Gabriel García Márquez Dies at 87 (Update)
Apr19

Gabriel García Márquez Dies at 87 (Update)

Update: As Gabriel García Márquez’ family are making funeral arrangements for the Colombian-born Nobel laureate — he will be cremated — the condolences and honors continue to pour in from around the world, from heads of state and saddened readers. While Marquez’ family are planning a private ceremony, the government of Mexico plans to hold a public memorial for García Márquez on Monday in the Palacio de Bellas Artes. Fox...

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At least 12 Nepalese guides killed in worst-ever Everest accident
Apr18

At least 12 Nepalese guides killed in worst-ever Everest accident

At least 12 Nepalese guides killed in worst-ever Everest accident (via AFP) At least 12 Nepalese guides preparing routes up Mount Everest for commercial climbers were killed Friday by an avalanche in the most deadly mountaineering accident ever on the world’s highest peak, officials and rescuers say. The men were among a large…   00...

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Ukraine: Kerry bangs heads but Lavrov gains
Apr17

Ukraine: Kerry bangs heads but Lavrov gains

Russia’s Vladimir Putin seemed to score a victory at the four-party talks on Ukraine in Geneva today when Secretary of State John Kerry told journalists at a briefing, “Today we didn’t come here to talk about Crimea; today we came here to get something done to reduce the violence” in Ukraine. Moscow may take that technically correct remark to indicate that Washington has accepted the loss of Crimea as being irreversible,...

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(Updated) Breaking News: ‘Framework’ to End/De-escalate Ukraine Violence Agreed to?
Apr17

(Updated) Breaking News: ‘Framework’ to End/De-escalate Ukraine Violence Agreed to?

Update: Scroll to the bottom to read the Joint Statement released by the United States, the European Union, Ukraine, and Russia. Original Post: Several news sources are reporting a breakthrough in the Ukraine crisis. “Diplomats from the United States, Russia, Ukraine and the European Union have agreed to a framework plan designed to end violence in Ukraine.” “Leaders of a high-level diplomatic effort reached an...

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Alleged “Heartland Killer” Frazier Glenn Miller’s Long Resume of Hate
Apr14

Alleged “Heartland Killer” Frazier Glenn Miller’s Long Resume of Hate

Sometimes during a seemingly senseless shooting, when the shooter’s identity becomes known people come out of the woodwork saying, “How could this happen? He seemed like a quiet type.” Not so with accused “Heatland Killer” Frazier Glenn Miller, who The Daily Beast’s John Avlon and Caitlen Dickson note has a long — truly huge — record in the hate biz. As the subheadline on their...

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Ex-KKK Grand Dragon Frazier Glenn Miller ID’d as Kansas Jewish Center Shooter
Apr13

Ex-KKK Grand Dragon Frazier Glenn Miller ID’d as Kansas Jewish Center Shooter

The Southern Poverty Law Center has identified the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City and Village Shalom shooting suspect as former Ku Klux Klan grand dragon Frazier Glenn Miller (Frazier Glenn Cross), 73, of Aurora, Mo.  He was arrested for the murders of Dr. William Lewis Corporon and his grandson Reat Griffin Underwood, as well as an unidentified female. A 14-year-old boy is listed in critical condition. Frazier Glenn...

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