Steve Emerson, a major figure in the Islamophobic network, delivered himself of the most remarkable set of weird conspiracy theories on Fox Cable News in which he claimed there were extensive Muslim no-go zones in Europe that amounted to a stealth caliphate ruled by Shariah enforcers.
British Prime Minister David Cameron was scarcely able to bask in the toasty glow of his empire's victory after Scotland's vote to stay in the U.K. before he found himself caught up in a PR disaster involving the queen of said empire, a hot mic and cat noises. Most unfortunate.
America's favorite faux right-wing pundit is taking sides in Scotland's referendum Thursday on whether to stay part of the United Kingdom. Let's just say Queen Elizabeth II and the "Colbert Report" host may not see eye to eye on this one.
One might be forgiven for believing that the monarchy has been dying a slow yet dignified death But the announcement of the Duchess of Cambridge's pregnancy promises to renew adoration for the family in the hearts and minds of Brits But Kate's pregnancy promises to renew adoration for the family in the hearts and minds of Brits.
Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton top the USA Today/Gallup Poll lists of the most admired men and women in 2010 Obama has lost some love since last year, but still has more admiration among Americans than the rest of the top 10 combined (more).
"Assuming that aliens have been monitoring Earth for the past month in preparation for an invasion, they've probably figured out it's no longer worth the trip," Dr. Hawking said.
Author Salman Rushdie is once again the subject of controversy -- a position the "Satanic Verses" scribe is familiar with, to say the least. The decision by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II to knight Rushdie last weekend drew criticism from Muslims who disagreed with the message of his most notorious novel, including members of Pakistan's parliament.
Eighteen years after the publication of Salman Rushdie's explosively controversial novel "The Satanic Verses" -- which led to widespread criticism by Muslims and a death threat ordered by Ayatollah Khomeini -- the Indian-born writer has been singled out for a much more desirable form of official recognition: Rushdie has been knighted by the queen of England.