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Thursday, September 28, 2017






In Today’s Issue: 




Abortion Activist: We Need to “Normalize” Killing Babies in Abortions


Why abortion stops some Hispanics from supporting Democrats


If Legalized Abortion is So Safe, Explain These Women Who Died in Botched Abortions


Democratic Senate Candidate in Alabama Calls for No Restrictions on Abortion


Abortion Supporters Claim Abortions are Unsafe. Their Solution? Kill More Babies in Abortions


Appeals court won't reconsider Arkansas abortion pill ruling


She Had an Abortion to Save Her Career: “I Don’t Regret the Decision”


Kentucky's pre-abortion ultrasound requirement struck down


NFL Players Protest Racism, But What About the 270 Black Babies Planned Parenthood Kills Every Day?


Latest Ohio Abortion Case Revolves Around Legal Technicalities


Judge Lets Abortion Clinics Deny Women Ultrasound of Their Baby Before Abortion


Local abortion opponents join international prayer vigil


Planned Parenthood Said Pro-Lifers Would “Go Back to Their Normal Lives” Once Abortion Clinic Opened. 10 Years Later…


This Leading Pregnancy Doctor Says Abortion Shouldn't Be Considered Controversial


Court Allows Arkansas to Limit the Dangerous Abortion Pill That Kills Unborn Babies


House Republicans Want To Ban Abortion After 20 Weeks


‘High priority:’ Trump expected to sign ban on late-term abortions of babies who feel pain


Report: Nearly half of abortions worldwide are unsafe




At least 12 Afghan security forces killed in suicide attack: police


Taliban Claims Kabul Rocket Attack Was Targeting Mattis  (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)


US air strike in Kabul hits civilians





China's Presence in Djibouti is Not a National Security Threat—Yet




American Airlines CEO: We'll Never Lose Money Again


What happens when someone ODs on heroin at 30,000 feet? It depends on the airline.




Congressional Resolution Slams Assisted Suicide: “It Puts the Most Vulnerable of Our Society at Risk”


Disability Groups, Lawmakers Condemn Assisted Suicide


Both sides make emotional pleas as lawmaker opposes physician-assisted suicide in D.C.



ASX ekes first gain in three days


The Australian dollar is still sliding


'Sorry': Australian terror suspect says IS lied to him


Australian cookbook author who faked cancer fined


Australia: Multi-million-dollar taxpayer-funded “deradicalization” helpline “failing to gain traction”




Texas Border Agents Nab Gang Members, Illegals Convicted of Manslaughter, Sexual Assault


What Trump’s ‘Great Wall’ Looks like After 8 Months in Office




BlackBerry provides lift to TSX, as loonie and the price of oil falls


Canada at long last opens national Holocaust memorial


Canada: Mosque operating inside an Anglican church


Mom, boyfriend guilty in hot-coffee death of Ontario to


Canada: Mosque charity “controlled or influenced” by Qatar organization that supports jihad terror


Trump’s Widening Trade War Finds a Soft Target: Canada


Liberals unveil Canadian cultural policy revamp, with help from Netflix


Canada’s new cultural policy: The 10 key takeaways


Whither the oilsands: Sunset industry or a greener future?


City on hook for $1.6 billion to fix crumbling public housing


Canada set to remove drunk canoeing as an impaired driving offence


Mother and child, 5, dead after being hit by a vehicle in Scarborough


After 200 years, African Nova Scotians to get legal title to their land


Masked bandit raccoon family takes over Toronto bank


How Canada's fight with aerospace giant Boeing began on Pennsylvania Ave


While all eyes were on Toronto restaurant shooting, another tragedy went unnoticed: Paradkar


Kelly McParland: Canadians might have accepted tax reforms if Liberals hadn't ignited a class war


Province tries to allay business fears over minimum wage hike






Tesla Is Sending Battery Packs to Storm-Ravaged Puerto Rico


Challenges hamper relief efforts in Puerto Rico, even with shipping restrictions lifted


Puerto Rico's aid is stuck in these 9,500 containers


The Obscure Law Affecting Puerto Rico’s Ability to Recover After Hurricane Maria


Frustration mounts in Puerto Rico as people in need wait for supplies


"Nothing this bad, ever": Doctor describes medical challenges in Puerto Rico


Puerto Rico should have been ready for Maria


‘Why can’t we get out of here?’ Damaged airports in Puerto Rico and other islands are slow to recover





Lesbian Bishop Calls Jesus a Bigot





China orders NK firms to close down


Sex Dolls Are Replacing China’s Missing Women


China Battles Islam While Western MSM focuses attention elsewhere


The Great Firewall is closing in on China’s Internet users





U.S. Announces Sanctions on 10 N.Korean Banks


Why did North Korea fail to detect US bombers?


North Korea may trigger eruption of active volcano


N. Korea says 4.7mn volunteer for military after Kim vows to ‘tame’ Trump with ‘fire’  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons Tied to Network of Rogue States


Coroner finds Otto Warmbier had year-old injury





Trump Tax Plan: Will Ryan And McConnell Pass It?



Congress could have all Russian Facebook ads by next week


Republicans who won't be coming back to Congress after 2018 midterm elections


GOP tax plan can raise the economic tide and lift all boats


Lawmakers Set Sights on Obama Unmasking Scandal


3 missing details from the GOP tax plan should raise alarms for families


Nice ‘framework,’ Republicans — Now get the tax-cut job done




Trump Calls 20% Corporate Tax Rate in Plan a ‘Perfect Number’


Equifax CEO to collect $90 million: report




Female teacher, 35, found guilty of turning classroom into sex den with teen boys


Court to Probe Clinton Private Email Use Over Objections of Trump Administration




Florida middle school teacher caught half-nude with student in church parking lot, cops say


Student dies after being stabbed at school in New York


Man charged in wife's death allegedly went on drug run with baby after killing


Armed North Carolina Woman Scares Off Would-be Robbers


Married teacher mom, 38, accused of letting student touch her breasts behind Culver's





The Book On Hillary


Obama said leaving Malia at college was ‘like open heart surgery.’ Of course he cried.





White House ‘back to square one’ in search for DHS secretary


DHS Was Wrong About Russia Targeting State Election Systems -- Here's The Whole Story...





Interior secretary says workers are disloyal. They see his personnel moves as illegal.




DOJ files suit against company, accuses it of not hiring Americans




U.S. economy accelerates in second quarter; hurricanes expected to slow growth


Stocks Climb, Dollar Slumps on Trump Tax-Cut Plan: Markets Wrap


S&P 500 inches to record high, Dow finishes with modest gains


Dollar, bond yields rise after Trump tax plan; Asia stocks down


Bonds Slide as Dollar Climbs on Tax Plan, Economy: Markets Wrap


Dollar softens, pulling back off one-month high


S&P ekes out record on healthcare gains, tax plan hopes


Gold edges up from a 6-week low




College Isn’t Higher Education and May No Longer Be the Best Way to Deliver the Goods


Brooklyn College: Advocating Genocide and a Third Intifada


Teachers desecrate Old Glory in sick library stunt


Crunch Time for Perkins Loan Program


Educating Colleges: Free Speech Isn't Free


Making Diversity Happen


Alan Dershowitz Derides Theory of Intersectionality in Columbia Lecture


Teacher to 'hail Satan,' pastor vows sledgehammer


Enrollment and Market Forces


Anti-Israel Speakers Making Rounds at U.S. College Campuses, Libraries


Turkish Academics, Still Fearful in Exile


Explosive: The insidious roots of campus 'safe spaces'


Confederate flag posters plastered with cotton found on American University campus


Obama’s alma mater launches scholarship in his name





Lawsuits aim to change winner-take-all Electoral College system by 2020 presidential race




Yet Another Major Russia Story Falls Apart. Is Skepticism Permissible Yet?


Russians posed as Muslim organization to sway US voters


US 'fake news' kingpin found dead at 38





Democrats’ best hope for 2020: Oprah


California moves up 2020 presidential primary




Oil finishes lower, but retains grip on monthly, quarterly gains


Energy Prices


It'll Take Oil Above $50 for Shale Boom, Oil Sands to Pay Off





'Personhood' demanded for Colorado River




Norway’s Immigration Minister: Norwegians are “experiencing now the fear that Israelis have experienced for decades”


Thousands flee huge 'sabotage' explosion at Ukraine arms depot


Norwegians now 'experiencing the same fear as Israelis' says minister




European stocks notch 2-month high, but bank stocks pare heftier gain


Hungary only nation in West to formally act on behalf of endangered Mideast Christians


This 40-year-old married herself. Is ‘sologamy’ becoming a trend? (Italy)




FBI Director Warns Terrorist Groups Could Soon Launch Drone Attack Against U.S.


Alleged NSA leaker told FBI she stuffed documents in her pantyhose


FBI Report Shows Violent Crime Increase in 38 Out of 50 States


FBI pursuing equal number of domestic terrorism and jihadi threats, director says


Why is the FBI trying to enforce NCAA rules?






Democratic FCC Commissioner Criticized for Politicizing Hurricane Recovery





Trump tax reform to increase U.S. deficit





French cops to face trial over rape of Canadian tourist at Paris police HQ


Angry French pensioners march against Macron  (French President Emmanuel Macron)




Police start manhunt for man suspected of poisoning baby food in supermarkets


Four in ten German school kids don’t know what Auschwitz was, survey finds


Germany investigating 2 former SS death squad members




78 Obama appointees ‘burrowed’ into career jobs, watchdog finds




Trump fuming over Price's charter flights  (Health and Human Service Secretary Tom Price)


 Price says he’ll repay taxpayers for his private jet travel




Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus diagnosed with breast cancer



US House Committee approves anti-Hezbollah sanctions


Wounded Scalise returns to Capitol to cheers  (House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R- Louisiana)


Rep. Steve Scalise breaks his silence on shooting


Scalise to Recount Recovery During First Post-Shooting Interview (House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R- Louisiana)


Ryan: House has passed a ton of bills, our challenge is the Senate  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)





Houston mayor threatens tax hike if state doesn't cough up hurricane relief funds




Study: DACA Amnesty Would Bring 1.4M Foreign Nationals to U.S., Trigger Never-Ending Chain Migration




ICE Rolls Up 500 Criminal Aliens Hiding Out In Sanctuary Cities




India farmers say no to 24-hour power


It’s sinking—no, it’s not: India’s top politicians are speaking up about the economy


New Delhi wants to buy US drones to monitor China in the Indian Ocean




In Stunning Reversal, Trump Gives Up on Private Sector Infrastructure Investments




The Iranian Khoramshahr ballistic missile test did take place – although the US said “It didn’t happen”





Iraqi PM’s office says Turkey agrees to deal only with Baghdad on oil exports


Baghdad threatens to send troops to Kirkuk after Kurdish referendum


Iran is utilizing ISIS fighters in Iraq to widen sectarian divisions


Kurds face growing isolation; Flights to Iraq Kurd capital to stop Friday


Washington's Despicable Hypocrisy Towards the Kurds





Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Thursday, September 28, 2017)


Hamas says it won’t even discuss giving up weapons if PA takes over Gaza


Fatah Official: Israel Responsible For Har Adar Attack; We Are Committed To Ongoing Struggle


Israel arrests forex company owner on charges of tax evasion


New Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Effort Against Israel


Lapid tries to block Palestinian terrorist hijacker from speaking in Spain


First Palestinian recognized as 'victim of hostilities' 


Spokesman: Abbas condemns all violence including Har Adar attack  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


Netanyahu to IDF Rescue Team on Return From Mexico: Entire World Learning to Rely On You  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Suspect arrested for assaulting Tel Aviv hospital guards, search on for 4 others


Ashrawi: 'Netanyahu more committed to settlement expansion than to peace'


Setting precedent, East Jerusalem man shot by police recognized as terror victim


US State Department distances itself from its own Israel ambassador again


The Peace Process: The Intersection of Diplomatic And Political Folly, Moral Equivalency & Terrorism


IDF headquarters building named for Shimon Peres


Clashes erupt as Israeli forces escort hundreds of settlers to pray at Joseph's Tomb


New UNRWA Schoolbooks Teach Hate: Israel, Jews Don’t Belong in Region


Israel Is Going to War in Syria to Fight Iran


Supreme Court approves $12.7 billion class action suit against gas industry


Israeli forces detain several Palestinians in overnight West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  raids


US Ambassador Friedman: ‘Settlements Are Part of Israel’


Israeli forces destroy water pipes, agricultural road in Jordan Valley


Radical leftists called slain officer 'a disgrace' before attack


Australia, New Zealand PMs to visit Israel for Beersheba battle anniversary


Retaliation for Interpol Stunt: Israel, Trump, Weighing Closure of DC PLO Office


'I wanted to show the terrorist how strong the Jews are'


Terrorist Sentenced to 21 Years: Judge Took Into Account ‘Inability to Show Empathy to Victims’


6 settler youths arrested during demolition of illegal outpost structure


Fatah summer camp glorified terrorist murderer Dalal Mughrabi


IDF imposes full closure on Judea and Samaria


Rivlin weighing special pardons for Israel’s 70th  anniversary




Japan parliament dissolved for election




Report: CNN Devoted Five Times More Coverage to Stevens’ Trial Than Menendez’s Trial




US says ‘no reason to doubt’ authenticity of Daesh chief’s audio recording


A Field Trip to the Front Lines of the Qatar-Saudi Cold War


ISIS leader al-Baghdadi purportedly heard in new recording





Yes, the U.S. Navy Can Shoot Down North Korean ICBMs

US military chief: China is main threat


Swift torpedoed


U.S. military personnel and supplies rush into Puerto Rico amid growing crisis


Pentagon deploys Army general and more troops to lead hurricane response on Puerto Rico


Committee approves Dunford for second term as top US officer


Judge rejects Bergdahl request for White House meeting information


Nurse set on fire at Fort Leavenworth tells her story on syndicated talk show


Military: US promises to deploy 'strategic' assets near Korean peninsula


US Military Building Giant, Robotic 'Armed Nervous System' to Fight Future Wars




Aid groups call for access to Myanmar conflict zone


After court’s gagged ruling on arms sales to Myanmar, activists call for protest




Pakistan: Muslims threaten to murder husband and family of woman who left Islam for Christianity


Pakistan's contradictory crackdown on 'Red Mosque' extremism


As Terror Attacks Recede, Tourism in Pakistan Starts to Thrive


Pakistan says it received proposal to swap Kulbhushan Jadhav with Peshawar school attack terrorist in Afghan custody


Pakistan’s only declared Jew hopes to ‘chase away the darkness’




Russian Political Analyst Krasheninnikov: New Rules In The Russian Political Game


Navalny Exposes Putin's 'Frontline' State TV Propagandists  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Russian scientists work on secret microwave bomb


Conditions to end Syria war in place, joint success with Turkey – Putin


Russian military deny reports on IS capturing two Russian servicemen in Syria


Moscow calls on Washington to reconsider curb on Russian observation flights over US


Moscow vows to hit back at any aggressive US move against Russian media


Russian TV series claims Jewish Trotsky masterminded bloody 1917 revolution




The gun lobby's latest scheme: make it easier to commit crimes quietly





Donald Trump Jr. dumped Secret Service so he could go moose hunting




Schumer: US should back independent Kurdish state (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)


‘I’m anti-Muslim too’: Alabama Republicans align with anti-gay Islamophobe Roy Moore


McConnell, GOP Senate brace for Roy Moore  (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)


The myth of Mitch McConnell, political super-genius


Roy Moore victory sends shockwaves through GOP


Senators: More must be done to reduce vet suicides


The Alabama Senate vote: It's not what you think


Conservative victory in Alabama deepens split among Republicans, as insurgents challenge incumbent senators


Moore’s Victory Sets Off Talk of G.O.P. Insurrection




Twitter Offers Details of Suspicious Activity in U.S. Election


Why The Russia On Facebook Narrative Is Overblown


Hillary Clinton’s Lawyer Helped Facebook Avoid Political Ad Disclosures


Twitter Seen as Key Engine in Russian Influence Campaign


Mark Zuckerberg:'I regret ridiculing fears over Facebook's effect on election'




S.Korea Successfully Tests Anti-Missile System


S.Korean Banks to Prepare for Electromagnetic Pulse Attack


More Than 11,000 Koreans Are Homeless


Moon says wartime operational control key to stronger military  (President Moon Jae-in)


Korea reassures economy intact despite NK tension


Another mysterious gunshot death in inter-Korean border county


Authorities on alert over possible NK provocation in October


A town where Christianity was reborn




Spain Pulls Out All the Stops, Trying to Block Catalan Vote


Catalonia: Spain compared to North Korea after blocking referendum sites





Legendary Hockey Announcer Hammers Media On Kneeling Double Standard


'Unity': Networks Avoided Showing Outraged Fans Booing Anthem Protests


Ditka: 'You Don't Like the Country, Get the Hell Out!' -- 'I Have No Respect' for Kaepernick


Bench the NFL


NFL Player Tells Upset Fans To Stop Showing Up To Games


Packers Fans Reject Team’s Request to Join Anthem Demonstration


Watch: Furious NFL Fans Burn Tickets and Merchandise Over Anthem Protests


On the Collective Football Plantation


Video: This Might Be the Washington Capitals' Best 'Salute to the Troops' Segment Yet


Bending the Knee


What the National Anthem Means


HBO’s Gumbel to Trump: ‘Thanks’ for ‘Energizing the Social Conscience’ of Athletes


NFL anthem protest poll good for Trump; ESPN guest admits ‘media bubble’ distorts coverage


Most say kneeling for national anthem is 'inappropriate,' Fox News poll reveals


Lingerie Football League Responds to NFL: ‘We Stand!’


Bill Plaschke: USC basketball program gives black eye to school that's had its share of them — again


In College Scandal, Follow the Money … and the Shoes


Meet the NBA’s only female agent with a client


MLB Scoreboard





Audit: Mass. Fails to Keep Track of Nearly 1,800 Sex Offenders


Don't punish New Yorkers to try to save yellow cabs





U.S. plans to limit refugees to 45,000 in coming fiscal year, according to State Department report





Supreme Court to Hear New Challenge to Key Labor Union Ruling


Gorsuch’s speeches raise questions of independence, critics say





Taiwan and Remaking the Case for a League of Democracies


Police raid suspected gang weapons’ caches, arrest 40


Filipinos to be granted visa-free entry




Editorial: A Boondoggle Masquerading as Tax Reform




Turkey, Russia of the same opinion on the protection of integrity of Iraq, Syria


Over 1,500 Turks killed by individual gun violence in 8 months


16 PKK militants killed in Turkey’s southeast and northern Iraq  


Turkish jets destroy PKK arms depots in northern Iraq


Turkey, Russia of the same opinion on the protection of integrity of Iraq, Syria





U.K. stocks log slight gains as bank shares rally on interest-rate hopes


UK: Devout Muslim father once jailed for raping schoolgirl beats his daughter and her boyfriend with hammer


UK video: Muslims scream “Allahu akbar” and play the sound of explosions at full volume outside church


Theresa May threatens US with trade war over Bombardier row  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)


Labour conference Jeremy Corbyn: Thatcherite model is broken and we are the centre ground


Scottish Labour in civil war as Corbyn claims party ‘on way back’


Woman, 65, working for UK Government arrested for 'stealing secrets'


Brexit Johnson defies PM’s strategy with call for short transition period  (British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson)


School funding Headteachers warn parents: there is not enough money


Teach terror advice in schools - police


Counter-terrorism Eleven men arrested in neo-Nazi investigation


UK must deal with its debts, May to say


Archaeology Metal detectorists unearth unique hoard of Roman artefacts


Bid to protect Antarctic UK territory





Hugh Hefner, Playboy founder, dies at age 91




Pope Francis: “Christ himself asks us to welcome our brother and sister migrants and refugees with arms wide open”




Kellyanne Conway's polling firm sold to GOP PR shop


Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Trump lifts restrictions to speed help to Puerto Rico   


Librarian explains why she rejected books donated by Melania Trump


Trump adviser 'can't guarantee' taxes won't go up for middle class


Trump on NFL owners: 'I think they're afraid of their players'


Man kneels with flag as Trump's motorcade passes


Melania Trump to Host Roundtable Discussion on Opioid Abuse


Trump tackles Obamacare alone


How Steve Bannon just defeated Trump


Kushner Registered to Vote as a Female in New York


Trump says Republicans 'have the votes' to repeal Obamacare


Trump tax plan doubles standard deduction


Trump Tax Proposal Benefits Wealthy, Including Trump


About Jared Kushner's email problem...


Trump Proposes Most Sweeping Tax Overhaul in Decades


Alabama defeat weakens and isolates Trump as his problems grow


Fury as Trump mocks the way cancer-stricken Senator John McCain could not do a full 'thumbs down' during Obamacare repeal, the legacy of being tortured as a Vietnam POW


Will Trump finally reveal 54-year-old secret FBI and CIA files on JFK assassination next month?


Christopher Ruddy: Trump Won in Alabama, Here's Why  


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