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Portrait attributed to Leonardo seized in Switzerland

MILAN (AP) — Swiss authorities have seized a portrait of a woman attributed to Leonardo da Vinci from a private bank vault to return it to Italy, where police will seek to determine its ownership and art historians its authenticity.<p>The portrait of a Renaissance-era noblewoman, Isabella D'Este, …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Netanyahu says Congress speech not meant to anger Obama

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his upcoming speech before the U.S. Congress about Iran is not meant to butt heads with President Barack Obama but is focused on Israel's very survival.<p>Netanyahu's remarks Tuesday come amid broad criticism over the speech.<p>Netanyahu …

Israel

Egypt police arrest 21 soccer fans following deadly stampede

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian prosecutors have ordered three soccer fans detained for 15 days and have released 18 others on bail in the wake of a deadly stampede outside a Cairo stadium. The fans are accused of attacking policemen, damaging police cars and terrorizing the public, an official said …

Human Rights

Germany criticised for forming antisemitism commission without Jews

New commission, created in wake of increase in antisemitic incidents in Germany, does not include a single Jewish person<p>Leading Jewish groups have sharply criticized the German government for creating a new commission on antisemitism without including a single Jewish person.<p>Julius Schoeps from the …

Israel

Al-Assad: I receive info on US-led ISIS hits

<b>(CNN) —</b> Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says his regime is apprised of U.S.-led coalition efforts against ISIS in his country -- not by the Americans, but through third parties such as Iraq.<p>"Sometimes, they convey a message, a general message, but there's nothing tactical," he told the BBC. "There …

Middle East

North Korea successfully launched new 'ultra-precision anti-ship' missiles

On Feb. 8, the North Korean military fired five missiles from the country's eastern coast into the Sea of Japan. All five of the missile launches were successful, and the projectiles had a range of about 124 miles (200 kilometers), according to Victor Cha of the Center for Strategic and …

North Korea

Missiles strike eastern Ukrainian town, killing at least 15

A large-scale missile attack on the eastern Ukrainian town of Kramatorsk killed at least 15 people Tuesday, most of them civilians, and wounded many more, officials said.<p>"Several dozen missiles hit the airport and residential houses on the outskirts of Kramatorsk," Alexander Motuzyanyk, spokesman …

DSK trial: Prostitute said orgy was like 'antiquity'

LILLE, France (AP) — Disgraced former International Monetary Fund boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn sat nonchalantly with folded-arms and stretched legs Tuesday, before telling a French court he was completely unaware that women who participated in orgies at luxury hotels in Paris and Washington were …

Crime

Family of Isis hostage Kayla Mueller confirms US aid worker has been killed

Family ‘heartbroken’ after receiving confirmation that 26-year-old aid worker held hostage since August 2013 has been killed<p>The family of Kayla Mueller, the 26-year-old aid worker held hostage by Isis since August 2013, has confirmed in a statement that she has been killed.<p>“We are heartbroken to …

Islam

U.S. State Department Suspends Operations In Yemen

The U.S. embassy in Yemen is suspending operations because of the deteriorating security situation. The country has been gripped by turmoil since President Abd Rabuh Mansur Hadi and his cabinet resigned in January. Shiite Houthi rebels have since seized control of the capital, Sanaa, placed Hadi …

South Asia

Uber 'truly sorry' for price rise during Sydney siege

<b>Taxi booking firm Uber has apologised for raising fare prices during a deadly cafe siege in Sydney last week.</b><p>The firm raised fares by as much as four times its normal rate when demand shot up during the siege that left three people dead.<p>Its "surge pricing" algorithm increased fares during the peak …

Transportation

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Print Media

OPEC Official Says The Oil Price Drop Goes Beyond Market Fundamentals

For the second time in a week, OPEC officials intimated that the recent collapse in the price of oil was not related to OPEC's actions or a fundamentally sound market.<p>Speaking at an event in Dubai on Sunday, the secretary-general of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Abdullah …

Oil

A Reason for Every Traveler to Be Thankful

Photo Credit: Flickr: Moyan Brenn<p>Travelers aren't always able to spend time with family around the holidays.<p>I am over 2,000 miles away from my immediate family on Thanksgiving. Later this holiday season, I'll be serving people their Christmas and New Year's dinners in the restaurant where I wait …

Positive Thinking

Oil Steadies Near Four-Year Low as Glut Looms Over OPEC

Brent crude oil steadied above $73 a barrel on Friday after hitting a fresh four-year low in the wake of OPEC's decision not to cut output, a move investors said would leave oil markets heavily oversupplied.<p>Saudi Arabia blocked calls on Thursday from poorer members of the Organization of the …

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Visa and McDonald’s Among Several Sponsors Concerned Over World Cup Probe

Following Sony’s Decision to Drop FIFA Sponsorship, Visa Says It Is ‘Troubled’ by Recent Controversy<p>Several FIFA sponsors are growing rankled over how world soccer’s governing body has handled its investigation into the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments.<p>Following a Wall Street …

McDonald's

Global business confidence at five-year low

<b>Global business confidence slipped to five-year low in October, according to a survey of 6,100 companies.</b><p>The number of firms that expect business activity to be higher in the year ahead exceeded those that expected a decline by about 28%.<p>But, that net balance was lower than 39% in June and the …

Interest Rates

10 Must-Read Pre-Reformation Works

If there is one area in which young Reformed men preparing for seminary have generally failed to give adequate attention it is to the writings of the …

On the Word, Wittenberg Beer, and Christian vs Islamic Expansion

"I can drive no man to heaven or beat him into it with a club." So observed Luther on March 11th, 1522, in a sermon to Wittenberg parishioners. …

4 Reasons to Study Church History

Read your Bible. Pray with your spouse. Disciple your kids. Serve in the church. Meet with your small group. Mentor someone younger . . . and . . . …