New Book, ‘Clinton Cash,’ Questions Foreign Donations to Foundation
The book, a copy of which was obtained by The New York Times, asserts that foreign entities who made payments to the Clinton Foundation and to Mr. Clinton through high speaking fees received favors from Mrs. Clinton’s State Department in return.
New York Times
Guard Rejects Inspection Of Military Sites Under Any Nuke Agreement With Obama
International nuclear inspectors will be barred from all Iranian military sites under any deal with world powers, a senior commander in the Revolutionary Guard said Sunday, setting up a possible standoff as negotiators try to reach a final deal.
Obamacare Repeal Falls Off Republicans' To-Do List
After five years and more than 50 votes in Congress, the Republican campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act is essentially over.
Los Angeles Times
NAACP Urges 'Black People' To Take Up Arms
Arkansas black leaders are urging fellow minorities to take up arms, join gun clubs and help curb what they perceive as unjustified violence from police – the latest of many such call-to-arms among members of the black community
Texas Set To Approve Open Carry Of Handguns
Texas is poised to become the largest state in the U.S. to allow citizens to openly carry handguns, a change long sought by gun-rights activists.
ISIS Video Purports To Show Killing Of Ethiopian Christians
At least 16 men, described by Islamic State as the 'followers of the cross from the enemy Ethiopian Church', are lined up and shot in a desert area while 12 others are filmed being forced to walk down a beach before being beheaded.
University Detains Veteran Who Stopped American Flag Desecration
An Air Force veteran was hauled away in handcuffs and detained by campus security at Valdosta State University in Georgia after she stopped protesters from desecrating an American flag.
Rhetoric vs Actions
National Mall Trashed After Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day Concert
Yesterday was Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day, which was celebrated with a concert and other festivities on the National Mall. While the concert itself was powered by solar energy, the attendees could have learned a lesson or two about taking care of planet Earth
Fiorina: Govt 'Destroying More Businesses' Than It's Creating
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina on Saturday said America was losing more businesses than it could launch because of suffocating economic regulations.
Waiting List For LEGAL Immigrants Surges To 4.4 Million
While the administration struggles to move forward with its plan to grant amnesty to illegal immigrants, the list of foreigners trying to get into the United States legally has surged to 4.4 million, over 100,000 more than last year, according to the State Department.
Wal-Mart Suddenly Closes 5 Stores, Lays Off Thousands Of Workers
Wal-Mart suddenly closed five stores in four states on Monday for alleged plumbing problems.
The Tyranny of Political Correctness
Calling Her ‘Hillary’ Is Now ‘Sexist’
Now that Hillary is officially in the running, prepare to start hearing the s-word. Don’t like her politics? Sexist! Disagree with her positions? Sexist! Still have issues with Benghazi? Sexist!
New York Post
Marco Rubio: Being Gay Is Not a Choice
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio says he does not believe sexual orientation is a choice for the "enormous majority of people."
Obama Executive Order On Immigration Back In Court
Demonstrators gathered outside a New Orleans federal courthouse on Friday as President Obama’s efforts to overhaul the country’s immigration system dangled in legal limbo.
Companies Can't Find Workers Who Can Hold A Conversation Or Show Up On Time
According to the latest supplemental survey from the New York Fed's manufacturing and business leaders surveys, employers in the New York area are facing two main problems: finding workers who can show up on time and workers who can hold a conversation
Big Union Payday
America's Top Labor Bosses Raked In Millions In 2014
Union bosses known for bashing the rich are often millionaires themselves, paid with dues taken from workers' paychecks.
UN Chief Wants Action on $100 Billion Climate Fund
Ahead of Earth Day on Wednesday, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is pointing to a meeting next month in New York where he says he will be looking for clear indications from governments and investors as to how the ambitious goal will be reached.
Kerry To Visit Arctic Amid Concern Over Ice Melt
Secretary of State John Kerry will visit the Arctic Circle next week for key ministerial talks on climate change amid global concerns about rising seas and accelerating ice melt
ICE Could Have Saved Millions On Detainee Flights, Watchdog Says
An internal watchdog report says millions of dollars may have been saved through better management and by filling empty seats on U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement charter flights carrying detained immigrants to their home countries.
Doing Good, Or Doing Well?
Study: Hillary Earned More Than America's Top 10 CEOs
Hillary Clinton is drawing a populist bead on lavish Wall Street pay packages as she revs up her march to the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, but in some respects the fat-per-speech fee she can charge puts her far ahead of the top 10 highest-paid American CEOs.
EPA Tells Kids to Avoid Baths
Parents across America who struggle to keep their young rambunctious kids clean now have a new obstacle: the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
School Under Fire For Transgender Kindergarten Lesson
Officials at Mitchell Primary School are apologizing after a book about a transgender child was read to most of the school’s K-3 students.
Daily Presidential Tracking Poll: 0bama Job Approval @ 46%
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll shows that 46% of Likely Voters at least somewhat approve of Obama's job performance. 52% disapprove
Desperately Seeking Racism
College Apologizes For Serving Mexican Food at Space Alien-Themed Party
A California college has apologized for its “insensitivity” after serving Mexican food at an official school night party whose theme, “Intergalactic,” included decorations featuring aliens from outer space.
Obamacare Adds 3,322 Pages of Regs to $234 Billion Tax Complexity Burden
This year’s new analysis of tax complexity from National Taxpayers Union Foundation found some startling lead figures: a $234 billion cost to the economy due to 6.1 billion lost hours of productivity and $32 billion spent out-of-pocket to comply with America’s insanely complicated tax system.
Lifelike Humanoid Reacts To Facial Expressions
According to Hanson Robotics's website, the humanoids can actually see your face, make eye contact with you, and understand speech to 'engage you in witty dialogue'.
The Fruits of Liberalism
Income Gap The Widest In Nation’s Blue Cities
As a recent report from the Brookings Institution reveals, income disparities are widest in the nation’s bluest – most liberal – cities and much narrower elsewhere.
Trans Actress Poses Nude For Mag
Laverne Cox, a transgender actress, has posed nude for Allure Magazine. The “Orange is the New Black” actress hopes the photo will inspire others
Poor Kids Have Smaller Brains Than Affluent Kids
Neuroscientists who studied the brain scans of nearly 1,100 children and young adults nationwide from ages 3 to 20 found that the surface area of the cerebral cortex was linked to family income
Norway To Become First Nation In World To Shut Down FM Radio
Video may have killed the radio star, but in Norway it's digital that's killing FM radio for good. In two years' time, the Scandinavian nation is slated to become the first in the world to phase out radio entirely.
15 Things Foreigners Are Surprised by in America
Those who have visited or lived in the United States have reported being shocked and overwhelmed by a number of the country’s customs and practices. Here are the top fifteen things
20 Things Our Parents Did To Us That Would Be Considered Horrible Now
Mommyshorts.com asked their readers to submit childhood throwback pictures from the 70's and 80's. Judging by these pictures, it's a miracle the generation survived.