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Saudi Arabia does have a military, don’t they: King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has warned that the West will be the next target of the jihadists sweeping through Syria and Iraq, unless there is “rapid” action. Related Stories “If we ignore them, I am sure they will reach Europe in a month and America in [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.

Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross: MARRIED!

Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross are officially Man and Wife. E! News confirms that the couple got married Sunday night in a private ceremony at the Greenwich, Connecticut resident of the groom's mother, Motown legend Diana Ross. Ashlee’s...Show More Summary

Dog Escapes Being Euthanized, Becomes Rescue Dog in Japan Landslides

14 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

An abandoned dog that narrowly escaped being euthanized years ago is now actively helping in rescue efforts in Hiroshima, after recent landslides killed more than 50 residents and left many missing. Read more...

Legal Case: White House Argues Against Considering Climate Change on Energy Projects

Just over a month before the United Nations convenes on September 23 in New York City to discuss climate change and activists gather for a week of action, the Obama White House Council on Environmental Quality ( CEQ ) argued it doesShow More Summary

A Japanese high school baseball game lasts 50 innings over four days

7 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

Now this was a pitching duel. A semifinal in Japan’s National High School Rubber Baseball Tournament took 50 innings and four days to play, ending Aug. 31 in the top of the 50th. Scoreless — yes, scoreless — to that point, Chukyo High School scored three runs to put away pesky Sotoku High School. The […]

Christie’s Bridgegate Costing Taxpayers Millions

The law firm hired by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is billing $7.3 million for handling bridgegate, a tab the taxpayer will pay. Gibson Dunn billed the state $784,459 for May, June and July, NJ.com said. The firm had already been paid $6.52 million on the legal bills through April. Christie hired Gibson Dunn in [...]

Obama: The Media’s Making You Think ‘The World Is Falling Apart’

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

President Obama spoke at a Democratic fundraiser tonight, and allayed concerns over how depressing the world seems by saying the media is partly to blame for the idea "the world is falling apart."

Fox Continues Their Tradition Of Smearing Minimum Wage Workers On Labor Day Weekend

The gasbags from Fox's Business Channel who make up the Saturday morning lineup on their sister network every weekend were hard at work this Labor Day weekend participating in one of their favorite activities -- bashing anyone in the...Show More Summary

Jon Bon Jovi Dumped From Group Bidding For Buffalo Bills

Jon Bon Jovi was reportedly dumped from Bon Jovi group, leaving him out of the bid to buy the Buffalo Bills. The news may come as no surprise to many, as the Inquisitr earlier reported that Jon Bon Jovi and his group were in weak compared to others involved in the bidding. Show More Summary

?Islamic State Is Selling Yazidi Women as "Brides" to Fighters

11 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Earlier this month, fighters of the Islamic State (IS) kidnapped around 300 women as part of their siege on the Yazidi community. Now the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights is claiming to have confirmed that at least 27 Yazidi women have been sold to the jihadist fighters for around $1000 each. Everything continues to be awful. Read more...

An Assortment of Thoughts on the Minimum Wage

Michigan’s minimum wage goes up to $8.15/hour on Labor Day. Student workers at my school have had their maximum weekly hours cut from 8 to 6 1/2. Santa Fe, New Mexico substantially increased its minimum wage ten years ago, and it now stands at $10.66/hour, the second highest in the country. The effects on the…

Hackers Strike Again! Nude Photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Ariana Grande & More Hit The Internet

Unfortunately for a new host of A-listers including Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Ariana Grande and Kirsten Dunst, nude celebrity photos have been leaked online by an anonymous … READ ON

Ariana Grande's Alleged Nude Photos Are 'Fake'

Earlier today (August 31), alleged nude photos of tons of celebrities were leaked, with Ariana Grande at the top of the list. The 21-year-old entertainer’s rep told Just Jared that “these are fake.” More celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst, Victoria Justice, Teresa Palmer, Krysten Ritter, Kate Upton were victims to this huge hack job, [...]

Champ Bailey “fully healthy” and “definitely” wants to play this season

The Saints parted ways with cornerback Champ Bailey as they dropped to 53 players this weekend, leading some to wonder if this is the end of the line for a likely Hall of Famer. Bailey has spent 15 years in the NFL, but was bothered by a foot injury this summer after missing 11 games…

Infant Ice Bucket Challenge: 10-Month-Old Baby Doused By Her Grandfather [Video]

An infant in an ice bucket challenge has caused some major controversy this weekend. According to the New York Daily News, a Texas grandfather took the challenge with his 10-month-old granddaughter sitting in a walker in front of him. Show More Summary

Michael Sam: NFL’s First Openly Gay Player May Soon Find A New Team

Michael Sam has been cut by the St. Louis Rams, but many believe the former SEC Defensive Player of the Year still has a good chance to become the first openly gay player to play in the NFL. Sam had a strong preseason for the Rams, with...Show More Summary

Column - Does Christine Milne say we should just let them die?

I have a question for Greens leader Christine Milne about what she agrees is the “slaughter of…

Nidal Hasan: Former U.S. Army Psychiatrist And Shooter At Fort Hood Says Joining ISIS Is An ‘Honor’

Nidal Hasan believes it would be ‘an honor’ to join the caliphate in his letter to the leader of the ISIS terror group. Hasan was an Army psychiatrist who went on a mass shooting spree nearly five years ago at Fort Hood. Hasan killed 13 people and injured 30 others on November 5, 2009. Show More Summary

NBC Fitness Guru Jeff Halevy Loses It, Spews Racism, Hate And Arrogance All Over Twitter

NBC fitness expert Jeff Halevy is more than just a fitness expert. He's also a hard-core supporter of Israel, a racist, and a rabid right wing guy. I wouldn't have known any of this or even who he was, but I happened to catch his rant...Show More Summary

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