Federal Judge Threatens To Hold IRS Commissioner, DOJ Lawyers in Contempt of Court
U.S District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan today threatened to hold the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service and Justice Department attorneys in contempt of court after the IRS failed to produce status reports and newly recovered emails of Lois Lerner
Court Blocks Pro-Life Group From Releasing New Fetal Body Part Videos
The California Superior Court has issued a narrow temporary restraining order preventing the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), a pro-life group, from releasing further undercover video footage taken of three top-level staff of StemExpres
Above The Law
John Kerry: Obama Might Not Follow Law if Congress Blocks Iran Deal
Testifying before Congress this morning, Secretary of State John Kerry refused to pledge to follow the law in the event that Congress rejects the deal he negotiated with Iran.
Tit For Tat?
Swiss Bank Gave Thousands To Clinton Foundation After IRS Settlement
Donations to the Clinton Foundation by Swiss bank UBS reportedly increased tenfold after Hillary Clinton intervened to settle a dispute with the IRS early in her tenure as secretary of state
Feds Deny FOI Request On Planned Parenthood
Federal officials recently denied a media request for information on a Planned Parenthood doctor at the center of the controversy over fetal organ harvesting, renewing criticism of President Obama's claim of having "the most transparent administration in history."
Afghan Intelligence Officials Confirm Death of Taliban Leader Mullah Omar
Afghan's main intelligence agency has confirmed that Mullah Mohammed Omar, the mysterious one-eyed leader of the Taliban who has had a $10 million price on his head since 9/11, is dead, a development that could signal a power struggle within the group.
PETA Wants Lion-Hunting Dentist Killed
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) called for the execution of the American dentist who killed Cecil the lion in a statement Tuesday condemning the shooting.
Michael Savage To Trump: ‘You’re The Winston Churchill Of Our Time’
Winston Churchill’s back — and this time he’s the classiest of class acts. At least so says radio talk show host Michael Savage, who praised Donald Trump as the “Winston Churchill of our time” during the real estate billionaire’s appearance on Savage’s radio show
The Kochs Freeze Out Donald Trump
The Koch brothers are freezing out Donald Trump from their influential political operation — denying him access to their state-of-the-art data and refusing to let him speak to their gatherings of grass-roots activists or major donors
L.A. City Council Bans Large-Capacity Ammunition Magazines
Defying sharp warnings from gun rights groups, Los Angeles thrust itself into the national debate over gun control Tuesday, as city lawmakers voted unanimously to ban the possession of firearm magazines that hold more than 10 rounds
Los Angeles Times
Illegal Immigrant Ordered Freed By Feds Now Suspected Of Murder In Ohio
An illegal immigrant suspected of murdering one woman, wounding another and attempting to rape a 14-year-old girl was released earlier this month by Ohio sheriff's deputies after U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents told them not to hold him
Our Leftist Media
Nets Covered Cecil the Lion More in 1 Day Than Abortion Videos in 2 Weeks
The broadcast news shows spent more time in one day on Cecil the Lion than they did on the Planned Parenthood videos in two weeks.
University Language Guide: The Word ‘American’ Is Offensive
According to a “Bias-Free Language Guide” used by the University of New Hampshire, the word “American” is “problematic” and therefore should not be used.
Audit: 22 of 23 Taxpayer-Backed ObamaCare Co-Ops Lost Money in 2014
Under President Barack Obama's overhaul, taxpayers provided $2.4 billion in loans to get the co-ops going, but only one out of 23 -- the one in Maine -- made money last year,
Obama: I Could Win A Third Term
Obama told the African Union Tuesday that he felt he had been a “pretty good” president and if he were allowed to run for a third term, he’d probably be victorious.
Trump: I'd "Love" To Have Palin In My Admin In An Official Capacity
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he would “love” to have former Alaska Governor and GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin in his campaign in an official capacity on Monday’s broadcast of “The Palin Update” on Mama Grizzly Radio.
Indian Restaurant Fined For Trying To Hire Indian Waiter
An Indian waiter in an Indian restaurant — imagine that! City bureaucrats slapped a $5,000 fine on a Midtown Indian restaurant for trying to hire a server who is Indian, according to official document
New York Post
Man Arrested For Shooting Down Drone Over Property
A Hillview man has been arrested after he shot down a drone flying over his property -- but he's not making any apologies for it.
Only 3 New U.S. Banks Opened Since 2010
The U.S. excels at startups, but here's something America isn't starting up these days: banks. Only three new banks have opened in the United States since 2010. Before the financial crisis, over 100 banks set up shop each year, on average
One In Three Young Adults Live With Parents
One in three young adults is still living at home with their parents, despite years of economic recovery which have seen more of them bag jobs and bigger pay packets.
Feds Spend $222,172 Studying How Men Look at Women When They Drink
In an effort to limit “male-initiated sexual aggression toward female acquaintances,” researchers at the University of Iowa will analyze the actual eye movements of young men when they are drunk and sober.
New Tech Allows Face Recognition In Utter Darkness
German researchers have developed a new technology that can identify a person in poor lighting or even in absolute darkness thus potentially solving one of the main issues of the modern face recognition systems.
Daily Presidential Tracking Poll: 0bama Job Approval @ 47%
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll shows that 47% of Likely Voters at least somewhat approve of Obama's job performance. 51% disapprove
Average US Vehicle Age Hits Record 11.5 Years
In the age of Apple’s CarPlay, a lot of cars on the road still have tape decks. The average vehicle in the U.S. is now a record 11.5 years old, according to consulting firm IHS Automotive, a sign of the increased reliability of today’s vehicles
Our Tax Dollars
Feds Spend $2.6 Million on Weight Loss Program for Long Haul Truckers
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has spent more than $2.6 million giving truckers weight tips, including motivational phone calls while they drive.
Japan Unveils 'Death Star' Laser Weapon
The power of the 'Death Star'-like beam is equivalent to 1,000 times the world's total electricity consumption, the scientists claim.
Kenya Names Its Babies 'Air Force One Obama'
A batch of Kenyan newborn babies will be called 'Air Force One Obama' in honour of US President Barack Obama's visit to the country -- with some mothers evidently hoping their offspring will be future high-flyers
Rise of the Machines
China Sets Up First Unmanned Factory
A Chinese firm specialising in precision technology has set up the first unmanned factory at Dongguan city where all the processes are operated by robots
The Business Standard
Spanish Town Grants Pets Same Rights As Humans
The town, whose population is only about 330, unanimously voted in favor of one very unusual act – to guarantee the town's dogs and cats the same rights as its two-legged citizens.
Picky Bear Drinks 36 Beers, Leaves The Busch For Someone Else
Agents from the department of Fish and Wildlife in Washington found a black bear sleeping off a major buzz, with three dozen empty cans of Rainier beer close by.