Charlie Hebdo hits German newsstands

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) The first German edition of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo arrived on newsstands Thursday, nearly two years after an attack on the publication’s headquarters more…

Ivanka Trump, climate czar?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) In September, as Donald Trump railed against the media and sold himself as the candidate of the forgotten man, Ivanka Trump ventured into the lair of the more…

Israel: 1st the fires, now the floods

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Following a parched summer and fall, Israel was ravaged by wildfires a week ago, some of them deliberately set by terrorists. Now the Jewish state has a new more…

Soccer plane crashed with no fuel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) The plane that crashed in Colombia killing 71 people including most of a Brazilian soccer team had no fuel on impact, according to initial findings by aviation more…

Bearded backpacker forced to deny he's Jesus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) A bearded Australian backpacker in Kenya has been forced to deny that he is Jesus after he was mobbed by fans who wanted selfies, convinced more…

All Israelis must join biometric database

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Haaretz) All residents of Israel are going to have to join the biometric database, which will include high-resolution facial photos and the fingerprints from both index fingers, Interior more…

Mobs lock up bankers during India's cash chaos

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) Bankers are bracing for long hours and angry mobs as pay day approaches in India, the first test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s move to invalidate almost more…