Obama refuses Netanyahu's peace 'gesture'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TIMES OF ISRAEL) — The U.S. reportedly refused an Israeli request to free imprisoned Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard in exchange for Israel releasing Palestinian prisoners, ahead of new more…

Pope forced into helicopter to avoid protests

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — Pope Francis had to arrive at his welcoming reception at Guanabara Palace in Rio de Janeiro by helicopter on Monday night as protests gathered outside during more…

Wrong turn puts pope in frenzied crowd

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [iframe src="http://embed.newsinc.com/Single/iframe.html?WID=2&VID=24964939&freewheel=91417&sitesection=wnd&height=332&width=590" height=332 width=590 frameborder=no scrolling=no noresize marginwidth=0px marginheight=0px] RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A wrong turn sent a humble Fiat carrying Pope Francis into the thick of more…

71 Gitmo prisoners to get parole-style hearings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — Seventy-one detainees at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay will get parole-board-style hearings at the Navy base in Cuba, the Pentagon said Sunday, though it did more…

Boys wear skirts to class in protest

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — A headteacher got his knickers in a twist when a group of boys ditched their trousers for skirts to help beat the heatwave that is currently more…

Brand-new prince: Kate gives birth to boy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [iframe src="http://embed.newsinc.com/Single/iframe.html?WID=2&VID=24964536&freewheel=91417&sitesection=wnd&height=332&width=590" height=332 width=590 frameborder=no scrolling=no noresize marginwidth=0px marginheight=0px] (CNN) — It's a boy! Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and husband Prince William on Monday welcomed their first child. more…

Royal baby: Kate in labor as world waits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) — The Duchess of Cambridge is in labour, as the world's media gathers outside the hospital awaiting news of the latest addition to the Royal Family. Catherine more…