Former Taliban officials say U.S. talks started

by -NO AUTHOR- -- KABUL, Afghanistan — Several Taliban negotiators have begun meeting with American officials in Qatar, where they are discussing preliminary trust-building measures, including a possible prisoner exchange, several former more…

Van der Sloot's health deteriorates

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Convicted killer Joran van der Sloot's health has deteriorated since he was moved to a high security prison in Peru, RadarOnline.com reported. The Dutchman, who was jailed for more…

Twitter's new censorship plan rouses global furor

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Twitter, a tool of choice for dissidents and activists around the world, found itself the target of global outrage Friday after unveiling plans to allow country-specific censorship of more…

Count Mexico among deadly failed states

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Editor's Note: The following report is excerpted from Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin, the premium online newsletter published by the founder of WND. Subscriptions are $99 a year or, more…

Winter thaw: Occupy plotting spring chaos

by Aaron Klein -- A coalition of U.S. radical groups, including the Occupy Movement, are preparing protests to target the Democratic National Convention in September in Charlotte, N.C. The Occupy movement is more…

Pentagon seeks mightier bomb vs. Iran

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WALL STREET JOURNAL) WASHINGTON — Pentagon war planners have concluded that their largest conventional bomb isn't yet capable of destroying Iran's most heavily fortified underground facilities, and are more…