Woman ordered gang raped as 'punishment'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al-Jazeera) A 20-year-old woman was hospitalized after allegedly being gang-raped by up to 13 men on the orders of village elders in India's West Bengal state. The elders more…

Megadonors plan LGBT panels at Davos

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Politico) Megadonors Paul Singer and Dan Loeb are planning to use the typically staid World Economic Forum at Davos later this week to make a statement about gay more…

Admiral: U.S. losing Pacific dominance to China

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Investor's Business Daily) Despite the White House's much-lauded pivot to the Pacific, the Navy's Pacific commander warns that an increasingly hostile and assertive China threatens U.S. air and more…

Texas executes illegal alien who killed cop

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Huntsville, Texas (CNN) -- A last-ditch push to keep a convicted cop killer alive failed Wednesday night when the U.S. Supreme Court denied a motion to stay his execution. Edgar Tamayo more…

Pope: Internet a 'gift from God' for dialogue

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) The Internet is a "gift from God" that facilitates communication, Pope Francis said in a statement released Thursday, but he warns that the obsessive desire to stay more…