Foley’s captors wanted $132M

  The captors of American journalist James Foley originally demanded a ransom of 100 million euros ($132.5 million), according to GlobalPost spokesman Richard Byrne. Foley was a freelancer for GlobalPost. Earlier, Philip Balboni, the president and chief executive of GlobalPost, told the Wall ...


ISIS beheads American

  A video released by ISIS shows the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn’t end military operations in Iraq. In the video posted Tuesday on YouTube, Foley is seen kneeling ...


Purge movies may have sparked real life purge in Kentucky

The Purge I live in Louisville, Kentucky and earlier this week there were rumors that people would be doing their own version of the movie The Purge. Obviously police don’t take threats like this lightly, but I figured, like most, it ...


Vikings avoid law suit, settle to donate to gay rights group

Calling his settlement with the Minnesota Vikings an opportunity “to do a lot of good for a lot of people,” Chris Kluwe announced his fight with the team is over. The Vikings and Kluwe’s attorney, Clayton Halunen, announced Tuesday morning they had reached a ...


Stock market surges, sending Dow up 1%

Forget Christmas in July. For the stock market, it’s looking like the holidays came in August. The Dow is on track for its best month since February. It’s already up over 1.5% in August. And it’s not just “blue chip” American ...


Renaissance Fair Begins In Shakopee

It’s that time of year when we can enjoy a trip back in time and experience the rule of kings and queens. This year marks the 44th annual Minnesota Renaissance Festival. It’s one of the biggest in the country! Festival-goers ...


California teen arrested after threats of school attacks made

A 15-year-old California boy was arrested Sunday in connection with threats of attacks against high schools near Los Angeles posted on social media, law enforcement officials said. The teen, who was not identified, was taken into custody at his home ...


Massive asteroid could strike Earth in 2880

Scientist say Asteroid 1950 DA has a one-in-300 shot at smashing into the planet then. That’s the best odds ever for a large asteroid impact.   The 230-foot wide radio telescope at the Goldstone Deep Space facility tracks asteroids. A ...


American Flag Burning

The American flag is under attack in Winona. Danny Hauser has an eagle in his front yard, a grandson who was in the Army, and an American flag out front “to respect our country, for all our veterans and servicemen ...


Over one million affected by Ebola crisis

More than one million people have been affected by the current Ebola outbreak in west Africa and there is “no early end in sight”, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned. Over one million affected by Ebola crisis   CNN’s ...


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