'Armageddon'-like mining on asteroids?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KTLA) — SANTA MONICA — Swarms of spacecraft may soon be mining asteroids for fuel and minerals and building spare parts in space, if a new private space more…

Single moms take sex work after welfare cut

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.com.au) — Opposition leader Tony Abbott says the best form of welfare is work and hopes "lurid" reports of single mothers resorting to prostitution to feed their families more…

Groupon cancels all gun-related daily deals

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Groupon, an Internet site that works with businesses around the world to provide “Deal of the Day” and other product promotions, has halted all deals involving more…

McDonald's to pay $700,000 over Islamic diet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — McDonald's and one of its franchise owners agreed to pay $700,000 to members of the Muslim community to settle allegations a Detroit-area restaurant falsely more…

Davos urges $14 trillion 'greening' of economy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (INDEPENDENT) — An unprecedented $14trn (£8.8trn) greening of the global economy is the only way to ensure long-term sustainable growth, according to a stark warning delivered to political more…

Charlie Wilson was right

by Roger Simmermaker -- You've probably heard the expression "What have you done for me lately?" Well, when it comes to our economy and specifically to American companies in the automobile industry, more…

Obama lets Chinese own U.S. energy resources

by Jerome R. Corsi -- NEW YORK – The Obama administration is quietly allowing China to acquire major ownership interests in oil and natural gas resources across the U.S. The decision to allow China more…

International buyers snap up Florida real estate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TCPALM) — The Treasure Coast is attracting a growing number of international real estate buyers, from Canada to Latin America and Western Europe, buying second homes and rental more…

Malicious software threatens power plants

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — In America’s energy industry, batted by last year’s Hurricane Sandy, can be added a new threat – computer malware, an ominous portent for the U.S. power more…

10 reasons high oil prices are a problem

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — A person might think from looking at news reports that our oil problems are gone, but oil prices are still high. In fact, the new “tight more…