Lunching on locusts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Jerusalem Post) News of a swarm of desert locusts having reached southern Israel from Egypt's Sinai Peninsula might cause one's mind to be engulfed by Biblical imagery of more…

Are these things kosher?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (National Post) An invasion of locusts from Egypt is prompting debate in Israel about whether they are kosher. Some rabbis say only those Jewish communities that have a more…

Court convicts scandal-maestro Berlusconi

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Der Spiegel) March had looked like it would be a month of political revitalization for former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. Instead, it is turning out to be more…

Drunk driver sues drinking buddy, restaurants

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A repeat drunken driver convicted in a crash that killed two teenagers has sued his drinking buddy and two Santa Fe restaurants that served him alcohol. more…