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Monday, November 13, 2017






In Today’s Issue: 




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)





How to step up and promote adoption




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





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




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




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




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




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




Airbus Suffers Early Dubai Blow as Boeing Wins Surprise 787 Deal





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





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




Strong quake rocks Costa Rica; no immediate reports of damage





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




Year of the Sword: A Century of Christian Genocide           


New Bob Dylan album hints at ongoing Christian faith




SNL mocks Democrats as old and out of touch




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)





Who Swallows North Korea after Its Collapse?


Trump Keeps Spotlight On North Korea





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   




The Constitution can’t protect underfunded public pensions





The Right Way to Cut Corporate Taxes



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




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




Cybercrimes present unique challenges for investigators




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)




Bill Clinton Lost Nuclear Codes for Months, Memoirs Reveal


Investigate Clinton mafia and Democratic machine                 


Gerrymanders Dim Hopes for Democrats Despite Recent Wins




Feds have troubling scheme to track travelers




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




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




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)




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)






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  




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


Energy Prices         





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





Ukraine On the frontline of Europe’s forgotten war




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




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




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




US Budget Deficit Up Sharply to $63.2 Billion in October




President Trump: Stop The FEMA Religious Discrimination




Trump Shines in Foreign Policy




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





Why are so many Danish people drawn to Berlin?


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





Global carbon pollution rises after 3 straight flat years


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




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         





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





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)





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 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





Time for Democrats to compromise to save the Dreamers


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




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




Former intel chiefs Brennan, Clapper unload on President Trump




Silly Rabbit, the Internet Is Interstate Commerce 




The Dangers of Challenging Iran to a Foreign Policy Fight





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




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




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’




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




Maine, Medicaid, and the Gruber Principle




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




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




Country singer Carrie Underwood hospitalized after fall at her home




Suu Kyi benefits from neighbors' silence on Rohingya         




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





How Russia Could Divide NATO and Win a War




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  




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)




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




Poll Finds Nearly Half of White Southerners Feel Under Attack




'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





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




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)





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 




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




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


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





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  



Spanish PM vows to end Catalonia 'havoc'




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




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




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





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 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 




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





Trump is partly right on unfair trade                    




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





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 Finalizes Deal to Sell Stake to Japanese Firm





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 




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




Spare a Thought for Veterans of the American Revolution


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




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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