Warlords endangering lives of 50,000 children

by Michael Carl -- An international organization says a surging fight between two warlords in South Sudan could leave thousands of children starving, even dead, by the end of the year. The more…

First come blood moons, then Shemitah year

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_740031" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Blood moon seen through church steeple[/caption] WASHINGTON – So you think the blood moons phenomenon has come and gone? Do you think the omens more…

20,000 suicide bombers parade through Baghdad

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) BAGHDAD — Thousands of heavily-armed Shiite militiamen paraded through several Iraqi cities on Saturday after Sunni militants seized a town on the Syrian border in what appeared more…

Presbyterians divest in protest against Israel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- DETROIT (AP) — The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on Friday became the most prominent religious group in the United States to endorse divestment as a protest against Israeli policies more…

Dead Sea 'salt cube' phenomenon wows worldwide

by Drew Zahn -- [ooyala code="41ODhibjrZ5APerT5KYLXl1KWCiFFNxX" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] At the end of the Jordan River, the Dead Sea on the border of Israel – known biblically as the Sea of Arabah – is more…

Pope excommunicates Italy's Mafia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) — SIBARI Italy - Pope Francis on Saturday took on one of Italy's most dangerous organized crime groups, calling it an example of "the adoration of evil" more…

Russia puts troops on combat alert

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — Russia put more than 65,000 troops on combat alert and ordered them to take part in a drill a day after Ukraine called a week-long cease-fire more…

Glenn Beck gushes over America-loving Aussie

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Andrew J. Ireland [ooyala code="NpaDVlbjoKcyDLxFsxzr0VD4OcpQ2i6S" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] WASHINGTON – Nick Adams is described as an internationally renowned Australian speaker, lecturer, author and media commentator, best known for his more…

Life in prison for gal who stopped to help ducks?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MONTREAL GAZETTE) Canadian criminal law isn’t designed to handle a case like the one that found Emma Czornobaj guilty of criminal negligence causing death, her lawyer says. Czornobaj, more…

Rand Paul: I don't blame Obama for Iraq

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) In an op-ed this week authored with his daughter Liz, Cheney wrote of Obama that "rarely has a U.S. president been so wrong about so much more…