Russia went on high war alert over ...

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Just as the Syrian crisis was getting under way, a joint U.S.-Israeli test of an anti-missile system prompted the Russian General Staff to go on "high more…

'Comet of century' could light skies for weeks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [iframe src="http://embed.newsinc.com/Single/iframe.html?WID=2&VID=25152352&freewheel=91417&sitesection=wnd&height=338&width=600" height=338 width=600 frameborder=no scrolling=no noresize marginwidth=0px marginheight=0px] BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- A comet looping behind the sun could emerge this fall as a once-in-a-lifetime spectacle, or it more…

Obama giving 'entire control' to Russians

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="Rka2RlZTp3VQ60adcKtxbIqXj-O6lNF9"] The Obama administration is sending a consistent stream of mixed messages that leaves members of the U.S. military scratching their heads over what a possible mission more…

Obama: Syria still deserves military spank

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — Facing near-certain defeat in Congress and overwhelming public opposition to military strikes against Syria, President Obama is steadfastly holding to his conviction that the U.S. must more…

Obama slumps to lowest ratings of his presidency

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON TELEGRAPH) On Tuesday night President Obama will deliver one of the most important political addresses of his presidency, trying to convince a war-weary American public to support more…

Egypt bans mosque preachers in Islamist crackdown

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — Egyptian authorities will bar 55,000 unlicensed clerics from preaching in mosques in the latest move against sympathisers of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, the minister of more…

Reid compares Syria to Hitler's gas chambers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) faces a daunting test of his relationships with Republicans, as Democratic defections could require 16 or more GOP votes to more…

Syria accepts Russian proposal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- MOSCOW (AP) -- Syria said Tuesday it has accepted Russia's proposal to place its chemical weapons under international control for subsequent dismantling. Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem said more…