Zimbabwe pleads for $1.5 billion in food aid

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (International Business Times) Zimbabwe is seeking $1.5bn (£1bn) in food aid to avoid mass starvation in the country. As the drought worsens, nearly a quarter of the population more…

Snooping mom saves girl, 9, from man's 3-some

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Free Press) Parents looking for a reason to monitor their child's online activities should know about Daniel Labutte. On Monday, Labutte, 27, originally from Mississauga, pleaded guilty more…

Iran parades reenactment of captured U.S. sailors

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2939694" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Iran reenacts capture of U.S. sailors in Qom parade.[/caption] Iran celebrated its 37th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution by putting on parade a mock more…

Oh, those embarrassing royal sex scandals

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_2931544" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Artist Delphine Boël – Royal Belgian love child?[/caption] Lurid, royal scandals are some of the most appealing problems in the world. Every nation should more…

Pope unleashes 'super confessors' to tackle special sins

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2129995" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Pope Francis[/caption] Pope Francis has dispatched 1,000-plus priests to travel around the world and forgive sins that can only normally be cleared by top more…

Global stock decline deepens as Dow sheds 300

by Jerome R. Corsi -- [caption id="attachment_2937864" align="aligncenter" width="600"] (Photo: Twitter/Biedex)[/caption] NEW YORK — Following a continued selloff in Asian equity markets, the Dow suffered another triple-digit loss, shedding 300 points in Thursday more…

Israeli archaeologists issue Western Wall warning

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The Jan. 31 decision by the Israeli government to approve a site adjacent to Jerusalem's Western Wall plaza for mixed-gender prayer was generally hailed as a successful compromise more…

China confirms 1st case of Zika virus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) The Zika virus outbreak continues spread throughout the Western Hemisphere, including in wide swaths of Central and South America, and concerns are growing for pregnant women more…