Obama's rescue mission to save Foley failed

"The US mounted a secret military raid inside Syria to rescue journalist James Foley and other Americans held hostage by the Islamic State terror group — but none of the captives were there when Special Operations forces arrived earlier this summer, according to a new report Wednesday."

Florida police department to begin using body-mounted cameras | Fox News

"Sarasota police officers will begin wearing body-mounted cameras later this year in an effort to increase police transparency."

When a Car Changes Lanes, the Oncoming Motorcyclist Can’t Stop in Time. What Happens Next Is Straight Out of ‘The Matrix.’ | Video | TheBlaze.com

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Black market boom lays bare a social divide in Colorado’s marijuana market | World news | Guardian Weekly

"Camouflaged amid the legal medicinal and recreational marijuana market, the underground market thrives. Some in law enforcement and on the street say it may be as strong as it’s ever been, so great is the unmet local and visitor demand."

Police: Man Robbed And Stabbed By Group Of Teenagers In Baltimore City « CBS Baltimore

"A preliminary investigation revealed that Schittino was attacked by four black males between the ages of 16 and 18, who had been riding on mopeds."

Islamic State message to America: 'we will drown all of you in blood'

"The video, which shows a photograph of an American who was beheaded during the U.S. occupation of Iraq and victims of snipers, featured a statement which said in English "we will drown all of you in blood".

Westerners fear monumental land grab by Obama administration

"Four of the other 11 sites in the Interior memo are in the state of Utah. Recently, 14 U.S. senators wrote to Obama urging him to declare a Greater Canyonlands monument in Utah. None of the senators live in the Intermountain West, much less the state of Utah, where anger over a previous national monument designation is still palpable.

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert recalled how then-President Clinton designated the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah, by far the nation's largest, covering an area the size of Delaware and Rhode Island combined."

Hundred-year period of increased solar activity coming to end

"The sun and weather are the favourite topics of discussion every summer. Kalevi Mursula, professor of space physics at the University of Oulu is interested in both but his interest goes beyond the atmosphere. Mursula studies space climate, including radiation and particles in our solar system."

Why the Obama administration sees racism everywhere

"Less known, however, is the role of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, who’s made incendiary — and shamefully disingenuous — statements about race relations in America."

Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper struggles to fend off GOP rival | Fox News

"Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is in a fight for a second term that’s turning out far tighter than anyone would have expected, with recent polls showing him virtually tied with Republican challenger Bob Beauprez."

Activists Press United Nations to Address 'Stand Your Ground' Laws

"United States civil rights activists pressed the United Nations to take more action against “Stand Your Ground” laws passed in over 20 American states."

St. Louis County police will no longer be involved in policing Ferguson — RT USA

"The governor of Missouri will reportedly relieve St. Louis County law enforcement from policing the ongoing demonstrations in the town of Ferguson, paving the way for possible state or federal intervention."

What is this strange object on the moon?

"Now one YouTube user believes he has made the ultimate find on images from Google Moon - an alien figure lurking in the satellite’s deep craters.

Wowforreel's video shows what he says could be an alien figure walking along the surface and it has already been viewed more than two million times in less than a month."

James Woolsey: Threat From EMP Increases

"The United States has done virtually nothing to prepare for the detonation of a nuclear device high above the country that would set off an electromagnetic pulse, or EMP, which would wipe out the electric grid and lead to the deaths of millions of Americans, according to James Woolsey and Peter Vincent Pry writing in The Wall Street Journal. "

Gun fight? National political donors spend hundreds of thousands on local Milwaukee sheriff's race | Fox News

"On Tuesday, voters in Milwaukee County, Wis. will decide whether they’ll give controversial Sheriff David Clarke Jr. - a staunch supporter of Second Amendment rights known for his outspoken ads -- another term in office or side with his opponent, police lieutenant Chris Moews."

The Un-Midas Touch: Victor Davis Hanson

"Everything that Barack Obama touches seems to turn to dross. Think of it for a minute. He inherited a quiet Iraq (no American combat deaths at all in December 2009). Joe Biden bragged of the calm that it would be the administration’s “greatest achievement.” But by pulling out all U.S. peacekeepers — mostly for a 2012 reelection talking point — Obama ensured an ISIS wasteland."

Study: 'Cash for Clunkers' an even bigger lemon than thought | Fox News

"Researchers at Texas A&M, in a recently released report, measured the impact of Cash for Clunkers on sales and found the program actually decreased industry revenue by $3 billion over a nine-to-11-month period. Meanwhile, the "stimulus" also cost taxpayers $3 billion"

RealClearPolitics - Election 2014 - Colorado Governor - Beauprez vs. Hickenlooper

"RCP Average 6/25 - 7/24 -- -- 45.4 44.2 Hickenlooper +1.2"

Running as a Dem, sounding like a Republican - Alex Isenstadt - POLITICO.com

"It’s one thing for Democrats running in red parts of the country to sound like Republicans on the campaign trail. It’s another when Democrats running in purple or even blue territory try to do so.

Yet that’s what’s happening in race after race this season.'