France downgraded by S&P

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Standard & Poor's has downgraded France's credit rating, French TV reported Friday, while several other euro zone countries face the same fate later in the day, according to more…

Mercedes-Benz use of 'Che' image stirs outrage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The company that manufactures Mercedes-Benz luxury cars unleashed outrage among Cuban-Americans in Miami and other cities on Thursday for using the image of Argentine revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara more…

November trade defict hits $47.8 billion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON— The U.S. trade deficit widened in November for the first time in five months, largely because of a spike in the price of imported oil. Still, exports more…

BBC video for 9-year-olds 'like porn'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY MAIL) — A sex education video produced by the BBC for children as young as nine has been criticised as being 'like a blue movie' by an more…

Mexico drug war: 47,515 deaths over 5 years

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Mexican officials say nearly 13,000 people were killed in violence blamed on organised crime between January and September last year. This means there have been 47,515 drug-related killings more…

Cyber attacks now 4th biggest threat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY MAIL) — A report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) shows cyber attacks on governments and businesses are considered to be one of the top five risks more…

Molecule 'could reverse global warming'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY MAIL) — A little-understood molecule in the atmosphere could play an important role in reducing pollution and global warming, scientists believe. The 'Criegee biradicals' could lead to more…