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  • Over $1 million donated to make movie about abortionist Kermit Gosnell

    At record-breaking speed, public donations to fund a movie about the nation's worst abortionist, Philadelphia doctor Kermit Gosnell, have reached over $ 1 million, making the project one of the biggest “crowd sourced” movies in history.

  • Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing to resist. Perhaps that's why the saga of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has continued to rivet the...

  • Sherpas consider boycott after Everest disaster

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Buddhist monks cremated the remains of Sherpa guides who were buried in the deadliest avalanche to hit Mount Everest, a disaster that has prompted calls for a climbing boycott by Nepal's ethnic Sherpa community. A Sherpa boycott could critically disrupt the Everest...

  • Syria to hold presidential election on June 3

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria will hold presidential elections on June 3, the country's parliament speaker announced Monday, a vote President Bashar Assad is likely to contest, and win, as the country enters its fourth year of war. Assad, who has ruled the country since taking over from his...

  • SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

    JINDO, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous behavior," while criticism of her own government's handling of the disaster grew. As divers continued to search the interior...

  • APNewsBreak: Elephants endangered by land grabs

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa's last bastions for elephants, putting broad swaths of Zimbabwe at risk of becoming fronts for ivory poaching, according to a nonprofit research group's report that examines government collusion in...

  • Annual event aims to promote use of rain barrels

    DETROIT (AP) — An annual event to help people conserve water by using rain barrels is scheduled for this weekend in Detroit. Saturday's workshop at Rivard Plaza along the Detroit RiverWalk is free, but if participants want to make one to take home they must purchase it by Wednesday. Barrels...

  • Biden in Ukraine to show support as tensions rise

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden hopes to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to Ukraine by meeting with its leaders as they deal with their confrontation with Russia. Biden arrived Monday for a two-day visit to the capital, Kiev. He has meetings Tuesday with the acting Ukrainian...

  • Gaza militants fire missile, rockets at Israel

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Militants from the Gaza Strip fired a missile at Israeli troops patrolling the border and several rockets into the country's south on Monday, the last day of the Passover holiday, the military said. No injuries were reported. The attacks drew retaliatory airstrikes by Israeli...

  • Uganda suspends athletics coach over sex abuse

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — An official with Uganda's athletics body says a coach who faces charges of sexual harassment has been suspended and is under investigation by Ugandan police. Beatrice Ayikoru of the Uganda Athletics Federation said Monday that Peter Wemali faces "a range of allegations"...

  • High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their financial well-being. The battle has moved out of viewers'...

  • Halliburton posts $622M in 1st-qtr net income

    Halliburton says it was profitable in the first-quarter after reporting a loss for the period a year ago. Its latest results topped Wall Street expectations, and its shares edged up in premarket trading Monday. Halliburton sells services to companies that drill for oil and natural gas,...

  • UAW withdraws appeal of Volkswagen union vote

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The United Auto Workers is withdrawing its appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee. In a Monday statement, the UAW says it will instead focus on a congressional investigation into an anti-unionization campaign by Republican...

  • Md. won't automatically hold immigrants for feds

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland's governor says a state jail in Baltimore will no longer automatically comply with federal requests to hold immigrants past their release date for possible deportation. Gov. Martin O'Malley says the Baltimore City Detention Center will now consider the severity of...

  • Obama heads to Asia as tensions in Ukraine continue to flare

    President Obama is moving forward with his seven-day trip to Asia this week as clashes between Ukraine and Russia continue and tensions in the region continue to simmer. The president will leave Tuesday evening for Tokyo, Japan, where he will begin his four-country tour through Asia.



From the Weekly Standard

  • The Conservative Case Against Obamacare: A Restatement

    Since Obamacare “hit” its “enrollment” “target,” Democrats, liberals, and their friends in the press have enjoyed some old-fashioned taunting of Republicans. This would be justifiable...

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  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

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  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...

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