GOP lawmaker wants Dallas to throw out LGBT protections and for schools to teach creationism

GOP lawmaker wants Dallas to throw out LGBT protections and for schools to teach creationism

Bethania Palma Markus After Houston voters struck down an ordinance protecting LGBT people from discrimination, a creationist state senator would like Dallas to reconsider its own 13-year-old law that protects the group. Freshman State Sen. Don Huffiness (R) has been holding town hall meetings to advocate bringing the protections for LGBT people, which have been

Oklahoma cop attacks woman in parked car, drags her by hair and punches her: witnesses

Oklahoma cop attacks woman in parked car, drags her by hair and punches her: witnesses

David Edwards Law enforcement officials in Oklahoma said this week that they were considering recommending charges against a Yukon police officer after witnesses said that he assaulted a woman. An Oklahoma City police report obtained by KOCO said that the woman reported the attack early Saturday morning. According to the report, witnesses observed 29-year-old Zachary

Fox anchor dismisses Mizzou racism: ‘If this poop swastika existed wouldn’t there be a picture of it?’

Fox anchor dismisses Mizzou racism: ‘If this poop swastika existed wouldn’t there be a picture of it?’

David Edwards Fox News host Jon Scott on Thursday suggested that former University of Missouri President Tim Wolf had been forced out unfairly because students could not produce evidence of a “poop swastika” that had been reportedly seen in a school bathroom. Wolf resigned last week after the school’s football team refused to play because

Creationist Ken Ham says his Noah’s Ark amusement park will open in July 2016

Creationist Ken Ham says his Noah’s Ark amusement park will open in July 2016

Reuters A controversial Noah’s Ark-themed amusement park in Kentucky will open on July 7, 2016 and should attract 1.4 million people annually, the park’s 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

Where have all the tropical cyclones gone?

Where have all the tropical cyclones gone?

Climate Central By Andrea Thompson, Climate Central After several weeks of hurricanes setting records left and right, the ocean basins of the world have gone quiet: There are no tropical cyclones anywhere around the globe right now. With #Kate going extra-tropical, there are no active tropical cyclones anywhere around the globe. pic.twitter.com/4t6LFb4cr4 — Philip Klotzbach

Tom Cruise is ‘freaking out’ over Leah Remini’s Scientology tell-all: ‘She’s evil in his mind’

Tom Cruise is ‘freaking out’ over Leah Remini’s Scientology tell-all: ‘She’s evil in his mind’

International Business Times

Tom cruise is reportedly “freaking out” about the claims by Leah Remini in her new book “Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology,” which follows her 20/20 interview last month criticizing Cruise and his former wife Katie Holmes, along with Scientology. The report follows claims last week that Cruise was furious with his wife for apologizing to Remini.…

Defense Secretary Carter fires senior military assistant over ‘allegations of misconduct’

Defense Secretary Carter fires senior military assistant over ‘allegations of misconduct’

Reuters U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Thursday he had removed his senior military assistant, Lieutenant General Ron Lewis, from his position “after learning about allegations of misconduct.” Carter said he had referred the matter to the inspector general of the Defense Department. “The Department of the Army will then take action as appropriate,”