Mass sacrifice of animals underway in Nepal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWSWEEK) Today marks the beginning of the Nepalese Gadhimai festival, where hundreds of thousands of animals are expected to be sacrificed in the name of the Hindu goddess. more…

U.N. panel raps U.S. for cop 'torture' of blacks

by Curtis Ellis -- [caption id="attachment_1396705" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Michael Brown Sr. and Lesley McSpadden[/caption] UNITED NATIONS – The U.N. Committee Against Torture says police shootings of black suspects in the U.S. and more…

Attack on army base kills 6 in Afghanistan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Insurgents killed six Afghan soldiers in an assault on an army base Friday that lasted more than 14 hours, a day after attacks on more…

ISIS brings U.S., Iran together

by F. Michael Maloof -- BEIRUT, Lebanon – The U.S. agreement to extend talks with Iran for another six months has implications beyond whether or not the Islamic regime will gain the capacity more…

Bahamas fends off critics over new migrant rules

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) On the first day new immigration rules took effect this month in the Bahamas, officers in green fatigues swept through poor sections of the capital filling more…

Christian on death row begs: 'Don't abandon me'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON DAILY MAIL) A Christian woman on death row in Pakistan for blasphemy has filed a last-ditch legal challenge to her conviction for insulting the Prophet Mohammed four more…

Mexican who fed train-hopping illegals slain

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) Mexican good Samaritan who dedicated his scarce resources to feeding Central American migrants passing by on La Bestia train was slain this week along with more…