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Kerry: Air conditioners as big a threat as ISIS

Whatever you say, Lurch.

From Fox News: Secretary of State John Kerry said in Vienna on Friday that air conditioners and refrigerators are as big of a threat to life as the threat of terrorism posed by groups like the Islamic State. 508 more words

Liberals/Democrats/Left

State Department Spokesman Admits To Keeping Public In The Dark About Iran Nuke Deal - YouTube

Western Journalism

Video Transcript:

V.O.:
On Monday, news broke of a secret deal that would ease restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program.

CLIP:
REPORTER: The AP has just released a story saying that they’ve obtained a document that shows that key restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program would be eased in slightly more than a decade and that these restrictions, once they’re eased, would allow Iran to make a weapon within six months as compared to a year. 217 more words

Politics

Domesticated

Judging from this 1956 stint at the kitchen sink, my desire to be a pleaser began pretty early in my little life. Busy making pies in the sandbox, pulling an egg out from under my indignant pet chicken, and feeding my baby dolls spoonfuls of my mother’s cold cream, early on I domesticated my inherent creative passions of art, song and words by rerouting them through the kitchen and molding them into the more practical application of homemaking. 105 more words

Reporter caught playing Pokemon Go during U.S. State Department briefing

A reporter attending a U.S. State Department briefing on ISIS was called out for playing Pokemon Go on Thursday.

State Department spokesman John Kirby was detailing the latest on the fight against… 168 more words

World

State Department spokesman calls out reporter for playing Pokemon Go in briefing

(CNN) — The Pokemon Go craze came to the State Department on Thursday, when a reporter was called out for playing the popular game during a briefing. 127 more words

News

State Department: 'potential imminent threat' against Americans in Saudi Arabia

At 10 o’clock this morning, the State Department sent out a tweet, warning of a “potential imminent threat” against U.S. citizens and all tourists in Saudi Arabia, especially in Jeddah, and urges Americans to limit all non-essential travel within the country. 248 more words

United States

Beheading of Syrian boy 'appalling', State Dept. 'seeking more information'

WARNING: This post contains graphic details. Discretion is advised.

The U.S. government is looking for more information as to whether a Syrian opposition group it supported was behind the beheading of a young boy. 500 more words

World