Jack Kenny

An aide to Afghan President Hamid Karzai has accused the United States of trying to pressure the Kabul government into signing the Biliateral Security Agreement that would keep U.S. and other NATO forces in Afghanistan for 10 or more years beyond the deadline for withdrawal of combat units by the end of next year.

Motorists on America's highways are being randomly stopped and asked for breath, blood, and saliva samples in a $7.9 million research project of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The United States should use tactical nuclear weapons if a preemptive strike is necessary to prevent Iran from producing a nuclear weapon, U.S. Rep. Duncan D. Hunter (R-Calif.) said this week in an interview on C-Span.

U.S. Representatives Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), both members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, charged in a letter to FBI Director James Comey, Jr. that the FBI and the Justice Department are impeding the investigation into the IRS targeting conservative groups seeking tax exemption.

Members of the Guardian newspaper staff may be charged with crimes of terrorism over the British newspaper's handling of secret U.S. National Security Agency documents leaked by computer analyst Edward Snowden, the Reuters news agency reported.

An 11-year-old who was banned from selling mistletoe in a public park in downtown Portland, Oregon now has more orders for packages of the popular holiday plant than she can handle.

On December 4, 1945, the United States Senate passed the United Nations Participation Act, committing the United States to full, active participation in the United Nations.

The U.S. Supreme Court Monday declined to hear an appeal from a Christian college challenging aspects of the health insurance law, called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. 

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed suit against the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops over the bishops' ethical guidelines for Catholic hospitals, the Associated Press reported Monday.

 

Monday, 02 December 2013 17:38

Amazon to Use Drones for Deliveries

The same technology employed by the Pentagon and CIA to deliver bombs to targets in the Middle East will soon be used to deliver purchases to Amazon.com customers once the Internet marketing giant gets clearance from the Federal Aviation Administration, company founder Jeff Bezos said in an interview.