Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Palestinians managed to convince the United Nations agency UNESCO that the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem faces imminent danger, in part because the church needs repairs and in part because Israel maintains sovereignty over the West Bank region. The church was listed as “an endangered world heritage site” which, according to the Associated Press, […]

The Associated Press infamously asked, what comes after Senator Kennedy? Apparently Massachusetts State Senator James Marzilli is looking to become an honorary Kennedy. Marzilli, 50, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to six charges that he tried to grope one woman and harass another in Lowell Tuesday. He was released on $1,500 bail and is due back […]

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe may not go gently into that good night. Intruders ransacked offices of the main opposition party and police detained foreign journalists Thursday in an ominous sign that President Robert Mugabe might turn to intimidation and violence in trying to stave off an electoral threat to his 28-year rule. Earlier, Mugabe apparently launched […]

I’m shocked. Politicians manipulating the data for political purposes? Say it ain’t so. The Washington Post is reporting the United Nations will dramatically reduce their estimates of the size and growth of the AIDS epidemic in Africa. Critics are charging the numbers were inflated to get more money. (Ht: McBride) Having millions fewer people with […]

I’m shocked. Politicians manipulating the data for political purposes? Say it ain’t so. The Washington Post is reporting the United Nations will dramatically reduce their estimates of the size and growth of the AIDS epidemic in Africa. Critics are charging the numbers were inflated to get more money. (Ht: McBride) Having millions fewer people with […]