Loading posts...
Germans hit with tear gas, water cannons for protesting Muslim refugee violence
View

Germans hit with tear gas, water cannons for protesting Muslim refugee violence

Protesters and police clashed in Cologne, Germany, following reported gang sex attacks and muggings in the city on New Year’s Eve allegedly committed by North African and Middle Eastern men.
Police investigate tip that Philadelphia terrorist is part of group that wants to harm more cops
View

Police investigate tip that Philadelphia terrorist is part of group that wants to harm more cops

Police in Philadelphia are investigating a tip that a man charged in the ambush shooting of a patrolman is connected to a radical group that may continue to pose a threat to officers.
Ryan's ruse: Who benefits?
View

Ryan's ruse: Who benefits?

The surreptitious expansion of low-skill work visas, slipped through in last month’s massive federal spending bill, finally has been addressed — but with a duplicitous explanation: Why, the increase in H-2B non-farm work visas was necessary to fill jobs.
Mitch McConnell refuses to stand up for Cruz on eligibility question
View

Mitch McConnell refuses to stand up for Cruz on eligibility question

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Sunday hammered away at his closest challenger’s eligibility to be US president, while the party’s Senate leader said the chamber will stay out of the fray involving Ted Cruz’s citizenship.
Police: Paris police attacker lived in German refugee shelter
View

Police: Paris police attacker lived in German refugee shelter

RECKLINGHAUSEN, Germany (AP) -- German police on Saturday raided an apartment at a shelter for asylum-seekers in the western city of Recklinghausen that they say had been occupied by a man shot and killed as he stormed a Paris police station. North Rhine-We...

Some Maine Democrats to press for impeachment of Gov. LePage

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The furor over Gov. Paul LePage's comment about "young white" girls being impregnated by out-of-state drug dealers is last week's news. This week could bring an impeachment order calling for an investigation into the Republican's alleged ...
Classrooms in crisis: Violence plagues schools
View

Classrooms in crisis: Violence plagues schools

New Kensington-Arnold Middle School teacher Diane Swigart retired early on disability after she was injured twice in a year in altercations with students, one of which put her out of work for a month. A Philadelphia high school teacher was hospitalized in D...
Public unions on the Supreme Court docket today
View

Public unions on the Supreme Court docket today

WASHINGTON -- The U.S Supreme Court today takes up a highly politically charged case that could cripple public unions in Massachusetts and across the country. The justices will hear a case brought by a group of California schoolteachers claiming that their ...
The missile threat: Real & growing
View

The missile threat: Real & growing

North Korea claims to have detonated its first hydrogen bomb. If true -- the skeptics are legion, however -- it suggests a miniaturization capacity that could lend itself to missile delivery. Iran now admits to having a previously undisclosed weapons bunker...
Gunman told police he shot cop in the name of Islam, mayor rebuts
View

Gunman told police he shot cop in the name of Islam, mayor rebuts

A man using a gun stolen from police said he was acting in the name of Islam when he ambushed an officer sitting in his marked cruiser at an intersection, firing shots at point-blank range, authorities said Friday. Both the officer and suspect were injured dur...