Thousands of doctors dropped from health plans

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — UnitedHealth Group dropped thousands of doctors from its networks in recent weeks, leaving many elderly patients unsure whether they need to switch plans to continue seeing more…

Restaurant 'keeps ugly diners hidden'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Local) A former hostess at a chic Parisian restaurant has backed up the worst stereotypes about fine dining in the French capital with claims that her bosses more…

Kuwait considers screening workers for homosexuality

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) After a Kuwaiti official said the country may start using routine health screenings to detect homosexuality in expatriates seeking entry, Kuwaiti authorities announced their intention more…

Surfers, billionaire battle over access to beach

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Half Moon Bay Review) Lawyers and coastal advocates are still trying to figure out the ramifications of last month’s ruling on Martin’s Beach, and whether the case could more…

Graves bagged for late payment

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Local) A company contracted to run a cemetery in Norway has started putting black plastic bags over gravestones, along with late-payment notices to warn relatives that the more…

CIA sweeping info on global money transfers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) The Central Intelligence Agency is secretly collecting bulk records of international money transfers handled by companies like Western Union — including transactions into and out more…