11 countries near bankruptcy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — After years of bitter court battles with creditors, Argentina has defaulted on its debt, according to rating agency Standard & Poor's. After failing to come to more…

U.K. to fund sperm bank for lesbians

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — Britain is to get its first NHS-funded national sperm bank to make it easier for lesbian couples and single women to have children. For as little more…

Report: Israel spied on Kerry in Mideast talks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SPIEGEL) — SPIEGEL has learned from reliable sources that Israeli intelligence eavesdropped on US Secretary of State John Kerry during Middle East peace negotiations. In addition to the more…

Al-Qaida gets serious about mobile and encryption

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (VentureBeat) Edward Snowden's leaks of some of the National Security Agency's darkest secrets have benefitted the group responsible for blowing up New York's World Trade Center: Al Qaeda. more…

IDF 'will take as much time as necessary' in Gaza

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Saturday night that Hamas will pay "an intolerable price" for its attacks on Israel and vowed to continue military operations more…