Russian Troops Seize Hospital, Missile Base in Crimea
Russian troops seized a military hospital and a missile base in the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea Monday, in the latest show of force in the battle for the country’s disputed future.
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
Mystery Fake-Passport Holders on Flight MH370 Were Iranian
The two men travelling on stolen passports on the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that mysteriously disappeared on Saturday have been identified as Iranian nationals.
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.
Federal Judge Clears Florists to Deliver by Drone
A federal judge’s ruling last week that the Federal Aviation Administration has no jurisdiction over small drone aircraft means a Commerce Township florist will resume testing flower delivery by drone.
IRS Scandal Continues
Lerner Contempt Charges on Hold
The House Oversight Committee is unlikely to consider potential contempt charges against former IRS official Lois Lerner this week, a GOP aide said Monday
Obama to Cut Key Reconnaissance Fleet By 25 Percent
A key fleet of U.S. reconnaissance planes used to detect enemy aircraft in hostile settings will to be cut by 25 percent under President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget
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
Sharyl Attkisson Resigns From CBS News
Attkisson, who has been with CBS News for two decades, had grown frustrated with what she saw as the network's liberal bias, an outsized influence by the network's corporate partners and a lack of dedication to investigative reporting
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.
CO Pot Revenue Falls Short of Predictions
The bullish predictions about the revenue Colorado would accumulate from sales of recreational marijuana may have been quite premature.
Al-Qaeda Unveils New Magazine Aimed at Western Jihadis
Al-Qaeda is starting an English language magazine as part of a fresh effort to recruit and inspire Western jihadis to launch attacks in their own countries, according to security analysts.
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.”
Former Pentagon Watchdog: Administration Officials 'Blatantly Lying'
"I still represent whistleblowers, and I see the people in this current administration just blatantly lying -- lying to American citizens, lying about people trying to redress grievances," Schmitz said
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.
Breaking The Law
Hillary Clinton Campaign Got Illicit Funds From D.C. Scandal Figure
Prosecutors revealed Monday that the mastermind of Mayor Vincent C. Gray’s “shadow campaign” also funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars to aid Mrs. Clinton’s bid for the White House
Pig Virus Expected to Lead to Higher Pork Prices
A fast-spreading virus that can kill 80 percent of piglets that contract it is rapidly spreading across Missouri hog farms, wiping out entire nurseries in some cases
Daily Presidential Tracking Poll: 0bama Job Approval @ 45%
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll shows that 45% of Likely Voters at least somewhat approve of Obama's job performance. 54% 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.
Colorado Man Could Sue Divers Who Saved Him From Submerged Car
A Colorado man, despite acknowledging that he's lucky to be alive after being trapped in a submerged car, has filed an intent to sue his rescuers for half a million dollars
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.
‘Girls’ Star Lena Dunham Gets Nude, Mocks Bible on SNL
Girls creator/star Lena Dunham got nude on Saturday Night Live this weekend, in one scene mocking the Genesis Eden story, where a partly blurred-out nude Dunham and leaf-covered co-star Taran Killam poked fun at the biblical narrative
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.
Elderly Couple Kicked Out of Va. McDonald's For Sitting Too Long
After an elderly couple got the boot from their local McDonald's for sitting too long, management and the owner are not answering the question if there really is a 30-minute sitting limit at the Culpeper, Va. fast food restauran
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
Why the Russian Occupation of Crimea Could Lead to a New Islamist Terror Hotspot
As Putin is tightening his grip on the Crimean Peninsula, the Crimean Tatars are becoming increasingly worried about their future.By annexing the Crimea to Russia, Moscow will most likely radicalize an otherwise peaceful indigenous Tatar community
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