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Friday, December 8, 2017

 

CELEBRATING 241 YEARS OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM  

 

 

In Today’s Issue: 

 

ABORTION

 

Justice Dept. Launches Criminal Investigation of Planned Parenthood for Selling Aborted Baby Parts

 

Planned Parenthood under investigation over sale of fetal tissue

 

Watch: Abortion Clinic Will Kill Viable Baby: “Does There Have to be Anything Wrong With the Baby?” “No.”

 

This Is How Different Genres Of Television Handled Abortion In 2017

 

Teen Punched in the Face by Planned Parenthood Client Will be Back at Abortion Clinic This Weekend to Pray

 

Group of doctors speak against South Bend abortion clinic

 

Abortion Activist Says: After Three Miscarriages I’m More Pro-Abortion Than Ever Before

 

Alabama Senate Candidate Doug Jones: If You Don’t Like That I’m Pro-Abortion Don’t Vote for Me

 

NPR Claims Black Women Are Dying In Childbirth Because of ‘Racism’

 

Planned Parenthood May Finally Be Held Accountable for Selling Aborted Baby Parts

 

Abortion Advocate Thinks “Free Speech” Means Forcing Pro-Lifers to Promote Abortion

 

Here’s How to Have a Productive Conversation About Abortion With Someone

 

Massachusetts Voters Won’t Get to Vote to Defund the Planned Parenthood Abortion Business

 

Could Down syndrome abortion bill be enforced? (Ohio)

 

Mother of Three Who Developed Cancer During Each Pregnancy: I’m Aborting Next Time

 

Chinese Girl Adopted by American Family to Escape Abortion Reunites With Her Birthparents 20 Years Later

 

Health Official Slams Sex-Selection Abortions: Killing a Baby Just Because She’s a Girl is “Murder”  (New Delhi, India)

 

Amnesty Intl risks criminal probe after taking Soros funds for pro-abortion campaign in Ireland

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

America's Enduring Bacha Bazi Problem in Afghanistan

 

 

AFRICA

 

Christian in Uganda Who Lost Family to Muslims Beaten Unconscious

 

How drones could be game-changer in Somalia's fight against al-Shabab

 

14 UN peacekeepers killed in Congo attack

 

 

AGRICULTURE

 

America's Farmers Don't Depend on Illegal Immigration

 
AUSTRALIA

 

SX creeps higher in lacklustre week

 

The Australian dollar hits a 6-month low

 

Australia's top companies ignore climate change, and we let them

 

Aussie dollar could hit US90c in 2018, says HSBC

 

45 million crabs march on Australian island

 

Australian manufacturing poor on power 

 

AUTO INDUSTRY

 

Anheuser-Busch orders 40 Tesla Semi trucks 

 

CANADA

 

TSX higher amid strong U.S. jobs data, Canadian dollar down slightly

 

Told She Was Terminally Ill She Tried to Commit Suicide, Then She Got Some Shocking News

 

Colby Cosh: Why Trudeau got taken for a ride in China (Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

 

Quebec surgeons average $7,500 bonus to get to work on time

 

Province gives $100M grant to chemical company under investigation over leak

 

On a Campus in Canada, Speech Isn’t Free

 

Ontario government will use helicopters to move endangered caribou threatened by wolves off an island

 

Boeing ready to throw in towel on Canadian interim fighter purchase

 

The user guide to legal pot in all Canada’s provinces, territories

 

Toronto police chief dispels rumours of serial killer in Church and Wellesley neighbourhood

 

Canadian-backed company's biotech breakthrough: tiny, beating hearts made from stem cells

 

Charges laid after Ontario family attacked by man wielding bat and yelling 'ISIS'

 

Canada rejects Fincantieri-Naval Group warships offer

 

Canadian housing starts' six-month upward trend hits decade high, CMHC reports

 

Ottawa holds up venture capital deal to highlight benefits of Beijing ties

 

Why Canada firmly supports net neutrality — but it may not matter anyway

 

 

CENSUS BUREAU

 

Census Bureau: 5 Richest Counties Are D.C. Suburbs

 

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC) 

 

Flu season off to an early start, CDC report warns

 

CHRISTIANITY

 

Tech giants' online censorship of Christians exposed

 

COMMUNIST NORTH KOREA

 

Advanced Weapons a Nuclear-Armed North Korea Could Face

 

 

CONGRESS

 

Democrats look for payoff after lawmaker purge

 

Congress Passes Two-Week Spending Bill to Avoid Dec. 9 Shutdown

 

Here’s Where the GOP Tax Plan Stands Right Now

 

Renewable Energy Is Surging. The Tax Bill Could Limit It.

 

Californians might retain a state and local income tax deduction — but with limits

 

 

COURTS

 

Ex-Arizona cop acquitted in fatal shooting of sobbing, unarmed man at hotel

 

Appeals court focuses on Trump's Muslim tweets in new arguments over travel ban

 

Judge blocks Arkansas from issuing birth certificates

 

Ex-priest convicted in Texas beauty queen's 1960 slaying

 

Judge in Michael Flynn case recuses himself

 

Florida man gets 15 years prison for breaking windows and leaving bacon at a mosque

 

Widower sues estate of Las Vegas shooter

 

Lawsuit claims surgeon took Spanish test while operating

 

CRIME IN AMERICA

 

New Mexico school shooter disguised himself as student to get into building, police say

 

Florida nanny found dead in woods reportedly tortured before her murder

 

Police ID student victims in Aztec High School shooting

 

Teen who stole rifle from police turns himself in

 

Motive in New Mexico high school shooting a mystery

 

Teacher arrested for having sexual relationship with student

 

Man says he had sex with dead girlfriend in effort to wake her up

  

CYBERSECURITY

 

Watch: Researchers Hack Popular Bluetooth Gun Safe

 

 

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)

 

Perez, Ellison Call for Reducing Superdelegates in Democratic Nominating Process (Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez/ Democratic National Committee Deputy Chairman Keith Ellison)

 

DEMOCRATS (MARXISTS)

 

Tom Steyer Spent $344,827.59 Per Vote to Consider Impeachment

 

DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY

 

DHS Launches New Office to Combat Threat of Terrorists Acquiring WMDs

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)

 

HUD reports 1st  increase in homeless veterans since 2010

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

Rod Rosenstein Overcome by Soros Swamp Gas (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)

 

Case Closed: FBI says Sessions didn't have to reveal Russia talks    (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Impeach Mueller! (Justice Department special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller)

 

Rosenstein 'Satisfied' with Mueller Witch Hunt (Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein)

 

Sessions spars with interns in DOJ video  (US Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

 

Justice Dept. lawyer who met with dubious Trump dossier author to be hauled before Congress  

 

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

 

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao sparks fury for suggesting victims of sexual harassment should just 'let it go'

 

 

DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION (DEA)

 

DEA Busts 26 Pharmacies, Seizes Nearly 500,000 Pills in Three-State Sting

 

 

EARTHQUAKE

 

46 Earthquakes Have Shaken California Over The Past 24 Hours

 

ECONOMY

 

S&P 500, Dow end at records after jobs data

 

Wall Street closes higher after payrolls report

 

Stocks Rally as Dollar Posts Best Week This Year: Markets Wrap

 

November jobs recovery driven by high-quality positions

 

A bitcoin crash, a burst housing bubble — brace for these 30 risks, says giant bank

 

Jobs may be plentiful, but if you’re over 55 good luck actually getting one

 

Strong U.S. job growth in November bolsters economy's outlook

 

Job Growth Signals Robust Economy, With Gain of 228000

 

Gold prices suffer a nearly 3% drop for the week

 

Unemployment Rate Remains Steady at 4.1%, 148,000 More Americans Join Labor Force

 

Bitcoin drops after dramatic gains ahead of futures launch

 

Donald Trump Is Officially Making Manufacturing Great Again

 

Dollar sees choppy trade after payrolls data

 

Dollar Heads for Weekly Gain, Asia Stocks Advance: Markets Wrap

 

Asia gets China trade boost, bitcoin shoots for the stars

 

Has Anyone Noticed That Trump's Economy Keeps Doing Better Than Expected?

 

EDUCATION

 

Principal Who Screamed at Pro-Life Teen: “I Don’t Give a S— What Jesus Says” Says His Life’s Been a Wreck Ever Since

 

UC–Irvine: Have ‘Fall, Winter, or Spring’ Parties Instead of Christmas Parties to Be ‘Inclusive’

 

GOP tax reform: Students chant "kill the bill"

 

Cops: Students at unrecognized fraternity tortured rat

 

Missouri’s Liberty High School suspends student for criticizing support for jihad terror among Muslims

 

Academic Watchdog Says Georgetown Middle East Studies Faculty ‘Most Anti-Israel’

 

Hampshire College Apologizes After Abruptly Canceling Conservative Speaker’s Event

 

Stench of bat feces forces school to close classrooms

 

ELECTION 2016

  

Exclusive: Email shows effort to give Trump campaign WikiLeaks documents

 

George Papadopoulos' fiancee: He's a patriot, not a Trump campaign coffee boy

 

Russian social media executive sought to help Trump campaign in 2016, emails show

 

 

ELECTION 2020

 

President Trump’s Democratic Opponents Ranked

 

ENERGY

 

Oil prices climb for the session, post a loss for the week

 

Energy Prices

 

EUROPE

 

New Study States That The Majority Of ‘Christians’ In Western Europe Do Not Believe In God, Heaven, Or Hell

 

EUROPEAN UNION

 

European banks rally, leading stocks to 1-month closing high

 

Poland appoints ex-banker with Jewish roots as prime minister

 

Introducing Europe’s Eastern Strongmen

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) 

 

 

Report: FBI warned Trump aide over emails from Russians

 

FBI Director Wray: A Deep State Operative with Ties to Comey    (FBI Director Christopher Wray/ Former FBI Director James Comey) 

 

Feds arrest former Mass. state senator for taking "path of greed”

 

FBI Director Wray balks at demand to disclose FISA application, Strzok role

 

Latest FBI Hate Crime report shows “no anti-Muslim backlash”

 

FBI Director Denies Political Bias Is Tainting Investigations

 

Did FBI Give Hillary Clinton A Free Pass While Targeting Trump? Sure Looks Like It

 

Congressional Republicans channel Trump in bashing the FBI

 

 

FRANCE

 

French Antifa calls for ‘striking a blow’ in Paris over US Jerusalem recognition

 

US has excluded itself from Middle East peace process, France’s foreign minister says

 

Why are so many French youngsters dropping out of school?

 

Snow and sleet forecast for parts of France including Paris region

 

Qatar, France sign billion-dollar fighter jet deal amid Gulf crisis

 

French ambassador uses Pearl Harbor Day to blast U.S. for betraying France in 1930s

 

GERMANY

 

Brexit deal a 'double disaster' for Brits in Germany, pressure group claims

 

GLOBAL WARMING

 

Climate change will change how you eat

 

Does Bitcoin Really Cause Global Warming?

 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

 

Health Care Spending Grows 1.5% Faster Than Overall Economy in 2016 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

Second actress accuses Dustin Hoffman of ‘horrific’ sexual assault

 

Steve Harvey is sued for 'defrauding a charity fundraiser of $2m' and the 'victim' claims the TV mogul tried to pin the blame on Oprah and Tyler Perry for giving him bad financial advice

 

Bryan Singer sued for alleged sexual assault of 17-year-old boy

 

HOLOCAUST

 

Global tour of Auschwitz relics begins seven-year, 14-city journey

 

HOMOSEXUALITY

 

Nation's first all-LGBT city council inducted in this state

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Rep. Trent Franks offered $5 million to aide to bear his child, resigns amid inquiry

 

Arizona Republican Trent Franks Resigns From House

 

Female aides fretted Franks wanted to have sex to impregnate them

 

Why One Dem is 'Agnostic' Toward Bipartisan Effort to Stop Taxpayer-Funded Sexual Harassment Settlements

 

Maxine Waters: Congress ‘can define what is impeachment’  (US Representative of California Maxine Waters (D)

 

Gohmert: If FBI Used Russia Dossier for FISA Warrant, It Is More Corrupt Than Days of J Edgar Hoover Wiretapping MLK (US Representative of Texas Louie Gohmert (R)

 

House Ethics Committee Just Opened a New Investigation Into Rep. Farenthold 

 

Speaker Ryan gives Rep. Trent Franks (R-Arizona) the heave-ho over sexual harassment claims that make no sense (Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin)

 

Does Trent Franks' Exit Signal an Exodus?

 

House Ethics Committee Clears Nunes of Wrongdoing (US Representative of California Devin Nunes (R)

 

Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona, who asked staffers if they would bear his child as a surrogate, says he will resign

 

Retiring Dem Rep. Gutierrez Paid Wife $430,000 From Campaign Funds Over Past Seven Years  (US Representative of Illinois Luis Gutierrez (D)

 

John Lewis Not Going to Opening of Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Because Trump Will Attend (US Representative of Georgia John Lewis (D)

 

BIG LIST of GOP lawmakers who want to save Obama's amnesty

 

The House concealed-carry bill is arrogant and foolish

 

INDIA

 

Former President Obama Declares ‘India Must Cherish And Protect Its Muslim Population’ And He Is Absolutely Right To Say This

 

Environmentalists Ask: Is India’s Government Making Bad Air Worse?

 

After mistakenly declaring newborn dead, India hospital loses license

 

IRAN

 

An Emboldened Iran Has Begun to Seek out the Geopolitical Spotlight 

 

 

ISRAEL

 

Israeli-“Palestinian” Arab Conflict Briefing    (Friday, December 8, 2017)

 

Third rocket from Gaza explodes in residential Sderot

 

‘Days Of Rage’ After Trump’s Jerusalem Decision

 

Defiant Haley chides fuming Security Council members: ‘Change is hard’  (US United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley)

 

State Dept.: Jerusalem Capital of Israel But not for Menachem Zivotofsky

 

5,000 Palestinians hold violent protests across West Bank (Judea and Samaria) , Gaza over Jerusalem

 

Over 50 injured, 9 with live ammunition, in clashes across Palestinian territory

 

Settlers, with kids, return to spot of deadly clash to complete bar mitzvah hike

 

Abbas’ Fatah Teams Up With Hamas for Orchestrated Riots After Trump’s Jerusalem Announcement   (“Palestinian” Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas)

 

14,000 housing units planned for Jerusalem, 6,000 of them over Green line

 

Palestinians observe general strike in protest of Trump decision on Jerusalem

 

Israel’s NY consul: Reform rejection of Trump’s Jerusalem move ‘frustrating’

 

Haniyeh: 'Anyone thinking we will stop at protests is dreaming'   

 

Abbas praises international condemnation of Trump Jerusalem announcement

 

In Photos: Palestinians take to the streets en masse in protest of Trump

 

'I Don't See Potential Upsides'

 

Palestinian report: 25 hurt in Israel Air Force retaliatory strike on Gaza

 

Breaking with decades of US policy, Trump recognizes Jerusalem as capital of Israel

 

Time for Europe to Take the Lead on Peace

 

Two Palestinians dead, scores injured in clashes with Israeli forces

 

NP View: On Jerusalem, Trump finally reveals hard truths about Mideast 'peace'

 

Palestinian diplomat praises protesters 'who defend Jerusalem'

 

Israeli forces, Palestinians clash on Gaza border; 1 protester reported killed

 

Nearly 100 injured in 'Day of Rage' clashes

 

3,000 Palestinians hold violent protests across West Bank (Judea and Samaria), Gaza over Jerusalem

 

Scores Injured, One Dead as Palestinians Hold ‘Day of Rage’ Over Jerusalem

 

Tillerson: Jerusalem embassy move could take several years (US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson)

 

Trump Terminates Palestinian Revisionism

 

Oh, No: The Peace Process Is Dead!                 

 

Archaeologists expose Muslim-Jewish ‘dialogue’ in Jerusalem from 1,300 years ago

 

Trump's Jerusalem move: Deadly clashes erupt after Friday prayers

 

President Trump’s Jerusalem Move Deals a Blow to Terror

 

Bolton: 'We've been living in a delusion' (Endorses Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital.)

 

After clashes in West Bank (Judea and Samar and Gaza Strip, region braces for more violent response to Trump’s move

 

Iran, Muslim Brotherhood Threaten Violent Reprisals for U.S. Recognition of Jerusalem          

 

Tel Aviv residents on U.S. Embassy move: Let Jerusalem have it

 

Mark Levin: Hebrew scholars will study Trump’s Jerusalem decision ‘for the rest of time’

 

Did Trump Kill Off a Two-State Solution?Palestinians Say Yes

 

JAPAN

 

Japan plans long-range missiles amid N. Korea threat: minister

 

JORDAN

 

Jordan’s plan of shiny city in the desert met by skepticism

 

LEBANON

 

Leave Lebanon alone, world powers tell Saudi Arabia, Iran

 

World leaders to ‘re-legitimize’ Lebanon’s Hariri at Paris talks

 

MALAYSIA

 

An unflattering portrait of Malaysian politics

 

MEDIA 

 

Fox News amends erroneous story claiming Roy Moore accuser 'forged' yearbook signature

 

Video: Hannity Hits Back At Morning Joe Over Trump Health Conspiracy Theories

 

Wells Fargo fines won't be dropped:Trump

 

MSNBC host shames Franken accuser over ‘Hannity,’ Playboy

 

Tucker Asks What Do Americans Get Out Of Giving Amnesty To Illegal Immigrants

 

Trump’s 'fake news' mantra a hit with despots

 

MEDICAID

 

Prosecutors insist eye doc stole $136 million from Medicaid

 

MEDICAL MARIJUANA

 

Scientists call for research on medical pot for pets

 

MEXICO

 

China’s 'Period of Strategic Opportunity' in Mexico

 

MIDDLE EAST

 

Seismic upheavals in the Middle East

 

MILITARY

 

Support Grows for Air Force Colonel Suspended Over Religious Beliefs on Marriage

 

Air Force tests Raytheon's GPS receiver aboard B-2 bomber

 

President Trump, Mattis turn military loose on ISIS, leaving terror caliphate in tatters

 

West Point cadet Simone Askew on making history

 

Democrat and Republican Leaders Receive Briefing by Mattis in Situation Room   (Secretary of Defense James Mattis)

 

Army Reservists March With Donations for Children to Non-Profit

 

Pearl Harbor and the Legacy of Carl Vinson

 

Pearl Harbor survivors ‘back home’ for anniversary as their numbers dwindle

 

Marines ready to deploy in wake of Trump’s Jerusalem announcement

 

California National Guard to mobilize hundreds of personnel to help fight wildfires

 

Report: 44,000 ‘unknown’ military personnel stationed around the world

 

At National World War II Memorial, veterans remember the day it all started

 

Japanese school hit by possible US aircraft part

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

 

U.S. Demands NATO Action on Russian Missiles

 

PAKISTAN 

 

Pakistan militant leader in alliance talks with ex-dictator

 

China warns its citizens in Pakistan of possible terror attacks

 

Two women killed in separate incidents in Karachi

 

POVERTY

 

Tents considered blessing for homeless in San Diego

 

Look where homelessness is growing — and why

 

PRISONS

 

Darren Berg, 'Seattle's mini Madoff,' escapes prison after bilking investors out of $100M

 

RUSSIA

 

Putin: A Modern-Day Tsar, a Soviet-Style Leader, a President Left Behind  (Russian President Vladimir V Putin)

 

Is Russia Souring on Donald Trump?

 

Russia Denies It Is the Source of Radioactive Cloud Over Europe

 

Russian general rejects allegations of being involved in downing MH17 as stupid

 

Obama-led intel fiasco paved way for Russian subversion

 

Russian court turns properties of banned Jehovah’s Witnesses over to government

 

US warns Russia over Ukraine at OSCE meeting

 

Putin Uses Olympic Ban to Rally Support for His Presidential Bid

 

SAME-SEX UNIONS 

 

Gay marriage legalized in Australia & Austria

 

 

SENATE

 

Sen. Warren critical of Trump decision on Jerusalem  (US Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren (D)

 

Roy Moore: America used to be great 'even though we had slavery'  (Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore)

 

Bombshell: Roy Moore Accuser Beverly Nelson Admits She Forged Yearbook   

 

Roy Moore Accuser Admits to Adding Date to Yearbook Note, But Stands by Story

 

Sheriff Joe: I Might Run For Senate In Arizona

 

Roy Moore accuser Beverly Young Nelson 'scared to go anywhere' since her sexual assault allegation

 

Fmr. Tennessee Dem Gov. Announces Senate Bid, Targets ‘Broken’ Washington

 

Collins' Obamacare deal faces moment of truth (US Senator of Maine Susan M. Collins (R)

 

Senator Al Franken Temporarily Somersaults Off the Trump Impeachment Stage (US Senator of Minnesota Al Franken (D)

 

Al Franken's resignation opens up a sudden pickup chance for the GOP

 

Murphy (D-Connecticut)  Considers Holding Up Trump Nominee Over ‘Insulting and Derogatory’ Tweets Toward Women

 

How to beat Roy Moore, according to the guy who nearly did (Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore)

 

Roy Moore accuser: 'I pray that he’s changed'

 

GOP senator says Roy Moore will be under "ethics cloud" if elected  (US Senator of South Dakota John Thune (R)

 

Franken’s Phony Finale 

 

Al Franken’s Farcical Resignation Speech

 

Ma’am, Can I Be Brutally Franken With You?

 

On Rubio-Lee Amendment, Republicans missed chance to stem ‘baby bust’

 

Al Franken and Democratic strategy for 2018

 

Franken uses resignation speech to point finger at Trump

 

Franken Offers Resignation, and a Parting Shot at Trump

 

Democrats’ move against Franken seen as a moral and political calculation

 

What Congress Can Learn from Al Franken

 

Another perspective on Roy Moore

 

Ex-Governor’s Run Gives Democrats New Hope in Senate (Tennessee)

 

Senate campaign chief urges Jim Gilmore to run in Virginia: report

 

Is Al Franken's resignation a political stunt or a sign that #MeToo is here to stay?

 

GOP strategist: Moore would have 'date with a baseball bat' if he tried dating teens where I grew up

 

Despicable Steve: Bannon’s Alabama dive into gutter politics

 

Ex-Clinton aide criticizes Gillibrand after Franken's resignation

 

Bernie Sanders says Donald Trump's 'p***ygate' tape in which he admits to assaulting women should get him to 'think about resigning'   (US Senator of Vermont Bernard Sanders (I-Socialist)

 

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

 

Sexual Anarchy in the U.S.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Advocacy Group Reports Twitter Death Threats Against FCC Chair to DHS

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

Argentine ex-president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner charged with treason

 

SOUTH KOREA 

 

Moon calls for ‘overwhelming’ military capability against North Korea  (President Moon Jae-in)

 

Seoul Slams China Daily Article on Korean Emergency

 

'Moon, Xi share freeze-for-freeze idea in resolving North Korea issue'  (Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping)

 

Younger Koreans Prefer to Spend Money on Relaxation, Not Goods

 

Philippines drug runners smuggle 1.6 kilograms of 'philopon' into South Korea

 

Korea Gripped by Bitcoin Frenzy

 

1,000 Staff to Sniff Out Doping During Pyeongchang Olympics

 

Shinsegae to implement 35-hour workweek ‘with no pay cut’

 

Incheon airport seeks to operate JFK

 

SPORTS

 

Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar sentenced to 60 years over child porn charges

 

‘The football stuff is secondary’: Steelers’ Ryan Shazier undergoes spinal stabilization surgery

 

NHL Scoreboard

 

NBA Scoreboard

 

NFL Scoreboard

 

STATES

 

 

Southern California wildfires burn with little containment as conditions worsen

 

NJ's weekend snow forecast just got worse; up to 6 inches possible

 

By the numbers: Southern California wildfires

 

Rare snowfall, frigid temperatures in some parts of Texas

 

California fires: Blazes stretch from Ventura to San Diego County

 

More than 400 structures destroyed in 115,000-acre Ventura County wildfire

 

Largest California fire eyes communities northwest of Los Angeles - live updates

 

On eve of Trump visit, Mississippi blacks say he's brought back troubles of the past

 

Trump’s New York Buddies Have Some Issues With Tax Bill

 

Cuomo comes clean on New York's high taxes (Governor of New York Andrew M Cuomo (D)

 

SUPREME COURT 

 

Why The Supreme Court Is Likely To Rule For Jack Phillips While Dodging The Big Religious Liberty Question

 

TAIWAN

 

Police probing fake recall vote telephone calls

 

University students create comprehensive Taiwan eco-guide app

 

More measures to reduce pollution needed: legislator

 

Mysterious North Korean ship visited Taiwan: CNN

 

Taipei police nab suspects in two shooting incidents

 

MOFA: Taiwan embassy in Israel will remain in Tel Aviv

 

Survey shows milk affects children’s height

 

Taiwanese ranked third-highest in Asia in using smartphones while traveling

 

 

TERRORISM

 

ISIS vows to “make New Year’s Day hell” and attack people “on foot” at Christmas markets to dodge security barriers

 

 

TRANSGENDER MOVEMENT

 

Transgender Weightlifter Says There's No Difference Between Him And The Women He Beat

 

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

 

 

Ex-Morgan Stanley banker being considered for Treasury under secretary: report 

 

TURKEY

 

Grandstanding 'derails' Greek-Turkish rapprochement

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM (BRITAIN)

 

FTSE 100 scores biggest win in 10 days as pound slides after Brexit breakthrough

 

Nigel Farage: 'Theresa May Must Go' to Save Brexit (British Prime Minister Theresa May)

 

Theresa May's Endless Unforced Errors

 

Wolf-whistling Could Become a Hate Crime in London, Say Police

 

Pakistani Islamism – Flowing Into The United Kingdom

 

Lord mayor sees Saudi Vision 2030 as opportunity for post-Brexit UK

 

Queen inaugurates new 'best of British' aircraft carrier

 

Brexit Talks Headed for a Second, More Difficult Phase

                                                                                                                          

Photos: Islamic prayer on London streets and sidewalks, 2017

 

Brexit "breakthrough" for UK and EU, but tough choices loom

 

UNITED NATIONS

 

Russia at UN urges to relaunch process of Israeli-Palestinian settlement

 

U.N. pushing for $65 million to teach Palestinians to fight Israel

 

VATICAN

 

 Pope Calls for Change in Lord's Prayer: Alter 'Our Father' Translation

 

WELFARE STATE

 

Wisconsin Governor Wants to Drug-Test Food Stamp Applicants

 

WHITE HOUSE

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Trump's Epic Tweet Just Put All Critics of His Jerusalem Decision In Their Place

 

Trump says White House Hanukkah celebration 'all about Jerusalem'

 

White House misremembers historical details on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

 

Trump didn't invite Democrats in Congress to the White House Hanukkah party, reports say

 

Magazine apologizes to Melania Trump for suggesting she worked as escort

 

Democratic group to blast Ivanka's 'special place in hell' Roy Moore comments outside Trump's rally

 

Why did Donald Trump recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel?

 

Trump holds first White House Hanukkah party

 

Trump’s richest friends are asking for changes to the GOP tax plan, and he’s listening

 

White House says questioning Trump’s health based on slurring is ‘ridiculous.’ Has it forgotten 2016?

 

Pickle, the family cat of Vice President Pence, dies at 16

 

Melania to kids: ‘I would spend my holidays on a deserted island’  (First Lady Melania Trump)

 

LaVar Ball reignites Trump feud with dunk video

 

 

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