A member of a pro-Russian separatist militia walked by an unexploded rocket that fell in the backyard of a house on Thursday in Troitsko-Khartsyzsk, Ukraine. CreditMauricio Lima for The New York Times MOSCOW — Asserting that Russian soldiers and armaments had crossed into Ukraine to support the separatists, President Petro O. Poroshenko of Ukraine canceled a …

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  The polygamist reality TV stars of “Sister Wives” can sleep easy tonight as a Federal Judge in Utah has struck down at least part of the State’s ban on polygamy. The Utah ban made it illegal and punishable by up to five years in prison for anyone to cohabit with someone they are not legally married to. …

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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is putting his financial heft behind his belief that guns shouldn’t be sold to just anyone. He and his wife Melinda Gates donated $1 million last week to The Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility. The group stands behind ballot initiative 594, which would require criminal background checks on gun sales online and at …

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On August 23 2014, an 89-year-old World War II veteran grabbed an armed robber’s gun, then pulled out his own gun and wrestled with the suspect before shooting him six times. The veteran, Arthur M. Lewis, was working at his Lake Park, Florida, jewelry store around 3 p.m when Lennard Patrick Jervis allegedly entered the …

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The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) recently advised a licensed manufacturer that its assembly of a short barrel rifle utilizing imported parts must comply with 18 U.S.C. § 922(r). This position is significant, as the general understanding in the industry has been that this provision of the Gun Control Act (GCA) does …

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Mary Rose Wilcox is a career politician from Phoenix’ South side who runs a Democrat political machine that has been compared to Daley’s in Chicago. She was running in the Democrat primary for a congressional seat in the deep blue safe seventh district of Arizona, one of the few Arizona districts that is safe for …

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The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana has struck down the City of Baton Rouge’s ban (pdf) on the possession of firearms or other weapons in places that sell alcohol, and their parking lots. The lawsuit was filed under Section 1983.   The court granted default judgment to the plaintiff.   A  permanent injunction was ordered …

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The Islamic State social networking site has a photo showing a child holding a severed head amid a gathering of other children, which was tweeted and went viral with an attached phrase that said “This is how the cubs of the Caliphate are raised up”, boasting of this heinous act. It should be noted that it is …

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  (CNS News) — Illegal aliens successfully landed on a San Diego beach in a panga boat on Monday and ran to shore – but, when another group tried the same thing on Tuesday, U.S. Customs and Border (CBP) agents were waiting for them. Around 7am Monday morning, a horde of illegal aliens stormed a …

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Not only is Barack Obama set to unilaterally rule on amnesty for illegal immigrants, but, the Associated Press said Thursday, he intends to blame Congress for acting like a dictator. Examiner reported: According to the AP, the White House intends to argue that Congress didn’t provide enough resources to fully enforce the law, thereby giving …

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Top US officials say President Barack Obama wants to decide American strategy for combating extremist group Islamic State’s strongholds in Syria. Yet the administration is still scrambling to understand the goals and limits of potential military action. Top members of the Obama administration have held meetings this week to surmise how expanding a military campaign …

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The head of the Centers for Disease Control in the United States warned this week that the situation in west Africa remains grim following the deaths of more than 1,500 people due to the Ebola virus. “I wish I didn’t have to say this, but it is going get worse before it gets better,” CDC …

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The city council of Davis, California has decided to drop the local police department’s Pentagon-supplied armored vehicle following worries from the community that it could be used against demonstrations, as was the case in Ferguson, Missouri this month. The Davis City Council adopted a resolution this week that orders the city to come up with …

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It’s been a year since New York City adopted Local Law 71 with the enthusiastic support of Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, who is now mayor of the city. Local Law 71, the so-called Community Safety Act, used the possibility of endless civil-rights litigation to gut the city’s “stop, question, and frisk” procedure for dealing …

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A second American reportedly killed fighting with the Islamic State group in Syria has been identified as Abdirahmaan Muhumed, of Minneapolis, two sources told Fox News late Wednesday. KMSP-TV in Minneapolis reported that Muhumed was killed in the same battle as Douglas McAuthur McCain, who grew up outside Minneapolis in the town of New Hope …

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Beijing is calling on Washington to scale back, or cancel, aerial surveillance of the Chinese mainland, since such a practice represents a security risk and a deterrent to better bilateral relations – otherwise it is ready to take measures. Relations between China and the United States have been increasingly tense since the US shifted its …

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An employee working for the television show “Cops” was shot and killed by police in Omaha, Nebraska, as they responded to an armed robbery at a local restaurant. The suspected burglar was also killed. Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said “Cops” crew member Bryce Dion, 38, was shot once when a shootout broke open between …

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