Security in Jerusalem and the West Bank was beefed up as Israel braced for more protests.
Crony Crapitalism at Its Worst: Bill That Would Protect Veteran Students From Predatory Schools Shot Downcironline.org
Legislation designed to prevent for-profit colleges from gaming the federal aid system and exploiting veterans died within 15 minutes of being introduced earlier this month.
French officials have dispatched a military unit to the crash site of an Air Algerie jet that crashed in Mali carrying 116 people after vanishing from radar shortly after takeoff late Wednesday night.
A suspected gunman burst into a Pennsylvania hospital’s psychiatric ward, killing a female caseworker and wounding a doctor Thursday before the doctor returned fire and critically injured Richard Plotts, authorities said.
Negotiations between the House and Senate on legislation to address the crisis at the Veterans Affairs Administration
More Republicans are on the edge of their seats to vote for who will fill the seats of Congress than Democrats, according to a new poll. In a Pew Research Center poll that measures voter enthusiasm, Republicans were found to be more enthusiastic about voting in November, but they are still not as enthused as […]
Report says ‘fatwa’ issued by militant group in and around Iraqi city could affect 4 million, but doubts expressed on social media
If you’ve purchased certain stone fruit from local Fred Meyer stores recently, you may be getting a phone call from the grocer alerting you to a product recall.
Obama administration officials said Thursday that Russia is firing artillery from its own territory into Ukraine to hit Ukrainian military sites, pointing to escalating Russian involvement in the deadly conflict.
Russia’s deputy defence minister says US evidence ‘mostly cited social networks’ and did not correspond to reality
Jerry Doyle was a guest on NewsmaxTV’s “Midpoint” with Ed Berliner today to discuss President Obama’s “hands off” approach to foreign affairs, how a ban on tackling in California emboldens Vladimir Putin and says of John Kerry that “he’s in left field playing a bunt facing the fence with his own team up to bat”. Video […]
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The District of Columbia appeals court just ruled that the federal government cannot give subsidies to anyone who purchases health insurance through the federal government’s insurance marketplace. Since 36 of the 50 states refused to set up exchanges, the people in those states, who are required by law to purchase health insurance that they cannot […]
If you’re sending SA-11s rather than Stingers, your strategy is shameless. What does the American decision to equip anti-Soviet rebels in Afghanistan in the 1980s suggest about the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner with a surface-to-air missile by Russian-backed rebels in Ukraine last week? Quite a bit, it turns out. During the Cold War and […]
In 1962 just after the US had placed missiles in Turkey and Italy which were aimed at Moscow, the Russians responded by placing nuclear missiles in Cuba aimed at the US apparently without fear of repercussions. Similarly in 1980, Iran held 52 Americans hostage for more than a year, again without fear of American repercussions. […]
The Obama Administration has proposed its latest form of collectivist control over the American people. In a letter to Congress U.S. Treasury Secretary, Jack Lew, has called for punishment and prohibition of any company that tries to move its headquarters overseas to avoid higher taxes in the United States. Plus, Mr. Lew has the audacity […]
At the risk of sounding overly sentimental, watching the Yankees captain step up to the plate at his last All-Star Game this week brought tears to my eyes and made the hair on the back of my neck stand on end. If you are a fan of America’s Pastime, or sports generally – or have […]
Mighty Kacy Catanzaro (ht. 5 feet, wt. 100 lbs.) just made history on American Ninja Warrior as the only woman to complete the course at the Dallas finals. Her jaw-dropping performance, beating out many men in the process, is an inspiration to women and girls everywhere. Her video, shared below, has had nearly 6 million […]
The president has been able to restore something that Barnum and Bailey abandoned back in 2006 — the three-ring circus. Every week there seems to be some new gimmick or act that is meant to entertain and distract from the reality that we face: that, by design or by incompetence, Team Obama has no clue what they […]
In the driveway this week is the current best selling entry-level hatch in America, the 2014 Versa Note SV. Painted in exuberant metallic Peacock blue, this small car looks very much the part of a modern city car. With a starting price of $15,990, the vehicle brings a decent amount of standard equipment to the […]
Today is National Corn Fritter Day, a celebration of that world renowned Southern, deep-fried delicacy. Not to be mistaken for the Johnnycake, corn fritters have played an integral role in American history since the Colonial Era. And so to honor this less-than-healthful holiday, we celebrate the headlines we wish newspapers across the country would print […]
In 2006 the casinos in Atlantic City took in more than $5 billion is revenue. In 2014 total revenue will likely be about half of that amount. The results are devastating to the city. What happened? With the addition of the super hotel casino Revel, there could have been a total of 13 casino hotels […]
While Democrat Hillary Clinton clings to her role as frontrunner for the nomination of her party for president in 2016, the Republicans have no clear candidate. From Chris Christie to Rand Paul to numerous others, no candidate seems to be able to gather the support of the majority, even though we are still almost two […]
In the minds of many people around the world, including in the United States, the term “capitalism” carries the idea of unfairness, exploitation, undeserved privilege and power, and immoral profit making. What is often difficult to get people to understand is that this misplaced conception of “capitalism” has nothing to do with real free markets […]
Colin Firth joins Allen on the Côte d’Azur, and Scarlett Johansson explores several new mental dimensions.
Hopes for a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, where fighting between Palestinian militants and Israeli troops has left more than 840 Palestinians dead, faltered late Friday when Israel’s security cabinet unanimously rejected a U.S.-backed accord, Israeli media reports said. But negotiations were continuing.
A documentary about the never-made Nicolas Cage Superman movie releases a fundraising trailer.
Why did this take so long to happen???
Sen. John Walsh of Montana said Wednesday his failure to attribute conclusions and verbatim passages lifted from other scholars’ work in his thesis to earn a master’s degree from the U.S. Army War College was an unintentional mistake caused in part by post-traumatic stress disorder.
General Motors Co. on Thursday reported net income of $190 million or 11 cents a share, a figure that was significantly reduced by $1.2 billion in recall-related charges and a $400 million special charge it estimates will be needed to pay for a victims compensation program.
Incident raises suspicion that US secretary of state was purposefully humiliated, weeks after ‘snubbing’ over al-Jazeera journalists
Hillary Clinton, who has long had a tempestuous relationship with the media, on Thursday said she may need to “work on” her “expectations” of the press.
The U.S. Coast Guard says crews have found wreckage from an airplane piloted by an Indiana teenager who was killed when he crashed during an around-the-world flight.
Americans waste a lot of time on Facebook. How much time? Around 40 minutes every single day, according to CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
“This has nothing to do with the law. This has to do with trying to manage some of the extremists, in your party—some of the cuckoo clocks who have been talking about impeachment.”
Inattentive Father Convicted of Involuntary Manslaughter After Dresser Falls On And Kills Two Childrenapnewsarchive.com
The father of two toddlers who died after a dresser fell on them is facing involuntary manslaughter charges because he heard a crash and didn’t immediately check on his daughters, a prosecutor said Thursday.
Hawaiian photographer Clark Little gets to the heart of the action and shoots ocean waves in Oahu as they roll over him
The editor and publisher of an election forecasting newsletter that has been dubbed “the bible of the political community” told Business Insider he was “skeptical” Hillary Clinton would run for president in 2016.
In the United States, 1 in 50 people over the age of 25 have some form of bipolar disorder. In fact, the United States has more cases of bipolar I and II per-capita than any other nation in the world. Researchers at the University of Michigan are now testing a new smartphone app for Android, […]
One clever young bird solved a problem that has stumped six-year-old children, according to a new study.
U.S. lawmakers’ inability to reach an agreement on immigration policy is at least partly to blame for a crisis that has seen thousands of children flee Honduras for the U.S. border
Maria Konnikova, writing in the New York Times, made the point recently that there’s much more to poverty than just a shortage of money. Being poor, she said, brings with it other abstract deficits, most notably a lack of time.
Amid a new U.S.-backed push for a cease-fire, Israeli forces pounded targets across the Gaza Strip early Friday, including the home of at least one senior militant leader, while security in the West Bank and Jerusalem was heavy after a night of Palestinian protests.
Britain’s BSkyB has agreed to pay $9 billion to buy Rupert Murdoch’s pay-TV companies in Germany and Italy, taking its hunt for growth into Europe by creating a media powerhouse with 20 million customers. BSkyB, in which Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox is also the largest shareholder, will pay for the deal using cash, debt, its […]
Back in 2012, the Sun erupted with a powerful solar storm that just missed the Earth but was big enough to “knock modern civilization back to the 18th century,” NASA said.
Browncoats have a reason to celebrate, as it was announced at San Diego Comic-Con that the entire original cast of Joss Whedon’s cult hit Firefly will be reuniting, reprising their roles in Firefly Online and proving that you definitely can’t stop the signal.
Clearly, Zack Snyder’s Twitter account is one to pay attention to during Comic-Con 2014. Following Wednesday’s tweeted image of Man of Steel star Henry Cavill dressed as a Jedi Knight version of Superman, the director of 2016’s Batman v. Superman has shared a new image of Ben Affleck as the Dark Knight from the upcoming […]
The wreckage of Air Algérie flight AH5017 from Burkina Faso to Algeria, which disappeared from radar with 116 people on board, has been discovered in Tilemsi, Mali, it was claimed on Thursday. However, searches were later said to be continuing.
The FAA initially instituted the flight prohibition on Tuesday, July 22, in response to a rocket strike that landed approximately one mile from the airport.
It’s been 30 years since the original “Ghostbusters” hit theaters, and fans have been waiting a very, very long time for a third movie in the franchise (“Ghostbusters II” came out in 1989). Rumors about “Ghostbusters III” have been swirling for literally decades, but now, finally the movie seems to be moving forward.
Chewing gum makers make big promises, but analysts say sales will still decline.
The trailer for the hotly anticipated film adaptation of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ has dropped and — no surprise here — it’s a steamy one.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk made announcement after 2 parties said they’re exiting the governing coalition.