Senate approves Keystone pipeline bill, in face of White House veto threat
WASHINGTON – The Senate passed legislation Thursday approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, setting up a looming veto showdown with the White House.
North Carolina woman’s death investigated as possible bear attack
A North Carolina woman known as the “Bear Lady” for her devotion to feeding black bears that visited her remote Tyrrell County property might have been killed by the very animals she cared for, authorities said.
Mystery surrounds death of US defense contract worker at Saudi hotel
The mysterious death in Saudi Arabia of an American defense contractor who fell from a third story hotel window has family and friends emphatically denying his employer’s original claim that he committed suicide.
New York college bans ‘Mr.’ and ‘Mrs.’ salutations
Mr. and Mrs. Politically Correct have laid down the law at City University of New York, where gender-specific salutations are now a no-no.
Latest World News
Gas blast at children’s hospital in Mexico City leaves at least 2 dead; truck driver detained
A gas tank truck exploded outside a maternity and children’s hospital in Mexico City on Thursday morning, leaving much of it in ruins.
AirAsia co-pilot was at controls just before fatal crash, investigator says
The lead investigator looking into the fatal crash of AirAsia Flight 8501 said the co-pilot was at the controls before the jet went into a dangerously fast climb.
Wait times for seniors to see doctor in Canada exceeds other countries: report
TORONTO - A new report says Canadian seniors have longer waits to see a health provider when they need medical attention compared with older people in 10 other high-income countries.
Iran Targets Netanyahu Children for Assassination
Iran is encouraging its terror allies to pursue the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s children by publishing personal information about them, including photographs of the kids lined up in crosshairs, and declaring, “We must await the hunt of Hezbollah.”
Latest News On ISIS and Radical Islam
YouTube flooded with terror content
BRUSSELS — Internet giant Google said Wednesday that its video-sharing website YouTube is so inundated that staff cannot filter all terror related content, complicating the struggle to halt the publication of terrorist propaganda and hostage videos.
Montreal teen allegedly committed robbery to help terrorist group
MONTREAL - A Montreal teenager facing two terrorism-related charges linked to a robbery will have a trial date set next month.
Kurds ask Canada for weapons to battle ISIS
OTTAWA — Kurdish forces have asked Canada for weapons, including armoured vehicles, to battle ISIS terrorists, but the Harper government declined to say Wednesday whether it would grant the request.
Latest News on Paris Terrorist Attack
Charlie Hebdo Protesters Storm Christian School – Smash Windows
Protest sign reads: “We are peaceful but not for insulter of prophet”
New York Times Publishes Opinion Article By ‘Right Wing’ French Politician
The New York Times has published an opinion article by the supposedly “right wing” leader of France’s fast-growing nationalist party, and the article body-slams President Barack Obama’s reaction to the jihadi murder of eight left-wing journalists in Paris.
Muslims stage angry protests over Charlie Hebdo’s Mohammed cartoon as Boko Haram terror leader hails Paris massacre
Muslims have staged angry protests across the world from Turkey to the Philippines over Charlie Hebdo’s decision to depict the Prophet Mohammed on its latest front cover.
Turkish secret service raided hotels looking for killer’s jihadi wife just two days before Paris murders
Secret service agents raided a chain of hotels in Istanbul looking for the wife of one of the Paris terrorists two days before the attacks began, it emerged last night.
Latest News on China
Pentagon Warns of Chinese Arms Dominance
China’s development of precision weapons and other advanced capabilities has undermined U.S. military superiority, the Pentagon’s senior weapons developer told Congress on Wednesday. - See more at: http://freebeacon.com/national-security/pentagon-warns-of-chinese-arms-dominance/#sthash.59W97KaS.dpuf
China will capitalize on the euro’s decline
On Jan. 15, the Swiss Central Bank abruptly announced the end of its “bail-out-buying” scheme, wherein it spent high-value Swiss francs in exchange of weak euros. Formed in 2011, this currency peg was intended to prevent the Swiss franc from rising to the high value the market would otherwise place upon it.
Photos Show China Military Buildup on Island Near Senkakus
Recent satellite photos of an island off the coast of China confirm Beijing’s buildup of military forces within attack range of Japan’s Senkaku islands.
China commissions Type 054A frigate into East Sea Fleet
The People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has inducted a Type 054A Jiangkai II-class guided-missile frigate into service with its East Sea Fleet, a report carried by a PLA-backed news outlet indicated on 19 January.
Latest News from Ferguson, Missouri
You Just Can’t Make These Things Up: Meet #BlackLivesMatter’s ‘Social Justice Jester’
It actually says, ‘Social Justice Jester’ on the woman’s bullhorn.
Oakland #BlackLivesMatter Protests Continue
There was no shortage of “black lives matter” protests this past weekend as activists in Oakland and Berkeley sought to link their cause to the life of late civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr.
Latest News on Border Crisis and Immigration
Hatch, Rubio, Flake Co-Sponsor Bill to Increase H-1B Guest-Worker Visas
On Tuesday, three Republican Senators joined three Democrats to introduce legislation that would expand the number of guest-workers for the tech industry even though there is a surplus of American high-tech workers.
Catch and Release 2.0 — Leaks Highlight Teardown of Immigration Enforcement
Leaked internal training documents from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reveal Border Patrol agents are now receiving guidelines instructing them that the vast majority of illegal immigrants in the U.S. are off limits to federal agents and are substantially immune to detention and deportation. A trusted federal agent in the CBP provided exclusive copies of the documents to Breitbart Texas and also agreed to an interview on the condition of anonymity.
GPS used to track some immigrants caught at border
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is experimenting with a new way to track immigrant families caught crossing the border illegally and then released into the U.S.: GPS-enabled ankle bracelets.
Latest Military News
Pentagon testers: JLTV hinders marine amphibious assault operations
Pentagon testers have found that Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) prototypes are slow to deploy from ship to shore and, therefore, leaves US Marine Corps (USMC) units “vulnerable to threats”.
Imagery shows heliport on China’s Nanji Islands
Satellite imagery analysis by IHS Jane’s has confirmed that China is building a military base on islands 300 km away from the dispute Senkaku/Diaoyu islands.
Ukraine restarting T-64-based IFV development
Ukraine has renewed development of heavy infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) based on the T-64 main battle tank (MBT), Ukroboronprom has announced.