Pope Beatifies Murdered Salvadoran
Voice of AmericaPope Beatifies Murdered Salvadoran ArchbishopVoice of AmericaHundreds of thousands of worshippers converged on the Salvadoran capital Saturday to witness the the beatification of the late Archbishop Oscar Romero. A papal declaration leaves the assassinated prelate one step from Roman Catholic sainthood. Romero ...Angelenos to celebrate Oscar Romero's beatificationLos Angeles Timesall 267 news articles »
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 3:03 pm
3 Decades After Galvanizing Hate Crime,
Belfast Telegraph3 Decades After Galvanizing Hate Crime, Ireland's Gays Hail VoteNew York TimesDUBLIN — Many of the young voters so pivotal to the successful campaign to legalize same-sex marriage in Ireland were not even born when the country's version of New York's Stonewall Riots occurred. In 1982, Declan Flynn, a 31-year-old homosexual, ...Ireland votes overwhelmingly in favor of same-sex marriageCNNCouple plan big day as Ireland set to back gay marriageTimes of IndiaIreland passes same-sex marriage referendum with 62 percent of the voteFox News LatinoBBC News -Irish Independentall 2,594 news articles »
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 2:35 pm
Nigerian Senator-Elect Wanted for US Drug
CHANNELS TELEVISIONNigerian Senator-Elect Wanted for US Drug Deal Put Under House ArrestWall Street JournalNigerian drug agents Saturday surrounded the house of a senator-elect wanted by the U.S. for his alleged involvement in a nearly 20-year-old heroin deal that is said to be the basis for the TV hit “Orange Is the New Black.” Buruji Kashamu is under house ...Drug agency: Nigeria senator-elect wanted in US for drug deal under arrest ...Minneapolis Star Tribuneall 66 news articles »
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 2:30 pm
Netanyahu thanks US for blocking Mideast
YnetnewsNetanyahu thanks US for blocking Mideast nuclear initiativeYnetnewsUS blocks global document aimed at ridding world of nuclear weapons, saying Egypt and other states tried to 'cynically manipulate' the process by setting deadline for Israel and its neighbors to meet within months. Reuters, AP ...Israel thanks US for stand on Mideast nuclear arms ban at UNReutersNetanyahu thanks Kerry: US met its commitment to Israel over nuclear issueHaaretzUS blocks nuclear disarmament document over Israel, Moscow fumesRTall 173 news articles »
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 2:26 pm
Saudi suicide bombers identified - New
Al-BawabaSaudi suicide bombers identifiedNew Zealand HeraldA Bahraini Shiite protestor shouts slogans amid tear gas smoke during clashes with riot police on May 23, 2015. Photo / Getty Images. Saudi Arabia has identified the suicide bomber who killed 21 worshipers at a mosque for the minority Shiite community and ...Isis threatens 'black days' for Shia MuslimsThe Times (subscription)No room for sectarianismArab NewsISIS Claims Responsibility for Bombing at Saudi MosqueNew York TimesThe Guardianall 1,112 news articles »
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 2:23 pm
Tens of thousands turn up for funeral of
Tens of thousands of people turned out at a mass funeral in eastern Saudi Arabia for 21 Shi'ite Muslims killed last week in a suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State, a Reuters witness said. Saudi security forces stayed away from the funeral in Qatif, as delegates converged on the city from various regions in the eastern province, where most of the country's Shi'ite Muslim minority live, to attend the burial. "Here I am, O Hussein," the crowd chanted, invoking the name of Prophet Mohammad's grandson Imam Hussein, one of the most revered figures in Shi'ite Islam, as they marched toward the cemetery behind the flower-covered coffins, held shoulder-high by local men.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 11:21 am
Texas governor declares states of emergency,
The governor of Texas on Monday declared states of disaster in 24 counties, citing the severe weather and flash flooding that have killed at least two people.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 11:19 am
Obama pays tribute to fallen service members
President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the nation's fallen service members at Arlington National Cemetery, laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns and saying Americans "can never fully repay the debt" to those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 11:11 am
Fighter Jets Scramble Following Reports of
An Air France plane was escorted to JFK Airport in New York City this morning after an anonymous threat was made against the flight -- one of several threats made to multiple airplanes bound for different U.S. airports, law enforcement officials told ABC News. Authorities said that the decision to have the plane escorted by two fighter jets was done "out of an abundance of caution" after the Maryland State Police McHenry Barrack, in Garrett County received an anonymous call of a “chemical weapons threat” aboard Air France Flight 22, which was en route from Paris to New York City airport.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 10:50 am
Conservative challenger Duda wins Polish
Conservative challenger Andrzej Duda has won Poland's presidential election and ousted the incumbent in a runoff vote, according to official results Monday.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 10:29 am