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Saturday, November 4, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Christian nurse sues hospital for requiring her to assist abortions

 

Arkansas and Hawaii Medication Abortion Cases Present New Challenges

 

Trump DOJ seeks possible disciplinary action against lawyers in abortion case of unaccompanied minor

 

Republicans Sneak Anti-Abortion Language Into Tax Bill

 

House GOP Simultaneously Pushes for New Abortion Ban and End to Adoption Tax Credit

 

It’s Dangerous How Far Right the “Moderate” Position on Abortion Has Been Pulled

 

DOJ: ACLU misled U.S. on timing of "Jane Doe" abortion

 

Justice Department: ACLU lied about abortion for illegal-alien teen

 

The Country’s Largest Abortion Fund Launched This Week

 

Revealed: Mila Kunis reveals she makes a monthly donation to Planned Parenthood under Mike Pence's name

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan, military says

 

US and UK could face Afghanistan war crimes probe

 

 

AFRICA

 

NYU grad, 25, faces decades in prison over tweet about African dictator

 

U.S. and its allies wage an African shadow war against Islamist militants

 

U.S. soldier in Niger may have been captured by Islamic militants

 

How about a vasectomy? Uganda wants more men to say yes

 

Red Cross: Organisation 'outraged' over pilfering of Ebola aid millions by staff

 

US woman charged over tweet allegedly insulting Robert Mugabe  (Zimbabwe Dictator Robert Mugabe)

 

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU)

 

U.S. releases 10-year-old immigrant with cerebral palsy, ACLU says

 

AMERICAN VOICE INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC POLICY

 

Personal Health

 

ASIA

 

Asia is turning its back on democracy, and some say Trump isn’t helping

 
AUSTRALIA

 

Australian journalist who reported on Manus last year detained in PNG

 

UN attacks Australia's 'inhumane' refugee-processing system

 

BALKANS

 

Montenegro gets a rabbi while waiting for a synagogue

 

CANADA

 

Former Calgary Stampeders linebacker suspect in killing of wife

 

Environment Minister confronts reporter about ‘climate Barbie’ nickname

 

Trump's uranium Clinton conspiracy: Why some say it's 'bogus' and how Canada is involved

 

'If we say no, we get Trudeau': Manitoba environment minister backs carbon tax (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

 

US rate for gun deaths is up for the second straight year

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Minnesota: Christian center fires man for helping stage “Exposing Sharia” event

 

COMMUNIST CHINA  

 

China disputes Trump's claim of 'flood' of fentanyl into US

 

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

North Korea Is Literally Begging The World To Lift Crushing Sanctions  

 

North Korea accuses ‘gangster’ America of practicing nuclear attack ahead of Donald Trump visit

 

 

CONGRESS

 

Remembrance Project: Steve Bannon Warns Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell: ‘If There Is Amnesty, They’re Going to Get Blown Out’

 

 

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU

 

Consumer chief didn't violate ethics rules, agency says

 

COURTS

 

Michigan asks judge for quick deal on Flint water supply

 

Teacher avoids jail over drug-fueled romance with teen girl

 

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Off-duty police officer fatally shot in Baltimore 

 

Police say man used iced cream truck to lure children

 

Teacher, 29, accused of having unprotected sex with 17-year-old student

 

Texas mom accused of killing 2 kids hours after deputies visit home

 

Chicago sees violent carjackings on the rise, even in trendy neighborhoods

 

Are more guns helpful? In Wal-Mart shooting, armed shoppers hinder police investigation

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

DNC gave Clinton control over campaign well before it was supposed to, docs reveal

 

Sanders campaign document reveals fundraising relationship with DNC

 

Report: Donna Brazile considered replacing Clinton with Biden as nominee

 

Must-See Moments: Did the DNC Rig the Nomination for Hillary Clinton?

 

What did Obama know about Hillary’s takeover of the DNC?

 

How Hillary Clinton Rigged The Democratic Primary — And May Have Broken The Law

 

Brazile Backtracks on Clinton-DNC Claims: ‘Never Said Hillary Rigged Election’

 

Gregg Jarrett: Hillary's scheme in 'rigging' the nomination may have been criminal

 

Disgraced Democratic Party boss Debbie Wasserman Schultz doesn't deny taking part in Hillary's coup to rig primaries against Bernie

 

Memo between Clinton campaign, DNC outlines fundraising arrangement

 

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Philadelphia to relocate controversial statue of former mayor

 

Clinton Dismissed Idea Primary Was Rigged for Her in ‘Candid’ Election Memoir

 

How Class Realignment Broke the Democrats

 

Former Virginia Democratic Gov. Declines to Weigh in on Northam Race, Endorses Lt. Gov. Candidate

 

Revealed: Top Hillary aide John Podesta's opened himself to massive Russian hacking effort by using Gmail instead of secure official server (sound familiar?)

 

New battleground opens in Democrat civil war

 

Anthony Weiner set to report to prison on Monday (Former US Representative of New York Anthony Weiner)

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Did Sessions mislead Congress about Russia?  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Mueller Facing Challenges Over Growing Russia Probe  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

ECONOMY

 

Is America Losing To China In The Race For The Next Huge Economy Booster?

 

No, We're Not At 'Full Employment' Yet

 

How many families actually own half-million-dollar homes?

 

EDUCATION

 

University Creates Religious Conduct Code Because Muslim Students Pray Too Loudly, Flood Bathrooms

 

Harvard Org to Honor CAIR Founder

 

Conservative Group Goes After Northam’s (D) Opposition to School Choice  (Virginia gubernatorial race)

 

School segregates cafeteria based on GPA

 

EGYPT

 

Egypt rights lawyer to run against Sissi for president in 2018 (Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi)

 

British woman locked up in Egypt for nearly a month over husband's painkillers 'could face death penalty'

 

ELECTION 2016

 

How Hillary’s team fell for a Russia-linked email phishing scheme

 

ELECTION 2020      

 

New Website Launched to ‘Draft’ Apple CEO Tim Cook for 2020

 

ENERGY

 

Energy Prices

 

EUROPE

 

In Ukraine, Jewish travelers mark a spiritual legacy… and horrific persecution

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Emails: No. 2 FBI Official Recused Self From Clinton Probe One Week Before Election

 

Secret Martin Luther King doc included in JFK files

 

FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (FEMA)

 

 Why FEMA has paid Puerto Rico just $121K in wake of Hurricane Maria

 

 

FRANCE

 

Macron urges Putin to pressure Assad on aid (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

GERMANY

 

Thousands march on Bonn ahead of UN climate talks

 

German parties vow to drop the insults in push to forge new Merkel government (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Germany, Turkey top diplomats hold talks amid tensions

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

U.S. report contradicts Trump team: Global warming mostly man-made

 

White House Backs Report at Odds With Its Climate Stance

 

From Shanghai to Miami 3C warming will leave cities below sea level

 

GOP

 

Both Bush presidents critical of Trump in new book

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Doctor fights to regain license lost to lax computer skills

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

NYPD investigating actress' rape claims against Weinstein

 

LAPD investigates Harvey Weinstein 'lewd conduct', adding to police probes

 

Netflix cuts ties with Kevin Spacey amid sexual misconduct allegations

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

How the GOP Tax Bill Would Close an Absurd Loophole

 

House GOP quietly revises tax bill

 

Watchdog Report Accused Pennsylvania Democratic Candidate’s Former Company of Involvement With Chinese Sweatshops

 

House Tax Reform Bill Includes Education Provisions to Help Families Finance College Costs

 

Republicans caving to Dems on tax-reform?

 

House Republicans unveil the wrong tax overhaul

 

Longtime Trump bodyguard to face questions about 2013 Moscow trip

 

North Dakota rep: Trump wants me to run for Senate

 

Maxine Waters (D-California)  to Jeff Sessions: 'Time to go back to the plantation'

 

Trump is about to learn that China couldn't care less about America First

 

Louie Gohmert (R-Texas)  on Robert Mueller: 'We need him gone'

 

Lobbyists Scramble to Preserve Tax Breaks in G.O.P. Bill

 

GOP predicts few defections on tax vote

 

What a surprise: another tax plan to help the super rich

 

House Democrat: Jamming Obamacare through Congress 'didn't work' 

 

INDIA

 

In a first, Apple set to scout Indian college for techies

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

 

Trump Wants Private Investment in Infrastructure. The Tax Bill Doesn’t Do That.

 

INTERNET 

 

Internet: US firms drop opposition and back bill to fight online sex trafficking

 

IRAN

 

Osama bin Laden documents show Iran’s extensive aid to al-Qaeda

 

Netanyahu, Trump effigies hang on nooses as Iran marks 1979 US Embassy takeover

 

Family of Americans Imprisoned in Iran Press Trump Admin for More Direct Action

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Saturday, November 4, 2017)

 

Netanyahu delays vote on law allowing return to northern Samaria  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Netanyahu: Lebanese PM’s plea to halt Iran aggression must be wake up call

 

Netanyahu requests to delay vote on reversing 2005 West Bank (Judea and Samaria) withdrawal

 

Palestinian 'extrajudicially executed' by Israelis laid to rest          

 

Indian billionaire testifies on Netanyahu corruption allegations

 

Islamic Jihad says Gaza blast death toll rises to 12, vows to continue developing tunnels

 

Bereaved families announce hunger strike

 

Rocket sirens sound in Gaza periphery in false alarm

 

Two Palestinians shot, injured by Israeli forces during Gaza border clashes

 

85,000 attend rally marking 22nd  anniversary of Rabin’s murder

 

Bucharest, Romania to erect statue of late Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish

 

Israeli forces suppress demonstration in Ramallah-area village

 

Analysis:What happened to the mass Haredi draft protests?  

 

PM Netanyahu delays vote canceling expulsion from northern Samaria in order to 'coordinate with the US government

 

Why Israelis are Successful Fighting Terror

 

Islamic Scholars Gather to Discuss Destroying Israel

 

 

LEBANON

 

With Hariri’s resignation, Lebanon now a full on Iranian proxy for all to see

 

Lebanese prime minister resigns, plunging country into uncertainty

 

Lebanese PM Resigns, Flees to Saudi Arabia, Cites Iran’s Grip on his Country, Fear of Assassination

 

Lebanon’s PM resigns, says he fears for his life, slams Iran and Hezbollah

 

Report says Lebanese PM survived attempt to kill him days before he quit

 

MARXISM

 

A 'Marxist' explanation for the Trump revolution

 

MARIJUANA

 

Maine governor vetoes voter-approved bill to legalize recreational marijuana

 

MEDIA 

 

Sean Hannity's Big Week

 

Journalists run interference for leftist thugs

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Senior Saudi royal ousted, princes reportedly arrested

 

Cabinet reshuffle, crackdown on corruption in Saudi Arabia

 

Two Saudi ministers and navy chief replaced, crown prince leads new anti-graft committee

 

Saudi Arabian forces intercept missile launched from Yemen, reports say

 

Trump pleas for Saudi Arabia to list Aramco in US

 

MILITARY

 

Bergdahl goes free, but the wounded serve life sentences

 

69 Marines hospitalized in California E. Coli outbreak

 

Mercy for Bergdahl is a rank injustice

 

Marine general is released from confinement in USS Cole case

 

U.S. bombers from Guam conduct exercise over Korean Peninsula

 

Increased use of firing range near Grafenwoehr raises noise concerns

 

U.S. airstrikes target ISIS in Somalia for first time

 

World War II veteran in roach-infested apartment gets eviction notice

 

Can-do, never-say-no culture undermines Navy readiness, review says

 

Judge's decision to let Bergdahl off 'insane'

 

An Injustice in the Bergdahl Sentence

 

 

MUSIC INDUSTRY

 

Country music publicist offered fans access to singing legend in exchange for oral sex: employees

 

NATIONAL ARCHIVES

 

New batch of JFK assassination files: Oswald in Mexico City and praise for future Watergate burglar’s skills

 

NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER

 

H.R. McMaster avoids Islamic jihad terrorist label again, calls NYC jihadi a “mass murderer”  (White House National Security Adviser HR McMaster)

 

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

Major NATO Exercise With Sweden Highlights Ability to Deter Russian Aggression

 

PAKISTAN

 

5.1-magnitude earthquake hits upper parts of Pakistan

 

Pakistan: Flight lands midway, asks passenger to take bus to destination

 

POLLS

 

Poll: Ed Gillespie Leads Ralph Northam by 3 Points in Virginia Governor Race

 

Latest Polls

 

Poll shows Virginia governor's race tied

 

RUSSIA

 

Kremlin: No Cooperation Between Russia and US on NKorea

 

The Russian War on Terror

 

SENATE

 

Sen. Rand Paul 'intentionally' attacked inside his Kentucky home, suspect arrested

 

Rand Paul 'fine' after police say he's assaulted in his home

 

Rand Paul assaulted — by a Democrat anesthesiologist?

 

Franken: Sessions has 'terrible memory' or 'is deliberately not telling me the truth'  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions/ US Senator of Minnesota Al Franken (D)

 

GOP's Corker blasts Trump for pressuring Justice Department (US Senator of Tennessee Bob Corker (R)

 

Trump’s ‘Pocahontas’ jab at Elizabeth Warren draws the ire of Native Americans  (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)

 

Senators raise concern that TSA employees still afraid to blow the whistle

 

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

 

Are All Sexual Harassment Perverts Democrats?

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

He quit JetBlue by grabbing a beer and sliding out of a plane. Now he has advice for the rogue Twitter worker.

 

Facebook, Twitter and Google put our ugliness on the market

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

Argentine former vice-president arrested

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

South Koreans are protesting against Trump’s visit — and in support of it, too

 

SPORTS

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

College Football Scoreboard (Men)

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

U.S. Embassies Around World Still Refuse to Hang Trump Portrait, Swamp Still in Control

 

State Dept. letter could pave way for deporting 300,000 immigrants with protected status

 

SYRIA

 

Suicide bomb kills & injures dozens at refugee gathering in Deir ez-Zor, Syria

 

TAIWAN

 

Once Formidable, Taiwan’s Military Now Overshadowed by China’s

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

The iPhone X-factor: Don’t buy a phone you don’t need

 

TERRORISM

 

Why did the New York Deputy Commissioner say NYC jihad massacre “isn’t about Islam?”

 

NYC: Convert to Islam pledges allegiance to ISIS, tells cops “You’re lucky I didn’t shoot you”

 

The Diversity Visa Is Bad, but the Real Problem Is Homegrown Terrorism

 

Wake up America, Islamic terrorism targets you!

 

Will antifa spark civil war this weekend in America?

 

TRANSGENDER MOVEMENT

 

Babies born to transgender mothers could happen 'tomorrow', fertility experts say

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey's plan to acquire Russia's S-400 air-defense system may never happen, analysts say

 

Turkey’s currency bubble pops

 

Greece-bound boat with 310 migrants stopped in Turkey

 

Distressing messages found on Zara clothes tags in Istanbul

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

UK “loses” 56,000 Muslim migrants due for deportation, including over 700 ex-cons

 

China’s nuclear power play falters in Britain

 

Police intervene as demonstrators square off in London over Balfour legacy

 

Thousands of pro-Palestinians march in London against Balfour and Israel

 

Sharing is caring: In Scotland, Jewish and Catholic schools occupy same building

 

Boris Johnson in spotlight as questions raised over Russian influence on UK  

 

Tory MP Charlie Elphicke suspended and referred to police following 'serious allegations' as Westminster sexual harassment scandal escalates

 

Brexit 'No deal' could add £930 a year to UK shopping bills, say experts

 

Labour MP Clive Lewis denies groping claim

 

Housing Man found living in 'coffin-like' cupboard in east London

 

Police force screaming feminists to leave Oxford Students for Life meeting

 

Harriet Harman Jewish group calls on MP to apologise for repeating Holocaust joke

 

Kevin Spacey investigated by UK police

 

Chicken safety scandal 2 Sisters factory to resume production

 

Tories warn SNP income tax budget deal would put Scotland into recession

 

Newcastle: Four men jailed over sexual exploitation of young girls

 

Boy, 14, held over driver acid attack

 

Crime Soldier accused of trying to murder skydiver wife tells jury of huge debts

 

Girls' school to keep slave trader name

 

Manchester:  Driver jailed for eight years for killing cyclist while high on drugs

  

UNITED NATIONS

 

As US prepares to leave UNESCO over Israel bias, envoy urges deep reforms

 

Colombia signs UN deal to tackle cocaine

 

 

UNITED STATES

 

Teen killed playing Russian Roulette

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Venezuela's Collapse Shows Why We Need A Museum Of Communism

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Your Sentencing Advice Isn’t Helpful, Mr. President  (Bergdahl is to loyalty as Trump is to tact.)

LA Times Columnist: Huckabee Sanders Looks Like ‘Slightly Chunky Soccer Mom’ (White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders)

 

Keith Olbermann argues Trump did more damage to the US than bin Laden

 

Trump predicts Mueller will exonerate him if Russia probe conducted ‘fairly’ (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Trump breaches boundaries by saying law enforcement should be ‘going after’ Democrats

 

Aloha! The Trumps touch down in Hawaii ahead of Asia tour with Melania trading winter coat for elegant white sun dress en route

 

This sexist takedown of Sarah Huckabee Sanders is just wrong  

 

 

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