GOP Senator Warns That Russia Is Being Shady About Arctic Plans
The race for the Arctic’s vast natural resources is on, but political tensions between Russia and the U.S. could complicate things, according to Alaska Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski.
Jeb Bush Pushes Republicans to Cave to Obama Executive Amnesty, Approve Loretta Lynch
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has joined Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid in calling for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to abandon his pre-election promise to fight President Obama’s executive amnesty by holding a vote to confirm U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch as Attorney General.
First Poll Shows Rubio Surge After Announcement, Now Beating Bush in Florida
AUSTIN, Texas — Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) is surely smiling this morning after the first poll in Florida since he announced he is running for president showed that he had received a substantial bump in his numbers. Rubio’s surge was so substantial, in fact, that he is now one point ahead of former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL), as opposed to a 12-point deficit from a poll at the beginning of the month.
Good Samaritan leaps onto subway track to save man
This is the moment a man slipped onto a subway track - and another instinctively leaped down to help him.
Latest World News
One-Third of Dutch Doctors are Willing to Euthanize Mentally Ill Patients
Whoa! Don’t tell me that euthanasia doesn’t lead off a vertical moral cliff: A recent survey of Netherlander MD general practitioners found that very high percentages would kill cancer patients, and 1/3 would be willing to euthanize the mentally ill. From the PsychCentral story:
China And The Free West Unite Against Obama’s Green Tyranny
The other day a friend who works for a tiny arts charity employing two people in an office the size of a shoebox applied for a grant from the Arts Council, the taxpayer funded quango whose job it is to fund Britain’s theatres, galleries, museums etc.
Canada reveals it’s actively considering joining China-led Asian bank AIIB, despite U.S reservations
OTTAWA — Canada broke its silence on Tuesday over whether it would take part in the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, signalling it was actively considering joining the institution despite U.S. and Japanese reservations.
Latest News on Border Crisis and Immigration
Jeb Bush: Legal Status for Illegals ‘Rational, Thoughtful’
On Friday in New Hampshire, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush said giving illegal immigrants a pathway to “earned legal status” is a “rational, thoughtful” way to deal with illegal immigrants in the country.
U.S. To Admit More Legal Immigrants In Decade Than The Combined Population Of 7 Major Cities
Unless Congress moves to limit current legal immigration rates, the U.S. will add at least 10 million more legal immigrants over the next decade — more than the combined populations of seven major cities, according to GOP staffers on the Senate’s Immigration subcommittee.
Sharp Drop In Deportations; Obama Immigration Chief To Testify
Obama’s chief immigration officer will testify this week before Congress about the sharp drop in deportations of illegal immigrants in recent years.
Activists Unite To Turn Illegal Immigrants Into Democratic Voters
A coalition of immigration activists, community organizers and unions are rallying around a comprehensive strategy to create millions of new Democratic voters by defending President Obama’s executive orders on immigration and helping illegal immigrants.
Latest News On ISIS and Radical Islam
UN: 800K Children Forced from Homes by Nigeria’s Boko Haram
Nigeria’s jihadist group Boko Haram has forced nearly one million children to flee their homes and killed hundreds more, according to a new UN report.
10 doctors ‘shot dead’ after refusing to treat ISIS militants
Ten doctors who refused to treat wounded Islamic State militants faced a familiar punishment meted out by the terror group — bullets to their heads, according to a report.
Freed British Guantanamo Bay prisoner awarded £1million compensation after legal fight led by Jihadi John apologists CAGE is held over terror killing
A former Guantanamo Bay prisoner arrested over the terrorist killing of a top female prosecutor in Uganda had been awarded £1million in compensation by the British government following his release.
Latest News on China
China to Build New Nuke Plants in Iran
Iran announced that China has agreed to assist in the building of five new nuclear plants across the country, according to Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization (AEOI).
Northcom: China’s Three Missile Submarines a ‘Concern’
The Chinese Navy has deployed three ballistic missile submarines at sea capable of striking the United States with nuclear missiles, the commander of the U.S. Northern Command said Tuesday.
China’s organ trafficking exposed in shocking documentary that alleges the illegal trade is now worth a staggering US$1 billion a year
When reports first emerged from China in 2006 that state-run hospitals were killing prisoners of conscience to sell their organs, it seemed too horrible to be true.
Latest News on Business and the Economy
Walgreens to close 200 stores, boost cost cutting
Drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) announced plans to close about 200 U.S. stores as part of its first earnings report since it merged with European drug retailer Alliance Boots last year.
Dubai’s DP World to buy Canadian terminal for $457m
DP World, one of the world’s biggest port operators, has agreed to buy Canada’s Fairview Container Terminal from Deutsche Bank for C$580 million ($457 million), the Dubai firm said on Thursday.
Yahoo to shutter China office and cut “around 350” jobs
BBC News—Internet giant Yahoo is closing its China office as part of a worldwide consolidation aimed at cutting costs.
Premera Blue Cross Breach Exposes Financial, Medical Records
Premera Blue Cross, a major provider of health care services, disclosed today that an intrusion into its network may have resulted in the breach of financial and medical records of 11 million customers. Although Premera isn’t saying so just yet, there are indicators that this intrusion is once again the work of state-sponsored espionage groups based in China.
Hertz puts cameras in its rental cars, says it has no plans to use them
This week I got an angry email from a friend who had just rented a car from Hertz: “Did you know Hertz is putting cameras in rental cars!? This is bullsh*t. I wonder if it says they can tape me in my Hertz contract.” He sent along this photo of a camera peeping at him from out of his “NeverLost,” a navigational device that the company has started putting in many of its cars:
Latest Media News
Student Who Helped O’Keefe Might Face CRIMINAL Charges
Daily Caller - The Barry University student who helped conservative firebrand James O’Keefe secretly record a video showing school staff supposedly support ISIS could be facing criminal charges, according to a local news station.
BBC hacked by ISIS? ‘Operational error’ sparks fears as broadcast interruption leaves presenter flustered
(Daily Mirror)The BBC was feared to have fallen victim to an ISIS cyber-attack this evening as ‘hackers’ appeared to post Islamic State propaganda during a live broadcast.
‘Maybe I had a brain tumor’: Brian Williams on ‘lies’
Embattled news anchor Brian Williams couldn’t bring himself to admit he lied about coming under fire on a chopper in Iraq — so he instead wondered aloud if he had a brain tumor, a new report claims.
Rolling Stone retracts discredited UVA gang rape story dubbed ‘journalistic failure’
Rolling Stone magazine late Sunday formally retracted a discredited story about an alleged gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house after an independent review dubbed the article a “journalistic failure.”
Latest News on the Bundy/BLM Standoff
Bundy’s battle not yet finished
One year after the biggest Western standoff in recent history, the Battle of Bunkerville still is smoldering.