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Castro Demands Return of Guantanamo to Cuba

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) -- Cuban President Raul Castro demanded on Wednesday that the United States return the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, lift the half-century trade embargo on Cuba and compensate his country for damages before the two nations re ...

Netanyahu: I will go everywhere I am invited to prevent Iranian nukes

[caption id="attachment_5285" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded on Sunday morning to criticism leveled at him for accepting an invitation to speak before the US Congress, without first c ...

Nearly half of British Jews say they have no future in Europe

The survey comes a week after four French Jews were killed in an attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris which led to police stepping up security at synagogues and other Jewish venues across Britain. A quarter of Jews in Britain have considered leavi ...

German Leaders to Join Muslims in Berlin Rally for Tolerance

[caption id="attachment_27415" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]BERLIN (AP) -- The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, and most of her cabinet will join a rally for an "open and tolerant Germany" called by Muslim leaders at the Bra ...

Canadian groups seek repeal of blasphemy law

Following Wednesday's violent attack on a Paris satirical magazine, two Canadian secularist groups called for abolishing Canada's laws against blasphemy. Leaders of Humanist Canada and the Center for Inquiry met last month with Andrew Bennett, head o ...

Dresden, Germany rallies against immigration

An anti-immigrant rally drew thousands Monday evening in Dresden, Germany, and the movement spread to Berlin with a much smaller march. A Christmas week demonstration in Dresden's streets by a movement called Pegida, an acronym in German for "Patriot ...

36 killed, 47 injured in Shanghai stampede

SHANGHAI (AP) — People unable to contact friends and relatives streamed into hospitals Thursday, anxious for information after a stampede during New Year's celebrations in Shanghai's historic waterfront area killed 36 in the worst disaster to hit one ...

Pope blasts Christian, Muslim fundamentalists

[caption id="attachment_35892" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Pope Francis said on Sunday that equating Islam with violence was wrong and called on Muslim leaders to issue a global condemnation of terrorism to help dispel the s ...

Erdogan: Muslims discovered America, not Columbus

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a bold claim Saturday, saying Muslims discovered the Americas about 300 years before Christopher Columbus. Erdogan was speaking at the Istanbul summit for Muslim leaders of Latin America when he cited a jou ...

China accused of hacking US Weather Systems, NOAA

BEIJING, (UPI) -- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the agency that operates the National Weather Service, providing critical forecast data to countless military, civilian, and commercial operations, was hacked by the Chines ...


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