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  • Fanning the flames of racial tension

    For over a week, we have been repeatedly told that a white police officer shot and killed an "unarmed black teenager" in Ferguson, Mo. â€" and now the highest law enforcement official in the nation is reinforcing this narrative. 

  • White House: Obama golfs for 'clearing of the mind'

    The White House on Friday defended President Obama for spending so much time on the golf course amid growing crises abroad and domestically.

  • White House tries to comply with Supreme Court ruling on birth control

    The Obama administration said for-profit companies like Hobby Lobby can avoid paying for their employees' birth control costs through the same Obamacare exemption given to religious groups.

  • Ebola spreads in Nigeria; Liberia has 1,000 deaths

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Two alarming new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria, widening the circle of people sickened beyond the immediate group of caregivers who treated a dying airline passenger in one of Africa's largest cities. The outbreak also continues to spread elsewhere in West Africa,...

  • A jackass helps the Marines

    U.S. Marines in Afghanistan were reportedly aided in their efforts to flush out insurgents by a jackass who just wanted to go home, Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work told a group of soldiers this week.

  • Arrested senator says he will pursue 'innocence'

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic state Sen. Ben Hueso says he will try to prove his innocence hours after being arrested for drunken driving in the state capital. Hueso emerged from Sacramento County Jail about 11:45 a.m. Friday and told reporters "the process isn't over." He would not...

  • Democratic state senator says he will 'pursue my innocence' after DUI arrest in state capital

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic state senator says he will 'pursue my innocence' after DUI arrest in state capital.

  • Weekly Examiner: 'The entire world is appalled'

    On Tuesday, video was released by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria showing one of their men beheading American journalist James Foley. Foley went missing in Syria in November 2012 and hadn't been seen since.

  • White House says ISIS is no longer 'JV'

    A senior White House official said the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has gained more power and pose a greater threat now than they did when President Obama referred to them as a 'JV' team in an interview eight months ago.

  • FBI: No credible threats to US from Islamic State

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI and Homeland Security Department say there are no specific or credible terror threats to the U.S. homeland from the Islamic State militant group. An intelligence bulletin, issued to state and local law enforcement, says while there's no credible threat to the U.S. as a...

  • Pentagon to Russia: Remove your trucks from Ukraine

    The Pentagon on Friday condemned Russian forces for sending a 90-truck convoy into Ukraine and demanded that they remove their vehicles and personnel from the territory "immediately."

  • Oregon files lawsuit against Oracle Corp. over state's troubled health exchange website

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon files lawsuit against Oracle Corp. over state's troubled health exchange website.

  • Lobbying fight kicks off as ethanol rules sent to the White House

    The Environmental Protection Agency sent the Office of Management and Budget a long-awaited proposal for review that would set the federal target for blending biofuels into gasoline.

  • UN: death toll from Syrian civil war tops 191,000

    GENEVA (AP) — The death toll from three years of Syria's civil war has risen to more than 191,000 people, the United Nations reported Friday. The figure, covering the period from March 2011 to April 2014, is the first issued by the U.N.'s human rights office since July 2013, when it documented...

  • Harry Reid apologizes for dropping some non-politically correct Asian-themed jokes

    "My comments were in extremely poor taste and I apologize. Sometimes I say the wrong thing," Reid said Friday.



From the Weekly Standard

  • No Law, No Order

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  • No Reply from America?

    On Tuesday, August 19, an American citizen, James Foley, was savagely killed. The group of jihadists known as ISIL had previously killed and brutalized tens of thousands of non-Americans. But they...

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  • Bartleby, the President

    President Obama insists Republican opposition to his policies has forced him to boycott Congress and resort to governing by executive order. This is only partially true. Yes, Republicans strongly...

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