'Specials ops' team rescuing Pakistani Christians

by Michael Carl -- An American ministry organization has created what amounts to a special operations team to work with a group in Pakistan to rescue Pakistani Christians who are unjustly charged more…

Cans of pot launched over Mexico-Arizona border fence

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Arizona Republic) YUMA, Ariz. — Thirty-three marijuana-filled cans were found on the Arizona side of the Mexican border, apparently shot over the fence with an air-pressured cannon. Weighing more…

U.S. Marine tortured in Mexico jail

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (McClatchy Newspapers) Florida's senior U.S. senator Tuesday exhorted Mexico to release an imprisoned Marine Corps veteran of campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan who is being held in a more…

Proposed Army manual: Don't insult Taliban

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) A proposed new handbook for Americans serving in Afghanistan warns them not to speak ill about the Taliban, advocate women's rights or criticize pedophilia, and the more…

Don't wear kippahs, Stars of David in Copenhagen

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (VirtualJerusalem) Israeli and Jewish officials in Denmark on Wednesday warned Jews to avoid openly wearing religious symbols and dress when moving about Copenhagen amid rising anti-Israeli sentiments. "We more…

Germans hoarding mountains of gold

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Local) Like Scrooge McDuck or the dragon Smaug in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit, Germans are gathering vast quantities of gold - a study showed that more…

Mystery orb crash: 'It was like Armageddon'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Local) Frightened residents in western Sweden reported seeing a bright, blue light racing across the night sky on Tuesday before an orange-coloured orb smashed into the ground more…