Taliban strike mosque in Pakistan, killing 19

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) The Taliban attacked a Shiite mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Friday, killing at least 19 people, according to media reports. More than 40 were wounded in more…

ISIS launches offensive near U.S. base

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) ISIS fighters launched a major offensive just miles from a U.S. air base where American military advisers are stationed on Thursday, a senior security official and more…

ISIS poised to attack Christian towns

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Some 3,000 Sunni jihadist fighters have gathered in the Syrian Qalamoun mountains bordering eastern Lebanon, poised to attack a series of Christian towns in northern and more…

ISIS abducts 21 Coptic Egyptians in Libya

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EgyptianStreets) Egypt's Foreign Ministry is investigating the authenticity of pictures purportedly showing the Egyptian abductees in Libya, the Ministry Spokesman Badr Abdel Atty said on Thursday. Twenty-one Coptic more…

Korean Air heiress gets prison for nut-rage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (National Post) The inflight tantrum dubbed "nut rage" culminated Thursday in a one-year prison sentence for Korean Air heiress Cho Hyun-ah, a humiliating rebuke that only partially quelled more…

China's rising military not ready to win wars

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) China's military isn't ready to win wars despite spending heavily to modernize, according to a report commissioned by a U.S. congressional committee. The People's Liberation Army suffers more…

Mighty waterfall may have formed in days

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LiveScience) The canyon that holds Europe's most powerful waterfall may have been formed in a flash by just a few monster floods, new research suggests. "The Geology Book" more…