Reuters A man charged in the fatal shooting of a New York City police officer was sentenced to 12 years in prison for a prior drug offense on Thursday by a judge who said in court Mayor Bill de Blasio should look in a mirror before blaming others for the officers death. Manhattan Supreme Court
Howard University braces for attack after chilling racist threat: Its not murder if theyre black
David Edwards The president of Howard University announced on Thursday that the school had increased security after receiving a racist death threat against all students. We are aware of the threat made against the University and its students and are working with campus, local, and federal law enforcement on this serious matter, President Wayne A.
Reuters A controversial Noahs Ark-themed amusement park in Kentucky will open on July 7, 2016, the parks founder said on Thursday. Currently under construction in Williamstown, northern Kentucky, Ark Encounter will include a full-sized wooden replica of the ship from the Biblical story of Noah and the great flood. Ken Ham, president and chief executive
Bethania Palma Markus Conservative news outlets rushed to declare a racially charged incident at the University of Missouri a hoax only to have their conspiracy theory easily debunked by another conservative website. Amid rising tensions at the University of Missouri over racist treatment of the schools African-American student population and failure of school administrators
Rush Limbaughs brother: Pro-abortionists lay a trap by demanding exceptions for saving a mothers life
David Edwards Conservative author David Limbaugh, the brother of Rush Limbaugh, told Fox Business Network on Thursday that advocates for the reproductive rights of women insisted on exceptions for the life of the mother as a way to trap opponents of abortion. Fox Business host Ashley Webster kicked off an interview with Limbaugh by noting
Agence France-Presse Undercover Israeli agents pretending to transport a pregnant woman raided a West Bank hospital overnight and killed a Palestinian while arresting his cousin over a knife attack, officials said Thursday. The Palestinian health ministry said 21 agents participated in the raid targeting Azzam Shalaldeh in the surgery department of the hospital in Hebron.
Agence France-Presse A woman was jailed for eight years by a British court Thursday after tricking a friend she met on Facebook into having sex with her by disguising herself as a man. Gayle Newland, 25, met the victim on the social network in 2011 using the profile name Kye Fortune and spoke to her on
David Edwards Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said this week that he found Hillary Clintons hair to be shocking. During an interview on Wednesday, conservative radio host Mark Levin asked the billionaire to comment on Clintons new hairdo, which he suggested was a wig. I tell you what it really was shocking to see it
Travis Gettys Gov. Chris Christie is blowing a racist dog whistle to attract attention to his collapsing presidential aspirations. The New Jersey governor has been relegated to the Republican undercard debate, where he repeatedly touted his law and order credentials Tuesday night as a former prosecutor, and the following day he attacked lawless civil rights
Episcopal preacher skewers Maine GOP with the Gospel after they bizarrely smear him as anti-Christian
Bethania Palma Markus The Maine Republican Party and state Rep. Lawrence E. Lockman (R) seem to be taking a cue from radical anti-abortion activists who attack their target by editing what they say until its no longer accurate. According to the Maine Beacon, Lockman took to his Facebook page to call Democratic mayoral candidate Ben Chin,
Agence France-Presse New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits held steady last week, close to a four-decade low as the jobs market firms, the Labor Department reported Thursday. Initial jobless claims, an indicator of the pace of layoffs, totaled 276,000 in the week ending November 7, the same as the previous week. New filings remain low
Travis Gettys A Marine Corps veteran was shot and wounded Wednesday Veterans Day during an apparent road rage incident in Tennessee. Witnesses said the former Marine stopped his Infiniti SUV shortly before noon at an intersection in Murfreesboro and got out of his car and confronted another driver stopped behind him. Police said