ISIS destroys shrines, Shiite mosques in Iraq

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) Jihadists who overran Mosul last month have demolished ancient shrines and mosques in and around the historic northern Iraqi city, residents and social media posts said more…

Police sorry for fining 1-armed bike rider

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Local) Police have apologized to a one-armed man in Cologne after fining him €25 for only having one hand brake on his bicycle. Bogdan Ionescu from Cologne more…

Radioactive material stolen in Mexico

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) The Mexican government warned Friday that a vehicle containing radioactive material has been stolen, and issued a dire warning to the thieves against taking the potentially more…

Aussie: Left's rebuke of patriotism 'distressing'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Andrew J. Ireland [ooyala code="JrMGFvbjpOf3STomT-sZnepXfYMuTHBc" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] WASHINGTON – Calling out America's mainstream media for painting "American patriotism as some form of leprosy," one Australian says the Left's more…

France steps up security on U.S.-bound flights

by -NO AUTHOR- -- PARIS (AP) — France is increasing security on flights headed for the United States this summer amid U.S. concerns that al-Qaida is trying to develop a new kind of bomb. The more…