The flag of pan-Arab nationalism, born out of violent rebellion and struggle (or jihad), was flown today on the floor of the Democratic National Convention. What it means that the flag of "Palestine" can be spotted in Philadelphia, with not an Old Glory in sight, is that the Democratic Party of America is taking a hard-left turn
Paul 'Paulie' Curran McGuirk suffered serious stab wounds at Seagull House, on Rutland Avenue in Dolphin’s Barn, at around 4pm on Saturday.
The young man was a brother of David Curran, who is serving life for the brutal murder of two Polish immigrants, in a case that shocked the nation in 2008.
David Curran was just 17 when he stabbed Pawel Kalite (28) and Marius Szwaijkos (27) to death with a screwdriver outside their home on Benbulben Road, Drimnagh.
All hell broke loose on Thursday when right-wing conspiracy theorist and talk show host Alex Jones crashed a taping of the web series The Young Turks, nearly coming to blows with 'Turks' host Cenk Uygur. Makes me miss the days of Morton Downey Jr...
A police operation is underway after gunfire erupted at a shopping center in Munich Friday. CNN affiliate NTV reports several are dead and others are wounded. Authorities shut down public transportation and warned people to stay home or seek protection.
Florida police shoot black man lying on the ground with arms in the air.
Yesterday the U.S. Government delivered a massive blow to KickassTorrents. With its alleged founder arrested and pretty much the entire site's operation compromised, it's not obvious that there will be a Pirate Bay style comeback anytime soon.
Apparently it's not such a good idea to shit on a beloved work of art and call its fans "muhsawjenists".
More than 15,000 education staff in Turkey have been suspended after last week's failed coup, as a purge of state officials widens still further.
“UK out!!! In my opinion, the most important long-term consequence of all this is that the exit will take Europe away from the Anglo-Saxons, that is, from the USA. This is not the independence of Britain from Europe, but the independence of Europe from the USA.”
Members of Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zenki, which has received funds and weapons from the U.S., filmed themselves brutally beheading a child
"Hillary Clinton invented ISIS with her stupid policies," Trump tells Lesley Stahl. "She is responsible for ISIS. She led Barack Obama because I don't think he knew anything; I think he relied on her. As Bernie Sanders said, 'Her judgment is so bad.' She's got bad judgment. She's got bad instincts."
At least 73 people were killed Thursday night when a large truck plowed through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France, the Nice prosecutor's office said, according to French media.
The driver pointed his tractor-trailer into the crowd and accelerated, mowing bodies over. The driver was shot to death, authorities said. At least 100 people were injured, authorities said.
Time to learn something!
During this exceptionally bloody and heartbreaking month, a Harvard professor turned to his own form of protest to understand police racial bias: data research.
“It is the most surprising result of my career,” Roland G. Fryer Jr., the author of the study and a professor of economics at Harvard, told the New York Times. His findings suggest that while police are more likely to push, pepper spray, aim a weapon at, or handcuff black people, there is little to no difference between who gets shot at more often.
The UK Government's Digital Economy Bill, which is set to revamp current copyright legislation, has been introduced in Parliament. One of the most controversial changes is the increased maximum sentences for online copyright infringement. Despite public protest, the bill increased the maximum prison term five-fold, from two to ten years.