'Many deaths' as Malians, French, fight Islamists

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) An effort to halt advancing militant Islamist forces has resulted in "many deaths" in northern Mali, a military spokesman said -- with the fatalities including Malian soldiers, more…

Kerry comments on Assad may draw scrutiny

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Sen. John Kerry has held up Syria as a country that could bring peace and stability to the Mideast and predicted that the now-disgraced government of more…

West Australia dust storm comes as 'red wave'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Newcastle Herald) A cyclone off Western Australia's north coast is intensifying as it comes closer to land, prompting authorities to warn residents to prepare their homes and emergency more…

Largest structure in universe found

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) Astronomers have discovered the largest known structure in the universe, a clump of active galactic cores that stretches 4 billion light-years from end to end. The more…

Russia upgrading, strengthening military

by F. Michael Maloof -- Editor's Note: The following report is excerpted from Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin, the premium online newsletter published by the founder of WND. Subscriptions are $99 a year or, more…

Israeli general: Israel not concerned about Hagel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="ttbWZiODoCM9Ep_Y-k9DRo0lAS6yA3P-"] Former Sen. Chuck Hagel's comments that appear critical of Israel and lenient toward Iran are causing a firestorm as the U.S. Senate prepares to consider his more…