American held by al Qaeda in Pakistan urges Obama for help

ISLAMABAD Thu Dec 26, 2013 7:06am EST (Reuters) – A U.S. development worker kidnapped in Pakistan by al Qaeda two years ago appealed to President Barack Obama to intervene and help negotiate his release, in a video released on Thursday. In a 13-minute […]

by · December 27, 2013 · News, World News

Utah officials suspect bald eagle deaths linked to die-off of shore birds

BY LAURA ZUCKERMAN Thu Dec 26, 2013 9:43pm EST (Reuters) – The tally of unexplained bald eagle deaths in Utah this month rose to 20 on Thursday as state wildlife officials looked for possible links to diseases suspected in a […]

by · December 27, 2013 · Domestic News, News

Philadelphia court overturns priest’s conviction in sex cover-up

Monsignor William Lynn walks from the courthouse as the jury deliberates in his sexual abuse trial in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in this June 4, 2012, file photo. CREDIT: REUTERS/TIM SHAFFER/FILES BY DAVE WARNER PHILADELPHIA Thu Dec 26, 2013 6:22pm EST (Reuters) – […]

by · December 27, 2013 · Domestic News, News

Connecticut police to release Newtown massacre documents Friday

BY EDITH HONAN NEW YORK Thu Dec 26, 2013 8:39pm EST (Reuters) – Connecticut state police plan to release a trove of documents on Friday tied to their investigation of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School last year that […]

by · December 27, 2013 · Domestic News, News

China Expands into Antarctica

BEIJING (Reuters) – China will expand its presence in Antarctica by building a fourth research base and finding a site for a fifth, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday, as the country steps up its

by · December 27, 2013 · Business, World News

Sales during the 2013 U.S. holiday season grew from a year earlier

A man plays a violin in front of a shop window decorated with Christmas sales signs in Prague December 24, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny (Reuters) – Sales during the 2013 U.S. holiday season grew from a year earlier as retailers […]

by · December 27, 2013 · Business
Governor and Mrs. Spitzer End Marriage

Governor and Mrs. Spitzer End Marriage

Former New York State Governor and Democratic candidate for New York City Comptroller Eliot Spitzer speaks during his Democratic primary election night event in New York, September 10, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Lott By Eric M. Johnson (Reuters) – Former New York […]

by · December 27, 2013 · Local News

Philanthropist Edgar Bronfman president of the World Jewish Congress, died at his New York home on Saturday aged 84.

Seagram Company Limited President and CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr. (C) is flanked by his father Edgar Bronfman (L) and uncle Charles Bronfmam as they arrive for the company’s annual shareholders meeting in Montreal, December 5, 2000. NEW YORK (Reuters) – […]

by · December 27, 2013 · World News

Bronx Park East Community Association Par-tay!

Bronx Park East Community Association “B-PECA” Representing the Pelham Parkway North, Bronxdale & Allerton Communities Wishing you a Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays! We Hope that these days bring you Happiness, Peace & Spiritual Nourishment. You and your Family are […]

by · December 26, 2013 · Bulletin Board

The Spanish king’s traditional Christmas Eve address did not air on Catalonia’s public television

Spanish King Juan Carlos speaks during his traditional Christmas message at Zarzuela Palace in Madrid December 24, 2013. REUTERS/Andres Ballesteros By Fiona Ortiz MADRID (Reuters) – The Spanish king’s traditional Christmas Eve address did not air on Catalonia’s public television […]

by · December 26, 2013 · World News
Pope Francis on Thursday denounced discrimination against Christians

Pope Francis on Thursday denounced discrimination against Christians

  Pope Francis waves during his Angelus prayer in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican December 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tony Gentile VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis on Thursday denounced discrimination against Christians, including in countries where religious freedom is in […]

by · December 26, 2013 · World News

President Obama Visits Troops On Christmas Day.

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and first lady Michelle Obama greet military personnel during a Christmas day visit to Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe, Hawaii December 25, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque By Ros Krasny KANOEHE BAY, Hawaii (Reuters) – U.S. […]

by · December 26, 2013 · Domestic News
Pope Francis Vists with Pope Emeritus Benedict On Christmas Day

Pope Francis Vists with Pope Emeritus Benedict On Christmas Day

Pope Francis (L) shakes hands with Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI at the Mater Ecclesiae monastery at the Vatican, December 23, 2013. REUTERS/Osservatore Romano VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis made a Christmas visit to Pope Emeritus Benedict on Monday and […]

by · December 26, 2013 · Uncategorized

Pope Francis Calls On Atheists To Join With Believers And Work For World Peace

Pope Francis waves as he delivers his first “Urbi et Orbi” (to the city and world) message from the balcony overlooking St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican December 25, 2013. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) –   Pope Francis, celebrating […]

by · December 26, 2013 · World News
China lands Unmanned Spacecraft on the Moon

China lands Unmanned Spacecraft on the Moon

By Pete Sweeney SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China landed an unmanned spacecraft on the moon on Saturday, state media reported, in the first such

by · December 26, 2013 · Science