NSA spied on American lawyers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — The list of those caught up in the global surveillance net cast by the National Security Agency and its overseas partners, from social media users to more…

Valentine's Day 'a threat to Muslim values'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al-Jazeera) Malaysian authorities have said Valentine's Day is a threat to Muslim values in their annual swipe at the February 14 occasion, which was marked with a mass more…

Asteroid threat 10-times greater than thought

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Popular Mechanics) Hazardous asteroids are 10 times more likely to hit Earth than previously thought, according to new research by Peter Brown of the University of Western Ontario. more…

CBS: Extreme cold caused by 'excess heat'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Breitbart) During the February 13 broadcast of CBS This Morning, host Charlie Rose and his guest turned to the topic of this year's harsh winter, calling the extreme more…

Saudis want nukes after Iran deal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TIME) As Middle Eastern nations attempted to elbow one another aside in their efforts to offer encouraging statements about the recently concluded nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers more…

Iran offers Russia joint naval exercise

by Aaron Klein -- TEL AVIV – After reportedly dispatching warships to the Atlantic Ocean, Iran has now offered Russia a proposal to carry out joint naval exercises in May, according to more…

War waged over the image of Christ

by The editors of Leben -- In "Baudolino," Spanish novelist Umberto Eco takes readers on a dizzying journey through the world of signs, symbols and syntax, the area encompassed by "semiotics," Eco's field of more…