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Firing heard near South Korea island

YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea — Artillery fire was heard near a South Korean border island on Sunday soon after people there were ordered to take shelter in bunkers, YTN television reported.…

Fox News chief: NPR has ‘a kind of Nazi attitude’

Roger Ailes is clearly still holding a grudge against NPR for firing Juan Williams. In an interview published by The Daily Beast‘s Howard Kurtz Wednesday, the Fox News chairman attacked NPR as “Nazis.” As Fox News’ top “liberal” contributor, Williams had appeared on Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor in October…

Jon Stewart tells Larry King: I criticize CNN because ‘you’re terrible’

Why does The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart pick on CNN so much? Because “you’re terrible,” Stewart told CNN’s Larry King Wednesday night. To King, he said: “You know what you are? You’re the last guy out of a burning building.” King will soon be retiring from his long running program.…

Crews battle Utah wildfire sparked at firing range

Wildfire sparked at firing range spreads to Utah neighborhood, burns 2 homes, threatens dozens A wind-stoked fire sparked at a firing range during a National Guard training session blazed across hundreds of acres Monday as crews rushed to keep it from reaching any more homes than the two authorities said…

White House spokesman: ‘All options are on the table’ including firing McChrystal

The White House press secretary may have foreshadowed what the president is planning to do with a “runaway general,” by issuing a line that echoed history. The US commander in Afghanistan mocked the vice president and denounced a top diplomat in a magazine interview, while his aides spoke dismissively of…

Reporter: Prisoner clenched fist after execution by firing squad

Photo credit: “Tribune reporter Nate Carlisle, a witness to the firing squad execution of Ronnie Lee Gardner, traced these exit holes made by the four bullets that ended the killer’s life early Friday morning.” Five sharpshooters fired bullets through the heart of double murderer Ronnie Lee Gardner on Friday, making…

At inmate’s request, Utah prepares firing squad

Barring a last-minute reprieve, Ronnie Lee Gardner will be strapped into a chair, a hood will be placed over his head and a small white target will be pinned over his heart. The order will come: “Ready, aim…” The 49-year-old convicted killer will be executed by a team of five…

UK troops trained by firing at ‘replica mosques’

A political and religious uproar has erupted in Great Britain over news that the British Army trained troops for the Afghanistan mission by having them fire on replica mosques. A British Muslim group is demanding that the UK military immediately disband seven replica mosques built on an army firing range…

Congressman brags about offing ‘crazy raccoon’ with Desert Eagle

WASHINGTON — Republican Congressman Steve King of Iowa says he doesn’t take kindly to raccoons trying to take shelter in his home. The minute King noticed a raccoon trying to weasel into his house last week, he grabbed his semi-automatic gun and chased the fleeing creature out into a deadly…

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