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Spanish Political Scandal – News that the leading Spanish political party, the Popular Party, led by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, has become implicated in a financial corruption scandal, was…

Chris Kyle, Author and Former Navy SEAL Sniper, Dies at Texas Gun Range

(CNN) — Former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, author of the best-selling autobiography “American Sniper,” was one of two people killed Saturday at a gun range, authorities said. The 38-year-old, who declared himself the “most lethal sniper… Continue reading

Jesse Jackson urges Obama to ‘come home’ and tackle Chicago’s gun crisis

Jackson leads march in memory of Hadiya Pendleton and says Obama’s presence is ‘urgently needed’ to address problem Gary Younge in Chicago guardian.co.uk, Saturday 2 February 2013 15.55 EST The Rev Jesse Jackson has appealed to Barack Obama to “please… Continue reading

Armed 70-Year-Old Women’s Basketball Coach Shoots Attackers While Walking Two Players to Their Cars | Video | TheBlaze.com

A 70-year-old women’s high school basketball coach shot and killed one would-be mugger and injured another while walking two players to their cars Friday night in Detroit, WXYZ-TV reported. Police said the coach, who… Continue reading

Photo released of Obama shooting a gun…. CNN Political Ticker

(CNN) — One could say this photo shoots down any remaining skepticism.The White House on Saturday released a photo of President Barack Obama shooting skeet last August, backing up a claim he made in… Continue reading

Convicted murderer mistakenly released in Chicago – CNN.com

(CNN) — A convicted murderer was on the loose Friday morning after he was mistakenly released from custody in Chicago.Steven Robbins, 44, convicted of a 2002 murder in Indianapolis, was freed Tuesday because of… Continue reading

Jesse Jackson to march for slain Chicago teen – Katie Glueck – POLITICO.com

Activists plan to march on Saturday to the spot where the teen was killed, Jackson said. | AP PhotoCloseBy KATIE GLUECK | 2/1/13 8:53 AM EST The Rev. Jesse Jackson pledged to march this weekend… Continue reading

rapper Gucci Mane speaks to Atlanta school students for career day

ATLANTA — Parents and Atlanta Public Schools alumni are upset over one city school’s decision to bring in a controversial rapper to speak at career day this week. Channel 2’s Amy Napier Viteri… Continue reading

Metal Detectors weren’t working during Atlanta School Shooting

APS: Metal detectors weren’t working day of school shooting Posted: Feb 01, 2013 9:42 PM ESTUpdated: Feb 01, 2013 10:29 PM EST By Steve Kiggins – email ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) -Atlanta Public Schools (APS) said metal… Continue reading

Guest Commentary: “Chicago Murder Rate Soars as Obama Stays Silent”

Chicago Murder Rate Soars as Obama Stays Silent Olivia Davis in Politics,Race President Barack Obama was recently booed by a Boston crowd. Clearly proud of his hometown, Obama just joked around; but, some Bostonians might… Continue reading

Trayvon Murderer receives thousands of dollar in donations overnight

By Arelis R. Hernández and Rene Stutzman, Orlando Sentinel2:04 p.m. EST, February 1, 2013   Prosecutor Bernie de la Rionda today objected to a delay in George Zimmerman‘s trial, accusing defense attorney Mark O’Mara of spending too much… Continue reading

Chicago takes leading role in national gun debate…Still no action from Obama Administration

By DON BABWIN | Associated Press – 12 mins ago CHICAGO (AP) — They are counting the dead from gunfire again in Chicago, a city awash in weapons despite having one of the strictest gun-control… Continue reading

Rosa Parks to be honored with ‘forever stamp’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORY WHO: THE WOMEN OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT: Dr. Bernice King, King Center CEO, SCLC First Lady Cathelean Steele, SCLC WOMEN President Evelyn Lowery, Janice Mathis, Rainbow/PUSH Executive… Continue reading

Georgia Sheriff’s Association against stricter gun control

By Shae Rozzi ATLANTA — The Georgia Sheriff’s Association, a group that consists of the more than 100 elected sheriffs from around Georgia, said stricter gun control measures won’t stop mass shootings. The GSA’s… Continue reading

Terrorist attack hits US Embassy in Turkey

  By Richard Engel, Aziz Akyavas and Ian Johnston, NBC News A suicide bomber blew himself up at an entrance to the U.S. Embassy compound in Ankara, Turkey, on Friday, officials said. U.S.… Continue reading