Obama adviser warns compromise on budget

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — WASHINGTON — The White House on Sunday warned Republicans that a “my way or the highway” approach would spell the GOP’s defeat in upcoming budget negotiations more…

Biden calls for 'new world order'

by Aaron Klein -- [ooyala code="JwcnZyYTp2CVVSzJCMUhwko6sUiOMMNH"] At a banking conference on Friday, Vice President Joe Biden called for the creation of a "new world order" with new financial institutions, updated global rules, more…

Netherlands falls prey to economic crisis

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Der Spiegel) Michel Scheepens is familiar with risk. The 41-year-old oversees the energy market for the Dutch bank ING, and it's his job to determine whether his employer more…

Syria oil industry buckling under rebel gains

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) Syria's vital oil industry is breaking down as rebels capture many of the country's oil fields, with wells aflame and looters scooping up crude, depriving more…

Obama budget to take aim at wealthy IRAs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Hill) President Obama’s budget, to be released next week, will limit how much wealthy individuals – like Mitt Romney – can keep in IRAs and other retirement more…

'U.S. economy just hit a major speed bump'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) American employers hired at the weakest pace in nine months in March, a sign tax hikes that kicked in early this year as part of Washington's austerity more…

Gun run pumps up state wildlife funds

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Stateline) A run on guns in 2012 has pumped millions of dollars into state wildlife programs, boosting protections for a range of animals, including ducks, pheasants and antelopes. more…