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Poll: Obama’s support among active military surprisingly low

As President Barack Obama gears up for his final speech as commander in chief, a new Military Times/Institute for Veterans and Military Families poll shows that the members of the armed forces aren’t the biggest fans of the outgoing Democrat.<p>According to the survey, 51.5 percent of the military …

Over 98% of mass shootings occurred on gun-free zones, research shows

On the heels of the shooting in Fort Lauderdale that took the lives of five people, a new report has surfaced with some breathtaking statistics about where mass shootings take place.<p>According to the Crime Prevention Research Center, from the 1950’s through July 10th of 2016, 98.4 percent of mass …

Obama approved giving Iran 116 metric tons of uranium as a ‘thank you’ gift

Barack Obama’s administration, with the help of the rest of the P5+1 signatories of the Iran deal, has gifted Iran with enough uranium to make 10 simple nuclear bombs, a nuclear arms expert said Monday.<p>The transfer of 116 metric tons of uranium will come from Russia as a “thank you” in exchange for …

Washington Post fact checks Obama’s claim that ‘a whole bunch of people who are in charge’ at VA were fired

The Washington Post has given four “Pinocchios” to President Barack Obama’s claim that his administration has fired many of the people running various VA facilities that were at the heart of wait-time scandals regarding the poor treatment of American veterans — meaning the commander in chief’s …

Dem governor makes damning Obamacare admission amid health care ’emergency’ in his state

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says the Affordable Care Act is “no longer affordable.”<p>Dayton, a Democrat who signed the state law allowing Obamacare to go forward in his state, reversed course Wednesday, telling the Twin Cities Pioneer Press, “Ultimately … the reality is the Affordable Care Act is no …

After calling Black Lives Matter biggest racist group since KKK, college lecturer learns his fate

A University of Virginia lecturer who posted a Facebook comment comparing Black Lives Matter to the Ku Klux Klan has agreed to take a leave from the school.<p>Douglas Muir, an executive lecturer with UVA’s engineering school, wrote that Black Lives Matter “is the biggest rasist organisation since the …

Black Lives Matter

‘A miracle’: Tim Tebow prays with, comforts seizing fan while he awaits paramedics

GLENDALE, Ariz. (TheBlaze/AP) — Tim Tebow comforted a fan who was having a seizure, praying and talking college football with the man after the former NFL quarterback played his first baseball game in the Arizona Fall League.<p>The Phoenix Fire Department said it responded to a call about a man in his …

Archaeology Proves The Bible Is A True Story? King Solomon Era Palace Found In Israel

A group of American archaeologists claim they have discovered a palatial building dating all the way back to the King Solomon era in Israel.<p>The …

‘This Is Wrong! Stand Up, Church!’: Pastor’s Fiery Sermon Against ‘Wimpy’ Activists, Abortion, Gay Clery and Christians’ ‘Silence’

A California pastor took aim in a recent sermon at Christians’ silence amid what he believes to be a government assault on religious liberty and the First Amendment, imploring his congregation to speak truth.<p>“The ACLU and all these groups come to take Christ out of Christmas and ‘You’ve got to take …

Chaos and Violence Erupt as California Education Complex Opens ‘All-Gender Restroom’

A fight broke out at a Los Angeles high school when a group gathered to protest the school’s recently installed “all-gender” restroom Tuesday afternoon<p>Image source: KNBC-TV<p>The new, multi-stall restroom, which purports to be a gender-neutral facility, was installed Friday at the Santee Education …

AP Investigation Finds Firms That Paid for Clinton Speeches Have Direct U.S. Government Interests

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s not just Wall Street banks. Most companies and groups that paid Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to speak between 2013 and 2015 have lobbied federal agencies in recent years, and more than one-third are government contractors, an Associated Press review has …

Report: State Department Documents Transferred After Benghazi Committee Subpoena

After a congressional subpoena, the State Department reportedly removed documents related to the 2012 Benghazi attack from the secretary of state’s office — which delayed the release of the files to the House Benghazi Committee by more than a year, the Washington Free Beacon reported.<p>The newly …

Sheriff Compares NAACP to KKK: ‘The Most Racist People in America Right Now Sometimes Are Minorities’

A Spartanburg, S.C., sheriff is facing backlash for claiming earlier this month that minorities are sometimes “the most racist people in America right now” and comparing the NAACP to the Klu Klux Klan.<p>Image source: WYFF-TV screen grab<p>Speaking during a Greenville-Spartanburg Republican Women’s …

‘You’re Sounding a Little Defensive’: Fox Host Challenges Obamacare Architect on Major Insurer’s Exit from Exchanges

UnitedHealth, the United States’ largest health insurance provider, is planning to exit the Obamacare state exchange program by next year, citing major losses expected to top $1 billion for 2015-2016.<p>When Fox Business Network anchor Stuart Varney asked Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, one of the chief …

Bysil Blassingale

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Whites should boycott the Oscars too

<b>To the editor:</b> I'm white and I'll be tuning out the Oscars this year. So will everyone in my family. I'm going to urge all my white friends to pass this year too, and if anyone white in the entertainment industry is reading this, I'm asking that you stay home along with Spike Lee, Tonya Lewis Lee …

The Oscars

Israel says no charges over video attack on rights groups

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli authorities said on Sunday they decided against opening a criminal investigation of an ultranationalist group behind a video that accused the heads of four of Israel’s leading human rights organizations of being “foreign agents”.<p>Activists had demanded the attorney …

Donald Trump gets his own blustery programming language

Have you ever wondered what code would look like if it were dictated by a presidential candidate's grandiose statements rather than such radical concepts as accuracy and logic? No? Well, you're going to find out regardless. Rice University students Chris Brown and Sam Shadwell have created …

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Netanyahu: ‘I Hope I’m Proved Wrong’ On Iran

CNN's Fareed Zakaria had an important conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland …

Ten Facts Everyone Needs To Know About Israel | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>1. Out of the 14.2 million Jewish people in the world, (in 2016), only a minority of 43% reside in Israel.</i><p><i>2. Whilst 75% of Israelis are Jewish, 21%</i> …

Health Care Plans That Pay for Out-of-Network Doctors Are Disappearing From Obamacare. Why?

Last month, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a report titled “Burnt Offerings? PPOs Decline in Marketplace Plans.” The title said it all. …

Israel says no charges over video attack on rights groups

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli authorities said on Sunday they decided against opening a criminal investigation of an ultranationalist group behind a video that accused the heads of four of Israel’s leading human rights organisations of being “foreign agents”.<p>Activists had demanded the attorney …

On eve of anniversary, Egypt longs for Mubarak

It's been five years since Egypt experienced its "glorious" revolution of Jan. 25. And after five years of turmoil, a new constitution, a couple of elections and a military coup, Egypt is just about where it was when the whole thing started. If anything, conditions in the country are worse than …

Russia decides to trade East Ukraine for sanctions relief

Yesterday, Secretary of State John Kerry said in Davos that sanctions against Russia could be removed in a period of a few months. The diplomatic, …

Russia

Strong 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Alaska

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit Alaska early Sunday, causing significant road damage, authorities said.<p>There were no reports of injuries after the …

The Latest: Sanders: Energy, enthusiasm are with his run

WASHINGTON (AP) — Here are the latest developments from the 2016 race for president, one week out from the Iowa caucuses. All times local.<p>3:45 …

Government

Clinton ally: Trump, not Cruz likely GOP nominee

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton ally David Brock says he now believes Donald Trump, not Ted Cruz, will be the likely GOP nominee.<p>"I may have spoken too soon in predicting in December that the Democrats would face Cruz in November," Brock said in an email to CNN. "I now believe the GOP nominee is likely to …

Netanyahu seeks to return Israeli army-evicted settlers to West Bank houses

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he would allow Jewish settlers evicted by the Israeli army from two houses in the West Bank city of Hebron to return once proper permits were in place.<p>An Israeli soldier removes the Israeli flag from a house as Israeli troops …

Bernie and Israel: It's complicated

He's spent time on a kibbutz, but Sanders has made critical statements about Israel that unnerve some in the pro-Israel community.<p>If Bernie Sanders defeats Hillary Clinton to win the Democratic nomination, he'll be the first Jewish presidential nominee of a major political party.<p>But when it comes …

The Trump Tapes: Vol. 1