Huge explosion rocks major Chinese city

by -NO AUTHOR- -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1aHADL2a24 (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD) — BEIJING: A massive explosion has erupted in the major Chinese port city of Tianjin, sending a dramatic fireball into the night sky. Chinese more…

Tragedy for Christian copying Jesus' 40-day fast

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_393017" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Actor Jim Caviezel portraying Jesus in "The Passion of the Christ."[/caption] A 73-year old Christian man trying to emulate Jesus by going without food more…

Behold: The greatest hits of ISIS

by Aaron Klein -- TEL AVIV – A central part of the ISIS terrorist subculture and its recruitment of fighters is original songs written and produced by Al-Ajnad, the jihadist movement's media more…

China intervenes to support tumbling yuan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WSJ) BEIJING—China intervened to prop up the yuan Wednesday, according to people familiar with the matter, just a day after it had let it decline sharply, underscoring the more…

Photo shows Croat beheaded by ISIS in Egypt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) CAIRO — An online image circulated Wednesday purported to show a Croatian hostage held by the Islamic State group’s Egyptian affiliate beheaded. The still image, more…

Schumer working phones on Iran

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) With liberal groups furious over his opposition to the Iran nuclear deal, Sen. Chuck Schumer has been quietly reaching out to dozens of his colleagues to explain more…

Presidential candidate has secret Cruz missile

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_2315295" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "The Transfiguration" by Raphael[/caption] WASHINGTON – At first glance, the casual observer probably would not notice the painting above is about bringing the world more…

OPEC just kicked oil into the $30s

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Increased pumping by OPEC as Chinese demand appears to be slackening could drive oil to the lowest prices since the peak of the financial crisis. West more…