Apr 202014
 
Easter: To Be Continued

Today, Christians throughout the world celebrate the Feast of Easter. On this day Jesus of Nazareth, crucified and buried two days before, rose from the dead. The entirety of the Christian faith hinges on this fact. Now, this alone would be reason enough for an annual celebration. After all, every nation and culture observes and [...]

Apr 202014
 
Frenzied Porter-Malignaggi Bout Highlights DC Armory Card

WASHINGTON, DC—Peter Quillin-Lucas Kocekny, the first fight of a three-fight televised card, worked as somnambulant. Paulie Malignaggi-Shawn Porter played as speed. The high-energy slugfest may win consideration for fight of the year and certainly wins hands-down as Paulie Malignaggi’s least Paulie Maignaggi-like fight. That may be why the slick defensive ace lost. But at least [...]

Apr 202014
 
Deal set to sign bill expanding gun rights in Ga.

Facebook Follow @washtimes ATLANTA (AP) – Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to sign legislation next week expanding gun rights in Georgia. Spokesman Brian Robinson confirmed Friday a bill signing on House Bill 60 is planned Wednesday. Word of the event first came in an online posting by the gun rights group Georgia Carry. The bill [...]

Apr 202014
 
Ageless Alien: Bernard Hopkins Beats Beibut Shumenov to Unify Light Heavyweight Belts

WASHINGTON, DC—Bernard Hopkins beat Beibut Shumenov on Saturday—and Father Time. The 49-year-old even threw in a knockdown as if to say he can still do it all. In the process, Hopkins unified the IBF and WBC light heavyweight belts on one titlist and remained the oldest champion in boxing history. “He has an awkward style,” [...]

Apr 202014
 

WASHINGTON (AP) – Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton’s White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same. As Clinton prepared for an August 1994 news conference in which he hoped to build public support for his struggling – and ultimately unsuccessful – health care [...]

Apr 192014
 
Obama Has No Plan in Afghanistan and the War Against Al Qaeda

The US commander of the ISAF coalition in Afghanistan, General Jospeh Dunford USMC, recently stated: “We are not leaving. We are transitioning – there’s a big difference.”  While it is doubtful that the Taliban could parse said difference, the statement has led to comments of Operation Enduring Freedom having led to a defeat. Since the [...]

Apr 192014
 

Glimpses into behind-the-scenes workings of President Bill Clinton’s White House, as revealed in newly released documents: For Clinton’s last State of the Union speech in January 2000, aides considered a long list of guests who might be cited in the address and sit near first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton. Among those discussed: The parents of [...]

Apr 192014
 
NYPD to Continue Undercover Monitoring of Muslims Despite Dismantling Spy Unit

This week, the New York City Police Department shocked many by announcing an end to its Muslim monitoring program, the Zone Assessment Unit. But at a time in which Islamic extremism appears to be an increasingly present risk, the NYPD also appears to be putting extra efforts into undercover programs. The Daily Beast’s Michael Daly reports [...]

Apr 192014
 
Scalia to students on high taxes: At a certain point, 'perhaps you should revolt'

Enlarge Photo ** FILE ** In this March 8, 2012, file photo, Supreme Court … more  Photo Gallery: 8 PhotosArmed and liberal: Left-leaning celebrities who are pro-gun 22 PhotosAwesome rifles: The best and the baddest Related Stories Scalia: ‘Kidding yourself’ if you think internment camps won’t return Facebook Follow @washtimes Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia [...]

Apr 192014
 
Putin Satisfied with New NATO Head Stoltenberg

Russian President Vladimir Putin is happy Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg is the new head of NATO because the two men get along very well. He hopes it will lead to better relations with the West. “We have very good relations, including personal relations. This is a very serious, responsible person,” Putin said, according to [...]

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