Bernie Sanders Replaces Elizabeth Warren as Hillary Alternative

Incensed that Republicans want to abolish Obamacare and that the “billionaire class wants more and more for themselves and less for working families,” socialist U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont barnstormed the Bay Area with a spate of speeches and interviews signaling a possible 2016 presidential run.

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Video: ISIS Beheads Man Pleading for Mercy on Streets of Syrian Town

New footage of a gruesome public beheading in a town square of al-Shadadi, a northern Syrian town controlled by the Islamic State, has hit the Internet. A man, whose crime is unknown, is seen pleading for his life to a crowd of dozens of onlookers before an Islamic State executioner severs his head to shouts of “Allahu Akbar!”

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Can An Independent Win Boxer’s Seat?

Now that U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer has announced she will retire rather than run for reelection in 2016, and rumors of Republican and Democratic candidates for her seat abound, at least one California politico believes that an independent candidate might sneak through and win election, due to the top-two primary system in the state.

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President Obama Picks His Favorite Film of 2014

President Barack Obama revealed his favorite film of the year to People Magazine in an interview released on Wednesday.  Obama named Richard Linklater’s Boyhood his favorite movie of 2014.  “Boyhood was a great movie,” he told People Magazine. “That, I think,

President Obama Picks His Favorite Film of 2014

Majority of Scots Now Support Independence

Three months after the independence referendum, the majority of Scots now support an independent Scotland a YouGov poll has found. The survey says that 52 percent of Scots now want Scotland to break away from the UK, once undecided voters

Majority of Scots Now Support Independence

Poll: Millionaires Want Jeb or Hillary in White House-and Amnesty

America’s millionaires want either Hillary Clinton or Jeb Bush to win the White House in 2016, perhaps because both potential candidates support comprehensive amnesty legislation.  CNBC recently polled “500 people with investable assets of $1 million or more, which represents the top

Poll: Millionaires Want Jeb or Hillary in White House-and Amnesty

‘Birdman’ Tops Golden Globes with 7 Nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — “Birdman” squawked loudest in the Golden Globes nominations, flying away with a leading seven nods including best picture in the comedy or musical category. In nominations for the 72 annual Golden Globes announced Thursday morning by

‘Birdman’ Tops Golden Globes with 7 Nominations

Texas House Democrat’s Bill Could Impact Hiring of Illegal Immigrants

Texas State Representative Senfronia Thompson (D-Houston)filed a bill in the Texas House of Representatives to increase fines foremployers who misclassify workers as independent contractors when they shouldrightfully be classified as employees. This technique is often used bycompanies to work illegal

Texas House Democrat’s Bill Could Impact Hiring of Illegal Immigrants

Israel Slams Irish Decision Recognizing Palestine

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has slammed the decision of the Irish parliament to adopt a non-binding resolution supporting an independent Palestinian state. Foreign ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon expressed disappointment Thursday at the decision, accusing the Irish parliament of giving voice

Israel Slams Irish Decision Recognizing Palestine

Poll: Brits Would Vote to Leave EU

A new poll has shown that 46.6 percent of Brits would vote to leave the EU if a referendum were held today, with just 34.3 per voting to stay in. The findings by polling company Survation also reveal a huge

Poll: Brits Would Vote to Leave EU