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Monday, October 9, 2017





In Today’s Issue: 




Twitter Censors Pro-Life Congresswoman’s Ad Exposing Planned Parenthood Selling Aborted Baby Parts


Abortion clearly a 'difficult issue' for Alabama Democrats as Doug Jones pushes pro-choice stance


Actress Kathleen Turner: Pro-Lifers “Attack Women’s Rights Without Any Regard to Science”


Trump Is Filling Court Seats With Anti-LGBTQ, Anti-Abortion Judges


Catholic Archbishop Condemns Abortion: “It’s Tantamount to Genocide of Life in the Womb”


Episcopal Church Priest: Women Need Abortions and a Right to Abortion is “Necessary”


40 Days for Life Pro-Life Prayer Campaign Saves 112 Babies From Abortion, So Far


Supreme Court refuses to hear case of surrogate mom who refused abortion


Planned Parenthood Spends Almost 10X More Money Buying Political Influence Than the NRA


Satanist Takes Lawsuit to State Supreme Court Saying Pro-life Laws Violate Her Religious Views


One of the Most Compelling Bible Verses That Ought to Prompt Christians to Oppose Abortion


Planned Parenthood Puts Making Money From Abortions Ahead of Women’s Lives. Here’s How


Patricia’s Boyfriend Was Pressuring Her to Have a Abortion, She Chose Life After Her Friends Suggested This


Washington Post Fact Check Confirms: U.S. One of Just 7 Nations Allowing Late-Term Abortions


Women in This Former Soviet State Have 2-3 Abortions a Year, Including Sex-Selection Abortions


Mom Who Refused to Abort Her Baby With Down Syndrome Dropped From TV Debate on Abortion  (London, England)


Court Allows Woman to Abort Her 31-Week-Old Unborn Baby Who Has Kidney Problems  (New Delhi, India)




Red Cross 'drastically reduces' presence in Afghanistan


Trump's Military Dropped 751 Bombs on Afghanistan in September, Highest Number in Seven Years


US must depart Afghanistan





Trial for 1,670 suspected of Boko Haram links to start in Nigeria


In Morocco, ex-defense chief called ‘war criminal’ by Islamist MP




Rohingya crisis: Two die as boat capsizes off Bangladesh


22 Rohingya Muslims posing as refugees arrested in Bangladesh for alleged role in massacre of Hindus





Assisted Suicide is No Peaceful Death. Some Patients Regurgitate, Have Seizures, or Wake Up Days Later


‘Every single day is a gift:’ Marine thankful he wasn’t offered euthanasia (A veteran who had brain tumor is now cancer free and tells others to reject assisted suicide.)



Markets Live: Banks power ASX gains


Australian dollar in trouble


Ten excerpts from Abbott's climate change speech  (Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott )





Canada Euthanizes 2,149 Patients During the First Year of Legalized Assisted Suicide


'It's the perfect place for us': Millennials flock to rural Newfoundland


Canada should OK 'three-parent babies': Commentary argues for lifting of ban on controversial technique


Manslaughter charges against alleged fentanyl dealers mount across Canada


After Refusing to Join a US Missile Defense Program, Canada Might Be Changing Its Mind


Medically unfit for deployment? We'll try to employ you elsewhere, says Canada's top general


Canada: Mosque links to website calling for Islamic jihad against Jews, “people of treachery”





US Virgin Islands American citizens battered by Maria – and forgotten




New CDC Report Shows Growth in STDs Among Americans




Why Columbus Still Deserves His Day


It’s Columbus Day Today, and His Statue Is Covered in Los Angeles


On Columbus Day, remember: We owe the discovery of America to Islam and Muslims


The Intellectual Roots of the War against Columbus

Don’t mess with Christopher Columbus




'Saturday Night Live' slams 'delicate snowflakes' as it tackles gun control




Dissident Reveals Secret Chinese Intelligence Plans Targeting U.S.


China congress: Military facelift a sign of bigger changes


Xi Jinping Slept Here. Pilgrims Flock to Chinese Village. (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)


'He wants to rule forever' China heralds Xi Jinping leader with ecstatic exhibition




North Korea could use Oct. 10 holiday as excuse to provoke US, experts say


‘Kim Jong-un takes situation seriously’  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


Kim Jong Un promotes sister to North Korea's ruling politburo, reports say


North Korea Admits Sanctions Are Having an Impact





California Sheriffs Call on Congress to Stop Their ‘Sanctuary’ State


Schumer, Pelosi blast Trump's new immigration principles (Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York)/ House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)


Commission Seeks to Shine Spotlight on Deteriorating Human Rights in China


'Bump stocks' just one chip in Congress' partisan gamble on gun control


A narrow gun bill that could pass is better than an expansive one that won't




Court Documents: Vegas Shooter Slept During Day, Gambled All Night


Las Vegas killer shot guard 6 minutes before firing into concert crowd


Vegas gunman's note contained figures for wind, trajectory and distance: Officials


Casino magnate says Vegas gunman seemed like ‘a rational man’


Vegas cops describe 12 minutes of hell in gunman's sniper lair


Hair-raising questions about Vegas mystery killer


A ‘long bad dream’: A family waits and worries after the Las Vegas massacre


Vegas gunman liked ‘violent’ rape fantasies, prostitute says


Florida man arrested in sexual assault of 2-year-old in Chick-fil-A bathroom


Virginia teacher, 31, admits to sex romp with teen boy student, 15


Pennsylvania mayor attacked by her son at campaign office, police say


Video of deadly Utah police shooting sparks outcry


Why horrors like Vegas massacre are occurring more often


University of Pittsburgh student found dead in homicide at off-campus home





Hillary Clinton thinks the news media was unfair to her. She’s right.


Man jailed for mishandling secrets unleashes on Hillary


Hillary Clinton ‘gets an award for hypocrisy’ after gun control comments, NRA leader says




Homeland Security Uncovers Massive Immigration Failures


DHS is not extending Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico




Stocks close lower in thinly traded session; GE has biggest drop since June 2016


U.S. Stocks Slip, Dollar Mixed as Gold Advances: Markets Wrap


Wall Street recedes from highs as quarterly reports loom


Gold prices extend gains on renewed U.S.-North Korea anxiety


Shares inch ahead in Asia, Turkish lira takes a dive


Lira Tumbles on Political Risk; China to Gain: Markets Wrap


Turkish lira falls against dollar on diplomatic row, while pound stabilizes




The Zionists are Coming! Panic at San Francisco State U.


Law School Revokes Event Sponsorship Because Hearing ‘Conservative Viewpoint’ Might Be ‘Painful’


Bystander rape-prevention programs face questions




LGBT people targeted in wave of arrests and violence




Oil ends higher as OPEC hints at extended output curbs


Energy Prices





Ohio mayor asks Trump for help combating Lake Erie algae





EPA Chief Calls for Ending Wind Tax Credits to Help Coal Survive





Spanish stocks stage a comeback, help drive Europe higher


Sweden: 2,875 “serious incidents” as Muslim migrants threaten to rape and assault employees, burn offices of migration board


Poland: Thousands pray on border against Islamization


Brexit: Denmark dismisses EU’s wrangling over divorce bill as 'a game'




Baffled Police, FBI Seek Public's Help in Finding Motive Behind Las Vegas Massacre




 FEMA boss Brock Long says agency has 'filtered out' San Juan mayor





France to introduce new tax on supercars and luxury yachts


UK border guard held in France over drugs and gun smuggling


Asylum: up to 400 refugee children stuck in country, lawyers say


France's public sector strike: How it will affect you


Actor Jean Rochefort, a French national treasure dies aged 87




Merkel 'agrees migrant deal' in talks   (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)


Will Merkel’s concession on a refugee cap help her form a new government?


64% increase in violent jihadis in Germany in one year, now over 1,800


Robber uses 11-year-old son as lookout in Cologne bank heist




Pence to stump for Gillespie in Virginia





Health Insurers in Florida Request Premium Rate Hikes as High as 71%


The birth control mandate has been stalled. Now let's kill it





Health officials watching mosquitoes in Texas after Harvey





New litmus test for historical figures finds them wanting


Dueling Union and Confederate monuments reflect an ongoing war




Did Tina Fey know? Joke from a 2012 episode of 30 Rock alluded to Harvey Weinstein taking advantage of actresses


Harvey Weinstein Fired After Sexual Harassment Allegations


'This is the girl that was hurt by a monster': Rose McGowan posts picture of herself in her 20s and slams Hollywood for 'shaming her with silence' over her claims that Harvey Weinstein raped her


Bob Weinstein told Lisa Bloom that his brother Harvey 'should get professional help for a problem that really exists', according to a leaked email


Fall of the movie mogul they once called 'God': Harvey Weinstein is FIRED from company HE founded over mounting sexual harassment claims yet STILL Hollywood refuses to call him


Exclusive: It's a New York thing! SNL creator Lorne Michaels reveals the show gave Harvey Weinstein a pass because the shamed movie mogul is from his city (but so is Trump...)


He's not taking a bow! James Woods says property listing announcing his retirement from acting was a MISTAKE





Pro-LGBT ‘conservatives’ are not conservative. They are the worst sort of opportunists





Congressman injured in shooting says gun control would be 'dangerous'    (House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R- Louisiana)





A Hurricane Hits, and the Gulf Coast Counts Its Blessings




Why does Indian PM Narendra Modi follow trolls on Twitter?  (Prime Minister Narendra Modi)


Indian Army troops on UN mission thwart rebels in Congo post




Majority of Households Paying Obamacare Penalty Are Low and Middle-Income




Iran Threatens ‘Crushing’ Response if US Designates Guards a Terrorist Group


Facing the Iranian Challenge in the Middle East


Iran complying with nuclear deal, says IAEA chief 


How Iran cheats on nuclear deal, with no flat accusation from Trump or IAEA


Islamic Republic of Iran threatens missile strikes on US bases


Iran: US bases at risk if sanctions pass


False Assumptions About the Iran Nuclear Deal



Rumor of Iraq village’s death left U.S. veterans searching for answers

Baghdad threatens Kurds with more sanctions following referendum




AP: Praying the Rosary is “Islamophobic”


The CATO Institute’s Libertarian for Sharia




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Monday, October 9, 2017)


The American Jewish Historical Society Hosts Destroy Israel Event


Israel asks US to plumb real motive behind Sisi-sponsored Palestinian talks   (Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi)


Another PMW success as Belgium freezes funding of PA schools


A rocket from Gaza explodes in Eshkol region


Peace Now Warns: 172,000 Settlers Live Outside the ‘Blocks’


Two Palestinians suspects detained in Reuven Shmerling murder


Israel Issues Permits for Close to 4,000 Housing Starts in Settlement Blocs, Isolated Settlements, Hebron


In UK report, Israel praised as ‘underrated’ travel destination


Police detain 5 knife-wielding Ashkelon teens searching for ‘scary clowns’


Hamas demands full rights for its public employees hired since national split


Israelis Have Guns, but Gun Culture is Controlled


Israeli police detain dozens in ‘horror clown’ craze


Hundreds of right-wing Israelis continue visits to Al-Aqsa Mosque for Jewish holiday


Blaming social media, Netanyahu says politicians are ‘overly connected’


UK’s May tells Netanyahu her country is sticking with Iran deal   (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Thousands of visitors throng Gush Etzion


The right to protest: Determination is the name of the game


Fatah, Hamas delegations set off to Cairo for reconciliation talks


Saudi royal, former Mossad chief to talk two states in a NY synagogue


Israeli forces open fire at 2 Palestinian women at Qalandiya, no injuries


Israel bemoans emerging Arab victory in UNESCO leadership vote


150 rescued near Dead Sea as first rain hits Israel


'Count down days to death' in Israel


Trump: Will Not Move US Embassy to Jerusalem for Now




Shiite Lebanese Activists Gather in Beirut to Voice Opposition to Hezbollah




AIPAC partners to redefine debate on Iran agreement




DCCC Releases New Spanish-Language Ad on Medicare




Lives lost in Mexico quake could have been saved, engineers say




More Than 1,000 ISIS Fighters Surrender




Gen. Mattis Says U.S. Military Should ‘Be Ready’ Amid North Korea Tensions  (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)


US Military Delivers Goods Directly in Puerto Rico as Local Government Falls Short


U.S. military to become 'giant armed nervous system'


War Analysis: US vs China


U.S. deaths in Niger highlight Africa military mission creep


Bergdahl's guilty pleas won't end the scandalous tale




US security watchmen failing to watch themselves




US's desire to inject India in Afghanistan would be detrimental: Pakistan PM


Pakistan's Former UN Envoy Munir Akram: Pakistan Should Act Like North Korea; Without Its Nuclear And Missile Capabilities, 'Pakistan Would Have Been Attacked Like Iraq Or Sanctioned Like Iran'





Russian lawyer in Trump Jr. meeting did not mention Clinton dirt, new email shows


The Vladimir Putin birthday burger that never existed   (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


Reactions To Saudi King's Visit To Moscow – RIA: Putin Is The 'New Lord Of The Middle East'


Russians in Silicon Valley Can’t Shake Hacking’s Shadow


Russian Media Outlet 'Saudi Arabia's King Flew To Moscow To Surrender To The Mercy Of The Winner'


Russia warns it may restrain US journalism within its borders


U.S., Russia fight over ‘brain’ of bitcoin crime suspect Vinnik


Google uncovered Russia-backed ads on YouTube, Gmail : source 




Mouth Control, Not More Gun Control, Is What We Need         




Mitch McConnell responds to question about Corker tweet that WH is "adult day care center"  (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)


Cotton: Tillerson, Mattis Should Quit If Can't Stand With Trump  (US Senator of Arkansas Tom Cotton (R)


Corker Fires Back After Trump Tweets He 'Didn't Have the Guts to Run'  (US Senator of Tennessee Bob Corker (R)


Trump Risks Inciting ‘World War III,’ G.O.P. Senator Says  (US Senator of Tennessee Bob Corker (R)


Feinstein, poised for another Senate run, says she's 'ready for a good fight'  (US Senator of California Dianne Feinstein (D)


Feinstein’s Reelection Bid Faces Opposition From the Left


Bannon Plans to Back Challengers to Most GOP Senators


No law could have stopped Las Vegas shooter, Sen. Feinstein says 




Investigations of Russian meddling prompt new scrutiny of Facebook’s advertising business




Seoul Aims for Blackout Bomb Targeting N.Korea's Power Grid


Life in a South Korea border town


Retailers shifting to ASEAN from China




Spain To Kurdistan: Some Independence Movements Are More Equal Than Others


Hundreds of thousands rally against Catalonia secession plans


Catalonia independence movement is the latest EU shock wave




ESPN suspends anti-Trump anchor for attacking president, Dallas Cowboys


NFL Players Association affirms support of peaceful protests after Pence walkout (Vice-President Mike Pence)


Kaepernick’s girlfriend: He won’t be standing for anthem


Indianapolis sports columnist: Pence used Colts to stage political stunt


Baseball star unloads on millennials


49ers safety on Pence's Colts walkout: 'This is what systemic oppression looks like'


Minnesota airport protests Super Bowl flights over NFL players kneeling during national anthem


Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones: We Can't Tolerate 'Disrespecting the Flag'


Colin Kaepernick says he's ready to play in NFL


Majority of veterans think NFL players have right to protest, but 40 percent won't watch because of those protests


MLB Scoreboard


NHL Scoreboard


NFL Scoreboard




Cuomo: NYC's Columbus Statue Will Stay 'As Long as I Am Governor' (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)


Wildfires tear through California wine country; 3 dead, 20,000 evacuated





As U.S.-backed forces close in ISIS capital Raqqa, stench of death is everywhere


Hizballah is fighting ISIS in Mayadin with ultra-powerful TOS-1A rocket launchers


Trapped in Syria’s Raqqa, civilians become human shields for Islamic State


U.S.-backed Syrian forces say victory in ISIS capital Raqqa is days away




Taiwan warned choice of pro-independence premier will see relations with mainland China worsen over next three years


Taiwan Soon to Have a 3rd  Major Airline Entering the Competitive Asian Skies





“Next 9/11” Terrorist Plot Foiled


Vegas shooting proves we have much to learn about domestic terrorism




U.S. Signals Turkey Crisis Could Drag on Over Detained Employee


Erdogan blames “the Jew” for Kurdistan “treasonous” referendum; threatens war (Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)


Turkish lira isn’t done underperforming, analyst says


U.S., Turkey Suspend Visitor Visas as Arrest Tiff Escalates





Union Could Picket Clinton Event at Northeastern University





U.K. stocks fall from 2-month high as pound regains strength


Defending UK 'digital homeland' from cyber attack as important as spying and counter terrorism, says new GCHQ director


UK government report finds that Pakistani women are “shockingly badly integrated” into UK life


May 'resilient' amid Tory infighting  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)


UK: Muslim rape gangs still abusing girls across the country, authorities anxious to show it’s not an Islamic problem


Prince Harry to help tackle mental health in the Armed Forces


Scotland won’t follow Catalan civil unrest, says Nicola Sturgeon  (Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon)


UK: New national police hub to crack down on “hate crime online”


Tory turmoil Brexiters turn fire on Treasury


Dubai :Briton appears in court for touching man's hip in bar


Housing UK rents fall amid property glut in south-east England


Boeing helped finance bailout of Monarch Airlines in 2016: FT


NHS GPs losing sleep over patient safety fears, says head of profession


Child-on-child sex offences increasing


Universities urged to block essay-mill sites in plagiarism crackdown


Prince Charles praises jihadi pirates for scaring off fishermen: “fantastic explosion for bigger and better fish”


Grenfell Tower Survivor reunited with cat she lost on night of blaze


Essay cheat companies face university ban


TUC raises alarm over retirement poverty facing hospitality staff


UK: Rich, Porsche-driving Muslim barrister gives it all up to join the Islamic State in Syria


Illegal tongue splitting procedures exposed


Female converts to Islam recruiting other convert women for jihad attacks UK


Gene test 'narrows down breast cancer risk'


Retailers 'need EU workers after Brexit'


London Jewish school principal ordained as priest




Ad that shows a black woman turning herself white sparks consumer backlash





US Chamber of Commerce Sounds Alarm About a NAFTA Pullout




Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


White House spokesman: ‘freedom to practice one’s faith is a fundamental right in this country’


Melania Responds After Ivana Trump Refers to Herself as ‘First Lady’


Seinfeld: Trump’s happy face is ‘the scariest face of all time’


Exclusive: Trump unveils new strict 70-point immigration enforcement plan


White House Lays Out Immigration Demands, Including Wall Funding


Trump ‘proud’ of Pence for walking out of NFL game over 49ers’ anthem protests


White House releases immigration demands that could threaten deal on ‘dreamers’


Trump wants aggressive border security in exchange for DACA deal


Trump says he asked Pence to leave NFL game if players protested during anthem


VP Pence Leaves NFL Game After Players Protest During Anthem


Trump reaches out to Democrats in bid for 'great' health law


Trump touts response to Puerto Rico: 'Nobody could have done what I've done ... with so little appreciation'



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