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US embassy in Tripoli shuttered with Libya sanctions pending

The U.S. embassy in Tripoli has been mostly evacuated. Economic sanctions against Libya are going to be implemented soon.
Gadhafi

Couple staying married as they become priest and nun

A married couple in Germany has converted to the Roman Catholic church, and both have taken vows as a nun and priest. They will remain married.
Photo of a nun.

Oil rig explosion | Transocean Deepwater Horizon on fire

The offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, operated by Transocean, is still burning. How many were injured and who is responding? READ ON...
Offshore oil drilling rig

How Can Your Credit Score Be Saved With Something As Simple As A Payday Loan?

Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.
Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.

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.

Facts About Installment Loans Everyone Should Know Before Applying Online

Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.
Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.

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.

How To Get A Cash Advance Without Providing Collateral or Submitting To A Credit Check

Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.
Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.

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

How Personal Loans Online Can Prevent Your FICO Credit Score From Going Down

Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.
Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.

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

How To Use Short Term Loans To Get Through a Budget Crisis Wisely

Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.
Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.

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?