Putin tightens grip on Internet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Salon) Russian President Vladimir Putin is clamping down on Internet criticism with a new law requiring Internet companies to store Russian user information on data centers in Russia. more…

U.S. teen raped orphans on Kenya missions trip

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Christian Post) An Oklahoma teenager has confessed to raping Kenyan orphans while visiting the country on a missions trip, the FBI has charged. Matthew Lane Durham, 19, volunteered more…

China's giant toad looks like communist leader

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) There was something familiar about the giant yellow inflatable toad, some Chinese noted online, shortly after it appeared in a Beijing park. Part of the more…

'We're coming for you, Barack Obama'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) High-ranking U.S. officials said Wednesday that not only are Sunni radicals with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant "worse than al Qaeda," but that more…

Sheriff Joe: Something fishy with this administration

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="04ZDM3bzp4trmZA9Mpagv2StzLtOuQQp" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Texas Gov. Rick Perry's planned deployment of 1,000 National Guard troops to the border has earned him criticism from Democrats and Mexican officials, the latter more…

Wake up, West! Russia marches to 'holy' war

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_1075065" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Patriarch Kirill of Moscow[/caption] Something very strange is happening in Russia – stranger than Putin's fawning female devotees or half nude, Siberian hunting excursions. more…