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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

DC Circuit Rules Noncitizens Have A Constitutional Right To U.S. Abortions

 

Federal Judge Forces Government to Facilitate Abortion for Illegal Minor in Texas

 

This Country Averages Just Two People Born With Down Syndrome a Year, The Rest are Killed in Abortions

 

Dem-appointed judges create abortion 'right' for illegal-alien teen

 

Undocumented Teen Kills Baby in Abortion After Court Forces Trump Admin to Take Her to Abortion Clinic

 

 Appeals court in Washington allows detained immigrant teen to seek abortion

 

Human Rights Advocate Condemns Shocking Campaign of Forced Abortions and Sterilizations on Disabled Women

 

Undercover video: Late-term abortion center offers to abort baby at 37 weeks for $17,000

 

Ohio Pro-Lifers to Knock 1 Million Ohio Doors to Defeat Pro-Abortion Senator Sherrod Brown

 

Pro-abortion group gives Catholic teens contraceptives behind parents’ backs: report

 

Iowa Supreme Court Blocks Pro-Life Law Requiring 3-Day Waiting Period Before Abortion

 

Stricter Missouri abortion rules take effect after legal fight

 

Shocking Podcast Reports on Babies Who Survive Botched Abortions and Live to Tell About It

 

Women fought for abortion rights. Fifty years on, the service is in crisis  (United Kingdom)

 

Woman Defends Aborting Her Baby: “It’s More Difficult Than Pro-Life Supporters Can Comprehend”

 

Breaking: Ontario bans pro-life witness outside abortion centers

 

 UK abortion activists want to ban pro-life vigil outside abortion clinic

 

Taliban Forced Woman to Have Abortion When Her Husband Refused to Join Terror Network

 

Pro-aborts challenge law protecting Northern Ireland’s disabled babies

 
ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME (AIDS)

 

Lawsuit: Louisiana sheriff rejected applicant because of HIV

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Kabul welcomes the Afghan warlord who once shelled its citizens

 

Afghan police round up Kabul addicts in fight against drugs

 

Trump's Afghanistan policy needs a reboot

 

AFRICA

 

Last-minute court bid to block Kenya poll

 

AGRICULTURE

 

Wine: Global production predicted to slump to 50-year low

 

ASIA

 

Asia at risk from credit binge, rising interest rates: World Bank

 

 

ASSISTED SUICIDE

 

27 States Have Defeated Bills Legalizing Assisted Suicide

 

Palliative Care Nurse Slams Assisted Suicide: We’re Supposed to Heal Patients Not Kill Them

 
AUSTRALIA

 

ASX in holding pattern as banks slip

 

Weak inflation sinks Australian dollar, Wall Street has its worst day in 2 months

 

Former Australia Prime Minister Paul Keating: Don’t Legalize Assisted Suicide

 

Australia: Muslim accused of using disability pension to fund the Islamic State

 

Australia to train Philippines in urban warfare

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Ford issues recalls for full-size vans and F-150 trucks; wiring issue in vans may have led to fires

 

Nissan Unveils an Electric Car More Powerful Than Its GT-R

 

CANADA

 

The close: TSX falls as earnings, Roots debut disappoint

 

Kelly McParland: Sajjan's troops are all dressed up but lack a mission (Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan)

 

'A little flattered' Quebec sex assault judge complaint

 

How do you fit into Canada's multicultural puzzle?

 

Justice minister denounces judge's comments on teen sexual assault victim's weight

 

CSIS director calls behaviour ‘unacceptable’ after report uncovers bullying, reprisals at Canada’s spy agency

 

Saskatoon teacher apologizes for ‘Eskimos’ homework

 

Canadian dollar tumbles as Bank of Canada keeps interest rate on hold

 

‘We burned a body and threw it in the lake,’ Laura Babcock’s murder trial hears

 

A majority of Torontonians now identify themselves as visible minorities

 

Quebec’s face-covering bill unites rivals who together question the government’s competence: Hébert

 

Canadian military reviewing whether to arm Kurds accused of using weapons from West against Iraqis

 

Census 2016: Toronto housing affordability now worse than Vancouver

 

 

CARIBBEAN

 

Warning issued: The Islamic State is training jihadis in Caribbean tourist hotspots

 

No Power (for Most) but Back to School (for Some) in Puerto Rico

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China’s Anti-Corruption Czar, Accused of Corruption, to Step Down

 

Liu He to take up reins as architect of China’s economic reform

 

China's Predatory Economics and How to Stop It

 

Meet Xi Jinping’s Allies Who Will Help Him Rule the Chinese Communist Party  (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)

 

Xi gets 5 more years to build "modern socialist" China

 

China Refuses to Admit It Has a Rape Problem. I Would Know.

 

China’s Communists unveil new leaders

 

Ivanka called ‘hypocrite’ for hailing US workers while using China's

 

Xi’s Key Milestone Positions Him to Rule China for Decades  (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)

 

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Humanitarian aid to North Korea falling

 

A Christian’s harrowing story of escape from Kim Jong Un’s gulag (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

Philippines says sanctions strengthen Kim as Chinese, SK defence chiefs meet

 

Has Pyongyang copied Soviet ICBMs with help from Ukraine?

 

Once Hungry for War, North Korea Now Talks About “Global Peace”

 

North Korea Tests New Engine For Its Most Dangerous Missiles

 

Banks Begin Hunt for North Korean Front Companies

 

Webb: North Korea vs. the world

 

 

CONGRESS

 

We’re About To Find Out If Democrats Really Care About Russian Interference

 

Congress Questions A $300 Million Deal To Rebuild Puerto Rico's Grid

 

Congress approves $36.5 billion disaster-relief package, providing much-needed aid to Puerto Rico

 

 

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU        

 

Consumer Bureau Loses Fight Over Class-Action Suits

 

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

Kelloggs Company Redesigns Cereal Box Over Complaints Of 'Racial Insensitivity'

 

Sears, Whirlpool end 101-year partnership

 

Lord & Taylor Sells Flagship Site as Retailers Retrench

 

 

COURTS

 

Former Philadelphia Democratic DA Sentenced to Five Years for Accepting Bribe

 

Famous major league baseball player's son hits taxpayers with $223,000 tab (Rewards same-sex 'marriage' activists after ordering clerk to violate faith.)

 

Judge upholds Trump admin’s right to withhold Clinton Benghazi emails: report

 

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Las Vegas shooter's laptop missing its hard drive

 

Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock's brother arrested for child porn

 

2 young men shot dead on Grambling State University campus

 

Student and campus visitor killed in shooting at Grambling State University, authorities say

 

Fatal shooting on Grambling State University campus

 

Manhunt after 2 shot dead on Louisiana college campus

 

Arizona teen, 21-year-old boyfriend accused of killing girl's father

 

Parent arrested for beating up teen at high school

 

‘Bigger than any of us ever imagined it would become’: Appetite for lethal narcotic grows across the country

 

Mother speaks out after 5-year-old son dies at Florida day care

 

West Virginia man allegedly beat woman, sliced her throat before throwing her off bridge

 

Man allegedly forced ‘sex slave’ to bed 100 men in four days

 

 

CYBER ATTACK

 

Cyber attack on the super-rich: The world's wealthiest people are braced for their financial details to be leaked after hackers target offshore firm in Bermuda

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Guess who paid for the ‘research’ that produced the fake Trump dossier

 

Fox Reporter Notices DNC Doesn't Completely Exonerate Itself from Dossier Report

 

DNC: Our 'new leadership' was not involved in 'Trump dossier' funding

 

Clinton Campaign and DNC Paid for Research Behind Russia Dossier

 

The Trump dossier was Clinton’s dirtiest political trick

 

Perez Slams Flake for Not Opposing Trump ‘Until It’s Too Late’ (Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez /US Senator of Arizona Jeff Flake (R)

 

Democrat teams with Republican to solve Seth Rich murder (Contend release of DNC server also would prove party rigged primary.)

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

New Poll Shows Democrats Want the Party to Move Further Left

 

Bill Clinton: "Russia attacking our whole system is serious"

 

Cuomo’s latest sandbox spat with de Blasio comes at New Yorkers’ expense (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)/ Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio)

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR

 

Interior proposes raising fees at popular national parks

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

  

Emails: Obama DOJ Officials Sought to Route ‘Slush Fund’ Cash to Orgs of Their ‘Choosing’

 

ECONOMY

 

Higher bond yields, soft earnings weigh on Wall St.

 

S&P 500, Dow log biggest drop since Sept. 5 on string of disappointing earnings

 

America’s Struggle to Fill High-Skill Jobs

 

New-home sales roar to a 10-year high in September

 

Bond bull market faces ‘moment of truth’ as 10-year yield crosses 2.40%

 

Asian shares flat, Nikkei aims for 17th   straight gain

 

Stocks in Asia Pause; Aussie at Three-Month Low: Markets Wrap

 

10-year Treasury yield touches 7-month high as anticipation over Fed pick grows

 

These Are the Fastest Growing Jobs in the U.S.

 

Dollar mostly lower; loonie dips as Bank of Canada keeps rates unchanged

 

Gold turns higher ahead of closing bell to notch a modest gain

 

Bombshell Analysis: Elites Killing US Dollar to Blame Trump

 

EDUCATION

 

Bill Gates Tacitly Admits His Common Core Experiment Was A Failure

 

Government-Funded UC Berkeley Gun Show Study Claims Link to Gun Injuries, Critics Dispute

 

Net Price Keeps Creeping Up (Tuition and fees increased by a few percentage points across the board, and aid failed to keep pace, annual College Board report shows.)

 

One in Three College Students Expect Taxpayers to Absorb Student Loans

 

Antifa targets Columbia U Republican students with wanted-style posters

 

What Do I Tell My Conservative Student? (A professor considers how he should advise such a student applying to PhD programs in a STEM field.)

 

De Blasio Pushing ‘Meatless Mondays’ for Kids’ Lunches  (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio(D)

 

Another Small College Will Close

 

Absurdly Expensive College Funds Three-Day Lecture Series Touting Totalitarian Socialist Hellhole

 

When higher education doesn't mean higher pay

 

The University of Houston: Promoting Genocide and Praising Hitler

 

Ball State fraternities swear off alcohol, for now

 

Stop school killings – by putting metal detectors in all city high schools  (Three students, three families ripped apart. One student is dead, one critically wounded and the other awaits trial. Yet, at a recent community meeting with Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio (D), Chancellor Carmen...)

 

School takes action against cheerleaders chanting N-word in video

 

EGYPT

 

Egyptian court jails policemen in rare torture verdict

 

ELECTIONS

 

Noncitizen Immigrants Voted Illegally in Pennsylvania Elections

 

Pennsylvania finds 544 possibly illegal ballots since 2000

 

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Trump campaign analytics company contacted WikiLeaks about Clinton emails

 

Nearly a year after Trump's election, both sides think they're losing

 

 

ELECTION 2020

 

Julian Assange: Hillary is “Clearly” Preparing to Run Again in 2020

 

Who are the independents who might run for president in 2020?

 

ENERGY

 

U.S. oil benchmark ends lower as crude supplies mark first rise in 5 weeks

 

Energy Prices

 

US dollar ‘Empire of Debt’ will go to war to stop emergence of petro-yuan – Max Keiser

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

Trump's EPA narrows its toxic substances review

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks end lower before ECB; Gucci parent helps lift luxury stocks

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Another Florida Latino Islamic Convert Tries to Bomb for ISIS

 

Byron York: After Trump dossier revelation, FBI is next

 

FBI: Resident warned police about Sandy Hook shooter

 

Miami Man Inspired by ISIS Accused of Trying to Bomb Dolphin Mall

 

 

 

FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION (FEC)

 

FEC Complaint States Clinton Campaign, DNC Broke Law Over Trump Dossier

 

 

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC)

 

FCC Moves to End TV-Newspaper Ownership Ban

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Trump Decides Against Gary Cohn for Fed Chair

 

FEMINISM

 

The Manipulative Feminism of Megyn Kelly

 

GERMANY

 

How Berlin is struggling to deal with growing homelessness in its parks

 

30,000 smashed beer bottles bring autobahn near Frankfurt to standstill

 

Germany Experiences Upsurge in Terrorism-Related Cases

 

'We Know How This Movie Ends' (Former German foreign minister and Green Party veteran Joschka Fischer)

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

The Global Warming Thought Police Want Skeptics In 'Jail'

 

The beginning of the end of big, climate-changing power plants in California

 

GOP

 

Breaking News: President George H.W. Bush APOLOGIZES after actress claimed he 'sexually assaulted' her - and insists his 'attempt at humor' was misinterpreted (Former President George H W Bush)

 

The Republican Party is a broken marriage

 

Conservative groups get behind Bannon revolt against Republican establishment

 

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Premiums in popular Obamacare plan to soar: Study

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Amazing Photo Shows Doctors Removing Womb With Unborn Baby to Repair Spina Bifida

 

US vaccine panel to discuss waning effectiveness, new shots

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

"Benson" star Robert Guillaume dead at 89

 

 Weinstein’s Italian Friend Is Now in the Eye of a Storm

 

Actress sues Weinstein Co., claims Harvey promised her role in exchange for oral sex

 

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

US House approves legislation to thwart Hezbollah’s cash flow

 

Emails show Holder's Justice Dept. steered cash away from conservative groups: House panel chair (Former US Attorney General Eric H Holder Jr)

 

Report: Paul Ryan Planning to Slip DACA Amnesty into Spending Deal (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

Trio of GOP-Led Committees to Investigate Obama-Era Uranium Deal With Russia

 

Trey Gowdy targeting James Comey in new Clinton probe  (US Representative of South Carolina Trey Gowdy (R)

 

House Dem worried a tree will fall on Hillary Clinton 

 

Lieu to Flake Following Retirement Announcement: ‘Welcome to the #Resistance’ (US Representative of California Ted Lieu (D)/ US Senator of Arizona Jeff Flake (R)

 

Rep. who clashed with Trump threatened

 

House considers major changes to VA health care

 

Watch: Rep. Al Green calls for Trump's impeachment, again

 

Questions linger over anti-Trump dossier after Trump’s lawyer interviewed by House panel

 

Congress launches 2 investigations into Obama administration dealings

 

Deficits, schmeficits: House conservatives cast aside fiscal warnings to make way for tax cuts

 

GOP on hunt for tax-cut funding

 

 

IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

4 Examples of What Happens When Jurisdictions Don’t Cooperate With ICE

 

 

IMMIGRATION

 

City uses 'dirty play' to squelch citizen revolt over refugees


Trump flings open U.S. doors to refugees from all countries

 

INDIA

 

Ichthyosaur fossil discovered for first time in India

 

India just said it's pumping $32 billion into its banks — here's why it matters

 

IRAN

 

Poll: Most Americans – Including Dems – Want Obama’s Iran Deal Renegotiated

 

IRAQ

 

Baghdad rejects Kurdish proposal to freeze referendum results

 

Fierce clashes with IS near Mosul; Return of 5,600 jihadists poses major threat: Soufan

 

Kurdistan Fans Mideast Flames with Independence Vote

 

Iraqi Kurds accuse Iran-backed militias of genocide in Tuz Khumatu

 

A Free Kurdistan Is In America's Strategic Interest

 

Following Kurds’ capitulation, Iran reopens border crossing

 

Iraqi Kurds offer independence freeze

 

Christian families who escaped ISIS forced to pack up and leave again

 

ISLAM

 

Maryland development under fire after selling homes only to Muslims

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Wednesday, October 25, 2017)

 

Israel’s next challenge: Precision-guided missiles in Gaza

 

Report: Netanyahu Commits $230 Million to Judea, Samaria Infrastructure Works (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Not taking PM at his word, settler leader intensifies West Bank (Judea and Samaria) roads campaign

 

PMW op-ed: The Time Has Come For FIFA To Kick Terrorism Out Of Football

 

Terror victims’ family petitions for terrorist’s entire home to be razed

 

Article In Saudi Daily Slams Hamas: It Has Founded An 'Iranian Emirate' In Gaza And Is Completely Subordinate To Iran's Ayatollahs

 

Yair Netanyahu says he’ll never be a politician

 

Report: IDF Intelligence Marks New Hezbollah Commander in Syria (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Liberman says work on underground Gaza border barrier on schedule (Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman)

 

Israel to vote on annexing illegal West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  settlements to Jerusalem

 

Police shutter PA conference in Jerusalem about land sales to Jews

 

Smuggled Sperm Allows Palestinian Prisoners to Become Fathers                 

 

Theresa May vows to mark Balfour centennial ‘with pride’ (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

Israel demolishes Palestinian Bedouin village for 120th  time

 

PLO official to ‘Post’: We welcome Sinwar’s proposal

 

Hamas embraces Iran, but wary of causing rupture in ties with Cairo 

 

Former Western defense chiefs warn Hezbollah war ‘a matter of time’

 

Pence to visit Israel during Hanukkah  (US Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

Ex-CIA chief: Let Israel buy bunker busters to deter Tehran

 

Israel sentences 22 Palestinians to imprisonment without charge or trial

 

Israeli companies working with Saudi Arabia?

 

Hamas Chief: We Will Not Renounce Violence – Reconciliation with PA in Danger

 

Israeli forces detain 3 Palestinians, handcuff and assault family members in raids

 

Glick Allowed to Visit Temple Mount with Son to Celebrate Upcoming Nuptials

 

Arab to finally receive Israeli honor as Holocaust hero

 

American Jewry’s Necessary Moral Reckoning  (Why is the American Jewish community allying with the movement to annihilate Israel?)

 

Palestinian Authority VP: Our People Are Working in Israel Boycott Movement

 

 

JAPAN

 

Abenomics reboot should include shake up of Japan’s regional banks  (Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe)

 

What comes next?

 

LIBERALISM

 

The Lib Enablers of Perv Photog Terry Richardson

 

MEDIA 

 

New York Times reporters cry foul over 'Trump dossier' pushback

 

The Megyn Kelly Problem

 

Did feds just kill off local TV, radio stations? (Media titans handed more power to dictate news.)

 

 

MEXICO

 

U.S. urges Mexico to tackle "increase" in heroin trafficking

 

El Chapo documentary producer ominously declares if harm comes to Sean Penn it will be because of his 'own actions' and not because of the series on the cartel king 

 

Terror from skies as Mexican cartel attaches bomb to drone

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

US drone strike kills 13 ‘IS fighters’ in Yemen

 

MILITARY

 

Injured SEAL cries recalling dog's death during search for Bergdahl

 

Trump’s executive order allows Air Force to call back 1,200 retired fighter jet pilots

 

3 aircraft carrier strike groups in western Pacific ahead of Trump visit

 

Inside the fortress that defends the U.S. in outer space

 

Military judge rules Navy Judge Advocate General illegally intervened in SEAL’s trial

 

Niger ambush: U.S. soldiers likely diverted during mission

 

VA touts private health care for vets but cost issues linger

 

For those tasked with finding Bowe Bergdahl, deep resentment remains

 

Airman identified as shooter in double murder-suicide in Colorado

 

Mushroom hunter finds WWII-era bomb near Ramstein Air Base

 

US suspects Niger villager betrayed Army troops

 

Mattis, allies eye faster military movement across Europe  (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)

 

Making room for a Space Corps

 

Trump’s call to one widow dominated the news; here are the other US soldiers killed in Niger

 

Pentagon advocates requiring women to sign up for military draft

 

For those tasked with finding Bowe Bergdahl, deep resentment remains

 

Gold Star mom: I felt disrespected by Obama

 

MUSIC INDUSTRY

 

Fats Domino, piano-playing prodigy and rock and roll legend, dies at 89: report

 

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP)

 

NAACP warns against flying American Airlines

 

PAKISTAN

 

Muslim Man Murders His Own Sister After She Marries A Christian Man, Her Father Turns Around And Blames His Daughter For ‘Destroying His Family’

 

US woman held hostage by Taliban  group in Pakistan reveals truth behind her rescue

 

Pakistan blogger Aasim Saeed says  he was tortured

 

Tillerson did not pull any punches with Pakistan

 

Pakistan bemoans US 'trust deficit'                                           

 

‘Butcher of Pakistan’: Austrian police arrest hitman-turned-migrant-trafficker accused of killing 70

 

 

POLITICS

 

Identity Politics Hits A Dead End

 

POLLS

 

Poll: A majority of white Americans believe whites are discriminated against

 

Poll: Fewer than a third of Americans support Trump’s tax plan

 

Latest Polls

 

RUSSIA

 

Outed by Israel, Kaspersky confirms it stole classified US information

 

When Russian Trolls Attack

 

Russia’s visa relaxation shows focus on Far East investment

 

Russia to test new missile that can 'beat any defence system'

 

Russian opposition candidate won't criticise 'life-saver' Putin (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Putin says he discussed possible deployment of UN mission in Ukraine with Steinmeier

 

Thousands of Islamic State fighters return to home countries; Russia No. 1 source

 

UK public bombarded by media blitz that Russia swayed Brexit — ambassador

 

Russia is pushing to control cyberspace. We should all be worried.

 

SCIENCE

 

Albert Einstein: Note about happiness of a modest life sells for $1.5m

 

 

SENATE

 

Senate chaplain: "Give us more legislators who are not afraid to call sin by its right name"

 

Tax Kickoff Threatened by GOP Members Defending State Break

 

Key Russia Probe Splinters as Grassley, Feinstein Set Own Paths

 

'A lot more' senators will speak out against Trump, Sen. Jeff Flake says  (US Senator of Arizona Jeff Flake (R)

 

Ari Fleischer: Flake Departure ‘Win for Trump, Bannon, Nationalist Wing’…

 

Trump-Russia investigators gathering docs from estate of GOP operative, sources say

 

…Hannity on Flake, Corker: ‘Good Riddance, Happy Trails, Don’t Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out of Town’…

 

GOP Senator's Awesome Response to CNN's 'Facts First' Campaign

 

Conservatives Losing Patience as Senate Drags Out Confirming Trump’s Judicial Nominees

 

Senate Overturns Rule That Helped Customers to Sue Banks

 

Hatch-Brady Proposal Would Reform Obamacare While Funding Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments

 

Poll: Just 3 in 10 in Indiana Say ‘Good Chance’ They Vote For Joe Donnelly (US Senator of Indiana Joe Donnelly (D)

 

McConnell Dismissive of Russian Flag Heckler: ‘You Guys Were Hollering So Loud, I Didn’t Notice’ (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)

 

Enough (By US Senator of Arizona Jeff Flake (R) 

 

To Steve Bannon's allies, Jeff Flake's departure is a win

 

Kid Rock just embarrassed a lot of Republicans

 

Senate passes $36.5B disaster aid bill

 

Jeff Flake’s diagnosis is right. But it’s not enough.

 

McConnell, McCain praise Flake after blistering anti-Trump retirement speech

 

Trump’s Republican unity luncheon backfires as Sen. Jeff Flake quits, unleashes wrath

 

‘Dangerous,’ ‘utterly untruthful’: Two retiring GOP senators sound alarm on Trump

 

John McCain: I Choose the Kurds (US Senator of Arizona John McCain (R)

 

Steve Bannon bolstered by Flake retirement: 'Allies of McConnell beware'

 

Senate Republicans’ dilemma: Speak out or hope silence pays dividends

 

Jeff Flake’s Defiant Surrender             

 

Republicans are crazy for embracing nutty Roy Moore

 

Pence breaks tie to nix Obama-era consumer arbitration rule (Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

Alaska senators tell Trump not to change back name of mountain

 

Nelson, Rubio Urge Quick Fix for PR's Infrastructure  (US Senator of Florida Ben Nelson (R)/US Senator of Florida Marco Rubio  (R)

 

The Flaking Establishment, and Other Items Hither and Yon

 

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) lays down a marker on tax cuts for non-corporations

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's net worth and how he spends his cash

 

Twitter Announces New Rules for Political Advertisements

 

How the liberal leanings of Google, Facebook shape the political landscape

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

Brazil toilet paper advert branded racist for using 'Black is Beautiful' slogan

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Seoul-Beijing ties show signs of thawing

 

Asiana Exempt from 'Extreme' U.S. Flight Vetting

 

Korean loses popularity in SAT II college exam

 

President Moon stresses diplomacy with 'Big 4'

 

Hyundai Motor invests $5 mil. in US mobility center

 

SPORTS

 

Concussions, Insurance and a Suspended Rugby Program

 

Competitive balance is disappearing from elite sports, except the NFL

 

Jenn Sterger says ESPN employees harassed her, brought her to a strip club

 

103-degree heat shatters World Series record                                     

 

Colin Kaepernick reportedly gets book deal worth $1 million

 

MLB Scoreboard

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

 

Fire loss total surges to 8,400 structures in Northern California 

 

North Carolina city, county declare a state of emergency after severe storms

 

With 5% of its housing destroyed by fire, Santa Rosa faces wrenching questions about its future    (California)

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

As State Department Withers, So Does Diversity in Top Ranks

 

Ambassador Scott Brown Addresses ‘Cultural Insensitivities’ After ‘Misunderstanding’ at Peace Corps Celebration in Samoa

 

SYRIA

 

Potential US-Russia showdown in Syria over Daesh-held territory

 

TAIWAN

 

EPA plans to restrict use of single-use plastic straws

 

The US should take steps to enhance its diplomatic relationship with Taiwan

 

Government to subsidize rooftop panels

 

Taiwan's 1st  articulated electric buses start trial run in Kaohsiung

 

 

TAX CUTS

 

Relearning the tax cut lesson

 

TAX REFORM

                                                                  

Stephen Moore: The Death Tax Must Die

 

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

Bill Gates and Steve Jobs raised their kids tech-free

 

 

TERRORISM

 

Guess Who African Americans Want to Lead Black Lives Matter

 

TURKEY

 

EU threatens to withhold €80 million from Turkey as membership bid crumbles

 

The Rise of Erdogan’s ‘Hostage Diplomacy’  (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Father kills himself on Facebook Live over daughter’s engagement

 

Will Erdogan Permanently Damage the U.S.-Turkey Alliance?

 

UBER

 

Three women sue Uber in San Francisco claiming unequal pay, benefits

 

UNIONS

 

Union promises may force US city to default in days

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 snaps 3-day win streak as strong U.K. growth boosts pound

 

Muslims Attack And Savagely Beat Random Christian Man In UK For Having A Cross Hanging In His Car

 

UK minister: “Only way of dealing” with ISIS jihadis “will be, in almost every case, to kill them”

 

MSPs to strengthen ban on fracking after Holyrood vote

 

Brexit can still be stopped, Europe tells UK

 

BBC apologises over interview with climate change denier Lord Lawson

 

'Half of women' sexually harassed at work

 

Cambridge University caves to student demands to 'decolonise' English curriculum

 

All UK schools 'should have sprinklers'

 

Terrorism Don’t introduce new laws to prosecute extremists, warns expert

 

Jeremy Corbyn faces mounting calls to sack MP after his 'sexist and homophobic' comments

 

Oxbridge MPs demand urgent action to widen diversity

 

MPs launch inquiry into e-cigarettes

 

Scot 'happy to be home' after being freed from Dubai prison

                                                                                                                          

Holocaust memorial Team led by David Adjaye to design Westminster site

 

Michael Bloomberg predicts Brexit will be 'very painful' and will 'hurt industries'

 

Brexit has made the UK 'the seventh best value holiday destination in the world'

 

New terror laws 'would criminalise thought'

 

One in three British motorists fined every year, as experts say automation has created a 'cash cow'

 

2 Sisters Company sacks worker filmed at scandal-hit chicken plant

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley evacuated from camp after violence breaks out

 

VATICAN

 

Vatican II’s lost condemnations of communism revealed to public for first time

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Key leader ditches Venezuela opposition

 

WELFARE STATE

 

Oregon Has More Food Stamp Recipients Than Public School Students

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump Blasts Corker, Flake: They Dropped Out Because ‘They Had Zero Chance of Being Elected’

 

Lee-Trump visit underscores Singapore leader's balancing act

 

Trump seizes on Fusion GPS bombshell, calls Clinton’s dossier connection ‘disgrace’

 

Trump doubles down on 401(k) pledge, sort of

 

Democrats, Psychologists Look Into Removing Trump for ‘Mental Psychosis’

 

Sanders defends Trump after GOP senators lambaste him  (White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders)

 

Trump Restarts Refugee Resettlement With ‘Enhanced Screening Measures’

 

Trump asked about reversing Obama to change Denali back to Mount McKinley

 

Trump asks Senate luncheon for show of hands on Fed pick

 

Fact check: Sarah Sanders' list of Trump accomplishments

 

Trump readies opioid plan amid worries it won't be enough

 

 Media turn John Kelly into a racist  (White House Chief of Staff John Kelly)

 

Trump’s Asian reassurance-deterrence tour

 

Trump's takeover of the Republican Party meets continued resistance

 

 

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