Yearly Archives: 2010

$1 trillion-plus omnibus spending bill riles GOP senators

A $1.3 trillion Democratic omnibus spending bill has hit the Senate, and Republicans are calling foul over the 20,000-plus earmarks in it...
“The Middle Class Beatdown: Decline of the American Dream” - a cartoon by Cory M. Grenier depicting a Republican lawmaker kicking the American people to the curb.

UN Security Council lifts Iraq sanctions

The U.N. Security Council has voted to lift most of the sanctions levied against Iraq, provided Iraq improves its relationship with Kuwait.
President Removes Iraq Sanctions - Joint Press Availability with President Bush and President Aznar of Spain in the Cross-Hall.

Justice Department files oil spill lawsuit against BP and others

The Justice Department lawsuit wants BP and eight other companies held liable for the cost of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill response and cleanup.
oil spill gulf of mexico 2010

Payday loan APR Fees and How They Compare To Other Financing Rates

A fee of $32 on a $100 bounced check can have an APR as high as 2,336%. You would be surprised to see how other fees measure up.
A fee of $32 on a $100 bounced check can have an APR as high as 2,336%. You would be surprised to see how other fees measure up.

Senate tax cut bill passes by wide margin

The Senate tax bill, which has been subject to a lot of speculation, has passed 81 to 19. It still must pass the House before being made law.
Harry Reid

Eyeclops Mini Projector | Starter-quality bigscreen projection

The inexpensive Eyeclops Mini Projector can create a 60-inch image with a tiny toy -- but is the quality really as good as the box claims?
Eyeclops

School board shooting video shows Panama City, Florida, shootout

During a routine school board meeting in Panama City, Florida, an ex-convict took over the meeting, shooting at school board members.
V for Vendetta

Installment Loans Online and How They Differ From The Average Payday Loan

One of the most liked features of installment loans is being able to pay them back over a much longer period of time then normal loans you may find locally.
One of the most liked features of installment loans is being able to pay them back over a much longer period of time then normal loans you may find locally.

Google Latitude for iPhone finally approved by Apple App Store

After much anticipation, the approved Google Latitude location-sharing app, re-engineered for iOS 4, is available at the Apple App Store...
location sharing app

Bellagio robbery | Bandit rides away with $1.5 million in chips

The Bellagio hotel casino has been robbed; that makes two large casinos in Las Vegas that may have been robbed by the same man in five days.
Bellagio

Westin Hotels offers exercise gear for business travelers

Westin Hotels now offers communal exercise wear for business travelers. Good business, or will people be too grossed out to use the service?
Photo of a woman doing a tae kwon do workout in sports bra and shorts.

The Ease and Convenience of Short Term Loans Needs To Be Managed In A Smart Way

It is not wise to go crazy with short term loans just because you can get them online with no credit checks, no collateral and without having to fax in tons of documents.
It is not wise to go crazy with short term loans just because you can get them online with no credit checks, no collateral and without having to fax in tons of documents.

Sal Alosi salary takes big hit as punishment for tripping player

Sal Alosi doesn't make a lot of money by NFL standards, and his salary will suffer big time with a fine and suspension for his actions. ...
Sal alosi wont be dating cheerleaders on his salary

Voyager 1 nears edge of solar system after 33 years in space

Voyager 1, a NASA deep space probe, has reached a region in the solar system 11 billion miles from Earth where the solar wind blows out ...
voyager 1 grand tour

What You Need To Know To Keep From Getting Trapped By Cash Advance Addiction

Cash advances are not a long term financial fix for spending spree addictions. Using them should be done so responsibly and in a realistic manner.
Cash advances are not a long term financial fix for spending spree addictions. Using them should be done so responsibly and in a realistic manner.

Passengers aboard Brilliance of the Seas horrified by big storm

The 90,000-ton Royal Caribbean ship Brilliance of the Seas was tossed like a cork in high winds and heavy seas on a Mediterranean cruise. ...
Royal caribbean cruise

Decline in underwater mortgages credited to surge in foreclosures

The number of underwater mortgages held declined as foreclosures increased; negative equity is expected to grow as home prices keep sliding.
negative equity

No Credit Check Personal Loans From The Comfort Of Home - A Good Thing or a Bad Thing?

Personal loans are so easy to get it worries some consumer groups. Like anything on the internet it pays to be informed before you pursue any online transactions.
Personal loans are so easy to get it worries some consumer groups. Like anything on the internet it pays to be informed before you pursue any online transactions.

Bad credit loans online: One application is all you need

With just a single application, you can find the best direct lenders who specialize in bad credit loans online. Get your app started today!
A man applying for bad credit loans online to pay off a past due bill.

Top Twitter trends in 2010 include oil spill, Bieber and vuvuzela

Twitters annual list of top trending topics in 2010 was compiled from 25 billion tweets, an increase of 17 billion tweets over 2009 ...
trending tweets