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Friday, October 20, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Abortion Clinic “Incentivized” Staff to Sell Abortions With Performance Bonuses for More Babies Killed

 

Watchdog Group: Clinic Paid Staffers Bonuses For Abortions

 

Abortion Activist Claims Denying Teen Girls an Abortion is Child Abuse

 

Planned Parenthood Claims Trump Admin Has Pattern of Attacking Black Women

 

Democrats’ New Bill Would Overturn Trump Order and Force Christians to Pay for Abortion Drugs

 

Study Says Abortions In America Have Plummeted By A Staggering Amount

 

Chelsea Handler Will End Her Show to Become an Abortion Activist

 

Judge's order to give illegal alien abortion overruled

 

Rock Band Foo Fighters Releases New Song to Fund Planned Parenthood Abortion Business

 

U.S. abortion rate fell 25 percent from 2008 to 2014; one in four women have an abortion

 

Dangerous Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic Doesn’t Sanitize Its Surgical Equipment

 

Watch: Abortion biz promotes termination ... at 37 weeks

 

U.S. abortion rate falls, but the procedure is still common among certain groups

 

Court Puts A Hold On Order That Approved Undocumented Teen's Abortion

 

Why Aren’t ‘Abortion Pills’ Available in Pharmacies?

 

Steve Bannon-backed PAC rips Alabama Dem for 'extreme' abortion views in first TV ad

 

Young, pregnant migrant's case becomes a test of Trump policies on abortion and immigration

 

Suspicious Package Left Near Pro-Lifers Praying Outside Abortion Clinic to Scare Them Off

 

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Wants Unlimited Abortions Up to Birth

 

Protesters, counter-protesters square off in middle of campus over abortion (United Kingdom)

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

At least 60 dead, 45 wounded in two separate attacks on mosques in Afghanistan

 

IG: 13 Afghan Military Trainees Have Disappeared Inside the U.S.

 

Dozens killed in blast at Kabul mosque

 

AFRICA

 

Port Authorities in Sudan Detain Bible Shipment without Explanation

 

Marburg hemorrhagic fever kills 1 person in Uganda

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Israeli envoy warns of growing trend as Ukraine unveils statue of anti-Semite

 

ASIA

 

Pakistan, North Korea not invited to global consumer event: Ram Vilas Paswan

 

Fall of Raqqa inflames Southeast Asia terror threat

 

Islamic Tajikistan draws up “purge” and “morality” register for gays

 
AUSTRALIA 

 

Shares extend rally to two weeks, closing above 5900

 

Aussie dollar gains again on greenback

 

Australia PM: N. Korean anti-Trump "rant" shows sanctions working

 

Australia Says It Welcomes Chinese Students as Long as They Respect Freedom of Speech

 

North Korea writes letter to Australia warning about Donald Trump's 'heinous moves'

 

Rest in peace: Australian auto industry dies at 69

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

   

Police: Ford worker kills himself at Detroit-area factory

 

BOY SCOUTS

 

What’s Wrong With The Boy Scouts Goes Deeper Than Social Issues Into Cowardice

 

CANADA

 

TSX sees gains while Wall Street sets records; Canadian dollar drops

 

Mr. Charter Trudeau won't condemn Quebec niqab ban law (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Montreal protesters don surgical masks, scarves over new face-covering law

 

Lawrence Solomon: Trudeau stubbornly keeps Canada standing with Paris as everyone else bails

 

A remote Nova Scotian strip of land is symbolic of upcoming NAFTA fight

 

Fish sold in Toronto-area stores recalled due to botulism risk: CFIA

 

Canadian human rights lawyer: “Fear of some elements of Islam is mere prudence”

 

Canada’s inflation rate up 1.6 per cent in September led by higher gasoline prices

 

Canada: Muslim not guilty of sexual assault of wife because he thought he could force her to have sex

 

Racist Halloween costumes are still being sold in Toronto stores

 

Putin says Canada playing 'political games' with Magnitsky law  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Has the Canadian dollar topped out?

 

 

CARIBBEAN

 

"Afraid to die": Puerto Ricans seek evacuation help

 

 

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA)

 

 CIA says US-Canadian family held hostage in Pak for 5 yrs, contradicts Pak army

 

Pompeo warns of North Korea's nuclear advances   (Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Mike Pompeo)

 

Why is the CIA tweeting about puppies?

 

CIA director distorts intelligence community’s findings on Russian interference

 

Lulu the dog flunked out of CIA bomb-sniffer school because she just didn’t care

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Activist Leaders Legislating an End to Christian Society

 

Europe's officialdom erasing Christianity

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Communist party seniors had plotted to overthrow Xi, says top official (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)

 

China's bank chief warns of a 'sharp correction'

 

Brookings China scholar: Xi may anoint Hu Chunhua as successor

 

Infrastructure investment, not speculation, explains China’s corporate debt

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

US will have to accept N Korea’s nuclear status – Pyongyang

 

N.Korea 'Moves onto War Footing'

 

North Korea: The Case for Doing Nothing

 

Didn't North Korea know of B1-B flight?

 

North Korea's Foreign Policy Guideline: Don't Trust America

 

'Natural' earthquake hits North Korea

 

North Korea's 'stressed' nuclear test mountain on verge of collapse

 

Robert Samuelson: North Korea's Cyber Army

 

 

CONGRESS

 

Congress needs to do its job and pass a bump stock ban

 

COURTS

 

Las Vegas cops clam up, as judge orders hotel not to destroy evidence

 

3 MS-13 associates plead guilty to roles in girl's killing

 

Federal Court Ponders Constitutionality of Prostitution Ban

 

Judge refuses to clear Joe Arpaio conviction record

 

Teen accused of filming girl's suicide to be tried for murder

 

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

3 arrested after shooting at Florida white nationalist speech

 

Florida teacher, 30, arrested for 'multiple' sex romps inside high school with female student

 

Transgender woman convicted of sexually assaulting 10-year-old girl in bathroom

 

Colorado State student, two others killed in shooting

 

Gas station clerk accused of killing man over bag of candy

 

Survivor of deadly Md. workplace shooting speaks out

 

Teacher hit in face with brick after school cellphone dispute

 

How a Texas town is healing after a cop killed a black teenager

 

 

DEATH-PENALTY

 

'I hate you'; Alabama inmate defiant before his execution for killing cop

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Ethics Watchdog To FEC: Uh, The DNC Chair Might Have Illegally Appropriated Campaign Funds

 

Sanders Supporters in DNC Worry They’ll Be ‘Purged’ by Party Establishment (US Senator of Vermont Bernard Sanders (I-Socialist)

 

DNC reshuffle has some worrying about a ‘purge’

 

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Obama decries 'nasty' politics while rallying for Virginia Dem

 

Obama campaigns for VA gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam

 

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Time to Improve the Department of Homeland Security

 

DHS won’t target DACA recipients for deportation

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Jeff Sessions Just Confessed His Negligence on Russia  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions) 

 

Judging by Mueller's staffing choices, he may not be very interested in justice

 

ECONOMY

 

Wall St gains, progress in Trump's tax plan lifts hopes

 

Dollar Gains With U.S. Stocks on Trump Tax Outlook: Markets Wrap

 

Stocks close at records on tax cut hopes

 

Asian shares edge higher, Fed chief speculation tempers appetite

 

Dollar Gains, Treasuries Fall on U.S. Tax Hopes: Markets Wrap

 

U.S. existing home sales unexpectedly rebound in September

 

Dollar strengthens, set to book weekly gain on revived tax-reform hope

 

Failure on tax cuts really could tank the markets

 

Merck to cut 1,800 U.S. sales jobs, add 960 in chronic care

 

Gold at 2-week low, tallies biggest weekly loss in a month

 

Stock market's future in Trump's hands as Federal Reserve chair pick looms

 

EDUCATION

 

Georgia student sues over refusal to let white nationalist RIchard Spencer speak at PSU

 

Expanding computer science in schools is a bipartisan opportunity

 

Hamas-linked CAIR’s Nihad Awad to speak at Harvard

 

Avid hunter told he can't pose with shotgun for high school yearbook photo

 

We Live In The Dystopia Young Adult Fiction Warns Us About

 

School apologizes for photo appearing to show black girl on leash

 

White nationalist heckled at University of Florida

 

NBC Op-Ed Complains ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Teaches Children Not to Believe Rape Victims

 

Intellectual Morons: Professor Evil Calls for the End of Humanity

 

A Pedagogy Questioned (Penn grad student says she’s under fire on campus and off for using a teaching technique that involves specifically calling on students from underrepresented groups.)

 

Leftist protesters storm university’s College Republicans meeting, 3 arrested

 

Crackdown on ‘Pay to Play’ for ‘Military-Friendly’ Colleges

 

When love trumps hate: Crowds cheer as a black man HUGS a Nazi in a swastika shirt who was attacked when he turned up at a talk by white supremacist Richard Spencer

 

Teacher out after putting duct tape over kids' mouths, officials say

 

Anti-Israel Student Org’s National Conference to Focus on U.S., Israel ‘Legacy of Exploitation’

 

Study: Obama-Era Guidance on Racial Disparity in Suspension Has Mixed Impact

 

Teacher resigns after ‘MAGA’ t-shirts controversy

 

EGYPT

3 Egyptian police officers killed in shoot-out with jihadists

 

ELECTION 2020

 

Secret John Kasich meeting signals he's open to 2020 run

 

ENERGY

 

Oil’s modest recovery leaves U.S. prices nearly flat for the week

 

Energy Prices

 

Money flows as boom-or-bust Texas oil fields roar back to life

 

Alaskans Want More Drilling. Trump and Congress Are Working to Make It Happen.

 

ENVIRONMENT

 

Pollution linked to 9M deaths worldwide each year

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

Trump’s EPA Chief Charts a New Course: An Interview With Scott Pruitt  (Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt)

 

EPA head says he doesn’t meet with ‘polluters’

 

Trump admin scraps EPA's deceitful 'sue and settle' trick

 

Trump Bends The Knee To King Corn

 

EUROPE

 

In Ukraine, people power rattles another government

 

Is liberalism a dying faith?

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks nudge higher as Catalan worries keep gains in check

 

Sweden: Politicians Want to Deploy Army to No-Go Zones

 

Czechs Elect New Parliament, Rich Businessman Likely Next Prime Minister

 

Falling stone kills Italy church tourist

 

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA)

 

U.S. warns airliners about potential fire, explosion risk aboard planes

 

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

In Case You Missed It: Robert Mueller Was FBI Director During The Russia Uranium Investigation

 

New FBI chief predicts: 'Our integrity will be tested'

 

FBI joins investigation on Niger ambush

 

 

FEDERAL DEFICIT

 

U.S. Posts Its Largest Budget Deficit Since 2013

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Trump Says He’s Eyeing Taylor, Powell, Yellen for Top Fed Post

 

Japan’s election shows why Yellen is wrong on inflation (Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen)

 

Janet Yellen interviews with Trump for a second stint as Fed chair

 

FEMINISM

 

Feminism’s Experiment Against Common Sense

 

FRANCE

 

France's Macron: Raqqa's fall isn't end of battle against Islamic State   (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

France races to tear down its 570 squalid shanty towns but root problems persist

 

French president Macron says UK still 'a long way off' on Brexit bill

 

GERMANY

 

96-year-old ex-Nazi guard charged in Germany

 

EU anti-trust investigators raid BMW headquarters in Munich

 

The first sex doll brothel has opened in Germany

 

Pint-sized campaign to combat violence against women aims for big impact in Hamburg

 

Merkel Risks Deepening EU Rifts (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Wild boars go on rampage in north German town, injuring four people

 

Merkel Moves Left to Disarm the Right

 

GLOBALIZATION

 

The Global Failure of Globalization

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Trump's health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Rate of U.S. adults with health insurance makes U-turn: Survey

 

HISTORY

 

Goodbye, Columbus... at Least for Now

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Tarantino on explosive Weinstein allegations: ‘I knew enough to do more than I did’

 

LAPD investigating alleged sexual assault involving Harvey Weinstein

 

Weinstein scandal exposes depth of abuse, harassment in Hollywood

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

House Intelligence Panel is Reviewing Uranium One Deal Amid New Evidence of Russian Bribery

 

Lynch meets with House investigators amid questions on Russia, Clinton (Former US Attorney General Loretta Lynch)

 

GOP Congressman: ‘There’s Nothing Wrong with Lowering Taxes for Rich People’

 

Rep. Wilson: John Kelly Calling Me An 'Empty Barrel' Is Racist

 

Democrat Didn’t Fire Top Staffer, Who Earned $170K, for Tax Evasion Conviction

 

Paul Ryan: "Identity politics has gotten out of control in our country"   (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

Wilson accuses Kelly of lying: ‘How dare he’

 

Rep. Wilson: Trump White House is 'full of white supremacists'

 

House speaker roasts Trump, Democrats in charity dinner speech

 

Democratic candidate facing felony charge quits House race

 

Dem rep responds to Kelly: 'This has become totally personal'

 

After public scolding, Rep. Frederica Wilson won't comment further on widow's call with Trump ...

 

... but not before she said the controversy made her 'a rock star'

 

HURRICANES

 

Boycott Israel & you won’t get aid donations, Hurricane Harvey victims told

 

IMMIGRATION

 

There Can Be No Compromise on Immigration Reform


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

ICE Director: Suspected Wine Country Arsonist Is Illegal Alien Mexican National

 

INDIA

 

Fact Check: Is India’s Declining Cash to GDP Ratio an Indicator of Progress?

 

Less pollution this Diwali but Delhi’s air quality has entered severe zone

 

India And China Are Beating Japan

 

India welcomes Tillerson call for deeper ties to counter China (US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson)

 

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICES (IRS)

 

The IRS scandal has not disappeared – it’s gotten worse

 

IRS to crack down on Obamacare declarations next year

 

IRAN

 

Trump's 'New Strategy On Iran': The Price Of Indecision Is Accepting The Reality Of A Nuclear Iran, With Its Regional Expansion – Which Will Result In Escalation Of Its Political And Military Activity Against The U.S.

 

Prophecy Is Taking Shape As Iran Is Now Conquering Northern Iraq And Forming Its Shiite Crescent

 

Iranian Aggression Intensifies  

 

IRAQ

 

Fierce clashes erupt between Kurdish and Iraqi troops

 

Major Catholic Charity Admits ‘ISIS Is Defeated But They Won The War- Christianity Is Gone From Iraq And All That Is Left Is To Help The Survivors’- We Warned You This Would Happen

 

ISLAM

 

How the Muslim World Lost the Freedom to Choose

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Friday, October 20, 2017)

 

Palestinians Erect Memorial To Saddam Hussein In Qalqilya, Bearing Slogan 'Arab Palestine From River To Sea'

 

West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  city erects memorial to Saddam Hussein

 

Arab Terrorist Stole Truck Looking to Run Over IDF Soldiers (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Palestinian truck driver: ‘I wanted to run over soldiers because of Al-Aqsa’

 

Israeli forces shoot, injure Palestinian teen sailing off Gaza coast

 

To help unity deal, Gaza families get $50,000 payments to end blood feuds

 

Liberman Says Assad ‘Shouldn’t Test Us’ After IDF Retaliates Against Syrian ‘Spillover’ Fire (Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman/ Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)

 

Senior Hamas delegation arrives in Tehran for talks

 

Israeli forces detain Palestinian for allegedly planning vehicular attack

 

Nazareth’s only guide dog owner is trailblazing just by walking down the street

 

Belgium and Norway–but not US– Act Against Palestinian Incitement

 

Ashrawi: Israeli settlement activity in the West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  amounts to war crimes

 

Netanyahu Commends Trump Administration on Reinforcing Quartet Conditions for Talks (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Quoting Arafat, Palestinian mission in Colombia calls for Israel’s destruction

 

Ignoring empty threats, Iran tightens its military noose around Israel

 

For Israel, concern over Iran leads to better ties with Arab states

 

Israel Delays Five Cancer Patients In Gaza From Receiving Medical Treatment

 

PA mission to Colombia calls for Israel's destruction

 

Holland’s new deputy foreign minister called Netanyahu a racist demagogue

 

Israeli forces raid refugee camp, ransack homes in search of weapons

 

Netanyahu said to be lobbying world leaders to support Kurds

 

Netanyahu declares Israel will stay in the Jordan Valley

 

Six Day War vets, Women of the Wall scuffle with guards at Western Wall

 

EU States Want Compensation For Israeli W. Bank (Judea and Samaria)  Demolitions

 

Barak claims tense Netanyahu-Obama relations scuttled gift of free F-35s (Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak)

 

London rejects Palestinian anti-Israel ad campaign

 

Germany approves submarine sale to Israel

 

As he moves to right, Israel’s Labor leader said planning to drop party’s name

 

Austrian Jews to Israel: Respect our stand on far-right Freedom Party

 

Mass murderers honored at Palestinian University

 

Hamas top dog: We won’t discuss recognizing Israel, only wiping it out

 

JAPAN

 

3 things investors need to know about Japan’s snap election this Sunday

 

'How to survive a N. Korean missile' - in Japanese manga form

 

Why Japanese people keep working themselves to death

 

MEDIA 

 

Bozell Blasts Media Blackout of Clinton-Uranium Scandal Senate Probe

 

Fox News Duped By Phony Military Hero, Removes False Story

 

Now anti-Trump 'plague' strikes famous newsroom

 

MEDICAID

 

Report: Medicaid enrollments, costs begin to stabilize

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

3 Saudi universities receive top positions in QS rankings

 

Saudi Arabia supports any action against Iranian aggression

 

Saudi labor minister stresses Kingdom’s pursuit in raising awareness against drugs

 

MILITARY

 

Pentagon Report: IED Casualties Surge in Afghanistan

 

Harnessing commercially available geospatial imagery for defense analysis

 

Grim details revealed about U.S. soldier found dead after ambush

 

What we know about the deadly ambush in Niger

 

Confusion leads to investigation of Niger ambush

 

Pentagon: Troops never left battlespace in Niger during nearly two-day search for missing soldier

 

Pentagon defends U.S. troops who searched for slain soldier missing in Niger

 

Advocates fight for Desert Storm memorial site near National Mall

 

Plan to replace 'Choice' also will modernize VA health system

 

Remember Robert Kelly and these 3rd  Battalion, 5th  Marines

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

NATO Grapples with Serious Organizational Shortcomings

 

US, allies grapple with countering Russia’s cyberoffensive

 

PAKISTAN

 

Trump resumes and intensifies drone strikes on Pakistan after hostage rescue

 

Attack on workers at key Pakistan port for Chinese project; 26 hurt

 

US Vice-President thanked Shahid Khaqan for freeing US citizen

 

'Missing' journalist Zeenat Shahzadi recovered after more than 2 years

 

Nawaz Sharif,Maryam Nawaz,Captain Safdar indicted by accountability court

 

Female Pakistani journalists share stories of harassment at the workplace

 

Seven police personnel killed,several injured in Quetta bomb blast

 

Police detain 50 in connection with Karachi knife attacks

 

 

PHILIPPINES

 

Fatal blows to Islamic State in the Philippines

 

POLLS

 

Latest Polls

 

PORNOGRAPHY

 

Playboy features model as first transgender playmate

 

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

Lutheran Church Decides That the Best Way to Retain Members Is to Stop Preaching the Gospel

 

For the First Time, Majority of Americans Believe Faith Is Not Necessary for Morality

 

RUSSIA

 

Lavrov:  US must withdraw nukes from Europe (Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov)

 

The West fears Russian weapons based on new physical principles

 

Russian economy’s losses from cyber threats may surge fourfold in two years

 

Moscow seeks support for Russia-Chinese roadmap on North Korea

 

Russian defense contractor developing new heavy helicopter prototype

 

A US consulting firm with ties to the Clintons lobbied on behalf of Russia's nuclear giant

 

Putin says Americans don't show Trump enough respect  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Putin’s rage triggered by Obama’s moves

 

Russian Christian Man Is Arrested And Faces Jail Time For ‘Hate Crimes’ For Writing Poem Calling Atheists ‘Despicable’ And Hoping For A Return Of The Inquisition

 

SCIENCE

 

Massive cave discovered underneath lunar surface

 

 

SENATE

 

GOP proposal triggers nuclear sanctions on Iran for missile work

 

Republicans are celebrating tax cuts that are still a long way from becoming reality

 

Trump nominees show up for work without waiting for Senate approval

 

Heitkamp Raised Twice as Much From Goldman Sachs as From North Dakota  (US Senator of North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D)

 

Sen. Harris Quiet as Civil Rights Group Throws Support Behind Anti-Sex-Trafficking Bill  (US Senator of California Kamala Harris (D)

 

Senators introduce new bill on social media ads

 

U.S. Senate Adopts Budget, Giving Momentum to Trump's Tax-Cut Plans  

 

Trump's cybersecurity czar skips hacking hearing

 

Senate Investigates Russia, Hillary Clinton, Obama, Uranium And Bribes — And It's About Time

 

Senators announce 24 cosponsors for Obamacare deal

 

Democrats fail to block budget measure allowing oil and gas drilling in Alaskan wildlife refuge

 

Senate tees up House-passed disaster relief bill

 

Steve Bannon said to be in regular contact with Kid Rock about Senate run

 

Senate defeats Rand Paul’s attempt to cut $43 billion in spending

 

Senate votes down effort to block drilling in Alaska refuge

 

Grassley Calls on Sessions to Release FBI Informant in Russia Uranium Deal From Any Obama-Era Gag Order

 

Barrasso Seeks Documents Related to Russia Uranium Investigation  (US Senator of Wyoming John Barrasso (R)

 

Orrin Hatch: Drop the conspiracy theories. Congress didn’t hobble the DEA. (US Senator of Utah Orrin Hatch (R)

 

As Opioids Cross the Border, Several Senators Consider Importing Drugs from Canada

 

'Sen. John McCain – ya gotta quit'

 

Sen. Ben Sasse gifted with cases of Dr Pepper after spilling on Ted Cruz

 

SEX TRAFFICKING

 

3-month-old and 5-year-old girls rescued in sex trafficking crackdown

 

SOCIALISM

 

$2.4 Million in Medicare Parts A & B Payments Made to Dead People

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Twitter's speech police will silence the weak

 
SOUTH AMERICA

 

Argentine elections a bellwether on left’s hopes for a comeback

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

South Korea's New 'Frankenmissile' Would Take Out North Korea's Kim Jong Un and His Nuclear Weapons (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

US Carrier Patrols Off Korean Peninsula Announcing It’s Ready to Defend South Korea

 

1 in 3 Korean Men Will Face Being Single for Life by 2035

 

Work on 2 nuclear reactors to resume

 

Korea's Startling Wage Gap Between Big and Small Firms

 

Air Force vows to create new surveillance unit

 

13,500 AIDS patients in South Korea

 

Minor quake jolts Jinan

 

BOK Holds Key Rate Steady for 16th Consecutive Month

 

Korea defends itself at U.S. washer safeguard hearing

 

N. Korea cloud has silver lining for South's armsmakers

 

SPAIN

 

Catalan Rebels Say Spain Will Live to Regret Hostile Power Grab

 

EU rules out any role in Catalan crisis

 

SPORTS

 

Sliding NFL ratings could deliver hit to TV networks

 

Coach dismissed after telling team to taunt player with two mothers

 

Michigan's top cop fined five days pay for calling NFL players who take the knee 'anti-American degenerates' 

 

The NFL owners with a playbook of their own

 

Marshawn Lynch ejected for fighting, shoving referee

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

College Football Scoreboard (Men)

 

NFL Scoreboard

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Tillerson heads back to deal with Gulf crisis (US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson)

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Antonin Scalia’s Son Speaks About His Father’s Legacy

 

SYRIA

 

Syrian Reconstruction Spells Juicy Contracts for Russian, Iranian Firms

 

Senior foreign ISIS leaders taken prisoner in Raqqa operation

 

With Loss of Raqqa, the ISIS ‘Caliphate’ Is Ending

 

Israeli, Russian & Iranian Interests Collide In Syria

 

The rubble in Raqqa reminds us of our military might. But what’s next?

 

TAIWAN

 

100% chance US, Japan would help Taiwan if China attacks: researcher

 

Taiwan, the US drop Formosat-7 satellite plans

 

Most lunchboxes break sodium intake guideline

 

Police investigate acid attack at NTU

 

Taiwan and France join forces to boost cooperation in technological innovation

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

A California county will soon test driverless shuttles on its public roads

 

TERRORISM

 

ISIS Details Devastation of California Wildfires in Caliphate Newsletter

 

Muslim-run messaging center wages cyberwar on Islamic State

 

TURKEY

 

EU considers reducing $5bn accession aid to Turkey

 

U.S.-Turkey Visa Standoff Disrupts Business and Tourism

 

Here's How to Pull Turkey Back From the Brink

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)
 

FTSE 100 wobbles into the close as pound rallies on Brexit progress

 

British pols outraged after Trump notes UK crime rise amid spread of “Radical Islamic terror”

 

UK’s “anti-terror watchdog”: “Naive” returning ISIS jihadis should not be prosecuted

 

Parents In The UK Persecute Christian School For Teaching About Sin And Hell At The Same Time Countless Numbers Of Brits Are Traveling To Serbia To Have Sex With Animals

 

UK Parliament calls out fake Qatari news reports about politicians’ visit

 

One in three Oxford colleges fail to admit single black British student

 

Meteor lights up New England sky mid-afternoon

 

Theresa May admits Brexit negotiations have been in 'difficulty' (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

Childcare: Costs in England rise up to seven times faster than wages

 

May urges new dynamic in Brexit talks

 

Bedbugs: British Airways issues apology for infestation

 

Mobile companies overcharging customers

 

British birds evolve bigger beaks to use garden feeders

 

'Storm Brian' set to hit UK this weekend

 

Home Office issues visa to stranded Royal Navy pilot's wife

 

Bank under fire for lack of diversity

 

Hospital bosses fear 'a return to 1999'

 

A-level row head teacher suspended

 

UK is confusing the EU, says Corbyn after meeting Barnier

 

Shop worker held over 'racist' video

 

College drops Nobel laureate from common room's name

 

125,000 salmon die in disease outbreak

 

St Olave’s: Head of school that forced students out for missing grades suspended

 

Ex-teacher, 90, abused schoolboys on camping trip in 1970s (Scotland)

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Trump says UN chief doing ‘very, very spectacular job’

 

Report: UN Promoting Anti-Semitic Hate Groups, Terrorism

 

"The magnitude of the challenge is daunting" in the crisis of Rohingya children, UNICEF says

 

UNITED STATES

 

Grading on a Curve (Boosterism trumps reality in a new evaluation of the country’s safest cities.)

 

WELFARE STATE

 

We Need A Child Tax Credit Bump To Undo Our Welfare State’s Redistribution Of Children

 
WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Gold Star Widow Releases AUDIO Of Her Call With Trump

 

Ugly: Trump-Obsessed Dems Shift Attacks to Gold Star Father and Four Star General John Kelly

 

Liberals Attack Kelly After He Explains Trump’s Calls With Families of Fallen Soldiers

 

Trump and the Return to Constitutional Government

 

Why Presidents' rebuke of Trump won't matter

 

Trump cites 'radical Islamic terror' in U.K. crime increase

 

Outrage as media attacks Kelly for defending President Trump

 

Trump always takes the low road

 

Gold Star family that Trump promised $25K has been in the public eye before

 

Melania Trump donates inaugural gown to Smithsonian

 

O'Donnell Slams Kelly For Growing Up In Racist Neighborhood

 

Blindsided Trump officials scrambling to develop opioid plan

 

Millennials LOVE Bernie's Tax Plan -- Until They're Told It's Trump's...

 

Trump says the media won’t cover ‘real’ Russia story. It already did. Years ago.

 

Sam Tanenhaus: Is Trump the New Reagan?

 

The Age of Trump: View From a Supporter

 

Trump's chief of staff offers emotional take on call to slain soldier's widow

 

George W. Bush just laid a major smackdown on Trumpism

 

John Kelly says he was ‘stunned’ by Dem rep's attacks on Trump

 

Analysis: Kelly's speech touched on the fear of "split in America"

 

Trump gives his administration "10" out of 10 on Puerto Rico

 

Trump’s mindless cruelty to a soldier’s widow speaks to the core of his character

 

Trump praises Senate for passing budget, eyeing tax reform

 

Trump slams media for ignoring Hillary-Russia revelations

 

Trump slams 'wacky' Frederica Wilson amid Gold Star widow controversy

 

 

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)

 

Mugabe named 'goodwill ambassador' despite rights abuses  (Zimbabwe Dictator Robert Mugabe has long faced United States sanctions over his government’s human rights abuses. But the World Health Organization’s new chief is making the longtime African leader a “goodwill ambassador.”) 

 

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