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Friday, October 13, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

New Clinic Doing Abortions Through All 9 Months of Pregnancy is Illegally Unlicensed

 

Young woman runs and bikes thousands of miles across U.S. to spread pro-life truth

 

President Donald Trump Defends Defunding Intl Planned Parenthood: We Must “Protect the Unborn”

 

Pro-Abortion Republican Who Sabotaged Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood Will Remain in the Senate

 

Accused Rapist Harvey Weinstein: “Fight for Planned Parenthood and Protect Women’s Rights”

 

Woman Regrets Aborting Her Baby After Rape: “I Got Over the Rape, I Never Got Over the Abortion”

 

Student union president refuses to publish illegal abortion information

 

Sexist Feminists Outraged After Man Picked to Headline Pro-Abortion Women’s March

 

Media forced to admit Trump is right about horrific U.S. abortion laws

 

Woman Has an Abortion, Six Months Later She’s Still Pregnant  (India)

 

Court Denies Permission for 16-Year-Old to Abort Her 27-Week-Old Unborn Baby  (India)

 

Planned Parenthood sues Missouri for requiring women be informed about abortion risks

 

School Allows Abortion Biz to Implant Norplant Contraceptives in Teen Girls Without Their Parents Knowing (Nairobi, Kenya)

 

Pro-life leader blasts Trudeau for lies: Abortion is not a ‘human right’ (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

MP Wanting to Ban Pro-Lifers Outside Abortion Clinics Refuses to Meet With Women They’ve Helped (United Kingdom)

 

Trump pulls U.S. out of pro-abortion, pro-LGBT UN agency

 
ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME (AIDS)

 

California Shouldn’t Make It Easier For HIV-Positive People Like Me To Give Blood And Have Risky Sex

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

New U.S. Afghan strategy fails to recognize Taliban’s theocratic ideology, critics say

 

 

AFRICA

 

Nigerian Catholic bishop: Western politicians damage African Christianity by “pandering” to Islam

 

 

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU)

 

ACLU Silent on Gay Coffee Shop Owner Who Kicked Out Pro-Lifers

 

 

ANTARCTICA

 

Antartica just went through a major breakup...with one of its ice glaciers

 

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Anti-Semitic, racist flyers dropped in Florida neighborhoods

 

Swastika and ‘Kikes’ spray painted at UK synagogue

 
AUSTRALIA

 

ASX rallies to its best week since March

 

Aussie dollar edges up against greenback

 

Cruise ships offer Australians same-sex marriages at sea

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Hurricanes Provide an Unexpected Boon to Slumping Auto Industry

 

Canada union, GM spar as automaker cuts U.S. plant output

 
 AVIATION

 

Boeing passenger jets have falsely-certified Kobe Steel products: source

 

 

BORDER SECURITY

 

Robert Samuelson: Yes, Build The Wall!

 

CANADA

 

TSX makes moderate gains as Canadian dollar dips

 

All remaining Sears stores in Canada to close after court OK's liquidation

 

PM talks women and NAFTA in speech to Mexican Senate (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Watch: Parents of freed hostage angry at Canadian for 'unconscionable' decision to take family to Afghanistan

 

RCMP says free trial scams are fraudulent, but credit card companies make victims pay

 

Belize cops hold tongue in Toronto woman's murder

 

Canada rabbi apologizes for Holocaust memorial’s omission of Jews

 

 

CARIBBEAN

 

Unhinged San Juan mayor accuses Trump of “genocide”

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Angry Homosexual Coffee Shop Owner Doubles Down on His Discrimination of Christians

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Qualcomm files lawsuits in China to ban iPhones

 

China’s Cooperation in Stopping North Korea Could Avoid Military Option

 

COMMUNIST CUBA

 

First recording emerges of high-pitched noise linked to attacks on US Embassy workers in Cuba

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

4th  small quake detected since North Korea’s nuclear test

 

Greedy North Korean dictator builds opulent palace as his people starve, face nuclear war

 

N.Korean Traders Still Break UN Embargo

 

Mystery absences of key North Korean officials raise new nuke, missile fears

 

North Korea running hydroelectric power plant near Gaeseong

 

NATO warns NK military action would have 'devastating consequences'

 

 

CONGRESS

 

UK, France and Germany warn Congress against 'undermining' Iran deal

 

US Congress may hold key to Iran deal future

 

New Bipartisan Bump Stock Bill Would Actually Ban All Semi-Automatic Rifles

 

Uproar as Capitol Hill pharmacist dishes on Alzheimer's prescriptions for the powerful 

 

Congress Makes Big Progress On Pro-Growth Tax Reform

 

 

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU

 

Ohio GOP Seeks CFPB Correspondence With Hedge Fund on Student Loan Deal

 

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

These Corporations Own Most the Mainstream Media and the Hollywood Studios

 

Amazon boss put on leave of absence after sex harassment accusations surface

 

Americans Don't Mind High CEO Pay — Really

 

COURTS

 

Federal Judge Rules In Favor Of Atheists Against A County's Religious Flag, Now The County Is Fighting Back

 

Boyfriend of slain Maryland teacher reportedly indicted for murder

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Las Vegas security guard vanishes ahead of TV interviews

 

Hotel tries to clarify "misinformation" about Vegas timeline

 

Las Vegas police clarify timeline of deadly mass shooting

 

Vegas Gunman's Use of Bump Stock Reduced Casualties

 

Illegal alien accused of murdering teen girl was in DACA program

 

Man Reportedly Stuffed His 15-Day-Old Daughter in a Bag and Left Her in the Woods to Die

 

 

CULTURE WARS

 

With NFL Protests, Trump And Pence Prove The Right Can Win The Culture Wars

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Imran Awan Made "Massive" Data Transfers (Imran Awan was the preferred IT man for former DNC boss Debbie Wasserman Schultz and other prominent Democrats.)

 

Democrats Slam Tom Perez’s Performance as DNC Chair: ‘Lot of Room for Improvement’

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Missouri Lawmaker Who Called For Trump's Assassination Now Compares Him To Hitler

 

Hillary Clinton falsely claims Donald Trump is an 'admitted sex assaulter' as she compares him to Harvey Weinstein - but claims allegations against Bill are 'clearly in the past'

 

Author: Clintons not speaking after dispute over Hillary’s book

 

It's Official: Democrats Are The Extremists Today

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Mueller's investigative team interviews Priebus

 

Sessions Calls on Congress to End Abuse of Asylum Process  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

ECONOMY

 

Stocks, Bonds Rally as Inflation Debate Lingers: Markets Wrap

 

Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq close out the week with a fresh round of records

 

Data, tech stocks boost Wall Street

 

Asia shares firm to near ten-year high ahead of U.S. data, China Congress

 

Dollar Snaps Four-Week Rally as Stocks Consolidate: Markets Wrap

 

Gold clears key $1,300 line as consumer inflation reading misses mark

 

World Economy Leaders Say Best Is Yet to Come

 

Global Demand for Bitcoin Shifts Wildly in Response to Regulation

 

Gasoline boosts U.S. consumer prices, underlying inflation tame

 

Dollar back near breakeven, following cooler-than-expected inflation data

 

EDUCATION

 

This College Professor Is Under Siege for Challenging Transgender Orthodoxy

 

The End of the University?

 

Whittling Down Wisconsin's Colleges

 

Speakers Stress University Pocketbooks

 

Free Impact on N.Y. Community Colleges

 

EGYPT

 

Coptic Orthodox Bishop Killed outside Cairo, Egypt

 

ENERGY

 

Oil ends at 2-week high, with U.S. prices up 4% on week

 

Energy Prices

 

Oil trades with ‘caution and uncertainty’ as Trump announces new strategy on Iran

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Germany’s stock market logs another record as Bayer rises on deal news

 

Swedish researcher claims Viking burial clothes bear the name “Allah” in Arabic

 

France follows Russia, Germany in committing to Iran nuclear deal

 

Sweden: Multiple people shot at several locations, gunman opened fire in busy market

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

FBI in Puerto Rico probing if local officials are 'withholding' crucial FEMA supplies

 

Texas: Muslim parents lie to FBI about sons joining ISIS, get probation and $5,000 fine

 

All The Sudden, The FBI Just Found A Bunch Of New Documents About The Clinton-Lynch Tarmac Meeting

 

 

FEMINISM

 

Women's March Forced To Defend Itself To Angry Feminists

 

Feminists Tear Into Women’s March for Having Sanders Headline Convention

 

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)

 

Why FDA's approval of a gene therapy to treat form of blindness is such a big deal

 

FRANCE

 

Clumsy French spy sends text message to the radical Islamist he was keeping tabs on

 

Where in France is there a shortage of doctors?

 

GERMANY

 

Interior Minister upsets colleagues by suggesting Germany could celebrate Muslim holidays

 

Germany sends troops to Jordan despite failing to gain for them immunity from Sharia prosecution

 

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

 

Don’t Call Climate Skeptics ‘Deniers,’ Call Us ‘Correct’

 

GREECE

  

The Greek Government Wants To Force Its Society To Accept Transgenderism. Major Christian Leaders In Greece Declare To The Government: ‘You Are Breaking God’s Law And You Are Destroying Human Lives!’

 

GUANTANAMO

 

Freed hostage family refuses to return to America; husband fears past ties could land him in Gitmo

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Florida confirms 1st  local Zika infection for 2017

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Hollywood Will Implode, Spielberg Said in 2013

 

French Actress: Weinstein Propositioned Me With His Wife In Next Room. Here's What Happened.

 

Hollywood’s Dark Secret the Media Won’t Talk About

 

Weinstein Company Imploding As Talent Agencies, Financiers Prepare to Abandon Ship

 

Weinstein Co said to explore sale or shutdown, but company denies report

 

Oliver Stone Accused of Groping Former Playboy Model

 

Weinstein's ex-personal assistant on "mind-blowing" revelations

 

Clinton Aides Gang Up on Boyfriend of Harvey Weinstein Accuser

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

China threatened US Congress: report

 

Rep. Keith Ellison: Eminem ‘Could Be The Colin Kaepernick Of The Rap World’ After Anti-Trump Rap

 

US House committee passes bill on Taiwan visits

 

Samantha Power Meets With House Panel Investigating Russia

 

Congress Seeks Deadline on Iran Accepting Tougher Nuclear Deal Standards

 

Watch: Maxine Waters talks over Ben Carson, tries to get him to bash Trump (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)/Secretary of Housing and Urban Development  Dr Ben Carson)

 

Dem Chief of Staff Faces Five Years In Prison for Falsifying Security Form

 

GOP Struggles to Win Over Dissidents on State, Local Tax Break

 

U.S. House Approves Disaster Funds as Trump Criticizes Puerto Rico 

 

HURRICANES

 

Hurricane Ophelia strengthens to Category 2 storm 

 

INDIA

 

India's economy falters under Modi  (Prime Minister Narendra Modi)

 

Child brides in India: Sex with minors now considered rape but enacting verdict isn't easy

 

India, one of the world’s fastest growing economies, is hungrier than even North Korea

 

India’s former central bank chief holds lessons for successor

 

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICES (IRS)

 

IRS temporarily suspends contract with Equifax

 

IRAN

 

Rouhani: Trump’s decision to decertify nuclear deal leaves US ‘isolated’ (Iranian President Hassan Rouhani)

 

Here Are 4 Ways Iran Is Destabilizing the Middle East

 

Iran nuke head: Labeling IRGC a terror group ‘tantamount to declaration of war’

 

IRAQ

 

Iraq launches Kirkuk operation as Kurdish fighters mobilize

 

At least 6,000 Kurdish fighters sent to Kirkuk against Iraqi buildup

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Friday, October 13, 2017)

 

With Palestinian reconciliation, West faces Hamas dilemma

 

Israel: Acceptance of Palestinian unity deal contingent on disarming Hamas

 

Hamas: Unity deal is so we can all ‘work together against Zionist enterprise’

 

Netanyahu: Trump repaired damage of Iran nuclear deal  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Israel ‘to prepare’ for UNESCO withdrawal alongside US, says Netanyahu

 

Arab MK: Jews have no right to self-determination

 

Jordan condemns ‘provocative’ Jewish visits to Temple Mount

 

US, Israel withdraw from UNESCO over 'anti-Israel bias'

 

A hopeless reconciliation agreement  (Israel cannot accept the agreement between Fatah and Hamas)

 

MK thanks Zoabi for denying Jews right to self-determination

 

Joy mixed with caution in Gaza after Palestinian unity deal

 

Israel releases Palestinian lawmaker after 7 months in prison

 

Watch: Netanyahu congratulates Trump on 'courageous' Iran decision

 

Refusing to submit to UNESCO

 

PLO chief negotiator Saeb Erekat in recovery after successful lung transplant

 

Israel Hails US Withdrawal from UNESCO as ‘New Day at UN’

 

Police detain Jerusalem teen, 13, for spooking residents with scary mask

 

JAPAN

 

Defending Japan’s southern islands from Chinese osmosis

 

LIBERALISM

 

Liberals Spread Unverified Claim That Trump Hotel Handed Out Petition Attacking CNN

 

MALAYSIA

 

Malaysia: Muslim cleric active in deradicalization program promotes hatred of non-Muslims

 

MEDIA 

 

Newsweek Uses Accused Pedophile Dennis Hastert to Attack Trump

 

Sean Hannity Calls Sen. Ben Sasse A ‘Loser’ Who’s ‘Accomplished Nothing’ After Sasse Rebukes Trump On Twitter

 

Video: CNN Fantasizes About Removing Trump From Office

 

Coming to a News Outlet Near You, ‘President Trump, Serial Harasser’

 

New York Times clamps down on reporters’ biased tweets

 

NPR Says Russian Software Company Behind Hacks Is No Longer a Corporate Underwriter

 

MEXICO

 

UAW Chief Calls for Higher Mexican Wages to Fix NAFTA

 

 

MICROSOFT

 

Microsoft used personal data of Windows 10 users without consent – watchdog

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Qatar’s Iran leap will lose it long-term leverage

 

Saudi Arabia welcomes ‘firm’ US strategy on Iran

 

MILITARY

 

Pentagon makes major changes to immigrant recruitment program

 

Lockheed Martin's first GPS III Satellite receives green light from Air Force

 

Air Force airmen accused of vandalizing historic SC church with satanic graffiti

 

The hell of the Pacific War - in color: Remastered photos reveal the brutal conditions faced by US troops against the Japanese in WWII

 

CENTCOM Chief Says ‘Possible’ Military Can Force Taliban to Peace Talks

 

US Sends Second Submarine to South Korea as North Renews Threats Against Guam

 

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

 

Feds Spend $246,785 on ‘Facebook Intervention’ for Young Gay Smokers

 

NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE

 

Yellowstone supervolcano could blow faster than thought, destroy all of mankind

 

NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISERS 

 

Trump’s National Security Team Argues for Keeping Foreign Surveillance Tool

 

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

NATO chief concerned about Iran missile program

 

PAKISTAN

Hostage release not a cure for long-damaged US-Pakistan ties

 

Editorial In Pakistani Urdu Daily Criticizes Trump's Stance On North Korea: 'A Specific Zionist Mentality Has Occupied America, Which Is Using It Against Muslims'

 

Pakistani Government Publishes Anti-Christian Job Advertisement In Newspaper, Says It Is Looking For “Non-Muslims Only” To Be Garbage Workers

 

Pakistan Secures Release of American Family Held Hostage for 5 Years

 

PHILIPPINES

 

Australia-Philippines pack an antiterror punch

 

POLITICS

 

Media Matters Continues War Against the Right

 

 

PRISONS

 

14 injured after attempted prison break in NC

 

 

RUSSIA

 

Russia Is Expanding Its Great-Power Project in the Middle East

 

Profit of Russian Banking Sector Tanks Following Summer Bailouts

 

Influential Russian Blogger El-Murid: Russia's War In Syria Is 'One Of Putin's Most Dangerous Gambles'

 

Russia’s Aerospace Forces kill over 30 terrorist ringleaders in Syria since early October

 

Kremlin Foreign Policy Advisor Karaganov: The Future World Order

 

Russia tries to convince South, North Korea to start talks — upper house speaker

 

Russia believes USA pulled out from UNESCO to affect election of its chairperson

 

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

NRA spokeswoman: Dems want to ban 'every single part of a rifle'

 

NRA Opposes New Bump Fire Stock Ban Bill

 

Larry Elder: Yes, Gun Control Advocates Do Want To Take Our Guns — Just Listen To Them

 

 

SENATE

 

 Roy Moore delivers red meat for the base in Washington speech

 

GOP clashes over Iran deal makeover 

 

Trump's plan for Iran deal already imperiled as Democrats balk

 

McCain: Iran has 'literally been getting away with murder'

 

Ted Cruz warns of a "Watergate-style blowout" in 2018   (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)

 

California State Senator to Enter U.S. Senate Race Against Feinstein  (US Senator of California Dianne Feinstein (D)

 

Sanders, a Man, to Headline First Night of Women’s Convention (US Senator of Vermont Bernard Sanders (I-Socialist)

 

SOCIAL SECURITY

 

Social Security benefits to rise by 2 percent in 2018

 

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Defense Minister Vows Speedy Transfer of Troop Control

 

Professor sacked after 'blasphemous' comments on Korean sex slaves

 

Court extends detention of ex-President Park

 

 

SPORTS

 

School Coach Branded Racist for Calling Thugs 'Thugs'

 

‘Thursday Night Football’ Ratings Down Over Last Week

 

Sheriff’s office boycotts Ford over NFL anthem stance

 

Disturbing Video Shows Panthers Fan Brutally Beating Man In The Stands

 

NCAA: No Academic Violations at UNC

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NFL Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

Californians say they didn't receive emergency wildfire alerts

 

Obama, Holder Group Push $250,000 More Into Virginia Gov Race

 

At least 29 dead in horrific California wildfires, hundreds missing

 

NJ Dem Gov. candidate challenges Trump: End DACA and we might become a sanctuary state

 

California Recall Over Gas-Tax Hike Faces Crucial Test

 

Cuomo to Keep Over $60,000 in Campaign Donations From Harvey Weinstein  (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)

 

SYRIA

 

US-backed anti-ISIS Syrian forces withdraw to Jordan. Hizballah moves in

 

TAIWAN

 

Taiwan Developing Jet, Submarines as Homegrown Defense Industry Expands

 

China Builds a Database of Taiwanese Citizens to Help It Recruit Spies

 

Taiwan seeks to build soft power with retooled southbound policy

 

Demand for Taiwan textiles to grow

 

What the World Can Learn from Taiwan's China Experience

 

Education Ministry should consider English as second official language: Taiwan Premier

 

Moriarty urges defense spending (American Institute in Taiwan Chairman James Moriarty)

 

Taiwan's schools to offer courses in Southeast Asian languages

 

 

TRADE

 

U.S. tables NAFTA's 'poison pill' with auto sector demand

 

 

TURKEY

 

No problem in buying Russian S-400s, Erdogan says, hints at S-500 talks  (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Turkish convoy heads into Syria, sets up lookout post

 

Turkey refuses to accept all ships arriving from Russia's Crimea

 

Syria war: Turkish forces set up positions in Idlib

 

The man at the crux of the U.S.-Turkey dispute is about to go on trial

 

UNIONS

 

Change of Course Expected at NLRB

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

U.K. stocks pull back from record, as pound sails to 2-week high

 

UK: Muslim migrant rapist blames his rape on “cultural differences” and “not understanding British law”

 

Uber files appeal to continue operating in London  

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Qatar loses UNESCO bid

 

Time to strengthen UNESCO — not quit it, new chief says

 

Cutting Off UNESCO: Nice Start, Now How About The Rest Of The Israel-Hating U.N.? 

 

VATICAN

 

Pope Francis vs. His Predecessors

 

WHITE HOUSE

  

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump decertifies Iran nuclear deal, slaps sanctions on IRGC in broadside at ‘radical regime’

 

Trump: If Congress, Allies Can't Fix Iran Nuclear Deal, 'the Agreement Will be Terminated'

 

Trump: Islamic Republic of Iran has “spread death, destruction and chaos all around the globe”

 

Trump terminates Iran appeasement, targets Rev Guards

 

President Trump Signs Executive Order That Will Allow Sale of Health Insurance Across State Lines

 

Trump vs. The NFL Is the GOP Primaries All Over Again

 

Trump Was Right to End Unconstitutional Obamacare Subsidies

 

Using the 25th  Amendment to depose Trump would require a Cabinet mutiny

 

Trump's health care end run reflects frustrations

 

Background check chief has 'never seen' mistakes and omissions at level of Jared Kushner forms

 

I was not brought in to control the President, Kelly says

 

I'm not quitting today, Kelly says

 

Trump Expected to Disavow Iran Nuclear Deal But Not Abandon It

 

Trump Has an Iran Strategy — But It Will Be Very Tough to Pull Off

 

Trump’s frustration with Congress reaches a breaking point

 

Donald Trump Needs a Good Cop on Iran

 

Trump: My presidency is 'substantially ahead of schedule'

 

This Is Trump's Moment of Truth on the Iran Deal

 

After threatening to pull aid, Trump says he 'will always be with' Puerto Rico

 

Decertifying the Deal: What's the next Step in Negotiating with Iran?

 

Trump continues attack on 'fake news' NBC                            

 

The Real Danger of Refusing to Certify the Iran Deal

 

Trump slams Dems for 'fighting so hard for sanctuary crime'

 

Conway accuses Hillary Clinton of 'hypocrisy' in Weinstein denunciation

 

 

 

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