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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Duke University Discriminates Against Catholic Nurse Who Refused to Assist Abortions

 

Pro-Lifers Post #ScaryStats on Abortion

 

Judge Blocks California Law Forcing Pregnancy Centers to Promote Abortions

 

Murphy Scandal Shows 'Moral Rot' Bringing Down Social Conservatives, Charge Abortion Activists

 

Shocking Video Catches Planned Parenthood Violating HIPAA, Releasing Patient Info to Sell Aborted Baby Parts

 

Contraception leads to more abortions

 

Former New York Times Reporter Admits She Made Monthly Donations to Planned Parenthood

 

The Wait Can Kill You (Yes, Jane Doe got her abortion. But the wait put her at greater risk.)

 

Missouri Planned Parenthood Sues a Second Time to Overturn Health Codes It Wants to Violate

 

Supreme Court May Hear Free Speech Challenge To California Abortion Counseling

 

67 Women Dress in White and Hold Cryptic Signs to Protest Something the Media Completely Ignores

 

South Bend abortion clinic to open any day now, clinic leaders say (Indiana)

 

Watch: Women’s Convention Attendees Criticize Event Organizers for Excluding Pro-Life Women

 

Planned Parenthood sues for second time over abortion law (Missouri)                 

 

President Trump May Name Top Pro-Life Advocate as Global Women’s Issues Ambassador

 

Abortion pill suit closely watched on Hawaii Island

 

Congress Told to Reject the ‘Final Solution’ of Abortion by Man With Down Syndrome

 

Late-Stage Abortion Provider Won’t Succumb to Protesters Who Forced Him Out of His Last Maryland Clinic

 

Pro-lifer chosen to lead Alberta’s conservative party in landslide  (Canada)

 

US abortion doctor says 'I'm not going to live in fear'

 

‘A total disgrace’: 40 Days for Life blasts Ontario law banning pro-life witness  (Canada)

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Suicide bomber kills five near US Embassy in Afghanistan

 

Blast rocks Kabul’s diplomatic zone, multiple casualties: witnesses

 

Mystery surrounds Afghan official’s alleged abduction in Pakistan

 

First Lady of Afghanistan Pushing for Increased Access to Education for Girls

 

 

AFRICA

 

Christian Woman, Son and Daughter Killed in Plateau State, Nigeria

 

Man Seized Over Benghazi Attack Is Syrian Linked to Suspected Ringleader (Libya)

 

AIRLINES

 

Woman, 48, is 'caught giving man, 28, oral sex on Delta flight in their seats after meeting on the plane'

 
ARCTIC

 

China is seizing the geopolitical opportunities of the melting Arctic

 
ASIA

 

Seven Rohingya drown trying to reach Bangladesh

 

 

ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD)

 

Acetaminophen during pregnancy tied to ADHD risk in kids

 

 
AUSTRALIA

 

October rally snaps ASX's sideways trend         

 

The Australian dollar is pushing higher ahead of key economic data from China

 

More than three quarters of Australians have voted in same-sex marriage survey: ABS

 

Refugees refuse to leave Australia centre

 

Aussie 'US-centric' firms are in a sweet spot

 

 

CANADA

 

TSX sets another record high, as loonie falls after disappointing GDP report

 

Loonie loses ground after disappointing GDP report

 

Google, Amazon, Netflix mount lobby crusade on Trudeau Liberals (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

It’s all downhill from here for the Canadian economy — for the next five years, PBO warns

 

Canada: Muslim murders wife, defense says he has “mental health issues”

 

Trudeau shows off Clark Kent costume on his way into House of Commons            

 

Toronto eyes new tax class that could spell relief for small businesses

 

Former Ontario premier receives apology as sexual harassment suit against him dismissed

 

TD e-transfer service disrupted for customers

 

 

CENSUS BUREAU

 

 2020 Census to cost $107 per household, $15.6 billion, most ever

 

 

 

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA)

 

How the CIA 'found' Hitler alive in Colombia in 1954: Agency was told about man with a VERY familiar face who lived in an ex-SS community where he was called The Fuhrer and given Nazi salutes, declassified files show

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Just 6 Commandments? Christians feel 4 no longer important

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China’s ingenious ‘death zone’ spy drones near invisible to radar

 

China Imports Russian S-400 Missiles

 

Is China a bigger threat to America than North Korea? US military says Beijing has practised bombing Guam

 

U.S. sees China in 'retrenchment' on move toward market economy: U.S. official

 

'China, US headed for significant outcomes on trade and North Korea'

 

China still wants US cooperation on climate change

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

                                                                                              

'North Korea yet to perfect ICBM, but may do so soon'

 

200 feared dead after tunnel collapses at North Korean nuclear test site, Japanese TV claims

 

Planned hit on North Korean dictator’s nephew is thwarted, report says  (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

North Korea just held a marathon. Here's why it wasn't a success

 

CONGRESS

 

Google And Facebook Have Donated Thousands To Congressmen They Are Testifying Before

 

What We Don’t Need Now — Distraction (Will Paul Manafort’s indictment bring about tax cuts?)

 

 Democrats demand Congress move to protect Mueller from Trump ire (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

COURTS

 

Court Docs Say Michigan Man Arrested on Gun Charges Supported ISIS

 

Minnesota: Left-fascists who violently assaulted anti-Sharia marchers get light sentences

 

Who's who in the George Papadopoulos court documents

 

Middle school coach on trial in kidnap, rape, killing of girl

 

CRIME IN AMERICA            

 

Girl finds naked hidden camera images of self on family PC

 

Las Vegas shooting: Officer fired weapon in Paddock's suite, sheriff says

 

University of Utah: Student from China killed in carjacking

 

One dead in shooting near University of Utah; police searching for shooter

 

Crystal meth found in Halloween trick-or-treat candy

 

Parents just learn missing daughter found dead, buried years ago

 

Mom, daughter killed in ex’s double-murder suicide: cops

 

NYPD: Detectives charged with handcuffing woman, 18, and raping her

 

Breaking News: Arrest warrant is issued for Harvey Weinstein accuser Rose McGowan for drug possession, hours after actress asked 'are they trying to silence me?'

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Democrat Party Executive Caught Saying She Won’t Hire “Straight White Males”

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Poll: Democratic Voters Favor Michelle Obama for President

 

Hillary Clinton on the conservative media: 'It appears they don't know I'm not president'

 

De Blasio’s Unsticky Web (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio; New corruption allegations shadow the administration, but the mayor rolls merrily along.)

 

The Real Russian Agent and His Tricks (Former US President Barack Obama)

 

Hillary Clinton Jokes About Mueller Indictments At Chicago Book Event

 

Obama smoking pot again, claims bombshell new book

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Dershowitz: Mueller a 'Zealot' on Trump, But Not Unethical (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Investigate Mueller now: Roger Stone says new special prosecutor is Trump’s only option

 

Is Mueller running scared?   

 

Why Robert Mueller is the most powerful man in Washington

 

Mueller’s First Indictments

 

Oh Boy: Has Papadopoulous Been Wearing a Wire for Mueller?

 

Ex-U.S. Attorney Andrew McCarthy explains why the Manafort indictment is great news for Trump

 

Preet Bharara reads Bob Mueller’s tea leaves

 

The Memo: Mueller charges come at vulnerable time for Trump

 

Watch Live: Mueller Indictments Cover For Uranium One Scandal

 

So Where Are the Podesta Indictments?

 

7 Takeaways From Mueller’s Charges In Russia Collusion Probe

 

Paul Manafort's Ambition Set the Stage for His Downfall

 

The Daily 202: 10 takeaways from Mueller's shock-and-awe gambit  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Podestas Embroiled In Mueller Probe

 

Indictments are first criminal allegations to come from Mueller’s investigation (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Mueller’s first moves aren’t what Trump-haters hoped for

 

Ambition Set Stage for Manafort’s Downfall

 

The bombshell in Robert Mueller’s indictments

 

Months Before News of Email Hack, Trump Aide Knew (The adviser, George Papadopoulos, was told in April 2016 that the Russians had Clinton “dirt” and were “open for cooperation.”)

 

Mueller's Indictment Of Manafort: Desperate Prosecutorial Hail Mary, Or Trap For Trump?

 

Why George Papadopoulos Is More Dangerous Than Paul Manafort

 

Mueller’s Investigation Won’t Shake Trump’s Base

 

Carter Page: I 'could have been' on emails with George Papadopoulos and Russia

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

 

Back to the Drawing Board  (The Department of Labor is now attempting to rewrite a controversial Obama administration rule regulating the overtime threshold for white-collar workers.)

 

ECONOMY

 

Wall St. ends strong October higher as tech, staples lead

 

U.S. Stocks Cap Monthly Gain as Dollar Strengthens: Markets Wrap

 

Dow, S&P 500 log 7th  straight monthly rise buoyed by quarterly results

 

U.S. Manufacturing Is Powering Up, Regional Report Cards Show

 

Consumer Confidence Hits 17-Year High on Economy, Jobs

 

The stock market’s tech benchmark just matched a nearly 40-year-old record

 

Home prices rose in August even as sales slipped

 

Nasdaq logs 62nd record close of 2017, as stock market finishes higher

 

Asia sluggish after Wall St. slips, dollar sags on White House woes

 

Most Stocks in Asia Track U.S. Losses; Bonds Climb: Markets Wrap

 

Gold logs a 1.1% monthly loss in October

 

Lawrence Kudlow: Trump Needs a Stable Dollar Along With Tax Cuts to Maximize Growth

 

Wall Street’s strong October suggests happy holidays ahead—and beyond

 

EDUCATION

 

Report: Professor's tirade on white families sparks backlash

 

Understanding Why Some Colleges Create Economic Mobility

 

College probing 'racially insensitive' costumes

 

Jake Tapper's 10-year-old daughter pens op-ed on girls raising their hands in class

 

Facing Charges Over Disruption (Columbia is investigating some of those who disrupted a talk. Some professors question why the university is doing so, especially since many of those being investigated are from minority groups.)

 

South Dakota college student under fire for his blackface 'will stand for money' Halloween costume mocking Colin Kaepernick

 

Strayer and Capella Announce Merger

 

Photos of students dressed up in racist Halloween costumes - including 'Freddie Gray' - emerge from FIVE elite Baltimore private schools   

 

The (Possible) Postdoc Union Boom

 

Antifa now threatens free speech on campus

 

EGYPT

 

Articles In Egyptian Press Condemn Security Forces For 'Extremist' Anti-Copt Measures

 

ENERGY

 

Brent crude ends at more-than-2-year high; oil logs monthly gain

 

Energy Prices

 

Gas Prices Across California to Spike

 

Drivers are still paying too much for gas

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

Scientists who receive EPA grant money to be barred from serving on agency’s key advisory group

 

EUROPE

 

Hungarian Leader Should Stop Meddling in Ukrainian Politics

 

Calling the Cops in Europe? Don't Bother

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks close at 5-month high as October ends with 1.9% gain

 

Leak Reveals Soros Network’s List of ‘Reliable Allies’ in EU Parliament

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI)  

 

Lewandowski Washes Trump Campaign's Hands of FBI Indictments

 

New fingerprint algorithm helps FBI identify bodies found decades ago

 

Source: FBI opens inquiry into Whitefish's Puerto Rico contract

 

 

FEDERAL DEFICIT

 

Left’s New Debt Concern Is the Same Old Trap

 

 

FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (FEMA)

 

FEMA: US Spending $200M a Day on Weather-Related Disasters

 

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Administration Official: Powell Top Candidate for Fed Chair

 

Trump Is Said to Have Made ‘Safe’ Pick for Fed Chief 

 

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)

 

FDA moves to ax claim for heart benefits from soy foods

 

FOUNDING FATHERS

 

George Washington’s church to tear down memorial honoring first president

 

FRANCE

 

Supporters of accused moderate Muslim rapist Tariq Ramadan blame charges on “Zionist plot”

 

ISIS Calls for Attacks on Halloween: 'Get Out Before It's Too Late'

 

GAMBLING

 

Risky Revenues (Desperate for more income, states are turning to questionable new forms of gambling.)

 

GERMANY

 

“You infidel! You pig!” Muslim attacks priest in German supermarket

 

Syrian Man Arrested In Germany For Planning 'Serious Terror Attack'

 

German police arrest Syrian suspected of plotting bomb attack

 

Anti-Jewish sculpture in Wittenberg splits opinion on 500th  anniversary of Reformation

 

Martin Luther hated Jews. Spare him the red paint anyway.

 

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Climate change fueling disasters, disease in ‘potentially irreversible’ ways, report warns

 

Climate change could force more than a billion people to flee homes

 

GOOGLE

 

Google Commits to Better Security After Russia Meddling

 

No evidence of RT manipulating YouTube during US election – Google          

 

GOP

 

Democratic campaign ad implies Ed Gillespie supporters are Confederates who attack minority kids (Virginia governor race)

 

Gizzi: Surging Ed Gillespie Might Pull Off Upset in Va.

 

Boehner slams Republicans in f-bomb filled interview  (Former Speaker of the House John A Boehner (R-Ohio)

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Trump Right to Scale Back Obamacare’s Recruitment Mechanism

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Oklahoma health chief resigns over fiscal mismanagement

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

'Entourage' actor Piven latest star to be accused of sex assault

 

Why Harvey Weinstein’s Wink-Wink Employment Contract Will Sink His Company

 

Hannity, Sorbo 'amazed and humbled' as new film debuts at No. 2

 

More Accusations Against Weinstein, Going Back to ’70s

 

Kevin Spacey's 'Nazi' and 'abusive' father in spotlight amid sex scandal

 

Kevin Spacey is another ‘everyone knew’ — who else does Hollywood know about?

 

Netflix to cancel House of Cards in wake of Kevin Spacey allegations

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Tax Plan May Kill Deduction Taken by 95% of Itemizers

 

Rep. Nunes: ‘We Are Being Obstructed in This Investigation,’ DOJ Ignoring Leaks (US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)

 

White House 'close' on state, local tax decision, N.Y. rep says

 

Latest House GOP tax plan would allow property tax deductions


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE) 

 

How Successful Has President Trump’s ICE Removal Record Been?

 

INDIA 

 

Scientists discover India's oldest fossil of a Jurassic sea monster

 

India uncles convicted of raping and impregnating child, aged 10

 

Tesla shock for India's EV dream: Do we need a 'bulldoze' policy?

 

In a first, Indian team heads to Israel for combat drill

 

 

IRAN

 

Russia Helps Iran Build New Atomic Reactors at Bushehr

 

Iran’s Supreme Leader Limits Ballistic Missile Range to Hit Israel, US Bases

 

Iran Ballistic Missile Range Limited to 1,200 Miles by Supreme Leader

 

 

IRAQ

 

Iraq bans Israeli flags after Kurds wave them at independence rallies

 

Baghdad regains Habur border gate from the KRG, with Turkey’s help

 

Iraqi PM Abadi: We will end decades-old policy of semi-independent rule in Kurdistan

 

 

ISLAM                                       

 

The Muslim world must confront the underlying problems in Islamic theology

 

Bisexual Student Reprimanded for Criticizing Islam's Record on Gay Rights

 

Islam's Harvey Weinstein?

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Tuesday, October 31, 2017)

 

Military police investigate deadly shooting at Palestinian car

 

Bennett Attacks IDF Spokesman: ‘We Do Not Apologize for Killing Terrorists’ (Israeli Education Minister and chairman of the Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home) party Naftali Bennett/ Israel Defense Forces)

 

Islamic Jihad doesn’t want to rain on the reconciliation parade

 

Report: Netanyahu asks Trump to release Jonathan Pollard (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Suspicions against interior minister piling up — report

 

Iran & Terror Tunnels In A Time Of Palestinian Unity

 

Volkswagen, Hyundai to set up hubs in Israel to tap into smart car tech

 

Hazan threatens to vote against coalition

 

PA accuses Israel of using "poisonous gas" while exploding terror tunnel

 

Sharansky warns of new flare-up in Israel-Diaspora crisis

 

New police unit established to secure Temple Mount

 

On the fast track to Tel Aviv: A sneak peek at Jerusalem’s transport revolution

 

Tunnels In Gaza: A Palestinian Perspective

 

In Israel, Australian, New Zealand leaders mark landmark defeat of Turks in WWI

 

7 Palestinians killed, 12 wounded in Israeli bombing of Gaza tunnel

 

Ahead of Netanyahu trip to London, UK’s support for Israel hits seven-year high

 

Israeli settlers are skeptical of plans to build more settlements

 

Three Jerusalem Arab teens held for anti-Jewish graffiti

 

Israeli forces detain 26 Palestinians in overnight raids

 

Archaeologists discover rare remains of pregnant woman in King Solomon’s Mines

 

Palestinian prisoner given 30 minutes to visit his teenage son battling cancer

 

Iran slams 'bloodthirsty' Israel following Gaza terror tunnel destruction

 

Israeli army stages 'controlled explosion' near Gaza Strip                                  

 

BBC mourns as Israel destroys tunnel from Gaza used by “Palestinian” jihad terrorists

 

Gaza tunnels air strike: Israel-Palestinian tensions at highest since 2014 war

 

Tensions High As Israel Destroys Palestinian Terror Tunnel

 

JAPAN

 

Discovery of Severed Heads in Tokyo Apartment Stuns Japan

 

LOBBYISTS

 

Podesta steps down from lobbying firm, ‘Podesta Group’ will change it’s name in effort to re-brand

 

MEDIA 

 

Tony Podesta Sends Cease And Desist Letter To Tucker

 

CNN Reviews History Of '60 Minutes': Never Mentions Rather's George W. Bush Fiasco

 

Fox News host Sean Hannity accidentally calls Hillary Clinton 'President Clinton'

 

Tony Podesta's lawyer warns Tucker Carlson to stop making collusion claims

 

Jason Chaffetz: I'm surprised John Boehner called me an 'a--hole'

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

F15 wings to be built in Saudi Arabia by Boeing

 

 

MILITARY

 

The Private Air Force Preparing U.S. Pilots for the Next War

 

Lockheed Martin to design US Navy's Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (XLUUV), Orca                                                                                                                                                                     

 

Can the Navy’s Million-Dollar Zombie Game Turn You Into a Supersoldier?

 

The War in Laos: Why Still Secret? (Why are US authorities still so skittish about acknowledging American military operations in Laos?)

 

Sailors lost at sea didn't activate emergency beacon because situation wasn't 'dire'

 

In Niger, investigation into attack on U.S. soldiers continues

 

Bergdahl: ‘The words I’m sorry are not enough’

 

MYANMAR

 

Inside view of Myanmar’s Rohingya insurgency

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

NATO chief calls N. Korea 'global threat' during Japan visit

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan returns five helicopters to US

 

Pakistan plans to build several new nuclear reactors: Official

 

View: Pakistan needs comprehensive policy to avoid catastrophe

 

Pakistan police arrest 7 for parading girl naked in village

 

The harassment tweet that outraged Pakistan

 

The Sorry State of Pakistan's Digital Diplomacy

 

POLLS

 

Latest Polls

 

POVERTY

 

The hidden driver of high US child-poverty rates

 

RACISM

 

'Duck Dynasty' Star: White Supremacists Targeted Family Over Biracial Son

 

RADIO

Boehner: Mark Levin dragged Rush, Hannity 'to the dark side'

 

RUSSIA

 

Russia to counter Boeing's Х37В with top secret MiG-41 project

 

Reactions To Russian 'It Girl' Sobchak's Candidacy For 2018 Russian Presidential Elections

 

Man accused of Putin murder plot wounded, wife shot dead  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Lavrov: No proof that Russia interfered in U.S. elections  (Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov)

 

Upgrade for Putin’s cortege? Russia’s mystery VIP limo spotted near Moscow (Video)

 

Here is What I Saw at the Valdai Club Conference

 

US should probe Manafort’s ‘Ukrainian trail’ rather than blaming Russia – Lavrov

 

 Top campaign officials knew of Trump adviser's outreach to Russia

 

Russian submarine strikes ISIS in Syria with Kalibr cruise missiles from Mediterranean (Video)

 

Who's Guilty Of Colluding With Putin — Trump Or Democrats?  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Did Russia teach Paul Manafort all its dirty tricks?

 

Seems like everyone’s colluding with Russia now

 

Man 'who plotted to kill Putin' wounded

 

 

SENATE

 

Tech Executives Are Testifying on Capitol Hill About Russian Election Interference

 

We Asked This Dem Senator About The Podesta Group. He Immediately Tried To Deflect  (US Senator of Connecticut Richard Blumenthal (D)

 

As Usual, Patty Murray Doesn't Get It  (US Senator of Washington Patty Murray (D) explains the First Amendment for you.)

 

Sen. Collins Lays Out Her Demands for Tax Bill (US Senator of Maine Susan M. Collins (R)

 

Poll: Moore up 17 points in Alabama Senate race

 

FedUp PAC Poll: Conservatives See 2018 Elections Moving Senate to the Right

 

Roy Moore: Impeach judge blocking transgender military ban

 

Senate GOP in no rush to shield Mueller from Trump

 

Graham Threatens Trump If Mueller Fired: ‘Holy Hell to Pay’  (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey Graham (R)

 

WaPo Columnist: 'Almost All' Republicans 'Privately Agree' With Jeff Flake  (US Senator of Arizona Jeff Flake (R) 

 

Sen. Bernie Sanders calls out Trump during fiery speech in New York City  (US Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders (I-Socialist)

 

Mattis, Tillerson take hard line on war powers

 

 

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

 

After NBC ousts Mark Halperin over sexual harassment claims, TV news executives wonder who is next

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Roger Stone: Twitter’s Techno-Fascism Erasing Humans From Internet         

 

Facebook: 126 million people could have seen Russian election content

 

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Retired US general has new command with S. Korean defense company

 

Seoul, Beijing to work on improving ties, hold summit in Vietnam

 

Olympic flame handed over to S. Korean organizers of PyeongChang 2018

 

Majority of people back prompt OPCON transfer

 

No war, only peace on Korean Peninsula

 

Samsung Electronics names 3 new CEOs

 

Beneath the Korean Peninsula, earth is rumbling

 

Korea grapples with war between genders

 

North Korean nuclear challenge and the Moon government strategy  (President Moon Jae-in)

 

SPAIN

 

Spain's constitutional court cancels Catalonia declaration of independence

 

Spain: Four Muslim migrants arrested for gang rape of tourist at Canary Islands resort

 

Spain awaits next move by ousted Catalan leader from Belgium

 

Sacked Catalan leader 'in Belgium'

 

Catalonia's human tower power 

 

 

SPORTS

 

College student dies after being hit in head by soccer ball

 

Lost Trust in College Sports (NCAA president says after two recent scandals in college athletics, the public is losing faith and major reforms are needed.)

 

Patriots send Jimmy Garoppolo to 49ers in NFL shocker               

 

Ezekiel Elliott loses latest court battle, clearing way for NFL to enforce suspension

 

Peyton Manning accuser speaks out: He lies, had ‘predator’ eyes

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

NFL Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

Prager University: How the States Can Save America  (The drastic measure that may be able to rein in the corrupt and unaccountable federal government.)

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Illegal Alien Voting  (State Department investigation provides insight on Democrats’ imported electorate.)

 

SYRIA

 

Russia, Iran, Turkey ready to discuss initiative on Congress of Peoples of Syria (AVIPP COMMENTARY: Why not the US?)


Russia hopes Syria will be liberated from terrorists in one or two months

 

A journey into Raqqa, the heart of Isis’s failed caliphate

 

 

TAIWAN

 

Taiwan Wants to Buy Even More U.S.-Made Weapons As China Threat Grows

 

Economy grows faster than expected

 

Taiwan's first domestic workers' union forms  

 

Apple might choose Taiwan's MediaTek for chips       

 

Beijing to increase pressure on Taiwan, MAC says

 

 

TERRORISM

 

Truck attack in Manhattan kills 8; mayor calls it act of terror

 

Report: JTTF members says Manhattan truck driver/gunman screamed “Allahu akbar”

 

Up to 6 said killed in truck-ramming and shooting in New York                 

 

Bloodbath in downtown NYC after driver shoots pedestrians from his car

 

2 Dead After Truck Driver Mows Down Pedestrians in Lower Manhattan: Sources

 

At least 2 dead after truck drives onto bike path in New York City

 

Antifa Activists Carry Pro-Pedophile Sign During Cernovich Protest

 

 

TRADE

 

George Will: The Radiating Mischief Of Protectionism

 

TURKEY

 

The EU-Turkey deal returned just 4% of migrants who undertook the dangerous journey to Greece

 

Trade between Turkey, Ivory Coast increased 80%: Envoy

 

UBER

 

Uber CEO says company's future in Brazil in the balance

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

London Markets: FTSE 100 Creeps Up As BP Shares Hit 3-year High, But Burberry Falls

 

Court Rules Brain Damaged Woman’s Daughters Can Starve Her to Death          

 

British pound rallies to three-day high on hopes for Brexit progress

 

UK: Father of Islamic State jihadi says his son was “radicalized” on Twitter

 

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon admits touching female radio presenter's knee at a dinner 

 

Northern Ireland talks deadline extended

 

 Child sexual abuse victims to be granted compensation following criticism

 

Bank prepares for Brexit job losses             

 

Reverse cuts or backing for universal credit may collapse, says thinktank

 

 'Alzheimer's milkshake' fails in trial             

 

Bankers should have been jailed for role in financial crisis        

 

Sinn Féin and DUP granted extended deadline for power-sharing talks

 

Online divorce extended in £1bn justice system shake-up

 

High street lunch meal deals 'can contain up to 30 teaspoons of sugar'

 

Brexit: Government refuses to release details of studies into economic impact

 

Growing sexual misconduct scandal looks set to engulf UK Parliament

 

UNITED NATIONS 

 

Report: $58 Trillion Needed To Meet The UN's Global Warming Goals

 

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Venezuela opposition boycotts election 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll                

 

Trump: ‘Few People Knew’ Papadopoulos, ‘Who Has Already Proven to Be a Liar’

 

Kelly calls for probe into Clinton, DNC funding of Russian dossier (White House Chief of Staff John Kelly)

 

White House Releases Official Portraits of Trump, Pence

 

John Kelly calls Robert E. Lee an 'honorable man'  (White House Chief of Staff John Kelly)

 

Trump's personal lawyer on Papadopoulos' guilty plea: 'There's no crime of collusion'

 

White House: Trump won't visit DMZ

 

White House won’t rule out a Trump-Putin meeting in Asia (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Trump: 'Fake News Is Working Overtime' on Manafort-Russia Story

 

Kelly says Civil War was caused by lack of 'compromise'

 

White House chief of staff reacts to indictments: ‘Let the legal justice system work’  (White House Chief of Staff John Kelly)

 

Trump, First Lady Welcome Ghosts, Goblins on Halloween Eve          

 

WH Won't Rule Out Pardoning Manafort, Gates

 

The other bad news for Trump on Monday: New approval-rating lows

 

John Kelly refuses to apologize for false attacks on Florida congresswoman        

 

Upstairs in the White House, with the TV on, Trump fumed over Russia indictments

 

Editorial: Is the White House Scared Yet?

 

Can Trump pardon his way out of trouble after the Manafort indictment?

 

Trump’s best answer to the scandal brigade: Get the economy roaring

 

A Supreme Court case could give the poor a better chance to escape the death penalty

 

White House: Nothing to see here; go find Clinton       

 

Fact check: Trump says Manafort allegations happened before campaign

 

For the President, Indictment Raises the Stakes

 

W.H. downplays Papadopoulos' role in Trump campaign

 

Experts: Trump will look to bolster US-Japan alliance during upcoming visit

 

What a presidential president would have said about Mueller’s indictments

 

Just ignore Mueller's moves, Mr. President                           

 

White House pushes a two-front defense: Blaming indicted aides and Hillary Clinton

 

 

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