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Saturday, November 10, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 242 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Alabama's Amendment 2 provides a view of a post-Roe world

 

Final rules guard conscience from abortion mandate

 

Group challenges Kansas ban on telemedicine abortions

 

'Brutal' or 'safest'? Kentucky prepares to defend abortion ban in court

 

Two States Just Passed Anti-Abortion Amendments That Could Make Abortion Illegal If Roe v. Wade Is Overturned

 

Did Senate Candidate Kyrsten Sinema Vote to ‘Allow Abortions Up to Birth?’

 

El Salvador shows what happens when a country has an absolute ban on abortion

 

Indiana Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Abortion Clinics

 

Kentucky abortion battle shifts to second-trimester ban

 

Northern Ireland schoolgirl in abortion pills court case ‘is potential victim of crime’

 

Malawi Government Considers Liberalizing Abortion Laws

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Afghanistan's Uber takes on traffic chaos, security threats and unmapped streets of Kabul

 

Official: Bomb blast kills district official in Afghanistan

 

AFRICA

 

Death toll from Somalia hotel attack rises to 39

 

Trouble in Nigeria? Must be Trump's Fault

 

AIRPORTS

 

Vegas airport controller heard slurring her words, alarming pilots

 

AMERICA

 

The Dangerously Unified States of America

 

Why America had to join World War I

 

Martial Law Before the End of the Year?

 

Do Midterm results indicate that America is still in Decline?

 

ARAB WORLD

 

China-Arab forum calls to develop sustainable cities

 

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

 

Artificial intelligence could help doctors identify hard-to-spot colon polyps

 

AUSTRALIA

 

Somali-born Melbourne knife attacker was inspired by ISIS, police say

 

CANADA

 

Canada’s Crude Problem: Lots of Oil With Nowhere to Go

 

COURTS

 

Trump's legacy 'for years' will be judiciary

 

Obama’s Judges Continue Thwarting Trump

 

Jury delivers $25.5M to family of cancer patient denied coverage by Aetna

 

The status of the Arizona, Florida and Georgia vote counts

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Michigan: Muslim who stabbed cop while screaming “Allahu akbar” cried when he heard his victim wasn’t dead

 

California bar shooter said on social media he was bored during massacre

 

The 12 lives lost in the California bar shooting

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

Illegal immigrant families shattered record in October

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Democrats: ‘If We Lost, the Voters Must Be Racist’

 

Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom names former Clinton advisor his chief of staff

 

For eight years, Michelle Obama watched every word. In her memoir, she’s done with that.

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

 

CNBC: Trump May Replace Wilbur Ross by End of Year  (Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross)

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Firing Mueller Would Be a Disaster for Trump

 

Dershowitz: 'Hypocritical' to Seek Whitaker's Recusal From Mueller Case

 

Whitaker's controversial prosecution of a gay Democrat

 

There is no way this man should be running the Justice Department

 

DOJ sued by Judicial Watch for details of Dems' IT scandal

 

 Dershowitz: 'Totally incompetent' ballot contributed to Florida election controversy

 

ECONOMY

 

Atlanta Fed Keeps Economic-Growth Prediction Below 3%

 

Consumer Sentiment Stays on Pace for Best Year Since 2000

 

EDUCATION

 

Video of fatal school bus crash shows driver cross 3 lanes

 

Team de Blasio really doesn't want to face these angry parents  (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio(D) 

 

ELECTION 2018

 

Lawyers for Florida Democratic candidates object to noncitizen's vote being denied

 

Florida's Gillum withdraws his concession

 

Florida heads to recount in razor-thin governor, senate races

 

The Georgia Smear

 

Brenda Snipes Reported 634,000 Votes on Election Night – Today She Reported 717,000 Votes — Broward Officials Just Manufactured 83,000 Fraudulent Votes!

 

Florida, again: A warning about mail-in and early voting

 

Rubio, GOP attorneys allege election shenanigans in Florida

 

Prospect of another Florida recount sparks a partisan showdown

 

For Democrats, a midterm election that keeps on giving

 

Dozens of mail-in ballots sitting in Miami distribution center: report

 

HUGE=> Broward County Police Remove Rep. Matt Gaetz from Filming Officials Secretly Loading Boxes In/Out of Office (Video)

 

A Thoroughly Average Midterm

 

Rep. Matt Gaetz Calls on Governor Rick Scott to Remove Corrupt Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes

 

Charles C. W. Cooke: Current Totals Look Promising for Florida Republicans Scott and DeSantis

 

VICTIM’S FATHER OUTRAGED After Parkland School Killer is Allowed to Vote

 

BIG UPDATE–> FL Election Worker Chelsey Smith Signs Sworn Legal Statement Alleging Broward County Elections Staff Were Filling in Ballots

 

MARCO RUBIO: Voter Finds Two ‘Provisional Ballot Boxes’ Unattended in Broward County (Video)

 

TALK IS CHEAP: GOP Chairwoman Still Has NO ANSWERS or Action Plan as Democrats Steal Florida Races (Video)

 

Why Does Governor Rick Scott Refuse to Step in and Remove Criminal Palm Beach County SOE Susan Bucher?

 

 

Why Suburban Women Cost the Republicans the House

 

ENERGY

 

The Green Follies Continue, Expensively

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Czech Republic: Muslim cleric charged with supporting, promoting, and financing terrorism

 

Trump Versus the Euro-Swamp

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

James Comey discussed sensitive FBI business on his private email

 

FOREIGN POLICY

 

Mike Pence: The United States seeks collaboration, not control, in the Indo-Pacific

 

FRANCE

 

After mass Muslim migration into France, anti-Semitism is up 69%

 

Trump assures Macron that Saudi Arabia is the cornerstone of stability in the Middle East (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

GERMANY

 

After mass Muslim migration into Germany, sex attacks are up 70% in one city alone

 

Merkel faces party revolt over UN migration pact(German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Kristallnacht: Remembering The 'Night Of Broken Glass'

 

Historian exposes Germany’s minute number of convictions for Nazi war crimes

 

Merkel marks Nazi 'Kristallnacht' against Jews

 

How to explain the ‘timid’ reaction of American Jews to Kristallnacht?

 

GLOBAL WARMING 

 

3 reports sound alarm on warming oceans  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: The oceans are warming because of volcanic activity. Read:  Volcanic eruptions triggered global warming 56m years ago, study reveals ; Underwater Volcanoes Heating the Arctic Ocean ; Are underwater volcanoes causing global warming? Oceanic eruptions may have a greater effect on climate than first thought .)

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

Support For 'Pre-Existing Conditions' Protections Plummets When Costs Are Explained

 

Why Republicans lost the ‘pre-existing conditions’ war

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Rep Lou Barletta: Why do we let China control our everyday lives?

 

Nancy Pelosi’s quest for House speakership may be derailed by fellow Democrats

 

Divisions between progressives and moderates threaten to complicate Democrats' new House majority

 

GOP Rep. Denham falls behind Democrat as 3 other Republicans lose ground in Friday's ballot tally

 

Trump’s trade war may have helped Democrats win House

 

Can Democrats keep it together?

 

IMMIGRATION

 

How the man behind a controversial immigration ad shaped Trump’s combative politics


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE) 

 

Illegal immigrant released by ‘sanctuary’ charged with triple murder: ICE

 

INDIA

 

A window into the deadly pollution in India's capital

 

INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

 

Veterans To Ask Hague Court To Probe Russia's Use Of Mercenaries 

 

ISLAM 

 

J Street and New Israel Fund boost jihadists while calling Trump anti-Semitic

 

10 Questions About the Compatibility of Islam with America  

 

ISRAEL

 

Abbas: Trump's peace plan will not pass, the occupation must end (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

US support for Israel unclear after congressional midterms

 

Palestinians demand Israel to return withheld bodies of killed Palestinians

 

Netanyahu heads to Paris to mark 100th anniversary of WWI   (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

'All the claims against me have been shattered'  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Samaria: Vehicle tries to hit soldiers, then flees

 

IDF says it tracked Gazan who burned greenhouse, residents were never in danger  (Israel Defense Forces)

 

Palestinians condemn Hollywood stars' fundraiser for Israeli army

 

Hamas Terrorist Infiltrates Israeli Territory, Destroys Greenhouse in Netiv Ha’Asara

 

Israeli forces detain Palestinian after crossing Gaza border into Israel

 

Barak: Submarine corruption case is ‘borderline treason,’ Netanyahu should quit(Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak)

 

Israel and Hizballah trade threats over Iran-supplied precision-guidance missiles

 

Palestinian succumbs to wounds sustained in Gaza protests

 

Netanyahu heads to Paris to mark 100th anniversary of WWI   (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

En route to Paris, Netanyahu defends Qatari cash shipments into Gaza

 

JORDAN

 

Jordan opens shelter as flash flood death toll climbs to 12        

 

LEBANON

 

Hezbollah Demands Cabinet Seat in Lebanese Government, Warns Israel

 

Hezbollah leader: We will respond to any attack on Lebanon

 

LIBERALISM

 

Bending Over Backward: A Biased Look at Left-wing Censorship

 

MEDIA 

 

Houston Chronicle retracts stories after reporter's work scrutinized

 

April Ryan responds to Trump calling her a 'loser': 'We are not weak'

 

MEDICAL MARIJUANA

 

Utah becomes latest state to legalize medical marijuana

 

 

MEXICO

 

For Mexico too, migrant caravan represents a major challenge and dilemma

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Twitter gave Saudi Arabia information about journalist; he was arrested and died after torture  (AVIPP COMMENTARY: And the Democrat media remains silent.)

 

Arab coalition to independently refuel its aircraft

 

US to stop refueling Saudi planes in Yemen

 

Top Houthi ‘minister’ flees Yemen, seeks refuge in Saudi Arabia

 

One dead in flooding as heavy rains hit Kuwait

 

MILITARY

 

VA secretary says he will continue agency’s controversial experiments on dogs

 

Japanese woman arrested in stabbing death of Yokota-based airman

 

VA secretary has begun planning budget cuts requested by Trump

 

Uncle Sam wants you — to play video games for the US Army

 

Artillery relocation program brings battalion’s worth of equipment, Marines to mainland Japan

 

Trump rankles veterans with comments linking PTSD and California shooter

 

Female military veterans emerge from midterm elections as a small but growing caucus

 

PAKISTAN

 

TLP: Pakistan's hardline Islamist party calling the shots

 

POVERTY

 

The Truth About Poverty In America

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

U.S. Catholic Bishops Meet in the Shadow, Still, of Clergy Sex Abuse

 

RUSSIA 

 

U.S. Gives Russian Aluminum Tycoon More Time To Comply With Sanctions

 

Russia condemns 'unfounded' Austrian spy accusations

 

 

SENATE

 

Rick Scott tells 'Hannity' he fears Nelson and ex-Clinton lawyer trying 'steal’ Senate seat

 

McConnell: Expect AG Nominee 'Quickly'

 

Trump Thanks Rubio For Exposing Broward 'Election Theft'

 

Dem candidate Sinema continues to lead McSally in Arizona Senate race

 

Beto O’Rourke should run for Senate in 2020. He could win.

 

Arizona Democrat expands her lead in Senate race as count continues

 

Analysis: Texans preferred O’Rourke to Cruz — at least, Texans born in Texas did

 

Flake slams Trump for doubting Arizona vote count: No evidence of 'electoral corruption'

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

Mudslide near Rio de Janeiro kills 10, injures 11

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

South Korea's finance minister nominee says economy below potential growth level

 

SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER

 

SPLC's credibility questioned ... by WAPO!

 

SPORTS

 

Pat Tillman's wife wants people to stop using her husband's legacy to fit their agenda

 

Suzy Whaley makes history as first female president of the PGA of America

 

College Football Scoreboard

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

SRI LANKA

 

U.S. and others denounce dissolution of Sri Lanka parliament as undemocratic

 

STATES 

 

Montana Governor: Won Red State Because I Listened to Voters

 

Death toll rises to 23 in California wildfire after 14 bodies found

 

Pacific Gas & Electric says it will aid wildfire investigators after power-line problem near origin of deadly blaze

 

The most destructive fire in California history

 

Iowa plane crash kills four after pilot suffers heart attack, police say

 

Entire city of Malibu evacuated as fires race through Southern California

 

9 dead and 6,700 structures lost make the Butte County fire one of California's worst

 

9 dead as Calif. wildfires rage, putting tens of thousands at risk and destroying Paradise

 

SYRIA

 

Monitor: US-led coalition strikes kill 26 civilians in east Syria

 

After Daesh, Damascus suburb residents blocked from going home

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey gave Khashoggi tapes to European nations, Erdogan says(Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Turkey Ammunition Depot Blast Killed 4 Soldiers, Wounded 20

 

Turkey’s religious affairs top dog: Important area of cooperation with Europe is efforts to eliminate Islamophobia

 

Turkey Says Recordings Of Jamal Khashoggi's Murder Have Been Given To The U.S.

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

Could Iranian election meddling help Jeremy Corbyn into Downing Street?

 

London's dazzling Armistice Day tribute features American woman's poetry

 

U.K. refuses asylum for Asia Bibi, fearing Muslim 'unrest'

 

‘Lost’ Holocaust diary from murdered Jewish girl partially published in English

 

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Report on Saudi efforts to preserve human rights approved by UN

 

US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

 

Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes northeast of Tonga: USGS

 

VATICAN

 

Pope: Commandment to love one’s neighbor “is not about pre-selecting my neighbor. This isn’t Christian.”

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

President Donald Trump Changes Course On California Wildfires After Backlash

 

Trump criticized for "demeaning" comments about California fires

 

Trump faces criticism over canceled cemetery vist in France

 

Tata: Trump was right to slam Macron after French president's naive comments 

 

Why Kellyanne Conway's husband is an issue for Trump

 

Trump distances himself from Whitaker amid scrutiny over past comments and business ties

 

Feds have evidence of Trump’s role in hush-money payments to Stormy Daniels, Karen McDougal: Report

 

‘What a stupid question’: Trump demeans three black female reporters in three days

 

Perspective: Trump is wrong. Concession speeches aren’t binding at all.

 

Trump says he hasn’t spoken to acting AG Whitaker about Mueller probe

 

Ex-White House counsel interviewed Whitaker about joining Trump's legal team: report 

 

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