The director of corporate giving for Google Inc. has resigned in protest from the board of a Christian aid organization after the charity reversed its decision to hire employees in same-sex marriages. Read More: Google Executive Resigns from World Vision Board over Decision to Affirm Traditional Marriage.
The stunning revelation came from Adm. Robert Papp, commandant of the Coast Guard, in a Jan. 8 session with cadets that was captured in a video obtained by Buzzfeed under a Freedom of Information Act request. “We were called into the Oval Office and President Obama looked all five service chiefs in the eye […]
John Kerry said a lot of possibilities were in play, even though a dispute threatens to derail his efforts to extend negotiations beyond this month. Read More: BBC News – Premature to write off Middle East peace talks – Kerry.
Read Irvin’s thoughts on the matter: Sign of the Four Blood Moons Sky watchers are getting ready for an evening of special viewing when a total lunar eclipse arrives just after midnight on April 15.What’s more, this begins a rare sequence of four total lunar eclipses expected over the next two years. Read More: Blood […]
Israel has called off a planned release of Palestinian prisoners meant to advance peacemaking and called for the US-sponsored negotiations to be reviewed, an official briefed on the talks said on Thursday. Read More: Israel cancels fourth prisoner release | JPost | Israel News.
The current crisis in the US-sponsored peace talks does not mean that the Palestinian Authority is planning to walk out of the negotiations with Israel, Palestinians in Ramallah emphasized Thursday. Read More: Analysis: Despite crisis, Palestinians will continue peace talks | JPost | Israel News.
Quitting the European Union would leave Britain could no longer call itself ‘Great’, the French foreign minister. Laurent Fabius claimed any move to by the UK to sever ties with Brussels would leave the country diminished on the world stage as ‘Small Britain’. The extraordinary intervention came as Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage prepared to […]
Privacy advocates and other critics of the National Security Agency’s methods of intelligence collection are warily praising the Obama administration’s proposed changes to gathering vast swaths of data, while still insisting that more details and further action is needed. The White House on Thursday morning issued a new fact sheet describing the steps it […]