U.S. slams 'conservative gender norms'

by Steve Peacock -- Homosexuals, prostitutes, and transgendered people of Central America are about to receive another boost from the Obama administration, which is expanding an HIV program initially launched during the more…

Python kills security guard at luxury hotel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) Police on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali warned tourists to be on guard Friday after a huge python killed a security guard at a luxury more…

India gold tax threatens wedding tradition

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) With India's wedding season in full swing, the glass sales counters in Mumbai's famed Zhaveri gold bazaars are crowded with customers eyeing elaborate headpieces, nose rings more…

Uruguay president's style 'assertively informal'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) Uruguayan President José Mujica has a well-earned reputation for a personal style that is assertively ... let us call it informal. It's part of the 78-year-old more…

Report: Kerry offers Pollard's release to Israel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry offered to arrange the release of jailed spy-for-Israel Jonathan Pollard if Israel frees Israeli Arab prisoners in the fourth more…

4 U.S. military personnel released in Libya

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) Four members of the U.S. military detained in Libya were released after being taken into custody by the government, U.S. officials said on Friday. "All four (have more…

U.N. calls summit on global warming

by Jerome R. Corsi -- UNITED NATIONS – Despite record cold around the globe, increasing ice sheets at the poles and vast snow fields covering large swaths of North America, the United Nations more…