100,000 apply for 1-way ticket to Mars

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) -- More than 100,000 people are eager to make themselves at home on another planet. They've applied for a one-way trip to Mars, hoping to be chosen to more…

EU among 'priority targets' for U.S. spies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.COM.AU) THE European Union is ranked as a key priority in a list of spying targets for the US National Security Agency, German weekly Der Spiegel says, citing more…

Report: Morsi incited murder of protesters

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (JERUSALEM POST) Egyptian prosecutors have evidence that ousted president Mohamed Morsi incited the murder of protesters during the demonstrations that followed Morsi's controversial constitutional decree which gave him sweeping powers more…

State 'nanny' plan described as 'sinister'

by Bob Unruh -- A bill in Scotland that would assign every minor a government "nanny" with the legal authority to ensure they are raised in a government-approved manner has faced headwinds more…

Teen beauties attacked with acid during Ramadan

by Chelsea Schilling -- [caption id="attachment_496901" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Kirstie Trup and Katie Gee"][/caption] Two British teenage volunteer teachers have had their faces, hands and chests disfigured after at least two men doused more…

Atheist Dawkins ripped for anti-Muslim tweets

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HUFFINGTON POST) Richard Dawkins responded to outrage over his controversial anti-Muslim tweets by calling the incident a "storm in a teacup." The outspoken atheist started a Twitter furor more…

Terrorists strike Obama's elementary school

by Art Moore -- As President Obama offered greetings from the White House to Muslims celebrating the feast that ends the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, the Catholic school he attended in more…

China allows spies to plunder companies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.COM.AU) American prosecutors say Pangang Group aimed high. The Chinese state-owned company wanted a better process to make titanium dioxide, a white pigment used in paint, toothpaste and Oreo more…