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ASEAN and its role in border disputes among members

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations has a vital role in resolving and preventing conflicts, but there is a growing need to intervene.
The ASEAN Organization

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.

Payday Loans and How You Can Protect Your Personal Information From Identity Theft

Encryption of your data is just the basic level of protection you need to look for. You can also check to see if the page has HTTPS in the address bar when on application page.
Encryption of your data is just the basic level of protection you need to look for. You can also check to see if the page has HTTPS in the address bar when on application page.

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

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

How People Are Taking Advantage of Installment Loans To Cover Budget Shocks Today

Budget shocks are something very common these days. Many middle class Americans have started using installment lending products to get through tough times.
Budget shocks are something very common these days. Many middle class Americans have started using installment lending products to get through tough times.

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.

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

Short Term Loans Are Available Without Credit Checks - What Does That Mean For You?

Having access to a short term loan online when every you want without credit checks is a tempting offer but what should you know before applying?
Having access to a short term loan online when every you want without credit checks is a tempting offer but what should you know before applying?

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.

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

You Are Not Supposed To Know Cash Advances Online Do Not Require Any Credit

Credit is not a factor with cash advances online. There are not credit checks so their is no hard inquiry on your record to lower your credit score.
Credit is not a factor with cash advances online. There are not credit checks so their is no hard inquiry on your record to lower your credit score.

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

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

Personal Online Lending and How It Can Make or Break Your Family Budget During Hard Times

Hard times befall us all but you do not have to break your budget to pay your bills. Use personal loans responsibly to avoid penlaties and late fees.
Hard times befall us all but you do not have to break your budget to pay your bills. Use personal loans responsibly to avoid penlaties and late fees.

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

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