American teacher shot dead in Benghazi

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="szNWM2aTo4Q45T3ArNG7NwuCMyupZ66P" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d" autoplay="t"] (NBC NEWS) An American teacher was killed in the Libyan city of Benghazi on Thursday, according to his school's former principal. Adel Mansour, who also more…

China gives no ground to Biden in island dispute

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Assocated Press) Giving no ground, Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden traded strong arguments Wednesday over China's contentious new air defense zone, with little more…

Dozens of Christians murdered in Nigeria in November

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Religion Today) About 70 Christians were murdered in Nigeria in November, according to Release International. The organization says the attacks stem from Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram, a more…

French forensics experts: Arafat was not poisoned

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Jewish Chronicle) French scientists have ruled out the possibility Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was poisoned. News agency Agence France-Presse (AFP) tweeted the update on Tuesday afternoon, reporting that, more…

The coming global wealth tax

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wall Street Journal) Between ObamaCare, Iran and last quarter's uptick in U.S. economic growth, taxpayers these days may be distracted from several dangers to come. But households from more…

China-themed 'city' proposed in Catskills

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) U.S. immigration officials are considering a proposal from Chinese investors to create a multibillion-dollar development in New York's Catskills called "China City" -- raising concerns among more…