long Overdue

 

Americans disapprove of Trump's handling of North Korea, health care

 

Trump has picked fights over the flag before. But this time was different.

 

WH sidesteps questions about Trump's language

 

Disrespecting the flag is a disgraceful way to protest Trump

 

Trump admits Donald Jr. and Ivanka tried to 'bump' half-sister Tiffany from inheritance

 

White House pushes back on N. Korea's "war" claim

 

If Trump’s not a white supremacist, he does a good impression

 

Trump fires back at CNN for reporting White House chief of staff John Kelly disagreed with Trump on NFL battle

 

14 issues Trump is sidelining to focus on NFL

 

'Warding off evil' or 'channeling the Illuminati'? Twitter conspiracy theorists claim ulterior motives behind Prince Harry's 'devil horn' hand gesture when posing for photo with Melania Trump

 

America has a racial demagogue for a president

 

The White House says North Korea's claim that Trump has declared war through Twitter is 'absurd' - after Kim's mouthpiece warns they could shoot down U.S. planes in international airspace

 

At Least 6 Trump Aides Used Private Email Accounts

 

Donald Trump launches another tirade on the NFL as he says players are 'disrespecting' flag and 'great country' - and that claim his chief of staff John Kelly disagrees is 'total lie'

 

'Swarm attack' from armed drones pose 'grave threat' to Trump

 

Dems bash Trump for NFL focus as Puerto Rico reels

 

Trump: Puerto Rico is in ‘deep trouble’

 

Trump Dinner at NYC's Le Cirque Seeks Up to $250,000 Per Couple

 

 

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