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Grand Mufti of Egypt condemns Brussels terror attacks in debate with MEPs

Grand Mufti of Egypt condemns Brussels terror attacks in debate with MEPs

BRUXELLES, 22 march 2016- In his opening remarks Foreign Affairs Committee chair Elmar Brok (EPP, DE) emphasized that terrorist attacks must not stop dialogue and cooperation between Egypt and the…

The Spokesman for the ONU Secretary-General on the terrorist attacks in Belgium

The Spokesman for the ONU Secretary-General on the terrorist attacks in Belgium

New York, 22 March 2016- The Secretary-General strongly condemns the terrorist bombings today in Brussels. He extends his heartfelt condolences to the victims and their families, and expresses his solidarity…

Cubans feel excitement, suspicion as Obama visit nears

Cubans feel excitement, suspicion as Obama visit nears

HAVANA, march, 20 2016 — As President Obama prepares to land in Cuba on Sunday evening, the first visit to Cuba by a U.S. president in nearly 90 years, Cubans…

Australian teenager in Syria says he feels betrayed over cancelled passport

Australian teenager in Syria says he feels betrayed over cancelled passport

LONDON, march, 13 2016- A Queensland teenager stranded in Syria after the Australian government cancelled his passport last month has said he feels betrayed, let down and that he has…

Detroit: Federal appeals panel overturns Rasmieh Odeh conviction

Detroit: Federal appeals panel overturns Rasmieh Odeh conviction

DETROIT, February, 25 2016- A federal appeals court has overturned the conviction of Rasmieh Odeh, a former Michigan woman found guilty of lying on immigration formsabout her alleged role in bombings…

At funeral Mass, Justice Scalia eulogized as a man of faith as well as law

At funeral Mass, Justice Scalia eulogized as a man of faith as well as law

WASHINGTON, february 20, 2016– — Forever combative about the law, the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was remembered Saturday as a man whose deeply held religious faith brought him peace Rather than…

Apollo Astronaut Edgar Mitchell Dies at Age 85

Apollo Astronaut Edgar Mitchell Dies at Age 85

West Palm Beach, Fla., FEB, 6 2016– Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, lunar module pilot on Apollo 14, passed away Thursday in West Palm Beach, Fla., on the eve of the 45th…

Historic blizzard dumps 26 inches of snow across NYC

Historic blizzard dumps 26 inches of snow across NYC

NEW YORK, january, 24 2016- The epic blizzard of 2016 went down in history as New York City’s second largest snowstorm, dumping 26.8 inches. The storm packed a paralyzing punch…