Iran escalating crisis over U.S. video

by Reza Kahlili -- In a speech to army commanders today, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei asked for more advanced military capabilities to deter any possibility of "enemy aggression." Khamenei, while praising more…

Piracy defendants blame Navy, FBI for deaths

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for three Somali men accused of killing four Americans aboard a yacht claim the deaths resulted from actions by the U.S. Navy and the FBI. Defense more…

France shutters 20 embassies over Muhammad cartoon

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) France has temporarily closed its embassies and schools in 20 countries after a satirical magazine in Paris published insulting cartoons of the Muslim prophet Muhammad, a move more…

Arab royals profit from U.S. power project

by Steve Peacock -- Although the Obama administration claims U.S.-funded power infrastructure projects in the nation of Georgia will boost energy security and stability in the former Soviet republic, WND has uncovered more…

Obama gets detention authority back – for now

by -NO AUTHOR- -- An appeals court judge has issued an order temporarily restoring to Barack Obama – whose administration previously has described individuals who hold a pro-life position or advocate for more…

Man lights firework in boy's derriere

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.COM.AU) — A MAN who kidnapped a Holloween trick-or-treater and put a lit firework between his buttocks is jailed. Stephen Gregory also attached the 15-year-old teenager to a more…

Top Muslim calls for U.N. to end free speech

by Drew Zahn -- One of the world's most influential Muslims is now calling on the United Nations – in light of the YouTube movie blamed for violent protests across the Mideast more…

U.S.-Afghan military operations suspended

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Most joint U.S.-Afghan military operations have been suspended following what authorities believe was an insider attack Sunday that left four American soldiers dead, officials told NBC more…

Mexico: 132 inmates escape from border prison

by -NO AUTHOR- -- PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Mexico (AP) — More than 130 inmates escaped through a tunnel from a prison in northern Mexico on Monday, setting off a massive search by police more…