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NRAs LaPierre: Greatest U.S. domestic threats are political, academic and media elites
News ImageNational Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre urged gun owners to stand up to academic elites, political elites and media elites at the annual convention.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:17:23 -0400
Sanders calls Obamas $400K Wall Street speaking fee unfortunate
News ImageThough he praised the former president, Sanders also repeated criticisms from his campaign about the influence of Wall Street over Washington.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:08:57 -0400
Pope Francis pleads for 'holy' peace during Egypt visit
News ImagePope Francis pleaded for peace in a visit to Egypt on Friday as he attended a service in solidarity with the embattled Coptic minority at a church bombed by the Islamic State group. Last December, the Saint Peter and Saint Paul church was itself targeted by a suicide bomber in an attack that killed 29 people. Francis had earlier met President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Ahmed al-Tayeb, the grand imam of the Al-Azhar institution, one of Muslim world's leading authorities, to push for dialogue between the two faiths.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:31:07 -0400
Military plane crashes in Cuba killing all eight on board
News ImageA military airplane crashed into a mountain in Cuba's north-western region of Artemisa on Saturday morning, killing all eight personnel on board, the Ministry of Revolutionary Armed Forces said. The aircraft, a twin-engined turboprop Antonov AN-26, had taken off at 6:38 a.m. (0638 ET) from Playa Baracoa, just outside Havana, and crashed into the Loma de la Pimienta mountain some 80 km (50 miles) westwards. "The eight military personnel on board, including the crew, died," the ministry said in a statement published by state-run media.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:49:06 -0400
AG Sessions vows to 'hammer' MS-13 street gang
News ImageU.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions pledged federal resources to crack down on the New York gang.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:18:38 -0400
1992 Rodney King riots' A look back at L.A. in flames
1992 Rodney King riots'  A look back at L.A. in flamesThe 1992 Los Angeles riots began on April 29, 1992, after the acquittal of four LAPD police officers on trial for the beating of motorist Rodney King. Video of his treatment after a March 3, 1991, traffic stop drew international attention. Civil unrest, which included violence and looting, broke out on the streets of Los Angeles.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:08:26 -0400
Arkansas governor dismisses calls for full execution probe
News ImageLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Arkansas' governor said Friday that he sees no reason for anything beyond a routine review of the state's execution procedures after a condemned inmate lurched and convulsed 20 times during a lethal injection that involved a controversial sedative.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:00:56 -0400
Delta Airlines Pilot Hits Passenger
News ImageWe became aware of this incident and a video last week and immediately removed the pilot from duty while we completed a thorough investigation, a spokesperson said.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:43:17 -0400
Trump signs spending bill to avert government shutdown for one week
News ImageThe House passed a continuing resolution, or "CR," giving Congress until next Friday to hammer out a spending deal for the rest of the fiscal year.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:13:54 -0400
Former US Navy Seal Robert O'Neill describes the moment he 'shot dead Osama bin Laden'
News ImageThe former US Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden has described the moment he claims he shot the al-Qaeda leader dead. Robert ONeill, who claims to have fired the fatal bullets, has for the first time published a detailed account of the mission that lead to the 9/11 mastermind being gunned down in a secure compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, in May 2011. In a dramatic extract from his new book, The Operator, published in the Mirror, the former Seal described the moment he fired two shots at Bin Laden and split open his head.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 07:56:58 -0400
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