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Monday, March 02, 2015

The video starts with a man swinging his arms at police officers outside a Los Angeles homeless shelter.

An officer tackles him to the ground, and three others try to subdue him. At least one pulls out a Taser and tries to shock the man.

"Drop the gun!" a voice yells.

Seconds later, five gunshots ring out, prompting shock and screams from bystanders. read more


Friday, February 27, 2015

"We hear the perpetual headline that 2014 has been the warmest year on record, but now the script has flipped," Inhofe said. He went on to lambaste the Obama administration for focusing on global warming rather than terrorism.

NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said last month that 2014 was the warmest year on record, and data showed that last January was the second-warmest on record, despite heavy snow in the Northeast.


Tuesday, February 24, 2015

A video purported to be by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries. U.S. authorities said there was "no credible" evidence suggesting a U.S. mall attack was in the works. "These groups are relying more and more on independent actors to become inspired, drawn to the cause and they'll attack on their own," said Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson. read more


Friday, February 20, 2015

Not long after wagging his finger at NBC anchor Brian Williams for embellishing stories about his war coverage, Fox News host Bill O'Reilly now faces questions about his own tales covering the Falklands War in the 1980s. O'Reilly has repeatedly told his audience that he was a war correspondent during the Falklands war and that he experienced combat during that 1982 conflict between the United Kingdom* and Argentina. Yet his own account of his time in Argentina in his 2001 book, The No Spin Zone, contains no references to O'Reilly experiencing or covering any combat during the Falklands war. O'Reilly reports that he arrived in Buenos Aires soon before the Argentine junta surrendered to the British, ending the 10-week war over control of two territories far off the coast of Argentina. read more


A new intelligence assessment, circulated by the Department of Homeland Security this month and reviewed by CNN, focuses on the domestic terror threat from right-wing sovereign citizen extremists and comes as the Obama administration holds a White House conference to focus efforts to fight violent extremism.


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