Oil plunges below $50 a barrel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — Oil sank to six-month lows on Monday with Brent crude falling below $50 a barrel on sluggish U.S. and Chinese economic data and bets for weaker more…

Stocks close lower, Apple plunges

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed lower on Monday, the first day of trade for August, as investors weighed mostly lackluster economic data and a renewed decline in oil, more…

Another gun dealer bans sales to 'radical' Muslims

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2288075" align="aligncenter" width="599"] JJ's Sporting Goods in New York[/caption] John Swartz, who owns JJ's Sporting Goods in Saint Johnsville, New York, said to local media he would more…

Ex-NFL player sues Fox Sports for religious discrimination

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2288245" align="aligncenter" width="598"] Craig James, fired Fox Sports commentator[/caption] Craig James, the Fox Sports football pundit who was fired in 2013 for expressing his traditional Christian views more…

'Draft Biden' campaign picks up steam

by Cheryl Chumley -- [jwplayer MTldTNSr] The push for Vice President Joe Biden to enter the presidential race is picking up steam, with an aide to the now-deceased Beau Biden joining a more…

Texas AG indicted on felony charges

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2287365" align="aligncenter" width="597"] Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton[/caption] Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has been indicted by a grand jury on various felony accusations, and may surrender more…

Obama gives illegals massive health-care plan

by Steve Peacock -- The level of health-care services provided to illegal aliens is about to get a huge boost from the Obama administration, which is hiring contractors to provide the equivalent more…

Obama set to impose cuts on power sector

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Financial Times) The Obama administration will on Monday unveil the most far-reaching action on climate change in US history by imposing stringent emissions cuts on the power sector, more…

Microsoft tipped to put $152 million into Uber

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NZHERALD) — Microsoft has agreed to invest about US$100 million ($152 million) in Uber Technologies at a valuation of around US$50 billion, a source says. The deal was more…