Israelis, Saudis working up Syria-invasion plan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) After months of battlefield stalemate in Syria, a flurry of reports from Washington, Jerusalem, Amman and the Gulf suggests a major new clandestine effort is under more…

Ukraine's interim leader seeks aid in D.C.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) WASHINGTON — The interim prime minister of beleaguered Ukraine planned to make the rounds here on Wednesday as he seeks help bolstering his fragile government more…

Israel passes law to draft Orthodox Jews

by -NO AUTHOR- -- JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli lawmakers passed a contentious law on Wednesday meant to draft ultra-Orthodox Jews into the military, culminating a reform drive that generated mass protests by the more…

Catholic Church dissecting 'gay' unions

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (RELIGION NEWS SERVICE) Cardinal Timothy Dolan said Sunday that Pope Francis is asking the Catholic church to look at the possibility of recognizing civil unions for gay couples, more…

Grid security stepped up after sniper attack

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The April 2013 sniper attack on 17 transformers at a San Jose, Calif., electrical substation has prompted the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to order utilities to come more…

Woman weds dog in romantic ceremony

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MIRROR) — A British woman finally found the partner of her dreams - her pet DOG. While she can be sure they won't leave the toilet seat up more…

Obama moves to protect taxpayers ... in Kenya!

by Steve Peacock -- The Obama administration is infusing millions of additional dollars into the stabilization and strengthening of county governments across Kenya to protect taxpayers there by having Americans foot the more…