Crime to insult Bahrain king

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - The king of Bahrain has approved a law imposing a jail sentence of up to seven years and a fine of up to 10,000 dinars ($26,500) more…

Bin Laden relative seeks interview for NYC trial

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and former spokesman asked a judge Tuesday to let them interview accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed more…

U.N. blasts Vatican on sex abuse, abortion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican "systematically" adopted policies that allowed priests to rape and molest tens of thousands of children over decades, a U.N. human rights committee more…

Democrat calls out Obama on Benghazi

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWSBUSTERS) Liberal columnist and Fox News contributor Kirsten Powers was apparently shocked that the Obama Administration would be stonewalling the public on what happened in Benghazi in 2012. more…

Obama awkardly embraces half-brother

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — A never-before-seen video shows the moment Barack Obama reunited with his half-brother Mark Obama Ndesandjo after two decades apart. Ndesandjo, who shares the same father as more…

Messianic Jews finally get recognized

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By David Lazarus, Israel Today Messianic Jews have won another battle for recognition in Israel. This time a special judicial tribunal has determined that a Messianic congregation in more…

Super-cool plan to stop Japan's radiation

by Steve Elwart -- A construction project is being launched at Japan's imploded Fukushima nuclear power plant, which melted down after an offshore undersea earthquake and the resulting tsunami three years ago, more…

Scotland approves same-sex marriage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (STV) — Scotland has followed England and Wales in changing the law to allow same-sex couples to marry. The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill passed its third more…

Pope: 'Unjust' unemployment can mean sin

by -NO AUTHOR- -- VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis says that "unjust" social conditions like unemployment can lead to sin, financial ruin and even suicide. Francis discussed three types of destitution more…