Board apologizes for 'grotesque' Holocaust assignment

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) At an emergency school board meeting Wednesday night, Rialto School District officials apologized for an eighth-grade critical-thinking writing assignment that asked students to consider whether the Holocaust was created more…

Blasphemy lawyer shot dead in Pakistan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - Gunmen posing as clients shot dead a prominent human rights lawyer defending a professor accused of blasphemy, officials said Thursday, underscoring the danger facing those trying more…

Islamist kidnappers kill 150 in Nigerian village

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Abuja, Nigeria (CNN) -- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, whose country's effort to subdue Boko Haram has been largely ineffective, declared in a speech Thursday that the terror group's abductions of schoolgirls more…

Surprise! Look who cleans up Galilee vandalism

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_816871" align="aligncenter" width="590" caption="Young residents of Shfaram repair the town's ancient synagogue, in what residents say is a response to the "price tag" attacks of Jewish extremists more…

'Multi-zillionaire Koch brothers' blamed for climate change

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="9lNnZzbTruSX3PW3ICwhVaUEYlKEKjp5" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] When Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., isn't railing against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his supporters, it's the Koch brothers he attacks -- and he did more…

Website founder gets jail, 1,000 lashes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.YAHOO) — DUBAI (Reuters) - A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced the editor of an Internet forum he founded to discuss the role of religion in the more…

Video-game tech to bring Nazis to justice

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Those Nazi concentration-camp guards who managed to avoid justice for their wartime crimes have something new to keep them awake at night. Seventy years after thousands who served more…

Another Obama project lands in toilet

by Steve Peacock -- An Obama administration plan to have U.S. military personnel oversee the construction of restrooms for a Kenyan girls' school has come to an abrupt halt, after WND's exclusive more…

Putin urges delay in Ukraine vote

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin called on pro-Moscow separatists in Ukraine to postpone a vote on secession just five days before it was to be held, potentially pulling Ukraine more…