Rev. Rafael Reatiga asked his parishioners to pray for him and gave the choirmaster a list of songs for his funeral shortly before he was found shot to death together with another Roman Catholic priest, a Colombian prosecutor said Tuesday. Authorities initially suspected robbery when Reatiga’s body was found along with that of Rev. Richard..
Russia plunged back into the disputes over energy with Ukraine and Belarus that have repeatedly disrupted oil and gas supplies to European Unioncountries, and it also termed EU energy policy as "uncivilized". Russia on Friday denied remarks by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko that it [more]
Don’t be surprised if your doctor asks you to sit on the floor at your next checkup. A new study says testing a person’s ability to sit down and then rise from the floor could provide useful insight into their overall health and longevity. [more]
North Korea's next step after rattling the world by putting a satellite into orbit for the first time will likely be a nuclear test, the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state. A nuclear test would be the logical follow-up to [more]
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QY_Gc1bF8ds Dec. 21, 2012, has long been rumored to be the day of the Mayan apocalypse, when Earth comes to its inglorious end. The good folks at NASA want you to know that isn't going to happen. In fact, NASA is so [more]
South Korea can now produce missiles that can reach all of North Korea as part of a new deal with Washington that's a response to the North's own growing weapons stockpile. There were restrictions put on their missile production by Washington to try and deter [more]
A man and three members of his family were jailed for a total of 58 years yesterday after being convicted of murdering his pregnant wife claiming she was possessed by evil spirits. One of the four smothered 21-year-old Nalia Mumtaz while the others held [more]
A 16-year-old girl and her 17-year-old lover committed suicide in southern Bangladesh on Valentine’s Day after the girl was forced to marry another man, police said Tuesday. The bodies of Mitu Molla and Soud Sheikh were found with "each of their hands tied together with a scarf" after they jumped from a mobile phone tower..
Michele Grasso, 27, in the Oval Office at Madame Tussauds with President Obama in a picture posted on his Facebook profile An Italian drugs fugitive has been jailed after posting pictures of himself with a waxwork of Barack Obama in Madame Tussauds in London on his open Facebook profile. Michele Grasso, 27, was caught out..
It’s just been revealed that director Son Moon Kwon had committed suicide on January 21st. Son Moon Kwon is famous for directing SBS‘s popular drama, ‘New Tales of Gisaeng‘, alongside his wife, screenwriter Im Sung Han. Duri ng a recent interview, PD Son’s family stated, “Son had hung himself by the stairs in his home..
The host, who has worked at KUSA-TV in Denver, Colorado for the past 15 years, was attacked by Max, an 85 pound Argentine mastiff earlier this week. The three year-old dog and its owner, Michael Robinson, had appeared on her station’s popular news show on Wednesday to discuss the pet’s rescue from a local frozen..
TV grabs show ministers watching porn inside the assembly on a cell phone Three Indian politicians from a morally conservative party, including a women’s affairs minister, resigned today after being caught watching porn on a mobile phone during a session of state parliament. News channels broadcast footage showing Karnataka state Minister for Cooperation Laxman Savadi..
A celebration after the August 2010 decision (AP/Jeff Chalu) The 9th Circuit Court in California struck down as unconstitutional the state’s voter-passed ban on gay marriage Tuesday, ruling 2-1 that it violates the rights of gay Californians. "Proposition 8 serves no purpose, and has no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity..
Move over Chilean sea bass, Peruvians are raising a giant Amazon fish and sending it abroad to answer growing cries for sustainable seafood in haute cuisine. Farm-raised, fresh-water Paiche have journeyed from the murky Amazon to restaurants in cities from Houston to Paris. The low-fat, mercury-free white fish may soon be available at select U.S...
Asia’s richest woman, Australian mining magnate Gina Rinehart, threatened to axe her children’s ransom insurance as a bitter legal dispute raged over a family trust, according to reports. Rinehart, 57, is locked in a court battle with three of her four children over control of a trust worth an estimated Aus$3 billion (US$3.2 billion). The..
Queen Elizabeth II marked 60 years on the throne Monday with a message thanking all those who have supported her over her reign and reaffirming her dedication to serving the British people. Tributes from British officials poured in to honor the 85-year-old monarch on Accession Day. She ascended the throne when her father, George VI,..
The Vatican has denied that the pope performed an exorcism on the men. Photograph by: Stefano Carofei-Pool/Getty Images, National Post A blessing by Pope Benedict XVI exorcised the devil from two howling men during a general audience in St. Peter’s Square in 2009, a leading Catholic exorcist says in an upcoming book. Extracts from the..
Joe Green is most likely the Facebook roommate you’ve never heard of, but the Harvard graduate is trying to make a difference in the world, with friends. Green lacks the name recognition of company co-creator Mark Zuckerberg , or even Eduardo Saverin, who famously helped launch Facebook, although he was there with the Internet entrepreneurs..