Court: OK to call 'gay' hairdresser 'faggot'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Local) According to a shock ruling by a Paris employment tribunal, calling a gay male hairdresser a “dirty faggot” is not a homophobic insult, because there are more…

Fingerprints to be tested as 'currency'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Japan News) Starting this summer, the government will test a system in which foreign tourists will be able to verify their identities and buy things at stores using more…

Danes leaving state-supported church in droves

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Local) The Danish Atheist Society has used a new campaign to encourage members of the Church of Denmark (Folkekirken) to withdraw, leaving priests concerned about the economic more…

Turkey-Syria border wall nearly 1/3 complete

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (World Bulletin) Nearly one-third of Turkey's rocket-resistant concrete wall being built along the border with Syria has been completed, Turkish security sources told Anadolu Agency Thursday. Out of more…

Castaways spell out 'help' on beach

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Three mariners were rescued from an uninhabited Pacific island after a U.S Navy aircraft spotted the word "help" spelled using palm fronds on a sandy beach. more…

Hacker who exposed Clinton emails extradited to U.S.

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_3174604" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Hillary Clinton told the "Today" show's Matt Lauer she did nothing wrong by using a personal email server to conduct official business as secretary more…

Terrorist in 'white hat' arrested in Belgium

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN)Belgian authorities announced several terror-related arrests Friday, one possibly being the man suspected of driving those involved in last fall's Paris attacks. The Belgian prosecutor's office announced the more…