Gitmo prisoner captivated by U.S. pop culture

by -NO AUTHOR- -- SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- An Afghan man who is being held as a former CIA terror suspect at Guantánamo has apparently gained extensive knowledge of western pop more…

Sporting-goods store hawking Saddam's guns?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MIAMI HERALD) Federal prosecutors in New Jersey have charged a disbarred Miami-area lawyer and three other people with hatching a scheme to sell a cache of stolen guns more…

Last Cuban 'commuters' retire from Gitmo

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - The last two Cuban workers at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. naval base in Cuba retired on Monday from jobs they began more than five decades ago when the more…

Report faults State Dept. for Benghazi failures

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - The State Department made a "grievous mistake" in keeping the U.S. mission in Benghazi open despite inadequate security and increasingly alarming threat assessments in the weeks more…

Did Big Oil kill off green energy?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE.COM) The American Petroleum Industry announced the U.S. oil and natural gas sector spent billions of dollars last year on environmental programs. The energy lobby said it estimates more…

U.S. turning blind eye to jihadists?

by Aaron Klein -- TEL AVIV – Turkey is facilitating the transport of thousands more Islamist militants into Syria for what the Turkish military believes is a final round of confrontations against more…

Turkey pushing for NATO attack on Syria

by Aaron Klein -- TEL AVIV – Turkey, a member of NATO, is pushing for a larger NATO meeting to decide whether to launch an international military campaign against Syria, according to more…

Levi's 'detoxes' after Greenpeace protest

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) As fashion looks go, it was dramatic. Knee-high clouds of faux hazardous effluent enveloped Greenpeace protesters as they modeled Levi's clothing at the company's Battery Street headquarters. That was the morning more…

Al-Qaida offers bounty for U.S. ambassador

by -NO AUTHOR- -- SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Al-Qaida's branch in Yemen has offered to pay tens of thousands of dollars to anyone who kills the U.S. ambassador in Sanaa or an American more…