Russian Flags Flood Crimean Capital as Thousands Back Takeover
Russian flags flooded Lenin Square in the centre of Crimea's capital Simferopol Sunday as thousands rallied in support of Moscow's takeover of the peninsula -- vastly overwhelming a smaller pro-Ukraine demonstration nearby.
US Deploys Fighter Jets to Poland, Lithuania
The United States is sending a dozen F-16 fighter jets to Poland as a part of a training exercise, amid continuing tensions between Ukraine and Russia, the Polish defence ministry said on Sunday
Stolen Passports Add Questions to Missing Flight Search
Foreign ministry officials in Rome and Vienna confirmed Saturday that names of two nationals listed on the manifest of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight match passports reported stolen in Thailand.
Rand Paul Wins 2014 CPAC Straw Poll
Sen. Rand Paul demolished his competition in the 2014 Washington Times/CPAC presidential preference straw poll on Saturday, winning 31 percent of the vote — nearly three times the total of second-place Sen. Ted Cruz.
Union: Obamacare Will Slash Wages By Up To $5 An Hour
A national union that represents 300,000 low-wage hospitality workers charges in a new report that Obamacare will slam wages, cut hours, limit access to health insurance and worsen the very “income equality” President Obama says he is campaigning to fix.
Gates: Crimea is Gone, Lost to Russia
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates predicted Sunday that Russia will take control of the Crimea region of Ukraine during its political upheaval and suggested that section of the country is lost to Kiev and the Western world.
Sarah Palin's CPAC Speech
In true fashion, Sarah Palin brought the house down in her keynote address to end #CPAC2014 and you can watch the full speech here
$$ For Job Training?
Obama Proposes Billions More Despite Spotty Record
Despite spotty evidence that the billions of dollars spent on dozens of federal job training programs are delivering results, President Obama is proposing to spend billions more as part of his $4 trillion budget plan
Senate Democrats Plan an All-Nighter Monday for Climate Change
At least 28 Senate Democrats plan to spend hours Monday night and early Tuesday speaking on the Senate floor in a push for congressional action on climate change
Farrakhan-Tied Group, Other Non-Profits, Enjoy Windfall From Farm Subsidies
Several nonprofits that have little to do with farming or are in poor standing with their local governments have been receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in farm subsidies over the past decade, federal records show.
States Use Trick To Undo Food Stamp Cuts
States are using what critics call a 'perverse' legislative maneuver to partly undo congressional cuts to food stamps, despite efforts by some lawmakers to stop it
Army Opens Artillery Positions to Women
The U.S. Army has opened field artillery positions to women, in the military's latest step to ease restrictions on women in combat roles.
Atheists Force Woman to Remove Cross Honoring Dead Son
A grieving mother erected a roadside cross where her son was killed, and now an atheist group has forced her to take it down.
Dalai Lama Says ‘Okay’ to Gay Marriage
The Dalai Lama has voiced his support for gay marriage and condemned homophobia, saying that sex is fine as long as it is consensual.
China Ups Military Spending By 12 Percent
China made headlines today with its annual military budget, up 12.2 percent to $132 billion dollars this year. That's about one quarter of the $495 billion military budget that President Obama presented to Congress yesterday
Christian Science Monitor
UAE Backs Saudis With Muslim Brotherhood Blacklist
The United Arab Emirates has thrown its support behind neighboring Saudi Arabia's decision to label the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization, increasing Gulf Arab pressure on the Islamist group.
U.S.: No Need for PA to Recognize Israel
The United States believes there is no need for the Palestinian Authority (PA) to recognize Israel as a Jewish state as part of a peace agreement, State Department Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Saturday
Israel National News
University Staff Members Forced to Undergo Reeducation in ‘Heterosexual Privilege’
Staff members at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington are enduring viewpoint-corrective training sessions in far-left political topics like “heterosexual privilege,” “gender privilege” and “language privilege.”
18 Year-Old Wins Free Healthcare in Lawsuit Against Parents
Rachel Canning, the 18 year-old teenager from New Jersey who sued her parents for financial support, won a partial victory in court this week, courtesy of Obamacare.
Connecticut Could Be 1st State to Curb Loud Movies
Connecticut could become the first state to curb loud movies under proposed legislation that’s drawing opposition from the Motion Picture Association of America.
School's Gory Pick For Musical Angers Parents
A high school musical featuring supernatural powers, bullying and lots of blood has angry parents pushing to cancel the production.
D'Souza Debuts New Film Trailer: What if George Washington Died in Battle?
The filmmaker behind "2016: Obama's America" debuted the video at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday.
Daily Presidential Tracking Poll: 0bama Job Approval @ 47%
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll shows that 47% of Likely Voters at least somewhat approve of Obama's job performance. 51% at least somewhat disapprove.
7-Year-Old Boy Denied Life-Saving Medication
Seven-year-old Josh Hardy has survived four bouts of kidney cancer, heart failure and a bone marrow transplant. But now, he is fighting for his life once again, after a drug company denied him access to a medication that could cure him of a potentially deadly virus.
Caribbean Nations Consider Push For Slavery Reparations
More than 150 years after European colonial powers abolished slavery, a coalition of Caribbean nations is considering legal action to seek a formal apology and monetary compensation.
CO Barber Shop Refuses Customers Who Smell Like Pot
A barber shop in Greeley refuses service to people who smell like marijuana. Other business owners have thanked him for taking a stand and his customers say it’s been a noticeable difference.
Democrats Launch Donor-Friendly Climate Change Show on Senate Floor
On Monday night into Tuesday morning, two dozen Senate Democrats -- members of the party's newly-formed Climate Action Task Force -- plan to hold a all-night, filibuster-like talkathon on the issue of global warming.
Atheists Want to Ban Iconic Ground Zero Cross From 9/11 Museum
Atheists are trying to oust the “Miracle Cross” from the 9/11 museum, arguing that its inclusion would violate the Constitution’s separation of church and state.
Scientists Develop Blood Test to Detect Alzheimer's
A blood test that can detect Alzheimer’s disease up to three years before the onset of symptoms has been developed by scientists who believe that it could lead to the early diagnosis of progressive dementia in elderly people.
Uninsured: Obamacare is Unaffordable
A new survey confirms that the “Affordable Care Act” has failed to achieve one of its most important goals — making health coverage accessible to the uninsured
Parents of the Year
Couple 'Allowed Their 2-Year-Old Son to Smoke Pot Five Times
A Montana couple has been charged after allegedly letting a 2-year-old boy smoke marijuana. Lucas Keith Wilson and Camilla Rose Samuels have been charged with felony and misdemeanor counts of endangering the welfare of a child
Lie To Me
President Putin's Fiction: 10 False Claims About Ukraine
Below are 10 of President Vladimir Putin’s recent claims justifying Russian aggression in the Ukraine, followed by the facts that his assertions ignore or distort
US State Department
Fatwa Issued Against Russell Crowe's New £75 Million Blockbuster Noah
One of the world's most respected Islamic institutions has issued a fatwa against a Hollywood epic about Noah's Ark because it 'contradicts the teachings of Islam'. Russell Crowe's £75million film Noah has also been banned in three Arab countries
Grover Norquist: Here Are The Only 6 Republicans Who Can Win In 2016
Grover Norquist, the influential conservative who serves as president of Americans for Tax Reform, thinks there are only six Republicans who can win the 2016 Republican nomination for president
Canadian Guilty of Sexual Assault After Piercing Condom
The Supreme Court of Canada on Friday upheld the sexual assault conviction of a Nova Scotia man for poking holes in his condoms before having consensual sex with his girlfriend in order to try to make her pregnant.
Singapore Named 'Most Expensive City'
The island city of Singapore has been named the world’s most expensive city to live in, according to the latest data from a comprehensive study, while London did not even make the top 10.
Could You Pass a US Citizenship Test?
According to US Citizenship and Immigration services, 92 percent of applicants pass this test. You must get 58 or more of these test questions correct in order to pass.
Christian Science Monitor
Fortune Cookie Turns New York Woman Into Millionaire
Emma Duvoll won $2 million in a recent Powerball drawing after playing the numbers found in her fortune cookie.
Home Births Rise to Highest Level In Decades
Home births have risen to their highest level in about four decades but are still only a fraction of all births, according to a new government report released Tuesday.
The Worst Product Flops of All Time
The larger the company, the greater its capacity for taking risks. While pouring millions of dollars into market research and advertising campaigns can lead to tremendous successes, such ventures can also be a formula for the most miserable failures
Wall Street 24X7
French 'Least Faithful' in Europe
A Europe-wide survey has shown the French are the continent’s worst philanderers, while British are the least likely to cheat
Woman Embalmed, Bronzed in Favorite Pew
Longtime church-goer Gert Rizzoli was so devoted to her spot in the pew at Featherside Congregational church that when she passed away last month, her family received permission to bronze her body and set it in the pew