The most expensive destinations in world

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.COM.AU) — THINK of your holiday budget. Now add a few zeros. Excellent, now you’re ready for the world’s most overpriced travel destinations, places with tremendous appeal and more…

Bob Costas sidelined by eye infection

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) An injury is forcing one of the biggest stars of the Olympics to the sidelines, at least temporarily. Bob Costas announced Tuesday morning on Today that his eye infection, more…

Islamists pick launch pad for attack on Israel

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – A ruthless al-Qaida-affiliated Islamist militant group is settling into Lebanon and is building a stronghold there so that it can launch attacks into Israel and parts more…

Shocker: State pulled aircraft from Benghazi

by Aaron Klein -- In a staggering yet largely unreported detail about the Benghazi attack, which left four Americans dead, it has been confirmed that four months before the assault, the State more…

'The Walking Dead' kills Olympics

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER) — TV's reigning ratings champ kicked off its midseason run on Sunday night facing an unfamiliar foe: the Olympics. For the first time in its four-season more…

Catholic archbishop: Homophobia 'insults' God

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (IRISH INDEPENDENT) Homophobia is "insulting to God", Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has warned. In the wake of the so-called 'Pantigate' controversy over homophobia comments made on RTE more…

Suicide-bomb instructor kills pupils

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) BAGHDAD — A group of Sunni militants attending a suicide bombing training class at a camp north of Baghdad were killed on Monday when their more…

Swiss vote to keep out immigrants

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON INDEPENDENT) Relations between Switzerland and the European Union were plunged into confusion last night when the Swiss voted to impose a ceiling on the number of foreign more…