New Delhi rapist on victim: ‘She should just be silent and allow rape’

by CNN // March 3, 2015 // Updated 09:47 GMT // 0 Comments

Mukesh Singh, a bus driver, was one of five men convicted in the 2012 gang rape case and sentenced to death by hanging. He and three others are appealing the sentence. Singh showed no remorse, for what he dubbed “an accident” that occurred on December 2012 to a BBC Storyville documentary crew. “A decent girl […]

City Of Cleveland Apologizes For Blaming Tamir Rice For His Own Fatal Shooting

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:28 GMT // 0 Comments

An ongoing federal lawsuit filed by the family of Tamir Rice prompted a response from the city of Cleveland last week arguing that the 12-year-old was responsible for his own death. The city’s claims caused outrage from family and community members — and perhaps led to a public apology from Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson who […]

Pete Sessions: Obama Accountable For Murders ‘Every Day’ By Undocumented Immigrants

by The Huffington Post // February 27, 2015 // Updated 15:43 GMT // 0 Comments

WASHINGTON — Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) accused President Barack Obama and Democrats Thursday evening of continually releasing undocumented immigrants who are murdering Americans.Committee Chairman Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) accused President Barack Obama of being responsible for the deaths of American citizens at the hands of undocumented immigrants. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) | Alex Wong […]

Obama Explains Why He Doesn’t Use The Term ‘Radical Islam’ For Islamic State, Al Qaeda

by The Huffington Post // February 18, 2015 // Updated 22:23 GMT // 0 Comments

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he refuses to describe the Islamic State and al Qaeda as groups fueled by “radical Islam” because the term grants them a religious legitimacy they don’t deserve. – “They no more represent Islam than any madman who kills in the name of Christianity or Judaism or Buddhism […]

Brian Williams Admits He Wasn’t on Copter Shot Down in Iraq

by The New York Times // February 5, 2015 // Updated 03:17 GMT // 0 Comments

The NBC News anchor Brian Williams apologized Wednesday for mistakenly claiming he had been on a helicopter that was shot down by ground fire in Iraq in 2003. Last week, NBC Nightly News filmed Mr. Williams taking a soldier to a New York Rangers game. The public address announcer at the game explained to the crowd that […]

GOP attacks Clinton on prisoner swap

by CNN // January 30, 2015 // Updated 15:21 GMT // 0 Comments

Officials: Detainee swapped for Bergdahl suspected of militant activities – Republicans believe national security will be a key issue in the upcoming presidential campaign, and see an opening for attack on what they believe has been a flat-footed and hapless foreign policy from Obama. They’ve sought to tie Clinton — who’s the overwhelming front-runner on […]

Fewer Than Half The Students Accused Of Sexual Assault Are Judged Responsible

by The Huffington Post // January 30, 2015 // Updated 04:44 GMT // 0 Comments

Fewer than half of college students accused of sexual assault are found responsible for the offense, according to a higher education insurance company’s study of claims. Attorney Gloria Allred, second from right, speaks to the media on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, outside of U.S. District Court in Hartford, Connecticut. Allred filed a federal lawsuit on […]

Groups With Liberal Ties Tapped To Re-Elect The GOP Establishment

by The Huffington Post // January 29, 2015 // Updated 12:37 GMT // 0 Comments

WASHINGTON — Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) got a boost in the last election from a little-known nonprofit called Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions. The group calls itself conservative, but its support for greater federal funding of alternative energy drew the attention of Tennessee tea party groups, who decried what they saw as its liberal agenda.Sen. […]

Fareed Zakaria Calls Out Rupert Murdoch Over Paris Terrorism Comments

by The Huffington Post // January 21, 2015 // Updated 15:03 GMT // 0 Comments

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria sat down with HuffPost Live at Davos on Wednesday, where he called out Rupert Murdoch for his comments on the recent terror attacks in Paris. “I think it was outrageous to claim that moderate Muslims, or Muslims in general, are responsible for the attacks,” Zakaria said. “If you had a significant portion […]

Montgomery County Neglect Inquiry Shines Spotlight On ‘Free-Range’ Parenting

by The Huffington Post // January 20, 2015 // Updated 10:00 GMT // 0 Comments

Two days after the story of their children’s unsupervised walk home from a park became the latest flash point in an ongoing cultural debate about what constitutes responsible parenting, Danielle and Alexander Meitiv were still explaining their “old-fashioned” methods of child-rearing.Jordan Siemens via Getty Images Read the whole story at The Washington Post

Michael Urie Helms ‘What’s Your Emergency’ Web Series, To Debut This Month

by The Huffington Post // January 20, 2015 // Updated 10:00 GMT // 0 Comments

It’s been estimated that 240 million calls are made to 911 in the U.S. each year. Still, only a select few have been privy to the behind-the-scenes goings-on at the call centers responsible for handling those emergency inquiries. – Check out the trailer for “What’s Your Emergency” above. Head here for more details.

J.K. Rowling challenges Rupert Murdoch’s Muslim blame game

by CNN // January 12, 2015 // Updated 00:04 GMT // 0 Comments

The News Corp. CEO ignited controversy on Friday with a series of tweets about Islam and jihad. He started with the tweet, “Maybe most Moslems peaceful, but until they recognize and destroy their growing jihadist cancer they must be held responsible.” Maybe most Moslems peaceful, but until they recognize and destroy their growing jihadist cancer […]