Muslim jihadists execute foreign hostages

by Michael Carl -- [ooyala code="Vlc3k0YTqymlVbWLMWeNGGHedYtD8vLX"] Members of an offshoot of the Nigerian jihadist group Boko Haram claim they have executed the seven foreign hostages they captured in a raid last month. more…

DoD: U.S. war machine vulnerable to EMP event

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Defense will be hard-pressed to respond in any meaningful way to a catastrophic failure of the civilian electric grid infrastructure due to more…

U.S. deploying missiles to thwart N. Korea?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will announce Friday that the U.S. is deploying 14 new ground-based missile interceptors, probably in Alaska, defense officials told NBC News. The more…

Egypt: Women's rights could destroy society

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - Egypt's ruling Muslim Brotherhood warns that a U.N. declaration on women's rights could destroy society by allowing a woman to travel, work and use contraception without more…

Global warming fueled Somali famine?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Global warming may have contributed to low rain levels in Somali in 2011 where tens of thousands died in a famine, research by British more…

Pope Francis reaches out to Jews

by -NO AUTHOR- -- VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Like his predecessor, Pope Francis reached out to Rome's Jewish community at the very start of his pontificate, pledging to continue to strengthen the more…

France: Cost of nuclear disaster 3 times GDP

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) Catastrophic nuclear accidents, like Chernobyl in 1986 or Fukushima No. 1 in 2011, are very rare, we're incessantly told, and their probability of occurring infinitesimal. But when more…

Islamic regime to 'honor' Michelle Obama

by Reza Kahlili -- Iran will give First Lady Michelle Obama a special award for allegedly exposing a direct link between Hollywood and the White House, the commander of Iran's Basij paramilitary more…