Congress Moves Forward With Plan To Strip Gun Ban For Mentally Disabled February 17, 2017
As part of the ban around 75,000 people with mental disabilities would be barred from purchasing firearms.
Kremlin Denies Claim It Considered Giving Snowden As ‘Gift’ To Trump By MintPress News Desk
The whistleblower has said he is "not afraid" about the prospect of Russia giving him to the U.S., saying the rumor vindicates him.
Steve Bannon: Israel First, America Second By MintPress News Desk
In painting chief White House strategist and head of the National Security Council as an anti-Semitic white supremacist and fascist, the mainstream media ignores the real danger posed by Steve Bannon, who is poised to further expand the power of the executive branch.
The Sordid Tale Of SEAL Team 6 In Afghanistan: Killing An MI6 Agent Was Just The Beginning By MintPress News Desk
A recent investigative report exposes ‘a pattern of criminal violence that emerged soon after the Afghan war began and was tolerated and covered up by the command’s leadership.’
Twitter Users Slam WaPo’s Attempt To Re-Write Al-Qaida History By MintPress News Desk
‘Was it USSR who created Al Qaeda? Did the US support all kinds of terrorist fighting against USSR in Afghanistan?’ one skeptical Twitter user posted, questioning the Post’s reporting.
The Wrath Of Facebook: ‘God’ Smote With 30-Day Ban For Criticizing US Military Spending By MintPress News Desk
‘Obviously, my opinions are not for everyone. But I have just a much a right to speak My Mind as Orange Hitler does,’ the anonymous creator of ‘God’s’ Facebook page told a reporter.
Obama’s Failed Legacy In Afghanistan: 300 Marines Headed Back To The Endless Afghan War By MintPress News Desk
As Barack Obama’s presidency comes to a close, over 8,400 troops remain in Afghanistan. With hundreds more set to be deployed, there’s no end in sight for U.S. wars in the Middle East.
‘Real Housewives Of ISIS’ Comedy Sketch Produced By BBC Sparks Controversy By MintPress News Desk
‘Constructing an image of Muslim women as oppressed and fond of terrorism at a time of widespread gendered Islamophobia is deeply sinister,’ wrote one British student who objected to the sketch.
Poll: CNN Is Least Trusted News Network Among Its Viewers By MintPress News Desk
Half of frequent Fox News viewers say they trust the political news they are getting, compared to 43 percent of regular MSNBC viewers and just 33 percent who watch CNN.
CNN Retracts Pedophile Claim Against Assange After Wikileaks Threatens Lawsuit By MintPress News Desk
“An analyst on our air earlier today asserted that Julian Assange was a pedophile, and regrets saying it. In fact, CNN has no evidence to support that assertion.”