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Exclusive: Scandal-tainted U.S. Secret Service to hire 1,100 staff - sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facing accusations that it cannot adequately protect the White House, the U.S. Secret Service plans to hire 1,100 more officers and agents for an agency besieged by embarrassing scandals and security lapses, two law enforcement sources with direct knowledge of the plans …

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A Generational Storm Is Coming

We explained how the young graduates were not only the most heavily indebted in history, but also the least likely to be able to pay their debts. …

School freaks out over boys baseball storage shed

You’d best get out your hip waders, folks – we’re about to wade through a steaming pile of government balderdash.<p>The controversy surrounds a storage shed built by the baseball booster club at Arbor View High School in Las Vegas. The youngsters needed a place to store their bats and balls and …

The V.A. Wasted $6 Billion A Year Even While Begging for More Money

In the aftermath of a national scandal last year involving mass manipulation of wait times at Veterans Administration (V.A.) facilities, the acting …

Pope continues his leftward course with recognition of 'Palestinian State'

Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope, is proving true to that order’s leftist inclinations. Yesterday, his Vatican crossed a line:<p>The Vatican …

John McCain is now an official aide to Ukraine’s president

President Barack Obama might not be prepared to commit the United States to providing lethal aid to Ukraine in its effort to beat back Russian …

Russia

Instapundit » Blog Archive » THE STEPHANOPOULOS TRIFECTA, over at Ed Driscoll.com: ● More Stephanopoulos Conflicts of Intere…

It Begins… SC School Tells Student to Take Down US Flag from Truck – It’s Offensive

United Can't Even Be Bothered To Pay Money For Finding Security Bugs

Bug bounty programs are pretty common among tech firms: the likes of Facebook and Google (although notably not Apple) will offer you hundreds of …

United Airlines

Instapundit » Blog Archive » FLASHBACK: To Protect Clintons, ABC Censored and Buried ‘Path to 9/11′ Miniseries….

IRS gave promotions to tax cheaters: Audit

China's New Stealth Fighter Jet Can Take Down American Counterpart, Developer Says

China is flexing its newest addition to the country’s growing military fleet, a fourth generation J-31 fighter jet. According to the president of the …

Democrats Want To Tread On First Amendment Rights

<b>First Amendment:</b> At one time, Democrats were reliably for free speech. Now they want to protect only that speech they agree with — and they're …

Nadal loses to 19-year-old Kyrgios at Wimbledon

LONDON - Two-time champion Rafael Nadal lost in the fourth round of Wimbledon to 19-year-old Nick Kyrgios of Australia 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-3 …

Tennis

Obama's 'Reform' Turns Into Cruel Human Trafficking Fiasco

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The Liberation of Steve McQueen

A decade and a half ago, the British filmmaker Steve McQueen took a plane to Grenada, the tiny West Indian island, to visit a beautiful place where …

Balsamic-Brown Sugar Short Ribs With Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

<b>Note</b>: This dish can be made up to two days ahead. Store the potatoes, meat and sauce separately and reheat before serving. It can all also be frozen, if you prefer. Be sure to thaw everything in the refrigerator before trying to reheat anything, though.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Balsamic-Brown Sugar</b> …