Iowa Supreme Court upholds state's ban on felons voting

Jul 1, 2016 at 6:44 am 0

DES MOINES, Iowa (UPI) — Iowa’s top court ruled against a challenge to the state’s restrictions on felon voting Thursday, keeping in place Gov. Terry Branstad’s policy prohibiting most convicts from the polls. In


Bernie Sanders supporters sue Debbie Wasserman Schultz, DNC for fraud

Jul 1, 2016 at 6:42 am 0

WASHINGTON (UPI) — A group made up predominantly of Bernie Sanders supporters is suing Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, alleging she “rigged” the primary for Hillary Clinton. A group of 120 people,

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Brexit Shows Us The Future — And It's Great

Jul 1, 2016 at 6:40 am 0

Journalists and historians tend to overestimate the impact of political events while underestimating the power of cultural trends. For example, we celebrate the Declaration of Independence as America’s founding document. That magnificent document is



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Cleveland relaxes rules on protest marches at GOP convention after ACLU lawsuit

Jun 30, 2016 at 7:08 pm 2

CLEVELAND (AP) — The relaxation of rules on protest marches during the upcoming Republican National Convention and the shrinking of a designated event zone downtown are an “important victory” for free speech rights, a


Gay Youtube star who claimed assault charged with false reporting

Jun 30, 2016 at 11:55 am 16

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gay YouTube personality who said he was assaulted outside a West Hollywood club has been charged with filing a false police report and faking his injuries. The Los Angeles


Jury orders Phila. schools to pay firm $2.3 million for discrimination against white owned firms

Jun 30, 2016 at 11:50 am 14

A federal jury entered a $2.3 million judgment against the Philadelphia School District and the late Superintendent Arlene C. Ackerman on Monday, finding that she discriminated against a Bucks County company by steering a


Why did Loretta Lynch hold secret meeting with Bill Clinton on plane in Phoenix?

Jun 30, 2016 at 11:45 am 23

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton spoke with Attorney General Loretta Lynch during an impromptu meeting in Phoenix, but Lynch said the discussion did not involve the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email

FILE - In this April 18, 2013, file photo, a golden eagle is seen flying over a wind turbine wind farm in Converse County Wyo. The Obama administration is revising a federal rule that allows wind-energy companies to operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 years, even if means killing or injuring thousands of federally protected bald and golden eagles.  (AP Photo/Dina Cappiello, File)

U.S., Canada, Mexico pledge to generate 50 percent of energy from clean sources

Jun 30, 2016 at 11:40 am 8

WASHINGTON, June 29 (UPI) — The United States, Canada and Mexico have agreed to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the oil and gas industry by increasing clean energy generation to 50 percent by 2025.


Embarrassing: Active shooter reports at Andrews AFB was a scheduled drill

Jun 30, 2016 at 11:35 am 4

BALTIMORE (UPI) — An all clear was called at Joint Base Andrews after early reports of an active shooter at the base medical facility, officials said. Officials lifted the lockdown for the base, located


The GOP plot to stop Trump is real

Jun 30, 2016 at 6:55 am 119

The knives are out to sabotage Donald Trump’s nomination, defying the wishes of the record number of Republican primary voters who chose him. Pols who backed losing candidate Ted Cruz are mounting a sour-grapes

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Law Enforcement Sources: Gun Used in Paris Terrorist Attacks Came from Phoenix

Jun 30, 2016 at 6:53 am 28

One of the guns used in the November 13, 2015 Paris terrorist attacks came from Phoenix, Arizona where the Obama administration allowed criminals to buy thousands of weapons illegally in a deadly and futile

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Democrat Party has its first transgender candidates for Congress

Jun 30, 2016 at 6:50 am 23

DENVER (UPI) — For the first time in a major political party, two transgender women — both with the first name Misty — won their U.S. Congress primaries in Colorado and Utah on Tuesday.

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Multiculturalism: A Failed Concept

Jun 30, 2016 at 6:49 am 10

German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that multiculturalism has “utterly failed,” adding that it was an illusion to think Germans and foreign workers could “live happily side by side.” The failure of multiculturalism is also


Brit indicted in Trump assassination attempt was here illegally

Jun 30, 2016 at 6:47 am 7

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A British man who authorities say tried to grab a police officer’s gun to shoot presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at a Las Vegas campaign rally was indicted Wednesday