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Wainwright: Terrorism Poses Larger Threat Than After 9-11

Posted On January 18, 2015

(Amsterdam) -- Europe's top cop believes terrorists pose a bigger threat to Western countries now than they did after 9-11.   On ABC's "This Week," Europol Director Rob Wainwright explained that today's terrorist groups lack the structure of Al-Qaeda, making them harder to fight. He also discussed the danger of sleeper cells, which may lie…

Charlie Hebdo Editor-In-Chief Critical Of Other News Outlets

Posted On January 18, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The man who now oversees the publishing of a French newspaper that was attacked by Islamic terrorists says the violence will not change the way they do things.   Through an interpreter on NBC's "Meet the Press," "Charlie Hebdo's" editor-in-chief Gerard Biard criticized other outlets that refused to show the cover of…

Pope Oversees Record-Setting Mass

Posted On January 18, 2015

(Manila) -- Pope Francis is celebrating a record-setting mass. The Vatican says over six-million people took part in a huge Sunday Mass in the Philippines today, making it the biggest event in papal history. Millions braved a heavy rainstorm to hear Pope Francis speak about the hardships faced by millions of poor, hungry and abused…

Two Men Make History In Baja California

Posted On January 18, 2015

(Meixcali) -- After nearly two years of false starts, the first same-sex wedding ever performed in Baja California, Mexico took place in Mexicali, yesterday. Two men tied the knot outside Mexicali City Hall. City officials' sudden approval of the wedding was a surprise to the couple, who'd come downtown to take part in a gay…

North Korean Defector Admits Making Up Part Of Story

Posted On January 18, 2015

(Undated) -- The North Korean defector who inspired a bestselling book now admits he made up parts of his escape from a prison camp. The book "Escape from Camp 14" brought international fame to Shin Dong-hyuk. He took to Facebook on Sunday, admitting he'd changed key parts of his story and apologized to those who've…