Libya's National Oil Corp. issued a "cry for help" as Islamic State militants attacked a second oil tank in the region of Es Sider, the country's biggest oil port which has been closed for more than a year.
The move came amid a debate about whether the U.S. has enough ships to meet challenges posed by a fast-growing, increasingly assertive Chinese navy that is unsettling some of its neighbors. In its latest move, China announced last week that it wo
Caracas (AFP) - A tense struggle for control of Venezuela's legislature threatens to come to a head at a swearing-in ceremony Tuesday as opposition lawmakers defy government efforts to weaken their majority.
The El Nino that disrupted weather worldwide last year has peaked. Now forecasters are predicting what may be next for the world's climate.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday will unveil a package of executive actions to expand background checks for gun purchases, moves that will generate backlash from Republicans yet have only limited impact on the millions of guns circulating in the U.S
Will the U.S. fall for Saudi Arabia's deliberate provocation in killing of Shi'ite cleric?... Saudi Arabia's execution of a prominent political leader of the monarchy's Shiite minority has worsened Mideast tensions and is forcing the Obama administra
The Most Important Person in 2016 ... Forget the presidential candidates Fed Chair Janet Yellen is who you need to watch ...
Dominant Social Theme: Borders must be maintained and strengthened. That's the EU way.
From Beruit to Tehran - Tensions Are Exploding Across the Middle East
It appears the FANTAsy stocks (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Tesla, and Alphabet) are suffering this morning as investors choose not to rush to the safety of triple-digit P/E ratios amid the market's collapse.
The amount of debt that the governments of the world's leading economies will need to refinance in 2016 will be little changed from last year as nations make strides in cutting budget deficits to a third of the highs seen during the financial crisi
S&P 500 falls 2% as emerging shares drop more than 3% Brent rallies on Iran tension, yen rallies on haven demand
"Divine Vengeance Will Befall Saudi Arabia," Iran Warns, As Global Outcry Over Execution Grows
Incredible set of maps reveals global breakdown of statistics on everything from beer prices, the working week and number of sexual partners
One year ago, when looking at the 20 most popular stories of 2014, we were troubled by a recurring thread: "despite the just concluded 6th consecutive year of a rising S&P 500 - the longest such stretch since 1999 of what otherwise would be deemed op
Judges granted government request to suspend three parliamentarians due to take office next week - taking opposition below two-thirds majority needed to unpick Nicolas Maduro's grip on power
Update: There are reports of a "large explosion" near the site of the fire. Here's the clip:
I got a couple emails that asked me, "Hey, don't you think we NEED a military?! What are we going to do if we're attacked?!" Very well. I'll play. Pay attention, boys and girls. Get up and make coffee and settle in for a nice winter's cha
The state of Wyoming recently passed Senate Bill 12, the Data Trespass Bill, which will prevent people from collecting evidence of pollution, even on public lands.
One hundred years ago European civilization, as it had been known, was ending its life in the Great War, later renamed World War I.
Brussels, Belgium traditionally puts on a spectacular fireworks display to ring in the new year, but this year there will be no such celebration. The terror threat in the nation and in the city in particular, where several conspirators in the Paris a
President Barack Obama has admitted that a "pretty sizeable percentage" of world leaders are "out of their minds". The President made the admission to Jerry Seinfeld for an episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.
It has come down to this: a year in which the US stock market (led by a handful of shares even as the vast majority of stocks has dropped) has gone nowhere, but took the longest and most volatile path to get there, is about to close either red or gre
Ballistic-Missile Program. Spot what's wrong with the following sentence: "The Obama administration is preparing to impose its first financial sanctions on Iran since it forged a landmark nuclear agreement in July."
A Yahoo Finance headline this morning reads: "Unhappy New Year: The U.S. Economy Is Stalling Out."
Virtual reality has a very real problem. With several technology giants preparing splashy introductions for the first VR headsets in 2016, few people own hardware capable of fully supporting Facebook's Oculus Rift or other systems.
"The main goal today is to make space cheap," Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who's in charge of defense, told Rossiya 24 TV in an interview on Wednesday in Moscow. "Competitors are stepping on our toes. Look at what billionaire Musk is
identity via RFID hacking(NaturalNews) The last thing you're probably thinking about as you wrap up your holiday shopping is the possibility that identity thieves might be trying to steal your credit and debit cards, drivers license or other personal
(NaturalNews) The birth of a baby should be a joyous occasion for a family. However, over the past decade, over 130,000 babies in the United States have been born with drug addictions, making the experience anything but happy.
It's not just investors who want to be like Warren Buffett. Many CEOs would too.