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Sunday, November 25, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 242 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Disgusting: Hollywood Celebrities Visit Multiple Cities to Celebrate Abortions

 

Mississippi will seek to revive law on 15-week abortion ban

 

Does a Proposed Ohio Bill Posit the Death Penalty for Women Who Undergo Abortions?

 

Out-of-state residents drawn to Oregon's access to abortions

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Suicide Blast at Afghanistan Mosque Kills at Least 26 Gathered to Pray

 

UN Says Hopes for Peace in Afghanistan Are Well Founded

 

 

AFRICA

 

Muslims in Kenya Give Christian Family One Day to Return to Islam

 

Niger: 50 armed Muslims storm village, kidnap fifteen girls

 

Kenyan Police Make Arrests in Connection With Kidnapping of Italian Charity Worker

 

Morocco navy finds 15 migrants dead in stranded boat

 

Nigeria: Muslims invade military base, murder 118 soldiers, 153 others missing

 

30 dead in Ugandan boat accident, toll expected to rise

 

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Video from Los Angeles: Muslim with Qur’an on windshield tries to run down Jews

 

Wisconsin school district says class ‘Nazi salute’ protected by free speech (AVIPP COMMENTARY: Would the same be said if it was anti-Muslim?)

 
AUSTRALIA

 

Australia’s India vision: Will New Delhi look this opportunity in the eye and, as is its wont, walk resolutely away?

 

BORDER SECURITY

 

Migrants enveloped in tear gas near U.S. border

 

15-Year-Old Girl Sexually Abused in Migrant Caravan Shelter: Police

 

Migrant Mother of 2 Impaled by Rebar While Trying to Climb US-Mexico Border Fence

 

 

CANADA

 

Andrew Coyne: Liberals’ $600M aid package for news media will irrevocably politicize the press

 

Over a third of GTHA residents in one-bedroom apartments live in unsuitable housing: Report

 

Chris Selley: Maybe 'birth tourism' is a problem after all

 

Oshawa, Ont., GM plant to close, sources say

 

Faulty and unproven medical devices implanted in Canadian patients despite known risks

 

Watch: Court documents raise new questions about Brison's involvement in case of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Shining a Spotlight: Revealing China’s Maritime Militia to Deter its Use

 

China Militarizes Its Influence in Africa

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Inside North Korea: How Kim Jong-un is carefully crafting a personality cult to keep grip on power

 

COURTS

 

Friend of Boston Marathon jihad murderer Tamerlan Tsarnaev testifies he “committed jihad” in 2011, murdering three

 

‘Red flag’ gun law should include minors, Washington state prosecutors say

 

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Protesters Demand Answers After Alabama Police Confess To Killing Wrong Man At Mall Shooting

 

Suspect in fatal Walmart shooting not expected to survive injuries, police say

 

Protesters demand answers after police change account of mall shooting

 

Man killed woman hours after his release from prison, authorities say

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

Violent Caravan-related Incident Reported in USA

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

How Ohio Democrat Corruption Killed a Black Woman

 

Honduran Migrant: 20,000 Plan to ‘March’ Across Border

 

Forget Khashoggi, Where Were Our Elites When Obama Assassinated American Citizens?

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Ferry crashes into dock in San Francisco injuring 2 people, prompting Coast Guard investigation

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Mueller report will be 'devastating' for the president: Frequent Trump defender (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Ex-Trump aide Papadopoulos must report to prison for two-week term, judge rules

 

ECONOMY

 

Climate change will affect US economy: Report

 

EDUCATION

 

Students grow fearful about dorm conditions in wake of freshman's death

 

EGYPT

 

Egyptian parliament welcomes visit of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

 

ELECTION 2018

 

All the Pundits Missed These Midterm Races

 

ENERGY

 

Michigan governor pushing for Great Lakes pipeline

 

EUROPE 

 

Ukraine President to declare a state of martial law over Russia altercation with their ships

 

Ukrainian vessels seized by Russia's coast guard: Ukraine

 

FAST FOOD INDUSTRY

 

Burger restaurant closed after viral video shows employees cooking rat on grill

 

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

FBI: Anti-Semitic incidents surge, anti-Muslim hate crimes drop in 2017

 

 

FEMINISM

 

Progressive Feminist Suspended From Twitter After Criticizing The Transgender Movement

 

FRANCE

 

Riot: French Protesters Burn Champs-Élysées Over Carbon Tax

 

France: Macron to Address nation Amid Paris Protests (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

 

GERMANY

 

Germany: Police to prosecute mother for posting photo of her daughter’s sex attacker on Facebook

 

German Man Charged as Accessory to 36,000 Deaths at Nazi Death Camp

 

“We are Arabized!”: Only one of 103 first graders at Berlin school speaks German at home

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: We're All Going To Die From Climate Change

 

Trey Gowdy, head of House Oversight Committee, says Comey testimony should be taped, made public

 

Rep. Adam Schiff Says When He Takes Over, Russia Probe Will Target Money-Laundering

 

Ringside Politics Turkey of the Year:  House Speaker Paul Ryan

 

The Idea Of Building Dorms For Members Of Congress Is Back. Here's Why

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Welfare Chauvinism, Again

 

INDIA

 

Authorities struggle to retrieve US missionary feared killed

 

US offers new $5 million reward for capture of Mumbai attackers

 

India's LGBT community marches freely after gay sex decriminalised

 

India Eyes Bigger Share in Global Trade Amid U.S.-China Tensions

 

INDONESIA

 

Indonesia: Aceh village tells coffee shops to cut Wi-Fi so kids don’t get distracted from reading Quran

 

INTERNET 

 

For Better and for Worse: The Human Cost of the Internet

 

IRAN

 

‘Totally unacceptable’: EU raps Rouhani for calling Israel a ‘cancerous tumor’  (Iranian President Hassan Rouhani)

 

Over 170 lightly hurt in 6.3-magnitude earthquake in western Iran

 

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes western Iran, 70 hurt

 

Erdan: Iran Will Continue Terror Threats Against European Nations

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israel’s top decision-making body may be operating without legal authority

 

Netanyahu Vows to Confront Domestic Violence on Intl Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

TV: State prosecutor reviewing Netanyahu cases urges indictment in Case 1000

 

Elbit completes NIS 1.8b. purchase of state-owned IMI weapons manufacturer

 

Israel promoting diplomatic relations with Bahrain

 

Qatar said to reconsider Gaza cash transfers amid backlash

 

Beverly Hills urges Airbnb boycott over dropped settlement rentals

 

Into the Fray: Defending Israel—Civilian Casualties and Common Sense

 

Hundreds rally in Tel Aviv to protest violence against women

 

Israel, Greece, Italy & Cyprus To Build World’s Longest Gas Pipeline

 

Internal Battle Rages Within IDF Over Combat Readiness (Israel Defense Forces)

 

The challenges the new IDF chief and his deputy will have to face

 

Israel rearrests PA Jerusalem official, reportedly over land sales

 

What are the top five challenges facing Aviv Kochavi, the IDF's new chief?

 

3D-printed vegan steak and fries? Israeli startup says it has replicated meat

 

“Real men approach death with a smile” - Fatah leader tells students

 

Israeli machine that pulls water out of thin air sent to fire-plagued California

 

Haredi rabbi declares boycott against El Al

 

MEDIA 

 

CNN Guest Has Surprising Reaction To Hillary's Jab At Fox News: 'No Friend Of The Press'

 

Giving Thanks to No One at MSNBC

 

The Media's Credibility Is Dead

 

MEXICO

 

Mexico: Will Deport 500 Migrants Who Tried To Storm US Border

 

Mexico counters Trump, denies asylum deal with US as caravan migrants plan crossing today

 

Dallas woman put on life support after plastic surgery in Mexico dies

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince praises ‘special relations’ with UAE

 

UN envoy to discuss peace with Yemen’s president in Riyadh

 

 

MILITARY

 

US soldier killed in Afghanistan identified as elite Army Ranger

 

Mattis: US Hasn't Ruled Out Military Action Against Assad

 

Missing Air Force family found dead in post-Thanksgiving SUV crash

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

 

NASA's Mars Lander Set To Touch Down Monday On The Red Planet

 

NASA concerned about Arctic petroleum development

 

 

PAKISTAN

 

Asia Bibi and the First Freedom

 

Karachi Police, Led by Female Officer, Thwart Attack on Chinese Consulate

 

Pakistan’s ailing economy leaves it stuck between China and the IMF

 

Pakistan hails India's move to send 2 ministers for Kartarpur corridor's groundbreaking ceremony -...

 

RUSSIA

 

Russia strikes Syrian rebel targets after alleged gas attack

 

Russia flexes muscles in unprecedented Black Sea clashes with Ukraine

Oil Sanctions on Iran Will Benefit Russia. Here’s How.

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

South Dakotans may soon be able to carry concealed handguns without a permit

 

 

SENATE

 

Republican Sen. Mike Lee: ‘Next Congress’ Will Likely ‘Look Into’ Motive Behind Trump’s Decision-Making On Saudi Arabia

 

Bernie Sanders confident bill stopping U.S. support of Saudi Arabia in Yemen can pass

 

Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith pushed resolution praising Confederate soldier's effort to 'defend his homeland'

 

Harris, Booker 'basic income' plans could kill recipients' work ethic: think tank

 

Sen. Klobuchar: Trump Has ‘Gut-Punched’ Congress Over Immigration Reform

 

Ben Sasse Sides With John Roberts In Spat Over Trump's Judicial Rhetoric

 

Ben Sasse Knocks Climate Alarmists, Says They Never Offer 'Constructive Solutions'

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

The Human Scanner: Twitter User Warned Others About Borderline Bar Shooting, California Wildfires

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

South Korea unveils Kim Jong-un's puppies

 

SPORTS

 

Shocking Footage: College football rivalry game ends in brawl

 

San Francisco 49ers Linebacker Foster Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge

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NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

College Basketball Scoreboard (Men)

 

College Football Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

Deadliest wildfire in California history contained

 

Snowstorm causing headaches for travel in Midwest

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Brett Kavanaugh Is Keeping A Low Profile In His First Months As A Justice

 

SYRIA

 

Russia accuses rebels of Aleppo gas attack, Syria calls for UN action

 

Anti-Syrian Regime Websites: Regime Granting Citizenship To Millions Of Iranians, Hizbullah Operatives To Change Country's Demography From Sunni To Shi'ite Majority, Conceal The Fighters' Presence In Syria

 

A French spy ship reserved for trouble spots joins USS Truman in Syrian waters

 

 

TAIWAN

 

Taiwan voters reject same-sex marriage

 

THINK TANKS

 

'Basic Income' Plans Pushed By Democrats Would Likely Kill Recipients' Work Ethic, Think Tank Says

 

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey blames US-based cleric for Russian envoy’s killing

 

Turkey Indicts 28 People, Including Cleric Gulen, for 2016 Assassination of Russian Envoy

 

UNIONS

 

Unions Illegally Trap Workers in Bogus 'Window Period' Schemes, Lawsuit Says

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

UK PM personally blocked asylum for accused blasphemer Asia Bibi over Home Secretary’s objection, to appease Muslims

 

British Parliament seizes Facebook docs that American court had sealed

 

Brexit: What is it, and what are the key issues?

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

UN Secretary General Guterres releases statement on day of anti-violence against women

 

VATICAN

 

No Erasing The Vatican’s Lady Macbeth-Like Spot from View

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Can Trump Get Data Privacy Right?  

 

Melania Trump Shares Sneak Peak Of White House Christmas Decorations

 

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