December 16 - A far-right populist group in Germany is
surging despite condemnation from Chancellor Angela Merkel and
much of the mainstream media. The PEGIDA movement, which
organized a rally in Dresden this week, opposes the
“Islamization” of Europe. PEGIDA, which stands for Patriotic
December 17 - A monster truck reached a speed of 99.1
mph on a Texas racetrack to break the Guinness World Record
for monster truck speed. The Raminator, a Ram Trucks-sponsored
monster truck, was taken for a spin around the track at the
Circuit of the Americas in Austin by driver Mark Hall and the
December 17 - Their job is to protect and serve – but
it seems some police officers interpret this as an excuse to
enjoy too many extra servings at the lunch table. A study has
revealed US cops have the highest rates of obesity among any
profession in the country. Along with firefighters and
security guards, nearly 41 per cent of boys...
December 18 - EU judges in Luxembourg on Thursday (18
December) ruled obesity can be considered a disability
whenever it impacts on work performance. The judgment is meant
to protect severely overweight employees - classified as
having a body mass index (BMI) of more than 30 - from
December 18 - The medical examiner is reviewing the
case of a 28-year-old man who died about two weeks after
sheriff's deputies used a stun gun on him. The Pensacola News
Journal reports the incident happened Dec. 1 near a Pensacola
elementary school. Callers to 911 reported a man who had
exposed himself and was...
December 12 - A chaplain in Georgia is under fire for
talking about his Christian beliefs in an Army suicide
prevention training session. On Nov. 20, Army Chaplain Joesph
Lawhorn spoke about his struggles with depression and how he
used the Bible to overcome the problem. One of the soldiers at
the seminar complained to an...
December 17 - California needs 11 trillion gallons of
water to make up for its three-year drought,
NASA. The space agency measures the Earth's changing shape,
surface height, and gravity to measure the impact of droughts.
California is getting pummeled with rain this year, but it's
just scratching the surface of what's...
December 10 - When quoting the Bible, the best advice
is to accurately quote the words on the page. President Obama
had some trouble with that Tuesday, as he attempted to cite
Holy Scripture, but did so with a verse that simply doesn’t
exist. “The Good Book says don’t throw stones at glass houses,
or make sure we’re looking...
December 9 - Hollywood is reeling from the
entertainment industry equivalent of WikiLeaks -- leaving the
entire town on high alert. For the past two weeks, Sony
Pictures Entertainment has been battered by a treacherous
cyber-attack that has exposed the studio's and its workforce's
most closely guarded secrets. Top executive and...
December 9 - It's been nearly 10 months since a
then-4-year-old boy was mauled by Mickey the pit bull,
and while the dog is getting a lot of publicity in Sheriff Joe
Arpaio's jail, the boy's supporters want people to know he
still needs help. Flor Vicente said she's grateful for the
support she and her son, Kevin, have received so far.
December 11 - A Lexington, Kentucky, T-shirt company
has appealed a ruling by the city's Human Rights Commission,
saying it did not discriminate when it refused to print shirts
for a gay rights festival. The commission ruled in October
that Hands On Originals violated a city ordinance that
prohibits discrimination based...
December 10 - In addition to
Rules Committee chairman Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX), who is
getting set to have his committee mark up the President Barack
Obama executive amnesty-backing omnibus spending package
Speaker John Boehner introduced late Tuesday, there are eight
additional Republicans on the committee who...
December 11 - Hikes in the minimum wage have other
effects besides just giving low-income workers a raise.
Important new research suggests that minimum wage increases in
the late 2000s resulted in the loss of some 1.4 million
American jobs and hurt unskilled workers most of all. A new
study by researchers...
December 10 - On Monday,
Breitbart News reported that Beloit, Wisconsin, police
chief Norm Jacobs asked city residents to volunteer to have
their homes searched for guns -- part of an effort to make
them aware of gun violence. On Tuesday, the Beloit police
department announced that social media had run wild with
December 11 - A new Pew Research Center poll shows that
there is now, more support for gun rights than gun control.
Support for gun rights has jumped seven points since the
aftermath of Sandy Hook Elementary two years ago, from 45
percent in January 2013 to 52 percent today. Support for gun
control has fallen five points, from...
December 3 - Do the Obama administration’s tentacles
extend to the crisis that led to the dissolution Tuesday of
Israel’s parliament and the scheduling of early elections that
could replace Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu?
Representatives of the Obama administration held meetings with
a senior politician here in which...
December 3 - A Maine court has awarded the family of a
transgender girl $75,000 in a settlement of her discrimination
lawsuit against a school district where administrators made
"her" use a staff, not student, bathroom. Nicole Maines won
"her" lawsuit against the Orono school district in January
before the Maine Supreme...
December 3 - A school tells a student that he can't
attend because God's the most important thing in his life. A
public health official gets fired for sermons he gave in his
off-hours as a lay pastor. A congregation is told they may not
be able to locate downtown just because - and only because -
they're a church.
December 2 - The White House is declaring that the
Muslim Brotherhood is not a terrorist group. The move comes in
response to a petition with 213,146 signatures on the White
House's "We the People" site. The petition states: "Muslim
Brotherhood has a long history of violent killings and
December 3 - Both House and Senate Republican
leadership appears poised to sell-out it's base to both keep
the government open, while giving Barack Obama complete
freedom to move forward with his controversial executive
orders. The "cromnibus" represents "a combination of a
long-term omnibus spending bill and a...
December 4 - The European Court of Human Rights says
France violated the rights of Somali pirates who had attacked
French ships and has ordered compensation for them over
judicial delays. The nine Somali pirates should get thousands
of euros because they were not immediately brought before a
French judge, the court ruled.
December 4 - A U.S. healthcare worker who may have been
exposed to Ebola in West Africa arrived at Emory University
Hospital in Atlanta early on Thursday for testing and
observation, the hospital said. The patient, who has not been
identified, was flown from West Africa and will be monitored
to see if he or she has been infected...
November 19 - It looked like a chilling scene from a
Last Days, anti-Christ-takes-over-the-world disaster movie.
Hundreds of Muslims take over America’s most notable church,
prostrate on their prayer rugs as their unified chant echoes
out in full volume: “There is only one god, he begets not and
I bear witness that Muhammad is His only...
November 19 - The battle over the Pledge of Allegiance
went to a New Jersey court Wednesday. A family sued the
Aberdeen Matawan School District in southern New Jersey
earlier this year. The suit claims the phrase "under God" in
the pledge discriminates against children who hold atheist
beliefs. The lawsuit is supported by...
November 20 - A Louisiana school district has put an
end to event prayers after being threatened with a lawsuit if
it failed to remove them from school functions. The American
Humanist Association recently sent a letter to school
administrators at the St. Mary Parish School District in
Centerville, Louisiana, alleging that a Morgan...
November 19 - Emperor Barack Obama will crown himself
on Thursday, Nov. 20 by revealing to the nation his plan to
grant “amnesty” to millions of illegal aliens by an executive
order delaying their prosecution indefinitely. The title
“emperor” is one he himself used, as recently as
last year, explaining why he would never...
November 19 - President Obama will be speaking in
primetime Thursday regarding his planned executive action on
immigration reform, but the major network TV stations won’t be
airing it. CNN’s Brian Stelter
reports that ABC, NBC, and CBS will not televise Obama’s
speech. Stelter noted that the White House did...
November 20 - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday denied
a request to block gay marriage from proceeding in South
Carolina, clearing the way for it to become the 35th U.S.
state where same-sex marriage is legal. The order was another
victory for advocates for gay marriage after a federal judge
in Montana on Wednesday...
November 19 - A federal judge struck down Montana's ban
on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional on Wednesday, handing
gay rights advocates the latest in a wave of legal victories
as the nation awaits a potential definitive ruling on the
matter by the U.S. Supreme Court. Montana is set to become the
34th state where gay...
November 19 - A Missouri homeschooling family is suing
a sheriff and another officer who forcibly entered their home
without a warrant, Tasered the father, pepper-sprayed the
mother and put their children in the custody of social service
workers. A court already has ruled that the actions of Sheriff
Darren White and Capt. David Glidden...
November 19 - Elon University has dropped the term
“freshman” from its vocabulary and replaced it with
“first-year,” a move made official this fall and implemented
in everything from its website to orientation workshops. The
change at the small, private liberal arts college in North
Carolina was done to promote inclusivity...
November 18 - Despite Monsanto's typical flooding of
millions of dollars into Maui, where they outspent citizens 87
to 1, they ended up being narrowly defeated. As noted by
Democracy Now, Maui County's measure is one of the strongest
anti-GMO measures ever to pass. The safety studies required to
lift the moratorium are to be...
October 23 - Illegal immigrants charged with violent
crimes and serious felonies were among the hundreds of
criminals the Obama administration released from jails across
the country in February 2013, newly released documents show.
According to records obtained by
USA Today, the government released inmates...
October 10 - The explosion that apparently devastated a
top secret nuclear facility in Iran earlier this week was
reportedly caused by a foreign power. Citing European
diplomats, the Al-Rai newspaper in Kuwait identified Israel as
being behind the blast at the Parchin military site 30
kilometers southwest of Tehran. According to...
October 22 - With the North Carolina U.S. Senate race
in a dead heat, state election officials say they have
discovered 145 names on the voting rolls who are ineligible to
vote because they are illegal immigrants who have been granted
President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
status. According to a...
October 21 - Their belief in the biblical definition of
marriage puts one Idaho couple center stage in America's
culture war over same-sex marriage. Donald and Evelyn Knapp
own a Hitching Post Wedding Chapel. They are also Christians
and ordained ministers and have been marrying couples since
1989 in traditional marriage...
October 20 - A woman who says she prophesied the
assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan says God has
revealed to her a new, startling warning. “He showed me that
if Christians don’t start praying more than they ever have …
this next [presidential] election is not going to take place.
That it’s going to be suspended.
October 23 - John Coleman, who co-founded the Weather
Channel, shocked academics by insisting the theory of man-made
climate change was no longer scientifically credible. Instead,
what 'little evidence' there is for rising global temperatures
points to a 'natural phenomenon' within a developing
eco-system. In an open...
October 22 - Since an outbreak of Ebola hit the
Democratic Republic of the Congo in July, the Obama
administration has brought into the U.S. at least 1,900
refugees from the disease-stricken nation, WND has learned.
Required medical screening for refugees may not detect all
diseases. The mandatory blood and urine tests for all...
October 21 - A former American soldier from Wisconsin
who has become the face of the YPG Kurdish military force in
Syria, told UPI Wednesday in an exclusive interview that
civilians have been burned in an Islamic State attack, with
injuries consistent with chemical weapons. Jordan Matson, 28,
a former U.S. Army soldier...
October 22 -
Tom Coburn is going out with a bang. The retiring Oklahoma
senator released his final annual Wastebook, highlighting 100
of the most outlandish government expenditures this year,
adding up to $25 billion in federal spending. Ranging from
watching grass grow ($10,000) to low-income Medicare
October 12 - A recent Huffington Post article penned by
David Bronner, President of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps,
highlights the dire problems we face as pesticide use on
genetically engineered crops continue to rise. It’s quite
shocking to realize that the way we grow food in the US, as
well as many other regions of the world...