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The claim that the Saudis are innocent for 9/11 is total bull
Saudi Arabia and an army of K Street lobbyists are now claiming that several Saudi government suspects named in the newly released “28 pages” have all been “exonerated” from 9/11 involvement. The gullible mainstream media are parroting the latest spin, but it’s total bull. Saudi lobbyists are circulating a 38-page “refutation” of the 28 pages...
(Sat, 23 Jul 2016 16:26:15 -0400)

The parents who didn’t sue Disney taught America a powerful lesson
Remember the Serenity Prayer? “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the difference.” Maybe we should put it up not just in homes and churches, but over the doors of our courthouses. Because Americans seem to not know the...
(Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:57:27 -0400)

Clinton and Kaine debut as Democratic ticket in Florida
MIAMI — Hillary Clinton introduced running mate Tim Kaine as “a progressive who likes to get things done,” joining the Virginia senator in the crucial battleground state of Florida to help kick off next week’s Democratic National Convention. Clinton said Kaine cares more about making a difference than making headlines, and is “everything that Donald...
(Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:48:15 -0400)

Floods kill at least 154 across China, leave scores missing
BEIJING — Torrential rains that have swept through China have killed at least 154 people and left 124 missing, officials said Saturday, with most of the casualties reported from a northern province where villagers complained about lack of warning before a deadly flash flood. The rains, which began on Monday, have flooded streams, triggered landslides...
(Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:27:25 -0400)

Mom of 3 keeps promise, adopts 6 kids after her friend dies
ALTON, Va. — A Virginia mother of three has made good on a high school friend’s dying wish by adopting her six children. Stephanie Culley tells ABC News that Beth Laitkep asked Culley to take care of her children if she didn’t make it through a battle with breast cancer. Culley agreed after discussing it...
(Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:05:56 -0400)

How JFK’s favorite sister lit up her family before losing her life at 28
What can you say about a girl who was born rich, rebelled against her family and died at 28? If that girl was a Kennedy — JFK’s favorite sister, no less — quite a lot, though only lately. Paula Byrne’s “Kick: The True Story of JFK’s Sister and the Heir to Chatsworth” is an engrossing...
(Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:51:50 -0400)

More Americans supporting stricter gun laws
Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. Nearly two-thirds of respondents expressed support for stricter laws, with majorities favoring nationwide bans on the...
(Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:28:18 -0400)

Munich killer went on shooting rampage as revenge for being bullied
The teen killer who gunned down nine people in a Munich rampage Friday did so as revenge for years of bullying, he appears to admit in a chilling caught-on-camera exchange. The brief footage, posted to Twitter, is believed to show David Ali Sonboly on top of a parking garage as a man slings profanity at...
(Sat, 23 Jul 2016 10:13:22 -0400)

The CIA tried mind control to create the perfect assassin
Next Friday, Matt Damon returns for a fourth outing in the film “Jason Bourne,” as the superspy continues to investigate his fuzzy past and piece together all the terrible things he’s done. Bourne’s amnesia has always been central to the character’s story. The ex-black ops soldier has spent years (and three previous films) trying to...
(Sat, 23 Jul 2016 05:43:47 -0400)

3 Americans charged with trying to join ISIS
MIAMI — Authorities say three Florida men planned to travel to Syria and become fighters for the Islamic State. Federal prosecutors said in a news release Friday that 52-year-old Gregory Hubbard, 31-year-old Dayne Christian and 50-year-old Darren Jackson of Palm Beach County are charged with conspiring to join the Islamic State. They were arrested Thursday....
(Sat, 23 Jul 2016 02:47:20 -0400)