Vatican offers olive branch to U.S. nuns

by -NO AUTHOR- -- VATICAN CITY (AP) — A sweeping Vatican investigation of Roman Catholic sisters in the United States that began five years ago amid criticism they had become secular and more…

Ruble freefall bolsters Ted Cruz call to press Russia

by Jerome R. Corsi -- [caption id="attachment_1515165" align="aligncenter" width="587"] June 12, 1987: "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"[/caption] NEW YORK – The contention last week by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, that now is more…

Most Americans say torture justified after 9/11

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) A majority of Americans believe that the harsh interrogation techniques used on terrorism suspects after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks were justified, even as about half more…

Russians unfazed as ruble hits historic lows

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) MOSCOW — Russia appeared headed Tuesday into a full-fledged currency crisis after the central bank imposed a massive, middle-of-the-night interest rate hike but failed to halt more…

15,000 join anti-Islam protest in Germany

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON GUARDIAN) Its members have been dubbed the “pinstriped Nazis” and they refer to their demonstrations as “evening strolls” through German cities. But on Monday night, an estimated more…

Taliban massacres children in school attack

by Jerome R. Corsi -- The Taliban on Tuesday attacked the Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan, leaving behind a toll of victims estimated at 140, including some 130 children, authorities report. Survivors more…

Death penalty for smuggling Bibles?

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_1482675" align="aligncenter" width="590"] A prisoner gets publicly executed in 'chop chop square' in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.[/caption] Unconfirmed reports of a new decree imposing the death penalty on more…

Source: Hamas considers new rocket war with Israel

by Aaron Klein -- [caption id="attachment_1511895" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Hamas rally Sunday[/caption] TEL AVIV – Hamas, isolated and financially constrained, is considering launching a new rocket offensive against the Jewish state, according to more…

Israel facing greater threat than ISIS?

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_132463" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu[/caption] BEIRUT, Lebanon – Does the old adage "The enemy of my enemy is my friend" apply when it aligns more…