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Saturday, December 1, 2018

 

CELEBRATING 242 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Yale University Now Sells Abortion Drugs From a Vending Machine

 

Taxpayer dollars help California Planned Parenthood surpass record high income level

 

Oklahoma Bill Would Ban All Abortions and Make Killing Babies a Felony Crime

 

Oklahoma senator wants to classify abortion as felony homicide

 

Here’s 7 Businesses You Can Patronize That Support the Pro-Life Cause

 

Campaigners in Kenya challenge Marie Stopes abortion ban in court

 

Approximately 900,000 Babies Killed in Abortions Every Year. 2,465 Babies Die Every Day

 

Babies’ lives have been saved by continuing absence of South Bend abortion clinic

 

Pro-Life Groups Tell President Trump: Veto Any Budget That Doesn’t Defund Planned Parenthood

 

Michigan Lawmakers Move to Extend Ban on Telemedicine Abortions

 

7-Week-Old Aborted Baby Buried After Police Found Baby’s Body in Abortionist’s Trunk

 

More than 5,500 women came to Illinois to have an abortion last year amid growing restrictions in the Midwest

 

City Covers Up Serious Medical Emergency at Greensboro, North Carolina Abortion Business

 

Pro-lifers bury 7-week-old baby that abortionist kept in his trunk

 

Abortion Advocates Say “Trust Women” on Abortion. But What About Child Abuse?

 

College Resists Pro-Abortion Bullies, Keeps Pregnancy Center on Campus

 

Christian college students claim black pro-lifer’s talk made people of color feel ‘unsafe’

 

What’s the future of abortion rights in Mexico under AMLO?

 

Ireland Votes to Let Babies Die if They’re Born Alive After a Botched Abortion

 

Why Now More Than Ever We Need 'Shout Your Abortion'

 

Pro-life Irish politician accused of hating women for fighting taxpayer funded abortions

 

Ireland Votes to Allow Sex-Selection Abortions, Abortions on Babies With Down Syndrome

 
ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME (AIDS)

 

'Friend after friend was dying': Survivors look back at the AIDS evolution in the US

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

The US has dropped more munitions in 2018 in Afghanistan than it has in any year in over a decade

 

 

AFRICA 

 

125 women, girls raped, whipped and clubbed in South Sudan

 

Nigeria: In meeting with President, Christian leaders say military is complicit in jihad attacks on Christians

 

Muslim Mob Incites Police to Arrest Six Pastors in Uganda

 

AIRLINES

 

Passengers freak out as airplane engine falls apart mid-flight

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Dear Progressives, Do Not Whitewash Marc Lamont Hill’s Anti-Semitism

 

Netherlands: Labour Party opposed anti-Semitism definition to woo Muslims

 

Miami police officer suspended after video emerges of him tossing Jewish bible 

 

BIOETHICS

 

Unborn Babies are Killed When Scientists Edit Their Genes for Research

 

‘Made-to-order people’: Death blow to the American Dream

 

BORDER SECURITY

 

Build The Border wall  Or Say Goodbye To America 

 

CANADA

 

Trudeau wants 'adversarial relationship' with Trump, says presidential campaign manager (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Christie Blatchford: Judge faces misconduct allegations for work with non-partisan black activism group

 

Why Canada should be helping Alberta

 

Trudeau and other Canadians offer condolences to family of George H.W. Bush

 

For a Yazidi refugee in Canada, the trauma of ISIS triggers rare, terrifying seizures

 

Canada’s Prime Minister Leading the Charge To Steal U.S. Sovereignty

 

Trudeau demands Vladimir Putin release imprisoned Ukrainian sailors at G20

 

RCMP called to probe tale of two Liberal MPs, a suburban overpass, trip to India and multimillion dollar land deal

 

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

 

CDC warns about disease threat from Asian longhorned tick

 

 

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA)

 

The CIA killed my father. What did they do with his body?

 

 

COMEDY

 

The Daily Show blasts VA over GI Bill payment fiasco

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

Will Trump Speak Up Against China’s Abuses?

 

 

CONGRESS

 

GOP’s H-2B Outsourcing Scheme Cuts American Workers Out of Labor Force

 

Hill Republicans hit defense-spending cuts looming in Trump budget

 

Congress warned about Turkey's plan to buy Russian missiles

 

Congress must pass the penny plan

 

 

CONSTITUTION

 

Laws mandating same-sex accommodations threaten 1st Amendment, filing argues

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

‘They had us fooled’: Inside Payless’s elaborate prank to dupe people into paying $600 for shoes

 

COURTS

 

Judge to Rule on Challenge to Comey Subpoena on Monday

 

Michael Cohen Asks Judge For No Prison Time, Citing Extensive Cooperation In Mueller Probe

 

Judge OKs sanctuary cities, rules anti-sanctuary law unconstitutional

 

Appellate court plans closed session in mystery plaintiff's lawsuit against Mueller(Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger Indicted For Murder In Botham Jean Death; DA Says It Was ‘Intentional Event’

 

Judge postpones ruling on Comey challenge to GOP subpoena

 

DC man sentenced to 21 years for carjacking Metrobus, fatally hitting man

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Hate Crime Hoax: A Student Claimed She Received Racist Notes. Guess Who Sent Them.

 

New Jersey mayor, councilman filmed fighting outside casino

 

Heartbreaking details emerge about family slaughtered in Colts Neck mansion

 

Colorado dad admits to killing wife — but not daughters — in chilling confession video

 

High school band co-director charged with raping student

 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

 

Convicted Murderer Traveling to US in Migrant Caravan Arrested

 

Illegal immigrant pulls gun on Border Patrol agent

 

CYBER ATTACK

 

Marriott data breach: 5 steps to protect yourself after the hack

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Obama remembers George HW Bush: 'A patriot and humble servant'

 

L.A. councilman's wife was a paid fundraiser. Ex-aides say he assigned them to help

 

Lessons of the aborted ‘mass bailout’

 

Judicial Watch seeks docs on Clinton Foundation's pay-to-play

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

Chicago school board sues DeVos for withholding funding over district's sexual abuse issues  (Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos)

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Feds catch convicted murderer in migrant caravan: DHS

 

DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR

 

Zinke: Hard for Dem lawmaker to think straight 'from bottom of bottle'  (Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke)

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

The Cohen Plea is Trump's Greatest Crisis

 

Big mistake for Muller to indict Jerome Corsi (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Lawyer: Corsi poised to 'end Mueller's reign of terror'

 

Ex-Justice Dept. employee admits to aiding lobbying campaign against Malaysian corruption probe

 

Whitaker’s Ascent Surprised Investigators of Firm Accused of Fraud

 

Acting AG Whitaker has suggested that Trump plays with the truth

 

EARTHQUAKE

 

Video captures car trying to navigate the perilous roads of Alaska damaged by the 7.0 magnitude earthquake as officials report 545 aftershocks since Friday

 

Alaska hit by dozens of small earthquakes after Friday’s big one

 

‘The most terrifying minute of my life’: Magnitude-7 earthquake causes ‘major’ damage in Alaska

 

EDUCATION

 

Catholic university defends drag show, transgender policies in defiance of archbishop

 

Gonzaga University blocks Ben Shapiro speech, citing ‘Jesuit’ values

 

Brazil’s new pro-Trump foreign minister trashes climate change as Marxist ‘ideology’

 

Roommates of Ivy Leaguer find legal firearms in her room; she's forced out

 

UC Berkeley Student Government Votes To Aid Migrant Caravan, Told Not Doing So Would Be 'Ignorant And Violent'

 

Was an Entire Class Evacuated Because a Student Was Wearing a MAGA Hat?  

 

K-12: Meet Sue Dickson, a Hero of American Literacy

 

Christian Universities Join Indiana Hate Crimes Push

 

Substitute teacher breaks it to first-graders that Santa isn't real: report

 

How college campus bureaucracy makes ‘snowflakes’

 

A School Made Headlines for Sending Black Kids to Elite Colleges. Here’s the Reality.

 

EGYPT

 

Egyptian actress charged with public obscenity over sheer dress

 

ELECTION 2016

 

As candidate, Trump sought friendlier ties with Russia while eyeing big money in Moscow

 

ELECTION 2020

 

Clinton does little to dampen 2020 speculation

 

Stop the bidding! This Democratic presidential candidate is about to clear the field.

 

ENERGY

 

 Palin Was Right: 'Drill, Baby, Drill!'

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

 

Exclusive: Former Scott Pruitt Aide, Cleared Of Wrongdoing, Speaks Out, But The Democrat Who Accused Her Remains Silent

 

EUROPE 

 

Ukraine blocks Russian men of fighting age from entering country 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

Belgium faces “persistent terror threat” and a “wave of jihadism” from Muslims recruited for jihad in prison

 

FEDEX

 

FedEx driver stops to fold fallen flag

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

FBI raids Clinton Foundation whistleblower

 

FRANCE

 

French Police Clash With ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters in Paris, 122 Arrested

 

96 injured, more than 260 arrested in Paris protests

 

'It's burning': Scenes of urban warfare rock Paris

 

Paris protesters torch cars, clash with police

 

Violent clashes mar fresh anti-Macron protests

 

GERMANY

 

German far-right AfD in trouble as end of Merkel era looms  (German Chancellor Angela Merkel)

 

Berlin hails Bush as 'architect' of German unity

 

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Brazil’s new pro-Trump foreign minister trashes climate change as Marxist ‘ideology’

 

Virginia officials already acting on climate

 

GOOGLE

 

Republicans Call For Investigation of Google for Possibly Censoring Pro-Life Conservative Web Sites

 

Google: Should we bury conservative media?

 

Google Considered Censoring Pro-Life Conservatives After Trump Win: “Let’s Reverse This in Four Years”

 

Google's Dangerous Drift Toward Censorship

 

GOP

 

 

‘I love you, too’: George H.W. Bush's final words to son George W. Bush, on speakerphone before he died at 94 surrounded by family in Houston in moving deathbed scene described by Jim Baker

 

George H. W. Bush Was a Man Summoned by Events

 

How George HW Bush and Barack Obama formed an unlikely bond: Democrat was one of the last people to see his predecessor before his death 

 

Political World Pays Tribute to George H.W. Bush

 

'I used to worry about death. Now in some ways I look forward to it. I'm going to be reunited with the people I've lost': Jenna Bush shares moving thoughts on dying of George H.W. Bush, 94, after he passes away, eight months after his wife Barbara

 

Secrets and history behind lying in state as Capitol preps to honor former president as early as Monday

 

Cartoonist honors Bush with emotional drawing of Barbara, daughter

 

George H.W. Bush was the exact political opposite of Donald Trump

 

Jenna Bush Hager's touching tribute to her grandfather

 

Bush’s heartfelt letter to successor Clinton resurfaces

 

George H.W. Bush was symbol of decency, even if you didn't like his politics: Column

 

Mayor recalls George H.W. Bush's visit after quake

 

Notable figures remember former President George H.W. Bush

 

George H.W. Bush dead at 94

 

The 41st  president of the United States spent a lifetime in public service

 

President who led U.S. as Cold War ended dies at 94

 

Michigan Republicans introduce bills seeking to curtail powers of incoming Democrats

 

 George H.W. Bush, Public Servant

 

Republican Takes House Race by 1 Vote After Recount

 

GROUP OF TWENTY FINANCE MINISTERS AND CENTRAL BANK GOVERNORS (G-20)

 

G-20 nations omit mention of protectionism, push WTO reform

 

Watch: Trump leaves Argentinian leader red-faced

 

G20 opens under clouds, threats and discord

 

The G-20 will showcase a rogue President Trump and a no longer 'indispensable' U.S.

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Some kids with polio-like illness may be misdiagnosed

 

Premature Baby Born at 21 Weeks is the Youngest Ever to Survive, Look at Her Now

 

Warning issued over corporate 'control' of doctors

 

HOMOSEXUALITY

 

Rockefeller Center Christmas tree donated by gay Latina couple in historic firsts

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Scalise: If Schumer Shuts Down Government Over Border, ‘That’s a Failed Position’

 

US House passes legislation to aid Christian and Yazidi genocide victims in Iraq and Syria

 

GOP rep responds to Dem who wished death on his family

 

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez likens her election win to America’s historic moon landing

 

With control of House, Dems demand tax returns for presidency

 

Ousted Rep. Mia Love knocks Trump, GOP for making women and minorities feel unwelcome

 

Ocasio-Cortez gets office two doors down from Pelosi

 

Dems say Whitaker will appear before House panel in January

 

Incoming House lawmakers scramble to find their new offices

 

AP retracts call in North Carolina congressional race amid fraud investigation

 

INDIA

 

Argentine news outlet displays Simpsons character for Indian PM's G-20 arrival

 

He Aced Missionary Boot Camp, but Reality Proved a Harsher Test

 

India’s ultra-rich population is growing faster than anywhere else

 

 

IRAN

 

US says seized weapons show that Iran is a regional threat

 

Iran Test Launches Multiple-Warhead Ballistic Missile

US says Iran test-fired a ballistic missile

 

Iran navy launches stealth warship in the Gulf

 

IRAQ

 

US has made a genuine response to the plight of Iraq’s persecuted religious minorities

 

ISLAM

 

Catholic priest: “Islam is not a religion of peace. Dialogue is useless unless the Quran changes.”

 

Germany now offering to pay migrants to go back home

 

ISRAEL

 

Netanyahu on Bush: We’ll always remember his commitment to Israel’s security   (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Support spreads for Tuesday strike to protest violence against women

 

Palestinians hail Bush as ‘the only US president to stand up to Israel’

 

President George H.W. Bush Dead at 94, Challenged Israeli Policies

 

Jerusalem Police Interrupt Extremists’ Wedding of 13-Year-Old to Another Minor

 

Newly discovered caves may hold more Dead Sea Scrolls

 

Israel condemns depiction of Hungarian Jewish leader surrounded by banknotes

 

J Street decries ‘smears’ of Airbnb for delisting settlement rentals

 

Israeli technology revolutionizing brain cancer treatment

 

Jerusalem nears bottom of Israel’s socioeconomic index

 

Netanyahu and nobody but him

 

Italy’s far-right deputy PM said set to visit Israel in December

 

IDF’s Oketz canine unit drilling for war

 

Police suspect terrorism as Jordanian assaults 2 Israeli co-workers in Eilat

 

Largest-ever surface missile attack on Syria targeted 15 Iranian/Hizballah sites

 

 

LATIN AMERICA

 

How the caravan crisis boomeranged on the Latin American left

 

MALAYSIA

 

Victims’ families unveil MH370 debris in ‘massive breakthrough’

 

MEDIA 

 

NPR Admits It Botched Story Claiming Donald Trump Jr. Lied About Moscow Trump Tower

 

Newt Ginrich: Don't be fooled by media's misleading coverage of G-20

 

MEXICO

 

Migrant Caravan Cost $6.3 Million in One Day, Won’t Get City Funds Anymore: Tijuana Mayor

 

Grenade Explodes at U.S. Consulate in Southern Mexico

 

Mexico's AMLO takes office with attack against energy overhaul

 

After inauguration, Mexico’s new government to head to Washington for migration talks

 

Mexico's President-elect Lopez Obrador vows a national transformation

 

Trouble Looms for Mexico’s New President

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Gulf states offer condolences over death of former US President George H.W. Bush

 

Deadly fighting erupts again in Yemen’s Hodeida

 

1991 Gulf War looms large over Bush’s Mideast legacy

 

 

MILITARY

 

US Navy's top commander in the Middle East, Vice Admiral Scott Stearney, 58, is found dead at home in Bahrain

 

Hamas-linked CAIR official Zahra Billoo mocks Muslims in US military after praising jihad terrorists

 

US May Scrap Plans for Independent Space Force - Reports

 

Massive earthquake causes damage to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Alaska

 

Army sergeant gets life without parole for slaying his soldier wife

 

Most active-duty troops to remain on US-Mexico border through January

 

PAKISTAN

 

Local Taliban commander killed in shootout in Pakistan

 

Pakistan to press terrorism charges against leaders of hardline Islamist group

 

Pakistan's currency plunges again as country seeks IMF loan

 

POLITICS

 

Linguist George Lakoff on what Democrats don’t understand — and Republicans do — about how voters think

 

PORNOGRAPHY

 

Starbucks finally honoring its promise to block porn in U.S. stores

 

RADIO

 

Limbaugh: Racism -- It's Everywhere! It's Everywhere!

 

RUSSIA

 

Snubbed by Trump, Putin charms other players at G20  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Russia, Ukraine And The U.S.

 

Thwarting Moscow’s latest escalation

 

Russia, Ukraine must refrain from provocations that risk sparking war

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

 

Standing up to the NRA, American physicians demand voice in gun control debate

 

SENATE

 

Flake: Mueller bill has votes to pass Senate

 

Sanders to 'strongly oppose' Trump trade deal

 

Schumer calls for improvements to new NAFTA deal

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Facebook discussed using people’s data as a bargaining chip, emails and court filings suggest

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

South Korea says North Korean soldier defects to South

 

SPORTS

 

Kansas City Chiefs release NFL player after video shows him attacking woman

 

Ex-tennis star now facing slew of bizarre violence accusations

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

College Basketball Scoreboard (Men)

 

College Football Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

Mystery ballot could decide control of Alaska statehouse

 

Did Colorado Just Become a Blue State?

 

Scott suspends Broward County official Brenda Snipes over 'widespread issues with voting' (Governor of Florida Rick Scott (R)

 

Owners of the few Calif. homes left standing took critical steps to ward off wildfires

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

Pompeo reiterates US support for Saudi Arabia in CNN interview at G20 Summit  (US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo)

 

SUICIDES

 

Chef who found Anthony Bourdain’s body recalls their friendship

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

How frogs helped bring much-needed unanimity to the Supreme Court

 

SYRIA

 

‘Every day is a bonus’: Raed Fares and the Syrian revolution

 

The Yasmine Atid Affair: Belgian Child's Custody At The Center Of Political And Ideological Conflicts Among Syrian Rebel Factions

 

TAIWAN

 

 Taiwan's underdog city is reborn in China-US trade spat

 

Taiwan Just said No to the F-35 Stealth Fighter. What Now?

 

TRADE

 

 

Let's Make A (Trade) Deal(Communist China)

 

 

TRANSGENDER MOVEMENT

 

Mother Forcing Transgenderism on 6-Year-Old Son May Suffer From a Mental Disorder, Pediatrician Says

 

TURKEY

 

Ibrahim Karagul, Editor-In-Chief Of AKP Mouthpiece 'Yeni Safak': Turkey Is Facing Its Greatest Struggle Since World War I; A New Power Formation Is Encircling Turkey; We Have No Other Option But To Rise Again After A Century

 

Turkey changes US embassy street name to Malcolm X

 

Turkey-Based Muslim Brotherhood TV Channel: Perpetrator Of The Ras Burqa Massacre Of Seven Vacationing Israelis Including Four Children Was 'A Hero Who Fulfilled His Duty'

 

UBER

 

NYC: Muslim Uber driver throws gay man out of car, drags him along street, says he’d be beheaded in his country

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN) 

 

Scotland: Jewish group teams up with antisemitic Muslim group to fight antisemitism and “Islamophobia”

 

‘I am a woman’: UK radio host blasts ‘cis’ label transgender arguments

 

UK: Muslim migrant murders 80-year-old woman for fear she would report him for having beaten her

 

London’s Muslim Mayor Green-Lights Muslim-Owned Taxi Service That Could Destroy the City’s Traditional Black Cabs

 

U.K.'s PM Theresa May talks trade as domestic troubles mount over Brexit deal

 

UK: Graphic novel depicting Muslim suicide bomber pulled from publication for “Islamophobia”

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

U.S., China declare 90-day halt to new tariffs, White House says

 

…Cancels G20 Presser ‘Out of Respect’ for Bush, Family

 

Cohen believed Trump would pardon him. Then things changed

 

Trump signs trade pact with Mexico and Canada at G-20

 

Legacy media fixates on red Christmas trees

 

Six White House officials reprimanded for violating the Hatch Act

 

Trump issues Alaska emergency declaration after earthquake

 

Pardoning Manafort would be unambiguous grounds for impeachment. Take it off the table, Mr. President

 

Trump delivers as promised on bump stocks

 

Dodging Friends, Chased by Legal Woes, Trump Navigates G-20

 

At G-20, Trump sees ‘some good signs’ for cease-fire in tariff war with China

 

Trump’s racist policies have been even worse than we feared

 

 

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