Two US to Paris flights diverted Tuesday due to bomb threats

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Several media outlets are reporting that two Air France flights departing the United States for Paris Tuesday night have been diverted due to apparent bomb threats. The flights, departing from Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., were rerouted to Salt Lake City and Halifax, Nova Scotia. The news is especially sobering considering Russia’s conclusion that Metrojet […]

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CAIR, students call for FBI investigation into ‘lynching’ of Muslim teen after FBI determines it wasn’t murder

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It might seem like a “small” story, but the fact that it so closely follows the arc of a similar incidentlast summeris both frustrating and sad; so much for post-racial America. As Twitchy reported, word spread onsocial media of a lynching in Washington State after an 18-year-old black Muslim man was found dead in a […]

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Fury, snark erupt after Washington Redskins seek support against Harry Reid

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http://twitter.com/#!/RBPundit/status/472100855445872640 Last week, 50 U.S. Senate Democrats led by Harry Reid sent a letter to the commissioner of the NFL asking the league to get behind a name change for the Washington Redskins. Today, the Redskins asked for help pushing back against Harry Reid: http://twitter.com/#!/Redskins/status/472088588251721729 The ensuing avalanche of comments to #RedskinsPride got the hashtag […]

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Capitol dome goes dark as blackout hits areas of Washington, D.C. [pics]

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http://twitter.com/#!/ChadPergram/status/443908706988605440 Washington D.C. was hit with high winds this evening, which could be the reason for power outages around the area, including the U.S. Capitol: http://twitter.com/#!/BuzzFeedStorm/status/443906383537123328 http://twitter.com/#!/betsy_klein/status/443907134548615169 http://twitter.com/#!/LisaDCNN/status/443908342520745984 In the meantime: http://twitter.com/#!/Newsgirly/status/443910265017753600 Ha! Update: http://twitter.com/#!/WCL_Shawn/status/443912817759240192 However, power remains out for many not only in D.C. but other areas as well: http://twitter.com/#!/WorldBreaking24/status/443917094527049728 Editor’s note: This post […]

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Hillary Clinton Used Her Own Internet Server To Send Email

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The server that transmitted her email while she was Secretary of State was run out of her New York state home — an unusual step, the AP reported. The revelation comes after the Times reported that Clinton used a personal email account to conduct official business despite federal law requiring correspondence be retained by the […]

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Judge who struck down D.C. gun regs ‘wasn’t authorized’

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Zoe Tillman of the National Law Journal reports that a federal appeals court today ruled that a New York federal judge should never have been assigned to a Washington, D.C., gun case, vacating his order that struck down certain District gun regulations as unconstitutional under the Second Amendment. Earlier this year,U.S. District Judge Frederick Scullin […]

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