Gunman arrested after allegedly killing two California deputies, injuring another and bystander, arrested
Fox News - A gunman who allegedly killed two sheriff’s deputies and wounded another officer and a bystander in the Sacramento County area has been arrested, a spokeswoman for the Placer County sheriff said Friday night.
MS Supreme Court rejects McDaniel Senate primary challenge
JACKSON Miss. (Reuters) - The Mississippi Supreme Court on Friday rejected a Republican primary challenge by former U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel, possibly ending his legal effort to overturn the June result that he alleged was stolen by incumbent U.S. Senator Thad Cochran.
Police prepare for grand jury decision in Ferguson
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury’s decision about whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in suburban St. Louis.
1 confirmed dead, several injured in shooting at Washington state high school
Fox News - DEVELOPING: A high school student in Marysville, Wash., opened fire in the school cafeteria Friday morning, injuring at least six before killing himself, police and witnesses said.
Valerie Jarrett Key Player in Fast and Furious Cover-Up After Holder Lied to Congress
Judicial Watch - President Obama’s trusted senior advisor, Valerie Jarrett, was a key player in the effort to cover up that Attorney General Eric Holder lied to Congress about the Fast and Furious scandal, according to public records obtained by Judicial Watch.
McKamey Manor: This ‘extreme’ haunted house is the stuff of nightmares
Independent - McKamey Manor in San Diego, California isn’t your usual haunted house, instead of sighing at pop-up ghosts you can see fairground operators smoking a cigarette behind, you’re bound, gagged, drenched in blood and terrorised for four to seven hours.
IRS beats tea party in court
Politico - The IRS notched a major legal victory Thursday after a federal judge dismissed lawsuits brought by more than 40 conservative groups seeking remedies for being singled out in the tea party targeting scandal.
Obama Asserts Fast and Furious Executive Privilege Claim for Holder’s Wife
Judicial Watch - Judicial Watch announced today that it received from the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) a “Vaughn index” detailing records about the Operation Fast and Furious scandal. The index was forced out of the Obama administration thanks to JW’s June 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent September 2012 FOIA lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice (No. 1:12-cv-01510)). A federal court had ordered the production over the objections of the Obama Justice Department.
Top 20 Worst Ways the Government Wasted Your Tax Dollars
CNS News - Every year, Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn and his staff compile an exhaustive volume of wasteful government spending from that year. The 2014 tome is chock full of government waste ranging from the redundant to the downright absurd.
Man apprehended after scaling White House fence in latest security breach
Fox News - A man was apprehended after he scaled a White House fence Wednesday night, the latest security breach at a time when the Secret Service faces increased scrutiny over its ability to protect the president and his residence.
No good reason to oppose voter ID
Illinois News - SPRINGFIELD – I dropped by my local courthouse Monday and voted early.
Latest News on Ebola and Infectious Diseases
Texas nurse Nina Pham cured of Ebola
Washington (AFP) - An American nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for a Liberian patient in Texas has been declared free of the virus and will leave the hospital Friday.
Mali becomes sixth West African nation hit by Ebola
BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali confirmed its first case of Ebola on Thursday, becoming the sixth West African country to be touched by the worst outbreak on record of the hemorrhagic fever, which has killed nearly 4,900 people.
Panic in New York: How Ebola doctor roamed New York while he was contagious
London Daily Mail - Ebola panic is swarming New York City tonight as it emerged infected doctor Craig Spencer rode the subway, visited a crowded bowling hot spot and took an Uber cab just one day before he was rushed to the hospital with a 103F fever.
Obama, NY leaders confer on Ebola case
The Hill - President Obama offered New York’s top elected officials any support necessary from the federal government after a doctor who treated Ebola in Guinea tested positive for the deadly virus.
US Hospitals Consider Withholding Care to Ebola Patients
Newsmax - The Ebola crisis is forcing the American healthcare system to consider the previously unthinkable: withholding some medical interventions because they are too dangerous to doctors and nurses and unlikely to help a patient.
Rwanda Starts Testing American Visitors for Ebola
Voactive - Hey, West: Not everyone in Africa has Ebola. In fact, most Africans are scared you’ll give it to them.
Latest World News
The royal tweet: Queen sends first Twitter message
Guardian - Queen sent the message from the Science Museum in London, where she opened an exhibition about the information age
Injured Malaysian man crawls through forest for 3 days after car crash
Fox News - KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – A Malaysian man seriously injured in a car accident crawled through jungle for three days before happening upon an isolated village, authorities said Friday.
Zuma ignores the warning signs
Pretoria News/IOL News - As if existing in some strange parallel universe, Zuma has taken a decision to ignore national issues, says Mmusi Maimane.
Canada plans diplomatic blitz in U.S. amid scrutiny over security
Canadian Press - WASHINGTON - Canadian officials plan a diplomatic blitz south of the border to allay security jitters following two attacks this week that have drawn extensive coverage from U.S. media.
Man arrested at gunpoint after he came ‘just steps’ away from Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper as he lay a wreath at Ottawa War Memorial
London Daily Mail - Police dramatically arrested a man at gunpoint just steps from Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Thursday, underscoring tensions in the capital Ottawa a day after a gunman killed a soldier and rampaged through parliament.
Climate change PROVED to be ‘nothing but a lie’, claims top meteorologist
Express - John Coleman, who co-founded the Weather Channel, shocked academics by insisting the theory of man-made climate change was no longer scientifically credible.
Latest News On ISIS and Radical Islam
NYPD Cop Attacked With Hatchet, Suspect Shot Dead
NBC News - A rookie police officer was struck in the head by a man wielding a hatchet in the New York City borough of Queens Thursday, in an assault that has police investigating if the suspect could have been inspired by Wednesday’s “terrorist” attack in Canada.
Terror connection not ruled out in hatchet attack, police say
Fox News - The NYPD is reportedly investigating whether Islamic extremism played a role in Thursday’s hatchet attack on city cops.
FBI warns media: Journalists ‘desirable targets’ for ISIL
Politico - The Federal Bureau of Investigation sent a bulletin to reporters on Thursday warning that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant had identified reporters and media personalities as “desirable targets” for retribution attacks against the United States.
Islamic State recruits loose in Toronto
Toronto Sun - A year ago when the words ISIS and ISIL had not yet entered our vocabulary, writing in this space I asked the question: “Have Islamist jihadis declared world war?”
Infant Dead, Pedestrians Hurt as Hamas Terrorist Rams Train Station in Jerusalem
Algemeiner - A three-month-old baby is dead and at least seven pedestrians are hurt in Jerusalem after an Arab driver plowed into people waiting at a Light Rail station close to the National Police headquarters on Wednesday evening, officials said.
Suspect in attack on 2 soldiers in Quebec ‘had become radicalized’
CTV News - The man who allegedly struck two soldiers with his car in Quebec and was killed after a police chase had become “radicalized” and was known to federal authorities, the Prime Minister’s Office said Monday.
Prevent Hamas Re-Arming Before Investing in Gaza
Algemeiner - Will the reconstruction of Gaza also mean a serious effort to prevent the re-arming of Hamas? One without the other is folly.
U.S. Humanitarian Aid Going to ISIS
Not only are foodstuffs, medical supplies—even clinics—going to ISIS, the distribution networks are paying ISIS ‘taxes’ and putting ISIS people on their payrolls.
Latest Military News
Islamic State looking to field captured Syrian jets
(IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly) - The Islamic State is training fighters to fly three combat jets the group has captured from the Syrian Arab Air Force, it was claimed on 17 October.
PLAN commissions fourth Dahua-class vessel
(IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly) - The People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has commissioned its fourth Type 909 Dahua-class research ship at a military port in Zhanjiang, a PLA-sponsored news outlet reported on 11 October.
EASA weighs up civil certification of Airbus UAV
(IHS Airport 360) - The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is considering the first application for civil type certification of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
Latest News on Border Crisis and Immigration
Up to 34 MILLION blank ‘green cards’ and work permits to be ordered ahead of Obama illegal immigrant ‘amnesty’
(London Daily Mail) - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services plans to seek a vendor to produce as many as 34 million blank work permits and ‘green cards’ – the paperwork that authorizes illegal immigrants to live and work in the United States – as the White House prepares to issue an executive order after the Nov. 4 midterm elections.
Can We End the Crazy Diversity Visa Lottery Yet?
(CNSNews.com)The Diversity Visa lottery program is a public health hazard and a national security risk that leave…
Latest News on China
Brazen Chinese company tried to beat the NSA at its own game…by hacking into the spy agency
(Washington Times) - Chinese telecommunications equipment giant Huawei Technologies sought to gain access to National Security Agency computer networks this year in a failed cyberespionage attack, U.S. officials said.
Why is the US Navy practising for war with China?
(BBC) - The US prefers to talk about engaging with China, but it is clear its navy is now also practising for a potential conflict, reports the BBC’s Rupert Wingfield-Hayes.
Chinese Communist Gov’t ‘Many Times More Dangerous’ Than ISIS, Says Blind Rights Activist Chen Guangcheng
(Christian Post) - WASHINGTON – The Chinese Communist Party, which has maintained its rule over the people of China for over 60 years, is more dangerous than terrorist groups such as ISIS, well-known blind Chinese human rights activist Chen Guangcheng implied on Thursday.
China Military Buildup Shifts Balance of Power in Asia in Beijing’s Favor
(Washington Free Beacon) - China’s decades-long buildup of strategic and conventional military forces is shifting the balance of power in Asia in Beijing’s favor and increasing the risk of a conflict, according to a forthcoming report by a congressional China commission.
China’s Gendercide: When Women are Strapped to Tables and Forced to Have Abortions
(Life News) - Few issues divide more sharply than abortion. Longstanding friendships and family relationships can rupture over the pro-choice/pro-life debate. But on the International Day of the Girl Child, we should agree to bury the hatchet on two issues: the ending of gendercide through sex-selective abortion, abandonment, deadly neglect, and murder of females because of their sex; and the ending of forced abortion, which is not a choice.
Latest News on Israel and Hamas
Palestinian unity cabinet to meet in Gaza this week
(Israel Hayom) - Cabinet to convene Thursday, says Deputy PM Mohammed Mustafa, three days before international pledging conference • Some 3,000 troops loyal to Abbas will take up positions in Gaza soon, Mustafa says.
Israel lets hundreds of Palestinians leave Gaza to mark Muslim holiday at Jerusalem’s holiest mosque
(National Post) - Hundreds of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip prayed Sunday at Jerusalem’s most important mosque, the first time Israel has allowed such visits from the coastal enclave since the Hamas militant group overran the area in 2007.
Jihadist slaughters expose deep hypocrisy over Israel
HOMEGROWN jihadists parading the severed heads of their fellow Muslim conquests in Syria and Iraq should have triggered robust public condemnation from the Grand Mufti and other Muslim community leaders in Australia. Instead, we have heard little until now, when proposed new anti-terror laws have prompted loud objections from Muslim leaders. This is deeply disappointing for a nation eager to tackle terrorism at the same time it fosters an open and tolerant approach to national unity. The double standards at play in this domestic terror debate and the reactions to the Middle East conflict need to be confronted.
Gaza: Ban condemns latest deadly attack near UN school as ‘moral outrage and criminal act’
Amidst an ‘appalling’ escalation of violence in the Gaza Strip since the collapse of a brief 1 August ceasefire, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned the killing today of at least 10 Palestinian civilians in shelling outside of a United Nations school in Rafah which had been sheltering thousands of civilians.