Putin warns of planetary catastrophe

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE GUARDIAN) — The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has warned that the escalating North Korean crisis could cause a “planetary catastrophe” and huge loss of life, and described more…

Sessions announces end of special protections for illegal aliens

by Alicia Powe -- [caption id="attachment_1762675" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Attorney General Jeff Sessions[/caption] WASHINGTON – Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday announced that the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival policy, which gave temporary amnesty more…

U.S. pastor in 'grave danger' in foreign land

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_4270071" align="aligncenter" width="422"] Pastor Andrew Brunson[/caption] An American pastor imprisoned in Turkey for nearly a year on what his supporters say are false charges related to terrorism more…

More than half in U.K. have no religion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC NEWS) -- For the first time, more than half of people in the UK do not identify as religious, a survey suggests. Last year 53% of people more…

Bibi's wife faces indictment in Israel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HAARETZ) -- Sara Netanyahu is expected to be indicted, pending a hearing, on charges of fraudulently receiving items worth 400,000 shekels ($111,851), Haaretz has learned. Attorney General Avichai more…

New finds in City of David excavations

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (JERUSALEM POST) -- A rare collection of ancient seals inscribed with the names of officials dating to the Judean Kingdom, prior to the Babylonian destruction, was recently unearthed more…

Trump decides to end DACA, with 6-month delay

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) -- President Donald Trump has decided to end the Obama-era program that grants work permits to undocumented immigrants who arrived in the country as children, according to more…

Saudi Arabian 'honesty' app takes Web by storm

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) — Fizzing with boyish exuberance, Saudi programmer Zainalabdin Tawfiq could be mistaken for a college freshman, but the popularity of his "honesty" app has shone a more…