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Saudi VIP$ use wealth, diplomatic immunity to run amok in the US

The Saudi Arabian prince arrested last week for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman at the Beverly Hills mansion he was renting is just the latest rich and well-connected Kingdom VIP accused of running amok in America – and around the world.<p>Majed Abdulaziz al-Saud was arrested Sept. 23 and …

Crime

Teens Film Rap Video With Drugs and Guns. But Once the Feds Saw Where It All Happened, They Dropped the Hammer.

Several families have been evicted from a federally subsidized apartment complex in Florida after a group of young people released a music video featuring drugs and high-powered weapons.<p>According to WFTV, the rap video featured teenagers and young adults who are a part of the group called YJB. In …

Music Videos

Fast Food Restaurant Responds to Minimum Wage Hike

As San Francisco is set to raise its minimum wage to $15 over the next few years, Chipotle raised the price of its food.<p>According to Investors Business Daily, Chipotle in San Francisco raised its prices as much as 14.4 percent as the Golden Gate City raised its minimum wage by 14 percent.<p>“We …

San Francisco

Yazidi Women Give Horrific Stomach-Turning Details About Their Time as Islamic State Sex Slaves

Two Yazidi women have offered horrific new testimony detailing what they endured as captives of Islamic State militants, including repeated beatings, rape, being sold to different men and being injected with the powerful painkiller morphine.<p>The Yazidis, a religious minority predominantly in Iraq, …

Yazidis

Support builds for ailing Pakistani Christian facing death for drinking from Muslim water cup

A Pakistani Christian woman facing death for drinking water out of the same vessel used by her Muslim co-workers is in such poor health her supporters fear she won't make it to her date with the executioner.<p>Aasiya Noreen, a wife and mother of five better known as Asia Bibi, was sentenced in 2010 to …

Pakistan

Man Suspected in Shooting Death at San Francisco Pier Previously Deported Five Times, Agency Says

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man suspected in the shooting death of a woman at a busy San Francisco tourist destination has seven felony convictions and has been deported five times, most recently in 2009, a federal agency said Friday.<p>U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement had turned Francisco Sanchez …

San Francisco

5 Things Obama Didn't Mention When He Blamed America for the Charleston Shooting

At a predominately African American church in Charleston on Wednesday night, a South Carolina man named Dylann Storm Roof entered and later opened …

Guns

Amnesty International accuses Hamas of torturing, killing Palestinians in new report on Gaza conflict

Amnesty International accused Hamas militants Wednesday of abducting, torturing, and carrying out summary executions of Palestinians during last year's conflict in the Gaza Strip.<p>The report, the last of four released by the human rights group detailing events during the fighting, said that at least …

Israel

Claim: Bombshell NCIS Report Reveals Bowe Bergdahl’s ‘Deliberate’ Plan

A bombshell report from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service indicates that former Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had a “deliberate” plan to defect to the “other side” when he abandoned his post in 2009, Lt. Col. Shaffer (Ret.) claimed on Monday.<p>Shaffer told Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly he has been “in …

Bowe Bergdahl
Glenn Beck

The State of New York Is Paying a $40,000 Pension to a Guy Who Helped Blow Up NYPD Headquarters — and That Might Be the Least Outrageous Part of His Story

He was the Weather Underground’s apparent “bomb guru” — but he never spent time in prison.<p>Instead, he spent 25 years in a different American institution: public schools.<p>In his new book “Days of Rage,” author Bryan Burrough reveals the story of Ron Fliegelman, a jack-of-all-trades handyman who …

New York State

NYT Claims Concealed Carry Holders are Bad Guys with Guns

On February 11 <i>The New York Times</i> armed itself with a report from the Violence Policy Center (VPC) and went to war against concealed carry permit …

Director X Got Shot on New Years Eve and Blames the Media, But He Has A Solution

Did hip-hop music lead to Director X getting shot on New Years Eve? He thinks so, and he has a solution that doesn't involve censorship.<p>If you’ve ever watched a music video, you know who Director X is. Originally a protege of Hype Williams known as Little X, Director X rose to prominence on his own …

Hip Hop Culture

Union demands send Japanese firm, jobs packing from California town

The California city of Palmdale was ready to roll out the red carpet this summer when a Japanese company agreed to build a $60 million factory on a city-owned, vacant parcel on the southwest side of town -- but now the company is taking its project out of state and critics say union greed is to …

Tests show gunpowder residue on teen shot by off-duty St. Louis cop

Gunshot residue was on the hand, waistband and shirt of an 18-year-old man killed by a St. Louis police officer, authorities said Tuesday.<p>Police union leaders said the lab test by the Missouri State Highway Patrol dispels claims that Vonderrit Myers didn't shoot at the officer on Oct. 8, initiating …

‘The Most Unsafe of All the Playground Equipment’: Schools in One Town Are Nixing an Iconic Childhood Activity

Schools in one Washington town are getting rid of an apparent death trap: swings.<p>Image via Shutterstock<p>Schools in Richland, Washington, will soon be swing-free, KEPR-TV reported, as school administrators worry that children walking by could get whacked in the head by the feet of their swinging …

Retaliation claims rise sharply at VA

Complaints of retaliation against whistleblowers at the Department of Veterans Affairs more than doubled in recent months, according to an Atlanta …

The Western Journal

Has Hillary Ever Been Right?

Posted: Aug 29, 2014 12:01 AM<p>Sen. Rand Paul raises an interesting question:<p>When has Hillary Clinton ever been right on foreign policy?<p>The valkyrie of …

Would it Kill You to Hire More Black Cops? (Yes)

Posted: Aug 27, 2014 6:31 PM<p>As the story of Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson's shooting of Michael Brown begins to look less …

Hillary speaking-circuit demands include private jet and ... cone of silence?

Hillary Clinton has come under fire this summer for her speaking fees, including some charged for events at universities and colleges where many …

Union Hypocrisy Sparks Pickets

One of the nation’s leading construction workers unions awarded a major renovation contract to a builder in the midst of a labor dispute.<p>The James G. …

‘Aunt Jemima’ family files $2 billion lawsuit against Pepsi and Quaker Oats

You might be surprised to learn that Aunt Jemima--one of the most recognized faces in syrup and pancake mixes-- was a real person.<p>Anna Short Harrington—the woman whose likeness became ‘Aunt Jemima’ --was an actual employee of Quaker Oat who died in 1955.<p>Now her heirs want a piece of a fortune they …

Hamas reportedly executing tunnel diggers to keep locations secret

Hamas reportedly has been executing tunnel diggers out of fear that they will reveal secrets to Israel’s military, which has been on a mission to destroy the militant group’s sophisticated network underneath Gaza.<p>A report on Israel’s Walla news site said many of the tunnel diggers employed by Hamas …