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Thursday, November 15, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 242 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

 

ABORTION

 

Ohio House Passes Bill to Ban All Abortions After an Unborn Baby’s Heartbeat Begins

 

Hollywood leftists gathering for star-studded Planned Parenthood fundraiser Friday

 

Former Planned Parenthood Director: Abortion Pills Can Leave Parts of the Dead Baby Inside Her Mother

 

Planned Parenthood’s new prez tells the same old pro-abortion lies

 

Killing by Mail: Why We Need to Make Abortion Unthinkable

 

Watch: Even Democrats Don’t Want Pro-Abortion Hillary Clinton to Run in 2020

 

We Have Some Idea What Americans Think about Abortion

 

New Planned Parenthood Defends Killing Babies: “Abortion is Health Care”

 

Trump's Refugee Director Is Reportedly Penning An Anti-Abortion Book — And It's No Surprise

 

Abortion Activists Call White Governor Racist Because He’s Upset Black Babies Are Aborted

 

Trump's Refugee Appointee Is Reportedly Writing an Anti-Abortion Book

 

Prenatal Surgery Exposes Abortion for What It Really Is

 

Independent Abortion Providers Are More Underfunded — And Underappreciated — Than Some Realize

 

Feds Have Not Decided Whether to Extend UCSF's Contract to Humanize Mice With Aborted Baby Parts 

 

"I Was You": Activist Lizz Winstead Remembers What Getting an Abortion Was Like 30 Years Ago

 

Ohio's 'heartbeat bill' abortion ban up for vote Thursday

 

Abortion fight aimed at second-trimester procedure  (Kentucky)          

 

Australian senator 'changes gender' in abortion clash

 

Pro-life Australian MP declares himself female to ward off pro-abortion attacks

 

Pro-Life Legislator Quits His Political Party After It Suspends Him for Voting Pro-Life (Ireland)

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

This is Afghanistan, But Not as You Know It

 

Missing Pakistani police officer's body found in Afghanistan

 

AFRICA

 

Morocco inaugurates Africa’s fastest train

 

 

AGRICULTURE

 

Report points to 'difficult and worrying' 2019 for U.S. agriculture

 

AIRLINES

 

Flight attendant reveals chilling details of deadly Southwest flight

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Man shouts ‘Heil Hitler, Heil Trump’ during Baltimore ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

 

ASIA

 

US drops the gauntlet on the South China Sea

 

ASSISTED SUICIDE

 

American Medical Association Continues Debating Whether to Support Assisted Suicide

 
AUSTRALIA 

 

Australian Market Flat As Banks Decline

 

Australian Dollar flirts with 73 US cents

 

Australia: Jihad murderer withdraws his apology, says “I ask Allah to grant victory to the believers”

 

Australia refers India to WTO over sugar cane subsidies

 

Australia: Muslim leader says “Islam cannot be connected with any form of violent acts”

 

Australia's bank chiefs to face the music as misconduct inquiry wraps up

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Automaker groups warn U.S. tariffs will undermine new NAFTA deal

 

BORDER SECURITY

 

Razor wire now covers border wall where ‘vanguard’ of migrant caravan taunted U.S.

 

CANADA

 

TSX rises on gains in material shares

 

Innovation declaration: Nine things Canada needs to win in the global ideas economy

 

Ottawa man confessed multiple times to killing parents: Crown

 

Police target Hells Angels-linked bikers in Montreal, Laval; 13 arrested

 

Ontario Tories promise low-income tax cut, scale back political fundraising rules in first fiscal outlook

 

Ottawa man confessed multiple times to killing parents: Crown

 

Edmonton man who sexually exploited boys gets seven-year sentence

 

Surprise! Christian church lets atheist keep pastoring

 

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA) 

 

An “expert” analyst stayed in the CIA to prove Islam was a religion of peace

 

New Documents Reveal CIA Spied on Congress, Whistleblowers

 

CHARITIES

 

Is There a Charity “Crisis?”

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Fears grow of a swine fever epidemic in China

 

China Outlines Possible Trade Concessions to U.S. Ahead of G20

 

The war with China

 

Trump demands China remove missiles in the South China Sea

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

N.Korea State Media: Kim Inspects Testing of 'Tactical' Weapon (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

 

CONGRESS 

 

Meet the new bosses: Republicans largely stick with same leadership in House, Senate

 

Republicans and Democrats Cannot Agree on Anything. Except This.

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

Don’t let Amazon build an uninviting HQ in Queens

 

COURTS

 

Georgia Elections Hinge on Courts’ View of Provisional Ballots

 

Regulatory Scholar Rao to Be Nominated to Replace Kavanaugh on DC Circuit

 

Florida law on matching ballot signatures being applied unconstitutionally: Judge

 

More Waiting : Florida Judge Extends The Deadline For Counting Votes

 

Judge's decision in CNN lawsuit postponed until Friday

 

California wildfire victims sue utility PG&E alleging negligence

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Creepy Porn Lawyer Arrested For Domestic Violence

 

Avenatti calls domestic violence allegations ‘completely bogus’

 

Accused Parkland gunman slugged officer in jail: cops

 

Police nab crooks looting victims of California wildfires

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

LGBT Group Among First Central American Migrants to Reach Border at Tijuana

 

Caravan migrants nabbed crossing into US; up to 2,000 more approaching

 

DEMOCRACY

 

Democracy Dies in a Leftist Coup

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Democrats Launch Training Sessions for “1000 Volunteer” Lawyers to Manage Recount and Steal in Florida

 

Are CALIF Democrats Also Cheating Their Way to Power?

 

Meet the lawyer Democrats call when it's recount time

 

O'Rourke receives invite to visit Iowa from Democratic Party in Des Moines

 

Vermont Democrats cancel events with Michael Avenatti his arrest for domestic violence

 

Alyssa Milano disavows Michael Avenatti after arrest

 

Michelle Obama's money-making hypocrisy is laughable

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

 

Trump and Xi Likely to Get Only Framework Trade Deal, Ross Says  (Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross)

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

Betsy DeVos set to bolster rights of accused in rewrite of sexual assault rules  (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)

 

Detroit school board considers dropping Ben Carson’s name from local high school (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr Ben Carson)

 

Ben Carson’s name might get erased from Detroit high school. You already know the reason why.

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Giuliani on Mueller Questions: 'Unnecessary' and 'Possible Traps'(Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Obvious Double Standard On Recusals Proves Russia Probe Is About Getting Trump

 

Bombshell Text Messages Support Roger Stone's Claims About WikiLeaks Backchannel

 

Dershowitz: Rosenstein 'Worst Choice' for Acting AG

 

‘Will the real attorney general please stand up?’

 

Justice Department fires back at CNN’s lawsuit: No First Amendment right to enter White House

 

Whitaker traveled unorthodox path to top of Justice Department

 

 

ECONOMY

 

Dow ends four-day losing streak as stocks finish higher in choppy session

 

U.S. Stocks Halt Five-Day Skid; Brexit Roils Pound: Markets Wrap

 

Brexit deal to blame for US stock market slide?

 

Asia Stocks Whipsaw; Powell Downplays Volatility: Markets Wrap

 

Asia stocks lifted by China-U.S. trade hopes; oil resumes retreat

 

Manufacturing Boosts Economic Growth in the Midwest

 

The looming threat to Trump's booming economy

 

Wells Fargo plans 1,000 U.S. job cuts

 

Gold bugs might find hope in this chart

 

Brexit fears pummel sterling; lift yen, dollar

 

Bitcoin hits lowest level since October 2017 amid digital-coin rout

 

Ready, set, shop: More than a third of Americans to buy on Black Friday: poll

 

EDUCATION

 

Notre Dame president says child abusers aren’t monsters. Student asks, ‘Is this a joke?’

 

Improper Grade Changes at Community College

 

Cal State approves plans to boost enrollment by 21,000 students without raising tuition

 

‘Grow and Then Get More Efficient’

 

Harvard’s problem is a version of America’s

 

Why Colleges Should Require Faculty Diversity Statements

 

From bulletproof whiteboards to secret snipers, billions are spent on school safety. Is it working?

 

Activists Targeted

 

Cal State approves plans to boost enrollment by 21,000 students without raising tuition

 

Harvard’s problem is a version of America’s

 

From bulletproof whiteboards to secret snipers, billions are spent on school safety. Is it working?

 

ELECTION 2018

 

Thanks, NeverTrumpers. Are You Happy Now?

 

Hillary Clinton: If Stacey Abrams Had Had A Fair Election, She Would Have Won

 

Hope and Change: With More Votes Counted, It Looks Like Mia Love May Have Won in Utah After All (Update: Dems Caught Cheating in FL-Sen?)

 

Gillum keeps hope alive as Florida recount points toward DeSantis

 

Nelson intervenes in GOP ag commissioner candidate challenge to block Scott

 

Republican activists claim 15 ballot box tags as proof of Florida election fraud

 

The silver lining of the midterms

 

Trump’s ‘big victory’ diminished as Democrats pick up more wins

 

The dark, crazy heart of Florida is on full display — again — at the election recount

 

Sloppy Signatures May Disqualify Thousands of Florida Votes

 

Mail-in voting makes cheating all too easy

 

ELECTION 2020

 

Potential 2020 Candidate Kirsten Gillibrand Repeatedly Gets Unemployment Stats Wrong

 

Dems 'testing what they can get away with' to 'steal 2020'

 

Trump already cooking up new nicknames for 2020 rivals

 

ENERGY

 

U.S. oil prices finish higher, but off the day’s highs as domestic supplies rise an 8th week

 

Energy Prices

 

Natural gas suffers biggest one-day percentage drop in more than 15 years

 

A Fukushima waiting to happen? Huge stockpile of nuclear waste on California fault line threatens US

 

Benefitting from a diverse energy sector

 

ENVIRONMENT

 

How Trump Stood Up to the Environmentalist Left 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks routed as financials take a hit on Brexit turmoil

 

Poland Celebrated Nationalism as Macron Derided it

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Powell Says Strong Economy Faces Headwinds as Fed Weighs Policy  (Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome H Powell)

 

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)

 

Youth e-cigarette use is skyrocketing. Now the FDA is stepping in

 

FRANCE

 

Macron’s Response to Trump: ‘I Do Not Do Policy or Diplomacy by Tweets’    (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

France must still prepare for risk of no-deal Brexit, says French PM

 

GERMANY

 

Germany: Muslim migrant murders the man who sponsored him

 

Islam Classes In Germany

 

Several children among injured in bus crash near Nuremberg

 

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

‘Alarming’ Study Claiming Global Warming Heating Up Oceans Based on Math Error

 

Climate Hoax: Not A Single G-20 Country Is Close To Hitting CO2 Emission Targets

 

Early snowfall stokes Colorado skiers, clouds climate debate (AVIPP COMMENTARY: Read: Lack of sunspots could bring a 'Space Age record' for cold weather  .)

 

Soros Money Standing Behind Climate Activism in Texas

 

GOOGLE


Google Cloud is Busted by Russians and Chinese  

 

GOP

 

Exit polls show more women breaking with Republicans

 

Will the Republican Party keep dancing with autocracy?

 

HEALTH CARE

 

2 boys killed in adenovirus outbreak were in ‘irreversible shock’ when they arrived at hospital, doctor says

 

Is Healthcare Better or Worse than a Decade Ago?

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Muslim Rep. Ilhan Omar admits she supports BDS, after saying it was “not helpful” before election

 

GOP leader concedes 'we have room for improvement' on House diversity

 

With Seconds Remaining On The Clock, Republicans Plan Aggressive Last Session At The Top Of The House

 

Pelosi on potential Fudge challenge: ‘Come on in’

 

Voters Find Trump More Likable Than Pelosi

 

Ocasio-Cortez: I'm Already Being Discriminated Against On Capitol Hill

 

House Democrats revolt against Pelosi, put return to speakership in doubt

 

Nancy Pelosi applauds Al Sharpton for 'saving America' by helping Dems win back the House

 

Gun Industry Group Says Dems Likely to Push Gun Control, Drive Gun Sales

 

Pelosi and her opponents voice confidence over Speakership battle

 

House blocks resolution to end US military support in Yemen war

 

Trump angles to put loyalist in charge of House Judiciary Committee

 

House Dems haven’t even taken over yet and they’re already divided

 

Pelosi faces daunting challenge in speaker’s bid as Democratic foes stand firm

 

INDIA

 

India Can’t Keep Dodging Trade Deals

 

India seeks to buy US helicopters worth Rs 13,500 crore - Times of India

 

India's top hedge fund turns to state-run banks as bad loans wane

 

IRAN

 

Iran calls Bolton “chronic sadist” who deserves to be “taught a lesson”(US National Security Adviser John Bolton) 

 

ISRAEL

 

Read like a murderer or murder like a reader? What's the PA's message?

 

Analysis: What's behind Netanyahu's decision not to invade Gaza(Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Hundreds from rocket-battered south protest against Netanyahu in Tel Aviv

 

IDF chiefs impart their wishes for next defense minister. Improper interference in the political process?(Israel Defense Forces)

 

Netanyahu said to tell ministers he may not be able to hold coalition together

 

IDF Warns Gazans Ahead of Friday as Gaza Belt Residents Demand Security

 

Wikimedia Publishes Treasure Trove Of Historical Pre-Israel Photos

 

Coalition Crash Appears Likely as Kahlon Rejects Bennett for Defense

 

Israel’s Glass Ceilings Fall To Druze Anchorwoman (with Video)

 

Netanyahu to Hanegbi: ‘Sderot Just Like Tel Aviv’

 

Failure to Bolster Deterrence Comes at a Cost

 

Snap elections are a better option than Bennett as defense minister

 

Israel braces for return of violent Gaza protests

 

US to vote 'no' on anti-Israel UN resolution

 

Analysis: How Gaza rocked the government and its defense minister

 

In Jerusalem, Trump envoy on Iran says US to target funding for Hezbollah, Hamas

 

Gaza border residents protest Israel-Hamas ceasefire for third-

 

PA suspends Hebron police chief for allegedly helping IDF soldiers change a tire

 

Columnist For Jordanian Government Daily Praises Gaza Rocket Attacks On Israel, Says: Every Muslim, Arab And Free Person In The World Yearns To Be Martyred In Gaza

 

As Knesset advances death penalty bill, Israel at UN joins calls to end practice

 

Ceasefire Halts Palestinian Terrorists’ Rocket Barrage . . . for Now

 

 After an explosion of violence, Netanyahu chooses peace in Gaza 

 

MEDIA 

 

Filmmaker embedded in migrant caravan exposes false media narrative

 

The Fake News Paper of Record

 

Bringing up the rear in CNN White House Lawsuit:  Fox-Now-FOE News

 

After Trashing Brett Kavanaugh, CNN, MSNBC Downplay Michael Avenatti’s Domestic Violence Arrest

 

MEDICAID

 

Studies Indicate Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion Bought Democrats Votes

 

MEXICO

 

Vigilante Mob Burns Two Men Alive In Mexico Over False Rumors Of Child Organ Trafficking

 

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor seeks death penalty for 5 Khashoggi suspects

 

US sanctions Saudis charged in journalist's murder

 

Saudi Arabia FM: Khashoggi murder investigations will continue until all questions are answered

 

US welcomes Saudi Arabia's Khashoggi investigation as 'step in the right direction'

 

US must be careful not to hand Yemen to Iran

 

MILITARY

 

US Military Finalizes Plans With Poland To Install A New, PERMANENT US Military Base Less Than 90 Minutes From The Russian Border

 

Pentagon wants more money for lasers to shoot down drones, missiles

 

Pentagon report on Turkey's F-35 program delivered to Congress

 

Successful failure: Pentagon admits it never even expected to ‘pass’ multi-million audit

 

Podcast: New Report Shows Our Military Isn’t Prepared for Conflict With China, Russia

 

First woman passes special forces assessment, could become first female Green Beret

 

Mattis: War-trophy bells' return to help US, Philippine ties (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)

 

Defense strategy report warns of grave erosion in US military superiority

 

Dem rep slams Facebook: It 'cannot be trusted to regulate itself'

 

Mattis defends border deployment, likens it to 1916 effort against Pancho Villa

 

A 'perfect storm' of GI Bill problems is costing veterans, taxpayers

 

Marijuana-PTSD study reaches target enrollment of 76 veterans

 

The cost of post 9/11 wars hit $5.9 trillion, 480,000 lives lost, study says

 

Air Force names pilots involved in fatal training jet crash in Texas

 

Homeless vet, couple at center of GoFundMe controversy allegedly made up story: report

 

MUSIC INDUSTRY

 

Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, 'Hee Haw' star, dies at 85

 

NEW WORLD ORDER

 

Why the New World Order Wants Mass Migration into the West

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan goes against the grain with coal power spree

 

PATRIOTISM

 

Patriotism vs. Nationalism

 

POLITICS

 

Resistance Groups Rely on Crowdfunding to Fund Political Activism

 

RELIGION IN AMERICA

 

The Catholic Church is embroiled in a hell of its own making

 

Southern Baptists celebrate sending 42 new missionaries

 

RUSSIA

 

Russia In The World – Russia-Cuba Relations: The Reinvigoration Of An Alliance

 

Putin Ally Wins $1.2Bln Contracts for Museums in Crimea, Kaliningrad, Vladivostok — Reports   (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Russia fine with oil price of around $70 per barrel, says Putin

Putin plans to discuss New START, INF Treaty with Trump

 

Without Trump, U.S. Gives Way to Putin in Asian Summit Lineup

 

SENATE

 

Kamala Harris Tries to Compare ICE to KKK

 

Florida Secretary of State Sets Hand Recount in Senate Race

 

Symbolic outrage? US senators seek to stop arms sales to Saudis… after killing Bahrain ban bill

 

Kamala Harris Lied Abut Brett Kavanaugh, Now She Says Politics Needs “More Truth”

 

Schumer Lobbied Senators to Stop Criticizing Facebook — Where Daughter Works…

 

Lindsey Graham: Trump Won’t Fire Mueller

 

Politico: GOP's Blackburn Candidate for Senate Judiciary Committee

 

Sanders Aims Minimum Wage Bill at Walmart

 

Hyde-Smith's 'public hanging' joke shakes up Mississippi runoff

 

Senators return to Washington intent on action against Saudis

 

Ernst elected to Senate GOP leadership

 

Graham: I would ‘totally’ investigate FBI over Russia probe, Clinton emails as Judiciary chair

 

Rand Paul blocking Trump counterterrorism nominee

 

The real fraudster in Florida is Mitch McConnell

 

SINGAPORE

 

Asean May Need to Choose Between U.S. and China, Says Singapore PM

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Facebook defends Russia response, updates plan to curb misbehavior

 

Social Media Have Been Captured by Elitists, Demagogues, and Mobs

 

George Soros caught in the middle as Facebook-New York Times fight gets ugly

 

Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis

Social media explodes over Avenatti arrest
 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Big Problems Plague Korea's Employment Market

 

Moon to Invite Kim Jong-un to Next Year's ASEAN Summit  (President Moon Jae-in)

 

Minimum Wage Hike 'Could Cost Half a Million Jobs'

 

SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER

 

The state of hate: Who should get to measure it?

 

STATES

 

2 Dead, 44 Hurt in Mississippi Bus Crash

 

California’s Burning Once Again

 

Camp fire death toll grows to 56 as grim search for the dead continues

 

Officials in Paradise limited evacuation alerts as fire moved in

 

Third body found among wreckage of Woolsey fire as residents blast officials about emergency response

 

California’s deadliest wildfire is also a massive air quality problem

 

Her father ran back into the house during the Camp fire. Then she watched it burn to the ground

 

Rainstorm may give California firefighters break from battling wildfires

 

SYRIA

 

US envoy: Fight against Daesh in last Syria stronghold may end soon

 

TAIWAN

 

 Taiwanese puppet master fights to save dying art 

 

TERRORISM

 

Islamic State: California fires “Allah’s punishment for you. And in shaa Allah, you will see more fires.” 

 

TRADE

 

USMCA Sneaking UN Law of the Sea Treaty Through The Back Door? 

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey not satisfied by Saudi prosecutor comments on Khashoggi: minister

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

Shares of banks, small-cap companies fall in London stock market amid Brexit turmoil

 

Theresa May's future hangs in the balance  (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

These are the latest resignations from the U.K. government that rattled investors

 

The United Kingdom’s Cautionary Socialized Medicine Tale

 

Nearly half of UK Jews consider emigrating

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

UN Refugee Agency Tries to Step on U.S. National Sovereignty

 

UN panel adopts resolution condemning NK human rights abuses

 

U.S. gains allies in fight against U.N. agreement on migration 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump Admin Rejects Rand Paul’s Effort to Get U.S. Out of Iranian-Backed Conflict in Yemen

 

What's Really Behind the Jim Acosta 'Controversy'?

 

Trump Is Leading the Way on Conservative Criminal Justice Reform. Here’s the Proposal.

 

Here's A Snapshot Of Everything Trump Discussed In Our Sit-Down Interview

 

Pence: Trump, NKorea's Kim to Meet in 2019

 

Trump throws support behind criminal justice bill

 

Trump names handbag designer as ambassador to South Africa

 

Trump claims people illegally vote multiple times by changing their clothes

 

A White House aide picked a fight with Melania Trump. The first lady won.

 

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