Obama funds Kenya project during shutdown

by Steve Peacock -- Just one day prior to the partial government shutdown, the Obama administration slipped in a contract to help Kenyan and other East African power companies more effectively tap more…

Mainstream baffled as French turn to far right

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FRANCE24) — France's mainstream political parties were Monday scratching their heads over what to do about a surge by the Front National (FN) after a breakthrough by-election win more…

Confirmed: Polonium found on Arafat clothing

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AFP) - Swiss radiation experts have confirmed they found traces of polonium on clothing used by Yasser Arafat which "support the possibility" the veteran Palestinian leader was poisoned. In more…

Will 'gay' TV puppets come out of closet?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- JERUSALEM (AP) — The goal was merely to promote clean energy in Israel — but television ads starring a pair of male puppets called "plug" and "socket" have more…

China calls for 'de-Americanized' world

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — The looming prospect of a US default on debt prompted China to call for the world to “de-Americanise”, amid warnings of a new global recession. In more…

IMF: U.S. debt-limit dance 'very concerning'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONTIMES) — The chief of the International Monetary Fund said Sunday the United States’ stalemate over spending and its debt limit is “very, very concerning” and has rocked more…

Crew: 'Captain Phillips' is 1 big lie

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYPOST) — It’s made for Hollywood: the story of an average American family man, captain of a cargo ship in dangerous waters, his vessel overtaken by armed Somali more…

Believers leaving Jesus' town in droves

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” wondered Nathaneal, a disciple of Jesus, in the Gospel of John. Asked today, that question would have many more…