Stocks end higher as Ukraine tensions abate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Stocks rallied on Monday, with the Dow industrials rebounding after a five-day losing streak, as voting in Crimea passed without violence and after economic reports had more…

Sally Beauty data breach: 25,000 customers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — Beauty supplier Sally Beauty confirmed Monday that hackers broke into its network, stealing the payment data of up to 25,000 customers. The information stolen included payment more…

Russia vows to switch to other currencies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (VOICEOFRUSSIA) — Russia can dodge any proposed U.S. sanctions by switching to other currencies and creating its own payment system, Putin's economic advisor Sergei Glazyev said Tuesday. A more…

Hollywood conservatives get tax-exempt status

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (VARIETY) — Hollywood’s largest fellowship of conservatives and right-of-center independents, Friends of Abe, has been granted 501(c)3 non-profit status by the Internal Revenue Service, about three years after more…

Obama bashed for giving up control of Net

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) — The Obama administration’s decision to relinquish oversight over the group that manages the Internet’s architecture has raised an early red flag with Republicans, who blast the more…

$75,000-a-day fine for pond on own property

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOXNEWS) — All Andy Johnson wanted to do was build a stock pond on his sprawling eight-acre Wyoming farm. He and his wife Katie spent hours constructing it, more…

Income gap, meet the longevity gap

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) Fairfax County, Va., and McDowell County, W.Va., are separated by 350 miles, about a half-day’s drive. Traveling west from Fairfax County, the gated communities and more…

Quiznos files for bankruptcy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AOL) Sub shop Quiznos announced Friday that it was filing for bankruptcy. Choked by more than half a billion dollars of debt, the chain is restructuring, cutting almost more…

Is this law going to kill bitcoin for businesses?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NakedCapitalism) Warning to Bitcoin enthusiasts: if you airily try dismissing UCC Article 9 as a nothigburger, you’ve just established you are unqualified to comment on commercial transactions in more…