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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Abortions in the United States Hit an All-Time Low, More Babies Saved From Abortion Than Ever

 

Texas defends dismemberment abortion ban

 

Trump Admin Ends Lawsuit Obama Used to Force Christian University to Fund Abortions

 

'Anchor abortions' joining 'anchor babies' as residency strategy?

 

City Tries to Stop Pregnancy Center From Saving Babies Next Door to Abortion Clinic

 

Abortion is not empowering — I know, because I had one

 

Planned Parenthood Releases Guide to “Dealing With Difficult” Pro-Life People at Thanksgiving

 

Judge weighs legality of abortion waiting period

 

Little Sisters of the Poor Fight Back Against States Trying to Make Them Fund Abortions

 

Moore's wife coins new anti-abortion term to attack his Democratic opponent

 

Website Has 13,000 Documents on Abortion Practitioner Abuses

 

Look out, here's an abortion rant...

 

Victory: Federal judge strikes down buffer zone law at abortion clinics

 

Feds have 43 pregnant illegal immigrant girls in custody, as immigration and abortion fights collide

 

Hartford Weighs Ordinance to Stop an Anti-Choice Clinic From Tricking Abortion Patients

 

Crucial vote in Brazil could lead to ban on abortion for rape victims

 

12-Year-Old Gives Birth After Court Saves Her Baby From Abortion  (India)

 

 Brazil nears constitutional ban on abortion with no exceptions

 

Pope Francis: Abortion is a “Sin” That Results in “Killing Children”

 

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Afghan Village Looks to Life Beyond IS in Recently Cleared Areas

 

US, Afghan Airstrikes Destroy 9 Taliban Drug Labs in Afghanistan

 

US military opens new, but risky front in Afghan air war

 

AFRICA

 

Zimbabwe's new leader returns, promises jobs in 'new and unfolding democracy'

 

Who is Emmerson Mnangagwa, Mugabe's successor in Zimbabwe?

 

Coup in Zimbabwe: A win-win for China – for now

 

A moment of silence then chaos as Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe's leader

 

Single U.S. airstrike wipes out 100 terrorists in Somalia

 

Sean O'Grady: Now that Mugabe is gone, this is how Zimbabwe can rebuild itself

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Soros Defends Sarsour  (The Soros network’s campaign for an anti-Semite.)

 
AUSTRALIA

 

ASX gains as analysts eye 'sweet spot'

 

The Australian dollar is pushing higher as doubts about US rate hikes resurface

 

ASX may lose $44b of foreign investment

 

Australia's Victoria state closer to legalizing assisted death

 

Amazon tells Australian retailers to prepare for orders from Thursday: sources

 

Ninth Australian lawmaker quits as citizenship crisis widens

 

Energy plan fans 'worst fears' among states

 

Victoria Votes to Become the First Australian State to Legalize Euthanasia

 

'Potentially suggestive' School covers statue of saint, child and unfortunately positioned breadstick

 

Victoria, Australia About to Legalize Assisted Suicide, Wants to Eliminate Sufferers Instead of Suffering

 

BORDER SECURITY

 

‘Build that wall’? It’s already going up — in the form of Trump’s actions and policies.

 

Dumb Sensors, Deadly Consequences  (When politicians don't want to secure the border, American citizens become the victims.)

 

CANADA

 

North American markets see little change on eve of U.S. Thanksgiving; Canadian dollar up

 

Students protest multiple ‘gender neutral’ bathrooms at Alberta high school

 

Liberals to offer benefit to people waiting for low-income housing

 

Ottawa’s housing plan aims to help 530,000 vulnerable households

 

'Enough is enough': Flood of complaints from Bell customers, employees about high-pressure sales tactics

 

Minimum wage hike and paid sick days for 1.46 million Ontarians become law

 

Man electrocuted as crew raised wedding bash tent: Inquest

 

Immigration minister vows to change law that bars immigrants with disabilities and illnesses

 

Business risk from climate change now top of mind for Canada’s corporate boards

 

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

 

 

Self-harm, suicide attempts climb among US girls, study says

 

Contaminated raw milk warning in 4 states

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Jesus was more Jewish than you think, says Bible prof

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Air China suspends flights to North Korea

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

North Korea: Terrorism sponsor designation a 'serious provocation'

 

North Korea Does Not Confirm Kim Jong Un Met With Chinese Envoy (Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un)

 

Dramatic Video Shows the Escape of North Korean Defector

 

North Korea violated armistice with actions taken against soldier who defected, officials say

 

CONGRESS

 

Defense Spending Bill Gets It Right on Nuclear and Missile Defense

 

 

 

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU

 

Good riddance to Richard Cordray

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

Meg Whitman to Step Down as HPE CEO

 

COURTS

 

Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor apologizes, pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct

 

Fusion GPS Bank Records Show Russia-Related Payments

 

Unsealed Fusion GPS Bank Records Show Russia-Related Payments

 

Obama Donor Judge: No Sanctuary for American Victims

 

In transgender ruling, another judge finds Trump credibility gap

 

3M withheld info about cancer-causing chemicals, suit claims

 

Courts use Trump’s pontificating to rule against his policies

 

Court Details Gruesome MS-13 Gang Slaying, Decapitation

 

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Is the LAPD Manipulating Crime Numbers to Make City Seem Safer Than It Really Is?

 

Cops: Fla. man intentionally causes crash to prove point

 

NYPD detective busted after setting ‘cheating’ hubby’s clothes on fire

 

Dairy Queen manager slapped with charges after teen’s suicide

 

College senior, 21, is shot dead and left in a car alongside the highway in rural Texas town that hasn't seen a murder in 17 years

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

Death on the Border

 

CYBERSECURITY

 

Closing the cyber skills gap

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Report: Bill Clinton still mum on 26 flights aboard ‘Lolita Express’

 

Soros, Pelosi, new Virginia governor headline donors’ summit at California resort

 

Clinton Doubts She Would Have Made a Difference During Benghazi

 

JFK's assassination aided by his bad back, records show

 

The Russia Scandal Just Got Much Worse … For Hillary Clinton And Barack Obama

 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

 

Turkey farmers facing squeeze after Trump kills agriculture rules

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Nearly half of DHS uniforms bought south of the border

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Justice may have a case to block AT&T-Time Warner

 

The Justice Department's Top Investigators Are Circling Jared Kushner

 

See Dershowitz unleash on Mueller  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

DOJ threatens to sue Harvard over race-based admission practices

 

ECONOMY

 

S&P 500, Dow end slightly lower, while Nasdaq ekes out another record

 

Wall St. flat ahead of holiday; ISPs rise on net neutrality bets

 

Dollar Sinks on Fed's Inflation Concern, Rate Path: Markets Wrap

 

Asian Stocks Surpass 2007 Peak in Global Rally: Markets Wrap

 

Asian Markets In Positive Territory

 

Consumer sentiment hits 98.5 in November vs. 98 estimate

 

U.S. core capital goods orders drop; business spending strong

 

US durable goods orders fell 1.2% in Oct, vs 0.3% increase expected

 

Construction's contribution to US economy at 7-year high, ABC says

 

Treasury yields slip after Fed sounds worried not on subdued inflation

 

Stocks rally on boost from strong global growth, earnings

 

Stock market could tumble 15% if 10-year Treasury yield crosses this line

 

Dollar falls to 4-week low as Fed minutes cast doubt on 2018 rate hikes

 

Gold gets a boost from weaker dollar, holds gains after Fed minutes

 

EDUCATION

 

'Non-white' student admits writing ‘white lives matter’ on school mirror

 

Berkeley Professor Apologizes for Sharing Pictures Depicting Orthodox Jews as Murderous

 

A Failed Race Against the Clock (A professor loses her job at SUNY Buffalo, and her advocates say she was denied not only a fair shot at keeping her position, but the ability to stay on health insurance while facing a life-threatening illness.)

 

Middle East Studies Association Panel Considers Undue Influence of Jewish Campus Institutions

 

No Consistent Sanctions for Silencing (Colleges and universities aren’t eager to punish students who shout down speakers, but they must follow their own policies and foster an environment conducive to free speech, experts say.)

 

Student Who Stole Classmate's MAGA Hat Is Facing Jail Time [Video]

 

Colleges Care About Diversity, Except When They Don’t

 

Southcom: Hundreds of Tons of Cocaine Flowing into U.S. from South America

 

Trump Weighs in on Possible Change to NFL National Anthem Policy

 

WaPo Reporter Goes Rogue, Gives Strategy Briefing to Secret Dem Donor Conference

 

Trump Continues to Rip ‘Ungrateful Fool’ LaVar Ball, Retweets Radio Host Referring to Clinton’s ‘Corrupt A**’

 

Stanford Dean Caught On Film Engineering Disruption of Robert Spencer Event

 

University of Illinois instructor arrested after confronting conservative students

 

Diversity Obsession  (Higher education's most devious con.)

 

Wipeout: Prof learns expensive lesson for erasing students' message

 

Dozens of teachers terrorized by out-of-control students flee school district

 

Public university tells graduate students to oppose Republican tax reform

 

Sacrificing schoolchildren for a political vendetta  (Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio (D) and Schools Chancellor Carmen Farińa won’t stop sacrificing schoolchildren to a private vendetta. On Monday, Farińa offered a pathetic response to requests for middle-school space from the...)

 

Opinion: If a college journalist can report fairly, why can't the mainstream media?

 

ELECTION 2016

 

Hillary blames Barack for election, in latest excuse for 2016 loss

 

ENERGY

 

Oil prices gain as fall in U.S. crude supply feeds bets for OPEC output-cut extension

 

Energy Prices

 

Saudis push for nine-month extension of OPEC-led oil cut: sources

 

Keystone XL is still the wrong project for a world facing global warming. Kill it and be done

 

EURASIA

 

How Turkey, Iran, Russia and India are playing New Silk Roads

 

EUROPE

 

Promoting the Hijab in Norway

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks end lower, as drop for travel stocks offsets energy sector’s rise

 

Austria: Muslim migrants in Vienna receive more money than working class pensioners

 

Residents of Swedish No Go Zone suburbs afraid to leave their homes

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Judicial Watch Dumps Explosive New FBI Emails From McCabe’s Conflict Review

 

Was Border Patrol agent beaten to death by immigrants in Texas? Or did he fall? The FBI is not sure

 

 

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC)

 

Trump administration, in a gift to telecom firms, is pulling the plug on net neutrality

 

FCC's Pai: 'Heavy-Handed' Net Neutrality Rules Are Stifling The Internet

 

Progressives erupt over FCC proposal to repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules

 

Sweeping Plan Would Overturn Equal Access to the Internet

 

 

FEDERAL DEFICIT

 

Yes, Deficits Still Matter

 

 

FEDERAL RESERVE

 

Fed policymakers say rate increase likely warranted soon: minutes

 

FOREIGN POLICY

 

Assessing Trump’s Asia policy – with J. Stapleton Roy

 

FRANCE

 

Russian anger as France arrests oligarch for 'tax evasion'

 

GERMANY

 

Lacking evidence, Germany releases Syrian terror suspects

 

Pressure mounts on Social Democrats to throw Merkel a coalition lifeline  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Holocaust memorial erected outside German nationalist’s home

 

German police arrest 6 men, posing as refugees, who planned to carry out a Christmas terror attack

 

The End of Angela Merkel: Chancellor’s Fall From Top ‘To Come Quickly’ 

 

Germany Seeks to Pick Up the Pieces

 

Uniper to cut 2,000 jobs in cost-cutting drive: paper

 

Can Germany Break Its Lignite Habit?

 

German cyber security agency seeks power to ‘hack back’ in case of attack

 

GOOGLE

 

Exclusive: Google Refuses to Disavow Political Violence

 

Google gathers Android users' location data even with setting turned off: report

 

GUANTANAMO

 

The artwork by Guantanamo inmates the US doesn't want you to see

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

How Obamacare Hurt a 4-Year-Old With an Aggressive Form of Leukemia

 

HEALTH CARE

 

A company fired 50 employees for refusing to get flu shots

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

'Partridge Family' star David Cassidy dead at 67

 

1970s teen idol who starred in ‘The Partridge Family’ dies at 67

 

Bob Weinstein paid Ł250,000 settlement to Harvey Weinstein's accusers from his own bank account 

 

Mel Gibson: Weinstein scandal is a 'precursor to change'

 

HOMOSEXUALITY

 

California city council goes completely LGBT

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

GOP congressman Barton apologizes for nude selfie

 

Poll: Plurality supports House tax plan, but many expect to pay more

 

The Rules Don’t Apply To Democrat Bigwigs Like Rep. John Conyers (US Representative of Michigan John Conyers (D)

 

Intel Committee Dem Claims Trump Associates Coordinated With Russians

 

House Veterans committee chairman takes oversight on the road

 

Dems stop short of demanding Conyers step down from powerful committee  (US Representative of Michigan John Conyers (D)

 

House Ethics panel announces probe of Conyers

 

Michigan Rep. John Conyers denies sexual harassment settlements

 

INDIA

 

Delhi police set up all-female motorbike squad to tackle crime against women

 

India student refuses to be 'anti-Pakistan' poster girl

 

Indian Navy gets first woman pilot

 

4 days before 26/11 anniv, Pak sets Saeed free

 

BrahMos test-fired from Sukhoi fighter jet for first time

 

INDONESIA

 

Indonesia accused of subjecting female recruits to virginity tests

 

Bali volcano: Thousands flee on tourist island as smoke from Mount Agung revives eruption fears

 

INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

 

UN Tribunal To Hand Down Historic Verdict Against Bosnian Serb Commander Mladic

 

IRAN

 

Tehran Is Winning the War for Control of the Middle East

 

Iran’s supreme leader hails end of IS ‘tumor’

 

Iran’s Rouhani calls Macron, denounces Israel & “adventurism of some inexperienced princes in region” (Iranian President Hassan Rouhani/French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

60% of Muslim marriages in Britain are not legal, women forced into polygamous relationships

 

U.S. Says Charges Iran Sanctions Case 'Politically Motivated' Are 'Ridiculous'

 

IRAQ

 

Mass grave of Yazidi murdered by Islamic State found, Iraqi officials say

 

 

ISLAM

 

It's not 'genital mutilation,' says Muslim doctor's lawyer

 

Bible Museum blasted for leaving out Islam

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Wednesday, November 22, 2017)

 

Proud Palestinian parents of "Martyrs": "The blood... made gardens bloom"

 

No headway in Putin-Netanyahu conversation on Iran/Hizballah removal from Golan border (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu/ Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Netanyahu Tells Putin Israel Won’t Allow Iran a Foothold in Syria

 

Israel demolishes 2 Palestinian homes in occupied East Jerusalem

 

Report: Abbas refuses phone call from Kushner  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

Israeli veteran, govt clash over alleged abuse of Palestinian

 

New Umm al-Hiran video shows police pepper-spraying Arab MK

 

Bill opening up Israeli BDS activists to lawsuits advances

 

Soldiers fire on two Gazans crossing into Israel, hitting one

 

Israeli authorities ban Palestinian Jerusalemite entry to Old City

 

Argentina’s Lower House Passes Bill Marking Terror Attack on Israeli Embassy as Day of Remembrance

 

Citing Quran, Kuwaiti pundit says Israel ‘a legitimate state,’ not an occupier

 

The political campaign to break Breaking the Silence

 

Pence plans to address Knesset during Israel trip (US Vice-President Mike Pence)

 

High school teachers to strike Thursday in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Beersheba

 

Israeli forces detain 15 Palestinians in overnight West Bank (Judea and Samaria)  raids

 

US says warning to Palestinians over closing DC office was mandated by law

 

Palestinian factions call for elections by end of 2018

 

Israel Foils Smuggling of Tons of Explosives into Gaza

 

Palestinian factions call for presidential, legislative elections by end of 2018

 

Train work on Shabbat once again threatens coalition

 

Israeli forces detain 2 Palestinians near Gaza border

 

US wants PLO’s Washington office to stay open

 

Israel may ‘target’ Iran activity in Syria, Netanyahu said to tell Macron  (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

Israeli Jew’s ‘peace visit’ to Saudi mosque sparks Arabic Twitter storm

 

Fatah Officials Attend Memorial Ceremony For Perpetrators Of Stabbing, Ramming Attacks

 

Seven Times Palestinians Rejected Peace

 

An administration that finally has the cojones to hold the PLO accountable

 

LEBANON

 

Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri puts resignation on hold

 

LIBERALISM

 

Lib-left Working on Framing Trump as a Lecher

 

MEDIA 

 

MSNBC's Geist Crosses The Line -- No Pushback For Labeling The GOP The 'Pedophile' Party?

 

Fusion GPS paid journalists, court papers confirm

 

CBS Fires Charlie Rose Over Reports of Sexual Misconduct

 

'CBS This Morning' co-host on Rose allegations: 'You still have to report the news'

 

Newsweek compares Trump to serial killer Charles Manson

 

'CBS This Morning' is 'begging' Oprah to fill in for Charlie Rose

 

MICROSOFT

 

Microsoft's Skype pulled from Apple, Android China app stores

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

With Saudi Blockade Threatening Famine in Yemen, U.S. Points Finger at Iran

 

Anti-Terror Quartet adds 2 entities, 11 individuals to terror list

 

Mohammad bin Salman and the new regional balance of power (Saudi Arabia)

 

How the Middle East Became Russia's Game, Not America's

 

The irresistible rise of MBS… and his possible downfall   (Saudi Arabia)

 

John Kerry's Mideast idiocy  (Former US Secretary of State John F Kerry )

 

MILITARY

 

America’s Military Doesn’t Have Enough Money to Do Its Job

 

US Navy transport plane carrying 11 crashes in Pacific; 8 recovered

 

Navy aircraft crash leaves 3 missing in Philippine Sea

 

Vietnam veterans challenge Ken Burns on the accuracy of his epic documentary

 

Aircraft at Laughlin AFB grounded following deadly T-38 crash in Texas

 

VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets

 

Second judge halts Trump administration's proposed transgender military ban

 

 

MYANMAR

 

Suu Kyi takes populist, paranoid turn

 

 

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

 

Feds Spend $709,334 Studying How to Prevent Obese Women From Getting Pregnant

 

NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE

 

National park store sold Trump wine, says feds weren't involved

 

 

NEW ZEALAND

 

'Impossible' New Zealand maths exam even flummoxes teachers

 

PAKISTAN

 

Pakistan Court Orders Release of Cleric Wanted by US for Terrorism

 

Pakistan to Free Alleged Mastermind of Mumbai Terror Attack

 

How China’s marble exploits hurt Pakistan’s value-added economy

 

Pakistan, China agree to push on with Economic Corridor plan

 

Major News Investigation Uncovers That Muslim Imams Have Raped Thousands Of Boys In Mosques And Islamic Schools Across Pakistan And There Is A Massive Conspiracy To Cover Up The Crimes

 

 

PHILIPPINES

 

Islamic State’s new frontline in the Philippines

 

Philippines to extradite priest accused of abuse in U.S.

 

 

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE (RNC)

 

Ex-RNC chair: Trump's comments on Roy Moore 'beyond stupid'

 

RUSSIA

 

In Sochi, Putin Tells Iran, Turkey of 'Real Chance' to End Syria War (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Defense Companies Should Be Prepared to Increase Military Production, Putin Says

 

This Is how Students Get to School in the Russian Arctic

 

Russian Labor Official Tells Russians to Stop Partying and Start Working

 

Iran-Russia Relations – Russian Military Expert Goltz: The Kremlin Has Swapped Its Role As Negotiator For Role Of 'Chief Global Pariah'

 

Russian, Turkish, Iranian presidents adopt joint declaration on Syria

 

JFK archive confirms existence of false flag plan to start war with USSR

 

Putin, Erdogan & Rouhani agree on holding Syrian national dialogue congress in Sochi

 

 Saudi King Salman, Putin discuss latest Syria peace efforts

 

Russia Threatens Retaliation If Google Downgrades RT, Sputnik News Sites

 

Putin’s plan to end Syrian war strengthens Russian influence in Middle East

 

SCIENCE

 

Air pollution may cause infertility for ‘significant number of couples’, warn scientists 

 

Sugar industry withheld research effects of sucrose 50 years ago, study claims

 

 

 

SENATE

 

Roy Moore's communications director resigns

 

RNC, NRSC have no plans to back Moore despite Trump's signal of support

 

Pro-Roy Moore group fundraises off Trump's near endorsement

 

Arizona GOP gov: 'If I was in the private sector I'd terminate' Moore

 

Roy Moore is using Trump's playbook -- and Trump is helping him out

 

Roy Moore opponent prosecuted KKK, but defended man with Klan ties

 

Why Roy Moore and Tax Cuts Matter

 

This Senator Is Putting an End to Democratic Stonewalling on Judicial Picks  (US Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley (R)

 

The Illogical Attacks on Judge Moore

 

Poll: Half think Franken should resign  (US Senator of Minnesota Al Franken (D)

 

Court Documents Raise Significant Questions About Leigh Corfman’s Accusations Against Roy Moore

 

The mystery over the attack on Rand Paul deepens  (US Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul (R)

 

Murkowski backs repealing ObamaCare mandate in boost to tax reform  (US Senator of Alaska Lisa Murkowski (R)

 

Moore campaign rips media, political establishment

 

Dem senator: 'Distraction' to call for Franken's resignation

 

Poll: Moore, Jones neck and neck in Alabama Senate race

 

Senate defense spending bill $50B lower than what authorizers want

 

Jeff Flake Spoke Up. Time to Put Up. (US Senator of Arizona Jeff Flake (R)

 

Ivanka winds up in TV ad for Alabama Democratic Senate candidate battling Roy Moore after saying there's a 'special place in Hell' for people who prey on children

 

Al Franken allegations are a big money problem for Democrats

 

 

SENIORS

 

American seniors are sicker than global peers

 

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

 

Rashida Jones DENIES she quit Toy Story 4 because of unwanted sexual advances by John Lasseter - but hints she left because Disney Pixar doesn't help people of color or women

 

Sexual assault survivors on how they're coping amid daily allegations

 

CNN reporter Dylan Byers is slammed for bemoaning the 'talent drain' that raft of sexual harassment claims have caused in the media industry

 

Secret legislative settlements driven by sexual harassment, discrimination

 

 

SINGAPORE

 

Singapore sees running autonomous buses on public roads from 2022

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Facebook will help some users figure out if they saw Russian propaganda during the 2016 US presidential election

 

Chicago Cop Could Get Fired For His Facebook Posts

 
SOUTH AMERICA

 

Time, oxygen running out fast for crew of missing sub   (Argentina)

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

North Korea Defector Regains Consciousness, Footage Shows

 

Uzbekistan president arrives for state visit

 

85 S. Koreans denied entry to US due to travel document complications

 

For North Korean soldier's recovery, South Koreans are pinning their hopes on this doctor

 

Many 40-Somethings Have Diabetes, High Blood Pressure

 

South Korean party leader Choo sees promise in Trump’s hawkish stand on North Korea

 

In face of washer safeguard, Samsung, LG to open US plants sooner

 

Encouraging signs following Trump’s visit to Seoul

 

Grad student sentenced to 2 years for attacking professor with tumbler bomb

 

Teacher jailed for sex with elementary student

 

23% of PhD holders are jobless

 

SPAIN

  

Why is Spain holding hundreds of Algerian

 

 

 

SPORTS

 

Marshawn Lynch proves NFL commish Goodell should go

 

Do the anthem-kneelers care that rookie Officer Brian Shaw was murdered?

 

NFL mulls keeping teams in locker rooms for anthem if protests persist

 

Colin Kaepernick and the Legacy of the Negro National Anthem

 

Shannon Sharpe rips ‘disingenuous’ LaVar Ball for dismissing Trump’s role in freeing son

 

Gabby Douglas: Olympic champion says she was abused by USA Gymnastics doctor

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

 

STATES

 

Man found burning to death in Calif. was ex-prisoner in N. Korea

 

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Trump’s State Department recognizes ‘Transgender Day of Remembrance’

 

Tillerson: Myanmar clearly 'ethnic cleansing' the Rohingya  (US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson)

 

U.S. State Dept Puts $700,000 into Hungarian Media, Demands ‘Programming’ Against Orban, Patriots 

 

SUICIDES

 

What’s behind the rise in youth suicides?

 

SYRIA

 

Syrian opposition says Assad’s exit to be discussed at Riyadh meet (Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)

 

 

TAIWAN

 

Military tracking Chinese warplanes: defense chief

 

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake rocks central Taiwan

 

October jobless rate hit 17-year low

 

Hybridizing Taiwan yellow cattle with Taiwan Waygu cattle could ignite Taiwan's beef industry 

 

TAXATION

 

Seattle's Income Tax on 'the Rich' Has Collateral Damage: The Poor

 

 

TECHNOLOGY

 

Why I’m Not Giving My Ten-Year-Old A Smartphone

 

TERRORISM

 

Security Tight for Thanksgiving Parade in Terror-Wary NYC

 

THANKSGIVING

 

The First Thanksgiving Was Nothing Like What You Were Taught

 

Thanksgiving 2017: Is the USA still ‘a light unto the nations’?

 

 

TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION (TSA)

 

With TSA on the ropes, holiday travel may be a bear      

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey: Pro-government columnist says Turkey will fight NATO, Turkish conflict with US inevitable

 

3,000-year-old fortress discovered in Turkish lake

 

Turkey orders detention of 216 people in post-coup probe: Anadolu

 

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 logs 3-day win streak, but home builders slide after budget

 

Britain crashes out of world's top 5 economies

 

Exclusive: Intercepted ISIS Message Reveals Threat to Attack London Over Christmas

 

Uber data breach “raises huge concerns”, says UK watchdog

 

Britain’s Brexit gloom yet to tinge golden glow of China ties

 

Autonomy in the U.K. (Bucking liberal opinion, some British rockers embrace Brexit—and reject anti-Israel boycotts.)

 

The Queen was jealous of Jackie Kennedy, claims Netflix drama The Crown

 

Budget to make UK 'fit for Brexit future'

 

Environment department using 1,400 disposable cups a day amid call for tax

 

Law Society advert 'misled' public

 

Choice of alcohol 'alters moods'

 

Four killed in mid-air crash named

 

UK welcomes Zimbabwe's 'brighter future'

 

Graduate with low 2:1 was badly let down by Oxford, court told

 

UK judges to get scientific guides

 

64 per cent of Scots police officers want access to a gun

 

Flood alerts issued for much of Scotland

 

Heavy snow and 75mph winds forecast for Scotland

 

VATICAN

 

Vatican Co-Hosts Event with Planned Parenthood Board Member, Euthanasia Advocates

 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump: Spending Cuts, Welfare Reform Come Next

 

A year ago, Trump called for unity. He's repeatedly demonstrated what he thinks that means.

 

Trump Declares National Family Week: ‘We Can Show Support to Our Family Members by Loving Selflessly’

 

Trump: The End of Jihad?

 

Former ethics chief suggests Kellyanne Conway may have violated Hatch Act

 

Report: Trump considering political pick for key Census job

 

Trump Backs Roy Moore for Senate Seat Despite Sex Allegations

 

White House military personnel reassigned after ‘incident’ on Trump’s Asia trip: report

 

There's no evidence of Trump's vaunted executive leadership in Puerto Rico

 

WH Appeals DC Court's Lifting of Transgender Ban

 

Trump Cracks Down on Crime, but Eases Reins on the Police

 

If Charlie Rose and Roy Moore deserve banishment, why not Donald Trump?

 

Trump’s right to oppose the AT&T Time Warner merger. But it’s for the wrong reasons.

 

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