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White House intruder was armed with knife: officials

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Texas man arrested on Friday for charging at the White House was armed with a knife when he climbed a fence and made it into the executive mansion after President Barack Obama had departed, the U.S. Show More Summary

Obama Learns of Pearl Harbor

Dec. 7, 1941: An aide enters the Oval Office with grim news for President Barack Obama. “Mr. President, the Japanese have attacked Pearl Harbor! We have sustained severe damage to

Afghan Presidential Rivals Finally Agree on Power-Sharing Deal

The two candidates for president of Afghanistan have agreed on a power-sharing deal that will give the losing candidate substantial influence in the next government, initialing the American-brokered deal Saturday night and promising to sign it at a formal ceremony on Sunday. Show More Summary

Fox’s Judge Jeanine: ISIS is ‘Single Biggest Threat’ in American History

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Coming off of a takedown of President Barack Obama's ISIS speech last week, Judge Jeanine Pirro opened her show Saturday night by slamming the president's handling of ISIS and going as far as calling the Islamic extremist group America's "single biggest threat in her 200-year history."

Sunday Talk: This will not end well

In 1933, during his first inaugural address, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt famously said, "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." That might have been true back then (I have my doubts), but it's certainly not true nowadays. These...Show More Summary

RealtyTrac's Blomquist: The Foreclosure Crisis is Well Behind Us.  Mandelman: Oh, Shut-up Daren

``Thank goodness for RealtyTrac's vice president, Daren Blomquist.  When the news is meaningless, leave it to Daren to come up with a way to assign meaning at the drop of a hat.''

Sykes put VH1 in the picture

Music honcho John Sykes, president of Entertainment Enterprises at Clear Channel Media, told Confidenti@l all about his colorful music career as he was getting set to oversee the fourth iHeartRadio Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas this weekend.

The Nuclear Option -- Dr. Obama’s Prescription: More Troops for Ebola Than Islamic State

You think Ebola is scary now, just wait until Doctor Obama gets through with it. Declaring the deadly viral epidemic a national security threat, the president who invented Obamacare is dispatching our military to West Africa. Into the jungled Hot Zone he plans to send some three thousand U.S. Show More Summary

Progress is UNexpected at General Assembly

WASHINGTON — With the list of international crises growing, President Obama, more than 100 world leaders — and even some celebrities, such as Leonardo DiCaprio — arrive in New York this week for meetings to find common ground and solutions.

Not-So-Bright Wendy Davis Says: “I Don’t Regret” Voting For President Obama (Video)

Death knell for the Davis Campaign— Someone forgot to send Wendy the memo – distance yourself from Obama… Far left Democrat Wendy Davis told Even Smith from the Texas Tribune she still supports failed President Obama: EVAN SMITH, TEXAS TRIBUNE: … Continue reading ?

Climate Craziness of the Week: White House fence jumper was “concerned that the atmosphere was collapsing” and wanted to alert the president

Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary identified the fence-jumper as Omar J. Gonzalez, 42, of Copperas Cove, Texas. According to court documents, he was carrying a folding knife with a 3.5-inch serrated blade. Gonzalez faces federal charges of entering a restricted building while carrying a weapon, punishable by up to 10 years in prison. A U.S.…

We use autonomy as a defense to the need to appear to be impossibly perfect

Gene Lindsey's weekly email letter invariably contains some gems. Here's one from this week. He cites Sally Kilgore, president and CEO of Modern Red School House Institute, from her co-authored book Silos to Systems. The book is about how the education system might be improved. Show More Summary

3 Reasons to NOT Fight ISIS

7 hours agoNews : Reason

This story was originally released on September 16, 2014. The original write-up is below: President Obama has effectively declared war on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, announcing that "we will degrade, and ultimately destroy, ISIS...Show More Summary

ECB's Landmark Decision May Not Be Drastic Enough To Stabilize EU Economy

By Kurt Avard: European Central Bank President Mario Draghi seems caught between a rock and a hard place. Since ascending to the leadership position of the European Union's central bank, the embattled Draghi has done little but fight the impending recession in the Europe. Show More Summary

Secret Service arrests man who refused to leave White House gates

A man was arrested by Secret Service Saturday for refusing to move away from the president’s residence — less than 24 hours after an intruder jumped a fence and made it into the White House. Security guards at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. arrested the second man Saturday afternoon after he drove up to the White House gates and refused to leave.

Obama pledges 3,000 U.S. Troops to Fight Ebola in Africa

WASHINGTON — President Obama promised western African nations that U.S. troops will be sent to help alleviate the Ebola outbreak crisis that is overrunning countries like Liberia. Reuters reported that American troops will be building treatment centers and clinics, in addition to training health workers to combat the virus. This latest decision comes soon after his speech […]

After Fence-Jumper Enters Unlocked White House, Secret Service Conducts Sweeping Investigation

On Friday evening, a man hopped over the White House fence four minutes after President Barack Obama and his daughters had reportedly left, actually making it "inside the unlocked front doors of the presidential mansion" until "a guard stationed at the door subdued him," according to a Washington Post account. Show More Summary

Jon Hamm, Kerry Washington & Rose Byrne Team Up for “It’s On Us” Sexual Assault Prevention Video: Watch Here!

Launching a new wave of celebrity support, the “It’s On Us” campaign just unveiled a brand new PSA for all to see. The latest clip features Jon Hamm, Samuel L Jackson, Rose Byrne, Kerry Washington, Vice President Joe Biden and President...Show More Summary

Man arrested for trespassing at White House day after security breach

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man was arrested on Saturday for trespassing at the White House, one day after an intruder from Texas scaled a fence and made it inside the doors of the executive mansion while President Barack Obama was away, the Secret Service said. Show More Summary

Another man arrested at the White House

8 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

New incident happens less than a day after man was arrested after making it into president's residence

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