Month: July 2015

‘Heat dome’ sends temperatures to 165F in Iran

(London Daily Mail) If the mercury heads north of 70F in Britain, the nation tends to go ‘summer crazy’ and breaks out the budgie smugglers, sandals and shorts. But spare a thought for residents in the city of Bandar Mahshahr, south-west Iran, where ‘hot’ has taken on a whole new meaning. Today, it reached a Read More …

Bin Laden’s stepmother, sister killed in plane crash

(London Daily Mail) Osama Bin Laden’s stepmother and sister are thought to be among four people killed after a private jet owned by the family crashed into a fireball after overshooting a runway while trying to land outside London. The £7million Embraer Phenom 300 was owned by Salem Aviation in Jeddah, which is controlled by Read More …

Iran’s foreign minister: Israel should disarm, too

(Politico) Now that Iran has agreed to curb its nuclear program, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says it’s time for Israel to follow suit and abandon its long-rumored nuclear arsenal. “Iran’s push for a ban on weapons of mass destruction in its regional neighbourhood has been consistent,” Zarif wrote in an editorial for the Guardian. “And Read More …

Congresswoman compares abortion to heart surgery

In their attempt to deflect attention away from the scandalous video expose of Planned Parenthood executives negotiating the sale of aborted baby body parts, critics say America’s largest abortion provider and its supporters are resorting to increasingly bizarre tactics and statements. They appear to have stopped even trying to explain or justify their actions but Read More …

‘Secular education demands knowledge of Bible’

Herman Melville “There she blows!” cried the lookout, sighting Moby Dick. Captain Ahab, driven by revenge, sailed the seas to capture this great white whale, who had bitten off his leg in a previous encounter. The crew of the ship Pequod included Quaker chief mate Starbuck, second mate Stubb, Captain Boomer, a tattooed Polynesian harpooner Read More …

Bill launched to halt refugee resettlement

Somali community in Lewiston, Maine, one of many cities and towns where the U.S. State Department, working with the U.N., has sent large contingents of refugees. A Texas congressman has introduced legislation that would halt the resettlement of United Nations-certified refugees in the U.S. pending a full study on the program’s impact on the nation’s Read More …

What to do with fear

If you have failed, then you’re in good company. History gives us plenty of examples of those who tried many times to succeed but initially failed. Einstein failed at math before he discovered the theory of relativity. Michael Jordan failed to make his high school basketball team before he became a star member of the Read More …

Prayer costs Mississippi public school district $7,500

(Birmingham News) Mississippi’s third largest school system has been hit with a $7,500 fine after a judge found the school violated a previous order by allowing a pastor to pray at an honors assembly. Rankin County School District in Flowood, Mississippi was ordered to pay the fine by U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves, according to Read More …

Upcoming Benghazi movie could spell trouble for Hillary

(Fox News) Dana Perino told Megyn Kelly tonight that filmmaker Michael Bay’s much-anticipated movie about the Benghazi terror attack could have a negative impact on Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Perino said it’s too early to tell for sure, but she noted that the left is already so worried about the film that they have begun Read More …