Americans renouncing citizenship to become Brits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) The number of people giving up their US citizenship to become British has surged thanks to complex tax rules introduced by the American tax authorities. London-based more…

Domestic-surveillance tech built into Predator craft

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNet) The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has customized its Predator drones, originally built for overseas military operations, to carry out at-home surveillance tasks that have civil libertarians more…

Florida sinkhole 'very unstable'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC News) Authorities have discontinued the rescue effort for a Florida man who was swallowed by a sinkhole when his home's foundation collapsed and said it is unlikely more…

Beijing 'fully prepared' for currency war

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) A top Chinese banker said Beijing is "fully prepared" for a currency war as he urged the world to abide by a consensus reached by the more…

Mother kills son over 'small penis'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) An Indonesian woman drowned her nine-year-old son in the bath, claiming she was worried that his "small penis" would affect his prospects for the future, a more…

Woman: God saved me from burglar

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KOMO-TV) A South Seattle woman believes divine intervention saved her when a burglar snuck into her home while she was deep in prayer, according to the Seattle Police more…