Asylum-seeker gropes 7 teenage girls

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SYDNEY DAILY TELEGRAPH) — AN asylum seeker who “traumatised” seven teenage girls by indecently groping them in the Sydney Olympic Park pool had only been in Australia for more…

Thousands flock to 'weeping' Mary in Israel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of people have flocked to a small town in northern Israel to view a statue of the Virgin Mary that residents say "weeps" oil. more…

U.S. press freedom declines

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Paris (AFP) - Conflicts continued to weigh heavily on the media last year but press freedom was also under increasing threat from abuses by democracies like the United more…

Annual mammograms don't save lives

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) One of the largest and most meticulous studies of mammography ever done, involving 90,000 women and lasting a quarter-century, has added powerful new doubts about more…

Iran threatens to unleash Hezbollah on Israel

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_339311" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Hezbollah forces"][/caption] WASHINGTON – One of the most senior Iranian military officers has issued the latest in a series of threats over what Iran more…

Poll: 'Hunger Games,' 'Harry Potter' are biblical

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_565571" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in "The Hunger Games.""][/caption] A new poll conducted by the Bible Society reveals that more than half of the more…

11 chilling quotes from Soviet officer who defected

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE BLAZE) — Yesterday we released an explosive interview with Romanian Lt. Gen. Ion Pacepa, in connection with the release of his most-recent title “Disinformation: Former Spy Chief more…

The most expensive destinations in world

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.COM.AU) — THINK of your holiday budget. Now add a few zeros. Excellent, now you’re ready for the world’s most overpriced travel destinations, places with tremendous appeal and more…

Bob Costas sidelined by eye infection

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) An injury is forcing one of the biggest stars of the Olympics to the sidelines, at least temporarily. Bob Costas announced Tuesday morning on Today that his eye infection, more…

Islamists pick launch pad for attack on Israel

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – A ruthless al-Qaida-affiliated Islamist militant group is settling into Lebanon and is building a stronghold there so that it can launch attacks into Israel and parts more…