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Saturday, October 21, 2017






In Today’s Issue: 




'Aborter of 6, Redeemed by Jesus'


Illegal immigrant’s abortion demand turns into major battle over Constitution


This Abortion Clinic Has Denied Claims It Rewards Staff For Encouraging Terminations


Abortion Ideologues Subvert a Woman’s Rights


Ballot proposal draws concern from abortion-rights backers (Florida)


Appeals court delays abortion for immigrant held in federal detention


Appeals court delays abortion for undocumented teen; gives government time to find her a sponsor


Appeals court delays abortion for illegal-alien teen


DC Circuit Declines to Allow Pregnant Undocumented Teen to Get Abortion, for Now


U.S. abortion rate falls 25 percent, but procedure is still common


Case Considers Unaccompanied Minor's Right To Have An Abortion


The Trump administration just made its most Orwellian attack on abortion


Suspicious package at Dallas abortion clinic was a hoax 'to create fear and alarm'


'Doll' Found at Abortion Center Meant to Incite Fear, Scare Off Peaceful Protesters


Rauner's support slips w/abortion bill (Governor of Illinois Bruce Rauner (R)


The U.S. government can't hold undocumented pregnant teens hostage when they want an abortion


Abortion clinic accused of paying staff bonuses for persuading women to terminate pregnancies (United Kingdom)


‘Burn the pope’: Pro-abortion feminists try to set fire to Cathedral in Argentina





Rights Group Says Afghanistan Failing to Educate Girls


Afghan troops go AWOL in U.S.; IG says wastes taxpayer money, poses security threat




Somalia's death toll at 358 as 'state of war' planned


13 soldiers killed in latest attack on Niger's military




Personal Health



Thousands of Rohingya fight for survival at Bangladesh border





Coalition says airport workers to be tested for explosives under security crackdown


Can a man-made Great Barrier Reef help save the real one?





Trudeau reluctant to reveal too much on Quebec's face-covering law: Aaron Wherry (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)


Muslim student in Canada posts hate screed, “Be proud of this country? For what, over 400 years of genocide?”


So, who in Canada actually applied to be Amazon's next HQ2?


Fallout from Motherisk's flawed tests a national tragedy


Woman stabbed in ‘random attack’ in Lawrence Park


Thousands of Canadians live in the U.S. on NAFTA permits. What happens if Trump kills the treaty?


Teens stabbed near Scarborough school in stable condition: police


Mississauga woman charged in immigration scam  




Many Trump voters who got hurricane relief in Texas aren’t sure Puerto Ricans should


'Sea of plastic': How pristine Caribbean waters are being choked by bottles and bags after hurricane season storms wash garbage into the ocean




Backyard chicken trend causes spike in infections, 1 fatal




Is Alec Baldwin going to run for president? SNL star teases the tantalizing prospect of going up against Trump as he tweets about 'how entertaining the debates would be'





China Says it Will Continue Talking With North Korea, as Trump Seeks Tougher Action


The Only Taiwanese Delegate at the 19th  Party Congress Is Not a Taiwan Citizen


Max Hastings: A bitter China is marching to global domination which may lead to a conflict with the US - and the worst world war in history... 





Total number of US victims in Cuba attacks rises to 24


Number of U.S. Diplomats Who Have Suffered From Attacks in Cuba Rises to 24





World superpowers bear down on Kim Jong-un to demand North Korea disarm nuclear weapons




Company behind anti-Trump intel dossier asks court to block Congress from reviewing records





Harassment Claims at Amazon Stir Diversity Worries


How de Blasio and Cuomo made NYC a rotten suitor for Amazon


A very strange way to woo Amazon  (Does Mayor de Blasio (D) really want Amazon to choose New York City for its second headquarters? Judging by his public comments, the answer is . . . well, we don’t really know....)




Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brain


'Underwear bomber' gets his panties in a twist





Possible serial killer "terrorizing" Florida neighborhood


Stephen Paddock's Las Vegas hotel room won't be rented out again


Muslim refugee in Obama 'Welcoming City' busted for pedophilia


Authorities: Several teens in custody after rock thrown from I-75 overpass in Michigan, killing man


Md. case of rape allegation that caught White House attention quietly ends


"I ain't going to lie, I did it," teacher-beating suspect allegedly says


Body Cameras Have No Effect on Police Actions, Study Says


Mom arrested for allegedly selling drugs to teens


Missing US hikers died in 'murder-suicide'





US Warns Public About Attacks on Energy, Industrial Firms




DNC Votes Down Resolution Demanding Sanders Join Democratic Party





Dems aim to boost black turnout in Virginia governor's race


Hillary Clinton: ‘I really tried to get out of going’ to Trump inauguration





Why is Jeff Sessions hiding the Uranium One informant? (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)


The Obama Administration’s Uranium One Scandal


Justice Department says Obama-era medical marijuana prosecution wasn't allowed




The Dow is telling the most important story about Trump




Why Should We Care About Crackpot Professors?


Schools saying no to the really insensitive, the overly creepy and the too controversial


No Twitter Teddybears for Socialist Students Threatening to Shoot President


My teacher, the predator


Ohio State denies request to have Richard Spencer speak on campus


LSU reinstates alcohol ban a month after student's death


A black protester hugged a white nationalist outside Richard Spencer’s talk. ‘Why do you hate me?’ he asked.


Teacher fired for throwing dildo-filled classroom party




54 Egyptian police killed in ambush, say officials


Egypt: Irish-Egyptian man freed after four years in jail over protest




'He's running': James Comey's alleged Twitter account tweets from Iowa, fueling 2020 quips




Energy Prices


G.O.P. Seizes Chance to Open Oil Drilling in Arctic Refuge


Why coal and nuclear aren't going anywhere




Sea levels have been rising for 10,000 years




EPA’s Pruitt abolishes ‘sue and settle’ (Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt)





Vikings Razed the Forests. Can Iceland Regrow Them?


Norway: Women take top three jobs in government




Surge For Right-Wing Eurosceptic ‘Czech Trump’ at Worst Election in Czech History for Left Party


Swedish politicians call for Army to be deployed to No-Go Zones


Hungary fears Soros influence could force out Orban, open doors to Muslim migrants


Amid doctors' hunger strike, Poland may boost health budget





Turley Warns of ‘Reckless and Chilling’ Attacks on Free Speech by Regulating Drudge, Other Websites




Janet Yellen gives rare speech as Trump decides her fate    (Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen)




Crime down but misery persists one year since Calais camp evacuation




4 stabbed at Munich train station; 1 arrested


Suspect arrested in Munich knife assault: police




Bannon bashes George W. Bush to California Republicans


Bannon on Fire in CA: Three Standing Ovations at GOP Convention Keynote


George W. Bush Drops His Mask on Russian Election Collusion and Globalism (Former President George W Bush)


What Dubya missed about nationalism


Steve Bannon isn’t as influential as he likes to think





Georgia lawmaker and wife of Trump's former health secretary wants HIV patients to be QUARANTINED to curb the rate of infections


Trump's right about plan for 'bailing out' health insurers


More cancer patients now have insurance because of Obamacare


Trump administration’s ACA enrollment schedule may lock millions into unwanted plans





GOP eyes move to lower premiums right before 2018 elections


Who Says We Spend 'Too Much' On Health Care?


E-cigarettes can trigger deadly lung diseases as easily as tobacco products, study says


Jambalaya at fundraiser may have sickened dozens, killed 1


How long does it take YOU to grasp this reading test? If you struggle, it could be an early sign of dementia, scientists claim




Bozell & Graham: Hollywood Never Apologizes For Ultraviolence


1980s actress Heather Kerr says Harvey Weinstein made her touch his genitals




Subway art in memory of Holocaust victims (Vienna subway remembers city’s little-known apartment concentration camps.)




'Church Clarity' Website Seeks to Out Churches on LGBTQ Issues Using Crowdsourcing




Maxine Waters Bashes an AIDS Walk  (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)


Conservatives drop demands for bigger spending cuts to get to tax reform


Paul Ryan says tax overhaul will include a bracket aimed at the wealthy  (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)


Financial industry worried GOP tax plan will change 401(k)s


Paul Ryan: Both left and right playing ‘identity politics’


Rep. Frederica Wilson misplays the race card




Why Is It Hard to Bust Human Traffickers?




India Might Finally Terminate Their Stealth Fighter Program With Russia


US woos India into 100-year alliance against China




Public trumps private in Widodo’s Indonesia




Abandoning our Kurdish allies is a win for our Iranian enemies


Iran Saps Strength of Revolutionary Guards With Arrests and Cutbacks




Iraqi Army: No intention to enter Kurdistan


60 Saudi firms participate in Baghdad trade fair


Has American Policy Created a Monster in Iraq?

Baghdad trade fair strengthens Saudi-Iraqi economic ties




Minnesota: Club president says he is “kind of” pro-free speech, but cancels event critical of Islam




Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Saturday, October 21, 2017)


Netanyahu Rejects IDF Choices for Military Secretary, Wants Commander Who Told Troops to Fight in God’s Name (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu/ Israel Defense Forces)


PM appoints new chief negotiator for release of Israelis held in Gaza


Israeli forces shoot, injure Palestinian teen sailing off Gaza coast


Syria: Opposition Shoots into Israel to Give IDF Pretext for Retaliation


Israel believes rocket fire from Syria may have been deliberateIsraeli forces detain Palestinian for allegedly planning vehicular attack


Livni warns: Netanyahu's anti-NGO steps are steering Israel towards McCarthyism (Hatnuah Chairwoman Tzipi Livni )


Hevron: Jewish boy injured by rock-throwing Arab terrorist  


Prime Minister Netanyahu lobbies for Iraqi Kurds


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


Germany gives green light to controversial submarine deal, Israeli sources say


PA Arabs steal over 25 tons of produce from Jewish greenhouses


‘Healing Ink’: Tattoo artists cover terror victims’ scars  


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


Israel condemns deadly attack on Egyptian policemen




Typhoon Lan expected to lash Japan this weekend




Amazon spends $3.4M on lobbying in record quarter


Former White House Cabinet Members, Governors Form Group to Lobby in Favor of Dream Act


Boom times: Lobbyists riding high in the Trump era





Fires leave marijuana crops scorched, threatening a nascent industry as California prepares for legal sales




MacCallum rips Lawrence O'Donnell's monologue on Kelly: 'How do you get away with that?'


Time Magazine: Senate Republicans Finally Got Something Done. They Should Thank Steve Bannon


Breitbart fabricated fake story immigrant started deadly Sonoma fires'


‘Megyn Kelly Today’ Continues to Experience Subpar Viewership Ratings


There's One Russia Scandal The Press Doesn't Want You To Know About




Yemen Close schools and send our children to war, urges minister




Air Force may recall 1,000 retired military pilots to address 'acute shortage'


Sgt. La David Johnson, one of 4 U.S. troops killed in Niger and center of political fight, is laid to rest


Fallen soldier remembered at Florida viewing


Mattis, McCain meet a day after subpoena threat   (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)


Pentagon Questions Conflicting Accounts in Niger Ambush


Army Special Forces medic to receive Medal of Honor on Monday


Army vet killed in Vegas shooting left funeral instructions: ‘Remember me for who I was’


VA seeking donations for health care facilities


New hull crack, typhoon divert collision-damaged USS McCain to Philippines


Veterans with 'bad paper' won't get new VA ID cards


Bergdahl saga set to enter sentencing phase


Peter Yarrow to Perform at ‘Women for Peace’ Rally Outside Pentagon


Niger ambush that left 4 US soldiers dead related to 'massive intelligence failure': Report




Where North Korean rockets meet US antimissile shields





NAACP Names New Leader for More Active Future




Pakistan Builds Afghan Border Fence in Effort to Reduce Terrorist Attacks


Pakistan’s economy teeters on all fronts




Think prison labor is a form of slavery? Think again




Russia’s free pass to undermine British democracy


Why does Putin want to control Ukraine? Ask Stalin.  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)





Roy Moore's slim lead adds to worries about Steve Bannon-Republican Party feud


Roy Moore failed to disclose $540,000 promissory note to IRS when he filed his Senate candidacy: Report


Now Washington Post misfires in attack on Roy Moore? (Alabama GOP Senate candidate)


How a Democrat Runs for Re-election in a Trump State


Senate investigators interviewed Russians from Trump Tower meeting with Trump Jr: report




Argentina Body found in icy river could sway midterm elections


Brazil arrests 108 in paedophile raid




U.S. commanders stress 'ironclad' commitment to defend South Korea


US bombers threaten Kim Jong un as military drills continue near South Korea




Madrid unveils plan to take direct control of Catalonia


Protesters flood Barcelona streets after Spain's PM says he wants to dissolve Catalonia's government


Catalonia vote: Spain expected to impose direct rule





Singer Justine Skye kneels during national anthem at NBA game


MLB Scoreboard


NHL Scoreboard


NBA Scoreboard





Oregon senator punished over alleged inappropriate touching


Islamic State celebrates, but does not claim responsibility for, California wildfires


As Trump looms over the race, Virginia tests whether an establishment Republican can succeed





Tillerson in Mideast as US seeks Saudi-Iraqi axis against Iran  (US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson)




The women who helped defeat ISIS in Raqqa




Serbian mayor dies while visiting Yilan





Tech giants' choice of Russia witnesses draws concern




Nickelodeon fires Loud House creator amid allegations he sexually harassed and blacklisted women over a decade




Fix Nafta, Don't Break It




Turkish Banks Could Face Big US Fines Over Iran


PM Yıldırım criticizes Danish counterpart over anti-Turkey remarks


Ramping up rhetoric, Turkey's Erdogan chastises U.S. over democracy (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)





UK policemen parade around in high heels and paint their nails as jihad terrorists plot


London now more dangerous than New York City, crime stats suggest


Stewardess claims first-class passengers pay flight attendants for sex


‘Health tourists’ to be charged upfront for NHS care


Children's mental health Watchdog warns over 18-month waits for treatment


Labour Party accused of having misogyny problem as MPs condemn Clive Lewis for saying 'get on your knees b----' 


Anger over Trump's UK crime tweet


Anglicanism Church of England to debate blessings for same-sex couples


Brexit deadlock talk 'exaggerated' - Tusk


Storm Brian: Network Rail warns homeowners to tie down garden furniture before 70mph winds


Education Oxbridge 'failing to address diversity', David Lammy says


'Extraordinary' student Lavinia Woodward who was spared jail after stabbing her ex-boyfriend could return to Oxford University


Laptops could be banned from checked luggage because of fire risk 




Trump calls liberation of Syrian city of Raqqa 'critical breakthrough'


Mansour: 13 Clueless Lowlights from George W. Bush’s Trump-bashing


Trump stokes hopes of Obamacare repeal — setting up Senate for another failure


Trump intends to OK release of classified Kennedy assassination files


Trump calls out Rep. Wilson again in ongoing feud about call to military widow


Trump, 'King of Debt,' makes GOP fret


'Trump is messing with the wrong woman'


Sanders' outrageous words about the role of the media (White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders)


White House: No transcript of Trump’s call to military widow


Why Obama and Bush's synchronised attacks on Donald Trump matter


White House denies Bush and Obama were attacking Trump


Pence event has ticket prices almost halved 'due to lack of demand' (Vice-President Mike Pence)


Tump likely to block release of classified JFK files: report


‘Bing, bing, bing’: Trump reveals his thinking behind firing off all those tweets


Aides 'hustled' after Trump interview to secure list of fallen soldiers: report


White House defends Kelly as above reproach


Trump: Feuding With Congress 'Helps' My Agenda


White House: 'Unfortunate' if family offended by Trump remarks


Kelly made false claims in feud over Trump’s condolence call, 2015 video shows


John Kelly owes the congresswoman an apology


WH stands by Kelly, repeats 'empty barrel' criticism of Wilson


Presidential visits to DMZ send strong signal to North Korea


New Yorker Warns Kelly’s Press Briefing Was ‘Preview’ of What ‘Military Coup Looks Like’


Democrat attacks 'very private' wedding of Pence's Marine son


Woman who accused Trump of groping her doubts Weinstein backlash means change


‘Keep that sacred’: Disgusted Kelly berates congresswoman, defends Trump in Green Beret’s death


Top Dem: White House won't say who uses private email


Gen. Kelly, admit Trump is a big part of the problem


White House calls Rep. Frederica Wilson ‘all hat and no cattle’ in feud over Trump’s call to widow


Kelly made false claims in feud over Trump’s condolence call, 2015 video shows


John Kelly shames the shameless media




WHO tries to defend ‘goodwill’ honor to Mugabe as outrage grows


WHO chief now ‘rethinking’ Mugabe ‘goodwill ambassador’ appointment after outcry



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