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Sunday, November 26, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Pro-abortion politicians want us to believe the impossible

 

Federal Judge Overturns Texas Ban on Dismemberment Abortions

 

Abortion providers brace for new Trump funding fight

 

Late-Term Abortionist Complains Too Many Abortion Clinics are Closing: We Need More Abortions

 

Abortion executive on sex selection: ‘It is for the woman to decide’

 

Eight months and still no decision in closely watched Kansas abortion case

 

Abortion Activist Lena Dunham Under Fire From Fellow Feminists For Calling Woman a Liar Who Said She Was Raped

 

Feds have 43 pregnant UAC in custody, as immigration and abortion fights collide

 

Activist Wendy Davis Now Pushes Her Abortion Agenda on Young Women

 

Think abortion is OK for rape? This lady just utterly destroyed that argument

 

Democrats Tell Pro-Abortion Congressman John Conyers to Resign After He Settles Sexual Harassment Claims

 

The Heartbreaking Rise of Abortion Clinic Closures Is Already Affecting Women's Constitutional Rights

 

Texas Attorney General Will Appeal Decision Striking Down Ban on Dismemberment Abortions

 

Florida Fights for 24-Hour Waiting Period Before Babies Can be Killed in Abortions

 

Abortion executive on sex selection: ‘It is for the woman to decide’ (Ireland)

 

German doctor fined for illegally 'advertising' abortions

 

Mother Wins $12 Million in Wrongful Birth Lawsuit, Wishes Her Son With Autism Had Been Aborted (United Kingdom)

 

Doctors Group Changes “Baby” to “Fetus” in Its “How Your Baby Grows During Pregnancy” Brochure

 

Abortion Clinic Director Defends Sex-Selection Abortions: “It’s Always Down to the Woman”  (Ireland)

 

Feminists Call Judge a “Hero” Who Struck Down Ban on Dismemberment Abortions Tearing Off Babies’ Limbs

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Mother of 3 Afghans killed by SAS paid $4,800 in ‘compensation’ – report

 

 

AFRICA

 

Libya Is a Failed State (and It's America's Fault)

 

Mugabe will play elder statesman role in Zimbabwe, says mediator

 

With or without Mugabe, Zimbabwe has key role in China’s global strategy

 

Congo's child labor spurs demand from Apple, Tesla for ethically produced cobalt

 

Special Report: 'Treacherous shenanigans' - The inside story of Mugabe's downfall

 

Suddenly, Zimbabwe's biggest newspaper can print anything. But it's harder than it sounds.

 

After the outbreak: Med schools boost Ebola-wrecked Liberia

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

German state parliament urges Kuwait Airways ban over ‘anti-Semitic’ policy

 

ASIA

 

Hunting for Proof of Vietnam’s Claim in South China Sea

 

 

ASSISTED SUICIDE

 

Should We Give Doctors the Right to Kill Another Human Being Euthanasia or Assisted Suicide?

 
AUSTRALIA

 

Australia: Victoria installs permanent anti-jihad bollards disguised as planters, set to study “Islamophobia”

 

Australia: Muslim on disability pension for obesity charged with sending money to Islamic State jihadis

 

 

CANADA

 

Trudeau gives tearful apology to students  (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Giant Tiger employee suspended after video showing Indigenous customer being followed

 

Fraud investigation casts cloud over Ontario Progressive Conservatives’ platform launch

 

Christian father loses appeal to shield kids from LGBT agenda in public school

 

A spectacular fall from space: Rocket meltdown over Prairie provinces confirmed by U.S. Strategic Command

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Wedding cake prosecution: Bible verses not religious

 

“It’s a War on Christians”  (A look at just one month in the lives of Christians under Islam.)

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

PLA faces enlistment crunch with fewer young Chinese

 

Blast in Chinese port city kills at least 2, injures 30

 

In China, the Brutality of ‘House Arrest’

 

Student Throws Her Newborn Baby Out 5th  Story Window After Giving Birth in Secret

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

N.Korea 'Needs Another Nuke Test to Complete Weapon'

 

North Korea Increasingly Worried About U.S. Military Build-up

 

US officials puzzled by lack of North Korean missile tests

 

CONGRESS

 

Congress Returns to Intense Pressure to End Secrecy Over Sex Harassment

 

 

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU

 

Trump calls consumer watchdog a disaster

 

Justice Dept says Trump has authority to appoint CFPB acting director

 

Who Will Be Running Consumer Agency on Monday? It's Unclear

 

Consumer watchdog chief Cordray resigns, names acting successor

 

Trump taps Mulvaney to head CFPB, sparking confusion over agency's leadership (Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney)

 

COURTS

 

Muslims suing café lose anonymity

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Two injured after a weapon was accidentally discharged at upstate New York mall

 

Spanish teacher, 56, reportedly paid student for sex

 

Teen football players raped 14-year-old girl, authorities say

 

Missouri homeowner shoots, kills suspect during home invasion

 

12-year-old boy killed, 5 teens injured in Cleveland shooting

 

'Glee' star Naya Rivera charged with domestic battery in West Virginia

 

Youth pastor accused of fatally shooting family on Thanksgiving

 

Vegas shooting survivor killed in a hit-and-run

 

Colorado church pastor, 22, accused of impregnating 14-year-old girl

 

New questions in death of Baltimore detective, killed 1 day before testifying

 

7 arrested during mall protest in suburban St. Louis

 

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

Border Patrol agent killed in 'ambush' laid to rest in El Paso

 

Border Patrol nabs Logan Mott, Florida teen sought in connection with grandmother’s death

 

 

CYBER ATTACK

 

Imgur, popular meme site, confirms security breach affecting 1.7 million accounts

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Following the Trump-Russia Dossier Money  (Proof solidifies that Fusion GPS took money from Democrat law firms.)

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Mueller might be the one who's 'draining the swamp'  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

DOJ gives President authority to appoint CFPB acting director

 

DOJ toughens gun background checks after Texas church massacre

 

Tobacco industry forced by feds to advertise against own products

 

Robert Mueller investigates Mike Flynn over involvement in documentary about exiled cleric accused by Turkey's president of orchestrating failed 2016 coup

 

ECONOMY

 

BRICS consider setting up gold trading system

 

Who’s Responsible for the Booming Economy?

 

EDUCATION

 

Students, Get Your Culture outside the University

 

Parents fight back against gender-bending schools

 

University faces boycott over allegations against professor

 

Ami Horowitz Video: Berkeley Students React To US Flag Vs. ISIS Flag

 

Award-winning author and professor at UVA is accused unwanted sexual touching and making vulgar remarks to female students

 

EGYPT

 

ISIS warned Egyptian villagers before attack

 

Egypt imam vows to return to massacre mosque to finish his sermon

 

Egypt attack to spur on Saudi-backed Muslim military alliance - crown prince

 

Gunmen in mosque attack ‘carried Islamic State flag’

 

Egypt mosque attackers wore military uniforms and arrived in SUVs

 

Massacre at Mosque Exposes Egypt’s Failing Strategy

 

At least 235 killed in 'horrific' attack at Egypt mosque

 

 

ELECTION 2020

 

Hillary is banking on Mueller for her 2020 run  (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

EUROPE

 

106 reindeer killed by freight trains in Norway

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Netherlands: Only 4 out of 2,429 refugees are fully employed in Rotterdam

 

Brussels: Muslim migrants riot for the third time in two weeks

 

Islamic State orders Muslims to commit jihad massacres in Rome as jihadis posing as refugees stream into Europe

 

Because of Muslim migrant crime, joggers in Swedish city to get armed police escorts

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

Report: FBI didn't tell U.S. targets as Russian hackers hunted emails

 

 

 

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC)

 

Removing the Heavy Hand of Obama-era Regulation from the Internet

 

FRANCE

 

Police open fire on charging migrant car in Calais

 

France: Veiled Muslima and two other Muslimas assault Jewish woman because she was wearing Star of David pendant

 

French teacher to be tried for sex with pupil aged 14

 

French pols launch new party in challenge to conservatives

 

France's Macron vows to combat 'shameful' violence against women (French President Emmanuel Macron)

 

GERMANY

 

German city protects Christmas markets from vehicular jihad massacres with gift-wrapped car barricades

 

Germany's Social Democrats sets out conditions for joining Merkel in government  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Merkel ally sees repeat coalition with SPD as 'best option'

 

Court: German forest can be cleared for coal mine

 

German far-right claims credit for Merkel struggles

 

Merkel hopes to form government 'very soon'

GOP

 

Why a historically conservative county in Virginia is making national Republicans nervous

 

Jane Wyman as the anti-Ivana Trump: Why Ronald Reagan’s ex-wife refused to dish about him

 

George H.W. Bush claims title of longest-living former U.S. president

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Nurse’s tweet telling white women they are raising ‘rapists,’ ‘killers’ sparks probe

 

Analysis: The 2 options for US health care likely to emerge in the next decade

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

LAPD establishes Hollywood sex-crimes task force

 

Actor Rance Howard, father of Ron Howard, dies at 89

 

David Cassidy's Daughter Katie Reveals Her Father's Last Poignant Words

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Conyers steps aside as ranking Democrat on Judiciary Committee amid ethics probe of sexual harassment claims  (US Representative of Michigan John Conyers (D)

 

Pelosi declines to call for Conyers’ resignation (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 

Watch: Nancy Pelosi Defends Accused Harasser John Conyers, Calls Him An "Icon"

 

Jim Jordan's Advice For Republican Leaders? Don't Mess With Voters  (US Representative of Ohio Jim Jordan (R)

 

Dem lead in generic ballot polls worries GOP

 

Conyers accused of taking staff meeting in his underwear, ordering subordinate to babysit his kid  (US Representative of Michigan John Conyers (D)

 

House to vote on anti-harassment training resolution next week

 

Rep. Barton suggests he's victim of revenge porn: What is that?  (US Representative of Texas Joe Barton (R)

 

Congressman Brian Mast: One Year In The Swamp

 

Republican retirements give Democrats hope for election wave

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Sanctuary Cities and Judicial Madness


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

 Arrests Surge as Immigrants Find No Sanctuary in Atlanta

 

INDIA

 

Christians in India Praise God in Spite of Police Brutality, Month in Jail

 

India’s economic outlook remains tough, despite Moody's upgrade

 

How India is battling sexual violence: gender classes for Delhi rickshaw drivers

 

India: Muslims celebrate release of mastermind of Mumbai jihad terror massacre

 

INDONESIA

 

Bali volcano dusts resorts in ash; Lombok airport closes

IRAN

 

Iranian general: ‘If Europe threatens us, we’ll increase our missile range’

 

ISLAM

 

Muslim defense ministers vow to support global efforts against terrorism

 

America is running out of Muslim clerics. That’s dangerous.

 

South Florida Muslim Leader Posts Video in Order to “Beat the F**king Jews”

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Sunday, November 26, 2017)

 

The US recycles demands of the PA, will US ignore PA violations as in the past?

 

Netanyahu warns Assad thru Moscow: Don’t let Iran have bases (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu/Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad)

 

Netanyahu said to warn Assad: We’ll strike if you let Iran set up bases in Syria

 

Assad’s Message to Netanyahu: Let’s Make a Deal to Demilitarize Golan Heights

 

Israel says it will ‘lend a hand’ in Egypt’s fight against Islamic State

 

US: PLO office in Washington to stay open for 90 days until reevaluation

 

Government reaches compromise over Sabbath work impasse

 

Jewish Home gains strength in new poll

 

Ultra-Orthodox health minister resigns over Shabbat railway works

 

Susiya under renewed threat of demolition by Israel

 

PA controls just 5% of Gaza, senior Abbas minister says  (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

End to coalition crisis? PM strikes deal with haredi parties

 

Palestinian teen caught smuggling knife into Hebron’s Tomb of the Patriarchs

 

PLO condemns deadly attack on Egyptian mosque

 

Amazon reportedly mulls retail sales in Israel

 

Netiv Avot Residents Gather to Protest Impending Demolition

 

UK pledges 20 million pounds to annual Palestinian budget

 

Wrong number: Are Israel’s phone companies systematically overcharging?

 

Boycott needed: “United States Flag Store” offers “Palestine” flag, but not Israel’s flag

 

Incredible 1,500-year-old Christian mosaic uncovered in Israel

 

US reverses course on closing Palestinian office in DC

 

Israel’s Secret War Against Terrorism’s Financiers

 

JAPAN

 

Amelia Earhart 'was executed by the Japanese': New 'witness' account claims aviation pioneer was held in Saipan before being killed - and the US military collected her body and covered it up

 

LEBANON

 

Lebanon’s Vanishing Prime Minister Is Back. Now What?

 

MALAYSIA

 

Malaysia’s ‘Arabization’ owes to Saudi ties

 

MEDIA 

 

Brian Stelter: Trump Ripped CNN International on Same Day Putin Punished Foreign News Outlets  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

On MSNBC, WashPost's Rubin: 'Special Place in Hell' for Kellyanne Conway

 

James B. Comey tweeted about freedom of the press — minutes after Trump attacked CNN  (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

MSNBC's 'Morning Joe' hosts caught faking post-Thanksgiving banter they taped earlier

 

Mark Levin on cable news rivals: ‘We’ll actually have an audience’

 

Universities revoke Charlie Rose's journalism awards amid harassment scandal

 

Firm behind dubious Trump-Russia dossier paid multiple journalists for work

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Saudi Crown Prince: ‘Terrorism won’t distort Islam’s peaceful image’

 

‘US drops Kurds like hot potatoes after ISIS power wanes’

 

Saudi Aramco, SABIC plan to build $20 bln oil-to-chemicals complex

 

MILITARY

 

Three Sailors Lost in Plane Crash Near Japan Are Identified

 

Transport ship giving Navy's damaged USS Fitzgerald a lift home

 

US troops killed in plane crashes skyrockets in 2017

 

Pilot who flew jet that snapped power lines blames energy company

 

Top U.S. commander in Afghanistan says war "still in a stalemate"

 

Republican senators support disciplined Air Force colonel

 

Bergdahl is symptom of Obama's castrated military

 

Highest-ranking female officer in Afghanistan would rather talk about war than gender

 

MORALITY

 

Morality, Not Civility, Is the Basis of the Social Order

 

MYANMAR

 

Pope’s risky peace mission to Myanmar

 

This isn't genocide, say hardline Buddhist monks in Myanmar

 

NEW ZEALAND

 

Transgender Weightlifter Qualifies For New Zealand Women's National Team

 

PAKISTAN

 

After Deadly Violence, Islamist Protesters Clash With Pakistani Police For Second Day   

 

Toxic blasphemy politics threatens Pakistan

 

Pakistan Calls In Army to Help Restore Order After Violent Clashes in Islamabad

 

White House condemns Pakistan’s release of Islamist militant

 

Pakistan army called on to stop 'blasphemy' clashes in Islamabad

 

REHABILITATION

 

Sick, sex-crazed and famous: Inside $57K rehab for pervs

 

RUSSIA

 

Roscosmos & S7 airlines to create orbital spaceport

 

Alex Ovechkin is one of Putin's biggest fans. The question is, why?  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Putin wants to ban foreign ships from traversing oil-rich Arctic on strategically critical route

 

Vladimir Putin is using fake news just like tanks and missiles...and his goal is to weaken the West, writes Nick Robinson

 

 

SENATE

 

Franken ashamed amid groping claims, will return to work (US Senator of Minnesota Al Franken (D)

 

Franken will not resign, but 'embarrassed and ashamed' over sexual misconduct allegations 

 

Republicans Rush to Build Support Ahead of Senate Tax Debate

 

Graham rues Trump's support for Roy Moore  (US Senator of South Carolina Lindsey O Graham (R)

 

Pentagon tried to block report on child sex abuse among Afghan forces, Senate aide says

 

Analysis: Senate Tax Plan Will Reduce Taxes for Most Taxpayers, Gives Biggest Cuts to Moderate-Income Families

 

Breaking: Ex-Cop Making Roy Moore Harassment Claim Is Leftist, Anti-Moore Opponent

 

Republicans flee from McConnell in 2018 primaries  (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)

 

Bannon on Mitch McConnell’s Toxicity: Even Senate GOP Incumbents Will Not Come Near Him ‘with a Barge Pole’

 

GOP chief: Voters will be 'judge and jury' in Alabama Senate race

 

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

 

Rewatching Joe Biden’s disastrous Anita Hill hearing: A sexual harassment inquisition

 

The industries with the worst sexual harassment problem

 

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SBA)

 

In Sign of Economic Improvement, Small Business Loans Surge

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

N.Korea Tightens Border Security After Defection

 

SPORTS

 

OSU coach says star QB was injured by cameraman, calls for 'investigation'

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

College Football Scoreboard (Men)

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Diplomats, Pushed Out in Droves, Are Sounding the Alarm

 

SYRIA

 

US to keep supporting SDF, including Kurds, in Syria

 

Syria activists: 22 civilians killed in gov't airstrikes, shelling

 

Experts: Trump Must Detail a Clear Syria Strategy to Block Iranian Influence Post-ISIS

 

TAIWAN

 

October shows steady year-to-year growth in retail sales for Taiwan

 

TERRORISM

 

West Side Highway Jihadist Indicted for Murder in Aid of Racketeering

 

TRADE

 

Is TPP Dead without America?

 

In a Mill Town That Turned to Trump, Trade Worries Persist

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey's president vows to protect women from violence

 

US to stop arming anti-IS Syrian Kurdish YPG militia - Turkey

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

Archbishop of Canterbury baffled by Christians who back Trump

 

U.K. Begins Another Gun Surrender Initiative Amid Increase in Gun Crime

 

UK city protects shoppers from vehicular jihad massacres with anti-terror bollards disguised as Christmas trees

 

UK: Police Letting Suspects Go And ‘Hoping For The Best’

 

Theresa May warned to change course over Brexit and Irish border (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Report: Ivanka Trump Considered as Potential U.N. Ambassador

 

United Nations Plan to Push Sex on Young Children is Defeated as African Nations Fight Back

 

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Former Joint Chiefs Chairman Concerned About Dependency on Kelly, Mattis, McMaster for 'Stability, Calmness'

 

Trump says mosque attack in Egypt proves the U.S. needs a border wall with Mexico. Is he right?

 

Analysis: Inside Trump's obsession with Time

 

David Brooks: Blames Trump for ‘polluting our national culture’

 

Republicans fret over White House sales job on taxes

 

Dershowitz: Wouldn’t Be a Crime if Trump Promised to Change Sanctions In Exchange for Putin Helping Him Win (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Trump derides CNN days after administration moves to block media merger

 

Whoopi Goldberg Sides with Trump on Issue of Shoplifting UCLA Players

 

Trump frustrated with Ivanka's condemnation of Roy Moore: report

 

Kushner’s Role Seemed to Have No Limits. Then Kelly Arrived. (White House Chief of Staff John Kelly)

 

The shrinking profile of Jared Kushner

 

Why Trump Stands by Moore, Even as It Fractures His Party

 

Hannity after Time refutes Trump's 'Person of the Year' claim: 'I call total bulls---'

 

Driver tries to cut into Donald Trump’s motorcade, yells expletives: Report

 

Barney Frank slams Trump's appointment of Mulvaney at CFPB

 

Trump says he passed on being magazine's 'Person of the Year' for 2017

 

Trump to meet with Senate Republicans ahead of crucial tax votes

 

 

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