'Heinous act': Pope's climate encyclical leaked

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer 8WV4q8wm] (NATIONALJOURNAL) — An Italian magazine has leaked a draft of Pope Francis's anticipated encyclical on climate change, which says global warming is a threat to the more…

GOP leaders' plan to save Obamatrade revealed

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_2088425" align="aligncenter" width="600"] House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and President Barack Obama[/caption] WASHINGTON – Republican leaders in the U.S. House have come up with a strategy to more…

Saudi Arabia on course for record beheadings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer F9IXJl7h] (INDEPENDENT) — Saudi Arabia has reportedly taken its number of executions for the year to 100, far exceeding last year’s tally and putting it on course more…

N. Korean teen soldier defects to South

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer e4W0MGQD] (REUTERS) — A teenaged North Korean soldier walked across the world's most heavily militarized border on Monday in a bid to defect to South Korea, South more…

Burial set for U.S. civilian who fought ISIS

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2118555" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Keith Broomfield[/caption] Keith Broomfield, the 36-year-old Massachusetts man who traveled as a citizen to Syria to fight alongside Kurd forces against ISIS – and more…

Vatican indicts diplomat for sex abuse

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer 8IXnGtMV] VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's former ambassador to the Dominican Republic has been indicted on charges he sexually abused young boys in the Caribbean country more…

China gains 1 million new millionaires

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TIME) China now has the second-highest number of millionaires in the world, according to a new report. That puts it firmly in second place — right behind the more…

Libya: U.S. strike kills 'uncatchable' terrorist

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer UnM4H2B1] (Reuters) A veteran Islamist militant blamed for masterminding an Algerian gasfield attack and running smuggling routes across North Africa, has been killed in a U.S. air more…