The first trailer for “Spotlight,” the film starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, and Rachel McAdams chronicling The Boston Globe’s investigation of child sexual abuse at the hands of Catholic priests, was released Wednesday. MORE
Jerusalem (AFP) – An ultra-Orthodox Jew accused of stabbing six people at a Gay Pride march in Jerusalem weeks after his release from jail for a similar attack lashed out in court Friday, Israeli media reported. MORE
SALT LAKE CITY – For many years, the LDS Church has discussed breaking away from the Boy Scouts of America, but the group’s decision this week to admit “openly gay leaders” into its ranks may finally push the Utah-based faith to bolt.
LDS Church spokesman Eric Hawkins confirmed Tuesday that the 15 million-member Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is “considering creating its own international program for boys, separate from the Boy Scouts of America.” MORE
Last week, with little notice, a federal judge here tossed out Delta Air Lines’ longstanding claim that the government’s export credit agency — which, among other things, provides loan guarantees to overseas airlines for the purchase of Boeing jets — was helping international competitors at the airline’s expense.
Delta offered only a shrug. Judicial opinions aside, the continued existence of the Export-Import Bank turns more on bare-knuckle politics than on legal niceties. MORE
The Presidents of Kenya and Nigeria rebuffed President Obama’s attempt to impose acceptance of the LGBT lifestyle and “gay marriage” on Africans. We must stand in solidarity with these African leaders and their rejection of cultural imperialism. Sign our letter of support! MORE
After three shocking videos caught Planned Parenthood doctors discussing and arranging the sale of body parts of aborted babies, a fourth video has been released today catching a Planned Parenthood vice president discussing how to break or get around the law to sell aborted babies. MORE
The massive tornado that roared across the Canadian province of Manitoba late Monday was on the ground for nearly 3 hours — likely one of the longest-lasting on record in Canada and perhaps the world. No injuries or deaths were reported. MORE
First, what about the other five nations? Do we go back to the heavy sanctions. If so Iran will only increase it’s guerrilla warfare. This could threaten the worlds oil supply and cause us to take in more refuges. Or we could wind up in an all out war bringing Russia into it against us? Israel is the third or fourth biggest military nation in the world. It has at least 200 Atomic bombs to Iran’s zero to date and still has us as their allies. A peace plan would demoralize the terrorists and help bring peace and prosperity to the area, not to mention possible lower oil prices. Let’s not let the politicians kill the peace plan. They have done enough damage to us as it is.
The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Saudi Arabia of $5.4 billion in additional PAC-3 missiles built by Lockheed Martin Corp, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said the sale would benefit a key U.S. partner in the Middle East. Notification to Congress was sent on Tuesday and follows a major nuclear deal with Iran. The missile sale approval could help reassure Saudi Arabia about the U.S. commitment to its security. MORE