Zac Eannarino

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$1M Bond Set For Members Of Biker Gangs Linked To Waco, Texas, Shootout

<b>Updated at 2:39 p.m. ET</b><p>Federal, state and local authorities are collecting evidence at the scene of a gunfight among five rival motorcycle gangs Sunday in Waco, Texas, that left nine people dead and 18 injured.<p>Officials said at least 170 people were arrested in connection with the gunfight at the …

This anti-gay movie is true evil: What are Rand Paul and Mike Huckabee doing in the vile “documentary” “Light Wins”?

<b>(AP/Reuters/Reed Saxon/Joe Skipper/Lindsay Douglas via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>“Light Wins” is 2015’s most bigoted, dishonest and disgusting film. Doesn’t matter to two GOP presidential hopefuls<p>Edwin Lyngar<p>April 27, 2015 6:16pm (UTC)<p>“Prayer, God and his commandments were kicked out of the classroom …

Iran Is America’s New Iraq

With his nuclear deal, Obama is making as big a mistake in the Mideast as George W. Bush did.<p>Ten days after the Iraq War began, I happened to be in Washington on a work visit. I had the chance to observe up close the imperial capital that had just embarked on the most perilous adventure of the new …

Isis tricked victims into appearing calm with beheading rehearsals

Foreign hostages captured by Islamic State were subjected to numerous mock beheadings and were unaware they were about be killed, a former member of the jihadi group has said, offering an apparent explanation for why they seem so calm when reading statements to camera.<p>A former translator, “Saleh”, …

North Africa

Spintires dev pledges to get Soviet trucking game back on track, hint at Spintires 2

The people behind <i>Spintires</i>, the surprise-hit PC game about driving heavy, all-terrain Soviet vehicles on rugged, muddy landscapes, say they're getting the game back on track in an apology to the game's players. After admitting to its communication with players being "weak" for months, developer …

Nebraska, Oklahoma in border war with Colorado over marijuana

On the front door of the 20,000-square-foot marijuana dispensary here is a laminated sign warning every customer: "It is illegal to sell or transport marijuana to another state."<p>"And you can guarantee people read it," said Rick Hooper, general manager of the Spot 420 in this barren part of southern …

I’m a U.S. veteran, and “American Sniper” is rife with lies

<b>Bradley Cooper in "American Sniper" (Warner Bros. Entertainment)</b><p>Clint Eastwood’s film is propagandistic fiction masquerading as a “true story.” Here’s why it’s so dangerous<p>Brock McIntosh<p>February 7, 2015 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on Waging Nonviolence.<p>After watching the movie …

Isis finally admits defeat in Kobani after air strikes force its fighters to retreat

Islamic State (Isis) has admitted for the first time that US-led air strikes on Kobani have forced its fighters from the Syrian town.<p>Two fighters from the Islamist group said in a video that aerial attacks by fighter jets from the US and several Arab countries were the main reason for the …

Middle East

iChip: The Future of Antibiotic Discovery

Two weeks ago, a team led by scientists from Northeastern University published a study describing a new class of antibiotics called teixobactin, which they found in the soil of a field in Maine. The Internet subsequently lit up with both excitement and criticism (mostly excitement, though). It’s …

Microbiology