Stocks close up – Dow above 18,000

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks closed at highs on Friday, with the Dow above 18,000 and S&P 500 setting a new record as firming oil prices sent the energy sector more…

GOP signs Keystone bill

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) Republican leaders signed legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday. “The new majority is getting America back to work,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell more…

Taxpayer tab mounts for 'Batman' killer

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) He’s likely the most hated man in Colorado after killing a dozen people in a 2012 shooting spree, but taxpayers will spend at least $7 million more…

Obama to issue executive order on 'cybersecurity'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) In a continuing push on cybersecurity, President Obama is expected to announce an executive order to encourage information-sharing between the private sector and the government. Ahead more…

Facebook now lets you post when you're dead

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN/Money) You can now assign a friend or family member to take over your Facebook profile when you die. The oft-requested feature allows you to choose a Facebook more…

'Launder-gate' settlement seen as sellout

by Jerome R. Corsi -- WASHINGTON – The $1.9 billion settlement crafted in 2012 by U.S. attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch with HSBC bank for massive money-laundering practices was seen by some critics more…

Gold won't help you in crashed economy

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I'm retired, and currently I have about 5 percent of my retirement savings in gold and silver I've been acquiring over the last few years. I've more…

Korean Air heiress gets prison for nut-rage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (National Post) The inflight tantrum dubbed "nut rage" culminated Thursday in a one-year prison sentence for Korean Air heiress Cho Hyun-ah, a humiliating rebuke that only partially quelled more…

Mom-of-3 earns $65,000 a month through Etsy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Inquistr) Alicia Shaffer's shop, Three Bird Nest, is a top selling handmade Etsy product store. Shaffer says began her Etsy business in 2011 with what started as a more…