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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

ACLU Sues to Force Every Pharmacy in America to Sell the Abortion Drug to Kill Babies

 

On Late-Term Abortion, Liberals Are the Real Science Deniers

 

Congressman Demands Senate Vote on Late-Term Abortion Ban: “No Baby Should Have to Undergo Dismemberment”

 

Republicans rage at GOP governor for signing abortion bill

 

Just Three Democrats Had the Courage to Vote to Ban Late-Term Abortions

 

House passes bill banning abortions after 20-week mark

 

Court ruling favors Planned Parenthood in Missouri

 

Congressman Slams Late-Term Abortions: “430 Abortion Clinics in the U.S. Abort Unborn Children 20 Weeks or Older”

 

GOP Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Pennsylvania), caught up in affair scandal, says he will retire

 

Report: Pro-life congressman asked woman to get abortion    (US Representative of Pennsylvania Tim Murphy (R)

 

Study examines how far US women must travel to get abortion

 

Pro-Life Groups Ask President Trump to Appoint a Pro-Life HHS Secretary

 

Abortionist Uses Biblical Parable of The Good Samaritan to Defend Doing Abortions

 

Planned Parenthood Covers Up Sexual Assault But Claims It Treats Rape Victims “With Respect”

 

Study Claims Women Have to Drive Too Far to Kill Their Babies in Abortions

 

March for Life Director Announces Theme for 2017 Pro-Life March, “It’s Time to Make Abortion Unthinkable”

 

Planned Parenthood Can Open New Abortion Clinics After Court Scraps Health Law Protecting Women

 

Workers Hide After They’re Exposed Building Abortion Clinic Without a Permit

 

Illinois Governor Forces Residents to Spend $1.8 Million Paying for Free Abortions

 

ACLU sues to challenge FDA limits on access to abortion pill

 

Shocking Study: Millions of Women in Asia Will Die From Breast Cancer Because They Had Abortions

 

Breaking: Ontario to ban pro-life witness outside abortion clinics  (Canada)

 

Cardinal Burke re-appointed to Vatican court, but not as prefect

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Military blunders continue after MSF Kunduz bombing

 

 

AFRICA

 

Special Forces troops come under fire in Niger, officials say

 

Plague in Madagascar hits urban areas, kills 2 dozen people

 
ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD)
 

Online Parent Training Helps Young Kids With ADHD 

 
AUSTRALIA

 

Retailers, banks drive ASX down 0.9pc

 

Why the 'overvalued' Aussie dollar has further to fall

 

How Australia responded to its worst mass shooting

 

 

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

 

 

ATF: Las Vegas shooter made guns that mimic automatic rifles – live updates

 

CANADA

 

TSX down amid oil supply glut fears, Wall Street hits third-straight record high

 

Three Ontario nursing homes ordered to stop new admissions because of substandard care

 

Alberta unveils plan for legalized marijuana, sets legal age at 18

 

Hospital Declares Woman “Brain Dead” to Remove Her Life Support Even Though She’s Still Living

 

Canada: Muslim asylum seeker sues government over “humiliating” 5-year imprisonment

 

So-Called “Safe Zone Legislation” Infringes on Pro-Life Free Speech Rights

 

New language and residency rules for Canadian citizenship kick in next week

 

Web of supports help B.C. parents who lost their only child in Las Vegas attack

 

Sears Canada moves closer to liquidation as Stranzl bid faces hurdles

 

Toronto house-price slump ends with September rise

 

Government removes Holocaust plaque that doesn't mention Jewish people

 

Man in serious condition after shooting in Scarborough

 

 

CARIBBEAN

 

Puerto Rico Is Running Out of Money

 

Puerto Rico's rural interior still suffering weeks after Hurricane Maria

 

Why No “Berlin Airlift” for Puerto Rico?

 

Politico Magazine Adds Massive Correction to Op-Ed Blaming Koch Brothers for Puerto Rico Crisis

 

Maria death toll jumps to 34 in Puerto Rico

 

Publicity Stunt Cruz Back in the Limelight

 

San Juan Mayor Wears ‘Nasty’ T-Shirt for TV Interview in Response to Trump

 

 

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

 

More illnesses linked to pet store puppies

 

CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

 

The Civil Rights Movement: RIP

 

CIVIL WAR

 

Ted Nugent: The Left Will Be The Ones To Start Next Civil War

 

COMEDY

 

Jimmy Kimmel’s Predictable Gun-Control Rant

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Think Tank Cancels Talk by Chinese Dissident Under Pressure from Beijing

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

  

How U.S. seafood fans may unwittingly help fund North Korea

 

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

America’s Corporate Tax Rate of 38.91% is Fourth Highest in the World

 

COURTS

 

Judge tosses criminal case against pardoned Joe Arpaio

 

It’s Begun: Mother Jailed for Refusing to Vaccinate Son

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Incredible Must See Eyewitness Video Documents Multiple Shooters

 

Las Vegas shooter 'had an escape plan' and likely had an ACCOMPLICE, police say as they reveal the cameras he'd set up in Mandalay Bay's hallway were not recording

 

Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend denies knowing about attack, thought he was breaking up with her

 

Exclusive: The missing gun: Stephen Paddock bought a high-powered Ruger rifle just hours before arriving in Las Vegas, but the $600 weapon was NOT found among his 23-weapon arsenal of death

 

Receipt Shows Paddock Had Another Guest in His Room Before Shooting

 

What is diazepam? Uses for anti-anxiety med reportedly prescribed to Las Vegas gunman

 

Unraveling the Las Vegas Massacre

 

Las Vegas sheriff on shooter: “Did this person get radicalized unbeknownst to us?”

 

Las Vegas suspect set up cameras inside and outside hotel room

 

ISIS hails Las Vegas shooter as “lion of tawhid”

 

Vegas shooter's girlfriend never expected 'violence' from him: 'I loved him'

 

Strange Things About the Las Vegas Massacre

 

Video: What They're NOT Telling You About the Las Vegas Massacre

 

How Did Las Vegas Shooter Achieved Such Rapid Fire Without Illegal Automatic Weapon?

 

Source: Vegas gunman transferred more than $10K to overseas account

 

Islamic State issues new video claiming Las Vegas massacre is revenge for US attacks on their caliphate

 

Leftists Despicably Use Vegas Massacre For Agenda

 

Las Vegas gunman may have planned earlier attack

 

Security guard took on Las Vegas gunman unarmed

 

Inquiries about jogger who used lawn as bathroom should stop now: police

 

More details emerge as Vegas attack scrutinized

 

Doctors describe scene at hospital after Vegas shooting

 

Black Man Shoots Up White Church – Media Ignores Anti-White Hate Crime

 

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

Border agency unveils first pictures of concrete wall prototype

 

CYBER ATTACK

 

Yahoo says all three billion accounts hacked in 2013 data theft

 

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Democrats Politicize Las Vegas before Blood Even Dry

 

Michelle Obama: People 'don't trust politics' because Republican party is 'all men, all white'

 

Democrats push for gun control after Las Vegas

 

California Democrats Schooled On Definition of ‘Hate Speech’ At Hearing

 

If I Were Hillary Clinton...

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos cancels tour of Ontario schools  (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)

 

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Thousands of DACA recipients have yet to renew

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Justice Department Announces Success of Immigration Judge Surge

 

ECONOMY

 

Wall St. extends run of record highs; services data upbeat

 

U.S. Stocks Rise, Dollar Slips in Mixed Session: Markets Wrap

 

Stock market in wait-and-see mode as Trump mulls Fed chair nominee

 

Japanese shares scale two year peak on auto rally; dollar slips

 

Dollar Slips, Stocks Mixed as Fed Chief Pick Looms: Markets Wrap

 

Dollar pares loss after better-than-expected data

 

Illegal Immigration: An Economic Poison Pill

 

Treasurys see muted trade as speculation over Fed chair ratchets up

 

Gold holds on to modest gain after upbeat ISM services data

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Massachusetts teen threatens Las Vegas-style attack at high school

 

Confusing the Evolution Debate

 

Higher Education Expert Criticizes ‘Diversity Component’ in University Ranking

 

K-12: Central Planning and Participation Trophies

 

ENERGY

 

Oil turns lower to post 3-day losing streak

 

Energy Prices

 

Trump Begins Repeal of Obama Power Plant Emission Cuts

 

FANNIE MAE AND FREDDIE MAC

 

Fannie Mae Charged Taxpayers $250,000 for a Chandelier

 

 

FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY

  

Obama Agency Head Used Staff As A Chauffeur Service

 

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Trump Aides Deliver Shortlist of Fed Candidates  

 

FRANCE

 

French PM reveals new strategy to combat 'shameful' antisemitism

 

GAMBLING

 

Company that owns Mandalay Bay sent letter to employees soliciting donations for civil rights groups

 

 

GERMANY

 

Psychiatrist warns of “time bomb” in Germany: “Today’s migrants are not integrable”

 

Far-right German lawmaker quits over colleague’s Nazi guilt remark

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Half of Americans Can’t Afford More Than $100 a Month on Health Insurance Premiums  

 

Obesity-related cancers on the rise in the U.S.

 

Old tattoo to blame for woman's cancer scare

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

House Republicans propose 5-year extension of children's health insurance

 

Scalise: Getting shot only ‘fortified’ his support of the 2nd  Amendment (House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R- Louisiana)

 

GOP Rep. Flores (R-Texas) Signals Cave on Gun Control

 

Russia vows reprisal as House passes Magnitsky bill targeting human-rights abusers

 

 

HURRICANES

 

Gulf Coast may face a hurricane this weekend

 

INDIA

 

India's economy in 'downward spiral.' What did Modi get wrong? (Prime Minister Narendra Modi)

 

Pakistan living in the past, India tells UN

 

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICES (IRS)

 

IRS hires Equifax despite massive data breach

 

IRAN

 

The JCPOA's Critical Flaw Is Its Lack Of Real Inspection By The IAEA; Those Focusing On Iran's Ballistic Missiles And The JCPOA's Sunset Clause Are Evading The Urgent Issue – The Need For Real Inspection Now

 

Khamenei: America and Israel seek to create 'new Israel'

 

IRAQ

 

Critics: UN Squandering U.S. Aid for Reconstruction Projects in Christian, Yazidi Areas of Iraq

 

 

ISLAM

 

South Carolina: Imam says men are better than women, a woman is her husband’s prisoner

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Wednesday, October 4, 2017)

 

Fatah, Hamas to head to Cairo next week to continue reconciliation talks

 

Jews are “wicked,” “oppressors,” and “evil” in rebroadcast of 1996 PA TV show

 

Netanyahu throws support behind bill that would annex 19 illegal settlements  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

By backing ‘Greater Jerusalem’ bill, is PM leaning toward annexing settlements?

 

Faces of arch terrorists adorn Fatah school diary

 

Terror Attack Foiled in Efrat

 

Report: Israel conceals from detainees social media posts that led to their arrests

 

Israeli Pols Slam Arab List Chief for Congratulations Call to Hamas’ Ismail Haniyeh

 

Israel hears nothing, says nothing about Palestinian love fest in Gaza

 

Israeli forces assault father of Palestinian prisoner during violent detention

 

Trump told UN chief Netanyahu a ‘bigger problem’ than Abbas — report  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Coming To Terms With Perpetual Terror: The Israeli Model

 

Suspected Terror Attack: Elkana Resident Murdered in Kfar Qassem

 

Draft indictment: Sara Netanyahu’s misuse of funds was systematic, deliberate

 

When Netanyahu takes responsibility

 

U.S. Amb. to Israel: Trump Will Absolutely Move Embassy to Jerusalem

 

After A Decade Of Hamas Rule In Gaza, Movement Officials And Former Officials Call For Self-Scrutiny Within It

 

JAPAN

 

Japan Says It Won’t Shoot Down Tests of North Korean Ballistic Missiles

 

In Japan, observing Sukkot requires creativity — and some smuggling

 

MEDIA 

 

Report: Right-Leaning Media Outlets Most Likely to Give Trump Neutral Coverage

 

Coulter: Media Find Las Vegas Shooter’s Motive — He’s White!

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

UN: More should have been done to fight cholera in Yemen

 

MILITARY

 

Department of Defense’s booting of the SPLC is long overdue

 

Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Arrives in Puerto Rico to Provide Aid After Hurricane Maria

 

Mattis voices support for Iran deal   (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)

 

US prepared to stay in Afghanistan indefinitely – Pentagon chiefs  

 

Trump's troop boost in Afghanistan to cost over $1 billion a year

 

Hurricane deployments stretch US military thin

 

New Pentagon Corridor Honors National Guard, Displays 380-Year History

 

Gen. Mattis: US Working on Diplomatic Efforts While Keeping Military Options Open

 

US relaxes rules of engagement to help troops in Afghanistan defeat Taliban

 

MISSILE DEFENSE

 

U.S. Missile Defense Gets $400 Million After North Korea Threats

 

MUSIC INDUSTRY

 

Tom Petty’s death spotlights risk of cardiac arrest

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

 

Trying to get sober? NIH offers tool to help find good care

 

PAKISTAN

 

Trump’s Afghan plan: US agrees to assuage Pakistan’s concerns

 

Pakistan has important role in region: Tillerson  (US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson)

 

RUSSIA

  

On Russian-Saudi Relations, Russia's FM Lavrov Says: King Salman's Historic Visit To Russia Will Bring Our Cooperation To A Totally New Level  (Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov)

 

ISIS Releases Video Showing Two Russians In Captivity

 

SENATE

 

Nominee defends move to void gay worker protection

 

Rubio: Remove communist US soldier from ranks   (US Senator of Florida Marco Rubio (R)

 

Tom Cotton: Trump Should Not Recertify Iran Nuclear Deal Even if Tehran is in Compliance  (US Senator of Arkansas Tom Cotton (R)

 

Tim Kaine: Vegas Attacker Stopped ‘Because He Didn’t Have a Silencer’  (US Senator of Virginia Timothy Kaine (D)

 

Senators express shock at Equifax's IRS contract

 

Senate Committee Cannot Decide On Trump Dossier Credibility

 

Senate Intel on Russia: “Issue of collusion is still open”

 

GOP lawmaker says Senate might "take a look" at bump stock device restrictions

 

Sen. Carper (D-Delaware) Has Up to $685,000 in Energy Stocks, Objects to Trump’s EPA Nominee Over ‘Industry Ties’

 

GOP Senator Claims These White House Officials Are Saving America

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Fake news on Vegas shooting takes personal toll

 

New York bill would ban anonymous political ads on Facebook

 

SOCIAL SECURITY

 

The White House and Equifax Agree: Social Security Numbers Should Go

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

S. Korea, US agree to begin process to amend FTA

 

Two small quakes strike S. Korea

 

Would N. Korea use nukes against South Korea?

 

Authorities seize more than 8,500 human-flesh pills

 

SPAIN

 

Catalan Leader Keeps Spain Guessing on Independence Declaration

 

Catalonia president set to deliver first speech since Sunday referendum on breakaway from Spain

 

STATES

 

Explosion at chemical plant in Tennessee

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

State Dept. denies Tillerson called Trump 'moron'  (US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson)

 

Rex Tillerson has tense relationship with Trump, Nikki Haley

 

State Department Offering Grants Up to $450,000 for Colleges to Develop ‘Intersectional Programming’

 

TAIWAN

 

‘One China’ policy a bane to Taiwan’s trade

 

China 'has drawn up secret plans to invade Taiwan by 2020'

 

TERRORISM

 

Arkansas: Muslim ex-cop threatens to blow up Law Enforcement Training Academy

 

TRANSGENDER MOVEMENT

 

Susan Stryker and “Transgender Studies”

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey sentences 40 to life for trying to kill Erdogan (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Santa Claus in Turkey? The original St. Nicholas may have been discovered

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

U.K. stocks snap 5-day win streak after mixed data

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

UN Head Offers Misleading Data on Hurricanes and Climate Change

 

Scientists say extreme storms will be "new normal," U.N. chief warns

 

VATICAN

 

Pope Francis’ teaching has ‘split’ the Church: Philosopher

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump lauds first responders in Las Vegas, says Americans defied hate with ‘love’ and ‘courage’

 

Trump to Seek $29 Billion in Disaster, Flood Funding

 

Top Democrat questions Kellyanne Conway's travel

 

Trump Expected to Declare Iran in Breach of Nuclear Deal

 

"America is truly a nation in mourning," Trump says

 

Trump Shuts Down Gun Control in Vegas: ‘Not Going to Talk About That Today’

 

Trump Brings Comfort to Puerto Rico

 

White House to Democrats: Quit Trashing Nominees Over Their Catholic Faith

 

Incredible moment a patriotic Las Vegas victim gets out of bed to shake President Trump's hand despite being shot in the leg during Mandalay Bay massacre

 

WORLD TRADE ORGANIZTION (WTO)

 

U.S. business groups say WTO unable to curb many Chinese trade practices 

 

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