Venezuelan soldiers 'occupy' TV stores, change prices

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the military "occupation" of a chain of electronics stores in a crackdown on what the socialist government views as price-gouging hobbling more…

Philippines typhoon death toll likely exceeds 1,200

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="trcXcxaDqN4qe2fCFmJUdR2Oa-1TCswZ" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (CNN) A day after Super Typhoon Haiyan roared into the Philippines, officials predicted that the death toll could reach 1,200 -- or more. "We estimate more…

Mexico mayor 'killed for standing up to drugs cartel'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="l5cXkxaDofOInkCRh4NX9idwwo91i6BJ" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (BBC News) Mexico's local authorities' association say a mayor allegedly threatened by drug gangs in the western state of Michoacan has been killed. Ygnacio Lopez more…

Obama finally fixing health care … in Kenya

by Steve Peacock -- Though the federal government is struggling to make Obamacare functional for Americans, the administration is simultaneously helping to upgrade the health-care system in Kenya. The ambitious plan to more…

Saudi nuclear weapons 'on order' from Pakistan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="t2cHkxaDojKxe_aXdICooRAD6gB4WiME" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (BBC News) Saudi Arabia has invested in Pakistani nuclear weapons projects, and believes it could obtain atomic bombs at will, a variety of sources have more…

U.N. branch cuts U.S. voting rights

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) – UNESCO has suspended the voting rights of the United States and Israel, two years after both countries stopped paying dues to the U.N.'s cultural arm in more…

Netanyahu blasts U.S.-Iran deal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="FsdnB4ZzrOUL9xlSGlOUZfaL-cgX5mvw" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (Weekly Standard) - A very unusual statement from the Israel prime minister on the eve of a possible nuclear detail between the U.S. and Iran: more…