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Iranian Defector: US Working 'On Behalf' of Iran
An Iranian journalist and top media aide to Iran's President Hassan Rouhani defected while covering the nuclear talks in Switzerland and has accused the United States' team of acting on Iran's behalf in the negotiations
Obama Supports Reduction In Military Retirement Pay
Obama said Monday he supports the recommendations of a military commission that would reduce the size of traditional military retirement pay by about 20 percent and offer a new defined-contribution benefit for troops who leave before 20 years of service
Shooting At NSA Headquarters Leaves One Dead
One person was killed and another was injured Monday morning when police with the National Security Agency opened fire on a vehicle whose driver refused commands to stop at a security gate
Netanyahu: Obama's Iranian Nuclear Deal Much Worse Than Feared
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned on Sunday the framework Iranian nuclear agreement being sought by international negotiators, saying it was even worse than his country had feared.
US To Promise Up To 28 Percent Emissions Cut For Global Climate Treaty
The US will offer a roughly 28 percent emissions cut as its contribution to a major global climate treaty nearing the final stages of negotiation, according to people briefed on the White House's plans.
Military Planning To Spend Billions On New Air Force One
The Pentagon is considering spending billions of dollars on three new Boeing 747s to use as Air Force One, the aircraft that shuttles the United States president.
Dem Bill Establishes Kids' Weekend Meals Program
Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nev.) has unveiled legislation to establish a program, so schools and food banks can offer meals to low-income students on weekends and holidays
Supreme Court Rejects Obamacare 'Death Panel' Challenge
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a new challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law that took aim at a bureaucratic board labeled by some as a "death panel" because it was designed to cut Medicare costs.
VA Schools Banning Zeroes To Avoid Hurt Feelings
Even though Virginia is one of only a few states not having to deal with the alleged "dumbing down" of the controversial Common Core, many parents statewide are now concerned with the proposed ban on zeroes from the classroom so that students' feelings aren't hurt
Supreme Court Rejects Free Speech Appeal Over Cinco de Mayo School Dispute
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact an appeals court ruling that school officials in California did not violate the free speech rights of students by demanding they remove T-shirts bearing images of the U.S. flag at an event celebrating the Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo.
Pharmacists' Group Votes to Stop Supplying Drugs for Executions
The American Pharmacists Association has voted to encourage its 62,000 members not to assist prison officials in carrying out the death penalty on convicts sentenced to capital punishment
The Tyranny of Political Correctness
Washington State Florist Fined For Refusing To Service Gay Wedding
A judge in Washington state on Friday fined a florist $1,000 after she refused to sell flower arrangements for a gay couple's wedding, officials said
Biden: American Jews Can Only Rely on Israel, Not US
An incredible admission by US Vice President Joe Biden has been revealed, in which he told Jewish leaders that should the American Jewish community be in danger, it has only Israel to rely on—and not America
Israel National News
Sales Tax Will Hit 10% in Some Bay Area Cities April 1
Sales tax rates are going up in parts of California on Wednesday and will, for the first time, hit double digits in some Northern California cities.
San Francisco Chronicle
Republicans See Obama As More Threat Than Putin
A third of Republicans believe President Barack Obama poses an imminent threat to the United States, outranking concerns about Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad
Pentagon Chief May Ease Military Enlistment Standards
Defense Secretary Ash Carter is considering easing some military enlistment standards as part of a broader set of initiatives to better attract and keep quality service members and civilians across the Defense Department.
Special Forces Set To Swarm Southwest
Seven Southwestern states will soon be infiltrated by 1,200 military special ops personnel as part of a controversial domestic military training in which some of the elite soldiers will operate undetected among civilians.
Seattle Mayor Prohibits City Employees From Traveling to Indiana
The mayor of Seattle today prohibited municipal employees from traveling to Indiana on city funds, as the backlash spread against the state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Unusual Amount Of Cheating Suspected At Stanford
An unusually high number of students are suspected of cheating during the most recent term at Stanford University, putting faculty members and administrators of the prestigious institution on alert.
Video: DC Delegate's Bad Parking Job Becomes Viral Sensation
Unbelievable Video. Call it the parking job seen 'round the web. A video has gone viral of D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton executing an objectively poor parking job -- even by Washington standards
Night Vision EyeDrops Allow Sight In Darkness
It might sound like something straight out of Q’s laboratory or the latest Marvel film but a group of scientists in California have successfully created eye drops that temporarily enable night vision.
Daily Presidential Tracking Poll: 0bama Job Approval @ 48%
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll shows that 48% of Likely Voters at least somewhat approve of Obama's job performance. 51% disapprove
NY Gang Boss Resurfaces As Recruiter At Fla. Mosque
Marcus Dwayne Robertson, 46, a former U.S. Marine known to his supporters at his Orlando-based Fundamental Islamic Knowledge Seminary as “Abu Taubah,” is suspected of sending young proteges abroad for terror training.
Sci-fi Cloaking Device Could Protect Soldiers From Shock Waves
A researcher at the defense company Boeing has filed a patent for a sci-fi-esque cloaking device that would protect soldiers from intense shock waves generated by explosions.
Clinton Camp Warns Us Not to Use Certain "Sexist" Words
The Clinton campaign has issued a list of words and terms to the Drive-By Media in the form of a threatening e-mail to a New York Times infobabe telling them, "These are the words you cannot use to describe Mrs. Clinton."
Meet the 'Gay Sweater' Made from the Hair of 100 LGBT Kids
It's the "the world’s first and only gay object." Meet the Gay Sweater, an apparel item knitted from the hairs of more than 100 LGBT kids
Mercedes-Benz Launching Midsize Pickup By End of Decade
The pickup is about to get a rethink from Germany. In a rather surprising announcement, Mercedes-Benz says that it's planning to have a midsize truck on the market before the end of the decade
Powerful 3D-Printed Rifle Fires NATO Rounds
A group of gunsmiths just 3D printed a bigger, better caliber rifle. PrintedFirearm.com , a website devoted to 3D printing of guns, announced that one of its members successfully developed a lower receiver for a Colt CM901 rifle.
The Full Monty?
Assisted Living Facility Bares All For Calendar
The stars of a charity calendar are in their 80s and 90s, but that didn't stop the men and women from an assisted living facility in Ohio from showing a little skin.
Scientists Plan To Mine Human Feces For Precious Metals
More than 7 million tons of biosolids—treated sewage sludge—pass through US wastewater facilities annually. Contained within our shit are surprisingly large quantities of silver, gold, and platinum.
100-Year-Old Car Salesman Still Working Six Days A Week
Derrell Alexander, who started his career as a salesman when gas was 17 cents per gallon, celebrated his 100th birthday last week at Whites Mountain Chevrolet in Casper, where he still works six days a week