World risks deflationary shock

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) Half the world economy is one accident away from a deflation trap. The International Monetary Fund says the probability may now be as high as 20pc. more…

N. Korea restarts nuclear reactor

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. intelligence says North Korea has followed through on its threat to advance its nuclear weapons program. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said today more…

Russia to U.S.: Who's 'godless' now?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) MOSCOW — At the height of the Cold War, it was common for American conservatives to label the officially atheist Soviet Union a “godless nation.” More than two more…

Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

by -NO AUTHOR- -- STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Two Norwegian politicians have jointly nominated former National Security Agency contractorEdward Snowden for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, saying his disclosures of secret U.S. documents have contributed more…

Kerry signals advance of 'North American Union' plan

by Jerome R. Corsi -- [caption id="attachment_623607" align="aligncenter" width="596" caption="Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Mexican Foreign Secretary Jose Antonio Meade."][/caption] NEW YORK – It was in more…

Dirty-bomb fears soar at Olympics

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – National security experts are expressing increasing alarm over the possibility Islamic militants could use a "dirty" bomb at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and more…

Egypt's Morsi in rage-filled rant during trial

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) CAIRO  – Egypt’s toppled President Mohammed Morsi appeared at a new trial Tuesday wearing a white prison uniform in soundproof glass-encased metal cage, pacing and more…

Photos: Inside Iranian mental hospital

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TIME) — The first time Abbas Hajimohammadi Saniabadi visited a hospital in Tehran, where patients suffer from mental disorders like schizophrenia, he had one question for the head more…

U.K. lawmakers tell queen to cut costs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- LONDON (AP) — Britain's royal household needs to get a little more entrepreneurial, eye possible staff cuts and replace an ancient palace boiler, lawmakers say in a new report. more…

Again! Massive fudging on global-warming temps

by Bob Unruh -- An independent data analyst whose work has been published by Principia Scientific, where scientists deliberate and debate, throwing out predetermined political results in favor of the truth in more…