BEIJING (Reuters) — China has cracked down on 181 “terror gangs” in its restive far western region of Xinjiang, which has suffered a string of violent attacks, state media reported on Monday.
DAILY MAIL: Eyewitnesses have reported the streets are strewn with bodies – the latest victims of the Islamic State’s unrelenting savagery — on the same day photographs of captured Syrian soldiers have emerged.
HUFFPO: ISIS’ recent victory in seizing the key Iraqi city of Ramadi — a defeat that even the State Department called a major setback in the U.S.-led fight against the group — is forcing top Obama administration officials to wrestle with an uncomfortable reality: its main regional ally may not be up for the fight.
From Business Insider: One of the biggest things that keeps Elon Musk up at night doesn’t have anything to do with Tesla or SpaceX — in fact, it’s a fear that sounds like something from a science fiction film. In
From the Washington Post: Mitch McConnell stood at his desk on the Senate floor after 1 a.m. Saturday, the eyes of his colleagues trained on him. He seemed bewildered. “Enter your motion to reconsider,” Laura Dove, his chief floor aide,
Veterans told students they can feel conflicted when civilians thank them for their service. People mean well, Grimm said, but some veterans say kind words can ring hollow if the person doesn’t know how, when or why they served.
Cleveland emerged unscathed and intact after a day of protests following the acquittal of a patrolman who had been on trial in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects killed in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire.
On Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot channel 125 from 7PM to 10PM EST, host Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon will be joined by Bretibart News Editor-in-Chief and co-host Alexander Marlow for a special Memorial Day program. They will discuss the importance of commemoration this special holiday and paying tribute to the Americans that have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
Francis is issuing the encyclical by the end of June with an eye toward the end-of-year U.N. climate change conference in Paris. While previous popes have made strong moral and theological arguments in favor of environmental protection, Francis will be the first to address global warming in such a high-level teaching document
The long-time leader of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, RK Pachauri, is reportedly under indictment by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) for “misuse of his position and violation of the organisation’s policy on sexual harassment.”
to the Economic Times of India.
John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie “A Beautiful Mind,” has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86.
Umpires ejected the second relief pitcher in less than a week for exhibiting a foreign substance.
From the New York Times: WASHINGTON — The sleepy United States senators thought they were done voting. But then, around 1 a.m. on the Saturday before Memorial Day, Senator Rand Paul, Republican of Kentucky and presidential candidate, marched spryly to
WIRED: Google Maps suffered the latest in series of embarrassing occurrences. It was discovered that when searching for “n***a house” and “n***a king,” Maps returned a surprising location: the White House.
The green flag waves at the 99th Indianapolis 500 Sunday at 12:15 Eastern. More than 350,000 fans converge on Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and millions more watch on ABC at home, to see who finishes 200 laps around the 2.5 track first.
HUFFINGTON POST — Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) took to the Senate floor Friday evening to make a point-by-point analysis of why a trade deal being negotiated by President Barack Obama would harm the United States.
CAIRO (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in Saudi Arabia, warning that more “black days” loom ahead in a direct challenge to the rulers of the Sunni kingdom.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting trial are trying to keep jurors from knowing the worst details by objecting to emotional testimony and pictures with even small amounts of blood.
In a stunning victory, Dr. Ben Carson swept the straw poll at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference (SRLC) in Oklahoma City on Saturday.
A crisis is a time of intense difficulty or danger. Medically, it is the turning point of a disease when an important change takes place, indicating either recovery or death.
Dr. Ben Carson won the presidential straw poll at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference (SRLC) on Saturday in Oklahoma City.
With his presidential announcement this month, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee is already distinguishing himself as the Republican with the most compelling vision in a generation.
Authorities said in court papers Friday that the brutal killings of the Savopoulos family in Northwest Washington probably involved a conspiracy of more than one person taking the victims captive and waiting more than 19 hours for a $40,000 ransom before killing them and setting fire to their multimillion-dollar home.
The United States and its allies have staged 22 air strikes on Islamic State targets since Friday, including four near Ramadi, the city taken by the militants this week, the U.S. military said on Saturday.
When your boss discusses your retirement party before you decide to quit, it may be time to look elsewhere for employment.