Muslim truckers win religious-discrimination case

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TruckingInfo) A federal court awarded $240,000 to two former drivers, Somalian-American Muslims whose religious beliefs were violated by an Illinois trucking company. According to the Peoria Journal Star, more…

Feds' lesbian, condom studies trump Benghazi spending

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_1232585" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Hillary Clinton testifies to a congressional committee probing the Benghazi attack.[/caption] The investigation into the State Department's response to the Sept. 11, 2012, terror more…

Army gutting force by 120K as budget tightens

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_2563715" align="aligncenter" width="600"] 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, trains at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Sept. 21, 2015 (Photo: U.S. Army)[/caption] Shrinking budgets have forced the more…

Nasdaq closes at 2-month high on tech surge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. equities closed sharply higher Friday after the Chinese central bank cut interest rates and after three tech giants posted better-than-expected earnings. "[The rate cut] is a more…

Obama sued by 24 states over coal rule

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2060705" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Obama's being sued over his crackdown rules on power plants.[/caption] Twenty-four states have banded together to fight President Obama's signature climate-change rule that cracks more…

Police agencies fold after ticket blitzes stop

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) The aftermath of racial turmoil in Ferguson, Missouri, is exacting a toll on St. Louis-area communities that built their finances around speeding tickets, thanks to a state more…