'Climate criminal' blows whistle: 'It's just about the money!'

by Greg Corombos -- [caption id="attachment_2723595" align="aligncenter" width="600"] (Photo: University of Pennsylvania)[/caption] Secretary of State John Kerry told the Paris climate conference that ending all U.S. carbon emissions, or even those in more…

Alberta firm selling fresh Canadian air in canisters

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBC) Two entrepreneurs are capitalizing on air pollution problems abroad by selling people bottled fresh air from the Canadian Rockies. "Essentially we're selling air," Troy Paquette, one of more…

China exec's disappearance highlights detention system

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) The baffling disappearance of Chinese executives in recent weeks has drawn attention to the ruling Communist Party's practice of holding people incommunicado either as targets of investigations more…

Geraldo sues! 'It's not about money'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) Geraldo Rivera sued Cumulus Media Inc., claiming that the national radio station owner backed out of a $600,000 deal for him to host a daily news talk-radio more…

Oil prices plunge, stocks follow

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) It looks like oil is the Grinch stealing the typical Santa Claus rally the market enjoys in December. Stocks fell sharply Friday. The Dow fell 300 points, more…

Cruz, Sessions target 'guest-worker' law

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_2730415" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Sens. Ted Cruz and Jeff Sessions[/caption] Sens. Ted Cruz and Jeff Sessions introduced a bill Friday in the Senate that would rein in the more…

Japan calls for immigrants to boost population

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Brief) Taro Kono, a Japanese minister and member of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democrat Party, has called for the country to increase immigration to help offset more…