WashingtonTimes: The U.S. Army on Friday announced it has approved the first 22 women to be commissioned as infantry and armor officers after new rules issued last month opened all combat roles to female service members.
KTLA5: A couple in the UK stumbled across a large rock that many are calling “whale vomit.” The “rock” could be ambergris, which is a rare substance used to make perfumes last longer on the skin.
AmericanThinker: On April 11, John Kerry became the first Secretary of State to pay his respects to at Hiroshima’s memorial to those who died when the atomic bomb was dropped on that city on August 6, 1945. That event, and the dropping of a second atomic [Read More]
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MSN: LONDON — Belgian Transport Minister Jacqueline Galant has resigned after a European Union report criticized Belgian airport security. Meanwhile, police in England said that five people from the central city of Birmingham were arrested on suspicion of being “concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism.”
Former QB urged to run for open seat in Florida.
ArutzSheva; Speaker of the US House of Representatives Paul Ryan (Rep.-Wisconsin) said Thursday that, during his recent trip to the Middle East, he heard many complaints about President Barack Obama’s leadership, Politico reports.
CPR: Lawmakers and civil-liberty groups are ratcheting up public support for a bill that closes a loophole allowing local law enforcement agencies to seize citizens’ property without a criminal conviction — a practice dubbed “policing for profit.”
WT: Over the last few days former President Bill Clinton displayed one of the salient weaknesses of our famously weak contemporary politicians. He did this even while reminding Americans of one of his rare lapses into true leadership, his 1994 bipartisan legislation to lower crimes rates, [Read More]
WT: For the first time, the California state parole board has voted to free one of the principal accomplices of Charles Manson in the 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders.
IBT: A detector dog unit used as part of security measures at Manchester airport is under fire after failing to detect Class A drugs. A review of the security arrangements in the UK’s third largest airport revealed that employing the dogs has not been a [Read More]
IBT: Anger at boardroom excesses in Britain hit breaking point after BP shareholders resoundingly rejected a £14m ($19.8m, €17.5m) pay deal for chief executive Bob Dudley. Nearly 60% of shareholders voted against Dudley’s 20% pay increase in a rebellion that was surpassed only by the [Read More]
FOX59: NEW YORK CITY (April 14, 2016) — Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton came out swinging in a fiery, high-stakes debate on CNN Thursday night, as he cast doubt on her judgment and she criticized his command of policy and record on guns.