January 22, 2021

4.4 Earthquake Strikes Near Westwood, Calif.

. . .The USGS downgraded the quake to a 4.4 magntude. A spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department said there were no immediate reports of any damage or injuries. A spokeswoman from the Los Angeles Police Department also had no reports of damage. Updated at 6:46 a.m. The quake was felt most strongly in the Valley and Westside. According […]

New Poll: Nowhere Near 90% of Americans Angry the Gun Bill Failed

West: The Lessons of History Editors: What Boston Means for Immigration Policy Brennan: A Flawed Landmark Kontorovich: Abbas’s Bogus ICC Concession Alexiev: The Boston Massacre Zycher: A Payday for the Beltway Tanner: Vultures of Capitol Hill Nordlinger: The dream of ‘Islamophobia,’ &c. Malkin: Insane ‘Asylum’ Goldberg: The Right’s Undeserved Stigma Sowell: Immigration Gambles Roy: Moderation […]

Shocker: UN’s Peace Plan for Syria Near Collapse

Via Washington Post: A U.N.-brokered peace plan for Syria appeared close to collapse Sunday as the government demanded a written guarantee that the rebels will lay down their arms before authorities withdraw troops from cities and towns. The statement cast serious doubt on hopes that the peace plan — the only initiative backed by Syrian […]

Moscow police detain 55 protesters near Red Square

Russian police officers detain a protester during an unsanctioned opposition rally in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, April 1, 2012. Police in Moscow have detained about 30 anti-Kremlin protesters outside the gates to Red Square. Opposition activists called for supporters to walk around Red Square on Sunday wearing the white ribbons that have become a symbol of […]

Rival Libyan militias clash near military base

Mustafa Abdul-Jalil, chairman of the National Transitional Council, right, meets with Arab League Secretary General Nabil Elaraby at a press conference in Tripoli, Libya, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Abdel Magid al-Fergany) TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Rival militias clashed on the outskirts of Tripoli for a fourth day Sunday, the most sustained violence since the […]