Obama skipping 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington FreeBeacon) Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will represent the United States at the 70th anniversary ceremony for the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp on Tuesday—rather than President more…

ISIS video shows beheading of Japanese hostage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) The Japanese government expressed outrage at an image released Saturday that appeared to show the decapitated body of one of two Japanese hostages captured by more…

Chicago Cub great Ernie Banks dies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Digital Journal) The great Chicago Cub Ernie Banks, hailed as one of the most cheerful and positive players in the history of sport, has died. Mr. Banks passed more…

Palin 'seriously interested' in presidential run

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin told The Washington Post in an interview Friday that she is “seriously interested” in running for the White House in 2016. more…

Jeb Bush previews 2016 run

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) Jeb Bush previewed the ideas at the heart of his likely presidential campaign, delivering a sweeping address here Friday about the economy, foreign affairs and energy more…

Al-Houthi: Provincial rebel turned Yemen powerbroker

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) When Shi’ite Muslim fighters defeated presidential guards and tightened their grip on Sanaa last week, it cemented the role of their shrewd, practical young leader Abdel-Malek al-Houthi more…

Sea's beautiful, eerie fluorescent glow is toxic

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) Eerie fluorescent blue patches of water glimmering off Hong Kong's seashore are magnificent, disturbing and potentially toxic, marine biologists say. The glow is an indicator of more…

What gold does in currency crisis, euro edition

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Zero Hedge) Yesterday the European Central Bank acknowledged that the currency it manages is being sucked into a deflationary vortex. It responded in the usual way with, in more…