Pressure mounts on state in homeschool case

by Bob Unruh -- Pressure is mounting on a state-run social services agency in Sweden to return to his parents a 10-year-old boy who was taken into custody because he was being more…

Now Obama 'greening' Hamas?

by Aaron Klein -- JERUSALEM – Just one week after the Palestinian Authority entered into a unity government with Hamas, the U.S. announced the continuation of a $100 million, five-year program to more…

Admiral: U.S. prepared to confront Iran

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.YAHOO) — The top U.S. Navy official in the Gulf said Sunday he takes Iran's military capabilities seriously but insists his forces are prepared to confront any Iranian more…

'Athens is in flames'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MSNBC) ATHENS, Greece — Firefighters doused smoldering buildings and cleanup crews swept rubble from the streets of central Athens on Monday following a night of rioting during which lawmakers more…

Netanyahu: Iran behind Israeli embassy attacks

by Aaron Klein -- JERUSALEM – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu squarely blamed Iran for the two apparently coordinated car bomb attacks against Israeli embassies in India and Georgia today. Calling Iran more…

Soros: Merkel taking Europe in wrong direction

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GOOGLE) — BERLIN — American billionaire George Soros slammed German Chancellor Angela Merkel in an interview published on Sunday, warning that her policies could lead to a repeat more…

Greece: Fire uncivil servants, cut welfare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SFGATE) — Greek lawmakers on Monday approved harsh new austerity measures demanded by bailout creditors to save the debt-crippled nation from bankruptcy, after rioters in central Athens torched more…