Monday, December 19, 2016



PHOTOS: Russia's Ambassador To Turkey Shot In Ankara Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov was fatally shot while visiting a an art exhibition in Ankara on Monday, according to reports.

Russian News Agency RIA has confirmed Karlov has succumbed to his wounds.

According to reports from the AFP, witnesses claim the attacker screamed "Aleppo" and "Revenge", a clear allusion to the war-torn city in Syria.

Reuters also reported that the attacker was shouting "Islamist slogans."

The gunman was reportedly killed by local police...(continue reading)
Maine Elector Announces Defection...From Hillary Clinton! An unexpected turn in the "faithless electors" saga. Maine elector David Bright has announced that he will be switching his vote...from Hillary Clinton to Bernie Sanders.

"I cast my vote for Bernie Sanders not out of spite, or malice, or anger, or as an act of civil disobedience. I mean no disrespect to our nominee," Bright wrote in a message posted to his Facebook page . "I cast my vote to represent thousands of Democratic Maine voters - many less than a third my age - who came into Maine politics for the first time this year because of Bernie Sanders. They organized, telephoned and sent in their 27 dollars. Many stood in line for hours in order to navigate our byzantine system of caucuses and convention this Spring so they could be among the two thirds of Maine Democrats who cast a vote for Sanders."

Bright's change of vote is a violation of Maine state law...(continue reading)

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