Bank glitch leaves customers cashless

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — RBS and its retail banking unit Netwest's online systems and debit cards failed on Monday evening as customers were unable to process payments on one of more…

Pope with Netanyahu in closed-door meeting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis met Monday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a closed-door meeting at the Vatican to discuss matters that are highly more…

White House: No Obama visit to Iran

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) The White House is denying a report out of the Middle East that President Obama is trying to arrange a visit to Tehran, Iran. Al-Jarida, a news more…

Pope sends Swiss guards to help homeless

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ASSOCIATED PRESS) — VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has ramped up the Vatican’s charity work, sending his chief alms-giver and a contingent of Swiss guards onto the streets more…

China: Filmmaker flouted 1-child rule

by -NO AUTHOR- -- BEIJING (AP) — Famed film director Zhang Yimou and his wife violated China's strict family planning rules by having three children without approval and before they were married, local authorities more…

The reason 200 million girls have 'vanished'

by Bob Unruh -- [ooyala code="tnOW5waDr5ybyPmE-aWtJVCA5oXHyIKs" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] The "deadliest words in the world" have been unveiled in a new documentary film about the reason why an estimated 200 million females have "disappeared." more…

Bloodbath as terrorists murder 70 Christians

by Michael Carl -- At least 70 Christians in Nigeria have been killed in coordinated attacks by Fulani tribesmen and the Islamic jihadist organization Boko Haram. Fulani tribesmen reportedly killed 37 Christians more…

Islamists unleash fury on teen freedom fighter

by Chelsea Schilling -- [caption id="attachment_579401" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Malala Yousafzai"][/caption] When she was only 15, Malala Yousafzai  was shot in the head by the Taliban for merely arguing in an anonymous column more…