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Tuesday, October 16, 2018





In Today’s Issue: 




Media Ignore “Gosnell” Movie, But Viewers Give It a 99% Rating at Rotten Tomatoes


Video Touts Trump's Top Ten Pro-Life Accomplishments


Pro-Life Man Praying at Planned Parenthood is Assaulted, Taken to Hospital After Blow to His Face


In Indiana, Donnelly Set an Abortion Trap for Braun (US Senate race)


Planned Parenthood Calls Politician an “Advocate for Women.” Then He Bites and Punches His Fiance’


The  Film Left Tried to Abort


She Tried to Get Democrats to Accept Pro-Lifers, But Her Life Was Threatened and Her Idea Dismissed


'Gosnell' Movie Depicting Abortion Clinic Horror Breaks Top 10 at Box Office


When You Pray to End Abortion, Pray for the Mothers and Fathers Too


How a Trump decision on abortion policy reverberated around the globe


Abortion Clinic Downplays Botched Abortion Requiring Ambulance to 911, Calls It “Miscarrying”


Ex-Trump Aide Jason Miller Is Suing Gizmodo Over Abortion Pill Story


Over 900 Women in Scotland Given Dangerous Abortion Drug That Kills Women


Planned Parenthood Endorsed Dem Senator, Who Then Bit a Woman


Abortion Vote in Australia Tests a Government Led by Women


Three States Get Ready to Vote on Abortion


New Poll: 80% of Irish People Say Doctors Should Not be Forced to Do Abortions


A Texas Anti-Abortion Group Has To Repay The State For This Ironic Reason


Trump Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders: My Pro-Life Views are “Non-Negotiable”


Looking Back on Jane, the 1970s Underground Abortion Network


Abortion Activist Gabby Skwarko Slapped With Restraining Order After Assaulting Pro-Life Woman(Canada)


Abortion drug destroys thousands of Canadian preborn babies since becoming available in 2017


Supreme Court asked to review abortion law signed by Pence  (Vice-President Mike Pence)


Violent Pro-Abortion Rally Ends With Abortion Activists Throwing Firebombs at Church  (Buenos Aires, Argentina)




U.S., Afghan forces troops battle Taliban, ISIS ahead of elections


Women candidates face 'small-scale war' in Afghan election


Drought affecting Afghans 'more than war'


Dozens of Afghan police killed or wounded as election nears





Leah Sharibu Kept as Slave, Aid Worker Killed as ‘Apostate,’ in Nigeria, Report Says


Christian Woman And Her Four Children Thrown Out By Her Muslim Husband After They All Become Christians(Uganda)


Seven killed in Morocco train derailment


Kenyans Say Chinese Investment Brings Racism and Discrimination


Idaho Fish and Game official resigns after drawing heat for posing with animals he killed during Africa hunting trip




Jim Jones, Harvey Milk, and 10 Days That Shook San Francisco




American Bar Association Says It Won’t Review Kavanaugh Rating



Australian Market Advances


Aussie stronger as equities lend support ahead of US Federal Reserve minutes


US embassy in Australia apologizes for sending out email with photo of cat dressed like Cookie Monster




Sears Is Dead — Long Live Sears!




TSX and U.S. markets post multi-month gains


From ‘reefer madness’ to legalization: How Cannabis shed its counterculture baggage


The Hamatsa and the Mystery of the Severed Feet


Pride Toronto ends standoff with police over marching in parade, but not everyone’s happy


Doctors Expose Canadian Plans To Murder Sick Children In Hospitals And Not Tell Their Parents Until After The Child Is Dead


Canada Post workers could go on strike as soon as Monday


Watch: 'This isn't really a win for us': Cannabis legalization a bittersweet landmark for grey market pioneers


Premier Doug Ford’s cap-and-trade move will cost treasury $3B over four years


Federal government to eliminate disciplinary segregation in prisons


Ottawa presses Saudis for answers over suspected murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi


More stoned dogs: The unexpected consequences that will come from pot legalization


Most Canadians think the legal age to purchase weed should be 21, poll finds


Watch: John Robson: The Saudis don't care what Canada thinks, because we can't hurt them




Poll: Congress' Approval 21%; Trump's 44%




62 cases of AFM, the polio-like illness, confirmed across 22 states: CDC




The United States Is Entering A New Cold War — With China




Trade War Cost: China’s Third Quarter GDP Growth Seen Hitting Lowest Since 2009


China May Have $5.8 Trillion in Hidden Debt With ‘Titanic’ Risks


Former Uyghur Inmates Tell of Torture and Rape in China’s




Kim Jong-un Refuses to Submit Nuke Inventory to U.S.  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)


N. Korea slams US for 'evil' sanctions push 




As Election Nears, Faith in Congress Is Up


We’re polling dozens of the most competitive House and Senate races across the country.





Second Harvey Weinstein prosecutor quits Manhattan DA's four-strong team amid controversy over possible police cover-up of damaging evidence against an accuser


Man sentenced to 244 years for rape of baby daughter


Judge Don Willett Stands Out on Criminal Justice Reform


Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels' defamation suit against Trump, orders her to pay president's legal fees


James Wolfe, former Senate staffer charged in leak probe, pleads guilty




Brooklyn: Hate crime charge dropped against Muslim who brutally beat Jew while screaming “Allah” and “kill the Jews”


Police Find Baby Girl Stabbed and Baked in Oven in Grandmother’s Home


Maryland police officer charged with raping woman during traffic stop


Teen allegedly killed father to protect abused mom


Missing Wisconsin girl, 13, possibly spotted in Florida after parents found dead in home, police say


Police to File Criminal Complaint After Fetus Remains Found


College cheerleader charged with choking teammate unconscious


Undercover cops and reputed Pagan bikers get into wild bar brawl




Border Patrol Agents Catch 2 Illegal Alien Sex Offenders in Arizona


Migrant Caravan No. 2 Heads North, Trump Threatens to Cut Aid to Honduras




Carter Page files defamation lawsuit against DNC




Pittsburgh Democrats oust official for posting ‘I stand for the flag, I kneel at the cross’


Michael Savage: Antifa-Occupy ‘Are the Brownshirts’ of the ‘Democrat Party’


Democrats and the politics of deceit, denial, and diversion


The 25 Reasons I’m Not a Democrat


Hillary’s #MeToo Nightmare


Why Hillary Clinton can never admit the truth about Bill




DeVos accuses senator of sending 'completely false' tweet  (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)


Betsy DeVos Says Students Need to Learn Civics and Government




Department of Justice Designates Hezbollah, Mexican Drug Cartels as Transnational Organized Crime Threats


Four Men Indicted Over Billion-Dollar Telemedicine Fraud Scheme


Jeff Sessions rips federal judges over anti-Trump bias  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)




Dow ends nearly 550 points higher as upbeat earnings send stocks soaring


U.S. Stocks Rally Most Since March as Tech Surges: Markets Wrap


Wall St. rallies over 2 percent with earnings, data boost


US Employers Post Record Number of Open Jobs in August


What rising mortgage rates will cost homebuyers


Treasury yields hold ground as stocks attempt comeback


A Tragic Tale: Instant Gratification and the Great Recession


Gold ends at another multimonth high, but U.S. stock market rally limits the metal’s rise


Asia Stocks Rise With U.S. Futures; Dollar Steady: Markets Wrap


Asia stocks bounce modestly but Saudi tensions limit gains


Housing Market Is Raising Serious Red Flags


With Free Markets at Work in Mississippi, Magnolia State’s Economy Blooms




MIT unveils new $1 bn college for artificial intelligence


High School Band Banned for Skit Pointing Toy Guns at ‘Police’ in City Where 2 Officers Had Just Been Killed


Student may have handed out cookies made with human ashes


Reflections on the Revolution in Chapel Hill


Colleges Are Baffled by Bitcoin Donations


Paine College on the Brink?


Needed: a Better Guide for Choosing Colleges


Chasm Between Black Student and White Professor


Liberal Asian Elites Tell Less-Advantaged Asians To Shut Up And Accept College Discrimination


Colleges Partner With Housing Authorities to Combat Student Homelessness


Rutgers Reinvites Critic of Radicalism After Canceling Speech


University Faculty Member Secretly Records Conservative Students, Doxxes Them On Twitter




Egyptian army says 450 jihadists killed in Sinai offensive




Latest Election Polls


There’s a Giant Caveat About Democrats’ Midterms Enthusiasm


‘Blue wave’ or ‘left-wing mob’? Anti-Trump fervor fuels a new movement aimed squarely at winning elections.


Georgia Governor’s Race Reflects a Larger Fight Over Voting Rights




Michael Moore: ‘Beloved Americans’ Tom Hanks, Michelle Obama Could Defeat Trump in 2020


Julián Castro on 2020 presidential run: 'I’m likely to do it'




Oil finishes higher on U.S.-Saudi tensions, concerns over tighter crude supplies


Energy Prices


OPEC Failed to Kill the Texas Oil Boom. But Manpower Shortages Might




‘Hyperalarming’ study shows dramatic loss of insects in pristine American tropical forest




Under Shadow of Russia’s War, Ukrainian Veterans and Families of Fallen Try to Move On





Italian stocks surge, notch best day in 5 weeks amid EU budget clash


Netherlands in a 'cyberwar' with Russia: defence minister


Italy’s long budget game: The politics, stupid


Austria: Afghan Migrant Arrested After Knife Attack On Train




Trump Was Right: City Council Offices, Headed by San Juan Mayor, Have Been Raided by the FBI





It's Official: 2018 Federal Deficit Largest Since 2012

Controlling the Debt Is Gonna Be Painful





Donors to dark-money groups mostly hidden despite court ruling




Trump Says Federal Reserve Rate Hikes Are His ‘Biggest Threat’




Gloria Steinem’s Rape Cover-Up?




Visa, MasterCard and the War on The Freedom Center




Many dietary supplements contain unapproved, dangerous ingredients, study finds





Foreign-Policy Idealism Isn’t Going Away


The Historical Roots of Donald Trump's Foreign Policy





France’s Macron Reshuffles Cabinet, Hoping to a Draw Line Under Turbulent Few Months (French President Emmanuel Macron)


Tragedy in Trebes: Woman who lost husband in terror attack loses parents in floods


French President slams African women with large families, calls for them to be ‘properly educated’




Comment: Political earthquake in Bavaria? No, but Germany is still shaking things up


Syrian in Cologne hostage drama had mental problems: police


'We have to make anti-Semitism more visible' Berlin schools to report incidents




Google CEO Publicly Defends Censored ‘Dragonfly’ Search Engine




Leftist Official Suspended Over Calling For Republican Beheadings With Guillotines


Florida governor's Navy hat at center of veterans' dispute


Kimmel backs Republican running for constable in North Las Vegas




Fusion GPS' Glenn Simpson to plead the Fifth on Capitol Hill, lawyer says


Democrats, whatever you do when you seize the House in November, don't act like Newt Gingrich


Democrats Surge Ahead of Republicans in Fund-Raising for Key Races


Did Minnesota’s Eighth District really swing by almost 20 points?




Beach home survives storm nearly untouched: 'We intended to build it to survive'





India's 200 Mph Bullet Train Can't Get Started


India, China to sign internal security cooperation agreement on October 22


India’s #MeToo Moment Came Late, but It Will Be Transformative




The California-Wide Web? Why Sacramento Can’t Go Its Own Way on Net Neutrality




Iran says range of its land-to-sea missiles increased to 700 kilometers


Trump sanctions Iran over alleged child soldier recruitment





Election minded rhetoric could lead to escalation in Gaza


The 'lone terrorist' idea is a meaningless joke


Defying US, UN gives ‘Palestine’ extra rights so it can head major bloc in 2019


Foreign Ministry calls on Australia to reconsider Jerusalem remarks


UN allows Palestinians more full member powers in 2019


US Greenblatt reveals plan to unite West Bank (Judea and Samaria), Gaza


Palestinians use explosives to damage Israel-Gaza border fence


US envoy looks to boost Israel-Palestinian business cooperation in West Bank (Judea and Samaria)


Israeli Health Officials: Measles Outbreak Spreading


Japan-funded projects completed in Gaza Strip


Netanyahu pushes back after being slammed for telling heckler she’s ‘boring’ (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)


Jerusalem Arab Resident Ramadan Dabash Runs for City Hall


Hamas official says neither side really wants another war in Gaza


The UN 'Sheriff': Nikki Haley elevated Israel, damaged US standing


Israel has foiled at least 40 Islamic State jihad terror attacks in Western countries over the last three years


Hebrew College installs its first female president




Japan feeling isolated as Seoul, US and North Korea talk  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: This is wrong.  Japan should be involved in the peace process.)




Liberals Use the Internet to Move On Past the Clinton Impeachment


Leftism: The Art of the Mob




Smothered: Six Democratic Scandals That The Elite News Media Suffocated With A Pillow This Cycle


Big advertisers still shunning Ingraham’s Fox News show months after boycotts




Medicare Advantage Rates Are Falling — Let’s Help Keep Them Down




US won’t impose economic sanctions against Saudis to protect its arms sales to kingdom – analysts


Did the Khashoggi affair spring from a coup attempt against the Saudi crown prince?


Khashoggi and Chaos: The Reckless Path of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince


10 Key Questions About The Khashoggi Affair To Answer Before Buying The Press Narrative


Saudi leadership, Pompeo agree ‘thorough, transparent investigation’ into Khashoggi disappearance


Will the Saudis’ Khashoggi Confession Get Them Off the Hook?


Saudi Royal Air Force plane crashes during training mission northwest of the Kingdom


Criticism In Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon Over Hizbullah's Involvement In Yemen, Support For Houthis


Saudi missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi: Explanation expected from Saudi Arabia as Mike Pompeo arrives   (US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo)


In Shifting Story, Saudi Arabia May Admit Dissident Journalist Was Killed


More Wall Street executives have pulled out of a Saudi conference, but Steven Mnuchin plans to attend.  (Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin)




Most F-35s cleared for flight operations after grounding last week


US Defense Secretary James Mattis hits out at ‘predatory’ Chinese behavior


Pentagon Criticized for ‘Spray and Pray’ Approach to Innovation


The Fighting Spirit of the US Navy


Mattis disputes he's leaving post, says Trump with him "100 percent"  (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)


Jeff Bezos explains decision to work with Pentagon


10 percent of Air Force’s $339 million F-22 fighter jets damaged in Hurricane Michael


The U.S. 'Obviously' Doesn't Want to Contain China, Mattis Says   (Secretary of Defense James Mattis; AVIPP COMMENTARY: Why not?)


US military tightens base access for South Koreans in Japan


Military leaders assess Tyndall AFB damage as congressmen push for rebuild


Seabee who was shot and killed at military housing area near Keesler AFB is identified


Air Force activates Special Warfare Training Wing at Joint Base San Antonio


Mattis: 'I've never registered for any political party'


Army, FBI investigating soldier death at Fort Campbell




American serviceman killed in Ukrainian Su-27 crash during war games with NATO




What Is Saudi Arabia's Grand Plan for Pakistan?


Pakistan in economic crisis! Now, ally China endorses IMF bailout demand but warns this


Militants seize 14 Iranian security forces near Pakistan




Regulations would require drugmakers to disclose prices in TV ads




Washington Archdiocese releases names of 31 priests ‘credibly’ accused of abuse 




No Time to Be Nervous: Russian Cosmonaut Shrugs Off Emergency Landing


Putin to visit Paris on November 11  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)


In Ingushetia, Russia’s Smallest Region, Protests Are Reaching a Boiling Point


Russian-Backed Crimea to Boost Trade, Transport Ties With Syria


Majority of Russians Favor China, Dislike U.S. – Poll


Russia Received $15Bln Windfall From World Cup, Organizers Say


Italy's PM Slams Economic Sanctions Against Russia




SEC overturns NYSE, Nasdaq market data fee increases, Wall Street Journal reports





Sen. Tim Kaine: 'We've Got' to 'Fight in the Streets'  (US Senator of Virginia Timothy Kaine (D)


Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown Urges Amnesty for Illegals with Jobs


Heidi Heitkamp Identifies Sexual Assault Survivors Without Their Permission


The View Trashes Pro-Life Senator Ben Sasse Over Kavanaugh Vote: “Did You Not Believe Her?”  (US Senator of Nebraska Ben Sasse(R)


How Will the Senate Races Break?


 Warren stumbles with ‘Native American’ rollout  (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)


Elizabeth Warren's Terrible Policy Views Are More Disqualifying Than Her Dubious Ancestry Claims


Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren Outed as Fake Woman of Color+Fake Cherokee


Warren’s Attempt to Use Identity Politics Backfires


Dr. Ford's Willfully Tangled Web


 McConnell Blames Entitlements, Not GOP, for Rising Deficits   (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)


Watch: Hillary Clinton Rides To The Rescue Of Sen. Bob Menendez, Crashes (Literally)(US Senator of New Jersey Robert Menendez (D)


Trump blasts potential 2020 opponent Warren over 'bogus' DNA report (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)


Elizabeth Warren's DNA gambit may backfire


Cherokee Nation calls Warren's DNA test "inappropriate and wrong"


Graham says Saudi crown prince is a "wrecking ball" who has "got to go"  (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey Graham (R)


Graham: I’ll Take a DNA Test, ‘Think I Can Beat’ Warren


Michigan Senate candidate says swastika in ad was "terrible error"


Susan Collins' honorary degree should be rescinded, say faculty, alumni at university(US Senator of Maine Susan M Collins (R)


Police investigate suspicious letter sent to Susan Collins' home


Martha McSally accuses Kyrsten Sinema of supporting ‘treason’ in fiery Arizona Senate debate


Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey pulls 'insensitive' ad from certain markets after GOP challenger complains


Susan Collins' honorary degree should be rescinded, say faculty, alumni at university


Key takeaways from the Arizona Senate debate


Senator Elizabeth Warren – Still in the Average White Band (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)


Beto O'Rourke will not share $38 million he raised with other Dem Senate candidates (Democrat Senate candidate for Texas Beto O’Rourke)


Warren representing herself as Native American is quite a stretch


Spreading Bull  (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)


Dust-up with Warren shows that Trump is pulling the strings in the Democratic presidential contest


Cherokee Nation: Warren's use of DNA test 'inappropriate,' 'wrong'


Elizabeth Warren may be less Native American than average U.S. white person

Emails: Kyrsten Sinema summoned witches to her anti-war rally  

"People just can't know that." McCaskill Hides Agenda from Voters, "semi-automatic rifle ban” Video




Facebook kills ‘559 Pages’ ahead of Nov. 6; Soros group complains high-performing sites 'still up’


Facebook says it will ban voting misinformation ahead of midterms





Moon Asks Macron to Help Ease N.Korea Sanctions  (French President Emmanuel Macron/ President Moon Jae-in)


UNC, North Korean military discuss JSA disarmament


Toward stronger partnership between Korea and ASEAN


Two Koreas, United Nations Command hold talks on disarming border area


Police detain naked man at Dongduk Women's University


Distrust escalates over school records


Teacher faces arrest for allegedly assaulting disabled students


Korea announces end to MERS outbreak




College football star dropped by the Atlanta Falcons is arrested after his wife caught him 'sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl'




California’s War Against Its Own Citizens


Forecasters tweet about major flooding along Llano River: "Seek higher ground!"  (Forecasters tweeted warnings Tuesday about major flooding along the Llano River in Texas. "Seek higher ground!" the National Weather Service tweeted.)


Utility companies and fire agencies on high alert as Santa Ana winds prove to be deadly and destructive (California)


Another Cuomo ‘coincidence’ that looks a lot like corruption  (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)




Abolishing The Supreme Court Isn’t The Left’s Most Extreme Idea For Weaponizing Courts


Liberals Discover the Dangers of a Powerful Supreme Court




Taiwan Stock Market May Reclaim 10,000-Point Mark


Taiwan invites pope to visit after historic China deal



Alec Baldwin's New ABC Talk Show A Dismal Failure, Gets Pathetic Ratings




An Analysis of the “National Strategy for Counterterrorism”


Portland could put restrictions on protests if groups have history of violence, mayor says




New NAFTA/USMCA Threatens American Sovereignty




TSA Puts the Squeeze on Working Mom




US said planning targeted economic sanctions to push Iran out of Syria


Feds Collect Record Individual Income Taxes in FY 2018; Still Run $779B Deficit




US pastor says he's 'hated' in Turkey


Turkey Claims Evidence of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi's Murder by Saudi Arabia


Turkish investigators find evidence that Saudi journalist killed in consulate: official


Turkish police shoot driver ‘planning Israel protest’


Turkish investigators search Saudi Consulate where journalist last seen





New This Fall: The Preschool Hijab!


UK: Muslims forced woman to drink alcohol, then one raped her and the other sexually assaulted her


BBC to create shows with more LGBT characters to ‘increase diversity’


British pound rallies after wage data, shrugs off Brexit troubles for the day


UK government blocks study of prison conversions to Islam and prison jihad recruitment


UK actress and nurse: it’s a ‘mistake’ to let kids decide they’re transgender




Nikki Haley blasts China, calls government 'straight out of George Orwell'(US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)


Cuban Delegates Disrupt UN Meeting Called to Discuss Political Prisoners




It’s Past Time For Pope Francis To Come Clean, But Instead He’s Burying Himself




Daily Presidential Tracking Poll


Trump rips stripper Stormy Daniels after judge tosses suit, gloats over legal fee recovery


Mr. President, Money's Broken. Please Fix It.


US lags behind Russia, China on Space Force says Trump


Trump says Saudi Arabia should be presumed innocent over missing journalist


Trump's Approval Rating Is Better Than You Think


Trump sidesteps truth with his go-to moves on ‘60 Minutes’


President Trump, seeking to counter China’s growing geopolitical influence, is embracing an expansion of foreign aid.


Trump tops $100 million in fundraising for his own reelection


Melania Trump spox calls for T.I. boycott over ‘disgusting’ video sexualizing first lady


Why Trump may be the most honest president ever


If Trump won’t hold Saudi Arabia accountable, Congress should


Now a Hurricane Veteran, Trump Inspects Damage From Another Deadly Storm


Trump’s bizarre White House painting revealed



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