Cops kill boy with toy gun on playground

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TOLEDO BLADE) CLEVELAND — A 12-year-old boy shot by police after grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds on Sunday, one day more…

U.N. insists it's not urging end to fossil fuels

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Jerome Corsi and Curtis Ellis UNITED NATIONS – While media headlines have declared the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has concluded in its latest report more…

SEC director with big stock holdings stirs debate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) Keith Higgins, who runs the office that reviews public companies' books at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, reported stock holdings worth between about $2 million and more…

Damage worse than thought in Japanese quake

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC News) The damage from an overnight earthquake in a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics proved more extensive than initially thought. A more…

10 countries with the most slaves

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) While many believe slavery is an issue of the past, it remains a real, yet largely hidden, problem. An estimated 35.8 million people are enslaved worldwide, more…

Rapper faces prison over 'gangsta' album

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (RT)Brandon Duncan has no criminal record, but could face a life sentence of 25 years in prison as prosecutors say his latest album lent artistic motivation for a more…

World's most advanced hacking spyware let loose

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Financial Times) A cyber snooping operation reminiscent of the Stuxnet worm and billed as the world's most sophisticated computer malware is targeting Russian and Saudi Arabian telecoms companies. more…

Russia might be forced to cut oil production

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) Russia can't balance its budget unless the average price of oil is about $100 a barrel. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak says Moscow is considering a possible more…