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Monday, November 13, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Battle to Stop California Law Forcing Pregnancy Centers to Promote Abortions Heads to Supreme Court

 

15 deadly lies of abortion pushers

 

Democrat Senators Bash Trump for Not Helping Illegal Immigrant Abort Her Baby

 

Poynter think piece proclaims: No need for 'balance' in abortion news reporting

 

Satanist Sues to Overturn Pro-Life Law Making Her Wait 72 Hours Before She Can Abort Her Baby

 

Satanist Group And Pro-Life Org Are Battling Over An Abortion Waiting Period Law

 

George Soros’ Children Give $10,000 to Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

 

By the Numbers: Abortion in the US

 

Baby Box Saves Abandoned Newborn Baby From Near-Certain Death in the Cold

 

Another School District Says No to Planned Parenthood Pushing Its Abortion Agenda on Children

 

US bishops’ president blasts abortion: ‘Civility begins in the womb’

 

ACLU Sues to Force Pro-Life Pharmacist to Dispense Drug That Could Cause Abortion

 

Automatic prenatal test likely to increase abortions of babies with Down’s syndrome

 

Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide are Just as Bad as Abortion. Here’s Why   

 

How Neighbors Mobilized To Rescue Women From a Brutal Late-Term Abortion Clinic

 

Global Abortion Activists Make Malta Their Next Target to Legalize Abortion

 

Ontario midwives want to do abortions, pro-lifers outraged (Canada)

 

The Abortion Industry Has a History of Exploiting Vulnerable Women

 

Brazilian amendment to protect life from conception receives overwhelming support

 

Oireachtas Committee Evaluating 8th Amendment is a Sham, Here’s How  (Ireland)

 

 

ADOPTION

 

How to step up and promote adoption

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

4 US soldiers wounded after an IED attack in Afghanistan

 

U.S. wants to build ‘tsunami of air power’ in Afghanistan, but impact is years away

 

 

AFRICA

 

IS in Somalia could be a 'significant threat'

 

Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Ambush, Kill Nine Christians in Plateau State, Nigeria

 

3 US drone strikes against extremists in Somalia

 

AIRLINES

 

Hawaii's Island Air shuts down cancelling all of its flights after 37 years of service

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Anti-Semitism Still Rising in America, FBI Warns in New Report

 

ASIA

 

Pakistan, Afghanistan Report Historic Dip in Polio Cases

 

Asia still needs Western capital and markets

 

Deadly Air Pollution Becomes a Common Enemy for Rivals India and Pakistan

 

When Reformers traveled to India, China and Korea

 

AUSTRALIA

 

ASX holds mostly firm as big banks drag         

 

The Australian dollar just fell to a 4-month low

 

Australia is a nation full of cash-poor millionaires

 

WikiLeaks sought for Assange to be named Australia's ambassador to US: report

 

Girl, 8, dies in junior drag car crash

 

 AVIATION

 

Airbus Suffers Early Dubai Blow as Boeing Wins Surprise 787 Deal

 

 

CANADA

 

TSX ticks lower as U.S. stock markets mixed, loonie falls

 

Elementary school teacher charged with sexually assaulting students at Milton school

 

Torso found in frozen Canadian lake identified as 18-year-old who was reported missing by her family in August

 

Canada: Jihadi tells court, “Damn your legislation, go to hell. Hey you infidels, I do not worship what you worship.”

 

Ontario college strike now at 29 days making it the longest the province has seen

 

Four recent cases of missing foreign students in Canada linked to ransom scam: police

 

Ont. sex worker says she warned cops about accused killer

 

Former administrator leads sexual harassment complaint against B.C. university

 

Ex-CFL star slit wife's throat, prosecutors allege

 

 

CARIBBEAN

 

Watch: Rebuilding Puerto Rico: The lineman got $63 an hour, but the utility was billed $319 an hour

 

CENTRAL AMERICA

 

Strong quake rocks Costa Rica; no immediate reports of damage

 

 

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA) 

 

'What they did to my mother was torture': The daughter of a CIA brainwashing victim looks for justice

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Year of the Sword: A Century of Christian Genocide           

 

New Bob Dylan album hints at ongoing Christian faith

 

COMEDY

 

SNL mocks Democrats as old and out of touch

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Rhetorical birth of an anti-China bulwark

 

China's Military Has a Discipline Problem. Here Is How Xi Jinping Is Trying to Fix It.  (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)

 

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Who Swallows North Korea after Its Collapse?

 

Trump Keeps Spotlight On North Korea

 

 

CONGRESS

 

More than 400 millionaires urge U.S. Congress not to cut their taxes as part of Trump's economic plan

 

Investing in long-term prosperity

 

Tough decisions loom for GOP as it moves closer to tax-cut plan     

 

Here are the 5 major differences between the House and Senate versions of the GOP tax plan   

 

CONSTITUTION

 

The Constitution can’t protect underfunded public pensions

 

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

The Right Way to Cut Corporate Taxes

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

Pastor fears church fire was set; anti-gay graffiti found

 

MS-13 gang member eyed in murder nabbed in attack on Colorado woman

 

Detroit officers fight each other in undercover operation gone wrong  

 

Multiple people stabbed at Mall of America

 

'Interrupted theft' led to stabbings at Macy's in Mall of America

 

Two stabbed at Mall of America in Minnesota

 

Seattle journalist said he could make women porn stars. Instead, police say, he raped them

 

Texas town that lost 26 in church massacre turns to its faith to grasp tragedy

 

CULTURE WARS

 

Local sheriffs emerge as Trump’s vocal foot soldiers in the nation’s political and culture wars

 

CYBERCRIMES

 

Cybercrimes present unique challenges for investigators

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Brazile Effect: 47% of Americans Think Primary Was Rigged against Bernie

 

Tom Perez: 'I am not talking about impeachment'  (Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez)

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Bill Clinton Lost Nuclear Codes for Months, Memoirs Reveal

 

Investigate Clinton mafia and Democratic machine                 

 

Gerrymanders Dim Hopes for Democrats Despite Recent Wins

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Feds have troubling scheme to track travelers

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Lawmakers demand Sessions name special counsel for Hillary, Uranium One (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

What Mueller's org chart reveals about his Russia probe (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

The Russia Investigations: Sessions Under Pressure; More Questions For Trump Aides (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Jeff Sessions sued by 12-year-old with epilepsy seeking to legalize medical marijuana

 

Russia Today registration part of Justice Department crackdown on foreign agents law

 

ECONOMY

 

Wall Street ticks up as dividend payers rise, GE slashes payout

 

Stocks eke out gains as investors await clarity on tax plan

 

Stocks finish slightly higher, but big GE losses cap gains

 

Gold ends higher as global stock markets pull back

 

Asia shares down on caution over US tax reform plan, sterling falls

 

Asia Stocks Drop; Pound Slides With May Pressured: Markets Wrap

 

EDUCATION

 

Penn State frat members gave pledge 18 drinks in less than 90 minutes, video shows

 

Massive college student party in Texas causes floor of apartment to collapse

 

Stanford staff encourage students to tear down flyers for Robert Spencer talk

 

On School Discipline, Fix the Problem, Not the Statistics                            


Stanford students promote hate and disinformation in claiming Robert Spencer promotes hate and disinformation

 

Professors: It’s Not Okay To Be White

 

Statewide and Online Only in California  (California community colleges look to create a new statewide​, online-only college that will focus on helping adult students earn credentials.)

 

Should Faculty Choose Who Speaks on Campus?

 

Lawmaker attacks homeschooling as 'child abuse'      

 

Stanford hosted son and supporter of “Palestinian” jihad murderer and supporter of 9/11 jihad attacks, with no uproar

 

De Blasio’s real school passion: Standing in the way of children’s dreams (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio(D)

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Donald Trump Jr. corresponded with WikiLeaks before election, report says

 

 The Three Festering Wounds of 2016

 

Biden’s moment: Book tour can pave way to presidential campaign trail   (Former Vice-President Joseph R Biden Jr (D)

 

 

 

ELECTION 2020

 

Biden 'not closing the door' on presidential run

 

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo headed to California for fundraising. A sign of presidential ambitions?

 

Terry McAuliffe's 2020 bid looks stronger after Virginia election sweep  

 

ENERGY

 

Oil ends mixed with OPEC output down, but U.S. shale crude production seen higher

 

Energy Prices         

 

 

ENVIRONMENT

 

Schwarzenegger: ‘It’s time that we wake up’ to threat of pollution

 

EUROPE

 

 

Ukraine On the frontline of Europe’s forgotten war

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks end lower for 5th straight session as Brexit worries, earnings weigh

 

Euro Economy Is Heading Towards a Golden Period

 

NATO not enough? EU launches own military alliance  

 

How Poland became a breeding ground for Europe's far right

 

Belgium: Muslims riot, burn cars, injure 22 police officers in celebrations over soccer victory

 

Belgium’s Saudi-funded largest mosque is hotbed of jihad terror plotting

 

Europe’s microstate punches above its weight

 

EUTHANASIA

 

Doctor Killed Depressed Woman in Euthanasia, Didn’t Tell Family Until Next Day  (Belgium)

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Byron York: Did dossier trigger the Trump-Russia probe?

 

 

FEDERAL DEFICIT

US Budget Deficit Up Sharply to $63.2 Billion in October

 

FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (FEMA)

 

President Trump: Stop The FEMA Religious Discrimination

 

FOREIGN POLICY

 

Trump Shines in Foreign Policy

 

FRANCE

 

French government forced to act after new wave of police suicides

 

“Skirmishes” as Mayor of Paris suburb tries to block Muslims screaming “Allahu akbar” from praying in the street

 

Body of missing Irish woman found in a park in central France

 

 

GERMANY

 

Why are so many Danish people drawn to Berlin?

 

What it's like to walk around Berlin as a blind tourist

 

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Global carbon pollution rises after 3 straight flat years

 

Al Gore says voting Trump out in 2020 could save Paris Agreement

 

GOP

 

Bannon appeals to Jews to join war on GOP

 

Sixth Accuser: Woman Claims George H.W. Bush Groped Her When ‘I Was a Child’

 

GOP strategist: 'Trump has made the Democratic Party great again'

 

Health care voters turn Republican election strength into liability

 

Republicans hurting after election day? It’s worse in Hawaii

 

Republican leaders need to do outreach — to their own party's base         

 

 

GUANTANAMO

 

Beyond Gitmo: The lonely existence of former Guantanamo Bay prisoners who have been released to rebuild their lives in foreign countries without a phone, bank account or driver's license

 

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Trump's HHS pick a pharma insider as drug prices skyrocketed

 

Most Liberal City In Virginia To See Increases In Obamacare Premiums As High As 247%

 

Trump Announces Nomination of Alex Azar to Lead Department of Health and Human Services

 

Price investigation continues to roil HHS (Former Health and Human Service Secretary Tom Price)

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

The Red Carpet Code of Silence in Hollywood

 

A hundred years ago, one Hollywood studio was a great, safe place for a woman to work

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

House GOP Has Votes to Pass Bill, Brady Says

 

Report: Small Pass-Through Businesses Would Benefit From GOP Tax Plan

 

Top House tax-writer won’t accept plank of Senate tax-cut plan

 

House Won't Accept Repeal of Local Tax Break, Brady Says

 

The flawed House tax plan                      

 

Former Trump aides frustrated by release of Carter Page transcript

                   

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Time for Democrats to compromise to save the Dreamers

 

Is this real reason why U.S. is importing so many migrants?

 

INDIA

 

India's smog-clogged capital has reached dangerous levels of pollution

 

India to overtake Japan to become third largest economy by 2028: Report

 

India’s dream of going cashless is just that…a dream

 

INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY

 

Former intel chiefs Brennan, Clapper unload on President Trump

 

INTERNET       

 

Silly Rabbit, the Internet Is Interstate Commerce 

 

IRAN

 

The Dangers of Challenging Iran to a Foreign Policy Fight

 

 

IRAQ

 

U.S. Admits Possible Role in Arming Iranian-Backed Militants in Iraq

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing     (Monday, November 13, 2017)

 

IDF Deploys Iron Dome in Central Israel Amid Palestinian Islamic Jihad Threats  (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Echoing Netanyahu, Labor chief says leftists ‘forgot what it means to be a Jew’  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Fatah official: Israel has a "fascist governmental plan, typical of Nazism"

 

Israel reportedly threatens to shelve Jordan water deal until embassy reopened

 

Israeli forces punitively seal Palestinian village over stone throwing

 

Israel’s visa waiver said to hinge on flight rights for American Palestinians

 

Arab-Israeli Lawmakers Seek EU Support to Block Israel’s ‘Racist’ Policies

 

Israel, rebuffed in past, offers sympathy but no aid to Iran, Iraq after quake

 

Israeli forces detain 14 Palestinians, former hunger-striking prisoner, in raids

 

Netanyahu: Opposition has been out to get me from the start

 

Greenblatt: Islamic Jihad's provocations harm Gazans

 

Israel bars pro-boycott European group from visiting

 

Israel cancels permits for Gazan families to visit imprisoned relatives

 

Milchan aide said to testify Netanyahus demanded cigars, champagne

 

Israeli forces open fire on lands in southern Gaza Strip

 

As tensions rise on Israel-Gaza border, a flare-up is only a matter of time

 

Is Israel ready for the next big earthquake?

 

Trump Team Begins Drafting Plan for Middle East Peace

 

LEBANON

 

Hezbollah at the center of Lebanon's current crisis

 

Lebanon again dangerously at mercy of Saudi Arabia-Iran rivalry: Nahlah Ayed

 

Even with the Saudis cheering, war with Hezbollah would spell disaster

 

Former Lebanese prime minister insists from Saudi Arabia that he is ‘free’ and says he will return ‘very soon’

 

MEDIA 

 

The ugly echo chamber of Hannity and Breitbart is why women wait so long to report abuse

 

Media Matters Using Roy Moore Allegations To Go After Hannity's Advertisers           

 

Sean Hannity is fighting for his survival

 

An Immigration-Enforcement Fairy Tale from the New York Times

 

Sean Hannity Unplugged – Embattled Fox News Host Opens Up

 

People Destroy Their Keurig Coffee Makers After Company Pulls Ads From Hannity’s Show

 

5 Companies yank ads from 'Hannity' over Roy Moore

 

Roy Moore says lawsuit against Washington Post incoming

 

‘Hannity’ fans boycott Keurig for pulling ads over Moore coverage

 

Advertisers ditch Sean Hannity's show after Roy Moore interview

 

Liz Smith, syndicated gossip columnist, dies at 94

 

MEDICAID

 

Maine, Medicaid, and the Gruber Principle

 

MEDICARE

 

How Medicare's hospital "observation" rules can cost you

 

Medicare helps patients get prescriptions, but an addict's ex-wife saw systematic abuse

 

MIDDLE EAST                 

 

Tensions rise as Saudi Arabia’s dramatic moves to counter Iran appear to backfire

 

Lebanese church leader hails Saudi ‘friendship and support’

 

Rescuers hunt for survivors of deadly earthquake near Iran-Iraq border

 

Yemen ports to open ‘within 24 hours’: Saudi envoy

 

Iran-Iraq earthquake is deadliest of 2017

 

Saudi Arabia 'scrambles fighter jets' amid fears of WAR in Middle East

 

What are the Saudis really up to with Lebanese ‘hostage’ Hariri?

                                                                                            

Iran-Iraq Earthquake Kills More Than 400

 

Face of a forgotten war: Who is to blame for the death of this 11-year-old girl?  (Jabrah was shot in the head while she slept. Her crime? Growing up in Yemen, which is suffering in a vicious proxy war.)

 

Iraq-Iran earthquake kills at least 60, injures 300 others, official says

 

Dozens dead in earthquake near Iran-Iraq border

 

Iran vs. Saudi Arabia: Dangerous war looms between Middle East powerhouses

 

Saudi King Will Not Relinquish Throne, Senior Official Says

 

The destabilization of Saudi Arabia       

 

Yemen Millions on brink of famine as Saudi Arabia tightens blockade

 

MILITARY

 

Air Force Could Face Record Lawsuits Over Texas Church Massacre

 

Mattis Speaks With Families and Friends of Fallen Soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day  (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)

 

Green Beret found dead had discovered SEALs’ cash scheme: Report

 

US puts on 3-carrier show of force                       

 

How to Lose a Special Operations War in Africa

 

Race Hoax as a Military Weapon                             

 

Trump’s generals and the grim ghosts of Christmas future

 

Serious concern about America's nuclear forces

 

MUSIC INDUSTRY

 

Country singer Carrie Underwood hospitalized after fall at her home

 

MYANMAR

 

Suu Kyi benefits from neighbors' silence on Rohingya         

 

NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

 

The US's most secretive intelligence agency was embarrassingly robbed and mocked by anonymous hackers

 

N.S.A. Struggles to Recover After Huge Breach of Spying Tools

 

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

How Russia Could Divide NATO and Win a War

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan: After death threats from Muslims, government minister requests non-Muslim security detail

 

Five Christian Families Flee For Their Lives After Muslims Falsely Accuse Teenager Of ‘Blasphemy’ And Are Now Hunting Them Down And Threatening To Wipe Out Their Church

 

Pakistan should dismantle special terror zones, give freedom to people of PoK: India  

 

PHILIPPINES

 

Trump touts "great relationship" with Philippines' Duterte  (President Rodrigo Duterte)

 

Can Trump convince foul-mouthed leader of the Philippines to change his ways?  (President Rodrigo Duterte)

 

POLITICS

 

America’s new political coalition Meet the progressives elected after Trump

 

POLLS

 

Poll Finds Nearly Half of White Southerners Feel Under Attack

 

RUSSIA

 

'Trust But Verify' -- Why Trump Is Right on Russia

 

Combating Russian Disinformation: Use Reagan’s Techniques

 

Russia May Make Another Power Play in South America

 

Anti-Kremlin Banker: Fusion GPS Assisted Putin Regime In Effort 'To Have Me Imprisoned And Killed'   (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Trump and Putin: What Comes Next?  

 

At The Opening Of Russia's Wall Of Grief, Patriarch Kirill Criticizes The Bolshevik Revolution On Its 100th Anniversary And Warns Against Fomenting New Revolutions

 

Putin: Joint Russia-Turkey-Iran effort on Syria bears fruit, violence down

 

Turkey's president plans to hash over details of S-400 deal with Putin in Sochi 

 

Ignorance and Caricatures Mar Our Understanding of Russian Foreign Policy

 

 

SCIENCE

 

More than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries issue 'warning to humanity'

 

This ancient shark with a snake head and 300 teeth is why we should just say nope to the ocean

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

New York church: 'We are not a gun-free zone'

 

Cartoonist Depicts NRA Member With Blood on Hands Being Revered by Terrorists

 

Crucial Moment in Gun Debate, 5 Years After Sandy Hook

 

Kasich Calls for New Gun Rights Discussions  (Governor of Ohio John Kasich (R)

 

 

SENATE

 

We deserve to know just who is behind the allegations against Judge Roy Moore

 

Senate candidate fires back at new sex assault accusations as woman claims abuse at 16

 

A Fifth Woman Accuses Senate Candidate Roy Moore of Sexual Misconduct              

 

Clinton accuser Juanita Broaddrick rips Chelsea Handler over Moore tweet

 

The judicial nominee who's never tried a case is also married to a Trump administration lawyer

 

Menendez jury deadlocks, judge orders them to keep trying to reach a verdict (US Senator of New Jersey Robert Menendez (D)

 

The Real Scandal in the Alabama Senate Race

 

Roy Moore vows to complete Senate run amid sexual assault allegation

 

Can Roy Moore still win Alabama Senate race?              

 

In Defense of Judge Roy Moore

 

No, Roy Moore Is Not Entitled to Due Process Before We Believe the Claims Against Him

 

Warren focuses on Democratic unity at town hall  (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)

                                                                                                     
Wyden Tries to Stop Momentum Behind Bipartisan Sex-Trafficking Bill  
(US Senator of Oregon Ron Wyden (D)

 

Middle class biggest winners in Senate tax plan, study says

 

Alabama Polls Show Some Surprising Results After Moore Allegations

 

Mark Warner doesn't dismiss public testimony for Donald Trump Jr.   (US Senator of Virginia Mark Warner (D)

 

Poll: Democrat leads Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race

 

Outspoken Republican Corey Stewart defends Senate candidate Roy Moore

 

Yes, the G.O.P. Can Block Roy Moore

 

Dems mum on whether Menendez should step down if convicted  (US Senator of New Jersey Robert Menendez (D)

 

Trump's agenda at stake as sexual misconduct allegations against Roy Moore turn Alabama race into a tossup

 

Chris Van Hollen (D-Maryland): No double-standard in Democrats criticizing Roy Moore after supporting Bill Clinton 

 

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

 

California Senate changes process for sex harassment claims

 

Hundreds in L.A. march against sexual harassment

 

Statehouses Forced to Confront a Wave of Harassment Cases

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

YouTube finally removes jihad terror mastermind Anwar al-Awlaki’s videos          

 

Hillary Clinton's social media campaign aide: 'We were never the cool candidate'

 

           

SOUTH KOREA 

 

North Korean Soldier Successfully Defects to South Korea

 

Korea to Reclaim Position as World's 6th  Largest Exporter

 

N. Koreans fire at soldier trying to defect: Seoul

 

Seoul Named 21st  'Smartest City'

 

D-3: Korea prepares for 'life changing' college exam       

 

Apaches fire Hellfire missiles in live-fire drill  

SPAIN

 

Spanish PM vows to end Catalonia 'havoc'

 

SPORTS

 

NFL commissioner reportedly seeks $50M, private jet in new pact

 

GQ Names Kaepernick Its 'Citizen Of The Year'

 

NFL players skip anthem protests for Veterans Day as critics call for boycott

 

Just three NFL players kneel during the National Anthem as the league honors the military during Veterans Day weekend

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

NFL Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

Storms to hit Northwest with heavy rain and snow

 

Dozens of records fall as cold grips Northeast

 

In Florida, all eyes on Puerto Rican voters after Maria

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

30,000 visas issued to people from terror-sponsoring countries since 2007: State Department                                                                                                                                                          

 

 

SYRIA

 

New Trump-Putin deal on Syria grants Iran/Hizballah free movement in Israeli, Jordanian border regions

 

Who benefits from the Russia-US-Jordan ceasefire deal in Syria?

 

Assad regime's 'starve or surrender' strategy is a war crime, says Amnesty   (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)

 

TAIWAN

 

Taiwan ranked seventh in climate impact report

 

Taiwan's military says a missing pilot didn't defect to China, but speculation blooms anyway

 

Taiwan Is At The Center Of Asia's Economy, But On The Margins Of Its Meetings              

 

China blocks Taiwan EPA head from attending UNFCCC COP 23 

 

TERRORISM

 

Kids commit terror for approval of other kids

 

Trump’s plan for dealing with domestic terror is missing in action

 

Minnesota: Muslim who tried to join the Islamic State is released from federal halfway house

 

 

TRADE

 

Trump is partly right on unfair trade                    

 

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

 

Mnuchin on reducing gov't spending: "Not an issue we're focused on right now"  (Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin)

 

 

TURKEY

 

Erdogan calls on Russia, US to pull troops out of Syria  (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Turkey steps up to aid Iraq earthquake victims                                      

 

Turkey denies Gulen kidnap allegations

 

UBER

 

Uber Finalizes Deal to Sell Stake to Japanese Firm

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)      

 

FTSE outperforms steady open for European shares; EDF slumps

 

May Tells Putin the U.K. Is Ready to Fight Back Against Threats   (British Prime Minister Theresa May/Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

In a symbol of royal transition, Queen Elizabeth II watches as Prince Charles lays the Remembrance Day wreath

 

CEOs urge British PM May to speed up Brexit talks to avoid exodus                    

 

CCTV Cameras to Be Made Compulsory in Slaughterhouses

 

UK: Muslim rape gang survivors say the gangs are still abusing girls in Rotherham       

 

Let young boys wear tutus and high heels if they want to, Church of England says

 

Brexit: Government tensions rise after leak of letter to PM May  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

May to meet EU business leaders

 

Theresa May's ability to deliver Brexit in doubt amid growing threat to leadership

 

Two weeks to surrender illegal weapons

 

Poor broadband killing off rural life as young people flee for the cities, report finds 

 

Omagh alert caused by pipe bomb device

 

Brexit Government tensions rise after leak of 'Orwellian' memo to May

           

'Urgent need' for football header research

 

Northern Ireland Pipe bomb left near Omagh Remembrance Day ceremony

 

Medical concern for Briton held in Iran

 

NHS cracks down on mental health patients being sent out of area

 

Government has spent Ł381m on tanks that may be scrapped

 

Asylum How dropping cigarette butt left Syrian facing risk of deportation

 

Britain is in the grip of a stress epidemic because of 'always on' culture, survey finds

 

UK: LBC, Muslim “reformer” Maajid Nawaz denounce opposition to hijabbed Muslims in Christmas ad as “racist”

 

Lynx killing order defended by council

 

Prince Charles blamed 'foreign Jews' for Middle East turmoil in 1986 

 

VENEZUELA 

 

Maduro Says Venezuela Will 'Never' Default on Its Massive Debt

 

VETERANS DAY

 

Spare a Thought for Veterans of the American Revolution

 

Chelsea Manning: 'Stop troops being killed for nationalist fairytales'

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll                      

 

Gallup: Trump's Highest Approval Comes on Economy

 

Trump’s Top Labor Prosecutor Could Unravel Obama-Era Gains

 

Trump is the Next Target after Roy Moore                              

 

Trump teases Wednesday trade announcement at the White House

 

Trump to host White House Hanukkah party

 

Trump poses for twisty handshake with world leaders at ASEAN Summit in the Philippines

 

After a Disciplined Week in Asia, Trump Unloads on Critics

 

Kellyanne Conway downplays President Trump’s ‘short and fat’ tweet at Kim Jong-un         

 

James B. Comey, called a ‘liar’ and ‘leaker’ by Trump, tweets a quote about truth and justice (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

Tom Steyer's impeachment movement could help Tom Steyer (and that's about it)

 

 

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