EU naval forces exchange gunfire with pirates

by -NO AUTHOR- -- European Union naval forces exchanged gunfire with Somali pirates yesterday in thwarting an attack on a Spanish navy oil tanker near Mogadishu. Five of six suspected pirates detained more…

Apocalypse how? Dire 2012 forecasts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Only the gloomiest of Wall Street's prognosticators got it right in 2008 and 2009. Since then, their pessimism has been infectious. On almost any investing topic -- from more…

Totally drug-resistant TB at large in India

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A strain of tuberculosis that is resistant to all existing TB drugs has emerged in Mumbai, India. "We currently have 12 confirmed cases, of which three are dead," more…

Obama campaign makes 'ridiculous distortion' on Israel

by Aaron Klein -- JERUSALEM – President Obama's reelection campaign misleadingly claimed GOP presidential contenders Mitt Romney, Rick Perry and Newt Gingrich would all cut foreign aid to Israel. "Stand against 'zeroing more…

Thailand arrests Hezbollah suspect after tipoff

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Police in Thailand are questioning a suspected Hezbollah member, with the development coming as the U.S. embassy warned American nationals of the threat of a terrorist attack in more…

Iranians call to avenge death of nuclear scientist

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Thousands of Iranian mourners chanted anti-American and anti-Israel slogans on Friday, during the funeral of Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan, the Iranian scientist who was assassinated earlier this week. The more…