Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) delivered an impassioned, libertarian-flavored speech to a standing-room-only crowd of Conservative Political Action Conference attendees Friday, leaving no doubt about which CPAC speaker appeals to the broadest swath of American conservatives.
Another unrefined pastiche of imagery captured from the second day of CPAC’s silliness and seriousness. All photos by Personal Liberty staff writer Sam Rolley.
OTTAWA (UPI) — Canada has ordered Russian troops performing military exercises in the country to leave within 24 hours. It’s probably not going to bother Russia that much, as there were only about 10 to 15 troops training in the country, but it is the latest in a series of repercussions for Russia’s actions in […]
NEW YORK (UPI) — A New York tattoo shop owner said the employee who tattooed his sedated dog has quit the shop and is planning to “lay low for a while.” Chris Torres, the owner of the Red Legged Devil tattoo parlor who has appeared on reality TV show “NY Ink,” said employee Alexander Avgerakis, […]
MILAN, Italy (UPI) — An Italian traffic police officer is under house arrest on accusations of slashing a woman’s tires and flipping her the bird, prosecutors said. The alleged victim told authorities the Milan officer had repeatedly harassed her for parking her car in a school zone while she waited for her daughter to be […]
NEW YORK (UPI) — A 75-year-old New York woman who won a $2 million lottery jackpot said she got her numbers from a fortune cookie. Great-grandmother Emma Duvoll, who collected her winnings Thursday, said she kept her fortune cookie slip when she and her sons picked up food from Sammy’s Noodle Shop & Grill in […]
BULFORD, England (UPI) — An anonymous response to a British Army commander who decried officers using their hands to eat notes that sandwiches are “designed for manual manipulation.” The response, posted on unofficial British Army forum the Army Rumor Service, addresses the concerns raised by Maj. Gen. James Cowan in a three-page letter about what […]
LOS ANGELES (UPI) — Los Angeles transport officials said a blind man evaded death and serious injury when he fell from a subway platform and into the path of an oncoming train. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority spokesman Paul Gonzales said the 47-year-old blind man was on the subway platform at the Wilshire/Vermont station […]
MELBOURNE (UPI) — People with non-melanoma skin cancer by age 25 and younger have a higher risk of developing melanoma or other cancers later in life, Australian researchers say. Rodney Sinclair, a professor at the University of Melbourne and director of Dermatology at Epworth HealthCare, said the risk decreased significantly with increasing age, but it […]
LONDON (UPI) — Britain’s chief medical officer called for urgent action to reduce use of antibiotics and improve hospital hygiene to prevent resistant bacteria from spreading. Sally Davies, who previously warned bacteria becoming resistant to drugs is a threat equal to that of terrorism, said immediate action is needed to address antibiotic resistance. She said […]