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Iran speeds weapons deliveries to US ally in Iraq

U.S. officials are taking a wary view of the disclosure this week that Iran – one of four countries the United States accuses of supporting terrorism – has begun arming the Kurdish Regional Government in northern Iraq, as the Kurds scramble to combat the threat posed by ISIS. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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West Point report describes Islamic State threat as crisis 4 years in the making

A new report from the West Point counterterrorism center challenges the notion that the Islamic State only recently became a major terror threat, describing the network’s gains in Iraq as a crisis four years in the making. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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‘New Charlie Crist’ eyes comeback in Florida after controversial party switches

Charlie Crist, the former Republican governor who later became an independent before switching again to become a Democrat, is setting out on a comeback bid in what promises to be one of the nastiest – and costliest — gubernatorial races this year.   Full News here – FOXNews.com

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McSally pilots easy Arizona GOP primary win to face Democratic Rep. Barber in rematch

Martha McSally, one of  the GOP’s most touted 2014 candidates, easily defeated her primary challengers Tuesday in her bid to win an Arizona congressional seat. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Los Angeles schools halt $1B contract for iPads amid criticism

Faced with criticism about the planning and rollout of a $ 1 billion effort by the Los Angeles Unified School District to provide iPads to all students, Superintendent John Deasy has suspended future use of a contract with Apple Inc. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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GOP lawmakers say DOJ probe into IRS ‘compromised,’ demand special counsel

The lawmakers said they have sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder demanding an independent special counsel be appointed for the probe. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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McDonnell trial: Ex-Virginia governor faces questions from prosecutors

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell faced sharp questions Monday from prosecutors about his personal finances, his interactions with a wealthy businessman and what the government claims were his attempts to conceal those details. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Paul calls Clinton ‘war hawk,’ predicts her stance will scare off 2016 voters

Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul, in another sign he will run for president, called front-running potential Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton a “war hawk” likely to scare 2016 voters tired of U.S. military intervention in the Middle East. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Obama orders review of federal role in arming state and local police

President Obama has directed a review of federal programs and funding that allow state and local law-enforcement agencies to acquire surplus military equipment, a senior administration official said Saturday. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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China calls US accusations over flight intercept ‘groundless’

China’s Defense Ministry has denied U.S. accusations that a Chinese fighter jet conducted a “dangerous intercept” of a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft.  Full News here – FOXNews.com

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