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Palin film, ‘The Undefeated’ debuts Friday in some U.S. theaters

A documentary portraying the political story of Sarah Palin debuts Friday in a handful of US theaters, as the right-wing conservative darling remains on the fence about whether she’ll enter the 2012 presidential race. “The Undefeated,” directed by Stephen Bannon, describes Palin through interviews with her admirers and supporters, according…

Israel sees Syrian hand in Golan clashes, 23 dead

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel accused Syria on Monday of orchestrating lethal confrontations on the once-quiet ceasefire line between the two countries as a distraction from Damascus’s bloody crackdown on an 11-week-old revolt. Syria said 23 people, including a woman and a child, were killed and 350 wounded on Sunday when Israeli troops fired on…

Syrian TV: Israel kills 18 Palestinian protesters

MAJDAL SHAMS, Golan Heights (Reuters) – Israeli troops fired at Palestinian demonstrators in Syria who rushed to the border fence on Sunday in what Israel called a challenge to its sovereignty. Syrian state-run media said 18 were killed. “Anyone who tries to cross the border will be killed,” Israeli soldiers…

Knee-high fence to halt rampaging Australian toads

PERTH, Australia – Australia’s popular Kimberley wilderness region has resorted to a long knee-high fence to keep out the poisonous cane toad, which is rapidly overrunning the tourist attraction. A two-kilometre (1.25 mile) barrier will be erected at Emma Gorge, made from cloth to allow other animals to move through…

Protesting ‘Don’t Ask’, gay activists arrested after chaining themselves to White House fence

Famed activist Dan Choi, a West Point graduate and military translator who was expelled from the service for being gay, was arrested Monday afternoon along with 12 others who chained themselves to the White House fence in protest of the military’s exclusionary policy. Activists with the group GetEQUAL had paid…

Watch: Senate candidate Sharron Angle’s new ad stars menacing Latinos

Sharron Angle, Nevada’s Tea Party-backed Republican candidate for US Senate, is attacking Latinos again in a new ad that depicts images of Hispanic men with menacing looks next to depictions of white students and college graduates. “Waves of illegal aliens streaming across our border, joining violent gangs, forcing families to…

Sharron Angle: Latinos in my ‘illegal aliens’ ad could be terrorists from Canada

‘Some of you look a little more Asian to me,’ Angle tells Hispanic kids Sharron Angle, Nevada’s Tea Party-backed Republican candidate for US Senate, told Hispanic schoolchildren that Mexican men in her ad may not actually be Latinos, and implied “terrorists” are coming to the US illegally from Canada. The…

Take down that wall: Palin biographer moving out

Sarah Palin can take down the fence. Palin’s neighbor of three months on Wasilla’s Lake Lucille, author Joe McGinniss, is packing his bags and notebooks and leaving Sunday for his home in Massachusetts to write the book he has been researching on the former governor and GOP vice presidential candidate.…

Writer in Palin’s home town out of a job after ‘deadly force’ editorial

An editor in Sarah Palin’s hometown has split from the local newspaper just weeks after he wrote an inflammatory piece about the former governor and her new neighbor, an author who is writing a book about her. Tom Mitchell says his departure from the Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman in Wasilla has…

Bush’s electronic $15 million per mile border fence still faulty after all these years

The nation’s infrastructure may be crumbling, but U.S. taxpayers can be thankful that the Department of Homeland Security paid top dollar for a 52-mile electronic fence to keep illegal immigrants on the right side of the Mexican border, to the tune of $800 million, or roughly $15 million per mile.…

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