BP settles Gulf spill for $18.7 billion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) BP and five Gulf states announced a massive settlement Thursday that resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the energy more…

Obama blocks Arab attempt to fight ISIS

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON TELEGRAPH) The United States has blocked attempts by its Middle East allies to fly heavy weapons directly to the Kurds fighting Islamic State jihadists in Iraq, The more…

Defense Department warns of ISIS plot on 4th

by Cheryl Chumley -- [ooyala code="80bWMwdjont42EJuBj5xR51xFhLo1g9Y" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] The Defense Department is the latest in a list of federal entities warning America to be on high alert this Fourth of July – terrorists more…

Gaza to be declared ISIS 'caliphate'

by Aaron Klein -- [caption id="attachment_2032555" align="aligncenter" width="596"] ISIS supporters in Gaza[/caption] TEL AVIV – Marking a significant development in Mideast affairs, Salafists in the Gaza Strip plan to officially pledge allegiance more…

Hundreds burned in 'gay' festival stunt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Hundreds of people were burned, including about 200 who suffered serious injuries, at a "gay" festival in Taiwan over the weekend when a colorful special-effects stunt using "highly more…

Robot kills man at Volkswagen plant

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="t4dGMwdjrZ0Z_FjUcYtF1SSoUjvPQE1y" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (THE LOCAL) — The incident occurred on Monday as a Volkswagen factory in Baunatal, Hesse, when the 21-year-old man from another company was working on more…

Court rules on cop's request for Sabbath off

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ADVENTIST REVIEW) — A Seventh-day Adventist traffic police officer in Costa Rica has won a landmark court ruling that exempts him from working on Sabbath. Paul Rivera Nuñez, more…

Sinai attacks kill 64 Egyptian soldiers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) The latest news on the coordinated militant attacks in Egypt's restive northern Sinai Peninsula that killed 64 soldiers (all times local): Egyptian security officials say 64 soldiers more…