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Philadelphia abortion doctor found guilty of first-degree murder

PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia abortion doctor was found guilty Monday of first-degree murder and could face execution in the deaths of three babies who authorities say were delivered alive and then killed with scissors at his grimy clinic, in a case that became a flashpoint in the nation’s debate over abortion.

Dr. Kermit Gosnell, 72, was cleared in the death of a fourth baby, who prosecutors say let out a soft whimper before he snipped its neck.

Gosnell was also found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the drug-overdose death of a patient who had undergone an abortion.

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Trump calls transgender ban a 'great favor' for the military

Keeping transgenders out of combat may be politically incorrect, but President Trump believes it's so common sense that he's "doing a lot of people a favor" by "coming out and saying it."

As with other unpopular conservative moves such as pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord, Trump is not not backing down to critics but "doubling down" on his stand.

"I have great respect for the (LGBTQ) community. I think I'm a great supporter (and) I've had great support from that community," the president said in response to questions from the press at his golf club in New Jersey. "The military is working on (the ban) now ... It's been a very difficult situation, and I think I'm doing a lot of people a favor by just coming out and saying it.'

"As you know, it's been a very complicated issue for the military. It's been a very confusing issue for the military," Trump reiterated, "and I think I'm doing the military a great favor."

The president announced the transgender soldier ban on July 26 in a series of tweets.

"The United States government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. military," Trump stated, explaining further, "Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail."

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US Army Tells Female Soldiers to 'Accept' Having Naked Men in Their Showers

The U.S. Army is instructing its female soldiers to "accept" having men in their showers and changing areas who are "transitioning" but still have their male genitalia, according to training documents that have been released.

As previously reported, Defense Secretary James Mattis announced last week that a July 1 Obama-era deadline for the branches of the armed services to begin allowing openly transgender individuals to enlist had been delayed an additional six months. However, the move by Mattis, which came at the request of military leaders, doesn't completely halt the transgender military policy enacted by former Obama Defense Secretary Ash Carter last June.

As the Pentagon began allowing transgender service members to openly identify as such and make changes to their military identification last October, other service members have been forced to undergo mandatory training on the policy changes.

The U.S. Navy announced last year that it would force its sailors to go through mandatory training on the new transgender policy. And last month, it was reported that the Army is also conducting compulsory training on the matter.

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ISIS' Defeat 'Dramatically Accelerated' by Trump Strategy, State Dept. Says

The Islamic State terror group has lost almost a third of its territory in Iraq and Syria mainly due to new policies adopted by President Donald Trump and his administration, a senior State Department official said Friday.

Out of the 27,000 square miles of territory that Islamic State has lost in the two countries since the group's peak control in early 2015, about 8,000 square miles have been reclaimed under Trump, Brett McGurk, the State Department's senior envoy to the U.S.-backed coalition fighting Islamic State, said, according to The Washington Post.

The Islamic State, also known as IS, ISIS, ISIL or Daesh, has been driven out of 45 percent of Raqqa, the terror group's de facto Syrian capital, since U.S.-backed local forces launched an offensive two months ago, McGurk added.

"This is due to some key changes that were put in place very early on -- three changes -- initiatives from President Trump," McGurk continued, according to Newsweek.

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CNN is Very Fake News! Network’s Very Bad Week vindicates Trump

We begin with the hatchet piece that was retracted and deleted about Trump transition team member Antony Scaramucci that resulted in three CNN journalists resigning.

Then we look at how upset Senior White House reporter Jim Acosta was on Monday when the press briefing was audio only and he couldn't do his usual 'performance art'.

Next, we look at the latest undercover video from our friends at Project Veritas exposing two CNN personalities who admit that the Russia collusion story is all about ratings and a complete "nothing burger".

Finally I'll show you Tuesday's fiery exchange between the press and Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders as she puts the fake news media in their place.

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