Quantcast
Home » Archives » U.S. News (Page 3)

NRA lobbyist: Anti-gun Jews support policies that could create another Holocaust

A lobbyist for the National Rifle Association compared a Washington state campaign to require criminal background checks for gun show sales to Nazi Germany. Brian Judy, the NRA’s chief state lobbyist, launched a personal attack last week on Seattle businessman Nick Hanauer, whose family has pledged $500,000 to campaign to…

Family finds ‘sacred’ 300-year-old sunken treasure off Florida’s east coast

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) – A Florida family scavenging for sunken treasure on a shipwreck has found the missing piece of a 300-year-old gold filigree necklace sacred to Spanish priests, officials said on Tuesday. Eric Schmitt, a professional salvager, was scavenging with his parents when he found the…

In Florida governor’s race, Democrat Charlie Crist woos crucial black vote

By Letitia Stein TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) – As the leading Democratic candidate for Florida governor, Charlie Crist would be expected to draw overwhelming support from the state’s more than 1.6 million registered black voters. But rallying them is proving a challenge for the 58-year-old former Republican, who is facing a…

Pope Francis sounds too much like Obama to be honored by Congress, Republican says

A bipartisan congressional resolution that would honor Pope Francis before his potential appearance in Philadelphia next year may not be acted upon because of Republican worries that the pontiff is perceived as being “too liberal,” The Hill reports. House Resolution 440 aims to “congratulate Pope Francis on his election and…

‘Liberal’ Fox News host slut-shames ‘Bachelorette’ star for not marrying man after sex

Even the hosts of Fox News were shocked and embarrassed on Tuesday after co-host Bob Beckel labeled a reality TV star a “slut” because she had not agreed to marry a man after having sex with him. On Tuesday’s episode of The Five, host Andrea Tantaros noted that Bachelorette star…

Black Georgia man claims white UPS driver handed him makeshift noose during dispute

A Georgia man claims he was handed a makeshift noose by a UPS driver making a delivery at his workplace. David Mitchell, who is black, said the driver acted strangely when they first encountered one another about a month ago in a loading dock area. “He refused to give me…

Russell Brand rips Fox blowhard Sean Hannity over inflammatory Israel-Gaza coverage

In Russell Brand’s latest episode of The Trews, the British comedian attacks Sean Hannity for his hypocrisy when it comes to the subject of Israel. Brand begins, however, on a lighter note, playing a clip from Hannity’s show and saying that the Fox News and syndicated radio host “looks like…

Man rapes 17-year-old at Keith Urban concert as country music fans record on video: MA police

A Boston man was accused of raping a 17-year-old girl he met at a Keith Urban concert over the weekend. Country music singer Keith Urban’s Boston concert made news earlier this week after at least 46 fans were treated for alcohol-related illnesses, and 50 people were taken in to custody…

Former GOP Virginia governor’s marriage in spotlight at corruption trial

By Gary Robertson RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) – Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife were barely on speaking terms when they accepted $165,000 in gifts and loans from a vitamin company executive, defense attorneys said on Tuesday at the start of the pair’s corruption trial. Federal prosecutors described Robert…

Appeals court ruling saves Mississippi’s last remaining abortion clinic

By Emily Le Coz JACKSON Miss. (Reuters) – A Mississippi law that would shut down the state’s only abortion clinic, forcing women to go outside the state for the procedure, is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday. Upholding a lower court’s preliminary injunction against the law, a three-judge…

Google+