32 min ago
The Washington Post
Members of Congress call for police bodycams in wake of Ferguson
While calm appears to be returning to the St. Louis suburb that was torn apart as police and protesters clashed following the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer, members of Congress are calling for an expansion of police use of body cameras.
4 hrs ago
Adam Schiff Pushes Body Cameras For Cops
In response to the furor over the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, a senior House Democrat wants the federal government to encourage local cops to wear cameras while they're working.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
California plans to build quake early-warning system after Napa Valley shaken
Shop employee's remove a sign from the damaged Alexandria Square building after an early morning earthquake struck Napa, California August 24, 2014.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
...Scientists Detected Quake 10 Seconds Beforehand
According to scientists at the University of California at Berkeley, an earthquake early warning system operated successfully and was able to detect the quake ten seconds before the 6.0 quake hit on Sunday morning in Napa Valley.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Hit ISIS targets in Syria? Not so fast
U.S. lawmakers are watching critically as Obama weighs options on how to deal with the threat from ISIS, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
U.S. strikes in Syria against Islamic State would be hindered by intelligence gaps
A U.S. offensive in Syria against the radical Islamist group that beheaded an American journalist would likely be constrained by persistent intelligence gaps and an inability to rely on fleets of armed drones that have served as the Obama administration's signature weapon against terrorist networks elsewhere, U.S. officials said.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
ISIS most a significant threat since early days of 9/11a 2
In a matter of months, the terror group ISIS has risen from an obscure al-Qaeda offshoot to one of the greatest emerging threats against the United States.
Another California City to Honor Sex Slavery Victims
The suburb of Fullerton in Orange County, California will set up a memorial to women who were forced into sexual slavery by the imperial Japanese Army during World War II.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Southern California lawmakers condemn killing of American journalist James Foley
Federal lawmakers representing the Southland on Wednesday condemned the execution of American freelance journalist James Foley, saying his murder shows the true colors of the al-Qaida offshoot known as the Islamic State that has taken control of large swaths of Iraq and neighboring Syria.
Iraq 'certainly looks like war,' says House Dem
The U.S. mission in Iraq has "broadened" into something that "certainly looks like war," says the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee.
KTIV-TV Sioux City
ISIS Militants appear to have taken their first American victim
The group released a horrifying video showing the execution of James Foley - a journalist kidnapped in Syria back in 2012.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Washington Post
In the Loop: SeaWorld and Disney
SeaWorld Entertainment has suffered financially since the release of the 2013 documentary "Blackfish," which accused the company of mistreating its main attraction: killer whales.
Voice of America
Islamic State Militants Claim Beheading of US Journalist
The militant group Islamic State has released a video purportedly showing the beheading of American journalist James Wright Foley as a message to the United States to stop intervening in Iraq.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Congress Shouldn't Make State Tax Systems Worse
Our national legislature, whether the Democratically controlled Senate or the GOP-led House, is a joke.
Congress Members Charge Aliyev Regime With Karabakh Escalation
CONGRESS MEMBERS CHARGE ALIYEV REGIME WITH KARABAKH ESCALATION Published: Friday August 15, 2014 http://www.reporter.am/index.cfm?objectid=7CBF01F6-244A-11E4-AF5A00155D008B1E Karabakh Defense Army soldier Norayr Kamalyan was wounded on July 31 as he engaged Azerbaijani army personnel in hand-to-hand combat.
Community joins together to celebrate 15th anniversary of ABMDR
PRESS RELEASE Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry 3111 Los Feliz Avenue, #206, Los Angeles, CA 90039 Contact person: Dr. Frieda Jordan Tel: 323-663-3609 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: http://www.abmdr.am/ Community joins together to celebrate 15th anniversary of ABMDR Crystal-year Gala attended by hundreds; special awards conferred on longtime ... (more)
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Congressional opposition to Baku's escalating aggression grows
PanARMENIAN.Net - The Armenian National Committee of America , amid growing Congressional opposition to Baku's escalating aggression, is calling directly upon the Obama Administration for U.S. leadership in stopping Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev's march toward war.
The Obama Doctrine: Inarticulate or disengaged?
It sounds like advice offered by parents to teenagers on prom night: Don't do stupid stuff.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
After resisting for years, U.S. increases military aid to Kurds in Iraq
For years, Kurdish officials have beseeched the Obama administration to let them buy U.S. weapons.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Kurdish fighters, routed by better-armed extremists, may get US weapons after years of pleas
This Aug. 7, 2014, released by the U.S. Air Force, shows U.S. Soldiers with the 5th Special Forces Group, 101st Airborne Division and Joint Special Operations Task Force-Gulf Cooperation Council working with parachute riggers assigned to the 11th Quartermaster Co., Special Troops Battalion, 82nd Sustainment Brigade to palletize water for a ... (more)