U.S. tire magnate blasts French work ethic

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - The CEO of a U.S. tire maker has delivered a crushing summary of how some outsiders view France's work ethic in a letter saying he would more…

Gaps found in U.S. nuclear smuggling defenses

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security has serious gaps in screening for radiation at 22 ports through which the largest volume of container cargo enters the United more…

Obama hands out free health care to Pakistanis

by Steve Peacock -- The Obama administration is preparing to give free health care to Pakistanis even as Americans who cannot get health insurance because of pre-existing conditions soon will be rejected more…

Muslim accused of beheading 2 Christians in U.S.

by Bob Unruh -- [ooyala code="VtMjZoOToV4TVOtRrTnmfH84oOKrE10K"] Authorities in New Jersey allege a Muslim man beheaded two Coptic Christians, burying their bodies and heads and hands in separate graves near Philadelphia, bringing the more…

Woman marries twin sister's killer

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS) — AN ARGENTINE woman has tied the knot with a man convicted of killing her twin sister. No one from the family of 22-year-old bride Edith Casas more…

Mystery slime baffles workers at preserve

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — Weird jelly-like substance found at the RSPB Ham Wall Nature reserve in Somerset in baffling staff. The jelly-like substance has been found at the RSPB Ham more…

Why the world isn't running out of oil

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — On the evening of April 18 1977, President Jimmy Carter invited television cameras into the Oval Office and portentously announced to the American people that “tonight more…

U.S. security firm: Massive Chinese hack

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) When U.S. cyber-security firm Mandiant released a lengthy report this morning on Chinese hacking, tracing an extensive cyber-espionage campaign against American corporations back to a specific unit in more…

N. Korea threatens South with 'final destruction'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - North Korea threatened South Korea with "final destruction" during a debate at the United Nations Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday, saying it could take further steps after a more…

TV illusionist: I'll turn straight man 'gay'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — The television illusionist Derren Brown is courting controversy again by planning his most audacious trick yet – persuading a straight man he is gay. The hypnotist more…