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Top 10 ways to help Haiti

If you are in a position to help, here are the top 10 ways you can help the Haitian people following the tremendous earthquake.

Diplomats react differently to WikiLeaks and Cablegate

Reactions from diplomats and governments have been mixed to WikiLeaks and "Cablegate." Some condemn the release, while others approve of it.
Benjamin Netanyahu

Obama wants KORUS, a NAFTA-style Korea free trade agreement

President Obama has endorsed KORUS, a Korea Free Trade agreement that will allegedly bring jobs. But critics see another NAFTA coming.
Cover of a Korean graphic novel about Barack Obama.

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.

Libyan crisis inflates fuel and food prices, says UN

The Libyan crisis has halted oil production there, causing oil to exceed $100 per barrel. Global food prices have shot up as a result.
Gallons of milk on a supermarket shelf.

UK election results in a hung parliament

The UK election results are in, and Great Britain has a hung parliament. That means the British Government is powerless. What will they do?
A Noose

When Sea World strikes back! Dawn Brancheau tragedy revisited

Dawn Brancheau was an excellent trainer of marine animals and she paid the ultimate price. It’s unclear whether Dawn let complacency skew...
Sea World trainer Dawn Brancheau was killed by a killer whale.

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.

Global yuan exchange under way for first time in history

The yuan, which had been kept under lock and key in China, is now a global currency trading commodity. Traders are chomping at the bit.
Front view of a Chinese one yuan note. The late Communist leader Mao Tse Tung is depicted on the currency.

Meltdown in Japan and budget cuts endanger cheaper electricity

Nuclear power is a great way to get cheaper electricity, and new plants are unlikely because of the crisis in Japan and U.S. budget cuts.
Nuclear plant

Gadhafi speech blames unrest on drugs and Bin Laden

In a recent speech Moammar Gadhafi broadcast on Libyan television, he blames unrest and protests in Libya on al-Qaida and teenagers on drugs.
Nescafe

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.

Ryanair faces mutiny after unexpected fee hits passengers

A group of more than 100 students delayed a Ryanair flight for three hours when they were hit with an unexpected fee for overweight baggage.
Photo of a Ryanair plane

Swine flu making a comeback in Britain

After a pandemic and panic last year, the swine flu is starting to make a comeback. Many new cases are starting to occur in Great Britain...
Swine Flu

The first day of summer 2010 is also Fathers Day 2010

You can save space on the calendar, as the first day of summer 2010 also happens to be, as fate would have it, Father's Day 2010. READ ON...
Tropical Beach at sunset

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.

Libyan plane crash leaves one survivor

A Libyan plane crash has left 103 dead. One survivor, an 8-year-old Dutch boy, is in the hospital after being discovered alive. READ MORE...
Plane Crash

Paul Shirley on Haiti: “I won’t give them a cent”

Paul Shirley says Haiti doesn't deserve money, because it'll stick to the red tape. Gee, encouraging activism is one thing, but seriously?

Amazon removes WikiLeaks website from servers

As outrage has mounted, Amazon has removed WikiLeaks from Amazon web hosting out of protest over WikiLeaks' activities releasing documents.
Julian Assange

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.

Rodolfo Torre slaying puts spotlight on peso, border security

Mexican gubernatorial candidate Rodolfo Torre's death at the likely hands of Los Zetas highlights America's own need for border security…
A vehicle riddle with bullet holes, courtesy of a Los Zetas attack.

Man tries to smuggle Titi monkeys through Mexico City airport

A man in Mexico City has been charged with attempting to smuggle Titi monkeys, endangered animals that would have made him a bundle of money.
Titi Monkey