China Bitcoin exchange bans yuan deposits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The biggest Bitcoin exchange in China said Wednesday that it's no longer accepting yuan deposits, dealing another setback to the virtual currency. BTC China's announcement on more…

Vigilante groups to confront Mexico's drug gangs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) Mexico's human rights body said Tuesday that the government shouldn't be allowing the formation of vigilante groups in areas where people are increasingly confronting drug gangs. more…

Secretive TPP treaty could kill creators' rights

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Boing Boing) The Electronic Frontier Foundation has new analysis of the leaked Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) treaty, a secretive trade deal being hammered out without any public oversight, more…

'Made In USA' now trendy in China

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Forbes) "Made in America" has become a trendy label that conscientious U.S. consumers often look for. But it"s not just Americans who are searching for that label. American-made more…

Mandela's legacy: The freefall of South Africa

by Alex Newman -- The horror stories about life in South Africa under apartheid are endless, of course, and the fall of that morally repugnant political system is universally hailed as a more…

Al-Qaida's plan to conquer Mideast, Africa

by F. Michael Maloof -- Editor’s Note: The following report is excerpted from Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin, the premium online newsletter published by the founder of WND. Subscriptions are $99 a year or, for monthly trials, more…

Obama sticks thumb in Putin's eye

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HUFFINGTON POST) WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced his delegates to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. And, in what may be a thumb more…

Qatar suddenly investing heavily in U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) Eight years after Washington’s biggest construction project in two decades was launched, City Center was just a sad expanse of parking lots on seven blocks of more…