ISIS abducts 21 Coptic Egyptians in Libya

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EgyptianStreets) Egypt's Foreign Ministry is investigating the authenticity of pictures purportedly showing the Egyptian abductees in Libya, the Ministry Spokesman Badr Abdel Atty said on Thursday. Twenty-one Coptic more…

Korean Air heiress gets prison for nut-rage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (National Post) The inflight tantrum dubbed "nut rage" culminated Thursday in a one-year prison sentence for Korean Air heiress Cho Hyun-ah, a humiliating rebuke that only partially quelled more…

China's rising military not ready to win wars

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) China's military isn't ready to win wars despite spending heavily to modernize, according to a report commissioned by a U.S. congressional committee. The People's Liberation Army suffers more…

Mighty waterfall may have formed in days

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LiveScience) The canyon that holds Europe's most powerful waterfall may have been formed in a flash by just a few monster floods, new research suggests. "The Geology Book" more…

ISIS on the doorstep?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) Islamic State fighters reportedly seized most of a western Iraqi town on Thursday, in fighting taking place mere miles from an air base where hundreds of more…

Obama omits Jews as ISIS targets in war proposal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Washington (CNN) Bipartisan criticism of President Barack Obama's proposed authorization of force against ISIS mostly has to do with the use of U.S. troops and limits on the more…

Achtung! N.Y. Times had love affair with Hitler

by Leo Hohmann -- [jwplayer u7yC6hfc] Not only did the New York Times miss the mark in its early characterization of Adolf Hitler, questioning the "sincerity" of his anti-Semitism in 1922 and more…

Obama passed on chance to save ISIS hostages

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY BEAST) The U.S. government obtained intelligence on the possible location of American captives held by ISIS in Syria last year, but Obama administration officials waited nearly a more…