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Filed Under:Politics / US Politics
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Archived Since:July 25, 2011

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'2,000 British Jihadis Fighting With ISIS', Says Muslim MP

There may be as many as 2,000 Brits currently fighting with ISIS, a Muslim Labour MP has claimed. His estimate, based on his experience as a Member of Parliament for the predominantly Muslim constituency of Birmingham Perry Barr, is roughly four times as high as the official estimate released by the authorities before the summer. Show More Summary

Cub Swanson Has No Answer for Frankie Edgar

Cub Swanson had no answer for “The Answer.” Frankie Edgar punished Swanson for five rounds before gaining the latest stoppage in UFC history. A confident Cub Swanson landed more significant strikes in the first round but Frankie Edgar employed wrestling and judo-style takedowns to mat his opponent. Show More Summary

Man, the Vikings Could Really Use Adrian Peterson: Week 12 NFL Preview

A lot of intriguing action in Week 12, including a relocated game, the NFL’s #1 defense against Tom Brady, the return of Josh Gordon, Lovie Smith’s return to Chicago, Denver finally returning home, DeMarco Murray against the NFL’s worst run defense, and so much more. Show More Summary

SNL Jokes: Merkel Wants to Have Sex With Obama

NBC's "Saturday Night Live" joked that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was sexually attracted to President Obama during their "Weekend Update" segment. After joking about the contentious relationships between participants at the G-20 Summit, Merkel was asked about President Obama to which she said "[my] poor [Barack,] talk about senioritis. Show More Summary

Earthquake Hits North Texas

North Texas was hit with an earthquake late Saturday night. At this time there are no known injuries, nor is there any damage, resulting from the incident. The magnitude-3.3 earthquake happened shortly after 9 p.m. east of Irving, according to the Dallas Morning News. Show More Summary

SNL Rips Obama With Updated Version of Schoolhouse Rock

NBC's "Saturday Night Live" made fun of President Obama's executive action on immigration with an updated version of the "Schoolhouse Rock" song "I'm Just a Bill." The sketch starts out like the "Schoolhouse Rock" song, with a child discovering a bill and learning about the lawmaking process through a song. Show More Summary

LAUSD Agrees to Pay $139 Million to Settle Child Sex Abuse Lawsuit

The L.A. Unified School District agreed to pay $139 million to settle a child sexual abuse lawsuit involving a teacher at Miramonte Elementary School because, as one attorney observed, due to the “volcano of evidence” against the district...Show More Summary

MA Sheriff: Exec Amnesty Will 'Make It Impossible' For Us to Notify ICE

Bristol County, MA Sheriff Thomas Hodgson (R) reported that President Obama's executive action on immigration will "make it impossible for us to be able to notify ICE when we have people that ought to be detained and deported" on Saturday's "Justice with Judge Jeanine" on the Fox News Channel. Show More Summary

The Left Doth Protest Too Much: The Benghazi Scandal Remains

The left and the media greeted Friday's release of the House Intelligence Committee report on Benghazi with glee. "#Failghazi," the Huffington Post proclaimed. And yet, as Shakespeare wrote, "The lady doth protest too much, methinks." For though the report contradicted some speculative claims, the core of the scandal remains. Show More Summary

Nudity, Veganism, and Lee Corso at Hysterical Harvard Stadium

BOSTON—The Only Game That Matters really, really mattered this year. A full house of 31,062 at Harvard Stadium, $30 tickets peddled for $120 by guys in track suits boasting neither Harvard nor high school degrees, and ESPN’s College GameDay trekking from Bristol to Boston all acknowledged as much. Show More Summary

TX Lt Gov-Elect: Hispanics 'Want Law and Order on the Border'

Texas State Senator and Lt. Governor-elect Dan Patrick argued that Hispanic voters "want law and order on the border" on Saturday's "Huckabee" on the Fox News Channel. Patrick credited his success among Hispanic voters (he received 46% of the vote among Hispanics) to the fact that "we treat people as people not as groups as the Democrats do. Show More Summary

America Has Been Warned: Edward Gibbon’s The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

What can a chronicler of barbarian invasions, writing in the 18th century, explain to Americans in the 21st century?What lessons can we learn today from the fall of an ancient empire? Plenty. Many. Indeed, as immigration is a hot issue...Show More Summary

Pirro: Exec Amnesty 'Thuggish, Illegal Move'

On Saturday, the Fox News Channel's "Justice with Judge Jeanine" host, Judge Jeanine Pirro slammed President Obama's executive action on immigration, dubbing it a "thuggish, illegal move" and a "deliberate, unrestrained, irresponsible, and unprecedented defiance of the US Constitution and the rule of law." "this is not prosecutorial discretion. Show More Summary

Woman Who Was Sexually Assaulted And Set On Fire In Wichita Park, Dies Of Her Injuries

The woman who was beaten, sexually assaulted and burned in a Wichita park just more than a week week ago, has died of her injuries, police say. According to police Lt. James Espinoza, the woman died around 9:40 a.m. Saturday at a Wichita hospital. Show More Summary

Most Popular Obamacare Plans Will Spike 10 Percent in 2015

Obamacare customers enrolled in the most popular health plans will experience an average 10% premium spike in 2015, a new analysis by Avalere Health finds. The rate hike may come as a surprise to many Obamacare customers whose plans will automatically be renewed if they fail to make changes. Show More Summary

Obama Admin Threatens to Cut Maine Food Stamp Funds Over Photo ID Law

The Obama administration threatened to cut Maine's food stamp funding on Thursday over its law requiring welfare recipients to show their photo ID when receiving their taxpayer-funded benefits. In a letter to Maine officials, the U.S. Show More Summary

Peter Wehner: The Bush Machine's Progressive Hitman

Note from Senior Management: Jen Kuznicki explores the work of a Bush hitman. We reprint here. Peter Wehner made Mark Levin the target of his work at Commentary lately, as an extension of his zeal to cast G. W. Bush as more of a conservative...Show More Summary

Texas Police Chief Sentenced for Accepting Bribes from Illegal Aliens

A Texas police chief will spend four and a half years in federal prison for using the witness protection program to collect bribes from illegal aliens wanting to avoid deportation. On Friday, 52-year-old Andres Tomas Gutierrez was sentenced...Show More Summary

DHS Secretary: 'Our Borders Are Not Open to Illegal Migration'

MCALLEN, Texas -- The Secretary of Homeland Security said that America’s borders were not open to illegal “migration” and that those wanting to make the journey illegally would be met with swift deportation. Secretary Jeh Johnson traveled...Show More Summary

Tech Start-up Fundings Crash 40% since April

TechCrunch is the leading website to follow technology start-up fundings. As a tool to identify funding trends, Todd Schneider updates a weekly chart called the “TechCrunch Bubble Index” (TCBI) to track the trend in new fundings. High-tech companies have been a huge beneficiary of globalized trade. Show More Summary

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