Surfers, billionaire battle over access to beach

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Half Moon Bay Review) Lawyers and coastal advocates are still trying to figure out the ramifications of last month’s ruling on Martin’s Beach, and whether the case could more…

Graves bagged for late payment

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Local) A company contracted to run a cemetery in Norway has started putting black plastic bags over gravestones, along with late-payment notices to warn relatives that the more…

CIA sweeping info on global money transfers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) The Central Intelligence Agency is secretly collecting bulk records of international money transfers handled by companies like Western Union — including transactions into and out more…

6 tons of elephant ivory crushed in protest

by -NO AUTHOR- -- COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — U.S. officials on Thursday destroyed more than 6 tons of confiscated ivory tusks, carvings and jewelry — the bulk of the U.S. "blood more…

'State of Chuck Norris is strong'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_560715" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Chuck Norris"][/caption] One of those online Chuck Norris "facts" explains he doesn't wear a watch; he decides what time it is. Maybe truer than more…