Saturday, April 14, 2007

Islamist Group Denies Report of Hoyer Invitation to Visit Congress

The Muslim Brotherhood has denied an Egyptian newspaper report saying that a visiting delegation led by House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer had invited members of the radical Islamist group to visit the U.S. Congress. Read

Exiled Russian Dissident Wants to Topple Putin

Russian prosecutors plan legal action against an exiled business tycoon who told a British newspaper on Friday that he is funding a bid to oust President Vladimir Putin's regime. Read

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Top Democrat Meets With Radical Islamists

( - Shortly after House Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi took flak for her controversial visit to Damascus, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer met in Egypt with leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamist network that spawned Hamas. Read

Saturday, April 07, 2007

British Servicemen Deny They Were in Iranian Waters, Describe Ordeal

British sailors and marines who were held hostage in Iran for 13 days told a press conference in Devon, England, on Friday that they had been arrested in what were undoubtedly Iraqi waters. Read

Friday, April 06, 2007

Warning: Your Flight is Bad For the Planet's Health

British airlines reacted with derision Thursday to a left-leaning think tank's recommendation that the U.K. government introduce tobacco-style "health warnings" on air travel advertising and at airports - to draw attention to aviation's alleged impact on the earth's climate in a bid to tackle travelers' "addiction to flying." Read

Thursday, April 05, 2007

Another 'Adult' Stem Cell Success Reported Ahead of Senate Debate

A week before the U.S. Senate again grapples with the explosive issue of embryonic stem cell research, one of the most stunning reported advances in bio-technology in years comes from stem cells not harvested from human embryos but derived from a non-controversial source. Read