Anthony Lucente

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Much Ado About Nothing

In the days since the US allowed the UN Security Council to vote on a resolution condemning Israeli settlements in the West Bank, the government of …

Team Obama is not done slamming Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fuming over President Obama’s abstention in last week’s anti-Israel vote at the United Nations. Israelis …

Could YOU be deceived by Antichrist? Part 2

Back in the old Radio Church of God (which became the old Worldwide Church of God) was an article by David Jon Hill that had the following:<p>Will YOU …

'What about other countries?' is no way to defend Israel's treatment of the Palestinians

<b>To the editor:</b> If Israel's best defense lies in Jack Saltzberg's cynical objections to other states' human rights records, I suggest Israel find a new advocate. ("How to fight the anti-Israel BDS movement," Opinion, Dec. 21)<p>Aside from the obvious "two wrongs don't make a right" principle Saltzberg …

A heated debate over Trump's pick for ambassador to Israel is playing out amid fresh US-Israel tensions

NEW YORK (AP) — If President-elect Donald Trump wanted to show he planned to obliterate President Barack Obama's approach to Israel, he might have found his man to deliver that message in David Friedman, his pick for U.S. ambassador.<p>The bankruptcy lawyer and son of an Orthodox rabbi is everything …

'Absolver' shakes up everything you know about fighting games

There are two main things to know about <i>Absolver</i>: it's visually gorgeous, and its combat will ask more of you than most other games would dare.<p>It’s …

Dark Souls

Paris conference planned, Israel still furious

France says it's sticking to its plan to host a Middle East conference next month, despite Israeli outrage focused on a UN resolution. Settler …

China From Above, A Gorgeous Compilation of Aerial Drone Footage Taken Over China

“China From Above” is a gorgeous compilation of aerial shots taken over China by videographer Stef Hoffer. Hoffer filmed with a DJI Phantom 4 drone …

The 'Big One' is coming in 2017: A total solar eclipse

The “Big One” is coming.<p>In astronomical circles there is no greater, more spectacularly stellar event than a total solar eclipse. And at long last, we will have one in the United States in 2017. It anchors a host of other special sights in the sky this coming year that include the planets Venus and …

Astronomy

So About That Physics-Defying NASA Thruster That Supposedly Works

When NASA scientists think they’ve built something that breaks the laws of physics, do you take them at their word?<p>Folks have been buzzing about an …

Obama's Betrayal of Israel at the UN Must Not Stand

Given the choice between peace and terror, there’s no room for abstention.<p>President Barack Obama’s ill-advised decision to order the U.S. to abstain on a United Nations resolution condemning Israeli settlements breaks with past U.S. policy, undermines a vital ally and sets back the cause of Middle …

Why Did Obama Let the UN Criticize Israel? Because It Was the Last Chance to Act Sane

The big winners in the Trump administration will be Israel’s far right and the boycott/divestment/sanctions movement. The UN vote is the last gasp of …

The Best Anime To Binge-Watch Over Winter Vacation

Winter vacation is for binge-watching anime. It’s what you’re probably going to do anyway between family meals and sleeping, so let’s just be honest …

Pakistan’s defense minister threatens Israel with nuclear war after reading fake news report

The continued proliferation of fake news has led a gunman to shoot up a pizzeria and has forced the Pope to compare it to getting turned on by feces. …

Israel's self-imposed exile

The final diplomatic act of the Obama administration toward Israel is a telling encapsulation of the entire rocky relationship.<p>Israel has profited …

Obama’s latest Israel betrayal

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>President Obama’s collusion in the passage of U.N. Security Council Resolution 2334, ostensibly an anti-settlement measure, was a …

Obama administration was hypocritical on UN's Israeli settlements vote

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Friday, the Obama administration decided not to veto a UN Security Council resolution harshly criticizing Israel and calling its settlement activity illegal. The decision not to veto was cowardly, hypocritical, wrong, and yet, thankfully, ultimately ineffectual.<p>Do not be misled -- the …

If Israel is a land thief, how can it negotiate?

It’s true that American presidents, to one degree or another, have always criticized Israeli settlements. But while they’ve called them …

Obama Signs First Anti-Persecution Legislation Protecting Atheists

Freedom of religion, as humanist groups often claim, also means freedom <i>from</i> religion. While not debated and publicized (and, frankly, griped over) as …

Renowned physicist finds PROOF of God: Universe was created by DESIGN in huge 'matrix'

Michio Kaku, who is highly regarded in the scientific community thanks to his work in helping to popularise the String Theory, has developed a new …

Whoa! Scientists just found a dinosaur tail preserved in amber, and um, it is covered in feathers

Sometimes, we wish we could time-travel to the Jurassic era, but realizing that A) we would’ve been dinosaur food and B) the internet didn’t exist …

Nasa and Stephen Hawking are working on a nano-starship that can travel 1/5th the speed of light

Nasa researchers have joined forces with Stephen Hawking to build a nano-starship that can travel one-fifth the speed of light.<p>If successful, the …

Stephen Hawking

Disappointing Worship Services

Some of my favorite memories are times in worship when everything just works — the surroundings are inspiring, the people are welcoming, and the …

God Is a Sadistic Internet Troll in the Delightful French Satire ‘The Brand New Testament’

Director Jaco Van Dormael’s film provides a delightfully funny take on religion—and features the iconic Catherine Deneuve shacking up with a very …

Evangelicals Love Donald Trump Because Jesus Loves Rich People

Ken Blackwell, Trump’s domestic policy transition director, reflects the new Christian right’s hybrid of hypercapitalism and social conservatism.<p>A …

Amazon Japan Reports Top-Selling Manga/Anime of 2016

Amazon Japan, the largest online store in Japan, has announced its top-selling lists in each category for the year 2016 that are based on the sales …

Plan Out Your Winter Anime Watching With Updated 2017 Season Chart

If you're planning on spending the winter months inside watching anime rather than braving the elements, plenty of returning favorites have been …

North American Anime, Manga Releases, October 2-8

A Town Where You Live, Jinsei - Life Consulting, Gundam: Reconguista in G, Mobile Suit V Gundam, Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, Re-Kan! anime; My …

New York Times Manga Best Seller List, October 23-29

4 Tokyo Ghoul volumes, Noragami, Akame ga KILL!, 2 One-Punch Man volumes, The Devil is a Part-Timer!, Attack on Titan<p>Rank<p>Prev. …

Viz's Shonen Jump to Preview Demon's Plan Manga in English

New series premieres November 21<p>Viz Media's English digital edition of Weekly Shonen Jump announced on Monday that it will publish the first chapter …