Defense chief shrugs off special-ops fears

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1989915" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ashton Carter[/caption] Defense Secretary Ashton Carter dismissed fears about military training that's due to be conducted in communities in seven states this summer, saying more…

Jeb: George W. top adviser on Israel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Washington (CNN)Jeb Bush cited his brother, former President George W. Bush, as one of his main advisers on the Middle East in a private meeting in Manhattan on more…

Justice investigating Baltimore police

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1705115" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Loretta Lynch[/caption] Loretta Lynch took to the national media podium Friday morning to announce the Department of Justice will indeed investigate Baltimore police to more…

McCain slams $50,000 tax funds for elephants

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1989745" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Sen. John McCain said spending $50,000 on elephants isn't wise.[/caption] Sen. John McCain from Arizona said Capitol Hill has gone way overboard when it more…

Ex-Gitmo detainee who murdered American free on bail

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1989655" align="aligncenter" width="595"] Omar Khadr exits prison.[/caption] Omar Khadr, a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who's spent the past few years in a Canadian jail for killing an more…

Iran on U.S. war: 'No big deal'

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1989615" align="aligncenter" width="601"] Iran's Hossein Salami[/caption] An Iranian general asked about the possibility of war with the United States downplayed its significance, calling it "no big deal" more…

Army speeding up recruitment of illegal aliens

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Hill) The Pentagon is speeding up its recruitment of illegal immigrants in a program that fast-tracks them to U.S. citizenship, as Congress debates allowing the military to more…

GOP congressman claims ISIS has invaded Texas

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Raw Story) Representative David Brat (R-VA) warned a Washington Times reporter that Texas is under threat from an armed insurgency. And Brat isn't even talking about "the invasion more…

Thousands of 'online' ISIS followers in U.S.

by Greg Corombos -- [ooyala code="psOXB4dDoGPx4496232r2lqD3onyzSAC" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] There are potentially thousands of "online" Islamic State followers inside the United States consuming “radical poisonous propaganda,” FBI Director James Comey warned Thursday. "And I know more…