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Friday, December 1, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Shocking New York City Figures Show More Than 1 in 3 Babies are Killed in Abortions

 

Can Abortion Make Roy Moore A Senator? (Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore)

 

Football Star With Unborn Twin With Anencephaly Rejects Abortion. “BOTH Our Babies are Beautiful and Precious”

 

Why abortion — not sexual misconduct — is likely to decide the Alabama Senate race

 

University Shuts Down Pro-Life Display, Calling It “Harmful” and Issuing a “Trigger Warning”

 

Missouri's new abortion rules could mean big costs for Planned Parenthood

 

12 States Ask Federal Court to Uphold Ban on Late-Term Abortions, When Babies Feel Intense Pain

 

Protecting life is why SC’s Alan Wilson wants to prohibit abortion after 20 weeks

 

Planned Parenthood Complains It Costs Too Much Money to Get Women an OBGYN After Botched Abortions

 

Teen pregnancy and abortion rates see big drops, which Colorado officials attribute to IUD program

 

Late-Term Abortion Clinic Staffer: Pro-Lifers Make Us Want to Do More Abortions

 

How Dr. LeRoy Carhart's Abortion Clinic Stays Motivated Through Political Threats

 

New “Service” Provides Women Someone to Hold Their Hand as They Abort Their Babies

 

Arkansas again cuts off Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood

 

Planned Parenthood Buys Abortion Clinic to Expand Its Abortion Business Into South Carolina

 

Lawsuit seeks to block Illinois abortion coverage expansion

 

United Nations and Big Western Nations Push Sex and Abortion on Girls in Africa and Asia

 

Vatican praises pro-abortion U.S. governor as ‘true leader’ for eco activism

 

Why is Abortion Declining Nationwide and Fewer Babies Dying in Abortions?

 

Former employee sues Planned Parenthood for refusing medical leave for cancer treatment

 

Heartbreaking Flag Display Gives a Visual Representation of How Many Babies Abortion Has Killed  (Canada)

 

Woman with Down Syndrome Responds to UN Expert Advocating Abortion for Those with the Condition

 

French officials honor pro-abortion feminist for ‘tireless commitment to secularism’

 

Pro-Life Congresswoman: Time to Defund the United Nations’ “Pro-Abortion Policies and Campaigns”

 

ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME (AIDS)

 

Trump wants to gut America’s progress against AIDS

 

Trump leaves out LGBT community in World AIDS Day speech

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

Millions In U.S. Funds Spent On Border Equipment In Afghanistan That No Longer Works

 

US-funded border inspection gear sits idle in Afghanistan

 

U.S. talks with Russia about military partnership in Afghanistan War 

 

 

AFRICA

 

 

Organ Harvesting And Mutilation Of Libyan Slaves

 

U.S. ally Mauritania under fire for tolerating centuries-old practice of slavery

 

It is up to Somalia to combat al-Shabab 

 

AIRLINES

 

American Airlines lacks pilots for 15,000 Christmas flights

 

 

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU)

 

My Family’s Adoption Story Could Be Impossible If ACLU Wins This Case

 

ANTI-SEMITISM

 

Rutgers University Must Deal with Anti-Semitism

 
ASIA

 

Asian manufacturing buoyed by tech as focus shifts to regional rate hikes

 

Pope demands 'decisive measures' to resolve Rohingya exodus during visit to Bangladesh

 
AUSTRALIA

 

ASX ends dramatic week on upbeat note

 

Elon Musk Brings World’s Biggest Battery to Australia

 

Evacuation orders in north-east as rivers set to flood

 

How Australia's most wanted man has evaded police for seven years

 

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Autoworkers collaborate to build fellow employee a new limb 

 

BIG GOVERNMENT

 

If Tax Cuts Can 'Change American Life,' Then Gov't Really Is Too Big

 

 

CANADA

 

Canadian dollar surges after better-than-expected job growth, TSX higher

 

Trudeau criticized for pushing gay agenda on kids in ‘LGBTQ2’ apology (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

As Alberta rebounds, massive inventory of unsold condos raises concerns

 

Canada Approves Dangerous Assisted Suicide Drug That has Caused Massive Overdoses

 

Toy store guard fired after appearing to pull knife on suspect in toy store

 

Elected as prime minister Trudeau now wants to be everyone’s “Canadian Boyfriend”

 

Supreme Court rules in favour of Yukon First Nations in Peel watershed dispute

 

CP24 suspends Stephen LeDrew after Fox News interview

 

Judge strikes down Quebec veil ban until province establishes rules for religious accommodation

 

Oshawa GM plant cuts worker shifts, restarts truck line

 

How solar-energy dreams became a nightmare for the small Ontario town of Blind River

 

University sexual harassment victim kept in dark over whether professor was punished

 

Lawrence Solomon: Ban the bike! How cities made a huge mistake in promoting cycling

 

P.E.I. petting farm gets flak after goats sold as meat

 

Job market ‘unstoppable’ based on latest StatCan survey 

 

CARIBBEAN

 

Basic health care is still a problem in the US Virgin Islands, months after the hurricanes

 

New York City model, 26, found dead with throat slit in Jamaica, report says

 

 

CENTRAL AMERICA

 

Honduran protesters, police clash in growing election crisis

 

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA)

 

CIA recruits Korean-speaking agents

 

Cotton to CIA? The move would say a lot about how the GOP star views his party's future (US Senator of Arkansas Tom Cotton (R)

 

COMMUNIST CHINA 

 

China reluctant to cut off oil to North Korea

 

GM venture to recall nearly a million vehicles in China: quality watchdog

 

Why Parts of Beijing Look Like a Devastated War Zone

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Allies not considering naval blockade on NK

 

North Korea has not yet crossed 'red line'

 

US battles for global push on N.Korea amid Russia, China doubts

 

There Is Still Time to Develop a Solution to the North Korea Crisis

 

Russian Delegation to Pyongyang Says North Korea ‘Won’t Disarm’

 

Is Donald Trump Getting Ready to Attack North Korea?

 

North Korea Can Strike America Now—and Our Options Are All Still Bad

 

NKorea open to talks if recognized as nuclear power

 

North Korea's new missile: Pyongyang vs the analysts

 

Is There Really Nuke Danger from North Korea?

 

N. Korea appears to be prepping another missile launch pad, photos show

 

 

CONGRESS

 

It’s Time To Repeal The Johnson Amendment And Let Pastors Talk Politics

 

Thousands of kids could lose health insurance next month if Congress doesn't act fast

 

 

 

CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE (CBO)

 

CBO Tries to Sink Tax Bill  (What you see with the CBO scoring is politics at work.)

 

 

COPORATE AMERICA

 

Why Barnes & Noble Wants Smaller Stores

 

COURTS

 

San Francisco’s Shame (An illegal-alien killer is set free in a mockery of the rule of law.)

 

Mark Steyn: Steinle Verdict a 'Miscarriage of Justice' in the Profoundest Sense

 

Mother of Son Slain by Illegal Shocked at Steinle Verdict

 

Feds release arrest warrant for Jose Ines Garcia Zarate after pier shooting verdict

 

Illegal immigrant acquitted of murdering Kate Steinle in case that sparked 'sanctuary cities' debate

 

Garcia Zarate acquitted in death of Kate Steinle

 

Immigrant Acquitted of Murder in a Case Invoked by Trump

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

Officials: Ex-Baltimore cop set up slain officer to find drugs

 

Florida teen who went missing with soccer coach found safe

 

 McDonald’s manager gets $110K reward for murder tip (Florida)

 

McDonald’s worker won’t get reward for helping cops arrest suspected serial killer

 

Missing Florida girl spotted with soccer coach

 

Couple accused of putting infant son in microwave

 

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

It’s Time to Prosecute the Clinton Political Crime Syndicate

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Why the Michael Flynn “Scandal” is a Giant Nothingburger

 

Breaking Viral Video: Obama Illegally Wiretapped General Flynn to Obtain Indictment

 

Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI, is cooperating with Mueller (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

What the Flynn Plea Means

 

Ex-general pleads guilty to lying to FBI, says member of Trump transition team ordered Moscow contact

 

The Michael Flynn Charge: Monstrous Injustice or Prelude to Bigger Things?

 

DOJ weighs federal charges after jury lets Kate Steinle’s killer walk

 

Sessions Refuses To Say Whether Trump Tried To Hinder Russia Probe, U.S. Lawmaker Says  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Denaturalization Sought Against 5 Child Molesters

 

Sessions blames sanctuary city policy for Steinle death following verdict

 

Jeff Sessions’ ambitious Justice Department

 

Paul Manafort reaches bail deal with Mueller probe prosecutors for judge's approval (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

 

DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION (DEA)

 

New DEA Office to Open in Epicenter of Opioid Crisis

 

 

EARTHQUAKE

 

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake felt from New York City to Baltimore

 

Delaware earthquake registers at 4.1

 

ECONOMY

 

Stocks end lower after Flynn guilty plea, but Dow sees best week of 2017

 

Whipsawed by Washington, Wall Street ends modestly lower

 

Stocks Fall, Bonds Advance Amid Taxes, Flynn Plea: Markets Wrap

 

The Problematic Assumption Underlying 2 Estimates Showing Weak Growth From GOP Tax Reform

 

2018 Could Be the Year of 'Trumponomics'

 

Stocks in Asia Extend U.S. Rebound on Tax Hopes: Markets Wrap

 

Asian shares edge up with U.S. tax bill in focus

 

Gold cuts losses for the week as political concerns roil the U.S. dollar, stocks

 

More Than 100 Economists Support Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Say It Will Accelerate Economic Growth

 

Treasurys pare gains after Senate tax-bill optimism edges out White House turmoil

 

GOP tax reform will be a boon to African-American job creators

 

Dollar down as political turmoil roils markets

 

EDUCATION

 

Column Starts a Culture War (Texas State's president calls an opinion piece published by the student newspaper "racist." Others have demanded the paper's funding be pulled. Minority students defend the publication and say their views are being squelched.)

 

The Future of Academe in Zimbabwe

 

Expanding Apprenticeships Across More Jobs

 

Teaching Anthropology in a Red State

 

BDS Advocate Headed on College Book Tour Next Year

 

EGYPT

 

Worshippers pack Egyptian mosque a week after massacre

 

Snubbing the U.S., Russia and Egypt Near Deal on Bases

 

 

ELECTION 2018

 

Soros-Backed Groups Pick 2018 ‘Target List’

 

ENERGY

 

U.S. oil prices end higher, but suffer largest weekly loss in 2 months

 

Energy Prices

 

 

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European stocks close lower, shaken by reports Flynn with testify about Trump

 

Polish interior minister orders investigation into naked video at gas chamber

 

EU resolution calls for arms embargo against Saudi Arabia, accuses it of war crimes

 

EU migrant policies rejected by 74% of people in 11 countries of Central Europe

 

Italy uses Mussolini-era law to place community on military lockdown

 

EUTHANASIA

 

Shocking Report Shows Patients Being Starved to Death as Food and Water Redefined as Medical Treatment

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

‘Let justice roll down like waters,’ says Comey as Flynn pleads guilty (Former FBI Director James Comey)

 

FBI investigating people animated by 'Antifa ideology'

 

Secret emails detail FBI’s hunt for leaker after infamous Lynch-Clinton meeting

 

FBI Warns of Mounting Collaboration Between Nations, Criminals to Launch Cyberattacks

 

FBI tests "items of interest" in search for missing girl

 

 

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC)

 

Republicans Continue to Receive Death Threats From Net Neutrality Supporters

 

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)

 

US approves monthly injection for opioid addiction 

 

"Bone treats" blamed for dog deaths, illnesses

 

 

GAMBLING

 

 Vegas Strip gaming revenue plunges in October in aftermath of mass shooting

 

 

GERMANY

 

Potsdam police disarm explosive device found at Christmas market

 

The Latest: Suspicious package in Germany had nails, power

 

German government wants ‘backdoor’ access to every digital device: report

 

Germany: Politician sued for “racial incitement” for reading out news about Muslim migrant crime

 

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Cities where winter temperatures are warming up the most

 

Rising seas could submerge historic settlement

 

GOP

 

‘We presume men are competent’: Carly Fiorina on the challenges women face at work

 

GOP donors in New York sour on party's tax plan

 

HEALTH CARE

 

CVS closes in on deal to buy health insurer Aetna: source

 

Missouri health director supports needle exchange

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Singer and comic actor who played TV’s hapless hayseed Gomer Pyle dies at 87

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Retiring Gutierrez Wants to Create 'Parallel Structure' to Dem Party to Defeat Trump (US Representative of Illinois Luis Gutierrez (D)

 

Treasury fund paid for Rep. Farenthold's $84000 sexual harassment settlement

 

Gun Background Check Improvement Bill Passes House Committee

 

Speaker Ryan says Dems blew DACA negotiations by skipping Trump meeting (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

House Plans Two-Week Spending Bill to Avoid Shutdown

 

Paul Ryan Invites Trump to Speak for His First State of the Union Address

 

Rep. Joe Barton: I will not seek re-election  (US Representative of Texas Joe Barton (R)

 

Lawmaker signals no deal in place to fund defense bill, sounds alarm on government shutdown

 

Hispanic Caucus Chair: Republican Blocked Because Group Is Used to Strategize Against Trump

 

Here Are the Democratic Lawmakers Who Have Publicly Called on Conyers to Resign (US Representative of Michigan John Conyers (D)

 

John Conyers must step aside — at least for now

 

Congress paid nearly $100K to settle harassment claims against disgraced congressman

 

Net neutrality supporter threatens to kill US Rep.

 

Rep. Mark Walker: Fix our broken immigration system without giving in to amnesty

 

IMMIGRATION

 

Steinle Verdict Reignites GOP Firestorm Over Sanctuary Cities, States


IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

 

ICE seeks to deport immigrant acquitted in Kate Steinle case

 

INDIA

 

Christian Family in India Receives Notice to Stop Worship in Their Home

 

Obama issues a warning in India: 'Think before you tweet'

 

India bus passenger arrested over smelly socks

 

Exclusive: Nissan sues India over outstanding dues; seeks over $770 million

 

IRAN

 

Iranian Envoy Says U.S. Won't Succeed In Pushing Iran Out Of Syria

 

 

ISLAM

 

Islamic Gender Apartheid: Real Feminism Means Resisting Islam

 

Islam's sexual harassment of the biblical Mary

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Friday, December 1, 2017)

 

Manhunt for one or more terrorists who murdered an Israeli soldier in Arad. High alert for more attacks

 

German government refuses to certify Dead Sea scrolls belong to Israel

 

Israeli forces demolish home of Palestinian allegedly involved in killing of settler

 

Wrestling body investigating if Iranian threw match to avoid Israeli

 

PA: Giro d'Italia 'complicit' in Israeli occupation

 

Army: Hiking settlers were attacked first; soldiers took 20 minutes to find them

 

Palestinians fire warning ahead of Trump Jerusalem decision

 

Hamas leader said to arrive in Cairo for talks on prisoner swap with Israel

 

Erekat:'Trump recognition of Jerusalem is playing with fire' (Chief negotiator for the “Palestine” Liberation Organization Saeb Erekat)

 

Netanyahu denies saying Reform Judaism will disappear by assimilation  (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

White House Notifies US Embassies Around the World of Plan to Recognize Jerusalem as Capital of Israel

 

UN marks Palestine Day with fresh slew of resolutions condemning Israel

 

Israeli forces use live fire during clashes in hometown of Palestinian killed by settler

 

Saudi minister calls out Hezbollah, says Israeli-Palestinian peace deal 'not

 

Monday Could Be Trump’s Opportunity to Move Embassy

 

Palestinian Reconciliation At An Impasse

 

Israeli forces open fire at Gaza farmers

 

Is Israel really a nation that dwells alone?

 

Trump to the Rescue–of the Palestinians!

 

Israeli forces suppress protest in Hebron-area village

 

Palestinian Reconciliation Sputters

 

Leave Golan Heights out of Syria talks  

 

As the US mulls recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, here's what some Palestinians and Israelis think

 

Israel intelligence chief who plans to succeed Netanyahu (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu)

 

Officials: Trump mulls calling Jerusalem Israel's capital

 

 

JAPAN

 

 

Japan's emperor to abdicate in 2019

 

 

LEBANON

 

Lebanon will only survive if Hezbollah disarms: Saudi FM

 

Hariri: Lebanon no longer tolerates Hezbollah's intervention in the Gulf  (Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri)

 

 

MALAYSIA

  

Kim Jong Nam had antidote to VX nerve agent on him at time of murder  (The half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un was carrying an antidote to the poison which killed him at the time of his death.)

 

MEDIA 

 

WaPo Claims Flynn Violated Logan Act, Despite Bezos Attending Bilderberg

 

Geraldo Rivera regrets "tawdry" memoir, apologizes to Bette Midler

 

Matt Lauer wants $30 million from NBC after firing, report says

 

The ‘Today Show’ was a ‘total boys’ club’ during Lauer’s tenure

 

Jane Sanders Slams Joy Reid for Suggesting Her Husband Physically Dismisses Women (US Senator of Vermont Bernard Sanders (I-Socialist)

 

MEXICO

 

Killing of Mexican prosecutor of crimes against women sparks outcry

 

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Houthi militias clash with Saleh loyalists for second day, three killed

 

Aligning with Saudi Arabia’s designs

 

MILITARY

 

How Prayers Saved My Life And Those Of Many American Soldiers During The First Iraq War

 

John Lehman: China, Russia, Iran threaten ‘New Pearl Harbor’

 

Green Beret Trainer Faults ‘Careerism’ Among Senior Officers for Weakening Special Ops

 

Navy Hands Down Punishment For Sky Penis Pilots

 

VA to offer unproven hyperbaric oxygen therapy to vets with PTSD

 

Investigators: Colorado vet died after getting painkillers

 

Head of Navy personnel tapped to lead Pacific Fleet’s troubled surface force

 

Mattis: There's 'nothing' to reports of Tillerson leaving  (Secretary of Defense James Mattis/US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson)

 

Navy releases new details about ship collision off South Korea coast

 

101st   soldiers receive Army’s new sidearm, M17 will be fielded to team leaders

 

Experts: US faces daunting challenge in new defense strategy

 

Trump tells confidants that a government shutdown might be good for him

 

MISSILE DEFENSE

 

If North Korea fires a nuclear missile at the U.S., how could it be stopped?

 

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

 

Flynn Charged With Lying to FBI, Clapper Still Free After Committing Clear Perjury  (Former Director of National Intelligence James R Clapper)

 

PAKISTAN

 

Taliban attack Pakistan college, 12 killed, 37 injured

 

Pakistan attack: 'Heavy gunfire' heard at Peshawar training centre

 

USA not seen a change in Pakistan support for militants: US Official

 

PHILIPPINES

 

Duterte’s thinking about a revolution (President Rodrigo Duterte)

 

RADIO

 

Limbaugh: Timing of Flynn Charges ‘May Not Be Coincidental’ — ‘Look at All the News It Has Swept Off the Front Pages’

 

RUSSIA

 

Russia Considers Banning Surrogacy: “It Brings Harm to Mother and Child”

 

Russia Isn't Going Away in Ukraine

 

New S-400 missile battalion to beef up Moscow air defense

 

 Russia won’t be surprised by war in North Korea, it’s been preparing for it – Security Council head

 

Russian Tu-22M3 bombers hit IS targets in Syria

 

Russia stands on brink of unprecedented HIV/Aids crisis

 

 

SECRET SERVICE

 

Pamela Anderson Unsuccessfully Tries to Flirt With Secret Service to See Mike Pence

 

 

SENATE

 

Dem Senator Hirono Runs Interference for Franken and Conyers

 

Meet These 2 Trump Judicial Nominees Who Just Fielded Questions in the Senate

 

After Twitter fight, Kimmel chides Roy Moore in late-night monologue (Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore)

 

Viguerie: Catholic Voters Hold Key To Roy Moore Victory

 

Winners and losers in the Senate GOP tax bill: A running list

 

Congress Has Spent $10.9 Trillion Under McConnell; $91,142 Per Household  (Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)

 

Republicans Have Enough Votes to Pass Tax Bill

 

Republican Senators to Block Trump Pick for Colombia Ambassador

 

Christians, Moral Hazards, and Roy Moore  

 

Why the Alabama Senate race is shifting in Roy Moore's favor

 

Tax cut plan slips out of Senate Republicans’ hands when ‘trigger’ compromise is nixed

 

McConnell works to salvage tax bill  

 

Republicans rewriting tax bill — and won't vote tonight

 

Pro-Trump group's poll finds Moore up 1 in Alabama Ethics Committee opens 'preliminary inquiry' into Sen. Franken allegations (US Senator of Minnesota Al Franken (D)

 

Senate tax plan would cost $1 trillion over 10 years factoring in growth: Study

 

Sen. Perdue (R-Georgia): Ending Chain Migration a ‘Top Priority’ for Republicans

 

Franken fighting for political survival as Democrats demand ‘zero tolerance’ for sexual misconduct

 

Alabama Democrat’s Push for Senate Seat Was No Accident

 

Cruz 'angry' at not guilty verdict in Kate Steinle case: 'Justice must be served'  (US Senator of Texas Ted Cruz (R)

 

Apparently Republicans want to kick the middle class in the face

 

Hannity to Scarborough in latest Trump feud: 'Joe, you need help'

 

 

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

 

Vox Media Removes Open Bar From Holiday Party Amid Fears of Sexual Harassment

 

Media figures apologize, sort of, for sexual misconduct

 

Opinion: Women enable men like Matt Lauer and Charlie Rose

 

 

SINGAPORE

 

Singapore on edge as Islamic State circles

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Social Media, Fake News, and Free Speech

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

Argentina ends missing submarine rescue mission

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Strong exports boost optimism on economic growth for 2017

 

Economy marks highest growth in 7 years

 

Universities to Cut Entrance Quotas

 

North Korea's new ICBM test 'successful': defense ministry

 

Freezing Cold to Last All Weekend

 

Economy growing steeply on record-high exports

 

 

SPORTS

 

College Football's Avalanche of Lawsuits

 

NCAA slaps Ole Miss with two-year bowl ban

 

Feds seek 60 years in prison for ex-Team USA gymnastics doctor

 

NFL owners appear poised to pay nearly $100 million bribe for nothing

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

Georgia Copyrighted Its Own Laws. Now, It’s Suing a Nonprofit Group for Publishing Them.

 

Charlottesville protest report finds police failed at violent rally (Virginia)

 

N.Y. attorney general warns Project Veritas that its fundraising license is at risk

 

 

STATE DEPARTMENT

 

White House lays groundwork for seismic personnel change with plan to oust Tillerson (US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson)

 

Source: White House wanted to publicly shame Tillerson

 

Tillerson’s fall could turn State into a hawk’s nest

 

How Tillerson Did So Much Damage in So Little Time

 

Tillerson’s exit can only begin to fix US foreign policy

 

Listen: Why Trump doesn't want to tell Tillerson 'You're Fired'

 

SUICIDES

 

Possible link found between some Utah suicides, electronics

 

SYRIA

  

Syrian regime blasted for quitting Geneva talks

 

TAIWAN

 

Tsai vows to improve nation’s defenses   (President Tsai Ing-wen)

 

 

THINK TANKS

 

Richard Spencer's white-nationalist nonprofit failed to file basic paperwork to keep fundraising

 

TRADE

 

What Americans Can Do to End NAFTA

 

Ramifications of NAFTA's Regionalism

 

TRANSGENDER MOVEMENT

 

Pediatrician: Revealing Your Baby’s Sex Might Traumatize Him, Because Trans

 

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

 

Inspector general launches inquiry into whether Treasury hid Republican tax bill analysis

 

 

TURKEY

 

Turkey issues arrest warrant for former CIA official over coup attempt

 

Gold dealer’s testimony puts Erdogan on shaky ground (Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

 

Plea deal with gold trader has potentially explosive links to Flynn, Turkey’s Erdogan

 

EU says it will slash pre-accession aid to Turkey by €105mn over human rights violations

 

Reza Zarrab case: Gold trader implicates Turkish president Erdogan

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 closes lower as banks suffer from Flynn, tax reform uncertainty

 

Brexit Creates a Game of Risk for European Banks

 

Anglican Minister: Christians Should Pray for Prince George to Be Gay

 

UK’s former Equality and Human Rights chief says “Islamophobia Awards” paint target on the backs of Islam critics

 

US cancels Trump’s visit to UK after anti-Muslim tweet backlash

 

Andrew Buncombe: May must tear up special relationship and tell Trump he's not welcome (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

Education: Children as young as two grouped by ability in English nurseries

 

Benefit fraud surges by £200m in a year as record levels swallow up £2.1 billion of department's budget

 

Christians should pray for Prince George to be gay, says C of E minister

 

DUP threatens to pull support for May over Irish border compromise

 

 Doctors 'wrong to assume type 1 diabetes is childhood illness'

 

Hawfinch invasion as rare birds flock to Britain in thousands after crop failures in Europe 

 

MPs doubt Brexit Irish border fix

 

Contentious Britain Unites in Outrage Over Trump Tweets

 

Hospital missed lung cancer cases

 

British court to hear 'gay' cake arguments

 

Snow and ice warnings for much of UK

 

Threatened red squirrels get boost from biggest new forest in 30 years

 

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

UN: Yemen rebel missiles fired at Saudi Arabia appear Iranian

 

UN Security Council Meets Again on North Korean Missile Test

 

VATICAN

 

 Pope Francis still won't say the word 'Rohingya'

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump put his presidency at risk to defend Michael Flynn. What happened?

 

What If You Can’t Normalize Donald Trump — Because He’s Already Normal?

 

NBC to attend White House party, despite Trump's tweets

 

Sacrificing Their Own to Get Trump

 

Sarah Sanders Responded To The Steinle Verdict By Dropping A MOAB On San Francisco   (White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders)

 

Christmas celebrates ‘the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ’: President Trump

 

White House staff exits likely as Trump's first year draws to a close: sources

 

O'Reilly: Trump Faces 'Hellacious' Attacks on Women, More

 

Trump slams not guilty verdict for undocumented immigrant

 

Trump tells confidants that a government shutdown might be good for him politically

 

Trumps light national Christmas tree for first time

 

Here's where Trump donated his Q3 salary

 

Kellyanne Conway Might as Well Be ‘Opioid Czar’

 

Trump Urged G.O.P. Leaders to Help End Russian Inquiry

 

White House Plan: Replace Tillerson With C.I.A. Chief

 

Trump’s presidency is far better than his Twitter feed

 

White House refutes report that Trump asked senators to wrap up Russia probe

 

Journalists note small crowd at Trump's Christmas tree lighting

 

Could we see Senator Sarah Huckabee Sanders?  (White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders)

 

 

 

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