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Monday, October 2, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Abortion Clinic That Killed This Women in a Botched Legal Abortion Injures Another Woman

 

To Prevent Painful Suffering for Children, Late-Term Abortion Should Be Banned

 

Catholic Bishop: Governor Rauner Lied to Me, He Promised Not to Force Taxpayers to Fund Abortions

 

Over 100,000 Americans Take to the Streets to Tell People “Abortion Kills Children”

 

Mother Wishes She’d Had an Abortion, Says She Hates Her Son and Wants Him to Die in His Sleep

 

Conservatives threaten Rauner with primary over abortion law (Governor of Illinois Bruce Rauner (R)

 

40 Days for Life Pro-Life Prayer Campaign Saves 26 Babies From Abortion, So Far

 

The Price of Senegal’s Strict Anti-Abortion Laws

 

Why is Banning Late-Term Abortions on Babies After 20 Weeks So Controversial?

 

Even Partial Repeal of 8th  Amendment in Ireland Would Allow Killing Unborn Babies in Abortions

 

Rural women face 'alarming' abortion service gaps, study finds (Australia)

 

ISIS Terrorists Rape and Impregnate Teen Girls and Force Them to Have Multiple Abortions

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

MPs: Afghan govt must force Iran to stop recruiting refugees for Syria war

 

ARAB WORLD

 

The Next Arab Spring? Women’s Rights.

 

ASSISTED SUICIDE

 

Brain Cancer Patient Given 6 Months to Live Planned to Kill Himself in an Assisted Suicide. That Was 2 Years Ago

 
AUSTRALIA

 

Australian Catholic priest spat on, cursed at for opposing gay ‘marriage’

 

The Australian dollar remains under pressure

 

Miners dig deep to push ASX up 0.8pc

 

Australian woman believed to be gunman's companion

 

Australian boy, 15, fatally crushed at gym

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Nissan recalls 1.3 million Japan vehicles

 

CANADA

 

Toronto, New York stock markets rise moderately as Canadian dollar falls

 

2 Canadians among the 58 killed in Las Vegas mass shooting

 

United States renews WTO complaint over Canadian wine retailing

 

Man charged with five counts of attempted murder for Edmonton attacks

 

Massey College professor resigns over ‘master’ comment to Black student

 

‘Lone wolf’ suspected in Canada terror attack, police chase

 

B.C. man, Alberta woman among the dead in Las Vegas shooting

 

Jagmeet Singh becomes first non-white politician to lead major party

 

Julie Payette becomes Canada’s 29th Governor General

 

 

CARIBBEAN

 

How the Democrats Set Up Puerto Rico for Disaster

 

Former Clinton Spokesman Slams Trump for Attacks on San Juan Mayor: ‘Sometimes a Racist Is Just a Racist’

 

In Puerto Rico, Acute Shortages Plunge the Masses Into Survival Struggle

 

Hurricane relief or abandonment? Independence or statehood? Puerto Rico waits, like always

 

Trapped in the mountains, Puerto Ricans don’t see help, or a way out

 

3-star general leading military's Puerto Rico response says 'This is the worst I've ever seen': Video

 

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Bowing to Chairman Xi? Facebook blocks dissident who exposed CCP corruption (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)

 

Thinking the unthinkable in China: Abandoning North Korea

 

What Happens When America First Collides with the Chinese Dream?

 

China’s plan for massive cyber-warrior expansion

 

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Arms cache seized in the Suez canal highlights North Korea’s illicit financial lifeline

 

COURTS

 

Benghazi suspect’s criminal trial to test speed of U.S. courts vs. military tribunals

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

ISIS claims Las Vegas massacre which left 50+ dead, 400+ wounded

 

Raw Video: Sick Vegas gunman kills 58 concert goers

 

Based on the Early Reports, the Las Vegas Shooting Is Very, Very Strange

 

Watch: Agnostic Vegas Massacre Survivor Explains Why He's Now A 'Firm Believer In God'

 

ISIS issues official communique on Las Vegas, identifying Paddock as “Abu Abd Abdulbar al-Ameriki”

 

School secretary, nurse who shielded wife are among those killed at concert

 

Is the Las Vegas Mass-Murderer a Terrorist?

 

“It isn’t true that ISIS has a history of claiming others’ attacks as their own”

 

ISIS Persists in Vegas Claim, Dubs Shooter 'Abu Abdul Bar al-Amriki'

 

“Las Vegas attacker converted to Islam a few months ago”: Islamic State claims responsibility for attack

 

Pray for Las Vegas, unceasingly

 

Las Vegas: US officials discount ISIS’s claim of responsibility, say shooter had psychological problems

 

Las Vegas shooting: Live updates

 

Pictured: Gunman who shot dead FIFTY people and injured 406 when he opened fire on a packed Vegas music festival from the 32nd  floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel before committing suicide

 

Lunatic’s Lair: Police find deadly arsenal in Vegas gunman's hotel room

 

Who is Stephen Paddock? Las Vegas shooter, 64, was a licensed pilot and hunting enthusiast with no criminal record who owned a $400,000 home in a Nevada retirement community

 

What we know about Las Vegas suspect Stephen Paddock

 

Exclusive: 'He was just a guy. Something happened, he snapped' Las Vegas shooter's brother says family is 'dumbfounded' at massacre and have no idea of motive

 

At least 50 dead, more than 400 injured after shooting on Las Vegas Strip

 

'I saw people plugging bullet holes with their fingers': How brave music fans helped the wounded as they cowered, crawled and scrambled for safety during Las Vegas massacre 

 

Stephen Paddock committed suicide as police stormed Mandalay Bay hotel room

 

Vegas gunman's live-in casino-worker 'companion' Marilou Danley is NOT a suspect in the shooting as she is located overseas - while cops reveal he used her cards to gamble on slots before the tragedy

 

Eyewitnesses recount terror and chaos at scene of Las Vegas shooting

 

Bullets From Above in One of the Worst U.S. Mass Shootings

 

Vegas shooting witness recalls bloodshed, officer who saved her

 

The three-day Las Vegas ‘neon sleepover’ that ended in a nightmare

 

Bloodshed in Las Vegas

 

Las Vegas survivor took victims to hospital

 

Country star on Las Vegas horror: This isn't what 'America is supposed to be like'

 

Vegas shooting is deadliest in modern US history

 

US officials say there is NO PROOF to ISIS claim that Vegas shooter 'converted to Islam months ago' and was acting on their behalf 

 

Three dead and two injured after shooting near to police headquarters in Kansas college town of Lawrence

 

Former New York Yankees player and girlfriend are arrested for assault after allegedly getting into fight in a Manhattan hotel

 

NYPD officers 'handcuffed 17-year-old, took her away and raped her'

 

Tennessee church attack revenge for Dylann Roof

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Michelle Obama Says Conservative Women Don’t Have Their Own Voices

 

Is Michelle's 'true voice' Telling Her to Run for President?

 

Hillary Clinton slammed for ‘ignorant’ statement on guns after Las Vegas shooting

 

Massachusetts Dem Refuses To Partake In Moment Of Silence For Las Vegas Victims

 

Clinton Slams NRA in Wake of Las Vegas Shooting: ‘Imagine the Deaths’ if Killer Had a Silencer

 

In Iowa, Democrats ask rural voters for a second chance

 

De Blasio is right to say no to an MTA bailout (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

Ex-bodyguard eviscerates Hillary as 'rude, obnoxious, fraud' 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Tormenting Manafort is seen as Weissmann’s way to snare big prosecution targets for Mueller  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

 

ECONOMY

 

Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq, Russell 2000 all end at records

 

U.S. Stocks, Dollar Gain as Manufacturing Surges: Markets Wrap

 

Wall Street indexes log record high closes

 

Gold settles at a nearly 2-month low as dollar, equities strengthen

 

Euro jolted briefly by Spanish vote, Asia data augur well

 

Stocks Mixed, Bonds Slip on Global Growth Impetus: Market Wrap

 

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma lift U.S. factory activity index to 13-year high

 

Treasury yields rise slightly after 13-year high in ISM manufacturing index

 

EDUCATION

 

Nyet to Russian (Hopkins eliminates major. Faculty members say Russia’s growing role in the world makes this a terrible time to do so.)

 

When colleges became echo chambers of the politically correct

 

A ‘New Normal’ in STEM Teaching?

 

Star-Spangled Protest (Band members from Cornell and Brown take a knee, as do football players at the University of New Mexico. Off the field, protests continue.)

 

More de Blasio school-safety lies (Mayor of New York City Bill de BlasioD)

 

EGYPT

 

Egypt secretly ordered more than 30,000 grenades from North Korea — report

 

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Cohen Reportedly Had 2 More Contacts With Russia During 2016 Campaign

 

 

ELECTION 2018

 

Dems look to turn ObamaCare tables on GOP in '18

 

ENERGY

 

Oil ends at lowest in over a week as data show fall in OPEC output-cut compliance

 

Energy Prices

 

LNG Shippers Have a $45,000-a-Day Problem at the Panama Canal

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks rise for 8th  straight session as euro slides after violent Catalonia vote

 

Austrian Police Force Muslim Women to Show their Faces as Burqa Ban Takes Effect

 

Northern Ireland 'will leave EU single market and customs union'

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Gunman’s ‘psychopathic’ dad was bank robber, FBI most wanted

 

Byron York: As fight enters second month, FBI still withholding dossier documents

 

FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (FEMA)

 

FEMA Official: San Juan Mayor 'Not Participating Substantially' With Any Efforts of FEMA Field Office

 

FEMA's Brock Long lashes out at Puerto Rico relief effort criticism: 'Information is being misrepresented'

 

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Fed's rate hikes causing low inflation, Kashkari says

 

FRANCE

 

Brother of Toulouse terrorist who killed 4 Jews goes on trial for aiding attacks

 

Marseille attacker released by police day before stabbing rampage

 

ISIS claims responsibility for deadly knife attack in Marseille

 

Brexit: US bank Citigroup 'seeks licence in France'

 

France just banned advertisers from secretly using photoshopped models

 

Two young students killed in Marseille knife attack were cousins

 

How France Could Change the Counterterrorism Game

 

 

GERMANY

 

WWII bomb forces evacuation of 10,000 in Berlin

 

Rent for student housing across Germany has skyrocketed, survey shows

 

‘Nazi!’ ‘Stasi!’: In German state where the far right won big, a cozy political culture quickly turned toxic

 

GOP

 

Ohio Gov. John Kasich threatens to leave the Republican Party if it doesn't get 'straightened out'   

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Survey: Majority of U.S. Physicians Now Support Single-Payer

 

 

HOMOSEXUALITY

 

Diocese refuses to cancel pro-gay priest’s speech despite lay protests

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Pelosi Calls For Special Committee On Gun Violence  (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Steve Scalise thanks doctors for ‘rebuilding Humpty Dumpty’  (House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R- Louisiana)

 

Steve Scalise's prayer after being shot: 'God, please don't let my daughter have to walk up the aisle alone'

 

HURRICANES

 

Terror-Linked Muslim Groups Providing Hurricane Relief

 

IMMIGRATION

 

A conservative approach to DACA

 

Will Democrats betray the Dreamers just to score political points?

 

INDIA 

 

India's Ability to Subdue China May Be a One-Time 'Win'

 

First shipment of US crude lands in India

 

India Dalit man killed 'for watching Hindu celebration'

 

India Investor Risk: Modi Policy Uncertainty (Prime Minister Narendra Modi)

 

India’s millions of new Internet users are falling for fake news — sometimes with deadly consequences

 

IRAN

 

Keep the Iran Deal, Attack the Regime

 

Iran Wants America to Ignore Its Nuclear Ambitions

 

IRAQ

 

'This is the happiest day of my life', Kurdish president says after referendum  

 

Iraq allows foreigners to leave Kurdistan via Baghdad

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Monday, October 2, 2017)

 

Unlike past, Israel not slamming Fatah-Hamas reconciliation moves

 

Israel Takes On the Shia Crescent

 

Tel Aviv city hall lights up in red, white and blue in solidarity with US

 

11-year-old Palestinian shot in the head with rubber bullet during raid in Shufat

 

US welcomes PA dealing for Gaza control, but says all must disavow violence

 

The Peace Process: The Intersection of Diplomatic And Political Folly

 

Mossad chief: Iran ‘closer than ever before’ to Israel’s borders

 

Israel to impose 11-day closure on West Bank (Judea and Samaria) , Gaza for Jewish holiday

 

Army probe points to failings that enabled brutal Halamish terror attack

 

Israel Again Moves To Draft Ultra-Orthodox Into Military

 

Lieberman: IDF yet to face difficult tests  (Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman)

 

Hamdallah arrives in Gaza as national reconciliation talks begin

 

Explosive devices stolen from IDF base

 

Has Israel Flip-Flopped On Kurdish Independence?

 

Head of Palestinian women's union Khitam Saafin released from Israeli prison

 

Norway agrees to host Israeli nuclear whistleblower

 

2 Israelis confirmed to have been in area of Las Vegas shooting

 

Thirsty Sea of Galilee sinking toward lowest level ever recorded

 

MALAYSIA

 

Women plead not guilty to murdering NK leader's half-brother

 

Trial to begin in assassination of Kim Jong Un’s brother (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

MEDIA 

 

MSNBC Uses Vegas Shooting To Spread Fake News About Suppressors

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Saudi Arabia, Russia to set up $1bn energy fund: Novak

 

Saudi Arabia Must Prepare for the Post-Petroleum Order

 

King Salman’s visit will herald new era of Saudi-Russian economic cooperation

 

MILITARY

 

How the military handles sexual assault cases behind closed doors

 

Donald Malarkey, portrayed in 'Band of Brothers,' has died

 

Marines: Camp Pendleton water safe, clean

 

Response to Puerto Rico pales next to Haiti actions

 

 

MUSIC INDUSTRY

 

Tom Petty rushed to hospital in full cardiac arrest, report says

 

 

NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE

 

Successful border enforcement saves habitat, visitor security on National Park Service land

 

 

NOBLE PRIZE

 

The Nobel Peace Prize Isn’t About Peace

 

3 US scientists awarded Nobel Prize in medicine for body clock insights

 

 

NUTRITION

 

20 foods that will nourish your brain, the ones to avoid and super-healthy recipes: How to eat to beat dementia

 

PAKISTAN

 

 

Saudi Arabia and Pakistan hold join-military exercises

 

PRISONS

 

Thumbs up from O.J. Simpson as he is spotted for the first time since his release from prison at a gas station in a white SUV and reveals he's spent his first hours of freedom stuck in the car

 

RUSSIA

 

Russian Firm Provides New Internet Connection to North Korea

 

 Russian News Agency RIA: It Will Become Clear That The Eastern European Countries' Fear Towards Russia Is Not Unfounded; 'Russia Is Preparing For War'

 

Russia shields Iran from inspectors as deadline approaches for Trump

 

Exercise Showed Russia’s Growing Military Prowess

 

SCIENCE

 

Cancer-fighting power couple is on the cutting edge of immunotherapy treatments

 

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

Democrats Immediately Call For Gun Control After Las Vegas Shooting

 

 

SENATE

 

Elizabeth Warren Has Brief Pang Of Heartsickness Before Going On Warpath Regariding Gun Control (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)

 

'Racism is real in this country' Kamala Harris' powerful riposte to Trump  (US Senator of California Kamala Harris (D)

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Mark Zuckerberg apologizes ‘for the ways my work was used to divide people’

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

6 in 10 teenage stars not attend school regularly: report

 

Gov't on alert over N. Korea provocation

 

Police list most sex offence-prone stations in Seoul

 

Seoul designs nuclear submarine reactor

 

BOK may consider rate hike despite low inflation

 

Exports hit record high in September

 

SPAIN

 

Spanish PM faces crisis after violent secession vote in Catalonia

 

Catalans Signal They May Declare Independence Within a Week

 

SPORTS

 

‘Death’ for Louisville Basketball?

 

NFL Backlash: ‘Sunday Night Football’ Ratings Tank — Again

 

ESPN Reverses Course After Vegas Massacre, Will Air National Anthem At 'MNF'

 

NHL Player Calls For Tighter Immigration Controls After Terror Attack By Somali Refugee

 

New York Yankees say they will 'significantly expand' their stadium's protective netting during the off-season after two-year-old girl was hit in the face by a 105mph ball

 

Marshawn Lynch wears 'Everybody vs. Trump' shirt

 

Byron York: On game day, new polls show what Americans think about NFL protests, Trump

 

NFL teams show unity in response to anthem uproar

 

Kathy Griffin to Colin Kaepernick: 'Thank you for leading the way'

 

Trump called Cowboys' Jerry Jones four times about anthem protests: report

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

NFL Scoreboard

 

College Football Scoreboard (Men)

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Trump contradicts Tillerson on North Korea talks, says he is ‘wasting his time’  (US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson)

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Liberals fear Kennedy may retire

 

With Gorsuch filling out bench, Supreme Court ready to break ground on high-profile cases

 

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

 

How a Wisconsin Case Could Reshape Redistricting

 

Archbishop tells Supreme Court justices to commit to an 'America that welcomes the immigrant and refugee'

 

 

SYRIA

 

Syrian Residing In U.S.: Assad's Speech About A Homogeneous Society In Syria Represents A New Kind Of Hitlerism (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)

 

Drone strike kills at least 8 Hezbollah fighters in Syria

 

Assad's Victory in Syria Has Cost Him Control of the Country

 

TAIWAN

 

Taiwan concert clash reveals divisions over China’s outreach

 

Taipei records hottest October day in history

 

Every 25 minutes, a person dies of heart disease in Taiwan

 

TAX REFORM

 

Ryan, Mnuchin tout Republican tax plan as a boon for the middle-class

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

Reports emerge of iPhone 8 'splitting open'

 

TELEVISION

 

CBS fires vice president who said Vegas victims didn't deserve sympathy because country music fans 'often are Republican'

 

TERRORISM

 

Bloody left-wing riots in U.S. 'just the beginning'

 

'Antifa' preps mass uprising to remove 'fascist' Trump

 

TURKEY

 

'We don't need EU anymore' Erdogan hints Turkey will PULL Brussels membership application (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 ends at its highest level in nearly 2 months as pound slumps

 

BBC and Archbishop of Canterbury should stop pointing the finger at one another over child abuse, victims' lawyer says

 

Businesses and backbenchers round on foreign secretary   (British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson)

 

Murder arrest after two men found dead at property in Oxfordshire

 

‘Guinea pigs’: Experimental implants performed without approval for human use

 

'More money' for Northern Powerhouse rail

 

Chicken supplier suspends operations after alleged health and safety breaches

 

Cabinet split 'is harming business'

 

Nuclear power: Chinese firm behind Essex nuclear plant refuses to reveal security information

 

Space scientist wins BBC astronaut show

 
VATICAN

 

Criticism of Pope’s teaching not based on faulty translation: Filial Correction signer

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Struggling Venezuelans stop putting faith in Maduro’s heated anti-American rhetoric

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

White House: Now Is Not The Time For Gun Control Debate

 

 

President Trump addresses nation in wake of Las Vegas shooting

 

Trump speaks to nation after Las Vegas massacre

 

Trump dedicates golf trophy to hurricane victims amid controversy over response

 

Trump signed directive that officials should pressure North Korea

 

Trump defies critics of his Puerto Rico response by conducting business as usual

 

Trump Takes On All Comers, Believing Himself the Victor

 

Scaramucci: White House gig was ‘best 11 days’ of my life

 

Trump: I will not be 'nice' to North Korea and 'I won't fail'

 

Tax plan White House says analysts predicting benefits for rich are 'simply lying'  

 

Democrats critical of Trump on North Korea: He 'fails to understand' what war would be like

 

Weekend wrap: Trump picks a fight in Puerto Rico and picks at a scab in North Korea  

 

Comedy writer: 'If you support Trump you should have your children taken away'

 

Ex-Pentagon spokesman slams Trump's North Korea tweets: 'What a way to run foreign policy'

  

 

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