Selling social-media clicks now big business

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) Celebrities, businesses and even the U.S. State Department have bought bogus Facebook likes, Twitter followers or YouTube viewers from offshore "click farms," where workers tap, tap, tap the thumbs more…

Lawyers in wigs take to the picket line

by -NO AUTHOR- -- LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of British lawyers — many dressed in traditional white curled wigs and black gowns — swapped courtrooms for picket lines Monday to protest planned more…

U.S. seeks to keep dollars flowing to Nigeria

by Steve Peacock -- The successful provision of $1.2 billion in Nigerian-assistance programs requires heightened attention to the security of U.S. mission and contractor personnel, the Obama administration concluded. Increased safety is more…

Egypt probes U.S. bribes of terror leaders

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON – Egyptian Attorney General Hisham Barakat is reportedly evaluating evidence that Muslim Brotherhood leaders, facing charges of murder, assassination and collaborating with foreign governments, accepted bribes from more…

New evidence: What really happened to Hitler

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_605071" align="aligncenter" width="596" caption="Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun"][/caption] WASHINGTON – Everyone knows Adolf Hitler committed suicide by gunshot in his underground bunker on April 30, 1945. At more…

WWII pilot who flew through Eiffel Tower dies

by Drew Zahn -- [caption id="attachment_606261" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="William Overstreet Jr."][/caption] In the spring of 1944, William Overstreet Jr. was flying his P-51C fighter plane over the skies of Nazi-occupied Paris, hot more…

Malware attack hits thousands of Yahoo users

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) — A malware attack hit Yahoo's advertising server over the last few days, affecting thousands of users in various countries, an Internet security firm said. In a more…

Prophetic twist to Sharon's imminent death

by -NO AUTHOR- -- With the death of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon expected imminently, the chronicler of the life of Israel's venerated Rabbi Yitzhak Kaduri's prophecies is much in demand more…