World News Updates

Monday July 28, 2008

Russia Wields RICO Law Against U.S. Bank
Racketeering Law Applied In Moscow Court In $22.5B Lawsuit Against Bank Of New York Mellon Russian authorities are hoping to make legal history by applying an American racketeering law in a Moscow court as they seek to recover billions of dollars in damages from the Bank of New York Mellon.

NASA astronaut Edgar Mitchell claims alien contact cover-up
Former NASA astronaut and moon-walker Dr Edgar Mitchell - a veteran of the Apollo 14 mission - has stunningly claimed aliens exist.

Holy Moses! PBS documentary suggests Exodus not real
Abraham didn't exist? The Exodus didn't happen? The Bible's Buried Secrets, a new PBS documentary, is likely to cause a furor.

New Heroes Rule the Screen as Marvel Sits out Comic-Con
No one would have been surprised if anticipation for this year's Comic-Con were watered down a bit.

'Disaster' Looms Over 15 Million in Africa's Horn, WFP Warns
The World Food Program said $403 million is urgently needed to feed the hungry people in Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya and Uganda until the end of the year, according to Agence France-Presse.

Belarus Fined Christian For Bible Study Group
A Christian in Belarus has been fined the equivalent of nine months minimum wage salary for attempting to organise an informal Bible study and discussion group, Christian rights investigators said Wednesday, July 23.

Televangelist's family prospers from ministry
Here in the gentle hills of north Texas, televangelist Kenneth Copeland has built a religious empire teaching that God wants his followers to prosper.