Mayor sued for paying $4,000 fine in pennies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MIAMI HERALD) — The Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics and Public Trust has sued Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernandez for trying to pay $4,000 in fines and costs with 28 more…

IMF set to put Chinese yuan on par with dollar

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON GUARDIAN) China’s efforts to make the yuan an international currency on a par with the US dollar are to receive a fillip with the International Monetary Fund more…

Russia bans George Soros charities as 'security threat'

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1969075" align="aligncenter" width="600"] George Soros[/caption] Russia's banned two George Soros-linked groups, the Open Society Foundation and the Open Society Institute, over concerns the charity outfits pose a more…

India to block climate deal?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — It’s rush hour in the world’s most polluted city, and just visible through the dense blanket of smog is an electronic billboard informing motorists that the more…

GOP establishment to back Hillary if Trump nominee

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_2334965" align="aligncenter" width="598"] Donald Trump[/caption] Although Donald Trump has signed a pledge to support the Republican Party's nominee, that doesn't mean the party's establishment will support him, more…

ShopperTrak: Black Friday less black this year

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Brick and mortar retailers saw less foot traffic on Thanksgiving and the day after—the national retail extravaganza otherwise known as Black Friday—as consumers appeared to get more…

150 world leaders meet to 'save planet'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (INDEPENDENT) — Almost 150 heads of state, including David Cameron, Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, are heading to Paris for the start of the most more…

Wi-Fi Hello Barbie can spy on your children

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) Mattel's latest Wi-Fi enabled Barbie doll can easily be hacked to turn it into a surveillance device for spying on children and listening into conversations without more…