Protesters torch Ukraine ruling party's HQ

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Kiev, Ukraine (CNN) -- At least nine people died Tuesday in protests in Kiev, seven of them civilians and two police, authorities said. A total of 47 police officers more…

3,000 Americans ditch their passports

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MONEY.CNN) — Goodbye, Uncle Sam! That's what 3,000 Americans chose to say last year, lining up at embassies around the world to renounce their citizenship. The numbers for more…

U.S. Olympic snowboarder is a homeschooler

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WORLDMAG) — Some of the biggest stories in the first days of the Olympics have come from first-ever Olympic events and first-ever Olympians like Sage Kotsenburg, a homeschooler more…

JPMorgan suicide 3rd mysterious death in weeks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) A 33-year old JPMorgan investment banker leaped to his death Tuesday from the roof of the bank’s 30-story Hong Kong office, according to reports. The more…

New Sabbath protection enacted in Britain

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE JEWISH CHRONICLE) — The Department for Work and Pensions has issued special “Shabbat” guidelines to ensure observant Jews are not denied benefit for refusing to work on more…

Death-row inmates memorize Quran, get freed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (VOCATIV) — If ever there were a time to find your way off death row in Iran, it’s right now. Judicial executions have sped up dramatically under President more…

Obama finds brand-new way to spy on you

by Bob Unruh -- Plaintiffs in a case challenging the U.S. government's programs that spy on innocent Americans have submitted a special supplement to the court, pointing out that the Obama administration more…

Ex-congressman arrested in porn rap

by -NO AUTHOR- -- HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds — an ex-con from Chicago convicted of bank fraud and having sex with a 16-year-old girl when he was more…

Mexican Catholics: Leaving 'Dios' for 'Allah'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- MEXICO CITY (GLOBAL POST) — For almost five centuries Catholicism has been the dominant religion in Mexico. In 1970, Catholics comprised 96.7 percent of Mexico’s population. By 2010, that more…