For some, Islamic State a 'family-friendly' draw

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Asiya Ummi Abdullah doesn't share the view that the Islamic State group rules over a terrorist dystopia and she isn't scared by the American bombs falling more…

ISIS using Yezidi girls as shields during attacks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BAS News) Islamic State (IS) militants are using Kurdish Yazidi girls as shields during their fightings against Peshmerga forces. As a result of counter attacks on Islamic State more…

ISIS' Yazidi-women captives brutalized, raped

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) When tens of thousands of members of Iraq's Yazidi minority fled from Islamic State (IS) early last month, many were stranded on the barren slopes of more…

Red-light camera contractor wined, dined cops

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Sacramento Bee) Sacramento County sheriff's deputies and California Highway Patrol officers accepted free meals worth thousands of dollars from the private company that operates the county's red-light intersection more…

2 senators picked to live on desert island

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New Republic) Five years ago, Senator Jeff Flake, then a member of the House of Representatives, went to a deserted island in the Marshall chain. Flake had long more…

Tiny bird defies evolution

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Syrians see U.S. bombing as cover for Assad overthrow

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_1263135" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Tomahawk cruise missiles from aboard the USS Arleigh Burke[/caption] WASHINGTON – An increasing number of Syrians believe U.S. and coalition bombing of ISIS locations more…