Snowden tied to another NSA whistleblower?

by Aaron Klein -- [ooyala code="Q0cTRlYzrJ32QU0EyAl7THMAvGU5gZrJ"] The filmmaker who has been working closely with National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden also has a close working relationship with another famed NSA whistleblower, William more…

Syria: White House 'full of lies'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's authorization of military aid to the Syrian rebels "dramatically" increases U.S. support for the opposition, the White House said Friday, while acknowledging that more…

U.S. officials: Assad used chemical weapons

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) The Obama administration has concluded that Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime has used chemical weapons against the opposition seeking to overthrow him, US officials said more…

NYU boots blind Chinese dissident Chen

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) NYU isn’t letting a pesky thing like human rights stand in the way of its expansion in China. The university has booted a blind Chinese more…

Cleric: Islam allows wife beatings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) A Kuwaiti cleric and president of Iqra TV has said that Islam allows for wife beatings if she suffers from a "mental disorder," such as masochism. more…

Huge majority in Iran favors Shariah

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) Iranians favor implementing Sharia law in Iran by a huge majority — 83 percent to just 15 opposed — according to a new survey of more…