Vatican vs. pope: Atheists do go to hell

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) The Vatican has issued a new statement running counter to Pope Francis‘ recent suggestion that good deeds can earn atheists entrance to heaven. The Rev. Thomas Rosica, a Vatican spokesman, more…

Australia's PM dodges flying sandwich

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard was forced to dodge a flying sandwich for the second time this month Thursday when someone's salami lunch was flung at more…

Assad: We already have S-300 missiles

by Aaron Klein -- TEL AVIV – The Syrian government already has received a first shipment of S-300 air defense missiles from Russia and is waiting for more, stated President Bashar al-Assad more…

Gitmo guard converts to Islam

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HUNTSVILLE TIMES) – Terry Holdbrooks Jr., 29, wears the beard of a bald Amish guy, the tattoos of a punk kid, and the twitchy alertness of a military more…

Soldier to admit Afghan massacre

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The Army staff sergeant charged with slaughtering 16 villagers in one of the worst atrocities of the Afghanistan war will plead guilty to avoid the death more…

Israel to build in Jerusalem, U.S. angry

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Israel National News) An official in the White House reacted angrily on Wednesday, after Channel 10 News reported that Israel had approved tenders for the construction of 300 more…

U.S. or Israel – who should strike Iran?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) A position paper weighing US and Israeli military options against Iran, written by retired US Marine Corps general James Cartwright and Amos Yadlin, former IAF more…

Taliban No. 2 said killed in Pakistan by U.S. drone

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A suspected US drone strike killed the No. 2 commander of the Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday, Pakistani intelligence officials said, although the militant group denied he more…