Minn. Lawmakers Call For Washington To Accept More Syrian RefugeesTerrible images from the civil war in Syria are prompting United States lawmakers to discuss allowing more refugees to enter the country.
Terror Group Threatens Mall Of America, Others, In New VideoThe terror group that carried out the deadly attack at a shopping mall in Kenya is calling for a similar attack on a western mall, specifically mentioning the Mall of America, among others.
Good Question: What's The Difference Between ISIS, Al-Qaeda?Last week, terror attacks in Paris killed 17 people in three incidents over three days. Now, two familiar groups have claimed responsibility.
'U' Media Ethics Professor Reacts To Paris MassacreHome video shows the attack on the Charlie Hebdo headquarters in Paris Wednesday that left at least 12 dead, including four of the magazine's founding cartoonists and the editor in chief. As the gunmen got away, they killed a responding police officer who they had first shot on their way in the building. In Washington, President Obama expressed his sympathy and his support.
Good Question: Who Is ISIS?The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, better known as ISIS, has already taken over several key cities. This is a militant group that's so extreme that traditional Al Qaeda has disavowed it. The ISIS jihadists move quickly and brutally.
Slain Somali Lawmaker Had Strong MN TiesMinneapolis' Somali-American community is asking the state department for a full investigation into the assassination of a well-known lawmaker from Minnesota. Saado Ali Warsame was gunned down on a main street in Mogadishu Wednesday. Her driver was also killed.
Mpls. Somali Youth Group Fights Al-Shabab With DocumentaryAl-Shabab uses Internet videos to convince Minnesota men to come back to Somalia. But now, a Somali youth group is fighting back with a documentary of their own.
FBI: Al-Shabaab Released Video To Recruit Minn. Men For JihadIt’s well documented that foreign terror groups have been working to bring in new recruits. In fact, more than two-dozen young Somali-Americans from the Twin Cities have already been lured to training camps overseas, mostly in Somalia.
Esme's Blog: The End Of PrivacyFor years the United States has been gathering millions of Verizon cell phone records, as well as foreigner's emails and data from Google, Facebook and other Internet companies. It is all to make us safer, President Obama says. It's to protect us from terrorist acts.
Esme's Blog: Why?That is the question everyone wants to know when it comes to the Boston bombing suspects.
Opinion: A Few Brave Newspapers Endorse Romney Fighting Tide Of Liberal PressThe newspapers that are not endorsing President Barack Obama are extremely brave. They are to be positively recognized for their courage to stand up against the onslaught of the liberal media which refuses to speak in the best interest of the country as the presidential election nears.
Opinion: Crowley's Obama Favoritism Completely Discredits Her As A JournalistThere were so many blatant signs of Obama-favored bias displayed by CNN political correspondent Candy Crowley that one scarcely knows where to begin. She caused the difference between Romney’s huge win in the first debate and his extremely narrow win in the second.