Federal Reserve is hiring ... lots of cops

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ZeroHedge) Some may have forgotten, or not be aware, that the Federal Reserve system has its own police force. Well, it does: "The U.S. Federal Reserve Police is more…

Internecine Muslim war spreads into Iraq

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON – The fall of Fallujah in Iraq today marks a significant turning point in al-Qaida's rise from the dead, as the terrorist network that delivered the worst more…

Al-Qaida seizes control of Fallujah

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOXNEWS) — After fighting in a bloody three-day war, Al Qaeda-affiliated militants raised its flag over government building in the western city of Fallujah, the city previously secured more…

Upstate N.Y. struggles as more leave than move in

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Melissa Grothues and John Steele bailed from Buffalo last year. Dissatisfied with their bank jobs, the 25-year-old college graduates sold the house in suburban Amherst, posted more…

Which U.S. states are booming ... in 4 charts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) The housing markets in Oregon, Texas and North Dakota are booming, and residents are fleeing Northeastern states in droves. At least that's the story one can more…

IMF research: Defaults likely for advanced economies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Many advanced economies are likely to require financial repression, outright debt restructuring, higher inflation and a variety of capital controls, a new research paper commissioned by the more…

Adding a baby to Obamacare not easy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) There's another quirk in the Obama administration's new health insurance system: It lacks a way for consumers to quickly and easily update their coverage for the more…