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California’s Death Penalty Upheld

California’s Death Penalty Upheld

The death penalty is back on the books in California – more or less. A panel of judges on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday rejected a lower court ruling that had declared the capital punishment system in the Golden State unconstitutional. But Professor Ellen Kreitzberg, who heads the Death Penalty College at […]

‘ISIS branch’ seeking to produce chemical weapons – Iraq and US intel

‘ISIS branch’ seeking to produce chemical weapons – Iraq and US intel

Islamic State has a branch devoted to creating chemical weapons, AP reports, citing Iraqi and US officials. Earlier, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls also warned that Islamic State could potentially use chemical or biological weapons in its attacks. A special branch has been set up by Islamic State to develop chemical weapon for the terrorist […]

Suspected mastermind of Paris carnage killed in Saint-Denis police raid – report

Suspected mastermind of Paris carnage killed in Saint-Denis police raid – report

The alleged sponsor and mastermind of the November 13 massacre in Paris, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was killed in a Wednesday raid by French forces in the Parisian suburb of Saint-Denis, a media report suggests. Abaaoud, who was the primary target of the special operation was killed, the Washington Post reported, citing two senior European intelligence officials. According […]

El Foro 2015 Candidatos a Desert Hot Springs

El Foro 2015 Candidatos a Desert Hot Springs

La Cámara de Comercio de Desert Hot Springs tiene un historial de envolverse con las actividades políticas locales que precede a la incorporación de la ciudad. Es en realidad que fue a través del envolvimiento de la Cámara que ambos, el Distrito del Agua y la ciudad fueron establecidos. Como una organización 501(c)(6), la Cámara […]

Koreas ‘on brink of war’: Pyongyang marshals troops after exchange of fire

Koreas ‘on brink of war’: Pyongyang marshals troops after exchange of fire

The North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has placed the country’s troops on high alert, threatening “indiscriminate strikes” if South Korea doesn’t stop its propaganda broadcasts over the border by Saturday evening. During an emergency meeting of the North Korean central military commission, Kin Jong-un reportedly ordered the North’s army to be “fully operational and ready […]

No ‘unicorn arrangement’: Kerry fires back at Senate critics of Iran deal

No ‘unicorn arrangement’: Kerry fires back at Senate critics of Iran deal

Republican lawmakers criticizing the administration’s nuclear deal with Iran are looking for “some sort of unicorn arrangement involving Iran’s complete capitulation,” Secretary of State John Kerry told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Kerry blasted the notion that a better deal could have been achieved as a “fantasy, plain and simple.” The marathon hearing was mostly […]

Marines killed in Chattanooga attack identified as authorities search for motive

Marines killed in Chattanooga attack identified as authorities search for motive

Condolences are streaming in from across the US after the four Marines killed in Thursday’s shooting in Chattanooga were identified. Authorities are still guessing at the motives of the attacker, who they say had no known links to international terrorism. Officials and families have confirmed the names of the four Marines gunned down in the […]