Obama pick snagged in Castro love fest

by Aaron Klein -- [ooyala code="9rZjNkYjr_T3BFg89YwaU1DFmK-0h2mk"] President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency went on a trip to Cuba in 2009 aimed at opening relations with the communist more…

Obama bankrolling 'green' projects abroad

by Steve Peacock -- President Obama recently joked that he should just "pack up and go home" if Congress is going to continue resisting his policies. But before he heads back to more…

Taypayer revolt turns to murder

by The editors of Leben -- According to one account, the tax collector stripped the 15-year-old daughter of Wat Tyler naked, in order to prove whether she was old enough to owe the king's more…

Supervolcano eruptions not so deadly after all?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New Scientist) It was the biggest bang in human history. Around 75,000 years ago, the Toba supervolcano exploded on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, blasting enormous volumes of more…

Human Rights Watch selects terror proponent for award

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) Several Washington-based human rights groups are facing criticism for awarding two radical Egyptian Islamists who have endorsed terrorism and expressed hostility toward Israel. Human Rights Watch more…

Airliner 'almost hit UFO' over Scotland

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EXPRESS) Experts have been unable to explain the object seen by the flight crew of an Airbus 320 as it descended towards Glasgow Airport. The encounter happened at more…

All aboard the amnesty train!

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON DAILY MAIL) The freight train known as The Beast travels from the southern Mexican town of Arriaga up to Mexico City. And every day hundreds of migrants, more…