The new sanctions may target large sectors of the Russian economy, such as energy and finance. Europeans have held off on tough sanctions, in part because of strong economic ties
Police in New York City are said to be examining some 18,000 license plate numbers, looking through social media, poring over cell phone communications, and possibly collecting DNA in an investigation into who climbed the Brooklyn Bridge late at night to plant two bleached-white American flags.
A judge ruled on Monday that disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling cannot block the $2 billion sale from his estranged wife Shelly to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
Communist Party officials deny the controversial demolition of a church in China’s ‘Jerusalem’ is designed to discourage Christianity amid fears of nationwide clampdown on religion
The United States accused Russia on Monday of violating the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, State Department and White House officials said.
Sierra Leone’s top doctor fighting an outbreak of Ebola has died from the virus, the country’s chief medical officer, Brima Kargbo, said on Tuesday.
As Much As They’d Like to Think They Have the Influence; Obama Not Swayed By NY Times on Federal Pot Banbuzzfeed.com
The New York Times editorial board’s call for pot legalization has not changed the president’s opposition to the idea, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Monday.
House Speaker John Boehner said Monday that support for Israel must be the United States’ main focus and not peace mediation in a subtle jab at the Obama administration. “At times like this, people try to isolate Israel – but we are here to stand with Israel,” Boehner said in remarks at the National Press […]
International efforts to end Gaza war intensify with U.N. Security Council calling for immediate cease-fire.
Undocumented immigrants demanded Monday that national advocacy groups boycott meetings with President Barack Obama until they are included in talks on how he will use his administrative powers to fix the immigration system.
Over this past weekend, President Obama said American companies that relocate their headquarters to foreign countries in order to pay lower corporate tax rates, are unpatriotic. It is like the companies are renouncing their citizenship, he said. While Obama admits that the solution is to reduce the corporate tax rate, he believes that will take […]
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We live in a time when virtually all political parties and candidates stand for the same fundamental ideological idea: state interventionism and compulsory redistribution. This also applies to the mainstream media. Even many who say they adhere to a “pro-market” view of things in fact turn out to be only more “moderate” advocates of government […]
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 […]
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 […]
Are they real? Don’t know. Where did they come from? Don’t know. Is auto-correct really that stupid? Probably. Is this good for a laugh? Most certainly.
A San Francisco startup sees a market for a manservants business that’s strictly PG.
Even before a frame has been shot, Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” has had quite the life. Announced last year as his next project, it wasn’t long after when an early draft of the script leaked, and he furiously decided to can the movie. But almost just as swiftly, he changed his mind and continued […]
From posing with fans to taking selfies with fellow cast members, here’s how big stars hung out at the four-day event in San Diego.
A cross-shaped steel beam pulled from the rubble of the collapsed World Trade Center in New York days after the September 11, 2001, attacks can be displayed in the national memorial
The dating site thinks the controversy over Facebook’s manipulation of users’ emotions is overblown.
California needs acting governors whenever the real one leaves the state. The U.S. has only needed acting presidents when the real ones get colonoscopies.
During a meeting with young African leaders on Monday, President Barack Obama had a rather awkward interaction in which he was seemingly referred to as “the first president of United States of Africa.”
There are lots of things that review sites should rank hotels on, but don’t. Is it known for bed bugs? Is the “heated pool” only heated during summer months…
For Tichelle Florence, a limitation was just an invitation to show her true tenacity and positive spirit.
A company in India is getting on board with the newest type of on-the-go technology with smart shoes
Why Nissan is willing to lose money on the Leaf.
General Mills announces a major new commitment to tackle global warming.
Liberia is closing down most of its borders and quarantining certain communities as it attempts to crack down on the spread of ebola within the region, which has so far killed over 670
We don’t know much of anything about Apple’s upcoming smartwatch, or even if such a thing exists. But as hype, rumors, and expectations reach the pre-release fever pitch we’ve come to associate…
The low-cost airline Virgin America made its first filings today that indicate its intention to sell shares to the public in an US-based public offering. The documents submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission detail the airline’s finances and intentions, but there are few new revelations, because US air carrier regulations require periodic disclosure of operating metrics.
Its rumored acquisition of Swell could be a sign that the tech giant is finally awakening from its podcast slumber.
Mitt Romney has found a new way to get his message across – Medium. The former Republican presidential nominee took to the popular publishing site Monday to post an item on a recent family vacation, his first on the platform. Titled “A Family Tradition: Our trip through the American west,”
Tons of research shows that our adult behavior stems from what we experienced as kids.
The right’s leading opponent of all things immigration claims she’s been asked about running by “various people”
It’s still months until the iPhone 6 is expected to launch, but luxury accessory maker Brikk has put its $4,500 — or more — gold and platinum versions up for preorder.
Has human laziness hit the next level? A struggling South Korean professional baseball team is attempting to improve the atmosphere at games by bringing in a crowd of robots.
The Ebola virus, which has infected two U.S. humanitarian workers in Liberia, is only a short plane ride from any city on Earth. But federal health officials say it’s not a big worry for most Americans.
Frustrated by the apparent ineffectiveness of previous sanctions and outraged by the deaths of 298 people aboard the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over eastern Ukraine, ambassadors were considering measures include limiting Russia’s access to European capital markets and halting trade in arms and dual-use and sensitive technologies.
Over the weekend, an almost two-minute clip of Deadpool laying waste to a bunch of dudes hit the internet. While the videos have been taken down by the corporate overlords, there are some GIF’s here that will give you a basic idea. Some big clues point to it being made by the folks behind some […]
Campbell is also cowriting the series with director-writer Sam Raimi and his brother, Ivan Raimi
It began with a just a handful of cases in Guinea in March. But it spread quickly to two other countries and is now the deadliest outbreak of Ebola virus on record.
Smartphone data hogs, beware: Verizon will slow speeds for some 4G customers who fall in the top five percent of data users.
Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Jeff Miller have reached a $17 billion agreement to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs. if…