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Joel P. Rutkowski, Ph.D., President



Wednesday, October 18, 2017





In Today’s Issue: 




Here's an Honest Answer to That Dumb Twitter Rant on Abortion


Free-trade policies boost abortions, infertility and abuse, White House document says


Activists Vow To Drive Abortion Provider Out of Bethesda


Trump admin. preventing immigrant minor from getting abortion, ACLU says


Kentucky’s Last Remaining Abortion Clinic Could Be Forced to Shut Its Doors


New study shows why it's so hard to get abortion coverage right


Undocumented Minors Who Suffered Rape May Be Denied Abortions In Government Custody


Internal White House documents allege manufacturing decline increases abortions, infertility, and spousal abuse


Ireland is about to legalize abortion. Here’s the sad story of how it happened




The terror group as brutal as ISIS


 Deadly ambush in Niger could be Trump's 'Benghazi': Democrat Frederica Wilson


Somalia: Bombing may have been revenge for botched US-led operation


Kenya 'unable' to hold credible election




 Chicago fires 2 security officers in United passenger dragging case




Six fishermen missing off Australia coast




'This is a really big deal': Canada natural gas emissions far worse than feared


Boeing says Bombardier CSeries jets may face hefty duties despite Airbus deal





Drug ODs killed more Americans last year than Vietnam War




China's Prospects Are Bright But Challenges Are Severe, Xi Tells Congress  (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping) 




How North Korea Built An Army of Hackers: Q&A  


Americans have long been wary of military action in North Korea


Hillary Clinton knocks Trump's 'aggressive' stance on North Korea in Seoul





Amazon Studios exec Roy Price resigns after harassment claim


The groveling to win Amazon's new headquarters has gotten embarrassing. Stop it





MS-13 gang members plead guilty to their roles in murder of 15-year-old girl who was stabbed 13 times with a knife and wooden stake


Joint custody order rescinded for rapist after outcry


Judge says Flint has to choose long-term source of drinking water by next week


Md. man indicted for hate crime in student's slaying


Appeals court tosses $72 million award in talcum powder case


Report: Mom killed kids in oven, called dad on video chat


Cherokee Nation, grappling with opioid crisis, takes legal action


Federal Judge Blocks Newest Version of Trump Travel Ban


Camp counselor gets 25 years for sexually abusing minor




Hero Mandalay Bay security guard is a victim, police say, as MGM reveal he is NOT missing and will tell his story when ready after he vanished hours before scheduled Hannity interview 


More charges possible for woman accused of tryst with underage boy students after lewd video surfaces


Texas man arrested over $1.2M stolen fajitas scheme





DNC chairman aims for diversity with delegate nominations





Democrats & Dictators (How Hillary reacted when face-to-face with the world's real tyrants.)


Yes, The Russia Scandal Is Real — And It Involves Hillary Clinton





18 states sue Betsy DeVos over Obama-era regulation on for-profit colleges  (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)




Sean Spicer interviewed by Robert Mueller's team  (Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer/ Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)


Robert Mueller spoke to cybersecurity expert who claims he was recruited to collude with the Russians: Report




Dow’s historic close above 23,000 belies a flicker of weakness


Asia shares sit on gains, await word from China's Xi


Dollar dips into the red, as euro climbs higher


Caution Prevails as China Party Congress Begins: Markets Wrap


Gold settles lower, then edges up in electronic trade after Fed Beige Book




Philando Castile fundraiser wipes out student lunch debt in St. Paul


How federally funded sex education sexualizes schoolchildren


What the plagiarist principal should copy next  (Joseph Scarmato, the principal of Staten Island’s Tottenville HS, stands exposed as a plagiarist. How can he do his job now — unless he punishes himself? After all, he apparently...)


 Cheerleaders apparently thought screaming ‘f–k n–gers’ was the height of wit





Ancient Egypt 'was brought down by volcanoes and climate change'




Oil ekes out 3-week high as U.S. crude supplies drop, but product stocks rise


Energy Prices






Mr. Trump Outdoes Himself in Picking a Conflicted Regulator (Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt)





Ukraine protesters clash with riot police




Germany’s DAX rallies to another record close as euro slides




Team Obama’s stunning cover-up of Russian crimes





Dems urge FCC head to take tougher stance against Trump's media attacks




Janet Yellen deserves a second term as Fed chair (Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen)




 'Obscene? Pornographic?' – Louvre deems sexually explicit sculpture too risqué





700 police officers conduct raids across NRW over Hells Angels ban



Google Envisions Future of 'Taxibots' in Major Cities




Dad speaks out after hospital denies son's kidney transplant


How to avoid catching a disease from public toilets: A doctor answers the most common question she hears from patients - as California battles a toilet-related hepatitis outbreak




Kentucky city removes 2 Confederate statues




Condemning Harvey, Still Clinging to Bill and Teddy


Hillary and Harvey’s Shared Fate


Lana Del Rey sang about Harvey Weinstein in 2012


Why Hollywood is the perfect hunting ground for pervs





Trey Gowdy: Samantha Power testified that intel officials made 'unmasking' requests in her name   (US Representative of South Carolina Trey Gowdy (R)





ICE pledges crackdown on employers




US knew about Indonesia 1960s massacres




Jets-for-jihadis newest wrinkle in Iran-deal probe (Rogue nation's actions would be considered 'blatant violation of international law.')


Bolton warns Trump: Just scrap whole Iran deal





Can Islam Help Us Prevent More Sexual Abuse Scandals?




The Media’s Smallest Genocide in Puerto Rico (The fake news genocide falls apart.)


Memphis newspaper executive, 44, and urban explorer dies after falling from 20th  floor of downtown Chicago hotel while taking photos


Larry King’s family wants him to end ‘miserable’ marriage


Why does the public hate the news media?


O'Keefe gets New York Times editor on video




Islamic State’s ‘caliphate’ nearly dissolved, but ideology and operations spread around world




Bowe Bergdahl Pleads Guilty to Desertion and Misbehavior


United States prepares for the worst with North Korea


Trump Defeats ISIS In Months — After Years Of Excuses From Obama


Maryland man indicted for hate crime in new soldier's slaying


Firm pays $2.6M settlement after hiring base guards in Iraq who US says couldn’t shoot


How US Army Europe’s outgoing general got the Pentagon’s attention


They 'made us proud': Remembering 2 young soldiers killed in Fort Jackson crash


DOD mulls more money for reservists who travel a long way to serve


Bowe Bergdahl says Trump is preventing him from receiving a fair sentence





PhRMA calls for repeal of law detailed in opioid report





Biden and Kasich claim political center, turn bipartisan talk against Trump




Wall Street analyst defends his right to make racist rant




How America has failed to contain Russia


How Russians meddled in the 1938 election





Fox News poll: GOP, Dem candidates tied in Alabama Senate race


Senators demand info on deadly Niger ambush


McCain gives Senate GOP enough votes to pass budget, a boost for Trump’s tax plan  (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)


A short-term health deal by senators _ with Trump's blessing


2 Senators Have Deal on Health Subsidies That Trump Cut Off


Senate budget, key to tax reform, passes initial test vote


Another last-ditch effort to overhaul Obamacare stalls within hours of its release


Longtime foes on foreign policy, McCain and Biden form alliance against Trumpism


In key test for prosecutors, a judge keeps alive the bribery case against Sen. Menendez  (US Senator of New Jersey Robert Menendez (D)


Bannon becomes threat for Senate GOP on taxes  


Rand Paul: John McCain and Lindsey Graham 'parading' as conservatives, need to be 'called out'





Beware the Rape Allegation Bandwagon


Over 12M "Me Too" Facebook posts, comments, reactions in 24 hours


New York Times’ social media policy only hides political bias, doesn’t eliminate it





Judge delays Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension AGAIN with a restraining order: Dallas Cowboys running back will be allowed to play this Sunday as domestic violence saga continues


Celtic Gordon Hayward suffers gruesome leg injury


Kids in youth football may take more hard head hits than we think: Study


NFL, players reportedly never talked anthem policy despite growing tension


NFL commissioner addresses media amid national anthem protests


MLB Scoreboard


NHL Scoreboard


NBA Scoreboard





Hot air balloon operator who crashed into powerlines killing 16 was on a cocktail of drugs including Valium, oxycodone and Benadryl


As wine country fires dim, a new blaze breaks out in Calif.


Wildfire prompts evacuation of Mt. Wilson Observatory and threatens communication towers


Women Denounce Harassment in California’s Capital


Firefighters continue to gain ground on deadly Northern California blazes


Is this what's behind America's mega-wildfires? 




ISIS Loses its “Caliphate” Capital  (ISIS territory in Syria continues to shrink under US-led coalition pressure.)


Victory in Raqqa, the city ISIS considered its capital, came at a price


Inside Raqqa, With the Fighters Who Drove Off ISIS




After year in coffin, Thai king’s body prepared for royal cremation





FTSE 100 ends higher as weak wages keep pound under pressure


 Reversing Brexit would have ‘significant’ impact on UK economy


Terrorism UK facing most severe threat ever, warns MI5 chief


Army could be deployed to protect the border if Britain leaves the EU without a Brexit deal


Brexit Cabinet split as Amber Rudd says no-deal ‘unthinkable’


'Like the Blitz': OECD warns UK of lasting damage Brexit could cause


Shell to open electric vehicle charging points at UK petrol stations


In London, black cabs win a battle against Uber. But is the war over? 


Labour calls for immediate end to use of vaginal mesh implants


Nurse language tests overhauled after complaints they too difficult


PM will not reduce six-week wait despite MPs' warnings


Hospital performance slumps across UK


Traffic jams on major UK roads cost economy around £9bn


MPs to debate Universal Credit extension


Man killed in stabbing at Parsons Green tube station ‘for confronting drug dealer’


UK's worst traffic jams revealed


Sainsbury’s Supermarket to cut 2,000 jobs across UK


Pre-sex HIV drug 'no-brainer" for NHS


Hundreds of thousands remain without power across UK and Ireland


UK Company director 'faked his own death' to avoid disqualification




Jared Kushner adds Charles Harder to legal team


Trump to slain soldier’s widow: ‘He knew what he signed up for’


Politics and the fallen: Trump hasn't called all families


Firm behind anti-Trump dossier labeled critic a 'pedophile,' 'extortionist' and 'drug trafficker'


President pitches tax plan as a chance to 'renew the American dream'


Trump urges Americans to use ‘Merry Christmas’ at holidays


The Obamas hosted John Kelly's family at the White House 6 months after their son died


‘Somebody screwed up here’: Trump’s 12 days of silence on the combat deaths of four soldiers


Trump's wealth falls in latest Forbes 400 list


Trump says world is adjusting to his leadership


White House releases details of Trump’s 5-nation tour of Asia


Kelly tried to keep his son’s death out of politics. Trump had other ideas.


President Trump cooks up a soufflé of dysfunction


Trump’s Self-Absorption on War Deaths


Hey, foreign leaders: Here’s what you need to know about Trump


Is the president a patriot?


Trump warns McCain he’ll ‘fight back and it won’t be pretty’


Trump's not just the head of state. He's the 'talent'


The Obamas hosted John Kelly's family at the White House 6 months after their son died


Trump Executive Order Unravels Obamacare Redistribution Scheme 


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