China jets scramble over U.S., Japan sorties

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (South China Morning Post) Chinese military aircraft were scrambled yesterday after US and Japanese planes flew into the mainland's new air defence identification zone. Earlier, South Korea announced more…

Cop arrested in alleged cannibalism case

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Deutsche Welle) Authorities in Germany's eastern city of Dresden announced on Friday that they had arrested a 55-year-old police officer suspected of murdering an allegedly willing victim and more…

Hope still for 'dead' Comet Ison

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) Comet Ison, or some part of it, may have survived its encounter with the Sun, say scientists. The giant ball of ice and dust was initially more…

Nearly 1/2 of meteorologists are deniers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Caller) Not all scientists agree that global warming is man-made. Nearly half of meteorologists and atmospheric science experts don't believe that human activities are the driving force more…

Mexican drug cartels now make money exporting ore

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Mexican drug cartels looking to diversify their businesses long ago moved into oil theft, pirated goods, extortion and kidnapping, consuming an ever larger swath of the more…

Ayatollah: 'Wipe Israel off face of Earth'

by Reza Kahlili -- An influential Iranian cleric has warned President Obama not to include Israel in any nuclear negotiations because the Jewish state must be destroyed. "What is visible is that more…