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- VIDEO: UK astronaut Peake to go into orbit
The UK astronaut Tim Peake says he is thrilled to have been given the opportunity to go to the International Space Station (ISS).
BBC News. Mon, 20 May 2013 17:36:30 GMT.
- Deadliest attacks in Iraq since US troop pullout
Here is a look at the deadliest attacks in Iraq since the withdrawal of U.S. troops on Dec. 18, 2011:
Miami Herald. Mon, 20 May 2013 14:12 EDT.
- In Marine Umbrella Incident, Republicans Still Deny Obama Is President
Umbrellagate is more proof that Obama's critics cannot acknowledge that he is, indeed, president.
U. S. News & World Report. Mon, 20 May 2013 14:05:00 -0400.
- Syrian troops push back into rebel-held town
Troops have pushed into a rebel-held Syrian town near the Lebanese border, fighting house to house and bombing from the air.
Mail & Guardian. Mon, 20 May 2013 09:43:00 +0200.
- US Sees 'Climate of Intolerance' on Global Religious Freedom
The United States said the right to global religious freedom was challenged last year, with governments often creating a "climate of intolerance" leading to hatred and violence. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 20 May 2013 13:49:52 -0400.
- Scientists Ponder 'Epoch' of Damage to Global Water System
Scientists say a new geologic epoch has begun whereby humans are causing major damage to global water systems. They warn of a planetary transformation comparable to the retreat of the glaciers more than 11,000 years ago. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 20 May 2013 11:47:52 -0400.
- The Hottest Real Estate Markets On Earth
Location, location, location. According to global real estate consultancy, Knight Frank in London, these are the hottest locations to own a home on the planet. Just be extra careful of housing bubbles. ...
By Kenneth Rapoza. Forbes. Sun, 19 May 2013 02:09:47 GMT.
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