Source: Yahoo News By Paul HHandley Washington (AFP) – Two psychologists who helped design the CIA’s post-9/11 interrogation program settled a lawsuit Thursday by detainees alleging they were illegally tortured. The secret settlement in the suit, brought on behalf of two living ex-detainees and one who died of hypothermia after brutal questioning in US custody, […]
Source: The Washington Freebeacon By David Rutz CNN host Wolf Blitzer said Thursday there would be questions if the Barcelona terror attack involving a van crashing into a group of people was a “copycat” of what happened in Charlottesville, Va. At least 13 people were killed and more than 50 were injured in Barcelona on […]
Source: METRO By Ashitha Nagesh Catalan police have linked a house explosion from this morning, in which there was one fatality, to Thursday’s Barcelona attacks. The incident was connected to the devastating terrorist attack in Barcelona’s Las Ramblas, which killed at least 13 people and injured more than 100 others, an official from Catalan Police […]
Source: Daily Mail By Iain Burns and Dave Burke Thirteen people were killed and more than 100 hurt when a terrorist rammed a Fiat van into crowds of tourists Harrowing footage from the attack in Barcelona shows dozens of bodies of dead and injured lying prone The attacker fled on foot after the hired van […]
Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack in which a van plowed into crowds in the Spanish city of Barcelona on Thursday, the group’s Amaq news agency said.
President Donald Trump called out white supremacists for their role in the deadly violence over the weekend in Virginia as the administration sought to counter a backlash against his initial failure to directly hold hate groups accountable. “Racism is evil and those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs, including the KKK, […]
Protesters in Atlanta angry with white supremacist violence in Charlottesville marched to Piedmont Park Sunday night, spray painting a statue of a Confederate soldier and chanting slogans decrying President Donald Trump.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Monday hit back at President Trump for floating a “military option” in the South American country. “Venezuela cannot be threatened, Mr. Trump,” Maduro told supporters at a rally in Caracas, Reuters reported. He also called Trump’s remarks “disproportionate and offensive.” Trump on Friday said he would not “rule out” military […]
Source: The Hill By Mallory Shelbourne James Alex Fields Jr., the man charged with killing a counterprotester at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend, was reportedly accused of threatening and beating his mother several years ago. According to The Associated Press, records from Kentucky’s Florence Police Department say Samantha Bloom repeatedly […]
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is defending national security adviser H.R. McMaster, who has been under withering attack from right-wing media outlets worried that he’s purging conservatives from the National Security Council (NSC). In a statement, McCain took aim at what he described as “alt-right” news outlets using “smear tactics” against McMaster.
Source: The Hill By Morgan Chalfant The Department of Justice has requested information on visitors to a website used to organize protests against President Trump, the Los Angeles-based Dreamhost said in a blog post published on Monday. Dreamhost, a web hosting provider, said that it has been working with the Department of Justice for several […]
Source: Daily Mail By Chris Pleasance and Daniel Roth New York City will likely see showers and cloudy skies for most of Monday, Temperatures are likely to stay in the high 60s Sunnier skies are predicted for Tuesday, with temperatures expected to reach into the low 80s The balmy conditions are likely to hold for […]
Source: PIX 11 By Aliza Chasan FORT HAMILTON, Brooklyn — The U.S. Army has refused to change the names of Brooklyn streets bearing the names of Confederate generals, despite requests from New York’s representatives in Congress. Local officials believe the existence of General Lee Avenue and Stonewall Jackson Drive enforces notions of white supremacy. Army […]
Source: Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon has given more than 130 U.S. military bases across the United States the green light to shoot down private and commercial drones that could endanger aviation safety or pose other threats. The number of uncrewed aircraft in U.S. skies has zoomed in recent years and continues to increase […]
Source: Media Equalizer By Jeff Reynolds Even to casual observers, it has been obvious for months that the left is orchestrating a tightly-coordinated campaign to undermine and delegitimize the current presidential administration. As an extension of the decades-long campaign to wrestle the narrative away from conservatives, independents and centrists, they’re smearing right-leaning commentators with anything […]
Source: CBS Philadelphia CBS Local — Americans across the U.S. will see the country’s first coast-to-coast solar eclipse in 99 years. While millions of people get ready to watch the Aug. 21 eclipse, local authorities are the treating the event more like a natural disaster and are preparing for the worst. The disaster prep work […]
Source: Miami Herald By Douglas Hanks For the first time since it began extending the detentions of local inmates sought for deportation, Miami-Dade County received word from Washington that it won’t be treated as a community giving “sanctuary” to immigration violators. An Aug. 4 letter to Mayor Carlos Gimenez from the Justice Department said “there […]
Source: Washington Free Beacon By Bill Gertz DN-3 missile highlights growing space warfare capabilities China recently carried out a flight test of a new anti-satellite missile that highlights the growing threat of Beijing’s space warfare capabilities. The flight test of the Dong Neng-3 direct ascent missile was tracked by U.S. intelligence agencies on July 23 […]
Source: Korean Herald By Shin Hyon-hee Swinging between armed clash and dialogue, Washington is sending out mixed messages toward North Korea as tension flares following Pyongyang’s intercontinental ballistic missile test and ahead of a major South Korea-US annual military drill. US President Donald Trump has raised the possibility of war with North Korea during a […]
Source: Washington Examiner By Al Weaver National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster warned North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un should not be sleeping easily at night and said the evolving situation with the North Koreans constitutes a “grave threat” to the U.S. McMaster made the remark in an interview Wednesday and emphasized that Kim has become […]