Blue Ridge hotel defies Park Service shutdown

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) The Pisgah Inn, a private hotel that holds a concession on the Blue Ridge Parkway, has become a national sensation as it defies "intimidation" and a more…

Birth rate poses looming economic cloud

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Leslie Fain China's got a shortage of workers, impacting its economy, because of the nation's years-long limit of one child per family and Russia's Vladimir Putin fears more…

Grocer sues IRS over seizure of $35,000

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Livingston Daily) It has been eight months since the Internal Revenue Service seized more than $35,000 from the bank account of Tarik “Terry” Dehko’s grocery store in Fraser. more…

5 ways to rob a bank using the Internet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New Scientist) Earlier this year, a man walked into a branch of Barclays in north London and stole £1.3 million without touching a single bank note. Instead, he more…

David Stockman: Obamacare must be stopped

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Yahoo!News) A backlog of Americans tried to get onto the Obamacare exchanges that went live on Tuesday, amid delays and glitches (and high demand/traffic) with the marketplaces. Meanwhile, more…

Eatery garnishes burger with communion wafer

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) A Chicago restaurant has cooked up a controversial burger of the month for October, garnishing it with an unconsecrated communion wafer and a red wine reduction more…

Prince Alwaleed 'richest in Mideast'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Trade Arabia) Saudi billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is the wealthiest man in the Middle East with an estimated personal fortune of $24.5 billion, according to a more…

Adobe says attack exposed customer financial info

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) The computer software company Adobe has been hacked, potentially compromising the data of 2.9 million customers, the company revealed on Thursday. Adobe said "sophisticated attacks" had more…