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Arab League may back no-fly zone

CAIRO (Reuters) – Arab states meeting in Cairo are likely to back the idea of a no-fly zone over Libya, an Egyptian official said, in a decision that will provide the regional support NATO has said is needed for any military action. Libyan rebels trying to end Muammar Gaddafi’s rule…

NATO allies debate Libya military option

BRUSSELS — As US warships entered the Mediterranean Wednesday, NATO allies were divided on whether to use military might in Libya while Moamer Kadhafi warned that any Western foray would leave thousands dead. The United States and Britain have raised the possibility of creating a no-fly zone to prevent Kadhafi…

‘Pro-life’ group puts bunny in blender in push for cuts to women’s health

A new video from an anti-abortion group begins with this tagline: “Imagine the government giving hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars every year to a company that does this.” A nurse then plops a cute bunny into a blender, and the screen fades to black as the blender ostensibly churchs…

Obama says Vick deserves second chance

US President Barack Obama says disgraced National Football League quarterback Michael Vick deserves a second chance after serving a jail sentence for his involvement in a dog-fighting ring. White House spokesman Bill Burton says the president told Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie that people in Vick’s position should be able…

Bachmann says Bill Clinton trying to ‘take me out’

The Minnesota Republican congresswoman who claimed that President Barack Obama nationalized “51 percent” of the economy has concocted a yet stranger fiction. She believes former President Bill Clinton is trying to “take me out.” “Because I’m using a statement like ‘gangster,’ I’m responsible for creating the climate of hate that…

Israel denies plans for mass expulsions of Palestinians

JERUSALEM — Israel’s army denied on Monday that it plans to carry out mass expulsions of Palestinians living in the West Bank after a new military policy entered into force. The policy “will make it possible to better defend those those affected by an order of repatriation because it envisages…

Shiite group claims kidnapping of US contractor in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AFP) - – A Shiite Islamist group on Saturday said it has kidnapped an American military contractor in Iraq and warned of attacks, hours after an Internet video showed the captive man wearing US military uniform.…

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