Assad linked to Syrian chemical attacks for first time

Jan 14, 2017

Assad linked to Syrian chemical attacks for first time

International investigators have said for the first time that they suspect President Bashar Assad and his brother are responsible for the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict, according to a document seen by Reuters. A joint inquiry for the United Nations and ...

U.S. company recalls boots that leave swastika imprints

Jan 14, 2017

U.S. company recalls boots that leave swastika imprints

A California company that sells footwear has recalled a model of military-style boots after a customer pointed out that the soles leave swastika imprints. Conal International Trading Inc. pulled the Polar Fox boots and issued an apology after a Reddit user on Monday posted ...

Obama designates Alabama civil rights area as national monument

Jan 13, 2017

Obama designates Alabama civil rights area as national monument

U.S. President Barack Obama signed an order Thursday designating a historic civil rights district in Alabama as a national monument, placing several blocks of a city once rocked by racial violence on par with landmarks including the Grand Canyon. The National Park Service will ...