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Friday, September 29, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

FBI May Launch Criminal Investigation of Planned Parenthood for Selling Aborted Baby Parts

 

Group Warns U.N. Human Rights Council of the Global Eradication of Unborn Down Syndrome Babies

 

Planned Parenthood Clinic Will Stop Doing Abortions After Trump Defunds Its Sex-Ed Program

 

Planned Parenthood Clinic Announces it Will Birth Babies in One Room and Kill Them in Another

 

YWCA Honors Woman Who Volunteers at Planned Parenthood Abortion Business

 

Meet the Abortion Activist Who Gets Hollywood’s Elite to Line Up for Planned Parenthood

 

Amazing Image From Thermal Camera at Amusement Park Shows Couple’s Unborn Baby

 

After Two Abortions, Muslim Woman Becomes Pro-Life and Turns to Christ

 

What Do Former Abortion Clinic Workers and Survivors of Botched Abortions Have in Common?

 

Abortionist Sold His Abortion Clinic to Pro-Lifers Because He Didn’t Do Enough Abortions to Make Money .

 

Planned Parenthood Applauds Illinois Gov. Forcing Taxpayers to Fund Abortions Throughout Pregnancy

 

Late-Term Abortionist Sues to Keep Medical Records of the Women He Aborted at Abortion Clinic That Closed

 

Kentucky Gov Appeals Judge’s Ruling Denying Women Ultrasound of Their Baby Before Abortion

 

Backstreet abortions kill 50,000 women every year

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Suicide bomb blast near Kabul mosque kills five

 

Anger in Kabul after US air raid wounds civilians

 

India should provide non-lethal logistical help for US troops in Afghanistan, since Washington cannot rely on Pakistan

 

AFRICA

 

Sub-Saharan Africa is still in the dark but North Africa will soon be selling power to Europe

 

AIRPORTS

 

Hunt for illegal opioids in the U.S. starts inside JFK airport

 

ASIA

 

60 fleeing Rohingyas drown off Bangladesh; UN urges end to 'nightmare'

 

How America Is Losing the Battle for the South China Sea 

 
AUSTRALIA

 

ASX ends quarter lower on CBA, Telstra

 

The Australian dollar looks set to tread water in Asia, before things get interesting later

 

Australia: Muslim asylum-seeker from Myanmar jailed for marrying underage girl

 

Musk Heads to Australia to Unveil Progress on Giant Battery, Mars Mission

 

 

BIG BROTHER

 

Big Brother's Cashless Scheme

 

 

BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES (ATF)

 

ATF Traced More Crime Guns So Far in 2017 Than Ever Before

 

CANADA

 

Financials give TSX a minor boost, loonie down amid flat GPD numbers for July

 

Finance Minister Bill Morneau gets a 'tongue lashing' on tax reforms

 

Euthanasia Activists Want to Euthanize Alzheimer’s Patients, Even Without Their Consent

 

'People are being duped': CBC exposes homegrown lies at farmers markets

 

President Barack Obama in Toronto to Raise Millions for Liberal Slush Fund

 

RCMP failed to provide adequate equipment, training in Moncton shootings, judge says

 

Canada Moves Closer to Euthanizing People With Alzheimer’s or Dementia

 

The oilsands at 50: Will they still be producing in 100 years?

 

 

CARIBBEAN

 

No Water, No Power: 21 Photos of Puerto Rico’s Isolation

 

Maria's blow to an economic bright spot in Puerto Rico

 

Challenges face those sent to help in Puerto Rico 

 

Puerto Rico facing "unparalleled" health crisis, doctor says

 

Baby in desperate need of surgery flown out of Puerto Rico

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Chinese Muslims told ‘hand over Qur’ans and prayer mats or face harsh punishment’

 

China Gives N.Korean Joint Ventures 4 Months to Close

 

US notes changes in Beijing’s stance on NK

 

China intensifies economic pressure on N. Korea

 

Bannon Puts Spotlight on China Threat for 2018: ‘The Single Biggest Economic and Business Issue of Our Time’

 

Why China Will Never Crackdown on North Korea

 

Why Trade With China Is Not Free

 

 

COMMUNIST CUBA

 

US warns against travel to Cuba, cuts staff

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

N. Korea vows to shoot down US bombers

 

Reparations, North Korea style: Analyst cites plans for nuclear armed extortion

 

 

CONGRESS

 

The GOP’s 3 Priorities for Tax Reform

 

The Establishment GOP’s Meaningless Majority

 

 

COURTS

 

D.C. Circuit lets stand concealed-carry ruling, cheering gun-rights activists

 

Trump Court Nominee Upheld Rights of Police Against Holder DOJ Misconduct

 

Texas teacher gets prison for sex with six students

 

Washington state, Seattle are latest to sue opioid makers

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

MS-13 gang leaders tell members to blend in … by changing sneakers

 

Bisexual teen charged with killing alleged bully: ‘I just snapped’

 

Pack of teens pummel family after cutting line at Six Flags: cops

 

Blacks, Crime, and the Bended Knee

 

Law Enforcement Experts Explain What Makes for ‘Successful Policing’

 

 

CULTURE WARS

 

The First Casualty of Culture War is Free Speech

 

CYBER ATTACK

 

The Equifax Hack Has the Hallmarks of State-Sponsored Attack

 

Whole Foods investigating credit hack

 

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Politico Accuses ‘Lifelong Democrat’ Clay Travis of Being ‘Darling of the Alt-Right’ 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR

 

Ryan Zinke calls flap over private travel ‘BS,’ says he did nothing wrong  (Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke)

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

DOJ wants Facebook info on 'anti-administration activists'

 

Will Mueller Put Trump Under Oath?  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

ECONOMY

 

S&P 500, Nasdaq hit records on tech lift

 

S&P 500, Nasdaq end at records, as stocks extend quarterly win streaks

 

U.S. Stocks Hit Records, Fed Talk Weighs on Bonds: Markets Wrap

 

Manufacturer Optimism Hits Record High After Tax Reform Plan Revealed

 

Dollar index slips, still on track for biggest weekly gain since February

 

Hurricane Harvey curbs U.S. consumer spending; inflation muted

 

Asian Stocks Round Out Strong Quarter With Caution: Markets Wrap

 

Asia shares recuperate after rough week, dollar firm

 

Treasury yields see big September rise on hawkish Fed, Trump tax push

 

Rough September dents gold’s 3rd quarter gain

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Viral video captures student’s angry tirade at pro-Trumper

 

School official apologizes for suicide post

 

Return of the College Scorecard

 

Watch: Berkeley Protesters Try To Explain What They're Protesting. It's Hilarious.

 

Rejecting Academe

 

Caribbean Universities in Crisis

 

Professor Wins Back Email Rights

 

 

ENERGY

 

Oil prices post first quarterly gain of the year

 

Energy Prices

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

EPA finds Harvey damage at Houston Superfund site

 

EUROPE

 

Nearly One in Six New HIV Diagnoses in Europe Are Among People Over 50

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks ring up best month of 2017

 

In first, Denmark deploys troops to guard synagogue, Israeli embassy

 

A Yom Kippur tradition in Amsterdam dates back to the invention of electricity

 

 

FEDERAL DEFICIIT

 

How to fix the federal debt: Budget analysts say it’s only politics that stand in the way

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

FBI Stats Demolish NFL Protest Narrative

 

FBI Eyes China in Posting Hacked Documents on Chinese Dissident

 

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Trump Says He'll Decide on New Fed Chair in Two to Three Weeks

 

Trump met with possible Yellen successor as Fed chief

 

 

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)

 

FDA approves Lilly pill for common advanced breast cancer

 

FDA OKs continuous blood sugar monitor without finger pricks

 

FDA requires opioid makers to develop doctor training

 

 

FRANCE

 

Why French expats are unmoved by Macron's appeal to return to France  (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

France job opportunity: Manage a desert island off Brittany coast

 

GERMANY

 

Germany: Muslim preacher from Iraq on trial for recruiting for the Islamic State

 

The board room gender pay gap: German female execs bank more than men

 

Munich police confiscate baby from Texan tourist defeated by Oktoberfest

 

Several police injured after football hooligans brawl in Cologne town centre

 

Man In Germany Ambushes Young Boy And Stabs Him Over Fifty Times To Death, Takes Photos Of The Body And Posts Them On The Internet. People On The Internet Go Onto The Website And Demand For More Photos

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Hurricanes not the result of climate change

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Trump health secretary Tom Price resigns after spending $400,000 on private-plane flights  (Health and Human Service Secretary Tom Price)

 

White House approved $500K for Tom Price's military jet travel: Report   

 

Trump Says He’ll Likely Decide Today on Health Secretary Price’s Fate

 

Health insurer Anthem is leaving Maine's health insurance exchange in 2018

 

President Trump Must Fire Tom Price

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Toddler suffers second-degree burns from pacifier clip, mom claims

 

San Diego increases homeless citations in hepatitis outbreak 

 

Swine flu found in 20 people after contact with pigs 

 

Why this flu season could be a bad one

 

 

HOMOSEXUALITY

 

5 Big Fat Myths About LGBT Discrimination Laws

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Report: GOP tax plan would provide major gains for richest 1%, uneven benefits for the middle class

 

NRCC Trolls Dem Candidate With Book on Socialism

 

HURRICANES

 

Hurricane Relief Efforts Show What Sets America Apart Isn’t Government

 

IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

Feds Slap Tree Company With $95 Million Penalty For Hiring Illegal Aliens

 

 

INDIA

 

Stampede in India’s financial capitals kills at least 22

 

Report: IBM Now Employs More Workers in India Than U.S.

 

 

IRAN

Iranian official to Trump: Go ahead, cancel the deal

 

 

IRAQ

 

Iraqi flight ban on Kurdish airports goes into effect

 

Major Christian Leaders Declare That Trump Is Continuing The Same Obama Policies In Iraq, And That Persecuted Christians Are Not Even Getting Enough Aid

 

Kurdistan: A General’s Overview

 

Christian Children In Iraq Beg For Trump’s Help, Crying Out: “Please Help Us Mr. Trump”

 

Spy drones find lost Alexander the Great-era city

 

ISLAM

 

New York/New Jersey Memorial Service For Former Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mahdi 'Akef: We Are Under Zionist-Crusader-Zoroastrian Attack In U.S., Europe

 

ISIS Warns U.S. Muslims of New Attacks: Stay Out of Public Places

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Friday, September 29, 2017)

 

Erekat: Israel occupies 100% of Palestine  (Chief negotiator for the “Palestine” Liberation Organization Saeb Erekat)

 

Settlers hail US ambassador for saying settlements part of Israel

 

When Interpol clashes with the 'Bibi doctrine'   (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Israeli forces detain Palestinian, threaten journalists at gunpoint in Hebron clashes

 

US Jewish leaders slam UN rights chief over West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  blacklist

 

Israeli forces detain 21 Palestinians in West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  raids

 

Hamas says it okayed new Egyptian proposal for prisoner swap with Israel

 

Reversal of fortune: How the IDF turned the Yom Kippur War around

 

Israeli forces suppress Friday protests in Kafr Qaddum

 

University of Cape Town debates academic and cultural boycotts of Israel

 

The glorious, reviving silence of Israel’s Yom Kippur

 

Palestinians reportedly open fire on Beit El settlement

 

Terror Cell Planting Bomb Captured Near Kibbutz Migdal Oz

 

Israel observes Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year

 

Ex-Mossad chief tells Jpost why Netanyahu is wrong fighting the Iran deal

 

For many Israeli teens, the eve of Yom Kippur is a night of forbidden love

 

Undercover Border Police agents arrest 3 rioters

 

The mega-weapons ship capture that turned the tide on US-Palestinian ties

 

Palestinian Death Cult Cheers Har Adar Slaughter

 

University of North Carolina: Whitewashing Anti-Israel Terrorism

 

 

JAPAN

 

Is Abenomics over?

 

MALAYSIA

 

Accused Kim Jong Nam assassins expected to plead not guilty

 

MEDIA

 

Race-baiting, Trump-hating CNN sued by 175 black employees for discrimination

 

NYT Columnist Repeats North Korean Propaganda on Social Media

 

New York Times Joins Campaign Against Catholic Judicial Nominee

 

CNN’s Cuomo Encourages Viewers to ‘Stand Firm’

 

MEDICAID

 

Iowa's proposed Medicaid cut could signal new GOP strategy

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Saudi man arrested after threatening women drivers

 

For the first time in Saudi Arabia, women authorized to issue fatwas

 

Wheels and deals: trouble brewing in the House of Saud

 

MILITARY

 

Veterans Affairs chief and his wife went to Europe. The government paid for her flight and meals.

 

Air Force Academy Leader: Racists 'Need to Get Out' After Slurs Left on Black Cadets' Rooms

 

Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Heading to Puerto Rico

 

This Marine Takes a Knee against the NFL

 

U.S. Navy Launches First-Ever Submarine Drone Squadron

 

Asia Times: U.S. Military Chief Dunford: China Is Main Threat to Security

 

MYANMAR

 

US ups pressure on Myanmar as refugee exodus tops 502,000

 

NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

 

Spies Like Us

 

NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER

 

Is H. R. McMaster's Worldview Compatible with the President's?  (White House National Security Adviser HR McMaster)

 

PAKISTAN

 

Trump policy set to hinder war on polio in Pakistan

 

PATRIOTISM

 

American Patriotism NEVER Takes a Knee, Prof. Hosein

 

POLITICS

 

America Should Let a Thousand Political Parties Bloom

 

POLLS

 

Black Americans' views shifting on O.J. Simpson's guilt, poll finds

 

 

PORNOGRAPHY

 

Hugh Hefner led many souls down the road to destruction

 

Hugh Hefner: I’m Glad He’s Dead

 

RESTAURANT INDUSTRY

 

Is it illegal to dine out with dogs in your city? DC is cracking down on dogs at restaurants.

 

RUSSIA

 

Russia Sends Troops Near Border With North Korea and China

 

Russian Censor Summons CNN Staff Over Supposed Media Law Violation

 

Lavrov: Moscow won’t tolerate crusade to blame Russia for everything under the sun in US (Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov)

 

Russia Has the Fastest Growing Number of Millionaires in the World

 

Russia's Defense Ministry regards UK efforts in fight against IS as 'insignificant'

 

Kremlin comments on Putin-Erdogan dialogue concerning Iraqi Kurdistan (Russian President Vladimir V Putin/ Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Anti-Russia campaign steams from bias & desire to limit free speech – Ron Paul to RT (Video)


Russia and Turkey create conditions to end civil war in Syria

 

Russia receives down payment from Turkey on S-400 air defense systems – Moscow

 

SECRET SERVICE 

 

IG: Secret Service Retaliated Against Whistleblower Who Accused Managers of Abusing Authority

 

SENATE

 

Senate Budget Opens the Door to $1.5 Trillion in Tax Cuts

 

Bernie Sanders breaks down over relative who died fighting Nazis (US Senator of Vermont Bernard Sanders (I-Socialist)

 

Trump has not begun implementing Russia sanctions law: senators

 

The Republican Senate’s Terrible Week Bodes Ill For The GOP

 

Senate GOP budget signals delay of a full Obamacare repeal

 

Senate Judiciary leaders say they've reached deal to subpoena Manafort

 

Senate leader: Twitter presentation on election interference 'deeply disappointing'  (US Senator of Virginia Mark Warner (D)

 

Rubio Renews Call for Trump Admin to Expel Cubans From U.S.   (US Senator of Florida Marco Rubio  (R)

 

SOCIALIZED MEDICINE

 

When the Single Payer Becomes the Single Player

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Why Facebook keeps stepping in it

 

SOCIAL SECURITY

 

Americans fear Social Security will go broke: Survey

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

S.Korea on Emergency Alert When U.S. Bombers Buzzed NLL

 

Moon Wants Early Transfer of Wartime Troop Control (President Moon Jae-in)

 

Trade Minister Warns U.S. Could Scrap Bilateral FTA

 

SPORTS

 

Colin Kaepernick donated $25,000 to group honoring convicted cop-killer

 

NFL risks billions in publicly funded stadiums as millionaire players stage kneeling protests

 

Christie: NFL players 'overreacted' to Trump remarks

 

Thursday Night Football: RATINGS DROP

 

CNN poll: Americans split on Anthem protests

 

Westboro Baptist Cult Lunatics Join NFL #TakeAKnee Protests

 

ESPN’s Smith ‘Tired’ of Protests: ‘I Want to Get Back to Football’

 

NFL Favorability Gets Nearly Cut In Half After Anthem Protests

 

Why NFL Coaches Should Follow Nick Saban's Take On The National Anthem Protests

 

NFL Sacks Patriots — And Not Just the New England Kind

 

NFL: The National Felons League Crime Spree

 

Why the Green Bay Packers planned a show of solidarity during the national anthem

 

No, A Seattle Seahawks Player Did Not Burn the Flag in the Locker Room

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

NFL Scoreboard 

 

STATES

 

McAuliffe drops $1M-plus on Virginia races

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Here are five of the biggest issues the Supreme Court will review this fall

 

The Supreme Court’s Next Term Will Be One for the Books. Here’s Why.

 

The Supreme Court Will Probably Strike a Huge Blow to Public-Sector Unions

 

SYRIA

 

Russian strikes on U.S. allies seen as move for power in postwar Syria

 

 

TAIWAN

 

Top Gun-style face-off between China and Taiwan in dramatic propaganda video as pilot faces fighter jets

 

China’s ties to gangs to be investigated

 

Tainted egg yolks found in mooncakes

 

 

TERRORISM

 

The Battle for the Leadership of Global Jihad Starts Now (Al Qaeda and the Islamic State have different philosophies, theologies, and strategies — but the same ultimate goal.)

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey suggests swapping jailed US pastor for Muslim cleric

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

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

 

Russian embassy calls Theresa May’s claims about Russian threat unacceptable (British Prime Minister Theresa May)


After warning it mustn’t become ‘UK Nazi Party,’ ex-officer wins UKIP leadership

 

UNITED NATIONS 

 

US pushes nuclear watchdog to ramp up Iran inspections

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Weekly Address

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Dem mayor of Dr. Seuss’ hometown slams librarian for Trump snub: Political correctness at its worst

 

Trump to Manufacturers: Tax Reform ‘Will Be Rocket Fuel for Our Economy’

 

Trump hits Puerto Rico's preparedness in speech

 

Librarian faces backlash for rejecting books from Melania Trump

 

Trump Must Urgently Step Up Puerto Rico Help, Democrats Say

 

Librarian Rejected Melania's Gift To Students As 'Racist Propaganda' -- FLOTUS Just Responded

 

The First Primary in the Party of Trump

 

Beyond the Daily Drama and Twitter Battles, Trump Begins to Alter American Life

 

 

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