Obama's opening 'fiscal cliff' bid laughed off

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) The Obama administration's opening bid on Thursday in negotiations to avert a year-end fiscal crunch included a demand for new stimulus spending and authority to unilaterally raise more…

Fatwa to destroy pyramids, Sphinx rejected

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al-Shorfa) Egyptian scholars, officials and tourism workers denounced a fatwa -- recently issued by Egyptian cleric Morgan Salem al-Gohari -- that calls on Egyptians to destroy the country's more…

5 dirty little secrets about Bush tax cuts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Investor's Business Daily) It's been more than 10 years since President Bush signed his first round of tax cuts into law. And in the years since, those cuts more…

Gal takes down burglar with bear spray

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (San Francisco Chronicle) A San Francisco woman brandishing a Japanese training sword chased an alleged thief through Noe Valley Tuesday afternoon, hitting him with bear spray and performing more…

Obama raised millions on 'Hey'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BusinessWeek) One fascination in a presidential race mostly bereft of intrigue was the strange, incessant, and weirdly overfamiliar e-mails that emanated from the Obama campaign. Anyone who shared more…

Jewish woman in Iran cut in half

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Frontpage) A Jewish woman in Isfahan, Iran, was murdered and cut in half by Muslim extremists who wanted to take over her home, Israel Radio reported on Thursday. more…

Lawsuit seeks to overturn Arizona immigration order

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) A coalition of immigrant-rights advocates filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to overturn an order by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer that denies driver's licenses to illegal immigrants more…

Did mistress help Clinton get elected?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Caller) Gennifer Flowers, who made a name for herself during the 1992 presidential election when she revealed a 12-year affair with then-candidate Bill Clinton, is back with more…

Is this new model for struggling communities?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) If the sign on the building didn't say Wal-Mart, you might mistake it for Bloomingdale's. The glass atrium, escalators from a multilevel parking deck and surrounding more…