More Americans than Greeks on disability

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNEWS) — The total number of people in the United States now receiving federal disability benefits hit a record 10,982,920 in November, up from the previous record of more…

Man survives 60 hours in sunken boat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="F3MzYzaTqfcmDwCYOxEcPXSuIkNt3q4Z" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) —Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat and dressed only in boxer shorts, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged more…

Man breaks out of prison to see dentist

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE LOCAL) — A man escaped from a Swedish prison simply to visit the dentist, and was slapped an extended sentence when he returned to the jail. "My more…

U.N. commences drone surveillance

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) — The U.N. mission in Democratic Republic of Congo has started to deploy unarmed surveillance drones to monitor rebel activity near the forested borders with Rwanda and more…

Bob Dylan investigated for 'racist' comments

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) PARIS — Iconic folk singer Bob Dylan is being investigated in France after a Croatian community organization alleged that comments he made to Rolling Stone magazine last more…

Gov't offered sharing info on citizens

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THEGUARDIAN) — Australia's surveillance agency offered to share information collected about ordinary Australian citizens with its major intelligence partners, according to a secret 2008 document leaked by the more…

New push for Jews to pray on Temple Mount

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — JERUSALEM — A small but growing movement by Jewish activists demanding the right to pray at the site of their destroyed temple, in the heart of more…

Iran cashes in on Obama deal

by Jerome R. Corsi -- NEW YORK – Despite White House denials of reports surfacing in Arabic-language newspapers in Kuwait that President Obama was planning a trip to Tehran in the middle of more…

Bank glitch leaves customers cashless

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — RBS and its retail banking unit Netwest's online systems and debit cards failed on Monday evening as customers were unable to process payments on one of more…