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Sunday, November 5, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Trump team wants Supreme Court to discipline ACLU for helping 17-year-old illegal immigrant get abortion

 

Wisconsin state lawmaker suggests banning abortions to add to labor force

 

Department of Justice says ACLU 'misled' feds in Jane Doe abortion case

 

Women Are Sharing Their Abortion Stories To Try To Tackle The Stigma Of Ending A Pregnancy

 

Wisconsin GOP rep objectifies pregnant women for economic anti-abortion argument

 

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

 US airstrikes kill scores of civilians in Kunduz province, locals say

 

 

AFRICA

 

A mysterious virus is killing Africans. Scientists are racing to understand it before it goes global.

 

 

AIRLINES

 

United flight turns around after passenger altercation with crew member

 

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Anti-Semitic Vandals Strike Sacramento Synagogue on Sabbath

 
APE TRADE

 

Smuggled, Beaten and Drugged: Illicit Trade Imperils Apes

 
ASIA

 

At least 19 dead as Typhoon Damrey batters Vietnam

 

AUSTRALIA

 

Gonorrhea rates in Australia up 63% in 5 years, data show

 

Australian Liberal May Be Latest Lawmaker in Dual-Citizen Saga

 

CANADA

 

Trudeau's chief fundraiser linked to Cayman Islands tax scheme (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Toronto imam who prayed for killing of Jews again caught praying for deaths of non-Muslims

 

Indigenous children in welfare system a 'humanitarian crisis'

 

COMEDY

 

Larry David hit over Holocaust joke on 'SNL'

 

'You say that I'm a puppet': SNL spoofs daydreaming Sarah Huckabee Sanders dancing through the White House in a skimpy leotard and lashing out at the media to Demi Lovato's 'Confident'

 

'We'll dress you up like a turkey and then I'll pardon you in a few weeks': Alec Baldwin's Trump leads Paul Manafort into the shower to avoid wires and reveals Thanksgiving scheme to get him off the hook

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

South Korea’s Trump-Xi balancing act  (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)

 

Trump warns China it could face 'big problem' with 'warrior nation' Japan over N. Korea

 

Government jails pastor, demands he turn over church income

 

National anthem 'disrespect' law extended to Hong Kong

 

COMMUNIST CUBA

 

Cuban Government Blocks Aid From Religious Groups in Wake of Hurricane Irma

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

America's Efforts to Subdue North Korea Will Fail—Unless China Gets Involved

 

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

Let’s count the ways America benefits when corporate taxes are cut from 35 percent to 20 percent

 

 

COPORATE WELFARE

 

Potential T-Mobile And Sprint Merger Falls Apart

 

 

COURTS

 

Manafort Offers $8 Million in Property as Collateral for Liberty

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Up to 27 killed in mass shooting at Texas church

 

Pastor reveals 14-year-old daughter was among the dead in church shooting

 

At least 20 people killed in shooting at Texas church

 

'It lasted about 15 seconds': At least 27 dead in Texas church shooting

 

Multiple dead in shooting at church in Sutherland Springs, Texas -- live updates

 

Rhode Island mom finds Adderall in girl’s Halloween-candy bag: Police

 

How high school drug kingpins made $40K a month

 

Shooting on party bus leaves 1 dead, 4 injured

 

 

CYBER ATTACK

 

Critical infrastructure on target: A cyber attack that could be worse than war

 

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

 

Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday, But The Debates It Inspires Appear Endless

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Bring Back Political Parties

 

Donna Brazile Says She “Feared For Her Life” After Seth Rich Was Killed

 

Former DNC Chair Donna Brazile has message for those who want her to 'shut up'

 

Donna Brazile Says Clinton Campaign Officials Made Her Feel Like “Patsey The Slave”

 

Perez vows to make 2020 transparent amid Brazile revelations (Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez)

 

Clinton campaign 'shocked', troubled, and puzzled by Donna Brazile's bombshell claims

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Nearly 100 Clinton campaign staffers hit back at Brazile

 

Democrats Envision ‘Blue Wall’ of West Coast Dominance

 

This is the letter Obama is sending to Americans worried about Trump

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

 

Wilbur Ross fights reports of undisclosed business links to Putin family  (Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross)

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

Common Core Rape-Themed Assignment for Biology Confuses Parents

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Homeland Security cyber unit on alert for Election Day

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE  

 

NBC: US Special Counsel Mueller Has Enough Evidence to Charge Flynn, Son  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Special Counsel Robert Mueller 'has enough evidence to charge Michael Flynn and his son'  

 

Why Is the Mueller Investigation like the Schleswig-Holstein Question?  (The Democrats toss Hillary on top of the rolling Russian collusion investigation grenade.)

 

Mueller Investigating Top DC Lobbyists: Five Things to Know About the New Turn

 

America’s prosecutors were supposed to be accountable to voters

 

No, Mr. President, it's not sad that you can't dictate to the Justice Department

 

‘There’s a lot more there’ Mueller ups the stakes in Trump-Russia inquiry

 

 

ECONOMY

 

As renters struggle to pay the bills, landlords and speculators cash in (California)

 

Why builders of big L.A. projects are making concrete with gravel and sand shipped from Canada

 

EDUCATION

 

Florida State University fraternity pledge, 20, is found dead after an off-campus party

 

EGYPT

 

Egypt security forces depriving Christians of rights

 

ENERGY

 

Energy Prices

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

Man who believes current air quality is 'too clean' named to EPA board

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Berlusconi Fights for Control of Sicily Before General Election   (Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi)

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

FBI turns over new Clinton investigation documents to Congress

 

FRANCE

 

Robbers armed with tear gas attack and mug 40 Chinese tourists as they shop in Paris

 

New Caledonia: French territory to hold referendum on self rule

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Jerry Brown: World Needs ‘Brain Washing’ on Climate Change

 

Jerry Brown's holy war on Donald Trump (At the Vatican, the California governor rips the President's climate policies as a 'lie within a lie.')

 

The world is warming even faster than expected. Trump isn't going to act. The rest of us need to step up

 

GOP

Bush: I voted for Hillary  (Former President George W Bush)

 

GUANTANAMO

 

Following Trump, G.O.P. Grows Quiet on Guantánamo

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

HHS Announces $10 Million Initiative Targeted at Teen Pregnancy

 

HOLOCAUST

 

New Dutch play about Anne Frank doesn’t mention Jews or Nazis

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Paul Ryan slams Hillary after revelations she made a deal with DNC to cut off her primary challengers (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

Pelosi on impeaching Trump: Not somewhere we should go (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Ryan: House 'on track' to pass tax reform before Thanksgiving

 

Some middle-class Americans would pay higher taxes under GOP bill, congressional report says

 

They spent years planning and preparing for the cost of living with Alzheimer’s. The GOP tax bill threatens those plans.

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Trump team takes step towards revoking emergency legal status for Haitian, Central American immigrants

 

INDIA

 

Misery of child brides spurs a stampede for sterilization

 

 

IRAN

 

Mullahs Tremble as Iran's People Honor Cyrus the Great at Pasargad

 

 

IRAQ

 

Suicide bombers target mosque in Iraq

 

Reshaping Iraq After the Defeat of the Islamic State

 

ISLAM

 

Is Islamic Reform Possible?

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Sunday, November 5, 2017)

 

IDF says it has the bodies of 5 terrorists buried in Gaza tunnel demolition  (Israel Defense Forces)

 

“There was nothing called a Palestinian people” in 1917, says Palestinian historian

 

Netanyahu rejects one-state solution, says settlements are a ‘side issue’ (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

What the Balfour Declaration Means  (The turning point in the struggle for a Jewish state, of which Jews and Christians alike can be proud.)

 

Record $53.8 million raised for IDF soldiers at Beverly Hills gala

 

Israeli settlers take to Al-Aqsa Mosque under heavy police protection

 

Bereaved Family Members of Terror Victims Launch Hunger Strike in Jerusalem to Force Security Upgrade in Judea, Samaria

 

Israeli forces detain 7 Palestinians overnight

 

Ministers back bill for companies to sue Israel boycotters

 

Netanyahu’s Center-Right Partners Won’t Join Labor-Led Government Despite Alarming Polls

 

Israeli forces open fire on fishermen, raze lands in Gaza

 

Liberman urges President Rivlin to pardon Hebron shooter  (Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman)

 

State Asks High Court to Reject Arab NGO’s Petition to Let Hamas into Bombed Terror Tunnel

 

Israeli forces detain Palestinian teachers on their way to school in Hebron hills

 

JAPAN

 

Trump touts 'extraordinary' relationship with Japan's Abe during night out with the PM and first lady Melania at trendy Tokyo restaurant where courses cost at least $200

 

Downtime in Tokyo! Melania goes on a sightseeing trip while Trump hits the links with PM Shinzo Abe on first day of Asia tour

 

Trump, Japan's Abe meet amid heightened tensions with North Korea  (Japanese Prime Minister  Shinzo Abe)

 

Trump wanted Japan to shoot down North Korean missiles earlier this year: report

 

LEBANON

 

Hezbollah chief: Lebanon PM’s resignation ‘imposed’ by Saudi Arabia  (Hezbollah terrorist leader Hassan Nasrallah)

 

LIBERALISM

 

What Do Sociopaths and Leftists Have in Common?

 

LOBBYISTS

 

Why Robert Mueller is making K Street Republicans and Democrats sweat  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

 

MARIJUANA

 

Maine governor vetoes bill legalizing marijuana sales           

 

Can Los Angeles repair the damage done by the war on marijuana?

 

MEDIA 

 

New York Daily News: Don’t “fear” when you hear “Allahu akbar” on an airplane or in a shopping mall

 

Milo Yiannopoulos makes Daily Caller debut after losing backing of Breitbart, Mercer

 

Daily Caller fires opinion editor for publishing Milo Yiannopoulos column

 

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

ISIS on Verge of Defeat after Fresh Losses in Syria, Iraq

 

Dozens of Saudi royals and ministers arrested in an 'anti-corruption' purge are held in FIVE-STAR HOTELS in the Gulf kingdom including billionaire prince who owns London's Savoy 

 

Sweeping Saudi purge exposes broad opposition to Crown Prince’s policies

 

Billionaire prince detained in Saudi corruption probe

 

Senior Saudi royal ousted, princes reportedly arrested

 

Billionaire Investor Snared in Arrest of 11 Saudi Princes

 

MILITARY

 

Securing North Korean nuclear sites would require a ground invasion, Pentagon says

 

Bergdahl judge weighed complex leniency factors

 

Judge's decision to let Bergdahl off 'insane'

 

NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

 

Why Flood Insurance in U.S. Is Broke and Broken

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan gets a grip on a region known as a nexus of terror — but residents pay a price for peace

 

RADIO

 

Limbaugh: Ingraham’s ‘Excellent’ Book a ‘Comprehensive History’ of How GOP ‘Shafted Its Voters for Decades’

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

Removing history at 'historic' Christ Church

 

RUSSIA

 

Trump says he'll meet Putin to talk North Korea  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Putin's fake news HQ: Inside the building where cyber trolls sowed seeds of division that may have helped Trump

 

Putin's trolls targeted America, not Hillary (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

 

SENATE

 

Warner: Papadopoulos 'had been on our screen for a long time' (US Senator of Virginia Mark Warner (D)

 

Authorities Claim Sen. Rand Paul Attack Was 'Politically Motivated'  (US Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul (R)

 

Graham: DOJ 'woefully unprepared' to handle NYC terror attack (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey Graham (R)

 

Mitch McConnell expects bipartisan DACA-legal immigration deal  (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)

 

Rand Paul is 'tackled from behind and ATTACKED by his Democrat-voting doctor neighbor while mowing the lawn at his home in exclusive Kentucky gated community'   (US Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul (R)

 

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

 

Sexual misconduct allegations rock statehouses

 

Sleazeball lefty journo David Corn investigated for sexual harassment

 

SOCIALISM

 

Poll: Millennials Prefer Socialism to Capitalist Democracy

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

South Korean professor fined for book about ‘comfort women’, proving the truth is still dangerous

 

SPAIN

 

Catalonia's ex-president turns himself in

 

SPORTS

 

Shalane Flanagan becomes first American woman to win NYC Marathon in 40 years

 

Shocking video shows Miami police officer punching an unruly fan during a college game as she was being carried out of the stadium 

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

College Football Scoreboard (Men)

 

STATES

 

Activists eye post-Charlottesville surge in black voting in Virginia

 

North Carolina Seeks to Outrun Legacy of Bathroom Bill

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Turning the Supreme Court into a Safe Space  (Is the Supreme Court about to declare, "Let them bake (wedding) cake?" Or will freedom of speech and association prevail?)

 

SYRIA

 

'I had children to serve God as terrorists': Wife of the most senior American member of ISIS speaks out for the first time since fleeing Syria to make a new life as a Christian in Dallas

 

 

TAIWAN

 

Should Taiwan Support Catalonia?

 

TERRORISM

 

ANTIFAIL: Low Turnouts At Nationwide ‘Refuse Fascism’ Protests

 

Thousands of anti-Trump protesters take to the streets in 22 cities for demonstrations which ended peacefully despite fears Antifa would 'hijack' the events to ignite a 'civil war'

 

Watch: Full Broadcast Of Antifa Protests

 

The November 4 Antifa Apocalypse Was an Antifail

 

Author: Manhattan truck jihadist part of a stealth invasion

 

Manhattan terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov ‘brainwashed’ says sister as she pleads for ‘fair trial’

 

Son of convicted terrorist joins FDNY

 

TRADE

 

Trump will highlight ‘horrible’ trade deals on Asian tour

 

 

UNIONS

 

Ex-UAW Members Launches Group to Combat Compelled Dues

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

UK: Labour leader launches “Islamophobia awareness month” with “extremist” Muslim group

 

'Refugees' to U.K. mostly 'majority' Muslims

 

U.K. Plc Wants End to Brexit `Soap Opera' in Bid for Certainty

 

Holocaust :Spy mystery of British sisters who helped Jewish refugees flee the Nazis

 

Tony Blair ‘duped’ by the US into backing Iraq war – Gordon Brown (Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair/ Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown)

 

Egypt: UK ‘deeply concerned’ by detention of human rights lawyer

 

BBC accused of ignoring claims Chris Evans 'exposed himself to female colleague'

 

Revealed: why Michael Fallon was forced to quit as defence secretary

 

Scottish Government minister resigns over ‘inappropriate behaviour’

 

Brexit UK has conceded on cut-off date for EU nationals, say Brussels sources

 

Blood plasma infusions from young may arrest Alzheimer’s

 

 

 

US AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (US AID)

 

USAID tells applicants that jobs have been 'cancelled': report

 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Ta-Nehisi Coates Claims Donald Trump Is Only President Because He's White

 

Trump’s approval rating is far lower than any president in 7 decades of polling

 

Arriving in Japan, Trump projects confidence, says he'll probably meet Putin during Asia trip  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Who Has Trump’s Ear? Look to His Asia Trip for Clues

 

White House slams Bushes for Iraq War after 'blowhard' dig

 

 Hundreds of anti-Trump protesters stage peaceful march through downtown L.A.

 

Trump let go of Paul Manafort amid concerns of 'potential conflicts' with 'certain nations

 

Trump Says He Dropped Manafort Because of 'Potential Conflicts'

 

Trump Warns Against Challenging U.S. on First Stop in Asia

 

 

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