Mystery hum plaguing city getting louder

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE GUARDIAN) — It’s been compared to a subwoofer blasting Barry White’s greatest hits or an idling diesel truck. Others say the low, rumbling noise that has stalked more…

Indian PM slams Congress, Congress applauds

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MCCLATCHY) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi teased Congress on Wednesday for its apparently international reputation of not doing its job. “Mr. Speaker, I’m informed that the working of more…

Nude restaurant opens in London

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MIRROR) — A restaurant where people shed their clothes to dine in the nude has thrilled diners on its first service in London. The Bunyadi, set to open more…

Key U.S. ally calls working women 'half persons'

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_3167804" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan[/caption] Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said in a widely reported speech to the nation that women who choose work more…

Iran rebuffs congressional try to visit country

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2879524" align="aligncenter" width="600"] (Photo: Twitter)[/caption] Iran, the country that was supposed to have warmed in its relations with the West over President Obama's pressed nuke treaty, nevertheless more…

Hate-speech attack plan draws serious fire

by Bob Unruh -- Religious and secular activists both are taking aim at a new plan by the European Union to require tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter to attack "hate" more…

Germany's genocide vote threatens NATO

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_3371194" align="aligncenter" width="610"] Early morning light falls on Ankara, Turkey. (DoD Photo By Glenn Fawcett)[/caption] WASHINGTON – With Turkey suspending diplomatic relations with Germany over the German more…

Obama 'Trump-proofing' his climate pact

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) — In a roomful of oil and gas executives in North Dakota late last month, Donald Trump reiterated his threat to “cancel” the Paris climate agreement, insisting more…