N. Korea snubs U.S. plan for direct talks

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – North Korea has rejected a U.S. offer from Secretary of State John Kerry for direct talks because of a U.S. condition that it abandon its nuclear more…

France legalizes 'gay' marriage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) France legalized gay marriage on Tuesday after a wrenching national debate that has exposed deep social conservatism in the nation's heartland and triggered huge protests in Paris more…

Liberal media star: Cut off Muslim students from U.S.

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_420399" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Bob Beckel, left-leaning co-host of "The Five" on the Fox News Channel"][/caption] One of the most famous liberal voices in America is now suggesting more…

Christians plead to free homeschooled boy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHRISTIAN NEWS NETWORK) — Christians around the world are being asked to help plead for the release of an 11-year-old boy who was abducted by government officials in more…

Tsarnaev: We copied bombs from al-Qaida

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="hiMWM1Yjrri8sKeIHfDBjXit34-SpVEn"] (NBC NEWS) The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon attack has told investigators that he and his brother got instructions on building bombs from an online more…

Benedict 'relieved' he's no longer pope

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — Pope Emeritus Benedict's older brother has said the former pontiff is "relieved" to be free of the responsibility of running the Catholic Church, as he insisted more…

Israel accuses Syria of using chemical weapons

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WSJ) A top Israeli military intelligence officer on Tuesday said the Syrian army has repeatedly employed lethal chemical weapons during the country's civil war, an accusation likely to more…

More beatings for American pastor in Iran

by Michael Carl -- Lawyers defending an American pastor jailed by the Islamic regime in Iran say there have been more beatings and little medical treatment available. Saeed Abedini is locked up more…

Google: Be glad we pay so little tax

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (INDEPENDENT) — Senior MPs called on David Cameron to consider stripping the boss of Google from his role as a government adviser tonight after he suggested that his more…

Iran panics over Boston bombing link to Tehran

by Reza Kahlili -- Much of Iran's media today panicked, attacking WND reports on the Islamic regime's involvement in the Boston Marathon bombings and claiming Washington is behind the WND reports so more…