FAA furloughs causing flight delays

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) Commercial airline flights moved smoothly throughout most of the country on Sunday, the first day air traffic controllers were subject to furloughs resulting from government spending cuts, more…

Japan to build world's largest battery

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — Hokkaido is in the northern part of Japan; the largest prefecture, and second largest island. The cheap, abundant land has made the area an attractive destination more…

Conservatives to acquire major newspapers?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — Three years ago, Charles and David Koch, the billionaire industrialists and supporters of libertarian causes, held a seminar of like-minded, wealthy political donors at the St. more…

Show me the money, says governor

by Michael Carl -- Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick wants a state income tax increase that would raise the rate from 5.25 to 6.25 percent. But his proposals also include eliminating deductions on more…

Nation's money disaster hits Christian ministry

by Michael Carl -- A satellite television ministry that broadcasts into the Middle East is being forced to restructure its financial operations to prevent its assets from being seized by the government more…

Iran seeks to export oil to North Korea

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Iran's oil ministry says the country is considering exporting oil to North Korea as a way to improve its battered economy. The official IRNA news agency more…