After Sony hack, is U.S. grid next?

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Now that U.S. intelligence has blamed North Korea for the Nov. 24 cyber attack on Sony Pictures, there is growing concern that the Hermit Kingdom has more…

Raul Castro gives 'Cuban 5' convicts hero's welcome

by Jerome R. Corsi -- [caption id="attachment_1524465" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Raul Castro greets Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino, Antonio Guerrero on their return to Cuba Dec. 17 (Source: El Nuevo Herald, Havana, Cuba)[/caption] NEW YORK more…

U.S. forces could expand fight against ISIS

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The commitment of U.S. forces to fighting ISIS could increase, not diminish, as a rising number of Sunni jihadist groups that control vast areas of territory more…

IRS warns of possible shutdown

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Politico) The IRS is considering its own temporary shutdown due to recent budget cuts enacted by Congress, its chief said Thursday. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said furloughs — more…

Rats 'taking over' new World Trade Center tower

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_432171" align="aligncenter" width="600"] 1 World Trade Center welcomed its first major tenant, Conde Nast, in November along with some unwelcomed guests.[/caption] The New York tabloids are abuzz more…

Carter: 'Proud' of Obama on Cuba

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer M05lTZWY] (POLITICO) Former President Jimmy Carter on Thursday praised President Barack Obama’s “political courage” in reestablishing relations with Cuba. “This is the kind of thing that has more…

Vermont bails on single-payer health care

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin on Wednesday dropped his plan to enact a single-payer health care system in his state — a plan that had won praise from more…

Student sex tape rocks middle school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer yBi0ipAG] BRISTOL, Pa. (CBS) — Bristol Township School officials and police are investigating after a sexually explicit video was found on some students’ cell phones. In a more…