A large explosion at a suspected nuclear site in Iran has reportedly killed two people and prompted speculation of sabotage at a military site long suspected of housing Tehran’s clandestine nuclear activities, according Iran’s Defense Industries Organization (DIO), which operates under the country’s Ministry of Defense.
The controversial ex-con boyfriend of embattled top De Blasio aide Rachel Noerdlinger has multiple outstanding tax warrants against him totaling nearly $2,500—a revelation that comes just hours after it was reported that Noerdlinger herself had a $28,190 federal tax lien placed on her home by the IRS.
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D., N.H.) is under fire for failing to support a key piece of legislation that would have stripped Americans fighting alongside the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) of their citizenship and prevent them from returning stateside, where there is concern that they pose a significant terror threat.
Rachel Noerdlinger, the controversial chief of staff to New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray, once called for boycotts of a local police union and all of its supporters, a position that could cause more headaches for Mayor Bill de Blasio as he seeks to minimize the fallout over Noerdlinger’s relationship with a convicted killer who has made disparaging comments about the police.
Indiana Democratic congressional candidate Joe Bock has a scholarship named after him at the Palestinian Al Quds University, a controversial institution that has come under fire for holding on its campus an anti-Israel rally that featured students dressed in military gear giving the traditional Nazi salute.
As the United States steps up its battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS), defense leaders on Capitol Hill are raising concerns about a looming shortage in the Tomahawk missile supply, a key offensive weapon that the Navy has been deploying against militant strongholds in Syria and elsewhere.