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Jury Awards $240,000 to Muslim Truck Drivers In EEOC Religious Discrimination Suit

<b>Star Transport Fired Truckers for Refusing to Transport Alcohol, Federal Agency Charged</b><p>CHICAGO - A federal jury in Peoria, Ill., has awarded $240,000 …

Obama: Christians threaten nation

Disagreement is not hatred, and the truth is not hate speech. Somebody needs to tell that to President Obama.<p>If you have ever wondered whether …

Religion

Liam Neeson Criticized for Making Blatantly Anti-Catholic Commercial Promoting Abortion

I try always to be very careful about labeling something “anti-“this or “anti-“that. I don’t want to confuse a vigorous presentation, as unfair as it …

Amnesty International

Russia could have a dark ulterior motive with its moves in Syria

Kremlin authorities reportedly have an ulterior motive other than supporting the regime of embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad: getting jihadists out of Russia, where they may attack the homeland, and sending them into Syria.<p>Russia recently escalated tensions with the US by sending elite …

US spy chief's 'highly unusual' reported contact with military official raises concerns

Barack Obama’s intelligence chief is said to be in frequent and unusual contact with a military intelligence officer at the center of a growing scandal over rosy portrayals of the war against the Islamic State, the Guardian has learned.<p>James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, is said …

National Security

Islamic State claims courthouse blast which wounded 30 in Cairo

Islamic State's Egypt affiliate says it was behind a car bombing that wounded 30 people, including 8 policemen, near a state security building and …

Extremism

If Tehran Turns Down the Nuclear Deal

Whether congressional Democrats accept or reject Barack Obama's Iran deal has great importance and is rightly the focus of international attention. …

South Asia

10 Reasons Why Opposing Iran Nuclear Deal Is Bad Politics for Dems, Bad Policy for America

Many of the same people who rushed America to war with Iraq are now engaged in a no-holds-barred campaign to convince a small group of House and Senate Democrats that they should vote to kill President Obama's Iran nuclear agreement when Congress returns in September.<p>But the fact is that opposing …

South Asia

Greece sends riot police to crisis-hit Aegean island

For a second day, police on Kos struggled to keep control of hundreds of refugees penned into an old football stadium, waiting to receive official travel documents<p>Greece sent a detachment of riot police to the island of Kos on Wednesday, as police used fire extinguishers for the second day running …

Attacks on army, police and U.S. special forces kill 50 in Kabul | Reuters

KABUL (Reuters) - A wave of attacks on the Afghan army and police and U.S. special forces in Kabul have killed at least 50 people and wounded hundreds, dimming hopes that the Taliban might be weakened by a leadership struggle after their longtime leader’s death.<p>The bloodshed began on Friday with a …

Afghanistan

GOP presidential debate displays Marco Rubio’s TV talent

Skeptics had started to write off Marco Rubio leading up to Thursday night’s Republican presidential debate. He made little noise on the campaign …

Government

Fact Checking The Prime Time Republican Presidential Debate

There's a lot to go over.<p><i>The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org.</i><p>Summary<p>The first prime-time Republican presidential debate featured the top 10 candidates, according to polling, and they twisted some facts.<p>Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said that “over 40 percent of small and mid-size banks … …

Government

Fox News Failed the Nation as Moderator of the Presidential Debate

Presidential debates are essential to the proper functioning of a democracy, and the moderator of such debates plays a crucial role. After all, the person who asks the questions holds the power to control which subjects are discussed by the candidates, and, perhaps more importantly, which subjects …

‘Best Presidential Debate I Have Ever Seen’: Beck Breaks Down the GOP Debate Candidate-by-Candidate

Glenn Beck reacted to Thursday’s first Republican presidential debate on his radio program Friday, saying it was the “best presidential debate” he has ever seen.<p>“I expected a complete debacle because there was so many people,” Beck admitted. “But I think not only did I get a feel for every …

Republicans

Israel behind assassinations of Iran nuclear scientists, Ya'alon hints

Defense minister gave interview to the German daily 'Der Spiegel'.<p>><br>• ><p>A policeman walks past the car belonging to Iranian nuclear scientist Mostafa …

Russian Food Burning: Incineration of Smuggled Food Prompts Protests

The destruction of 350 tons of banned foreign food in Russia last week prompted outrage among critics who said the contraband victuals should be distributed to the poor.<p>Forbidden foodstuffs included Polish pig hearts and apples, Italian kiwis, Moroccan nectarines, Irish pork and cheeses of unknown …

Russia

Fate of Croatian hostage held by ISIL still unknown

Deadline passes for execution of Tomislav Salopek, hostage held by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant<p>The fate of a Croatian abducted by the Islamic State group near Cairo was unknown Saturday, hours after a deadline set by the jihadists to execute him apparently passed.<p>Egypt's foreign ministry …

Islam

Russians despair at food destruction as Moscow says it is having desired effect

Russia’s move to ostentatiously destroy banned food imports at the border has sparked debate in a country where millions live below the poverty line<p>Tonnes of pork tossed into incinerators, truckloads of cheese bulldozed into the ground, and an orchard’s worth of apples buried in a shallow grave. …

Russia

The Abandoned Fishing Village of Houtouwan

On Shengshan Island, east of Shanghai, China, only a handful of people still live in a village that was once home to more than 2,000 fishermen. Every day hundreds of tourists visit Houtouwan, making their way on narrow footpaths past crumbling houses overtaken by vegetation. The remote village, on …

John Kerry hasn't even seen one of the most crucial parts of the Iran agreement

Nevertheless, there are parts of a major related agreement signed the same day as the deal that not even the US secretary of state has seen yet.<p>During a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Tuesday, and then again during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Wednesday, Kerry …

Iran's Zarif has 'no concern' about nuclear deal

Mohammad Javad Zarif's remarks came during a news conference with visiting EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, as they seek to ensure that the agreement swiftly takes effect.<p>Mogherini was intricately involved in the long-running diplomacy that culminated in a July 14 accord between Iran and …

It’s Not a Nuclear-Armed Iran That Israel and Saudi Arabia Really Fear

Don’t sweat the details of the July nuclear accord between the United States and Iran. What matters is that the calculus of power in the Middle East …