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FBI files link Christian TV’s Paul Crouch to Italian mob, Palestinian gun trafficking

According to files compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the founder of the world’s largest Christian television network financed his endeavor with the assistance of numerous international criminal organizations. Documents obtained by MuckRock show that the FBI was investigating Trinity Broadcasting Network and its founder, Paul Crouch, for being…

Kevin Sorbo: Atheists are angry because they secretly know God exists and is judging them

God Is Not Dead actor Kevin Sorbo provided one answer to the question he has been asking repeatedly on the film’s DVD promotional tour — “Why are atheists so angry at something they don’t believe in?” — on Christian radio host Rick Wiles’ show Tuesday. Atheists, he claimed, secretly believe…

Alabama couple arrested for raping underage relative to be their surrogate

Three members of an Alabama family were arrested for participating in a scheme to impregnate an underage relative, The Selma-Times Journal reports. Jeremy Swann and his wife, Amanda, were arrested over the weekend and charged with rape in the first degree. According to the Dallas County Sheriff Department, the victim…

Pro-immigration demonstrators in Murrieta surprised to find they’re charged with lynching

A Maine woman is facing felony lynching charges for trying to help a pro-immigration protester in Murrieta, California in July, The Bangor Daily News reports. Janet Mathieson told The Daily News that she traveled with a group to Murrieta after seeing how the busloads of detained Central American immigrants were…

Well-liked Massachusetts cop known for his vegan shakes kills man in drunken car accident

A Massachusetts police officer involved in a fatal car accident on Saturday was already facing charges for operating a vehicle under the influence, the Eagle-Tribune reports. Officer Eric Wayne was arrested at the scene of the crash that resulted in the death of Briant Paula and charged with vehicular homicide…

Russell Brand mocks Hannity as a man hopelessly out of his depth in universe he can’t understand

In the latest episode of The Trews, British comedian Russell Brand explains to viewers the rules of what he calls “the Sean Hannity School of Bullying.” He begins by playing a clip in which the Fox host introduces Democratic Committeewoman Patricia Bynes — who is on to speak about the…

Cornel West: Obama a ‘brown-faced Clinton’ in charge of ‘a Wall Street and drone presidency’

In an interview with Salon’s Thomas Frank, public intellectual Cornel West expressed the depths of his disappointment with the presidency of Barack Obama. “The thing is,” West told Frank, Obama “posed as a progressive and turned out to be counterfeit. We ended up with a Wall Street presidency, a drone…

WATCH: TX police draw guns on mother and young children they mistook for gun-waving males

A Texas mother said that police mistook her and her four young children for a group of black males waving a gun out the car window, WFAA reports. Police were responding to a 911 call about a tan-colored Toyota carrying four black males, one of whom was waving a handgun…

Mother turns over sexting 13-year-old daughter to police for ‘harsh’ punishment

A Virginia mother turned her 13-year-old daughter over to police after she found nude images of the teen on her phone and tablet, CBS 6 News reports. The Dinwiddie, Virginia mother — whose name will not be revealed, to protect her daughter’s identity — said that she discovered the images…

Massachusetts man fears his horns, ’666′ forehead tattoo will make a fair trial impossible

The lawyer for a Massachusetts man who has a “666″ tattoo and horns implanted on his forehead believes that his appearance will make it impossible for him to find an impartial jury or receive a fair trial, The Republican reports. James G. Reardon, Jr. is worried that the appearance of…

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