Islamic State in control of Palmyra ruins, activists say05/21/2015 17:28The Sunday sets behind ruined columns at the historical city of Palmyra, IN the Syrian desert.The seizure of Palmyra and its ancient ruins came as an opposition monitoring group declared that Islamic State now controls half of Syria, including the vast majority of its oil fields.The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that more than 100 pro-government troops were killed in overnight clashes around Palmyra...
The Latest on Waco shooting: Retired police detective among some 170 people05/21/2015 17:26But do not be fooled, Swanton said; the bikers at Twin Peaks over the weekend knew they were up to no good."It indicates to United States that whoever came here with that was expecting trouble and trouble was had"."They were not here to drink and eat barbecue, " Swanton said earlier this week. And they wanted to show force against each other, so they showed up in large groups, " Falco said...
Infected, 6 Dogs Die From New Flu Virus In Midwest05/21/2015 17:13Now, other states across the country are on alert. That is very, very... that's frightening, " a veterinarian replied. The severe form needs to be treated aggressively with a broad spectrum of antibiotics, fluids and other general support treatments. Since the virus can not live for long in the environment, usually dogs have to be in close proximity to infect another dog, which means the flu spreads most readily in kennels, doggy day care, dog parks, and shelters...
California Moves Toward Assisted Suicide05/21/2015 16:561987 - The CMA House of Delegates directed that CMA oppose enactment of any law that would require a physician to provide medicine, technique, advice or referrals necessary for a patient to pursue end of life.The California Catholic Conference says it remains its steadfast position when it comes to what it calls "assisted suicide", and any attempts to legalize it...
David Letterman retires from United States TV05/21/2015 16:13The era ended last night (or early this morning, for United Kingdom readers), as Letterman presented his final show, inviting a vast array of his celebrity pals to give him a proper send-off.In his final monologue, the host touched on a sore point in his career saying, "I’ll be honest with you, it’s looking like I will not be getting ‘The Tonight Show...