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ISIL Jazzercise: Odd Training Video Includes Human Pyramids, Leapfrogging

The new footage reportedly filmed in an ISIL camp somewhere between Afghanistan and Pakistan has uncovered genuinely bizarre methods Jihadists are using to keep fit and ultimately prepare for battle: playing leapfrog and forming human pyramids.

Baltimore Police Trials in Freddie Gray Death Case to Begin Monday

Trials of six US police officers involved in the death of an African-American man who died in police custody are due to begin on Monday in the city of Baltimore, Maryland.

Egypt Interested in Replacing Turkish Goods on Russian Market

Cairo asked Moscow to provide it with a list of goods recently prohibited or restricted for import to Russia from Turkey to replace them Egyptian goods, Egypt's Ministry of Industry and Foreign Trade said in a statement Sunday.

Green Activists Under House Arrest Because They ‘Might’ Protest at Cop21

Who poses the main threat to the French police in the wake of climate summit? Not only terrorists, but climate activists as well! What regular French can’t live without? Wine? Women? And protests! French police seem to restrict a prominent French passion in the wake of the threat of terrorism.

EU May Introduce Visa-Free Regime With Turkey in Autumn 2016

The European Union will introduce a visa-free regime with Turkey in autumn 2016, in case Ankara meets all outstanding requirements, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Sunday.

EU, Turkey Approve Joint Plan on Migration to Be Implemented in 2016 – Tusk

According to President of the European Council Donald Tusk statement, the European Union will allocate 3 billion euros ($3.2 billion) to Turkey to combat migration flow.

“America has forgotten about us”: Former allies in Vietnam flee persecution

During the Vietnam War, we fought alongside the Montagnards. Now they live in hiding -- with no aid on the horizon

Work on Extension of EU Sanctions on Russia May Start Within Two Weeks

The Committee of Permanent Representatives in the European Union will start preparing proposals on prolongation of anti-Russia economic sanctions, presumably for another six months, in the next two weeks, sources close to EU heads of state told RIA Novosti Sunday.

Former Rikers Inmate and Settlement Recipient Fatally Shot in Brooklyn

A former Rikers Island inmate was killed after having received thousands of dollars to settle a lawsuit against prison guards who beat him in 2012.

Pennsylvania Police Chief Steps Down After Sending Racial Email

After making a racial slur, a police chief has resigned before his newly-minted department was even running on its own.

Study: White Supremacists Bigger Threat to US Than Radical Muslims

A study analyzing terror attacks on American soil since 9/11 indicates most were carried out by right-wing extremists.

Federal Judge: Muslim-Free Zone at Florida Gun Store Legal

An Activist group sued a gun-store owner for refusing to serve Muslims, and now a judge has ruled it’s ok.

French Media Reveals Conspiracy Theories Over Deadly Paris Attacks

After the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris a series of conspiracy theories, which deny the official version of the events and provide their own alternative explanations for what happened, appeared online, the French news website Atlantico reported.

Emergence of Independent Kurdistan Just a Matter of Time - Czech President

The emergence of an independent Kurdistan is only a matter of time, President of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman said on Sunday, speaking on TV Prima.

Netanyahu Orders to Reassess EU Role in Israeli-Palestinian Settlement

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday instructed the Israeli Foreign Ministry to reassess the involvement of EU bodies in the diplomatic process with Palestinians over the bloc's decision to label Israeli settlement products, local media reported.

Meet the Incredible Shaolin Kung Fu Soccer Team!

Shaolin soccer doesn’t only exist in movies! China will easily win the World Cup with these players.

Robert Reich: Why the High-Tech 'Sharing Economy' Is All About Impoverishing Workers

This trend shifts all economic risks onto workers. In this holiday season it’s especially appropriate to acknowledge how many Americans don’t have steady work.  The so-called “share economy” includes independent contractors, temporary workers, the self-employed, part-timers, freelancers, and free agents. Show More Summary

5 Reasons Why Modern Wing-Nuts Would've Hated The Founding Fathers

While the right constantly points to the founding fathers as exemplars of its philosophy, the truth is more nuanced. If you’re a Democrat (or, for that matter, a progressive of any stripe) the chances are you’ve heard conservatives evoke the founding fathers when dismissing your beliefs on economic issues. Show More Summary

Two Brave Cops Under Attack for Exposing Militarization and Corruption in their Department

Both whistleblowers now find themselves targeted for prosecution. Kristin Bantle, a sixteen-year veteran police officer, received notice of her termination from the Steamboat Springs, Colorado Police Department on August 15 – the same...Show More Summary

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