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Moslem Pope

VATICAN CITY: Pope Benedict XVI lauded the contributions of Christians in Saudi Arabia — a country that embraces a strict version of Islam, restricts worship by other faiths and bans Bibles and crucifixes — in the first meeting ever between a pope and reigning Saudi king. Benedict and the Vatican’s No. 2 official raised their concerns during …

Earth-like planet

NASA discovers Earth-like planet 06 December 2011 | 11:45:06 AM | Source: AAP In another step toward finding Earth-like planets that may hold life, NASA says its Kepler space telescope has confirmed its first-ever planet in a habitable zone outside our solar system. NASA confiscates eBay rocket      engine NASA launches biggest rover to      …

France spys on it own

Saturday 06 July 2013 France accused of spying on its own people in Paris version of Prism The French government spies on its own citizens in the same way as the United States, it was claimed on Thursday. The French authorities do not note the content of the communications, the newspaper claims Photo: Bloomberg   By Harriet Alexander 7:46PM BST …

Who snoops on you

What the government pays to snoop on you Anne Flaherty, Associated Press8:30 a.m. EDT July 10, 2013 (Photo: J. David Ake, AP) STORY HIGHLIGHTS U.S. tax dollars secretly used to pay phone, tech firms for data on citizens Fees that companies charge for wiretaps, email records, other records vary wildly Companies say they don’t profit; privacy advocates …