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Rocket fired into Israel from Gaza

A rocket fired from Gaza crashed into southern Israel on Sunday, without causing casualties or damage, shortly after the arrival of US Secretary of State John Kerry on a peace bid, police said. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told AFP the rocket landed in an uninhabited sector of the Negev desert,…

Rick Santorum’s plan to revitalize the GOP: Defund Planned Parenthood

In a fundraising email sent Sunday, former Pennsylvanian Sen. Rick Santorum warned that social conservatives were being pushed out of the Republican Party. The former GOP presidential candidate said he had a three point plan to prevent the Republican Party from abandoning social conservatives and destroying itself. His plan consisted…

Iran blames U.S. for provoking North Korea showdown

Iran’s foreign ministry on Sunday urged against “provocative conduct” in the Korean peninsula, saying stability there has been compromised by an American military build-up, media reported. “Our advice to all sides involved is to not stoke tensions by engaging in provocative conduct,” ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said in remarks reported…

NATO air strike kills 10 children in Afghanistan: officials

A NATO air attack in eastern Afghanistan has killed 10 children, officials said Sunday, the latest case of civilian casualties which provoke great anger in the war-torn country. The children were killed during a joint Afghan-NATO operation in the Shigal district of restive Kunar province bordering Pakistan late on Saturday.…

Nazi hunters: Australia has failed to act against Holocaust perpetrators

The Israel branch of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre on Sunday criticised Australia and several other countries for failing to do enough to bring perpetrators of the Holocaust to justice. The centre’s 12th annual report on efforts to hunt down Nazis accuses a raft of nations of failing to prosecute or…

Study shows biking to work will keep you healthy

Bike commuting is one of the most effective ways to promote general healthy, according to new research published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. That’s not a surprise of course, as anyone who spends a lot of time bicycling knows. And of course bicycling has…  …

South Korea says North’s missile launch may be imminent

A top South Korean security official said Sunday that North Korea may test-launch a missile this week, as the United States delayed its own missile test due to soaring tensions on the peninsula. Kim Jang-Soo, chief national security adviser to President Park Geun-Hye, said a test-launch or other provocation could…

Florida Republicans seek investigation into Beyonce’s trip to Cuba

Two US Republican lawmakers want to know if popular American pop star Beyonce and her husband, rap singer Jay-Z, had the US government’s permission to travel to Cuba despite an economic embargo. Representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida on Friday sent a letter to Adam Szubin, director of…

‘World’s greatest chef’ building massive recipe and gastronomic database

From foie gras noodles and liquid olives to air baguettes and mimetic peanuts, much of what elBulli chef Ferran Adria and his team created across their nearly 2,000 dishes defies transcription. Two years after closing the beachside Spanish restaurant — repeatedly lauded as the world’s best by those lucky enough…

Secretary of State John Kerry warns Iran that time is running out on nuclear talks

The United States’ top diplomat warned Iran on Sunday that time is running out on nuclear negotiations between the Islamic republic and world powers. “This is not an endless process. … You can’t just talk for the sake of talking,” Secretary of State John Kerry told a news conference in…

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