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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 ...

Freed N. Korean detainee focuses on family, food

SEATTLE (AP) -- Rest, food and family are on the top of Kenneth Bae's list since arriving home this weekend after years of imprisonment in North Korea. His sister said he hasn't spoken about his ordeal yet, but family and friends reconnected late Sat ...

Mexican judge finally frees Sgt. Tahmooressi

TECATE, Mexico, (UPI) -- A Mexican court on Friday ordered the release of U.S. Marine reservist Sgt. Andrew Paul Tahmooressi after 7 months imprisonment on federal weapons charges. The 25-year-old was arrested March 31 at a Tijuana, Mexico, checkpoin ...

Canada restricts visas to protect citizens from Ebola

TORONTO (AP) — Canada has joined Australia in suspending entry visas for people from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa in an attempt to keep the deadly disease away. Canada's Conservative government said Friday it is suspending visa application ...

Netanyahu responds to ugly attack from Obama official

[caption id="attachment_13646" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was critical of an attack on his character published in an American magazine, saying Wednesday he would defend Israel's int ...

Australia imposes travel ban on Ebola-affected countries

Australia announced Monday it has temporarily issued travel bans on travelers from the West African countries hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak. Immigration and Border Protection Minister Scott Morrison informed Parliament of the government's decisio ...

Amnesty International accuses Ferguson police of human rights abuses

Amnesty International released a report Friday detailing a host of human rights violations committed by law enforcement in Ferguson, Mo., against protesters and journalists during the demonstrations that occurred in the wake of Mike Brown's fatal sho ...

Multiple shootings at Ottawa Parliament Hill, War Memorial

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- A gunman shot and wounded a Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday, then entered Parliament, where numerous shots rang out, police and witnesses said. People fled Parliament by scrambling down ...


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