This is your Daily News Collective.com update for May 21, 2015.
“We will do everything possible — including filibustering the Patriot Act to stop them,” Paul said, acknowledging that a filibuster likely wouldn’t be enough to block the program. “They have the votes inside the Beltway. But we have the votes outside the Beltway, and we’ll have that fight.” As many Republican’s argue the Patriot Act is needed to combat terrorism, the unconstitutional overreach by the NSA has been revealed by whistleblowers and ruled illegal by a Federal Appeals Court.
A suspect has been identified in the case of a home invasion in Washington DC that involved torture and the eventual murder of CEO Savvas Savopoulos, His wife Amy, their son Philip, and their housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa. 34 year old Daron Dylan Wint, who people describe as arrogant and dangerous, was identified by dna on the pizza crust he had delivered to the Savopoulos Mansion. After having 40,000 dollars delivered, Wint stabbed the family and then set fire to the house, fleeing in the Savopoulos porsche. Aaron Dylan Wint is still at large.
After a night of fierce fighting leaving 100 Syrian troops dead. The Islamic State now controls the UNESCO World Heritage site of Palmyra. Many artifacts were moved in advance, but the ruins that date back to the 1st and 2nd Century during the Roman Rule of the region are susceptible to demolition.
David Letterman’s last night hosting late night television was star studded and included a skit with President Barack Obama and live music from The Foo Fighters and A star packed final top ten list.
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