U.S. admiral raises alarm over Moscow threat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) The ability of the U.S. and Canadian military to defend North America could be jeopardized by stepped up Russian military activity, according to the commander of the more…

Obama clash with Venezuela backfires

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) President Obama largely shrugged off the provocations of Hugo Chavez, but a clash with the late Venezuelan leader's hand-picked successor may be backfiring. Latin American leaders more…

Lynch confirmation hanging by thread

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_1728365" align="aligncenter" width="575"] Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch[/caption] WASHINGTON – The nomination of Loretta Lynch to become the next attorney general is hanging by a thread. Just more…

Infected Ebola worker arrives in U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) An American healthcare worker infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone landed in the United States Friday for treatment at a specialist unit in Maryland. The unidentified more…

Woman in hiding after iron-underwear stunt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) An Afghan artist has been forced into hiding after receiving death threats for dressing in a metal suit featuring exaggerated breasts and buttocks. Kubra Khademi wore more…

China builds complete 57-story skyscraper in 19 days

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Sploid) Sploid reader Xian Min Zhang sent us the latest time-lapse video of the construction of his latest building: A 57-floor 2-million-square-foot (180,000-square-meter) skyscraper fully built with energy-efficient, more…

Erdogan fined $3,800 for insulting peace monument

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al-Monitor) Last week, a Turkish court ordered President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to pay 10,000 Turkish lira ($3,800) in compensation to the sculptor of a monument dedicated to Turkish-Armenian more…