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[7 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
WATCH: Wannabe politician Katarzyna Lenart performs striptease in election video

When it comes to showing some skin, many politicians have no apprehensions, especially in Poland.

Technology, US News, World News »

[5 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
World Mourns Steve Jobs’ Death

From world leaders such as U.S. President Barack Obama to colleagues and to former competitors, the message was clear; the world has lost in the death of Steve Jobs a visionary who may never be equaled.

Headline, World News »

[30 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
U.S. drone kills al-Qaeda cleric Awlaki

Anwar al-Awlaki, the American-born leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, was killed Friday in a joint CIA-military airstrike.

Technology, World News »

[27 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Dead Sea Scrolls Now Available Online

Google and the Israel Museum have combined forces to bring the Dead Sea Scrolls online.

Headline, Philippine News »

[27 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Strong typhoon batters Philippines; leaves 8 dead

At least eight people were killed, most of them in Metro Manila, as Typhoon “Pedring” (international codename: Nesat) smashed the Philippines with its strong winds and heavy rainfall.

World News »

[25 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Saudi King Allows Women to Vote

In what may be interpreted as a strategic move to spare the kingdom from the social and political reforms sweeping the Middle East, Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud has said that women will be allowed to vote and run in municipal elections slated for 2015.

World News »

[24 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Vladimir Putin Declares Run for Presidency

The United Russia party officially nominated Vladimir Putin as its presidential candidate for next year’s election, almost assuring that the 58-year-old leader will retake the position he held from 2000 to 2008.

Sports, US News, World News »

[24 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Diana Nyad Tries to Set Swim Record Anew

Diana Nyad will try to defy nature and human endurance anew as she began a non-stop swim from Cuba to Florida late Friday.

Headline, World News »

[20 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Ex-Afghan President Rabbani Assassinated

Terrorists took out another high-profile victim on Tuesday when a lone suicide bomber attacked and killed former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani in his home in the capital Kabul.

Headline, World News »

[19 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Quake Hits Himalayas

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake rocked the Himalayas Sunday evening, causing widespread damage parts of India, Nepal, and Tibet.