'Pope Francis effect' boosting congregations

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE GUARDIAN) — Hundreds of thousands of Italian Catholics have flocked back to church since the election of the pope, according to a study published on Mondaythat credits more…

Fresh call for universal police DNA database

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — Belgium needs a universal DNA database to fight crime with samples to be taken from every newborn baby or foreigner who enters the country, a senior more…

Islam has no basis for claim to Jerusalem

by Focus on Israel -- Rabbi and scholar Avraham Greenbaum states that "in the Bible, God promised this land to Abraham and his seed forever and ever." Moreover he says that "we see more…

Dozens dead in Russian plane crash

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) — A passenger plane has crashed at an airport in the Russian city of Kazan, killing all 50 people on board. The Boeing 737 had taken off more…

California officials protecting violent criminals

by -NO AUTHOR- -- California's Santa Clara County has been highlighted in the "Corruption Chronicles" maintained by Judicial Watch, a Washington watchdog and corruption-fighting organization, for its decision to protect violent criminals more…

Moscow 'programmed Oswald to kill JFK'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Among the host of conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy are variations that point the finger at agencies of the U.S. government, all the more…

Arab Spring's legacy: Islamist gang terror

by Jerome R. Corsi -- [ooyala code="M1cWNjaDr8XN2CzsqGANPxAGFYmJnFbP" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] WND sources in Libya report street fighting erupted in Tripoli after Friday prayer, Nov. 15, between local citizens peacefully protesting in Abu Harida Square and more…

Russian GPS using U.S. soil stirs spy fears

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) In the view of America's spy services, the next potential threat from Russia may not come from a nefarious cyberweapon or secrets gleaned from the more…

Brit agency passively 'sniffing' EU data

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Der Spiegel) British intelligence agency GCHQ has been targeting mobile phone company networks. Telecoms security expert Philippe Langlois explains what they can find this way, and how users more…