The bells of Moscow's Ivan the Great tower were rung 400 times Wednesday to mark the 400th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty's ascent to power. The Romanovs ruled for three centuries until the Russian Revolution in 1917. Czar Nicholas II and all members of his immediate family were executed by Soviet agents in Yekaterinburg in July of 1918.
According to a Colorado Bureau of Investigations report obtained by Media Trackers, State Representative Rhonda Fields (D-Aurora) was arrested in 1976 on a charge of larceny and again in 1991 on a charge of shoplifting. Despite her own criminal record, Rep. Fields has sought to limit the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens. read more
The district attorney who is prosecuting the case against abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell says he engaged in murder when he snipped the spinal cords of babies who were killed in live-birth abortions. read more
In the high-end suburb of University Park, 15 minutes east of downtown Sarasota, Fla., there's a three-bedroom, single-story home within walking distance of the local country club. Not the sort of place you'd go to buy a Soviet anti-aircraft system with four automatic 23mm cannons. But records indicate that a ZSU-23, a Russian-built air-defense system deployed by dozens of countries from Armenia to Zimbabwe, was indeed brokered for sale by a company registered at the home. The customer in the transaction? The U.S. government. read more
Airport-security screeners apparently get a kink out of rifling through your sexy baggage.