Presbyterians divest in protest against Israel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- DETROIT (AP) — The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on Friday became the most prominent religious group in the United States to endorse divestment as a protest against Israeli policies more…

Pope excommunicates Italy's Mafia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) — SIBARI Italy - Pope Francis on Saturday took on one of Italy's most dangerous organized crime groups, calling it an example of "the adoration of evil" more…

Russia puts troops on combat alert

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — Russia put more than 65,000 troops on combat alert and ordered them to take part in a drill a day after Ukraine called a week-long cease-fire more…

Glenn Beck gushes over America-loving Aussie

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Andrew J. Ireland [jwplayer u19a2mWd] WASHINGTON – Nick Adams is described as an internationally renowned Australian speaker, lecturer, author and media commentator, best known for his work more…

Life in prison for gal who stopped to help ducks?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MONTREAL GAZETTE) Canadian criminal law isn’t designed to handle a case like the one that found Emma Czornobaj guilty of criminal negligence causing death, her lawyer says. Czornobaj, more…

Rand Paul: I don't blame Obama for Iraq

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) In an op-ed this week authored with his daughter Liz, Cheney wrote of Obama that "rarely has a U.S. president been so wrong about so much more…

Ebola 'totally out of control' in West Africa

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever seen and the virus is raging ‘‘totally out of control,’’ an official with Doctors Without Borders more…

Pentagon crashes 400 drones since 2001

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (RT.COM) While unmanned drones have become a popular weapon of choice during the United States’ wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, a new report reveals that hundreds of them more…

Ukraine declares 7-day ceasefire

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) WASHINGTON — On a day that the Ukrainian government announced a unilateral cease-fire in its battle with separatists in the country’s east, the Obama administration more…