Walter James Burns

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‘Honest mistakes’: Tourists face jail time for declaring legal handguns at NYC landmarks

Elizabeth Elderli never leaves her Houston home unarmed. So, when the 31-year-old former U.S. Marine visited Manhattan's September 11 Memorial, two guns were in her backpack when she saw a "no firearms" sign at the security checkpoint.<p>Elderli told a police officer about the loaded 9-mm. and …

Kerry Questions Netanyahu's Foreign Policy Cred, Mocks Him For Iraq War Support

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry stepped into contentious territory on Wednesday when he made a critical remark about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s judgement record on U.S. foreign policy.<p>The comments came while Kerry was testifying before the House Foreign Affairs …

Paris attacks one month on: Jewish families facing difficult choices

The figures are startling. Last month, 3,000 French Jews applied to emigrate to Israel.<p>That compares with 7,200 for all of last year – which was in …

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Top 10 First Novels: 2014, by Donna Seaman

<b>Top 10 First Novels: 2014.</b><p>Seaman, Donna (author).<p>FEATURE. First published October 15, 2014 (<i>Booklist</i>).<p>The 10 best first novels reviewed in <i>Booklist</i> …

NYPD Officers Turn Their Backs On Mayor De Blasio

De Blasio spoke alongside Police Commissioner Bill Bratton at Woodhull Hospital, where two officers were pronounced dead after being ambushed by a gunman.<p>Officers Rafael Ramos, 40, and Wenjian Liu, were near Myrtle Avenue and Tompkins Avenue in the Brooklyn neighborhood Bedford-Stuyvesant when …

Chinese Cyber Attack Could Shut Down U.S. Electric Power Grid

Welcome to the increasingly dangerous world of cyber-warfare. The latest nightmare; a western intelligence agency of unknown origin (according to the Financial Times of London) is infecting the internet service providers and sovereign telecoms operations of Russia, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Mexico and …