Russian official accused of stealing 30-mile road

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) Russia has detained a senior prison service official on suspicion of stealing a 30-mile (50km) stretch of public road, investigators said. Alexander Protopopov oversaw the dismantling more…

French Jews asked to hide identity 'until better days'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DigitalJournal) The head of Marseille's Israelite Consistory is urging Jewish men to forego wearing skullcaps (kippot) after a particularly vicious anti-Semitic attack on a school teacher, saying the more…

Prominent Putin critic found dead in Moscow

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (International Business Times) Vladimir Pribylovsky had co-written a number of books, none of them with titles that particularly flattered Russian President Vladimir Putin. "The Putin Corporation: The Story more…

Saudi Arabia forecast to be next regime to implode

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_2823535" align="aligncenter" width="605"] Former President Bush and Saudi officials (White House image)[/caption] WASHINGTON – The results of the "Arab Spring" have been inconsistent. The BBC reports Egypt more…

Oregon folk singer to serenade ISIS with 'peace concert'

by Jay Baggett -- [caption id="attachment_2832725" align="aligncenter" width="596"] James Twyman, "Peace Troubadour"[/caption] Oregon folk singer and self-styled "Peace Troubadour" James Twyman wants you to know he's no hero, but "hero" is probably more…