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Saturday, September 22, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 242 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Prepare for the Wrath of the Pro-Abortion Militants

 

Court Docs Allege Ex-Trump Staffer Drugged Woman He Got Pregnant With 'Abortion Pill' [Updated]

 

Indiana to ask Supreme Court to hear abortion case

 

Robyn Says She Couldn't Release Her 1999 Abortion Songs in the US

 

Hawaii law targeting anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers struck down

 

Planned Parenthood files injunction to continue abortion services(Missouri)

 

Illinois AG candidate responds to abortion, gay marriage attacks

 

Finnish foreign min survives no confidence vote over anti-abortion views

 

Ireland Will Offer Abortions for Free, Official Says

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Afghanistan: Complexity, Chaos And Compromise

 

 

AFRICA

 

S.Africa's opposition launches campaign ahead of next year vote

 

Africa's nomadic herders help, not harm, land and planet - U.N.

 

AMTRAK

 

Amtrak train collides with semi-truck nearly ripping it in half

 
AUSTRALIA

 

How Italy’s Calabrian Mafia became entrenched in Australia

 

CANADA

 

Canada's capital reeling after tornado hammers communities

 

 

CARIBBEAN

 

Puerto Rico: The exodus after Hurricane Maria

 

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China cancels trade talks with U.S. as new Trump tariffs loom

 

 

COURTS 

 

Indiana man gets 160-year prison sentence for impregnating 10-year-old girl who took stand against him

 

Texas: Muslim migrant couple indicted for enslaving girl for 16 years

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Soldier returns from Hurricane Florence relief effort to find home burglarized

 

Father, son accused of killing their neighbor over dispute about a box spring

 

Sacramento authorities arrest UC Berkeley employee as NorCal Rapist suspect

 

Reagan daughter Patti Davis alleges harrowing sexual assault

 

Man killed under Santa Monica Pier was sleeping after fishing trip, not homeless, family says

 

Investigators seek to trace Dallas officer's movements the night she killed neighbor

 

Teen fatally shot in the head while playing basketball in Brooklyn

 

Iowa State mourns slain star golfer with ceremony

 

More than a dozen women and a man among those accusing Orange County surgeon of sexual assault

 

11-year-old is 4th victim in fatal family shooting

 

Woman beats deli owner over sandwich beef: cops

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

 

Wilbur Ross ordered to give deposition in 2020 census case: report (Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross)

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)

 

Ben Carson appears to tie allegation against Kavanaugh to socialist plot  (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr Ben Carson)

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Ex-Trump official walked back statement to Mueller probe about Flynn's talks with Russian diplomat   (Former FBI Director Robert Mueller )

 

Mueller looking at payments between Russians who arranged Trump Tower meeting  (Former FBI Director Robert Mueller )

 

McCabe memos say Rosenstein suggested secretly recording Trump

 

Trump hints Rosenstein may not have a job much longer  (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)

 

EDUCATION

 

58 groups call on U of Michigan to sanction professors who promote BDS

 

'Settled Science' On Obama School Lunch Program Turns Out To Be Junk — What's Next?

 

Don't let the SAT become the yardstick to measure California high schools

 

Utah: Public university investigates prof for off-the-cuff remarks about Muslim immigration after 9/11

 

ELECTION 2016

 

The Plot to Subvert an Election: Unraveling the Russia Story So Far

 

Book: Russia 'did not decide the election'

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Memos: FBI doubted intel community's Russia claim

 

FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (FEMA)

 

FEMA head to reimburse government for use of federal vehicles: report

 

FRANCE

 

France to open Dreyfus museum at Emil Zola House, historian says

 

France’s Macron vows to punish European states that won’t accept mass Muslim migration(French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

GERMANY

 

Germany: Muslim migrant who murdered cop allowed to live in Berlin with child support and other welfare benefits 

 

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

As climate change worsens wildfires, California will spend $1 billion and give utilities new ways to shrink their fire expenses

 

 

GOOGLE

 

Report: Google hid plan to track users in China

 

GOP

 

Florida gubernatorial hopeful slams Jewish donor’s racism, but won’t return cash  (GOP Candidate for Governor of Florida Ron DeSantis)

 

GREECE

 

Greece: Muslim migrant accused of raping 15-year-old girl repeatedly over five days

 

 

HOMOSEXUALITY

 

With More Than 200 L.G.B.T. Candidates, Advocates Hope for a ‘Rainbow Wave’ in the Midterms 

 

HURRICANES

 

Florence’s Floodwaters Breach Power Plant, Sending Toxic Coal Ash Into River

 

INDIA

 

India: Muslim husband gives wife instant divorce for turning up the music too loud, then she is gang-raped

 

India's Modi mauled over French defence deal   (Prime Minister Narendra Modi)

 

India calls off foreign ministers' meeting with Pakistan

 

IRAN

 

Ahvaz attack reveals Tehran under heavy pressure at home and in regional wars

 

At least 29 killed, 53 wounded in attack on military parade in southwest Iran

 

US condemns attack on Iranian military parade

 

Iran regime fears foreign support for minority groups after attack

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Likud slams Olmert for meeting with ‘real obstacle to peace’ Abbas (Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert/“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

IDF Targets Terror Arsonists in Gaza Amid Border Clashes, Balloon Attacks(Israel Defense Forces)

 

Russia to release report on IAF ‘actions’ in downed jet incident in Syria (Israeli Air Force)

 

False alarm in southern Israel

 

Abbas bluster at UN isn’t what should worry Israel

 

Lessons from a forgotten war

 

Israel to withhold Palestinian funds over salary for family of Ari Fuld’s killer

 

Christian “Peacemakers” Slam Israel

 

In a rare moment Israel gains UN win

 

How a dangerous game between Israel and Hamas might spark a war

 

Egypt officials arrive in Gaza to salvage Hamas truce with Israel, Fatah

 

America's Jews are watching Israel in horror

 

 

JAPAN

 

Japanese supply ship heads to ISS after delays

 

MEDIA 

 

Hannity urges Trump not to fire 'anybody' after Rosenstein report

 

MEXICO

 

Mexico’s next president could be on a collision course with Trump over immigration

 

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

 

Saudi Arabia’s journey: From 1932 to 2030 and beyond

 

 

MILITARY

 

Former Army medic Ronald J. Shurer II to receive Medal of Honor

 

New military sexual assault report finds highest risks on Navy ships, certain larger bases

 

Navy dissolves combat camera units that have documented sailors for decades

 

Army finds fix for glitch that caused M4 rifles to fire unintentionally

 

Battered dog tag is family's precious bond to father identified from Korean War remains

 

Army misses 2018 recruiting goal, which hasn't happened since 2005

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan is Russia's New Best Friend

 

RUSSIA

 

Russia Looks to Shore Up New Role as Oil Heavyweight

 

 

SENATE

 

Tentative agreement reached for Kavanaugh-Ford hearing on Thursday, source says  (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Brett Kavanaugh and the Star Chamber

 

Committee contacts Ford's friend about party

 

Kavanaugh Should Respond Like Clarence Thomas

 

Five takeaways from Cruz, O'Rourke's fiery first debate   (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)/ Democrat candidate for Texas Beto O’Rourke)

 

Many Voters Tend to Believe Kavanaugh Accuser, Even if They Question Her Motive (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Cruz, O’Rourke trade blows in contentious Texas Senate debate 

 

Grassley gives Kavanaugh accuser more time to decide on terms for testifying  (US Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley (R)

 

‘100 Kegs or Bust’: Kavanaugh friend, Mark Judge, has spent years writing about high school debauchery

 

Kavanaugh, his accuser and ‘innocent until proven guilty’   (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

'The Creepy Line' -- powerful indictment of Google, Facebook

 

Twitter allows ad promoting female genital mutilation

 

SPORTS

 

Star football player’s suicide days after senior day shocks family

 

Blocked field goal gives USC a 39-36 victory over Washington St.

 

Cal State Long Beach retires Prospector Pete mascot amid cries of racism and genocide during California gold rush

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

 

STATES

 

Connecticut Senate rejects bill making female genital mutilation a felony

 

Florence's rain leads to destructive wall of water snaking down Carolinas

 

87 days of smog: Southern California just saw its longest streak of bad air in decades

 

Floodwaters are still "treacherous," North Carolina governor says

 

Gov. Brown orders audit of DMV over hours-long wait times  (Governor of California Jerry Brown (D)

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

The Supreme Court was America’s least damaged institution — until now

 

TRADE

 

Walmart warning it'll raise prices as Trump's China tariffs kick in  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: The American consumer does not have to purchase inferior Communist Chinese products.)

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey faces perilous mission in northern Syria — and possible disaster if it fails

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

How Britain’s Labour party escaped anti-Semitism row with popularity intact

 

Teens headed to prison for bloody machete fight at mall

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

What to expect from the UN General Assembly  

 

VATICAN

 

Vatican announces deal with China on bishop appointments

 

 

WELFARE STATE

 

Investigation finds Ohio bar accepted food stamps for drugs, lap dances

 
WHITE HOUSE

 

Trump Will Tear Up the NAFTA Agreement

 

Congressional sources 'blind-sided' by Trump's FISA declassification decision

 

Trump signs veterans spending bill, but shutdown threat remains

 

Trump’s ‘completely inappropriate’ Kavanaugh tweets (Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh)

 

Here’s a brief history of the 25th Amendment and how it works.

 

In Reversal, Trump No Longer Demands Declassification of Russia Documents 

 

 

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