Nikki Haley Joins Growing List of Governors Against Admitting Syrian Refugees

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has joined a growing chorus of executives who are asking federal authorities to not resettle Syrian refugees in their states. Haley, like many others, is citing concerns over refugees’potential ties to terrorist organizations. “There remain…

Angelina Jolie Praised by Aid Workers; Other Celebs Not So Much

Angelina Jolie knows her stuff, but some other Hollywood names may not. In a recent Guardian article, an unnamed aid worker relates horror stories of celebrities rushing to war-torn or disaster-torn areas of the world, bent on using their name…

Jasmina Milovanov: Sydney Mother Abandons Kids to Fight for ISIS

Jasmina Milovanov abandoned her seven-year-old son and five-year-old daughter so she could flee to Syria to fight for ISIS. The Sydney, Australia mother, who is 26, told her babysitter she was leaving to pick up a new car, but she…

Angelina Jolie Rips U.N. a New One

Angelina Jolie recently addressed the United Nations, and her remarks were stinging. One of the big concerns that Angelina Jolie has is the situation in Syria. She involves herself in that heavily. “Since the Syria conflict began in 2011, I…

Nazi War Criminal Alois Brunner Declared Dead

Nazi war criminal Alois Brunner has been officially declared dead, though he is thought to have passed some time in 2010. Brunner, an Austrian Schutzstaffel (SS) officer, and the “best man” to Nazi SS-Obersturmbannführer (lieutenant colonel) Adolf Eichmann, is responsible…

ISIS Leader’s Aide Killed During Airstrike

The Iraq Defense Ministry on Thursday confirmed that a top aid to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), has died. According to an Al Arabiya report, the aide is believed to…

Cannes Film Festival: Nicole Kidman Defends Grace of Monaco

Actress Nicole Kidman gently addressed criticism of her new film Grace of Monaco on the opening day of the Cannes Film Festival. “I feel sad because I think that the film has no malice toward the family or particularly towards…

George Clooney Engaged to International Lawyer Amal Alamuddin

Actor and human rights activist George Clooney is reportedly engaged to international lawyer Amal Alamuddin. Rumors started swirling Saturday when Clooney and Alamuddin were spotted having dinner at a Malibu, CA restaurant with Clooney’s longtime friends Cindy Crawford and Rande…

Syrian Nuns Freed By Kidnappers After Three Months

Syrian insurgents have finally released the 13 nuns and three attendants who were kidnapped from a Greek Orthodox monastery in November. The release of the Syrian nuns was part of a hostage swap. In return for the nuns’ release, rebel…

Israeli Airstrikes Target Hezbollah Weapon Shipments

In 2006, Israel and Hezbollah fought a 34 day battle which ultimately resulted in nothing gained but many lives lost. This conflict, known as the 2006 Lebanon War or 2006 Israel-Hezbollah War, was just part of the much larger Israeli-Iranian…