Why is Lenin in Seattle?

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_2621855" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Lenin as Darth Vadar[/caption] Shortly after the fall of the Soviet empire, memorials to Marxist luminaries began to tumble as well. Across Romania, Georgia more…

'I was once a guy who burned Israeli flags'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Jerusalem Post) Some 40 Iranian exiles and self-proclaimed lovers of Israel toured the West Bank on Sunday as part of the Samaria Regional Council's public relations efforts to more…

Germany sells out of pepper spray amid migrant crisis

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_2485835" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Refugees flooding Germany in recent weeks.[/caption] One group of Germans is thrilled with the nation's flood of migrants: Pepper-spray manufacturers. Hundreds of thousands of more…

Alibaba sells $1 billion of goods in 8 minutes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba has beaten its own "Singles' Day" sales record, selling a staggering $9.3 billion worth of merchandise by 1 p.m. local time (12 a.m. more…

French police clash with Muslim refugees

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Clashes erupted between police and migrants of a makeshift camp near the northern French port of Calais overnight Tuesday as police bolstered security in response to a third more…