Dow closes at record high after volatile session

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. equities traded in a wide range on Wednesday after reaching all-time highs as tech stocks declined. The market's high valuation also made some investors nervous. more…

Horrific footage exposes dog meat markets

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY MAIL) -- Nine in ten dogs slaughtered weekly for their meat across Indonesia are pets that have been stolen from their owners or snatched from the streets, more…

New tech 'can spot cancer months in advance'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — The chief executive of Nokia said he believes technology can spot cancer "several months" before it occurs. Speaking at a panel at the World Economic Forum more…

Another court rebukes IRS for targeting conservatives

by Bob Unruh -- Another federal court has rebuked the IRS for its targeting of conservative groups that opposed Barack Obama's policies during the 2012 presidential-election campaign. In a consent decree settling a case against the more…

Gov't bans 'Christ' in Christian celebration

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_4647403" align="aligncenter" width="600"] (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)[/caption] After the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority refused to run Catholic ads on its buses and trains that depicted photos of shepherds more…

With real estate buys, stay away from the bank

by Jody Tallal -- In my past columns, we have been discussing my multi-pronged real estate acquisition matrix. The next element in the matrix is obtaining favorable terms. This is one of more…

Nasdaq, S&P at record highs, Netflix surges

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — The Nasdaq composite closed at a record high on Tuesday after Netflix shares surged on stronger-than-expected subscriber growth. The video streaming giant said Monday after the more…