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Heckler brings Obama speech to a halt

President Obama’s speech on resetting the war on terror ground to a halt halfway through when an anti-Gitmo heckler repeatedly interrupted.

The president, ironically, was in the midst of calling again for closing the prison facility at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba when the heckler, Code Pink leader Medea Benjamin according to those tweeting live from the address at the National Defense University, began shouting.

Pope Francis ‘did not intend to perform any exorcism,’ Vatican says

The Vatican on Tuesday rushed to deny the contents of a television broadcast that appeared to show Pope Francis performing an exorcism on a wheelchair-bound boy.

“The Holy Father did not intend to perform any exorcism,” the Rev. Federico Lombardi, Vatican spokesman, said in a statement reported by Raw Story. He was referring to a report from TV 2000 — owned by the Italian bishops’ conference — that included experts on exorcisms confirming that the pontiff was ousting demons during his brief discussion with the boy.