Feds run extortion scam on doctors

by Lee Hieb, M.D. -- Dr. John Natale of Illinois graduated with honors from Loyola University, graduated medical school from Northwestern University School of Medicine and went on to complete eight years of more…

Horse meatballs sold by Ikea

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) Traces of horse have been found in meatballs labeled as beef and pork for Swedish global furniture giant Ikea, according to authorities in the Czech Republic. The more…

Welcome to the Googleplex: $120 million HQ

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — Google has planned the massive expansion of its California HQ to ensure that its employees are more pampered than ever before. The company's real estate team more…

U.S. nuke plant leaks radioactive waste

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — Hanford, Washington, was, along with Oak Ridge, Tennessee, one of the two Manhattan Project nuclear plants that provided fissile material for the bombs dropped on Japan more…

Gun-friendly states woo firearms makers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — The effort to attract firearms companies has escalated in the wake of gun-control efforts that followed the murder of 20 children and six adults in December more…

Low-income consumers hit hardest by tax hikes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CSMONITOR) — Retailers are preparing for a triple whammy as the restoration of the payroll tax, surging gas prices, and stagnant employment and wages take a bite out more…

Energy lab spawns million-dollar gov't employee

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Watchdog) The federal government's dream of a renewable energy empire hinges on a scrubby outpost here, where scientists and executives doggedly explore a If you live outside Colorado, more…

1/2 of Detroit property owners don't pay taxes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Detroit News) Nearly half of the owners of Detroit's 305,000 properties failed to pay their tax bills last year, exacerbating a punishing cycle of declining revenues and diminished more…

Abercrombie to close up to 50 U.S. stores

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11 states with more on welfare than employed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Michael Savage) Last month, the Senate Budget Committee reports that in fiscal year 2011, between food stamps, housing support, child care, Medicaid and other benefits, the average U.S. more…