OSTRASK, Sweden (UPI) — Swedish police are attempting to sell a house seized in a drug raid on Blocket, the country’s version of auction site eBay. A district court ruled […]
PARIS (UPI) — French police said a crackdown on illegal street peddling in Paris led to the seizure of 66 tons of miniature Eiffel Tower figurines in a suburban warehouse. […]
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is expected to accept a guilty plea from Halliburton Company to a charge of destroying evidence in the aftermath of the April 2010 Deepwater […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — Former national security contractor Edward Snowden will not face the death penalty for releasing classified document, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said. Holder said the Justice Department […]
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (UPI) — Former president George H.W. Bush says shaving his head in a show of support for a 2-year-old boy with leukemia was the “right thing to do.” […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — The U.S. prison population declined in 2012 for a third consecutive year, the Bureau of Justice Statistics reported. The number of inmates in state and federal prisons […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — Senator Richard Burr, R-N.C., says the idea of shutting down the U.S. government to block healthcare reform implementation is “the dumbest idea I’ve ever heard.” Support is […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., has put cruise lines “on notice” they must do a better job of reporting criminal incidents that occur on cruise ships. Rockefeller, […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
Is Edward Snowden a traitorous dog who deserves the harshest penalties the United States can impose on him? Or is he an authentic American hero who sacrificed a comfortable life to bring us the truth about how far our government has gone to snoop on all of us?
Pretty soon, a pair of massive high-tech Army blimps will be floating over the greater Washington D.C. area to provide 24-hour, 360-degree surveillance. And as testing and advancement of the airship surveillance technology continues, the eyes in the sky could have the ability to keep an eye on folks spanning hundreds of acres, from North Carolina to Niagara Falls and beyond.
Why does President Barack Obama seemingly endorse the idea that it’s fine for cops to randomly stop and frisk people based on their race, but that it’s a civil rights crime if a private citizen on neighborhood watch patrol might have done the same thing?
Marty the Magician performs magic shows for children. For his big finale he pulls a rabbit out of a hat. In 2005, a USDA inspector cornered him after a show. She asked to see his license. “License for?” the magician asked. “The rabbit,” was the reply. His adventure with USDA insanity had begun.
Conservative Americans like to think they are defending the founding principles of the United States, defending individual rights and the Constitution. They are doing no such thing.
Don’t get me wrong. Conservatives study, express, believe in and support American principles. But defending? No.
President Barack Obama, in a speech Wednesday, blamed political posturing and phony scandals for Washington’s inability to get much done to benefit the American people. There’s one burning question: Which scandals does the President consider phony?
If there’s anything to the results of a new voter poll, the 2014 midterm elections will see the entirety of today’s House of Representatives, along with every Senator who’s up for re-election, kicked out of office: 57 percent of Americans would choose to throw the “bums” out, including their own elected representatives.
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ROME (UPI) — Italian researchers say ancient craftsmen created metal-coating techniques 2,000 years ago that have never been matched, even today. Writing in the American Chemical Society’s journal Account of […]
NEW YORK (UPI) — Some of the planet’s rarest large mammals may become “victims of fashion” as the cashmere trade threatens ecosystems, U.S. conservationists say. Expanding goat herds meant to […]
IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif. (UPI) — A species of bird native to the Siberian tundra has made a rare appearance in California, ImperialBeachPatch.com reported. Bird enthusiasts have been flocking to Imperial […]
TOKYO (UPI) — The University of Tokyo says it’s urging one of its research groups to retract 43 published papers because they contain falsified data and other irregularities. The papers […]
WOLSZTYN, Poland (UPI) — A cold spring decimated Poland’s stork population, with 80 percent of young storks perishing in some areas of the country, conservationists said. Bird watchers said despite […]