Facebook sued over posts inciting attacks on Jews

Facebook sued over posts inciting attacks on Jews

Agence France-Presse An Israeli NGO said Tuesday it was suing Facebook for failing to remove pages that encourage the killing of Jews, after a wave of attacks by Palestinians left nine Israelis dead. Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, director of the Shurat HaDin organisation that filed the lawsuit in the New York State Court on Monday, said the

Pentagon chief: US won’t hold back from ‘direct action on the ground’ to fight Islamic State

Pentagon chief: US won’t hold back from ‘direct action on the ground’ to fight Islamic State

Agence France-Presse Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Tuesday said the United States will ramp up attacks on Islamic State jihadists in Syria and Iraq, with additional air strikes and even direct action on the ground. Testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Carter said he expects more actions like the one last week that freed

SC student arrested for recording school cop’s violent assault on classmate sitting in her desk

SC student arrested for recording school cop’s violent assault on classmate sitting in her desk

Bethania Palma Markus A South Carolina high school student who witnessed her classmate being physically abused by a school resource officer was arrested and held on $1,000 bond for filming the incident. UPDATE: Sheriff Leon Lott blames flipped teen for police assault: She started this whole incident Niya Kenny, 18, told WLTX she was shocked and disturbed when

Why did so few people turn out to see ‘Steve Jobs’?

Why did so few people turn out to see ‘Steve Jobs’?

Los Angeles Times

The explosion in fact-based movies over the last several years has generated a range of reactions among the moviegoing public. In one corner of the matrix are those movies released with little fanfare or even much of a raison d’etre but that soon turn into major sensations. “American Sniper” last year was Exhibit A for this,…