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  • Young Turks (Mark Steyn)

    08/14/2014 4:59:57 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 16 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | August 13, 2014 | Mark Steyn
    A Tweet from Yasmina Haifi: ISIS heeft niets met Islam te maken ...is vooropgezet plan van zionisten die bewust Islam willen zwart maken Which translated into English means roughly: ISIS has nothing to do with Islam. It's a preconceived plan by Zionists who want to deliberately blacken Islam's name. Who is Yasmina Haifi? She's an official at the Dutch Ministry of Justice who serves as project leader at the Netherlands' National Cyber Security Center. And she thinks Isis is a Zionist plot to make Islam look bad. She could be right. On the other hand, maybe Yasmina Haifi is a...
  • Iranians vs. ‘Hanging Judges’

    08/06/2014 6:02:24 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 2 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | Aug 5, 2014 | Stephen Schwartz
    Abulghasem Salavati, who heads Branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran, is known as one of Iran’s “hanging judges.” ...an Iranian opposition advocate now living in Norway, described Salavati ordering half a dozen death sentences against protestors in the reformist “Green movement” of 2009. More than 100 participants in the “Green movement” were charged in a mass show trial held in Tehran that year, over which Salavati presided. ... Mohammad Moghiseh, has meanwhile sentenced eight Iranian Facebook users—six men and two women—to a total of 127 years in prison. ... such verdicts “go beyond what Iran’s own laws dictate.”...
  • Israeli soldier captured, 70 Palestinians reported dead in worst day of conflict

    Seventy Palestinians were killed Sunday in a heavy bombardment of a Gaza neighborhood and 13 Israeli soldiers were slain in the most intense day of fighting in Israel’s current offensive against Hamas fighters, officials said. The Hamas military also announced its fighters had captured an Israeli soldier. Abu Obaida, a spokesman for the Al Qassam Brigades, appeared on Hamas TV to announce the soldier had been taken prisoner. Minutes later, there were fireworks in the streets and shouts of “God is great!” from loudspeakers in mosques. An Israeli military spokeswoman said the army was investigating the claim.
  • Iran, six powers agree to four-month extension of nuclear talks

    07/18/2014 3:35:54 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 7 replies
    Reuters ^ | Parisa Hafezi and Fredrik Dahl
    Iran and six world powers on Friday agreed to a four-month extension of negotiations on a long-term nuclear deal that would gradually end sanctions on Tehran in exchange for curbs on its nuclear programme, diplomats close to the talks said. Iran, the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China had set a July 20 deadline to complete a long-term agreement that would resolve the decade-old dispute over Tehran's nuclear ambitions. But diplomats said they were unable to overcome significant differences on major sticking points
  • ‘Please Stop Helping Us’

    07/09/2014 4:32:16 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 12 replies
    Nat'l Review ^ | 7-8-14 | Thomas Sowell
    Back in the heyday of the British Empire, a man from one of the colonies addressed a London audience. “Please do not do any more good in my country,” he said. “We have suffered too much already from all the good that you have done.” That is essentially the message of an outstanding new book by Jason Riley about blacks in America. Its title is Please Stop Helping Us. Its theme is that many policies designed to help blacks are in fact harmful, sometimes devastatingly so. These counterproductive policies range from minimum-wage laws to “affirmative action” quotas
  • The Sons of Iraq Abandoned By Their American Allies

    07/02/2014 10:49:32 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 17 replies
    WSJ ^ | July 1, 2014 | Philip 'PJ' Dermer
    ... Now the ISIS killers are slaughtering them. -excerpt- The Sahwa's decision to ally with us was the primary contributor to the calming of central Iraq from 2007-09. Without the Sahwa, I suspect the outcome of the vaunted military "surge" would have been vastly different. The number of Iraqis in the Sahwa movement grew into the tens of thousands, as U.S. forces' outreach to small groups of armed men evolved into larger circles of family members, friends and tribal groups. " -excerpt- Still, the goal of our office was to find ways to foster life after the fight with the...
  • Statement by John Raisian, Director of Hoover Institution, Stanford Univ. - Fouad Ajami has died

    06/22/2014 4:41:57 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 6 replies
    It is with profound sadness that we learned of the passing of Fouad Ajami, who lost his battle with cancer on Sunday. Fouad is truly one of the most brilliant Middle East scholars of our time. His Hoover Institution family will forever miss his superb scholarship, quick wit and gentle spirit. As we reflect upon a man whose life and intellectual contributions influenced so many, our thoughts and prayers go to his lovely wife, Michelle. Fouad Ajami was born September 18, 1945 in Arnoun, Lebanon. Ajami was a senior fellow of the Hoover Institution, and more recently the Herbert and...
  • Was Snowden's Heist a Foreign Espionage Operation?

    05/10/2014 7:09:22 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 62 replies
    WSJ ^ | May 9, 2014 | Edward Jay Epstein
    Those who know the files he stole think he was working for a foreign power, perhaps Russia, where he now lives. -excerpt- The vast majority of those [stolen documents] were related to our military capabilities, operations, tactics, techniques and procedures. ...the media and Mr. Snowden's admirers have only his word as to what went on. His detractors are the people who know enough about what happened to conclude that far from being a whistleblower, Mr. Snowden was a participant in an espionage operation...
  • Plane Spotted in Iran Is Registered to Utah Bank

    04/20/2014 8:58:49 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 22 replies
    ABC News ^ | April 19, 2014
    -excerpt- ...non-U.S. citizens have registered 5,600 planes with the Federal Aviation Administration through trustees, concealing the owners' identities. -excerpt- Just five trustees accounted for 3,283 of the planes registered on behalf of non-U.S. citizens....
  • Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck off South Korea

    04/16/2014 8:21:46 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 11 replies
    CNN ^ | April 16, 2014
    Military dive teams worked the dark, cold waters of the Yellow Sea on Wednesday night in a desperate effort to find nearly 300 people who remained missing after the ferry they were taking to a South Korean island resort sank with breathtaking speed. -excerpt- The bulk of those aboard were students and teachers from Seoul's Ansan Danwon High School heading to a four-day trip to Jeju, a resort island considered the Hawaii of Korea. More than 300 students and more than a dozen teachers from the school were on board, according to officials.
  • Special Report: Girl harbored dark secret, fearing she'd be sent away

    03/21/2014 10:09:37 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 10 replies
    On an Internet forum where parents sought takers for adopted children they no longer wanted, a teenager from Haiti was offered more frequently than any other girl. Starting at age 14, Nita Dittenber was passed among four families over two years through a practice called "private re-homing."
  • Westboro church founder Fred Phelps dies

    03/21/2014 4:43:01 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 29 replies
    Fred Phelps -- the founding pastor of a Kansas church known for its virulently anti-gay protests at public events, including military funerals -- has died, the church said Thursday. The 84-year-old died of natural causes at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to church spokesman Steve Drain.
  • Indira minister’s grandson on missing Malaysia Airlines plane

    03/11/2014 6:32:31 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 4 replies
    TIMES OF INDIA ^ | | Mar 10, 2014
    Muktesh, the grandson of Mohan Kumaramangalam —the steel and mines minister in Indira Gandhi's Cabinet, was on the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared and is believed to have crashed in the South China sea. Ironically, Kumaramangalam, too, died in an air crash in May 1973 near Delhi's Palam airport. Muktesh (42), a Canadian resident and vice-president of China operations with Pennsylvania-based Xcoal Energy and Resources, was on board the flight with his Chinese wife Xiaomo Bai (37).
  • Missing Malaysia Airlines flight: ... one of 227 passengers 'was using STOLEN passport'

    03/08/2014 6:14:25 AM PST · by nuconvert · 87 replies
    -excerpt- Louis Maraldi, 37, from Cesena, was named as one of the passengers on board the plane. However, reports in Italy have confirmed that he was NOT on board and that he had reported his passport stolen last August.
  • Putin's Hypocricy - In his own words

    03/02/2014 7:40:21 AM PST · by nuconvert · 19 replies
    NYTimes ^ | Published: September 11, 2013
    From Putin's op-ed on Syria, in the NY Times, September 11, 2013 " We need to use the United Nations Security Council and believe that preserving law and order in today’s complex and turbulent world is one of the few ways to keep international relations from sliding into chaos. The law is still the law, and we must follow it whether we like it or not. Under current international law, force is permitted only in self-defense or by the decision of the Security Council. Anything else is unacceptable under the United Nations Charter and would constitute an act of aggression."
  • 3 dead in attack on Bangkok anti-gov't protesters

    02/24/2014 6:01:23 PM PST · by nuconvert · 8 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | February 23, 2014
    Two young siblings and a woman were killed in an apparent grenade attack against anti-government protesters occupying an upscale shopping area of Thailand's capital on Sunday, the latest violence in a months-long political crisis that is growing bloodier by the day.
  • Mystery poliolike illness affects as many as 25 children in California

    02/24/2014 5:53:49 PM PST · by nuconvert · 61 replies
    Doctors in California say as many as 25 children are suffering from a mysterious, poliolike virus that is leaving them with paralyzed limbs... The cause of most of these cases is not known, health officials say. The average age of the children is 12.
  • Medal of Honor: Lessons of Personal Bravery and Self-Sacrifice (Live webcast)

    On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 at 10 a.m., Medal of Honor Recipients Colonel Bruce Crandall, Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta and Sergeant First Class Leroy Petry will share their stories about mentorship – Who is the hero’s hero? The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest military honor, awarded for personal acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty. Following the lecture, Colonel Crandall, Staff Sergeant Giunta and Sergeant First Class Petry will all sign copies of Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty.
  • U.S. Treasury Says Iran Helping Al Qaeda in Syria

    02/15/2014 3:02:14 PM PST · by nuconvert · 43 replies
    Daily Star ^ | Feb. 7, 2014
    Iran is assisting key Al-Qaeda figures to transfer Sunni fighters into Syria, the Obama administration charged Thursday. The accusation, detailed in new sanctions imposed by the U.S. Treasury department targeting Iranian terror links, indicates Iranian officials are backing opposing sides in the Syrian civil war. Olimzhon Adkhamovich Sadikov, described by the Treasury Department as an Iran-based Islamic Jihad Union facilitator who “operates there with the knowledge of Iranian authorities,” was designated for providing logistical support and funding to Al-Qaeda’s Iran-based network. -excerpt- Sadikov, also known as Jafar al-Uzbeki and Jafar Muidinov, serves as a “key extremist smuggler based in Mashhad,...
  • A Boy and His Dog (tissue alert)

    02/15/2014 3:54:13 AM PST · by nuconvert · 6 replies
    "An English boy with limited mobility formed a special bond with a three-legged dog nobody else wanted." "...(the Anatolian) shepherd had been tied to a railroad track where he was hit, and his tail and one leg had to be amputated."
  • Colorado health-exchange director on paid leave after being accused of embezzlement in Montana

    02/13/2014 6:16:27 AM PST · by nuconvert · 14 replies
    Great Falls Tribune ^ | Feb. 12, 2014
    A director with Colorado’s health-care exchange is on paid leave after it was discovered she has been accused of stealing from a nonprofit housing organization she oversaw in Montana.
  • Insight: After Syria, al Qaeda expanding in Lebanon

    02/01/2014 2:48:24 AM PST · by nuconvert · 6 replies
    Yahoo/Reuters ^ | January 30, 2014
    -excerpt- ...a statement in the name of Abu Sayyaf al-Ansary - described as al Qaeda's commander in Lebanon - said the group had put down roots in Lebanon. -excerpt- Residents say al Qaeda is already calling the shots in some Tripoli neighborhoods and areas of the northern province of Akkar and the Bekaa Valley.
  • Grated radish art from Japan brings the cute to your favourite dishes

    01/29/2014 8:56:11 AM PST · by nuconvert · 3 replies
    If you’ve been keeping up with the amazing 3-D latte art trends going on in Japan’s barista world right now, then you might want to take a look at their savoury counterparts popping up in grated radish form. Instead of swimming in cups of coffee, these adorable home-made creations are taking dips in winter hot pots and stews. Join us as we take a look at some of the cutest critters on offer, from Ghibli characters to sleeping cats, and see just how easy it is to cook up some edible cuteness at home.
  • Report details 'industrial' killing of 11,000 in Assad jails

    01/21/2014 9:50:06 AM PST · by nuconvert · 52 replies
    A Syrian military police photographer has supplied "clear evidence" showing the systematic torture and killing of about 11,000 detainees in circumstances that evoked Nazi death camps, former war crimes prosecutors said. Syrian officials could face war crimes charges as a result of the evidence provided by the photographer, who has defected, the three prosecutors said.
  • Officials: Iranian diplomat killed in Yemen

    01/18/2014 10:42:12 AM PST · by nuconvert · 5 replies
    Gunmen killed an Iranian diplomat in a drive-by shooting in Yemen's capital Saturday, security and medical officials said, the latest attack on Iran's diplomatic corps in the Middle East in recent months.
  • What does Bangkok explosion mean for antigovernment protests?

    01/17/2014 6:49:04 AM PST · by nuconvert · 12 replies
    Demonstrators have been attempting to 'shut down' Bangkok since Monday. Dozens were injured today as violence escalated after days of relative calm. An explosion during an antigovernment march in Bangkok today wounded at least 36 and raised concerns about escalating violence after the protest movement appeared to be losing steam in recent days.
  • Saudi ready to act alone on Iran, Syria: ambassador

    12/18/2013 4:57:19 AM PST · by nuconvert · 35 replies
    The West's policies on Iran and Syria are a "dangerous gamble" and Saudi Arabia is prepared to act on its own to safeguard security in the region, a top Saudi diplomat said. "We believe that many of the West’s policies on both Iran and Syria risk the stability and security of the Middle East," the Saudi ambassador to Britain, Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz, wrote in a commentary in the New York Times
  • Tornado rips through Illinois

    11/17/2013 12:36:04 PM PST · by nuconvert · 20 replies
    A large tornado tore through Washington, Ill., east of Peoria on Sunday, the National Weather Service said, part of a dangerous line of fast-moving storms that ripped through the Midwest
  • Stephens: Axis of Fantasy vs. Axis of Reality

    11/14/2013 4:38:57 AM PST · by nuconvert · 4 replies
    WSJ ^ | Nov. 12, 2013 | Bret Stephens
    France, Israel and Saudi Arabia confront an administration conducting a make-believe foreign policy. When the history of the Obama administration's foreign policy is written 20 or so years from now, the career of Wendy Sherman, our chief nuclear negotiator with Iran, will be instructive. In 1988, the former social worker ran the Washington office of the Dukakis campaign and worked at the Democratic National Committee. That was the year the Massachusetts governor carried 111 electoral votes to George H.W. Bush's 426. In the mid-1990s, Ms. Sherman was briefly the CEO of something called the Fannie Mae Foundation, supposedly a charity...
  • North Korea 'publicly executes 80 people'

    11/11/2013 11:10:52 AM PST · by nuconvert · 26 replies
    North Korea publicly executed around 80 people earlier this month, many for watching smuggled South Korean TV shows, a South Korean newspaper reported Monday. -excerpt- In the eastern port of Wonsan, the authorities gathered 10,000 people in a sports stadium to watch the execution of eight people by firing squad, the source quoted one eyewitness as saying.
  • US reporter held by Venezuelan authorities

    11/09/2013 7:12:53 AM PST · by nuconvert · 1 replies
    A Miami Herald journalist was being held for a second night by Venezuelan authorities after he was detained by security forces while reporting on the country's economic crisis.
  • Missing Wisconsin teen found alive in Mexico 9 years later

    11/08/2013 5:56:08 AM PST · by nuconvert · 14 replies
    - A Wisconsin woman who was a teenager when she disappeared nine years ago has been located in Mexico, living there with her husband and three children, police said on Thursday. Connie McCallister was 16 when she disappeared in 2004. She called her mother a few days later but refused to say where she was. McCallister, now 25, recently told police that she was drugged at a party and her boyfriend took her to Mexico against her will
  • Iran Passes the Point of Nuclear No Return

    11/05/2013 8:33:27 AM PST · by nuconvert · 12 replies
    Commentary Mag. ^ | Oct. 29, 2013 | Jonathan S. Tobin
    "...Olli Heinonen, a former deputy director of the IAEA, said that Iran has, “in a certain way,” already reached the point of no return in its nuclear program. Heinonen confirmed the report released last week by the Institute for Science and International Security that said Iran could enrich enough weapons-grade uranium for a single bomb in about a month." excerpt- If the Iranians have reduced the “breakout time” needed to convert their vast stockpile of low-enriched uranium into nuclear fuel, then even if Tehran agreed to proposals about limiting their enrichment capacity, their path to a weapon is clear. If...
  • Germany finds 1,500 masterpieces looted by Nazis

    11/03/2013 8:26:53 PM PST · by nuconvert · 6 replies
    Nearly 1,500 priceless paintings including works by Picasso and Matisse that were stolen by the Nazis have been discovered in a flat in Munich, a news report said Sunday. -excerpt- The report said the works were thought to be worth around one billion euros ($1.3 billion dollars) on today's market.
  • Calling America: Hello? Hello? Hello? Hello?

    11/03/2013 7:26:05 AM PST · by nuconvert · 32 replies
    NY Times ^ | Thomas L. Friedman
    -excerpt- Whether we were feared or loved, America was always the outsized standard by which all others were compared. -- excerpt- Well, today, to many people, we look like the definition of a drunken driver — like a lifelong mentor who has gone on a binge and is no longer predictable. And, as for defining the future, the country that showed the world how to pull together to put a man on the moon and defeat Nazism and Communism, today broadcasts a politics dominated by three phrases: “You can’t do that,” “It’s off the table” and “The president didn’t know.”
  • Super High Tech Replacement for the Legendary SR-71 Blackbird plane ...

    11/02/2013 7:18:19 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 29 replies
    -excerpt- Lockheed Martin has unveiled plans for a hypersonic spy plane that could fly at Mach 6, twice as fast as its famed SR-71 Blackbird, and said a missile demonstrating the new technology could fly as early as 2018.
  • Two French journalists abducted, killed in northern Mali

    11/02/2013 5:21:19 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 5 replies
    Yahoo/Reuters ^ | Nov. 2, 2013
    Two French radio journalists were killed by gunmen in northern Mali on Saturday shortly after being abducted in the town of Kidal, French and Malian officials said. The French government confirmed that 58-year old Claude Verlon and Ghislaine Dupont, 51, both journalists at RFI radio, had been found dead.
  • Charles Krauthammer Live webcast from Reagan Library tonite, 6pm PST

    11/02/2013 5:11:29 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 47 replies
    Reagan Library ^ | Nov. 2, 2013
    He will discuss his new book, Things That Matter, which is a collection of his writings. (click link above for webcast)
  • Madeleine McCann: A new kidnapping suspect emerges in 2007 case

    11/02/2013 9:07:16 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 5 replies
    -excerpt- British and Portuguese media now report that the leading suspect is Euclides Monteiro, an immigrant who was a restaurant worker at the Ocean Club resort in Praia da Luz, which is where the nearly four-year old Madeleine McCann was last seen. Monteiro was fired shortly before her disappearance and may have kidnapped the girl as an act of revenge against his former employer, according to the Portuguese daily Correio da Manha. Another theory is that Monteiro stumbled upon Madeleine when he was robbing her parents room. Monteiro was a heroine addict, reports the Daily Mirror, and was fired for...
  • Drone strike kills Pakistani Taliban chief: sources

    11/01/2013 10:56:43 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 30 replies
    The head of the Pakistani Taliban was killed by a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan on Friday, several security sources told Reuters, -excerpt- Hakimullah Mehsud, who was believed to be in his mid-30s and was one of Pakistan's most wanted men, has been reported dead several times before. But late on Friday, several intelligence, army and militant sources across Pakistan confirmed he had been killed in the drone strike in the lawless North Waziristan region.
  • Iran launches 'Down with America' awards offering £2,500 for the best photo, cartoon, or article....

    10/27/2013 11:38:45 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 41 replies
    Iran launches 'Down with America' awards offering £2,500 for the best photo, cartoon, or article which demonises the US An award offering cash prizes for the best works of art that stir up hatred for the United States has been launched in Iran. The competition, named Marg bar Amrika, which translates to 'Down with America' or 'Death to America', has a grand prize of 100million Iranian rial, which equates to £2,500. Held in two parts, the contest invites entries on anti-American subjects including 'Why is the US not reliable', 'The US and oppression' and 'The US and global Zionism'.
  • Nigeria army 'kills 74 suspected Boko Haram fighters' in raid

    10/25/2013 8:24:52 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 35 replies
    excerpt- "The operations, which involved ground and aerial assault...led to the destruction of the identified terrorists camps, killing 74 suspected militants," area army spokesman Mohammed Dole said of the Thursday raid in Borno in the northeast, Boko Haram's stronghold. -excerpt- It followed a Monday assault on Boko Haram camps in another part of Borno, which the military said left 37 Islamists dead.
  • Fouad Ajami: A Lawyer Lost in a Region of Thugs

    10/24/2013 5:46:52 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 3 replies
    WSJ ^ | Fouad Ajami
    Obama's foreign policy has been consistent from its first day: Let us reason together. -excerpt- The remarkable thing about President Obama’s diplomacy in the region is that it has come full circle—to the very beginning of his presidency. The promised “opening” to Iran, the pass given to Bashar Assad’s tyranny in Syria, the abdication of the American gains in Iraq and a reflexive unease with Israel—these were hallmarks of the new president’s approach to foreign policy. Now we are simply witnessing the alarming consequences of such a misguided, naïve outlook. -excerpt- Those who run the Islamic Republic of Iran and...
  • White House official fired for caustic tweets. What was he thinking?

    10/23/2013 11:01:34 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 19 replies
    The White House has fired National Security Council official Jofi Joseph for running an anonymous Twitter account that harshly criticized Obama administration policies and members, sometimes in scathingly personal terms. Mr. Joseph was nonproliferation director at the NSC, and was involved in preparing for nuclear negotiations with Iran. He was also poised to move to a top Pentagon job before his abrupt dismissal
  • JIHAD IN AMERICA: THE GRAND DECEPTION Coming to Movie Theatres October 25

    10/21/2013 11:21:54 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 14 replies
    After a successful run in recent film festivals, including award honors in Beverly Hills, Myrtle Beach and New York City, "Jihad in America: The Grand Deception" releases theatrically. Steven Emerson and the Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT), the film's creators, have teamed up with New World Cinemas distribution for Grand Deception's theatrical release, beginning October 25, 2013 in four New York City locations.
  • Female suicide bomber attacks Russian bus, kills six

    10/21/2013 11:03:22 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 11 replies
    (excerpt) The attack, which investigators blamed on a 30-year-old woman from Dagestan - the North Caucasus province at the center of an insurgency - also wounded 28 people, of whom eight were in critical condition, the federal Investigative Committee said.
  • Anyione else having IE problems today?

    10/20/2013 8:58:22 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 33 replies
    me
    For some reason FR & Google are okay, but any other website, including small private sites, connect and then quickly disappear and I get a message that the tab has been recovered and immediately get the following message: We were unable to return you to yahoo.com.(or whatever) Internet Explorer has stopped trying to restore this website. It appears that the website continues to have a problem. I ran into some of this yesterday, but it's definitely worse today.
  • Killer 'clowns' murder Mexican ex-drug capo: official

    10/20/2013 5:30:42 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 20 replies
    The eldest brother of Mexico's once powerful Arellano Felix drug cartel family was killed by gunmen dressed as clowns at a children's party, authorities said Saturday. Francisco Rafael Arellano Felix, 63, was gunned down Friday during a family event Friday in Cabo San Lucas,
  • Iran parliament chief warns over nuclear pressures

    10/20/2013 5:21:40 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 5 replies
    Iran's parliament speaker is warning that too much pressure from the West during nuclear talks could force Iranian lawmakers to call for stepping up atomic work.
  • French 'doctor to the stars' gets 10 years for sex crimes

    10/19/2013 7:49:21 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 1 replies
    A French osteopath whose list of famous clients included Pablo Picasso and Rudolf Nureyev was on Friday sentenced to 10 years in jail for raping and sexually assaulting female patients. (excerpt) The author of several bestsellers and founder of wellness centres, Pallardy and his wife Florence were once hailed by the French media as the country's "First Couple of Health".