Lego drops Jabba toy after Muslims complain

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) MUNICH – Danish toy maker Lego is to stop selling a model of the “palace” of slug-like Star Wars character Jabba The Hutt after complaints that more…

U.S. can't afford another economic shock

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Andrew Arends The stock market is at historical highs. The job numbers are looking good. Everything seems to be the way that it should in the American more…

Cyprus depositors to lose far more than feared

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — Big depositors in Cyprus's largest bank stand to lose far more than initially feared under a European Union rescue package to save the island from bankruptcy, more…

Farmland 'the next real-estate bubble'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE AMERICAN) — Eeyore should have been a farmer. It’s almost impossible to find a farmer happy about his situation. The weather’s too hot, cold, wet, or dry, more…

Obama, Pelosi do fundraising on Easter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) — Easter Sunday is not a day of rest for the Democrats' moneychangers. At least three top party officials dispatched fundraising emails Sunday in their bid more…

American labor takes an 'amnesty' hit

by John Bennett -- Senate Republicans in the "Gang of Eight" have rejected straightforward language, suggested by labor advocates as part of an amnesty proposal, that would have had visas issued "only more…

McDonald's touts 'healthy' new menu

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Salt Lake Tribune) It sounds like the set-up to a joke: The director of nutrition for McDonald's came to town. Wait. The fast-food giant — the same place more…

52 companies apply to explore for oil in Lebanon

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Lebanon's Energy Ministry says 52 companies have participated in a pre-qualification process to win licenses for offshore oil and gas work. The ministry says the companies more…

Jay Leno mocks NBC, ratings explode

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DEADLINE.COM) Maybe NBC has a ratings resurgence plan that goes beyond getting The Voice back on the air? Although Jay Leno‘s ratings have been solid for a while, something seems to be stirring more…