Putin orders Arctic military boost

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) Russian President Vladimir Putin has told his military leadership they should build up their forces in the Arctic as a priority. Commending the recent restoration of more…

Muslim Brotherhood faction reconnects with Iran

by F. Michael Maloof -- BEIRUT, Lebanon – With the recent election of Iranian President Hasan Rouhani, the Muslim Brotherhood-linked Hamas in the Gaza Strip has renewed its ties with the Islamic Republic. more…

Fake sign language at Mandela memorial

by -NO AUTHOR- -- JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A fake sign language interpreter took to the stage during the memorial for anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, gesticulating gibberish before a global audience of millions and more…

White House talks 'climate change' during snowstorm

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNews.com) --  A winter storm warning from the National Weather Service was enough to close down the federal government’s offices in Washington Tuesday. But neither snow nor sleet  could keep more…

Time names Pope Francis 'Person of the Year'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) The iconic red border of Time magazine will frame Pope Francis as its 2013 Person of the Year, the magazine announced Wednesday morning. By the judgement of more…

Bush, Hillary, Obama hobnob on Air Force One

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON DAILY MAIL) A series of intimate behind-the-scenes photos aboard Air Force One have revealed the moment George W. Bush proudly showed off his artwork to Hillary Clinton more…

Brush with sun kills 'comet of the century'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Comet ISON, once optimistically called the "comet of the century," is dead, the victim of a way-too-close brush with the sun. It was barely a more…

Obama takes selfie at Mandela memorial

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — For the thousands of mourners inside Johannesburg's FNB Stadium it was meant to be a fitting tribute to a 'giant of history'. But while some reflected more…