2 October 2014 17:36
About 9 in 10 likely American voters call the US economy an “extremely or very important issue,” with the majority describing the economy as “poor,” a new poll has found.
Approximately 90 percent of Americans likely to vote in the November midterm elections call the "the economy an extremely or very important issue," according to an Associated Press-GfK poll released Wednesday.
2 October 2014 17:33
The United States plans to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates amid the US-led airstrike campaign against ISIL in Iraq and Syria.
The US considers selling Patriot missile batteries to Saudi Arabia, worth $1.75 billion, as well as $900 million worth of long-range artillery to the UAE, the Pentagon said Wednesday.
The decision comes following Saudi Arabia’s request...
2 October 2014 17:29
It was all the way back in February, so the memory of this headline has faded:
“Congress passes $8.7 billion food stamp cut”
By Ned Resnikoff
It’s official: 850,000 households across the country are set to lose an average of $90 per month in food stamp benefits.
The Senate on Tuesday voted 68-32 to send the...
2 October 2014 7:20
Anti-Netanyahu protests were held outside the White House in Washington, DC on Wednesday while US President Barack Obama was talking with visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
As police tightened security around the White House, dozens of Jewish protesters were protesting against Netanyahu's visit to the US and chanting slogans calling him a “criminal”.
"We are here as Jewish people and we...
1 October 2014 13:06
Daniel Crespo, the mayor of Bell Gardens in the US state of California, has been shot dead by his wife during a domestic dispute.
He was reportedly shot several times on Tuesday afternoon and died en route to a hospital.
Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Nicole Nishida said the 45-year-old victim was shot by his wife, Levette Crespo, 43.
Levette was questioned, but she was...
1 October 2014 13:01
The United States says victory against the ISIL terrorist group requires “strategic patience” amid signs that Washington is seeking to disintegrate Iraq and Syria.
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby on Tuesday admitted that the air attacks alone are not enough to destroy the Takfiri terrorists in Iraq and Syria.
He added that training and arming the Iraqi army and non-ISIL militants in...
30 September 2014 18:34
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underscored that the US airstrikes on the headquarters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group in Iraq and Syria is a theatrical move.
"Terrorism is a danger threatening the whole world and everyone should extend help in this regard," Rouhani said in an interview with Russia's channel 2 TV on Monday.
30 September 2014 18:21
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says they’ve counted at least 19 civilians killed in US strikes overall.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, US airstrikes against ISIS-held Syria yesterday hit grain silo and other civilian targets, killing at least 2 civilians and burning multiple silos full of harvested grain.
Locals scrambled to rescue civilian workers trapped by the...
30 September 2014 18:15
Former secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff says the ISIL terrorist group could strike the United States in retaliation to the Pentagon’s bombings.
“Whether carry out that threat by sending fighters back who they’ve trained, or whether they try to inspire lone wolves, or whether they simply captivate potential recruits and they go out on their own to...
30 September 2014 7:23
One might think that by now even Americans would have caught on to the constant stream of false alarms that Washington sounds in order to deceive the people into supporting its hidden agendas
The public fell for the lie that the Taliban in Afghanistan are terrorists allied with al Qaeda. Americans fought a war for 13 years that enriched Dick Cheney’s...
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