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Monday, October 16, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Abortionist LeRoy Carhart Opens Clinic Tomorrow Doing Abortions Through All 9 Months of Pregnancy

 

Backlash Prompts Twitter to Reverse Ban of Pro-life Campaign Ad

 

Court Allows Teen to Kill Her 23-Week-Old Unborn Baby in an Abortion

 

A step toward ending injustice in abortion

 

California Gov Jerry Brown Vetoes Bill to Force Christian Schools to Hire Abortion Activists

 

Medical rights, religious freedom clash when illegal immigrant youths seek abortions

 

Abortion Activists Dress in Creepy “Handmaid’s Tale” Costumes to Protest Trump Protecting Pro-Life Christians

 

Americans Increasingly Understand That Pro-Abortion Arguments Are Based In Ignorance

 

Abortion and Dreamers could unite pro-life, social-justice evangelicals

 

Glory and Honor to God as 40 Days for Life Campaign Saves 188 Babies From Abortion So Far

 

Arkansas Court Agrees To Continue Letting Planned Parenthood Perform Abortions

 

Pope Francis: “We are Called to Safeguard and Defend Human Life, Especially in the Mother’s Womb”

 

Newspeak! U.N. now calls abortion part of basic 'right to life'

 

Activists Want to Legalize Abortions in El Salvador, But Pro-Lifers are Fighting to Save Unborn Babies

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Freed hostage reveals why couple had kids in captivity

 

Family freed from terrorist captivity begins journey of recovery

 

 

AFRICA

  

White Afrikaners slaughtered, destitute; media silent

 

Truck Bombs Wreak Horrific Carnage in Somalia

 

Nigerian Christian: “Why do they think Islam is a religion of peace? These people have been killing us for decades.”

 

Nigeria: Muslims kidnap Italian Catholic priest

 

Truck Bombings in Somalia Kill Nearly 300, Official Says

 

276 killed in deadliest single attack in Somalia's history

 

Somalia Mogadishu atrocity may provoke deeper US involvement

 

Liberia election headed for run-off

 

AMERICA

 

Sebastian Gorka identifies top 3 threats to America

 

ASIA

 

Cambodia heads towards one-party state – and a democratic crisis

 
AUSTRALIA

 

ASX rises 0.6pc to five-month high

 

The Australian dollar is powering higher as US inflation data whiffs

 

Brisbane Muslim inmates allege humiliation and abuse by prison staff

 

Turnbull's power play turns off renewables for 'reliable' energy (Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull)

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Tesla Motors Hundreds of workers fired after performance reviews

 

CANADA

 

TSX dips, Canadian dollar down while Wall Street hits record highs

 

U.S. demands end to Canadian supply management: Sources

 

Loblaws to cut 500 jobs

 

“Utterly irrelevant”: Canada expunges refugee questionnaire that asked about prayer habits, views on hijab

 

12,000 Ontario college faculty on strike, 500,000 students displaced from class

 

Ottawa to cut small business tax rate to 9% by 2019

 

Canadian businesses still bullish despite U.S. worries, rising rates: BoC

 

GM workers at CAMI plant accept deal

 

Long bets in the Canadian dollar hit 5-year high

 

Alleged victims sue B.C. man 'wrongfully convicted' of multiple sex assaults

 

Toronto highrise tenants will soon know if they’re ‘living in a fire trap’

 

'There was a screw-up': UBC researchers pull paper linking vaccine component to autism

 

Sears Canada executive chairman quits

 

Trudeau’s Marijuana Bill Allows Children to Possess Ten Joints (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Bombardier exploring options for aerospace businesses: Bloomberg 

 

CARIBBEAN

 

 Solar Industry Wants to Build Puerto Rico's Grid of the Future

 

Death toll in Puerto Rico jumps to 48

 

CENTRAL AMERICA

 

Journalist who exposed her nation’s Panama Papers links killed in car bomb

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Are Free Minds and Free Markets Compatible With Christianity?

 

Nestlé removes Christian cross from Greek yogurt packaging

 

COMEDY

 

Late night host James Corden apologizes for jokes about Weinstein after backlash

 

Jimmy Kimmel on losing Republican viewers of his late-night comedy show: 'Not good riddance, but riddance'

 

 

COMMUNISM

 

Communism leaves 'trail of corpses' wherever it goes

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Chinese runaway space station will crash to Earth within months, expert warns

 

China places bet on yuan-denominated crude oil futures

 

China's Impact on Global Markets is About to Get Much Bigger

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Pyongyang to continue to build up its nuclear potential — senior lawmaker

 

The Case for Containing North Korea

 

North Korea Is so Desperate for Cash, It’s Allowing 12-Year-Olds to Gamble

 

The True Danger of the North Korea Crisis: It Could Cost America Its Allies

 

U.S. Works on Mapping N.Korea's Underground Facilities

 

Once Mocked, North Korean Cyberpower Is a Global Threat

 

North Korea's real-life 'doomsday scenario' for U.S.

 

How we got to a nuclear North Korea

 

North Korea threatens Guam with 'salvo of missiles'

 

 

CONGRESS

 

Study: Congress should end IRS oversight of sermons

 

Federal Judge Reaffirms Tradition of Congressional Prayer

 

Trump Decertifies Iran Deal, Rightly Throwing It to Congress

 

As goes Pennsylvania's congressional delegation, so goes Congress

 

Democrats downplay shutdown over Obamacare, but deal with Trump looks unlikely

 

Trump’s decertification plan for nuclear deal gives Congress 60 days to get tough on Iran

 

Showdown over Affordable Care Act raises specter of government shutdown

 

COURTS

 

New Jersey man convicted in New York City bombings that injured 30

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

NRA’s Dana Loesch driven from home by death, rape threats

 

Man arrested for doughnut glaze "meth" gets settlement

 

Islamic State supporter says Las Vegas attack shows ISIS’ success at indoctrinating unlikely individual

 

The Las Vegas massacre narrative has more holes than a Mandalay Bay hotel hallway

 

Body found likely that of Arizona educator who bailed out boyfriend, police say

 

Unlicensed surgeon who calls herself 'Dr Kitty', 19, is arrested for performing a procedure on a woman in the basement of her home and leaving her needing cosmetic surgery 

 

 

CRUISELINE INDUSTRY

 

Air quality on cruise ships 'worse than world's most polluted cities'

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

Exclusive: Final Suspect in Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry’s Murder Arrested

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Clinton ratchets up Comey accusations, as Trump dares 'Crooked' Hillary to 2020 rematch

 

Zakaria To Hillary: 'Do You Think White Women In America Voted Their Race Over Their Gender?'

 

Hillary Clinton defends NFL players kneeling for national anthem

 

Weinstein Donated $10,000 to Bill Clinton’s Legal Defense in 1998

 

The Big Obama Comeback To Be Followed by the Big Trump Takedown

 

Clinton Foundation Refuses to Return Weinstein Donations

 

Clinton Injured After Twisting Ankle During UK Visit

 

Dems Sue Trump for Abiding by Obamacare on Subsidies

 

Hillary Clinton: Wikileaks a 'subsidiary of Russian intelligence' and Assange does 'bidding of dictator'

 

Chelsea quiet about Harvey Weinstein's donations to Clinton Foundation

 

Texas Democrats Hesitant to Embrace Gay Candidate for Governor

 

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Feds granting nearly 2 million work permits to illegal immigrants in 2017

 

DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR

 

Interior readies a behind-the-scenes land swap to build a road through an Alaska wilderness refuge

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Sessions Sends Lawyer to Aid in Transgender Case  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

 

DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION (DEA)

 

Ex-DEA agent says opioid crisis fueled by drug industry and Congress

 

 

ECONOMY

 

Wall St. inches up with financials; earnings in focus

 

All major stock indexes score records as investors await slew of earnings

 

U.S. Stocks Climb to Record as Treasuries Decline: Markets Wrap

 

Why inflation holds the key for Wall Street

 

Dollar rises after Trump talks tax reform; Yellen set to meet about renomination

 

Gold slips but holds above $1,300; copper marks highest finish since 2014

 

Asian shares conquer new peaks, oil up on Iraq tensions

 

Stocks in Asia Gain as U.S. Inflation Slows: Markets Wrap

 

What Global Finance Chiefs Are Saying About the Economy

 

Fires Complicate Tough California Housing Market

 

EDUCATION

 

The Escalating Costs of Higher Edumacation

 

NYC teacher nabbed at ‘Occupy’ event gets nearly $400G payment

 

Richard Spencer and a Tale of Two Publics

 

School Allows Transgender Boys To Sleep In Girls' Dorm

 

A Professor's Misunderstood Lesson, a Viral Video and Pomegranates

 

If you want a safe school, opt for a charter

 

Richard Wilbur, Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Winner, Dies

 

Dumping deadwood teachers on failing schools

 

New Jersey high school students walk out of class after English teacher makes racist comments to teens who were talking in Spanish

 

EGYPT

 

Rocket attacks on Israel fuel fears of ISIS pivot from Syria to Egypt

 

Islamic terrorist murders Coptic priest

 

ELECTION 2020

 

Trump Hopes Clinton Will Run for President in 2020

 

Gov. John Kasich opens up about a possible 2020 presidential run

 

ENERGY

 

Oil ends at a nearly 3-week high as Middle East tensions threaten supplies

 

Energy Prices

 

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill May Be Largest Since 2010 BP Disaster

 

U.S. Natural Gas Exports to Add 500,000 Jobs, $73 Billion to Economy

 

Several injuries reported in explosion on Louisiana lake

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

PBS Airs Anti-Pruitt Documentary Funded By Environmentalist Group Backer  (Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt)

 

Coal country is finding little relief in Trump's climate actions

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Spanish stocks dragged down by Catalonia uncertainty, sapping European benchmark

 

EU slaps new sanctions on North Korea

 

Dozens killed as wildfires ravage Portugal

 

Right-Wing Victory in Austria Today

 

FAST FOOD INDUSTRY

 

Fast Food Worker Fired for Refusing to Serve Police Officers

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

FBI reveals unlikely source of many fake kidnapping calls

 

Pro-ISIS militant on FBI wanted list killed in battle 

 

 

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC)

 

NBC’s license won’t be revoked over Trump: FCC commissioner

 

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Taylor Impresses Trump for Fed Chairman, Warsh Slips

 

Fed's Yellen says watching inflation closely but economy is strong  (Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen)

 

Why Ben Bernanke is worried  (Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S Bernanke)

 

 

FRANCE

 

France Emmanuel Macron claims in TV interview: 'I am not cut off'   (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

'We Need to Develop Political Heroism'  (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

Why do Parisians waste more food than anywhere else in France?

 

Men in France to face on the spot fines for wolf-whistling at women

 

GERMANY

 

Trump 'could bring the danger of war close to Europe', Germany warns

 

German Soccer Team Kneels in Solidarity with NFL

 

Mayor accuses police of ‘giving up control’ after murder in busy Cologne square

 

German neo-Nazi convicted of Holocaust denial — again

 

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Five Climate Truths Donald Trump Doesn’t Understand

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

  

Obamacare Tax to Raise Premiums in 2018, Cost $270 Billion Over Next Decade

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

2-year-old denied kidney transplant because father violated probation

 

HISTORY

 

Anti-History Fury Hits Virginia Civil War Re-Enactment With Threats, Pipe Bombs

 

Next Up to Tear Down: Stephen Foster

 

Confederate heritage stands strong in parts of rural Virginia

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Weinstein Co. may have a buyer

 

Harvey Weinstein Proves Why the Left Really Hates Trump

 

How Weinstein Used Lawyers and Money to Evade 2015 Case

 

Intern says Weinstein sex assaults date back to the ’80s

 

Sure, give back Harvey Weinstein's money. And then actually do something to support women

 

Woody Allen reveals sadness for 'messed up' Harvey Weinstein: Director whose own son revealed sex claims against movie mogul now fears Hollywood 'witch hunt' of 'every guy in an office who winks at a woman'

 

HOLOCAUST

 

Halloween retailer pulls Anne Frank costume amid complaints

 

HONG KONG

 

UK lawyers say rule of law under threat after jailing of activists

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Anti-Trump dossier firm Fusion GPS fights House subpoenas

 

Candidate for Congress insists she was abducted by aliens

 

Can Democrats win back the House?

 

Trump allies fear losing the House means impeachment

 

GOP Congressman Warns U.S. Insolvency Could 'Cost Millions of American Lives'

 

Congressional Black Caucus Prayer Breakfast: The Great Black Deception 

 

Paul Ryan: 'It would be naive' to think there is no Harvey Weinstein-esque person in Congress   (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

Rep. Marino: Drug czar nominee and the opioid industry’s advocate

 

Pelosi: Defending Obamacare 'My Fight, My Mission'   (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Paul Ryan brushes off Steve Bannon's challenge to GOP establishment as 'death, taxes, attacks from Breitbart'

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Refugee resettlement putting America at risk

 

INDIA

 

Christian Teenager in India Arrested for Comments on Fake Facebook, Sources Say

 

India's airports will be at breaking point by 2022

 

Bengaluru building collapse kills at least five — officials

 

Strategies to create jobs in India: How to reap the dividend gifted by demography

 

IMF suggests India to set up independent fiscal council

 

IRAN

 

Trump hostility set to deepen Iran power struggles

 

The moment of truth is coming for Trump’s Iran strategy

 

Trump's Iran Policy: A Good Start

 

Iran Deal Supporters Are Willing To Sell Out The U.S. To Jihadists

 

 

IRAQ

 

US-led coalition urges Baghdad, Kurds to avoid ‘escalatory actions’

 

US threatens to shoot down any Iraqi warplane targeting Kurds

 

Kurds say "lots of casualties" as Iraqi forces move on Kirkuk

 

Iraqi Kurdistan’s vice president brings 3,000 more fighters to Kirkuk

 

Iraqi forces launch operation for Kurdish-held oil fields, military base

 

Iran's a Distraction. The Urgent Problem Is Kurdish Oil

 

ISLAM

 

Article In Urdu Daily Traces History Of Khatm-e-Nabuwwat Movement, Argues That Ahmadi Muslims Are Kafir: 'This Faith Is Substantiated By 100 Verses Of The Koran'

 

A Muslim Photographer Shows the True Face of Islam (Part 4)

 

Muslim spokesman Qasim Rashid claims Islam can “help us prevent more sexual abuse scandals”

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Monday, October 16, 2017)

 

Israel doesn't take action following Hamas-Fatah deal, despite calls to severe ties with PA

 

Syria fires missiles at Israeli Air Force flights as Russian Defense Minister heads to Israel

 

IAF retaliates against Syrian surface-to-air missile battery (Israeli Air Force)

 

Syria warns of 'serious repercussions' following Israeli airstrike

 

Belgium and PA officials to meet in response to PMW report

 

Hamas blasts Abbas for not lifting sanctions placed on Gaza  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Netanyahu: Attempts to hit our aircraft are unacceptable  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Netanyahu congratulates Austria’s Kurz, but silent on partnership with far right

 

Israeli settlers steal olive harvest, attack Palestinian farmers in West Bank (Judea and Samaria)

 

Netanyahu warns Syria Israel prepared to strike ‘as needed’          

 

Four Israeli airborne missiles destroy Syrian SA-5 battery

 

Netanyahu tells Iranian foreign minister to quit Twitter

 

Labor leader: I will not evacuate 'settlements'

 

Massive section of Western Wall and Roman theater uncovered after 1,700 years

 

Gaza fishermen union denies reports saying Israel to expand fishing zone

 

Government advancing bill to ban Breaking the Silence — report

 

Councilman: New neighborhood blocks division of Jerusalem

 

Israel Set To Quit UNESCO In Wake Of US Decision

 

A Palestinian child has no free choice'

 

Hezbollah recruits Palestinian to carry out W. Bank (Judea and Samaria) attacks

 

Israeli bulldozers level land in northern Gaza Strip

 

Israelis can’t have flag in Abu Dhabi judo tournament

 

Arab officials console family of Jewish terror victim             

 

Israeli Labor Party Leader Refuses To Govern With Arabs

 

Israel’s Civil Administration Approves New Housing in Hebron’s Hezkiah Quarter

 

Hezbollah claims to have captured 3 Mossad agents

 

Israeli forces detain 16-year-old Palestinian in overnight raids

 

Sarona Terrorists Convicted on 4 Murders, 41 Attempted Murders in Tel Aviv

 

Palestinian cousins convicted of murder for deadly 2016 Sarona attack

 

Palestinian Unity & The Next Conflict With Israel

 

Veneer of positivity fades in Palestinian unity talks as tough issues surface

 

Under Cover of Jewish Holidays, Rampant PA Illegal Construction Mocked High Court’s Rulings

 

With Netanyahu, it’s all about political survival

 

Avi Gabbay says peace agreement does not have be an agreement to evict Jews from their home

 

Jordanian Minister: Allowing Jews on Temple Mount is “provoking in an irresponsible fashion” Muslims worldwide

 

Palestinian Reconciliation: To What End?

 

JAPAN

 

Japan opinion polls suggest Abe's party to stay in power  (Japanese Prime Minister  Shinzo Abe)

 

Japan's Internet Maverick Has a New Global Target: $180 Steaks

 

The Death of Liberalism in Japan

 

JORDAN

 

Jordanian Columnist: For Their Own Sake, Muslims In West Must Renounce Islamic Terror, Promote Moderate Islam

 

LEBANON

 

Lebanon cannot handle Syrian refugees anymore, says Aoun

 

LIBERALISM

 

D'Souza Accepts The Left's Big Lie About America

 

The Beginning of the End of Progressive Domination?

 

MARRIAGE

 

Economic Classes Diverge Substantially in Rates of Marriage

 

MEDIA 

 

NBC Fires Employee Who Leaked Lawrence O’Donnell ‘Stop the Hammering’ Meltdown

 

Trump could actually make Americans feel sorry for the media

 

The Times’ new policy to hide reporters’ bias

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Analysis: Russia’s S-400 a new Middle East invasion

 

 

MILITARY

 

14 States Slam Trump’s Transgender-Soldier Ban in Court

 

Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion, misbehavior before enemy

 

Are Tanks as Obsolete as Battleships?

 

As North Korea threat looms, US Navy tests ballistic missile shootdown capability

 

Collective Security Is America's Only Hope

 

Commission for modern military to consider skills-based draft, women’s roles, millennial recruitment

 

Pentagon revamps program that puts immigrant recruits on path to US citizenship

 

Vets, servicemembers come together to support EOD Warrior Foundation

 

Atlas 5 rocket carrying spy satellite takes off

 

 

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP)

 

NAACP Attacking Jones Confirms Betrayal of Its People

 

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

Locals told to not mind armed men as 3,500 troops take part in ‘Silver Arrow’ NATO drills in Latvia

 

PAGANISM

 

Mexico's Day of the Dead Takes Over Halloween

 

PAKISTAN

 

Suspected US missiles kill 20 militants in NW Pakistan

 

Amid Discord With US, Pakistan Looks To Moscow

 

Missing Turkish teacher 'deported from Pakistan'

 

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'

 

All minorities living in Pakistan enjoy complete fundamental rights: Nawaz Sharif (Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif)

 

Pakistan elected as member state of UN Human Rights Council

 

USA to have real relationship with Pakistan: Donald Trump

 

PHILIPPINES

 

Philippine Troops Kill Two Leaders of Pro-ISIS Alliance, Minister Says 

 

Philippines says siege almost over

 

POLLS

 

Latest Polls

 

PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

 

Opioid Abuse and the Prescription Monitoring Program

 

PRISONS

 

One Louisiana sheriff thinks the state should keep 'good' prisoners in jail for free labor

 

Alleged Asheville airport attacker had just been released from prison

 

A Gun to His Head as a Child. In Prison as an Adult.

 

RUSSIA

 

Russia dismisses UK media claims on oil products supplies to Taliban

 

Russia emerging as new player in Middle East balance of power

 

Popular Russian Blogger On Russia-Linked Facebook Ads: The Western Budget For Interfering In The Russian Election Will Far Surpass 150 Thousand Dollars

 

The Fraud Scandal Engulfing Russia's Media Watchdog, Explained

 

Here’s the Memo the Kremlin-Linked Lawyer Took to the Meeting With Donald Trump Jr.

 

Putin signs decree to impose extensive sanctions on North Korea (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Russia's military operation in Syria nearing completion

 

Russian officials remain silent about details of arms contracts with Saudi Arabia

 

Victim of Chechnya’s 'gay purge' calls on Russia to investigate

 

Russian Liberal Newspaper Novaya Gazeta: The FSB Trumps The President's Administration On 2018 Presidential Elections

 

 Russia’s aggressive cyberwar

 

If Russia can create fake ‘Black Lives Matter’ accounts, who will next?

 

Russian Foreign Minister on Iran: 'If It's Not Broke, Don't Fix It'

 

SCIENCE

 

Gravitational waves – and light – seen in neutron star collision 

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

The Real Reason Democrats Want To Repeal The Second Amendment And Confiscate Firearms

 

 

SENATE

 

U.S. Senate candidate: bringing back ‘knowledge of God’ will be my priority (Pro-life Judge Roy Moore is running against a Democrat who supports abortion on demand.)

 

Trump ‘Understands’ Bannon’s War With Senate Republicans

 

Deficit hawks trampled in GOP tax cut stampede

 

Durbin: If Democrats ‘Overdo It’ by Being too Liberal, We Can Lose to Trump (US Senator of Illinois Richard Durbin (D)

 

Florida's Senate race shaping up as a clash of titans

 

Judge Rules Sen. Menendez's Corruption Trial to Proceed  (US Senator of New Jersey Robert Menendez (D)

 

Activists Question Sen. Kamala Harris’s Silence on Sex-Trafficking Bill, Despite Previous Crusade Against Backpage.com  (US Senator of California Kamala Harris (D)

 

Republican senator 'very disappointed' in Trump's actions on health care  (US Senator of Maine Susan M Collins (R)

 

Chill In the Air as McConnell Prepares to Meet with Trump (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)

 

Leader of California Senate to challenge Sen. Dianne Feinstein

 

Will the Iran Deal Be Obamacare Repeal All Over Again?

 

Will Congress pass tax reform? "If we don't we're dead," says Sen. Graham  (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)

 

Al Franken: Trump's Iran decision 'undercuts our leadership'  (US Senator of Minnesota Al Franken (D)

 

It’s not too late for the Senate to avoid fiscal disaster

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Viral social media trend shines spotlight on sexual assault

 

SOCIAL JUSTICE

 

Bible-based social justice aim of Cincinnati Baptists

 

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

U.S., S. Korea begin new drills as North again threatens Guam

 

Moon, Trump to hold bilateral summit in Seoul on Nov. 7: White House (President Moon Jae-in)

 

Homosexuality on front lines of ideological battle

 

Seoul, Beijing Extend Currency Swap Despite THAAD Spat

 

English schools on Jeju 'only for the super-rich'

 

US congressmen urge Trump against ‘drastic’ changes to FTA

 

Park calls her corruption trial `political revenge'  (Former President Park Geun-hye)

 

North Korean hackers likely targeted S. Korea-based cryptocurrency exchange

 

South Korean version of 'Iron Dome' being developed

 

GM Korea fails to reach 9,000 cars in sales last month

 

SNU, Harvard, MIT scholars take issue with Moon's anti-nuclear policy

 

No more concessions to US in agriculture talks: minister

 

SPAIN

 

Deadly Spanish wildfires bear down on town of Vigo as hundreds evacuated

 

 

SPORTS

 

Must-See Moments: Farmer Plows Message for NFL Players

 

NCAA: No Academic Violations at UNC

 

Did one of Trump’s tweets make it safer for NFL players to kneel during the anthem?

 

Seven San Francisco 49ers take knee for national anthem as protests lose their mojo

 

NFL players continue national anthem protests

 

Kaepernick, Trump need to unify US on ‘national anthem,’ ex-Green Beret Nate Boyer pens in open letter

 

Aaron Rodgers suffers broken collarbone, could miss rest of season

 

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL over alleged collusion

 

Philadelphia Eagles player baptized in hotel pool with teammates by his side

 

Ex-Chicago White Sox pitcher dies in "tragic" ATV accident

 

NFL owners need to play defense to protect free speech

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NFL Scoreboard

 

 

STATES

 

Calif. governor vetoes presidential candidate tax disclosure bill

 

Exhausted by national politics, Virginia voters are unusually disengaged from race for governor

 

Officials give promising update on the fight against Calif. wildfires

 

Californians say they didn't receive emergency wildfire alerts

 

Flames have transformed 10 miles of California’s loveliest countryside

 

Burned to the ground: Inside the Napa wineries gutted by raging wildfires that has devastated the $63billion industry and killed 40 people

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Tillerson Pledges Diplomacy With North Korea 'Until the First Bomb Drops'  (US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson)

 

‘I’m intact’: Tillerson asserts his standing in administration

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Hunt: How the Supreme Court Can Soothe U.S. Political Strife

 

TAIWAN

 

White House job openings hampering Taiwan-US defense ties: council head

 

Factories to be taxed for PM2.5 emissions: EPA

 

Cargo ship stranded off Taiwan coast due to bad weather

 

Kidney diseases cost NHI NT$48.3bn a year: report

 

TERRORISM

 

Antifa revealed! Free exposé of alt-left

 

New York City: Muslim surgeon in jihad plot says “it would be a great pleasure if we could slaughter” city’s Jews

 

 

TRADE

 

A better deal with NAFTA 2.0

 

Unraveling ‘the worst deal ever’ could hurt U.S., experts say

 

Nafta Needs an Update, Not Repeal

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey says ready to help Iraq to oust Kurdish fighters

 

What Is Turkey Up to in Syria?

 

Turkey's TİKA extends helping hand to women, girls worldwide

 

Turkey closes air space to N. Iraq flights

 

EU seeks to cooperate with Turkey on regional issues

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE ends session in the red as ConvaTec slumps 27%

 

Pedophile geophysicist described as 'savage individual' admits luring children, adults into online sex abuse

 

Deaths reported as Ophelia's remnants batter Ireland

 

UK council bans woman from market for selling Knights Templar mugs: “Might be offensive to Muslims”

 

More than 1,000 troops on standby as forecasters warn Hurricane Ophelia's 80mph winds will 'pose a danger to life'

 

UK: Muslim accused of honor killing 19-year-old woman

 

Theresa May flies to Brussels for emergency talks to rescue Brexit  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

Revealed Catalogue of failings that sank Falklands warship HMS Sheffield

 

Harvey Weinstein: Scotland Yard investigating three further sexual assault claims

 

North-south divide UK split 'created by Vikings'

 

Married couple knocked down and killed by car while out walking 

 

Modern slavery Referrals up 300% in UK due to improved identification

 

Lack of leadership rivals keeping Sturgeon safe - Jim Sillars  (Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon)

 

Vauxhall 400 jobs to be cut at Ellesmere Port as demand for Astra falls

 

Hospitals in chocolate crackdown

 

Only British woman fighting Isis in Raqqa says she can never return home 

 

Mesh surgeon investigated by NHS trust

 

Food Higher prices could be avoided if no Brexit deal, says Chris Grayling

 

Interest rate rise 'should be delayed'

 

Hurricane Ophelia could bring damage to Ireland and Britain

 

GPs Gay rights activists welcome NHS questioning of patients over sexuality

 

No further Brexit talks yet scheduled as negotiations hit deadlock

 

Patients to be questioned about sexuality

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Gulf widens between Washington and UN partners

 

For Years, U.N. Was Warned of Threat to Rohingya in Myanmar

 

Nikki Haley says U.S. in Iran deal "to see how we can make it better"  (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)

 

UNITED STATES

 

Revealed: Shocking and forgotten 1939 Nazi rally in Madison Square Garden where Jewish protestor was stripped while speaker called for 'white, gentile-ruled USA' in front of 20,000 fascists

 

VENEZUELA 

  

Voters come out for election seen as gauge of Maduro’s grip on power

 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Kelly tries to get empty administration jobs filled

 

Trump to meet with Philippines' Duterte in Asia next month

 

Trump: Schumer flip-flopped on Iran deal 'now that I am involved'

 

Trump’s One Step At A Time Iran Policy Fails

 

Trump: Republicans, Democrats Working Together on Short-term Healthcare Fix

 

Trump Is Right to End Insurance Subsidies, Wrong on Restricting the Press

Trump lied about Obama in another wild news conference. Then he did something unexpected: Analysis

 

Inside the ‘adult day care center’: How aides try to control and coerce Trump

 

Trump Blasts 370% Rally in Insurers and Pushes Down Drug Stocks

 

Trump hints he might try to get Bannon to back off, as he seeks to project unity with McConnell (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)

 

Trump Adopts Robust Approach Toward America’s Enemies

 

Trump’s Iran Soliloquy

 

Trump thinks he'll appoint 4 Supreme Court justices in his first term

 

Paul Joseph Watson Video: Eminem is a Complete Idiot  (What, exactly, is edgy, bold and honest about calling Trump a racist?)

 

Trump won’t support ‘weak deal,’ national security adviser says

 

Trump's Campaign Paid His Son's Russia-Probe Law Firm $238,000

 

Conservative army bolsters Trump on tax cuts

 

Trump campaign legal bills topped $1 million last quarter

 

Think the 25th  amendment will take care of Trump? You're dreaming. 

 

 

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