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Friday, October 12, 2018




In Today’s Issue: 




Justice Kavanaugh Gets His First Test on Abortion: Can States Defund Planned Parenthood?


Gosnell Movie Exposes Reality of Abortion


“Gosnell” Movie Reminds America Abortion Has Killed Over 60 Million Unborn Babies


When Abortion Is Illegal, Women Rarely Die. But They Still Suffer.


Cecile Richards: If You’re Pissed Off About Justice Kavanaugh, Go Vote Pro-Abortion


Judge throws out case against pro-life rescuers after pro-abortion witnesses fail to show


Planned Parenthood launches defense of abortion access


Abortion clinic, other groups seeking $1.5M from Kentucky


Busy Philipps says she received 'absolution' from the pope after having abortion at 15


German family minister slams pope abortion comments


Charges Dismissed Against Priests Arrested for Going Inside Abortion Clinic to Help Women


Court says physicians have conscience rights over abortion


Abortion Activists Slam Pope Francis For Calling Abortion Like “Hiring a Hitman”


Western Nations Abandon Consensus to Push Abortion Agenda at UN




The Kremlin wants a role in Afghanistan 30 years after the Soviet withdrawal


America’s Disastrous Occupation of Afghanistan Turns 17


Taliban let Red Cross resume Afghanistan aid after prisoners row





Tunisia Just Lost Its Anchor of Stability. That’s a Good Thing.


Bill Gates Thinks There are Too Many Africans, Calls for Population Control (AVIPP COMMENTARY: Why is there no liberal and media outrage for this belief?  Bill Gates is a racist. )


Islamic Terrorists Attack School, Murder Two Christian Teachers(Kenya)


Sudanese Women Challenge MP's, Top Cleric's Justification Of Female Genital Mutilation, Say It Should Be Outlawed





3 NY colleges ban man over anti-Semitic fliers on Kavanaugh allegations



In Asia, ghosts of crises past return amid Trumpian trade war


Mufti of Tajikistan: “We should not confuse Islam with terrorism. Islam is the religion of peace and tolerance.”


How a Trump decision on trade became a setback for democracy in Vietnam




Australia assigns warship to enforce North Korean sanctions




Exclusive: Sears aims to close up to 150 stores in bankruptcy - sources




TSX Snaps 5-day Losing Streak, Ends Modestly Higher


Air Canada near miss came ‘a few feet’ from becoming worst crash in aviation history, final report says


Canadian Profs Claim STEM Promotes ‘Eurocentrism’ and ‘White Supremacy’


 Employers scrambling to find a way to manage weed in the workplace


Pressure increases on Ontario to ban vaping displays to protect teens from addiction(AVIPP COMMENTARY: And the foolish Canadian government legalizes marijuana.)


Toronto is falling behind on its own plans help at-risk youth


Exclusive: Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper discusses new book, populism and more


Ottawa to release final cost of Trans Mountain purchase in November, could fund expansion through deficits


Inside Canada’s trailblazing, taboo-breaking, billionaire-making sprint to legalization, as told by the people who made it happen


U.S. lawmakers urge Canada to snub China's Huawei in telecoms


Just 441 Ontario family doctors order nearly 40 per cent of tests considered unnecessary, study finds


Children’s Hospital Says It Will Euthanize Kids Without Parental Consent


Darkness Deepens in Windsor, Ontario


Justin Trudeau and family showered with gifts from Canadian designers for promotional material  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


Canada sees little chance of quick end to U.S. metals tariffs: sources





Steve Bannon pushed adding citizenship to census, feds admit




More U.S. kids not vaccinated against any disease




China shrugs off weak markets with $3bn dollar bond sale


Five Eyes Intelligence Alliance Builds Coalition to Counter China


Countering the Rise of China


China finally admits to building an archipelago of concentration camps. Will the world respond?


China’s trade surplus with the U.S. hit a record $34.1 billion last month amid trade war





'North Koreans will survive even 100 years of sanctions'





Democrats poised to take the House. GOP likely retains control in Senate


Lawmakers Press Company Accused of Selling Servers Compromised by China


Bipartisan Hill anger with Saudis flares after Khashoggi


Congress Is Incensed, but Trump Praises Saudi Relations


Republicans promise post-midterm fight to fund Trump’s border wall




Amazon Must Be Broken Up: NYU Professor Amplifies Trump’s Antitrust Comments


Walmart acquires lingerie retailer Bare Necessities




If Leftists Pack the Court, They Destroy the Republic


Virginia judge calls Manafort plea deal ‘highly unusual’


Judge complains he was lied to by feds in Clinton email suit, then retreats




'Florida's Worst Cop' is Back on the Job...Again


High-ranking Bloods gang member hired hitman to gun down NYC mobster at McDonald’s drive-thru, cops say


Saudi Arabian student found butchered in Miami apartment




Michelle Obama “Spanking” Hillary & Holder With A Feather


Violence? It's Not Only the Right Who Will Bleed


Dark Money Group Teams With Progressive Fund Led by Steyer and Soros


Hillary Clinton to Donald Trump: 'You asked Russia to hack me'


Michelle Obama’s much-needed words of wisdom


Gillum camp cries foul, issues cease-and-desist letter claiming ad is defamatory  (Democrat Candidate for Governor of Florida Andrew Gillum)




New document contradicts Ross’s congressional testimony on census citizenship question  (Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross)




Trump lawyers preparing written answers to Mueller questions: CNN  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)




Stocks rally to close higher but log worst week since March


Stocks Gain Most Since April as Tech Powers Rally: Markets Wrap


Wall St. rebounds with technology stocks leading the way


Most S&P 500 stocks are deep in correction territory


U.S. banks profit from higher rates, more loans and lower costs


Consumers face a new -- but familiar -- economic worry: Inflation


Dollar’s 3-day slide pauses; China sets yuan level at weakest in 18 months


Consumer Confidence Marches Upward


The stock market’s nightmare may be far from over


Asian shares on edge after nine-day rout, mood shaky as volatility spikes


Stock Slump Shows Signs of Easing, U.S. Futures Up


Yields on 2-year, 30-year Treasurys post largest weekly drop since May


As stocks tumble, the U.S. wonders: Is this economy as good as it gets?


Bitcoin holds above $6,000 but ends week lower; Bets against Ether hit record




Conservative Christians Unwelcome at the University of Oklahoma


Why the Hispanic Education Gap?


UNC Asheville Prof Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Conservative Political Signs


Income Verification for Federal Aid Hinders Low-Income Students


SF School Board President Scraps Pledge of Allegiance


A Non-Tenure-Track Profession?


New Bar for Hispanic-Serving Institutions


EdX: From MicroMasters to Online Master’s Degrees


Kaepernick receives Harvard black history award




Voters Have More Faith in U.S. Elections These Days


Don't worry, all is not lost. State and local activists are fixing our elections




Spygate: The True Story of Collusion  (How America’s most powerful agencies were weaponized against President Donald Trump)


The Russia Hoax As Contingency Plan




Latest Election Polls


Save the Democrats: Crush Them at the Polls


Georgia’s held-up voter registrations reinforce black Americans’ fears about voting rights


GOP deploys Pelosi and Clinton to rouse the base in midterms


How Midterm Elections Could Affect Online Poker


Midterm Elections: Why Aren't Democrats Telling Voters What They'll Do If They Win?


GOP Voters Need to Remain Fired Up Despite Kavanaugh’s Confirmation


Voter Suppression Complaints in Georgia, Where G.O.P. Candidate Controls Voting


The Democrats' 'blue wave' is drying up




Flake: I Hope Someone Runs Against Trump in 2020 Primary (US Senator of Arizona Jeff Flake (R) 




U.S. oil benchmark gains for the session, but weekly loss is first in five weeks


Energy Prices





Hurricane Leslie Could Impact Europe


Chinese Investments in European Ports Come Under Scrutiny




Italian stock index ends in bear market as Europe benchmarks mauled


An Orthodox rabbi’s daughter wants to make political history in Belgium




Several FBI employees recalled from Asia amid probe into partying, prostitution 




Tump and the Fed: The Real Issue Is the Power of the Federal Reserve


It Don’t Come Easy Leaving Quantitative Easing


Trump's complaint that the Federal Reserve was 'going loco' on interest rates is just plain crazy, analysts say




Macron 'awaiting explanation' from Iran on who ordered France bomb plot (French President Emmanuel Macron)


One in eight smoke detectors 'faulty' in France


Foiled Paris bomb plot raises fears that Iran is planning attacks in Europe


France: Concert by pro-jihad Muslim performer at site of jihad massacre canceled





Bavarian backlash: Merkel immigration policies set for referendum in ‘Germany’s Texas’ (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)


'I'm not a racist': The word on the street about Bavaria's elections


German MPs voice concern about prenatal genetic tests





Why the Paris Agreement might not be enough to stop dangerous climate change


Few countries are meeting the Paris climate goals. Here are the ones that are.





Google tells U.S. lawmakers it is mulling options on China services




Antifa Vandals Hit NYC GOP Headquarters: 'Attack Is Merely A Beginnin


Schwarzenegger Admits ‘Stepped over the Line’ with Multiple Women


Oregon GOP files ethics complaint against Gov. Kate Brown after Project Veritas sting





Greece: Large Christian Cross Pulled Down Because it Could Be “Offensive” to Muslim Migrants





Obamacare enjoys surprising resurgence under Trump: ‘This is by no means a celebration’




Cold Medicines Don’t Work and Could Be Harmful for Children, Experts Warn




Crew member dies on set of Mister Rogers movie




Hate in America: 20 years after Matthew Shepard's murder




Doc Removed Showing Harley Rouda’s Support for ‘Medicare for All’, Reparations


Ohio Dem Candidate Will Face Finance Violation Charges 5 Days Before Election


GOP Rep Calls out Dem Opponent: Your Campaign Has Stolen, Destroyed My Yard Signs


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Reveals Her Plan to Overthrow the Supreme Court  (Democrat candidate US Representative of New York Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Socialist)


Papadopoulos to speak with House investigators


Scalise Condemns 'Unacceptable' Threats GOP PA Gov Candidate Made Against Opponent  (House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R- Louisiana)


Democrat Congressional candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar defends donation to Hamas-linked CAIR


Trump to push for federal marijuana reform, GOP congressman says


House GOP sets deposition deadline for Fusion GPS co-founder


Florida House race in dead heat in district Clinton won in landslide





Rescuer Says Hurricane Damage Like ‘Third World Country War Zone’


Michael's death toll rises to 13


Michael's death toll rising, 'tremendous number' unaccounted for in Florida


'It’s a miracle you and I are alive': Mexico Beach, Fla., residents search what's left after Hurricane Michael


Florida Panhandle Reels After Hurricane Michael’s Deadly Strike


Michael devastates Florida’s Panhandle coast


After the storm, pleas for help from a wildlife rehabilitation center


Our photographers are on the ground covering the storm. View their latest work here.


Preparation, forecasting limit Hurricane Michael damage: ‘This was a success for modern technology’


Pummeled Hospitals Scramble to Evacuate Patients




Report: More babies born to illegals in Los Angeles than total U.S. births in 14 states


'Anchor babies' cost taxpayers $2.4 billion annually




India elected to UN’s top human rights body for three years beginning January 2019


Air India plane hits wall during takeoff


India's decision on buying oil from Iran, defence system from Russia not helpful: US - Times of India


India Targets Oil Traders for $1.5B Emergency Oil Reserve





Indonesia: 63 jihad terror groups pledge allegiance to the Islamic State’s caliph




Crack-Down on Christians in Iran Continues with Two More Prison Sentences


Ex-CIA official:'Iran is the primary engine of regional destabilization'


Iranian terrorists hacking phones worldwide





Jihad Abrogates Tolerance





Terrorists detonated explosive along border fence


IDF kills three Gazans who blow hole in fence, cross border, run at troops   (Israel Defense Forces)


Trump is shark and Israel's puppet in latest Trump-mocking cartoons in official PA daily


Court upholds entry ban on US student accused of supporting Israel boycott


Israel captures Palestinian knife attack suspect: army


Despite rise in aliyah from Russia, overall numbers slightly down in 2018


SWAT Team Captures Samaria Stabber


UN “mistranslation” conceals Abbas’ glorification of jihad terrorists and PA’s pay for slay policy  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)


Liberman orders immediate halt of fuel transfer into Gaza Strip   (Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman)


The Dangerous Arab-Israeli Lawmakers


UN chief backs Middle East envoy(UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he fully supports Nickolay Mladenov who is being boycotted by the PA.)


Jerusalem municipality staff threatens to demolish Silwan buildings


Tourism: Jerusalem - the global capital of tourism security


Palestinian prisoner dies inside Israeli prison


From Gaza to Ramallah: crucial days for Israeli-Palestinian relations


Palestinian prisoner on 40th day of hunger strike


New Series Of Fatah Booklets For Children Glorifies Terrorists Such As Abu Jihad, Dalal Al-Mughrabi


Israel declares Tubas-area village closed military zone


A black, Orthodox rabbi’s novel addresses racism in the Jewish community


Israel kills 7 Palestinians and orders Gaza fuel delivery halt


Israel, Syria agree to reopen border crossing — US


Top Palestinian adviser admits conflict's all about Islam




Japanese PM Abe to visit China in sign of improved relations




Thanks for not raping us, all you ‘good men.’ But it’s not enough.


Liberalism: An Intrinsically Uncivil Ideology


The Left’s Religious War Against America


After Its Kavanaugh Loss, The Left Gets Even More Unhinged  (Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh)


Resisting the Fraud of the Progressive Narrative




Beware of Media Sourcing for Jamal Khashoggi 'Scoops'  (Their source, Khaled Saffuri, was tied to al-Qaeda plot to kill the Saudi crown prince.)


MSNBC star admits telling Jeb to sucker punch Trump during primary(Former Governor of Florida Jeb Bush(D)


Media Companies, Executives Drop Out of Saudi Event Over Missing Journalist


Media calls it a ‘rant,’ but Kanye’s comments in White House meeting with Trump were extraordinary


Herschel Walker calls for CNN to take Don Lemon off air


Don Lemon: Kanye West's meeting with Trump was a 'minstrel show'




Donald Trump Defends Medicare, a Socialist Program, from the Threat of Socialism




Mexico’s AMLO: Trade Pact Is a Treaty; if So, Trump Can’t Sign it Without Senate’s Consent




The Khashoggi Affair  (Saudi Arabia)


Inside the looming crisis of Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance


Richard Branson halts $1B project with Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi disappearance


Saudi Arabia welcomes Turkish Khashoggi case cooperation


Saudi economic growth gets vote of confidence in IMF report




Rainey takes the lead of key coalition command in Afghanistan


3 companies win major Air Force rocket contracts


Pentagon reverses course in Trump campaign spy case


Tyndall AFB leveled by Hurricane Michael as most other installations avoid major damage


Army expelled 500 immigrant recruits in 1 year


Lawsuit filed against VA for withholding information about ‘Mar-a-Lago Crowd’


Air Force F-22 Raptor makes emergency landing in Alaska


Trump's limits on transgender people in military gets first appeals hearing


Add Greece to the list of countries pressing for more US troops




Pew Map Shows One Reason a National $15 Minimum Wage Won't Work




Taylor Swift is Not Registered to Vote in Tennessee




Jail Time Stripped Out of Nation's Most Controversial Straw Ban




NASA chief: ‘No changes’ to space station launches after dramatic Soyuz rocket failure




Pakistani judge orders execution of convicted child killer




80 Percent Of Americans Think Political Correctness Is A National Problem




L.A. typhus outbreak adds fuel to debates over homelessness, housing




Male rapist who identifies as ‘female’ gets life sentence after assaults in women’s prison





Michael Savage's Account of Political Madness Then & Now: Stop the Mass Hysteria




Chicago cathedral hosts gay ‘meet-up’ group led by ‘gay’ priest-masseur





RNC Ad Dings Dems for Being an 'Unhinged Mob'


Watch: Former RNC Chair Michael Steele Says Meeting With Kanye Doesn’t ‘Absolve’ Trump Of ‘Charlottesville’ Or ‘Building A Wall’




War in Syria won’t end while the US remains there – Lavrov to French media   (Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov)


Russia Holds Strategic Nuclear Forces Exercises


US up to plunge in dangerous game in Syria with idea of unified Kurdistan, warns Lavrov


How Russia's trusty space launch escape system saved 6 lives after initial deadly start


Russian U.K. Envoy Denies Kremlin Tried Hack Computers and Murder Ex-Spy


Existential Problems Threaten U.S.-Russia Space Cooperation (Op-ed)


10th Russian Governor Replaced Amid Falling Ratings for Ruling Party


UK government waging aggressive anti-Russia campaign, says ambassador


Local Russian Politician Asks Trump for Help in Business Dispute





Sinema Degrades Arizona in Past Remarks, Tweets: ‘It Used to Be Pretty Great’  (Democrat Senate candidate Arizona Kyrsten Sinema)


Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Continues Her Hate For Arizona, Says the State is the 'Meth Lab' of Democracy


Beto O'Rourke raises a record $38.1 million in three months  (Democrat Senate candidate for Texas Beto O’Rourke)


Menendez Blames Trump for Not Filling Diplomatic Posts, Then Blocks Them  (US Senator of New Jersey Robert Menendez (D)


In Fundraising Email for Hurricane Relief, Bill Nelson Directs Users to Group That Builds Donor Lists for Dem Campaigns (US Senator of Florida Bill Nelson (D)


Bredesen Spokesman: ‘Gun Nuts’ Are ‘Biggest Terrorist Organization on The Planet’ (Democrat Senate candidate Tennessee Phil Bredesen)


South Carolina Democrat: Sanders Would Be ‘Doing Us All a Favor if He Just Got Lost’


Manchin’s Failure to Report $700K D.C. Yacht Sparks Call for Probe From Watchdog  (US Senator of West Virginia Joe Manchin III (D)


Democrats' Kavanaugh Obsession Costing Them Dearly


Senate Republicans See a Chance to Expand Their Lead


Protester Asks GOP Senator To 'Apologize' To Her Children — His Response Makes Her Angry


The Blue Undertow


‘Craziness’: Josh Hawley rips Claire McCaskill over census citizenship question opposition  (US Senator of Missouri Claire McCaskill (D)


California senators will try to block White House judicial nominees for the 9th Circuit


Senate confirms new head of DOJ civil rights division


The Biggest Questions in Nevada’s Crucial Senate Race


Corker: 'Everything indicates' missing Saudi journalist was murdered


Senate confirms 15 Trump judges after GOP leaders, Democrats strike deal


Senate heads for exits as vulnerable Democrats get campaign time and McConnell gets his judges  (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)


Graham on punishment for Saudi journalist's disappearance: 'Everything would be on the table'


Man charged with sending Feinstein email threatening her life


Senators warn Trump that Saudi relationship is on the line




Facebook Announces Removal of More Than 250 Accounts, 500 Pages for Breaking Spam Rules


Facebook Says 14 Million People Had Detailed Personal Data Accessed by Hackers


U.S. Groups Use Russia Playbook to Spread Disinformation Online


Soldiers in Facebook’s War on Fake News Are Feeling Overrun




Trump Says Seoul Can Do Nothing Without U.S. Approval


[Poll] Are Trump's remarks justifiable?


US stresses ‘unified response’ on NK amid diplomatic row with Seoul


Moon aims to win EU backing for peace process  (President Moon Jae-in)


Moon says NK denuclearization includes giving up existing weapons


Korea's jobless rate rises in Sept., sluggish job creation continues




Vermont legislator quits after racial harassment


In Virginia, more than 1,200 roads are flooded or shut down


Noncitizens registered to vote? Put California’s bungled 'motor voter' system on hold right away


New York's flawed laws paved the way for the limo tragedy




Mike Pompeo blasts Democrats over ‘delay and obstruction’ of key State Department nominees  (US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo)


State Department revokes Hillary Clinton's security clearance at her request




More Americans disapprove of Kavanaugh’s confirmation than support it, new poll shows   (Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh)


The View Host: Due Process Wasn’t Needed to Call Justice Kavanaugh a Rapist: “A Woman’s Word Was Enough”


Justice Kavanaugh 'hex' ritual planned by Brooklyn occultists: 'Bring your rage'


The Left's New Obsession: Packing the Supreme Court


Moral Smugness Towards Brett Kavanaugh  (Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh)


San Diego will appeal costly pension ruling to U.S. Supreme Court, citing former mayor's free-speech rights


Native American tribe slams Supreme Court decision upholding North Dakota voter ID law




Taiwan stocks higher at close of trade; Taiwan Weighted up 2.44%


Taiwan to increase defense spending amid China pressure




Beyond 1984: Amazon’s Alexa to Spy on Users, Report Them If Sick




US-China trade talks must cover currency, US Treasury chief says




US pastor held for two years freed by Turkey


Turkey has 'shocking' audio and visual evidence of Saudi journalist's killing


Audio recording reportedly proves Khashoggi was killed in consulate, Turkey says


Turks tell U.S. officials that audio and video prove Khashoggi was killed




Uber CEO pulls out of Saudi Arabia conference over Khashoggi disappearance




AFL-CIO Has a Union Problem




British Government Clampdown on Pizza Size and Toppings


UK PM faces backlash over Brexit compromise


UK: Police told to “reflect upon the community impact” and “trauma” for Muslims of terror investigation


Video: UK’S PM May Equates Robert Spencer With Jihad Terrorists


Sky News falsifies interview with Tommy Robinson, refuses to apologize


Jewish journalists, anti-racism activists barred from Labour event in London




Nikki Haley’s Excellent Timing  (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)


Critics slam UN Human Rights Council’s election of ‘unqualified’ new members


Dina Powell is out of the running for Nikki Haley’s old UN job





He ‘entered our lives, touched us’: Pro-LGBT Vatican consultant praises Cdl. Wuerl


Pope Francis OKs resignation of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl amid cover-up scandal




Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Trump bucks tradition, snubs DiFi, Kamala to tap three conservative judges for critical court


Melania on Trump’s alleged infidelities, life in White House and Rudy


Stephen Miller’s Third Grade Teacher Suspended After Writing Article Calling Him ‘Strange,’ Saying He Ate Glue


Trump under pressure to stop arms sales to ‘good partner’ Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi affair


Trump to head to Florida, Georgia after Hurricane Michael


White House Aides 'Hugely Embarrassed' By Trump's Lunch With Kanye: NYT Reporter


It’s Time for Kanye and Trump


Trump dishes on ‘lowlife’ Eric Holder, Hillary and the 2020 race


Trump can’t let the Saudis get away with murder


‘Personal pastor’ Paula White says Trump serious about faith — even if not fluent in ‘Christianese’


Republicans who said Clinton and Obama disrespected the Oval Office never heard Kanye West’s f-bomb


Trump: I'll overrule Sessions on criminal justice reform



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