'We are above the law of the land'

by John Griffing -- Muslims living in America should not be bound by U.S. law, according to a leader of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, who delivered the controversial message to a more…

Scientists locate large Antarctica meteorite

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SMH) — An international team of scientists at Belgium's Antarctica research station has found the largest meteorite in nearly 25 years, helping them to unlock the secrets of more…

Cardinal sorry for sexual misconduct

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) — Cardinal Keith O'Brien has admitted that his sexual conduct has at times "fallen beneath the standards expected of me". In a statement, he apologised and asked more…

Queen Elizabeth hospitalized with stomach bug

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) — The Queen is in hospital "as a precaution" where she is being assessed for symptoms of gastroenteritis, Buckingham Palace says. A palace spokesperson said the 86-year-old more…

Americans renouncing citizenship to become Brits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) The number of people giving up their US citizenship to become British has surged thanks to complex tax rules introduced by the American tax authorities. London-based more…

Beijing 'fully prepared' for currency war

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) A top Chinese banker said Beijing is "fully prepared" for a currency war as he urged the world to abide by a consensus reached by the more…

Mother kills son over 'small penis'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) An Indonesian woman drowned her nine-year-old son in the bath, claiming she was worried that his "small penis" would affect his prospects for the future, a more…

Seized Chinese weapons raise concerns on Tehran

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) An Iranian dhow seized off the Yemeni coast was carrying sophisticated Chinese antiaircraft missiles, a development that could signal an escalation of Iran's support to more…

Moscow affirms ties with Iranian radicals

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…

Experts reveal how Israel fits into today's news

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The online CIA Fact Book contains all sorts of information about Israel: History, geography, people and society, government (the capital is Jerusalem), economy, energy resources, communications and military. more…