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NATO to bolster security against Russian aggression

51 minutes agoNews : The Rundown News Blog

Ukrainian troops stand guard at the headquarters of the Ukrainian army’s Anti-Terrorist Operation, ATO, near the eastern Ukrainian city of Izyum, near Donetsk, on June 20, 2014. Photo by Sergey Bobok/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Confronted...Show More Summary

The Islamic State vs. al Qaeda

Who’s winning the war to become the jihadi superpower?

Queen Elizabeth Thinks Selfies Are Strange

54 minutes agoNews : Trending Now

Even after waiting several hours near Buckingham Palace, you'd be lucky to catch a glimpse of the queen of the United Kingdom. But now it's even cooler if you can get a selfie with her. And she's not too happy about it if you do. InShow More Summary

Putin Takes Off the Gloves in Eastern Ukraine

Battered and besieged, Kiev’s troops are just trying to survive to fight another day.

Atheists Want World War II Veterans Memorial Removed From Park

56 minutes agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

A group of atheists has demanded the removal of a World War II veterans memorial — because it contains a cross. An attorney with the The Freedom From Religion Foundation filed a complaint with the Department of Natural Resources, claiming...Show More Summary

Does Rand Paul Think the Beheading of American Journalists Justifies War Against ISIS?

56 minutes agoNews : Reason

On Friday, as Robby Soave noted this afternoon, Rand Paul old the Associated Press that if he were president, he "would lay out the reasoning of why ISIS is a threat to our national security and seek congressional authorization to destroy...Show More Summary

Cops: Woman Rubs Officer's Pepper Spray Back Into His Eyes

When a Florida sheriff's deputy spotted two women arguing in a store parking lot, he intervened, Keys News reports—but the response was more than he bargained for. As the officer attempted to arrest Sara Henderson, 33, on charges of disorderly intoxication, he says she fought back. In the process,...

Apple admits celebrity accounts hacked but denies systemwide breach

59 minutes agoNews : The Newsroom

Apple has issued a statement about the 100+ celebrity iCloud accounts that were allegedly hacked for nude photos.

Chris Brown Pleads Guilty To Punching A Fan Who Was Trying To Get A Picture With Him

59 minutes agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

Rapper Chris Brown, most famous for his violent temper, recently pleaded guilty to assault charges pressed against him in Washington. According to the LA Times, prosecutors say Brown got into a fight in October last year outside the W Hotel while in D.C. Show More Summary

Under ISIL Threat, Erbil Residents Snap Up Black Market Guns

59 minutes agoNews : Reason

What do you do when psychotic fanatics with a aste for beheading people who piss them off close in on your home and threaten the lives of yourself, your loved ones, and your friends? If you're an unfortunate resident of Iraq, you stock...Show More Summary

Study: Double mastectomy doesn't boost survival for most

Removing both breasts to treat cancer affecting only one side doesn't boost survival chances for most women, compared with surgery that removes just the tumor, a large study suggests. The results raise concerns about riskier, potentially unnecessary operations that increasing numbers of women are choosing.

North Korea Military Body Outraged at a British TV Show

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Months after North Korea complained about a Seth Rogen movie, the nation's military body has now complained about a new British TV show portraying North Korea as (shocker) an antagonist.

ISIS Releases Another Gruesome Beheading Video, Allegedly of US Journalist Steven Sotloff

The three-minute video allegedly shows the beheading of Steven Sotloff, whose work in hotspots across the Middle East has taken him to Bahrain, Syria, Egypt, Libya and Turkey.

Wacko Isolationist Rand Paul Would Seek Congressional Approval to 'Destroy ISIS'

1 hour agoNews : Reason

Sen. Rand Paul expressed support for using U.S. military power to battle ISIL, but only after receiving Congressional authorization. After criticizing President Obama's lack of a plan for dealing with the terrorist group last Friday,...Show More Summary

Appeals court grills U.S. lawyer on NSA phone collection

Circuit Court of Appeals in New York was the first appellate court to hear arguments on whether the National Security Agency (NSA) program is lawful, in a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) challenging the gathering of so-called metadata. Show More Summary

New U.S. Rules Protect Giant Bluefin Tuna

1 hour agoNews : The Two-Way

To reduce the number of giant bluefin tuna killed by fishing fleets, the U.S. is putting out new rules about commercial fishing in the Gulf of Mexico and parts of the western Atlantic.

Read Steven Sotloff’s Reporting for TIME

In 2012, the foreign correspondent contributed reporting to TIME from Libya and Turkey

Islamic State Executes Another Journalist, Germany Bans Uber, Detroit’s Bankruptcy Trial Kicks Off: P.M. Links

1 hour agoNews : Reason

A video released today appears to show American journalist Steven Sotloff executed by terrorist group he Islamic State (ISIL). The video ends with a threat to execute British citizen David Cawthorne Haines. Germany has banned Uber across the whole country. Show More Summary

Ebola: Liberian doctors strike, food prices spike as W. Africa struggles to contain outbreak

Doctors in Liberia were out on strike on Tuesday as they struggled to cope with the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, while the United Nations warned the spread of the disease in West Africa was causing food shortages in one of the world's poorest regions. Show More Summary

Boko Haram seizes strategic Nigerian town

Army denies takeover even as thousands of people are reported fleeing northern Nigerian town amid Boko Haram attack.

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