Claim: Israeli nukes triggered Fukushima quake

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WIRED) — Seismologists at the U.S. Geological Survey, the International Seismological Center, and NASA have come to a consensus about last year’s cascading tragedies in Japan that left more…

Don't be fooled by Arab Spring 'freedom'

by Marisa Martin -- Egyptian artists ignited the Cairo uprising last year, and they've kept the coals turned up under the current military regime. Far from drifting into the shadows and returning more…

U.S. boots Brits for 'destroy America' Tweet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — Two British tourists were barred from entering America after joking on Twitter that they were going to 'destroy America' and 'dig up Marilyn Monroe'. Leigh Van more…

80-below in Alaska, thermometer breaks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WATTSUPWITHTHAT) — Jim River, AK closed in on the all time record coldest temperature of -80°F set in 1971, which is not only the Alaska all-time record, but more…

China buying record amounts of gold

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FORBES) — This month, the Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department reported that China imported 102,779 kilograms of gold from Hong Kong in November, an increase from October’s more…

Investors face 70% loss in Greek deal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- BRUSSELS (AP) - Investors participating in a deal to slash Greece's massive debt would face an overall loss on their bond holdings of more than 70 percent, a more…

Rise of Islam plotted at secret meeting

by Aaron Klein -- JERUSALEM – The Muslim Brotherhood last week held a secret meeting in Egypt to coordinate the Islamic group's rise to power in countries throughout the Middle East and more…

U.N.: Africa leaders should respect 'gay' rights

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BOSTONGLOBE) — ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said yesterday that African nations should stop treating gays as “second-class citizens or even criminals.’’ Ban told more…

Israel: Time to 'stop playing games' with Iran

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The time has come for the international community to stop "playing games" and get tough with Iran, declared a Knesset member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ruling Likud more…