Congressman slams Obama's Syrian refugee program

by Leo Hohmann --   [caption id="attachment_1659805" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Members of the Free Syrian Army, above, are just one of several Sunni Islamic factions fighting to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. ISIS more…

Benghazi link to U.S. strike on 'uncatchable' jihadist?

by Aaron Klein -- [caption id="attachment_2121185" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Mokhtar Belmokhtar[/caption] TEL AVIV – Is there a Benghazi connection to the killing of a veteran Islamic jihadist Saturday in a U.S. airstrike in more…

'Sexist' joke leaves Nobel laureate 'hung out to dry'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="poYTFwdTqJLpkjyg-h2rVVNYxnJ-3lk5" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (WASHINGTONPOST) — The outrage toward Tim Hunt built like a tsunami. On Tuesday, the Nobel Prize-winning scientist climbed on a conference stage and delivered an more…

45 times Hillary pushed trade bill she now opposes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="9pcjhvdTqo2cLrG5rjBh4HMFlOXRfu-8" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (CNN) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, as a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, seems reluctant to take a firm position on an more…

'Heinous act': Pope's climate encyclical leaked

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="psdnZvdToa9IIbmhI4wlcUSPOdY1y5iJ" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (NATIONALJOURNAL) — An Italian magazine has leaked a draft of Pope Francis's anticipated encyclical on climate change, which says global warming is a threat to more…

GOP leaders' plan to save Obamatrade revealed

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_2088425" align="aligncenter" width="600"] House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and President Barack Obama[/caption] WASHINGTON – Republican leaders in the U.S. House have come up with a strategy to more…

Saudi Arabia on course for record beheadings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="NtNzJvdTrMnEABFScdZ3N1f04bcyKeFD" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (INDEPENDENT) — Saudi Arabia has reportedly taken its number of executions for the year to 100, far exceeding last year’s tally and putting it on more…

N. Korean teen soldier defects to South

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="14dzJvdTqBCYKSaVaW_44AJrVYCdAu9g" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (REUTERS) — A teenaged North Korean soldier walked across the world's most heavily militarized border on Monday in a bid to defect to South Korea, more…

Burial set for U.S. civilian who fought ISIS

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2118555" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Keith Broomfield[/caption] Keith Broomfield, the 36-year-old Massachusetts man who traveled as a citizen to Syria to fight alongside Kurd forces against ISIS – and more…