Wal-Mart says it has had “ongoing conversations” with political leaders and others about curbing gun violence.
Wal-Mart to meet with Vice President Biden on guns, after getting flak for first turning down the invitation
‘We underestimated the expectation to attend the meeting on Thursday in person, so we are sending an appropriate representative to participate,’ a company spokesman said. Wal-Mart is the largest U.S. gun seller.
Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer and largest […]
Just as Obama used crony capitalism to leverage pharmaceutical companies into advertising for Obamacare, so too is he trying to fashion gun control legislation in way that will make Wal-Mart one of the legislation’s most prominent supporters.
The irony: As of right now, Wal-Mart is one of the leading sellers of firearms and ammunition, if not the leading seller, in the country.
The goal: Obama wants to end private gun sales, period. […]
A father and son previously ordered to keep away from former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin were sentenced on Friday to five years of probation for harassing her family’s attorney.
Craig Christy, aged 48, and his 20-year-old son, Shawn, pleaded guilty in January to placing hundreds of threatening and obscene phone calls to Fairbanks attorney John Tiemessen, his colleagues and relatives last August.
The father and son were arrested in home state of […]
20 hooded youths stormed pub with knives ‘like a pack of wolves’
Bernard Fitzpatrick is critical after acting as a human shield when son Luke, 25, was dragged away then stabbed to death in the street
Gang attacked after Champions League final in scenes ‘like something out of a horror film’
Youths were known troublemakers – ‘at 17 why have they got knives? it’s disgusting’ says one witness
‘He had never done a bad […]
Lawyer for Kelly Altenburg denies she was in the classroom when abusive remarks were made to 10-year-old Akian
Investigation by Cherry Hill school district found she was not present
Cherry Hill Superintendent says Altenburg was put on leave to minimize ‘disruption to our schools’
One school aide has already resigned; another was put on leave
Substitute aide was not invited back
A teacher who oversees a classroom where a father says his autistic son was verbally […]
In his three years as U.S. president, Barack Obama has been dogged by claims he is not patriotic enough.
Last year he even had to publish his birth certificate to silence doubters who suggested he was not born an American.
Now it emerges that similar fears were expressed about his father, who was categorised with others as ‘anti-American and anti-white’ when he moved to the United States in 1959.
Father and son: The […]
Jonathan Soros intends to set up his own family office with chief risk officer for the Soros Fund, David Kulsar
He stepped down from day-to-day management of his father’s firm last September
Comes after a year of significant losses at the $25 billion firm
The upheaval within billionaire investor George Soros’ firm continues as one of his sons is separating some of his personal fortune to manage it himself.
Jonathan Soros, who stepped down […]
A man who used to be a woman has become Britain’s first “male mother” by giving birth to a son.
World’s first male mum Thomas Beatie
The man, who is believed to be in his 30s, was able to carry a child after taking female hormones to reverse the effects of his female-to-male sex change treatment.
The Daily Telegraph understands that the man, whose identity has not been diclosed, is from the […]
In this Tuesday, May 3, 2011 file photo provided by the subject, Shawn Christy, a 19-year-old Pennsylvania man stands in front of a sign in his hometown of McAdoo, Pa. The FBI said Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 Craig Christy and his son, Shawn Christy were arrested on charges of harassing Sarah Palin’s family and lawyers. (AP Photo/Craig Christy, File)
A father and son were arrested by […]
In Pyongyang, jittery government minders keep a vice-like control over the few journalists who make it inside and discourage them from meeting or photographing its citizens. So the true picture of life in North Korea’s capital is in the telling, snatched details of ordinary life.
The empty, multi-lane highway from the city’s main airport, traffic cops standing in roads almost devoid of cars; commuters riding […]
Several retired and active police officers and firefighters have been arrested in a federal raid on a New York City gambling ring, NBC New York has learned.
Two officials familiar with the case say an NYPD detective and a retired police officer, along with three firefighters, one who is retired, face federal charges after an early morning FBI raid on Thursday.
Some of the first responders […]
DES MOINES, Iowa – U.S. Sen. Rand Paul was hailed in Iowa Saturday as an emerging party player for his government-shrinking, deficit-cutting message — nearly four years after his father championed similar themes but was excluded from a Republican presidential forum because of his poor showing in the polls.
The Kentucky senator’s message sounded much like the one delivered by his father, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul […]