Gun stores: 'Bare walls and lines'

by Dave Tombers -- One Twitter comment in the aftermath of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting that left 26 dead summed up the perspective of Americans on guns. "If you want to more…

'Panic-buying' for military-style rifles

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE) — As the nation holds its most intense debate in decades on gun violence, the Northland seems divided into two camps: those who would never more…

'Irresistible' fired secretary speaks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.com.au) — The woman at the centre of a discrimination row - where seven male judges agreed she could be sacked for being attractive - has spoken out more…

Delta gets 22,000 applicants for 300 jobs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — Delta Air Lines Inc., the world’s second-largest carrier, received 22,000 applications for about 300 flight attendant jobs in the first week after posting the positions outside more…

California tax hikes to increase exodus?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOXNEWS) — A vote last month that makes Californians among the highest-taxed residents in the country is sparking debate about whether the Democrat-back initiative will backfire, by forcing more…

French 'sadness' over flat champagne sales

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — The French are popping fewer champagne corks and spending less on toys as higher taxes, a deteriorating economy and an exodus of national icons sap the more…

Facebook accused of 'dodging tax'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — Facebook channelled profits through a series of tax havens in order to pay just £2.9m of corporation tax on more than £800m of overseas profits in more…

Rigging of oil and gasoline markets

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — UBS paid $1.5 Billion for manipulating Libor, and Barclay's already paid the piper for manipulating the Libor rate. Well, it is about time the CFTC get more…

For U.N. chief, Christmas comes early

by Stewart Stogel -- NEW YORK – For U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Christmas 2012 came early. The "S-G" did not receive simple, conventional gifts – no scarf, gloves, comforter or pajamas. No, more…

Obama: 'You get nothing. I get that for free'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ONLINE.WSJ) — Congressional leaders and President Barack Obama called Friday for a return to negotiations to avert the so-called fiscal cliff, a day after talks cratered in a more…