Italy mourns toddler killed in Mafia hit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Rome (CNN) -- Mafia killings don't typically shock Italians -- as disturbing as the occasional hit may be, the tragedy usually affects only friends and families of the victims. more…

Intel chief: 7,000 jihadists fighting in Syria

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Wednesday that Syria is becoming a ‘huge magnet’ for extremists to train and more…

Syria 'bulldozing entire neighborhoods'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government used controlled explosives and bulldozers to raze thousands of residential buildings, in some cases entire neighborhoods, in a campaign that appeared designed more…

Ex-missionary snaps porn pics of Amazon kids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) A former missionary who admitted taking pornographic photos of children while working with a tribe in the Amazon region of Brazil was sentenced on Tuesday to 58 more…

'Hail to the thief'

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_623785" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Brett Murray, self-photo from exhibit "Crocodile Tears""][/caption] What happens when a successful, left-leaning, fully progressive artist realizes he's been had? That his dreams of more…

Obama brother's Hamas scarf only tip of iceberg

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_565109" align="aligncenter" width="596" caption="Malik Obama and Barack Obama at the president's wedding"][/caption] The report Tuesday of a photo showing Barack Obama's half-brother, Malik Obama, wearing a Hamas more…

Story of true-life 'Son of Hamas' honored

by -NO AUTHOR- -- "The Green Prince," the Israeli documentary based on the bestselling memoir "Son of Hamas" by Mosab Hassan Yousef, has been honored at the Sundance Film Festival. The project, more…

World risks deflationary shock

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) Half the world economy is one accident away from a deflation trap. The International Monetary Fund says the probability may now be as high as 20pc. more…