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Sunday, October 1, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Rauner's left turns on abortion, immigration put his political base in doubt (Governor of Illinois Bruce Rauner (R)

 

Federal judge blocks Florida abortion law

 

Thousands Rally in Dublin Against Ireland's Abortion Ban

 

Anti-abortion MP Jacob Rees-Mogg admits profiting from sale of abortion pills (United Kingdom)

 

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Afghan officers killed in 'erroneous' air strike

 

Civilians armed to protect mosques during Ashoura

 

AFRICA

 

At least 10 killed in Congo military plane crash

 

AUSTRALIA

 

Australian warships heading to Korean peninsula amid rising military tensions

 

CANADA

 

Suspect in Canada terror attack is Somali refugee, cops reveal

 

Canadian police probe car attacks, stabbing as 'acts of terrorism'

 

Edmonton: Muslim rams police car, stabs officer, rams car into pedestrians, ISIS flag found in car

 

Trump is making Canada great again

 

Toronto public school board guide pushes Muslim greetings during morning announcements

 

CARIBBEAN

 

12 days after Hurricane Maria hit, only 5% of Puerto Rico has electricity

 

Puerto Rican CEO: Local government in charge of Maria cleanup 'completely inept'

 

San Juan mayor continues calls for relief after attacks from Trump

 

‘Fake News’ Mayor Carmen Cruz weighs in from Puerto Rico

 

10,000 containers of Puerto Rican aid sitting on docks undelivered

 

San Juan Mayor Admits She Hasn't Met With Federal Officials At Joint Field Office Over Hurricane Relief Efforts

 

Trump slams Puerto Rico mayor for 'poor leadership' in hurricane relief — and she fires back

 

After debilitating hurricanes, Caribbean residents wonder: Should we go back?

 

Stress on Puerto Rico's already weak health system

 

Flash floods feared in already ravaged Puerto Rico

 

COMEDY

 

Alec Baldwin's Donald Trump Takes On Puerto Rico's Mayor In The SNL Season Premiere

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Trump says waste of time to negotiate with Kim, US will 'do what has to be done'  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

COURTS

 

Travel Ban Case Has 'Come Down to a Judicial Reading' of Trump's Campaign Muslim Ban Remarks

 

Judge: FBI can keep cost of iPhone hack secret

 

Judge mulls releasing Reality Winner, NSA contractor, ahead of leak trial

 

At Trial, a Focus on the Facts, Not the Politics, of Benghazi

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Officer shot dead was mother, wife, 5-year veteran

 

A man gouged out the eyes of his child’s mother in a gruesome domestic attack

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Hillary on Trump: 'I Don't Think He Really Values Democracy'

 

Clinton Never Returned Donations From Owner of Site Linked to Underage Prostitution

 

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Coast Guard pins most blame for El Faro sinking on captain

 

EDUCATION

 

Music teacher allegedly contaminated students' flutes with semen

 

Feds charge professor with running fake school

 

EGYPT

 

Al-Azhar deep state strikes at Egypt’s constitutional free speech

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Italy: Muslim arrested for raping and beating his wife and forcing her to wear burqa

 

FRANCE

 

Man shouting "Allahu Akbar" kills two at French train station before being shot dead

 

At least 2 killed in knife attack in Marseille

 

France opens anti-terror probe into Marseille knife attack

 

Paris experiments with 'car-free day' across the city

 

Investigators probe Air France A380 after engine blow-out

 

GERMANY

 

Germany celebrates first gay marriages

 

Poland tasks lawmakers with estimating German war reparations

 

GOOGLE


Google, Facebook may have to reveal deepest secrets

 

GOP

 

Rep. Jim Renacci, Candidate for Ohio Governor, Cancels NFL Ad Buy in Response to Protests

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Analysis: Price broke Trump's cardinal rule   (Health and Human Service Secretary Tom Price)

 

Before private flights, Price criticized them

 

Read Tom Price's resignation letter

 

Opinion: The wrong scandal cost Tom Price his job

 

Funding for child health care set to expire 

 

Search begins for Tom Price's replacement at HHS

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Republicans ignore Trump’s bipartisan Dreamers deal (House GOP lawmakers insist that wall funding should be part of any immigration talks.)

 

Speaker Ryan sets out tax bill objectives  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

INDIA

 

India: Hindu leader says Rohingyas are “threat to national security…have links with jihad”

 

 

IRAQ

 

Kurdish referendum triggers retaliation from Iraq, Turkey

 

ISLAM

 

Muslim “journalist”: “Plight of Rohingya Muslims and elections in US and Europe have seen surge in Islamophobia”

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Hezbollah leader warns Israel as Shiites mark Ashoura

 

MEDIA 

 

SI Newhouse Jr., longtime leader of Conde Nast, dead at 89

 

O.J. wants huge payday for first interview: ‘It has to be the big one’

 

MILITARY

 

Body of missing Virginia teen found behind North Carolina church

 

How the military kept a colonel’s sexual misconduct hidden from the public

 

PACIFIC

 

11,000 people prepare to evacuate Pacific island

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pak overhauling communications system with help from China: Report

 

PRISONS

 

Quietly and with little attention, O.J. Simpson is released from prison early Sunday morning

 

RUSSIA

 

Vast Exercise Demonstrated Russia’s Growing Military Prowess

 

West’s rift with Russia ‘will last until Vladimir Putin goes’

 

 

SENATE

 

Sen. Rubio warns political "bickering" hinders Puerto Rico recovery  (US Senator of Florida Marco Rubio  (R)

 

Sen. Bernie Sanders says race is a factor in Trump’s response to Puerto Rico  (US Senator of Vermont Bernard Sanders (I-Socialist)

 

SOCIALISM

 

Could America’s socialists become the tea party of the left? 

 

SPAIN

 

At least 300 people, including 12 officers, hurt in clashes during Catalan independence vote

 

Mulvaney criticizes San Juan's mayor

 

 

Spanish separatists vow to defy ultimatum over vote 

 

SPORTS

 

Dozens of NFL players kneel, raise fists during anthem after Trump urges them to 'respect our flag'

 

Fox Sports Won't Air The National Anthem During Sunday NFL Games

 

NFL's Michael Bennett should apologize to Las Vegas cops, union leader says

 

Entire high school football team runs onto field with American flags

 

On Week 2 of NFL protests during anthem, Dolphins and Saints kneel

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

NFL Scoreboard

 

College Football Scoreboard (Men)

 

SOUTH KOREA

 

US draws closer to South Korea with new deployment

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

 

Tillerson: US has 'direct channels' to North Korea (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

Trump undercuts Tillerson's efforts

 

Tillerson: Trump "issued no red lines" on North Korea

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Supreme Court, back to full strength, will embark on what could be a momentous term

 

SYRIA

 

Airstrikes in Syria kill and wound dozens

 

How a 7-year-old in Syria became this generation’s Anne Frank

 

 

TAIWAN

 

Why are so many Hongkongers moving to Taiwan?

 

TELEVISION

 

‘Let’s Make a Deal’ host, philanthropist Monty Hall dies

 

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

 

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin calls Trump tax plan a ‘jobs bill,’ defends estate tax cut

 

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey sets up largest overseas army base in Somalia

 

Turkey no longer needs EU membership but won't quit talks - Erdogan (Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan)

 

We don’t need EU membership anymore: Turkey's president

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

Under pressure, PM May says she can steer Britain through Brexit  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

Liberal British politicians attack 'obscene' Royal Family, even Prince George

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

World must step up Rohingya aid, head of UN food agency says

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Donald Trump's whiplash weekend

 

Trump's last 7 days are just mind-bogglingly bad

 

Trump praises FEMA, military for Puerto Rico relief efforts

 

Trump’s Strategy on Health Care? Here’s One Possible Clue

 

 

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