New sanctions hit top Russian firms

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - A tightening of Western sanctions on Russia rattled world markets on Thursday, sending Moscow stocks and the rouble tumbling and lifting traditional safe-haven currencies and bonds. more…

Airliner 'brought down by missile' in Ukraine

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer EeaiCpTi] (Reuters) - A Malaysian passenger airliner with 295 people on board crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border on Thursday, the Interfax news agency cited an more…

Next Captain America to be black

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - An African American character will soon strap on the star-emblazoned shield and step into the red, white and blue uniform of Captain America in the pages more…

California's death penalty struck down

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) A federal judge in Orange County ruled Wednesday that California’s death penalty violates the U.S. Constitution’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment. U.S. District Judge more…

Russian hackers tried to steal NASDAQ

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BUSINESSWEEK) In October 2010, a Federal Bureau of Investigation system monitoring U.S. Internet traffic picked up an alert. The signal was coming from Nasdaq (NDAQ). It looked like more…

Teen mom abandons newborn in dumpster

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KHOU-TV) HOUSTON – Baby Carlos, who was found abandoned in a dumpster, is completely healthy and doing really well. He is staying with friends of his biological family. At more…

Illegal kids 'living the dream' in U.S. schools

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KHOU-TV) HOUSTON—Carolina Osorio and her three children recently arrived in Houston from Honduras with her three children. The young mother was surprised to learn that the U.S. government more…

Houston moms rage at cost of illegal influx

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KHOU-TV) HOUSTON -- The immigration crisis is touching nerves in every pocket of America. That includes the city of Houston. "Don't bring them here," said Bernadette Lancelin. "We more…

House guts IRS budget, blocks exec bonuses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY CALLER) The House voted to block performance bonuses for senior Internal Revenue Service executives Wednesday, The Hill reported. “Giving out bonuses is ludicrous and amounts to a slap in the more…

Justice Dept. official appears to contradict evidence

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_1054625" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Deputy Attorney General James Cole[/caption] By Garth Kant and Jerome Corsi WASHINGTON – The mystery about who triggered the IRS investigation into conservative groups more…