Local TV news on path toward death

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — With shorter stories and scarce coverage of politics and government, local television newscasts in the United States, like local newspapers before them, are suffering from “shrinking more…

USDA to furlough meat inspectors

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) Salmonella outbreaks. E. coli outbreaks. Millions of dollars in economic losses. These are among the scenarios the Obama administration warned about last month as it claimed the more…

Cyprus banks shuttered to avoid panic

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [iframe src="http://embed.newsinc.com/Single/iframe.html?WID=2&VID=24615972&freewheel=91417&sitesection=wnd&height=320&width=425" height=320 width=425 frameborder=no scrolling=no noresize marginwidth=0px marginheight=0px] (Reuters) - Cypriot ministers scrambled to revise a plan to seize money from bank deposits before a parliamentary vote more…

Europe braces for turmoil with Cyprus tax

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — Europe braced for renewed turmoil as outrage in Cyprus over an unprecedented levy on bank deposits threatened to derail the nation’s bailout. The euro tumbled. Cypriot more…

10 billion barrels of oil found in Kenya

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — The Cradle of Mankind is a Great Rift valley that runs through Kenya, created by separating tectonic plates, and so named due to the million-year old more…

Boehner: Talk of tax increases is 'over'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="ZucTI5YTpFZv8YoyXfIZxjnaf8GO-1Qn"] (WASHINGTON TIMES) — House Speaker John A. Boehner declared Sunday that any talk of tax increases as part of a “grand bargain” on the $16 trillion more…

Run on banks in Cyprus due to bailout tax

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="h0bTI5YTqGysuPFBVYqx69xh-xaJMTqU"] (THE AGE) — In a move that could set off new fears of contagion across the eurozone, anxious depositors drained cash from ATMs in Cyprus on more…

Obama still trying to blow your money

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="JnNW83YTpjNYBewwAMmeL9LRu3AeFL2r"] President Obama met with House and Senate Republicans this week to discuss the economy and other priorities, but the cordial meetings revealed the two sides don't more…

Bill Maher sours on California income taxes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="1xcGg4YTqEhbhW15i7MwJReH7GUIIQCz"] (ConservativeByte) Bill Maher made a comment Friday that his benefactor and hero Barack Obama should sit up and take notice of. Speaking about the taxes the more…