More than 100 dead as militants, Egyptian army clash in North Sinai

The militants' assault, a significant escalation in violence in the peninsula that lies between Israel, the Gaza Strip and the Suez Canal, was the second high-profile attack in Egypt this week. On Monday, a bomb killed the prosecutor-general in Cai

Egypt fights for Mubarak’s millions – Al

The Egyptian Ministry of Justice received an official letter June 17 from the Swiss public prosecutor's office indicating that the investigations related to the accusation of Mubarak and his regime of joining and supporting a criminal organization h

Egypt military pounds Sinai militants, kills 23

CAIRO: The Egyptian military pounded Islamist militant positions and killed 23 extremists in dawn raids in Sinai Thursday, a day after an unprecedented assault by ISIS-linked extremists in the restive peninsula that undermined government efforts to

Egyptian President Wants Tougher Action on Terror

CAIRO—President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi vowed to strengthen Egypt's antiterror laws on Tuesday after he presided over the funeral for the country's slain top prosecutor. The prosecutor Hisham Barakat was killed by a car bomb near his motorcade on Monday, ...

Bloody ISIS campaign spills across region, into Egypt

Egyptian military spokesman Brig. Gen. Mohamed Samir told CNN Thursday that the situation in the Sinai was now "100% under control." He also said that the Muslim Brotherhood -- banned as a terrorist organization in Egypt -- was "behind all of t

Pamela Geller Files Lawsuit To Get Muhammad Cartoons on D.C Metro

Pamela Geller has been unapologetic for her anti-Islamic stance ever since achieving public recognition after the American Freedom Defense Initiative came under attack for holding a Draw Muhammad cartoon contest. On Wednesday, Geller continued he

Beatles cartoonist swings through Iowa

In the early 1960s, when a television producer asked the graphic artist Ron Campbell if he might like to make a cartoon about an upstart group called The Beatles, the artist was skeptical. "I mean, Jiminy Cricket was OK, but for the most part, insec

NYT Bans Mohammad Cartoons – Runs This Instead . . .

Earlier this week the New York Times published a portrait of Pope Benedict XVI made completely out of condoms. The decision to publish Niki Johnsons “artwork” called “Eggs Benedict” stands in sharp contrast to the Mohammad cartoons that ran in the ...

NYT Passes on Muhammed Cartoons, But Prints Condom Pope

When asked by the Examiner why the Times would happily run a several-hundred-word article on a portrait of Pope Benedict made out of condoms, currently being exhibited somewhere in Wisconsin, they explained that, unlike the Muhammed cartoon

McClatchy Cartoons for the week of June 28, 2015

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BP Oil Spill Cartoons

BP has agreed to pay a record $18.7 billion to settle federal and state claims against it for its role in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, sidestepping years of litigation with a promise to pour funds for nearly two decades into efforts to repair va

5 current kids cartoons that adults need to be watching

Cartoons are like any other medium: they run the gamut from “Oh God I can feel myself getting dumber from watching this” to “This show better get nominated for an Emmy.” The latter category has recently been dominated by animation created specifical

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Death toll from capsized Philippine ferry rises to 51

(Removes garble from headline). MANILA, July 3 (Reuters) - The death toll from a capsized Philippine ferry rose to 51 on Friday as rescuers tried to right the overturned vessel and found more bodies, a coast guard official said. The motorised, wood

Officials to Begin Lifting Evacuation After Train Derailment

Preparations began Friday to allow thousands of eastern Tennessee residents to return to their homes after a CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire. About 5,000 people within a mile-and-a-half radius of the crash site wer

Aetna to buy Humana for $37 billion, creating nation’s No. 2 health insurer

Aetna will spend $37 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal healthcare overhaul. lRelated Put aside politics and improve healthcare, Obama says · Nation

WikiLeaks’ Assange Seeks Asylum in France; President Says No

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has failed in a bid to win asylum in France. Assange wrote a letter to French President Francois Hollande published in Le Monde on Friday, appealing to France's history as a beacon for the repressed. He noted that 

Iran nuclear talks in endgame, negotiators push on sticking points

VIENNA A year and half of nuclear talks between Iran and major powers were creeping towards the finish line on Friday as negotiators wrestled with sticking points including questions about Tehran's past atomic research. Iran is in talks with the United ...

Tech jobs rise, but ‘silicon’ vision a stretch

Such phrases often come up these days when talk turns to metro Atlanta's tech industry. A string of jobs announcements and a growing cluster of tech businesses in Midtown have spawned talk that the sector will soon justify such a memorable moniker,

RB reflects on committing to Georgia Tech over FSU

4) Will Georgia Tech beat UGA again this season? “I know they can beat Georgia again. Georgia is the enemy to me now, so they better beat Georgia this year. They really don't have a choice. I'm a confident person. This is my last year in high scho

‘Cloud tax’ upsets Chicago tech community: ‘Life just got 9 percent harder’

Reports on Wednesday of the “cloud tax” took many Chicagoans by surprise, leaving providers and consumers of streaming and cloud services scrambling to understand the implications. Technology companies, among the heaviest users of cloud services

Ranking Texas Tech football’s 2015 roster: Nos. 10-6

Alfredo Morales, Sr. OG: He's made 23 starts in three years, bouncing back from a medical-redshirt season in 2011 en route to becoming one of the most reliable Texas Tech starters. Along with tackle Le'Raven Clark, Morales' at left guard makes the Re