Massive hole discovered under Antarctic ice

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Forbes) A giant valley deeper than the Grand Canyon is buried beneath several miles of glacial ice in West Antarctica, according to a new study by British scientists. more…

Pope Francis launches Vatican Bank purge

by Jerome R. Corsi -- NEW YORK – In yet another dramatic attempt to introduce financial discipline and order to the Vatican, Pope Francis replaced on Wednesday four of the five cardinals overseeing more…

Shades of KGB spotted at Olympics

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Informed sources say there is growing concern that even with a security force of 100,000 that is four times that of the 2012 Olympics in London more…

Hariri assassination trial opens

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al-Jazeera) The trial in absentia of four Hezbollah members accused of murdering former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in 2005 has begun at a UN-backed tribunal at The more…

Egypt's constitution passing with flying colors

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS News) An overwhelming majority of Egyptians who voted on the country's new constitution have backed the draft charter, a senior Egyptian official said Thursday. The official told more…

U.N. reports mass executions in Northern Syria

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) A recent series of mass executions attributed to jihadist rebels in Syria may constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity, Navi Pillay, the United Nations more…