Australian authorities are set to offer a $1 million award for the mastermind behind the murder of a self-proclaimed “200-yr-old vampire”.
As Thailand's ailing 81-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej begins the second month of a hospital stay Monday, his countrymen are wondering just how sick he really is. Concern for his well-being reflects the reverence and affection the Thai public ho
L.A. Times just dropped this blockbuster: In a strange twist to an already complicated legal situation, artist Shepard Fairey admitted today to legal wrongdoing in his ongoing battle with the Associated Press.
Oct 16 - East Germans remember the final days of the hated secret police, the Stasi, which collected information on the country’s citizens with a network of spies and informants.
Earlier this week, I wrote about possible “incongruities” in the gold bar registry of GLD.Specifically, here is what has happened to the GLD bar list which is published each Friday at approximately 4:30 pm EST.
Hicheur was a nuclear scientist working under contract with the European Organization for Nuclear Research, which oversees the operation of the Large Hadron Collider, otherwise known as the Big Bang machine.
"Based on recent research, it is recommended that children younger than two years of age should not spend any time watching television or using other electronic media (DVDs, computer and other electronic games)," said a draft copy of the guidelines o
At that meeting:In a private conversation, I asked Goehl what he thought of Ron Paul's bill to audit the Fed. Without hesitating he said, "I think it's great". Goehl seems to be influenced by William Grieder. He told me they are planning a mass rally
London's Olympic Park construction site is to be turned into a "virtual fortress" protected with state-of-the-art biometric security measures that will allow only scanned workers into the compound. Machines capable of hand and iris recognition
Another insult to long suffering Chicago Cubs fans.
Pakistani commandos freed dozens of hostages held by militants at the army's own headquarters, ending a bloody, 22-hour drama that embarrassed the nation's military as it plans a new offensive against al-Qaida and the Taliban. At least 19 people died
The ship that came to global attention after disappearing in mysterious circumstances is now in the Mediterranean and being refused permission to dock anywhere. Its crew is struggling to survive with little water.
Top U.S. and British officials said they believed that Pakistan's nuclear weapons were secure, after a stunning insurgent attack on the South Asian country's army headquarters. "We have confidence in the Pakistani government and military's control ov
Sigurder Einarsson, the former CEO of failed Icelandic bank, Kaupthing, is suspected of Fraud, reports The Guardian. With that, he becomes the first European bank chief to face legal retribution since the crisis begain.
China has cautioned U.S. legislators against intervening in China's domestic affairs, specifically in Tibet, Xinhua reported. The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Tuesday received a U.S. Congress award in honor of the late U.S. human rig
Politico.com has put out a bit of background information on Robert Fisk, the reporter who sent gold soaring and the dollar crashing as a result of his column reporting secret meetings between the Chinese, Arabs and Russians. They are supposedly meeti
When Venezuela's Mining Minister Rodolfo Sanz walked into a televised Cabinet meeting this week, President Hugo Chávez impishly asked, "So how's the uranium for Iran going? For the atomic bomb." Chávez was joking, but few were laughing outside Caraca
A huge statue of Bill Clinton is being unveiled in the heart of Kosovo’s capital city. He’s celebrated there as the man who ordered NATO’s offensive against Serbia in 1999.For Kosovo Albanians, the former American president is a hero, who sanctioned
"Three blocks of Wisconsin Avenue Northwest were cleared of cars and pedestrians. Adjacent buildings and restaurants were evacuated..."Investigators say Ali was overheard calling out: "I'm not scared to die! I will kill you! I will blow people up and
One failed resurrection of the old hockey stick prop, one "scientist" using thin data, and one entire research unit destroying what should have been secured are distasteful scandals that couldn't have erupted at a worst time for global warming alarmi
I thought that this was a hoax, and that, if I left it alone for an hour, all the media will have to admit that they got punked by 4chan or something similar… Nope. It’s real.
The National Organization for Women has sharply criticized comedian David Letterman, accusing him of promoting a hostile, uncomfortable work environment.
The European Union has drawn up secret plans to establish itself as a global power in its own right with the authority to sign international agreements on behalf of member states
Human rights groups are beginning to question President Obama's commitment to their issue as the administration engages authoritarian regimes, retains the option of sending terrorist suspects abroad to places where they might be tortured and puts off
Three nationals of the People’s Republic of China and two corporations were charged on October 1, 2009 in federal court with conspiring over a period of 10 years to illegally export defense articles, designated on the United States Munitions List, an
China pledged to strengthen bonds with isolated North Korea on Monday, calling their relationship a boon to peace, while reports of swoops on North Korean ships underscored strains behind a recent easing of tension.
Hundreds of striking workers forced U.S. auto maker General Motors Co [GM.UL] to shut its Thai assembly plant on Monday, company and union officials said, raising the stakes in a pay dispute with management.
“America and Britain must be very worried. You will know how worried by the thunder of denials this news will generate.”
Swiss authorities rejected on Tuesday an appeal by lawyers for Roman Polanski, arrested in September after fleeing America in 1978 from an underage sex charge, to release the film director from prison.