World

Google flips the switch in China: search no longer censored

Google has officially shut down www.google.cn, its Chinese search portal. Are those searches being redirected, and how did China react?
Chinese internet cafe

Israeli PM says Iran must fear credible military threat

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has spoken openly of pursuing a credible military threat against Iran over its mysterious nuclear program.
U.S. Vice President and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a March 2010 visit to Jersusalem.

Fitch downgrades the credit rating of Greece | EU to offer help

Credit rating agency Fitch downgraded Greece to a BBB- credit rating. How will Greece turn around their economy, or will Greece need help?
Greece

Is Applying For A Payday Loan Through A Direct Lender The Best Option?

Using a lender matching service can get you cash in as little as 2 hours. Direct lenders have a very high denial rate for applications.
Using a lender matching service can get you cash in as little as 2 hours. Direct lenders have a very high denial rate for applications.

Confucius Peace Prize ceremony in Beijing comes off as a farce

The Confucius Peace Prize was created by China to mock the Nobel Peace Prize, which was awarded to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo ...
Confucius Peace Prize

Fidel Castro admits the Cuban Revolution is a dismal failure

The Cuban government will fire 500,000 state workers and expect them to fend for themselves in a country with no private sector to absorb them.
fidel castro communist system

NASA arrives to aid trapped Chilean miners

Advisers from NASA are in Chile to assist in the rescue of the trapped Chilean miners. It's estimated to be months until they are rescued...
Farmington Mine Disaster

How Can Installment Loans Help Protect Your Credit Rating?

There are millions of people each year that ruin their credit score because they did not know they could use installment loans to pay their bills before defaulting.
There are millions of people each year that ruin their credit score because they did not know they could use installment loans to pay their bills before defaulting.

Queensland coast of Australia braces for Cyclone Yasi

Cyclone Yasi is about to slam into the state of Queensland, the northeast part of Australia. The storm is the same size as Hurricane Katrina.
Hurricane

Can Short Term Loans Ease the Food Crisis?

People across the globe are suffering from hunger due to higher food prices. Will short term loans help to ease this crisis?
World hunger mounts as the cost of food exceeds the grasp of too many. Short term loans may help some.

WikiLeaks among more than 200 nominees for Nobel Peace Prize

WikiLeaks has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. While the $1.6 million prize could be used in Assange's defense, it likely won't be.
Nobel Peace Prize

Do Not Fall Behind On Your Bills - See How Short Term Loans Can Help Prevent Late Fees and Penalties.

Short term loans can help you stay current on your bills by providing quick cash so you do not rack up expensive late fees and penalty charges.
Short term loans can help you stay current on your bills by providing quick cash so you do not rack up expensive late fees and penalty charges.

Tariq Aziz death sentence will keep his story from being told

Tariq Aziz, former Iraqi deputy prime minister, was sentenced to death for his alleged role in crimes committed by Saddam Hussein's regime.
Tariq Aziz Saddam Hussein deputy prime minister

Fukushima disaster lays bare the cost of nuclear power

Rising construction costs and the potential cost of a nuclear accident are making clean energy alternatives more attractive to investors.
fukushima disaster

Seven banks cannot meet capital requirements in Euro stress tests

The Euro stress tests have revealed that after the Greek bailout, seven major European banks can't meet capital requirements of 91 surveyed.
HSBC Bank

How To Get A Cash Advance Even With Bad Credit and Bankruptcy On Your Record

Not many people know they are still eligible for cash advances after bankruptcy or losing their credit. There are no credit checks so bad credit does not affect eligibility.
Not many people know they are still eligible for cash advances after bankruptcy or losing their credit. There are no credit checks so bad credit does not affect eligibility.

The business of a New Korean War

Will a New Korean War result from the tensions, and if so, will America's economy survive being cut off from South Korean products and parts?
Close-up of the statue of an American soldier pondering the dog tags of fallen comrades. The statue is part of a Korean War Memorial located in New Jersey.

Hungary toxic sludge spill triggers ecological disaster

A flood of toxic sludge bigger than the gulf oil spill hit several towns in western Hungary after a reservoir broke at an aluminum plant.
Hungary toxic sluge warning sign

French Court Finds Church of Scientology Guilty of Fraud

The French government recognizes the Church of Scientology as a commercial institution, not a religion. Now two French branches have been fined for fraud...
Tom Cruise, famous Scientologist. Image from Flickr.

Keep Your Debt to Credit Ratio Down By Using Personal Loans Instead of Credit Cards

The higher your credit balance the lower your credit score may be. Personal loans online do not go on your credit report in most cases.
The higher your credit balance the lower your credit score may be. Personal loans online do not go on your credit report in most cases.

Rome and Moscow plagued by protests and riots

Riots have been breaking out all over Europe in recent months. Recent riots in Rome and in Moscow plunged both capital cities into chaos.
Silvio Berlusconi

Bank of America steels itself for exposure of Wikileaks data

It's believed that Wikileaks has data on Bank of America mortgage, foreclosure and other corruption that could be big enough to kill the bank.
A nonplussed preacher walks away from a Bank of America ATM.