Achtung! Germany world's favorite country

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — Well, it took about 70 years. Yes, from being the world's pariah in the decades following Nazism and World War II, Germany is now the world's more…

Missing beauty queen, sister found dead

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC NEWS) Two men have been arrested after Honduras beauty queen Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister were found dead nearly a week after disappearing. Ms Alvarado more…

Netanyahu: 'We will settle the score'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AFP) Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun killed five people in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday before being shot dead by police, the deadliest more…

Israel to ease gun-control laws

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TIMES OF ISRAEL) Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch pledged to ease controls on carrying weapons for self-defense after a gruesome terrorist attack at a Jerusalem synagogue that left more…

U.S. personal-freedom ranking slips below France

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) Americans' assessments of their personal freedom have significantly declined under President Obama, according to a new study from the Legatum Institute in London, and the United more…

Supermodel 'kills self after joining cult'

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_1433235" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ruslana Korshunova[/caption] On a scorching-hot day in the summer of 2008, just three days before her 21st birthday, supermodel Ruslana Korshunova took a running more…

Obama stakes final 2 years on climate change

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) — With limited time still in power, President Barack Obama is staking his final two years on climate change, pushing the issue to the front of his more…

Israel to destroy synagogue killers' homes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) JERUSALEM - Israel's prime minister has ordered authorities to destroy the homes of the attackers who killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue. Benjamin Netanyahu also more…

Kerry condemns Jerusalem attack

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) LONDON — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry angrily condemned Tuesday’s deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue and demanded that the Palestinian leadership take immediate steps to more…