|China stocks volatile after Beijing acts to avoid crash|
China stocks remained volatile on Monday, despite a series of dramatic steps by officials over the weekend designed to support markets.
|Minnesota Zoo Grizzly Shatters Glass Pane Of Enclosure With Rock|
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A grizzly bear at the Minnesota Zoo repeatedly slammed a 50-pound rock into the glass wall of its enclosure, cracking the thick pane separating the bears from surprised zoo-goers.
|Swiss right-to-die group gets green light for new suicide room|
ZURICH (Reuters) - A Swiss organization that helps terminally ill people take their own lives and defends their right to refuse medical treatment said on Monday local authorities had allowed it to open another room for assisted suicides.
|Two Previously Deported Illegal Immigrants Allegedly Murder Two Women in Two States — In 24 Ho|
A 24-hour period last Wednesday and Thursday saw two cases of male illegal immigrants allegedly murdering women in two separate U.S. states: California and Texas. In both instances, the women’s murder could have been prevented by authorities had they enforced existing U.S. immigration laws and/or had the U.S.-Mexico border been functionally secured.
|Egypt looks set to approve disputed anti-terror law|
Cairo (AFP) - Rattled by attacks on its soldiers and the assassination of the top prosecutor, Egypt is set to pass sweeping legislation critics say grants police impunity, censors media and further restricts freedoms.
|South Carolina State Senate Votes to Remove the Confederate Flag|
After a tragic shooting at a Charleston church, the South Carolina state Senate voted to remove the Confederate flag, which some lawmakers say symbolizes the motivation behind the crime, from the statehouse grounds.
|Man Talks Of Flying Confederate Flag At Albert Lea Parade|
ALBERT LEA, Minn. (WCCO) — A small-town Minnesota firefighter has stirred up a firestorm by flying the Confederate flag at an Independence Day parade.
|How ‘Robert Bork’s America’ Gave Us Justice Kennedy’s America|
It would go down in history as Sen. Edward Kennedy’s “Robert Bork’s America” speech.
|Atlanta Fire Chief Fired For ‘Anti-Gay’ Views ‘Absolutely’ Wants His Job Back (video)|
After being fired for writing what’s been described as an “anti-gay” book, former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran says he “absolutely” wants his job back.
|Millions Barred From Leaving Russia Due to Unpaid Debt|
More than 6 million Russians face bans on vacationing abroad this summer due to a law prohibiting anyone with more than 10,000 rubles ($180) in unpaid debt from leaving the country, the TASS news agency reported Wednesday.
|Sturgeon jumps on boat, kills girl, 5, and injures two others|
Florida officials are investigating a sturgeon strike that killed a 5-year-old girl and injured her mother and older brother.
|River of Fire Smoke Darkens Sun and Moon|
My eyes are burning. The morning Sun, already 40° high, glares a lemony-orange. It’s meteorologically clear, but the sky looks like paste. What’s going on here?
|Obama Admin Knew Al-Qaeda Was Planning Attack in Benghazi 10 DAYS IN ADVANCE|
Now there’s more proof that they lied.
|4th of July Means Life, Liberty and Pursuit of Happiness for All, Except Unborn Babies|
Our nation, formed in such idealism in 1776, today is under assault. Some people might think that word “assault” is just a metaphor. Our values under “assault.” Our religious rights of conscience being “attacked.”
|State Silences Bakers Who Refused to Make Cake for Lesbian Couple, Fines Them $135K|
Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian finalized a preliminary ruling today ordering Aaron and Melissa Klein, the bakers who refused to make a cake for a same-sex wedding, to pay $135,000 in emotional damages to the couple they denied service.