Tom DeLay conviction reversed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON FREE BEACON) Tom DeLay has finally gotten away from campaign-finance prosecutors after nearly a decade fighting money laundering and conspiracy charges. DeLay triumphed Wednesday in the nine-year more…

How Islamic State uses oil to fund onslaught

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) In a remote area along the Turkish-Syrian border, a line of oil trucks materializes seemingly from nowhere. Quietly, the vehicles line up to purchase oil. The drivers more…

Will bureaucracy bury the Bitcoin?

by Phil Elmore -- Despite lingering uncertainty over its stability and security, the virtual currency Bitcoin continues to make strides toward mainstream legitimacy. This week, Boston-based Circle, what the Guardian calls a more…

Scary October start for stocks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks declined sharply on Wednesday, with the fourth quarter starting off on a dour note after the S&P 500's seventh quarterly gain, as investors fretted global more…

N.Y. Times to cut nearly 100 newsroom jobs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POYNTER) The New York Times plans to cut about 100 jobs from its newsroom, Ravi Somaiya reports. “We hope to meet this number through voluntary buyouts. But if more…

920 chickens massacred with golf club

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) Someone broke into a Foster Farms chicken shed in the Central Valley and used a golf club to massacre 920 chickens, authorities said. The bloodbath more…

50,000 to lose health insurance before midterms

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY CALLER) Tens of thousands more Obamacare cancellations are going to pile up over the next month, potentially putting pressure back on the health-care law in the weeks more…

Who's buying Islamic State's illegal oil?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Oilprice) In June 2014, computer files captured from a courier for the Islamic State shortly after the fall of Mosul revealed that the group had assets of $875 more…

Northeast loses 40% of House seats in tax flight

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Examiner) The Northeast, once the nation’s political engine that produced presidents, House speakers and Senate giants including the late Edward M. Kennedy, is losing clout in Washington more…