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Al Jazeera to shut down cable operation in US
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Al Jazeera to shut down cable operation in US

NEW YORK (AP) -- Cable news network Al Jazeera America says it is shutting down just 2 1/2 years after its launch. Al Jazeera America says it will stop operating by April 30. It blames the "economic landscape of the media environment." The network launch...
Justices seem divided over Iran terror-related appeal
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Justices seem divided over Iran terror-related appeal

WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 30 years after 241 Marines died in a terrorist attack in Beirut, the Supreme Court on Wednesday weighed putting up a new roadblock for the victims' families who are trying to obtain nearly $2 billion in judgments against Iran. B...
Apple CEO Tim Cook clashes with US government over encryption
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Apple CEO Tim Cook clashes with US government over encryption

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has challenged the US government to adopt a policy of “no backdoors” in its approach to the encryption technology used by his company and other technology firms. Cook made his comments at a recent meeting between US administra...

Another malignant ObamaCare mandate takes effect

The full force of ObamaCare's malignant employer mandate will harm small businesses in 2016. Already delayed twice, the diktat, in force this month, expands to include businesses with 50 or more employees, requiring owners to provide health care to at least...
Chicago is #1 in bedbugs, again
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Chicago is #1 in bedbugs, again

There aren't many lists on which Chicago beats out New York City, but here's one: bedbugs. For the fourth year in a row, Chicago tops the list of 50 Bed Bug Cities, according to pest control company Orkin. The list ranks cities by the number of bedbug tr...
Radical Islam Denial Syndrome
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Radical Islam Denial Syndrome

Last year, there were 452 suicide terror attacks across the world. Four hundred and fifty of them were committed by Muslims. Last month, Muslims pledging allegiance to ISIS murdered 14 people in San Bernardino, California. Last week, thousands of Muslims aroun...