North Korea now threatening Japan

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – North Korea today expanded its saber-rattling, which earlier included threats against South Korea and the United States, to target Japan, which the renegade nation is claiming more…

Jay-Z brags about Cuba trip in rap

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Rapper Jay-Z released a new track Thursday in which he boasts about his recent trip to Cuba with superstar Beyoncé and says that President Barack Obama told more…

Automakers recall 3.3 million vehicles

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) Honda, Toyota, Nissan and Mazda are recalling about 3.3 million vehicles worldwide because the passenger-side air bag could deploy with too much force, sending shards more…

African family eats French prez's camel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC News) The president of France will soon get a "bigger and better-looking" camel after an apparent misunderstanding led to a West African family eating the original camel more…

Hollywood embraces censorship in China

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) Hollywood continues its collaboration with Chinese censors even as it pushes back against U.S. attempts to limit violent content in film and television in the aftermath more…

U.S. blamed Israel for failed peace talks in 1975

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) The United States put the blame for failed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks in 1975 squarely at the feet of Israel, new documents released by WikiLeaks revealed. A more…

Iran quake kills 37, nuke plant 'unscathed'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) Iran stepped up relief efforts on Wednesday for survivors of a powerful earthquake that killed 37 people and damaged dozens of villages, but apparently left more…