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U.S. citizens warned not to travel to Iran over fears of being detained: Advisory comes after admission Obama administration paid $400m 'ransom’' to Islamic Republic to free American prisoners

Aug 23, 2016 at 11:30 am 5

Following the detainment of several Westerns in Iran in the past few months, the U.S. government is telling its citizens not to travel to the Persian country. On Monday, the State Department issued a

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, followed by aide Huma Abedin, walks on the tarmac as she arrives to board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Tuesday, July 5, 2016. President Barack Obama and Clinton are traveling to Charlotte, N.C. to campaign together. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

FBI says it has 14,900 more of Hillary's undisclosed emails

Aug 23, 2016 at 6:55 am 26

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22 (UPI) — The FBI has uncovered an additional 14,900 previously undisclosed emails linked to Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state, State Department lawyers confirmed before a federal judge on

Thomas Sowell

Hug-a-thug or Law and Order?

Aug 23, 2016 at 6:53 am 11

Amid the rioting in Milwaukee, there is also a clash between two leading lawmen there — Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke and the city of Milwaukee’s Chief of Police Edward Flynn. They have very

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DOJ says bail-or-jail for poor people is unconstitutional

Aug 23, 2016 at 6:50 am 23

ATLANTA (AP) — Local courts that jail poor defendants because they can’t afford to pay bail are unlawfully discriminating against the poor, federal attorneys say in a legal brief in a Georgia lawsuit. The



A group of men chanting "Black Lives Matter" are accused of viciously beating up seven white victims in Akron early Sunday morning. (Source: Summit County Police)

Men shout 'Black Lives Matter' as they attack

Aug 23, 2016 at 6:49 am 16

Akron police arrested seven Canton men early Sunday morning after they attacked a group of white men while shouting “black lives matter,” according to reports. The group of alleged assailants — five black men

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Most Americans favor early voting, automatic registration, photo I.D. laws

Aug 23, 2016 at 6:47 am 5

WASHINGTON (UPI) — Four out of five Americans approve of laws allowing voters to cast ballots early and mandating photo identification at the polls, a new survey from Gallup research shows. According to the

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Does anyone count these Trump supporters?

Aug 23, 2016 at 6:40 am 8

RUFFSDALE — If you drive anywhere in Pennsylvania, from the turnpike to the old U.S. routes to the dirt roads connecting small towns like Hooversville with “bigger” small towns like Somerset, you might conclude

Caught!

The Iran Ransom: Obama's web

Aug 23, 2016 at 6:35 am 9

Aug. 21–“Oh, what a tangled web we weave “When first we practice to deceive!” That’s the once oft-quoted stanza from the epic 1808 Scottish poem “Marmion” by Walter Scott. Once upon a time, many



Ryan Lochte is only the latest celebrity to be exposed as having a natural tendency to invent tall tales.

Liar's Hall of Fame

Aug 23, 2016 at 6:30 am 8

FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2008 file photo, former Secretary of State Colin Powell is seen in Washington. Powell says he sent Hillary Clinton a memo touting his use of a personal email account after she took over as the nation’s top diplomat in 2009. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Colin Powell: Hillary's people are trying to pin email scandal on me

Aug 22, 2016 at 11:55 am 29

EAST HAMPTON , N.Y. (UPI) — Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said Hillary Clinton is wrong to blame him for her use of a private email server. “Her people have been trying to

Taha Hamid

Man takes over women's restroom, gets arrested for 'gross lewdness'

Aug 22, 2016 at 11:50 am 19

A 28-year-old Dorchester man accused of exposing himself while urinating into a women’s room sink at an MBTA station allegedly told a woman who caught him in the act: “This is a men’s bathroom

(AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Trump donors run gauntlet of thugs in Minneapolis

Aug 22, 2016 at 11:45 am 11

A 75-year-old man reported being accosted and robbed outside the Minneapolis Convention Center after leaving a Donald Trump appearance Friday night. The man told police he was leaving the private Trump fundraiser with family

Jacket pulled back to show concealed weapon.

Demand for concealed carry high in PA

Aug 22, 2016 at 11:40 am 12

Dee Thielman knew exactly what to tell her husband to get her for Christmas last year. “I want a gun,” the calm-mannered retiree from Moon recalled saying confidently to the military veteran who had

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Texas judge blocks federal transgender restroom policy

Aug 22, 2016 at 11:40 am 5

FORT WORTH, Texas (UPI) — A judge issued a preliminary national injunction blocking federal transgender guidelines for public schools. U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor of Fort Worth, Texas, said in a ruling issued late

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Princeton bans the word 'man' to prevent hurt feelings

Aug 22, 2016 at 6:55 am 159

Princeton University is banning the word “man” in what it calls an effort to foster a more “inclusive community” — a policy that conservative critics contend is aligned with its campus politics that caters