World News Updates
Thursday Sept. 25, 2008
US generals planning for resource wars
ANALYSIS: The US military sees the next 30 to 40 years as involving a state of continuous war against ideologically-motivated terrorists and competing with Russia and China for natural resources and markets, writes Tom Clonan.
Naomi Klein: Financial crisis part of Bush 'shock doctrine'
The bailout of Wall Street’s largest players by the federal government is another example of the Bush administration pursuing a corporate agenda at the expense of average Americans, a prominent author argued on Friday.
Study Finds Major Shift in Abortion Demographics
The face of women who have abortions has shifted significantly in the past 30 years, with relatively fewer white childless teenagers and more mothers of color in their 20s and 30s opting to terminate their pregnancies, according to a report being released today.
Russian warships set sail for manoeuvres near US waters
Squadron heads to venezuela for november wargames
A fleet of Russian warships led by a massive missile cruiser set sail from their Arctic base on Monday for naval exercises off Venezuela near US waters that have not been seen since the Cold War.
Pennsylvania Town Says Couple Runs Swingers' Club Inside Church
A Pennsylvania couple is fighting to maintain a church they run from a Huntingdon Township home, which officials say is really a raunchy swingers club where single men have to pay for access but women come for free.
Iraq's first Christian militia takes a stand
With Kalashnikovs slung over their shoulders, Iraq's first Christian militia enforces one simple rule on the border of this little village: 'Anyone not from Tel Asquf, is banned.'