A U.S. jury found on Monday that a large Jordan-based bank should be held responsible for a wave of Hamas-sanctioned suicide bombings in the early 2000s that left several Americans dead or wounded.
Two major groups of Arab sates questioned Israels right to defend itself against Hamas in Gaza, in addresses to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday in Geneva. Describing Israels actions in Gaza as self-defense is both legally incorrect and morally abhorrent, said Pakistan, speaking on behalf of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
Well, the HiTech RedNeck is looking for a job... AGAIN. This job hopping is getting old, but the boss of the group, at a major freight railroad, for which I'm a contractor has an integrity problem, to put it delicately.
A toddler found submerged in a tank of baptismal water in an Alabama church died of accidental drowning, the local coroner said on Monday. Brayden King, who was two months shy of his second birthday, was under the supervision of a sister in her early teens when he fell into the tank on Friday at the Pentecostal House of Prayer in Decatur, about 75 miles north of Birmingham, said Morgan County Coroner Jeffrey Chunn.
A state judge in Lafayette on Monday declared Louisianas ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, a ruling that conflicts with a federal judges decision earlier this month upholding the state ban.Fifteenth Judicial District Judge Edward Rubins decision, made in an adoption case involving two women in Lafayette, will have no immediate impact on the status of same-sex marriages in Louisiana.
Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas vowed on Monday to present a new timetable for peace talks with Israel when he addresses world leaders at the United Nations later this week, according to AFP.
WILMINGTON (CBSLA.com) A dock fire in Wilmington is threatening warehouses, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. A ship that had also been threatened by the fire was moved to safety shortly after 7:30 p.m.
Ithaca, N.Y. Leaflets calling a conservative columnist for the Cornell Daily Sun a Racist Rape Apologist have been anonymously distributed around campus. Julius Kairey, a senior in the College of Arts & Sciences and author of a biweekly Sun column titled, Always Right, recently wrote a column about sexual assault that drew rebuttals.
Fox news reported on TV that the F-22 was finally used in combat for the Syria/Iraq/ISIS airstrikes tonight.
Boston the site of the gruesome jihad bombing targeting families during the marathon.
by Steve Mosher | 9/22/2014 | Life NewsMy Canadian friend could not contain himself.âThese new studies out of India NUKE the Abortion-Breast-Cancer deniers,â Brent Rooney told me gleefully. âThey simply NUKE them!âLooking at the data Brent had sent me from his office in Vancouver, British Columbia, I could see why he was so excited.
This week the IRS conservative targeting scandal turned 500 days old. Its been 500 days since we learned that Lois Lerners former agency targeted right-leaning groups applying for nonprofit status and audited ones that already exist.
Lois Lerner says she is no Jeffrey Dahmer. The former Internal Revenue Service official referenced the infamous cannibalistic serial killer as she broke her silence for the first time about last years IRS scandal.
The backs of the battered secondhand vans carrying the dead were closed with twisted, rusting wire. Bodies were dumped in new graves, and a worker in a short-sleeve shirt carried away the stretcher, wearing only plastic bags over his hands as protection.
Weeks of U.S. Strikes Fail to Dislodge ISIS in Iraq By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and OMAR AL-JAWOSHY SEPT. 22, 2014 BAGHDAD After six weeks of American airstrikes, the Iraqi governments forces have scarcely budged the Sunni extremists of the Islamic State from their hold on more than a quarter of the country, in part because many critical Sunni tribes remain on the sidelines.
Gold shined brightly at the beginning of 2014, with bullion prices jumping by about 13% from New Years Day until mid-March. But since spring, and particularly since July, gold prices have been on the decline.
The totalitarian impulse is all too familiar: since I represent Progress (and, of course, everyone who acts in the political realm fervently believes that he represents Progress) those who stand in my way are retrogradeevil, reallyforces, that belong in the dustbin of history.
Attention NFL purists, this piece is for you. The 2014 NFL season is right around the corner. That sentence alone is enough to get the blood pumping of the millions of Americans that live for the NFL the most popular sport in the country by a landslide.
Three hundred Iraqi soldiers died in a chlorine gas attack carried out by the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, said Ali al-Budairi, an Iraqi MP from the Shia-dominated National Iraqi alliance in the Iraqi Parliament on Monday.It is unclear when the attacks took place.
Connecticuts Wesleyan University told campus fraternities Monday that they must support co-educational membership by 2017 or lose their official recognition at the school. With equity and inclusion in mind, we have decided that residential fraternities must become fully co-educational over the next three years, administrators told students in a campus-wide email.
I wish Pew had provided older numbers to use as a yardstick here. Cant tell if this has been fairly constant for a few years now or if opinion is starting to move towards gays on public accommodations as well.
The New Hampshire Republican Party amended its platform this weekend with stricter abortion provisions, including support for "personhood," which defines life as beginning at conception.Personhood has become a hot-button issue in Senate races across the country this year, such as Colorado, where Democrats have successfully attacked Rep.
Dozens of Chinese firms are producing and exporting tools of torture, from electric stun guns to metal spiked batons, to countries with bad human rights records, rights group Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
Bears in Northern Wisconsin The gun culture permeated the part of Wisconsin where I grew up. In that area and time, we did not think of it as a separate culture. The gun culture and the culture were one and the same. Guns and hunting were simply integral parts of everyday life. If a boy was not a hunter, he aspired to be one. There was considerable game, ruffed grouse, woodcock, rabbits, squirrel, ducks, geese, deer, mink, muskrats, raccoon, fox and ...bear. There were not very many bear. In my first 18
In tonight's Talking Points Memo, Bill O'Reilly said he is tired of the phony rhetoric surrounding the ISIS terror threat, tired of hearing the phrase "boots on the ground" and tired of being misled by the Obama administration.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, increasing their warnings on Ebola, is advising airlines and jet staff to treat all body fluids as infectious, even on domestic flights.Treat all body fluids as though they are infectious, said the latest CDC update to airlines.
PASADENA (CBSLA.com) The anticipated blockbuster return of El Niño is looking more like it will be a flop, a climatologist said Monday. Scientists from NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory say that unless developing weak-to-modest El Niño conditions strengthen, California will continue to stay bone dry.
In 1988, the typical American adult was 40 years old, white and married, with a high school diploma. If he was a man, he probably worked full time. If she was a woman, she probably didnt.Twenty-five years later, Americans are older, more diverse and more educated.
The Pope believes that World War Three had already begun. But unlike WWI and WWII that happened all at once, the current war is happening in stages - this he said during a private meeting with a congregation of Jewish leaders headed by Ronald S.
Not only did the broadcast networks spent more time on the Peoples Climate March, than the March for Life, they portrayed it positively, ignoring all the radicalism promoted by participants.NBC Nightly News, ABC World News Tonight on Sept.