May 20 -The Jade
Helm 15 military training exercise planned this summer in
many states in the southern and western parts of the U.S. is
generating more alarm, with accusations now that the federal
government is releasing videos featuring children “so that the
public will see it and accept what’s coming.” WND previously
May 20 - A Boston University professor has defended to
WND his creation of a Common Core-compliant lesson plan that
uses role-playing workshops to teach students to sympathize
with Hamas, create a Palestinian state and divide the city of
Jerusalem. Professor Carl Hobert’s “Whose Jerusalem?” project
has been lauded by...
May 18 - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and American
actress Natalie Portman were, according to Google, born in
Palestine, not Israel. Rivlin was born on September 9, 1939 in
Jerusalem, in the State of Palestine. That’s what visitors to
Google are told when entering Rivlin’s name into the search
engine in the Latin...
May 20 - The Teamsters have begun informing retirees
and current workers that their pension benefits may soon be
cut, the final ironic twist to a lobbying campaign that saw
the union spend its own members’ dollars to win the right to
shrink their retirement pay. The somber notifications began
going out from the Teamsters...
May 20 - The Israeli government is worried the Obama
administration will allow a U.N. conference this week to adopt
a resolution that could compel Israel to acknowledge its
nuclear arsenal. At issue is a proposal at the Nuclear
Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference that would empower
the U.N. secretary general to organize...
May 21 - The National Security Agency and its closest
allies planned to hijack data links to Google and Samsung app
stores to infect smartphones with spyware, a top-secret
document reveals. The surveillance project was launched by a
joint electronic eavesdropping unit called the Network
Tradecraft Advancement Team...
May 20 - Police agencies across the nation are
increasingly using drones to "improve public safety", but need
clear operations policies and limits to win public trust,
experts said at a law enforcement conference in San Diego. To
that end, a model policy on use of drones – or “small unmanned
aircraft systems” – was rolled...
May 20 - "Free range parenting" has become a hot topic
after a Maryland couple was investigated and charged for
allowing their kids to walk home alone. But support for this
type of parenting is growing. Danielle and Alexander Meitiv
made national news after police picked up their 10 and 6 year
old children walking home from a park...
May 20 - During his speech at the Coast Guard
Commencement ceremonies, President Obama warned that climate
change was part of the reason behind increasing violence in
countries around the world. Obama pointed out that under his
administration, the Pentagon had begun identifying climate
change as a...
May 20 - A New York City theatre event intended to
address censorship of arts and culture has been reinstated,
after critically acclaimed screenwriter and filmmaker Neil
LaBute agreed to scrap a performance that was deemed
potentially offensive to Muslims. The “Playwrights for a
Cause” event was set to feature four new...
May 21 - On May 13, dozens of members of the American
Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on the U.S. side of the Santa Fe
Street border bridge in El Paso, Texas were handing out
pamphlets to people they refer to as “international commuters”
from Mexico, listing their rights under American law. The
group is part of the...
May 21 - EU leaders are curious to meet the British
prime minister when he joins the Eastern Partnership Summit in
Riga. They know him of old, of course, but for many this is a
potentially new David Cameron, freshly elected with an
unexpected majority. Many leaders got rather irritated with
the prime minister in the long lead up to...
May 20 - A judge in Northern Ireland has ruled against
a Christian bakery that refused to make a cake with the slogan
"support gay marriage." The Equality Commission for Northern
Ireland brought the case against the Ashers Baking Company,
accusing it of violating discrimination laws. Judge Isobel
Brownlie ruled in favor of the...
May 21 - Prime Minister
Enda Kenny is urging Ireland's voters to support the
legalization of gay marriage in a referendum that pits the
power of the Catholic Church against his secular-minded
government. Speaking on the eve of Friday's nationwide vote,
Ireland could "create history" by becoming the first
nation to cast a...
May 20 - The US State Department approved a massive
sale of bombs and missiles worth $1.897 billion, pending final
congressional authorization. The procurement package includes
bunker buster munitions and its timing suggests the Americans
are seeking to alleviate Israeli concerns over the developing
deal with Iran.
May 16 - Four House Democrats have taken the Obama
administration’s idea of a regulation to ban a widely used
kind of ammunition — one it had to pull back because it was so
unpopular — and turned it into legislation. Rep. Eliot Engel
(D-N.Y.) introduced the Armor Piercing Bullets Act, which he
said would ban the sale...
May 13 - Thirty-one House Democrats have proposed
legislation that would prevent people from buying ammunition
online, and would instead require all purchases to be made in
person — a change they admit is aimed at preventing people
from buying “unlimited” ammunition over the Internet. The Stop
May 13 - In April 2013, then-8th grader Jared Marcum
was suspended from Logan Middle School in West Virginia after
refusing to take off an NRA t-shirt he wore that day. His
mother is now suing the Logan County Board of Education.
ABC News reported that Marcum wore the shirt all the way
through fifth period with no...
May 14 - Occasional crystal meth smoker Richard Russell
ambles up to a church storage garage in a Seattle alley and a
recovering drug addict hands him two brand new meth pipes, no
questions asked. One of about two dozen methamphetamine users
who received free bubble-ended pipes on a recent afternoon,
May 14 - The Vatican’s announcement Wednesday that it
would formally recognize a Palestinian state has drawn the ire
of many lawmakers on Capitol Hill who say Pope Francis should
stick to faith and morals and stay out of politics, Politico
reports. The Holy See’s plans to sign a treaty recognizing the
"state of Palestine"...
May 13 - Only a few hours after a Eurogroup meeting
which hat-tipped progress in Greece bailout talks, Athens
appears to be on the edge of bankruptcy. The Greek government
said on Monday it would repay a €750 million tranche of
International monetary fund (IMF) loans. But it emerged, on
Tuesday (12 May), that it used...
May 14 - A joint exercise of Fort Bragg special
operations troops and sheriff’s deputies in Richland County,
South Carolina that’s due to wrap Friday has set the Internet
on fire, with bloggers and watchdogs – already upset with the
looming Jade Helm 15 military training mission set for seven
states this summer – decrying what...
May 13 - The U.S. is bringing in 100,000 Muslims every
year through legal channels such as the United Nations refugee
program and various visa programs, but new reports indicate a
pipeline has been established through the southern border with
the help of the federal agency whose job it is to protect the
homeland. They are...
May 6 - President Obama’s administration for the first
time urged the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize gay marriage
nationwide, throwing its weight behind same-sex couples
seeking an historic civil rights ruling. Obama’s top courtroom
lawyer, U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, told the
justices Friday that state bans on gay marriage...
May 7 - Cody Wilson had a vision to forward the digital
revolution by creating the nation’s first firearm on a 3-D
printer, and, taking a page from WikiLeaks, share the
blueprints with the world via the Internet in what he called
the “Wiki Weapons project.” Now he is suing the federal
government in hopes of keeping his dream on target...
May 6 - An oil train derailed and caught fire early
Wednesday in a rural area of central North Dakota, prompting
the evacuation of a nearby town where about 20 people live. No
injuries were reported in the accident about 7:30 a.m. near
Heimdal, about 115 miles northeast of Bismarck. Ten tanker
cars on the BNSF Railway...
May 7 - The faith community finds the U.S. government
more difficult to work with than most other governments,
Pastor Rick Warren told Congress Wednesday. Speaking before a
Senate appropriations subcommittee on funding global health
initiatives, he said most governments welcome assistance from
May 6 - A public hearing
is taking place Wednesday morning in the Massachusetts
State House to look into a controversial
sex survey given to middle school and high school
students. Developed by the Centers for Disease Control and
called the “Youth Risk Behavior Survey,” the survey asks
students as young as 12 a series of...
May 6 - A humanities professor gave a 16-year-old girl
four consecutive “zero” grades on assignments at Polk State
College in Lakeland, Florida, for refusing to conform to his
anti-Christian worldview. Grace is enrolled full-time in a
virtual school she attends from home. Her mother, Kristin
Lewis, tells Breitbart News...
April 29 - The World Health Organization says an
increasing number of infections are no longer treatable
because of growing antimicrobial resistance, putting the lives
of millions of people at risk. The WHO study finds no region
in the world is prepared to combat this serious global threat.
Only one-quarter of the 133 countries has...
April 28 - A middle-school teacher in Dublin, Georgia,
was tossed from school – and her job – for allegedly telling
her students President Obama isn’t a Christian. Nancy Perry is
now due to retire at the end of the year, said Dublin Schools’
spokesman Chuck Ledbetter, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 30 - President Barack Obama will go to a public
library in one of Washington's poorest neighborhoods on
Thursday to talk about a plan to give low-income children
access to 10,000 e-books. Working with publishers and
libraries, the White House sees the modest plan as part of a
strategy to address inner city problems by...
April 29 - Iranian patrol vessels have fired warning
shots across the bridge of a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo
vessel that was traversing the Strait of Hormuz in Iranian
territorial waters, a Pentagon official said Tuesday. Col.
Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman, said the cargo ship's
master had initially refused an Iranian order to...
April 30 - New York has been ranked as the most popular
city for young people aged 15 to 29 years old, scoring
particularly high for its offerings of music, film and
fashion, a survey released on Thursday said. London was a
close second, scoring well on healthcare and travel, while
Berlin was found to have high levels of digital access...
April 22 - President Barack Obama's health care law has
had a surprising side effect: In some states, it appears to be
enticing more Americans to apply for food stamps, even as the
economy improves. New, streamlined application systems built
for the health care overhaul are making it easier for people
to enroll in...
April 22 - The Obama administration says Iran is "at
most" two to three months away from enriching enough nuclear
fuel for an atomic bomb, an estimate that's been known for
years but kept classified until now. Iran is also reportedly
rekindling its relationship with Hamas, an offshoot of Egypt's
Muslim Brotherhood and...
April 22 - Some JPMorgan Chase customers are receiving
letters informing them that the bank will no longer allow cash
to be stored in safety deposit boxes. The content of a post
over on the
Collectors Universe message board suggests that we
may be about to see a resurgence of the old fashioned method
of stuffing bank notes...
March 23 - The Justice Department is ordering bank
employees to consider calling the cops on customers who
withdraw $5,000 dollars or more, a chilling example of how the
war on cash is intensifying. Banks are already required to
file ‘suspicious activity reports’ on their customers, with
threats of fines and even jail time for directors...
April 22 - Legal and illegal immigrants will hit a
record high of 51 million in just eight years and eventually
account for an astounding 82 percent of all population growth
in America, according to new U.S. Census figures. A report
from the Center for
Immigration Studies that analyzed the statistics said that
by 2023, one in seven...
April 22 - Marco Rubio, the youthful Republican
presidential hopeful who touts himself as the candidate of his
party's future, has been making moves to court a socially
liberal faction of his party that represents gay
conservatives. The Florida senator's staff have held quarterly
meetings with the Log Cabin Republicans...
April 23 - The American Civil Liberties Union has
launched a lawsuit against the federal government to force
Catholic groups that take taxpayer dollars to provide birth
control and abortions for illegal immigrants. “We have heard
reports that Catholic bishops are prohibiting Catholic
charities from allowing teens in their care...
April 22 - An unauthorized project by Muslim
authorities on the Temple Mount has revealed the existence of
previously undocumented ancient floor designs at the site
thought to be where the Bible’s First and Second Temples once
stood, but Israeli archaeologists were denied the opportunity
to view them.
April 22 - What are the signs that your community has
been secretly selected for an infusion of refugees from Muslim
nations like Syria or Somalia, or migrant workers from Central
America? The Obama White House released a
report last week on the integration of immigrants and
refugees that provides some clues. It could...