Senator blasts 'secret' fiscal-cliff negotiations

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WEEKLY STANDARD) In remarks on the Senate floor today, Alabama senator Jeff Sessions blasted President Barack Obama and congressional leadership for holding "secret" fiscal cliff negotiations. "I rise today more…

Germany backtracks on Palestinian bid

by -NO AUTHOR- -- BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany said it would abstain in a vote on Thursday at the U.N. General Assembly that is seen as an indirect recognition of Palestinian statehood, citing its special responsibility to Israel and fears more…

My rules for conservatives

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GrasstopsUSA) -- Some on the right are now recommending Saul Alinsky’s “Rules for Radicals” as a handbook for us. The recommendation usually begins with, “I know Alinsky was more…

Lindsay Lohan arrested on assault charge in NYC

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) NEW YORK — Actress Lindsay Lohan was arrested Thursday after police said she hit a woman during an argument at a New York City nightclub. The "Mean Girls" and "Freaky more…

NYPD cop warms hearts with act of kindness

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) On a cold November night in Times Square, Officer Lawrence DePrimo was working a counterterrorism post when he encountered an older, barefooted homeless man. The more…

Postal chief: Stop Saturday mail to survive

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBSNEWS) — The U.S. Postal Service reported a record annual loss last week of almost $16 billion -- nearly three times higher than the year before. Postmaster General more…

City of Detroit to be dissolved?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DETROIT.CBSLOCAL) — It would no doubt be controversial, but the idea of dissolving the fiscally struggling city of Detroit and absorbing it into Wayne County is being tossed more…

Cracks in Republican unity on tax rates

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — Republican unity against raising tax rates for the wealthy began to show cracks on Wednesday after a conservative congressman said he would back an agreement with more…

Politician: Just kidding over killing Jews

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TIMESOFISRAEL) — Aspiring Norwegian politician Khalid Haji Ahmed said he was only joking when he wished “best of luck eight times over” to activists who wrote on Facebook more…

This day in WND History: Nov. 29

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Lindbergh's double life proved? Nov. 29, 2003: DNA tests prove one of the 20th-century's best-known figures, Charles Lindbergh, had a second family in Germany that apparently remained hidden more…