PARIS (TheBlaze/AP) — Iraq’s president said it’s “not necessary” that Arab powers Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia participate in airstrikes against the Islamic State group. President Fouad Massoum also expressed regret that Iran was not invited to take part in the 26-nation conference in Paris on Monday to try to counter the …

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (TheBlaze/AP) — Six people were injured, one critically, in a shooting outside a bar in Alaska, police said, adding that the suspects remain at large Family members and friends were outside the Kodiak Bar and Grill in Anchorage at 4:25 a.m. Sunday when one family member and the suspects began arguing. Moments later …

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A second British hostage ISIS fanatics are threatening to murder can today be revealed as a taxi driver who travelled to Syria to help refugees. Islamic militants warned in a chilling video that 47-year-old Alan Henning – who is originally from the Greater Manchester area – would be the next person to die after father-of-two …

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The White House on Sunday put pressure on Congress to vote this week in favor of training and arming Syrian rebels as part of President Obama’s plan to destroy the Islamic State, making clear that sending U.S. combat troops is not an option. Mark my words that when this blows up in our face, and …

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Every year, on the anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Elizabeth Stringer Keefe has posted online the same wedding photo a friend found at Ground Zero, in the hopes that she could reunite the photo with its owner. She tried again this week: Every year on #911 I post this photo hoping 2 return 2 …

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A White House pool report released Sunday afternoon said President Barack Obama was going golfing, leading to the usual round of “Obama golfs while the world burns.” But this time even former CNN interviewer Piers Morgan got in on the action: RELATED: Poll: Majority of Americans Think It’s ‘Unfair’ to Criticize Obama for Golfing Might …

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A mob of Wisconsin teens attempted to rob a group of adults in Milwaukee only to be shot at by a West Allis man carrying a concealed carry weapon. Police say that a group of teens attempted to rob a group of adults when one of the men pulled out his gun and began shooting …

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In 2012, Bank of America told an Arizona gun maker that it would no longer provide banking services for the company, just because it makes guns. Kelly McMillan, whose family has been in the firearms business since 1973, quickly learned that he wasn’t alone. Many banks were becoming skittish about doing any business with gun …

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Connect the dots: Obama met with cleric who supports Hezbollah on 9/11 By Allen West US President Barack Obama gestures for the crowd to keep quiet about his visit to the O&H Danish Bakery to buy kringle pastries so that First Lady Michelle Obama wouldn’t find out about the visit, during a town hall event …

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Sandwich shop Jimmy John’s trying to settle a class-action lawsuit like its catchphrase – “freaky fast.” Legal documents show that the plaintiff, Heather Starks, filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles County, CA, claiming that a sandwich she ordered was supposed to contain sprouts but did not. Starks claimed “that she purchased sandwiches advertised in online …

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As if we don’t have enough to deal with when it comes to liberals trying to infringe on our second amendment right, there’s always an idiot such as this one who comes along and makes things worse. Sheriff’s deputies in Colorado arrested a 60-year-old woman who pointed a rifle at her neighbor’s 11-year-old son as …

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Islamic State militants, who once relied on wealthy Persian Gulf donors for money, have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion, according to U.S. intelligence officials and private experts. The extremist group’s resources exceed that “of any other terrorist group in history,” …

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NAMPA, Idaho (TheBlaze/AP) — Police in Nampa say they’re on the lookout for a 9-foot Colombian boa constrictor named Trinity. The big snake last was seen around 4 p.m. Friday before it escaped from its cage. A photo of Trinity. (Image source: Nampa police) One fact to note: Trinity hasn’t dined in three weeks, the …

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The brother of David Haines, the latest hostage of Islamic State militants to die in a videotaped beheading, offered a measured statement to the world with one important message: Don’t blame Islam. David Haines before his videotaped beheading. (Image source: CNN via YouTube) “The Muslim faith isn’t to blame for ISIL, nor is it the …

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Story by the Associated Press; curated by Dave Urbanski LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has made her first comments about this week’s Scottish independence vote, urging Scots to “think very carefully about the future.” The queen addresses Parliament in June. (Image source: YouTube) But the popular monarch didn’t indicate a preference on how Scots …

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Story by the Associated Press; curated by Dave Urbanski INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) — With speculation on a White House run in overdrive, Hillary Rodham Clinton returned to Iowa Sunday to pay tribute to the state’s retiring Democratic senator as anticipation builds over the possibility of another presidential campaign. Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton …

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