Ben Carson’s Free-Falling Campaign Loses Top 2 Staffers

By Sandy Fitzgerald   |   Thursday, 31 Dec 2015 12:38 PM Ben Carson’s campaign manager and communications director both resigned Thursday morning, just a month away from the Iowa Caucuses, in a surprise move that could shake up the campaign as his poll numbers continue their downhill slide. Communications Director Doug Watts, in a statement to The … More Ben Carson’s Free-Falling Campaign Loses Top 2 Staffers

China’s New Counter-Terrorism Law

Obama would prefer to remain in the dark as ISIS and other jihadist groups use American-made technologies to plan and carry out their deadly attacks By Joseph A. Klein — Bio and Archives  December 30, 2015 China has just passed a new law requiring technology firms to provide “technical means of support” for the government’s counter-terrorism … More China’s New Counter-Terrorism Law

Iran fires rockets near US aircraft carrier

By Kristina Wong – 12/29/15 05:40 PM EST Several Iranian military vessels approached and fired unguided rockets near a U.S. aircraft carrier traveling through international waters, two U.S. officials confirmed to The Hill. The Iranian vessels came as close at 1,500 yards from the USS Harry S. Truman before firing the rockets in a direction … More Iran fires rockets near US aircraft carrier

Official: ‘Affluenza’ teen granted temporary stay against deportation

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2015/12/30/pizza-order-helped-lead-authorities-to-affluenza-teen-mother.html The teen fugitive known for using an “affluenza” defense during his trial for a fatal crash was granted a three-day delay against deportation from Mexico, a Mexican official said Wednesday morning. An official with Mexico’s Migration Institute told an Associated Press reporter about Ethan Couch’s court injunction. The official spoke on condition of anonymity … More Official: ‘Affluenza’ teen granted temporary stay against deportation