Bishop bans mafia from acting as godparents

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Irish Times) An Italian bishop has stepped up the Catholic Church’s repudiation of organised crime by issuing a diocesan decree banning known mafiosi from acting either as godparents more…

Yes, Trump did shake Angela Merkel's hand

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Red State) Do you want people to not trust the media? Because this is how you get people to not trust the media. Yesterday, on basically every friggin’ more…

Brazil meat-packing giants 'exported rotten beef'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) The authorities in Brazil suspended 33 government officials amid allegations that some of the country's biggest meat processors have been selling rotten beef and poultry for more…

U.S. 'would easily win any trade war'

by Roger Simmermaker -- Sometimes statements made decades earlier turn out to be very prophetic. Allow me to quote Alfred E. Eckes, Jr., a President Ronald Reagan appointee to the U.S. International more…

Merkel's secret migrant deal with Turkey

by Paul Bremmer -- When German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other leaders of European Union countries reached a deal with Turkey in March 2016 to try to manage the migrant crisis, they conceded more…