Beer to benefit Vermont hurricane victims

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Another Stone collaboration, another beer that raises money for a good cause. This time the beneficiary is in New England.Stone Brewing Co. in California has teamed with Ninkasi more…

Restaurant fined $400,000 for hiring illegals

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A judge fined the owner of a popular restaurant and bakery nearly $400,000 Thursday for employing illegal immigrants in a rare case of federal prosecutors charging an employer more…

Christmas Day bombings on Christian churches

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Five bombs exploded on Christmas Day at churches in Nigeria, one killing at least 27 people, raising fears that Islamist militant group Boko Haram - which claimed responsibility more…

iPhone sales down across Europe

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Weakening economies and falling prices of rival smartphones are hurting sales of Apple iPhones across Europe, data from research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech showed on Thursday.The October roll-out more…

Metal thieves steal 26 train wheels

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The metal theft epidemic has reached new proportions with a gang stealing 26 freight train wheels weighing a total of 12 tons.Raiders broke into a railway engineering firm more…

Demand for 'swaddling clothes' up 61%

by -NO AUTHOR- -- For years, it was thought wrapping a baby tightly in cloth would stop its 'self-expression' and hinder it from learning how to control its movements.But now the practice, more…

Death of the point-and-shoot camera?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Pundits have been predicting the death of slim point-and-shoot cameras for years, as smartphones eat into their market, and camera makers increasingly move towards SLR and other larger-lensed more…