Tokyo (AFP) - Japanese PM Shinzo Abe says his government is redoubling efforts to analyse a new recording issued by the Islamic State group and secure the release of hostage Kenji Goto.

AK-47's: Made in America
  • Thu, January 29, 2015

Gun stores all across America are selling out of the world's most popular assault rifle.

Beware: Some 1099 Tax Forms Can Trick You
  • Thu, January 29, 2015

Not all dollars reported on 1099s should show up on your IRS return as taxable income.

Five Q's with RedState: Immigration
  • Thu, January 29, 2015

Rep. Marsha Blackburn, Rep. Rod Blum, Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton, Dr. Ben Carson, Rep. John Duncan, Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, and Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee weigh in on Obama's executive immigration action.

Snap Chap Interview with Sen. Rand Paul
  • Thu, January 29, 2015

The Kentucky Senator made history becoming the first lawmaker to be interviewed using Snap Chat. Snap at Paul with username senatorrandpaul.

Loretta Lynch Responds to Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) Saying Illegals Have a Right to Work in America
  • Thu, January 29, 2015

Senator Jeff Sessions questions President Obama's nominee to be the next Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, on President Obama's deportation amnesty. The Alabama Republican argues the executive action will give people unlawfully here the right to work and participate in social security and medicare even though Congress has not approved that. Loretta Lynch responds by saying the right and obligation to work is shared by everyone in this country, regardless of how they came here.

Lebanese Hezbollah Targets Israeli Convoy
  • Thu, January 29, 2015

The Lebanese Hezbollah group struck an Israeli military convoy on Wednesday, killing two Israeli soldiers. The attack was an apparent retaliation for an airstrike that killed six Hezbollah fighters in Syria earlier this month.

White House: Bergdahl Swap Different From Jordan's
  • Thu, January 29, 2015

The White House on Wednesday said the Bergdahl prisoner swap is different from the ISIS-Jordan swap: the Taliban is an "armed insurgency," whereas ISIS is a "terrorist group."

Calm Begins to Return to Kobani After Months of Fighting IS
  • Thu, January 29, 2015

Women and children in Kobani make 'V' for victory signs in the fight against Islamic State militants as calm returns to the streets.

Cubans Share Castro's Cautious Optimism on U.S.-Cuba Relations
  • Wed, January 28, 2015

In the wake of historic high-level talks between U.S. and Cuba last week, Cubans in Havana express their support for renewed relations with the U.S., and trust in Castro's leadership.

Mormon Church Announces Campaign to Protect LGBT Community from Discrimination
  • Wed, January 28, 2015

The church defines marriage as between a man and a woman, but is dedicated to promote non-discrimination for both the LGBT community and those who assert their religious beliefs. Gay leaders around the nation are skeptical.

New ISIS Video Claims Japanese Hostage Has Less than 24 Hours to Live
  • Wed, January 28, 2015

"I have been told this is my last message," ISIS hostage Kenji Goto says in the newest video released by the terrorist group. The video shows Goto holding a photograph of a Jordanian military pilot held by ISIS since December, and explaining that they both have less than 24 hours to live.

Wall Street Walloped Tuesday Following Snowstorm
  • Wed, January 28, 2015

Wall Street just didnt have a great start Tuesday. The street itself outside got pretty well covered with snow, while the mostly empty NYSE trading floor soon mirrored some investors wallets.

Protestors Disrupt Senate Hearing
  • Wed, January 28, 2015

Protesters disrupted a Senate Finance Committee hearing on President Barack Obama's trade policy Tuesday. Three protesters were arrested and others were escorted out of the hearing room by Capitol Police.

Facebook Hack: The Lizard Squad Hacking Group
  • Wed, January 28, 2015

As Facebook and Instagram websites were down The Lizard Squad hinted at involvement, whilst Facebook denies this. But who are The Lizard Squad?

Obama To Allow Drilling in the Atlantic
  • Wed, January 28, 2015

The Obama administration called for oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic Ocean for the first time since the 1980s, while it also took some Arctic waters off the table for energy exploration, in a draft five-year offshore plan announced Tuesday.

Bowe Bergdahl to Face Desertion Charges
  • Wed, January 28, 2015

U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, released from the Taliban in a prisoner swap last year, reportedly will be charged with desertion. NBC reports those charges could come within a week.