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San Bernardino Shooters Confirmed As Islamic Terrorists

<i>first published on December 3, 2015 by Funker</i><p><b>The two shooters that took the lives of 14 innocent, unarmed civilians yesterday in San Bernardino,</b> …

State Dept. issues Worldwide Travel Alert for U.S. citizens

The State Department issued a Worldwide Travel Alert Monday, citing an increase in terrorist threats as Americans head into Thanksgiving weekend.

U.S. State Department

Vietnam veteran humiliated and assaulted by active-duty Marines at Charlotte airport

66-year-old Jack Hughes was returning home from a Veterans Day event in St Louis, when he was assaulted by a group of Marines upon landing at …

ISIS trail of Terror | Is ISIS a Threat to the U.S.? - ABC News

Born from an especially brutal al Qaeda faction, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has grown from relative obscurity in recent years to …

Al-Qaeda

Authorities identify couple who they believe killed 14 at San Bernardino holiday party

Dressed in black masks and tactical gear, armed with long guns and pistols, they entered a holiday party for county health workers in San Bernardino as it was in full swing. Before they fled, they had killed 14 people and wounded 17 others.<p>Four hours later, as fearful residents were ordered to stay …

President Obama Says Pattern of US Mass Shootings Has 'No Parallel' After San Bernardino Shooting

President Obama addressed the fatal shooting in San Bernardino, California Wednesday that left at least 14 dead, saying it continues a disturbing …

Suspect in Colorado Planned Parenthood Shootings Makes First Court Appearance

Appears in courtroom via video feed; formal charges expected Dec. 9<p>The man accused of killing three people and wounding numerous others at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colo., said little in his first court appearance Monday.<p>Robert Lewis Dear, 57 years old, who allegedly opened …

Planned Parenthood

The Moral Blame for the Colorado Springs Shootings

WASHINGTON -- Inflammatory rhetoric inflames. Words -- extreme language and overheated representations -- have consequences. The killer bears the …

Clinic shooting unlikely to bring major shift to Colo. gun laws

COLORADO SPRINGS -- The shooting deaths of three parents at Planned Parenthood clinic last week appear unlikely to spur any sweeping changes in this generally gun-friendly state.<p>Gov. John Hickenlooper, one of the state's strongest voices for reducing gun violence, said he believes a "quilt" of …

Guns

At least 14 people killed in shooting in San Bernardino; suspect identified

<b>San Bernardino, California (CNN) —</b> With the investigation still unfolding, much is unclear about Wednesday's deadly San Bernardino shooting at a center for people with developmental disabilities.<p>See latest developments<p><b>[Update 12:22 a.m ET Thursday]</b><p>The family has not been able to track down recently …

California

San Bernardino Shooting: What Is the Inland Regional Center?

The site of a deadly mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, is a state-run facility for individuals with developmental disabilities that had just held a holiday party a day before the shots rang out.<p>At least 14 people were killed and 17 others were wounded at the shooting at the Inland …

California

Tunisian president declares state of emergency after bus bombing

Curfew in place in capital Tunis where attack on vehicle carrying presidential guards near French embassy leaves at least dozen people dead<p>Tunisia’s president has declared a state of emergency throughout the country and a curfew in the capital after an attack on a bus carrying his presidential …

Extremism

Vladimir Putin’s reaction to Turkey shooting down Russian warplane: The Russian president expect Recep Tayyip Erdogan to make good on threats.

The anger was written on Vladimir Putin’s face as he confirmed the news Tuesday that a Russian Su-24 warplane had indeed been shot down by a Turkish …

Trump's deportation plan -- smart, silly or wrong?

Just over half of American voters support Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s suggestion to deport the millions of immigrants who are in the country illegally.<p>Some 52 percent favor deporting illegal immigrants back to their home countries, while 40 percent are opposed, according to the …

It's not just middle-aged whites who are killing themselves these days

Middle Age

Republicans lie about Planned Parenthood, incite violence.

In the days after Robert L. Dear went on a shooting spree in a Colorado Planned Parenthood, killing three people and injuring nine and telling law …

Harry Reid Warns GOP: No Shutdown Funny Business Over Syrian Refugees!

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) told reporters Tuesday that Republicans and Democrats had a lot of work to do before the holiday break. Not …

Government Surveillance and the Third Amendment

The Third Amendment to the US Constitution gets less respect than the other amendments in the Bill of Rights. It has been used in Supreme Court cases …

Secondosis: A Tale of One Treatable Disease, Left Untreated

Recently, 115 Democratic members of Congress wrote a compelling letter to the House leadership, calling for an end to a longstanding de facto ban on federal funding for research into a health problem they called a pressing epidemic.<p>I have written previously about how that lack of funding weakens …

Ex-Muslims explain reasons why they left faith with #ExMuslimBecause

<b>Ex-Muslims are explaining why they’ve left the faith with candid views on Twitter.</b><p>People are using the hashtag ‘ExMuslimBecause’ – started by the …

What Our Reaction to the Planned Parenthood Shooting Says About Us

Friday’s shooting at Planned Parenthood is the ultimate political Rorscharch test. Was the shooter motivated by anti-abortion rhetoric or was he just …

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

<b>How to talk to… children and teenagers, by family therapist Karen Holford</b><p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they don’t always understand what we’re looking for when we ask them questions. So if you ask, “How was your day?” and you’re met with a grunt or a shrug, …

Siblings

United Nations warns of ISIS expansion in Libya

<b>(CNN) —</b> A report released on Tuesday by a United Nations monitoring group examining terrorist groups in Libya warns ISIS has built up a significant presence in Libya and could further expand the territory it controls through local alliances, but will likely face a number of challenges and …

Al-Qaeda

Cleveland officer said he thought 12-year-old he shot was active shooter | Reuters

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - A Cleveland police officer who fatally shot a 12-year-old child in a park said in a signed statement released by prosecutors on Tuesday that he yelled for the boy to show his hands and saw him pull a gun from his waistband.<p>A police officer is seen pointing his weapon during an …

Cleveland Police

Soldier who lost 4 limbs aims to inspire others with book

Travis Mills is raising his family, delivering motivational speeches and helping other wounded warriors through his foundation.<p>With his book, "Tough As They Come," he's added author to his accomplishments.<p>"My message is pretty clear. Never give up. Never quit. Find your motivation. Find your goals. …

Trump, for good of America, get out of race

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dear Donald:<p>Even though some say Hillary Clinton would benefit if you were to be the GOP nominee, for the good of the country I want you to get out of the race. Your lies and vitriolic rhetoric are causing irreparable damage to the nation.<p>In "The Leadership Challenge," a best-selling tome …

Donald Trump

European court says Turkey's blocking of YouTube was illegal | News Home | Reuters

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - Turkey violated freedom of expression rights by blocking video platform YouTube for two and a half years, the European Court of Human Rights said on Tuesday.<p>YouTube unveils their new paid subscription service at the YouTube Space LA in Playa Del Rey, Los Angeles, …

North Africa